Public Service Announcements

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Wave Energy Developer Stops OR. Project

Ocean Power Technologies has scrapped plans to build the nation’s first large-scale wave energy project off the Oregon coast. They say the costs were too high to make it work. The anticipated project would have placed a flotilla of 100 energy-producing buoys, each about the size of a school bus, in the waves off the [...]


Thursday March 6 2014

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Drama Dogs Present Bull In A China Shop

The North Bend High School Drama Dogs present “Bull In A China Shop”. It will be live and onstage Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 7th, 8th and 9th. Come to the North Bend High School Multipurpose room to enjoy the performances. The address is 2323 Pacific Avenue in North Bend. The evening curtain time is 7pm [...]


Wednesday March 5 2014

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Library 2 Go Free Workshop

The Coos Bay Library is offering a free workshop on Monday, March 3rd. Get assistance downloading e-Books and audio books to your device or portable computer during the workshop called “Library 2 Go”. Everyone’s welcome to attend. You will need a valid library card, a device or computer with wireless access to the internet–you [...]


Monday March 3 2014

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Healthcare Forum

The Coos Bay Downtown Association is working with The Main Street Alliance of Oregon to provide a free community forum that will help make sense of the Affordable Care Act and Cover Oregon. It will highlight the benefits of the act for your health and your bottom line. They will cover benefits to individuals, families, [...]


Monday March 3 2014

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New Oregon State Parks Guide Available

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department announces the launch of the new Oregon State Parks Guide, a full-color, magazine-style brochure featuring detailed information about more than 200 of the state’s most popular campgrounds, day-use areas, trails, bikeways, and heritage sites. The guide has been updated for 2014, with revised or expanded listings for each property, [...]


Thursday February 27 2014

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North Bend Students Win “Mathcounts” Contest

A team of “Mathletes” from North Bend Middle School won the regional Mathcounts competition on February 20th at the Boys and Girls Club in Coos Bay. Members of the winning team are: James Farlow, Shelby Pallo, Tana Hiigel, and Alexander Cheslock. North Bend was coached by John Stiegeler. The team will now [...]


Wednesday February 26 2014

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Spaghetti Dinner In Coquille

Everyone is welcome to come to Coquille and enjoy a delicious dinner with friends and family on Sunday, March 16th. Holy Name Church in Coquille is hosting this annual spaghetti dinner from Noon to 4pm, at the Coquille Community Center. Tickets are $20 for a family, $7 for individuals over age 10, $4 for children [...]


Wednesday February 26 2014

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Garden To Table Workshop

The Coos County Master Food Preservers, in collaboration with the Master Gardeners, will present the workshop “Garden to Table” on Saturday, March 15th. This class will provide information on the steps needed to take produce from seed to the table. Covering the basics of planting and growing: growing in a small spaces and containers, [...]


Tuesday February 25 2014

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Enviro-mentary Film To Be Shown At Library

Based on the best-selling book A Short History of Progress, this provocative documentary explores the concept of progress in our modern world, guiding us through a detailed survey of the major “progress traps” facing our civilization in the arenas of technology, economics, consumption, and the environment. Featuring arguments from visionaries as Jane Goodall, Margaret Atwood, Stephen [...]


Monday February 24 2014

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ODFW: Shooting Ranges Apply For Grants Through March 17

[ February 24, 2014 6:00 PM to March 17, 2014 5:00 PM. ] Non-profit shooting ranges based in Oregon may apply for a cost-share grant to improve their facilities. The deadline to apply is 5pm on March 17th. The application can be found online at http://www.dfw.state.or.us/education/hunter/range_development.asp The ODFW grants $80,000 to Oregon shooting ranges each year. Last year’s grants were used to help Douglas Ridge Rifle Club in Eagle [...]


Monday February 24 2014

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