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NB school district boundary shifts K-5 grade reconfiguration leads to line changes, putting more kids in North Bay See the redistricting map online at theworldlink.com
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NORTH BEND — A new school district boundary will push more North Bend students into North Bay Elementary. The school board approved a new boundary line Monday night. It runs along Virginia Avenue, turns south onto Oak Street, west onto 11th Street, south onto Pine Street, cuts west across Airport Heights, and turns north just
west of Roosevelt Street. “I don’t know if there even was an original (boundary),” said interim Superintendent Bill Yester. “For the most part, most students north of the bridge were going to North Bay and south of the bridge were going to Hillcrest.” Now, families living north of the boundary will go to North Bay; those living south will go to Hillcrest. Families that live right on the boundary will go to North Bay.
“There are always going to be people who feel like it’ll be difficult for their families to make that change,” said board chair Megan Jacquot. “We’re not trying to hurt anybody. We’re trying to make things better for all of our students.” This change follows the school board’s quest to solve overcrowding and busing issues by putting grades K-5 in both elementary schools. Each grade at both schools will have
Find your school To see where your student will attend elementary school this fall, plug your address into the district’s interactive map (find it at www.nbend.k12.or.us) to see where you live in relation to the boundary line. Parents can pick up intra-district transfer forms at either Hillcrest or North Bay elementary schools. Turn them in to the elementary schools or the district office before the June 30 deadline.
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Nike gets pressure to ax tribal caricature
Diamond Devils back in Coquille
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By Lou Sennick, The World
Zach Breitkreutz safely slides into third base for the Red Devils on Tuesday afternoon during their home game against Myrtle Point.After missing out on the entire baseball season last year, they are back on the diamond this year. See story on Page B1.
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WASHINGTON — Want to know whether there’s been a history of sexual assaults on your college campus? The Obama administration has created a new website that will post enforcement actions it’s taken against schools and provide information for victims on where to go for help. A White House task force on sexual assault recommended actions Tuesday that colleges and universities should take to protect victims and inform the public about the magnitude of the problem, such as identifying confidential victim’s advocates and conducting surveys to better gauge the frequency of sexual assault on their campuses. The recommendations stem from a 90-day review by the task force that President Barack Obama created after his administration heard complaints about the poor treatment of campus rape victims and the hidden nature of such
president what keeps them up at night, more than anything it’s the safety of our students.”
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy slowed drastically in the first three months of the year as a harsh winter exacted a toll on business activity. The slowdown, while worse than expected, is likely to be temporary as growth rebounds with warmer weather. Growth slowed to a barely discernible 0.1 percent annual rate in the January-March quarter, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. That was the weakest pace since the end of 2012 and was down from a 2.6 percent rate in the previous quarter. Many economists said the government’s first estimate of growth in the January-March quarter was skewed by weak figures early in the quarter. They noted that several sectors — from retail sales to manufacturing output — rebounded in March. That strength should provide momentum for the rest of the year. And on Friday, economists
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crimes. The task force also promised greater transparency. A new website, notalone.gov, will post enforcement actions and offers information to victims about how to seek local help and information about filing a complaint. “Colleges and universities can no longer turn a blind eye or pretend that rape and sexual assault doesn’t occur on their campus,” SEE CAMPUS | A8
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expect the government to report a solid 200,000-plus job gain for April. “While quarter one was weak, many measures of sentiment and output improved in March and April, suggesting that the quarter ended better than it began,” said Dan Greenhaus, chief investment strategist at global financial services firm BTIG. Still, the anemic growth last quarter is surely a topic for discussion at the Federal Reserve’s latest policy meeting, which ends Wednesday afternoon. No major changes are expected in a statement the Fed will release. But it will likely announce a fourth reduction in its monthly bond purchases because of the gains the economy has been making. The Fed’s bond purchases have been intended to keep long-term loan rates low. In its report Wednesday, the government said consumer spending grew at a 3 percent annual rate SEE ECONOMY | A8
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PORTLAND — A Native American group is calling on Nike Inc. to stop producing and selling products that feature the Cleveland Indians’ mascot Chief Wahoo, which it calls a “grotesque caricature” of modern Indians. The logo, which appears on some team caps and jerseys, depicts a grinning, red-faced cartoon with a feather headband. The group, called Eradicating Offensive Native Mascotry, is planning a protest at Nike’s Oregon headquarters in Beaverton this week and is running a social media campaign using the #Dechief hashtag. “The fact that Nike is selling items that feed into the hostility toward Native Americans is really troubling,” said the group’s cofounder, Jacqueline Keeler. “Major businesses profit off of caricatures of our people. It would not be acceptable for any other group to be portrayed like this.” Nike did not immediately return a call for comment regarding the mascot protest. Supporters of the logo say it’s not racist and should be respected because it is part of the team’s history. The group’s effort is part of a larger national debate over use of Native American names and logos in sports — imagery that many consider offensive. Hundreds of high school and college teams have done away with their Native American nicknames. But many others have steadfastly held to their mascots and logos, prompting continuing protests. Lawmakers in Oregon this year eased up on a ban on Native American mascots, opening the door for some schools to keep them. Native Americans have been protesting Chief Wahoo for years. In January, the Cleveland Indians made the Chief Wahoo logo less visible and gave more prominence to the block letter “C” for Cleveland, though the team denied it was demoting Wahoo. There were no changes to the uniforms, with Wahoo’s face remaining on the team’s home cap and on the sleeve of all the team’s jerseys — and opponents say they want the caricature completely gone. Keeler’s group is going around the team owners and targeting companies that produce teams’ gear, starting with Nike.
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COOS BAY — A Coos Bay man arrested in Idaho is heading home in handcuffs to face charges that he desecrated a corpse. According to the Coos Bay Police Department, 58-yearold Robert Allan Gordon was arrested by Boise police April 23 on Coos Bay warrants charging second-degree abuse of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence. Second-degree abuse of a corpse, a Class C felony, includes “treatment of a
CASA a topic for church Friendship Day The South Coast unit of Church Women United will be celebrating Friendship Day at 11 a.m. May 2 at Bandon First Presbyterian Church, 592 Edison Ave., SW, Bandon.
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April 28, 9:13 p.m., assault, 1300 block of West Anderson Avenue.
April 28, 4:30 a.m., dispute, Bay Area Hospital.
April 28, 9:50 p.m., assault, 700 block of F Street.
April 28, 7:42 a.m., domestic assault, Commercial Avenue and Third Street.
April 28, 10:47 p.m., disorderly conduct, 700 block of South Broadway Avenue.
April 28, 9:58 a.m., unlawful entry to a motor vehicle, 1800 block of Thomas Street.
April 29, 12 a.m., man arrested for fourth-degree assault, 700 block of F Street.
April 28, 10:01 a.m., theft of lawnmower, 1000 block of South 10th Street.
April 29, 12:51 a.m., dispute, 400 block of North Wasson Street.
April 28, 10:39 a.m., dispute, 500 block of Shorepines Avenue. April 28, 11:57 a.m., fraud, 1400 block of Newmark Avenue.
April 28, 12:47 p.m., theft of parcel, 300 block of Fourth Avenue. April 28, 1:09 p.m., fraud, 600 block of Clay Street.
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The theme for the day is “Through God Our Hands Can Serve.” The Rev. Bobbi Neason will speak on the work of CASA volunteers. A luncheon will follow the gathering.
Woman displaced after apartment fire EMPIRE — An Empire-area apartment sustained approximately $25,000 in damages from a fire Monday night. According to the Coos Bay Fire Department, the occupant of unit 16 at the Empire Lakes Apartments wasn’t home when neighbors heard her smoke alarm go off and saw smoke coming from the apartment’s top story. Firefighters extinguished the fire — believed to have been caused by an unattended hot object in the bathroom — before it was able to spread to neighboring apartments. The American Red Cross is providing assistance to the displaced resident.
Fire department plans controlled burn The Coos Bay Fire Department will burn a vacant home Wednesday night as a training exercise. The practice burn, scheduled to run 6:30-10 p.m., will use a home at 1580 Pine St. Fire department personnel will be monitoring wind conditions, and are asking to be notified if smoke gets into nearby homes.
April 28, 12:39 p.m., dispute, 700 block of South Empire Boulevard.
corpse by any person in a manner not recognized by generally accepted standards of the community.” The second-degree charge is distinct from firstdegree abuse of corpse, which specifically includes sexual activity with or dismemberment of a corpse. Tampering with physical evidence is a Class A misdemeanor. Gordon is currently being held at the Ada County jail on a fugitive hold, but has waived extradition to Oregon.
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COOS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE April 28, 4:43 a.m., burglary, 90900 block of Pigeon Point Loop, Coos Bay. April 28, 5:29 a.m., domestic harassment, 93600 block of West Dove Lane, North Bend. April 28, 8:01 a.m., fraud, 48300 block of U.S. Highway 101, Coos Bay.
April 28, 1:29 p.m., dispute, 1300 block of Newmark Avenue.
April 28, 8:51 a.m., burglary, 63200 block of Troller Road, Charleston.
April 28, 2:09 p.m., violation of restraining order, 400 block of West Anderson Avenue.
April 28, 1:42 p.m., criminal mischief, 91500 block of Windjammer Lane, Coos Bay.
April 28, 2:21 p.m., dispute, 200 block of Park Avenue.
April 28, 3:49 p.m., dispute, 1800 block of Pine Street, North Bend.
April 28, 3:26 p.m., threats, 1200 block of North Sixth Street. April 28, 4:31 p.m., dispute, 400 block of South Cammann Street.
April 28, 3:55 p.m., theft, 98400 block of Carla Lane, Myrtle Point.
April 28, 5:50 p.m., theft, 91900 block of Cape Arago Highway, Coos Bay. April 28, 6:25 p.m., theft, 63300 block of Charleston Road, Charleston. April 28, 11:02 p.m., theft, 63300 block of Boat Basin Road, Charleston. April 28, 11:08 a.m., dispute, 500 block of Second Avenue, Powers.
COQUILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT April 28, 2:14 p.m., disorderly conduct, state Highway 42 and Rink Creek.
NORTH BEND POLICE DEPARTMENT April 28, 2:55 a.m., dispute, 2700 block of Union Avenue. April 28, 7:09 a.m., theft, 2000 block of Maine Street. April 28, 8:16 a.m., shoplifter, 1700 block of Virginia Avenue. April 28, 12:37 p.m., theft, 400 block of Simpson Avenue. April 28, 4:57 p.m., assault, 1200 block of Virginia Avenue. April 28, 10:33 p.m., woman cited in lieu of custody for seconddegree criminal trespass, The Mill Casino-Hotel. April 29, 5:51 a.m., domestic assault, 2300 block of Delores Lane.
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TODAY Defeat River Brewery Tasting Event 5:30-9:30 p.m., Marine Activity Center, Salmon Harbor, 495 Beach Blvd., Winchester Bay. Umpqua Singers Concert 7 p.m., The Barn, 1200 11th St. SW, Bandon. Donations accepted. Nationally acclaimed group originates out of Roseburg.
THURSDAY National Prayer Day Beltane-Samhain (Wican/Pagan) National Day of Prayer noon, Reedsport Community Center, 451 Winchester Ave., Reedsport. Sponsored by the Lower Umpqua Ministerial Association. 541-271-4414 North Bend Kindergarten Registration 3:30-6 p.m. at North Bay Elementary School, 93670 Viking Lane, North Bend. Child’s birth certificate, immunization records and proof of residency are required. Child must be 5 years old by Sept. 1. Representatives from Hillcrest and North Bay will be available to help with paperwork. Boundaries to be determined. 541-756-8351 or visit www.nbend.k12.or.us South Coast Community Foundation Presentation 5:30-8 p.m., Red Lion Hotel, 1313 N. Bayshore Drive, Coos Bay. Listen to the pros and cons of Jordan Cove tax projections. Led by Rob Taylor and Steve Jansen. 541-290-5144
Allie West was crowned Miss Mt. Hood Outstanding Teen 2014.
NB sophomore wins Mt. Hood teen pageant NORTH BEND — A North Bend High School sophomore landed a college scholarship in a recent pageant. Allie West, 16, was crowned Miss Mt. Hood Outstanding Teen 2014 at the Miss Cascade Scholarship Pageant on April 26 in Oregon City. The scholarship pageant is part of the Miss America Program, awarding college scholarships to young women ages 13 to 24. West received tuition funds for placing first in the talent portion of the compe-
tition. She performed an Italian opera, “O Mio Babbino Caro.” Her platform is “From Compassion to Action — Volunteerism.” Contestants competed in sportswear, evening gowns, talent and answered a question regarding a current event or their platform. All contestants were interviewed by a group of five judges prior to the program. Receiving this title allows West to compete in the Miss Oregon Outstanding Teen Competition in June in Seaside.
Chamber commends excellence in customer service Have you had an outstanding customer service experience at a local store or restaurant that made you want to tell everyone about it? It’s that kind of service the Bay Area Chamber of Commerce honors each quarter with its 4 Star Customer Service Awards. Nominations can be made by anyone and will be evaluated at each quarter’s end. The business should be nominated because they have given extraordinary service, and the customer has experienced a “wow” feeling that keeps them going back and inspires them to tell
Meetings TODAY North Bend Public Library Board — 5 p.m., North Bend Public Library, 1800 Sherman Ave., North Bend; regular meeting. Reedsport Planning Commission — 6 p.m., City Hall, 451 Winchester Ave., Reedsport; regular meeting. North Bend Urban Renewal Agency Budget Committee — 7 p.m. City Hall, 835 California St., North Bend; regular meeting. Cedar Crest Special Road District Board of Directors — 63353 Juniper Road, Coos Bay; regular meeting.
THURSDAY Coos County Airport District — 7:30 a.m., Southwest Oregon Regional Airport, 1100 Airport Lane, North Bend; special meeting.
others about the awesome service they have received. Nominations can be made by filling out a survey available at the chamber. Surveys may be mailed to the Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, 145 Central Ave, Coos Bay; faxed to 541-267-6704 or sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Winners will be selected by the chamber executive committee on a quarterly basis. The business will be presented a certificate and recognized in the chamber newsletter. For more information, call the Bay Area Chamber of Commerce at 541-266-0868.
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SATURDAY City of Coquille Spring Cleanup before 7:30 a.m. and with prior arrangement. Restrictions apply, yard debris only. Call 541-3962115 for Tuesday pickups. Explore Birds of the Estuary 8-10 a.m., meet at Charleston Visitor Information Center, west end of South Slough Bridge on Basin Drive. Dress for weather, bring scopes and binoculars. Guided, $1 each birder. 541-888-5558 Hearts and Hands Crafters Guild Spring Craft Sale 8 a.m-4 p.m., Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1290 Thompson Road, Coos Bay. Lunch available. Partial proceeds support Young Life Club. Bay Area Brigade Cleanup 9 a.m., Meet at Coos Bay Visitor Information Center, 50 Central Ave., Coos Bay. Brigade team trash tally 11 a.m., meet at North Bend Fire Hall, 1880 McPherson, North Bend for a barbecue sponsored by NW Natural. Register at http://www.solv.org/get-involved/events/2nd-annual-bay-areabrigade. Coquille Community Garden Plant and Yard Sale 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 180 N. Baxter, Coquille. Locally grown vegetables, plants and donated goods. Proceeds to improve garden. www.coquillecommunitygarden.org
The Area Agency on Aging advisory council is now taking applications from persons over the age of 60 who are interested in serving as at-large members of the council during the 20142016 program year which starts July 1. There are 10 atlarge positions on the council. To apply, call 541-2692013 or 1-800-858-5777 and Western Oregon Advanced Health attend the AAA advisory — noon, Oregon Coast Communi- council meeting starting at ty Action, 1855 Thomas St., Coos Bay; regular meeting.
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Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting noon, Steve Tucker Superstore, 325 N. Adams, Coquille. FIRST Family Night Fundraiser 3-7 p.m., Spruce Street Bar and Grill, 630 Spruce St., Myrtle Point. A portion of sales will go to FIRST reading program. 541-572-2060 Tall Ships: Welcome and Walk-on Tours 4-5 p.m., Waterfront at Coos Bay Boardwalk, U.S. Highway 101 and Anderson Avenue, Coos Bay. Suggested donation $3. Downtown Coos Bay Wine Walk 5-7:30 p.m. Start at Coos Bay Visitor Information Center, 50 Central Ave. Map & glass $10. Proceeds benefit Coos Bay Boat Building Center, Friends of the South Slough National Estuarine Reserve, The Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association and Coos Art Museum. 541-269-1222 ext. 248 Hearts and Hands Crafters Guild Spring Craft Sale 5-8 p.m., Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1290 Thompson Road, Coos Bay. Lunch available. Partial proceeds support Young Life Club. Open Mic 6-9 p.m., Orcoast Music, 787 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay. “Guys and Dolls” 7 p.m., Little Theatre on the Bay, 1800 Sherman Ave., North Bend. www.ltob.net Umpqa Singers Concert 7 p.m., Pacific Auditorium, 2260 Longwood Drive, Reedsport. Performers are a touring group from Umpqua Community College. Free strawberry shortcake at 5:30 p.m.
