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TWO - Heppner Gazette-Times, Heppner, Oregon
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
The Official Newspaper
of the City of Heppner and the County of Morrow
Morrow County’s Home-Owned Weekly Newspaper
Published weekly by Sykes Publishing, LLC and entered as periodical matter at the
Post Office at Heppner, Oregon under the Act of March 3, 1879. Periodical postage
paid at Heppner, Oregon. Office at 188 W. Willow Street. Telephone (541) 676-
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David Sykes ..............................................................................................Publisher
Andrea Di Salvo ............................................................................................ Editor
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number for use by the GT office. The GT reserves the right to edit letters. The GT is not
responsible for accuracy of statements made in letters. Any letters expressing thanks will
be placed in the classifieds under “Card of Thanks” at a cost of $10.
Kelly J. Doherty
Kelly J. Doherty, 35, Junior ROTC program as
of Black River, NY passed well as cheerleading. Kel-
ly graduated from
away on May 7,
North Pole High
2015 at Samari-
School in 1998. She
tan Medical Cen-
worked in Fairbanks
ter in Watertown,
and attended Uni-
NY. Calling hours
versity of Alaska
were held at Reed
& Benoit Funeral
Kelly met Don-
Home on May 12.
ald Doherty in 2002.
A funeral Mass was Kelly J.
Following his re-
held at the Church Doherty
assignment to Fort
of the Holy Family
on May 13, followed by Drum, Kelly moved to New
burial at Brookside Cem- York and the couple was
etery and then a gathering married in Watertown in
at the American Legion of 2003. Kelly worked as a
mother and homemaker,
She was born on Sep- raising their family as Don-
tember 3, 1979 in Port nie finished his military
Jervis, NY to Allan Sullivan career. Kelly attended the
and Nina (McKenzie) Sulli- LPN program at BOCES
van. Kelly grew up in North and became a nurse. In Sep-
Pole, AK. She attended tember of 2014, she went
North Pole High School, to work at Hospice of Jef-
where she was active in the
~ Letters to the Editor ~
ard Tritt—Steve and
The Heppner Gazette Times will print all letters to the Editor with the following
Heather Tritt of Leba-
criteria met: letters submitted to the newspaper will need to have the name
non, OR announce the
of the sender along with a legible signature. We are also requesting that you
provide your address and a phone number where you can be reached. The
birth of a son, Thomas
address and phone number will only be used for verification and will not be
Richard Tritt. Thom-
printed in the newspaper. Letters may not be libelous. The GT reserves the
as was born April 8,
right to edit. The GT is not responsible for accuracy of statements made in
2015 at 5:24 p.m. at
letters. Any letters expressing thanks will be placed in the classifieds under
Corvallis, OR. He
“Card of Thanks” at a cost of $10.
weighed 7 pounds, 6
ounces and was 20.5
Thomas Richard Tritt
Jack and Ren’ee Yocom of Heppner, Richard Tritt of
Baker City, OR, and Pam Tritt of Sandy, OR.
To the editor:
The Heppner community does a really good job with
keeping our town neat, clean and litter-free for ourselves
and our visitors.
The next time when we will have extra visitors will
The Morrow County Clerk’s office has released the
Day weekend, May 23-25.
following report of marriage licenses:
be a good time for us to give attention
May 12, 2015: -Zane Kamron Dike, 20, of Irrigon
the town’s litter-free and tidy
and Laila Lynn Miller, 20, of Irrigon.
May 13, 2015: -Aimee Estelle Emery, 27, of Lexing-
Our appreciation in advance to everyone for pitching
ton and Samuel Douglas Martin, 28, of Lexington.
in and helping.
John Edmundson, Heppner
Heppner Chamber of Commerce member
Good job keeping
with law degree
supports the TPA
Roland RJ Farrens graduated May 17 from Willamette
University’s College of Law. He graduated with honors
and was in the top 10 in his class. He served this past year
The Port of Morrow is well positioned to help at-
as editor of the Willamette Law Review.
jobs to the region and support local industry. Our
RJ, his wife Ashley, and daughter, Avery, will be mov-
infrastructure, and advanced communications,
ing to Boise, ID, this summer. RJ will start a job practicing
an attractive option for shipping in and out
disability law and Ashely will be teaching fourth grade.
of the Columbia.
