Public Service Announcements

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Coos Bay Sidewalk Construction Starts Jan 5th

The City of Coos Bay announces that a new sidewalk will be installed on the east side of Bayshore Drive (Highway 101). Survey work will start January 5th, and construction will start January 12th. It is anticipated the work will last until March / April of this year. In an effort to lessen [...]


Friday January 2 2015

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BLM Announces Fee-Free Days for 2015

[ January 19, 2015; 9:00 AM; ] 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 Junior Day, January 19th; Presidents’ Day weekend, February 14th through 16th; National Public Lands Day, September 26th; [...]


Friday January 2 2015

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North Bend Fire Dept. Christmas Tree Pickup

The annual North Bend Fire Department Christmas tree pickup is scheduled for Saturday, January 3rd and 10th. It is a fundraiser put on by the fire department. Members of North Bend fire will be driving the streets of North Bend, picking up trees that family’s want to discard. This service is free–although donations [...]


Wednesday December 31 2014

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SWOCC And OCCI Host New Years Eve Ball

Southwestern Oregon Community College and the Oregon Coast Culinary Institute will host its 5th annual New Year’s Eve Ball on December 31st. This year features a “Midnight in Morocco” theme. Festivities for those 21 years and older begin at 8:30pm and include gourmet food, DJ and dancing, no-host ice bar, silent auction, and a New [...]


Wednesday December 31 2014

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No WBC On Dec. 31st In North Bend

The Bay Area Chamber of Commerce announces there will be no Wednesday Business Connection on December 31st as the Chamber of Commerce is on a holiday hiatus. The weekly lunch forum is held at the Mill Casino. They invite all local business owners and the public to join them on Wednesday, January 7th, as [...]


Tuesday December 30 2014

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ODFW: Report Hunt Results By January 31st

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announces that any hunter who purchased 2014 big game or turkey tags needs to report their hunt results by the deadline, which is January 31st for most tags. Hunters are required to report on each deer, elk, cougar, bear, pronghorn and turkey tag purchased—even if they were not [...]


Monday December 29 2014

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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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