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Inside this edition:

Summer signups begin, see page A2 for the full story

Facade program expands, see page A10 for the story

Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .A2 Bandon Police Log. . . . . . . . A6 Opinion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .A4

Arts and Entertainment . . . A5 Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .B1 Classifieds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .B3

Bandon’s Quonset hut torn down By Amy Moss Strong and Jim Proehl Bandon Western World

BANDON — Social media was abuzz May 8 over the demolition of the building known by most residents as the Quonset hut at Bandon Heights, which was used by the Bandon School District for several functions and under a variety of names over its 65-year history. People came by to take a last photo in front of the building where they attended elementary school at what was then called Bandon

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A contractor finishes the demolition of the Quonset hut at Bandon Heights on May 8. A new, similar building will be erected in its place.

Heights School. Others took away a brick as a memento. Photos of classes in front of the building were posted and comments lamented the end of an era, though the building hasn’t been used for anything other than storage and as a batting cage for many years. “Now this makes me feel old,”

Contributed photo by Jim Proehl

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Emergency preparedness: Are we ready for a disaster?

Ocean Crest could collapse By Amy Moss Strong Bandon Western World

Photo by Amy Moss Strong

Disaster exercise Community Emergency Response Team members work together during a mock disaster as part of their CERT final last December. Classes were held weekly for about three months at the Bandon Fire Hall and included about 30 members.

You will be on your own By Amy Moss Strong Bandon Western World

BANDON — It’s not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when. A major local earthquake is predicted to happen along the Cascadia Subduction Zone off Bandon’s coast in the Pacific Ocean, which will then set off a tsunami within minutes. While scientists don’t all agree exactly when this might happen, or to what degree, all do agree that it’s just a matter of time. And, according to similar historic events, the South Coast is overdue. Those who think the recent “little” quakes that have occurred right along the fault line are relieving the pressure, think again. The little quakes are only a few miles down, but the Cascadia fault line is many miles deep. When it goes, the quake and resulting tsunami will be very large. Since roads and bridges will be impassable, and electric, water, sewer will be out, people must be prepared to camp out for a time before any help arrives. Are you prepared? While there is a multitude of informa-

tion surrounding this topic, in addition to regular presentations by experts, many people still seem unable to grasp the importance of preparing. Studies have shown that in the devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan in 2011, those who were prepared fared much better than those who weren’t. The Japanese government also had put into place safeguards that helped with a quicker recovery following the quake and lessened the death toll, which still was huge.

So what are you waiting for? One of the major messages state and local governments have been giving is that when the event happens, residents will be on their own. They can’t expect to be taken care of by city, county, state or national agencies, especially in the first days and even weeks following a devastating quake and tsunami. Residents must prepare for themselves. And it’s not that difficult.

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Disaster Movie Night intended to foster discussion Southwestern Oregon Preppers and the city of Bandon will be hosting a Disaster Movie Night at 7 p.m. Friday, May 23, at the Bandon Public Library Sprague Room, 1204 11th St. SW. Admission is free. The movie is “Earthquake 10.5” and is described as, “An earthquake reaching a 10.5 magnitude strikes the West Coast of the

U.S. and Canada. A large portion of land falls into the ocean, and the situation is worsened by aftershocks and tsunami.” After the movie ends, there will be an open discussion to determine what residents should and shouldn’t do in a similar disaster. This is a free public meeting to get

to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas. It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not to depend on receiving outside help. Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or

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BANDON — What if the worstcase scenario happened: A 9.2 magnitude quake followed 8-15 minutes later by a tsunami at high tide during a weekday — a school day? What would happen to the children attending public schools in Bandon? That scenario is more than a possibility, according to some experts. Some local parents, teachers and administrators feel the school district hasn’t done enough to safeguard students when the “big one” hits the South Coast. About 35 people attended a meeting Thursday at The Barn, organized by parent Jaime Sterling, a member of the Ocean Crest Elementary School safety committee. Coos County Emergency Coordinator Mike Murphy gave updated information regarding a local earthquake and tsunami, which are considered overdue to hit the South Coast. Murphy and Sterling believe Ocean Crest, built in 1937, has a high probability — some experts have said 100 percent — of collapse in the case of a major earthquake. In addition, Ocean Crest is in the tsunami inundation zone on recently updated maps prepared by experts, meaning a series of giant waves created by the earthquake will make their way up Gross Creek and right into Ocean Crest. An evaluation of Bandon schools was issued in 2006, directed by DOGAMI using “rapid visual screening” of buildings for potential seismic hazards. That report suggested that while Ocean Crest had a 100 percent probability of collapse, BHS has a 32 percent chance and HLMS 10 percent, not including the gyms. “Most of us live and work in buildings that aren’t up to code,”

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EDUCATION Bandon Summer Recreation program sign-ups

Photo by Amy Moss Strong

On to nationals! BHS Speech Team members, from left, Stephanie Gordon, Jenn Winchell and Autumn Moss-Strong will compete in the National Forensic League tournament June 16-21 in Overland Park, Kan.

BANDON — Sign-ups for the Bandon Summer Recreation program will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, at the Ocean Crest Elementary School cafeteria. The program offers many activities daily, including swimming lessons in Coos Bay/North Bend, fun swims, bowling, roller skating, arts and crafts, field trips and outdoor activities. The program begins June 16 and runs through

Aug. 8. Boe Pickett has been hired as this year’s director. Programs will be distributed to kindergarten through sixth grade at school. Registrations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis on May 21. Additional programs are available at Harbor Lights office, Ocean Crest office, Bandon City offices and the Bandon Public Library. For more information, call Summer Recreation

coordinator Sue Beedle at 541-404-2056. In addition, the Bandon School District summer free lunch program continues from June 16 to Aug. 8 and is available to any child through age 18 regardless of whether they are enrolled in the Summer Recreation program. Lunch will be available from 11:30-12:30 daily and prepared by Sharon Haga and staff.

Sweet Speeches to raise funds NHS to induct new members for national tournament

BANDON — Sweet Stephanie, Jeneveve and Autumn will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 22, at the Sprague Community Theater, 1202 11th St. SW. During this sweet celebration of this year’s accomplishments, the Bandon High School Speech Team will present their favorite award-winning speeches, which include Leo McGeehon and Trenten Gagnon’s dual interpretation “Spaceballs”; Jeneveve Winchell’s humorous interpretation, “Once Upon a Mattress”; Jeneveve Winchell and Autumn Moss-Strong’s dual interpretation,“The Unknown Part of the Ocean”; and Stephanie Gordon’s dramatic interpretation, “Ronald Reagan Hates Your Ugly Mother.” Gordon also will present some of her originally written spoken word poetry.

Special guest speakers are Wlnsvey Campos with a cutting from “The Funny Thing Is” by Ellen Degeneres, and Chelsea Hill and Tyler Wiprud who will present “Wildwood Park” by Doug Wright. Hill, Campos and Wiprud, former BHS Speech Team captains, are currently members of the Pacific University Speech and Debate team. The three represented Bandon in 2012 at the National Forensic League high school tournament. They give back to the team by judging tournaments and helping coach this year’s team. A silent auction is planned to raise funds for the trip to the National Forensic League tournament. Auction items include crocheted hats, Bear Creek Creations shirts and folk art style

chairs painted by members of speech team, among other items. “This is the community’s opportunity to join the fun, see the excellence in performance that affords BHS continued success and to support the BHS speech team,” coach Ellen Howard said. “Please consider donating auction items, buying tickets to see the dynamic team in action and inviting friends. This event will be inspirational as we send off Stephanie, Jeneveve and Autumn to nationals as well as recognize the three seniors, Stephanie Gordon, Alaina Russell and Jeneveve Winchell, as they graduate.” Tickets, $10 for adults and $5 for students, are available from BHS speech team members, by calling Howard at 541347-4413, ext. 455, or at the door.

National Hospital Week MAY 14-17, 2014 Southern Coos Hospital salutes our dedicated staff who, day in & day out, support the health of our community through compassionate professional medical care, constant innovation & unwavering, unmatched dedication. And we thank the community for your support.

Fourteen Bandon High School students will be inducted into the National Honor Society at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 21, in the BHS library. Parents and the public are welcome to attend. As a member of National Honor Society, students are required to complete two service projects a year, including participation in freshman

orientation in the fall and the school-wide community service day and/or senior project. Typically, members find other ways to volunteer as well, according to Cindy Edson NHS advisor for BHS. In addition, members are expected to model the values of NHS: Scholarship, character, leadership and service. NHS president Alaina

Local students to graduate from Oregon State University CORVALLIS — Oregon State University will hold its 145th commencement on Saturday, June 14, beginning at 10:30 a.m. in Reser Stadium. The commencement speaker is Ann A. Kiessling, director of the independent Bedford Stem Cell Research Foundation and a leader in both stem cell research and reproductive biology. She also will receive an honorary doctorate from the university. Commencement is free and open to the pub-

lic; no tickets are necessary. More information about OSU’s graduation is available online at: vents/commencement/ Local students graduating this June from Oregon State include:

Bandon Jackelyn A. Brown , Bachelor of Science, exercise and sport science. C hristina A. Crawford , Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, veterinary medicine-DVM.

Hayley Moore, a senior studying international studies: The Middle East with a minor in Turkish language, was named to the President’s List at Portland State University

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UO announces winter Dean’s List EUGENE — Each term, the University of Oregon names its top students to the Dean’s List in recognition of their academic achievements. The Dean’s List is compiled for fall, winter and spring terms. To qualify, a student must be an admitted undergraduate and complete at least 15 credits for the term; 12 of the 15 credits must be graded with a 3.75 GPA or better. During the 2014 winter term, 1,543 UO students qualified for this honor. Total undergraduate enrollment for the term was 19,724.

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PUBLIC RECORD Budget Committees to meet

Preppers will meet at Bullards on May 17

School District The Bandon School District will hold a Budget Committee Meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 15, in the District Cafeteria, 435 Ninth Street SW. This is the second budget committee meeting for the School District. A copy of the budget is available at the district office.

BANDON — Southwestern Oregon Preppers will be holding a meeting at noon Saturday, May 17, at Bullards Beach State Park, 52470 Highway 101 North in Bandon. This month's meeting will be skills building and practice, including knot tying, paracord usage, hobo/rocket stoves, bandanas, bugout bag inspection, outdoor shelters using tarps, map reading, etc. There also will be a SWOP-SWAP meet to practice bartering skills. Please only prepping related items and no cash transactions.

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BANDON — BandonCares is inviting nonprofit organizations in the community to another of its semiannual networking dinners. The May 20, event is “Bringing Funders to You.” The dinner will be held at the Bandon Community Center/The Barn. Doors will open at 5 p.m. A dinner buffet will be provided. The meeting begins at 5:30 and will include a short presentation from each of the guest funders followed by an opportunity to meet with them in small groups to learn more. Representatives from The Ford Family Foundation, the Oregon

Community Foundation, the Coquille Tribal Community Fund and the Wild Rivers Coast Alliance have confirmed they’ll be attending. They will each share their respective organization’s mission, funding policies and grant cycles. This is an opportunity to meet the people who are evaluating your grant proposals and get their perspective. Plenty of time will be left for small groups to interact with each speaker.

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Weather spotter training offered The National Weather Service invites weather watchers to a severe weather spotter training class. This training will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 21, at the historic Coast Guard Building upstairs in Port of Bandon’s conference room at 390 First Street SW, and is sponsored by the Port of Bandon.

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OBITUARY Sylvia “Lucy” Lucinda Wallace October 30, 1926 – April 26, 2014 Private family services and a private family interment has been held for Sylvia “Lucy” Lucinda Wallace, 87, of Scappoose at Masonic Cemetery in Coquille. She died of heart failure at a rest home in St. Helens. Sylvia Lucinda Walllace, commonly known as “Lucy” was born in Dorena on Oct., 30, 1926, to Oscar and Ruby (Strain) Starrett. She lived most of her life in Oregon and was a former resident of Bandon. She and Dewight Wallace were married June 14, 1946, in Coquille. They were together for 64 years when Dewight died on May 27, 2010. Lucy worked many years as a waitress at Fraser’s (Jerry’s) Restrauant in Bandon. She also worked in a restaurant in downtown Bandon, and was a Cub Scout leader for many years.


