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Geographic Names Board names Findley Buttes to remember settler, tribal history The Oregon Geographic Names Board at its fall board meeting Saturday, Oct. 30, in Troutdale voted to recommend approval of three names, two honoring settlers and one recognizing an ancient tribal name, for the three Findley Buttes on the Zumwalt Prairie in Wallowa County. Those names, which will now be forwarded to the National Board of Geographic Names, are Findley Butte, Mreχsem Hrepey Butte, and Harsin Butte. The board further offered Wihiatyaksa as a variant name for I-Iarsin Butte, and Brumback as a variant name for Mreχsem Hrepey Butte on the United States Geological Services (USGS) mapping data bases. Sherman County Senior & Community Center Head Cook & Kitchen Coordinator Sherman County is accepting employment applications for the position of Senior & Community Center Head Cook & Kitchen Coordinator. This is a part-time position, 30 hr/week or 0.75 FIE, 8 am - 2 pm, Monday-Friday. Primary responsibilities will include preparing and serving group meals and management of meals-on-wheels for the Senior Meal Program in the Senior Center kitchen. For application and job description, contact the office of the Sherman County Court at 541-565-3416, County Clerk at 541-565-3606 or online " at www.co.sherman.or, us/ govt commissioners.asp Submit completed application and resume' to the Sherman County Court, PO Box 365, More, OR 97039. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 3, 2010. Successful applicant must pass criminal history background check. Sherman County is an equal opportunity employer. 47-2tc The board took the action following a compromise forged by Deniece Osterberg of Idaho who sought to name the three buttes for pioneer families in the area and the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, who had historic names for two ofthe buttes. The buttes, collectively called the Findley Buttes, are largely located on land owned by The Nature Conservancy, which participated in the process. In other actions, the board recommended approval of names for Ghost and Fern creeks in Washington County and for Biggs Arch and Matties Hump near Biggs Junction in Sherman County. They recommended against applications for Rock Flour Hill in Wasco County and an application to replace 'Squaw' geographic names in Jackson County with the term, "Indian Maiden." The board delayed action until a special meeting later in the year on proposals by the Umatilla tribes to replace 44 'Squaw' names in nine Eastern Oregon counties with tribal names. Action by the Oregon legislature, beginning nine years ago, called upon the Oregon Geographic Names Board and the federal government to replace 'Squaw' geographic names in Oregon because the term has become derogatory. Traveling? Check www.tripcheck.com or Call: 511 CLEANING OUT your attic, garage, basement, etc? We buy antiques, glassware, collectables, jewelry and other old stuff. Call Gary or Sue Miller, 541-384-5641. Thank you Jim, Sam, Paul, Lorraine and Dean for helping me when I was broke down, It meant alot to know someone would help me. Laurie AUTOMOBILE• FOR SALE: 1991 Chevy 1/2 ton, extended cab, 4x4, manual transmission, 8 extra wheels. Runs good. Call 541-462-3682. 45-2tc iUlllllllllllll JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: The South Gilliam County Health District has an open- ing for a Medical Assistant/ Lab Assistant. Must have High School diploma or GED. Preference will be given to candidates with previous ex- perience in a medical office or who have worked or trained as a CNA or MA. At time of em- ployment, must possess a valid Oregon driver's license. Must be qualified in Basic Life Sup- The board, comprised of journalists, historians, cartographers and geographers who volunteer their time, considers applications for new names and changed names of Oregon's geographic sites. The Oregon board is associated with the Oregon Historical Society and is an advisor to the United States Board on Geographic Names. The OGNB supervises the naming of geographic features in the state to standardize geographic nomenclatures, prevent confusion and duplication in geographic features, and correct previous naming errors. BEe Bancorp announces dividend for 