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									A10                                                                 Blue Mountain Eagle   Community Wednesday, August 17, 2011
                                                                            It’s no joke ...
                                                                            you’re a winner!
                                                                                                Blue Mountain Eagle

                               Clas                                            JOHN DAY – Chances might have seemed slim, but
                                   sifie                                    Jason Snyder of John Day was one of only three people
                                        d                                   from across the United States to win in a contest held
                                                                            recently by Big Rock Sports.

                                                                               Snyder, who was the third-place winner, earned a $500
                                                                            shopping spree at Nydam’s Ace Hardware, one of the
                                FOR SALE                                    independent sporting goods retailers participating in the
  1991 28’ Prowler 5th Wheel, 1 slide out. $2,500.00. Call 541-932-         contest.
  4848.                                                                        When Snyder got the notice in late May stating he was
  Travel trailer with slide. 2000 Keystone Lite 29ft. Great condition,      a winner, his first thought was, “Is this for real or is this a
  great price. $6,900.00. Call Barb at 541-620-2568.                        joke?”
                                                                               Mitch Adams, northeast sales representative for Big
                                   PET                                      Rock Sports, was pretty thrilled too, saying he’s never had
                                                                                                                                                                        The Eagle/Cheryl Hoefler
  FREE to good home - 8-year-old black lab/greyhound. Female, very          anyone win from the regional area he covers. Snyder From left: Brandy Whitmore, sporting goods clerk at Ace,
  friendly, indoor/outdoor. Call 541-620-2539.                              picked out mostly sporting items during his spree, plus Mitch Adams of Big Rock Sports and Jason Snyder cele-
                                                                            one thing he said he really needed: a new garden hose.          brate his contest win.
                               FOR RENT
  Canyon City - 4-bedroom, 2-bath house on North Humbolt. $675                 The other two winners were from Minnesota and Cali-
  month. Call for details. 541-620-0042.                                    fornia.
  Prairie City - 2-bedroom apartment. May be used for business.
  $350.00 month. Call 541-820-3721.
  Canyon City - Nice 4-bedroom, 2-bath, family and living room,
  large dining area plus bonus spaces. 2-car garage. $900.00 month.
                                                                            Museum gets space, upgrades
  Call 541-245-1786 for details.                                                Blue Mountain Eagle          units were installed in Jan-       stand the added weight.         September.
  John Day - 3 bedroom, 2 bath, on 5 acres, irrigated pasture, fenced                                        uary and February this year.          Crews will need to pull         The music room, Oliver
  garden, fruit trees, creek and shop. $875/month. First, last and             CANYON CITY – The             Primrose said the units keep       down the old ceiling and re-    room, Native American room
  deposit. 541-426-0413 or 818-610-9459.                                    Grant County Historical          visitors, staff and all the his-   do it with sheetrock before     and the tool room were all
                                                                            Museum is currently under-       torical artifacts at a comfort-    adding the blown-in insula-     added about 10 years ago and
                            LOST & FOUND                                    going several energy-efficient   able 70 degrees day and            tion, Primrose said.            have ceilings sturdy enough
  Lost my Red Healer dog while hiking on Dixie Mountain on Aug.             upgrades.                        night.                                That will require removing   to hold up to the increased
  13th. She has only a choker chain and her name is Amy. Please
  call Don Butler at 208-860-5954 if found.                                    The improvements are              In mid-June, four inches of    the numerous artifacts stored   insulation.
                                                                            funded from a $97,000            insulation was added to the        in those two large rooms           Other improvements still
                              EMPLOYMENT                                    weatherization stimulus grant    outside of the building, and       before that work can begin.     to be done include boarding
  PROVIDERS needed in JOHN DAY AREA. Position entails working               the museum received in 2009,     then new cedar “board and             According to Primrose, the   over old windows that aren’t
  for people with developmental disabilities whose goals are to             museum curator Jayne Prim-       batten” siding added.              grant requires that the work    used, replacing the back dou-
  increase personal independence, community inclusion and social            rose said.                           Next on the upgrades list      be completed before Oct. 31.    ble door to the alley behind
  interaction. Competitive hourly rate plus mileage reimbursement.                                           will be to add insulation in the      Primrose figures that she    the museum and re-doing all
  Applicants need to have valid ODL, proof of auto insurance and               In August 2010, the muse-
  pass criminal history check. To apply, send resume to: Sher               um building was outfitted        attic areas. However, the ceil-    and a few museum staffers       the lighting which, Primrose
  Scribner, P.A. EOSSB, 43137 Mt. View Lane Burns OR 97720. #               with new double-paned win-       ings in the front lobby and the    will be able to do the job –    said will brighten up edges
  541-771-9971.                                                             dows throughout.                 large main room, which were        with the museum closed –        and corner areas.
  ____________________________________________________                         Next, two new HVAC            built in 1953, were found to       over the course of a few days
                               BLUE MOUNTAIN NURSING HOME is                heating and air-conditioning     be too old and weak to with-       to a week around the end of
                               accepting applications for a Food
                               Preparation Assistant in the Dietary
                               Department. This is a casual position
                               filling in when necessary. Possibility of
                               working into a position with benefits.
  Applicants must be willing and able to work varied shifts consisting      No free meal                     WOLVES: Residents hear howls
  of morning, afternoon, and evenings to include weekends and
  holidays. Duties will include serving of meals and snacks,                on Thursday                      Continued from Page A1             in the area said she thought    believes were wolf prints,
  preparation and serving of modified diets and dishwashing.                   Blue Mountain Eagle                                              she saw one right outside her   were in snow between his
                                                                                                                “I think the area’s had
  Orientation and training will be provided. Base pay is $8.75 per                                                                              door in late April or early     home and wood shed, build-
                                                                                                             wolves. People up here have
  hour. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a high                                                                             May.                            ings which are about 150 feet
  school diploma or equivalent. Ability to read, write, speak and              MT. VERNON – The              been hearing and seeing them
                                                                                                                                                   “A turkey hunter behind      apart.
  understand the English language. Excellent oral and written               free community dinner            for quite some time.”
                                                                                                                                                my place in late April said         Nelson has found the fecal
  communication skills. Ability to deal with people in a professional       slated for this Thursday,           Nelson believes wolves
                                                                                                                                                he’d seen a great big gray      material on roads in and
  manner. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Good              Aug. 18, at the Mt. Ver-         have been in and out of the
  organizational skills and willing to work as a team player.                                                                                   dog,” Nelson said. “They        around his place since 2005.
                                                                            non Presbyterian Church,         area since the early 2000s. OPEN UNTIL FILLED.                                                                                              come in about every two or      “The feces are always along
                                                                            has been cancelled.                 Over close to the last
  ____________________________________________________                                                                                          three months. They’re here a    roads, right in the middle of
                                                                               The dinners are held          decade, he’s heard their
  Immediate opening for a HOUSEKEEPING/LAUNDRY ASSISTANT                                                                                        week or two or three, and       them, a great big dog-looking
  at Blue Mountain Hospital. This is a casual position working              from 5-7 p.m. the third          howls, seen their tracks, and
                                                                                                                                                then move out again.”           pile,” said Nelson. “They
  approx. 6 hrs per week as well as filling in as necessary. Possibility    Thursday of each month.          found their droppings.
                                                                                                                                                   One set of what Nelson       look like they come from a
  of working into a regular position with benefits. Duties will include                                         Recently, a woman living
  work in the laundry department as well as the housekeeping                                                                                                                    100-pound size dog, with hair
  department. Ability to read, write, speak and understand the                                                                                                                  and bones in it. They’re two
  English language. Ability to deal with people in a confidential and                                                                                                           or three times those that come
  professional manner. Ability to operate laundry equipment, familiar                                                                                                           from a coyote. They’re not
  with laundry and housekeeping practices and procedures in a                                                                                                                   from an animal that eats seeds
  healthcare setting. Must be at least 18 yrs of age and have a high
  school diploma or equivalent. Base pay is $8.75 per hour. For more
  information please contact: Verlene Davis, HR Director, Blue
                                                                                                DON’T GET STUCK                                                                 and fruit.”

