SOU grad's work recognized with L. Ron Hubbard award

Marina Lostetter, a former Rogue Valley resident and graduate of Southern Oregon University, was among the 12 finalists recognized in the 29th annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement awards on April 14 in Los Angeles. She lives in Fayetteville, Ark.

As a finalist in the Writers of the Future Contest, Lostetter has her story, "Master Belladino's Mask," published in the science fiction anthology series "L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume XXIX." It's available online at and and soon will be available in bookstores.

For more on her work, see

There will be a free training workshop on how business owners can get federal aid from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 29, at the RCC/SOU Higher Education Center, Room 132, at 101 S. Bartlett St., Medford.

Topics covered will include getting started in government contracting and small business teaming. The class will be led by the Government Contract Assistance Center.

Registration is required. Call 541-736-1088 or visit

Compiled from staff reports

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