March 01, 2007 11:00 pm


Reference is made to that certain trust deed made by MARK J. SCHMITTLE, as Grantor, to EASTERN OREGON TITLE, INC., as Trustee, in favor of INLAND EMPIRE BANK, as Beneficiary, dated December 20, 1996, recorded December 31, 1996 as Microfilm Document No. 965708, Microfilm records of Union County, Oregon, covering the following described real property situated in said county and state, to-wit:


Commencing at the southwest corner of Lot fifty-four (54) of PARK.ADDITION to La Grande, Union County, Oregon, according to the recorded plat of said addition, and running thence North 185 feet, more or less, to the intersection of the west line of said lot 54 of Park Addition with the southwesterly line of the strip of land conveyed to the State of Oregon (highway Commission) for the eastbound lane of the relocated Old Oregon Trial Highway by deed recorded in Book 157, at page 361, Deed Records of Union County, Oregon; thence southeasterly along the southwesterly line of said highway tract, to its intersection with the south line of said lot 54, at a point which is 160 feet, more or less, east of the southwest corner of said lot; thence West to the point of beginning.

The beneficial interest was assigned to Oregon Housing and Community Services Department, State of Oregon by that certain Assignment of Beneficial interest recorded December 31, 1996 as Microfilm document No. 965709, Microfilm Records of Union County, Oregon.

Both the beneficiary and the trustee have elected to sell the said real property to satisfy the obligations secured by said trust deed and a notice of default has been recorded pursuant to Oregon Revised Statutes 86.735(3); the default for which the foreclosure is made is grantor's failure to pay when due the following sums:

Monthly installments of $356.00 each, commencing with the payment due August 1, 2006 and continuing each month until the trust deed is reinstated or goes to Trustee's sale; plus monthly late charges of $11.13 each beginning August 16, 2006 until paid; plus accrued and unpaid late charges; plus all fees, costs and expenses associated with this foreclosure.

By reason of said default the beneficiary has declared all sums owing on the obligation secured by said trust deed immediately due and payable, said sums being he following, to-wit:

The sum of $34,181.99 with interest thereon at the rate of 7.625% per annum from July 1, 2006, until paid; plus monthly late charges of $11.13 each beginning August 16, 2006, until paid; plus accrued and unpaid late charges; plus all fees, costs and expenses associated with this foreclosure; all sums expended or advanced by beneficiary to protect the property or its interest therein; and less sums, if any, in reserve accounts.

WHEREFORE, notice hereby is given that the undersigned trustee will on May 4, 2007, at the hour of 10:00 o'clock, A.M., in accord with the standard of time established by ORS 187.110, at Main Lobby, Daniel Chaplain Bldg., 1001 4th Street in the City of La Grande, County of Union, State of Oregon, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash the interest in the said described real property which the grantor had or had power to convey at the time of the execution by him of the said trust deed, together with any interest which the grantor or his successors in interest acquired after the execution of said trust deed, to satisfy the foregoing obligations thereby secured and the costs and expenses of sale, including a reasonable charge by the trustee. Notice is further given that any person named in ORS 86.753 has the right, at any time prior to five days before the date last set for the sale, to have this foreclosure proceeding 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) and by curing any other default complained of herein that is capable of being cured by tendering the performance required under the obligation or trust deed, and in addition to paying said sums or tendering the performance necessary to cure the default, by paying all costs and expenses actually incurred in enforcing the obligation and trust deed, together with trustee's and attorney's fees not exceeding the amounts provided by said ORS 86.753.

In construing this notice, the masculine gender includes the feminine and the neuter, the singular includes the plural, the word "grantor" includes any successor in interest to the grantor as well as any other person owing an obligation, the performance of which is secured by said trust deed, the words "trustee" and "beneficiary" include their respective successors in interest, if any.

DATED this 8th day f December, 2006.