Third Annual Spring Into Summer Sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Reedsport Community Building, 451 Winchester Ave., Reedsport. Home based business, new and used items, concessions, raffles. 541-361-0212 Traditional Native Canoe Display 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Coos Bay Boardwalk, U.S. Highway 101 and Anderson Avenue, Coos Bay. South Coast Celtic Fest 10 a.m.- 9 p.m., Hales Center for the Performing Arts, 1988 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay. Vendors and live music free admission, 10 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. 24 Hands-on workshops, $15 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger. Evening concerts, begin at 7 p.m. Cost is $20. Featured: Molly’s Revenge plus Kitchen Ceilidh and Oregon Coast Pipes and Drums. Celtic dinner buffet begins at 5 p.m., $7 at the door. Event tickets available at: Off the Record, Books by the Bay, Coos Bay Visitors Center and Bandon Mercantile. www.southcoastfolksociety.wordpress.com Tall Ships: Walk-on Tours 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Waterfront at Coos Bay Boardwalk, U.S. Highway 101 and Anderson Avenue, Coos Bay. Suggested donation $3. Friends of Coos Bay Library Used Book Sale 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Coos Bay Public Library, 525 Anderson Ave., Coos Bay. Memberships available, $5. Sixth Annual Taco Cook-off 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Culinary Center fourth floor, 801 SW U.S. Highway 101, Lincoln City. Tacos tastes, $1.50. Beer, wine and sweet treats. Music by Mark Alan. Tall Ship Days — Downtown Coos Bay Treasure Hunt 11 a.m.-3 p.m., start at Coos Bay Boardwalk, U.S. Highway 101 and Anderson Avenue, Coos Bay. 541-269-5312 P.E.O. Sisterhood Reciprocity Luncheon noon, Red Lion Hotel, 1313 N. Bayshore Drive, Coos Bay. Set up, 10:30 a.m. and registration 11:30 a.m. Nine chapters will gather. Lunch, $16. RSVP at 541-7564191 or 541-269-7658. Book Reading and Signing 1 p.m., Coos Historical and Maritime Museum, 1220 Sherman Ave., North Bend. Featured authors: Chuck King, Linda Kirk, Carolyn Prola and Mary Ellen Robertson,” Myrtle Point and Vicinity 1893-1950. Film: Winged Migration 1-2:30 p.m., South Slough Reserve Interpretive Center, 61907 Seven Devils Road, Charleston. Follow a variety of birds as they migrate across seven continents. Shown on the big screen, popcorn provided. 541-888-5558 Town Hall with State Rep. Caddy McKeown and Sen. Arnie Roblan 12:30 p.m., Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue, 2625 U.S. Highway 101, Florence. MacKenzie’s Cause Stop Bullying Now 2 p.m., Harbortown Events Center, 325 Second St. SE, Bandon. Live music provided by Stillwater Reserve; Done Deal; Candace Kreitlow; Kenny: Bob and Rob; and others. Tall Ships: Battle Sails 2-5 p.m., Waterfront at Coos Bay Boardwalk, U.S. Highway 101 and Anderson Avenue, Coos Bay. Cost is $43-63. RSVP by calling 800-200-5239. Free Roller Skating 3-5 p.m., Snoddy Memorial Gymnasium, Bay Area Church of the Nazarene, 1850 Clark St., North Bend. Skates provided for all ages. Children must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Empty Bowls Fundraiser for South Coast Food Share 3:30-6 p.m., Oregon Coast Culinary Institute, 1988 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay. Live music, silent auction. Bowl of soup and bread $15, seniors and students $10. Bowls made by Bay Area Potters. Tall Ships: Evening Sail on Hawaiian Chieftain 6-8 p.m., Waterfront at Coos Bay Boardwalk, U.S. Highway 101 and Anderson Avenue, Coos Bay. Cost is $43. RSVP by calling 800-200-5239. Coos County Democrats Annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner 7 p.m., Bandon Community Center, 1200 11th St. SW. Bandon. Social hour and silent auction begins at 5:30 p.m. Guests include: Master of ceremonies, Bill Bradbury; keynote: Brad Avarkian; special Coos County Democrat of the Year award presented by Joanne Verger; speakers: Arnie Roblan and Caddie McKeown. Advance tickets, $35 available at Outdoor Inn, Shark Bites, Off the Record, Marino’s Boots and Saddles and Truffles. Tickets $40 at the door. 541-7568898 “Guys and Dolls” 7 p.m., Little Theatre on the Bay, 1800 Sherman Ave., North Bend. www.ltob.net
Attention: The Coos County Urban RenewalAgency is seeking applicants for 4 at-large vacancies on the CCURA Budget Committee each for a three-year term. The committee reviews budget proposals for each fiscal year and forwards the recommendations to the agency.The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay administers the district for the agency.Appointments to the committee are approved through the Coos County Board of Commissioners. Please submit a letter of interest stating experience and background by 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Letters can be mailed to: Coos County Urban Renewal Agency c/o Oregon International Port of Coos Bay Attn: Finance Department P.O. Box 1215 Coos Bay, OR 97420-0311 Material can be delivered to: Coos County Urban Renewal Agency c/o Oregon International Port of Coos Bay 125 Central Avenue, Suite 300 Coos Bay, Oregon
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Early fires could foretell a hot, dry summer You might have noticed the news items this week about a pair of fires on Scott Mountain near Sweet Home. These weren’t big fires, not by any stretch. But if you were thinking that it seems a little early in the season for forest fires, you’re not alone. Near the start of the year, when we were in the grip of an unusually dry winter, a number of fires broke out in western Oregon. Since then, a stretch of rainy weather has aided matters considerably, but we’re still at risk. In general, March storms increased snowpack in the northern half of the western United States but didn’t provide much in the way of relief for the dry southern half. March marked the second straight month when many snow telemetry sites across the West received two to three times the normal amount of precipitation, and that has helped to make up in part for an abnormally dry early winter. Nevertheless, a handful of observations we’ve made before on this topic still very much apply: First, the federal government would be wise to enact a proposal that would treat the largest 1 percent of wildfires as natural disasters. This designation would allow these huge fires to be fought using money from the same disaster account that pays for hurricane and other natural disaster relief efforts. In turn, this would help preserve money earmarked for badly
GOP will provide a compelling primary race for Senate
Oregon Views Oregon Views offers edited excerpts of newspaper editorials from around the state. To see the full text, go to theworldlink.com/new/opinion. needed forest restoration efforts. Second, it’s time — it’s well past time — to get people back to work in the woods, helping to remove the smaller trees and other growth that have turned our forests into tinderboxes. Albany Democrat- Herald
Reporting medical errors should be mandatory Medicine is science, training and art performed by humans. Mistakes happen. Oregon’s laws and rules don’t do enough to ensure there are fewer mistakes. Nobody really knows how many medical errors there are every year. Instead, there are national estimates. And those estimates keep going up. In 1999, the seminal report “To Err is Human” from the Institute of Medicine said that up to 98,000 people a year die because of mistakes in hospitals. In 2013, The Journal of Patient Safety reported that the number might be 210,000 patients to 440,000 patients each year die because of things that happened in
hospitals that could have been prevented. Concern about patient safety prompted the Oregon Legislature in 2003 to form the Oregon Patient Safety Commission. It was designed from the beginning, though, to be voluntary. Doctors, nursing homes, pharmacies, medical clinics and hospitals don’t have to report their mistakes. There are no penalties. If participation is only voluntary, the commission and Oregonians don’t know how bad Oregon’s problems are with mistakes. And they don’t know if the commission’s efforts are focused on the right things. The Oregon Patient Safety Commission announced this month it is working on rules for mediating disputes over medical errors. It’s a kind of limited malpractice reform produced by the Legislature. Patients and doctors can go into a confidential mediation process to settle disputes. But if Oregon is serious about reducing medical errors, they should make reporting errors mandatory. The (Bend) Bulletin
Beyond a doubt, the most compelling statewide race in the May primary election is the battle being waged among Republicans hoping for a shot at the U.S. Senate. The winner of the Republican primary, which has attracted five GOP candidates, will face off against the Democratic incumbent, Jeff Merkley, who is running for his second term. The GOP field of five candidates essentially boils down to two: Jason Conger, a state representative from Bend; and Portland pediatric neurosurgeon Monica Wehby. Conger and Wehby have similar positions on some key issues in the race: Both,for example, are opposed to the Affordable Care Act. But the truly interesting angle here is that Wehby appears to be to Conger’s left on certain social issues. For example, Wehby is pro-choice on abortion and is sympathetic to same-sex marriage. These positions have raised eyebrows nationally, and have led at least some pundits to proclaim that Wehby is more electable than Conger in a statewide race against a Democrat. Whichever way voters decide in the May 20 election, it’s a good sign for Oregon’s GOP that it’s staging an election that has captured the state’s attention. Corvallis Gazette-Times
Privacy from government A Pennsylvania high school issued laptop computers to students and then remotely activated the laptops’ cameras to watch the students when they were away from school. On my computer, a program called Disconnect reveals that my favorite websites spy on me and track what I like to read, what I browse, what I buy. Privacy is almost a thing of the past. As I explained on my show recently, I follow the advice of “experts.” I buy anti-virus software (today a virus is more likely to steal your credit card and bank info than harm your computer). I sometimes change passwords.But someone still might steal my data. I’m told I should be upset about this. But I’m not. Already, I voluntarily give up privacy. Amazon has my credit card info. Facebook, Google, Reason.org, Cato.org etc., know my preferences. I resent that websites demand I click “agree” to say that I’ve read their complex terms and conditions. (I click “agree,” but no one reads them.) By comparison, the National Security Agency’s data mining seems relatively benign. They just gather patterns JOHN of phone numbers. They STOSSEL say they don’t listen to my calls or know my name. Columnist Do we trust them? The important difference is whether what you do is voluntary. You can decide whether to use Facebook or let private sites install cookies to track your info. Johansson didn’t give that hacker permission to steal her photos. And I didn’t give the NSA — not to mention the IRS, FBI, etc. — permission to access my information. Sometimes people say that sharing information with Amazon or Facebook is just as involuntary, but the truth is that we’re just too lazy to check their privacy policies. And there’s a good, rational reason we don’t worry so much about companies: Even if they get hold of my embarrassing information, all they can do with it is try to sell us things. Because of the Internet, I changed my behavior years ago. I try not to email anything too embarrassing. I’m aware that when I surf the Web, someone might watch. And if you find out what I like to do on the weekend, what medications I take or that I have seen a psychotherapist, so what? I’m not ashamed. But here’s the thing: With all the private, voluntary transactions, I can at least decide whether the risk is worth it. I don’t get to make that calculation when government decides it wants to know more about me. The National Highway Traffic Safety Agency wants black box recorders to be mandatory in all cars. The bureaucrats say they need to keep track of how we drive and where we go — but not to spy on us, they say. They promise they won’t tell anyone that you see a psychologist or go to Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. They just want your travel pattern in order to know where to build the next highway, add mass transit and so on. And if you are in an accident, the black box may reveal important information about who is at fault. Maybe the other guy was speeding. Now the lawyers will have more information. And don’t we trust the government? No, not always. But we don’t place an infinite value on privacy. Sometimes we’re willing to give up some of it — to friends, doctors, companies with whom we want to do business. What we really value is the freedom to choose when we’ll do that and when we’ll tell people to butt out. We can never tell government to butt out.
Letters to the Editor SCCF means funds for schools
If not LNG, we’re doomed
As a lifelong Oregon Coast resident, business owner and father of a child being educated in our local school system, I urge your readers to support the South Coast Community Foundation (SCCF). Please understand that I am not advocating blind support. I encourage you to do the research, participate in the public process still underway and then make up your own mind. A work group comprised of the four Enterprise Zone sponsors (cities of Coos Bay, North Bend, Coos County and International Port of Coos Bay) are currently making remarkable progress in developing acceptable bylaws which will allow the SCCF to achieve its stated purpose while providing accountability and transparency to our local media and citizenry. As a community, we have many struggles to overcome. High rates of unemployment, poverty, domestic abuse and drug use which far exceed state and federal levels. We need to change our destiny and seize the opportunity the South Coast Community Foundation will provide our schools. County assessor Steve Jansen projects that, if enacted, and if Jordan Cove becomes a reality and starts construction in 2015, our local schools will see $298.75 per child (K-12) vs $33.96 starting in 2016. If the SCCF does not exist, there will be no other mechanism available to us which prevents these monies from being lost to the state equalization process. The April 15 World editorial adeptly pointed out that a pervasive state of distrust exists between certain factions of our citizenry and local government agencies. It is unfortunate that a vocal minority within our community finds it preferable to engage in divisive behavior and personally attack those they disagree with rather than to work together with others in a collaborative manner for the benefit of our children. Todd Goergen Coos Bay
During my eight years here in Coos Bay,I have observed two distinct camps in this community: those who want growth and those who don’t. Both are passionate about their position, as witnessed in recent town hall meetings and editorials, but it seems that the bigger picture is being largely ignored in these debates. To be blunt, our community is on a slow but unwavering downward trajectory, both socially and economically.This is not supposition. Consider the following: Over the past two years, Coos County lost nearly 1,300 workers — a significant 4.4 percent of our total workforce. A shrinking workforce means fewer customers for local businesses. It means lower property values, more empty commercial space and less tax revenue. Indeed, both Coos County and Coos Bay governments have dipped into savings the past few years to make ends meet, and neither anticipates a windfall in the near or distant future. Many of our schools are in substandard condition, and our streets and sewer system are in need of major repairs. Many city buildings are sinking and the cost of repairs could force some businesses to close or move elsewhere. Additionally, Coos County ranks as the 28th unhealthiest county in Oregon. It is one of the most obese counties in the state and we have one of the highest tobacco use rates in Oregon — especially among pregnant mothers — and we rank among the highest for cancer incidents. Meth and heroin use is prevalent. Our suicide rate is 70 percent higher than the state average and 40 percent of our residents are below the federal poverty line, including a stunning 76 percent of single mothers with children younger than 5 years old. Fourteen years ago, 16.5 percent of Coos Bay's population was below the poverty line. That number has grown to 18.1 percent. Worst of all, we have twice the state average of children in the foster care system and most have experienced child abuse. (We're the eighth highest county in Oregon for abuse cases). Ninety-eight percent of our families with child abuse incidents are
below the poverty level. I am respectful of those who oppose the Jordan Cove project, but in reality the absence of Jordan Cove will only serve to accelerate our demise. I have never heard anyone say that Jordan Cove would fix all our woes, but it would certainly be a big step in the right direction. Alan Pettit Coos Bay
LNG fees a thinly disguised bribe I recently read a letter to the editor in which the writer said that the environmental types keep coming up with any reason to support their opposition to LNG. I find this very interesting.I seem to remember that the proponents first said that they supported the importation of LNG for “energy independence.” Now that the proposal is to export LNG, the reasons for supporting it have all changed around 180 degrees. Let’s be real. The owners of the proposed facility are only in it for the money. They will do or saying anything in order to make it happen.They didn’t get as rich as they are by being stupid or not knowing how to play the game. The recent ploy is to (almost) promise money for our community. This is not a great deal of money for them; but it is a lot for our poor area. I agree that, if LNG comes, it would be nice to get some of the crumbs from their table to help local schools, etc. However, we should know that they are buying support (or at least a reduced opposition); so, it’s really just a thinly disguised bribe. The proponents say that increased money brought into the area outweighs points made by the opposition. I question this logic. What if those of us who are fairly new to the area — those of us who selfishly put in our 45 years of hard labor and now want to live in an area with clean air — decide that Bandon, Reedsport, etc. would work just fine for us. I recently talked with a neighbor who said that if LNG does come, he might just move out of the area. I had the same thought earlier, although I did not prompt his comment. Unfortunately, in this economic climate, some of us do collect (and spend) more than some
working families. What if LNG comes into this area and the number of dollars spent here actually goes down? Just asking. Glenn Thurkow North Bend
Use LNG money to fix sewers Coos County commissioners, Coos Bay city councilors, think outside the box. Your actions, voting away citizens rights to their share of the LNG Community Services Fees by joining South Coast Community Foundation (SCCF), will increase their cost of living. While Coos Bay holds public meetings on sewer upgrades, and other meetings,the council will be voting to join, or not, the SCCF. Why can’t LNG community service fees be used to upgrade not only Coos Bay but other county sewer plants currently not in the plan. Fees, $25 million a year, $500 million dollars in 20 years. Coos Bay only needs $81 million for it’s 20-year construction master plan. A drop in the bucket. If you can’t flush the toilet, you can’t educate the kids, right. Coos Bay city officials have raised the flag, blown the whistle, EMERGENCY, two new sewer plant upgrades and street paving paid for by the citizens in new taxes or sewer fees. They see their options only limited to the citizens taking out their wallets. No, wait, they want to hear from us, meetings to be held in May. But, really the plan is for us to do it to ourselves by voting for a city charter change, allowing the officials to borrow the money, raise taxes, because now we have to vote to raise taxes, increasing cost for everyone in the community. Believe me, if that does not work, fee increases will be used, as they are now. The city officials and supporters like the fee increases, they don’t have to ask anyone. The mayor estimates sewer fee options of $55 a month for a single household in 2014 to $85 in 2020, just six years going forward of the 20 years. There are only two options, or a combination of the two, on the table now. Carol Taylor Coos Bay
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Arseal Mae Brittsan Nov. 9, 1917 - April 20, 2014
Arseal Mae Brittsan, 96, died peacefully, surrounded by the love of family, April 20, 2014, at her home in Clackamas. Arseal was born Nov. 9, 1917, in Philipsburg, Mont., to Frank and S y l v i a Bazinet. She Arseal Brittsan g ra d u a te d f r o m Granite County High School, and business school in Helena, Mont. After graduation, she worked for the House of Representatives of the state of Montana, and the Federal Reserve Bank in Helena. Arseal married Edward Colvin Neu of Philipsburg in 1942. After Nedâ€™s return from the U.S. Army in 1944, they purchased the Economy Grocery in Philipsburg. The couple divorced in 1960. During these years, Arseal worked as a secretary for the Granite County attorney and the county Extension Office. She was deputy clerk of the court and later became Granite County deputy clerk and recorder. In 1964, Arseal married
Joyce Marie Richardson July 23, 1929 - April 10, 2014
A memorial service will be held for Joyce Marie Richardson, 84, of Coos Bay at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at N e l s o n â€™s Bay Area Mo r t u a ry, 405 Elrod Ave., in Coos Bay. Pastor Don Berney will officiate. Joyce was Joyce Richardson born July 23, 1929, in Miller, Neb., the daughter of Lawrence and Mary (Fairchild) Cool. She was raised and educated in North Platte, Neb., and graduated from North Platte
James Everett Lortie Feb. 14, 1930 - Feb. 25, 2014
A memorial service for James Everett Lortie, 84, of Everett, Wash., formerly of Milwaukie, Ore., will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, May 2, at First Baptist Church, 6125 Caldwell Road in Gladstone. James was born Feb. 14, 1930, in Myrtle Point. He passed away Feb. 25, 2014, in Everett. He was raised in Myrtle Point, where his father was a logger in the area. He worked at Georgia-Pacific before
Janet Mae Harkleroad Jan. 27, 1934 - April 21, 2014
Janet was born Jan. 27, 1934 in Rutland, Vt. She passed peacefully away April 21, 2014, in Bandon. Janet was a teacher who loved working with children. She was ex t re m e ly proud of her educational accomplishments, both as a student and a teacher. Janet Harkleroad She earned h e r Bachelor in Education at the University of Vermont in 1955 and a Master of Education from UC Davis in 1977. In 1955, she married her beloved husband of 52 years, Harkleroad. Glenn W. Shortly after, they moved to Niigata, Japan, where Janet taught children at the Niigata Air Force Base. After
Obituaries and News of the West Obituaries DNA sought to close 1926 missing-person case
James Burnett of Philipsburg, and with her two children, moved to Coos Bay. She went to work for the city of North Bend shortly after the move. Mr. Burnett died in 1967, in a rafting accident on the Selway River in Idaho. Mrs. Burnett worked for the city of North Bend for 19 years before retiring in 1981. For most of this time she was city recorder and finance director. Upon retirement, Arseal married Richard H. Brittsan of North Bend, and the couple moved to LaPine. In 2000, the couple moved to Redmond, where they lived until Richardâ€™s death in 2009. From December 2009 to March 2013, she lived with her daughter. At that time, she moved to assisted living at Miramont Pointe in Clackamas. Arseal loved the many great times spent with family. Her grandchildren especially brought great joy to her life. She enjoyed traveling to such places as Australia, Israel and various European countries. Much of her time was spent gardening, playing bridge and camping. She felt fortunate to be able to live in the beautiful Cascade Mountains and to spend time at her much loved Pacific Ocean.
Arseal is survived by her loving children, Colvin F. Neu and Rhonda of Milwaukie and Colleen M. Neu Blohm and Richard of Happy Valley; grandchildren, Katherine A. Neu of Portland and James C. Blohm of New York City, N.Y.; stepsons, Richard Brittsan and Susan of Lakeside and Bruce Brittsan of Fairbanks, Alaska; four stepgrandchildren; and three stepgreat-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, William Bazinet; and sisters, Sylvia (Bazinet) Swanson and Hazel (Bazinet) Russell. The family sends our appreciation to Portland Providence Hospice for such wonderful care and kindness during Momâ€™s illness and passing. We also could not have asked for a more caring staff than the marvelous people at Miramont Pointe Retirement Living. Thank you so very much. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. The family suggests remembrances to the Oregon Food Bank, Granite County Museum and Cultural Center, or charity of your choice. Sign the guestbook at www.theworldlink.com.
High School in 1947. She worked as an elevator operator at the Pawnee Hotel and later as a car hop at the Shady Inn Drive-in Restaurant. She met Don Richardson soon after his discharge from the U.S. Army and they were married in Grand Island, Neb., in October 1947. In 1949, they moved to Oregon where Don went to work in a sawmill. Joyce was a loving wife and mother and a wonderful homemaker. She enjoyed playing cards with friends and family and when she was younger she loved to dance. Those who knew her would say that hers was a â€œlife well lived.â€? Joyce is survived by her daughters, Jeanne and Danny
Krossman of Coos Bay, Mary Richardson of Coos Bay, Donna Montgomery of Coos Bay and Sandra and Rich Price of Coos Bay; six grandchildren, Donald, Kara, Danny, Angie, Scott, Kim, Jeff and Miranda; 20 greatgrandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Sandra Owen of North Platte, Neb. She was preceded in death by her husband, Don Richardson; sister, Wanda Allen; and a great-granddaughter. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelsonâ€™s Bay Area Mortuary, 541-2674216. Sign the guestbook at www.theworldlink.com.
and after he joined the U.S. Navy serving as a Seabee. While in the Seabees, he had many experiences and operated heavy equipment and drove truck while stationed in the Philippines. Driving truck long and short haul then became the love of his life. He has many family members still in the Myrtle Point and Coos Bay area. James was involved with Valiant-Sellwood Eastern Star Chapter and Waverly Lodge. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Gladstone.
returning to the states, Janet worked as a reading specialist and in the English as Second Language program for the Vacaville Unified School District in California. In 1997, she retired after 36 years of dedicated teaching. Jan and Glenn had many close friends and always looked for an excuse to get together and have a party. The annual gathering of family and friends at their home in Fort Bragg, Calif., for the Whale Festival bordered on legendary. After retiring, Janet and Glenn moved to Glide to live closer to their son and daughter-in-law. While living in Glide, Janet was a docent at the Wildlife Safari and a volunteer for the Umpqua National Forest. In 2003, Janet and Glenn followed their son to the Oregon coast, first to Coos Bay, then to Bandon. Janetâ€™s final days were spent in the loving care of Acacia Woods Adult Foster Home, where
Death Notices Roger M. Imbler â€” 87, of Reedsport, died April 24, 2014. Private cremation rites have been held. Arrangements are pending with Dunes Memorial Chapel, 541-271-2822. Renate M. Hall â€” 74, of Powers, passed away April 27, 2014, in Powers. Arrangements are pending with Nelsonâ€™s Bay Area Mortuary, 541-267-4216.
PORTLAND (AP) â€” Marvin A. Clark vanished during a short trip to Portland on Halloween weekend 1926, but the search to find out what happened to him may finally be drawing to a close nearly 90 years later. Clarkâ€™s disappearance is one of the oldest active missing-person cases in the nation, according to a federally funded database of missing persons. Investigators know Clark is not alive â€” heâ€™d be more than 160 years old â€” but they believe they have his remains. Now, they need DNA samples from Clarkâ€™s hardto-find descendants to close the case. Despite the age of the remains, investigators were able to get a good DNA profile, said Dr. Nici Vance of the Oregon state medical examinerâ€™s office. Volunteer genealogists then found three great-great-grandchildren on the paternal side. The results were encourThe Associated Press aging, but not definitive, An undated photo of Marvin Clark. Clark is one of the oldest missing Vance said. persons case in the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System Now, â€œtheyâ€™re looking for (NamUs) database. He was reported missing in November 1926. a maternal link, someone on his motherâ€™s side, and following that lineage to shore Justice, consists of nearly 75 and went missing on a bus it up and make the statistics 10,000 cases. Among the trip in 1926. The old clipa little better,â€? she said. oldest active ones are cases pings say the â€œwell-knownâ€? â€œThereâ€™s an association involving a farmer in his 30s Tigard, Ore., resident left there, but itâ€™s not strong at who went missing in home on Saturday, Oct. 30, this point.â€? Oklahoma in 1902, a 2-year- to visit his daughter, Mrs. Vance entered Clarkâ€™s old who disappeared in 1930 Sidney McDougall, in name into the database of the in Chicago and a 22-year-old Portland. and hiker who vanished in Rocky Missing National A frantic search began two Unidentified Persons System, Mountain National Park in days later when Clarkâ€™s wife which provides a central 1933. and called McDougall repository of information As might be expected in learned he never completed about missing persons and Clarkâ€™s case, which dates the trip thatâ€™s about 10 miles. McDougall, an article decedent back to just before the Great unidentified records. The free online sys- Depression, some facts are says, had not been expecting tem can be searched at sketchy and conflicting. a visit from her father According to the database, because he returned to findthemissing.org. "There might have been he was in his early 60s when Tigard from her home only a an item of jewelry that was he vanished while taking a few days before his disapfound with that person that stagecoach ride to see his pearance. The newspaper said Clark had been traced to could trigger a memory of a Portland doctor in 1920. But contemporaneous a terminal in downtown family member,â€? she said. The database, funded by articles from The Oregonian Portland, near McDougallâ€™s the National Institute of newspaper show Clark was place.
Cop impersonator asks clerk for money ASTORIA (AP) â€” A woman wearing a gun went into an Astoria motel Tuesday and told the clerk she was sent by the police chief to collect money for the Astoria Police Department. The woman left when the clerk questioned her. KATU reports police tracked the 47-year-old woman to a Warrenton home and arrested her on possible charges of impersonating an officer and theft by deception.
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NEWS D I G E S T Portland Fire Chief Erin Janssens says the city would have to rely on foam from Portland International Airport, where it is stored for possible airplane fires. The Oregonian reports Janssens was one of the officials attending a state meeting Tuesday at the Linnton rail yard in Portland to address risks caused by an increase in crude oil shipments by rail.
Counterfeit money used to buy hay ROGUE RIVER (AP) â€” Police are trying to identify a couple who used a counterfeit $100 bill to buy hay and horse feed Saturday at a store in Rogue River. They also passed another fake $100 bill at a drug store in the city. The Mail Tribune reports the counterfeit money was detected Monday when it was deposited at a credit union.
