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Opponents of Lincoln City’s annexation of Roads End have notified the City of court action to block the annexation. “They have reactivated a case in Lincoln County Circuit Court and are asking for a stay in the annexation,” said David Hawker, Lincoln City city manager. “They just want to halt the annexation. This is just one more action that we will be defending.” Hawker said the City was continuing services to Roads End, including lowering water and sewer rates, pending a hearing before the Circuit Court in August. “They (Roads End property owners) are now in the City and we are treating them as such,” said Hawker. Mike Marshall, Roads End Sanitary District office manager, said the court action was necessary. “We need some injunctive relief,” said Marshall. “We believe the City’s annexation ordinance had significant problems resulting in insufficient consent. We have asked the

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Thirty bull riders attempted to conquer ornery livestock Sunday, July 14, at the Lincoln County Fair and Rodeo, but just two succeeded in negotiating the eight-second ride. The roughness of their escapades is depicted on Page A8.

Lake Road flooding fix, fish help planned JEREMY C. RUARK The News Guard

WEEKLY OUTLOOK The dry spell should continue. Fortunately, humidity and fog keep the urban forest fire danger low on the Coast. It’s still best to keep a fire break around buildngs. Expect some sun on the weekend. Weather data provided by Roads End Weather Watcher Sheridan Jones

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Volunteers will be using this fall to help coho salmon cross East Devils Lake Road

Timing, money and volunteers are the critical elements of plans to resolve annual flooding along East Devils Lake Road that pose dangers to motorists and fish. High water frequently floods the roadway that runs along Devils Lake in Lincoln City, challenging drivers, triggering complaints about water-damaged vehicles, and forcing migrating salmon to

cross the pavement from one portion of a nearby channel to the other. The road is closed when the flooding becomes dangerous. Steve Hodge, Lincoln County assistant public works director, said the latest flooding is caused by movement of soil from slides that wash into the nearby creek, rising of the surrounding wetland and the slowly sinking roadway. “Where we use to have a channel that took the water out to the lake, the water

now kind of sheet-flows and it takes longer to drain the area,” said Hodge. “The good news is it creates a wonderful habitat for coho salmon. That is a good thing. The bad thing is the water continues to spill up over the roadway.” Lincoln County continues to seek grants to help fund long-term improvements to the roadway to resolve the flooding and maintain the salmon habitat. The See LAKE ROAD, Page A5

Local boys become young men through scouting program JIM FOSSUM The News Guard

Few mottos seem more apropos than that of the Boy Scouts of America: Be Prepared. Perhaps no organization better prepares its members for the future than Boy Scouts. Not one, but two troops, are preparing boys locally to become young men keen on adjusting to — and conquering — the difficult, unpredictable world that awaits. Nowhere was that more evident than last spring, when local scout Alex Getty attained scouting’s ultimate achievement — the rank of Eagle Scout. Getty’s legacy as a member of a troop affiliated with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) is indicative of the impact participation in scouting can have on young men. “Achieving Eagle Scout for anybody is a huge accomplishment,” said Lincoln City Police Lt. Jerry Palmer, who volunteers largely with older boys 15 to 18 on an adventure team to see that they fulfill their scouting requirements. “The gen-

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eral rule is about one out of 100 young men who start in the scouting program reach that rank.” Getty achieved scouting’s grand prize through his participation in one of two local troops, one led by Scoutmaster Roy Cabal and assistant Jerimy Colbert and Getty’s troop, which is associated with LDS and led, in part, by local doctor Dean Orton and directly overseen by LDS Bishop Bill Zollinger. In his march up the ranks from Tenderfoot, Second Class, First Class, Star, Life and Eagle, Getty found culinary work to be his forte. He discovered a fondness for cooking, which he parlayed into a role as leader of the Taft High Culinary Club and a job at the Nelscott Cafe. “Becoming an Eagle is very labor intensive,” Palmer said. “You have to be committed to it, and you have to be very involved in your community, show leadership skills, communication skills and be able to set goals to achieve that rank. It’s one of the few things a young man can do besides getting a high school diploma that’s recognized among businesses and

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Texas cyclists pedal to cure cancer JIM FOSSUM The News Guard

As Bucky Ribbeck led a pack of 22 cyclists into the parking lot at St. Peter the Fisherman Lutheran Church last Wednesday evening, his message was clear. Ribbeck, and about 20 fellow students from the University of Texas, had just ridden a taxing 70 miles through hilly Oregon highways and side streets on a 4,000-mile trek from the school’s campus in Austin to Alaska. Asked why, he said, succinctly, “Because we all hate cancer and want to do something about it.” Sick of being sick — or seeing people who are — Ribbeck, himself a cancer survivor, is leader of a determined group of bicyclists partaking in the world’s longest annual charity bike ride. “The one thing we always say is we hope we’re the last people who ever do this ride because that means cancer is done, over with, and we did our part to end it,” Ribbeck said. “We all do this ride with hopes that whatever money we raise, whatever hope, knowledge and charity we can spread, it has done something to end cancer.”

Part of the LIVESTRONG Texas 4000 cycling endurance team, the energetic yet exhausted group of riders rolled through Lincoln City on July 10, just 40 days after departing from Austin on its final destination of Anchorage. “We’re all young college kids and we take what we have — our bodies and our passion — and we put it towards something that we really care about and that’s ending cancer,” Ribbeck said. A total of 69 riders — separated into three groups on 4,000-mile-plus routes called the Sierra, Rockies, and Ozarks and pedaling for 70 days with little time out of the saddle — have raised $450,000 of a $600,000 goal to help stem the spread of the world’s most dreadful disease. “Everyone has their story,” Ribbeck said. “We have two survivors on our team. I’m one of them, but we have people who have lost family members. We have people who have lost friends. And, we have people who haven’t directly been affected by cancer but have been touched in some way, shape or form. Cancer is everywhere and everyone is touched by it.” Up at 6 o’clock most days and on the road by 8, the riders

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Members of the LIVESTRONG Texas 4000 cycling endurance team from the University of Texas stop in Lincoln City on Wednesday, July 10, en route to Anchorage, Alaska, and their goal of raising $600,000 in the fight against cancer. rest every 20 miles or so before stopping at various host sites such as St. Peter the Fisherman Church, where they are fed and have a place to crash for the night. “We ride a lot and we eat a lot and we never have second thoughts about dessert,” Ribbeck said. “Hey, it’s the longest annual charity bike ride in the world. Everything’s bigger in Texas.” Besides trying to beat

cancer, the camaraderie riders develop is the most rewarding accomplishment, Ribbeck said. “Wherever you have a team working together toward a common goal, whether it’s championships or ending cancer, it brings everyone together,” he said. “This group has just been amazing. We’re so tight-knit. These guys and gals are family now. We go through a lot

together and that strengthens the bonds we already have.” While in Lincoln City, the team shared hope and knowledge with friends and family before continuing on their summer-long journey. The undergraduate and graduate students will brave rain, sleet and wind and extreme high and low temperatures as they pedal uphill and down in the fight against cancer.

Along their journey, riders volunteer at community events, visit with cancer survivors, patients, caregivers and family members and make educational presentations about cancer prevention and detection. They also take time to offer hope, encouragement and share their stories with cancer fighters of all ages who have been affected by the debilitating, often deadly, disease. In its 10th year, the students began their journey in Austin on June 1 with a 70-mile community bike ride called ATLAS. From there, the riders headed north on a ride twice as long as the Tour de France. The Texas 4000 began 10 years ago when, Chris Condit, a University of Texas student and cancer survivor, sought a way to share support to those with cancer. Since then, Texas 4000 has sent more than 350 riders more than 1.9 million miles to help those afflicted with the disease. Collectively, they have raised more than $4 million, funding numerous cancer research projects. To learn more about the Texas 4000 team, to make a donation or read the riders’ blogs, visit www.texas4000.org.

DLWID clarifies lake conditions, issues new details The Devils Lake Water Improvement District (DLWID) is clarifying reports that it has issued a water advisory about e.coli levels at the popular lake in Lincoln City last week. “We have not posted any

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leaders around the world.” Getty’s ascent impacted his younger brother, Austin, who, like many others, became a Cub Scout before entering Boy Scouts. “It was fun, but what my brother was doing seemed really cool,” Austin said. “What I am doing now in getting knowledge of all the different subjects and different skills seems very useful.” While his older brother found cooking to his liking, Austin prefers the rougher side of scouting. “My favorite part is some of the more physical merit badges like archery and rifle,” he said. Aspiring to enter the medical field, Austin found first aid to be an enticing merit badge to obtain. “It has given me the necessary skills to succeed in life that somebody who didn’t attend Boy Scouts wouldn’t really know about,” he said. Young men have different reasons for getting involved in scouting. Whether its enhancement of social skills, getting out in the wilderness or just preparing oneself for life, scouts tend to find the experience not only educational but exhilarating. State President Dana Petersen of West Salem oversees the LDS church’s involvement as the longest running relationship with Boy Scouts as part of the its Young Men’s program. “We support character development and leadership skills,” he said. “LDS is chartered to sponsor and represent a group of boys with a stated purpose to build the character and leadership skills of the young men so that they can be great contributors to the community.” A big part of that, he said, is to provide a setting through an outdoor experience as a getaway from the modern electronic world. “It gives them a chance to get out and see what God’s creations are all about,” he said. “It gives them the opportunity to put into practice basic skills and techniques and gives them a moment just to reflect on nature and to get to know themselves and what they have around them.” Zollinger presides over the ward by looking after members to see what needs to be done and making sure the program is properly run. “The Boy Scouts of America is built on developing young men,” he said. “ Boy Scouts is

advisories,” said Seth Lenaerts, spokesman for the DLWID. “East Devils Lake State Park has a high e.coli reading that has most likely come from animal waste. We have posted our regular sampling sign that informs people of the state

