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“We have between 250 and 300 cars that show up every year.” — Kool Coastal Nights co-chair Phyllis Dever

BY STEVE LINDSLEY The Umpqua Post

It’s hoped the recent sale of Dunes Family Health Care by the Lower Umpqua Hospital district will be a positive step for Reedsport and the health care community. Dr. Janet Patin, has worked at Dunes Family for 15 years. She says the purchase will allow the clinic to remain open. “Because of the insurance mix of the community,” she said, “You really can’t make it just on clinic income. So we moonlighted in the emergency room and that subsidized the primary care practice.” Things changed when the clinic ran into staffing problems. “Then we had some change in staffing and needed some help covering the emergency room hours, ” Patin said. “We asked the hospital for help.” The hospital entered into an agreement with Texas-based EmCare for emergency room services. “That solved some of our problems of having to deal with insurance for weekend doctors and staffing,” Patin said. “Although we had been in charge of the staffing and there was never an uncovered shift.” That change potentially could have put Dunes Family out of business, because hospital administrator Sandra Reese canceled the Photo by Sarah Haase, The Umpqua Post emergency room contract with A line of vehicles on display at the 2012 Kool Coastal Nights car show. Organizers speculate that around 1,000 visitors made their way to the show last Dunes Family doctors. year. This year’s event will begin on Aug. 23. She said the purchase by the hospital will help keep the clinic operating. “There really wasn’t any other way for support to come to the clinic,” she said. “They can’t just give money to a private group. “Now, with the merger, the responsibility for primary care will lie with the hospital. They get the

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Police chief recruitment update

Hot cars start revving up the events at Kool Coastal Nights BY STEVE LINDSLEY The Umpqua Post

The event starts Friday, Aug. 23 and features art, a barbecue, live music and a sock hop on Saturday

tions for cars. “We have modified and stock,” Turner said. “We consider anything stock, unless it has three changes to it, and then it becomes modified.” Prizes are given for a number of categories. “We have Best in Show,” Turner said, “and then we have the Best Mustang, the Best 1955 to ’57, we have the Best Truck, the Best Car and then we have Ladies’ Choice.” There is no money for winning those categories, but there is the prestige. “I think they just like to show their cars off,” Turner laughed. “They do get trophies,” Dever offered.

Two weeks after a successful DuneFest, Winchester Bay will host the 21st annual Kool Coastal Nights car show. Familiar volunteers Phyllis Dever and Debby The car show is a locally run event. Turner are co-chairs of the event, which will “This is presented by the Winchester Bay feature 250-300 cars parked along Beach BY STEVE LINDSLEY Merchants’ Association,” Dever said, “and Boulevard. The Umpqua Post sponsored by the Reedsport/Winchester Bay The reason for another event so soon after Chamber of Commerce. The Reedsport City Council gave DuneFest is pretty straight forward. The event begins Friday, Aug. 23, with regis“We just go for the best weather of the sumpermission for city manager tration 3-6 p.m. The registration fee for the car mer,” Dever said. Jonathan Wright to recruit for a new And, she pointed out, Art by the Bay follows show, Harbor Cruise and poker walk is $30. chief to replace Mark Fandrey, who “Cars start lining up on Friday,” Dever said. a week later, on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, Labor Day died of a heart attack in early July. Cars must be 1978 or older, street legal and weekend. “The chief left a giant hole in our licensed and insured. There are two classificacommunity,” Wright told the council at its Aug. 5 meeting. “He also left a giant hole in our department. Given that the recruitment process takes a great deal of time, that we have talked to schools about putting another school safety officer into BY STEVE LINDSLEY tial value of $25,000.” the potential revamp. The two the schools, and we have a number The Umpqua Post The other project would be a drawings were created in 2009. of projects that are kind of in limbo new building next to city shops The additional parking would until we get a chief, I would request The city of Reedsport hopes to require the city to acquire property that would store vehicles. that you allow staff to open the get two grants from the Oregon He told the council the Marine owned by Knife River Corporation. recruitment.” State Marine Board to expand the Board is supportive of the project. The phase-one grant, which The recruitment will be open parking at the city’s boat launch on would allow the city to buy the “They’ve even agreed to receive for 60 days. A public evaluation River waterfront. the Umpqua this application out of normal property and demolish the buildprocess will follow. “The majority of the waterfront grant cycle, in anticipation that ing, requires a 25 percent match A new chief isn’t expected to be area, downtown, was funded that could be a combination of in- this will be, hopefully, approved,” on board until the end of the year. through Marine Board grants,” city kind and cash funds. That in-kind he said. “It’s actually a part of the “Sixty days,” Mayor Keith Marine Board’s facilities plan for Tymchuk said, “I think that’s pret- manager Jonathan Wright told the work could come in the form of council at its Aug. 5 meeting. 2011 through 2017.” dismantling the building and salty standard as far as this type of “Looking into the opportunity to Wright said they also anticipatvaging as much material as possiposition. I think of what we’ve possibly expand our boat launch ed an expendiure of approximately ble for future reconstruction. done before, with police chief parking area, they came up with $10,000 in matching funds that “We have another project we positions and city manager posicould from boat launch fees. could re-allocate those materials tions. As far as I’m concerned, now two conceptual designs.” The city was contacted in 2007 to,” Wright said. “This would be “Is that a building that’ll be taken down,” councilor Kathi SEE POLICE CHIEF, PAGE A6 by a representative of OSMB about considered in kind, with a poten-

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Reedsport seeks grants to expand parking Wall-Meyer asked Wright, “that one great big ugly yellow building?” “It’s the smaller ugly one,” Wright told the council. Wright also said there would have to be some foundationremoval work on the building. Wright said the second grant would be needed to finish the project, which would involve resurfacing the property for cars and boats to park. The council gave its approval to pursue the grant.

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These are not your parents’ fundraisers BY TIM NOVOTNY The Umpqua Post

COOS BAY — Pancake spatulas and spaghetti ladles used to be the tools of the big-time fundraisers. More and more, however, they are being replaced by motorcycle helmets and, most recently, tattoo artists’ needles. Today’s fundraisers are getting edgier and, those involved say, more fun. Two of the more popular fundraising events these days belong to bikers. Charity runs and poker runs seem to be gaining traction on the South Coast. Alan Pettit is a man who has a good pulse of the local riding community. He says the popularity is nationwide. “If you look at the Bible for riders, Thunder Press, these

types of activities are going on in every city, in every community and quite frankly there is a need.” Pettit, the owner of Highway 101 HarleyDavidson in Coos Bay, believes the Harley community itself is one reason for the increase. “Historically, we have a lot of vets who are always supporting each other, and public service people,” he said. “We have a lot of Harley riders in this community — period — and historically, they’ve been very generous, whether it’s muscular dystrophy, or St. Jude’s, or Bree’s Foundation, or veterans.” The latest entry into the world of motorcycle fundraisers is the Jeff Common Fallen Brother Memorial Motorcycle Run.

Steve Schneiderman, the organizer, says that when deciding on a new fundraiser they were looking for a way to bring people together. “We were thinking of doing something that Jeff enjoyed and motorcycle riding was one of them,” he said. But, he added, the motorcycle riding is not the important thing. “It’s the camaraderie with these types of events.” To prove that point, their “motorcycle” run is open to virtually any kind of vehicle: classic cars to beat-up sedans. In some events, such as the Bykes for Tykes Toy Run, the riding itself is the culmination of months of fundraising activity. “Walt and Sandy Evans, over at Coos Cycle Supply, have done a tremendous job with the Toy Run each December,” Pettit said, as he hit on another reason for the rise in motorcycle related fundraisers. There is simply a greater need. To help fill that need, Walt Evans says, there are people who grew up in difficult circumstances that are now able to help families facing similar hardships. “Some people are doing better and want to help families, and especially the kids. It’s tough, what they are going through, and it’s not their fault.” “There’s a lot of places where the ball gets dropped and the community really has to pick up and carry the weight,” Pettit adds. “Harley

