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Southwestern Music Department Performs End Of Year Concerts

[ May 23, 2016; 7:00 PM; ] The music department at Southwestern Oregon Community College will present its end of the year concert series on May 23rd, 24th and June 2nd at the Hales Center for the Performing Arts. The concerts are open to the public and will begin at 7pm each night.   On Monday May 23rd, the Southwestern Symphonic [...]


Friday May 13 2016

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Senators Championed Provisions to Provide Funding For Small Ports

Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced that the Water Resources Development Act was passed out of the Senate Environment and Public Works committee and includes key job creation and funding opportunities for Oregon communities. In particular, the Senators highlighted a three-year extension in the small ports set-aside in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund [...]


Friday May 13 2016

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Free Browser Class At Coos Bay Library

The Coos Bay Library will offer an Introduction to the Internet Browser class for novice computer users. The class will be on Friday, May 13th, from 9:30 to 11:00am. This class is for computer novices who need help in learning how to use the Internet. The class will cover important features of a browser, [...]


Thursday May 12 2016

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Walk A Mile To Benefit Women’s Safety And Resource Center

Southwestern Oregon Community College will host “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: The International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault and Gender Violence”. Co-sponsored by The Zonta Club of the Coos Bay area, the march benefits the Women’s Safety and Resource Center. It’s happening on Thursday, May 12th. All men in the community [...]


Wednesday May 11 2016

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Three Finalists Named For Coos Bay Superintendent

The Coos Bay School District’s Board of Directors has announced that three finalists have been selected for further consideration to be the district’s next Superintendent beginning July 1st. Superintendent Dawn Granger will finish her time in the district on June 30th. The Board and a screening committee of staff and community reviewed an applicant field [...]


Tuesday May 10 2016

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Second Heroin / Opiate Town Hall Meeting

[ May 18, 2016; 7:00 PM; ] Coos County Community Corrections and the North Bend Police Department are hosting a second Heroin/Opiate Town Hall meeting at the Mill Casino's Salmon Room on Wednesday, May 18th at 7pm. They will present the work that has been accomplished since November, 2015 with the regular meetings of the Heroin/Opiate Work Group and with all disciplines [...]


Monday May 9 2016

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Transportation Safety Awareness Month In Oregon

The Oregon Department of Transportation, Oregon State Police, Triple A of Oregon and the Oregon Trucking Associations kicked off Transportation Safety Awareness Month reminding drivers that everyone on the road has a responsibility to pay attention. “We are challenging Oregon drivers to ditch the distractions and focus on driving,” said ODOT Director Matt Garrett.   Knife [...]


Monday May 9 2016

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Oregon’s Pink Shrimp Fleet Suspends Operations

Oregon’s pink shrimp fleet has agreed to suspend harvesting operations, due to an overabundance of sub-legal sized shrimp. After six years of record catches, the fleet was expecting the worst after this winter’s El Nino was elevated to ‘super’ status, as the warm water associated with an El Nino is usually detrimental to shrimp recruitment. [...]


Friday May 6 2016

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20th Annual Memorial Bicycle Tour In Coquille

[ May 14, 2016; 8:00 AM; ] The Kiwanis Doernbecher Children’s Cancer Program of Southwest Oregon invites everyone to grab their bike and join in the fight against childhood cancer. Coos County kids make over 1,600 visits to Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in one year alone. Join Southwest Oregon KDCCP and Kiwanis on Saturday, May 14th for the 20th Annual Memorial Bicycle Tour [...]


Friday May 6 2016

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Prices At Pump Least Expensive For Early May Since 2009

Pump prices have climbed to a five-month high, but gas prices are the cheapest for early May since 2009. The national average is at its highest price since November of last year. For the week, the national average for regular unleaded increases eight cents to $2.22 a gallon. The Oregon average goes up 11 cents [...]


Thursday May 5 2016

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