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Visit Grand Central Station At Coos Bay Library

The “Armchair Film Adventure” series at Coos Bay Library continues on Tuesday, March 10th at 2p.m. in the Myrtlewood Room. The American Experience episode on Grand Central Station is this month’s program. Grand Central Station is an instantly recognizable New York City landmark that attracts millions of tourists every year. This PBS presentation takes a look [...]


Tuesday March 3 2015

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Coos Bay Resident Penalized By Department Of Environmental Quality

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality recently issued a civil penalty to a Coos Bay man for the open burning of prohibited materials, as well as the open accumulation of friable asbestos-containing waste material and for failing to deliver the asbestos-containing material to an authorized disposal site. The DEQ penalized Robert J. Metcalfe $9,449. [...]


Tuesday March 3 2015

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Celebrate Dr. Suess’ Birthday In Coos Bay

The Coos Bay Library is hosting a birthday party for Dr. Seuss and everyone is invited. The fun includes favorite Seuss stories, birthday cake, and a free book for each child who attends. Dr. Seuss’ birthday party will be held on Monday, March 2nd at 6p.m. For more information, call the library at 541-269-1101 [...]


Monday March 2 2015

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Fish Screening Task Force Candidates Being Sought

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is looking for candidates to represent fishing and fish conservation interests on the Fish Screening Task Force. Applications are due March 10th. The ODFW Fish Screening Program helps water users install and maintain fish screens to prevent fish from entering water diversions. The Task Force advises ODFW on [...]


Monday March 2 2015

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United Way Day Of Caring

Seniors and disabled individuals in Coos Bay and North Bend may have yard work done for free at their homes on April 25th though a program coordinated by United Way of Southwestern Oregon. The project is called the “Day of Caring” and will involve service clubs and other volunteers who will stack wood, mow lawns, [...]


Monday March 2 2015

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Library Book Sale Offers One Free Book To Each Child

Get your money’s worth at the annual Langlois Library Friends book sale on Saturday, February 28th. It’s from 9a.m. to 4p.m. at the Langlois Lions Hall on Floras Lake Loop Road–just west of Highway 101. They have a huge selection of books with many of the library staff to assist with ideas and [...]


Friday February 27 2015

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Shed Hunt Responsibly To Protect Big Game

This time of year many Oregonians are outdoors looking for shed antlers. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife reports that Oregon’s male deer and elk naturally shed their antlers at this time of year–only to regrow them in spring and summer. Buck deer usually shed theirs from late December through March, and bull elk from [...]


Friday February 27 2015

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Free Swing Dance Lessons In Coos Bay

The Clambake Jazz Festival has teamed-up with the USA Dance Organization to offer free swing dance lessons on Thursday February 26th from 6 to 8p.m. And again on Tuesday, March 3rd. The free lessons will be held upstairs at the Eagles Lodge at 568 South 2nd Street in Coos Bay. These are open to the public and [...]


Thursday February 26 2015

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Coast Guard Terminates Fishing Vessel Voyage Off Oregon Coast

While on patrol off the coast of Winchester Bay, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Cuttyhunk terminated the voyage of a fishing vessel for concerns regarding safety gear found during an at-sea boarding on February 23rd. The three member crew, who were fishing for crab aboard the 39-foot vessel “Dusky”, was safely escorted to [...]


Thursday February 26 2015

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2015 Community Baby Shower at Pony Village Mall

[ March 7, 2015; 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. ] 2015 COMMUNITY BABY SHOWER Join K-DOCK 92.9, Soroptimists of the Coos Bay Area and the Department of Human Services, and help us help Coos County babies who are in need of basic items when they come into this world. Many times children are born into poverty and the parents of these children find it difficult if [...]


Wednesday February 25 2015

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