Sherman County eNews #97

CONTENT

  1. Classifieds

  2. Calendar


1. Classifieds (new or corrected)

bird.owl3FRIDAY CLASSIFIEDS:

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 … 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. Share your Joyful News and Thank You and Congratulatory notes here. ~ The Editor

THANK YOU & CONGRATULATORY NOTES:

Appreciation can make a day – even change a life.

Your willingness to put it into words

Is all that is necessary.

~ Margaret Cousins

JOYFUL NEWS! [births, birthdays, engagements, weddings & anniversaries]

babyfootprintMEET AND GREET BABY SHOWER for Erin Weedman Rietmann and Andalynn Elizabeth Rietmann, SUNDAY, APRIL 23RD @ 2PM at the WASCO ANNEX in WASCO OREGON. Baby girl Adalynn Rietmann has arrived! Please join us in welcoming her into this big world. Erin Rietmann is registered at Amazon.com. Erin loves children’s books so instead of a card we recommend a favorite children’s book with an inscription from you. We hope to see you there!!! Hosted by Cindie King, Connie Martin, Jill Justesen and Teri Sanderson. To RSVP if you can…. text or call Teri at 541-993-2447. 4/21 

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION FUND-RAISERS:

ABC HUSKIES presents PAINT NITE for the over-21 crowd, Friday, April 28th at the Wasco Annex. $45.00. Food & Drink available for purchase starting at 5:30; painting begins at 6:00 pm. Reserve your spot soon as spaces are limited! Register at: http://www.paintnite.com/events/_1176478.  4/21

EMPLOYMENT:

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT. Sherman County County Court Administrative Assistant. Sherman County is accepting employment applications for the position of County Court Administrative Assistant. This is a temporary, part-time position to cover maternity leave, 32hr/wk or 0.80 FTE, Monday-Thursday, salary range $20-$27/hr. dependent on experience. Position will extend June 1, 2017 to September 28, 2017. Applicant must be knowledgeable in the operation of modern office equipment including computer systems and programs, possess effective written and oral communication skills, and make decisions independently using effective time management. For job description and/or application, contact the office of the Sherman County Court at 541-565-3416 or go online at http://www.co.sherman.or.us Submit completed application and resume to the Sherman County Court, P.O. Box 365, Moro, OR 97039. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 1, 2017.  Successful applicant must pass a criminal history background check. Sherman County is an equal opportunity employer. 4/28 

DRIVER EDUCATION PROGRAM COORDINATOR/INSTRUCTOR.

REQUEST FOR LETTERS OF INTEREST for the position of

Sherman County Driver Education Program Coordinator/Instructor

Original Issue:  04/06/2017

Due Date:  05/11/17 by 5:00 p.m.

Sherman County is seeking letters from candidates interested in assuming responsibility for the existing Driver Education Program sponsored by Sherman County.  The selected applicant will receive training to become certified as an instructor and to manage the program.  Program duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Arranging classroom use and schedule;
  • Developing lesson plans;
  • Teaching class;
  • Instructing driving;
  • Reporting to State;
  • Maintaining certification status.

Currently, the Driver Education Coordinator/Instructor is an employee of Sherman County and is a temporary, part-time position not eligible for benefits.  However, letters from certified driver education program providers will also be considered.  All applicants are subject to a criminal background check. Please submit letter of interest to: SHERMAN COUNTY DRIVER EDUCATION PROGRAM, PO Box 365, Moro, OR   97039.   FAX:  541-565-3312.   5/11

 

DEPUTY SHERIFF, SHERMAN COUNTY  http://www.co.sherman.or.us/documents/SKMBT_C35317032820530.pdf

The Family Market & Deli in Rufus Oregon is looking for a clean, honest, dependable person to work afternoons and weekends, three to four days a week. Must be at least 21 years of age, experience in a mini market setting, experience cooking and cashiering. Must be able to work alone with the ability to multi-task. Apply in person Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to noon. Contact Dorthy or Sue. Must have references, pass a drug test and a background check. 4/14

