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Seen 'n Heard - Oct, 2000 Issue (page 2)

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(September 10, 2000) Jeff Johnson, Admissions for Wilderness Quest, FAX: 435-587-3164, announced Ramon Palacios, LCDC was hired as a Substance abuse Counselor. Most recently he was a substance abuse counselor with Brown Schools in Texas. Palacios will be working with students in the field and assist in facilitating the 3-day Family Workshop at the end of the programs 42-day wilderness experience.

(September 11, 2000) Kreg Gillman at Aspen Ranch and Gil Hallows at Aspen Achievement Academy, in Loa, Utah, 435-836-2472, announced Interim Director of Admissions Jason York has had the “interim” removed from his title and now is the Director of Admissions for the two programs.

(September 12, 2000) Julia Andrick, spokesperson for the CEDU Family of Services, Sandpoint, Idaho, 208-265-0607, jandrick@cedu.com, announced that CEDU, at a community forum held in September at the Naples Youth Hostel “unveiled a four-part proposal addressing their neighbors’ concerns involving Ruby Creek Road.” At issue were neighbors’ concerns about the traffic on county roads to CEDU’s Ascent program and Northwest Academy. The full detailed plan will be presented to the County’s Planning and Zoning Commission on September 25th, and to the County Commissioner on October 2, 2000.

GAGE PLEADS NOT GUILTY TO SEX CHARGES (September 13, 2000) According to the Nugget Newspaper in Sisters, Oregon, the Deschuetes County District Attorney Mike Dugan reported “Steve Gage pleaded not guilty on Monday, September 11 to charges that he had sex with girls in his care when he operated Royal Haven Equestrian Center for Girls.” It was reported he also pleaded not guilty to “charges of criminal mistreatment for allegedly failing to provide adequate medical care, and charges of theft and money laundering.” In the article, Gage’s daughter expressed her belief that he was innocent, based partly on knowing him, and partly on having lived at the program for a time, and partly that “he turned himself in, and did not flee even when he knew an arrest was imminent.” A three month trial is expected to start in January or February 2001.

(September 20, 2000) David Schutt, Lake County District Attorney, Oregon, filed charges of criminally negligent homicide against Charles Matthew Sharp for the death on the evening of September 18th of an Obsidian Trails youth while the youth was being restrained. Sharp was arrested and lodged in the Lake County Jail until his bail of $500 was paid by Obsidian Trails. The investigation continues and an autopsy will be performed. Related stories and comments can be found at Woodbury Reports Online, in the News & Views Section.

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