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North Morrow Volume XXI Number 2

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Summer Recreation Program ends, but good memories remain! Although the Boardman Park’s Summer Recreation Program is over for 2013, there are over 200 kids who have memories that will last them all year! The Funtastic Kidz program for ages 5 through 12 spent five weeks with activities that included arts & crafts, water fun Thursdays with Slip ‘n Slide and blowup water slides, treasure hunts, tie dye T-

Program for ages 12 through 18 introduced the kids to many new activities, including bowling, a paintball day in TriCities, frisbee golf, an organized bike ride to a beach, where everybody jumped in the river to cool off. A program ending trip to Mt. Hood Adventure Park which featured bungee jumping, zip line, go carts, Alpine slide (with Olympic-style luge sleds on wheels), and rides on the ski lifts. Swimming Lessons were shortened this year to three days, due to scheduling difficulties with Hermiston F a m i l y Aquatic Center, but RecreGo Carts were a teen favorite at the program ation Director wrapup at Mt. Hood Adventure Park. Bingo Ganvoa hopes to shirt day, plenty of active games change that for next year. The staff has been working on and a program wrapup at the Hermiston Sprinkler Park with a building a nine-hole Miniature Golf course in Boardman Park, and it will barbecue for all. The Teen Summer Recreation be ready to play next year!

Pirate Football Golf Scramble September 7th Willow Run Golf Course Boardman

$50 per player

Limited to 18 teams of 4 players Prizes: Four-man passes for 18 holes of golf Barbecue provided Contact David Boor (503-910-9140) to reserve a spot. “Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.”

Teens love the Water Trampoline (above) and Bungee Jumping (below, right) while the younger set played on the blow up water slide (above right) and really got into the slip ‘n slide. (below left)

Music in the Parks” 2013 FREE PUBLIC CONCERTS AT BOARDMAN & IRRIGON MARINA PARKS A 10-event series of FREE outdoor concerts on the banks of theColumbia River. Begins in Boardman, Oregon, at 7 pm Monday, June 14. The performances will rotate between the Boardman and Irrigon Marina Parks and offer a variety of musical experiences:

Monday, August 5 Monday, August 12 Monday, August 19

Irrigon Marina Park Boardman Marina Park Irrigon Marina Park

Cale Moon, Country Gospel Barbara Nelson, Country Swing Too Tall Pappas

Funded By: Morrow County Unified Recreation District & Portland General Electric. Sponsored By: North Morrow Community Foundation, Irrigon Watermelon Festival & Mp5

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Community Calendar August 2013 2 Storyhour (most Fridays) Oregon Trail Library Boardman @10:45 3 Breakfast at the Boardman Senior Center 7:30 -10:30 am 5 Irrigon Senior Meal (each Monday) Stokes Landing in Irrigon - Noon Greenfield Grange Meeting (2nd Monday) 6:30 pm, Boardman Grange Public Health Clinic (each Monday &Tuesday ) 8:30 - 4:30 pm closed 12:30 - 1:00 pm Boardman - County Building 6 Boardman Senior Meal (each Tuesday & Thursday) Noon Senior Center Boardman, located by the City Hall Tillicum Club meetings (2nd Tuesday of every month at 7pm) Boardman City Council Meeting - 7pm - City Hall Greenfield Grange meeting (2nd Tuesday of each month) 6 pm buffet, 7pm meeting 8 Domestic Violence/Womens Support Group (each Thursday) 4:00-6:30 pm at SCF Office in Boardman Boardman Rural Fire Protection District Board of Directors meets the (2nd Thursday each month) at 7:00 pm at 300 SW Wilson Lane 15 Boardman Kiwanis Meeting (1st & 3rd Thursday of each month) River Lodge & Grill @ 6:30 17 Greenfield Breakfast 7-10am 20 Tillicum Club meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month @ 7:00 pm Call 571-3142 for meeting locations 21 County Court - Boardman - River Front Center - 9:00 am Boardman Chamber of Commerce Luncheon Noon, Port of Morrow Boardman City Planning Commission - City Hall - 7:00 pm Boardman Rural Fire Protection District Meeting, Fire Hall 300 SW Wilson Lane. 7:00 pm 27 Boardman Park & Recreation District Meeting @ Park Office - 7 pm

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What is “Rollin on the River”? Have you noticed some community members wearing a red Tshirt advertising “ROLLIN’ on the RIVER” and wondered what that event is all about ? On September 21, 2013, the Boardman Kiwanis are hosting the “5TH” annual ROLLIN’ on the RIVER event. Started in September 2009, as a joint venture between the Boardman Chamber of Commerce and the Boardman Kiwanis, this event was created to “establish an annual event in Boardman, Oregon that provides entertainment and libations to people from all over the Columbia Basin”. The event has been a success, showing growth in attendance each year. This year offers 3 bands; extended hours from 2 pm to 9 pm; an actual dance floor; increased car show display; and wine & beer tasting from local venues. Food will be available for purchase. So, mark your calendars and come on down to the Marina on Saturday, September 21, 2013 between the hours of 2 pm and 9 pm and join in the fun ! Tickets are $20.00 each and you must be 21 years of age to attend.

Kiwanis member, President Michelle Erickson holds the new logo for Rollin’ on the River in this year’s 4th of July parade. Other Kiwanis members included Mindy Binder; Jim & Margie Hollandsworth, Debbie Radie and Pam Docken who were all part of the 4th of July parade advertising Rollin’ on the River. Their efforts won them the MOST PATRIOTIC award.

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Why do residents live in Boardman? Boardman, Ore.- July 12, 2013The Boardman Economic Development Committee (BEDC), a joint venture of the Boardman Chamber of Commerce and the Boardman Community Development Association, announced the results of a survey of people who work in Boardman on why they choose to reside in the community they currently live. The poll, which was distributed in both English and Spanish, included responses from one hundred and nineteen people who lived in eight different communities, including Boardman. The survey revealed Boardman residents tend to be more involved in their community than respondents of surrounding towns. Of the respondents, the majority-38 percent, have lived and worked in Boardman for an average of fifteen years, and are married or cohabitating in a single, detached family home that they own. Overall the results suggest Boardman residents utilized community resources and attend local functions more often than the other seven represented towns: · 24 percent of Boardman resi-

dents have visited a local park more than 26 times in the last year. 47 percent have visited a local park 3 to 12 times in the last year; · 11 percent of Boardman residents have attended a local school activity more than 26 times in the last year, while 31 percent have attended 3 to 12 times; · 20 percent of Boardman residents have participated in a religious or spiritual activity; · 22 percent of Boardman residents have participated in a club or civic group activity 3 to 12 times in the last year; · 31 percent of Boardman residents have attended a cultural or entertainment activity 3 to 12 times in the past year; and, · 24 percent of Boardman residents participated in outdoor recreational activities locally 13 to 26 times in the last year. The majority of residents listed ‘close to work’ and ‘close to family and friends’ as reasons they live in Boardman. Many noted they enjoy the smaller town and find it ‘safe and quiet’. The BEDC is using the survey results to help develop an economic development strategy.

