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Surfer Succombs to Injuries; Day of Mourning Will Cause News Delay; EMAC Looking for Members

Surfer Succombs to Injuries

Coast Radio has learned that the surfer that was rescued by the US Coast Guard did not survive his injuries.  30 year old Toren Stearns a doctor from Corvallis succumbed to injuries her received while surfing near Devils Punchbowl about 8 miles north of Newport.  The accident happened at 3:30 on Saturday and was brought to the beach by a coast guard rescue swimmer.  He was taken to Newport hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Day of Mourning Will Cause News Delay

If you are a subscriber to the Siuslaw news your copy will be delayed for a day due to the National Day of Mourning that president Trump declared for George H.W. Bush.  The declaration means that all federal agencies will be closed on Wednesday including all mail delivery.  Copies of the news will still be available for sale at the regular retail establishments and at the Siuslaw news offices on Maple Street.

EMAC Looking for Members

The City is recruiting applicants to fill five openings for voting positions on the Environmental Management Advisory Committee.  EMAC generally meets once per month as a group. Persons interested should expect to attend recurring meetings and devote time for study of issues and performance above and beyond meeting attendance. Volunteer time is vital in working towards solutions to local government issues.