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I Paqe 2 The Times-Journal July 28, 2016 Condon Globettes Wildfire consumed over 30,000 acres of range and CRP ground mid-county last weekend, and with it much energy and resources of local fire fighters and firefighters from several counties. Lots of fuel, low humidity, warm teml?eratures, high winds all added to the complexity and stubbornness of the fire. Firefighters staged at the Gilliam County Fairgrounds last weekend commented favorably on the accommodations and the friendliness of the community. Doug and Jean Wilson have returned home from a 15-trip to the British Isles ~ea]t], eSkilled WuBinG e Pb~sical~ era i~- eHome Health Aide 5'~ 1-763--~725 where they, along with son and daughter-in-law Mark and Dailene Wilson, toured Ireland with a group, then traveled as a foursome from near Glasgow in Scotland to points north. They attended the British Open golf tournament, were impressed (amazed!) at how traffic moves on rural Scottish roads, and enjoyed surprisingly good weather. A heat warning was issued in Dublin while they were there, noting it was to be 80 degrees ! Gilliam County Public" Library, City of Condon and North Central ESD have joinedforces to offer two e- related courses Wednesday, Aug. 17. 'iPad for Seniors' will be offered at 10 a.m. and FOSSIL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH SERVICE,c SUNDAYS Worship 11:00 a.m. MURRAY'S CONDON PHARMACY 5Y'd gleg ote Available at the tore/ Wheeler County Residents Don't Forget ... Prescription deliveries to Asher Clinic on Tuesdays & Thursdays! 225 S. Main ~ Condon ~ 541- 384- 2801 Reqular Business Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-6pm Saturday 10am-6pm PHARMACY HOURS Monday-Friday 10am-lpm & 2pm-5pm PHARMACY CLOSED SATURDAY Auto Parts & Hardware 333 S. Main St. ~ Condon 541-384-6000 or 800-732-6298 'Library-to-Go for Your Kindle' will be offered at 6 p.m. Each class is limited to 10 people. Call 541-384- 6052 to .sign up, or gclibrary @ co.gilliam.or.us. Been on Main Street much the past'couple of weeks? Harvest trucks are making their annual trips from field to grain elevator. Youngsters playing, pedestrians and drivers should pay attention along the-wheat truck routes during this busy season. Safety first! The annual Eastern Sherman County Museum features work of local artist The Sherman County local Artist Series is featuring ocean-inspired paintings by Jane Root Winters during the month of July at the Sherman County Historical Museum. Jane grew up in Wasco and graduated from Sherman County High School in 1975. She feels that growing up in Sherman County with amazing people taught her to appreciate life and all its experiences. She has recently retired as a nurse from Mid- Columbia Medical Center in I Jennifer Arnst & Dustan Hall August 19,2016 Danielle Woody & Tyler Hunt September 23,2016 Country. F wer 2Ol s M in, 541-384-4120 Open: Mon-Fri. 9am to 6 pro Sat. 9:30 - 5:30 Sun. Noon - 5 p.m. Kffww.countryflowerscondon.com~ The Dalles where she currently resides. The beach is a big part of Jane and her husband's life "and they love spending a quarter of their time on the Oregon Coast. Half of the paintings currently on display at the museum are from the Otter Crest and Newport areas and the other half from Hawaii. Before retiring they had dreamed of " spending a month in Makaha Oahu and then it happened! They traveled across the Pacific to the small local community, with beautiful beaches, amazing surfers and unforgettable sunsets. The paintings with acrylic bright colors -- her favorite -- bring those experiences to life and will keep those special memories captured for a life time. Local residents and travelers are invited to visit the museum to see Jane's paintings. There is no charge for this exhibit, which is on display in the lobby during July. The award-winning Museum in Moro is open 10 a.m. tO 5 p.m. daily through October, and is located at 200 Dewey Street. For more information, call 541-565-3232, or see the Facebook page and website, www.shermanmuseum.org. Wednesday - Saturday Come Celebrate With Us! |-||__i_l_i_|_i Condon's All-School Reunion August 6, 2016 Obituaries Oregon Pioneer Association picnic is set for Saturday, July 30, 11 a.m. at Julia Henderson Park, 13 miles southeast of Fossil on Highway 19. Beef tri-tip will' be provided, salads and desserts are potluck. All are invited. The free summer lunch program continues at Condon Child Care in the grade school building, Monday through Thursday, 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information, call 541- 384-4737. The program will end Sept. 1 Del LaRue Delton G. 