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Helpline of the South Coast Interim Board - 7 p.m., public library, 525 Anderson Ave.



Board of Commissioners - 10 a.m., Commissioners' Courtroom, Courthouse, 250 N. Baxter St., Coquille. Work session on proposed gun range. 396-3121, Ext. 225.



City Council - 7:15 a.m., Community Center, 700 E. Gibbs Ave. Agenda session. 942-5501.


North Umpqua Highway reopens: The state Department of Transportation reopened Highway 138 on Wednesday morning.

The highway was closed Sunday because of the Apple Fire.

Pilot cars will be used from Steamboat Creek Road to North Umpqua River Road. Motorists should expect delays.

The 10-mile stretch of highway is opened to through traffic only; motorists will not be allowed to stop in the area.

Motorists are advised to drive with extreme caution in the area. There's no estimated time for reopening the highway to all traffic without pilot cars.



Transit Advisory Committee - 9:30 a.m., Council Chamber, City Hall, 250 Highway 101. Rhody Express operations report; marketing task force report; LTD. 997-8237.

Access Management Committee - 6:30 p.m., Council Chamber, City Hall, 250 Highway 101. Review draft of access management plan; set date for public meeting. 997-8237.

24th Senate District Republicans - 6:30 p.m., Lovejoy's Restaurant, Pier Point Inn, 85625 Highway 101. Speaker Bob Avery, Lane County Republican chairman. Buffet served at 5:30 p.m. 997-7836.

Wellhead Protection Task Force - 7 p.m., Council Chamber, City Hall, 250 Highway 101. Presentation by Brown & Caldwell consultants regarding process and schedule for project; review of project budget; continued discussion of public education process. 997-2141.



City Council - 11 a.m., Senior Center, City Hall, 915 N. Lake Road. Discussion with state Department of Environmental Quality about mutual agreement and order. 759-3011.


Local talent headed for state fair: Theresa and Daniel Hanson of Elmira and Scott Cramer of Oakridge have been chosen to participate in the 2002 Oregon State Fair Talent Competition in Salem on Sunday.

They were the winners in competitions last week at the Lane County Fair.

The Hansons competed in the youth competition for performers age 15 or younger and Cramer won the competition for performers age 16 or older.

All three will participate in preliminary competitions beginning at 11 a.m. in the L.B. Day Amphitheatre. Winners will go on to compete in the finals beginning at 7 p.m.

Twenty-five Oregon county fairs chose winners for the state competition.


Public Safety Coordinating Council, Research and Evaluation Committee - 3 p.m., Commissioners' Conference Room, Public Service Building, 125 E. Eighth Ave., Eugene. 682-6663.

Local Government Boundary Commission - 7 p.m., McNutt Room, City Hall, 777 Pearl St., Eugene. Continuation of public hearing on annexation of city of Cottage to Southern Lane County Rural Fire Protection District. 682-4425.



North Bend Centennial Planning Committee - 6:30 p.m., Council Chamber, City Hall, 835 California Ave. Planning meeting for next year's observance of city centennial. 756-4613.


City Council spot opens up: City Council position No. 4 is open for appointment as of Aug. 31. The four-year position expires Dec. 31, 2004.

People interested in the position can pick up an application at City Hall, 637 N.E. Locust St., from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Completed applications must be returned to City Hall no later than 5 p.m. Aug. 29.


Making chocolate goodies: People age 8 or older are invited to a class at the Yachats Commons on Wednesday on how to make chocolate creations.

The class runs from 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. and will be taught by Debra Spoelstra. The cost is $15.

The class is sponsored by the Yachats Youth and Family Activities program. Preregistration is required by Friday.

To register or for more information, call 547-4599.
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Date:Aug 22, 2002
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