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Great Oregon Shakeout October 16th

The threat is serious in Oregon where offshore earthquakes can be similar to the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in 2011, and onshore earthquakes can strike at any time. The Oregon Office of Emergency Management urges Oregonians to prepare now, have an emergency plan for earthquakes and build an emergency kit. Many people can get seriously [...]


Wednesday October 15 2014

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Celtic Society Hosts Halloween Event

[ October 29, 2014; 7:00 PM; ] A Samhain celebration will be held on Wednesday, October 29th from 7 to 9pm at the Coos Bay Library. Hosted by the Coastal Celtic Society, admission is free; doors open at about 6:45pm. Samhain is the Gaelic language name for the traditional Celtic holiday which gave rise to Hallowe’en. Samhain is a [...]


Wednesday October 15 2014

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October 15th Deadline For ODFW Comments

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking comments from the public on a request to waive fish passage requirement for an existing dam on Lower Pony Creek and to amend an existing waiver for a second dam on Upper Pony Creek, both near Coos Bay. The Coos Bay North Bend Water Board has [...]


Tuesday October 14 2014

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Five People Rescued By Coast Guard

A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued five people stuck on the rocks in Fogarty Creek near Depoe Bay on October 11th. The crew from the Coast Guard air facility in Newport arrived on scene and ferried the people to shore where they were met by ground crews including Coast Guard Station Depoe Bay crew members and [...]


Monday October 13 2014

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Update: Fatal Traffic Crash On Highway 126W Near Veneta

Oregon State Police are continuing their investigation into a single vehicle traffic crash along Highway 126W near Veneta, that occurred on October 10th, turning fatal after the victim was taken to a hospital. The name of the victim has been released. According to reports, on October 10th, a vehicle driven by 80-year-old Jerry J.B. Howell, from [...]


Saturday October 11 2014

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Conflict Resolution Day October 16th

Conflicts are a normal part of life; how we deal with them can make a difference. Often when people resolve conflicts, one person ends up a winner, and one loses out. This may solve the problem for the moment, but resentment and bad feelings can cause more problems later. Another way to look at conflicts [...]


Saturday October 11 2014

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Plein Air Paint Out At Mahaffy Ranch—Children’s Art Education Scholarship Fundraiser

The Coos Art Museum is honored to be guests at the Mahaffy Ranch for a Plein Air Paint Out on Sunday, October 12th from 10am to 4pm. This year’s event proceeds will fund the Coos Art Museum’s children’s art education scholarship program. Nestled amid the mountains along the Millicoma River, this 95+ acre ranch features a [...]


Saturday October 11 2014

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Country Contra Dance in Greenacres

Experience the fun of a Country Contra Dance at the Greenacres Grange Hall. There will live music and a caller for three hours of dancing starting at 7pm. Dancers of all ages are welcome at this public event sponsored by the South Coast Folk Society. New dancers can learn the easy steps and [...]


Friday October 10 2014

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BLM Announces Fee-Free Days for 2015

The Bureau of Land Management, in conjunction with other agencies in the Department of the Interior, will waive recreation-related fees for visitors to the National System of Public Lands on four occasions in 2015 — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (January 19th), Presidents’ Day weekend (February 14th), National Public Lands Day (September 26th), and Veterans [...]


Friday October 10 2014

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2014 Backpacks for Kids!

[ October 18, 2014; 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. ] Soroptomists of the Bay Area, Dept. of Human Services and K-DOCK is proud to partner up for Operation Backpacks For Kids!   According to the Dept. of Human Services, the need for foster care for children removed from drug-endangered homes is still a constant problem. Often these children face a double trauma: not only do they suddenly [...]


Thursday October 9 2014

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