Lucy is survived by two children, Sylvia Renee Borreson of Orange, Va., and Gary Howard Wallace of Ava, Mo.; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She and Dewight raised their two children in Bandon. Lucy was preceded in death by her parents; husband Dewight; two sisters, Loretta Wodkins and Gloria May Wodkins Wilson; a brother, Lyman “Swede” Starrett. Lucy’s family will sorely miss her as she was the matriarch of her family. The family suggests memorial contributions to The American Cancer Society, 31 W 6th St. Medford, OR, 97501. Sign the online guestbook at

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A public meeting of the Southern Coos Health District Budget Committee, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015, will be at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 15, at the Southern Coos Hospital conference room, 900 11th St. SE. The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and comment from the public. This is a public meeting where deliberation of the budget committee will take place. Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the committee. Copies of the budget will be available beginning May 12 at Southern Coos Hospital between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

SWOP meetings always start with a question-and-answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate. This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas. It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not to depend on receiving outside help. Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or

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Letters Mosquito preferences I recently read that mosquitos have a preference to type O blood and women that are pregnant. There should be a PSA (Public Service Announcement) for Bandon’s residents and Bandon’s visitors that this year’s mosquito infestation is on its way. Just because you have a blood type other than type O and you are not pregnant does not guarantee that you will not be bitten. Please use caution during this season’s invasion. Wayne Miller Bandon

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Manager responds to letter In response to Nancy Evans’ letter to the editor in last week’s Bandon Western World regarding food hubs, I do not believe the problem here has anything to do with the mayor or city councilors or city staff being factual. The problem is that the letter to the editor Nancy Evans placed in last week’s Bandon Western World newspaper was not factual. First of all, and contrary to her concluding statements in that letter, the current administration has never “frowned on” the idea of a food hub, but has in fact always been very supportive of the idea. Second, Evans previously promoted only the development of an organic warehouse, whereas the current thinking has evolved to encompass the “food hub” concept. Third, the City Council has continuously exhibited its long-term support for a large number of local efforts to provide food through their many years of financial contributions and subsidies of Community Center kitchen and dining room costs for the Senior Nutrition Program, the Everyone at the Table (EAT) hot meals program, Coastal Harvest food bank, and the annual Thanksgiving and Christmas community meals. Fourth, over the last two years, the city expanded its support for the food industry through the expenditure of over $1 million in Urban Renewal funds for public improvements which leveraged additional private sector investments by the Face Rock Creamery to develop the new cheese factory in Bandon. Fifth, the City Council just recently eliminated the old outdated Woolen Mill Plan and amended the zoning code for the Woolen Mill industrial area to remove a large number of impediments and overly complicated regulations, thereby expanding the area and ease by which the private sector could establish a food hub and other food related businesses. Sixth, Evans was against the city’s efforts to expand the food industry as evidenced by her opposition to those changes. And seventh, Evans has apparently now seen the light and has come to realize that private sector investment is the key to the success of any food hub development, which has actually been the true position of the “current administration” for the last 20 years. As she stated in the email she sent last Friday to the South Coast Development Council and Wild Rivers Coast Alliance, “Hi, I left the conversation in Florence early to get back to work! I really liked the speaker from MMT. So current and right on. But ‘private money’ seems to be the only route he thinks that makes business sense. So I am totally into the concept of private investors now.” Has Evans ever thought of perhaps joining with, instead of fighting against, the efforts of the city and other organizations to promote expansion of the food industry in Bandon? I believe that would be a much better use of her extensive knowledge and talents than her constant grousing, grumbling and accusing. Matt Winkel City Manager City of Bandon

Lions say thank you The Bandon Lions Club thanks all who supported the 21st annual Lions Club International District 36-E Convention, held recently at the Bandon Community Center. Lions Clubs from all over Oregon and parts of California attended, and called it one of the most memorable conventions yet. They were impressed by the venue, catered meals, and Bandon’s trademark hospitality. We are still receiving compliments on a job well done, due in no small part to financial and in-kind support from the following businesses: Bain Insurance Agency; Bandon Crossings; Bandon Inn; Bandon Mercantile Company; Bandon True Value; Bandon Vision Center; Best Western Inn at Face Rock;

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By the Sea Treasures; Edgewaters; Dan Farmer-State Farm Insurance; Edward Jones; First American Title; Kimberly’s Book Nook; Lord Bennett’s; Minute Café; Pacific Blues; River View Gems and Gifts; Second Street Gallery; Southern Oregon Lions Sight and Hearing Center; Sunset Lodging; Table Rock Motel; The Station Restaurant; The Cobbler’s Bench; The Inner Garden; The Toy Room, Tony’s Crab Shack; The Bandon Card and Gift Shoppe; and Vend West Services. We would also like to thank Sharon Haga and her crew for the most amazing meals. Take it from me, “those meatballs are incredible.” The banquet catered by Edgewaters put the crowning touch on an excellent convention. You could tell all the food was delicious because as soon as everyone sat down to eat, all you heard was forks hitting the plates. Thank you all again for your hard work! The Bandon Lions Club is part of a global service network that helps communities all over the world. As Lions, We Serve! Jeremy Brunner Bandon Lions Club

Coaching team is rewarding I want to personally thank this community for your ongoing support of the Bandon High School Speech team. In the 15 years I have coached the BHS Speech team, I have been inspired, encouraged and amazed at the talents and growth that competitive speech affords each participant. I am honored to coach the BHS speech and debate team, and delighted in watching them grow from the motley crew in September to the close-knit family now. They didn’t start out state champions. They developed into fearless speakers and extraordinary communicators bit by bit as they spoke for the Lions, Kiwanis and Rotary clubs, as they competed in round after round on Oregon high school and college campuses, and as they performed at the Sprague Community Theater for Sweet Speeches over the years. This year we have Jeneveve Winchell and Autumn Moss-Strong who qualified in dual interpretation for the National Forensic League National tournament along with Stephanie Gordon, who qualified for the second year in dramatic interpretation. In addition,

second place state champions in dual interpretation are Leo McGeehon and Trenten Gagnon. As a community, we have seen evidence of excellence in speaking and the inspiration it brings. I would like to personally invite you to Sweet Stephanie, Jeneveve and Autumn, which will be presented at the Sprague Community Theater on Thursday, May 22. Along with the evening’s entertainment, we will have a silent auction to raise funds to cover the cost for the team’s traveling this year as well as for the week-long national tournament which will be held in Overland Park, Kansas in June. I have always told my team that the awards are a smokescreen and the real rewards are the growth in character, confidence, creativity and yes, communication excellence. If you have been blessed by the BHS speech team, please consider supporting us through your attendance at Sweet Speeches, donating an auction item, and/or adopting a speaker. Tickets are available from team members, at the high school office, or at the door. Speech changes and enriches lives. It has mine. Ellen Howard BHS Speech Team coach

Shala has earned our trust Shala McKenzie-Kudlac deserves our support and has earned our trust. Shala has handled a variety of cases and projects, ranging from estate planning, land use issues, real estate, contract litigation, family law and landlord/tenant problems, just to mention a few. Some of you may even know Shala as the city attorney for the city of Port Orford, and as assistant attorney for the city of Bandon, which positions she currently holds. She also holds the positions of assistant county counsel for Curry County, as well as legal counsel for the North Bend city/Coos-Curry housing authorities. In addition to all of these duties, she still makes time to be a member of the Foster Care Review Board, as well as serving as a volunteer on the Oregon Community Foundation. Needless to say, this all takes a very organized and well balanced person. Please join me in voting for Shala McKenzie-Kudlac as Circuit Court judge, 15th Judicial District, position 6. Sammie Arzie Coos Bay

Building your kit, part 3 This is part three in a seven-part cates and titles to your vehicles. DISASTER series on building your kit. It seems 6. Regular, unscented, housePREPAREDNESS FOR THE REST OF US that lots of folks don’t know where hold bleach for purifying water. to start or what items to include in Also pick up an eyedropper.Experts their kit. How about sitting down with your recommend 16 drops of bleach to purify family and make a list of what you would one gallon of water. need if you couldn’t go to the store or get to 7. Juice. Get the single-servings as the bank for several days? Then go to work refrigeration may not be available and bit by bit, build your kit. It can be a fun 8. Nutrition/high energy bars Tips family project that has an added benefit of Plan and discuss how you would evacuoffering a greater piece of mind when a disDAVE ate your home in the event of a sudden aster does strike. Besides, everyone is ROBINSON emergency. invested in the project. Tap water may need to be purified with Building a kit following this seven-part, step-by-step plan will give you the basics. You will bleach in the event of a disaster. Consider purchashave a 72-hour kit.It is my experience that most kits ing or building a stand-alone water filter. (Email me expand over time and eventually you will want to for a free set of plans to build an effective, low-cost have a 14-day kit on hand, but this is a good begin- filter.) Plan to have at least one can of meat or meat ning. Things to buy for Week Three: entree for each family member per day. Select two places to meet with your family after 1. Dust filter masks. Look for the ones rated “N95”, they are designed to keep out airborne dust, an emergency or disaster-one near your home and one outside of your neighborhood in case its not safe pollen and possibly protection from disease. to return. 2. Whistle to signal for help. As always, send your comments or questions to 3.Finish buying water,at least one gallon per Previous columns son per day. be found at my blog at 4. Cash. Set aside as much as you can reasonably can afford. Small bills are best. During a widespread power outage your debit card is of no value. Neither (Dave Robinson is Bandon’s postmaster and has is the money you have stashed in a savings account. 5. Make copies of your important family docu- worked for the postal service for 30 years. He has a ments. You can scan them to a flash drive and store background in law enforcement, served in the Air in either a “go bag” or other safe location away from Force in Vietnam, worked nine years for the Coos your home.These documents may include copies of County Sheriff’s Office and serves on the Myrtle insurance policies, deeds, passports, birth certifi- Point School Board, where he lives.)

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In and Around Bandon Animal Shelter fundraiser dinner, music Animal Shelter Aid, a benefit for the Coos County Animal Shelter, will be held Saturday, May 17, at The Barn/Bandon Community Center, 1200 11th St. SW in Bandon City Park. Enjoy a family dinner with food catered by Black Market Gourmet (vegetarian option available), silent auction, door prizes and a no-host bar. Live music will be provided by Done Deal, with guest appearance by singer/songwriter Tanya DePoalo. Tickets cost $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 and younger. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with dinner at 6:30 p.m. The silent auction ends at 8:30 p.m. Proceeds go directly to improving the Coos County Animal Shelter to make animals more comfortable during their stay, as well as helping with medical needs for the animals. For more information, contact Stacy Hoover at 541297-5115.

Acclaimed pianist to perform Saturday The passionate, lyrical and elegant virtuosity of internationally acclaimed pianist Liana Forest and her Swinging Symphonette will be presented by Bandon Showcase at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at the Sprague Community Theater in Bandon. Combining great classical masterpieces with brilliant styles of jazz and pop, Liana Forest and her Swinging Symphonette include pieces such as the haunting melodies of Rachmaninoff and Chopin to modern renditions of Bach and Beethoven. Her repertoire brings such classics as the brilliant exuberance of “Rhapsody in Blue” to the tuneful gusto of “West Side Story” closer to today’s listener as she dazzles and entertains. Russian born and trained, Forest has appeared in concerts throughout the world, receiving acclaim for her virtuoso skills, musical insight and warm stage presence. The Sprague Community Theater is located in Bandon City Park, 1202 11th St. SW. Reserved seats cost $25 each and tickets are available at Bandon Mercantile, 541-347-4341 or at the door. For more information, call 541-347-SHOW or visit

Dance performance at Sprague on Friday Sweet Inspirations Dance Academy presents “Inspire” a dance exhibition, at 6 p.m. Friday, May 16, at the Sprague Theater in Bandon, 1202 11th St. SW. in City Park. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for children 10 and younger and are available at the door. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Sweet Inspirations is located at 41 W. Second St. in Coquille. Owner Kristel Hendricks teaches ballet, tap, hip-hop and jazz/contemporary style dancing to ages 4 to adult. Hendricks started taking dance class at age 3 and has been dancing for about 25 years. She studied under numerous different instructors in many different styles of dance, then majored in dance at Lane Community College in Eugene. She has been teaching professionally for four years. “This is a new studio with a large enough space for dancers to really thrive at their art form,” Hendricks said. “There will be registration for summer classes at the show May 16 and at the studio starting May 26, as well as an open house during the Gay ‘90s celebration. “My goal is not only to teach dance, but to help build self confidence and encourage team work and leadership through dance,” Hendricks said. “I have been able to watch my students not only become better dancers, but also better, more confident and happy people. I love doing what I do and I hope to continue to contribute to the community through dance.” For more information, call Hendricks at 541-294-2087.

Auditions for ‘Cinderella’ New Artists Productions will be conducting auditions for “Cinderella” from 1-3:30 p.m. Sunday, May 18, at the Sprague Community Theater. Those who cannot make this audition time, are asked to contact Anita Almich for information. This version of “Cinderella” was written by Dan Almich, to accommodate the many players who have expressed interest. Stories can be told dozens, even hundreds, of different ways. So it’s always exciting to listen or see stories you are familiar with, being told with different interpretations, Almich said. “We hope to fill the many parts written for the play with an enthusiastic, energetic, and excited actor,” commented Anita Almich, codirector of the play. Cast ages will range from grades 1 through 12 and will consist of actors from all over the South Coast. “Cinderella” is a show everyone can enjoy, no matter what their age. If you haven’t experienced the story recently, you owe it to yourself to return to this fairytale land. “Cinderella” runs July 11-13 and July 18 -20, at the Sprague Community Theater with Show times on Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m., Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. For more information, contact Anita Almich at 541-347-2517.

