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Flood warnings for the coast this weekend THE WORLD Meteorologists say heavy rainfall this weekend could leave parts of Coos County underwater. According to the National Weather Service, a series of storms is causing a rapid rise in river levels throughout the area. The Coos County Emergency Management Office is predicting minor flooding in the South Fork Coquille River at Myrtle Point, which could threaten some farm buildings and cover roadways. 1 As of Friday afternoon, the river was at a little less than 25 ⁄2 feet, and was expected to reach just under 35 feet by Sunday morning. Moderate flooding is expected on the river’s main stem, with a predicted level of 23 feet by Sunday afternoon. Emergency planners are warning against trying to drive through high water on roadways.

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Sixth-grader Ezra Coffer smiles as the main course of pork fried rice, cashew chicken, sweet and sour pork, and beef and broccoli is served at the Sunset School’s Valentine lunch prepared by students at the Oregon Coast Culinary Institute on Thursday.

Minding their P’s and Q’s Sunset sixth-graders practice etiquette at OCCI Valentine’s lunch

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COOS BAY — A bunch of Coos Bay kids are becoming proper gentlemen and young ladies. Busloads of chatty, giggly Sunset Middle School sixth-graders sat up straight, placed napkins in their laps and waited to take a bite until everyone at the table had their food at Oregon Coast Culinary Institute on Thursday morning. The sixth-graders practiced etiquette and table manners at the annual Valentine’s lunch served by OCCI students. The idea came to OCCI chef instructor Tom Roberts while he was swimming with Sunset’s sixth grade teachers in the Mingus Park swimming pool three years ago. The first year, only teacher Rebecca Peters’ class of 30 came. Last year, the entire sixth grade ventured out. See the photo gallery “Now it’s become a tradiand video for this he said. tion,” story online at The teachers organize the theworldlink.com/gallery or theworldlink.com/video lunch instead of a traditional Valentine’s party. “As sixth-graders, Valentine’s cards get a little iffy; it’s not so appropriate anymore,” Peters said. “This is something else they can look forward to instead of having a party.” In class, the kids have been learning about place settings, what to do if you come across food you don’t like (don’t make a scene) and refraining from asking for seconds. “It’s a really good experience for them,” she said.

Sixth-grader Kiana Holley delicately eats a bowl of wonton soup with bok choy, green onion, barbecue pork and pork wonton with shrimp. “They need to know the expectations of how to act in public.” Both the banquet hall and the kitchen were humming. As the kids waited patiently to be served, OCCI students were rushing around the kitchen, filling dishes with wonton soup, pork fried rice, cashew chicken, sweet and sour pork, and beef and broccoli. This lunch gives Roberts’ students the opportunity to feed a huge group of people as fast as possible. At most, they typically serve 60 to 70 at the Chef’s Table every Friday. Thursday’s lunch doubled that. Roberts’ 22 students managed to serve a threecourse meal in 40 minutes. “It helps them focus on feeding large groups of people really quickly and efficiently,” he said. “It’s become part of our curriculum; we look forward to it every year.” During lulls between courses, OCCI students were scattered throughout the kitchen sipping leftover wonton soup. “I’m totally OK with you eating, but don’t lose your momentum, OK?” Roberts called out.

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SALEM — Gov. John Kitzhaber says he’ll sign a bill that would allow Oregon schools to retain Native American mascots under certain conditions after state lawmakers addressed concerns that led him to veto a similar measure a year ago. The measure, approved unanimously in the state Senate on Friday, would loosen the Board of Education’s 2012 ban on depicting Native American mascots in

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their nicknames and imagery. “I’m pleased that everyone stayed at the table and worked toward a bipartisan compromise that will increase awareness, respect, and communication between tribes and neighboring communities,” Kitzhaber said in a statement. His spokeswoman, Rachel Wray, said he’ll sign the bill if it clears the House without changes. Schools would be allowed to keep

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Betty Dyer, Coos Bay Bessie Daugherty, Bandon Lila DeSersa, Sutherlin Winsome Hayes, North Bend Dr. James Holbert, Coos Bay Betty Worthen, Coos Bay

Gov’t lets banks, legal pot sellers do business BY PETE YOST The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday gave banks a road map for conducting transactions with legal marijuana sellers so these new businesses can stash away savings, make payroll and pay taxes like any other enterprise. It’s not clear banks will get on board. Guidance issued by the Justice and Treasury departments is the latest step by the federal government toward enabling a

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legalized marijuana industry to operate in states that approve it. The intent is to make banks feel more comfortable working with marijuana businesses that are licensed and regulated. Others have a keen interest, too, in a regulated financial pipeline for an industry that is just emerging from the underground. Marijuana businesses that can’t use banks may have too much cash they can’t safely put away, leaving them vulnerable to criminals. SEE BANKS | A10

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Powers releases raw sewage into Coquille River POWERS — Powers’ waste water treatment plant was inundated by a surge of storm water that exceeded its capacity following 3.35 inches of rain during the 72 hours ending 7 a.m. Friday. As a result, raw sewage and storm water was bypassed to the South Fork of the Coquille River from the outfall located at river mile 27.8. The Oregon Emergency Response System and the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality were notified of the bypass, which began around 4:30 a.m. Friday and is expected to continue until the rain subsides. For more information, call Paul Strader at Powers City Hall at 541-404-6117. Myrtle Point’s waste water plant also experienced a storm water surge and waste water bypass Wednesday.

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Two MHS teachers among best in region COOS BAY — Two Marshfield High School teachers have been recognized as some of the best

teachers in the Northwest. Librarian Peggy Christensen and English teacher Catherine Hampton are among presenters from more than 30 states and Canadian provinces at the NW Regional National Conference of Teachers of English Conference on March 1 and 2 in Portland. The pair will share their expertise on collaborating to help students write analytic essays.

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The South Coast Education Service District is looking to fill open position No. 2, Zone 3 — Coos Bay. The applicant must reside in the zone and be a resident of the zone for at least one year.Interested parties should send a letter of interest to the SCESD, Superintendent Tenneal Wetherell, at 1350

The following are cats of the week available for adoption at Kohl’s Cat House. ■ Gordon is a neutered, adult, longhair. He is all dressed up and ready to go with his black and white tuxedo. He is looking for a forever family. Come on by the cat house to meet him.

■ Tucker is a neutered, adult, tabby. What he would really like is to have his very own family. Come see him at the cat house if you're looking for a friend. Kohl’s Cat House can be reached at 541-294-3876 or kohlscats@gmail.com. Visit them online at www.kohlscats.rescuegroups.org.

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Thefts & Mischief COOS BAY POLICE DEPARTMENT Feb. 10, 12:53 a.m., man arrested for probation violation, fourthdegree assault and harassment, Newmark Avenue and Laclair Street. Feb. 10, 10:07 a.m., unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, 2000 block of North Bayshore Drive. Feb. 10, 10:43 a.m., criminal trespass, 100 block of North Wasson Street. Feb. 10, 1:28 p.m., man cited in lieu of custody for menacing, 400 block of Golden Avenue. Feb. 10, 1:51 p.m., criminal trespass, 1100 block of Michigan Avenue. Feb. 10, 8:31 p.m., criminal trespass, 900 block of Maryland Avenue. Feb. 11, 1:39 a.m., criminal mischief, 500 block of Jefferson Street. Feb. 11, 7:27 a.m., shoplifter, 100 block of South Seventh Street. Feb. 11, 8:29 a.m., theft, 1700 block of Juniper Avenue. Feb. 11, 10:38 a.m., man arrested for probation violation, Front Street and Johnson Avenue. Feb. 11, 11:14 a.m., dispute, 1400 block of North Bayshore Drive. Feb. 11, 11:15 a.m., theft, 1100 block of Fenwick Street. Feb. 11, 11:19 a.m., disorderly conduct, Walmart. Feb. 11, 11:41 a.m., harassment, 1000 block of Ocean Boulevard. Feb. 11, 11:55 a.m., criminal trespass, 1600 block of Newmark Avenue. Feb. 11, 12:38 p.m., criminal mischief, 400 block of Hall Avenue. Feb. 11, 12:48 p.m., criminal trespass, 200 block of North Broadway Street. Feb. 11, 3:05 p.m., assault, Coos Bay area. Feb. 11, 3:58 p.m., criminal trespass, 700 block of South Broadway. Feb. 11, 6:18 p.m., man arrested on warrants for failure to appear, 200 block of Park Avenue. Feb. 11, 8:25 p.m., assault, 900 block of Newmark Avenue. Feb. 12, 11:35 a.m., criminal trespass, 1000 block of Newmark Avenue. Feb. 12, 1:06 p.m., theft of cell phone, 500 block of Ninth Avenue.

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Feb. 12, 1:39 p.m., shoplifter, Walmart. Feb. 12, 2:19 p.m., fraud, 500 block of South Seventh Street. Feb. 12, 4:03 p.m., man arrested on warrants for driving while suspended and failure to appear, Fred Meyer. Feb. 12, 7:47 p.m., dispute, 200 block of South Schoneman Street. Feb. 12, 10:05 p.m., criminal trespass, 1800 block of Thomas Street. Feb. 13, 12:42 a.m., man cited in lieu of custody for third-degree theft, Walmart. Feb. 13, 2:10 a.m., man arrested on warrant for second-degree theft, 1200 block of Ocean Boulevard.

COOS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Feb. 10, 9:24 a.m., theft, 67500 block of East Bay Road, North Bend. Feb. 10, 9:34 a.m., burglary, 93600 block of Sunnyvale Lane, Coos Bay. Feb. 10, 1:47 p.m., domestic assault, 63300 block of Boat Basin Road, Charleston. Feb. 10, 5:08 p.m., criminal mischief, 100 block of North Fifth Street, Lakeside. Feb. 10, 6:29 p.m., domestic assault, East Bay Road, North Bend. Feb. 10, 10:20 p.m., criminal mischief, 91700 block of Wingert Lane. Feb. 11, 1:31 a.m., dispute, 1000 block of Jefferson Avenue, Coos Bay. Feb. 11, 1:38 a.m., harassment, 92700 block of Cape Arago Highway, Coos Bay. Feb. 11, 2:45 a.m., dispute, 93600 block of Sunnyvale Lane, Coos Bay. Feb. 11, 3:27 a.m., disorderly conduct, 100 block of North Sixth Street, Lakeside. Feb. 11, 8:36 a.m., theft of mail, 88500 block of Trout Pond Lane, Bandon. Feb. 11, 8:48 a.m., harassment, 63000 block of Boat Basin Road, Charleston. Feb. 11, 10:08 a.m., disorderly conduct, 63300 block of Boat Basin Road, Charleston. Feb. 11, 2:14 p.m., theft, state Highway 42, Coos Bay. Feb. 11, 2:33 p.m., burglary, 93700 block of Troy Lane, Coos Bay. Feb. 11, 11:07 p.m., assault, 90700 block of Sand Dollar Lane, Coos Bay.

Feb. 12, 3:27 a.m., unlawful entry to a motor vehicle, 2600 block of Mexeye Loop. Feb. 12, 11:13 a.m., theft from vehicle, 93400 block of Carlson Heights Lane, North Bend. Feb. 12, 4:28 p.m., assault, 94700 block of Parsonage Road, Myrtle Point. Feb. 12, 5:27 p.m., weapons offense, 92100 block of Cape Arago Highway, Coos Bay.

CONFEDERATED TRIBES POLICE DEPARTMENT Feb. 11, 11:54 a.m., dispute, 1800 block of Pine Street, North Bend.

COQUILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT Feb. 10, 1:33 p.m., man arrested for second-degree theft, 100 block of North Birch Street.

NORTH BEND POLICE DEPARTMENT Feb. 10, 2:51 a.m., assault, 3000 block of Myrtle Street. Feb. 10, 8:16 a.m., theft, 1700 block of Virginia Avenue. Feb. 10, 8:18 a.m., criminal mischief, 2000 block of Sheridan Avenue. Feb. 10, 11:34 a.m., man arrested on Curry and Multnomah County warrants for providing false information to police and first-degree criminal trespass, 2000 block of Virginia Court. Feb. 10, 2:58 p.m., threats, 2000 block of Inland Drive. Feb. 10, 3:51 p.m., theft, 3900 block of Sheridan Avenue. Feb. 10, 5:02 p.m., indecent exposure, 1800 block of Sherman Avenue. Feb. 10, 11:40 p.m., harassment, 800 block of Vermont Avenue. Feb. 11, 8:11 a.m., dispute, 1800 block of Newmark Street. Feb. 11, 9:38 a.m., harassment, 2300 block of Marion Street. Feb. 11, 12:11 p.m., unlawful entry to a motor vehicle, 2100 block of Hamilton Avenue. Feb. 11, 2:56 p.m., criminal trespass, 1300 block of Washington Avenue. Feb. 11, 4:26 p.m., man cited in lieu of custody for second-degree theft, Safeway. Feb. 11, 10:26 p.m., man arrested for domestic assault, menacing, resisting arrest and attempted assault on a public safety officer, 3700 block of Sherman Avenue. Feb. 12, 3:47 a.m., burglary, 1700 block of Virginia Avenue. Feb. 12, 8:47 p.m., telephonic harassment, North Bend area.

Marriage licenses The following couples have filed for marriage licenses at the clerk’s office at the Coos County Courthouse in Coquille: Zachary Pyle and Caroline Davis Matthew Gregory and Daria Grigoreva Hubert Evridge and Bryndee Simones Anthony Barone Sr. and Taylor Beebe Andrew Dewater and Kelsie Armstrong Bradley McMichael and Joan Ongat Nicholas Elle and Jessica Ross

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Coos, Curry and Douglas signal is in operation at the county motorists can expect bridge. Flaggers will provide traffic delays at these road additional traffic control as needed. construction projects this week, according to the Douglas County Oregon Department ■ U.S. Highway of Transportation The 101 (Oregon and the Coos C o a s t County Road Highway), mileDepartment: Zone post 205-207, Coos County hazard tree removal: ■ State Highway 42 From January to mid(Coos Bay-Roseburg April, U.S. Highway 101 Highway), milepost 44-45.5, motorists should expect lane County Line Curves tree closures and delays up to 20 clearing: During February minutes between milepost and March, motorists should 205 and 207 due to hazard expect intermittent lane tree removal. ■ U.S. H ighway 101 closures and delays due to tree removal work. Flaggers (Oregon Coast Highway), will provide traffic control as milepost 210.3 and milepost 213.6, rockfall hazard mitineeded. ■ U.S. H ighway 101 gation: Motorists should (Oregon Coast Highway), watch for workers and milepost 233.4-234.5, equipment on the shoulder. McCullough Bridge rehabil- Watch for intermittent lane itation (north section): closures and brief delays. Watch for nighttime (9 p.m. Flaggers will provide traffic to 5 a.m.) lane closures control as necessary. At across the bridge. Flaggers milepost 210.3, north of the and pilot cars will provide Umpqua River, motorists traffic control as needed. should watch for intermitThe sidewalk on both sides tent shoulder closures. ■ U.S. H ighway 101 of the bridge has been reduced to 3 feet in width (Oregon Coast Highway), milepost 211, Umpqua River during construction. and McIntosh Slough ■ U.S. H ighway 101 (Oregon Coast Highway), Bridge: Watch for intermitmilepost 234-238, North tent lane closures and brief Bend to Coos Bay paving, delays as construction sidewalks and traffic signals: begins the week of Feb. 17Construction is mostly 21. Flaggers will provide complete. Watch for inter- traffic control as necessary. mittent lane, shoulder and ■ State H ighway 38 sidewalk closures through- (Umpqua Highway), mileout the project area. post 39, Elk Creek Tunnel ■ State H ighway 241 rehabilitation: Starting (Coos River Highway), mile- Sunday evening, Feb. 16, the post 0.55, Isthmus Slough tunnel will be closed five Bridge maintenance: Expect nights a week for three intermittent daytime single- months. The nighttime tunlane closures and delays up nel closures will be to 20 minutes the week of scheduled from Saturday Feb. 18-21, as workers night to Thursday morning, replace bridge bearings. 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. When the Flaggers will provide traffic tunnel is closed traffic will control. detour through Sutherlin on state Highway 138W and Curry County Interstate 5. During the ■ U.S. H ighway 101 nighttime closures, workers (Oregon Coast Highway), will only open the tunnel for milepost 330-331, Hunter emergency service vehicles. Creek Bridge cathodic proFor more information tection: Watch for workers about road projects, visit and equipment in the road- www.tripcheck.com or way. A temporary traffic http://bit.ly/CoosRoads/.

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CHARLESTON — The Charleston Fishermen’s Memorial Committee is asking for recommendations of names of those lost at sea or who have worked in the fishing industry. The names will be listed on the memorial at the Charleston Marina. Following review and

selection by the committee, names are engraved on one of three plaques. The most significant criteria for adding the name of a commercial fisherman or commercial fishing industry person is that the person must have fished out of Charleston or must have been active and made a sig-

nificant contribution to the Charleston–Coos Bay fishing industry. The application deadline is March 17. Application forms are available at the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay’s Charleston Marina office, 63534 Kingfisher Road, or at www.charlestonmarina.com.

New plaque additions will be dedicated at the annual Blessing of the Fleet memorial service on Memorial Day. The committee also is seeking new members. For application and membership information, contact committee member Margery Whitmer at 541-297-2095 or fish@bettykaycharters.com.


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Editorial Board Jeff Precourt, Publisher Larry Campbell, Executive Editor

Les Bowen, Digital Editor Ron Jackimowicz, News Editor

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Broadband means broad potential Our view The South Coast’s highspeed Internet is a piece of new infrastructure we need to promote.

What do you think? The World welcomes letters. Email us at letters@theworldlink.com.

Every community needs infrastructure — like roads, water and sewer, a power source, etc. Infrastructure is what makes a community livable and makes commerce possible. Our little island of the South Coast has a vital component of infrastructure that you may not have thought of before — high-speed broadband Internet. Think about it. What business operates now without some kind of online presence? And when it comes to banking or health care, the Internet is essential. Just as much as a road system, a rail line or a port, high-speed Internet access has become a must-have for business as well as personal use. This is an asset we have here in our virtual island on the South Coast, and we need to begin promoting it. Charter Communications recently completed installing a 720GB fiber optic circuit that loops through Coos

Bay/North Bend, east to Roseburg, south to Grants Pass, then southeast to Crescent City, Calif., before heading back up the coast. The new line is a backup to the existing network, giving our region a robust, redundant system. The project cost $1.6 million, 85 percent of it paid for through the Federal Communications Commission Rural Health Care Pilot Program. Another 15 percent came from the state Department of Education, High Desert Education Service District. Charter invested about $675,000. The driver for the project was health care and education, but we all get to

take advantage of it. (As an aside, last September PC Magazine ranked Charter first in Internet service in the Pacific Northwest, with its average 28MB download speeds.) The Internet is more than just a place to socialize on Facebook. You could ask Steve Nye, manager of Engles Furniture Store in North Bend. The company was recently named one of the top 20 independent furniture stores in the country by Home Furnishings Business magazine. Part of the reason the store ranked high was because of its Internet presence. Nye says the company ramped up its Internet presence about a year ago, beefing up its website with a virtual store tour and expanding its Facebook profile. “I think it's essential,” Nye said. “We need to keep a relationship with our customers. I can't imagine doing business without it now.”

Or you could ask Curry County commissioner David Itzen. He is envisioning the redundant high-speed now running through his county as a new asset to attract business. “I'm hoping we can leverage this,” Itzen said. “Businesses like goods transportation, or data centers. We already have inexpensive electricity. We have a labor force that needs work. High-speed Internet can be another selling point to attract business.” The attraction can even carry over to individuals who come for the lifestyle with telecommutable jobs. We already know we have assets that attract people to our island — beautiful country, cheap utilities, abundant recreation opportunities. Our high-speed Internet access is one more powerful asset that we should be promoting to attract the kind of people and businesses we want here.

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How can you miss this? The 29th annual Charleston Merchants Crab Feed takes place today, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the old Charleston Elementary School, 64065 Seven Devils Road. The Wild Women of Charleston (and a few wild men) will serve up whole ($17) or half ($13) crab meals. Funds go to the Charleston Visitors Center, Charleston Food Bank, Shore Acres Holiday Lights and other organizations. They’ll even provide crab bibs.

Or maybe a glass of wine You could venture north to Reedsport for the 2014 Wine, Beer, Seafood and Music: Confluence, today and Sunday. Wineries showing their wares this year include Noble Estates, Abiqua Wind, Depoe Bay, River’s Edge, Saginaw Vineyard, Henry Estates, Season Cellars and HB. Music and fun if your over 21 — noon–10 p.m. Saturday; noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Skoal!

Better yet, ‘Be mine!’ You could treat your sweetie to an evening of steppin’ at the Bandon Oregon Ballroom Dance Association’s Valentine’s Day Ball at the Odd Fellows Hall. Beginners lessons at 7 p.m., then dance until late. No partner? No problem. Hey, maybe you’ll meet someone.

When the rain comes What the hey? We finish out 2013 with record-setting low rainfall, prompting forest firefighters, farmers and ranchers to wring their hands. Then a snowstorm pounds the Willamette Valley and now it seems the rains are back to normal. Global climate change, or just plain crazy?

Blunt opinion II Last week we recounted how local communities are stiff-arming the idea of medical marijuana dispensaries. This week state lawmakers waded into the fray, discussing whether or not communities could or should ban dispensaries outright. Oregon passed its medical marijuana law 15 years ago. Seems odd that we’re still at odds over how to deal with the ramifications.

Remembering the fallen U.S. military death tolls in Afghanistan as of Friday:

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Letters to the Editor Fix campaign finance laws A recent contribution to the Public Forum once again brought up the topic of corporate personhood, and the need to pass an amendment to strip corporations of their personhood. Is this a good idea? The Supreme Court ruled on this topic and the subject was not what corporations could do. The focus was on the rights of individuals who associate in groups to pool their resources to buy influence in the government. Yes, sadly, influence is for sale. So who is buying it? Corporations. Unions. Guilds

of professionals like the AMA and trial lawyers. The NAACP. The ACLU. If you look at the 20 most generous groups that are purchasing a place at the table, corporations barely make the list. Most of the top 20 are unions and left leaning PAC’s. If you absolutely must put a “spin” on the Supreme Court decision, it looks like union personhood to me. And it looks like the author is advocating putting a muzzle on the voices that best express his personal political views. Well, the Supreme Court rightfully ruled that a person does not give up their right to free speech when they express it in a group, whether it be a corporate voice or a union voice.

This is what happens when a person takes a narrow view and ignores everything else, and it is all governed by a law that is already in place, the Law of Unintended Consequence. Should this amendment pass, at what level of association does the muzzle apply? The association of five business owners? A husband and wife? What are the consequences for our descendants? Will the corporations and unions find ways to go around the new law? I do not think this is even close to being the answer to the problem, and I agree it is quite a problem. We need to find a much better way to keep our government from being obligated to

support the groups that pay the most to get them elected. A constitutional amendment to muzzle groups is a really, really bad idea. Ted Hunt North Bend

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End of the line for the welfare state? The Congressional Budget Office did not exactly say Obamacare would cost the nation 2.5 million jobs. But what it did say is vindication of what conservatives have preached since Barry Goldwater stood in the pulpit 50 years ago: The more liberal the welfare state, the greater the disincentive to work and the more ruinous the impact upon a nation’s work ethic. The CBO has just given us a statistical measure of that truth. The Obamacare subsidies, it said, will cause some to quit work, others to cut back on the hours they work, and others to hold off going to work, so as not to lose the benefits. The cumulative impact of all these decisions will be equal to the loss of 2.5 million jobs by 2024. The CBO has put a number of what everyone knows to be true: If people don’t have to work to provide the needs of their daily lives, some will drop out and become permanent charges on the public purse, deadbeats. A related and larger question is raised by the CBO: If Obamacare alone will cost

the equivalent of 2.5 million lost jobs to the U.S. economy, what is the impact of our entire welfare state on the vitality and dynamism of PAT the U.S. labor BUCHANAN force? As Robert Columnist Rector of Heritage Foundation wrote in January, if we judge Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society only by the dollars spent to improve the lives of the poor and near-poor,an astronomical $20 trillion, it was a success. Rector describes its dimensions. “The federal government runs more than 80 means-tested programs that provide cash, food, housing, medical care and targeted social services to poor and low-income Americans. “Government spent $916 billion on these programs in 2012 alone, and roughly 100 million Americans received aid from at least one of them, at an average cost of $9,000 per recipient.(That

figure doesn’t include Social Security or Medicare.) “Federal and state welfare spending, adjusted for inflation, is 16 times greater than it was in 1964.” Yet, if we judge the Great Society by its goal, providing the poor with their basic family needs so they can go out into the marketplace and find jobs and join their fellow Americans, it has been, writes Rector, “a catastrophe.” Scores of millions of Americans are today less able to achieve selfsufficiency through work than were their grandparents. And by providing for all the needs that the father used to provide for his family, the Great Society has helped make fathers superfluous. We have created a system where a teenage girl who becomes pregnant can have all her basic needs met by government. This is a primary cause of the rise in illegitimacy in America from 6 percent of all births in 1963 to 41 percent today, and to 53 percent among Hispanics and 73 percent among AfricanAmericans. If the goal of the Great Society was to turn America’s tax con-

sumers into taxpayers, it has been a total failure. This is something new in America, something we did not know with the Irish boat people of the 1840s, the Okies in Dust Bowl days or during the Great Depression of the 1930s. Monday’s New York Times reveals a relevant and startling fact. Only 8 percent of the cab and rental car drivers in New York City are native-born Americans. Three times as many yellow cabdrivers in New York were born in Bangladesh than in the USA. What is happening in America is that the vast cohort of working men and women, immigrants, illegal and legal, who have come in recent decades, 30 to 40 million, have displaced, have dispossessed, the native-born. But we may be coming to the end of the line. Taxpayers are rebelling, budgets are falling dangerously out of balance, and the welfare state is beginning to buckle under the load. Perhaps T. S. Eliot was right: “This is how the world ends/Not with a bang but a whimper.”


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Obituaries and State Kitzhaber declares drought in 4 counties

Journals are last link to sister D E A R A B B Y : My sister died suddenly. She hadn’t been ill, and it was a shock. Although she tried hard to have a relationship with me over the years, I had trouble relating to her and we weren’t close. I am sorry to say that I never took the time to get to know her. I’m left now with many questions about the sister I always had, but never really knew. As her next of kin, I’m responsible for packing up her things, and I came across several journals. I would like to read them because I feel they would help me to understand her better, but I also feel it might be DEAR disrespectful to go through something of hers that was so personal. What do you think? Would it be wrong to JEANNE them? PHILLIPS read I wish I had her here to talk to instead of journals to snoop through. — REGRETFUL IN OAKLAND DEAR REGRETFUL : I’m sorry for your loss, and your regrets. Because you would like to know your sibling, I think you should read her journals. While it’s sad that you have to make her acquaintance in this way, it would be better than never having known her at all. DEAR ABBY : I love my wife, but I find it difficult to take her to any function where there will be many people. She doesn’t comprehend most conversations. She acts like she’s listening, but if prompted for a reply, it’s obvious she wasn’t. While she doesn’t seem to care, I find it embarrassing. People tend to shy away from her, leaving her by herself. Because of this, we don’t often get invited back. At Christmas, when I received my invitation to the annual office party, I sent my regrets. If I try to talk to my wife about this issue, she gets defensive and accuses me of picking on her. Advice? — THE NORTH 40 IN VIRGINIA D E A R N O R T H 4 0 : It would be interesting to know if your wife’s problem is an inability to comprehend English well, a hearing problem or a social anxiety disorder. Of course, we’ll never know unless you’re able to have an honest conversation with her about it and explain how it affects you. If there is a solution, your wife will have to want to find it. As to functions having to do with business, if she’s uncomfortable in that environment, then you should attend without her. DEAR ABBY: I’m a secretary who happens to make really good coffee. An employee who works in the building likes my coffee and has made himself comfortable at my desk in the morning before he starts work and afterward, before his second job. I am not comfortable with this. He plants himself at my desk, and I find myself having to work around him. He has become a fixture in my office and I need it to stop. How can I go about this without hurting his feelings? — NOT HIS BARISTA DEAR NOT: From where I sit, it looks like the man may have a crush on you. Because you want less of his company, tell him you need to get to work — or get your work finished — and that his presence at your desk is distracting. Tell him you’re flattered that he likes your coffee and he’s welcome to a cup, but he needs to drink it elsewhere. If you say it pleasantly, his feelings shouldn’t be hurt. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren , also known as Jeanne Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

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A large snowball crashed into a Grove Quad dormitory at Reed College in Portland. Officials say the ball was some 40 inches in diameter and weighed from 800 to 900 pounds.

Runaway snowball slams into dorm PORTLAND (AP) — Two math majors at Reed College lost control of a massive snowball that rolled into a dorm, knocking in part of a bedroom wall. There were no injuries, but college spokesman Kevin Myers said Friday it will cost $2,000 to $3,000 to repair the building. The incident happened last Saturday night following a rare trio of snowstorms in Portland. Students started building the giant snowball on a campus quad near the dorm. Urged by a crowd, the math majors tried to make the snowball as big as possible by rolling it down the sidewalk that goes past the dorm.

“And the ball just got away from them,” Myers said. After escaping their control, the boulder-sized snowball rolled about 15 yards before slamming into Unit7. Three students heard the smack and discovered the fractured bedroom wall. The student whose dorm was damaged has not had to move. The students responsible for the runaway snowball reported the incident and won’t be disciplined. Myers said they didn’t intend to cause damage and feel awful about what happened. He declined to release their names and said he didn’t know their class years. Reed Magazine was first to report about the snowball.

Obituaries Winsome Marie Hayes Feb. 2, 1935 - Jan. 26, 2014

A graveside memorial service will be held for Winsome Marie Hayes, 78, of North Bend at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at Ocean View Memory Gardens, 1525 Ocean Blvd., in Coos Bay. Pastor Jerry Hamilton will officiate. Winsome was born Feb. 2, 1035, in Lebanon, Kan., to Charles Franklin Simpson and Lillian Jewell Simpson. She had one older brother, Darrell, and one younger sister, Twylah. Her mother later remarried and Winsome and her siblings moved to Red Cloud, Neb., and were raised by her mother and stepfather, Don Baylor. She received her formal education attending the Red Cloud schools. She married William K. Hayes an U.S. Navy World War II veteran and local Red Cloud boy. They left Red Cloud in 1955, leaving the cold Nebraska winters and farming behind. Bill, Winsome and their two boys headed west to North Bend to join family in the “land of opportunities.” Bill worked for Bay Motors until he was hired by Menasha Corporation. Bill worked for

Bessie L. Daugherty Oct. 18, 1932 - Feb. 8, 2014

A memorial service for Bessie L. Daugherty, 81, of Bandon will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7, at Eastside Christian Assembly, 190 D St., in Coos Bay. Interment will be at Sunset Memorial Park. Pastor Betty Bazzell will officiate. On Feb. 8, 2014, Bessie Daugherty went to be with our Lord and savior Jesus Christ after a battle with cancer. She was born Oct. 18, 1932, in Richmond, Mo., the daughter of Jesse and Mary Belle (Blaine) Ridings. She moved with her fami-

Menasha Paper Co. and Weyerhaeuser Paper Corp. for more than 40 years. During this time, Winsome was the compelling force at home as homemaker, scout leader, room mother and the mother of four boys. Winsome also worked for the Emporium, a local retail store, for five years. Winsome was a beautiful, wise and gentle person who was a great example to all who loved her. She was a diehard Bender and an avid U of O Ducks fan. Winsome liked to stay in touch with her Red Cloud roots and continued to take the Red Cloud newspaper throughout the many years after her move to North Bend in 1955. She was kind and generous and supported many nonprofit groups including the Paralyzed Veterans of America, American Heart Association, March of Dimes, St. Jude Research Hospital and the local SPCA. Winsome was an animal lover and adopted and cared for man animals in her lifetime. She loved gardening, decorating and was an excellent cook. She loved her family and dedicated her life to them. She will be missed by all who had the privilege to know her and be loved by her.

Winsome went home to be with Jesus on Jan. 26, 2014, after losing her battle with cancer. She is the beloved mother and mother-in-law of Randy and Sally Hayes of Redmond, Wash., Bart and Bonnie Hayes of North Bend, Bill Hayes of Hot Springs, S.D., and Brad and Kim Hayes of Springfield. A wonderful grandmother who will be missed by all her grandchildren, Jason, Riley, Justin, James, Jacob and Jared Hayes; and great-grandchildren, Daryn Sturgeon, Riley Sturgeon, Emerald Hayes, Samuel Hayes, Liam Hayes, Eva Hayes, Addison Hayes, Hadley Hayes, Emma Hayes and most recently her namesake Charlotte Marie Winsome Hayes. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, William K. Hayes in 1996; granddaughter, Jessika Hayes-Sturgeon in 2002; and sister, Twylah Wackeria in 2007. We are left to treasure her memory close to our hearts. Arrangements are under the direction of North Bend Chapel, 541-756-04404. Sign the guestbook at www.coosbayareafunerals.com and www.theworldlink.com.

ly to Allegany and they later moved to Olive Barber Road where she was raised and educated. She met and later married her high school sweetheart, Jerry Lane Daugherty March 22, 1952, while he was in the U.S. Army stationed in Texas during the Korean War. They were happily married for 61 years. In that time she raised three children. Besides being a homemaker she loved to sew and she lived on a ranch raising beef and milking cows. She was a Christian, loving wife and mother and a farm girl to the core. Bessie is survived by her

husband, Jerry Lane Daugherty of Bandon; daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Randy Texley of Coos Bay; son, Kenneth Daugherty of Bandon; son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Letitia Daugherty of Bandon; seven grandchildren, Shelly Texley, Justin Texley, Jesse Daugherty, Nathaniel Daugherty, Camilla Daugherty, Natasha Daugherty and Jerry Daugherty; three greatgrandchildren; sister and brother-in-law, Letha and Elwood Mitchell of Coos Bay; and many relatives in Oregon and Missouri. She was preceded in death by her parents, her father and mother-in-law, and her brother, Jess Ridings. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson’s Bay Area Mortuary, 541-2674216. Sign the guestbook at www.theworldlink.com.

Death Notices Funeral Dr. James A. Holbert — 85, of Coos Bay, died Feb. 12, 2014, in Coos Bay. Arrangements are pending with Coos Bay Chapel, 541267-3131. Betty G. Worthen — 84, of Coos Bay, died Feb. 13, 2014, in Coos Bay. Arrangements are pending with Coos Bay Chapel, 541267-3131. Ralph W. Van Hoof — 83, of North Bend, died Feb. 13, 2014, in North Bend. Arrangements are pending with North Bend Chapel, 541-756-0440. Prentis H. Taylor — 95, of Coos Bay, died Feb. 12, 2014, in North Bend. Arrangements are pending with North Bend Chapel, 541-756-0440. Jack Ponting — 61, of Port Orford, died Feb. 10, 2014, in Bandon. Arrangements are pending with Amling Schroeder Funeral Service, Bandon, 541-347-2907.

Saturday, Feb. 15 M a r y N . S n o w d e n , 10 a.m., funeral service, Reedsport Masonic Cementery, 3021 Longwood Drive.

GRANTS PASS (AP) — Gov. John Kitzhaber on Friday declared a drought in four counties in the high desert of southeastern Oregon. More are likely to follow. The drought declaration applies to Klamath, Lake, Harney and Malheur counties. Kitzhaber said all applied for the state designation, which allows for greater flexibility in water management. “It’s sobering having this conversation about drought declarations in four counties in February, and we’ve already had a couple wildfires,” he said. “It looks to me like this is the tip of something long.” Kitzhaber said he expected Jackson County to be next. A federal drought disaster declaration is needed to authorize federal aid, Oregon Department of Agriculture spokesman Bruce Pokarney said.

