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Grubb dispatching musical prowess STEVE LINDSLEY The Umpqua Post

On any Sunday, you can see Reedsport’s Sean Grubb playing with “Strange Brew” at Jitterbug ‘N’ Java from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. He also does a solo gig at the same venue on Tuesdays. The band, and Grubb, is making the rounds of local gigs, including a show on New Year’s Eve at the Lakeside Lodge. The band already has other gigs lined up. They were the “house band” at this year’s talent show. They may be playing at a patriotic concert during Reedsport’s Memorial Day celebration. They’ll be featured at Riverfront Rhythms at the

Umpqua Discovery Center on Aug. 7. Grubb is fairly well known in the area. He won the Reedsport Rotary’s “Coastal Douglas Has Talent!” last year, and was asked to perform again this year. He was a one man band for part of his February performance and also did an operetta. He is also a dispatcher for the Reedsport Police Department, sometimes working the overnight and late shifts. Grubb sings, he dispatches, plays a variety of instruments and said he loves doing it all. “I’ve been doing it for as long as I can remember,” he said. “As long as anybody who


Contributed photo by Reedsport Rotary/Gary Goorhuis

“Strange Brew,” the house band at Reedsport’s Jitterbug ‘N’ Java, also participated in the Rotary’s talent show at Pacific Auditorium in February. Sean Grubb, center, is one of the five members of the band. He is also a dispatcher for the Reedsport Police Department.

Meeting the top cop

New schools budget similar to the last one STEVE LINDSLEY The Umpqua Post

By Steve Lindsley, The Umpqua Post

New Reedsport Police Chief Duane Wisehart meets with the public in his first “Coffee With A Cop” at Leona’s Sugar Shack Bakery. The chief said he’d like to have a get-together at least once a month at a variety of coffee spots.

Wisehart greets residents at “Coffee with a Cop” event STEVE LINDSLEY The Umpqua Post

He’s been on the job two months and Reedsport Police Chief Duane Wisehart spent Thursday morning meeting with residents. It was the first “Coffee With a Cop,” at Leona’s Sugar Shack Bakery. It’s something the chief wants to do once a month to get a feeling for his new community. “Most of the people who came, who I didn’t already know, came specifically to meet me and

say hi,” Wisehart said. “I don’t know that I learned a whole lot ... maybe just kind of expanding what I already knew. There are just a bunch of nice people here who are interesting in knowing people.” Wisehart, who came to Reedsport from his long-time job in Hemet, Calif., is already feeling comfortable with the smaller town. It’s his first job as a chief of police. He replaced the late Mark Fandrey, who died of a heart attack in July after three years on

the job. Wisehart began his new position January 27. Wisehart had been with the Hemet Police Department for 27 years. He worked his way to lieutenant and oversaw the investigations bureau. Now, he’ll move his family to Reedsport this summer. He hopes they’ll thrive in a smaller-city atmosphere. He said nobody actually expressed a lot of concerns about problems in Reedsport during the coffee get-together.


Reedsport man’s trial delayed again The trial of a Reedsport man has then the trial is set to start on been set back to August, two years August 5.” Hinds was originally charged after an incident of alleged sex with rape, kidnapabuse. ping and sodomy Timothy Hinds was originally in an August 2012 scheduled to go on trial in August incident allegedly of last year. That trial was set back at Hinds’ Cedar to February and now has been set Avenue home. The back again. grand jury only “Essentially the defense filed a indicted Hinds on motion regarding their expert wastwo counts of sex n’t available at that time,” Douglas when it met abuse, Hinds County Deputy District Attorney in October 2012. Steve Hoddle said. “There’s a preHoddle said it’s unusual for a trial conference on August 4 and

case like this to take two years to come to trial. “That’s longer than the typical case,” he explained. “Because there have been two continuances, that is longer than normal. “The overall length of the case would not be typical.” The trial was set back the first time because Hoddle said he was not available at the August trial date due to training. Hoddle said they have tried to


About two dozen people came out to Reedsport Community Charter School on Monday night o hear about, and comment on, a proposed 2014-2015 school-district budget. The district is expecting $6,033,525 in revenue, and has proposed expenditures of $5,739,001. “It’s based on the following assumptions:” Thomas said. “One, keeping the current programs we have. Secondly, it does not include any adjustments based on the collective bargaining going on now between our classified and certified.” So far, there are no proposed salary/step or insurance increases. The proposal keeps the fourday school week and proposes no furlough days for staff. Superintendent Jim Thomas said some additions proposed for the next school year include

adding a RCCS dean of students, adding two periods of math at RCCS, a .50 FTE library instructional assistant and a .80 nurse at Highland Elementary School. It’s proposed the district lose an special education instructor and instructional assistant at Highland. Other possible additions include a .50 Highland principal, counselor and dean of students. Another proposal is taking the .50 counselor at RCCS to full time. A highlight of the night was two Highland fifth-graders, Elsa Frakes and Jensen Mast, who presented a list of wants from Mrs. Wright’s class. Those wants included more physical education and music, more time to eat lunch, better food in the cafeteria, more playground equipment, more library time and bringing back the science class. The district’s next regular board meeting is April 16. The first budget committee is scheduled for April 30. The fiscal year begins on July 1.

Reedsport to discuss pot dispensary ban The Reedsport City Council is expected to make a decision at its April 7 meeting about whether to restrict medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. Legislature The Oregon approved a bill in February that would allow cities and counties to temporarily ban such dispensaries if they decide by May 1. If they decide to ban them, it would only be in effect for a year. City Manager Jonathan Wright said the discussion is likely to include land use ordinances. “In the commercial zone, it does allow pharmacies,” he explained. “But, it does not allow for the compounding of pharmaceuticals, which is an industrial use.” Wright said such dispensaries might be more suited for the industrial zone near the waterfront. “However, if they were to just do a retail setup, where (marijuana) was already prepackaged somewhere else and they just got it and then distributed to the public ... then that could be considered commercial and that could probably fit in one of our commercial zones,” he said. “If somebody were to ask me where the best place was to locate one of those, I would say it would

be in the city’s new mixed-use zone, which is located on the block just behind Highway 38 to the north.” The Oregon Health Authority has begun considering applications for medical marijuana dispensaries. As of Friday, a total of 22 dispensaries had been approved. The newly approved facilities are located in Portland, Corvallis, Bend, Salem, Eugene and Springfield. A spokeswoman said none had been approved for Reedsport, although 20 provisional licenses have been granted. Dispensaries with provisional licenses may not open for business, she said, until they have a security system in place that is approved by the Oregon Health Authority. Because the licenses are provisional, OHA will not be releasing their names or locations. Nineteen applications were denied last week for reasons ranging from incomplete information to


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LOCAL OBITUARIES William “Bill” French, M.D. 1927 - 2014

William “Bill” French, M.D., 86, of Winchester Bay passed away March 27, 2014, after a courageous bout with myelodysplasia. Bill was born in Portland to Helen Leona Richmond and Elbert Lee French. He was the youngest of their three children, having two older sisters, Virginia and Betty whom he adored. William French A World War II veteran, Bill served in the U.S. Navy upon graduating high school at the age of 17. After his time in the service he studied engineering at Oregon State University, hitchhiking 84 miles each day from Portland to Corvallis to attend classes. He subsequently went to medical school at the University of Oregon and became a general surgeon. He practiced medicine at Eugene Hospital and Clinic, as well as Sacred Heart Hospital in Eugene until his retirement in 1988. He was devoted to his patients and had a compassionate bedside manner. During his career he was called upon for everything from delivering babies to treating burn victims. He had five children he dearly loved. Mary and Anne with his first wife, Joan Westgate; and Susan, Kathi and John with his second wife, Delores Pyle. He enjoyed woodworking and labored for years over two boats he built. First the drift boat he took down the McKenzie River with family

John Edwin Hickey Feb. 23, 1936 – Dec. 20, 2013

A memorial service to celebrate the life of John E. Hickey, 77, of Reedsport will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at the Church of God, 2191 Birch Ave., in Reedsport. Remembered for his big laugh, John was the owner of A C Electric in Shasta County, Calif., for many years before retiring and moving to Reedsport in 2005. In addition to being an avid gardener, hunter and fisherman, he was a founding member of the Gear Jammers Car Club in John Hickey San Jose; a rancher, a pastor, and the electrician for the Shasta County District Fair in Redding, Calif., and taught electrical classes all over California and Nevada to the employees of Meeks Lumber. He also was a member of Rotary, the Elks and Moose lodges in Redding, the Eagles in Reedsport and a volunteer at the Reedsport Branch Library. Three weeks after being diagnosed, he succumbed to liver cancer, with his wife, Sharon, by his side. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Robin Dollar of Scottsburg; sons, Brian Hickey of Redding, Calif., and John Scott Hickey of Bend; stepdaughters, Kathy Green of Salem and Becky Stein of Etna, Calif.; a brother, Bruce Hickey of Colorado Springs, Colo.; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; 10 stepgrandchildren; and five stepgreat-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Robert Hickey of Sacramento, Calif. Sign the guestbook at