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City of Boardman develops Storefront Façade Improvement Program BOARDMAN, Ore. – In an effort to help local businesses improve their appearances and to attract new business, the City of Boardman has developed a Storefront Façade Improvement Program. This program will provide loans or direct grants for the improvement qualifying projects thanks to the lending assistance from local banking institutions. The Storefront Program aims to help local businesses improve their exterior appearances, enhance the general business environment and help attract further investment in Boardman. The program is designed to stimulate private investment, expand the tax base and provide job opportunities. Funds, when available, will be awarded to

targeted businesses on a first come, first serve basis. When grant funds are available, the Storefront Program will match every dollar a participating business spends on qualifying improvements, up to $5,000 or 50 percent of the entire project, whichever is less. No direct City funds will be utilized for the program, nor will the City participate directly in the lending of funds to businesses. Rather, the City has arranged with local banks – including Banner Bank, the Bank of Eastern Oregon and First Community Credit Union – and local revolving loan funds to provide competitive rates and minimal fees for qualifying projects. Funds may be provided in two categories: 1) loans from local financial institutions set aside spe-

cifically for the program, and where the interest rate is intended to be competitive and may also be “paid down” or “blended” using other lower interest programs; and 2) direct grants where available. Businesses receiving grants will consult with the City on proposed improvements, which can include most aspects of street-facing façade rehabilitation, including storefronts, exterior lighting, canopies and awnings, painting and masonry, and architectural/dimensional signage. For more information about the City of Boardman’s Storefront Façade Improvement Program, please visit the City’s web site,, or contact City Manager Karen Pettigrew at 541-481-9252 or

City of Boardman to offer gap lending for new housing BOARDMAN, Ore. – The City of Boardman has started a new program to provide funding for gap lending in an effort to build more residential units within the city. The Boardman Housing Development Fund (BHDF), funded through enterprise zone negotiations, was initiated as a response to an identified need based on work performed through the Oregon Community Solutions-Boardman Workforce Housing finance committee. Initial funding will be $100,000, administered through the Greater Eastern Oregon Development Corporation (GEODC). The purpose of the fund is to provide funding for gap lending to aid in building single family residences, duplex, triplex and fourplex units in Boardman to sell or add to the rental pool for market-rate rental housing. Gap lending provides financing for the construction gap between the lender’s construction loan and the total cost of the project. Maximum loan amounts will not exceed 40 percent of the project’s total

cost, including all fees. Banner Bank and the Bank of Eastern Oregon – both of which have branches in Boardman – have signed on as lenders for the BHDF. Applicants for the funds must prequalify with a lender to finance a construction loan to build on property in Boardman. Borrowers will be given an incentive for projects completed within 90 days of the construction loan closing – those projects completed within 90 days will have 100 percent interest forgiveness on their BHDF loan. More details regarding the

BHDF program can be found on the City of Boardman’s web site, or by contacting City Manager Karen Pettigrew at 541-481-9252 or

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Don’t miss the August lineup for Music in the Parks! August 5th, Irrigon Marina Park will feature Cale Moon for Music in the Parks. What is it that attracts people to the music of 19 year old, Cale Moon? Is it the shock factor of having a voice that sounds many years beyond his age? Or is it his prolific song writing that is equally as deep and rich, and shows wisdom and emotion far beyond his years? Maybe it’s that pure, down home, honest smile, and contagious personality that is so inviting, that people just can’t resist? Who would have believed, back in 2009 when Cale started learning the guitar, that just a few years later, he would be a full time country artist, living on the road, his family sacrificing their home, to help Cale pursue his dream? How does someone go from learning the guitar, to writing over 150 songs, and performing over 400 times, and releasing 2 albums in such a short time? In 2009, at the age of 15, Cale

Medals, 5 Silver Medals, and 2 Bronze Medals, as well as the glass star for Jr. World Champion Actor. A very unlikely start, but that is what headed Cale in the direction he is still heading today. In February of 2010, thanks to his manager at the time, Patrick Hart, Cale was given an opportunity of a lifetime, to co-write with renowned song writers Steve Dorff and Bobby Tomberlin. From that experience, came the song “A Country Song”. The rest of the year was spent between performing, writing songs, and school. 2011 was a banner year in Cale’s career. It Started January 1st, cutting his first Demo at Rainmaker Studios in Kennewick Washington. A few months later, Cale recorded his first full length album “The Beginning” with Brook Floyd, and Joe Smart, at Rainmaker Studios. “The Beginning” released on April 27th of 2011. Within a couple of weeks, he started receiving calls from people in Nashville, wanting Cale to come and talk to them, so within a month, he was in Nashville. While in Nashville, thanks to “Big Bear” (Barry Long) from KORD 102.7 in Pasco WA, Cale met with Fred Vail, owner of Treasure Isle Recorders in Nashville, which started a friendship that would bring more people Singer, songwriter Cale Moon entertains and opportunities in August 5th at Irrigon Marina Park. Cale’s life. Thanks to some was chosen to be on Team USA, incredible people that invested in to compete at the World Champi- Cale, he was able to record his alonships Of Performing Arts. He bum “True Love Waits” at Treacompeted in acting, modeling, and sure Isle in October of 2011. While in Nashville recording, singing competitions. To be able to perform one of his own original Cale also had the honor of singing songs that he had just written, he 2 of his original songs for the live needed to learn the guitar, to be broadcast of the Nashville Cowable to accompany himself. With boy Church, at the Texas Troubaonly two and a half months to pre- dour Theatre. In 2012, Cale continued to write pare, it seemed like a long shot. With hard work and dedication, even more of his incredible songs, Cale did everything he could to be and continued to perform wherever prepared for that event, and pre- he was invited. Most of which were pared he was. Cale was chosen to as a returning artist. Venues such be in the finals in 2 categories, act- as the Pendleton Round Up, Cening and vocals. Receiving 7 Gold tral Washington State Fair, Yakima

