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Walk With Ease Coming to Bandon

The Arthritis Foundation’s Walk With Ease program will be offered starting August 25th in Bandon, and running through October 3rd. Walk With Ease is a structured walking program designed to help people living with arthritis better manage their pain and is also ideal for people without arthritis who want to make walking a daily habit. [...]


Tuesday August 19 2014

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Search on for Missing North Bend Man

UPDATE   A missing North Bend man has been located and is alive and safe. On August 18th, Search and Rescue members with the help of 2 K-9 teams located 56-year-old Robert Peter Palmer in the area of Elk Point Road, off of Winchester Road, off of Highway 101. Mr. Palmer was alive but weak and unable [...]


Monday August 18 2014

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SWOCC Helps Start New Businesses

Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Small Business Development Center is offering people a chance to start a business. The SBDC is offering a workshop called “Ready Set Start Your Business” each week in August. The 2-hour workshop provides information on steps that can contribute to a new success. Participants learn about licensing, business structure, financing, business planning, [...]


Monday August 18 2014

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5th Annual Veterans Stand Down

Anyone who has served in the military is welcome to attend. It will be held on Friday, August 15th at the National Guard Armory, 255 North Norman Street, Coos Bay. The mission of this event is to provide all veterans and their families with military and community services. Starting at 9am, the Stand Down is [...]


Friday August 15 2014

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Oregon Triple A : Gas Prices Holding Steady

The national average is decreasing, but the Oregon average is holding steady. Triple A of Oregon reports that gas prices are decreasing or holding steady in most cities this week, despite conflicts in oil producing countries and declining domestic refinery production. The national average for unleaded goes down one-and-a-half cents this week to $3.47 [...]


Friday August 15 2014

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Water Board Replacing Main On Ocean Blvd.

The Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board will be replacing a water main on Ocean Boulevard from the driveway entrance to the Water Board to Woodland Drive. Construction work will begin Thursday, August 14th with completion anticipated by mid-November. The Water Board’s contractor will work Monday through Friday between 7am and 6pm. The traffic flow will be [...]


Thursday August 14 2014

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Disaster Preparedness Class In Coos Bay

Studies have shown that about 1/3 of the population is not prepared for a natural disaster because they are relying on emergency responders. The truth is, that in any major disaster, the response of emergency responders will be greatly diminished. The local resources will have to prioritize responses. The City of Coos Bay [...]


Tuesday August 12 2014

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Public Works Re-Striping Roads In Coos Bay

The Coos Bay Public Works Department is advising drivers and citizens that the Streets Department will be re-striping the following streets starting on the evening of Tuesday, August 12th: Lockhart Avenue from South Broadway to South 7th Street, and 4th Street from Lockhart Avenue to Commercial. This work will be done during the night from [...]


Monday August 11 2014

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NWS: Red Flag Warning Issued

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning, in effect from now until 5am on Tuesday, August 12th. A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire conditions are either occurring now or could occur shortly. Abundant lightning on existing dry fuels could cause numerous new fires. The Warning affects the South [...]


Monday August 11 2014

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Coquille Valley Seed Library Tour

The Coquille Valley Seed Library is hosting a FREE garden tour on Thursday, August 14th, at 6pm at the Flicker Community Farm Project (on Garden Valley Road in Coquille). Hosting this event will be Don and Mei Luce, who participate in this grass-roots effort to turn idle acres in Coos County into family-sustaining farms. For a [...]


Saturday August 9 2014

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