about teaching boys to be men and to do what they need to do to be part of life.” In his role, Zollinger, whose troop is a part of the Cascade Pacific Council’s Willamette District in Salem, also emphasizes the scout’s duty to God. “We very specifically work with young men to let them know they are children to Father in heaven,” he said. More hands-on, Orton’s involvement in scouting is twofold. He is both Young Men’s leader for the church and crew leader on the adventure side of scouting. Like a college education, with both core curriculum and electives, scouts earn merit badges, some mandatory, others chosen individually, to pursue. “All supposedly teach them life skills so they know about things that are important to succeeding in life before they get out there on their own,” he said. Orton said a primary goal is to ensure that the boys become good community representatives through the accumulation of citizenship merit badges for the community, the nation and the world. “They have to learn different things about their city, their state and their national government and how we play a part in making this nation strong and run right,” he said. First aid is important, too, he said, as is physical fitness — things such as swimming, hiking and cycling. Emergency preparedness and lifesaving, such as learning how to get somebody out of a pool without exposing yourself to danger, is tantamount. Personal management is also key, he said, things such as managing your money and time, as is environmental science or learning what’s out there and how to keep it clean. Besides the required act of camping, learning how to function to make your family better is of utmost importance in scouting, he said. The larger of the city’s two scout organizations is led by Cabal, whose troop meets weekly at North Lincoln Fire Hall. It is associated with the Olympic Trails Council out of Eugene and has pointed numerous young men in the right direction in life. That starts with communication and getting to know and get along with others. “I like meeting new people and working on skills that help make friends,” 13-year-old Taft High 7-12 eighth-grader Jason Miranda, a member of Cabal’s

of the water. It says there is a high risk of e.coli in the water. We regularly post information and it is up to individuals if they want to enter the water.” “It is really important to note that this high level is unusual and

troop, said. “The teamwork and going out into the woods help you to develop better social skills in talking with people, helping with a boss or something down the line.” New scout Vincenzo Faught, a 13-year-old eighth grader who attends the Seventh-day Adventist School, also enjoys the camping side scouts is best known for. Like Getty before him, he aspires to become an Eagle Scout by the time he turns 18. Preston Nightingale, a 12-year-old Taft High seventh-

not a normal occurrence,” he said. As of Monday, July 15, new sampling of the area shows typical background levels of e.coli below the stare threshold for recreation water contact. “It is now back to what is more

typical at the lake,” said Paul Robertson, Lake manager. To receive updated water quality reports about Devils Lake, contact dlwid.org. Also text Water 42828 and that will allow to you to sign up for weekly updates.

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A scout with Scoutmaster Roy Cabal’s Troop 47, the larger of two in Lincoln City, helps fellow scouts position flags on Flag Day, June 14, at the local Elks Club. grader, got involved in scouts through his parents and LDS

church-related activities ‘I thought it would be

interesting to learn about outdoor things around me like camping, staying overnight, cooking my own food, learning how to survive and helping other people,” he said. “Scouting, from what I’ve seen and done, helps you know what to do in emergency situations and it will help down the line in job opportunities because there’s a lot of learning outside of school.” In other words, it emphasizes preparedness for life, just as scouting’s motto so aptly states.

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State Rep. David Gomberg took part in the annual Lincoln City Summer Kite Festival during a break from the Oregon Legislature.

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Bruce Koike, Oregon Coast Community College interim president legislature approved tuition decreases for Oregon’s four-year colleges, but not for the community colleges. Koike said the Community College Support Fund was determined during the legislative session. The approved $450 million budget for 2013-2015 is an increase from the previous biennium, but well below the $510 million allocated in 2009. As a result, Koike said OCCC is taking action to balance its budget through difficult decisions that affect employees, services to students and overall operations. Despite budget constraints, the college decided not to increase tuition, which enables the greatest degree of access to community members, according to Koike. “We need to keep the door open as wide as possible to education oppor-

tunities for students,” said Koike. “We added furlough days that resulted in a 5 percent reduction in salaries and wages for all the college staff.” Rep. David Gomberg said education was a top priority for legislators. “It was a good session for Lincoln County,” said Gomberg. “We restored important funding for education and community colleges, and we did so without raising taxes.” Gomberg said the additional funding for education came as legislators reduced the Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) by $700 million, and used additional revenues received by the state generated as more people were working in the last quarter. Gomberg said the PERS changes would not have a direct impact on Lincoln County retirees. He also cautioned against any fur-

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The first page includes the following icons: 1. Detention Center – Who’s in jail. 2. Victim Notification – VINE search tool for victims of crimes. 3. Directory – Directory of the Sheriff’s Office. 4. Crime Tips – Report suspected non-life threatening criminal activity. 5. Alerts – Emergency alerts for Lincoln County will be listed here. 6. Facility Location – Map indicating the sheriff

office’s location and directions to the office. The second page is for Wanted Persons and will be a service we hope to provide in the future. The third page lists inmate services for attorneys and bail bonds. Oregon does not permit bail bond operations in the state. A list of attorneys practicing in Lincoln County who choose to be listed may be provided in the future. The fourth page includes the following icons: 1. News – News releases from your Sheriff’s Office. 2. Facility Location 3. Directory 4. Facebook – Access to the Sheriff’s Office Facebook page Crime victims can also be notified through another Appriss app called “VINE mobile.” Crime victims can register with Appriss to be notified of the status of an offender. Additional features will be made available over time.

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relieve pressure on his brain. Following surgery he was listed in critical condition, according to hospital officials at The Heart Hospital at Baylor Plano in Texas. As of July 15, doctors said Travis was awake but will need months to recover. The Lincoln City concert will not be rescheduled. Tickets purchased with cash will be refunded via casino check and mailed to the ticket purchaser. Tickets purchased with credit/debit cards will be refunded back to the card that was used to purchase them. No cash refunds will be done for credit/debit purchases. For more information, call 1-888-624-6228.

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Lincoln County Sheriff Dennis Dotson has announced a new smart phone application for Apple and Android phones and tablets. The new app is made available at no cost to law enforcement agencies that are members of Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE). VINE is a free service to victims in Oregon through the Oregon Department of Justice. Victims can check the status of an offender anytime of the day or night or register to receive immediate notification if an offender is released, transferred, escapes, dies, or if there is other important probation and parole information. “We hope that Mobil Patrol will provide another easy and readily available option to our citizens to obtain information about their Sheriff’s Office, to report incidents, see who’s in jail, learn about emergency notifications, and more,” said Dotson. “The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is the first law enforcement agency in Oregon to offer this app to their citizens. We hope that you find it useful and enjoyable.” The new Mobile Patrol is a free app provided by Appriss, Inc. and can be downloaded from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. After loading and opening the app, you simply select Oregon from the menu and then select Lincoln County. There are five windows or pages.

ther cuts to PERS to support other state services. “I want to make sure that people living on the lower retirement income in Lincoln County are protected,” he said. “And we don’t want to make more changes that we can’t afford to pay back if the courts overturn the legislature’s action on PERS.” Gomberg also said legislators reinstated important senior citizen programs such as property tax referrals and Project Independence and secured funding for a research vessel based in Newport. “It’s like a time share,” said Gomberg. “It means we are building on the benefits generated with the research to help improve the quality of life and ensure jobs in Lincoln County.”

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Lincoln County school administrators said they are encouraged by additional state funding approved before the Oregon Legislature adjourned last week, but cautioned that the future of education at the county’s secondary and college level schools is remains somewhat unstable. With the additional state education funding, the biggest change at the Lincoln County School District will be the length of the school year. “It’s been four of five years since we have had a full school year,” said Tom Rinearson, Lincoln County School District superintendent. “Next year, we will be able to operate for about 175 days. Last year, we were five days short and the year before that we were 12 days short because we didn’t have the money to run the schools.” The District board and budget committee developed and approved next year’s $47.5 million general fund budget with the additional state funding in mind, but Rinearson said there would still be some layoffs. “They are from a normal situation based on student forecasting and the needs of the students,” he said. Rinearson expressed concerns about changes in the state’s secondary education system proposed by Gov. John Kitzhaber. “I am always concerned about the special projects that are added in by the Governor and the investment board,” he said. “The changes surround the direction he wants to take the state in. The concept is all good, but we haven’t been able to afford just the basics.” The Lincoln County School District operates 11 school buildings and four charter schools with approximately 4,900 students and 350 employees. Bruce Koike, Oregon Coast Community College (OCCC) interim president, voiced surprise that the

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The Devils Lake Revival returns to Regatta Park in Lincoln City from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 20. The event is designed to draw attention to the work being done by Devils Lake Water Improvement District (DLWID) to improve water quality and protect recreational use of the lake. The News Guard spoke with DLWID board member Brian Green about Devils Lake. The News Guard: What changes have been made to Devils Lake over the past 10 years that benefit the community, and that benefit the lake? The district focuses its efforts on improving the water quality and recreational use of Devils Lake. We have instituted the ‘Save Our Shoreline’ program to work with property owners to restore native vegetation around the lake, which improves water quality. The district has been very supportive of my project to create a Local Improvement District (LID) for sewer that will remove up to 60 septic systems from the lake and, hopefully, be a model for removal of many more septic systems, which degrade water quality. Simultaneously, we are working with the City to begin a pilot program to inspect septic systems in the watershed to ensure that septic systems are functioning properly until they can be replaced with sewer. The district has raised the lake level less during the summer months to promote protection of the shoreline from erosion, preservation of important wetlands, propagation of wildlife, and to provide lower ground water to inhibit septic systems from leaching effluents into the lake. The district has also been working

hard to improve its communications with the public, in general, and lake users, in particular. We have created a website and anyone can learn almost anything about the lake by looking online at www.DLWID.org. The district has begun using a listserv to which we send water quality updates once a week during the testing season, quarterly newsletters about the lake, meeting agendas and the minutes of meetings, and much other information. We also have AM 1610 Radio that can be heard around the lake. Our monthly board meetings now take place at the Lincoln City Hall Council Chambers, are aired on Channel 4, and also streamed live. Past meetings can also be viewed online at any time. These vehicles increase the transparency of the districts efforts to manage the lake. We began the Devils Lake Revival in 2011 to raise ecological and recreational awareness about the lake. The News Guard: What do you see as the future of Devils Lake... more development? More preservation? Increased development around the lake is inevitable. The District’s job will be to maintain and improve water quality and recreational use as development increases. The grass carp, which had restored recreation to Devils Lake, are dying off. The district is actively seeking a permit to restock the grass carp if the lake again starts to be overrun by invasive weeds. This matter will come up before the state soon and we will need strong community support at the hearing to get those carp. The amount of development around the lake is generally the No.

