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Tsunami Safe Program Offered In Coos Bay

With winter holidays approaching and many people visiting the Oregon coast, the Oregon Office of Emergency Management offers “Tsunami Safe: Hospitality Begins with Safety”, a free program aimed at the hospitality industry. Hotel and motel staff, bed and breakfast hosts, and people offering Airbnb, are invited to attend. Tsunami Safe helps to increase tsunami awareness [...]


Wednesday November 2 2016

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South Coast Head Start Accepting Applications For Programs

South Coast Head Start is currently accepting applications for placement on a wait list in the Head Start and Early Head Start programs offered throughout Coos and Curry counties. Openings may occur weekly and the wait list is used to fill any spots that become available. These programs are provided at no cost to families. [...]


Tuesday November 1 2016

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Temporary Fencing Erected To Protect Flocks Of Plovers

Field crews with the Siuslaw National Forest have erected temporary fencing near the number 3 Umpqua parking lot, south of Winchester Bay in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. The fencing is to provide a buffer for a flock of threatened Western snowy plovers that have taken up residence in the area. Crews will monitor [...]


Friday October 28 2016

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4th Annual Kid’s Business Craft Fair In Coquille

[ November 26, 2016; 10:00 AM; ] Looking for craft vendors 18 years or younger. The 4-H group Wings and Things will be sponsoring their 4th Annual Kid’s Business Craft Fair in Coquille. The fair will be held on Saturday November 26th at the Coquille Community Center. This craft fair is designed to help teach kids the value of making something, presenting [...]


Friday October 28 2016

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RSVP By October 28th To Attend Livestock Meeting

The Coos County Livestock Association will hold its annual meeting on Saturday, November 5th at the Coos County OSU Extension office in Myrtle Point. A business meeting will open the evening, followed by local updates. Dr. Charles Estill, the Oregon State University Extension Veterinarian, will be the main speaker. He will provide an update on [...]


Friday October 28 2016

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Former Coos County Sheriff Mike Cook Has Passed Away

Former Coos County Sheriff Mike Cook has passed away. Cook was born and raised in Coos County. He graduated from Bandon High School in 1965 and then joined the Navy. Cook was assigned to River Patrol Boats in Vietnam. Cook married his wife Pat while stationed at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center. Cook returned [...]


Wednesday October 26 2016

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Reedsport Tree Of Giving Family Application Deadline

The Tree of Giving program, providing holiday gifts for children in the community age 18 and under, will again be part of the local Christmas tradition. This program is voluntary and limited to families with children enrolled in school, if applicable, living in the school district and those families enrolled in the food stamp program. [...]


Wednesday October 26 2016

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Night Of Guitars To Benefit ORCCA At Egyptian Theatre

[ November 19, 2016; 7:30 PM; 7:30 PM; 7:30 PM; 7:30 PM; 7:30 PM; 7:30 PM; 7:30 PM; ] A fundraising event for Oregon Coast Community Action will be held on November 19th at 7:30pm. A Night of the Guitars at the Egyptian Theatre, will raise funds to assist ORCCA in their efforts to help those in need in this community. The show will be a classy evening of world-class guitar music. It is [...]


Wednesday October 26 2016

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Official Search for Missing Hunter Shawn Higgins Has Ended

As of today, Tuesday October 25, 2016, the extensive ground search for Shawn Higgins of Coos Bay, has been suspended due to no signs, clues or indication to where he might be in the vast rugged search area. Shawn Higgins and his son Trevor had both gone missing while hunting in the Shasta Costa [...]


Tuesday October 25 2016

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Final Mindful Monday Free Documentary Screening

The final documentary in Coos Bay Library’s “Mindful Mondays” series will screen on Monday, October 24th at 7pm. This feature is the bizarre, humorous and insightful 2015 “Finders Keepers.” Amputee John Wood finds himself in a stranger-than-fiction battle to reclaim his mummified leg from a fleamarketer, who found it in a grill he bought [...]


Monday October 24 2016

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