1. CLASSIFIEDS (new or corrected)
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THANK YOU & CONGRATULATORY NOTES:
COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION FUND-RAISERS:
SHERMAN COUNTY WRESTLING CLUB SHIRTS. If you are interested in purchasing a Sherman County Wrestling Club shirt please contact Jeremy Lanthorn with your size. Sizes will be available from Youth Small to 2XL, cost will be $20.00 to cover the cost of the shirt and to help the wrestling club raise money to purchase a new mat as well as competition gear. email@example.com
Sherman County School Coaching Opportunities. Coaching positions are currently available in the following areas:
Boys and Girls HS Track & Field (Head Coach)
Boys and Girls HS Track & Field (Assistant Coach)
Boys and Girls Tennis (Head Coach).
These jobs will remain open until filled. Criminal record check and pre-employment drug testing will be required for all positions. For further information and application materials please email Gary Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org or Wes Owens at email@example.com. Sherman County School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
POSITIONS | The Times-Journal
~ The Times-Journal – a weekly serving Wheeler, Gilliam & Sherman counties, P.O. Box 746, Condon, OR 97823 | 541-384-2411
COURSE MARSHAL / SUPPORT SPECIALIST WANTED. Watch races and get paid for it too. Oregon Raceway Park is seeking corner workers for the 2018 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 personnel to staff our many and varied events from Auto, Kart and Motorcycle Races. Training will be held March 17, 2018 9am-5pm at 93811 Blagg Lane, Grass Valley, OR. If interested please contact, Brenda Pikl: 541-333 2452 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
TEMPORARY INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT
Position: Temporary Instructional Assistant
Start Date: February 26, 2018
Position Description: Sherman County School District is seeking a highly qualified and self-motivated temporary Instructional Assistant with preferred previous experience working in a school environment. The successful candidate will support instructional and other activities as assigned for a twelve week period. This position will remain open until filled. Criminal record check and pre-employment drug testing required.
How to Apply: For further information and application materials please email Wes Owens at email@example.com or call 541-565-3500. Sherman County School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
FOOD SERVICE ASSISTANT
Start Date 4/2/18
Work Schedule Monday – Friday 7:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Current Salary $11.04 – $13.74/hour DOE
Sherman County School District is seeking a qualified Food Service Assistant. Criminal record check and pre-employment drug screening is required. Health Insurance Package is pro-rated for this 6 hour per day position.
The Food Service Assistant’s primary responsibilities include dishwashing and salad bar preparation. The Food Service Assistant must be able to lift up to 50 lbs., and must also be organized, reliable, self-motivated, capable of planning and scheduling, and is responsible for a variety of other miscellaneous duties to ensure the kitchen and cafeteria are maintained in a healthy, safe, and sanitary manner.
Application Method/Materials Required
Please submit a letter of interest, application (available from the school district) and resume if you are interested in the position to:
Wes Owens, Superintendent
65912 High School Loop
Moro, Oregon 97039
This position will remain open until filled.
Sherman County School District is an equal opportunity employer.
TEMPORARY LICENSED HEALTH EDUCATION SPECIALIST.
Endorsement in Health Education is required for this position. Other opportunities may become available to increase FTE.
Salary: Salary will be dependent upon start date, education, and experience.
Start Date: On or before, January 29, 2018.
Sherman County School District is seeking a highly qualified .43 FTE Health Education Specialist. The successful candidate will spend two (2) periods each day teaching Health Education classes serving 7th-12th grade students and one (1) period each day as the Yearbook classroom instructor. The workday for this position will be from 7:45 am until 11:15 am. Current paid coaching opportunities that are available at this time include Head High School Tennis Coach and Head High School Track Coach, other potential coaching and advisor opportunities may also become available.
- Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team.
- Ability to communicate with parents, students and staff.
- Able to meet the individual needs of all students.
- Excellent planning, organizational skills.
- Qualified applicants who have experience and an interest in coaching are encouraged to apply.
About Sherman County School District:
The Sherman County School District is a K-12 progressive school with approximately 245 students, located in Moro, Oregon. The 2016-17 school year saw the opening of a new elementary and remodeled Jr./Sr. High School connected as one modernized facility. Criminal record check and pre-employment drug testing required. For further information and application materials please email Wes Owens at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sherman County School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
SURPLUS. Surplus for sale by Sherman County:
–1985 Chevy pickup, 3-Speed Manual Transmission, Mileage: ~ 73,000 miles, As Is Condition, VIN #: 1GBJC34M2FS147531; note: “S” could be a “5”
–1990 Suzuki ATV, Four wheel drive, 21.5 HP engine, Mileage: ~ 1,000 miles, As Is Condition; VIN #: JSAAJ45A6L2102545.