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1 indicator of water quality and lake health. It is our duty as citizens and in our own self-interest to minimize our impacts. In the longer-term, that means converting existing homes to sewer and putting new construction on sewer but, in the meantime, we must have existing septic systems inspected to make sure they are leaching as little nitrogen and phosphorus as possible into the lake. Restoring our shorelines with native vegetation pulls nutrients out of the lake, decreases stormwater flows, and reduces erosion. It’ll be a very difficult job to stop the increase in algae blooms that we are seeing, but it will be impossible without the participation of residents in the watershed in these programs. The News Guard: What is the message you and the DLWID board want folks to know about Devils Lake? The District’s missions include

improving and maintaining water quality, improving the environment for fish, wildlife and humans, and improving recreational opportunities and access to the lake. These goals can be accomplished only with full participation of the community because the environmental and development forces that drive the lake conditions are huge. We are working hard to improve public awareness of the lake and the transparency of our efforts, and public education, ad the local public needs to realize the importance of the lake to the community. Citizens must educate themselves through the sources we have provided about the lake so that we can accomplish our goals as a community. A good way to get started would be to attend the Devils Lake Revival taking place on Saturday, July 20, at Regatta Park.

Voices of Lincoln County Hello and goodbye After 23 years employed with The News Guard, I have been offered an opportunity to grow personally. On July 8, I started a job with the Small Business Development Center located on the Oregon Coast Community College Campus here in Lincoln City. After so many years of working in Lincoln City it has become my community. I am extremely grateful for the friendships I have made and thankful to the many people I have worked with over the years in the community as well as at The News Guard. The newspaper is and has been such an important part of Lincoln City and my life; I will miss the daily hustle and bustle tremendously. As I have been heard to say lately “I am off on a new adventure.” I feel lucky for many reasons, I am able to stay working and active in Lincoln City, continue the many friendships I have been blessed with, and work with people I know and respect as well as meeting new people along the way in this adventure. The support from those around me, especially these last couple of weeks, has warmed my heart. Thank you, for your kind words and encouragement, I am grateful and humbled. Now you know where I

am. I look forward to seeing you all, out and about town. Thank you, Shirley Hill Sand Lake

DLWI election I would like to have come before you tonight and congratulate David and Brian on a hard fought, honest election based on facts and great ideas on how we can keep D Lake a great lake for all to enjoy for lake front property owners, Lincoln City residents and residents of the State of Oregon. Unfortunately I cannot. In my opinion David and Brian have violated Oregon election law ORS 260.532 and Kip and Randy contributed to spreading false and misleading statements. I site a portion (paraphrase) of this ORS and encourage you to read it: (1) no person shall cause to be written, printed, published posted, communicated or circulated . Publications or advertisements containing a false statement of material fact related to any candidate, political committee or measure. (3) a candidate who knows of and consents to a publication or advertisement prohibited by this section with knowledge or with reckless disregard that it contains

a false statement of material fact, violates this section regardless of whether the candidate has participated directly in the publication or advertisement. I’m my case the outcome of the election most likely would not have changed the race. In David’s case 11 votes separated his victory from Jack’s. The most likely remedy in section 8 of the ORS in this instance would be a reversal of the election results. There is another election in 2 years where 3 open seats. We may be compelled to file a complaint with the Secretary of State. Mark Christie Sherwood

CASA thank you United Way looks to our community to support the work of several local human service organizations. On behalf of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Lincoln County, thank you to our community for your generosity and thank you United Way of Benton and Lincoln Counties for advocating on behalf of the network of nonprofit services that act as a safety net for so many individuals in our community. As a United Way recipient, CASA works to advocate for children in foster care who have been abused or

neglected. Our mission is to speak for the best interests of abused and neglected children in court. We promote and support quality volunteer representation for children to provide each child a safe, permanent, nurturing home. Thirty-five CASA volunteers provided over 10,000 hours of service with a value to Lincoln County of over $250,000 in 2012 with an emphasis on investigating, advocating and reporting to the Court on behalf of children who have been removed from their homes and placed in state care. We are so grateful to our local CASA volunteers and for the contributors to United Way. Both have made a huge difference in the lives of children in foster care - and will result in a better community for us all. Betsy Henderson Newport

Septic inspections The Lincoln City management and Devils Lake Water Improvement District (DLWID)seem determined to blame poor water quality in Devils Lake on septic systems. This is really not about septic systems it is about annexing more property into the city. DLWID knows less than 15% of the water quality problems in the lake are related to septic

systems giving off nitrogen. The vast majority (85%) of the issues with the lake are: natural phosphorus laden sediments (erosion), rainfall, groundwater, nitrogen lawn fertilizers applied in the watershed washing into the lake and other uncontrollable inputs. DLWID has been trying to blame septic systems for algal blooms for years. There are no known issues with failing septic systems around the lake. When the county becomes aware of a problem system they require replacement with a modern system. Transferring the costs of repair from the homeowner to the community is not effective or desirable. The EPA has stated that septic systems are to be considered a permanent solution to sewage treatment, not temporary. Efforts suggesting that there are many failing septic systems around the lake are disinformation (lies). Did you know that 30% of all homes in the US use septic systems? Did you know that 40% of all new homes are on septic? Say No to forced inspection programs. Let the marketplace work. New real estate disclosure forms will ask more questions about the sewage system. These questions will drive inspections. Robert vanCreveld Former Lincoln County Sanitarian Seal Rock / Neotsu

Pedestrian Safety and Right-of-Way Laws Oregon crosswalk laws were written to provide a buffer of safety for pedestrians on the roadway. In collision with cars, pedestrians are always the losers. Studies show a pedestrian hit at 40 mph has an 85 percent chance of dying. What’s the law for drivers? • A crosswalk exists at any public street intersection,

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whether marked with paint or unmarked. Crosswalks also exist between intersections (mid-block) only if they are

A Moment in History Joe the Sea Lion became a Nelscott community pet when he swam ashore in 1936. He liked the area so much he stayed, knocking on doors of beach cottages until he got fed or scratched with a broom. He became such a popular attraction for tourists he made neighboring towns jealous. Someone complained to a local game warden and Joe was eventually taken away in a truck to keep him from swimming ashore again in Nelscott. 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

marked with white painted lines. Under Oregon laws, a driver has specific duties to a pedestrian in a crosswalk, whether marked or unmarked. • When turning at a traffic signal, drivers must stop and remain stopped for pedestrians until they have cleared the lane into which the vehicle is turning and at least 6 feet of

the next lane. • At any other crosswalks – whether marked with paint or unmarked – drivers must stop and remain stopped for pedestrians until they have cleared the lane in which the vehicle is traveling and the next lane. Stop and remain stopped for students as directed by a crossing guard. Stop and remain stopped for a blind pedestrian using a white cane or a guide dog until the pedestrian is completely across the roadway. • Drivers who fail to yield to pedestrians may be issued a citation carrying a bail of $260.00. What’s the law for pedestrians? • Oregon laws affect pedestrians, too,s even though vehicles are always required to use due care when operating around pedestrians. • Pedestrians are required to obey traffic signals and walk safely. • Pedestrians are also required to yield to vehicles. Pedestrians are prohibited from suddenly moving from a place of safety into the path of a vehicle so close as to constitute a hazard. Pedestrians are also required to yield to a vehicle when crossing the roadway at any point other than a crosswalk. • Pedestrians who fail to comply with laws governing pedestrian movement may

be issued a citation carrying a bail of $160.00 Safety Tips: • Remember; under Oregon law there is a crosswalk at every intersection. • Don’t pass a vehicle stopped at a crosswalk. A stopped car may be a clue that a pedestrian is crossing. When stopped for a crosswalk on a multi-lane road, you should stop about 30 feet before the crosswalk so you don’t block visibility to a driver in a second lane. • When stopping at an intersection, don’t block the crosswalk. This forces pedestrians to go around your vehicle and puts them in a dangerous situation. • Watch for pedestrians, especially children, when exiting driveways or when backing out of parking spaces in parking lots. • Pedestrians move at different speeds. Be alert to children who may suddenly dart into the street. Be patient with older adults who take extra time to cross the street. When motorists and pedestrians work as a team, everyone benefits. For more tips and information, visit our website at www.lincolncountysheriff.net and Like us on Facebook at Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office – Oregon.


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Dutch Brothers Coffee site still stalled Work at the site of a planned Dutch Brothers Coffee shop remains stalled following a May 24 retaining wall collapse at the site in the 800 block of N.W. Highway 101. Lincoln City officials are waiting to see if the fall will jeopardize the development. “I believe the property owner still wants to put in the Dutch Brothers Coffee shop,” said Richard Townsend, Lincoln City Planning and Community Development director. “The question is whether the retaining wall can be done in an economical manner.” Townsend said the City is waiting for new plans from the

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improvements could cost an estimated $4.5 million. Hodge said the preliminary plans involve replacing both bridges in the area of the flooding with 60-foot spans. “We would also raise the roadway 3 feet to create a much larger area for fish to swim through the abutments of the dams,” said Hodge. “We would drill all the way down to bedrock so that the bridges would never sink.” Hodge said that would allow preservation of the area wetland and reduce the road flooding. But he said the long-term solution depends on money. “It is a matter of funding,” said Hodge. “Right now we are waiting for money.” The County has contracted with the Salmon Drift Creek Watershed Council to help write grant applications for the long-term flooding repair project. Catherine Pruett, the Council’s executive director, said finding the funding has been the main challege.

