Public Service Announcements

Noxious Weeds To Be Sprayed At North Spit

The Bureau of Land Management will be spraying noxious weeds at the North Spit, weather permitting. Visitors should avoid application locations, which will be evident by blue colorant on plants. The BLM will be applying the herbicide Glyphosate to control Scotch broom, Himalayan blackberry, English ivy, gorse and other weeds and plants. These are listed [...]


Tuesday October 4 2016

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Earthquake Recorded In Oregon Monday Night

The United States Geological Society recorded a magnitude 3.0 earthquake northwest of Woodburn, Oregon. The USGS reports it occurred at a depth of over 20 miles just after 9pm on Monday, October 3rd. The USGS reports there were no tsunami advisories, watches or warnings issued.  


Tuesday October 4 2016

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Coos Bay Road Closures Start October 3rd

The City of Coos Bay will be closing Central Avenue on October 3rd from 7am to 5pm – the block between 2nd and 3rd street. Also on October 4th from 7am to 5pm, 3rd Street will be closed from Central Avenue to the public parking lot. The purpose of the road closures is to allow [...]


Monday October 3 2016

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Job Creating Water Infrastructure Bill Passes Oregon Senate

Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced that the Senate has passed the Water Resources Development Act, which includes job creation and funding opportunities for Oregon communities. The Senators highlighted that the bill would make permanent a provision ensuring that small ports are assured access to funding from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund. The [...]


Friday September 30 2016

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Color The Marsh 5-K To Benefit Share Bear Snack Program

The Mr. MHS program will be holding its second annual Color The Marsh 5k on Sunday, October 9th on the Millicoma school track and dike at 1pm. Runners can register on the day of the event starting at 12:15 with a Mr. MHS contestant or senior girl. The registration is $20 and should expect to [...]


Friday September 30 2016

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Free CERT Classes Start October 4th In Myrtle Point

A disaster can happen at any time. Anyone who would like to be better prepared may attend free classes starting October 4th. Myrtle Point’s CERT (or, Community Emergency Response Team) will offer free training in disaster medical treatment, search and rescue, organization skills and more. It will be held at the Valley Christian Center in [...]


Thursday September 29 2016

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Bandon Feeds The Hungry Variety Show October 1st

[ October 1, 2016; 7:00 PM; ] The 9th Annual Bandon Feeds the Hungry variety show and silent auction is Saturday October 1st at the Sprague Community Theater, 1202 11th Street in City Park. It starts at 7pm. Enjoy an evening of music, fun and a silent auction while donating money to food assistance organizations that help keep the Bandon community strong. [...]


Thursday September 29 2016

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A Little Lunch Music Begins October 3rd At Library

[ October 3, 2016; 12:00 PM; ] It’s a Little Lunch Music at the Coos Bay Library. Begining October 3rd, enjoy a week of local musicians performing in celebration of Oregon Days of Culture. Live music will be performed from Noon to 1:30 each day in the library’s Myrtlewood Room. Everyone is invited to bring their lunch or purchase [...]


Monday September 26 2016

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Flu Shots Available In North Bend

Coos Health and Wellness is offering flu shots to everyone 6 months and older in North Bend. The flu vaccine protects against four types of flu virus. Flu shots are available at the North Bend Annex, 1975 McPherson Avenue. For those with no insurance, the discounted cash price is $35 per dose. They can also [...]


Monday September 26 2016

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Guardrails Being Installed At Bastendorff Beach

Crews will be installing guardrails along Bastendorff Beach Road and the three southern parking lots on land managed by the Bureau of Land Management starting Monday, September 26th. During construction, which is expected to take about four days, the BLM asks visitors to not park along Bastendorff Beach Road or within the three southern parking [...]


Friday September 23 2016

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