DEATH NOTICE Patrick A. “Pat” Vaughnn — 90, of Reedsport, died March 25, 2014, of natural causes. Services are pending at Dunes Memorial Chapel, 541-271-2822.

and friends, then the ocean worthy Bartender which he commercial fished at Winchester Bay in the summer with his three youngest children. He shared his love of the sea and nature with his children, taking them on numerous camping and trailering adventures as well. Bill and Delores retired in Winchester Bay, where they enjoyed many wonderful years and made many dear friends. Bill was a humble man of incredible knowledge and talents. A true gentleman. He strove to make people better through medicine. Up until the end he continued to make contributions in medicine with the donation of his body to BioLife. He is survived by his wife, Delores; his children, Mary Kessler (Scott), Anne Miller (Mark), Susan Coursey (Padraic), Kathi Kapalka (Kevin) and John French (Karen); 12 grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends all of whom will miss him immensely. No service was requested. Bill’s family has asked that well-wishers donate to the Red Cross or a charity of their choice in lieu of flowers. Sign the guestbook at

Myron B. “Mike” Miska Dec. 17, 1927 - March 18, 2014

Mike Miska, 86, passed away peacefully March 18, 2014, at The Springs in Sherwood, where he and his wife of 62 years, Jo, had been residing. Mike was born in rural Stutsman County, N.D., Dec. 17, 1927, to Joseph and Margaret (Davis) Miska. He is survived by Myron Miska his wife, Josephine (Gaedtke): their six children, Michael Miska of Marcola, Patti Groat (Cliff) of Vancouver, Wash., Pam Pratt (Russell) of Newberg, Kim Gregory (Gerald) of Roseburg, Rick Miska (Lori) of Reedsport, and Jodi Carsh (Kelly) of Newberg; a sister, Elaine (Miska)

Nieland of Pingree, N.D.; 14 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Margaret (Davis) Miska; father, Joseph Miska; stepmother, Katherine (Kropp) Miska; and brother, David Miska. Mike served as a paratrooper in the U. S. Army, 82nd Airborne, from 1946-1948. When the war ended, Mike’s detail was a causality notification officer. Mike and Jo were married in Jamestown, N.D., and came out West on their honeymoon. They raised their children in Coquille, where Mike was a lineman for CoosCurry Electric Co-op and later retired as district manager. He was an active member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, the BPOE (Elks), and Holy Name Catholic

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Lions selling baskets The Gardiner-Reedsport Lion Club is again selling 10-inch hanging baskets for Mothers Day. There will be two varieties of flowers in the baskets: impatiens dominant with Lobelia and Bacopa or trailing pansies dominate with impatiens, Lobelia and Bacopa. The baskets do best with morning sun and afternoon shade. They

need frequent watering and fertilizing. The baskets are $20 each and can be ordered from any Lion , or contact MaryAnn Wells, 541271-2268 or Baskets can be picked up at Reedsport Community Charter School between 9 a.m. and noon on Saturday, May 10.

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Church. After retirement, they moved to Reedsport, where he enjoyed fishing off their pontoon on the Umpqua River. He spent his days at Forest Hills Country Club, golfing and assisting his son, Rick, who is the superintendent. Mike’s priority in his life was his family. He stayed connected daily with his children and grandchildren through text messaging, sharing his humor and wisdom. A memorial Mass was held at St. Peter Catholic Church in Newberg on March 22, 2014. In lieu of flowers, a memorial can be made to Providence Newberg Health Foundation, 1001 Providence Drive, Newberg, OR 97132. Sign the guestbook at

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Big questions face a couple of Reedsport political bodies. Oregon now allows people to apply for medical marijuana dispensaries. In previous legislation, cities and counties would not have been allowed to ban such dispensaries outright. The 2014 Legislature approved a bill that would allow local governments to delay decisions about dispensaries for a year, if they want. The legislature will look at the moratorium in the 2015 session to decide if cities and counties can continue such moratoriums. However, the city of Reedsport will have to act in the next month, if it wants to enact a moratorium on dispensaries. City Manager Jonathan Wright says he doesn’t know if the council will

and students. The board needs to develop a clear direction for the job(s). They need to spell out, in detail, what they expect from each of the positions and make that clear to district patrons and potential candidates. That wish list should also include clear guidelines on math and reading scores. There isn’t much time before the 2014-2015 school year starts, so the board has to work fast. Some of the board members have been critical of Thomas and, what they perceive to be, a declination of scores, curriculum and students. As students (and their parents) leave the district, it’s also important for the district to do what it can to figure out why the district is shedding students.

safety and the visual ODOT is a forwardappearance of that entrance planning operation. The to Roseburg. Umpqua maintenance and improveS t eve L i n d s l ey , EDITOR Transit will add seating and ment of Oregon’s be so inclined. ness dispensing medical bike racks to transit stops to transportation system Cities can regulate the marijuana. make their system requires lining up more user friendly. projects and fitting dispensaries. Wright is T HE C OUNTY Board should define Culverts will be them into anticipatwondering if a dispensaSCENE superintendent’s role repaired on I-5 near ed funding. The ry can be located close to the landfill and, if Statewide The Reedsport school schools and parks. He funding can be realTransportation board has a major decisaid the best place for ized from cost Improvement sion. them would be in the savings in other Program is the Superintendent/Elem projects, potentially planning vehicle. downtown industrial, or in south county near Work on the entary School Principal mixed-use zone. Boomer Hill. 2015-2018 STIP is Jim Thomas has Morgan Susan The state has not said A climbing lane firming up. There County Douglas resigned, effective on if any Reedsport busiCommissioner will be added to the are many projects June 30. nesses have applied, but southbound side of proposed for The board will now Roberts Mountain, along Douglas County. did say no applications with about 5 miles of paving For our coastal region, have been approved here. have to decide whether to residents will see pedestrian from Booth Ranch Bridge to simply replace Thomas It’s probably only a matRoberts Creek on I-5. safety improvements in the or split up the positions. ter of time before an The Lower Lookingglass area near the junction of Thomas has recomapplication is approved. Bridge on the west side of U.S. Highway 101 and state mended two separate Winston on state Highway Highway 38, including curb What happens after jobs, so the principal can 42 will be refurbished. extensions and sidewalks in May 2015 is anybody’s Finally, the city of Riddle the Old Town section of concentrate on Highland guess. It’s possible the will receive funding assisReedsport. The Scottsburg Elementary curriculum city could have a busitance to enhance Fourth Bridge will undergo an Avenue by constructing extensive renovation. sidewalks, bike lanes, Additionally, if funding can be identified from savings in Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant access and other projects, the east words “must” or “will,” would have Thank you for Thanks for support of drainage improvements near approach could be modified clearly demonstrated the reasonable Riddle Elementary School. for safety. Two culverts will condolences St. Paddy’s event doubt the defense alleged. The combined value of be replaced east of Dean The family of Roger Booher would CDABA wishes to thank everyone The wording of laws, court orders these projects is just shy of Creek, and Highway 38 will like to express our sincere thanks for who came out to support its annual St. and decrees must be imperative or $48 million and will be be repaved from the the beautiful cards and flowers, words Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl and Trivia mandatory, especially when public spread through the 2015Highway 101 junction to and acts of kindness that the commuChallenge. A lot of green and merriinterests or an individuals rights are 2018 construction seasons. Dean Creek. Finally, though nity of Reedsport has show since our ment were seen around old town involved. Furthermore, the wording These transportation projlocated in Coos Bay, a probeloved Roger passed on to be with the must be clear and unambiguous so as Reedsport during the event. ects will translate into jobs posed bus transfer station Lord. Congratulations to the winners of the to avoid foreseeable disputes in a senand paychecks for our citiwill aid coastal residents Words do not seem adequate trivia challenge, the “Jamison’s” team tence’s meaning. How could a lay zens, and will benefit our that use dial-a-ride to link enough to express to our Masonic fam- defendant possibly be expected to who took first place. The team memlocal businesses. with bus services in the ily for beautiful tribute and for bers were Dennis Ferenczi, Mark and know they are “willfully” obstructing More information at Coos Bay-North Bend area. honoring Roger. Linda Petterson, Mark and Connie the will of the court, by inferring the In the central part of Thank you to all of our friends, Saylor, and Knox Story. Just five word “shall” as meaning mandatory or Douglas County, the southSusan always welcomes neighbors and coworkers for their points shy of first place was the team “required” as defined in Blacks Law bound Vets Bridge that takes your questions or comments. moral support during his illness and Sharrai and Joe Mannix, Kara, of Kelly, Dictionary, instead of the discretionary Interstate 5 over the South Please contact her by email at for food that was brought to the house. interpretation Judge Burge used to jus- Ron and Alisha Smith, Tim and Terri Umpqua River in Roseburg; Reedsport is truly a caring commu- tify the politically popular positions of Wicks, and Dick and Cheryl Young, will be refurbished. In addi- by mail at Douglas County nity. who called themselves the “Southside her decision? Such an expectation is Courthouse, Room 217, 1036 Bonnie Booher undoubtedly unreasonable. 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More noise before it will be quiet BY TARA LYN BLOHM

