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Monthly Archives: July 2013
Update: Fire Closed Hwy 42 South-East Of Bandon
Multiple fire agencies are assisting the Coos Forest Protection Agency with a wildland fire on Highway 42-south, approximately 2 and a half miles east of Bandon. The fire is burning in timber slash. A spokeswomen with the CFPA reports that a helicopter from the Douglas Forest Protective Association was recently dispatched, so the firefighters are [...]
Bay Area Teen Idol Vocal Competition
[ July 11, 2013; 6:00 PM; July 19, 2013; 7:00 PM; July 25, 2013; 6:00 PM; August 8, 2013; 6:00 PM; August 24, 2013; 2:00 PM; September 21, 2013; 2:30 PM; ]
BLM Plans Prescribed Burn At Dean Creek
Fire officials with the Bureau of Land Management plan to conduct controlled pasture burns at the Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area July 9th and 10th. Approximately 100 acres will be carefully burned to improve elk forage and habitat at the popular wildlife viewing area. The prescribed burn is part of the BLM’s yearly efforts [...]
State Parks + Recreation Commission Meet In Coos Bay
The Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission will hold its third meeting of the year July 16-17 at the Mill Casino in North Bend. The July 16th session meeting will begin at 8:30am with an executive session to discuss acquisition priorities and legal issues; this session is closed to the public. On July 17, the [...]
LWV Hold Fundraiser At Dolphin Plathouse
The League of Women Voters of Coos County are holding a fundraiser on Wednesday July 17th. Off Broadway actress Barbara Bates Smith and Jeff Sebens are bringing to life the adventures of Doris Haddock in “Go, Granny D”. Haddock was a crusader for the environment, voters, civil and women’s rights, but is most [...]
Firefighters Urge Extreme Caution With Fireworks
Independence Day, unfortunately, is one of the busiest days of the year for firefighters. According to the National Fire Protection Association, more fires are reported on the 4th of July than any other day of the year–and two out of five are related to fireworks. The Coos Bay Professional Firefighters Association urges the public to use [...]
2013 Charleston Seafood Festival
[ August 10, 2013; 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. August 11, 2013; 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. ] 27th ANNUAL CHARLESTON SEAFOOD FESTIVAL Saturday, 8/10/2013 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Sunday, 8/11/2013 10:00 am to 4:00 pm The Charleston community will celebrate its fishing village heritage and the bounty of Pacific seafood during the annual Charleston Seafood Festival. The festival is open from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm on Saturday and 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on Sunday at [...]
SCFS Puts On Dance Workshops In Coos Bay
The South Coast Folk Society announces the South Coast Folk Dance Festival, a day-long event celebrating dances from around the world. On Saturday, August 10th, dance teacher Loui Tucker of San Jose, will instruct a morning workshop (9:30 to noon) with dances from various countries, and an afternoon workshop (1:30 to 4:00) focusing specifically on Israeli folk dances. In [...]
House Passes Budget For Public Schools
The Oregon House of Representatives has passed the largest budget ever for the state’s public schools. The budget is a $1 billion increase and will allow many school districts across the state to re-hire teachers and stabilize programs after years of cuts. “The last half decade has seen over 7,000 teacher layoffs and seemingly endless [...]
K-DOCK Concert in the Sky Music and Fireworks!
[ July 4, 2013; 8:00 PM; ] Music and Fireworks on the Coos Bay Boardwalk. At 8:00 pm Current and former Bay Area Teen Idols will celebrate America's Birthday with your favorite patriotic songs! Then at 10:00 pm a massive fireworks display choreographed to music! Everyone is invited to celebrate our freedom on July 4th in Coos Bay!