Statement of Nondiscrimination: Oregon Telephone Corporation is an equal opportunity provider and employer. In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202)720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800)877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complain Form, AD-3027, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing _cust.html and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866)632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

•   Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

•   Fax: (202)690-7442; or

•   Email: [email protected]

USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.

Publish Date: April 11, 2018

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IN THE COUNTY COURT FOR THE STATE OF OREGON FOR THE COUNTY OF MALHEUR Case No. 6031 NOTICE TO INTERESTED PERSONS In the Matter of the Estate of: PATRICIA ELLIOTT,

Deceased.

          NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Thomas Earl Harrod has been appointed Personal Representative. All persons having claims against the estate are required to present them, with vouchers attached, to the Personal Representative at P.O. Box 220, Vale, Oregon 97918, 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 lawyer for the Personal Representative, Larry A. Sullivan, P.O. Box 220, Vale, Oregon 97918.

DATED and first published on March 28, 2018.

Respectfully,

/s/ Larry A. Sullivan                      

Larry A. Sullivan, OSBN 783935

Attorney for Personal Representative

Publish Dates: March 28, 2018 and April 4 & 11, 2018

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Basic Service Annual Ad Oregon Telephone Corporation-MTE is a quality telecommunications services provider that provides basic and enhanced services at reasonable rates within its service territory. Basic services are offered at the following rates for the Juntura and Harper area: Single Party Residence Service, Monthly Service Charge, $14.35; Single Party Business Service, $19.00; Federal Subscriber Line Charge-Single Line, $6.50; Access Recovery Charge-Single Line $3.00. Touch Tone Service: Touch Tone service is provided as a part of local service rate. Toll Blocking: Available at no charge; Emergency 911 Services: Surcharges for 911 services are assessed according to government policy. Low-income individuals may be eligible for Federal and State Lifeline telephone assistance programs that include discounts from the above basic and local service charges. Basic services are offered to all consumers in the Oregon Telephone Corporation-MTE service territories at the rates, terms and conditions specified in the Company’s tariffs. If you have any questions regarding the Company’s services, please call us at (541)932-4411 or (800) 848-7969, or visit our business office in Mount Vernon.

Publish Date: April 11, 2018