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Page 2 Golden Valley News August 2,2012 Capitol Re:port By Shirley Meyer State Representative, District 36 ÷ North Dakota making plans for continued energy production The Energy Development and value-added processing of natural -- Transmission Committee met last gas. (Rene) Ellis all of Seattle and Nina (Joseph) Pedro of Federal Way, Washington; ten grandchildren• Trevor. Mia, Casey, Jordan, Landon (Danielle), Christina, Jessica (Joel), Reed. Joni and Start'; one great-grandson, Taegan all of whom he was very proud of. Neale is also survived by his broth- er Ed (Emma) Koshney of Cando, North Dakota: sister-in-law Nathylie Claussen of Seattle and many nieces and nephews that he spoke of often. Husband, Father, Brother, Uncle. Grandfather and Great- Grandfather, that is what our father valued the most, his family, and for this we thank him. Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at: www.silvernale-silhafuneral- home .com. Smith to perform the lives and times of decades gone by, combining theater arts with his- tory. The character monologues, about 20 minutes in length, are based on original letters, diaries and other documents, many from the archives of the State Historical Society of North Dakota. Ellwein is an advertising consult- ant and Williston-Sidney area actor and children's theater director. Since 1996, Ellwein has been bring- ing historical figures to life for audi- ences in nine western states• Yellowstone Vic Smith, born Victor Grant Smith (1850-1925). was a buffalo hunter, trapper, dig- patch rider, scout and storyteller hired as a hunting guide by the Marquis de Mores, during the Marquis's time in Medora in 1880s. Neale Duane Koshney SEATTLE Neale Duane Koshney, 81, of Seattle passed away on March 13. 2012, due to complications from Myasthenia Gravis in Seattle. Interment will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, Aug. 4, in the Beach City Cemetery in Beach, North Dakota with Rev. Andy Lam officiating. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday. Aug. 4. in the American Legion Club in Beach. Silvernale-Silha Funeral Home of Beach has been entrusted with the arrange- ments. Neale was born on June 23, 1930 in Beach, a son of Edward and Mabel Koshney. Neale was raised and educated in Beach, graduating from Beach High School. He later attended the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Neal was a gifted athlete and sports was a lifelong passion of his. After his schooling Neate decided to head west to Seattle in 1950 where he answered Boeing's call for engineers. In 1956 Neale was united in marriage to Jane Bailey in Aberdeen, Washington. He retired from Boeing in 1994 and had resided in Seattle until the time of his death. Neale was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Jane Bailey Koshney; three daughters, Cinda (Kurt) Stevens and Jan Yellowstone Vic MEDORA Buffalo hunter Yellowstone Vic Smith will appear at the Chateau de Mores State Historic Site in Medora on August I 1 and 12, 2012. Performances wilt be on the veranda of the Chateau at 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. (MT). Portrayed by Arch Ellwein in the History Alive! progranl, Yellowstone Vic Smith will discuss his life as a buffalo hunter, frontier scout and service as a hunting guide for Dakota Territory entrepreneur, the Marquis de Mores. The free History Alive! perform- ances are part of the summer pro- ,- grams sponsored by the state's his- tory agency, the State Historical Society of North Dakota. 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All of the major energy groups from ethanol and wind to oil and coal coming to common ground, and finding consensus on policy issues to bring to the legislature. When it comes to energy North Dakota has it all, and we have been celebrating many successes. North Dakota has moved into the second largest oil-producing state in the nation with production over 640,000 barrels per day. We have coal generation at seven locations providing low cost, reliable electric power to two million customers. The state leads the nation in the production of nine different agricul- tural commodities including two commodities used for liquid fuels. Between 2007-2010 North Dakota increased its energy produc- tion by 65 percent and it is well on its way to doubling statewide pro- duction by 2025. The ethanol industry continues to thrive, and contributes more than $300 million annually to the economy and sup- ports more than 10.000 direct and indirect jobs. We are a national leader in flex fuel pump infrastruc- ture and have seen a 55 percent, increase in flex fuel vehicles over the past two years with 65,000 cur- rently on the road. By the end of 2012, natural gas processing in North Dakota will have increased 383 percent over six years. With the addition of a facili- ty coming online later this year. there will be 17 plants processing When it comes to energy North Dakota has it all, and we have been celebrating many successes. Bakken natural gas. In 2012. North Dakota ranked tenth in the nation in installed wind energy capacity. The PSC has per- mitted over 2,900 megawatts of wind generation. The state's only oil refinery has expanded by 20 percent or 10,000 barrels per day. In