Auditions for ‘Hello Dolly’ continue Auditions for the upcoming Bandon Playhouse musical production of “Hello, Dolly!” will be held from 6-9 p.m. Monday, May 19, at the Sprague Theater, 1202 11th Ave. SE in Bandon City Park. There are 17 roles available for both men and women, in addition to roles for extras as townspeople and waiters who dance and sing in the street and restaurant scenes. Young men are especially encouraged to audition. Those auditioning are asked to prepare a song (preferably not from “Hello Dolly”) and bring the sheet music or an instrumental CD to the audition. The audition is to showcase singing range as well as acting ability and everyone, from experienced to novice, teenage and older, is welcome. Some simple dance steps will be taught at auditions. The show will be directed by Playhouse past president Richard Robinett and produced by Playhouse veteran Lorna Salt. Rehearsals will start two weeks after auditions and will be held evenings three to four days a week on weekdays until tech week. The show will run Aug. 15, 16 and 17; Aug. 22, 23 and 24; and Aug. 29, 30 and 31. For more information, call Robinett at 541-3471292.

BLFF Author Night features Baake Author Night at the Bandon Library will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, May 19. Tom Baake is an author and publisher of regional guidebooks and writes a weekly column about fun local activities. His original book, “Out Our Back Door, Oregon South Coast Driving Tours and Day Hikes,” was first published in 1997. It is now in its third edition. Updates and additional information were added to

each successive volume. Other books include “Oregon South Coast Canoe and Kayak Guide” (with Myrtle Point-based paddler Ron Wardman) and “Oregon South Coast bicycle Ride Guide.” Baake also works with Bandon cartographer Ned Reed on a variety of projects, including Reed’s popular series of Oregon Coast shipwreck charts. Baake will discuss local and regional driving tours, hiking trails, bicycle routes and paddling opportunities. There is no cost to attend this program. Everyone is welcome and refreshments will be served. Author Night is sponsored by Bandon Library Friends and Foundation.

May art at the Bandon library The Afterschool Arts and Culture Club and the Go Native Mural project will display paintings, drawings, and sculpture through May in the hall and glass cases at the Bandon Public Library, 1204 11th St. SW in Bandon City Park. The artwork was created by fifth to eighth graders during after school enrichment classes. Art from BHS art students who worked with Vicki Affatati to create the Go Native Mural also will be highlighted. A public reception for the community will be held from 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, in the library Sprague Room.

Spinners to meet No Lazy Kates will be spinning at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at the Wool Company, 990 U.S. Highway 101 in Bandon. Visitors are welcome. Call Isabel Buschman at 541-347-3115 for more information.

Miniature show at Art by the Sea The fifth annual Miniature and Small Works exhibition show is on display at Art by the Sea Gallery through June. For more information, call 541-347-5355. Art by the Sea Gallery and Studio is located at 175 Second St., Old Town Bandon.

Life Cycle of a Painting,” show by Victoria Tierney, illustrates the process of a painting from birth to death. Twenty six large prints of photographs depicting the many stages of four paintings opens with a reception 57 p.m. Friday, May 16, at Pacific Park Gallery, 1957 Thompson Road in Coos Bay. Stacy Rose and Gail Elber will provide the live music and refreshments will be available. The life cycles include newborn sketches on the still white paper, youthful stages, prime of life and to the bringing down the final curtain phase. Tierney said, “It’s a show about the process of a painting, but it’s also a show about the process we all go through, from birth to death. I recently went on a ‘baby worship’ journey to Yoncalla and Eugene, and got to see four wonderful new babies, ranging in age from five weeks to five months — so new, so bright-eyed, so full of possibilities. That’s how a painting starts. Their parents, too, looked young and beautiful to me, so ready to take care of their new arrivals, both the mommies and the daddies holding and feeding them, changing their diapers, rocking them to sleep — they were in the prime of life. Kind of like the middle stages of the paintings. I got to visit the grandmas and grandpas as well. Older, saggier, more wrinkled, but with such joy and wisdom in their faces, a little overworked, maybe, but with the richness and beauty of old age — like a painting in its final stages.” Also featured will be “Beauty and the Birds,” photographs by Susan and Steve Dimock. Susan explores color and texture with the aid of PhotoShop to her already amazing images of the Bandon Beach, of flowers and birds.They have over 30 works in the show downstairs. The show will remain up through July.

Weavers to meet in Langlois Humbug Mountain Weavers and Spinners will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 15, at the Langlois Fire Hall. Visitors are welcome. Call 541-347-4319 for information.

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Art by the Sea Gallery will be hosting the late John Schiefer’s artwork during May. The public can purchase his art by making a donation to the Bandon High School art program at the gallery. John Schiefer was the owner of BASS Art Supply for many years, and after selling the business he continued to work at Bandon Artist Supply in Old Town. He was a prolific painter and enjoyed visiting with everyone who came in to buy supplies. His landscape paintings in oil were featured last year in a show at Southern Coos Hospital. Some of those will be available along with other works in a variety of mediums. Art by the Sea Gallery is located in the Continuum Building on the pedway in Old Town Bandon. Hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m., every day May through October. For information, call 541-347-5355.

The Oregon Oldtime Fiddlers, District 5, will be making music May 17 at the Winchester Bay Community Center from 1-3 p.m. with an acoustic jam from 3-4 p.m. The featured musician will be Mapril Combs from Dora, a long time member who will be playing a beautiful fiddle recently made for her from a large maple tree harvested on the family’s Century Farm years ago. The public is invited. There will be a meeting at 11 a.m. for members only, including an election of officers and finger foods at noon. For more Information, call 541-759-3419.

Call to artists for summer show “The Year of the Horse” summer art show will take place on the Bandon boardwalk June through September. Artists may pick up 18-inch by 24-inch boards at the Port of Bandon in the historic Coast Guard Building, 390 First St. SW, or at Art By the Sea Studio and Gallery, Continuum Building, 175 Second St. SE. Each board entered will have a $10 fee. Art is due by Monday, June 2. Prizes will be awarded during the Cranberry Festival. “The Year of the Horse” art show is sponsored by a grant awarded to the Port of Bandon by AVK Arts.

Elsewhere William Stafford featured for Oregon Reads Coos public libraries invite local readers to join readers across the state in celebrating Oregon’s greatest poet, William Stafford. Oregon Reads 2014 is a special project of the Oregon Library Association and is this year’s Title Wave program of the Coos County Library Service District. The celebration of Oregon’s great poet William Stafford takes place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, when Oregon Book Awardfinalist Brian Doyle of Portland talks about William Stafford’s life and works at the OSU Extension Building at 631 Alder Street in Myrtle Point. Doyle is the editor of Portland Magazine, at of the University Portland. He’s the author of 10 books of essays, including the popular novel “Mink River.” His essays have appeared in the annual Best American Essays, the Best Science & Nature Writing, and the SEVENTH-DAY Best Spiritual Writing ADVENTIST CHURCH anthologies. Who was William Pastor Jose Agosto Stafford? He was born in 541-404-1175 Hutchinson, Kansas in Head Elder Allan Cram 1914 and died at his home 541-297-6575 in Lake Oswego in 1993 at Church & Fellowship the age of 79. Between Center 1960 and 1993, he wrote Worship — Sat., 11 a.m./Tues., 7 p.m. and published more than 60 books, including 12 ST. JOHN EPISCOPAL full-length books of CHURCH poems. He was an influThe Rev. Beth Hoffmann ential and beloved teacher Corner of 8th St. & Franklin Ave. of writing at Lewis and Church Office — 541-347-2152 Clark College in Portland for 32 years. Stafford was Sunday Worship & Holy Eucharist — 9:30 a.m. Oregon’s Poet Laureate Wednesday from 1974-1989, Poetry Holy Eucharist with Healing — 11:30 a.m. Everyone is Welcome! Welcome! consultant to the Library of Congress during 197071, and won the National PACIFIC COMMUNITY Book Award in 1962. CHURCH Stafford’s son, the Pastor Tom Lang acclaimed poet and 48967 Hwy. 101 • 541-347-2256 essayist Kim Stafford, (3 miles south on Hwy. 101) gives a talk about his Sunday Sunday School — 9 a.m. father at the North Bend Worship — 10:15 a.m. Public Library at 7 p.m. Weekdays on May 15. Call for special events schedule. These events are free and open to the public.

Tierney, Dimock art in CB show “Metamorphosis—The

‘Guys and Dolls’ concludes at LTOB Enjoy a fun musical fun for the whole family — “Guys and Dolls” — at Little Theatre on the Bay, 2100 Sherman Ave. in North Bend. The production is scheduled to conclude its run May 16, 17 and 18. Friday and Saturday shows are at 7 p.m. and the Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Doors open one hour before curtain. Byrell Justice directs the musical romp, with Steve Simpkins leading the orchestra. Tickets for all performances are: adults $13; seniors 60 and better and students, $11; and children 12 and younger $8. Tickets are available online at or by calling 541-755-4336. Processing fees may apply.

Spring cleaning and gardening The Langlois Lions Club will hold the Mary Hildebrand Memorial Plant Sale 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at the Langlois Lions Club, 48136 Floras Lake Road. The sale will feature a variety of house, garden and yard plants from African violets to marigolds, flavored mints to succulents and veggie starts. Participating businesses and organizational support include Valley Flora, 101 Plants Garden Center, Carter’s Nursery, Bandon Good Earth Community Garden, B&B Farm Supply, Sunset Garden Club of Port Orford and many contributions from community members. Also, David Wolf’s pottery for the garden and a worm composting display. There will be plenty of coffee and parking.


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

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Collapse Murphy said. “We need to convince the community that this is a problem and we want to move (Ocean Crest) or do something.” The meeting shocked several parents, who asked what they could do. That led to a group attending the Bandon School Board meeting Monday night, demanding to know what the district is doing. “Why are we now learning about this study?” asked parent Anne Jelinek. “Why has nothing been done with the information received? Does no one find it appalling that parents haven’t been given the chance to help ensure their children’s safety?” Jelinek asked that the topic be put on the next board meeting agenda. In response to an email sent earlier in the day, Buche said the district has hired Sylas Allen, from ZCS Engineering Inc. to do a structural analysis/retrofit design for all three schools. The firm has extensive experience with seismic rehabilitation of struc-

■ from Page A1 tures and has experience with Oregon Seismic Rehabilitation grants. “Since the rapid visual screening is a sidewalk survey or sorts, a ranking does not necessarily mean the buildings are unsafe,” Buche said. “The RVS looked at the building’s structure, the soil type, construction, type, construction date, etc. and is not a comprehensive structural assessment. Even though these were done in 2006, they were not released from DOGAMI until later. And then schools like us really didn't get much of a heads up about them until much later.” In the report, they looked at 2,182 school buildings (K-12), and using the RVS, 274 were rated very high collapse potential, 744 were rated high, 497 were rated moderate and 667 were rated low. According to Buche, Ocean Crest school, near the office was ranked very high; the rest of the school, where most classrooms are, was ranked high. The modulars (the

old kindergarten rooms) were ranked very low risk. Bandon High School ranked high; Bandon High School gym ranked high; HLMS ranked low; HLMS gym/music area ranked moderate. Between February and May 2011, the Bandon School Bond Committee put together a facilities bond proposal. “The idea of seismic retrofits of school building RSV’s were not on our radar,” Buche said. Shortly after the bond passed, in June 2011, Buche learned about a seismic rehabilitation grant workshop being held in Coos Bay, and attended. “At that time we learned that the grant required all the structural analysis/retrofit designs to be paid ahead of time and could not be paid for with grant money, even if we received the grant,” Buche explained. “The message from them was even though funding was an issue throughout the state, we should continue to do the things that

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Bandon police report May 1 10:54 a.m., caller attempted to deliver food to a resident in the 600 block of Seabird Drive, can see victim lying on the floor through window. Advised Bay Cities Ambulance, assistance rendered. 11:57 a.m., report taken for second-degree theft in the 100 block of Second Street Southeast. 5:56 p.m., caller requested someone to stop by and talk at care center in the 400 block of Fourth Street Southwest, upset with sarcastic staff. 6:18 p.m., caller saw two people throw something into the Coquille River. Logged for information. 6:55 p.m., indecent exposure reported at kids’ softball practice Monday behind Faith Baptist Church, 2951 Oregon Ave. 8:47 p.m., caller dialed 911 for help from the 100 block of Second Street, said she keeps calling and not getting help. Officer called center and they will remove phone for tonight. May 2 10:40 a.m., following a traffic stop, arrested John A. Simonsen, 57, of Bandon on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol. Taken to Coos County jail. 12:29 p.m., medical assist in the area of 11th Street Southwest. Woman called on cell, man has fallen outside and is bleeding. Call transferred to Bay Cities Ambulance. 3:53 p.m., reckless driver reported in the area of U.S. Highway 101. Stopped vehicle, not intoxicated, just unfamiliar with vehicle. 4:01 p.m., enroute to a report of a person down in the area of First Street and June Avenue. Advised Bay Cities Ambulance, transported intoxicated person to residence, canceled Bay Cities. 4:52 p.m., following a traffic stop at Highway 101

