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North Morrow Volume XVIIII Number 5 December 2, 2011



Boardman hires new Police Chief of law enforcement experience and is currently the police chief for the City of Nyssa, Oregon. He came to Nyssa in 2009 from the Caribou County, Idaho, Sheriff ’s Office, where he served as undersheriff for three years and deputy sheriff for 12 years. Early in his career, Chief Stokoe was also with the City of Wendell, Idaho, Police Department, the City of Council, Idaho, Police Department, and the Adams County, Idaho, Sheriff’s Office. In April, the City Richard Stokoe has been hired as of Boardman reBoardman Police Chief. Chief Stokoe tained Prothman, a begins his duties on December 1st. consulting firm from During the November 15th city Seattle, to recruit candidates for the council meeting, Boardman City chief of police position. Prothman, Manager Karen Pettigrew an- received 26 applications and, in Ocnounced she had hired Richard tober, the City interviewed four of Stokoe of Nyssa, Oregon to be those applicants. The interview panels were made up of commuBoardman’s new chief of police. Chief Stokoe has over 21 years nity members and others who work

in law enforcement, as well as the City Manager and the city’s consultants. The Boardman community had an opportunity to meet the four candidates for the chief’s position at a reception held in October. Many from the community attended and they were asked to fill out comment cards for the City Manager to review. Lieutenant Loren Dieter has been serving as Interim Police Chief since March of this year. He will be working closely with Chief Stokoe in the coming weeks to prepare for the transition. Chief Stokoe said he feels Boardman is moving forward and is excited to be part of the Boardman team. He said “We as a police department are not going to solve any one problem by ourselves. We have to have, as a philosophy, the community as our partner as we attempt to serve and solve crime.” He is looking forward to working with the entire community to address any problems or concerns. “I will be open to the community and want to find out how we can better serve them”. Chief Stokoe will begin his duties in Boardman on December 1st.



Tillicum Club

Judging will be December 20th, 5 - 8 pm

Christmas Lighting Contest

Chamber Luncheon, December 21, 2011 The guest speaker at the Chamber Membership Lunch on Wednesday, December 21 will be Russ Murfitt, a Financial Advisor with Pearson Financial Group. Russ regularly travels to Eastern Oregon where he represents the Bank of Eastern Oregon in providing investment services to their clients, through BEO Financial Services. Lunch will be catered by The Sunrise Café and is $10.00 per per-

son. RSVP is required by Monday the 19th 541-481-3014. Ambassadors 50/50 Drawing Supreme. Bring $5.00 to this month’s 50/50 raffle. It will be the Heads & Tails, so you don’t want to miss out on the fun! The winner of this month’s drawing will receive 50% of the pot ant the remaining 50% will be donated on the winner’s behalf to their favorite charity. Don’t forget an extra $5.00 for a good time and a good cause.

Happy Holidays!

Categories: Chevy Chase, Traditional, Best Theme, Business 1st place: $25.00, 2nd place: $15.00; There will also be an honorable mention in each category.

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Community Calendar December, 2011 2 Storyhour (most Fridays) Oregon Trail Library Boardman @10:45 3 Senior Breakfast at the Boardman Senior Center 7:30-10:30 am 5 Public Health Clinic (each Monday &Tuesday ) 8:30 - 4:30 pm closed 12:30 - 1:00 pm Boardman - County Building Irrigon Senior Meal (each Monday) Stokes Landing in Irrigon - Noon Morrow County Fair Board Meeting, 6:00 pm @ Fairgrounds 6 Boardman Senior Meal (each Tuesday & Thursday) Noon, Senior Center Boardman, located by the City Hall Boardman City Council Meeting – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays - 7pm - City Hall 8 Domestic Violence/Womens Support Group (each Thursday) 4:00-6:30 pm at SCF Office in Boardman Columbia River Harvesters meeting (2nd Thursday each month) at The Greenfield Grange Boardman Rural Fire Protection District Meeting, (2nd Thursday of each month) Fire Hall 300 SW Wilson Lane. 7:00 pm Boardman City Council Meeting – 7pm – City Hall 12 Gardening Friends meets (2nd Monday each month) 2 pm at Margie Parks home, call 481-9457 for directions Greenfield Grange Meeting (2nd Monday) 6:30 pm, Boardman Grange 15 Boardman Kiwanis Meeting (1st & 3rd Thursday of each month) River Lodge & Grill @ 6:30 21 County Court - Boardman - River Front Center - 9:00 am Boardman City Planning Commission - City Hall - 7:00 pm Boardman Chamber of Commerce Luncheon Noon, Port of Morrow15 25 MERRY CHRISTMAS!!

