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

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Cranberry Court The 2014 Bandon Cranberry Festival Court has been chosen. Court members include, from left: Annmarie Pickett, Paige Smith, Kenzie Basey, Anna Taylor and LizaMay Skeie. This year’s theme has a western focus, “Cranberry Round Up!” and was suggested by Ron and Mary Evans, who won $50 for their submission. The 68th annual Cranberry Festival will be held Sept. 12, 13 and 14.

Bandon land exchange gets state parks OK

BANDON — The public is invited to the second annual Bandon Chamber of Commerce Business Fair from 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at The Barn, 1200 11th St. S.W. in City Park. Businesses will once again showcase their products and services. “The Bandon Chamber of Commerce wants to help promote and increase awareness of our businesses during the 2014 season,” said Executive Director

Julie Miller, “and we can think of no better way to do that than to make a positive and memorable impression on those individuals, including front-line employees and volunteers, service organizations, chamber members and the public, who regularly help Bandon visitors access local goods and services.” More than 40 local businesses will be showcased at the event and each will offer giveaways, samples and promotion-

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Commissioners outline SCCF

By John Gunther Bandon Western World

BANDON — The Oregon Parks Commission last week approved a land transfer of 280 acres of the Bandon State Natural Area to Bandon Biota for Mike Keiser to build the Bandon Links golf complex. Keiser owns Bandon Dunes Golf Resort and also owns Bandon Biota LLC, a separate company. The transfer still faces one big hurdle, since the land that would go to Bandon Biota was sold to the Oregon Parks Department by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management on the condition that it remain open to public outdoor recreation. That condition must be removed before the property can be transferred, a process that could take several months, according to Chris Havel of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. But the April 8 vote was a huge step toward the transfer becoming reality. “We’re pleased with the outcome,” Keiser said last week, adding that there’s a long ways to go in the process. “The Bureau of Land Management has to sign off on the ultimate use. And we need approval from Coos County when we come up with a specific plan.” Steve Corey, an attorney working on the proposal for Keiser, has had preliminary discussions with BLM, Keiser said, adding “they seem very reasonable.” The Parks Commission approved the concept late last year, but delayed a final vote twice before finally approving it by a 4-2 margin. To approve the transfer, the commission had to find that it provided overwhelming public benefit.

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Cover Oregon deadline is extended to April 30 By Geneva Miller Contributing Writer

BANDON — New federal law requires all residents to subscribe to health insurance. The deadline for enrollment in a private health insurance policy for 2014 is April 30. Cover Oregon is the insurance marketplace designed to allow Oregon residents to compare multiple insurance options at one time, either online or through a paper application. Other states elected to use the federal exchange,, or created their own state-based exchanges. The exchange is similar to travel sites Orbitz or Expedia, which allow travelers to compare multiple airline and flight itineraries. Using Cover Oregon, insurance shoppers start the application process by supplying basic information about household members and income. Then they review policy options from private insurance companies and, for

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By Amy Moss Strong, Bandon Western World

Coos County Commissioner Bob Main, left, explains details about the proposed South Coast Community Foundation at a town hall meeting last Wednesday night at The Barn in Bandon.

Heated exchange follows Bandon town hall meeting By Amy Moss Strong Bandon Western World

BANDON — The first of several town hall meeting hosted by the Coos County Board of Commissioners to solicit public input on the proposed formation the South Coast Community Foundation ended on a somewhat sour note last Wednesday night. One of the meeting’s participants was cited by Bandon police after she allegedly slapped a man during a heated discussion. Ronnie Herne, 69, of Coquille, was charged with one count of harassment outside The Barn in Bandon following an exchange with Rick Skinner of Coos Bay. According to witnesses, the two were discussing the pros and cons of the formation of the SCCF as part of an overall Community Enhancement Plan when the exchange grew heated.

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Commissioner Melissa Cribbins began the meeting by telling the approximately 50 people in attendance that it would follow a “world cafe” format. Large sheets of paper with questions written at the top were placed at five tables around the room. People counted off by fives and were instructed to go to a table, then move to a different one when Cribbins indicated. The purpose of the format, she said, was to have people write their concerns down and discuss each question among themselves and with input from commissioners and others representing the proposed SCCF. The comments will be compiled at the end of a series of similar meetings held through Sunday throughout the county. The South Coast Community Foundation is a proposed non-

profit that would manage half of the community service fees the Jordan Cove Energy Project would pay if it gets federal and state permits and if it receives a long-term property tax exemption. The Community Enhancement Plan was designed to funnel those fees into three coffers: SCCF, Bayfront Investment Corporation and the North Spit taxing districts. “This is not giving a tax gift back to (Jordan Cove),” county Assessor Steve Jansen has explained. “This is a vehicle to get their tax dollars out of their pocket and give every bit of it to Coos County schools and the other taxing districts.” Essentially, Jordan Cove would pay the same amount whether or not it gets long-term property tax

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EDUCATION / Community

Bandon dominates district speech and debate tourney The Bandon High School Speech Team dominated the OSAA District No. 6 speech tournament Saturday at Bandon High School, winning 10 of the 22 individual event slots and two of the six debate slots for the OSAA State Speech and Debate Tournament. Those competitors now advance to the state tournament, which will be held April 24-26 at Western Oregon University. To win an event, BHS students competed headto-head with students from North Bend, Marshfield and Coquille. North Bend won eight slots at state, Marshfield two slots and Coquille two slots. Bandon’s success was widespread, according to coach Ellen Howard. Of the 11 individual events, Bandon will compete in eight at state. Bandon captured both of the dual interpretation qualifying slots at district. The team of Jeneveve Winchell and Autumn Moss Strong captured top honors with “The Unknown Part of the Ocean.” The team of Leo McGeehon and Trenten Gagnon took the second slot with “Spaceballs.” Stephanie Gordon qualified in three

events. In dramatic interpretation, she dominated with “Ronald Reagan Hates Your Ugly Mother,” in oratory she qualified with “Confidence,” and also took first in parliamentary debate, along with her partner Alaina Russell. Cheyenne Fogarty qualified in three events, capturing first with a radio commentary on “Bullying,” second in poetry with a selection on “Determination,” and second in parliamentary debate with partner Leo McGeehon. Freshman Katy Taylor won second in radio commentary with her originally written speech on “Underage Drinking,” filling the two qualification slots in this event. Autumn Moss Strong won second in the prose slot with “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.” In expository, Darby Underdown took second place and qualified with her originally written speech on color psychology, complete with posters. Max Underdown won second place in extemporaneous (also called impromtu) speaking. There were many community volunteers who helped judge the

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“The speech tournament would not have been possible without the many community volunteers who freely gave their time to make this valuable activity possible,” Howard said. “Thanks fail to express the deep gratitude I feel for each one of you.” “I love coaching the Bandon High School Speech and Debate team, from the first year students to the graduates who are successfully competing at the college level, to adults who will never forget how speech has impacted their lives,” added Howard.

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On to state BHS Speech Team members pose in the high school commons following the OSAA district speech tournament Saturday. Back row from left: Trenten Gagnon, Darby Underdown, Max Underdown, Dustin Wilson and Gabe Castelli. Middle row from left: Katy Taylor, Kayla Dugan, Weston Jennings, Jenn Winchell, Autumn Moss Strong and coach Ellen Howard. Front row from left: Cheyenne Fogarty, Emily Wilson, Stephanie Gordon and Leo McGeehon. Not pictured: Alaina Russell and Austin Carrero. individual events and debate rounds. Team parent Michele Winchell organized the food for 20 adults plus 50 student

Will and Celia Piehl Young Poets Awards Did someone read to you when you were very young? What book first got you excited about reading? What do you remember about your first visit to the library? This year’s Will and Celia Young Poets Awards ask young poets to write a poem about any personal experience related to the importance or influence of reading or libraries, in honor of National Poetry Month (April) and Bandon Library’s 10th anniversary in its City Park facility. All grade 5-12 Bandon students (including home study) are eligible. Final due date for submission is Friday, April 25. Cash prizes ($50-$150) will be awarded to winners Friday, May 2, at the Bandon Library. More information and submission guidelines are available online at

competitors. Team parents Shawn Winchell, Amy Moss Strong, Cathy Underdown, Lisa Gagnon and Stacy Taylor helped

during the day, supervising the students and keeping them fueled with food provided by parents and Sharon Haga.

Easter activities Lions host annual Easter Egg Hunt The Bandon Lions Club will hold its 45th annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19, starting at 1 p.m. sharp in Bandon City Park, rain or shine. Five age groups can hunt in different ropedoff areas of City Park: Toddlers ages 2 and younger; preschoolers ages 3 and 4; children ages 5 and 6; children ages 7 and 8; and children ages 9 and 10. Children should bring their own baskets for collecting the eggs. Grand prizes will be awarded for those who find the “special eggs.” For more information or to help, call Judy Sombart at 541-3290120.

Easter Cantata on Good Friday The Bandon Ministerial Association offers the Easter Cantata, “The Rose of Calvary,” at

7 p.m. Good Friday, April 18, at First Presbyterian Church, 592 Edison Ave. S.W., Bandon. The service focuses on the Passion of Christ “This lyrical work uses the metaphor of Jesus as God’s perfect rose, and people the thorns meant to guard him who instead pierce his body and soul with our failures and wrongdoing,” said the Rev. Bobbi Neason, who is directing the choir. The choir represents at least six different area churches. Singers will be accompanied by Crystal Landucci, a well-known local pianist.

