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Bandon Disposal’s Brush Debris Pick Up

The first brush and yard debris removal service of 2015 will be held during the week of January 12th through 16th, when Bandon Disposal will be picking up piles of brush and yard debris, including discarded Christmas trees. Bandon residents are allowed up to a maximum of 5 cubic yards of brush and yard debris [...]


Thursday January 8 2015

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Lab Band Open House January 10th

Attention young musicians. The Oregon Coast Lab Band is opening their doors for an Open House with Evolution rehearsal on Monday, January 10th at 7pm at the Lab Band Building 1875 Virginia Avenue in North Bend. The Lab Band has beginning and junior bands for the young musician cutting their teeth with Jazz. The Wednesday [...]


Wednesday January 7 2015

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Contra Dance In Greenacres Jan. 10th

Join the South Coast Folk Society for an evening of contra dancing at the Greenacres Grange Hall on Saturday, January 10th. This event is open to the public and features three hours of great live music, instruction, and a guest caller from Myrtle Point. Karen Olsen will teach the basics of contra dance [...]


Wednesday January 7 2015

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South Slough Places Winning Bid On Indian Point Property

The Oregon Department of State Lands announces that, at a public foreclosure auction in October, the DSL, in partnership with the South Slough National Estuarine Reserve, purchased 240 acres in the Coos estuary. Known as the Indian Point parcel, the land will connect to the South Slough’s northern-most boundary, and become part of nearly 600 [...]


Wednesday January 7 2015

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WBC Lunch Forum Resumes For New Year

The Bay Area Chamber of Commerce is resuming the popular Wednesday Business Connection Lunch forum on January 7th, with the first lunch forum of 2015. The WBC’s featured speakers will be Dawn Granger and Bill Yester, who are superintendents of Coos Bay and North Bend schools, with their presentation called “Demystifying the Common Core: Preparing [...]


Tuesday January 6 2015

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OSP: Preliminary New Year’s Holiday Arrests

Oregon State Police have released the preliminary numbers for the New Year’s holiday period. OSP troopers reported an increase in the number of DUI arrests made over this holiday, from December 31st at 6pm, to January 1st at 11:59pm. During the 2014-2015 holiday period, troopers arrested 37 drivers for Driving Under the Influence. That is [...]


Tuesday January 6 2015

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OMSI in Coos Bay

OMSI comes to Coos Bay

  OMSI is coming to Coos Bay! The Coos Bay Public Library will be hosting two traveling exhibits from Oregon’s Museum of Science and Industry on Friday, January 23rd.   2:00 Going Batty (PreK-3rd)– Students explore the intriguing world of bats and learn the truth about one of the most misunderstood and beneficial creatures on Earth. Students discuss [...]


Monday January 5 2015

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Celebrate Burns Night In North Bend

[ February 7, 2015; 5:00 PM; ] The 13th Anniversary Burns Night Celebration includes entertainment by bagpipers, harpists, guitarists, and dancers. The banquet includes traditional Scottish dishes like Tatties and Neeps, Cock-a-Leekie Soup, Haggis, and Trifle dessert, as well as Chicken in the Heather and top sirloin. Saturday, February 7th, with social hour at 5pm, Program at 6. at the Mill [...]


Monday January 5 2015

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Musical Tribute To John Denver

Remember songs like ‘Rocky Mountain High’, ‘Take Me Home Country Road’ and others? Relive those songs and many more as the Bandon Showcase presents Ted Vigil’s John Denver Musical Tribute on Saturday, January 10th at the Sprague Community Theatre. This performer not only looks like John Denver, but his voice and mannerisms will take you [...]


Monday January 5 2015

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Missing Watchman Found Dead in Coos County Forest

On January 1, 2015 at about 6:43 AM the Coos County Sheriff’s Office received information of a missing watchman from a logging operation in the Upper Rock Creek area of Coos County. This area is in the eastern reaches of Coos County off Highway 42 near milepost 42. Deputies began to start a search and [...]


Friday January 2 2015

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