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Inmate punches through window, goes to hospital Gregory Hering, 43, of Portland, was sent to the emergency room after a violent outburst inside the Columbia County Jail the afternoon of Feb. 24. Hering was being arraigned on a St. Helens Municipal court warrant for failing to appear on a resisting arrest charge. According to Columbia

County Sheriff Jeff Dickerson, Hering was in a room set up for the court within the county

Gregory Hering

County OKs jail levy for May ballot BY SHARI PHIEL

An in-person appeal by local mayors, police and school superintendents appears to have convinced the Columbia County Commissioners to place a three-year levy to fund the county jail on the upcoming May ballot. “We believe that the Columbia County Jail is crucial to the welfare of our community, and we urge all citizens of Columbia County to support all endeavors to save our Columbia County Jail for the fundamental safety of our children, for the security of our families and for the future of our communities,” said Scappoose School Superintendent Stephen Jupe. Jupe presented a proclamation signed by all five school district superintendents that urged the commissioners to give voters another chance to pass the levy. Jupe presented the same proclamation to the Scappoose City Council a day earlier. The proclamation came about during the last superintendents’ meeting (the group meets monthly) and was signed by fellow superintendents Ken Cox (Vernonia), Lloyd Hartley (Clatskanie), Michael Carter (Rainier) and Mark Davalos (St. Helens.) The jail is currently scheduled to close at the end of the fiscal year on June 30. “We began to get increasingly nervous about the fact that the jail may not be there after June,” Jupe added. “It’s really to stir people up.”

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It’s a sentiment shared by many others. In an open letter to the citizens of Columbia County, Sheriff Jeff Dickerson said closing the jail will have far-reaching impacts (see the full letter on page A5). “While no one can know for sure the degree to which the loss of the county jail will impact the way we live, I do believe with all my heart that it will be worse than most of us imagine,” Dickerson said. “There have been accusations of ‘scare tactics being used to motivate voters out of fear… these are not scare tactics, but they are facts that are scary.” School officials weren’t the only ones urging the county to give the levy another chance. Scappoose Mayor Scott Burge, Clatskanie Mayor Diane Pohl and St. Helens Mayor Randy Peterson were also at the commissioners’ meeting. Although unable to attend the Wednesday morning meeting, city officials from Columbia City and Rainier also voiced their support. “We’re at a point now where we’re at catch-and-release... where we’re at today – and that’s not counting where we will be at in June – is unacceptable. We really need to consider giving it one more shot,” said Commissioner Tony Hyde. What will be on the May 20 ballot will be a local option levy at the rate of 57.97 cents per $1,000 of assessed value for three years. The ­­­­ See LEVY, Page A4

jail when he struck the window between him and the court verifier with his arm, breaking the window and bloodying his arm. He then proceeded to break up a table inside the room where he was confined, leaving a trail of blood on the walls and floor. “Mr. Hering is known to us and can be violent

CLATSKANIE — Area farmer Mike Seely and environmental activist group Columbia Riverkeeper filed an appeal with the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals in response to the county’s approval of a Port Westward rezoning application. “The next step will be to establish the record, which is going to be very extensive. That could take weeks or even much longer than that. These things typically play out over a 6 to 12-month timeframe,” said Dan Serres, conservation director for Columbia Riverkeeper. “But it can go much longer than that.” The Port of St. Helens submitted an application to the county’s planning department in early 2013 to have 957 acres rezoned from Primary Agriculture to Resource Industrial – Planned Development. Although the planning department recommended approval of the application, the Columbia County Planning Commission

handle people who come to us with all kinds of issues, including violent ones like this,” the sheriff said. “I worry about the safety of our law enforcement officers and the citizens they are sworn to serve, if we end up losing this facility and have no place within the county to take people like this.”

GONE ...

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Photos by SHARI PHIEL INSET: Columbia City Mayor Cheryl Young (right) and Shannon Fitzgibbons, chair for the parks committee, officially open Columbia City’s new dog park across from the Port of St. Helens on E Street, on Saturday, Feb. 22. The park was paid for entirely through donations and the port is donating use of the land. ABOVE: There’s plenty of room for an All out run at Columbia County new dog park, which has separate fenced areas for small and big dogs, benches and waste stations.

Farmer, environmentalists file appeal for Port Westward rezoning BY SHARI PHIEL

at times,” said Dickerson. “I’m glad we had him contained during this outburst, though I’m sure he frightened the court verifier with this violent outburst.” Hering was also being held for a parole violation with a total bail amount set at $62,500. “Citizens need to know that our jail is designed to

voted 5-to-1 against the application, citing concerns that the application and potential use of the land lacked specificity. The application then went to the county commissioners for final review and approval or denial. Following three separate and very lengthy public hearings – two in Clatskanie and one at the Columbia County Courthouse – the commissioners approved the application, although with several conditions, including prohibiting the land from being used for coal projects. The conditions attached also removed two parcels of land designated as wetlands from the application, reducing the rezoned area to 837 acres. “There has been strong testimony throughout the whole process. That’s a big feather in our cap for the challenge, all of the people who showed up and talked about their farms, or about their knowledge of the soil in the area, it’s really going to help the case move forward,” Serres added. ­­­­ See APPEAL, Page A4

Job search group a valuable resource BY SHARI PHIEL

There’s no doubt that looking for work can be an extremely stressful. From filling out applications (either online or in person), making it through the interview process, and then waiting for days or weeks to hear back from a prospective employer, it all takes its toll. But you don’t have to go through it alone. Every Tuesday morning, the Job Search Group meets at Warren Community Fellowship with those attending talking about job search issues, possible leads, where to get help or even to host the occasional guest speaker. The meetings are free and open to the public and are meant to supplement rather than replace other resources, such as Worksource Oregon and Goodwill’s Job Connection. The Job Search Group, which recently celebrated its one-year anniversary, was organized and launched by St. Helens resident Cynthia Dailey-Hewkin. “I retired from Portland Community College, where I worked as a career specialist. One of my responsibilities there was to facilitate a

job search group. That was my favorite thing,” said Dailey-Hewkin. “We would talk about things that weren’t in the normal workshops I had to teach, like resumé writing and interviewing. So I was able to explore other things that were helpful to job seekers. When I retired it was one of the things I really missed.” There doesn’t seem to be a limit to either the kinds of jobs people in the group are looking for or the subjects to be discussed. Dailey-Hewkin said during the past year, job seekers have included registered nurses, high tech employees, construction workers, truck drivers, self-employed people, those in banking or finance, hospice workers and caregivers, retirees, those wanting or needing to go back to work, people wanting to change careers, and jobs seekers getting interviews but no job offers. The benefits of attending the group meetings seem to be just as varied. In addition to learning to build a better resumé or develop interviewing skills, there is also the opportunity to connect and share with others, provide inspiration to others, ­­­­ See JOBS, Page A4

Hate your job?

Looks like you aren’t the only one. In June 2013, Gallup, Inc. wrapped up a threeyear study in which the pollster found only 30 percent of working Americans said they were engaged in their work. The rest – a whopping 70 percent – either hated or were just uninterested in their jobs, with 52 percent described as not engaged and the remaining 18 percent as “actively disengaged” from their work. Gallup defines engaged employees as those who are “involved in, enthusiastic about, and committed to their work and contribute to their organization in a positive manner.” But the disengaged workers “roam the halls spreading discontent,” said Gallup CEO Jim Clifton in the report. Having unhappy employees is also costly. Gallup estimates these actively disengaged employees cost the U.S. between $450–$550 billion each year in lost productivity. “They are more likely to steal from their companies, negatively influence their coworkers, miss workdays, and drive customers away,” said the report.


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Apartments sustain heavy damage ST. HELENS — A Sunday morning fire at Hidden Oak Apartments on Gable Road has left a mother and her daughter without a home. Crews from Columbia River Fire & Rescue and Scappoose Fire District responded to a report of a fire at the apartment complex at 2600 Gable Road at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 23. According to Fire Chief Jay Tappan, 9-1-1 dispatchers were called by a concerned neighbor, Adam Jones, who observed a black film or staining around the entry door to apartment No. 20 next to his apartment. Jones also said he noticed blackened windows and subsequently felt the door, which was warm to the touch, so he promptly called 9-1-1. The apartment occupant, Kassidy Jensen and her 9-year-old daughter, were not at home during the fire. Fire crews arrived to investigate and found the second-story apartment had experienced a severe fire, but it had not gotten hot enough to penetrate the walls or break through the

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An apartment at Hidden Oaks Apartments on Gable Road in St. Helens sustained heavy damage after an early morning fire on Feb. 23.

door or windows. “The fire was a smoldering fire in a cloth-covered couch and the heat and smoke were almost totally contained to the apartment. It just did not get enough oxygen to flashover and ignite everything in the apartment,” Tappan said. The fire chief also said the fire was essentially out when the firefighters arrived and they did not need to use any water for extinguishment. Tappan went on to say that the apartment suffered significant heat and smoke damage and most of the contents were affected to some extent. However, there was no damage incurred by any of the adjacent apart-

ments in the eight-unit building and all of the other residents were able to return to their homes. The specific cause of the fire is still under investigation. Preliminary damage estimates are thought to be about $10,000 for the contents and another $25,000 in damage to the apartment. A pet rabbit was also lost in the fire. The occupants of the apartment are staying with family members in town. CRF&R and Scappoose Fire responded with three fire engines, a rescue unit, and several support vehicles. A total of 23 fire personnel were on scene with no reported injuries.

Rollover accident results in minor injury

One person received minor injuries in a two-vehicle traffic crash along U.S. Highway 30 near Deer Island on Monday. The accident occurred at around 3:30 p.m. on Feb. 24, when a 2003 Toyota pickup driven by Timothy Verney, 51, of Hillsboro, was eastbound on Highway 30 near milepost 34 when it drifted across the centerline. A westbound 1986 Ford F250 pickup driven by Boyd Martin, 55, of Scappoose, had just pulled out from a driveway into the westbound lane and saw the oncoming Toyota. Martin moved to the shoulder and was traveling about 25 mph when his vehicle was struck on the side. The Toyota pickup traveled off the highway and overturned on its side coming to rest on railroad tracks. A power pole was also damaged during the collision. Verney received a minor injury that did not require

hospital transport. Martin was uninjured. Portland & Western Railroad was notified to prevent rail traffic from traveling through the area until the pickup was removed. Columbia River PUD personnel came to the scene to repair the damaged pole.

OSP troopers from the St. Helens work site responded with Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. Senior Trooper Robin May is the lead investigator. Driver fatigue is investigated as a contributing factor. The highway was open to one lane of traffic and then fully open about 5:15 p.m.





Scappoose Police Department booked and lodged into the Feb. 10 – Police responded Multnomah County Jail. to an audible alarm in the 52000 Feb. 14 – Police assisted the block of NW Sixth Street. Department of Human Services Feb. 10 – Police responded in the 33000 block of NE Prairie to a non-injury traffic crash in the Street on a welfare check. 53000 block of West Lane Road. Feb. 14 – Police responded Feb. 13 – Police responded to an audible alarm in the 52000 to a non-injury motor vehicle block of NE Third Street. accident on E. Columbia Ave. Feb. 15 – Police responded near SE Fourth Street. Following to an audible alarm in the 33000 an investigation, Larry Pfeifer, block of SW Park Drive. 55, was cited for failure to obey Feb. 16 – Police arrested a traffic control device. James Parker, 22, following Feb. 13 – Following an an investigation in the 52000 investigation at Fred Meyer, block of SW Third Street. He Brenden Malloy, 25, was arwas charged with assault IV and rested for theft I, providing false strangulation. information to police and an Feb. 17 – Police arrested outstanding Clackamas County Trina Weiss, 51, in the 33000 Circuit Court warrant. He was block of NW Wikstrom Drive for booked and lodged into the probation violation out of the Columbia County Jail. Scappoose Municipal Court. She Feb. 13 – Following an was also charged with assault of investigation at Fred Meyer, a public safety officer, resisting Lance Kyser, 28, was taken arrest, assault IV and harassinto custody for theft I. He was ment. 02-26-14 3x15 March Madness:Layout 1 2/24/14 10:05 AM Page 1

Columbia River Fire & Rescue Feb. 17 – CRF&R responded to a non-injury vehicle accident at Columbia River Highway and Bennett Road. Feb. 17 – CRF&R responded to water problems at three separate locations. Feb. 17 – Units were dispatched to the 71000 block of Mauris Road. The call was cancelled while they were en route. Feb. 17 – Units confined a chimney fire in the 31000 block of Pittsburg Road. Feb. 17 – Personnel responded to a fire alarm system malfunction in the 500 block of N. Columbia River Highway. There was no fire.