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and New Lake Road, arrested Brandi Robison, 28, of Port Orford on a charge of possession of a controlled substance, schedule 1 (methamphetamine). 8:42 p.m., suspicious conditions in the 600 block of Harrison Avenue, neighbor not home, heard pounding and yelling coming from residence. Went over to check, knocked on door, no one answered but could still hear noises. Contacted son of house owner, he is supposed to be there. May 3 8:39 a.m., following a traffic stop at Third Street and Klamath Avenue, cited Tina Redmond, 54, of Bandon on a charge of driving while suspended. 9:51 a.m., caller at vacation home in the 1400 block of Baltimore Avenue found bicycle in brush. Public works will pick up Monday. 11:27 a.m., welfare check on client in the 100 block of 17th Street Checked, Southeast. appeared OK, was on phone with grandson. 11:36 a.m., employee at Lamplighter Motel reports a man down in church parking lot near sign at 89 North Ave. SE. Advised Bay Cities Ambulance. Checked, man was working, lying down talking on cell phone. 3:27 p.m., caller said son reported an unattended damaged ultralight along the west side of Highway 101 just south of Seabird Lane. Appears someone is putting it back together. No one was at residence. 4:07 p.m., caller said the person she went to court against yelled at her at Price ‘N’ Pride, made threatening gestures. Logged for information. 4:16 p.m., citizen reported a hit and run in the 49000 block of U.S. Highway 101. 4:30 p.m., woman on

cell reported a vehicle off the road in a ditch in the area of milepost 29 on Highway 101. Man in vehicle talking but unknown if injuries. Paged Bandon Fire Department and Bay Cities Ambulance. Oregon State Police assisted. 4:49 p.m., caller in vacation rental near Face Rock reported a vehicle was parked partially in the roadway. Checked, vehicles are parked as far off the road as possible, not a hazard. 9:11 p.m., suspicious circumstances due to weather and late hour in the area of Indiana Avenue Southeast. Vehicle, a moving van, is across the street backed up to a garage. Caller thought it could possibly be a burglary in progress. Contacted the person, who is moving. 11:44 p.m., patrol request in the 1000 block of Sixth Street SW, suspicious man has been reported to be in parking lot, someone heard him banging on the window. Area checked, unable to locate. 9:06 a.m., power line down, almost touching the ground in the area of Fourth Street Southwest. House is toward jetty. Checked, is a cable wire down. May 4 9:50 a.m., suspicious vehicle from hit and run from about a month ago at the Station was Restaurant, parked. 1:34 p.m., relay from Oregon State Police, reports possible DUII driver in boat launch area. Checked area, unable to locate. 1:38 p.m., driving complaint, caller followed vehicle, is southbound at U.S. Highway 101 and state Highway 42S, was going 40 mph, is all over the road, with stuff hanging off the back window of the truck, red gas can, back bumper. Checked area, unable to locate.

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would help keep our students safe: Practicing drop, cover and hold on drills, school evacuations, preparing at home by having a family emergency plan and emergency kit, etc. This is just one of the many emergency practice drills we conduct throughout each year.” Buche said the district has agreed to provide space in its soon-to-be-built storage building for emergency kits during the school year, though the administration has not agreed to add the required items onto the school supply list. “We don’t want to create more barriers for those families who already struggle to provide the school supplies,” she said. “Instead, we encourage the parent-teacher-kids association to work on securing those items, or send out a separate request for donations after the school year starts.” Buche said she attended a local presentation and afterward James Roddy from DOGAMI came to her office and talked about earthquake instruction and drills for Bandon students. The school district also has been part of the emergency planning meetings hosted by the city, including preparing to do an all-city drill. “Instead, we had an actual drill when the Japanese earthquake created a distant tsunami warning for us in Bandon,” Buche said.

Just recently tsunami inundation zones have been redrawn, putting Ocean Crest at the edge of the zone, Buche said. The football/track area is still an assembly area. “We will continue to work with DOGAMI to clarify what that means, and we will certainly understand more about that once we hear back from the seismic grant program, as well as what impact that might have on where we park our buses currently.” Sterling told parents and the board that the new maps clearly show that Ocean Crest is completely within the tsunami inundation zone. Sterling said when she read the 2006 reports that she asked Scott Kent, a professional engineer and son of former Bandon school superintendent Kenny Kent, to come take a look. She added that Kent was appalled and wrote in a letter detailing the collapse rate that “seismic rehabilitation of Bandon Senior High School and Ocean Crest Elementary School is a reasonable and timely topic of consideration for the school district.” “I’m very concerned for the children and the people working there,” Sterling said. “I don’t think the town should be known for the 268 children who died because we didn’t do anything about it.”


“There will be a lot of needs that can’t be met.”


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Continues to work on mapping the neighborhoods through the Map Your Neighborhood program. Residents are encouraged to contact BandonPrepares to get help with coordinating their neighbors to have a plan in place for a disaster of any kind. It’s a simple process and volunteers are in place to help. BandonPrepares also is advocating for everyone to have two-day “go-packs” together and carry them in their cars. BandonPrepares would like to purchase radios that will connect police, fire, city, schools, the hospital, CERT team leaders and other connected teams on the same frequency, and would appreciate any donation that comes their way. While most of these have internal radios, BandonPrepares feel it is critical that all be able to communicate easily. There will be a number of required radios and this will be a sizable expense. BandonPrepares also wants the public to know that assembly areas are not shelters; there will be no supplies for the public at an assembly area. Designated assembly areas include: ■ Bandon Christian Fellowship, 1190 Face Rock Drive. ■ Jehovah’s Witness Church, U.S. Highway 101 and Seabird. ■ VFW Hall on Bates Road, off Highway 42S. ■ Junction of Bill Creek Lane and Harlem Avenue (near Harlem Street Apartments). ■ Bandon Community Center/The Barn at City Park. ■ Bandon School District football field. People should be familiar with the location of each of these places.

■ Will open the Emergency Operation Center at the Bandon Fire Hall ASAP after an event. ■ Will start coordinating volunteers to help in various capacities. ■ Has a state-mandated emergency management plan in place. ■ Will have new city shop located at 11th and Rosa Road completed by fall; equipment will be out of inundation zone ■ The city has budgeted an auto shut-off valve at the city water tanks to hold the water.

Coos County The Federal Emergency Management Association needs paperwork for those who want reimbursement. Those who are devoting time to preparedness and to help with recovery following an event should track all volunteers by name and hours (reimbursable at 75 percent) and pre-print volunteer and other forms. Equipment hours can also be billed.

Bandon School Dist. The football field is an Assembly Area (where you can go to avoid the tsunami and meet up with family members) but it is not a shelter. There will be no supplies for the public there. There are state retro-fitting funds available for Harbor Lights Middle School and Bandon High School, but not for Ocean Crest (see related story Page A1). The high school gym and HLMS gym will suffer damage. Kids can be sheltered on the football field bleachers, if safe. The Ocean Crest Safety Committee has put together a small kit for every Ocean Crest child if an earthquake occurs during school hours. These are currently being stored at the Bandon Youth Center until a new storage shed is built in June on school property near the district offices. Schools practice “drop, cover and hold” during the quake and continue to practice fire and tsunami evacuation drills. The most recent schoolwide drill was held May 14. Considering using the busses as shelters if they survive the inundation. Due to power lines, the evacuation route for all Ocean Crest classrooms is along Ninth Street to the football field.

Southern Coos Hospital The hospital’s triage team will set up its 1,100-square-foot tent (stored in 20-foot trailer which also contains a portable hospital) on a site to be designated later.

Explore possibility of storing the trailer at triage location. After a major event, 11th Street will be blocked off so most serious injuries can be moved (if possible) to the hospital. The hospital has a generator and water for hospital-patient use. It also has satellite phone capability.

Churches Bandon Christian Fellowship, 1190 Face Rock Drive is an Assembly Area. Capacity is 300 people. They are looking to upgrade to a Red Cross site if they can qualify. The church has a 2,500-gallon water storage tank.

Bullards Beach State Park The park is fully in the inundation zone. There is one evacuation route: a foot trail near C loop in the campground leads to a hilltop assembly area.

CERT Importance of Community Emergency Response Team training: 90 percent of people are rescued by people they know. CERT is a FEMA program. One class of CERT members has been trained, a second class of high school students recently completed training. CERT members will be offered first aid classes; eventually those also will be offered to the public

When That’s not to say that local officials aren’t doing anything. There are several groups, such as BandonPrepares, who have spearheaded an effort to prepare residents. And the above government entities in Bandon have been meeting to compare and coordinate plans when the big one hits. As an aside, all of the agencies are working on limited budgets, according to

Quonset said one woman. “I went to first and second grade in that school.” Another commented, “That was my school for first and second grade ... that building was in bad shape even way back then, almost 40 years ago.” And yet another, “Jump rope, hop scotch, walking around the track (and holding hands when we walked by the brushy part), playing in the sandy ... area next to the playground. That was a pretty happy and formative part of my life.” Others recalled playing on the playground and running on the track. Several people worried that the huge rhododendron would be damaged (it wasn’t and still stands). Some wanted a piece of the building, which actually is possible. Bandon School District director of operations Kiefer, Hiemer announced at Monday’s school board meeting that he saved bricks from the demolition for anyone who would like one. He said about 50 peoplehave taken a brick from the site so far. But the site will not be vacant for long. According to Superintendent Diane Buche, the district at first thought they might be able to redesign or repair the building, but once they looked into it further, realized it was in such bad shape, they decided to replace it instead. “The Quonset hut was torn down, for safety reasons, and we will be replacing it with a Quonset hut shaped building the same width, shorter length, but only

Bandon Police Dept. ■ Will direct manpower at the time of the quake. ■ Is working with other agencies to be able to communicate with via radio. ■ Recommends people to keep gas tanks at least half full. ■ Reminds people that gasoline doesn’t store much past 90 days.

Bandon Fire Dept. Firefighters are directed to check on families then report to the Fire Hall (may have to walk in). After a disaster, those in charge will establish a command structure as others arrive, and establish priorities. The Fire Department answers to city and county. Firefighters will be on rescue duty. They won’t be able to focus on fires. Residents can help by cleaning up around their homes and eliminating fire hazards. Fire Department will be coordinating with other agencies for a common communication system They will use bulldozers to clear roads and the airport. The Fire Hall building can be sectioned and secured. It has a satellite Internet connection as well as a Ham radio station. The Fire Hall has an emergency generator. Other entities and groups involved include the Port of Bandon and Southwest Oregon Preppers.

■ from Page A1 organizers. Money donated for things that will help them provide better emergency response to a crisis is always needed. Donations can be sent to BandonPrepares,a 501(c)(3), at P.O. Box 2029, Bandon, OR 97411. All donations are tax deductible. See next week’s Bandon Western World for more about emergency prep, how to become a CERT member and how to Map Your Neighborhood.

■ from Page A1 one piece (not two) so we won’t have the issues of leaking like the old building did. And it won’t breed mosquitoes!” Buche said. After the building is in place, the district will design and place a commemorative plague on the front to honor those who taught or went to school there, Buche added. The building will continue to serve as a batting cage, baseball equipment area and storage area for the district. “I know it brings lots of strong memories for those who did attend, so we decided to keep the Quonset hut feel and honor them with a plaque,” Buche said. “We will then try and landscape an area where the rhododendron is to make it a sitting area.”

History of the building Information sources at the Bandon Historical Society Museum help trace the story of a school building that was built and expanded to meet the needs of the baby boom. At the start of the 1948 school year, Bandon Grade School (not yet named Ocean Crest) housed six grades in six classrooms. The junior high and high school were in a two-story building constructed in 1912 on the east side of town. The dilemma the school district faced was outlined in the pages of the Western World: The high school building was badly out-of-date and census data was predicting an explosion in school enrollment. After a series of public

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New school This photo shows the Quonset hut when it was being used as an elementary school classroom. meetings, the school board decided to build a new high school, but promised the public an east side elementary school. How to pay for it remained a problem. A January 1949 Western World headline reported a potential solution: “Quonsets May Cut School Cost.” The article explained that School Board Chairman Otto Shindler and Superintendent Keith Goldhammer were going to visit several Willamette Valley schools that were using “war born Quonset huts” for low cost expansion. A style of prefabricated building used extensively in World War II, Quonset huts got their names from the town in Rhode Island where they were first manufactured. The building never served a military function in Bandon and was not, strictly speaking, military surplus. But with World War II over and the mili-

tary downsizing, there was a glut of Quonset style buildings on the market. In July of 1949 the school board called for bids on the building with the expectation it would be ready when school started in September. An Aug. 11 article is headlined “Quonset Hut Girders Raised,” and reported the school would be built for $16,097 at a cost of $4.80 per square foot. An article later in August announced all first-, second- and thirdgraders who lived east of Fillmore and north of Fifth Street East, plus all primary students on the Prosper bus route would attend the new North Bandon School. The school wasn’t quite ready for the start of school but the Sept. 29, 1949, Western World reported “Classes Begin in New Quonset Grade School.” The article described the school and its three classrooms. students Ninety-nine

were spread evenly among classes taught by Lucy Jacobs, Winifred Ray and Nellie Biggar. Enrollment for the 1949 school year was 35 percent higher than the previous year. The senior class had 19 students, the first grade 72. The baby boom was on. The new building was built with expansion in mind. By the 1952 school year, rooms were added and six grades of east Bandon children were housed in the school. Rooms were also being added to Bandon’s “West Side Elementary,” (later Ocean Crest) and, as time went on, the Quonset hut was increasingly used for the youngest students who moved across town for fourth, fifth and sixth grades. When the Bandon High School building built in 1949 was burned by an arsonist in 1972, the district passed a building bond and used the opportunity to rethink its building configuration. Along with building a new high school and adding a wing to make Harbor Lights into a middle school, the district added another set of rooms to Ocean Crest Elementary and planned to concentrate elementary classes in one building. The last classes of first graders and second attended school in the

