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.
Park fees discounted: Sunset Bay State Park will offer one free night of camping Saturday to encourage people to learn what the park has to offer.
Also Saturday, Shore Acres State Park For the California unincorporated community, see .
Shore Acres State Park is an Oregon State Park located on the Cape Arago Highway south of Coos Bay, Oregon, United States. The park features five acres of formal gardens including a rose-testing plot and Japanese lily pond. will waive its $3 day-use fee.
Refreshments will be availableand activities will include guided walks of the World War II bunkers and exploring the history of the park's gardens.
For more information, call 888-3778, ext. 45.
Grange holds sale: A flea market See computer flea market.
yard sale of used items at low prices. [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
See : Inexpensiveness fund raiser A Fund Raiser' is an organized event, attempting to collect money. The money to be collected is usually for a specific item or need. The event also can entail gimmicks or activities to promote donor interest. will be held at the Greenacres Grange on Highway 41 southeast of Coos Bay on Friday and Saturday.
Twenty tables of merchandise are planned offering a variety of items from fishing poles to jewelry. The hours will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. For more information, call 267-0483.
Coos County Coos County is the name of two counties in the United States:
All-comers track meet: The track teams at Lincoln Middle School Lincoln Middle School may refer to:
The meet will be held at Lincoln, at 1565 S. Fourth St., and will be open to students age 5 through 12.
A $5 entry fee will allow students to participate in an unlimited number of events, including long jump, javelin, shot put, discus, high jump and 60-meter, 100-meter, 100-meter hurdle, 200-meter and 1,500-meter races. A 400-meter relay also will be held.
Each athlete who takes part will receive a certificate and ribbon for each event. For more information, call Nathan Bridgens or Bill Thompson at 942-3391.
Port of Siuslaw Commission - 3 p.m., Port Office, 1499 Bay St. Work session on strategic business plan. 997-3426.
Postal workers to raise money: About 25 postal employees and their families will stage a giant parking lot sale Sunday at the Florence post office to raise money for the American Cancer Society American Cancer Society,
n.pr established in 1913, this national volunteer-based health organization is committed to the elimination of cancer through prevention and treatment and to diminishing cancer suffering through advocacy, scholarship, research, .
The 9 a.m. event is the first fund raiser to be staged by the Pleasant Postal People team, which will earmark earmark
taking a piece out of the edge or center of the ear with a punch as an identification mark. The shape of the mark may be registerable under local legislation. money raised for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life Relay For Life (often shortened to Relay) is a fundraising event of the American Cancer Society, and is now held in many other countries. It is an overnight event designed to spread awareness of cancer prevention, treatments and cures, celebrate survivorship and raise money , set for Aug. 16-17 at Miller Park.
Residents who want to participate in the relay should call 902-9209.
Economic Development and Marketing Committee - 7:30 a.m., Bliss' Route 101 Restaurant, 1179 Highway 101. Telecommunications Task Force report; Pacific View signs; port developments; marketing firms; incubator grants; Pacific View lot sales qualifiers. 997-8237.
Budget Committee - 5:15 p.m., Commissioners' Conference Room, Public Service Building, 125 E. Eighth Ave., Eugene. 682-4203.
Hearings Official - 9 a.m., Harris Hall, 125 E. Eighth Ave., Eugene. Application to build non-farm dwelling at 93525 Territorial Highway. 682-4287.
Legislative Committee - 10:30 a.m., County Administrator's Conference Room, Public Service Building, 125 E. Eighth Ave., Eugene. 682-6725.
Public Safety Coordinating Council Commission on Children & Families and Juvenile Justice Committees - 1:30 p.m., Lane Council of Governments Conference Room, Fourth Floor, 99 E. Broadway, Suite 400, Eugene. 682-7493.
Corps seeks comment: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comment on a proposed shoreline project aimed at keeping sand and woody debris out of the parking lot at the state's Alsea Bay Bridge The Alsea Bay Bridge is a concrete arch bridge that spans the Alsea Bay near Waldport, Oregon.
The original bridge was designed by Conde McCullough and opened in 1936. The hostile environment caused significant corrosion to the steel reinforcements. Interpretive Center.
The center is only a short distance from the edge of Alsea Bay. The state proposes to excavate a 125-foot-long, 2-foot-deep ditch adjacent to the parking lot. Four-foot-high locks would be placed in the ditch to form a wall.
Written comments should be addressed to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ATTN: CENWP-OP-GP (Kathryn Harris), P.O. Box 2946, Portland, OR 97208-2946. Send e-mail comments to Kathryn.L.Harris@usace.army.mil.
Private school now enrolling: The Yoncalla Christian School has begun taking applications for spaces in kindergarten through 12th grade for the school year that begins in September.
The school describes its mission as "the "desire to build godly god·ly
adj. god·li·er, god·li·est
1. Having great reverence for God; pious.
god character and provide each student with a quality academic education at a tuition cost that is affordable to parents."
For more information, call 849-2800.