David Wm. Hadley, OSB No. 81252

Successor Trustee

130 SE 3rd Street

Hermiston, OR 97838

Telephone: 541-567-0292

Publish: February 16, 23, 2007; March 2, 9, 2007

Legal no. 2675




Notice is hereby given that on March 20, 2007, at 10:00 a.m. the Board of Property Tax Appeals of Union County will meet to:

Hear petitions for reduction of the real market, maximum assessed, specially assessed, or assessed value of property as of January 1, 2006, or as determined under ORS 308.146(5)(a), ORS 308.146(6)(a), or ORS 308.428.

Hear petitions for reduction of value corrected under ORS 311.208.

Hear petitions for waiver of penalties for late filing of real or personal property returns.

Petitions must have been filed with the Clerk of the Board or postmarked not later than January 3, 2007.

The Board will meet in the Misener Conference Room, Daniel Chaplin Building, 1001 Fourth Street, La Grande, Oregon.

A schedule of hearings for those who request to be present will be posted 48 hours prior to the meeting on the bulletin board of the Chaplin Building at the rear exit.

If you have requested to be present at the hearing you will be notified of the date, time, and place to appear. All other hearings will be scheduled as time allows. Contact the Board of Property Tax Appeals for further information.

Executive sessions may be held during the session as authorized by ORS 192.660, to consider documents and information made confidential under ORS 308.290 (7), ORS 308.411, and ORS 308.413.

It shall be the duty of the persons interested to appear at the time and place appointed.



Union County, Oregon

Dated at La Grande, Oregon this 14th day of February, 2007.

Publish: February 16, 23, 2007; March 2, 2007

Legal no. 2685



In the Matter of the Estate of



No. 07-01-7989



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Jeanette Benton has been appointed personal representative. All persons having claims against the estate are required to present them, with vouchers attached, to the undersigned attorney for the personal representative at PO Box 50, Baker City, OR 97814, within four months after the date of first publication of this notice, or the claims may be barred.

All persons whose rights may be affected by the proceedings may obtain additional information from the records of the court, the personal representative, or the attorney for the personal representative, Milo Pope, Yervasi Pope, PC, P.O. Box 50, Baker City, OR 97814.

Dated and first published February 16, 2007.

Attorney for the Personal Representative

Milo Pope

Publish: February 16, 23, 2007; March 2, 2007

Legal no. 2674



On February 12, 2007, Educational Media Foundation filed an application with the Federal Communications Commission requesting the Commission's consent to the assignment of broadcast license of FM translator station K266AJ in La Grande, Oregon from Educational Media Foundation to Jamie S. Werner.

Educational Media Foundation, the proposed assignor, is a non-profit entity. The officers and directors of Educational Media Foundation, are K. Richard Jenkins, Leslie Marquard, Thomas R. Mason, Emil J. Kallina II, Dan Antonelli, Larry Moody, David Ferry, Michael Novak, William C. Lyons, Rick Rohlfing, David Ivers, Joseph Miller, Keith Whipple, and Virginia Walker.

The proposed assignee is an individual, Jamie S. Werner.

A copy of this application is on file for public inspection during regular business hours at 2288 Airport Boulevard, Santa Rosa, California 95403.

Publish: March 2, 2007

Legal no. 2696


Union county is currently accepting applications for funding for transportation of elderly and people with disabilities in Union County. Funds may be used for maintenance of existing transportation programs and services or planning and development of services for those not currently served. Current providers of transportation for elderly and people with disabilities including cities, counties, districts, agencies, nonprofit corporations and private operations, are eligible recipients. Funds will be available beginning July 1, 2007, for fiscal year ending June 30, 2008. Application information can be obtained at the Union County Commissioners' Office, 1106 K Avenue, La Grande. Completed applications must be returned by April 5, 2007.

Publish: March 2 & 3, 2007

Legal no. 2701


Board Meeting of the Blue Mountain Translator District will be held Monday, March 5, 2007, at the Farm Bureau Hall in Island City at 7:00 p.m.

Publish: March 2, 2007

Legal no. 2697