  Mountain         Hospital         District,    (541) BMHD is an EOE. Pre-hire physical
  assessments and drug screens required. CLOSING DATE: Open
                                                                                                WITH THIS WEED?                                                                 Local Master
  until filled.
  ____________________________________________________                                                                                                                          Gardener
  The Blue Mountains Forest Partners is a forest collaborative that is         Plumeless thistle is a Biennial weed that grows from 1 - 4 ft.
  seeking an Executive Director (30-40hrs/wk) who is committed to
  working with a diverse group of people to improve the resilience             tall. This noxious weed is a high priority to both Grant
  and well-being of forests and communities in Grant County. The               County and the State of Oregon. Plumeless thistle is only
  Executive Director is responsible for organization management,                                                                                                                     Blue Mountain Eagle
  meeting facilitation, project development, and communication and             known to exist in Klamath and Grant Counties. Plumeless
  fundraising. The position requires the ability to work with a diverse        thistle produces thousands of seeds per plant. This noxious
  group of people, experience facilitating groups and working                                                                                                                      CORVALLIS – Oregon
  towards consensus. Knowledge of public forest management,                    weed prefers to grow in pasture and rangeland situations. If                                     State University Extension
  ecological restoration principles and forest industry infrastructure                                                                                                          has named Joan Henry of
  issues and how they relate to community well being are important.
                                                                               you find or think you have found this weed please contact                                        John Day as Grant County’s
  The job is located in John Day, Oregon. The compensation range is            Grant SWCD Weed Control at 541-575-1554.                                                         Master Gardener of the Year.
  from $28,000 - $35,000. Full job description found at:                                                                                                                           Henry is among 26 of the
  ____________________________________________________                                                                                                                          specially trained gardeners to
  Juvenile Administrative Secretary - Grant County is currently                                                                                                                 be honored in their counties.
  recruiting for a part-time Juvenile Administrative Secretary. Duties                                                                                                             A Master Gardener for six
  include administrative and clerical functions requiring knowledge                                                                                                             years, Henry volunteers her
  of department operation policies and handling of sensitive and                                                                                                                talents to the Grant County
  confidential information. Daily exposure to risk accompanying
  office contact with clients (i.e. physical harm and offensive
  language); obtaining urine samples from same gender offenders.
                                                                                                                                                Plumeless                       Extension Service office by
                                                                                                                                                                                teaching classes on vegetable
                                                                                                                                                                                gardening. She keeps up with
  Requires the ability to interpret governing regulations, policies and
  procedures; effectively explain policies and procedures to others,
  research areas of responsibility and make procedural
                                                                                                                                                  Thistle                       the latest research on sustain-
                                                                                                                                                                                able gardening, to improve
  recommendations; and communicate effectively both verbally and                                                                                (Carduus nutans)                her own knowledge and to
  in writing. Wage: $16.76 per hour with benefits. Hours: 24 hours                                                                                                              teach others about it.
  a week flexible schedule. Obtain a complete Grant County Job                                                                                                                     This year was the first
  Description and Employment Application at the Oregon
  Employment Department, 120 Washington Street, Canyon City OR                                                                                                                  time that Extension offered a
  97820, 541-575-0744. Completed Employment Applications must                                                                                                                   full Master Gardener training

