Reedsport Year in Review 2015

Throughout the month of December, The World will take you back to our most read stories of 2015, month by month. Today: October.

A threat against schools in Coos County on Friday prompted law enforcement agencies and school administrators to take precautions, but the threat doesn’t seem credible, says Sheriff Craig Zanni.

According to a news release from the sheriff’s office, “At about 7:38 a.m. (Friday), Coos County 911 Center received a report from a subject who advised that they had seen information circulating on one of the same websites that the subject in yesterday’s shooting incident at Umpqua Community College had been posting on that there would be a similar incident in Coos County today…

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Source: Year in Review 2015: The World’s top stories in October

Weekly News Recap on Reedsport

The most popular news stories this week:

Flooding causes 42S closure, police rescue stranded driver

Oregon Department of Transportation vehicles work on clearing the highway of debris near a flooded area of Highway 42 South on Monday afternoon.
Oregon Department of Transportation vehicles work on clearing the highway of debris near a flooded area of Highway 42 South on Monday afternoon.

COQUILLE — An Oregon Department of Transportation official said Highway 42 South likely would remain closed through much of Monday after a weekend of heavy rain and flooding that left at least one driver stranded.

Jared Castle, ODOT spokesman, said plow and sweeper trucks still need to remove debris from the road, while engineers need to rule out the presence of sinkholes before the road can be reopened.

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Source: The World’s Weekly News

What’s Up at Reedsport, December Events

Here’s a list of upcoming events for the holiday season:


FRIDAY, DEC. 18

Old Town Bandon Farmers and Artisans Market 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 250 First St., Bandon. 541-347-3206

29th Annual Holiday Lights 4-9:30 p.m., Shore Acres State Park, 89039 Cape Arago Highway, Charleston. Parking $5. No pets. Refreshments in the Garden House. Entertainment: 6-6:30 p.m. Gloria Dei Lutheran Church; 7-8 p.m. Saints N Aints. www.shoreacres.net

Drive-Thru Live Nativity Story 6-8 p.m., Coquille Church of the Nazarene, 997 W. Central Blvd., Coquille. Canned food donations appreciated.

Charleston Christmas Village & Train Display 6-10 p.m., Old Charleston School cafeteria, 64065 Seven Devils Road, Charleston. Admission is by donation.

“Holidays with a Twist” 7 p.m., Dolphin Playhouse, 580 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay. Admission: adults $10, seniors and students $8, children $5. 541-808-2611

“It’s a Wonderful Life” 7 p.m.,The Liberty Theatre, 2100 Sherman Ave., North Bend. Radio play presented by Little Theatre on the Bay.. Tonight’s proceeds go to The Liberty Theatre restoration.

“Dead in the Sled: Ho, Ho, Ho. …Oh No!” 7 p.m., Three Rivers Casino & Hotel, 5647 Highway 126, Florence. Tickets $40 includes meal and a murder mystery. RSVP at 877-374-8377.

SATURDAY, DEC. 19
Santa’s Workshop 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Coos Bay Boat Building Center, 100 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay. Students ages 6-10 can build a wooden Kon Tiki boat to keep or donate. Cost is $10. Refreshments. 541-808-2211

Old Town Bandon Farmers and Artisans Market 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 250 First St., Bandon. 541-347-3206

“A Victorian Christmas” Hughes House Christmas Opening 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Hughes House, 91816 Cape Blanco Road, Port Orford. Admission is by donation.

Lynn Berg, Hardanger fiddles 1-4 p.m. Atrium Gallery, Coos Art Museum, 235 Anderson Ave. Coos Bay. Violin maker talks about Norwegian Hardanger fiddles and his own unique VioLynns. Music by Hege Bakken and Alayne Olmsted. Playtime after presentation. Part of Musical Instruments @ Coos Art Museum exhibit. Info: Gail Elber, 541-808-1773

Historic Coos Bay Manor Open House 2-5 p.m., Coos Bay Manor Bed & Breakfast, 955 S. Fifth St., Coos Bay. The 1910 original craftsman-style home was built for the Nedrum family. Very few changes have been made. Admission is by donation with proceeds going to the Kids’ HOPE Center.

29th Annual Holiday Lights 4-9:30 p.m., Shore Acres State Park, 89039 Cape Arago Highway, Charleston. Parking $5. No pets. Refreshments in the Garden House. Entertainment: 5-6 p.m. Centro De Fe; 6:30-7 p.m. Bible Baptist Church of Coquille. www.shoreacres.net

Sea of Lights 5-8 p.m., Oregon Coast Aquarium, 2820 SE Ferry Slip Road, Newport. Admission is $8. www.aquarium.org

Moment’s Notice: Jazz with a Seasonal Flair 6 p.m., United Presbyterian Church, 2360 Longwood Drive, Reedsport. Featuring Umpqua Community College faculty ensemble: John Gronberg, Ross Hansen, Clint Newell and Jason Heald. Admission $10. Proceeds will go to the UCC music department and a local charity. www.umpqua.edu/moments-notice

Drive-Thru Live Nativity Story 6-8 p.m., Coquille Church of the Nazarene, 997 W. Central Blvd., Coquille. Canned food donations appreciated.

