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North Morrow Volume XVIIII Number 4 November 4, 2011



Scary? No, but Oregon’s bats are in trouble SALEM, Ore.—While black bats are winging their way to center stage on Halloween decorations and greeting cards, Oregon’s real bats aren’t doing so well: disease and habitat loss are threatening their survival. In fact, eight of Oregon’s 15 bats species are identified in the Oregon Conservation Strategy as in need of help. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists say that there are a number of things people can do to help the state’s only winged mammal—from building bat houses to watching bats to learning about them to protecting their habitats to keeping them safe in winter. “The most important thing people can do at this time of year is to avoid disturbing bats. They are especially vulnerable in the winter when they are hibernating,” said Andrea Hanson, OR Department of Fish and Wildlife, ODFW Strategy Species Coordinator. Oregon’s bats hibernate in caves, mines, buildings or hollow trees. If disturbed, they are forced to burn calories, reducing their chase of survival. Another significant threat to wintering bats is white-nose syndrome, a deadly disease caused by a fungus that thrives in the same cold temperature range as hibernating bats. Once infected, bats get a white fuzzy growth on their noses. The direct cause of death is still unclear, although it is believed the fungus interrupts sleep patterns and causes the hibernating bats to awaken, depleting their fat reserves and causing starvation. “We don’t think white-nose syndrome has arrived in Oregon, but it is a real threat—it has killed more than a million bats in the northeast and is moving across the country,” said Hanson. To help stop white-nose syndrome from spreading, biologists and land managers are asking Oregonians, especially those who

work in or explore caves and mines, to avoid disturbing bats and to decontaminate clothing and gear before and after entering a cave. Learning about bats One way to learn about Oregon’s bats is to download a copy of Batty for Bats: Facts for Kidsfrom ODFW’s website. The fact sheet provides a description



Family fun at the Kiwanis Halloween Party

· A baby bat is called a pup. Young bats can fly between two and five weeks of age. · Bats are the only flying mammal. · Bats will use bat houses: build one or buy one. · Look for bats in spring and summer at dusk and early evening over water and around street lights

This family really got into the spirit of the Boardman Kiwanis Halloween party held at Riverside High October 31

3rd Annual Community Thanksgiving Celebration Free Thanksgiving Day Dinner and photograph of each of Oregon’s 15 bat species and some ideas of how to help. The flyer is available in the Living with Wildlife section of the website, http:// living_with/bats.asp Educators can email for copies. Facts about Oregon’s Bats · Oregon’s bats eat only insects. An adult bat eats about 1,000 insects every hour! · Bats hang upside down because it gives them an ideal position for take-off. · Bats can fly 20 to 30 miles an hour and travel more than 100 miles a night.

as they hunt insects. · Be a citizen scientist: If you see multiple dead bats, call ODFW’s Wildlife Health Hotline (866) 9682600. Don’t pick the bats up, just report where and when you saw them. Conservation of Oregon’s bats Eight of Oregon’s 15 bats are identified in the Oregon Conservation Strategy as species in need of help. To find more information about distribution, habitat and conservation actions that will help bats, see the Summaries of Strategy Species section of the Oregon Conservation Strategy on ODFW’s website:

Thursday, November 24 1:30 - 4:00 pm Boardman Senior Center - 100 Tatone Street Praise Service 1:30 – Dinner 2:00 For more information call: Penny 541-481-7612 or Jane 541-481-5511 * Sponsored by Area Churches

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Community Calendar November, 2011 4 Storyhour (most Fridays) Oregon Trail Library Boardman @10:45 5 Senior Breakfast at the Boardman Senior Center 7:30-10:30 am 7 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 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 Morrow County Fair Board Meeting, 6:00 pm @ Fairgrounds 8 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 10 Boardman Kiwanis Meeting (1st & 3rd Thursday of each month) River Lodge & Grill @ 6:30 Domestic Violence/Womens Support Group (each Thursday) 4:00-6:30 pm at SCF Office in Boardman Boardman City Council Meeting – 7pm – City Hall 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 15 Boardman City Council Meeting – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays - 7pm - City Hall 16 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 Morrow 17 Sam Boardman Elementary Family Math Night @ 6:20pm 25 Boardman Park & Rec District Board Meeting @ Park Office, 7:30 pm 24 THANKSGIVING

You can now purchase your cellphone in Boardman

Lupe Lezama dressed for Halloween, displays two of the many cellphones and accessories offered at her new business Apollo Cellphone located in the old Boardman City Hall building on Main Street

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Boardman residents have a new option in town to purchase cellphones. Guadalupe (Lupe) Lezama, a long-time Boardman resident, recently opened Apollo Cellphones at 202 North Main Street, Suite 8, which is the former Boardman City Hall. Her phone number is 541/720-6444. After working for 13 years for Boardman Foods, “I decided to fulfill my dream, of owning my own business,” says Lezama. “This gives me the opportunity to be with my kids and my family more,” she adds. Lezama has three children: Andrea, age 14, Octavio, age 7 and Jahir, age 6. Her husband, Octavio works for Con Agra in Boardman. Lezama purchased a franchise, Simple Mobile, which allows her to sell prepaid cellphones and services. One can pay by the minute, or utilize a monthly plan, she says, but there are no ongoing contracts, since it is all prepaid. Of course there all sorts of plans with varying costs involved from $25 unlimited nationwide 15 day talk and text, up to a 4G plan with unlimited nationwide Blackberry talk, text and

high speed web for $60. She also and even cellphone charms! She has plans which include unlimited also will handle lay away for up to International cellphone usage. two months. “Once you pick out your One can bring in your own phone, or select from a variety of phones phone, I connect it, program it, add Lezama has in her store, including on the minutes and you walk out Motorola, LG, Sony, Samsung and the door talking on your phone!” Apollo Cellphones is open Nokia. She also can order a phone if you have a specific one in mind. Monday through Saturday, 10:00 Her cellphones utilize TMobile cell am to 6:00 pm. towers, so coverage is good throughout the nation. Lezama says that people will be glad that they don’t have to drive to Hermiston or another town to get cellphone assistance. She also carries a wide variety of accessories that you might need for your cellphone, including chargers, carLupe gets ready to cut the ribbon for the rying cases, Blue grand opening of Apollo Cellphones Tooth appliances

