Sherman County eNews #218

CONTENT

  1. Drive with caution! It’s wheat harvest time!

  2. Memorial Service for Rebecca Rhinehart Schilling, July 29

  3. What’s Happening at Sherman County Public/School Library This Week

  4. Sherman County Fair Entries:, Who Where, When & it’s Free!

  5. Demolition Derby Cars & Drivers Wanted, Sherman County Fair, Aug. 27

  6. Editorial. Jurisdiction of the Oregon Government Ethics Commission

  7. Links: Things to Think About & Things to Do


1. Drive with caution! It’s wheat harvest time!

Be mindful of slow-moving wheat trucks that may be

just around the corner

in Biggs Canyon/Spanish Hollow on Hwy. 97

or

on Hwy. 206 in Fulton Canyon!

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Cyclists are encouraged to avoid harvest market roads.

Please keep all vehicles on paved roads to prevent field fires.

~ Peter W. Murphy, Public Information Officer

ODOT Region 4 Bend, Oregon  541-388-6224


2. Memorial Service for Rebecca Rhinehart Schilling, July 29

flower.rose.starMemorial for Rebecca Rhinehart Schilling
born 10/16/41 died 04/01/17

Date of service: 7/29/17 1100 am
First Baptist Church
122 Mill St., Grass Valley, Oregon


3. What’s Happening at Sherman County Public/School Library This Week.

Logo.ShermanPub.School.Library2017Tuesday, July 25 at 10am – Summer Reading Program
0-4 Home Sweet Home
5+ The Engineer It! Exploring Ancient Technologies program, presented by the Museum of Natural and Cultural History.

Thursday July 27 at 11:00am – Baby Lap-Sit Story Time
Come build early literacy skills with your little one as we read a story, sing songs, and play games like “peek-a-boo.”

Thursday July 27 at 6:00pm – Game Night
Movie Night – The Lego Batman
A cooler-than-ever Bruce Wayne must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to rule Gotham City, while discovering that he has accidentally adopted a teenage orphan who wishes to become his sidekick.
Rated PG
Run Time 1hr 44min.


4. Sherman County Fair Entries:, Who Where, When & it’s Free!

Who can enter?  Basically anyone from age 1 and up. One must be a resident of the United States.  Some special contests are only available to Sherman Co. residents.

When do you enter?  Wednesday August 23, 2017, between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.  Bring your items to the Sherman County Fairgrounds at 66147 Lonerock Road in Moro Oregon.

What can you enter?  Just about anything >> Baked goods, barley, beer, ceramics, chickens, a collection, crocheting, dried fruits or herbs, ducks, flowers, hay, home canning, house plants, knitting, leather craft, macramé, needlework, painting, sewing, soap, sewing, taking pictures, vegetables, wheat, wine.

What can kids enter in the “Kid’s Corner?” Cookies, candy, cake that they baked.  A holiday decoration, a garden vegetable, a house plant, a sewing project, a collection or an object of art made from recycled materials.  Don’t forget about the coloring contest!!

More details and class info can be found in our 2017 Premium book or at our web site.  Shermancountyfairfun.com.


5. Demolition Derby Cars & Drivers Wanted, Sherman County Fair, Aug. 27

Cars! Trucks! SUVs! Cash for the Crash!

Demolition Derby

Sherman County Fair Moro, OR August 27th, 2017.

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Time trials start at 2:00 p.m. with derby to follow.

Over $5,700 in money will be paid PLUS Trophies.

Extra Finale Money is being added weekly.

Heat winners $100.

Time trial $50.

People’s Choice $50.

Columbia Gorge Bonus Winner will be awarded $1000 cash.

(Must have driven at Goldendale 7/1/17 and Moro 8/27/17)

For more information/registration visit http://www.shermancountyfairfun.


6. Editorial. Jurisdiction of the Oregon Government Ethics Commission

pencil.sharpThe Oregon Government Ethics Commission does not consider complaints about denial of public records.

The jurisdiction of the OGEC is limited to the following areas:

  • Oregon Government Ethics law in ORS Chapter 244, which includes:
    • Use of public office for personal financial gain
    • Conflicts of interest
    • Nepotism
    • Prohibited gifts to public officials
    • Statements of Economic Interest.
  • Executive session provisions of Public Meetings law in ORS 192.660.
  • Lobby law in ORS Chapter 171.725 – 171.785; 171.992

~ http://www.oregon.gov/ogec/pages/forms_publications.aspx

Frontier TeleNet board members, Sherman County Judge Gary Thompson, Gilliam County Judge Steve Shaffer, and Wheeler County Judge Lynn Morley, left no public record of a decision to acknowledge our request or to deny the request. Thus there is no decision to appeal.


7. Links: Things to Think About & Things to Do

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A New Look at the Death of Europe

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