LOWER DESCHUTES RIVER CWMA COORDINATOR. The Sherman County Weed District is accepting applications to fill 1 position: Lower Deschutes CWMA Coordinator. This is a permanent full-time position located in Moro, Oregon. Sherman County Weed District offers a competitive benefits package with a starting salary of $3,400.00 / month. Primary duties include: Coordinate daily activities of seasonal weed technicians; Coordinator with government agencies, local landowners and the general public; Surveying project areas for select weeds; Marking, mapping and collecting data; Writing and administering grants and reports; Manage computer-based GIS mapping program and data;  Measuring, mixing and applying herbicides; Servicing and repairing project equipment. The Coordinator will work outside, often with inclement weather conditions and rough terrain, and in the office and public settings. Snakes and ticks are not uncommon while working in the beautiful Deschutes River Canyon. Experience in operating off-road vehicles, pulling a trailer, use of herbicides and computer skills a plus. The successful candidate must obtain their Public Pesticide Applicator’s license, OHV license and Boater’s permit within 3 months of employment. To apply, submit resume in word document to Rod Asher at rasher@shermancounty.net, fax to 541-565-3330, or mail to: Sherman County Weed District, 66365 Lone Rock Road, Moro, OR 97039. 541-565-3655. This position will be open until filled. 0/0

HAZ-MAT DRIVER. Looking for qualified drivers to haul petroleum products throughout North Central Oregon. Full time and part time positions available for both Class B and Class A vehicles. Two year minimum commercial motor vehicle driving experience. Driver must be insurable and have a current medical certificate and valid CDL. Please mail resume to HDC, PO Box 1397, The Dalles, OR 97058 or in person at 201 West 1st St, The Dalles. 4/7

TEACHER. Notice of Job Posting for 7th-12th Grade English Language Arts Teacher: The Sherman County School District is now accepting applications for the 2017-18 school year for an English Language Arts teacher. The district is looking for applicants that have a strong understanding of Professional Learning Communities and the ability to work as a team. Applicants should also have working knowledge of Common Core State Standards and effective teaching strategies. Moreover, prospective applicants must possess the ability to communicate with students, parents and colleagues effectively.  The successful candidate will work full-time ($36,214 – $57,598, pending new bargaining agreement) teaching English Language Arts to 7th – 12th grade students.  This position will be open until filled.

Loan Forgiveness Opportunity: The U.S. Department of Education has approved Oregon’s submission of designated teacher shortage areas for the 2017-18 school year.  Sherman County is on that approved list. The designation may benefit student grant and loan recipients qualified to teach in the Sherman County School District. Teachers may qualify for loan forgiveness if they have federal student loans. To qualify for forgiveness, teachers must teach for 5 consecutive years in the designated areas.  More information is available at the Federal Student Aid website.

Application Process: If you are interested in applying for this position, please email Bill Blevins at bblevins@sherman.k12.or.us.   Mr. Blevins will provide you with an official application packet and additional materials. Application Requirements Shall Include:

  • Completed Application Form
  • Letter of Interest
  • Current Resume
  • Copy of Teaching License (or eligibility to obtain same)
  • Minimum of three (3) Letters of Recommendation (written within the last 3 years)
  • Copies of all transcripts
  • Other material as desired.

Criminal record check and pre-employment drug testing will be required for all positions.  For further information and application materials please email Bill Blevins at bblevins@sherman.k12.or.us. Sherman County School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  0/0

FOR SALE:

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

HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION, May 5, Sherman County Road Department. See details at http://www.co.sherman.or.us/documents/HazardousWasteCollection2017-Revised.pdf  4/28

ANNOUNCING. Sage Mountain Primitives will be reopening May 1st! sagemountainprimitives@gmail.com

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. See businesses organized by town at http://www.co.sherman.or.us/agri_business.asp. 0/0 