Community Sunrise Service on Sunday The Bandon Ministerial Association will offer a Community Sunrise Service early on Easter Sunday morning. This service will be held in the Port of Bandon’s enclosed picnic shelter at 6:30 a.m. allowing worshippers to enjoy the sunrise over the Coquille

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Easter Flower Service at Unity Unity of Bandon will celebrate an Easter Flower Service Sunday, April 20, at 11 a.m., focusing on the symbolism of the resurrection experience as part of the spiritual journey. All are welcome to join in this celebration and participants will receive small flowers to plant at home. Unity is located on U.S. Highway 101, one mile south of 11th Street. Phone 541-347-4696 for more information or visit

Pacific Community offers Good Friday, Easter services Pacific Community Church will hold several special services related to Easter. For a solemn time of reflection, a special Good Friday service will be held Friday, April 18, at 7 p.m. Scripture readings detailing Jesus’ last hours will be featured. On Easter Sunday, April 20, the invitation is extended to all to meet at River the Coquille Lighthouse at Bullards Beach at 6:30 a.m. for a sunrise service. There will be a time of celebration, with music and an encouraging message. At 9 a.m. April 20, Pacific Community Church will present a special Easter service, which will include songs from the Children’s Church kids and a presentation of the Easter story through narrative and song — both congregational singing and special music. This will be followed by a time of refreshments and fellowship, until 10:15 a.m., at which time a second, dif-

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PUBLIC RECORD Vector control meeting today Democrats announce COQUILLE — The Coos County Board of Commissioners has scheduled the second meeting of the Vector Assessment and Control Advisory Committee at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 17, in room 121 of the County Courthouse. The meeting is open to the public. If special accommodations are needed, contact the office at 541-396-7535. Coos County commissioners appointed the following people to serve on the Vector Assessment and Control Advisory Committee: Carl Foster, Coos County Livestock Association; a repre-

sentative from the Coos County Health Department; Christopher Claire, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife; Ken Nice, Hospitality and Tourism; and Allen Russell, Roland Ransdell, Shigeo Oku, Christine Wiggins, Roger Straus and Mark Sturges for the interested citizen positions. At their first meeting, the committee elected Roger Straus as chairman. The members will serve on the committee to make decisions regarding vector control or any method of eliminating insects or animals that may cause disease.

League of Women Voters forum COOS BAY — The League of Women Voters of Coos County has scheduled a public forum from 7-9 p.m. Monday, April 21, at the Coos Bay City Council Chambers, 500 Central Ave., Coos Bay. During the first part of the forum, the four candi-

dates for Coos County Commissioner Position No. 2: Lee Byer, Don Gurney, Dale A. Pennie and John W. Sweet, will speak and answer questions from the audience. During the second part of the forum, candidates for Coos County Commissioner

Position No. 3, Melissa T. Cribbins, Kermit M. Gaston, Jr. and Matt Rowe, will speak and answer audience questions. For more information about the forum, contact Judith VanDuzer Uno at 541-404-0274 or Nancylee Stewart at 541-269-5258.

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BANDON — The Coos County Democrats announce their annual recognition dinner on Saturday, May 3, at The Barn in Bandon City Park, 1200 11th St. SW. The public is invited to attend. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is served at 7 p.m. A silent auction featuring dozens of local items will also be held. Advanced tickets are $35 per person and can be purchased at The Outdoor Inn and Shark Bites in Coos Bay, Off the Record in North Bend, Truffles in Bandon and Marino’s Boots and Saddles in Coquille. Tickets at the door are $40. Former Oregon

Bandon police report April 8 8:10 a.m., shoplifter at Price ’N Pride in custody. Cited Bandon man, 76, on charge of third-degree theft. 8:42 a.m., as the result of a traffic stop, arrested John Alan Simonsen, 57, of Bandon on a charge of driving while suspended. Taken to Coos County jail. 10:11 p.m., received report of possible intoxicated driver northbound on U.S. Highway 101 near shopping center. Unable to establish probable cause for stop. April 9 5:11 p.m., employee in the Bandon Shopping Center reports a woman in the store trying to pass a stolen check. Not as reported. caller p.m., 7:16 requested Bandon police to take an assault report at The Barn, 1200 11th St. SW. Arrested Ronnie Herne, 69, of Coquille on a charge of harassment. Cited and released. April 10 9:21 a.m., out on unauthorized use of a motor vehicle complaint; report taken, vehicle entered into electronic data system as stolen. 12:59 p.m., U.S. Fish Service Wildlife and requested Bandon Police Department to assist in serving papers to resident in the 1000 block of Grand Avenue Southeast. Assistance rendered. 11:44 p.m., neighbors playing loud music in the 500 block of North Avenue. Complainant called back, no response needed, music was turned down. April 11 8:57 a.m., assist outside

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ferent service will begin. It will include congregational singing, special music, and an Easter message. All those without a church home are welmore For come. information, call the church at 541-347-2256. Pacific Community Church is located at 48967 Highway 101, approximately 3 miles south of Bandon, just south of Beach Junction.

St. John Good Friday, Easter services A Good Friday Service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, April 18, and an Easter Sunday Festival Worship service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Easter Sunday, April 20, both at St. John Episcopal Church in Bandon. Everyone is welcome to attend these activities. St. John Episcopal is located at 975 Franklin Ave. For more information, call the Rev. Beth Hoffmann at 541-347-2152.

agency in the 1300 block of Oregon Avenue. 9:21 a.m., assisted public in the 1100 block of Jackson Avenue, somebody hacked his Internet. 10:08 a.m., out assisting Department of Human Services in the 600 block of 10th Street Southwest. 12:09 a.m., ongoing problem with person driving in the Bandon area without a license. Logged for patrol. 2:29 p.m., dispute in the area of Ohio Avenue Southeast, man took rifle away from woman and away; woman walked standing by vehicle with slashed tires. Verbal only. Subject damaged own property. 6:57 p.m., welfare check in the 200 block of Lexington Avenue. Caller re-called, she was able to get through to the person and he was OK. April 12 8 a.m., medical assist in the 49000 block of U.S. Highway 101. Caller hung up during call transfer to Bay Cities Ambulance, was having extremely difficult time breathing, voice mail on cell hasn’t been set up

yet. Man located and assistance rendered. 2:50 p.m. caller in the area of Rosa Road received text messages from a woman stating a man was not letting her leave. Handled. 4:28 p.m., man and woman walking northbound on Rosa Road, looking into mailboxes. Advised he was helping someone catch a dog at large on Rosa. 4:47 p.m., indecent exposure on the South Jetty, intoxicated person is urinating on the beach, now inside vehicle with a beer. Not as reported. 5:20 p.m., black dog with red harness at large in the area of 11th Street Southwest. 8:18 p.m., incomplete call from Fish 911 Hatchery, appears secure, logged for information. April 13 8:46 a.m., unlawful entry into a motor vehicle in the 1100 block of Second Street. Report taken. 9:56 a.m., dispute in the 1200 block of Ohio Avenue, caller hears screaming and advised the walls are shak-

ing. Verbal only, no crime occurred. 11:19 a.m., unknown problem with woman walking eastbound toward U.S. Highway 101 and is now on ground, notified Bay Cities Ambulance, unfounded, woman just sat down to rest. Canceled BCA. 11:29 a.m., state parks attempted to remove people who are refusing to leave in the China Creek parking lot. Suspects have dogs off leash in a no-dog area. Warned regarding use of the area. 2:52 p.m., suspicious subject in the area of U.S. Highway 101 and Grand Avenue. Person contacted and warned to stay out of the street. 4:51 p.m., man called from the 500 block of Michigan Avenue, wife missing for the last hour, has Alzheimer’s. Called back to say he located wife. 9:04 a.m., power outage in the area of Rosa Road. Bandon Power advised they scheduled an outage from Rosa Road to U.S. Highway 101 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. Notification was sent to residents.

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Secretary of State Bill Bradbury will serve as the Master of Ceremonies for the evening. Oregon Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian will deliver the keynote address. Also speaking will be State Senator Arnie Roblan and State House Representative Caddy McKeown. Other county elected officials are expected to be on hand. Former State Senator Joanne Verger will cap the evening with the presentation of the J. Lawton Verger Memorial Award to the Coos County Democrat of the Year. During his tenure as Labor Commissioner, Brad Avakian has created vocational education programs in health care, construction, renewable energy and advanced manufacturing for more than 90,000 Oregon students. By building strong business and labor partnerships, Avakian helped create training opportunities for more than 6,200 apprentices in good paying jobs. Commissioner Avakian helped reclaim $20 million in lost wages for workers treated unfairly. A steward of a strong marketplace for businesses, Avakian has

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“A society is never in more peril than when the people lose the ability to identify a genuine threat to personal liberty.” — Carl T. Rowan author, journalist, 1993 Thursday, April 17, 2014

Letters BRAVO program rewarding What a pleasant surprise to discover through the Bandon paper that the local Lions Club members are supporters of the BRAVO program at Ocean Crest Grade School. This supplementary reading project pairs students, K-2, with adults who are interested in encouraging reading skills in these early learners. Both groups benefit from this effort. The students acquire a lifelong interest in the printed word and the adults are intrinsically rewarded to see the progress made by these enthusiastic youngsters. Sally Abeyta Bandon

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USFWS caused the mess In your article about the “Let’s quit playing the blame game”, I want to address your use of the words “responding hysterically.” Because I wasn’t sure if the word “hysterically” was appropriate, I looked it up in the Webster’s New World Dictionary. Just as I thought, your use of the word paints a picture of less than stable citizens that live in or around Bandon. Aggravated, may have been a better word to use. The USFWS has created this mess, the USFWS should correct it and correct it now. We don’t need to drain our bird baths — that’s not where the mosquitos are coming from. We don’t need to do anything, except protect ourselves, our children, our livestock, our pets. In your article you suggest “don’t expose too much skin.” Are you serious? Are you suggesting that we put bug spray on our babies’ ultra-delicate skin? We don’t need to play the blame game, we know who did it, how it happened and who is suffering for it. There is however, some question to the motive behind this mess. The word “blame” suggests an accusation that is unfounded. Is there any doubt who caused this mess? The only question is will it go away if I’m not hysterical? Wayne Miller Bandon

We’re not hysterical — yet In regard to “Playing the blame game” opinion by Amy Moss Strong, I am giving my opinion, as I and a lot of people have been affected by the “Mosquito Farm” aka: Ni-les’tun marsh on North Bank Road, which was completed in the year 2011 as the first experiment in Oregon, with no back-up plan. Yes, finally, U.S. Fish and Wildlife admitted it was them, but now, with so many on payroll, of course they want to take forever, and will not solve the problem of draining the marsh. OK, we out Prosper area have no ponds, gutters and were dry last year. I didn’t put water in my bird bath for a while, finally did and they swarmed in for a drink. Last summer, end of May 2013, had the Asian biting mosquito until Sept. 18, 2013. The entire summer, all weather, bit through jeans, sweatshirts, socks, which really sucked wearing in 80-degree weather, and that didn’t stop them from biting all day. We sprayed ourselves, used oils, bought plants and put outside doors, and in our yard mixed up every homemade things we heard of. Nothing helped. The face and head net given to me was too hot to wear. We are maybe 1 to 11⁄2 miles as a crow flies from Niles’tun. Never, ever had these big, biting mosquitoes and I’ve been in this house for 20 years and lived all my life in Bandon. The articles that got printed and say USFWS is going to pay this or that, or who will pay for spray or larvicide is crazy. What did the marsh cost? Where did that money come from? For a few places, the money came from, to make this experimental mess without a backup, is lottery revenue, Ducks Unlimited, $1.6 million from damages from the New Carissa oil spill, power line re-routing funds, etc. I read online it was a $6.5 million project. Regardless if that’s exact or not, when someone says, “Live with them” or who will pay to fix it is outrageous. We have regular mosquitoes, of course, and we have bats and dragonflies and this year lots of bees. Most fruits and vegetables in the store have spray, we always wash them. Our closest water is the Coquille River! Hmm. The three marshes have the name of Bandon Marsh, but another name too. The marsh on Riverside Drive last year did not have the Asian mosquito, several people walked out to see. This is my opinion only: The hundreds spent on sprays and the headaches is crazy. We are not responding hysterically ... yet! Linda Summers Bandon