“It is a struggle and it is always a very competitive process, particularly for road work projects,” said Pruett. “Funding is tight because the economy hasn’t completely turned around yet and we are competing with cities across the nation.” Meanwhile, Lincoln County is continuing conversations with stakeholders and environmental groups. “A big part of this is working with those groups to seek protection for the endangered salmon,” said Hodge. “Historically, we were able to clear the ditches and do some maintenance to the channel, but because the Coho is now listed as endangered, we are limited to the kinds of work we can do. That changed the game.” He said the County has received approval for interim improvements at the flooding site. The short-term fix could begin in September with crews raising the roadbed 6 1/2 inches, removing brush off the road shoulders and rerocking the shoulders. “That should get the road

surface above the water,” said Hodge. “It won’t solve it completely. There will still be times when the road will still be submerged.” But to perform that work, the road has to dry out. Hodge is hopeful that will be by September. “We are waiting as long as we can so the road will dry out completely and we can put down new asphalt,” he said. “We can’t do that if the road is wet.” Hodge said if the road remains wet by late September, crews would isolate the area with sand bags and plastic so that the work can be done. Seth Lenaerts, Devils Lake Water Improvement District (DLWID) project manager, said the DLWID will pay volunteers to help the endangered Salmon cross the road during migration. “We just put in an amount of money to have people at East Devils Lake Road in November and December to help move the fish across the road,” said Lenaerts. He said while the flooding is an inconvenience for

Motorist negotiate through the high water along East Devils Lake Road following a rain storm last March. motorists, the bigger issue is safety. “The road is the only other way out of south Lincoln City,” said Lenaerts. “It is an important route for emergency services if we lose access on Highway 101.” Until the flooding is controlled, Hodge, Pruett

and Lenaerts urge motorists who must use the roadway to travel slowly through the high

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Police mount pedestrian crossing enforcement Pedestrian Crossing Enforcement

The Lincoln City Police Department is warning drivers to pay attention to the City’s pedestrian crosswalks or they may face a $260 ticket. Officers will be conducting a pedestrian safety operation between 9 a.m. and noon on Monday, July 22, on Highway 101 between D River Wayside and South 5th Street. “Drivers not paying attention to pedestrians is one of the top traffic issues that we have in Lincoln City,” said Sgt. Jeffrey Winn with the Lincoln City Police Department. “Our main concern is the safety of the pedestrians and drivers,” said Winn. “We want to reduce the injuries and fatalities.” The primary focus of the operation is to raise pedestrian safety awareness. During the enforcement operation,

• 9 a.m. - noon • July 22 • Highway 101 between D River Wayside / South 5th St. police will use a Lincoln City Police reserve officer as a decoy pedestrian attempting to cross at the crosswalks. Other officers will video tape the operation to use as evidence of any violations. Warning signs will be posted to alert drivers and pedestrians of the safety operation zone. “We will be issuing both warnings and tickets to violators,” said Winn. Fines for failing to stop for a pedestrian in a crosswalk or for passing other cars stopped for a pedestrian are $260 each.

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Lincoln City Police, working with Newport and Toledo Police Department officers, seized approximately 435 pounds of illegal fireworks during a special enforcement operation in the Roads End, Taft and Cutler City areas between 6 p.m. and midnight on July 4. Police said most of the fireworks were purchased in Washington State by either residents of Lincoln City or residents of Washington visiting the city. The seized fireworks were held for the Oregon State Police Bomb Squad, which collects and destroys the fireworks.

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Rep. Gomberg warns of credit card scam Attention merchants! The “chargeback scam” has been reported active in Lincoln County. According to State Rep. David Gomberg, credit card crooks are using fake cards to defraud local merchants. The scam works like this: A customer selects products and presents a credit card. When the merchant attempts to process the charge, the card is declined. The customer then calls the number on the back of the card and speaks to their bank. They give the phone to the merchant and a bank representative provides an authorization code. The charge then goes through as approved. The problem is that a) the card is phony, b) the “bank representative” is really the scammer’s accomplice, c) the “authorization code” is a manual override of the denial, and d) a week later, when accounts

are reconciled, the bank will reverse the transfer of funds. “This is a sophisticated manipulation of credit card processing programs,” said Gomberg who owns a local retail store. “Merchants are used to working with customers and we see cards declined all the time for all kinds of reasons. Often, all it takes is a call to the bank to set things straight. But now you can’t trust the codes you are being given.” Gomberg advises that if a card is declined, ask for another card or another form of payment. “Most customers whose cards are declined are good people,” said Gomberg. “But there are crooks out there that make life difficult for everyone. If you have suffered a loss, call and inform the local police.” The chargeback scam is being reported in several major cities around North

America and has now come to the Oregon Coast. The Better Business Bureau reports the following:

Tuex, born 1993, cited on suspicion of driving while suspended in 2200 block of N.E. Highway 101.

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The scammer wants to make a major purchase on their credit card. When the credit card is declined, the customer says there must be a mistake and asks the sales person to call the 800 telephone number for the issuing bank on the back of the card.

THE HOOK:

The sales rep makes the call and speaks with the ‘credit card authorization center’ and is given a sixdigit authorization code to enter into the Point of Sale (POS) terminal. The authorization is received and the customer leaves with the merchandise and the card.

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Criminals created a fake

credit card that appears on its face to be genuine, complete with magnetic stripe and even a toll free 800 number on the back to the card issuer. The person answering the 800 number is actually an accomplice who gives the merchant an authorization number that, when keyed into the POS terminal, is accepted as an ‘Authorization Only’ transaction, a special type of sale transaction that does not settle until later. By the time the merchant discovers the transaction has not deposited, the criminal is long gone and the transaction is charged back to the merchant. The key is to tell your sales people that a card authorization can only come from the POS terminal. If you get any other authorization, it could be a scam. If you aren’t sure, call local police or the Oregon Attorney General’s office.

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6:19 a.m. Orange Mongoose bike found in bushes at N.E. 22nd Street and N.E. West Devils Lake Road. Property recovered and brought into LCPD. 2:44 p.m. Theft of case of beer reported at Rite Aid, 4101 N.W. Logan Road. 3:57 p.m. Theft of black iPhone reported after being left on the back counter at US Post Office. 4:57 p.m. Elmer Flanders, born 1974, arrested on suspicion of shoplifting at Price N Pride, 801 S.W. Highway 101. Cited and released. 5:43 p.m. Brook A. Morrison, born 1995, arrested on suspicion of shoplifting at Claires, 1500 S.E. East Devils Lake Road. Cited and released.

10:02 p.m. Reported that two juveniles were in upper parking lot at Price N Pride, 801 S.W. Highway 101, shooting paint balls at vehicles. Juveniles cited for unlawful use of a weapon and released to parents. 10:47 p.m. Report of suspicious vehicle parked in 1000 block of S.W. 15th Street. Vehicle located and had been reported as stolen from Salem. Victim notified and vehicle towed. 11:13 p.m. Jeffrey Allen Krieger, born 1966, arrested on suspicion of shoplifting at Price N Pride, 801 S.W. Highway 101. Cited and released.

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3:31 p.m. Mandy Jo Snyder, born 1981, arrested on warrant out of Yamhill County at S.E. 1st Street and S.E. Highway 101. Transported to Lincoln County Jail. 5:54 p.m. Found driver’s license turned in at Lincoln City PD. 7:56 p.m. Caller reported he witnessed an elderly male striking an elderly female in 800 block of S.E. Highway 101.

Wednesday, July 10

8:13 a.m. Graffiti reported at Tan Republic, Lynn’s Hair Care, Lincoln Auto Supply, Nordic Inn, Sea Horse Lodge and other businesses.

11:36 a.m. Nannette Jean Logan, born 1963, arrested on suspicion of hindering prosecution. Transported to Lincoln County Jail.

5:33 p.m. Subject reported her vehicle was damaged while parked at the Tanger Factory Outlet Center. 8:12 p.m. Subject detailed after officer advised she was too intoxicated to leave the hospital.

5:17 p.m. Report of a subject sleeping in the woods behind Grocery Outlet. Subject had been trespassed earlier. Subject was cited and released.

Saturday, July 13

2:15 a.m. Joshua Winningham taken into custody for driving under the influence and furnishing alcohol to a minor. Winningham issued citations and released.

Thursday, July 11

6:41 a.m. Backpack found at City Park. Officer retrieved items and filed a report.

Sunday, July 14

9:08 a.m. Report of a hit and run damaging a parked vehicle at 4101 N .W. Logan Rd.

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9:22 a.m. Richard A. Hilgardner, Jr., born 1980,

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great-grandchildren and eleven great-great-grandchildren. During his lifetime he lived mainly in Oregon and Alaska and had several different occupations, but farming was his love. In 1976, Zane and Barbara moved from Otis, Oregon to Christmas Valley where they started a ranch raising alfalfa and cattle. He was a hard worker, at times facing many difficulties, but never giving up. He was a small man of unwavering determination and strength. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Philippines, and loved his country. In his last year of life he returned in his mind to where he began, along the Salmon River. He enjoyed every opportunity to visit the

Oregon Coast and point out landmarks he remembered fondly from his youth. He loved the outdoors and as a younger man hunted and fished. In later years, he enjoyed time on the golf course, especially with his cousin and lifelong friend, Sherman Knight. Zane’s passing has left a huge hole in many hearts, but his example of determination and strength will live on. In honor of our father, he will be laid to rest at the Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, Oregon. His service was held Monday, July 15, 2013. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Arrangements by Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service.

Ryan Isom contacted at North Lincoln Hospital, cited and released for a previous trespass and harassment the night before at a Lincoln City lounge.

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12:47 a.m. Sara Virginia Stewart Gaskey arrested for criminal trespass for refus-

Obituary July 31, 1920 - July 7, 2013 Zane left us peacefully in the early morning hours of July 7, 2013. Shortly before his death, he said he was going to the river. Zane was born in his grandfather’s house, overlooking the Salmon River in Otis, Oregon, July 31, 1920. He met Barbara, his future wife, at a community dance in Rose Lodge, Oregon when she was 15 and he was 17. They were married June 6, 1940, at the ages of 17 and 19. Two years later they started their family. They were married for 71 years before Barbara’s death in September of 2011. He was also preceded in death by his brothers; Ivan and Eldon and his sister, Alfa. Zane and Barbara had six children together. Zane is survived by his

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- Mike Marshall, Roads End Sanitary District office manager ruled against the appeal, affirming the process the City of Lincoln City used to annex 246 acres of land in the Roads End area. Despite heavy opposition from dozens of Roads End residents during four public hearings, the Lincoln City Council voted Dec. 10 to approve an ordinance annexing the Roads End area. During public hearings before the Lincoln City Planning Commission and the City Council in November, dozens of Roads End resi-

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annexation.” Several of those testifying called for a public vote on the issue. Many of those opposing annexation expressed concerns about higher taxes. Others said the city failed to prove the consents to annex used in the process were valid and that the annexation would be illegal and flawed. The opponents also have the right to appeal the LUBA decision to the Oregon Court of Appeals. As of July 15, no appeal had been filed with the Court of Appeals.

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court to review the ordinance expeditiously. Our position is that the City does not have a triple majority which it based the annexation on and we want the court to look at it.” According to city officials, the triple majority requires that the city obtain consents from more than half of the owners of the annexed property area who own more than half the land which represents more than half of the assessed value. “We had consents from 519 property owners and that was 57.7 percent of the 900 property owners,” said Richard Townsend, Lincoln City Planning and Community Development director. In January, the Roads End Water District and the Roads End Sanitary District filed an appeal against the annexation with the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA). On June 26, LUBA

ur position is that the City does not have a triple majority which it based the annexation on.

