Sherman County eNews #312


  1. Spiritual Matters

  2. Classifieds

  3. Calendar

1. Spiritual Matters


Baha’is around the world are currently celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha’u’llah, Founder of the Baha’i Faith.

Throughout history, God has sent Messengers with teachings that provided Guidance in different areas of the world at troubled times in history.  They represent all the major religions of the world and come from the same Source.  They represent successive chapters of one religion from God.

You are invited to these “Light of Unity” events in the Gorge:

October 21, Saturday 5:00pm – Neighborhood celebration at the Hannigans’ home in Hood River. Family friendly! Contact Jana for more info at or 541-490-8086.

October 21, Saturday 5:00pm –  “Festival of Unity”  at the Lyle Lions club celebrating the Bicentenary of the Birth of Baha’u’llah!  Presentation of winning essays in the community essay contest on the theme  “So Powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth.” Multi-cultural meal, music and presentations.

October 22, Sunday – “Light of Unity Festival” 3-5:00pm  – A Celebration of the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Baha’u’llah at the Wamic Community Center. 20-minute program, International Desserts, music and fellowship.

October 22, Sunday 2:00pm – “Light of Unity”celebration at the Miedemas’ home in Odell. Family friendly! Contact Luke and Denali for more 917-514-0915 or  Neighborhood focus but open to all.

October 22, Sunday 2-4:00pm – Neighborhood “Light of Unity Festival” – Open House Social at Ronica Smith home 317 W 21st Street, The Dalles.

October 28, Saturday 6:00pm – The movie “Light to the World” will be shown at Hood River Library.  The film describes aspects of the life and teachings of Baha’u’llah and illustrates how his message is effecting a transformation in the lives of individuals and communities.

Baha’i Faith

Pat & Erling Jacobsen


2. Classifieds (new or corrected)

FRIDAY CLASSIFIEDS: 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


CONGRATULATIONS to Ron Mobley and Wayne (& Lynn Rathbun) Hamersly upon your induction to the Western Oregon University Athletic Hall of Fame! 

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



PETROLEUM DELIVERY DRIVER. MCP is seeking applicants to join our team as a Petroleum Delivery Driver.  This full time position is based in Moro, 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.      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.   The complete employment listing and the employment application are available for download at  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  10/27


OPEN HOUSE 520 Columbia St., Wasco, Saturday, 3-5 P.M.; listing provided by Marcella Galloway, Keller Williams PDX 541-965-1146. 10/20

1.5 ACRE LOT. New Price on 1.5 acre lot just outside of Moro. A chance to own 1.5 acres close to town but in the country in Sherman County. 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. $50,000. ~ Tiffany Hillman  12/29
PROPERTY IN GRASS VALLEY. For sale by owner. Utilities are accessible. $60,000 or best offer. Contact Deb Miller or 509-750-9707.  12/01



PHOTOGRAPHY SESSIONS. Now is the time to book a photo session! The holidays are just around the corner! Schedule a session now to have prints available for the holiday season. Now is also the time to capture the fall colors before they are gone for the year. Photo sessions start at $150.00. Contact me soon for Senior pictures, family photo sessions, weddings, engagements, and more. Also check out the photos from football and volleyball this season:   11/20






CHILDREN’S CLOTHING. Sherman County has gathered an assortment of children’s clothing through non-profit efforts, and are hoping to find a local home for them! The sizes range from 0-6 years old, some random items, and several warm winter jackets. This collection will be available Monday, October 23rd until the 27th, then it is headed to donation in The Dalles. Please contact Amber DeGrange at 541-565-3461 to make arrangements to browse. All are welcome and it’s free – first come, first serve!

3. Calendar (new or corrected)


Burn Ban Lifted for North Sherman County Rural Fire Protection District

20 Sherman Booster Club Annual Homecoming BBQ – Sherman County School

20 Frontier TeleNet Board Meeting 10 Gilliam County Courthouse

20-21 Oktoberfest, Auction & Dinner in Arlington, A Benefit for The Woolery Project

21 Appraisal Fair 10-4 Maryhill Museum of Art

21 Columbia Gorge Genealogy Society Genealogy Jamboree 10 Discovery Center

21 Wasco County Historical Society Annual Meeting & Program

23 Sherman County Photography Club Meeting 6 Steve Burnet Extension Building, Moro

23 Mid-Columbia Housing Authority Board Meeting 11 The Dalles

25 Tri-County Court Meeting 10 Steve Burnet Extension & Research Building, Moro

27 Sherman PTO Trunk ‘R’ Treat | Line Up 5:40 | Starts 6 Sherman County School

28 Maryhill Museum of Art Tango Party



1 Sherman County Court 9

1 All County Prayer Meeting Refreshments/Social 6:30

         Prayer 7-8:30 Kent Baptist Church

3 Public Meeting re: Aging & People with Disabilities Program 12 Senior Center, Moro

3 Free Household Hazardous Waste Collection 10-2 Wasco

5 Daylight Saving Time Ends

5 Sherman Historical Society Dinner/Program: Camp Sherman: 100 Years  2 o’clock Wasco School Events Center


8 Sherman County Senior & Community Center Advisory Group 12


14-16 Association of Oregon Counties Conference

15 Sherman County Court will not be in session.

15 Hood River CORE Pesticide Training

16 Soil pH Workshop 8-4 Shilo Inn, The Dalles

18 Condon’s Fall Festival 10-2


28 Mid-Columbia Community Action Council

tree bareDECEMBER

6 Sherman County Court 9

6 All County Prayer Meeting Refreshments/Social 6:30

         Prayer 7-8:30 Wasco Methodist Church


13 Mid-Columbia CORE Pesticide Training 9:30-3 CGCC

20 Sherman County Court 9

21 Winter Begins

24-20 Sherman County School District Christmas Vacation


30 Max Nogle Dinner Dance w/Countryfied, Grass Valley Pavilion