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The Trustee under the terms of the Trust Deed described herein, at the direction of the Beneficiary, hereby elects to sell the property described in the Trust Deed to satisfy the obligations secured thereby. Pursuant to ORS 86.771, the following information is provided.




Successor Trustee:


Jessica L. Draper

Amerititle, an Oregon Corporation

Paul B. Heatherman

Betty J. Vinson, Trustee, or successor in trust, of the Betty J. Vinson Trust dated July 23, 2013


2. DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: The real property described as follows:

Land in BROWN’S FIRST ADDITION, City of Burns, Harney County, Oregon, according to the official plat thereof as follows:

in Block 7: Lots 7, 8 and the North one-half of Lot 6.


3. RECORDING: The Trust Deed was recorded as follows:

Date Recorded: May 1, 2009 Recording No.: 20090764 Harney County Official Records


4. DEFAULT: The Grantors or any person obligated on the Trust Deed and Promissory Note secured thereby are in default and the Beneficiary seeks to foreclose the Trust Deed for failure to pay: Monthly payments in the amount of $659.96 from November 2016 through April 2017; plus late charges; plus unpaid real property taxes or liens; plus interest.


5. AMOUNT DUE: The amount due on the Note which is secured by the Trust Deed referred to herein is: Principal balance in the amount of $71,583.92, plus interest at the rate of 5% per annum from October 3, 2016; plus advances and foreclosure attorneys fees and costs.


6. SALE OF PROPERTY. The Trustee hereby states that the property will be sold to satisfy the obligations secured by the Trust Deed.



Date: October 18, 2017

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Harney County Courthouse, 450 N. Buena Vista Ave., Burns, Oregon


8. RIGHT TO REINSTATE. Any person named in ORS 86.778 has the right, at any time prior to five days before the Trustee conducts the sale, to have this foreclosure dismissed and the Trust Deed reinstated by payment to the Beneficiary of the entire amount then due, other than such portion of the principal as would not then be due had no default occurred, by curing any other default that is capable of being cured by tendering the performance required under the obligation or Trust Deed and by paying all costs and expenses actually incurred in enforcing the obligation and Trust Deed, together with the trustee’s and attorney’s fees not exceeding the amount provided in ORS 86.778.


9. Without limiting the trustee’s disclaimer or representation or warranties, Oregon law requires the trustee to state in this notice that some residential property sold at a trustee’s sale may have been used in manufacturing methamphetamine, the chemical components of which are known to be toxic. Prospective purchasers of residential property should be award of this potential danger before deciding to place a bid for this property at the trustee’s sale.

/s/ Paul B. Heatherman
Paul B. Heatherman, Successor Trustee Law Office of Paul Heatherman PC
P.O. Box 8
Bend, OR 97709
Phone: 541-389-1010

Publish Aug 30, Sept 6, 13 & 20, 2017



Notice of Permit Amendment T-12394

T-12394 filed by Donald and Patricia Wells, 72023 Crane Buchanan Rd., Burns, OR 97720, proposes additional points of appropriation under Permits G-13801, G-16606, and G-16426 and to change the point of appropriation under Permits G-16606 and G-16426. Permit G-13801 allows the use of 1.11 cfs from a well in Sec. 2, T23S, R33E, WM for irrigation in Sec. 2. The applicant proposes an additional point of appropriation in Sec. 2, T23S, R33E, WM. Permit G-16606 allows the use of 0.06 cfs from a well in Sec. 10, T23S, R33E, WM for irrigation in Sec. 10. The applicant proposes to move the point of appropriation in Sec. 10, T23S, R33E, WM and proposes additional points of appropriation in Sec. 10, T23S, R33E WM. Permit G-16426 allows the use of 1.5 cfs from a well in Sec. 10, T23S, R33E, WM for irrigation in Sec. 10. The applicant proposes to move the point of appropriation in Sec. 10, T23S, R33E, WM and proposes additional points of appropriation in Sec. 10. The Water Resources Department has concluded that the proposed permit amendment appears to be consistent with the requirements of ORS 537.211. The last date of newspaper publication is 09/13/2017.