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Tom McBee from Camas Valley checks out his new handlebars, Physco Chubby 18-inch Apes, that were put on his 2010 Heritage at Highway 101 Harley-Davidson in Coos Bay on Aug. 8. McBee rides in poker runs around the state, including the St. Jude Children’s Poker Run last weekend at Highway 101 Harley-Davidson. people have always been very firefighters get better trained, be safer, and have fun doing quick to open their pockets it.” and support the community Pettit won’t be surprised in that way, and I think people look to that community as if, once again, the bikers rally. “We’ve got a number of a means of supporting a guys in the fire department number of things.” You don’t have to look far that ride, both past and present, a lot of Coast Guard for evidence of that. Evans guys. We appreciate what our said their recent Coos River Run, supporting the Toy Run, police are doing, what our fire departments are doing, the raised over $12,000. Schneiderman is hoping for similar support for the Jeff Common Memorial Run. “We’re raising money to educate firefighters, with the emphasis on safety. This is an ■ Aug. 5, 12:07 p.m., aniopportunity for you to help

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ed. Unable to locate. ■ Aug. 6, 6:25 p.m., public assist, Winchester Avenue, Reedsport. Caller reported a intoxicated male at location. Subject was not causing any problems but the caller was concerned for his safety. ■ Aug. 7, 12:18 a.m., suspicious circumstance, 2800 block of Salmon Harbor Drive, Winchester Bay. ■ Aug. 7, 9:16 a.m., burglary, 700 block of Port Road, Reedsport. Caller reported a burglary occurred at the business between close last night and this morning before opening. ■ Aug. 7, 9:23 a.m., criminal mischief, 700 block of Port Road, Reedsport. Officer requested a case for charges on additional victim at same location. ■ Aug. 8, 8:41 a.m., trespass, 2000 block of Longwood, Reedsport. Two unwanted subjects at location. ■ Aug. 8, 10:36 a.m., incident, 600 block of Ranch Road, Reedsport. Possible sex abuse. ■ Aug. 8, 12:26 p.m., assist public, 37000 block of Wilson Canyon Lane, Reedsport. Welfare check on son. ■ Aug. 8, 3:02 p.m., burglary, Greenwood, Reedsport. Items were taken from residence. ■ Aug. 8, 3:24 p.m., assist public, 400 block of Plateau St., Gardiner. Welfare check. ■ Aug. 8, 4:15 p.m., civil complaints, 1900 block of Cedar Avenue, Reedsport. Assistance from the court to get vehicle back from location. ■ Aug. 9, 11:50 a.m., DUII, 48000 block of state Highway 38, Reedsport. ■ Aug. 9, 1:26 p.m., theft from motor vehicle, 2000 block of Longwood Drive, Reedsport. Caller reported items stolen from a vehicle. ■ Aug. 9, 8:52 p.m., civil complaints, 500 block of Cedar Avenue, Reedsport. ■ Aug. 9, 9:44 p.m., disturbance, 7200 block of Loon Lake Road, Reedsport. ■ Aug. 9, 10:37 p.m., disturbance, 300 block of Salmon Harbor Drive, Winchester Bay. ■ Aug. 9, 11:15 p.m., fireworks, 75000 block of U.S. Highway 101, Reedsport. ■ Aug. 10, 1:40 a.m., domestic disturbance, 43000 block of state Highway 38, Reedsport. ■ Aug. 10, 7:27 a.m., violation of restraining order, 500 block of Fir Avenue, Reedsport. ■ Aug. 11, 1:13 a.m., fugitive, Beach Boulevard/Fourth Street. Subject with a bike. ■ Aug. 11, 10:55 a.m., motor vehicle violation, 300 block of Reedsport Transfer Road, Reedsport. Erratic driver complaint heading towards Elkton. He’s in an older black truck. ■ Aug. 11, 4:01 p.m., fugitive, Salmon Harbor Road/Triangle Road, Winchester Bay.

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LOCAL OBITUARIES Lucas Scott Collins Sept. 26, 1996 - Aug. 1, 2013

b a s ke t b a l l and spent time with his family. Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Lucas Collins J e n n i f e r Mullins and Joe Smith; father, Charles Collins of Montana; brother, Nathan Collins; sister, Samantha Mullins; maternal grandparents, Mike and Lorie Wiggins; Uncle James and Aunt Caroline Collins of Toledo; Aunt Rachelle and Uncle Andrew Beska; greatgrandmother, Wilma Wiggins of Corvallis; and many cousins, neighbors and friends. The family suggests that remembrances be contributions made at any Umpqua Bank in Lucas’s name. Services are entrusted to Dunes Memorial Chapel, 541-127-2822. Sign the guestbook at www.theworldlink.com.

Lucas Scott Collins, 16, of Reedsport, died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at his home. Private cremation rites have been held. A celebration of life service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, at the Reedsport Foursquare Church, 2900 Frontage Road. Pastor Terry will officiate. There will be a potluck reception following the services. Everyone is welcome. Lucas Scott Collins was born Sept. 26, 1996, in Reedsport to Jennifer Wiggins and Charles Collins. He spent his entire life in By Alysha Beck, The Umpqua Post Reedsport and was going to Kathy Castelein, faculty research assistant and plover biologist at Portland State University, watches a rehabilitated snowy plover be a junior at Reedsport High fly away near New River in the Bandon State Natural Area on Friday. Three chicks were released after being rescued from the School. same area in July. Snowy plovers are listed state and federally as threatened mainly because of habitat loss and predation. Among his personal interests he enjoyed camping, target shooting and riding four-wheelers. He liked to go swimming, playing video games and hanging out BY THOMAS MORIARTY intensive effort.” with his friends. He played The Umpqua Post Keeping track of just how The Bureau of Land Management’s access Habitat many of the birds are out Coos Bay District lists the following BANDON — 20 years areas as having dry sand closures: there is too expansive a task closures ■ Bandon Beach State Natural after the western snowy for just the agency’s staff To protect the species during Area. plover was listed as a threat- biologists. To keep track of Wednesday, Aug. 14 - Tuesday, Aug. 20 snowy plover nesting, which takes ■ New River. ened species under the the birds, they rely on a netplace in open dry sand, federal HIGH TIDE A.M. P.M. ■ North Spit of Coos Bay. Endangered Species Act, agencies have negotiated restricted work of monitors who scour Time Ft. Time Ft. Date ■ Oregon Dunes day-use area. state and federal wildlife beach access periods with Oregon the beaches keeping tabs on 01:51 6.5 14:57 5.7 Aug. 7 ■ Siltcoos Estuary. officials say the species is State Parks. plover numbers. ■ Sutton Beach. 8 02:29 6.4 15:27 5.9 Aug. From March 15 through Sept. 15, doing great, but predation Kathy Castelein, a ■ Tenmile Estuary. 03:07 6.2 15:58 6.1 Aug. 9 beachgoers are allowed only on the and habitat management are Bandon-based researcher ■ Tahkenitch Estuary. Aug. 10 03:47 5.9 16:29 6.2 sand portions of beaches wet still at a critical stage. with Portland State Dogs are required to be on leash marked as snowy plover nesting Aug. 11 04:31 5.6 17:03 6.3 Standing on a stretch of University’s Biodiversity on beaches marked as plover nestareas. Aug. 12 05:21 5.2 17:42 6.4 New River south of Bandon Information Center, has ing areas. 06:22 4.7 18:28 6.4 Aug. 13 Friday morning, Dan Elbert, worked with the monitoring a biolgist with the U.S. Fish program for almost 17 years. and Wildlife Service said the A.M. P.M. LOW TIDE birds are still in a precarious of the population,” she said. Castelein said that the government had established stretch of dry sand south of Time Ft. Time Ft. Date position. Paxton said that Reporter Thomas a goal of 250 breeding adults Aug. 7 08:40 -0.5 20:44 1.4 though aquarium staff even at be reached can Moriarty China Creek along New for the region. 09:10 -0.4 21:22 1.2 Aug. 8 were only releasing a few 541-269-1222, ext. 240, or by River is currently home to “We reached that last 22:02 1.1 -0.2 09:41 Aug. 9 birds at the South Coast email at between 40 and 45 birds. year for the first time,” Aug. 10 10:13 0.2 22:45 0.9 beach, that number is far thomas.moriarty@the“It’s a fairly large winterElbert said. Aug. 11 10:46 0.5 23:33 0.8 from insignificant. worldlink.com. Follow him ing area,” Castelein said. The western snowy 1 --:--.11:23 Aug. 12 “Just these three little on Twitter: Despite their uptick in plover was first listed under 00:28 0.7 12:06 1.5 Aug. 13 guys — that’s over 1 percent @ThomasDMoriarty. the ESA in 1993. Since then, numbers, the tiny shore-