Valley Fair and Rodeo, Benton your cd deck.” Poetry and Music Gathering in Franklin Fair and Rodeo, Water“Back to My Boots & Saddle” January; then Ellensburg for the melon Festival, and many others. was nominated Best Cowboy Spirit of the West in February. In In August, he was invited to be Western Swing Album 2008 for the April she was in Kennewick for the one of the performers at the first Western Music Association Columbia River Cowboy and Muannual Watershed Country Music Awards. Her next album “Round- sic Festival. The Pendleton Cattle Festival, at the famous Gorge Amphitheater which is now the West’s largest country music festival. In the fall of 2012, Cale and his family (dad, mom, and sister) started making decisions and planning for what would be a huge step, and not one that many are willing to make. As 2013 started, the Moon’s home sold after just 9 days on the market, and after closing, in March of 2013, the home of Cale Moon and his family, would be a motorhome, and the location, will be greatly determined by the event schedule that he will be performing. August 12th, 2013 Boardman Marina Park features Barbara Nelson, who plays guitar and Barbara Nelson will sing Country Swing Music and play her guitar sings western swing music, August 12th at Boardman Marina Park. Her performance will be which is a cross section of folk the final one at Boardman for Music in the Parks 2013. songs, traditional cowboy, big band swing, jazz, blues and old Up Ready” was also nominated in Baron”s weekend was the next standards. event along with various perforBarbara Nelson and her hus- 2009 in the same category. Barbara performed at the annual mances during the summer and fall. band Nels live on a ranch in On February 2, 2013 Barbara Pendleton. They have raised cattle, Western Music Association awards in Albuquerque, New was honored with the Will Rogers sheep, and horses. Barbara’s musical career started Mexico in 2008, 2009, 2010 and award for best Female Western Singer of 2012 by the Academy of after college where she sang in 2011. Previously Barbara was on the Western Artists (AWA). The event Alaska, Nevada, and other states, but got married and raised a family top of the charts, in the Nov-Dec was held in Fort Worth, Texas. 2013- Barbara performed at the and didn’t sing much except local issue of the magazine “Rope Burns”. She was #1 in the West- Columbia River Cowboy Gathering events for a while. Since joining the Western Mu- ern Swing Album category, with in Kennewick, Wash. and had a sic Association, she has sung at her album “Round Up Ready”. She Concert at the Pendleton Center of the Pendleton Round-Up, was #3 in the Western Swing Song the Arts plus a performance at the Ellensburg “Spirit of the West”, category, with her song “Cow Cow Caledonian Games in Athena, Ore. and the “National Day of the CowLewiston “Lee Earl Gathering” Boogie”. Barbara’s 2010 release was boy” in Kennewick and other ven,Ritzville “Historic Ritzville Days” Elko, “National Cowboy Poetry “When I Was A Cowgirl” and has ues. You can order her CDs and Gathering” Albuquerque “Western had great reviews. This album is learn more at her website: Music Association Awards” and also Western Swing style. August 19, 2013 will end the 15th In 2011 a new album was revarious other events. Barbara enjoys getting together with other leased, titled “Crazy Western season of Music In The Parks. Permusicians or just singing and play- Swing” that features western, jazz, forming in the Irrigon Marina Park big band, blues and folk songs all will be Too Tall Pappas. ing for people. Too Tall Pappas is a Dixieland Mr. Rick Huff – Western Music with western swing. There are first Association (WMA) music critic: class musicians helping on the cd. Jazz band and several members of “Barbara has the experienced sea- In January, 2011 Barbara was in- the Sidewalk Stompers are also in soned voice of a Rosemary vited to Elko, Nevada to perform this group. They have played for Clooney or Jo Stafford [...] uses for the National Cowboy Poetry the Irrigon Watermelon Festival several times. complex guitar chords & gives re- Gathering. 20l2- Barbara performed at Sifreshing new life to these songs [...] more than worthy of a spin on erra Vista at the Cochise County

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Bank of Eastern Oregon branches collect school supplies

Bank of Eastern Oregon is once again offering its 12 branch lobbies as drop off sites to collect school supplies for local elementary students during July and August. Each year, BEO employees join in the bank’s efforts to collect these supplies for their community schools. Each Bank of Eastern Oregon branch will also offer a drawing for backpacks filled with supplies for lucky students, in addition to collecting supplies for their local grade schools or ESD offices to distribute. We welcome you to join with your local branch and celebrate the spirit of your hometown ~ bring your school supply donations to any branch of Bank of Eastern Oregon. If you have a grade school student, please stop in, fill out a drawing ticket and enter for a chance to win a school backpack for your student! You do not have to be a customer and no purchase is necessary. About BEO Bancorp BEO Bancorp is the holding company for Bank of Eastern Oregon, which operates 12 branches and four loan production offices in nine eastern Oregon counties. Branches are located in Arlington, Ione, Heppner, Condon, Irrigon, Boardman, Burns, John Day, Prairie City, Fossil, Moro, and Enterprise; loan production offices are located in Hermiston, Pendleton, Island City, and Ontario. Bank of Eastern Oregon also operates a mortgage division and offers brokerage services through BEO Financial Services. The bank’s website is

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Boardman Buzzzzzzzz Hello North Morrow Residents! I find it hard to believe that August is here! Although July flew by, I do have to admit that I am ready for fall temperatures! I’ve Diane Wolfe, had enough heat to last CEO me until next summer! I had such a great time at the 4th of July; the event went really smoothly it was really nice to have Amber to help out this year. I do

have to say my sister and her husband were a really big help. Lyn, stay here and sell the t-shirts, Stu, run to the grocery store and pick up the apples and oranges, please do this, please do that! And you know they did it all! Lyn was especially good at the stop sign collecting donations! As I am writing this my oldest son is flying into the Pasco airport. He will be visiting me for a few days; it will be his first trip to Oregon since I have lived here. I have so much to show him! I just found out that my folks will be coming to visit the first part of

August so that will be a lot of fun for me. I guess this was the summer for everyone to come visit me, my sister, my son, my parents, hummm – I wonder if it is me or if it is really the SAGE Center they are coming to see. They have been listening to me talk about this for so long I think they just had to come see for themselves!!! In between all the company I really have been trying to keep up with Chamber work! Right now Amber is teaching me everything I forgot that she has been doing for a year! And of course I have to learn more about The Store

as she will be out for maternity leave sometime in the next month. Amber has been such a huge asset to the Chamber in the year she has been here; she will really be missed for those few months she will be gone. I’m thinking maybe we should do the “Baby Watch” you know kinda like they did for Kate in England! I know her baby is just as important as the heir to the throne!!!! At least in our eyes! Enjoy the rest of the summer and if you haven’t visited the SAGE Center yet you had better come check it out! Till next month, di