Last month, agricultural producers in Jackson, Josephine, Klamath and Lake counties became eligible for federal low-interest loans because they border drought disaster areas in California designated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The U.S. Drought Monitor showed severe drought across all but the northernmost tier of counties in Oregon. Kitzhaber said he is considering bringing together mayors and watermasters to talk about voluntary water conservation measures, but he does not expect mandatory steps to be needed yet. He noted that snowpack has been as low as 20 percent and precipitation half of normal along the border with California, where a drought was declared last month. Just what federal help will be available is not clear.

Betty Loray Dyer

until Keith’s death. Betty is survived by daughter, Susan K. Dyer and her husband, Michael Gehringer of Rome, Italy; daughter, Julie E. Gilfillan of Kent, Wash.; son, Thomas E. Dyer and his wife, Darla of Myrtle Point; grandchildren, Jenny Homfeldt, Robert Dyer, Jeremy Dyer, Alison Gehringer–Smith and Kate Gehringer; nine greatgrandchildren; special cousin, Barbara Roberts; and numerous nieces and nephews. Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Keith Dyer; mother, Hazel Jameson; father, Norman Jameson; sisters, Evelyn Jameson, Phyllis Crabtree and Frances Fox; and special aunts, Irene Harrison and Civa Woodring. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to South Coast Hospice, 1620 Thompson Road, Coos Bay, OR 97420; or to a favorite charity of choice. A special thanks goes out to the hospice team and all of the employees at Ocean Ridge Assisted Living Facility from Betty’s family. Arrangements are under the care of Coos Bay chapel, 541-267-3131. Friends and family are encouraged to sign the online guestbook at www.coosbayareafunerals.com and www.theworldlink.com.

July 22, 1923 – Feb. 11, 2014

A private family gathering will be held for Betty L. Dyer, 90, of Coos Bay. Private cremation rites were held at Ocean View Memory Gardens in Coos Bay. A private inurnment will be held at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery in Coos Bay. Betty was born July 22, 1923, in Riverton, on the Coquille River, to Norman Jameson and Hazel Hilda (Harrison) Jameson. She was their fourth daughter, joining older sisters Evelyn, Phyllis and Frances. Betty was taken away with the angels Feb. 11, 2014, in Coos Bay. Betty and her family moved to Marshfield when she was 5 years old. She graduated from Marshfield High School, Class of 1941. Following graduation, she worked as a secretary for Coos Bay Lumber Company. A couple of years later, she married Stanley Keith Dyer. It was the start of World War II and Keith flew B-24s and Betty stayed home raising their first daughter, Susan K. Dyer. Keith returned home from the war and their second daughter, Julie E. Dyer came along. A few years later came a son, Thomas E. Dyer. In the early 1960’s Keith and Betty bought the “Y” Drivein in Empire and operated it until it closed. Then they started Keith Dyer Associates and operated it

Lila “Louise” DeSersa 1940 - 2014

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LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) — Warning that weather-related disasters will only get worse, President Barack Obama said Friday the U.S. must rethink the way it uses water as he announced new federal aid to help droughtstricken California. Obama drew a clear connection between California’s troubles and climate change as he toured part of a farm that will go unsown this year as the state faces its worst drought in more than 100 years. Even if the U.S. takes action now to curb pollution, the planet will keep getting warmer “for a long time to come” thanks to greenhouse gases that have already built up, Obama said. “We’re going to have to stop looking at these disasters as something to wait for. We’re going to have to start looking at these disasters as something to prepare for,” Obama said. After arriving in California

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The overall package includes smaller amounts to aid in the most extreme drought areas and to help food banks that serve families affected by the water Southwest warmed shortage. Obama also called by record heat on federal facilities in PHOENIX (AP) — With California to limit water much of the Northeast consumption immediately. gripped by snow and ice storms, the Southwest is riding a record heat wave that sent people to beaches and as part of a federal investiga- golf courses in droves Friday. tion into the spill, which People in Phoenix and contaminated the river so Southern California were sunbadly the state has advised ning themselves in 80-degree against prolonged contact weather, with forecasters prewith the water or eating fish. dicting more of the same “I have had no conversa- through the weekend. tions with Duke Energy Both areas are known for about the lawsuits or about warm weather, but the the federal action,” McCrory National Weather Service said. said the temperatures are uncharacteristically hot for this time of year. The heat is the result of a high-pressure system off the coast of Southern California.

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CHEBOYGAN, Mich. (AP) — From the bridge of the Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw, northern Lake Huron looks like a vast, snow-covered field dotted with ice slabs as big as boulders — a battleground for the icebreaker’s 58-member crew during one of the roughest winters in memory. It’s been so bitterly cold for so long in the Upper Midwest that the Great Lakes are almost completely covered with ice. The last time they came this close was in 1994, when 94 percent of the lakes’ surface was frozen. As of Friday, ice cover extended across 88 percent, according to the federal government’s Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory in Ann Arbor.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory denied Friday he had any talks with Duke Energy executives or lobbyists about his administration’s scuttled deal to settle environmental violations at two of the $50 billion company’s coal ash dumps for $99,000.

McCrory was asked about the agreement at a public event after his office had not responded to questions from The Associated Press. Federal prosecutors on Monday served the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources and Duke with grand jury subpoenas demanding records

AGs switching sides on gay marriage NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The day after a federal judge struck down Virginia’s gaymarriage ban, state Attorney General Mark Herring wasn’t vowing to appeal or insisting his state’s law was sound. Despite their duty to defend the laws on the books, state attorneys general are increasingly taking an unusually supportive role in the movement to legalize gay marriage across the U.S. Some, like Herring, are refusing to defend their states’ prohibitions against same-sex matrimony.

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Accentuate The Positive Are you old enough to remember a song by Johnny Mercer that said, “you’ve got to accentuate the positive, eliminate the negative, and latch on to the affirmative. Don’t mess with Mister In-Between.”? Our nation at the time this song was written had just come out of the great depression and had been engaged in World War II. There was a real need to focus on the positive. There are many in our circle of relationships that find the negative easy to discuss. In our nation we find the country still in massive unemployment, economy is struggling and Washington is severely broken. Thus we are not in short supply of material for negativism. However, all that does is drive our spirits downward. We want to be lifted. Let me suggest you begin to look at the world around you. Even though it goes through a cold depressive Winter, it comes to life in the Spring. When you begin to look at life and recognize that God is the giver of life, there is always something to be thankful for. The sun will come up, flowers will bloom and someone loves you deeply. Therefore, “Accentuate the Positive.” Come worship with us Sunday.

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Canceled! Airlines scrap record number of flights BY SCOTT MAYEROWITZ The Associated Press

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This undated photo released by the Maui Police Department shows the driver side view of a vehicle belonging to missing pregnant woman Carly Scott. Scott's mother reported her missing Monday. She told police a family member last saw the 27-year-old redhead Sunday night at her sister’s home in Haiku, in northeast Maui.

Search underway in Maui for missing pregnant woman WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A private search party was looking for a missing pregnant Hawaii woman whose SUV was found torched two days earlier in a rural area. Carly Scott’s mother reported her missing Monday. She told police a family member last saw the 27-year-old redhead Sunday night at her sister’s home in Haiku, in northeast Maui. The search continued Friday for Scott, who is five months pregnant. Maui police said someone in the search party found “possible evidence” Thursday. But police aren’t revealing what was found. They’re asking searchers who find possible clues not to touch or move them. The Makawao woman’s burned 1997 Toyota 4Runner was found Wednesday in Haiku’s Peahi area. Before the vehicle was located, police found Scott’s dog in the nearby community of Nahiku, the Maui News reported. Her ex-boyfriend, Steven Capobianco, tells Hawaii News Now she picked him up Sunday night and drove him to Keanae — several dozen miles away on the two-lane, winding Hana Highway — so he could fix his truck. Scott’s dog, Nala, was with her when she picked him up, he said. Capobianco said Scott later was driving behind him to Haiku, but he lost sight of

her SUV at some point. He said he figured she arrived safely at her destination. So far, the locations involved are all in what’s considered Upcountry Maui, the more rural part of the island. “I sent her a text that said, ‘thank you,’ but I figured she was working, that’s why she didn’t get back to me right away,” Capobianco told the news station. “It wasn’t until the cops showed up at my house at 5:30 in the morning the next day that I realized something was wrong.” Capobianco said police questioned him and administered a lie-detector test, which he was told he failed. But he told the station he “absolutely” did not hurt the green-eyed Scott, who police described as 5-foot-10 and 160 pounds. Police have not made any arrests or named any suspects. Police have not made any arrests or named any suspects. “I mean, it’s undeniable that I’m probably the prime suspect, so they’re not going to tell me details,” Capobianco said. Capobianco said he and Scott have been broken up for several years but remained friends and “occasionally hooked up.” He said he believes he’s the father of her baby but doesn’t know for sure.

Health insurance plans don’t cover weight loss surgery WASHINGTON (AP) — While the number of obese Americans persists at record levels, the number of patients undergoing weight loss surgery hasn’t budged in a decade. Last year, about 160,000 U.S. patients underwent weight loss surgery — roughly the same number as in 2004. That’s only about 1 percent of the estimated 18 million adults who qualify nationwide for the surgery, according to the American Society for Metabolic and

Bariatric Surgery. Surgeons blame a combination of factors for the stagnating numbers, including the economic downturn and a social stigma against resorting to surgery to treat weight problems. But insurance coverage is the largest hurdle, they say. Nearly two-thirds of health plans sponsored by employers don’t cover weight loss surgery, which can cost between $15,000 and $25,000.

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NEW YORK — The relentless snow and ice storms this winter have led to the highest number of flight cancellations in more than 25 years, according to an analysis by The Associated Press. U.S. airlines have canceled more than 75,000 domestic flights since Dec. 1, including more than 14,000 this week. That’s 5.5 percent of the 1.37 million flights scheduled during that period, according calculations based on information provided by flight tracking site FlightAware. It’s the highest total number and highest percent of cancellations since at least the winter of 1987-1988, when the Department of Transportation first started collecting cancellation data. The nation’s air traffic system was still recovering Friday from the latest bout of bad weather. Flights were taking off again but thousands of passengers weren’t. “This year is off to a brutal start for airlines and travelers,” says FlightAware CEO Daniel Baker. “Not only is each storm causing tens of thousands of cancellations, but there’s been a lot of them.” And February still has two weeks left. Mother Nature isn’t entirely to blame. A mix of

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Airline passenger Hossam Shalaby, from Egypt, waits for his rescheduled flight Tuesday to Orlando under the departure board showing hundreds of cancellations at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, in Atlanta. The relentless snow and ice storms this winter have led to the highest number of flight cancellations in more than 25 years, according to an analysis by The Associated Press. cost-cutting measures and new government regulations has made airlines more likely to cancel flights and leave fliers scrambling to get to their destination. There were days this week where more than 70 percent of flights were canceled in Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington D.C. and Charlotte, N.C. Even typically warm — or at least warmer — weather cities were not immune. The world’s busiest airport,

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, was paralyzed Wednesday by ice and snow. Bradley Voight, 25, was one of those passengers trapped in Atlanta after his Spirit Airlines flight to Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Wednesday was canceled. After a night sleeping in the airport, he eventually got home late Thursday. “It was fun because of the people I met, but it was terrible because of why I met

them,” he noted Friday. Making things worse for travelers this winter, airlines have been cutting unprofitable flights and packing more passengers into planes. That’s been great for their bottom line but has created a nightmare for passengers whose flights are canceled due to a storm. Other planes are too full to easily accommodate the stranded travelers. Many must wait days to secure a seat on another flight.

Small quake in SC felt hundreds of miles away COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A small earthquake shook South Carolina and Georgia late Friday, shaking homes and rattling residents hundreds of miles away. The quake happened at 10:23 p.m. EST and had a preliminary magnitude of 4.1, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s website. It was centered 7 miles west of the town of Edgefield, S.C., and was felt as far west as Atlanta and as

far north as Hickory, N.C., each about 150 miles away. “It’s a large quake for that area,” said USGS geophysicist Dale Grant. “It was felt all over the place.” The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reported two nearby dams on the Savannah River appeared to be undamaged, but planned a thorough inspection Saturday morning, Edgefield County Emergency Preparedness

Director Mike Casey said. Casey said the quake was centered in a sparsely populated part of Edgefield County where there are a lot more rabbits and deer than people. He was driving around and hadn’t found any damage, but he expects some reports of minor damages to come in once the sun rises. Authorities across South Carolina said their 911 centers were inundated with

calls of people reporting what they thought were explosions or plane crashes as the quake’s low rumble spread across the state. Reports surfaced on Twitter of a leaking water tower in Augusta, Ga., following the quake, but the tower was damaged by ice from a winter storm earlier this week and not the quake, said Richmond County Sheriff ’s Lt. Tangela McCorkle.


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US: Released Afghan prisoners could be targeted WASHINGTON (AP) — If any of the 65 Afghan militants who were released from a former U.S. prison in Afghanistan return to the battlefield, they risk being hunted down by U.S. forces, a Pentagon official suggested Friday. “Without getting into hypotheticals, every day we continue to go after those enemies in Afghanistan that are targeting our forces, the forces of our allies and the Afghan people, and nothing’s going to change about that. And should one of these

detainees rejoin the fight, they need to know that they do it at their own peril,” said the Pentagon’s press secretary, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby. The 65 were released Thursday by the Afghan government over strenuous objections by the U.S. government, which says the men are dangerous Taliban fighters and bomb-makers likely to return to killing foreign forces and Afghans. Kirby said the 65 are not considered targets at the moment.

“There’s not going to be an active targeting campaign, if that’s what you’re asking for, to go after them,” Kirby said. “That said, if they choose to return to the fight, they become legitimate enemies and legitimate targets.” The U.S. has asserted that some of them were directly linked to attacks that have killed or wounded 32 U.S. or coalition personnel and 23 Afghan security personnel or civilians. “All of these individuals are people who should not be

walking the streets,” Kirby said. “And we had strong evidence on all of them — evidence that has been ignored. And that’s unsatisfactory to us.” Kirby said Washington is concerned that the government of President Hamid Karzai might release additional prisoners deemed by the U.S. to be dangerous. The spokesman said Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is frustrated by a number of recent moves by Karzai, including his decision to release the 65 prisoners.

Car bomb outside mosque in Syria kills dozens

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Democratic Party secretary Matteo Renzi arrives to speak at a party leadership meeting to decide whether to yank support from Premier Enrico Letta’s fragile coalition government, accusing the premier of failing to make progress on key financial reforms, in Rome on Thursday.

Italy’s premier resigns after sacking by own party BY NICOLE WINFIELD Associated Press

BEIRUT (AP) — A car bomb blew up outside a mosque in a rebel-held village in southern Syria as worshippers were leaving after Friday prayers, killing dozens of people and filling clinics and hospitals with the wounded, anti-government activists said. The explosion in Yadouda charred vehicles parked nearby and damaged the mosque, which has a white dome, according to video images posted by activists who are fighting to oust President Bashar Assad. Yadouda is in the southern province of Daraa, the birthplace of the uprising against Assad that began with peaceful protests in March 2011 and morphed into a civil war that has killed more than 130,000 people. The motive for Friday’s blast could not immediately be determined and activists provided varying death tolls ranging from 29 to 43. Staterun TV confirmed the bombing but said only 3 people were killed. Car bombs have frequently been used by Islamic extremists both against the government and against moderate rivals in the Sunniled opposition movement. Government forces also have been known to use explosivepacked vehicles and the two

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In this image made from video obtained from the Shaam News Network, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, vehicles smolder after an explosion outside a mosque in Yadouda, Syria, on Friday. A car bomb blew up outside a mosque in a rebel-held village in southern Syria as worshippers were leaving after Friday prayers, killing dozens of people and filling clinics and hospitals with the wounded, anti-government activists said. sides frequently trade blame in attacks targeting mosques. An activist in the nearby region of Quneitra, Jamal alGolani, said the car bomb killed at least 29 people of which 18 were identified. He gave The Associated Press a list of the names of the identified men who were killed.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which uses a wide network of local activists to track violence in the country, said 32 people were killed, including a child and 10 rebels. Another activist in Daraa, Ahmad al-Masalmeh, gave a

death toll of 43. He said the car bomb blew up next to a tanker truck filled with diesel causing a large fire and burning “some bodies beyond recognition.” The mosque is known as Ammar bin Yasser, although some people refer to it as al-Baraa bin Thabet, al-Masalmeh said.

ROME — Premier Enrico Letta drove himself to the Italian president’s palace and resigned Friday after he was sacked by his own party in a back-room mutiny designed to catapult Florence’s young mayor into the helm of Italy’s government. President Giorgio Napolitano accepted the resignation and immediately scheduled talks with political party leaders Friday and Saturday. After that, he was expected to ask the head of Letta’s Democratic Party, Florence Mayor Matteo Renzi, to try to form a new government. Letta is the third premier to fall from grace in as many years amid Italy’s turbulent politics and economic crisis. The country has a crushing unemployment rate, with some 40 percent of young Italians jobless. Renzi, meanwhile, spent Friday doing what he does best, being the popular, down-to-earth mayor who has used his outsider status on the national scene to project himself as a breath of fresh air for Italians fed up with the self-absorbed political class. The 39-yearold presided over a Valentine’s Day ceremony in Florence’s city hall, feting Florentines celebrating

their 50th wedding anniversaries. A day earlier, he engineered a Machiavellian internal no-confidence vote in the party against Letta, accusing him of failing to lift Italy out of its economic and political doldrums. Without the party’s backing, Letta had no choice but to resign. The timing of the ouster was ironic, given that the national statistics bureau Istat reported Friday that fourth-quarter GDP edged up 0.1 percent, the first positive growth since mid-2011. In a tweet Friday as he arrived at Napolitano’s office, Letta said he was resigning and thanked “all those who have helped me.” Napolitano had tapped Letta in April, hoping he could lead long enough to enact sorely needed electoral reforms meant to make Italy more governable. Those reforms are still on the table, but Renzi recently met with the Democrats’ center-right rival, Silvio Berlusconi, to seek his support for a new electoral law that would try to end Italy’s parliamentary paralysis. Renzi’s maneuver against Letta was stunning even by Italian standards, since he had long insisted that he would only go for the premiership via an election. But analysts said he saw an opportunity and seized it.

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Thousands of zoo Uganda’s leader to sign anti-gay bill animals killed in Europe annually STOCKHOLM (AP) — People around the world were stunned when Copenhagen Zoo killed a healthy 2-year-old giraffe named Marius, butchered its carcass in front of a crowd that included children and then fed it to lions. But Marius’ fate isn’t unique — thousands of animals are euthanized in European zoos each year for a variety of reasons by zoo managers who say their job is to preserve species, not individual animals. In the U.S., zoos try to avoid killing animals by using contraceptives to make sure they don’t have more offspring than they can house, but that method has also been criticized for disrupting animals’ natural behavior.

cies theoretically allow for killing animals for breeding purposes or lack of housing but it’s not something his zoo has done. Generally, he says, animals are only killed due to old age or ill health. In Asia, the parent company for the Singapore Zoo said in a statement that “euthanasia of animals is necessary to maintain the health and welfare of the herd, as overcrowding could lead to injuries, stress and disease outbreak. “ “All animals in zoos die at some point and maybe zoos forgot to tell people,” said Jens Sigsgaard, director at the Aalborg Zoo in Denmark, which, like the Copenhagen Zoo, performs open dissections of animals for educational purposes.

How often are large mammals killed in zoos?

What kinds of animals are killed?

U.S. and European zoological groups refuse to release figures for the total number of animals killed. But David Williams Mitchell, spokesman of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria, or EAZA, estimates an average zoo in its 347member organization annually kills about five large mammals, which adds up to 1,735. The number doesn’t include zoos and animal parks that don’t belong to the association. Animal rights groups suggest numbers are much higher. The Associated Press contacted 10 zoos in Europe — two refused to comment, four said they never kill any animals unless severely ill and four said they kill between one and 30 animals every year. Two zoos in the U.S. said they only ever kill animals for “quality of life reasons.”

Both endangered species and other animals are killed. EAZA says five giraffes have been killed in European zoos since 2005. In addition to Marius, Copenhagen Zoo says it kills 20-30 antelopes, llamas, goats and other animals yearly. The Jyllands Park Zoo in Denmark said it may have to kill another giraffe soon for similar reasons as in Marius’ case. But a spokesman for Jack Hanna, emeritus director of the Columbus Zoo,said Friday that Hanna has raised more than $100,000 in pledges to save that giraffe. Aalborg Zoo in Denmark kills up to 15 animals a year, including red river hogs, antelopes and capybaras, while Skansen Zoo in Stockholm says it euthanized one bear and one Eurasian lynx last year. Some zoos also raise pigs, goats and cattle to feed their carnivores.

Why are animals killed? Zoos euthanize animals because of poor health, old age, lack of space or conservation management reasons. EAZA policy for zoos in Europe suggests euthanasia may be used as a last resort to achieve a balanced population within breeding programs — Marius was killed to prevent inbreeding. But Williams Mitchell insists only “a fraction of 1 percent” of the killings are for such reasons. The idea is to maintain a group of genetically healthy animals in zoos that can be used to reintroduce the species into the wild. There’s a philosophical divide between U.S. and European zoos over best practices. The U.S. Association of Zoos and Aquariums said incidents such as the giraffe killing “do not happen at AZA-accredited zoos.” Mike McClure, general curator at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, says his zoo’s poli-

What do zoos do to avoid killing animals? When animals reproduce, most zoos first try to find another one in their network they can send the offspring to. A German zoo this week said it would send a monkey to the Czech Republic because he’s produced so many offspring that he would soon start having children with his own relatives. Zoos generally avoid selling the animals on the open market, fearing they will end up in poor conditions. Some European zoos and most zoos in the U.S. choose to use contraceptives or sterilization or separate males and females to avoid breeding more animals than they can house. Sharon Dewar, spokeswoman for the U.S. animal Population Management Center, says animals are recommended to “breed only when sustainable housing for any offspring can be assured.”

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) prepared by more than a — Ugandan President Yoweri dozen scientists from Museveni plans to sign a bill Uganda’s Health Ministry. into law that prescribes life Opondo and Anite both imprisonment for some said the president did not homosexual acts, officials indicate when he will sign the said Friday, alarming rights legislation into law. activists who have conHomosexuality already is demned the bill as draconian illegal in Uganda under a in a country where homosexcolonial-era law that crimiuality already has been nalizes sex acts “against the criminalized. order of nature.” Museveni announced his An earlier version of the decision to governing party bill, first introduced in 2009, lawmakers, said government proposed the death penalty spokesman Ofwono Opondo. for some homosexual acts. The Associated Press Although that provision was In Twitter posts on Friday, Opondo said the legislators, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, seen here in 2012, plans to sign a later removed amid internawho are holding a retreat bill into law that prescribes life imprisonment for what they term as tional pressure, rights groups chaired by Museveni, “wel- “aggravated” homosexual acts. want the whole bill jetticomed the development as a soned. Amnesty measure to protect Ugandans from social deviants.” International has described it as draconian, repeatedly urgMuseveni’s decision was based on a report by “medical ing Museveni not to sign it into law. experts” presented at the retreat, saying that “homosexualiBut the bill is popular in Uganda, one of many subty is not genetic but a social behavior,” said Opondo. Saharan African countries where homosexuals face severe Evelyn Anite, a spokeswoman for the governing party, said discrimination if not jail terms. A new law in Nigeria last the report, which had been requested by the president, was month increased penalties against gays.


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Continued from Page A1 The meal also lines up with both OCCI and Sunset’s curriculum. “They’re doing international studies and we’re doing international cuisine,” Roberts said. This is the perfect age to serve this kind of meal and teach the kids about etiquette and manners, he said. “They’re starting to make that transition from kids to young adults,” he said. Reporter Chelsea Davis can be reached at 541-269-1222, ext. 239, or by email at By Alysha Beck, The World c h e l s e a . d a v i s @ t h e Chef Muriah Bohannon serves wonton soup to sixth-grader Tyler Warner during the Sunset School’s valen- worldlink.com. Follow her on tine lunch prepared by students at the Oregon Coast Culinary Institute on Thursday. Twitter: @ChelseaLeeDavis.

BANKS Smaller banks likely to go ahead Continued from Page A1 And governments that allow marijuana sales want a channel to receive taxes. But a leading financial services trade group immediately expressed misgivings and others, too, said the guidelines don’t go far enough in protecting banks. “After a series of red lights, we expected this guidance to be a yellow one,” said Don Childears, president and CEO of the Colorado Bankers Association. “This isn’t close to that. At best, this amounts to ‘serve these customers at your own risk’ and it emphasizes all of the risks. This light is red.” Washington and Colorado in 2012 became the first states to approve recreational use of marijuana. A group is hoping to make Alaska the third state in the nation to do so. Currently, processing money from marijuana sales puts federally insured banks at risk of drug racketeering charges, so they’ve refused to open accounts for marijuana-related businesses. Friday’s move was designed to let financial institutions serve such businesses while ensuring that they know their customers’ legitimacy and remain obligated to report possible criminal activity, said the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes

Enforcement Network, or FinCEN. But in response, the American Bankers Association said “guidance or regulation doesn’t alter the underlying challenge for banks. As it stands, possession or distribution of marijuana violates federal law, and banks that provide support for those activities face the risk of prosecution and assorted sanctions.” The group says banks will only be comfortable serving marijuana businesses if federal prohibitions on the drug are changed in law. Denny Eliason, a lobbyist for the Washington Bankers Association, said it will take some time before banks decide whether to take advantage of the guidance. He called it a good first step, but said it sets forth a complicated process for the banks to follow — for example, by filing suspicious activity reports designated “marijuana limited” in the case of business that seem to be complying with the rules, and “marijuana priority” for those acting questionably. “They’ll have to have a real awareness of the activities of their customers,” he said. State banking regulators in Colorado and Washington appear to believe that mainly small and medium-sized banks will be interested in handling financial transactions with legal marijuana stores, not the big ones, a FinCEN official said, speaking only on condition of anonymity to talk about internal deliberations.

“This is a decision that each financial institution needs to make on its own,” the official said. “We feel quite comfortable that we have acted within the scope of our authority” and therefore don’t expect legal challenges to the new procedures. FinCEN writes the rules that U.S. financial institutions must follow to help protect the system from money laundering and the financing of terrorism. The office said it expects financial institutions to perform thorough customer due diligence on marijuana businesses and file reports that will be valuable to law enforcement. Under the guidance, banks must review state license applications for marijuana customers, request information about the business, develop an understanding of the types of products to be sold and monitor publicly available sources for any negative information about the business. Asked about the conflict in federal and state laws on marijuana use, the official said the agency sought to balance competing interests. One of them is the concern about having so much cash on the street without an ability to get those funds into the safety of a bank. The guidance provided the banks with more than 20 “red flags” that may indicate a violation of federal law. Among them: if a business receives substantially more revenue than its local com-

petitors, deposits more cash than is in line with the amount of marijuana-related revenue it is reporting for federal and state tax purposes, or experiences a surge in activity by third parties offering goods or services such as equipment suppliers or shipping services. If a marijuana-related business is seen engaging in international or interstate activity, such as the receipt of cash deposits from locations outside the state, that’s a red flag, too. It has been difficult for legal marijuana sellers to operate without banks in the mix. “It’s not just banks that are wary about handling our money, it’s everybody — security businesses, lawyers, you name it, no one wants to take the risk of taking our money,” said Caitlin McGuire, owner of Breckenridge Cannabis Club in Breckenridge, Colo. McGuire’s shop had an account with a local credit union for years, but the credit union cut them off last year. “They basically told us they wanted to keep our accounts, but it was too big of a risk. They were questioned by their auditors, ‘Why do you have this marijuana account?’ It just ended up being too much for them.” The pot shop now pays its bills with money orders and cash. It’s not easy, McGuire said. “It’s made it very difficult to pay our bills, to pay our employees, to pay our taxes, to do anything.”

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Tribes will have a say in decision Continued from Page A1 Native American mascots under certain conditions, including the approval of an appropriate tribe and the Board of Education. The state Board of Education in May 2012 approved a rule — one of the nation’s strongest — that required Oregon schools to retire their Native American symbols by July 2017 or risk losing state funding. Eight Oregon high schools, such as the Roseburg Indians, would need to find new mascots under the current rule. Another seven schools identified as the Warriors would be allowed to keep their

nickname but must change mascots or graphics that depict Native Americans. The regulation would also apply to an unknown number of elementary and middle schools. The Roseburg School Board had begun a legal challenge to the state orders, but abandoned it after learning it was unlikely to win. But Sen. Jeff Kruse, RRoseburg, took up the issue with a 2013 bill and similar legislation this year. “From the perspective of the people in Roseburg — and I am one — being a Roseburg Indian is a source of pride for me,” Kruse said. Kruse was concerned that the mascot ban was enacted outside of the state’s government-to-government relationship with the tribes and could have “set a very good relationship in a back-

ward mode.” Bill SB 1509 seeks to respect that relationship, he said, by allowing the tribes to have a say in the Native American representations and the conditions under which schools may be allowed to continue their use. The bill would give the state Board of Education until Jan. 1, 2017, to work out general rules for mascot use agreements in consultation with the tribes. Kruse said he hoped it would also lead to more opportunities to educate Oregon children about the history and impact of Native Americans in the state. In Senate committee hearings earlier this week, opponents of the original bill said it would allow Indian mascots that are racist, harm the self-esteem of Native American students and

encourage bullying of those students. Se-ah-dom Edmo, vice president of the Oregon Indian Education Association, told the Senate Education and Workforce Development Committee Tuesday the issue is “in part” about government-to-government relations, but is also about individual human and civil rights. But Edmo said Friday that she is happy with the compromise reached and believes the consultation process it creates will allow all of the issues to be worked out while respecting tribal and individual rights. Since the 1970s, more than 600 high school and college teams across the country have done away with their Native American nicknames, including 20 in Oregon.

Oregon university settles lawsuit over service dog PORTLAND (AP) — Portland State University will pay $161,500 to settle a lawsuit claiming it discriminated against disabled students who have service animals. Deaf student Cindy Leland and the Fair Housing Council of Oregon filed the $1 million lawsuit in 2012, alleging the university wouldn’t allow Leland and her dog to live in an on-campus apartment that had carpeting. The suit

also said she couldn’t complete prerequisites for a master’s degree program because a teaching assistant told her the dog wasn’t allowed in a science lab. Portland State admitted no wrongdoing in the settlement signed Thursday by federal judge Michael Simon. Leland and the housing council will split $142,500 in an unspecified way, and the rest of money will go into an interest-bearing account to com-

pensate current and former students who file claims that they were treated differently because of their disabilities. As part of the settlement, the university agreed to revise its policies regarding assistance animals and provide more training for some employees. Leland’s attorney, Dennis Steinman, said the remedies approved by the judge are far-reaching and a model for all universities to follow.

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Curry County Coast Today: Rain. High near 53. Windy, with a south wind 25 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph. Chance of rain is 100%. Saturday Night: Showers. Low around 44. Windy, with a southwest wind 28 to 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Sunday: Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. South wind 11 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Sunday Night: Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 45. Breezy, with a south wind around 24 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.

Rogue Valley Today: Rain. High near 58. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 5 to 10 mph . Chance of precipitation is 80%. Saturday Night: Showers. Low around 37. Southwest wind 8 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. South wind 11 to 14 mph.

Central Douglas County Today: Rain, with thunderstorms also possible. High near 57. Breezy, with a south wind 7 to 12 mph. Saturday Night: Showers. Low around 38. Southwest wind 13 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Oregon Temps Temperature extremes and precipitation for the 24 hours ending at 5 p.m. Frisday. Hi Lo Prec Astoria 53 49 0.12 Brookings 54 51 0.74 55 45 0.11 Corvallis 56 43 0.09 Eugene Klamath Falls 49 41 0.24 54 39 0.12 La Grande 53 47 0.09 Medford Newport 54 46 0.09 Pendleton 54 43 0.08 Portland 56 43 0.05 Redmond 48 35 T 59 47 0.08 Roseburg 56 44 0.14 Salem

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Willamette Valley Today: Rain. High near 54. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Saturday Night: Showers. Low around 38. Southwest wind 13 to 20 mph. Sunday: Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. South wind 9 to 16 mph. Sunday Night: Rain. Low around 42. South wind around 21 mph.

Portland area Today: Rain. High near 51. South southeast wind 6 to 13 mph. Saturday Night: Showers, mainly before 4am. Low around 40. Southwest wind 13 to 16 mph. Chance of rain is 90%. Sunday: Rain. High near 48. South wind 9 to 16 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. Sunday Night: Rain. Low around 41. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 22 mph. Chance of rain is 100%.

North Coast Today: Rain, with thunderstorms also possible. High near 50. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph. Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 41. Windy, with a southwest wind 26 to 32 mph. Sunday: Rain. High near 48. Windy, with a south wind 17 to 22 mph. Sunday Night: Rain. Low around 46. Windy, with a southwest wind 34 to 39.

Central Oregon Today: Rain. High near 51. South wind 14 to 21 mph. Chance of rain is 90%. Saturday Night: Rainlikely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Breezy, with a southwest wind 17 to 22 mph. Sunday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Southwest wind 16 to 20 mph. Sunday Night: Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Windy, with a southwest wind 23 to 30 mph.

Local high, low, rainfall Thursday: High 55, low 46 Rain: 0.50 Total rainfall to date: 7.20 inches Rainfall to date last year: 5.16 inches Average rainfall to date: 13.75 inches

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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2014 • SECTION B

High School Boys Basketball Marshfield 56, South Umpqua 41 North Bend 45, Douglas 23 Coquille 59, Bandon 49 Myrtle Point 88, Gold Beach 52 Powers 55, Yoncalla 45 High School Girls Basketball Marshfield 62, South Umpqua 16 North Bend 40, Douglas 36 Brookings-Harbor 71, Siuslaw 38 Coquille 70, Bandon 28 Myrtle Point 44, Gold Beach 28 Pacific 34, Camas Valley 31

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Lillard is in five All-Star events. Page B4

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Aerial fallout: U.S. skiers miss the podium in event. Page B6

By Alysha Beck, The World

The 200 medley relay teams in heat three, including North Bend’s A and B teams, start off the wall at the District 4 swim meet Friday. The final in the event should be one of the top races today, with several of the state’s best teams competing for the title.

Swimmers race for titles today BY JOHN GUNTHER The World

NORTH BEND — The two new teams made a splash at the Class 4A-3A-2A-1A District 4 swim meet Friday at North Bend pool. The girls from Marshfield, which has dropped down from Class 4A, and St. Mary’s, which is a new program, both had strong days in qualifying Friday during the preliminaries for the meet, which concludes today. They join Henley, Phoenix and host North Bend giving the district five of the top girls teams in the state. All scoring will take place today, when the swimmers are competing not just for individual and team honors, but also spots in next weekend’s state meet at Mount Hood Community College in Gresham. The winner of each race at the four district meets around Oregon this weekend advances to the state meet, along with the next eight fastest swimmers in each event. Marshfield’s girls hope to have a lot of those qualifiers, while also winning their fourth straight dis-

Marshfield’s Caleb Kyllo swims the butterfly leg in a preliminary round of the 200 medley relay Friday. trict title — they won the first three as members of the Midwestern League. “I think our team has done really well,” Marshfield senior Shaylyn Brownell said. “We’re right where we need to be for placing.” The Pirates only carry two top seeds into today’s final, the 400yard freestyle relay and Kayla Sparkman in the 500 freestyle, but have other swimmers near the top

in every event. St. Mary’s, meanwhile, burst onto the scene this year, led by Alyse Darnall, who swam for Phoenix in the past. Darnall, who has attended St. Mary’s through high school, asked for a couple of years if the school could have a team of its own and it finally became a reality. “We got the AD on board, and he thought it was a great idea,” Darnall said.