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Riverside Jr/Sr High wrestling coach David Boor honored

Photo from left to right, Boardman City Councilors Jill Pambrun, Christie Perry, Neil Livingston, Ed Glenn, Steve Doherty, Coach David Boor, and Mayor Phillips. At the October 18th Boardman City Council meeting Mayor Phillips presented Riverside Jr/Sr High School wrestling coach, David Boor with the Oregon Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports’ 2011 Fitness Leadership Award. Several members of the wrestling team were at the meeting to honor their coach.

The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports annually presents Fitness Leadership Awards to recognize Oregonians that support the Council’s mission of promoting physical activity and wellness in Oregon. Each year the Governor’s Council asks the mayors of Oregon to nominate persons in their community that they be-

lieve should receive the Fitness Leadership Award. Mayor Phillips nominated Coach Boor for coaching approximately 500 children over the nine years he’s been Riverside’s Head Wrestling Coach. During that time Riverside has qualified for State 45 times and six times Riverside Wrestling has produced the State Champion.

Mow don’t rake fall leaves Irrigon 541-922-2828

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Mindy Binder handed out candy at the Kiwanis Halloween party. MOOOOO

by Melinda Myers, author Go green, or should I say brown. Recycle fall leaves into compost, a soil amendment or a nutritious topdressing for the lawn. It saves time, improves your landscape, and is good for the environment. Shred fall leaves with your mower and leave them on the lawn. As long as you can still see the grass blades, your lawn will be fine. Those shredded leaves will break down adding nutrients and organic matter to the soil. It is also a good time to make your last application of fertilizer for your lawn. Use a slow release organic nitrogen fertilizer, like Milorganite, that won’t burn the lawn. Plus, the phosphorous is non-leaching and recent research

found when the micro-organisms break down this fertilizer some of the phosphorous and potassium tied up in the soil is released for plants to use. Northern gardeners with bluegrass, fescue and rye grass lawns can make their last application in late fall before the ground freezes. Those in the south growing Bermuda, St Augustine and other warm weather grasses can make their last fertilization about one month before the lawn goes dormant. That’s about the time of the first killing frost. Fertilizing later can result in winter damage. Bag any leaves you don’t want to leave on the lawn and dig them into annual flower and vegetable gardens. They will break down over winter improving the soil.

Use any remaining shredded leaves as mulch on the soil around perennials, trees and shrubs. The shredded leaves help conserve moisture, moderate temperature extremes and reduce weed problems. And once decomposed, help improve the soil. Still leaves left? Start a compost pile by mixing fall leaves with other yard waste. Don’t add aggressive weeds or those gone to seed. Leave insect and disease infested or chemically treated plant debris out of the pile. Don’t add fat, meat and other animal products that can attract rodents. Moisten and occasionally turn the pile to speed up the process. Soon you will have a wonderful soil conditioner to put back into your landscape.

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BEO Bancorp reports 3rd quarter earnings BEO Bancorp (OTCBB:BEOB) and its subsidiary, Bank of Eastern Oregon, announced 3rd quarter 2011 consolidated net income of $502,000 or $0.54 per share, compared to $518,000 or $0.56 per share for 3rd quarter 2010. Year to date earnings were $1,350,000 in 2011, as compared to $1,421,000 for the same period in 2010. Total assets were $251.8 million, up 0.9% year over year. Net loans of $198.25 million were up 3.7% from the same period in 2010, while deposits were at $222.1 million, up 0.5% year over year. “We are pleased with the 3rd quarter and year to date results. Loan volume has increased, and we continue to search out good lending opportunities,” said president and CEO, Jeff Bailey. Chief Financial Officer, Mark Lemmon said, “We continue to increase value to our stockholders as shareholders’ equity is up 8.5% year over year. Our tangible book value per share stands at over $18, a growth of more than $6 per share since the banking crisis and recession began in 2007. This is a direct result of continued profitability and prudent capital management. Year to date Return on Average Assets is 0.72% and Return on Average Equity is 10.98%. That return on equity is impressive considering the Bank’s tier one capital ratio is well above our Oregon and national peer averages.” Lemmon went on to say, “Increased loan volume and steady deposit levels fuel our net interest margin, which dic-

recovery in the national economy, tates overall profitability.” Chief Operations Officer, Gary high unemployment, and the unPropheter said, “In spite of con- certainty associated with the Eutinued low interest rates, our de- ropean Union economic situation posit base is steady. Our branch are concerning. All of these factors personnel do a tremendous job of providing excellent customer service. The Bank continues to adapt to the changing regulatory environment, and is happy to say we have been able to meet these challenges without imposing new fees and charges on customers.” “This year’s wheat harvest was fabulous with yields well above average and good prices. Cattle prices are also strong and summer feed was plentiful. The overall quality of our ag loan portfolio is very good, and we continue to work hard at moving non- Bank of Eastern Oregon President and performing assets off CEO Jeff Bailey. of our books,” said EVP and Chief Credit Officer, E. will play a role in how our local George Koffler. “A common per- economy performs over the next ception in the national media is that few years,” said Bailey. “I apprecibanks are not making loans. That ate the efforts of our employees is not true. We are continually seek- and the support of our customers ing loan opportunities, and we are and shareholders in making our making loans to qualified borrow- fine institution successful even in these turbulent times,” concluded ers,” added Koffler. “Local factors point towards an Bailey. improving economy, but the slow