Teen accused of setting school fire VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) â€” A 17-year-old boy has
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Should JordaN Cove pay for our kids’ SCHOOLS or PortlaNd’s?
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If approved, the South Coast Community Foundation will be funded by Jordan Cove Energy Project to put money into our local schools equaling over $300 per student each year! After construction is completed, it will gradually increase to $600 per student. Without the South Coast Community Foundation, the taxes paid by Jordan Cove will be sent to Salem and distributed to schools across the state under Oregon’s equalization requirements, resulting in only $30 per student for each year.
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Iraqis brave threat of violence to cast ballots BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqis braved the threat of bombs and attacks to vote Wednesday in key elections for a new parliament amid a massive security operation as the country slides deeper into sectarian strife. Hundreds of thousands of troops and police fanned out to protect the first nationwide balloting since the 2011 American pullout. Scattered attacks still took place north of Baghdad, killing at least five people, including two women, and wounding 16. Baghdad looked like a deserted city, with police and soldiers manning checkpoints roughly 500 yards apart and pickup trucks mounted with machineguns roaming streets that were otherwise devoid of the usual traffic jams. Stores were closed, and many voters had to walk for miles to the polls after authorities banned civilian vehicles to prevent car bombs. Others demanded a lift from army or police checkpoints. Prime Minister Nouri alMaliki, who has held power for eight years, faces growing criticism over government corruption and persistent bloodshed as sectarian tensions threaten to push Iraq back toward the brink of civil war. The 63-year-old Shiite leader’s State of Law party was widely expected to win the most seats in the 328member parliament but to fall short of a majority, according to analyst predictions. That would allow al-Maliki to keep his post only if he can cobble together a coalition — a task that took nine months after the last election in 2010. “God willing, we will celebrate a successful election and defeat terrorism,” alMaliki told reporters after casting his ballot in Baghdad. He was upbeat about how his party will fare.
2006, when Iraq’s sectarian bloodletting began to spiral out of control, with Sunni militants and Shiite militias butchering each other. The violence ebbed by 2008 after Sunni tribes backed by the Americans rose up to fight al-Qaidalinked militants and Shiite militias declared a cease-fire. But attacks have surged again in recent years, stoked in part by al-Maliki’s moves last year to crush protests by Sunnis complaining of discrimination under his government. Militants took over the city of Fallujah in the Sunni-dominated province of Anbar and parts of the provincial capital of Ramadi. Iraqi army and police forces battling them for months have been unable to take most areas back and voting was not taking place in parts of the vast province The Associated Press bordering Jordan and Syria. An Iraqi woman casts her vote at a polling center in Baghdad, Iraq, on Wednesday. A key election for a new Iraqi parliament was underway The insurgents also have Wednesday amid a massive security operation as the country continued to slide deeper into sectarian violence more than two years after U.S. been emboldened by the civil war in neighboring Syria, forces left the country. where mostly Sunni rebels Not far away, 72-year-old year-old Zulfikar Majid, a are fighting to oust the “Our victory is certain but ing results, but they were we are talking about how big expected to start trickling Essam Shukr broke into tears first-time voter in Baghdad’s regime of President Bashar is that certain success,” he out in coming days. Results as he remembered a son mainly Shiite Habibiya Assad, a follower of a Shiite offshoot sect. The rebels are weren’t announced until killed in a suicide bombing in neighborhood. said. Authorities also closed dominated by Islamists and Even some of al-Maliki’s about two weeks after the Karradah last month. “I hope this election takes us to the Iraq’s airspace for the elec- members of al-Qaida-linked Shiite backers accuse him of 2010 balloting. Voters were searched shores of safety,” he said. tions. Soldiers and police or inspired groups, including trying to amass power for himself, but most in the multiple times before being “We want a better life for our cast ballots on Monday to the Islamic State of Iraq and majority sect see no alterna- allowed inside polling cen- sons and grandchildren who enable them to provide secu- the Levant, or ISIL. Shiite tive. Al-Maliki also has the ters and surrounding streets cannot even go to play- rity on voting day. Iraqis militiamen from Iraq fight on support of neighboring were blocked by police grounds or amusement living in about 20 other the side of Assad’s forces. At the same time, many parks because of the bad countries voted Sunday and powerhouse Iran, which trucks and barbed wire. Iraqis increasingly complain Monday. “I decided to go and vote security situation.” aides have said will use its Hamid al-Hemiri and his of government corruption In Baghdad’s mostly weight to push discontented early while it’s safe. Crowds Shiite factions into backing attract attacks,” Azhar Shiite Sadr City district, for wife Haifaa Ahmed walked and the failure to rebuild the Mohammed said as she and years a frequent target of three miles to reach their economy after years of war him for another term. Polls opened across the her husband approached a bombings blamed on Sunni polling center on the west following the 2003 U.S.-led invasion that ousted Saddam energy-rich nation at 7 a.m. polling station in Baghdad’s insurgents, elite counterter- bank of the Tigris River. “We were determined to Hussein. and were to close at 6 p.m. mainly Shiite Karradah dis- rorism forces were deployed Last year, the death toll in The 37-year-old and helicopters hovered take part in the election to There were 22 million eligi- trict. ble voters, choosing from woman said her brother — a above the sprawling area. save our country and so that Iraq climbed to its highest more than 9,000 candidates. soldier — was killed last Double-decker buses ferried future generations don’t levels since the worst of the curse us,” he said. His wife sectarian bloodshed in 2006 Turnout stood at 30 percent week in the northern city of voters to polling centers. “We want to see real added: “I am voting to stop and 2007. The U.N. says with four hours left to vote, Mosul. “There has been a big fail- change in this country and the bloodshed in my coun- 8,868 people were killed in according to Muqdad alShuraifi, a senior election ure in the way the country real security. We are not try. Enough sorrow and 2013, and about 2,000 peohas been run and I think it is happy with the performance pain.” commission member. ple were killed in the first Al-Maliki rose from rela- three months of this year Election officials did not time to elect new people,” of the current government and parliament,” said 18- tive obscurity to office in alone. offer a timetable for releas- she said, shrouded in black.
Latest weather wallop: Florida, Alabama flooding PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — In the latest blow from a dayslong chain of severe weather across the South and Midwest, the Florida Panhandle and Alabama Gulf Coast were hit with widespread flooding early Wednesday, with people stranded in cars and homes waiting for rescuers to find a way around impassable roads and others abandoning vehicles to walk to safety. Crews weren’t able to respond to some calls for help because of flooding in and around Pensacola, and one woman died when she drove her car into high water, officials said. Boats and jet skis were moved from the beaches to the streets, authorities planned aerial rescues, and the National Guard sent high-wheeled vehicles. Officials received about 300 calls for evacuation in the Pensacola area and had completed about 210, Gov. Rick Scott said at a news conference in Tallahassee. About 30,000 were without power. Some people left their flooded cars and walked to find help on their own. “We
Arkansas and Oklahoma. More than 30 people have been killed, including the in driver 67-year-old Pensacola. In Pensacola Beach, people woke to violent storms, heavy rain and lightning. Standing water could be seen on many parts of the beach, and a military vehicle made its way through one heavily neighborhood. flooded Pensacola Naval Air Station’s hospital was closed, as was The Associated Press the Air Force Special Vehicles rest at the bottom of a ravine after the Scenic Highway col- Operations center at lapsed near Pensacola, Fla., on Wednesday. Heavy rains and flooding Hurlburt Field. have left people stranded in houses and cars in the Florida Panhandle Paul Schuster made an and along the Alabama coast. emergency run about 4 a.m. from Pensacola Beach to his have people at the Police streets flowed like rivers as mother’s flooded home in Department,” Officer Justin water reached mailboxes. nearby Gulf Breeze. The Cooper said in Pensacola. Cars were submerged in woman, 82, had to be res“They walked up here and driveways, and residents cued from by an emergency official in a boat, he said. are hanging out until things paddled by on kayaks. “The water was waist get better.” “We’ve seen pictures that About 22 inches of rain people are posting with high,” he said. Ron Hruska’s neighborhad fallen by midmorning in water halfway up their Pensacola, with 4 more doors, front doors,” Grigsby hood was flooded, but his Wednesday. said. “It’s going to be a big home, more elevated than expected others nearby, was safe. Average annual rainfall for cleanup, looks like.” Pensacola is 65 inches, The widespread flooding Hruska said there were flash meaning much of that area is the latest wallop of a storm flooding warnings on televiwas seeing about a third of system that still packed con- sion throughout the night that amount in just one day. siderable punch days after but that the water came up In some neighborhood, the violent outbreak began in faster than expected.
Kiev: Forces “helpless” to restore order in east HORLIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s police and security forces are “helpless” to quell the unrest in two eastern regions bordering Russia and in some cases are cooperating with the pro-Russia gunmen who have seized scores of buildings and taken people hostage, Ukraine’s leader said Wednesday. Acting President Oleksandr Turchynov said his government’s goal now was to prevent the agitation from spreading to other territories in the sprawling nation of 46 million people. His interim government in Kiev and Western governments have accused Moscow of orchestrating the turmoil in eastern Ukraine, which borders Russia. The United States and the European Union rolled out new economic sanctions against
Russia this week but Moscow has remained unbowed, denying its role in the unrest. Turchynov spoke hours after pro-Russia gunmen seized more administrative buildings in eastern Ukraine. Kiev city authorities, meanwhile, announced unexpected middle-of-the night security drills running from Wednesday night into Thursday morning by the state guard service. That could alarm the eastern insurgents who favor more independence or even sepaThe Associated Press ratism, but also could be aimed Pro-Russian masked armed militants guard barricades near Slovyansk, at reassuring Ukrainians unset- eastern Ukraine, on Wednesday. tled by Turchynov’s admission of impotence in the east. ty bodies ...are unable to carry At a meeting in Kiev, southern regions. “I will be frank: Today, out their duties of protecting Turchynov laid out the central security challenge facing security forces are unable to citizens. They are helpless in Ukraine, instructing regional quickly take the situation in those matters. Moreover, governors to try to prevent the Donetsk and Luhansk some of those units are either under control,” helping or cooperating with the threat in the east from regions overtaking central and Turchynov said. “The securi- terrorist organizations.”
Oklahoma halts execution of inmate writhing on gurney McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma prison officials halted an inmate’s execution on Tuesday after a new drug combination left the man writhing and clenching his teeth on the gurney, before he later died of a heart attack. Clayton Lockett, 38, was declared unconscious 10 minutes after the first of the state’s new three-drug lethal injection combination was administered. later, minutes Three though, he began breathing heavily, writhing, clenching his teeth and straining to lift his head off the pillow.
Kerry demanding Sudan cease-fire WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is bringing his two main tools of diplomacy — peace talks and threatened sanctions — to Africa this week to help find a way to end months of killing that is threatening to rip apart the world’s newest nation, South Sudan. It’s not yet clear whether the U.S. will impose the sanctions while Kerry is in South Sudan — which, he said recently, he planned to visit during a week of stops that also include Ethiopia, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola. U.S. officials are still trying to persuade three of South Sudan’s immediate neighbors to issue similar penalties against people on both sides of the brutal fighting.
Senate set to reject minimum wage boost WASHINGTON (AP) — Hemmed in by solid Republican opposition, the Senate seems ready to hand a fresh defeat to President Barack Obama by blocking an election-year bill increasing the federal minimum wage. Democrats, aware that the measure faces all but rejection certain Wednesday in the chamber they control, plan to use the vote to buttress their campaign theme that the
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Jordan opens Syria refugee camp AZRAQ, Jordan (AP) — Jordan opened a new, sprawling tent city Wednesday to accommodate tens of thousands more Syrian refugees who are expected to flee their country’s fighting — another grim indicator for a deadly war now in its fourth year. The new Azraq refugee camp is built to host 130,000 people, said Brig. Gen. Waddah Lihmoud, director of Syrian refugee affairs in Jordan. It cost $63.5 million dollars to build, the U.N. said. Once full — a process expected to take months — the camp will outstrip Zaatari, currently Jordan’s largest camp. That camp is now the country’s fourth largest city and the second largest refugee camp in the world. The Dadaab camp in Kenya is the largest.
Pact reflects cozier US-Philippine alliance MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A new defense pact that will allow thousands of U.S. troops to be temporarily based in Philippines for the first time in more than 20 years signals closer cooperation in the allies’ hot-and-cold relationship that has been shaped over the decades by war, terrorism and now, jitters over China’s rise. The 10-year agreement, signed Monday as President Barack Obama arrived in Manila, was considered the centerpiece of his fournation Asian trip, which Obama used to reassure allies like Japan and the Philippines of American military backing as they wrangle with China in increasingly tense territorial disputes.
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DISTRICT Transfers begins today Continued from Page A1 three classes, except for fourth grade, which will have two classes at North Bay. Yester predicts each school will have around 450 students. With a new boundary line comes updated transfer policies. Families can begin applying for both intra- and inter-district transfers today. A lottery system will be used for grade-level openings. The deadline to enter is June 30; anyone who registers afterward will not be able to enter the lottery for the upcoming school year. “Every effort will be made for students to complete the highest grade level in that building,” said high school
ECONOMY Construction fell 5.7 percent Continued from Page A1 last quarter. But that gain was dominated by a 4.4 percent rise in spending on services, reflecting higher utility bills. Spending on goods barely rose. Also dampening growth were a drop in business investment, a rise in the trade deficit and a fall in housing construction. The scant 0.1 percent growth rate in the gross domestic product, the country’s total output of goods and services, was well below the 1.1 percent rise economists had predicted. The last time a quarterly growth rate was so
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Local high, low, rainfall Tuesday: High 77*, low 43 Rain: none Total rainfall to date: 19.62 inches Rainfall to date last year: 12.34 inches Average rainfall to date: 30.66 inches * New record (74, 1981)
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consumer spending and a rebound in business investment. In fact, many analysts believe 2014 will be the year the recovery from the Great Recession finally achieves the robust growth that’s needed to accelerate hiring and reduce still-high unemployment. Many analysts think annual economic growth will remain around 3 percent for the rest of the year. If that proves accurate, the economy will have produced the fastest annual expansion in the gross domestic product, the broadest gauge of the economy’s health, in nine years. The last time growth was so strong was in 2005, when GDP grew 3.4 percent, two years before the nation fell into the worst recession since the 1930s.
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exports, shaved growth by 0.8 percentage point in the first quarter. Businesses also slowed their restocking, with a slowdown in inventory rebuilding reducing growth by nearly 0.6 percentage point. Also holding back growth: A cutback in spending by state and local governments. That pullback offset a rebound in federal activity after the 16-day partial government shutdown last year. Economists say most of the factors that held back growth in the first quarter have already begun to reverse. Most expect a strong rebound in growth in the April-June quarter. Analysts say the stronger growth will endure through the rest of the year as the economy derives help from improved job growth, rising
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slow was in the final three months of 2012, when it was also 0.1 percent. Ian Shepherdson, chief economist at Pantheon Marcroeconomics, said he expects the economy’s growth to rebound to a 3 percent annual rate in the current April-June quarter. Other economists have made similar forecasts. A variety of factors held back first-quarter growth. Business investment fell at a 2.1 percent rate, with spending on equipment plunging at a 5.5 percent annual rate. Residential construction fell at a 5.7 percent rate. Housing was hit by winter weather and by other factors such as higher home prices and a shortage of available houses. A widening of the trade deficit,thanks to a sharp fall in
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Virginia Avenue, bounded by Maple Street on the west and Meade Street on the east. ■ Area 5: Both sides of Virginia Avenue and both sides of U.S. Highway 101, bounded by McPherson Street on the west and Simpson Heights on the east. An estimated 114 students along three of the bus routes (Areas 1, 4 and 5) are expected to take 40 minutes in both the morning and afternoon. Around 88 students on the two other bus routes (Areas 2 and 3) could take 45 minutes both ways. “One thing we didn’t and can’t factor in is the number of kindergartners that are coming in, which is why we left a little bit of leeway there as far as the bus numbers going to North Bay,” Burbank said. “We may have to add on kindergarten buses; it just depends on the size.” Reporter Chelsea Davis can be reached at 541-2691222, ext. 239, or by email at chelsea.davis@the-
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this fall in order to be fair to North Bend students and balance class sizes, Lucero said. Transferring schools puts the responsibility of transportation on the parents or guardians. They can drive their students to the new school or use existing bus routes. Nathan Burbank, MidColumbia Bus Company’s vice president for the region, said based on current enrollment in grades 1-5, school officials plotted five bus routes for next school year. ■ Area 1: South of Virginia bounded by Avenue, Roosevelt loop on the west, and the 2000 block of Oak Street on the east. ■ Area 2: North of Virginia Avenue, bounded by Roosevelt Street on the west and Grant Street on the east. ■ Area 3: North of Virginia Avenue, bounded by Johnson Street on the west and Maple Street on the east. ■ Area 4: Both sides of
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principal Bill Lucero. “If a student changes in third grade, we’ll make every effort for them to stay in that building through fifth grade. We don’t want them transitioning any more than necessary.” Each family will have one chance to have their name pulled from the lottery, meaning siblings have a chance at moving schools together. When there’s an opening in a grade, the first student on the lottery list in that grade level will be given the opportunity to move to the requested school. If that student chooses not to move, his or her name will be removed from the lottery for the rest of the school year. All existing and new inter-district transfers — students who transfer to North Bend from other school districts — will automatically go to North Bay this fall. That means out-ofdistrict students in Hillcrest today will go to North Bay
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CAMPUS Rare, highprofile attention Continued from Page A1 Vice President Joe Biden said in announcing the results of the task force’s work. Advocates praised the rare, high-profile attention being given to the issue, even as they acknowledged that much of the action required will still need to come from college administrators. Lisa Maatz, vice president for government affairs with the American Association of University Women, said the “smart schools” will take the recommendations and adopt them. Rory Gerberg, a graduate student and advocate at Harvard University, said that while the task force recommendations will play a central role in determining how universities deal with sexual assaults, they only go so far. “As students, it will be our responsibility to put pressure on our university administrations to ensure these recommendations are put into practice,” Gerberg said. Molly Corbett Broad, president of the American Council on Education, said her organization representing college and university presidents welcomed the chance to collaborate with the government on handling sexual assaults, “which the task force notes is a ‘complicated, multidimensional problem with no easy or quick solutions.” Eileen Wilson-Oyelaran, president at Kalamazoo College in Michigan and the immediate past chair of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, said there’s
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room for improvement in how college campuses and communities handle sexual assault cases. She said college presidents will have to review the recommendations to determine what works best in their particular situation. “If you ask a president what keeps them up at night, more than anything it’s the safety of our students,” Wilson-Oyelaran said. On the same day, the Education Department issued “questions and answers” that spelled out to colleges and universities and K-12 schools how to handle circumstances under Title IX, which prohibits gender discrimination at schools that receive federal funds. The 1972 Title IX law is better known for guaranteeing girls equal access to sports, but it also regulates institutions’ handling of sexual violence and increasingly is being used by victims who say their school failed to protect them. Among the directives: ■ A victim’s sexual history cannot be brought up in a judicial hearing unless it involves the alleged perpetrator and that those working in on-campus sexual assault centers can generally talk to a survivor in confidence. ■ A school is required to process complaints of alleged sexual violence that happened off campus to it whether determine occurred in the context of an education-related activity. ■ In a K-12 setting, when a school learns that a teacher or other employee has sexually harassed a student, it is taking for responsible “prompt and effective” steps. ■ Straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students are all protected and a school must resolve “same sex” violence in the same way it does for all such complaints.
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THE WORLD Marshfield’s baseball team picked up a big win Tuesday, edging host Brookings-Harbor 6-5 and knocking the Bruins down to fourth in the Far West League standings. Austin Soria had three hits and drove in two runs for Marshfield and Tyler Campbell pitched a complete-game five-hitter. “Tyler was the best I’ve seen all year as far as getting ahead of people,” Marshfield coach Scott Carpenter said. “They were really off-balance. It was fun to watch.” M a rs h f i e l d took the lead with a four-run third inning. Campbell hit a lead-off single and Andrew Sharp walked. Austin Ross sacrificed them over and Soria hit an RBI single. After Jake Miles and Doug Martin both walked, Johnny Philips had a two-out single to bring in two more runs. Marshfield also manufactured a huge run in the seventh, after the Bruins had pulled within 5-4. Miles was hit by a pitch, Phillips walked, Drew James singled and Campbell walked with the bases loaded. Campbell and James each had two hits for the Pirates, while Inside Izak Ehlers had a Marshfield wins single and double in softball, too for the Bruins. Page B2 M a rs h f i e l d improved to 3-9 heading into a home doubleheader with Siuslaw on Friday. “It’s nice,” Carpenter said of the win. “We’ve just got to hopefully ride it out and finish strong. “As far as jelling, we’re starting to come together a little bit. It’s better late than never. We’re just going to have to take it one game at a time and keep our heads up.” Siuslaw 14, Sutherlin 0: The Vikings kept their hold on second place by shutting out the host Bulldogs in a five-inning game. Because of last week’s rain, the Vikings are in a brutal week that also included a win over North Bend on Monday. Siuslaw hosts South Umpqua for a doubleheader today before visiting Marshfield on Friday.
BY GREG BEACHAM The Associated Press
By Lou Sennick, The World
Coquille’s Tommy Boyles ducks as the ball flies past his head while he rounds second base during their game Tuesday afternoon against Myrtle Point. The Red Devils are hitting the diamond this year after missing out on the entire baseball season last year.