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be against taxes but this is a need… for all of us, economic development has been a number one priority. But without the jail – and all the headlines that would go with it – it will kill economic development,” said Burge. “We will lose out on opportunities.” While the county commissioners had originally hoped the levy would be picked up by a citizen

estimated amount expected to be raised if the levy passes would be $2.29 million in year one (fiscal year 2015); $2.36 million in year two (fiscal year 2016) and $2.43 million in year three (fiscal year 2017). The total raised over the three years would add $7.07 million to the jail’s coffers. “Normally I would

initiative, they agreed there has been enough of a groundswell of support to convince them to put it on the ballot after all. And since the county will be putting the levy on the ballot, having signatures gathered by local citizens certified won’t be necessary. However, the commissioners said campaigning to get the levy passed will still fall to those citizens.

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eyeing for fossil fuel development is home to some of the Northwest’s highest quality salmon habitat,” said Brett VandenHeuvel, executive director for Columbia Riverkeeper. “An oil spill here could devastate the Columbia River’s sportfishing and commercial salmon fishery,” stated VandenHeuvel. Seely and Riverkeeper’s appeal challenges the removal of zoning restrictions that protect Oregon’s

Seely has been equally vocal in his opposition of the rezoning request. “We’re a successful rural farm and manufacturing business adjacent to Port Westward. The existing oil trains delay our workers enough,” Seely said. “A coal terminal or an increase in oil unit trains will force us to relocate.” “The same stretch of Columbia River the Port is

productive agricultural land and riverfront habitat. The acreage approved for industrial use is adjacent to the Seely Mint Farm where high value mint is grown, manufactured and sold nationally in chocolates and teas and natural oil products. Columbia Riverkeeper is represented in the appeal to the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals by the non-profit law firm the Crag Law Center.

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JOBS: Resource and job fair March 5 get empowered and build self-esteem. The job group also provides some job seekerspecific benefits as well. This includes job leads from other participants, how and where to networking and learning about other job sources in the county. “It makes for a better integration with agencies that are already in place,” said Daily-Hewkin. The job search group also comes in handy for those applying for unemployment benefits. Beginning on Feb. 23, anyone applying for unemployment benefits will have to complete five work-seeking activities each week. Luckily, attending the weekly job search group meetings meets one of those requirements. The Job Search Group meets each Tuesday from 10–11 a.m. in room 201 at Warren Community Fellowship, at 56523 Columbia River Highway.

and Job Fair on March 5. The event will be held at the Columbia River Foursquare Church at 555 Commons Drive in St. Helens from noon to 4 p.m. The first hour will be open to veterans and their families and at 1 p.m. the doors will open to the general public. This is an opportunity for job seekers to dress for success, bring their resume, and talk with potential employers who are looking for extraordinary people to hire. Some of the employers attending are: Interim Health Care of Oregon, Recology Recycling Center, Armstrong, Cascade

Steel Rolling Mills, and Xerox, as well as many others. Job seekers will also be able to explore resources available to them by speaking with the many service organizations attending. They will be able to access information about housing, veteran services, energy assistance, training and learning how to find jobs. If you need to create or update your resumé before the job fair, stop by the Worksource Northwest office. The Columbia County Resource and Job Fair will have something for everyone, so dress for success and bring your resumé.

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Criminals should be in jail I was in support of the jail funding last time around, as it was defeated and of course, this time around I’m strongly in favor of it and will do what I can to inform my neighbors, colleagues and friends of the importance of having a funded jail. Last week, Pacific Stainless was hit by a forger; they printed up fake checks using Pacific’s account number and passed them around town in Scappoose and St. Helens being hit the hardest, thousands and thousands of dollars. Pacific had to change checking accounts and the time and the expense to do so was very costly as well. Obviously since they were forged checks, our local bank, St. Helens Community Federal Credit Union, reimbursed our account for the fraudulent dollars that were stolen. I was then mortified to find out that our local merchants, most of them small, are the ones that will take the hit and lose the money. As a community, we will all pay for these losses when we shop locally. We were able to spot this rather quickly because the checks looked like they were from numerous, different local companies and just tied to our account. The criminal that did this is local and should have been locked up already from previous similar criminal activities, but with no room in our jail, C12147 he was back on the street to continue to commit crimes. We cannot expect our law enforcement officers and our judges and court systems to work properly without proper funding and I am urging you to vote yes on the upcoming jail-funding ballot. Jeff Kemp, President, Pacific Stainless Products Inc. Judicial temperament Like others, I was appalled at Jason Heym’s comments in a recent Spotlight article, “Appointed Judge Draws Three Way Race.” Mr. Heym may be an excellent attorney, but he plainly lacks the most important qualities for a position of power and authority: judicial temperament and impartiality. On his website, Mr. Heym says, “many judges feel entitled, and stroll into work late and leave early, while the problems they were elected to resolve compile.” He seems not to understand



that a judge’s daily schedule involves community breakfast and lunch meetings, the after-5 p.m. jury deliberations, the after-hours use of the court and judges for drug court receptions, and CASA advocates being sworn in. He also says, “When people in Columbia County have a very complicated case, they don’t run down to the local strip mall to hire an attorney. They come to me.” While a little posturing is normal in a political race, there appears to be a pattern of preconceived notion. He calls the judiciary bench lazy and entitled. He criticizes the ability of the Columbia County attorneys (and thus, their clients). The attorneys he just so glibly dismissed will be appearing in the courtroom if Mr. Heym is elected. Judicial temperament is being able to treat all people with respect and dignity. So far, Mr. Heym has shown disrespect for the citizens, judges, and lawyers of Columbia County, while simultaneously asking for our votes. He needs to learn to communicate respectfully, then run for a position of power and authority. Lori Furman, St. Helens Worth hearing? About the train issue in last week’s paper, I found the full-page ad quite humorous. It seems this Portland & Western Railroad, Inc. has an understanding of many that care less for others where money is concerned. I say humor as this reminds me of those that move into the wilderness to experience the silence of nature; then purchase a very loud off-road motorcycle. They don’t see the why – we live in a small town along the Columbia River; with the silence of a little town; and it’s quiet! With a train coming and going throughout the night and day blowing an unwelcome loud whistle, playing toot-toot, isn’t quiet. It has been to my understanding if railroad crossings are well marked with lights, bells, gates and then with an engine light flashing plus engine vibration, shaking the earth, my good man why that train whistle? Also, about making the statement that there are more people employed – just think how many more people could be employed if the oils were



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not to close. We won’t have a clean city and county – or safety – if the jail closes. JoAnne Young, St. Helens

Get registered Wake up Columbia County and city voters who want to close the jail. Why? Why are you too tight to vote yes to get money for the jails,

so we do not have to close it? And why did you vote down the city’s levy to have more money to run the St. Helens Police Department? I have lived in a lot of counties in my life and have only felt safe in two. Those counties are Columbia County and Clallam County, Wash. I lived in Port Angeles, Wash., from December 1990 through December 1995. I was even able to work as a volunteer for the Port Angeles Police Department. We have the best law enforcement in the city and the county. The officers are not gun happy. They would save each other and, if necessary, someone innocent. They are very compassionate, well trained and well run in all aspects of law enforcement. They investigate everything thoroughly. They are a source of pride for our county. I want all of the young people 18 and over to go the elections department and register to vote so they can vote in November. My opinion in all of this is for you to delve in and study everything that will happen if the jail closes. We can’t move away – most of us. So push, push for the jail

the Oregon Department of Transportation, Public Transit Division and the Federal Transit Administration. Each of these grants comes with a local cash match requirement in the form of a community contribution that must be available in order to draw down those state and federal grants. Last year’s 64 percent cut in service was because CC Rider did not have a stable source of funding and wasn’t able to raise enough cash through community contributions to match the state and federal funds awarded. This cost our county $260,000 in funding that could have used to provide transit services and jobs to local people who drive the buses. All that would have been needed was $114,192 in order to get that $260,000. We would have had been have had $375,000 in additional service if we would have had the match money. I think services would not have been cut as drastically if the match for the grant had been there. CC Rider is given a small cash contribution ($30,000)

cal people who do not like to play by the rules will be emboldened to flagrantly violate the law, knowing Sheriff Dickerson there will be no repercussions, and 2) we will attract the criminal element from outside our county, who will also be emboldened in the same manner. • Crime will increase, and

it will be felt. I do not know to what degree it will occur, but I am sure we will all know about more and more instances of lawlessness inflicted upon our community. • Finally, at some point, there will be a call to fund our jail – only the cost will be roughly double to the taxpayer than it would have been if we had just kept it open all along. The reason is the federal prisoners who subsidize our jail (to the tune of $1.5 to $2.1 million per year) will all be gone, along with the revenue they bring in, and taxpayers who have gotten a state of the art, well-

run, efficient and effective facility without paying the total cost of the operation, would then be forced to pay the entire amount. These are not scare tactics, but they are facts that are scary. It is not my intent to overdramatize the risks, or to “advertise to criminals” that it will be open season in Columbia County. The fact is the criminals already know these things. I believe it is my duty as your sheriff, to warn you what the future holds according to my many years of law enforcement experience. I am committed to executing the will of the people with the re-

to be processed here before shipment? Log trains would be more welcome too if we would have our wood mills back. Wood mills processing logs would very welcome. Just think lumber mills giving employment work lowering home and property taxes. I’m seeing this to be worth hearing that unnecessary oil/log train’s whistling. I was also wondering if Portland is going to receive a tax portion to help pave their streets? Dean Ebert, St. Helens A new crossing We need a new Columbia River bridge and both Washington and Oregon should be involved in the project, with a few changes that would be more acceptable to the people who have to pay taxes. Where is a good start? Somewhere between St Helens and Rainier, not where the interstate bridge is now. That would be six lanes to gridlock. Downtown Portland is gridlocked every commute. It would be a bridge to Portland and back to Vancouver. If tolled, the Vancouver commuters would shoulder the lion’s share of the cost. The rest of the states’ residents would have little benefit from that location. This would require a new freeway south around Portland, relieving lots of traffic at the center of Portland. It will open up large area of development along that new corridor. Check with the Coast Guard and other agencies before you spend $130 million on design. Get the funding in place before you begin any designing phase. Don’t fly a German engineer over to look at plans that are flawed. Use American labor. We can repeal all the tax cuts for those highly profitable multi-billion dollar corporations and we will have some change left over for schools on both sides of the river. I challenge the legislators on both side of the river to check with your constituents to see if this plan would be acceptable to them, if so go for it. Ed Hayslip, Rainier

Support CC Rider I have heard comments regarding what Columbia County Rider provides to the citizens of Columbia County. The myths and misunderstanding of how funding works for transportation and other grant programs is always the same; if the commissioners got rid of their “pet projects,” i.e., public transit for seniors, disabled and those who need transportation to get to work, there would be ample money to fund the jail or any other project. This is not true and takes away from the valuable service that CC Rider provides. This county has a large number of people who commute to and from work and use public transit to get there. For those who use the bus to get to work, having bus service literally allows them to keep their jobs. Riding the bus saves them money. The funding that helps pay for public transit are provided through grants from

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Guest Column To Columbia County Citizens: I am writing to you on my concern for the future of our jail and what I believe it will mean for our community. While no one can know for sure the degree to which the loss of the county jail will impact the way we live, I do believe with all my heart that it will be worse than most of us imagine. As we have seen our jail budget shrink over the last few years, and as we have publicized the early releases of inmates, there have been accusations of “scare tactics” being used to motivate voters

out of fear. I will tell you that I am fearful of what is coming if our jail closes—for the following reasons: • Taking people into custody on a wide variety of misdemeanor and felony charges will largely cease to occur. Last year, more than 1,200 local police arrests were lodged in our jail. Next year, police officers will still arrest and file charges, but they will not be able to find jail space anywhere to hold most law breakers, even for just one night. • I believe this will cause two things to happen – 1) lo-

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Obituaries Richard Leland Myers Richard Leland Myers was an honorable man who lived with passion and love for his family and friends. He was born in The Dalles, Ore., on Aug. 16, 1954, to William (Bill) and Richard Myers Betty Myers. The family resided in The Dalles, later moving to Nyssa, Ore., where Rick attended Nyssa High School. He followed his grandfather’s (Lincoln Myers) footsteps and participated in wrestling. Rick lettered in the sport while at Nyssa High School. After high school Rick moved to Portland to attend Portland State University.

