Local News

K-DOCK 92.9

Free Help Filing Tax Returns In Coos County

Free tax help is available for preparing and e-filing tax returns. Taxpayers of all ages with low to moderate incomes can have their tax questions answered and their tax returns prepared and e-filed. Trained volunteers work for the Tax-Aide Program which is sponsored by the IRS and AARP. Three tax sites are available in Coquille, [...]


Wednesday March 12 2014

0 comments

Read More

K-DOCK 92.9

Garden To Table Workshop In Myrtle Point

The Coos County Master Food Preservers, in collaboration with the Master Gardeners, will present the workshop “Garden to Table” on Saturday, March 15th. This class will provide information on the steps needed to take produce from seed to the table. Covering the basics of planting and growing: growing in a small spaces and containers, vermicomposting [...]


Wednesday March 12 2014

0 comments

Read More

imgres

Earthquake and Tsunami Preparedness for Vulnerable Populations Workshop

The Oregon Office of Emergency Management in association with Oregon office on Disability and Health will be holding a series of free workshops on Earthquake and Tsunami Preparedness for Vulnerable Populations. These workshops will help those who work with elders, daycare/infant care, people with disabilities, or other vulnerable groups learn more about how to prepare [...]


Tuesday March 11 2014

0 comments

Read More

K-DOCK 92.9

Bandon Showcase Features Two On Tap

Two on Tap takes audiences back in time to when couples such as Fred and Ginger and Mickey and Judy filled the silver screen with vocal harmony and precision tap choreography. This lively show will be presented by Bandon Showcase at 7:30pm, Friday, March 14th, at the Sprague Community Theater in Bandon. Classic songs, fantastic vocals, [...]


Tuesday March 11 2014

0 comments

Read More

K-DOCK 92.9

Funding Dredging Operations At Oregon’s Ports

Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has funded dredging operations at Oregon’s ports. As a result, Oregon’s ports will receive $19 million more in assistance – $4.2 million of it to six small ports that would have otherwise received $0 in federal funding. The new funding [...]


Tuesday March 11 2014

0 comments

Read More

K-DOCK 92.9

Commissioner Cribbins Attends Washington DC Conference

Coos County Commissioner Melissa Cribbins was one of 1500 county officials represented this past week in Washington DC at the National Association of County’s Legislative Conference. The focus of this years conference was transportation and attendees urged congress to pass a multi-year surface transportation bill that provides long-term funding certainty for transportation infrastructure. A [...]


Monday March 10 2014

0 comments

Read More

K-DOCK 92.9

North Bend High School Work Safe Video Selected As Finalist!

North Bend High School’s “Work Safe” video was selected as a finalist in the Oregon Young Employee Safety Video Contest. “O yes” hosts this annual contest. The top three entries will take home cash prizes ranging from $300 to $500 and will earn a matching amount for their school. The contest was open [...]


Monday March 10 2014

0 comments

Read More

Oregon Earthquake and Tsunami Information

6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Up The Coast

  The USGS reported that a Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake shook the coastline late Sunday evening March 9, 2014 at 10:18 p.m. 50 miles west of Eureka California. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there was not a threat of a Pacific Wide Tsunami.   Coastal residents in the area reported feeling about 20 seconds of shaking but no [...]


Monday March 10 2014

0 comments

Read More

Stephanie Gordon

Bandon Senior Will Advance To State Finals!

  A Bandon High School Senior will advance to the state finals after qualifying in the Southern Regional Poetry Out Loud Competition held this Past weekend in Ashland. 18-year-old Stephanie Gordon from Bandon High School will compete for the state title at Willamette University on Saturday. Gordon was one of 24 winners from throughout [...]


Monday March 10 2014

0 comments

Read More

K-DOCK 92.9

Last Chance To See Trip To Bountiful

The Bandon Playhouse presents “The Trip to Bountiful,” March 8th and 9th at the Sprague Theater in Bandon. Saturday performance at 7:30 with a Sunday matinee at 2. Bandon resident Jason Tree directs this award winning play about widow Carrie Watts as she travels to her home in a town called Bountiful. Tickets are [...]


Saturday March 8 2014

0 comments

Read More