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Forest Capital sells timber land • Boston group purchases 573,000 acres of FC land in Oregon

13. The monetary terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The Hancock Timber Resource Group of Boston, Mass., acquired 573,000 acres of Forest Capital land

By Katy Nesbitt The Observer

Forest Capital Partners, a major landowner in Northeast Oregon, sold its entire timber portfolio of 1.88 million acres Friday, July

in Oregon, 264,000 acres in Washington, 138,000 in Idaho and 376,000 in Louisiana. Molpus, ofJackson, Miss., acquired 286,000 acres in Minnesota, 110,000 acres

in Louisiana, and 138,000 acres in Idaho from Forest Capital's portfOlio. Until the sale, Forest Capital owned 259,000 acres in Baker, Union and Wallowa counties, with the majmity

of the acres in Union and Wallowa counties. The timber investment management organization has been the main supplier oflogs to the Boise Cascade mills in See FOREST, 5A

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Fire heavilv damages house, contents

By Bill Rautenstrauch The Observer

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Flames erupt from the windows of a residence at 1801 Russell Avenue in La Grande Saturday.The occupants ofthe house, Jessica Parries and Zachary Hooks, escaped injury but the house and its contents were heavily damaged.

Firefighters battle blaze By Bill Rautenstrauch, The Observer

Two people escaped injury but their Russell Avenue home was heavily damaged when a fire broke out in the kitchen Saturday. According to reports, two engines from La Grande Rural Fire Protection District and one from the City ofLa Grande Fire Department responded about 7p.m. to a report ofa house fire at 1801 Russell. By the time ofthe arrival of the first engine, the occupants, Jessica Parries, 24, and Zachary Hooks, 21 had left the house, but the kitchen was fully involved and the fire was spreading to other rooms. The fire was extinguished with heavy damage to the house and its contents. According to La Grande Rural Fire Protection District reports, the couple had been preparing a meal when a fire started on the kitchen stove. Parries left the residence by the back door and called 911, and Perkins salvaged a few items before exiting the structure as well. The couple's dog also escaped the blaze ·without injury.

By Dick Mason

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Firefighters use a forced air ventilation system to clear smoke from the Russell Avenue home that w as damaged Saturday by a fire that originated on a kitchen stove. Both the La Grande Rural Fire Protection District and the City of La Grande Fire Department responded to the blaze.

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U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., made a stop in La Grande Friday, meeting V~.ith citizens at a local restaurant and talking about his efforts to put more control offederal forests into local hands. In a small business roundtable discussion, Walden (RHoad River) talked about the Healthy Forest Management Act, legislation he is co-sponsming that would increase state control over forest management in high fire risk areas to better protect and improve forest health. The bill would allow states, in consultation with counties, to designate areas ofhigh risk and develop emergency hazardous fuel reduction projects, including active timber management. 'We're concentrating our efforts on forest management. The bill is passed out of See TIMBER, 2A

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By Katy Nesbitt The Observer

TODAY Today is Monday, July 16, the 198th day of 2012. There are 168 days left in the year. In history: On July 16, 1862, Flag Officer David G. Farragut became the first rear admiral in the United States Navy. In 1951, J.D. Salinger's novel, "The Catcher in the Rye;' is published for the first time.

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GRAIN REPORT Portland grain: Soft white wheat - July, $8.70; August, $8.70; Septembe r, $8.70 Ha rd red winter - July, $9.27; August, $9.27; Se pte mber, $9.32 Dark northern spring July, $1 0.60;August, $10.65; September, $10.67 Barley - August, $210 Bid s provided by Is land City Grain Co.

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The U.S. Govemment has sued the owners of the Wallowa Mountains Office and Visitor Center, which bumed to the ground July 11, 2010, for more than $2.5 million. The sui~ filed July 9, claims Seaside Associates Limited Partnership failed to properly supervise workers hired to refinish the exterior ofthe log building. The suit claims the improper application, cleaning and storing of combustible sealant supplies resulted in the fire that destroyed not only the visitor center, but offices for the U.S. Forest Service, Farm Services Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the Wallowa County Soil and Water Conservation District.

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The U.S. government is suing the owners oftheWallowa Mountain Visitor Center, that burned to the ground July 11,2010, for$2.5 million in damages.

The United States brought the suit to recover damages to federal property in the building, but does not include historical docUlllents and items or personal affects, said Mary DeAguero, District

the markets. We're saying, we need to use American Continued from Page IA resources, in a responsible way," Walden said. the resource committee and During a question and it would require the Forest answer session followService to more actively man- ing his opening remarks, age in trust with the state," Walden addressed issues including the death tax, the he said. "If we could get this into law, it would have a dra- tax code, wildland fire attack aircraft, and more. matic effect on communities and the economy." At one point, he touched Walden said there is a on the Wallowa-Whitman need to manage forests in a National Forest Travel Plan that was withdrawn way that reduces fuel loads while creating jobs. He said this spring in the face ofpubthat currently, the federal lic protest. He said he hopes government owns 60 percent the Forest Service takes ofthe forests in Oregon, local viewpoints to heart as but only the plan is reprovides v.Titten. '1 can't think ofa time 12 percent "The Forest when the Forest Service ofthe total Service pulled strayed so far from what back, and harvest. He said that's to their the public wants and credit," he said. the state needs." appears to ''They need to - Rep. Greg Walden be doing a start over and have an open better job, with less. process where people have "The state owns four perthe confidence they're being cent of the forestland but is heard." harvesting almost as much," He had some criticism he said. "The bean counters for the process the Forest can't get their hands around Service used in crafting the the fact that the federal original plan. "I can't think of a time government is the only holder of timber that loses when the Forest Service money," he said. strayed so far from what the public wants and Walden also spent some time talking about the needs," he said. Walden opened his talk at need to reduce government regulations on businesses. Joe Beans Coffee on Adams He said he supports the Avenue with a report on REINS Act, a bill that wildfires that were ragwould require congresing over the weekend near sional review of rules that Vale in Malheur County would have an impact on and Frenchglen in Ramey the economy of$100 milCounty. He said he had lion or more. visited both sites, and he de"It would stop the rule scribed some of the damage. writers from writing rules ''The fire in Malheur that put a stop on our County has burned over economy," he said. 500,000 acres and the one Walden said he knows near Burns 100,000. It's there must be regulations unbelievable out there," he insuring clean water and air, said. but some rules are unreasonable and too burdensome on business owners. He cited unachievable rules that threaten a cement plant in Baker County, and otl1ers that could costs jobs at paper and pulp plants in Oregon. He said that in recent times, more than 3,100 rules affecting business came out ofthe federal government. The proliferation causes hesitancy on the part ofbusiness people to invest in new projects. "It creates an incredible amount of uncertainty in

Ranger. The Visitor Center contained a large ponderosa pine tree trwlk. and nUlllerous documents, maps, and exhibits, many of which were unique and irreplaceable.

rolled up drop clothes they had used during the week to wipe up spills and to cover the bushes and tools from overspray, both ofwhich had sealant on them, and put them in a cart. They then put other equipment in the cmt and covered the cmt with a third drop cloth. The cart was stored undercover on the porch of the visitor center. The storage created an environment conducive to spontaneous combustion of the Penofin oil finish. The draping of the third drop cloth to cover the supplies and equipment provided an environment that limited cooling breezes and enhanced heat retention. A spontaneous combustion occurred, a fire developed, and the building was destroyed.

Crews contain wildfires in Southeast Oregon By Don ller The Observer

Crews contained the Long Draw fire in Malheur County Sunday night, bringing an end to what has been described as the worst wild fire in Oregon in over 100 years. The fire, which consumed 900 square miles, shut down Highway 95 for a couple of days and spread rapidly to the Owyhee Canyon. Crews are now working on mopping up the area. The threat of the Miller Homestead fire, located south of Harney Lake, has decreased. The fire is more than 70 percent contained after burning more than 250 square miles. The threat to homes and structures in FTenchglen and the south Harney Lake area has decreased, although a level one evacuation order remained in effect. Highway 205 has reopened to traffic, although there ar·e still wamings of smoke. The Miller Homestead fire destroyed two structures, one long abandoned and another that was still in use. Some livestock has been reported as lost, but no accurate head counts have been made yet.

Austin Robert J'ohnson and family would like to thank Forrest Warren, Imbler Fire Dept., all dispatch, and La Grande Ambulance for bringing me into this world safe and sound. Outstanding \ 1 job! May God bless you all. ~

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These losses are in excess of $700,000. DeAguero said the suit is the direct result of Seaside Associates insurance offering so little in damage compensation. Pursuant to the lease, Seaside was required to maintain the building and make building improvements as needed. On or about July 5, 2010, KC. Knight, acting on behalf ofSeaside, hired Alberto and Joel Barragan to power wash, cau1k and seal the exterior of the building. Knight supplied the Barragans with tools and equipment, including Penofin oil sealant finish. The suit claims on July 11, 2010, the Barragans applied sealant to the exterior of the building. After finishing their work, the Barragans

The Bonita Complex, located 15 miles northwest of Westfall, was helped by rain Sunday. The fire is reportedly 85 percent contained. Crews have begun mop up operations and demobilizations have begun for that fire. The Bonita fire destroyed key sage grouse habitat as well as some grazing land. The fires in Southeast Oregon have destroyed hundreds of thousands of acres of grazing land and the Bureau of Land Management is reporting that it may take up to two years for the land to recover. The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency announced that it has streamlined the disaster designation process and has used the Conservation Reserve Program to make emergency grazing land available for ranchers. "FSA has authorized livestock producers for emergency use of CRP in those counties and in the contiguous counties. This allows livestock producers to move their livestock to CRP acres in neighboring counties," said a statement from the office of farm programs at the Farm Service Agency.

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Walden: Trust closer to inheriting USFS Compound By Katy Nesbitt The Observer

The Maxville Heritage Trust is getting closer to inheriting the U.S. Forest Service Compound in Wallowa, according to U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R, Hood River. Walden said the prope1ty should be transferred before mid-August. Walden toured the 1.1-acre site in downtown Wallowa with Maxville Executive Director Gwen Tiice and Wallowa County Commission Board Chairman Mike Hayward Friday afternoon as part of an Eastern Oregon visit. In 2009, Trice and Sen. Ron Wyden, (D) Portland, began working toward having the Forest Service Compound given to Maxville to use as an interpretive center. Wyden introduced a bill that passed the Senate and has now passed out of committee. Walden said it should get a vote by the full House before the representatives go on their summer recess next month. Trice is building relationships with railroad and forestry interests, including the Western Forestry Center in Portland where the Trust has hosted fundraisers. When the compound is

Gwen Trice is building relationships with railroad andforestry interests, including the Western Forestry Center in Portland where the Trust has hosted fundraisers. transferred to Maxville, the work will have only just begun. The fonner range1)s house was damaged by water and needs extensive work. Trice envisions the house to serve as a multi-use facility. The old warehouse will be used as a museum, she said. To help the planning process of refurbishing the buildings, Trice said she is looking to theNational Trust for Historical Places for an assessment grant that will help train her board in decision-making to preserve the historic site. Walden's stop in Wallowa County was part of a whirlwind visit of Eastern Oregon counties. He said he's talked with ranchers and agency representatives about the fires raging in Harney and Malheur counties that have killed cattle and destroyed forage on Bureau of Land Management grazing al-

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Wallowa County Board of Commissioners Chairman Mike Hayward, U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, and Gwen Trice of Maxville Heritage Trust tour the Wallowa Forest Service Compound Friday. The House of Representatives will vote soon to transfer the federal property to Maxville in August.

lotments as well as private land. "I talked to a couple ranchers who have seen walls of fire nine miles long," said Walden. He said he's trying to work out agreements in contiguous counties, including some in Idaho and Nevada, to be able to use Conservation Reserve Program lands, land set aside from grazing, now that so much of the available livestock grazing area is gone. "There's no CRP ground in Malheur or Ramey County;' said Walden.

Walden said he's been told by BLM officials the bumed land may take two or more years to recover before it can be grazed again. Much of the land will need re-seeding, perhaps needing 200,000 pounds of seed. He said he also learned that the sagebrush in Malheur and Harney counties is at 50 to 70 percent below its normal moisture level and has been affected by a moth, making it more volatile than normal. Besides losing cattle and much needed grass, wild horses are being rounded up,

- - - - - - - - PUBLIC SAFETY REPORT - - - - - - - LA GRANDE POLICE Found property: Two bicycl es abandoned in t he 2000 bock of Third Street were im pounded at the city shops Burglary: A citizen at an address in the 2100 block ofWalnut Street requested officer contact Friday regarding a possible burglary. An officer made contact and took report. Arrested: Edwin Romario Montee, 18, La Grande, wa s arrested and cited Friday on a charges of rape in the third degree, sex abuse in the third degree, and contributing to the delinqu ency of a minor. Distu rbance: Officers responded to a report of a disturbance Friday at an address in the 1600 block of Gekeler Lane. The situation was reso lved. Distu rbance: Officers responded to a report of a fight Friday at Second St reet and Jefferson Avenue. Th e invo lved parties w ere separated and the situation was resolved. Disturbance: Dispatch received a report Friday about a suspicious-appearing subject causi ng a disturbance in the 2200 block of Island Avenue. An officer was notified and a Union County Sheriff's deputy responded.The subject left the area. Arrested: Val erie Sheline, 21, address unavailable, was arrested Saturday on a charge of trespass in the second degree. Crash: Officers responded FRiday to a report of a non-injury motor vehicle crash Saturday at Adams Avenue and Second Street. Arrested: Dylan Douglas Green, 19, address unavailable, was arrested Saturday on a parole and probation detainer. Larceny: A citizen in the 2000 block of Second Street requested officer contact Saturday regarding theft of an X-Box. Theft: A m an at an address in the 700 block of 12th Street req uested officer contact Sunday regarding a theft. An officer

respo nded and took a report. Disturbance: officers responded to a report of domestic disturbance early Sunday at an address in the 1000 block of C Avenue. The involved parties were separated. Vandalism: A woman at an address in the 400 block of 12th Street requested officer contact Sunday regarding vandalism. An officer m ade contact.

LA GRANDE FIRE AND AMBULANCE La Grande Fire and Ambulance responded to seven medical calls Friday, eight medic calls and a house fire Saturday, and 11 medical calls Sunday.

LA GRANDE RURAL ARE Crash: On Sunday at about 5:40PM, a crew responded to a bicyclist that was struck by a car in Island City. Th e bicyclist was t ransported to the hospital by ambulance. Grassfire: OnThursday at about 7:11 PM, an engine, brush truck, and tender responded to a grass fire near Highway 203 and the Ladd Marsh. The fire was started by an ATV and spread to about 5 acres. The fire was quickly extinguished and there was no property lost in the area burned. Medical assist: On Friday at about 4:44 PM, a crew assist ed Medic IV in Island City. House fire: On Saturday at about 7:00PM, two engines and an engine from the La Grande Fire Department responded to a house fire located at 1801 Russell. When t he first engine arrived on scene the kitchen w as fully involved and the fire was spreading to the other rooms in the house. The fire was extinguished with heavy damage being done to the residence and its contents. The fire started on the kitchen stove while the occupants, Jessica Parries, age 24 and Zachary Hooks, age 21, were preparing dinner and quickly spread throughout th e kitchen.

Parries and Hooks got out of the house safely and Parries ca lled 911. There were no injuries sustained while fighting the fire. Motor Vehicle crash: On Sunday at about 4:01 PM, a crew responded to a two v ehicle crash on 1-84 near milepost 268. No one was transported to the hospital by ambulance.

UNION COUNTY SHERIFF Crash: A deputy responded to a report of a non-injury motor vehicle crash Friday in the 300 block of North 12th Avenue in Elgin. Drivers exchanged information. Disturbance: Dispatch receiv ed a report Friday about a subject shooting guns on Park Road. A deputy responded. Assault: Ryan Th omas McKinney, 31, La Grande, was arrested at the Stampede Grounds in Elgin early Saturday on charges of assault in th e fourth degree and disorderly conduct in the second degree. Arrested: Michael Anthony Musia, 24, Aumsville, was arrested by the Aumsville Police Department Saturday on a Union County Circuit Court w arrant charging failure to appear. The original charg e was criminal mischief in the second degree. Arrested: Samuel Joseph Urvina, 31, address unavailable, was arrested Saturday by the Baker County Sheriff's Office on a Union County w arrant charging failure to appear. The original charge was trespass in the fi rst degree. Arrested: Joshua Dean Binder, 28, address unavailable, was arrested by the Umatilla County Sheriff's Office Saturday on a Union County Circuit Court warrant charging failure to appear. The original charge was theft in the second degree. Arrested: Kennady L. Runner, 66, address unavailable, was arrested Sunday on a charge of disorderly conduct in the second degree. YTrespass: Unio n Pacific Rai lroad Sunday reported a male subject trespassing and picking

up scrap metal in the area Interstate 84 and Highway 203. A deputy checked th e area but was unable to locate anything . Vandalism: A deputy responded Sunday to a report of vandalism to a vehicle Sunday at Moss Springs. The deputy took a report. Crash: A deputy and a m edical crew responded to an injury motor vehicle crash Sunday on Highway 82 at milepost 17 near Elgin. Crash: Deputies assist ed with an injury motor v ehicle crash Sunday on West First Street in Island City. Trespass: A deputy responded to a report of a trespass Sunday on Otten Drive. Th e deputy explained options.

WALLOWA COUNTY SHERIFF Arrested: Kyle Drew Daggett, 29 if Pendleton was arrested by Pendleton Police Department July 7 on a probation violation warrant out ofWallowa County. Arrested: Garrett James Johnson 19 of Enterprise was arrested July 10 by community corrections for a probation vi olation and t ransported to Union County Jail. Arrested: Francisco Rodriguez, 29 of Joseph, was arrested by Wallowa County Sheriff's Department July 10 and d1arged with fourth degree assault/dom astic violence. He posted bail and was released. Arrested: Michael J. Beauregard,45, of Joseph was arrested Saturday byWallowa County Sheriff's Department and charged with violation of stalking/protective order and he posted bail.

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corraled and fed. Walden credited the manager of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife refuge in Frenchglenn for taking in what livestock he could. "He is willing to do whatever needs to be done," said Walden. A letter dated July 11 from the Western Governors Association asked Congress to provide supplemental funding need to aid federal, state, and local firefighters battling wildfires this season. Walden responded to the letter, ''111 continue to work with my colleagues to ensure federal agencies, states, and communities have what they need to fight these 'vildfires and assist in the recovery. rve also urged all levels of governn1ent to be flexible in using their existing resources to meet the needs of communities, families, and businesses. I appreciate the Western Governors Association's letter, and I'd welcome their support of the bipartisan plan I've developed with Representatives DeFazio and Schrader and the House Natural Resources Committee to better manage our forest, minimizing the catastrophic nature of these wildfires and 1he costs that come with it."

ELKO, Nev. CAP) Federal land managers on the northern Nevada range say they're in a better position than usual to deal with the blazing summer drought conditions thanks to some proactive steps they took back in the dead of winter. Officials for the Bureau ofLand Management say it's possible drought conditions could force removal of livestock or temporary closure of grazing allotments in some areas. BLM District Manager Doug Furtado in Battle Mountain said he sent out a letter to permit holders in January asking for their help in identifying steps ahead of time that they could take if necessary. 'We started identifying upfront actions to mitigate the drought if it were to materialize," he said.

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sion of a short-barreled fire arm. He w as transported.

OREGON STATE POLICE Crash: Oregon State Police, a Union County Sheriff's deputy and a medical crew responded to a report of an injury m otor vehicle crash Saturday in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 84 neat milepost 283.

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Thacher Carter's last evening of regular playing at Ten Depot Street is tomorrow, July 17. T11acher is moving to Walla Walla where he has accepted a position at Whittnatl College Carter, a psychologist at EOU by day, has been playing regularly on Tuesdays at Ten Depot for the past 19 years and is usually joined by other talented local musicians. llis upbeat tunes and easy going style will be missed. So come on down to Ten Depot tomorrow night around S:OO, have a beer and say good-bye to 'lhacher. lf you are a musician, bring yom instrument to jam. 'len Depot will be serving complimenta1)' party foods. Thmsday, July 19 Jimmy Lwyd Rea is playing the Blues at Ten Depot Street. This dynamic, awardwinning band plays regularly on the Third Thursday of the month at Ten Depot, whtch is also the evening of

lh~ Third Thursday Art Walk in Downlown La Grande. Make all evelling of it. T11e At1 Walk statts at 5:00, the music at Tell Depot Stm·ts at 8:00. There is also the sununer concert seties at Max Square on Thursdays from 7:00 to 9:00. We ordered in some fre.sh West Coast snapper for the Blue Plate Special this week, Snapper Verarruz. In the recipe, which originated in Veracruz, Mexico, the snapper is cooked to order in a sauce of tomatoes, onions, green peppers and olives. We now have some pretty good gluten-free buns at 'len Depot Street, which you can request for any of the sandwiches on the menu, including the Prime Rib Sandwich. All of om salad dressings arc gluten free. We also have desserts that arc gluten free the Chocolate Hazelnut Torte, Mango Sorbet, Haagcn Dazs Icc Cream and our famous Hot Fudge Sundae.

ENTERPRISE POLICE Arrested: Gary Michael M ontoya 49 of Enterprise was arrested Friday by Enterprise Police Department and charged with telephonic harassm ent, m enacing, point ing a firearm at another, unlawful use of a weapon, stalking, and posses-

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Invent new ways to succeed Residents ofUnion, Wallowa and Baker counties will tell you in a hemtbeat that living in bucolic small towns ainidst a sprawling and beautiful national forest is just great. If you asked them in a smvey, they'd tell you they wouldn't have it any other way. Ask them, though, what they think about the health of the surrounding forestland, loss ofjobs in the timber industry, and government interference in their way of life, and the views expressed might not be so sunny. They weren't, in fact, in the University of New Hampshire's recently completed Communities and Forests in Oregon survey of people in the tri-county area. Communities and Forests in Oregon is an ongoing project looking at the changes places like ours are going through as they struggle with forest issues. Those doing the survey say our area is a good example of rural America confronting declining timber production and changing economies. For people who live here the survey, conducted last fall, doesn't yield many surprises. Most of us want better forest health, more timber jobs, and less govemment regulation, and that's what the majority ofthe suiVey respondents said. Still, the researchers came to some interesting conclusions beyond the obvious. One says that "the pattem of survey responses reflects a region transitioning from historical resource dependency to a more diversified future based to a greater degree on natural amenities." That's a pretty way of saying our old way oflife, or at least one important part of that way, is dying out. Given the paltry number oflumber mills left standing in the wake of the resource use battles of the last qumt.er century, and the proliferation of artists trying to make a living off the scenery, you can't really argue with it. The survey gets really interesting when local responses are compm·ed to those from people living in areas away from here, particularly the metropolitan areas. According to the results, people not from here disagree with us by and large on resource and land use. Generally, they favor less resource use and more regulation of what people can do with their property. That can't bode well for small town folk who live only to give their kids full bellies and a shot at a college education. The city slickers have the vote. We only wish they knew more about the current movement in Northeast Oregon, the intensive cooperative effort by community leaders, the wood products industry, forest agencies and conseJVationists to find ways to create jobs while conserving and improving the timber resource. There are many people here who passionately believe job creation and conseiVation can and should go together, hand in hand. Iftl1e New Hampshire srnvey teaches us anything, it's that we need to show the world it's true. It's not a matter of going back to the old ways, after all. It's a question of inventing a new one.

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The problem with roads he U.S. Forest Service really has no one to blame, but themselves, for the recent outcry over the Wallowa-Whitman Travel Management Plan. Much like the federal and state wildlife agencies, and the Bmeau of Land Management, the USFS has a lot of very well qualified and hard-working people. But, they never seem to put a high priority on really engaging the public in their progr8llls. And, down the road, it ends up biting them in the burn - in the court room, at the polling booth or at local, fist-shaking rallies. People need to "feel the fur, the feathers and the pine needles" if they can truly be expected to support agency prograins or projects. Too many kids are graduating without a clue as to how ecosystems operate and how people fit in to those systems. And, it seems to be getting worse instead ofbette1: Many of these agencies continue to down-grade their public relation and public education prograins. For more than 50 years, I've hiked, horsed, fished and hunted on nearly every comer of the Wallowa-Whitman. I'm not sure if every proposed road closure is justified in the plan, but there's simply too many places where one can stand on one road and throw a rock to the next one. On too many ridges there's a road at the top, two in the middle and one along the creek bottom - and all

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the spurs leading from them. I've come to realize that for many years we've had two types of road builders on om forest. The first group comes with graders, dozers, transits and, at least some expertise in the project at hand. These guys built roads to get the logs to our mills and provide adequate access for forest users. They put in suitable cattle guards, stremn culverts, water bars, and with input from many, they usually made an effort to consider environmental precautions. The other type of road builders caine only with a chain saw, winch and 4x4 without much thought to the resources or how it might affect other forest users. There were no blueprints or consideration to grade, streains and erosion concems. See the ruts It starts rather simply - a hunter drops an elk too far from his vehicle. Rather than quarter it and pack it out on his back, he weaves through the trees, drops a few in his way and c81Ves a road to the animal. The next guy comes along and sees the ruts. He ventures down the path and finds a patch offire wood, sees more wood down the ridge and caiVes the road even more. More drivers come by, and before long you have an established road system. They feel the need to see every overlook from their vehicle window. They poke a

road to every meadow for a camp and then 4x4 this once-beautiful meadow to death. All these seemingly benign reasons for using the forest have had the end result of producing a mind-boggling maze of roads in our forest -most of which were built for selfish reasons by folks with no expertise on proper road construction. And the real sobering reality is that it still goes on unchecked. What seems rather ironic to me is that many of the people that are screaining about the travel plan and how it might affect their access were the same ones that, not so long ago, were passing and signing petitions to sell our public lands to private (highest bidder) interests. I wonder how much access we'd have once these private landowners started putting up the "no-trespassing" signs. I really question their wit. As a youth, I was always the happiest while hiking and hunting areas away from the roads - enjoying the peace and solitude that enriched my soul. In the end, there's real good m·guments for building a road to every huckleberry patch, firewood snag or elk wallow. But, when that happens it will be a sad day forme. The author; James D. Ward, is a top knotch wildlife photographer and La Grande resident.

Your views Road closure just first step To the Editor: Road closure is at issue again. Centering currently on the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest. What is generally not reported is "Precedent Setter." That when road closure comes about in the Wallowa-Whitman, the door is opened to road closure in all public lands. Under

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"There is a real tendency to hire consultants who advise politicians to be cautious, cautious. It is dangerous. I never believed in doing that and I never have."

