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Taft High basketball looks for rare league victory JIM FOSSUM



he numbers almost belie belief, but this might be the season of change for the Taft High 7-12 basketball program. Not since Jan. 28, 2009, a stretch of 43 games, has the Taft High boys basketball team won a conference game. The Tigers were 15-80 overall during the past four years entering this season. Not since Feb. 21, 2008, a stretch of 55 games, has the Taft High girls basketball team won a conference game. The Tigers were 5-88 overall during the past four years entering this season. The quest to transform the losing into victory will begin Tuesday, Jan. 21, in the Taft High gym, where the Tigers will host Stayton in the Class 4A Oregon West Conference opener for both teams.

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The boys, 5-5 this season, will face Stayton (3-8 entering this week’s play) at 5:30 p.m., while the girls, 4-7, are scheduled to face the Eagles (3-6) at 7 p.m. Taft’s boys last won a game against a league opponent nearly five years ago, when they defeated Sweet Home, then of the

Val-Co Conference, 68-66, on the road in overtime. Taft’s girls last won a game against a league opponent nearly six years ago, when they defeated the Huskies, 37-30, at home. The season is the school’s last in Class 4A after the Oregon Student Activities Association granted a petition last fall for Taft to move down in classification to the 3A West Valley League in all sports next year.

Senior Cecil Harvey is among the many players who have yet to experience a league basketball win.

Lincoln City standoff suspect arrested, waives extradition JEREMY C. RUARK

a stakeout by the Lincoln Interagency Narcotics Team (LINT), a police SWAT team was preparing to arrest the suspects, but Wallace and Johnson left in a vehicle before officers could enter the residency. Police in unmarked cars began to follow the black Nissan Altima. Police conducted a high-risk stop at the parking lot east of the Elks Lodge near the Community Center just off Highway 101. Wallace. 30, from Butte, Mont., was treated at the

Dale Edward Wallace, who was injured Jan. 3, during a law enforcement response and subsequent standoff in Lincoln City, was arrested Jan. 7 by Oregon State Police (OSP) following his release from a Portland-area hospital. Local authorities were tipped by the FBI that Wallace and his companion, Sarah Jo Johnson, could be in Lincoln City. Following

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hospital for serious injuries sustained when he was struck by an OSP marked patrol car while he fled the vehicle on foot and pointed a firearm at officers. During the five-hour standoff, law enforcement agents surrounded the vehicle and began negotiations with Johnson, who had barricaded herself in the vehicle. Police said Johnson shot and killed herself, ending the standoff shortly See STANDOFF, Page A5


The City of Lincoln City Council is expected to hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. Feb. 10 on a set of proposed regulations concerning the operation of vacation rental dwellings (VRD’s) within the city limits. On Jan. 6, the Lincoln City Planning Commission held the first public hearing to review the proposed VRD regulations. Several people testified at that hearing, many expressing their concerns about the proposed regulations, and asking the Commission not to adopt the move restrictive proposals. Joy Wilson, manager of Oregon Beach Vacations, told the Commission she was speaking for 33 of her employees. “These people are working class people in Lincoln City,” she said. “Please don’t adopt these alternatives (and limit VRD operations). If my housekeepers lose the opportunity to clean these (vacation) homes once a month, it will affect them putting food on the table for their families. The VRD’s support many local businesses and their employees. Don’t limit the usage.” Carolyn Plummer called the proposed ordinances unfair. “Its not right,” she said. “This is not fair. There is

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he class has helped increase my confidence that I can help.

Dozens of students at Taft High 7-12 High are not just learning reading, writing and arithmetic. They are taking part in specialized training called Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) to save lives. David Trost, a Taft sophomore, said he took the class to be able to help the community. “I am learning how to help victims that might be trapped in the school or outside in the community during a disaster,” said Trost. “The class has helped increase my confidence that I can help.” “I am learning how to help people in disaster situations,” said Shaylee Daniels, a Taft freshman. “If there is a fire, an earthquake, a tsunami or other disaster, we will know what to do.” Daniels said the CERT training was challenging. “But most of it is pretty easy once you get the hang of it,” she said. Majalise Tolan, Taft High principal, said the class was critical in helping students learn important life skills. “So, if they are ever in a real emergency, they have something to fall back on,” said Tolan. “They will have a strong preparedness background,

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Captain Jim Kusz, with North Lincoln Fire & Rescue District #1, helps students go through one of the testing stations. that even I don’t have. to prepare them for encounters inside and outside the high school building.” Tolan is hopeful that all students eventually take the CERT preparedness class. “That will help us to have a more prepared community,” she said. Sue Graves, Lincoln County School District safety

coordinator, said the district has used the CERT training at Taft High over the past three years. “This is the exact same training adults take, but it is more intense,” said Graves. “They receive the instructions each school day through an entire semester. The skills they are learning become second nature because they are doing

the training over and over.” Graves said the students learn how to treat the people that have life-threatening injuries. “Those are things that people can die from very

quickly,” she said. Seventy Taft High Teen CERT students took part in a skills test/certification on Thursday, Jan. 9, at Taft. Each student went through six stations to check proficiency: -Safety gear check -Open airway -Control bleeding -Recognize and treat for shock -Extinguish small fire -Turn off gas meter The students worked with a buddy, wearing full gear at each station. Buddy teams worked together and helped each other, but each person had to prove their proficiency at each skill. Adult CERT volunteers manned the stations to help guide the students through the tests.

A final certification test will be conducted at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17; student actors will be used as victims during a CERT drill at the North Lincoln Fire & Rescue Station in Taft. “Students will have to do a size up, checking for safety to make sure they can go into the area,” said Graves. “As they find victims they will sort them and treat the ones that have immediate injuries.” The CERT students will move the victims to a medical treatment area. A CERT student team will provide further medical services to the victims. Following the drills, CERT organizers and school administrators will see what went right and what skills the students need to be strengthened. Waiting Room

Samaritan Health centers limiting public visits To protect pediatric patients, mothers and their newborns from flu viruses circulating in the region, all Samaritan Health Services hospitals, including North Lincoln Samaritan Hospital in Lincoln City, are limiting visitors in birthing centers. The restrictions will remain in place until the flu season is over. Each new mom and pediatric patients will be allowed a total of four visitors during their stay, and no visitors under the age of 12 will be allowed in the birthing centers or pediatric units unless they are healthy sibling of a newborn or pediatric patient. This means four designated visitors throughout the entire hospital stay, not simply four at a time. The designated support people need to be free of flu symptoms and carefully follow infection control guidelines, such as hand washing. Pregnant women and

children are among those in high-risk categories for complications from influenza-like illnesses, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control. Limiting visitors to hospital birthing centers and pediatric units reduces the potential for exposure for this vulnerable population. The best defense against flu viruses, both at hospitals and in the community, is to avoid exposure through the following basic hygiene and infection control measures: • Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue or your upper sleeve;

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County commissioner foresees economic improvement JEREMY C. RUARK

Lincoln County is still recovering from the long national recession that included job and service reductions, but County Commissioner Doug Hunt predicts 2014 will be a more positive year for residents. Hunt said he expects County revenue to pick up slowly over the next year due to increased building. “Our first concern is with the County budget.” Hunt said. “I am confident that we will have a budget that will continue to provide the current level of services. I don’t see additional employee layoffs, service cuts or new tax proposals,

but we will have to be cautious and prudent.” Hunt said he believes the County will add revenues in some areas. “We will be selectively increasing some services,” he said. Hunt said he expects some service increases at Commissioner the County Doug Hunt planning department and the County sheriff’s office and additional staff in the County’s health and human services department “There has been economic

improvement in the County, but it has been slow,” said Hunt. “But I am concerned about the long term, four or five years from now, will we be looking at another recession? We want to be careful in what we do now, so that were aren’t having to make more service reductions and employee cuts when the recession comes.” Hunt said the economic downturn could be triggered by high interest rates. “That diminishes people’s borrowing ability,” he said. Hunt said he also is concerned about international events and oil prices that could add to an economic decline. He said Lincoln County should expect less federal financial help this year.

