Earliest that the Annexation Proposal Could be on the Election Ballet is August of 2013.

Washington city officials say the earliest that the annexation proposal could be on the election ballot is August of 2013. The annexation takes in property to the west, south, and east of the existing city limits including the land off old Highway 100 owned by the Washington School District. Mayor Sandy Lucy says the city council held a workshop as part of its meeting on October 1, 2012. She says it featured about 90-minuts of discussion following a presentation from economic development director Darren Lamb. Officials say several organizations have officially endorsed the proposal.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

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SPORTS CORNER

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Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas