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WESTERN WORLD Thursday, April 3, 2014 ♦ $1.00

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Teams hit the books, see page A2 for the full story

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Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .A2 Bandon Police Log. . . . . . . . A3 Opinion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .A4

Arts and Entertainment . . . A5 Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .A10 Classifieds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .A8

Bandon boy has rare disorder By Amy Moss Strong

How to help Gabe

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BANDON — Gabe Guerin is a sweet and funny 7-year-old boy. He is the second oldest of four brothers to parents Sabrina and Josh and loves to read, draw, ride his bike and play basketball. His mom says he’s a smart kid and the “best snuggler in the whole world.” But this small boy is facing a big challenge. In February 2013, when Gabe was 6 years old, he was diagnosed with nystagmus — an involuntary, rapid and repetitive movement of the eyes. He was sent to see a neurological opthamologist at Oregon Health and Sciences University in Portland. At this initial appoint-

Go Fund Me account: onate&url=7vbfw0 Goal: $10,000 Raised: $1,635 An account also has been set up at Umpqua Bank to help pay for Gabe’s surgery and the family’s travel expenses. Anyone wishing to donate can make checks out to Joshua and Sabrina Guerin: Surgery Account.

ment it was determined that his nystagmus was congenital and did not need any treatment at that time, explained his mother. However, at his check-up this past January

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Facing surgery Gabe Guerin will undergo surgery April 10 at OHSU to relieve pressure on his brain.

Nurse Practitioner Laura Bye has joined the staff at Bandon Community Health Center.

BCHC welcomes new nurse practitioner Bandon Western World

BANDON — Bandon Community Health Center welcomes Family Nurse Practitioner Laura Bye to the clinic staff. Bye began serving patients at the BCHC Bandon clinic April 1. For more than 10 years, Bye has worked with patients in varied medical settings, including hospitals, clinics and home health locations throughout the Pacific Northwest. Bye considered a move to the Oregon Coast for some time. She chose Bandon after meeting the BCHC staff. “The staff they have are amazing,” said Bye, who noted how refreshing it is to find such a cohesive group of professionals. Her depth of training, coupled with special expertise in pain management and geriatric care, benefit the health center and the community, said Executive Director Linda Maxon. “We’re really fortunate to have a practitioner come to us with such a strong background in caring for Medicare patients, and she’s especially knowledgeable of in-home services,” said Maxon. “Clinically, Laura is very sound and grounded. And she will do very well with patients managing long term pain, with many tools and a team approach to helping

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Tiffany’s to Rite Aid Tiffany’s Drugs, one of the original tenants when the Bandon Shopping Center was built 20 years ago, is now a Rite Aid.

Shopping center changes begin By Amy Moss Strong Bandon Western World

BANDON — The Bandon Shopping Center is undergoing major changes, the first of which began Friday with the closure of longtime tenant Tiffany’s Drugs. The pharmacy re-opened Saturday morning with a new sign: Rite Aid. The shopping center was purchased by Dickerhoof Properties of Corvallis on Feb. 14, for just over $4 million. Darren Dickerhoof said that his company intends to put $500,000 to $600,000 into remodeling the complex, including new facades and building improvements. In addition to the Rite Aid changeover, the next major change will take place beginning in May, when Bandon Golf

Wampler prepping for Miss Oregon Pageant By Amy Moss Strong Bandon Western World

Bandon Cranberry Festival Queen 2013 Emma Wampler will represent Bandon at the Miss Oregon Scholarship Pageant in July and is busily preparing for her trip. Preparing will first involve raising the money necessary to attend the pageant camp May 2-4 and the pageant itself, set for the week of June 22-28 in Seaside. According to Chamber Executive Director Julie Miller,it costs approximately $5,000 to

send a representative to the Miss Oregon pageant. Wampler’s platform is disaster preparedness and her project has been to organize a Teen Community Emergency Response Team training at Bandon High School. Wampler’s CERT involvement was featured in a recent issue of The Ford Family Foundation’s Community Vitality newsletter, and she is taking the class along with the other BHS members. “We’re off to a good start. Being able to get the word out is

Supply will move from its current location at the north end of the center, to a new location next door to Rite Aid to make room for a Dollar Tree store, expected in late summer. The golf shop will utilize three existing spaces: Bandon Pizza, Pet Wash Plus and a vacant store. Bandon Pizza owner Bev Wordan is looking for a new location for the store, which has been in the shopping center for 20 years. In addition, Bree’s Upscale Resale will be moving to a new location uptown, next to Juul Insurance and Edward Jones Investments and across from the former Bandon Pharmacy (which will soon house the Bandon Liquor Store). Bree’s store manager is excited about the change.

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Crim named state youth volunteer of the year By Amy Moss Strong Bandon Western World

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Miss Bandon Cranberry Festival ■ See Emma, A6 Emma Wampler.

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COQUILLE — Coquille teen Grant Crim has been named state Youth Volunteer of the Year by Gov. John Kitzhaber for his ongoing work with the American Cancer Society, raising cancer awareness and speaking about his own experience battling cancer. A team of judges awarded eight state-level awards and 24 regional awards this year, for a total of 32 awards. They went to 22 individuals or duos and 10 volunteer programs. Presenting sponsor Wells Fargo will make a cash grant to a nonprofit organization selected by each winner. Grants of $600 will be made on behalf of state-level winners, and grants of $425 will be made on behalf of regional winners. Award winners and nominees will be recognized at the annual Governor’s Volunteer Awards Luncheon on Thursday,


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Battle was fierce for book quiz BANDON — The battle lines were drawn as two final teams participated in the Ocean Crest Elementary School second annual Battle of the Books. The program is a voluntary reading contest that runs in school districts all over the county, designed to encourage reading and give recognition to active readers. In Bandon’s version of the battle, students were introduced to a list of 14 books that they know will be included in the competition. The books were paid for by the Bandon Masonic Lodge. Students who want to compete are encouraged, but not required, to read all the books on the list. Third and fourth grade students were eligible to compete and students form three-person teams. There were 10 teams this year, according to Battle of the Books organizer and Ocean Crest librarian Kelly Baker. All the teams played two preliminary rounds. Those rounds narrowed the field to three teams that competed in three

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Books battle

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Retired teacher Jim Proehl, middle, asks questions of the two final teams during the championship round of the Battle of the Books at Ocean Crest Elementary School during a recent PRIDE assembly. From left, the red team, Trevor Angove, Mikey Guerin and Hunter Angove (at microphone); and on the right, the multicolor team, from left, Joel Hammons, Chase Barker and Luke Valleli. Keeping score is Bandon Public Library Children’s Librarian Julie Tipton.

From left, Luke Valleli, Chase Barker and Joel Hammons wear their sweatshirts proudly after winning the championship round of Battle of the Books at Ocean Crest.

rounds to determine the two teams that played in the championship. All of those rounds were played in classrooms with the class as an audience. Students in Jen Ells’ community arts class at the high school made a poster

Ten volunteers, drawn from the community and the high school's leadership class, read the questions, timed and scored the rounds. Retired teacher Jim Proehl and Bandon Public Library Children’s Librarian Julie

for each of the 10 Ocean Crest teams. The championship was played during a PRIDE assembly before the student body on a recent Friday morning. Each contest consisted of 30 questions. Each

question begins with the words “In which book,” then asks a question based on the content of the book and must be answered with the title and author of the book. All the questions come from the list of books for this year’s battle.

Winning team

Tipton were invited to officiate the final match. The members of the winning team each received a sweatshirt. Freedom Graphics produced and donated the shirts.

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Honored at assembly Students “caught” for March include, front row from left: Jakob Himmelrick, Emma Bemetz, Danielle Rock, Alivia Housego, Lilly Iverson, Gabe Guerin, Ava Nelson and Keegan Looney; back row from left: William Drakes, Owen Brown, Maddy K Miller, Kalli Hiebing, Eli Freitag, Julian Martinez and Alyas Gaittan.

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Ava Nelson, for having super manners for the week. Danielle Rock, for being a good sport when not being chosen to do something. William Drakes, for getting 100 percent on a math test. Kalli Hiebing, for being a great listener and a good example to others. Jakob Himmelrick, for helping Julie. Eli Freitag, for being honest when turning in something to the office. Alyas Gaittan, for being responsible. Keegan Looney, for checking on a friend who was crying. Lilly Lu Iverson, for having no time-outs in morning kindergarten for September. Julian Martinez, for doing a great job at Tiger Traders and being generous.

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Good” program. During the month, students who are “caught being good” are listed on a slip of paper, which is put into a box at the school office. At the end of the month at the Friday PRIDE assembly, 15 names are chosen from the box and those students are given a golden dollar, a pencil and a certificate. The Bandon Lions Club provides the prizes for the program. Caught for March: Owen Brown, for helping a class with computers. Maddy K Miller, for handling a situation in a very adult manner. Gabe Guerin, for reading quietly while others cleaned desks. Alivia Housego, for having no time-outs in January and February. Emma Bemetz, for being a good example all day.

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PUBLIC RECORD Bandon land exchange on OPRD agenda Free tax help from AARP BEND — The Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission will hold its third meeting of the year on April 8 and 9 at The Riverhouse Hotel and Convention Center in Bend. On April 8, commissioners will tour state parks in the area starting at 10 a.m., then attend workshops at The Riverhouse. On April 9, commissioners will convene an

executive session at 8 a.m. at The Riverhouse to discuss acquisition priorities and legal issues. Executive sessions are closed to the public. A public business meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the same location. The agenda includes two actions related to property — one an exchange affecting a portion of the Bandon State Natural Area, and the other an update to the list of 2013-2015 acquisition

priorities, plus separate items related to contracts, the 2015-2017 budget and other topics. The full meeting agenda is available on the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department website at ges/commission.aspx , and the meeting packet with information on each agenda item is posted online. Those who plan to present testimony are request-

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ed to provide 12 copies of their statement to commission assistant Vanessa Demoe at vanessa.demoe@oregon.g ov for distribution to the commissioners before the meeting. Those needing special accommodations to attend should contact OPRD at 503-986-0719 to make arrangements at least three days in advance.

The AARP Tax Preparation Program is not available in Bandon this year. However, it is available in nearby Coquille. The AARP Tax preparation program is being conducted in the basement of Coquille’s Holy Name Catholic Church, 12 N. Dean St. Assistance will be given

Obituaries Kenneth Kirby Keeler July 17, 1930 - Feb. 13, 2014

March 24 2:50 p.m., woman on cell, possible intoxicated driver in the area of Highway 42S, inbound from Coquille, has been in opposing lane. Followed vehicle to Dew Valley, no probable cause for stop. 3:10 p.m., woman on business line, person in the 800 block of Delaware Street parked in a way that makes it hard to get in and our of her driveway. 4:06 p.m., harassment reported in the 700 block of Ninth Street Southwest. Person banned from home. 5:24 p.m., following a traffic stop, arrested Samuel Thomas McCauley, 57, of Bandon, on a charge of DUII. Taken to Coos County jail. Vehicle secured at location. 7:38 p.m., traffic hazard on state Highway 42, removing branches from road. March 25 12:18 a.m., incomplete 911 call from the 1200 block of Beach Loop Drive. Upon callback, got one ring, then heavy static. Appears to be no one home, unable to contact anyone. 12:11 p.m., verbal dispute in the 800 block of Franklin Avenue. No crime occurred. 1:42 p.m., possible fraud in the 1200 block of Newport Avenue. Report taken for first-degree theft by deception. 10:57 p.m.., neighbors in the 500 block of North Avenue playing loud music. Asked to turn their music down. 7:59 p.m., incomplete 911 call from the 1000 block of Third Street Southeast, attempted call-back, static on line. Everything fine at residence, phone problems are weather related. March 26 11:28 p.m., prescription drugs turned in for destruction. 12:05 p.m., assisted public in the 600 block of Second Street. Attempted to unlock vehicle, could not, tow is en route. 12:53 p.m., hit and run happened yesterday in the 1300 block of Oregon Avenue. Handled. 11:14 a.m., assist outside agency in the 55000 block of Rosa Road. 5:38 p.m., burglary reported in the 100 block of Michigan Avenue. Suspect was evicted from residence, caller changed locks and nailed the doors shut, now suspect is back inside. Civil issue, suspect given two hours to vacate residence.