He then moved to St. Helens and worked for Boise Cascade until retirement. He took pride in his work and performed at the highest standards with attention to the smallest details. He married Barbara Duren of St. Helens in 1979. From this union they had three children. They later divorced. One of Rick’s hobbies was attending concerts and volunteering at the Portland Blues Festival. He looked forward to his time with his friends and doting on his adored grandchildren. He was an avid OSU fan but during Christmas tree sales he would wear a UO Duck shirt and an OSU hat so a potential customer would not be offended. He leaves his family with more laughter than sorrow, more stories to tell and a community affected by a caring man. Rick, your special kindness to those around you will forever be in our hearts.

Rick was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by daughter Katie (Tyler), son Patrick (Kristen) and son Jonathan (Ashley); grandchildren Elainie, Emry, Haley Elizabeth and Jonathan James; brothers Bill of Beaverton, Walter of St. Helens and sister Marci Dutcher of Palm Desert, Calif. A wake is scheduled for Saturday, March 1 at 2 p.m. at the Village Inn banquet room in St. Helens. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to Cascade Blues Association, 2020 SE Seventh, Portland, OR 97214 or a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be left at Arrangements are by Columbia Funeral Home. Alice A. Sisco Alice A. Sisco was born on May 6, 1923, in Hyannis Nebr., and passed away on Feb. 18, 2014, in Redmond,

Ore., at the age of 90. A longtime resident of St. Helens, she moved to central Oregon in 1994 where she resided at Alice Sisco Crooked River Ranch. Alice spent a great deal of her life devoted to her Christian studies and served as district mission treasurer for the Nazarene Mission International for 25 years. She traveled to Africa and South America serving with the working and witness program. She retired in 2009 at the age of 86. Alice was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Crandall; sons Freddie and Carl; and daughter Charlotte Gallagher. She is survived by her six sons: Ed, Larry, David and

Crandall of central Oregon and Richard and Irvin of St. Helens; as well as 15 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and eight great-greatgrandchildren. A celebration of her life will be held on March 1 at 2 p.m. at the Bridge Church in Redmond. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alice Sisco scholarship fund at the Bridge Church.

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Hildur Marie Fredrickson Hildur Marie Fredrickson, 96, of Portland, died on Feb. 1, 2014. Hildur was born on Dec. 21, 1917, in Sweden. She attended the Design School of Scandinavia and became a Hildur Fredrickson dressmaker and designer. She was

also an artist and dancer. Hildur married Sven Fredrickson. She lived in St. Helens since moving there in 1979. Her hobbies included dancing, sewing, crocheting, knitting, watercolors, glass work, and being a fabulous grandma and great-grandma. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sven, and son Andy. Hildur is survived by her son Bjorn Fredrickson and daughter-in-law Cathy Fredrickson, of Portland; daughter-in-law Linda Fredrickson Hayne, of Portland; grandchildren Annalisa, Britt and Christer; and greatgranddaughter Eleanor Farrell. A memorial service will be held on March 1 from 2–5 p.m. at 2626 SW Hamilton St., in Portland. Toasts will be made at 3 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Helens Senior Center or Legacy Hospice.

Student Achievements St. Helens Middle School honor roll The following seventh grade students were named to the second quarter honor roll by earning a 4.0 grade point average: Makenzie Clegg, Hannah Coltrin, Alexander Cross, Jacob Erceg, Stephen Himes, Lei Jacob, Daniel Jennings, Jade Kearsley, Abigail Marx, Isabelle Mendoza, Emma Phillips, Jennifer Ramirez, Samuel Shiel and Natalee Webster. The following seventh grade students were named to the second quarter honor roll by earning a 3.5-3.99 grade point average: Angel Anderson, Joseph Austin, Hailey Chatterley, Kitara Church, Jaydn Crews, Charles Cuellar-Smith, Gabrielle Duggan, Emily Etheredge, Megan

Fugit, Savannah Harvey, Benjamin Hoff, Grace Howard, McKenna Jenkins, Joseph Johnson, Kendelle King, Kaela Lee, Audra Lein, Rylee Marks, Madison Mercier, Parker Miller, Noona Muangmeesab, Leif Nelson, Justin Olson, Olivia Owens, Illyana Powers, Rahlenna Randolph, Jacob Robbins, Kaitlyn Silva, Karisa Sisco, Daniel Suon, Hannah Temple, Elisa Tenido, Mackenzie Trainer, Kristen Washburn, Jasmine Weaver, Zachary Wegner, Hayden Weitzel, Hunter Wetherbee and Cassidy Woodall. The following eighth grade students were named to the second quarter honor roll by earning a 4.0 grade point average: Sidney Allen, Cora Beaudry, Caleb Carter, Heather Chambers, Samuel

Estep, Sophia Estep, Trace Lapping, Daniel Lujano and Owen Wolfe. The following eighth grade students were named to the second quarter honor roll by earning a 3.5-3.99 grade point average: Jayden Alexander, Ashley Brown, Hannah Brumbles, Anabella Cimpan, Quinlynn Coddington, Gabriel Compton, Marissa Cortez, Emily Davis, Katrina Gundersen, Samantha Hawkins, Courtney Hudson, Braya Hutton, Cole Martinson, Brooklynn Mercier, Trenton Minich, Ross Munro, Alysa Nunez, Savannah Orosco, David Parks, Natalie Priester, Hannah Ragan, Ethan Ralstin, Cody Richman, Kaley Robinson, Hannah Stewart, Amber Takara,

Washington State University honor roll Two Washington State University students from Clatskanie have been named to the president’s honor roll for the 2013 fall semester. Those two students are Robyn Anna Joyce Seely and Warren Charles Seely. The president’s honor roll recognizes students who stand above the rest with excellent academic performance. To be eligible for the honor roll, undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of nine graded hours in a single term at WSU and earn a grade point average of 3.75 or earn

Iowa State University fall dean’s list Logan D. Clark, a Columbia City student in the chemical engineering program at Iowa State University, was named to the fall dean’s list at the Ames, Iowa school. Clark was among more than 6,900 Iowa State University undergraduates recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the 2013 fall semester dean’s list. Students named to the dean’s list must have earned a grade point average of at least 3.50 on a 4.0 scale while carrying a minimum of 12 credit hours of graded course work.

Oklahoma Christian University president’s list Warren resident and student Catherine Allen, a junior in elementary education, was recently named to the president’s list Oklahoma Christian University for the 2013 fall semester. Allen earned the honor by achieving a grade point average of 4.00 on a 4.00 scale during the fall semester. Overall, 228 students were on the president’s list, with 746 students earning a GPA of 3.40 or higher for the fall term. Oklahoma Christian is recognized as one of the best universities in the western United States by U.S. News and World Report and The Princeton Review.

PUD employees raise $1,500 for Columbia Pacific Food Bank ST. HELENS — Employees from Columbia River People’s Utility District recently donated $1,500 to the Columbia Pacific Food Bank. Donations were collected during the PUD’s annual employee food drive. During the drive, each department competes as a group for the honor of being recognized among the top givers. This year’s honorees were: Administration Department Gold Medal Energy Efficiency & Communications Department - Silver

Medal Information Technology Department - Bronze Medal Casey Wheeler, executive eirector of the food bank, thanked the PUD employees for their generous donations. “This comes at a crucial time for us,” said Wheeler. “Donations decline dramatically after the holiday season and these gifts from PUD employees will enable us to make sure that we are able to provide nutritionally balanced food boxes to those in need.” CPFB distributes thousands

of pounds of food to emergency food pantries and local hungerrelief agencies throughout Columbia County. According to hunger statistics listed on the food bank website, the agency provided 12,422 emergency food boxes in 2013. CPFB also supports other local food relief efforts, including two community meals programs in St. Helens and Clatskanie that served 12,092 meals in 2013; on-site meals and meals on wheels programs at five area senior centers, serving a total of 71,379 meals in 2013; a St.

Helens brown Bag program that served 756 households; and a Scappoose Foursquare Church meals program serving 552 households. Wheeler said that for every dollar donated, CPFB is able to distributed 5 pounds of food. CPFB often uses the cash donations they receive to fill in items that are missing from their shelves, enabling them to provide nutritionally complete food boxes to families in need. To learn more about donating to CPFB, visit cpfoodbank. org.




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Tanner Long is Elks Teen for January In The News ... St. Helens High School is pleased to announce that Tanner Long has been selected as the Elks Teen of the Month for January. Tanner said, “I am extremely excited and honored to be given this award. This is something I’ve always looked at and thought of as special but never would have guessed that I’d earn.” Tanner is an outstanding student, athlete and citizen here at St. Helens High School. When talking about Tanner as a student one teacher commented, “Tanner is very hard working and does his best every day. Tanner really helps to make a classroom a great place to be by asking questions, participating in activities and trying to learn as much as he can every day.” Other teachers commented on how much of a leader Tanner is in the classroom and how he has the respect of his fellow classmates. It was also said that he just brings a

positive attitude and is the type of person who comes to class with his cup empty everyday and Tanner Long wants it filled with new ideas and information. Tanner is not only an excellent student he also participates in athletics. He has played football, basketball and been on the track team since his freshmen year. He has been All League in football and basketball as well as being awarded the “Spirit of a Champion” by Bi-Mart. One of his coaches called him an elite athlete who is modest, selfless, first to congratulate others and continually attributes his success to the teams play.


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that is charged to the transit grants, leaving a total county cash contribution of $15,500 that is actually given to transit. This $15,500 doesn’t help the county address any of the jail’s funding issues. Passengers also pay fares and those fares must be used to offset route operations according to grant requirements. They cannot be used for purposes other than providing transit service operations. Fare dollars

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Tanner is and outstanding athlete and one of those rare kids who shows others that you can be humble and excel as an athlete. As for his future plans, Tanner is still deciding where he wants to go to college. He is hoping to be able to play basketball in college and is waiting to see what happens there, as for what he will do in colleges, Tanner plans on majoring in business and minor in marketing. Tanner feels his best quality is interpersonal skills. He says this because, “I am always looking to talk to new people and interact with others who I am not close to. Being sociable is essential because in life there will be times where I’ll need to meet others and share my thoughts.” Tanner enjoys playing sports, going to the movies with friends and family as well as spending time with his brother when he is home from college.

cannot be used to build new buildings, bus barns or buy office furniture. Those types of costs must come from grants specifically for those types of projects. We need to support the Rider and the great service they provide. (Editor’s note: the full version of this letter can be viewed on our website at Thelma Bonar, Warren

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Library cuts hours Beginning March 3, the St. Helens Public Library will reduce its hours of operation on Mondays to 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The library was previously open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Mondays. While hours will now be limited, keeping the library open on Mondays means that patrons will still have access to services like free public computers and test proctoring. Library hours remain the same for the remainder of the week: Tuesdays to Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The library is closed on Sundays. For further information regarding reduced library hours, contact Jeffries at 503-397-4544.