2010 Bank of Eastern Oregon President and CEO, Jeff Bailey, has announced that that the board of directors of BEe Bancorp has voted to declare a $0.20 per share dividend for 2010. The dividend, according to Bailey, will be paid to shareholders of record as of December 6, 2010, payable on or before December 15. According to BEe Board Chairman Brad Anderson, BEe Bancorp has paid a dividend 24 of the past 25 years. Dividends are a reflection of the financial , stal!i _ty and profitability of the bank. "We are very happy to be able to provide this dividend to our shareholders," Anderson said. In 2009, the bank's directors made the decision to forego payment of dividends during the recent recession. According to Bailey, the actions helped to strengthen capital and complimented the successful capital increase of last winter. "The board will continue to assess overall gconomic conditions and make decisions that are in the long term best interest of our shareholders, customers, employees, and communities," said Bailey. For further information on the company or to access internet banking, see the November 25, 2010 The Times-Journal Gilliam Co. Sheriff's Report Personnel in the Gilliam County Sheriff's Office issued 240 traffic citations during October 2010, filed 331 miscellaneous service reports, and the following: September 29- Criminal Mischief II - Arlington High School - Juvenile, Arlington - Referred to Gilliam County Juvenile Department for disposition. October 1 - Identity Theft/Theft III - Personal information and items taken from house. October 1 - Providing Alcohol to Minor - Isaac Metzker, Arlington - Cited to appear in Arlington Justice Court; Minor in Possession of Alcohol and Tobacco Juvenile, Arlington - Referred to Gilliam County Juvenile Department for The Oregon Blue Book is turning 100 The Oregon Blue Book, published every other year marks its 100th birthday in 2011. Since 1911, the Blue Book has been the state's official fact book and almanac with listings and descriptions of government and agencies and educational institutions. It includes an almanac, maps, state history and election history as well as information about the arts, media and other Oregon cultural institutions. New to the Blue Book are expanded sections dedicated to the nine recognized Native American tribes and recognition of the state's newly appointed crustacean. In recognition of this milestone, the state is celebrating by turning back "" ire clock and re-relea"z-'n'g't'h₯ " very first Blue Book. This commemorative, limited edition reproduction shows us what the 675,000 Oregon residents of the day saw when the first book was released. Only 1,000 of these 133-page commemorative edition books will be printed. A paperback Blue Book sells for $18 and the 1911 Commemorative edition will sell for only $10. A set of both is offered for the special price of only $25.00. A hardback Blue Book sells for $30. For more information, visit http://bluebook, state, or. us/ misc/order/order.htm, or call the State Archives, 503-378- 5199 Legal Notice Page 9 disposition. October 3 - Telephonic Harassment - Heather Kelly, Arlington - Cited to appear in Arlington Justice Court. October 5 - Probation Violation - Report Forwarded to District Attorney and Justice Court for disposition. October 7- Intimidation/ Criminal Mischief III/Theft III/Unlawful Graffiti - Condon High School - Juveniles, Condon - Referred to Gilliam County Juvenile Department for disposition. October 7 - Unlawful Possession of Less Than One Ounce of Marijuana - Brandon Decker, Boardman Cited to appear in Arlington Justice Court. October 8 - Unattended Death - 1-84, Philippi Canyon. October 9 - Domestic Assault IV/Domestic Harassment - Juvenile, Condon - Transported to Juvenile NORCOR in The Dalles - Report forwarded to Gilliam County Juvenile Department for disposition. October 10 - Traffic Crash - Baseline Road - Transported to Good Shepherd Hospital by Arlington Ambulance. October 1.3 - Unlawful Possession of Less Than One Ounce of Marijuana - Alyse Zwiefelhofer, Missoula, MT - Cited to appear in Arlington Justice Court. October 15 - Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument - Jose Mendoza Lua, Kennewick, WA and Juan Talavera Resales, Yakima, WA -Arrested and transported to NORCOR in The Dalles. October 