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Know your insecticides This is what is said about methoprene in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service document entitled, “Environmental Assessment,” page 58: “The effects of bioconcentration of methoprene is aquatic species are not particularly well documented.” The studies on page 27 regarding invertebrates show reductions in hatching rates and mortality, but do not include any studies on possible harm to offspring at these low levels of methoprene. Most studies only show mortality rates over very short time periods of 24, 48 and 96 hours. Toxicological and Environmental Effects: Page 28 Fish: “Sublethal effects, such as interference with behavior, feeding or reproduction are of course possible and are generally not studied.” Page 31: “Effects of elevated body burdens of methoprene for extended time periods are not well researched ....” Page 57: “No inert ingredients or breakdown products were considered.” These inert ingredients and breakdown products can be very toxic. Page 64: This chart shows effects on wildlife and humans on each insecticide proposed in USFWS’s “Preferred Alternative Plan A”: “Non-toxic to birds and fish, minimal toxicity to bees and other non-target

insects ....” Methoprene: “Slightly to moderately toxic to fish, highly toxic to some species of estuarine invertebrates; slightly toxic to birds; but exposure to toxic amounts highly unlikely due to amount needed for mosquito is <1ppb. However, the methoprene application rates on page 69 are shown at 2-10 ppb initially. What effect of methoprene at a much higher application rate is not being considered? Page 69: “There is concern about potential adverse effects on non-target aquatic insects when this larvicide is used for mosquito control.” (2-10 ppb initially). Vectobac GR is a BTI that is approved for organic farms and is much safer than methoprene or CocoBear Oil insecticides. Vectobac GR pellets are very effective for mosquito control when used at the right time and at the right place. Hopefully this option will be considered at the next Vector Assessment and Control Committee meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14 at the Coquille Courthouse. Information from USFWS and John Costa Bandon

USFWS offers us no guarantee By Rob Taylor In My View

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released the anxiously anticipated Draft Plan and Environmental Assessment for Mosquito Control for The Bandon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge on March 11, which was followed-up a week later with an open house in Bandon on March 18. The 209-page document was a thorough evaluation of the mosquito infestation with the USFWS repeatedly and rightfully admitting to the agency’s guilt as sole perpetrator of this biological disaster. Nevertheless, the service, already having issues with public relations due to their unsophisticated handling of the Bandon Marsh expansion, now has trouble with their credibility starting on page one of the environmental assessment. The report states, “In summer 2012, refuge staff noted an increase in mosquito numbers within the newly restored salt marsh habitat and received several telephone calls and one letter describing increased mosquito numbers from landowners directly across the river from the Ni-les’tun Unit.” It continues on to make the claim that, “In the fall of 2012, refuge staff began coordinating with Coos County Public Health (CCPH) concerning the complaints of increased mosquito numbers.” It is evident that the Service did very little to nothing to coordinate with the CCPH, when the Public Health Director, Nikki Zogg, was not aware of the problem until mid-summer of 2013. The service contends that due to a large bank of viable eggs left on the refuge, mosquito populations are likely to remain high indefinitely unless actively managed. They are developing an Integrated Marsh Management approach to create a long-term solution of modifying the restoration site. Until then, the agency plans to apply larvicide directly to the infested ponds as one part of a multi-tier solution. In conjunction, the service will continue to dig tidal channels to cause more hydrological flow in the marsh, so there will be no more breeding pools remaining. They theorize that the mosquitos will not be able to lay eggs in the increased turbidity, thus eliminating the insect’s ability to mature into adults. However, removing tide gates, digging ditches, and increasing hydrology, is exactly what caused the problem in the first place and the agency’s own vector control experts do not know if these steps will solve the problem. The USFWS makes no guarantee at all that any of these measures will stop the mosquitoes. In contrast, most of the professionals and many environmentalists agree that replacing the original tide gates and draining the swamp

would be the perfect solution, because it would eliminate the mosquitoes without having to use insecticides once or twice a year. The main reason for the expansion of the marsh was to promote healthier water qualities, but the threat of adding harsh chemicals to control the infestation would be counterintuitive to the original intent of the expansion. Diking the marsh would also take away a need to institute a Vector Abatement District, which is a taxing district. Just imagine the size of the infestation if the USFWS had begun the 4,500-acre expansion, pulled more tidal gates, and dug more channels further up the Coquille Valley. James Lunders is the manager and biologist of the Jackson County Vector Control District and the North Pacific director of the American Mosquito Control Association. During the first week of February, he gave a presentation at the AMCA Annual Conference in Seattle which he cleverly titled, “USFWS Bandon Marsh Wetland Restoration Project — failure to plan is planning to fail!” Lunders’ presentation is an explanation of how the Service failed to learn the history of the area before beginning the largest wetland restoration project in the state. He explains how the agency failed to learn from their own mistakes with wetland restoration projects on the East Coast. Many in our community believe the entire infestation was a planned event as a way to coerce property owners into becoming “willing sellers,” thus eliminating the main obstacle to the marsh expansion. It was very disappointing that Coos County Commissioner John Sweet procrastinated on convening a citizen committee to analyze the situation and review the actions of the USFWS. He is the commissioner in charge of this issue. Sweet’s delayed response and indecisiveness may cause voters to lose confidence in his ability to lead, which may hurt his bid for re-election. The USFWS released the environmental assessment the same week applicants for the county’s Mosquito Committee received the notification letter. The lapse in time will make it difficult for this group to have any influence in the final solution to the mosquito problem. More disturbingly, Commissioner Sweet ignored the advice of the former public health director and did not choose the director’s recommendations for the committee, instead opting for a more politically correct panel as a way to placate the service. Rob Taylor is the founder of, a network of individual government watchdogs.

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In and Around Bandon Bandon Rotary Wine & Cheese event April 19 An array of domestic and imported wines and cheeses will be offered at Bandon Rotary’s 20th annual Wine and Cheese Extravaganza 6-10 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at The Barn, 1200 11th St. SW. The elegant and entertaining event will feature a wide selection of Northwest, domestic and imported wines and more than 50 varieties of cheese to sample and buy, plus hors d’oeuvres and delectable desserts provided by Coastal Mist Chocolates and Catering. Silent and live auctions will be held. Proceeds benefit graduating local high school seniors through scholarships as well as many other community programs, with a focus on our area’s youth. Tickets cost $35 each and are available at Bandon Golf Supply, 541-347-1636; Bandon Mercantile, 541347-4341; from Rotary members and at the door. For more information visit

Christopher Tree with Spontaneous Sound “Spontaneous Sound” by Christopher Tree will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at the Sprague Theater, 1202 11th St. SW in Bandon City Park. “A ton of instruments” — that’s how Tree, 82, of Bandon, describes the hundreds of drums, flutes, bells and other exotic sound-makers he plays. Tree is world renowned for playing two or more instruments at the same time and making perfect harmony. The community is invited to come hear this unique legendary musician. Tickets are $10 and free for children under 18 and available at Mother’s and at Pacific Blues in Old Town. For additional information call Tree at 541-347-1239, email him at or call Mother’s at 541-347-4086.

‘Love’ art show on display at Southern Coos “Love At First Sight,” artwork to celebrate the joys of life is on display in the Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center lobby. The show will remain on display through June and is sponsored by the Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center and the Southern Coos Hospital Foundation.

Gallery features North Bend painter Art by the Sea Gallery on the pedway in Old Town Bandon is currently showing 21 acrylic and oil paintings by guest artist Allen A. (Tony) Adams, well known North Bend painter. The paintings are for sale. Adams specializes in realistic animals, people and landscapes. Also featured is the “12 by 12 Show,” a collection of square paintings by members of the gallery, along with other member artwork and bronze figurative sculptures by Richard Herr. The shows runs through May 5. The gallery is a local art cooperative that provides art classes and a broad selection of artwork, cards and prints. For more information, call 541-347-5355.

Author Night features Portland poet Author Night will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, April 21, at the Bandon Library and features Portland-area poet, philosopher and performance artist Vargus Pike. His latest book, titled “April Song,” consists of 30 poems written in the 30 days of April 2013. Pike plans to do readings from “April Song” and the yet-unpublished October Song, along with a few sonnets and possibly one longer form story poem. He hopes to open up a conversation about process, self publishing and encouraging others to explore their own voices. Everyone is welcome, there is no cost to attend and refreshments will be served. Author Night is sponsored by Bandon Library Friends & Foundation.

Bash for Cash coming April 26 The annual Bash for Cash, titled “Boots, Bingo, Blackjack & BBQ” will be held on Saturday, April 26, at The Barn, 1200 11th St. SW in Bandon City Park. Sponsored by Bandon Project Graduation, doors to the event will open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will start at 6:15 p.m. Tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 at the door and are available at Mick’s Hair Surgeons and Bandon True Value Hardware. The meal will consist of chicken and tri-tip cooked by Pete’s Famous BBQ and side dishes by Sharon Haga. Activities will include blackjack, craps and roulette as well as extreme bingo. There will be both silent and live auctions as well as items that can only be bought with casino cash or bingo wins. Proceeds from the event fund Project Graduation activities and an all-night alcohol- and-drug-free party for Bandon High School’s graduating seniors.

Travel Night features Southeast Asia Travel Night will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, April 28, at the Bandon Library and features the Havill Family as they travel for two months on a shoestring budget throughout Southeast Asia. Trek up near the Burma border; visit an orangutan rehabilitation center in Sumatra; the world heritage site of Borobubur; subsistence villages in Indonesi; and Hindu, Buddhist and Muslim places of worship; see a live volcano; stay on an island in the middle of beautiful Lake Toba; and more. Everyone is welcome, there is no cost to attend and refreshments will be served. Travel Night is sponsored by Bandon Library Friends & Foundation.

