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4 Wednesday, August 13, 1997 West Seattle Herald/White Center News Bruce Savadow/staff Matt Giltin takes a swing on a sunny summer afternoon at Hiawatha Community Center. Rick Oehledck Jeep Eagle Chevrolet Buick Pontiac GMC Geo Chrysler Plymouth & quality pre- owned vehicles Call Rick at 938-6666 FAX 674-5754 osmet Dentur to Every Budget I >'FINEST TEETH FOR THE MOST NATURAL LOOK >-COMPLETE & PARTIAL DENTURE SERVICES ~-$O[~'I'HOU) DENTURES FOR PROBLEM LOWERS IEUNES & REPAIRS MLE YOU W/IT! Pill[ISlES Me~;~ Cc~oes Acc'cpccd STATE CERTIFIED DENTURIST Highline-West Seattle Mental Health Center is offering a FREE, 12 week course in parent education for local residents. APPLE - "A Positive Parenting Learning Experience" - is designed for parents having a challenging time with their young children, as well as those simply wishing to make parenting more fun and rewarding. The classes will meet Wednesday evenings in Tukwila, Sept. 24 - Dec. 17th from 6:30- 8:30 PM. A Friday afternoon course is also available in English and Spanish from 11:30-2:00 PM in Burien. Young children ages infant to 8, may accompany their parents to the A.EEL.E. program. Childcare is provided. A.P.P.LE. is sponsored by the City of Tukwila, Sea Tac and Des Moines and in collaboral on with South Seattle College, Southwest Public Health Department and Highline and South Central School Distri . II ldqe em# he tejr, hp ' SM et Highline West Seattle Mental Health Center I010 So. 146th St. 248-8226 or 439-2504 9397288 x 6188 By Tim St. Clair HERALD~EWS Marge Caskey's byline was a part of the West Seattle Herald for 25 years, until her retirement in 1988. Caskey, 75, died Aug. 5 at High- line Community Hospital. "Even though she lived in Des Moines, Marge loved the West Seattle community," said Jeanne Sweeney, former Herald editor. "She covered everything." "She was a tireless worker~ She devoted herself to the paper and the community." Originally, Caskey was hired as a reporter and then food editor at the former Highline Times in Burien,. which was then owned by Jerry Robinson, publisher of the Wcst Scuttle Herald and White Center News. "They called her to fill in at the Herald and that turned into 25 ycars," said Rose Rand, who worked at the Herald for many years and com;idercd Caskey hcr best friend. OCCASION,~LLY the two friends would get into trouble at the newspaper office for being at lunch too long, Rand said. "But it was because no matter where we went, all these people would just come up to her and want to talk," she said. Robinson considered Caskey a worthy asset to the paper. "She was a trooper," he said. "Regardless of the hours necessary -- nights, mornings --- she got the story out. "She was a valuable gal to have on the staff," he con- tinued. "I had great respect for her." In addition to her regular tasks of report- Marge Caskey ing on births and organizations, Caskey covered what used to be called the society beat. "She would get invited to teas and she would dress up," Swccney said. "SHE WAS a vcry popular per- son in the community," she added. "Everyone knew her." Sweeney remembered a time when she and Caskey went to Menashe and Sons Jewelry to get TO JOIN HILI "THE $19 JOINING FEE/S19 DUES SPECIAL IS UMffED TO ONE CLUB ONLY kND CAN ONLY BE USED MON-FRI SUBJECT TO A $25 CARD FEE. OFFER GOOD ON THE RRST Visff ONLY. STOP WHEN YOU WANT WITH 30 [ FUNDS TRANSFER (EFT). THIS IS A LIMITED TIME OFFER. SEE CLUB FOR DETAILS, yearS. JesSe ! at and (J~ at