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Great Oregon Shakeout October 16th

The threat is serious in Oregon where offshore earthquakes can be similar to the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in 2011, and onshore earthquakes can strike at any time. The Oregon Office of Emergency Management urges Oregonians to prepare now, have an emergency plan for earthquakes and build an emergency kit. Many people can get seriously [...]


Wednesday October 15 2014

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Celtic Society Hosts Halloween Event

[ October 29, 2014; 7:00 PM; ] A Samhain celebration will be held on Wednesday, October 29th from 7 to 9pm at the Coos Bay Library. Hosted by the Coastal Celtic Society, admission is free; doors open at about 6:45pm. Samhain is the Gaelic language name for the traditional Celtic holiday which gave rise to Hallowe’en. Samhain is a [...]


Wednesday October 15 2014

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October 15th Deadline For ODFW Comments

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking comments from the public on a request to waive fish passage requirement for an existing dam on Lower Pony Creek and to amend an existing waiver for a second dam on Upper Pony Creek, both near Coos Bay. The Coos Bay North Bend Water Board has [...]


Tuesday October 14 2014

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Conflict Resolution Day October 16th

Conflicts are a normal part of life; how we deal with them can make a difference. Often when people resolve conflicts, one person ends up a winner, and one loses out. This may solve the problem for the moment, but resentment and bad feelings can cause more problems later. Another way to look at conflicts [...]


Saturday October 11 2014

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Plein Air Paint Out At Mahaffy Ranch—Children’s Art Education Scholarship Fundraiser

The Coos Art Museum is honored to be guests at the Mahaffy Ranch for a Plein Air Paint Out on Sunday, October 12th from 10am to 4pm. This year’s event proceeds will fund the Coos Art Museum’s children’s art education scholarship program. Nestled amid the mountains along the Millicoma River, this 95+ acre ranch features a [...]


Saturday October 11 2014

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Country Contra Dance in Greenacres

Experience the fun of a Country Contra Dance at the Greenacres Grange Hall. There will live music and a caller for three hours of dancing starting at 7pm. Dancers of all ages are welcome at this public event sponsored by the South Coast Folk Society. New dancers can learn the easy steps and [...]


Friday October 10 2014

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BLM Announces Fee-Free Days for 2015

The Bureau of Land Management, in conjunction with other agencies in the Department of the Interior, will waive recreation-related fees for visitors to the National System of Public Lands on four occasions in 2015 — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (January 19th), Presidents’ Day weekend (February 14th), National Public Lands Day (September 26th), and Veterans [...]


Friday October 10 2014

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Governor Proclaims October Fire Prevention Month

At the request of the Oregon State Fire Marshal to expand Fire Prevention Week into Fire Prevention Month, Governor John Kitzhaber has proclaimed October as Oregon Fire Prevention Month. Oregon’s theme mirrors the national theme – Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives! Test Yours Every Month! “Responsibility for fire safety begins at home,” said State Fire Marshal [...]


Thursday October 9 2014

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C.A.M. Complexities Of Visual Language

The Coos Art Museum welcomes Anne Sobbota as guest lecturer for the first of four lectures taking place Thursdays in October. Join them on October 9th at 5:30pm as Anne covers the lecture topic “How Symbols Speak: The Complexities of Visual Language, Past and Present”. This lecture will analyze the multi-layered language of [...]


Thursday October 9 2014

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“Chair-ity” Event To Benefit Juvenile Victim Program

The 6th Annual Chair–ity event, sponsored by Neighbor to Neighbor Mediation Services, will team up with the Coos Bay Wine Walk on Friday, October 3rd at 5pm. Local artists who have decorated chairs, tables as well as a special lectern will display their work at Time Bomb Exchange, 175 South Third Street, Coos Bay. [...]


Thursday October 2 2014

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