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state and federal officials have developed a carefully developed system of beach access restrictions to reduce conflict with humans during the tiny shorebirds’ nesting season. Elbert, who’s based at the agency’s Newport field office, was on the South Coast to supervise the release of three orphaned snowy plover chicks that had been discovered on the beach last year. The chicks had since been raised at the Oregon Coast Aquarium. Erin Paxton, the aquarium’s public affairs coordinator, said that the agency. “We work very closely with Fish and Wildlife Services because we are one of the few facilities permitted to work with threatened bird species,” Paxton said. Elbert said limiting predation is a challenge for wildlife managers. “By far our biggest problems are from the corvids,” he said, referring to the avian family that includes crows and ravens. Coyotes and rodents are also common threats. Pointing to a high wall of sand at the edge of the beach, Elbert said invasive European beach grass buildup of dunes that are too steep for plover chicks to navigate. “Every year, we aim to remove beach grass from nesting areas,” Elbert said. “But it’s an expensive and

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OPINION LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Asbestos status constant at Reedsport schools There were no significant changes this past year in our school district’s periodic surveillance reports showing the condition of the remaining asbestos within our school district. The custodial staff is continuing to implement the operation and maintenance manual dealing with all asbestos remaining in our buildings. A copy of the management plans, which includes periodic inspection reports, is located in the front office of each building. The district will be scheduling a reinspection every three years by an accredited inspector. If you have any questions regarding this report, please contact the Reedsport School District office at 541271-3656. Jim Thomas Superintendent

Congress must act to help Northwest forest economy On July 31, the House Natural Resources Committee approved a forestry bill that includes a bipartisan plan to open more than 1.3 million acres of federally owned forests in Western Oregon to revenue-producing harvests. The Hastings Bill includes the plan developed by Oregon Reps. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, Greg Walden, R-Hood River, and Kurt Schrader, DCanby, in which roughly one-half of the 2.6 million forested acres in the Oregon & California Railroad Grant lands — known as the O&C lands — would be placed under permanent protections. The remaining 1.3 million acres would be placed in a trust and managed to produce maximum revenues for the 18 Oregon counties that contain O&C lands. The main body of the bill, titled Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act, was sponsored by

Rep. Doc Hastings, R-Wash., would require harvest levels in federal forests sufficient enough to replace revenues currently supplied by the Secure Rural Schools program. Enacted in 2000, the Secure Rural Schools program provides timberheavy counties with direct payments intended to compensate them for the damage wreaked on local economies and tax bases by restrictions on logging on federal land. The payments have been extended several times, including a one-year extension passed last year. Hastings’ bill would extend Secure Rural Schools funding for an additional year at 2010 levels, a $200 million increase over current safety net funding, to give rural counties a bridge until additional revenues begin coming in. This legislation would also help address the growing problem of wildfires on western forests. Last year, 9.3 million acres of national forest land burned in wildfires, 44 times greater than the roughly 200,000 acres harvested by the U.S. Forest Service. Tens of thousands of acres in Southern Oregon are burning right now. The largest, the Douglas complex fire, near Glendale, has already consumed more than 36,000 acres. A good portion of the bill includes language that would require management of forestland to prevent such catastrophic fires Rep. DeFazio’s efforts to get the Hastings Bill successfully out of committee have been terrific. We are all southern Oregon members of the Regional Solutions Advisory Teams. Our task is to identify economic and community development priorities and solve problems at the regional level. Restoring healthy forests for healthy communities is clearly a vital regional economic priority. We applaud the efforts of Rep. DeFazio and Sen. Wyden to secure passage of legislation that would achieve this important goal. We urge a rapid House passage of Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy

Communities Act, hopefully no later than September. We also encourage a quick final approval, by both Houses of Congress, of this or a similar Wyden bill to come from the Senate. Our forests are burning up, our counties and municipalities are in dire straits, and our school funding is no longer secure. We are in strong support of Rep. DeFazio’s and Sen. Wyden’s efforts to remedy all three. We encourage you to be in support, too. Keith Tymchuk Mayor of Reedsport Susan Morgan Douglas County Commissioner John Sweet Coos County Commissioner David Itzen Curry County Commissioner Dave Kronsteiner Port of Coos Bay Commission Jim Seely Wild River Coast Alliance Bill Thorndike Medford Fabrication

Thanks for assisting first responders at DuneFest I would like to thank all the responders that assisted Winchester Bay Fire and Rescue in providing emergency medical treatment out of our ATV Rescue Station for Dunefest. I would like to send a special thanks to a group providing assistance for the first time at Dunefest — the Community Emergency Response Team. In addition to Dunefest, CERT provided assistance in the bomb response in Reedsport. CERT is a group of community members that have taken training to be able to do duties that allow a better use of manpower. If you do not have time to go to all the training to be a firefighter or EMT and want to help, please look at CERT. You can make a difference. Thomas “Scott” Anderson Fire Chief, Winchester Bay

Update on Coos Bay Rail process, the Port hired As you recall, in ARG Trans Inc. to operate September 2007 the line in the sumRailAmerica shut down the CORP THE COUNTY mer of 2011. It has proven to be a sucline between Coos SCENE cessful relationship. Bay and Eugene The Coos Bay with one day Rail Link, as it is notice to the shipnow called, has pers. Hanging in added new custhe balance were tomers and the future of hunincreased shipdreds of family wage jobs in Coos, Susan Morgan ments since the line coastal Douglas, Douglas County was partially and Lane counties. Commissioner reopened in October 2011. Since By early 2009, after federal action forcing April 2013, the line is fully operational from Coquille its sale, the Port of Coos to Eugene. Starting with Bay bought the line using 194 cars in 2011, shipments federal and state grants have now increased to and loans. After many 2,087 loads for the first years of deferred maintehalf of 2013. Speeds on the nance nine tunnels, 118 line have increased and the bridges, 147 culverts, 255 system operates much public and private crossmore efficiently, but there ings and 111 miles of track is more work to do on the were in poor shape. The restoration and maintecondition of the infranance plan, and federal structure determines the regulations are changing to speed that the trains can accelerate timelines. safely travel. The Port estimates that As acquired, speed on around $40 million is most of the line was limitneeded to fund the rest of ed to 10 mph. Working the bridge, tunnel and with shippers, ODOT Rail track improvements and rail engineering remaining in the plan. experts, the Port put They have applied for a together a restoration and federal TIGER V grant and maintenance plan and will continue their enertimeline to re-open the getic diligence in seeking line, increase speeds and additional funding. cut operating costs. This is an impressive Continuing with their example of what can be accustomed style of rolling accomplished when federup their sleeves and fearal, state, local governlessly getting the job done, ments and private partners the Port of Coos Bay went to work on finding money to work together. implement the maintenance Susan always welcomes plan. To date, they have your questions or comworked hard to successfully ments. Please contact her land $26.3 million in grants by email at and $13.5 million in state morgan@co.douglas.or.us ; funding that has enabled by mail at Douglas County upgrading and re-opening Courthouse, Room 217, the line to shippers from 1036 SW Douglas, Coquille to Eugene. Roseburg, 97470; or by Through an exhaustive phone at 440-4201.

