Public Service Announcements

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Library Presents Pioneer Cemetery And Civil War Program

[ January 8, 2015; 7:00 PM; ] As the 150th anniversary of the Civil War is acknowledged, join Brown University graduate student and cemetery volunteer Becky Soules at the Coos Bay Library on Thursday, January 8th at 7pm for a presentation about some of Coos Bay’s connections to the Civil War. Coos Bay’s Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery is the final resting place for [...]


Friday December 26 2014

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Pump Prices Break Record With Longest Streak Of Declines

Triple A of Oregon reports that state and national averages are at the lowest prices in more than five years. The steady decline in retail gas prices over the last three months is longer than any period AAA has previously tracked. The national average for regular unleaded has fallen for 89 days in a [...]


Wednesday December 24 2014

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Umpqua River Lighthouse Open For Holiday/Whale Watch Week

The Umpqua River Lighthouse Museum is open for the holiday season and Winter Whale Watch Week. From now through Sunday, January 4, the museum is open and guides are leading Lighthouse tours. The Umpqua River Lighthouse Museum is at 1020 Lighthouse Road in Winchester Bay. Admission to the museum is free. Guided lighthouse tours [...]


Wednesday December 24 2014

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Piloting Class To Start In January

[ January 7, 2015; 6:30 PM; ] The Coos Bay Power Squadron will be offering a piloting class starting January 7th. The course will last 8 to 10 weeks meeting Wednesday nights at 6:30pm. The piloting course is the first in the sequence of USPS courses on navigation, covering the basics of coastal and inland navigation. The course focuses on navigation [...]


Tuesday December 23 2014

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Master Gardener Training Sign-Up Deadline Extended

[ December 31, 2014 5:00 PM to January 11, 2015 2:00 PM. ] There is still time to apply for the Coos County Master Gardener training, which begins in January. Because the training class is not yet full, the deadline has been extended to Wednesday, December 31st at 5pm. The Oregon State University extension Service Master Gardener training is held just once a year, from January through mid-March. [...]


Saturday December 20 2014

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AARP Tax-Aide Seeking Volunteers

This year, the AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. It is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention to the older population. You do not need to be a member of AARP [...]


Saturday December 20 2014

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FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 10AM DEC. 20th THROUGH 10PM Dec. 21st

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for the Curry County coast and the South Central Oregon coast from 10am on Saturday, December 20th through 10pm Sunday, December 21st. Heavy rainfall will cause rapid rises on streams, creeks and rivers. There is also the potential for urban flooding in areas of poor drainage [...]


Saturday December 20 2014

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Egyptian Theatre Presents Christmas Unplugged With John Doan

The Egyptian Theatre presents Emmy-Nominated musician and storyteller John Doan with his acclaimed “Christmas Unplugged – Reclaiming the Holiday Spirit” program at 2pm on Sunday, December 21st. Imagine stepping into a time machine with Dr. Who to experience the world when people entertained themselves and each other. That is what it may feel like [...]


Saturday December 20 2014

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Train Show Features Snug Harbor Railroad

The Snug Harbor Railroad will be the highlight of the annual train show and sale at Pony Village Mall in North Bend through December 22nd. The miniature steam railroad ran in Charleston from the 1950s to the 1980s, and was recently acquired by the Oregon Coast Historical Railway in Coos Bay. The group is restoring [...]


Friday December 19 2014

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Cascadia Anniversary Earthquake Lecture at SWOCC

The geology lecture series continues at Southwestern Oregon Community College with the 10th Annual Cascadia Anniversary Earthquake Lecture on Saturday, January 17th starting at 2pm. Dr. Patrick Fulton will present “25,000 Feet Under the Sea: Taking the Temperature of the 2011 Mw9.0 Tohoku-Oki Earthquake Fault,”. This free lecture is at the [...]


Thursday December 18 2014

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