4th of July Recap Thunder Run/Walk – we had over 55 participants, not bad for the event on a Thursday! Ages of the runners and walkers ranged from under a year old (OK she was in a stroller pushed by dad) to over 70 years old! Thanks to the volunteers that helped organize this event, Deanna Camp, Shawn Fells, Stu Whitlock, Kory Killingbeck, Key Club and Kathie Goad. Parade – What a fabulous parade again this year. The Fire Corp does a fantastic job getting the parade organized! They also had some great help from Don Drayton and David Reed. The parade winners were: Best of Show Rancho San Juan; Kids Best of Show Columbia River Community Health Services; Most Patriotic – Rollin on the River sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Boardman; and Mayors Choice – Fairdeal Inn. Over 11 businesses participated in the parade this year, the most we have had in a long time! Thank you all for showing your support for the 4th of July parade. Special thanks to Mike Nunez for once again serving as the emcee for the parade, he does a great job and we appreciate him announcing each year. Vendors – We had a really good variety of food and novelty vendors this year, I enjoyed the food and especially my snow cone! That was quite refreshing in the middle of the afternoon! Thank you to Judy and Darrell Scott for organizing the vendors. Kids Games – The Child Evangelism Fellowship headed up by Barb Kessler had some really fun games for the kids to enjoy! We really appreciate them helping us out with the Kids Games each year. Horseshow Tournament – Debbie Radie and Art Kegler are really turning the tournament into a big event! This year we had 14 teams competing. First place was Larry Hines and Darrell Nordyke from Pendleton, they won $40 and Second place was Brandon Messenger of Troutdale and Mark Phillips of Battleground, WA, who won $30. Bingo – Everyone always enjoys Bingo! This year we had Karen Pettigrew and her grandchildren Tatum and Cameron helping

out along with Mayor Sandy Toms. Thank you all for helping with this fun event. No one wins a lot of money but you can win a little bit of money! Talent Show – Sheila Corpus and her family does such a great job hosting this event! Congratulations to the winners: Children’s category – 1st place Vanessa Schmidt, 2nd place – Ava and Isabella Daltoso and 3rd place Lilly Rockwell; Teen category – 1st – Savannah Poe, 2nd Koyle Kendrick and 3rd Tanner Poe and Adults 1 st place Rosa Velasquez and 2nd Stephanie Garcia. The Pirate Puppet Show was great, the kids really enjoyed it and it looked to me as if the parents did too! Dragon Theatre made balloons, did face painting and just did a great job of entertaining the kids. They also participated in the parade! Thanks to Deanna Camp for finding this group, they helped make this an even better 4th of July. Fireworks – what can I say? If you were unfortunate enough to miss the show you missed a spectacular one! Homeland Fireworks certainly gives us our money’s worth. I always have mixed feelings at the finale of the fireworks, I’m glad the day is over, but it is always so much fun, I’m sad it is over! Now it is time to start working on the 2014 celebration! Career Day It is time to start thinking about the 2014 Riverside High School Career Day sponsored by the Boardman Chamber of Commerce. On Wednesday, October 16, the RHS Seniors will spend the morning with our area businesses learning about a career they may be interested in, and after we all get together for lunch at the Port of Morrow and the students and employers tell about their experience. You will be receiving a letter requesting your participation within the next month. Please let me know if you need more information, we want as many of our businesses to participate as possible. This is a great experience for the students and for your business. September Chamber Monthly Meeting

The September monthly chamber meeting will be a bit different this year. The last couple of years we have done a tour so this year we thought we would meet at the SAGE Center and have a breakfast meeting. We have had a good number of surveys sent out in the last few months so we thought this would be a good time to discuss what the results of the surveys have been and also a good time for the Port of Morrow to update us on the Economic Impact and Strategic Plan they just had completed. We will finalize the details and get you more details in the September North Morrow Times. But please mark your calendar for Wednesday, September 18 at 7:30 AM for the Chamber monthly meeting. August Chamber Lunch: Mark your calendar for the August chamber luncheon on August 21stat noon at the Port of Morrow Riverfront Center. In the spirit of ‘back to school’, we will be focusing this luncheon on education in

Morrow County. Our speaker will be Jack Matlock, Board Chair of the InterMountain Education Service District. He will be sharing information on the Blue Mountain Community College Bond levy. If approved by voters in November, this bond levy will replace BMCC’s current bond, which expires in June 2014, at the same tax rate ($0.31 per $1,000). One of the new construction projects would be the Industrial Processes Workforce Development and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) Center, to be located near the SAGE Center. Superintendent of Morrow County School District, Dirk Dirksen, will also be introducing new teachers and administrators for North Morrow County schools. Lunch will be catered by Judy Scott’s Chuck Wagon and the cost is $10 per person. Please RSVP by Monday, August 19th by calling the chamber at (541)481-3014 or by email at

The participants and onlookers all enjoyed lots of laughs and camaraderie during the 4th of July Horseshoe Tournament. Fourteen teams competed for bragging rights. Thanks to Art Kegler and Debbie Radie for organizing and operating this fun event!

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Boardman appoints Arthur Kegler to Council INC.

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At the July 16th City Council meeting, the Boardman City Council appointed Arthur Kegler to the City Council. Arthur Kegler and Zack Lantis each expressed an interest in the vacant Council seat left by Tony Navarro in February. Each candidate was asked questions by the Council and with a vote of four to one, Mr. Kegler was appointed to fill the vacancy. Mr. Kegler has a long history of serving in the Boardman community, dating back thirty years. He has served on both the Boardman

Planning Commission and the City Council. He was Boardman’s Mayor from 1988 to 1989. Mr. Kegler is currently a Boardman Planning Commissioner, a position he will have to resign in order to serve on the City Council. Mayor Sandy Toms will swear in Mr. Kegler at the August 7th City Council meeting. His term will end December 31, 2016. In other City business the Council passed an Ordinance changing 4.5 acres of property at Frontier Trailer Park zoned Tourist Commer-

cial to a Manufactured Home Park Subdistrict. The Council approved sponsoring the Puncturevine Eradication Program again this summer, and approved a twenty dollar fee for fingerprinting nonresidents. Also, the Council approved and agreement with the Columbia River Enterprise Zone for the City of Boardman to act as fiscal agent for the enterprise zone. The next meeting of the Boardman City Council will be Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 7:00pm.