From the ground up Coquille rebuilds its baseball program BY GEORGE ARTSITAS The World
Nonleague Myrtle Point 8, Coquille 6: The Bobcats edged the rival Red Devils in Coquille. After Coquille took a one-run lead in the first inning, Myrtle Point responded with four runs in the third. The Red Devils went in front again, but the Bobcats scored two in the sixth and seventh to pull out the win. “It was definitely an evenly matched game and a fun game,” Coquille head coach Wayne Gallagher said. Myrtle Point starting pitcher Taylor Fischer was lights out with 14 strikeouts in just five innings. “He had a very solid performance against us,” Gallagher said. “He really shut us down.” For Gallagher, Zach Breitkreutz was the “standout,” offensively for Coquille, going 3-for-3 with four runs and five steals Red Devil freshman Ben Hallmark got his first base hit of the season with a single. SEE RECAP | B3
COQUILLE — It’s 4:30 p.m. on a Monday and Wayne Gallagher is in the middle of starting from scratch. Cramped up in Coquille’s cafeteria, the Red Devils’ firstyear baseball coach saunters up and down a line of kids — 10 of whom never played baseball before this year — and takes baby steps, teaching each kid which way to turn in a relay in an less than ideal atmosphere. Rain forces Gallagher and the Red Devils inside the narrow cafeteria about once a week. Dozen of windows have cracks, so now the players have to use soft, squishy balls to limit damage. The batting cage looks deflated with its net sagging snug with the stage. Weather forces plenty of high school teams inside during early Spring, but Coquille can treasure the opportunity more than most. It’s better than nothing, and after a season without a baseball program, nobody knows that bet-
ter than Coquille. “I really did not expect that we would have enough kids to have a team (this year), just because of the experience they’ve had in the past,” Gallagher said. “We honestly didn’t.” Lack of numbers literally kept Coquille from fielding a team in 2013 with fewer than nine kids eligible at the start of the season. This year, the program is back with 15 players and Gallagher is just tying to lay the groundwork for an endurable program moving forward. “Our biggest goal was to try and create something we can sustain,” Gallagher said. Why the team dissolved is up to a bit of debate. Dave Waddington was the previous coach, but between working as Coquille’s fire chief and running a baseball team, time ran thin. Ken Smith, another community member stepped up to volunteer, but grades also were a big problem and a few of the students weren’t eligible once the season started. Whatever it was, when push came to shove, the Red Devils
only had eight kids and baseball requires nine. “For one reason or another it fell through the cracks,” head football coach turned assistant baseball coach Dave Thomason said. “For a lot of players, especially the seniors, it left an awful taste in their mouth.” Last year five seniors graduated without a final chapter to their high school baseball careers. Drew Piburn — one of the two 2014 Red Devils who have played in high school before — remembers well the day the news came down. “I was on the field talking with a group of last year’s seniors and Coach brought us together and told us the news,” Piburn said. “First thought in my head was, ‘This completely sucks.’ Second thought was, ‘Wow. The seniors won’t ever play another baseball game in the high school career.’ I felt terrible for them. And we all just kind of moped around, got in our cars, said our goodbyes and left.” SEE COQUILLE | B2
LOS ANGELES — Several hours after owner Donald Sterling was banned from the NBA for life, the Los Angeles Clippers sprinted and soared through a playoff game as if a weight had been lifted from their collective shoulders. The Clippers finished a tumultuous day with a 113-103 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night, leaving their home court to high-fives and standing ovations from fans enthralled by the prospect of watching an NBA title chase without Sterling in his front-row seat. “We have a tough locker room, all of us are tough, but it almost brought out tears to your eyes just to feel the support from the fans,” said Chris Paul, the Clippers’ star point guard. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver delivered the extraordinary punishment to Sterling after a recording of racist statements by the real-estate mogul was made public several days ago. The ban is one of the harshest penalties in the history of U.S. sports, but was met with nearuniversal acclaim from fellow owners, civil rights observers and NBA players who strongly contemplated a playoff boycott if Sterling wasn’t punished harshly. “The views expressed by Mr. Sterling are deeply offensive and harmful,” Silver said while announcing his first major action as the league’s commissioner. “That they came from an NBA owner only heightens the damage and my personal outrage. Sentiments of this kind are contrary to the principles of inclusion and respect that form the foundation of our diverse, multicultural and multiethnic league.” Sterling was fined $2.5 million, the maximum allowable under the NBA constitution. Silver also will urge the NBA’s board of governors to compel Sterling to sell the Clippers, and if three-fourths of the other 29 owners agree, the league’s longest-tenured owner almost certainly will be forced to give up the team he has owned since 1981. Sterling made no public comment about the ban, but the owner is among the most litigious people in sports. Team spokesman Seth Burton said in an email that the Clippers had no plans to issue a statement from Sterling on Tuesday, but the franchise released a statement “wholeheartedly” supporting Silver’s decision. While the league waited to see whether Sterling will fight to keep his team, the Clippers got back to basketball with a flourish. Two days earlier, with news of Sterling’s comments still fresh, the Clippers dumped their team warmup jerseys in a pile at center court in Oakland in a gesture of defiance against their owner before losing Game 4 of the series. After Silver’s announcement and an emotional team meeting, the Pacific Division champions methodically beat the Warriors to take a 3-2 series lead. SEE STERLING | B4
Bulldogs bounce back quickly BY JOHN GUNTHER The World
NORTH BEND — The North Bend baseball team wasted no time bouncing back from its first Far West League loss, pounding visiting South Umpqua 10-2 on Tuesday. The Bulldogs scored in every inning and got a strong pitching performance from Tylan Corder to improve to 9-1 in league play and keep their 1 1 ⁄2-game lead on Siuslaw. “It was really important,” North Bend’s Marshall Rice said of the win, and getting momentum back. “We needed this bad.” Rice played a big role in the win, finishing 4for-4 with two doubles, two runs and four RBIs. He said the entire team was extra focused at the plate after the Bulldogs struggled during their loss Monday at Siuslaw. “Yesterday, we were just popping up every at-bat,” he said. “Today, we just tried to keep the ball low.” Rice led off the game for North Bend with a single. Cory Chatelle then acted like he was going to bunt, but pulled the bat back and slapped the ball over the infield for a single. After a walk to Zach Inskeep loaded the
bases, Jonathan Bennison hit a grounder that brought in Rice and North Bend had the lead the rest of the way. Rice had an RBI double in the second and Hunter Jackson had an RBI single in the third. The Lancers got both their runs in the fourth, aided by a throwing error from Corder after he fielded a bunt and hurried the throw to first. But North Bend wasted no time taking control of the game again. Jared Hample reached on an error, Tyler Laskey beat out the throw on a bunt for a single, Rice had an RBI single, Chatelle put down a sacrifice bunt, Corder hit an RBI groundout and Inskeep had an RBI single. Rice added a two-run double in the fifth inning. Corder helped his own cause by crushing a ball over the right field fence in the sixth and Jackson added an RBI double. “We created some opportunities in every inning,” North Bend coach Brad Horning said. “We bunted well. We ran the bases well, too.” North Bend’s offensive efficiency was matched on the mound by Corder, who allowed just three hits and struck out 12. SEE BULLDOGS | B2
By Lou Sennick, The World
Coy Woods heads for home to score for the Bulldogs during their home game against South Umpqua on Tuesday afternoon. In the background, coach Brad Horning is signaling the next runner to also round third and head for home on the play.
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Marshfield softball team shuts out Bruins BY GEORGE ARTSITAS The World
COOS BAY — After the two hardest losses of the year, Marshfield bounced back with its best win. The Pirates took out BrookingsHarbor 8-0 on Tuesday in one of — if not the best — all-around performance by the team this year. “That’s one of the best games we’ve played as a team,” Marshfield first baseman Carli Clarkson said. “We all came together, we hit offensively well and we played great defense.” The win comes off two punishing losses against Douglas last 1 Friday that put the Pirates 3 ⁄ 2
games back of third place in the Far West League, which comes with a guaranteed postseason spot. Tuesday’s triumph gets the Pirates back to .500 with a 6-6 record in league play. “It’s better than Friday,” Marshfield head coach Brooke Toy said, adding that BrookingsHarbor was the best team her team has beaten this year. “We put together a solid hitting and defensive game.” Everything was clicking for Marshfield on both sides of the ball. The Pirates jumped on top in the first. With two outs, Katelyn Rossback, Abby Osborne and Khalani Hoyer all reached base in succession, with Rossback coming
home on Hoyer’s single. Clarkson then struck out, but BrookingsHarbor catcher Alaura Marrington dropped the third strike and couldn’t hit Courtney Kay cleanly at first base. Clarkson was called safe on the error and Osborne scored Marshfield’s second run. A 2-0 lead proved to be more than enough for Marshfield pitcher Mackenzie Johnson. “Mackenzie pitched a great game,” Toy said. “Only two girls got solid hits off her. That’s a great day in the circle.” Johnson was nearly flawless against the Bruins. She gave up just the two hits and struck out four in the complete-game shutout. Freshman Johnson went
the first 3 2-3 innings hitless and, typical to her humility, handed all the credit to her teammates and the zero errors they committed behind her. “I feel like all of us as a team did really well and I couldn’t have done it without them,” Johnson said. “They’re all supportive and helping me up through the whole game. If I got down on myself and was about to walk a girl, they’d shout, ‘Hey girl, you got it.’” On offense, Marshfield got contributions from up and down the lineup. Rossback went 3-for-3 with three runs and an RBI. Clarkson finished 1-for-3 with a pair of runs driven in. Osborne went 2-for-4
with two runs. Hoyer was 3-for-3 with a two-run triple in the fifth that opened up the lead to 6-0. “I think we did pretty good. We’re really keeping our heads in it, hitting the ball through it and solid,” Hoyer said 1 Marshfield is now 2 ⁄2 games back of Brookings-Harbor for third place, but already lost the head-tohead tiebreaker with the Bruins 2-1. Marshfield will host Siuslaw (4-7) this Friday for a doubleheader. With how her team fared Tuesday, Toy likes the Pirates’ chances for Friday. “We got a solid group of girls and we’re finally coming together as a team,” she said. “It might be a little late, but better late than never.”
Brookings-Harbor sweeps track titles THE WORLD Brookings-Harbor swept the team titles in the eightschool Brookings-Harbor Twilight Meet on Tuesday. The Bruins had a few standout marks in the meet. Ronnie Manley, who also plays baseball for BrookingsHarbor, took over the Class 4A lead in the javelin with his throw of 189 feet, 3 inches. Teammates David Joyce (100 and 200), Chris Burton (1,500 and 3,000) and Shaine Graham (both hurdles races) all won two events for the Brookings-Harbor boys, who scored 207 points to finish far of runner-up ahead Marshfield (119.5) and Coquille (116). On the girls side, Sophie Landau dipped under a minute in the 400 meters for the first time, winning i n 59.9 9 se co n d s fo r By Lou Sennick, The World Brookings-Harbor. Landau Myrtle Point’s Tristan Mussatti leads off first base as Coquille pitcher Zach Breitkreutz throws a pitch during their game Tuesday afternoon in doubled back to win the
800 in 2:28.65. Brookings-Harbor’s only other girls wins came in the two relays, but the Bruins scored 175 points. Coquille was a distant second with 102. Coquille’s Darian Wilson was a triple winner, including a new best of 121-3 in the javelin. Wilson also won the long jump and triple jump for the Red Devils. Coquille also got a win by Anna Sweeney in the 3,000, while Pacific’s Amanda Finley won the high jump and Gold Beach’s Kaitlin Armstrong took the 1,500. Among the boys, Coquille’s Bradley Romine tied for first in the high jump and also won the long jump and the triple jump. Teammate Brandon Bowen won the shot put and discus and Tristan Dixon won the pole vault. Pacific’s Cole Kreutzer won the 400.
Coquille. The Bobcats won 8-6, Coquille’s closest game of the season.
COQUILLE Team scrambled to find equipment From Page B1 When this year started, Coquille only had three kids coming back who wanted to play last year; Piburn, Austin Ross and Zach Breitkreutz, so the rest of the team needed to get filled out. Athletic director Dan Hampton and Superintendent Tim Sweeney sent out a couple of feelers to kids they thought might want to play and enlisted some help in Gallagher. Before coming to Coquille, Sweeney had the same role at the Butte Fall Schools District and had gotten to know Gallagher, the longtime baseball coach at Butte Falls rival Prospect. Gallagher, in his first year as a special programs administrator shared by the Coquille and Myrtle Point school districts, volunteered his time to help get a team together, and if all went well, coach for a year to get the program off the ground. As a final way to gauge interest in February, they hung up fliers advertising a meeting one lunchtime in Hampton’s government/geography classroom to see how many kids would show. Leading up to it, Gallagher admitted he was nervous, but all worries alleviated when he saw 14 kids show up wanting to play ball. “We really didn’t think we were gonna have enough,” Gallagher said. “The boys showed up and said they wanted to play baseball so we said ‘Let’s do this.’” Things got rolling fast. At the February Coquille School Board meeting, Sweeney announced Gallagher as head coach and the Red Devil’s new manager began frantically putting things together with the limited resources he had. Gallagher said he started a fundraising campaign since there was no money for baseball in the budget. He set up little things like raffles at basketball games, but most came from Gallagher’s hustle. When he saw the condition of the field, Gallagher talked ChemultPumice into donating 20 yards of pumice, a special rock used on the basepaths, and then talked a trucking company in Camas Valley into transporting it.
Then, Gallagher was able to convince Oregon First Community Bank to donate money to buy catchers gear. On the weekends, Gallagher and his son built an indoor pitching mound and a storage unit to keep the equipment at Lincoln School, site of Fortier Field where the team plays. “It’s been a real effort,” Gallagher said. “Nobody knew where the equipment was. We literally looked everywhere.” Gallagher and Hampton embarked 1 on a scavenger hunt and spent 2 ⁄2 hours scouring the school for any kind of leftover equipment. Eventually, they started to collect an eclectic hodgepodge of stuff the program accumulated through the years. A stack of four boxes of brand new baseballs meant for last year’s team was found under the concession stands. Under the stage in the cafeteria they found helmets and tees. Gallagher said they found bats “everywhere.” In the basement of Lincoln, they found their pitching machine without legs. Gallagher asked the shop teacher to fashion something the machine could stand on. Last week, in a scene right out of the movie Sandlot, a neighbor brought over two WalMart bags full of errant balls hit into his yard over the years with the message, “I’m happy you guys have a baseball program again.” Collecting equipment was one thing, but honing talent has been a whole different challenge for Gallagher. “We have to show the kids what baseball looks like,” Gallagher said. Gallagher recollects one of the early practices, one kid raised his hand and said he wanted to be the “home baseman.” On the second day of practice, five kids showed up without a glove, so Sweeney had to run to Fred Meyer to grab a few gloves just so the players could warm up. (It would’ve been six, but Gallagher had loaned foreign exchange student Pedro Ximenez his glove.) Thomason affectionately refers to this time as the “learning years.” Senior Chris Elmer is playing for the first time since middle school after getting talked into it by fellow track buddy Breitkreutz. He’s picking the game back up and is excited to see where it goes. “I wish we were a little bit better, but we’re getting there,” he said. “We’re a young team. It’s rough some-
times, but we push through. Everyone has a good attitude.” Elmer went on to talk about the lesser experienced players on the team. “They’re not pessimistic. There’s some rough points and it can get frustrating, but it’s good seeing people improve.” The trio of experienced players in Breitkreutz, Piburn and Ross, all participate in a second spring sport. Piburn is on the golf team, while Ross and Breitkreutz do track. Because they’re the only ones with substantial baseball experience, Gallagher has it situated where in games the three are always playing either shortstop, catcher or pitcher. After that, he just tries to fill in the lineup. “It’s definitely not where I’d like to be. Haven’t won a game yet but it happens, can’t always win,” Piburn said. “The kids that will come up to the high school will still have it. So I’m glad to see that. It’s getting the kids the experience they will need next year. Hopefully they will use this experience as teaching.” Gallagher’s goal at the beginning of the season was five wins. Sitting at 0-8 with 11 games left, Gallagher thinks that’s not “ realistic,” but it’s all part of a bigger picture. On defense, outfield flyballs used to be demoralize Coquille. Now Gallagher says they catch about 80 percent. Gallagher struggled to pinpoint a single player who he thought had made the biggest strides. He says they all have. “We’re really getting better,” Gallagher said. “It’s not a competitive thing, they’re just having fun and that’s what we want.” It’s clear that success for Coquille doesn’t come from wins and losses this year. Gallagher’s overarching goal is to have kids stay the whole season, have fun and stay eligible. With how 2014 has gone so far, he feels like he’s getting pretty close. “My hope is that at the end of the year they have enough equipment, everything’s usable and everything’s in place,” Gallagher said. “We want to make sure we had our kids sticking with it.” Either way, the Red Devils are happy this spring can be baseball season again. “It’s really good to have it back,” Piburn said.
Kentucky Derby will have full field of 20 horses
Bandon’s golf team has strong finish THE WORLD Bandon’s golf team had its best all-around match in a tuneup for the upcoming district tournament at Bandon Crossings while finishing second to Oakridge on Monday. The same teams will be back at Bandon Crossings in less than two weeks for the two-day district tournament. Oakridge will be the favorite after again topping the rest of the teams, this time with a total of 337.
By Lou Sennick, The World
North Bend’s Tylan Corder fires a pitch to a South Umpqua batter Tuesday. Corder pitched a three-hitter with 12 strikeouts for the Bulldogs in their 10-2 victory.
BULLDOGS From Page B1
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Twenty-one horses have been entered for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, one more than the maximum field of 20. The entry box closed this morning, with the draw to determine post positions set for later in the afternoon. The field is limited to the top 20 horses based on points
earned in designated prep races. Leading the way is California Chrome, winner of the Santa Anita Derby. The colt is trained by 77year-old Art Sherman, who could become the oldest trainer to win the Kentucky Derby. Todd Pletcher will saddle four horses: Danza, Intense
Holiday, Vinceremos and We Miss Artie. Trainer Mike Maker has three horses: General a Rod, Harry’s Holiday and Vicar’s In Trouble. Trainer Bob Baffert, a three-time Derby winner, has two: Hoppertunity and Chitu. The 21st horse on the points list is Pablo Del Monte, who would need a
defection by early Friday 1 morning to get into the 1 ⁄4mile race. One of the favorites will be Wicked Strong, a horse owned by a Boston-based partnership group and named in honor of the victims of last year’s Boston Marathon bombing. He is trained by Jimmy Jerkens.
Bandon was second at 364, with Gold Beach third at 373. The Tigers and Panthers likely will be battling for the second state berth behind Oakridge. Dayne Miller of Creswell took medalist honors Monday with a 76, followed by Gold Beach’s Shane Roberts (78) and Brennan Eilek (79) and Oakridge brothers Gerry and Joel Snyder, who shot 79 and 80, respectively. Braden Fugate led Bandon with an 81 and all five Tigers shot below 100 for the first time.
“My goal was to keep the ball low,” he said. “I didn’t give up a lot of doubles or triples.” “Tylan is pretty versatile,” Horning said. “He’s come in in relief a bunch of times. It was nice to see him get a good, solid start.” Corder’s effort was important since North Bend
also has a doubleheader Friday and Inskeep, the regular catcher, is nursing an arm injury and unable to play behind the plate. That means Jackson, one of North Bend’s other starters, has taken on catching duties. “Great job by Hunter Jackson behind the plate,” Horning said. “He did well yesterday, too.” North Bend visits Sutherlin for a doubleheader Friday.
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Scoreboard Kohl; Zach Breitkreutz, Austin Ross (4), Drew Piburn (6) and Chris Elmer. 3B—MP: Fischer, Mussatti; Coq: Elmer, Breitkreutz.
On The Air Today NBA Basketball — Dallas at San Antonio, 4 p.m., TNT; Brooklyn at Toronto, 5 p.m., NBA TV; Portland at Houston, 6:30 p.m., TNT and HSN (1230 AM). Major League Baseball — Detroit at Chicago White Sox, 11 a.m., WGN; Tampa Bay at Boston, 4 p.m., ESPN; Seattle at New York Yankees, 4 p.m., Root Sports. Hockey — Playoffs, Philadelphia at New York Rangers, 4 p.m., NBC Sports Network; Los Angeles at San Jose, 7 p.m., NBC Sports Network. Thursday, May 1 NBA Basketball — Playoffs, Indiana at Atlanta, 4 p.m., NBA TV; Oklahoma City at Memphis, 5 p.m., TNT; Los Angeles Clippers at Golden State, 7:30 p.m., TNT. Major League Baseball — Seattle at New York Yankees, 4 p.m., Root Sports. Hockey — Playoffs, Montreal at Boston, 4:30 p.m. NBC Sports Network. Golf — PGA Tour Wells Fargo Championship, noon, Golf Channel; LPGA Tour North Texas Shootout, 9:30 a.m., Golf Channel; European Tour the Championship at Laguna National, 6 a.m., Golf Channel. Friday, May 2 NBA Basketball — Playoffs, teams TBA, 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., ESPN2, and 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., ESPN. Major League Baseball — Seattle at Houston, 5 p.m., Root Sports. Auto Racing — NASCAR Sprint Cup Aaron’s 499 practice, 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Fox Sports 1; NASAR Nationwide Series Aaron’s 312 qualifying, 3:30 p.m., Fox Sports 1. Hockey — Teams TBA, 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m., NBC Sports Network. Golf — PGA Tour Wells Fargo Championship, noon, Golf Channel; LPGA Tour North Texas Shootout, 9:30 a.m., Golf Channel; Champions Tour Insperity Invitational, 4:30 p.m., Golf Channel; European Tour the Championship at Laguna National, 6 a.m., Golf Channel.
Local Schedule Note: Baseball and softball games might be postponed due to rainy conditions. Today High School Baseball — Coquille at Glide (2), 2 p.m. High School Softball — Coquille at Glide (2), 2 p.m. College Softball — Mount Hood at SWOCC (2), noon. Thursday, May 1 High School Baseball — Lost River at Gold Beach (2), 2 p.m. High School Softball — Lost River at Gold Beach (2), 2 p.m. High School Track & Field — Reedsport and Myrtle Point at Oakland, 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 2 High School Baseball — Far West League: North Bend at Sutherlin (2), 3 p.m.; Siuslaw at Marshfield (2), 3 p.m.; Brookings-Harbor at Douglas (2), 3 p.m. Sunset Conference: Bandon at Coquille (2), 3 p.m.; Class 2A-1A District 4: Reedsport at Umpqua Valley Christian, 6:30 p.m. High School Softball — Far West League: Sutherlin at North Bend (2), 3 p.m.; Marshfield at Siuslaw (2), 3 p.m.; Douglas at Brookings-Harbor (2), 3 p.m. Class 2A-1A District 2: Reedsport at Umpqua Valley Christian, 4:30 p.m. Sunset Conference: Bandon at Coquille (2), 11 a.m. High School Boys Tennis — Henley at North Bend, TBA. High School Girls Tennis — Henley at North Bend, TBA. College Baseball — Clark at SWOCC (2), 2 p.m.