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Sunday at Cook Memorial Library. Roberts, who now lives in Portland, was elected Oregon's first woman governor in 1990, serving one tern1 from 1991 to 1995. She earlier was secretaiy of state from 1985 to 1991 and a member ofthe state House of Representatives from 1981 to 1985. Roberts speaks today almost like she cannot believe the comse her life has taken. "Sometimes it even seems like a fairytale," Roberts said. She had long felt a need to tell her story in a memoir. Roberts found penning her book far more difficult than fielding tough questions on the campaign trail. "I thought it (writing an autobiography) would be a cinch. After all, I was there for every day of my life," Roberts said in one of many comments that sparked laughter from her audience. She found the process of putting her life story in book fmm stirring and transformative. Roberts explained that it forced her to reflect on her unlikely life story. "I was traveling an emotional road, unpacking the boxes of my life. I had become pmt storyteller and pmt self therapist... unleashing emotional luggage from passages of my life," Roberts said. The book, which tells how Roberts, the mother of a autistic child, began her life in public service as an advocate for the rights of children with

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Former Gov. Barbara Roberts signs a copy of her new book "Up the Capitol Steps" Sunday at Cook Memorial Library.

disabilities, took about six years to write. The process took longer than anticipated in part because of the extensive fact checking she did. "The project seemed

endless." "I slashed pearls ofwisdom," she said. The former governor's memoir was published by Oregon State University

Press. Roberts said it was fitting that it was released 100 years after women in Oregon were first given the right to vote. Roberts read passages of

her book Sunday and then fielded questions. She was asked why so many politicians answer questions in evasive fashion. Roberts puts the blame at the feet of the consultants they hire. "There is a real tendency to hire consultants who advise politician to be cautious, cautious. It is dangerous. I never believed in doing that, and I never have," Roberts said. The Democrat said she has strived to speak her mind throughout her political career. She cited the first 1990 gubernatorial debate as an exmnple. The Republican nominee was Dave Frohnmayer, and there were two other candidates. The toughest que.stion of the night came from a radio newsman. He asked each candidate to nmne which candidate on stage they would vote for if they could cast a ballot for themselves. The three other candidates all were evasive, saying they would only vote for themselves. Roberts, who answered the question last, took it head on, saying Virithout hesitation that she would vote for Frohnmayer. "Why in the world would I say I would have voted for my (top) opponent? Because I

would have," Roberts said on Sunday. She said several newspapers declared her the winner of the debate in large part because of her straightforwm-d answer to the question. Roberts was elected governor the same year Measure 5, the property tax limitation measme, was approved by voters. Measure 5 resulted in funding for schools and public services in Oregon being slashed. Measure 5 frustrated Roberts greatly but it did not prevent her fium a nmnber of notewmthy achievements. The former governor said she was proudest of the work she did to provide more a:ffurdable housing for Oregonians. She made this an issue at a time when it was not. "If you do not have a place to live, your chances of success are pretty minuscule," Roberts said. She also spoke with pride about how she got outside firms to come to and invest in Oregon. 'We brought more money into Oregon than during any four-year period." Roberts emerged from her tenure as governor untainted by scandal or controversy and with her reputation for integrity, one she chmishes. ''Nobody ever questioned my ethics or honesty during my four years as governor."

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La Grande and Elgin since it bought all of Boise Cascade's land in 2005, roughly 2.2 million acres, for $1.65 billion. Besides the Boise Cascade holdings, Forest Capital purchased North Idaho timberlands from Crown Pacific; 251,000 acres for $189,000 in 2002, and 35,000 acres from Louisiana-Pacific in 2003. Just seven weeks after Forest Capital purchased the Boise Cascades land in 2005, 180,000 acres were

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high value timber parcels for amenity properties. Co-president Matt Donegan fonnerlyworked for John Hancock Timber ResoUI'ce Group in Boston where, as Porttblio Officer, he evaluated prospective acquisitions in the US, Canada, and New Zealand, and oversaw the analysis of$1.4 billion in timber assets across 17 southern, western, and eastern states. His Forest Capital partner, Scott Jones, helped set up Hancock's first timber fund for institutional investors. Jones said a small number ofsenior staffwill remain with Forest Capital Partners

to manage oil and gas assets retained on approximately 250,000 acres in Louisiana and to develop other opportunities. As part of the transaction, the vast majority of Forest Capital's employees associated Vi>ith the timberlands will be merged into operations of the respective new managers, the Hancock Timber Resource Group or the Molpus Woodlands Group. The Hancock Timber Resomce Group, founded in 1985, is a division of Hancock Natural Resomce Group, Inc., an operating company ofManulife Asset Management. It manages

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Edna Stowe-Flanery is celebrating her 95th birthday on July 23. Edna was born in Kuna, Idaho, to Fredrich and Clara Erickson. Her father died during the Spanish flu epidemic when she was just a toddler. The family then moved to Foothill Road in Elgin. She attended the one-room school house on Gordon Creek. StoweFianery Edna married Ed Stowe and they owned and operated two ranches, one in the Scott district and the other on the Grande Ronde River. She was an excellent horsewoman and a founding member of the Elgin Stampeders. She was very instrumental in setting up the hot lunch program in Elgin. She is the last charter member of the Elgin VFW Auxiliary and belonged to the Pythian Sisters for many years. She later married Bob Flanery in La Grande. She worked for many years at Ann Johnson's ladies wear. She also worked for Terry Trailers, Montgomery Ward and the Sacajawea Hotel. She and Bob were very active in the American Legion.

Zaiddan Robert Alexander Stellings was born to Angela Stellings and Swinks J. Kinyons in La Grande on July 5. He was born at 8:29a.m. and weighed 6 pounds 14 ounces.

Abeii-Bruce celebrates 80th

Sanders Braden Allen Scott Sanders was born to Luci Scott and Cody Sanders of Elgin on July 6. He was born at 5:52 a.m. and

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Lillian R. Sweek, 87, of Pendleton, died Saturday at a local care facility. A full obituary will be published at a later time. Loveland Funeral Chapel & Crematory will be handling the arrangements. La Grande 1942-2012

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Russel Hunt, a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, from Summerville was presented vvith the Ann Schumacher Memorial Award at the annual conference for the National Association for Rural Mental Health (NARMH) held this year in Anchorage, AK from May 1618. The Schumacher Award was created in memory of Ann Schumacher, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker from Leoti, KS. Schumacher was the president-elect of NARMH in 2010 and was murdered by her ex-husband in the presence oftwo oftheir children three months prior to taking charge of that national organization. She was an extraordinary practitioner in a very rural community. Like Schumacher, Hunt has practiced his entire career in rural communities. He was selected for the award by a committee that recognized his commitment to provide services to nrral populations where historically few services have been offered. He has lived all of his life in rural Oregon and Washington and has been involved in public service since becoming an Eagle Scout in 1966. Presentl)~ he divides his time between a private practice with offices in La Grande and Baker City and half-time with the La Grande VA Clinic. Having retired from the military after over 23 years of service, Hunt is active in his local church and can occasionally be found playing music in the community. Hunt says "This award is especially significant because it recognizes individual

providers who live and work in the trenches. Ann was a spectacular provider who combined the qualities of professional excellence, importance of family and an understanding of spiritual needs. She was not afraid to do what needed to be done, even in the face of adversity. She was my friend and colleague and I am humbled to be compared to her." The award reads: Excellence is the result of caring more than others think is wise; risking more than others think is safe; dreaming more than others think is practical and expecting more than others think is possible. The NARMH Board of Directors and the NARMH membership feel that Ann Schumacher and Russel Hunt exemplifY the above statement. Linda Werlein, President ofNARMH, says "Russel Hunt demonstrates all the characteristics that are required to receive this awaid. He not only has developed an outstanding practice for individuals with mental illness and veterans, but he has been a tireless advocate for those individuals. He is a past member ofthe NARMH board and he and his wife, Anita, continue to be huge supporters ofNARMH's effort." The National Association for Rural Mental Health (NARMH) is a professional organization that serves the field of rural mental health. NARMH's membership includes the entire spectrum of the rural mental health community: consumers, family members, practitioners, administrators, educators, researchers, and policy makers.

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Leal Lauren Joelle Leal was born to Manuel and Nichole Leal of La Grande on July 7. She was born at 2:55 p.m. and weighed 7 pounds 1 ounce.

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Aldys Robe~ta Barnett

Connie Abeii-Bruce of Island City celebrated her 80th birthday July 5 at the Union County Senior Center. She is shown here with a poster board photo of her taken in 1950 when she was 17. It was signed by many of her friends at the senior center.

weighed 8 pounds 11 ounces. His grandparents are Reba Kersey of Woodland, Wash., Barry Sanders of Elgin, and Rebecca Roberson of Elgin.

Aldys Roberta Barnett, 69 of La Grande, died July 12 in La Grande. At her request no services are scheduled. Arrangements are entrusted to Daniels-Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center in La Grande. Aldys was born on Aug. 25, 1942 in Napa, Calif., the daughter of Henry Herman and Florence Charlotte (Larimar) Pfefferkuch. In her younger life Aldys lived in Napa, Hawaii and Los Angeles before moving to Tacoma where she worked as a nurses aid in the Army hospital. One of her patients at the hospital happened to be J ames Leonard Barnett. On June 15, 1961 Aldys and Jim were married in Tacoma and then made their home in La Grande. Aldys was active with

the La Grande Mavericks at one time but her main activity and interest was her dogs. She and her husband, Jim, bred and raised giant, standard and mini Schnauzers. The two of them showed all breeds but their Schnauzers were their dogs of choice. Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Jim of La Grande; daughters, Dyanna Palmer of Frankfort, Ind., Tena Mae Milner ofYuma, Ariz.; five grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; a brother, William Pfefferkuch of Salem; sister, Rita Mae of California and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant son, James Jr. Online condolences and a guestbook are available at www.danielsknopp.com

Reta Mae Younce La Grande

Reta Mae Younce, 91, La Grande, died at her residence Monday, July 16, 2012. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Loveland Funeral Chapel and Crematory will be in charge of her care and arrangements.

nedy, 84, of Wallowa and formerly of Elgin, died July 10, 2012 at the Wallowa Memorial Hospital. A funeral will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Christian Life Center in Elgin. Committal and interment will follow at the Elgin Cemetery. A full obituaiy will be published later by Daniels-Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center.

Helen Landers La Grande

Helen Lander s, 81, of La Grande, died Sunday at a local care facility. Arrangements will be announced later by Daniels-Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center.

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Larry N. Ash, 58, Union, died at the Grande Ronde Hospital Sunday, July 15, 2012. A full obituary will be published at a later time. Loveland Funeral Chapel & Crematory will be in charge of his care and arrangements. The Ob ..erver pu.bli.shes free obitunries as a community service. Obituaries are edited to fit news gnidelines. Photos are

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Friends of Wallowa Library holding book sale July 20-21 The Friends of the Wallowa Library \vill hold a book sale on July 20 and 21 in conjunction with Wallowa's City Wide Yard Sale. The sale runs 9 to 4 both days. There will be a number of classic and collectible books in this sale.

Union County Chamber meets Thursday morning The Union County Chamber of Commerce will meet at 7 a.m. on Thursday, July 19, in the Community Room at the Cook Memorial Library. Guest speaker is Randy Jones, regional solutions center liaison for Eastern Oregon University, who will talk about EOU's internship and practicum program and how businesses can use this resource. The chamber board will also be seeking input about the time and frequency of the general meetings, and whether a different schedule will better accommodate business needs. Those interested in the chambe1;s mission to support and promote the business and economic growth of Union County are welcome to attend.

Union County Republicans holding meeting The Union County Republicans will be holding a meeting Thursday July 19 at noon at the Flying J Restaurant. A no host lunch is available. On the agenda will

be a special guest speaker, Knute Buhler, Republican candidate for secretary of state, planning for the Union County Fair and information on their office and scheduling of volunteers. If you have any questions, contact Chairman Greg Barreto at 541-5684647 or 541-910-5246.

Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall schedule The Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall Memorial vvill be at the La Grande Gun Club from July 19 to July 23. It is located near 1-84 exit 265 in La Grande. On July 19 at 2 p.m., there \v:ill be an opening ceremony, followed by a salute to the Army at 6:30p.m. On July 20 at 6:30 p.m., there will be a salute to the Marine Corps. On July 21 at 6:30 p.m. there v.ill be a salute to the Navy. On July 22, there will be a salute to the Air Force at 6:30 p.m. and on July 23 at 2 p.m., there will be a salute to the Coast Guard. The memorial will be open 24 hours starting July 19 and 'v:ill close on July 23 at 3 p.m., when it will be dismantled and sent to another city.

Group bicycle ride Wednesday There will be a group bicycle ride Wednesday, July 18, 5:30p.m. in front of Mountain Works Bicycles at 1307 Adams Ave. in La Grande.

PubTalk on July 25 at Mt. Emily Ale House Get ready to participate

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in the July 25 PubTalk, at 6 p.m. at Mt. Emily Ale House in La Grande. Everyone who attends ¥till have a total of five minutes to present a business idea -a new product or service, a new market area, something new that you've considered doing and want feedback on before proceeding. When your turn comes, present your business idea and then get some quick feedback from the audience. Audience members will have cards in three colors: green cards to say it's a good idea, red to indicate it's not such a good idea, and yellow to let you know they're not so sure about the idea and might have questions. There \Vill be breaks at several points through the evening so that participants can mingle to hear and offer further comments on one another's business ideas. Please RSVP at 541-4263598 or jeffinoss@neoedd.org

Class of 1957 meets Tuesday The La Grande High School Class of 1957 will be meeting for its monthly luncheon at Cinco de Mayo on Tuesday at 1 p.m.

Mount Emily Old Timers picnic set The Mount Emily Old Timers will be holding their annual camp picnic on Sunday at noon in Beeman Park in Island City. The picnic will be a potluck and meat will be provided.

Send us your Community item Deadline: Noon Thursday Forms: The Observer front desk has wedding, engagement, anniversary and birth forms. Wedding: Item must run within six months of the ceremony. Anniversary: 25th, 30th, 35th, 40th, 50th or more. Birthday: Know of a Union or Wallowa county resident turning 75 or older? Let us know the date, time and place of the celebration and send a recent, goodquality photo. WhereAreThey Now? Know someone who has moved away and what he or she is doing? Word limit: 200. Include a good-quality photo. Community scrapbook: The Observer can't get to every event in Union and Wallowa counties. But we can make space available for those groups that take photos oftheir events and gatherings. Reach us: • Mail: 1406 Fifth St., La Grande, OR 97850 • Email: news @ lagrandeobserver.com • Fax: 541-963-7804 Questions? Call 541-963-3161.

Imbler School Board meets Tuesday The Imbler School Board will meet Tuesday. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in room 1 of the high school. A maintenance report will be given at the meeting.

Union School Board meets Wednesday The Union School Board will meet Wednesday. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the high school athletic complex. A hearing for a supplemental budget will be conducted at the start of the meeting.

Landmarks commission to meet The La Grande Landmarks Commission will be meeting at La Grande City Hall in the council chambers at 5:30p.m. Thursday

Josephy program at La Grande Library A special program, "Alvin Josephy and the Indians", will be presented by Fishtrap founding director Rich Wandschneider at Cook Memorial Library in La Grande on Mon., July 23 at 6:30 p.m. The program will portray historian Alvin Josephy's rich legacy ofdecades of serving as a historian and advocate for Indians, particularly the Nez Perce of northeast Oregon. Josephy met the Nez Perce in the early 1950s while on assignment for Time magazine. It was a l:ifu changing event that led to a series of articles and books on Indian history and cultural practices, and then to an accompanying career as a major voice for the Iights of American Indians. The program is open to the public and all ages are invited. Sponsored by Cook Memorial Library; 2006 Fourth Ave. in La Grande, and the nonprofit Libraries of Eastern Oregon (LEO), the program is one in a series of upcoming literary offerings. For further information, please contact Library Director Terri Washburn at 541-962-1339.

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Cove Cherrv Fair set tor Auu. 18, seeks citv support By Mike Shearer Observer Correspondent

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Montana Skies will perform live music in Joseph Wednesday evening.

Band's name is metaphor for musical freedom Montana Skies is coming to Calderas in Joseph Wednesday as part of the restaurant's summer music progran1. The band's name is a metaphor for musical

freedom and they continue to follow their creative instincts far beyond traditional boundaries. In concert, these award winning musicians delve into music from Pink Floyd

and Rush to Vivaldi, and House of the Rising Sun, as well as their own originals that have been featured everywhere from National Public Radio to the Travel Channel.

Caldera's is on the Imnaha Highway in Joseph. The show starts at 6:30 p.m. Entrance to the concert is $5 per person. Call Caldera's at 541-432-0585 for more infonnation.

Artists win merit; show runs through Aug. 3 ArtsEast opened its 2012 Artists of Eastern Oregon Show with a fun and festive reception on June 29 at the Nightingale Gallery in Loso Hall on the Eastern Oregon University campus. Sarah Witte, Acting Dean of the CoHege of Arts and Sciences, presented "Honored Artist'' awards to Peter Johnson (La Grande), Amy Rogers (Athena), Lori Sams

(Pendleton), and Cindy Sitz (Drewsey). These four mtists were selected by the juror. Their work will be featured on ArisEast's marketing and promotional materials and exhibited in their office galle~y in2013 .

Other mtists selected for the show include: Lori Baxter, Kathy Benson, Antonia Carriere, Thomas Clevenge1~ Mona Dingm~ Darcy Arme

Dolge, James Dumble, Hirofumi Glover, Michael Gove, Sandra Harris, Auburn Isaak, Mike Koloski, David Memmott, Tom Novak, Cory Peeke, Linda Peterson, Mary Sue Rightmire, Michael Sell, Katherine Treffinge1; and Amanda Winkle. Forty-six artists from throughout Eastern Oregon submitted entries for the show and 38 pieces from

twenty-four of the mtists were selected by juror John Olbrantz, the Maribeth Collins Director of the Hallie Ford Museum of Art the Willamette University in Salem. The show will 1un tln·ough Aug. 3 at the Nightingale Gallery, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For additional information, call541-962-3624 or email dheath@eou.edu.

COVE - Cove city councilors last week agreed to support this year's Cove Cheny Fair slated for Saturday, Aug. 18. The council heard from Kathy Thew, chair of tl1e Cheny Fair parade, and agreed to sign a letter of support for the parade and to assist the Cheny Fair committee with traffic control. Both Thew and John Van Schoonhoven told the council the Cheny Fair comInittee would assume any insurance liability for the parade and fair. The council had previously discussed any effect the city's palticipation might have upon the liability insurance the city carries. The councilors requested the Cheny Fair committee put its request for a financial contribution from the city into writing so they could act upon it at an upcoming meeting. City Recorder Donna Lewis said Heidi Van Schoonhoven, chair for this year's fair, had verbally asked if the city might be able to donate $800 this year. John Van Schoonhoven told tl1e council tl1e Cheny Fair this year will commemorate the 150th settling of Cove in 1862. He said the fair organizers are working "to identify de-

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John Van Schoon hoven told the council the Cherry Fair committee would assume any insurance liability for the parade and fair.

scendants of pre-1900-Cove :fumilies to be recognized" at this year's fair. Von Schoonhoven, a past chairman of the Cove Community Association, said the CCA is working witll the Cove school system to promote teaching the rich community history: He told councilors the fair was selected as the number one community concern at the annual goal meeting of the CCA this year. He said the fair annually ''brings business to Cove and builds a sense of unity in the community." The Cheny Fair kicks offAug. 18 with its pm·ade through town, ending at the Ascension School grounds where there will be booths, food, music, activities, and arts events.

Trip to Mount Vernon, Wash., continues with visit to theater I promised in tile ast article we will ontinue the trip to Mt, Vemon, Wash. Leaving Leavenworth, Wash., we traveled northwest on U.S. 2 along the mesmerizing tumultuous whitewater of the Wenatchee River. It was lightly raining and foggy giving the area a mystical aura. Once we were out of the canyon the highway climbed through densely forested areas opening occasionally to grassy meadows. As we entered into the Stevens Pass m·ea the air chilled and the rain turned into wanna be snmvflakes. This combined with the fog and the many waterfalls spilling offthe mountain over the rocks provided breathtaking beauty. One ofthe main purposes of om trip had been to visit the historic Lincoln Theatre in Mount Vernon on Thursday and we planned our arrival for Wednesday so we could explore the area a bit before our appointment. A friend had suggested since we were so close to the San Juan Islands we should stay on Orcas at one ofher favorite B&B's - Turtleback Fann Inn. It sounded like our kind of place so Dale made reservations for two nights - one before the theater appointment on Wednesday and the next night. As you will soon see there was something quite wrong with this plan. We arrived in Mount Vernon shortly before noon and Dale could hardly contain himself. He had to take a quick peek at the theatre. Well, the quick peek tmned

into an wide GINNY MAMMEN hour open OUT AND ABOUT meadtour. As we were ows talking with with the office manager at grazing horses, cattle, and the theatre we mentioned sheep. Turtleback Farm is a that we needed to have lunch working farm and we were and then catch the 3:35 p.m. assigned one of the seven ferry. She suggested that we guest bedrooms in the 100 should forget lunch and get year old farm house. The into line at the feny dock furnishings were comfortable (which was 18 slow miles and adequate making it feel away in Anacortes) as a two like a visit to elderly grandhour allowance was advisparents. There was neither able since this was almost a phone nor a television. It the weekend. was a place for relaxing with She was right even though a book, walking through the I don't think of a Wednesday fields or hiking one of the being ahnost "tl1e weekend." many wooded trails. Our next surprise came Dinner reservations when we pulled up to the ticket booth and the man Our host had made reserasked for $60.75- $48.30 for vations for us to have dinner Dale and the car and $12.45 in the New Leaf Cafe at the for me. Outlook Inn in Eastsound, a small community along We calculated quickly and realized that malting the water that reminded me of some of the small New trips over and back (four trips total) was not going to England towns we visited be cost effective. That plus some years ago. Since we waiting in the line for the hadn't had lunch we were ferry and the hour tide to stmved. Both of us mdered and from would eat up most the halibut and scallop dinof our time in the area. We ner and were not in the least later learned that the fare disappointed with our choice. was round trip, but still a bit The sauce on the fish was desteep for commuting. licious and I asked the waiter We a11ived at tl1e island what it was. It was raspbeny and drove six miles through beer and butter. If you know some spectacular scen8l}' to the recipe let me know, Turtleback Farm Inn. otherwise I an1 going to have The road was narrow and to do a lot of experimenting. curvy as we passed through And what was for dessert? lush forests displaying huge Mango upside down cake patches oflacy ferns and 'vith coconut ice cream and a

another charming village filled with antique and other tourist oriented shops on the Swinomish Channel. Our first stop was at Bunnies By The Bay's Hutch classroom studio and retail shop. We walked into the front room of the Victorian House and found a low table smrounded by small chairs occupied by stuffed bunnies engaged in various activities involved with clothing construction - sewing, cutting and pressing. If this wasn't enough to cause a smile, continuing through the rooms and expeIiencing tlte creative results of recycling and repurposing

of things such as cardbom·d, old jars, wire, tools and kitchen utensils would. I was so inspired that I came home and made yard art (with Dale's help) from three wine barrel hoops and a small metal table. Ofcourse it was time for lunch before we left LaConnor and we found Seeds, a bistro and bar where you want to try everything on the menu. Following a leisurely meal we drove back to Leavenworth where we spent one more night and then headed home full of ideas. Enjoy! Ginny Mammen is a La Grande resident. Reach thR author at gmammen@eoni.com.

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butterscotch sauce.Yun1!! 111 go without lunch any day for that kind of a dinner. The next day we headed for the feny early in order to make our appointment to visit the theatre in Mount Vernon. This 1926 silent movie theatre never closed but has recently been repurposed into a multiuse venue. It houses one of98 Wurlitzer theatre organs still located in the original installation. It was exciting to see the beautiful interior and to know that one day La Grande's Liberty Theatre will be a show place for locals and visitors alike. Mount Vernon is a fun little town where you immediately feel comfortable and at home. We spent several hours sightseeing and of course eating. I have two recommendations, both in the same location - the Calico Cupboard supplying fuod for the body and Feather Your Nest providing food for your imagination. Breakfast at the Cupboard was fantastic! We drove on to LaConnor

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Crazv oavs gets Wet and Wild' • Downtown La Grande businesses draw classic cars and dedicated shoppers for annual extravaganza

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Eighteen-monthold Quinn Later of Union may not have liked all the rain (above}, but Hailey Whitesell, 4, of La Grande loved it.

ay for a classic car lining the streets and rning downtown into a estrian heaven.

Pedestrians and dozens of classic cars took over the downtown section of La Grande Saturday, in spite ofthe frequent ra in rainstorms that drenched the area and forced businesses to move the "crazy deals" for shoppers inside.

A reader responds: Knocking on strangers' doors with'good news'

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received the following BRIC-A-BRAC email from a reader, responding to my col- ~ MIKE SHEARER umn from two weeks ago, and asked her pennission to run itin my column paid or reimbursed for any space this week - without ofour expenses, and with comment of course - and fuel prices I am sure you can she agreed. imagine the personal cost We spend hours and hours Hello. My name is Carrie doing this work. In fact, last Adams and I read your year Jehovah's Witnesses spent a total ofover one and column from time to time. I generally enjoy your a half billion hours in the contemplative expressions. preaching work worldwide! However, while reading, That's a ton! "About my humble opinions," So, as to what our motivaI read something that was tion is...allow me to explain: rather disconcerting to me The voluntary decision of going up to a complete as a person. I have much to say on this topic, but v.ill try stranger's home, knocking on their dom; and trying to to give you the condensed version. share bible truths with them To quote, "I say writing a is a very difficult thing to do. As we walk up to that door column is arrogant because it assumes the v;Titer knows we are nervous, intimidated something the reader doesn't. and unsure of what is on the As with the proselytizers other side. But we go. We get that knock on your door to treated at times like we are share their religious insights. less than human...yelled at, called names and degraded... Isn't that a little less than hun1ble?'' But we go. My goal in responding to Helping people this comment is to help enPlease believe me, Mike, lighten you on these people. I know as a columnist you we do not go because we are are no doubt keen on gather- convinced the whole world is ing infonnation on all types wrong. We go because there oflifestyles. I would like to are people, suicidal, sad, share the point of view of the depressed and hurt who have no real happiness. They have person doing the knocking, no idea what the purpose with no preachy mumbojunlbo. Just the reality of oflife is, or why they are that perspective and what it suffering. These are the ones is like going door to door. we are looking for. We do know we can help them. And I am one ofJehovah's Witnesses. I am sure you are these people can be from any aware that we are the most background, status or ethnicproficient of the few door ity. There have been countknocking religions out there. less experiences of a person This work is done strictly by getting ready to end it all volunteers and is completely when they hear that knock on the dom: Imagine, Mike, self-funded. We do not get

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the feeling ofhaving saved a person from suicide or a life filled with sadness and unanswered questions! And being aware that ifyou had not made the personal sacrifice of your time, energy, and emotion that that person may no longer be either alive or finally happy. Mike, I do this work because I care. It is absolutely worth the angry people. And absolutely worth looking people in the eye that view us as nothing more that bible-pushing, self righteous individuals. So when you say it is a lack of humility to knock on a stranger's door with your "good news," all I can think is it takes a person with a great deal of self-sacrifice. And self-sacrifice is a direct manifestation of a humble person. We are all nonnal people 'vith jobs, families, children and goals. But what makes us different is our willing spirit to subject ourselves to ridicule, that is, a love for our neighbor that compels us to try to find people who need us. It is so rewarding for us just to have a smiling face on the other side of that door. .. and a good friendly conversation is wonderful too! Who knows, Mike, in this little community, I may be knocking on your door one of these days! You may be pleasantly surprised upon talking to us that we are in general nonconfrontational, open and happy. We don't do this work for ourselves, we do it for you. I hope you have been enlightened and have seen a small amount of the flip side

a sense oflove and meekness. I really appreciate you taking the time to read my "humble opinions," and I would welcome a response

to the coin. And that this may have softened your view of us as a people, recognizing that it is not a puffed up sense of pride that takes us there, but

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Lilliputian Pasta

AND SO IT GROWS

Peanut butter+ chocolate perfect snack

CHRIS COLLINS

Share my berries? That's for the birds While the hot weather has people clambering for a cool spot in the shade, a trip to the river or a rest in an air-conditioned room, the recent near 100-degree temperatures have speeded garden growth. And there's nothing that delights gardeners like seeing the tiny plants that were stunted in early spring begin to grow like weeds in the hot summer sun. (Recent rain showers also have brought welcomed help to garden irrigators.) In my own gm:den, I've watched the sunshine and heat send the bean stalks climbing toward the sky. The zucchini plants have expanded to clearly dominate their spot in the garden.And little yellow blossoms have been transformed into little green tomatoes that I hope will reach their full size and matmity before cold nights return and their progress is stunted. I've also enjoyed watching the strawberry patch that John (my able assistant) and I planted in May bloom and begin to produce benies, although according to the Extension Service we won't get a full crop until next year. We've been watching and waiting to harvest our first berry, which is heading toward the perfect shade of red. We chose Seascape, a day-neutral cultivar, which according to the Extension Service will produce beiTies throughout late spring and summer. Seascape is "of moderate vigor and good durability" and produces the "best fruit quality combined with size for Oregon in day-neutral types," according to an Extension Bulletin rating strawberry cultivars for Oregon written by Chad E. Finn, a berry crops geneticist, and Bernadine C. Strik, Extension berry crops professor at Oregon State University. We just happened to pick the Seascape cultivar because it was the only one on my list of day-neutrals for sale at the Rock Garden Greenhouse on Cedar Street this spring. Through the Master Gardener progrm:n I lem:ned that in addition to the day-neutral varieties of strawberries there are also June-bearing, which produce one crop per year between June and July, and everbearing, which produce one crop in spring and another in the fall, with few benies in between. Professor Strik convinced me to choose a day-neutral over an everbearing variety with her advice that "they are the better choice for fresh fruit throughout the season, as they have a longer fruiting period and better fruit quality. She also advised growing a June-bearing crop as well, but my space is limited so I had to choose. I remember that day in May when we drove away from the greenhouse with our 12 plants in tow and greenhouse owner Mm:k Se1vid's wm:ning about the need to plant enough to share with the birds. Again, our limited backyard space made it impossible to plant more berries. A special spot just for them had been carved out last fall and all other available space was allocated to other crops. Next, my sister wm:ned me about the disappointment offinding berries pecked to pieces by the birds just when they were ready to harvest. So as weve watched the plants grow and produce leaves as big as my hand and gigantic white blossoms that have transformed into large green berries, the thought of the produce going to the birds has become unbearable. I placed little pinwheels around the berry patch in the hope that it would keep the birds away; but still I had my doubts. I know about covering the berries with netting. We've grown small quantities of strawberries in the past and it was easy to toss a net over the hanging basket that held them. See Benies/Page 9B

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By Alison Lad man For the Associated Press

School often starts when kids still have summer on the brain. So these easy-to-make bars have summer in mind, too. We aimed for a simple snack with the flavor of s'mores, but with the texture, ease and portability of puffed 1ice treats. We ended up with a layer of marshmallow-rich crushed graham crackers topped with chocolate. To make things interesting, we turned them into peanut butter s'mores bars. But if your kids aren't peanut butter inclined, just leave it out.

