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Port of Coos Bay Commissioner Opitz Resigning

Donna Opitz, a resident of Coos Bay and Secretary of the Board of Commissioners of the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay, has informed Governor John Kitzhaber, the Port commission and staff of her decision to resign from the commission, effective April 30th, 2014. Opitz will be moving from the south coast region, and [...]


Wednesday April 23 2014

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Cover Oregon Enrollment Fair April 24th

The deadline to enroll in private health insurance coverage is April 30th. Oregon Coast Community Action is inviting members of the community with questions about health coverage options available through the Affordable Care Act and Cover Oregon to meet with Kim Rollins to participate in an information and Cover Oregon enrollment fair. The event [...]


Tuesday April 22 2014

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Water Board: Glasgow Residents Shouldn’t Drink Water

Officials with the Coos Bay North Bend Water Board advise that customers in the Glasgow community, north of the McCullough Bridge, not to use the municipal water for drinking or cooking. The Water Board has received several complaints about the quality of the water within the Glasgow community. The complaints have focused on a fuel-like [...]


Tuesday April 22 2014

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Lions Host Easter Egg Hunt

The Gardiner-Reedsport Lions are again sponsoring an Easter Egg hunt for local children. The first Lions Easter Egg hunt was held in 1952, so this is the 62nd Annual Easter-Egg hunt! The event will be on Sunday, April 20th at 1:30pm at Barrone Park. Over 1000 candy and treat-filled eggs will be hidden for the event. [...]


Friday April 18 2014

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Kitzhaber’s Statement On Oregon Economy

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber released a statement on the Oregon Employment Department’s latest numbers for the state labor market. The Department announced that Oregon’s seasonally adjusted gain of 7,500 jobs in March 2014 was the largest monthly gain in eight years. This continues Oregon’s economic expansion, with many of the state’s major industries, including [...]


Wednesday April 16 2014

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Free Tax Help Available April 15th

There is free help available for preparing and e-filing tax returns. Taxpayers of all ages with low to moderate incomes can have their tax questions answered and their tax returns prepared and e-filed. Trained volunteers who work for the Tax-Aide Program which is sponsored by the IRS and AARP. Three tax sites are available in [...]


Tuesday April 15 2014

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Cover Oregon Enrollment Fair April 24th

The deadline to enroll in private health insurance coverage is April 30th. Oregon Coast Community Action is inviting members of the community who have questions about health coverage options available through the Affordable Care Act and Cover Oregon to meet with Kim Rollins in an information and Cover Oregon enrollment fair. The event will be held [...]


Monday April 14 2014

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Hanging Baskets Benefit Reedsport Lions Club

Here’s a way to bring joy to any mother while at the same time helping the Gardiner/Reedsport Lions Club. Beautiful hanging baskets are available in time for Mother’s Day. There are two varieties of flowers in these baskets: Impatients dominant with Lobelia and Bacopa—and Trailing Pansies dominant with Impatience, Lobelia and Bacopa. The baskets, to benefit [...]


Monday April 14 2014

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Bandon Fundraiser To Help Student Arts

The Bandon After school Arts and Culture Club invite the public to “Art From the Heart – An Evening of Fine Art.” The show will be held at 7pm on Friday, April 11th, at the Sprague Theater in Bandon city park. The event will feature storytellers, musicians and comedians for a night of entertainment [...]


Friday April 11 2014

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Board Of Commissioners Town Hall Meetings

The Coos County Board of Commissioners has scheduled a series of Town Hall meetings in order to take comments from the public on the proposed South Coast Community Foundation. Meetings have been set as follows: Friday, April 11th at 6pm at the Red Lion, 1313 North Bayshore Drive, Coos Bay Saturday, April 12th at 2pm at [...]


Friday April 11 2014

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