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Custodial crews indispensible at Reedsport schools The 2006 movie “Night at the Museum” changed the way many of us view museums. It featured a newly hired night watchman in New York’s Museum of Natural History who discovers that the museum’s exhibits come to life each night, with Teddy Roosevelt careening down the halls on his horse, the T-Rex fetching giant bones, and an army of Roman soldiers waging war on anything in its path. It’s an imaginary Hollywood example of the activity that goes on behind the scenes of a venerable institution. It’s a bit of a stretch — and doesn’t involve a rampaging former president — but our own venerable educational institutions have an invisible, behind-thescenes life all their own. It’s the view that only the custodians have of what happens during school nights and all through the long summer weeks when the buildings are empty of their regular inhabitants. Under the leadership of Mike Thurber, head custodian at Reedsport Community Charter School, and Bill Brown, head custodian at Highland Elementary School, the custodial staff scrubs, polishes, paints, shines and repairs our facilities to keep them in tip-top shape. Summers are laborintensive for the custodians at both buildings, and as Brown says, “We’ve had so many staffing cuts that we realized we have to combine our staffs and work together

or we wouldn’t get anything done.” It’s a veteran SCHOOL crew with deep roots MATTERS in the community: Brown, who has been with the school district since 1986, was also a KRISTEN long-time member of ZETZSCHE the National Guard who was deployed to Iraq for 18 months and for a shorter time to New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Thurber, a volunteer firefighter and parent of several RCCS graduates, has worked for the district for nine years, and Dana Roane, Ciechanowski and Alma Gardner add a combined 21 years of custodial experience in Reedsport as they join forces to divide and conquer. High on their priority list is deep cleaning the floors in all the classrooms and hallways, and a typical day during the first six to seven weeks of summer will be spent removing and cleaning the furniture from each classroom, cleaning and waxing the floors and dusting all the light fixtures. Both schools have grounds attached that need to be consistently mowed and maintained during the summer — the football and baseball fields and lawns at RCCS and the softball and

baseball fields of Barrone Park at Highland. After the floors and classrooms are clean, the next several weeks are spent on basic maintenance projects: They service the heating and hot water boilers, clean the roof and gutters and maintain all the door hardware and locks. At RCCS they change 250-300 student locker combinations and adjust and repair the lockers as needed. At Highland the custodians pressure wash all the playground equipment and use a blower to keep the pea gravel in place below the play structures. When the regular summer cleaning and maintenance is done, the custodial staff works as much as it can on special projects that they may not get to during the school year, including various painting projects, a new service counter in the RCCS kitchen, moving classrooms when necessary and repairing drinking fountains or other plumbing. Among other life safety inspections, the custodians prepare for a regular state fire marshal inspection each year. This year the custodians also refinished the large and small gym floors at RCCS, a long process of scrubbing, screening with a sanding disc, allowing it to sit for a day to dry, recoating and then letting it cure for a week. They still hope to shampoo the auditorium carpet and paint the stage, which was last painted more than 10 years ago. Of course, these special

projects all need to be completed before the teachers return to work in late August, when the custodians try to make themselves available for teacher requests — jobs like hanging instructional materials and equipment, moving furniture or repairing items that turn up broken. In talking with Bill and Mike, it was obvious that they feel a great deal of pride in their work, though at some times they admit that it feels like a losing battle. “Our staff used to be much larger,” said Mike, “but the work is the same. At RCCS alone we were reduced over 2,000 manhours this year. That makes a huge difference in what we can get done.” Bill went on to say, “The hardest part is having to cut corners to save the public’s money. Hopefully no one else will notice what we aren’t able to do, but we see it, and that’s disheartening.” Mike noted that the recent remodeling as a result of the successful bond measure makes maintenance on a tight budget easier. Soon, when the students return to school in early September, the custodians’ intensive summer of work will be on display, at least for a short period of time, until those unruly T-Rexes start trampling the shiny floors during the day, giving the custodial staff more than enough work behind the scenes throughout the long school-year nights.

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How to contact your legislators U.S. Senators Sen. Jeff Merkley (D) 107 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 Phone: (202) 224-3753 Fax: (202) 228-3997 Web site: http://merkley.senate.gov/contact Sen. Ron Wyden (D) 223 Dirkson Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510-0001 Phone: (202) 224-5244 Fax: (202) 228-2717 Web site: http://wyden.senate.gov/contact 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 Web site www.house.gov/formdefazio/contact.html 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 E-mail: sen.arnieroblan@state.or.us Website: http://www.leg.state.or.us/roblan State Representative — House District 9 Rep. Caddy McKeown (D) 900 Court St. NE, H-376 District office P.O. Box 1410 Salem, OR 97301 Phone: (503) 986-1409 Coos Bay, OR 97420 (541) 267-6843 Fax: (503) 986-1130 E-mail: rep.caddymckeown@state.or.us Website: http://www.leg.state.or.us/mckeown

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Shine it up for Kool Coastal Nights That’s right, it’s time for Kool Coastal Nights in Winchester Bay. On Aug. 23 and 24 the bayfront will turn back the hands of time and look more like American Graffiti than the Mad Max of DuneFest. Something for everyone! The classic car show is always a huge hit and brings in about 300 cars to be admired and a couple of drivers in each vehicle ready to eat, drink and sleep here. Can you say “ChaChing!” because this has been a pretty good year for tourist-based businesses. If you’re reaping the benefit, thank a volunteer! We couldn’t possibly have all these events without them. And have you ever noticed it’s the same people over and over who are putting a band around your wrist, handing you change for your ticket, flipping your pancakes....? The same handful of hardworking people are everywhere. And wherever there’s a job to be done, you’ll almost always see Phyllis Dever with her purposeful fast walk, traveling 10 miles a day in the same tent, or wood shavings, dragging hoses and carrying a clip board. If she ever takes the summer off, we’ll all be sunk. Get up early on the 24th, it’s a Saturday and there’s a lot to do. Start out with a hearty breakfast at the Winchester Bay Community Center between 7 and 10 a.m. (Hey, 10 IS early for some of us). Bring the whole family and enjoy a homey meal together at a place where someone else does the dishes. It’s all-you-caneat pancakes, plus scrambled eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy, coffee and juice. Doesn’t that sound good? Take a long leisurely walk along Beach Boulevard, where the classics will be lined up for blocks. You can regale your kids with cute stories about when you had a car like this one, or how your dad drove that one. I always find myself scanning for a bronze ’66 Mustang, or the twin of my little Nash Metropolitan. I like to drive things. I am not quite as fond of keeping them in pristine condition. It’s a lot of work, so when you admire those fabulous shiny rides, say something nice to the owner — it takes a lot of elbow grease to make a car look like that. And a lot of money. My dad always joked that it took $1,000 to back the Nash out of the drive-

way, but made up for it with the outstanding gas mileage since it was towed half the places it needed to go. Several years ago Bill Karcher and friends worked over the WHAT’S UP? Nash and made it like new, it was gorgeous! Except that I very foolishly opted for having Nancie the chrome H a m m o n d dipped instead of replacing it as Bill recommended, so here was this like-new little perfect car with rust all over the grill and back bumper because I tried to save a few bucks. I didn’t deserve that car. Share your car stories with the out-of-towners over the breakfast, or over a hot dog lunch at Philip Boe Park. The Merchants are serving up dogs, coffee, soda and water in a tent near the gazebo.

Fore! The Bill Humphreys Memorial Golf Tournament is slated for Sept. 1 at Forest Hills. This is the one where you don’t have to be much of a golfer, but you do need to have a bead on fun. The event is put on by the Braves Boosters and the money raised goes to high school and junior golf programs. Without this particular fundraiser those programs would go away and before you know it, there would be no more “Mo” types in our future. Bill Humphreys was a member of the first schoolsponsored golf team in Reedsport in the early 1960s and went on to make sure other kids would have the same opportunity. Here’s the scoop: the event is made up of six-person teams and they don’t have to be all great golfers because it’s a scramble. You can play even if your teammates always nicely suggest “just pick it up, your ball never counts anyway, it’s getting dark out here.” Yes, you know who you are. Don’t pout, just pay your $30 fee, swing the club around like a good sport, and be funny at the dinner that follows. I imagine you should sign up early in the Pro Shop.

Labor Day plans Don’t even think of going away for the last big weekend of summer. This is the

place to be! Call your friends and family out of the area and tell them to load up the kids, the dogs, the coolers and the fishing poles, then head this way. Art by the Bay is going to be better than ever this year, with the big tents it doesn’t matter if it rains or the wind blows, which is important for a few years the artists were set up with paintings and windchimes and all the work they put thousands of hours into, and then watched it get soggy in the mist. Never again. The tents are cozy and warm, and packed with all the best artisans and their wares. There are even more vendors this year and as you know, this is the one with the top quality stuff. I can’t wait to see the jewelry ladies and that one guy who hand crafts silver jewelry. It’s a little spendy but worth it. This year the featured artist is Mikayle Karcher. Her ceramic pieces are amazing and she does some edgy and innovative things. If you didn’t know she is an accomplished artist, be sure to take a look and prepare to be very impressed. It’s not just jewelry and artwork, there is also chair massage and a real psychic, projects for kids and things for the yard. The couple who makes those innovative bird houses with driftwood will be there again- love those! If the art isn’t your thing, perhaps a fishing derby? The annual Salmon Derby takes place over the weekend and it’s a lot of fun. It also happens to be the kick-off of the Crab Bounty Hunt on Sept. 1. A tagged crab might be the lucky one, reeling in $1,000 for you, plus you get to keep the crab. If you happen to get one with a fancy bracelet, race it over to Sportsmen’s Cannery where they will record the number. If it matches the one locked in the bank vault on Oct. 1 you win! Simple.

know money is tight but it would mean so much to a child. Didn’t you always just love getting new school clothes? I think it would be very sad and disheartening to know you wouldn’t have anything new for the first day, and you wouldn’t have a cozy coat to protect from the elements. But here’s the thing that really got to me Carol said you wouldn’t believe how many grade school kids don’t have underwear. They either have none or have old, torn up underpants and shirts. That really bugs me. All sizes are needed for both boys and

girls. Talk about the basics for a fresh start! Please help out by picking up some extras and dropping them off at the Resource Center. And I’ll bet the same is true for swimsuits. I know it has been an issue in the past and it must be a continuing problem. There are a few suits at the pool to borrow if a child forgets his, but every kid should have their own. I can only imagine the embarrassment of not having one when all the other kids do. That’s the kind of thing that stings for a lifetime. It’s a big deal when you’re 8. Put yourself in that position and

think back, then toss a pile of underthings, coats, and swimsuits into your cart.

