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Rave: The Rotary Club of Brookings-Harbor gets a gold star for giving St. Timothy’s Outreach Free Clinic a $4,000 grant to purchase supplies. 

The clinic, which opened in July at 401 Fir St., offers health care for the uninsured from 1 to 4 p.m. every Tuesday. This hefty donation will go a long way in providing medical services to those less fortunate

Rant: The Brookings City Council deserves a black mark for putting the needs of construction companies and contractors over those of residents when it came to approving a new noise ordinance. 

On Monday, the council tentatively approved an ordinance to allow construction to take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, and 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekends and holidays. The final decision is set for Dec. 13.

Much of the councilors’ discussion favored liberal hours to help contractors meet deadlines, with not even a mention of concern for residents. Why no residents attended Monday’s meeting to protest the decision remains a mystery.

Rave: City workers, police officers and private work crews deserve gold stars for working non-stop on a giant sinkhole that opened up near Brookings City Hall after midnight Sunday.

Rave: A heartfelt “woof!” goes to Curry County’s volunteer group The Trash Dogs for its continuous efforts to clear our beautiful forest roads of unsightly trash. 

Rant: Shame on Curry County officials for waiting until after the Law Enforcement Levy failed at the ballot box to get serious about seeking new revenue sources. 

With the inevitable end of federal timber funds looming over the county for years, solid efforts to keep the county solvent should have begun years ago.

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