Wayne Perry Lowe 1937-2015

Posted on February 4th in Obituaries

OBIT LoweWORKEDWayne Perry Lowe, 77, of Seabeck, Wash., passed away Jan. 26 following complications from cancer.

Wayne was born July 19, 1937, in Hines. He graduated from Burns Union High School June 1, 1956. Wayne served our country in the Air Force from May 1957 to May 1961. He enjoyed a long career as a computer repair/service technician.

The joy of his life was spending time with his family, friends, and especially his grandchildren. Wayne was very talented in areas of wood working, electrical, and so much more.

Wayne enjoyed being in the outdoors with his family, and loved having a camera in hand. Camping, fishing and traveling were some of his most very favorite pastimes.

Wayne’s greatest attribute was his loving, caring and dedication to his family and friends.

Wayne is survived by his wife, Marilyn Lowe; son, Derek Wayne Lowe; daughter, Sabrina Dawn Dikeman; step-daughter, Terry Crawford; along with many beautiful grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, in Burns.


Death notice — West D. Martin

Posted on February 4th in Obituaries

West D. Martin, 53, passed away Jan. 27 at his home in Madras. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date.


Wednesday February 4

Posted on February 4th in Community Calendar

Harney County Court meets the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Harney County Courthouse, 450 North Buena Vista, at 10 a.m.

The Harney County Community Response Team (CRT) meets the first Wednesday of every month from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Community Center, 484 N. Broadway. The CRT consists of anyone interested in what is going on in the county as it relates to business and industry. County, city and tribal leaders provide general information to the public regarding xisting programs and recruitment efforts.

Burns Elks Lodge, 118 N. Broadway, meets the first and third Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.

Storytime for preschoolers is scheduled at the Harney County Library, 80 W. D St., each Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Contact the Harney County Library for more information, 541-573 6670.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets each Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Foursquare Church, 74 S. Alvord, Burns.

ALANON, a support group for friends and families of alcoholics, meets each Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Foursquare Church, 74 S. Alvord, Burns. Please use the back door on the south side of the building. All interested are welcome.


Thursday February 5

Posted on February 4th in Community Calendar

A free Living with Chronic Pain workshop will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, at the Cornerstone Building, 610 W. Monroe in Burns. For more information, contact Ashlee Voges 541-589-1729.

Tai Chi — Moving for Better Balance beginners classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 3 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Harney County Senior and Community Services Center. Class enrollment ends Feb. 10. Classes are free. Pre-register with Amy at 541-573-6024.

Burns Butte Sportsmen’s Club meets the first Thursday of each month at the State Office Building, 809 W. Jackson, at 7 p.m.

A Walking Class is held each Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from  10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. indoors at the Harney County Senior and Community Services Center.

Kiwanis Club of Burns-Hines meets for a no-host luncheon at noon each Thursday at Bella Java, 314 N. Broadway in Burns.

A Women’s AA meeting is held every Thursday at noon at Foursquare Church, 74 S. Alvord, Burns.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets at noon each Thursday at Hines City Hall, 101 E. Barnes. Call 541-573-2896.

Tai Chi for Better Balance with Diane Rapaport is held each Tuesday and Thursday at Harney County Senior and Community Services Center from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. — free.


Friday February 6

Posted on February 4th in Community Calendar

An Alumni Night dinner will be served from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, in the Burns High School cafeteria during the Hilanders’ home basketball games against Union. All Hilander fans are encouraged to wear their school colors and enjoy the fun.

Oregon Old Time Fiddlers, District 9, meets the first, third and fourth Friday of each month. Call Micky at 541-573-2515 for time and place.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets each Friday at Symmetry Care at 5 p.m.

A recovery group, “Celebrate Recovery,” meets each Friday at the Harney County Church of the Nazarene, 311 Roe Davis Ave. in Hines. Dinner is served at 5:30 p.m. The main meeting is held at 6 p.m. and small group sessions are at 7 p.m. For more information, call 541-573-7100.


Saturday February 7

Posted on February 4th in Community Calendar

Sip for The Cure. Show your support for local cancer patients at the 7th annual Sip for The Cure  Saturday, Feb. 7, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Harney County Community Center. Event sponsored by Harney District Hospital and C & B Sanitary Service. For more information, contact Harney District Hospital’s Kristen Gregg or Maria Pichette, 541.573.8614. 

Harney County Arts and Crafts Association will meet Saturday, Feb. 7, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the basement meeting room at the courthouse. Barbara Skillman, will lead a workshop making bracelets from rubber bands – they are very clever and better looking than they sound! The public is invited.