Free concert at The Barn The Umpqua Singers will perform a concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, at The Barn in Bandon, 1200 11th St. SW. The concert is free, but donations will be accepted. The Umpqua Singers from Umpqua Community College in Roseburg are one of the premiere vocal jazz ensembles in the Pacific Northwest, according to a press release. This 10 member group performs a broad range of musical styles ranging from traditional swing to contemporary R&B. With 18 CDs to their credit, the group Caring Compassionate performs 45-50 engageService ments per year. The Umpqua Singers have toured across the United States and were the featured performers at the Capitol Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony in Washington D.C. in 2002. They also have recently toured Brazil, Spain and Ukraine. In addition to frequent radio and television broadcasts, the Umpqua Singers have been featured on FOX, C-SPAN and XM Satellite Radio.

All Umpqua Singers tours and recordings are funded entirely through community donations.

Marketplace to open for season The Port of Bandon’s Old Town Marketplace will open for the season on Friday, May 2. The market will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through December. This year so far,there are 21 artisans and 22 farmers offering everything from vegetables, plants, food and crafts. For more information,contact the port at 541-347-3206.

Good Earth plant sale The opening weekend of the Old Town Marketplace May 2 and 3 will also feature the third annual Good Earth Garden Fair and Plant Sale. The Good Earth Community Garden will offer organic vegetable, flower and herb starts for sale. Other participants in the garden fair and plant sale include OSU Extension Service Master Food Preservers; Coos Watershed; garden experts; Raven’s Eye; and bug/disease education. Raffle items include custom-built cedar planters, benches, local art, seeds, baskets and gardening supplies. Proceeds from the sale help the Good Earth Garden maintain and operate the community garden for a calendar year. Good Earth Garden offers gardening space, education, utilities, soil amendments and gardening expertise to community gardeners who want or need guidance. For more information,call Rushel Reed at 541-297-5806.

Free Flight garage sale coming Help support your local wildlife by attending Free Flight’s garage sale on Saturday, May 10. The sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Odd Fellows Hall on Highway 42S and Ohio Avenue in Bandon. From noon until 1 p.m., everything will sell for $2 per bag or per large item. “Come on out for some great bargains and show your support of this unique nonprofit organization,” said Friends of Free Flight president Dawn Vonderlin. To donate items for the garage sale, call 541-3474561 or 541-347-2950. Clothing and large furniture or large appliances cannot be accepted. Free Flight, located in Bandon, is the only bird rehabilitation organization on the Southern Oregon Coast. Orphaned and injured birds are rescued and rehabilitated year around. Free Flight also provides a comprehensive education program for the schools and the public. As a nonprofit organization, donations and memberships are essential to the continuing operation of Free Flight. Many expenses are incurred to efficiently operate the center which is run entirely by a non-paid staff of committed volunteers. Free Flight is always looking for new dedicated volunteers. If interested, call 541-347-3882.

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 Preppers to meet in PO Southwestern Oregon Preppers will be holding a meeting at noon on Saturday, April 19, at the Old Funeral Home, 663 14th Street, Port Orford. The main topic is “Reuse, re-purpose, recycle — Ideas for everyday use and for when SHTF.” The group will discuss ways to turn trash and junk into useful items. Lots of common items people come into contact with regularly are useful in more ways than just what they were designed to accomplish. Bring along an item to discuss and share your ideas. 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

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Books and white elephants at CVAC Coquille Valley Art Center members organize two huge sales as fundraisers each spring. This year’s event will include a used book sale on April 19 and a white elephant Sale April 25-27. The nonprofit organization is located at 10144 Highway 42, just southeast of Coquille. It is supported by membership fees, class fees and fundraisers. The used book sale on Saturday, April 19, offers a wide selection of books for 25 to 50 cents each. The sale will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A white elephant sale will be held the following weekend, April 25-27. Friday and Saturday hours are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday’s half-price sale is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, drop by the Art Center, weekdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. or visit their website.

Charleston ‘Ahh Shucks!’ Oyster Feed Charleston invites seafood lovers to celebrate tender, tempting, tasty, fresh Coos Bay oysters at the Charleston “Ahh Shucks!” Oyster Feed on Saturday, April 26. The celebration is from noon-4 p.m., at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology Dining Hall, 63466 Boat Basin Drive, in Charleston. This annual event, in its ninth year, is a presentation of the Charleston Community Enhancement Corp. Meals will feature succulent oysters provided by local growers, including Clausen’s Silverpoint Oyster Co., Coos Bay Oyster Co., North Bend Oyster Co., Qualman Oyster Farms and Pacific Seafoods–Charleston. The kitchen crew this year will prepare large and small oyster meals. Cost ranges from $10 for three oysters, $12 for six, and $14 for eight. There will be a beef hot dog meal for non-oyster fans, costing $8 for adults and $5 for kids, along with shrimp cocktails for only $1. Local nonprofit groups will be selling desserts. The event will include live music, a selection of local wines from River’s Edge Winery of Elkton and a fund-raising raffle, featuring gift certificates and prizes donated by local merchants.

Young artists show in May Coquille Valley Art Center annually hosts a young artists’ show, inviting artists ages 3 to 18. This year’s exhibition and contest will be open to the public May 5 to 22 . Entries will be accepted April 28 to May 2, from noon to 4:30 p.m. Artwork must be original, with a limit of two entries per artist in each category which includes painting, drawing, sculpture and photography. Artwork to be hung must have backing, mats or frames. A reception is planned for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 15, with ribbons and prizes awarded to winners. Refreshments will be served. The Center is located at 10144 Highway 42, just southeast of Coquille. Questions? Call CVAA at 541-396-3294 or Kathy at 541-572-2198.

Spring concert in Florence The Coast Chamber Ensemble will present its first public concert at 2 p.m Thursday, April 24, in the Florence Regional Arts Alliance facility at 4960 U.S. Highway 101 in the Munsel Creek Plaza behind Planned Parenthood. CCE will present an eclectic program of pop, classical, ragtime and Latin music so there will be something for everyone, according to organizers. There is no charge for admission. This event is sponsored by the Florence Regional Arts Alliance through the use of their facility. For more information call 541-870-4346.

SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH Pastor Jose Agosto 541-404-1175 Head Elder Allan Cram 541-297-6575 Church & Fellowship Center Worship — Sat., 11 a.m./Tues., 7 p.m.


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Deadline those who qualify, public Medicaid. Oregon Health Plan is Oregon’s Medicaid — publicly subsidized health insurance. OHP eligibility is based on household income, and many now qualify for OHP who were not eligible before. There is no deadline for Medicaid enrollment. The private insurance deadline was extended in some states, including Oregon, where technical problems associated with the online exchange slowed enrollment. The Cover Oregon board of directors will decide in the coming weeks if the state’s exchange should be revamped for 2015 enrollment — or scrapped, in favor of the federal exchange.

Get free enrollment assistance or shop independently Residents are not required to apply for insurance using the Cover Oregon exchange. Through April, those who do not qualify for OHP or wish to shop private insurance companies can apply on their own or contact an insurance agent for assistance. For most individuals, private insurance enrollment will not open again until November. OHP enrollment is open year-round and can be expedited, according to Cathy Mann, admitting manager at Southern

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Contact list For assistance with Oregon Health Plan enrollment, visit Southern Coos Hospital Admitting, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Or schedule an appointment with Bandon health insurance agents who can process applications through the Cover Oregon exchange, for both private and OHP insurance. Sweet Insurance Agency Jesse Sweet 541-347-2886 Juul Insurance Agency Kriston Correll 541-347-5435

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Coos Hospital. Southern Coos enrolled 17 residents in OHP within the last month. The hospital is participating in a Cover Oregon program that allows hospitals to determine eligibility with a one-page application. Those who qualify for presumptive eligibility receive immediate access to OHP coverage. “It’s a very fast track,” said Mann. The program is good for the community because it ensures patients can access care, while the hospital and other health providers receive payment for services. Uninsured patients who come to Southern Coos are offered enrollment assistance when they are admitted.

Residents who think they may be eligible for OHP are welcome to visit Southern Coos admitting. The screening process takes only a few minutes. Applicants are asked to provide basic household information, including income. Coverage under presumptive eligibility is active up to 45 days, during which time members are required to complete the enrollment process. Can current OHP members expect any changes? Those who previously subscribed to OHP will note changes, designed to make OHP a comprehensive and competitive insurance option that emphasizes preventative care. As of January 2014, Oregon Health Plans were consolidated to one package, OHP Plus. Benefits include access to preventive care, primary care practitioners, check-ups and mental health treatment and some dental and vision benefits. In addition, members are offered products and services to manage chronic conditions. Home health services and some allied health treatments, such as acupuncture, are included by referral. Members do not pay monthly premiums. They may be asked to provide co-payment, from $1 to $3, per office visit or prescription.

SCCF exemption, Jansen said. The difference is whether it pays community service fees through the C o m m u n i t y Enhancement Plan or property tax dollars if the plan falls through. If the plan is put in place, SCCF would invest half of its allotment in an endowment fund, which would continue to fund local school districts in perpetuity. Only a handful who attended Bandon’s town hall meeting were from Bandon. Several present were employees of Knife River and others were members of Boost Southwest Oregon, a group that supports the proposal. A majority of audience members said they were in favor of the plan, with a few speaking against. “I came tonight because I thought they’d have an open debate,” said Phil Thompson of Coos Bay. “This is a farce, you have more boosters here (than others), it was a setup.” Thompson said he is not against schools

In exchange for the 280 acres, a gorsechoked inland portion of the 878-acre property south of town, Bandon Biota would give the Parks Department 111 acres of oceanfront property adjacent to Bandon State National Area and 97 acres of wetlands property on the Coquille spit adjacent to Bullards Beach State Park. Bandon Biota also would provide $300,000 in cash to control gorse on state park property, $450,000 to help match a federal grant to acquire 11 acres at Whale Cove in Lincoln County and $2.5 million to purchase an as-yet unidentified new state park property. Keiser also would grant an easement through the Sheep Ranch property just north of Bandon Dunes for the state to relocate and align the Oregon Coast Trail in accordance with the Parks Department’s trail standards. Commissioners Brad Chalfant of Bend and Robin Risley of Cannon Beach voted against the transfer, citing a desire to name a specific property as the target for the $2.5 million fund. “In the end, the timing makes it too complicated to try and name a new incoming property today,” commission Chairman Jay Graves of Portland said. “Properties that are important enough to pursue right now can’t

■ from Page A1 receiving needed money, but he feels there’s no guarantee they will actually see that money. “If the state comes back with equalization, the schools won’t get a cent,” he said. “I don’t think they should privatize public money.” Rob Taylor, also a vocal opponent of the formation of the SCCF said he supports the LNG pipeline, but opposes taxing schemes that will be used for government economic development. But several Boost Southwest Oregon members said they see it as a positive way to help Coos County. “This isn’t about Jordan Cove,” said Tracie Skinner of Coos Bay. “It’s about a nonprofit fund that can better our community in ways we can’t imagine and if we don’t act on it, we lose.” Tim Huntley of Coos Bay said his wife is a teacher at Madison school and often has to purchase supplies and works in a trailer due to the lack of classroom space.

