Sherman County eNews #62

CONTENTS

  1. Classifieds

  2. Calendar


 1. Classifieds (new or corrected)

FRIDAY CLASSIFIEDS:

man.stickynotesSherman 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, 3/17), and contact information; under 50 words if possible, and limited to Sherman County. Links are welcome. ~ The Editor 

 

 

THANK YOU & CONGRATULATORY NOTES:

CONGRATULATIONS, SHERMAN HUSKIES! 

JOYFUL NEWS! 

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION FUND-RAISERS:

EMPLOYMENT:

GRAIN WAREHOUSE WORKERS. MCP is seeking applicants to fill multiple positions on our team as Grain Warehouse Workers.  These full time positions will be based in either Sherman or Gilliam County, negotiable upon hire.  The role of a Grain Warehouse Worker 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

 Grain and/or Seed 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 verbal and written communication skills
  • 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
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • The ability to obtain a chemical applicators license with space fumigation endorsement

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. Closing date: March 3, 2017. Mid Columbia Producers is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications are available for download at http://www.mcpcoop.com or be picked up at the main office in Moro. 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  3/3

FOR SALE:

LEASE: SAGE MOUNTAIN CAFÉ. Sage Mountain Café in Moro is for lease. Please call 541-705-0232 to inquire. Please leave a message. ~ Deena Johnson     3/17

COMMERCIAL AIRBNB, BOARDING HOUSE. $300,000. Willing to finance. 908 Clark Street, Wasco, OR 97065. 7 beds, 5 baths. Listing ID 24093966. 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.

An historical 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 stands 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. –Debbie Doherty 503-515-7374         3/24

 :: PRICE REDUCED:: GORGE OUTFITTERS SUPPLY ::  $25,000 (terms available)  102 East 1st Street Rufus Oregon. MLS # 16657334. 1800 Sq Ft Commercial Building / Premium location / Continual Growth. The areas only full season recreation retail sporting goods store. Great income, awesome location, well known in the entire area as a destination location for recreation supplies for the world class fishing that abounds. Strategically located on the mighty Columbia, on I-84 at exit 109, and in between the mouths of the Deschutes and John Day rivers. Sales have increased every year since established in 2011. New POS for tracking inventory and sales. Services include: ODFW licensing agent and FFL dealer. ATM machine generates $150-$300 month on average. An additional portion of the building could be opened for additional retail square footage potentially for  Kite Boarding and Wind Surfing supplies. This is a first class establishment. Signage has been created by the PNW best sign company and constructed of high quality material. This is a turn key operation with plenty of great vendor support.
Purchase price includes the following: (business only)
* All retail furnishings, gondolas, freezers, refrigerators, coolers, shelving, safes, ATM
* Included in the sale is the name Gorge Outfitters Supply, all the marketing media, signage, intellect, Facebook platform and current relationships with vendors and customers.

* Wholesale cost of current inventory to be added to purchase price at time of sale. (Currently about 42k sold for cash only) Priced aggressively current inventory retails near 75k. Building can be leased at $850 month or purchased with terms for $115,000.
Contact Dan Pehlke for additional information 503-547-9140
Licensed Oregon Principal Broker for Cheri Belander Real Estate 3/3

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

SHERMAN COUNTY AGRI-BUSINESS DIRECTORY. To add or update your business listing, please contact Sherman County Administrative Assistant Lauren Hernandez lhernandez@co.sherman.or.us.  0/0

NEWSPAPERS

FREE:

VISITOR INFORMATION SERVICES & EVENTS:

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: 

Sherman County Court 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 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. 3/31

EXCHANGE STUDENT HOST FAMILY.  Non-Profit Organization is Seeking Local Host Families for High School Exchange Students. ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE), in cooperation with your community high school, is looking for local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries: Norway, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Japan, to name a few. ASSE students are enthusiastic and excited to experience American culture while they practice their English. They also love to share their own culture and language with their host families. Host families welcome these students into their family, not as a guest, but as a family member, giving everyone involved a rich cultural experience. The exchange students have pocket money for personal expenses and full health, accident and liability insurance. ASSE students are selected based on academics and personality, and host families can choose their student from a wide variety of backgrounds, countries and personal interests.  To become an ASSE Host Family or to find out how to become involved with ASSE in your community, please call the ASSE Western Regional Office at 1-800-733-2773 or go to www.host.asse.com to begin your host family application. Students are eager to learn about their American host family, so begin the process of welcoming your new son or daughter today! ASSE INTERNATIONAL (FORMERLY AMERICAN SCANDINAVIAN STUDENT EXCHANGE) IS A NON-PROFIT, PUBLIC BENEFIT ORGANIZATION.  ASSE IS OFFICIALLY DESIGNATED AS AN EXCHANGE VISITOR PROGRAM BY THE U. S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE, WAS FOUNDED BY THE SWEDISH MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, COOPERATES WITH THE CANADIAN PROVINCIAL MINISTRIES OF EDUCATION,  and the NEW ZEALAND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION. 3/31

Sherman County 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 . 3/3

Sherman County Notice of Board Vacancy: Northern Oregon Regional Corrections 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 Northern Oregon Regional Corrections 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 . 3/3 

WANTED:

COURSE MARSHAL / SUPPORT SPECIALIST. Watch races and get paid for it too. Oregon Raceway Park is seeking corner workers for the 2017 season. Candidates must be 18 years of age, able to climb ladders, have the ability to be outdoors (sometimes in harsh conditions), have good verbal communication skills and be able to react calmly and quickly to emergency situations. We are proud to offer our event presenters a source of skilled and competent personel to staff our many and varied events from Auto, Kart and Motorcycle Races. Training will be held March 18, 2017. If interested please contact, Brenda Pikl: 541-333-2452   email: info@oregonraceway.com     3/17