The Crusaders debuted this year with a squad of 12 girls and four boys. “I was thrilled with the turnout,” she said. And the quality of the swimmers immediately made St. Mary’s a c o n t e n d e r See related photos at this weekend www.theworldlink.com. and next. “It’s amazing,” she said. “It’s such a blessing. I could not have seen this.” Darnall, who is the clear favorite in the 100-yard backstroke, expects to be in one of the best individual races today — the 100-yard freestyle. In that race, she goes head-tohead with North Bend’s Alyssa Bennett, who beat Darnall at district last year, only to have the order reversed at state. “We love racing together,” Darnall said, just after Bennett walked by to congratulate her after the 100 freestyle preliminaries. “We have a good friendship. SEE SWIMMING | B2

Shut out again: Ligety, Miller fail to medal in Supercombi. Page B7

Pirates clinch share of FWL title THE WORLD

Bandon had in the final two quarters. The Red Devils shot 4-for-5 from downtown in the third quarter with a pair of 3-pointers each from Scolari and Kai Griggs. Scolari led the way with 21 points on the night, but no two bigger then the back-to-back treys he hit to set the tone early in the second half.

Marshfield’s boys basketball team clinched at least a share of the Far West League title by beating visiting South Umpqua 56-41 on Friday. The Pirates can clinch the title outright by winning at Sutherlin on Tuesday. Otherwise, Marshfield likely will end up in a tie with Sutherlin, which would require a onegame tiebreaker to determine the league’s top seed for the Class 4A postseason. Marshfield had just a 25-20 lead at halftime, but outscored the Lancers 17-1 in the third quarter. “In the first half, we were just shooting too quickly,” Marshfield coach Doug Miles said. “We talked about how to be a good teammate. It wasn’t important to be a good scorer, just make the extra pass. We were very impressive in the third quarter.” Hunter Olson had 16 points for the Pirates, while Rylee Trendell had 10 points and Kody Dean nine for Marshfield. Meanwhile, the Pirates were outstanding all night on defense, especially against South Umpqua star Erik Johnson. He still scored 14 points, but Miles was happy with his team’s effort against the sharpshooter. “He did not get many open looks,” Miles said. “And when he did, he scored.” The Pirates rotated four different types of defenders on Johnson, to try to keep him off guard — Austin Howerton, Justin Cooper, Andrew Sharp and Olson, Miles said.

SEE COQUILLE | B2

SEE BOYS | B2

Red Devils secure home playoff game BY GEORGE ARTSITAS The World

BANDON — Coming into the year, Coquille’s boys basketball team mapped out four goals. First, they wanted to make the Class 3A playoffs, something they clinched weeks ago. Check. Next they wanted to get a home playoff game, which they wrapped up Friday with a 59-49 win at Bandon. Check. Next is the Sunset Conference hybrid league title, which would come with a win at Gold Beach in the regular-season finale Tuesday. And Friday’s win means the Red Devils will get to play their playoff game at home for a chance to tick off their fourth goal — making it to Coos Bay for the state tournament. “I think we’re playing our best basketball right now,” Coquille coach Dan Cumberland said. “That’s when you want (to be playing your best), is at the end of the year and I feel we’re doing that. We’re peaking right now.” The first quarter belonged to Bandon and Logan Shea. Down 98, Bandon rifled off a 10-0 run behind Shea’s eight-point quarter to give the Tigers a comfortable lead going into the second quarter. “We didn’t come out early,”

First title: Hanyu takes first men’s singles title for Japan. Page B7

Boys Recap

By Lou Sennick, The World

Bandon’s Logan Shea looks to shoot over Coquille’s Terrence Edwards on Friday night during their game in Bandon. Coquille’s Joe Scolari q u a r te r e f fe c te d u s said succinctly. some,” Bandon head Coquille turned the coach Ken Nice said. tide in the second quar- See related photos at “They did a good job, ter, when Bandon had www.theworldlink.com. their defense was tough seven turnovers and only and we had some probtwo field goals. Coquille got seven lems in the second quarter. In points from Terrence Edwards and the second half it came down to six from Scolari to give the Red shooting and they came out Devils their own 10-0 run, which hot.” left them up 29-25 at half. Outside shooting from “Their pressure in the second Coquille was able to quell any run

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Sports BOYS From Page B1 “Austin Howerton played him the majority of the time and did an outstanding job,” Miles said. Marshfield seniors Howerton, Ty Bunnell and Juan Caballero were honored before their final home game. “All the seniors scored, so that was really neat,” Miles said. Marshfield improved to 10-1 in league after a rough preseason. “I’m proud of these guys,” he said. “And I know they have some bigger goals, so we have a lot of work to do. “I always thought we had a chance to do this, but I wasn’t sure if they believed it. They showed me they do.” North Bend 45, Douglas 23: The Bulldogs bounced back from their loss to Marshfield with a strong defensive effort beating the Trojans. North Bend led just 13-10 after the first quarter, but then held Douglas to 13 points the rest of the way. “I thought the intensity level and the effort was really good. We could have pushed things a little more offensively. I thought we did a pretty decent job overall.” Matt Woods had 15 points to lead the Bulldogs. Levi Rider added eight. Cade Cloughton and Brandon Stewart had eight points each to lead Douglas. The win set up a big Tuesday night game with visiting Brookings-Harbor. North Bend can secure the league’s No. 3 seed into the postseason by beating the Bruins, but BrookingsHarbor can force a tie for third with a win over the Bulldogs. “They’re only a game behind,” Nicholls said. “We’d better be ready. On the other hand, we still have an opportunity that we’re playing for a home playoff berth.” The Bulldogs could still get a home game in the playin round if Sutherlin moves up into the top eight because of its power ranking and gets a home bye. Brookings-Harbor 60, Siuslaw 46: The Bruins beat visiting Siuslaw to set up their game with North Bend.

Sunset Conference Myrtle Point 88, Gold Beach 52: The Bobcats exploded for 32 points in the first quarter at home and

COQUILLE From Page B1 “It was in the rhythm of the offense. We came out and we needed them,” Scolari said moments after going 6for-6 from the line to salt away the win in the final two minutes. Defensively, Coquille had one job and did it well. The gameplan was to clamp down on Bandon post Evan Henson with double teams. “We doubled down a lot. We knew he’s the producer of points in the middle for them so we weren’t going to give him any,” Cumberland said. “Anything he got, he worked for. We worked really hard to keep the ball away from him.” Henson still finished with 10 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks but never got into the type of rhythm offensively the Tigers needed. The added pressure on Henson forced Bandon outside to hit jump shots — some thing they couldn’t do Friday — going 0-for-9 from 3-point range in the second half before two back-to-back garbage time treys from Tristian Davidson in the final minute. Davidson had a team-best 17 points and Shea added 15, but it wasn’t enough. “We struggled shooting the ball. We haven’t shot the ball that bad in awhile,” Nice

cruised to the win to snap a two-game losing streak. Myrtle Point hit six 3pointers in the opening quarter and feasted on transition baskets off steals, coach Dave Larsen said. “We didn’t play well against Bandon,” he said. “We didn’t play well against Coquille. We were in a slump. “We had our best practice of the season last night. I was thinking, if we play like we just practiced, it’s probably going to be ugly. And it was.” Cooper Stateler and Taylor Fischer each hit six 3pointers while scoring 28 and 22 points, respectively. Jake Miller added 14 points. Thomas Nathan had 10 points, 10 assists, seven steals and five rebounds. Myrtle Point shot 13-for23 from 3-point range and 35-for-57 overall. Dustin Carter had 23 points and Jalen Robison added 13 for the Panthers. By Lou Sennick, The World Glide 44, Reedsport 42: The Wildcats edged the Coquille’s Nicole Romine, left, and Bandon’s Alana Hultin battle for control of the ball in the second half of their game in Bandon Friday night. Braves to avoid moving into a tie for last place in the league with Reedsport.

Skyline League Powers 55, Yoncalla 45: The Cruisers beat the leagueleading team for the second straight time at home, having earlier knocked Camas Valley out of first place. “It was a great team win for us,” Powers coach Matt Shorb said. “We’re playing pretty good basketball right now.” Jackson Stallard had 16 points and Tye Jackson added 14 for the Cruisers. Devin MacKensen had nine points and 18 rebounds. Zasch Van Loon had six 3pointers and scored a gamehigh 24 points for the Eagles. Powers offset Van Loon’s outside shooting with four 3pointers by Jackson, two by Austin Stallard and one by Clayton Stallard. “It was senior night, too,” Shorb said, referring to Clayton Stallard, Jaron MacDonald and Ron Zemke. “That made it more special.” Camas Valley 64, Pacific 25: The Pirates weren’t able to stop Camas Valley’s Theran Hunt and Ryan Gallagher, who finished with 17 and 22 respectively. Pacific was led by 10 points from Cole Krueutzer. The loss keep Pacific winless in the Skyline League with a record of 0-11. They play their final game at home against New Hope Christian today.

said. “We had plenty of looks, we didn’t knock them down. They knocked theirs down. At the end of the day, they shot the ball and they played better. If we have a good shooting night, it changes. But for whatever reason our shots quit falling.” On defense, Bandon switched to man-to-man in the fourth quarter, which opened up the middle for Edwards to hit the first seven points of the quarter for Coquille. Edwards’ own mini-run stretched the lead to 50-42, essentially putting Bandon away and clinching the win for Coquille. Edwards was sick with a stomach illness Thursday and had to miss practice, but Friday night being his last chance at a Sunset Conference title, the senior was going to rise to the occasion. “That was our whole season,” Edwards said after finishing with 14 points. “This is the biggest win of the season by far. I had to be a leader. I had to help out the younger guys and once I got going, all the younger guys helped out too.” While Coquille will travel to Gold Beach to close out its season Tuesday before starting its postseason at home, Bandon will host Glide, looking ahead to its own playoff game, which now likely will come on the road.

Choi sets course record MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — South Korea’s Chella Choi set a new course record with a 10-under 62 and took a share of the lead after the third round of the Women’s Australian Open on Saturday. A day after Sweden’s Anna Nordqvist broke the women’s course record with a 64 at the par-72 Victoria Golf Club, Choi eclipsed that mark with two eagles and

seven birdies. Choi, who started the day eight shots behind overnight leader Caroline Hedwall of Sweden, was tied for first with 17-year-old Australian amateur Minjee Lee at 13 under 203. “It’s the first time I’ve ever had two eagles in a round,” Choi said. “I don’t know why I have 10 under today, it was just amazing.”

Coquille girls dominate Tigers THE WORLD

Coquille’s girls jumped out to a 42-17 halftime lead and beat Bandon 70-28 in a Sunset Conference game Friday, bouncing back from a loss to rival Myrtle Point three days earlier. Maddy Grant had 14 points to lead a balanced Coquille attack. Ashley Thompson scored 11, Tara Edwards 10, Nicole Romine nine and Katie Davidson and Marina Wilson eight each. “Every win’s a big win,” Coquille coach Tim GeDeros said. “We slowed our offense down and executed and were a little more patient.” Coquille is tuning up for the Class 3A playoffs and adjusting to life without injured post player Kaitlyn Hyatt. The Red Devils have one more tuneup, Tuesday at Gold Beach, before the playoffs, when they will have a road game. Ally Richert led the Tigers with nine points in the losing effort. Bandon finishes the season against league champion Glide on Tuesday. Myrtle Point 44, Gold Beach 28: The Bobcats kept their playoff hopes alive by overcoming a slow start with tough defense to beat the visiting Panthers. Myrtle Point now faces another door-die game Tuesday at Reedsport. Myrtle Point trailed 11-6 after the first quarter before clamping down on Gold Beach the rest of the way. “From the second quarter on, we played great defense,” Myrtle Point coach Marty Stallard said. Morgan Newton had 16 points to lead Myrtle Point’s offense. “We got better as the game went on,” Stallard said. “We kept being persistent and patient and we started attacking the basket.” Hailey Timeus had 10 points for Gold Beach, which would have locked up a playoff spot with a win and now also awaits the outcome of Tuesday’s game in Reedsport, where a Myrtle Point win would set up a tiebreaker procedure to break a three-way tie among the hybrid league’s three Class 2A schools.

Girls Recap

SWIMMING From Page B1 Bennett and teammate Cassie Dallas lead a North Bend team that also is in the mix. “I’ve been looking forward to finals all week,” Dallas said. “Everybody has good lanes,” Dallas said of the results of qualifying by the Bulldogs Friday. Bennett is among the favorites in the 100 and 200 freestyle and Dallas had the top qualifying times Friday in the 200 individual medley and 100 breaststroke. In the latter, she battles Brownell and St. Mary’s teammates Olivia Dow and Grace Jovanovic in what likely will be a tight finish. “It will be a really good race,” Dallas said. “It’s really fun having somebody next to you.” “It will be exciting,” Brownell said. “That’s what makes swimming fun.” The top teams also will be in tight races in the relays, starting with the opening event today, the 200 medley relay, which likely will be a preview for the state final in the same race a week from now. Meanwhile, perhaps the best individual girl, Breanna Sapienza, is on one of the other teams, Cascade Christian.

Glide 50, Reedsport 36: The league-champion Wildcats pulled away from a tight game by outscoring the Braves 15-5 in the fourth quarter to stay perfect in league play. Kali Vickery had 10 points to lead the Wildcats, who can finish a perfect league season with a win at Bandon. Kayla Doane had 20 points for the Braves.

Far West League North Bend 40, Douglas 36: The Bulldogs made clutch plays down the stretch to beat Douglas for their second home win, helping crosstown rival Marshfield in the process. “I was very pleased with our effort tonight,” North Bend coach Eric Metcalf said. “The girls played really hard. They certainly deserved to win.” Douglas took a one-point lead on a 3pointer in the final minute, but Alex Wilkinson put North Bend back in front with a 3-pointer and the Bulldogs held on. Wilkinson and Codi Wallace had 11 points each for North Bend. But Metclaf was more thrilled with his defense. “We had 17 steals on the night,” he said. “The other great stat is we only had nine turnovers in the game. Our point guards, Hailey Finnigan and Kadie Forderer, did an outstanding job taking care of the basketball.” Metcalf also heralded Finnigan’s defense against Douglas guard Ally Schofield, who had four 3-pointers in the first quarter of the first game with the Trojans. Schofield didn’t get a shot attempt Friday. Hobson, meanwhile, played great defense against Alex Richey when North Bend used a triangle-and-two defense. Richey still had 10 points, but none in that defense, Metcalf said. Wilkinson and Hobson combined for 15 points and eight steals. Katherine Miller led Douglas with 16 points. North Bend’s win gives Marshfield third place in the final league standings unless Douglas can somehow upset top-ranked Sutherlin in the final game of the regular season. Marshfield 62, South Umpqua 16: The Pirates dominated from the start in their home finale, outscoring

the Lancers 28-6 in the first half. “We were ready to play,” Marshfield coach Bruce Bryant said. “We put a little bit of pressure on them. That helped. We got back on defense and limitSee related photos at ed their looks at www.theworldlink.com. the basket. And we rebounded well.” Marshfield also had balanced scoring. Baily Garrett finished with 14 points, Tracee Scott had 13, Katelyn Rossback added 11 and Jade Chavez scored nine. “We had a lot of sharing of the basketball,” Bryant said. “We’ve been looking for that all season. “It’s a good confidence builder. It’s a good game to finish at home with.” Brookings-Harbor 71, Siuslaw 38: The Bruins locked up sole possession of second place with the home win over the Vikings.

Skyline League Pacific 34, Camas Valley 31: The Pacific girls team was able to come away with a big win Friday, topping Skyline League foe Camas Valley. “I thought we played really good defense,” Pacific coach Ben Stallard said. “When you can shoot 11-for-58 and still win, you have to be proud of your defense.” Pacific was led by Riley Engdahl, who finished with a team-high 15 points despite being keyed in on by a box-andone defense. “I probably don’t say enough what a stud Riley Engdahl is,” Stallard said. Yoncalla 44, Powers 25: The Cruisers trailed by just one at halftime, but then failed to score in the third quarter as the league-leading Eagles pulled away for the win. “We couldn’t make a bucket in the second half,” Powers coach Ben Baldwin said. Rebecca Standley had 10 points to lead the Cruisers, who finish the regular season at Elkton tonight. Karen Wickman led Yoncalla with 15 points, while Abby Lions had 12 and Brianne Joslyn 10. Baldwin said Chelsie Fandel did a nice job limiting Joslyn’s scoring during the contest.

She cruised to the top seeds in the 50 freestyle and 100 butterfly Friday. “I was just going to swim nice and smooth,” she said, after finishing just slower than her own meet record in the latter event. “I’m pretty happy with the results.” By Alysha Beck, The World In the final North Bend’s Cassie Dallas slices through the water in the breaststroke during a pretoday, she aims to liminary round of the 200 individual medley at the District 4 swim meet Friday. improve on her meet record in the and will be in the top heat. best we can do.” butterfly. The boys meet likely will The Lions saw their Like a lot of the swim- be a showdown between chances improve when a mers, she doesn’t mind the Phoenix and Cottage Grove. bunch of new swimmers at drive over from Medford for The Pirates won last year, the start of the year have the district meet at North and expect another good bat- improved to where they will Bend each year. tle today. score points today. “I like it here,” she said. “Generally, we think of “I feel that our team has “The atmosphere is really Cottage Grove as our big gotten a lot better since we lively.” rivals,” said Ethan Shepherd started at the start of the The loudest the pool got of Phoenix, who had the top year,” Leczel said. Friday was for a race with just time in both sprints Friday. Among the local swimtwo swimmers. Shepherd likes his team’s mers, North Bend’s Karl North Bend’s Jordyn chances today. Stuntzner-Gibson had the Johnson and Marshfield’s “We have good depth,” he biggest day, dominating both Tori Tavernier tied for sixth said. “We have good players the 200 and 500 freestyle place in the 100 freestyle and in the field.” prelims. needed a swim-off to deterCottage Grove hopes to “I felt I made good mine which would be in the reverse the results from last progress,” he said, after postfinal heat today. year. ing good times while saving Swimmers from both “ We we re a l l rea l ly up energy for the finals today. teams lined the edge and end unhappy last year,” Cottage “I tried not to go too of the pool screaming Grove senior Caleb Leczel hard,” Stuntzner-Gibson throughout, and both ath- said after posting the best said. “Tomorrow’s the real letes responded, dropping times in the 200 individual competition day.” more than a second off their medley and 100 breastThe finals today begin at times from the original race stroke Friday. “We wanted noon. Admission is $5 for — Johnson ended up faster to come back and do the adults and $2 for students.


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Once traded for Nolan Ryan, Jim Fregosi dies ATLANTA (AP) — Jim Fregosi’s big league career got off to a real quiet start. His first three at-bats, as a teenager for the expansion Los Angeles Angels, he hit grounders back to perennial Gold Glove pitcher Jim Kaat. Over the next half-century, Fregosi made a lot more noise in majors. Fregosi, a six-time All-Star shortstop who went to manage the Angels to their first playoff appearance and guide the rowdy 1993 Philadelphia Phillies into the World Series, died Friday after an apparent stroke. He was 71. Popular on and off the field, full of opinions and an outsized personality, Fregosi could argue with the best of ‘em. He could also laugh at himself, and would poke fun at his part in

one of baseball’s most-lopsided trades — the deal that sent him to the New York Mets for a young, wild pitcher named Nolan Ryan. The Atlanta Braves said they were notified by a family member that Fregosi died early Friday in Miami, where he was hospitalized after the apparent stroke while on a cruise with baseball alumni. Fregosi ended more than 50 years in baseball as a special assistant to Braves general manager Frank Wren. “Jim played a vital role in our club over the last 13 years,” Wren said Friday. “As a senior adviser he was someone you could always pick up the phone and get a feel for the players in the game. He covered all 30 teams for us and was such a positive, knowledgeable resource. He lit up a room and had just great

relationships throughout the game. “When I first became GM, one of the things that made the transition so easy was having Jim as close as a phone call for advice and help or encouragement.” Braves president John Schuerholz said the team would find a way to honor Fregosi this season. “He gave a lot to the game no matter what uniform he was in, no matter whether he was a player, a coach or a scout,” Schuerholz said. “Some people say he could have managed again right now. He was so smart and knew the game so well. I agree with that.” Schuerholz said Fregosi “didn’t grow into this personality. I think he was born with it. I think he had that personality when he was born.” Along with the Phillies and

Angels — where he was reunited with Ryan and made the playoffs in 1979 — Fregosi managed the Chicago White Sox and Toronto. He took over the White Sox in the middle of the 1986 season after Tony La Russa was fired, and was hired by the Blue Jays after manager Tim Johnson was dismissed during spring training in 1999 for lying about his military service record. Phillies president David Montgomery said the team and others in baseball “lost a dear friend.” “He’ll be remembered for his vibrant personality, wisdom and love of the game,” Montgomery said in a statement. “Our deepest sympathy is extended to his widow, Joni, daughters Nikki, Lexy and Jennifer and sons Robert and Jim.” Giants general manager Brian

Sabean said Fregosi’s death “leaves a hole in the unique fabric of our great game. He was a great friend and mentor to so many, no matter what hat he wore.” “He was a one-of-a-kind baseball lifer,” he said. Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig spoke of Fregosi’s widespread relationships in the game. “The outpouring of support in recent days illustrates the vast respect that Jim earned in a great baseball life,” Selig said in a statement. Fregosi was an infielder in the majors from 1961 to 1978, hitting .265 with 151 homers and 706 RBIs. His best seasons came with the Angels. In 15 seasons as a manager, he posted a 1,028-1,094 record.

Scoreboard On The Air Today Olympics — NBC (delayed): 3 p.m., short track speedskating (women’s 1,500), cross country skiing, skeleton (men’s final); 8 p.m., alpine skiing (women’s super-G), ski jumping, short-track speedskating). NBC Sports Network (live): 9 a.m., men’s hockey (Suitzerland vs. Czech Republic).USA Network (live): 9 a.m., men’s hockey (Sweden vs. Latvia). CNBC (delayed): 2 p.m., women’s curling (United States vs. Sweden). Men’s Co ll ege Basketball — Memphis at Connecticut, 9 a.m., ESPN; Virginia at Clemson, 9 a.m., ESPN2; Pittsburgh at North Carolina, 10 a.m., CBS; Virginia Commonwealth at St. Louis, 11 a.m., ESPN; Oklahoma at Oklahoma State, 11 a.m., ESPN2; DePaul at Providence, 11 a.m., Root Sports; Xavier at Marquette, 1 p.m., Fox; Indiana at Purdue, 1 p.m., ESPN; Tennessee at Missouri, 1 p.m., ESPN2; Pepperdine at Portland, 1 p.m., Root Sports; Maryland at Duke, 3 p.m., ESPN; Georgia State at Troy, 3 p.m., ESPN2; Miami at Virginia Tech, 3 p.m., Root Sports; BYU at St. Mary’s, 5 p.m., ESPN2; Loyola Marymount at Gonzaga, 5 p.m., Root Sports; Florida at Kentucky, 6 p.m., ESPN; Colorado State at Fresno State, 7 p.m., Root Sports; San Diego at Pacific, 9 p.m., Root Sports. Women’s College Basketball — Middle Tennessee State at Florida Atlantic, 9 a.m., Root Sports. NBA Basketball — 2014 All-Star Saturday Night, 5:30 p.m., TNT. Auto Racing — NASCAR Sprint CUp Daytona 500 practice, 7:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., Fox Sports 1; NASCAR Sprint Unlimitted, 5 p.m., Fox Sports 1. Golf — PGA Tour Northern Tust Open, 10 a.m., Golf Channel, and noon, CBS; LPGA Tour Women’s Australian Open, 2 p.m., Golf Channel; European Tour Africa Open, 2:30 a.m., Golf Channel; Champions Tour Ace Group Classic, noon, Golf Channel. Sunday, Feb. 16 Olympics — NBC (delayed): 3 p.m., cross country skiing (4x10km relay), snowboarding; 7 p.m., figure skating (ice dancing), alpine skiing, snowboarding, bobsled; 11:30 p.m., biathlon (men’s 15km mass start), figure skating. NBC Sports Network (live): midnight, men’s curling (United States vs. Canada); 2 a.m., cross country skiing (men’s relay), 4 a.m., men’s hockey (United States vs. Slovenia); 7 a.m., figure skating (short dance); 11 a.m., biathlon (men’s 15km mass start). USA (live): midnight, men’s hockey (Austria vs. Norway); 4:30 a.m., men’s hockey (Russia vs. Slovakia), 9 a.m., men’s hockey (Finland vs. Canada). MSNBC (live): 2 a.m., women’s curling (United States vs. Canada). Auto Racing — Daytona 500 qualifying, 10 a.m., Fox. NBA Basketball — All-Star Game, 5 p.m., TNT. Men’s College Basketball — Wisconsin at Michigan, 10 a.m., CBS; Oregon state at Oregon, noon, Fox Sports 1; Villanova at Creighton, 2 p.m., Fox Sports 1; Rutgers at Louisville, 3 p.m., ESPN2; Georgetown at St. John’s, 5 p.m., Fox Sports 1. Women’s College Basketball — Kentucky at Tennessee, 10 a.m., ESPN; Baylor at Texas, 10 a.m., Fox Sports 1; Syracuse at Boston College, 10 a.m., Root Sports. Golf — PGA Tour Northern Tust Open, 10 a.m., Golf Channel, and noon, CBS; LPGA Tour Women’s Australian Open, 2 p.m., Golf Channel; European Tour Africa Open, 2:30 a.m., Golf Channel; Champions Tour Ace Group Classic, noon, Golf Channel. Monday, Feb. 17 Olympics — NBC (delayed): 3 p.m., biathlon (women), snwobowding, freestyle skiing; 8 p.m., figure skating (ice dancing), freestyle skiing, ski jumping; 1 a.m., bobsled, figure skating. NBC Sports Network (live): midnight, women’s curling (United States vs. Korea); 4 a.m, hockey (women’s semifinals); 7 a.m., figure skating (free dance); 10:30 a.m., ski jumping (men’s team large hill), biathlon (women’s 12.5km mass start). USA (live): 2 a.m., men’s curling (United States vs. Switzerland); 9 a.m., hockey (women’s semifinal) Men’s College Basketball — North Carolina at Florida State, 4 p.m., ESPN; Delaware at Towson, 4 p.m., NBC Sports Network; Oklahoma State at Baylor, 6 p.m., ESPN. Women’s College Basketball — Maryland at Duke, 4 p.m.,E SPN2; Georgia Tech at Notre Dame, 4 p.m., Root Sports.

Local Schedule Today H i g h S c h o o l G i r l s B a s k e t b a l l — Skyline League: New Hope Christian at Pacific, 6 p.m.; Powers at Elkton, 6 p.m. H i g h S c h o o l B o y s B a s k e t b a l l — Skyline League: New Hope Christian at Pacific, 7:30 p.m.; Powers at Elkton, 7:30 p.m. High School Swimming — Marshfield and North Bend at district meet, North Bend, noon. Women’s College Basketball — Chemeketa at SWOCC, 2 p.m. Men’s College Basketball — Chemeketa at SWOCC, 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16 No local events scheduled. Monday, Feb. 17 No local events scheduled.

High School Results BASKETBALL GIRLS

Far West League League W L 10 0 8 2 7 4 5 5 3 8 2 8 1 9

Sutherlin Brookings-Harbor Marshfield Douglas Siuslaw North Bend South Umpqua Friday’s Scores Marshfield 62, South Umpqua 16 North Bend 40, Douglas 36 Brookings-Harbor 71, Siuslaw 38

Overall W L 19 0 17 2 15 7 9 10 5 16 4 15 2 19

Marshfield 62, South Umpqua 16 South Umpqua 2 4 8 2 — 16 Marshfield 16 12 22 12 — 62 SOUTH UMPQUA (16): Kaysaundra Maunu 7, Shelby Boyd 3 Christina Kelley 3, Rory Petterson 3, Kristin Beebe, Madison Castro, Mackenzie Davis, Heylea Lowell, Linzee Maunu, Emellee

Mueller, Simona Rickenmann, Chanel Stewart, Caitlynn Telford. MARSHFIELD (62): Baily Garrett 14, Tracee Scott 13, Katelyn Rossback 11, Jade Chavez 9, Savannah Thurman 5, Desi Guirado 4, Samantha Stevens 4, Carli Clarkson 2, Kelsey Jackson.

North Bend 40, Douglas 36 Douglas 11 8 5 12 — 36 North Bend 8 11 10 11 — 40 DOUGLAS (36): Katherine Miller 16, Alex Richey 10, Justine Bringhurst 5, Taylor Holcomb 3, Darian Mitchell 2, Jean Reitmann, Dallas Rincon, Ally Schofield. NORTH BEND (40): Codi Wallace 11, Alex Wilkinson 11, Gabby Hobson 8, Hailey Finnigan 5, Kadie Forderer 5, Shalah Collicott, Lindsey Henson.

Sunset Conference League W L 11 0 7 4 5 6 5 6 5 6 0 11

Glide Coquille Gold Beach Myrtle Point Reedsport Bandon Friday’s Scores Coquille 70, Bandon 28 Myrtle Point 44, Gold Beach 28 Glide 50, Reedsport 36

Overall W L 19 3 15 8 10 10 11 9 9 11 2 16

Coquille 70, Bandon 28 17 25 17 11 — 70 Coquille 6 11 1 10 — 28 Bandon COQUILLE (70): Maddy Grant 14, Ashley Thompson 11, Tara Edwards 10, Nicole Romine 9, Katie Davidson 8, Marina Wilson 8, Darian Wilson 6, Esabella Mahlum 3, Cianna Duble 1, Makala Edgar, Tori Renard. BANDON (28): Ally Richert 9, Raelyn Freitag 4, Kori Nemec 4, Krista Peters 4, Liza Skeie 4, Savannah Williams 3, Dani Cox, Alanna Hultin, Salcido, Rowan Reimer, Bianca Salcido.

Myrtle Point 44, Gold Beach 28 Gold Beach 11 7 5 5 — 28 6 8 13 17 — 44 Myrtle Point GOLD BEACH (28): Hailey Timeus 10, Eliza Lander 9, Morrgain Clifford 7, Savanna Rucker 2, Mariah Bennett, Heidi Hancock. MYRTLE POINT (44): Morgan Newton 16, Grace Hermann 8, Bethany Meyer 7, Lyndzi Robbins 7, Karissa Henshaw 6, Aby Acuna, Marissa Dollarhyde, Christynn Evans, Amanda Harris, Madison McNeely, Alex Miller.

Glide 50, Reedsport 36 Reedsport 10 13 8 5 — 36 Glide 17 11 7 15 — 50 REEDSPORT (36): Kayla Doane 20, Gabby White 7, Alex Glover 3, Alicia Osorio 3, Evee Kessler 2, Ruby Cardoso 1, Destany Anderson, Bailey Tymchuk. GLIDE (50): Kali Vickery 10, Hayley Livingston 9, Alicia Hatley 8, Danielle Marlow 6, Elle Rappé 5, Shelby Fummerton 4, Heather Graham 4, Siera Mauro 4, Mikayla Moyers.

Skyline League League W L Yoncalla 11 1 Elkton 10 1 New Hope 5 6 Powers 5 6 Pacific 4 7 UVC 3 8 Camas Valley 1 10 Friday’s Scores Pacific 34, Camas Valley 31 Yoncalla 44, Powers 25 Elkton 43, New Hope 34

Overall W L 16 7 15 6 13 9 6 6 5 12 9 9 5 16

Yoncalla 44, Powers 25 Yoncalla 4 14 14 12 — 44 Powers 8 9 0 8 — 25 YONCALLA (44): Karen Wickman 15, Abby Lions 12, Brianne Joslyn 10, Salista Williams 6, Michaela Stevens 1, Mariah Bradshaw, Alyssa Lonsinger, Dori Shobert, Sonya Walker, Emily Wickman. POWERS (25): Rebecca Standley 10, Emilie Fandel 7, Chelsie Fandel 4, Kay Martinez 2, Elizabeth Standley 2, Riley Baldwin, Riley Middlebrook, Kylee Morgan, Sierra Sotela.

Pacific 34, Camas Valley 31 Pacific 7 7 11 9 — 34 8 8 5 10 — 31 Camas Valley PACIFIC (34): Riley Engdahl 15, Brittany Figueroa 7, Autumn Althof 6, Marina Byrne 5, Jessica Martinez 1, Alecia Finley, Andee Keeler. CAMAS VALLEY (31): Whitney Lindsay 16, Ciara Colvin 7, Nicole Lewis 6, Marisa Williams 2, Jessica Plummer, Jaden McIntire, Charity Krissie. BOYS

Far West League League W L 10 1 8 2 7 3 6 4 3 7 2 9 0 10

Marshfield Sutherlin North Bend Brookings-Harbor South Umpqua Siuslaw Douglas Friday’s Scores Marshfield 56, South Umpqua 41 North Bend 45, Douglas 23 Brookings-Harbor 60, Siuslaw 46

Overall W L 14 9 15 5 14 7 13 6 9 10 6 14 1 17

Marshfield 56, South Umpqua 41 South Umpqua 10 10 1 10 — 31 Marshfield 17 8 17 14 — 56 SOUTH UMPQUA (31): Erik Johnson 14, Marcus Loper 5, Cody Gray 4, Alex Thompson 4, Nathan Thompson 4, DJ Holloway 2, Sam Gulliford 1, Trevor Duffy, Alex Kelley, Bryce O’Dowd, Paxton Sisco. MARSHFIELD (56): Hunter Olson 16, Rylee Trendell 10, Kody Dean 9, Jake Miles 7, Austin Howerton 5, Andrew Sharp 4, Juan Caballero 3, Ty Bunnell 2, Kasey Banks, Scott Clough, Justin Cooper, Malio Favalora, John Hampton, Vincent Tine.

North Bend 45, Douglas 23 Douglas 10 5 5 3 — 23 North Bend 13 15 9 8 — 45 DOUGLAS (23): Cade Cloughton 8, Brandon Stewart 8, Levi Copenhaver 3, Christian Osborne 2, Austin Porter 2, Houston Haber, Triston Garnett, John Dancer, Isaac Morgan, Tyler Gillespie. NORTH BEND (45): Matt Woods 15, Levi Rider 8, Drew Matthews 6, Luke Lucero 5, Ty Roane 5, Ryan Wirth 2, Neal Rose 2, Tyler Wallace 2, Willie Mahr, Trey Woods, Brody Lucero.

Sunset Conference League W L 9 2 9 2 8 3 3 8 3 8 1 10

Bandon Coquille Myrtle Point Gold Beach Glide Reedsport Friday’s Scores Coquille 59, Bandon 49 Myrtle Point 88, Gold Beach 52 Glide 44, Reedsport 42

Overall W L 15 3 16 7 16 5 8 12 4 18 2 19

Coquille 59. Bandon 49 Coquille 11 18 14 16 — 59 Bandon 18 7 12 12 — 49 BANDON (49): Tristian Davidson 17, Logan Shea 15, Evan Henson 10, Shawn Peters 4, Quentin Coomer 3, Mason Berry, Jon Willhite. COQUILLE (59): Joe Scolari 21, Terrence Edwards 14, Drew Piburn 8, Kai Griggs 6, Austin Layton 4, Brayden Schmitt 4, Brandon Bowen 2.

Myrtle Point 88, Gold Beach 52 Gold Beach 13 13 10 16 — 52 Myrtle Point 32 16 20 20 — 88 GOLD BEACH (52): Dustin Carter 23, Jalen Robison 13, Garrett Dolan 6, Raef Williams 4, Brandon Hensley 2, Dakota Hensley 2, Justin Jacobs 2, Mauricio Boydston, Jacob Carpenter. MYRTLE POINT (88): Cooper Stateler 28, Taylor Fischer 22, Jake Miller 14, Thomas Nathan 10, Kenden Findley 6, Billy Strain 6, Tristan Mussatti 2, Kelly Caffey, Josh Rangel, Ryan Sears.

Skyline League League W L Yoncalla 9 3 8 3 Camas Valley 8 3 Elkton Powers 6 5 4 7 New Hope UVC 4 7 0 11 Pacific Friday’s Scores Powers 55, Yoncalla 45 Camas Valley 64, Pacific 25 Elkton 65, New Hope 55

Overall W L 15 8 15 7 12 8 10 8 7 15 10 9 1 17

Powers 55, Yoncalla 45 Yoncalla 9 8 15 13 — 45 Powers 6 18 18 13 — 55 YONCALLA (45): Zach Van Loon 24, Will Shaw 8, Joe Keller 7, Gavin Russell, Jason Ellis 2, Michael Stevens, Tyler Gustafson 2, Wyatt Van Loon 2. POWERS (55): Jackson Stallard 16, Tye Jackson 14, Devin MacKensen 9, Austin Stallard 6, Jaron MacDonald 5, Clayton Stallard 5, Sean Martinez, Ron Zemke.

