Public Service Announcements

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Coquille Garden Tour To Benefit City Beautification

[ July 16, 2016; 9:00 AM; ] The 7th Annual Coquille Garden Tour is scheduled for July 16th. Enjoy touring the gardens and a chance to win a colorful hanging flower basket. Children’s activities will be at selected sites. Tickets are available online at ww.coquillegardentour.com or in person at Coquille Garden, Cedar Point Florist, Copper Goose Nursery, Farr’s True Value, Bully Garden [...]


Tuesday June 21 2016

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Monday Night Madness At Mingus Pool

Mingus Pool celebrates with Monday Night Madness at 7pm on June 20th, 27th and throughout July. The first half hour is a free swim lesson for kids and adults and then a family swim.   Swim lessons: 9am to 12pm and 6 to 7pm time slots every half hour, Monday-Friday. Sessions: 6/20-7/1, 7/4-15 and 7/18-29. Only three sessions [...]


Monday June 20 2016

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Maritime Art Exhibition Opens At Coos Art Museum

[ July 9, 2016; 5:00 PM; 5:00 PM; 5:00 PM; ] The Coos Art Museum will open its 23rd Annual Maritime Art Exhibition in the first floor Maggie Karl Gallery on July 9th. The juried exhibition displays maritime-themed artwork by artists from across the country. Seventy-six works by forty-four of the nation’s leading maritime artists are in a variety of media including: oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel [...]


Friday June 17 2016

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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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