TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Requires that we state the following: This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose.

Reference is made to that Certain trust deed made by ARNILDO J. UPPIANO and BARBARA UPPIANO, husband and wife, as Grantors, to CITIZENS TITLE & ESCROW SERVICE, INC., as trustee, in favor of HOPKINS GROWTH FUND, LLC, as beneficiary, dated December 16, 1999, recorded December 17, 1999, in the records of Malheur County, Oregon, as instrument No. 99-40228, covering the following described real property situated in said county and state to wit: Township 1 South, Range 43 East, of the Willamette Meridian, Wallowa County, Oregon. Section 16: N1/2 S1/2, all that part of the NW 1/4 which lies South and West of the West Side Ditch. TOGETHER WITH an easement as reserved in Book H of Contracts, page 416 over and across the East half of Lot 15 of Section 8, and the East half of Section 17, Township 1 South, Range 43 East, of the Willamette Meridian, as the same connects with the county road, as the same is located over and across Lots 9 and 10 of said Section 8 as the same is described in Commissioners Journal Book A, page 213. PROPERTY ADDRESS: 77546 Harley Road, Lostine OR 97857.

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 payments of $2,026.36 beginning March 10, 2002; plus impound fees of $5.00 each month beginning March 10, 2002; plus late charges of $81.05 each month beginning March 10, 2002; together with title expenses, costs, trustee's and attorney's fees incurred herein by reason of said default; and annual property taxes for the 2001-2002 tax year.

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 the following, to wit: $195,288.98, plus interest at the rate of 12 percent per annum from February 12, 2002; plus impound fees of $5.00 each month beginning March 10, 2002; plus late charges of $81.05 each month beginning March 10, 2002; together with title expenses, costs, trustee's and attorney's fees incurred herein by reason of said default; and any further sums advanced by the beneficiary for the protection of the above described property and its interest therein.

WHEREFORE, notice hereby is given that the undersigned trustee will on January 13, 2002, at the hour of 9:00 o'clock, a.m., in accord with the standard of time established by ORS 187.110, at the following place: on the front steps of the Wallowa County Courthouse, 101 South River Street, in the City of Enterprise, County of Wallowa, 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 grantor of the said trust deed, together with any interest which the grantor or grantor's successors in interest acquired after the execution of said trust dee, 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 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, and the words "trustee" and "beneficiary" include their respective successors in interest, if any. Dated this July 30, 2002.

For further information, please contact Michael W. Horton, Stunz, Fonda, Kiyuna & Horton, LLP, PO Box 1565, Nyssa, Oregon 97913, telephone (541)372-2268.

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STATEMENT OF NONDISCRIMINATION

Asotin Telephone Company dba TDS TELECOM is the recipient of Federal financial assistance from the Rural Utilities Service, an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and is subject to the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964, as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, and the rules and regulations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture which provide that no person in the United States on the basis of race, color, national origin, age or handicap shall be excluded from participation in, admission or access to, denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subject to discrimination under any of this organization's programs or activities.

The person responsible for coordinating this organization's nondiscrimination compliance efforts is Randall Brunes, General Manager - Sales and Service. Any individual, or specific class of individuals, who feels that this organization has subjected them to discrimination may obtain further information about the statutes and regulations listed above from and/or file a written complaint with this organization; or the Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. 20250; or the Administrator, Rural Utilities Service, Washington, D.C. 20250. Complaints must be filed within 180 days after the alleged discrimination. Confidentiality will be maintained to the extent possible.

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF OREGON

FOR THE COUNTY OF WALLOWA

In the Matter of the Estate of BEATRICE R. MARKS, deceased.

Case No. 2785

NOTICE TO INTERESTED PERSONS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed personal representative of the above estate.

All persons having claims against the estate are required to present them to the undersigned personal representative, c/o Mark Tipperman, 105 Fir Street, Suite 204, LaGrande, OR 97850, within four (4) months after the date of first publication of this notice or the same may be barred.