And other stuff ... The Umpqua Post is a man down this week as editor Steve Lindsley recovers from surgery in the hospital. Don’t worry, he’ll be back, but in the meantime send him some healing thoughts or maybe a get well card. He’s a terrific guy when you get to know him and he is a dedicated journalist. We’re lucky to have someone of his calibre at the helm in our little berg. All together now: GET WELL, STEVE!

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Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church 2160 Elm Avenue in Reedsport Sunday Worship Service.......................10:30am Sunday School........................................11:45am Holy Communion on 1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday of each month. Pastor Quintin Cundiff • Office: 541-271-2633 J a n - H i l P r e s c h o o l : 271-3936, Tues-Thurs 8:30-11am Jesus’ love is here for you!

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.

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There will be 8,000 more people with insurance on Jan. 1 tax money to use to support those kind of services.” She says LUH’s taxing authority will also help the clinic. “The community pays a tax for the Lower Umpqua Health District,” Patin said. “So, it is not just for hospital services, it is for health-care services.” With changes coming in health care through the Affordable Care Act, Patin said the merger should help. “It’s better to go to a clinic,” Patin said, “rather than wait for things to be so bad that you have to go to a hospital. That’s the whole

Police Chief idea of health care transformation. Oregon is really on the forefront of taking those steps to change the way we think about, provide and participate in health care.” Both Patin and Reese are members of the Columbia Pacific Coordinated Care Organization board. “There will be 8,000 more people with insurance, come Jan. 1, in our CCO,” she said. Patin said, closer to home, she’s pleased with aspects of the merger. “We’re pleased that our employees ... we have not lost those 18 jobs,” she said. Doctors at Dunes Family are contracted for 90 days to remain. “We had an integrated care model here before,” Patin said. “Because we were covering the ER, the hospital and the clinic ... and there were enough of us to do that

... people had wonderful continuity where your doctor who knows you takes care of you in the emergency room in the hospital and at the clinic.” She hopes the merger will return the community to that dynamic and says doctors at the clinic had proposed a six-month contract. “Because we need to create a new health-care community,” she said. “And we need to re-integrate and get continuity back. The EmCare contract pays for the emergency room physicians to also be the hospitalists. So practically, people have a different doctor every day and it’s not the doctor who knows them. That is how it’s done commonly elsewhere. but it is less than ideal. And health care transformation is to try to improve care; keep people

out of the hospital and the emergency room and support primary care which is a very exciting prospect.” She said the hospital opted for the 90-day contract. “The current contracts are not really built for the long term,” she said. “So, we need to come up with job descriptions; and hopefully, we can craft several different options so that we can draw from the doctors here who want to stay.” Further, the hospital is recruiting for additional doctors. “Recruiting is very high on the list,” Dr. Patin said. “We went from having eight providers in the clinic ... to four. And we haven’t been able to recruit because of the uncertain financial situation. Now the hospital will be able to do more aggressive recruiting.”

FROM PAGE 1 is the time to open that position up.” Tymchuk pointed out the timeline may allow for a candidate list by the council’s October meeting and allow a staff review, and finalist recommendation by the November meeting. “We always have the opportunity to reopen (the recruitment) if we don’t find anybody that looks like they’re going to be a real good fit for the community,” Wright observed. “That’s one of our components.” Sgt. Tom Beck is serving as acting chief. An audience member asked the council if Beck could apply. “We would review all applications that we receive,” Wright said, “whether it be one of our

own or if it would be from outside sources.” “I don’t know if Tom wants to apply for the position. If he wanted to apply for the position he can turn in his application.” Sgt. Beck was also in the audience. “Honestly,” Beck offered, “I haven’t made up my mind whether I want it or not,” “For the record,” Wright said, “Sgt. Beck has been doing an outstanding job. I’ve heard nothing but positive feedback. Granted it’s been a short stint thus far. I’ve had a number of citizens come up, just off the street saying he’s been doing a great job.” Applications are currently being taken. The department is also looking for a police officer. Wright has indicated he’d like to see a new chief make that hire.

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Saturday will also feature a sock hop at 7:30 p.m. They also get dash plaques. The main draw, of course, are the vintage cars, but there are plenty of events. “We have between 250 and 300 cars that show up every year,” Dever said. “We have a ladies’ poker run, a show and shine, everyone that signs up votes on their favorite car ... there’s going to be a barbecue at Sportsman Cannery, live music from 6 to 9 (Saturday).”

Saturday will also feature a sock hop at 7:30 p.m. Last year’s winner was a 1956 Chevy, owned by Jeff and Tina Parrett. Champion cars will participate in a “Parade of Champions” on Saturday 3:30-4 p.m. and then anyone interested can pay to be in the Harbor Cruise 6:307:30 p.m. Trophies will be awarded during the Parade of Champions. A new addition will be vendors at Phillip Boe Park. “We’ve got some metal artists, some jewelry, pottery, soaps,” Dever said. Information is available at the group’s website, koolcoastalnights.com.

The Umpqua Post We have Western Douglas County covered To share news or announcements, e-mail the Umpqua Post at umpquapost@theworldlink.com, call the office at 271-7474, Over 200 vehicles with a model date of 1978 or older registered for the 2012 Kool Coastal Nights. The car above wowed spec- fax to 271-2821, or mail to P.O. Box 145, Reedsport, OR 97467. Photo by Sarah Haase, The Umpqua Post

tators with its bright yellow finish and matching dice hanging from the rear view mirror.

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LOCAL Community Calendar Aug. 14 Wednesday ■ Library Bash — 11 a.m., Reedsport branch library, 395 Winchester Ave., Reedsport. Kids aged 0-18 are invited to create art projects inside and outside the library. Free. Popcorn and drinks provided.

Aug. 16 Friday Teen Finale — 1 p.m., Reedsport branch library, 395 Winchester Avenue, Reedsport. Teens aged 1218 who signed up for the “Beneath the Surface” program are invited to the finale. Books, T-shirts, movie passes and more will be given away. The guessing jar will be awarded. Snacks provided.

Aug. 17 Saturday Umpqua Discovery Center 20th Anniversary Celebration — 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Free admission, entertainment, refreshments, drawings. ■ Fourth Annual Wine and Agriculture Tour — 10 a.m. at Elkton Community Education Center, 15850 Highway 38, Elkton. The tour, sponsored by Umpqua Soil and Water Conservation District. includes Rick Shepherd’s Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program restoration project. R.S.V.P. by August 12. ■

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 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 S.E. Douglas Avenue, 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 Avenue, Reedsport. ■ Project Blessing Food giveaway 1-3 p.m., United Presbyterian Church, 2360 Longwood Drive. The giveaway is open to everyone.

Thursdays ■ Rotary,

11:45 a.m., Bedrock’s Pizza, 2165 Winchester Ave. (Hwy 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.

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Workers at Giddings Boat Works in Charleston slowly move The Patriot out of the shop earlier this month. The boat is the first one made by the company since 1999. Owner Ray Cox says it’s exciting to be constructing more boats and they rely a lot on the community’s support.

