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A road contractor will be installing a 4-foot diameter drainage pipe this week across Crater Lake Highway, north of Coker Butte Road in Medford.

Oregon Department of Transportation says drivers should watch for traffic control, single lanes and flaggers between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m., Monday through Friday.

After this crossing is complete, the highway will be resurfaced from south of Owen Drive to north of Coker Butte Road, ODOT said. This also will be night work.

Construction begins Tuesday, July 26, on an expected two-week asphalt project on Highway 99 between Talent and Ashland, according to a press release from Oregon Department of Transportation.

The time estimate does not include striping and other finish work, the release said.

ODOT warns drivers to watch for flaggers and traffic control for single-lane traffic in both directions between 5 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Yogurt Hut, 140 Lithia Way, Ashland, will donate a percentage of all sales to Community Health Center's Every Woman Can Have a Medical Home program on Tuesday, July 26, between noon and 9 p.m.

The Every Woman program offers a free first office visit for qualified uninsured and under-insured women, including a gynecological exam and screening for breast health, heart disease, diabetes, cholesterol and depression.

For more information about the Every Woman program, call 541-482-9741 or see www.communityhealthcenter.org.

Mentors interested in working with women with addictions who are active in recovery and are economically and/or socially disadvantaged are invited to join the Walk With Me Mentoring Program.

An open house will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 28, at Addictions Recovery Center's Naumes Cottage, 20 S. Peach St., Medford.

RSVP to Lisa Parmenter, volunteer coordinator, at 541-779-1282, ext. 118, or lisap@addictionsrecovery.org.

CENTRAL POINT — Grace Church of Central Point will host a "5 Day Club" for children ages 5 through 12 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. July 25 to 29, at the church, 100 Oak St., Central Point. The club includes Bible learning, songs, games and snacks. For information, call 541-664-2428.

Compiled from staff reports

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