Sherman County eNews #82


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1. Classifieds (new or corrected)




Little Wheats, Inc. Daycare in Moro, OR will be hosting a Paint Nite FUNDRAISER on Friday, May 6, 2016 at the Wasco Annex. Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. and painting will begin at 6:00 p.m. sharp! Don’t be late! There will be beer, wine and yummy appetizers to purchase from Moody Tollbridge Winery Company and The Feed Trough. Go to to purchase your tickets! Tickets are $45 each and remember a portion of each ticket purchased will support Little Wheats, Inc. Daycare. You may also contact Little Wheats directly at 541-565-3152 or email at if you have questions. This is a wonderful gift for the mother in your life. Send them on a night out to paint or come paint something special for them! This is not an art class, Paint Nite is a fun and relaxed setting with friends! This event is for adults 21 and older. Thank you in advance for your support and we hope to see you at Paint Nite! 4/29


LIBRARY/YOUTH ASSISTANT. Sherman County Public/School Library located at Sherman Jr./Sr. High School in Moro, Oregon has an opening for a part-time Library/Youth Assistant. Ability to work with all age groups required. Library experience preferred. Able to work independently. 25 hours/week during the school year, 15 hours/week in summer. Monday—Friday, occasional nights and weekends. Starting wage $12.58 per hour. For an application or more information contact Marylou Martin at 541-565-3279 or Closing date: April 7. (EOE) 4/1

INTERNET INSTALLER. Seeking subcontractor(s) to install residential and commercial Internet connections. Basic knowledge of computer networking is necessary. Experience with satellite, cable or telephone installation is a bonus. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Install and configure (small) microwave radios, run cable, connect to client’s computer or home router. Provide paperwork to document installation, service, and repairs. Requirements: Valid driver’s license with a good driving record. Ability to work outside in small spaces and comfortable with (residential roof) heights. Contractor sets own hours but it may be necessary to work on a weekend in an emergency situation. Strong technical, customer service, verbal and written skills. Laptop computer, small ladder, normal hand tools, and Ethernet crimper and cable tester needed. Compensation is per job (installations) and per hour (difficult installations and service work). Contract employment. Please email resume to:   4/1


BOWFLEX HOME GYM. For Sale by Sherman County: Bowflex Revolution Home Gym Approximately 8 years old. Sealed bids must be submitted to the Sherman County Court, P.O. Box 365, Moro, OR 97039 by 5:00 p.m. April 5, 2016.  Bids will be opened and read aloud during County Court on Wednesday, April 6, 2016.  For additional information, contact the office of the Sherman County Court at 541-565-3416.   4/1

OLD OSKALOOSA HOTEL. Own your own piece of history with the old Oskaloosa Hotel! Two tax lots come with this property so if you have been interested in owning your own hotel, inn, B and B or your own Live/Work location, this is it! All furnishings come with this turn key property with many new features such as wiring, plumbing, sheet rock and 31 new windows! Included is a 2 bedroom/1 bath single wide that you may live in or rent out. Also 3 RV parking spaces! Your options for income are endless with this property! Last chance lodging for many miles in this non-registered historical property! Call now! ~ Christy Marsing-Barber, Owner/Broker Cascadia Mt. Realty 541-786-1613 Call or text. Licensed in the state of Oregon 4/8

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” 4/8

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

PORTRAIT SESSIONS AVAILABLE  I’m currently booking portrait sessions, events, and weddings for the spring/summer season. Weather it’s for a special event or to capture a moment in your life let me know and I’ll capture it for you to look back on forever. Seniors, family sessions, newborns, engagements, and more!   I offer a 100% money back guarantee on all photo sessions, and will give you the high resolution files so you can do the printing on your own, or I’ll send off photos to my professional lab if you would prefer. Contact me now to book a session before my calendar fills up. ~ Jeremy Lanthorn,, (541) 993-2446


GRANNY TUNE-UPS. Granny Tune-ups by Computer Tech at Seckora Consulting by remote access [or on site]! Great customer service! (855) 340-0143.


LEAN-TO CAFÉ DAILY SPECIALS. Did you know we serve breakfast until 11 a.m.? Ham, bacon or sausage with eggs or steak and eggs. 541-442-5709.