for them. Our nursing station Director of Nursing Services, LUH lacks any sort of barrier for sound travel. The current Lower Umpqua Hospital focus for nursing station is redesigning its acute care design is to make the nurses nursing station! easily accessible to patients Unfortunately, this remodel and their families and is going to cause the installing sound nursing station to be THE CHANGING deterrents. noisy for awhile, but Rubberized flooring, FACE in the end, the main glass panels, and objective is to make a lowering the ceiling quieter experience at the entrances to for our patients and the nursing station their families. If you are just a few sound have ever stayed in a deterrents in the hospital you know remodel plan. that it’s noisy. In addition, all OF HEALTH Hospitals are 24hospitals contract CARE hour businesses with with outside vendors staff members from to survey their many different departments patients after discharge using who work together to meet a standardized survey, the needs of our patients. designed by the United When the nursing station Stated Department of Health was constructed, the focus and Human Services, called was on an open design that Hospital Consumer facilitated the perception of Assessment of Healthcare being closer to the nurses. Providers and Systems. This The reality is, noise from the survey measures patients’ hub of the nursing station is perceptions on the quality of carried into patient rooms their care. In the future, making sleep/rest difficult reimbursement from

Medicare will be affected by the quality of those scores. The results are publicly reported and compared to other hospitals. The leadership team at Lower Umpqua Hospital has been meeting monthly to evaluate each of the main survey questions and assess changes we can implement to improve and/or maintain our high scores. One of the main questions is “During your stay, how often was the area around your room quiet at night?” As earlier stated, the hospital is never silent, especially the nursing station. There are patient call bells buzzing, the ringing of the phone, monitor alarms, pump alarms, not to mention the staff have to talk to each other about the care of their patients. It takes a big team all working together to take care of our patients’ needs and they all interact with the providers, nurses and nurse assistants at the nursing station. In addition, it’s a rare

patient who sleeps throughout the night. We provide care, which causes noise, all through the night to those patients who need us. There are many ways to keep the noise level down; a remodel of the nursing station being the main one. Other methods deployed are: giving ear plugs to patients, replacing carts that rattle, placing rubber stoppers on doors that close loudly, decreasing the amount of over-head paging and installing a Yacker Tracker at the nursing station. A Yacker Tracker is a stop light that measures sound; green is good, yellow means you need to be mindful and quieter, and red means you are being too loud. This is a visual reminder of the current noise level for all members of the healthcare team. All of us at Lower Umpqua Hospital appreciate your patience while we get noisy with our remodel so we can be quieter after it’s completed.

Phone: 202-224-3753 Fax: 202-228-3997 Website: Sen. Ron Wyden (D) 223 Dirkson Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510-0001 Phone: 202-224-5244 Fax: 202-228-2717 Website: U.S. Representative — Congressional District 4 Rep. Peter A. DeFazio (D) 2134 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515-0001 Phone: 202-225-6416 Fax: 202-225-0032 Website: State Senator — Senate District 5 Sen. Arnie Roblan (D) 900 Court St. NE, S-417 Salem, OR 97301 Phone: 503-986-1705 Fax: 541-267-5197 Email: Website: State Representative — House District 9 Rep. Caddy McKeown (D) 900 Court St. NE, H-376 District office Salem, OR 97301 P.O. Box 1410 Phone: 503-986-1409 Coos Bay, OR 97420 541-267-6843 Fax: 503-986-1130 Email: Website:

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Community Calendar April 2 Wednesday Douglas County Board of Commissioners — 9 a.m., Douglas County Courthouse, 1036 SE Douglas Ave., Roseburg; regular meeting. ■ Preschool Story Time — 11 a.m., Reedsport Branch Library, 395 Winchester Ave. ■ Soup’s On — noon, Covenant United Methodist Church, 3520 Frontage Road, Reedsport. Free lunch open to the public. ■ Bingo — 1-3 p.m., Lower Umpqua Senior Center, 460 Winchester Ave., Reedsport. ■ Project Blessing Food giveaway — 13 p.m., Old fire hall in Lions Park, Reedsport. The giveaway is open to everyone (evening time added). ■

April 3 Thursday Community Choir Practice — 7 p.m., Reedsport Community Charter School’s Choir Room, 2260 Longwood Drive, Reedsport. Practice will be for the Memorial Day Patriotic Concert in May. ■ Reedsport Rotary — 11:45 a.m., Bedrock’s Pizza, 2165 Winchester Ave. (U.S. Highway 101), Reedsport. ■ AARP Food Pantry — 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Henderson Park, Reedsport. ■ Exercise Class — 1 p.m., Covenant United Methodist Church, 3520 Frontage Road, Reedsport. ■ Bingo — 6:30 p.m., Lakeside Lions Hall, 890 Bowron Road. Doors open at 5 p.m. ■ Sing-along — 7-8 p.m., Covenant United Methodist Church, 3520 Frontage Road, Reedsport. ■

April 4 Friday AA women’s meeting — 10-11 a.m., United Presbyterian Church, 2360 Longwood Drive. Use High Street entrance. 541-361-6152 for information.

April 5 Saturday Smith River Grange breakfast — 7-11 a.m., milepost 9, Smith River Road, Reedsport. Breakfast includes all-youcan-eat pancakes with a side of eggs, sausage and a beverage.

Frontage Road. Bingo 6 p.m., Eagles, 510 Greenwood Ave. ■ Coast Toasties Toastmasters Club 7:15 p.m., Reedsport Branch Library, 395 Winchester Ave. ■

Wednesdays Douglas County Board of Commissioners 9 a.m., Douglas County Courthouse, 1036 SE Douglas Ave., Roseburg; regular meeting. ■ Preschool Story Time 11 a.m., Reedsport Branch Library, 395 Winchester Ave. ■ Soup’s On noon, Covenant United Methodist Church, 3520 Frontage Road, Reedsport. Free lunch open to the public. ■ Bingo 1-3 p.m., Lower Umpqua Senior Center, 460 Winchester Ave., Reedsport. ■ Project Blessing Food giveaway 1-3 p.m., Old fire hall in Lions Park. The giveaway is open to everyone. ■

Thursdays Rotary, 11:45 a.m., Bedrock’s Pizza, 2165 Winchester Ave. (Highway 101), Reedsport. ■ AARP Food Pantry, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Henderson Park, Reedsport. ■ Exercise class, 1 p.m., Covenant United Methodist Church, 3520 Frontage Road, Reedsport. ■ Bingo 6:30 p.m., Lakeside Lions Hall, 890 Bowron Road. Doors open at 5 p.m. ■ Sing-along, 7-8 p.m., Covenant United Methodist Church, 3520 Frontage Road. ■

Fridays AA women’s meeting 10-11 a.m., United Presbyterian Church, 2360 Longwood Drive. Use High Street entrance. 541-361-6152 for information.

Monthly Events

April 7 Monday Overeaters Anonymous — 4-5 p.m., United Presbyterian Church, 2360 Longwood Drive, Reedsport. ■ Reedsport City Council — 5:30 p.m. for work session; 7 p.m. for business meeting, Reedsport City Hall, 451 Winchester Ave., Reedsport. ■ Entertainment Night — 6:30 p.m., Covenant United Methodist Church, 3520 Frontage Road, Reedsport. ■

April 8 Tuesday SAFE Drug/alcohol recovery support group — 6:30 a.m., Highlands Baptist Church, 2500 Longwood Drive, Reedsport. ■ Instructor available at the Computer Learning Center — 9 a.m., Covenant United Methodist Church, 3520 Frontage Road, Reedsport. ■ Al-Anon meeting — 10 a.m., United Presbyterian Church, 2360 Longwood Drive, Reedsport. ■ Exercise class —10 a.m., Covenant United Methodist Church, 3520 Frontage Road, Reedsport. ■ Bingo — 6 p.m., Eagles, 510 Greenwood Ave., Reedsport. ■ Coast Toasties Toastmasters Club — 7:15 p.m., Reedsport Branch Library, 395 Winchester Ave., Reedsport.

First Monday: Reedsport City Council — 6 p.m. work session, 7 p.m. council meeting, Reedsport City Hall, 451 Winchester Ave., Reedsport.

Second Tuesday: Lower Umpqua Economic Development Forum Board — 7 a.m., Port of Umpqua Annex, 1841 Winchester Ave., Reedsport; regular meeting. ■

Second Wednesday: Reedsport Community Charter School Board — 6 p.m., Braves Center, Reedsport Community Charter School, 2260 Longwood Drive; regular meeting.