Sealed bids must be submitted to the Sherman County Court, P.O. Box 365, Moro, OR 97039 by 5:00 pm Tuesday February 20, 2018. Bids will be opened and read aloud during County Court on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Minimum bid for pickup: $500; Minimum bid for ATV: $300. For additional information, contact the Sherman County Weed Department at 541-565-3655. 2/16
LAND. RMLS# 17410095. A chance to own 1.5 acres close to Moro but in the country. 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. Call Tiffany Hillman with Dryside Property @ 541-993-7006 5/1
HANDCRAFTED FURNITURE & NOVELTY GIFTS. Considerately Handcrafted furniture and novelty gifts created from re-purposed wine & whiskey barrels. ~The Wood Butcher | Wasco, Oregon | 541-993-4282 | https://www.oldwoodnbarrels.com/ 2/24
FOR RENT OR LEASE:
LOCAL HANDYMAN SERVICES. No job too small. Licensed general contractor. Equipment operator. OR CCB #135768 KCK, Inc. 541-993-4282 3/2
- The Times-Journal – a weekly serving Wheeler, Gilliam & Sherman counties, P.O. Box 746, Condon, OR 97823 | 541-384-2411 email@example.com $35/year
- The Dalles Chronicle . http://www.thedalleschronicle.com/subscribe/
- The Goldendale Sentinel. 117 W. Main St., Goldendale, WA 98620 (509) 773-3777 | firstname.lastname@example.org | http://www.goldendalesentinel.com/
- The Oregonian – Delivery. The Dalles Oregonian, P.O. Box 1367, The Dalles, OR 97058; 541-296-3600 email@example.com
- USA TODAY. Home delivery. Contact The Dalles Oregonian, P.O. Box 1367, The Dalles, OR 97058; 541-296-3600 firstname.lastname@example.org
- City of Wasco
- City of Moro
- City of Grass Valley
- City of Rufus
- Eastern Oregon
- John Day River Territory
- Sherman County Visitor Center, Sherman County Historical Museum, 10-5 May through October
- Oregon Raceway Park, Grass Valley
- Sherman County Things to See and Do
SHERMAN COUNTY CLASSIFIEDS | FACEBOOK
DAM STORIES. The 60th anniversary of the start of construction and 50th anniversary of the dedication of the John Day Dam will be in 2018. Gladys Wesley, editor of Sherman County: For The Record, plans to devote the spring issue to stories about construction of the dam and the Biggs bridge and road and railroad relocation. Did you or your parents work on any of these? Do you remember the changes in the area as a result of the added jobs? Did you and/or your family move to Sherman County at the time? Did you attend the opening of the bridge or other events? Do you have photographs of that period? You and your stories are an important part of Sherman County history. Your photos to illustrate your story will be scanned and returned. Send your stories to Sherman County Historical Museum, P.O. Box 173, Moro, OR 97039 or to email@example.com (with subject line Story for FTR). Questions? Contact the Museum: 541-565-3232. Deadline for submission is February 28, 2018. 2/16
2. CALENDAR (new or corrected)
1 AARP Tax Aide Sites Open Statewide
9 Memorial Service for Wilford Carey 11 WAAAM Hood River
9 Community Renewable Energy Association (CREA) Board Meeting 10-1
10 Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society Program 10:30 Discovery Center
10 Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum 9 Mods & Rods, Custom Rides
10 Vernon Melzer Memorial Service 11 Moro Community Presbyterian Church
12 Sherman County School Board Meeting 7 Sherman Public/School Library
13 Sherman County Watershed Council 8
13 Sherman County Soil & Water Conservation District Board 8:30
13 Tri-County Mental Health Board Meeting 11-2 The Dalles
13 North Central Public Health District Board Meeting 3 The Dalles
14 VALENTINE’S DAY
14 Sherman Soil & Water Conservation & Watershed Council Annual Meeting 5:30
14 Sherman County Senior & Community Center Advisory Group 12:30
15 Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Board Meeting 10 NORCOR, The Dalles
15 Deadline for Sherman County Kids to Join 4-H
16 Frontier TeleNet Board of Directors Meeting 10 Fossil
16-18 Winter Fishtrap, The New Agrarians, Joseph, Oregon
20 Unit 20, Oregon Retired Educators Luncheon Program 12 Portage Grill
21 Sherman County Court 9
22 Sherman County Book Club 6 Sherman County Public/School Library
24 OSU Small Farm Conference, Corvallis
26 Sherman County Photography Club 6 Steve Burnett Extension Bldg.
28 Sherman County Board of Property Tax Appeals 9
28 Retirement Open House for Rosanna Breeding 1-4 Farm Service Agency
1 Sherman County Fair Board Meeting 7
1-4 National Association of Counties Conference, Washington, D.C.
3 Bill Flatt Memorial Service TBA Condon
7 Sherman County Court 9
7 Mid-Columbia Economic Development District Exec. Board Meeting 4
7 All County Prayer Meeting, Moro Presbyterian Church Refreshments and social time at 6:30, prayer time from 7:00 to 8:30.
9 Community Renewable Energy Association (CREA) Board Meeting 10-1
10 Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum 9 The Roaring Twenties
13 Sherman Soil & Water Conservation Board Meeting 8:30
13 Tri-County Mental Health Board Meeting 11-2
13 North Central Public Health Board Meeting 3
14 Sherman County Senior Center Advisory Committee 12:30 Senior Center
17 Paint Nite for Little Wheats Daycare 4 Wasco Events Center
22 Mid-Columbia Economic Development District Board Meeting 4-6 Hood River
23-25 Northwest Horse Fair & Expo & Mustang Adoption, Albany, Oregon
4 Sherman County Court 9
4 All County Prayer Meeting, Wasco Church of Christ Refreshments and social time at 6:30, prayer time from 7:00 to 8:30.
5 Sherman County Fair Board 7
10 Sherman Soil & Water Conservation District Board Meeting 8:30
10? Tri-County Mental Health Board of Directors Meeting 11-2 The Dalles
10? North Central Public Health District 3 The Dalles
11 Sherman County Senior Center Advisory Committee 12:30
14 Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum 9 Speedsters & Racers
3 All County Prayer Meeting, Kent Baptist church (Thursday, National Day of Prayer) Refreshments and social time at 6:30, prayer time from 7:00 to 8:30.
12 Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum 9 Popular Postwar Cars
6 All County Prayer Meeting, Wasco Methodist Church Refreshments and social time at 6:30, prayer time from 7:00 to 8:30.
9 Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum 9 Steam Cars, Hit & Miss Engines
15 The June Bugs Concert 6:30 & Artisans’ Market 4-7, Condon City Park
16-17 A-Town Throwdown: Kite, SUP & Windsurf Competition, Arlington