Reference is made to a certain trust deed (as modified, the “Trust Deed”) made, executed and delivered by BENJAMIN A. EDGAR and LISA D. EDGAR, Husband and Wife, as grantor, to ROBERT A. BROWNING, as trustee, in favor of VIRGINIA H. BERGERSON, as beneficiary, dated August 5, 2002, and recorded on August 14, 2002, as Recording No. 02-10748, as modified by instrument to increase the principal balance dated March 6, 2004, and recorded March 11, 2004, as Recording No. 04-03273, and modified by instrument to extend the maturity date dated April 18, 2014, and recorded April 22, 2014, as Recording No. 2014-002460, in the mortgage records of Columbia County, Oregon.
The Trust Deed covers the following described real property (“Property”) situated in said county and state, to-wit:
Beginning at a point 15 feet East of the Southeast corner of Lot 5, Block 1 of the original townsite of Vernonia, Columbia County, Oregon; thence running North parallel with the East line of said Block 1, 100 feet; thence East 30 feet; thence South parallel with the East line of said Block 1, 100 feet to the North line of Bridge Street; thence West 30 feet to the place of beginning.
Beginning at a point 45 feet East of the Southeast corner of Lot 5 in Block 1 of the original Town of Vernonia, Oregon; thence running East 27 feet; thence running North 100 feet; thence West 27 feet; thence South 100 feet to the place of beginning, all situated in the original Town of Vernonia, Columbia County,
Beginning at a point that is East 72 feet of the Southeast corner of Lot 5, Block 1, Original Town of Vernonia; thence East 14 feet; thence North 100 feet; thence West 14 feet; thence South 100 feet to the point of beginning.
There are defaults by the grantor or other person owing an obligation, the performance of which is secured by the Trust Deed, with respect to provisions therein which authorize sale in the event of default of such provision; the defaults for which foreclosure is made is grantor’s failure to pay when due the following sums:
Arrearage in the sum of $13,620.00 as of May 10, 2016, plus additional payments, property expenditures, taxes, liens, assessments, insurance, late fees, attorney’s and trustee’s fees and costs, and interest due at the time of reinstatement or sale.
By reason of said defaults, the beneficiary has declared all sums owing on the obligations secured by said Trust Deed immediately due and payable, said sums being the following, to-wit:
Payoff in the sum of $166,430.36 as of May 10, 2016, plus taxes, liens, assessments, property expenditures, insurance, accruing interest, late fees, attorney’s and trustee’s fees and costs incurred by beneficiary or its assigns.
WHEREFORE, notice hereby is given that the undersigned trustee will on October 20, 2016, at the hour of 11:00 a.m., in accord with the standard of time established by ORS 187.110, at the following place: Columbia County Courthouse Front Entrance, 230 Strand Street, St. Helens, OR 97051, in the City of St. Helens, County of Columbia, State of Oregon, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash the interest in the above-described 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 the Trust Deed, to satisfy the 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 86.778 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 sum 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 86.778.
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.
Without limiting the trustee’s disclaimer of representations or warranties, Oregon law requires the trustee to state in this notice that some residential property sold at a trustee’s sale may have been used in manufacturing methamphetamines, the chemical components of which are known to be toxic. Prospective purchasers of residential property should be aware of this potential danger before deciding to place a bid for this property at the trustee’s sale.
DATED: May 19, 2016. Moore & Ballard, as Successor Trustee. Signature By: Lucas A. Welliver, OSB #1351657. Trustee’s Mailing and Physical Address: 2002 Pacific Avenue, Forest Grove, OR 97116. Trustee’s Phone: 503-357-3191.

Published Aug. 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2016.