“The federal government has more limited resources, therefore they will be limiting the dollars available to the County,” he said. “The same thing is true with the State of Oregon, so the more prudent budgeting and financial planning that we can do now to build reserves, to protect ourselves from the lose of those revenues, the better.” Hunt said important local transportation concerns will be addressed this year. “We are fortunate to have gotten state funding for projects in Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport and Waldport,” he said. Those projects include the Nelscott Gap improvements on Highway 101 in Lincoln City.

Harbor Avenue improvement plan moves ahead JEREMY C. RUARK

The Lincoln City City Council has accepted a City public works department recommendation to move ahead with design of improvements for Harbor Avenue. Lincoln City Public Works staff presented a preliminary design for the N.W. Harbor Improvements Project during the Council’s Jan. 13 public meeting. “We believe this is a much more functional design,” said Stephanie Reid, Lincoln City st a.m. engineer. The decision follows tors ring a the Council’s rejection of a ncoln consultant’s plan and recomaft. mendation for Harbor Drive in do late 2013. “The consultant’s plan ety nto was more of a concept with they many changes proposed, such them as traffic calming tables and ve bulb-outs, wide sidewalks, and they didn’t look at utilizing the right of way on the east side ll di- so there were opportunities missed for parking,” said Reid. T “Overall, they were proposing o the more of a dramatic change and we took it back a notch and showed a lower impact design ool that preserved more of what is hat existing now.” The project area includes the gth- N.W. Harbor Avenue between N.W. 15th and N.W. 22nd streets and includes the intersection at N.W. 15th Street Beach Access. Staff included input from two neighborhood meetings and subsequent comments from Council and

residents to develop a recommended preliminary design. The goals of the project are to improve pedestrian access and American with Disabilities (ADA) accessibility while balancing the needs of all users including pedestrians, bicyclists, vehicles, and adjacent property owners. Criteria for success included making the best use of the public right of way; working with property owners to ensure existing driveways and accesses were preserved or improved to match the improvements; preserving on-street parking where feasible; and installing a continuous ADA compliant sidewalk along the west side of Harbor Avenue. Funding for the improvements was approved in the City’s 2013-14 budget. The preliminary cost estimate for the recommended alternative, including engineering and construction, is $500,000. Councilor Gary Ellingson questioned the cost of the proposed improvements. “This looks like it will be much more expensive than the consultant’s plans,” said Ellingson. “The consultant’s plans would have basically rebuilt the road and would have been much more expensive,” said Reid. “This concept is a lot less costly.” Councilor Roger Sprague said he favored the City staff’s proposal. “This is a big step forward,” said Sprague. “I was not at all happy with the consultant’s

recommendations.” Council Wes Ryan agreed. “This plan looks pretty doggone good to me,” said Ryan. Reid said photos of the proposed improvements will be posted on the City’s web site and the City will continue to take public comments before final designs are completed. The Council agreed to allow the public works department to move forward with designing the improvement for Harbor Avenue. The Council also heard from Gordon McMinn, a member of the Lincoln Senior Center Board of Directors, who said the Board, and several members of the Center, are concerned about the loss of a room at the Center dedicated for television and crafts. The Senior Center is located inside the Lincoln City Community Center. McMinn said the Senior Center Board is asking the City to reinstate the space. “The Board feels that it was the intent of the voters in 1978 (when voters approved building the Community Center) to provide that space for senior citizen interests and activities,” said McMinn. “That space was originally provided in good faith by Lincoln City and should not be subjugated to decisions made by others.” City Manager David Hawker told the Council his staff was reviewing the concerns. “There has never been a commitment for space,” said Hawker. “I am not sure

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starting at 9 percent. This is a long way of saying that small businesses are taxed at a higher rate than large businesses, which I think is wrong. In 2013, a tax break for S Corporations passed with my support during a three-day special session. I was one of the few Democrats who voted yes on the proposal. It was a good bill, but I think we need to make some adjustments in the upcoming session to ensure that the new law helps more Oregonians who are working hard to keep their small businesses afloat and looking for opportunities to grow. The first problem is that currently, in order to receive the new breaks, businesses need to employ at least one year-round, full-time employee. Here at the Coast, seasonal businesses in fishing, farming, or tourism don’t always keep employees year round. Working parents and working seniors don’t all work full time. And many of the people who work full time do so combining several part-time jobs. As written, the law helps none of these people. I’m trying to change that. Under my plan the required employment threshold will be lowered

Rep. David Gomberg (D) so a much larger number of small-but-growing enterprises will be included. The other problem is that the new tax break has no upper limit. The majority of S Corporations profit less than $25,000 and get a tiny tax savings. But there are 250 qualifying firms that profit over $1 million a year. Their tax break exceeds $40,000 per tax filer. I congratulate those successful firms, but I don’t think they need a break that is more than most Coastal workers earn in an entire year. So I want to limit the tax cut to the first $250,000 of profit.

There is also a subtle problem with an unlimited tax break. We know how many firms qualify for the savings right now. But we don’t know how many other large businesses might change their tax status to qualify in the future. And, I’m nervous about a policy where we have absolutely no idea of the ultimate cost. Capping the cut at $250,000 will give us a stable revenue stream and reduce the incentive for large firms to “play the system” for a better rate. There is one other major issue that I’m passionate about and will continue to focus on in 2014. I’ve written before about the huge amount of tax cheating by people who fail to report income, under-report income, or submit a return then simply don’t send a check. Tax fraud steals more than $1.3 billion a year that, if collected, could be used to improve education, support seniors, or reduce taxes for law-abiding citizens. As a member of the committee that manages the Department of Revenue (DOR) budget, I persuaded the director to hire 30 new tax agents at a cost of about $10 million annually. Those agents are expected to collect about $30 million

this year, a 10:1 return on investment for the state. I have also required that DOR report annually on the uncollected amount owed to the state, together with a plan to improve collections. When tax cheats pay their fair share, everyone can pay less. The 2014 session will be fast-paced and over quickly – we’re scheduled to convene for only 35 days, beginning Feb. 3. I’ll be working hard to bring tax relief to more and smaller businesses. And I’ll be continuing looking for ways to foster more opportunity, security and a sustainable quality of life on the Central Coast and West Valley. Gomberg and his wife, Susan, own and operate Northwest Winds kite stores in Lincoln City and Seaside. Gomberg was elected to the Oregon House of Representatives in 2012. He represents District 10, which stretches from Yachats to Tillamook and from the Pacific Ocean inland to Sheridan and Falls City. You can reach Gomberg by email or sign up for his newsletter at rep. davidgomberg@state. His Capitol address is Room H-371, 900 Court St NE Salem, OR 97301.