Biz Fair al materials as well as a short presentation of what their business has to offer. The day also will feature prize drawings and a no-host wine and beer bar from 4 to 7 p.m. “This event was very popular and well attended last year,” Miller said. “This year we have extended the hours to make it even more accessible to business owners and the public.” The event represents an opportunity for local shoppers to get to know their retailers better and hear about new product offers, said Coastal Mist co-owner Kevin Shaw, chairman of the Bandon Business Fair. “This is the best opportunity to get to meet and learn about 40 of your neighborhood businesses in one room,” Shaw said.


“If this foundation is not created, nobody is getting any of the money and we’ve lost the opportunity of a lifetime,” Huntley said. Bill Ohlsen, manager of Bandon Concrete and Development said he thinks the proposal is a win-win. “If we want to sit and argue, they won’t give us anything,” he said. Bruce Capps said he came for more information, but is in favor of the proposal. “I’d really like to see something happen in the county and LNG would help with an inflow of money and people,” Capps said. “We’ve lost timber and we need industry.” Bandon resident Myra Lawson, however, said her concern is more about the construction of an LNG plant in Coos County in the first place, and further, that Jordan Cove would be extended the offer of a tax-free Enterprise Zone. “(Jordan Cove) doesn’t need an incentive to come here, where else would

they go?” Lawson asked. “And our elected bodies need to choose where the tax money will go. I think we should elect SCCF members to represent us. They should be answerable to the people. It’s supposed to be a democracy, not a corporaocracy.” Meetings following a similar format were held over the weekend in Coos Bay, Lakeside, Myrtle Point and Coquille (visit for updates on this issue). Cribbins said the commissioners were holding the town hall meetings in quick succession to move the process ahead. The formation of the SCCF was expected to be voted on at the commissioner’s regular meeting Tuesday in Coquille.

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wait for the exchange to reach fruition.” An earlier version of the proposal had the $2.5 million from Bandon Biota going for the Parks Department to buy a portion of a ranch in eastern Oregon, but that purchase fell through this year. The transfer could provide a big boost for the state parks, Graves said. “We’re bringing more oceanfront property into the system, and if the federal interests are satisfied successfully, we’ll also secure funding to acquire another significant property in the future,” he said. “Taken as a whole, the commission decided the package represents an overwhelming public benefit to the state park system.” Keiser’s goal for the property is for up to a 36hole golf complex

designed by Gil Hanse, the architect for the Olympic golf course in Brazil. Local residents would pay a low rate, while golfers from outside the area would pay the same rate as guests at Bandon Dunes. Keiser envisions Bandon Links to also be a training ground for new caddies who don’t have the opportunity for training at the resort. Golfers who serve as mentors for new caddies would pay an even cheaper rate to play at Bandon Links. He also said the nongolfing public would benefit because the project would open a new access to the New River, which is located between the proposed golf complex and the beach. Actual work on the project could be up to 18 months away, even with quick approval by BLM.

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“For the service YOU deserve!”


541-347-3211 1075 Alabama Ave. SE

Let your customers know you’re ready to help them with their spring cleaning projects and getting the spring and summer garden going! ALL ADS WILL BE 2X2, FULL COLOR, FOR $25. Deadline is April 28. It will publish on May 8.

CONTACT SANDY 541-347-2423, ext. 21

Your local independent agent

Bandon Western World Business Directory is a great way to reach your customers with a display ad for as little as $4.80 per week!

Providing insurance for: Auto • Home • Life • Health Business • Farms • Ranches

Call Sandy, at 541-347-2423, ext. 21 or

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201 Accounting

208Value EducationAds Education Coordinator 541-267-6278 Coos Historical & Maritime Museum Visit our website for all the details. Check under “Museum News” at the bottom right of the website home page. Applications due by April 22, 2014. No calls please.

211 Health Care Payroll - Finance Assistant Salary $3,634 - $4,532 per mo. Applications at 500 Central Ave. 541-269-8912 Closes 5pm 5/6/14 EOE

202 Admin./Mgmt. The Best Western Inn at Face Rock Hotel & Suites, Bandon’s only AAA 3-Diamond property and winner of the 2013 Trip Advisor award of excellence is seeking an individual to lead our housekeeping team. 2 year’s supervisory experience required, hospitality experience preferred. This is a great career opportunity, with training, salary, incentives and lots of continuing education. Submit resume in person at 3225 Beach Loop Drive, Bandon. EOE

203 Clerical Payroll Technician This position has the primary responsibility for assuring accurate and timely payment of all staff, payroll liabilities as well as support for union negotiations. Previous payroll experience required. Must have strong organizational, customer support and multitasking skills. This is a 261 day position with excellent fringe benefits, including employer paid PERS. Salary DOE. Contact Coquille School District, 1366 N. Gould St, Coquille, OR 97423, 541-396-2181. EOE

204 Banking We are excited to announce an available position as a

Financial Services Representative in Bandon, Oregon. Salary Range: $ 10.00 - $19.00 EOE. For more details please apply online:

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

FULL TIME Accounts Payable Clerk Southern Coos Hospital Experience required. Great work environment, wages, benefits. 541-347-4515 EOE, Vet Pref & Tobacco-Free

Coquille Valley Hospital is currently taking applications for the following positions.  Coder - FT  Respiratory Therapist- FT  Home Health Manager -FT  Home Health Nurse- FT  Dietary Aide/ Cook- FT  Payment Processing Clerk- FT  CNA II- PT Please visit our website at or contact Margie Cooper at 541-396-1069 or Fax 541-824-1269 MEDICATION AIDE/ CARE PROVIDER position available at Harmony Estates. 541-404-1825. McTimmons Lane, Bandon.

FULL TIME Surgical Technologist Southern Coos Hospital is growing! Come join our Surgical team. Great work environment, wages, benefits. Moving allowance available 541-347-4515 EOE, Vet Pref & Tobacco-Free

213 General Four Mile Logging, Inc. is seeking a

Processor Operator Health Ins. & retirement available. Please call for application: 541-396-2713. HELP WANTED: Harmony Estates Care Center is hiring for a cook, 5 days a week. Knowledge of special diets a plus. Criminal history check, ROP depending on experience. 541-404-1825.

Position Requirements: Previous sales support, or related field of work. Excellent phone manner, proper grammar/writing skills. Type 30-35 wpm or better. Solid computer aptitude - especially with database programs. The successful candidate must have reliable transportation, a valid drivers’ license, proof of auto insurance and a clean driving record. Cross training and traveling to our weekly newspapers is required. We offer an hourly wage, plus a commission plan, and a benefit package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and paid time off. Please apply online at Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace 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. Taking applications, 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 PICKUP TRUCKS NEEDED NOW! Move RV trailers from Indiana and delivery all over the USA and CANADA. Many trips headed EAST! Go to: OCAN

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HIRING TODAY! Freeman Marine, a leading manufacturer of marine closures located in Gold Beach, is accepting applications for

Fabricator II shop positions. Appropriate candidates will have a minimum of 6-12 months of welding or fabrication experience, with some higher education or technical training. Starting pay is $15.09/hour depending on experience with production bonus and overtime available. For consideration, please submit a resume to the HR Department before 30 May. For an application and additional information about Freeman Marine, please visit our website at Freeman Marine is an equal opportunity employer with a drug free workplace. The Oregon Laborers Apprenticeship Program is looking for new applicants interested in a career in construction. These jobs have excellent starting pay, benefits and free trade-related training. Program orientations are scheduled for Monday, April 7th at 6:00 PM and Tuesday, April 8th at 8:00 AM at the Bay Area Labor Center, 3427 Ash St., North Bend. On the web at and

215 Sales

430 Lawn Care

501 Commercial

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.

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.

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302 Business Service $95 NEW PATIENT SPECIAL. Includes complete exam, full mouth xrays, oral cancer screening and consultation! Cash offer only. Call today, Dr. Brent Pahls, 541-396-2242! 5-18% OFF for qualified couples at Bandon fitness where our focus is your health! 541-347-3522. AVOID IRS PENALTIES. Call Robert E. Merriam, MBA, EA to help you file your individual/ business taxes in your best interest. (Lic. - B01622, PTIN P012221060.) 88216 Hwy. 42S., 541-347-7166. COMPUTER PROBLEMS? Bandon businesses have relied on tech support since 1994. For on-site service and personal attention with over 35 years experience, call Jeff today. Helping home and business computer users in Coos and Curry counties. V/MC/D/AMEX - 541-297-3915. 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 JANIS PETRIE Psychiatric CNS. For help with medications for mental health or psychiatric problems. Accept Medicare, OHP, Private insurance or self paid. 541-329-2078, 316-755-5526 or e-mail LOVE YOUR car? So do we. Fast, friendly, guaranteed service. Collision Repair, Auto Refinishing, Auto Glass, A/C service. Napier Auto Body, 541-347-3219. PROM SPECIALS @ HANDS & TANS DAY SPA. Reserve your spots today! Up Do’s & Make-up $50. Full Set & Pedicures $65. Spray Tans $15. Gel Manicures w/ Nail Art $20. Spend the day with us and enjoy chocolate strawberries and sparkling cider. Give us a call 541.329.1826.

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

Bandon Business Fair… In Bandon. Word of mouth is the most effective advertising tool we have. Help us help our business community by spreading the business word! The Bandon Chamber would like to invite you to our second annual “Bandon Business Fair” April 17th from 1p.m. to 7p.m. at the Community Center (The Barn). Be the first to know what is new and what is coming for the 2014 season. Individual business drawings, on the hour drawings and a no host bar starting at 4p.m. Admission is FREE and Everyone welcome!