But growing economic activity at the Port requires
a market at the other end of the line for us to ship prod-
ucts to. That is why we are closely watching the votes
in Congress for Trade Promotion Authority. TPA, as it
is called, authorizes the negotiation of trade agreements
CORVALLIS, Ore.— Bachelor of Fine Arts, digi- with nations in Asia and elsewhere that will be key trade
Four students from South tal communication arts; partners in the 21 st Century. That is why we are glad to
Morrow County will gradu- Juana Gaytan, Bachelor of see Senator Ron Wyden supporting this critical piece of
ate from Oregon State Uni- Science, Cum Laude, bio- creating a strong trade policy.
versity this year.
health sciences; Matthew B.
Running a successful port includes many critical
Local graduates include Hyder, Bachelor of Science, factors, but having access to markets for our goods is a
Justin F. Gutierrez and mechanical engineering; lynchpin for economic success in Morrow County. We
Devin B. Robinson, both Whitley A. Reece, Bachelor encourage our leaders to quickly approve Trade Promo-
of Heppner, who will each of Science, agricultural tion Authority.
graduate with a Bachelor sciences. From Irrigon are
of Science in agricultural Ivan A. Estrada, Bachelor
(s) Port of Morrow Manager Gary Neal for the Port
sciences. From Lexington of Science, exercise and of Morrow Commission
are graduates Brett R. Har- sport science; Christina H.
rison and Kelsi T. Putman, Garcilazo, Bachelor of Sci-
each of whom has earned ence, human development
a Bachelor of Science in and family sciences.
This week’s Heppner Chamber of Commerce lunch
agricultural business man-
OSU will hold its 146 th
will be held Wednesday, May 20, instead of
commencement on Satur-
May 21, in order to accommodate Rep. Greg
From Boardman are day, June 13, beginning at
will be giving a legislative update and taking
Alfredo Alvarez-Frias, 10:30 a.m. in Reser Sta-
conference call that day.
Bachelor of Science, Cum dium.
begin at noon in the Heppner City Hall
Laude, nutrition; Jaqueline
Commencement is free
Heppner Family Foods will cater.
Diaz, Bachelor of Arts, eco- and open to the public; no
attendees are asked to RSVP at 541-
nomics; Lilly M. Doherty, tickets are necessary.
676-5536 no later than the Wednesday before to guarantee
graduate from OSU
Chamber lunch meeting
Courses to be held June 16th, 18th, 23rd and 25th
6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at
Heppner High School
With a field day Saturday June 20th
at Lexington Gun Club 8am -12 noon
Any person under 18 who wishes to hunt must
pass this course in order to acquire a hunting license
in the State of Oregon. Any person wishing to hunt
out of state must also hold a valid Hunter Education
Card. The course is being taught by Jim and Darlene
Marquardt. Questions, call Jim at 541-969-4845.
To register for the class go to
MORROW COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS
and follow registration instructions.
Road Dept. - Gen. Maint. - Airport- Transfer Station - Parks
P.O. Box 428 Lexington, Oregon 97839 Phone: 541-989-9500
The fee for the course is $10 and is set by ODFW
ferson County. At the same
time, she completed her
Associate’s Degree at Jef-
ferson Community College,
graduating in December
2014. She then enrolled at
Excelsior College to pursue
her dream of becoming a
Kelly was a member of
Holy Family Parish as well
as the American Legion
Auxiliary Post 673, and a
dedicated blood donor. She
enjoyed crocheting, sew-
ing and many other craft
projects, as well as being a
Kelly was preceded in
death by her son, Samuel
Kelly is survived by
her spouse, Donald; her
daughters, Shannon, Bridg-
et, Eleanor and Molly of
Black River; her son, Owen
White, of Fairbanks, AK;
father, Allan Sullivan of
Sunset Beach, NC; mother,
Nina Sullivan of Milford,
PA; brother, Kyle Sullivan
of Government Camp, OR;
sister, Kasey Wilson of Wil-
low River, MN; her nieces,
Jillian and Mallory Wilson;
and aunts, uncles, cousins
and other relatives.
