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January 22, 1987

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6-The San Miguel Basin Forum, Thursday, January 22,1987 CYUNDERS FILLED AT OFFICE FULL SERVICE APPUANCES 442 W. HWY 141 NATURITA, Co. 81422 PI:K)PANE 865-2284 RUMOR is... Spring Is Comingl Call offer "Siding Soffit & Fasda "Insulation " Windows Room Addl~bons Roofing "Bathrooms " Porches & Decks What I Like About the Lutherans Jan. 25 " Feb. 1 Feb. 8 Feb. 15 Feb. 22 Mar. 1 Mar. 8 What I Like About the Baptists What I Like About the Methodists What I LAke About the Chadsmatlcs What I Like About the Catholics WhaH Lii About Our Jewish Rtmds Why so Many Denominations What I Like About the Adventists IT IS WRITTEN | KREY-Sunday 9:00 A.M. ouncl Paul Woods and Dale Williams were appoint- ed to fill the vacancies on the Nucla Town Council at the January 14 meet- ing. Woods will serve as police and street commis- sioner, Williams as water commissioner. Jim Martin and Gordon Smith reported the status of the Basin Community "It's a job that has to be clone and rm willing to do it." "I would like to see one council for both towns ultimately." Paul Woods Dale Wil ams Want to avoid travel - trouble - traffic bad weather - and wasting precious time? Then just BANK-BY-MAIL! Our bank is as close as your nearest mail box! We will mail deposit receipts to you and furnish Bank-by-ma!l envelopes! TNE ACTION BANK STATE BANK "~o~,,oor, co~o..o~ Serving Southwestern Colorado 327 4255 "Naw, my I. s didn't throw me, er ierL loose, er run off, er Ix,N,I,, I o, a ,sr Building A Bank A Customer At A Time Pool project to the Town Board. The Council voted to pledge $5,000 toward the project. The board discussed the excess clothing which be- longs to the various de- partments. The Town will possibly inventory th- clothes and sell what isn, needed. Approval was given for use of the Town's grader to blade the Nucla High School track area. Carl Pender will be the operat- or. The board gave approval for Pender to attend clas- ses in Boulder in March to prepare for and take the test for a Class A water li- cense, and for Duane Butler to take the Class D test in Delta. The next board meeting is scheduled for January 28 at 7:30 p.m. Depressed industry forces lay-offs Cotter Corporation an- nounced on Monday, Jan- uary 19, that ! ! 3 salaried end hourly employees state-wide were laid off, six from the Western Slope operations in Nucla. Joe McClusky, execu- tive vice-president and gen- eral manager for Cotter, said that "due to the con- tinuing depressed condi- tion in the uranium indus- try, Cotter Corporation has decided, with great re- luctance, to curtail opera- tions " at the Lekewood headquarters, the Schwertzwalder Mine north of Golden, the mill at Canon City and the Nucla operations office. The six local employees, along with 107 others at the other facilities, reprell sent close to a 50 percen| reduction in staff. Cotter- plans to maintain its mines and operations at a stand- by condition, said Mc- Clusky, but "we can't fore see when we'll get back to full-scale again." The lay-offs were in ef- fect as of January 19 ex- cept at the mill, which will be cut back effective Feb- ruary 2. "We're not happy to do this," McClusky added, "but if we're to stay in business, it had to be done."