17 - Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants/Reckless Driving/Possession of a Forged Instrument - Antonio Magana Diaz, Grandview; WA - Arrested and transported to NORCOR in The Dalles. October 17 - Offensive Littering - Kerry Cleghorn, Arlington - Cited to appear in Arlington Justice Court. October 19 - Offensive Littering - Dereck Hudson, Transient - Arrested and transported to NORCOR in The Dalles. October 19 - Failure to Perform Duties of a Driver When Property is Damaged - Upper Eightmile Road and Baseline Road - Civil compromise met between land owner and truck driver. October 22 - Recovered Stolen Property near Rock Creek - Purse Found - Returned to owner. October 22 - Probation Violation - Jeffrey Harris, Condon - Transported to NORCOR in The Dalles. October 27 - Traffic Crash - 1-84, MP 148 - Driver LifeFlighted to Yakima Regional Hospital. October 27 - Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants - John Mayasich, Hermiston - Arrested and cited to appear in Arlington Justice Court. October 29- Hit and Run - Arlington - Vehicle damaged while parked on Main Street. October 29 - Unlawful Possession of Less Than One Ounce of Marijuana - Christopher Marmo, Kennewick, WA - Cited to appear in Arlington Justice Court. October 29 - Unlawful Possession of Less Than One Ounce of Marijuana - David Kofoed, Kennewick, WA- Cited to appear in Arlington Justice Court. October 30 - Unlawful Possession of Cocaine and Methamphetamine/Unlawful Delivery of Cocaine and Methamphetamine/Unlawful Possession of Other Controlled Substances - Helen Williams, Ford, WA; Unlawful Possession of Cocaine - Tina Abrahamson,  Wellpinit,, ./A l.Ila.fml ,- Possession of Cocaine/Fail to Carry or Present Drivers License - Tammy Bush, Spokane, WA; all three arrested and transported to NORCOR in The Dalles. KONIC.A MIHOLTA AUIHOIIZEO DEALER ]he essentials of imaging port. Must have knowledge of medical terminology, OSHA regulations, CLIA regulations, HIPPA regulations/patient confidentiality. Must be will- ing to work as part of the clinic healthcare team and be will- ing to create a warm, compas- sionate atmosphere for all pa- tients. This is full time position with a wage range of $12.50 - $15.00 per hour, plus benefits. For an application and complete job description, contact Hollie Winslow at 541-384-4241 or 541-980-5011, or email to sgilliamhealth@gmail.com. Application cutoff is Decem- ber 3, 2010. The statements contained in this announcement reflect general details as necessary to de- scribe the principal functions of this job. They should not be considered an all -inclusive list of work requirements or qualifications. South Gilliam County Health District is an Equal Opportu- nity Employer. 46-3tc Network _ • " WRIGHT , • bank's website, htt_Rp_.// PUBLIC MEETING • • www.beobank.com. NOTICE • CHEVROLET, •  The Mid-Columbia Center for • • INC. ,• DEADLINE---- Living announces a meeting • • iS" of the Tri-County Mental • Check out our • Health Board on Wednesday, • - • 5 p.m. Monday November 24, 2010 @ 8:00 • On the Spot • A.M. The Meeting will take • • for place at 409 Lincoln, The • Financing" • u IMwdurfiirz Dalles, OR 97058. The • • GMAC Contract •  meeting location is accessible • or Lease! a • • to persons withdisabilities. A • Specially trained • request for an interpreter for U • technicians, with • • the hearing impaired or other u Board Vacancy accommodations for persons • special tools for • The North Gilliam County • with disabilities should be • hi-tech engines, a made at least 48 hours before • • Health District is accepting • Personalized Service! • letters of interest to fill the the meeting to Amy Johnson a board of directors position #4. at [541 ] 296-5452. • • wrightchevroletinc.com u This position is a volunteer Published November 25, 2010 i a Wright , position and will be fulfilled • until mid term election 2011. t'n, _t ,LoIIOVrUIOt, Iric. a Please mail your letter of • m • u interest to NGCHD, P.O. Box • Bill Maclnnes, Sr. • 176,Arlington, Oregon97812 • Bill Maclnnes, Jr. • by December 6, 2010. The • Paul Barnett u NGCHD meets every third • 541-763-4175 = Wednesday of the month at • • 4:30 p.m. in Arlington, • 1-800-336-0057 • • a Oregon. Personalized service... 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