High School Results SOFTBALL Far West League League W L 12 0 8 2 8 3 6 6 4 7 1 9 0 12
South Umpqua Douglas Brookings-Harbor Marshfield Siuslaw North Bend Sutherlin Tuesday’s Scores Marshfield 8, Brookings-Harbor 0 South Umpqua 10, North Bend 0 Siuslaw 10, Sutherlin 0
Overall W L 14 3 11 3 14 4 8 10 4 9 2 12 0 19
Marshfield 8, Brookings-Harbor 0 Brookings-Harbor 000 000 0 — 0 2 2 Marshfield 202 031 x — 8 11 0 Hannah Goergen and Alaura Marrington; Mackenzie Johnson and Abby Osborne. 3B—Mar: Khalani Hoyer.
South Umpqua 10, North Bend 0, 6 innings 000 000 — 0 5 4 North Bend 222 004 — 10 18 2 South Umpqua Lindsay Henson, Patience Cook (6) and Sarah Merritt; Lauren Hill, Alexis Westbrooks (6) and Haleigh Gallego. 2B—NB: Kadie Forderer; SU: Heylea Lowell 3, Westbrooks.
Siuslaw 10, Sutherlin 0, 5 innings Sutherlin 000 00 — 0 2 3 Siuslaw 620 2X — 10 6 2 Brewer, Knee (2) and Taylor; Heidi Jones and Nikki Lannius. 2B—Siu: Ashlee Cole. HR—Siu: Cole.
Nonleague Coquille 7, Myrtle Point 1 100 000 0 — 1 3 2 Myrtle Point Coquille 121 012 x — 7 6 2 Lyndzi Robbins, Naya Phillips (6) and catcher na; Tori Howard and catcher na. 2B—MP: Marissa Dollarhyde; Coq: Makalan Edgar.
Glide 12, Gold Beach 3 Glide 100 740 0 — 12 7 1 Gold Beach 100 110 0 — 3 6 5 Heather Graham and Amanda Hatley; Savanna Rucker and Josie Piper. 2B—Gli: Hatley 2, Graham; GB: Piper 2.
BASEBALL Far West League League W L 9 1 7 2 6 4 6 5 4 6 3 9 2 10
North Bend Siuslaw Douglas Brookings-Harbor South Umpqua Marshfield Sutherlin Tuesday’s Scores North Bend 10, South Umpqua 2 Marshfield 6, Brookings-Harbor 5 Siuslaw 14, Sutherlin 0
Overall W L 9 8 9 4 7 9 10 7 7 9 4 14 2 16
North Bend 10, South Umpqua 2 000 200 0 — 2 3 1 South Umpqua North Bend 111 322 x — 10 12 1 Kristian Evans, Matt Kennedy (4), Shawn Rigsby (6) and Cody Gray; Tylan Corder and Hunter Jackson. 2B—SU: Justin Bennett; NB: Marshall Rice 2, Hunter Jackson. HR—NB: Corder.
Marshfield 6, Brookings-Harbor 5 Marshfield 004 100 1 — 6 9 2 Brookings-Harbor 100 021 1 — 5 5 3 Tyler Campbell and Ben Martin; Justin Murray, Chandler Dodd (5) and Izak Ehlers. 2B—BH: Ehlers.
Nonleague Myrtle Point 8, Coquille 6 Myrtle Point 004 002 2 — 8 6 1 Coquille 101 030 1 — 6 9 5 Taylor Fischer, Tristan Mussatti (6) and Dustin
GOLF BOYS Monday
At Bandon Crossings Medalist: Dayne Miller, Creswell, 76. OAKRIDGE (337): Gerry Snyder 42-37—79, Joel Snyder 40-40—80, Rex Gardner 41-40—81, Tanner Leish 49-48—97, Kyle Powell 48-49—97. BANDON (364): Braden Fugate 38-43—81, Shelby Bannister 47-46—93, Ethan Wickstrom 49-45—94, Tristian Davidson 49-47—96, Leo McGeehon 53-46—99. GOLD BEACH (373): Shane Roberts 39-39—78, Brennan Eilek 38-41—79, Max Abke 48-55—103, Chance Underhill 55-58—113, Jaxson Gysbers 5361—114. TRIANGLE LAKE (539): Chase Parker 53-51— 104, Jaymon Moiser 61-63—124, Anna Johnston 69-64—133, Chad Steinhauer 80-98—178. CRESWELL (inc): Dayne Miller 38-38—76, Joel Newell 46-44—90.
TRACK & FIELD Brookings-Harbor Twilight GIRLS Team Scores: Brookings-Harbor 175, Coquille 102, Pacific 88, Illinois Valley 79, Rogue River 61, Marshfield 59, South Umpqua 29, Gold Beach 15. Shot Put — 1. Alex LaFlamme, IV, 29-71⁄2; 2. Kiannah Emery, SU, 29-0; 3. Dachelle Chruch, 1 Coq, 28-9 ⁄2; 4. Alecia Finley, Pac, 27-2. Discus — 1. Skye Downhill, RR, 95-7; 2. Samantha Hage, BH, 86-7; 3. Jessica Schwerdtfeger, Coq, 86-0; 4. Caroline Newman, Coq, 84-7. Javelin — 1. Darian Wilson, Coq, 121-3; 2. Alex LaFlamme, IV, 91-10; 3. Emily Anderson, Mar, 893; 4. Angelyna Chavez, Mar, 80-11. High Jump — 1. Amanda Finley, Pac, 4-8; 2. Keelie Worthington, RR, 4-8; 3. Theresa Frederick, IV, 4-6; 4. Kyllie Johnson, BH, 4-6. Long Jump — 1. Darian Wilson, Coq, 15-113⁄4; 2. Kyllie Johnson, BH, 14-6; 3. Colby Welch, BH, 1451⁄4; 4. Abbey Schreiber, BH, 13-71⁄2. Triple Jump — 1. Darian Wilson, Coq, 32-0; 2. Halona Jackson, IV, 31-11⁄2; 3. Jessica Martinez, Pac, 29-4; 4. Elyse Trendell, Mar, 28-10. Pole Vault — 1. Mixtli Rodriguez, Mar, 6-6; 2. Abbey Schreiber, BH, 6-6; 3. tie-Taylor McKee, Mar, and Nichole Norton, Mar, 6-6. 100 — 1. Halona Jackson, IV, 13.44; 2. Molly Joyce, BH, 13.77; 3. Jordyn Keys, BH, 13.90; 4. Jade Heredia, BY, 13.92. 200 — 1. Halona Jackson, IV, 27.88; 2. Molly Joyce, BH, 28.54; 3. Jade Heredia, BH, 29.14; 4. Brittany Kreutzer, Pac, 29.54. 400 — 1. Sophie Landau, BH, 59.99; 2. Sarah Middleton, RR, 1:05.66; 3. Brittany Kreutzer, Pac, 1:07.56; 4. Luka Frazier, BH, 1:08.23. 800 — 1. Sophie Landau, BH, 2:28.65; 2. Jordyn Keys, BH, 2:32.05; 3. Tristan Husted, BH, 2:32.82; 4. Kaitlin Armstrong, GB, 2:37.76. 1,500 — 1. Kaitlin Armstrong, GB, 5:24.88; 2. Anna Sweeney, Coq , 5:25.02; 3. Roza Jonas, IV, 6:05.89; 4. Caitlin Happeny, Pac, 6:10.40. 3,000 — 1. Anna Sweeney, Coq, 12:08.17; 2. Debra Lawrence, BH, 12:48.27. 100 High Hurdles — 1. Keelie Worthington, RR, 17.27; 2. Riley Engdahl, Pac, 17.54; 3. Darian Wilson, Coq, 17.57; 4. Theresa Frederick, IV, 18.84. 300 Low Hurdles — 1. Keelie Worthington, RR, 49.60; 2. Riley Engdahl, Pac, 49.62; 3. Theresa Frederick, IV, 53.65; 4. Breanna Bevan, BH, 58.22. 4x100 Relay — 1. Brookings-Harbor, 53.15; 2. Pacific, 54.29; 3. Coquille, 1:00.90; 4. South Umpqua, 1:04.73. 4x400 Relay — 1. Brookings-Harbor, 4:27.10; 2. Brookings-Harbor, 4:48.85; 3. Pacific, 4:56.43; 4. Rogue River, 4:49.50. BOYS T e a m S c o r e s : Brookings-Harbor 207, Marshfield 119.5, Coquille 116, Rogue River 71, Pacific 67.5, South Umpqua 34, Illinois Valley 19, Gold Beach 10. Shot Put — 1. Brandon Bowen, Coq, 49-2; 2. James Vermaak, BH, 41-1; 3. Lincoln Newdall, 1 1 GB, 40-3 ⁄2; 4. Bill Fields, Mar, 39-0 ⁄2. Discus — 1. Brandon Bowen, Coq, 134-4; 2. James Vermaak, BH, 117-0; 3. George Hill, Mar, 115-6; 4. Bill Fields, Mar, 106-0. Javelin — 1. Ronnie Manley, BH, 189-3; 2. Shaine Graham, BH, 141-2; 3. James Vermaak, BH, 133-3; 4. Austin Layton, Coq, 130-3. High Jump — 1. tie-Bradley Romine, Coq, and Zach Lawson, RR, 5-6; 3. tie-Trevor Johnson, Mar, and Jason Sharp, BH, 5-4. Long Jump — 1. Bradley Romine, Coq, 18-41⁄2; 2. Taylor Dornbusch, Mar, 18-31⁄2; 3. Trevor Johnson, 1 Mar, 17-8 ⁄2; 4. Isaac Smith, Mar, 17-7. Triple Jump — 1. Bradley Romine, Coq, 37-2; 2. Austin Layton, Coq, 35-6; 3. Justin Cooper, Mar, 35-6; 4. Jason Sharp, BH, 34-8. Pole Vault — 1. Tristan Dixon, Coq, 11-6; 2. James Black, Mar, 11-0; 3. Joshua Allan, IV, 10-6; 4. Jesse Golder, Mar, 10-6. 100 — 1. David Joyce, BH, 11.64; 2. Cody Wright, RR, 11.70; 3. Gabe Brazelton, BH, 11.84; 4. James Thompson, IV, 11.98. 200 — 1. David Joyce, BH, 23.35; 2. Gabe Brazelton, BH, 23.72; 3. Cody Wright, RR, 23.75; 4. Elijah Dill, Coq, 24.55. 400 — 1. Cole Kreutzer, Pac, 53.12; 2. Gabe Brazelton, BH, 53.18; 3. Sam Gulliford, SU, 54.25; 4. Elijah Dill, Coq, 55.39. 800 — 1. Rio Lopez, RR, 2:10.11; 2. Braden Chapman, BH, 2:10.98; 3. Cody Harkins, Mar, 2:11.11; 4. Cody Enos, BH, 2:14.58. 1,500 — 1. Chris Burton, BH, 4:26.16; 2. Cody Enos, BH, 4:30.53; 3. Thom Hallmark, Coq, 4:35.27; 4. Cody Harkins, Mar, 4:39.57. 3,000 — 1. Chris Burton, BH, 10:13.41; 2. Thom Hallmark, Coq, 10:15.72; 3. Angel Lopez, Pac, 10:26.43; 4. Kaden Ashdown, Pac, 10:31.57. 110 High Hurdles — 1. Shaine Graham, BH, 16.20; 2. Isaac Smith, Mar, 18.77; 3. Terry Schmidt, RR, 19.10; 4. James Carroll, Mar, 19.20. 3 0 0 I n t e r m e d i a t e H u r d l e s — 1. Shaine Graham, BH, 43.22; 2. Pio Figueroa, Pac, 45.16; 3. Terry Schmidt, RR, 46.09; 4. Connor Strickland, RR, 46.29. 4x100 Relay — 1. Brookings-Harbor, 45.24; 2. Coquille, 47.71; 3. Pacific, 47.84; 4. South Umpqua, 50.44. 4x400 Relay — 1. Marshfield, 3:53.65; 2. Brookings-Harbor, 3:55.52; 3. Rogue River, 3:59.22; 4. Marshfield, 4:03.23.
NBA Playoffs FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) x-if necessary Tuesday, April 29 Washington 75, Chicago 69, Washington wins series 4-1 Memphis 100, Oklahoma City 99, OT, Memphis leads series 3-2 L.A. Clippers 113, Golden State 103, L.A. Clippers leads series 3-2 Today Dallas at San Antonio, 4 p.m., series tied 2-2 Brooklyn at Toronto, 5 p.m., series tied 2-2 Portland at Houston, 6:30 p.m., Portland leads series 3-1 Thursday, May 1 Indiana at Atlanta, 4 p.m., Atlanta leads series 3-2 Oklahoma City at Memphis, 5 p.m. Los Angeles Clippers at Golden State, 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 2 Toronto at Brooklyn, TBD San Antonio at Dallas, TBD x-Houston at Portland, TBD
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Pro Baseball American League East Division W L Pct GB New York 15 11 .577 — Baltimore 12 12 .500 2 1 Boston 13 14 .481 2 ⁄2 Toronto 12 14 .462 3 1 Tampa Bay 11 16 .407 4 ⁄2 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 13 9 .591 — 1 Minnesota 12 11 .522 1 ⁄2 1 Kansas City 13 12 .520 1 ⁄2 Chicago 14 14 .500 2 1 Cleveland 11 16 .407 4 ⁄2 West Division W L Pct GB Oakland 17 10 .630 — Texas 15 12 .556 2 1 Los Angeles 13 13 .500 3 ⁄2 Seattle 11 14 .440 5 Houston 9 18 .333 8 Tuesday’s Games Seattle 6, N.Y. Yankees 3 Pittsburgh at Baltimore, ppd., rain Boston 7, Tampa Bay 4 Oakland 9, Texas 3 Detroit 4, Chicago White Sox 3 Kansas City 10, Toronto 7 Washington 4, Houston 3 L.A. Dodgers at Minnesota, ppd., rain L.A. Angels 6, Cleveland 4 Today’s Games Detroit (Scherzer 2-1) at Chicago White Sox (Noesi 0-1), 11:10 a.m. Cleveland (McAllister 3-1) at L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 3-2), 4:05 p.m. Pittsburgh (Morton 0-3) at Baltimore (Tillman 3-1), 4:05 p.m. Seattle (Elias 1-2) at N.Y. Yankees (Phelps 0-0), 4:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Archer 2-1) at Boston (Doubront 13), 4:10 p.m. Oakland (J.Chavez 1-0) at Texas (Ross Jr. 1-1), 5:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Greinke 4-0) at Minnesota (Gibson 3-1), 5:10 p.m. Toronto (Hutchison 1-1) at Kansas City (Ventura 2-1), 5:10 p.m. Washington (Zimmermann 1-1) at Houston (Oberholtzer 0-4), 5:10 p.m. Thursday’s Games L.A. Dodgers (Haren 3-0) at Minnesota (Pelfrey 0-2), 10:10 a.m., 1st game Pittsburgh (Cumpton 0-1) at Baltimore (B.Norris 1-2), 4:05 p.m. Seattle (F.Hernandez 3-1) at N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 2-2), 4:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Beckett 0-0) at Minnesota (K.Johnson 0-0), 4:10 p.m., 2nd game Tampa Bay (C.Ramos 1-1) at Boston (Peavy 10), 4:10 p.m. Toronto (Buehrle 4-1) at Kansas City (Guthrie 2-1), 5:10 p.m.
National League East Division W L Pct GB Atlanta 17 8 .680 — New York 15 11 .577 21⁄2 Washington 15 12 .556 3 41⁄2 13 13 .500 Philadelphia 1 Miami 12 14 .462 5 ⁄2 Central Division W L Pct GB Milwaukee 20 7 .741 — St. Louis 14 14 .500 61⁄2 1 Cincinnati 12 14 .462 7 ⁄2 1 Pittsburgh 10 16 .385 9 ⁄2 Chicago 8 17 .320 11 West Division W L Pct GB San Francisco 16 11 .593 — 1 ⁄2 Colorado 16 12 .571 1 Los Angeles 14 12 .538 1 ⁄2 1 San Diego 13 15 .464 3 ⁄2 91⁄2 8 22 .267 Arizona Tuesday’s Games N.Y. Mets 6, Philadelphia 1 Pittsburgh at Baltimore, ppd., rain Miami 9, Atlanta 0 Cincinnati 3, Chicago Cubs 2 Washington 4, Houston 3 L.A. Dodgers at Minnesota, ppd., rain Milwaukee 5, St. Louis 4, 11 innings Colorado 5, Arizona 4 San Francisco 6, San Diego 0 Today’s Games Milwaukee (Garza 1-2) at St. Louis (S.Miller 22), 10:45 a.m. N.Y. Mets (Colon 2-3) at Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 0-2), 4:05 p.m. Pittsburgh (Morton 0-3) at Baltimore (Tillman 3-1), 4:05 p.m. Atlanta (Harang 3-1) at Miami (Eovaldi 1-1), 4:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs (E.Jackson 1-2) at Cincinnati (Cingrani 2-2), 4:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Greinke 4-0) at Minnesota (Gibson 3-1), 5:10 p.m. Washington (Zimmermann 1-1) at Houston (Oberholtzer 0-4), 5:10 p.m. Colorado (Lyles 3-0) at Arizona (Collmenter 12), 6:40 p.m. San Diego (Erlin 1-3) at San Francisco (Hudson 3-1), 7:15 p.m. Thursday’s Games L.A. Dodgers (Haren 3-0) at Minnesota (Pelfrey 0-2), 10:10 a.m., 1st game Pittsburgh (Cumpton 0-1) at Baltimore (B.Norris 1-2), 4:05 p.m. Atlanta (E.Santana 3-0) at Miami (H.Alvarez 12), 4:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Beckett 0-0) at Minnesota (K.Johnson 0-0), 4:10 p.m., 2nd game Milwaukee (Estrada 2-1) at Cincinnati (Bailey 12), 4:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Wheeler 1-2) at Colorado (Nicasio 21), 5:40 p.m.
Tuesday’s Linescores Mariners 6, Yankees 3 Seattle 000 040 200 — 6 15 2 New York 011 000 001 — 3 8 0 C.Young, Furbush (6), Farquhar (8), Rodney (9) and Zunino; Sabathia, Betances (6), Claiborne (7), Leroux (9) and McCann. W—C.Young 1-0. L— Sabathia 3-3. HRs—New York, Teixeira (3).
Red Sox 7, Rays 4 Tampa Bay 000 001 102 — 4 8 0 Boston 000 015 01x — 7 13 1 Bedard, B.Gomes (6), Oviedo (6), Lueke (7), Jo.Peralta (8) and Hanigan; Lackey, Mujica (9), Uehara (9) and Pierzynski. W—Lackey 4-2. L— B.Gomes 1-1. Sv—Uehara (6).
Athletics 9, Rangers 3
Oakland 211 050 000 — 9 10 1 Texas 000 120 000 — 3 8 0 Kazmir, Cook (6), Abad (8), Doolittle (9) and D.Norris; M.Perez, Frasor (5), Tolleson (6), Cotts (9) and Chirinos. W—Kazmir 4-0. L—M.Perez 4-1.
Tigers 4, White Sox 3 Detroit 000 102 001 — 4 9 0 Chicago 003 000 000 — 3 7 1 Verlander, Chamberlain (8), Nathan (9) and Holaday; Quintana, Petricka (7), Belisario (8) and Flowers. W—Chamberlain 1-1. L—Belisario 13. Sv—Nathan (5).
Royals 10, Blue Jays 7
Nationals 4, Astros 3 Washington 101 000 011 — 4 9 0 Houston 003 000 000 — 3 5 1 G.Gonzalez, Stammen (7), Clippard (8), R.Soriano (9) and Lobaton; Cosart, Bass (7), Valdes (8), Qualls (8), Fields (9) and J.Castro. W— Clippard 2-2. L—Fields 0-3. Sv—R.Soriano (5). HRs—Washington, Werth (4).
Mets 6, Phillies 1 New York 001 230 000 — 6 9 1 Philadelphia 000 100 000 — 1 5 0 Niese, Matsuzaka (8), Valverde (9) and d’Arnaud; Hamels, R.Hernandez (5), Hollands (6), Manship (8), Camp (9) and Ruiz. W—Niese 22. L—Hamels 0-2. HRs—Philadelphia, Byrd (3).
Los Angeles, 4-0; Machi, San Francisco, 4-0; Lohse, Milwaukee, 4-1; Fernandez, Miami, 4-1; Simon, Cincinnati, 4-1; Lynn, St. Louis, 4-1; Hammel, Chicago, 4-1. STRIKEOUTS—Fernandez, Miami, 55; Strasburg, Washington, 53; Cueto, Cincinnati, 50; Wacha, St. Louis, 44; Wainwright, St. Louis, 42; ClLee, Philadelphia, 40; Greinke, Los Angeles, 40; Lohse, Milwaukee, 40; Lynn, St. Louis, 40. SAVES—FRodriguez, Milwaukee, 13; Street, San Diego, 10; Hawkins, Colorado, 9; Jansen, Los Angeles, 9; Kimbrel, Atlanta, 8; Papelbon, Philadelphia, 8; Rosenthal, St. Louis, 7.
Hockey NHL Playoffs
Reds 3, Cubs 2 Chicago 002 000 000 — 2 8 0 Cincinnati 100 011 00x — 3 11 0 Samardzija, Rosscup (6), Grimm (7), Strop (8) and Castillo; Simon, Ondrusek (7), LeCure (8), Broxton (9) and B.Pena. W—Simon 4-1. L— Samardzija 0-3. Sv—Broxton (5). HRs—Cincinnati, B.Hamilton (1).
Marlins 9, Braves 0 Atlanta 000 000 000 — 0 3 1 Miami 003 005 10x — 9 13 0 A.Wood, Varvaro (6), Schlosser (8) and Gattis; Fernandez, Marmol (9) and Saltalamacchia. W— Fernandez 4-1. L—A.Wood 2-4. HRs—Miami, Stanton (8), Saltalamacchia (5).
Rockies 5, Diamondbacks 4 Colorado 000 202 001 — 5 11 1 Arizona 020 100 010 — 4 10 0 Chatwood, C.Martin (6), Brothers (7), Logan (8), Hawkins (9) and Pacheco; Bolsinger, O.Perez (6), Thatcher (7), Ziegler (8), A.Reed (9) and Montero. W—Logan 1-0. L—A.Reed 0-2. Sv— Hawkins (9). HRs—Colorado, Tulowitzki (7), Stubbs (1). Arizona, Pollock (3).