All persons whose rights may be affected by the proceeding are advised that additional information may be obtained from the records of the court, the personal representative, or the attorney for the personal representative.

Dated and first published November 7, 2002.

Signed,

Sandy Sarrett

Mark Tipperman

Attorney for the Personal Representative

105 Fir Street, Suite 204

LaGrande, OR 97850

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LAND-FOR-LAND EXCHANGE

Notice is hereby given that the Forest Service, United States Department of Agriculture, is considering an exchange of land with Clearwater Land Exchange-Oregon under the authority of the Act of March 20, 1922, as amended (16 U.S.C. 485, 486), the Act of March 1, 1911, as amended (16 U.S.C. 516), the Act of October 21, 1976, as amended (43 U.S.C. 1716) and the Act of August 20, 1988 (43 U.S.C. 1716(note), 43 U.S.C. 751(note)). The lands under the jurisdiction of the Forest Service that are being considered for exchange are described as follows:

WALLOWA COUNTY

T. 1N., R 42 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 6 and 19.

T. 2N., R.43 E., W.M.

A parcel of land located within H.E.S 109, Tract 37, further described as the Wood Butte Lookout Site.

T. 4N., R. 43 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 28, 29, 32, and 34.

T. 1N., R 48 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 19, 20, 21, 30, and 31.

T. 2N., R. 48 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 16, 17, and 18.

T. 3N., R 48 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 13, 33, and 34.

T. 1S., R. 42 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 13.

T. 1S., R. 43 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 18.

T. 3S., R. 43 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 24 and 25.

T. 2S., R. 44 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 28.

T. 3S., R. 45 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 22 and 23.

T. 3S., R. 46 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 23 and all of 24.

T. 3S., R. 47 E. W.M.

portions of sec. 7 and 18.

T. 1S., R. 48 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 16, 21, and 33.

T. 2S., R. 48 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 5.

T. 3S., R 48 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 23, 26, and 27.

Comprising approximately 6,993 acres, more or less in Wallowa County, Oregon.

The Forest Service proposes to exchange lands with floodplains associated with Big Sheep Creek and the Imnaha River in Wallowa County, Oregon.

UMATILLA COUNTY

T. 1N., R 35 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 35.

T. 1N., R. 36 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 5, 31, and 32.

T. 4S., R. 30 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 12, 13, 14, 17, 23, 24, and 25.

T. 3S., R. 31 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 27, 33, 34, and 35.

T. 4S., R. 31 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 2, 3, and 5.

T. 5S., R. 31 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 20.

T. 6S., R. 31 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 20.

T. 2S., R. 32 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 35.

T. 2S., R. 33 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 31.

T. 1S., R. 35 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 24 and 25.

T. 1S., R. 36 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 5, 6, 7, 8, 17, 18, 19, and 20.

Comprising approximately 6, 671 acres, more or less in Umatilla County, Oregon.

The Forest Service proposes to exchange lands with floodplains associated with Meacham Creek in Umatilla County, Oregon.

MORROW COUNTY

T. 4S., R. 28 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 21 and 33.

T. 4S., R. 29 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 13.

Comprising 380.00 acres, more or less in Morrow County, Oregon.

UNION COUNTY

T. 4S., R. 35E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 7 and 18.

Comprising approximately 399.00 acres, more or less in Union County, Oregon.

GRANT COUNTY

T. 8S., R. 26 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 25.

T. 8S., R 27 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 31.

T. 10S., R. 28 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 23, and 24.

T. 10S., R. 29 E., W.M.

Portions sec. 20.

