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63rd Annual Barber Show April 16th

The Gold Coast Chorus will host their 63rd annual Barbershow on Saturday, April 16th. It will be held at the North Bend Presbyterian Church as a 2pm special matinee. The show will feature the 15-man Gold Coast Chorus, the local quartet The Breakers, the Sweet Adelines chorus and entertainment from at least one local high [...]


Monday March 28 2016

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Coos Bay Bar Safety Zone Established

The U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port, Sector Columbia River, who has oversight for all navigable waters in Oregon, established a temporary safety zone surrounding the entrance to Coos Bay, Thursday.   The temporary safety zone is in effect to protect personnel, vessels and the marine environment from potential hazards during recovery efforts of the fishing [...]


Friday March 25 2016

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SOLVE Beach Cleanup Welcomes Volunteers

On Saturday, March 26th, SOLVE (an acronym for Stop Oregon Litter and Vandalism; the “E” was added as a call to action) welcomes volunteers of all ages to join in clearing the Oregon coast of litter and marine debris. The 31st annual SOLVE Spring Oregon Beach Cleanup will take place from 10am to 1pm. Register [...]


Friday March 25 2016

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Shed Hunt Responsibly And Legally

Oregon State Police have cited several people for trying to cut antlers off deer and elk skulls they found outdoors. Others have wrongly picked up bighorn sheep skulls with horns attached where a disease outbreak left dead scavenged sheep on the landscape. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and OSP are reminding shed hunters [...]


Friday March 25 2016

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Snowy Plover Nesting Season On Oregon Beaches

Warmer March temperatures brings many visitors to Oregon’s shoreline. For the western snowy plover, March means nesting. This tiny shorebird, protected under state law and under the federal Endangered Species Act, usually begins nesting in mid-to-late-March.   The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for overseeing snowy plover management and the recreation restrictions that come with [...]


Friday March 25 2016

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Gray Whale Fluking

Final Weekend To Spot Migrating Whales

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the final spring Whale Watch event, today and tomorrow, March 26th at 24 whale watching sites along the coast. Trained volunteers from the ‘Whale Watching Spoken Here’ program are at the sites from 10am to 1pm to help visitors spot gray whales heading north. Visitors will also [...]


Friday March 25 2016

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Search for Master of Trawler Patty AJ Suspended

The Coast Guard suspended the search for the master of the fishing trawler Patty A J, a vessel that capsized between the Coos Bay Bar jetties near Charleston.   The search was suspended at 7 p.m. after two MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews from Coast Guard Air Station North Bend and two 47-foot Motor Life Boat crews from [...]


Wednesday March 23 2016

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Capsized Boat FV Patty AJ

Update: One Still Missing After Boat Capsizes

A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Coos Bay,  in Charleston, Oregon, searches for a missing fisherman next to the  62-foot fishing trawler Patty A J, after the vessel capsized while inbound between the Coos Bay Bar jetties, March 23, 2016. The other three people who were on board, including an observer with [...]


Wednesday March 23 2016

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job-fair

Job Fair Has Open Spots for Employers

A job fair is being hosted by the Coos Bay Library on Wednesday, April 6th from 1 to 4pm in the library’s Myrtlewood Room. This will be an excellent opportunity for local job seekers to make connections with employers and staffing agencies. All persons who are seeking employment are encouraged to attend this job fair. [...]


Wednesday March 23 2016

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Three People Rescued From Capsized Boat, One Still Missing

Three people were rescued from a fishing vessel this morning but one person is still reported as missing. The Coast Guard Air Station in North Bend confirms that the 60-foot fishing vessel “Patty A.J.” reported capsized at approximately 8am, at the entrance to Coos Bay in Charleston. A Coast Guard helicopter and two Coast Guard [...]


Wednesday March 23 2016

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