Sherman County eNews #263


  1. Classifieds

  2. Calendar

1. Classifieds (new or corrected)


Sherman County eNews publishes free classified ads on Fridays, deadline Wednesday at 5. Please submit ads by using the Submit News page. Include who, what, where, when, how, why… and, the final Friday date for posting your ad (shown by the date at the end of the ad, for example 10/18), contact information; under 50 words if possible, and limited to Sherman County. Links are welcome. Friday Classifieds are a great place for thank you, commendation and congratulatory notes.


CONGRATULATIONS, SHERMAN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT HALL of HONOR INAUGURAL INDUCTION CLASS: Dale Coles (posthumously), Shirley Fritts, Nell Melzer, 1989 State Championship Basketball Team (the first in school history) and generous donors, Walter and Helen Bruckert (Scholarship Fund), Charles Davis (Education Fund), and James Weir Memorial Fund! A very special, splendid event, classy in every way! Lots of smiles! We loved it! Thank you, Superintendent Owens, Sherman County School staff, Hall of Honor Committee and Booster Club!  ~ Larry and Sherry


COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS SPECIALIST. The Tri-County Community Corrections Office has an opening for a part-time Community Corrections Specialist / Community Service Coordinator in Moro, OR. Minimum requirements are as follows:
• Must be at least 21 years of age and a U.S. citizen
• Must possess a valid Oregon Driver’s License or immediate ability to obtain one
• Must have a driving record free of any convictions that may indicate an inability to operate a public vehicle safely
• Must have no criminal record and be able to pass a background investigation
• A minimal requirement of a high school diploma, preferably supplemented by college or business school training and two years responsible office experience, or any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training.
• Must be skilled in use of current computer and software technology, telephone, copy and fax machine, computers and other general office machines. Must be familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.
• Must be willing to travel as required to attend state trainings and meetings
• Must acquire and maintain LEDS (Law Enforcement Data System) certification
• Must acquire and maintain an Oregon Notary Public certification
• Will be required to transport and monitor community service workers within Sherman County when needed as part of the Community Service Coordinator responsibilities/duties.

The beginning salary for this position will be $18.75 per hour, 16-20 hours per week, with possible advancements after a probationary period and performance review. An application, a complete job description and list of minimum requirements may be acquired by contacting Tina Potter at 541-565-0520 x2. No applications will be accepted after 5 P.M. on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. The statements contained in this announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job. They should not be considered an all-inclusive list of work requirements or qualifications. Tri-County Community Corrections is an equal opportunity employer. 10/21

COMMUNITY REPRESENTATIVE, STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM. Non-Profit Organization Looking for Community Area Representatives to Join our International Team. ASSE International Student Exchange Programs is seeking individuals to serve as Area Representatives in your local community.  ASSE provides academic year and semester exchange programs in the United States for high school students from around the world.  Students are 15 to 18 years of age, have passed a series of academic and character requirements and are awaiting an opportunity to embark on their American Adventure. Area Representatives recruit and screen prospective host families, interview students to study abroad and supervise the exchange students in their community.  Area representatives are compensated based on the number of students they are supervising. There is also a great bonus opportunity. ASSE’s primary goal is to contribute to International understanding by enabling students to learn about other languages and cultures through active participation in family, school and community life. ASSE’s Area Representatives are the cornerstone of the organization, making all of this possible! For more information about ASSE or becoming an Area Representative, please call our Western Regional Office at 1-800-733-2773 or email us at We look forward to welcoming you to the ranks of Area Representatives nationwide – striving towards a world of understanding, one child at a time!   12/30


THE OLD OSKALOOSA/JUST-US INN. The Just Us-Inn is being run as an Airbnb and a boarding house. It has retained full occupancy since 2013. There is a 1 bedroom suite, with bathroom, and an additional 2 two bedroom suites. There is a large unfinished third floor space. On the property there are: two RV hook-up spaces, a community garden, a rental manufactured home. This property features room for development with sewer and electric ready to hook up. This property features four commercial lots. The owner is willing to carry contract, with substantial down payment, at an attractive rate. Hotel is three stories. The first floor has approx. 1500 square ft., large living room, kitchen, dining area, laundry area, and 1.5 baths. The Just-Us Inn is completely furnished with antiques and collectibles. The second floor has 5 guest rooms, storage room, studio apartment, 2.5 baths and also completely furnished and beautifully decorated. The 3rd floor is unfinished but plumbed and wired. A historic property, (The Old Oskaloosa Hotel), Just-Us Inn is located in Sherman County, Oregon, at the heart of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area; a land where time stand still. Sherman County is bordered to the north by the mighty Columbia River, world renowned for salmon & sturgeon fishing; to the east by the John Day River with exceptional steelhead & warm water bass fishing; and to the west by the Deschutes River, most of which is designated as Federal Wild, Scenic River, and State Scenic Waterway. People are drawn to the area to fly fish on world class rivers, white water rafting, windsurfing, golfing, hiking, mountain biking, all while enjoying the natural beauty that has become synonymous with the region. For sale by owner. Please call Debbie 503-515-7374.   10/21

MLS# 16225949
Contact Dan Pehlke for additional information 503-547-9140.