6:21 p.m., theft reported in the 800 block of Chicago Avenue. Contact will be made with caller. 9:53 p.m., caller advised that Tiffany’s Drugs front door is possibly not secure, wobbling in wind. Door secure, building clear. 11:10 p.m., caller in the 1100 block of Sixth Street Northeast wants to know about any estate, probate or drug activity at her mother’s property. Caller contacted by phone, logged for information. March 27 6:01 a.m., suicidal subject in Bandon area, caller said man said he would kill himself if she got a restraining order against him. He has family at residence with him. 8:18 a.m., family dispute in the 1200 block of Harlem Street, suspect is there threatening to break in the door. No crime occurred. 2:41 p.m., driving complaint in the area of U.S. Highway 101 and Bullards, car all over the road. Call also transferred to Oregon State Police. 3:54 p.m., family dispute in the 1200 block of Harlem Street, suspect threatening to assault caller, thrashing things around. Gone prior to arrival, no crime occurred, seized drug paraphernalia. referred to Woman Women’s Crisis Center, will get restraining order. Officer to notify child protective services. 5:19 p.m., subject in the 900 block of 11th Street Southeast said he was injured in a fight two days ago, won’t give information and appears intoxicated. Subject contacted, left when asked. 6:24 p.m., stolen debit card in the 100 block of Michigan Avenue. Handled. 7:47 p.m., traffic hazard at Bullards Bridge, 911 call regarding two cyclists wearing dark clothing, unsafe on Highway. Checked area, unable to locate. 8:45 p.m., welfare check on sister in the 1000 block of Michigan Avenue, unable to make contact with her via phone. Subject is fine, she will call her sister. 9:46 p.m., possible burglary in the Bandon area. March 28 7:29 a.m., suspicious circumstances on Portland Avenue, investigation continuing. 8:41 a.m., transient given bus voucher. 11:57 a.m., caller in the 800 block of Newport Avenue received a suspicious phone call, wanted to

log it for information. 10:55 p.m., woman at Southern Coos Hospital, 900 11th Street S.E., locked keys in vehicle, vehicle is now unlocked but car alarm is going off intermittently and she can’t find the keys. 11:13 p.m., loud music in the 500 block of North Avenue. People warned, agreed to keep music off. 11:25 p.m., suspicious vehicle in the area of 12th and Franklin, several people got out, one with a gas can. Checked area, found similar vehicle, not sure if it’s the same one. March 29 2:48 a.m., woman on cell called to report a UHaul being towed near mile post 259 on U.S. Highway 101 has flashers on and is in southbound lane. Flat tire, no one is around, not a hazard. 8:45 a.m., criminal mischief, car took out a bench on Second Street. 4 p.m., woman on cell reported that a man walked out of his residence and down the street in the 700 block of Bluff Street, left kids inside crying. Mother is home with the kids, will recall if observes anything suspicious. 7:15 p.m., person staying at Table Rock Motel lost keys on beach. March 30 5:55 a.m., woman on cell reported man and woman fighting next door in the 1100 block of Second Street Southeast. Couple contacted, verbal only. 1:57 p.m., open door reported in the 100 block of June Avenue. No burglary, person is there watering plants. 2:17 p.m., deceased person in the 1000 block of Grand Avenue. AmlingSchroeder removed victim. 3:49 p.m., man on cell, girl fell off skateboard along U.S. Highway 101, hole in her neck, in possible shock. Call transferred to Bay Cities Ambulance, victim transported by private vehicle. 4:22 p.m., theft reported in the 1500 block of Harvard Street. Report taken. 9:57 p.m., deceased person at West Wind Court, 465 Fourth Street S.W. Removed by AmlingSchroeder, Coos County coroner contacted by phone. 11:48 p.m., vehicle on property in the 50000 block of U.S. Highway 101, man in shorts walking north. Vehicle is out of gas, man called friend for a ride, desk advised caller.

Kenneth K. Keeler, 83, formerly of Bandon, passed away Feb. 13, 2014, of complications of kidney disease. Ken was born July 17, 1930, in Bandon to Dewey and Esther Keeler. He spent his childhood in Bandon, Grants Pass and completed his schooling at Forest Grove High School in 1948. Following Kenneth Keeler service in the Korean War, Ken took up commercial fishing. He later drove a log truck, then long-haul

Robert ‘Bob’ Huston Sept. 18, 1925 - Mar. 30, 2014 Robert “Bob” Huston was born September 18, 1925, in Des Moines, Iowa, the son of P.K. & Mary Huston. He died March 30, 2014, in Bandon, at the age of 88. Bob served in the USMC during WWII and was with the 5th Marine Division at Iwo Jima. He had worked most of his life as owner/operator of several businesses until he retired and moved to Bandon, in 1990 where he continued to work at Harp’s Restaurant and as a ranger at Bandon Dunes. He enjoyed fishing and the outdoors.

truck, and eventually became an antique and jewelry dealer. In the early ’90s Ken returned to his hometown of Bandon and opened Ken’s Shoe Store. He later moved to Tualatin, where he lived with his wife, Fran, until his death. Ken is survived by his wife, Fran Keeler of Tualatin; his sister, Ruth Krieger of Forest Grove; and many nieces and nephews who will miss him dearly. There was no service at his request. Contributions may be made to the Bandon Historical Society Museum, 270 Fillmore Ave., S.E., Bandon, OR 97411 or any animal rescue organization, in his memory. Sign the guestbook at

He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Margaret Ann Huston; daughter, Ann Burton; step-children, Michael Sasser; Jim Sasser; Dan Tessien and Patti Nilssen. He leaves 10 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Dan and sister, Helen At his request, no services will be held for Bandon resident, Robert Kenneth Huston. Arrangements are under the direction of Amling Schroeder Funeral Service, Bandon. Sign the guestbook at

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“Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.” — Albert Einstein theoretical physicist, 1879-1955 Thursday, April 3, 2014

Letters Funny show at the Sprague I have sat through the New Artists Productions western comedy “Wagon Wheels A Rollin’” playing at Bandon’s Sprague Theater 10 times so far, including rehearsals, and as the kids develop their characters it just gets funnier. The Almich family, who handle the entire production, are tireless, cheerful and have made it a wonderful experience for my two daughters’ first go at theater. Try to make it — you’ll get a real chuckle! Jaime Sterling Saloon Girls’ mother Bandon

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Mom’s last wish was granted This is a note of special thanks to a local lady for granting Mom’s last wish — (Waunette Eva Cook [Skeets] June 3, 1924 to March 22, 2014.) A local talented lady named Candy volunteered her time and talent on her harp to hospice for comforting the elderly. Mom had for several weeks gone through excruciating pain and suffering, but Friday Candy came to Mom’s room at West Wind Court just hours before her passing and played her harp and sang softly for Mom. As Candy drew to a close, Mom managed to whisper a request, “One more.” I am especially grateful for the next two songs of comfort and Mom’s last wish was granted by a sweet stranger named Candy, who was Mom’s angel that day. Mom whispered, “I love you,” her last words to me afterward. My brother and I will be forever grateful and from the bottom of our hearts, we thank you, Candy. John and Jim Mock Bandon

Thank you for stopping On Tuesday, March 25, I was walking my very ill Great Dane to the vet’s office at the corner of June and U.S. Highway 101. We had to walk from my home a few blocks away because my dog wasn’t able to climb into my vehicle. We were standing at the curb on the southbound side of the highway, which is really hard to cross safely because there is no traffic light. I saw only one vehicle in either direction: a red SUV driven by a woman. I thought surely she would stop so that my dog and I could cross before the traffic resumed in each direction so that we could cross safely. However, instead of stopping, she proceeded to blast her horn as she looked at us and sped by. My dog and I crossed to the left-turn lane in the middle of the highway and stopped, as many cars were now coming up the hill in the northbound lanes. It wasn’t a safe place to be. However, the first vehicle in the right-hand lane stopped and then all the other cars stopped behind it and in the left-hand lane for us. My very senior dog, who could barely walk, was then able to cross the highway very slowly. I was so grateful to all who stopped for us, even though there isn’t a cross walk at that corner, and they didn’t really have to stop. Thank you all so much for stopping. Your thoughtfulness was very much appreciated on a very sad day when my best friend was euthanized. Maybe if the woman in the red SUV had known the circumstances, she would have stopped for us. Linda Frick Bandon

A tobacco-free pharmacy Bandon is a place where children and families are highly valued. We pride ourselves on being a community that makes a special effort to provide a healthy and culturally rich environment that protects our children and allows them to develop to their full potential. People are rightly concerned about the effect of marijuana dispensaries in Bandon and it makes sense to restrict where they can be located in our community. This concern should extend to another inhaled plant product, a substance that is the single greatest threat to our children’s future health and well being. That product of course is tobacco. Unfortunately, a new “dispensary” for tobacco and associated nicotine delivery products is about to open in a local shopping center. Rite Aid Pharmacy prominently displays and sells a wide variety of tobacco and related products that promote nicotine addiction. One might think it more than a bit inap-

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fied advertising/Coffee Break: Sandy Stevens, ext. 21 Classifie Home delivery: 541-269-1222, ext. 247; Bandon Western World is published by Southwestern Oregon Publishing Co. every Thursday and is mailed at the post office in Bandon. Subscription rates: A 52-week subscription is $52. A 26-week subscription is $26. Subscriptions are paid in advance. Deadline: Noon Monday for news releases, letters to the editor and ads.

propriate for a pharmacy, a store specializing in providing products and services to enhance health, to sell a product that when used as expected will kill as many as half of its users. Another large pharmacy company, CVS, thought so and made a decision to not sell tobacco at any of its 7,000 stores. Selling tobacco in a pharmacy normalizes tobacco use and sends a very poor message to our children. Other communities have passed ordinances banning the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies. These ordinances have been tested in the courts and their legality has been upheld. Contact Rite Aid at and urge them to open their first tobacco free store in Bandon. Attend the Bandon City Council meeting on April 14 and support a request for an ordinance banning tobacco sales in pharmacies. Contact Stephen Brown at 541-7512413 if you would like to help, or for more information. Stephen Brown Bandon

Improve your life with LEAP A cooking and eating lifestyle class is again being offered in Bandon. Despite all the hype and exaggerations we’re often bombarded with, this program works. It’s offered by a local group of volunteers at a very reasonable price with meetings a few times a week for one month. It’s called LEAP for Lifestyle Eating Activity Progress. It will teach different ways of looking at food and likely challenge long-established habits. There’s an old saying: If you keep doing the same thing you’ll keep getting the same results. Common sense says if you don’t like the results, change something. There’ll be common sense tools and tactics to improve your life. It worked for me and I still gladly follow it. Within the first 30 days I lost seven pounds and cut my blood pressure and diabetes medicine in half (with doctor approval). You’re shown a path and get decide if you want to follow it. It takes some dedication and willingness to learn. Everything of value does. If you don’t like it, go back to your old habits or find another great program. Information meetings are Wednesday, April 2, and Monday, April 7, both at 6 p.m. at our wonderful Southern Coos Hospital meeting room on 11th Street. Contact phone: 541-551-1192. I’m not involved in the program or paid to write this. I simply attended and had my life changed for the better just about two years ago. Try it. You’ll be glad you did. Jim Giambrone Jr. Bandon

How would you choose? In the first Budget Committee on March 24, planning for the 2014 fiscal year, a critical fork in the road was identified for who thrives and how in Bandon. There was a discussion about the water, dams, costs and raising water rates. Now very expensive dredging and other upkeep will have to be done on the city’s water source. The ODFW will not have funds for dam repairs for years. We absolutely must maintain safe and plentiful water. Now, you decide how. This budget calls for close to $900,000 to be spent this year to buy a street sweeper and a huge new city shop south of 11th. It was said because the tsunami (fear) that is apparently coming in the 2014 budget year would destroy the city’s equipment in the Woolen Mill. However, Winkel is in the process of allowing more city property to be used by Face Rock Creamery. They have done well enough to want another warehouse, but no income for the city or living wages for the seasonal workers. A clear path has recently been created from Grand north of 11th all the way down to the Woolen Mill. Also, at the next City Council meeting on April 14, the council is going to vote on a Las Vegas-style electronic sign at U.S. Highway 101 and Highway 42S costing $25,000. So, how would you choose to spend your money? Would you save funds now budgeted for street sweepers, garages, flashing signs, and other “want” items or apply those funds this year to water issues to lessen or eliminate the need for a water rate increase? Or would you be willing to increase what you pay for water so Face Rock Creamery investors and management get to use the land, which is going to be

destroyed by the tsunami, to make more profits? You can decide if and how you want to spend your money to thrive. Diana Brown Bandon

Thanks to the community Bandon All-Star Cheer would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone that supported us throughout our season. This was our first year competing and we were able to compete four times, taking first place in our first competition, third place in our second competition, fifth place at state, and then fourth place at the Northwest Championships (our nationals). We would not have been able to enter the competitions or travel to our competitions without the support of the following sponsors: Arriola’s Cranberry Farms; Bandon Booster Club; Bandon Sweets & Treats; Bemetz Construction; Coastline Autobody; Craig Gurney Trucking; Danny Boyle; Dave and Marti Mazour; Ed and Sara Davidson; Foley’s Irish Pub; Freedom Graphics; Hands & Tans Day Spa; Hennick’s Home Center; Loren and Sara Laird; Maria Forty LMT; Price ’N Pride; Ray’s Food Place; The Hair Co.; The Station Restaurant; West Coast Game Park; and Wilson-Dunn Glass. We would further like to thank Jessie Hull and Jared Helms for all of their stunting assistance at our practices. The coaching staff would like to thank all of the parents for their participation throughout the season, especially Johuana Hennick and Dani Smith, our parent volunteers. They assisted us with fundraisers, bake sales, long distance travel and lodging for competitions. We are truly blessed to live in a community where we felt valued and supported. On behalf of coach June Hinojosa, assistant coach Hayley Chandler and assistant coach Meg Earls, we thank you Bandonians, you’re the best! Darci Hogue Assistant coach Bandon All-Star Cheer