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He’s only 14, but already has 12 years of experience in volunteering Joan (pronounced “Joe-Ahn”) Cardenas, 14 year old son of Lorenzo and Julia Cardenas knows how to be a volunteer in the community and has plenty of experience at it. He has been going to the Columbia River Harvesters to help out since he was a two-yearold toddler with his parents. A freshman at Riverside High School, he volunteers at the non-profit organization on Fridays and Saturdays from 1:00 to 3:00 pm but is in school the other day they are open on Mondays. “I work where ever they need me,” he says. “From helping my Dad pickup and deliver food from Safeway or wherever they donate food to the Harvesters, and I also work on the bookkeeping and help carry out packages for clients.” Joan’s mother, Julia is one of the managers of Columbia River Harvesters. The nonprofit serves families in need with food donations, clothing, blankets and coats. They served 284 families in October. They also give out Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets of food. Joan has two older brothers ages 27 and 33. He was born in Pendleton, but has lived in Boardman since he was a baby. When Joan is not in school or helping out the Harvesters, he concentrates on his homework. “I want to be a teacher,” he says. “Perhaps a math teacher, since math is my

Joan Cardenez helps carry out heavy food boxes to members cars, he is always willing to assist in any way that is needed. strong subject.” “He does a lot of heavy lifting and helps anyone who needs assistance carrying their food boxes to their car,” says Jessie Davila, a volunteer and member of Columbia River Harvesters. “I like to help people,” says Joan. “It makes me feel good to

Caring Trees Banner Bank and Bank of Eastern Oregon are joining forces for Boardman’s Christmas Caring Tree Don’t forget to stop by starting December 5th and pick out your Angels from the Caring Tree this Holiday Season. Help make a child’s Christmas special! Applications for including families in the program are available at both banks. Gifts must be returned by Dec. 16th.

know they appreciate the help.” Harvester member Susan Molina was so impressed with Joan and wanted to see that he was recognized for the good things he does in the community that she brought this story to the North Morrow Times’ attention.

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Kiwanis continues tradition of giving each 3rd grader a dictionary The Kiwanis Club of Boardman continued their tradition of donating a Student’s Dictionary to each third grade student at Sam Boardman and A C Houghton Elementary Schools recently. This year the club handed 148 dictionaries to the students. Assisting with the project were Jane & Doug Pope, Pam Docken and Kate Close. Each student is asked to look up a word when they receive their gift, so every student knows exactly how to use their dictionary. For some students, this is the only Kiwanis member Kate Close hands out dictionaries at AC Houghton book they can call their very own. The Kiwanis is anxof the month at 6:30 am at River loween Party, Easter Egg Hunt, ious to see each student succeed Lodge and Grill. Everyone is in- Christmas Basket Program, assistand has made this project a priorvited to join or attend a meeting. ing the RHS and IHS Key Clubs ity. Their mission is “Serving the chil- and providing scholarships to the Kiwanis Club of Boardman dren of the world”. Other projects graduating seniors at Boardman meets each 1st and 3rd Thursday they undertake are the annual Hal- and Irrigon.

Sam Boardman Elementary Christmas Concert Thursday, Dec. 8 @ 6:00pm Sam Boardman Elementary Gym You are invited to attend the Sam Boardman Elementary School Christmas concert on Thursday, December 8, at 6:00 pm. Our theme this year is GIFTS OF THE SEASON. Readers will tell us about different celebrations and the gifts that are given. This concert is free to the public, but we are requesting that you bring a non-perishable food product that will be used to make food baskets for families in our community.

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OverDrive and Amazon launch Kindle® compatibility with Library eBooks The Oregon Trail Library District is pleased to announce that the Amazon® Kindle compatibility with Library2G0 eBook collection is here. This update, which is included at no additional cost to OverDrive partner libraries, allows most existing eBooks in your library’s collection to be read on all Kindle devices or by using free Kindle apps for iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ and other mobile devices. OverDrive is the supplier and site host for the Oregon Digital Library Consortium’s Library2Go of which the Oregon Trail Library District is a member. This is a very significant step in a series of OverDrive WIN platform enhancements to streamline user experience and help libraries meet the increased demand for eBooks. Steve

Potash, CEO of OverDrive said, “This addition helps public libraries accelerate their drive to become the first online stop for eBooks, where visitors can browse, discover and sample new and popular titles and authors in virtually all subjects.” The process for borrowing a public library eBook for Kindle is similar as for other devices. Most eBooks already in the library’s catalog supplied by OverDrive are compatible with Kindle, so users simply browse or search for “Kindle Book,” check out a title with a valid library card, and then click “Get for Kindle.” Access to the Kindle Book will occur at Amazon’s website after signing in and selecting delivery to the user’s Kindle device or any of the free Kindle reading apps. As with all

eBooks and other digital content at OverDrive-powered libraries, titles are available 24/7 and incur no late fees because they automatically expire at the end of the lending period. For more details on Kindle compatibility, including the availability of Amazon’s Whispersync technology, please visit OverDrive’s Digital Library Blog. In addition to Kindle, OverDrive provides support for all major desktop and mobile devices, including Windows®, Mac®, iPod®, iPhone®, iPad®, Sony® Reader, NOOK™, Android™, BlackBerry® and Windows® Phone. The online collection of downloadable audio books, ebooks and video are available for checkout to cardholders of the Oregon Trail Library District at:

BMCC prepares for winter term December at Blue Mountain Community College brings the calm of dead week, the panic of finals week and the overwhelming sense of relief of Christmas vacation! Students will wrap up finals on December 8 and not report back for the start of Winter Term until January 9, 2012. Students still have time to register for the upcoming Winter Term. Registration opened in midNovember and will remain open through the start of the term. Degree-seeking students must see an

advisor prior to registration. Advising is available at BMCC Boardman during regular hours or by appointment. Call 541-481-2099 for an appointment. Students are also reminded that a new session of EL Civics (ESL emphasis) and GED prep classes will get underway in January. Mandatory orientation sessions are set for the week of January 9. EL Civics Orientation is Monday and Wednesday, January 9 & 11, from 5:30-8:30 pm. GED Orientation is Tuesday and Thursday, January 10

& 12 from 5:30 -8:30. Orientation is required of all students registering for the first time this academic year, even if they have taken classes in prior years. BMCC Boardman will be open regular hours through December 8. Those hours are 1-7:30 pm on Mondays and Wednesdays, and 5:30-7:30 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The office will be open on Mondays and Wednesdays only from December 12-21 from 1-5:30 pm. The entire college will be closed the last week of December.