City of Boardman places bounty on noxious weed Boardman City Councilors voted Tuesday night to spend up to $600 on a program aimed at controlling Puncturevine within the City. The City has run the program for the last four years and has been a huge success with citizens collecting thousands of pounds of the Puncturevine. If you have ever stepped on a Puncturevine seed, you know what a pain the plant can be. Each spiny bur or seed pod from the Puncturevine (Tribulus terrestris), also known as a “Goathead”, contains 20 seeds equipped with long sharp spines capable of puncturing a bike tire or a shoe. It takes

only 3 weeks for this weed to sprout and make seeds. To make things worse, the seeds are some of the hardiest in nature; they may lay in the ground dormant for up to 20 years until just the right conditions come along for them to grow. Any established Puncturevine will continue to grow and spread until frost comes along - unless you stop it. The City plans to enlist the aid of its citizens to control the spread of Puncturevine by offering to pay for collection of the weed from July 22nd to the end of August. The Puncturevine and their seed pods need to be collected in bags pro-

vided by the City and returned to City Hall to receive the $1 per bag in bounty, or until the entire $600 has been paid out. The City’s Code Compliance Official, Keri Jarmer, said “this is a great opportunity for local youth to raise money for their organizations and to do something good for their community”. Areas of the most concern are the City’s bike/ pedestrian paths, and residential areas. Bags can be picked up at Boardman City Hall anytime from 8am to 5pm beginning July 22nd . For more information on the program, contact Boardman City Hall at 481-9252.

ROLLIN’ on the RIVER September 21, 2013 Boardman Park & Marina

Biting Mosquitoes! Call North Morrow Vector Control District at 541-481-6082 “Protect Yourself and Your Family” By Eliminating Standing Water and wearing mosquito repellant! “Fight The Bite”

2 pm to 9 pm “NAME THE FISH” – The 2013 Rollin’ on the River Committee has selected a new logo in honor of the 5TH ANNUAL music; car show; beer tasting & wine tasting and dancing event. Now they are asking the community to assist them with a name for this “guy”. The contest runs through September 1, 2013. It is easy to enter your nomination, just send an email to or check out our webpage for more information, The winner will be announced at the actual event on Saturday, September 21, 2013 and will be awarded a special T-shirt and two entry tickets for the 2014 event.

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2013 Tri-County (Morrow, Gilliam and Wheeler) 4-H Camp big success due to volunteers who make it happen! The 2013 “Wild, Wild West 4-H Camp” was a great success this year! From June 20th-24th, 21 counselors, 67 campers, along with adult staff, camp cooks, nurses and volunteers hailing from Morrow, Gilliam and Wheeler counties gathered at Cutsforth Park for a funfilled week. A few days of poor weather turned around as the week continued, and kept all of our enthusiastic campers going with high spirits. This year there were classes from Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife, teaching about fish dissection, campers went fishing in the recently stocked pond, a Wild West table manners class, and outdoor cooking kept the campers busy during their time at camp! We had a great group of crafts available this year including tye-dye Tshirts, leathercraft, painting birdhouses, a great 4-H paper craft, and many more. Outdoor activities like capture the flag, a Wild West field day full of various obstacle courses, and multiple “Get Acquainted” games kept everyone busy in the warm sunshine that eventually showed up! The hike was a long journey to the top, and almost everyone was able to make

it to the top this year. Camp was visited by the 2013 Morrow County Fair & Rodeo Queen Krysten Powell for an afternoon of photo booth fun. It was a great opportunity for our youth to meet a real rodeo queen – which tied nicely into our theme this year. The ever popular dance was quite the hit again, and due to a rainy evening the dream-boats were rescheduled to the following closing morning and were a quiet and peaceful way to end the week long activities. Everyone went home tired and happy again this year, and learned a great deal. A HUGE thank you goes out to all of our camp volunteers, instructors and helpers – we couldn’t do this without you: Dr. Tracey Hanrahan-nurse, Shelley McCabe-hike help, Mary Reser & Tracey Edwards – camp cooks, Tiffany Harrison & Tony Clement kitchen help & all around help, Sue Gibbs – kitchen help, Andrea Fletcher – night patrol & all around help, Dave & Roberta Jones – Camp hosts at Cutsforth Park, Adriana Morales & Bill Duke of ODF&W – class instructors, Miss Osterlund – class instructor, (hope I didn’t forget anyone – although I

may have!). And of course, 4-H camp is not possible without the excellent help and dedication that we have from our 4-H camp counselors! This year we had an outstanding group of young people who were ready to work hard, had great attitudes during the entire camp, and really formed a cohesive and strong leadership team. Our Morrow County Counselors were: Tom & Tim Gould, Brittany Lesperance, Morgan & Madisen Haselbusch, Alax Dunn, Bryan Fowler, Amanda Rea, Sydney Qualls, Lexi Bray, Macy Gibbs and Ian Meakins. These young people take time away from sports, work or other family events to attend counselor trainings and then camp itself. They are invaluable to the program and we thank them for all of their hard work and help! Next year’s camp theme was voted on by the campers and it will be Olympic Sports for 2014. For more information on how to participate in 4-H or to attend 4-H camp, please contact the Morrow County Extension Office at (541) 676-9642.

Campers and counselor gather around the traditional campfire during 4-H camp to sing songs, play challenge games, and watch hilarious skits put on by each tent.

Left to Right: Lina Dunn, Becky Burlingame, Queen Krysten, Brooke Tolar, Kori Jo Girvin. Front: Serenity Rodriguez. Campers had the chance to hang out with 2013 Morrow County Fair & Rodeo Queen Krysten for the day.

Left to Right: Cooper Johnson, Katie Nation, Jason Rea, Scott Archer and Gabe Lear take part in the leathercraft session held during the 2013 Tri-County 4-H Camp.

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Morrow County 4-H youth tour OSU

The Tillamook Loaf Love Tour will be at the SAGE Center on Friday, August 2nd from 2:00-6:00 p.m. Come enjoy some free cheese samples and get your free scoop of Tillamook Ice cream. The famous Tillamook VW Bus will be on hand with giveaways and photo opportunities. Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy their famous Tillamook products and see the Tillamook exhibit in the SAGE Center! Located just off Interstate 84 in Boardman Oregon! For any questions about the Loaf Love Tour please contact Kalie Davis at the SAGE Center at 541-481-7243.

2013 Morrow SC Youth: Morrow County 4-H sent 11 youth and two chaperones to Oregon State University in Corvallis for the annual OSU Summer Conference June 26-29. During this four day event youth participate in community service activities, take part in classes ranging from healthy breakfast choices to rock climbing, participate in tours of the athletic facilities to local logging operations, have fun filled nights of bowling and a dance, and make lifelong friends from across the state of Oregon.

Pictured from left to right: Back row: Katelyn Taylor, Emily Taylor, Kirsten Taylor, Vizta Sifford, Austin Carter, Kane Sweeney, Miranda Taylor & Riley Gorham. Front row: Rileigh McClure, Sydney Qualls & Morgan Orem. Not pictured: chaperones Cheryl Taylor & Ashley Jones.

