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/ Taxpayers Can Get Extra Time To File TheirReturns by Linda Bergeron Taxpayers needing more when they file. time to file their 2002 income Taxpayers do not need to tax returns will find it's easy send an extension form to to get an extension to file. Oregon if they have no Or- Lib HoMOp But the Oregon Departmentegon tax to pay. Those with r lry To en House of Revenue wants to be suretax to pay or those filing an This is National Library its system is always "on.") taxpayers understand that extension for Oregon only Week and the community is On hand also will be the they still must pay tax owed should file Form 40-EXT, encouraged to drop in at the current architectural sketch by April 15. Taxpayers who available under Tax Forms Halfway Branch Library on of the branch's future reno- pay after April 15 may be on the department Web siteSaturday, April 12 from 2:00 vation plans. subject to penalties and in-, orby to 5:00 p.m., when the newly Individualsvisitingforthe terest, calling the department, formed Friends of Halfway first time, or the nth time, are "Except for military per- Once the extension is filed, Library group will sponsorinvited to walk around and sonnel in a combat zone, an taxpayers should send their an open house, think about how their needs extension of time to file does Oregon tax filing form (Form Anyone who has not yet or interests, or the interests not mean an extension oftime 40, 40S, 40P, or 40N) to the visited the library's spacious of the groups they are in- to pay," explained Grant department by August 15, new location in the formervolved with, may be served: Merrill, a department man- 2003. Masonic Hallon Gover Lane perhaps to pursue genealogy ager. "Taxpayers who think For additional informa- is especially invited to come together, to learn how to use they owe money should send tion, taxpayers may call the and look around. There is the Internet for information their estimated payment department's tax services room tobrowse through cur-or simply to email friends and along with their completed lines during extended hours rent periodicals, to sit and family, to use library facili- extension form by the April through April 15. Represen- read, to view new books and ties for meetings or to im- 15 filing deadline." tatives are available by phone designated collec ons of fa- prove reading skills or knowl- Generally, Oregon allows from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., vorites (such as mystery, sci- edge, or perhaps to establish taxpayers the same extension Monday through Friday. Rep- ence fiction, fantasy, west- regularity in going to the li- period theyhave been allowed resentative also will take calls ern, historical fiction, large- brary with their children or a for their federal return. Tax- on two Saturdays, April 5 and print editions) and a fullchild they care for. payers who have filed a fed- April 12, from 9:00 a.m. to Dewey Decimal variety of The library will be open eral extension should check 3:00 p.m. The department'snon-fiction. There is a refer- during the week at its regu- the "extension filed" box on tax services telephone num- ence section and a corner de- lar times: Tuesday and the front of the Oregon re- berisl-800-356-4222(withinvoted to local and regional Wednesday, 2:00 to 5:00 turn when they file. Military Oregon only) or 503-378- history, p.m., and Thursday, 4:00 to personnel in a combat zone 4988. Refreshments will be 7:00 p.m. will receive the same exten- For TTY (hearing or speechserved at the April 12 open To circulate library mate- sion period for filing and impaired only), the toll-free house, rials-whichincludesbooks, paying their Oregon tax as number within Oregon is 1-The three public access magazines, audio-books and they receive for their fed- 800-886-7204. In Salem thecomputers - two of which overnight videos - one can eral return. Qualified per- numberis 503-945-8617. Thewere new in November-will simply complete a registra- sonnel should write "Com- TTY number is answered by be on and awaiting a quicktion card with a current ad- bat Zone" in blue or black machine; a representative look at their high quality, as dress anytime while visiting ink at the top of the return will return the call. well as speedy internet ac- the library. Children under wrap"- Available cess. (The library has a DSL the age of 14 need a parent's New Recreation connection to the Internet so signature to register. A new recreation map has just been published by the Baker Resource Area