NEWSPAPERS

  • 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
  • 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 Oregonian – Delivery. Sunday only for only $17.00/month, available in Biggs Junction, Rufus, Wasco, Moro, and Grass Valley; Daily & Sunday 365 days a year, even on holidays, (Available in Biggs Junction, Rufus, Wasco, Moro) $45.00/month! Subscriptions billed on a bi-monthly basis. First payment due before new subscriptions begin. Payment: check or money order, The Dalles Oregonian, P.O. Box 1367, The Dalles, OR 97058; 541-296-3600 thedallesoregonian@gmail.com
  • USA TODAY. home delivery (Monday through Friday): $45.00/ per month (Available in Biggs Junction, Rufus, Wasco, Moro). Subscriptions billed on a bi-monthly basis. First payment due before new subscriptions begin. Payment: check or money order, The Dalles Oregonian, P.O. Box 1367, The Dalles, OR 97058; 541-296-3600 thedallesoregonian@gmail.com

VISITOR INFORMATION SERVICES & EVENTS:

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: 

Volunteer SmileMUSEUM HOST TRAINING. Sherman Museum Volunteer Hosts’ Training, April 24, 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. at Sherman County Historical Museum, Moro. For details contact: Sherman County Historical Museum 541-565-3232 director@shermanmuseum.org 4/21

PARK HOST, OREGON PALEO LANDS CENTER. Oregon Paleo Lands Institute (OPLI) in Fossil, Oregon, is seeking qualified volunteers for two-month assignments as Park Hosts at Oregon Paleo Lands Center: April-May, June-July, Aug-Sept.  2017. Inform, educate and assist visitors about the John Day Basin natural and cultural history, attractions, lodging, campgrounds, scenic highways and byways, John Day River, and special events; keep the Center open 4-5 days a week. See job description and application at https://www.oregonpaleolandscenter.com/park-host. 4/7

CAMP HOST, OREGON STATE PARKS. http://oregonstateparks.org/index.cfm?do=getinvolved.dsp_volunteerHosting 4/7

2017 WASCO MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION: Monthly planning sessions for the 2017 Memorial Day Celebration are held the 3rd Thursday of each month at Wasco City Hall beginning at 6:30 p.m. Sessions will continue up to the day of the Celebration in May. YOUR HELP IS NEEDED … all comments and suggestions are welcome … fresh ideas are encouraged … please come join us!! http://www.wascooregon.com/id15.html  5/20

CITY OF WASCO. Lots of opportunities to volunteer! Memorial Day, Wasco Railroad and City History Center, Wasco Salmon/Steelhead Tournament, Halloween Fun House, Santa’s Workshop and the City/Community Library! http://www.wascooregon.com/id15.html 5/20 

BUDGET COMMITTEE MEMBER. The Sherman County School District is seeking an interested party to fill a vacancy on its budget committee.  If you live in the Moro area and would be interested in applying please contact Kim McKinney at 541-565-3500 or email at kmckinney@sherman.k12.or.us  before April 7th, 2017.  The School Board will review applicants and appoint a member at the Regular School Board Meeting on April 10th, 2017. 4/7

WANTED:

VENDORS, ANTIQUES & CRAFTS. Vendors wanted to fill spaces for antique and crafters mall in Moro. Please call 541-705-0232.   4/28

BUDGET COMMITTEE MEMBER. The Sherman County School District is seeking an interested party to fill a vacancy on its budget committee.  If you live in the Moro area and would be interested in applying please contact Kim McKinney at 541-565-3500 or email at kmckinney@sherman.k12.or.us  before April 7th, 2017.  The School Board will review applicants and appoint a member at the Regular School Board Meeting on April 10th, 2017. 4/7

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2. Calendar (new or corrected)

bird.meadowlarkAPRIL

8 Bird Walk 9 Lone Tree Campground, Cottonwood Canyon State Park

8 Grass Valley Egg Hunt, Games, Sock Hop & Puppet Show

8 Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society Day Trip

8 Palm Sunday Mass 3 St. Mary Catholic Church, Wasco

8-9 South Sherman Fire & Rescue Firefighter II Academy 9-5 Grass Valley

10 Sherman County School District Board Meeting 7 Sherman Public/School Library

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 Incredible Years Parenting Series 5-7 Moro Community Presbyterian Church