Quonset hut (now named Bandon Heights School) for the 1974-75 school year. The memory former students share the most often is of the building’s leaky roof. Buckets and garbage cans lined the hallway to catch the drips, according to students, who also share memories of the sick room and tiny office. The building was used for storage by the school district and other groups for many years. It had a moment in the spotlight when an army of FBI agents descended on it during an investigation into the misuse of federal surplus items. When the high school moved its baseball program to Bandon heights, the building became a storage and practice space for the baseball program. The Bandon Historical Society would like to add more photos of the Quonset hut, especially pictures of the inside of the classrooms, to its collection. Museum volunteers remind the public that they do not have to give photographs away to add them to the museum’s archives. Staff members can scan the photos and return them to the owner. Bandon’s museum is located at the corner of Fillmore Avenue and Highway 101 and is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

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Chamber offering a Google analytics course BANDON — Ever wonder who is looking at your website? What pages are they viewing? What search words are working for you? Where are your visitors coming from? How did they find you? Google analytics provides powerful digital analytic for anyone with a web presence, large or small. It’s one of the most powerful digital analytics solutions available — and it’s free for anyone to use. The Bandon Chamber of Commerce is offering a class on Google analytics from 8-11 a.m. Tuesday, May 20, at the Best Western Inn at Face Rock. Cost is $15 for chamber members. RSVP to Executive Director Julie Miller at 541-347-9616 or The class will help participants see how Google analytics can track the ROI in the online presence they are investing in for their business. Where are visitors coming from? What are they doing while they are there? How did they find your site? How many are using a mobile phone to view your site? This is critical information as your company grows its global presence. Participants will learn how to use analytics to track a variety of web-based content. The class will cover: ■ Tracking multiple websites. Google analytics can track all the websites you own. Learn how to set up multiple profiles in your account, so you can view individual reports for specific domains or subdomains. ■ Participants will also learn how to use Google analytics to track their pages on Facebook, WordPress or other platforms.

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Face-lift Devon’s Boutique is one of the several businesses in Old Town that took advantage of the city’s facade improvement program. The program has been expanded to include a wider area.

City expands facade improvement program BANDON — The city of Bandon’s program to assist businesses to spruce up their exteriors and make much needed repairs is being expanded outside the urban renewal district. A one-time allotment of business loan funds has been set aside for façade improvement projects for businesses on U.S. Highway 101, Fillmore Street and 11th Street. The Greater Bandon Association has worked with the city in developing the current program and reviewing loan applications. “Many businesses outside the urban renewal district became very excited about the possibilities when the façade improvement loan program started in July, 2012,” said GBA Harv board president Schubothe. “Some were then extremely disappointed to find they were not eligible because they were located outside the district. The whole purpose of the program is to improve the appearance of existing buildings and businesses in our town. This

expansion will encourage more private investment in Bandon properties and businesses. Bandon’s image, marketability and economic vitality will be enhanced as a result.” The program in the expanded area is modeled after the existing façade improvement programs in the urban renewal district. It is a loan program requiring collateral that also requires the business to be operating and providing goods and services to the public. The zero percent interest rate is attractive and the loan has one other unique feature as it is forgivable. After each year, an additional 20 percent is forgivable if the business or property owner is still in the same location. After five years, the entire loan is forgivable. Eligible projects include painting exterior walls and trim; repair of awnings, windows, doors; repair or replacement of signs; construction of entry ways and repair of exterior masonry or siding. The building or proper-

ty owner must contribute at least 50 percent of the project cost, and the maximum loan amount is $5,000. The existing program for façade improvement in the urban renewal district also continues. Since the program’s inception, the loans approved in the district total $32,533. This investment will result in $90,905 in improvements. Locations receiving loans thus far include Bandon Mercantile Company, Winter River Books, Second Street Gallery, Bandon Coffee Café, The Big Wheel General Store, Alloro Wine Bar, Bandon Baking and Deli, Devon’s Boutique, Lloyd’s, Fred Law Offices, Carelton Historical Society Museum and the Cobbler’s Bench. Devon’s Boutique received the 2013 “Excellence in Downtown Revitalization Award for Best Façade Renovation Under $7,500” at last year’s Oregon Main Street conference. Applications for both Façade Improvement programs are available at City Hall.

BANDON — Travel Oregon will host the annual Oregon Visitor Information Training Conference (formerly called the Welcome & Visitor Center Training Conference) May 1820 at The Mill Casino-Hotel and RV Park in North Bend. The event will feature a day tour to Bandon on Saturday, May 17, to visit Coastal Mist Chocolates, the Washed Ashore project, plus shop, dine and golf at Bandon Dunes or Bandon Crossings for those interested. The conference is held each spring just prior to the summer visitor season and is a must for training front line visitor services staff, whether they work at a visitor or welcome center, hotel front desk, concierge desk, bed and breakfast, state park, rest area or in any visitor information capacity, according to organizers. Conference presenters are from organizations such as Oregon State Parks, Scenic Byways, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Oregon Department of Transportation and more. Conference attendees also gain familiarity with the region in which the conference is held and have the opportunity to network with like-minded front line staff all over the state. “The conference moves around the state and is a great opportunity to network with like-minded industry peers as well as promote your organization, community and region,” said Bandon Chamber Executive Director Julie Miller. Past conference sites have included Gold Beach, Baker City, Bend, Hood River, Jacksonville, Wilsonville and Grand Ronde. To register for the confervisit ence, p2k.

Support Children’s Miracle Network, receive prizes BANDON — Rogue Credit Union in Bandon has organized a fundraiser for the Children’s Miracle Network, which supports Doernbecher Children’s Hospital and the event promises to be fun for all involved. Rogue Credit Union is collecting donations through the sale of baked goods offered at the Bandon branch daily through Friday, May 16. Those who purchase a baked good or donate to the Children’s Miracle Network will receive a ticket to a scavenger hunt. The ticket can be redeemed for any one of many prizes lightly hidden along

Bandon’s South Jetty beach in front of the Boatwork’s Restaurant. Vouchers from various local businesses redeemable for gift certificates and other goods will be placed inside labeled jars and hidden Saturday, May 17, along that beach for beachcombers who have one of the special tickets to find. Prizes can then be redeemed at Rogue Credit Union the following Monday. Further directions, rules and a list of sponsors and prizes are available at Rogue Credit Union. For more information, contact Deanna Greer of Rogue Credit Union at 541-290-2941.

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Esscents opens in Old Town Esscents Candles owner Renee Miner, middle with scissors, poses with Bandon Chamber of Commerce members during a ribbon-cutting ceremony recently. The shop opened last month in the space formerly occupied by Two Loons Deli on Second Street in Old Town. Look for a feature story on the business page in the Bandon Western World soon.

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Notary public seminar COOS BAY — The Oregon Secretary of State continues to offer notary seminars to the public free of charge. This year, the Notary Education Program is coming to Coos Bay from 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday, June 10, at Milner Crest Education Center community room, 1255 Hemlock Ave., Coos Bay. The seminar not only covers the rules and reg-

ulations for Oregon Notaries, but also explains how to properly identify the signer, what to record in your journal, as well as what requirements are needed to create a proper Oregon Notarial Certificate. Those interested can visit the seminar website : http://notsem.sos.state. Register online, or call 503-986-2200.



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Bandon girls prep for state golf tournament By John Gunther

Monday and Tuesday at Trysting Tree in Corvallis. Bandon played a pre-state tournament there a few weeks ago and Whitney had her best score at that event, while the team placed third out of nine teams. “We did great at the prestate invitational,” Schneider said.

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BANDON — Bandon’s girls golf team had the luxury of knowing it was going to the Class 4A-3A-2A-1A state tournament no matter how well it performed at this week’s district tournament. The Tigers were the only squad with a complete team at Bandon Crossings, meaning they were guaranteed a trip to state. That didn’t mean they didn’t try to put up a good score. “I couldn’t be more proud,” said Bandon coach Christopher Schneider. “They were all amazing.” Grace McMahon finished one shot behind medalist Brianna Duff of Coquille with a two-day total of 210. “Yesterday, I was happy; today wasn’t my best,” McMahon said after the final round. “I know there’s a lot of places I could have made up for it, but she deserves it.” Meanwhile, Nina Pelayo shot her best round of the year with a 98 on Tuesday, the second day of the district tournament, and finished two shots behind McMahon. Liza Skeie and Alaina Russell both were consistent for both rounds and Michelle Whitney had a great first round before being disqualified for signing an incorrect scorecard the second day. “I’m happy,” McMahon said. “I think overall we’ve played

BOYS Bandon’s boys weren’t as fortunate as the girls, placing third in the Class 3A-2A-1A District 3 tournament, also held at Bandon Crossings. Gold Beach, which Bandon had beaten regularly during the season, grabbed the district’s second spot at state behind champion Oakridge. Gold Beach finished with a two-day total of 732, while the Tigers finished at 739. Ethan Wickstrom led Bandon with a score of 177, while Braden Fugate finished at 178. Tristian Davidson was at 186, Shelby Banister at 198 and Leo McGeehon at 230. While coach Scott Millhouser was disappointed for the kids, he looked back fondly on the season. “Everyone worked hard to improve,” he said. “We didn’t quite accomplish our goals, but we have everybody back (next year). “They definitely can be proud.” Gerry Snyde of Oakridge beat his brother, Joel, in a playoff for medalist honors.

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Smooth swing Bandon’s Grace McMahon tees off on the seventh hole during the Class 4A-3A-2A-1A District 3 tournament at Bandon Crossings on Tuesday. McMahon finished in a tie for second place. really well, and we’re all really consistent.” The Tigers will be at state for the second straight year. “Last year, we didn’t think

we’d be able to go and we did,” McMahon said. “It was a bonus.” The Tigers finished 10th with the exact same group that

will be competing this year. “I think our goals at state are to have fun and play our best,” McMahon said. The state tournament is

Tigers host district this week By John Gunther Bandon Western World

Bandon enters the district track meet this weekend with hopes for several Tigers to advance to next week’s Class 3A state meet in Eugene. The competition, which the Tigers are hosting, begins at noon on Friday and 11 a.m. on Saturday. The top two finishers in each event advance to state. “We are excited for district,” said Bandon head coach Sharon Haga, who coaches the team with her son, Sean. “Sean has a great set of jumpers in Rowan Reimer in the long jump; Toni Reshea Hall in the high jump; and Mitchell Brown, Hannah Smith and Jacob Taylor in the triple jump,” Sharon Haga said. Reimer, a freshman, has come on at the end of the season and ranks second in her event to Coquille freshman Darian Wilson. Meanwhile, Hall has the best clearance in the league in the high jump by

a full 3 inches and Smith has consistently been at least a foot better than anyone else in the district, which also includes Glide, Cascade Christian, St. Mary’s, Lakeview, Rogue River and Illinois Valley. Brown and Taylor rank fourth and fifth in the boys triple jump. In the throwing events, Taylor ranks second and Aaron Willings is not far behind in the javelin. “Our freshman thrower Homar Ferrer is surprising us every meet,” Sharon Haga said. Unfortunately, Ferrer is up against two of Class 3A’s best throwers in the shot put and discus — Coquille’s Brandon Bowen and Cascade Christian’s Aaron Cesaro. On the track, the Tigers have high hopes for a pair of sophomore distance runners. “Sarah Cutler in the 800 and Aida Santoro in the 3,000 are practicing hard every day and they love running,” Haga said. Santoro ranks first in the 3,000 and Cutler

ranks third in the 800. Smith ranks high in the 100 meters. “Mitchell Brown is amazing to watch in the 100 meters. Alex Winston is getting better every meet in the 100 and 200.” senior Meanwhile, Logan Shea who is new to track this year, has proven solid in the 200 meters. Brown combines with Taylor, Shea and Shannon Forty to give Bandon the squad ranked second in the 4x100 relay. “We get our handoffs right and the boys 4x100 should be the race of the meet,” Haga said. Bandon’s girls were third, while the boys were fourth at last week’s Coos County Meet. Santoro had a big personal best to place second in the 3,000, while Cutler was second in the 800 and fourth in the 1,500. Smith placed third in the 100 and Eleanor Winston was fourth in the 200 and sixth in the 100. In the field events, Hall won the high jump, while Smith was second in the triple jump. Reimer

Quick start Bandon’s Hannah Smith, left, takes off from the starting blocks during the 100-meter dash Friday at the Coos County Track and Field Meet. By Lou Sennick, Bandon Western World

was second in the long jump and eighth in the javelin and Kristina Knox was seventh in the shot put. For the boys, Mitchell was third and Winston sixth in the 100. Shea and Winston were third and fourth, with Forty eighth, in the 200. Zane Olive was sixth in both the 800 and 1,500 and Tim Hatfield was eighth in the 3,000. The Tigers also placed third in the short relay. In the field events, Ferrer was fourth in the shot put. Taylor was third and Willings seventh in the javelin. Brown placed fifth in the triple jump.

