Public Service Announcements

Drug Take Back

Drop Off Unwanted Medications For Disposal June 18th

Drop off any unwanted or unused prescription or over-the-counter medications for safe disposal on Saturday, June 18th. This anonymous drop off program is being provided by Bay Area Hospital and the North Bend Medical Center, in sponsorship with the Coos Bay and North Bend Police Departments and the Drug Enforcement Administration. Bring medications to be [...]


Wednesday June 15 2016

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Oregon Triple A Reveals Top Driving Distractions

AAA reveals the top driving distractions as the “100 Deadliest Days” continue. Over the past five years, more than 5,000 people have been killed in crashes during the period from Memorial Day to Labor Day. As the summer driving season begins, Triple A of Oregon reports that nearly 60 percent of crashes involve distractions behind [...]


Wednesday June 15 2016

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Organization Seeking Host Families For Exchange Students

The ASSE International Student Exchange Programs, in cooperation with community high schools, is looking for local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries including Norway, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Japan and others. ASSE students are enthusiastic and excited to experience American culture while they practice [...]


Wednesday June 15 2016

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Library Offers Fine Forgiveness For Food Donations

From now through June 17th, the Coos Bay Library is offering Food For Fines. Anyone who has overdue books, DVDs and CDs, can return them to the library and fines will be forgiven–with the donation of food. A can or box of non-perishable food equals one dollar in fine forgiveness. Food items must weigh at [...]


Tuesday June 14 2016

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Learn About Cascadia Zone At Preppers Meeting

The Southwestern Oregon Preppers will be holding a meeting on Wednesday, June 15th at 6pm at the VFW Post 3440, 55382 Bates Road in Bandon. The main topic will be”Everything You Need to Know About Cascadia”. Mike Murphy, a Coos County Emergency Manager, will be presenting. After the topic there will be a question and [...]


Tuesday June 14 2016

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Wright Named Interim Director Of Coos History Museum

The board of directors at the Coos County Historical Society have chosen George B. Wright to serve as the Coos History Museum’s Interim Executive Director following the resignation of Frank Smoot. Wright begins his duties at the Museum on Monday, June 13th. Wright is a native Oregonian, born on the Columbia River at The Dalles [...]


Monday June 13 2016

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Fairview Road Closed With Detour For Cars And Trucks

The Coos County Road Department announces that Fairview Road will be closed at mile point .17 (when turning off West Central in Coquille). This will occur on June 9th at 8am. A detour will be available for cars onto North Collier and 10th Street–no trucks will be allowed on that detour route. Trucks may use [...]


Wednesday June 8 2016

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Help To Plan A New Library In Coos Bay

[ June 21, 2016; 2:00 PM; 2:00 PM; ] Planning is underway for a new public library in Coos Bay--—and they are seeking input from the public. Join them for a discussion about the community’s library facility: what’s working, what’s not, what improvements you’d like to see. Community meetings will be held Tuesday, June 21st from 2 to 4pm and Wednesday, June 22nd [...]


Wednesday June 8 2016

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Coos County Sheriff’s Office Warns Of Another Phone Scam

The Coos County Sheriff’s office has received reports of a scam that has been circulating again. The victim receives a telephone call from a person who identifies themselves as “Officer Robert White” of the Coos Bay Police Department. The phone number is 888-539-6917. The officer then proceeds to tell the victim that they have [...]


Wednesday June 1 2016

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Hollering Place Radio Show At Dolphin Playhouse Through June 26th

[ June 7, 2016 7:00 PM to June 26, 2016 7:00 PM. ] Tales of old Coos County are now being presented in The Fourth Annual Hollering Place Radio Show, onstage through June 26th at The Dolphin Playhouse. Pioneers, innovators, planes, trains and automobiles that drive on the water, heroes, humbugs, tribal lore, and a tsunami will inform and amaze. Showtimes are 7pm Fridays and Saturdays, [...]


Wednesday June 1 2016

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