Sherman County eNews #58


  1. Classifieds

  2. Calendar


1. Classifieds (new or corrected)





BIO SCIENCE RESEARCH TECH 2. Job Title: Bio Science Research Tech 2. Posting Number: P00067CT. Job Description: This recruitment will be used to one full-time Biological Sciences Research Technician 2 position for the Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center (CBARC) at Oregon State University (OSU). This position is located in Moro, Oregon. The Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center (CBARC, or Center) serves the research and development needs for dryland crop production in eight counties of northeastern and north central Oregon. CBARC is composed of the Pendleton Station, and the Sherman Station, at Moro. Center scientists conduct research at each station and many off-station locations. The CBARC staff typically includes 15 permanent and up to 15 temporary employees. Research at the Sherman Station is conducted by up to 10 scientists of different disciplines from CBARC, Corvallis campus, and the USDA-ARS at Pendleton and Pullman, WA.

This position supports the research and extension missions of CBARC by conducting farm and research plot operations, as well as research and outreach activities. The incumbent provides the necessary expertise and labor to help with the initiation of field studies, to prepare and maintain fields for use in an array of specialized research projects and to gather as requested throughout the growing season. The incumbent may serve on Center committees (Safety, Field Day, Special Events, etc.), and assists with the purchase of equipment, vehicles, and supplies. The person in this position functions relatively independently, and carries a high level of decision-making responsibility for the Sherman Station. This position also provides technical assistance to the CBARC Director, who is the direct supervisor. Please login at:

FIELD COORDINATORS: Ford Institute Four positions available in rural Oregon and Siskiyou County, Calif.   The Field Coordinators are new field-based positions that will represent The Ford Family Foundation throughout rural Oregon and Siskiyou County to support all of the Foundation’s work at the local community level. They will help communities take action to improve conditions and outcomes for local residents. They will build trusting relationships with community stakeholders to support long-term, sustainable action and help connect them to resources from The Ford Family Foundation and other sources. The Field Coordinators will be critical as the Ford Institute aligns its work around community-building principles and practices. Core Requirements include:

  • Live in the rural community/area they serve (in Oregon or Siskiyou County, Calif.)
  • Have demonstrated experience (minimum 5 years) in supporting community change efforts and passion for community work
  • Have office space to work from in the home or community
  • Is comfortable using online technology to communicate, connect and participate in meetings
  • Have a reliable car to regularly travel to communities in the area, to statewide gatherings and to Roseburg
  • Willing to maintain a flexible schedule
  • Have the ability to mobilize and energize stakeholders
  • Be energetic, enthusiastic and motivated
  • Have a deep commitment to inclusivity
  •          Job Description, Deadline March 21, Application Process.

SERVER. Bob’s Texas T-Bone is looking for a professional and experienced server.

-Must have reliable transportation and a flexible schedule.

– Needs to have a current food handlers permit and OLCC  permit.

– Minimum wage plus tips

– Excellent customer service skills

Please apply in person at Bob’s Texas T-Bone in Rufus. No phone please.   2/26

ASSISTANT PROVIDER. Immediate Assistant Provider position open at Little Wheats Day Care, Moro, Oregon. Flexible, part time hours 5-15 hours/week. Starting at $9.25/hr. For more information, requirements and application please call 541-565-3152, or stop by 409 Dewey Street between 7:30am and 12pm M-TH to pick up an application.  OPEN UNTIL FILLED. 2/26


CONTEMPORARY FARMHOUSE. Contemporary Farmhouse For Sale | $144,990. Historic Farmhouse beautifully rebuilt from the new concrete foundation to the roof. New windows, doors, electric, plumbing, flooring, sheetrock, heat pump. 3 bd, 2 ba open concept flexible floor plan. Option for Master on 1st or 2nd floor. Covered porch, extra deep dry crawl space. Too many features to list. Call Ruby Mason, Windermere GTRE, 541-980-9104 for a private showing or join us at our Open House Sunday, March 6, 2016 – 12:00-2:30 p.m. Equal Housing Opportunity. “There’s no place like home… in Sherman County.”

CHINA HUTCH: China Hutch $250 OBO!! You haul for full price or decent offer we will bring it to you if you are in The Dalles, Goldendale, or Sherman County area. 55″ Long, 72.5″ Tall, 20″ Deep. One window has a small piece of glass broken out of the corner (which you can’t see at first glance). Decent condition, sturdy. Call Kara Lanthorn at 541-993-3012 or email at

SERVICES: [home, personal, appliance, landscape, fencing, cleaning, maintenance, janitorial, computer, construction, sewing, repairs, transportation, media, pre-school, day care]

LEAN TO CAFÉ in Wasco. Burgers, Beverages, Deli Sandwiches, Salads, Steaks, Chicken Strips and Daily Specials. Look for the Hotel Sherman sign painted by R.C. Hewitt. Read all about Hotel Sherman in Sherman County: For The Record, vol. 33, no. 2, 2015.

SHERMAN COUNTY BUSINESS DIRECTORY. Sherman County businesses & services may be listed on the Sherman County website at under agri-business by town. Please contact Sherman County Administrative Assistant Lauren Hernandez


Agri-Times Northwest – twice-monthly

The Dalles Chronicle

The Goldendale Sentinel | 117 W. Main St., Goldendale, WA 98620 (509) 773-3777 | |

The Times-Journal – a weekly serving Wheeler, Gilliam & Sherman counties, P.O. Box 746, Condon, OR 97823 | 541-384-2411 $35/year

Wheeler County News. Print Newspaper & Online Advertising. PO Box 190, Spray, OR 97874. Out-of-County subscription: $30/year. In-County: $24/year.