Docken recognized as Kiwaniian of the Year

The Kiwanis Club of Boardman recognized Pam Docken at the Kiwaniian of the Year. She was recognized by President Jim Hollandsworth for all the work she has done for the local club for not only the last year but for the last several years. Pam is always available to help work on any and every project and is truly outstanding year after year. Thank you Pam

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Boardman offers development incentive for new construction At the October 18th Council meeting the Boardman City Council discussed Resolution 17-2011, a Resolution that offers a development incentive in an effort to encourage new homes to be built in Boardman. The Resolution encourages new development by waiving the City’s Sewer and Water System Development Charges (SDC’s), up to $10,000, to property owners developing residential property within the City limits, a cost of about $2500 per unit. The property owner must sign a promissory note with the City stating they will pay the SDC’s if the project does not obtain a Certificate of Occupancy within one year of the purchase of the building permit. If the Certificate of Occupancy is issued within the time limit, the City will provide a SDC waiver letter, which will benefit the property owner in their financing efforts. This incentive is one of two incentives the Council has passed in recent months. The other Resolution offers new homeowners a credit of $100 on their water/sewer bills. Both of these incentives are effective July 1, 2011 through July 1, 2012. In other City news, the Council heard an update from Riverside Jr/Sr High School’s new Principal, Robert Elizondo and Assistant Principal Marie Shimer. The Council also passed a Resolution supporting a grant application to the State of Oregon for the South Main Street Enhancement Project.

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Boardman Buzzzzzzzz Dear Community, October is now in the history books and November is here! We have had some “Chamber of Commerce” beautiful

days in the last month! I just love the warm days and cool nights, the trees are turning and it is looking beautiful out. I am really excited about the Community Enhancement Workshop on November 8, I am really hoping that everyone is planning to attend; I would love to see a huge turn-

Chamber Lunch The Boardman Chamber lunch will be held on Wednesday, November 16 at the Port of Morrow from 12:00 – 1:00 pm. Diane Childs and Althea Cullins from the Oregon Department of Justice and Oregon Department of Consumer Affairs in Salem will present information on latest consumer fraud trends in Oregon, including scams on investments and identity theft. They will also discuss what efforts the Attorney General’s office and other state agencies are doing to help prevent consumer fraud statewide. The program is brought to the region through a financial literacy series launched by the nonprofit Libraries of Eastern Oregon (LEO). Lunch will be catered by the River Lodge & Grill and is $10.00 per person. Call the Chamber at 541-481-3014 by Monday, November 14 to reserve your spot.

Chamber Annual Banquet The Boardman Community Awards Reception and Casino Night will be held Friday, February 3, 2012 at the Port of Morrow Riverfront Center. Get your passports ready to see the Wonders Around the World. This is your opportunity to pick the county that you just love their clothing style. Do you want to wear a kilt, a matador suit, an elegant English gown? You can pick whatever suits your fancy! Watch for more information on the Banquet and make sure you are thinking about who you want to nominate for the Citizen Awards. Nomination forms are available at the Chamber office.

out. It is really important for everyone to get their ideas for everyone to consider and discuss. Please make sure you are coming and invite all your friends. Wasn’t the Halloween Trick or Treat a great event for our community children. Having a safe and warm environment is so

nice. It is a very worthwhile fun project that is organized by the Kiwanis Club of Boardman. Enjoy this fall weather and I’ll talk to you next month. Di

Diane Wolfe, CEO

Visitor Guide and Membership Directory The Chamber will be visiting our area businesses to make sure you know about your opportunity to advertise in this great tourism piece for Boardman. Ad prices are really reasonable and we need your help to keep this publication the same great quality it has been the last couple of years. In this guide we highlight many of our area offerings including Recreation, Wildlife, Events Lodging, Cultural Heritage, Agri-Business, and Dining. The guide also includes an alphabetical and category listing of each member. The Boardman Visitor Guide is distributed to local hotels, real estate offices, regional chambers, the rest area, and visitor centers around the state. It is also included in our visitor and relocation mailings and of course here at the Chamber office. Please call me if I have not yet been in to see you, we do want you to be able to participate and I don’t want to leave anyone out. Christmas Tree Lighting The annual Boardman Christmas Tree Lighting will be held on Wednesday, December 7 at the Boardman Senior Center. The tree lighting begins at 6:00 pm and then we will have the Nativity Story, the Boardman Child Development Center children will sing to us and of course a visit from Santa.

Wanna Have a Say in Something BIG? The Boardman Chamber of Commerce Community Enhancement Committee will host a community workshop on Tuesday, November 8 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at the Port of Morrow. At this workshop we hope to bring together ALL the people of our community to discuss the major projects that we would like to see happen in Boardman. We feel so much more could be accomplished if the organizations, businesses and residents worked together and tackled one project at a time. If you can’t make the meeting please provide us your suggestions, you can drop them off, fax or mail them to the chamber. Call us for more information 541-481-3014.

Are you working to achieve a healthier lifestyle? Cash prizes to motivate Morrow County residents The Community Health Improvement Partnership of Morrow County (CHIP) will be sponsoring the “Biggest Winner,” a twelve week weight loss competition and healthy lifestyle program. The contest will be held in each of the communities of Boardman, Irrigon, Ione and Heppner and begin January 9, 2012 April 2, 2012. A $500 first prize, $300 second prize and $100 third prize will be awarded to the top three individuals in each community achieving the greatest percentage of body weight lost. Join your friends and neighbors in weekly sessions to learn how you can make life-long health behavior changes

for maintaining a healthy weight, preventing disease, incorporating physical activity in your life, managing stress and reducing tobacco use or sign up for the competition and win weight loss prizes. Further details will be coming soon! The CHIP is an alliance of local health care organizations working with the community to develop strategies to improve the health of Morrow County. The CHIP received grant support from the Oregon Office of Rural Health and Regence and PacificSource Foundations to assess local health needs and “Improve Health From Rivers to Rolling Hills.”