PEANUT BUTTER SMORES BARS

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For summer pasta salads think small, as in small pastas, like this orecchiette with grilled vegetables.

For summer salads, uo small on the pasta By Susan M. Selasky Detroit Free Press

What is orzo? How do you cook Israeli couscous? Can you say orecchiette? There's a dizzying aiTay of dry pastas on store shelves. Some have fancy names for something that's basically macaroni. We're giving big pasta like elbows and corkscrews the summer off and downsizing for potluck salads. Too often dainty pastas like orzo and ditalini wind up in soups, but they're great for salads and just as economical as their big sisters. And they cook more quickly because of

their size, so you can make pasta salad in a snap. Larger pasta shapes tend to overwhelm the other ingredients. Small ones make room for scooping it all up in every bite. Pasta salads are must-haves for feeding a crowd because they go a long way. When making, allow about 1 cup of salad per serving if you're having just one salad and a half cup if you have two or more salads. About 50 percent of your salad should be made up of pasta and the rest should be vegetables or other ingredients. See Pasta/ Page 2B

Start to finish: 20 minutes (plus cooling) Servings: 12 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 10-ounce package marshmallows 1/4 cup smooth natural peanut butter 3 cups graham cereal, lightly crushed 1 sleeve of graham crackers (9 sheets), lightly crushed 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate bits 1/2 cup lightly salted peanuts Coat a 9-by-9-inch baking pan with cooking spray. In a large saucepan over mediumlow, heat the butter, marshmallows and peanut butter. Stir until completely melted and smooth. Remove the pan from the heat and add the graham cereal and graham crackers. Stir to coat. Using buttered fingers, press the mixture into the prepared pan. Set aside. In a microwave-safe dish, melt the chocolate bits by heating in 30-second intervals, stirring in between. Spread the melted chocolate over the bars and sprinkle with the peanuts. Allow to cool and then cut into bars. Nutrition information per serving (values are rounded to the nearest whole number): 320 calories; 130 calories from fat (41 percent of total calories); 15 g fat (6 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 10 mg cholesterol; 46 g carbohydrate; 6 g protein; 2 g fiber; 190 mgsodium.

Dining a1 fresco- without the annoyances By Alison Highberger

you'd be sad to lose or break. The point is to be relaxed and familyfriendly," Barker said. If you don't like plastic wine glasses, Barker suggested using sturdier or heavier ones, like hand-blown Mexican glassware, to avoid breakage.

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We wait so long for summer, so why don't we eat dinner outside at home more often when the wm:m weather finally a11ives? I know, I know: The table and chairs need to be cleaned off It's annoying to haul the silverware, plates and glasses outside. It's even more annoying to drag it all back inside. Stuff might break. The ·wind and dust are going to kick up. It's hot; later it1l be too cool. You're tired after a long day. Bugs. It's simply not worth the hassle on a weeknight. But dining al fresco, or ''in the fresh," as it translates from the Italian, can become an easy and wonderful habit that helps you revel in summer while enjo)~ng family and friends at the same time. After dirmer outside, if you allmv yourself a few minutes to just sit, feeling the arrival of dusk, watching the first stars appem:· in the sky; you might find yourself relaxing and feeling contented. Peaceful. Full of summer. Bend event planner Talena Barker, one of the founders of Event Divas (www.event divasnw.com), a business that specializes in nonprofit fundraising and events, helped us come up with a game plan to make

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A tablecloth will add a nice touch to you r outdoor setting, and cloth napkins in napkin rings won't blow away. it easy to turn Tuesday (or any other weeknight) dinner into a doable routine on the deck, in the backyard or even in a local pm:-k. A little planning ahead will help you get in the al fresco groove this summer and stay there. In Central Oregon, al fresco dining only makes sense from mid-June through midSeptembei; if we're lucky, so, fur goodness' sake, go outside and eat.

Tablecloth, cloth napkins, weights A cloth tablecloth jazzes up any outdoor table, and cloth

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napkins won't blow away like paper napkins. "To keep your tablecloth from flying away; you can purchase pre-made tablecloth weights (that attach to each comer), or make your own from clips, wire and decorative items of your choice," said Barker. For a decorative touch, use two napkins, one a solid color, one pattemed, and pull them together through a napkin ring.

Mix up dishes and glasses Use old or new dishes togethe1~ and mix up plastic, pottery and fine china. It doesn't have to match. "Just don't use anything

Light up the night Ifyour table has an umbrella, or it sits under a pergola or deck roo£ consider adding strings of clear, white lights. These will add a festive ambience to al fresco dining. "I like to leave up white 'm~nkle lights' all summer, plus I hang mini-lanterns or wired votives from trees, pergolas or hangers. Those tiki torches also make any area instantly fun, although be mindful around small children," Barker said. Candle options Breezy c~mtral Oregon evenings aren't conducive to candlelit dinners unless the flan1es are protected. ''Use clem:; cylindiical vases of various heights and place candles in a base of sand or smallrock.c; ," Barker said. "The glass protects the candle flame, but doesn't obstruct your view of family across the table." See AI Fresco/Page 2B

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PASTA Continued from Page lB Here are some smaller shapes to tcy: Orzo is rice-shaped and less than ~-inch long when cooked. Besides salads and soups, you can serve it as a side dish or stuff it in hollowed tomatoes. Couscous comes in two sizes. The smaller version is sometimes mistaken for a grain; the larger, also called Israeli couscous, is pearl-sized. The latter has been showing up in more and more recipes, including salads. Israeli couscous adds little starchy bursts to today's Israeli Couscous with Watermelon, Watercress and Feta. In Italian, orecchiette (ohrayk-kee-EHT-tay) means ''little ears," after the pasta's shape. Orecchiette is a good change-up for salad because it's not super small but still not huge. Whatever pasta you choose, putting it in a salad offers an easy way to use the other bits and pieces lurking in your refrigerator. Have half a bell pepper or cucumber? Chop it up and toss it in. You can use just about any raw or cooked vegetable in a pasta salad. Meats, too. Think chunks ofham or salami, prosciutto and even leftover rotisserie chicken. Shredded or cut up cheeses are also good additions. Smaller pastas do better with a vinaigrette-style dressing. That way, they don't get lost in heavy mayonnaise and other creamy dressings. Afruity extra-virgin olive oil works best, but you also can use regular olive oil. And if you can't bear to stray from the corkscrew or penne pastas, you can find mini versions. A few years ago, Barilla pasta introduced its piccolini (meaning "little ones") line of mini pastas. Look for farfelle (bowties), penne, fusilli and gemelli.

ALFRESCO Continued from Page lB Battery-powered candles are ubiquitous now. "Place a battery-powered votive inside a wine glass and put a mini-lampshade over it, if you're going to be outside when it's fairly dark," Barker said .

A place for everything The key to making al fresco dining easy all summer is to get a box, bucket or picnic basket to hold all of the items you11 use outside. Find a permanent place for it in a closet, or a comer of the kitchen or dining room. Your "al fresco kit'' will hold a tablecloth, cloth napkins, utensils or a utensil caddy, dishes, candles, vases, etc., so you're always ready to eat outside with ease. "You can even throw the box in the car and use the tablecloth as a picnic blanket, or over a picnic table in the park, and have an alfresco night at Shevlin Park or Drake Park. Recreate your special ambiance anywhere outdoors," Barker said. Fabrics add visual interest Embrace the wind that kicks up on many Central Oregon evenings, and use lightweight fabrics to create a magical effect. "I love to drape easy, breezy fabric around a pergola overhead, or hang it from a wire to define the dining space outside. Just make sure to have it short enough to not blow on you and your guests during dinner. Depending on where the sun is when you sit down to dinner, the fabric can break up the sunlight, too, so it's not in peoples' eyes," Barker said. Barker also suggested

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RN NEEDED FT 111 ou r new Ba ke r City office. Rewarding ca reer w it h Heart 'n Home Hospi ce. $ 28-$3 2/h r ., s1g n-on bo n us of ge nerous $ 2,50 0 , 160 - Lost & Found PTD . fu ll benefits. vvww.gohosp1ce.com FOUND CAMERA at for more info. & to apEOU after f ireworks . Ca ll w ith description ply. 541-786-8090. LPN needed fo r th e FOUND LONG ha1r top 100 best places blk/wht fema le cat. to work in healthMay have rece ntly had ca re 111 th e nation kittens. Comer of 6th FT w/great benefits and G. 541-975-4168. $17 - $19 per hr. DOE . For more info FOUND SET of keys or to apply got to: outside of Joe Beans, www qohospjce com 1009 Ada m s, LG, come in to identify . ST ALPHONSUS- Baker City is looking for a FOUND THUMBDRIVE, PRN dietary aide and at Elgin Hi gh Sc hool full t1m e cook. Prev iballpark, parking lot. ous food service expe07/09 Ca ll to identify rie nce des ired a nd 541-437-3850. Oregon Food Handlers card requi red . If interLOST BLACK lab Mix, ested, please co ntact nea r M t . Harris. WearTami at 541-523-8113 ing p1nk co llar. Reward or apply online at: offered for retum ing www. sta lphonsus.org/ pe t . f a mily ba kercity 541 -377-1644. MEADOWBROOK LOST RING, sentimental PLACE value, at La Grand e Sen1or Living is c urren t ly Farmer's Ma rket on looking f or a pa rt t1me Satu rday. Turquise & and on -ca ll diet ary B la ck H i lls Go ld aid e. Co mpe titiv e 541 -663- 1235 wage. Must be able to pass b ackg rou nd LOST TOY black Sh ih c h eck an d d ru g "B uddy " on Tz u screen. Apply in perOwsley Ca nyon Road, SOil at 4 000 Ce dar St . w ea 1·ing a blue co llar. O nly ser1ous app li541 -963-8097. cants please.

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BAKER SCHOOL DISTR ICT SJ is current ly accept ing applica ti ons for a Custod1an I. For a complete descript ion of t he position go to www.ba ker.k12 .or.us or contact the employm ent divis1on . Yo u may also call 541 -524-2261 EX ECUTIV E DIRECTOR for the Bake r County YM CA . Respon sible f or day-to-day ope rat ions, lea ding a ded icated staff, bui ldin g strat egic re la tionships 111 the co mmu nity and ma inta ining membership growth. M ust de mon strat e stro ng f1 scal ma nag eme nt . M in re quire me nt s: folll·-yea r col lege degree and 3 y rs exp in senior managemen t. Sa lary $50 , 000 t o $60 ,0 00 DOQ B e ne fi ts Su bmi t application on line · www.ymca .net/careeropportunit ies/ Appl1 cat1on d ea dl111e: July 18,20 12

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MISSING YOUR PET? All ADS f or GA- HUGE HOUSEHOULD & CONTRACTORS Check th e Ba ker City RAGE SALES, MOVSALE Anima l Clinic, ING SALES , YA RD SALES, must be PRE- 204 S 18th, 7am -4pm 541-523-3611 . Fri. & Sat. 1/2 off from PAID at The Baker City 2p m-4pm o n Sat . He rald Office , 1915 Yard/ga rden supplies, First Street, Ba ker City or The Observer OfTV, DVD's & CD's, fu rniture, refrig, kit chen fice, 1406 Fifth Street , cab111ents. uti11ty s1nk. LaGrande . li ke new shower door & 2 stainl ess steel kitchen sinks w/ ga rCHURCH YARD Sale: bage disposals, interior Fri., 7 30 am - 2 pm . & ext er1or doors, inSeventh Day Adventcluding a 1Oft 111tenor ist Church . Corn er door, baby, children, of Pocahontas and adult & plus size c lothCh1co Rd . Tools. furniing, toys, 3 like new ture, kitchen, clothes, fishing float tubes w/ kids stuff and fresh fin s, huge amount of 210- Help Wantedbaked goods contractors extra t ools Baker Co. & supp lies, like new propane shop heat er, SOCIAL WORKER 3 direct vent gas heatneeded for t he top DON'T FORGET t o take ers, co ncrete m ix er, 100 best places to your signs down after res t aurant k it c hen wo rk in healt hcare your garage sale. ho od, & so much 111 t he nat1o n. FT Northeast Oregon morel w / great benef it s Classifieds $20 - $24 per hr, DOE . For more info 143- Yard, Garage or to apply got to: www.qohospice.com Sales-Wallowa Co.

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It' s a little extra t hat get s COVE SCHOOL District is accepting applicaBIG results t ions fo1· School Secretary. Salary $12/hr w ith Have your ad STAND a fu ll benefit package. OUT The posit ion req uires for as little as $1 extra. someo ne who can mu lt i-task eff iciently, has a background w ith softwa re p rogram s, strong w ritten and verBUILDING HEALTHY ba l c om m un i cation Fam ilies is accepting skil ls, and a pleasant applications f or Home profess iona l de Vis itor/Family Adv omea nor. App lica t ions cate f or Baker and Uncan be acce ss ed at ion Cou nt ies . cove.k1 2.or. us/distritSubm it resume at the lnfo and must be subEmployment Departmitted by Ju ly 16. ment. OLD WEST Fede ra l Credit Union is looking for a Fu ll-t 1me Member Se rvi ce Rep resen tative w ho can contri but e to the success of the Credit Un ion by providing excepti onal Member Service. Candidates must be prof essiona l, respons ible and fn en dly . Mu st have t he ab 1lity to problem solve, mult itask and communicate well. Accuracy and attention to detail are essential. Ongoing educationa l and advancement opportulllties exist fo r people w ith th e att1tude and aptitu de for Member Service and who are w illi ng to grow and accept 11ew chall enges w 1t h th e Credit Uni on . You may pick up an applica t io n at our Baker City office or go t o th e web site at : wvwJ .oldwestfcu .o rg for a11 on-li ne applicat io n. You may deliv er your application by fax t o: 54 1-575-1157, by email to: hr@oldwestfcu.org, or by ma1 l or 111 person to: O ld W es t Fede ral Credit Union. Attn: Hum an Resou rces, 650 W Main, John Day, OR 97845. Pos it ion open unt il f illed. EOE

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FULL TIME Bookkeeper Helpful to know Quickbooks, payro ll, report s quarterly, PUC, state comp, year end, reconcile, et c. M offit Brothers, L osti ne , D r. 541 -569-2284 LEGAL SECRETARY Send cove r letter and resume to Wasley Law Office, PC, 105 Fir St reet. Suite 204, La Grande, Oregon 97850. Salary dependent on expenence.

LGQK THE OBSERVER AND BAKER CITY HERALD Newspaper De live ry ro utes, both carri er and motor, w ill be adverti sed in t he Business Opp o rtun i ty section Plea se see classificati on #330 fo1 any availab le ro utes at this t ime MECHANIC, UNION County Public Works, 111 spect s. diagnoses, repa ir and ma intains ve hicles and equ ipment. Tw o yea rs JOUrneyman level experience 111 repa1r an d ma intenance of light and heavy ve hicles and equ ipment deSired . M ust have or obtain w ithin 6 mo nths an Oregon CDL. Add it iona l requiremen ts & job descri pti on ava ilable at worksourceoregon .org. apply at 1106 K Ave nue, La Grande by 4 00 p.m . July 20, 20 12, EEO/AA Employer.

THE BAKER CITY HERALD is looking f or a Circulat ion Driver who 's primary respons ibil it y w ill be to pick up The Ba kel City He 1a ld newspapers from La Grande and delive t hem to The Ba ke l NOTICE OF Teacher City Hera ld office on Vacancy. th e f o llowing days: Troy School District M onday, W ednesda 2012-2013 and Fri day. This posi- One t eache r co un t ry t ion wi ll assist t he Cir schoo l d1stn ct serv1n g culat ion departm en K-8. Excellent, we ll and mail room w ith du maintained fa cility. Inti es as w e ll. Must struction 1s extrem ely have ow n t ransporta well f unded t ion, a va lid Oregon Oregon Elementa ry Cerdrivers lice nse and a t if ication required. Salgood dnvmg record , a ary negot ia ble, dehig h sc hoo l diploma pendi ng on qualif icaor e qu iva le nt Must t ions and experience, be ab le to l1ft newspa medical ins urance and pers (approximate ) t eacherage prov ided. 20 pou nds), stand in Contract start dat e is place fo r up t o two August 31 , 2012. hou rs strappin g and Applicati on may be oblabeling bund les, get tai ned and sent to: in and out of a vehicl mult iple t imes t o f ill Ed ucat ion Serv ice Disnew spap er rack s . trict - Region 18 Please send a resume 107 SW F1rst St reet, t o cgibson@lag ranSuite 105 deo bs erve r. co m o Enterprise, Oregon stop by The Bake 97828 City Hera ld to fill out (541)426-7600 an applicat ion. Troy is located on the WATER CONTROL DIS· Grande Ronde River TRICT in North Powapproximately 50 de r see king d1st1i ct miles f rom Ente rprise manager. Responsible and about th e same for irr igation water distance f rom Lewismanag ement and genton, Ida ho. Roads t o eral adm inistrat ion of and f rom th e area are distr ic t . Sa Ia ry a nd well maintained for be nef it s DOQ/ DO E. all-w eather travel. For application & j ob Troy is somewhat Isode sc ri pti on c a ll : lated . due t o dista nce 541-898-2366 o1· ema il only .T he area is warm your request to : with mild w inters and pvwat er@eoni .com an early spring, w it h Open until f illed excellent hunting and f ishing . It is a t errif ic place to raise children. 220 - He lp Wanted For any addit ional inforUnion Co. mati on, please contact NOTICE TO the ESD, PROSPECTIVE (541)426-7600 AppliEM PLOYEES W HO cat ions w ill be taken RESPOND TO until a suitable appliBLIND BOX AD S ca nt IS found. PL EAS E be s ur e wh en yo u address your STORE ASSOCIAT E resum es th at th e address is complet e w 1t h Duti es : Tint pai nt to the color sp ecif ied, proall 111format ion required, vide expert adv ice on such as t he BLIND BOX pa int prod ucts and apNUMBER. This is t he plication, prepare paint only way we have of orders, st ock shelves, ma king sure yo ur reprocess t ransacti ons. sume gets to t he proper Previous experience or place. knowledge of paint Northeast Oregon wou ld be a11 asset, Classif ied Staff however w e w ill trai n t he right team p layer I Dmp off resume to: La All FOR YOU SALON, in Elg111, is looking for a Gra nde Paint & Glass, massage thera pist & a 60 1 Adams Ave. Only tatto o arti st , c all t hose receiving an inTe resa f or 1nfo, at terview w 1ll be contacted. 541 -437-8350.

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LINE ADS: Monday: noon Friday Wednesday: noon Tuesday Friday: noon Thursday DISPLAY ADS: 2 days prior to Pllblication date

Baker City Herald: 541-523-3673 • www.bakercityherald.com • classifieds@bakercityherald.com • Fax: 541-523-6426 The Observer: 541-963-3161 • www.lagrandeobserver.com • classifieds@lagrandeobserver.com • Fax: 541-963-3674 220 - HeI p Wanted Union Co.

380 - Service Directory

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450- Miscellaneous

720 - Apartment Rentals Baker Co.

630- Feeds

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740- Duplex Rentals Baker Co.