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A runner with longtime ties to Lincoln City and a relative transplant seized the spotlight Saturday by winning their respective divisions in the Ocean’s Edge 5K near D River Wayside Taft High School graduate Chet Gardner and Lincoln City resident Shelby Kellow won the men’s and women’s divisions of the annual beach race Saturday, July 13, in cool but calm conditions. Gardner, a 1991 Taft graduate and furniture maker who resides in Vancouver, Wash., won the overall title in 17:45.98 in the sand on a course runners found to be a little shorter than advertised. “I try to do this one every year if I can,” said Gardner, 40, who has been running since the fourth grade. Gardner, whose parents live on the beach near Lincoln City, said while his time was pleasing, it was slower than times he has posted

throughout his leisurely running career. “I was in much better shape when I was in college and high school,” he said, “but it was fairly flat all the way. It was cool and nice, much easier on my knees and I love the scenery. It changes every day.” It was the first victory for Kellow, a 28-year-old physical therapist at North Lincoln Samaritan Hospital who moved to Lincoln City two years ago from Seattle. Also a leisurely runner, she said she has run on the beach for fun in the past month or so to prepare for Saturday’s outing, which she ran in 19:24.51 to place seventh overall. “It was pretty perfect,” she said of the conditions. “There’s a little bit of a headwind when you’re running north, but it felt good to cool you down and the sand was nice and the tide’s low.” Kellow, a multisport athlete who graduated from Seattle Pacific University and got her doctorate at the University of Puget Sound,

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Shelby Kellow won the women’s race and placed seventh overall in 19:24.51. said she benefitted from the pace during the outgoing portion of the race.

“I definitely ran a lot faster today than I normally run,” she said. “There were

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Chet Gardner won the men’s race and the overall title in 17:45.98. some good gentlemen ahead of me setting a nice pace.”

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Hoop Heaven The Lincoln City Parks and Recreation Department will host a weeklong youth basketball camp for children kindergarten to eighth grade beginning Monday, July 22, at the Community Center. Basketball fundamentals will be emphasized at the camp, which will run from 10 to 11;30 a.m. for kindergarten through third grade, and noon to 2:30 p.m. for fourth through eighth grade. Participants will be put through drills and entered into game situations using the skills they are taught. Cost is $35 for the younger children and $50 for the older group.

Cortes wins three medals at state JIM FOSSUM The News Guard

Nine-year-old Lincoln City Swim Club member Sam Cortes placed in the top 10 in all six of his events last week at the Oregon State 10-and-under swimming championships in Albany. Cortes, a fourth-grader at Taft Elementary School, medaled by finishing in the top six in three events and earned ribbons by placing in the top 12 in three others at the prestigious age-group meet, Saturday and Sunday, July 13-14, at the Albany Community pool. “Sam had some great swims, especially in his 200 free, which was most exciting as the second- and third-place finish was a fingertip away,” Lincoln City Swim Club coach Lissa Parker said. Cortes, who posted qualifying times in nine events but was eligible to compete in just six, placed third in the 200-meter freestyle in a personal-best 2:47.94, a 5.60-second improvement in the long-course (50-meter pool) meet. Cortes also medaled in his other endurance event, the 100-meter butterfly, where he placed fifth in 1:36.35, a full three seconds better than his previous fastest time. He earned a third medal by finishing sixth in the 100 free in 1:19.72. “Overall, it was a great meet for him as he just aged up and was very competitive with swimmers, some of which swim all the time in summer to prepare in longcourse pools,” Parker said. “His last race was the only one where he added more time as there was only about 10 minutes rest after the 50 free.”

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Sam Cortes earned three medals and three ribbons at last week’s state games in Albany. Cortes earned a ribbon with an eighth-place finish in the 50 free (36.83) and also was eighth in the 200-meter individual medley (3:18.77) and 10th in the 50-meter butterfly (45.66). Meanwhile, three LCSC members improved on their times at the State Games of Oregon at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham. Also contested in meters in a long-course pool, Taft High swimmer Dylan Mickelson, 15, placed in the top six in two events — the 200 backstroke (fifth in 2:53.44) and the 100 breaststroke (sixth in 1:33.44). He was seventh in the 200 IM (2:56.71) and 11th in the 100 freestyle (1:07.41). “His stroke technique and ability to race hard has greatly improved,” Parker said. Hailey Morris, 12, finished sixth in her first 200 IM in 3:52.02, while Charles Sims, 15, lowered his time by more then seven seconds to place ninth in the 100 breast (1:40.77), but was disqualified in the 200 IM. “It was a good experience

for him, though, getting another chance to compete at this long distance,” Parker said. “All in all, it was a very successful weekend.”

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“Eyes in the back of her head!” With the demise of the “small town” way of raising children, it seems to me that it is the responsibility of society in general to take care of those who are in trouble. The incredible volunteer world of Lincoln City and the county is part of the system that steps up to do its part in taking care of our own. Children, who are abused, neglected, and victims of the drug world are on the top of the morality list of who needs extra help. There is a wonderful system in place that helps monitor these children through the legal system: CASA or Court Appointed Special Advocates. Karen Clark is volunteering in this system after she has serving a long career in education administration. She is in her seventh year of serving as a CASA volunteer in Lincoln County. After she retired in 2006, she heard an interview about CASA on the radio and decided that was where she wanted to volunteer her time, energy and skills. Her friends told her, “It will break your heart,” but that is not the case with this determined woman. She is a mother of two with the classic “eyes in the back of her head.” Children who are not cared for emotionally or physically, not supported, or have no foundation are the ultimate winners in this system; Karen is just the one to provide this support. After one solid week of training, she spent hours and hours simply observing court cases. Trained volunteers “serve as fact-finders for the judge by investigating the background of each assigned case. They speak for the child in the courtroom, representing the child’s best interests, and work to move the child as quickly and effectively as possible through the system in order to be reunited with the family or into a safe, permanent home. In Karen’s seven years of service to CASA, she has monitored 22 children. Nine have gone through adoptions where the process went smoothly and after years are successful. Family members adopt many of these children. This is the goal of CASA, to place children in family homes if the parents are just not capable of caring for them anymore. Four of these adoptees are in the Lincoln County area, two are in Montana with relatives, and two are in the Willamette Valley with relatives. Karen’s job is to follow up on these cases and continue to report to the court. Steps in the process include Karen Clark getting the case, investigating the situation, advocating for the child with all agencies involved, facilitating services like early intervention, medical, counseling and the schools. She then monitors the child, keeping track of everything. She keeps asking questions of all agencies involved. She continually reports back to the court. The process for children in trouble starts when someone files a complaint with the Department of Human Services (DHS). The DHS investigates and decides whether or not to move ahead. The child may be placed in a safe place, normally in a foster home, if DHS makes that decision. The number of placements is carefully considered when the court is making any subsequent legal decisions on the child’s welfare. The reporters of possible problems with a child are kept anonymous except for required reporters such as teachers or medical personnel. There are court hearings held at six months and 12 months after initiation of the case. Permanent hearing should have been resolved by 12 months. The goal is to have the child be safe, happy, cared for and learning. As well as working as a case advocate, there are also opportunities to assist with fundraising. Fundraising activities include the annual Beach Bash, spaghetti feed and soliciting donations. This is a nonprofit organization so all donations are tax deductible. Of course, like most of the volunteer organizations we are investigating with this column, volunteers are needed by CASA. If you think this is a fit for you, please contact Carol James at 541-265-3116. If you know of a volunteer who is remarkable, please contact Janet Anderson at beachlady868@embarqmail.com. Talking to these wonderful people, who make Lincoln County such a special place, enriches my life.

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Savannah Fuentes will present traditional flamenco song and dance Sunday, July 21, at the Lincoln City Cultural Center.

Girasoles flamenco tour comes to Lincoln City Artistic director and dancer Savannah Fuentes will return to the Lincoln City Cultural Center for a presentation of traditional Spanish flamenco song and dance at 8 p.m. Sunday, July 21. The concert will mark the third stop in her 2013 summer tour aptly named Girasoles (Sunflowers), which reflects the joyful warmth that flamenco brings to people of all ages. Joining Fuentes will be acclaimed flamenco cantaor (singer) Jesus Montoya

of Seville, Spain and Bulgarian guitarist Roberto de Sofia.   Born in Seattle, bailaora (flamenco dancer) Fuentes has dedicated over a decade to the art of flamenco. An accomplished performer, she is also the producer of the tour.   Montoya is a gypsy flamenco singer and composer from Seville, Spain. His journey into the heart of flamenco began at an early age, and he has performed all over the world as a soloist and an accompanist to

numerous singers and dancers.   Born in Sofia, Bulgaria, De Sofia studied under Paca Arroyo of Barcelona and Pedro Viscomi of Seville. He resides in Los Angeles and works with flamenco artists of the highest caliber across North America and abroad. Tickets are limited to 100. Tickets are $22 general, $12 student and $8 for kids under 12. They can be purchased online at brownpapertickets.com, or over the phone by calling 541-994-9994.

Flamenco Song and Dance 8 p.m. July 21 Lincoln City Cultural Center 540 N.E. Highway 101 541-994-9994

Shoreline photo contest seeking your Coast Moments The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is looking for your take on Oregon’s shoreline. OPRD has launched a photo contest to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Gov. Oswald West’s landmark 1913 bill protecting public access to the Oregon coastline and is inviting people to submit contemporary and historic family photos of recreation on the Oregon shore.

A celebration of summer is on display at the Chessman Gallery.

“In many states, the beaches are privately owned,” said Richard Walkoski, OPRD communications and research specialist. “This photo contest is a way for people to share their memories of the Coast and show that our free public beaches are something unique that links all Oregonians together. It’s a great way to honor the legacy of Oswald West.” See CONTEST, Page B3

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Summer celebration set The Lincoln City Cultural Center’s Chessman Gallery member artists are celebrating the seasons with bright and vivid colors, in all kinds of media. The Summer Members “Bright Ideas” Art Show is free to the public and runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Monday through Aug. 5 at 540 N.E. Highway 101. Membership at the LCCC, which

starts at $30 a year for individuals, has a variety of benefits. One is the ability to enter works for the regular membersonly art shows. The works are sold, if the artists desire, with a 35-percent commission going toward the upkeep of the gallery and the Center. The exhibitions are a See GALLERY, Page B3

Celebrate The Shore photo contest.