Giants 6, Padres 0 San Diego 000 000 000 — 0 3 1 San Francisco 203 010 00x — 6 9 0 Stults, Roach (3), A.Torres (8) and Hundley; Petit, Machi (7), Casilla (9) and H.Sanchez. W— Petit 2-1. L—Stults 1-3. HRs—San Francisco, Pagan (2), Posey (6).
League Leaders AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING—AlRamirez, Chicago, .355; MeCabrera, Toronto, .347; Viciedo, Chicago, .341; Wieters, Baltimore, .338; RDavis, Detroit, .333; Joyce, Tampa Bay, .328; Rios, Texas, .327. RUNS—Dozier, Minnesota, 24; Bautista, Toronto, 23; JAbreu, Chicago, 20; Donaldson, Oakland, 20; Eaton, Chicago, 20; Pujols, Los Angeles, 20; Trout, Los Angeles, 20. RBI—JAbreu, Chicago, 32; Colabello, Minnesota, 27; NCruz, Baltimore, 25; Donaldson, Oakland, 22; Pujols, Los Angeles, 22; Moss, Oakland, 21; Brantley, Cleveland, 20; Lawrie, Toronto, 20. DOUBLES—Donaldson, Oakland, 10; AGordon, Kansas City, 10; Loney, Tampa Bay, 10; Plouffe, Minnesota, 10; Beltran, New York, 9; Colabello, Minnesota, 9; Pedroia, Boston, 9; SPerez, Kansas City, 9; Solarte, New York, 9; Viciedo, Chicago, 9. HOME RUNS—JAbreu, Chicago, 10; Pujols, Los Angeles, 9; Bautista, Toronto, 8; NCruz, Baltimore, 7; Donaldson, Oakland, 7; Dozier, Minnesota, 7; Lawrie, Toronto, 6; Trout, Los Angeles, 6. STOLEN BASES—Altuve, Houston, 9; Andrus, Texas, 9; RDavis, Detroit, 8; Ellsbury, New York, 8; LMartin, Texas, 8; Crisp, Oakland, 7; Gardner, New York, 7. PITCHING—Kazmir, Oakland, 4-0; Gray, Oakland, 4-1; Buehrle, Toronto, 4-1; MPerez, Texas, 4-1; Lackey, Boston, 4-2; 17 tied at 3. STRIKEOUTS—Price, Tampa Bay, 47; FHernandez, Seattle, 47; Tanaka, New York, 46; Scherzer, Detroit, 44; Lester, Boston, 43; Shields, Kansas City, 41; Sabathia, New York, 41. SAVES—Axford, Cleveland, 8; Soria, Texas, 6; TomHunter, Baltimore, 6; Holland, Kansas City, 6; Uehara, Boston, 6; Perkins, Minnesota, 6; Santos, Toronto, 5; Nathan, Detroit, 5; Rodney, Seattle, 5. NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING—Blackmon, Colorado, .379; Tulowitzki, Colorado, .376; Morneau, Colorado, .357; Utley, Philadelphia, .355; DGordon, Los Angeles, .353; YMolina, St. Louis, .350; Pagan, San Francisco, .340. RUNS—Tulowitzki, Colorado, 24; Blackmon, Colorado, 22; MCarpenter, St. Louis, 20; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 20; EYoung, New York, 20; CGomez, Milwaukee, 18; AdGonzalez, Los Angeles, 18; Ruiz, Philadelphia, 18; Stanton, Miami, 18. RBI—Stanton, Miami, 31; AdGonzalez, Los Angeles, 23; Morneau, Colorado, 22; Tulowitzki, Colorado, 22; Morse, San Francisco, 19; ArRamirez, Milwaukee, 19; Trumbo, Arizona, 19. DOUBLES—Goldschmidt, Arizona, 11; HRamirez, Los Angeles, 11; Utley, Philadelphia, 11; Hill, Arizona, 10; Lucroy, Milwaukee, 10; MaAdams, St. Louis, 9; Tulowitzki, Colorado, 9. HOME RUNS—AdGonzalez, Los Angeles, 8; Stanton, Miami, 8; Belt, San Francisco, 7; Trumbo, Arizona, 7; Tulowitzki, Colorado, 7; JUpton, Atlanta, 7; 10 tied at 6. STOLEN BASES—DGordon, Los Angeles, 13; EYoung, New York, 12; BHamilton, Cincinnati, 10; Revere, Philadelphia, 10; Bonifacio, Chicago, 9; Blackmon, Colorado, 7; Marte, Pittsburgh, 7. PITCHING—Wainwright, St. Louis, 5-1; Greinke,
SOFTBALL Far West League
EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Columbus 3 1 3 12 10 7 Sporting KC 3 2 2 11 9 6 D.C. United 3 2 2 11 10 8 New England 3 3 2 11 7 9 New York 2 2 5 11 13 12 Toronto FC 3 3 0 9 6 7 Houston 2 4 2 8 8 13 Philadelphia 1 3 5 8 9 11 Montreal 1 4 3 6 7 14 Chicago 0 1 6 6 10 11 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Seattle 5 2 1 16 18 12 FC Dallas 5 2 1 16 18 14 Real Salt Lake 3 0 5 14 13 8 Colorado 3 2 2 11 9 9 Vancouver 2 2 4 10 12 10 Los Angeles 2 1 2 8 7 4 San Jose 1 2 3 6 6 7 Chivas USA 1 4 3 6 8 14 Portland 0 3 5 5 9 13 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Saturday, May 3 New England at Toronto FC, 10 a.m. San Jose at Vancouver, 4 p.m. Real Salt Lake at Chicago, 4:30 p.m. Los Angeles at Colorado, 6 p.m. Philadelphia at Seattle FC, 7 p.m. D.C. United at Portland, 7:30 p.m. Houston at Chivas USA, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 4 New York at FC Dallas, noon Columbus at Sporting Kansas City, 1 p.m.
South Umpqua 10, North Bend 0, six innings: The Bulldogs weren’t ale to take out the best team in the Far West League, losing to South Umpqua in six innings. South Umpqua was able to put up two runs in each of the first three innings before North Bend pitcher Lindsay Henson stifled the Lancers bats for a couple of innings. “We actually held them for quite awhile,” North Bend head coach Meghan Thomsen said. “They were hitting pretty good. “To be honest, I think our defense was the best I’ve seen it. We really stood behind our pitchers. They were just hitting it in the gaps.” Alexis Westbrooks had four hits and two RBIs for the Lancers and Heylea Lowell had three doubles. Kadie Forderer hit a double for North Bend’s only extra-base hit. Next up for the Bulldogs is a home doubleheader against Far West League cellardweller Sutherlin on Friday. Siuslaw 10, Sutherlin 0: Ashlee Cole had a double and home run to lead the Vikings to the five-inning win. Heidi Jones pitched a two-hitter for the Vikings. Andi Ruede had two hits and two RBIs.
National Women’s Soccer League
(x-if necessary) FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) Tuesday, April 29 N.Y. Rangers at Philadelphia, 4:30 p.m., N.Y. Rangers leads series 3-2 Today Philadelphia at N.Y. Rangers, 4 p.m. Minnesota at Colorado, 6:30 p.m., series tied 3-3 Los Angeles at San Jose, 7 p.m., series tied 3-3 SECOND ROUND Thursday, May 1 Montreal at Boston, 4:30 p.m.
Brewers 5, Cardinals 4 Milwaukee 000 300 100 01 — 5 9 0 St. Louis 300 000 100 00 — 4 9 0 (11 innings) Lohse, W.Smith (7), Henderson (8), Thornburg (9), Fr.Rodriguez (11) and Maldonado; Lynn, Lyons (6), Neshek (8), Siegrist (10) and Y.Molina. W—Thornburg 3-0. L—Siegrist 0-1. Sv— Fr.Rodriguez (13). HRs—Milwaukee, C.Gomez (6). St. Louis, Y.Molina (4).
“We’re continuing to get better, we just have to do better on defense,” Gallagher said. “We can commit five errors in a one run game and expect to win.” Glide 10, Gold Beach 0: The Wildcats shut out the host Panthers.
Pro Soccer Major League Soccer
W L T Pts GF GA 3 0 0 9 8 1 Seattle Portland 2 0 1 7 5 2 2 2 0 6 6 7 Washington Western New York 1 1 0 3 3 2 Chicago 1 1 0 3 1 1 Houston 1 2 0 3 3 5 1 2 0 3 5 8 Boston Sky Blue FC 0 1 2 2 4 5 0 2 1 1 3 7 FC Kansas City NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Today Seattle FC at Sky Blue FC, 4 p.m. Chicago at FC Kansas City, 5 p.m. Saturday, May 3 Seattle FC at Washington, 3:30 p.m. Boston at Sky Blue FC, 4 p.m. Portland at Western New York, 4 p.m. FC Kansas City at Houston, 5 p.m.
Transactions BASEBALL American League TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Selected the contract of 2B Chris Getz from Buffalo (IL). Released RHP Mickey Storey. National League ATLANTA BRAVES — Activated LHP Mike Minor from the 15-day DL. MIAMI MARLINS — Activated INF Ed Lucas from the 15-day DL. Designated 1B Greg Dobbs for assignment. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association NBA — Banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life and fined him $2.5 million for racist comments he made in an audio recording. NBA — Suspended Dallas F-C DeJuan Blair for one game, without pay, for kicking San Antonio C Tiago Splitter in the head in their game on Monday. FOOTBALL National Football League SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Signed S Earl Thomas to a four-year contract extension through the 2018 season. HOCKEY National Hockey League FLORIDA PANTHERS — Fired interim coach Peter Horachek. COLLEGE NORTH DAKOTA STATE — Named Eric Henderson men’s assistant basketball coach.
Coquille 7, Myrtle Point 1: Tori Howard pitched a three-hitter for the Red Devils as Coquille tuned up for a huge doubleheader today at Glide. Coquille coach Darren Thompson said the Bobcats kept the Red Devils from getting much going on offense with their own tough defense. Makala Edgar had two hits, including a double. The Red Devils did manage at least one run in five innings and Howard pitched well with the lead. “Our defense is getting better every day,” Thompson said. “Tori had another good start for us on the mound.” Marissa Dollarhyde had two of Myrtle Point’s three hits, including a double. Coquille plays its first counting games of the Sunset Conference season today when the Red Devils face the Wildcats. With just one spot avaialble for the state playoffs this year, at least a split with Glide would be huge. Glide 12, Gold Beach 3: Heather Graham struck out 11 Panthers while pitching a six-hitter to lead the Wildcats to the road win. Amanda Hatley had two doubles for the Wildcats. Josie Piper was 3-for-3 with two doubles for Gold Beach.
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Toronto 100 020 202 — 7 12 1 Kansas City 020 000 26x — 10 11 0 McGowan, Delabar (7), Cecil (7), Santos (8), Rogers (8) and Navarro; Vargas, K.Herrera (7), Crow (8), Coleman (9) and S.Perez. W—Crow 1-1. L—Cecil 0-2. HRs—Toronto, Bautista (8), Encarnacion (2). Kansas City, S.Perez (2).
Angels 6, Indians 4 Cleveland 000 002 200 — 4 10 1 Los Angeles 010 121 01x — 6 12 0 Kluber, C.Lee (5), Outman (6), Atchison (6), Shaw (7) and Y.Gomes; Weaver, Kohn (6), Y.Herrera (7), Maronde (7), Jepsen (7), Salas (8), J.Smith (9) and Iannetta. W—Weaver 2-2. L— Kluber 2-3. Sv—J.Smith (2). HRs—Cleveland,
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Oakland loses another pitcher AUTO RACING ARLINGTON, Texas — NASCAR places Mears, Athletics right-hander A.J. Ambrose on probation THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Griffin is scheduled to have elbow surgery Wednesday, and will miss the entire season with fellow starter Jarrod Parker. Oakland manager Bob Melvin announced the plan for Griffin’s surgery on Tuesday, after the pitcher got a second opinion from Dr. Thomas Mehlhoff in Houston. Parker had Tommy John surgery on his right elbow during spring training. Parker, who had been expected to be Oakland’s The Associated Press opening day starter, and Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers, right, congratulates members of his team during the second half in Game 5 against the Golden State Griffin combined for 26 victories last season. Warriors on Tuesday in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 113-103.
Clippers overcome distractions THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES — Hours after owner Donald Sterling was banned from the NBA for life, the Los Angeles Clippers returned to an energized Staples Center and beat Golden State 113-103 on Tuesday night to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series. DeAndre Jordan had 25 points, a playoff career high, and 18 rebounds while Chris Paul scored 20 points for the Clippers. Los Angeles coach Doc Rivers highfived each of his players near the bench in an uncommon display of excitement as the final seconds ticked away. Jamal Crawford of the Clippers hugged and slapped hands with fans at courtside on the way to the locker room. Commissioner Adam Silver also fined Sterling $2.5 million and called on NBA owners to force him to sell the team for making racist comments. The Clippers are on the brink of just their third playoff series victory since Sterling bought the team in 1981. Game 6 is Thursday night in Oakland. Crawford scored 19 points for the Clippers while Blake Griffin had 18 and Darren Collison 15.
Klay Thompson led the Warriors with 21 points. David Lee and Andre Iguodala scored 18 apiece while Stephen Curry had a so-so game with 17 points, including four 3-pointers. Wizards 75, Bulls 69: John Wall finished with 24 points and Nene scored 20 as Washington clinched the firstround series in five games. Bradley Beal scored 17 points, and the fifth-seeded Wizards advanced in the postseason for just the third time since the 1970s. They will meet Indiana or Atlanta in the Eastern Conference semifinals. It’s a huge step for a franchise that hadn’t been to the postseason since 2008, but with Wall and Beal leading the way, they won 44 games during the regular season. The Wizards turned a halftime tie into a nine-point lead heading into the fourth quarter and hung on down the stretch. Chicago’s comeback chances took a big hit early in the final quarter when Taj Gibson crumbled to the court clutching his left ankle after he tried to block a layup by Wall with the Wizards up by six points. He had to be helped off the court and did not return. Wall and Nene, back from a one-game
suspension for grabbing Butler’s head, both had seven rebounds. Marcin Gortat had two points and 13 rebounds. Grizzlies 100, Thunder 99, OT: Mike Miller scored 21 points and Memphis held off Oklahoma City in a record fourth straight overtime game to take a 3-2 lead in the first-round series. Oklahoma City rebounded a missed 3point attempt by Miller and called a timeout, trailing 100-99 with 2.9 seconds remaining. Kevin Durant of the Thunder missed a long 3-point attempt and teammate Serge Ibaka tipped the ball in on the rebound. The shot was reviewed and it was determined that it was released after the buzzer, ending the game. Zach Randolph added 20 points and 10 rebounds for the Grizzlies, who will host Game 6 on Thursday. Russell Westbrook had 30 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds for the Thunder. Oklahoma City trailed by 20 points in the third quarter but trimmed its deficit to six by the start of the fourth quarter and finally took a 79-78 lead on a 3pointer by Durant. Consecutive baskets by Mike Conley put the Grizzlies up 87-82 with just under 4 minutes to play.
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PRO BASKETBALL Mavericks will be without Blair tonight DALLAS — Dallas Mavericks center DeJuan Blair was suspended for Game 5 of the first-round series against San Antonio for kicking the Spurs’ Tiago Splitter in the head. Blair and Splitter got tangled up and fell to the court in the fourth quarter of San Antonio’s 93-89 victory in Dallas on Monday night. After the whistle blew, signaling a foul on Blair, he kicked his former teammate with his left foot.
Assistant reportedly recorded players, coaches LOS ANGELES — A former assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors reportedly recorded conversations of coaches and players without their knowledge before being fired by the team earlier this month. ESPN, citing anonymous sources, reported that Darren Erman secretly recorded coaches’ meetings, conversations between coaches and players, and informal discussions. It’s unclear what Erman did with the alleged recordings. Golden State fired Erman on April 5 for what the team called a “violation of company policy.”
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR punished Marcos Ambrose and Casey Mears for their post-race altercation in the garage at Richmond International Raceway that led to Ambrose punching Mears in the face. Ambrose was fined $25,000 and placed on probation through May 28. Mears was fined $15,000 and received the same probation.
Montoya will return to NASCAR for two races MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Juan Pablo Montoya will make a two-race return to NASCAR this season, driving for Team Penske in the Brickyard 400 and at Michigan International Speedway. Montoya spent the last eight years in NASCAR before making his return this season to open-wheel racing. Montoya will drive the No. 12 Ford Fusion on June 15 at Michigan and the July 27 race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Montoya is set to race in both the Indianapolis 500 and the Brickyard 400.
Indy 500 test session goes well for Kurt Busch INDIANAPOLIS — Kurt Busch felt comfortable in his new IndyCar — despite dealing with some tricky winds in Indianapolis. Busch had a solid showing in testing at the Brickyard’s historic 2.5-mile oval on Tuesday. He’s the fourth driver to try to compete in the Indianapolis 500 and CocaCola 600 on the same day. Both races are scheduled for May 25.
MEDIA New sports Jeopardy program planned NEW YORK — “Jeopardy!” is starting a sports version of the popular game show, with Dan Patrick taking the Alex Trebek role as host. Sony Pictures that “Sports Jeopardy!” will begin this fall on Crackle, a Sony-owned digital service available on mobile devices and services such as PlayStation, Xbox, Apple TV and Roku.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets remain confident they can rebound from a 3-1 deficit in their first-round playoff series with the Portland Trail Blazers. But just in case they needed a reminder that such a comeback was possible, coach Kevin McHale had Mario Elie and Hakeem Olajuwon talk to his team as it prepares for Game 5 tonight. They helped the Rockets bounce back from the same deficit to beat the Phoenix Suns in seven games in the Western Conference semifinals in 1995 en route to an NBA title. “You focus just on the one game (Wednesday) and shift the game back to Portland (and) there will be tremendous pressure on the Portland team,” Olajuwon said. “You have no choice right now. You’ve got to focus.” Despite their pep talk, the Rockets aren’t sugar-coating their situation. “It’s desperation time,” Chandler Parsons said. “We don’t want our season to end and if we lose that’s going to happen. All of our backs are against the wall and we’ve just got to be a resilient
team.” Dwight Howard isn’t ready for his first season in Houston to be over, either, and is working to ensure that he and his teammates don’t let another one get away. Three of the four games in this series have been decided in overtime and two of Houston’s three losses were by a total of five points. “We’ve got to really believe and that’s the only way we’re going to win it,” Howard said. “It starts with myself and James (Harden).” Harden scored 37 points in Houston’s lone victory, but has struggled against the Blazers, making just 36 of 103 shots combined in the four games. Portland’s Damian Lillard knows the Blazers will get Houston’s best shot on Wednesday night and this will be their biggest test yet. “Houston will show a lot of fight,” he said. “I believe 100 percent that they feel like they can still win the series. It will be hard to put them away. We’ve got to take it up a level because they will try to keep their season alive.” The Trail Blazers have lost in the first round in their last six trips to the playoffs. A win Wednesday would put them
in the second round for the first time since losing in the Western Conference finals in 2000. “We want to finish the series right now and it’s going to take a lot of focus from our team and a lot of mental toughness and togetherness,” Lillard said. “That’s the only way we’re going to get it done on the
road.” If Houston wants to keep its season alive, it will have to stay focused on trying to slow down LaMarcus Aldridge. He combined for 89 points in the first two games of the series but cooled down a bit in Portland, and had 23 and 29 points in the two games there.
LONDON — Total prize money for this year’s Wimbledon tournament will reach 25 million pounds ($42 million), an increase of 10.8 percent that will mostly favor the early-round losers. The All England Club said that the men’s and women’s singles champions will each PRO HOCKEY receive 1.76 million pounds Panthers fire interim ($2.9 million), a 10 percent increase on last year’s top coach Horachek SUNRISE, Fla. — The prize won by Andy Murray Florida Panthers have parted and Marion Bartoli. ways with interim coach TRACK AND FIELD Peter Horachek. Panthers general manager Russian marathon star Dale Tallon made the gets two-year doping ban announcement, saying the MOSCOW — Three-time dismissal was effective Chicago Marathon champion immediately. Horachek Lilya Shobukhova was replaced Kevin Dineen as banned for two years for Panthers’ coach on Nov. 8, blood doping and faces and Florida went 26-36-4 demands to repay millions of under him. dollars in winnings. The Russian athletics fedFinalists named for eration said it banned annual Messier award Shobukhova until next NEW YORK — The Los January for abnormal biologAngeles K ings’ Dustin ical passport values and Brown, Anaheim’s Ryan stripped her results from Getzlaf and Chicago’s Oct. 9, 2009. Shobukhova Jonathan Toews are finalists won three times in Chicago for the Mark Messier NHL and once in London in that Leadership Award. time.
last four days. They had great mental toughness tonight.” Even while Sterling contemplates his next move, the Clippers organization rushed to distance itself from Sterling. Shortly after Silver’s announcement, the Clippers’ website featured only a black screen with a simple message: “We are one.” The mantra was repeated by the team’s public-address announcers and chanted by their fans several times during their playoff game. Sterling is banned from Staples Center and the Clippers’ training complex in Playa Vista, a beautiful $60
million facility constructed by Sterling. He is prevented from participating in any decisions by the Clippers, or from any league activity, including board of governors meetings. Most of the advertising signage at Staples Center was either covered in black cloth or removed for the game. Many sponsors dropped the Clippers or re-evaluated their relationships with the NBA over the past several days, and Silver is hopeful they will return with Sterling’s departure. Sterling’s long-estranged wife, Rochelle, watched the
game from a seat in the lower bowl, not in the courtside chairs usually occupied by the couple — or by Donald Sterling and a string of young female friends. One of those friends, V. Stiviano, was the other voice on the recordings made public last week. Silver said Sterling had confirmed his voice was on the recordings. He criticized Stiviano for posting pictures of herself online with black athletes Magic Johnson and Matt Kemp. “Don’t bring him to my games,” Sterling said of Johnson, the former Lakers star and current Los Angeles
Dodgers owner. “Yeah, it bothers me a lot that you want to promo, broadcast, that you’re associating with black people. Do you have to?” Despite the urgency of the potential move, Sterling seems almost certain to get the highest sale price in history for an NBA franchise if he is indeed forced to sell. After decades of incompetence under Sterling’s watch, the Clippers are now a successful team located in glamorous Los Angeles — and they’re about to get much more valuable when they sign a new broadcast deal in 2016. After the news of
Banned from all NBA facilities From Page B1 Los Angeles is on the brink of just its third playoff series victory since Sterling bought this star-crossed team nearly 33 years ago. “I was really proud of them,” Clippers coach Doc Rivers said. “I thought they were tired a lot tonight. I thought you could see them getting tired from all the emotional baggage over the
INDIANAPOLIS — Pacers star Paul George had his platinum All-Star ring valued at $15,000 stolen from his home Monday night during Indiana’s 107-97 loss to the Atlanta Hawks. The Indianapolis police report said there was no forced entry in the burglary, estimating the total value of items taken at nearly $16,000.