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Newport, OR 97365 Phone 541265-4912

How much will it cost you for fingerprinting? Twenty-five dollars for the first two cards. $5 for each additional card for the same individual for the same fingerprint request purpose.

By Sheriff Dennis Dotson

The Lincoln County Sheriff ’s Office provides non-criminal fingerprinting services to the public. Citizens sometimes need to have their fingerprints taken for purposes of employment, license applications, expunging records, etc.

What do you need to bring with you? The person being fingerprinted must bring a current and valid government issued photo identification (such as drivers license, DMV official ID, or passport) and a second piece of identification, both with a signature along with payment in the form of cash, check, or money order. Bring any correspondence, forms, fingerprint cards and envelopes you received from the employer or other agency requesting the fingerprints. Do not fill out any information on the fingerprint card, regardless of your instructions. We have a Livescan machine and will print your name and other information on the card along with your

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When can you have your fingerprints taken? We provide fingerprinting services to the public Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., all day Thursdays 8:30 to11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., and Fridays 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. We are closed on holidays and no appointments are necessary.

Where can you get your fingerprints taken? Lincoln County Sheriff ’s Office, 225 W. Olive St., Room 203,

fingerprints. If you were not provided a fingerprint card, we can provide one.

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The Delake Bridge washed out and was rebuilt several times due to storms, this time in the 1940s. This photograph and many more are available at the North Lincoln County Historical Museum and in the book, ‘Lincoln City and the Twenty Miracle Miles.’ Dates and names are given when they are known. If you have more information about this photo, contact Anne Hall at 541-996-6614. PHOTO COURTESY OF ANNE HALL AND THE NORTH LINCOLN COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

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VRD noting here that welcomes the vacation rental dwellings.” Jon Oksenholt told the planning commission limiting the use of the VRDs would lead to lawsuits against the City and discourage tourism. “People will simply go some place else,” said Oksenholt. Another person testified that Lincoln City has a national reputation as having tight restrictions on the operation of VRDs. “I think we have the controls in place to do a good job of overseeing,” he said. “I encourage you to use what you have. You have to seek balance.” The Planning Commission voted to review the public testimony and proposed ordinances at its Feb. 6 public meeting. The Commission will make recommendations to the City Council prior to the Council’s Feb. 10 public hearing. The new regulations include increased City inspections of the VRD’s to ensure public safety. Currently, the City only inspects the VRDs for smoke and carbon

before 9 p.m. Wallace was lodged at the Multnomah County Justice Center as a fugitive from justice based on an outstanding warrant out of Montana related to a robbery investigation. He waived extradition from Oregon and was expected to

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monoxide detectors. The proposed regulations also include a Yes/No zone clarifying where a VRD can and cannot be located in local neighborhoods. There are two other alternative ordinances in response to the VRD Consensus Committee, a group of citizens that looked at concerns and solutions to the VRDs. According to Lincoln City Community Development Director Richard Townsend, the

be returned to Montana this week. According to the Montana Standard, Undersheriff George Skuletich said he expects Wallace will face charges for the Dec. 30 robbery of Coins N Cards. Prosecutors allege Wallace and Johnson tied up the shop owner and stole cash and guns.

Newport Police Department is leading the multiagency investigation by the Lincoln County Major Crimes Team (MCT) in conjunction with the Lincoln County District Attorney’s Office into the events surrounding the Jan. 3, incident. Once the separate and mandatory investigation into the use of force by the

OSP trooper is completed by the Lincoln County MCT, it will be forwarded to the Lincoln County District Attorney’s Office for review. “We are still waiting for the full report,” said Michelle Branam, chief deputy at the Lincoln County District Attorney’s office. “We hope to have the review completed this week.” During the standoff, several surrounding businesses, including the Lincoln City Community Center, were locked down. Dozens of people were later released through back doors away from the danger of the standoff.

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Public Safety All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information printed is preliminary and subject to change.

Russell, born 1984, was arrested on DUII after a routine traffic stop at 2200 NE Hwy 101. Russell was cited and released from the Lincoln County Police Department, Tussell refused a cab. 10:59 p.m. Raymond Nelson, born 1971, was arrested after reports that he went into McDonalds stating that he was going to hurt himself. Officers found that Nelson had an outstanding warrant in Washington County. Nelson was transported to North Lincoln Hospital, officers are awaiting his release from the hospital to transport him to Lincoln County Jail.

Lincoln City Police Monday, Jan 6

6:44 p.m. Henry Cole Jr., born 1963, was arrested for violating a restraining order and transported to Lincoln County Jail. 10:15 p.m. Shane Merkley, born 1979, was arrested after reports were given to officers that he had been trying to break into a house on 14th Street and had earlier assaulted a woman in the home. Merkley was transported to Lincoln County Jail.

Saturday, Jan 11

12:49 a.m. Daryl Donat, born 1959, was arrested after Chinook Winds Security reported finding a possible drug substance. Officers found Donat to be in possession of meth and transported him to Lincoln County Jail. 4:27 a.m. A man staying at the D Sands Hotel requested medics and reported that he was trying to kill himself with alcohol. He was transported to North Lincoln Hospital by Medics. Officers found that he had been reported as missing from OHSU in Washington County. 2 p.m. Raymond Nelson, born 1971, was taken into custody from North Lincoln Hospital on an outstanding misdemeanors warrant out of Washington County and transported to Lincoln County Jail.

Tuesday, Jan 7

2:33 p.m. The missing person, Brian Martin, born 1957, was identified.

Wednesday, Jan 8

3:37 p.m. Gerald Bolton, born 1949 was found deceased in his trailer on SW 51st Street.

Thursday, Jan 9

9:18 a.m. Two juveniles were cited and released for disorderly conduct at Taft High School.

Friday, Jan 10

10:03 a.m. Two juveniles were referred to the Juvenile Department after a theft was reported at Taft High School. 7:24 p.m. Robert Stafford, born 1955, was arrested after his wife reported that he pushed her, causing injury. Stafford was transported to Lincoln County Jail. 11:45 p.m. Veronica

Moreno-Garcia, born 1984, was arrested on a Lincoln County misdemeanor warrant for probation violation. He was transported to Lincoln County Jail.

Monday, Jan 13

4:47 p.m. Kathryn Goodman, born 1951, was arrested for DUII. 6:23 p.m. a juvenile was taken into custody for shoplifting at Kenny’s IGA North. Juvenile was referred to the Juvenile Department and released to a parent.

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Obituary Franc Gaither

side, La Vallauris, Gene Autry Hotel, for Merv Griffin at his Givenchy Hotel & Spa and many other places throughout his 60 year career. Franc has albums including Raindays & Rainbows, I’m Old Fashion, and Breakfast with the Blues. Franc is survived by David deKapp, his Partner and Business Manager for 37 years, of Lincoln City. Franc’s twin Brothers, Larry & Jerry Gaither, Sister Bonita Gaither, Niece Jillene Johnson, Nephew Gareth Johnson and many other relatives all from Indiana. Franc was preceded in death by his Parents, Nephew Brent Stafford and Grandnephew, Jordon Johnson of Lincoln City and Indiana. No services will be held for Mr. Gaither as per requested. Arrangements are being made by ABC of Lincoln City. Memorial contributions can be made to your favorite charities.