Credit union expands service area St. Helens Community Federal Credit Union received approval in January to expand its charter and serve a larger geographic area. In addition to Columbia County and Sauvie Island, membership is now open to those who live or work in Clatsop and Cowlitz counties. The credit union currently has branch locations in St. Helens, Rainier and Scappoose, Oregon, with online and mobile banking options available to its members everywhere. In its new counties, existing SHCU members can already easily conduct their credit union business through multiple shared branch locations and hundreds of ATMs on the CO-OP network. Scappoose Library offers downloadable music, language learning The Scappoose Public

Library has two new services available to library patrons. One of these services will provide patrons with free downloadable music while the other will let patron learn a new language online. The library recently joined Library Ideas network of public library websites that offer access to over 7 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. The Freegal Music Service will allow the library to increase the size and diversity of its collection by offering access to over 28,000 music labels from 85 different countries. The Freegal Music Service has free mobile apps for registered cardholders of subscribing libraries. There is also an app for smartphones and tablets available in the Apple App Store and Google Play. In addition, the library now offers online language learning lessons in 14 languages, including: Spanish, Japanese, Mandarin and English as a Second Language. Registered cardholders of the Scappoose Public Library have unrestricted access to all the language lessons at the Rocket Language site via its website at Bonamici encourages students to enter House App Contest U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.) announced recently that her office is participating in the first annual Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Academic Competition, or as it is better known – the “House App Contest.” Established by members of the U.S. House of Representatives, the contest is a

nationwide event designed to encourage high school students to express their creativity while participating in STEM education fields. Students across the country will compete by creating and demonstrating a software application, or “app,” for mobile, tablet, or computer devices. The House App Contest is open to all high school students in Oregon’s First Congressional District. Students entering the competition must submit their app’s source code online during the Competition Submission Period between Feb. 1 and April 30, as well as provide a YouTube or VIMEO video demonstration explaining their app and what they learned through the competition process. More information on the competition, including how to register is available at: serving-you/house-stem-appchallenge. An unforgettable experience awaits local students Qualified high school students are offered the opportunity to spend four or six weeks during the summer holiday in Europe, Asia, South America or Australia. Strengthen a language you have been studying or begin learning a new one. Language knowledge is very helpful but not required to qualify. Programs are for students ages 15–18. Apply with ASSE Student Exchange Programs at to experience an opportunity of a lifetime. If you are unable to go abroad, consider hosting a foreign exchange student instead. For more information, call 800-733-2773 or email

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Come rain or shine, wine festival goes on Public Meetings The Rain or Shine Wine Festival is a three-event day of fun and entertainment. The festival features some pretty wonderful wines and foods, a wine trolley, geocaching coin hunt and The Long Happy Hour with world-class jazz entertainment.

A-hunting we will go The City of St. Helens is also welcoming geocachers to the area to participate in the 2014 St. Helens Coin Challenge

The Long Happy Hour & Jazz The Long Happy Hour featuring the Brent Follis Jazz Ensemble, wines by Moseler Wines and wonderful bites of food is an invitation to anyone who enjoys world class jazz music, fun people that share your interests and an evening out. Tickets are available online only at events/?q=long+happy+hour. All nice wines, beers and bites are just $5 per item.

Humane society auctions off autographed posters

Always wanted to own a little bit of Hollywood history? The Columbia Humane Society is auctioning off three incredible autographed movie posters for just $5 a ticket. Each poster has been signed by cast members, directors and conductors. There will be 2000 tickets sold for each poster. The drawing will occur at the Columbia Humane Society on March 15. Signatures from “The Godfather” include Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire, Sofia Coppola and director Francis Ford Coppola. Signatures from “Star Wars” include Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, Peter Mayhew, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, David

Thursday, Feb 27 9 a.m. – Columbia 9-1-1 Communications District board of directors meet-

Prowse, James Earl Jones, director George Lucas and composer John Williams. From “The Avengers” signatures are by Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, executive producer Stan Lee and director Joss Whedon. The actual posters can be seen at the Columbia Theatre in St Helens. Don’t miss this opportunity to own something unique and help the animals at the Columbia Humane Society. Tickets are on sale now and available at the Columbia Theatre in St Helens, the Mt. Hood Theatre in Gresham, and the Columbia Humane Society.

Wednesday, Feb. 26 · Scappoose Public Library story time at 10:30 a.m. for ages 5 and under. The theme and craft is raccoons. Thursday, Feb. 27 · Old Testament studies at the Christian Church of St. Helens from 7-8:30 p.m., led by local scripture scholar Barbara Handt. For details, call 503-397-2691.

at 7 p.m. from September through May. “Songs of Hope” will be the group’s third concert this season. The first concert was “Haunting Melodies” in October, followed by “Winter Songs” in December. CCO’s season will end in May with the second annual Memorial Day weekend concert.

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Tuesday, March 4 5:30 p.m. – Port of St. Helens Marina Advisory Committee meets at the port office, 100 E St., in Columbia City. Wednesday, March 5 10 a.m. – Columbia County Board of Commissioners holds its regular board meeting and its regular staff meeting at 1 p.m., in the commissioners’ meeting room at the Columbia County Courthouse. Monday, March 10 6:30 p.m. – Scappoose School District 1J board meeting in the district office boardroom. Wednesday, March 12 8:30 a.m. – Port of St. Helens commission meeting at the port office, 100 E St., in Columbia City. 10 a.m. – Columbia County Board of Commissioners holds its regular board meeting and its regular staff meeting at 1 p.m., in the commissioners’ meeting room at the Columbia County Courthouse.

Saturday, March 1 · The Rain or Shine Wine festival (previously known as Wine Down Downtown), sponsored and co-partnered by the City of St. Helens Tourism Committee and SHEDCO, has participating Main Street businesses hosting samples of local wines with great appetizers and more. Tickets are available online at cityandtownevents.ticketleap. com/rain-or-shine-winefestival or at Bertucci’s in St. Helens. · Warren Elementary School annual carnival and auction from 11 a.m.–3 p.m., 34555 Berg Road, in Warren. · Great Vow Monastery introduction to Zen practice, 9 a.m.–4 p.m., for those interested in learning about and experiencing the practice of Zen Buddhism. Investigate the traditional forms of Zen practice, learn basic meditation, and discuss how to maintain Zen practice at home and work. A vegan/vegetarian lunch will be provided. Pre-registration is re-

quired. The monastery is at 79640 Quincy-Mayger Road, in Clatskanie. · Great Vow Monastery – Jizo Ceremony for Children who have died, will be from 3:30-5:30 p.m. To help families and friends in their process of grief, a ceremony in the Jizo remembrance garden. The ceremony is very simple and done in silence, there is no charge and anyone of any religious affiliation is welcome. The monastery is at 79640 Quincy-Mayger Road, in Clatskanie. Sunday, March 2 · Columbia County Bridal Expo at Buccini Hall, 165 S. 15th St. in St. Helens from 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Presented by Dianna’s Formal Affair. Wednesday, March 5 · The Columbia River Piecemakers Quilt Guild meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Grace Lutheran Church, 51737 Columbia River Highway, in Scappoose. Guest quilters are welcome to join. Tuesday, March 11 · Portland Community College Rock Creek Performing Arts department will present a jazz clinic and concert featuring the Joe Manis Trio and the PCC Rock Creek Chamber Ensemble at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. in the Forum Theater, Room 114 in Building 3, at 17705 NW Springville Rd. in Portland. Both events are free and open to the public. Parking is free.




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Bless You and Keep You,” and other songs of hope for the season of Lent and spring. CCO is the only classical music organization in Columbia County and is proud to be a non-auditioning choir. Any singer, high school age and older, is welcome to join. Practice is held on Thursdays

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Columbia Chorale to perform ‘Songs of Hope’ Mar. 9 The Columbia Chorale of Oregon will present “Songs of Hope,” on Sunday, March 9, at 3 p.m. in the sanctuary of St. Helens First United Methodist Church. The featured work will be Gabriel Faure’s “Requiem.” The Chorale will also sing “It Is Well with My Soul,” John Rutter’s “The Lord

Wednesday, Feb. 26 10 a.m. – The regular meeting of the Northwest Oregon Housing Authority (NOHA) will be held at the Gable Park Apartments, 2544 Gable Road, St. Helens. For agenda items, please call NOHA at (503) 861-0119, extension 112. 10 a.m. – Columbia County Board of Commissioners holds its regular board meeting and its regular staff meeting at 1 p.m., in the commissioners’ meeting room at the Columbia County Courthouse. 5 p.m. – Port of St. Helens commission work session at the Columbia City Community Hall, 1840 Second St., in Columbia City. 6 p.m. – Columbia River Fire and Rescue 270 Columbia Blvd., St. Helens special board meeting 6:30 p.m. – St. Helens School District board meets at the district office boardroom, 474 N. 16th St., in St. Helens.

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Wine Trolley Come rain or shine, catch the trolley from Portland or Scappoose at Avenue 30 Wine Shop or any trolley stop at one of the local stops listed below. Avenue 30 is having a special tasting in the afternoon during trolley pick up times. From the trolley you can enjoy different wines and/or a bite to eat at the following locations: Houlton Bakery, Alterations by Heather, Bertucci’s, Flowers 4 U & Antiques Too, Bella Maison, Miyako, Mo’s Art, Hook & Needle, 2Cs Vendor Mall, Treasures, Trinkets & Threads, Scandalous Hair Designs and The Dockside restaurant. Participants of the wine trolley will also receive samples at 2Cs Ballroom and a glass of wine and be able to stay for The Long Happy Hour at no additional charge. Tickets can be purchased online at or in person at Bertucci’s, 2017 Columbia Blvd., in St. Helens.

(while supplies last). Spend some time having fun finding five caches and five waypoints to earn the beautiful 2014 geocoin. To claim your coin you must find the caches and waypoint words and write them on the corresponding card. One coin per geocaching family. If additional coins remain after March 1, coins may be picked up with the completed cache codes (no waypoints) while they last from city hall at 265 Strand Street. Find the caches and then head back to the 2Cs Vendor Mall to see if your name is drawn in the raffle between 3:30–4 p.m. Over 25 additional prizes to be won. Geocachers over the age of 21 are invited to stay and enjoy The Long Happy Hour for a great end to a day of adventure and the great outdoors.

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TREE SALE Rain or Shine Saturday March 8, 2014 Pacific Pride (Lawrence Oil) St. Helens, Hwy 30 8:30 am to 1:30 pm 22 species - some bag quantities. COLUMBIA COUNTY SMALL WOODLANDS ASSOCIATION Info: 503-556-8800 or 503-369-9592

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sold, subject to redemption, in the real property commonly known as: 297 N 5th St., Saint Helens, Oregon 97051. The court case number is 132096, where Nationstar is plaintiff, and Paola T. Castaldo; Castaldo Properties, LLC, other persons or parties, including occupants, unknown claiming any right, title, lien, or interest in the property described in the complaint herein is defendant. The sale is a public auction to the highest bidder for cash or cashier’s check, in hand, made out to Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. For more information on this sale go to: www.oregonsheriffs. com/sales.htm

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moval) of a public utility and access easement located on property addressed as 305 N. Columbia River Highway. This is an easement reserved after a public alley right-of-way was vacated in 1982.