of the Bureau of Land Management and is available for purchase. The new map shows recre- ation facilities and attrac- tions, primary roads and land ownership in northeastern Oregon. It identifies BLM and Forest Service managed lands and facilities. One side of the map covers most of Baker County, from the Elkhorns to Hells Can- yon Dam to Farewell Bend to Unity Reservoir. The oppo- AnthOny Lakes site side includes a map of the Wallowa and Grande Ski Anthony Lakes is ex- Ronde River areas from tending the ski / snowboard Minam to Snake River. The map is available for purchase at the Baker Field Office, 3165 10th Street, Baker City, most BLM offices and at many local businesses. To purchase the map by phone season through the end of April (weather and conditions permitting). The original sea- son ending day was planned for Customer Appreciation day, Sunday, April 13, 2003, which is a free day at Ski or to obtain additional infer- Anthony Lakes, and is dedi- mation regarding the map, cated to all the guests. There please call 541-523-4476. will still be a free day on April Extends Season 13, but that will not be the end of the season. Ski Anthony Lakes and the USFS have agreed to extend the ski season through the last two weekends in April. April 19, 20, 26, and 27 are the days that Ski Anthony will operate. Check the web site: for further information. Page 7 Hells Canyon Journal April 9, 2008 Saturday, April 19th Halfway, Oregon - Pine Valley Fair Grounds 8ale Starts 11 AM - Preview One Hour Before Sale Location: Pine Valley Fair Grounds Pavilion - Indoor Sale Items in Good to Excellent shape--this is a nice, clean sale 8 19 foot Gruman Aluminum Canoe 15 foot Sea King Boat & Outboard Motor hp Rototiller with Snowblower Attachment Radial Arm Sew -- Chipper/Shredder 275 Gal. Fuel Tank with Hose & Nozzle Sectional Couch with Hide-a-bed Outdoors & Camping Avon Intl. Raft w/Paddles Fishing/Camping Supplies Army Mummy Sleeping Bags Coleman Stoves & Lanterns Tents- Sleeping Cots Air Mattresses Port. Camp Table w/Bench Binoculars- Pack Frames Igloo Coolers Gold Pan Thermos Bottles Gardening Supplies Shop & Tools Lots & lots of Hand Tools 6 ShopW onWhee Aluminum Scaffolding Plumbing/Electrical Supplies New Insulation Building/Shop Supplies 100 Cement Form Stakes Saw Horses Pressure Tanks- Gas Cans Automotive Supplies Hardware Items Reloading Table Many, Many More Items Too Numerous to List! Sale Conducted by Weir Auctions, Halfway, OR 541-742-6201 E-mail: See web . ite www a om Household & Misc., Kitchen Range- Freezer Washer & Dryer Small Microwave Food Dryers- Cast-Iron Pans Kitchen Items Kitchen Table & Chairs New Oak Bath. Vanity Wool Clothing- Bedding Bicycles- Radios Coffee Table- Chairs Patio Chairs Bookcases- Lamps Pictures- Foot Spa Christmas Ornaments New Horse Weather Vane Chimney Brushes Baktl Lily tuneral Ik~m, Inc. dba 1950 Place Street, Baker City, Oregon 97814 ldephon: $41-$2$ 4100 loll [r: 88&525-4300 la~: $41 $23-6599 (/ Sunday, April 13, 2003 Customer Appreciation day at Ski Anthony Lakes!! SNOW RODEO - Saturday- April 12 Steer Roping - RC ear race - Cowboy Downhill Cowboy Snow Golf- Live Music by The Hell Hounds Early Bird Season Pau Spedal at Skl Anthony Lakes! $10 Ski Bluewood ticket with your season pass! Purchase Before May 31 and SAVE BIG! Buy Yours Todayl Call 541-856-3277 or visit or your local ski shop. A ikm~ i~lllmdl@ SllNe ~1 ANTHONY LAKES Only6 days of PadLug left at Ski, Anthony Lakes 541-856-3277 - 19 miles west of Nort~ Powder - v, I I I I I I I 1 800 410 0290 541 742 2222 Fax 541 742 2223 ## Hal/wag Rea/tg is/ooa//g owned and managed, servin$/-- gout rea/ as/ate needs--/n /he Ha/ vag,--R/oh/and, and Snake River" areas. " I t IH 111 LOTS OF CHARM--Well-maintained 124 x 135 lot, 3 or PRIVAT 550-ACRE RANCH--Irrigated hay, pasture, some range ground. BLM allotment borders 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, family room, fenced yard with sprinkler sys- ranch; attractive ranch-style home with attached garage. Quality barns and outbuildings, situated in W tem, two garages, vinyl siding. Not far from town; a must see! your own little valley. $680,000 1 $129,1)00. PRIDE OF OWNERSHIP--Immaculate inside and out of this mfg. home on 4.77 acres m/1.3 bed- ll PINE VALLEY TREASURE Two level count home on wellrooms, 2 baths, family room, gorgeous views, decks, ,ood out- ] -- . . - ry . buildings Irrigated hay and pasture '189,000 cared-for 2.85 acres m/l, stu&o building for guests or office, double " __ garage, excellent outbuildings, fruit trees, garden. $145,000 EASY LIVING--Newer, attractive mfg. home; 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, "- ;# DYNAMITE LITTLE RANCHER--Open floor plan in nice subdivision, built in 1979. Generous utility room with outside access to covered carport, storage building, living room. Home sits on an end lot bordered by soothing "babbling brook" sound from irrigation circular driveway, nicely landscaped. $91,000 If" slough. Fenced back yard. . . . $69,500 DREAM NO MORE--Private 40 acres m/1 bordering Forest Service lan NICE LOT WITH COUNTRY FEEL--Good locauon wxth prwacy off graveled lane. Approx. 