'Del' LaRue, 78, of Ione, died Saturday, July 23, 2016 at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He was bom March 26, 1938 at Freewater, Oregon. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, August 6, 1 p.m. at the lone School Gymnasium. A full obituary will appear in next week's Times- Journal. Sweeney Mortuary ot Heppner is in charge ot arrangements. American Pickers to film in Oregon in September Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and their team will return to Oregon and plan to film episodes of the hit series 'American Pickers' throughout the region this September. 'American Pickers' is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique 'picking' on History. The hit show follows Mike and Frank, two of the most skilled pickers in the business, as they hunt for America's most valuable antiques. They are always excited to find sizeable, unique collections and learn the interesting stories behind them. As they hit the back roads from coast to coast, Mike and Frank are on a mission to recycle and rescue forgotten relics. Along the way, the Pickers want to meet characters with remarkable and.exceptional items. The RMSTRONG Providing Surveying & Engineering services for: Gilliam, Wheeler, Sherman & Umatilla Counties! Todd Catterson Phone: 541-749-0211 armstrongsurveying.corr 135 S. Main Condon, OR 97823 pair hopes to give historically significant objects a new lease on life, while learning a thing or two about America's past along the way. "Mike and Frank have seen a lot of rusty gold over the years and are always looking to discover something they've never seen before," according to the news release about their Oregon visit. "They are ready to find extraordinary items and hear fascinating tales about them." 'American Pickers' is looking for leads and "would love to explore your hidden treasure," says the release. They are particularly interested in investigating large, private collections or accumulations of antiques that they can spend the better part of the day looking through. Persons with such an accumulation are encouraged to send their name, phone number, location and description of the collection, with photos, to americanpickers @cineflix.com or call 855- 653-7878. 'American Pickers' can be seen Wednesdays, 6 p.m. on the History channel. Bank of EO Bank of Eastern Oregon is offering its 13 branch lobbies as drop off sites to collect school supplies for local elementary students during July and August. Condon Community Farmers Market 4.7 pm Paradise Rose Chuck'wagon & BBQ e Drive.ln lks Beer & Wine Garden Asher Dental Services is accepUng New Patients OffeHng weekday & Saturday appointments; discounts as 10w as $30i00 per sit income verificaUon. Arlington Show 'N Shine Car Show July 30, 2016 Earl Snell Park in Arlington F irst 50 Cars Registered Receive a Dash Plaque and Gift Bag Registration: 9 am - 11 am $10 per car Judging @ 11:00 am Awards Fun and Food in the Park Rubber Duck Regatta Games for the Kids! For more info or to pre-register contact the Arlingto! Community Chamber of Commerce Phone: (541) 626-3426 or Email: info@VisitArlingtonoregon com Each year, BEO employees join in the bank's efforts to collect these supplies for their community schools. Each Bank of Eastern Oregon branch will also offer a drawing for backpacks filled with supplies for lucky students, in addition to collecting supplies for their local grade schools or ESD offices to distribute. Bank of Eastern Oregon management and staff welcome its clientele and others in the community to join with the local bank branches in celebrating the hometown spirit of sharing by bringing school supply donations to any BEO branch. Families with grade school students are invited to stop in at any bank branch and fill out a drawing ticket to enter for a chance to win a school backpack for their student. Participants do not have to be a customer of the Bank of Eastern and no purchase is necessary. BEO branches are located in Arlington, Ione, Heppner, Condon, Irrigon, Boardman, Burns, John Day, Prairie City, Fossil, Moro, Enterprise and Pasco. I