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Coos Bay School’s Operation Backpack Needs Donations

Help make this fall better for a child by contributing to the Coos Bay School District’s Operation Back Pack. This program was started several years ago in order to provide back packs, school supplies and shoes for students in need. Many children will also need hygiene products like toothpaste, deodorant, bar soap, shampoo and conditioner, [...]


Thursday August 25 2016

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ODFW To Hold Salmon/Trout Advisory Committee Meeting In Coos Bay

[ September 8, 2016; 8:00 AM; ] The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife's Salmon and Trout Enhancement Program Advisory Committee will meet in Coos Bay on Thursday, September 8th. The public is invited to the meeting, which will start at 8am at the Morgan Creek STEP Facility at 97155 Morgan Ck. Lane in Coos Bay. The agenda is online and [...]


Thursday August 25 2016

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Traffic Safety Campaign Underway Until September 4th

The Douglas County Sheriff’s office has partnered with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration from now through September 4th for the national “click it or ticket” campaign. This enforcement period comes ahead of Labor Day, the last major holiday of the summer. Deputies will be enforcing various traffic violations including seat belt use, violating the [...]


Wednesday August 24 2016

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Learn To Use Windows 10 At Free Workshop

[ September 22, 2016; 6:00 PM; 6:00 PM; 6:00 PM; ] The Coos Bay Library will be offering a free Windows 10 workshop for computer users and others wanting to learn more about the latest Windows operating system. This event will be held on Thursday, September 22nd, from 6 to 8pm. Local computer instructor, Tim Edingfield, (a.k.a. The Gadgeteer) will be teaching the latest tips and [...]


Wednesday August 24 2016

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State Fire Marshal Urges Caution To Prevent Wildfires

With Oregon’s hotter temperatures and dry conditions throughout the state, Oregon State Fire Marshal Jim Walker is urging all residents to take care and use caution to prevent wildfires. walker says that a majority of this year’s wild fires have been caused by humans. “We all need to take responsibility for protecting ourselves and our [...]


Tuesday August 23 2016

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Electronic Round Up Recycling Event In Coos Bay

Any unused or unwanted electronics will be accepted at the Electronic Round-Up on Saturday, August 27th. Cardinal Services with NextStep Recycling is hosting this community recycling event. They’ll take almost anything that gets plugged in or that runs on batteries. Between 9am and 3pm, bring them to 1242 Newmark in Coos Bay, next to Cardinal [...]


Tuesday August 23 2016

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Coquille Police Start Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign

The Coquille Police Department will be involved in a Safety Belt blitz from August 24th through September 4th. The campaign is a state-wide selective traffic enforcement program focused on enforcing seat belt use, proper speed, and preventing distracted driving while using mobile phones. These three factors are the most common violations leading to crash-related [...]


Monday August 22 2016

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No Injuries From Early Morning Fire On Libby Lane

The Coos Forest Protective Association responded to a fire on Libby Lane, approximately two miles west of Coos Bay at 1:30am on Friday morning. CFPA officials say the fire was human-caused, but the specific cause of the fire is still under investigation. The fire began in a four-year old timber stand and burned one third [...]


Friday August 19 2016

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Tasty Tomatoes Workshop in Myrtle Point

The Coos County Master Food Preservers invite everyone to a Tasty Tomatoes workshop on Saturday, August 27th from 10am to 2pm. Learn the basics of canning tomatoes and salsas, including how to assess family recipes for safety and other food preservation methods for tomatoes, including dehydration. Participants will get to take home a jar of [...]


Friday August 19 2016

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Sunken Vessel To Be Removed With Help From Grant

The Oregon State Marine Board has been awarded a $55,000 NOAA Marine Debris Removal grant to assist removing the fishing vessel Western from Coos Bay. The Western is a 69.9 foot long, 78 gross ton, wood-hulled vessel built in 1934. In January 2015, after breaking free from the mooring on the dock, and from anchor [...]


Friday August 19 2016

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