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Smoke Alarm Test Oregon

STATE FIRE MARSHAL URGES YOU TO TEST YOUR SMOKE ALARMS WHEN SETTING YOUR CLOCK

Sunday, November 2nd marks the end of Daylight Saving Time and serves as a good reminder for Oregonians to test their smoke alarms. The Office of State Fire Marshal is urging residents to test their smoke alarms before automatically changing the batteries. “Smoke alarm technology has advanced and many now come with 10-year batteries and some [...]


Thursday October 30 2014

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An Evening At The Library

The Coos Bay Library Foundation is having their annual Fall Fundraiser on November 1st. This year, the event will feature local beverages paired with delicious food from the Black Market Gourmet. Enjoy sampling 7 Devils Brewery beer, brandy from Brandy Peak Distillery, rum from Stillwagon Distillery and fresh coffee from Bridgeview Coffee Roasters. This is [...]


Wednesday October 29 2014

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Screams From The Bay Haunted House

Screams From The Bay Haunted House

Screams From The Bay Haunted House will take place NOW through October 31 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm for all ages. The Trick or Treat Trail will take place on October 31 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Proceeds will benefit the AMVETS Department of Oregon. Bayside Terrace Assisted Living [...]


Monday October 27 2014

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Port Orford Disaster Declaration

Port Orford to ask for Emergency Disaster Declaration

Curry County Commissioners will ask Governor John Kitzhaber to declare a State of Emergency, after the Port of Port Orford, Coos-Curry Electric Co-op and local residents suffered significant infrastructure damage from Saturday’s storm. The Curry County Board of Commissioners have called a special meeting to vote on the Emergency Declaration. Residential and commercial [...]


Monday October 27 2014

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Halloween Pool at North Bend

North Bend Pool Halloween Swim!

The North Bend Municipal Pool will be open on Halloween night from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. Admission to the swim will be one can of food per person. The food will be donated to the local food bank. Free treats for everyone after swimming! This is a safe family fun alternative to trick or treating. Come [...]


Monday October 27 2014

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Open Enrollment Insurance Oregon Coos County

Insurance Open Enrollment November 15, 2014

Salem, Oregon Oct. 27, 2014: As open enrollment for 2015 health insurance plans approaches, the Department of Consumer and Business Services, Insurance Division, is providing information to consumers about how to choose the plan that best meets their health and financial needs. This guide focuses on the importance of shopping during open enrollment. The open enrollment [...]


Monday October 27 2014

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Merkley Visits With Leaders About Steps To Save Helicopter Facility

Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley visited Newport and met with local leaders to discuss the next steps for saving the Coast Guard helicopter facility. This visit was a chance for Merkley to hear directly from those impacted by this potential closure and talk about next steps that he can take in Washington to fight to reverse [...]


Monday October 27 2014

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Halloween At Coos Bay Library

The Coos Bay Library offers some scary, spooky stories to get everyone ready for Halloween! Folklorist and story-teller Abbie Anderson will explore eerie tales on Thursday, October 30th. There will be two story telling sessions with different levels of terror: For the younger or more faint of heart, there will be family friendly scares [...]


Saturday October 25 2014

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CASA Offering Training

[ October 29, 2014; 8:30 AM; ] CASA of Coos County is seeking volunteers for an upcoming training in November and December to become a Court Appointed Special Advocate for a child. CASA is a national nonprofit organization which trains and supports volunteers to speak and act as advocates for the best interests of children in the foster care and child welfare [...]


Saturday October 25 2014

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Free Geology Lecture At SWOCC

Southwestern Oregon Community College kicks off the Geology Lecture Series on Saturday, October 25th at 7pm with “Plastic in the Global Ocean” by Dr. Giora Proskurowski. This free lecture is at the Hales Center for the Performing Arts and is open to all members of the community. Dr. Proskurowski was lured to the Earth sciences [...]


Saturday October 25 2014

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