Tri-County Hazardous Waste & Recycling Program Steering Committee

NOTICE OF BOARD VACANCY. Notice is hereby given that the Sherman County Court is accepting names of individuals interested in filling a vacant community position on the Tri-County Hazardous Waste & Recycling Program Steering Committee. The Steering Committee serves Sherman, Wasco, and Hood River Counties, and its core services include coordination of regular hazardous waste collection events and being available as the information hub for hazardous waste and solid waste within in the three-county area. The appointee will be expected to attend meetings and be an active committee member. Persons interested in serving should contact the Sherman County Court at P.O. Box 365, 500 Court Street, Moro, OR 97039, 541-565-3416, or   3/11

Sherman County Fair Board Board Vacancy. Sherman County Fair Board is accepting letters of interest for board vacancy. Letters should include your experience with ours or other county fairs, (how you have been involved or have helped out at a fair, including your number of years), your other community involvement outside of the fair, and your area of strengths that can be added to our team. Some requirements include attending monthly board meetings, committing to extra time and work days in the month of August. Attendance of additional work days, meetings and trainings as they happen. One must be a resident of Sherman County. Board vacancy open until filled. Letters need to be mailed to Sherman County Fair, P.O. Box 45, Wasco, OR  97065 or e-mailed to Letters must be received by the first Tuesday of the month. Meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month. Further info can be obtained by contacting the Fair Board Secretary @ or 541-980-1821.


RENTAL HOUSE. Azure Standard employee looking for two-or-three bedroom rental house in Moro or Wasco. She has the cash in hand to get started. She needs at least 2 bedrooms but could also use three. Contact Andrea Henricksen, Warehouse Administrative Manager, Azure Standard, 500 Azure Ln | Moro OR 97039 | Ph. 971-200-8351 Ext. 126 |





2. Calendar (new or corrected)



2-March 31 Bi-Monthly Art Exhibition, Just Imagine, Sherman Library

27 Wasco County Original Courthouse History Forum 1:30

27 Great Electrifying Bonneville Lock and Dam 10-4 Washington Shore Visitor Center

27 Antique & Collectibles Auction, Prineville

27 Sherman vs. Joseph Basketball at SJSHS 5 p.m.

27 Central Oregon Livestock Association Dinner Meeting 5:30 Imperial Lodge, Maupin


1 Sherman County School District Surplus Sale

1 Oregon’s New Speed Limits Begin on Select Highways

1 Sherman County Court Planning Session 9-5

1 Moro City Council 7

2 Sherman County Court & Compensation Board 9

2 Gilliam County Court 10 Condon

2 Wheeler County Court 10 Fossil

2-31 Bi-Monthly Art Exhibition, Just Imagine, Sherman Library

3 Frontier Digital Budget Subcommittee Meeting 9 NCESD

5 First Baptist Church Spring Fling 6:30

5 Public Auction Farm & Ranch Collection – Powell Butte

8 Sherman School District Career/College Info Night 6 SJSHS Room 3

8 Pesticide Core / Pre-Exam Class 9:30 / Exam 2 Fossil

9 Democratic Debate | Miami, Florida – Univision/Washington Post

10 Republican Debate | Florida

13 Daylight Saving Time Begins

15 Frontier Digital Board Meeting 1 Condon

15-July 4 Maryhill Museum The Big Painting Show

15 – Nov. 15 Maryhill Museum George E. Muehleck, Jr. International Chess Sets Gallery

15 – Nov. 15 Maryhill Museum American Art Pottery from the Fred L. Mitchell Collection

15 – Nov. 15 Maryhill Museum Maryhill Favorites: Animal Kingdom

15 – Nov. 15 Sam Hill and the Columbia River Highway

17 St. Patrick’s Day

17 Cascade Singers & Children’s Choir “St. Pat’s at St. Pete’s”

         St. Peter’s Landmark 7 The Dalles

18 Deadline | Sherman County Uplands Restoration Project

19 Grass Valley Easter Egg Hunt & Skate Party 10

19 Women’s Expo 11-4 The Dalles Civic Auditorium

19 High Desert Friends of NRA Banquet & Auction | Bend

20 First Day of Spring

27 Easter

25 Good Friday


6 Sherman County Court 9

8 Wasco-Sherman Bull Tour, Wasco

12 Tri-County Mental Health Board Meeting 11-2 The Dalles

12 North Central Public Health District Board Meeting 3 The Dalles

13 Sherman County Senior & Community Center Advisory Group 12:30

13-14 Sherman County Budget Meetings

15 Earth Day

20 Sherman County Court 9


8 Mother’s Day

21 Armed Services Day

30 Memorial Day


14 Flag Day

18 Vada’s 90th Birthday Celebration TBA

19 Father’s Day

20 First Day of Summer


4 Independence Day

16 – Nov. 15 Maryhill Museum American Indian Trade Blankets 



5 Labor Day

22 First Day of Autumn


10 Columbus Day 


6 Daylight Saving Time Ends

8 Election Day

11 Veterans Day

24 Thanksgiving


7 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

21 First Day of Winter

24 Christmas Eve

25 Christmas

31 New Year’s Eve