Franc Gaither a resident of Lincoln City, Oregon, died on December 28, 2013 at the Evergreen Hospice House in Albany of 82 ½ years of age. Franc was born on May 27, 1931 in Washington, Indiana to Francis Gaither and Mamie McCain. Franc served in the Us Navy, and studied at Washington State University and M.I.T. He was a professional singer & pianist who performed in Seattle at The Edgewater Inn, on the Oregon Coast at Gracie’s, Salishan Lodge and the Side Door Cafe. He also played in Palm Springs, Melyvns Ingle-


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Walking with ‘toys’ leads to arrest On Jan. 8, at about 5:45 p.m., a Lincoln County Sheriff’s patrol deputy was leaving the east parking lot of the courthouse in a marked patrol vehicle when he saw a male walking east on the sidewalk of W. Olive Street in Newport carrying what appeared to be a military style semiautomatic rifle. The male continued walking east and grasped the rifle in both hands, pointed it in front of him, waved it over his head and then pointed it in the direction of passing motorists traveling on West Olive. The deputy stopped his patrol ve-

hicle and confronted the male at gunpoint. The male placed the rifle and a large fixed blade knife on the ground and was detained. The male was identified as 19-year-old Keir Skinner of Newport. According to the deputy, Skinner stated he was “walking with his toys” and wanted to see how far he would get. The rifle turned out to be a functional pellet gun resembling a real semiautomatic rifle. Skinner was lodged at the jail on one count of Disorderly Conduct in the first degree. His bail was set at $10,000.

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Taft High boys basketball coach Scott Henderson stops well short of saying it, but it’s the air between his players’ ears, not the air in the basketball, that remains his biggest concern as its Oregon West Conference opener, Tuesday, Jan. 21, against Stayton, approaches. “We are playing well physically, but the mental side of the game we are still learning and aren’t there yet,” the first-year Taft coach said following a 47-42 defeat at Estacada (4-7), Friday, Jan. 10, after opening the week with a 51-41 defeat at Scappoose

(5-6) on Tuesday, Jan. 7. “That is why we are losing the close ones.” The Tigers, 5-5, are scheduled to play Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 3-8 Astoria (past deadline) and Friday, Jan. 17, at 6-5 Yamhill-Carlton, before facing the Eagles (3-8) in the league opener at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Taft. “We need a great effort mentally and physically to be a good basketball team,” Henderson said. “We are working on getting better on the mental side and, with work, the kids will get there. “We know what are weaknesses are, and we are going to get better at them because the kids have the desire.”

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Junior Randy Herndon drives for the basket during Tuesday’s 10-point nonleague road loss to the Indians. KYLE BOGGS/FOR THE NEWS GUARD

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Youth swimmers make splash in Newberg meet JIM FOSSUM

Thirty swimmers, the largest contingent of athletes representing the Lincoln City Swim Club in a road competition in years, were led by four first-place finishes from 9-year-old Sam Cortes in a weekend age-group meet at Newberg. Cortes, who also placed second three times in his seven events, led the boys team to a third-place finish behind winning Tigard/Tualatin, which defeated Chehalem, 976-876.5 for the title. Lincoln City was third at 779.5, followed by McMinnville, 600; N.W. Blue Crush Aquatic Club, 477.5; Albany Aquatics, 432.5; Cascadia, 379; Sherwood Y Dragons, 274.5; Woodburn, 269.5; and the Tornadoes Swim Team, 250. Cortes’ older sister, Lizeth, a 15-year-old freshman at Taft High, was the only other multiple winner (100 freestyle, 200 backstroke) for Lincoln City, which placed seventh among the girls. Natalie Gates, 8, won the 25-yard backstroke for LCSC and posted two runner-up finishes. Taft High sophomores Justin Delfin and Dylan Mickelson, both 15, also had second-place finishes for LCSC in the 100 breast and 200 back, respectively. Chehalem edged Tigard/Tualatin, 1,105-1,080 to win the girls meet. Albany was third with 886 points, followed by McMinnville, 847; Sherwood, 701; Cascadia, 402; Lincoln City, 292; Tornadoes, 237; Woodburn, 193; and N.W. Blue Crush, 186. Scan with your smart phone

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The Lincoln City boys basketball team defeated Newport 56-48 Saturday, Jan. 11, to claim the Lincoln County Middle School A Division championship at the Lincoln City Community Center. The Lincoln City boys team, coached by Jason King and Bill Stempel, used eight points from Caleb King off effective ball-handling and distribution by Jack Stempel and Josh Salsbery for a 17-5 first-quarter lead, but Newport outscored Lincoln City 13-8 in the second quarter to close the gap to 25-18 at halftime. Newport outscored Lincoln City 16-12 in the third quarter to cut the margin to three, 37-34, before King, who scored a game-high 24 points, held Newport at bay with several key free throws down the stretch to help his team finish the season undefeated. Stempel scored 10 points for Lincoln City,

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Tigers drop two as league play awaits JIM FOSSUM

Taft High girls basketball coach Dan Mock knew his team would have its hands full Tuesday in a road game at Scappoose. He didn’t plan on things unraveling as easily just three days later, however, in another nonconference game at Estacada. The Tigers dropped both their games this week to fall to 4-7 with just two tune-up contests remaining before opening Class 4A Oregon West Conference play Tuesday, Jan. 21, at home against Stayton. “This was a night that could best be described by wondering what might have been,” Mock said following a 73-47 defeat to the Rangers (4-6) of the Tri-Valley Conference. “We were really anticipating this matchup, and I expected the game to be highly competitive and entertaining.” It was. For a half. The Rangers turned a five-point edge at intermission into 26-point victory going away with a pressing defense and uptempo offense. Throw in several circumstances beyond Taft’s control and it’s not difficult to see what the Tigers were up against. “There were a number of unfortunate events leading into the game that played a huge role in the course of

breaking it,” Mock said. “As the second half wore on, and all of the varying circumstances reared their proverbial heads, Estacada pulled away.” Essentially, two Taft starters played the entire game, and some girls played minutes they typically wouldn’t have. “By the middle of the fourth quarter, we were totally out of gas, and the game really got away from us on the scoreboard,” Mock said. Mock expected as much three nights earlier against the Class 4A Indians (4-6) of the Cowapa Conference. After using first-teamers sparingly in the first half, Scappoose turned a five-point advantage into a 35-point rout by game’s end. “I knew coming in that Scappoose would be the biggest challenge we had faced to date,” Mock said following the 54-19 defeat. “They had advantages in their height, athleticism and overall

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Senior Taylor Adams drives in against Scappoose in a road game Friday. KYLE BOGGS/ FOR THE NEWS GUARD

how it was played and the final outcome,” Mock said. Junior starting post Katie McCardell was out with an elbow injury and a second starter was lost to concussion-related issues just prior to the start of the game. Her replacement fouled out early in the third quarter. Another substitute took a hit to the head and had to leave the game after only about a minute and a half with concussion-like symptoms. The Rangers took off running.