12 Congressman Walden’s Wasco County Town Hall 11 Fort Dalles Readiness Center

12-13 Sherman County Budget Committee Meetings 9-4 Courthouse

13 American Indian Cultural Festival Book Signing 7 Klindt’s Booksellers, The Dalles

15 North Sherman County RFPD Easter Egg Hunt 12 Rufus

16 EASTER

16 Easter Mass 8 St. Mary Catholic Church, Wasco

16 Easter Mass 10 St. John Catholic Church, Grass Valley

19 Sherman County Court 9

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

20 Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility Board Meeting 10 NORCOR

20 Sherman County Preschool Open Enrollment 5:30 Sherman Public/School Library

21 Senator Ron Wyden Town Hall 1:30 Sherman County School

22 EARTH DAY

22-23 Equine Mania, LLC Driving Essentials Clinic near Wasco, Oregon

23 Baby Shower for Erin Weedman Rietman & Baby Andalynn 2 Wasco Annex

23 St. Peter’s Catholic Church Plant Sale 10-3, Breakfast 10, The Dalles

23 Organ Crawl in The Dalles

24 Mid-Columbia Housing Authority 10 The Dalles

24 Sherman Museum Volunteer Hosts’ Training 1 & 4 Sherman Museum, Moro

24 Sherman County Photography Club 6 Sherman County Public/School Library

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

28 ABC Huskies’ Paint Nite 5:30 Wasco Annex 

MAY

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

3 Sherman County Court 9

3 Gilliam County Historical Society’s Depot Museum Complex Opens 1 Condon

4 National Day of Prayer

4 All County Prayer Meeting Refreshments/Social 6:30

         Prayer 7-8:30 Kent Baptist Church

5 First Saturday Art Walk & & Farmers’ Market 10-5 Moro

6 Wasco County Pioneers Annual Reunion, Fort Dalles Readiness Center

6 Hidden Spaces Tour, Historic Downtown Condon

8 Sherman County School District Board Meeting 7 Library

9 Sherman County Soil & Water Conservation District Board Meeting 8:30 a.m. Moro

9 Sherman County Watershed Council 11:30 Burnet Extension & Research Center, Moro

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

9 North Central Public Health District Board Meeting 3

10 Sherman County Senior Center Advisory 12 Senior Center, Moro

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

14 MOTHERS’ DAY

17 Sherman County Court 9

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

22 Mid-Columbia Housing Authority Board 11 The Dalles

23 Tri-County Mental Health Budget Committee 11-2 The Dalles

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

29 MEMORIAL DAY 

JUNE

3 First Saturday Art Walk & & Farmers’ Market 10-5 Moro

3-4 Wheatacres Trail & Cattle Challenge

7 Sherman County Court 9

7 All County Prayer Meeting Refreshments/Social 6:30

         Prayer 7-8:30 Wasco Methodist Church

9 Summer Concert in Condon, Wasteland Kings 6:39-9:90

13 Sherman County Ambulance Board Meeting

14 FLAG DAY

18 FATHERS’ DAY

18-23 Cottonwood Crossing Summer Institute

21 Summer Begins

JULY

1 First Saturday Art Walk & & Farmers’ Market 10-5 Moro

1-9 Experience Moro’s Quilt & Fiber Arts Displays & Activities

3 Summer Concert in Condon, Countryfied & Fireworks 6:30-9:90

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

4 Summer Concert in Condon, Buffalo Kin 6:30-9:90

5 First Saturday Art Walk & & Farmers’ Market 10-5 Moro

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

19-20 Special Art Walk & Farmers’ Market 10-5

20 Total Solar Eclipse Party in Condon featuring Brewers Grade
         Camping, Food, Beer & Wine http://www.co.gilliam.or.us/

21 Total Solar Eclipse

22-27 Sherman County Fair

26 Summer Concert in Condon, HYATUS 6:30-9:90

SEPTEMBER

2 First Saturday Art Walk & & Farmers’ Market 10-5 Moro

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

7 First Saturday Art Walk & & Farmers’ Market 10-5 Moro

9 COLUMBUS DAY

31 HALLOWEEN


 

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