addition, three new refineries were announced and are at various stages of planning, permitting, and construction• Even with all of these successes we are now facing a future where energy development in all sectors can continue to grow and develop ew economies based on second- ary. value-added industries. But in order to do this the state needs to address several key areas crucial to the expansion of energy production and extraction. North Dakota needs !o work with the industry to begin .xploring ways to capture opportu- nities to develop raw resources into aew products, including petro- chemicals, plastics, nanofibers, and other manufactured products. This year's EmPower report identified four areas considered zritical for continuing to grow ener- gy production and new energy- related industries. They were infra- structure, research and develop- ment, workforce, and a regulatory environment, at both the state and federal levels, that encourages eco- nomic growth while ensuring envi- ronmentally-responsible develop- ment of natural resources. Under each of these tour issues the Commission gave recommenda- tions to legislators indicating which policy changes they would be most likely to support for the upcoming session. Adequate infrastructure is key to the efficient and effective development of our energy resources. They recommend revis- ing the state's oil and gas tax formu- la so more money goes directly back to the cities and counties to address funding shortfalls for roads, wastewater treatment facilities. water supply facilities and other needs. Under research and development they recommended allocating a portion of the Resource Trust Fund up to $3 million tbr a renewable energy research and development program, and adding $1 million to the Oil and Gas Research fund to explore opportunities related to Put Your Money Where Your House Isl Iocal irrdeper, dent  stmngttm ou fmts.es are  community o.f best value and OUr eoomy Belfield Senior Citizen's Center The Belfield Senior Citizen's Activity Center in Belfield announces the following schedule of events for August: Aug• 15, 9 a.m.-noon; 1-2:30 p.m., Health screening. Business meeting at I p.m. Aug. 19, 12:30 p.m., potluck dinner Aug, 27, 1-2:30 plm., bingo, pool wii. Birthday party following games• BISMARCK MARBLE & GRANITE 2-1/3 mi. E. of Bismarck on Hwy. 10 P.O. 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Golden Valley News P.O. Box 156 Beach, ND 58621 (U.S.P.S. Pub. No. 221-280) Staff: Richard Volesky, editor/ reporter, and Jane Cook, office and news assis- tant. The Golden Valley News is published each Thursday, 22 Central Ave., Suite 1, Beach, ND 58621 by Nordmark Publishing. Periodicals postage paid at Beach, ND and addi- tional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: Golden Valley News, P.O. Box 156, Beach, ND 58621. Please allow two to three weeks for new subscriptions, renewal of expired subscrip- tions and for address changes. Contact Information • Phone: 701-872-3755 • Fax: 701-872-3756 Emaih gvnews@midstate.net Subscriptions: • 1 year: $34 Golden Valley County • 1 year: $38 elsewhere in North Dakota • 1 year: $42 out-of-state and snowbirds • g months: $25 In-state college rate The Golden Valley News is a proud member of the North Dakota Newspaper Association. All content is copyrighted. BEACH St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Rev. Dan Berg Mass: Saturday 6:30 p.m. Sunday 10:30 a.m. Saturday Mass: 4 p.-7;" Golden Valley Manor Chapel Confessions: 3:15-3:4. Pastor Ran Hudson of Calyary Chapel ..... Sunday Mass: 8:30  ':: Sundays - 6:30, Coinmunion, ill'st Sttm. -' Confessi6ns: 7:45-8:15 a. day in each month  ,ii  . , , St. John's Ukrainian St. Paul's Lutheran Church, . Church LCMS ' " Rev. Taras Rev. Scott Hojnacki Divine Liturgy: Sunday Worship - 10:15 a.m. J][. and Sunday School - lh15 a.m. , 10 First Lutheran Church - ELCA :" Pastor J.T. Burk '  Belfield Sunday School - 8:10 a.m. ':s • , Rev. Sunday Worship - 9:30 a.m: : unday Sch Beach Evangelical Church  ,i,: Sunday Pastor Ben Baker Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. ] .... :" Sunday Worship - 10:45 a.m. Rev. United Community Church  (Located Pastor Warren Maxted Belfield) St. Peter's Lutheran - LCMS  Belfield Baptist Church Rev. Scott Hojnacki .,: *'-', Rev. Robert Hlibichuk Worship Servme: Sunday - 8 a.m.  Sunday Worshp: 9 a.m. St. Bernard's Catholic Churcff : Sunday Bible Study: 10 a.m. Rev. Bill Reule .˘::" : i;: :" FAIRFIELD Ukrainian Catholic Church Rev i Taras Miles Suy Divine Liturgy: 8 a.m. on and fourth  10 a.m. on first, third Sundays third  SMary's Church Rev. -ELCA 8:30 a.m. 9.m., Wed. Church only 1:30 a.m. ................. St.. MaD' s Catholic Church Sunday Worship = 9 a.m. BELFIELD $,lvernale,Sflha Funeral H 221 N. Meade Avel 204 South Wibaux St. 53 1st Avenue S.E. II Glendive, MT 59330 Wibaux, MT 59353 Beach, N.D. 58621 II 406-377-2622 or 406-796-2421 or 701-872-3232 or II 1-800-368-2690 1-800-892-6424 II www.silvernale-silhafuneralhome.com I JAMEs J. WOSEPKA, P.C. CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT Licensed In North Dakota and Montana 41 Central Ave. South P.O. Box 970 Beach, North Dakota 58621 701-872-4321 SENTINEL BUTTE Trinity Lutheran Church Pastor J•T. 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