“We handled their press OK, but failed to capitalize on some of the lay-in opportunities that resulted from

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Tigers prep for home meet JIM FOSSUM

Justin Delfin and Eli Shott won races in two meets last week to lead the Taft High swim team in competition leading up to a home meet Thursday, Jan. 16, at the Lincoln City Community Center pool. Delfin and Shott were the

only Tigers to win events Friday, Jan. 10, in a meet at Sweet Home. Delfin, a sophomore, won the 100-yard butterfly, and Shott, a senior, won the 100yard breaststroke. Delfin won the same event Tuesday, Jan. 7, in a four-way meet in Newport, while Shott won the 50 free. Cortez, a freshman, won


the 100 backstroke and 200yard individual medley Tuesday, while Garding, a sophomore, won the 100 breast and 200 free. Sophomore Makayla Martin won the 100 free. The Tigers, swimming with just three girls and five boys, placed third at Sweet Home and fourth with just four girls and six boys in the makeup meet at Newport. Taft swam Friday without


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freshman Sam Shott and sophomore Shawna Harskjold, who were sick. “We swam the whole meet in only an hour and a half,” coach Lissa Parker said. “It was a hard workout.” The Tigers’ home meet Thursday is scheduled for 3:15 p.m. at the Community Center, 2150 N.E. Oar Place.

in the second half, as we struggled to execute our offense and make shots.” Taft returned to the court Tuesday, Jan. 14 (past deadline), for a nonleague road game against Astoria (2-8) of the 4A Cowapa Conference, and plays at Cowapa Conference member Yamhill-Carlton (0-10) Friday, Jan. 17.

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Teena Nelson, Driftwood’s “Story Lady” loves to connect with children and adults through the stories she reads during story time at the library.


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the voice of a story to help engage a listener. So much opens up to a child when one is able to travel in the rich detail of good stories.” - Teena Nelson, Driftwood Library Story Lady

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he is perhaps the only person allowed to scream, screech and chatter in the Driftwood Public Library and Teena Nelson loves doing just that. “It is a good thing I can close the doors to the children’s room,” said Nelson. “Our loudest moments are with instruments, marching around the room. I encourage loud and soft, big voices and small voices.” Nelson is the Driftwood Public Library’s youth services coordinator and affectionately known as “the Story Lady.” She’s been conducting reading JEREMY C. RUAR/THE NEWS GUARD sessions for children since 2001. Teena Nelson engages each child during the reading sessions at the Drift- And Nelson gets into character


It’s not just reading, Teena Nelson uses puppets and sings to the children See LIBRARY Page B3 during story time.

wood Public Library.

Music to chase away the winter blues The Oregon Coast Recorder Society (OCRS) will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at St. Peter the Fisherman Lutheran Church, 1226 S.W. 13th Street in Lincoln City. Proceeds will benefit the Lincoln City Food Pantry. The group will offer its trademark variety of music, old and new, from medieval and renaissance pieces through Beethoven,

ragtime, blues and boogie. OCRS musicians play several sizes of recorder, plus viola da gamba, gemshorn, cello, violin, guitar and percussion. Lost in Time, the OCRS trio, will perform “Benedictus” by renaissance composer Heinrich Isaac and selections from “24 FiguSee RECORDERS, Page B2

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Oregon Coast Recorder Society performs this Sunday in Lincoln City.

The sixth annual Crab Krack to raise funds for renovations at the Pacific Maritime & Heritage Center of the Lincoln County Historical Society will be held at 4 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 19, at the Best Western Agate Beach Inn in

Newport. Local Dungeness crab will be provided by Newport’s seafood processing plants, fishermen and Pacific Shrimp. Dinner will include a whole crab, various side dishes and an array of desserts,

along with a no-host bar. “Past Forward” will play nostalgic jazz from the 1920s through the 1960s. There will also be a silent and oral auction for items See CRAB, Page B3


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Along Garden Paths

By Karen Brown

Winter is for dreaming Winter at the Coast means days of rain and wind, interspersed with unbelievable sunshine, and cold noses and ears whenever the sky is clear. It’s a perfect time to cozy up indoors and enjoy those seed catalogs that arrive in your mailbox, or take some time with the Internet to learn more about what’s new and exciting in the world of gardening. I know that most of you don’t actually start most of your flowers from seed, and there are so many improved varieties now that are grown by tissue culture and sold as sturdy transplants that it is hardly worth the effort anyway. But you do need to know how to treat the various kinds that you might decide to try this year. And you do need to sort out those that will tolerate a cool climate from the heat lovers. Those of us that love to grow vegetables, however, are entranced by seed catalog descriptions and the promise of improved yields, earlier crops and more disease resistance. We depend on seed catalog listings to help us locate those that are happy with a short growing season, and can tolerate a slow, cool start. I’ve already made myself a nice list of vegetable choices, which I will refine and edit several more times before I actually send an order. Many of our favorite vegetables can only be grown from seed, so we do get to dream and plan ahead for the summer’s bounty, and then locate the magic seeds to make it happen. On the sunny days when you just have to take a walk, watch for the earliest blooms on snowdrops, primroses, hellebores, witch hazel and some rather confused azaleas and other shrubs. In spite of the cold snap early in December, there might be blooms to be seen already. Soon the earliest tiny bulbs, such as crocus, will also begin to show growth and then before long some blooms. Spring won’t be here quite yet, but we always feel optimistic when we see these. Meanwhile, you can expect to find some twigs to pick up after every windy storm, and if larger branches have broken, prune the ragged stubs on a calm day. Make clean cuts next to the trunk or branch from which they came. Allow the resulting cut to dry naturally. Pruning paint has been proven to do more harm than good. Heavy rains will show you if you have some areas with poor drainage, or where the grade needs to be improved to channel water in the proper direction. Plan to fill the low spots and correct the runoff channels which may not have been visible until needed by excess rainfall. December’s cold probably has killed some of the more tender plants in your collection, but if you hope to save them, don’t do anything about removing them until much later in the spring. I have many times been surprised to find new growth arising from the roots of something that I was sure wouldn’t live through the winter. You will have to replace your geraniums, however, if they were unprotected outdoors. Look at it as an opportunity to try something new, or to acquire fresh vigorous plants to fill the spaces. In walking around our property, I don’t see many shrubs that suffered from the cold. It is better to wait to prune these until new growth begins so you can see exactly where to cut. Always cut to just above an outward facing bud or sprout, to keep new growth from crowding the center of the plant. This promotes good air circulation that helps prevent disease. Enjoy the slower pace of winter, when nothing in the garden really has to be done immediately, and you have time to think and plan and dream. Karen Brown can be reached at

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Civic Meetings Calendar Lincoln City City Council meets at 6 p.m., the second and fourth Monday each month at the Lincoln City City Hall 801 S. Highway 101 3rd floor. 541-996-1203. Depoe Bay City Council meets at 7 p.m., the first and third Tuesday each month at 570 S.E. Shell Ave. 541-7652361. The Newport City Council meets on the first and third Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at 169 S.W. Coast Highway. 541-574-0603. The Waldport City Council meets on the second Thursday of each month at 2 p.m. at 125 Alsea Highway. 541-2647417. The Lincoln City Rotary meets on Wednesday at noon Salishan Spa and Golf Resort at