UNION SCHOOL DisANYTHING FOR PET FRIENDLY 3 BDRM, 1 bath . Fenced POE CARPENTRY DO YOU need papers to HAY FOR Sale: 1st Crop 1 BDRM, 1 bath apartAlfalfa & A lfalfa-Grass. All utilities included. sta rt your fire w rth7 Or ment . $500/ mo plus yard. no smoking/pets. trict is hiring a High A BUCK • New Home are yo u mov 1ng & dep. All utilities includ- 2 bdrm, 2 bath; $550/mo School Language Same ovvner for 21 yrs. $150/ton. Small bales. $550/m o . Ava rlab le Construction 541-910-6013 Arts/Eng Iish Tea cher. need papers t o vv rap Ing W rFi and cable TV. 1 bd rm, 1 bath; $400/nno 6/01 . 541-519-2878 No chem1cals. Some • Remodeling Please contact Superlower quality hay avail. thos e special items 7 541 -403-2220 CCB#1 01518. LG plus deposit References • Additrons 745 - Duplex Rentals The Baker City Hera ld (541 )519-0693, Baker. intendent Jon St. Gerchecked . 541-519-0712 • Shops, Garages maine at 541 -562-5278 ATTENTION DIABET· • Tile & Interior Finish at 1915 First St reet Union Co. 1-BDRM, 1 bath. S!W inICS w rth Medicare. sells tied bundles of or visit the Un ion • Decks & Fences Applications TAKING 1 BDRM, $395.00 . W/s/g cluded . $275/mo . Pick Get a FREE talking papers. BL111dles, $1 00 School Distr rct webfor tw o 2-bdrm. 1 ba t h paid. 541-963-41 25 Fast Response up appl icati on at th e meter and diabetic srte: each . HAY: OAT. About 2 tons apartm en ts . Quiet, & Quality Work Cham ea leo n Cafe, testing supplies at NO wvvvv.union .k12 .or. us/ f or $75. 2 yrs o ld. Wade, 541-523-4947 complete ly remodeled. 2 BDRM, w /s paid. $550 1825 Ma in St .. Baker COS T, plus FREE GREAT PRICES 541-51 9-6990 employment for more plus dep Mt . Emily or 541-403-0483 No pet s. Dow ntown c ity. 541-51 9-8444 home delivery Best of We buy all scrap information. Prop e rt y M gt CCB#176389 loc ation . $695/m o . all, this mete r elimimetals, vehicles & 541 -962-1074. Please ca ll between 230 - HeI p Wanted nates pa inful finger 2 BDRM: Rent batteries. Site 660- Livestock 8 a m - 5 p Ill. pricking! Call $460/mo . pl us sec . out of area ACCEPTING APPLICA· clea nups & drop off 541-523-4435 888-739-7199 . (PNDCl dep $350. W/S/G pard TIONS on newer 2 bins of all sizes . WE BUY all classes of EXPANDING ROCK Pick up service bdrm 1 1/2 bath w it h No pets or snno krng. 725- Apartment horses, 541-523-611 9; crush rn g company BOONE'S WEED & Pest Lorac Properties LLC . garage. All appliances, J .A . Bennett liveavailable . seeking career minded Control, LLC . Trees. RETIRED CONTRAC· Rentals Union Co. (541 )523-5756 plus w/d No smoking, Sam Haines Enterstock, Baker City, OR. persons for all posiOrnamental & TOR look in g for or pets. Available J uly. prises CLOSE TO EOU. 2 tio ns. Deman d rng Turf-Herbi c ide, Insect smaller jobs. Still I i15t h $750 1110, $600 541-51 9-8600 bdrm, 3rd floor, most 2-BDRM, 1 bat h. Gas physica l labor w/ long & Fungus. Stru ctura I censed. CCB#4556502 utilities paid, coin-op 541-403-2897 de p Ref r eq. 690 Pasture hours. W1lling to travel heat, S/W included Insect s, including Ter541-403-0925 541-963-53 20. laundry, no smokin g, $450 per month. Pick throughout the Northmites . Bareground Baker City Only 1 0 pet s, $450/ month. SPRING or west. Competrtive sa lup appl icati on at the weed control: noxrous ************* WANTED: $400 dep . LARGE NEWER. 3 bd. 2 summer pasture for 25 ary & benefrts pkg. rnChamea leo n Ca f e. weeds, aquat i c ba, gas, d/w, privat e CASH FOR JUNKERS 541-910-3696. 200 p lu s cows . . . Q,~:· ~J~ .. ·:. cluding M ed ica l/ den1825 Ma in St. , Baker weeds . Agriculture & parking, storage, pati o, Unwanted cars & 541 -889 5853 o r 541 -51 9-8444 c ity ~· ·. tal/vi sion, 401 K/ ret ireR1ght of Way Ca ll no s m ok i ng/p ets , trucks & scrap metals 208-741-0800. CLOSE TO EOU, stu dio & ment plan, pd holrDoug Boone , SCARLETT MARY LMT $825 . 541-963-9430 . too l Ca ll today for 1 bdrrn, all utilit ies pd days/vacation. Applica541 -403-1439 . BK 3 massages/$ 100. 2-BDRM ., 1 bath Remore info, $400-$450. 91 0-081 1 tions available at TRI-PLEX 5 bdrm , 5 Call 541-523-4578 cently updat ed Qui et BAKER CITY link www.deatleycrushing .c CEDAR/Chain bath, no smoking, no location . No Gift Cert ificates fences, new const rucAUTO SALVAGE om Send resumes to pets . All utilities pd. COMFY BASEMENT Baker City, OR smoki ng/ pe t s. Poo l, tion , r emode lin g, Open Saturdays PO Box 759 Lewist on. $800 mo , $700 dep apt, $395/mo. 1 bdrm, spa and lau ndry on site handyman se rvic e . 541-523-7500 ID 83 501 or fa x t o 541-910-3696. fu rni s hed , ut ilitie s $425/mo. SEWING Al TERA· Great r eference s . 3210 H St. (208) 743-6474. EOE pa id , partial kitche n, 541 -523-4824 TIONS & REPAIRS. CCB# 60701 Kip Ca r************* close to dow ntown & VERY NICE, 3 bd. 2 ba. Hems, pockets, zippers, TEMPORARY FARM· Co ns tru c tion , t er carport , paved dr ivecollege. No pets/ smokany rtern . Leave msg: WORKERS - 3/4 conADULT LIVING. Quiet 1 541 -519-6273, BK. way, e lect ric heat, All TYPES scrap iron, ing. 541-963-6796. ce ll: 541-9634379. or tract hrs guaranteed . bd rm, 1 bat h apartrock hearth w/ gas f irecar batte ri es , appli- 710- Rooms for 541 -786-5512 . LG ment Laundry on srte. Too ls/ s uppl1es and, if CERAMIC TILE: place , A C, fr idge, ances, old cars & elecSMALL STUDIO apt Showers, Floors & app li cab le, s ing l e Bea utiful b uildin g. st ove, DW . Carpeted tronics. Free drop-off Rent South side loca ti on, Repairs. worker housing proSPRING CLEANING. No W/S/G included . Close storag e shed, handianytime . 40359 Old FURNISHED ROOM close to Unrveri sty. 1 \lo vided. Travel costs rejob too big or small. 8 (541 )403-0925 to park & dow nto'Nn. capped accessible, no Hwy . 30, (off th e 306 plus private full bath in pets. no smokrng . yrs experien ce & ex2 134 Grove St . ccb# 144354 imbursed at 50 % of pet s. no smokin g, ex it, 2nd drrve way) air cond itioned private $1 95/ mo Baker City Only contra ct ar1d upo n ce lle nt referen ces . $600/mo p lus dep. $750/mo, $500 dep. Moyes p lac e , res1dence. $75//wk or 541-963-4907. 541-519-5120, BK completion of contract 41-5 2 33035 or 5 Available 7-1 5. 541 -519-41 20. $300/mo . Ask for Fred, (earlier if appropriate). 509-366-1993 D & H Roofing & 541 -963-89 18. 541 -215-511 9 740- Duplex Rentals NORTHEAST OREGON Experi ence & ref er- Construction, Inc TREE PROBLEMS? 750 - Houses For reCLASSIFIEDS ence requ ired. To ap- CCB#192854. New roof s Baker Co. We can help CLOSE TO EOU . 1 serves the rr ght to reply, contact the SWA Rent Baker Co. Insect & Disease Control bdrrn, new vinyl, GREAT WEEKLY new BDRM, all utilities 1 & reroofs. Shingles, below or any loca l ject ads that do not Full Service Tree Ca re paint. no smoking. no RATES: Baker City paid. No smok1ng. no TAKING APPLICATIONS: meta l. A ll phases of w 1 th state and comply Wo r k f o r ce constru ction. Pole build· St at e Fert il ring - Evaluations Motel. Wi-Fi, color TV, pets. $675 month, Clean 1-bedroom pet s. $400 mo nth. federal regulations or Agency Tony's Tree Servi ce $ 60 0 microwave , fridg e. depo s it deposit. $ 300 No smoking/pets ings a specialty. that are off e nsiv e, JO# 141 2741 . 10 Equip- Respond w ithin 24 hrs. 600 Elm - 541-523-3708 541 -523-6381 541 -910-3696 . 541-910-3696. 541-523-46 12 fa lse, misleading, dement O p e ra tors , CCB # 63504 541-524-9594 BK ceptive or otherwise Jentzsch-Kearl Farms, unacceptable. Rupert I D $1 0 .19/ hr, TWILIGHT DO YOU NEED 60/wk, 8/ 27/20 12 to Affordable Denture by Stella Wilder SEWER & DRAINS 11/1 7/20 12 Burley, ID T1me to clean out t he Service? 480 - FREE Items SWA 208-678-5518 ROOTS! intent on reaching a certain goal, no matter ion. MONDAY, JULY 16, 2012 Call f or Appt to be Troy St ewa rt. LD CAMPER. GOOD condiYOURBIRTHDAY by Stella Wilder VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) .. A certain what you may have to go through as a result worry free f or anBLUE MOUNTAIN t ion. Fits standard size Born today, you are a highly creative ind!- situation demands that you accept a different It can surely be done. other year I DENTURE CENTER truck. 541 -519-2884 vidual, but you do not always maintain the point of view as valid; this may be the start of PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) -· UneJ.llected 541-519-0409 2194 Court St kind of firm control over that creativity that some fundamental changes. criticism may take you by surprise, and if FREE IRIS bu lbs & All work guaranteed Baker City, Or 97814 chives, later on Day you must in order for it to pay ott in the way LIBRA(Sept. 23-0ct. 22) .. Take carethat you're not in a good place in your own mind, (541 ) 519-4696 or {IN WRITING) Lillies. you dig up Call (541 )523-4752 of substance, gain and reward. Rather, you you don't let negative emotions rule the day; it may stingquite a bit. Dottie 541 -963-5787. too often let your own creativity take control you must urge those around you to do things ARIES (March 2l-April l9) -- Examine Business/ Service EXTREME VALUE Adof you, and when it does, you can be rather in a posrtive. productive way. what has been done over the past severn! days PURPLE IRISES & hens vertr srn g ! 30 Da rl y & c hr cke ns plants. unpredictal1le and even quite difficult tn SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nnv. 21) -· ihu will and you'll know precisely what must he done newspapers 330 - Business Op541-963-2282. VICKIE'S CLEANING work wilh, <s ~ou c<n be Jlighly, merc:urial, surdy allracl many people inlo your orbil, yel today-· Ihough cerlain obslacb ~I ill sland. $525/25-w ord c lass rportunities SERVICE fi ed, 3-days Reach 3 TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -· How you selfish and quite defensive among those who you may not connect 11~th all of them. A few * House Cleaning m illion Pacifi c Northpresent yourself is more important than try to steer you back to a more productive share your deepest convictions. w esterners. For more * Business Clea nrng path SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- usual; image isn't everything, but today it is Vickie Schaber rnfo rmatron ca ll (9 16) TUESDAY, JULY 17 What happens in the dark will tell you a great something you can use to your advantage. 541-519-6086. BK 288 -6019 or emai l: CANCER (June 21-July 22) ·- The deal about yourself and another. It may be GEMINI (May21-June 20) -· You maybe Excellent References! elizabeth@cnpa.com ****** * ***** answers you need are close at hand today, but time to arrange things d!fferently. for the Pacific Northcalled upon to clean up someone else's mess INDEPENDENT w est Daily ConnecCONTRACTOR a peripheml issue may keep you from zeroing CAPRI CORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- today, but you knowthat you are the only one tion . iPNDC) and HAULER in on them as you had planned. Comparisons between you and a rival arc who can sec both sides of the issue. needed for th e LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Conflict is likely welJ founded, yet you cannot quite believe FRANCES ANNE II>DITCRS: F<>r l<lit<:tiill. plo!ast C<.CJhc: Hdlio It Baker C1ty Herald on to erupt between other parties, and you are in that you have that much in common. YAGGIE INTERIOR & M onday, Wednesday CC'PYRICHT20:2UNITID PFATU!l.£ m<DICIITE, N C. EXTERIOR PAINTING, AQCARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) .. You are DIITRIBUTEDIIY UNfiERSAL FOR UFS a position to ease tensions in a creative fash· and Friday afternoons City,M:J S4!0$; Commerc ial & Please fill o ut an Residential. Neat & Free to good horne ads informat1011 sheet at t he efficient . CCB#137675 . are FREE! Baker City Herald. MONDAY, JU LY 16, 201 2 541-524-0369 3 lines f or 3 days 430 - For Sale or 19 15 First St. Baker City HANDYMAN. No job too Trade 7 :30a .m. - 5:00p.m. big or small. Reason- 2 YOUTH Genesis ComMonday through Friday alba rates. Call Roger po und B ow s, both YOUNG TABBY kitten . 541 -5 19-1030 541 -5 2 3- 7 4 7 8 or equipped w / wh isker INVESTIGATE BEFORE 541 -523-7525 biscuit. quiver & pin YOU INVESTI A lw ay s 42 Nest on a crag ACROSS sights. One needs t o a good policy, espeK.C. Home Repair 44 SAC letters be rest rung . $250 .00 550- Pets cially f or business opNo Job too small fo r both . Call 562-11 88 45 Gets a load of SF transit Answer to Previous Puzzle portun it ie s & fra nFences, decks 9am - 1 2 :30am o r AKC YELLOW Lab s. & total remodel chises Call OR Dept 48 Leave system 5:30pm-8pm LG. In terior!Exterior of Ju sti ce at (503) 5-M , 3-F. Availab le 5 Ski lift (hyph.) unmentioned 378-43 20 or t he FedPainting now . Parents on site. 9 Potato bud 5 0 Bulletin board 500 GALLON propane 541-519-8875 eral Trade Commission 541 -519-6515 fastener 12 Nick and tank. Good co11d1tion at (877) FTC-HELP f or CC B#1 71312 Call 54 1-5 19-5792 . MUSTSELL A KC Yellow 53 Wheat product Nora's dog Baker Crty free rnf o rmatr on. Or Baker Lab puppy. 10 w eeks 13 Antiquity 57 Easel display vi sit our W eb site at old. 541-568-4644 www.ftc.gov/bizop. JACKET & Coverall Re58 Similar 14 Swindle pa rr. Zippers replaced, RUGER .338 w ith Sight60 Equal to 15 Frat letter 340- Adult Care ron scop e . Older patc hin g and oth er the task 17 Slim Baker Co. 11' 30-30 Winchester heavy duty repa irs . 61 Big extinct bird 19 Imported car aluminu m rowboat . Reasonable rates. fast LICENSED OREGON 62 Heavy metal 21 Jazzy Call 541-910-9543. serv1ce . 541-523-4087 State Adu lt Fost er YOU TOO can use 63 Milquetoast or 541 -805-9576 BK Fitzgerald Home. Desrres one fethi s attenti on get440 - Household 22 Carpe - ! ma le reside nt Lov ely ter. Ask a classif ied Items co untry home special- JIM'S COMPUTERS DOWN rep hovv y ou can 25 Chilling izing in t otal care resi- On s1te service & repair BEAUTIFUL CUSTOM get you r ad to stand 28 Barbarian W ireless & w ired dence. Compete nt & out like this ! built, oak kitchen cabi1 Belfry dweller defeated netw orks qua I ity ca re serv ed net s, eno ugh f or a Virus & Spam Remova l 2 Cigar residue in 451 w rth krn dness. Call larg e kitchen . No counJrm T. 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BRAND NEW, nev er bee n used. ov erh ead pool table light. Can be used f or oth er p urpo ses $300 ob o . 54 1-910-6315.

ESTATE SALE w as her LET ME check or v rsrt LAWN SERVICE, f lovver $1 50. Dryer $100 . bed s, t ree trimm rng, your elderly . Ca ll DotW or k s gr ea t. ro toti lling. Baker City, tie 541 -963-5787 . 541-910-3696 541 -523-1677 WALTER ELDERL Y CARE has one priva te MOW JOES Garden & SEWING MACHINE, Viking H usqvarn a 190 in other t illing, f ield nnow room avarl able now , $ 1 50 . c abin e t . ing, gravel/dirt spreadf o r f e ma le . Nrc e, 54 1-963-5617. ing, shrub digout and fri endly, hom elike atmore . Joe Sand oz, La mosphere, wit h quality Grande 541-963-7595 445 - Lawns & Garcare. 541 -963-7998. d ens N EED IRONING ? Call 360- Schools & YARD A M ESS? Grammi e B' s Ironi ng Ins truction We can Help With Ea s e . Lawns - W eed spray ACCREDITED, PRIVATE 541 -3 10-0110. Chri s ti an Sc ho ol , Fert rl rze - Renovat rons grades 1-8 . Now ac- OREGON STATE law reSprin kler Syst ems qur res a ny one w ho Tony's Tree Service cept in g app lica t io ns contracts for construc- 600 Elm - 541-523-3708 f or 20 12-20 13 school ti on wo rk t o be liyear. A ll denominaCCB# 63 504 ce nsed w ith the Conti ons accepted . Call st ru cti on Contracto rs 523-41 65 or 519-17 15 Boa rd . A n active li- 450 - Miscellaneous PIANO LESSONS cense mea ns th e conAges4&Up tractor is bonded & in- CEM ETERY PLOTS Joyful Sounds S tudio sured. Verify th e conw ill t ake an in Where s tudents develop a tract or' s CC B license crease as of July 1, love of music & throug h t he CCB Con20 12. I hav e two enjoy learning to pla y W e b s it e s um e r side-by-side lot s f or piano! W'NW.h irealicensedsale that also in Call Joy ce t oday/recontractor.com . cl ud e pe rp etua l ceive 2 free lessons. care at a goo d 541 -91 0-3992 W E DO lot weed pri ce 541-523-7523 joyful so unds88.com mow ing . 541-523-3708

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PUBLISHED BY THE LA GRANDE OBSERVER & THE BAKER CITY HERALD· SERVING WALLOWA, UNION & BAKER COUNTIES

DEADLINES: LINE ADS: Monday: noon Friday Wednesday: noon Tuesday Friday: noon Thursday DISPLAY ADS: 2 days prior to Pllblication date

Baker City Herald: 541-523-3673 • www.bakercityherald.com • classifieds@bakercityherald.com • Fax: 541-523-6426 The Observer: 541-963-3161 • www.lagrandeobserver.com • classifieds@lagrandeobserver.com • Fax: 541-963-3674 750 - Houses For Rent Baker Co.

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3 BDRM, 1 bath. Fenced OFFICE SPACE, approx 1300sq ft. reception ya rd. Range, fridge & CASH FOR YOUR and waiting room. 3 W/D hookups. Carport & storage . $690/ mo offices, restroorns, all TRUST DEED! w ith a $650 security utilities paid . $1300 I'll pay cash for your dep. 541-519-6654 month, $1200 deposit. trust deed, real estate 541 -91 0-3696. 3 BDRM, 2 bath 2515 contract or mortgage. Main. St. $700/mo. ~NO FEES~ Refundable depos1t. RETAIL/OFFICE SPACE: Nice horn e. Ca ll An ~ FREE QUOTES ~ 2013 F1rst St, BK. Apgela at (541)523-9956 Fast Friendly and Fair prox. 1200 sq . ft. References checked . Call today! $450/mo. 1 yr. m in. lea se. Avail. 7/1/12. FOR LEASE/RENT: Avail Cal1541-519-20 16. immediately. 3-bdrrn, Mortgage Broker/Owner 2 bath. Like new in Bonded new subd ivision. Two or Joe Rudi car garage & fenced OFFICE SUITE for lease, 1-800-898-6485 700 sq. ft , all utilities back yard. No smoking provided, 1502 N Pine. Sm . pet conside red e::...41-523-6485 Good location, lots of $1400/rno. plus dep parking. Available July 541-519-3704 1st. 541 -963-3450 HOME SWEET HOME Capital Benefits, Cute clean 2 & 3 bd rm. W.DE'ii LLC 2640 7th St./3-bdrm. 780 - Storage Units 1550 6th St./3-bdrm. 2631 1st./ 3-bdrm. 1425 Court St./2-bdrm. 820 - Houses For 1 sm . pet considered. Sale Baker Co. No sm oking. **JUST REDUCED"* Call Ed Moses FSBO. 3000+ sq ft 3 541-519- 1814 bdrm, 2 bath. High-end NEWLY REMODELED comp lete re mode l. + Security Fenced 2-bdrrn, 1 bath horne . $175,000 . rm ls.co111 A ll appliances and + Coded Entry ML#1 2590961 yardvvork Inc lu d ed . + Lighted for your protection Call 541 -519-2625 W/S pa1d. No pets, no sm okin g $800/mo . + 4 different size units **REDUCED** FSBO: 541 -406-4206 + Lots of RV storage REMODELED 3-bdrm , 2-bath , 1400+ sq. ft . OREGON TRAIL PLAZA 41298 Chico Rd, Baker City $77,500 . 2405 Baker Tra iler/RV spaces off Pocahontas fo1· rent . St . See pictures o n 541-523 - 9050 craigslist.org $185 per mo11th. Call 541-519-2625 Incl udes W/S/G N1ce quiet downtown location 2 STORAGE unit s, 3 BDRM, 2 bath ranch in 12x24, $40/mo, 1808 541-523-2777 qu 1et neighborhood , 3rd St, La Grande, near the High School. SINGLE WIDE, In Coun1541)398-1602 Firep lac e, f en ce d, try: 1 horse, steer or patio, 2 ca r garage. pe t ok out s id e $159,000. Agents w elWater/sevver Included. A2ZSTORAGE come. 541 -519-5132 $450/mo. *New 54 1-52 3-1077 eve*Secure nings or 541-52,3-4464, * 1Ox 15 4-BDRM, 1 bath. 1600 days. 541-523-5500 sq . ft New electrica l, 3365 17th St. Baker ca rpet ing, pa int & SUNFIRE REAL Estate blinds. Owner f1nance. LLC. has Houses, Du1306 4th St. Baker . plexes & Apartments American West $85,000 w ith $10,000 for rent. Ca ll Cheryl Storage dow n. 541-379-2645 Guzman f or li st in gs, 7 days/24 hour access 541-523-7727. 541 -523-4564 COMPETITIVE RATES 4-BDRM., 2-BATH: On 2 Behind Armory on East ac res. 1 m i. o ut. $249,00 0. Go t o and H Stree ts. HELP A TTRACT 2acres1mileout.blogspot. co rn f or details. AlTENTI'ON 10 Call 541-403 -0398 fo r YOU R AIDi a sho'Ning. Baker.

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1 BDRM, remodeled, in Island City . $500/rno, $500 c lea 1 1ng dep. Re f. re q . No pets/smoking Call Pat, 541 -910-1442.

NEED CASH BUYERS Great ly di sco unted prop erti es in Baker County . www.upwestpropertydea ls.corn 54 1-403-0773 REAL NEAT! 2-bd rm , 1-bat h, detached garage. Nice area, close to shopp ing $79,000 cash. 541-51 9-5978 or 541-403-0773, Baker. 825- Houses for Sale Union Co.

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IMBLER HOME For Sale 1998 SEBRING SLT, NO RTHWESTER LY of said defa ult th e ICA, NA, SUCC ES1496 sq . ft. One 1 acre 117.62 FEET A LONG $1500 . Ca ll Benefic 1ary has deSOR BY ME RGER TO 541-963-7481. clared all sums owing lot. 3 bdrm, 2 bath, A CURVE TO THE BAC HOM E LOANS on the obligat ion that SERVICING, LP by Asnew kitchen, custom LEFT WITH A RADIUS s ig nmen t reco rd ed cabinets, 2006 TAURUS SE. Ext he Trust Deed sehi ckory OF 81.8 FEET TO A condi ti on. c ellent vau lted ceilings, 2 car ON THE PO I NT cures are im m ed iately 10/ 11/201 1 I ll $7500 . 541-523-9409 garag e, att ached due and payable, sa id Book/ReeiNolume No. SOUTHWESTER LY at Page No . as Resums being t he follow30x40 insulated shop '96 HONDA C1v1c Coup. RIGHT OF WAY LI NE & RV storage, horse co rder's f ee/fi le/1nst1 uing to w it $79.01 1.88 OF ORC HARD 36 rn pg $3300/0BO. barn, underground ST RE ET; THEN CE w 1t h mterest t hereon me nt/m icrofi 1m/recep541-523-3650, Dayle at t he rate of 5.00 persprinklers. tiOn No. 11410074B, SOUTHEASTER LY BC cent pe 1· annum begin541 -786-4792 . coveri ng t he following 7 1 .6 FEET A L ONG COLLECTORS PROdescribed real property TH E SOU THW ESTning 04/01 /2011 until NEAR GREENWOOD JECT , 2 1963 Corvairs paid , plus all accrued ERLY RIGHT OF WAY situated in sa id county schoo l, rece ntly replus extra parts. $750 late charges t he reo n and stat e, to w it LELINE OF OP.CHARD rnodl e d four bdrm Call 541-963-7481. together w ith t itl e exGAL DESCRIPTION : ST REET T O THE ho rne, with bonus pense, costs, trustee's ALL THAT PO RTI ON PO INT OF BEGINro o m Small rental NISSAN 280 ZX , 1983 fees an d attorney fees NING. PROPERTY ADOF LOTS 8 AND 9. ATRestoration proJect , horne and la rge shop incurred here1n by reaKINSON A ND HEN DRES S 993 ROSE $3000 obo . on property. $205, son of said def ault ; NINGER'S ADD ITION, STREET BA KE P. CITY, 541 -786-3778, sarn 000 . 541 -786-0426; ACCORD ING TO THE and any further s ums O R 9781 4 Bot h the sonthi eme123@gmail . 541-428-2112 . Ben efi ciary and th e advanced by t he BeneO FFI C I AL PL AT com . f iciary for th e protecTrust ee have e lected THEREOF, IN BAKER NEWLY REMODELED, t ion of t he above deCITY , COUNTY O F t o se ll t he real propTn -lev el, 3 bdrrn, 3 BAKE R AND STATE erty to satisfy the oblisc ribed real pro pe rty bath. Dining area, lg. gat io ns tha t t he Tru st and it s Interest s OF OR EG ON , LYING liv ing room vv/f iret here in. W HEREFORE, Deed secu re s and a NORTHEASTERLY OF place, lg . great roo m, notice hereby is g1ve1i notice of default ha s THE I RRIGATION do uble car garage, been rec orded pursuDITCH O R CANA L that, REC ONT RUST new deck, 2 bdrm !ALSO KNOWN A S ant t o Oregon Revised COM PANY, N A, the ~~ Legals renta l un1t, on .83 undersigned Trustee Statutes 86.735(3); th e O LD SE TTLER S acres. 1006 21st St. w ill on Wedn esday, SLOUGH), AS SAID defa ult for w hich the Ca II 541 -963-5996 1001 - Baker County Septem ber 19, 2012 at DITCH O R CANAL EXforecl osu re is made is ISTED ON DEC EMgrantor's failure to pay the hour of 10:00 A M. SEE ALL RMLS Legal Notices whe n due th e f ollowin acco rd w ith th e BER 5, 1947 . EXCEPTLISTINGS AT: TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF standa rd of ti me esing sum s: month ly ING THEREFRO M A www. valleyrea lty. net SALE Refe rence is PORTION OF LOTS 8 payments of $655. 03 t ablished by ORS made to that certain 187.1 10, at th e f ollowA ND 9, AT KIN SO N beginning 05/01/2011; Trust Deed made by ing place: outside the pl us late charges of A ND HENNINGE R'S SHANN ON L. WATma in entrance to the ADD IT ION, ACCORD $21 .64 each m on th SON, A SINGLE PERBa ker County Co urtING TO THE OFFICIAL be g in ning with th e SON., as grantor(s), to PLAT THEREOF, IN ho u se, 05/0 1/201 1 payme nt 1995 3rd 541-963-417 4 AM ERITITLE, as Trusplus pnor accru ed lat e St reet. Ba ker C1ty, BAKER CITY, COUNTY tee. in favor of MORTBaker County, OR, sell charges of $-4 3.2 8; OF BA KE R AND GAGE ELECTRON IC at public auctio n to the STATE OF O RE GON, plus a dvan ces o f REGI STRATION SYSM OR E PART IC Uh1ghest bidder for cash $90.00; toget he r w 1t h 845- Mobile Homes TE MS, INC , as Benefititl e expense, costs, the interest in th e deLARLY DE SCR IBED Union Co. date d c i a ry , scribed rea l prope rty t rustee 's fees and atAS FOLLOWS BEGIN11/20/2009, recorded LAST 2 lot s ava ilable in w hich the grantor ha d NING AT THE NORTHt orney fee s incurred 11 /24/2 00 9, in th e 55+ park, M ountain EAST CO RNE R O F or had power t o co nherein by reason of mortgage records of Park Estate s. Doub le sa id default; and any vey at th e ti me of th e SAID LOT 9; THENCE Ba ker Cou nty, Oregon, on l y. w id e execution by g ra ntor fu rthe r s ums advance d SOUTHWESTERLY as Reco rd e r' s 54 1 -910 - 35 13 or of t he Trust Deed, t o71 .6 FEET A LONG by the Beneficiary for ifee/file/in st rum ent/m 541-786-5648. TH E NORTHWE ST gether w ith any int erthe prot ection of th e crofilm/reception Nu mest w h1ch th e grantor ER LY RIGHT OF WAY above desc nbed rea l 855 - Lots & Propber B09 47 0146, and or granto r' s s uccesprope rty and 1ts interLI N E OF ROS E subsequent ly assigned erty Union Co. sors in in te rest acSTREE T ; THEN CE est therein. By rea son t o BANK OF AME RNEW PRICE! FLAG LOTS for sale near Greenw ood school. 11Ox83, plu s dnveway by Stella Wilder 111x20. 1706 V Ave, $34,000. 541 -786-0426; today; the issues that matter are not as clearPISCES (Feb. 19-l\larch 20) -· You will TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012 541 -428-211 2. YOUR BIRTHDAY by Stella Wilder cut as that, surely! want to get as much done ahead of schedule Born today, you have a rule that you follow LIBRA (Sept 23-0ct. 22) -- A iew sur- as you possibly can; later on, you may choose in life that seems to serve you quite well, even prises are in store today, but you knowhow to to follow a different path. though there are others who may claim that take almost all of them m stride. One, how- ARIES (March 21 -April 19) -- What by doing so you arc taking the easy road and ever, may knock you off course for a time. you've heard through the grapevine may not SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov, 21) -- You are be in agreement with what you have seen not challenging yourself as you might. That rule? Do now what worked then ·- or, in ready to do precisely what someone else has firsthand. Your own experience is most other words, steer clear of those strategies asked you to do -- but you will do it in a way impo1iant. and tactics that are new and risky. that is unique. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- You must 910- ATV, MotorcySAGITTARIUS (Nov, 22-Dec, 21 ) -- Your stnve to understand the situat10n you are in WEDNESDAY, JCLY 18 cles, Snowmobiles CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- Take care day should progress according to plan. before you attempt to change it. Some things ihol you don'! lose ymmelf in an allempllo Others look lo you for unspoken guidonce; ore quite good for you' 1999 HONDA Shadow 750 Am eri can Classic. relive a past glory. It's important for you to your example shines bnghtly. GEMINI (May21 -june 20) ·- You mayget Maroon & black, li ke keep looking and moving forward. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-)an. 19) -- Your more than you are asking for today, and this new, 9800 miles . InLEO (July23-Aug. 22) -- What happens by attention to detail will make all the difference can be both a good thing and a bad thing, As cludes two matching accident must not be overlooked today, for as you plan a grand expenence. always, balance is the key. helm ets and motorcyAQUARIUS (Jan, 20-Feb, 18) -- You may you may be able to use it very much to your cle cover . $3500 . ('I:TTf)R:, frr pltMt anhrt Fnllif Wr.itrin£ h"-"'lrin,ell! advantage. have to pay a higher price than expected for 541-963-9549 . COf'YRC:rJ'lO lllNITEJ ?FATURtSYNDICA.TE, INC VIHGO (Aug, 23-Scpt. 22) -- lJon't get something you set your sights on quite some DJSTR!EUHD BY UNIVERSAL UCLJO: FOR UFS ll 3) W:inut '>t.. caught up in notions of allies and enemies time ago. Is it really worth 1!? 925 - Motor Homes

TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012 CLASSIC STORAGE 3 BDRM, 1.5 bat h, 541-524-1 534 $1 35,000, 460 7th St , 25FT MOTORHOME 2805 L Street Imbler. 541-534-41 24 . Generator and roof NEW FACILITY I I 2 BDRM , $600 .00. No Va riety of S1zes Availabl e View at www.realA/C. $2900/0BO. pets 541-963-4125. estateeasternoregon .c Sec unty Access Entry Baker 541 -519-4962 om . List ing #1840 . ACROSS RV Storage 2 BDRM, 1 bath, very clea n, wa s her/dryer, 930 - Recreational One-liner, l aw n ca r e , No IFr~~~~~~~ffi 3 PLUS bd rm, 2 bath, Vehicles split level, w/half basefor instance cat s/ smo king . $750 . sem en! . Carpo rt, 2 BEAUTIFULLY MAIN- 5 NBA official 541 -910-4938 . SECURE S10RAGE TAINED 23 ft . sheds. Close to dow n*** * **** * * * 2 BED mo bile o n 40 Ultra-Lit e T hor w / 8 Dry toast t ow n Ent erp r ise . Surveillance acres, in Summervil le . 5 41 -562 -5289 pull -out, full y co n- 12 Bloodhound's or Cam eras 3 miles from Elgin . No 541-786-4990 . tain ed , s leep s 6, clue Computerized Ent1y sm okin g, no p et s. new er rubb er roof , 13 LAX info Covered Storage sm oke free . $650/m o, f irst, last , $ 12 k. BEAUTIFUL 4 bdrm, 3 Super size 16'x50' 14 Great Lakes dep . New kitc he n, 541-437-9190 . LG ********** * Island bath home in state b a th n ew City. Very larg e garage FOR SALE: 29' 1987 self 541 -523-2128 509-680-86 14 15 Almost there w/ off ice, sits on large 3100 15th St. -conta111ed Terry Travel 16 Martini Baker City plu s irri gation we ll. lot, 3 BDRM 2 bath in Cove . Trailer, good condition, New ly remode led, ingredient Fenced ya rd, garage. limited use . $3950. must see I No Ca l1 541 -962-7481 18 Unforeseen Conta ct 541-963-53 15. pets/ smoking/H UD. problem TERRY UL TRALIT E $9 00 m o . 20 Lucy's fri end 2002, T1avel Trailer. 29 54 1-786 - 2977 or CAMAS COURT, 3 br, 21 Grow canines • Mini-Warehouse ft . NW Editi on. Fu lly 541 -786-1480 2ba, MH, new ca rpet conta ined, sofa slide- 24 "No pain, no • Outside Fenced Parking & paint, A/C, fe nced 3 BDRM, 2 bath, brand out, bunkbeds, sleeps gain," e.g_ • Reasonable Rates yard, ca rport, st orage new MH 111 Cove, 8 . As k ing $9 , 999 , shed, fi na ncing ava il , 27 Mighty For information call: 1800 sq. ft. $850 mo. -805-1 524 . 541 $49,900, plus cleaning deposit, hardwood 523·6316 days 541-805-9358 . fir st and last . N o 28 Harbor vessel 960 Auto Parts 523-4807 eve nings smoking/pets. 31 Skin soother 541 -7 8 6 - 0 66 0 or 3785 1Oth Street HOME & Shop For Sale 32 Wolf's channel 541 -568-4716. By Owner In Cove BAKER CITY 33 Speaker's 3 bdrrn , 2.5 bath, plus of3 BDRM . 2 bath $750, need f ice. 1614 sq. ft. Built $600 dep. No toba cco, in 1994. View interior 34 KLM no pet s, no HUD . & extenor pictures competitor 541 -962-0398 . Google www.trulia .com Add ress : 1506 Jasper St. Red uced pnce at AUTO SALVAGE $219,000. Can view by appt. only . Used Parts 54 1-910-41 14 Parts Locater Service 753- W allowa 825 - Houses tor Sale Union Co. Unw anted ca rs & County Rentals tru cks towed away HOME FOR rent , 4 Save$$ today I bdrm, 2 bath, ca rport, 541 -523-7500 st g shed, maintained 2503 N. Spruce St., La Grande 32 10 H Street ya rd, in Wa llovva . No Open Sat urdays pets. 541 -886-4305 . 760 - Commercia l Rentals

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2012

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PUBLISHED BY THE LA GRANDE OBSERVER & THE BAKER CITY HERALD· SERVING WALLOWA, UNION & BAKER COUNTIES

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Baker City Herald: 541-523-3673 • www.bakercityherald.com • classifieds@bakercityherald.com • Fax: 541-523-6426 The Observer: 541-963-3161 • www.lagrandeobserver.com • classifieds@lagrandeobserver.com • Fax: 541-963-3674 1001 - Baker County Legal Notices quired after the execution of the Trust Deed, to satisfy the foregoing obligations t hereby secured and the costs and expenses of sa le, including a reasonable charge by the Trustee. Notrce rs fu rther grven that any person named in ORS 86.753 has the right, at any time that is not later than five days before the date last set for the sale, to have this foreclosure proceed rng dismissed and the Trust Deed reinstated by paying the Beneficiary the ent ire amount then due (other than such portion of the prrncipal as would not then be due had no default occurred) and by curing any other default complained of notrce of defau lt that is ca pabl e of being cured by tendering th e performanc e required unde r the obligation that th e Trust Deed secures, and rn ad ditron t o paying said sums or tendering the performance necessa ry to cure the defau lt by pay rng all costs and expenses actua lly rn curred in enforc rng the oblrgatron that th e Tru st Dee d secures, together with the Trustee's and attorn ey f ees not exceeding th e amounts provided by O RS 86. 753. In const ruin g thi s notice, the singular includes the plural, th e word "grant or' includes any successor in interest to th e grant or as we ll as any other person ow ing an obligatron that th e Trust Deed secures, and the words 'Trustee" and ' Benef iciary' inc lude th eir respect ive successors in int erest , if any. Dated May 25, 2012 RE CONTRUST CO MPANY, N.A. For further inf ormati on, please co ntact: RECONTRUST COMPANY, N A 1800 Tap o Ca ny on Rd ., CA6-914-01 -94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 1800!-28 1-82 19 TS No. 11 -011 8476 ITS# 11 -0118476) 1006.147260-FEI

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1001 - Baker County Legal Notices made payable to Baker County Sheriff's Office will be accepted. Payment must be made in full immediately upon close of the sale.

1001 - Baker County Legal Notices Foreclosure issued out of the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon for the Co unty of Baker, case no. 11675, to me directed in th e case of

The next meeting of the Said sale is nnade under Baker County Board of a W rit of Execution in Commiss roners has Foreclos ure iss ued been scheduled. The out of the Circuit Session will be held on Court of the State of Wednesday, July 18, Oregon for th e OLD WEST FEDERAL 2012 beginning at 9 00 County of Baker, case Legal No. 00025922 a.m at the Baker CREDIT UNION no . 12176, to me di- Publrshed:July 9, 16, 23, County Cou rth ouse lo30 , August 6, 13, A federal credit union, rected in t he case of Plaintiff cated at 1995 Third 2012 Vs Street, Baker City, UNITUS COMMUNITY DALE E. HOOPES; Oregon 97814. There CREDIT UNION, NOTICE OF wi II be an update by AMERICAN WEST Plaintiff SHERIFF'S SALE LAND CO. a Nevada th e Juvenile, D.A. and Vs Execution in Corporation, dba Health Departments, a PAUL M. FLOYD, de· Foreclosure ceased, CAROL M. public hearing on the American West Land (Real Property) Halfway Urban Growth Corporation and HARDEN, deceased, American West Land Boundary in ad dition to OREGON DEPAR· On th e 14th day of Co., Inc.; KENNETH several documents to MENT OF CON· Augu st, 2012, at the be sign ed . A comSUMER AND BUSI· 0. HOOPES; and hou r of 9:15 o'clock plete agenda w rll be JOYCE R. HOOPES, NESS SERVICES, a.m., at the southeast Defendants ROGER L. FLOYD, available for public resteps entrance of the view on the Monday PAULA J. JONES, Baker County CourtMARIE OWEN, indi· Writ of Executi on prior t o session on our house, in th e City of website at www.bakdated th e 18th day of viduals, and ALL Bake r City, Bake r ercountv ora June, 20 12. or by OTHER HEIRS, PER· Cou nty, Oregon, I w ill SONS OR PARTIES contacting the Comsell at public oral aucUNKNOWN CLAIMmis sioner's offi ce at Mit c hell So uthw ick, ti on to the highest bid541 -523-8200 Baker Sheriff ING AN INTEREST der for cash the f olBaker County, Oregon Cou nty operates under IN THE PROPERTY, lowing desc ribed rea l an EEO poli cy and Defendants property, subject t o recomp lies w ith Section demption, locat ed 1n 504 of th e RehabilitaWr rt of Exec utron Baker County, Oregon By: April Bowers, Civil tion Act of 1973 and dated th e 28th day of towrt Deputy the Ameri ca ns w ith June, 2012 . Drsabilit ies Act. AssisA portion of the tance is available for Northwest quarter of First Publication: Ju ly 09, indivrdua ls w rth dis2012 Mitchell Southwi ck, the Southeast quar· abi lit ies by ca llin g Sheriff ter of Section 17, Last Publication: August 13,20 12 (TTY 541-52 3-82 00 Township 9 South, 541-523-9538) Baker County, Oregon Range 40 East of the Willamette Me· Before bidding at the sale a prospective Legal No . 00026038 ridian, in Baker City, bidder should indePublrshed July 16, 20 12 By: Aprr l Bowers, Crvll County of Baker and Deputy pendently investi· State of Oregon, gate: Being a portion of NOTICE OF a. The priority of the First Publi cati on: July N.C. HASKELL'S SHERIFF'S SALE lien or interest of the 09. 2012 Execution in BLOCK, and more judgment creditor; La s t Pub li ca tion : Particularly de· Foreclosure b, Land use laws and August 13, 20 12 scribed as follows: (Real Property) regulations applica· ble to the property; On th e 14th day of Before bidding at the BEGININNING at sale a prospective c. Approved uses for point 50 feet East of Augu st, 20 12, at th e the property; bidder should inde· the Southwest cor· hour of 9:00 o'cloc k d. Limits on farming pendently investi· ner of said N.C. a.m., at t he southeast or forest practices on gate: HASKELL'S BLOCK; steps entrance of the the property; 1. The priority of the thence North 125 Baker Cou nty Courte. Rights of neighborlien or interest of feet; thence East 50 house, in t he City of ing property owners; the judgment credi· feet; thence South Baker City , Ba ker and tor· County, Oregon, I w ill 125 feet; thence f.Environmental laws 2. Land use laws and West 50 feet to the sell at public oral aucand regulations that regulations applicaPOINT OF BEGINti on to the hig hest affect the property. ble to the property; NING. brdder for cas h th e 3. Approved uses for f oll ovv in g desc rib ed the property; EXCEPTING THERE- Conditions of the sale: real property, subject 4. Limits on farming Only U.S, currency FROM all that por· t o re dempt io n, loand/or certified cash· or forest practices tion thereof lying ca t e d rn Ba k e r ier's checks made on the property; within the alley de· Co unty, Orego n to payable to Baker 5. Rights of neighborscribed in instrument w it: ing property ownCounty Sheriff's Of· recorded November fice will be accepted. ers; and 2, 1922, in Lot 1, Block 28, Payment must be 6. Environmental Book 98, Page 206, HUNTINGTON made in full immedi· laws and regulations TOWNSITE, in the Baker County Deed that affect the propately upon close of Records. Also known City of Huntington, the sale. erty. as 2380 Broadway, County of Baker and Legal No . 00025741 Baker City, Oregon State of Oregon. Legal No. 00025923 Published: July 2, 9, 16, Conditions of the sale: Commonly 97814. Only U,S. currency Published July 9, 16, 23, 23,2012 Known as 90 E. Jef· 3~A u gu st6, 13,20 12 and/or certified Said sa le is made under ferson Street, cashier's checks a Writ of Execution in Huntington, Oregon

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NOTICE OF ELECTION FOR DISTRICT DIRECTORS OF THE UNION SOIL AND WATER CONSERVA· TION DISTRICT Notice is hereby giv en that 0 11 Nove mber 6, 2012, an electron w rl l be held fo r the purpose of electing boar·d directors to the foll owrng pos iti ons f or th e Union Sor l and Water Conservation District Position s: Zone 1, 4 years; Zone 3, 4 years; Zone 4, 4 years Zon e boundaries, eligibilIty requireme nts, and copies of t he requ rred electron s forms may be obt ain ed at th e USWCD office loca ted at 10507 N. McAlister Rd , Su it e 7, La Gra nd e, OR 97850, 541 -963-1313. Election f orms and informati on may also be f o und a t: http//oregon gov/ODA /SWCD/services.shtml Each ca ndidate must f ile a " Declaratio n of Can dida cy" and a "Pet it ron f or No mma tr on Signatu re Sheet w it h t he Oreg o n Depa rtment of Ag rrc ulture, Natural Resources DIvision. The filing deadline is 5:00 p.m. on August 28, 201 2. Publi sh July 16, 2012 Legal no. 26072 TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SA LE Refe re nce is made to t hat ce rtain Tru st Deed made by KATHY MALL ORY AND KRI S MALLORY, WIFE AND HUSBAND, as Qranto r(s), to PACIFIC NORTHWEST CO MPANY OF O REGON , as Trust ee, in favor of M ORTGAGE ELE CTRONI C RE GISTRATI O N SYSTEM S, INC., as Beneficiary, dated 08/06/2009, reco rded 08/07/2009, in t he mortgage records of Union County, Oregon, as Reco rder' s fee/fi le/in st rument/mlcrofilm/reception Nu mber 2009-2968, and subsequently assrg ned t o BANK OF AM ERICA, NA, SUCCESSOR BY M ERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS

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SERV IC ING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HO ME LOANS SER VICING , LP by Ass rgnr ecorded m ent 1 0/ 12 /20 1 1 I ll Boo k/ReeiNolume No. at Page No. as recorder's fee/fi le/ instr ument/mrcrof rlm/receptio n No . 20113253, coverr ng the follow rng descrrbed real property sit uated in sa id county and state, to w it: LOT 4 OF JOY MEADOWS, IN THE CITY OF LA UN ION G RAN DE, COUN TY, OREGON, ACCORDING TO THE RECO RDED PLAT OF SAID ADD ITI ON . PROPERTY AD DRESS 2509 STA RLIGHT DR LA GRAND E , OR 97850-9507 Both th e Benefic iary arl d the Tru st ee have e lect ed t o sell t he real property to satisfy the obligat ions tha t t he Tru st Deed secu res and a notice of defau lt ha s been recorded pursuant t o Oregon Revised Statutes 86 73513); th e default for w hich th e forec losu re is made is gra ntor' s failure to pay whe n du e the followrn g sums : month ly of p ayme nt s $1,374 .09 begin nin g 02/01 /2 01 1; plus late charg es of $54. 96 each mont h begrnning w it h the 02/01/2011 payment plus prior accrued lat e c harges of $-49 5.32; p lus advances of $45.00; togethe r w ith t rt le expense, cost s, t rust ee's fees and attorney fees incurred herein by reason of sa id defau lt; and any further su m s advanced by t he Benef ic iary for th e protect ion of th e above described real property and its int e res t th erein. By reaso n of said defau lt the Benef iciary has declared all su ms owing 0 11 t he obligatio n t hat t he Tru st Deed secures are immed rat ely due and payable, sa id sums bein g the f ollowing t o w rt $186, 194.38 w it h interest thereon at th e ra t e of 5 .75 percent per annunn beg innin g 01/01/2 01 1 untrl paid, pl us all acc ru ed lat e charges t he reo n t ogethe r wit h t rtle expense, cost s, t rust ee's fees and attorn ey fees

1010- Union Co. Legal Notices incurred herein by reason of said def ault; and any further s um s advanced by t he Benef iciary for the protect ion of the above described real property and it s rnt e re sts t herein. W HEREFORE, notice hereby is grven that, RECON T RUST COMPANY, NA, th e unders rgned Trust ee w ill on Thursday, September 13, 2012 at th e hour of 10:00 AM , in accord w ith t he standard of t im e establ rs he d by ORS 187.1 10, at the following place: out side t he ma in entran ce of the Daniel Chap lin Building, 1001 4th Street , La Gran de , Un ion County, OR, sell at pu blrc auct ron to th e highest bidder for cash t he interest in th e described real property w hich the grantor had or had power t o co nvey at the ti me of the execution by grantor of the Trust Deed, toget her w ith any interest w hrch the grantor or granto r' s successors in in te rest acquired after· t he execut ion of the Trust Deed, t o sati sfy t he fo reg oIng obl1 gatr ons thereby secured and t he costs and expenses of sa le, rnclud rng a reasonab le charge by the Trustee. Notice rs further given t hat any person named in ORS 86.753 has the right, at any t ime t hat 1s not lat er t han frve days before the date last set for t he sale, to have th 1s forec losure proceed rng dism issed and t he Tru st Deed reinstated by pay ing th e Beneficiary t he en tire amo unt th en d ue (oth er than such port ion of the prrncipa l as would not t hen be due had no def ault occurred) and by cu rin g any oth er default complained of not ice of defa ult that is capable of being cu red by te ndering th e perfo rma nce required under t he obligation that t he Trust Deed secu res, and in addition to pay ing said sums or t endering the pe rf orm ance necessary t o cure t he defau lt by pay rng a ll cost s and expenses actually rncLrrred in enforc ing the obligation t hat t he Trust Dee d

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2012

PUBLISHED BY THE LA GRANDE OBSERVER & THE BAKER CITY HERALD· SERVING WALLOWA, UNION & BAKER COUNTIES

DEADLINES: LINE ADS: Monday: noon Friday Wednesday: noon Tuesday Friday: noon Thursday DISPLAY ADS: 2 days prior to publication date

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Baker City Herald: 541-523-3673 • www.bakercityherald.com • classifieds@bakercityherald.com • Fax: 541-523-6426 The Observer: 541-963-3161 • www.lagrandeobserver.com • classifieds@lagrandeobserver.com • Fax: 541-963-3674 101 0 - Union Co. Legal Notices secures, together with the Trustee's and att orney fees not exceeding the am o unts p rovided by O RS 86.753. In const ruing th is notice, the singular includes the plural, the wor·d "grantor' includes any successor in interest to t he grantor as we ll as any other person owing an obligat1on that the Tru st Deed secures, and the words 'Trustee" and 'Benef iciary ' include the ir respective su ccessors in interest, if any. Dated : May 11, 2012 RECONTRU ST COMPANY, N.A. For further informati o n, pl ease contact RECONTRUST COMPANY, NA 1800 Tapa Ca ny o n Rd., CA6-9 14-01 -94 SIMI VALLEY, CA . 93063 (800) 28 1-82 19 ITS# 12-00351 84) 1006 .159502-FE I Publis h June 25, 2012; July 2, 9, 16, 2012 Legal n o. 25622 FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT C1ty of Cove Wastewater System Improvements CW SRF PROJECT NUMBER 24680-09 T he Oregon Department of Environm ental Quality has rece1ved an appli cat ion for f inancial assista nee fro m th e C1ty of Cov e for rt s propo sed Wa st ewat er Sy st em Study Updat e. In accorda nce w 1th 1t s State Enviro nment al Rev 1ew Process, th e Clean W ater State Revo lv ing Fund program ha s assessed potential envrronmenta I effect s of the propo sed project and has determ ined t he proJect, as proposed, w ill n ot have sign ifi ca nt adverse effect s, ind iv idually or cumulative ly, on the human enviro nme nt. T he ba sis of this determin at i o n rs th e CWS RF program 's revi ew of the City's Env ironm e ntal Re v i e w dated September 2011 and subseq ue nt update Feb ruary 2 0 12 . The Environmental Review did not indicat e a s ign ifi cant e nviro nmenta l im pact from the propo sed acti o n. The project 1s unli kely to appreciably dist urb any of t he enviro nmental co nd 1t rons f or w hi c h it wa s eva luat ed. FOR M O DIFICATION AND CONSTRU CTION OF: T he proposed sto rage and di sposa l p roJect wou ld in vo lve co nstru cti o n o f sto rage ponds f or st o rage of trea t ed wastewat er. Constructio n of a new pipelin e fro m t he new st o rage pond t o th e pro po se d irrigat io n area. Co nstru ctio n of pipelines, va lves, cont rol struct ures, and appu rtenance s ne cessary for the operation of t he proposed f acility PROJ ECT LOCATION Proj ect work vvill occur at northwest of t h e c urrent lagoon area. W est of and a long Conley Road, fro m the existing wast ewater t reatment facility north t o Highway 237, in Cove, OR Add ressed req uests f or copies of t he Env ironm e nta l Re port a nd Finding of No Signi fica nt Im pact t o : Laurie Owens A nderson Perry & Associat es, Inc 190 1 N. F1r Street La Grand e, OR 97850 541-963-8309 To comm ent o n th is finding, please contact: O re gon De pa rtm ent of Environmental Q uality Sha nna Ba 1ley, CI/VSRF Project Officer 700 SE Emigrant Ave, Suite 330 Pendlet on, O R 97801 W ntte n comments m ust be received at DEQ by 5:00 PM on Wed nesday, A ugust 15,2012 Publish July 16, 20 12 Legal n o. 26020

T RU STEE'S NOTICE OF SALE Ref e rex nc e is made to th at ce rta in Tru st Deed made by DONA L D A. WH ITE A N D MAR IANNE E. W HIT E, HU SBAN D W I FE, as A ND gra n t orl s ), t o AB ST RACT A N D T ITLE CO, as Trust ee. in f a-

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101 0 - Union Co. Legal Notices vor of MORTGAGE ELECTRO N IC REGISTRATION SYSTEM S, IN C ., as Beneficiary, dated 05/01/2007, recorded 05/15/2007, in th e mortgage records of Union County, Oregon, as Record er·'s fee/flle/1nstrument/m 1crofilm/recept ion Number 20072509, and subsequently assigned to U.S. BANK, NAT IONAL ASSOC IA TION, A S SUCCESSO R TRUSTEE TO BANK OF AM ERI CA, N.A., A S SUCCESSOR TO LASALLE BANK, N A, AS TRU STEE FOR THE MERRIL L LYNCH FIRST FRANKLIN MORTGAGE LOAN TRU ST, MORTGAG E LOAN ASSET-BACKED CERTIFI CATES, SERIES 2007-4 by Assignment recorded 02/06/201 2 1n Book/Ree l/Volum e No. at Pag e No. as recorder's fee/f ile/in strume 11t/microfilm/reception No . 20 120303, cove ring t he followin g descrrbed real property situat ed in said county and state, to w it : LEGAL DESC RIPT ION L OTS 4 AND 5 IN B LOCK 7 OF NORTH UNI ON, A N AD DITION TO THE CITY O F UNIO N, UN ION COUNTY. OREGO N, AL SO THE PAR C EL O F LAND WE ST OF A ND A DJO ININ G SAID LOT 5, MORE PART IC U LAR LY DESC RIBED AS FOLLOW S BEG INNII\j G AT THE NORT HWE ST CO RNER OF SAID LOT 5; THENCE WE ST 30 FEET , MORE OR LESS, TO THE I RR IGAT IO N DITCH (SAID IR RIG ATION D ITCH BE IN G LOCATED A PPROX IMATELY INHERE THE LOW WATER M ARK O F THE EAST BAN K CA TH ER IN E OF CREE K IS SHOWN ON THE PLAT OF NORTH UNI O N, RE CORDED IN BOOK 1, PAGE 7, PLAT RECO RDS OF UNI O N CO UN TY) THENCE SOUTHERLY A LO NG T H E RIGHT OF WAY OF SAID IRRIGATI ON D ITCH TO A PO INT DUE WEST OF TH E SO UTHWEST CO RN E R O F SAID LOT 5; THE NCE EAST TO TH E SOUTHWEST CORNER O F LOT 5 ; THEN CE NORTH 50 FEET TO THE POINT BEG IN N IN G. OF PR O P E RTY AD DRESS 3 16 W BIRC H STREET UN IO N, O R 97883 Both th e Benefi ciary and t he Trust ee have elect ed to sell th e rea I property to sati sfy t he ob li gatio ns that t he Trust Dee d secures an d a not1 ce of default has bee n recorded pu rs uant to Orego n Revised St atutes 86 735(3); the def aul t f or w hic h th e foreclos ure is m ade is gra ntor's f ailure to pay w hen due the f ollowIng s ums : mon thly payments of $905 .25 beginnmg 10/01/2011; plu s lat e c harges of $33 .48 each m o nth b eg inning w ith th e 10/01 / 20 11 p aym e nt plus prior accrued lat e c harg es of $-66 .96; p l us a dva n ce s of $60.00; t ogether w ith title expe nse, cost s, trust ee 's fees and att o rn ey f ees inc urre d h ere in by reaso n of sa id def au lt ; and a ny further· sums advanced by the Benef iciary f or th e prot ection of th e above desc ri b ed rea l property and 1ts Interest therein . By reason of sa id def ault th e B enefi c ia ry ha s declared a ll sums owin g on th e ob li gation that th e Tru st Deed secures are immediat ely due and paya ble, sa1d sums b eing the f ollowing t o w it $8 1,070.69 w ith interest the reon at t he rate of 8 .90 percent per annum beg inning 09/01/ 20 11 until pa 1d, plu s all acc rued lat e c harges t he reon t ogeth er w it h tit le ex pense, cost s, trust ee 's f ees and attorn ey fees inc urred herein by reason of said defa ul t ; and any further s ums adva nced by the Benefi ciary for t he protecti on of the above desc ribed real propert y an d 1t s In t e res t s therein . W HEREFORE, not1 ce hereby is given th at , RE CO NTRU ST COMPANY, N A, th e u nd e rs ig ned T ru st ee w 1ll on Monday, Sept ember 24, 2012 at th e hour of 10 :00 AM, 1n acco rd w ith th e standard of time est abli s hed by O RS 187. 11 0, at th e f ollow ing place : outside th e rna 1n e ntrance of th e Da n1 el Chaplin B ui ld-

1010- Union Co. Legal Notices ing, 1001 4th Street, La Gra nde. Union Count y , O R, sell at publ ic aucti on t o the highest bidder for cash t he interest in the described rea l proper·ty w hich t he grant or had or had powe r to collvey at t he t rm e of th e execu tion by grantor of the Trust Deed, together w rth any Interest w hich the grantor or gra nto r' s successors in Interest acquired after the execution of t he Trust Deed, to sat1sfy the f oregoing obligations thereby secured and the costs and expenses of sa le, includi ng a reasonable charge by t he Trustee . Notice is further given that any person named in ORS 86.753 has th e right, at any time that is not later than five days bef ore the date last set f or the sale, to have thi s f ore c los ure proceeding dismi ssed and t he Trust Deed r·einst at ed by pay1ng th e Beneficia ry th e entire a m ount then due (other than s uch port ion of the prin cipal as would not th en b e due had no def au lt occurred) and by curing any other default complained of notice of defau lt t hat is ca pable of be1ng cured by te ndering th e pe rform a nee required under the obligation that the Trust Deed secures, and in add ition to paying said sums o r t endenng th e perform ance necessa ry t o c ure the def au It by p aying a II cost s a nd expe nses actually incurred in enfo rc ing th e ob ligatio n t hat th e Trust Dee d secures, toget her w it h t he Tru stee ' s and attorn ey fe es not exceed ing t he amounts p r ov id e d by ORS 86.753 . In co nstruin g this notice, th e singular includes th e plural, t he word ' grantor' includes any s uccessor in interest to the grail to r as we ll as any other person ovving an ob li gation that th e Trust Dee d secures, and the words 'T ru stee" and "Benefi c iary' includ e the ir resp ective successo rs 1n int erest. 1f any . Da t ed : May 2 1, 20 12 RE CONT RU ST CO M PAN Y, N .A. For f urther Informatio n, p lease co ntact: RECO NTRU ST COM PANY, N A 1800 Tapo Ca nyo n Rd ., CA6-9 14-0 1-9 4 SIMI VA LLEY, CA. 93063 (800) 28 1-82 19 (TS # 12-0040873) 1006. 1599 18-File No.