Hub of the Northwest Coming Soon ~ SAGE CENTER Sustainable AGriculture and Energy An interactive visitor center showcasing the region’s industries and resources that will enhance the Boardman area with 10,000 square feet of indoor exhibit space, as well as additional amenities, including outdoor exhibits and playground, a gift shop, and a fully equipped theater for the community and business groups. BEAUTIFUL OFFICE SPACE available with a magnificent view of the Columbia River and plenty of parking, located at the Riverfront Center - 2 Marine Drive, Boardman. We have a 2,410 sq ft office that can be divided into two separate offices and we also have a 1,025 sq ft office available. For more information please call the Port of Morrow @ 541-481-7678.

P. O. Box 200 #2 Marine Drive, Boardman, OR 97818 541-481-7678*Fax(541)481-2679,

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Columbia River Community Health Services kicks off winter clothes drive Columbia River Community Health Services in Boardman began their annual coat drive in November. Many who live in the Boardman and Irrigon area are living below the official federal poverty level and finding affordable and warm clothing can be a challenge for families who are struggling with finances. Boardman and Irrigon residents with warm coats, hats, sweaters, and blankets to donate can drop them off at Columbia River Com-

munity Health Services in Boardman between 8 A.M. and 5 P.M. and people in need of warm clothing can come and pick some up during the same hours. Last year Columbia River Community Health Services distributed almost 300 coats during their winter clothing drive. Columbia River Community Health Services treats all patients on all health plans including Oregon Health Plan and Medicare.

Boardman Senior Center Breakfast Saturday, November 5

7:30 - 10:30 am Sausage/Ham, Eggs/ Pancakes, Hash Browns, Biscuits & Gravy, Coffee/Juice


A Boardman Tradition Since 1978 Outdoor & Indoor Holiday lights and decorations. Wrapping & packaging supplies to mail early. Convenient UPS and FED EX shipping services Boardman Health Mart Pharmacy & Hardware will be closed Thanksgiving Day, November 24 . We’ ’ll be open to serve you Friday & Saturday, November 25 & 26.

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It really is just a test, folks! On Wednesday, November 9 at 11:00 a.m. Oregonians will hear on their radios and see on their televisions a test of the emergency alert system (EAS). The test will last approximately three (3) minutes. Normal programming will return following the test. This is a nationwide test organized by the FCC and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This test will be different than those we have had in the past. The November 9 test will utilize a “live” national alert code, i.e., a coded message that will present itself as

an actual emergency announcement, not a test. This is necessary in order to allow FCC and FEMA to test the actual working order reliability of legacy EAS equipment and the state of readiness of EAS operators and participants. Television stations are being encouraged to run a scroll at the bottom of the screen throughout the test stating that it is just a test. Oregon Office of Emergency Management (OEM), FEMA, Broadcasters, NOAA and many other agencies are diligently trying to get the word to people that

this is, in fact, a test. Often, citizens who are unsure of whether the alert is real or a test, place calls to 911 which tie up the phone lines for legitimate emergencies. If anyone has questions about the test, please do NOT call 911. Please tell your neighbors and friends about this test so that Oregonians will be the most informed of all the states and will not be caught off guard by this unusual test of the EAS equipment. More information can be found at ipaws/eas_info.shtm

MC District Attorney opens Boardman satellite office Morrow County District Attorney Justin Nelson today announced the opening of a North Morrow County satellite office. The satellite office will be used part-time by the District Attorney, Deputy District Attorney, and Victim’s Advocate. The office is located at 101 Boardman Ave., Boardman, OR. The office will be used as needed and the public is

encouraged to call (541) 676-5626 to make an appointment to meet with a representative from the District Attorney Office at the Boardman location. “I believe it is important to have a strong presence in North end of the County. With the addition of the satellite office, we will be able to provide an easily accessible location for residents of Boardman

and Irrigon to meet with a representative from the Morrow County District Attorney Office. The addition of this office will also make it easier to work closely with the Boardman Police Department and the Oregon State Police on criminal investigations. I appreciate the assistance of the Morrow County Commissioners in making this possible.”

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Career Day for RHS seniors teaches real life job experiences Story and photographs by Jennifer Ashe, RHS Senior On October 19th, sixty-two Riverside High School senior students participated in the joint RHS/ Boardman Chamber of Commerce Career Day. The students job shadowed various companies in the area during the morning hours and then gathered at noon at the Port of Morrow to enjoy lunch and describe their experiences. Pablo Rosales job shadowed the Boardman Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Diane Wolfe. Pablo had chosen to shadow the Chamber because he is interested in what was involved and who the Chamber serve. After he graduates, Pablo wants to go to college and study law because he has seen all the injustices done to good people and wants to help and give back to the community. Sasha’s Jumpstart Java had taken students Kendra Crane and Illiana Amaya to show them the ropes. The students wanted to learn how a small business was run and what the job entailed. Both Kendra and Illiana plan to go to college to study business and hopefully one day start their own business. Students Marco Carranza, Francisco Garcia and Apolinar Miranda had gotten their hands a little dirty at the Boardman Auto Parts- NAPA with manager Ted Toll. All three of these students have an interest in cars and the automotive industry. Marco is planning to go to LinnBenton Community College and study sports science; he plans to be a physical trainer. Apolinar plans to go straight to the workforce after he graduates but says if he has the opportunity to go to college he would like to study mechanics. Francisco is very fascinated by the automotive industry and he plans to go to Lincoln Technical Institute and study mechanical engineering. NAPA Manager Ted Toll is very supportive of the job shadow program “It teaches students what life is really about.” At the City of Boardman/Office, Lila Killingbeck hosted Fabiola Lopez. Fabiola is interested in how the City of Boardman works and what they had to offer. After gradu-