April 9 Wednesday Douglas County Board of Commissioners — 9 a.m., Douglas County Courthouse, room 216, 1036 SE Douglas Ave., Roseburg.

Third Wednesday: Reedsport School District Board — 6:30 p.m., Reedsport School District office, 100 Ranch Road; regular meeting. ■ Port of Umpqua Board — 7 p.m., Port of Umpqua annex, 1841 Winchester Ave., Reedsport; regular meeting. ■

Fourth Wednesday: Lower Umpqua Hospital Board — 7:30 a.m., conference room, hospital, 600 Ranch Road, Reedsport; regular meeting. ■ Reedsport VFW — 7 p.m., senior center, 460 Winchester Ave.; regular meeting. ■

Second Thursday: Reedsport Chamber — 7:30 a.m. at Reedsport City Hall, 451 Winchester Ave., Reedsport.

April 10 Thursday

First and third Thursday:

Candidate forum — 6:30 p.m., Pacific Auditorium, Reedsport Community Charter School, 2260 Longwood Drive, Reedsport Sponsored by the Nonpartisan Candidates Forum Committee.

April 16 Wednesday Lower Umpqua Parks and Recreation District budget meeting — 6:30 p.m. at the Reedsport Highland Pool, 2605 Longwood Drive, Reedsport. The district will consider the 2014-2015 budget.

Gardiner Reedsport Lions Club — 6:30 p.m., Bedrock’s Pizzeria, 2165 Winchester Ave.

Friends of the Reedsport Library spring book sale — noon to 4 p.m. The sale will also be held Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and a $2 bag sale on Sunday, April 27, from 1 to 4 p.m. Library’s Discovery Room, 395 Winchester Ave., Reedsport.

Weekly Events Mondays Overeaters Anonymous 4-5 p.m., United Presbyterian Church, 2360 Longwood Drive. ■ Entertainment Night 6:30 p.m., Covenant United Methodist Church, 3520 Frontage Road. ■

Tuesdays SAFE Drug/alcohol recovery support group 6:30 a.m., Highlands Baptist Church, 2500 Longwood Drive. ■ Instructor available at the Computer Learning Center 9 a.m., Covenant United Methodist Church, 3520 Frontage Road. ■ Al-Anon meeting 10 a.m., United Presbyterian Church, 2360 Longwood Drive. ■ Exercise class, 10 a.m., Covenant United Methodist Church, 3520 ■

instance, Joe Coyne was honored for his work as wellness speaker to community groups, a volunteer with the Red Cross disaster team, an author of healthrelated articles and as an advocate for mental health services in rural areas. He hates getting awards but I’ll bet you had no idea he did those things, did you? It’s nice that someone did know and told the foundation about it. And the honor comes with a $100 donation to the recipient’s favorite local charity, so even the most resistant winners are happy to be chosen. The rules are simple, just tell it like it is. Don’t worry about being fussy, just get the information out, telling what things the person does that benefit health and wellness and why they should be recognized. Same for the organization you want to shout out about. Send letters to Beacon Award, c/o Lower Umpqua Hospital Foundation, 600 Ranch Road, Reedsport, OR 97467 . Or better yet, drop off at the Lower Umpqua Hospital reception desk. Call Jody Henderson at 541271-6336 for additional information.

See it! There’s something new in history. The Umpqua Discovery Center has added 50 new photos to the rotating photo screen, which brings the number of images up to 300. It’s like looking through your family album, and full of adventure. The photos are always a big hit with visitors, but the locals are the ones who love scouring for familiar faces and memorable events. And it’s easy to do, even if you just have a few minutes to duck into the lobby. The screen is in the main hall, where there isn’t a cover charge, so you can stop by over and over.

Got it? If you know about a new business, new service or something going on around town, tell me about it for future What’s Up columns. Email me at

State will manage mental health As of July 1, Douglas County will return its Local Mental Health Authority to the Greater Oregon Behavioral Health Inc. and will no longer provide mental health services for Oregon Health Plan, or Medicaid, patients. The Douglas County Commission believes that by moving mental health services out of county government these vital services will be able to better integrate with new delivery models and deliver even better care to Douglas County Residents. “Douglas County has a long and proud tradition of being a provider of quality mental health services,” Commissioner Susan Morgan said in a news release. “Our mental health staff has done tremendous work over the years to assure that these critical services were well provided to the community. However, with the formation of the coordinated care organizations new models of service delivery are

emerging that will be able to further increase the effectiveness and efficiency of community mental health services. I am confident that our community partners will be able to build on the solid foundation created by the county and build a model that is fully integrated with health care systems in the community.” Since late 2008, Douglas County has worked with community partners to coordinate physical and mental health. Together they have forged strong local relationships which will be the foundation of mental health services for the county. The news release also states the county’s highest priority will be to assure that there are no interruptions to critical mental health services. For more information contact Morgan at 541-440-4201 or Kevin Campbell, at Community Health Alliance, 541-490-3263.

Third Thursday: Gardiner Sanitary District — 6:30 p.m. at the Gardiner Fire Hall, 208 Marsh St., Gardiner.

April 25 Friday

– in addition to being the Start warming up those must-have accessory for all vocal chords now because local porches, they are actutomorrow, April 3, is pracally very nice. The 10-inch tice for the Reedsport baskets come in two variCommunity Choir. Be there eties: one that is mostly at 7 p.m. sharp and please impatiens, and one that is don’t be late or flat. Hey, mostly trailing panthose patriotic sies. They like to be songs aren’t going to WHAT ’S UP in the morning sun sing themselves, so and afternoon make the effort. shade, and they are When the Memorial thirsty little bugDay concert rolls gers, needing lots of around and you are watering and the belting it out with occasional meal of pride, you’ll be so fertilizer. Your mom glad you did. And Nancie won’t mind, she’s somewhere, Doris Hammond good at taking care Hedges will be givof things. ing you one of her famous approving smiles. Drive it! Everyone is still hoping Get in a practice run for for a volunteer Uncle Sam our Memorial Day Parade by and a statuesque Lady entering your float in the Liberty. It’s funny how Rhody Days Parade in when you’re looking for Florence on Sunday, May 18. someone to wear the suit, You can turn your truck into it’s like suddenly seeing a float easily, just order up Volkswagens everywhere as some great looking banners soon as you buy one, isn’t at Signs Unlimited and decit? I ran into Knox Story at orate around them. It’s good the store the other day, and advertising since the parade while he was warning me about some favor he intends packs ’em in year after year. The theme of this year’s to badger me over, I found event is “Not Our First myself simply unable to Rhody-O” which is not only stop picturing him with a a great play on words, it’s white goatee, wearing a tall true, this is the 107th annustriped hat. al Grand Floral Parade. Order it! You’ll need to sign up ahead of time, so log onto Do it right now. Really. If the Florence Chamber’s you forget to order your website, www.flomom at least one of those, for an Lions Club hanging baskets application. If you’re so for Mothers Day your life inclined, there are also some won’t be worth living on booth spaces still available Saturday, May 10. That’s the at the Street Vendor Fair. All day all the good sons and of the food spaces are sold daughters will be picking up but you can bring fair-ware the ones they remembered to order, at the circle drive in like jewelry or craft items. front of the high school. Yes, Tell it! in sight of the whole town. You know someone who Pick up the phone and deserves the Lower Umpqua call any Lion you know. Or Hospital Foundation Beacon start typing this into the Award. In fact, you probably keyboard: know several, so tell all about ’em. Nominations for You’re also welcome to the award are being acceptcall Mary Ann Wells at 541ed now through April 4, so 271-2268, so there’s not going to be any excuse if you hurry. There are two awards given each year, one for an show up pansy-less. Even if individual, one for an you live through that organization, recognizing Saturday morning shame, volunteer work to improve the next day is actually Mothers Day, which will last health, wellness and safety of the folks in the hospital approximately 700 hours. district. By the way, your mom is Not sure exactly what reading this right now. that means? Well, for So, about those baskets

Fourth Thursday: Reedsport Chamber— 7:30 a.m. at Reedsport City Hall, 451 Winchester Ave., Reedsport.

Third Friday: Reedsport Chamber of Commerce luncheon — Noon, location TBD. RSVP to 541-271-3495.

