Redshirts volunteers unload packages at loading dock behind Brookings Post Office Friday. The Pilot/Marge Woodfin
Friday was a red-letter day for the Brookings-Harbor Redshirts, as
more than two dozen volunteers delivered 228 packages to the Brookings
Although the Redshirts have been mailing packages to the troops in
Iraq and Afghanistan on the first and third Fridays of every month since
June 2006, the December mailing is always special, because of
Christmas, said Redshirts President Frank Muller.
This December was an especially large mailing, requiring approximately $3,200 postage to be paid, Muller said.
Students play game of red light, green light. The Pilot/Arwyn Rice
Students at Kalmiopsis Elementary School are learning something new this year — playground games.
Over the last few decades, as giant play structures were built in
parks and on school playgrounds, children lost the art of the simple
So when the massive play structure known as the “big toy” was removed
from the Kalmiopsis playground last summer, students had to learn a new
way to play. A generation that had relied mostly on chase games and
play structures was given balls and jump ropes.
Student leaders listen at the SOCYL Youth Summit. Photo by Karlie Wright
PORT ORFORD — Approximately 300 high school students from throughout
Curry County became “SOCYL’s Most Wanted” for a day at Pacific High
The fourth-annual Youth Summit focused on the role of law enforcement and its relationship with the youth in the community.
The event was hosted by the Curry County Commission on Children and
Families, Curry County Drug Free Communities Coalition, and Southern
Oregon Coast Youth Leaders (SOCYL). It took place Oct. 27. This is the
second time the event was held at Pacific High School in Port Orford.