Camas Valley 64, Pacific 25 6 4 8 1 — 25 Pacific Camas Valley 22 11 19 12 — 64 PACIFIC (25): Cole Kreutzer 10, Tanner Colton 4, Ethan Cline 3, Garrett Phillips 2, Cameron Brock 2, Acer Nye 2, Angel Lopez. CAMAS VALLEY (64): Ryan Gallagher 22, Theran Hunt 17, Caleb Lindsay 7, Stephen Grove 6, Matt Thompson 4, Weston Tilton 3, Matt Lay 2, Richard Powell 2, Kelsey Moniz 1.

SWIMMING Class 4A-3A-2A-1A District Meet At North Bend Preliminary results. All scoring in finals today. Results include top 18 in each event. Teams include Cascade Christian, Cottage Grove, Henley, Hidden Valley, Klamath Union, Marshfield, Mazama, North Bend, North Valley, Phoenix and St. Mary’s. GIRLS 200 Medley Relay — 1. Saint Marys (Alyse Darnall, Andrea Dow, Olivia Dow, Grace Jovanovic), 1:57.22; 2. North Bend (Madysen Hannah, Cassie Dallas, Alyssa Bennett, Liliana Bennett), 1:57.90; 3. Henley (Lexi Healy, Haley Steiner, Aunika Torres, Jenny Kirschner), 1:58.73; 4. Marshfield (Bridget McCarthy, Shaylyn Brownell, Alyssa Hedgpeth, Elyse Trendell), 2:00.92; 5. Phoenix (Kylee Burks, Lauren Speaks, Emily Samudio, Tiona Hurd), 2:01.69; 6. Cottage Grove (Tori Raade, Rose Witt, Clover Rudicel, Molly Anderson), 2:20.13; 7. North Valley (Amy Wilkinson, Aylee Capetz, Avery Beckius, Brianna Anders), 2:22.57; 8. Klamath Union (Andrea Gettman, Taylor Willrett, Kari Woodward, Lizzie Brown), 2:22.95; 9. Cascade Christian (Taylor Williams, Rebecca May, Breanna Sapienza, Mariah Tarr), 2:27.59; 10. Mazama (Sydney Allison, Samara Allred, Jordan Adams, Laura Flocchini), 2:33.61; 11. Hidden Valley (Taylor Wilkins, Danielle Parris, Haley Notter, Adrianne Still), 2:33.64. 2 0 0 F r e e st y l e — 1. Alyssa Bennett, NB, 2:02.05; 2. Jenny Kirschner, Hen, 2:02.34; 3. Kayla Sparkman, Mar, 2:11.92; 4. Tori Raade, CG, 2:14.66; 5. Asha Huffman, Mar, 2:21.56; 6. Jordan Adams, Maz, 2:23.43; 7. Avery Beckius, NV, 2:29.22; 8. Hannah Delgado, Mar, 2:32.01; 9. Danielle Parris, HV, 2:36.89; 10. Taylor Wilkins, HV, 2:38.10; 11. Emma Meyers, CG, 2:41.80; 12. Shaelynn Brierley, NB, 2:43.52; 13. Katie Duffie, Pho, 2:44.01; 14. Cindy Reed, KU, 2:46.38; 15. Brittany White, Hen, 2:47.61; 16. Hayley McInnis, Hen, 2:52.24; 17. Hayley Bricco, Hen, 2:54.28; 18. Laura Flocchini, Maz, 2:54.60. 200 Individual Medley — 1. Cassie Dallas, NB, 2:14.58; 2. Grace Jovanovic, SM, 2:18.37; 3. Shaylyn Brownell, Mar, 2:18.61; 4. Haley Steiner, Hen, 2:20.94; 5. Bridget McCarthy, Mar, 2:22.99; 6. Aunika Torres, Hen, 2:24.89; 7. Lauren Speaks, Pho, 2:26.74; 8. Liliana Bennett, NB, 2:30.32; 9. Madysen Hannah, NB, 2:40.82; 10. Krista Morgan, Hen, 2:42.84; 11. Clover Rudicel, CG, 2:46.67; 12. Sylvia Davis, Hen, 2:51.34; 13. Rose Witt, CG, 2:54.57; 14. Caitlin Hyde, NB, 3:05.76; 15. Hannah Kirk, Mar, 3:09.29; 16. Cassidy Devoe, Mar, 3:19.33. 50 Freestyle — 1. Breanna Sapienza, CC, 24.64; 2. Kylee Burks, Pho, 27.01; 3. Elyse Trendell, Mar, 27.12; 4. Lorin Alexander, Hen, 28.02; 5. Jordyn Johnson, NB, 28.76; 6. Tiona Hurd, Pho, 28.78; 7. Andrea Dow, SM, 28.92; 8. Taylor Willrett, KU, 30.34; 10. Sophia Edelblute, CG, 31.86; 11. Amelia Phillips, CG, 32.00; 12. Bailey Code, SM, 32.15; 13. Andrea Gettman, KU, 32.21; 14. Breanna England, Mar, 32.24; 15. Lizzie Brown, KU, 32.38; 16. Haley Notter, HV, 32.52. 100 Butterfly — 1. Breanna Sapienza, CC, 55.63; 2. Aunika Torres, Hen, 1:04.68; 2. Olivia Dow, SM, 1:04.68; 4. Emily Samudio, Pho, 1:07.54; 5. Braelyn Swan, Hen, 1:08.60; 6. Alyssa Hedgpeth, Mar, 1:10.80; 7. Kaitlyn James, Mar,

1:16.32; 8. Krista Morgan, Hen, 1:20.08; 9. Jodi Mork, Mar, 1:20.56; 10. Avery Beckius, NV, 1:21.08; 11. Cheyenne McNeely, Mar, 1:23.97; 12. Emma Meyers, CG, 1:30.67; 13. Molly Anderson, CG, 1:31.74; 14. Aly Deen, Pho, 1:33.11; 15. Valentine Welch, Pho, 1:47.42. 100 Freestyle — 1. Alyse Darnall, SM, 55.12; 2. Alyssa Bennett, NB, 55.47; 3. Jenny Kirschner, Hen, 56.14; 4. Lexi Healy, Hen, 58.54; 5. Lorin Alexander, Hen, 59.96; 6. Jordyn Johnson, NB, 1:02.94; 7. Tori Tavernier, Mar, 1:03.62; 8. Tiona Hurd, Pho, 1:04.36; 9. Taylor Willrett, KU, 1:07.01; 10. Lizzie Brown, KU, 1:10.92; 11. Marianne Powell, SM, 1:11.58; 12. Breanna England, Mar, 1:11.90; 13. Christa Gibson, NB, 1:12.31; 14. Haley Notter, HV, 1:13.22; 15. Sophia Edelblute, CG, 1:14.72; 16. Bailey Code, SM, 1:14.81. 500 Freestyle — 1. Kayla Sparkman, Mar, 5:47.26; 2. Liliana Bennett, NB, 5:47.90; 3. Alissa McCord, NB, 5:56.27; 4. Tori Raade, CG, 5:57.04; 5. Braelyn Swan, Hen, 6:01.47; 6. Emily Samudio, Pho, 6:19.54; 7. Jordan Adams, Maz, 6:27.21; 8. Kari Woodward, KU, 6:36.41; 9. Kaitlyn James, Mar, 6:36.48; 10. Hannah Delgado, Mar, 6:42.30; 11. Rose Witt, CG, 6:42.44; 12. Amy Wilkinson, NV, 6:45.68; 13. Cheyenne McNeely, Mar, 7:05.03; 14. Danielle Parris, HV, 7:07.26; 15. Shaelynn Brierley, NB, 7:24.33; 16. Brianna Anders, NV, 7:41.38. 200 Freestyle Relay — 1. Saint Marys (Grace Jovanovic, Olivia Dow, Andrea Dow, Alyse Darnall), 1:46.68; 2. North Bend (Alyssa Bennett, Liliana Bennett, Jordyn Johnson, Cassie Dallas), 1:47.26; 3. Henley (Jenny Kirschner, Lorin Alexander, Haley Steiner, Lexi Healy), 1:47.32; 4. Marshfield (Asha Huffman, Kayla Sparkman, Elyse Trendell, Bridget McCarthy), 1:48.49; 5. Phoenix (Kylee Burks, Tiona Hurd, Emily Samudio, Lauren Speaks), 1:49.74; 6. North Valley (Amy Wilkinson, Aylee Capetz, Brianna Anders, Avery Beckius), 2:07.04; 7. Cascade Christian (Mariah Tarr, Rebecca May, Taylor Williams, Breanna Sapienza), 2:10.11; 8. Hidden Valley (Haley Notter, Adrianne Still, Danielle Parris, Taylor Wilkins), 2:11.41; 9. Cottage Grove (Amelia Phillips, Sabra Chambers, Sophia Edelblute, Madisen Kelty), 2:20.47; 10. Klamath Union (Taylor Mynear, Emily Pardon, Sklyer Culpepper, Cindy Reed), 2:25.54; 11. Mazama (Brittani Stocke, Hannah Lucht, Luise Gebhardt, Liz Ray), 2:52.63. 100 Backstroke — 1. Alyse Darnall, SM, 1:03.27; 2. Kylee Burks, Pho, 1:07.82; 3. Madysen Hannah, NB, 1:10.18; 4. Taylor Wilkins, HV, 1:15.61; 5. Jodi Mork, Mar, 1:16.32; 6. Amy Wilkinson, NV, 1:16.84; 7. Tori Tavernier, Mar, 1:22.20; 8. Andrea Gettman, KU, 1:24.52; 9. Brittany White, Hen, 1:25.13; 10. Amelia Phillips, CG, 1:25.51; 11. Cindy Reed, KU, 1:26.71; 12. Laura Flocchini, Maz, 1:28.70; 13. Sydney Allison, Maz, 1:29.11; 14. Bayley Christopher, NB, 1:29.62; 15. Taylor Williams, CC, 1:30.60; 16. Cassidy Devoe, Mar, 1:31.14; 17. Sabra Chambers, CG, 1:33.14; 18. Marianne Powell, SM, 1:37.33. 100 Breaststroke — 1. Cassie Dallas, NB, 1:10.08; 2. Shaylyn Brownell, Mar, 1:10.76; 3. Olivia Dow, SM, 1:11.76; 4. Grace Jovanovic, SM, 1:11.85; 5. Haley Steiner, Hen, 1:12.29; 6. Lauren Speaks, Pho, 1:12.55; 7. Alyssa Hedgpeth, Mar, 1:16.44; 8. Andrea Dow, SM, 1:20.76; 9. Alissa McCord, NB, 1:22.21; 10. Asha Huffman, Mar, 1:22.59; 11. Sylvia Davis, Hen, 1:24.76; 12. Kari Woodward, KU, 1:25.78; 13. Christa Gibson, NB, 1:27.21; 14. Caitlin Hyde, NB, 1:27.31; 15. Clover Rudicel, CG, 1:28.77; 16. Katie Duffie, Pho, 1:29.60; 17. Aly Deen, Pho, 1:31.66; 18. Aylee Capetz, NV, 1:33.49. 400 Freestyle Relay — 1. Marshfield (Kayla Sparkman, Elyse Trendell, Bridget McCarthy, Shaylyn Brownell), 3:56.77; 2. Henley (Lorin Alexander, Aunika Torres, Braelyn Swan, Lexi Healy), 4:02.54; 3. North Bend (Jordyn Johnson, Christa Gibson, Madysen Hannah, Alissa McCord), 4:31.47; 4. Cottage Grove (Tori Raade, Clover Rudicel, Molly Anderson, Sophia Edelblute), 4:42.58; 5. Klamath Union (Lizzie Brown, Andrea Gettman, Taylor Willrett, Kari Woodward), 4:49.78; 6. Mazama (Laura Flocchini, Sydney Allison, Samara Allred, Jordan Adams), 5:09.77; 7. Phoenix (Jocelyn Burks, Valentine Welch, Tiffany Mortenson, Katie Duffie), 5:10.43. BOYS 200 Medley Relay — 1. Cottage Grove (Sam Garrison, Logan Nash, Caleb Leczel, Ben Garrison), 1:45.74; 2. Phoenix (Nigel Leonis, Thomas Ward, Taylor Brown, Aaron Heard), 1:58.05; 3. Saint Marys (Steven Yan, Scott Younker, Dan Huth, Chris Ball), 1:59.21; 4. Marshfield (Spencer Fromm, Bill Fields, Caleb Kyllo, John Lahr), 2:01.41; 5. North Valley (Chase Lowe, Zac Brown, Jesse Cheely, Thomas Baldridge), 2:12.68; 6. Hidden Valley (Sawyer Stever, Joshua Baker, Reid Anderson, Tim Peckman), 2:14.11; 7. Mazama (Devon Wood, Shaedon Allison, Kurtis Stotts, Colby Lopez), 2:23.05; 8. Henley (Logan Collins, Jt Quiinnowsky, Nolan Owens, Michael Kraan), 2:25.76. 200 Freestyle — 1. Karl Stuntzner-Gibson, NB, 1:50.16; 2. Sam Garrison, CG, 1:55.62; 3. Spencer Fromm, Mar, 2:03.58; 4. Jarett Raade, CG, 2:07.44; 5. Danny Woodruff, NB, 2:11.24; 6. Aaron Heard, Pho, 2:12.32; 7. Jackson Keppen, Hen, 2:14.57; 8. Josh Ireland, CG, 2:16.05; 9. Brogan Bracelin, Mar, 2:19.41; 10. Brent Flynn, Pho, 2:21.86; 11. Eddie Metcalf, NB, 2:26.15; 12. Kasper Rasmussen, Mar, 2:30.76; 13. Kurtis Stotts, Maz, 2:32.56; 14. George Hill, Mar, 2:36.84; 15. Blake Preston, Hen, 2:39.65; 16. Logan Collins, Hen, 2:41.81; 17. Dyrin Larson, Hen, 2:48.03; 18. Jarred Peery, Pho, 2:59.36. 200 Individual Medley — 1. Caleb Leczel, CG, 2:02.37; 2. Logan Nash, CG, 2:08.27; 3. Dan Huth, SM, 2:08.74; 4. Amedee Kirkpatrick, NB, 2:20.70; 5. Bill Fields, Mar, 2:23.39; 6. Taylor Brown, Pho, 2:25.79; 7. Matthew Perry, NB, 2:29.86; 8. Thomas Ward, Pho, 2:30.58; 9. Brayden Heyer, Mar, 2:37.95; 10. Lane Koster, Mar, 2:47.15; 11. Jasper Schurman, Pho, 2:47.23; 12. Jesse Stringer, Mar, 3:12.86. 50 Freestyle — 1. Ethan Shepherd, Pho, 23.50; 2. Camas Rudicel, CG, 24.02; 3. Caleb McInnis, Hen, 24.80; 4. Nick Leiter, Pho, 25.18; 5. Scott Younker, SM, 25.75; 6. Christian Scaglione, CC, 25.83; 7. Brandon Barrington, Hen, 25.86; 8. Quentin Buckland, CG, 26.23; 9. Christopher Ball, SM, 26.90; 10. John Lahr, Mar, 27.06; 11. Zachary Lafoca, CG, 27.21; 12. Caydon Lofton, Mar, 27.31; 13. Anthony Ross, Mar, 27.61; 14. Kyle Ferguson, CC, 27.68; 15. Steven Yan, SM, 27.85; 16. Nolan McDaniel, Maz, 28.16; 17. Colby Lopez, Maz, 28.56; 18. Jesse Cheely, NV, 28.68. 100 Butterfly — 1. Ben Garrison, CG, 1:00.94; 2.

Danny Woodruff, NB, 1:04.67; 3. Caleb Kyllo, Mar, 1:07.04; 4. Ian Miller, CG, 1:07.50; 5. Eddie Stewart, Pho, 1:12.91; 6. Joshua Baker, HV, 1:13.47; 7. Eddie Metcalf, NB, 1:13.55; 8. Sawyer Stever, HV, 1:14.75; 9. Brent Flynn, Pho, 1:14.92; 10. Jack Larson, Mar, 1:21.26; 11. Victor Lahr, Mar, 1:29.14; 12. Johnny Najar, KU, 1:41.47; 13. Nathan Watt, Pho, 1:49.68. 100 Freestyle — 1. Ethan Shepherd, Pho, 52.93; 2. Caleb McInnis, Hen, 54.30; 3. Nick Leiter, Pho, 54.31; 4. Amedee Kirkpatrick, NB, 54.65; 5. Camas Rudicel, CG, 54.77; 6. David Richards, CG, 55.06; 7. Brandon Barrington, Hen, 57.79; 8. Quentin Buckland, CG, 58.37; 9. Matthew Perry, NB, 59.47; 10. Christopher Ball, SM, 1:00.23; 11. John Lahr, Mar, 1:01.03; 12. Anthony Ross, Mar, 1:01.32; 13. Reid Anderson, HV, 1:01.61; 14. Caydon Lofton, Mar, 1:02.67; 15. Steven Yan, SM, 1:02.90; 16. Bryce Roy, Pho, 1:03.29; 17. Zachary Lafoca, CG, 1:03.96; 18. Daniel Langlie, NB, 1:06.69. 500 Freestyle — 1. Karl Stuntzner-Gibson, NB, 4:56.70; 2. Spencer Fromm, Mar, 5:21.87; 3. Taylor Brown, Pho, 5:39.76; 4. Jarett Raade, CG, 5:40.12; 5. Nigel Leonis, Pho, 6:03.10; 6. Brogan Bracelin, Mar, 6:05.85; 7. Aaron Heard, Pho, 6:06.02; 8. Ian Miller, CG, 6:09.55; 9. Jack Larson, Mar, 6:38.72; 10. Jesse Cheely, NV, 6:47.99; 11. Nolan Owens, Hen, 7:00.52; 12. Kasper Rasmussen, Mar, 7:06.38. 200 Freestyle Relay — 1. Phoenix (Aaron Heard, Jasper Schurman, Nick Leiter, Ethan Shepherd), 1:40.63; 2. North Bend (Amedee Kirkpatrick, Danny Woodruff, Matthew Perry, Karl Stuntzner-Gibson), 1:42.22; 3. Henley (Brandon Barrington, Nolan Owens, Jackson Keppen, Caleb McInnis), 1:48.11; 4. Marshfield (Caleb Kyllo, John Lahr, Anthony Ross, Caydon Lofton), 1:48.98; 5. Mazama (Colby Lopez, Devon Wood, Nolan McDaniel, Kurtis Stotts), 1:54.97; 6. Hidden Valley (Joshua Baker, Jon Boyle, Reid Anderson, Sawyer Stever), 1:55.11; 7. North Valley (Thomas Baldridge, Zac Brown, Chase Lowe, Jesse Cheely), 1:58.66. 100 Backstroke — 1. Sam Garrison, CG, 58.61; 2. Ben Garrison, CG, 58.96; 3. David Richards, CG, 1:06.84; 4. Nigel Leonis, Pho, 1:09.72; 5. Sawyer Stever, HV, 1:09.99; 6. Bryce Roy, Pho, 1:10.28; 7. Chase Lowe, NV, 1:12.67; 8. Brayden Heyer, Mar, 1:15.90; 9. Kyle Ferguson, CC, 1:19.58; 10. Johan Robinson, Mar, 1:19.62; 11. Lane Koster, Mar, 1:20.98; 12. Logan Collins, Hen, 1:22.85; 13. Bryce Crawford, Pho, 1:25.64; 14. Gabriel Baumgarten, CC, 1:26.15; 15. Nathan Watt, Pho, 1:27.04; 16. George Hill, Mar, 1:29.52; 17. Logan Hurst, Hen, 1:32.44; 18. Tim Peckman, HV, 1:37.25. 100 Br eaststroke — 1. Caleb Leczel, CG, 1:02.80; 2. Logan Nash, CG, 1:04.10; 3. Dan Huth, SM, 1:08.71; 4. Scott Younker, SM, 1:10.20; 5. Christian Scaglione, CC, 1:10.28; 6. Bill Fields, Mar, 1:13.89; 7. Thomas Ward, Pho, 1:14.84; 8. Reid Anderson, HV, 1:17.16; 9. Jackson Keppen, Hen, 1:17.60; 10. Garrett McCarthy, Mar, 1:17.79; 11. Leon Wittern-Kochs, Mar, 1:19.36; 12. Joshua Baker, HV, 1:20.05; 13. Brandon Roy, Pho, 1:20.19; 14. Kurtis Stotts, Maz, 1:20.49; 15. Jasper Schurman, Pho, 1:20.74; 16. James Black, Mar, 1:21.27; 17. Josh Ireland, CG, 1:21.64; 18. Daniel Langlie, NB, 1:22.36. 400 Freestyle Relay — 1. Cottage Grove (Sam Garrison, Logan Nash, Caleb Leczel, Camas Rudicel), 3:34.47; 2. Phoenix (Taylor Brown, Nigel Leonis, Nick Leiter, Ethan Shepherd), 3:45.91; 3. North Bend (Amedee Kirkpatrick, Danny Woodruff, Matthew Perry, Karl StuntznerGibson), 3:47.32; 4. Henley (Michael Kraan, Logan Hurst, Dyrin Larson, Blake Preston), 3:59.03; 5. Marshfield (Brogan Bracelin, Caleb Kyllo, Bill Fields, Spencer Fromm), 4:01.71.

Pro Basketball NBA EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct Toronto 28 24 .538 24 27 .471 Brooklyn New York 20 32 .385 19 35 .352 Boston Philadelphia 15 39 .278 Southeast Division W L Pct 37 14 .725 Miami Atlanta 25 26 .490 Washington 25 27 .481 23 30 .434 Charlotte Orlando 16 38 .296 Central Division W L Pct Indiana 40 12 .769 Chicago 27 25 .519 22 30 .423 Detroit Cleveland 20 33 .377 Milwaukee 9 43 .173 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct 38 15 .717 San Antonio Houston 36 17 .679 Dallas 32 22 .593 29 23 .558 Memphis 23 29 .442 New Orleans Northwest Division W L Pct Oklahoma City 43 12 .782 Portland 36 17 .679 25 28 .472 Minnesota Denver 24 27 .471 Utah 19 33 .365 Pacific Division W L Pct 37 18 .673 L.A. Clippers Phoenix 30 21 .588 Golden State 31 22 .585 18 35 .340 L.A. Lakers 18 35 .340 Sacramento Thursday’s Games Chicago 92, Brooklyn 76 Oklahoma City 107, L.A. Lakers 103 Friday’s Games Rising Stars Challenge Team Hill 142, Team Webber 136 Sunday’s Game All-Star Game, 5 p.m.

GB — 31⁄2 8 10 14 GB — 12 1 12 ⁄2 15 221⁄2 GB — 13 18 1 20 ⁄2 31 GB — 2 1 6 ⁄2 1 8 ⁄2 141⁄2 GB — 51⁄2 1 16 ⁄2 161⁄2 22 GB — 5 5 18 18

Team Hill 142, Team Webber 136 T E A M H I L L ( 1 4 2 ) : Barnes 5-12 4-4 16, Drummond 12-21 6-8 30, Valanciunas 2-4 0-0 4, Beal 7-13 3-4 21, Lillard 6-14 0-0 13, Waiters 1014 7-8 31, Jones 7-10 0-0 14, Antetokounmpo 3-3 3-4 9, Mi.Plumlee 2-2 0-0 4. Totals 54-93 23-28 142. TEAM WEBBER (136): Olynyk 4-5 0-0 9, Sullinger 5-11 0-0 13, Davis 8-14 0-0 16, Oladipo 6-10 0-0 13, Carter-Williams 7-12 3-3 17, Burke 312 0-0 6, Adams 3-3 0-0 6, Hardaway Jr. 12-23 56 36, Ma.Plumlee 10-13 0-0 20. Totals 58-103 8-9 136.

Halftime—Team Hill 67-66. 3-Point goals— Team Hill 11-26 (Waiters 4-6, Beal 4-8, Barnes 25, Lillard 1-5, Valanciunas 0-1, Jones 0-1), Team Webber 12-42 (Hardaway Jr. 7-16, Sullinger 3-9, Olynyk 1-2, Oladipo 1-4, Carter-Williams 0-4, Burke 0-7). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Team Hill 59 (Drummond 25), Team Webber 31 (Davis 8). Assists—Team Hill 24 (Waiters 7), Team Webber 32 (Carter-Williams 9). Total fouls—Team Hill 9, Team Webber 15. A—14,727.

Hockey NHL EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic GP W L OT Pts GF GA 57 37 16 4 78 176 125 Boston Tampa Bay 58 33 20 5 71 168 145 Montreal 59 32 21 6 70 148 142 Toronto 60 32 22 6 70 178 182 Detroit 58 26 20 12 64 151 163 Ottawa 59 26 22 11 63 169 191 Florida 58 22 29 7 51 139 183 Buffalo 57 15 34 8 38 110 172 Metropolitan GP W L OT Pts GF GA Pittsburgh 58 40 15 3 83 186 138 N.Y. Rangers 59 32 24 3 67 155 146 Philadelphia 59 30 23 6 66 162 167 58 29 24 5 63 170 161 Columbus Washington 59 27 23 9 63 171 175 Carolina 57 26 22 9 61 144 158 New Jersey 59 24 22 13 61 135 146 N.Y. Islanders 60 22 30 8 52 164 200 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central GP W L OT Pts GF GA St. Louis 57 39 12 6 84 196 135 Chicago 60 35 11 14 84 207 163 Colorado 58 37 16 5 79 174 153 Minnesota 59 31 21 7 69 145 147 Dallas 58 27 21 10 64 164 164 Winnipeg 60 28 26 6 62 168 175 Nashville 59 25 24 10 60 146 180 Pacific GP W L OT Pts GF GA Anaheim 60 41 14 5 87 196 147 San Jose 59 37 16 6 80 175 142 Los Angeles 59 31 22 6 68 139 128 Phoenix 58 27 21 10 64 163 169 Vancouver 60 27 24 9 63 146 160 Calgary 58 22 29 7 51 137 179 Edmonton 60 20 33 7 47 153 199 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Friday’s Games No games scheduled, Olympic break

Transactions BASEBALL COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE — Suspended Atlanta C Orinn Sears 50 games for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. Named Justin Klemm director of instant replay. American League BOSTON RED SOX — Agreed to terms with OF Corey Brown on a minor league contract. CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with OF Michael Brantley on a four-year contract. SEATTLE MARINERS — Agreed to terms with RHP Fernando Rodney on a two-year contract and LHP Randy Wolf and RHP Zach Miner on minor league contracts. Placed OF Franklin Gutierrez on the restricted list. TEXAS RANGERS — Agreed to terms with RHP Tommy Hanson and 1B/DH Mitch Moreland on one-year contracts. Placed LHP Joseph Ortiz on the 60-day DL. TAMPA RAYS — Agreed to terms with LHP Erik Bedard on a minor league contract. National League ATLANTA BRAVES — Agreed to terms with RHP Julio Teheran on a six-year contract. CHICAGO CUBS — Agreed to terms with RHPs Jason Hammel and James McDonald on oneyear contracts. LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Named Jack McDowell manager of Ogden (Pioneer). Agreed to terms with OF Carlos Mosquera. MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Assigned RHP Donovan Hand outright to Nashville (PCL). PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Released RHP Chad Gaudin. PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Agreed to terms with LHP Yao-Hsun Yang on a minor league contract. WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Agreed to terms with RHP Josh Roenicke on a minor league contract. Traded RHP Nathan Karns to Tampa Bay for C Jose Lobaton, OF Drew Vettleson and LHP Felipe Rivero. Placed RHP Erik Davis on the 60day DL. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association HOUSTON ROCKETS — Reassigned F Robert Covington to Rio Grande Valley (NBADL). FOOTBALL National Football League DETROIT LIONS — Released WR Nate Burleson and S Louis Delmas. GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed TE Raymond Webber. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Signed TE Richard Gordon to a one-year contract. MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Named Evan Marcus strength and conditioning coach and Jeff Hurd assistant strength and conditioning coach. NEW YORK GIANTS — Announced the retirement of DE Dave Tollefson. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Signed OL Greg Van Roten to a reserve/future contract. SOCCER Major League Soccer CHIVAS USA — Signed M Thomas McNamara. COLUMBUS CREW — Signed D Ben Sweat and M Kingsley Baiden. FC DALLAS — Acquired F Andres Ramiro Escobar on loan from Dynamo Kiev (Ukraine). COLLEGE CINCINNATI — Named Marc Nudelberg tight ends coach and special teams coordinator. MEMPHIS — Suspended men’s basketball F Dominic Woodson indefinitely. OHIO — Named Scott Isphording offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach, Dave Johnson offensive line coach and elevated Chris Rodgers from operations assistant to director of football operations. OKLAHOMA STATE — Named Bob Connelly offensive line coach. PITTSBURGH — Named John Settle running backs coach. RICE — Signed football coach David Bailliff to a five-year contract. SOUTHERN CAL — Announced QB Max Wittek plans to transfer.


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David Stern elected into basketball Hall of Fame NEW ORLEANS (AP) — David Stern is going from the NBA commissioner’s office to the Hall of Fame. The recently retired Stern was elected Friday to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and will be enshrined with the class of 2014 on Aug. 8 in Springfield, Mass. Stern was on a ski trip to Colorado on Friday with his wife while the NBA was holding its first All-Star weekend without him in charge since 1983. New Commissioner Adam Silver and

many other league employees who worked under Stern attended the press conference. “I wanted to be here for David because I knew he wasn’t in New Orleans this weekend. Just to be here to share the experience and then relay it back to him what the feel in the room was,” said Silver, who worked under Stern since 1992. “As I said earlier, while David is a modest guy, I know he was moved by the fact this was all happening so quickly, and he has always told me he doesn’t like to reflect back sort of

on his life or his career, but this will certainly force him to. And I know this is an emotional moment for him and it’s an emotional moment for everybody who has worked with him over these years.” Alonzo Mourning, T im Hardaway, Mitch Richmond, Kevin Johnson and Spencer Haywood are hoping to be part of the class. They were chosen as finalists, with the full class to be unveiled April 7 during the NCAA Final Four. Hardaway and Richmond were teammates in Golden State and made up the Warriors’ “Run TMC”

trio along with Chris Mullin, who was elected to the Hall in 2011. Stern retired on Feb. 1 after exactly 30 years as commissioner, during which he brought the league to its greatest success. Jerry Colangelo, chairman of the Hall of Fame board, said the Hall hopes to have a special spot to display a tribute to Stern. “He deserves to be recognized in a huge way,” Colangelo said. Stern was elected by the contributors committee. Also directly elected to the Hall of Fame were Lithuania star Sarunas Marciulionis

by the international committee, former Indiana Pacers coach Bob “Slick” Leonard by the ABA committee, former New York Knicks player Nat “Sweetwater” Clifton by the early African-American pioneers committee, and former Temple star Guy Rodgers by the veterans committee. College coaches Eddie Sutton, Nolan Richardson and Gary Williams were also finalists, as were former women’s coach Harley Redin and the women’s team from Immaculata College, which won three straight national championships.

Tired Blazers slide into the All-Star break PORTLAND (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers are learning the hard part of rising to the top of the league is staying there. Portland limps into the All-Star Break having lost four of its last six games. While LaMarcus Aldridge makes his third All-Star appearance and Damian Lillard makes his first, the rest of the Blazers will get a much-needed break. It’s been clear that they’re fatigued. After a 2-2 road trip, the Blazers fell 98-92 at home Tuesday night to Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder, before losing 122-117 to the Clippers in Los Angeles on Wednesday night. After spending time this season atop the Western Conference, Portland is 36-17 and currently knotted in a three-way tie with Houston and the Clippers for third place, behind the Thunder and San Antonio. “It’s definitely not the way we wanted to end it,” Aldridge said following the loss to the Clippers. “We definitely wanted to be on better terms going into the break. But one thing about it is that we took care of business early. I knew there were going to be ups and downs this season, so luckily we put that cushion early where we’re still number three or number four in the West.” The Blazers got off to a surprising 24-5 start this season, the best record in the NBA at the time. A revamped roster and the fierce play of Aldridge and Lillard helped fuel the ascent. Last summer, the Blazers added a true center in Robin Lopez and a capable backup for Lillard in Mo Williams. Additionally, Portland found much-needed bench help with the addition of Thomas Robinson and Dorell Wright, as well as draft pick CJ McCollum. Aldridge has been having the best season of his career, averaging 23.9 points and 11.4 rebounds. He has 33 doubledoubles overall and set a new career high with 44 points in a victory over Denver last month. Even Blazers owner Paul Allen, who doesn’t often

publicly comment about the team, said he’s been impressed. “If you watch him out there, he’s so engaged in the games,” Allen said.“He’s taken on more of a leadership role. I think it’s evident in all aspects of his game.” Lillard, who isn’t being so taxed minutes-wise this season, is averaging 20.7 points and 5.7 assists. Even Lopez has emerged with career bests this season, averaging 10.7 points and 8.4 rebounds, with 19 double-doubles. In New Orleans for this year’s All-Star game, Aldridge credited the addition of Lopez for his own improvement. “It’s just growth, having the mindset to do it, and having Robin Lopez helps because he holds off his man, and he’s more about position in rebounds, so he’s always holding off his guy so I can go rebound better,” Aldridge said. Portland’s 36 wins are the fourth most at the All-Star break in team history, and the most since the Blazers won 38 before the 2000 All-Star game. “Nobody put us even in the playoff race. And then even myself, I projected number seven. So, you know, we’re not satisfied. But to be number four in the West right now, not shooting the ball well, and to come into the season with everybody not even thinking about us. We’re not in a bad spot right now,” Aldridge said. There are 29 games left for the Blazers to solidify their return to the playoffs for the first time since 2011, when they got eliminated in the first round by Dallas. Portland plays seven of its next eight at home,but then 10 of its games in March on the road. There is also a chance the Blazers could make a move before the trade deadline. While Allen and coach Terry Stotts have played down the idea, the loss of forward Joel Freeland to an MCL injury earlier this week raised speculation that Portland may look for a big man to help back up Lopez. Freeland is expected to be sidelined for a month.

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Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers, right, played in Friday’s Rising Star NBA All Star Challenge on Friday. Lillard will be busy this weekend as he will be participating in five separate contests.

Blazer sizes up his competition NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Damian Lillard didn’t enter all three NBA All-Star skills competitions just for the fun of it. “If I didn’t think I had a chance to win all of them, I wouldn’t put my name in them,” Lillard said. “But I really feel strong about the 3-point shootout.” The Portland guard is the reigning champion of the skills competition, which will take place Saturday night, along with the 3-point shooting contest and the dunk contest. This year, though, Lillard sees the tandem of the Phoenix’s Goran Dragic and Oklahoma City’sReggie Jackson as potential favorites. Four two-man teams will compete in the skills challenge, going through the course in a relay format with a single time. The competition consists of dribbling around obstacles, passing to targets as well as hitting close and mid-range shots. As well as Dragic has played this season, averaging 20.3 points,6.2 assists and 1.4 steals per game, Lillard said the Suns guard should have been on the Western Conference roster for Sunday night’s main event. If Lillard had to pick a favorite other than himself to win the 3-point shooting contest, he said it would be Golden State’s Stephen Curry, who has made 41.5 percent of his shots

from 3-point range and whose 3.4 3-pointers made per game leads the league. As for the dunk contest, which this season will be a competition between conferences, Lillard expects his Western Conference team that includes Golden State’s Harrison Barnes and Sacramento’s Ben McLemore to come out on top. The East’s dunk squad consists of Indiana’s Paul George, Toronto’s Terrence Ross and Washington’s John Wall. Lillard also agreed to participate in Friday night’s future stars game, meaning the AllStar game itself will have been his fifth event of the weekend. In other words, he won’t be giving his body much of a rest during the All-Star break. “I’ll be fine. I’m not concerned with it. I’m not going to spend a lot of time on the court, to be honest with you,” Lillard said. “I’ll shoot for two minutes (in the 3-point contest),skills for two minutes and we’ll dunk for maybe five minutes.”

exhibition of uncontested, high-flying dunks and wide open transition jumpers. In each of the last five All-Star games, at least one team has eclipsed 140 points, and there have been three such games in which both teams did it, including the 2012 game that saw the West beat the East, 152-149. But the late addition to the Western Conference roster of Davis, who was added by new NBA Commissioner Adam Silver in place of injured Kobe Bryant, brings the NBA’s leading shot-blocker to the game. “It’s not really a defenseoriented game. We just go out there and have fun, but I’ve played against all these guys already so they know I love to block shots,” Davis said. “It’s going to be tough. Maybe I can get a couple blocks on the perimeter when guys shoot jumper.” Davis indeed has blocked inside and outside shots all season, averaging 3.1 blocks per game.