Chili cook-off a success The Coos County Mounted Sheriff’s Posse would like to extend a warm thank-you to the following individuals and businesses for supporting our first ever chili cook-off event that we hosted in Coquille at the Community Center. First and foremost Sheriff Craig Zanni and his wife Chris for allowing us to put on such a successful event. Without the support of the Sheriff’s Office, this event would not have been possible. Sheriff Zanni and his wife Chris brought in numerous silent auction items along with personal invitations to the community members, which resulted in a tremendous support for the Posse and Search and Rescue. Thank you both and we look forward to our second annual Chili cook-off in 2015. We would like to thank the chili cook-off participants, which included: the Coquille Police chief; the National Guard; Sheriff’s Department; SAR (Search and Rescue); OHSET of North Bend; Coos County Fair Queen; Posse Captain; Fire Chief of Charleston; 4-H; and our judges from SWOCC Culinary Institute. Our very own Captain Joe Bourell was chosen as having the best chili and awarded a trophy. Thanks to the following businesses for supporting us we appreciate you and your generosity. Businesses that donated gift certificates are as follows: John Goodwin; Larry’s X-Press Lube Bandon; Vicki G Hair Salon, Courtney and Mary; Top Dog Espresso; Daves Pizza; Abby’s Pizza; Bandon Supply; Rayjen Coffee, Bandon; All About You Salon in Bandon; Western Beverage; The Liquor & Cigar Store in Bandon; Rodeo Steakhouse & Grill; Benetti’s Italian Restaurant; Bandon Dunes Golf Resort; The Mill Casino-Hotel; Big Wheel General Store; Chris Zanni; Bandon Fish Market; Freedom Graphics; Mother’s Natural Grocery; Jenna Fredericks at Sam’s Hair Care; Lanthorn Tattoo, Bandon; Sheriff’s Office; Loretta Neder; George Wood; Joe Bourell; Hwy Deli Mart Inc.; Debbie Eversole; Nik Rapelje; Coos Aviation; Bandon Veterinary; Far West Tire Coos Bay; Sandra Goodwin; Annie Bourell, Bandon True Value; and Gene and Laura Clark. Lori Osborne Coordinator for the Chili Cook-off

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In and Around Bandon start at 6:15 p.m. Tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 at the door and are available at Mick’s Hair Surgeons and Bandon True Value Hardware. The meal will consist of chicken and tri-tip cooked by Pete’s Famous BBQ and side dishes by Sharon Haga. Activities will include blackjack, craps and roulette as well as extreme bingo. There will be both silent and live auctions as well as items that can only be bought with casino cash or bingo wins. Proceeds from the event fund Project Graduation activities and an all-night alcohol- and-drug-free party for Bandon High School’s graduating seniors.

Call to artists for minature show

Wagon Wheels keep on rollin’

The fifth annual Miniature and Small Works exhibition show is slated for May and June. Artists are invited to submit one to three pieces, 2-D media, including oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, drawing, print making (artist- pulled prints), collage, mixed media or encaustic. The show is scheduled for May and June, with the opening reception to be held May 9. Pick up the prospectus and entry form at the gallery, download from the website or email a request. For more information, call 541-347-5355. Art by the Sea Gallery and Studio is located at 175 Second St., Old Town Bandon.

This is the last weekend for the New Artists Productions comedy spoof on the Old West. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Sprague Community Theater.


Photo by Amy Moss Strong

April showers bring flowers at South Slough New Artists’ Old West comedy final weekend “Wagon Wheels-a-Rollin’,” a rootin’ tootin’ comedy spoof of the Old West, presented by New Artists Productions, will take the Sprague Community Theater stage for its final weekend. The comedy, written by Tim Kelly, features 36 young actors from the New Artists program. This fast-paced comedy is filled with a goofy stable of hilarious characters who not only tell the story, but also keep the audience in stitches, according to a press release. The trailblazin’ hero, the sweet heroine and the villainous crooked card dealer keep the audience riveted to the action. A host of other characters add extra spice to this wild romp. Toss in an election for the town mayor, an old Spanish land grant and some Western entertainment, the evening at the theater will be full. “Dan and I are having such a great time with this play — all of the kids are drawing from their natural abilities to develop new skills as they bring their characters to life,” said Anita Almich, who with her husband Dan founded New Artists Productions. The show will conclude its run April 4, 5 and 6. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m.; Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Tickets, priced at $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students (K-12), are available at Bandon True Value Hardware, 541-347-2506, at the door prior to each show or by reservation with the Almichs at 541-347-2517.

Travel Night features Owyhee Canyonlands A special Travel Night will be held at the Bandon Library at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 8. Wanting to escape the rain this spring? Special guest speaker Chris Hansen invites you to experience the wonder of the Owyhee Canyonlands, the last great undeveloped expanse of the American West. Carved by desert rivers winding toward the Pacific, the Owyhee Canyonlands of Eastern Oregon are the largest undeveloped natural area left unprotected in the lower 48 states. Just a handful of paved roads cross these five million acres of craggy, red-rock canyons, blue-ribbon trout streams and vast rolling hills that serve as prime habitat for golden eagles and bighorn sheep. Come see photos and video of fantastic red-rock day hikes, multi-day rafting adventures, tantalizing hot springs and challenging backpacking opportunities in this remote and beautiful section of southeast Oregon. As Owyhee Coordinator with the Oregon Natural Desert Association, Hansen will let you know how to get there, what to bring, and the best times to go. Former Bandon High School history teacher Jeff Moore arranged for Hansen’s talk. Hansen also will give a presentation at BHS that morning. Everyone is welcome, there is no cost to attend, and refreshments will be served. Travel Night is sponsored by the Bandon Library Friends & Foundation.

Library art for April The Bandon Library art show for April will feature Dawn Vonderlin with “Action Books, Animated Board Games ... No Batteries Required” in the glass cases and “Imagined Encounters 2,” oil paintings by Sheila Oberg in the hallway. The exhibit will remain up through April. Dawn Vonderlin “I would attribute my passion for antiques and vintage graphics to my McKoy Grandparents. The stories, the photos, the antique cards and the old games they shared sparked an interest in vintage items. “My grandfather was a wonderful artist and painted and drew many whimsical characters and would create comic strips of the family. He was a great craftsman, always restoring old furniture since it had ‘good wood.’ “I have been inspired by many great illustrators of the past and always felt their creativity and talent made them fantastic artists. I am glad the art has finally earned credibility. I just love the colors, the comical situations and whimsical characters in these vintage illustrated books and board games. Of course Disney also holds a special place in my heart. The collection is mostly just fun — and we could all use some fun in our lives!” Sheila Oberg “I grew up in New York, studied art history at Hunter College, painting at the Arts Student League and spent hours at the museums and galleries there. My focus in my early years as a student was to see how many tones I could get out of a single color. “I painted very little during the years of child rearing and family focus. Fortunately, I have been able to embrace it with renewed passion. “The show you are seeing is a result of disciplined, focus time in my studio in Port Orford. I hope you enjoy the work.”

Fundraiser benefits students and the arts It’s local artists vs. the clock to complete creations in front of a live audience at “Art From The Heart — An Evening of Fine Art and Beautiful Entertainment,” a fundraiser benefiting the Afterschool Arts And Culture Club and Bandon Making Murals Project. The show will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, April 11, at the Sprague Theater, 1202 11th St. SW in Bandon City Park. The event also will feature top quality storytellers in a variety of styles, musical performances ranging from the classics to the hilarious, comedians, shadow magic and more for a night of enjoyable entertainment from some of the finest South Coast professional and youth performers.

Performers include Jim Proehl and Friends with shadow puppets; Mikhala Smith; The Fisher Kings; The Overtones, a BHS barbershop quartet; Stephanie Gordon, spoken-word poetry; Mark Havill, storytelling; Mike Dempsey and Jenn Winchell; Candace Kreitlow, harp and slide show about murals; Johann Hamblin with art-in-the-making; Crystal Landucci with Ben and Isabella Bean; Sam Augsburger on horn; and others. A raffle will be held for several framed fine art pieces by local artists as well as a chance to win an Affatati custom-painted mini-mural for home or office. A student art show will be on display in the lobby. Complimentary refreshments will be served. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and available at True Value Hardware or at the door. For more information, contact Affatati at 541-2521626 or by email at

Bandon Rotary Wine & Cheese event April 19 An array of domestic and imported wines and cheeses will be offered at Bandon Rotary’s 20th annual Wine and Cheese Extravaganza 6-10 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at The Barn, 1200 11th St. SW. The event will feature a wide selection of Northwest, domestic and imported wines from Casa Bruno Distributors, Galaxy Wine Company and King Estates Winery, and more than 50 varieties of cheese to sample and buy, plus hors d’oeuvres and delectable desserts provided by Coastal Mist Chocolates and Catering. Silent and live auctions will feature items such as golf and lodging at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, airline vouchers for SeaPort Airlines, a Portland Blazers basketball getaway package, restaurant, lodging and merchant gift certificates, specialty baskets and, of course, wine. Proceeds benefit graduating local high school seniors through scholarships as well as many other community programs. Tickets cost $35 each and are available at Bandon Golf Supply, Bandon Mercantile, from Rotary members and at the door. For more information visit

Christopher Tree with Spontaneous Sound “Spontaneous Sound” by Christopher Tree will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at the Sprague Theater, 1202 11th St. SW in Bandon City Park. “A ton of instruments” — that’s how Tree, 82, of Bandon, describes the hundreds of drums, flutes, bells and other exotic sound-makers he plays. Tree is world renowned for playing two or more instruments at the same time and making perfect harmony. Tree has been living in Bandon since the 1990s, when he left France after having lived there for 23 years raising children and giving concerts all around France. He came to Bandon to be closer to his son, Jason Tree (proprietor of Pacific Blues). Spry for his age, Tree also works out daily at the Bandon Fitness Center. The community is invited to come hear this unique legendary musician. The idea for a concert initially came from Susan Tree, founder of Mother’s Natural Grocery, former daughter-in-law of the musician and still his good friend. Tree said the conSEVENTH-DAY cert he gave in 2013 would ADVENTIST CHURCH be his last, but decided to give it another go, one Pastor Jose Agosto final time this year. For 541-404-1175 many years, Tree also has Head Elder Allan Cram engaged hundreds of 541-297-6575 Head Start preschoolers Church & Fellowship and other school children Center throughout the county in Worship — Sat., 11 a.m./Tues., 7 p.m. sound spontaneous hands-on workshops. ST. JOHN EPISCOPAL Tickets are $10 and CHURCH free for children under 18 The Rev. Beth Hoffmann and available at Mother’s Corner of 8th St. & Franklin Ave. and at Pacific Blues in Old Church Office — 541-347-2152 Town. For additional Sunday information call Worship & Holy Eucharist — 9:30 a.m. Christopher Tree at 541Wednesday 347-1239, email him at Holy Eucharist with Healing — 11:30 a.m. Everyone is Welcome! Welcome! or call Mother’s at 541347-4086. PACIFIC COMMUNITY

Bash for Cash coming April 26 The annual Bash for Cash, titled “Boots, Bingo, Blackjack & BBQ” will be held on Saturday, April 26, at The Barn, 1200 11th St. SW in Bandon City Park. Sponsored by Bandon Project Graduation, doors to the event will open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will


Advanced registration is required for all South Slough classes. Call 541-888-5558. On Friday, April 4, from 10 a.m. to noon, volunteers will receive an overview and skills development for working with children. Learn to effectively manage groups of children and tips to keep them occupied. This is a free class but you must register in advance to attend. The early bird catches the worm and early birdwatchers get to observe. Saturday, April 5, meet at the South Slough Interpretive Center at 8 a.m. to search the reserve for winged wildlife. An interpreter, binoculars and spotting scopes will be provided. Cost is $1/birder. Experience Nature Up Close and Personal with local artist Brenda O’Dell at the South Slough Reserve. Join O’Dell on Saturday, April 5, from 2-4 p.m. for her upcoming show of nature photography. O’Dell enjoys capturing the fine details in her subjects through her camera lens.