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Wellness and weight loss for 2012 The Community Health Improvement Partnership of Morrow County (CHIP) is offering the “Biggest Winner,” a twelve week weight loss competition and healthy lifestyle program. A $500 first prize, $300 second prize and $100 third prize will be awarded to the top three individuals in each health service area, Boardman, Irrigon, Heppner and Ione achieving the greatest percentage of body weight lost. Community members can join in free weekly sessions to learn about important life-long health behaviors such as maintaining a healthy weight, preventing disease, managing stress, and reducing tobacco use. Morrow County residents who would like to join the weight loss competition must register to be eligible for the grand prizes and randomly awarded prizes. · Cost for participating: $15/ individual or a maximum of $45/family · Registration available on-site: January 9, 10, and 16 · Program period: January 9 - April 2, 2012 · Weekly meeting information: Boardman weeknight yet to be determined, Ione and Heppner on Mondays, Irrigon on Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. · Weekly weigh-ins Pre-program and post-program measurements of body mass index, blood pressure, and weight will be taken. Optional tests for blood cholesterol and glucose will be provided as a courtesy of the Morrow Co. Health District and Columbia River Community Health Services.

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Boardman Buzzzzzzzz Dear Boardman It is really hard to believe this is the final edition for the North Morrow Times for 2011. I would like to take this opportunity to tell Jane and Lynn thank you for con-

tinuing to keep the news coming for the Boardman area. We all really appreciate the work you to do keep the community informed on the local happenings. The Chamber has had a really busy year in 2011, some of the new projects we have worked on are: * Hosted a booth at the Sportsman Show * Coordinated the Ford Leadership Program for Morrow County

* Brought a Farmer’s Market to Boardman * Worked on the Housing task force * Developed a new resident welcome packet * Developed a tourism notebook for the rest area coffee vender at the rest area * Worked on bringing Christmas decora tions to Boardman, Candy Canes to Main Street Boardman. I am really excited about the candy canes

on Main Street, they should be up before the 10th of December! Guy Marzek from the City, the Port of Morrow and Kathie McGowan and of course the chamber has been instrumental in working on this project. Have a safe and wonderful Holiday season and may 2012 be very prosperous year for our community. di

Annual community tree lighting The annual Boardman Christmas Tree Lighting will be held on Wednesday, December 7 at the Boardman Senior Center. Mayor Chet Phillips starts the tree lighting ceremony at 6:00 pm in front of the Senior Center, then we are all invited inside for hot chocolate and cookies. The Sam Boardman Elementary School 2nd graders will entertain us with a couple of songs and the area churches will present the Nativity Story program. After an old fashioned Christmas Carol sing along we will have a visit from Santa Claus.

and John Boufford. Anna is a teacher at Windy River Elementary School and has served as the Chamber’s Ambassador Chair for the last two years. John is the Systems Analyst for Cascade Specialties and very involved with the Kiwanis Club of Boardman. Leaving the board after serving several terms is Kathie McGowan. Kathie works at the Port of Morrow and has been on the board for many years, serving as President at least two terms. Her expertise and knowledge will certainly be missed.

can keep informed and keep the projects moving. If you are interested in receiving the information from the meeting please let the Chamber know and we will be glad to put you on the email list.

Boardman Community Awards Reception and Casino Night. T he theme this year is Wonders around the World, giving you the opportunity to dress up in whatever country dress you think would be the most fun, elegant, crazy, whatever suits your imagination. We are now accepting nominations for the Citizen Awards, if you need a nomination form just let the chamber know. We are also beginning to accept prizes and donations for the casino winners and the silent auction table if you have something you would like to donate.

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Survey The Boardman Chamber of Commerce is conducting a survey to ask for your help to evaluate our chamber so we can make the chamber more valuable to our members. If you haven’t received a copy of the survey contact the chamber and we will be glad to send one out to you.. New Chamber Board Members Congratulations to the Chamber’s new board of director members, Anna Browne

Community Enhancement Workshop At the Community Enhancement Workshop held on Tuesday, November 8 over 40 Boardman residents participated. We accomplished a lot and have a huge list of projects we want to see happen in Boardman. The Beautification Committee met Tuesday to determine the final details of completing the first project, benches for the parks. We will hold a committee meeting in January with the Beautification Committee and the Recreation Center Committee to get us moving along. We will plan to have quarterly community meetings to everyone

LIL’ HOOPS SIGN-UPS What: Lil’Hoops Sign-Ups/ K-3 grade Where: Sam Boardman Elementary Cost: $25.00 Dates of Lil’Hoops are: Saturday, December 3, 2011 Monday, December 5, 2011 Saturday, December 10, 2011 K-1 grade: Wednesday, December 14, 2011 Saturday, December 17, 2011 Monday and Wednesday5:30pm to 6:30pm, Saturday-8:30am to 9:45am

Boardman Visitor & Membership Directory The chamber has been visiting businesses to give you the opportunity to advertise your business in this guide. Ad prices are really reasonable and we need your help to keep this award winning publication the same great quality it has been. In this guide we highlight many of our area offerings including recreation, wildlife, events, lodging, cultural heritage, agri-business, dining and more. He guide also includes an alphabetical and category listing of each member. The guide is distributed around the state. If you want more information on the guide please contact us at the Chamber. 22nd Annual Citizen Awards Night Make sure your calendar is marked for Friday, February 3, 2012 to attend the

Christmas with Santa The Kiwanis Club of Boardman is sponsoring a Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 17 from 9:00 – 10:30 am at the Boardman Senior Center. $3.00 per person includes a pancake and sausage breakfast, crafts for kids and horse drawn wagon rides by Equine Elegance and sponsored by ThreeMile Canyon Farms. We will also have opportunities for photos with Santa. Call Diane at the Chamber at 541-481-3014 with any questions.

