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Share your career with teens, share your view of river recreation rules with Salem, hear from local writers

Share career with next generation

Do you have passion for sharing your career and impacting the lives of young adults?

Athey Creek MIddle School is looking for presenters to participate in four 30-minutes sessions with eighth graders April 22.

Each session would contain the same content, including an introduction and pathway to your career, educational training and experience, skill sets needed and time for questions.

Contact Toni Snapp at 503-673-7408 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Offer input on Willamette boat rules

The Oregon State Marine Board is accepting written public comment on proposed rule changes to boat operations on the Willamette River in the Newberg Pool.

The board directed staff to draft rules at its Jan. 22 meeting held in Salem.

The proposed rules would amend regulations on the Willamette River between river miles 30 and 50 to restrict wake surfing in multiple areas and define other areas in which all towed watersports, except wake surfing, would be prohibited.

Additionally, the public can provide testimony on the proposed rules at a public hearing from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 9. The hearing will be held at the Marine Board office, 435 Commercial St. NE, Suite 400, in Salem.

Written comments will be accepted until 11:55 p.m. March 22 and can be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by U.S. mail to Jennifer Cooper, administrative rules coordinator, Oregon State Marine Board, 435 Commercial St. NE, Salem, OR 97301. Testimony by telephone will not be accepted.

To view the proposed rule language, visit https://www.oregon.gov/osmb/info/Pages/Rulemaking-and-Public-Notices.aspx.

History author to speak at library

Join the West Linn Historical Society as it sponsors a book reading by local historian Nancy Dunis. She will share her newly released book, "Story Soup" in the Community Room at the West Linn Public Library from 2-3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16.

"Story Soup" is an anthology of columns Dunis wrote as part of the "Jottings from 5th and G" writing group over a span of seven years. Dunis will talk about how the group got started, and some of the early members, and she will read from a few of her favorite pieces.

Serve on OSU Extension budget committee

The Clackamas County Board of Commissioners is seeking two people to serve on a budget committee with a two-year term for the Clackamas County Extension and 4-H Service District.

The district was formed by voters in 2008 to provide annual property tax funding for local Oregon State University Extension and 4-H programs in Clackamas County.

The budget committee meets in April and May in preparation for a public hearing for the Extension and 4-H Service District to be held in early June with the County Board of Commissioners.

Proposed budget documents will be ready for review by April 17. Any resident living within the district boundaries (all of Clackamas County except Johnson City) is invited to submit an application to serve on the Extension and 4-H Service District budget committee.

Application materials are available on the Clackamas County website at http://www.co.clackamas.or.us.

The application deadline for the Clackamas County Extension and 4-H Service District is Friday, March 13.

For more information, contact Leah Sundquist, OSU Extension County Liaison, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 503-655-8631.


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