Davis’ defense

Former NBA player and coach Avery Johnson is a New Orleans native, and said he was relieved the Benson family, which owns the NFL’s Saints, also decided to add the city’s financially struggling NBA franchise to their portfolio in 2012, securing

In addition to representing the hometown Pelicans, Anthony Davis is hoping to inject a little defense into the All-Star game. The NBA’s marquee midseason even has been known to morph into a high-scoring

Hometown pride

the Big Easy’s future as an NBA city and allowing the All-Star game to return for the second time in six years. “It’s a great beacon of light to have two major sports franchises here in New Orleans, and now to have the NBA All-Star game return here,” Johnson said. This year, the usual AllStar Friday media availability with every player participating in the All-Star game, future stars game or skills competitions was held in the Hyatt Hotel neighboring the city’s sports complex that includes the Superdome and the basketball stadium (now called Smoothie K ing Center). During the 2008 All-Star game in New Orleans, the Hyatt was still a few years away from reopening after many of its floor-to-ceiling windows had been blown out by Hurricane Katrina in August 2005. “Think about what kind of shape this hotel was in postKatrina,” Johnson said. “To see the great remodel of this hotel, this shows the strength of New Orleans, and me being a New Orleans native ... I just can’t sleep at night knowing the economic impact that this All-Star weekend is going to have on New Orleans could exceed $85 million.”

Kevin Hart cedes celeb MVP to U.S. education secretary NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Film star Kevin Hart’s reign as the best celebrity basketball player of NBA All-Star weekend has come to a humbling end, even if the fans in attendance thought otherwise. The 5-foot-2 Hart had seven points and four assists for the West team in a 60-56 loss to the East squad Friday night, but fans voted him the game MVP for a third straight year. Rather than accept the trophy, Hart insisted it go to U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, who had 20 points, 11 rebounds and six assists for the East. The 6-5 Duncan played at Harvard. Hart says he had to be “a humble loser,” but the comedian adds that on the bright side, his new movie, “About Last Night,” is in theaters this weekend.

ning MVP honors. A 41 percent shooter during the regular season, the Detroit forward went 6 for 8, including a pair with 29 seconds left after chasing down Bradley Beal’s missed free throw to give his team a five-point lead. Cleveland’s Dion Waiters had 31 points, mostly coming during a 1-on-1 duel with New York’s Tim Hardaway Jr. in the second half. Beal finished with 21 for Team Hill, picked by former NBA star Grant Hill. Hardaway scored 36 points and made seven 3-pointers for fellow former Michigan star Chris Webber’s squad. Philadelphia rookie Michael CarterWilliams had 17 points, nine assists and six rebounds.

Anthony staying with Knicks Drummond’s 30-25 wins Rising Stars Challenge NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Andre Drummond had 30 points and a Rising Stars Challenge-record 25 rebounds, leading Team Hill to a 142-136 victory over Team Webber on Friday night. Besides an impressive tally of dunks and rebounds, Drummond even managed to make his free throws while win-

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Carmelo Anthony said Friday he knows “for a fact” the Knicks won’t trade him, and said he would be open to staying in New York for less than a maximum contract. Anthony has said he plans to become a free agent this summer. The NBA’s trade deadline is Thursday, but Anthony ruled out any chance the Knicks would move him to avoid the possibility they

could lose him for nothing in July. “I know for a fact I’m not being traded,” Anthony said at the NBA’s All-Star weekend. “There’s two things: I know for a fact I’m not being traded and I’m not going in there and saying I want to be traded.” New York can pay him around $30 million more than any team, but Anthony said he wouldn’t insist on making the Knicks do it. “As far as the money, it don’t really matter to me. If I go somewhere else I get paid, if I stay in New York I get paid,” Anthony said. “So as far as the money goes, that’s not my concern. My concern is being able to compete on a high level, at a championship level coming at this last stretch of my career.” The Knicks aren’t doing it now. They are 20-32, one of the league’s biggest disappointments after winning the Atlantic Division last season, and are wasting a strong season by Anthony that has him ranked second in the league with 27.3 points per game while also averaging 8.6 rebounds. The Knicks need plenty more, and it will be tough to get because they are already so far over the salary cap.

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East's Bruce Bowen (12) reaches for West's Kevin Hart, foreground, in the second half as they participate in the NBA All-Star Celebrity basketball game in New Orleans on Friday. East won 60-56. The 5-foot-2 Hart scored seven points and had four assists in a losing effort.


Saturday,February 15,2014 • The World • B5

Sports

Truex travels a long, and oft delayed road

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Tony Stewart after practice for the Sprint Unlimited auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., on Friday.

Rebuilt Stewart is ready for Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Tony Stewart is 20 pounds lighter and has a titanium rod in his surgically repaired right leg. As far as he’s concerned, those are the only major changes since he broke two bones in his leg in an August sprint-car crash. So when the green flag drops Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway for his first race since the accident, Stewart believes it will be the same old “Smoke” behind the wheel. If he had any doubts — and he’s insisted he doesn’t — they were alleviated by 24 smooth laps in the first of two Friday night practice sessions for the exhibition Sprint Unlimited. All told, Stewart ran 50 laps — 125 miles — around Daytona. “There’s zero percentage of pain in the car. That was nice,” Stewart said. “I thought we would have some kind of ache or pain, but it was like putting on an old pair of shoes again.” Stewart, who does not have a backup driver at Daytona, has not raced in more than six months. It’s an unheard of amount of time off for a driver who makes his money racing in NASCAR yet crisscrossed the country cramming 50 or more weeknight events into his year-round schedule. So he found himself clockwatching Friday afternoon, anxious to put his firesuit back

on and head into the garage for the first time this season. A notorious late-arriver to his car, Stewart showed up to the garage stall for the No. 14 Chevrolet almost 20 minutes early. He was in his seat, buckled in and helmet on, with almost 10 minutes to just sit and think about his first few laps. “Every five minutes, I was looking at the clock. That’s a long time to be staring at the clock,” said Stewart,who joked he told new crew chief Chad Johnston not to expect to see him at the car so early moving forward. “That’s not going to be a habit.” Fans above his garage stall cheered Stewart’s arrival, and he was greeted by a sizeable media contingent at the car. Standing quietly in front of the car was his father,Nelson,who said the scene “almost reminds me of when he ran the (Indianapolis) 500 for the first time.” It was a mundane day of practice, but Stewart didn’t mind the attention. “Today in the big picture was just another practice day, but obviously it was a little bigger than normal,” he admitted. So relieved at how smooth it went, the old Stewart quickly returned as he felt the tug from nearby dirt track Volusia Speedway Park. “If I didn’t think that Greg

Zipadelli would absolutely kill me, I would probably want to go race at Volusia tonight. It felt that good,” he said.“I don’t think Zippy would be the only guy — I think the entire organization would probably duct tape me to the flag pole on the front stretch just so I couldn’t go.” Instead, walking with a slight limp, he headed inside his team hauler to “do what I always do — eat some animal crackers and have a Coke.” Stewart’s layoff was certainly difficult, enhanced by the pain from his broken leg. He had two surgeries for the breaks, then a third to treat an infection. He was flat on his back, confined to the firstfloor bedroom of his longtime business manager’s house, where he was forced to lay with his leg elevated above his heart. When there was Stewart-Haas Racing business to address, team personnel did it at his bedside. Stewart required an ambulance to get to his doctor appointments, and when he finally was able to get out of bed, he needed a wheelchair to get around. And when Stewart — a driver SHR vice president of competition Zipadelli referred to as “Superman” in the days after his accident — finally made an appearance at the race track, it was on a motorized scooter.

Nobody was comfortable seeing the three-time NASCAR champion so restricted. Many wondered if he’d ever be the same. Not Stewart. “Right off the bat, the surgeon, the therapists, they’ve all said, ‘You’re going to have 100-percent recovery,’” Stewart said. “With that, from Day 1, it took the doubt out.” Any questions about getting back into a race car were erased, and Stewart turned his attention to his recovery. He wondered when he’d be 100 percent — doctors have told him it will take a year, and he said this week his leg is only 65 percent healed — and when the pain would subside. He asked doctors if he’d always have some sort of lingering pain, and he threw himself into a tough rehabilitation program. As he progressed and moved closer to Friday’s practice sessions, his SHR team built a module that includes a seat, steering wheel, steering column and pedals so Stewart could sit and hold the pedal down for 20 minutes to simulate the pressure of having his foot on the throttle. New teammate Kevin Harvick ordered Stewart a special pad that hangs off the steering wheel that will prevent his knees from banging into the steering column.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. took a winding, unexpected path to find a new job. He didn’t realize it would seem to take almost as long and be just as cumbersome to join his Furniture Row Racing team at Daytona. Truex was one of the final stragglers to make it to the track after weather woes — and some poor planning — forced him to miss Thursday’s Daytona 500 media day. Truex’s plane that was scheduled to leave at 10:45 a.m. Thursday didn’t take off until close to 5 p.m. because a winter storm and icy conditions that affected travel in the South and East. Truex’s 15minute drive to the airport took about an 1 hour, 15 minutes. Truex, and his travel partner, Ryan Newman, both were no-shows at the kickoff for the Daytona 500. Truex was in an 0 for 2 slump in NASCAR media appearances: He checked in via Skype from Anguilla — with palm trees in the background and drink with umbrella in hand — during last month’s media tour. Upbeat and much, much warmer, Truex at last made it Friday. And he can’t wait to get going. Truex will make his debut for Furniture Row Racing at Daytona, a season after losing his ride in one of the biggest scandals in NASCAR history. He lost his spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, his sponsor, and his job — a trifecta of bad news that left him scrambling for a ride late in 2013. He didn’t reach an agreement with Furniture Row until November in Texas. “There’s a lot of time between Texas and the Daytona 500 to think about it,” Truex said. “It’s kind of a tough time there. You really want to get in there with your new team and get to work.” Truex hopes he found a home at Furniture Row, a one-car operation based in Denver, Colo., far removed from NASCAR’s North Carolina hub. The seat opened when Kurt Busch bolted for a ride at the suddenly crowded Stewart-Haas Racing organization. More resources, more cash, more opportunities to win. Furniture Row, though, had amazing success with Busch. Busch turned the tra-

ditionally undewhelming organization into championship contenders, helping them become the first single-car team to earn a berth in the Chase. “It definitely makes you feel better knowing that they’ve been able to put up great results and they’ve had fast race cars,” Truex said. “That’s part of the reason I went there. I wasn’t going to go there if I didn’t think we couldn’t win races. That’s not what I’m here for.” The other part? Truex needed a job when Michael Waltrip Racing crew chief Ty Norris was caught on the radio during the September race at Richmond instructing MWR driver Brian Vickers to pit to help teammate Truex make the Chase. NASCAR investigated and bounced Truex from the 12driver Chase field following the Richmond scandal. MWR was fined $300,000 for manipulating the outcome of the race, and all three crew chiefs for the organization were placed on probation for the rest of the season. MWR also lost a major sponsorship deal with NAPA. Newman took Truex’s spot in the Chase and Jeff Gordon was added to the field as a 13th driver. “It was tough for me,” Truex said, “but I moved on pretty quick. I’m very fortunate I was able to land in a great position right now, with how things went and how late in the season it was.” Truex may be a one-driver entry, but he’s far from alone. Richard Childress Racing has a technical alliance with Furniture Row, that includes technology sharing, engineering, and research and development. Truex made a couple of offseason trips to Denver to bond with his new crew. He’d like to help Furniture Row go back-to-back with a Chase spot — something he can do with a victory. Truex, though, has only two career wins, including one last season at Sonoma. After the penalties, he was 16th in the standings. He’s not looking back — ready to push scandal aside and focus on a new era. “If you ever had to pick a time to switch teams, you’d want to do it when there’s some big rules changes,” Truex said. “You kind of start off on an even playing field.”

NFL finds ‘pattern of harassment’ in Dolphins case BY STEVE REED The Associated Press An investigation into the racially charged Miami Dolphins bullying scandal detailed widespread harassment in the team’s locker room that extended beyond the two players at the center of the probe. The NFL-ordered report stated there was a “pattern of harassment” committed by at least three players and extended to two lineman and an assistant trainer, all targets of vicious taunts and racist insults. Lawyer Ted Wells released the report Friday, saying guard John Jerry and center Mike Pouncey followed Richie Incognito’s lead in harassing Jonathan Martin, who left the team in October. They threatened to rape his sister, called him a long list of slurs and bullied him for not being “black enough.” In a statement emailed by a league spokesman,the NFL did not make any mention of possible punishment stemming from the case. The league only confirmed it had received the report and said it appreciated the Dolphins’ cooperation with the investigation. Wells said he does not intend to comment further. Martin is biracial, Incognito is white, and Jerry and Pouncey are black. Martin’s agent Kenneth Zuckerman said his client feels “vindicated” by the report. “He feels a great sense of relief,” Zuckerman told The Associated Press. “Jonathan Martin is a great man and he’s only shown me that he is very honest since the day I met him. He loves football and is eager to get back on the field, regardless of what team he plays for.” Incognito’s attorney Mark Schamel released a statement calling Wells’ report “replete with errors” and said that Martin “was never bullied by Richie Incognito or any member of the Dolphins’ offensive line.” Martin, who has two years left on his contract with the Dolphins, declined interview requests.

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Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito (68) and tackle Jonathan Martin (71) look over plays during a preseason football game in August 2013. Incognito was suspended in November, but Pouncey and Jerry remained starters throughout the season. The report mentioned another offensive lineman and an assistant trainer who also routinely came under attack from the trio. Neither was identified in the report. The report chronicled Martin’s struggle to deal with a “pattern of harassment,” including emotional text exchanges with his parents and a description of him crying in the bathroom after one particularly painful attack. Martin also told investigators that he “believed that trying to engage in a physical confrontation with these three — whom he viewed as a united group — would only make

matters worse.” The inquiry said Martin was taunted and ridiculed almost daily. After Martin left the team, Incognito boasted about “breaking Jmart” in a notebook the linemen used to tally fines and bonuses among themselves. When the investigation began, Incognito asked another player to destroy the book, saying “They’re going to suspend me.” The other harassed player was “subjected to homophobic name-calling and improper physical touching,” while the assistant trainer, who was born in Japan, was subjected to racial slurs. “It was not difficult to conclude that the Assistant Trainer and Player A were harassed,

but the questions raised in Martin’s case were more complex, nuanced and difficult,” the report says. Although Wells concluded that Martin was abused by three teammates, the report said “they did not intend to drive Martin from the team or cause him lasting emotional injury.” Evaluating Martin’s claims was difficult, “given his mental health issues, his possible heightened sensitivity to insults and his unusual, ‘ bipolar’ friendship with Incognito,” the report said. “Nonetheless, we ultimately concluded that Martin was indeed harassed by Incognito, who can fairly be described as the main instigator.” The report comes about three months after the league hired Wells to investigate the case, which prompted a national debate about hazing and workplace bullying. Dolphins offensive line coach Jim Turner didn’t attempt to stop the behavior and even took part in some of the taunting of “Player A,” the report said. Several people interviewed told investigators that Turner gave Player A, a male sex doll as a gag gift around Christmas 2012. Turner told investigators he did not remember the incident, but investigators said they did not believe him. However, the report found no evidence that the Dolphins front office or head coach Joe Philbin was aware of the conduct Martin found abusive. Incognito expressed regrets about the racist and profane language he used with Martin, but said it stemmed from a culture of locker-room “brotherhood,” not bullying. Martin has said he tried to be friends with Incognito. The two players traded more than a thousand text messages in a year’s span, and the teasing and vulgar banter went both ways. Martin also participated in the teasing of Player A, although investigators say he was simply trying to fit in with the other linemen.


B6 •The World • Saturday, February 15,2014

Winter Olympics Russian president visits USA House

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Alla Tsuper of Belarus jumps during the women's freestyle skiing aerials final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on Friday.

Belarus aerialist feeling Tsuper KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Lydia Lassila already has a gold medal sitting back home in Australia. At these Olympics, she was looking for something better. So, she raised her hand and took off down the biggest ramp on the aerials course Friday night for a jump that would cement her as the sport’s foremost trailblazer regardless of whether it earned another gold or not. She bounded off the ramp, flew six stories high and packed four twists inside of three flips. In a training run a day earlier, she had become the first woman to land that jump on snow. In the final, she bowed backward on the landing and her hands spiked against the landing hill. The 32-year-old mom from Melbourne settled for a bronze medal but did her sport a favor — make that two favors. She raised the bar for the next generation of jumpers, while clearing the way for another of the grand veterans of the game, Alla Tsuper of Belarus, to win the gold medal in her fifth and final try at the Games. “I’m really happy with the bronze,” Lassila said. “I came into these Olympics wanting to get the most out of

myself and wanting to push the sport. I wanted to lift barriers and inspire women to do harder tricks.” Xu Mengtao also bobbled backward during her landing and settled for silver, giving the Chinese women their worldleading fifth Olympic medal in this daredevil sport. None of them are gold, however. The 34-year-old Tsuper was the only skier of the four in the super final to land her jump cleanly. She scored a 98.01. At the last Olympics, she competed for Ukraine and finished eighth after winning the qualifying round — another disappointment for a woman who had been favored to medal in the three Olympics before that but had always come up empty. “In Vancouver, when I made it to the final but I didn’t medal, I thought that was it,” she said. “I took a break for two years, had a daughter and was offered to try again.” The victory gave her new country, Belarus, its third gold medal of the Olympics, leaving it one behind the United States, Norway and Canada, and one ahead of the host country, which has about 15 times the population. “I don’t think it will be our last medal of the Olympics,” Tsuper said. “Our

guys are still going to perform here.” It was an American, the late Jeret “Speedy” Peterson, who became the most notable boundary pusher on the men’s side of this sport, consistently throwing caution to the wind and throwing his Hurricane jump — five twists inside of three somersaults — before finally being rewarded with a silver medal in 2010. The women’s side has been looking for that sort of push for a while. Li Nina won silver four years ago with a fourtwisting double flip and attempted the same jump in the final Friday. Going first, she wiped out wildly and scored a 46.02. That gave Lassila a better chance of winning the gold even without trying her most difficult jump. But that decision had already been made. “It was all or nothing for us,” she said. The jump looked good in the air, the green stripes sewed onto the inside of her arms and the outside of her pant legs lining up in almost perfect symmetry — an easy way for the judges to see that she’s “penciling” the jump. But in aerials, the jump counts for 50 percent, while the take-off counts for 20 and the landing is the rest. Lasilla wiped out and scored 72.12.

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — In a powerful symbol of international sports detente, Russian President Vladimir Putin dropped in on U.S. Olympic headquarters Friday to chat about the Winter Games and the upcoming Russia-U.S. hockey showdown. He even wore a red “Happy Valentine’s Day from Team USA” pin on his lapel. Putin spent about half an hour at USA House in Sochi’s Olympic Park, sitting on a couch talking with U.S. Olympic Committee chairman Larry Probst and CEO Scott Blackmun. From there, he made a stop at Canada House next door. “Putin was very gracious,” Blackmun told The Associated Press. “What I would remember is it sends a strong message about the importance of sport to Russia.” The Russian leader looked relaxed, wearing a dark jacket with an open-collar light blue shirt. He had a glass of red wine as he asked the Americans about their experience in Sochi so far. “We talked about mostly our impression of the games,” Blackmun said. “He was very interested in knowing what we thought about the level of infrastructure, the level of services. ... We complimented him on the great operations so far.” Putin also thanked the U.S. for supporting Sochi’s Olympic bid. Sochi was awarded the games in 2007 after Putin traveled to Guatemala to lead the bid presentation.

Sochi Shorts

White is most chattedabout Olympic athlete Shaun Snowboarder White is the most buzzedabout Olympic athlete on Facebook but figure skating is by far the sport that

attracts the most interest. The social media site said Friday that more than 24 million people have commented on the Olympics during Sochi’s first week, with a total of 48 million posts, comments and “likes.” The most activity was in the United States, Canada and Great Britain. Television programmers have long looked at ratings to conclude that figure skating is the No. 1 Winter Olympic sport. Facebook chatter confirmed it, with skating attracting more online commentary by a margin of more than two to one, said Robert D’Onofrio, a Facebook data editor stationed at the games. Still, Facebook said that of the five most commentedupon athletes, only one was a figure skater. That was Michael Christian Martinez of the Philippines, who finished No. 20 in the men’s free skate on Friday. White, the American snowboarder whose bid for a third straight gold medal in the halfpipe fell short, had the early lead among attention-getting athletes. Besides Martinez, the other most popular athletes so far are Jenny Jones, the British snowboarder; Canadian skier Alex Bilodeau; and American snowboarder Jamie Anderson.

Stoch impressive on large hill; U.S. qualifies 3 KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Normal hill champion Kamil Stoch put himself in a strong position to add the large hill to his Sochi Olympic medal collection after posting the longest jump Friday at 136 meters. Three Americans qualified for the final — Nicholas Alexander of Brattleboro, Vt., Anders Johnson of Park City, Utah, and Nicholas Fairall of Andover, N.H. Peter Frenette of Saranac Lake, N.Y., failed to advance.

Maybe those space age suits weren’t the answer SOCHI, Russia (AP) — They were touted as the fastest speedskating suits in the world. Now the U.S. is dumping the high-tech attire after a dismal start to the Sochi Olympics. Kevin Haley, vice president of innovation for suit developer Under Armour, told The Associated Press on Friday the Americans had received permission to go back to the suits they used while posting impressive results on the fall World Cup circuit and at the U.S. Olympic trials in December. The change begins Saturday with the men’s 1,500 meters, when Shani Davis hopes to make up for a disappointing performance in his first race at Sochi. Under Armour was busy altering the logo on the old suits, so it conforms with International Olympic Committee regulations. “We want to put the athletes in the best possible position when they’re stepping on the ice to be 100 percent confident in their ability to capture a spot on the podium,” Haley said by phone from Baltimore. The change was a stunning reversal after the Americans arrived in Sochi proclaiming they had a suit that would give them a technological edge over rival countries such as the Netherlands. Instead, the Dutch have dominated through the first six races, winning 12 of a possible 18 medals, including four golds. The Americans have yet to finish higher than sev-

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After a strong season on the World Cup circuit, the U.S. speedskating team has had a miserable performance the first week of the Sochi Olympics — and much of the speculation has turned to its new high-tech Under Armour skinsuit developed with help from aerospace and defense giant Lockheed Martin. enth; Davis and female stars Heather Richardson and Brittany Bowe have all been major disappointments. While Haley expressed confidence in the

new suit, saying all the data proved it should produce faster times, he said the company agreed to the change because a few athletes felt it was actually a drag on their times.

“If they have one less thing to be distracted by,” Haley said, “that should give them a little bit of an advantage.” The new skinsuits, developed with help from aerospace and defense giant Lockheed Martin and unveiled just before the Sochi Olympics, had definitely become a major distraction. Even though several coaches and athletes defended the technology, it was clear that U.S. Speedskating needed to change things up to make sure this didn’t become a total bust of a Winter Games. “Morale is down right now,” said Joey Mantia, another of the U.S. skaters in the 1,500. The new suit, known as “Mach 39,” has become a convenient explanation for the American woes, since they were unveiled so late in the game, without giving the skaters a chance to wear them in competition. Even before the Olympics began, the designer of the Dutch suits expressed skepticism about the American claims. Bert van der Tuuk said he even tested some of the elements used in the U.S. suit — rivets, seams, bumps and a diagonal zipper to cut down on drag — and found they provided no significant edge. Others backed the new suits. Haley said the majority of the team wanted to stick with it, but the change was made to make sure everyone was comfortable.

Olympic Scoreboard Medals Table (Through Friday, Feb. 14) 44 of 98 total events Nation G Norway 4 United States 4 4 Netherlands Russia 2 Canada 4 Germany 7 Switzerland 5 0 Sweden 1 Austria 3 Belarus China 2 2 France 1 Japan Slovenia 1 Italy 0 Czech Republic 0 Poland 2 Britain 1 1 South Korea Australia 0 0 Latvia 1 Slovakia Croatia 0 Finland 0 Kazakhstan 0 Ukraine 0

S 3 3 3 5 5 2 1 5 4 0 2 0 2 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0

B 6 6 5 5 2 1 1 2 0 1 0 2 1 2 2 1 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 1

Medalists ALPINE SKIING Men Super Combined GOLD—Sandro Viletta, Switzerland SILVER—Ivica Kostelic, Croatia BRONZE—Christof Innerhofer, Italy

Tot 13 13 12 12 11 10 7 7 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1

BIATHLON Women 15km Individual GOLD—Darya Domracheva, Belarus SILVER—Selina Gasparin, Switzerland BRONZE—Nadezhda Skardino, Belarus CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING Men 15km Classic GOLD—Dario Cologna, Switzerland SILVER—Johan Olsson, Sweden BRONZE—Daniel Richardsson, Sweden FIGURE SKATING Men GOLD—Yuzuru Hanyu, Japan SILVER—Patrick Chan, Canada BRONZE—Denis Ten, Kazakhstan FREESTYLE SKIING Women Aerials GOLD—Alla Tsuper, Belarus SILVER—Xu Mengtao, China BRONZE—Lydia Lassila, Australia SKELETON Women GOLD—Elizabeth Yarnold, Britain SILVER—Noelle Pikus-Pace, Orem, Utah BRONZE—Elena Nikitina, Russia

Results Friday ALPINE SKIING Men Super Combined Final Ranking 1. Sandro Viletta, Switzerland, (14, 1:54.88; 2, 50.32) 2:45.20.

2. Ivica Kostelic, Croatia, (7, 1:54.17; 3, 51.37) 2:45.54. 3. Christof Innerhofer, Italy, (8, 1:54.30; 3, 51.37) 2:45.67. 4. Kjetil Jansrud, Norway, (1, 1:53.24; 13, 53.02) 2:46.26. 5. Adam Zampa, Slovakia, (27, 1:56.23; 1, 50.11) 2:46.34. 6. Bode Miller, Easton, N.H., (12, 1:54.67; 7, 51.93) 2:46.60. 7. Ondrej Bank, Czech Republic, (2, 1:53.38; 16, 53.46) 2:46.84. 8. Carlo Janka, Switzerland, (9, 1:54.42; 11, 52.46) 2:46.88. 8. Aksel Lund Svindal, Norway, (6, 1:53.94; 12, 52.94) 2:46.88. Other U.S. Finishers 11. Jared Goldberg, Salt Lake City, (15, 1:54.90; 10, 52.39) 2:47.29. 12. Ted Ligety, Park City, Utah, (18, 1:55.17; 8, 52.22) 2:47.39. NR. Andrew Weibrecht, Lake Placid, N.Y., DNF. BIATHLON Women 15km Individual (Penalties in parentheses) 1. Darya Domracheva, Belarus, 43:19.6 (1). 2. Selina Gasparin, Switzerland, 44:35.3 (0). 3. Nadezhda Skardino, Belarus, 44:57.8 (0). 4. Gabriela Soukalova, Czech Republic, 45:17.1 (2). 5. Anais Bescond, France, 45:34.0 (2). 6. Veronika Vitkova, Czech Republic, 45:46.0 (1). 7. Juliya Dzhyma, Ukraine, 45:49.9 (1). 8. Olena Pidhrushna, Ukraine, 45:59.5 (1). U.S. Finishers 23. Hannah Dreissigacker, Morrisville, Vt.,

47:51.7 (2). 34. Susan Dunklee, Barton, Vt., 48:54.1 (5). 55. Sarah Studebaker, Boise, Idaho, 50:53.4 (4). 64. Lanny Barnes, Durango, Colo., 53:02.2 (3). CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING Men 15km Classic 1. Dario Cologna, Switzerland, 38:29.7. 2. Johan Olsson, Sweden, 38:58.2. 3. Daniel Richardsson, Sweden, 39:08.5. 4. Iivo Niskanen, Finland, 39:08.7. 5. Lukas Bauer, Czech Republic, 39:28.6. 6. Chris Andre Jespersen, Norway, 39:30.6. 7. Alexander Bessmertnykh, Russia, 39:37.7. 8. Axel Teichmann, Germany, 39:42.4. U.S. Finishers 31. Noah Hoffman, Aspen, Colo., 41:02.7. 38. Erik Bjornsen, Winthrop, Wash., 41:44.7. 47. Brian Gregg, Winthrop, Wash., 42:42.0. 52. Kris Freeman, Thornton, N.H., 42:54.8. FIGURE SKATING Men Final Ranking (Short and free programs in parentheses) 1. Yuzuru Hanyu, Japan (1, 101.45; 1, 178.64), 280.09. 2. Patrick Chan, Canada (2, 97.52; 2, 178.10), 275.62. 3. Denis Ten, Kazakhstan (9, 84.06; 3, 171.04), 255.10. 4. Javier Fernandez, Spain (3, 86.98; 5, 166.94), 253.92. 5. Tatsuki Machida, Japan (11, 83.48; 4, 169.94), 253.42. 6. Daisuke Takahashi, Japan (4, 86.40; 6, 164.27), 250.67.

7. Yan Han, China (8, 85.66; 7, 160.54), 246.20. 8. Peter Liebers, Germany (5, 86.04; 9, 153.83), 239.87. U.S. Finishers 9. Jason Brown, Highland Park, Ill. (6, 86.00; 11, 152.37), 238.37. 12. Jeremy Abbott, Aspen, Colo. (15, 72.58; 8, 160.12), 232.70. FREESTYLE SKIING Women’s Aerials Finals Jump 1 1. Alla Tsuper, Belarus, 99.18 (Q). 2. Lydia Lassila, Australia, 95.76 (Q). 3. Xu Mengtao, China, 90.65 (Q). 4. Li Nina, China, 90.24 (Q). 5. Laura Peel, Australia, 83.79 (Q). 6. Emily Cook, Belmont, Mass., 82.21 (Q). 7. Cheng Shuang, China, 80.01 (Q). 8. Zhanbota Aldabergenova, Kazakhstan, 76.23 (Q). 9. Danielle Scott, Australia, 76.23. 10. Ashley Caldwell, Ashburn, Va., 72.80. 11. Veronika Korsunova, Russia, 68.35. 12. Assoli Slivets, Russia, 62.30. Jump 2 1. Xu Mengtao, China, 101.08 (Q). 2. Lydia Lassila, Australia, 99.22 (Q). 3. Li Nina, China, 89.53 (Q). 4. Alla Tsuper, Belarus, 88.50 (Q). 5. Cheng Shuang, China, 87.42. 6. Zhanbota Aldabergenova, Kazakhstan, 68.44. 7. Laura Peel, Australia, 64.50. 8. Emily Cook, Belmont, Mass., 64.50. Final 1. Alla Tsuper, Belarus, 98.01.

2. Xu Mengtao, China, 83.50. 3. Lydia Lassila, Australia, 72.12. 4. Li Nina, China, 46.02. SKELETON Women Final Ranking 1. Elizabeth Yarnold, Britain, 3:52.89. 2. Noelle Pikus-Pace, Orem, Utah, 3:53.86. 3. Elena Nikitina, Russia, 3:54.30. 4. Katie Uhlaender, McDonald, Kan., 3:54.34. 5. Olga Potylitsina, Russia, 3:54.40. 6. Maria Orlova, Russia, 3:54.72. 7. Sarah Reid, Canada, 3:54.73. 8. Anja Huber, Germany, 3:55.24.

Scores Friday CURLING Men Sweden 6, China 5 United States 8, Germany 5 Canada 10, Norway 4 Britain 8, Denmark 6 Russia 7, United States 6 China 7, Norway 5 Germany 8, Switzerland 7 Women China 11, South Korea 3 Britain 12, Japan 3 Denmark 9, United States 2 Russia 6, Switzerland 3 HOCKEY Men Czech Republic 4, Latvia 2 Sweden 1, Switzerland 0 Canada 6, Austria 0 Finland 6, Norway 1


Saturday, February 15,2014 • The World • B7

Winter Olympics

British slider seizes skeleton KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Britain’s Lizzy Yarnold won the season’s first race on a technicality. The season’s last race, there was no argument. Yarnold won the Olympic women’s skeleton gold medal Friday night, a victory that puts the 25-year-old unquestionably atop her sport, probably for years to come. Her four-run time was 0.97 seconds faster than silver medalist Noelle PikusPace of Eagle Mountain, Utah, who entered retirement by exorcising the memory of letting a medal slip away in Vancouver four years ago. “It won’t sink in for a few more days, but I’m over the moon,” Yarnold said, as a full moon illuminated part of the Russian night sky. “I’m so proud. I put in all the work for five years and it all worked out.” Yarnold, who also won the World Cup overall title this season, claimed Britain’s first gold at the Sochi Games. Her time was 3 minutes, 52.89 seconds, and the final trip down the track was a mere formality, given that she already had a 0.78-second edge over Pikus-Pace and only needed to avoid a giant mistake. It didn’t happen. The fourth run was like all the others — flawless. She grabbed a British flag, hopped near the finish line, embraced teammate Shelley Rudman and seemed to just never stop smiling. “Lizzy’s been a beautiful bubble of confidence in every one of her races,” said Amy Williams, the 2010 skeleton gold medalist from Britain. “I’m so proud of her that we kept the medal in Great Britain and wrote ourselves into the history books.” Pikus-Pace insisted that this time, she’ll retire happy. Simply being in the Olympic

Kostelic second again; Ligety: “I choked”

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Elizabeth Yarnold of Great Britain starts her final run during the women's skeleton competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics on Friday. Yarnold won the gold medal. race was victory enough; Pikus-Pace revealed afterward that she was dealing with concussion-like symptoms for several days before the race and minimized her training time on the advice of doctors. “I felt fine and safe sliding but my vision has been going in and out of being able to focus, which slows my reaction time,” Pikus-Pace said. “It has been an extremely difficult week but my family, coaches, and prayers of many allowed me to come out and compete the best I can given the situation.” Elena Nikitina of Russia won the bronze, another 0.44 seconds off the pace and just 0.04 seconds ahead of Katie Uhlaender of Breckenridge, Colo., who took fourth for her top Olympic finish. And afterward, Uhlaender wasn’t lamenting coming so close. Instead, she picked up

Pikus-Pace’s daughter Lacee, gave her an embrace and sang her teammate’s praises. “I couldn’t be more proud of her,” Uhlaender said. “This is a great last race for us both. Noelle finished fourth last time and now she’s on the podium and I couldn’t be happier for her.” The Lizzy-vs.-Noelle rivalry was back and forth all season, starting with the World Cup opener in Calgary, where Pikus-Pace crossed the line first and was originally announced as the winner. But Yarnold was awarded the victory after race officials said the American used too much tape on the handle of her sled. That decision played a huge role in deciding the World Cup title. From there, Pikus-Pace set her sights on closing out her sliding career with an Olympic medal — which is really the only thing that lured her from retire-

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — It’s been said, cynically, that a runner-up is the first loser, and Alpine skier Ivica Kostelic is rather familiar with the expression. The Croatian has heard it plenty. Doesn’t like it one bit. Especially now that he is the only Olympian to earn a silver medal in the same individual event at three consecutive Winter Games, finishing second to surprise champion Sandro Viletta of Switzerland in the supercombined Friday. “I could be anywhere. I could be in the hospital right now,” Kostelic said, referring to people less fortunate than him around the world. “So anyone who complains about silver or bronze doesn’t have the right to do so.” Instead, it was Viletta who came through when it counted, something he’s not all that used to: In 100 career World Cup races, he has accumulated all of one victory. But after having only the 14th-best time in the morning’s downhill leg, he was second-best in the afternoon’s slalom as the sun slid behind the face of an adjacent mountain. His total time of 2 minutes, 45.20 seconds was 0.34 better than Kostelic. “I know that I can ski fast, and I like this snow,” Viletta said, referring to the mushy conditions brought about by

ment two years ago, especially since a trip to the podium in Vancouver was lost when she made a mistake in Curve 2 of her final run at the 2010 Olympics. “This is a dream come true for myself and my family,” Pikus-Pace said. “Absolutely unbelievable. I stood up there at the start knowing this was my race and I knew I was just going to go for it.” When she crossed the line Friday night, knowing hardware was hers, she flashed a megawatt smile. Retirement, she said, would be about spending time with her family. She couldn’t wait to get started, hopping over the track wall to join her husband and children for hugs and kisses — her first, ever, as an Olympic medalist. Then she waved to fans. Waving goodbye, essenThe Associated Press tially. Yarnold, she’s basically United States' Ted Ligety rests after finishing the slalom portion of the just saying hello. men's supercombined on Friday.