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Boardman Kiwanis is sponsoring Breakfast with Santa Saturday, December 17th at the Boardman Senior Center from 9:00 – 10:30 am. $3.00 per person and includes; pancake and sausage breakfast, crafts for kids, carriage rides and opportunities for photos with Santa.

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Local piano students participate at State Festival in Albany The Umatilla-Morrow District of the Oregon Music Teachers’ Association held its annual Ensemble Festival on Saturday, October 15th in Hermiston. Seventy-nine area piano students participated. Ad-

Nikki Phillips and Rose Jurcich show off the medals and certificates they won.

judicator for the event was Carolyn Mayer of Pendleton. Rose Jurcich of Boardman and Nikki Phillips of Irrigon were among the ensembles chosen as winners. They were able to advance to the Oregon Music Teachers Association State Ensemble Festival which was held at Linn Benton Community College in Albany, Oregon on November 5th and 6th.

Students played on a nine-foot Steinway grand piano in the auditorium of the College; after their performance they received a medal and certificate for their participation in the State Festival. Rose and Nikki are both students of Kathy Turner. There will be a Christmas Recital open to the public at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Boardman, on December 11th at 4:00 pm.

Rose Jurcich and Nikki Phillips performed on a Steinway grand piano at LBCC in the auditorium.

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Letter to the Editor Again this year, the Good Shepherd Lutheran, the International Pentacostal Holiness Church and the First Baptist Church came together to sponsor the Community Thanksgiving Celebration; and The Church of Latter Day Saints were amazing in helping us serve and clean up after the dinner. We had willing Board Members with great ideas and over 100 hardworking volunteers who made this event a success. Their smiles and encouragement and the smiles of the people who came to share their Thanksgiving with us made this year’s Celebration a joy for us. Sam Boardman Elementary and the Boardman Senior Center graciously allowed us to use their facilities. The Boardman Chamber of Commerce worked on advertisement. We so appreciated the North Morrow Times who gave us a front page ad! And the East Oregonian who also mentioned us. Con Agra, Boardman Foods, Morrow Cold Storage and Watts Brothers all donated food to the dinner, and we received these abundant donations from area businesses and individuals: Bank of Eastern Oregon; Beef NW Feeders, LLC; Boardman Foods; Cascade Specialties;

Claudia & Dan Robbins; Delmer and Bobbie Hug; Driftwood RV Park & Resort; James Harper; Karen Pettigrew; Nita Lalonde; North Morrow Times; PGE Corporate Donations; Tamara Michael and a generous donation at the dinner. Thank you! We also praise our Lord Jesus Christ, for the success of this venture. Things ran much smoother this year. We know that He was our strength and our hope and our wisdom. We give Him the glory for keeping us safe. We will continue to life our Community before Him, that He will grant it, His greatest blessing. Thank you, Boardman! Jane Akers & Penny Jurney & the Board Members of The Community Thanksgiving Volunteers prepare food in the kitchen and cut the pies for dessert again this Celebration year at the Thanksgiving feast.

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Boardman Quilt Group Participates in Operation Santa 2012 For the third year in a row, the Boardman Quilt Group volunteered to sew stockings to be filled with holiday goodies and sent to American Marine Troops serving in Middle East combat zones. The stockings are sent to a coordinator in Albany, OR. The Oregon Coordinator finds volunteers to purchase small gifts to fill the stockings. Completed stockings are shipped in time for Christmas distribution to various Marine companies.. This year, Boardman volunteers completed 175 stockings, 125 were assembled in 2010 and 100 were

prepared in 2009. All the fabrics were donated by community members. Community donations also helped purchase items to fill stockings and shipping costs to their destination. Local volunteers in 2011 included: Marge Shankle; Kathy Hyder, Mildred Baker; Kathryn Sparks; Pam Sandlin; Barb Hinkle; Barb Hemness; Carol Michael; Nancy Pace; Leona Douglas,Cheryl Tallman, Phyllis White, Glenda and Tammy Bozarth. All Boardman Quilt Group volunteers enjoy this community service project to support our military.

