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/D FAIRVIEW KEEPS I I II II I I WINNING- 5 *******ALL FOR ADC 4715 99/99/9999 SMALLTOWNPAPERS 217 W COTA ST SHELTON WA 98584 IIII II II ll-il I II I I I II Published for Richland County WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2016 .,. 108TH YEAR, NO. 75 .- SIDNEY, MONTANA ,. 980 RAFFLE-1o I III i IL III i I~ WWW.SIDNEYHERALD.COM -. $1 Bulletin Board II III Linde walk/run People can take time to remember a fallen hero from our area on Saturday when the Darren Linde run/walk takes place in Sidney for the second straight year. The walk/run will start and end at the Sidney National Guard Armory" A water/lemonade break will be available about half-way through the distance. Same day registration will begin at 8 a.m. The walk/run starts at 9 a.m. Registration fee is $25 per individual or $50 for a fam- ily of four. Strollers and families are encouraged to participate. Register deadline to guarantee a T-shirt is Sept. 16. Regis- tration forms are available at Johnson Hardware and High Caliber Sports. Lions Club breakfast The Sidney Lions Clu will offer its scholarship breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon on Sunday at the Richland County Fair Event Center. Menu includes pancakes, sausage, eggs and bever- age. Fall dinner St. Catherine's Church in Fairview will have its annual fall dinner on Sun- day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Turkey and dressing, roast pork, mashed potm . toes and gravz salad and homemade pies will be SUBMITTED Taking part in the mission trip to Costa Rica were, front from left, Cheyenne Christian, Brianna I.underby, Tyler Messer and Alex Messer; back, Dawson Christian and Pastor David Huskamp. Area individuals provide materials, labor in Costa Rica BY BILL VANDER WEELE SIDNEY HERAU} Different people have unique ways to spend their summer vacations. For six local residents connected with Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church available, they decided to utilize a mountain eight hours just :St Catherine's is located week-long period in July in order to provide dental 9317 W. Seventh St. in to assist Cabecar Indians work. airview. To-go boxes will 'We were laboring so Timothy Jones Min- available, istries is located on a Alabama and Florida. "I think it's good for members of our congrega- tion to see the needs of other areas," Huskamp said. "These people have so little." He provides the example of a woman who hikes up a they could continue to mountain in Grano de Oro where it offers housing for shore the Gospel those who need medical treatment, and religious comforting to the Cabecar ofChrist." Indians, who farm in the region. The mission trip involved constructing a David Huskamp new shower area. Pastor Huskamp explained --,m the old shower was short and made out of wood. through a mission trip in With an average yearly Granode Oro, Costa Rica. rainfall of 216 inches, the Taking on the endeavorwood wasn't holding up. were Pastor David Hus-The new shower area was kamp, Dawson Christian, built with concrete. When Cheyenne Christian, Alex some of the Indians need Messer, Tyler Messer and medical care, they stay in Brianna Lunderby. Joining housing provided by the them on the trip through Timothy Jones Ministries. Group Ministries were five "It was mainly a service members of a Lutheran project," Huskamp said. church in Parshall, N.D., "We also provided the along with five other funding for the building people from Pennsylvania, of it." Red Hatters The Richland Red Hat- ters will celebrate their 14th year anniversary at the Rod Iron at 11:30 a.m. Friday. : RSVP by Wednesday or for more information call Sylvia, 798-3882, or Marga- ret, 488--4613. Kiwanis apples If you are interested in purchasing Kiwanis apples or pears this year, contact any Kiwanis member. Cost of a 13-pound box of fruit is $25. Apple selection this year is gala or braeburn. The fruit will be avilable for pick up on the second week of October. Cooking class Sidney Sons of Norway SUBMITTED Pastor David Huskamp carries a concrete block. The group also replaced area. "Now, they are all the community's water over the place," Huskamp pump, which now provides said of the believers. "He a 250-gallon water tank. teaches them and then Another project was help- they teach others in the ing varnish pews for the village." community's church. Jones is currently work- Huskamp said when ing on translating the Old Jones' father began his Testament into the Cabe- ministry,, there weren't any Christian believers in that SEE MISSION, PAGE 10 tf ir BY BILL VANDER WEELE SIDNEY HERALD A tentative schedule has been announced by the Wings of Freedom Air Show Task Force for the air show at the Sidney- Richland Airport on Satur- day and Sunday. Gates