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Anglers are still hooking into rainbow trout in area lakes Local lakes : Anglers continue to report excellent rainbow trout fishing on the South Coast. Boaters reported good numbers of trout taken from Garrison, Floras and Bradley lakes last week. A surge of aquatic vegetation is making it more difficult for bank anglers to access good trout fishing on some local lakes. Trout fishing in Tenmile Lakes has been good in recent weeks. Boaters are having the best success trolling Wedding Ring spinners or other types of spinners tipped with a nightcrawler. Anglers are also catching 3- to 5pound largemouth bass out at Tenmile Lakes. Most of the bass have been caught in shallow water along the shorelines usually associated with cover like submerged logs or vegetation. Crank baits and plastics, like Senko’s

are allowed to retain 2 trout per or Brush Hogs have been workFISHING day with an 8-inch minimum ing well. REPORT Local rivers: Anglers are still length. fic Ocean and beaches: Pacific catching a few spring salmon on Last week’s weather conditions the lower Rogue River, but fishkept most boats from particiing has remained tough because pating in the first round of of the low river conditions. all-depth halibut days. Prowler Last week’s rains did bring Charters in Bandon did make it river levels up to about 10 feet on out to the halibut grounds last the mainstem of the Umpqua Saturday and brought back River. plenty of Pacific halibut from As river level drop this week TONY 20 to 60 pounds. One angler look for spring salmon fishing ROSZKOWSKI out of the Port of Coos Bay and shad fishing to heat up. Last brought back a 72-pound halweek, two anglers reported catching 70 shad at the schoolhouse ibut he caught out at the Bandon High Spot. hole near Elkton. The next three-day halibut opener is A week from this coming Saturday is opening day for trout fishing in most May 22-24. As weather conditions have rivers and streams in Oregon. The sea- permitted rock fish, ling cod and son runs from May 24 to Oct. 31. Anglers Chinook salmon fishing has remained






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good on the South Coast. Last Sunday, anglers caught some nice Chinook just north of Winchester Bay in 80 to 100 feet of water. Local angler Rick Haase still leads the Port O’Call May Surf Perch Fishing Derby. Anglers reported good catches of pink fin surf perch off of Whiskey Run Beach last weekend. Area shellfish: Crabbing was slow over the past week on the South Coast. This week’s minus tide series should bring out the beach clammers looking for razor clams. Harvesters should pay close attention to the surf forecasts and be on the beach one to two hours before low tide. When the swells are above 8 feet, the razor clam harvesting can be very difficult because the clams tend to show much less in those conditions.


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Fourth of July parade planning underway BANDON — Planning for this year’s Bandon Fourth of July parade is underway. The theme for this year’s parade is “Proud to be an American,” after the popular Lee Greenwood song. Anyone wishing to have their entry judged should follow the theme, although it is not mandatory. However, all entries should be patriotic in nature. The parade will start at the usual time of 10 a.m. on Ninth Street Southwest, with check-in beginning at 8 a.m. in the

Dairy Queen parking lot. The route winds from Ninth Street down U.S. Highway 101, then through Old Town. Among the awards to be presented are the Grand Marshal’s prize for the best of the best. The award comes with a gold trophy on a cherry wood base. Next is the Mayor’s Award for the best overall. That prize is a cherry wood plaque. There also will be first, second and third place ribbons awarded to the following categories: Vehicle, marching, float, and dog and horse. Other entries are wel-

come (bicycles, etc.). Entries will be judged on creativity, beauty, imagination and patriotism. Anyone interested in participating can contact parade chairwoman Dawn Dixon at 541-252-7322 or 541-347-5683 or via email at or Entries also will be accepted the day of the parade, but Dixon encourages pre-registration. Dixon also has created a patriotic “Stars and Stripes” crocheted afghan

that is being raffled (date and time to be announced). Tickets cost $1 each or six for $5 and all proceeds will be used for the 2015 parade. A website with more details on the Fourth of July parade can be viewed at Other activities are planned for the Fourth of July holiday, including the annual Lions Family Day in the Park and the Chamber of Commere’s fireworks display at dusk over the waterfront.

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VFW thanks first responders The Bandon VFW Post No. 3440, VFW Auxiliary and the American Legion hosted a first response appreciation dinner for the Bandon Police Department, Bandon Fire Department, local paramedics and their families April 5. Those attending were treated to a meal and cake. A cake was delivered that evening to the hospital as well. A highlight of the evening was all the children each leaving with a balloon. “We wanted to honor those who respond to our 911 calls and who make our city a wonderful and safe place to live,” said Madeline Seymour, VFW Auxiliary president. From left: Nick Siewell of BFD, Tony Byrd, BPD and Chief Bob Webb, BPD.

BANDON — Bandon’s largest and most prestigious fundraising golf tournament, the Southern Coos Health Foundation’s Bandon Golf for Health Classic, which benefits Bandon’s hospital as well as several community healthcare events, returns to Bandon Crossings on July 18 and 19 for its seventh annual competition. Teams comprising over 100 players are expected to compete in this best-ball scramble. The insurance firm of Chivaroli and Associates returns for the seventh time as the major sponsor of the event. Other top sponsors, including Structured and Banner Bank, will be helping to assure the success of the tournament, which is also the top fundraising activity for the year for the Southern Coos Health Foundation. Well over $100,000 has been raised

in year’s past to purchase state-of-the-art equipment and improvements to the hospital, according to organizers. The fun-filled weekend begins Friday, July 18, at Bandon Crossings with a skills challenge and mini-tournament. Two-person teams will compete for prizes, with sign-up from 4 to 4:30 p.m. and tee-off at 4:45 p.m. This exciting new event will be followed by a sponsor appreciation party at Home on the Range at Bandon Crossings, starting at 6 p.m. The event will feature hors d’oeuvres catered by Edgewaters, a cash bar serving wine and beer, and live and silent auctions. Amerinet returns as the seven-year sponsor of the party. On Saturday morning, July 19, the Bandon Golf for Health Classic gets underway with an 8:15

a.m. continental breakfast. At 9 a.m., the Best of Bandon Putting Contest, with a crisp $100 bill as top prize, gets underway. Meanwhile, the driving range is open from 8 to 10:30 a.m. so players can warm up prior to the 10:40 a.m. player’s meeting and 11 a.m. shotgun start. Four person teams will play their best ball in a scramble event on the beautiful Bandon Crossing Golf Course. This year, the greens keepers are promising to set some pin locations that will “send shivers up the player’s spines!” There are prizes for a hole-in-one on any Par 3, and if it’s made on No. 14, the player wins $25,000 cash. At the tournament’s end, a sumptuous barbecue dinner awaits, as well as raffle drawings, a live auction and some more surprises as a way of thanking participants.

Event results will be posted, and team and individual awards will be presented. The top team members will join the previous six winning teams in having their names engraved on the impressive Magness Cup, the tournament’s roving trophy named for the late Bill Magness, who donated the land that Southern Coos Hospital sits upon. Last, but not least, is the grand finale. At the end of the program, one player’s name will be drawn for the chance to make the biggest shot of all, a hole-in-one to win a $1 million payoff. Is this the year some skilled (and lucky) player finally does it? For more information, or to sign up a team or a player, or as a sponsor, go to or call Southern Coos Health Foundation at 541-329-1040.

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Thursday, May15,2014 • Bandon Western World • B3

Classifieds Employment 213 General Distribution Coordinator 200 FREE

203 Clerical $5.00 $7.00

Curry County Clerk’s Office is accepting applications for a full time

Deputy Clerk I Coordinates and performs clerical functions related to the Recording and Elections departments. Oversees the maintenance and microfilming of records; assists the general public in voter registration and location of property information. High school graduation or equivalency; three years of progressively responsible clerical experience which includes one year of property transaction experience; or any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training. Salary: $2326-2967/month plus benefits and retirement eligibility. Open until filled. For application and job description contact Julie Swift in the Personnel Office, 94235 Moore St., Ste. 125, Gold Beach, OR 97444, or call (541) 247-3233, or e-mail to or visit the County website at . EOE and drug free workplace.

206 Customer Service

The World has an opening in our Circulation Department for a $12.00 Distribution Coordinator. This is a Part-Time position working 20-29 $12.00 hours per week as needed. Work schedules are variable$17.00 with weekdays, holidays and weekends included. Candidate must be available by 9:45am Monday through Thursday and on Friday night/Saturday morning at about midnight. No Sunday or Friday daytime hours. The successful candidate will use company vehicle to deliver newspapers covering open carrier routes in any part of our delivery area. If a personal vehicle is used, mileage is paid in addition. Candidate will have additional duties assigned and be cross-trained for customer service duties to supplement staffing needs in the office. Must have excellent people skills and be customer service oriented with the ability to work independently as well as on a team. Previous newspaper delivery experience is helpful. Knowledge of the general geography of Coos Bay, North Bend, Charleston, Bandon, Port Orford, Powers, Myrtle Point, Coquille, Hauser, Lakeside, and Reedsport area is desired. This position requires tenacity, consistency, good judgment, quick decision making and solid interpersonal skills. As part of Lee Enterprises, The World offers excellent earnings potential and some part-time benefits, along with a professional and comfortable work environment focused on growth opportunities for employees. Apply online at offer drug screen and background/DMV check required

HELP WANTED: housekeepers. Experience preferred but we will train. Apply in person, Best Western Inn at Face Rock, 3225 Beach Loop Dr Hiring dishwashers and cooks for summer season. Email work history or resume to or pick up application 3-4pm. 375 2nd St, Old Town, Bandon. 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. SERVER, LINE COOK, dish washer wanted. Apply at the Wheelhouse in Old Town or send your resume to PO Box 1330, Bandon 97411. Taking applications, line cook, prep cook & wait staff at the Crazy Norwegian in Port Orford. 541-332-8601.

207 Drivers CDL-A Truck Drivers Needed! $1500 Sign On Bonus! Dedicated and OTR Great Miles & Time Off! Benefits, 401k, EOE. Call 7 days/week 866-435-8590 OCAN Drivers-Whether you have experience or need training, we offer unbeatable career opportunities. Trainee, Company Driver, LEASE OPERATOR, LEASE TRAINERS. 877-369-7104 OCAN Drivers Prime Inc. Company Drivers & Independent Contractors for Refrigerated, Tanker & Flatbed NEEDED! Plenty of Freight & Great Pay! Start with Prime Today! Call 800-277-0212 or apply online at OCAN

Log Truck Drivers

FIELD AUDITOR COOS BAY At Charter, we are a growing and dynamic $7+ billion Fortune 500 organization with 17,000 employees strong. The Field Auditor is responsible for performing field audits for unauthorized connections and reporting safety violations. This entry level position identifies and disconnects any unauthorized connections according to company guidelines /requirements, maintains system security by auditing locking mechanisms on associated enclosures and reporting damaged equipment in accordance with local guidelines, audits drops as necessary to conform to quality and safety control guidelines. This position will travel (including during inclement weather) to and from assigned territories and company facilities. The successful candidate will have a current valid drivers’ license, satisfactory motor vehicle report (as they will be operating a company vehicle), be able to climb poles, work aloft, carry, climb and operate extension ladders, and work near electric and other power lines. For full job description and to apply, please go to our website. Charter is proud to be a drug free Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V NEEDED: HOUSEKEEPER AND FRONT DESK. Please apply in person at Table Rock Motel.

211 Health Care ADULT FOSTER HOME care provider needed. Part-time. Must pass criminal history check. 541-347-9810.

Charge Nurse-LPN or RN: Full Time; Part Time available; On Call all shifts. Wage DOE-Benefit eligible positions include paid time off, health & dental insurance, flexible spending account and holiday pay. Job description will be reviewed by Supervisor at time of interview. Contact Human Resource Director @ 541-469-3111, x46905 for more information. Please apply online via website: All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

looking for Skilled Grader Operator & Hvy Diesel Mechanic w/tools. $19/H+DOE, Overtime, Housing Available. 907-225-2180

NOW HIRING for all positions Edgewaters Restaurant, Bandon. Apply in person, 480 First St. SW. NOW HIRING for all positions Edgewaters Restaurant, Bandon. Apply in person, 480 First St. SW.

RON’S OIL Diesel Mechanic Wanted. Full Time. Please call for application information. 541-396-5571 Bandon Inn seeking part-time light maintenance individual weekends (9am-1pm). Apply in person, 9am-3pm M-F... ask for Molly.

