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.
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.
www.bluemountainhospital.org. 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)
www.bluemountainhospital.org. BMHD is an EOE. Pre-hire physical
assessments and drug screens required. CLOSING DATE: Open
WITH THIS WEED? Local Master
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
complies with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. efforts.
For more information
MANUFACTURED HOMES about the Master Gardener
New & Used Manufactured Homes! Private owned & Bank owned.
HOMES START AT $14,500.00. WE CAN FINANCE. Tear down, program, visit www.MyEa-
delivery & setup to your site. OAC Call J & M Homes 541-548- gleNews.com.
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