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Country Contra Dance in Greenacres

Experience the fun of a Country Contra Dance at the Greenacres Grange Hall. There will live music and a caller for three hours of dancing starting at 7pm. Dancers of all ages are welcome at this public event sponsored by the South Coast Folk Society. New dancers can learn the easy steps and [...]


Friday October 10 2014

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BLM Announces Fee-Free Days for 2015

The Bureau of Land Management, in conjunction with other agencies in the Department of the Interior, will waive recreation-related fees for visitors to the National System of Public Lands on four occasions in 2015 — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (January 19th), Presidents’ Day weekend (February 14th), National Public Lands Day (September 26th), and Veterans [...]


Friday October 10 2014

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2014 Backpacks for Kids!

[ October 18, 2014; 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. ] Soroptomists of the Bay Area, Dept. of Human Services and K-DOCK is proud to partner up for Operation Backpacks For Kids!   According to the Dept. of Human Services, the need for foster care for children removed from drug-endangered homes is still a constant problem. Often these children face a double trauma: not only do they suddenly [...]


Thursday October 9 2014

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Coos Bay Prescription Pill Disposal

Coos Bay Prescription Pill Disposal

  The Coos Bay Police Department wants to remind everyone that Coos Bay and Coos County citizens can dispose of their medicinal trash at the Coos Bay Police Department’s “Prescription Pill Drop-off Point” which is located in the lobby of the Police Department. The Prescription Pill Drop-off Point allows citizens to dispose of prescriptions as well [...]


Thursday October 9 2014

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Sneaker Waves Possible on Saturday

Dangerous sneaker waves possible at the beaches Saturday!   Breaker heights will increase to around 18 feet on Saturday which will produce a danger to beach goers on the south Oregon coast.   West swell near 6 feet early Saturday morning will increase to near 12 feet by late Saturday afternoon. The period of this swell will be around [...]


Thursday October 9 2014

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Governor Proclaims October Fire Prevention Month

At the request of the Oregon State Fire Marshal to expand Fire Prevention Week into Fire Prevention Month, Governor John Kitzhaber has proclaimed October as Oregon Fire Prevention Month. Oregon’s theme mirrors the national theme – Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives! Test Yours Every Month! “Responsibility for fire safety begins at home,” said State Fire Marshal [...]


Thursday October 9 2014

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C.A.M. Complexities Of Visual Language

The Coos Art Museum welcomes Anne Sobbota as guest lecturer for the first of four lectures taking place Thursdays in October. Join them on October 9th at 5:30pm as Anne covers the lecture topic “How Symbols Speak: The Complexities of Visual Language, Past and Present”. This lecture will analyze the multi-layered language of [...]


Thursday October 9 2014

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ODFW Asks Public To Comment On 2015 Groundfish And Sport Halibut Seasons

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking sport anglers to comment and help shape the 2015 Pacific halibut and groundfish seasons during a meeting in Coos Bay tonight. “This is an opportunity for sport anglers to provide their input on proposed changes to the Pacific halibut catch sharing plan and sport groundfish regulations for [...]


Thursday October 9 2014

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Man Arrested For Unlawful Use Of Weapon

Coos County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call about a dispute between two neighbors over one neighbor’s dogs allegedly killing another’s sheep in the Ridge Road area, north of North Bend. During the investigation police was learned that 55-year-old Adam Hecht, had confronted his neighbor, 77-year-old Fred Joseph Miller at his house with [...]


Tuesday October 7 2014

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Elliott State Forest Alternatives Project

There will be a special meeting of the State Land Board on Wednesday, October 8th, to hear comments from the public regarding ownership and management of the Elliott State Forest. In recent years, revenues from the Elliott State Forest, a land asset of the Common School Fund, have been curtailed because of Endangered Species Act litigation. [...]


Tuesday October 7 2014

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