1010- Union Co. Legal Notices

1010- Union Co. Legal Notices

defend the Adopti on cords, the PR, or th e of Minor Childrenattorney for the PR. A ll Amended Petiti on f or persons havin g claims Ad option and Change galllst the estate m ust of Name filed in t he present them to th e PR at : above-entitled cause within thirty (30) days Mammen & Null, Lawyers, LLC from the da te of servJ. Glenn Null, ice of this Summons Attorney f or PR upon you (sa1d date 1602 Sixth St reet - P.O. being the date of first publication of SumBox 477, La Grand e, mons! . If you fail t o apO R 97850 (541 )963-5259 pear and defend, the Petiti oner wil l apply to with in four months after t he first pub lica ti on the Court for th e rel1ef demanded in the Petidate of this notice o r t hey may be barred . tion. NOTICE TO RESPONDENT: READ Publish: July 16, 23, 30, 2012 THESE PAPERS Lega l no. 26076 CAREFULLY! You must "appear" in TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SA LE T .S . No.· this case or the other OR-12-505346-SH Refside w ill w in aut omat ierence 1s rnade to that ca lly. To "appear" y ou certa in deed made by mu st file w ith t he CAN DACE JO M ARCourt a lega l paper T IN, MA RVIN W ca lled a "Mot1on" or HO RNE AND CHERYL " Answer." The "MoL HORNE, HU SBAND tion " or " Answer" A ND WIFE , NOT AS mu st b e given t o th e TENANTS IN COMCourt Cler·k or AdminMON, BUT W ITH THE istrator w ithin th irty RIGHT O F SURV IVOR(3 0) days a long w ith SHI P, as Granto r t o the required filin g fee . OREGON T IT LE INIt mu st be 1n proper SURANCE COMPANY, form and have proof of as trustee, in favor of service on the PetitionM ID FIP.ST BANK, A er's lawyer or, if th e FEDER A LLY C HA RPetit ioner does not TERED SAVINGS AS have a lwayer, proof of SOC ., as Be nefic ia ry, service on th e Petidat e d 2/8/2005 , r etioner. corded 2/22/2005, Ill off icial records of UNIf y ou have any quesION County, O regon in tions, you should see a book I reel I vo lume lawyer immediately . If num be r f ee I file I inyou need help in f indstrument I microfi le I ing a lavvyer. you may recept i o n num b e r ca ll t he Oregon St ate 2 00 50877.. covering Bar's Lawyer Referral t he f o ll ow in g deService at (503) scnbed rea l property 684-3763 or to ll-free in situated in said County Oregon at (800) and State, to-w it: APN . 452-7636. R1 7398 L ot 12 1n Bloc k 43 of the town Dated : July 12, 2012 of Nor·th Powder, UnIOn County , O regon, J Glenn Nul acc ord ing to t he reOSB #04096 1 co rded plat t he reof. Attorney for Petitioner P 0 Box 477/ 1602 Sixth Except mg t he re from Street t he northerly 7 1/2 feet La Grande, OR 97850 of sa 1d lot as conveyed (54 1)963-5259 t o th e City of North (54 1) 963-2500 (Fax) Powder fo r w id eni ng th e alley in said block Publish Ju ly 16, 23, 30, by th e deed record ed 201 2;August6, 201 2 as M ic rof il m D ocu Leqal no. 26078 ment No. 864 70, Records of Union County, Oreg on . Co mmo n ly NOTICE TO INTERESTED PERSONS known as 24 0 5TH Dan Hoppe has been apST REET , N O RT H point ed Personal RepPOWDE R, D R 978 67 rese ntativ e (hereafter Both th e b en efic iary PR) of the Estate of and t he trustee have Jacqueline R. Bonelect ed to sell the said ner , Deceased, Proreal property to satisfy bate No . 12-06-8399, t he ob li ga ti o ns sec ured by said t ru st Uni on Co unty C1rcuit Co urt, Sta t e of O redeed and noti ce ha s gon A ll p e rso n s bee n record ed pursuw hose rights may be a nt to Sec ti on 86 735(3) of O regon affect ed by th e p roceed ing mya obta1n Rev 1sed St atutes : th e add itiona l informa t ion defau lt f or w hich th e fro m th e co u rt ref o reclosure is made is

S UMMAY OF SUPPLEM ENTAL BUDGET 100 General Fund Resource: 5 150 Loan Receipts Revi se d T ot a l Resources $4,139,639 Amount: $370,000 Expenditure: 4 150 Building Construct ion Amount: $340,000 Expendit ure : 5 11 0 Debt Serv ice Amount: $30,000 Revised Tota l Requi rments: $4, 139,639

the grant ors Th e lllstallm ent s of princ ipal an d int erest wh ic h bec ame du e Oil 10/1 /20 11 , and all subsequen t insta llm e nt s of pnn cipal an d int erest t hrough t he date of th is No ti ce, plus amounts that are due for late charg es, delinquent prop erty taxes, Insu rance p re m iu ms, advances made o n sen10 r l iens, ta x es an d/or insuran ce, t rustee's f ees, and any att orn ey f ees and court cost s arising f ro m or as sociat ed w ith th e benefi cia ries efforts t o protect and preserve 1ts secu rity, all of which must be paid as a cond it ion of rei nst atemen t , includin g all sums that shall ac crue throu gh reinstat ement or pay-off. NothIng in t his notice s hall be con stru ed as a waiver of a ny fees owIng to the Beneficiary un de r the Dee d of Trust pursuan t to th e term s of th e loa n docu me nts . Mo nt hly Payment $44 2 .13 Month ly Late Charge $17.68 By th is reaso n of sa id de f au lt th e b en e fi c iary has dec lared all ob l1ga t1 ons secured by said deed of t rust im med iate ly due and payab le, sa1d sums being t he followIng, to-w it: The s um of $30,824.50 t ogeth er with interest th ereo n at th e rat e of 5. 5000 pe r a n n u m fr om 9/1/2011 unti l pa id; plus all ac crued late charg es the reo n; and all trust ee 's f ees, fo reclosu re cost s and any sum s advanced by t he benefic iary purs uant to t he t erms of said deed of trust. Whereof, nol ice hereby is g iven t hat Quality Loan ServIce Co rpora ti o n of Wa shingt on, t he undersigned trust ee w ill on 10/24/2012 at th e hour of 10 :00:00 AM, Standard of Tim e, as establ is he d by sectio11 187 110, Orego n Revised Stat ues , At the fro nt en trance of th e Un ion Co urt ho u se , 1001 4th Street, in th e City of La Gra n de, County of Union, OR 97850 Count y of UNION, Stat e of Oregon, sel l at pub lic auct ion t o t he highest bidder f or cas h the interest in t he sa id descri b ed rea l prope rty w h ic h th e grantor had or had p owe r to co nvey at t he t im e of t he execution by hirn of the said t rust d eed , t ogether

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Legal Notices w ith any Intere st wh ich t he grantor or his successo rs in int erest acquired afte r th e executio n of sa id trust deed , t o satisfy th e f orego ing ob ligat1on s thereby secured and the cost s and expenses of sale, ill cludin q a reaso nable charge by t he t rustee. Not 1ce is fu rther grv en t hat any person named in Sect ion 86 .75 3 of Oregon Rev ised St atutes has the rig ht t o have t h e f o reclosu re proceedmg d1Sm 1ssed and th e trust deed rein stated by pay ment t o t he benefic iary of th e en t ire amou nt the n du e (othe r t han such port io n of said pri nc ipa l as wo uld not t hen be due had no defau lt occurred), t oge th er w it h t he costs, tru st ee's and attorn ey ' s fees and c urr ng any oth e r def au lt c om plained of in the Not ice of De f ault by tenderi ng t he pe rformance requ ired un der the obligatio n or t ru st deed, at any t ime pri or t o f iv e days before th e da t e last set for sale. For Sa le Info rm ation Call: 7 14-730-2727 or Lo g in t o: www. l psasap .com In co nstruin g this not1ce, t he mascu lme gender includ es th e fem inine and t he ne uter, th e sing ular inclu des plura l, th e word "grantor' in cludes a ny succe ssor 111 Int e rest to th e grant or as we ll as any oth er persons owing an obligatio n, th e p erf orma nce of w hich is secured by sa id t ru st deed , th e word s ' trust ee" and " be nef iciary' In clude t he1r respect ive s uccesso rs in int erest, if any . Pursuant t o O rego n Law, t his sa le w i ll n ot b e deem ed f inal until th e Tru st ee 's deed has been issued by Qua lity Loan Service Corporat io n of W ashi ngton . If t here are any irr egularit ies d iscovered w 1th m 10 days of th e date of t his sa le, t hat t he trust ee wi ll rescin d th e sa l e , r e turn the buyer ' s mo ney and ta ke fu rt her action as necessa ry. If the sa le 1s set as1de fo r any reason, inc luding 1f th e Tru st ee is unab le t o conv ey title, t he Purchaser at the sale shall be e nt itled only to a ret urn of t h e m on 1es pa id to the Tru ste e. This shall be the Purchaser' s sole and exclus iv e re medy . Th e

1010- Union Co. Legal Notices pu rchaser shal l hav e no fu rth e r recou rse aga inst th e T rus tor, t he Trust ee, th e Benef ic iary, the Benef iciary 's Agen t, o r t h e Be nef ic iary' s A ttorney. If you have prev1ously discharged b een thro ugh ban kru ptcy, y ou may have b een released of persona l liabil ity f or t his loan in w hich case t his lett er is inte nded t o ex ercise the n ote h o ld e rs right's against the real prop erty on ly. T HI S OFFICE IS ATTEM PTING TO CO LL ECT A DEBT AND ANY INFOR MAT ION OBTA IN ED W ILL BE USE D FOR T HA T PU RPOSE . As required by law , you are hereby notified t ha t a negative cred 1t rep ort re f le ct i ng on you r cred it reco rd m ay be sub m itted to a credit rep ort agency if y ou fa il to f ulfill t he term s of your ned 1t obligat ions . Da ted : 6/18/12 Q ua lity L oan Service Corporation of Washingt on, as t rustee Signat ure By: T imothy Donlo n, Assistant Secret ary Q ua Iity Loan Service Corp. of WashIngton c/o Qual it y L oan Service Corp . 214 1 5th Avenue San D1ego, CA 92 101 For Non-Sale Info r mat ion : Q ua li ty Loan Service Corporat ion of Was hington c/o Q ua lity L oan Service Corp 2 14 1 5th Avenu e San D ieg o, CA 92 10 1 619-645-77 11 Fax 6 1 9 -6 4 5-77 1 6 A-4260961 Publish July 2, 9, 16 , 23, 20 12 Lega l no. 25623

435-Fuel Supplies A MIXED SPLIT. $175. Red fir in round $175, split $200. 541-9 104661 $185 & FIREWOOD $200 111 t he rounds; $210 & $225 spl1t, seasoned, del1v ered in th e valley La Grande, (541) 786-0407

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Publish July 2, 9, 16, 23, 20 12 Legal no. 25727 A PUBLIC hea ri ng on a propos ed supplemen ta l budg et fo r Union School District No. 5, Union County, State of Oregon, f or th e f 1sca l year July 1, 201 2 t o June 30, 2013, w ill b e held at Bob cat Community A th letic Complex. T he hea rr ng w 1ll take place on July 18, 201 2 at 7 p .m . Th e purpose of the hea rin g is to discuss th e supplemental budget w it h Interest ed persons . A copy of t he s uppleme ntal budget doc um e n t may be Inspect ed or obtained o n or after J uly 17 at Union Sc hoo l Distri ct , 540 S Ma in, Union, between th e hou rs of 7:3 0 a .m. and 4 :3 0 p.m .

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Milk Bids 2012-13 07-01 -12 thru 06-30-13

ITEM FAT FREE CHOCOLATE

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32oz Sib

Sour Cream

Sib

2%WHITE

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32oz 32oz Legal No. 25-64882c Published: July 16, 18, 20, 2012

Baker School District 5J Bread Bid 2012-13 7/1 6/12 thru 6/30/13

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242 Enriched White Sliced Bread 192 White Whole Grain Sliced Bread

Publish : Ju ly 16, 20 12 Legal no. 26070 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE STATE OF OREGON FOR THE COUN TY OF UNION

Whole grain hoa ie Whole Grain En lish Muffin

Legal No. 25-64883c Published: July 16, 18, 20, 2012

In Th e M atter O f A doption(s) Of : CECLE REX CRIST, J R., and CAITLIN MARI E CRIST, M inor Child ren, Case No. 11 -11 ·4461 SUMMONS T O: C ECLE REX CRIST IN TH E NAME OF TH E STATE OF O REG ON: You are hereby required t o appea r and

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MONDAY, JULY 16,2012

THE OBSERVER & BAKER CITY HERALD - 9B

HOME & LIVING

Washington's Marvhill Museum

Marvhill benefits from $10 million exoansion the expansion kicked off a fundraising campaign that included a $1.5 million grant from the Washington state Building for the Arts program. The idea of attaching a modem pavilion to the 72-year-old house that many locals remember as being unchanged from their childhood days wasn't without controversy. "There were a few people locally who felt we were committing a crime by doing this," says curator Grafe. "I think they have to come visit it to make up tlte:ir minds."

By Carol Pucci The SeattleTimes

are a dozen British paintings from the permanent collection, most of which have not been displayed in recent years. • Starting Sept. 15, Maryhill will host a special exhibit by David Hackney called "Six Fairy Tales," a compilation of 39 etchings and texts interpreting Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm's fairy tales.

GOLDENDALE, Wash.Sam Hill, an entrepreneur and businessman, didn't live to see his Eastern Washington hilltop mansion completed as the Maryhill Museum of Art in 1940. But he likely would have been just fine with a recently completed $10 million expansion of the museum. New outdoor spaces offerNEARBY ATTRACTIONS ing sweeping views of the Columbia River Gorge are While in the area, plan what visitors will notice most to visit: • The Stonehenge about the Mary & Bruce Memorial, three miles Stevenson addition to Hill's east of Maryhill. Sam Hill 1914 European Beaux ArtsIF YOU GO: built (it was completed in style mansion. The centerpiece of the WHERE: Maryhill Mu1929) a replica of Britain's Maryhill Museum of Art in Goldendale, Wash., recently was expanded, but the new 3,000-year-old Stonehenge contemporary new wing is sewn of Art overlooks the exhibit space doesn't intrude on the original building. in honor of the war dead of the Cannon Power Plaza, Columbia River in GoldenKlickitat County. Open 7 a grand outdoor Columbia dale, Wash, about 205 miles a.m.-dusk. Free admission. River viewpoint that was space. The most striking from Baker C'ity via InterGreat Britain's Queen Victo- exhibits," says Grafe. It's feature is the Broughton & a project that Vlrill require previously used as a parkria; and Alma de Bretteville state 84. • Local wineries: The ing lot. As president of the hiring consultants and Mary Bishop Family Terrace, Spreckels, the wife of San Maryhill Winery and LODGING: tasting room is just west Washington State Good a second overlook, incorpoFrancisco sugar baron Adolf designers, and depend on Roads Association, Hill, who rating outdoor-cafe seating Spreckels. grant funding, so there's Nearby hotels include the of Maryhill Museum on and a small amphitheater. not timetable as yet.ln the Quality Inn in Goldendale died in 1931, promoted the Fuller helped obtain a Highway 14. Picnic areas and scenic views from the idea ofbuilding highways, "It gives you a chance to collection of more than 80 meantime, visitors anxious (www.qualityinn.com) and outdoor terrace. See www. but the view is one he would just sit there and absorb a works by her friend, French to experience more of what's Celilo Inn, 24 miles west in The Dalles, Ore. (www. likely have favored saving number of elements down sculptor Auguste Rodin. new will want to explore columbiagorgewine.com for people rather than cars. below that you could never From Queen Marie of celiloinn.com). There are more than 11,000 square for information on other wineries nearby. Intentionally designed not really see before," says CalRomania came Orthodox feet of outdoor-interpretive other lodging options 50 to be seen from key vantage lan. icons, fumiture and a crown space added near the front miles west in Hood River, • Goldendale Observapoints is an airy new glassFrom this lower vantage studded with amethysts, and side of the mansion for Ore. Camping is an option at tory State Park, a five-acre turquoise and rubies. enclosed pavilion connecting point, visitors look down on displays of contemporaryMaryhill and Columbia Hills facility housing one of the nation's largest public the new wing to an entryway vineyards and a geological A 1957 exhibit curated by sculpture pieces. Among state parks (~'WW.parks. wa.gov). telescopes. Free admission. and gallery space in the mound called Sugarloaf the museunl's director Clifthe works is "Roll & Play," a original building. Credit There's Miller Island, part of ford Dolph led to the creation newly acquired yellow flameSee www.parks.wa.gov and CURRENT EXHIBITS: an architectural sleight-ofof a permanent exhibit of cut steel piece by Portland the Columbia River Gorge www.perr.com/gosp.html. hand. From Interstate 84 on National Scenic Area, and 100 intemational chess sets. artistAlsia Looney, set in the • On exhibit through Nov. MORE INFORMATION a lagoon where Callan, who the Oregon side of the river It wasn't long before middle ofthe plaza.Talk of 15 in the new Mary and and Highway 14, a scenic grew up in Goldendale and Maryhill outgrew its eclectic expanding Maryhill began in Bruce Stevenson Wing's pa• Maryhill Museum: See Washington state route that was married on the groW1ds collection of American, Euro- 1993, says Schafroth. At the vilion-level Laura and John www.maryhillmuseum.org of Maryhill, remembers pean and American Indian time, Mary Hoyt Stevenson Cheney Gallery are ceramics or call 509-773-3733. The skirts the Columbia River, the mansion appears to be water-skiing. a longtime supporter who from the permanent collecmuseum is open 10 a.m.-5 art. still sitting alone on a hillTo the west is snowThe 40,000 to 50,000 visidied in 2008, donated money tion, including Romanian p.m. daily through Nov. 15. side, the way everyone who covered Mount Hood. To the tors who tour the museum for much-needed building folk pottery and art-deco Admission is $9 for adults, east is a life-size replica of has ever passed this way every year see only about maintenance, ''but what she ceramics by Russian sculp$8 for seniors and $3 for remembers. Stonehenge that Hill built as 10 percent of the museum's really wanted to see was a tor Seraphin Soudbinine, youth 7-18. Admission is "From an architectural new wing." Rodin's chief stone carver. free to the grounds and a memorial to local men who treasurers, says Steven died in World War I. Grafe, curator of art. The rest A $2.6 million gift/be• Hanging in new gallery pointofview, the addition sculpture garden. had to be quiet and respectMaryhill's executive direc- is in storage. Some works, quest from Stevenson for space on the terrace level ful of the old building," says tor Colleen Schafroth calls such as a collection of art architect Gene Callan of it "the best new view in the nouveau glass by French Portland's GBD Architects. Colun1bia River Gorge." artist Emile Galle, are "The challenge was, 'How displayed in hallway nooks Sam Hill, bam a Quaker, are we going to essentially fiTst dreamed of establishing labeled "visible storage." double the size of the mua Quaker community on his Although the new wing seum and not take away 5,300 acres ofland around contains a surprisingly from the existing building Goldendale. When that failed small amount of new gallery 2480 Grove Street, Baker City, Oregon and take advantage of the to materialize, he followed space -the Laura and John famous Columbia River the advice of a group of well- Cheney Gallery on the pavilview?"' connected friends who sugion level and a small display Nearly half the new space gested he tum the mansion area on the terrace level - it is undergroW1d, below the into an art museum. frees up room in fue main plaza and the pavilion, in an Among the influential house for bigger and better area carved into the hillside patrons were Loie Fuller, a displays of the permanent for use as an art-education pioneer of Parisian modem collection. center, offices, collection-stor- dance; Queen Marie of Ro"The goal is to completely age areas and a small gallery mania, the granddaughter of revamp all fue permanent

FRIDAY, JULY 20 • 4PM

BAKER HERITAGE MUSEUM

Come hear the true story of the Oregon Trail by "Fanny" the Pioneer Woman, as portrayed by fourth-generation pioneer descendant, Joyce Badgley Hunsaker

BERRIES Continued from Page lB But the thought of placing a net over this new patcl1 was a bit more intimidating. It took some thinking to devise a way to cover fue kidney-shaped design of our raised bed berry patch encased behind a rock wall. A reference book titled "Wildlife Pest Control around Gardens and Homes" available from the Extension Office suggested several ways to keep birds out of tl1e benies: cove1ing the crop with netting, using twisted reflective tape stretched above the crop that is said to scare birds away as it blows in the 'vind, or even placing a row of tin can lids strung on a wire above the crop. We chose tl1e netting because of the book's warning that birds soon become accustomed

to shiny fuings blowing in fue wind and begin to ignore fuem after a while. The book showed an example ofhow PVC pipe can be used to form the framework for securing tl1e %-inch bird netting over a raised bed crop. We improvised with a design ofour own, bending PVC pipe to form a Conestoga wagon-style frame over our berry patch and then securing the netting with a rope around the stone frame and adding twist ties at intervals around the circumference of the raised bed. The fust ripening berry was still on the vine the morning after our protective covering was in place. We'll see whether we are worthy adversaries for the starlings, sparrows and robins we're defending against as the season continues.

Hunsaker is coming out of retirement for this one·time·only performance to benefit the Bandstand in the Park project. She has given command performances across the nation, including for the Smithsonian Institution, National Geographic, and (or Congress in Washington D.C. She has appeared many times on Nationa[ Public Television, in documentary films, and at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library.

Tickets: Adults $15 (in advance $10) .. Children 10 and under $5 Or family admission with new brick or tile purchase. Advance tickets available at the museum or by calling

541-519-5653 Powder River Review is presented to raise funds to build a bandstand pavilion in the center of Geiser-Pollman Park. Brochure and brick order form.~ will he available at weekly con certs or may he downloaded at tl!wtv.facebook.cmn/BAKERCIT YBA NDSTAND for anyone interested in purchasing an engraved brick to be placed in the s ta~~:~~11o1~ndatw

Barbara Jeans Miners Jubilee Sidewalk Sale starting at 9 AM on Friday & Saturday. 1200 sq. ft. bandstand pavilion Put your name down in history with an engrcwed brick · makes great birthJay, anniversary arul holiday gifts or memorial tributes.

Closing sale continues. Everything must go.

4 inch by 8 inch bricks are $60 8 inch by 8 inch bricks are $300 12 inch by 12 inch tiles an~ $1000 A support column sponsors hip is $ 10,000

2034 Main Street, Baker City 541-523-9382

Suruplimllil lnlernaliunal u[Baker Cuunly (SIBC) io the 501(c)J nun-pruftl rur Lh i>prujecl.

Powder River Music Review is organized and supported by the volunteer efforts of the Baker City Herald, Sli'C and the The Bandstand Committee. For more information call Lynette Perry 541-519-5653

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108- THE OBSERVER & BAKER CITY HERALD

COFFEE BREAK

MONDAY, JULY 16,2012

Woman must stop dreaming

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and face up to the facts

Alaska: Feline mayor is the eat's pajamas

DEAR ABBY: TI1ere is a guy at work I've been attracted to for as long as I have worked here- six years. Twork in the office and he is in the field. We see each other a couple of time; a week, if that. We attended a retirement party for one of the employees recently. He started pursuing me. We ended up getting to know each other and stayed together the rest of the night. We seen1ed to get along very well. We took a drive, and he was holding my hand and saying all the things a woman wants to hear. We kissed. When the night came to an end, we sat in his car and hugged and fell asleep together. (He did not push me to do anything more than the kissing, hugging and hand-holding, which I respecl.) It seemed like a beautiful dream. The following week at work he claimed not to rcmcm bcr much of that night, although he seemed to have a smirk on his face when he said it. Abby, anytime I hook up with someone, I tell myself, "Let's see what happens;' and I don't pursue it any further, hoping the guy will. (J'm shy when it comes to men.) Then nothing ever happens. I'll be 30 soon and I've been single ahnost 10 years. Should I pursue this further, or leave it alone and see what happens as I've always done? - SMITTEN IN 1\1ICHIGAN DEAR SMITIEN: \Vhether you pursue it further or leave it alone, NOTHING is going to happen with this fellow. When he told you be ''didn't remember" much about that night, he was conveying the message that you, too, should forget it. So take the hint and thank your lucky stars that the "beautiful dream" wasn't more X-rated than the one you described. DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have a "friend" who is involved in a charitable organization that provides donated items to people in need via community giveaways. Over the years we have given various items to this person to use in these giveaways. However, we have noticed that some of the items we have given her are now showing up in her home, and clothing we donated is being worn

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by her family members. Abby, we donated because we believed our things were going to rhosc in need. Arc we wrong to be upset that they have been kept for her family's use? We are considering no longer giving our donations to her. She is a wonderful person, and we're hesitant to confront her with our concerns, but we are left feeling our generosity was abused. How should we handle this.') DEAR - USEDAND ABUSED IN SOUTHERN ABBY CALIFORNIA DEAR USED: Unless this "wonderful person" has been paying the organization for your items, what she is doing could be considered theft or fraud and an abuse of your generosity. To prevent it from happening in d1e future, deliver the items directly to the organization and not to her. DEAR ABBY: \Vhen is it appropriate to ask a stepparent about a deceased parent's

will? I don't wantLO cause any hard feelings, but I think that at some point I have a right to know about my parent's will. - CATHYTNGEORGTA DEAR CATHY: Of course you have tlle right to know about tlle contents of your parent's will. I don't know how long your parent has been gone, but if it has been more than a month, contact his or her attorney and inquire. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and WdS founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Good advice for everyone - teens to seniors- is in "The Anger in All of Us and

How to Deal With It." To order, send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby, Anger Booklet, P.O. Box 447, MonntMortis, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.) COPYRIGHT2012 UNIVERSAL UCLICK 1130 Walnu~ Kansas City, MO 64106; 816-581-7500

Judge overturns town's fortunetelling ban ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A federaljudge has struck down a central Louisiana ordinance banning fortunetelling, palm reading, astrology and similar activities in the city of Alexandria. U.S. District Judge Dee Drell's ruling Wednesday concurs with a magistrate's conclusion that the ordinance is W1constitutional. Rachel Adams is a fortuneteller who says she accepts donations but doesn't charge for her services. She sued the city after a police officer issued her a court sUlllmons in 2011 for violating the ordinance. A violation can result in daily penalties of up to $500. The city argued the business of fortunetelling is a fraud and inherently deceptive, but U.S.

TONIGHT

TUE

REGIONAL TEMPS

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87/50

87/49

85/50

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

44

Sunday's high/Monday's low Baker County: 85/51 Union County: 84/55 Wallowa County: na/na

Partly cloudy with t-storms

Chance of t-storm s

TONIGHT

La Grande 24 hours ending 4 a.m.: 0.08 Month to date/Normal: 1 .49/ 0.42 Year to date/Normal: 9. 66/9. 76

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24 hours ending 4 a.m.: trace Month to date/Normal: 0.42/0.38 Year to date/Normal: 6.06/6.09

Enterprise 24 hours ending 4 a.m.: 0.00 Month to date/Normal: 0.18/ 0.51 Year to date/Normal: 9.51/10.37 State's wettest: 0.27" at Pendelton

Chance of t-storms

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WED

56

THU

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80/56

@ Slight chance oft-storms

Slight chance oft-storms

Chance of PM t-storms

Partly cloudy

Across the region Partly cloudy

WALLOWA COUNTY FORECAST TONIGHT

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MEDFORD (AP)- A rural Eagle Point man said he will continue his decade-long legal battle with Oregon water managers over what they call illegal reservOirs. Gary Harrington said the water containers are merely ponds holding rain and snow nmoff from his property, and that he stores the water mainly for fire protection. The Mail Tribune reported Harrington plans to appeal his recent conviction on nine misdemeanor charges for filling his reservoirs with rain and snow nmoff that the state maintains is owned by the Medford Water Commission. Harrington disagrees with the state's interpretation of a 1925 state law granting the commission broad water rights to the Big Butte Creek Basin. He believes he's been singled out 8Illid other pond owners. ''When it comes to the point where a rural landowner can't catch rainwater that falls on his land to protect his property, it's gone too fai;" he said. "This should serve as a dire warning to all pond owners." Officials hope Harrington's July 25 sentencing ends what they consider a constant battle. The dispute has dragged through the state court system. - From wire reports

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GLENDORA, Calif (AP)Investigators say a Southern California doctor saw enough from an X-ray to prescribe pain killers to an undercover cop but missed the tail showing it was an :image of a dog. Police and Los Angeles County deputies on Thursday raided the Glendora urgent care clinic of69-year-old Dr. Rolando Lodevico Atiga after a two-month investigation that included three undercover deputies posing as patients. One of the undercover deputies showed Atiga an X-ray to prove she needed pain killers. The scan ofher German shepherd clearly shows the dog's tail. The Los Angeles Times reports Atiga examined the X-ray and asked if she wanted Vicodin, oxycodone, Valium or Xanax. Glendora police Capt Timothy Staab says Atiga is well known among drug addicts and was considered the doctor to go to.

