Sherman County eNews #232


  1. Classifieds

  2. Calendar

1. Classifieds (new or corrected)


pencil.spiralREMINDERS: Free classified ads are published on Fridays. The deadline is Wednesday at 5. Please submit ads by using the Submit News page. Include who, what, where, when, & how, contact information 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. This service is limited to Sherman County. Links are welcome.  Please share your Thank You and Congratulatory notes and Joyful News here. ~ The Editor


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



FT RECEPTIONIST/MEDICAL BILLING – Position open at the Sherman County Medical Clinic.  Proficiency in computer and office skills required; knowledge of Medical Billing and Coding preferred.  Starting pay is $14/hr DOE plus benefits.  Pick up an application at the Sherman County Health District Administrative Office located at 110 Main Street #3, Moro, OR.  Mail or E-Mail completed application along with a cover letter and a copy of resume to – Sherman County Medical Clinic – Job Search, PO Box 186, Moro, OR 97039 or  For further information contact District Administrator at 541-565-0536, medclinic1@embarqmail, or visit the website at www.shermancountymedicalclinic.netApplications due by 5:00pm on Monday, August 14, 2017.   8/11

RETAIL YARD ASSOCIATE, PETROLEUM DELIVERY DRIVER, GRAIN FACILITY OPERATOR & GRAIN OPERATIONS LABORER. Mid Columbia Producers Inc. is hiring for a variety of positions.  Full Benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, Rx, 401k with robust profit sharing plan, paid vacation and sick leave and more are available to all regular full time positions.  All four positions listed here are full time.  

Retail Yard Associate Our Farm Stores sell a variety of products from animal food and supplies, fencing and automotive products to household items and clothing.  Customer service, deliveries and inventory management are a few of the essential job functions of this position. It can be physically demanding and requires the individual to work in varying weather conditions.  The chosen candidate will work at all three of our locations including The Dalles, Wasco and Goldendale Washington.

Petroleum Delivery Driver This position is based in Bend, OR.The role of the Petroleum Delivery Drivers is to safely transport petroleum products and render outstanding customer service to our patrons.  The deliveries will range from commercial/industrial accounts and home heating oil to bulk and packaged lubricants.  Product knowledge is a plus.  On Site training will be provided.

Grain Operations Laborer This position will be based in either Sherman or Gilliam County depending on the candidates and business necessity.  The role of a Grain Operations Laborer is to safely handle grain while rendering outstanding customer service to our patrons.   Maintenance, housekeeping, and the practice of environmental health and safety programs applicable to the operation of the facility are some of the essential functions of this position. 

Grain Facility Operator This position will be based in either Sherman or Gilliam County depending on the candidates and business necessity. The Facilities Operator holds the primary responsibility for the facility under their operation.  Daily functions include and are not limited to grain elevator operation, maintenance, housekeeping, receiving grain, loading barges, inventory management and the practice of environmental health and safety programs applicable to the operation of the facility.  *This position requires the ability to obtain a pesticide license with space fumigation endorsement.

For more information on joining the MCP team, please visit To apply for any of these positions please send cover letter, application and resume to: 

Mid Columbia Producers Attn: Brittany Dark, PO Box 344, Moro, OR 97039

PH: (541)565-2277 Fax: (503)536-6875


FACILITIES MANAGER. The City of Wasco will be accepting applications for the part-time position of Facilities Manager for the Wasco School Events Center located at 903 Barnett St. in Wasco, Oregon.  General duties include: management of day to day operations of the Events Center; greeting the public; scheduling rental use of the facilities; recruiting and supervising volunteers at the Center; and performing general office duties. Starting pay is $15/hour; 12 – 16 hours per week. Applications and complete job description will be available from Tuesday, July 25, 2017 through Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Wasco City Hall located at 1017 Clark St. in Wasco, Oregon. The deadline to submit a completed application is 5:00p.m. on August 8, 2017, by either delivering it to Wasco City Hall or mailing to: City of Wasco  PO Box 26 Wasco OR 97065. For further information contact the Wasco City Clerk at 541-442-5515. The City of Wasco is an equal opportunity employer. The City reserves the right to reject any or all applicants. 8/4 