Charleston Christmas Village & Train Display 6-10 p.m., Old Charleston School cafeteria, 64065 Seven Devils Road, Charleston. Admission is by donation.

“Holidays with a Twist” 7 p.m., Dolphin Playhouse, 580 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay. Admission: adults $10, seniors and students $8, children $5. 541-808-2611

“Dead in the Sled: Ho, Ho, Ho. …Oh No!” 7 p.m., Red Lion Hotel, 1313 N. Bayshore Drive., Coos Bay. Tickets $39.95 includes three courses and a murder mystery. RSVP at 541-999-9281.

New Artists Production: “Remember When?”
7 p.m., Sprague Community Theater, 1200 11th St. SW, Bandon. Tribute to past performers. Tickets available at Bandon Mercantile or by calling 541-347-2517.

“It’s a Wonderful Life” 7 p.m.,The Liberty Theatre, 2100 Sherman Ave., North Bend. Radio play presented by Little Theatre on the Bay.

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Source: What’s Up, Dec. 14, 2015 The World

Christmas Jazz Concert, Reedsport, Dec. 19th

What: CDABA Presents… Jazz Concert with a Seasonal Flair – Printable Flyer

When: Saturday, December 19, 6:00pm

Who: Moment’s Notice, Faculty Jazz Group from the Umpqua Community College

  • John Gronberg on the Trumpet
  • Ross Hansen on the Guitar
  • Jason Heald on Bass
  • Clint Newell on Drums

Samples:

Straighten Up and Fly Right:
Sidran:
There will Never be Another You:

How Much: $10 (at the door) for adults free for children under 18
All Proceeds to benefit the music program and a local charity

Where:
United Presbyterian Church
2360 Longwood Drive
Reedsport, OR 97467

Reedsport Tree of Giving Deadline – Monday

Reedsport’s local Tree of Giving program has families signed up and ready to be adopted. Any business, service group, church, or individuals who would like to buy gifts for all the children in one family can sign up or get more information by calling The Family Resource Center at 541 271-9700.

Tags for individual children are still available at Bank of America, Umpqua Bank, First Community Credit Union, and Ace Hardware.

Stop in, choose a tag, and purchase a new gift for that child based on suggestions listed on their tag. Unwrapped gifts must be returned to one of the tag distribution locations no later than Dec. 14 at the close of business.

With your help Tree of Giving supplies gifts for approximately 200 children in our community whose families need a little help during the holidays.

For more information contact the Family Resource Center at 541-271-9700.

Source: Deadline approaching for Reedsport Tree of Giving : The Umpqua Post

Make N Take, Tue. Dec. 15, Highland Elementary School, in Reedsport

Oregon Coast Community Action is planning Make N Take for Dec. 15 at Highland Elementary School, in Reedsport.

The event will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Organizer Chris Marsh said children and families of children who are pre-K to sixth grade are invited to a free dinner, cookie decorating and engaging in craft making at the multiple booths put on by community members.

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Source: Make N Take scheduled for Dec. 15 : The Umpqua Post

Forestry Technician Recreation Job in REEDSPORT, OR

Job Title: Forestry Technician (Recreation)
Department: Department Of Agriculture
Agency: Forest Service
Job Announcement Number: 16-TEMP-R6-0462-5FTRC-DT

SALARY RANGE: $15.31 to $15.31 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD: Tuesday, December 8, 2015 to Monday, December 14, 2015

SERIES & GRADE: GS-0462-05
POSITION INFORMATION: Full-Time – Temporary

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:
05
DUTY LOCATIONS: 2 vacancies – Reedsport, OR

WHO MAY APPLY: US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.

SECURITY CLEARANCE: Not Applicable
SUPERVISORY STATUS: No

JOB SUMMARY:

A career with the Forest Service will challenge you to manage and care for more than 193 million acres of our nation’s most magnificent lands, conduct research through a network of forest and range experiment stations and the Forest Products Laboratory, and provide assistance to State and private forestry agencies.

It’s an awesome responsibility – but the rewards are as limitless as the views.

This position is temporary and has a Not-to-Exceed date. However, an extension of the appointment may be possible without further competition. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or funds.

These positions are located on a Forest Service unit. Incumbent carries out a variety of project plans in support of the unit recreation program.

These positions are located in Region 6 on a National Forest in Reedsport, OR.

For additional information about the duties of the position, please contact, Christopher LaCosse, (541) 271-6071, [email protected]

TEMPORARY APPOINTMENT: Some positions will have varying work schedules. Some positions may have irregular and protracted hours of work. Tours of duty include full-time or less than full-time and will involve working weekends or irregular work hours.

Positions will be filled as a temporary appointment up to 6 months.

Hourly wage as shown is Rest of U.S. (RUS). Specific wage rate will vary by location and may be higher or lower than the amount shown on the vacancy announcement. http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/

The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career- Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply.

For more information and/or to apply click the link below.
http://federalgovernmentjobs.us/jobs/Forestry-Technician-Recreation-423300900.html