OLD DOORS PRE-1950s. Want to buy old doors with or w/o windows, all sizes. Wanting them for outside deck patio fence. Call Ree Ella at 541-980-8678.  3/10

LOST OR FOUND:

FOR RENT:

LEASE: SAGE MOUNTAIN CAFÉ. Sage Mountain Café in Moro is for lease. Please call 541-705-0232 to inquire. Please leave a message. ~ Deena Johnson     3/17


2. Calendar (new or corrected)

MARCH

4 State Class 1A Basketball Tournament, Baker City

4 Urban-Rural Gathering: Melting Mountains 12-3 Sherman OSU Extension Office

4 Sen. Merkley Local Leaders Meeting 2:30 Rufus City Hall

4 Sen. Merkley Town Hall 3 Frosty’s in Rufus

6 Sherman County Lions 12 Sherman County Senior & Community Center

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

8 Tri-County Hazardous Waste & Recycling Meeting 8:30 The Dalles

8 Courthouse Facilities Groundbreaking Ceremony 1:30 Courthouse

8 Sherman County Senior & Community Center Advisory Committee 12:30

11 First Baptist Church Spring Fling 6 Grass Valley

12 Daylight Saving Time Begins

12 Funeral for Roland Simantel 1 Wasco Methodist Church

14 Sherman Soil & Water Conservation Board 8:30 Moro

14 Sherman County Watershed Council 11:30

14 Tri-County Mental Health Board 11-2 The Dalles

14 North Central Public Health District Board 9 The Dalles

15 Book Club 6 Sherman County Public/School Library

15 Sherman County Senior Center St. Patrick’s Silent Auction 12

15 Sherman County Court 9 Burnet Building

16 Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility Budget Meeting 2 NORCOR The Dalles

17 ST. PATRICK’S DAY

18 Oregon Raceway Park Instructor Seminar near Grass Valley

18 Maryhill Museum Opening Celebration 10-5

20 Spring Begins

23 Frontier Regional 911 Board Meeting 10 Condon

23 Mid-Columbia Economic Development District Board Meeting 4 Klickitat County

25 Job Fair 10-2 Columbia Gorge Community College

27 Mid-Columbia Housing Authority Board 11 The Dalles

28 Mid-Columbia Council of Governments 1-3 The Dalles

30 Sherman County Court Special Session 10

APRIL

5 Sherman County Court 9

5 All County Prayer Meeting Refreshments/Social 6:30

         Prayer 7-8:30 Wasco Church of Christ  

5 Incredible Years Parenting Series 5-7 Moro Community Presbyterian Church

10 Sherman County School District Board Meeting 7 Library

11 Sherman Soil & Water Conservation District Meeting 8:30 Moro

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

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

11 North Central Public Health District Board 3 The Dalles

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

12 Incredible Years Parenting Series 5-7 Moro Community Presbyterian Church

16 EASTER

19 Sherman County Court 9

19 Incredible Years Parenting Series 5-7 Moro Community Presbyterian Church

22 EARTH DAY

24 Mid-Columbia Housing Authority 10 The Dalles

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

26 Tri-County Courts 10 Condon

26 Incredible Years Parenting Series 5-7 Moro Community Presbyterian Church

26-27 Oregon Heritage Summit on Funding

MAY

3 Incredible Years Parenting Series 5-7 Moro Community Presbyterian Church

3 Sherman County Court 9

4 National Day of Prayer

4 All County Prayer Meeting Refreshments/Social 6:30

         Prayer 7-8:30 Kent Baptist Church

10 Incredible Years Parenting Series 5-7 Moro Community Presbyterian Church

14 MOTHERS’ DAY

17 Incredible Years Parenting Series 5-7 Moro Community Presbyterian Church

20 ARMED FORCES DAY

20-21 Equine Mania Cow Sorting Clinic, Wasco

20-21 Tygh Ridge All-Indian Rodeo, Tygh Valley

29 MEMORIAL DAY

JUNE

7 All County Prayer Meeting Refreshments/Social 6:30

         Prayer 7-8:30 Wasco Methodist Church

14 FLAG DAY

18 FATHERS’ DAY

21 Summer Begins

JULY

4 INDEPENDENCE DAY

5 All County Prayer Meeting Refreshments/Social 6:30

         Prayer 7-8:30 Grass Valley Baptist Church

AUGUST

2 All County Prayer Meeting Refreshments/Social 6:30

         Prayer 7-8:30 Rufus Baptist Church

12-13 Equine Mania 2-Man Advanced Cow Sorting Clinic, Wasco

21 Total Solar Eclipse

22-27 Sherman County Fair 

SEPTEMBER

4 LABOR DAY

6 All County Prayer Meeting Refreshments/Social 6:30

         Prayer 7-8:30 Moro Presbyterian Church

10 GRANDPARENTS’ DAY

11 PATRIOT DAY

22 Autumn Begins

OCTOBER

4 All County Prayer Meeting Refreshments/Social 6:30

         Prayer 7-8:30 Wasco Church of Christ

9 COLUMBUS DAY

31 HALLOWEEN 

NOVEMBER

1 All County Prayer Meeting Refreshments/Social 6:30

         Prayer 7-8:30 Kent Baptist Church

5 Daylight Saving Time Ends

7 ELECTION DAY

11 VETERANS DAY

23 THANKSGIVING DAY

DECEMBER

6 All County Prayer Meeting Refreshments/Social 6:30

         Prayer 7-8:30 Wasco Methodist Church

7 PEARL HARBOR DAY, 1941

21 Winter Begins

25 CHRISTMAS DAY


 

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