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Eugene company wins bid to do Bridge work By Marguerite Alexander other. According to Sheridan The project start date is up Co/respondent, The Sun Plans to rehabilitate the Green Bridge over the South YamhiU River in Sheridan con- tinue to move forward. Bids for the construction work were opened at 9 a.m. on Sept. 20, and on Sept 28 the Oregon Department of Trans- portation posted a Notice of Intent to Award to Wildish Standard Paving Co of Eugene. "They are a very good com- pany," City Attorney Walt Gowell told the Sheridan City Council at the Oct. 1 meeting. ODOT received five bids for the project ranging from $1.7 millionto $3.6 million. It has issued the notice that in- tends to award the bid to the lowest bidder, W'ddish, which submitted a bid of $1,712,438. The three lowest bids were all within l0 percent of each City Manager Frank Sheridan, that is a good sign. However, all of the bids exceeded the es- timates of ODOT and the con- suiting engineer Sheridan added. According to County Engi- neer Bill Chile, the bidders were given 10 days to contest the Intent to Award. In addition to completing all of the necessary paperwork and obtaining insur- ance, the contractor will pre- pare a schedule for the county, Chile explained. He expects to see that limeline in a month. to the contractor, Gille said. If the company's schedule is full, it could be spring before the bridge rehabilitation begins. If the work load is light, however, it could begin sooner. The contractor will be re- quired to give notice before beginning work. That will give the project team time to inform the public and post the infor- mation on the website, www.sheridangreenbridge.org. All onsite consmacfion work is expected to be completed by October 2013. S&K CO $1,870,1856  $2,1 $ 3,617,847.20 Willamina FFA places fourth in soils Last Wednesday Willamina Future Farmers of America (FFA) students joined others near Monmouth for a dis'ict competition in soft analysis. The students assessed many aspects of soil, including color, texture and composition and considered if the soil was fit for septic tank distribution. They were judged on their findings. On both the beginner and the advanced level the Willamina students placed fourth and headed on to the two-day state competition in Joseph, Ore., which took place on Monday and Tuesday of this week. The soils program is just one of many agricultural education programs that FFA offers and for which students can receive college credit. These programs help students develop technical and professional skills, which set them ahead when they en- ter the workforce, said Willamina FFA advisor Roy Whitman. "I think they're a lot more competent and they have bet- ter work skills," Whitman said. Sheriff discountines search for Mac man The Yamhill County Sheriff's Office made the caJl Thursday night to discenue the search for PS. ky, who dmppea after walking away from where he lived outside of McMiunville on Sunday, Sept 30. "The decision to discon- tinue the search was not an easy one," Sheriff Jack Crabtree said, "however I am confident we have done a thorough search of the area. We have been in contact with the family since day one and they under- stand and support the decision to discontinue." SherillCrabtrec also stated, "The family and I are thanlfful for all the agencies involved in the search. I would especially like to thank Marion, Mulmomah, Washington, Polk, Benton and Tillamook Coun- ties, as well as Pacific North- west Search and Rescue, Mountain Wave Communica- tion, Oregon Air National Guard and the Newberg Fire Dive Rescue team." The Sheriff's Office is still requesting that anyone with in- formation regarding Kosky's location to please contact the Yamhill County Sheriff's Of- fice at 503-434-7506. News Briefs Methodist Church raffles hope chest AUI :TION ITEMS up for bid - DONATED BY: The two Methodist bears found a new home. Now there is a hope chest, built and do- nated to the Sheridan Method- ist Church by Dale Bosch. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. The drawing will be held at the Chrislmas Tea in December. mmm BBQ & Auction event at WHS Dig out those boots and hats, round up some friends and head on over to Wtllamina High School for a Western BBQ and Auction on Friday, Oct. 12. The fun&alser event is in its fifth year of raising money for school improvements. '.'When we began this excit- ing function five years ago, we had a dream of raising funds to build a multi-purpose build- ing," says a press release the school sent out last month. "... we have reached phase I of our goal and a new multi-purpose room is opening for the stu- dents this fa." The Oct. 12 event includes entertainment, door prizes, si- lent auction, a lavish western BBQ dinner and an oral auc- tion to conclude the evening. The silent auction opens at 5 p.m. Diuner begius at 6:30 p.m. and the oral auction will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the Wfllamina High School office and anyone who would like to donate to the auction, should contact Athletic Director Jerry Buczynski. mmm Willamina to hear report on water intake The Wdlamina City Coun- cil will receive a report on the city water intake project fim City Engineer Dave Mouson when it meets at 7 p.m. on Oct_ 11. The city continues to look for a long-term solution to rem- edy the sedimentation problem caused by the rapid erosion of the stream bed. Moving the water intake downstream as recommended by engineers would cost the city an estimated $275,000. The council will also discuss the lines of succession for city councilors for the Emergency Operations Plan and review the Housing Rehabilitation Grant Statistics. The meeting will be held at City Hall, 411 N.E. C St. mmm Dealing with derelict buildings The Sheridan City Council will continue discussing op- tions for dealing with derelict buildings when it meets at 7 p.m. on Monday. Earlier this month the council reviewed a prelimi- nary draft of a proposed ordi- nance on property mainte- nance, vacant building and derelict buildings. The coun- cil is considering holding a public meeting in November to solicit input from commu- nity members on the proposed ordinance. The meeting will be held at City Hall, 120 S.W. Mill St. mmm Willamina FFA making cider Willamina FFA members will be picking apples and making cider on Saturday, Oct. 13. Community and FFA members are invited to go bring apples or clean jugs to Wagler's, located at 7195 Gold Creek Rd. between noon and I p.m. to join the FFAIn mak- ing and drinking some tasty ci- der. mmm Welcome Back BBQ atWHS Willamina FFA will host a welcome back barbeque in the high school cafeteria on Sunday, Oct. 21, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The get tokether will be a chance for FFA students to thank staff, community mem- bers and parents and for new parents to get to know each other and hear about the pro- gram from other parents. For those interested pumpkins and pumpkin carving will be avail- able. mmm WOW Manager retires, replaced WOW General Manager Joe Cook retired on Sept` 30. Cook will be leaving day- to-day operations but will con- sult on rate reviews and special projects. The new manager is Fred Stemmler, who has been with Recology since 2008, serving as the corporate financial com- pliance manager, dislriet opera- tions manager for the San Fran- cisco-based solid waste collec- tions company Sunset Scaven- ger, and most recently, as the operations manager for Recology's collection company serving the communities of Vacaville, Dixon, and Solano County, Calif. Stemmler is a licensed CPA, and previously consulted with a wide array of Fortune 500 firms while working with the accounting firm Deloitte. mmm Getting ready for Halloween The Sheridan Chamber of Commerce is looking for vol- unteers and donations to help with its annual trick or treating event at Sheridan High School on Halloween from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Donations of candy and cash--to purchase candy--are needed as well as volunteers to help decorate and to pass out candy to hundreds of children who will attend the warm, safe, indoors event. Anyone interested in partici- pating or donating to the event, should contact Chamber mem- ber Kim Greene at her business, Northwest Property Sales, 503- 843-1300. Wednesday, October 10, 2012, The Sun 3 9110 Fundraiser tO supp0rt WHS Programs illamina gh School Please join us Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 Willamina High School 5:00 p.m. • Silent Auction 6:30 p.m. • Lavish Western BBQ 7:30 p.m. • Oral Auction For TZckets, call WHS at 503-876-2545 or Jerry Buczynsld at 503-876-2789 Cell: 503-437-1621 erry buczynski@willamina kl 2or us $25 • Single $4O • Couple $150 • Table of 8 Limited tickets  at the door: €o sin . $5o coypte 12 Below is a list of many of the auction items and their donors; items that will be up for bid at the auction on