Publish Sept 6 & 13, 2017



Harney County has been awarded Federal Funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program.

Harney County has been awarded approximately $2,800 to supplement Emergency Food and Shelter Programs in the county.

The Selection was made by a National Board that provided state set aside funds. The Local Board is charged to distribute funds appropriated by Congress to help expand the capacity of food and shelter programs in high-need areas around the country.

A Local Board made up of representatives from Catholic Charities, the Ministerial Association, Government Agencies, Homeless Representative, Emergency Services Agency, Native American, Aging Council and the Veterans Office will determine how the funds awarded to Harney County are distributed among the emergency food and shelter programs run by local service agencies in the area. The Local Board is responsible for recommending agencies to receive these funds and any additional funds made available under this phase of the program.

Under the terms of the grant from the National Board, local agencies chosen to receive funds must: 1) be private voluntary nonprofit or units of government, 2) be eligible to receive federal funds, 3) have an account system, 4) practice nondiscrimination, 5) have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs and 6) if they are a private voluntary organization, they must have a voluntary board. Qualifying agencies are urged to apply.

Harney County has distributed Emergency Food and Shelter funds previously with The Harney County Senior & Community Services Center participating.

Public or private voluntary agencies interested in applying for Emergency Food and Shelter Program funds must contact Angela Lamborn at Harney County Senior and Community Service Center 17 S. Alder Burns, OR. Applications must be back to the above address by September 27, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.

Publish Sept 13, 2017



The Hines Planning Commission will hold a public hearing, beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, in the City of Hines Council Chambers at 101 E. Barnes, Hines, OR.

The intent of the public hearing is to consider Ordinance No. 316. The City of Hines has determined that adoption of this ordinance may affect the permissible uses of properties in the Industrial Zoned area.

This public hearing is open to the public. It is anticipated to last no longer than an hour.

In accordance with ORS 192.630, City of Hines will make a good faith effort to provide accommodations for any person desiring to attend a public meeting, if the request is made at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting time. The meeting room is physically accessible to persons with mobility devices; a sign language or foreign language interpreter may be available, with advance notice.

DATED this 7th day of September, 2017.

City Administrator

Publish Sept 13, 2017



Notice of Preliminary Determination for Water Right Transfer T-12411

T-12411 filed by Golden Rule Farms Inc., P.O. Box 255, Christmas Valley, OR 97641, proposes a change in point of appropriation and a change in place of use under Certificates (C) 82369, 91366, 91367 and 91448. C-82369 allows the use of 1.79 cubic feet per second (cfs) from Well 1A in Sec. 9, T27S, R34E, WM for irrigation in Sects. 8 and 9, T27S, R34E, WM. The applicant proposes additional points of appropriation in Sec. 9, T27S, R34E, WM and to change the place of use within Sects. 8 and 9, T27S, R34E, WM. C-91366 allows the use of 1.88 cfs from Wells 1 and 2 in Sec. 9, T27S, R34E, WM for irrigation in Sects. 4 and 9, T27S, R34E, WM. The applicant proposes additional points of appropriation in Sec. 9, T27S, R34E, WM and to change the place of use within Sects. 4, 6 and 9, T27S, R34E, WM. C-91367 allows the use of 2.87 cfs from Wells 1 and 3 in Sec. 9, T27S, R34E, WM for irrigation in Sects. 9 and 10, T27S, R34E, WM. The applicant proposes additional points of appropriation in Sec. 9, T27S, R34E, WM and to change the place of use within Sects. 9 and 10, T27S, R34E, WM. C-91448 allows the use of 0.70 cfs from Wells 1 and 2 in Sec. 9, T27S, R34E, WM for irrigation in Sects. 4 and 9, T27S, R34E, WM. The applicant proposes additional points of appropriation in Sec. 9, T27S, R34E, WM and to change the place of use within Sects. 4, 6 and 9, T27S, R34E, WM. The Water Resources Department proposes to approve the transfer, based on the requirements of ORS Chapter 540 and OAR 690-380-5000.