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Portland’s Damian Lillard (0) drives against Houston’s Dwight Howard during game four in Portland on Sunday.
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Sterling’s comments broke last weekend, Rivers clearly questioned whether he would stay with the team that pried him away from the Boston Celtics a year ago with a lucrative contract. The c h a m p i o n s h i p -w i n n i n g coach, who is black, said he still hadn’t made up his mind before Game 5. “I had given it zero thought, as far as that goes,” said Rivers, who briefly played for Sterling with the “Obviously, Clippers. Adam’s decision, if there was going to be one, makes mine easier.”
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Milwaukee Brewers' Scooter Gennett is congratulated by teammates as he enters the dugout after scoring on a single by Lyle Overbay during the fourth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Brewers holding all the aces against Cards THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. LOUIS — Lyle Overbay singled in Khris Davis with the tiebreaking run and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals in extra innings for the second straight night, winning 5-4 in 11 innings Tuesday. Davis hit a go-ahead triple to help the Brewers win 5-3 in 12 innings Monday and started the winning rally this time with a leadoff double against Kevin Siegrist (0-1). Milwaukee is a major league-best 20-7, two NL more victories than the franchise best Recap previous for the opening month, and 11-1 on the road. Carlos Gomez homered and pitcher Kyle Lohse had a two-run single for the Brewers, who have won five of six. Tyler Thornburg (3-0) struck out four in two scoreless innings and Francisco Rodriguez finished for his 13th save in 13 chances. Yadier Molina hit a three-run homer in the first and Allen Craig’s RBI triple tied it in the seventh for the Cardinals, who have lost three of four. Marlins 9, Braves 0: Jose Fernandez allowed two hits in eight stellar innings, Giancarlo Stanton hit a two-run homer and Miami opened a homestand by routing Atlanta. Jarrod Saltalamacchia also homered. Second baseman Ed Lucas had three hits in
his season debut after recovering from a broken left hand, and Marcell Ozuna hit a tworun single for the Marlins. Fernandez (4-1) was dominant against the NL East leaders again, lowering his ERA to 1.59. He struck out eight and walked two. Mets 6, Phillies 1: Jonathon Niese pitched seven steady innings on a rainy night and Daniel Murphy had three hits to lead New York over Philadelphia. The start was delayed by rain for 1 hour, 28 minutes, and the temperature at first pitch was a chilly 46 degrees. But the weather hardly affected Niese (2-2), who gave up four hits while striking out five and walking one. Reds 3, Cubs 2: Billy Hamilton hit his first career homer and Chris Heisey singled home the tiebreaking run in the sixth inning, sending Cincinnati past Chicago in a game delayed three times because of rain. The game started 19 minutes late. There was a 15-minute delay in the top of the fifth and a 71-minute delay in the bottom of the sixth. Giants 6, Padres 0: Angel Pagan hit a leadoff homer, Buster Posey connected two batters later and Yusmeiro Petit went six innings in a spot start for injured Matt Cain as San Francisco beat San Diego. Cain was scratched after cutting the tip of his right index finger. Rockies 5, Diamondbacks 4: Drew Stubbs hit his first home run of the season, off closer Addison Reed in the ninth inning, to lift Colorado over Arizona.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Derek Norris drove in three runs with a pair of doubles, Scott Kazmir outpitched Martin Perez and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 9-3 Tuesday night. The A’s went ahead to stay on Norris’ two-run double in the first off Perez (4-1), who had pitched 26 consecutive scoreless innings over his previous three starts. The left-hander had thrown three-hit shutouts his last two games, including at Oakland six days earlier. Kazmir (4-0) tied for the AL lead in wins. He needed 95 pitches to get through five innings, but left with a 9-3 lead. The lefty struck out four and walked one. When Norris AL added an Recap RBI double to make it 40 in the third, the A’s already had six hits off Perez, who started the night with an AL-best 1.42 ERA. Mariners 6, Yankees 3: Robinson Cano drove in a run and scored another in a most unwelcome return to Yankee Stadium, helping Seattle beat New York for its fourth win in five games. Amid lusty boos from a modest crowd on a rainy, 46degree night, Cano began his first game in the Bronx since joining Seattle this winter for $240 million with a wink — at Yankees starter CC Sabathia (3-3). Cano got a mock cheer when he struck out to end the inning, then was met with chants of “You sold out!” from the Bleacher Creatures when he took his spot at second base. When Cano grounded out to first base in the fourth,
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Oakland Athletics' Derek Norris follows through on a two-run double off of Texas Rangers' Martin Perez in the first inning in Arlington, Texas. Norris drove in three runs with a pair of doubles. first baseman Mark Teixeira gave him a smile after the close play. The five-time AllStar was even booed when he cleanly handled a grounder. Chris Young (1-0) gave up a second-inning homer to Teixeira and not much else in 5 2-3 innings to earn his first win since 2012. Red Sox 7, Rays 4: Shane Victorino had four hits and his first two RBIs of the season, John Lackey pitched eight strong innings and Boston beat slumping Tampa Bay. Victorino, activated from the disabled list last week after missing the first 22 games with a hamstring injury, finished 4 for 4 to hike his batting average from .133 to .316. Tigers 4, White Sox 3: Bryan Holaday bunted home Austin Jackson with two out in the ninth to lift Detroit over Chicago. Jackson lined a long drive to right off Ronald Belisario and reached third when the ball was misplayed for an error by Dayan Viciedo. Jackson scored on Holaday’s surprise bunt down the first base line. Royals 10, Blue Jays 7:
Salvador Perez homered and drove in four runs, helping Kansas City rally to defeat Toronto. Perez’s two-run double off Sergio Santos in the Royals’ six-run eighth put Kansas City ahead. Perez’s four RBIs matched his career high. Angels 6, Indians 4: Howie Kendrick had a tworun single in his first game in the leadoff spot this season, Chris Iannetta hit a pair of RBI singles and Los Angeles sent Cleveland to its fifth straight loss. Jered Weaver (2-2) allowed two runs and eight hits in 5 1-3 innings, striking out six and walking one. The Angels’ ace threw 90 pitches and was lifted after giving up four consecutive hits, including a two-run homer by Carlos Santana.
INTERLEAGUE Nationals 4, Astros 3: Adam LaRoche hit a tying double in the eighth inning and a go-ahead single in the ninth to lift Washington over Houston. Jayson Werth homered as the Nationals won the opener of the interleague series.
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Very busy, service-oriented public library in small coastal town seeks new director. Applicants should have experience in supervising staff and preparing budgets and should demonstrate good communication skills. The library has a staff of 1.75 FTE. As a member of the Coos County Library Service District, the director works with other libraries in the area to provide services to all residents of the county. Experience with automated library systems desired. (The library uses Koha.) BLS or equivalent experience required, plus experience with budgets, grants and administration. Starting salary: $16.00/hour. 30 Hours a Week. Closing date: 05/15/14. Please send both paper and electronic applications to Curtis Kelling: firstname.lastname@example.org. (Mail to City of Lakeside: PO Box L, Lakeside, OR 97449) For more information, call City of Lakeside, 542-759-3011.
looking for Skilled Grader Operator & Hvy Diesel Mechanic w/tools. $19/H+DOE, Overtime, Housing Available. 907-225-2180
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4 bed 1.5 bath (or 2 bed w/den & office) in warm, sunny Coquille. Beautiful, private back yard w/sun deck. $850. $15.00 Call APM 541-269-7210.
PATROL DEPUTY: Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. Salary: $21.19 - $27.01 Hourly. CORRECTIONS DEPUTY: Salary: $20.87 - $26.71 Hourly. These positions includes excellent benefits package: Closing date: 5/11/14. For more information & ON-LINE application visit our website at: www.co.douglas.or.us/hr. Douglas County Human Resources Dept, Courthouse, Room 322, Roseburg, OR 97470. (541) 440-4405, TDD (541) 440-6041. EOE.
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227 Elderly Care HARMONY HOMECARE “Quality Caregivers provide Assisted living in your home”. 541-260-1788 ISENBURG CAREGIVING SERVICE. Do you need help in your home? We provide home care as efficiently and cost-effective as possible. Coquille - Coos Bay - Bandon. Lilo Isenburg, 541-396-6041.
306 Jobs Wanted Interest List for future openings: Independent Contract Newspaper Carrier. Contact Susana Norton at 541-269-1222 ext. 255
430 Lawn Care Rod’s Landscape Maintenance Gutter Cleaning, Pressure Washing, Tree Trimming, Trash Hauling and more! Lic. #7884 Visa/MC accepted 541-404-0107 SOUTH COAST LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE for your everyday lawn care needs. #10646.Call Chris @541-404-0106
Real Estate 500
Convenient North Bend 3 bed 1 bath 800mo.close to everything. 1st/last. garbage .fireplace dishwasher, washer & dryer. 541-294-5104 541-217-1355, or 530-409-1008. 800 per month Lakeside 2 bdrm. 1 1/2 bath, $595. Range, Fridge, W/D, Carport plus Storage, Fenced yard 1st last & Dept. References. Call 541-759-3368
North Bend Small 2 Bed - 1 Bath home. Fenced back yard, Deck,Carport, Wood stove near 7-Eleven . $675mo. 1st, last plus $100 cleaning dep. Available 4-21-14. 2190 Virginia Ave, corner of Virginia & Madrona. For more information call 541-404-5023 Quiet NB older 1 bedroom, + loft, + basement. Laundry hookups, good location, close to shopping. Water paid. $600/mo., first, last + deposit. 541-267-3704 or 541-756-3600.
501 Commercial PUBLISHER’S NOTICE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitations or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination.” Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275.
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Reedsport - Ranch Road 1480 sq ft 3 Bed/2 Bath, Living Rm & Den w/ wood stove, 2/3 Acre-Nice View, Easy Yard, Garage w/ RV Parking, Fenced, Utility Rm w/ W/D $950/Mo Call (503) 266-1293 $950/month
605 Lots/Spaces Spring Tide Trailer Park has spaces available to rent. $260 mo. W/S/G paid. Credit and Criminal background check required. 541-267-7484
610 2-4-6 Plexes 2 bedroom, 1 bath with garage. 2 blocks west of hospital, off Thompson Rd., CB. Fenced yard, laundry hookups. W/S paid. $680/mo + $650 deposit. No smoking. Call 541-297-8962 Waterfront, Cape Arago Hwy, gated, woodsy. Very large, one bedroom, Fireplace, Carport. Includes W/D, Utilities paid. $875 + Deposits, No smoking/pets. Background check. 541-329-0371
ProBuild is seeking an experienced
Inside Sales Rep. for our location at 1221 N. Bayshore Dr, Coos Bay, OR 97420. You will be responsible for sales & customer service activities to retail & contractor customers, utilizing knowledge of sales techniques & industry knowledge. If interested, apply online at http://www.probuild.com/careers & search by keyword 022783. EOE.
COOS BAY PUBLIC ESTATE AUCTION ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Sale:
SUN. MAY 4, 2014 Previews:
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Fri. May 2 - noon–7:30 pm Sat. May 3 - noon–6 pm Sun. May 4 - 11 am–1 pm *Come & Enjoy Wine Tasting during “Wine Walk” Friday 5:30-7:30 pm
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ● Trucks ● Boats ● 3-Horse Slant Load Bumper-pull Trailer ● Tractors ● Huge Firearms Collection ● Lots of Fine Jewelry ● Coins ● Quality Furniture ● Tools ● Great Collectibles ● Fine Silver, China & Table Crystal ● Crystal Chandeliers & Lamps ● Appliances ● Electronics ● Much, much more, too many items to list in this ad, please see website for photos and info!!
COQUILLE BROILER RESTAURANT FOR LEASE. Nice restaurant at best location in Coquille. Turn key, completely outfitted & ready to go. On Hwy 42. 1st, last & deposit. 2 N Central. 541-294-703 Negotiable.
504 Homes for Sale House For Sale: Coos Bay 3 bed 1 bath on corner lot, Appliances included, new flooring, cupboard and kitchen counter, plus much more. $119,000. OWC with good Credit. Call 541-297-4750
Other Stuff 700
701 Furniture 70’s Style Hutch glass doors on top. Storage on bottom $150. 3 Glass Top Tables, 1 Coffee, 2 End Tables $25 set. Floral print couch $75. Small entertainment center $25. Small Dining room table w/2 chairs, $25. Large computer chair, $25. Call 541-260-4398 For sale: King Serta Mattress and Box springs, $200. Call 541-991-6843
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APARTMENTS AVAILABLE Studio Apt. C.B. $395 Lg Studio N.B. $465 2 bedroom C.B. $550
No pets/ no smoking
5 lines - 5 days $8.00
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• Cash, Credit Cards, Cks. w/ ID.
5 lines - 10 days $12.00
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Estate Auction 1605 Howard St. Coos Bay Saturday May 17 10am/preview Friday 9-5 Ammo Hunting Fishing Camping Anvil Guitars Tools Generator Furniture Cuckoo clocks Gun safe Gardening Firewood Flatscreen TVs Household goods and more WD Auction Company 541-290-7330 541-290-0990
Willett Investment Properties FURNISHED 1 bdrm apt. Everything furnished except electricity. $395/month, first/last/deposit. No smoking/pets. Background check & references required. Perfect for seniors. 541-888-3619. North Bend One bedroom. close to shopping & schools. W/G included. No pets/smoking. $505/$400 dep. 1189 Virginia #3 541-267-0125 or 541-297-6752
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Found Old Ring outside of Powers on the 4000 mail line (salmon creek road) between the 13 1/2 and 14th mile marker. Please Call to identify. Bob 541-580-8317 or 541-260-9494.
Real Estate/Rentals (Includes Photo)
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday
6 lines -5 days $45.00
6 lines - 10 days i $55.00
under $200 total 4 lines - 3 days - Free
Found & Found Pets
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703 Lawn/Garden 7’ Wishing well, exc. yard decor. 541-888-3648 $75.00 Dahlia tubers, last 541-888-3648 $1.00ea.
704 Musical Instruments FOR SALE. Gemeinhardt flute. Solid silver, silver head joint, B-foot, open-hole, in-line G. Great condition; usual usage. 2 owners, 1 professional, 1 student. Case included. M3S #620666. $799 obo. 781-789-0027.
Yamaha DGX-205 portable board with stand. $150. 541-751-0555
709 Wanted to Buy Wanted: Ocean Down Rigger, Good Condition. 541-756-2865
(includes boxing) 6 lines - 20 days $69.95
2 Cemetery plots # 4 and 5 for sale at Ocean View Memory Gardens. Near baby land. Normally $1295 ea. Sacrifice $1200 for both or $750 ea. Call 541-670-9537
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3M Hand masker, 12”/9” blades 2 rolls masking paper. 541-888-3648 $25.00
5 lines - 5 days - Free
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Best (includes a photo & boxing) 6 lines -15 days $17.00
FOR SALE. PICCOLO, J. MOLLENHAUER (FULDA). $650 obo. True value $1600, but needs overhaul. Two previous owners. Wooden body, silver head joint, stunning, full-bodied tone. 541-329-0217.
5 lines - 5 days
Wooded setting, fireplace, decks, view of bay and bridge. 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths. Tamarac 541-759-4380
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Lost & Lost Pets
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604 Homes Unfurnished
Western WA. Guy seeks gal, $35.00 50-66, slim/average build to come $15.00 share quiet times, I like trips, walks, nature, moonlight & cuddling. $45.00 Write Greg: P.O. Box 3013, $20.00 Arlington, WA 98223
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Oncology Department Medical Assistant Certified or non-certified with 1 year experience Physical Therapy Receptionist Physical Therapy Aide
THURSDAY, MAY 1, 2014 Clear the way for love, romance, or the rekindling of an old flame this year. Your imaginative ideas will gain you the support and respect that you’ve been seeking. Your ability to put your plans to the test will prove to be very rewarding. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) — Small business ventures are likely to pay off. Consider real estate or home improvement projects if you are looking to gain additional financial security. A home-based business looks promising. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) — Don’t let anyone stifle your creative output. You may feel edgy or uncomfortable around others. Attend to personal pleasures that are sure to help you relax. Steer clear of a jealous peer. CANCER (June 21-July 22) — Refrain from squandering valuable time daydreaming about past events. What’s done is done. Face the future and put your best foot forward in order to get ahead. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) — Step into the limelight. Share your plans with others. You will gain unexpected rewards from your involvement in a worthwhile cause. Show off your leadership ability. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Keep your anger at bay today. Think before you speak. If you are too hasty to judge, you may end up alienating a loved one. Physical exertion will help
Southern Coos Hospital Dietary Dept. needs: 1-Full-time Cook Great work environment, wages, benefits. email@example.com 541-347-4515 EOE, Vet Pref & Tobacco-Free
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Townhouses in a park like setting. Close to lake, swocc & shopping Stove/Fridge/Drapes. W/D Hook ups W/G pd. 3- Bed $490 3-Bed $530. Apply at 324 Ackerman 541-888-4762
Honda/Yamaha 8/20hp 9 1/4”x10”. New. $50.00
HOVEROUND MCV5 2008. New batteries, like new condition, $900 firm. Phone 541-347-7203. INVACARE WALKER with basket and seat $200. Pride Gentle Lift Recliner, electric motorized $200. 541-347-6501
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710 Miscellaneous IRON FILTER: CHEM-FREE. MCA 1001. Good condition. $225 OBO. 775-560-9596 (Bandon). SS propeller, 13 1/4”x17”, 13 spline, Johnson / Evinrude. 541-888-3648 $60.00
901 ATVs 5 DAYS CLASSIFIED PUBLISHING IS BACK!! Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday
WANTED: All or any unwanted scrap metal items whatsoever. Free pick-up. Open 7 days. 541-297-0271.
Recreation/ Sports 725
728 Camping/Fishing Folding crab trap, 50’ rope, bouy and bait hook. 888-3648 $26.00
Auto - Vehicles Boats -Trailers Good 6 lines - 5 days $15.00
734 Misc. Goods Wanted to buy: 12 or 20 Gauge Shot gun and 22 Rifle. Call 541-808-4411
Market Place 750
753 Bazaars 5 DAYS CLASSIFIED PUBLISHING IS BACK!! Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday
Better (includes photo) 6 lines - 10 days $20.00
Best (includes photo & boxing) 6 lines - 15 days $25.00 All ads will appear in The World, Bandon Western World, Umpqua Post, The World link, theworldlink.com and Smart Mobile.
903 Boats 8 hp. Yamaha 4 stroke engine, $1600 or W/ 14ft. Fiberglass boat w/ top steering and trailer. $1800. 541-991-6843
Good 5 lines - 1 day $12.00
For Sale: 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 4x4. LTZ Crew Cab Duramax Diesel 6.6liter. Allison 6 speed transmission. 42k mi, $40,000. 541-756-7338
909 Misc. Auto
(includes boxing) 5 lines - 2 days $15.00
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$7,990 2000 Honda Civic EX 2Dr, 5Sp, 37K Miles, Moonroof. #B3522/086243
Country Flea Market. 9-4, Fri-Sat, May 2-3. Greenacres Grange. Between CB-Coq. Many vendors. Kitchen open, great food. 541-572-4117 Estate Sale by Barb, beautiful bedroom set, oak wall unit, desk, recliner, tv’s, collectables, wild turkey decanters, electronics, books, records, freezer, metal detectors and tools. 100 Riverbend Space. 101. May 3 and 4, 10am to 5pm. Estate/ garage sale: 62691 Red Dyke road. (Libby area) Appliances, furniture, clothing, knick-knacks, yard items. Saturday, May 3 10-6, Sunday May 4 9-5. For more info-541-267-2829
Special Friends of the Coos Bay Public Library.
$9,990 2005 Dodge Dakota Quad Cab V6, Auto, Low Miles. #B3527/309781
$9,990 2003 Toyota Sienna CE 52K Miles, Auto, V6, Very Nice. #B3523/618477
$12,990 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SE Stow-N-Go, Low Miles, V6, Auto. #B3429A/018312
Used Book Sale.
Saturday May 03, 10am-4pm 9am opening for members
Sunday May 04, 12pm-4pm 3:00pm $1 Bag Sale. 6th and Anderson Coos Bay North Bend: Large Estate Sale.2768 Brussels. Corner of Wall and Brussels, Off street parking. Fri/Sat 8-3pm. Furniture, Tools, Tables, Chairs, King bed, some old some new. PICC-A-DILLY Flea Market: Fairgrounds, Eugene. THIS SUNDAY, May 4, 10 - 4. 541-683-5589. Port Orford: 2 Estate Sales! May 2 & 3 at 9am to 3pm. 41571 Hwy. 101 south of Port Orford, 3rd driveway from Hubbard Creek Bridge. Up stairs, most half price! Downstairs more items, different people. Crystal Chandeliers, Anchor, wagon wheels, bedroom furniture, call for more info. 541-253-6166.
801 Birds/Fish 5 DAYS CLASSIFIED PUBLISHING IS BACK!! Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday
$15,990 2012 Mazda 5 “Sport” Minivan 4-Cyl, Auto, Low Miles. #B3469/113661
$18,990 2002 Honda S2000 Convertible, Leather, 37KMiles, 6spd, Sharp. #B3519/003747
$22,990 2012 Toyota Sienna i LE Low Miles, Well Equipped. #14109A1/547611
$22,990 2010 Dodge 1500 4x4 Quad Cab, V8, Low Miles. #14109A2/599031s
HONDA WORLD 1350 Ocean Blvd., Coos Bay HondaWorld.com 541-888-5588 1-800-634-1054
915 Used Cars
Pets (Includes a Photo) Good 5 lines - 5 days $12.00
Better 5 lines - 10 days $17.00
Best (includes boxing) 6 lines - 15 days $25.00 All ads will appear in The World, Bandon Western World, Umpqua Post, The World link, theworldlink.com and Smart Mobile.