ation from RHS and while she is working, she plans to go to Portland Community College to study business and hopefully play soccer. Ivonnee Dominguez knowledged herself further in the medical field by job shadowing at Columbia River Community Health Services. She is very interested in how Community Health helped the people. After her experience she plans to go to college at Oregon Institute of Technology or Western Oregon University and study nursing because of the great opportunities it has to offer. Boardman Rural Fire Department hosted John Neider, Erick Rodriguez and Jonathon Brown. After his experience, John Neider has found out that what he thought about firefighters was wrong and stated “I was wrong about them and because of what they go through I have more respect for them.” Erick plans to go to Oregon State University for general studies; Jonathon plans to go to Oregon Institute of Technology and study computers, while John Neider hopes to go to college and study business to hopefully own his own someday. At Boardman Pharmacy& Hardware Erica Kummer shadowed pharmacist Ray Michael and learned more about how to be a pharmacist. She plans to go to college at Blue Mountain Community College so she can study how to be a pharmacist and pursue her career even more. Erika Tlapanco and Nayeli Calvillo got to handle some money at the Banner Bank with customer service representative Marcie Rodelo. They both learned how to make proper deposits and the importance of being careful with the customer’s money. Erika plans to go to college at BMCC and study cosmetology and Nayeli hopes to go to the same college and learn how to be a preschool teacher. After the students shadowed the various careers, the students and business hosts met at the Port of Morrow for the Boardman Chamber of Commerce luncheon and discussed the new things they had experienced.

(Photo left) Students Nayeli Calvillo and Erika Tlapanco are interviewed at their Banner Bank job shadow site by Jennifer Ashe, who job shadowed with North Morrow Times co-editor Lynn Prag at the October 19th Career Day. The annual event is sponsored by the Boardman Chamber of Commerce and Riverside Junior/Senior High School.

The Port of Morrow’s Riverfront room was full to bursting when all the participants from the RHS/ Chamber Career Day gathered for lunch on October 19th.

(Photo left) City of Boardman Clerk Lila Killingbeck (left) was one of the City’s employees who taught student Fabiola Lopez about what it takes to keep a City running smoothly. Fabiola stated that she had “No idea how many people it took to run the City and how much they do!”

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Students speak at Chamber luncheon about job shadow (Photo right) RHS student Illiana Amaya (left) job shadowed Sasha’s Jumpstart Java owner Sasha Harrison along with student Kendra Crane (right). They now know how to concoct special coffee drinks!

Columbia River Community Health Services Administrative Assistant Christa Fuhrer hosted student Ivonne Dominguez.

(Photo above) Another angle of the crowded lunch when everyone gathered at the Port of Morrow to recap the Career Day activities.

Boardman Rural Fire District Captain Zack Barresse hosted RHS students John Neider, Jonathon Brown and Erick Rodriguez.

Pablo Rosales (left) learned how much energy it takes to run the Boardman Chamber of Commerce from Executive Director Diane Wolfe.

Boardman Pharmacy owner Ray Michael taught student Erica Kummer some of the various roles an owner/pharmacist has in today’s market.

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Plant now for spring beauty:

Pharmacy & Your Health

Add bulbs this fall for colorful spring display By Melinda Myers, gardening expert, TV & radio host, author and columnist Don’t miss a chance to color up your spring landscape. Get busy now planting spring flowering bulbs like daffodils, tulips, and hyacinths. Look for creative ways to use bulbs in your landscape. Plant a massive ribbon of blue squills or grape hyacinths to create the illusion of a river in your spring landscape. Or fill the front lawn with shorter bulbs for added color. Just wait until they are done blooming to mow the grass at its highest possible setting. Mix bulbs to double the bloom power or extend their flowering beauty. I like to mix the equally assertive daffodils and squills for a double layer of color. Try combining early blooming crocus with mid spring daffodils, late spring tulips, and even later blooming allium for months of enjoyment. And force a few to enjoy indoors or outdoors in areas where you can’t plant bulbs in the ground. Give these bulbs 15 weeks of temperatures between 35 and 45 degrees to initiate bloom. Forcing bulbs video Plant spring flowering bulbs outdoors in fall, so winter’s chill

can set the flower buds for the beautiful spring flowers. Those gardening in the south need to look for bulbs that require minimal chilling or are pre-cooled for winter planting. Northern gardeners have until the ground freezes to get their bulbs in the ground. Plant bulbs 2 to 3 times their vertical height deep in properly prepared soil. Add a low nitrogen slow release fertilizer like Milorganite to the soil at planting. Water thoroughly as the bulbs are putting down roots before the ground freezes. Those tired of battling the animals may want to plant resistant bulbs such as daffodils, hyacinths, Fritillaria, alliums, Camassia, gloryof-the snow, snow drops squills, and grape hyacinths. Or protect animal favorites like tulips, lilies, and crocus with a bulb dip of Bobbex. Start with a pair of waterproof gloves for this task. Bobbex is safe and natural, but not a fragrance you want to wear all day long. Carefully remove the papery cover and soak the bulbs for 3 to 5 minutes in Bobbex. You will have the best results using the concentrated formula of Bobbex-R Animal repellent. Allow the bulbs to dry before planting. The scent of Bobbex masks the smell of the

bulbs protecting them from hungry critters throughout the winter. Then next spring apply Bobbex to your bulbs and other landscape plants as soon as they emerge and leaf out, protecting them from hungry rabbits, deer, and other animals. So get a jump on the spring season with a bit of fall landscape care. Nationally known gardening expert, TV/radio host, author & columnist Melinda Myers has more than 30 years of horticulture experience and has written over 20 gardening books, including Can’t Miss Small Space Gardening. She hosts the nationally syndicated Melinda’s Garden Moment segments which air on over 89 TV and radio stations throughout the U.S. and Canada. She is a columnist and contributing editor for Birds & Blooms magazine and writes the twice monthly “Gardeners’ Questions” newspaper column. Melinda hosted “The Plant Doctor” radio program for over 20 years as well as Great Lakes Gardener on PBS. She has written articles for Better Homes and Gardens and Fine Gardening. Melinda has a master’s degree in horticulture, is a certified arborist and was a horticulture instructor with tenure. Her web site is

