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Class For Lovers Of Chocolate In Myrtle Point

[ January 14, 2017; 10:00 AM; ] The Coos County OSU Master Food Preserver volunteers will get you in the mood for Valentine's Day as they present a chocolate tasting class. It's called The Sweet Seduction of Chocolate, on Saturday, January 14th from 10am to 2pm. Taught by Registered Dietitian Stephanie Polizzi and MFP volunteers, the class will cover the history of [...]


Wednesday December 28 2016

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Detour In Effect At Siltcoos Beach To Protect Shore Birds

A new seasonal detour is now in place for ATV riders at Siltcoos Beach, south of Florence, to protect the winter habitat of western snowy plover. From now through March 14th, riders are being directed to the beach by way of the newly constructed Breach North OHV Trail, 600 feet north of the traditional access [...]


Wednesday December 28 2016

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Auditions For Fiddler On The Roof Junior

New Artists Productions will be conducting auditions for their spring production, Fiddler on the Roof Junior on Sunday and Monday, January 15th and 16th at the Sprague Community Theater. Auditions will be held from 1:30 to 4pm on January 15th…..and from 6:30 to 8pm on January 16th. This classic musical is set in the [...]


Tuesday December 27 2016

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Free Discussion About Seafood and Fishing in Oregon

[ January 21, 2017; 5:30 PM; 5:30 PM; 5:30 PM; 5:30 PM; 5:30 PM; ] Sometimes finding truly local seafood can be difficult along the Oregon coast. A discussion about some of the challenges regarding seafood is the focus of “Fish Tales: Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon,” a free conversation with Jennifer Burns Bright on Saturday, January 21st from 5:30 to 7pm at the Coos History Museum.   Jennifer Burns [...]


Tuesday December 27 2016

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Coos Bay Man Dies After Fall From Beach Cliff

Emergency personnel responded to the report of a possible deceased person at near the south cove Bastendorff Beach near Charleston on December 22, 2016 at about 2PM.   First responders located an adult male deceased under an approximately 80 foot cliff lying in the sand at the edge of the cove.   First responders needed to work fast to [...]


Friday December 23 2016

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Free Computer Lab And Facebook Workshops

[ January 11, 2017; 10:00 AM; ] The Coos Bay Library will be offering a free drop-in computer lab for users with general questions about computers. It will be held on Wednesday, January 11th from 10am to 12 Noon in the library's Cedar Room. This computer lab is free of charge and no registration is required. This lab is intended for computer [...]


Friday December 23 2016

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Master Gardener Training Courses In Coos Bay

[ January 12, 2017; 9:00 AM; 9:00 AM; ] The Coos County Extension Service is offering a 10-week Master Gardener training course beginning January 12th. Master Gardeners are volunteer educators who share effective gardening practices with the community through garden seminars and involvement in plant sales and community booths. Training for the program comes through OSU professionals and local experts who offer research-based [...]


Friday December 23 2016

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Free Community Breakfast Every Saturday

[ February 28, 2017; 7:00 AM; ] Every Saturday, enjoy a free breakfast at College Park Community Church. There will be oatmeal and scrambled eggs every Saturday morning, but also: pancakes, cinnamon rolls, french toast, fruit salad, home-made bread and other items when they are available. Come to 25-48 Newmark Avenue every Saturday from 7 to 9am. This is free Community [...]


Friday December 23 2016

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Coos Bay Christmas Tree Free Removal

The Coos Bay firefighters will be picking up Christmas trees within the City limits of Coos Bay on Saturday, January 7, 2017. The Fire Department requests that you place your tree near the curb before 8:00 am on that Saturday.  There is no need to call and request removal of your tree as members of [...]


Thursday December 22 2016

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Commercial Crab Season Opens January 1st

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Oregon Department of Agriculture have announced the opening of the commercial crab season, from Cape Blanco to the Oregon/Washington border starting January 1st. Fishery managers have exercised caution in opening the crab season this year because of elevated levels of domoic acid. “Along with state agencies, [...]


Thursday December 22 2016

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