A Veterans lunch will be served at the Hampton Station Cafe the first Saturday of each month beginning March 1. RSVP  by calling Shelley at 541-420-0828.

The public is invited to enjoy a Lincoln Day Dinner Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Burns Elks Lodge. The prime rib dinner is a fundraiser to support the scholarship fund of the Harney County Republican Party. To RSVP, contact Gretchen Bates at 541-573-7595 or gretchenlb@gmail.com or text 541-589-0915.

Diabetes Support Group meets at the Harney County Health Building, 420 N. Fairview, the first Saturday of each month at 2 p.m.

Waggin’ Tales is held the first and third Saturday of the month at Harney County Library from 1-3 p.m. Please call the library, 541-573-6670, for an appointment to read with a dog.


Sunday February 8

Posted on February 4th in Community Calendar

A free community dinner, eat in or take out (no strings attached), will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, February 8, at St. Andrew’s Episcopal/Peace Lutheran Church at the corner of Diamond and A streets. Call 541-573-2802.

Overeaters Anonymous meets each Sunday at 1 p.m. in the Harney District Hospital Annex (downstairs in cafeteria area).Enter through the cafeteria door on North Grand. For more information, call Susie at 541-589-1522.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets every Sunday at 7 p.m. at Foursquare Church for 12×12 study.


Monday February 9

Posted on February 4th in Community Calendar

A Grief Support Group is held the second and fourth Monday of each month by Harney County Hospice and Rev. Jean Hurst during the day as well as the evening. For more information, call Harney County Hospice, 541-573-8360.

The HHOPE board of directors meets the second Monday of the month at 5:15 p.m. in the conference room at 85 N. Date.

The Burns Lions Club meets every Monday, except holidays, at noon at the Burns Elks Lodge. Those interested in serving the community and visitors are welcome. For more information call 541-573-4000.

A Walking Class is held each Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from  10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. indoors at the Harney County Senior and Community Services Center.

Burns Fire Dept. meets each Monday at the Burns Fire Hall at 7 p.m.

The Hines Volunteer Fire Department meets at the Hines Fire Hall each Monday at 7 p.m. (except the last Monday of the month). Prospective members may contact Fire Chief Bob Spence at 541-573-7477 or 541-573-2251.

Narcotics Anonymous meets each Monday at 10 a.m. in the community room at Saginaw Village, 605 N. Saginaw. For more information call 541-589-4405.


Tuesday February 10

Posted on February 4th in Community Calendar

Harney County Fair Board meets the second Tuesday of each month in the Hibbard Building at the Harney County Fairgrounds at 7 p.m.

The Harney County Library Foundation board of directors meets the second Tuesday of each month at the library at 5:30 p.m. The meetings are open to the public. For more information, call 541-573-7339.

Disabilities Services Advisory Council for Harney County meets the second Tuesday of each month at the state office building, 809 W. Jackson, at 1:30 p.m.

Symmetry Care Advisory Committee meets the second Tuesday of each month at Symmetry Care, 53 W. Washington, at 1:30 p.m.

The American Legion Auxiliary meets the second Tuesday of each month at 63 W. “C” Street at noon.

The Harney County Chamber Music Society meets the second and fourth Tuesday, September-November and January-March. The choir meets in the Burns High School band room from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. with Marianne Andrews directing. Singers ages 13-up are welcome.

The Harney County School District No. 3 board of directors meets at the District Office, 550 N. Court, the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.

Hines Common Council meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at Hines City Hall, 101 E. Barnes, at 6:30 p.m.

Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance Program (SHIBA) trained volunteers will be at the Harney County Senior and Community Services Center, 17 S. Alder, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. each Tuesday to help with Medicare insurance needs or medications you cannot afford.

A Walking Class is held each Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from  10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. indoors at the Harney County Senior and Community Services Center.

Tai Chi for Better Balance with Diane Rapaport is held each Tuesday and Thursday at Harney County Senior and Community Services Center from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. — free.

Boy Scouts meet each Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the LDS Church in Hines. All boys age 11 and above are welcome to participate.


Meth lab evidence recovered

Posted on January 28th in News

by Randy Parks
Burns Times-Herald

Meth labOn Thursday, Jan. 22, members of the Harney County Sheriff’s Office, Burns Police, Hines Police and Oregon State Police (OSP) served a search warrant for a possible methamphetmine lab on the residence at 431 East E Street in Burns.

Following a search, evidence was found in the house to show there was a possible meth lab, and the evidence was turned over to the OSP Crime Lab.

The house was vacant at the time of the search, and no arrests have been made at this time in connection with the incident.

The residence has been posted, and no one is allowed to enter the house until it has been cleaned to health standards.

The case remains under investigation.


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