First Saturday: Knitting, crocheting and sewing group meets from noon to 2 p.m. at Reedsport Natural Foods, 1891 Winchester Ave., Reedsport. All skill levels are invited. ■ Gardiner Rural Fire Protection District, 10 a.m., Gardiner Fire Hall, 208 Marsh St.; regular meeting. ■

Third Saturday: Oregon Old Time Fiddlers, District 5 — 1-3 p.m. with jam afterward, Winchester Bay Community Center, 635 Broadway Ave., Winchester Bay. 541759-3419. ■ Breakfast Feast— 7 to 10 a.m. Winchester Bay Community Center, 635 Broadway Ave., Winchester Bay. Sausage biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs and all-you-can-eat pancakes. $7 adults. $4 children. ■

Fourth Saturday: Pancake Breakfast — 7 a.m., Reedsport Masonic Lodge, 626 Winchester Ave., Reedsport.


aith & Fellowship Worship Directory Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church 2160 Elm Avenue in Reedsport Sunday Worship Service............................ 10:30 am Sunday School............................................. 11:45 am Holy Communion on 1st & 3rd Sunday of each month. Pastor Quintin Cundiff  Office: 541-271-2633 Jan-Hill Preschool: 541-271-3936

Covenant United Methodist Church 3520 Frontage Road Monday Entertainment .............................. 6:30 pm Wednesday Soup’s On .................... Noon - 1:00 pm Thursday Sing -A-Long ..................... 7:00 - 8:00 pm Sunday Worship.............................................9:00 am Sunday Youth Program................. 10:30 - 11:00 am

Pastor Jim Ives  541-271-3771 Spend some quality family time together. Worship at the church of your choice. Our community has a number of churches and a variety of denominations for you and your family.

Harbor Baptist Church

P.O. Box 1316  7th and Broadway in Winchester Bay Sunday School................................................9:30 am Sunday Morning Worship ......................... 10:30 am Sunday Evening Worship ............................ 6:00 pm Wednesday Potluck Dinner ........................ 6:00 pm Wednesday Bible Study............................... 7:00 pm


Reedsport Christian Church 2795 Frontage Road in Reedsport Sunday School................................................9:30 am Sunday Morning Worship ......................... 10:45 am Wednesday Bible Study............................... 6:30 pm

Pastor Bob Whitman 541-271-3756

Reedsport Church of God 2191 Birch in Reedsport Worship Service ............................................ 8:00 am Sunday School ...............................................9:30 am Second Worship Service ..............................9:30 am Third Worship Service................................ 11:00 am Senior Pastor Allen Chaney Associate Pastor & Youth Director Kristen Zetzsche (541) 271- 3928

United Presbyterian Church 2360 Longwood Dr. in Reedsport Sunday Adult Study ......................................9:30 am Sunday Worship.......................................... 11:00 am Wednesday Night Choir .............................. 7:30 pm

Pastor Dr. William Stevens 541-271-3214

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He was a one-man band at recent Rotary talent show knows me can remember.” His repertoire includes the harmonica (blues harp), guitar (bass guitar), drums, saxophone, piano, beatboxing and more. And, to top it off, he’s a husband and dad. He says he really enjoys spending quality time with his wife, Rayna, and daughters Rani, 9, and Kely, 5. Grubb, 38, has been in Reedsport for 13 years. He was born in Lubbock, Texas which, he is quick to point out is also the birthplace of Buddy Holly. Grubb’s dad was stationed there in the Air Force. After his dad’s tour ended he and his family moved back to

their parents’ hometown of Salt Lake City. He attended Utah’s twoyear Snow College, majoring in music.” “That, I found out later, is the only junior college in the country with a fully accredited music program,” He explained. “Our choir in high school did a joint concert with their show choir, and that was the day I decided I was ... going to Snow.” He said things have changed since college. “I went to college with the intent of becoming a music teacher,” he said. “I got my AS degree but marriage, kids and the high cost of universities caused me to put school on hold. Ultimately it may have been a good thing because finding a family wage job as a music teacher is nearly impossible these days, and it’s often the

first position to be cut when public schools face budget issues.” Grubb said the dispatching job is interesting and is able to make the transition from the high-stress job to singing and playing music in front of a crowd. “A lot of it is compartmentalization,” he said. “If you think about it, everybody has multiple personalities. How you deal with one person may not be how you deal with another person. Between music and a job and family, it’s just a matter of a slightly starker contrast of personality. Every one of these things utilizes aspects of my personality. It’s just a matter of shifting balance.” Then, there’s Strange Brew. The group is currently made up of guitar player and vocalist Jessica Hart from Reedsport; 19-year-old bass player Jonathan Moore,

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drummer Dwayne Davison and keyboardist Rebecca Phillips from Florence. The group also features Grubb, who said it was almost love at first note. “I found out about it and decided to come down with my harmonicas and brought my guitar with me,” he said. “Jonathan showed up with his bass and one day, it was a little over a year ago, our drummer, Dwayne, showed up and just sat in for one jam session. “After awhile we started enjoying it so much,” Grubb remembered. “And we had a good sound and the first time Jonathan, Duane, Jessica and I played together, everybody in the room knew something had just happened. All of us. Smiles from ear to ear. ‘What in the world just happened here?’ Four complete strangers just played a song we’d never practiced before and it was incredible.” As a solo act, Grubb did a capella opera to win the Rotary talent show in 2013. His 2014 appearance showed off his other skills. He said he has an eclectic appreciation of music and, like many people, The Beatles continue to be his favorite band. He said he paid for a college by doing musical theater. He was also a disc jockey on the college radio station. He had a specialty radio show called “All Things a capella” once a week. Grubb says he has a lot of people to thank for where he is today. “The Reedsport Coffeehouse was my first professional solo gig,” he said, “and I’ll never be able to fully express my gratitude to Karen, Doug, Grace and the rest of my Coffeehouse family for all the ways they helped me to improve as a musician and performer. After the Coffeehouse closed, Jim and Darlene of

Contributed photo by Reedsport Rotary/Gary Goorhuis

Sean Grubb won the Reedsport Rotary’s “Coastal Douglas Has Talent!” contest in 2013. He was asked back to perform at the 2014 show in February. He was a one-man band performing a song he wrote. The guitar case at the bottom is actually being used as a drum, being played by Grubb’s foot. He also sang opera, at the urging of the audience. Jitterbug 'n' Java welcomed me into their space, allowing me to explore, express and develop my sound and eventually booking me for a regular, weekly lunch gig.” He said the Sunday “jam sessions” at the venue allow him to grow as a talent. “My musical improvement over the last couple of years is immeasurable,” he continued, “and I owe it to the support of Jim, Darlene, my Jitterbug family ... and of course, my wife. “I literally can’t imagine where I’d be without her.” Would he like a recording career? “Ideally, I would love to be a recording artist,” he

said. “That said, there’s just something to be said for live performance. So, it would be recording and performing. With a wife and two children, touring is kind of a logistic question mark. If the stars aligned, and I had my dream come true, I would be a successful enough recording artist, and would fill venues adequately, that I could take my family on the road. I could teach my kids about American history by taking them to Philadelphia. (I could) teach them about the blues by taking them to New Orleans and Chicago and Austin and New York and Oklahoma City.” Don’t forget Lubbock.

And, he said, he’s concerned about a drug problem. “I would say, concern wise ... and this is obviously not isolated to Reedsport ... but there is a methamphetamine problem,” the chief said. “I wouldn’t call it rampant but it’s fairly popular, obviously. The unfortunate part for me, as the chief of police, is I come from a place where it was illegal to be under the influence of speed. Here, it’s not illegal.” He said, since possessing, manufacturing and selling the drug is illegal in Oregon, he’d like to see a bill that would include being under the influence of an illegal drug. “It’s just common sense to me,” he said. He said the current drug is nothing like the “speed” of the 60s and 70s. “A lot of the things back then were actual pharmaceutical amphetamines,” he said, “whereas the methamphetamine is kind of a garage version of that. I think a lot of people, if they actually saw how they made methamphetamine, in clandestine labs, I don’t think they’d put it in their body.” But, all in all, he said it’s nice to come to an area like Reedsport. He was asked if the area was the same as California ... smaller with the same problems. “No,” he said quickly. “I don’t think we have the same problems. To be fair, I think, because one of things I find refreshing about

Reedsport ... your officer to population is so good here. Your officers know everybody. I’m very impressed with that. They know the people who may be walking that line between bad and good. They know who to go talk to when things occur. You have that connection that you can’t have in a larger community.” The ratio in Reedsport is two officers per 1,000 people. That’s much better than the national average of 1.5 officers. Speaking of officers, the police force was down an officer when he got here. He believes he’s ready to make an offer to one office. And, he lost another officer two weeks ago to the Douglas County Sheriff’s office. He’ll need to hire for that position. He hopes to fill it with a person who could also serve as a School Resource Officer for the Reedsport School District. That’s a position Wisehart served in while he was in Hemet. He hopes to get federal grants to help fill that position in Reedsport. So far, he said, the experience has been great. “I’m happy to be here,” he said. “I’m enjoying it here. I’m very impressed with the community in general. I know everybody probably realizes this, but when you come from a bigger place, you come here and everybody’s involved and everybody’s willing to help.”

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New chief needs to hire two police officers to fill staff “Nobody expressed any concerns about anything, as far as crime, or nuisance, or anything like that,” he said. “It was really low key. Really social.” Wisehart said, since he’s been here, he has noticed a need in some areas, including incidents of domestic violence. “I haven’t been here long enough to know if it’s seasonal,” he said. “I know in a lot of communities it’s seasonal where you’re cooped up due to the cold or the rain or the weather and people start getting on each other’s nerves and you get a little bit more domestic violence than normal. I’m used to having it in the summer, for some reason, because it gets hotter and tempers start flaring quicker. They have shorter fuses in the summer. It’s probably the opposite here, because you are cooped up so long in the winter.” He says he’s noticed other areas of concern. “I think we have a, not a large, but we do have a homeless population, or a transient population,” he said. “It’s not overly large. With a highway running through town you’re going to have people who end up here either on purpose or by no design. They just end up here sometimes.”