This group of happy volunteers show off their quilt making skills with the beautiful Christmas stockings they made and donated to the American Marine Troops serving in the Middle East

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Free Coffee at Boardman rest area involves volunteers Coffee: grounds for community enrichment With the holidays rapidly approaching, Boardman and Eastern Oregon non-profit organizations find themselves scrambling for donations. The need is increasingly great—not just for Thanksgiving or Christmas—but yearround. From covering rent and electri-

Laverne Partlow and Etta McKenzie, are longtime volunteers from the Boardman Senior Center. Laverne has been a major force behind her group’s work since 1990. She has weathered wind, snow, and rain while serving motorists for the past 20 years. Helping motorists experience local Many visitors stretching their

Laverne Partlow and Etta McKenzie volunteer for the Boardman Senior Center. cal bills at an Irrigon senior center to helping Hermiston high school pupils pay student body fees, the free coffee served at Boardman’s I-84 rest area pumps lifeblood back to community members who need it most. Oregon Travel Experience supervises the Boardman rest area and issues coffee permits to local non-profit organizations. Low income families, seniors and the disabled all benefit from donations received from motorists who stop for coffee, hot chocolate, or a cookie. The program’s success banks on the free coffee volunteers who embrace the principle of giving back. Pumping Life into Communities Many of the Boardman rest area free coffee participants have been engaged in the program for a decade or longer. Organizations vie for coveted slots on holiday weekends, since donations generally increase with the amount of traffic on I-84. All money is channeled to where it is needed most.

cided to combine information about local businesses in Boardman and across Morrow County, and include communities like Heppner, Irrigon, and Umatilla County.” Jessie Davila and Julia Cardenas run Columbia River Harvesters in Boardman. Their nonprofit gleans food from local farmers and home orchardists to feed the hungry. An overflow harvest of apples, pears, and corn feed seniors and needy families in Boardman. “The farmers call us up and we go right to the place they have a crop,” says Davila. “Instead of food going to waste, we get our group volunteers together and go pick it right from the farm or garden. The cash donations we get from the Free Coffee Program help us to pay the rent on our office and the gas it takes to go pick up the food.” Columbia River Harvesters Manager Julia Cardenas and Davila open the center to the community for food distribution to anyone in need. The center is currently gearing up for holiday turkey food-baskets and will be at the Boardman rest area serving coffee over Thanksgiving weekend. “We

legs at the Boardman rest area are curious about the sights they drive by. Diane Wolfe from the Boardman Chamber of Commerce knew the rest area was a perfect choice for a visitor’s guide. She also knew volunteers from Jessie Davila assists the Columbia River the Free Coffee Harvesters in Boardman. program would be happy to help motorists find their way into save enough donation money from the coffee to go and buy turkeys nearby communities. “The Free Coffee program vol- for the baskets,” says Davila. Columbia River Harvesters disunteers said they were getting lots tributes food boxes three days per of questions about services available in the middle of the night or week at their North Main Street lovery early in the morning. Drivers cation in Boardman. The center would ask things like ‘We’re head- opens at 1:00 p.m. on Fridays, Sating to Pendleton, is there anywhere urdays, and Mondays, and proto eat at this time of night?’ I de- vides food to the hungry until 3:00

For Love of Kids p.m. Every nickel gleaned from servAt the Hermiston Masonic ing coffee at the Boardman rest area is re-cycled into food distribution Lodge 138, Michael Parker talks about the benefits of the Free Cofactivities. fee program to his organization. A cornucopia spills forth Don Eppenbach helps serve “We’re big on helping kids in coffee with Irrigon-based Stokes Hermiston,” he says. “All of the Landing Senior Center volunteers. “We drive our seniors to doctor’s appointments in Portland, B e n d , Pendleton, and even Walla Walla,” says Bette Ternes of the Stokes Landing Senior Center in Irrigon. “The Don Eppenbachis a long-time volunteer for the money we coffee program which benefits Stokes Landing raise from Senior Center in Irrigon. drivers using the free coffee program not only money we receive from our shifts pays for gas but also keeps the at the Boardman rest area goes to lights on in our center. We’re here Bikes for Books and scholarships 24/7 for our seniors when they need for kids to go to college. We also use the money to buy speech a ride.” Ternes and her husband have therapy for children.” Parker’s group has been at the served free coffee for over 10 years at Boardman. She says drivers Boardman rest area serving free who stop are pleased by the ser- coffee to drivers for over 25 years. vice. “You can’t believe how many “We’d like to see a permanent setpeople stop and talk with us— up for the program,” he said. “We some for over half an hour,” says have to haul our own trailers in and Terns. “The truckers are especially out, and it can be difficult. We’d grateful. We’re the first thing they like to see something like what’s see in the morning. They come been done in the Willamette Valright on over to our trailer with their ley, where there’s dedicated space at the (Oregon Travel Experience) big travel mugs.” One of the challenges facing rest area offices.” For Parker, holiday-weekend Ternes’ group is the aging volunteer population and the lack of shifts at the rest area means chilyounger residents in their small dren from Hermiston to Irrigon benefit from the donations. “Our baIrrigon community. “It’s the same people that do sic goal is to help kids. All of the the work all the time. Some of us money goes for good things. We are in our 80s and we’ve lost a lot don’t get any money personally of people lately. We really could out of it.” Oregon Travel Experience is use some help,” said Ternes. “All the money donated for the free cof- proud of its highway-safety Free fee goes to operating our senior Coffee Program volunteers. From center. We were able to buy new Boardman to Pendleton, Oregon, tables and chairs for the lunchroom, coffee is the link between services pay for janitorial services, and to seniors, veterans, children, and make improvements to the nurse’s hungry families. Learn more by linkstation and bathrooms. But if the ing to their website: http:// roads are bad, we can’t go. We’re (Story edited by Carol Michael) all getting up there in age.”