Despite falls, Hanyu captures Olympic gold SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Sometimes an Olympic gold medalist is more survivor than anything else. Yuzuru Hanyu knows the feeling. Not only did Hanyu make it difficult on himself, he thought he lost all chance at the title Friday night with a mediocre free skate at the Sochi Olympics. Instead, thanks to the mistakes of Patrick Chan and others, Hanyu became Japan’s first gold medalist in Olympic men’s figure skating. “Negative feelings were brewing inside of me,” Hanyu said. “It was difficult to keep with the performance with all that in my head. “I thought the gold medal was not in my hands.” It wound up there mainly because his nearly 4-point lead after the short program was enough to overcome his shortcomings in the long. Also the first Asian man to win Olympic gold, Hanyu fell on his opening jump, a quad salchow, and crashed on his third, a triple flip. That left plenty of room for Canada’s Chan to skate through to the top of the podium, but he made three errors in a watereddown program to finish second. “I had that chance and it slipped out of my hands,” Chan said.

Canada has never won the event, either. Kazakhstan’s Denis Ten, the world silver medalist, won bronze in Sochi in a final that was a two-man showdown between Hanyu, 19, and three-time world champion Chan, 23. Few skaters performed close to their peak on a second consecutive night of competition. Most of them appeared fatigued, partic1 ularly at the end of their 4 ⁄2-minute routines. It was one of the sloppiest men’s Olympic programs in memory. Chan skated directly after Hanyu with a chance to do what such renowned Canadian men as Donald Jackson, Kurt Browning, Elvis Stojko and Orser could not. But he wasn’t sharp either. “We all had rough skates,” Chan said. “These competitions are about who makes the least mistakes. I had one too many mistakes.” American Jason Brown, 19, of Highland Park, Ill., fell from sixth to ninth, earning no points for a triple loop at the end of his program because of a previous false takeoff on an axel that was counted as a jump. “I went out there and just performed and where I ended up is where I ended up,” Brown The Associated Press said, “but I’m so proud to be in that top 10.” Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan competes in the men’s free skate figure skating Four-time U.S. champion Jeremy Abbott, of Aspen, Colo., rallied from 15th to 12th place. final at the Iceberg Skating Palace on Friday.

Belarus captures two medals in women’s 15K KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Darya Domracheva’s unmatched pace at skiing Friday earned her a second gold medal of the Sochi Olympics, and this time she wasn’t the only Belarusian on the podium. With Nadezhda Skardino taking the bronze in the women’s 15-kilometer individual race, it was the first time two athletes from the EasternEuropean country medaled in the same Winter Games event. “It’s always been my dream to be on one podium with Darya. Now that dream has come true,” Skardino said. Domracheva missed one target — the fourth in her opening round of the standing shooting — but she easily made up the penalty minute for a comfortable victory. Domracheva, who also won the

12.5K pursuit three days ago, finished in 43 minutes, 19.6 seconds — and would still have won even if she had missed another target. It was Domracheva’s third career Olympic medal. She also won bronze in the individual race in Vancouver four years ago. Selina Gasparin of Switzerland shot cleanly and finished 1:15.7 behind to take silver for her country’s first ever medal at a major biathlon championship. Skardino also avoided mistakes and finished 1:38.2 behind. “It’s amazing. I got the info during the race that Nadezhda was second,” Domracheva said. “I wasn’t surprised because she is such a good shooter.” Domracheva wanted to wait for her teammate in the finish area, but she was so far ahead of the field, she got freezing and went to the dressing

temperatures topping 50 degrees, “but I didn’t expect to win.” Christof Innerhofer of Italy was 0.47 behind for the bronze, which he added to his silver from last weekend’s downhill. So at the moment, he alone owns twice as many medals from the 2014 Sochi Games as the entire U.S. Alpine contingent. Seems likely the U.S. ski team would like to have a medal or two of any color right about now. Through four of the 10 races on the schedule, the Americans have only one medal, Julia Mancuso’s super-combined bronze; they had six medals this far into the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, part of their Alpine-leading total of eight. On Friday, Bode Miller was the defending champion in super-combined, having beaten Kostelic four years ago, but he was sixth this time. Ted Ligety won the event in 2006, again ahead of Kostelic, but he was 12th Friday, acknowledging, “To put it simply, I choked.” The super-combined is intended as a measure of overall skill, by forcing skiers to be adept at two types of racing. At the 1936 Olympics, the first with Alpine skiing, the men’s and women’s combined were the only medal events.

room to warm up. “We have a really good team,” Domracheva said. “And the Olympic races are not over yet. I am relaxed now and want to enjoy the next races.” As a junior cross-country skier, Skardino competed for Russia until she was lured by Belarusian biathlon coaches. “I was not getting results in crosscountry and was thinking about giving it up,” Skardino said. “They asked me and I really enjoyed shooting. So competing for Belarus was not a decision against Russia but a decision for biathlon.” Gasparin surprised herself by hitting all 20 targets, a feat she had never before achieved in her career. “That was the first time in my life,” said Gasparin, who is the oldest of three sisters competing in the race.

“Our parents came to Sochi for this race. That gave me extra strength. All five Gasparins were together tonight.” For Gasparin, the silver medal was the crown on her 10-year mission to promote biathlon in Switzerland. She started when the country had only one shooting range with 10 targets. “Now there are four shooting ranges. It took me nearly 10 years to build it up,” said Gasparin, who last December also became her country’s first winner on the biathlon World Cup. Pre-race favorite Tora Berger, the 2010 Olympic champion, was already out of contention after missing three targets in her first two shootings — one in the prone, and two in the standing. The Norwegian finished almost four minutes off the lead.

Swiss star has double golds KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — After a season blighted by an ankle injury, Dario Cologna is finally having his day in the sun. Wearing short sleeves and sunglasses in the spring-like weather, the Swiss crosscountry skier won his second gold medal of the Olympics on Friday with a dominant performance in the 15-kilometer classical-style race. Cologna is a three-time overall World Cup winner, but had ankle surgery in November and only returned to competition in January. “It’s amazing. I couldn’t believe the first gold medal, after being injured, and now the second,” Cologna said. “The first gold was emotional after coming back from injury, the second is unbelievable.” Cologna also won the opening 30-kilometer skiathlon race on Sunday, but had a disappointing freestyle sprint where he fell twice in his quarterfinal and was knocked out. On Friday, no one could match his speed over the last half of the race and he beat silver-medalist Johan Olsson of Sweden by 28.5 seconds. Another Swede, Daniel Richardsson, took bronze after his strong finish put him 0.2 seconds ahead of Iivo Niskanen of Finland — to the delight of Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia, who were in attendance. Overall World Cup leader Martin Johnsrud Sundby of Norway had a disappointing race, finishing 1:37.7 behind the winner.


B8 •The World • Saturday,February 15,2014

Oregon schools tops in baseball

College/Community Sports Acker rewarded for prediction THE WORLD

Oregon State will start the season ranked No. 2, and Oregon is No. 6 ■

CORVALLIS (AP) — Oregon State coach Pat Casey is unimpressed with the Beavers’ preseason ranking. In what has become something of a mantra for Casey, he opened the season by saying the polls don’t matter. One has the perennially ranked Beavers at No. 2, the team’s highest ranking ever. “I’ll say the same thing I said last year,” Casey said. “I’m not impressed at all.” About 40 miles down the road, Oregon is ranked as high as No. 6 in the national polls, and coach George Horton is saying essentially the same thing: The Ducks haven’t proven anything yet. “We’ll just have to let our baseball speak for itself,” Horton said. Yep, it’s college baseball season in the state of Oregon, which again has two teams grabbing a share of the national spotlight. The Beavers and the Ducks were picked to finish first and second, respectively, in the Pac-12 Conference, which has always been strong in the sport. League teams have won 28 NCAA baseball titles, more than any other conference. UCLA, last season’s College World Series champion, was picked by the league’s coaches to finish third this year. “I like our team,” Casey said. “We have to stay healthy, and we obviously have to play at a very high level in order to compete in our conference — and with the people we play out of

The Associated Press

Oregon State coach Pat Casey, center, seen here in 2013, talks to Tyler Smith (1) during baseball practice. In what has become something of a mantra for Casey, he opened the season by saying the polls don't matter. One has the perennially ranked Beavers at No. 2, the team's highest ranking ever. conference. So I do like our team, but I think they would tell you we’ve got a long way to go.” The popularity of college baseball has seen a dramatic upswing in Oregon — despite the rain — for the past decade, building since the then-underdog Beavers became just the fifth college program to win back-toback College World Series titles in 2006 and 2007. Casey, who is embarking on his 20th season in Corvallis, has taken the team to the postseason for the past five years, a school record. The Beavers went 52-13 last season, advancing to the College World Series for the fifth time in school history and fourth under Casey. Oregon State went 24-6 in the Pac-12 for the team’s third conference title since Casey took over. While the Beavers have lost key contributors in Matt Boyd, shortstop Tyler Smith and catcher Jake Rodriguez this season, they return pitchers Ben Wetzler and Andrew Moore, as well as outfielder Michael Conforto. The Ducks jumped into the fray in 2009 when Oregon reinstated its baseball program after a 28-year hiatus. Oregon made a splash by hiring Horton, a two-time national coach of the year who led Cal State Fullerton to Omaha six times and the NCAA title in 2004.

After holding open tryouts for the team in his first season, the Ducks surprisingly went all the way to the postseason the very next year. But so far the College World Series has eluded them. Last season Oregon won 48 games, the most in school history, and finished second in the Pac-12. But the nationally seeded Ducks fell to Rice in their regional series. “We haven’t finished yet,” Horton told reporters at the team’s preseason media gathering. “We’ve had expectation years where we fumbled. The last two years we thought we had a competitive ballclub, won our share of one- and two-run games and put ourselves in position to host regionals and super regionals and had national seeds. But we’ve squandered opportunities, so to speak we’ve left the bases loaded.” The Ducks have lost a few of the stars from last season’s team: First baseman Ryon Healy and pitcher Jimmie Sherfy graduated, while pitcher Cole Irvin underwent season-ending Tommy John surgery. But they return strong position players Scott Heineman and Tyler Baumgartner. Both teams open their seasons this weekend. The Beavers play in the Husker Classic in Tempe, Ariz., while the Ducks visit Hawaii

for a four-game series. The two teams will play each other five times after splitting last season’s series 2-2. Ultimately, it will be a whole combination of things that will determine either team’s success. Which is why Casey doesn’t have a whole lot of faith in preseason polls. “Team chemistry’s always one of the most important things. We have enough people there. We have the people if they choose to be strong leaders and they choose to have chemistry and hang with each other, that we’ll have the same type of bond (as last season),” Casey said. “Winning fixes a lot of problems. When you come out and you have a lot of success early you feel good. It’s when you’re struggling that real leadership and chemistry comes to the top.”

Carolyn Acker of Coos Bay splashed her way through a rainy morning last Saturday to claim the overall championship of the South Coast Running Club’s 19th annual Prediction Run and Walk. This event rewards pace management rather than speed. Participants are ranked according to how close they come to their predicted time for a 5-mile run or 3-mile walk. Watches or other time pieces are not allowed on the course. Acker missed her predicted time by just 5 seconds. Second place went to last year’s champion, Tom Hull of Coos Bay (16 seconds). Third was Paul Potter of Florence (19 seconds). The brides-

maids for the awards were Todd Landsberg of Coos Bay and Doug Veysey of Myrtle Point, who tied for fourth (31 seconds). The top three predictors won gift certificates valued at $40, $25 and $15. The day’s fastest time was turned in by Aaron Bennion of Coos Bay, who blazed through the rain in a time of 33:05. Veysey finished second in 35:51, followed by Tiffany Crutchfield of Coos Bay in 38:20. Bennion and Crutchfield were 1:15 and 1:37 off their predicted times, finishing 12th and 16th, respectively. A total of 35 runners and walkers braved the rain to compete in the event. Complete results are listed in today’s Community Scoreboard.

Tellei, Stocker lead gymnasts at meet THE WORLD A pair of second-place finishes in the all-around competitions highlighted the efforts of 16 girls from Gymnastics Plus who competed in the Pacific Edge Invitational last weekend. Katie Tellei placed second in her Level 3 division and Park Stocker tied for second in the Level 6 junior division. Stocker also finished first

on the uneven parallel bars, one of three event titles won by Gymnastics Plus athletes. Callista Martin won the balance beam in the Level 7 junior division and Julie Gage won the vault in the Level 8 junior division. Gymnastics Plus is a part of the Boys & Girls Club of Southwestern Oregon. Results for all 16 athletes are listed in today’s Community Scoreboard.

Sportsmanship winners listed THE WORLD Bay Area Sportsman’s Association sportsmanship and official awards for Boys & Girls Club of Southwestern Oregon basketball games played Saturday, Feb. 8. Sportsmanship Awards Third Grade Girls: Myrtle Point, coached by Michelle Miller and Mike Metzgus; and Cedar Electric (North Bay), coached by Kevin Cunningham.

Third Grade Boys: MG Construction (Coos Bay), coached by James Bibbens; and South Coast Orthopedic (Hillcrest SR), coached by Sean Randle. Fourth Grade Girls: North Bend Lanes (Hillcrest), coached by Scott Groth. Fourth Grade Boys: LBA Contract Cutting (Coquille), coached by Randy Jones. Fifth Grade Girls: Doug’s Industrial Machines (Myrtle Point), coached by

Linda Robbins. Fifth Grade Boys: Jake’s Body & Paint (Reedsport), coached by Allen Chaney. Sixth Grade Girls: Bandon Care Dental Family (Lighthouse), coached by Sheri Dowling. Officials Awards Professional: Kaitlin Ball, Brian Villegas, Charlee Lincoln, Joe Burgmeier, Ben Burgmeier, Caitlin Robison, Hannah Francis, Hamilton Mateski.

Community Scoreboard Bowling North Bend Lanes Feb. 3-9 HIGH GAME Young at Heart Seniors — Larry Zimin 241, Bruce Watts 231, Jim Rucas 222, Bill Kulick 222; Marge Novak 194, Sally Curtis 191, Jan Venable 178. Monday Juniors — Dillon Woodworth 246, Troy Liggett 223, Jayse Morgan 215; Arianna Campbell 211, Josie Dixon 197, Emily Adams 178. Men’s Coast — Mike Johnson 2654, Bryan Roberts 265, Adam Slater 263. Tuesday Senior Boomers — Harry Winslow 223, Bill Henderson 209, Ray Holladay 174; Randy Freeman 193, Judy Cutting 191, Norm Frost 163. Bay Area Hospital — Mehrdad Gerami 222, Tom Crawford 222, Jack Lenox 216; Lisa Wooley 186, Anita Church 174, Sally Curtis 163. Cosmo — Kathryn Rehfus 214, Sheryl Todd 212, Shyla Sanne 203. Rolling Pins — Nora Bailey 241, Linda Nichols 226, Carol Paulson 215. Primers Too Seniors — Nick Boutin 256, Gerald Sanger 233, Denny Klum 210; Gloria Surprise 197, Linda Nichols 192, Nancy Lauth 182. C a s h C l a s s i c — Karl Daniel 268, Matt Weybright 266, Trevor Sanne 259; Shyla Sanne 232, Kay Nelson 222, Stacey Nelson 216. T hu r s day B u m p e r s — Lane Michael 145, Hunter Cheser 112, Nathaniel Landry 96; Smantha Borei 106, Prisayus Paxson 89, Mayci Hubbard 82. Varsity — Scott Lathrom 263, Shawn McNally 258, Trevor Sanne 248. Thursday NASCAR/Social — George Dukovich 187, Dave Taylor 181, Bruce Muller 169; Dudi Wittwer 148, Nancy Davidson 137, Mary Ann Dub 125. Silver Tip Seniors — Larry Zimin 265, Ray Nichols 256, Chuck Parks 234; Sheryl Todd 215, Doris Forcia 198, Linda Nichols 193. Friday Bumpers — Jake Williams 144, Dylan McAfee 102, Noah McDougal 101; Devan Nasby 120, Lilee Fitzhenry 105, Saraya Rees 97. Timber — Karl Daniel 258, Ron Schaar Jr. 235, Tom Crawford 234, Bob Zumbro 234; Hanna Britton 189, Debra Huffman 173, Lori Wright 164. Jack-n-Jill — Gilbert Jorgensen 206, Earl Lang 199, Jeff Bearden 191; Molly Schroeder 163, Chris Williamson 157, Gail Nordstrom 155, Laura Jorgensen 155. Sunday 12x12 — Tom Dill 247, Ronnie Silva Jr. 235, Richard Thornhill 226; Aimee Peters 200, Sally Curtis 188, Becky Fairhurst 180. Sunday Reno — Randy Hines 235, Randy Props 226, Michael Andrade 220; Lisa Duryee 200, Sandy Tammietti 180, Rose Daily 153. HIGH SERIES Young at Heart Seniors — Larry Zimin 615, Bruce Watts 598, Berrel Vinyard 589; Marge Novak 509, Sally Curtis 507, Nancy Lauth 479. Monday Juniors — Dillon Woodworth 657, Troy Liggett 585, Jordan Clark 550; Arianna Campbell 618, Josie Dixon 542, Amy Kress 504. Men’s Coast — Bryan Roberts 719, Adam Slater 703, Ron Cress 665. Tuesday Senior Boomers — Harry Winslow 638, Bill Henderson 573, Ray Holladay 491; Randy Freeman 537, Judy Cutting 536, Carol Roberts 422. Bay Area Hospital — Tom Crawford 598, Craig Wooley 591, Mehrdad Gerami 590; Lisa Wooley 539, Anita Church 496, Sally Curtis 484. Cosmo — Sheryl Todd 593, Shyla Sanne 565, Kathryn Rehfuss 564. Rolling Pins — Linda Nichols 629, Nora Bailey 560, Sandra Jacobs 542. Primers Too Seniors — Gerald Sanger 606, Bud Grant 579, Nick Boutin 574; Gloria Surprise 533, Nancy Lauth 522, Linda Nichols 515. Cash Classic — Matt Weybright 751, David

Warrick 706, Karl Daniel 674; Kay Nelson 594, Stacey Nelson 588, Shannon Weybright 586. Thursday Bumpers (two-game series) — Lane Michael 290, Hunter Cheser 221, Tripp Karo w 188; Samantha Borei 201, Pirsayus Paxson 159, Mayci Hubbard 158. Varsity — Shawn McNally 707, Trevor Sanne 692, Scott Lathrom 657. Thursday NASCAR/Social (two-game series) — George Dukovich 348, Ryan Greco 324, Dave Taylor 316; Dudi Wittwer 289, Nancy Davidson 258, MaryAnn Dub 243. Silver Tip Seniors — Larry Zimin 663, Berrel Vinyard 649, Chuck Parks 634; Sheryl Todd 570, Linda Nichols 542, Doris Forcia 536. Friday Bumpers — Jake Williams 243, Dylan McAfee 190, Antonio Gallagher 182; Devan Nasby 224, Lilee Fitzhenry 185, Saraya Rees 170. Timber — Karl Daniel 731, Ron Schaar Jr. 668, Larry Huffman 651; Debra Huffman 496, Lori Wright 465, Hanna Britton 436. Jack-n-Jill — Earl Lang 564. Brian Fletcher 543, Gilbert Jorgensen 520; Laura Jorgensen 440, Gail Nordstrom 423, Molly Schroeder 407. Sunday 12x12 — Ronnie Silva Jr. 673, Tom Dill 648, Richard Thornhill 591; Aimee Peters 515, Sally Curtis 507, Becky Fairhurst 584. Sunday Reno — Randy Props 623, Michael Andrade 583, Rod Duryee 562; Sandy Tammietti 526, Lisa Duryee 502, Rose Daily 403.

Running Prediction Run and Walk Feb. 8 At Coos Bay Age group results, expressed as the difference between predicted and actual times for a 3-mile walk or 5-mile run. 25-29 — 1. Aaron Bennion, Coos Bay, 1:15; 2. Carrie Pigage, North Bend, 2:08; 3. Alexa Carleton, Coos Bay, 4:34. 30-34 — 1. Lonnie Corey, North Bend, :51; 2. Alyssa Hensey, Coos Bay, 1:04; 3. Amarisse Wooden, Coos Bay, 1:43; 4. Alice Pruett, Coos Bay, 1:49; 5. Alexis Bricker, Coos Bay, 4:25. 35-39 — 1. Carolyn Acker, Coos Bay, :05; 2. Todd Landsberg, Coos Bay, :31; 3. Tiffany Crutchfield, Coos Bay, :31; 4. Ross Acker, Coos Bay, 2:19. 40-44 — 1. Rice Dowling, North Bend, 1:26; 2. Shari Dowling, North Bend, 2:17; 3. Steve Delgado, Coos Bay, 2:31. 45-49 — 1. John Greif, North Bend, 2:00; 2. Laurie Sevier, North Bend, 2:08; 3. Anthony Collins, North Bend, 3:57; 4. Rick Keating, North Bend, 4:38. 50-54 — 1. Barbara Young, Coos Bay, 2:49. 55-59 — 1. Tom Hull, Coos Bay, :16; 22. Paul Potter, Florence, :19; 3. Doug Veysey, North Bend, :31; 4. Joe Walker, North Bend, 1:10; 5. Ryan Woods, North Bend, 2:24. 60-64 — 1. Kyla Schneyder, Coos Bay, :49; 2. Kent Sharman, North Bend, :50; 3. Kirk Patrick, coos Bay, :58. 65-69 — 1. Tom Bedell, Bandon, 1:19; 2. Larry Muth, Coos Bay, 2:23. 70-74 — 1. Roy Mollier, North Bend, 1:14; 2. Jim Clarke, Norht Bend, 4:45; 3. Nancy Clarke, North Bend, 6:50. 85-89 — 1. Don Hynes, Coos Bay, 1:45.

Gymastics Pacific Edge Invitational Feb. 8 Gymnastics Plus results, listed by level and division, with places and scores for vault, uneven parallel bars, balance beam, floor exercise and all around.

Level 3 Junior A Vault: 10. Natalie Fish, 8.300. Bars: 5. Fish, 8.500. Beam: 11. Fish, 6.900. Floor: 9. Fish, 8.500. All-Around: 9. Fish, 32.200.

Level 3 Junior B Vault: 6. Katie Tellei, 9.100. Bars: 3. Tellei, 9.000. Beam: 2. Tellei, 9.000. Floor: 2. Tellei, 9.400. All-Around: 2. Tellei, 36.500.

Level 3 Senior Vault: 8. Gracelynn LeBlanc, 9.000. Bars: 9. LeBlanc, 7.600. Beam: 10. LeBlanc, 7.000. Floor: 10. LeBlanc, 7.300. All-Around: 10. LeBlanc, 30.900.

Level 4 Child A Vault: 6. Kianna Thomas, 8.700; 10. Roxy Day, 8.400. Bars: 4. Thomas, 8.900; 11. Day, 6.800. Beam: 7. Thomas, 9.050; 10. Day, 7.200. Floor: 8. Thomas, 8.600; 11. Day, 8.200. All-Around: 5. Thomas, 35.250; 11. Day, 30.600.

Level 4 Child B Vault: 5. Claire Patin, 9.000; 8. Lorelei Martin, 8.500. Bars: 4. Patin, 8.900; 11. Martin, 8.200. Beam: 8. Patin, 8.400; 13. Martin, 8.200. Floor: 9. Patin, 8.700; 14. Martin, 8.200. All-Around: 3. Patin, 35.000; 13. Martin, 33.100.

Level 4 Junior B Vault: 3. Ella Thomas, 9.100. Bars: 6. Thomas, 9.000. Beam: 10. Thomas, 8.850. Floor: 13. Thomas, 7.600. All-Around: 8. Thomas, 34.550.

Level 6 Junior Vault: 2. Parker Stocker, 8.350. Bars: 1. Stocker, 8.100. Beam: 3. Stocker, 8.950. Floor: 3. Stocker, 8.600. All-Around: 2. Stocker, 34.000.

Level 7 Junior Vault: 8. Elise Martin, 9.250; 12. Abbie Curtis, 9.000; 15. Callista Martin, 8.750. Bars: 4. Curtis, 9.000; 7. Elise Mratin, 8.750; 11. Callista Martin, 8.500. Beam: 1. Callista Martin, 9.400; 3. TieCurtis and Elise Martin, 9.200. Floor: 6. Curtis, 9.300; 11. Callista Martin, 9.050; 15. Elise Martin, 8.950. All-Around: 4. Curtis, 36.500; 7. Elise Martin, 36.150; 9. Callista Martin, 35.700.

Samuel Miller, GCST, 38.71. 50 Backstroke — C: 1. Kirchner, 1:06.52; 2. Wadlington, 1:09.37; 3. Miller, 1:30.98; 4. Langlie, 1:33.24. 100 Individual Medley — C: 1. Kirchner, 2:50.72. 25 Butterfly — C: 1. Mills, 30.23. 25 Backstroke — B: 1. Finley Cheal, SCAT, 22.99; C: 1. Mills, 26.42; 2. Kirchnder, 30.40; 3. Wadlington, 30.50; 4. Jake Green, SCAT, 34.94; 5. Miller, 35.65; 6. Langlie, 45.05. 100 F r e e s t y l e — C: 1. Wadlington, 2:16.09; 2. Krichner, 2:37.77. 25 Breaststroke — B: 1. Cheal, 25.02. 50 Freestyle — B: 1. Mills, 44.51; C: 2. Green, 1:09.59; 3. Kirchner, 1:11.70; 4. Langlie, 1:25.00; 5. Miller, 1:29.15.

Girls 9 & Under 200 Individual Medley — B: 3. Morgan Hoefs, SCAT, 3:34.08; 4. Rebecca Witharm, SCAT, 3:37.16. C: 1. Lily Mecum, SCAT, 4:15.66. 50 F r e e s t y l e — B: 1. Hoefs, 38.07; 3. Hailey Wadlington, GCST, 39.35. C: 2. Witharm, 41.72; 4. Sarah Perry, SCAT, 42.33; 7. Ophelia Katsikis, SCAT, 44.97; 8. Mecum, 46.85; 9. Victoria Entz, SCAT, 47.36. 100 Backstroke — C: 1. Witharm, 1:46.60; 2. Katsikis, 1:50.02; 3. Mecum, 2:03.07. 100 Individual Medley — B. 1. Hoefs, 1:37.68. C: 1. Witharm, 1:44.75; 4. Perry, 1:52.29; 5. Katsikis, 1:55.35. 100 Breaststroke — B: 3. Wadlington, 1:50.57. C: 1. Katsikis, 2:00.93; 3. Perry, 2:08.07; 4. Mecum, 2:17.98. 50 Butterfly — B: 1. Witharm, 43.79. C: 1. Hoefs, 49.37; 2. Wadlington, 51.79; 5. Perry, 1:03.94. 5 0 B a c k s t r o k e — B: 2. Wadlington, 45.70; 3. Witharm, 46.74; 4. Hoefs, 47.53; 6. Katsikis, 49.53; 7. Perry, 50.46; 9. Mecum, 52.68; 10. Entz, 55.64. 200 Freestyle — B: 1. Hoefs, 3:03.67. C: 1. Katsikis, 3:33.18. 50 Breaststroke — B; 1. Jamee Bowers, GCST, 50.95; 2. Kirra Cooley, GCST, 51.23; 3. Wadlington, 51.26. C: 2. Witharm, 55.12; 3. Perry, 56.74; 4. Katsikis, 57.39; 5. Mecum, 59.83. 100 Butterfly — A: 1. Witharm, 1:46.99. B: 1. Wadlington, 1:50.82; 2. Hoefs, 1:59.44. 100 Freestyle — A: 1. Bowers, 1:20.10. B: 1. Hoefs, 1:23.91; 2. Wadlington, 1:28.29. C: 1. Witharm, 1:36.49; 5. Katsikis, 1:43.22; 6. Mecum, 1:48.23; 7. Cooley, 1:48.27; 8. Perry, 1:48.55; 9. Entz, 1:56.64.

Level 8 Child

Boys 9 & Under

Vault: 4. Grace Roderick, 8.350; 11. Payton Davidson, 8.000. Bars: 6. Roderick, 8.600; 7. Davidson, 8.550. Beam: 4. Roderick, 8.950; 10. Davidson, 8.225. Floor: 8. Davidson, 8.700; 10. Roderick, 8.600. A l l -A r ou nd: 6. Roderick, 34.500; 9. Davidson, 33.475.

At North Bend South Coast Aquatic Team (SCAT) and Gold Coast Swim Team (GCST) results, listed by age group. Results listed with A (state qualifier), B or C standards.

200 Individual Medley — 1. Jack Waddington, GCST, 3:27.00. 50 Freestyle — B: 1. Finley Cheal, SCAT, 38.60. C: 1. Andrew Langlie, GCST, 42.70; 3. Trey Kirk, GCST, 45.25; 4. Henry Hood, SCAT, 45.60; 7. Asa Messner, SCAT, 59.83. 10 0 Backstroke — C: 1. Cheal, 1:49.73; 3. Hood, 2:00.07; 4. Kirk, 2:00.93. 100 Individual Medley — B: 1. Langlie, 1:36.05; 2. Markus Kliewer, 1:39.29. C: 3. Hodd, 1:57.72. 100 Breaststroke — B: 1. Langlie, 1:54.04. 50 Butterfly — B: 1. Kliewer, 48.38. C: 1. Langlie, 51.98; 2. Hood, 56.33; 3. Kirk, 1:05.45. 50 Backstroke — B: 1. Waddlington, 44.03; 2. Kliewer, 44.82; 4. Langlie, 47.83. C: 3. Hood, 54.04. 200 Freestyle — A: 1. David Roberts, SCAT, 2:27.40. B: 1. Langlie, 3:10.92. 5 0 B r e a s t s t r o k e — B: 1. Waddington, 50.32; 2. Kliewer, 53.10; 3. Langlie, 53.55. C: 4. Hood, 1:05.21. 100 Butterfly — A: 1. Cheal, 1:33.61; 2. Kliewer, 1:42.68. 100 Freestyle — B: 1. Cheal, 1:27.42. C: 1. Langlie, 1:32.55; 3. Kliewer, 1:34.32; 6. Hood, 1:45.54.

Girls 8 & Under

Girls 10-Year-Olds

25 Freestyle — C: 4. McKenzie Shriver, SCAT, 23.17; 7. Andrea Springmeyer, SCAT, 26.44; 8. Mallory Edd, GCST, 26.88; 9. Jenna Hill, SCAT, 28.69; 10. Devin Plummer, GCST, 29.62; 11. Emily Kirk, GCST, 29.70; 12. Mckenzie Riehl, SCAT, 32.92; 13. Kendra Hilgel, GCST, 37.01. 50 Backstroke — C: 4. Shriver, 1:00.76; 5. Hill, 1:01.52; 7. Kirk, 1:09.21; 8. Hilgel, 1:13.41; 9. Edd, 1:22.07. 25 Butterfly — C: 4. Shriver, 28.95; 6. Hilgel, 38.70; 7. Kirk, 41.96. 25 Backstroke — C: 4. Shriver, 27.21; 7. Springmeyer, 27.39; 8. Riehl, 30.16. 25 Breaststroke — C: 5. Springmeyer, 35.40. 50 Freestyle — C: 5. Shriver, 58.77; 6. Springmeyer, 59.99.

200 Individual Medley — B: 1. Paige Kirchner, GCST, 3:10.91. C: 1. Hannah Whitey, SCAT, 3:21.49. 50 Freestyle — A: 1. Bella Jones, SCAT, 29.75. B: 1. Kirchner, 33.84. C: 1. Mirabella Matthews, GCSt, 36.93; 5. Whitey, 39.69; 6. Morgan Billeterr, GCST, 40.58. 100 Backstroke — B: 1. Kirchner, 1:30.48. C: 2. Matthews, 1:37.43; 3. Whitey, 1:39.01; 5. Billeter, 1:54.49. 100 Individual Medley — C: 1. Kirchner, 1:31.99; 2. Whitey, 1:38.42; 4. Matthews, 1:42.43; 7. Billeter, 1:55.06. 100 Breaststroke — C: 3. Whitey, 1:49.36. 50 Butterfly — B: 2. Kirchner, 40.50. C: 1. Matthews, 50.50; 3. Billeter, 55.54. 50 Backstroke — A: 1. Jones, 36.61. C: 2. Kirchner, 43.86; 3. Whitey, 44.53. 200 Freestyle — B: 2. Kirchner, 2:49.66. C: 1. Whitey, 3:213.92. 50 Breaststroke — A: 1. Natalie Cheal, SCAT, 40.24; 2. Makenna Roberts, SCAT, 40.30. C: 4. Whitey, 52.76. 100 Butterfly — A: 1. Kirchner,

Level 8 Junior Vault: 1. Julie Gage, 9.150. Bars: 5. Gage, 7.500. Beam: 8. Gage, 7.550. Floor: 3. Gage, 9.250. AllAround: 4. Gage, 33.450.

Swimming B/C Championships

Level 3 Child A

Boys 8 & Under

Vault: 7. Amyaika Funk, 8.800. Bars: 10. Funk, 6.800. Beam: 7. Funk, 7.500. Floor: 6. Funk, 8.700. All-Around: 7. Funk, 31.800.

25 Freestyle — c: 1. Trevin Mills, SCAT, 20.93; 2. Caleb Wadlington, GCST, 25.16; 3. Ethan Kirchner, GCST, 25.57; 4. Micah Langlie, GCST, 38.23; 5.

1:30.59. 100 Freestyle — B; 3. Kirchner, 1:16.97. C: 4. Whitey, 1:33.61.

Boys 10-Year-Olds 200 Individual Medley — C: 1. Elias Strasman, SCAT, 3:23.43.550 Freestyle — B: 1. Konrad Hoyer, SCAT, 34.02. C: 1. Tyler Hill, SCAT, 38.18; 3. Strasman, 40.34. 100 Backstroke — A: 1. Hoyer, 1:24.79. C: 1. Hill, 1:41.30. 100 Individual Medley — B; 2. Hoyer, 1:28.40. C: 1. Strasman, 1:38.27. 100 Breaststroke — A: 1. Hoyer, 1:35.68. 50 Butterfly — C: 1. Strasmna, 45.97; 2. Hill, 56.03. 50 Backstroke — C: 1. Strasman, 44.30. 200 Freestyle — C: 1. Hoyer, 3:01.19; 2. Strasman, 3:05.34. 50 Breaststroke — C: 2. Strasman, 58.18. 100 Freestyle — B: 1. Hoyer, 1:18.51. C: 1. Strasman, 1:28.07.