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Ongoing Events “Bright Ideas” Art Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday through Monday though Aug. 5 at the Lincoln City Cultural Center at 540 N.E. Highway. 101. Free. 541-994-9994. A Walk back in Time 1:30 p.m. Thursday – Sunday or by appointment through September 12. Walking Tour of Lincoln City’s Historic Taft District at at the North Lincoln County Historical Museum. To register, contact 541-996-6614. Salmon River Grange Bingo 6 p.m. each Thursday. Food and prizes. 541-9945146 Science Week through August 22. Children ages 6-12 are invited to join the Summer Fun and Science Program, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday at Taft Elementary School. There is a fee of $40 per week. Multi-child scholarships are available. For more information send e-mail to: Ellen.Hamilton@lincoln.k12. or.us; or to Teri.Kimberling@ lincoln.k12.or.us; or call the school 541-996-2136. The Great Depression: Causes and Cures Exhibit through December 15 at the North Lincoln County Historical Museum. For details, see thenewsguard.com, call 541-996-6614, or visit our website www.northlincolnhistoricalmuseum.org.

Wednesday, July 17 Public coffee with Lincoln City Mayor Dick Anderson at 8:30 a.m., Nelscott Café, Nelscott District. Lincoln City City Council subcommittee meets at 4 p.m. in the Northwest Conference Room, Lincoln City Hall, 801 S. Highway 101, to review the outside agency requests for City funding. Contact Cathy Steere, Lincoln City City Recorder, 541-9961203. The Oregon Coast Community College Board of Education meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at the OCCC Central County Campus, 400 S.E. College Way, Newport. For details, call 541-8678532.

Thursday, July 18 North Lincoln Health District Board meeting 8:30 a.m. at Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital Education Conference Room location at 3043 N.E. 28th St., Lincoln City. 541- 994-3661. Painting with a Limited Palette from 1 to 4 p.m. Artists’ Studio Association classroom, 620 N.E. Highway 101, Lincoln City. The fee is $15. Visit www.AsaArt.net. To sign up, drop by the classroom. Smoked Salmon Cake demonstration from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Lincoln City Culinary Center, 801 SW Hwy 101, 4th Floor. Call 541-5571125 for more information. Lincoln Pops Big Band Concert and Dance 7:30 to 10 p.m. at the Gleneden Beach Community Club, 110 Azalea St. Gleneden Beach. Admission $6 adults, $3 students. Call 541-563-5067 for details. Otis Feed and Read at Panther Creek Community Center, 655 N. Wayside Loop, Otis. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dinner served 5:45 to 7:15 p.m. Free. Family friendly. Bring the kids. Free meal, books, face painting and other fun activities. The Fox on the Fairway, 8 p.m. Theatre West, 3536 S.E. Highway 101, Lincoln City. Tickets $12 adults, $10 seniors (62 and older) $8 students, children 12 and younger free. Call 541-563-5067.

Friday, July 19 Free Clamming Clinic with local expert Bill Lackner. Begins with a 2:30 p.m. lecture on clam digging at Driftwood Public Library followed by a field trip to Siletz Bay to dig for clams. Call Bill at 541-265-5847. The Fox on the Fairway, 8 p.m. Theatre West, 3536 S.E. Highway 101, Lincoln City. Tickets $12 adults, $10 seniors (62 and older) $8 students, children 12 and younger free. Call 541-563-5067.

Saturday, July 20 Devils Lake Revival, Re-

gatta Grounds. Includes live music, food, free kayak rentals, pontoon boat rides, stand up paddleboard lessons, boat safety demos and more. Free. Call 541-994-5330. Charlie’s Chili Challenge Cook-off and Art Auction from noon to 4 p.m. Newport Senior Center, 20 S.E. Second St., Newport. $5 person. $15 per family. Glass Cutting 101 from 1 to 4 p.m. Artists’ Studio Association Classroom, 620 N.E. Highway 101, Lincoln City. Lori Bedard will lead beginners and experienced glass artists on how to score glass successfully. $20 with all supplies and tools provided; students can bring their own tools if they want. For more information, visit the website www.AsaArt.net. To sign up, drop by the classroom. Hands-on Fruit Pies class from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Lincoln City Culinary Center. Cost: $50. Call 541-557-1125 or 800452-2151. Baha’I Gardens of Haifa free film from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Siletz public Library, 243 W. Buford Ave., Siletz. Anton Mizerak 7 p.m., Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 N.E. Highway 101. Tickets $12 advancce, $14 at the door. 541-994-9994. Nye Beach Writers’ Series with Jim Lynch from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Newport Visual Arts Center, 777 NW Beach Dr. $6 admission. Students free.

Savannah Fuentes presents a traditional Spanish Flamenco song and dance concert at 8 p.m., Lincoln City Cultural Center. Tickets $22 general, $12 student, and $8 for kids under the age of 12, can be purchased online at brownpapertickets.com, or over the phone by calling the LCCC, 541-994-9994.

taurant. 541-265-5847. Also see thenewsguard.com. Windham Hill recording artist Scott Cossu 7 p.m., Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 N.E. Highway 101. Tickets $12 in advance, $14 at the door. 541-994-9994.

Steve Martin’s “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” by Porthole Players, Ldt. 2 p.m. Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive St., Tickets $16 adults,, $14 students and seniors. 541-2652787.

Silent Auction at Lincoln City Cultural Center from 2 to 4:30 p.m. to raise money for local scholarships. Local businesses have donated a lot of really good stuff to be auctioned off and there will be appetizers to sustain you until the auction is over.

Summer Film Series “The Importance of Being Earnest” 7 to 8:45 p.m., Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive St. Tickets $7.50 adults. $7 students and seniors.

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coln City Mayor Dick Anderson at 9 a.m., Starbucks, Wecoma District.

Wednesday, Aug. 7 Public coffee with Lincoln City Mayor Dick Anderson at 9 a.m., Pacific Grind, Taft District.

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Tuesday, Aug. 13 The Depoe Bay RFPD Board of Directors workshop at 5 p.m.  The workshop will focus on the fire service collaborative effort between Depoe Bay Fire, Newport Fire and Central Coast Fire. The monthly board meeting will follow the workshop. Items to be discussed at the Board Meeting include but are not limited to update on future of Station 2300 in Depoe Bay along with financial reporting and response statistics. For more, call 541-764-2202.

Farmers and Crafters Market 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Lincoln City Cultural Center 540 Highway 101. 541-9949994.

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Public coffee with Mayor Dick Anderson at 8:30 a.m., Deli 101, Ocean Lake District.

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Summer Film Series “The Importance of Being Earnest” 7 to 8:45 p.m., Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive St. Tickets $7.50 adults. $7 students and seniors.

Tuesday, July 23 Grief Support Group 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Bay View Medical Center 749 S.W. 11 st., Newport. 541-574-5715.

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Steve Martin’s “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” by Porthole Players, Ldt. 7:30 p.m. Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive St., Tickets $16 adults,, $14 students and seniors. 541-265-2787.

The Roads End Water District Board of Directors meets at noon, at 1812 NE 64th St, Lincoln City to discuss issues related to water in Roads End. Contact 541-994-9636.

The Fox on the Fairway, 8 p.m. Theatre West, 3536 S.E. Highway 101, Lincoln City. Tickets $12 adults, $10 seniors (62 and older) $8 students, children 12 and younger free. Call 541-563-5067.

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The Great Depression: Causes and Cures The Great Depression North Lincoln County Historical Museum 4907 S.W. Highway 101 Lincoln City 541-996-6614 A telling visual exhibit of the Great Depression is on display at the North Lincoln County Historical Museum. Many Americans are looking back at the causes of the Great Depression to see what parallels can be drawn between that era and what people are calling the Great Recession we are experiencing today. Comparisons of how federal economic policies affect employment, consumption of goods and the stock market,

then and now, might help uncover the causes of these financial crises. The exhibit explores these parallels for clues. Government programs

such as the Civilian Conservation Corp and the Works Project Admin-

istration, which put men to work while building coastal infrastructure, are examined to see their effect in getting the country out of the economic crisis of 1929. Examples of how local residents found work doing unusual jobs, or made do with what they had during the Depression years are included in the exhibit narrative. The exhibit is on display in the upstairs gallery and will remain at the museum until the end of the year. North Lincoln County Historical Museum is located at 4907 S.W. Highway 101 in Lincoln City. Museum hours are noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Admission to the museum is free thanks to a grant from the Lincoln City Visitors and Convention Bureau. For more information about the exhibit or its programs, contact Anne Hall at 541-996-6614.

Golfing for kids tourney July 20 The fourth annual Golf “Fore!” the Kids Charity Golf Tournament, hosted by Neighbors For Kids, is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 20, at Chinook Winds Golf Resort. The 18-hole scramble will begin with a shotgun start. Student teams from Lincoln County high schools will compete along with men’s and women’s teams for prizes, including a custom-built Shelby Cobra replica in a hole-inone contest. Entry fee is $100 per player or $400 per foursome. It includes green fees, golf cart, continental break-

fast, catered lunch, goody bag and a chance to win prizes. All participants will also have the

chance to bid on auction baskets and silent auction items. Non-golfers are invited to attend lunch at 1:30 p.m. at $22 per person. Proceeds from the event support NFK’s various community youth programs, including KidsZone, its afterschool and summer programs; the Youth Entrepreneurship program in partnership with Oregon Coast Community College; and NFK’s expanded programs in tutoring, art, music, computer literacy and science. Dave Anderson of KATU-TV’s AM Northwest is master of ceremonies. For more information, visit www. neighborsforkids.org.

Teen Beach Weekend July 27 Be part of the action at the world network premier of “Teen Beach Movie,” a Disney Channel original film. The film will be shown on the lawn at the Lincoln City Cultural Center at 8 p.m. on July 27. But the fun starts much earlier than that; from 5-8 p.m. join the Radio Disney crew for games, crafts, live performances and more! Watch hula dancers, take a land-locked surfing lesson or get a henna tattoo. Volunteers are needed to help with this event. For more details, contact Sandy Gruber at 541-921-3565.