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OMSI’s Earth From Space Exhibit in Boardman A colorful 3-ft. globe with dazzling displays and video films projected onto its inside surface will be placed by the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) at the Oregon Trail Library District’s Boardman library from the evening of December 5 – December 10. The globe is called Magic Planet. It is one component of a NASA-designed exhibit called “Earth From Space.” The globe itself sits on top of a projector and is connected to a laptop programmed by NASA to show dozens of moving images and programs as the globe lights up and spins. Library patrons of all ages can use push-buttons to have The Magic Planet show any of dozens of brilliantly-colored displays such as Earth’s city lights, climate change, tsunamis, wind streams, ocean currents, geographic features and much more – including 7-minute videos about Earth that are projected onto the globe’s sur-

face. “The Magic Planet is amazing. It captivates the senses. The one we’ve brought out to eastern Oregon is a smaller version of the same Science on a Sphere exhibit we have here at the museum in Portland,” said Nate Lesiuk, program developer for OMSI’s Earth From Space program. “People are fascinated by it. Here at the museum we call it ‘eye candy’.” Other parts of the Earth From Space exhibit brought to the Heppner library include a table-top spinning praxinoscope, which is a mirrored device showing weather patterns and a viewing weather station. The Earth From Space exhibit components are brought to eastern Oregon through a NASA grant provided to OMSI in partnership with Libraries of Eastern Oregon (LEO). OTLD is providing the first host sites for the exhibit to be featured

in eastern Oregon. “We’ve never had anything quite like this come to our libraries before,” said OTLD director Marsha Richmond. “I hope people will come in to the library and see the Magic Planet and all that it offers, as it features so many different moving images of Earth,” Richmond said. “The sphere is easy to manipulate to show different weather patterns and how our planet really looks from space. It’s fun to explore the many displays included with it, and people of all ages have access to using it,” she added. The Earth From Space exhibit will be rotated among public libraries in eastern Oregon from this month through Feb. 2013. For further information, contact Richmond at 541-481-3365, Lesiuk at 503-239-7817, LEO exec. director Lyn Craig at 541-763-2355. Learn more about OMSI at

A Sharp players receive scholarships from Umatilla County Cultural Coalition The Oregon East Symphony has received a $480 grant from the Umatilla County Cultural Coalition for four A Sharp Orchestra Scholarships. The A Sharp Players is a community orchestra open to intermediate and advanced musicians of any age and gives them the opportunity to experience rehearsing and performing with a large ensemble. Rehearsals are

scheduled for Sunday afternoons, weekly, from September through April, under the leadership of Bruce Walker, OES Assistant Conductor. Funding for UCCC is provided by the Oregon Cultural Trust, Oregon’s innovative public-private partnership that supports the State’s arts, heritage and humanities. These grants are to be used

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Stop winter germs in their tracks Colds and flu – no big deal, right? Well, yes and no. They usually don’t last a really long time or cause serious problems. Colds can plague you with everything from a stuffy or runny nose to a scratchy throat and watery eyes – and nonstop sneezing that can put even your cat over the edge. Flu bugs bring symptoms that can look a lot like a cold. But the flu tends to ambush you suddenly, last longer than a cold, and pile on other symptoms such as fever, fatigue, headache, chills, and achiness. Some people who get the flu are at risk for pretty serious health problems. In fact, flu-related complications send more than 200,000 Americans to the hospital each year with thousands dying.1 Even the common cold takes a toll, accounting for 22 million lost school days in the U.S. each year. Prevention is looking better and better, isn’t it? The number one thing you can do to prevent the flu? Get a flu vaccine, which protects against the three most likely flu viruses to strike each season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now recommends that everyone six months and older get a flu vaccine. Get the vaccine as soon as it is available if you are in one of these high risk categories – you are pregnant, 65 or older, or have a chronic disease. It’s also more important if you are a health care worker or care for someone who is at increased risk. The Flu Vaccine is available as a shot or nasal spray, and is best received in October or November, although you may still benefit in December or January. Ask your doctor or me if you have questions about this. Colds and flu are spread mostly by droplets in the air or by touching a contaminated surface, then touching your eyes or nose. So some other simple steps may go a long way toward helping you prevent these common diseases. 1. Wash your hands often with warm, soapy water for about 15 to 20 seconds. If you’re away from soap and water, an alcohol-based hand rub will do. Avoid touching your eyes, mouth, and nose as much as you can. No free rides for these germs! Set a good example for your kids and encourage them to do the same. Also, try to limit being around people who are infected. 2. Sneezing and coughing? You know the drill: Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue, and then throw it in the trash. If there’s no tissue in sight, cough or sneeze into your elbow or upper sleeve. Be sure to pass this tip on to your kids. If you’ve got a fever, stay home for at last 24 hours after the fever is gone – that is, gone without the use of a fever-lowering medicine. 3. Don’t forget that other all-around healthy habits – a balanced diet, sleep, exercise, and stress control – can help prevent colds and flu. And, remember that exposure to tobacco – firsthand or secondhand – makes you more prone to respiratory illnesses.

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2011 Funshine Express Sponsors Community Women would like to thank our 25th Silver Anniversary Funshine Express sponsors. The following businesses and individuals contributed door prizes, seat gifts, money, coupons or products for our trip. Please support our sponsors by patronizing their businesses and letting them know you appreciate their community support. Special thanks go to Wildhorse Resort & Casino for the grand prize gift and Mid Columbia/Pendleton Bus Company for its subsidy of the bus.