Make a lasting, positive impact this Holiday Season: Give family and friends gifts from the Arbor Day Foundation Nebraska City, Neb. – Celebrate the holiday season with friends and loved ones this year and give back to the Earth at the same time with the help of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation. Send holiday greetings and plant a tree – all at the same time – by using the Foundation’s GiveA-Tree cards. Give-A-Tree cards are unique in that every card plants a tree in one of our National Forests in honor of the recipient. By sending Give-A-Tree cards, you are helping to replant forests that have been devastated by wildfires, insects and disease. Give-A-Tree holiday cards come in 20 varieties. This year, an option is available to customize Give-A-Tree cards, including using your favorite picture in a Give-A-Tree photo card.

When you give the gift of Arbor Day Specialty Coffee, you’re helping to preserve the Earth’s precious rain forests. Arbor Day Specialty Coffee is shade-grown under the canopy of Latin American rain forests. Unlike sun-grown coffee plantations, this traditional shade-grown method gives the coffee a delicious, rich flavor and helps preserve the rain forest as part of the Foundation’s Rain Forest Rescue program. The Foundation’s Trees in Celebration program allows the giver to honor loved ones while at the same time making a positive impact on the environment. Trees in Celebration includes a certificate for the recipient, and for each dollar donated a tree is planted in a damaged forest.

Give special friends a membership to the Arbor Day Foundation, and they will also receive 10 free trees. A membership costs $10, and includes many great benefits, including 10 free trees that will be shipped at the right time of year for planting. “The holidays are a time for thinking about others, and as you do, take a moment to think about what you can do to protect the beauty and splendor of the Earth,” said John Rosenow, chief executive of the Arbor Day Foundation. “We encourage everyone to give gifts that will have a lasting impact on the world for generations to come.” To purchase holiday gifts that give back to the Earth, go to

Diabetes: How big is the risk? Did you know that one in four people have diabetes and don’t even know it? Could you be one of them? If so, you’re in “good company.” About 26 million Americans have diabetes. And, another 79 million adults in the U.S. have a condition that could turn into diabetes (pre diabetes). Diabetes happens when your body can’t use glucose (a type of sugar) the right way. Insulin is a hormone that helps glucose enter cells, where they use this sugar as a source of energy. With diabetes, your body either doesn’t make enough insulin or it can’t respond well to insulin. Then you can have symptoms of too much glucose, such as increased urination, extreme thirst, and weight loss for no known reason. Certain people are more likely than others to get diabetes. Here’s something that may come as a surprise: During the 12 years of a recent study, diabetes doubled in Asian Americans, most of whom were immigrants. And they were more likely than Caucasians to have diabetes, even though they were less likely to be carrying around extra weight, which is a risk factor for diabetes. What could account for this? Researchers think it’s a combination of genes and lifestyle. It could be that Asians are more susceptible to a poor diet. And, they are more likely to carry any extra weight they do have around their middles. This visceral fat is linked to type 2 diabetes. Diabetes is not something to ignore. If left uncontrolled, it can lead to a whole host of complications, including high blood pressure, kidney failure, eye problems, and nerve damage. That’s just the tip of the proverbial iceberg. A deadly duo can be in store when diabetes is combined with other health problems. For reasons not well understood, women with both breast cancer and diabetes have a 50 percent increased risk of dying. And, when combined with depression, diabetes means you’re twice as likely to die, especially from heart disease. It could be that people with depression may find it harder to take care of themselves. So you can see why it’s so important to address both conditions. How can you help prevent this serious disease? The steps are simple, but not always easy to do. Healthy diet and weight control are critical. So, too, is physical activity. A recent Australian study showed that the more you walk, the lower your risk of diabetes. They tracked nearly 600 middle-aged adults for five years, giving them a pedometer to use. Here’s what they found: People who walked 10,000 steps daily at least 5 days a week were three times more protected against diabetes than those who walked just 3,000 steps a day – even when other factors such as diet, smoking, and alcohol were taken into account. What else can you do? Well, check with me, of course. I can point you to any diabetes information or products our store provides to either help you prevent diabetes or better manage the disease, if you already have it.

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City of Boardman announces winter Snow & Ice Control Program We all know how unpredictable the weather can be in our area. We have experienced winters (normally December, January and February) with no snow accumulation, to winters such as we’ve had in the past that deposited heavy snow accumulation. With a population of over 3000 and 80 plus lane-miles of streets, the City is continually striving to providae an acceptable level of snow and ice control. NORMAL SNOW CONDITIONS Our fleet of snow fighting equipment is readied before the ice and snow seasons each year. One, five-yard dump truck with sanding box and plow, 2.5 ton dump truck with sanding box and plow, combined with a crew of trained equipment operators, will keep major streets passable. The City has established procedures and policies for addressing snow plowing and sanding of the streets. The procedures and policies are set on a priority basis, which set predetermined routes as follows: First Priority: All major arterial streets and arterial intersections considered to be the highest priorities to keep open the main streets and roadway systems connecting the fire station, police station, emergency medical services, and schools.