Season underway for PO historical sites On April 2, Cape Blanco Heritage Society began the 2014 season for the three Port Orford historical sites it manages along with Oregon State Parks. The season runs through October, and each site is open from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday. The first site is Port Orford Lifeboat Station Museum, located in Port Orford Heads State Park. The second site is Cape Blanco Light Station, and the third site is Hughes House and Ranch. Each site is on the National Register of Historic Places. Admission to all sites is free (donations appreciated), but there is a $2 charge to climb the stairs during the tour at the Light Station. To get to the Lifeboat Station Museum from U.S. Highway 101, turn toward the ocean on Ninth Street in Port Orford, near mile post 301, and drive up the hill to the end of the road. To get to Hughes House and the Light Station from U.S. Highway 101, turn toward the ocean on Cape Blanco Road, located between mile post 296 and 297, and follow the signs. For more information, go to www.cape blanco heritage

The Bite of the Bay set for April 8 Pacific Cove Humane Society is showcasing some of the best bites and best sips in the region at The Bite of the Bay, their popular annual fundraising event, from 6-10 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, at The Mill Casino-Hotel's Salmon Room. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. They are available in Bandon at Winter River Books. Pacific Cove Humane Society is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization, and proceeds from the event are dedicated to their goal of building a new pet adoption and care center for this area. For more information, contact Kate Sharples at 541-404-6704.


Pastor Matt Fox 1190 Face Rock Drive (Follow signs off Beach Loop)


Sunday School — 9:30 a.m. Worship Services — 11 a.m.



(2 blocks west of Hwy. 101)

355 Oregon Ave.

Sunday Sunday School — 9:30 a.m. Worship — 10:45 a.m. Home Bible Study — 6 p.m. Wednesday Home Bible Study and Prayer — 6 p.m.


8 a.m. Communion Services on Monday and Tuesday 8 a.m Friday Mass 5:30 p.m. Daily Mass in Church on Wednesdays Noon Daily Mass in Chapel on Thurs. Adoration Fridays: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday Vigil Mass: 5 p.m. Sunday Mass: 10:30 a.m.



48967 Hwy. 101 • 541-347-2256 (3 miles south on Hwy. 101)

Reverend Robin Haruna

Sunday Sunday School — 9 a.m. Worship — 10:15 a.m. Weekdays Call for special events schedule.

860 Second St. SE (Hwy. 101) 541-347-2273 Rev Rev. Timoth Timothyy Moore

Sunday, Bandon 8:30 a.m. BCF Riverview, 11:00 a.m. (Coos Bay) Wednesday, 7:00 p.m.

Hwy. 101, 1 mile south of 11th Street •

Pastor Tom Lang


Office: 541-347-4696 Sunday Services: 11 a.m. Guided Meditation: Wednesdays, 11 a.m.


Bobbi Neason, Pastor 592 Edison Avenue (1/2 block north of the high school)

Office: 541-347-3672 Manse: 541-347-5631 Sunday Adult Bible Class— 8:45 a.m. Song Service — 9:50 a.m. Worship and Church School — 10 a.m. Nursery available

Use this space to promote your church’s special activity. Contact Sandy for more information. 541-347-2423, ext 21 or e-mail:

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Coy Smith hearing is put off until June By Thomas Moriarty Bandon Western World

COQUILLE — A Bandon man charged with manslaughter may not see the inside of a courtroom again until this summer. In a change-of-plea hearing Monday morning, Coy Daniel Smith consented to a delay in trial proceedings. His next chance for a change of plea is scheduled

for June 16. Smith's case had previously been pushed back in February when he waived his right to a speedy trial to allow for examination of DNA evidence. Smith is charged with first-degree manslaughter in the Oct. 3 death of California resident William Drews, who was found seriously injured in front of a Bill Creek Lane residence where his estranged wife had been staying.


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April 24, at the Salem Conference Center.

Grant’s drive to help Diagnosed with a brain tumor at the age of 22 months, Crim has devoted himself to supporting the American Cancer Society, especially through his support of the Relay for Life fundraiser. A past relay participant, Crim in August 2012 joined his local Relay for Life of South Coos County event planning committee as the team development chair. He recruited new teams, mentored existing teams, prepared monthly meeting agendas, facilitated monthly team captain meetings and served as spokesman for his local event. Averaging 15-20 hours per week in Relay for Life volunteer service, Crim has put in about 1,560 hours since 2012. He shares his personal story of survivorship at local civic clubs, high school assemblies and Relay for Life events. He wrote and helped produce a song and several videos about his experiences spreading awareness about cancer and fundraising. In memory of his late friend Natalie Hill, he started a national #LLLN (Live Life Like Natalie!) fundraising and cancer awareness campaign. “I know first hand how the efforts of the American Cancer Society can help a cancer patient,” Crim wrote in a speech he will present at the awards luncheon.“My family and I have personally benefited from their lodging programs. Money raised by Relay For Life volunteers fund research programs like the chemotherapy and surgical clinical trials I participated in.” Crim is the son of Coos County Community Corrections Director Mike Crim. Grant had raised $1,000 for ACS and made a deal with his dad that if he raised $10,000, Mike would shave his head. Grant told their barber Josh Frasier of Roxy Barber Shop in Coquille about the bet, and Frasier said if he made it, he would not only cut his hair for free, but slick his head smooth with a straight razor, then pro-

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Haircut and a shave From left, barber Josh Frasier, Mike Crim and Grant Crim pose after Mike’s head was shaved when his son reached his $10,000 goal for Relay for Life. ceeded to make the first donation. Grant continued to raise money with the help of his supporters and was up to more than $9,000. Mike started to get nervous, said Grant’s mom Becky Crim, a tireless supporter of her son and of Relay. While visiting his father’s office, Grant told the staff about their deal. Tina Shippey, one of the employees, sent an email out to county staff and corrections directors the state. around Donations poured in over the next few days and Grant was over $10,000 before he knew it. “It was on Grant’s ‘Life List’ to raise $10,000 for the American Cancer Society by June 28, the date of the South Coos County Relay,” said Becky Crim. “With three months still left, he didn't want to just give up and has upped his goal to $15,000.” Money raised supports much needed cancer research and local patient support programs. “In the last few years, I started to fully understand just what Relay could mean to a cancer patient and got more involved,” Grant said. “Because of Relay, I met my best friend Natalie Hill. She was a Relay volunteer too. She was larger than life and we dreamed of taking the Relay world by storm together.

Emma definitely the first step toward change,” Wampler said. Her chaperone, Robin Koch,said Wampler’s platform is a good fit. “It’s something she believes in and supports completely and knows inside and out,” Koch said. At Miss Oregon, 23 young women compete over four nights, culminating in the final event on June 28. The women are judged in four categories, including a 10-minute interview, lifestyle and fitness, evening gown and talent. Wampler, known locally for her vocal talent, will sing at the competition. “I’m looking forward to it and I know it’s going to be a tremendous learning experience,” Wampler said. “I’m excited to meet the other girls and become a part of that family because you all bond. It’s a

“We set goals of each raising $10,000 and it was a goal that we both achieved, but she would never live to see. Cancer took Nat’s leg, and eventually took her life, but cancer never took her spirit. She had the heart of a volunteer.” Crim said he knows people might get tired of hearing him beg for donations, but he feels that everyone has been touched by cancer in one way or another. His hope is that more people will get involved with Relay. Volunteers are looking to form new teams and get sponsors from the Bandon area for the South Coos County Relay for Life. The next team meeting will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, at Coquille Valley Hospital in the conference room on the second floor and everyone is welcome. The South Coos County Relay for Life will be held from Saturday, June 28 to Sunday, June 29 at the Coquille High School track. The Coos Bay/North Bend Relay for Life will be held the prior week at the Sunset Middle School track. For more information about getting involved, visit and search for Coos County teams or call Becky Crim at 541-404-7422.

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great experience.” Chelsea Hill was the first Miss Bandon Cranberry Festival to compete in the Miss Oregon pageant and Wampler will be the second. The winner qualifies to compete in the Miss America pageant. Koch said the competition builds confidence and self-esteem and is a wonderful way for young women to earn scholarships for college. “They get $500 just for showing up and are in the running for $80,000 worth of scholarships,” Koch said. “Miss America is the largest provider of scholarships for young women in the United States.” Wampler, 18, plans to attend Oregon State University in the fall and hopes to attain a Master’s Degree in nutrition to become a registered dietitian.

Wampler is the daughter of Barbara Wampler of Bandon and the late Stephen Wampler, who passed away last fall from cancer. “Emma is a wonderful, well-rounded young woman who can only gain from this experience,” Koch said. “I’m honored to be able to take her to Miss Oregon and I know she’ll do an excellent job representing Bandon.” Koch said the Chamber is seeking sponsorships or donations of any amount to help Wampler attend the competition. So far, Bain Insurance, Bandon Dunes Golf Resort and Bandon Vision Center are sponsors. Those interested also can place an ad in the Miss Oregon program book at a cost of $300 for a full page. To sponsor, call Miller at the Chamber of Commerce,541-347-9616.

Drews later died from what Coos County District Attorney Paul Frasier said was blunt force trauma to the head and neck. According to a probable cause statement filed by the Coos County Sheriff's Office, witnesses told responding deputies that Smith been involved in a fight between Drews and another man. At some point during the fight, they said, Smith kicked Drews in the head.

Under Measure 11 sentencing guidelines, he faces a minimum of 10 years in prison if convicted of first-degree manslaughter. Smith is being held in the Coos County Jail under high security. Reporter Thomas Moriarty can be reached at 541-269-1222, ext. 240, or by email at Follow him on Twitter: @ThomasDMoriarty.

Gabe the doctor noticed an increase in the severity of the nystagmus, which led him to order an MRI. The MRI showed that Gabe has a Type 1 Chiari malformation. This is a malformation of the brain and skull that results in the cerebrellar tonsils being forced through the opening at the back of the skull where the spinal cord meets the brain. The skull is putting pressure on his brain and limiting the flow of spinal fluid. This has resulted in a secondary condition know as Syringomyelia, in which the spinal fluid has started to pool up in the spinal cord and a small cyst is forming. The Guerins have been to a pediatric neurosurgeon at OHSU and she has recommended decompression surgery. “She will open up the back of his head and remove small pieces of his skull to relieve the pressure on the brain and allow the spinal fluid to flow freely,” Sabrina said. “There is also hope that by decompressing the

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patients.” Bye said her strength in caring for elderly Medicare patients is her communication skill. Her introduction to health care began in childhood — her father was a physician in rural practice. She started her own her medical career as a registered nurse and earned her Masters of Nursing degree and FNP license in 2009. Her decision to earn her FNP license was motivated by the desire to make a difference is people’s lives. The relationship between primary care practi-

tioner and patient are as fulfilling for her as for her patients, she said. In the health center setting, she is able to invest time getting to know individual patients. BCHC is a Federally Qualified Health Center serving South Coast residents of Bandon, Langlois, Port Orford and Agness. To expand patient services, the center will relocate to a larger clinic this summer and hire additional staff. Recruitment is underway for a medical director and psychiatric nurse practitioner.

Rite Aid All this rearranging will make room for the Dollar Tree, to be located in the spaces formerly occupied by Bandon Golf Supply and Bree’s. The rest of the stores in the shopping center will stay where they are, Dickerhoof said, with a slight remodel at some point to Subway. Stores include Glitter ‘n Glo, US Cellular, LydiAnna’s Laundromat, Hands & Tans Day Spa, Begin Agains resale and collectibles shop and Subway. In addition, Ray’s Food Place has a longterm lease and isn’t anywhere, going Dickerhoof said. The plan is to fix up the front of the grocery store so it looks nicer from the street, he said. Dickerhoof Properties owns about two dozen similar properties throughout the Northwest. “We’re long term,” Dickerhoof said. “It’s a great location and clearly the only ‘center’ in Bandon. It’s our goal to fix it up and manage it over the long term.” He said in a few weeks a design will be finalized.

Tiffany’s to Rite Aid “New look, same smiles,” that’s how Sabrina Nevitt describes the change of Tiffany’s to Rite Aid. Nevitt is the new manager of the Bandon Rite Aid and for-

Gabe has been doing really well so far, his mom said. “His biggest fear is having to get a shot!” Just yesterday we had to get his pre-op blood work done in Coos Bay and he had a pretty hard time with that. So, now I think he might be a little more worried about the surgery.” After the surgery, Gabe will spend three to four days in the hospital, and will be out of school for at least two weeks. “He is really bummed about that because he loves school and is really going to miss seeing his friends,” Sabrina said. But she is so touched by the community’s response to his condition. “We have been amazed by the way this community has rallied around us,” she said. “It is such a blessing to see God’s love poured out through the people of Bandon. We love our town and are so thankful for the caring people here who want to help any way they can.”