PATRICK MYERS TREE SERVICE. Certified arborist. 40 yrs. exp. Free estimates. 541-347-9124 or 541-290-7530. Lic. #116632. Stump grinding, hazardous removal, pruning hedges and brush clipping. Serving Bandon area since 1995. TREE SERVICE, hazardous removal, limbing, brush cleanup, site clearing. LAWN MAINTENANCE. CCB#193875. Senior & Veterans’ discounts. Accepting all major credit cards. John, 541-260-8166, JBJ Tree & Lawn Service.

BANDON HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR FASHION SHOW. April 18, doors open @ 6:30, show start @ 7 p.m. BHS Gym. Desserts, fun and fashion! $10 per ticket. BANDON ROTARY Wine & Cheese Extravaganza April 19, 6 pm, The Barn 50+ Cheeses to Sample! Wine Tasting Hors d’oeuvres Catered by Coastal Mist Silent and Live Auctions Tickets $35 @ Bandon Golf Supply Bandon Mercantile @ at the door Proceeds Benefit Our Community

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.

504 Homes for Sale Education 450 451 Classes

BREWED AWAKENINGS for big juicy burgers, great fries, pizza anytime, fish and chips! 490 Hwy 101, Bandon. 541-347-1970. COFFEE WITH a Councilor. City Councilor Nancy Drew will be at Brewed Awakenings Coffee Shop on Hwy. 101 across from the Shell station to hear your concerns Saturday from 10 - 11. Cover Oregon enrollment period extended to April 30, 2014. If you haven’t signed up yet, give Jesse a call, 347-2886. Sweet Insurance Agency LLC. 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. McFarlin’s is hosting a Celtic Jam Session Friday at 6:30pm. We will be closed Mon, April 21 through Thur, April 24 for renovations. We look forward to seeing you when we reopen on Friday, April 25.

306 Jobs Wanted

MEDITATION GROUP forming in Bandon: let’s meet to work out the details. 541-347-1157.

A REPAIR Guy - Quality Home, rental & vacation repairs and remodeling. Paul 541-347-3383. CCB# 150603.

SPECIAL: Greek pizza. Pacific Blues Natural Cafe, Wine Bar, Gifts, Espresso, Old Town.

CONCEALED HANDGUN Classes Oregon short class $45, Utah multi-state permit class $75. April 26 & 27 in Bandon. FCS Protection Services, 541-404-1217. FREE COMPUTER CLASSES: GMAIL, Wed., 04/16, 11 am at Library; Photo Lab, Wed., 04/16, 5:30 at Library; Lab, Thu., 04/17, 10am at Youth Center. More info and register at Bandon Library or online at Free Computer Classes: Lab Mon., 04/21, 1 pm at Library; Google Calendar, Wed., 04/23, 11 am at Library; LAB, Thu., 04/24, 2 pm at Library. More info and register at Bandon Library or online at

455 Seminars LEAP into a healthier you this spring by learning, with thousands of others around the world, how to reduce and prevent chronic disease through simple choices made every day! We have 3 spots left in our upcoming LEAP Class. This session begins Fri., April 18th. If you are interested in joining or to learn more contact Allyson by 2 p.m. Thurs., April 17 at 541.551.1192 or

DRAGON CLOCK & Camera, certified clock maker. Quality clock and camera repair- call Cliff @ 541-404-4488

Holidays 475

ERIK DANIELSON Construction: Remodeling, Storm Repair. 30 yrs. experience, 18 in Bandon CCB #122347. 541-347-3886.

479 Easter

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

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

The primary responsibility of this position will be to advance the success of digital, commercial employment and private party advertising for our daily and weekly newspapers, and our website Through outbound calling, this position requires someone with the ability to secure advertising while maintaining positive client relations for the long-term. Additional responsibilities will includes, an aptitude to work independently within a supportive team dynamic is a distinction we seek in a candidate for this responsibility. If you possess initiative, are detail-oriented, punctual and have a demonstrated history of effectively meeting deadlines in a timely and accurate manner, then we’d like to hear from you.


304 Financing

Southwestern Oregon Publishing Company

Classified Advertising Customer Service Representative.


406 Public Notices AUTHOR NIGHT at Bandon Library - Monday, April 21, at 7pm with poet, philosopher, and performance artist Vargus Pike. Everyone welcome, no cost to attend, refreshments served. Sponsored by Bandon Library Friends/Foundation.

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

Notices 400 402 Auctions Public Auction Storage/Shipping Container Contents 1690 Ocean Blvd SE Coos Bay, OR May 10, 2014 10:00 am, Preview 8:00 a.m. WD AUCTION COMPANY (541)290-7330 or 541-290-0990

403 Found Found: Set of Nissan car keys with remote on Frontage Road. 541-267-4299


CELEBRATE EASTER on Easter Sunday! Music, Scripture, Special Readings, Resurrection Message, at Pacific Community Church, 9 & 10:15 am, with refreshment break between

SPRING HOME IMPROVEMENT AND GARDEN PAGE is coming soon! Let your customers know you’re ready to help them with their spring cleaning projects and getting the spring and summer garden going! Ads will be 2x2, full color, for $25. Deadline is April 28. It will publish on May 8. Contact Sandy, 541-347-2423, ext. 21,

EASTER SUNRISE service Join Pacific Community Church at the lighthouse, 6:30 am on Easter Sunday. GOOD FRIDAY service. A time of solemn reflection. Pacific community Church, 7 pm Friday, 4/18.

TACO TUESDAY IS BACK AT THE VFW! THE STATION RESTAURANT will be closed for a remodel April 14, 15, 16 and 17. We plan to reopen Friday, April 18.

4 BED, 1.5 bath in warm, sunny Coquille. Fully updated and move-in ready. $0 down, low monthly payments w/assumable USDA-RHS loan. Less than renting! $139,000. Rare opportunity, for details e-mail Tom: or call 541-404-9123. BEACH LOOP REALTY now selling 8 new homes and 1 re-sale home in The Colony at Bandon Cove. High end luxury homes ranging from $455k-$830k. Stunning ocean views. Carefree oceanside living! HOA fee incl Ext. Maintenance & Homeowners Insurance. Call Gina Morelli 541-347-1800. Visit to see video tour. FOR SALE Bandon $195,000. 1939 Updated Cottage on .58 acre w/ Oversize Garage & New RV Barn. Quiet, private location on dead-end street. 3BD, 1-1/2 BA, 2-Story. Century 21 Best Realty, Inc. 541-347-9431. RMLS#14389959. FOR SALE Bandon $250,000. Older house in good condition. Pellet stove insert, 2012 forced air furnace. Fenced on 3 sides. Appliances!!! 30’x102’ metal shop & 26’x40’ older shop. Century 21 Best Realty, Inc. 541-347-9431. RMLS#14575072. FOR SALE Bandon $85,000. 3 Bed, 1 Bath, LG kitchen & master bdrm. Oil furnace, plus fireplace. Large yard w/fruit trees. Partial daylight basement. Century 21 Best Realty, Inc. 541-347-9431. RMLS#14673502.

FOR SALE: Coos Bay 3 bdrm 1 bath home on corner lot. Appliances included. New flooring, carpet and kitchen counters plus much more. $124,500. For more info. call 541-297-4750 Ocean View. Contemporary home with excellent view of Bandon’s Face Rock. Deck, vaulted ceiling, like new, furnished. Strawberry Drive. Only $375,000. Call Fred at D.L Davis Real Estate, 541-290-9444, 1110 Alabama, next to Umpqua Bank. 24 hr Notary Public.

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

Rentals 600 601 Apartments

Holy Week Community Worship: Cantata “The Rose of Calvary” First Presbyterian Church Palm Sunday Apr. 13 - 4 PM Good Friday Apr. 18 - 7 PM Easter Sunrise Service Shelter on Bandon Pier Apr. 20 - 6:30 AM

APARTMENTS AVAILABLE Studio Apt. C.B. $395 Lg Studio N.B. $465 2 bedroom C.B. $550 No pets/ no smoking

The Bandon Lions 45th annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 19, starting at 1pm sharp in Bandon City Park, rain or shine. For ages 1-10. Bring your own basket.

Services 425 428 Housekeeping A Spring Cleaning with Style. Call Vickie E. Cleaning Company & get it done! 541-404-7336.

430 Lawn Care

YOU ARE INVITED to the Holy Week Services at Holy Trinity Catholic Church: Holy Thursday, Washing of the Feet, 7pm: Good Friday, 7 pm; Easter Vigil, Saturday, 9 pm; Easter Sunday, 11:30 am. 329-0697.

490 Fourth of July

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

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.

HAVE SPRING PROJECTS? Rodriguez Gardening & Maintenance can help. Big or small, they will get it done. Call today for your free estimate! Licensed (8318) & insured. Roger 541-260-3288; Areli 541-260-4478.

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Call for info.

541-297-4834 Willett Investment Properties Coquille: 1 bed 1 bath Apt. $600mo. includes utilities, No pets/smoking. First/last and deposit required. 541-396-1858 LOOKING FOR AN APARTMENT in Bandon? Harvard Street Apartments has 2 & 3 bedroom apts. available for immediate occupancy. Call 541-347-7028 to find out how you can get 1 month’s free rent. Townhouses in a park like setting. Close to lake, swocc & shopping Stove/Fridge/Drapes. W/D Hook ups W/G pd. 3- Bed $490 3-Bed $530. Apply at 324 Ackerman 541-888-4762

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday

Merchandise SALES CONSULTANT The World is seeking another member for our great team of sales professionals. We are looking for an experienced, outgoing, creative, detail-oriented individual to join our team of professional advertising representatives and creative staff. As a sales consultant with The World you will handle an established account list while pursuing new business. You will manage the creation, design and implementation of advertising campaigns as well as identify, create and implement product strategies. You will make multi-media presentations, work with the public and must have a proactive approach to customer service. As part of Lee Enterprises, The World offers excellent earnings potential and a full benefits package, along with a professional and comfortable work environment focused on growth opportunities for employees. We are an equal opportunity, drug-free workplace and all applicants considered for employment must pass a post-offer drug screen and background/DMV check prior to commencing employment. Please apply online at

under $200 total 4 lines - 3 days - Free

We currently have the following opportunity at our Gilchrist, Oregon Operation: Found & Found Pets

Licensed Journeyman Electrician

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 LOST!! Set of keys, Barview Area. Reward!! 541-888-3619

406 Public Notices 2LOONS QUICHE! ... Now taking orders for CHEF BOB’S QUICHE... your favorites... Lorraine... Green Chile 3 Cheese... Spinach Romano... Artichoke Jalapeno... Roasted Red Pepper Asiago... Pesto Romano... Asparagus Gruyere! Boxed & Delivered. 541-347-4291 or 541-290-5874. 2LOONS CATERING COMPANY. Order ahead for EASTER. AKC GREAT DANE puppies, born March 5, only two boys left! Parents on site. $800. 541-217-1486.