Morrow County Health District Will sponsor Free Sports Physicals at

Irrigon Medical Clinic For all Morrow County School District Students on Tuesday, Aug. 13th Thursday, Aug. 15th and Tuesday, Aug. 20th Please call 541-922-5880 for an appointment. Walk-ins can be taken, but wait times may be long without an appointment. Irrigon Medical Clinic is located at 220 N.E. Main St. in Irrigon.

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Pirate Football Information

BOARDMAN HARDWARE A Boardman Tradition Since 1978

High School Grades 9-12 Camp Starts August 5th- August 16th 6:00-9:00 Practice Starts August 19th 6:00-9:00 Junior High Grades 7-8 Camp Starts August 5th- August 16th 6:00-9:00 Practice Starts August 19th 6:00-9:00 Men In Black: Grades Grade 4*-6 Signups are the week of August 5th-8th 5:00-7:00 at Riverside football field

L-R Curtis Darrow, Mayra Barrera, Maria Richards and Richard Rockwell.

1st Practice: T B A Flag Football Grade 1-4* Signups are the week of August 5th-8th 5:00-7:00 at Riverside football field

Boardman Hardware would like to thank the community for its support over the past year, as we celebrate our 1 year anniversary. Also, mark your calendars for September 3rd, as we have our 1 year anniversary sale.

1st Practice: TBA *4th graders may play either MIB or Flag - Family decision Any questions contact:

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Junior High Coach Christy 503-807-8212 MIB Coach Corpus 541-481-2130 or Coach Newton 541-720-2207

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August 12 8:00 - 11:30am & 1:00 - 3:30pm – Seniors and Juniors given preference August 13th 8:00 - 11:30am & 1:00 - 3:30pm - Open Registration August 14th 8:00 - 11:30am – Open Registration - Immunization Nurse here in the morning August 14th 1:00 – 3:30pm - 7th Grade Orientation & BBQ All students will be receiving a registration packet in the mail the first week of August. ALL paperwork must be complete and returned at the time of registration to receive a class schedule. Lost your registration forms? Forms are available on line at under the FORMS tab. Contact RHS at 541-481-2525 if you have any questions.

You are invited to the first Boardman National Night Out event. The Boardman Police Department, Boardman Rural Fire District and Morrow County Health District will be at the City Park (Park Avenue and NW Boardman Avenue) Tuesday, August 6th from 5-8 pm. Come out to enjoy a free hot dog and ice cream while getting to know the people called first in an emergency. Activities are planned for young and old alike. For more information call the fire station at 481-3473 or police station at 481-6071.

The Vine House, an off-campus female student housing option, is now leasing rooms for the 2013/2014 school year in Ontario. Private rooms are available in our newly refinished 1904 V ictorian home, located just three blocks from the Treasure Valley Community College campus! Individual furnished bedrooms with large shared areas that include kitchen, dining room, living rooms, bathrooms, and laundry room. Wi-Fi is included, off street parking is available, and the house has a large, maintained, fenced back yard. Located in a nice neighborhood. Rooms: $350/Month (Paid by Term) Meal Plan Available! Contact for details: Email: V L. Johnson (208) 230-0858 P.O. Box 1460, Ontario, OR 97914 Find us on facebook by searching “The Vine House” in Ontario Oregon

Greenfield Grange Breakfast Saturday August 17th * 7 - 10 am Adults - $5.00 Under 10 - $2.50

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InterMountain ESD hires new special education director PENDLETON The InterMountain Education Service District has hired a new special education director. Leigh Nolte started as the Special Education Director for the Far West Zone on July 1. She replaces Sarah CraneSimpson, who announced in April she would resign from IMESD to become the Ione School District superintendent. Nolte, who is from Cove, will serve the Morrow County, Ione, and Umatilla School Districts in her capacity as Special Education Director of the Far West Zone. Her primary department responsibilities lie within school psychology/ behavioral sciences, long term care & treatment, as well as nursing. She comes to IMESD from the Union School District, where she was a special education teacher. Nolte has primarily taught in small, K-12 rural school districts through-

out her education career. “I’m really excited about supporting adults who work in special education,” Nolte said. “I’ve always worked directly with kids, but I know how important a sense of support can be to those working in the classrooms and with the kids.” Nolte has a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology from Eastern Oregon State College (La Grande), and a Special Education Licensure from Southern Oregon State College (Ashland). In addition, Nolte also possesses an Initial Administrator’s License & Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Lewis & Clark College (Portland).

Leigh Nolte, Special Education Director of Far West Zone, InterMountain ESD

Morrow Co School District promotes and hires new Administrators Propane Delivery Call Doug at 1-800-452-7396

Service available to the Boardman and Irrigon area. For each tank filled MCGG will donate one dollar to the

‘Fueling the Future’ program. Proceeds go to local schools.

LEXINGTON Morrow County School District has promoted a high school principal, hired an elementary principal and two high school assistant principals for the 2013-14 school year. Following the resignation of Robert Elizondo, principal of Riverside High School, the district has promoted Marie Shimer to fill the vacant position. Ms. Shimer has been the assistant principal for the past two years at RHS; and, prior to that she taught social studies at Ontario High School for 9 years. “I enjoy the challenges of education, working with teachers, parents, and students, and the opportunities to make education happen for each student,” states Ms. Shimer. To replace Ms. Shimer, the district has hired Brandon Hammond from Sherman Elementary School in Grass Valley, OR. Mr. Hammond served as a principal there for one

year, served on the Achievement Compact Advisory Committee, and was the district ELL Coordinator. Mr. Hammond is anxious to move his family to the Boardman community in the near future, and states, “I have a strong commitment to maintaining personal integrity, high ethical standards, and a conviction for the wellbeing of each child.” In Irrigon, the district promoted Principal Matt Matz to Sam Boardman Elementary, replacing Jacque Johnson who has retired. With that move, Erin Stocker, long time elementary teacher will fill the position as principal. Mrs. Stocker taught for 12 years at AC Houghton before moving to Irrigon Elementary School last fall to become the head teacher responsible for literacy coaching. With all of her career in Irrigon, Ms. Stocker would not consider ever leaving the community. The graduating

class of 2013 was the first class that Mrs. Stocker taught when she came to Morrow County. She is excited to be a part of the administrative team, as well as staying connected with the teaching responsibilities. Also with Mr. Matz moving to Boardman, the assistant principal position was opened at Irrigon Jr/ Sr High School. From a large pool of candidates, Tina Joyce was selected to serve as assistant principal at Irrigon High School. Ms. Joyce is not a stranger to Morrow County, having been raised in Lexington and graduated from Heppner High School. “My vision for a school leader is to advocate and sustain a school culture and instructional program that is conducive to learning and growth for all students. My commitment to education reaches beyond the classroom and into the community” states Ms. Joyce.

