Sherman County eNews #64

CONTENTS

  1. Spiritual Matter
  2. Classifieds
  3. Calendar

1. Spiritual Matters

 

Mt Adams Zen Buddhist Temple | 46 Stoller Rd | Trout Lake | Washington | 98650 http://www.mtadamszen.org/

Trout Lake Abbey  http://www.tlabbey.com/


2. Classifieds (new or corrected)

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THANK YOU NOTES, COMMENDATIONS & CONGRATULATIONS:

Congratulations! Sherman boys basketball team… coaches and families!

 

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION FUND-RAISERS:

EMPLOYMENT:

GRAIN WAREHOUSEMAN. Mid Columbia Producers is a farmer owned risk management cooperative with facilities in Sherman, Wasco, Klickitat, Morrow, Gilliam and Deschutes Counties and a market presence throughout the Pacific Northwest. MCP is seeking applicants to join our team as a Grain Warehouseman.  This full time position is based in Sherman County.  The role of Grain Warehousemen is to safely handle grain while rendering outstanding customer service to our patrons.  As an MCP employee you will have the opportunity to perform a wide variety of jobs within the department. Including but not limited to grain elevator operation, maintenance and housekeeping, barge loading, operation of tractor-trailers, inventory management and the practice of environmental health and safety programs applicable to the operation of the facility.

Preferred:

 Mechanical inclination, to be able to troubleshoot work on minor repairs

 Industry knowledge

Required:

 Ability to work well under pressure and deal tactfully with others

 Able to conform to shifting priorities, responsibilities, strategies, demands and timelines

 Strong personal and customer service skills. Good communication skills, verbal and written

 Must be able to climb ladders and work at heights up to 200 ft.

 Periodically perform heavy labor

 Be able to qualify for use of a dust and mist respirator

 The ability to obtain a chemical applicators license with space fumigation endorsement within 90 days of employment**

 Employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment physical, drug screen, background check and MVR.

As a prominent agribusiness company, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Including health insurance premiums currently paid 100% for the employee and their dependents, dental, vision and Rx coverage, 401k with company match, robust profit sharing plan, paid vacation, sick, holidays, and more. Applications are available for download at http://www.mcpcoop.com or be picked up at the main office in Moro. Closing date is March 20, 2016. Please send cover letter, application and resume to: Mid Columbia Producers Attn: Brittany Dark, PO Box 344, Moro, OR 97039 | Fax: (503)536-6875 PH: (541)565-2277 | Brittany@mcpcoop.com. Mid Columbia Producers is an equal opportunity employer. 3/18

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:  https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/hr

 

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.

http://www.tfff.org/who-we-are/career-opportunities/field-coordinators-ford-institute

 

FOR SALE:

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY – MARCH 6   12PM – 2 :30 PM 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, 541980-9104 for a private showing or join us at our Open House Sunday, March 6, 2016 – 12:00-2:30 p.m. Equal Housing Opportunitywww.rubyslippersofthegorge.com “There’s no place like home… in Sherman County”

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. www.rubyslippersofthegorge.com

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 klanthorn@gmail.com.

 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 www.co.sherman.or.us under agri-business by town. Please contact Sherman County Administrative Assistant Lauren Hernandez lhernandez@co.sherman.or.us

NEWSPAPERS

Agri-Times Northwest – twice-monthly www.agritimesnw.com editor@agritimesnw.com

The Dalles Chronicle http://www.thedalleschronicle.com/subscribe/

The Goldendale Sentinel | 117 W. Main St., Goldendale, WA 98620 (509) 773-3777 | info@goldendalesentinel.com | http://www.goldendalesentinel.com/

The Times-Journal – a weekly serving Wheeler, Gilliam & Sherman counties, P.O. Box 746, Condon, OR 97823 | 541-384-2411 times-journal@jncable.com $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. WheelerCountyNews.com.  www.facebook.com/WheelerCountyNews. WheelerCountyNews@gmail.com

FREE:

VISITOR INFORMATION SERVICES & EVENT CALENDARS:

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:        

NORTH CENTRAL PUBLIC HEALTH DISTRICT BUDGET COMMITTEE

Notice of Board Vacancy: North Central Public Health District Budget Committee

Notice is hereby given that the Sherman County Court is accepting names of individuals interested in filling a vacant community position to represent Sherman County as a member of the North Central Public Health District Budget Committee. 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 lhernandez@co.sherman.or.us .

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 lhernandez@co.sherman.or.us. 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 shermanctyfair@hotmail.com. 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 @ shermanctyfair@hotmail.com or 541-980-1821.

WANTED:

YEARBOOKS. Looking for 1982 and 1983 Sherman High School Annuals for a gift. Please contact Doris at 541-993-3557

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  www.azurestandard.com | andrea.henricksen@azurestandard.com

 

LOST OR FOUND:

FOR RENT:


 

3. Calendar (new or corrected)

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MARCH

4 Sherman High School 1A Basketball Play-offs, March 4

   http://www.osaa.org/media

   Sherman Boys vs. Nixyaawii at Baker High School 8:15 p.m.

5 First Baptist Church Spring Fling 6:30 Grass Valley

5 Public Auction Farm & Ranch Collection – Powell Butte http://www.dennisturmon.com

7 Sherman County Lions Club at noon, Sherman County Senior & Community Center

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

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

8 North Central Public Health District Board Meeting 3 The Dalles

9 Tri-County Hazardous Waste/Recycling Steering Committee 8:30-11:30 The Dalles

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

10 Sherman Jr./Sr. High School Jog-a-Thon 3:45-5:45 SJSHS

10 Republican Debate | Florida

12 Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society Meeting 1 Discovery Center

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

16 Retired Educators & Burgerville Scholarship Benefit 3-9 Burgerville, The Dalles

16 Sherman County Court 9

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 http://www.friendsofnra.org

20 First Day of Spring

24-25-26 Sherman County Hunter Education Classes

25 Ice Age Flood Program 7 Discovery Center

27 Easter

25 Good Friday

APRIL

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

27 Tri-County Courts 10 Condon

MAY

3 Sherman County Weed District Board Meeting 7

4 Sherman County Court 9

8 Mother’s Day

21 Armed Services Day

30 Memorial Day

JUNE

14 Flag Day

18 Vada’s 90th Birthday Celebration TBA

19 Father’s Day

20 First Day of Summer

JULY

4 Independence Day

16 – Nov. 15 Maryhill Museum American Indian Trade Blankets 

AUGUST

SEPTEMBER

5 Labor Day

22 First Day of Autumn

OCTOBER

10 Columbus Day

NOVEMBER

6 Daylight Saving Time Ends

8 Election Day

11 Veterans Day

24 Thanksgiving

DECEMBER

7 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

21 First Day of Winter

24 Christmas Eve

25 Christmas

31 New Year’s Eve

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