T. 12S., R. 30 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 12, 13, and 14.

T. 7S., R. 31 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 35.

T. 12S., R. 31 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 7 and 18.

T. 12S., R. 33 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 4, 8, 9, 17, 18, 19, and 30.

T. 12S., R. 34 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 16 and 21.

T. 14S., R. 35 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 6.

Comprising approximately 6,085 acres, more or less in Grant County, Oregon

BAKER COUNTY

T. 13S., R 36 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 34.

Comprising 40.00 acres, more or less in Baker County, Oregon, totaling approximately 20,568 acres, more or less of Federal Lands

The non-Federal lands are described as follows:

WALLOWA COUNTY

T. 5N., R. 42 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 8, 9, and 10.

T. 6N., R. 42 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 26, 27, 34, and 35.

T. 4N., R. 43 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 14, 15, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, and 36.

T. 3N., R. 45 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 10, 11, 14, 15, 22, and 23.

T. 3N., R. 46 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 2.

T. 3N., R. 47 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 14, 15, 23, 26, 27, 28, 32, 33, 34, and 36.

T. 1N., R. 48 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 20, 21, 28, 29, 30, 31, 33, 34, and all of 36.

T. 2N., R. 48 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 17, and 18.

T. 3N., R. 48 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 1, 2, 11, 12, 13, 14, all of 16, portions of 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 32, 35, and 36.

T. 4N., R. 48 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 25, 35, and 36.

T. 3N., R. 49 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 6, 16, 21, 27, 28 and 34.

T. 4N., R. 49 E., W.M.

Portions of sec 30 and 31.

T. 3S., R. 43 E., W.M.

Portions of M.S. No. 774.

T. 3S., R. 44 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 3, 9, 10, 15, and 16.

M.S. No. 773 and portions of M.S. No. 774.

T. 5S., R. 45 E., W.M.

Those portions of Mineral Survey No. 783 lying within Wallowa County

T. 2S., R. 47 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 23 and 26.

T. 1S., R. 48 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 3, 10, and 11.

T. 3S., R. 48 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 1 and 12.

T. 5S., R. 48 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 13 and 24.

Comprising approximately 16,267 acres, more or less in Wallowa County Oregon

The Forest Service proposes to acquire land with floodplains associated with Big Sheep Creek, the Imnaha River, Joseph Creek, Chesnimnus Creek and the SF Chesnimnus Creek.

UMATILLA COUNTY

T. 1N., R. 36 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 18, 19, and 32.

T. 4S., R. 32 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 8, 9, 10, and 14.

T. 6S., R. 32 E., W.M.

All of sec. 25, portions of sec. 26, 27, 34, 35, and 36.

T. 4S., R. 33 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 16.

T. 6S., R. 33 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 29, 30, and all of 31, and 32.

T. 4S., R. 33-1/2E., W.M.

All of sec. 36.

T. 1S., R. 36 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 16, 17, 20, and 29.

Comprising approximately 8, 119 acres, more or less in Umatilla County, Oregon.

The Forest Service proposes to acquire land with flood plains associated with the Meacham Creek in Umatilla County.

WHEELER COUNTY

T. 7S., R. 24 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 5.

Comprising 320.01 acres, more or less in Wheeler County, Oregon.

MORROW COUNTY

T. 6S., R. 29 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 13.

Comprising 160.00 acres more or less in Morrow County, Oregon.

UNION COUNTY

T. 3S., R. 34 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 12.

T. 4S., R. 35 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 5, 8, and 18.

T. 2S., R. 36 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 15 and 23.

T. 2S., R. 37 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 18.

T. 5S., R. 44 E., W.M.

Those portions of Mineral Survey No. 783 lying within Union County.

Comprising approximately 596 acres, more or less, in Union County, Oregon.

The Forest Service proposes to acquire land with floodplains associated with Meadow Creek in Union County.

GRANT COUNTY

T. 7S., R. 26 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, and 36.

T. 8S., R. 26 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 25 and 26.

T. 8S., R. 27 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 30 and 31.

T. 14S., R. 27 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 1, 2, and 11.

T. 15S., R. 27 E., W.M.

All of sec. 36.