Any person may file, jointly or severally, a protest or standing statement within 30 days after the last date of newspaper publication of this notice, 09/20/2017. Call (503) 986-0807 to obtain additional information. If no protests are filed, the Department will issue a final order consistent with the preliminary determination.

Publish Sept 13 & 20, 2017


Request for Proposal
Custodial Services

Harney ESD is accepting quotes for a 1-year contract to provide custodial services to the Early Childhood Center and the Regional Service Center.

This request is for a 1-year contract period which Harney ESD is requesting guaranteed pricing for the following contract period: October 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. Contract may be renewable for up to three one-year extension. Notice of intent to extend will be given at least 60 days in advance. Contractor must be licensed and bonded.

Interested parties may contact Kaeko Blackburn or Hollie Held 541-573-2122 for contract details and submission requirements.

Sealed proposals must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. Friday, September 22, 2017 to:
Harney ESD Regional Service Center
25 Fairview Heights
P.O. Box 460
Burns, Oregon 97720

Contract will be awarded September 25, 2017.

Publish Sept 13 & 20, 2017




The Emigrant Creek Ranger District, Malheur National Forest is proposing to utilize the 2014 Farm Bill Insect and Disease authority to reduce stocking in ponderosa pine dominated stands affected by pine butterfly defoliation, drought, and high populations of bark beetles.  The goal of the project is to reduce competition stress and prevent further tree mortality. The work is proposed in the vicinity of Forest Service Road 2820 and Forest Service Road 28. Up to 3,000 acres would be treated through commercial timber harvest utilizing ground-based and cable-based systems.

For additional information about this project, please contact Lori Bailey or Melissa Ward at 265 Highway 20 South, Hines, Oregon 97738, or telephone (541) 573-4300. Questions or comments may also be emailed to

At this time, it is anticipated that this project would be Categorically Excluded from documentation in an EIS or EA pursuant to 40 CFR 1508.4 and FSH 1909.15, Chapter 30. During this scoping phase of the NEPA process, we are seeking input, either verbal or written. We are interested in any issues, concerns or opportunities that you think need to be considered in the development of this project.

Please submit your comments by October 13, 2017 to Lori Bailey or Melissa Ward at 265 Highway 20 South, Hines, Oregon 97738, or telephone (541) 573-4300. Comments may also be emailed to

Publish Sept 13, 2017




Harney Education Service District is now accepting bids for the purchase for one vehicle to meet minimum specifications as follows:

All-Wheel Drive Vehicle
Automatic Transmission
Air Conditioning
AM/FM Radio (CD optional)
Four-Doors (minimum)
Full-Size Spare Tire
Under 20,000 miles
Not more than two years old

Car must be delivered no later than October 2, 2017

Bids are to be submitted no later than September 22nd, Friday at 4:00 p.m. For questions, please call 541-573-2122. Bids must be mailed or delivered to:
25 Fairview Heights
P.O. BOX 460
Burns, Oregon 97720

Publish Sept 13 & 20, 2017



Friday, September 15
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
30151 Paiute St.
Start at Triangle Park & follow signs


Friday, September 15
8 a.m.-noon

Saturday, September 16
8 a.m.-noon

1259 Foley Dr. Burns

Tools: Craftsman 10” radial arm saw, 5th wheel 15k hitch, new Kawasaki cordless 4-in-1 tool set, other

Kitchen: small appliances, Wilton cake pans

Linens: towels, twin bed sheets, full bed sheets, baby blankets, afghans

Furniture: Lane cedar chest, maple dining set w/4 chairs, misc. items




Veteran Service Officers

Guy McKay
P.O. Box 728 / 17 S. Alder Ave., Burns, OR

Tom Wolf

Senate Contacts

Senator Ron Wyden
Wayne Kinney (Field Rep)

Senator Jeff Merkley

Karen Wagner (Field Rep)

Joel Corcoran

Will Gmaz (Veteran Issues)

Congress Contact

Congressman Greg Walden
Cole (Veterans and active duty outreach caseworker)





We carry Whirlpool Appliances, including freezers. We also sell water heaters.