On Going Events For the latest on events at the Lincoln City Senior Center, call 541-557-1588. Alcoholics Anonymous speaker meeting meets at 7 p.m. on the second Saturday of every month. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. at Lutheran Church, 1226 S.W. 3rd. Street in Lincoln City. All are welcomed to attend. Relaxing and Re-Creating Yogo Therapy 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. each Monday at The Portal Center, 1424 S.E. 51st St. in Lincoln City. For details, call 541-3518461. Silence and Sharing 4:30 p.m. each Tuesday at The Portal Center, 1424 S.E. 51st St. in Lincoln City. For details, call 541-3518461. Learning to Meditate 5:30 p.m. each Wednesday at The Portal Center, 1424 S.E. 51st St. in Lincoln City. For details, call 541-3518461. Beachtown Toastmasters meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month from noon to l:15 p.m. in the community room of Driftwood Library in Lincoln City All are welcome and encouraged to attend if you are interested in honing your public speaking and leadership skills in a supportive, educational and fun environment. For more details, call Diane Flansburg at 503-504-1830. The Warm and Fuzzies Project is collecting new warm socks, gloves, hats, scarves for children and adults of all ages. Call 541996-4555 for information and collection locations. Salmon River Grange Bingo 6 p.m. each Thursday. Food and prizes. 541994-5146

7760 N. Highway 101 Gleneden Beach. The Lincoln City Chamber of Commerce Luncheon Forum is held on the second Friday and fourth Tuesday of the month. Call for details and location, 541-994-3070. The Lincoln City Kiwanis Club meets on Thursday in the banquet room below Mist Restaurant at Surftides at 2945 NW Jetty Ave. The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meets each Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. Lincoln County Court House Rm. 108 at 225 West Olive St. 541-265-4100. The Lincoln County School District Board meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Call 541-265-9211 for meeting locations Overeaters Anonymous meets from 9:3010:30 a.m. Saturday at The Fisherman Lutheran Church, 1226 SW 13th Street across from Tanger Factory Outlet Mall. Contact: Tammy at 541-9218241 or visit newcomers Overeaters Anonymous meets from 5:306:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday at the Newport Senior Center, 20 S.E. 2nd Street, upstairs in the library. Contact: Pat 541351-1133 or visit http:// Panther Creek Community breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon the first Sunday of each month at the Panther Creek Community Center, 655 Wayside Loop in Otis. Adults $5.50, Children under 11 $3. For details, call 541-996-9261.

Wednesday, Jan. 15 Job Fair from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Siletz Public Library meeting room, 243 W. Buford. For details, call 541-444-3346.

Thursday, Jan. 16 “Things My Mother Taught Me” 7:30 p.m. at Theatre West, 3536 S.W. Highway 101. Tickets $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students, $8 for children 12 and under. Call 541-994-5663. All crafters and those who wish to be are invited to the Panther Creek Senior and Community Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Center is located on Wayside Loop in Otis. Bring your favorite crafts, ideas and suggestions for our crafty group. Some supplies are available and refreshments will be served. For additional information, call 541-9942656.

Saturday, Jan. 18 The Artistry in Wood Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Chinook Winds Casino Resort at 1777 N .W. 44 Street in Lincoln City. Free. “Things My Mother Taught Me” 7:30 p.m. at Theatre West, 3536 S.W. Highway 101. Tickets $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students, $8 for children 12 and under. Call 541-994-5663. The Lincoln City Cultural Center presents an evening of bluegrass, Americana and blues from Slipshod at 7 p.m. at the Center, 540 NE Hwy. 101. Call 994-9994 for tickets and details.

Sunday, Jan. 19 It’s indoor fun and buying at the Farmers and Crafters Indoor Market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 N.E. Highway 101. Call 994-9994 for information. The Artistry in Wood Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Chinook Winds Casino Resort at 1777 N.W. 44 Street in Lincoln City. Free. Oregon Coast Recorder Society at 3 p.m. at St. Peter the Fisherman Lutheran Church, 1226 S.W. 13th Street in Lincoln City. For details call 541-996-1228.

Monday, Jan. 20 Bodacious Beach Beauties meet at 1:30 p.m. at the Wildflower Restaurant, 4250 N. Highway 101 in Lincoln City. Call 541994-6902 or 541-992-3399 for reservations.

Tuesday, Jan. 21 Coffee with Lincoln City Mayor Dick Anderson, Java Depot Coffee, 4085 N.W. Logan Rd. at the Safeway Center.

Friday, Jan. 24 Benefit Art Auction, Reception 5:30 to 7 p.m. at The Portal Center, 1424 S.E. 51st St. in Lincoln City. For details, call 541-3518461.

Saturday, Jan. 25 Intuition and Psychic Awareness workgroup 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at The Portal Center, 1424 S.E. 51st St. in Lincoln City. $30 suggested donation. For details, call 541-351-8461. Riberbend Players Dinner Theatre presents Check Please at 7:30 p.m. at the Lincoln City Cultural

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rations” by Paul Ashford, a composer active in the 1940s and early ‘50s. Following the performance, the audience will have an opportunity to take a closer look at some unusual instruments and talk with players. Donations of nonperishable food items, checks or cash will be accepted as admission. The OCRS rehearses every week and is open to

recorder players or other musicians interested in early music. OCRS, the first chapter of the American Recorder Society in Oregon, was founded in 1992 by a small group of recorder enthusiasts on the Central Oregon Coast. The chapter has 19 members who come from communities all over western Lincoln County. For more information, call 541 961-1228 or visit

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Center, 540 N.E. Highway 101. For details, call 541994.9994.

Sunday, Jan. 26 Farmers and Crafters Indoor Market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 N.E. Highway 101. Call 994-9994 for information. Coffee Concert 3 p.m. at the Lincoln City Cultural Center 540 N.E. Highway 101. Call 541-994-9994 for details. Neskowin Chamber Music presents Grammy nominated pianist Andus Zlabys at 3 p.m. at Campus Winema. For details, call 503-965-6499.

Wednesday, Jan. 29 The Roads End Sanitary District Board will hold a joint meeting with the Roads End Water District Board from 10 a.m. - noon at the Roads End Sanitary building located at 1812 N.E. 64th Street to discuss issues regarding terminating operations.

Thursday, Jan. 30 Coffee with Lincoln City Mayor Dick Anderson 8:30 a.m. at Pacific Grid Coffee, 4741 S.W. Highway 101 in the Taft District. Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys 7 p.m. Lincoln City Cultural Center. 540 N.E. Highway 101. Call 541-9959994 for tickets.

Friday, Jan. 31 Rock On a fundraiser for the Siletz Bay Music Festival 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 N.E. Highway 101. $75 per person. For details call 541-992-1131 or visit

Saturday, Feb 1 Celebrate the Children benefit dance and auction 6 to 11 p.m. at Best Western Agate Beach Hotel, 3019 N. Coast Highway in Newport. This is a benefit for the Children’s Advocacy Center. For details call, 541-5740841.

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Wednesday, Feb. 5 Alzheimer’s and other Dementia support group for caregivers 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital 3043

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The Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Lakeview Senior Living, 2690 N.E. Yacht Ave. in Lincoln City. For more details, call 541-994-7400.

Saturday, Feb. 8 Be Jeweled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Newport Shilo Inn and Suites, 565 S.W Elizabeth. A fundraiser for the Lincoln County Food Share. For more information, call 541-265-8578 or visit

Sunday, Feb. 9 Go inside out of the elements for the Lincoln City Farmers and Crafters Indoor Market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 N.E. Highway 101. Call 994-9994 for information.