■ from Page A1 mer manager of Tiffany’s, moving up from assistant manager after Dennis Thomason left to manage Bandon Golf Supply. Rite Aid Pharmacy Saturday reopened morning and it won’t close during the remodel, but the front end of the store will be closed for about a week and a half. New business hours will be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. The store will be completely rearranged, with new floors, new paint and new shelving, Nevitt said. The entire store eventually will be completely gutted and but those redone, changes will be phased in. Phase one is a complete remodel of the store. Phase two will be an expansion of the pharmacy to feature a consultation private room for advanced clinical services for pharmacist Tony Arriola, who will remain at the store. The store will have coolers and a freezer, will sell wine and beer, ice cream, some food items and convenience foods. Prices will be competitive. “Nothing has been done to this building for 25 years except the trim on the inside walls,” Nevitt said.

“We will have all brand new inventory. All of the old inventory was closed out and sold.” All the 16 former Tiffany’s employees will continue working there. “We’re all really excited,” Nevitt said. “It will be great for the community and pricing will be so much better than Tiffany’s could offer because Rite Aid can buy in bulk.” According to Kristin Kellum of Rite Aid, although open and fully stocked, the store is currently undergoing a wellness store remodel and construction is projected to be completed end of April or early May. Once construction is completed, the store will feature hundreds of new health and wellness including products, organic and gluten-free foods, on-site “Wellness an Ambassadors,” expanded caregiver section, all-natural personal care and home care products, extensive line of GNC wellness supplement products, fitness and workout equipment and a bigger wellness magazine and book section. All prescriptions being filled at Tiffany’s Drug Store has been transferred to Rite Aid. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held once the remodeling is complete.

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Employment 213 General FREE 200 $5.00

206 Customer Service Bandon $7.00 Inn... Seeking HOUSEKEEPERS. Experience a must! Professional, team player, honest, reliable. Must be dependable and flexible. Pick up application/ contact Molly at 541-347-4417.

Southwestern Oregon Publishing Company a division of Lee Enterprises, is seeking a qualified candidate for a full-time position as a

Classified Advertising Customer Service Representative. The primary responsibility of this position will be to advance the success of digital, commercial employment and private party advertising for our daily and weekly newspapers, and our website Through outbound calling, this position requires someone with the ability to secure advertising while maintaining positive client relations for the long-term. Additional responsibilities will includes, an aptitude to work independently within a supportive team dynamic is a distinction we seek in a candidate for this responsibility. If you possess initiative, are detail-oriented, punctual and have a demonstrated history of effectively meeting deadlines in a timely and accurate manner, then we’d like to hear from you. Position Requirements: Previous sales support, or related field of work. Excellent phone manner, proper grammar/writing skills. Type 30-35 wpm or better. Solid computer aptitude - especially with database programs. The successful candidate must have reliable transportation, a valid drivers’ license, proof of auto insurance and a clean driving record. Cross training and traveling to our weekly newspapers is required. We offer an hourly wage, plus a commission plan, and a benefit package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and paid time off. Please apply online at Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace HELP WANTED, FRONT DESK. Also housekeepers, experience preferred but we will train. Apply in person, Best Western Inn at Face Rock, 3225 Beach Loop Dr HELP WANTED. West Wind Court is hiring for a cook, 4 days a week. Criminal history check, ROP depending on experience. 541-347-9497. HOUSEKEEPERS NEEDED: $15. per hr. Bandon Beach Vacation Properties. 541-347-4801 HOUSEKEEPERS WANTED. Will train. Apply in person, no phone calls. Sunset Lodging, 1865 Beach Loop. HOUSEKEEPING POSITION. Part time. References required. Drop off resume’ at Bandon Beach Motel. LAMPLIGHTER MOTEL hiring part-time housekeeper. Must have phone. Apply between 9am & 3pm. No phone calls. SUBWAY IS seeking friendly, energetic, reliable employees! Prefer open, full availability. Apply in person at the Bandon Shopping Center or online. Part time/ full time available. Taking applications dishwasher, prep cook & wait staff at the Crazy Norwegian in Port Orford. 541-332-8601.

207 Drivers EXPERIENCED DRIVER OR RECENT GRAD? With Swift, you can grow to be an award-winning Class A CDL driver. We help you achieve Diamond Driver status with the best support there is. As a Diamond Driver, you earn additional pay on top of all the competitive incentives we offer. The very best, choose Swift. Great Miles = Great Pay; Late-Model Equipment Available; Regional Opportunities; Great Career Path; Paid Vacation; Excellent Benefits. Please Call: (866)315-9763 OCAN GORDON TRUCKING INC. CDL-A Solos & Team Truck Drivers. Up to $5,000 Sign-On-Bonus & $.54 CPM. Consistent Miles, Benefits, 401k, EOE. Call 7 days/week 866-435-8590 OCAN NEED CLASS A CDL TRAINING? Start a CAREER in trucking today! Swift Academies offer PTDI certified courses and offer “Best-In-Class” training. New Academy Classes Weekly; No Money Down or Credit Check; Certified Mentors Ready and Available; Paid (While Training With Mentor); Regional and Dedicated Opportunities; Great Career Path; Excellent Benefits Package. Please Call: (866)315-9763 OCAN

213 General Retired RV couple for permanent

Assistant Managers position at the Bandon RV Park. 3 day’s per week. Position offers salary, commission, full hook up space with CATV and WI-FI. Free laundry, merchandise at cost and a month’s paid vacation. RV campground and MS EXEL experience a plus. Call 541-347-4122 or apply at 935 2nd St. SE, (Hwy101)Bandon. Ask for Mike or Cheryl.

Hometown Hardware in Myrtle Point is seeking a paint specialist for a full time position in our store. References pertaining specifically to your expertise in paint will be required. Resumes can be dropped off at our local office located at 323 Spruce St. Myrtle Point. Pay will depend on experience. OLD TOWN PIZZA & PASTA. Help wanted - in store/ driver. Apply in person at 395 2nd St. SE.

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302 Business Service $12.00

$12.00 $17.00 Ready to join a dynamic & growing organization? AAA Oregon/Idaho seeks an energetic, self-motivated and experienced full-time

Insurance Professional to join our team in Coos Bay, Oregon. If you are P&C licensed and have had success in sales, apply those skills in a career at AAA Oregon/Idaho. This base plus incentive compensation plan offers you the opportunity to earn what you deserve. We also offer medical/dental, 401(k), continuing education and more. Comprehensive training program available. We also offer a Spanish/English bilingual salary supplement Qualified candidates may apply on-line at: orm.aspx;fax resumes/applications to: (503) 222-6379; or email resumes/applications to: We are proud to be a drug-free workplace with pre-employment drug screening. Criminal background check. EOE. Please, no calls. Please note: A Property and Casualty license is needed.

$95 NEW PATIENT SPECIAL. Includes complete exam, full mouth xrays, oral cancer screening and consultation! Cash offer only. Call today, Dr. Brent Pahls, 541-396-2242!

DIVORCE $155. Complete preparation. Includes children, custody, support, property and bills division. No court appearances. Divorced in 1-5 weeks possible. 503-772-5295. OCAN HANDS & TANS DAY SPA is enjoying all of Bandon’s beautiful people. We are your one stop pamper shop for Nails, Pedicures, Hair, Facials, Waxing, Massage & Spray Tans. Come see us for all your BEAUTY NEEDS! Give us a call at 541.329.1826, or book online JANIS PETRIE Psychiatric CNS. For help with medications for mental health or psychiatric problems. Accept Medicare, OHP, Private insurance or self paid. 541-329-2078, 316-755-5526 or e-mail LOVE YOUR car? So do we. Fast, friendly, guaranteed service. Collision Repair, Auto Refinishing, Auto Glass, A/C service. Napier Auto Body, 541-347-3219.

THANK YOU Bandon Fitness! I can now lift and garden without injuring my back!! Susan Alexander

TV Camera Person wanted for volunteer work a few hours a week,. Will train. Must have own transportation and the ability to lift camera equipment. Answer to 541-888-3460.

214 Retail COASTAL MIST now hiring: seeks motivated, independent PT retail person. Retail and food service experience a must. Bring resume Monday through Thursday. No phone calls, please. 210 2nd St. SE.

215 Sales

SALES CONSULTANT The World is seeking another member for our great team of sales professionals. We are looking for an experienced, outgoing, creative, detail-oriented individual to join our team of professional advertising representatives and creative staff. As a sales consultant with The World you will handle an established account list while pursuing new business. You will manage the creation, design and implementation of advertising campaigns as well as identify, create and implement product strategies. You will make multi-media presentations, work with the public and must have a proactive approach to customer service. As part of Lee Enterprises, The World offers excellent earnings potential and a full benefits package, along with a professional and comfortable work environment focused on growth opportunities for employees.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday


AVOID IRS PENALTIES. Call Robert E. Merriam, MBA, EA to help you file your individual/ business taxes in your best interest. (Lic. - B01622, PTIN P012221060.) 88216 Hwy. 42S., 541-347-7166.

TECHSUPPORT COMPUTER sales, service and repairs in your home or office. With over 35 years of experience, TechSupport has been helping home and business computer users in Coos and Curry counties since 1994. V/MC/D/AMEX - call Jeff at 541-297-3915.

We have the following positions open for consideration. Enjoy progressive group health benefits including PTO, retirement plan, shift meal and more! Visit to apply on-line under Employment. Related experience required. April promotion: Start work in one of these key positions in April 2014 & enjoy a $200 bonus upon successful completion of the 90 day introductory period! Chief Steward: Full time working supervisory position to oversee kitchen cleanliness & sanitation. Sous Chef: Full time to oversee production and culinary activities for full service restaurant. Master Cook: Full time temporary position with potential. Specialized culinary exp required. Line Cook: Full time to prepare standard and specialized menu items in a team environment. PlankHouse Servers: Busy summer temporary & part-time jobs in bay view restaurant with great tip potential. Post offer drug test and background check required.


WHEN APRIL showers persist, And send you to your recliner, Spring into Bandon Fitness And stay healthy and lighter! 541-347-3522.

304 Financing APRIL LOAN OF THE MONTH: April Showers Bring May Flowers! Shower me with paperwork in April, and in May Bloom into a new home or savings with a refinance - call me today…. Keeli Gernandt 541-347-9992, Eagle Home Mortgage, NMLS 590542. Equal Opportunity Lender, this is not a commitment to lend.

306 Jobs Wanted A REPAIR Guy - Quality Home, rental & vacation repairs and remodeling. Paul 541-347-3383. CCB# 150603. DRAGON CLOCK & Camera, certified clock maker. Quality clock and camera repair- call Cliff @ 541-404-4488 EXCAVATION, SITE prep, stump removal, clearing, road repair and rock, gravel, sand available. Wm. Strebendt Trucking & Excavating. 541-347-5104 CCB #176198. FH CONSTRUCTION: We do it all! Call 541-347-6141. CCB# 165995. Interest List for future openings: Independent Contract Newspaper Carrier. Contact Susana Norton at 541-269-1222 ext. 255

ONCE A WEEK DELIVERY The World Link- Free Paper. Contact Susana Norton at 541-269-1222 ext. 255 PIONEER ROOFING CONST. ALL TYPES OF ROOFING. Roof Removals and Recovers, Roof Repairs and Dry Rot Repairs, Hot Asphalt Application for Low Pitched Roofs, Moss Removals and Roof Treatments. COMPLETE CONTINUOUS GUTTER INSTALLATION. 541-260-1277 CCB# 126815 Bonded and Insured.

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under $200 total 4 lines - 3 days - Free

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Lost & Lost Pets 5 lines - 5 days All free ads will appear in The World, Bandon Western World, Umpqua Post, The World link, and Smart Mobile.

404 Lost REWARD! LOST: Yellow poly tool box with tools in Eastside/Bunker Hill area. Important for work! call 541-269-9992.

