Regional Roundup.Byline: The Register-Guard
COOS BAY Coos Bay (ks), city (1990 pop. 15,076), Coos co., SW Oreg., a port of entry on Coos Bay; founded 1854 as Marshfield, inc. 1874, renamed 1944.
Southwestern Oregon Community College Southwestern Oregon Community College is a college in Coos Bay, Oregon, United States. It is Oregon's oldest community college, founded in 1959. The college has about 3,000 students annually and has 60 full-time employees and 275 part-time instructors. Board - 7 p.m., Room 505, Tioga Hall, SWOCC campus, 1988 Newmark Ave. 888-7400.
Port to use booms: Increased debris flow Debris flows are often referred to as mudslides, mudflows, jökulhlaups, or debris avalanches. There is also a debris flow type that has rocky front called 'the head' and a 'tail' like wet concrete. This debris flow has been well reported in the scientific literature. in the Siuslaw River The Siuslaw River (pronounced sigh YOU slaw) is a river, approximately 110 mi (177 km) long, along the Pacific coast of Oregon in the United States. It drains an area of approximately 4560 sq mi (11900 km²) in the Central Oregon Coast Range southwest of the Willamette caused by recent stormy weather has prompted the Port of Siuslaw to begin limited seasonal operations in its marinas.
To protect vessels from debris, the port will place protective log booms around the eastern recreational basin, the western commercial basin and the public launch ramp at the foot of Harbor Street in Florence. Recreational moorage will be limited to the full-service slips on G dock only.
The port recommends that boaters use special care when operating around the log booms, and replace any boom removed to enter or exit the marina or launch ramp areas.
A section of the G dock and the marine fuel station will remain open through winter. The E, F, and H docks in the recreational basin will be closed until spring.
City Council - 6:30 p.m., Council Chamber, City Hall, 250 Highway 101. Study session on draft comprehensive plan public hearing testimony. 997-3437.
Santa and Fido: People and their pets can pose for a photo with Santa Claus Santa Claus: see Nicholas, Saint.
jolly, gift-giving figure who visits children on Christmas Eve. [Christian Tradition: NCE, 1937]
See : Christmas
Santa Claus this weekend - and benefit local stray animals - during PetsMart's Santa Claws benefit for the Lane Animal Regulation Authority.
The event will be Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at the PetsMart store, 2847 Chad Drive in Eugene.
"This event is a great opportunity not only for pet owners to get a fun and memorable picture of their pet, but also to help animals that have gotten lost or aren't as fortunate to have a caring owner," said Mike Wellington, animal authority supervisor.
The program provides money to participating animal welfare organizations. The organizations staff the event and receive
$5 from each photo package sold.
Customers receive two photographs for $9.95. One photo is placed in a holiday ornament and the other in a holiday paperboard frame.
For more information, visit www.co.lane.or.us/animal_reg or call Wellington at 682-2370.
Program receives grant: The Oregon Housing and Community Services Department has awarded a $150,000 grant to Lane County's Regional Housing Rehabilitation Program Noun 1. rehabilitation program - a program for restoring someone to good health
program, programme - a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need; "he proposed an elaborate program of public works"; "working mothers rely on the day care .
The program makes loans to qualified lower-income families in rural parts of the county.
The new funds will go toward household repairs and improvements in Marcola and in Springfield's South 79th Street neighborhood.
Earlier this year, Lane County and the cities of Cottage Grove Cottage Grove, village (1990 pop. 22,935), Washington co., SE Minn., near the St. Croix River; inc. 1965. There is farming (cattle, sheep, corn, and soybeans) and manufacturing (chemicals and machinery). , Lowell, Oakridge and Creswell created the housing rehabilitation program, which is administered by the St. Vincent de Paul Vin·cent de Paul , Saint 1581-1660.
French ecclesiastic who founded the Congregation of the Mission (1625) and the Daughters of Charity (1633). Society of Lane County.
So far, 19 homeowners have been approved for loans and 13 others are completing applications.
Audit endangers dredge: Oregon lawmakers have asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to consider the value of the federal dredge Yaquina when proceeding with an audit ordered by a corps official.
The Army Audit Agency was ordered in August to audit the Yaquina, and lawmakers, led by Oregon 4th District Rep. Peter DeFazio Peter Anthony DeFazio (born May 27, 1947) is an American politician. He serves as a Democratic U.S. Representative from Oregon, representing the 4th Congressional District and is currently serving his 11th term. , fear that private contractors will use the results to force the dredge into retirement.
Congressional restrictions prevent the Yaquina from operating more than 180 days a year, which raises costs and may skew (1) The misalignment of a document or punch card in the feed tray or hopper that prohibits it from being scanned or read properly.
(2) In facsimile, the difference in rectangularity between the received and transmitted page. audit results, DeFazio said.
Lifting the restriction would provide a better value for taxpayers, he said.
In 1978, the corps began reducing its dredge fleet and farming out contracts to commercial dredges. The Yaquina and the Essayons are the only federal dredges operating in the Northwest.
DeFazio said they play a crucial role in the economic livelihood of the region.
Without them, smaller ports such as those on the Oregon Coast The Oregon Coast is a geographical term that is used to describe the coast of Oregon along the Pacific Ocean. Stretching 362 miles from Astoria to the California border, the Oregon Coast is unique in that the whole coastline is public land. might lose access to affordable and timely dredging, he said.
The Yaquina often undertakes difficult jobs that private dredgers might turn down because of low profits.
City Council - 4 p.m., Council Chamber, City Hall, 835 California St. Work session. 756-8500.
Oakridge Museum Potluck - 6:30 p.m., Greenwaters Park Clubhouse, 48362 Highway 58.
Program will be Hal Beamer No... it's not the latest BMW! It was a window in the StarOffice desktop that displayed the contents of the element selected in Explorer.
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