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| 2A WEDNESDAY, DEC. 17, 2008 SIDNEY ItE LI From page one ~J I announces new U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., announces his deputy chief of staff Jay Martin has been promoted to the position of chief of staff in his Congressional office. "Jay has been a valuable asset to my Office over the last six-plus years," said Re- hberg. "I can think of n~one better to take over the reins as my chief of staff. { Martin joined the Rehberg office in May 2002 and has served as deputy chief ot; staff since January 2004:Pri- or to that, Martin worked for Congressman Steve Largent and later as legislative assis- tant to Congressman John Sullivan, both of Oklahoma. Former chief of staff Erik Iverson has left to work as a consultant on several proj- ects for Entrepreneur and Montana Meth Project founder Tom Siebel. BILL VANDER WEELE I SIDNEY HERALD Christmas concert Sidney High School concert band members perform under the direction of Cedric Halvorson during the Christmas Gala Concert Monday night. " New hipment! 8Y BILL VAtlDER WEELE number one diesel with a have for their own use," Gar- Many styles in stock. now SIDNEY HERALB blend." man said. Larry Garman, Cross Petro- Dean Thogersen, Thogersen Some residents and busi- leum Service, says there are Oil, suggests it's possible less ness owners are concerned allocations being made on the number one diesel was pro- about the shortage of supply pipeline, duced this year because of of number one diesel fuel in "They just aren't keepingmilder winters during the the area. extra on the line," Garman past few years. Now that it's 1521 Central, Sidney Duane Mitchell, owner of said. needed, Sidney is located.at M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 433-3735 Mitchell's Oil Field Service, To make matters more diffi- the end of the line for distri- said his company needed to cult, the P-40 fuel isn't avail- bution. pay freight from Laurel to oh- able from Canada this year. tain 10,000 gallons of a 60-40 "They are holding what they etitor@sidneyherold.com mixture, which arrived late Friday afternoon. "They knew winter was coming," Mitchell said on Monday morning. ',I think it's a refinery problem." Another business owner added, "We just can't get enough one diesel." He said he doesn't know ry i how many businesses were ex- Save on eve thing tasty periencing problems, but he knew his company was having y g! headaches Monday morning, for holida hostin "I'm guessing there are a lot Sale Dec. 17-24(Quantity rights reserved) having problems when you don't have one diesel fuel," he said. I:RESH MEATS & SEAFOOD FOR HOLIDAY GATHERINGS Russ Huotari, Richland ' Larg County director for pttbl]c e works, says the county is re- ceiving the fuel but in low Cooked qualities. "So, we can't order a tanker load," Huotari said. "But we do time with a blend, too, as long as we can supplement Foundation: Group. plans to improve Richland County's future FROM PAGE IA three years, [the MCF] basi- cally gives our money back and says, 'Come back when you're ready,' "Boyer said. It ultimately means the com- munity doesn't support the program. The money granted by the foundation is up for grabs for most every group in Richland County. Whereas other foun- dations have specifm targets for funding, the RCCF will grant money to any group who needs it (hockey, the li- brary, education, etc.), includ- ing foundations applying for grants. "It would be like an umbrel- la in terms of the needs of the community," said Hori- zon member Stacey Schmitt. Currently Boyer and Schmitt are working toward putting the board members together who will decide how to release the funds. "Once we get that put to- gether we've got all the paper- work set up with the Mon- tana Community Foundation so we will have $2,500 to im- mediately give out in grants to community organiza- tions," said Boyer. For anyone interested in becoming a member, Boyer and Schmitt will hold an open house late January or early February. Announce- ments for the specific day. and time will come. '~ lot of the Horizon Lead- ership participants are want- ing to turn this over to the community so they will not be serving on the board," said Boyer. "It really needs to be a community board." For more information, con- tact Stacey Schmitt at 433- 2207. reporter@sidneyheratd.com Hours: 7 a.m.-10 p.m. every day 203 2nd St. NW, Sidney, MT 482-3737 F Major Credit Cards Accepted Montana owned and operated We're stocking up on joy and good cheer, to thank you all for shopping here! 3"o all our customers and their families, we wish a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. -(} F n en M n r Meat Manager Manager GM & rot d a age Asst. Manager Baker Manager {.,/Floral Manager " Produce Manager