In lieu of flowers the
family requests memorial
donations be made to Hos-
pice of Jefferson County.
Another way to honor Kelly
would be to simply sign up
as an organ donor. Kelly’s
decision to do so has al-
ready saved lives.
Condolences may be
left on Reed and Benoit
online guest book at http://
The View from the Green
Over the Tee Cup
Fourteen ladies played
on a cloudy and cool ladies’
play day Tuesday, May 12,
at Willow Creek Country
Club. Low gross of the field
went to Karen Thompson,
with Sharon Harrison and
Kathy Martin tying for loss
net. Least putts went to Lor-
For flight A, long drive
went to Karen Thompson.
On flight B, Jan Paus-
tian had low gross and Betty
Burns low net.
For flight C, Shirley
Martin and Pat Dougherty
tied for low gross. Low net
went to Judy Harris and
least putts to Sue Edson.
Shirley Martin had the long
In other events, Sue
Edson had a chip-in.
The ladies will hold
their 18-hole invitational
on June 2.
pated in Sunday men’s play
on May 17. Results are as
Gross—1 st /2 nd (tie),
Barry Munkers/Scott Burri-
ght, 64; 3 rd (tie), Ron Bow-
man, David Allstott, Duane
Disque, Dennis Peck, 69.
Net—1 st , Mike Doherty,
50; 2 nd , Tim Hedman, 51;
3 rd , Gene Orwick, 52.
#7/16, Steve Marlatt, 7’1”;
KP #1/10, Ron Bowman,
1’; Least Putts, Scott Bur-
Next organized play
will be Sunday, May 24.
Hosts will be Kelly Fox,
Mike Doherty and Tim
Sunday men’s play
CBSGA results for
Creek senior golfers played
at the par-72 Echo Hills
Golf Course on May 11.
Results for the Willow
Creek golfers were as fol-
(Handicap 0 to 18)
Gross: 6. Tom Bedortha
– 84, 8. Dave Pranger – 85.
Net: 8. Tom Shear – 70,
10. John Edmundson and
Jim Swanson – 73.
Blue Division (Handi-
cap 19 to 25)
Gross: 2. Gary Watkins
and Mark Schlichting – 88,
5. Denis Lien – 89, 7. Bob
MacDonald – 92.
Net: 1. Rick Johnston
and Mike Doherty – 66, 7.
Tim Hedman – 70, 9. Dale
Boyd – 73.
(Handicap 26 and above)
Gross: 2. Jeff Cutsforth
– 94, 4. Rod Wilson and
Steve Marlatt – 97, 9. Gene
Bolin – 101.
Net: 5. Roger Ehrman-
traut and Gene Orwick – 69,
7. Mike Sweek – 70.
The next Columbia-
Blue Senior Golf Asso-
ciation tournament will be
at the China Creek Golf
Course in Arlington June
8. Lunch will be catered
by the Arlington Women’s
Kinzua Lunch Group
The Kinzua Lunch Group met at Service Creek May
15. Those attending were Pat Hyatt, Fossil; Gael Liptak,
Condon; OL and Jean Ann Adams, Heppner; Bill and
Marilyn Ledford, Prineville; Bob and Lavonne Slinkard,
John Day; James Craig, Stanfield; and John and Midge
Geer, Rollene Allen and Marilyn Garcia, Fossil.
The next lunch will be July 19 at Service Creek at
11:30 a.m. June 20 will be the annual Kinzua Reunion in
Fossil at the Isobel Edwards Hall.
Murray's Bridal Registry
Chris Rayburn & Kayla Davidson Wedding - May 23
Trent Miles & Josie Miller Wedding - May 29
Trevor Rhea & Mollie Henderson Wedding - July 11
Murray's Drug, 217 N. Main, Heppner • Phone 676-9158
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