Monday, Feb. 10 Coffee with Lincoln City Mayor Dick Anderson and Lincoln City Police Chief Keith Kilian at 8:30 a.m. at Strung Out on Beads & Coffee, 1343 N.W. 13th St. in the Oceanlake District.

Wednesday Feb. 12 Ostomy support group from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital Education Conference Room, 3043 NE 28th St. Lincoln City. This support group offers an open and welcoming atmosphere to ask questions, share experiences and learn from each other. For more details, call 541-557-6484.

Saturday, Feb. 22 NW Dental Van from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lincoln City Community Center, 2150 N.E. Oar Place. Dental work for all uninsured, homeless. For appointments, call Nancy at Dr, Bob’s Health Centre at 541-614-1515.

Operation Care Package annual Spaghetti Feed from noon to 5 p.m. at the Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 N.E. Highway 101, to raise money to send care packages overseas to the troops. There will also be a raffle and silent auction held during the day. For more details, contact Dorothy Bishop at 541-7652297.

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with each book, using her whole body, oral expressions, songs, and even puppets to help engage each child. “There are so many beautiful children’s books and different ways of presenting them,” said Nelson. “I love to sing and I incorporate sound into the voice of a story to help engage a listener. So much opens up to a child when one is able to travel in the rich detail of good stories. Literacy begins at birth. Sound, touch, sight, sharing and repeating all help a child to the written/spoken word.” Nelson moved to Oregon in 1979. She’s taught in private preschools in Port Orford and Toledo, volunteered at Siletz Library, became courier to Lincoln County Library District, and was a temporary clerk for three of the five Lincoln County Library District libraries until hired at Driftwood in 2001. Nelson enjoys engaging both the children and the parents at the reading sessions. “I enjoy entertaining at all levels,” she said. “The more parents are engaged, the more children learn from them and appreciate the joy of storytelling.” But Nelson acknowledges that a child’s attention span is often fleeting. “I switch up storytelling with song, puppets, flannel stories, finger plays, dance and marching to keep their attention,” said Nelson. “I so enjoy looking up and seeing a focus return when I sing a book.” Nelson said her favorite book is one that helps her connect with the children and adults. “I always have begun story times with the David A. Carter pop up book “Happy and You Know It” because It sings, it engages, it moves and it’s simple,” she said. “I love bright-colored pages with short text for the youngest children – I Went Walking, by Sue Williams for instance. For the 3- to 5-year-olds, I love repeating, rhyming texts with humor and lessons. Mr. Gumpy’s Outing by John Burningham lends itself to puppets, a play, a flannel story and a tea party.” Nelson also uses a special chair set inside the children’s section of the library during her reading events. “The story chair was found in the Ryan Gallery in 1991. Funds were raised by Friends of the Library to pur-

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6:30 p.m. Tuesday Science Time (puppet show on second Tuesday) 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Thursday Story readings 1:30 Friday Spanish and English story readings 10:30 a.m. second and fourth Saturday Toddler story time chase it for the storytellers.” Lincoln City mom, Liz Menke, said she enjoys bringing her three young daughters, Paloma, 3, Maddie, 5, and Lucie, 1, to the library to listen to Nelson. “Teena is a great storyteller,” said Menke. “The reading sessions are a great outing and interactive for my children.” Menke said her family has a love for reading and Nelson helps encourage that love among the children she reads to. “Reading and storytelling opens their imagination and builds creativity,” said Menke. “This is a main gateway for my children to learn and to grown their imagination.” Driftwood Library Director Kirsten BrodbeckKenney calls Nelson the library’s dynamo. “I worked as a children’s librarian in Philly (Philadelphia) for years, and what amazes me about Teena is that her normal work week is one that would have been considered ‘a really busy week’ by our standards,” said Brodbeck-Kenney. “She is a dynamo, and she’s constantly working to figure out new ways to connect kids with reading. “Teena has also been instrumental in founding and securing funding for different programs that serve kids in the community, like Books to Babies, which uses state Ready to Read grant funding and funds from the Friends of Driftwood Public Library to provide a free book of their own to babies and toddlers.” Nelson conducts the readings each month on Tuesdays, Thursdays and the second and fourth Saturdays. To learn more about Driftwood’s children’s reading program, call Nelson at 541-996-1258.

In My Own Words: The Artistry in Woods Show By John Larsell

Editors Note: The News Guard is introducing a new feature called In My Own Words. Community members write the stories about projects or events they are involved with. The stories will appear periodically. This first article comes from John Larsell, who tells us about his love for woodcarving as part of this weekend’s annual wood carver’s show at Chinook Winds Casino Resort in Lincoln City. Working with wood appealed to me for a variety of reasons. My hobbies always included doing something with my hands. I went to the woodcarving show and saw such a variety of woodwork; I knew I could find something I would like. I took one of the free classes and with the instructors help, I carved a lighthouse! OK, they cut the shape, but I did some work. It is 3 inches tall and I painted it at home. What appeals to me is the wide variety of styles and skill levels. No matter what I try, from rustic to painting, it is never boring. The carvers are the most helpful people I have met. Just ask and they will share their years of experience or show you how it is done. It really speeds up the learning curve. Tools, I love tools. I have more tools each year.

But, you can saw, carve or whittle. You could do a lot with just a knife. The free show and carving classes are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at Chinook Winds Casino Resort’s convention center in Lincoln City. This is one of the largest woodcarving events in the Northwest and our 22nd year. This year’s theme is Native American, and our featured carver is Lonnie Accord from Seaview, Wash. There are lots of wood styles to see: caricature, Santas, lifelike, wildlife, scroll saw, wood turning and more. You can spend a lot of time on a carv-


The Artistry in Wood Show runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Chinook Winds Casino Resort, 1777 N.W. 44th Street in Lincoln City. ing or carve one fairly quickly. It depends on what you want to do. You can see all of this at the show. It is worth the time and we are a friendly group. This event showcases the actual work by the artist.

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including trips, furniture, quilts, artwork, tools and gift baskets. Newport has a long love affair with the Dungeness crab. In 1938, with an abundance of crab and a need for tourists, the town started a Crab Festival, giving away the delicacies by the thousands. During the first Crab Festival, 25,000 people visited Newport for the free

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Tickets for the Crab Krack can be purchased at the Burrows House and Pacific Maritime & Heritage Museums. Cost for members is $40 per person, non-members $45. Memberships start as low as $20 a year. For more information, to purchase tickets or reserve a table for eight, call the Lincoln County Historical Society at 541-265-7509.

• 4 p.m. Jan. 19 • Best Western Agate Beach Inn 3019 N. Coast Highway Newport • 541-265-7509 lunch. The festival ended in 1951 with a big bang: 38 cases of crabs were shipped

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torical Society is a nonprofit organization that operates the Burrows House Museum located at 545 S.W. Ninth Street in Newport and the Pacific Maritime & Heritage Center at 333 S.E. Bay Blvd. in Newport. Admission to the Burrows House is by donation. Admission to the Pacific Maritime & Heritage Center is $5 for adults, $3 for children 3 through 12. Members are free. Both museums are open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday.