Burns Electric
70 S. Fairview

BE 1/10/07 TFN


24 HOUR CRISIS LINE: 541-573-7176. HHOPE offers free, confidential services for victims of physical, sexual, and verbal abuse. Qualified staff, volunteers provide shelter, transportation, and referrals with support and care.

HH 7/19/12 TFN





Maggie went missing from S. Milwaukie Ave. in Hines on Friday, Sept. 1st. Last seen on Filmore Sept. 9th. She is a large grey & white cat. She is terrified of dogs. Please call or text Mel at 503-302-5900 if you’ve seen her.



Computer Questions?

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• Upgrades, Installations
• Personalized/Group Tutoring
• Senior Citizen Discount

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I told you last year sooner or later it was going to happen. All sizes & installation available.

Pat Erstrom




Meadow hay, $100/ton. Burns area. 40 Tons of 1/2 ton round bales. 541-589-4158.

LT 9/6-9/27


For Sale — Nice Haybet Barley Hay, 3×4 Bales, $90.00. Call 541-589-0354.

KO 8/30-9/20


For Sale:

Meadow grass hay (50 lb. bales, Juntura area)

Price: $6/bale (we deliver), $4/bale (you pick up)

Call: (541) 277-3375
Please leave a message




Juniper & Ponderosa Pine for pick up or delivery. Call for prices. 541-589-2360.





Now Leasing
Saginaw Village one and two bedrooms
Section 8 property
Call today 541-573-5209
TDD 7 11
Income limits apply
Equal Housing Opportunity


Aspen Grove Apartments
Low-income senior housing
For more information, call 541-573-6956




S. Alder, Burns
Centrally Located one block off Main Street, behind Parr Lumber
10×12 > 10×24


Harney Co. School Dist #3


• Office Assistant •

Part-Time 4 hours/day or Full-Time 8 hours/day M-Th

(Office time at Slater, HMS, and BHS is increasing from 1.5 FTE to 2.0 FTE)

September 18, 2017

• High school diploma or equivalent.
• At least six months of related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Possession of or ability to obtain First-Aid card. CPR certification preferred.

• Cover letter
• Official transcripts will be required at time of hire
• Résumé
• 3 References
• Classified Employment Application

Harney County School District #3
Attn: Brenda Graham, Executive Assistant/HR
550 North Court Avenue
Burns, OR 97720
Phone: 541-573-6811
Fax: 541-573-7557

An Equal Opportunity Employer

*Final employment is contingent upon passing drug test and receipt of all required paperwork.*



Start your new career with ODOT as a highway maintenance worker in Juntura, OR to perform manual labor and equipment operation to maintain or repair hwy./roadway or rest area facilities. Living in low-cost state housing onsite is req’d. DL req’d. $2,874 – $4,144/month + exc. benefits. For more info. and/or to apply online, visit; search for ODOT17-0852oc. Initial screening begins 9/14/17. ODOT is an AA/EEO Employer, committed to building workforce diversity.


The Oregon Department of Employment has the following job listings:

• Human Resource Manager
• Rangeland Ecologist/Wildlife Biologist
• Housekeeper
• Assistant Veterans Service Officer
• Station Manager
• Pharmacist
• Maintenance Technician
• Farm Hand
• Live-In Property Manager
• Yard Man and Chainsaw Operator
• Crew

For more information & jobs, contact the Burns Employment Office at 809 W. Jackson Street or call 541-573-5251.