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CRCHS to help uninsured Americans gain affordable health coverage Obama administration awards $150 million to provide enrollment assistance Clinic hires Diaz as Assister to help people choose insurance coverage. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, July 10, 2013, announced $150 million in grant awards to 1,159 health centers across the nation to enroll uninsured Americans in new health coverage options made available by the Affordable Care Act. With these funds, health centers are expected to hire an additional 2,900 outreach and eligibility assistance workers to assist millions of people nationwide with enrollment into affordable health coverage. HHS Secretary Sebelius said, “Investing in health centers means that people in neighborhoods and towns across the country have one more resource to help them understand their insurance options and enroll in affordable coverage.” Health centers have a long his-

tory of providing eligibility assistance to patients along with delivering high-quality, primary health

care services in communities across the nation. Today, health centers serve more than 21 million patients annually. With these awards, which health centers in all 50 states have received, consumers will get help understanding their coverage options through the new Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program; determine their eligibility and what financial help they can get; and enroll in new affordable health coverage options.

Columbia River Community Health Services is a recipient of one of these awards. “We are excited to help individuals in Morrow County take advantage of the benefits of the new health insurance coverage options that start January 2014,” stated Mindy Binder, Executive Director of Columbia River Community Health Services. Columbia River Community Health Services has hired Jannette Diaz as an Application Assister who will be contacting individuals and businesses in Morrow County to let them know their options, answer their questions and assist them with their applications to the Cover Oregon Insurance Exchange program. For more information or to set up an appointment with Jannette, please contact the clinic at 541-481-7212.

Oregon Trail Library Boardman Branch Fiction: Poppet – Mo Hayder Boardman Library Hours: Tell Me – Lisa Jackson Mon. 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Let it Burn – Steve Hamilton Tues. Closed The Eye of God – James Rollins Wed. 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM The Shadow Tracer – Meg Gardiner Thu. Noon - 5:00 PM The Lemon Orchard – Luanne Rice Fri. 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM The King’s Deception - Steve Berry Sat. 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Earth Afire - Orson Scott Card Sun. Closed The Kill Room - Jeffrey Deaver Irrigon Branch: Sovereign - Ted Dekker Tuesday 10:30 am - 1:00 pm Sweet Salt Air - Barbara Delinsky Closed for Lunch The Heist - Janet Evanovich 1:30pm -4:00pm Magician’s End - Raymond E. Feist Thursday 10:30 am - 1:00 pm The Black Country - Alex Grecian Closed for Lunch Bad Monkey - Carl Hiaasen 1:30pm -4:00pm The 9th Girl - Tami Hoag Aftershock - Andrew H. Vachss The Apple Orchard - Susan Wiggs A Fatal Waltz - Tasha Alexander Lost - S.J. Bolton Island Girls – Nancy Thayer Unseen – Karin Slaughter If You Were Here - Alafair Burke Killer Ambition - Marcia Clark Screwed - Eoin Colfer Transatlantic - Colum McCann The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells – Andrew Sean Greer Non-Fiction: The Grilling Book – Adam Rapoport The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet Bootleg - Karen Blumenthal 200 S. Main Street Bunker Hill - Nathaniel Philbrick Follow the Money - Steve Boggan Boardman The Girl in the Leaves - Robert Scott Natural Remedies for Healthy Living Tart It Up - Eric Lanlard Extreme Origami - Won Park Radiation - Robert Peter Gale The Girls of Atomic City - Denise Kiernan Breasts - Florence Williams Phake - Roger Bate Real Irish Food - David Bowers Cake Balls - Robin Ankeny The Seed Underground - Janisse Ray The Holistic Dog - Holly Mash How to be a Better Birder - Derek Lovitch Preserving Wild Foods – Matthew Weingarten Preserving - Dick and James Strawbridge Vitamins and Minerals - Zina Kroner


Theater Company’s “Caterpillar Hunter” Comes to Boardman on August 8th “The Caterpillar Hunter”, an exciting program for kids of all ages, is planned at the Boardman Library on Thursday, Aug. 8, where a professional theater company will take attendees on a wild safari through the wild recesses of a common North American vegetable garden. Based on the beloved character of the late Steve Irwin, the Caterpillar Hunter shrinks himself and sets off to explore the terrain, pursuing elusive bugs and strange herbage while facing adventures along the way. The program is presented by The Traveling Lantern Theater Co., based in Portland. Traveling Lantern has been educating and entertaining children nationwide for the past 25 years.

Its mission is to bring great stories to children, to draw them into an active theater experience, to excite their minds and tickle their imaginations. “The Caterpillar Hunter” is free and will begin at 3 p.m. at the library, 200 S. Main St. The program is sponsored by the Oregon Trail Library District and Libraries of Eastern Oregon (LEO) as part of the library district’s participation in the region’s LEO Cooperative Programs Fund. For further information, contact district director Marsha Richmond at 541-481-3365 or LEO at To learn more about the theater company, please see

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BEO Bancorp reports 2nd quarter earnings Lexington 1-800-452-7396 Boardman 1-541-481-6200

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Support the 4-H and FFA members at this year’s Morrow County Fair Livestock Auction August 17th at 2:00 pm

Heppner, Oregon, (July 9, “Overall increased loan demand 2013) BEO Bancorp coupled with our typical seasonal (OTCBB:BEOB) and its subsidiary, bulge in ag borrowing are providBank of Eastern Oregon, an- ing a positive trend to earnings. nounced 2nd quarter 2013 consolidated net income of $761,000, or $0.72 per share, compared to $552,000, or $0.57 per share for second quarter 2012. Year to date earnings were $1,155,000, down 5.9% year over year. Total assets were $286.9 million, up 6.7% year over year. Net loans of $243.6 million were up 13.3% from the same period in 2012, while deposits were at $252.5 million, up 5.9% year over year. “Second quarter earnings were very good. Year to date numbers are a little behind last year, but this is attributed to steps taken in first quarter to re-value some other real estate,” said President and CEO, Jeff Bailey. “With our loan to BEO President and CEO Jeff Bailey asset ratio at 85% and our loan to deposit ratio at 96.5%, I expect continued good results through our peak borrowing sea- Managed loan growth over 13.0% is phenomenal in this market. With son.” Chief Financial Officer, Mark continued strong core earnings Lemmon said, “Return on Average and increased loan demand, the Assets for the quarter was 1.05% bank is well positioned going into and Return on Average Equity is the last half of 2013. It is important 14.43%, compared to 0.82% and to note that shareholders’ equity 11.72%, respectively, year over has increased 15.5% year over year.” Lemmon went on to say, year. We remain the highest capi-

talized bank in eastern Oregon.” Chief Operations Officer, Gary Propheter said, “We continue to see growth in deposits, even in this prolonged low interest rate environment. We are pleased that our market share continues to grow. We appreciate our customers’ confidence in Bank of Eastern Oregon’s safety and soundness and appreciation for our great products and friendly service.” “We continue to see new lending opportunities across our system. The managed growth of both loans and deposits is gratifying. Our rural economies are natural resource based and these sectors have performed fairly well. There are concerns with dry conditions, a smaller wheat crop, and the uncertainties associated with the wheat export markets at this time, but we understand that agriculture is cyclical and do not expect these issues to cause significant problems with the portfolio,” concluded Bailey. For further information on the company or to access internet banking, please visit our website at