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NG14-004 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF OREGON FOR THE COUNTY OF LINCOLN Probate Department In the Matter of the Estate of: EDWARD T. POST, Deceased. Case No. 133630 NOTICE TO INTERESTED PERSONS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that MARY I. POST has been appointed personal representative. All persons having claims against the estate are required to present them, with vouchers attached, to Personal Representative, MARY I. POST, at the address below, 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 attorneys for the personal representative. ADDRESS FOR P E R S O N A L REPRESENTATIVE: Mary I. Post c/o Attorney Alan K. Andrews, OSB #900367 Andrews Cramer & Ersoff 2015 NW 39th St., Suite 201 Lincoln City, OR 97367 DATED and first published: January 15, 2014 /s/ David V. Cramer DAVID V. CRAMER, OSB #992479 Attorney for Personal Representative NG14-001 Devil’s Lake Storage LLC located at 1645 SE East Devil’s Lake Road is holding 3 auctions on Saturday January 25th starting at 10 am. The following tennants have defaulted on their storages: Tami Garrett unit B-61 Bill Weitzel unit E-206 Daniel Roberts unit B-57 The property being sold is to satisfy a landlord’s lien.

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Reference is made to that certain deed made by TABITHA ROBERDS, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN. as Grantor to PATRICK R. BERG., as trustee, in favor of MORTGAGE E L E C T R O N I C R E G I S T R AT I O N SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR FIRST MORTGAGE C O R P O R AT I O N , A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION D/B/A FIRST MORTGAGE CORPORATION OF CALIFORNIA, as Beneficiary, dated 12/17/2009, recorded 01/05/2010, in official records of Lincoln County, Oregon, in book / reel / volume number fee / file / instrument / microfile / reception number 2010-00083, , covering the following described real property situated in said County and State, to wit: APN: 06-10-33-AC-0340000 LOT 3, BLOCK 1, ECHO MOUNTAIN PARK SUBDIVISION, LINCOLN COUNTY, OREGON. MAKE: BENDIX MODEL: BC24-60 YEAR: 1979 SERIAL # MD2062 A & B/ORE 051230/ ORE 051229 WIDTH LENGTH: 60X24 Commonly known as: 58 North Yodel Lane , OTIS, OR 97368 Both the beneficiary and the trustee have elected to sell the said real property to satisfy the obligations secured by said trust deed and notice has been recorded pursuant to Section 86.735(3) of Oregon Revised Statutes: the default for which the foreclosure is made is the grantors: The installments of principal and interest which became due on 12/1/2012, and all subsequent installments of principal and interest through the date of this Notice, plus amounts that are due for late charges, delinquent property taxes, insurance premiums, advances made on senior liens, taxes and/or insurance, trustee’s fees, and any attorney fees and court costs arising from or associated with the beneficiaries efforts to protect and preserve its security, all of which must be


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to the beneficiary of the entire amount then due (other than such portion of said principal as would not then be due had no default occurred), together with the costs, trustee’s and attorney’s fees and curing any other default complained of in the Notice of Default by tendering the performance required under the obligation or trust deed, at any time prior to five days before the date last set for sale. For Sale Information Call: 714573-1965 or Login to: www.priorityposting. com. In construing this notice, the masculine gender includes the feminine and the neuter, the singular includes plural, the word “grantor” includes any successor in interest to the grantor as well as any other persons owing an obligation, the performance of which is secured by said trust deed, the words “trustee” and “beneficiary” include their respective successors in interest, if any. Pursuant to Oregon Law, this sale will not be deemed final until the Trustee’s deed has been issued by Quality Loan Service Corporation of Washington. If there are any irregularities discovered within 10 days of the date of this sale, that the trustee will rescind the sale, return the buyer’s money and take further action as necessary. If the sale is set aside for any reason, including if the Trustee is unable to convey title, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the monies paid to the Trustee. This shall be the Purchaser’s sole and exclusive remedy. The purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Trustor, the Trustee, the Beneficiary, the Beneficiary’s Agent, or the Beneficiary’s

NG13-139 This is an action for Judicial Foreclosure of real property commonly known as 285 SE Waldport Heights Drive, Waldport, OR 97394. A motion or answer must be given to the court clerk or administrator within 30 days of the date of first publication specified herein along with the required filing fee. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF OREGON FOR THE COUNTY OF LINCOLNNATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC DBA CHAMPION


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____, 2013 PITE DUNCAN, LLP By: Tracy J. Frazier, OSB #107125 (503) 222-2026 (503) 222-2260 (Facsimile) tfrazier@piteduncan. com Rochelle L. Stanford, OSB #062444 (619) 326-2404 (858) 412-2608 (Facsimile) rstanford@piteduncan. com Pite Duncan, LLP 621 SW Morrison Street, Suite 425 Portland, OR 97205 Of Attorneys for Plaintiff NOTICE TO D E F E N D A N T / DEFENDANTS READ THESE PAPERS CAREFULLY You must “appear” in this case or the other side will win automatically. To “appear” you must file with the court a legal paper called a “motion” or “answer”. The “motion” or “answer”must be given to the court clerk or administrator within 30 days (or 60 days for Defendant United States or State of Oregon Department of Revenue) along with the required filing fee. It must be in proper form and have proof of service on the plaintiff’s attorney or, if the plaintiff does not have an attorney, proof of service on the plaintiff. If you have questions, you should see an attorney immediately. If you need help in finding an attorney, you may contact the Oregon State Bar’s Lawyer Referral Service online at www.oregonstatebar. org or by calling (503) 684-3763 (in the Portland metropolitan area) or toll-free elsewhere in Oregon at (800) 452-7636.

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Attorney. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holder’s rights against the real property only. THIS OFFICE IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations. Dated: 12/19/2013 Quality Loan Service Corporation of Washington, as trustee Michael Dowell, Assistant Secretary Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington c/o Quality Loan Service Corp 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 For Non-Sale Information: Quality Loan Service Corp. of Washington c/o Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619645-7711 Fax: 619-6457716 P1075946 1/1, 1/8, 1/15, 01/22/2014


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paid as a condition of reinstatement, including all sums that shall accrue through reinstatement or pay-off. Nothing in this notice shall be construed as a waiver of any fees owing to the Beneficiary under the Deed of Trust pursuant to the terms of the loan documents. Monthly Payment $841.00 Monthly Late Charge $42.05 By this reason of said default the beneficiary has declared all obligations secured by said deed of trust immediately due and payable, said sums being the following, to wit: The sum of $103,842.20 together with interest thereon at the rate of 6.0000 per annum from 11/1/2012 until paid; plus all accrued late charges thereon; and all trustee’s fees, foreclosure costs and any sums advanced by the beneficiary pursuant to the terms of said deed of trust. Whereof, notice hereby is given that Quality Loan Service Corporation of Washington, the undersigned trustee will on 4/25/2014 at the hour of 10:00 AM , Standard of Time, as established by section 187.110, Oregon Revised Statutes, at At the main entrance to the Lincoln County courthouse, 225 W. Olive Street, Newport, OR 97365 County of Lincoln, 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 execution by him of the said trust deed, together with any interest which the grantor or his successors in interest acquired after the execution of said trust deed, 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 section 86.753 of Oregon Revised Statutes has the right to have the foreclosure proceeding dismissed and the trust deed reinstated by payment

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