LEAN-TO CAFÉ HISTORY TIDBITS! Photographs and 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. 3/25

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






Volunteer for the Sherman County Food Bank The Sherman County Food Bank will soon be going through a change in operations.  If you would like to volunteer your time to this ongoing endeavor, please contact Jill Harrison at 541-993-5513. 

Volunteers Needed for Sherman Middle School Track Team  We are excited to have 30 participants in our 5th – 8th grade track and field program this year.  However, with such great participation, our two coaches could use some help.  For many programs, volunteers are the foundation of athletic programs and we could use another one or two to help provide our student/athletes with a rewarding experience.  The season extends until May 6th, but the commitment does not necessarily need to be five days a week. If anyone is interested, please contact Bill Blevins at Sherman Jr./Sr. High School 541-565-3500  3/25

Tri-County Hazardous Waste & Recycling Program Steering Committee


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 4/1


CERTIFIED LIFEGUARD.  Certified Lifeguard who is available June 17-19 for a fun camp-out with a bunch of awesome Sherman County kids!  Please contact: Cindy Brown, 4-H and Healthy Living, OSU Sherman County Extension, 66365 Lonerock Rd., Moro OR 97039 541-565-3230 office   541-993-5291 cell  3/25


OLD BOWLING BALLS. Old bowling balls any condition or size. Contact 541-333-2280. 3/25


HOMESTEAD LOT. Local family with young children wanting to move out of city limits; looking to purchase scab ground or other property not in use. We’d prefer 5-10 acres on the outskirts of Moro or Wasco and are open to renovating an older house or building new- preferably on a homestead lot with utilities established. We are stable and hardworking, and our goal is to find a home for long term in the County. We are also willing to work around crop access, and would be happy to sign a right of first refusal/offer with the property owner. Please spread the word. You can call Mike (541-993-1963) or Amber DeGrange (541-980-5232). 3/25


YEARBOOKS. Looking for 1982 and 1983 Sherman High School Annuals for a gift. Please contact Doris at 541-993-3557             3/25




2. Calendar (new or corrected)

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25-July 4 Maryhill Museum The Big Painting Show

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

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

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

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

25 Ice Age Flood Program 7 Discovery Center

25 Good Friday

27 Easter

28 Winter Sports Award Program 7 SJSHS

28 Photography Club 7 Sherman Public/School Library meeting room

30 James Weir Agricultural Science & Technology Center Open 2 SJSHS

31 Deadline for Removal of Studded Tires


2 Celebration of Life | Peggy Clay 11 1st Baptist Church, Grass Valley

2-3 Spring Horse & Mule Farming Days, Pomeroy, WA

4 Lower John Day/Area Commission on Transportation 10-2 Rufus

6 Sherman County Court 9

7 Sherman County Public/School Library Board Meeting 3-5

8 Wasco-Sherman Bull Tour, Wasco

8-9-10 13th Annual Columbia River Cowboy Gathering

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

15-16-17/21-22-23 Mid-Columbia Lions’ Follies Hood River

16 Maryhill Museum Spring Fling Luncheon & Fashion Program 1-3

20 Sherman County Court 9

23 Cottonwood Canyon State Park Volunteer Day 10-3

27 Tri-County Courts 10 Condon

22-24 4-H Eastern Oregon Leadership Retreat for 8th-12th Graders


3 Sherman County Weed District Board Meeting 7

4 Sherman County Court 9

6 Ag, Household, Small Biz Hazardous Waste Collection 10-2 Sherman Road Dept.

6 Little Wheats Day Care Fundraising Paint Nite

7 Wasco County Pioneers’ Reunion | Calvary Baptist Church, The Dalles

8 Mother’s Day

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

10 North Central Public Health District Board Meeting 3 The Dalles

10 Sherman County Public/School Library Board Meeting 6:30

19 Sherman County Court 9

21 Armed Services Day

30 Memorial Day


3-5 Mid-Columbia Junior Livestock Show in Tygh Valley

12 4-H Meat Goat Showmanship Clinic, Prineville

14 Flag Day

17-19 4-H Camp-Out 4th-6th Graders, Weston

18 Vada’s 90th Birthday Celebration TBA

19 Father’s Day

20 First Day of Summer


4 Independence Day

16-19 Goldendale Rodeo Bible Camp (senior)

16 – Nov. 15 Maryhill Museum American Indian Trade Blankets 

20-23 Goldendale Rodeo Bible Camp (junior)


22-28 Sherman County Fair, Moro


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