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long-standing tradition at the LCCC, and its parent organization, the Coastal Communities Cultural Center. They provide members, both amateurs and professionals, a chance to show off their best work in paintings, photography, mosaic, textile art, jewelry, pottery and more. Exhibiting artists included Freda Halloran, Catherine Hammond, Elle Lacques, Ralph Hammond, Alice LaFond, Dee Dunn, Richard LaFond

and Merrily Burger. The Cultural Center is also accepting proposals for the 2014 schedule of shows in the Chessman Gallery. If you have an idea for a month-long show in the Chessman Gallery, stop by the Center and pick up a Gallery Proposal Form. Return it with some images (digital or otherwise) by September to be considered for inclusion in next year’s schedule. For information, call 541-994-9994, or visit lincolncity-culturalcenter. org.

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his photo contest is a way for people to share their memories of the Coast and show that our free public beaches are something unique that links all Oregonians together. – Richard Walkoski, OPRD communications and research specialist

The photo contest runs throughout July. Those entering have a chance to win two nights’ stay in a State Park yurt. Submissions will be accepted through July 31. The winner will be decided by the public via online voting to take place Aug. 1-15. The top photo and three runners-up will be displayed at the Oregon State Fair in Salem Aug. 23-Sept. 2 (www.oregonstatefair. org).

Go wild at the library The Winston-based Wildlife Safari will present creatures from the drivethrough wildlife park as part of the “Dig into Reading!” summer reading program. The presentation is scheduled

to begin at 6:30 p.m. July 17 at the Driftwood Public Library, 801 S.W. Highway 101. The safari is a 600-acre park that emphasizes education and conservation.

Animals from the Wildlife Safari will show up July 17 at the Driftwood Library.

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Toledo Summer Festival set July 26-28 A children’s parade, local logging show and timber competition, carnival, craft and food booths and fireworks make up the annual Toledo Summer Festival July 26-28. The theme of the festival is “Boom City, USA.” For a complete schedule events visit: toledosummerfestival.com. Organizers of the 21st annual Toledo Street Fair set for Aug. 4 are calling all innovators, creators, artisans, artists, science-types, do-ityourselfers, original thinkers and plain old makers. If you or someone you know fits this description, the Toledo Chamber of Commerce

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wants to hear from you. The Street Fair is designed to “Ignite Your Imagination” as the chamber expands the traditional Classic Car and Antique Show to shine the spotlight on adults, teens and children who are willing to show their “how-to” skills in a large variety of areas ranging from traditional to hi-tech. including robotics, 3-D printing, textiles, garden systems, clean energy, creative arts, food prep, sustainable technologies and more. The chamber is seeking exciting classic cars and antique vendors and food vendors.

According to the chamber, Toledo’s Main Street is the perfect place on the Oregon Coast to celebrate human ingenuity and creativity with its unique backdrop of numerous symbols of industry, including Georgia Pacific’s paper mill, the Port of Toledo and the Yaquina Pacific Railroad Historical Society. The chamber is inviting anyone who wants to share their knowledge and be part of a larger community of creators to register for the event. The long-range goal is to create an atmosphere of creativity and support in which everyone works

together to drive economic development of the Oregon Coast, responsible and creative reuse of local resources and innovation for a sustainable future. If you would like more information about the Toledo Imagination Street Fair and Car Show, contact Deborah Trusty at the Toledo Chamber of Commerce, 541-336-3183 or go to director@visittoledooregon.com. You can download a registration application from the Chamber website; click the Events tab and scroll to Upcoming Events www.visittoledooregon. com.

The contest is open to nonprofessional photographers 18 and older. Photos should be original digital images or high-resolution scans. Entrants must have permission from all subjects to have their image displayed online. OPRD employees and their family members are ineligible to participate. For more details about Oswald West, the photo contest rules, and a link to the entry form, visit www. celebratetheshore.org.

Celtic, Indian, Himalayan music to be featured at Cultural Center July 20 Mount Shasta keyboardist, harmonica and tabla player Anton Mizerak and Celtic singer, bodhran and pennywhistle player Laura Berryhill will present an evening of Celtic songs, transformational healing music and songs from India and the Himalayas at 7 p.m. July 20 at the Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 N.E. Highway 101 in Lincoln City. Mizerak lives in Mount Shasta and writes his music in nature, believing that an organic experience of sun, wind, water, snow and earth, transmitted through music, can be a valuable nurturing and healing experience. A harmonica and keyboard player since the 1960s, Mizerak has been a featured performer at events with Deepak Chopra, Gary Zukav, Jean Houston, Michael Beckwith and Neale Donald Walsh. His music has been featured on the nationally syndicated radio show “Echoes” and the digi-

tal music formats “Soundscapes” and “Spa Channel.” His highly acclaimed CD series “When Angels Dream” is a top seller with healers and massage therapists. Berryhill has a Master’s degree in music history from the University of Oregon, where she focused on early 17th-century Italian sacred music. She has appeared at Faerieworlds, the Willamette Valley Folk Festival, Oregon Country Fair, the Yachats Celtic Music Festival, and the Festival of Harps in Oakland. The Lincoln City concert will feature Mizerak’s original music, Berryhill’s Celtic songs and chants from around the world, along with mythological storytelling from Celtic and Indian traditions. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door. To reserve yours, with a VISA or MasterCard, drop by the center or call 541-994-9994.


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Drivers: We value our drivers as our most IMPORTANT ASSET!! YOU make us successful!! Top Pay, Benefits Package! CDL-A Required. Join our team NOW! 1-888-414-4467 www.GOHANEY.com

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Maintenance person wanted for busy hospitality company in Pacific City. Light maintenance experience skills required including drywall repair, finish carpentry, paint touch up, trouble shooting, yard work, simple electrical and plumbing repairs. Self motivated, independent worker, full-time, drug free part-time company, background check required. Fax your resume to (503) 965-7778 or call Stephanie at (503) 965-7779 KIWANDA HOSPITALITY Employment@ GROUP KiwandaHospitality.com

EARN $500 A DAY: Insurance Agents Needed; Leads, No Cold Calls; Commissions Paid Daily; Lifetime Renewals; Complete Training; Health/Dental Insurance; Life License Required. Call 1-888713-6020 GORDON TRUCKINGCDL-A Drivers Needed! Dedicated and OTR Positions Now Open! $1,000 SIGN ON BONUS. Consistent Miles, Time Off! Full Benefits, 401k, EOE, Recruiters Available 7 days/week! 866-435-8590 LOFT OUTLET Passion forFashion? Hiring Co-Manager. Competitive Pay and Benefits. Appy in person or call 541-994-4346

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Qualified applicants should mail resumes to: Oregon Coast Bank PO Box 1261 Lincoln City, OR 97367 ATTN: Branch Manager

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The Cottages at Cape Kiwanda are looking for an enthusiastic massage therapist, an esthetician and a manicure/pedicurist to join our dedicated team. Massage candidates will need to have experience as a licensed massage therapist with insurance and be a mature and caring professional with immaculate presentation and excellent communication skills. We are also looking for an esthetician and a manicure/ pedicurist. Candidates must possess valid and current nail tech/esthetician licenses. Both licenses are need for this position. These positions involve weekend work and some evenings. We can offer the right candidates the opportunity to work in a nurturing team environment with exceptional facilities. If you would like to be considered for our team, please send your resume with cover letter to: PO Box 189, Pacific City, OR 97135. If you have any questions please call us 866-571-0605 or email Amy@KiwandaCottages.com.

The Tillamook Estuaries Partnership, a non-profit located in Garibaldi, is looking for a qualified individual to hire as an Administrative Assistant. This is a regular part-time position. More information is available at www.tbnep.org or contact Lisa at 503-322-2222 or lphipps@tbnep.org. The application deadline is July 31, 2013.

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The right candidate must have cooking experience, be highly organized, possess excellent multi-tasking skills and be capable of handling high volume while maintaining impeccable standards for quality. The ability to maintain control and composure in a very busy environment is a must. The right person will have an above average work ethic and understand the importance of professionalism in the workplace. Drug Testing is required. Call Stephanie 503-965-7779 ext 307, or send your resume to ssw@nestuccaridge.com

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NG13-096 NOTICE OF HEARING Notice is hereby given that the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners has received a petition to form New Bridge Special Road District. The Board will conduct a public hearing on the petition on August 7, 2013, at 9:30 a.m., in the Board of Commissioners Hearing Room, which is Room 108 of the Lincoln County Courthouse located at 225 West Olive Street in Newport, Oregon. All interested persons may appear and be heard. Questions concerning this matter may be directed to the Office of Legal Counsel, 225 West Olive Street, Room 110, Newport, Oregon 97365, 265-4108. The boundary of the proposed district consists of the following property in Section 1, Township 7 South, Range 10 West, Willamette Meridian: (1) All property within the Slick Rock Retreat Subdivision; and the following property in Section 36, Township 6 South, Range 10 West, Willamette Meridian: (1) Tax Lot 1200, and (2) Tax Lot 1300. /s/ Kristin H.Yuille Assistant County Counsel

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NG13-091 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF OREGON FOR THE COUNTY OF LINCOLN Probate Department In the Matter of the Estate of: KAY C. BAIZ, Deceased. Case No. 132054 NOTICE TO INTERESTED PERSONS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that DIANNE L. McGEE has been appointed personal representative. All persons having claims against the estate are required to present them, with vouchers attached, to Personal Representative, Dianne L. McGee, 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 PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE: Dianne L. McGee c/o Attorney David V. Cramer, OSB #992479 Andrews Cramer & Ersoff 2015 NW 39th St., Suite 201 Lincoln City, OR 97367 DATED and first published: July 17, 2013 /s/ David V. Cramer DAVID V. CRAMER, OSB #992479 Attorney for Personal Representative

NG13-092 Public Notice Lincoln County is soliciting bids for the EAST DEVILS LAKE ROAD, INTERIM REPAIR Project to include Placing three 2 inch asphalt lifts on approximately 700 linear feet of road surface. Estimated Project cost range is $75,000 $150,000. Contract to be completed by October 15, 2013. Anticipated Notice to Proceed date is September 1, 2013. Contract Documents may be seen or obtained from the office of Lincoln County Public Works, Mitzi Brown, 880 NE 7th Street, Newport, Oregon 97365, telephone (541) 574-1219. Bids must be received at Lincoln County Public Works, 880 NE 7th Street, Newport, Oregon 97365, by bid closing 2:00 p.m. on August 7, 2013. Mailing address: 880 NE 7TH STREET, NEWPORT, OREGON 97365. Submit bids in a sealed envelope marked, “EAST DEVILS LAKE ROAD, INTERIM REPAIR Project , Bid Form Bid Closing August 7, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.” Pursuant to ORS 279C.370 bidders are required to disclose information about certain first-tier subcontractors, either in the bid submission envelope or within two (2) working hours after bid closing. The bidder must comply as applicable with ORS 279C.800 through ORS279C.870 or 40 USC 276a. Each bid-

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der must complete the Residency Statement included in the Bid Form. Bidders shall be currently registered with the Construction Contractors Board (CCB), holding the proper registration for the work contemplated herein, at the time of submittal. All Subcontractors participating in the project shall be similarly registered with the CCB at the time they propose to engage in subcontract work. The CCB registration requirements apply to all public works contracts unless superseded by federal law. Bids will be opened and publicly read at Lincoln County Public Works, 880 NE 7th Street, Newport, Oregon 97365 at 2:00 P.M. on August 7, 2013. The Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any bid not in conformity with the bid requirements, or the right to reject all bids if it is in the best interest of Lincoln County.