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If we have inadvertently left any contributor off this list, we also thank them. Club members have donated gifts, supplies, and worked countless hours in preparation for this trip, as well as paid for their bus seat. This fundraiser supports our efforts to provide the communities of Boardman and Irrigon with scholarships, school supplies, emergency clothing for elementary students, Christmas food baskets and gifts for the less fortunate. Anyone wishing to learn more about the club, or become a member, may contact one of the following members or write to CWC, PO Box 534, Irrigon 97844: Sharon Timms President, Jane Hunter, Treasurer, Carmen Potter, Secretary and Members Judy Brown, Lucy Burns, Janet Cooley, Karen Cooley, Juanita Cox, Alice Ellis, Sharon Sofie, Nisha McNamee, Lisa Mittelsdorf, Elaine Vandecar, Tanya Smith, Monica Taylor, Linda Tayor, Melodee Tovey, Cindy Turner, Karen Wilde.

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CSEPP begins Recycling Program for tone alert radios and carbon filters The Umatilla Chemical Depot began destroying its chemical munitions in 2004 and has recently completed its mission. With the final destruction of the chemical munitions, the risk of a chemical accident at the Depot has been eliminated in Oregon and Washington. As a result, the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEPP) will soon come to a close and service for Tone Alert Radios will be discontinued. Tone Alert Radios (TARs) have been distributed to area residents since 2000. The TARs were part of a warning system that would have alerted residents in the event of chemical accident at the Umatilla Chemical Depot. CSEPP is asking residents to turn in their TARs, along with all its components (antenna, power cords and strobe lights) to a recycling bin located in your community. TARs should not be thrown out with household garbage, as they contain a lead acid battery. CSEPP has arranged for free recycling to keep TARs out of the local landfills. Residents may choose to keep their TARs to receive severe weather alerts; however this will only be for a limited time. Those who choose to keep their TARs will assume all responsibility for maintenance and all liability associated with continued use of the radio.

CSEPP will no longer maintain the radios, or provide any batteries or other support for the radios. Residents who wish to con-

tinue to receive severe weather alerts may purchase a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) weather radio at local retail stores. For residents with Recirculating Air Filters (RAFs): CSEPP distributed RAFs and carbon filters to residents in the Irrigon area. Residents in other areas may also have received a RAF. RAFs and carbon filters were to be used in the event of a chemical accident at the Umatilla Chemical Depot. Residents may choose to keep the RAFs or bring them to a recycling location, but should recycle

the carbon filters that were delivered in a separate box, even if you choose to keep the Recirculating Air Filter. The RAF can be used daily to filter air in your home; however carbon filters are useful only during a chemical emergency and can be harmful to the environment if not recycled properly. Those who keep the RAFs will assume all responsibility for maintenance and all liability associated with continued use. Replacement HEPA filters are available through many online resources—just enter the following in your browser window and click: Honeywell Air Filter model #F113. Recycling Locations: OREGON WASHINGTON FIRE DEPARTMENTS: FIRE DEPARTMENT & POST OFFICE: Echo, Stanfield, Hermiston Safety Center, Plymouth McNary, Irrigon, Boardman FIRE DEPARTMENT: STANFIELD: Paterson Stanfield Senior Center HERMISTON: Stafford Hansell Government Center

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Oregon Trail Library Boardman Branch Fiction Christmas Homecoming – Anne Perry The Litigators – John Grisham Hotel Vendome – Danielle Steel The Corn Maiden and Other Nightmares – Joyce Carol Oates Christmas At Timberwoods – Fern Michaels The Taker – Alma Katsu Bonnie – Iris Johansen New Jersey Noir – Joyce Carol Oates Beauty and the Werewolf – Mercedes Lackey Lost December – Richard Paul Evans The Marriage Plot – Jeffrey Eugenides Ed King – David Guterson The Lady of the Rivers – Phillipa Gregory The Territory – Tricia Fields The Wedding Quilt – Jennifer Chiaverini The Prague Cemetery – Umberto Eco The Snow Angel – Glenn Beck The Infernals – John Connolly As the Pig Turns – M.C. Beaton Zero Day – David Baldacci 11/22/1963 – Stephen King Neverwinter – R.A. Salvatore The Christmas Wedding – James Patterson

Non-Fiction: Steve Jobs – Walter Isaacson Secret Lives of Wives: Women Share What it Really Takes to Stay Married – Iris Krasnow Paula Deen’s Southern Cooking Bible – Paula H. Deen Doctor Your Patient Will See You Now – Steven Z. Kussin How Pleasure Works – Paul BloomThe End of Normal: A Wife’s Anguish, A Widow’s New Life – Stephanie Madoff Mack Sybil Exposed: The Extraordinary Story Behind the Famous Multiple Personality Case – Debbie Nathan Bobbie Brown’s Makeup Manual: For Everyone From Beginner to Pro – Bobbi Brown Hope Unseen – Scotty Smiley