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Public Notices CH14-058 LEGAL NOTICE St. Helens Secure Storage 295 S. Vernonia Road St. Helens Oregon 97051 503-397-7121 The following units will be sold at public auction on March 13, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. for nonpayment of rent and other fees. Auction to be pursuant to Auctions Rules and procedures of St. Helens Secure Storage. Rules are available upon inquiry. There will be a $10.00 non-refundable registration fee for all attendees. Unit# Name 35 David Williamson #141 Jennifer Goodwin #396 Yvonne Wallin

The Port of St. Helens is seeking proposals for wall and door construction, and interior renovation work, at the Multnomah Industrial Park in St. Helens. Interested parties may obtain RFP from the Port’s website,; from Sydell Cotton at the Port Offices located at 100 E St., Columbia City, from 8:00 to 5:00; or via email at cotton@portsh. org Submissions must be received by 5:00 on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. For questions, please call 503-3972888.” CH14-056 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE On April 7, 2014 at the hour of 10:00 A.M., at the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, Lobby, 901 Port Avenue, Saint Helens, Oregon, the defendant’s interest will be sold, subject to redemption, in the real property commonly known as: 59132 Ashwood Court, Saint Helens, OR 97051. The court case number is 13-2701, where Federal Mortgage Association is plaintiff, and Jeremy L. Paschall; Maria L. Paschall; Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, INC., Advantix Lending, INC., other persons or parties, including Occupants, Unknown Claiming any right, Title, Lien, or Interest in the Property described in the complaint herein, is defendant. The sale is a public auction to the highest bidder for cash or cashier’s check, in hand, made out to Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. For more information on this sale go to: CH14-055 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE On APRIL 4, 2014 at the hour of 10:00 A.M. at the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, Lobby, 901 Port Avenue, Saint Helens, Oregon, the defendant’s interest will be

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CH14-054 Legal Notice: The following unit’s will be sold at public auction on March 13 at 10:00 AM for nonpayment of rent and other fees, at Scappoose Secure Storage 53365 Columbia River Hwy., Scappoose, Or 97056. Phone 503-543-6861. Auction to be pursuant to auction rules and procedures of Scappoose Secure Storage. Rules are available upon request. A non-refundable bidder’s fee of $10.00 will be charged. Kelly Schalaht Unit #34 Steven Demarco Unit #24 Michelle Sparks Unit #106 Stephen Brock Unit #94 CH14-053 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE On APRIL 2, 2014 at the hour of 10:00 A.M. at the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, Lobby, 901 Port Avenue, Saint Helens, OR 97051, the defendant’s interest will be sold, subject to redemption, in the real property commonly known as 51784 SE 9th Street, Scappoose, OR 97056. The court case number is 13-2326, where U.S. Bank, National Association, as Trustee for C-Bass 2007-CB2 Trust, C-Bass Mortgage Loan Asset-Backed Certificates, Series 2007-CB2, is plaintiff, and Shelby Cunningham; Jerry Cunningham; Stan R. Stieben Agency, Inc.; and, persons or parties unknown claiming any right, title lien, or interest in the Property described in the complaint herein, is defendant. The sale is a public auction to the highest bidder for cash or cashier’s check, in hand, made out to Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. For more information on this

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CH14-050 PUBLIC LIEN SALE U-STORE SELF STORAGE SUNDAY, March 16, 2014 503-366-8041 Unclaimed storage lockers to be sold by competitive bidding 445 Port Ave, Suite D St. Helens OR 97051 Sign in starts at 9:00a.m. Bidding starts at 10:00a.m. Mary E Bastian CN359; John Bjornsen CN034; Ian Bond CN022; William Todd Carroll RV327, Anthony Cole CN292, Manuel Escober RV516; Staci L Fischer RV410, Donald Hale CN355; Mary Noel Hernandez CC016; Darrell O Hopkins CN244; Stana Hudson CN011; Todd Marchant CN075; Steve Mogray CN155; Colleen Ann Sage dba Plantation House CN201; Michael S Scalf CN203; Jordan Waliezer CN710 GOODS OF EVERY DESCRIPTION SOLD BY STORAGE LOT CASH ONLY CH14-049 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the City of St. Helens City Council on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 6:20 PM in the City Council Chambers, located in the City Hall Building at 265 Strand Street, St. Helens, OR. Access into City Hall for this hearing will be from the plaza side entrance. The purpose of this hearing is to consider the extinguishment (reCH14-051


The owner of the property that the easement is located on does not have a proposed use; rather, requests the easement be removed as unnecessary. The easement’s removal would make the land, currently vacant (though developed in the past), more marketable and easier to develop. In order for the City to extinguish public easement, a public hearing must first be held. At this hearing the City Council will formally determine whether said easement is necessary or not. All persons are invited to submit testimony in person or in writing. Written submission will be accepted until 5 pm on the day of the public hearing. Questions should be directed to the City Planning Department by phone: 503-397-6272, e-mail: mail: PO Box 278, St. Helens, OR 97051, or in person at City Hall. CH14-048 LEGAL NOTICE The McNulty Water People’s Utility District is scheduled to hold its monthly District Board meeting on Tuesday March 4th at 7:00pm. Second reading and passing by title of Ordinance No. 13/14-03, McNulty Water people’s Utility District Rules and Regulations. Meeting location: 34240 Millard Road in Warren, Oregon. The public is invited to attend. An Executive board

A. ORS 192.660 (2) (e) to discuss real property matters; B. ORS 192.660 (2) (f) to consider information or records exempt by law from public inspection; C. ORS 192.660 (2) (h) to consult with counsel regarding the legal rights and duties of a public body with regard to current litigation or litigation likely to be filed; D. ORS 192.660 (2) (a) to consider the employment of a public officer, employee, staff member or individual agent. Pursuant to ORS 192.660 (4), representatives of the news media are specifically directed not to report on any of the deliberations during the executive session, except to state the general subject of the session as previously announced and described above.” CH14-47 PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF OREGON (PUC) NOTICE WARREN WATER ASSOCIATION (WWA) seeks Allocation of Service Territory in the vicinity of Warren, OR: Portions of the real property bounded by and located within east of the BPA power transmission line, south of McNulty Creek, north of Fullerton Rd., west of Scappoose Bay, and excluding five tax lots located in the Northwest corner that are within WWA’s service area but also within the City of St. Helens’ Urban Growth Boundary. More information may be found at http://apps. asp?DocketID=18333 . Any affected party or customer may request a hearing on this matter by April 7, 2014.

CH14-045 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF OREGON FOR THE COUNTY OF COLUMBIA Probate Department In the Matter Of the Estate Of Isabelle Daphane Mead, Deceased Case No. 14PB0002 NOTICE TO INTERESTED PERSONS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Pamela S Blakley has qualified and has been appointed as the personal representative of the estate of Isabel Daphane Mead, deceased. All persons having claims against the estate are hereby required to present the claims, with proper vouchers, to the personal representative at C/O David Brian Williamson, Attorney at Law, Post Office Box 656, 230 Columbia Boulevard, Saint Helens, Oregon 97051, within four months after the date of first publication of this notice, as stated below, or the claims may be barred. All persons whose rights may be affected by the proceedings in this estate may obtain additional information from


Wednesday, February 26, 2014

7 DAY FORECAST Spring sports could start with rain

Wednesday February 26

High 50°

Low 40°

Mostly cloudy

The sun this week Past highs, lows & precipitation

ODFW Fishing Report

Sunrise 6:55 a.m.

Sunset 5:54 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 18 High: 51 Low: 35 Precipitation: 0.93


High 52°

Low 40° Sunset 5:55 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 19 High: 49 Low: 31 Precipitation: 0.10

High 58°

Low 36° Sunset 5:57 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 20 High: 48 Low: 40 Precipitation: 0.21

The Dalles and John Day pools until the respective guidelines are met. Sturgeon retention is open until July 31 from McNary Dam upstream to the Oregon/Washington border. Anglers are catching a few

High 45°

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High 45°

Sunrise 6:50 a.m.

Sunset 5:58 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 21 High: 52 Low: 32 Precipitation: Trace

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Sunrise 6:48 a.m.

Sunset 5:59 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 22 High: 45 Low: 28 Precipitation: 0.00


Low 33°

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Sunrise 6:46 a.m.

Sunset 6:01 p.m.

Sunrise 6:44 a.m.

Sunset 6:02 p.m.

Chance of rain

Sunday, Feb. 23 High: 48 Low: 31 Precipitation: Trace

Columbia River Fish Counts Salmon, steelhead and shad Lower Columbia River:

Sturgeon Lower Columbia River: No report, catch and release only.

Woodlands Association tree sale on March 8 Many landowners in Columbia County have a mix of forest and open ground. Often, there are small areas that need to be reforested. There are several ways to acquire the appropriate trees. You can order them from any of several nurseries. Generally, you have to order in bundles of 50-100 seedlings. Call us for contact information for these nurser-ies. The Columbia County Small Woodlands Association has an annual tree sale in St. Hel-ens. You can purchase a variety of trees in very small quantities. The sale this year will be on March 8 in the Lawrence Oil parking lot (845 N. Columbia River Highway) in St. Helens from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. They sell forest tree seedlings, some native shrubs, and ornamental tree seedlings. Get there early for the best selection.


Public Notices the records of the court, the personal representative, or the attorney for the personal representative, Williamson & Williamson, Attorneys at Law, Post Office Box 656, 230 Columbia Boulevard, Saint Helens, Oregon 97051, telephone number (503) 397-2141. DATED and First Published on February 19, 2014 Pamela S Blakley Personal Representative PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE: Pamela S Blakley 155 Paradise Acres Road Kalama, Washington 98625 Telephone: (360) 4314969 ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE David Brian Williamson Williamson & Williamson, Attorneys at Law PO Box 5, 230 Columbia Boulevard St. Helens, Oregon 97051 Telephone: (503) 3972141 Facsimile: (503) 3972144 Email: williamsonlaw CH14-043 TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE TS No.: 005123-OR Loan No.: **_**_******** 14-26 Reference is made to that certain trust deed (the “Deed of Trust”) executed by KHAN REAL ESTATE HOLDINGS LLC, as Grantor, to TICOR TITLE COMPANY, as Trustee, in favor of U.S. BANK, N.A., as Beneficiary, dated January 22, 2007, recorded January 31, 2007, as Instrument Number 2007-001292 in the Official Records of Columbia County, Oregon, which covers the


Public Notices following described real property situated in Columbia County, Oregon: A tract of land in Section 21, Township 5 North, Range 1 West, Willamette Meridian, Columbia County, Oregon, being more particularly described as follows: Parcel 3 of Partition Plat No. 1996-15 as per plat on file and of record in the Clerk’s Office, Columbia County, Oregon excepting therefrom the following described tract: Beginning at the Northwest corner of said Parcel 3; thence South 22 degrees 11’ 00” East, along the West line of said Parcel 3, a distance of 227.72 feet to a 5/8” iron rod with yellow plastic cap marked “REYNOLDS LAND SURVEYING, INC.”; thence North 69 degrees 55’ 18” East a distance of 190.37 feet to a 5/8” iron rod with yellow plastic cap marked “REYNOLDS LAND SURVEYING, INC.” on the East line of said Parcel 3; thence North 22 degrees 11’ 00” West, along said East line, a distance of 234.67 feet to the Northeast corner of said Parcel 3; thence along the North line of said Parcel 3 the following 2 courses: South 67 degrees 37’ 43” West a distance of 17.12 feet; thence South 67 degrees 50’ 58” West a distance of 173.13 feet to the point of beginning. APN: 5N1W21-00-00431 Commonly known as: 300 A STREET COLUMBIA CITY, OR 97018 Both the beneficiary and the trustee have elected to sell the above-described real property to satisfy the obligations secured by the Deed of Trust and notice has been recorded pursuant to ORS 86.735(3). The default for which the foreclosure is made is the grantor’s: Failure to pay the monthly payments due June 30, 2012, of principal, inter-


Public Notices est and impounds and subsequent installments due thereafter; together with all subsequent sums advanced by the beneficiary pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Deed of Trust. Monthly Payment: $5,872.68 Monthly Late Charge: $293.63 By reason of the default, the beneficiary has declared all obligations secured by the Deed of Trust immediately due and payable, including: the principal sum of $826,833.60 together with interest thereon at the rate of 5.25% per annum, from May 30, 2012, until paid, plus all accrued late charges, and all trustee’s fees, foreclosure costs, and any sums advanced by the beneficiary pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Deed of Trust Whereof, notice hereby is given that the undersigned trustee, CLEAR RECON CORP., whose address is 4375 Jutland Drive, Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92117, will on February 21, 2014, at the hour of 11: 00 a.m., standard time, as established by ORS 187.110, At the front entrance of the Columbia County Courthouse located at 230 Strand St., St Helens, OR 97051, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash the interest in the above-described real property which the grantor had or had power to convey at the time it executed the Deed of Trust, together with any interest which the grantor or his successors in interest acquired after the execution of the Deed of Trust, to satisfy the foregoing obligations thereby secured and the costs and expenses of sale, including a reasonable charge by the trustee. Notice is further given that any person named in ORS 86.753 has the right to have the foreclosure