RANCH-STYLE HOME IN RUFUS. $209,900. Attractive ranch style home on corner lot in Rufus. Built in 2013. High ceilings. Great floor plan with open concept. 3 bed 2 bath. 1580 Sq Ft. Spacious entry with wide hallway. Large living room. Dining room has sliding glass doors to back patio. Kitchen is great for entertaining with Breakfast bar. Lots of storage with pantry, more than ample counter space for cooking. Nice master bed and bath. 2 Charming bedrooms and 2nd bath. Nicely landscaped. Contact Bonnie Long At Copperwest Properties 541-993-1513. 8/18

WEATHERED OAK WINE BARREL ADIRONDACK CHAIRS. Weathered Oak Wine Barrel Adirondack Chairs – stationary $350, rocker $375 or the set for $650. Local Craftsman. Call for photos… 541-788-9497.  9/8

1997 TAHOE 1997 Tahoe – 4 wheel drive (never used off road) 2nd owner has owned for 17 yrs, Always Garaged and well maintained. New Tires, plus a Winter set of tires/rims. Remote Start, Leather seats, 3rd row seat, Power Steering, Seats, Windows & Locks. 261,000 miles, new transmission at 240,000. Towing pkg (never used), roof rack and running boards. $3200 OBO Call or Text Jeanne @ 541-714-5740.    9/8

ESTATE SALE. Estate sale in Wasco 1008 mcpherson st august 3 4 5 6 from 9-4 House shed and shop full…everything from antiques to tools…too much to list…large sale.   8/4

LuLaRoe SHOPPING PARTY Hosted by Ashley Danielson and Hailey Minor, Wednesday, August 9 at 5:30 pm – 60187 Stradley Rd, Grass Valley, Oregon. Come join us for a fun night of shopping!!! The amazing Hailey Minor is coming to Grass Valley with 1,300+ LuLaRoe items!! Women’s Sizes 00-26 and Kids Sizes 2-14. All inventory is on hand, no ordering. So whatever you choose to purchase you take home that night. We’ll have snacks and drinks. Bring a friend and spread the word, anyone is welcome!! 8/4

PROPERTY NEAR MORO. A chance to own 1.5 acres close to Moro but still in the country. All utilities are available. This property is waiting for you to bring your house plans and call it home. Subject to final short plat approval, taxes to be determined. $55,000. RMLS# 17410095 – Tiffany Hillman  11/10

ECLIPSE GLASSES. 2017 Oregon Solar Eclipse Glasses are now available for sale at the Sherman County Museum Store for $2.00. Open daily 10-5 at 200 Dewey Street in Moro, Oregon. 8/18

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





newspaper-wantedART WORK FOR SHERMAN COUNTY COURTHOUSE ADDITION. The Sherman County Project Team is actively seeking Sherman County-themed art work for display in the courthouse addition currently under construction. The team is interested in any two-dimensional media (drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, etc) for display inside the addition. Deadline for submittal is August 31. For the initial screening, please provide an 8″ by 10″ color photograph or digital image of the proposed article. Include the dimensions of the actual article, if the size is fixed, along with a description of how the article relates to Sherman County and any relationship between the contributor and Sherman County. If the project team is interested in directly inspecting the article, arrangements will be made with the contributor to do so. We know there are several talented local artists and photographers out there and encourage each one to contribute. There is no restriction upon the number of articles that can be submitted for consideration. Sherman County will offer a stipend, the amount of which is to be determined, for each piece of art work acquired. Submittals can be made by mail to PO Box 282, Moro, OR 97039 or by email to Questions may be directed to the same email address. 8/25