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Community Charter School. The format and candidates expect to attend are still

to be announced. It’s expected there will be candidates for Douglas County commissioner, assessor and surveyor. There may also be candidates for the Oregon House. The Nonpartisan Candidate’s Forum Committee is made up of Mark Bedard, Joe Coyne, Fred Jacquot, Ron Kreskey, Ike Launstein and Steve Miller. Candidates who can’t attend may send a representative. The primary election will be May 20.

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CEO doesn’t see problem financing Jordan Cove BY CHELSEA DAVIS Umpqua Post

COOS BAY — Now that the Jordan Cove Energy Project has federal approval to export liquefied natural gas to non-Free Trade Agreement countries, parent company Veresen Inc. is making moves financially. Don Althoff, Veresen’s president and CEO, spoke with confidence during a conference call following the U.S. Department of Energy’s Monday announcement. “I don’t think this is going to be a problem to finance,” he said of the $7.7 billion project (approximately $1.1 billion of which is project financing, owner’s cost and interest incurred during the four-year construction period). Before Veresen can make a “final investment decision” in early 2015, it needs an Engineering, Procurement and Construction contract, all off-take contracts “signed with credit-worthy counterparties,” and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approval.

Veresen looks for potential owners, partners Althoff wants Jordan Cove to be “completely sold out” by October or November. That means Veresen is analyzing "optimal ownership" and possibly bringing in partners.

“What we’re going to decide over the next nine months is how much we want to own of the plant, and then how much more equity do I need to raise?” Althoff told The World this week. Today, Veresen owns 100 percent of Jordan Cove, including the proposed marine facility, liquefaction plants, storage tanks, gas treating facilities and South Dunes Power Plant. The LNG facility will run capital costs of $5.3 billion, Veresen estimates. The Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline, which would feed natural gas to Jordan Cove through a 232-mile, 36-inch pipeline from Malin, will incur capital costs of $1.5 billion. Veresen owns half of the pipeline; the other half is owned by Williams Companies, a U.S. natural gas processing and transportation company. “I think owning 100 percent of it ... there probably aren’t very many options where that makes the most sense for us,” Althoff said. Jordan Cove’s potential customers have expressed interest in taking equity positions in the facility. “Buyers of the natural gas like to invest in these, as well,” he said. “If we do bring partners on, they would pay us for our percentage of the plant we’ll sell them, then we’ll use that equity to fund the rest of our equity, then go to the market and raise it if we still need more.”

Time to pay the bills Right now, Veresen just needs to pay its bills until Jordan Cove gets the go-ahead or the ax. That's why Veresen announced Tuesday it had entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters who agreed to purchase 15 million shares of Veresen at $16.50 CAD ($14.85 USD) a piece to raise $247.5 million CAD (more than $220 million USD). The underwriters also get an overallotment option to purchase up to an additional 2.25 million shares. That would bring the total closer to $284.6 million CAD ($250 million USD.) The offering will close around April 3. Veresen’s common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol VSN. “We still have a lot of money to spend to get (Jordan Cove) sanctioned,” Althoff said. “Part of what (the $284.6 million is) used for is to pay bills between now and this time next year when we come in and finance the project.” Once those bills are paid, Veresen can raise more equity to pay for the bulk of the project. “While financing won’t be without its challenges, we will have the benefit of falling on the path paved for us by other recent LNG export developments in the U.S. Gulf Coast,” he said.

Non-FTA approval a big win for Veresen In Veresen’s 2013 fourth quarter and yearend results report issued earlier this month, officials confirmed they were really gunning for DOE’s non-FTA export approval. Most of Jordan Cove’s potential customers do not have FTAs with the U.S., Althoff said. Singapore and Korea are the only two east Asian countries with FTAs, and their markets are small relative to the overall market, he said. Last fall, Veresen announced it had snagged three non-binding long-term Heads of Agreement with companies in Indonesia, India and an “eastern Asian country.” Japan is the world’s largest LNG consumer, according to Thomson Reuters, but

China is right on its heels — “ looks like China will be a top LNG importer by 201820.” Since October, Althoff said Veresen has entered into other HOAs with “large-scale prospective customers, including various emerging and traditional LNG buyers throughout the Asia-Pacific region.” Veresen plans to wrap up binding Liquefaction Tolling Service Agreements and Pipeline Service Agreements by this fall. “This is a world-scale plant,” he said. “To try to think about selling to just FTA countries limited us too much.” Already looking at expansion Jordan Cove’s proposed initial LNG capacity — 6 million metric tons per year — also has its limits, Althoff said. The total amount of LNG capacity requested under Veresen’s various HOAs exceeds that 6 million. If and when Jordan Cove begins construction, Althoff said Veresen will immediately look into expanding the facility’s capacity to 9 million metric tons per year. “The marina, tankage, gas treating and power plant can all manage 9 tonnes per annum (metric tons per year),” he said. “What’s needed to expand the plant is more pressure on the pipeline and more trains. It does have the ability to expand. “I think as soon as I can get this thing through FID (final investment decision) we will start to look at expansion projects down there.”

FERC timeline possibly pushed back That’s only if FERC green lights Jordan Cove. Veresen and Jordan Cove both forecasted a FERC ruling by the end of the year, with construction starting in the first quarter of 2015. But that could be delayed. During a routine conference call between federal agencies last week, officials said Jordan Cove is changing its proposed wetland mitigation sites, meaning all of the land use tables in FERC’s draft Environmental Impact Statement will be affected. In turn, that’s going to delay FERC’s schedule while they analyze the new edits.

Bite of the Bay on April 8 Photos by Steve Lindsley

The view from the new rear-view mirror that also includes the frame from a new cruiser camera being tested by Reedsport Police. The new system can monitor license plates, the back seat of the vehicle and, of course, what’s in front of the cruiser. If the system works well, the department would get more cameras. Reedsport City Councilor Linda McCollom peeks inside a police cruiser with a new camera system installed. Police Chief Duane Wisehart and Sgt. Tom Beck took the council on a tour of the new system, which could be installed in all city police cars.

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Council may consider other restrictions, like buffer areas proposed locations that are within 1,000 feet of a licensed dispensary or a school. Wright said that’s a consideration for Reedsport. “You’re not allowed to have drugs within a thousand feet of a school,” he said. “So, we do have a buffer area already under state rules. That puts us out to right around the 7-11 area.” But, he said anything

Hinds FROM PAGE 1 work out a plea agreement, but have been unable to negotiate a deal. “In almost every case,” he said, “we talk about negotiations. It’s complex in the sense that we take the victim’s wishes into account and also, keep in mind, that we want to treat cases consistently. There have been discussions and negotiations but to this point we have not come to a resolution.” Hinds was originally charged in August 2012 in an incident in which police responded to a sexual assault complaint. He spent a night in jail. The police chief at the time, Mark Fandrey, said a female victim, whom he did not identify, said to police the alleged crime occurred at Hinds home.

beyond that might house a dispensary. Wright said he has no intention of making a recommendation to the council. “At this point, I don’t have a recommendation,” he said. That could change before the meeting. “I have to put together my staff report,” he explained, “which usually prompts me to do more research. I’m reserving the right to change my mind.” He said the council could consider other restrictions, such as creating buffer areas near parks. He also said the council may decide to take no action, which would open the door for the dispensaries. The council will hold a

work session at 5:30 p.m. April 7. Christine Shirley, who is the National Flood Insurance Program coordinator for the Oregon Department of Land and Conservation Development, will have a presentation. The regular meeting begins at 7 p.m. The council is also expected to consider an ordinance that would allow short-term, seasonal camping at Rainbow Plaza near the waterfront. Wright is also expected to name the employee of the month. There may also be discussion on a plan to refinance a Department of Environmental Quality loan for the city’s wastewater treatment plant.

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Port of Umpqua Accepting Bids The Port of Umpqua is accepting sealed bids for surplus items: 9 tables and 28 folding chairs, items are sold as is. Items may be seen at the Port offices, 1877 Winchester Ave., Reedsport during office hours and on the Port website Bids will be received on each item separately, on a per item basis. Sealed bids can be dropped off at the Port offices or mailed to P.O. Box 388, Reedsport, OR 97467 clearly marking the envelope with “Sealed Bid”. Identify the number of items you are bidding on. All bids must be received by Monday, April 14 at Noon.