Public Notices proceeding dismissed and the Deed of Trust reinstated by payment to the beneficiary of the entire amount then due (other than the portion of principal that would not then be due had no default occurred), together with the costs, trustee’s and attorneys’ fees, and curing any other default complained of in the Notice of Default by tendering the performance required under the Deed of Trust at any time not later than five days before the date last set for sale. In construing this notice, the masculine gender includes the feminine and the neuter, the singular includes plural, the word “grantor” includes any successor in interest to the grantor as well as any other persons owing an obligation, the performance of which is secured by the Deed of Trust, the words “trustee” and ‘beneficiary” include their respective successors in interest, if any. Dated: 10/21/13 CLEAR RECON CORP. 621 SW Morrison St, Ste 425 Portland, OR 97205-3828 By: C. Hoy WE ARE ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT, AND ANY INFORMATION WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. A-4442493 02/12/2014, 02/19/2014, 02/26/2014, 03/05/2014 CH14-042 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE On MARCH 18, 2014 at the hour of 10:00 A.M. at the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, Lobby, 901 Port Avenue, Saint Helens, OR 97051, the defendant’s interest will be sold, subject to redemption, in the real property commonly known as: 73653 Cedar Grove, Clatskanie, OR 97016. The court case number is 132403, where U.S. Bank National Association,


Public Notices as Trustee, Successor in Interest to Bank of America, National Association, as Trustee, Successor by Merger to LaSalle Bank National Association, as Trustee for Morgan Stanley Mortgage Loan Trust 2006-12 XS is plaintiff, and Timothy Lusk; Laura Lusk, Other Persons or Parties, including Occupants, Unknown Claiming any Right, Title, Lien, or Interest in Property described in the Complaint herein, defendant is defendant. The sale is a public auction to the highest bidder for cash or cashier’s check, in hand, made out to Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. For more information on this sale go to: htm CH14-041 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE On March 17, 2014 at the hour of 10:00 A.M. at the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Lobby, 901 Port Avenue, Saint Helens, Oregon 97051, the defendant’s interest will be sold, subject to redemption, in the real property commonly known as: 720 SW Holly Street, Clatskanie, OR 97016. The court case number is 132359, where The Bank of New York Mellon fka The Bank of New York, as Trustee for CWABS, Inc., Asset-Backed Certificates, Series 2006-1, is plaintiff, and Robert S.. McQuiddy; Dawndi McQuiddy; Beneficial Oregon, Inc.; Persons or Parties Unknown Claiming any Right, Title, Lien or Interest in the Property described in the Complaint Herein, is defendant. The sale is a public auction to the highest bidder for cash or cashier’s check, in hand, made out to Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. For more

Chance of rain

Monday, Feb. 24 High: 46 Low: 40 Precipitation: 0.31

Bonneville Pool: Weekly checking showed 32 sublegal sturgeon released for 44 bank anglers, and seven sturgeon kept, plus 164 sublegal sturgeon released for 16 boats (44 anglers).

or experienced gardener. There is a modest entry cost that gets you in to all the seminars and other special events. For complete information and speaker schedules, visit their website at http://www. Take extra produce you might have to the food bank, senior centers or community meals programs. Cash donations to buy food are also appreciated. The Extension service offers its programs and materials to all people.

Free newsletter The Oregon State University Extension office in Columbia County publishes a monthly newsletter on gardening and farming topics called County Living written and edited by yours truly. All you need to do is ask for it and it will be mailed to you. Call 503-397-3462 to be put on the list. You can also find it online at Yard, Garden and Patio http://extension.oregonstate. Show: Feb. 28 to March 2 The Yard, Garden and Pa- edu/columbia/ and click on newsletters. tio show is a wonderful annual event. It was produced Contact information for by the Oregon Association the Extension office of Nurseries and now is Oregon State University sponsored by Dennis’ Seven Dees Nursery. It will be held Extension Service – Columbia County at the Oregon Convention 505 N. Columbia River Center in Portland from Feb. Highway (across from the 28 to March 2. Legacy clinic), St. Helens, There are many great OR 97051. 503-397-3462 speakers, exhibits, display Email: chip.bubl@orgardens and lots of other events of interest to the new


March 4

High 47°

Weekly checking showed one unclipped winter steelhead released for 11 anglers. Bonneville Pool: No report.

come trap-shy. To increase the number of rats trapped when the traps are first set out, put unset traps out for up to a week with food on them. This gets the rats used to feeding there. Then set the traps. Tie the traps to something firm with drilled holes in the traps and heavy wire. When the rats learn to avoid the snap traps, you can try glue boards (also a quick learning curve for rats) or the Ratzapper™, a clever device that works on D-cell batteries and which some rats don’t seem to figure out. Finally, baits can eliminate rats (at least for a time). Baits are safe if non-target animals don’t eat the baits The other alternative is to directly. If they do eat baits, there are potentially fatal compost the lawn and other problems. Gen-erally, there garden clippings together is not a problem with a dog and to feed the kitchen or cat consuming an animal refuse to worms in a worm that has consumed a “firstbin. The compost process generation” anti-coagulant will slow down some but bait. So safe bait stations are the worm bin will provide a must. wonderful castings that can Always read and follow be incorporated into pot-ting label directions. There are a mixes for houseplants or number of baits labeled for outside container plants. If home use but very few for you are interested in plans gardens or other locations. for a worm compost bin or for worm composting infor- Your use must be consistent with the la-bel! mation, call our office. Sometimes, rats or mice If you have a rat probwill move the bait from a lem, remove the feed first. safe location to one that Look to tighten up entrance is accessible to dogs or points to gardens (rototill the perimeter to disturb mole cats. This can be a serious problem. That is one of the runways the rats can use), reasons that baits are a last houses or chicken coops. resort. Then, get quite a few rat traps. Rats can easily beColumbia County Small


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steelhead from the beaches on the lower Columbia. Walleye fishing was fair in the John Day Pool last week.

garden plots

a rich source of nitrogen that speeds the com-posting process. However, rats love kitchen scraps. The best approach is to place the closed style compost bins on a solid concrete block base. This prevents rats from burrowing into the pile. I have also seen compost bins with a galvanized expanded metal base with onequarter inch gaps or quarterinch hardware “galvanized after welding” (GAW) cloth that has been coated with heavy UV resistant PVC. Stainless steel hardware cloth is also avail-able. All seemed to work just fine. The hardware cloth is also a good option for keeping moles out of newly constructed raised beds.

March 2

March 1

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Sunrise 6:52 a.m.



February 28


Sunrise 6:53 a.m.

Weekend Fishing Opportunities White sturgeon retention is closed from Buoy 10 upstream to The Dalles Dam, but remains an option for catch-and-release fishing. Sturgeon retention is open in

Rats Gardeners and farmers often face rat infestations in barns or around homes. Rats need food, water and shelter. There can be many sources for the feed. Often it is a neighborhood concern, especially Chip Bubl with more people in urban/suburban loca-tions raising chickens and other animals. Neighbors need to devise a coordinated and consistent plan to reduce rat problems. Stored grain or grain left by livestock around feed bunks can easily attract a thriving rat population. Sanitation is a must. Spilled grain must be cleaned up and stored feed put into rat-proof containers. Homeowners unwittingly develop rat families by feeding pets outside (leaving feed in the bowls) or by composting kitchen scraps. Rats are very skilled at entering tight places and feeding quite invisibly. Bird feeding can also support rats. It is easy enough to improve pet feeding. Simply offer only what the dog or cat will eat at one time. Clean up waste grain around bird feeders. Compost is a little more complicated. Many people like to mix kitchen refuse with other plant clippings. The kitchen scraps provide


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Public Notices information on this sale go to CH14-040 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE On March 17, 2014 at the hour of 10:15 a.m., at the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Lobby, 901 Port Avenue, Saint Helens, Oregon 97051, the defendant’s interest will be sold, subject to redemption, in the real property commonly known as: 297 Sunset Boulevard, Saint Helens, Oregon 97051. The court case number is 12-2401, where Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., is plaintiff, and Unknown Heirs of James Kern, deceased; Lerrina A. Collins; Ervin John Kern; Russell Kern; and Occupants of the Premises, is defendant. The sale is a public auction to the highest bidder for cash or cashier’s check, in hand, made out to Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. For more information on this sale go to: CH13-036 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF OREGON FOR THE COUNTY OF COLUMBIA STATE OF OREGON, Acting by and through the DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, Plaintiff, v. CHARLOTTE VITALE; UNKNOWN HEIRS of HARRIS J. LYLE; UNKNOWN HEIRS OF JAMES W. LYLE; and DISCOVER BANK, Defendants. Case No: 132544 PUBLICATION OF SUMMONS ON UNKNOWN HEIRS OF HARRIS J. LYLE AND UNKNOWN HEIRS OF JAMES W. LYLE.


Public Notices TO: Unknown heirs of Harris J. Lyle and Unknown Heirs of James W. Lyle, Defendants IN THE NAME OF THE STATE OF OREGON, you are required to appear and defend plaintiff’s Compliant filed against you in this case before the expiration of thirty days from the date of the first publication of this summons which date is February 5th, 2014. If you fail to appear or defend, plaintiff will apply to the court for judgment of foreclosure in rem, foreclosing all of your right, title and interest in the property commonly known as 35178 Hazel Street, St. Helens, Oregon, in the amount of $98,715.33, together with the sum of $447.00 as the cost of title search, $3,9907.81 in real property taxes paid, together with reasonable attorney fees, and for plaintiff’s costs and disbursements incurred herein, and for such other sums as plaintiff may be required to pay for hazard insurance premiums, vacancy cleanup, and lock and repair expenses after May 31, 2013, and declaring the amount of the judgment to be a lien against the real property. NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: READ THESE PAPERS CAREFULLY! YOU MUST “APPEAR” IN THIS CASE OR THE OTHER SIDE WILL WIN AUTOMATICALLY. TO “APPEAR” YOU MUST FILE WITH THE COURT A LEGAL PAPER CALLED A “MOTION” OR “ANSWER.” THE “MOTION” OR “ANSWER” (OR “REPLY”) MUST BEGIVEN TO THE COURT CLERK OR A D M I N I S T R AT O R WITHIN 30 DAYS OF THE DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION SPECIFIED HEREIN ALONG WITH THE REQUIRED


Public Notices FILING FEE. IT MUST BE IN PROPER FORM AND HAVE PROOF OF SERVICE ON THE PLAINTIFF’S ATTORNEY OR, IF THE PLAINTIFF DOES NOT HAVE AN ATTORNEY, PROOF OF SERVICE N THE PLAINTIFF. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, YOU SHOULD SEE AN ATTORNEY IMMEDIATELY. IF YOU NEED HELP IN FINDING AN ATTORNEY, YOU MAY CONTACT THE OREGON STATE BAR’S LAWYER REFERRAL SERVICE ONLINE AT WWW.OREGONSTATEBAR.ORG OR BY CALLING (503) 684-3763 (IN THE PORTLAND METROPOLITAN AREA) OR TLL-FREE ELSEHWERE IN OREGON AT (800) 452-7636 You will further take notice that this Summons is published by Order of the Honorable Ted E. Grove, Judge of the above-entitled court, made and entered on January 17, 2014, directing publication of this Summons once each week for four consecutive weeks in The Chronicle, a newspaper, published and in general circulation in Columbia County, Oregon. Date of first publication: February 5, 2014 Date of last publication: February 26, 2014 ELLEN F. ROSENBLUM Attorney General Kristen A. Berberick #082617 Assistant Attorney General Department of Justice 1162 Court Street NE Salem, OR 97301-4096 Telephone: (503) 9344400 Fax: (503) 3737067 Kristen.a.berberick@ Trial Attorney for Plaintiff

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kyle boggs / The Chronicle Four Scappoose wrestlers won their weight classes at the Special District I Regional Championship Meet Feb. 21-22 to help the Indians win the team title. They are, clockwise from top left, junior Devin Ray, freshman Braxton Sue, senior Hunter Hoyt and senior Isaiah Goodrich.

Scappoose wins first District I title by kyle boggs

GLADSTONE — Fourteen Scappoose Indians placed at the Special District I Championship Meet on Feb. 21-22 to lead the Tribe to a regional championship. Scappoose outscored secondplace Tillamook 294-276 to give the Indians their first District I title. In the other three years that the Cowapa League has been a part of Special District I for wrestling, Scappoose has finished sixth, third and was second last year.