NG13-093 Public Notice Lincoln County is soliciting bids for the Bayshore Phase II, Sand Removal Project to include distributing stockpiled sand onto beach areas and removing accumulated sand from surrounding streets and placing on adjacent beach area. Beach restoration activities will be necessary on the disturbed areas. The project is located near Waldport, Oregon. Estimated Project cost range is $75,000 $150,000. Contract to be completed by November 30, 2013. Anticipated Notice to Proceed date is September 12, 2013. Contract Documents

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may be seen or obtained from the office of Lincoln County Public Works, Mitzi Brown, 880 NE 7th Street, Newport, Oregon 97365, telephone (541) 574-1219. Bids must be received at Lincoln County Public Works, 880 NE 7th Street, Newport, Oregon 97365, by bid closing 2:00 p.m. on July 31, 2013. Mailing address: 880 NE 7TH STREET, NEWPORT, OREGON 97365. Submit bids in a sealed envelope marked, “Bayshore Phase II, Sand Removal Project , Bid Form - Bid Closing July 31, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.” Pursuant to ORS 279C.370 bidders are required to disclose information about certain first-tier subcontractors, either in the bid submission envelope or within two (2) working hours after bid closing. The bidder must comply as applicable with ORS 279C.800 through ORS279C.870 or 40 USC 276a. Each bidder must complete the Residency Statement included in the Bid Form. Bidders shall be currently registered with the Construction Contractors Board (CCB), holding the proper registration for the work contemplated herein, at the time of submittal. All Subcontractors participating in the project shall be similarly registered with the CCB at the time they propose to engage in subcontract work. The CCB registration requirements apply to all public works contracts unless superseded by federal law. Bids will be opened and publicly read at Lincoln County Public Works, 880 NE 7th Street, Newport, Oregon 97365 at 2:00 P.M. on July 31, 2013. The Board

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U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, v. DARYL M. HADLEY; ESTATE OF NOREEN A. HADLEY, D E C E A S E D ; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND DEVISEES OF NOREEN A. HADLEY, D E C E A S E D ; KIMBERLY MARIE SPEIER; AND PERSONS OR PARTIES UNKNOWN CLAIMING ANY RIGHT, TITLE, LIEN OR INTEREST IN THE P R O P E R T Y DESCRIBED IN THE COMPLAINT HEREIN, Defendant(s). NO. 131234 TO: DARYL M. HADLEY; ESTATE OF NOREEN A. HADLEY, D E C E A S E D ; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND DEVISEES OF NOREEN A. HADLEY, DECEASED; AND PERSONS OR PARTIES UNKNOWN CLAIMING ANY RIGHT, TITLE, LIEN OR INTEREST IN THE P R O P E R T Y DESCRIBED IN THE COMPLAINT HEREIN, IN THE NAME OF THE STATE OF OREGON: You are hereby required to appear and defend against the allegations contained in the Complaint filed against you in the above entitled proceeding within thirty (30) days from the date of service of this Summons upon you. If you fail to appear and defend this matter within thirty (30) days from the date of publication specified herein along with the required filing fee, U.S. Bank National Associationwill apply to the Court for the relief demanded in the Complaint. The first date of publication is July 3, 2013. NOTICE TO 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 thirty days along with the required filing fee. It

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Public Notices LINCOLN Probate Department In the Matter of the Estate of: LELA E. LEBLANC, Deceased. Case No. 131653 NOTICE TO INTERESTED PERSONS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that TINA M. FRENCH has been appointed personal representative. All persons having claims against the estate are required to present them, with vouchers attached, to Personal Representative, Tina M. French, at the address below, within four months after the date of first publication of this notice, or the claims may be barred.

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NG13-088 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF OREGON FOR THE COUNTY OF LINCOLN Probate Department In the Matter of the Estate of: SONJA L. SALO, Deceased. Case No. 131704 NOTICE TO INTERESTED PERSONS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Jan McKinney has been appointed personal representative. All persons having claims against the estate are required to present them, with vouchers attached, to Personal Representative, Jan McKinney, at the address below, within four months after the date of first publication of this notice, or the

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Deep sand causes concern at beach entrance

Police and area residents continue to warn motorists about the dangers of getting stuck in the sand at the bottom of the 15th Street beach entrance hill. On June 7, while on a water rescue call to the beach just off the 15th Street entrance, North Lincoln Fire & Rescue District #1 water rescue crews had to maneuver their emergency vehicles past a vehicle stuck in the sand at the bottom of the hill.

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- Gretchen Wynne, 15th Street resident The crews were able to quickly get around the vehicle and to the person who had encountered difficulty in the ocean. That person was able to get out of the

water before the rescue team arrived. It appeared that the person was alright. Gretchen Wynne lives on 15th Street and is so concerned about vehicles becoming stuck in the sand; she placed a cardboard sign at the hill entrance that reads, “Caution Deep Sand.” JEREMY C. RUARK/THE NEWS GUARD “The sand is usually pretty compact right at the A local resident has placed a sign on top of the 15th Street bottom of the hill,” said beach access hill warning of deep sand that could trap vehi-

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Two small grass fires last week in the Lincoln City area are a reminder of an early fire season and the danger looming this summer along the Oregon Coast, according to fire officials. Both fires occurred June 5. The first fire charred about an acre of grass 500 feet from Highway 101 along Three Roads Road northeast of Lincoln City. The cause of the blaze is undetermined, as is the second blaze that

WEATHER GUIDE PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS High Low Prec. Tues., June 4 Wed., June 5 Thurs., June 6 Fri., June 7 Sat., June 8 Sun., June 9 Mon., June 10

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Taft third-graders mount book drive after fire Effort follows fire that destroyed school JEREMY C. RUARK The News Guard

Even though Crestline Elementary School is hundreds of miles away in Vancouver, Wash., a Feb. 3 fire that

destroyed the school has promoted Taft Elementary School third-graders to lend a few helping hands. Taft student Kahliah Moroyoqua, 9, said the students took action when they learned about the Crestline School fire. “We felt bad that the school burnt down,” said Moroyoqua. “We wanted the kids at that school to feel better, so we got them books to read.” As a part of the Lincoln County

School District project SEAL (Students Engaged in Authentic Learning), Taft teachers selected a project that was of interest and brainstormed ideas for solutions to the problem. “As teachers, our task was to engage students in the project using innovative strategies,” Taft third-grade teacher Micky Willoughby said. “When Crestline

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Mortician’s victims paid deeply for losses JIM FOSSUM The News Guard

In undoubtedly the most documented, publicized and controversial police case in Lincoln City history, corpses were abused and left unidentified when several unembalmed, decomposing bodies were eerily discovered in a local mortician’s chapel in the fall of 1984. But who were the real victims? Perhaps they were the friends and family of the bodies then-34-year-old Dale Patrick Omsberg was paid to cremate at Pacific View Memorial Chapel at 560 S.W. Fleet St., where The Eventuary now stands. Many cite severe financial woes as the reason behind Omsberg’s grisly crimes of nearly three decades ago, but the man who oversaw the case, retired Lincoln City

police chief Mike Holden, isn’t buying that. “Something,” he said, “was amiss with the man.” Omsberg’s death at age 63 last month from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Myrtle Beach, S.C., following an alleged sexual assault seems to confirm suspicions that the man who served just 23 days of a 30-day sentence with time off for good behavior struggled with demons no one can possibly explain. Ironically, a psychiatric evaluation of Omsberg, which then-District Attorney Ulys Stapleton said factored into his negotiations with Omsberg attorney Stephen Lovejoy, indicated the defendant “would probably commit suicide if sentenced to the penitentiary.” Omsberg’s defense argued their client’s “negligent management” in accepting nominal fees for those in need failed to generate enough

SPECIAL REPORT income to overcome his debt at the mortuary. In a written statement read by Lovejoy to reporters after his client’s sentencing, Omsberg said, “How does one apologize for such a terrible thing that has happened,

except to say that I am truly sorry. I didn’t want it to happen and make no excuses. I hope and pray that you will forgive me.” Many did, including Diane Bassett, whose husband’s body was found Oct. 19, 1984, under a sheet on a table in the mortuary’s garage. “I pray for him and that he’ll be able to put his life back together again and that his wife and two little boys can do the same,” she said following the sentencing. “But it is almost as though you have to live the death again. I think some of us will never get over it.” Bassett was a leading member among a group of people who wouldn’t let the case die like their relatives had. She successfully helped lead a movement to get the Oregon Legislature to pass more stringent rules on crematoria in its 1985 session.

At the time, the only state regulations on crematories were Department of Environmental Quality standards for air pollution. The Legislature has since required that bodies be diligently tracked through paperwork and a stainlesssteel tag. Other states followed suit, but efforts of the locally led “Missing in America” campaign brought about a measure of closure for the victims of the gut-wrenching tragedy that left their loved ones’ whereabouts unknown. The repercussions led to a demand to alter what was perceived as an indifferent bureaucracy and reshaped the justice system as it pertains to the funeral industry. Omsberg pleaded guilty to 60 misdemeanor charges of theft, attempted theft and abuse of a corpse and was See OMSBERG, Page A8


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