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Community Focus

August 2, 2013

Letter to Editor


oardman City Council has moved their regularly sched uled Tuesday, August 6, 2013 meeting to Wednesday August 7, 2013. The City Council meeting will begin at 7pm at Boardman City Hall Council Chambers. The date change will accommodate the National Night Out event scheduled for Tuesday, August 6, 2013. he Boardman City Council passed a Resolution at their July 16th meeting establishing a fee for fingerprinting services provided to non-residents of Boardman. The Boardman Police Department has always provided the service to the public, free of charge. The cost of the service will now be $20. The $20 fee imposed will help defray the cost of providing the service by the police department. Residents of Boardman will be asked to show proof of residency to have the $20 fee waived. The fingerprinting service fee went into effect July 16. he Therapy pool at the Willow Creek Water Park in Heppner is up and running. The pool is available from Wednesday-Friday from noon until 7:00 p.m. Rocky Mountain Therapy has reserved Wednesdays from 2:00-4:00. Summer prices are $4 per hour for up to 6 people with a one hour minimum. If you have a season pass the rate is less. Call 541-676-5752 ahead of time to reserve use of the pool. ugust is National Immunization Awareness Month. Immuniza tions are a safe and effective way to help protect and prevent the spread of disease. Columbia River Community Health Services would like to help keep their patients on track! Bring your immunization records into the Clinic and be entered into our prize drawing. Don’t forget the free sports physicals too. Get immunized today. otice of Public Meeting, The Morrow County Local Commu nity Advisory Committee (LCAC) will be meeting: Monday August 5th, 1:30 PM at the Heppner City Hall Conf Rm. Located at 111 N. Main St. The LCAC provides supports and input with guidance to the Eastern Oregon Coordinated Care Organization (EOCCO) serving Medicaid clients in Morrow County. Please join us as we Welcome your insight into the community.


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Dr. Todd G. Anderson OD Si Hable Espanol Lilly Sanford, 2013-2014 Miss Oregon High School Rodeo Association Queen Future Sponsor of Miss Oregon High School Rodeo Association Dear Supporter: The Oregon High School Rodeo Association is pleased to announce that Lilly Sandford of Ione, Oregon has been chosen as their 2013-14 Miss Oregon High School Rodeo Association Queen. This is a great honor for Lilly. She will be representing several things that she holds dear to her heart: Rodeo, Western Heritage, High School sports and scholastics while promoting her community and State during her reign, which is June to June. Lilly will be traveling to Wyoming July 10-20th for the National High School Rodeo finals where she will compete for the title of Miss National High School Rodeo. She is excited to have this opportunity and to represent your business throughout her travels in Oregon and neighboring states. As a major sponsor for Lilly, your name or business name will be placed on thousands of autograph sheets that Lilly gives out at her public appearances; and on her horse trailer. We are looking for contributions of $50, $100, $150 , $200 and $500 for the placement of your logo or name. This is a tax deductible contribution for sponsoring her as well. Please call Sylvia Sandford at (541) 571- 5930, Miss OHSRA mother for more information. Thank you again for all your continued generosity and support of the Oregon High School Rodeo Association and our Queen Miss Lilly Sandford. Please make contributions out to Lilly Sandford, OHSRA Queen. Feel free to call with any questions. P.O. Box 73 Ione, Or 97843 (541) 5715930 OHSRA tax ID 93-0878596

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If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, help is available and that help is FREE of charge. If YOU have a family member who suffers from gambling addiction, YOU can also receive FREE treatment even if the gambler is not receiving treatment. If you are a resident of Morrow County and you wish to take advantage of the services above or desire more information, please call any of the following numbers to set up a LOCAL appointment or just to talk: Bobby Harris @541-676-9925 or 541256-0175 Community Counseling Solutions (CCS) @ 541-676-9161 or 541-481-2911 or 1-877-695-4648 (1-888-MYLIMIT) MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN A CHILD’S LIFE Consider becoming an advocate for abused/neglected children through the Morrow County CASA Program.For more information, contact Karen Cooley @ 541-922-3137

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COTTAGE & ROOMS FOR RENT on my 5 acre farm, 2 miles from Boardman. Direct TV, high speed Internet, kitchen & laundry facilities included, all utilities paid. Call 4817460 or 541/300-0837. MAPLE CREST APARTMENTS; We offer Studios 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments. Please call 503-5934829 or 503-984-4294 for availability BOARDMAN” AVAILABLE NOW! HOUSE FOR RENT with large shed and large yard. By golf course. 3 bdrms, 2 baths. $975. plus deposit. Contact: 541-276-5372

CHERYL TALLMAN’S FOOT CLINIC is held on the 1st Monday of every month, unless a holiday, then it moves to the next Monday, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at the Senior Center, 100 Tatone St., next to City Hall. No appointment necessary. Sponsored by Morrow Co. Health District Home Health. $20 charge.

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SECURITAS USA We have immediate openings for Part Time uniformed security officers in the Boardman area! For details, apply now at under Spokane, WA Branch EOE M/F/D/V SURPLUS EQUIPMENT-CITY OF BOARDMAN-Police Department 5hyubfgvdsa The City of Boardman has declared the equipment listed below as surplus. The City will be accepting sealed bids until August 31, 2013. Each item will be sold as is, and it will be the bidder’s responsibility to transport. There is a minimum bid of $1,500.00. Please hand deliver your sealed bid to City Hall, 200 City Center Circle, Boardman, Oregon or mail your sealed bid to the City of Boardman, PO Box 229, Boardman, OR 97818, both to the attention of Lila Killingbeck, City Clerk. 1998 Ford Crown Victoria-VIN# 2FAFP71W8WX138550 Mileage 94733 Any questions regarding these items please contact: City Hall at (541) 4819252

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