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Prescription Drug Take Back Day Is April 30th

After collecting and destroying over 5 million pounds (that’s almost 3 tons) of unused prescription drugs in the past 5 years, the Drug Enforcement Administration is again taking back unused, unwanted and expired prescription medications. The DEA invites the public to bring potentially dangerous, unwanted medicines to one of the collection sites around the state, [...]


Friday April 29 2016

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Coos County Master Gardeners Tomato-Rama Plant Sale

[ May 14, 2016; 10:00 AM; ] Members of the Coos County Master Gardeners Association will hold their plant sale at Pony Village Mall on Saturday, May 14th from 10am to 5pm and Sunday, May 15th from 11am to 4pm. The sale will feature a wide assortment of locally grown tomato plants, including many heirloom varieties. Thousands of vegetable, herb, fruit and [...]


Thursday April 28 2016

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Forestry Professionals Meeting In North Bend

Many of Oregon’s forestry professionals will gather in Coos Bay April 27th through the 29th for the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Oregon Society of American Foresters. OSAF members include over 900 field foresters, administrators, researchers and educators, who manage over 29 million acres of public and private forests throughout the state.   The theme of the [...]


Wednesday April 27 2016

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Zumba For A Cause To Raise Funds For Relay For Life

It’s Zumba for a Cause on Saturday, April 23rd from 3 to 5pm. The doors will open at 2:30 at the North Bend High School Gymnasium, 2323 Pacific Avenue. Rylee Young, the 2016 Miss Coos County Outstanding Teen, will be hosting this Zumba event to raise money for the Relay for Life and to [...]


Friday April 22 2016

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Fishing Vessel Procession for Capt. Jerry Lee Barkley of the Patty AJ on Sunday

The boat procession meant to honor and celebrate the life of what the local fishing community calls an amazing man is slated to take place this weekend. A Fishing Vessel procession will leave the Charleston Marina at 8:00 am on Sunday and will head up the river. 67-year-old Jerry Lee Barkley, a highly respected captain [...]


Wednesday April 20 2016

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Tall Ships Arrive In Coos Bay May 6th

[ May 7, 2016; 9:00 AM; ] The tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain will arrive for their annual stay in Coos Bay starting May 6th. The two ships will tie up at the Coos Bay Boardwalk and offer walk-on tours, public excursions, and educational programs for local students. New for 2016 are special discounts for online ticket purchases.   During each visit [...]


Wednesday April 13 2016

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United Way Day Of Caring April 23rd

[ April 23, 2016; 9:00 AM; 9:00 AM; 9:00 AM; 9:00 AM; 9:00 AM; ] Sign up now for the 2016 United Way Day of Caring. Seniors and the disabled in Coos Bay and North Bend may have yard work done for free at their homes on April 23rd starting at 9am. It's a program coordinated by the United Way of Southwestern Oregon and NW Natural. Service clubs and volunteers [...]


Monday April 11 2016

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Free Household Waste Collection Event April 23rd

Residents may dispose of a variety of household hazardous waste items for free on Saturday, April 23rd from 10am to 3pm at the intersection of Fir Avenue and 7th Street in Reedsport.   Items to be collected include aerosol cans, antifreeze, engine cleaners, fluorescent tubes, herbicides, household batteries, mercury products, motor oil, paint, pesticides, solvents, thermometers, weed [...]


Monday April 11 2016

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Preppers Meeting April 9th In Charleston

[ April 9, 2016; 12:00 PM; ] Southwestern Oregon Preppers, in conjunction with the Cascadia EarthScope Earthquake and Tsunami Education Program, will hold a meeting at 12 Noon on Saturday, April 9th at the South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve Interpretive Center. They are located four miles south of Charleston at 61907 Seven Devils Road.   "Earthquake and tsunami science and preparedness" is the [...]


Wednesday April 6 2016

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Slice Of Life Boardwalk Art Show In Bandon

Artists of all ages are invited to submit work for “Slice of Life,” the 2016 Port of Bandon Boardwalk art show. This annual installation is an open air, public display on the picturesque Bandon boardwalk. Submissions are accepted April 1st through May 20th. The show begins Memorial Day weekend and continues through September.   Weatherproof art boards [...]


Wednesday March 30 2016

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