406 Public Notices 2LOONS QUICHE! ... Now taking orders for CHEF BOB’S QUICHE... your favorites... Lorraine... Green Chile 3 Cheese... Spinach Romano... Artichoke Jalapeno... Roasted Red Pepper Asiago... Pesto Romano... Asparagus Gruyere! Boxed & Delivered. 541-347-4291 or 541-290-5874. 2LOONS CATERING COMPANY. (No longer affiliated with 2 Loons Cafe). ARCADE TAVERN - DJ Tobbafette Friday. Karaoke every Wed., Texas Hold’ em every Monday, free pool Sunday. BEACH RIDES, Bandon Beach Riding Stables. 54629 Beach Loop Dr., 3 mi. south of town. All ages welcome. Open at 10 a.m., seven days a week, all year. 541-347-3423. BANDON PLAY HOUSE GENERAL Mtg. April 3 @ 6pm (an hour earlier than usual), Sprague Theater. If you’re interested in community theater, come join us. BREWED AWAKENINGS for big juicy burgers, great fries, pizza anytime, fish and chips! 490 Hwy 101, Bandon. 541-347-1970. Casting Call: Pregnant - 3rd trimester - models age 21 to 30 for half day of work in April on location at local hospital for nursing education. Still photos only. $200/day. Prior performing experience preferred, medical environment knowledge a plus. Send name, address, phone, email and head shot to COFFEE WITH a Councilor. City Councilor Mike Claassen will be at Brewed Awakenings Coffee Shop on Hwy. 101 across from the Shell station to hear your concerns Saturday from 10 - 11. Cover Oregon enrollment period extended to April 30, 2014. If you haven’t signed up yet, give Jesse a call, 347-2886. Sweet Insurance Agency LLC. FISH ‘N’ CHIPS! On the waterfront! Pacific Cod or Alaskan Halibut, dipped in our housemade batter, cooked in trans-fat free soybean oil, crisp coleslaw or garlic toast, w/golden fries! Bandon Fish Market, 541-347-4282. FREE HOMESTYLE Dinner, provided by E.A.T. (Everyone at Table) every Tues. 5:30 - 6:30 PM at The Barn. Donations accepted. 541-404-2268. EAT is an Equal Opportunity Provider JOIN US to SEW for charity @ Ladies Dew Valley Club. Quilts, potholders, cutlery for sale. Mon 8-3. 5 mi S Bandon. 541-347-9513. LYDIANNA’S LAUNDROMAT, starting April 1, will be taking entries into their monthly drawing for a $50 Ray’s Food Place gift card. Find us on Facebook for further details and rules. SPECIAL: Tijuana Tacos with avocado. Pacific Blues Natural Cafe, Wine Bar, Gifts, Espresso, Old Town. TACO TUESDAY IS BACK AT THE VFW! THE LOFT IS REOPENING THIS week on Thurs., 4/3. Chef Kali is unveiling some new menu items in the restaurant and we have new wines and specialty food items in the shop. FREE WINE TASTING at the wine shop Fri., 4/4, 4-6pm. TRAVEL NIGHT at the Bandon Library, Tues., April 8, 7 p.m. Owyhee Canyonlands in Eastern OR. Special guest speaker Chris Hansen w/ OR Natural Desert Assoc. invites you to experience the wonder of the last great undeveloped expanse of American West. Everyone welcome, no cost to attend, refreshments served. Sponsored by Bandon Library Friends & Foundation.

Time could be running out on your

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Business 300 301 Business for Sale

Location! Location! Commercial / office building for lease. Great Hwy exposure! Waiting area, office, back office, break room & storage. So much potential. 50422 Hwy 101, Bandon (between 20th & 21st) 541-347-1716. Less than one mile south of Old Town Bandon. Got Business? We’ve got building!

479 Easter

Looking for nephew, “Buddy,” $35.00 born early in 1955 to Eva probably $15.00 in Coos County. Please call Dean Brickey, 541-571-5277 $45.00

CADBURY EGGS - 3 for $2, Cadbury asst. lg. candy bars - $1.50, asst. M&Ms - $2.99, asst. Hershey’s Kisses - $2.99, Brachs jelly beans - $1.99. At $15.00 Shindlers Healthmart Pharmacy.

$20.00 $55.00

Services 425$59.95 430 Lawn Care

We are an equal opportunity, drug-free workplace and all applicants considered for employment must pass a post-offer drug screen and background/DMV check prior to commencing employment.

BUSINESS FOR SALE! Turn Key! 14 yrs long established & successful. Bandon Frame & PhotoWorks. Excellent Location Fronting Hwy 101; 1040 Sq.Ft. Freestanding Shop. Includes Established Customer List, Equipment, Inventory & Training. Contact Chas Waldrop 541-290-9455

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subscription. Don’t take a chance on letting your subscription lapse. Call 347-2423 to renew! Don’t miss a single issue.

HAVE SPRING PROJECTS? Rodriguez Gardening & Maintenance can help. Big or small, they will get it done. Call today for your free estimate! Licensed (8318) & insured. Roger 541-260-3288; Areli 541-260-4478. LAWN & GARDEN Care. Hernandez. We offer the following: trimming, blower, weeding, aerating, mowing, fertilizing, edging, hauling, initial cleanups. Quality jobs done at a great price! Call today for your free quote! Licensed & insured. Lic #0009256. Contact us at 541-217-5540 or 541-297-4826. PATRICK MYERS TREE SERVICE. Certified arborist. 40 yrs. exp. Free estimates. 541-347-9124 or 541-290-7530. Lic. #116632. Stump grinding, hazardous removal, pruning hedges and brush clipping. Serving Bandon area since 1995. TREE SERVICE, hazardous removal, brush cleanup, site clearing. LAWN MAINTENANCE. CCB#193875. Senior & Veterans’ discounts. Accepting all major credit cards. John, 541-260-8166, JBJ Tree & Lawn Service. VILLA’S LAWN MAINTENANCE. Free estimates on lawn mowing, weed eating, trimming, edging, hedge cutting, blowing, weed control, brushing and general cleaning. Insured. Lic# 0006560. Call 541-404-8339.

433 Window Washing Your PANE is my JOY! ERIC’S CLEAR VIEW WINDOW CLEANING Low Rates  Free Estimates Stellar Service  Ref’s Bandon, 541-260-1522 I understand the pride people take in their homes & businesses.

Education 450 455 Seminars LEAP into good health this Spring! LEAP (Lifestyle Eating Activity Progress) teaches you how to change the good life into the best life! Join thousands of others from Bandon and around the world who have made amazing improvements to their health in just 30 days! Some of the noticeable changes include Reduction of risk of Heart Disease; Normalized Blood Pressures; Lowering of Cholesterol, Triglycerides, and BMI; Stabilized fasting Blood Sugar; Improved sleep, resilience, energy and depression! Weight loss! Attend any of these FREE 1-hour information sessions to learn more about LEAP, register, and schedule a comprehensive HealthScreen… Wed., April 2 or Mon, April 7 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at Southern Coos Hospital in the Conference Room. For more information: 541.551.1192 or Wise Woman Retreat The Rev. Dr. Peter Fritsch will lead this women’ retreat on aging well spiritually using the work of Sister Joan Chittister. St. John Episcopal Church April 12, 9 - 3 (lunch included) Reservations a must! Call 541 347-2151 or email Corner of 8th and Franklin

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Lent/Easter Community Worship: 5th Sunday Singspiration: Sun. March 30 - 6:00 PM First Presbyterian Continued Study: “Learning Forgiveness” noon - April 1, First Baptist; April 8, Holy Trinity The Bandon Lions 45th annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 19, starting at 1pm sharp in Bandon City Park, rain or shine. For ages 1-10. Bring your own basket.

Real Estate 500 501 Commercial PUBLISHER’S NOTICE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitations or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination.” Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275.

504 Homes for Sale 4 BED, 1.5 bath in warm, sunny Coquille. Fully updated and move-in ready. $0 down, low monthly payments w/assumable USDA-RHS loan. Less than renting! $139,000. Rare opportunity, for details e-mail Tom: or call 541-404-9123. BEACH LOOP REALTY now selling 8 new homes and 1 re-sale home in The Colony at Bandon Cove. High end luxury homes ranging from $455k-$830k. Stunning ocean views. Carefree oceanside living! HOA fee incl Ext. Maintenance & Homeowners Insurance. Call Gina Morelli 541-347-1800. Visit to see video tour. COQUILLE RIVER FRONTAGE over 1000’, 18 acres, includes dock, 12 year old Three Bedroom Manufactured home, workshop, timber, needs lots of work! $175,000. Call Fred at D.L Davis Real Estate, 541-290-9444, 1110 Alabama, next to Umpqua Bank. FOR SALE Bandon. $195,000. 2 story, 2BD, 1 ½ BA, 1939 Updated Cottage, w/Oversize Garage & New RV Barn. Century 21 Best Realty, Inc. 541-347-9431. RMLS#14389959. FOR SALE Bandon. $250,000. 2BD, 1BA, 1.72 Acres. Oak flooring, Paved driveway, Appliances stay, 2 Large Shops. Century 21 Best Realty, Inc. 541-347-9431. RMLS#14575072.

FOR SALE: Coos Bay 3 bdrm 1 bath home on corner lot. Appliances included. New flooring, carpet and kitchen counters plus much more. $124,500. For more info. call 541-297-4750

A8• Bandon Western World • Thursday, April 3, 2014

706 Remodeling

754 Garage Sales

Bandon Property Management, LLC & Bandon Beach Vacation Properties, LLC. We manage & rent vacation rentals, residential and commercial property. We take care of all your property management needs. Open 7 days a week ~ state licensed. 541-347-4801.

Winter Lake Lumber is now taking orders for custom cut WHITE Cedar. Call 541-396-6463 for more information.

LIVING ESTATE SALE, April 4 & 5, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 41571 Hwy. 101, south of Port Orford, just before Hubbard Creek Bridge. Furniture, table & chairs, table w/buffet, 3 desks & chairs, large rocking chair, sofa & chair, gliding rocking chair, book shelves, end tables, hutch, kitchen. Call for information, 541-253-6166.

505 Lots/Acreage FOR SALE Bandon. $49,900. Over 1/2 acre just out of city limits. DEQ perc. test done. Flat useable ground. Century 21 Best Realty, Inc. 541-347-9431. RMLS#14550411.

Rentals 600 601 Apartments

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, Bandon: very nice 3 bed, 1.5 bath. 675 12th Court. $950/mo. No pets/ smoking. 541-290-3503. FOR RENT: 3 bdrm, 1 bath w/ carport ,pets on approval. $725 mo. plus $1000 security. Call 541-290-4668

7’ Wishing well, exc. yard decor. 888-3648 $75.00

FOR RENT: Available now. 3 bd/2ba, gar, fenced yd, gas fireplace. Separate craft studio in back yd., landscape incl. Pet ok w/ref. Bandon Property Management, LLC 541-347-4801.

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

No pets/ no smoking

541-297-4834 Willett Investment Properties FURNISHED 1 bdrm apt. Everything furnished except electricity. $395/month, first/last/deposit. No smoking/pets. Background check & references required. Perfect for seniors. 541-888-3619. LOOKING FOR AN APARTMENT in Bandon? Harvard Street Apartments has 2 & 3 bedroom apts. available for immediate occupancy. Call 541-347-7028 to find out how you can get 1 month’s free rent.

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


Folding crab traps, new. 50’ rope, bouy and bait hook. 541-888-3648 $26.00 each NEW HAWAIIAN DRESSES, lovely colors, tags on, never worn, size 4X, $60 each. 541-751-1904.

610 2-4-6 Plexes

BANDON MINI-STORAGE, temperature controlled (boat & RV). 50317 Hwy. 101S. 541-347-1190. BANDON E-Z STORAGE. Affordable plus Boat/RV & commercial. 370 11th St. SE, 541-347-9629. BANDON MINI-STORAGE, temp. controlled, 88371 Hwy. 42S, 541-347-5040.

612 Townhouse/Condo BAYFRONT TOWNHOMES Wooded setting, fireplace, decks, view of bay and bridge. 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths. Tamarac 541-759-4380

Other Stuff 700 2 BROWN LEATHER LA-Z-BOY recliners, $20 each. 541-347-8406.

WANTED: All or any unwanted scrap metal items whatsoever. Free pick-up. Open 7 days. 541-297-0271.

(Includes Photo)

Good 6 lines -5 days $45.00

Better 6 lines - 10 days i $55.00

Recreation/ Sports 725 728 Camping/Fishing Brand New 16’ RamX Canoe, built in motor mount with paddles. Weight cap. 950lbs. $350. 541-294-5635.

BANDON COASTAL HARVEST CRAFT FAIRE. April 4 & 5, 8 am - 6 pm, at The Barn. For more information, call 541-551-5073 or 541-366-1206 or e-mail

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

All ads will appear in The World, Bandon Western World, Umpqua Post, The World link, and Smart Mobile.

Better 5 lines - 10 days $12.00

Best (includes a photo & boxing) 6 lines -15 days $17.00 All ads will appear in The World, Bandon Western World, Umpqua Post, The World link, and Smart Mobile. SEALY BOX SPRING & MATTRESS $75; trundle bed $75. 541-260-9549.

703 Lawn/Garden 10’ x 12’ GREENHOUSE KIT, new in box, by One Stop Gardens. $525. Call Joe: 541-404-9313. Self propelled Lawn Mower. Honda motor. Like new, used one time. $300. Call 541-267-7234 or see at 1140 Anderson St. Coos Bay.

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

SPRING HAS SPRUNG and so have we! It’s a bargain every day at 101 the Marketplace of Bandon. Come on in, wheel & deal & get your free coffee & popcorn! 101 & Grand Ave., Thurs. 11-5, Fri./ Sat. 9-5, Sun. 11-5. 541-290-7030.

755 Market Basket 756 Wood/Heating

Auto - Vehicles Boats -Trailers Good 6 lines - 5 days $15.00

FREE FIREWOOD. Trees are down, you cut up and haul. 541-347-1960.