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Second Priority: Collector streets and selected areas such as steep hills and other problem areas identified by the public works department and/or police department. Third Priority: Residential Streets CITIZEN RESPONSIBILITIES Snow can be beautiful, but it also can create hazards. When residents fail to clear their sidewalks, the result can be a treacherous ice patch. We need your help in protecting pedestrians from possible injury. Residents are responsible to maintain their sidewalks and driveways adjacent to their property. Please pile snow on your yard, not in the street. If your sidewalk is icy, you may correct the hazard by applying a heavy coat of sand. Handicapped, elderly or other individuals unable to clean snow from their sidewalks may choose to contact someone to do this job for them. The following may provide this service to you: RHS Wrestling Team – Coach Boor 481- 2525 COMMON QUESTIONS ABOUT SNOW REMOVAL Q: Can’t the City remove the snow they put in my driveway and sidewalks? A: Our primary duty is to open and keep open the main roadway

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system. Considering the large number of driveways and amount of sidewalks in the City, it is too costly and time consuming, and would require additional City staff and equipment to perform this service. Q: Why not plow to the center? A: Plowing snow and piling it to the center of a street causes a hazardous situation. Traffic flow is restricted by eliminating a portion of a lane and this practice can also create sight obstructions for low vehicles. The freeze-thaw cycle creates daily problems when the melting snow freezes on the road surface every evening. Q: Can I park my car on the street? A: Yes, on those streets where parking is normally allowed. However, having to maneuver a snowplow in and out between parked vehicles can not only be dangerous, but also nerve-wracking for our drivers and is not an efficient way to plow the snow. One must be aware that if a car is parked on the side of the street, we could plow your car in with a snow bank. Q: Why are residential streets seldom plowed? A: With over 80 lane miles of streets to maintain, with limited equipment and staff, it is usually not possible to plow all of the streets. We make every effort to get to the lower priority streets when conditions allow.

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Please donate to make a HUGE difference in our local community 2012 is just around the corner, and North Morrow Community Foundation (NMCF) is once again requesting your new or continued support to enrich the arts in Boardman & Irrigon communities. These are extremely difficult times, and every donation is appreciated and put right to work in North Morrow County. Just what is the North Morrow Community Foundation? Who is involved? Where do donations go? Why should I help? NMCF is a publicly supported non-profit organization, with Federal tax-exempt status. We rely on community donations and grant funding to operate our programs. We provide free or minimal cost arts enrichment programs for youth and families in Boardman & Irrigon. Foundation Directors are your neighbors. Two live in Irrigon and three live in Boardman. Priorities are to: enrich the arts in local schools and communities and ensure that local youth receive a wide range of experiences in the arts, heritage, and cultural activities. As you consider your charitable giving this holiday season, please take a moment to review NMCF 2011 achievements. Donations in 2011 provided these FREE Arts Impact Youth Programs: Two Hampstead Stage Co. Assemblies, “Aladdin” for Windy River and AC Houghton Elementary students; Two performances of “The Prince

& The Pauper” for Sam Boardman lum in Irrigon and Boardman and Irrigon Elementary schools; Schools. Donations of any amount are Portland Taiko Drums Assemblies at Irrigon Jr/Sr High & Riverside Jr. much appreciated, and even small High School; Artist In Residence donations quickly add up to make & art supplies included two weeks a big impact. We invite you to help us with with Bill Friday, Drawing & Cartooning; Irrigon Elementary, our goal to promote the interest in and two weeks with Bill Lewis, Watercolor Artist, Windy River Elementary; a week of Missoula Children’s Theater skills workshops and two performances of “Beauty Lou & The Country Beast.” NMCF used grants and donations to purchase a set of Percussion Instruments for Windy River Elementary to help 6th grade stu- Opening new percussion instruments at dents could experi- Windy River Elementary. ence playing in an the arts with a donation of any ensemble. A week of Missoula Children’s amount. Please support us by mailTheater Performance & Drama ing your check to: North Morrow Community workshops for Boardman Park & Rec. District Summer Youth Pro- Foundation, PO Box 573, gram helped us reach a new audi- Boardman, Oregon 97818 Your contribution to the NMCF ence. Community donations for the (an IRS tax exempt 501 ©(3) non“Arts Impact Youth” project are profit organization, EIN # 93vital for North Morrow Community 1317109), can be leveraged with an Foundation to continue supple- equal gift directly to the Oregon menting the existing arts curricu- Cultural Trust.

BE AN ANGEL Give your extra winter coats to someone who needs it. Cold weather can be tough for many local families. If you have extra winter coats please donate them. We’ll be sure they go to families in need. Bring your donations to: Columbia River Community Health services. 201 Kinkade Av. Boardman, Oregon Columbia River Community Health Services. Our Mission: To protect and improve the quality of life for all people, particularly medically underserved and vulnerable people, by providing access to high quality primary and preventative health care