Pacific Cove Humane Society will be showcasing some of the best bites and sips in the region at the annual fundraising event Bite of the Bay from 6-10

p.m. April 8, at the Mill Casino-Hotel. Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 at the door. They are available at Reese Electric in North Bend, Ko-Kwel Gifts

at the Mill Casino-Hotel, The Art Connection and Huggins Insurance in Coos Bay. For more information, contact Kate Sharples at 541404-6704.

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604 Homes Unfurnished Cute 1 bed plus. Large yard, Garage, W/D hook ups, Fridge, Range, Microwave included. Englewood area. No pets/smoking. $695 1st/last/Dep. &Credit check fee. 541-751-8371 FOR RENT: 3 bdrm, 1 bath w/ carport ,pets on approval. $725 mo. plus $1000 security. Call 541-290-4668 Lakeside 2 bdrm. 1 1/2 bath, $675 mo. Range, Fridge, W/D, Carport plus Storage, Fenced yard 1st last and Deposit. References required. Call 541-759-3368 WANTED: 2 bedroom single level house or duplex.Need a home now, moved in from out of state. Call with any possibilities. 541-808-4114

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704 Musical Instruments Baldwin Acrosonic Spinet Piano for sale. Good condition, family piano. Can help with move if done by mid-April. 541-271-5367. $500 OBO

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Legals 100 TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE File No. 7827.20556 Reference is made to that certain trust deed made by Betty M. Smelcer, as grantor, to Alliance Title, as trustee, in favor of Financial Freedom Senior Funding Corporation, a subsidiary of IndyMac Bank, F.S.B., as beneficiary, dated 07/21/05, recorded 07/26/05, in the mortgage records of Douglas County, Oregon, as 2005-018469 and subsequently assigned to OneWest Bank, FSB by Assignment recorded as 2014-002384, covering the following described real property situated in said county and state, to wit: Beginning at the Northeast corner of Lot 15, Amended Plat of Surprise Valley, a Subdivision in the S.B. Briggs Donation Land Claim No. 45, Township 30 South, Range 5 West of the Willamette Meridian, Douglas County, Oregon; thence Southerly 198.87 feet, along the Easterly line of said lot; thence Westerly 75.0 feet, parallel to the North line of said lot; thence Northerly 198.87 feet, parallel to the Easterly line of said lot; thence Easterly 75.0 feet along the North line of said lot to the point of beginning. PROPERTY ADDRESS: 335 Surprise Avenue Myrtle Creek, OR 97457 Both the beneficiary and the trustee have elected to sell the real property to satisfy the obligations secured by the trust deed and a notice of default has been recorded pursuant to Oregon Revised Statutes 86.735(3); the event of default under the note and deed of trust, pursuant to to Section 9(b)(i) of the Deed of Trust,

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which provides that, “Lender may require immediate payment in full of all sums secured by this Security Instrument if... The property ceases to be the principal residence of a Borrower for reasons other than death and the Property is not the principal residence of at least one other Borrower.”. Default date of 07/17/2013 and pay the following sums: principal balance of $83,679.31 with accrued interest from 06/17/2013; together with title expense, costs, trustee’s fees and attorney’s fees incurred herein by reason of said default; any further sums advanced by the beneficiary for the protection of the above described real property and its interest therein; and prepayment penalties/premiums, if applicable. By reason of said default, the beneficiary has declared all sums owing on the obligation secured by said trust deed immediately due and payable, said sums being the following, to wit: principal balance of $83,679.31 with interest thereon at the note rate of 5.09 percent per annum beginning 06/17/2013; together with title expense, costs, trustee’s fees and attorney’s fees incurred herein by reason of said default; any further sums advanced by the beneficiary for the protection of the above described real property and its interest therein; and prepayment penalties/premiums, if applicable. WHEREFORE, notice hereby is given that the undersigned trustee will on July 3, 2014 at the hour of 10:00 o’clock, A.M. in accord with the standard of time established by ORS 187.110, at the following place: inside the main lobby of the Douglas County Courthouse, 1036 SE Douglas, in the City of Roseburg, County of Douglas, State of Oregon, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash the interest in the described real property which the grantor had or had power to convey at the time of the execution by grantor of the trust deed, together with any interest which the grantor or grantor’s successors in interest acquired after the execution of the trust deed, to satisfy the foregoing obliga-

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808 Pet Care Pet Cremation 541-267-3131 tions thereby secured and the costs and expenses of sale, including a reasonable charge by the trustee. Notice is further given that for reinstatement or payoff quotes requested pursuant to ORS 86.757 and 86.759 must be timely communicated in a written request that complies with that statute addressed to the trustee’s “Urgent Request Desk” either by personal delivery to the trustee’s physical offices (call for address) or by first class, certified mail, return receipt requested, addressed to the trustee’s post office box address set forth in this notice. Due to potential conflicts with federal law, persons having no record legal or equitable interest in the subject property will only receive information concerning the lender’s estimated or actual bid. Lender bid information is also available at the trustee’s website, Notice is further given that any person named in ORS 86.753 has the right, at any time prior to five days before the date last set for the sale, to have this foreclosure proceeding dismissed and the trust deed reinstated by payment to the beneficiary of the entire amount then due (other than such portion of the principal as would not then be due had no default occurred) and by curing any other default complained of herein that is capable of being cured by tendering the performance required under the obligation or trust deed, and in addition to paying said sums or tendering the performance necessary to cure the default, by paying all costs and expenses actually incurred in enforcing the obligation and trust deed, together with trustee’s and attorney’s fees not exceeding the amounts provided by said ORS 86.753. Requests from persons named in ORS 86.753 for reinstatement quotes received less than six days prior to the date set for the trustee’s sale will be honored only at the discretion of the beneficiary or if required by the terms of the loan documents. In construing this notice, the singular includes the plural, the word “grantor” includes any successor in in-

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faced by schools everywhere, and athletic and activity programs are typically among the first to have funding reduced or eliminated.” Net proceeds of the event benefit the Boosters’ Athletics Endowment Fund, which is used to supplement the Reedsport School District’s funding of athletic programs. This event, now in its 13th year, has also turned into a school-wide reunion for many attendees, bringing together local residents as well as Reedsport alumni who now live outside the area. Dinner tickets are $30 per plate, which includes bidding privileges. Entree options include rosemary chicken, Kansas City beef tips or seafood jumbalaya. Tickets are available at Bedrock’s restaurants, at Reedsport Community Charter School, or via mail. More information, and a printable order form, is available at the event website:

REEDSPORT — The 2014 Benefit Dinner and Auction supporting athletic activities at Reedsport schools will be held Saturday, April 12, at the Reedsport Community Center. The evening starts with a social hour, no-host bar THE UMPQUA POST and bidding on silent auction items at 5 p.m. Dinner Reedsport graduate starts at 6, followed by a Lindsey Wright played a role dessert auction and the live in Grand Canyon University auction. winning its first-ever The annual event is the Western Athletic centerpiece of fundraising Conference indoor track and activities conducted by the field title. Reedsport Braves Boosters Wright, a sophomore for Association, and is sponthe Antelopes, placed sixth sored by Bedrock’s in the pole vault, clearing 10 Restaurants, to help mainfeet, 10 inches. tain athletic programs at Grand Canyon dominatReedsport schools. ed the event. Lauren Graham “This event is crucial in finished first, with Jennifer the Boosters’ efforts to help Rolph second and Amy Hop continue to provide a varithird. Ashley Privett, anothety of athletic opportunities er member of the squad, was for students,” said Joe seventh. Zelinski, current board chair Marshfield graduate Contributed Photo of the Boosters’ organizaMareyna Karlin placed 11th Former Reedsport standout Lindsey Wright, left, and former tion. “There’s no end in in the competition. Karlin is Marshfield standout Mareyna Karlin pose for a photo during the sight to the financial crunch a freshman at the University Western Athletic Conference Indoor Championships. of Idaho. Wright opened the outMonday at Horn Rapids Golf 49th overall with a threedoor season by tying for sixth day total of 229. Club in Richland, Wash. in the Willie Williams Classic, The Lakers had a team The Sun Devils bounced 1 clearing 11 feet, ⁄4 inch. total of 610 strokes for the back to place fourth in the Wednesday Scratch Last year, Wright finevent hosted by Columbia SDSU Farms Invitational at March 19 ished third in the pole vault Basin Community College. San Diego. High games: One Plus One 461/405, First and fifth in the high jump at Spokane won with a score of Vaughn had a strong Noel 408. High series: One Plus One 1263, the PacWest Outdoor 580 and Columbia Basin was opening round for Arizona D&L 1131, Flower Power 1116. Individual Championships. State, with a 75, and also had second at 604. games: Jerry P 267, Brett T 247/243, Debby H Frame, a freshman, had a 75 in the second round. 199/182, Margie F 191. Individual series: WOMEN’S GOLF the best round for the Lakers Her third-round 79 left her Jerry P 698, Tom F 676, Brett T 673, Debby H Monica Vaughn opened on Monday with a 74 that 13-over for the tournament 539, Margie F 501, Ruthie F 440. 4th quarter the spring golf season by tied him for ninth for the day. and tied for 43rd place. standings: One Plus One 19, TNT 16, Rick’s helping Arizona State to a On Sunday, Frame shot a The spring season follows Rowdies 9, D&L 8, First Noel 7, Flower Power third-place finish in the 79 that tied for third-best a strong fall when Vaughn 6, M&T 6. Northrop Grumman on the Laker squad. His tied for third at the Pac-12 Regional Challenge. two-day total of 153 was Preview, tied for seventh at Wednesday Seniors Vaughn, a freshman, was the Betsy Rawls Longhorn third-best for SWOCC and March 19 second for the Sun Devils Invitational and tied for 13th 16th overall. High Series: Jay 530, Brad 497,Jean 490, and tied for 10th overall with at the Mason Rudolph Harold 488. High Games: Brad 198-155-144, MEN’S TRACK & FIELD a score of 4-over for three Women’s Championship. Jay 192-172-166, Jean 189-153. Harold 165days. Brandon Gannon, a Next, the Sun Devils had MEN’S GOLF freshman for SWOCC, ranks 162-161, Ervin 165-156, Don 161. High Doubles Partners: Jay & Brad 440, Ervin & a 12th-place finish in the fifth in NWAACC in the Montana Frame helped Jean 395-390-376, Don & George 383. Splits Darius Rucker the Southwestern Oregon triple jump with a best this Picked Up: Ervin 3-10, Jay 3-10 & 4-7-9, Intercollegiate at Hilton Community College men’s spring of 40 feet, 5 inches. Brad 3-10, Don 3-10, Need more senior Head, S.C. team tie for third in the first He also ranks 16th in the Vaughn was second for NWAACC spring tournalong jump with a mark of 18 bowlers. Come see us at 1 PM on wednesday. the Sun Devils and tied for ment, played Sunday and feet, 21⁄4 inches. Brunch Bunch ction. Past auction events have included a wide range of items donated by individuals and businesses. This year’s items include a wine rack; a game bat and autographed baseball from former Oregon State standout Andrew Susac, who now plays for the San Francisco Giants; and a round of golf for four at Crosswater. The evening also includes non-auction raffles, games and direct-purchase opportunities. “Our format is unique. It’s much more than an auction,” Zelinski said. “Anyone can come and have a great time, and go home with a really nice item, without spending a lot of money. “We’ve always strived to make this event as much about community as it is about fundraising.” The banquet is scheduled to run until 9 p.m., the Eagles Lodge has arranged for the band Stillwater to play after the event.