The Indians produced district champions at four different weight classes. Senior 182 pounder Isaiah Goodrich won his second straight district title. Sophomore Braxton Sue won a crown at 106 pounds. Senior Hunter Hoyt is the 145-pound champion. Junior Devin Ray won a title at 220 pounds. Both Ray and Sue are the top seeds in their divisions for the 2014 OSAA 4A State Wrestling Championships. Goodrich is seeded third and Hoyt has a four seed. Goodrich pinned his first two opponents in a combined 46 seconds. He then won a 22-5 technical

fall in the 182-pound semifinals. He beat Estacada’s Nicholas Ledbury 10-3 in the finals. Ray earned his third trip to the state meet in three years by going 3-0 at 220 pounds. He won by fall in his opening match, then beat Banks’ Twister McComas in a chippy semifinal match, 16-7. Ray won the championship bout by fall in the first round. Hoyt pinned all four of his opponents at 145 pounds. The first two falls came in the first round, the next two were in the second round. Sue won by tech fall in the first

round. Following a bye, he had a first-round fall in the semifinals. He then edged Astoria’s Colton Walker 6-5 in the finals. Junior Johnathan Tardif and sophomore Tyson Broadbent each took home second-place finishes. Tardif won by fall and major decision to reach the 160-pound finals, where he dropped an 8-2 decision to Banks’ Travis Thompson. Broadbent – who was only cleared to wrestle on Feb. 20 after missing much of the season with a knee injury – was the runner-up at 195 pounds. He had two first-round pins to reach the finals. In the champi-


onship match, Tillamook’s Rafael Gomez won 7-2 in overtime. In addition to those six wrestlers, six other Indians will be on the mats at Memorial Coliseum for the state meet Feb. 28 and March 1. Senior Taylor Walden qualified for the state tournament for the fourth time. He took third in the 126-pound weight class. Walden dropped a 3-0 decision in the semifinals to eventual champion Donald Wenlund of Estacada. Following the defeat, Walden pinned his next two opponents. See champs, Page A15

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Lions finish third in NWOC St. Helens splits close contests

by kyle boggs

WILSONVILLE — Led by a half-dozen state qualifiers, the St. Helens Lions wrestling team finished third at the 2014 Northwest Oregon Conference Championship Meet. The Lions’ 189 points left them trailing only Sandy’s 355 and Sherwood’s 250.5 when the two-day meet concluded on Feb. 22. The Lions’ six-man contingent of wrestlers heading to the 2014 OSAA 5A State Championship Meet includes freshmen Tyler Cooper, Haidon Allen and Myles Terry, sophomore Michael Bowen, junior Mario Olmedo and senior Zilen Nichols. “Our kids wrestled well. We got six of them going to state,” said St. Helens coach J.R. Jackson. Cooper, Terry and Nichols each took second place in their weight class. Cooper won his first match by fall. He followed that with a 7-6 win in the semifinals. During that semifinal victory, however, the 106 pounder hurt his back, forcing him to injury default in the championship bout. Terry pinned his first opponent, then won an 8-0 major decision in the semifinals. Liberty’s Hunter Dehlin topped Terry 2-1 in the finals, giving Terry his first loss of the season. In the 170-pound bracket, Nichols won his first match

kyle boggs / The Chronicle St. Helens senior Zilen Nichols pins his first opponent 16 seconds into their match at the 2014 NWOC Championship Tournament. Nichols finished second at 170 pounds.

with a pin just 16 seconds into the bout. He then pinned his semifinal opponent in the second round before falling to Sandy’s Devin White in the finals. In addition to the three second-place finishes, St. Helens had three third-place finishes. Allen pinned his first opponent at 113 pounds, then lost a 9-3 decision to eventual champion Halen Jolley of Sherwood. Allen responded with a 15-0 technical fall and a second-round pin to take third place. “Haidon wrestled well,” Jackson said. Bowen had a tough draw, facing the No. 1 seed in the opening round of the 126-pound bracket. He lost a 6-2 decision to Sherwood’s

state qualifiers Six St. Helens wrestlers placed in the top four at the NWOC Championships to advance to the 2014 OSAA 5A State Championships. These are their weight classes and firstround pairings. 106: Tyler Cooper vs. Boston Merrifield, so., Silverton 113: Haidon Allen vs. Derick Tollen, so., Churchill 126: Michael Bowen vs. Abe Richmond, jr., West Albany 152: Myles Terry vs. Andrew Bordeaux, so., Churchill 170: Zilen Nichols vs. David Rebischke, sr., Dallas 285: Mario Olmedo vs. Gilbert Delgalado, so., Springfield Jess Hatfield, who pinned all of his other opponents en route to a title. Bowen then won a 12-2 major decision, had two pins and won an 8-3 decision for third place. “That was a pretty rough bracket and Bowen wrestled well,” Jackson said. In the heavyweight divi-

sion, Olmedo dropped a 2-1 decision in two overtimes but shook it off to finish third. His younger brother, freshman Miguel, finished fifth in the same weight class. Miguel Olmedo was one See lions, Page A15

The St. Helens Lions (4-17, 2-10) played a pair of home games last week that were decided by a combined three points. The Lions lost a onepoint game to the Milwaukie Mustangs (6-15, 5-7) on Feb. 18, then turned around and beat the Putnam Kingsmen (1-20, 0-12) by two two nights later. Early on, it looked like St. Helens would blow out Putnam. The Lions made their first three field goal attempts and took a 10-0 lead. Putnam didn’t score a field goal for the first 7:30 of the game. By the time the first period ended, six different Lions had already scored. “The 2-3 zoned us. We usually don’t get zoned. We split the zone and people came ready to play today. We weren’t timid. We knew we beat them already, so we

were carefree, relaxed,” said senior Tanner Long. “There was no special scheme.” The Kingsmen chipped away over the next three quarters and eventually trimmed the deficit to a single point. Long corralled a rebound – his 14th of the game – on the Putnam end of the floor with under a minute to go. A Kingsmen player tied him up for a jump ball, and the possession arrow gave Putnam the ball under its own basket with 51 seconds to go. The Kingsmen had a few shot attempts clank off the rim, and after a scramble in the key, the Lions came up with the ball near half court with under 10 seconds to play. Senior Corey West rebounded a missed free throw, then made one of two See shhs, Page A14

kyle boggs / The Chronicle St. Helens senior Tanner Long swoops to the basket during a win over Putnam last week.



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Indians finish third in Cowapa

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Lions, Herscovitz are 12th Bend won the event with a time of 3:36.

Herscovitz is 12th in backstroke GRESHAM — Scappoose High School senior Sam Herscovitz was 12th in the 100-yard backstroke during the 2014 OSAA 4A/3A/2A/1A State Swim Championships. Herscovitz swam a time of 1:03.40 in the race. Newport’s Austin Turner won the event with a time of 53.13 seconds.

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Team’s OSAA ranking appears before school name (38 teams in 5A)

Team’s OSAA ranking appears before school name (43 teams in 4A)

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Team Record (League) 8. Sherwood 17-4 (10-2) 7. Wilsonville 17-5 (10-2) 12. Liberty 15-7 (9-3) 11. Sandy 17-5 (8-4) 27. Milwaukie 6-15 (5-7) 30. Parkrose 4-17 (4-8) 32. St. Helens 4-17 (2-10) 36. Putnam 1-20 (0-12) Latest Results Home team in ALL CAPS ST. HELENS 60, Putnam 58 Sherwood 44, MILWAUKIE 40 WILSONVILLE 61, Parkrose 44 LIBERTY 64, Sandy 54

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Team Record (League) 13. Putnam 14-7 (12-0) 14. Sherwood 14-7 (9-3) 16. Milwaukie 11-10 (8-4) 22. Sandy 11-10 (6-6) 26. Wilsonville 9-12 (6-6) 28. Liberty 8-14 (6-6) 35. St. Helens 1-19 (1-11) 37. Parkrose 0-19 (0-12) Latest Results Home team in ALL CAPS PUTNAM 60, St. Helens 41 SHERWOOD 40, Milwaukie 33 SANDY 49, Liberty 41 Wilsonville 47, PARKROSE 34

Team Record (League) 8. Tillamook 17-6 (10-0) 17. Y-C 13-10 (6-4) 21. Seaside 12-11 (5-5) 22. Scappoose 12-12 (5-5) 25. Banks 9-13 (3-7) 40. Astoria 5-19 (1-9) Latest Results Home team in ALL CAPS SCAPPOOSE 59, Astoria 53 TILLAMOOK 55, Banks 41 Y-C 58, SEASIDE 47

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Team Record (League) 5. Seaside 21-2 (10-0) 16. Banks 16-7 (8-2) 21. Scappoose 11-12 (5-5) 33. Astoria 8-16 (4-6) 35. Tillamook 5-18 (3-7) 43. Y-C 0-23 (0-10) Latest Results Home team in ALL CAPS SCAPPOOSE 43, Astoria 39 SEASIDE 62, Y-C 19 BANKS 38, Tillamook 27

PREP CALENDAR feb. 26 – march 4 ST. HELENS friday wrestling • State Tournament at Memorial Coliseum 8:30am basketball • Boys vs. Parkrose 7:15pm • Girls at Parkrose 7:15pm

SCAPPOOSE friday wrestling • State Tournament at Memorial Coliseum 8:30am basketball • Boys at TBA* tba • Girls at TBA* tba

saturday wrestling • State Tournament at Memorial Coliseum 8:30am

saturday wrestling • State Tournament at Memorial Coliseum 8:30am * If team reaches play-in round

With a win over the Astoria Fishermen (5-19, 1-9) on Feb. 21, the Scappoose Indians (12-12, 5-5) finished the Cowapa League season tied with the Seaside Seagulls (12-11, 5-5) for third place in the conference. That forced a one-game league playoff between the two teams. It was to be played on a neutral court at Banks High School on Feb. 25, after The Chronicle’s deadline. (For results, visit As the Indians have done all season, they relied on senior Mitch Davis and junior Chase Johnson to provide much of the offensive firepower against the Fishermen. The duo combined for 42 points in a 59-53 victory. “They’ve been a steady force all year,” said Scappoose coach Rahim Tufts. Johnson had 22 points and 10 rebounds, and Davis came up huge down the stretch. He scored 10 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter. Two of those points came at a key point as Astoria was clinging to its last breath. Davis stole the ball near mid-court and took it in for a lay-in. “I wanted to be out of the way of the guy because I didn’t want him to foul me, so I could get a lay-up or at least try to make a shot,” Davis said.

KYLE BOGGS / The Chronicle Members of the Scappoose bench are brought to their feet by senior Mitch Davis stealing the ball and taking it in for a lay-in late in the game on Feb. 21.

Senior Will Sprute came up with three clutch rebounds for the Tribe down the stretch as well. “He’s our energy guy. He comes off the bench, starts, and just plays as hard as he can. One hundred and ten percent all the time,” Davis said. After the game, Tufts said the win was a breath of fresh air. “Sometimes you forget how to win close games after a little while,” he said. “Had we dropped this, we’d have

played Banks at home on a five-game losing streak. Now we go play Seaside at Banks on a neutral court on Tuesday. Hopefully with a little momentum and we can realize what worked well tonight and what didn’t.” Prior to the win over the Fishermen, Scappoose dropped a 59-46 game to Yamhill-Carlton. Davis had 20 points against the Tigers and Johnson added 13. If Scappoose beats Seaside, the Indians will be on

the road for a play-in round game on Feb. 28. – By Kyle Boggs 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F SHS 15 14 8 9 46 YCHS 18 13 9 19 59 SCAPPOOSE: Scruggs 3, Backus 2, Loss 4, Davis 20, Johnson 13, Wendelschafer 4, Ford, Marcantonio, Margheim, O’Brien, Sprute.

1st 2nd 3rd 4th F AHS 15 8 20 10 53 SHS 12 17 14 16 59 SCAPPOOSE: Scruggs, Loss 6, O’Brien, Davis 20, Sprute 3, Backus, Wendelschafer 2, Ford 4, Johnson 22, Margheim, Marcantonio 2.