Giddings preps two new boats BY EMILY THORNTON The Umpqua Post

COOS BAY — Giddings Boat Works has two boats in the works — the first since 1999. The Patriot, owned by Mike Pettis, and The Miss Emily, owned by Todd Whaley. Both will be crabbing and shrimping boats, said Ray Cox, president of Giddings. The massive steel structures are 67 feet by 25 feet for The Patriot and 72 feet by 28 feet for The Miss Emily. Material from Far West Steel and Chapel Steel was used. There are three to eight builders working on the boats at any given time, Cox said. Once the outer part of The Patriot is finished, it will sail up to Newport where the interior will be completed, Cox said. He said both vessels should be done by November. “We’re really working hard to get them done by crab season,” Cox said. He said the projects were a hopeful sign for his company. The company has grown slowly from nine employees when Cox bought the business five and a half years ago, to 30 employees. “We hope to get our name back out

From left to right: Tim Lee, Art Walle, Al Moore, and Daniel Dufner, workers with Giddings Boat Works, watch as the wing tank is hoisted into place on the side of the Miss Emily, a crabbing and fishing boat under construction in the Charleston Shipyard. Giddings Boat Works Owner Ray Cox says construction started two months ago, and it will take about a year to complete the boat. there,” Cox said. Cox said he hoped to get more orders. “Hopefully we’ll get at least one a year,” he said.

Reporter Emily Thornton can be reached at 541-269-1222, ext. 249 or at emily.thornton@theworldlink.com or on Twitter: @EmilyK_Thornton.

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Wednesday, Aug. 14 Working Forest Tour 1-4:30 p.m., meet at Coos Bay Visitor Center, 50 Central Ave., Coos Bay. Preregistration is suggested. For information, call ■ AA women’s meeting 10-11 a.m., United Presbyterian 541-269-0215. Church, 2360 Longwood Drive. Use High Street Four Shillings Short Celtic entrance. 541-361-6152 for information. Performance 6:30-8:30 p.m., North Bend Public Library, 1800 Sherman Ave., North Bend. 541-756-0400 Allison Scull and Victor Martin Jazz 8 p.m., The Liberty Pub, 2047 Sherman FLORENCE — For authors, publishers and anyone who Ave., North Bend. There is likes to read books, the third annual Florence Festival of a $5 cover. Books will take place at the Florence Events Center, Comedy with Chris Simpson Saturday, Sept. 28. and Carlo Rodriquez 7 p.m. This is an opportunity for budding authors to showcase and 9 p.m., The Mill Casino Warehouse 101, 3201 their books. Publishers of all genre are welcome — fiction, Tremont, North Bend. Cover. non-fiction, children’s authors and young authors. Thursday, Aug. 15 Authors who want to display their work pay $35 for a 6-foot table or $50 for an 8-foot table. Two participants may share an Fiddle on the Beach 9 8-foot table; the fee is $30 apiece. For more information, call a.m., Winchester Bay Community Center, 635 Florence Events Center at 541-997-1994. The deadline is Broadway, Winchester Bay. Friday, Sept. 6. Applications are available at eventcenter.org.

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Open jams in and around the center all day. OOTFA performance at 6 p.m. 541759-3419 or 541-902-2336 Four Shillings Short Celtic Performance 7-9 p.m., Dolphin Playhouse, 580 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay. Suggested donation, $10. Author Visit 7 p.m., Coos Bay Public Library Myrtlewood Room, 525 Anderson Ave., Coos Bay. Diane L. Goeres-Gardner presents her latest book, Oregon Asylum and Inside Oregon State Hospital: A History of Tragedy and Triumph. Friday, Aug. 16 Fiddle on the Beach 9 a.m., Winchester Bay Community Center, 635 Broadway, Winchester Bay. Open jams in and around the center all day. OOTFA performance at 6 p.m. 541759-3419 or 541-902-2336 Veterans Stand Down 9

a.m. to 3 p.m., National Guard Armory, 255 N. Norman St., Coos Bay. All veterans and their families are welcome. www.coosbaystanddown.org or 541751-8518 Crabbing Around 2-3 p.m., meet at Charleston Visitor Information Center, west end of South Slough Bridge on Basin Drive. Dress for weather. Learn about life cycle of crab and harvesting methods. Cost, $1. Register by calling, 541-888-5558. “The New Honky Tonk” 7 p.m., Florence Playhouse, 208 Laurel St., Florence. Admission, $10. 541-9971675 Saturday, Aug. 17 Explore Birds of the Estuary 8-10 a.m., meet at Charleston Visitor Information Center, west end of South Slough

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Young football players crash into blocking pads held by high schoolers during Reedsport’s youth camp last week. The three-day camp was designed to introduce football to the students in a fun way.

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Fall sports practices begin Monday for the high school athletes at Reedsport Community Charter School. The football team will practice from 5 to 8 p.m. each day next week. The volleyball team also will practice from 5 to 8 each day. Players in both sports are encouraged to complete their paperwork at the school this week. The participation fee is $80 and all athletes have to have had a sports physical within the past two years — traditionally before their freshman and junior years.

Reedsport will hold its first junior high football practice at 5 p.m. on Aug. 26. The team will meet in the junior high locker room and gear will be handed out on the first day. The participation fee is $40 and all players must have had a sports physical within the past two years. Coach Todd Harrington said the practices before school starts are important so that the players have enough practices to meet the required minimum before the first game. For more information, call Harrington at 541-2905691.

Football fun in the sun Pizza Ray’s senior tourney Head coach says annual youth camp is a big success scheduled for Sept. 11-12 THE UMPQUA POST

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Reedsport’s annual youth football camp provided a fun and learning experience for future and current Braves alike last week. The event drew 16 boys in grade 1 through 4, with the current high school players helping the coaches put on the camp. “It was great,” said Reedsport head coach Shane Nelson. “We had more numbers than last year.” From a teaching perspective, the three-day camp included fundamentals in blocking, tackling, catching A student practices running with the ball during the camp last week. and carrying the ball and proper offensive and defensive stances. The coaches also taught basic agility and plyometric drills. The bottom line, though, was making the event enjoyable, Nelson said. “It’s hard to teach fundamentals at that age,” he said. “The biggest thing I’m looking for is to have fun and get them excited about it — plant a little seed about how football is fun.” To that end, the camp included different games each day, such as Sharks and Minnows, Chase and Pursuit and the always popular Obstacle Course, Nelson said. The coaches hope to “make them like to be there,” Nelson said of the A player works on his agility during a drill last week. kids. The same could be said week. school kids start getting 6 p.m. tonight and Friday for for the older players helping serious, with a conditioning “But it’s fun to see who its first two practices. out. camp to tune up for the first we’ve got out and see Reedsport has teams in “I want the younger kids, day of practices. growth some of the kids the third/fourth and they can look at the high have made over the summer. fifth/sixth grade levels. Players in fifth through school kids and go, ‘That’s It’s a rewarding week.” eighth grade also have a The coaches still are cool,’” he said. “I want the camp this week. looking for more players for high school boys to learn to “This is the longest week Youth practices the younger team. Reedsport’s youth teams pass (the game) on. of the year,” Nelson said, For more information “It’s trying to teach a lit- referring to running the two for the South Coast Youth about the teams, call either Football League begin prac- coach Allen Chaney at 541tle lesson about giving back. camps and making sure all And they love it.” the high school players have tice tonight at Highland 662-0505 or Eric Brandon at Last week was about fun. their paperwork finalized for Park Field. 541-662-0643 or 541-271The program practices at 2705. This week is when the high the start of practice next

The Pizza Ray’s South Coast Seniors, one of the more popular events of the year at Forest Hills Country Club, will be Sept. 11-12. The event is open to men ages 50 and over with a USGA handicap and is limited to 90 golfers. The entry fee is $75 and includes the two days of golf, a chipping contest, food, beverages and raffle prizes. The event starts with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. on Sept. 11 and 9 a.m. on Sept. 12. Players will be placed into divisions based on their age. For more information, contact Kirt Fraley by email at orecoast@frontier.com or pick up an entry form in the Forest Hills pro shop.