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Oregon Trail Library Boardman Branch Fiction: Library Column The Race – Clive Cussler sponsored by: Nightwoods – Charles Frazier Forbidden – Ted Dekker Snuff – Terry Pratchett New York to Dallas – J.D. Robb Prey – Linda Howard Wicked Autumn – G.M. MallietOnly Time Will Tell – Jeffrey Archer Birds of Paradise – Diana Abu-Jaber The Night Strangers – Chris Bohjalian The Measure of the Magic – Terry Brooks The Burning Soul – John Connolly Wrecked – Carol Higgins Clark Goddess of Vengeance – Jackie Collins Feast Day of Fools – James Lee Burke Lost Memory of Skin – Russell Banks Crunch Time – Diane Mott Davidson City of Whispers –a Marcia Muller The Best of Me – Nicholas Sparks The Lost Angel – Javier Sierra The Forgotten Waltz – Anne Enright The Dovekeepers – Alice Hoffman Headstone – Ken Bruen The Soldier’s Wife – Margaret Leroy Shelter – Harlan Coben I’ll Walk Alone – Mary Higgins Clark The Christmas Shoppe – Melody Carlson Shock Wave – John Sandford How Firm a Foundation – David Weber Second Nature – Jacquelyn Mitchard The Most Dangerous Thing – Laura Lippman Robert B. Parkers Killing the Blues – Michael Brandman 1225 Christmas Tree Lane – Debbie Macomber Wild Waymire: A Western Duo – Lewis B. Patten Non-Fiction: Here Comes Trouble: Stories From My Life – Michael Moore The Most Dangerous Man in the World: How One Hacker Ended Corporate and Government Secrecy Forever – Andrew Fowler Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America – Bill O’Reilly The Con: How Scams Work, Why You’re Vulnerable, and How to Protect Yourself – James Munton Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of Kings – Alison Weir Skyjack: The Hunt for D.B. Cooper – Geoffrey Gray American Pickers Guide to Picking – Libby Callaway Insideout Coaching: How Sports Can Transform Lives – Joe Ehrmann Going Home: Finding Peace When Pets Die – Jon Katz The Social Animal: the Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and achievement – David Brooks The Rights of the People: How Our Search for Safety Invades our Liberties – David K. Shipler Prophet’s Prey – Sam Brower

The evening storyhour will be on Wednesday, November 9th at 6:30pm Boardman Library Hours: Mon. 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Tues. Closed Wed. 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Thu. Noon - 5:00 PM Fri. 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sat. 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Sun. Closed

Irrigon Branch: Tuesday 10:30 am - 1:00 pm Closed for Lunch 1:30pm -4:00pm Thursday 10:30 am - 1:00 pm Closed for Lunch 1:30pm -4:00pm

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WRE holds Back To School Extravaganza September 21st great success with Windy River Elmore than 250 people ementary held its present at the event. first ever Back To Windy River ElemenSchool Extravatary wishes to thank the ganza. This was a afore mentioned orgatraditional Back-Tonizations and Larry School night with a Kennedy of Kennedy twist. Students and Fence Building for his parents were able to donation to make this participate in event possible, Penny games, prize drawKrebs for her wonderings and a free ful cookies and Riverhotdog dinner, in side High School addition to meeting Voluteers; Nereida new teachers and Navarro, Marie touring the school. Agripino, Marco All students reCarranza, Rosario ceived a new book Zavala, Amelia from the library. This Martinez, and Alondra event also brought Ramirez. We look forin several commuward to a bigger and nity outreach orgabetter night next year. nizations including, Weight Watchthe Morrow County ers at Sam Boardman Health Department, Elementary CSEPP, Oregon Weight WatchChild Development ers will be starting at Coalition, and the L-R Bike winners Neftali Pacheco and Christian Sam Boardman ElOSU Extension Nu- Murguia were excited to try out their new bikes. ementary. For more intrition Program. formation please ConStudents were tact Debbie Kennedy at awarded prizes including an ipod participation in the events of the 541-481-2321 and leave a message. shuffle and 2 new bikes for their evening. All in all, this night was a

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Community Focus


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. orrow County Health Depart ment is holding a flu clinic at Boardman Family Foods on November 16, 2011 from 3-8 p.m. Another flu clinic will be held at the Middle School in Irrigon on November 30, 2011, 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm.


oardman to sponsor fall clean up. The City of Boardman will sponsor a community-wide clean-up the month of November. The City has garbage vouchers available, with a fifty dollar limit, to residents of the City of Boardman. The vouchers are valid during the month of November at Finley Butte Landfill and the North Morrow Transfer Station. The garbage voucher program encourages citizens to clean up their residences by disposing of yard debris. City residents may pick up their vouchers at Boardman City Hall at 200 City Center Circle beginning November 1st. For more information on this program, call Boardman City Hall at 481-9252. he Math Committee at Sam Boardman Elementary is having a Family Math Night Thursday, November 17th at 6:20. All are invited.




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THE NEXT EDITION OF NORTH MORROW TIMES will be in your mailbox December 2, 2011. Deadline for advertising and story ideas is Friday, November 25th. Mail your entries to: North Morrow Times, PO Box 907, Boardman, OR 97818 Fax: 481-9200 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)

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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.

BCDC PRESCHOOL has openings for 3, 4, & 5 year olds. Please call 541-481-2595 for more information. 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.

Boardman Senior Center November Menu Tuesday November 8 Shepherd’s Pie Salad Bread Cobbler Tuesday November 15 Stuffed Manicotti Peas & Carrots Garlic Bread Chocolate Pudding Tuesday November 22 Turkey & Dressing Mashed Potatoes/Gravy Salad Vegetables Rolls Pie Tuesday November 29 Spaghetti Tossed Salad Green Beans Garlic Bread Jello

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Register for BMCC Winter classes Registration for Blue Mountain Community College Winter Term classes opens on Monday, November 14. BMCC uses a tiered registration system where students with more credits have first access to classes, working down to students who have no BMCC credits being able to register starting Friday, November 18. Prior to registration, degree-seeking students must meet with an advisor to be cleared to register. Advising is available at BMCC Boardman by appointment. In addition, BMCC Boardman offers placement testing, test proctoring and assistance with student services, such as bill paying. The office is staffed Monday and Wednesday from 1-7:30 pm and Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30-7:30 pm. Call the office at 541-4812099 for appointments and information. Fall Term will end with Finals Week, scheduled for December 5-8. Winter Term classes begin January 9, 2012. A new session of GED prep and English as Second Language (ESL) classes will have an orientation the week of January 9 which all students new to the program this academic year must attend. Local residents should watch their mailboxes for the Winter Term Schedule of Classes coming sometime in November.

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