Baseball team splits twin bill THE UMPQUA POST Reedpsort’s baseball team got its shot on a big stage Saturday, playing the combined Pilot Rock-Nixiyawii team at the University of Oregon’s PK Park. The Braves won the opener of the doubleheader 5-4, but lost the nightcap 3-2. Along the way they enjoyed tremendous support, coach Todd Harrington said. “We appreciate the support we got from our hometown crowd,” he said. “We really had a good crowd there. I was real impressed.” The fans saw the Braves pound out nine hits in the opener, including a com-

bined five hits, four runs and two triples from Haden Sams and Marquese Williams. Freshman Wade Doane added two hits, including a double, and drove in two runs for the Braves, part of a big offensive day for him, Harrington said. Williams pitched a complete-game five-hitter, with six strikeouts. But he also walked four batters and hit two, the only problem for the Braves on the day. In the nightcap, Griffin Kaufmann pitched a complete game, allowing six hits while striking out four and walking four. “I’m real impressed with our pitching,” Harrington said. “We did a real good job

& Micah 189, Gladys 185, Mary 156. SERIES SCRATCH: LaDonna 551, Gladys 536, Micah 515. GAME HDCP: Candy 268, Kathy 265, Gladys 260. SERIES HDCP: Kathy 787, Gladys 761, LaDonna 737. CONVERTED SPLITS: Gladys 2-7, Kathy 2-7, Brad 3-10, Glo 5-6-10, Mike 3-10 x 2, Denise 3-10, Chuck 4-9.

Umpqua League March 24 Team standings: Wells Creek Inn No. 1 3315, Fryer Rock No. 2 30-18, Fryer Rock No. 1 27-21. Team high game scratch: Fryer Rock No. 2 338, Fryer Rock No. 2 338, Fryer Rock No. 1 334. Team high series scratch: Fryer Rock No. 2 982, Fryer Rock No. 1 925, Wells Creek Inn No. 1 891. High team game handicap: Wells Creek Inn No. 1 447, Wells Creek Inn No. 1 435, Fryer Rock No. 2 428. High team series handicap: Wells Creek Inn No. 1 1281, Fryer Rock No. 2 1252, Fryer Rock No. 1 1150, Wells Creek Inn No. 2 1148. Individual high game scratch: Margie 193, Kathy 182, C J 181. Individual high series scratch: Margie 515, Kathy 493, C J 489. Individual high game handicap: Caro D 246, C J 237, Luci 232. Individual high series handicap: C J 657, Carol D 656, Jacky 625. Splits picked up: Claudette 3-10 and 4-5-7, Pum 5-6, Kathy 57, C J 3-10 x 2 6-7.

March 20 Leading teams: Hummers 27-13, Ocean Pacific 25-15, Dockside Gifts 23.5-16.5. Individual high game: Pat 202, Margaret 188, on the mound except that Dette & Pum 169. Individual high series: Pat Gutter Gussies we walked too many. We just 552, Dette 504, Margaret 494. Splits picked March 25 didn’t support them defen- up: Kathy M 3-10, Martha 3-10, Shirley 8-9, Leading teams: Riverside Auto Recycling sively.” 4-5, 4-7-8, Carm 6-7-10, Dette 3-10, Pat 6- 32-12, Winchester Bay Market 31-13, Ocean Pilot Rock won the 10, Marge 6-7, Anny 6-9-10. Garden 25.5-18.5. High game team: Ocean nightcap by scoring a run in Garden 2449. High series team: Ocean Sunday Night Mixed Social the sixth inning and two in Pacific 1788. Individual high game: Jean 180, the seventh. March 23 Betty 187, Dette 180, Ruth 213. Individual Joe Hixenbaugh had two LEADING TEAMS: Odd Balls 30-22, No high series: Kathy W 455, Ruth 526, Kathy M hits in the game for the Bodies 29-23, Old Hippies 27-25. TEAM 475. Splits picked up: Pat 2-7, Kay 1-5-10, 2-7, Braves and Williams hit a GAME SCRATCH: Pica Shiz 786, Old Kameryn 2-3, Betty 2-7, Sande 4-5-7, Gladys double. Hippies 695, Odd Balls 669. SERIES 3-10, 5-7, Kathy M 3-10, 2-7. Reedsport was scheduled SCRATCH: Pica Shiz 2226, Old Hippies to play its league opener at Wednesday Seniors 1994, No Bodies 1881. GAME HDCP: Old North Douglas on Tuesday Hippies 1014, Pica Shiz 978, Odd Balls 956. March 26 (results weren’t available by SERIES HDCP: Old Hippies 2901, Pica Shiz High Series: Harvey 599, Harold 499, Don press time) and hosts 2820, crazy Balls 2728. INDIVIDUAL GAME 472, Jay 471, Ervin 465. High Games: Harvey Bandon on Friday and visits SCRATCH MEN: Jerry 231, Harvey & Taylor 214-213-172, Ervin 195, Don 188-177, Harold Toledo on Saturday in a pair 227, Rick 211. SERIES SCRATCH: Jerry 614, 180-163, Helen 171. High Doubles Partners: of nonleague contests. Taylor 596, Harvey 572. GAME HDCP: Rick Helen & Casper 442, Don & Jay 411-391, Reedsport’s league home 278, Jerry 269, Harvey & Taylor 258. SERIES Harold & Ervin 402, Harvey & Gladys 396. opener is Tuesday against HDCP: Rick 731, Jerry 728, Taylor 689. Splits Picked Up: Gladys 3-10 & 5-8-10, Jean Umpqua Valley Christian. WOMEN GAME SCRATCH: Patty & LaDonna 3-10, Ervin 3-10,Helen 6-7-10.

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Until a few more spring Chinook are caught or warmer weather arrives, most of the fishing interest is going to be directed at recently planted trout. This week a number of Douglas County lakes will be stocked, including Lake Marie (2,000 legal rainbows) and Loon Lake (1,500 legal rainbows). Before actually fishing a freshly-stocked lake, anglers should know the lake’s size and the number of trout being planted. For example, although a similar number of trout are slated for Loon Lake and Lake Marie, the 1,500 trout dumped into nearly 300 acre Loon Lake works out to slightly more than five trout per surface acre while the 2,000 trout stocked into six acre Lake Marie works out to more than 330 trout per surface acre. The ODFW finally came out with the 2014 trout stocking schedule for the High Desert Zone which consists of five districts (Bend, Hines, Klamath, Lakeview and The






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