Cody Allen Rood, of Coos Bay, and Melanie Mariah Oliverson, of Preston, Idaho, have announced their engagement to be wed. The couple will be married Dec. 17, 2016, in Logan, Utah, at the LDS Temple.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Gary and Susan Oliverson, of Preston, Idaho. She is a 2008 graduate of Preston High School, and a 2013 graduate of Utah State University. Melanie is currently attending Utah College of Dental Hygiene, in Provo, Utah.

The future groom is the son of Kevin and Marie Rood, previously of Coos Bay, and currently residing in Provo, Utah. He is a 2008 graduate of Marshfield High School. Cody took two years off from college to serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in Toronto, Canada. He is currently attending Utah Valley University to achieve a master's degree in computer science.