2. Calendar (new or corrected)

music.notes (2)AUGUST

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

4 Call Sherman County Community Transit

                  by 5 p.m. TODAY for bus to Antelope Music Festival 541-565-3553

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

5-27 Pacific Northwest Plein Air Exhibition 10-5 Maryhill Museum of Art

6 Country Music Festival 1 p.m. Antelope Community Church

7 Lower John Day Area Transportation Commission 10-12 Rufus

7 Public Hearing: Conditional Use Permit Aurora Gardens 7 Grass Valley

8 Sherman Soil & Water Conservation District Board 8:30 Moro

8 Sherman County Watershed Council 11:30 Burnet Building

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

8 Sherman County School Clothes Scramble 12-6 Sherman Public/School Library

8 North Central Public Health District Board Meeting 3 The Dalles

8 Mid-Columbia Council of Governments 1:15 The Dalles

9 Sherman County Senior & Community Center Advisory 12:30 Senior Center

9-13 Wheeler County Fair: “Wagon Wheels, Painted Hills & Eclipse Thrills”

11-13 Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks

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

16 Sherman County Court 9

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

18 Frontier Digital Network & Frontier TeleNet Board Meetings 9 Condon

18-22 Outlaw Rodeo Bible Camp – Powell Butte, Oregon

19 Celebration of Life: Bill Van, Otilia Geiser Vann 1 Discovery Center

19 Great American Eclipse Education & Entertainment in Fossil

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

20 Total Solar Eclipse Party in Condon featuring Brewers Grade
         Camping, Food, Beer & Wine

21 Total Solar Eclipse

22-27 Sherman County Fair – Wheat, Wind & Waves! 

22 Sherman County Fair 4-H Static Exhibit Judging

22 Sherman County Fair 4-H Horse Show 10

23 Healthy Families’ Play Group 10:30-12 Moro City Park

23 Sherman County Fair: Take your entries to the fair!  

23 Sherman County Fair Dale Coles Classic Car Show 3:30

23 Sherman County Fair BBQ Burgers/Dogs with the Fair Board 5

23 Sherman County Fair 4-H Style Revue 5:30

23 Sherman County Fair Horse Games in the Arena 7:15

24 Sherman County Fair 4-H Poultry, Rabbit & Cavie Show 8 a.m.

24 Sherman County Fair 4-H & FFA Swine Market Judging 10

24 Sherman County Fair 4-H & FFA Sheep Market Judging 11

24 Sherman County Fair 4-H & FFA Goat Market Judging 12:30

24 Sherman County Fair 4-H & FFA Beef Market Judging 2

24 Sherman County Fair Down on the Farm Chore Course 7

25 Sherman County Fair 4-H Home Economics Contests 8

25 Sherman County Fair 4-H & FFA Swine Showmanship 10

25 Sherman County Fair 4-H & FFA Goat Showmanship 11

25 Sherman County Fair 4-H & FFA Sheep Showmanship 1

25 Sherman County Fair 4-H & FFA Beef Showmanship 2

25 Sherman County Fair Cattle Sorting Contests 7 Arena

26 Sherman County Fair Wellness Walk 8 Downtown Moro

26 Sherman County Fair Exhibit Parade 9:15 Fairgrounds

26 Sherman County Fair Queen’s Reception 10 Fairgrounds

26 Sherman County Fair 4-H Grand Champion All-Around Showmanship 12

26 Sherman County Fair 4-H & FFA Livestock Sale 4-5

26 Sherman County Fair FFA Annual BBQ 5:30

26 Sherman County Fair Special Introductions 7:15 Arena

26 Sherman County Fair Bull Riding Contests 7:30-9

26 Sherman County Fair Dance with Countryfied in the Arena 9:30-1

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

27 Sherman County Fair Cowboy Church with Susie McEntire 10:30

27 Sherman County Fair Demolition Derby 2 Arena

28 Mid-Columbia Housing Authority 11 The Dalles

31-Sept. 3 Gilliam County Fair, Condon