A great career opportunity for an electrician, the successful candidate will be responsible for all electrical and process control equipment on site. Must hold an Oregon inside journeyman or plant journeyman license. Starting wage at $31.42/hour Interfor is a growth-oriented lumber company with operations in the United States and Canada. We offer our employees:    

Highly competitive salary, 401k match, and benefits package Internal advancement opportunties Professional development Job stability and a postitive work environment

Please apply online at

Thursday, April 17,2014 • Bandon Western World • A9

604 Homes Unfurnished

613 Vacation Rentals

710 Miscellaneous

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

Vacation Rental Owners! I welcome your hard questions. Ask me about unlimited owner stays, income guarantees, & credit card fees. Free towels, free wine glasses & incentives. Vacasa: 541-224-8997.

5 gal propane tank, new and full. 541-888-3648 $20.00

FOR RENT: Available now. 3 bd/2ba, gar, fenced yd, gas fireplace. Separate craft studio in back yd. Pet ok w/ref. $1000/mo. Bandon Property Management, LLC 541-347-4801. HOME RENTAL Langlois hillside. Panoramic ocean view. 2++ bdrm, 1.5 ba. No pets/ smoking. Furn. or unfurn. options. $1100/mo. 541-912-8899. Lakeside 2 bdrm. 1 1/2 bath, $675 mo. Range, Fridge, W/D, Carport plus Storage, Fenced yard 1st last and Deposit. References required. Call 541-759-3368

North Bend Small 2 Bed - 1 Bath home. Fenced back yard, Deck,Carport, Wood stove near 7-Eleven . $675mo. 1st, last plus $100 cleaning dep. Available 4-21-14. 2190 Virginia Ave, corner of Virginia & Madrona. For more information call 541-404-5023

Other Stuff 700

NOW OPEN 6 days a week, Mon. Sat. 9-4: OUR THRIFT STORE. Good, clean donations welcome.

26ft. Aluminum free standing wheel chair ramp with side rails, deck and hardware. $1900. Electric hospital bed with trapeze and mattress. Like new $1200. 541-572-5974

ODDITY SHOP Mini Mall: antiques, gifts, decor, jewelry, books, Red Hat items. 60 W. 1st, Coq., 541-396-3660.

For Sale: (Broy Hill) Oak China Hutch, Antiques. Singer Treadle, (Waterfall) Dresser and vanity, appliances. Much more! Call 541-366-1252 for information. FREE: extra long queen foam mattress with a frame that fits a pull-down track in a toy box trailer. 530-515-3870. OAK kitchen table & 4 chairs. 3’x5’. Inlaid tiles in center. $125. Queen size mattress by Englander. 12” thick. Excellent condition. $475. 541-332-0229.

605 Lots/Spaces

SMALL BUFFALO HIDE, tanned, very soft, good condition. $100. Extra long queen foam mattress with a frame that fits a pull-down track in a toy box trailer. 530-515-3870.

606 Manufactured FOR RENT: 2 bedroom mobile home, W/S/G paid. Country setting. $700/mo. $300 deposit. No pets, no smoking inside. 541-347-9329.

610 2-4-6 Plexes FOR RENT: 2 Bd, 1.5 Bath, 1 car garage duplex Townhouse. Stove, refrig, dishwasher, hookups for washer & dryer. NO pets. $635/mo, security deposit $635. References required. Available about May 1. Call 541-297-2348.

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

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

703 Lawn/Garden 7’ Wishing well, exc. yard decor. 541-888-3648 $75.00 HAY FOR gardening and erosion control. $1-$3 a bale. 541-347-5563. Oregon Duck Planter box, Hardi plank siding. 18”x18”x19”H. $20.00pr/35.00pr 541-888-3648

707 Tools 40 FT. aluminum extension ladder $200. 20’ Stinson light weight plank $250. Cement mixer $100. 541-347-1711.

709 Wanted to Buy STRANDED! Please help. I need a $100-200 car. Project OK. Thank you. God bless 541-551-0385 Scott Church

710 Miscellaneous FREE pick up and Recycle old Printer & Computers in North Bend and Coos Bay. Call 541-294-9107 101 MARKETPLACE/ DBM Easter weekend. 735 East 3rd St. Thursday 11-5, Friday & Saturday 9-5. Chainsaws, tools, weedeaters, electronics, kitchen gadgets & much more. 30 Yards of Dark Blue Upholstery. $50. Call 541-269-9075.

802 Cats 1974 Ford N 600, all tools included $18,000. Call 541-297-5926

914 Travel Trailers

MARY’S HERBS, full-service herb & vitamin shop in town. Open M., T., Th. & Sat., 1-5pm. Sales. 541-347-9586.

701 Furniture

WANTED: 2 bedroom single level house or duplex.Need a home now, moved in from out of state. Call with any possibilities. 541-808-4114

PVT., Secluded, on the bluff RV site, fenced, panoramic oceanview, river, full hook ups. 541-347-9586.

84 LOAD AJAX LAUNDRY detergent - $4.99, Ultra dish detergent $.79, Colortex paper towel lg. roll $.79, Velvet toilet tissue, 6 rolls - $1, Hefty 30 gal., 22 ct. or 15 gal., 37 ct. $4.99. At Shindlers Healthmart Pharmacy.

Pets/Animals 912 Service Trucks 800

SALE AT BREE’S April 15-19. Lots of clearance items, only $3 each! SMALL BUFFALO HIDE, tanned, very soft, good condition. $100. 530-515-3870. Spare tire carrier, fits trailer tonge or rv bumper, w/u-bolts. 541-888-3648 $15.00

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

803 Dogs AKC German Shepherd “Duke”. Needs a new home, would make an amazing K9/Search & Rescue. Only serious inquires. $1000 call. 541-435-0205

808 Pet Care Pet Cremation 541-267-3131

Recreation/ Sports 725 734 Misc. Goods GUN SHOW North Bend April 19th and 20th North Bend Community Center, 2222 Broadway, NB. Buy-Sell-Trade. Sat. 9am-4pm, Sun.10am-3pm. Admission $5.00. 12 and under free. Info 541-347-2120

Market Place 750

BEACH DOG Grooming. Six mi. south of Bandon. Taking appointments, 541-290-1991. Like me on Facebook. I am pleased to announce that, upon the closing of Pet Wash Plus, I will be opening a new pet grooming salon at 550 4th St. SE. Watch for a future ad for Best Paw Forward Professional Pet Grooming. Thank you, Bandon, for your continuing support! Dianne Sipe NCMG.

911 RV/Motor Homes 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.

754 Garage Sales

755 Market Basket FARM FRESH EGGS. Samme’s Laundry, Tues. through Friday, 9-3, or call 541-404-1907. Fresh daily, never had better! Stop by.

915 Used Cars 2006 BMW 3 series. 4 door, Auto, Air, Moon Roof, Stereo, Cruise. Grey w/ Black Leather interior. 86k. $10,995.Nice car! 541-756-5123

916 Used Pick-Ups 2000 Ford F650 Flatbed Truck, Cumins Engine, 6 Speed, Air Breaks. 26,000 GVWR. $12,800. Call 541-269-5175 ‘79 CHEVY HALF TON short bed, lowered, new brakes, transmission, shocks, alternator, battery, upholstery. Very good condition. $4,250 541-366-1293.

Community Chat 950 952 Bandon

INSIDE ESTATE SALE: Bandon, 255 SE 15th St. 9-4pm Fri/Sat. Lots of Antique misc. items, Furniture, Appliances. Everything must go! HAPPY EASTER From 101 The Marketplace of Bandon! We will be open this weekend on Thursday, Friday and Saturday with our usual great deals and closed on Sunday to spend time with our families. 101 & Grand Ave., Thurs. 11-5, Fri./ Sat. 9-5, Sunday closed. 541-290-7030.

1993 CAMPER. Self contained. Indoor/outdoor shower, Electric furnace, Electric jacks, very clean, $4900 OBO. 541-756-1739

2004 Montana model 2980 RL 5th Wheel, three slide outs. No smoking or pets, $17,500. Call 541-756-3640

Bandon Chamber would like to INVITE YOU to our second annual “Bandon Business Fair” April 17th from 1p.m. to 7p.m. at the Community Center (The Barn). Get a preview of what is coming and what is new from our business community for the 2014 season. Let our businesses make an impression on you! And just to add a little fun to our Business Fair we will be doing a drawing every hour for local merchandise. Everyone is invited to come and No host bar starts at 4p.m. So grab a friend and stop by the Barn. FREE admission.

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mother Linda P Duvall, for minor child Sarah Lynn Marie Smith born June 23, 2010 in Coos County, State of Oregon. Paternity has been established by filing with the State Registrar of Vital Statistics, a voluntary acknowledgement of paternity. The minor child resides in Coos County State of Oregon, and has continuously resided in Coos County. The Petitioner resides in Coos County State of Oregon. The Respondent resides somewhere in the state of California, whereabouts unknown. There is no previous litigation, concerning custody, visitation, parenting time in this or any other state. Parenting Plan is that Petitioner should be awarded sole custody of said minor child, Sarah Lynn Marie Smith. Parenting time, by Respondent, should be supervised by Petitioner’s choice of supervisor. Petitioner should be allowed to move more than 60 miles further distant from the other parent without advance notice because good cause exists. Petitioner does not seek child support. Petitioner will provide health care coverage and does not seek any health care coverage from Respondent. Petitioner shall be entitled to claim the minor child, Sarah, for tax purposes. A Status Quo petition is filed keeping said minor child, Sarah, residing in her father’s home until this custody and parenting time petition is decided by the judge. Respondent may obtain information from the records of the Circuit Court of Coos County pertaining to this petition. PUBLISHED: Bandon Western WorldApril 03, 10, 17 and 24, 2014 (ID-20249869) NOTICE OF BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING A Public Meeting of the Budget Committee of the Bandon Rural Fire Protection District #8, Coos County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 will be held at the Bandon Fire Hall, 50530 Hwy 101 S. Bandon, Oregon. The meeting will take place on May 8, 2014 at 7 PM. The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to receive public comment on the budget. 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 Budget Committee. A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained at 50530 Hwy 101 S. Bandon between the hours of 7 PM and 9 PM Monday and Wednesday on or after April 25, 2014. PUBLISHED: Bandon Western WorldApril 17 and 24, 2014 (ID-20250567)