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

(includes photo & boxing) 6 lines - 15 days $25.00

776 Appliances LG Refrigerator /Freezer, 2 drawers, 3 yrs old, Stainless steel. 36in. Width, 69 3 Quarter high, 30 depth. Price was $2769 asking $1350. 541-329-0040. Leave message WASHER & DRYER, Maytag Energy Star, 3 yrs. old. Like new condition. $350. 541-347-6259.

All ads will appear in The World, Bandon Western World, Umpqua Post, The World link, and Smart Mobile.

903 Boats Must See! Excellent condition! 1979 Mirrorcraft 16’ Aluminium boat, 25 hp & 6hp Mercury w/ electric trolling motor. Many extras, nice trailer w/ new tires. Motivated seller. $2600, Make offer! 541-221-3145

906 4X4 788 Crocheting/Knitting Stranded by the Sea: Learn to knit and crochet flowers all through the spring. 390 1st St. SW, Suite 2E (Port of Bandon Building). 541-329-0185.

Pets/Animals 800

2000 Ford Ranger 4x4. Sports package, tinted windows, power everything. 178,000 miles. $3950. OBO.

541-361-9143 2008 Jeep Wrangler Black on black Wrangler X, 59,485 miles, 2dr/4wd, Soft Top,Hitch Cargo Carrier included. Runs great, body is in very good condition, back seat folds up for extra cargo space. $15,500. 541-537-0863

909 Misc. Auto

PRICED TO SELL: 1990 F150 4x4, 14ft, fiberglass boat and trailer, $3000. Boat includes 2 Mercury engines, fuel/water separater system, fishing gear, 12v electric trailer wench and new trailer tires. 541-396-5478


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754 Garage Sales COASTAL HARVEST CRAFT FAIRE. April 4 & 5, 8-6, at The Barn. Tables still available. Call 541-551-5073 or 541-366-1206 or e-mail COOS BAY ESTATE SALE Whole house, Furniture, Kitchen, Three Beds, Art, Garage. 721 i St. Eastside Sat & Sun 8-5 Sunday most 1/2 price @ noon. See photos on Facebook, White Raven Estate Sales. INSIDE ESTATE SALE: Bandon, 255 SE 15th St. 9-4pm Fri/Sat. Lots of Antique misc. items, Furniture, Appliances. Everything must go! GARAGE SALE. Lots of STUFF! Dollar items, plus appliances, rebuilt vac’s, clothing, tools, household things & more. Friday & Saturday only. 8 am to 4 pm. 656 12th St. SW.

Baldwin Acrosonic Spinet Piano for sale. Good condition, family piano. Can help with move if done by mid-April. 541-271-5367. $500 OBO OLD ITALIAN VIOLIN, 1752, by Guidantus, with certified papers. $125,000. Or will trade for house. 541-751-1904.

YARD SALE: shop & household, rain or shine. Sat., 9-2. 86895 North Bank Ln. between mile markers 10 & 11.

Pets (Includes a Photo) Good 5 lines - 5 days $12.00

FOR SALE: 1995 Ford Crown Vic $2500. 1998 2wd Jeep $3500. Both run good, good condition. Call 541-294-0603.

911 RV/Motor Homes

Better 5 lines - 10 days $17.00

Best (includes boxing) 6 lines - 15 days $25.00 All ads will appear in The World, Bandon Western World, Umpqua Post, The World link, and Smart Mobile.

BUYING RVs. Gib’s RV is looking for clean, pre-owned RVs to buy/ consign. No fee consignments. We make house calls. 541-888-3424. CALL THE


GIB’S RV 541-888-3424

802 Cats

30’ Chevy 454 fuel injected. Sleeps 6 w/ Queen bed. New batteries. Factory air & heat. Excellent condition. 541-266-9134 $7,000.00

Kohl’s Cat House Adoptions on site. 541-294-3876

2001 36’ Monico Diplomat RV, 39 K, 2 slides, propane generator, oak interior, new carpet, no smoking, lg. closets, excellent condition, $59,000. obo. 541-347-9939

WE BUY, CONSIGN RENT & SELL:  Trailers  5th Wheels  Motorhomes PAID FOR OR NOT

803 Dogs LOST: Schnauzer, blind/ death lost Coos River Lane Call 541-266-9371 REWARD any information.

Beef cows wanted. Bread or cow calf. Mornings or Evenings 541-269-9665


GIB’S RVs 541-888-3424

915 Used Cars

806 Livestock

“A public meeting of the budget committee of the Pacific Riviera #3 special road district, Coos County. State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 will be held at 58409 Clifford Drive, Bandon, Oregon. The meeting will take place on the 17th day of April 2014 at 4:00 PM. The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to receive comment from the public on the budget. A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained on or after June 30, 2014 at Clifford Drive, between the hours of 5:00 PM and 6:00 PM . This is a public meeting where deliberations of the budget committee will take place. Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the budget committee.” PUBLISHED: Bandon Western World April 03, 2014 (ID-20249775)

BAREROOT TREES, Fruiting & Ornamental, 1/2 price at 101 Plants & Things. 9-5:30 daily. 541-347-9398.

(includes boxing) 5 lines - 2 days $15.00

GARAGE SALE: Craftsman elect. & hand tools, pet supplies, Sunbeam mixer, light house, 13” planer, lg. wooden eagle, chain saw, crab pots, lots misc. & collectibles, floor jack. Apr. 3 & 4, 9-4. 1155 6th St. SE, off Ohio Ave. SE.

704 Musical Instruments

MARY’S PET Sitting, livestock & much more. Leave your cares behind. 541-297-0073.




3:00pm $1 Bag Sale. Featuring used comic books. 6th and Anderson Coos Bay

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday

(includes boxing) 6 lines - 3 days $20.00

5 lines - 5 days $8.00

Sunday April 06, 12pm-4pm


5 lines - 1 day $12.00

Merchandise Item

9am opening for members

801 Birds/Fish


(includes boxing) 6 lines - 20 days $69.95

BEACH DOG Grooming. Six mi. south of Bandon. Taking appointments, 541-290-1991. Like me on Facebook.

Used Book Sale.

753 Bazaars

Garage Sale / Bazaars



Saturday April 05 10am-4pm

Market Place 750

Antique display case, $100. 1940’s school desk, $125. Stop by Bree’s in Ray’s shop ctr or call 541-347-4435

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday

Special Friends of the Coos Bay Public Library.

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70’s Style Hutch glass doors on top. Storage on bottom $175. 3 Glass Top Tables, 1 Coffee, 2 End Tables$25 set. Butcher block on wheel, $20. Floral print couch $100. Small entertainment center $25. Small Dining room table w/2 chairs, $25. Large computer chair, $25. Call 541-260-4398

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SPRING ON IN to Our Thrift Store. Great prices! Good, clean, sellable donations always welcome.

701 Furniture


Dahlia $1.00ea

Spare tire carrier, fits trailer tongue or square rv bumper. 541-888-3648 $20.00

611 Storage Units

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CAKE MIX, Pillsbury - $.99, Hungry Jack potato & asst. boxes - $1.19, Hills Brothers 2 lb. coffee - $6.99, Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice, asst. flavors - $2.39. All this and more at Shindlers Healthmart Pharmacy.

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

Waterfront, Cape Arago Hwy, gated, woodsy. Very large, one bedroom, Fireplace, Carport. Includes W/D, Utilities paid. $875 + Deposits, No smoking/pets. Background check. 541-329-0371

Studio Apt. C.B. $395 Sm.1 bedroom C.B. $450.

710 Miscellaneous 4-DRAWER FILE CABINET with hanging folders, very good condition. 541-347-5528.

FOR RENT: Available Mid April: 3bd/ 1ba duplex, w/d hook ups, landscaping inc. 541-347-4801

FULLY FURNISHED IN NB 1Bd, 1B, W/D. Includes Power, water & Sewer. Clean, quite area in town . 541-290-5225 Rent $900. - Dep. $400.

709 Wanted to Buy Wanted: Portable kitchen aide dishwasher on wheels with a cutting top. Call 541-266-8775.

808 Pet Care

FOR SALE: 1995 Ford Crown Vic $2500. 1998 2wd Jeep $3500. Both run good, good condition. Call 541-294-0603.

In the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon for the County of Coos Family Law Case Number 14DM0007: Notice is hereby given that Petition for custody and parenting time under ORS109.103 and Child Support for a minor child has been filed. Petitioner is father Joel D Smith, Respondent is mother Linda P Duvall, for minor child Sarah Lynn Marie Smith born June 23, 2010 in Coos County, State of Oregon. Paternity has been established by filing with the State Registrar of Vital Statistics, a voluntary acknowledgement of paternity. The minor child resides in Coos County State of Oregon, and has continuously resided in Coos County. The Petitioner resides in Coos County State of Oregon. The Respondent resides somewhere in the state of California, whereabouts unknown. There is no previous litigation, concerning custody, visitation, parenting time in this or any other state. Parenting Plan is that Petitioner should be awarded sole custody of said minor child, Sarah Lynn Marie Smith. Parenting time, by Respondent, should be supervised by Petitioner’s choice of supervisor. Petitioner should be allowed to move more than 60 miles further distant from the other parent without advance notice because good cause exists. Petitioner does not seek child support. Petitioner will provide health care coverage and does not seek any health care coverage from Respondent. Petitioner shall be entitled to claim the minor child, Sarah, for tax purposes. A Status Quo petition is filed keeping said minor child, Sarah, residing in her father’s home until this custody and parenting time petition is decided by the judge. Respondent may obtain information from the records of the Circuit Court of Coos County pertaining to this petition. PUBLISHED: Bandon Western WorldApril 03, 10, 17 and 24, 2014 (ID-20249869) NOTICE OF STATE REVENUE SHARING PROPOSED-USE HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY given that the Budget Committee of the City of Bandon will hold a hearing at 7:00 PM, or as soon thereafter as possible, Monday April 21, 2014, in the Council Chambers at Bandon City Hall, 555 Highway 101, to discuss the proposed use of State Revenue Sharing Funds estimated to be in the amount of $22,000. The public is invited to attend and will have the opportunity to make oral and written comments on how the Revenue Sharing monies should be spent. Matt Winkel Budget Officer PUBLISHED: Bandon Western World April 3, 2014 (ID-20249778)

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Business “Sea World has given us a global platform to

present our powerful art to educate a world audience about how plastic pollution is posing a dangerous and perhaps catastrophic threat to the world’s oceans and sea life.” — Angela Haseltine Pozzi

Business Fair returns April 17 BANDON — Businesses will once again showcase their products and services at the second annual Bandon Chamber of Commerce Business Fair, to be held from 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at The Barn, 1200 11th St. S.W. in City Park. “The Bandon Chamber of Commerce wants to help promote and increase awareness of our businesses during the 2014 season,” said chamber executive director Julie Miller, “and we can think of no better way to do that than to make a positive and memorable impression on those

individuals, including front-line employees and volunteers, service organizations, chamber members and the public, who regularly help Bandon visitors access local goods and services.” More than 40 local businesses will be showcased at the event and each will offer giveaways, samples and promotional materials as well as a short presentation of what their business has to offer. The day also will feature prize drawings and a nohost wine and beer bar from 4 to 7 p.m. “This event was very

popular and well attended last year,” Miller said. The event represents an opportunity for local shoppers to get to know their retailers better and hear about new product offers, said Coastal Mist co-owner Kevin Shaw, chairman of the Bandon Business Fair. “This is the best opportunity to get to meet and learn about 40 of your neighborhood businesses in one room,” Shaw said. The public is invited to attend any time during the day or evening. For more information, contact the Chamber at 541-347-9616.

Sterling to become Banner Bank Contributed photo

Bandon puffin flies to SeaWorld This tufted puffin was created in Bandon with trash collected on local beaches and now is on display in SeaWorld in San Diego.