RON’S OIL Ranch Hand Wanted. Full Time Please call for application information. 541-396-5571

Dental Hygienist Dental Assistant Dental Office Floater FT - Reedsport, Clinic apply online at

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT/VISITOR SERVICES MANAGER PART TIME City of North Bend Visitor Information Center. HS Diploma or equivalent and 2 yrs. exp. working with the public required. Event planning exp. preferred. $12.66 - $16.07/ hour. Closing date May 28, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. A preference will be given to qualified veterans who apply for this position pursuant to ORS 408.225 to 408.237. Applications are available online EOE/AA

Care Giving 225 227 Elderly Care ISENBURG CAREGIVING SERVICE. Do you need help in your home? We provide home care as efficiently and cost-effective as possible. Coquille - Coos Bay - Bandon. Lilo Isenburg, 541-396-6041.


406 Public Notices

433 Window Washing

THE HAIR CLUB is excited to announce the addition of Lu Rouse to our team! Lu is available on Sundays for all your hair needs and Thursdays $35.00 and Saturdays for manicures and ped$15.00 icures. So come get your pamper on! $45.00 541-347-3217.

ERIC’S CLEAR VIEW WINDOW CLEANING. May discount special, 15% off cleaning estimate w/ad. The same honest, friendly & efficient service. 541-260-1522.

302 Business Service


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 has the change you’re looking for. Now with 3 Spa Pedicure chairs to serve your needs. We offer All Nail services, Hair, Facials, Waxing, Massage & Spray Tans. Beauty from head to toe! Give us a call @ 541.329.1826, or book online 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. Preferred Provider for Delta Dental and Pacific Source. Pahls Family Dentistry is now accepting new patients. Call today to schedule an appointment at 541-396-2242. 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.

304 Financing MAY LOAN OF THE MONTH: Veteran Interest Rate Reduction Loan Current VA loan? We can refinance you for a lower rate, even if you owe more than your house is worth! Call today to see if you qualify. Keeli Gernandt 541-347-9992, Eagle Home Mortgage, NMLS 590542. Equal Opportunity Lender, this is not a commitment to lend.

306 Jobs Wanted 52 HP Gorse, Brush mowing. $35/hr. Fast, efficient work. Free estimates. Call Mike, 541-347-5486. 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 EVERGREEN CREATIONS picture framing. You may not see us, but we are available for your custom artwork needs. Top quality work at affordable prices since 2007. 541-347-2517. 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

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. SKILLED, TALENTED motivated couple seeking a motel management position on the coast. Experienced in marketing, front desk, customer service and some maintenance. Please call 541-643-0264.

Notices 400 Adoption-We are a happily married couple looking to adopt a child. We promise love & security for your child. Expenses paid. Call or Text Kate & Tim 302-750-9030 OCAN

402 Auctions Estate Auction 1605 Howard St. Coos Bay Saturday May 17 10am/preview Friday 9-5 Ammo Hunting Fishing Camping Anvil Guitars Tools Generator Furniture Cuckoo clocks Gun safe Gardening Firewood Flatscreen TVs Household goods and more WD Auction Company 541-290-7330 541-290-0990

403 Found SET OF KEYS found in street between post office and Bandon Western World office. Includes several store tags. Identify and claim at Bandon Western World office. 541-347-2423, ext. 21.


Found & Found Pets 5 lines - 5 days - Free

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: Black Lab, female, long legged named Wendy. 4 miles S. of Coos Bay on Hwy 101 541-267-6087 or 541-217-4885.

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..... AFTERNOON DELIGHTS at Bandon Coffee Café. Your favorite coffee with a choice of cookies, fresh apple bar, or one of our incredible coffee cakes. Stop in today! AUDITIONS for BPH show “Hello, Dolly!” 6-9 p.m. May 19, Sprague Theater. Come ready to sing & dance; sheet music preferred, piano accompaniment provided, or bring instrumental CD. All ages welcome, 12 main roles available, plus extras for street & restaurant scenes. Show runs last three weekends in August. Info: Richard Robinett, 541-347-1292. AUDITIONS FOR Cinderella, a New Artists production for youth grades 1-12; Sunday, May 18th from 1-3:30 pm at the Sprague Community Theater. Those auditioning will be asked to read from the script. Bring schedules for school and exta-curricular activities. Info: 541-347-2517. *AUTHOR NIGHT at Bandon Library* Monday, May 19, 7pm. Tom Baake is author/publisher of regional guidebooks and writes a weekly column about fun local activities. Join us as he discusses local & regional driving tours, hiking trails, bicycle routes, and paddling opportunities. Everyone welcome, no cost to attend, refreshments served. Sponsored by Bandon Library Friends/Foundation. BAGELS, Warm Sticky Buns, muffins, danish, almond pastry, brownies, more. And, your favorite coffee! Bandon Coffee Café, 541-347-1144. BANDON COFFEE Café - Pie and coffee! Stop in for a slice with homemade whipped cream, and a cup of delicious coffee! 541 347 1144. BANDON LIBRARY Friends & Foundation annual meeting on Tuesday, May 27, 10:00 a.m. in the Sprague Room of the Bandon Library. Join us to hear about the past year — what’s been accomplished — and the next year — what’s planned. Everyone is welcome! Bandon School District is accepting bids on the following: Used bleacher boards - vertical grain fir from old high school gym bleachers: 69 1x10x16; 29 ¾x8x16. Minimum bid is $3500. Bids must be in multiples of $100. Sealed bids are due by 3:00 p.m. Friday, May 23rd at the District Office. Bandon School District makes no warranties or guarantees as to the condition of these boards. Boards will be sold where is, as is. To inspect call 541-347-4411. BUY JOHN SCHIEFER art with a donation to school art program, during May at Art By the Sea Gallery. New Miniature Show and Member Show May/June. On the PedWay/Continuum Building, Old Town. 541-347-5355. DAILY LUNCH specials at Bandon Coffee Café - burgers, deli sandwiches with housemade potato salad or side green salad or fresh chips! FIRST ANNUAL ROGUE Credit Union scavenger hunt, to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network at Doernbechers Hospital. Donations accepted at Rogue Credit Union Monday to Friday. Stop by Rogue to make a donation and learn more about this fun event and its sponsors. Scavenger hunt for prizes will be Saturday, May 17. 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. Langlois Lions Mary Hildebrand Memorial Plant Sale Sat., May 17, 9 am3 pm. 48136 Floras Lake Lp. Wonderful selection of yard, garden & household plants + Pottery for the garden. Benefits our charitable programs. ODD FELLOW Cemetery must be cleared of all grave site mementoes and flowers by Wed., 5pm, May 21, to allow for cemetery mowing. Items may be placed back on grave sites after the mowing is completed. If you have questions, please e-mail or write to P.O. Box 978, Bandon, OR. ORANGE ROLLS - spring is in the air! Cookies. Bagels. Scones. Pastries. Coffee. Good stuff. Bandon Coffee Café - Old Town. SPECIAL: Hot Italian Sub. Pacific Blues Natural Cafe, Wine Bar, Gifts, Espresso, Old Town. TACO TUESDAY IS BACK AT THE VFW!

Education 450

Want to support the Bandon High School Class of 2014?

451 Classes

The Bandon Western World will publish a photo page of the BHS graduates on June 5, with 1x3 ads surrounding the photos. The ads will be $35, and will include your business name, logo, contact information, and you may include a congratulatory message to either the whole class or an individual graduate. The deadline is May 26. Please contact Sandy, 541-347-2423, ext. 21

Beach Journal Workshop at Sage Place! Klamath Falls, mixed media artist, Roxanne Evans Stout, is our guest instructor, Sun. May 18th. Tuition is $85, plus $15 materials fee. Join the fun! 541- 329-0303. FREE COMPUTER CLASSES Google Forms Mon., 5/19, 1pm at Library; Googling Wed., 5/21, 1pm at Library; Photo Lab Wed., 5/21, 5pm at Library; Lab Thu., 5/22, 2pm at Bandon Library. More info and register at Bandon Library or online at HANDSPINNING CLASS, Sat., May 17, 9-4. Wild Rivers Wool Factory, Langlois. 541-348-2033.

406 Public Notices 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY at the Human Bean Bandon!! Gone by so fast!! We are incredibly grateful to each and every one of our fabulous customers and we want to show our thanks and heartfelt appreciation. Please join us Thursday the 15th to celebrate!! We’ll have lots of giveaways including drinks, mugs, gift cards, baked goods etc.




401 Adoptions

213 General

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday

under $200 total 4 lines - 3 days - Free

The World Link- Free Paper. Contact Susana Norton at 541-269-1222 ext. 255

SE Alaska Logging Company


541-267-6278 Business


The City of Coquille is looking for a volunteer Park Host for Sturdivant Park. In return for some cleaning and park maintenance, you are provided a camp site with full hookups. This is a seasonal position. If interested, please contact Ruth Graham at 541-396-2115 ext 207. You can also get the information from the website at The cut-off date for applications is Friday, May 23, 2014. EOE

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Value Ads

THANK YOU Bandon Fitness for improving our health! Donna Anderson, Gail McClave, Carolyn Sorenson, Liah Schmidt, Nancy Galbraith, Jeanie Lea, Marion Gant, Debra Mahar & Cindy Walters, Ellen Blankenheim.

16.00/ an hour Ireland trucking541-863-5241 (541-863-1501 eves) PICKUP TRUCKS NEEDED NOW! Move RV trailers from Indiana and delivery all over the USA and CANADA. Many trips headed EAST! Go to: OCAN

227 Elderly Care ISENBURG CAREGIVING SERVICE. Do you need help in your home? We provide home care as efficiently and cost-effective as possible. Coquille Coos Bay - Bandon. Lilo Isenburg, 541-396-6041.

WARNING: Becoming a professional volunteer can be habit forming! The experience will give new purpose to your life, grow your circle of friends, and build your resume. Volunteering is best suited for those with a passion for living, laughing and caring. Now accepting applications for our FREE 3-Day training June 9 - 11 for volunteers in the Port Orford/Bandon service area. Please call 541-512-5040 or email for more information. WE ARE INVITING everyone to the Bandon Seventh-Day Adventist church for a weekly Bible study. come and learn how to study the Bible and bring your questions. Starts at 6 pm every Tuesday. 541-404-1175.

Services 425 430 Lawn Care 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. RODRIGUEZ GARDENING & Maintenance for a free estimate on any project, from weed pulling, lot clearing, trimming, hedge cutting and dispersing bark & much more. Licensed (8318) & insured. Call today for an appointment. Roger 541-260-3553; Areli 541-260-4478. Rod’s Landscape Maintenance Gutter Cleaning, Pressure Washing, Tree Trimming, Trash Hauling and more! Lic. #7884 Visa/MC accepted 541-404-0107

453 Musical Lessons PIANO LESSONS: Make music a part of your life by learning a new skill or revisiting an old one. Classically trained pianist with degrees from CSU Sacramento and the Vienna Conservatory. Member of Music Teachers National Association with over 30 years teaching experience. Call today to learn more! 541-347-3566.

Holidays 475 490 Fourth of July BANDON LIONS seeking vendors for our 4th of July event in the park! $25 per space. Hurry before the spaces are gone! Call 541-329-0120.

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.

SOUTH COAST LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE for your everyday lawn care needs. #10646.Call Chris @541-404-0106 TREE SERVICE, hazardous removal, limbing, brush cleanup, site clearing. Competitive prices. 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.

COQUILLE BROILER RESTAURANT FOR LEASE. Nice restaurant at best location in Coquille. Turn key, completely outfitted & ready to go. On Hwy 42. 1st, last & deposit. 2 N Central. 541-294-7039 Negotiable.

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House For Sale: Coos Bay 3 bed 1 bath on corner lot, Appliances included, new flooring, cupboard and kitchen counter, plus much more. $119,000 OBO - OWC with best offer. Call 541-297-4750 FOR SALE Bandon $265,000. Like New! Open floor, 3 bed, 2 bath, vaulted ceilings, rustic maple cabinetry, tile and hardwood floors, deck, & fenced yard. Century 21 Best Realty, Inc. 541-347-9431. RMLS#14429910. FOR SALE Bandon $469,000. Stunning Views! Custom 3000 sqft. 4 Bed, 3 Baths + Office overlooking Old Town. Private guest quarters & Large Garage. Century 21 Best Realty, Inc. 541-347-9431. RMLS#14528111.

4 bed 1.5 bath (or 2 bed w/den & office) in warm, sunny Coquille. Beautiful, private back yard w/sun deck.$ FOR RENT 3 bd. 2 bath on quiet street in county but near everything. $900/mo plus security deposit. No smoking. 541-290-8100. FOR RENT: 2 bedroom, 2 bath, well-insulated cottage in town. Small den, large lot. $900/mo. $1000 security deposit. 541-347-1696. FOR RENT: 3bd/ 1ba duplex, w/d hook ups, landscaping inc. 541-347-4801. FOR RENT: small 2 bedroom, 1 bath. Close to shopping. $600/mo. + deposit. 541-347-3454. Great House Remodeled lg. 3 bedroom 1 bath plus lg family room & deck, North Bend, pets if approved, $985 plus deposit 541-756-1829 Quiet NB older 1 bedroom, + loft, + basement. Laundry hookups, good location, close to shopping. Water paid. $600/mo., first, last + deposit. 541-267-3704 or 541-756-3600.