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Tribe wins last two league games The Scappoose High School girls basketball team (11-12, 5-5) won its last two regular season games last week. The Indians easily defeated the Yamhill-Carlton Tigers (0-23, 0-10) for the third time this season, winning 65-35 on Feb. 18. In a much closer game on Feb. 21, Scappoose beat Astoria (8-16, 4-6) 43-39. The win over the Fishermen gave the Indians sole possession of third place in the conference and set up a league playoff game between Scappoose and Astoria on Feb. 25. That game was scheduled to begin after The Chronicle’s deadline. (Visit to find photos and

results from the game.) Scappoose had its Senior Night against Astoria. With nine seniors on the roster, it was only fitting that one of them came up with the key plays down the stretch to preserve a victory. Abby Kessi finished the game with 18 points and nine rebounds, and the senior was clutch on back-to-back possessions late in the game for the Tribe. After Astoria took a one-point lead late in the contest, Kessi scored an andone to put the Indians on top by two points. She scored the Indians’ next basket as well, giving Scappoose a 42-38 lead that the Tribe would not surrender.

“We made some plays at the end, capitalized on a couple of key plays,” said Scappoose coach David Spirlin. In addition to the big outing from Kessi, Scappoose got eight points from senior Lacey Updike. Senior Jenny Vardanega added three points and eight rebounds. Haley Wight, yet another senior, had five rebounds and five assists along with two points. Against Y-C, eight Scappoose players registered at least two field goals. Kessi again led the way, finishing with 16 points, six assists, five rebounds and three steals.

Updike had 15 points and nine rebounds. Vardanega finished with six points, seven rebounds and three steals. Wight and freshman Alyssa Spang both scored seven. If Scappoose beat Astoria on Tuesday night, the Indians will enter the OSAA play-in round as the No. 3 seed in the Cowapa League. That means Scappoose will be on the road on Feb. 28. The Tribe’s opponent will not be known until Feb. 26. Read more about these two games and Scappoose’s postseason fate at – By Kyle Boggs

SHHS: late 3-pointers are not enough Bumgardner scored eight points. Against Milwaukie, Teywith one-tenth of a second on ema and West made 3-pointthe clock to give the Lions a 60-58 victory. ers in the final 15 seconds to keep the game interestThe two-point margin of victory was a big turnaround ing. Unfortunately when from the Lions’ 20-point win Teyema’s dropped through earlier this season at Putnam. the net, there was only four “I was surprised a little seconds on the clock and the bit that it was that close but Lions were still down one. I thought they would be Milwaukie simply held the ball out of bounds and held better than they were [the first game],” Long said. onto a 55-54 win. “They know our strengths Before Teyema’s 3-pointand weaknesses. Usually the er, West knocked one down. second game is going to be The 6-4 post grabbed a long closer because they know rebound, looked for a teamwhat we’re going to do.” mate to pass to but couldn’t find one open. So with no Long finished the game with 13 points, 14 rebounds other options, he hoisted a and four assists. West also 3-pointer and sunk it to make scored 13 and collected six the score 55-51. West finrebounds and three steals. ished the game with a teamSenior Cody Teyema had high 15 points. He added six rebounds and three assists. nine points and senior Gage From PAGE A13

Teyema sparked the team’s offense off the bench in the second half, making three 3-pointers on five attempts. He ended up with nine points in the game. Long had 14 points, six rebounds and four steals. Bumgardner added seven points, four rebounds and four steals. Following the Putnam win on Thursday night, Long discussed the team’s approach to its final week of the season. St. Helens played Sandy (17-5, 8-4) on Feb. 25 and closes out the season at home against Parkrose (4-17, 4-8) at 7:15 p.m. on Feb. 28. Both of those teams beat St. Helens in their first meeting. “We know that we probably aren’t going to go to the playoffs. The seniors are trying to finish the year off trying to go out strong, get two wins. We lost to Sandy, lost to Parkrose. If we can beat them, it kinda changes

our season,” Long said. “We still wish we went into the playoffs, but it is what it is. We struggled at the beginning of the season so now we look forward to see what we can do best.” The Lions would need a lot of help to reach the postseason. They are currently ranked 32nd in the OSAA Power Rankings. The top 24 teams advance to the play-in round, meaning St. Helens would need to leapfrog eight teams in the rankings. 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F MHS 18 8 12 17 55 SHHS 13 11 12 18 54 ST. HELENS: Long 14, Spencer, Poorman, Helgerson 4, Jewett 2, Bumgardner 7, Enyart 3, Teyema 9, West 15.

1st 2nd 3rd 4th F PHS 5 13 18 22 58 SHHS 14 12 14 20 60 ST. HELENS: Long 13, Bumgardner 8, Enyart 3, Teyema 9, West 13, Spencer 3, Jewett, Poorman, Galvin 4, Helgerson 7.


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St. Helens swimmers, from left, Tori Edwards, Johanna Parkhurst, Jackie Prevish and Brook Hopkins, finished 12th in 400 freestyle relay at the 2014 state meet.

St. Helens takes 12th in 400 free relay GRESHAM — The St. Helens High School girls 400-yard freestyle relay team finished 12th in the state at the 2014 OSAA 5A State Swim Championships. Senior Johanna Parkhurst, junior Brook Hopkins, senior Tori Edwards and junior Jackie Prevish finished the race in 4:07 during preliminaries on Feb. 21. Summit High School of

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CHAMPS: are sending a dozen to the ’14 state meet Sophomore Cody Erhardt gave the Tribe a thirdScappoose has a pair of place performance in the wrestlers competing at state 138-pound weight class. Freshman Colton Bush in the 132-pound weight class. Freshman Zach was the fourth-place finisher Gadbois finished third in at 113 pounds to earn a trip that weight class and junior to state. Alex Foumal was fourth. The two-day state tournament begins at 8:30 a.m. Gadbois’ older brother Ben, a junior, also finon Feb. 28. Wrestling on ished third in his weight the first day will continue class. Like Walden, Ben until 8:15 p.m. at Portland’s Memorial Coliseum. Gadbois’ only loss came to the eventual champion. Action picks up again at In the 152-pound semifi8:30 a.m. on March 1, with the championship semifinals, North Marion’s Tyler nal round starting at 9:45 Saucedo topped Gadbois 8-4. Gadbois then won a 7-3 a.m. The final round of the tournament is from 6:30decision and had a firstround fall to take third. 9:45 p.m. From PAGE A13

Corey West, senior SHHS basketball team

Maggie Cochran, freshman SHHS basketball team

Student-athletes are nominated by their coaches and selected by the SHHS athletic department.

Lindsey Marquardt, senior SHS swimming team

Sam Herscovitz, senior SHS swimming team

Student-athletes are nominated by their coaches and selected by the SHS athletic department.

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St. Helens struggles on the road Two road games last week proved to be a tough task for the St. Helens Lions (1-19, 1-11). The Lions lost a 63-33 Northwest Oregon Conference game to the Milwaukie Mustangs (11-10, 8-4) on Feb. 18. On Feb. 20, the league-leading Putnam Kingsmen (14-7, 12-0) beat

St. Helens 60-41. Missed free throws were costly for the Lions against the Kingsmen. St. Helens missed 19 of its 30 free-throw attempts in the 19-point defeat. Freshman Maggie Cochran scored a team-high nine points. Freshman Leslie Curtiss scored eight. Senior

Nicole Harcourt had seven and junior Rianne Tupper scored six. Tupper had the hot hand early on against Milwaukie. She made a pair of 3-pointers in the opening quarter and then added another in the second period. She finished with a team-high 12 points.

Sophomore Lydia Reardon scored five. St. Helens closes out the season this week. The Lions were at home against the Sandy Pioneers (11-10, 6-6) on Feb. 25. St. Helens goes to Parkrose (0-19, 0-12) for the season finale at 7:15 p.m. on Feb. 28. – By Kyle Boggs

Sports Shorts Knight’s Jubilee is March 8 ST. HELENS — The St. Helens Baton Twirling Academy hosts the 22nd annual Knight’s Jubilee Competition on March 8 at St. Helens Middle School. The competition starts at 10 a.m. and admission is free. The Twirling Academy expects 40 twirlers from six clubs around the Northwest to be in attendance. Two members of the 2013 United States International Cup team – Kirsandra and Katiana Welsheimer of Olympia, Wash., will be in the competition. The St. Helens Baton Twirling Academy has offered classes since 1988. For more information, contact coach Donna McAtee at 503397-5109 or mcateesmdl@, or find the St. Helens Baton Twirling Academy on Facebook.

Spring practices begin March 3 The Oregon Schools Activities Association allows high school spring sports teams to begin practicing on March 3. Any student-athlete wishing to participate in track and field, baseball, softball, golf or tennis should check with their school’s athletic office prior to that date. Spring sports contests start two weeks after the first practice date. All teams are eligible to begin competitions on March 17. Be sure to look for The Chronicle’s 2014 Spring Sports Preview in our March 19 edition. The Chronicle introduces new web series Beginning last week, has a new weekly feature. Every week of the school

state qualifiers Twelve Scappoose wrestlers placed in the top four at the District I Championships to advance to the 2014 OSAA 4A State Championships. These are their weight classes, seeds and first-round pairings. 106: (1) Braxton Sue vs. Ian Oppenlander, sr., Madras 113: Colton Bush vs. (3) Joe Britt, so., Henley 126: Taylor Walden vs. Jarred Dupont, jr., Madras 132: Zach Gadbois vs. Grayson Munn, sr., Crook County Alex Foumal vs. (2) Hayden Bates, so., Crook County 138: Cody Erhardt vs. AJ Munoz, jr., Hidden Valley 145: (4) Hunter Hoyt vs. Gunnard Lindsey, sr., Henley 152: Ben Gadbois vs. Blake Yensen, sr., McLoughlin 160: Johnathan Tardif vs. Christopher Love, sr., La Pine 182: (3) Isaiah Goodrich vs. Salvador Morales, sr., Ontario 195: Tyson Broadbent vs. Brandon Wrezinski, so., H. Valley 220: (1) Devin Ray vs. Thomas Smalley, jr., Sutherlin

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St. Helens senior swimmers Johanna Parkhurst, left, and Tori Edwards were the first guests on Catching up with Kyle.

year, sports editor Kyle Boggs will sit down with a student-athlete – sometimes more than one – for their perspective on local sports. For the debut episode, I met with St. Helens High School senior swimmers Johanna Parkhurst and Tori Edwards. Those two, along with juniors Brook Hopkins and Jackie Prevish, will be

competed at the OSAA 5A State Swimming Championships in the 400-yard freestyle relay. We talked about their relay team, SHHS coach Bill Rash and the maybe-not-sogrueling 500-yard freestyle event, among other things. Visit thechronicleonline. com weekly for the latest Catching up with Kyle.

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LIONS: ten place in top six From PAGE A13 of four fifth-place finishers for St. Helens. The others were sophomore Jose Silva at 120 pounds, freshman Nick Richardson at 145 and sophomore James Poland at 195. That gave the Lions 10 place-winners out of the 21 wrestlers who entered the tournament. “Our kids wrestled exceptionally well in the medal rounds. Not the final rounds, but the third-fourth and fifthsixth matches. Every kid that went for third or fourth got third, and every one that went for fifth or sixth got fifth,” Jackson said. Poland nearly gave the Lions seven state qualifiers. In the match to advance to the third-place bout, Milwaukie’s Anthony Flynn beat him 10-8 in overtime. “Next year he’s gonna be an asset. He has improved a bunch the last couple weeks,” Jackson said. The Lions were without junior Cody Jackson, who

President’s Day Sale T igressa sale kyle boggs / The Chronicle St. Helens sophomore Michael Bowen dropped his first match at the 2014 NWOC Championships but won all the rest to take third place.

was the tournament’s No. 1 seed in the 120-pound weight class. Jackson was over the weight limit at weigh-ins. “Other than Cody not making weight, [the tournament] came out about the way we figured,” J.R. Jackson said. The two-day state tourna-

ment begins at 8:30 a.m. on Feb. 28 at Memorial Coliseum in Portland. Wrestling on the first day will continue until 8:15 p.m. Action resumes at 8:30 a.m. on March 1, with the championship semifinal round starting at 9:45 a.m. The final round of the tournament is from 6:30-9:45 p.m.


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15”- $25 each • 16”- $35 each 17”- $40 each • 18” and up - $50 each Carry out priced. *Installation and balance extra





BY APPOINTMENT 360-430-4972

105 B STREET, WEST RAINIER, OR Phone (503) 556-0171 or 425-8404 Toll Free (800) 886-0171


58405 Columbia River Hwy St Helens, OR 97051 (503) 397-0550




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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

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