Washed Ashore sculptures installed at SeaWorld Bandon Western World

BANDON — A giant 16-foot-long parrot fish and an 8-foot-wide octopus, made of marine and ocean debris and created by, are part of a unique 12-sculpture presentation that premiered at SeaWorld Parks on March 21. The sculptures, built by South Coast community volunteers and guided by the hand of artist and veteran educator Angela Haseltine Pozzi, are designed to teach children and adults about the dangers to fish and sea life posed by the enormous amount of plastic debris and other pollution that exists in the world’s oceans and waterways. Four sculptures will be featured at SeaWorld Parks in Orlando, San Diego and San Antonio as part of SeaWorld’s 50th Anniversary “Sea of Surprises.” “SeaWorld has given us a global platform to present our powerful art to educate a world audience about how plastic pollution is posing a dangerous and perhaps catastrophic threat to the world’s oceans and sea life,” Pozzi said. In addition to the sculptures at SeaWorld, Washed Ashore has a traveling educational exhibit of up to 18 sculptures that continue to be placed at aquariums, zoos, museums, colleges and science centers. The exhibit uses its aesthetically powerful sculptures of sea life, including fish and turtles, to draw the attention of children and adults. Through educational signage and programs developed with the hosting venue, lessons are taught and the public becomes educated to a huge environmental problem that threatens us all. As an indication of the importance of the issue and Washed Ashore’s impact, The Smithsonian Institution

SOUTH COAST — Sterling Bank announced in a letter to its customers that it has entered into an agreement with Banner Bank to purchase Sterling’s branches in Bandon, Coquille, North Bend, Riddle and two branches in Coos Bay. The timeline for the Banner transition overlaps with Sterling Bank’s merger with Umpqua Bank. For a short time, customers will see the Umpqua brand in some places, the letter said. The Bandon, Coquille, North Bend, Riddle and two Coos Bay offices will remain branded as Sterling, but customers’

online and mobile banking experiences will have Umpqua branding. The turnover won’t take place until this summer. Customers can continue to use checks and debit cards without interruption until they receive new ones from Banner in early summer. Customers’ Sterling passwords and PINs will stay the same, as will online features and services. “You are and will remain a Sterling customer until the transition to Banner is complete,” the letter stated. During the transition period, when customers go to, they’ll see a pop-

up screen that will direct them to the transition site, ello-sterling. A special landing page will direct customers to any link they may need, as well as Sterling product and service information. Mobile banking can still be accessed through the app or mobile website. They will look slightly different. For more information, those interested can call their local branch the Customer Care Center at 800-650-7141. Customers may hear the Umpqua name when calling the Customer Care Center or accessing mobile banking.

New broker at United Country

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Gertrude the Penguin is on display at SeaWorld, San Antonio. recently wrote about the nonprofit’s art and education programs on its website. It also commissioned a Washed Ashore sculpture and teaching kit which is used to educate visitors at the museum’s Sant Ocean Hall in Washington, D.C. This summer Washed Ashore’s full traveling exhibit can be seen at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center and at The San Francisco Zoo, in addition to the special exhibit at SeaWorld Parks. For more information about Washed Ashore’s educational art, intern programs, booking its traveling exhibit or to order an environmental teaching sculpture for your institution or business, contact Frank Rocco, development director, at or by telephone: 415-847-1239.

BANDON — United Country-Bandon is pleased to announce the addition of a new real estate broker to the United Country team, Christina Coleman. Coleman was born and raised in Coos Bay until her teens. She then had the opportunity to experience and live in areas all over the western Coleman United States. In early 2006 she visited Bandon by the Sea. After her visit and falling in love with the small town, she decided to

move here and make it her home. Coleman has an experienced background in banking and finance along with a solid career in the service/hospitality occupation. Her one-on-one approach, professionalism and comfortable demeanor make her an ideal real estate broker to assist you with your real estate requirements, according to a press release. Coleman looks forward to creating lasting relationships and her never-ending goal to exceed the expectations of her customers and clients. Anyone thinking of buying or selling real estate can contact Coleman at 541-260-6933.

Ready, Set, Start Your Business workshop BAY — COOS Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Small Business Development Center is offering people a chance to explore their dreams of starting a business. The Southwestern SBDC is offering a workshop titled “Ready Set Start Your Business” each week in April 2014. The two-hour workshop provides information

on important steps that can contribute to a new venture’s success. Participants learn about licensing, business structure, financing, business planning, a personal readiness checklist, business resources and more. Participants can choose from any one of the following dates: ■ Thursday, April 10, from 10 a.m.-noon ■ Wednesday, April 16,

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from 6-8 p.m. ■ Friday, April 25, from 9-11 a.m. ■ Wednesday, April 30, from 10 a.m.-noon A fee of $20 per person covers materials. Advance registration is required. Contact the Southwestern SBDC at 541-7566866 or email Mary Loiselle at for more information and to register.

The new Coos Historical and Maritime Center

will help us teach children and enlighten visitors, and help all of us understand more about ourselves. Contribute by

May 1, 2014 and have your name permanently recognized. Call for details (541) 756-6320.

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Parrot Fish This Washed Ashore-created Parrot Fish at SeaWorld in Orlando is helping teach visitors about the hazards of ocean debris.

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Thursday, April 3, 2014

Brothers place in tourney Bandon Western World

By Lou Sennick, Bandon Western World

Splash Logan Shea lands in the pit during the boys long jump competition at Marshfield's Icebreaker meet. Shea finished eighth in the event for The Tigers.

Santoro is 3A leader in 3,000 Bandon Western World

It’s early in the season, but several Bandon students are ranked in the Class 3A top 10 for events, led by Aida Santoro in the 3,000 meters. The sophomore ranks first in the event with her time from the Marshfield Icebreaker meet. She won that race in a time of 11 minutes, 33.05 seconds. Hannah Smith ranks third in the triple jump with her mark of 32-03⁄4. Sarah Cutler ranks ninth in the 1,500 with her time of 5:31.52. For the boys, Mitchell Brown ranks eighth in the 100 meters with his time of 12.04 seconds. Brown, Logan Shea, Shannon Forty and Jacob Taylor rank fourth in the 4x100 relay (47.07), while Brown, Shea, Forty and Brody Montgomery rank seventh in the 4x400 relay (3:55.36). The Tigers competed in North Bend on (results Wednesday

weren’t available by press time) and are among teams in the Coquille Twilight meet on Friday. Bandon hosts its own Small Schools Invitational next Friday, with field events starting at 4 p.m. and running events starting at 5. Pacific, Myrtle Point, Gold Beach, Canyonville Christian and Riddle will join the Tigers.

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL A short-handed Bandon baseball team lost both its games in the Umpqua Valley Spring Break Tournament, while four of the senior starters were in Hawaii for a spring break trip. The Tigers fell 30-7 to Monroe and 14-4 to host UVC, though the team played much better in the second game, coach Jay Ferrell said. He praised the young players who were thrust into duty in new positions, including a few in their first baseball games

at the high school level. Shawn Hammonds and Tristan Green both had hits in their first official at-bats for the Tigers. In the second game, Quinn Hamblin had a double and scored two runs. Kohl Watson, who had just joined the team after the state dance championships, had a single and a stolen base at the plate and played shortstop the first game and catcher the second so Coleton Jackson could pitch. Jackson had a strong game, Ferrell said, adding Quentin Coomer pitched well the first game, but was hampered by errors from the defense. visit The Tigers Reedsport today — the game originally had been scheduled for Friday. The baseball and softball teams both have a doubleheader at Oakland starting at noon Saturday. Next week, they host Gold Beach on Tuesday and the team hosts softball Waldport on Monday.

Bennett earns win, save for WVU Bandon Western World

Conference. Bennett has picked off one batter and allowed one stolen base. Bennett transferred to West Virginia after two years at Feather River College in California. He helped lead the team to regional and conference championships both seasons and was the Golden Valley Conference pitcher of the year in 2012 and a first-team selection both years. In 2012, he had 10 wins and 65 strikeouts. In 2013, he went 5-16 in 13 starts with three complete games and an impressive 2.43 ERA.

Bandon graduate Mike Bennett is off to a solid start in his junior baseball season at West Virginia University. The pitcher has made seven appearances for the Mountaineers, including one start. He has 14 strikeouts in 18.2 innings pitched and has given up 12 hits and eight walks. Bennett has a 1-0 record and also has one save in relief. Bennett has a 3.38 earned run average for the Mountaineers, who have a 15-8 record overall and are 2-0 in the Big 12

A pair of brothers from Bandon were among more than 15 students from Coquille Martial Arts who competed in a recent tournament hosted by the school in Coquille. Coquille Martial Arts and CREATE Martial Booster Club co-hosted the traditional martial arts tournament, drawing competitors from Oregon and Washington. Jacob Valleli, age 13, place first in sparring and second in both forms and weapons in the advanced division for his age group. Luke Valleli, age 9, was second in weapons and third in sparring and traditional forms, also competing in the advanced division of his age group. In a traditional tournament, the focus is on the older forms styles with traditionally weighted weapons, fewer gymnastics forms, and lightpoint contact sparring to show off clean technique and good control. “We believe it is important to focus first and foremost on the traditional aspects of any art, in order to learn the

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Kick dodger Jacob Valleli of Bandon dodges a kick attempt by Amy Kelly of Medford during the recent tournament at Coquille. techniques used for selfdefense,” said Karen Saxton of Coquille Martial Arts. The Vallelis are veterans of tournament competition, while many of the students were in their first tournament. The event was the first tournament of the spring season, and Coquille Martial Arts has plans to attend several more, including two that are strictly taekwondo events with Olympic-style sparring, as well as the Pacific

Jewel Tournament in Portland. Coquille Martial Arts believes that competing in different styles gives students flexibility both physically and mentally, Saxton said. The next event Coquille hosts is its popular fall tournament, to be held Nov. 8 at Coquille Community Center. The Karate Booster Club used the event partly as a way to raise funds for scholarships for students who can’t afford to enter tournaments.

Early relay deadline is Friday Roseburg to Coos Bay race is April 19 Bandon Western World

The 37th edition of the Roseburg to Coos Bay Relay will be held on Saturday, April 19. The early entry deadline for hte race is Friday. After that, the registretion fee increases from $32 to $37 per runner. Five-person teams will cover the 67-mile course, with each team member running three legs varying in length from 3 to 6 miles. The relay route follows the historic Coos Bay Wagon Road, which travels through remote and sparsely populated areas of the Oregon Coast Range. The beautiful scenery and peaceful solitude of the little-used road provides a stimulating background for the race. The event begins with a staggered start in Roseburg, with the teams having the slowest predicted times starting first. There will also be a 23mile walk relay that starts at LaVerne County Park on the North Fork of the

Coquille River. It follows the scenic North Fork for about 5 miles and joins the relay course at Fairview. The South Coast Running Club and Camp Millennium Committee sponsor the event. It is a benefit for the camp, which provides a summer camping and recreational experience for children living with cancer. For details and an entry form, visit or call 541-267-6329 or 541-

756-1589. The early registration deadline for the event is April 5. No entries are accepted after April 12.

Salmon Creek The annual Salmon Creek Run is Saturday in Powers. The 5-kilometer and 10-kilometer races start at 10 a.m. at the corner of Hemlock Street and Second Avenue. The entry fee is $5 for adults and $3 for students under 19.

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Family Fun Day special fishing event Saturday Local lakes: Last week we received good reports from anglers trout fishig from the boat launch pier at Bradley Lake. The recently stocked trout have been sticking around the pier area, which has made it easy for bank anglers to target them. Anglers have been catching the trout on Power Bait, Pautzke salmon eggs and small spinners. This week Bradley Lake is scheduled to receive 3,000 additional rainbow trout. A family event is scheduled this Saturday, April 5, at middle Empire Lake located near Southwestern Oregon Community College. The ODFW is partnering with the Child Advocacy Center to host the event, which is part of the annual Family Fun Day. The event features a clinic where families learn about fishing. Once completing the clinic, kids can fish from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in

an enclosure in the lake that will Coos and Tenmile river systems. FISHING be stocked with 6,000 rainbow The majority of steelhead will be REPORT trout. This is one of the best dark and ready to spawn or community events of the year, post-spawn fish. The best said Tom Rumreich, ODFW places to catch hatchery steelSTEP biologist. There’s fishing, head this time of year will be fun and many giveaways. near the acclimation sites. Local rivers : Even though Spring salmon fishing was river levels were high on the starting to pick up on the mainlower Rogue River last weekstem of the Umpqua River end, plunkers managed to catch before last week’s big rain. One a few spring salmon. Anglers angler reported catching his are using darker colored Spin TONY limit of two fish on an anchovy Glos in the early morning hours ROSZKOWSKI and a pink and black Spin Glo. and lighter colors like Grey Fishing should get back on track Ghost or Brown Trout during this week as river levels drop. ficc Ocean: A series of storms last Pacifi the day. As river levels drop this week week hampered any effort by sport spring salmon fishing should improve. Most anglers have put away their boaters looking to rock fish or salmon steelhead gear even though there are still fish. Surf and jetty fishing has also been fish available to harvest on the Coquille,






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affected by the tough weather conditions. fissh: Crabbing on the South Area shellfi Coast has remained slow because of the large amount of rainfall this spring. Clam diggers are reporting excellent bay clamming in the Charleston area and along Cape Arago Highway. Coos Bay is home to a large population of bay clams, which include cockles, little neck, butter, gaper and soft-shell clams. The daily limit is 20 clams, of which 12 may be gaper clams. Tony Roszkowski owns and operates Port O’ Call — — on the Bandon waterfront. Many South Coast anglers rely on his fish and shellfish reports. Hear more from Tony on ‘Oregon Outdoors’ Thursdays on KWRO 6130 AM. Email your report to tonyscrabshack7@


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