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TALKEETNA, Alaska (AP) -The mayor of a sleepy Alaska town is feline fine. The part-Manx cat clawed his way onto the political scene ofTalkeetna,Alaska, through a write-in campaign shortly after he was born 15 years ago. KTUU-TV reported Friday that residents didn't like the mayoral candidates years ago, so they encouraged enough people to elect Stubbs as a write-in candidate. The town has nearly 900 residents. Although his position is honorary, Stubbs' popularity is real. His election earned him enough press to catapult the town at the base of MoW1t McKinley into a tourist destination. Residents say they're happy that the:ir stubby-tailed mayor is promoting tourism. The general store where Stubbs hangs out says it gets dozens of tourists a day asking for him.

Magistrate James Kirk concluded that fortW1etelling is free speech protected by the First Amendment. Adams told The Town Talk newspaper last year that she is a fifth-generation psychic.

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The Observer RODEO AT A GLANCE

Coach looks for tennis summer Tim Hoffnagle, La Grande High School tennis coach, will again host "Tennis Night" at the high school tennis courts on Monday and Thursday nights at 6 , through the summer. There will be lessons for those who want them and the opportunity to meet and play with new players. All ages and abilities are welcome. Hoffnagle wants kids (fifth to eighth grades) to attend to learn the basics and prepare for joining the middle school and high school teams. "If we can get enough kids, there may also be matches against the Baker City junior program;' he said. The cost for Tennis Night is $2 per night for adults and $1 for kids. All proceeds will go to the La Grande Middle School and High School tennis teams. Call541-9627543 (evenings) for more information.

By Don ller The Observer

Even though rainclouds threatened on Saturday afternoon, the 66th annual Elgin Stampede went off without a hitch this weekend. But it still lived up to its reputation of "only at the Elgin Stampede," when several bulls escaped Friday night, and on Sunday when an ornery bronco jumped the fence. The four-day event, which began with a kids night on Thursday, included the Mark Nichols Memorial Bull Ride Friday night as well as two days of PRCA rodeo action on Saturday and Sunday. Clint Johnson of Baker City Brad Mosher!The Observer won the Mark Nichols Memo- Chase Richter ofWeatherford, Texas, wrestled his steer in rial Bull Ride on Friday night. 13.5 seconds Saturday at the Elgin Stampede.

Union Countv takes 3rd at state By Casey Kellas

The Observer

After playing six games in the span ofthree days, the Union County Babe Ruth 13-yearold Babe Ruth all-star team finished in third place at the North Oregon state tournament. Union defeated The Dalles 11-10 in eight innings in the third-place game Sunday, wrapping up a 4-2 weekend. ''They played great," coach Mike Wisdom said. "They showed a lot of resiliency. They've improved tremendously from eal'lier in the year." Sunday's victory was the second win over The Dalles in the toumament, but it was also the closest for UC. After a scoreless first inning, Union put up two runs in the bottom of the second inning on an RBI by Garrett Vaughn and a pop up by Isaac Chamberlain that the first baseman couldn't get to. The Dalles answered with two runs of its own in the top of the third inning. Denzel Arellano brought home a run on a thro"ving error by UC, followed by an RBI single by Preston Klindt to tie it. But Union County regained the lead with a bases-loaded walk by Jake Workinger. A hit-by-pitch by Aaron Goss stretched the lead to 4-2. From there the lead changed hands three times, with The Dalles striking for three runs in the fourth and four more in the fifth to lead 9-4. ''They were pretty tired. Three double headers on three consecutive days is pretty tough on 13 year olds. Especially on the pitching," Wisdom said. Despite the fatigue factor, Union County hung around. An RBI double by Matthew Wisdom in the sixth inning, followed by a bases-loaded walk by Jon Gonzalez, cut the lead to 9-6. After a walk by Workinger scored a run, Goss' two-run single tied the game at nine and gave Union County new life. But right when things were looking up, The Dalles was able to scratch across the goahead run in the seventh on an RBI single by Cash Mathewson. "I was surprised," Coach Wisdom said of how close the game was."Especially because I know we can play better than that." With a loss looming in the bottom of the seventh, Union County came through on a game-tying, RBI single by the younger Wisdom to tie the game at 10 and send it to extra innings. After The Dalles failed to do anything in the top of the eighth, UC loaded the bases up in the bottom half before Elias Siltanen drew a walk to bring home Gonzalez as the winning run. "I like their patience a lot. You don't want to get over anxious.You want to make them throw strikes," Coach Wisdom said. Goss earned the win on the mound, striking out two in three innings of work in relief He also was two for four with two RBis. Wisdom was two for four with a run batted in. Aaron Maney drove in a pair of runs for The Dalles. The victory closed a wild weekend of action for UC. The only team the hosts lost to was Tualatin Hills' Mound Time, the eventual state champions. Union lost 13-1 on Friday and 13-0 Sunday in the play-in game for the title game. See Union I Page 3C

NEWYORK (AP) - NewYork Knicks point guard Jason Kidd was arrested on a drunken-driving charge after police said he crashed his SUV into a telephone pole in the Hamptons on Sunday, days after signing with the Knicks. Treated at a hospital for minor injuries after the crash, Kidd was arraigned on a misdemeanor driving-whileintoxicated charge and released without bail, Southampton Town police said. Kidd's agent didn't immediately respond to phone or email messages. The Knicks, who signed the 10-timeAII-Star in free agency this week, had no immediate comment. Kidd, 39, was alone in the 2010 Cadillac Escalade when it hit a pole and veered into the woods around 2 a.m. Casey Kellas I The Observer

Union County's Jon Gonzalez {above) got the win against The Dalles on Saturday in the North Oregon state Babe Ruth tournament. He went seven innings and stuck out three. Teammate Matthew Wisdom dives back to first base early on in Union County's 11-10 victory over The Dalles in the third-place game on Sunday at Lion's Field. Union County finished 4-2 at the tournament.

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got second with a score of75, and Lee Lantz of Molalla held on to get a score of 72. Orlun McGuffin of Ellensburg, Wash., got fourth place and a score of 69. The bronco he drew; Caged Cougar, showed that he was no cat to be caged and charged into the fence in :fi:ont of the VIP section, hitting his head on the fence. McGuffin eventually made it off Caged Cougar, but the horse continued to not want to go back to the pen. He eventually jumped the fence out ofthe arena, and ran around the parking lot until he was finally lassoed and brought back into the arena. See Stampede I Page 3C

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Justin Frederick hit a w alk-off home run for La Grande

Johnson rode for a score of 66 on his first ride and 86 on Iris second. Cheyne Olney won the PRCA bull riding with a score of 85 during his 8-second ride on Saturday night. The score also netted the Kennewick, Wash., bull rider a $100 bonus for beating the last year's best. Kyle Joslin of Caldwell, Idaho, got second with a score of 82 on Saturday, while C.J. Santana of Shoshone, Idaho, took third place with a score of 79 on Sunday. There was a total payout of $3,420 to the bull riders. Out of a field of six bareback riders, Jared Bain of Haines took home first place with a score of76. Austin Foss ofTerrebonne

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MONDAY, JULY 16,2012

Brad Mosh.,r!The Observer

C.J. Santana of Shoshone, Idaho, rides his way to a third place finish in the bull riding competition Sunday at the Elgin Stampede. Cheyne Olney of Kennewick, Wash., won the event with 85 points, while Kyle Joslin of Caldwell, Idaho, was second with 82 points. Santana had 79 points for his effort.

STAMPEDE Continued from 1C

In saddle bronc riding, Ad Bugenig of Ferndale, Calif., showed o:ffhis skills in the saddle and nabbed first place for a score of80. Ben Londo ofPendleton didn't let his hometown down and proved he could let 'er buck, getting second place "vith a score of70. C<>oper DeWitt of Rio Rico, Ariz., took third with a score of69 and Wade Black of Homedale, Idaho, rounded out the purse ''.rinners with fourth place and a score of64. Tie down roping yielded six ropers taking home prizes. Jared Ferguson of Cottonwood, Calif. roped his calf in a time of7.8 seconds. Luke Jeffries of Hermiston took second place with a time of8.9 and Brett Hale ofTenino, Wash., got third vrith a time of9.3. Big Blake Knowles of Heppner won steer ViTestling, flipping the animal onto its back in a lightning fast 4.8 seconds on Sunday afternoon. Travis Taruscio of Stanfield wrestled his steer to the ground in 5 seconds for second place. Buster Barton ofWalla Walla, Wash., took third place, leaping from the saddle and taking down the steer in 5.4 seconds. In team roping, Jake Stanley and Andy

Carlson won first place with a time of 4.8 seconds. Jack Fischer and Ryan Powell took second with a time of 7.2 and Tyler Shannon and Todd Cleveland took third with a time of7.8 seconds. Ryan Endicott of Caldwell, Idaho, was the winner of the second go round in steer roping and the overall aggregate winner with a score from two rides totaling 29.5. Tom Sorey of Pendleton was the winner of the first go round in steer roping and got second place in the aggregate results with his one ride in a time of 12.5 seconds. Jodi Goodrich of Stanfield zipped around the barrels in a time of 17.65 seconds to win the barrel race. Pamela Cooper of Cheney, Wash., took second with a time of17.73 seconds and Viki Friedrich of Salkum, Wash., was just a hundredth of second slower and ended with third place with a time of 17.74. The Stampede was presided over by rodeo queen Jessie Bottgen of Elgin, who also participated in the drill team which performed both Saturday night and Sunday afternoon. The final stop ofthe Harley Tucker rodeo series will be the Chief Joseph Days, July 25-29, in Joseph. After rounding the final barrel, Jodie Goodrich (left) of Stanfield kicks off her return to the starting line Sunday and logged herwinning time of 17.65 seconds at the Elgin Stampede. Ad Bugenig (above) of Ferndale, Calif., picked up a victory Sunday in the Saddle Bronc Riding event at the Elgin Stampede. He fini shed with a score of 80 points, beating Ben Londo of Pendleton, who scored 70 points. Cooper DeWitt of Rio Rico, Ariz., was third with 69 points. Pamela Capper (top) of Cheney, Wash., cuts around the second barrel Sunday on her way to a second-place finish (17.73 seconds) in the barrel racing competition at the Elgin Stampede. Capper finished just eig ht-hundredths of a second behind the winner, Jodi Goodrich of Stanfield and just one-hundredth of a second ahead ofViki Friedrich of Salkum, Wash. Brad Mosher IThe Observer

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UNION Continued from 1C But despite those two losses, Wisdom was pleased v.ith how the team played during the weekend "They did excellent. They finished No. 3 in the tournament. "The other two teams that placed here were special travel teams;' Wisdom said of champion Mound Time and runner-up Central Oregon. "They're not your regular Babe Ruth teams. They play year-round. "But we did great. Beat everybody else and played great." Mound Time and Central Oregon don't play in a district and automatically qualify for the state tournament, according to Wisdom.

Mound Time 13, Union 1 Union County's road to third place had a little bit of everything, starting with Friday's opener against Mound Time. The team from Tualatin Hills jumped right the board with three runs in the first and three more in the second. Union was finally able to get something going in the fourth inning when GDss scored on a wild pitch. But a seven-run burst by Mound Time in the bottom of the fourth inning stretched lead to 13-1 and

Union County dropped it'l first gan1e of the tournament. Mound Time out-hit UC 9-4. GDss had a double to go along with two hits. Huntley Sims led MT with three hits and three RBis, while Gabe Skoro was two for three.

Union 11, Baker 10 A rematch of the District 3 title gan1e didn't lack for drama. A back-and-forth game came down to the final inning once again between the rivals on Friday night. With Baker leading 10-7 heading into the top of the seventh inning, Vaughn got things started with a leadoff walk. After a one-out single by Siltanen, Wisdom hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 10-8. That led to a two-run triple by GDnzalez, who then came home to score on a wild pitch to put UC on top, 11-10. Baker got the tying run in scoring position in the bottom of the eighth but failed to bring it home to end the game. Ryan Adams, Wisdom and GDnzalez all had two hits for UC. Vaughn picked up the win in relie~ striking out one. Brad Bell started the game and pitched six innings, striking out

fuur and allowing nine hit'l.

Union 11, Snake River 0 Union County had its easiest game of the weekend against ElksSnake River Valley on Saturday morning. After a scoreless first inning, UC put up two in the second and seven in the third before ending things with two runs in the fifth inning. GDnzalez, Workinger, GDss and Chamberlain all scored twice in the victory. Union 9, The Dalles 3 In a preview of the third-place game, Union County was able to ride a solid outing by GDnzalez to pick up its third win of the tournament. GDnzalez pitched a complete game, striking out three and allowing 10 hits. UC put up hvo runs in the first inning, one in the second, then Casey Kellas/The Obse1ve1 three in each of the fifth and sixth innings. Union County's Isaac Chamberlain attempts to tag out Boston Bate of Chamberlain had a pair ofRBis, The Dalles in Sunday's third-place game at Lions Field. while UC as a team finished with 11 hits. Mound Time and the third-seeded MT erupted for eight runs in the third before adding two in the fifth. Union County team. Mound Time 13, Union 0 But Mound Time proved to be too Nick Zanotti was four for four, In Sunday's morning game, a much once again. while Jayden Hanna was three for spot in the state title game was on After putting up tlnBe runs over four. Michael Fanning got the win, the line between second-seeded the course ofthe first two innings, striking out two in three innings.

Mound Time takes North Oregon state championship Tualatin Hills' Mound Time proved itself to be the cream of the crop at the North Oregon state Babe Ruth tournament this weekend at Pioneer Park. Other than a 6-4loss to Central Oregon in pool play, Mound Time outscored its opponents 95-5, including an 8-0 victory over Central Oregon in Sunday's title game. After a 13-1 victory over Union County in the opener Friday, Mound Time put up an offensive display against Pendleton in a 43-1 romp. It started with a 19-run barTage in the first inning, followed by 16 more runs in the second. Seven runs in the third and a run in the fifth rounded out the scoring. In all, Mound Time totaled 37 hits. Jayden Hanna had five RBis, Gabe Skoro was fuur for four v.ith an RBI and Nick Zanotti drove in a couple runs. Mound Time put in a majority of its back-ups early on in the contest.

MoundTime's Matt Clark (above) delivers a pitch in Friday's 13-1 victory over Union County in the North Oregon state Babe Ruth tournament at Optimist Field. A close play at third base (right ) led to a Mound Time run.

Central Oregon 6, MT 4 Mound Time ran into a challenge in the team from Central Oregon on Saturday. The Bend-based squad was able to build up a 3-0

lead before Mound Time got on the boar·d v.itl1 a run in the bottom of the third. But Central Oregon responded with a two-run fourth to stretch the lead to

tral Oregon with two hits, two runs and a double. Noah Yunker got the win. For Mound Time, Zanotti had a double, while Renner Stecki had a pair ofhit'l. Casey Kellas/The ObseNer

5-1. Mound Time started a rally in the bottom of the fourth with three runs, but failed to catch up. Calvin Waterman led Cen-

Mound Time 15, The Dalles 3 Mound Time got back to its winning ways against The Dalles Saturday. After jumping in front 'vith five runs in the first inning, The Dalles scored one in the top of the second. But a 10-run second inning would prove to be too much to overcome for the visitors

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Mound Time 8, Central Oregon 0 After Mound Time defeated Union County 13-0 in Sunday morning's play-in game, the squad from Tualatin Hills advanced to the state tite game, where it ran into Central Oregon again. Only this time the outcome was a very different one. Behind a dominant pitching perfonnance by Stecki, Mound Time routed Central Oregon 8-0 for the title. Stecki pitched a complete-

game, no-hitting Central Oregon for the title. Stecki struck out four in seven innings ofwork. Mound Time put up two runs in each of the fu·st two innings, added one in the third and three more in the fourth. As a team, Mound Time had 12 hits to Central Oreogn's zero. Brent l'vfiller had three hits, while Skoro and Sims both scored a pair of nms each. With the state title, Mound Time advances to regionals in Meridian, Idaho.

Babe Ruth state tournament wraps up at Pioneer Park Seven teams battled it out for the 13-year-old state Babe Ruth title this weekend at Pioneer Park. In Friday's opener, Pendleton fell to Central Oregon 15-1. CO came out swinging hard, putting up 13 runs in the first inning en route to the \vin. Alex Bailey scored tln·ee runs in all, while Cam Davis, Ryan Funk and Noah Yunker all crossed home plate twice. For Pendleton, Nick Lani scored the only run of the game in the sixth inning.

Baker 5, The Dalles 4 Baker City and The Dalles went toe-to-toe Friday. After trading a pair of runs each in the first inning, Baker broke the tie with two runs in the second. The Dalles cut the deficit with a run in the fifth inning, but Baker got an insurance run in the sixth that proved to be the difference in the end. Trevor Bennett got tl1e win for Baker, while Boston Bate was saddled with the loss. Central Oregon 18, SRV 3 The team based in Bend had no trouble in tlris one,jwnping in front with a 15-run first inning.

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forSRV. Denzel Arellano and Preston Klindt scored tln·ee runs each.

Pendleton 13, Baker 2 Pendleton rebounded from a humbling 43-1loss to Mound Time to pull off an 11-run victory over Baker. Eleven first-inning runs set the tone for Pendleton and was too much for Baker to come back from. Riley Lankfurd scored four times for Pendleton. Central Oregon 13, Baker 3 Baker took a 3-0 lead in the second inning, only to see CO put up seven runs in the bottom of the inning to take the lead and never look back. Seth Dixon took the loss, striking out one. Cameron Baker picked up the win on the mound. Casey Kellas/The Obse N er

Baker and Union County played a tight game Friday night at Optimist Field. Union County used a seventh-inning rally to pull out a 11 -10 decision. Seven teams competed for three days in the North Or-

A run in the second, followed by two more in the third closed out the scoring. Alex Bailey scored three runs and had three hits. F\mk scored three times as well, while Calvin Waterman scored t\vice. For Snake River Valley, Car-

son Leavitt, Levi Seal and Blake Cleaver scored its three runs. Seal took the loss on the hill, while Davis got the win.

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Snake River Valley against The Dalles Friday. The Dalles led 7-5 after the third inning before putting up one in the fourth, one in the sixth and two in tl1e seventh to pull away. Seal had three hits and two runs,

SRV 17, Pendleton 11 Snake River and Pendleton had to finish this one Sunday moming after lightning postponed it Saturday. But SRV came out and got six runs in the eighth to break a tie and went on to win. Seal had three hits, while Etltan Hopper scored hvo runs for SRV.

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MONDAY, JULY 16,2012

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Justin Frederick (left) is hugged by his dad after hitting the game-winning home run Sunday. Frederick's teammates (right) wait for him at home plate after he hit the ball over the center field fence. La Grande's 9-10-year-old Little League team has won its first three games of the tournament.

Frederick's walk-on Ills La Grande to win • La Grande starts state tourney off with three straight victories LAKE OSWEGO - La Grande's 9-10-year-old Little League team is competing at the state tournament this week in Lake Oswego. And the team has started out play vrith a bang. After defeating St. Helens 20-5 in its opener, La Grande went on to defeat West Salem 10-8 Saturday afternoon. That led to some fireworks in Sunday's game against Bend. Justin Frederick belted a walk off home run to lead La Grande over Bend 7-5. Bend took a 5-llead entering the bottom of the fifth inning, before Jameson Halsey slammed a tworun double to make the game 5-4. With the score the same entering the bottom of the sixth inning, Austin McDowell received a lead off walk, but the next two batters hit line drives that were caught by the defense.

Jacob Adams then drew a two-out walk to set the stage for Frederick. With two outs and two strikes, Frederick hit a ball over the centerfield fence to give his teammates a unforgettable victory. ''What a magical feeling for everyone that was at the park. To have Justin come tinuugh in that way was very special," said manager Shane Frederick. "Our fan support has been second to none. The players and coaches love the atmosphere they create for us at ti1e ballpark every single game." Halsey picked up the win for the team on the mound. Next up for the club is Sheldon Little League from Eugene, which is set for Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. The semi finals will take place on F:tiday.

La Grande 20, St. Helens 5 La Grande got out to a fast start at the 2012 state Little League chan1pionships by beating St. Helens 20-5. "The boys were nervous before the game, but once they stepped

onto the field they were back in their comfort zone," Frederick said. La Grande scored eight runs in the first and 11 in the second inning and cruised the rest of the game. The team was led by Justin Frederick, Austin McDowell and Parker Robinson, who combinded to reach base 12 times. Brody Kincade picked up his third-consecutive v.rin on the mound for the team

La Grande 10, West Salem 8 La Grande defeated West Salem 10-8 Saturday afternoon in the second round of the Oregon State Little League Chan1pionships. La Grande trailed 6-0 early in the ball game and eventually took the lead for good in the bottom of the fifth inning. "The kids keep there composure. Most teams will just lay their heads down and wait for another day," said Frederick. Austin McDowell picked up the win on the mound and Logan Paustian recorded his first save of the tournan1ent. Offensively LaGrande had 14 hits.

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La Grande's Justin Frederick had the game-winning home run against Bend Sunday at the state Little League tournament in Lake Oswego. La Grande faces Sheldon Tuesday at 4:30p.m.

Angels down Yankees, Rangers blank Mariners in AL action NEW YORK (AP) - Kevin Jepsen got Alex Rodriguez to pop out with the bases loaded in the ninth inning and ti1e Los Angeles Angels took advantage of New York's baserunning follies to beat the Yankees 10-8 Sunday. With seemingly no lead safe recently at Yankee Stadium, Mark Teixeira hit a two-run horner off Ernesto Frieri to make it 10-7 in the ninth. After a walk to Nick Swisher, Scott Downs relieved with a 1-0 count to Raul Ibanez. Ibanez knocked the glove off Downs and reached for an infield single. Andruw Jones struck out, Russell Martin had a fielder's choice and Derek Jeter walked to load the bases. Downs then walked Curtis Granderson to make it 10-8 before Jepsen carne on and retired Rodriguez for his first save since 2009, helping the Angels avoid their first three-game sweep in New York since 1995. Albert Pujols and Erick Aybar hit consecutive home runs off Ivan Nova (10-4) in the first inning for Los Angeles. The American League rivals combined for eight homers on an ideal day for the long ball. TIGERS 4, ORIOLES 0

BALTIMORE (AP) - Justin Verlander returned to form after his uncharacteristic start in the All-Star game, allowing three hits in eight innings to carry Detroit to the win. VerJander (10-5) struck out eight and walked two in his first appearance since yielding five runs in one inning for the AL in an 8-0 loss Tuesday night. The reigning Cy Young Award winner retired 16 of the last 17 batters he faced before

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leaving after 117 pitches. Jose Valverde worked the ninth to complete the four-hitter. Austin Jackson and Miguel Cabrera homered for the Tigers, who took two of three from the Orioles. Detroit has won seven of eight overall. Baltimore's Miguel Gonzalez (1-1) gave up tin·ee runs, six hits and five walks over 5 2-3 innings. RED SOX 7, RAYS 3

ST. PETERBURG, Fla. (AP)Josh Beckett pitched six effective innings and Will Middlebrooks had a key two-run single to lead Boston to the victory. Beckett (5-7) allowed three runs - all in the first - and eight hits. The right-hander struck out seven and walked two while stopping a personal six-start winless streak. Boston went ahead 6-3 in the fifth when Daniel Nava homered and Middlebrooks singled in a pair of runs against James Shields (8-6), who has allowed double-digits hits in four consecutive starts. Boston closer Alfredo Aceves, in a non-save situation, loaded the bases on three walks in the ninfu, but retired Hideki Matsui on a high fly to right to end it. Shields lasted just five innings, giving up six runs and 11 hits. WHITE SOX 2, ROYALS 1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Chris Sale scattered a season-high 10 hits over eight innings and Adam Dunn homered for the tl1ird consecutive game, pushing the White Sox to the win. Sale (11-2) allowed one run, struck out four and walked none, improving to 8-0 with a 1.61 ERA in 10 starts since his last loss on May 12 against Kansas City. The

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Seattle Mariners outfielder lchiro Suzuki makes a diving catch in right field for an out againstTexas Rangers catcherYorvitTorrealba in the fourth inning at Safeco Field Sunday.

All-Star left-bander lowered his season ERA to 2.11, second in tile American League. Dunn, who leads the league with 28 horne runs, drilled a 2-0 pitch from Luis Mendoza (3-6) just inside the right-field pole for a solo shot in the first inning. Alex Rios scored when Alexei Ramirez grounded into a double play in the second. Addison Reed worked a scoreless ninth for his 14th save in 16 opportunities.

Seth Smith also homered for the Ns, who have won nine of 11 to climb back into the wild-card conversation in the American League. Jarrod Parker (6-4) gave up four runs and nine hits in six innings. Brian Duensing (1-6) gave the Twins another dreadful start, lasting just two innings and getting tagged for six runs and seven hits. Gomes finished with three hits and two RBis.

ATHLETICS 9, TWINS 4

SEATTLE (AP) - Matt Harrison tossed a five-hitter, Adrian Beltre had three hit~ and two RBis, and the Rangers won for the fourth time in five games spanning the All-Star break. Harrison's 12th win kept him

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Yoenis Cespedes had his first career fourhit game, including a homer and three RBis, and Oakland completed a tln·ee-garne series sweep. Jonny Gomes, Clrris Carter and

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even with Tampa Bay's David Price for the most in the American League and continued his streak against the Mariners. Harrison (12-4) has won eight straight starts against Seattle and is 5-0 at Safeco Field. It was HarTison's second shutout of the season and No.4 for his career. He threw 114 pitches and allowed just four singles and Brendan Ryan's two-out double in the fifth mmng. Ian Kinsler hit his lOth homer of the season on the first pitch of the fifth inning by Seattle starter Hisashi Iwakuma (1-2). Mariners rookie Jesus Montero singled in the first inning to snap an 0-for-23 skid.

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5C -THE OBSERVER

MONDAY, JULY 16, 2012

SPORTS

Sabotage mars Tour de France, not Wiggins FOIX, France (AP)- Crashes, falls, fractures - Bradley Wiggins has seen it all. Now add tacks and nails to list. Still, nothing can break his stranglehold on the Tour de France. On a day of sabotage in the Pyrenees, Wiggins had luck on Iris side. He avoided the chaos and spent another trouble-free stage as his Sky team controlled his main rivals to protect his yellow jersey. At least 30 riders were disrupted by tire punctures at the top of the final climb after tacks and small nails were tossed on the road. Tour officials asked police to investigate.

Defending champion Cadel Evans was caught in the havoc. He had to wait three times for assistance. He lost nearly two minutes at one point before teammates arrived and gave the former world champion a rear wheel. But Wiggins honored cycling etiquette by not attempting to capitalize on Evans' misfortune. He urged the peloton to slow down to allow Evans to return to the pack. Wiggins and Evans finished in the same time - 18 minutes, 15 seconds behind Luis Leon Sanchez of Spain, who won the 119-mile, 14th stage between Limoux and Foix.

This was the first day of racing in the Pyrenees, and Wiggins kept his overall lead of2:05 over Sky teammate Christopher Froome. Vincenzo Nibali ofltaly is third, 2:23 off the pace while Evans remains fourth, 3:19 behind. After crashing out of the race with a broken collarbone last year, Wiggins has been enjoying the perl'ect Tour so far with the help of a team dedicated to his quest for cycling's most revered prize. With only two big mountain stages remaining before the race ends in Paris next Sunday, and a long time trial where Wiggins is

expected to blow his rivals apart, the fonner Olympic track champion looks all but guaranteed to become the first Brit to win the Tour.Yet, he is well aware of the dangers that can arise anywhere. ''What can you do? It's something we can't control," Wiggins said, referring to the sabotage that could have led to a reshuffle of the standings. "There's nothing stopping more of that sort of stuff happening. It's sad. Those are the type of things we have to put up with as cyclists. I think people take that for granted sometimes, just how close they can

get to us. If that happened in a football stadiwn, or whereve1; you'd be arrested." From time to time, stray dogs or photograph-snapping fans get hit by speeding riders. On Friday, Wiggins was hit on the arm and received minor burns from a flare waved by a spectator. Three years ago, Oscar Freire and Julien Dean were hit by pellets from an air rifle. ''We're out there, quite vulnerable at times, ve1y close to the public on climbs;' Wiggins said. ''We're just the riders at the end of the day and we're there to be shot at, literally."