T. 16S., R. 27 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 1 and 12.

T. 10S., R. 28 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 23, 24, 25 and 26.

T. 15S., R. 28 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 21, 22, 26, and 36.

T. 12S., R. 29 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 23.

T. 15S., R. 29 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 18.

T. 17S., R. 29 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 8.

T. 12S., R. 30 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 3, 10, 15, 19, 21, 26, 27, and all of 29.

T. 11S., R. 31 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 21 and 32.

T. 12S., R. 31 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 4, 5, and all of 16.

T. 8S., R. 32 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 19 and 30.

T. 12S., R. 32 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 11.

T. 7S., R. 33 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 6.

T. 9S., R. 33 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 31.

T. 12S., R. 34 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 2.

T 7S., R. 35 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 24.

T. 11S., R. 35 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 25.

T. 12S., R. 35 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 16.

T. 7S., R. 35-1/2 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 21.

T. 11S., R. 36 E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 30.

Comprising 10,671.23 acres, more or less, in Grant County, Oregon.

The Forest Service proposes to acquire land with floodplains associated with Wilson Creek, Trout Creek, Porter Creek, Crawford Creek, Middle Fork John Day River, Phipps Creek, Squaw Creek, Murderers Creek and Tex Creek in Grand County, Oregon.

BAKER COUNTY

T. 7S., R. 44E., W.M.

Portions of sec. 7, 8, and 17.

Comprising 320.00 acres, more or less, in Baker County, Oregon, and totaling approximately 36,453 acres, more or less of non-Federal lands.

Any or all of the above-described lands may be exchanged if the values are equal. If the values are unequal, either party may equalize the values by making a cash payment, not to exceed 25 percent of the value of the lands transferred out of Federal ownership.

The Federal lands have been segregated from appropriation under the public land laws and mineral laws for a period not to exceed 5 years from the date of publication of this notice.

Persons claiming such properties or having valid objections to this proposed exchange must file their claims or objections with the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest Supervisor, Karyn L. Wood, 1550 Dewey Avenue, P.O. Box 907, Baker City, OR 97814, phone 541-523-6391 within 45 days after the initial date of publication of this notice.

Those persons desiring a detailed legal description of the lands to be considered for exchange may request a written copy by contacting the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, P.O. Box 907, Baker City, OR 97814, Attn.: Linda Vore, phone (541) 523-1249 or at http://www.fs.fed.us/r6/w-w

Publication dates: Nov. 21, Nov. 28, Dec. 5, and Dec. 12, 2002.

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LEGAL NOTICE

The Wallowa County Health Care District Board of Directors will hold its regular board meeting on Monday, November 25, 2002, at 11:30 a.m., in the Human Resource Room at Wallowa Memorial Hospital.

A copy of the agenda will be available from the office of the Wallowa County Chieftain, KWVR, or the Administrative Offices at Wallowa Memorial Hospital.

This meeting is open to the public.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

The City of Joseph hereby gives notice of a public hearing to consider amending the City of Joseph's Zoning Ordinance 2002-01, Section 3.070 to include second floor residential as an outright use; Section 3.080 deleting (1) and (4) and adding "residential dwellings (single or multiple family)" as a conditional use; Section 3.090 (2) increasing height to 30 feet.

The hearing will be held at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 3, 2002, in the Joseph City Hall. The proposed amendment is available for inspection at the Joseph City Hall, 201 North Main Street between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

This meeting is open to the public. Those with an interest are invited to appear at the hearing and place their testimony on record.

W. Kevin Warnock

Mayor

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PUBLIC NOTICE

The City of Joseph hereby gives notice of a public hearing to consider Ordinance 2002-03, An Ordinance Imposing a Tax upon Motel and Recreational Vehicle Park Rental Receipts.

The hearing will be held at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 3, 2002, in the Joseph City Hall. The proposed amendment is available for inspection at the Joseph City Hall, 201 North Main Street between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

This meeting is open to the public. Those with an interest are invited to appear at the hearing and place their testimony on record.

W. Kevin Warnock

Mayor

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