4900+SQ FT Commercial Concrete Building
150’X200′ 30,000 SQ FT Lot
Large open areas and 5 separate rooms with exterior entries
Unlimited possibilities. Off exit 109 of I-84. Rare Commercial Building in Rufus.  12/16

1013 Clark St, Wasco Oregon
MLS# 16360875
Contact Dan Pehlke for additional information 503-547-9140.

670 +SQ FT Commercial Building
4800 SQ FT Lot
Rare Commercial building for sale in Wasco. Two individual office units with separate entries. New paint and flooring. Clean sharp building. Unlimited possibilities abound for this commercial property with fantastic street appeal.  12/16

HOME. 3 BR/ 2 BA $80,000. Why Rent? Your mortgage payment may be less than rent in this tidy, well kept mfg home located at 101 Sixth Street in Moro, OR

Master Suite has walk in closet; Nice deck and beautiful yard. Covered parking and a good size shed for your tools and toys. Come Home to Moro, excellent schools, friendly neighbors and a great community. Please call Ruby Mason- 541-980-9104- with questions or for a personal tour. EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY. Windermere GTRE- 541-386-3444.  10/14
DOING BUSINESS WITH LOCAL PEOPLE. Sherman County Agri-Business Directory. 0/0 

SERVICES: [home, personal, appliance, landscape, fencing, cleaning, maintenance, janitorial, computer, construction, sewing, repairs, transportation, media, preschool, day care, support & training]

SHERMAN COUNTY BUSINESSES’ FREE MOBILE APP.  Sherman County businesses can now be found with your mobile phone! The John Day River Territory, a regional tourism marketing group representing Sherman, Gilliam, Wheeler and Grant counties, has developed a mobile app through MyChamberApp that lists businesses and helps you map your way to them (information is listed under John Day River Territory in Oregon). To download this free App see  0/0
SHERMAN COUNTY AGRI-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  0/0 



cat.grayBARN CATS. Free! – Call Gladys at 541-565-0598. 11/25









2. Calendar (new or corrected)


1-30 Gilliam County Historical Society Wednesdays through Sundays 1-5 p.m.

1-31 Sherman County Historical Museum Artist Series: Patti Moore’s Fiber Arts

7 Recitation of the Rosary for Elaine Kalista  5  St. Mary Catholic Church, Wasco

8 Genealogy Jamboree 10-2:30 Discovery Center

8 Mass of Christian Burial for Elaine Kalista 11 St. Mary Catholic Church, Wasco

9 CASA Fun Run

9 Maryhill Museum, Historic Roads & Sam Hill: Drive the Maryhill Loops Road

9 2nd Presidential Debate


10 Sherman County School District Board Meeting 7

10 Frontier TeleNet Special Meeting of the Board of Directors 9 a.m. Condon

10 Back to School Night @ Sherman County School for K-12 – 5:50 p.m.

11 Tri-County Mental Health Board Meeting 10-12 The Dalles

11 North Central Public Health District Board Meeting 3 The Dalles

11 Sherman County Watershed Council Meeting 11:30 Burnet Building, Moro

11 Sherman County Medical Clinic’s Flu Shot Clinic 3-6 Moro

12 Sherman County Job Club 11-12:30 Burnet Building, Moro

12 Sherman County Senior Center Advisory Committee 12:30 Senior Center

12 Kick Back & Craft Night 5:30 Second Hand Made, Wasco

13 National Weather Service Open House 10-4 Pendleton Airport

15 Fall Table Runner Class TBD Second Hand Made

15-16 Here & There Travel Fest, Oregon Convention Center

15-16 Oktoberfest to Benefit The Woolery in Arlington

17 Frontier TeleNet Board Meeting 2 Condon Fire Hall

17-21 Sherman County School District Homecoming Week

19 Sherman County Court 9

19 Sherman County Job Club 11-12:30 Burnet Building, Moro

19 3rd Presidential Debate

19 Library Book Club Meeting 6 Sherman County Public/School Library

20 Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility Board 10 NORCOR, The Dalles

20 Sherman County Quilting Ladies Day, Sherman County Historical Museum

24 Mid-Columbia Housing Authority Board 11-1 The Dalles

26 Mid-Columbia Council of Governments Board 1-3 The Dalles

26 Sherman County Job Club 11-12:30 Burnet Building, Moro

26 Tapping with Orice Klaas 6 Sherman County Public/School Library

27 Tri-County Court Meeting 10 OSU Extension Office, Burnet Building

27 Regional Economic Development Strategy Meeting 8:30-11 Stevenson, WA

28 Bingo Spooktabular 7 Second Hand Made

29 Sherman County Historical Museum Boots, Beer & Brats: Festival of Volunteers!

31 Sherman County Historical Museum closes for the season. Open by appointment November-April



2 Sherman County Job Club 11-12:30 Burnet Building, Moro

2 County-wide Prayer Meeting: Moro Presbyterian Church 7:00-7:30PM fellowship.  7:30-9:00 PM Prayer Meeting

3 North Central Education Service District Board Meeting 6 Condon

6 Daylight Saving Time Ends

6 Sherman County Historical Society Fall Program 2


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

9 Sherman County Senior & Community Center Advisory Committee 12:30 Sr. Center

9 Sherman County Job Club 11-12:30 Burnet Building, Moro

9 Kick back and Craft Night 5:30 Second Hand Made, Wasco

14-17 Association of Oregon Counties Conference, Eugene


16 Sherman County Job Club 11-12:30 Burnet Building, Moro

18 Bingo Night 7 Second Hand Made

19 Artists Marketing Workshop 1-4 Call 541-387-8877

19 Max Nogle Dinner/Dance Celebrating the 100 year birthday of the Grass Valley Pavilion

21 Mid-Columbia Council of Governments Board Meeting 1-3 The Dalles



3  Sherman County Historical Museum Christmas Open House & Museum Store Sale

3  Sherman County Bazaar & Christmas Tree Sale

7 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, 1941

7 Sherman County Court 9

7 County-wide Prayer Meeting: Wasco Methodist Church 7:00-7:30PM fellowship.  7:30-9:00 PM Prayer Meeting

21 First Day of Winter

22-30 Sherman School District Christmas Break

24 Christmas Eve


31 New Year’s Eve