8,000 level ranch-style home with lots of room, covered carport, pasture on sloping hillside. Good B&B sq. ft. lot, small storage building, city sewer and water. Ideal for your home or RV. $20,000 .ro,...rb.- ..298,000 . . . I" V"~ SECLUDED MEADOW WITH BARN and tranqu!! pond, bordered by Pine Creek. This 6.42 acres ROOM TO LIVE--Modern two-level home with lots of space, front garage with shop area, large rrdl also features a turn of the centu dwelhn needm TLC $93,000 ,, - - - ry g g shop on second lot behind house for RV room and more, all fenced. $140,000 GREAT CORNER LOCATION--Sturdy home with half basement, 2 bedroom, 1 bath. Double lot NrE /FEST AND BEST--Custom-built home with lots of extra features. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, family features chain-link fenced yard, deck, outbuildings. Hardwood floors, knotty pine paneling, newer room fe-ccd ,,ard double finished araoe 50' x 54' she- 235 000 ; oak kitchen 68,000 , " ;, , , . v' " , 'J " I , , THE VALUE IS HERE--SALE PENDING! Richlandranch-style home, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, fenced ,j PLEASING+ VALUE--SALE PENDING. Well-maintained mfg. home on 110 x 240 corner lot, all ,,ard with fruit trees covered deck $67 500 #" fenced. Stream runs through property adjacent to back deck with privacy, RV hook-ups. $84,900 :'CUTE CABIN-S HOME-- Nmel' y located and looks like a cabin in the woods. Fencedback # HOM sWI}ET HOME--Cozy home needing TLC. 2 or 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, covered back deck, all yard, storage building for garage/shop. Good buy for your home or recreational use. $42,500 on three city lots for plenty of room $75,000 ,, - MOUNTAIN VIEWS, GOOD LOCATION--Three-level A-frame chalet on 25.5 acres m/l, this BEAUTIFUL BUILDING SITE--Views! Pine Creek flows through the corner of this 8.09 acres m/ perfect setting overlooks native pasture and wooded sanctuary along Pine Creek. 3 bedrooms, 2% 1, nicely located with gravel road access. Bring your house plans and ideas. $79,000 baths, decks, fruit trees. Zoned RR5 so it could be divided. $230,000 ; ---- NEW LISTINGS----- ,e # GRF.AT LOCATION--Out of town on .80 acres m/1 SCALE DOWN TO WELL-MAINTAINED--Cozy sing finds this lovely 2 or 3 bedroom home plus office/den, one 1 wide with expando for added floor space. Nice caWlot with front k bath. Sophisticated remodel blends today but maintains parking. 3 bedroom, 2 baths, front deck, enclosed back porch for yesterday's uniqueness. Wrap-around porch, covered car- storage. Excellent home for recreation seekers! $39,000 port, beautiful treed yard with ample garden space, fence, : ~- ~ RITT~_C~NIRITTI~ gAtl~Pl~Ml'~lM(". Mo=4- ~iA, re=n, f~rh r~,a storage building $129,000 tr ......... -."__ ................... , -w ............... ' " " .... home with 30 x 50 newer shop/garage. 3 bedroom, 2 baths, back deck, room for garden, VIEWS, VIEWS, VIEWS--Beautiful homesite parcel on 5 acres m/1. Meadow, small ifi, town location with country feel. $115,000 # pond, streams, county road frontage for easy access, septic approval. Bring your plans PRIVATE BUILDING SITE--5.42 acres m/1 located back off road with trees, Clear and ideas! $64,000 Creek, and views; easement access off graveled county road.$59,000 A GOOD V ,Al UE--Ranch-style home built in 1978.3 bedroom, 1 bath, family room, all GOOD BUY, CLOSE TO RECREATION--Zoned residential and commercial. 121' x on 75' x 112 lot. Fenced back yard with patio and views, well-maintained in nice 150' corner tot, 14' x 70' mobile home, 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 8'x 20' add-on for storage, city subdivision. $71,000 water and sewer. Ideal for homesite or recreational use. $39,500 . New office location.soon!__ _ We are mov,ng up north to the old chn,c bulld,ng at 231 South Main Street Carol Harris, Broker 1 1 1 John Blnford, Assoc. Broker V,s,t us on the webl Vadene Braten, Assoc. Broker www.halfwayOR, comlrealty