  be returned to the Employment Department before 4:00 pm,                                                                                                                      class in Grant County, in
  Tuesday, August 23, 2011. Grant County is an AA/EEOE and                                                                                                                      part, thanks to Henry’s

                                                                                                    TED D
  complies with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.                                                                                                                  efforts.

                                                                                                                                                                                   For more information
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                               YARD SALE
  JOHN DAY - Big Big yard sale! Books, furniture, x-mas
  decorations. Lots of fun stuff!! 132 NW Canton St. August 24th-
  26th. Wed-Thurs from 9-7, Friday 9-5.
  MT. VERNON - HUGE 3-family sale. 400 Cottonwood St. Saturday
  only August 20th from 8-4. No early sales. Clothes for the whole
  family, movies, music, golf clubs, wet suits, top quality
  snowmobile gear, motorcycle helmets and barbeque.
  MT. VERNON - August 20th & 21st, 9am-6pm, 382 East Main
  Street. Furniture, home school supplies, pool & Suburban.
  ____________________________________________________                               For more information call
  CANYON CITY - 61305 Marysville Ln. Multi-family yard sale.
  Saturday August 20th, 7-4. Furniture, kitchen ware, tack, tools,                   Grant SWCD Weed Control
  books, clothing, records, lots of misc.                                                  541-575-1554
  JOSEPH - Living Estate Sale, August 19th, 20th and 21st, 9:00 -
  5:00. Furniture, antiques, tools, household items, garden
  equipment, fishing gear and camping equipment. 1004 S. College
  Street, Joseph.

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