Coastal Classic Women can sign up through Friday, Aug. 16, for the Coast Classic Women’s Invitational, scheduled for Aug. 24-25. The entry fee is $150 for each two-person team and also includes a practice round and optional ninehole scramble competition on Aug. 23, a hosted dinner on Aug. 24 and a continental breakfast on Aug. 25 The format includes the teams playing as a scramble on Aug. 24 and a chapman on Aug. 25. The schedule also includes a five-hole horserace on Aug. 23, starting at 4:30 p.m. with a $10 entry

fee. Friday also features nohost food and drinks a the Pineapple Grille Restaurant and Lounge. Saturday kicks off with an up ’n in chipping contest at 11 a.m. before the tournament starts at 1 p.m. Sunday begins with a continental breakfast at 8 a.m. Golf starts at 9 a.m. For more information, call the Forest Hills pro shop at 541-271-2626. Forest Hills results Sunday Social Aug. 4 Scramble Bruce McCarty, Bryan Owen, Bill Hardy and Alex Emmons, -5 (won chip-off); Richard McCarty, Marc Fullhart, Sheila Jordan and Jack Lakey, -5. Closest to Pin — Kirt Fraley (No. 2), Jim Koenig (No. 6).

Ladies Day Aug. 6 Blind six holes (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9) Low Gross — Pat Porter 27, Anna Perry 31, Stephanie Thomas 33. Low Net — Shawn Leake 17.68, Colleen Cooper 22.28, Melanie Schwartz 22.48. Closest to Pin — Shawn Leake (No. 2), Melanie Schwartz (No. 6). Fewest Putts — Anna Perry 10, Colleen Cooper 10, Pat Porter 10, Shawn Leake 10.

Couples Night Aug. 7 Scotch Ball Low Gross — Kirt and Michele Fraley 43, Harvey and Alison Myers 43. Low Net — Dan and Sheila Jordan 38, Bryan Owen and Marcy Turner 39.75. Closes to Pin — Bryan Owen and Marcy Turner (No. 6).

Men’s Day Aug. 8 Individual Low Gross — Mark Bedard 80, Mike Winters 80, Joe Margocs 84, Bill Lyon 85. Low Net — Dick Manthe 70, Jack Lakey 72, Alex Emmons 72, Jim Reynolds 72. Team Low Gross — Joe Margocs and Jack Lakey 75, Mike Winters and Cody Shirley 76, Mark Bedard and Pete Stock 78. Low Net — Tom Mills and George Kardas 60.7, Jim Koenig and Alex Emmons 64.45, Robbie Robison and Jim Reynolds 64.5. Closest to Pin — Tom Mills (No. 2), Joe Margocs (No. 6).

BOWLING High Series: Harold 516, Bonnie 499, Margie 492, Brad 491 Kathy 488, Grace 482, Don 471, Ron 467, Phyllis 469. High Games: Brad 203, Harold 201-168, Margie 197-169, Ron 193, Grace 189-154, Don 181-177, Bonnie 172-167-160, Kathy 167-163-158. High Doubles Partners: Don & Brad 455400, Ron & Phyllis 438-363, Harold & Grace 407-404, Pauline & George 393-385. Splits Picked Up: Jean 4-7-10, Pauline 4-5, Phyllis 3-10, Bonnie 4-5-7.

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406 Public Notices Prison Fellowship Open House BBQ. Learn about Volunteering Bullard’s Beach State Park, West Picnic Enclosure Saturday August 17th.1pm –4pm BYO: Meat. Potluck side-dishes *Prison Fellowship, founded by Charles Colson exists to seek the transformation of prisoners and their reconciliation with God, family and the community.

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602 Commercial Property 3 bedroom 2 bath home on a quiet North Bend culdesac. 2 car garage, large living/dining rooms, and bonus room. Large beautifully landscaped lot w/ covered deck and sunroom. 756-2629, 297-6419 $239,000

FOR LEASE: Office/Retail building, off street parking, handicap accessible, 1100 sq ft. plus 1100 sq ft. of storage $900 per mo. Unfurnished or $1000 per mo. Furnished, depending on term of lease. 541-913-1277. Located across st. from the front of court house, Coquille.

BARVIEW $695.00 2bdrm. 2 bath remodeled, decks, fenced storage, w/d hook ups,lawn service, No smoke/ Sm. Pet with Deposit Application and Credit Ck fee 541-888-3981 695 COQUILLE: 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath. On dead end street, carport, deck, no smoking/ no pets. Washer/ dryer included. References required. $675/ month + $900 security/ cleaning deposit. Please call 415-310-7632.

Beautiful Custom Log home All in the convenience of in town. www.homesbyowner.com/40183 Also Zillow and Craigs List. $198,000 541-888-6234 or 949-690-7557

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604 Homes Unfurnished LEASE WITH OPTION. NEW studio 2 story 900 sq ft., plus garage. Lake front / ocean view. Covered RV with hook-ups. References 1155 13th St. Port Orford. Call 208-263-9845

610 2-4-6 Plexes MUST SEE! Newly refurbished unit. 2 bedroom, 1 bath. Hardwood & laminate flooring, granite counter tops, fireplace, W/D in unit, carport, patio. 1.5 blocks West of BAH, W/S/G paid. No smoking/pets. Only $800/mo + cleaning & security dep. 541-267-2626.

612 Townhouse/Condo BAYFRONT TOWNHOMES Myrtle Point, Clean 2 bedroom, 1 bath home, garage, outside building for workshop/garden tools, No smoking property, No pets allowed. Good rental references. $650 month plus $750 security deposit. Call 541-404-5075

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

614 Warehouses RENTALS & REAL ESTATE SPECIALS Choose any of these specials and add a photo for $5.00 extra.

North Bend, Very Clean. 1 bedroom, quiet neighborhood, oversized corner lot, W/D, dishwasher,No smoking/pets. Excellent references required. $810/mo. + $1000 deposit. 541-267-0673.

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606 Manufactured 3 bedroom, 2 bath,

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Mobile, Bear Creek Rd., $800/mo plus $400 deposit. Available Aug. 10, 3013.

Adjustable Mannequin Vintage Sears with iron stand. $25.00 541-756-1209

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Merchandise for Sale under $500 total. 4 lines - 1 week in The World, Bandon Western World, Umpqua Post, The World link, theworldlink.com and Smart Mobiles.

610 2-4-6 Plexes

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Merchandise All merchandise ads must be classified in categories 700 to 710 & 775 to 799

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704 Musical Instruments 1 Gemeinhardt open-hole flute;pads in very good condition;needs little work;has cleaning Rod,plugs+ new mouthpiece; 541-271-0508 $150. obo 1 Selmer Flute, very good condition, hard case w/cleaning rod + 1 soft case.15 music bks. 1 music stand; 541-271-0508 $65.00 obo

710 Miscellaneous “N” scale model railroad. 2’x3’layout + much more, scenery,bldgs.,trees, figures,6 engines, 7 freight cars,etc. call 541-271-0508. $375. obo

Toddler Bed - Cherry wood tone with mattress and slot. Never used $60. 541-756-1209

2 Cemetery plots # 4 and 5 for sale at Ocean View Memory Gardens. Near baby land. Normally $1295 ea. Sacrifice $1000 ea. Call 541-832-2644

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2 bed 11/2 bath w/garage, No smoking, no pets. W/S/G pd. $600 rent $500 deposit Coos Bay Also, Studio Apt. in North Bend $375mo, $300 dep. Good Credit required. 541-294-0775. 2 bed, 1bath Unit, small fenced yard, W/D hook up, W/S/G paid $600 mo. plus $605 sec. dep. No smoking, pets neg. w/dep. 562 N. 2nd St. Coos Bay Close to shopping. 510-848-8565 or 510-755-9559 (Message). Bay view, NB 2 bedroom in upscale 4-plex. Energy efficient, immaculate, 2 car garage w/opener, luxurious carpet/ dishwasher, W/D hookups, upgrades no smoking, W/S/G paid. $850/mo + deposit. 541-217-8072 / 541-217-8107

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ALL AND ANY scrap metal wanted. Pretty fast, super friendly, almost free service, 541-297-0271. Clawfoot Tub great for a remodel 541-888-1715 $100. Crypt - Sunset Memorial Park Coos Bay. Includes space for 1 coffin, 1 urn, 2 identification bars, 1 vase. Call 541-902-0586 $3500.00

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754 Garage Sales

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PARKING LOT SALE is filling up fast Sell your stuff at our 2nd huge sale of the year on Saturday, August 24th. one block from Blackberry Festival Each space is $10 and your fee will be donated to the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life. Now is the time to get rid of your stuff and help a great cause. Call Nicole Weeks at 541-269-1222 ext. 283

Electronics 775

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Bedroom furniture, 5 drawer chest, 4 shelve armoire w/ 1 drawer and two night stand tables, $80.00 for all 541-759-2300

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Selmer Flute; excellent condition; hard case,cleaning rod;soft case;15 music books + stand; 541-271-0508. $65.00 obo COQUILLE: Immaculate 3 bd. 2 bath home in rural setting close to town. Includes refrig, stove, dishwasher. Nice deck off back and separate small shop/storage. Room to park RV or boat. No Smoking allowed. No pets allowed. Good rental references. $800 Call month/$900 sec dep. 541-404-5075.

