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Coos County Brush/Clean Wood Wood Collection

The Coos County Solid Waste Department is holding a brush and clean wood collection event at the Beaver Hill Disposal Site. It began in early April and will continue through May 2nd. During this collection event, the fee for brush will be waived for this time period. Accepted items include: grass trimmings, stumps, logging slash, [...]


Friday May 1 2015

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Envision A 21st Century Library At City Hall

The Coos Bay Library is developing a plan to incorporate the ideas and needs of the Bay area. Members of the community may contribute their vision of a 21st century library by attending a meeting at Coos Bay City Hall on Saturday, May 2nd at 2p.m. According to director Sami Pierson, “The goal of our strategic [...]


Friday May 1 2015

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Garden Club Plant Sale In Coos Bay May 2nd

The Coos Bay Garden Club Plant Sale is scheduled for Saturday, May 2nd. Gardeners will enjoy looking over the selections of herbs, succulents, vegetables, annuals and perennials, trees, shrubs and more. There will be something for everyone. It is being held from 9a.m. to 3p.m. at the College Park Community Church, 2548 Newmark, North [...]


Wednesday April 29 2015

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See A Foreign Film For Free In Coos Bay

The “Friday Foreign Film” series at Coos Bay Library continues at 7p.m. on Friday, May 8th. The 2013 winner of Cannes’ Camera d’Or for best debut feature “Ilo Ilo” (Singapore, 2013) is this month’s feature. Living in Singapore, the Lims are a middle class family with dad, Teck, trying to hold onto his job during [...]


Wednesday April 29 2015

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Umi Garrett To Perform In Coos Bay May 17th

[ May 17, 2015; 3:00 PM; ] Umi Garrett, the 13-year-old award-winning pianist, has been impressing the classical music community since her appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”. She will share her musical magic at the Marshfield High School Auditorium in Coos Bay on Sunday, May 17th at 3p.m. Umi Garrett is the 2012 winner of the Osaka and the Chopin [...]


Wednesday April 29 2015

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DEQ announces comment period on changes to Jordan Cove’s proposed air quality permit

  On April 23, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality announced the re-opening of the comment period for the Jordan Cove Energy Project’s proposed air quality permit. The purpose of the new comment period is to incorporate changes into the proposed permit that reflect administrative rules recently adopted by the Environmental Quality Commission.   The first comment period [...]


Tuesday April 28 2015

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Southwestern Oregon Community College is host site for seismic equipment

Coos Bay, OR – Earthquakes pose a serious risk to our country. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 77 percent of that risk (with an annual loss of $4.1 billion) is concentrated on the West Coast (ie: California, Oregon and Washington). Living on the Oregon coast means living in ‘Cascadia’, a region of [...]


Tuesday April 28 2015

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Brews And Giggles Support Relay For Life

[ May 9, 2015; 7:30 PM; ] A night where laughter and locally crafted beer come together in downtown Coos Bay on Saturday, May 9th. Brews & Giggles is a night of both as the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life of Coos County welcomes two comics. Alex Elkin and Chris Warren will bring laughter from Eugene. Then East meets West as [...]


Tuesday April 28 2015

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BBQ, BLUES and BREWS on the bay

BBQ, BLUES and BREWS on the bay coming May 22 through 24, 2015

[ May 22, 2015 3:00 PM to May 23, 2015 9:00 PM. May 23, 2015; 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM. May 24, 2015; 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM. ]   Here comes the 4th annual BBQ, Blues and Brews on the bay at The Mill Casino Hotel & RV Park in North Bend! More than $13,500 in cash prizes at this KCBS (Kansas City Barbecue Competition) sanctioned event! K-DOCK is proud to present the Hot Dog Eating Contest on Saturday and Sunday! Your chance to [...]


Monday April 27 2015

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Shutter Creek Inmate Fullmer In Custody–Brown Still At Large

An inmate who escaped April 26th from the Shutter Creek Correctional Institution in North Bend is now in custody in the Coos County jail. Polices arrested Daniel Oliver Fullmer on Monday morning, April 27th near Lakeside. Fullmer was one of two Oregon Department of Corrections inmates who escaped Sunday morning from SCCI in North Bend. [...]


Monday April 27 2015

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