BEO Bancorp declares 40¢ dividend to shareholders of record as of December 1, 2011, payable on or before December 15, 2011,” said President and CEO, Jeff Bailey. According to Board Chairman, Brad Anderson, “BEO Bancorp has paid a dividend 25 of the past 26 years. Dividends are a reflection of the financial stability and profitability of the bank. We are very happy to be able to provide this dividend to our shareholders.” “In 2010, the board of directors authorized a dividend of $0.20 per share. Being able to double last year’s dividend in 2011 is a testament to the strides we have Bank of Eastern Oregon President made over the past few years & CEO Jeff Bailey announces BEO in dealing with the chalBancorp dividend. lenges of the economic downturn. The directors Heppner, Oregon, (November 18, have made decisions over the past 2011) “I am pleased to announce three years which have improved that the board of directors of BEO the overall strength of the bank, Bancorp (OTCBB:BEOB) voted to enhanced our capital levels, and declare a $0.40 per share dividend placed the bank on solid footing for 2011. The dividend will be paid as the lasting effects of the ‘great

recession’ play out. We continue to be the highest-capitalized bank in eastern Oregon,” said Bailey. He concluded by saying, “We are pleased with the support of our employees, shareholders, and communities. They make it possible for us to succeed.” For further information on the company or to access internet banking, please visit our website at About BEO Bancorp BEO Bancorp is the holding company for Bank of Eastern Oregon, which operates 12 branches and two 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 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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Community Focus


oardman plans sale of property to Three Mile Canyon Farm. At the November 1st Council meeting, the Boardman City Council passed a resolution to partition almost 84 acres of city-owned property, which was declared surplus in August of this year. This property is a portion of a 458-acre lot located to the east of Tower Road. Three Mile Canyon Farms requested to purchase this property after a survey determined that the farm was using the property for agricultural purposes. The City plans to negotiate a sale with Three Mile Canyon Farms before the end of 2011. he annual Tillicum Club Bazaar will be held on Friday, December 9 starting at 10:00 am at the Bank of Eastern Oregon and Banner Bank. Don’t miss this opportunity to purchase some delicious baked goods and beautiful handmade items. he Kiwanis Club of Boardman will sponsor Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 17 at the Boardman Senior Center from 9:00 – 10:30 am. $3.00 per person and includes; pancake and sausage breakfast, crafts for kids, carriage rides and opportunities for photos with Santa.


Boardman Community Club Annual Canned Food & Coat Drive Use the bag provided on your door or one of your own to deposit canned food/nonperishable food items and coats. The bags will be collected and distributed to local individuals and families for Christmas Food Baskets. Boardman Community Club members will distribute bags on Dec. 5th - 7th & pick up the bags on Sunday, December 11th. Place your donation bags at your front doorstep and the members will pick them up. For more info call Glaya Baker 541- 481-7488 or Cheryle Taylor 541-481-2338

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he Umatilla County Soil & Wa ter Conservation District and OSU Extension Service are partnering to host this year’s Columbia Basin Cereal Seminar & Sustainable Ag Forum. Please join us on December 14, 2011 from 8-5:30 at the Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton for this event. Registration is only $10 and includes lunch. Pesticide re-certification and certified crop advisor credits will be available. Pre-registration is requested and is available on the SWCD website at or by phoning Shevon Hatcher at 541-2785403. orrow County Cultural Coali tion Awards Oregon Cultural Trust Funds Morrow County Cultural Coalition will be accepting proposals for fiscal year 2012-2013 until August 1, 2012. Applications must address one or more of the following goals: Build economic development by integrating arts, culture and heritage into county development efforts; Provide financial support for cultural activities for families and youth; Increase awareness and respect of our history; Improve Building preservation; Build Cultural bridges through partnerships with other cultural commissions to enhance heritage programs, expand outreach and accessibility and showcase opportunities that encourage cultural expressions. For more information, call Susan Russell at 541-481-4277, or olunteers are needed for tax preparation for the upcoming tax season. Contact Leann Rea at 541-481-5922. he Tillicum Club will be selling carnations and roses for Valentine’s Day. All proceeds go to scholarships, the Easter Egg Hunt and other Tillicum Club projects. Flower sales will begin December 1 and continue until January 27. All orders must be paid for when placed. To order email or call Shelby Pearcy at 541-771-0103. he Morrow County Fair Board is announcing a Board vacancy. All members of the community are welcome to apply by sending a Letter of Application to the Morrow County Board of Commissioners, Attn. Karen Wolff, PO Box 788, Heppner, Oregon, 97836. For more information regarding the duties and time commitment of serving on the board, please contact Shirlee Sweigart, 541-676-5554.



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THE NEXT EDITION OF NORTH MORROW TIMES will be in your mailbox January 6, 2012. Deadline for advertising and story ideas is Friday, December 30, 2011. Mail your entries to: North Morrow Times, PO Box 907, Boardman, OR 97818 E-mail: 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 541-2560175 Community Counseling Solutions (CCS) @ 541-676-9161 or 541-481-2911 or 1-877-695-4648 (1-888-MYLIMIT) VOLUNTEERS WANTED! For the CourtAppointed Special Advocate Program in Morrow County. The Program advocates for Abused/neglected children. For more information Contact Karen Cooley @ 541922-3137 or Juvenile Dept. 541-676-5642.

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SENIOR SERVICES 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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Thursday December 8 Baked Chicken Fried Potatoes Mixed Veggies Ramen Salad Bread/Butter Cobbler Thursday December 15 Tator Tot Casserole Cran Gelatin Salad Pea and Carrots French Bread Fruit and Cookies Thursday December 22 Birthday Dinner Ham and Sweet Potatoes Green Salad Veggie Medley Cake & Ice Cream Thursday December 29 Corn Chowder Biscuits Coleslaw Jell-o

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December 2011 North Morrow Times  

December, 2011 issue of Boardman, Oregon's hometown newspaper