802 Cats FOUND: Very friendly long hair black and White cat on Hollow Stump Ln in North Bend. Call 541-756-5123
808 Pet Care Pet Cremation 541-267-3131
916 Used Pick-Ups ‘79 CHEVY HALF TON short bed, lowered, new brakes, transmission, shocks, alternator, battery, upholstery. Very good condition. $3,750 OBO. 541-366-1293.
Legals 100 NOTICE OF BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING A public meeting of the Budget Committee of SOUTHWESTERN OREGON COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT; COOS, CURRY AND WESTERN DOUGLAS COUNTIES, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 will be held in Room 505 of Tioga Hall on the College campus, 1988 Newmark Ave, Coos Bay. The meeting will take place on the 12th day of May 2014 at 6:00pm. The pur-
The trust deed to be foreclosed pursuant to Oregon law is referred to as follows (the “Trust Deed”):
The Trust Deed covers the following described real property in the County of Coos and State of Oregon, (“the Property”):
PUBLISHED: The World- April 30, 2014 (ID-20251582) REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL AUDITING SERVICES The North Bend City/Coos-Curry Housing Authorities are requesting proposals for annual auditing services for the North Bend City Housing Authority, Coos-Curry Housing Authority, Woodland Apartment Preservation, Inc., and the Powers Housing Development, Inc.
726 Housing Choice Vouchers Coos-Curry Housing Authority 50 Main Stream Vouchers Coos-Curry Housing Authority 25 Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Coos-Curry Housing Authority 160 Public Housing Units 52 Units - Coos-Curry; 108 Units North Bend City 72 Multi-family Units 501/236 units Woodland Apartment Preservation, Inc. 26 Section 811/202 units Powers Housing Development, Inc.
Entity: Year Ended: Coos-Curry June 30, 2014 North Bend City 31, 2013
June 30, 2014
The contract will include the option to extend the initial one-year term for three (3) one-year extensions. The extension will be completed in writing prior to the commencement of the next contract year. The financial records are computerized on housing management software for Windows. This software is maintained and support services are provided by HAB, Inc., P.O. Box 1026, La Crosse, Wisconsin, 54602-1026. Accounting responsibilities are completed by the Housing Authorities’ finance department. The financial compliance audit of the North Bend City/Coos-Curry Housing Authorities must be conducted in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards promulgated by the American Institute of Certified Public Accounts, Government Auditing Standards (published in 1988 by the Controller General of the United States), the Office of Management and Budget Circular A-133, the Single Audit Act of 1984 as amended in 1996, and the Public and Indian Housing Compliance Supplement, issued by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Also, include in your bid the cost to submit the financial data electronically to the Real Estate Assessment Center’s (REAC) Internet website secure system. The North Bend City/Coos-Curry Housing Authorities audits must be conducted and the audit reports submitted to the required agencies, no more than nine (9) months following the year of the programs. The Woodland and Powers audits require the filing of forms 990 and CT12. The preparation of these forms is included in the proposal. Auditor needs to file REAC submissions within ninety (90) days of year end for both Woodland and Powers. Copies of OMB Circular A-128 and the supplement for Single Audits of State and Local Governments are available online. If you have specific questions concerning the requirements of HUD audits, please call or write Margol Wihelmson, Senior Financial Analyst, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Financial Management Center, 210 Walnut Street, Room 239, Des Moines, Iowa, 50309-2155. Telephone number is 1-888-404-3893, extension 1038, or Housing and Urban Development, Office of the Inspector General, Financial Audits Division, 451 Seventh Street, S.W., Washington, DC 20410. Telephone number: (202) 708-0383. Audit Proposal:
2007 Ford Focus. Excellent Condition. Clean. Non Smoker. 35 mpg. Silver Exterior, No accidents, No dents. Manual. $4,999. Call 541-271-5317
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754 Garage Sales
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Grantor: JERRY C. REEVES Trustee: FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE COMPANY OF OREGON, INC. Beneficiary:RLJ REVOCABLE TRUST Date: October 26, 2009 Recording Date: October 27, 2009 Recording Reference: 2009-10841 County of Recording: Coos
The fiscal year of the audits are:
Best (includes boxing) 6 lines - 3 days $20.00
If the responsible HUD Office rejects the audit for good cause, the audit firm must perform additional audit work to the extent the audit is acceptable. Rejection of an audit is cause for the cancellation of the balance of the contract without penalty.
An additional public meeting of the Budget Committee of SOUTHWESTERN OREGON COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT is scheduled for the 2nd day of June 2014 at 6:00pm at the same location, if needed. There will not be an opportunity for questions or comment from the public at this meeting.
The Housing Authorities administer the following programs:
2006 Ford F- 250 Lariat, super duty super cab 4x4, Turbo diesel, excellent condition, 33,000 miles. $26,000/ offer. Call 541-260-6855
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pose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and recommended budget, and hear questions and comment from the public on the budget. This is a public meeting where the deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place. Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the Budget Committee. A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained on or after May 2, 2014 at the Southwestern Oregon Community College Business Office in Dellwood Hall Room #17 between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm.
If you are interested in performing such an audit, please submit your written proposal in a sealed envelope no later than Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at 2:00 p.m., at the following address: North Bend City/Coos-Curry Housing Authority Attn: Ned Beman, Executive Director 1700 Monroe Street North Bend, OR 97459 Include in your proposal the frequency of experience in auditing governmental entities such as housing authorities, frequency of governmental accounting and auditing in your continuing professional education; and identification of any disciplinary action during the past three (3) years. State the estimated time your staff will spend on-site reviewing the records, and any impact that will be placed upon the Housing Authorities’ staff, other than providing records. The proposal should include the qualifications and experience of the staff of the firm who will be performing the audit. The Housing Authority reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals for good and sufficient reasons. The proposals will be scored in the following manner: 60 % Experience 20% Staff Expertise 20% Pricing
See Attached Exhibit A Exhibit “A” LEGAL DESCRIPTION Beginning at the section corner common to sections 27, 28, 33 and 34 of township 25 South, Range 13 West of the Willamette Meridian, Coos County, Oregon: thence South along the section line between said Sections 33 and 34 a distance of 1100 feet, more or less, to the North boundary of the Nelson Northrop Donation Land Claim No. 41; thence West along said North boundary to the Northwest corner of said Donation Land Claim; thence South along the West boundary of said Donation Land Claim to the Southwest corner thereof, said corner also being the Northeast corner of the William Duke Donation Land Claim No. 42; thence West along the said north boundary of the Donation Land Claim No. 42, 550 feet, more or less, to the Northwest corner thereof; said corner also being the Northeast corner of the N. C. Boatman Donation Land Claim No. 43; thence South along the boundary line between said Donation Land Claims No. 42 and 43, 2589.7 feet, more or less, to Easterly Southeast corner of said N.C. Boatman Donation Land Claim No. 43; thence North 89° 37’ 59” West 1179.42 feet, more or less, to the Northwest corner of property conveyed to John J. Peak, et ux, in instrument recorded April 17, 1978, bearing Microfilm Reel No. 78-3-3694, Records of Coos County, Oregon; thence South 0°46’ 38” West 1850 feet, more or less, to the North boundary of the McClain-Libby Drive County Road; thence Westerly along said North boundary to the Southeast corner of the property conveyed to Frederick L. Stone, et ux, in instrument recorded July 16, 1985, bearing Microfilm Reel No. 85-3-2097. Records of Coos County, Oregon; thence North 53° 46’ 05” East 183.05 feet; thence North 3° 29’ 17” West 265.56 feet; thence North 46° 21’ 55” East 221.95 feet; thence North 45° 43’ 56” West 234.08 feet; thence North 20° 03’ 35” West 247.82 feet; thence North 15° 36’ 01” East 220.71 feet; thence North 27° 35’ 47” East 98.27 feet; thence North 32° 58’ 59” West 134.58 feet; thence North 3° 27’ 52” West 1 40.32 feet; thence North 9° 00’ 56” West 361.92 feet to the North boundary of the V.W. Coffin Donation Land Claim No. 37; thence North 89° 46’ 11” West 350 feet, more or less, to the Southeast corner of property conveyed to Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board in instrument recorded January 2, 1981, bearing Microfilm Reel No. 81-1-0046, Records of Coos County, Oregon, and corrected by instrument recorded March 26, 1981, bearing Microfilm Reel No. 81-2-4192, Records of Coos County, Oregon: thence North 13° 31’ 32” West 148.86 feet; thence North 12° 04’ 09” East 614.59 feet; thence North 16° 58’ 14” West 732.64 feet; thence North 24° 09’ East 372.50 feet; thence North 85° 21’ 51” East 333.69 feet; thence North 56° 33’ 24” East 977.44 feet; thence North 4° 54’ 25” East 438.09 feet; thence South 73° 42’ 30” East 125.34 feet; thence East 65 feet; thence North 62° 00’ 49” East 234.41 feet; thence North 80° 32’ 16” East 121.65 feet; thence North 44° 03’ 59” West 215.70 feet: thence South 86°31’ 55” West 165.30 feet; thence North 62° 01’ 49” West 82.09 feet; thence North 29° 15’ 22” West 411.35 feet; thence North 19° 47’ 56” East 212.57 feet; thence North 0° 39’ 17” West 175.01 feet; thence North 37° 20’ 30” West 114.20 feet; thence South 69° 40’ 37” West 143.96 feet; thence North 22° 55’ 56” West 140.80 feet; thence North 12° 05’ 41” East 143.18 feet: thence North 31° 01’ 58” West 403.56 feet; thence North 19° 43’ 17” East 316.12 feet; thence North 23° 40’ 05” East 749.80 feet; thence North 15° 27’ 33” East 601.66 feet; thence North 36° 25’ 51” East 261.01 feet; thence North 44° 44’ 55” East 177.51 feet; thence North 20° 06’ 07” East 273.60 feet; thence North 58° 42’ 08” East 205.97 feet; thence North 41° 10’ 15” East 264.04 feet; thence North 35° 03’ 48” East 532.97 feet; thence North 50° 02’ 43” East 467.43 feet to the North boundary of Section 33, Township 25 South. Range 13 West of the Willamette Meridian, Coos County, Oregon; thence East along said North boundary 800 feet, more or less, to the point of beginning. SAVING AND EXCEPTING THEREFROM that portion retained by Ruth Phillips Wieder in instrument recorded November 9, 1978, bearing Microfilm Reel No. 7 8-7-4613. Records of Coos County, Oregon. SAVING AND EXCEPTING THEREFROM that portion conveyed to Clara R. Billmeyer in instrument recorded October 10, 1989, bearing Microfilm Reel No. 89-10-0579, Records of Coos County, Oregon. SAVING AND EXCEPTING THEREFROM that portion conveyed to West Coast Telephone Company in instrument recorded November 13, 1953, in Book 230, Page 526, Deed Records of Coos County, Oregon and by instrument recorded February 18, 1958, In Book 263, Page 401, Deed Records of Coos County, Oregon. SAVING AND EXCEPTING THEREFROM: A parcel of land located in Donation Land Claim No. 37, Section 4, Township 26 South, Range 13 West of the Willamette Meridian, Coos County Oregon, described as ; Beginning at a point which is South 00° 30’ 40” East 321.80 feet from the Northwest corner of that parcel described in Microfilm Reel No. 75-1-108907, Records of Coos County, Oregon said point also being on the West line of that parcel described in Microfilm Reel No. 6 9-4-4420. Records of Coos County, Oregon; thence North 89° 37’ 59” West 330 feet; thence North 00° 30’ 40” West 321.80 feet to the North line of said Donation Land Claim No. 37; thence North 89° 37’ 59” West 490.56 feet, more or less, along the North line of said Donation Land Claim No. 37 to an iron rod; thence South 18° 30’ 27”
East 669.69 feet, more or less, to an iron rod; thence South 02° 10’ 50” East 334.64 feet; thence South 33° 25’ 19” East 639.07 feet; thence South 02° 47’ 30” East 165.72 feet; thence South 00° 30’ 40” East 194.18 feet, more or less, to the North boundary of the Libby-Joe Ney County Road No’ 184 as referred to in Microfilm Reel No. 77-3-4481, Records of Coos County, Oregon; thence Easterly 252 feet, more or less, along the North boundary of said County Road to a point South 00° 30’ 40” East 1501.36 feet from the place of beginning, said point also being on the West line of that parcel described in said described in said Microfilm Reel No. 69-4-4420; thence North 00° 30’ 40” West 1501.36 feet along the West boundary of that parcel described in said Microfilm Reel No. 69-4-4420, to the point of beginning. SAVING AND EXCEPTING THEREFROM: A tract of located in Donation Land Claim No. 37, Section 4, Township 26 South, Range 13 West of the Willamette Meridian, Coos County, Oregon, and more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a point on the North line of said Donation Land Claim No. 37, which is South 89° 46’ 11” East a distance of 1 818.76 feet from the Northwest corner of said Donation Land Claim; thence South 9° 00’ 56” East a distance of 361.92 feet; thence South 3° 27’ 52” East a distance of 140.32 feet; thence South 32° 58’ 59” East a distance of 134.58 feet; thence South 27° 35’ 47” West a distance of 98.27 feet; thence South 15° 36’ 01” West a distance of 220.71 feet; thence South 28° 03’ 35” East a distance of 247.82 feet; thence South 45° 43’ 56” East a distance of 234.08 feet; thence South 46° 21’ 15” West a distance of 221.95 feet; thence South 3° 29’ 17” East a distance of 265.56 feet; thence South 53° 46’ 05” West a distance of 183.03 feet to the Northerly right of way boundary of Joe-Ney/Libby County Road; thence along said road boundary South 79° 54’ 44” East a distance of 357.66 feet; thence South 83° 41’ 57” East a distance of 239.39 feet; thence North 87° 53’ 33” East a distance of 316.24 feet; thence leaving said road boundary North 0° 30’ 40” West a distance of 194.18 feet; then North 2° 47’ 30” West a distance of 165.72 feet; thence North 33° 25’ 14” West a distance of 639.07 feet; thence North 2° 10’ 50” West a distance of 334.64 feet; thence North 18° 30’ 27” West a distance of 669.69 feet to the North line of said Donation Land Claim No. 37; thence North 89° 48’ 11” West along said North line a distance of 344.96 feet to the point of beginning. The Grantor or other person owing the debt has defaulted as provided under the Trust Deed, and both the Beneficiary and the Trustee have elected to foreclose the Trust Deed and sell the Property to satisfy the obligations secured by the Trust Deed. The default for which foreclosure is permitted is the Grantor’s failure to pay when due the following sums: Monthly payments of not less than $4,210.53, as required by the promissory note, and the balloon payment of the entire unpaid principal balance plus all accrued interest due April 26, 2010, late charges in the amount of 5% of each payment not paid within 15 days of its due date and unpaid taxes with interest and penalties, if any. By reason of the default, the Beneficiary has declared all sums owing on the obligation secured by the Trust Deed immediately due and payable as follows: $444,444.44 together with interest thereon at the rate of 24 percent per annum from October 26, 2009, until paid, late charges of $631.59 as of January 24, 2014, less credits of $8,888.88 together with Trustee’s fees, attorney’s fees, foreclosure costs and any sums advanced by the Beneficiary pursuant to the Trust Deed, less reserves and credits, if any. NOTICE The Trustee will on June 19, 2014, at the hour of 11:00 o’clock, A.M., at the Front Steps of the Coos County Courthouse, 2nd & Baxter Streets, in the City of Coquille, County of Coos, State of Oregon, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash the interest in the Property which the Grantor had or had power to convey at the time of the execution by Grantor of the Trust Deed, together with any interest which the Grantor acquired after the execution of the Trust Deed, to satisfy the obligations hereby secured and the costs, attorney fees and expenses of sale, including a reasonable charge by the Trustee. NOTICE OF RIGHT TO CURE The right exists for any person named under ORS 86.778, at any time that is not later than five days before the date last set for the sale, to have this foreclosure proceeding dismissed and the Trust Deed reinstated by doing all of the following: 1. Paying the Beneficiary the entire amount then due (other than such portion of the principal as would not then be due had no default occurred); 2. Curing any other default complained of herein that is capable of being cured by tendering the performance required under the debt or Trust Deed; and 3. Paying all costs and expenses actually incurred in enforcing the debt and Trust Deed, together with Trustee’s and attorney fees not exceeding the amounts provided by ORS 86.778. In construing this notice, the masculine gender includes the feminine and the neuter, the singular includes the plural, the word “Grantor” includes any successor in interest to the Grantor as well as any other person owing an obligation, the performance of which is secured by the Trust Deed, and the words “Trustee” and “Beneficiary” include their respective successors in interest, if any. DATED: February 7, 2014 /s/Gary L. Blacklidge Gary L. Blacklidge Successor Trustee 1515 SW 5th Ave., Suite 600 Portland, OR 97201 Telephone: (503) 295-2668 Facsimile: (503) 224-8434 PUBLISHED: The World - April 30, May 05, 12, and 19 2014 (ID-20251536)
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TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE The trust deed to be foreclosed pursuant to Oregon law is referred to as follows (the “Trust Deed”): Grantor: JERRY C. REEVES Trustee: FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE COMPANY OF OREGON, INC. Beneficiary:RLJ REVOCABLE TRUST Date: October 26, 2009 Recording Date: October 27, 2009 Recording Reference: 2009-10842 County of Recording: Coos The Trust Deed covers the following described real property in the County of Coos and State of Oregon, (“the Property”): See Attached Exhibit A Exhibit “A” A tract of land located in Donation Land Claim No. 37, Section 4, Township 26 South, Range 13 West of the Willamette Meridian, Coos County, Oregon, and more particularly described as follows; Beginning at a point on the North line of said Donation Land Claim No. 37, which is South 89° 46’ 11” East a distance of 1818.76 feet from the Northwest corner of said Donation Land Claim; thence South 9° 00’ 56” East a distance 361.92 feet; thence South 3° 27’ 52” East a distance of 140.32 feet; thence South 32° 58’ 59” East a distance of 134.58 feet; thence South 27° 35’ 47” West a distance of 98.27 feet; thence South 15° 36’ 01” West a distance of 220.71 feet; thence South 28° 03’ 35” East a distance of 247.82 feet; thence South 45° 43’ 56” East a distance of 234.08 feet; thence South 46° 21’ 15” West distance of 221.95 feet; thence south 3° 29’ 17” East a distance of 265.56 feet; thence South 53° 46’ 05” West a distance of 183.03 feet to the Northerly right of way boundary of Joe-Ney/Libby county Road; thence along said road boundary South 79° 54’ 44” East distance of 357.66 feet; thence South 83° 41’ 57” East a distance of 239.39 feet; thence North 87° 53’ 33’”East a distance of 316.24 feet; thence leaving said road boundary North 0° 30’ 40” West a distance of 194.18 feet; thence North 2° 47’ 37” west a distance of 165.72 feet; thence North 33° 25’ 14” West a distance of 639.07 feet; thence North 2° 10’ 50” West a distance of 334.64 feet; thence North 18° 30’ 27” West a distance of 669.69 feet to the North line of said Donation Land Claim No. 37; thence North 89° 46’ 11” West along said North line a distance of 344.96 feet to the point of beginning. The Grantor or other person owing the debt has defaulted as provided under the Trust Deed, and both the Beneficiary and the Trustee have elected to foreclose the Trust Deed and sell the Property to satisfy the obligations secured by the Trust Deed. The default for which foreclosure is permitted is the Grantor’s failure to pay when due the following sums: Monthly payments of not less than $4,210.53, as required by the promissory note, and the balloon payment of the entire unpaid principal balance plus all accrued interest due April 26, 2010, late charges in the amount of 5% of each payment not paid within 15 days of its due date and unpaid taxes with interest and penalties, if any. By reason of the default, the Beneficiary has declared all sums owing on the obligation secured by the Trust Deed immediately due and payable as follows: $444,444.44 together with interest thereon at the rate of 24 percent per annum from October 26, 2009, until paid, late charges of $631.59 as of January 24, 2014, less credits of $8,888.88 together with Trustee’s fees, attorney’s fees, foreclosure costs and any sums advanced by the Beneficiary pursuant to the Trust Deed, less reserves and credits, if any. NOTICE The Trustee will on June 19, 2014, at the hour of 11:20 o’clock, A.M., at the Front Steps of the Coos County Courthouse, 2nd & Baxter Streets, in the City of Coquille, County of Coos, State of Oregon, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash the interest in the Property which the Grantor had or had power to convey at the time of the execution by Grantor of the Trust Deed, together with any interest which the Grantor acquired after the execution of the Trust Deed, to satisfy the obligations hereby secured and the costs, attorney fees and expenses of sale, including a reasonable charge by the Trustee. NOTICE OF RIGHT TO CURE The right exists for any person named under ORS 86.778, at any time that is not later than five days before the date last set for the sale, to have this foreclosure proceeding dismissed and the Trust Deed reinstated by doing all of the following: 1. Paying the Beneficiary the entire amount then due (other than such portion of the principal as would not then be due had no default occurred); 2. Curing any other default complained of herein that is capable of being cured by tendering the performance required under the debt or Trust Deed; and 3. Paying all costs and expenses actually incurred in enforcing the debt and Trust Deed, together with Trustee’s and attorney fees not exceeding the amounts provided by ORS 86.778. In construing this notice, the masculine gender includes the feminine and the neuter, the singular includes the plural, the word “Grantor” includes any successor in interest to the Grantor as well as any other person owing an obligation, the performance of which is secured by the Trust Deed, and the words “Trustee” and “Beneficiary” include their respective successors in interest, if any. DATED: February 7, 2014 /s/ Gary L. Blacklidge Gary L. Blacklidge Successor Trustee 1515 SW 5th Ave., Suite 600 Portland, OR 97201 Telephone: (503) 295-2668 Facsimile: (503) 224-8434 PUBLISHED: The World - April 30, May 05, 12 and 19, 2014 (ID-20251551)
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