710 Miscellaneous Hoover Windtunnel series vacuum cleaner,like new, height adjustment hepa filter, powered hand & crevice toosl call 541-271-0508 $55. obo

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Reedsport, 3 bed 2 bath. Stove/Fridge/Dishwasher, deck w/ view of town, hot tub, 2 car garage. 1600 sft. Avail August 10. $850 mo. 541-759-4950 or 541-707-0828

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North Bend, Very Clean. 1 bedroom, quiet neighborhood, oversized corner lot, W/D, dishwasher,No smoking/pets. Excellent references required. $810/mo. + $1000 deposit. 541-267-0673.

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14 ft Red Mad River Canoe 2009 Model R7, Adventurer, T, 140,I, Polyethylene, width 37 in. Padded seats and back rests Equipment includes inflatable roof top car carriers, paddles, 30 lb thrust Minn Kota 2010 Electric motor with side saddle mount and marine battery 2010. Plus carrier with solid wheels to transport from car to water. $975.00 Excellent condition call 541-888-6234 ask for Larry

735 Hunting/Rifles Brand new Ruger. 223, Semi Auto Rifle. Stainless, Scope and 7 Mags. $1425 obo. 503-250-3505

Market Place 750 754 Garage Sales COOS BAY: Puerto Vista Mobile Home Estates Park-wide Garage Sale! Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 8am-4pm

Garage Sales All garage sale ads includes Photos and must be classified in categories 751 to 756 & 826 to 830

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FOR SALE: Kennedy items, old newspapers, and stamps. Call 541-269-0601 FOR SALE: Several Wood Pallets. $8.00 Each. Call 541-756-5123. Free: Once used Moving Boxes. 541-408-7474

Moving sale by Barb, furniture, nautical decor. including lighthouse covered hide a bed, glass floats, pictures, books, household items, air compressor, tools, fishing and camping gear, golf items, list goes on. 152 Riggs Hill Ln. Winchester Bay. Sat/Sun August 17 and 18th,10-5pm.

TEJUN FOWLER 541-297-5295 tejunfowler@gmail.com

808 Pet Care Pet Cremation 541-267-3131

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776 Appliances Magtag side by side Refridgerator, great condition, $300. Almost new Manual Defrost Chest Freezer $300. Both for $500. 541-408-7474

777 Computers I will pick up & safely recycle your old computers, printers & monitors, CB, NB, CQ. No charge. 541-294-9107 Toshiba laptop - Windows 7-Intel T4500 4 Gig ddr3. $250 call 541-267-6019

780 TV/Radios TV 15” LCD Sanyo & brand new dish receiver in box with handsets. Stat finder. Was going into RV but changed plans.541-756-1209 $125.00

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802 Cats FERAL CAT CLINIC is coming to Coquille!

Coquille: Pioneer United Methodist Church Rummage Sale. 180 N. Baxter St. Thurs. Aug.15 4-6pm, Fri/ Aug. 16,10-4pm, Sat. Aug.17 10-12pm. Stuff a bag for $1!!

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901 ATVs AUTO / VEHICLES / BOATS & TRAILERS All Auto ads must be classified in categories 901 to 946

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August 18, 2013. Please call 541-294-4205, leave a message and please speak clearly.

803 Dogs Pets

903 Boats 1976 Chrysler 13 Ft. Sail Boat. Good condition. $500 OBO. Call 541-347-1465. Leave message.

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1973 Glastron V-215 Vagabond $2500 OBO 21 ft. Glastron, Camper-Cruiser, Tri-Hull Boat w/ a 302 Engine. Comes w/ a 2 axle trailer. Located in Bandon, OR. email bob@mac-mar.com, or call (702) 378-2011.

906 4X4 2003 Ford F-150 super cab v8, v.6 liter 4WD canopy automatic $5,500 541-297-8514

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SNOWBIRDS LISTEN UP Beautiful, 2005 24 1/2 Cougar 5th wheel, 1/2 ton towable. Polar pkg, slide, awning A.C., walk around Queen bed, day/night pull down shades. Immaculate $14,500. 541-396-2630.

916 Used Pick-Ups 1978 GMC 4 Door Dully, 1 ton 3 Hitches included (5th Wheel, goose neck & travel trailer), runs good $4000 obo. 541-347-1465, leave message.

Legals 100 TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE File No. 7670.20098 Reference is made to that certain trust deed made by John A. Burnett, a fee simple estate, as grantor, to Amerititle, as trustee, in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. solely as nominee for Umpqua Bank, its Successors and/or Assigns, as beneficiary, dated 04/13/10, recorded 04/19/10, in the mortgage records of Douglas County, Oregon, as 2010-006793 and subsequently assigned to Umpqua Bank, its Successors and/or Assigns by Assignment , covering the following described real property situated in said county and state, to wit: A parcel of land in the Northwest quarter of Section 15, Township 29 South, Range 6 West, Willamette Meridian, Douglas County, Oregon, and described as follows: Beginning at a 5/8 inch iron rod on the North line of said Section 15, from which the section corner common to Sections 9, 10, 15 and 16, said Township and range, bears North 87 degrees 12’51” West 645.00 feet; thence from said point of beginning, following section line South 87 degrees 12’51” East 300.00 feet to a 5/8 inch iron rod; thence leaving said section line South 7 degrees 50’44” West 1337.27 feet to a 5/8 inch iron rod on the Northeast line County Road No. 88, 60 feet wide; thence South 2 degrees 28’12” West 623.50 feet to a 5/8 inch iron rod on the South line of Donation Land Claim No. 41, said Township and Range; thence leaving said Donation Land Claim line North 14 degrees 14’06” West 738.67 feet to a 5/8 inch iron rod on the Northeast line of said road; thence continuing North 14 degrees 14’06” West 273.58 feet to a 5/8 inch iron rod; thence North 9 degrees 11’15” East 993.83 feet to the point of beginning. Excepting therefrom that portion lying within County

Road No. 88, 60 feet wide. PROPERTY ADDRESS: 194 East Willis Creek Road Winston, OR 97496-9516 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 default for which the foreclosure is made is grantor’s failure to pay when due the following sums monthly payments of $644.19 beginning 09/01/11, payments of $983.88 beginning 12/01/2011, payments of $644.19 beginning on 01/01/2012, payments of $710.00 beginning 02/01/2012; plus late charges of $32.20 each month beginning 09/16/11; 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 the trust deed immediately due and payable, said sums being the following, to wit: $62,724.62 with interest thereon at the rate of 5 percent per annum beginning 08/01/11; plus late charges of $32.20 each month beginning 09/16/11 until paid; together with title expense, costs, trustee’s fees and attorneys 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 November 13, 2013 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 obligations 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

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trustee’s website, www.northwesttrustee.com. 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 interest to the grantor as well as any other person owing an obligation, the performance of which is secured by said trust deed, and the words “trustee” and “beneficiary” include their respective successors in interest, if any. The trustee’s rules of aucbe accessed at tion may www.northwesttrustee.com and are incorporated by this reference. You may also access sale status at www.northwesttrustee.com and www.USA-Foreclosure.com. For further information, please contact: Nanci Lambert Northwest Trustee Services, Inc. P.O. Box 997 Bellevue, WA 98009-0997 586-1900 Burnett, John A. (TS# 7670.20098) 1002.252754-File No. PUBLISHED: Umpqua Post- August 14, 21, 28 and September 04, 2013 (ID-20236099) A regular meeting of the Board of Directors of Central Lincoln PUD will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday August 21, 2013 at the Toledo City Hall located at 206 N. Main St. The Board will discuss Staff Treatment per the Governance Policy; and review an Excess Fiber Declaration. The Board will discuss other business as it arises after publication of this notice. PUBLISHED: Umpqua Post- August 14, 2013 (ID-20236273)

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