open at 10 a.m. and the show starts at 1 p.m. each day. The National Anthem along with opening re- marks will begin at 1 p.m. At 1:10 p.m., Brett Handy with his Pitts Special Biplane will provide entertainment. Handy is a surface rated high-per- formance solo aerobatic and formation pilot, who performs at air shows across Canada and the United States. He appeared at seven shows in 2014 and nine shows in 2015 includ- ing several major interna- tional air shows in Canada and the United States. Then at 1:25, Warren Pietsch and his T-Craftt will perform. Pietsch has accumulated more than 26,000 hours of flight time in aircraft ranging from gliders, J-3 Cubs, antique aircraft and vintage World War II aircraft. He is qualified for aerobatics in numerous aircraft includ- ing the P-51 Mustang. Jim Pietz will hit the skies at 1:40 p.m. for his performance. Peitz' love of aviation has led him to multiple avenues that allow him to enjoy its full spectrum. In 1992, he purchased a Christen Eagle and taught himself aerobatic flight by reading it out of a book. He holds commercial, instrument and multi-engine licenses and is FAA and ICAS certi- fied for aerobatics. At 1:55 p.m., Gene Soucy is on the schedule. Soucy is one of the most well-respected and pro- ficient airshow pilots in American aviation. He is a former member of the record-setting Eagles Aerobatic Flight Team, he has been a member of SEE SHOW, PAGE 10 is having a Norwegian cooking class every second and fourth Monday of the month. The class starts this Monday at 6 p.m. at the Sons of Norway lodge located at 714 E. Main. All are welcome. Deaths R. Kelly Roberts, 62 Page 3A Inside AroundTown ..... 2 Bi.hs ................. 3 Clas fieds ...... 7-9 Sports ............ 4, 5 Viewpoints .......... 6 I1!!1!!!111!1!1!1!1!1111 llllllllilllllll BY BILl. VANDER WERE SIDNEY HERALD The trial of Cody Johnston, a Fairview man charged with the murder of Nicole Waller, is now less than a month away. John- ston's trial will take place the week of Oct. 17 and continue into the week of Oct. 24. Johnston was arrested at 4:18 p.m. Aug. 24 at a fueling station in Sidney by the Richland County Sheriffs Office and the Depart- ment of Criminal Investigation. He has been charged with deliber- ate homicide and tampering with physical evidence in cQnnecfion with the death of Nicole Waner, who was 32 at the time she went missing in February 2013. Waller was last seen in Fairview on Feb. 14, 2013. The fonowing day, Waller's maroon-colored, 1999 Ford Expedition was found aban- doned off Highway 2 between Pop- Johnston's pickup in the driveway a red Ford pickup. When law en- lar and Wolf Point. At that time, of Johnston's residence at 7:30 forcement interviewed Sorteberg, Waller was reported missing with a.m. Feb. 14. A co-employee said he said he believed that Johnston evidence of foul play, Her body has that Johnston called him Feb. 15, had killed Waller and he feared he not been found. 2013, and said he had some things would be next. Sorteberg said that According to court records, going on but if anyone asks they on Feb. 14, 2013, Johnston asked Johnston said Waller called him were working together the previ- him for a wash barrel. Sorteberg on the morning of Feb. 14, 2013, ous day, didn't have a barrel, but Johnston and said she was heading back to Court records state that the then asked him to follow him out' Kalispell. Johnston said he went location of Johnston between the i of town with Waller's vehicle. back home around noon that day, hours of 9:31 a.m. and 12;29 p.m, Johnston explained he wanted and Waller wasn't there and her On Feb. 14, 2013, is unknown due to to play a practical joke on her. vehicle was gone. Johnston said Johnston turning off his Cell- Sorteberg followed him to Poplar he felt Waller had made it home phone. Waller's cellphonewas also to drop off Waller's vehicle and until he got a call from Waller's turned off during that time frame, gave him a ride back to Fairview. sister and heard Waner's vehicle Video footage from Culbertson When he went into the the vehicle, was found near Poplar. High School shows a vehicleSorteberg noticed Johnston had Phone records show that John- matching Watler's vehicle descrip- two cell phones. ston called his work supervisor at tion traveling west at 10:09 a.m. Johnston was released from cus- 7:47 a.m. Feb. 14, 2013. During the Feb. 14, 2013. A vehicle following tody after posting a $250,000. conversation, Johnston said he was a larger red Ford pickup with He is currently living in Flat- was going to take a personal day. amber lights on the cab. Investiga- head County but is required to Another supervisor at Johnston's tors found that a friend of John- wear a GPS tracking unit. employer told police he noticed ston's, William Sorteberg, owned