710 Miscellaneous MAY SALE at Shindlers Healthmart Pharmacy. Nasacort 60 sprays $11.99, selected Crest toothpaste $3, Kotex U Tampons $3.99, selected Airborne $4.99. Sale Prices good all month long! New Kelty backpack, fully loaded; stainless steel gear. Back packing kayak used once, oak roll top desk. 541-290-0403.

901 ATVs 777 Computers Dell 17 in Flat Screen Monitor. $25. Call 541-294-9107

788 Crocheting/Knitting

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

MAY SALE on all Shibui yarns at Stranded by the Sea. 390 1st St. SW, Suite 2E (Port of Bandon building). 541-329-0185.

727 Boating Supplies Free Boat Safety Inspection

Pets/Animals 800 801 Birds/Fish 5 DAYS CLASSIFIED PUBLISHING IS BACK!! Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday

505 Lots/Acreage FOR SALE Bandon. $160,000. Two lots east of town, your home-site will need to be cleared, Great location with trees, private setting awaits your new home. Century 21 Best Realty, Inc. 541-347-9431. RMLS#14046297. OCEAN TRAILS. We are offering two lots, each nearly double size, for $45,000 each. Surveyed, level, access to beach, underground utilities. Less than half original price. Call Fred at 541-290-9444. D. L. Davis Real Estate, 1110 Alabama, across from Liquor Store. 24 hr Notary Public.

506 Manufactured FOR SALE or rent: Mobile home in Bandon Pines Senior Park. $8000 OBO or $485/mo. rent. Call 925-286-1571 or 925-228-5271.

Rentals 600 601 Apartments

605 Lots/Spaces Spring Tide Trailer Park has spaces available to rent. $260 mo. W/S/G paid. Credit and Criminal background check required. 541-267-7484

609 Rooms for Rent Rooms for Rent - Coos Bay downtown, share house. Includes all util. Nice views. 541-267-3134

610 2-4-6 Plexes FOR RENT: 2 bd, 1 bath duplex. NO pets, references required. $565/mo. Security deposit required. Call 541-297-2348.

611 Storage Units

613 Vacation Rentals Free towels, 7-day/wk reservations, free wine glasses, & a guaranteed $5,000 net income increase are a few benefits you can expect when your rental is managed by Vacasa. 541-224-8997. Charming 1 Bed/ 1 Bath Apt in quiet North Bend 4-Plex. Recent remodel w/Bay view, access to washer/dryer, carport & near all amenities. $550 per Mo/Utilities paid. Ready Now. Leonard 541-260-2220 $550 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. HARVARD STREET APARTMENTS is looking for a few good tenants. We are offering large 2 bedroom apartments for $610/mo., with water, sewer and garbage paid. One month free with 12 month lease. Call 541-347-7028 now!

Other Stuff 700 701 Furniture LA-Z-BOY reclining sofa $350 & La-Z-Boy loveseat, $175. Excellent condition. 541-347-1573.

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

PRIVATE STUDIO, 650 sq. ft. Patio, fenced yard, pets neg, kitchenette, bath. $585, util. incl. 541-551-1523.

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

Merchandise Item Good 5 lines - 5 days $8.00

Better 5 lines - 10 days $12.00


703 Lawn/Garden Dahlia tubers. 541-888-3648 $1.00

704 Musical Instruments (Includes Photo)

For Sale: 1896 Smith & Barnes Cabinet Grand Piano. $300.00

Good 6 lines -5 days $45.00

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

602 Commercial Property FOR RENT: Prime Old Town commercial building. 165 Alabama, between the Minute Cafe and Arcade Tavern. $850/month. Oregon Properties, 541-347-9813.

603 Homes Furnished FOR RENT: Studio cottage $500/mo. Deposit $500. Fully furnished. References required. Two minutes from Bandon. Available June 1. 541-290-4800 or 503-881-3664.

604 Homes Unfurnished

Market Place 750 751 Antiques Price lowered by half for Ocean View Burial lots. Call 360-989-0816 for details.


Pets (Includes a Photo)

915 Used Cars

5 lines - 5 days $12.00

Better 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.

802 Cats

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

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

Time will be allowed for your verbal testimony at this hearing. It is recommended that testimony be presented in written form. You may also submit testimony by US mail or electronically. Please note the deadlines below for submitting testimony: 5:00 pm, May 14, 2014: Deadline for inclusion of testimony in Planning Commission packet. 5:00 pm, May 19, 2014: Deadline for Electronic (e-mail or FAX ) testimony. PLEASE NOTE: Every effort will be made to deliver your electronic message to the commission. However, the City of Bandon is not responsible for failure of communications links, hardware or software in delivery of your testimony. In no event can the City ensure your electronic testimony will be given to the Commission unless it is electronically or physically received before 5 p.m. on June 24, 2013. 5:00 pm, May 22, 2014: Deadline for receipt of hand delivered or US mail testimony. After 5:00 pm on May 22, 2014: Testimony must be presented at the hearing. The applicable criteria are contained in Sections 17.116 - Zone Changes and Amendments of the Bandon Municipal Code.

5 lines - 10 days $17.00

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday

2007 Ford Focus. Excellent Condition. Clean. Non Smoker. 35 mpg. Silver Exterior, No accidents, No dents. Manual. $4,999. Call 541-271-5317

The proposal must also be consistent with the Goals and Policies of the Bandon Comprehensive Plan that may be deemed applicable. A copy of the application, all documents and evidence relied upon by the applicant and applicable criteria are available for inspection at the City Offices and Library at no cost. Copies will be provided at a reasonable cost. The staff report will be available for inspection at no cost at least ten days prior to the meeting and a copy will be provided at a reasonable cost. Contact Michelle Hampton at (541) 347-2437, Extension 231, or email for further information. Dated May 8, 2014 BANDON PLANNING COMMISSION PUBLISHED: Bandon Western WorldMay 15, 2014 (ID-20252530)

Better (includes boxing) 5 lines - 2 days $15.00

Best (includes boxing) 6 lines - 3 days $20.00 All ads will appear in The World, Bandon Western World, Umpqua Post, The World link, and Smart Mobile. Treasures galore @ the 15th Street Community Swap Meet, Port Orford, Saturday, May 17, 9am-3pm. Sponsored by Port Orford Library & Ray’s Food Place.

754 Garage Sales 101 THE MARKETPLACE OF BANDON! Flea market, store & a whole lot more, you never know what you will find. Free coffee & popcorn! 101 & Grand Ave., next to Face Rock Creamery. Thurs. 11-5, Fri./ Sat. 9-5, Sunday 11-5. 541-290-7030. 981 Fulton Ave. off Morrison. Whole house, Jewelry, Chairs, New sofa, Beds, Furiture, Garden, China cabinets, Case & Cuckoo Clock, Kitchen. Sat & Sun 8-5 Sun most 1/2 price @ noon. See photos on Facebook, White Raven Estate Sale. Agness Community Garage Sale & Farm Girl Funk Spring tag sale plus Agness Library Fry Bread Fund Raiser May 17th 9-4pm pick up maps at Cougar Ln. Store & Agness RV Park. All in Agness, Or.

AKC Scottish Terrier 1girls & 2 boys Black, shots, wormed, dew claws. $450 each 541-325-9615

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808 Pet Care Pet Cremation 541-267-3131 BEACH DOG Grooming. Six mi. south of Bandon. Taking appointments, 541-290-1991. Like me on Facebook. BEST PAW FORWARD Professional Pet Grooming invites you to visit our new home at 550 4th St. S.E. For appointments, call 541-551-1262. Master Groomer and member of National Dog Groomers Association of America. MARY’S PET Sitting & much more. Leave your cares behind. Insured. 541-297-0073.

Call: 541-756-6838

706 Remodeling WHITE VINYL, insulated windows 2(3’0x3’0), 2(4’0x3’0), 1(4’0x5’0), 1(4’0x6’0), Insulated steel door with frame 36”x80” full glass. 541-347-3031.

709 Wanted to Buy Call CATYWAUMPUS (541-808-1001) 396 First Street, Bandon (same building as La Fiesta Restaurant). We buy & sell gold & silver coins, jewelry, scrap, gold teeth. Pay based on spot price of the day. 11 to 5 weekdays.

710 Miscellaneous FREE pick up & removal of broken computers, Windows XP, laptops, XBoxes, printers. 541-294-9107

2 BEDR., den, W+D hookup. Water & sewer included. 50361 Hwy. 101 S. $650 rent, $600 dep. 541-297-3781.

BUY ONE, get one free. Mason Vitamin sale. Good until May 24. At Shindlers Healthmart Pharmacy.

2 Rentals Homes 1 CB 1 NB Clean, & Newly Painted, W/D Hook ups. No pet/smoking 2 bed $795 / $850 + deposit. 541-297-3638

North Bend & Coos Bay Only Computer Repair - Just as accurate, Less expensive Call 541-294-9107

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Indoor/Outdoor ESTATE Sale (indoor by appointment. 541-404-4100) Antique & vintage furniture, collectibles, new Lawn mower, new sewing machine, 8600 Lower Fourmile Ln, BANDON - Sat/Sun 9-5 Coos Bay - Garage Sale Antiques, furniture and miscellaneous household items. Fri & Sat 9-4 1626 Cottonwood Ave. Coos Bay - Moving Sale ONE DAY ONLY! Camping gear, tables, clothing, furniture, etc. Saturday 9-4 894 Marshall Ave. EMMANUEL EPISCOPAL CHURCH RUMMAGE SALE 4th & Highland Street, Coos Bay. Friday, May 16th- 9am-2pm Saturday May17th- 9am-1pm

6 lines - 10 days i $55.00

(includes boxing) 6 lines - 20 days $69.95

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


(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.

Real Estate/Rentals

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

The hearing has been set for Thursday, May 22, 2014. The Planning Commission hearing begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, Bandon Oregon.

Coos Bay Estate Sale.

North Bend One bedroom close to shopping & schools. W/G included. No pets/smoking. $505/$400 dep. 1189 Virginia #3 541-267-0125 or 541-297-6752

(includes photo) 6 lines - 10 days $20.00

911 RV/Motor Homes

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


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.

729 Exercise Equipment

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

Good 6 lines - 5 days $15.00

SINGLE AXLE Car Dolly, $75 obo. Call Gene @ 602-290-0578.

Folding crab traps, 50’ rope, buoy and bait hook. 541-888-3648 $26.00

Marcy classic exercise, good starter set, all accessories, best offer, never used!!New $140. 541-271-0874

Auto - Vehicles Boats -Trailers

902 Auto Parts

728 Camping/Fishing

View of Coos & Millicoma River 7 min out 2600sq. ft., on 7 ac. Knotty pine & cedar inside & out. Pasture, garden, timber, barn. Year around creek, excellent well. $360,000. 541-269-1343

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CITY OF BANDON NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Hearing has been set before the Planning Commission on the following amendment to the Comprehensive Plan: Amendments to the Parks Master Plan.

Support the Bandon Youth Center shop at OUR THRIFT STORE. Good, clean sellable donations welcome

by USCG - May 17th from 8am to 3pm. Receive State & Federal compliance certificates. Englund Marine Supply in Charleston. 541-888-6723

Reedsport - Ranch Road 1480 sq ft 3 Bed/2 Bath, Living Rm & Den w/ wood stove, 2/3 Acre-Nice View, Easy Yard, Garage w/ RV Parking, Fenced, Utility Rm w/ W/D $950/Mo Call (503) 266-1293 $950/month

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday

ODDITY SHOP Mini Mall: antiques, gifts, decor, jewelry, books, hats, guy stuff. 60 W. 1st, Coq. 541-396-3660.

Recreation/ Sports 725

Legals 100


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.

604 Homes Unfurnished

Your online source for employment & more!

504 Homes for Sale 3 BEDRM, 1.5 BATH, extra family room, garage, storage barn on 1 acre+-. Inside, outside freshened. Close to golfing, 57539 7 Devils. $135,000 OBO. Owner can finance. 541-297-3781.

INDOOR SALE Friday & Saturday 10-5 at Restoration Worship Center, 89 North Ave. INDOOR YARD SALE. Antiques, vintage, art & craft supplies, tile, books, kuba cloth, etc. 89114 Sunny Loop Ln., Bandon. Fri., Sat. 11 am - 3 pm.

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Lakeside: Garage Sale - Antigues 1926 Treadle Singer Sewing Machine, 1930 Radio w/tubes, dishes, fishing poles. All quality condition. Fri & Sat 9-4 630 Woodland St. MOVING SALE. Couch, dining table, TV, lots of kids/ baby stuff, Tempurpedic bed. Everything must go! 1094 3rd St. SE. Fri., Sat., 8-4.

755 Market Basket Arugula, Cheesecakes, Coffee. Old Town Marketplace Farmers/Artisan Mkt. Fridays & Saturdays 10am-4pm. On Bandon’s Waterfront. FROZEN BLUEBERRIES, no pesticides, $1.75/lb. Monday through Thursday, 9-3:30. Call in advance, 541-347-2575, Misty Meadows.

756 Wood/Heating 50 Bags of American Best Wood pellets u-haul $4.00 per bag. call: 541-396-5478

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