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Medal for deputy who saved teen’s life

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Survivors Deputy Terry Brown and Joshua Peterson give a thumbs up from a hospital room last June.

Curry County Sheriff’s Deputy Terry Brown’s efforts to save a Brookings teen from drowning in the ocean last year has garnered another recognition: the Carnegie Medal.

The award, issued to 20 recipients annually by the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission, is given throughout the U.S. and Canada to individuals who risk their lives to an extraordinary degree while saving or attempting to save another life.

“We don’t do it for the awards or recognition — it just what we do, but it’s nice to be appreciated,” Brown said Tuesday.

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Cities back sheriff’s law levy

“Two cities down and one to go,” said Gold Beach Mayor Karl Popoff Tuesday when he heard the city of Brookings joined Port Orford in resolutions in support of Ballot Measure 8-81.

The ballot question asks voters May 19 to approve a three-year property tax increase of $1.34 per $1,000 assessed valuation for those living in cities and $2.52 per $1,000 for those in unincorporated Curry County. Revenue generated by the levy will fund the Sheriff’s Office separate from county operations, giving Sheriff Ward’s Citizens Advisory Group (CAG) time to craft a special law enforcement district.

The county faces a $3.5 million shortfall since timber subsidies ended last year.

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