In the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon for the County of Coos Family Law Case Number 14DM0007: Notice is hereby given that Petition for custody and parenting time under ORS109.103 and Child Support for a minor child has been filed. Petitioner is father Joel D Smith, Respondent is

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WESTERN WORLD Sports Editor: John Gunther A10 • Bandon Western World

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Martino keys win in eight innings

Smith, Santoro shine at meets

Bandon Western World

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Several individual wins highlighted the efforts of Bandon’s track team in a pair of seven-school meets in the past week. The Tigers hosted their annual Small Schools Invitational on Friday, with the girls placing third and the boys fifth. Individual efforts highlighted the team’s performance. Hannah Smith had a lifetime best, soaring 34 feet to win the triple jump in windy conditions, and also won the 100 for the Tigers. Aida Santoro won both the 1,500 and 3,000 for Bandon, while Sarah Cutler took the 800 and was second in the 400. Rowan Reimer was second in both the long jump and high jump. For the boys, Mitchell Brown won the 100 meters. Gabriel Castelli took the 800 meters and Zane Olive was second in the 1,500. At Pacific this week, the Bandon boys were second and the girls were third. The Pirates won both team titles. Brown continued a strong season by winning the 100, with Alex Winston second. Brown also finished second in the high jump. Jacob Taylor won the long jump, with Winston third. Olive got the other win for the Tigers, taking the 1,500. He also was third in the 3,000. Castelli placed second

By Alysha Beck, Bandon Western World

Sprinting to the line Bandon’s Mitchell Brown sprints to the finish followed by Powers’ Ronnie Zemke in the 100-meter dash at the recent Coquille Twilight meet. in the 800. Meanwhile, Santoro had another strong meet, again winning both the 1,500 and 3,000. She had a lifetime best of 11:22.50 in the latter event. Smith took the 100. Cutler was second in the 800 and third in the 1,500. Reimer was second in the long jump and fourth in the high jump. The Tigers are looking to improve in the weeks before their district meet, when the top two finishers in each event will advance to the Class 3A state meet at Eugene. Through Tuesday’s meet at Pacific, a few Tigers are ranked near the

top of their events for the district, which includes Glide and Coquille from the Sunset Conference, as well as a handful of teams from the Rogue Valley and Lakeview. Santoro currently has the best times in both the 1,500 and 3,000. Smith, meanwhile, is the district leader in the triple jump and ranks second in the 100. For the boys, Taylor ranks second in the javelin and is tied with teammate Logan Shea for the third-best mark in the long jump. Taylor and Shea also combine with Shannon Forty and Ramon Munoz to rank second in the

4x100-meter relay. This week, the Tigers compete in the first of two big meets at Marshfield High School, when they join 25 other schools in the Prefontaine Rotary Invitational. The meet will give Bandon’s runners a chance to compete against some of the better athletes from several different classifications. The other meet at Marshfield is the annual Coos County Meet, which this year has been moved nearly to the end of the season. The meet, always held on a Friday evening, is scheduled for May 9, the week before the district meet.

Tigers growing as a softball unit Bandon Western World

Bandon’s softball team has spent the season trying to bounce back from a preseason cut short by the weather. “The rain again cut short preseason games normally used to make corrections in position playing and give players some experience prior to league play,” said Bandon coach Rick Hinojosa. Since the team’s season-opening win over Reedsport, the Tigers

have lost five straight, including a 21-3 setback to Gold Beach on Tuesday. Senior Cheyenne Young took to the pitcher’s circle for the first time since eighth grade and, until the loss to Gold Beach, had been keeping the Tigers in games. “She continues to get better and better with each game,” Hinojosa said. Meanwhile, Hinojosa has been trying to find the right mix of players in the infield and outfield. The Tigers have just

three seniors this year — Young, Carissa Guarino and Leatrice Helms. “I expect them to be role models for the younger players,” Hinojosa said. One big positive is that the Tigers have enough players for a JV team as well. “Freshman Cheyenne Ornelas has worked hard learning to pitch,” Hinojosa said. “She threw well in a JV game against Reedsport despite having a stomach full of jitters.”

In the game against Gold Beach, Savannah Williams scored Bandon’s first run, leading off an inning with a walk and then moving around the bases aided by a single from Ally Richert and scoring on a grounder by Savannah Guarino. Williams drove in the other two runs with a single. Bandon hosts Illinois Valley for a doubleheader on Saturday, starting at noon. The Tigers play Gold Beach on the road Tuesday.

Bandon’s baseball team split a pair of games at Oakland on Saturday and then lost a heartbreaker to Gold Beach on Tuesday as the Tigers continue to prep for their biggest games. Against Gold Beach, Bandon had a three-run lead until the Panthers scored four runs in the sixth inning. Despite the loss, Bandon head coach Jay Ferrell finally got to play the nine starters he envisioned at the beginning of the year and wasn’t disappointed in the results. “Overall, I knows it’s a loss, but it was the best game we’ve been a part of all year,” Ferrell said. “We really came to play today. By far the best game we played all year.” Among the bright spots for the Tigers, Quinn Hamblin went 2for-4 with two RBIs and starting pitcher Coleton Jackson pitched several solid innings. Bandon’s one win during the week was keyed by

an outstanding effort from Robert Martino, who pitched all eight innings in a 5-4 win over Oakland in Saturday’s opener. Martino had eight strikeouts and just three walks. He finished the long game with two strikeouts among the final three batters. “He’s just been progressively getting better all year as far as velocity and control,” Ferrell said. “In the past, he’s always been a little inconsistent.” Shawn Peters drove in the winning run with a two-out double in the top of the eighth inning, bringing home Jackson, who had singled and moved to second on a sacrifice bunt by Wil Lozano. Oakland rallied to win the second game with two runs in the bottom of the seventh. Quentin Coomer had three hits, including a pair of doubles, and Jon Wilhite hit a home run. Bandon hosts Illinois Valley for a doubleheader Saturday.

Huttons shine at run Members of the Hutton family set one course record and three other age-group records in the recent Salmon Creek Run at Powers. Sailor Hutton set a women’s course record, finishing the 10-kilometer race in 41 minutes and 18 seconds. Brent Hutton, Sailor’s father, was the men’s winner, setting an agegroup record in the 20-29 division with his time of 35:53. Hunter Hutton,

Sailor’s twin brother, set a men’s age-group record in the 14-19 division with his time of 41:12. Tricia Hutton, the twins’ mom, won the 5kilometer race for women with a time of 26:23, setting the 40-49 age group record for women. Carter Brown of Langlois was the overall winner of the 5K in 22:36. Among other Bandon runners, Tom Bedell was seventh overall in the 10K in 47:45 and Tom Brown was ninth in 49:30.

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Cumulative Precipitation Last Week: 0.00 inches To date in 2014: 19.45 inches

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7.5 7.4 7.3 7.0 6.6 6.2 6.0

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6.2 6.0 5.8 5.7 5.7 5.9 6.2

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8:23 9:07 9:55 10:49 11:49 12:07 1:29

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8:19 9:02 9:52 10:53 -12:54 2:00

2.0 2.3 2.6 2.8 -0.1 0.4

Trout contest for 2014 begins; bass fishing heats up This week Tenmile Lakes is scheduled to receive 6,000 legal-size rainbow trout. Ringo’s Lakeside Marina is proud to continue its popular tagged trout contest for 2014. This year 100 trout will be tagged and released on Friday, April 18. Fifty fish will be released on both North and South Tenmile Lake. Tags can be redeemed at Ringo’s Lakeside Marina and are worth between $5 and $100 good toward all merchandise and services. All trout tags are worth money regardless of the year that they were planted. John from the Marina told us that the largemouth bass fishing on Tenmile was redhot last weekend. Anglers fishing in a bass tournament reported catching up to 40 bass each. One angler who rented a boat from the marina landed a 5 1/2 pound largemouth. Most of the bass have been in the two-pound range and are being caught from the shoreline out to 15 feet. Popular lures on Tenmile have been Brush Hogs, large swimbaits or spinner baits. For more info on the contest or fishing Tenmile Lakes you can call John or

Fishing for rockfish and lingcod Cathy at Ringo’s Lakeside Marina FISHING and perch has been excellent inside 541-759-3312. REPORT Local rivers: Fishing for spring of Coos Bay. Joe from The Bite’s On tackle shop in Empire told us that salmon on the lower Rogue and anglers fishing with live sand mainstem Umpqua River has been very slow because of the low and shrimp have been catching greenclear river conditions. April is a ling or seatrout up to 20 inches. good month to catch spring Don’t forget greenling are included salmon, but we need a good rain to in your seven-fish rockfish limit, color up the rivers to get the fish but have a 10-inch minimum length restriction. Anglers are also catchmoving again. Trout fishing on all ing some nice lingcod from the South Coast rivers will reopen on north jetty by floating a herring May 24. Pacific Ocean, bays and beach- TONY under a bobber. A few Chinook es: Ocean conditions have been ROSZKOWSKI salmon have been hooked by ling too rough for the sport fleet to get cod fishermen using this method. in on the good ocean salmon fishAnglers are also reporting surf perch ing. Wayne Butler from Prowler Charters as far up the bay as Isthmus Slough where told me that once the conditions calm down anglers are catching them on a bobber and anglers should find salmon off of Bandon sand shrimp. Surf perch fishing is starting to fishing in 180 feet of water. He said the fish pick up along the beaches on the South are at scattered depths between 40 to 120 Coast. The sign up sheet is now available for feet. Anglers should keep an eye out for bait anglers wanting to fish the May surf perch fish and bird action. derby down at Port O’Call in Old Town.


Tony Roszkowski owns and operates Port O’ Call — — on the Bandon waterfront. Many South Coast anglers rely on his fish and shellfish reports. Hear more from Tony on ‘Oregon Outdoors’ Thursdays on KWRO 6130 AM. Email your report to tonyscrabshack7@





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Area shellfish: Crabbing continues to be very slow in the bay at Bandon. Crabbers working hard up in Coos Bay are picking up a few legal-size Dungeness crab. This week’s minus tide series should bring out plenty of bay clammers in Charleston and along Cape Arago Highway. Bay and beach clamming is open to the entire Oregon Coast. On April 3, mussel harvesting was reopened from Cape Arago to the California border. A good number to have is the Oregon Dept. of Agriculture’s shellfish Hotline which provides the most current info on shellfish safety closures, 1-800-448-2474.


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