Girls 11-Year-Olds 1 0 0 I n d i v i d u a l M e d l e y — A: 1. Annika Strasman, SCAT, 1:13.19. C: 2. Angeal Allman, SCAT, 1:26.19; 3. Kristina Powley, SCAT, 1:32.12; 4. Mary Langlie, GCST, 1:33.62; 5. Ellie Hilgel, GCST, 1:35.00 6. Kaylin Dea, SCAT, 1:40.06. 1,650 Freestyle — B: 1. Strasman, 21:39.22; 2. Allman, 22:30.15. 50 Freestyle — C: 2. Langlie, 35.14; 5. Danae Reynolds, SCAT, 35.98; 6. Powley, 36.16; 7. Hilgel, 36.76; 8. Tessa Scheirman, SCAT, 43.69. 100 Backstroke — B: 1. Allman, 1:22.07. C: 3. Reynolds, 1:34.87; 4. Emily Miller, GCST, 1:35.05; 5. Langlie, 1:38.48; 6. Dea, 1:41.18; 7. Hilgel, 1:42.78; 8. Powley, 1:43.54. 200 Backstroke — B: 1.Strsaman, 2:33.41. 200 Individual Medley — C: 1. Miller, 3:09.06. 100 Breaststroke — B: 2. Strasman, 1:30.83. C: 1. Miller, 1:36.44; 5. Hilgel, 1:44.59; 6. Allman, 1:45.20; . Langlie, 1:46.06; 9. Dea, 1:53.22; 11. Reynolds, 2:01.75. 50 Butterfly — A: 1. Strasman, 34.53. C: 4. Miller, 42.26; 6. Allman, 42.41; 9. Reynolds, 46.74; 10. Hilgel, 49.21; 12. Scheirman, 56.47; 13. Dea, 1:01.40; 14. Langlie, 1:05.83. 1 , 0 0 0 F r e e s t y l e — B: 1. Strasman, 12:25.85. C: 1. Allman, 14:07.38. 50 Backstroke — B: 2. Allman, 37.82. C: 6. Taylor Waddington, GCST, 45.18; 7. Reynolds, 45.41; 8. Langlie, 45.44; 9. Powley, 46.15; 11. Scheirman, 50.43; 12. Dea, 51.14. 200 Freestyle — A: 1. Strasman, 2:21.46. C: 4. Langlie, 2:55.47; 5. Powley, 3:01.52; 7. Reynolds, 3:20.40; 8. Dea, 3:34.60. 50 Breaststroke — C: 4. Langlie, 47.76; 6. Powley, 48.27; 8. Allman, 49.04; 10. Waddington, 43.11; 12. Dea, 57.00; 13. Reynolds, 1:00.33. 100 Butterfly — A: 1. Strsaman, 1:17.81. 100 Freestyle — C: 1. Allman, 1:14.09; 4. Langlie, 1:24.08; 7. Powley, 1:27.55; 8. Reynolds, 1:32.62; 9. Waddington, 1:33.89; 10. Scheirman, 1:35.33; 11. Dea, 1:36.45. 500 Freestyle — B: 1. Allman, 6:42.62.

11-Year-Old Boys 100 Individual Medley — A: 1. Craig Hoefs, SCAT, 1:17.16. C: 2. Tucker Hood, SCAT, 1:39.72. 50 Freestyle — B: 1. Hoefs, 30.96. C: 1. Hood, 40.36. 100 Backstroke — B: 1. Zachary Holt, GCST, 1:20.26; 2. Hoefs, 1:22.76. C: 1. Hood, 1:40.10. 100 B r e a s t s t r o k e — C: 2. Hood, 2:19.87. 2 0 0 Breaststroke — C: 1. Hoefs, 3:09.65. 50 Butterfly — B: 1. Holt, 35.85; 2. Hoefs, 38.73. C: 5. Hood, 50.09. 50 Backstroke — B: 1. Holt, 37.77; 3. Hoefs, 39.48. C: 4. Hood, 45.79. 50 Breaststroke — C: 2. Hood, 53.18. 100 Butterfly — B: 1. Hoefs, 1:29.22. 100 Freestyle — B: 1. Hoefs, 1:09.34; 2. Holt, 1:09.48. C: 3. Hood, 1:35.39. 500 Freestyle — B: 1. Hoefs, 6:34.54.

12-Year-Old Girls 100 Individual Medley — B: 1. Helen Witharm, SCAT, 1:16.05. C: 3. Macey Goodrich, GCST, 1:27.35. CHECK44 0 0 I n d i v i d u a l M e d l e y — 1. Anna Langlie, GCST, 6:30.77. 1,650 Freestyle — A: 1. Anna Hutchings, GCST, 19:48.97; 2. Callie Reynolds, SCAT, 20:08.56. B: 1. Helen Witharm, SCAT, 21:58.05. 50 Freestyle — B: 2. Witharm, 29.31. C: 2. Anna Langlie, GCST, 33.30; 7. Goodrich, 35.79. 1 0 0 B a c k s t r o k e — B: 1. Reynolds, 1:13.16. 2 0 0 Bac kstro k e — B: 1. Hutchins, 2:29.99. 200 Individual Medley — B: 1. Reynolds, 2:2:37.20; 2. Witharm, 2:38.53. C: 2.

Langie, 3:01.37; 3. Goodrich, 3:09.59. 100 B r e a st str ok e — B: 1. Hutchins, 1:22.67; 4. Witharm, 1:28.24. 200 Breaststroke — B: 2. Hutchins, 3:04.46. C: 1. Reynolds, 3:08.54; 2. Langlie, 3:27.98. 50 Butterfly — C: 2. Witharm, 35.25; 6. Langlie, 39.12; 7. Goodrich, 41.19. 1,000 Freestyle — A: 1. Hutchins, 11:35.26; 2. Reynolds, 12:09.76. 50 Backstroke — B: 3. Reynolds, 35.71; 4. Witharm, 35.97. C: 3. Langlie, 40.47. 200 Freestyle — B: 1. Reynolds, 2:19.66; 2. Witharm, 2:21.49. C: 2. Langlie, 2:36.80; 3. Goodrich, 2:52.89. 50 Breaststroke — A: 1. Grace Knutsen, SCAT, 36.33. B: 2. Witharm, 40.27. C: 5. Langlie, 45.91. 100 Butterfly — C: 2. Goodrich, 1:35.12. 500 Freestyle — A: 1. Reynolds, 6:03.01. C: 1. Goodrich, 7:31.18. 2 0 0 B u t t e r f l y — A: 2. Reynolds, 2:37.98. 1 0 0 F r e e s t y l e — B: 2. Witharm, 1:04.10. C: 3. Langlie, 1:11.51.

12-Year-Old Boys 400 Individual Medley — B: 1. Alexander Kliewer, GCST, 5:47.40. 1,650 Freestyle — A: 1. Kenneth Shepherd, SCAT, 20:15.75. 50 Freestyle — B: 2. Shepherd, 29.76. 100 Backstroke — B: 1. Shepherd, 1:50.00; 2. Kliewer, 1:16.24. 200 IM — B: 1. Kliewer, 2:50.90. 100 Breaststroke — B: 1. Kliewer, 1:32.73. 50 Butterfly — C: 1. Shepherd, 37.10. 1,000 Freestyle — A: 1. Shepherd, 12:01.81. 5 0 B a c k s t r o k e — B: 1. Kliewer, 36.20; 3. Shepherd, 36.85. 50 Br e aststr o k e — B: 2. Kliewer, 41.40. 100 Butterfly — C: 1. Kliewer, 1:24.18. 1,000 Freestyle — B: 2. Shepherd, 1:04.46. C: 1. Kliewer, 1:10.29.

13-Year-Old Girls 4 0 0 I n d i v i d u a l M e d l e y — B: 1. Sarah Kuykendall, SCAT, 5:34.99. 1,650 Freestyle — A: 1. Vianka Hoyer, SCAT, 20:15.75. 50 Freestyle — A: 1. Hoyer, 27.01. B: 1. Kuykendall, 28.24. C: 1. Tamra Miller, GCST, 31.07; 7. Tana Hilgel, GCST, 37.35; 8. Kiana Jones, SCAT, 40.69. 2 0 0 Backstroke — C: 1. Miller, 2:45.12. 200 Individual Medley — B: 1. Kuykendall, 2:38.10. C: 4. Hilgel, 3:11.91. 200 Breaststroke — B: 1. Kuykendall, 3:06.01. C: 4. Hilgel, 3:23.43. 100 Butterfly — B: 1. Kuykendall, 1:13.38. C: 1. Miller, 1:22.20. 1,000 Freestyle — A: 1. Hoyer, 11:48.93. 100 Backstroke — A: 1. Hoyer, 1:06.58. B: 2. Kuykendall, 1:13.30. C: 8. Jones, 1:45.51. 200 Freestyle — A: 1. Hoyer, 2:11.09. B: 1. Kuykendall, 2:17.87. 200 Butterfly — B: 1. Kuykendall, 2:51.32. 100 Freestyle — A: 1. Hoyer, 58.47. B: 1. Kuykendall, 1:04.49. C: 8. Jones, 1:35.49. 500 Freestyle — A: 1. Hoyer, 5:48.29.

13-Year-Old Boys 50 Freestyle — C: Connor Fromm, GCST, 31.48; 2. Mark Larson, GCST, 33.64. 200 Breaststroke — C: 1. Larson, 3:13.11. 100 Butterfly — C: 1. Fromm, 1;31.03; 2. Larson, 1;36.80. 1 0 0 Backstroke — C: 1. Collin McCarthy, GCST, 1:21.31; 2. Larson, 1:21.36; 3. Fromm, 1;21.50. 200 Freestyle — C: 1. McCarthy, 2:25.59; 2. Fromm, 2:37.64; 3. Larson, 2:42.43. 100 Breaststroke — B: 1. McCarthy, 1:22.72. C: 1. Larson, 1:33.00; 2. Fromm, 1:39.24. 100 Fresetyle — C: 1. McCarthy, 1:06.64; 2. Fromm, 1:12.26; 3. Larson, 1:14.00.

14-Year-Old Girls 400 Individual Medley — A: 1. Hailey Hide, SCAT, 5:10.19. 1,650 Freestyle — A: 1. Liliana Bennett, SCAT, 19:57.82. B: 1. Zaraya Estrada, SCAT, 20:44.74; 2. Makayla Proett, SCAT, 22:02.24. 50 Freestyle — B: 2. Bennett, 29.30; 3. Proett, 29.31. 200 Backstroke — B: 1. Estrada, 2:31.96; 2. Bennett, 2:35.43. 200 Individual Medley — B: 2. Bennett, 2:32.74. C: 1. Proett, 2:42.38. 200 Breaststroke — B: 1. Proett, 3:00.41. 100 Butterfly — A: 1. Estrada, 1:04.94. B: 2. Bennett, 1:13.27. C: 1. Proett, 1:18.63. 1,000 Freestyle — B: 1. Estrada, 12:26.80. 100 Backstroke — B: 1. Bennett, 1:10.41; 2. Estrada, 1:11.78. C: 1. Proett, 1:14.40. 200 Freestyle — B: 1. Bennett, 2:11.14; 2. Estrada, 2:13.52. 100 Breaststroke — B: 1. Proett, 1:23.72. 100 Freestyle — B: 1. Estrada, 1:01.04; 2. Bennett, 1:01.75. 500 Freestyle — B: 1. Estrada, 5:52.29; 2. Proett, 6:19.91.


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The business of love Florists, chocolatiers crank out gifts to keep up with Cupid’s demand BY CHELSEA DAVIS The World

Reds and pinks may consume Valentine’s Day, but local businesses are only seeing green. The weeks leading up to Valentine’s Day are florist Julie Reed’s busiest of the year. On Saturday, she’ll finally be able to crash after a whirlwind Friday of delivering bouquets across the South Coast from her shop, Ocean Breeze Flowers and Gifts, in North Bend. This week, pink and red ribbons, vases, packing boxes and heart details packed Reed’s store. Her fridges were stuffed with roses and other flowers, as well as greens to fill out bouquets. “Valentine’s Day is a florist’s busiest holiday,” she said. “There’s a lot of prep work in the weeks in advance getting everything ready, because you just have a couple of days — Thursday and Friday — to do everything.” Reed ordered at least 1,000 roses and hundreds of other stems to get ready for the influx of orders. She also had to stock up on extra vases, boxes and greens. In a typical week, she would only order around 50 roses. According to the National Retail Federation’s 2014 Valentine’s Day spending survey, the average person will spend more than $130 on candy, cards, gifts, dinner and more, up slightly from last year. In total, Americans are expected to dole out $17.3 billion during this season of love. More than half will send greeting cards, while nearly 49 percent will get sweets for their sweetie. Cranberry Sweets general manager Jackie Schaiff said the chocolatier’s Valentine’s season begins with making novelty items like molded candies, roses and chocolate

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Set goals to further profitability Q: Why is it important to set business goals? A: Goals focus attention on achieving desirable outcomes. They are powerful. In business, one desirable outcome would be profitability. Profitability does not happen without making sales plus managing expenses. Employees prefer to know what management DOWN TO expects them to accomplish and goals provide that direction. The human brain has amazing ARLENE abilities SOTO to solve problems and goals channel brain power toward finding solutions. Whether business goals are to set company direction or provide motivation, they should be specific, measurable, achievable and timely. Let’s go back to the profitability goal mentioned previously. A company goal: “XYZ Company will be profitable” is not very specific. How profitable? Are there enough customers to achieve that? By when will profitability be reached? How will you know the company is profitable? A better way to state that goal is: XYZ Company will attain a 10 percent net profit margin by the end of 2014 based on sales of 100,000 units. Now it’s possible to plan action steps to reach that goal and adjust the progress toward attaining the goal if necessary. Once in a while, management will want to change the course of an organization by motivating employees to reach higher. Jim Collins and Jerry Porras, in their book “Built To Last” talk about big, hairy, audacious goals, or BHAGs. One of my favorite examples of a BHAG occurred May 25, 1961, when then President John F. Kennedy announced the ambitious goal of sending an American safely to the moon before the end of the decade. That goal was achieved July 20, 1969. In 1961 no one knew exactly how to make that happen but the goal inspired many to work toward a desirable outcome. The brain power of many was channeled toward finding a solution. Goals that have been achieved are an opportunity for celebration. Successful companies set goals that support the business mission and recognize employees for a job well done. Even a sole proprietor can benefit from goal setting and celebrating accomplishments. What desirable outcomes would you like to achieve? Now is the time to create goals to make those outcomes happen. Arlene M. Soto is the director of the SWOCC Small Business Development Center, www.BizCenter.org. She can be reached at 541-7566445, asoto@socc.edu, or at 2455 Maple Leaf, North Bend, OR 97459.

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A worker places freshly dipped chocolate covered cherries on paper to dry Tuesday afternoon at the Cranberry Sweets & More factory in Coos Bay.

Penny Brandon greets customers at Cranberry Sweets & More’s factory and store in Coos Bay on Tuesday afternoon. The store offers many specials on chocolates and candy for holidays such as Valentine’s Day. cards. The company starts ordering non-perishable supplies in December. The store’s physical transition from Christmas to Valentine’s starts at the turn of the new year.

“It’s not our busiest holiday but it’s growing,” she said. “Every year it builds and builds.” Cranberry Sweets averages around 100 to 150 orders for Valentine’s Day

and orders 3,000 pounds of chocolate to keep up. While Valentine’s Day is big — Easter is bigger. The spring holiday quadruples the amount of candy the company produces for

Valentine’s Day. Red roses have always been the big seller on Cupid’s holiday; that continues to hold true. “But I think when men call in they order red roses, whereas if they come in the store, they see all the different things they can get and they change their mind,” Reed said. “I think sometimes women prefer to get something different, like mixed bouquets.” The NRF survey found, though, that only one-third of Americans will send flowers this year. More and more couples enjoy a night on the town. Nationwide, Valentine’s dinner dates represent 20 percent of total spending for this year’s holiday. “It’s really crazy,” Reed said. “It’s fun, but it’s crazy.” Reporter Chelsea Davis can be reached at 541-2691222, ext. 239, or by email at chelsea.davis@theworldlink.com. Follow her on Twitter: @ChelseaLeeDavis.

Engles among nation’s top independent furniture stores NORTH BEND — Engles Furniture is one of the top 20 independent furniture stores in the nation. The North Bend store earned this designation based on its sales, social media power through Klout scores, peer group voting and market share from Home Furnishings Business Magazine. “It is a real honor to be selected in the top 20,” said owner Eric Engles. “We are celebrating our 50th year. In that time our customers have helped make us a great store and to achieve this amazing award.” Engles Furniture has been locally owned and operated by the Engles family since 1964. The store boasts a 21,000-square-foot showand a room 13,000-square-foot warehouse that is racked 30 feet high. The Top 20 listing can be found in Home Furnishings

Business Magazine’s December issue on page 28.

Learn to sell to government COOS BAY — Learn how to sell to the government at an upcoming workshop. Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Small Business Development Center is offering a workshop to introduce participants to the basic tools to grow their business through selling to the government. Federal, state and local government agencies spend millions of dollars every year purchasing goods and services from the private sector. Small business owners often are afraid to tap into this lucrative market because it seems so complex. The workshop will be taught by J. Rick Evans, executive director of the Organization for Economic Initiatives Inc. The workshop is $20 per

person and seating is limited. Registration is required at www.bizcenter.org. The workshop will be held 68:30 p.m. March 19 at The Business Center, 2455 Maple Leaf in North Bend. For more information, call Southwestern SBDC at 541756-6866 or email Mary at Loiselle mloiselle@socc.edu.

Farr’s celebrates reopening in Coquille COQUILLE — Farr’s True Value Hardware celebrated the grand reopening of its Coquille store last Saturday. Lisa Farr, Jay Farr and Chris Liga, backed by the rest of the Coquille store staff, were on hand for the “chain cutting.” A free pizza lunch and thousands of dollars worth of prizes were given away. Farr’s began 98 years ago in Coquille not far from the current store at 220 N. Central Blvd.

Higher gasoline prices are on the way N EW YO R K ( A P) — Drivers, here’s the bad news: You’ll be paying more for gasoline in the coming weeks. The good news: You’ll likely pay less than last year. Or the year before, or the year before that.

The price of gasoline held steady into early February, but an increase is almost inevitable this time of year. Pump prices have gone up an average 31 cents per gallon in February over the pa s t t h re e yea rs. A n d although this year’s rise

might not reach the heights of years past, there are reasons for drivers in some re g i o n s — l i ke t h e Northeast — to worry about a painful spike. The price of crude oil has risen 8 percent over the past month, to $100 per barrel.

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Facebook software engineer Brielle Harrison demonstrates expanded options for gender identification at her company’s headquarters Wednesday. Harrison, who helped engineer the project, plans to switch her identifier to “Trans Woman.”

New gender options for Facebook users MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — With a click of a cursor, Jay Brown in Cheverly, Md., went from Male to Trans Male. A few states away, Debon Garrigues of Asheville, N.C., switched from Male to Neutral. In San Francisco, Marilyn Roxie, formerly Female, chose three: Androgynous, Transgender and Genderqueer. Across the country Thursday, news swept through the transgender community that social media giant Facebook had added a customizable option with about 50 different terms people can use to identify their gender as well as three preferred pronoun choices: him, her or them. And one after another, they made their

changes in a quiet revolution of sorts. “For me, this is about much more than a button on a monitor,” Garrigues said. “This encourages people to think outside the binary spectrum. It means I don’t have to try to fit in the wrong boxes.” For many others, the change went unnoticed — or too far. Facebook said the changes, shared with The Associated Press before the launch, initially cover the company’s 159 million monthly users in the U.S. and are aimed at giving people more choices in how they describe themselves, such as androgynous, bigender, intersex, gender fluid or transsexual.

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Right at Home: Spring’s rosy glow BY KIM COOK The Associated Press This spring, pinks are popping up all over home decor — the softer versions soothing and nurturing, the bright ones bouncy and vivacious. Warm pink light can be flattering, so designers have long employed tricks like painting lampshade interiors in those hues or switching regular bulbs for soft pink ones. “Pink’s such a fun color to play around with. I see it two ways — dusty, light and classic, or vibrant, ‘statement’ and sharp,” says Boston-based designer Taniya Nayak. “The former adds subtle whispers of elegance, while the latter turns up the volume in a space.” Eddie Ross, East Coast editor for Better Homes & Gardens, is another fan. “Pink is back, and it’s all grown up. Paired with stronger hues like navy, chocolate or gray, pink looks sophisticated and surprising,” he says. Ross suggests several ways to incorporate the color for different effects: “When you cover a sofa or chair in a light pink, it acts like a neutral. Swap out throw pillows for a completely different look. Light pink bedding looks great with just about any skin tone. Light pink linen mats in simple white frames with black and white photos look crisp.” His favorite pink paint shades include Devine Color’s Devine Poodle — “great on dining room chairs in a lustrous high gloss”; Benjamin Moore’s subtle

An accent chair in a vibrant pink damask pattern that adds a touch of traditional style in a contemporary hue. This spring, pink is popping up all over home decor - the softer versions soothing and nurturing, the brighter hues bouncy and vivacious. Bottom: An Ovo table lamp in fuchsia glass that brings a punch of pink into spring decor.

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Adding in a few pink accessories freshens a great room or living room for spring. A pink pouf is a practical piece with flair. Affinity Proposal for walls; Farrow & Ball’s Blushes — “a strong pink that would be stunning on a ceiling paired with cream and gray.” Valspar’s Rosario Ridge and Universe Quartz Pink are two others to consider. Sherwin-Williams’ Spun Sugar and Malted Milk are as tasty-looking as their names, as are Peach Parfait and Fruit Shake from Benjamin-Moore. CB2’s Vapor chair is Lucite-tinged pink; acrylic’s a strong trend in furniture this season, so this piece

gives extra style bang for the buck. And the retailer’s City Slicker table resembles a big chunk of neon pink bubblegum; a fun piece like this is a great way to play with the color. San Francisco designer Tineke Triggs adds a deep pink desk to a home office, or a crushed berry ceiling to a bedroom. She pairs them with other bold colors like crisp white and egg yolk, or soft tans and grays. Combine pink accessories with contemporary pieces, or add a hit of sur-

prise in a roomful of rustic, traditional or industrial elements. Pink looks great next to reflective and textured materials such as mirrors, metallics and velvets, but also alongside linen, burlap, weathered pine, rattan. And don’t be afraid to shop the kids’ furniture stores: Pottery Barn Kids has a pretty pink Moroccan floor pouf and a smart pink metal side table that would add punch to a den or master bedroom. Land of Nod’s got a playful rag rug, a preppy blush-and-cream striped

flatweave, and a sophisticated, hand-tufted floral rug in pastel pink. West Elm’s spring collection includes some interesting geometricprinted, crewel-stitched or hand-blocked throw pillows

in guava and bergamot. Lamps Plus stocks some pink lighting that includes Robert Abbey’s rectangular Schiaparelli Pink ceramic table lamp with a Lucite base, and OVO’s glass lamp in elegant fuchsia. Crate & Barrel’s Clara chair is covered in a gentle watercolor floral that brings springy gardens to mind. Aaron Probyn’s porcelain dinnerware collection in a dreamy blush, also at the retailer, is pretty without being precious. Homegoods has wellpriced pieces like an elegant, damask-printed accent chair with nail-head trim, and a chic, crocodileembossed ceramic vase, as well as storage boxes and hand-carved picture frames in shades of pink.

Rule changes tighten reverse mortgage eligibility THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Reverse mortgages have become increasingly popular in recent years, as cashstrapped seniors seek ways to keep pace with rising expenses - not to mention cope with the pummeling their retirement savings took during the Great Recession. But the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) noticed that borrowers increasingly have been opting to withdraw most or all of their home equity at closing, leaving little or nothing for future needs. Consequently, by mid-2012 nearly 10 percent of reverse mortgage holders were in default and at risk of foreclosure because they couldn’t pay their taxes

and insurance. That’s why Congress authorized HUD to tighten FHA reverse mortgage requirements in order to: encourage homeowners to tap their equity more slowly; better ensure that borrowers can afford their loan’s fees and other financial obligations; and strengthen the mortgage insurance fund from which loans are drawn. Here are the key changes: Most reverse mortgage borrowers can now withdraw no more than 60 percent of their total loan during the first year. Previously, borrowers could tap the entire amount on day one - a recipe for future financial disaster for those with limited means.

The first-year limit may be waived for certain homeowners whose “mandatory obligations” (e.g., upfront insurance premiums, loan origination fees, delinquent federal debt, etc.) exceed the 60 percent amount; but they’ll have to pay a higher upfront mortgage insurance premium - 2.5 percent of the home’s appraised value instead of the normal 0.5 percent. (Note: Credit card debt isn’t considered a mandatory obligation, so those with significant credit card debt may not be able to withdraw enough to pay off their debt.) Generally, borrowers can take the money either as a lump sum at closing (with a fixed-rate loan), or as an

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ongoing line of credit or payments monthly (adjustable rate loan). However, lump-sum payments are now subject to the 60 percent mandatory obligations test, so to withdraw more than that you’ll have to go the line-of-credit route, at least for the first year; after that, you can tap the remaining balance if you wish. Under previous rules, almost anyone with sizeable home equity could take out a reverse mortgage. Now, potential borrowers must undergo a detailed financial assessment to ensure they’ll be able to meet future tax and insurance obligations. Lenders are required to review the borrower’s credit

history. They also must analyze all income from earnings, pensions, IRAs, 401(k) plans or Social Security, and weigh it against the borrower’s likely living expenses, including other outstanding debts. Those who come up short (i.e., are more likely to default) may be required to set aside money from their reverse mortgage to cover future obligations - thereby lowering the amount of equity they’d be able to tap. The new regulations also reduce the maximum amount of home equity that can be borrowed against - 10 to 15 percent less than before, on average. Generally, the older you are, the more equity you have

and the lower the interest rate, the more you’ll be able to borrow. Note: The age component of this calculation is based on the youngest party listed on the loan. Because reverse mortgages are so complicated, potential borrowers are required to consult an HUDapproved counselor before being allowed to apply. Do preliminary research at helpful sites sponsored by HUD (www.hud.gov), the Financial Consumer Protection Bureau (www.cfpb.gov) and AARP (www.aarp.org). Also check with an accountant, financial planner or lawyer specializing in elder law to make sure a reverse mortgage is right for you.


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New home? Tips for getting to know the garden BY DEAN FOSDICK The Associated Press Americans are a restless bunch. They change locations with a frequency that would tire a migrating songbird. But there is more to moving day than unpacking boxes; there’s also learning to care for that garden inherited with the new home. If you were thinking ahead, you asked for an inventory of the plants and accessories that came with the house. “There’s no problem with asking owners for a list of landscape items and for an explanation about the plantings,” said Shirley French, an agent with the Woodstock, Va., office of Funkhouser Real Estate Group. “Usually, the owners are more than happy to give you a list. In fact, if they know the purchasers are interested, that will make for good feelings on both sides.” Gardening priorities are determined mostly by the seasons. You won’t be mowing the lawn in February, although you might be

combing the seed catalogs. But where to start with a newly purchased property? Michael Becker, president of Estate Gardeners Inc. in Omaha, Neb., suggests that putting safety first. “Check out the dangers,” said Becker, a spokesman for Planet, the Professional Landcare Network that certifies green industry professionals. “Are the retaining walls stable? Are any trees leaning or diseased with dead branches? “Assess the hardscape,” Becker said. “Is anything heaving, creating tripping hazards? Examine the drainage around the house. More often than not, it isn’t correct and may be damaging the structure. Bring in some professionals to help sort things out.” As for plantings, be patient with the perennials. “Go through the seasonal changes,” Becker said. “Learn what things look like in your yard. Determine if it’s aesthetically what you want, or if it’s so high-maintenance you won’t have the time to care for it. Most perennials need pruning and

deadheading.” Other things to consider when dealing with an unfamiliar landscape: ■ Make note of the average frost dates. Do soil tests. Map the yard for sun and shade. “If you live in the city and all you have is a porch or a patio to work with, where is all that water going to go that you’ll be putting on plants?” asked Josh Kane, president and head designer at Kane Landscapes Inc. in Sterling, Va. “Also, where do you get the water? You’ll have to figure out how to care for everything.” ■ Water fixtures. “Look for care instructions when dealing with special features,” Kane said. “A lot of people get put off or are scared of things like koi ponds, pools and fountains that require startups, mainThe Associated Press tenance and attention during A new home owner’s pre-built Sunshine GardenHouse made from a kit that he added to the seasons.” his yard, to greatly extend the growing season in the cool coastal climate of Whidbey Island, ■ Don’t try to do every- in Langley, Wash. It’s being used for everything from seed starting and growing tomatoes and thing the first year. Mulching sweet corn to relaxing with a good book on days when it’s too wet to garden. will keep the weeds down. Composting will improve “Nothing gives you as much sewer or water lines, to pre- might want to build a big the soil. Bringing in some impact in a garden as plant- vent root damage. Study the outdoor room or pool and plat map for restrictions that find they can’t do it because annuals for window boxes, ing annuals,” Kane said. ■ Anticipate. Avoid could prevent expansions or of an easement on the prophanging baskets or containers will provide instant color. planting trees or shrubs near additions. “A lot of people erty,” Kane said.

The dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning BY SUSAN HANSEN UNL Extension

In the winter months, the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning sharply rises. Carbon monoxide is colorless, odorless and tasteless. It is produced by the incomplete combustion of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels. Household appliances fueled

Remember the drafty old houses that have natural air conditioning year-round and the curtains blow even when the windows are shut? The bad news is that they are not very energy efficient. The good news is that the risk of carbon monoxide decreases because there is more ventilation. Symptoms of carbon

with natural gas, oil, kerosene or wood may produce carbon monoxide. Because you cannot see, taste or smell carbon monoxide, it can poison or kill its victims without the victim suspecting a thing. The dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning increases when there is less ventilation.

Season for the optimist In a sure sign of spring, I got my first seed catalog just before Christmas. And a dozen more in the week after. It’s tough to think seriously about gardening when the wind howls, the snow blows and you spend your days slipper-sliding on the walks and the streets. (On one memorable morning, I slipper-slided right into another car — smudged her quarter-panel but ripped the bumper right off my car. If I’d been in the pickup, it would have been a completely different story. Its bumper is chromed steel, not painted vinyl.) But gardening is exactly what the eternal optimists among us are thinking about right now. Count me among them. Last season’s crop was only so-so. A cool spring that seemed to drag on forever set back everything by a good month, then that was followed by blazing heat. No transition for my little green-growies, and they never recovered. The tomatoes and cukes were pretty punk last year; the potatoes were really the only good crop. I don’t know what happened to the onions, a bulb usually so prolific I’m often eating the last of the previous year’s crop as the next one is coming on. They looked beautiful through the summer, but by the time I stuck my fork into the bed for the harvest last fall, nearly all had vanished. It’s a mystery. Some weekend afternoon during the next couple of blustery weeks I’ll sit down with my trusty cup of cocoa and a snuggly blanket and pour through all those seed catalogs. I’ll order my usual potatoes (thinking Yukon Gold this time; I’ve been on Kennebec for the past two seasons, but I miss my goldies) and cucumbers. I’ll have to check my seed supply, but I think I need green beans, too. The strawberries I’ve been trying to get restarted since their bed died out three years ago finally seem to have taken hold again, but I may order a couple of dozen more sets just in case. I gave up on raspberries and spaded up the bed last season, so I’m thinking of moving my canna lilies to their semi-shady spot. Now that I consider it, that shade may have had something to

Joy sedums and aren’t a bit interested in the ribbon grass or the English ivy, but bunnies attack just-sprouted annuals as though they’re starved for salad. Maybe after a winter's hibernation under the deck, they are. I’ve had some success with cosmos and marigolds if I can keep them alive long enough to develop adult leaves. Perhaps they’re less tasty then … or maybe it’s simply because by June there are more succulent veggies to nibble. Anyway, I’m thinking of ordering flower seeds, planting them, then covering them for a few weeks with the chicken-wire row covers I made over the winter. Maybe that will work. Because I really miss summer flowers. Send your questions to: HouseWorks, P.O. Box 81609, Lincoln, NE 68501, or email: houseworks@journalstar.com.

do with the raspberries never really taking off, but the cannas should do fine. I always liked the way they l o o k e d against the HOUSE fence at the old-old h o u s e , where I started growing those very plants 30 years ago, so I think they’ll add a STEVE welcome BATIE blaze of color to the edge of the vegetable garden. But that will leave a big hole in the flower bed up by the house. Annuals are a tough row to hoe in my bunny-beset neighborhood; the critters nibble them to the ground as soon as they pop up. They ignore my perennial irises, daylilies and Autumn

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least 15 feet from fuel-burning appliances. Carbon monoxide detectors on each level of the house provide extra protection. Have the furnace checked periodically - ideally each year - by a professional. Look at the color of the gas burner flames and pilot lights. A yellow-colored flame indicates the fuel is not burning efficiently and could be releasing a higher-thanusual amount of carbon monoxide. Common sense will help tremendously. Do not let a car run in a garage, particularly an attached garage, even if the garage door is open. Do not use charcoal grills inside the home, outside an open window or in an attached garage. If your carbon monoxide detector sounds and you are

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S H A R E Y O U R M E S S AG E 5 4 1 - 2 6 7 - 6 2 7 8 Assemblies of God

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190 D Street, Coos Bay • 541-808-0822

South Empire Blvd. & Olesan Lane

Rev. Betty and Russell Bazzell, Pastors

Church - 541-888-6114 Pastor -541-888-6224

Building a Christ Centered Family Sunday School 9:30am Sunday Morning Worship 10.30am Wednesday 7:00pm: Kid’s Program/Youth/Adult P.O. Box 805/2050 Lincoln St./NorthBend Ph. 541-756-4838 www.nbfwc.org

Baptist E M M A N U E L BA P T I S T C H U R C H

444 S.Wall, Coos Bay • 888-3294 Sunday Service & Sunday School..........................................10:00 am CHRISTIAN SCIENCE READING ROOM Adjacent to church - Open after services, or by Appt.

541-751-9059

Church of Christ

282 W. Sixth, Coquille OR 97423 Senior Pastor Mark Elefritz ... Assistant Pastor Aaron Finley Sunday School 9:30am Morning Worship Service 10:45 am Wednesday Family Night 6:00 pm Call for information about Youth Ministries, Bible Studies, Mom-To-Mom Ministry, Men’s Group & Wednesday Family Night for all ages

541-396-2921 • www.ebccoquille.org

Morning Worship..................................................................10:30 am Wednesday Bible Study (Youth & Adult)..................................6:30 pm “We preach the Gospel as it is to people as they are.”

YO U R C H U R C H H E R E !

C O N G R E G AT I O N M AY I M S H A L O M

“Building the Church you read about in your Bible”

Shabbat Service

775 W. Donnelly Ave.

Bible School Classes 9:45am • Evening Worship 6:00pm Morning Worship 10:45am • Wednesday Prayer & Study 7:00pm Thursday Night Youth Group 7:00pm

Friday, February 14th, 7:00pm led by Rabbi Jackie Brodsky 123 Ocean Blvd., Coos Bay

Signing for Hearing Impaired *** Also, Nursery Available

For more info call 541-266-0470 www.mayimshalom.org

CHURCH OF CHRIST

YO U R C H U R C H H E R E !

F I R S T BA P T I S T C H U R C H 1140 South 10th, Coos Bay An American Baptist Church Pastor Gary Rice

www.firstbaptistcoosbay.com

2761 BROADWAY, NORTH BEND • 541-756-4844

Sunday School.........................................................9:00 am Sunday Morning Worship........................................10:00 am Sunday Children’s Church......................................10:00 am Monday Bible Study.................................................6:00 pm Wednesday Home Bible Study..................................6:30 pm

Sunday Bible Study.................................................................9:30 am Sunday Worship....................................................................10:30 am Sunday Life Group..................................................................6:00 pm Wednesday Bible Study...........................................................7:00 pm

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Where You Can Find A Friend F I R S T BA P T I S T C H U R C H O F N O R T H B E N D Pastor J. L. Coffey 2080 Marion Ave., North Bend, 541-756-6544

www.firstbaptistnb.org

Sunday School....................................................9:45 am Sunday Worship Service...................11:00 am & 6:00 pm Wednesday SAFE Addiction Recovery Program......6:30 pm Wednesday Bible Study........................................7:00 pm SOUTHERN BAPTIST

S K Y L I N E BA P T I S T C H U R C H

Church of God

(Cleveland, Tenn.)

CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH & SCHOOL

1067 Newmark, North Bend • 541-756-6289 Pastor Gary L. Robertson Sunday School........................................................9:30 am Sunday Morning Service.......................................10:30 am Sunday Evening Service..........................................6:00 pm Wednesday Evening Service....................................7:00 pm

1835 N. 15th, Coos Bay • 541-267-3851

“Building People Through Biblical Values”

Pastor Quintin Cundiff

Sunday Worship (Fall/Winter schedule)..................10:30 am Sunday Bible Study for all ages...........................11:45 am Wednesday Advent Service............................................7:00 pm Christ Lutheran School NOW ENROLLING preschool through 6th grade

Community Churches H AU S E R C O M M U N I T Y C H U R C H Staff: John Adams, Bill Moldt, Rob Wright, Rob Douglass, Nancy Goodman. Radio broadcast Sunday @ 8:30 a.m. (K-Light 98.7 fm)

H O LY R E D E E M E R - N O R T H B E N D 2250 16th St. - 541-756-0633

Sunday Worship Celebration..................................................9:00 am & 11:00 am Sunday School..........................................................................................9:00 am Nurseries provided for all services. Affiliated with Village Missions - 541-756-2591

(West off Broadway)

S T. M O N I C A - C O O S BAY

357 S. 6th St.

MASSES: Saturday Vigil: 5:30 pm Sunday: 8:30 am & 11:00 am Spanish Mass: 1 pm Confessions: Saturday 3:30 pm - 5 pm or by appt. Daily Mass: Tues: 5:30 pm Wed-Fri: 12 pm

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America 2741 Sherman Ave., North Bend Pastor Sue Seiffert - 541-756-4035

Office Hours...................................................Mon.-Fri. 8:45-11:45 am Sunday School........................................................................9:15 am Adult Study ........................................................................... 9:00 am Worship (Child Care Provided)...................................................10:30 am faithlutheran-nb.org Home of Cartwheels Preschool ~ faithlutheran_nb@frontier.com

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Christian FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH 2420 Sherman, North Bend • 541-756-5555 Sunday School.......................................................................9:30 am Praise and Worship..............................................................10:45 am Ladies Bible Study....................................................Thurs., 10:00 am Children’s Worship and Nursery Care

Pastors Sharron Kay & Jim Womack

Reformed H O P E C OV E N A N T R E F O R M E D C H U R C H 580 E. 9th St., Coquille, Oregon

Pastor: Ron Joling • 541-396-4183

Salvation Army T H E S A LV A T I O N A R M Y

WORSHIP & SERVICE CENTER 1155 Flanagan, Coos Bay...541-888-5202 Lieutenants Kevin and Heather Pope...Corps Officers NEW SCHEDULE Free Kids Meal.......................................................................9:00 am Christian Worship....................................................................9:30 am Sunday Morning Worship......................................................10:45 am

1290 Thompson Rd., Coos Bay (5 Blocks East of Hospital)

Pastor Jon Strasman - 541-267-2347

Come Come

Worship With Us

WORSHIP HOURS Worship Service.......................................8:30 am & 11:00 am Sunday School......................................................... 10:00 am Adult Bible Study..................................................... 10:00 am All are Welcome (Nursery available for all services)

Seventh-day Adventist Church C O O S B AY S E V E N T H - DAY A DV E N T I S T

2175 Newmark, Coos Bay 541-756-7413

Methodist THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCHES

Sabbath School Bible Class..................................................9:30 am Worship Service..................................................................10:45 am

Pastor Ken Williams

of North Bend and Coos Bay First UMC, North Bend

YO U R C H U R C H H E R E !

Sunday School......................................................... 9:15 am Sunday Morning Worship........................................ 10:30 am Men & Womens Breakfast Bible Study (Friday).................. 6:30 am Combined Youth Group (Sunday)..................... 6 pm-7:30 pm

Sunday School........................................................................9:45 am Morning Service ..................................................................11:00 am Afternoon Service...................................................................4:30 pm

GLORIA DEI LUTHERAN ELCA

MASSES: Saturday Vigil: 4:00 pm Sunday: 8:00 am & 12:00 pm Confessions: Saturday 3-3:45 pm or by appointment Daily Mass: Wed 5:00pm / Thu & Fri 9:00am

541-756-4155 Harrison & Vermont St. (East side of Pony Village Mall)

FA I T H L U T H E R A N C H U R C H 69411 Wildwood Dr., 7 miles north of North Bend

Catholic

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, N. BEND

www.clcs-cb.org

(1 block off Newmark behind Boynton Park)

Sunday School......................................................................... .9:00 am & 10:30 am Sunday Worship..........................................................................9:00 am& 10:30 am Wednesday Awana.........................................................................................6:30 pm

Presbyterian

Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod

3451 Liberty St., North Bend - 541-756-3311 www.sbcnb.org David Woodruff, Sr. Pastor - Tim Young, Adult & Family Ministries Josh Kintigh, Youth & Children, Brenda Langlie, Children’s Director

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Lutheran

NORTH BEND CHURCH OF GOD

“A Christ Centered, Biblically Based, Family Oriented, Dynamic Fellowship”

Sunday School ............................................................................9:30 am Sunday Morning Worship ...........................................................10:30 am Sunday Evening Worship..............................................................6:00 pm Monday Men’s & Women’s Meeting.........................................6:30 pm Tuesday SAFE Meeting...........................................................7:00 pm Wednesday Teen Meeting........................................................7:00 pm Thursday Mid-Week Services...................................................7:00 pm

Jewish

C O O S B AY C H U R C H O F C H R I S T Bob Lentz, Minister (541) 267-6021

Pastor Ivan Sharp

Episcopal E M M A N U E L E P I S C O PA L C H U R C H 4th & Highland, Coos Bay 541-269-5829 Rev. Stephen A. Tyson, Rector

Sunday Services........................................................7:30 & 10:00 am Sunday School Classes...........................................................9:45 am Holy Eucharist with Healing.....................................................12 noon Children’s Sermon & Nursery Care

Foursquare B AY A R E A F O U R S Q U A R E C H U R C H 466 Donnelly (across from the new Coos Bay Fire Station) Glorifying, Proclaiming and Showing Christ to all Pastors: David & Marilyn Scanlon

(541) 269-1821 Sunday School..... (All ages through Adult)..................................9:00 am - 9:45 am Sunday Worship.....(Nursery & Children’s Church Provided).........................10:00 am We also have small group ministries meeting throughout the week. E-mail: Ba4@ba4.org Website: www.ba4.org

123 Ocean Blvd., SE Coos Bay, OR 97420 (541) 756-6959 fumcnorthbend@gmail.com • northbendumc.org Sunday Worship.............................9:30 a.m.

Unitarian Universalist U N I TA R I A N U N I V E R S A L I S T ( S. C . U. U. F. )

First UMC, Coos Bay 123 Ocean Blvd., SE Coos Bay, OR 97420 (541) 267-4410 officemanager@coosbayumc.org www.coosbayumc.org Sunday Worship...........................11:00 a.m.

DIVERSE BELIEFS - ONE FELLOWSHIP Liberal Religious Organization 10am Sundays at 580 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay.

541-266-7335 for more information and childcare arrangements

Nazarene

Unity Worldwide Ministries

N A Z A R E N E - B AY A R E A

U N I T Y B Y T H E B AY

Located in North Bend at 1850 Clark St. (Behind Perry Electric) Sr. Pastor Ron Halvorson

“Honoring diversity and the many paths to God. A spiritual community to come home to...”

Sunday School...........................................................................................9:30 am Sunday Morning Worship .........................................................................10:45 am Sunday Evening Worship.............................................................................6:00 pm

NURSERY • CHILDREN’S CHURCH • YOUTH PROGRAM BIBLE STUDIES • CARE GROUPS For information or directions call 541-756-2004

Sunday Celebration Service - 10 am 2100 Union ~ North Bend • 541-751-1633 Office/Bookstore M-W-F 10 - 2

Call Yellow Cab for a $1 (each way) ride to Unity By The Bay.


Three daughters and a ring Dear Mary: I have a big problem and have told my daughters and their daughters that I am going to accept your advice to solve it. I have only one asset of significant value, and it is a ring given to me many years ago by my mother. All of them want it when I die. This has caused a huge argument. I know there will be hard feelings no matter whom choose to receive this ring in my will. I had the ring appraised, and it is of signific a n t EVERYDAY By CHEAPSKATE value. the way, I am 94 and my daughters are 69, 70 and 73. Thank you for helping Mary m e before Hunt time runs out. — Dorothy H., Oregon Dear Dorothy: The way I see this you have two choices: 1) You can leave the ring to your first-born, which is a kind of traditional way that heirlooms are passed down to the next generation or 2) Sell the ring now and divide the proceeds equally among your heirs. If I were you I would go with option No. 2. I predict that once they hear your decision, there will be a sudden change of attitude to preclude you carrying through with a sale. Dear Mary: You suggest that I save at least three months worth of my expenses in a savings account for an emergency. The problem is that I will have to pay income taxes on the interest I earn on that money. Do you have any other suggestions that may serve the same purpose without my having to pay taxes to cover an emergency? Debbie K., Colorado Dear Debbie: Not wanting to earn interest because you will be taxed on the interest is like saying you don’t want to earn a paycheck because you’ll have to pay taxes on it. The only difference is that you have to work for the paycheck, but you can earn interest in your sleep. Let’s say your emergency fund holds $10,000. These days, you’d be lucky to earn 2 percent interest in a savings account. But let’s say you can. In one year, you will earn about $200 interest. If you are in the 28 percent tax bracket, you will pay $56 of the $200 in taxes. But so what? The reason for the account in the first place is to keep you afloat during a time of financial stress. Besides, you get to keep $144 of the interest. I don’t know about you, but I’ll pay $56 to earn $144 any day. So should you. Dear Mary: Recently, I was trying to look up an address online, and I stumbled across a website that offers background checks. I looked up myself and found an incorrect address that I’ve never lived at, but curiously, it’s the same incorrect address that shows on my credit report. How is it legal for this site to sell background checks? It is a total invasion of our privacy. Do you know how these websites get our information, and is there anything we can do to get it removed from the web? Thank you. — Jen K., Pennsylvania Dear Jen: Don’t assume everything on the Internet is legal. I don’t know about the site you found, but a lot of data gathering does not break any laws. Some states sell information from drivers’ licenses to marketing firms. Credit bureaus sell your information to banks and credit card companies. Lots of information about you is in the public record. Your name, address and phone number are in countless phone books. Your insurance providers submit your information to data gathering companies. The best you can do is to opt out whenever given the choice and then keep a close eye on your credit report. Dispute incorrect information immediately, then follow up to make sure it is corrected or removed. Your credit report is where any irregularities will show up. Mary invites questions at mary@everydaycheapskate.c om, or c/o Everyday Cheapskate, P.O. Box 2099, Cypress, CA 90630.

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Real Estate Specialist Roseburg is a leader in the wood products industry. We are growing and looking for individuals to grow with our company. This position will assist the Real Estate Manager executing our public and private access as well as real estate transaction programs. The functions are: conduct and review road use fee and swap out calculations, write terms and conditions letters for BLM timber sales, develop BLM or USFS permits and license agreements; develop and review easements, licenses and permits. Conduct analysis and appraisals; conduct preliminary title and legal access document reviews, create exhibits, coordinate with title companies, 1031 accommodators and legal counsel; prepare reports and distributions. The Minimum Qualifications are: Bachelors degree in forestry, forest engineering or related sciences and 2+ years experience or 4+ years work experience in BLM reciprocal right of way agreement administration or title and real estate transaction administration; self starter and capable of working independently; strong detail oriented analytical and communication skills; proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook. GIS systems a plus. For more job information go to http://roseburga.iapplicants.com and if you are qualified, please apply and attach cover letter and resume. Human Resources An Equal Opportunity Employer

For more information and to apply please visit: www.umpquadairy.com We are a drug free workplace EEO

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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.

l Human Resources Director l Archaeologist/THPO l Cultural Activities Coordinator l Police Officer Details and job descriptions are available at www.coquilletribe.org. for questions, Contact Human Resources at (541) 756-0904

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Job Requirements: s A minimum of 5 yrs. sales & supervisory experience in a similar or related business (grocery, restaurant, food service, etc.) s Superior relationship management skills and an exceptional commitment to customer satisfaction s Ability to work under pressure; organized and efficient use of time; set priorities to ensure tasks are completed accurately and on time s Ability to work a flexible schedule including some weekends and holidays s Must possess or be able to obtain a Class A CDL

HARMONY HOMECARE “Quality Caregivers provide Assisted living in your home”. 541-260-1788

The Coquille Indian Tribe is accepting applications for the following positions:

Must be an Oregon Registered Nurse. $5000.00 sign on bonus. Please apply in person at 2890 Ocean Boulevard Coos Bay, OR 97420

Sales Manager at our Coos Bay Distribution Center. The Sales Manager will oversee the day-to-day operations of the Coos Bay Distribution Center: This includes managing sales, monitoring product inventory, supervising employees, overseeing facility maintenance and organizing the distribution needs of the Company along the Coast.

227 Elderly Care

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306 Jobs Wanted Umpqua Dairy Products is seeking a

Business 300

301 Business for Sale BARBER SHOP 4 SALE: The North Bend Barber Shop. Call for details after 6pm. or leave message. 541-404-3737

402 Auctions Another Quality I-5 UNRESERVED PUBLIC AUCTION Heavy Equipment, Farm and Ranch Implements, Trucks, Cars, Shop Equipment, Tools and much, much more! Sun. Feb 23 10am, 121 Deady Crossing, Sutherlin, OR Preview Sat Feb 22 from 9-5pm and 2 hrs prior to sale on Sunday. All items sell to highest bidder! 10% Buyer Premium Applies. No Reserves and No Minimum Bids. (541) 673-5636 I-5auctions.com

403 Found FOUND: Electronic remote Training Transmitter dogs on 01/26/14. 541-269-5084 to identify. 5 DAYS CLASSIFIED PUBLISHING IS BACK!! Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday

Merchandise under $200 total 4 lines - 3 days - Free

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Aidan Senior Living in Reedsport is recruiting

CNA’S AND CMA’s. Full Time and Part Time positions available. Sign on Bonus. Must have current Oregon CNA or CMA license. A love of geriatric residents and be willing to work as a team player. Contact DNS Bessie at 541-271-5841 ext. 246.

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601 Apartments

LOST: January 12, 2014 in Coos Bay area. Grey Cockatiel Bird. Call 503-568-5842

407 Personals Western WA. Guy seeks gal, 50-66, slim/average build to come share quiet times, I like trips, walks, nature, moonlight & cuddling. Write Greg: P.O. Box 3013, Arlington, WA 98223

Services 425 430 Lawn Care Rod’s Landscape Maintenance Gutter Cleaning, Pressure Washing, Tree Trimming, Trash Hauling and more! Lic. #7884 Visa/MC accepted 541-404-0107

Real Estate 500

APARTMENTS AVAILABLE 1 bedroom C.B. $450. 1 bedroom N.B. $475 1400 sq. ft 2 bdrm C.B. $850. Call for info.

541-297-4834 Willett Investment Properties Apt. for rent in CB, 2 bdrm. carpeted w/ vinyl in kitchen and Bath. Private carport, lawn, (Landlord Mows), W/D hook up, W/S pd. friendly neighbors, quiet, 1 level, off street, near shopping and park. $710 Mo + dep. for your new home, hurry! No smoking/pets. 541-888-6078 before 9pm.

5 DAYS CLASSIFIED PUBLISHING IS BACK!! Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday

I WILL RENT, lease or lease option to buy the right 3 or more bdrm. house. 1800/+ sq. ft. in Bandon w/garage on end of quiet st. or cul-de-sac on lg. lot or w/acreage. Single story preferred. ladypatriot@live.com 541-329-7705.

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For Rent: Lakeside 2 bdrm, 1 bath. Granite counter tops, stainless fridge/dishwasher. Laminate floors, dogs okay, smoking okay, sec. 8 okay. shop, not included. $750mo. 541-267-2954 Lakeside: Freshly remodeled, spacious, 1500 sf home. w/ 2 car garage, large storage shed, fenced front and side yard on large lot. 2 to 3 bdr. Pets okay upon approval, $1100 includes Garbage, 1st, last, cleaning + pet dep. 541-759-4730 On 1 Acre, 2 homes, 3 bed 2 bath and 1 bed 1 bath. Very clean, rent both for $1400 or separately for $1050 and $550. 5 Mi. from Bandon. 541-290-6172

608 Office Space FOR RENT: Office/Retail space approx. 1400 sf. High traffic area at 1544 Newmark $500 Mo. Lease required. For more details call 541-297-2348

909 Misc. Auto HONDA WORLD

FERAL CAT CLINIC is coming Coquille! MARCH 02, 2014. Please call 541-294-4205, leave a message and please speak clearly.

$12,990

803 Dogs FOUND: 2/10/14 on North Bank Rd. A small dog. Call Pacific Cove at 541-756-6522 to identify.

MEXICO TIME SHARE FOR SALE! CALL 541-404-8813 FOR INFO.

Market Place 750 753 Bazaars ATTENTION CRAFTERS! Spring Fair March 28-30 at Douglas County Fairgrounds. Our 39th year! Booths available for quality crafts. For infio, send SASE to Spring Fair 2014, PO Box 22, Dillard, OR 97432.

2009 Honda Fit Sport 34K Miles, Auto, Alloys. #13146A/047918

808 Pet Care $13,990

Pet Cremation

2006 Nissan Frontier LE Ext. Cab Auto, Power Windows, CD, More #B3461/436177

541-267-3131

$22,990

901 ATVs

2011 Honda Element EX Auto, 19K Miles, 1 Owner #B3464/001186

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5 DAYS CLASSIFIED PUBLISHING IS BACK!!

$8,990 2004 Mazda B2300 5Sp, 4 Cyl., A/C, 36K Miles #B3447/012920

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday

BAYFRONT TOWNHOMES Real Estate/Rentals (Includes Photo)

Good 6 lines -5 days $45.00

Better 6 lines - 10 days i $55.00

Best (includes boxing) 6 lines - 20 days $69.95 All ads will appear in The World, Bandon Western World, Umpqua Post, The World link, theworldlink.com and Smart Mobile.

Myrtle Point Deli Space

510 Wanted

710 Miscellaneous

802 Cats

612 Townhouse/Condo

602 Commercial Property

RURAL NORTH BEND 36 acres. Well, septic, power, driveway. $105,000. Realtor Harold Brice. 541-297-7720.

Wanted: Crab Pots, Crab Rings and Rope. 541-808-4411

2 bedroom, 1 bath, Garage W/D hookup. Quite - Empire Lake Area. Garbage paid. No pet/ smoking $750. + dep. 275 Ackerman. 541-888-5310 for application.

PUBLISHER’S NOTICE

505 Lots/Acreage

709 Wanted to Buy

FOR RENT: 3 Bdrm, 2 bath. 1800sf. Bay View Home on Cape Arago Hwy. Garage & storgage shed. House like new $1200./ month plus deposit. 541-217-1096

610 2-4-6 Plexes

501 Commercial 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.

604 Homes Unfurnished

1500+ sq. ft. Furnished. $900/mo 502 Spruce St. 541-488-0407. Building also for sale.

Other Stuff 700 701 Furniture For Sale: Leather Ottoman/ single hide a bed. like new $75 obo. 541-266-8635 Large Entertainment Center/ Bookcase $300. Queen size Sleeper Couch $100. Corner Cabinet $75. Call 541-751-1446

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604 Homes Unfurnished Reedsport area: Available now 2 bed, 1 bath, laundry, single garage. Garbage/Sewer paid. $525/month + $400 deposit. Call 541-297-0694

Merchandise Item Good 5 lines - 5 days $8.00

CB Town/Bay good/view 3 bdrm 2bth Washer Dryer, dishwasher, disposal, large storage, 1 1/2 story. Fenced front yard, own driveway $890 mo. First/last plus sec. dep. $300. Close to Fred Meyers. Call 541-207-0482

Country setting 2 Story, 2 bdrm 1 & 1/2 bath. home, 3 min. from town. $575 mo. plus $400 dep. Call 541-756-3078

Better 5 lines - 10 days $12.00

Best (includes a photo & boxing) 6 lines -15 days $17.00 All ads will appear in The World, Bandon Western World, Umpqua Post, The World link, theworldlink.com and Smart Mobile.

$22,990

Auto - Vehicles Boats -Trailers

Wooded setting, fireplace, decks, view of bay and bridge. 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths. Tamarac 541-759-4380

2011 Honda Element EX Auto, 19K Miles, 1 Owner #B3464/001186

Good Garage Sale / Bazaars Good 5 lines - 1 day $12.00

6 lines - 5 days $15.00

Better (includes photo) 6 lines - 10 days $20.00

$8,990 2000 Toyota Tacoma SWB, 5Sp, A/C, 50K Miles, 1 Owner. #B3453/576248

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(includes boxing) 6 lines - 3 days $20.00 All ads will appear in The World, Bandon Western World, Umpqua Post, The World link, theworldlink.com and Smart Mobile.

754 Garage Sales Coos Bay ESTATE SALE: Oak Hoosier, Native Items, Furniture, Stove, Fridge, W/D, Trunks, Generator, Garage Items, Teak Mid Century Office System, 1994 Oldsmobile. 95076 Myrtlewood Ln. off East Bay Rd. 3 Miles past Eastside Market. Sat & Sun 8-5, Feb 15th & 16th. Sunday Most 1/2 Price @ noon. See Photos on Facebook, White Raven Estate Sales.

906 4X4 2012 Toyota Dbl. cab 4x4 pick up. Long bed. 10K, V-6 - Auto SR5 Package, Keyless entry, sliding Rear Window, Power Window and Locks, Cruise, back up Camera, Daytime Running Lights, Tow pkg, Alloy Wheels, Fiberglass Canopy $29,900. 541-217-4915 16 ft. Fiberglass Boat w/ 75 Horse Power Motor and Trailer $450. Call 541-404-7499

801 Birds/Fish 5 DAYS CLASSIFIED PUBLISHING IS BACK!! Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday

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

Adoptions on site. 541-294-3876

1350 Ocean Blvd., Coos Bay

915 Used Cars For Sale: 1990 F150 4x4, 14ft, fiberglass boat and trailer, $3800. Boat includes 2 Mercury engines, fuel/water separater system, fishing gear, 12v electric trailer wench and new trailer tires. 541-396-5478 Used 4 Good Year Tires 185/70 R14. $40. 541-294-9107

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SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS: Find your niche here! Tell them what your business has to offer on the Bulletin Board. Affordable advertising customized just for you! Call

541-269-1222 Ext. 269 Kohl’s Cat House

$32,990 2011 Acura MDX AWD, 16K Miles, Leather, Luxury. #B3459/519019

HondaWorld.com 541-888-5588 • 1-800-634-1054

909 Misc. Auto

PICC-A-DILLY Flea Market: Fairgrounds, Eugene. THIS SUNDAY, Feb. 16, 10 - 4. 541-683-5589.

Pets/Animals 800

$23,990 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4x4, Crew Cab, 32K Miles, 6.0L Vortec Max, Auto, Red, Nice. #B3467/189636

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1999 Ford Crown Victoria, one owner less than 82,000mi. Excellent mechanical condition, good upholstery, nearly new tires $3495. Call 541-297-2348 1989 Mercedes 300 E. Auto, Silver 4 door Sedan. Handi cap driver accommodations as is. $600 OBO. 541-756-4977

Legals 100 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF OREGON FOR THE COUNTY OF COOS PROBATE DEPARTMENT No. 13 PB 0279 NOTICE TO INTERESTED PERSONS (ORS 113.155) In the Matter of the Estate of: CHARLOTTA SONJA MANDEL SHINDLER Deceased. Jon A. Cooper is the Personal Representative for the Estate of Charlotta Sonja Mandel Shindler, and a probate proceeding has been commenced as Coos County Circuit Court Case No. 13 PB 0279. All persons having claims against the estate shall present them to the Personal Representative at the address below within four months of the date of first publication of this Notice or the claims may be barred. All persons whose rights may be affected by this proceeding may obtain additional information from the records of the Court, the Personal Representative, or the Attorney for the Personal Representative. Date of First Publication: February 08, 2014 Submitted by:


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PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE Jon A. Cooper 1450 Riverside Drive Bandon, Oregon 97411 Telephone: (541) 347 - 9879 ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE Robert S. Miller III, OSB No. 94387 Bandon Professional Center 1010 First Street S.E., Suite 210, Bandon, Oregon 97411 Telephone: (541) 347 - 6075 Facsimile: (541) 347 - 8050 PUBLISHED: The World- February 08, 15 and 22, 2014 (ID-20246835) NOTICE OF TIMBER SALE Sealed bids will be received by the Coos County Board of Commissioners at the Commissioner’s Courtroom, Courthouse, Coquille, Oregon until 10:00 a.m. Thursday, February 27, 2014, at which time they will be publicly opened and read, for certain designated timber to wit: Tanner Ridge Sale, No. BH 1 14, located in Portions of Section 23 & 26, T27S, R14W, W.M. Coos County, Oregon. This sale is estimated to contain the following board foot volumes: Douglas Fir 578MBF; Douglas Fir 103BF rough 3 mill; Sitka Spruce 170MBF; Spruce 65MBF rough 3 mill; Hemlock 16MBF; P.O. Cedar 22MBF; Red Cedar 1MBF; White Fir 3MBF; Alder 129MBF. Total volume: 1,087M. The minimum acceptable bid per M.B.F., net log scale for #4 mill and better grades will be: Douglas Fir $432.00; Sitka Spruce $257.00; Hemlock $257.00; P.O. Cedar $332.00; Red Cedar $332.00; White Fir $257.00; Alder $28.00/Ton. Douglas Fir is the bid species on this sale. Sophie’s Choice Sale, No. BH 2 14, located in Portions of Section 7 & 8, T27S, R13W, W.M. Coos County, Oregon. This sale is estimated to contain the following board foot volumes: Douglas Fir 2,424MBF; Douglas Fir 34MBF rough 3 mill; Sitka Spruce 738MBF; Spruce 9MBF rough 3 mill; Hemlock 1,217MBF; Hemlock 16MBF rough 3 mill; P.O. Cedar 76MBF; Red Cedar 13MBF; Alder 13MBF. Total volume: 4,540M. The minimum acceptable bid per M.B.F., net log scale for #4 mill and better grades will be: Douglas Fir $599.00; Sitka Spruce $404.00; Hemlock $404.00; P.O. Cedar $449.00; Red Cedar $449.00; Alder $42.00/Ton. Douglas Fir is the bid species on this sale. Mary’s Hill Sale, No. BH 3 14, located in Section 22, T27S, R14W, W.M. Coos County, Oregon. This sale is estimated to contain the following board foot volumes: Douglas Fir 292MBF; Douglas Fir 32MBF rough 3 mill; Sitka Spruce 360MBF; Spruce 64MBF rough 3 mill; Hemlock 23MBF; Hemlock 2MBF rough 3 mill; P.O. Cedar 19MBF; Red Cedar 12MBF; Alder 65MBF. Total volume: 869M. The minimum acceptable bid per M.B.F.,

net log scale for #4 mill and better grades will be: Douglas Fir $484.00; Sitka Spruce $284.00; Hemlock $284.00; P.O. Cedar $384.00; Red Cedar $384.00; Alder $34.00/Ton. Douglas Fir is the bid species on this sale.

The minimum acceptable bid per M.B.F., net log scale for #4 mill and better grades will be: Douglas Fir $489.00; Hemlock $294.00; Red Cedar $339.00; Alder $29.00/Ton; Maple $18.00/Ton. Douglas Fir is the bid species on this sale.

Sadie Lane Sale, No. BH 4 14, located in Portion of Section 23, T27S, R14W, W.M. Coos County, Oregon. This sale is estimated to contain the following board foot volumes: Douglas Fir 754MBF; Douglas Fir 84MBF rough 3 mill; Sitka Spruce 597MBF; Spruce 200MBF rough 3 mill; Hemlock 109MBF; Hemlock 1MBF rough 3 mill; P.O. Cedar 1MBF; Red Cedar 98MBF; White Fir 3MBF; Alder 171MBF; Maple 16MBF. Total volume: 2,034M. The minimum acceptable bid per M.B.F., net log scale for #4 mill and better grades will be: Douglas Fir $471.00; Sitka Spruce $296.00; Hemlock $296.00; P.O. Cedar $371.00; Red Cedar $371.00; White Fir $296.00; Alder $33.00/Ton; Maple $21.00/Ton. Douglas Fir is the bid species on this sale.

The Commissioners Courtroom is handicapped-accessible. Please let us know if you will need any special accommodations to attend the meeting.

Little Pig Sale, No. BH 5 14, located in Portions of Section 2 & 3, T27S, R14W, W.M. Coos County, Oregon. This sale is estimated to contain the following board foot volumes: Spruce 369MBF; Spruce 37MBF rough 3 mill; Douglas Fir 7MBF; Hemlock 4MBF; P.O. Cedar 1MBF; Alder 1MBF. Total volume: 419M. The minimum acceptable bid per M.B.F., net log scale for #4 mill and better grades will be: Sitka Spruce $388.00; Douglas Fir $538.00; Hemlock $388.00; P.O. Cedar $438.00; Alder $40.00/Ton. Spruce is the bid species on this sale. Boomer Hill Sale, No. DC 1 14, located in Portion of Section 34, T26S, R12W, W.M. Coos County, Oregon. This sale is estimated to contain the following board foot volumes: Douglas Fir 699MBF; Hemlock 69MBF; Red Cedar 173MBF; Alder 234MBF; Maple 15MBF. Total volume: 1,190M.

The County reserves the right to waive minor informalities, to reject any bid not in compliance with all prescribed public contracting procedures and requirements and may reject for good cause any or all bids if it is in the public interest to do so. Prospective purchasers are urged to examine all data relevant to this timber sale, including the sealed bid procedure, and contract form. Copies of the timber sale contract and other data relevant to this sale are available at the Coos County Forestry Department located at 1309 West Central and the Board of Commissioners office in Coquille, Oregon. Phone: 541-396-7750 or 541-396-7751. PUBLISHED: The World- February 08 and 15, 2014 (ID-20246920)

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SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2014 You will be concerned with helping those in need this year. Your dedication will be respected and admired by the people you encounter along the way. You have a great sense of what will work, and therefore you should find the success you're searching for. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — If you haven't been taking care of personal paperwork, get started. Someone you have a deal with may not fulfill a promise. Be ready to take over. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) — Uncertainty regarding an important relationship will make you feel upset. Worry won't help, while reacting mindfully will help you find a solution that will suit everyone involved. ARIES (March 21-April 19) — Make an effort to get to know your peers better. You should consider combining business with pleasure if you want to get ahead. You could encounter some serious difficulties while traveling, so be extra cautious. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) — You'll be able to work with fine detail. Pursue a creative project while getting together with friends and socializing. Romance can be yours if you make plans early. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) — Don't let depression get you down. Stop doing so much for everyone around you and start doing things for yourself. Avoid anyone using emotional blackmail to get his or her way. CANCER (June 21-July 22) — Do something that will stimulate your mind and get you moving in a positive direction. Make plans to take a short trip or catch up on correspondence. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) — Consider making a career move. Look at how you could use your skills more diversely. You have more to offer than you realize. Redo your resume and send it to potential employers. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — You'll be caught between wanting to say something and not feeling confident enough to

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do so. Don't back down; it will only grate on your nerves. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — Choose your words carefully.You may be taken the wrong way. Get involved in some sort of creative endeavor that will allow you to develop your talents. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — You'll be attracted to someone or something mysterious or unusual. Ask for a favor or advice from a close friend. Don't consider contributing cash to a joint financial venture. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23Dec. 21) — Don't overdo it or let anyone take advantage of your good nature. Take care of personal business and remember that charity begins at home. Emotional manipulation must be counteracted. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Stop thinking about the things you would like to do and start putting your plans into motion. You can make things happen if you take the initiative. Strive for success and recognition. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2014 Your goals are within reach. With concentration and dedication, the hopes and dreams you have been harboring for so long can be realized. Voice your opinions with confidence. If you maintain your focus and determination, this will prove to be a great year for you. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — Put your abilities in the spotlight. Demonstrate your skills to those in a position to help you advance. Seizing an opportunity will give you a chance to improve your financial situation. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) — You have been craving companionship. Enjoy a little romance or devote time to someone you think is special. Memories will help you choose the right path. ARIES (March 21-April 19) — Business meetings and professional functions will play an important role today. By conveying helpful suggestions to your superiors, you will encourage your advancement and gain the chance to explore new challenges. TAURUS (April 20-May 20)

— Show your family how much you care. A trip or time spent word toward the same domestic goal will create strong new bonds and strengthen old ones. Your efforts and concerns will be appreciated. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) — Social engagements and other group gatherings should be avoided.You will be hypersensitive to the opinions of others. Rather than risk hurt feelings, treat yourself to some peace and quiet. CANCER (June 21-July 22) — Don’t be tempted to divulge personal information, even if those around you are curious about your private life. If you let something slip, you’ll jeopardize an important relationship. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) — One way to increase your status is to make yourself visible in a charitable organization. Support a worthy cause or improve your networking skills to attract the attention of someone influential. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — If you’re feeling bored and restless, now would be an ideal time to contact some of your old friends. You may decide to change your routine by attending a sports event, concert or reunion. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — People you live or deal with daily will be frustrating. Airing your opinions will only make matters worse. Distance yourself from the situation and spend time doing something that makes you happy. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Your charisma, charm and personality will generate positive attention. Newfound friends will brighten your life, not to mention your personal prospects. Plan to have some fun. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23Dec. 21) — Don’t try to persuade others to your way of thinking. They will not be receptive to your comments, and you could end up causing an argument. Keep your opinions to yourself. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Set aside your worries for today, and get involved in a pleasurable pastime. Participate in some fun and games with family members or friends who enjoy pursuits similar to yours.


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The Good Mistress: A woman seeking a fresh start after a bout with alcoholism moves to a new town, where her highschool friend has offered her a new job. Shortly after arriving, she has a one-night stand with a stranger who turns out to be her friend’s husband. As if that weren’t bad enough, he’s a prominent local politician with ties to a murder investigation. Sunday 9 p.m. on HBO True Detective: As Hart and Cohle (Woody Harrelson, Matthew McConaughey) celebrate solving a case, Papania and Gilbough (Tory Kittles, Michael Potts) have some disturbing new information for them in the new episode “The Secret Fate of All Life.” Michelle Monaghan also stars.

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Last Man Standing: After spanking Boyd (Flynn Morrison), Bud (Robert Forster) is surprised to discover that Mike (Tim Allen) is on the opposite side of the corporal punishment issue. Kyle (Christoph Sanders) questions Mandy’s (Molly Ephraim) motivation for giving him a porkpie hat. Amanda Fuller and Nancy Travis also star in “Spanking.”

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The Big Bang Theory: Sheldon (Jim Parsons) does not take kindly to being snubbed; just ask Wil Wheaton. In this episode, it’s his childhood idol, Professor Proton (guest star Bob Newhart), who disappoints him by asking Leonard (Johnny Galecki), not him, for advice. Sheldon retaliates by befriending Proton’s rival, Bill Nye (guest starring as himself), in “The Proton Displacement.” Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar also star. Friday 8 p.m. on KEZI

Hawaii Five-0: In this update of an episode from the original series, the team investigates when a mysterious killer targets the law enforcement personnel whom he blames for the loss of his hands. McGarrett (Alex

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Twisted: Danny (Avan Jogia) is determined to come clean but unsure he deserves a chance to start over as he struggles to process the latest development in the search for his father. Charlie (Jack Falahee) takes a growing interest in Lacey’s (Kylie Bunbury) activities. Karen (Denise Richards) reconsiders her decision to let the past back into her life when tension builds with her old friend Jack (Ivan Sergei) in the new episode “Sins of the Father.”

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(Aimee Teegarden) is human. Roman (Matt Lanter) is an alien and her childhood friend, who she thought was dead. He’s alive and attending her school, where they rekindle their bond — amid much disapproval.

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