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Bandon Fundraiser To Help Student Arts

The Bandon After school Arts and Culture Club invite the public to “Art From the Heart – An Evening of Fine Art.” The show will be held at 7pm on Friday, April 11th, at the Sprague Theater in Bandon city park. The event will feature storytellers, musicians and comedians for a night of entertainment [...]


Friday April 11 2014

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Board Of Commissioners Town Hall Meetings

The Coos County Board of Commissioners has scheduled a series of Town Hall meetings in order to take comments from the public on the proposed South Coast Community Foundation. Meetings have been set as follows: Friday, April 11th at 6pm at the Red Lion, 1313 North Bayshore Drive, Coos Bay Saturday, April 12th at 2pm at [...]


Friday April 11 2014

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Training For Basic Mediation Services

Neighbor to Neighbor mediation services offers a comprehensive, fun and mind-expanding series of classes for members of the community who are interested in becoming a volunteer mediator. This training also gives participants skills to help themselves and others manage and resolve conflicts. Five classes will be held on Tuesday, May 6th through Friday, May 16th. [...]


Thursday April 10 2014

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Workshop For Assistance Finding A Job

The Coos Bay Library is offering a monthly Job Assist Computer Lab. This is being held for people who are looking for employment. The lab will be held on Friday, May 23rd from 9:15-11:15am at the library. Looking for work? Filing unemployment? Need access to computer software for creating resumes and cover letters? Want assistance filling [...]


Thursday April 10 2014

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DOR: Many Oregonians Still Need To File Taxes

The Oregon Department of Revenue is reminding nearly 500,000 Oregonians that they still need to file personal income tax returns by the April 15th filing deadline. That’s only one week away. “Based on last year’s totals, we expect another 470,000 returns by April 15th,” said Megan Denison, Policy and Systems Manager for Revenue. “That’s nearly [...]


Wednesday April 9 2014

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Feeding Hungry Families May 3rd At OCCI

In partnership with Southwestern Oregon Community College, Bay Area Potters, and 7 Devils Brewery, Oregon Coast Community Action will host the Empty Bowls fundraising event at 3:30pm on Saturday, May 3rd at Oregon Coast Culinary Institute. Proceeds from the event will benefit families served by Oregon Coast Community Action’s South Coast Food Share program. Tickets [...]


Wednesday April 9 2014

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Accidental Drowning Death in Powers

On April 6, 2014 at around 5:30 p.m. the Coos County Sheriff’s Office was called to Johnson Mountain Bridge on the South Fork of the Coquille River near Powers, Oregon.   Witnesses at the scene reported to police that 20 year-old Derrick J. Yarnell from Coquille had told friends he was going to jump from the Johnson [...]


Tuesday April 8 2014

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MHS Pageant Proceeds Fight Child Hunger

Mr. MHS contestants will take the stage at 7pm on Saturday, April 12th, in the Marshfield High School auditorium to entertain and announce the results of the fundraising competition, with all of the proceeds to benefit disadvantaged students served by Oregon Coast Community Action’s Share Bear Snack Pack program. This year, the Mr. MHS teens [...]


Tuesday April 8 2014

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Update: Road Work Will Cause Delays April 9th

The City of Coos Bay has contracted with Johnson Rock Products, Inc. to repair a portion of the southbound lane of South 10th Street between Anderson Avenue and Blossom Gulch Elementary School on April 9th. For safety reasons, this portion of the southbound lane on South 10th Street will be closed beginning at 8:30am and [...]


Monday April 7 2014

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President Declares Disaster In OR For Winter Storm

The President has declared a disaster declaration for Oregon to help recover from damage caused by the severe winter storm in February 2014. FEMA is providing financial assistance for emergency work, and repairs or replacement of public infrastructure in Benton, Lane, Lincoln and Linn counties. The majority of the damages were to public utilities as [...]


Saturday April 5 2014

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