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Watercolor Workshop At Coos Art Museum

[ August 6, 2015; 9:00 AM; 9:00 AM; ] Join award-winning watercolorist Hyon Fielding for an en plein air watercolor workshop Thursday, Friday and Saturday, August 6th, 7th and 8th from 9a.m. to 4p.m. In this workshop students will learn how to simplify subjects in both nature and complex settings such as busy harbors or urban areas. Each day will incorporate a [...]


Friday July 10 2015

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Preppers To Give Tips On Preparing For Financial Disaster

​Southwestern Oregon Preppers will be holding their monthly meeting at 12-Noon on Saturday, July 18th at the Coos Bay Fire Department, 450 Elrod, Coos Bay. The topic will be s “Preparing For a Financial Disaster”. A financial disaster can have many causes such as being stricken by a disease, losing a job or not [...]


Friday July 10 2015

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Planned Power Outage For Drain

Douglas County Emergency Communications received information from Bonneville Power that there is a planned power outage for the city of Drain starting sometime between 10:30p.m. to Midnight on Saturday, July 11th through to approximately 10a.m. on Sunday, July 12th. Only the city limits of Drain will be affected. They also advised that a second planned [...]


Friday July 10 2015

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Oregon Marine Board: Use Good Judgement

Summer is boating season, compelling people to visit Oregon’s waterways to cool off and escape the heat. Boating started early with a warm spring, so when heading out to the water, bring your boat and your gear, but don’t forget good judgment.   Good judgment could be the difference between a great day on the water and [...]


Thursday July 9 2015

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Employers Report Increase In Job Vacancies

Oregon businesses reported 53,300 vacancies in the spring of 2015. That’s the largest number of vacancies ever captured by the Oregon Job Vacancy Survey, and an increase of 6,400 vacancies from the prior year. The growing number of vacancies reflects continued strength in Oregon’s labor market.   The Oregon Employment Department reports that the ratio of unemployed [...]


Thursday July 9 2015

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Local Band ‘Soul Pie’ Plays Free Concert In Reedsport

Free concerts are being offered Thursday nights in July. Everyone is welcome to enjoy Riverfront Rhythms during the 2015 summer concert series. Live music is being performed on the waterfront at the Umpqua Discovery Center, 409 Riverfront Way in Reedsport.   On Thursday, July 9th starting at 6p.m., the bluesy R&B sounds of local favorites Soul Pie [...]


Thursday July 9 2015

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Raising Funds For Coos Elderly Services July 10th

At Coos Elderly Services, their mission is to provide financial management services to the elderly and other vulnerable members of the community. The life-enhancing work of Coos Elderly Services, Inc. depends on the generosity of the community. They are seeking donations of household goods, electronics, clothing, toys, books and other items to be sold at [...]


Wednesday July 8 2015

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Smoke Testing Of Sewer Mains Starts July 15th

The city of Coos Bay will be conducting smoke tests of the public sewer mains on Elrod Avenue between South 10th Street and South 11th Street. The testing will be done from July 15th through July 17th. The tests will assist the city in locating breaks and defects in the sewer system. During [...]


Wednesday July 8 2015

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Western Snowy Plover Restrictions In Place Until September 15th.

Visitors to area beaches are reminded that the Western snowy plover nesting season restrictions remain in place until September 15th, 2015. Violators who put vulnerable eggs and young of this federally threatened shorebird at risk may be ticketed and fined.   Western snowy plover nesting areas in Oregon are managed by the Forest Service, Oregon Parks and [...]


Tuesday July 7 2015

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Learn About Oregon Nearshore Strategy At Public Meetings

[ July 7, 2015; 6:30 PM; 6:30 PM; 6:30 PM; 6:30 PM; 6:30 PM; ] The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is hosting two public meetings to get input on a draft revision of the Oregon Nearshore Strategy, a non-regulatory planning document that provides a conservation blueprint for actions that benefit Oregon’s marine species and habitats.   The two meetings are scheduled for July 7th in North Bend at 6:30p.m. at [...]


Thursday July 2 2015

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