Oct. 12 to benefit WHS Programs. Thank you very much! Class Ring • Jesfons I hour massage * White Cloud Massage I nigM Stay & 18 holes Golf for 2- Wildhorse Casino $25 gift card • Buchanan cellars 2 Hours Plumbing work • Forbes Plumbing 1 case Paper Towels, 1 case Toilet paper • Industrial Supply 16" Sanitaire Vacuum Cleaner • Industrial Supply 2 General Admission Tickets • Oregon Coast Aquarium Candy Bar Bouquet • Poseyland Florist I nigM stay with purchase of second nite • Inn at Cape Kiwanda Bey 1, gat llree ts Undersea Gardou Wax Works, Ripley's Believe it or Not • Mariner Square Sightseeing Cruise for Two ° Portland Spirit $35 Gill Card • Asabeche Restaurant Admission for 2 Adult and 2 Youth • OMSI Stanley Portable wet/dry Vacuum • S&W Electric $125 Gift Card • High Priestess Piercing & Tattoo One Free Piercing • High Priestess Piercing & Tattoo $50 Gift Card • Sheridan Dairy Queen Tour and Tasting for up to 10 people • Willamette Valley Vineyards $25 Gift Card. Mo's Restaurant Address Stamp • Jan Stapletou One NigM stay & Dinner for 2 • Spirit Mr. Casino 2 11ckets for Civil War Football • Spirit Mt Casino 2 Tickets for Civil War Basketball • Spirit Mt Casino 2 Tickets for Civil War Baseball- Spirit Mt Casino $25 gift Card • Camp Dakota Four $25 gift Certificates • Northwest Sports Photography $50 Gift Card • Jerry's Rogue Jets One pair of Glasses • CTGR Health & Wellness Center Handmade Rocidng Horse • Dick Zimbrick One Senior Portrait Package • Theresa McKaegan Photography Pandleton Blanket • Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Scentsy Warmer • IQuane Baer Music CDs • Jan Michael Luoldngweff $25 Gift Card • Tanger Outlet Mall 20 Ibs. of Grass Fed Beef • Roy & Jeyce Zimbrick Artwork • Jeff Johnson Movie Basket .Take Two Video 2 one-year Subscriptions • The Sun Newspaper 6 Ibe. at Fudge • Brigiffine Monastery Carhartt Jacket • Gold Creek Ranch Hand-made Quilt • JoAno Pesterlield Bulldog Sweetshirts • Sldd Ink Glass Mugs • CoMederuted Tribes of Grand Ronde Bulldog Basket • WHS Athletic Department One Ton Hay • Wes Shenk One Ton Oats & Peas Hey • Wes Shenk Winemakers Dinner for 2 with Limo ride from All Events • Cafo Uncorked Plant • McMinnville Landscaping & Irrigation Whitewater Raft Trip for 4 • Roy Whitman Two 1-Hour Tractor Work • RoyWhitman Cash Donation • Stock Electric Cash Donation • West Valley Veterinary Hospital Cash Donation • Craig Huston Photography Cash Donation • Ransom Wine Co. & Distillery Cash Donation ° McMinnville Gas Co. Cash Donation • Boise Kindle Fire HD7 * Willamina Lumber Pedicure • Chelsey Bryant Assorted Trees & Plants • Bailey Nurseries, Inc., Carlton Wine • J Wrigley Vineyards 2 Loads of Rock • Littlejohn Logging Platter of Cooldes and 2 Refills • Debbie Abrumes Artwork • Shannon Ray Almond Roca • Julia Willis Gift Baskets • Darlene Brown Artwork • Tim Blackwell OSU Gear • Angie and Ariah Fesana 2 Fresh Apple Cakes • Julie Boekhoff EIk/rree Metal Artwork • Mark Scott Handmade Belt • WHS track team Jam Basket and One nigM stay • Wildwood Hotel $150 Gift card to "D" Sands • Jerry and Carol Font- Huntley $50 Gift Card to Kyllos' • Tim and Anne Bainter Wine • Hauer of the Dauen Winery Sink and Pedestal • Goodman's True Value Hardware Gilt Card • Mikey's Pizza Gift Basket • Great Harvest Bread Company Gift Certificate • Sheridan Pizza Co 2 Gift Cards • Figaro's Pizza 3 $25 Gift Cards • Ray's Food Place Handmade Halloween Decoration • Shelley Harman Tasting and Tour for 6 with Limo Ride by Rush Limo ° Brooks Wines 10 Christmas Trees • Kennedy Tree Farm Tour and Tasting for 4 • Archery Summit 1 Cord Firewood • Steer Farms 1 Unit 2x4x10 Lumber • Willamina Lumber 1 Shed built with lumber from Willamina Lumber • Brad Miller Rocky Mtn Leafs with Tote Bag • Sheridan Pharmacy Bulldog Giffbag • Willamina Fabric & Variety Car Salon & Loaner Vehicle • Chuck Coivin Ford Tasting and Tour for 4-6 people • Steve Weft Winery Tasting and Tour for 4-6 people • Coelho Winery Tasting and Tour for 10 people • Chateau Winery Assorted Bulldog Sweatshirts • Cliff Toney (Sldd Ink) Original water color by William T Zivic Portrait of John Wesley Hardin • Jack Wymore Car Polisher • Davison Auto Parts Ten pickup loads of mill ends • Pacific Lumber and Sheridan Building Materials 1 Unit Bark Dust • Sumco Hand Made Jewelry • Peggy Sue Kearl Guided Dory Fishing/Crabbing trip for 3 out of Pacific City • Bart Baldwin Bring Processor to your place and cut "2" cords of wood • Mark HaveJ Ceramics • Bill Boyson