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TRANSACTIONS Sunday's SportsTransactions BASEBALL Am erican l eague BALTIMORE ORIOLES_Piaced RHP Jasor1 Hammel on the 15 doy DL. retronctive to July 14. Pee<~ led RHP Steve Jo(·rrrson frorn norfulk IIU, then optioned hm back to ~Jorfolk BOSfON RED SOX_Piacod RHP Scott Atch rson on the 1s.dJy DL, ret roactive to Jufy 14. Rer.Aied RHP.JunichiTaza,va from Pawtucket Ill) LOSMJGtLtS i\NGt LS_~aced KHP Jadan Walcen on the 1 ~dky DL, retroact..., toJufy 9 Reca ll~:l OF Kale Calhoun fr0111 Salt Lake IPCU TORONTO BLUE Jli.'YS_Optioned RHP Jesse Ch1lV€z to Las Vegas IPCU Recalled RHP Chad Beck from Las Vegas. National League ATLANTA BRAVES Selecte:J the oontract of RHP Ben Sheets from Gwinnen !IU Opt .,ned KHP KandaII Llegado to GV>omnett. ~aced SS JackWrlson on the 1 ~day DL HOLJSTON ASTROS_Piaoed INF .led I atJrre and C Jason Castro on the 1~day LlL Hernstated SS M arw rn Gonzalez fr= the 15day I'll Seklcred the contract of C Carlos Corporan from Oklal10fna City IFCU American Association LINCOLN SALTDOGS_Sgned OF Sean 1111 Smrth ST F1\UL SAINTS Ttade:l RHP Aiberto Rolon to Lincoln for INF Joo Sprers.

Can-Am League ROCKI AND ROlJI IJFRS_Si()ned I ~JF Jose Reyes Frontier League GATEWAY GRIZZLIES_Reeased OF ,1\.aron Conwoy SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS_Reeased LHP Enc Holmes. SOI.JmERH ILLINOIS MNERS_Srgncd OF Cory Harr~d1ak BASKETBALL Nat ional Basketball Associ ation M I ~JNFSOTA TlMRFR'vVOI VFS_Fxrended a qualr fyrng offer to F Nrolas Batum. Saturday's Sports Transactio ns BASEBALL American l eague BALTIMORE ORIOLES- Rernstated CTaylcr Teegarden from the ffiday [)L Selected the contract ot HHP Miguel Socolovrch tr= ~Jorfo! k (Ill. Assgned C flonoy Paulno outright to ~Jorfol<: l'lesignored I HP Dana Fveland for ass1gnment. BOSTO~I RED SOX - Reinstated RHP Clay Bud1iloiL frorn the 15 day DL. Opli:Jrled INF Mauro Gomez to Paw tucket OLI. DETROITTlGERS- Ploce:J LHP Drevv Smyly on tl·e 15<:Jay DL. retrua:trve to Jufy 7 Recalled RHP Luis Marte and DannyV'Jorth from Toledo IIU KANS.l\S CITY ROYALS - 1'\,ss;gned OF M rtch Mae r outrighTTo Omaha (PCU LOS M JGtLt S ANGI:LS- Kernstated KHP Jerome Williams from the 15dey DL Optooed LHP Brad M rlls to Sail Lake IPCU SEATILE MARINERS - Placed OF Franklin Gutierrez on the 1~dny DL Optioned RHP Stephen Flym to Taconra IPCU. TEXAS RAHGERS_RecaiW C Luis Martinez from Round Rock IPCU. Optroncd RHPYoshr noriTateyama to Round Rcxk

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ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS- Reinstated LHP Joe Saunoors from the '15day DL. ~ tioned LHP Pntrick Corl::in to Rem IFCU ATLANTA BF\l\VES - Rernstated C Bnan McCann frOfll paternity IE>.ave Reo1lled SSTyiE>r PastOfnroky from Gwrnnett IIU Optroned C J C [)oscan to Gwrnnett. ClrJCINN.4Tl RFrlS- Traded INF Paul Janish To Atlanta tor RHPTodd Redmond, and optrooed him to Louisvilko IIU HOUSTON ASTROS - Rerrrslaled OF Jus1n1 M axwel from the '15 day DL lvii!\MI MARLINS- Ploced OF Giancarlo Stanton orr the 15day DL. Agreed to terrns w rtlr C Humberto Quintero on a minor league contract LOS ANGELES DODGERS_Piaced RHP Javy Guerra on the bereavement list Recaled PHP .JoshWall from Abu~ uerque (PCU Sl. LOUIS CN~I.JitJ,\LS - Ke1nstated 18 Lana> [)erkrnan from the 15day DL Optioned 01 Shane Robinson to Memphis IF\':I I American Association GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS - Released RHP Chad Rhoades KANSAS CITYTBONES Srgnod 1B Lee Cruz and RHP Dustin Lomins LAREDO LEMURS- Signe:l LHPTony Butler SIOUX f-ALLS 1'1-lt/\Si\ N I S- Peleased Oflvlark Shorey WICHITA WlNG~IllfS - Solrl the conTracTof LHP Nate Roberston to theToronto BkJe Jays Released C Justin Telklm S1~ned C Fausto M e r WINNIPEG GOLDEYES- Released OF Da1 Barhero

Can-Am League NEWARK BEARS- Signed INF G<:Jo Johnson and LHPVrctor Gonzalez. Rcbasod RHP Lu<; Garcia and RHP Cak*J Cuevas 'N ORr:FSTFR TORtJADOFS- Sg1ed OF Michael Samela BASKETBALL National Basketball Association BOSTON CELTICS - Re-siJne>:l F Kevro Garnett. F Brandon Bass and C-F ChrisW ilox BROOKLYN NETS_,IIgreed to termswrth G C.J. Watson. DETROIT PISTONS- Sigred C Vyad1eslav Kravtsrt.: to a multfye.:u oontract. NEW OPLEANS HORNETS Matched the Phoenrx Suns' fou•year offer sheet toG Enc C.ordon. FOOTBALL National Football League OAKLAND RAIDERS_.II.greed to terms w~h S 1\,'Von Branch on a four-year contract HOCKEY National Hockey League WASHI~<GTON CAPITALS Signed F Matt Clac:kson to a one-year, t'-li/0-\Wf{ oontroct. SOCCER CONCJIU\f- - 1\nnounced act111g general secretary Ted lloward rs returnng to hrs prevrous position as cieputy general secretary COLLEGE M ONTANA - Ds mssed QB Gerald Kemp lrorn Lire foolballiearrr.

CYCLING Tour de France Results Sunday At Foix, France 14th Stage A 11!:U-mrle rroo to the Pyrenees frOfO Lrmoux to Forx. w rth back-tcrback Category 1 climbs up the Por i oo Lers and Mur de Feguere l Luis Lm n Sanchez, Spa111, Ra!xbank, 4 hours. GO minutes, 29 seconds 2. Pater Sagao, Slwaloa, Liqu;gas-Ca1mndale, 47 seconds te hrnd 3. Sandy Casar, I ranee, ID.L[);g Mat, same rime •1. Phrlrppe Grlt ert, Belgrum, BMC Racrng, same time 5 Gorka ILaguirre, Spain, Euskaliei-Euskadi. same trme. 6 Sergio Pnulirrho. Fbrtugal Team SilXo BankTrnkoff Bank, 2:51 7 Sebastien Minard, Frana>, France, AG2R La M ondialc, same time 8. llllartu1 V"rts, Slovakra, Omega Pharm.r OrickStep, 3 49 9. tduard VorganoJ, Kussra, Katusha, 4:51 10. Steven Kruijswi1k. Netherlands. naxoank, 4 53 '1 1 Cynl Gautrer, France,Team EurC1JCar, 14:53. 12 Luis Angel Mate, Spain, Cofidis. 18 15 13. Julien Sirnv11, France, Saur~Sojas u r•, sarne time 14 tvlickacl Chcrel, France, France, AG2R La Mondiale, sarr1e time. 15 Bradley Wiggins, Britain. Sky Procyd rng, sarnetrme. 16 Cadel [ vans, l\LBtralia, [)MC f1acing, same

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lnne '17 Vincenzo Nbalr, ltafy, Lqu rgas~a n nondae, same time 18. KristiJan Koren, Slovenia, Liquigas-Cannondale, sam e ti -ne 19 l:lrK:e ~erllu, f-rance, Sau'SOJasun. same ttme. 70 Chns Froome, Rrirain, Sky Procyr.ling, same ttme. Also 27 H"mar ZubeUra, SJ:-<Jnr, RadioSirack-Nis:san. same ttme. 20 Jurgen Van den Broeck, Belgium. Lotto Belisol, sarn~;: tim~;:. 33. Janez BrajkcJJk:, Slo\IE!Ilia, Astana, same ttmo. 30. Prerre Ro!land. Fr<'ll Ge,Team Europcar. same time 4 1 f-rank Schlock, Luxembourg, KadroShackf'Jissan, same time 47 Thrnur Pi nor, Franm , Ffli-Rg Mar, same time. 44. George Hincapie, United States, BMC Racing, same time. 50.TejayV.m Garderen, United States, BI\IIC Racing.. same time. 54. Christopher Horner, United States. RadioShack· Nissan, same time_ 55. 1\ndroos Kloeden, Germany, KadroShackf'Jissan, sasme time 68. Levi Leipheimer, United States, Omega Pharma-OuickStepi same tim e . 130.1VIer Farnw, United States, GanninSharp-Barrncuda, 28:18. 135. Christian VandeVelde, United St ates, Garmin,Sharp-Barracuda, same time. 147. David Zabriskie, United States, GanninShaip·Barracuda, same time. Overal Standings IAfier 14 STa[Jffi) 1 Bradley Wrggins, Britain, Sky Piocydng, ~ hours, 4 1 minutes, 16 seconds 2. Clms Frwrne, Brrlanr, Sky Pra<-yding, 2.05. 3\ilncenzo tJrnli, ltafy, Liquigas-Cannondak>, 2:23. 4 Cadel Evans. AustraiB, BMC Raci11g, 3 19 5 Jurgen Van ooo Broeck, Belgrum. Lono Bclrsol, 4:48. G Haimar Ztbeld" . Spain, Rad1oShack-Nissan, 5:15. 7 TejayVan Garderen, United States, BMC Racing, 6:57. 8. Janez BrajkoJJ:. SICM?.11ia, Astana. 7:2i) 9 Prerre Holland. h a1ce. leam turopcar. 8:31 10. Thbaut F\not lrillCe, I DJ-[Jrg Mat, 8:51 11 Andreas Kloeden. (',ermany Radn%ack~l issan, 9:29 12 Frank Schlack, LuxembourQ. RadioShack~ls:san, 9 45 '13. Nicolas Roche, Ireland, France, I'IG2R La Mond1ale, 10 49 14. Jerome Cappel, France, SaucSo1asun. 11:27 15. Christopher Horner, United States, RadioShack-Nissan, 12:41. 16. Denis M enchw, nuss>J, Katusha, 17:21 17 Maxime Monfort, Relgium, RadioShack~l issan, 1/ :oll 18 E~o i Martnez, Spain, Euska lte~Eus kad i, 18.04 '19. Rur Costa, Fbrtugal, Movrstar, '19:02. 20. Chris Anker Sorensen, Denmark, Tetlm Saxo Bank-TrnkoffBank. 20:12. Also 30. Levi Leipheimer, United States, Omega Phanna-OuickStep, 47:17, 41. George Hincapie, United States, BMC Racing, 1:04:55. 66. Christian Vand eVelde, United States, Garmin,Sharp-Barracuda, 1:21:06. 103. David Zabriskie, United States, GarminSharp-Barracuda, 1 :53:12. 162.lVIer Farrar, United States, GanninSharp-Barracuda, 2:47:29. Saturday At Le Cap d'Agde, France 13th Stage A 134 & mile, mostfy flat rKJe fr= Saint-PauiTrois-ChatP-CHJX to the Mediterranean resort of Le Ci~> dAgde w ith a singk3 Category 3 clirnb near the finish 'I Andre Grep el, Germany, Lotto Belisol, 4 hours, 57 minutes, 50 seconds. 2. Feter Sagan, Sb ;akia, Liqurgas-Cannondale, same ttme 3. Edvald Bcasson Hagen, Norway, Sky Procyding. same time 4 Sebasrren Hrnaulr, France, Franm. ACi7R I a Mond1ale, 5 Daryllmpey, South Africa, Orc a GreenEdqe, :xune Ltrne. 6. Julien Simon, France, Saur-Sojasun, same ttme. 7 lvlarw Ma1cato. Itaft. Vacansobi~DCM , sarne ttme

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10. Cadel Evans, ,1\ustralia, BMC Raang, same time 17 Jurgen Van den 8 roeck. 8elgrum, Lotto Gelisol, same time 1R Andrm s Kloeden, Germany. RadroShar.l:r\Jissan, same time. 19 NK:oias Roche, lrelnnd, Fmnce, AG2R La MoncJiale. sarne tirn e. 20,TejayVan Garderen, United States, BMC Racing, same time. Also 22. Harmar Lubel:lra, Sparn, KadK>Shack-No;sao, same time 73 Pierre Rollar<J, Franm,Team Furopc.ar. same time. 30. Christopher Horner, United States, RadioShack-Nissan, same time. 33 lhibout Pinot, France, FDJ-Big Mat, same ttme. 39. ClrristianVande Vekle, Unit ed States, Garmin-Sharp--Barracuda, same time. 40. Frank Schlock, Luxembourg, Ra:lroShack f'.Jissan. same tirne 96, George Hincapie, United States, BMC Racing, 12 minutes, 31 seconds behind. 97Tyler faiT8r, United States, Garmin-Sharp-

Barracuda, same time. 140. Levi leiJ>heimer, United States, Omega Phanna-OuickStep, 14:04. 151. David Zabriskie. United States. GarminShalll-Barracuda, same time. Overall Standings (After 13stagesl l Bra:l<:Jy VVrggrns Brrtarn, Sky Procyding, 59 hours, 32 minutes 32 scronds 2. Chrrs Froome, Brtarn, Sky Ptocyclrng, 2:0G. 3. Vincenzn Niboli, I ta~. Liquigas-Cannondale,

223 4. Cadel [ vans, Australra, [)MC flr ong, 3:19. ~ .lurgen Van den Rroeck, Relgrum, I otto Belrsol, 'i :~ l:l. 6 Haimar Zubei:J1a, Spain, RadioShack-Nissan, 6 15 7.TejayVan Garderen, United States, BMC Racing. 6:67. 8. Janez Brajkovrc, Sloverm, Astana, 7 30. 9. Pierre Rolland, Franoo. Tea111Europr..ar, 8:31 10 lhrbautf'rnot, hance, f-W-8 rg IV1at, 8 51 1l Andreas Kloeden, Germany, nadK>ShackNissan. 9 ?~ 12. Frank Schk>ck, Luxembourg, RadroShackNissan, 945 13. Nwas Roche, Ireland, Frarrce, AG2R La rvlondrale, '10:49. 14 Jerome Ccnoel, Fmnce, SmlfSojasun. 1127 15. Clrristopher Horner, United States, RadioShack·Nissan, 12:41. 16. Dens ~Jicncha;, Russia, Katusha, 17:21 17 M axime Monfort, Belgrum, RadioShackl~issan. 1741 18. t gor Martrnez, sran, t uskaltel-tuskadr 1804 19. Rui Cosla, FbriJJgal, Mo; r>Lar, 19.02. 20. Chris ,1\nker Sorensen, Der1mark,Team Saxo Bilnk-Tinkoff Bonk, 20 12 Also 32, Levi LeiJ>heimer. United States, Omega Phanna-OuickStep, 47:17 41. George Hincapie, United States. BMC Racing. 1:04:55. 50. Christian VandeVelde, United States, Gannin·Snarp-Barracuda, 1:11:03. 99, David Zaoriskie, United States, GarminSharp-Barracuda, 1:43:09. 163.Tyler Farrar, United States, Garmin· Sharp-Barrncuda, 2:37:16.

SPORTSWATCH lOday, July 16 BASKETBALL

5:30 p.m ESPf\J2 - VVom en '~ nationi:tllearns. exhibition, Bra21l vs. Unrted States, at Washington 8 pm ESPN2 - Men's natk.Jnal tearns, exhibitKm. Brazil vs. United States, at Washington CYCUNG 8 a.m

N8CStJ - lour oo f-rance, stage 15, Samatan to Pau, rranee

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Spectators push riders, Cedric Pineau of France, among others, as they climb Mur de Peguere during the 14th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 191 kilometers (118.7 miles) with start in Limoux and finish in Foix, France, Sunday

Strasburg leads Nationals to victory MIAMI (AP) - Stephen Strasburg pitched six scoreless innings and drove in a run for the Washington Nationals in a 4-0 win over the Miami Marlins on Sunday. Strasburg (10-4) allowed six hits and struck out seven. Steve Lombardozzi, Michael Morse, and Danny Espinosa also drove in a run for the Nationals. The Marlins were 1 for 13 with runners in scoring position as they were shut out for the ninth time this season. Nationals reliever Tyler Clippard loaded the bases in the ninth with no outs, but retired the next thTee batters. Omar Infante flew out to Bryce Harper in foul tenito1y to end the game as Harper collided with second baseman Lombamozzi. Marlins starteT Ricky Nolasco (8-7) did not allow a hit until the fifth inning when Morse led off with a single to left. Strasburg and LombaJ·dozzi followed with two-out RBI singles. REDS 4, CARDINALS 2 CINCINNATI (AP) Scott Rolen hit a tiebreaking two-run single in the eighth inning, sending Cincinnati to a victory and three-game sweep of St. Louis. The Reds' sixth straight win matched their best surge of the season, moved them a season-high 12 games over .500, and jumped them a game ahead of Pittsburgh for the NL Central lead. St. Louis fell4V2 games back. Rolen's two-out single off Mitchell Boggs snapped a 2-all tie and provided a satisfying moment for the 37-year-old third baseman, limited by a bad shoulder and back. Jake Westbrook (7-8) set up the rally with a walk, a wild pitch and a hit batter. Homer Bailey (8-6) went eight innings during a fill-in staJt for Johnny Cueto, sidelined by a blister.

BRAVES 6, METS 1 ATlANTA (AP)- Ben Sheets pitched six scoreless innings in his first gaJne in two years and Atlanta beat New York for its season-high seventh straight victory. Freddie Freeman hit a three-run homer in a six-run fifth inning and Sheets (1-0) allowed two hits and one walk with five strikeouts in his first start since July 19, 2010. The Mets have lost four straight and seven of10.Atlanta improved to a seasonhigh 10 games over .500. Johan Santana (6-6) gave up eight hits, six runs, two walks and struck out three in five innings. BREWERS 4, PIRATES 1 MILWAUKEE (AP) Yovani Gallardo struck out a career-high 14 in seven innings and Milwaukee used a four-run sixth to beat Pittsburgh. Gallardo (8-6) gave up four hits, including Andrew McCutchen's homer in the fourth. A.J. Burnett's nine-game winning streak ended. McCutchen, who had three of the Pirates' five hits, hit his 21st homer and fifth in the past four games. John Axford pitched the ninth for his 16th save. Burnett (10-3) had his career-high nine-game winning streak ended. CUBS 3, DIAMONDBACKS 1 CHICAGO (AP) - Darwin Barney homered and Matt Garza threw seven shutout innings to lift Chicago to a three-game sweep ofArizona. Barney sent a Trevor Cahill pitch into the leftfield bleachers for a two-run homer in the second inning to help Chicago match a season high with its fourth straight win. GaJ·za (5-7) heldA:rizona to five hits and one walk.

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MONDAY, JULY 16,2012

SPORTS

Beckham scores twice in 5-3 win over nmbers PORTLAND (AP)- David Beckham and Robbie Keane each scored two goals to lead the Los Angeles Galaxy over the Portland Timbers 5-3 Saturday night. Landon Donovan had a goal and an assist for the Galaxy (8-10-2), who handled the Timbers defense. Portland (5-9-4) struggled in its first game since coach John Spencer was fired and Gavin Wilkinson took over the team. Kris Boyd scored two goals for the Timbers, who lost for only the third time in 10 games atJeld-Wen Field this season. Wilkinson understood the firing of Spencer was likely going to have an effect on the team's play for a while.

After the game he told the players, "tiris one's on me!' "It's been a really crazy last week," said Kosuke Kimura, who joined the Timbers July 5 from Colorado. "Eve:rything happened so quick. But at the same time it's a professional business." The Timbers took a 1-0 lead in the third minute when Boyd scored off a cross from Kalif Alhassan. The Galaxy got their offense going in the 20th minute, when Beckham sent the ball into the back of the net. Beckhan1 gave the Galaxy a 2-1 lead when he sent a free kick past Portland keeper Troy Perkins in the 24th minute.

Donovan scored his seventh goal of the season on a penalty kick in the 26th minute and then passed to Keane for an easy goal in the 28th. "That's what happens when you give players ofthat ability that much time on the ball," Boyd said. Kimura cut the deficit to 4-2 when Galaxy keeper Josh Saunders bobbled a shot in the 35th minute. Keane scored again in the 64th minute to make it 5-2. Boyd added a goal in the 70th minute for Portland. The Galaxy are back in the playoff hunt and are in fifth place in the Western Conference. Observer tile photo L.A. finishes its three-game road The Portland Timbers couldn't muster enough offense to keep pace swing at Vancouver on Wednesday. with the L.A. Galaxy Saturday in a 5-3 loss.

Tlillberwolves submit offer sheet for Blazers' Batum MINNEAPOLIS (AP)- The Minnesota Timberwolves are about to find out just how serious the Portland Trail Blazers were when they said they would match any offer for restricted free agent forward Nicolas Batum. The Timberwolves submitted a four-year, $46 million offer sheet signed by Batum on Sunday, giving the Blazers three days to match the offer or let him leave without compensation. The deal has incentives that could push the total value over $50 nrillion, a hefty price for the 23-year-old swingman who has averaged 10.2 points and 3.9 rebounds in his first three seasons in the league. The Trail Blazers acknowledged that they did receive the offer sheet Sunday night and said they would have no further comment until a decision has been made. If Portland general manager Neil Olshey is to be believed, that decision was made a long time ago. As soon as the free agent market opened July 1, the Timberwolves set their sights on Batum, a versatile, 6-foot-8 shooter with an established reputation as a fine perimeter defender. Team president David Ka1m and coach Rick Adelman think Batum is a perfect fit for their more open offensive system and can grow

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TheTimberwolves offered restricted free agent Nicolas Batum a four-year, $46 million offer sheet Sunday. alongside rising young stars Kevin Love and Ricky Rubio.

'We're not in control of the situation," Ka1m said on Friday, allud-

ing to the Blazers' leverage with restricted free agency. "I'm more of a glass-half-full person. You hope for the best and prepare for fue worst. We're prepared for every option." One would be hard pressed to find an option that hasn't been considered while these two tearns have gone back and forth over the last week. The Wolves hosted Batum in the Twin Cities for a visit last week and he was impressed with what he heard. Agent Bouna Ndiaye said that his client was unhappy with how he was being used in Portland and would much prefer to play under Adelman and alongside Love and Rubio in Minnesota. They agreed to terms on an offer July 6, and spent tl1e last 10 days trying to negotiate a sign-and-trade deal ¥.-ith the Blazers to make it happen. But Olshey has been adamant that the Blazers would match any offer and were not interested in the assets the Wolves had to peddle in trade. The process had several stops and starts, with Wolves owner Glen Taylor saying on Thursday the team planned "to call their bluff" and submit the offer sheet after being unwilling to part with Derrick Williams or Nikola Pekovic to get the deal done. But league

rules forced the Wolves to wait until swingman Martell Webster, who was bought out on Friday, cleared waivers to create enough cap room for the deal to fit on the Wolves' books. Webster cleared and became an umestricted free agent on Sunday evening, clearing the way for the Wolves to submit the offer. Because the deal has been signed and submitted, the option of a sign-andtrade is no longer possible. It could be viewed as a win-win situation for the Timberwolves. Either they get a player they've long coveted and Kalm called "a missing piece," or Portland matches the offer and fue Wolves have foisted a considerably larger contract than the Blazers initially hoped to comnrit to Batum onto a division rival's salary sheet for the next four years. The only risk the Wolves incur is losing out on other free agents while the process plays out. The contr·act puts tl1e Wolves right at the cap, meaning they will have to wait until Portland announces a decision before they pursue other players like Boston big man Greg Stiemsma, Lakers power forward Jordan Hill and Rockets swingman Courtney Lee, who is considered Minnesota's Plan B if Portland matches the offer to Batum.

Johnson wins John Deere Classic, holds off Matteson in a playoff SILVIS, Ill. (AP)- Zach Johnson already was a member of the board of directors of the John Deere Classic. Now he has another title at the tournament: champion. Johnson won the Deere on Sunday with a birdie on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff. His 193-yard 6-iron approach from the bunker left of the 18th fairway ran up to less than a foot from the cup for an easy birdie, enabling him to knock off Troy Matteson, whose approach landed 43 feet from the pin. "I saw it bounce on the green and hoped it would kick left," Johnson said. "I couldn't see the golfball." Johnson couldn't miss hearing the gallery, many of them friends, as the ball crept within a foot of the hole. "I liked that crescendo from the crowd," said Jolmson, who is from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, about an hour from the Quad Cities. The kick-in birdie had seemed unlikely minutes earlier after Johnson followed Matteson into the water from the san1e bunker on the first playoffhole. Each settled for double-bogey 6, then went back to the 18th tee for another try. Johnson's bunkered his tee shot again, but this time, he played one of the better shots of a career that includes a 2007 Masters victory and eight other PGA Tour titles. "It's one of the best results," Johnson said. When Matteson was unable to sink his long birdie putt, Johnson tapped in to secure his second victory of the year, adding to the title he won at Colonial Country Club. While Johnson tried to downplay what winning would mean to him during the tournament's first three days, with the trophy in his grasp he admitted that it meant a great deal. "It just feels awesome,"Johnson said. "This tournament has meant so much to me and my family, from when they gave me exemptions to being a part of its board. "I don't really like making things a bigger deal than what they should be. It means a great deal now that I've done it." The duo had tied at 20-under 264 after Johnson closed with a 6-under 65 and Matteson had a 69. Matteson had Iris best finish since winning

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the Frys.com Open in 2009, and needed a topfive placing to qualifY for the British Open. So rather than drive to nearby Rockford for a Monday pro-am and then fly to Mississippi for the PGA Tour tournament, he hopped on fue charter that Deere has to ferry players across the Atlantic to the British Open. It will be his first appearance in the year's third major. "It's a heck of a way to play a qualifier, for four days," Matteson said. 'When I started this week I really didn't think about the British Open. "It's fun to play (Rockford) and tl1en go to lVIississippi." Matteson, playing with three-time defending champion Steve Stricker, led from the first round until a double-bogey on the 15th hole dropped him to 18-under, a stroke behind Johnson, who played a bogey-free, with birdies on tln·ee oflris last six holes keying Iris surge. But Matteson made up for his miscue wifu an eagle on the par-5 17th, sinking a 60-footer fuat drew a roar Johnson heard on the 18th green. "I didn't know who the roar· was for;" Johnson said. So Johnson two-putted for par and waited for Matteson, who matched him to force the playoff. Johnson climbed into second in the FedEx Cup standings, trailing only Tiger Woods, and is fifth in the Ryder Cup standings. "If it happens, great," Johnson said. "In golf, arguably in spo~ they're some of fue most fun and gut-wrenching tournaments you can play in. I love that." Stricker began the day with a chance for a fourth straight title, but played himself out of contention by driving into high grass on the 14th hole. He settled for bogey after a penalty drop, fuen bogeyed the next hole and finished four strokes back, tied for fifth ¥.rith Luke Guthrie. "It was fun trying to do i~" Stricker said of a potential four-peat. "It was fun, but I think it's the putter. This week it was hot and cold." Stricker was attempting to become the fifth player to win the sarne tournament four straight times.

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