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WSRC Needs Help Making Dignity Bags

[ February 4, 2015; 2:00 PM; ] Each year, women flee from domestic violence and show up at the Women’s Safety and Resource Center with nothing but the clothing they are wearing. Frequently the women have been in hiding for several days without access to personal supplies. The Coos Bay Soroptimists partner with the WSRC and Maria Neill to provide [...]


Monday January 19 2015

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Providing New Coats And Shoes For Kids

The United Way announces their annual Kids Coats and Shoes program. They will be providing vouchers to elementary schools in Coos County. They raise money outside of normal United Way campaign funds for this program. The United Way of Southwestern Oregon will also partner with the Rotary Club of Brookings to provide children in Curry [...]


Monday January 19 2015

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Southwestern OR Preppers Hold Disaster Planning Meeting

The Southwestern Oregon Preppers will be holding a meeting on Saturday, January 17th at the Bandon Rural Fire Department, Highway 101 in Bandon at 12 Noon. The main topic will be “Disaster planning for before, during and after a disaster.” Different disasters require different planning. SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer [...]


Friday January 16 2015

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Coquille Chamber Awards Meeting Jan 17th

The Coquille Chamber of Commerce presents their annual awards event on Saturday, January 17th. It will be held at the Coquille Community Center, starting at 6pm. Judge Martin Stone will be the Mastr of Ceremonies, as the Cquille Chamber celebrates 90 years. The keynote speaker will be Connie Stopher and Matt Rowe, Coquille Mayor [...]


Friday January 16 2015

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Fall 2014 Oregon Job Vacancy Report Released

The Oregon Employment Department reports that Oregon businesses reported 45,700 vacancies in fall 2014, an increase of 13,400 vacancies from the prior year. The growing number of vacancies reflects strong job growth across Oregon in recent months. Three large industries reported the most job vacancies in the fall. Holiday hiring boosted retail trade vacancies, and the [...]


Thursday January 15 2015

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Large Returns Of Salmon Feed Oregonians

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife hatcheries donated more than 350,000 pounds of Chinook and coho salmon to food banks in communities across the state. The huge donation was made possible by one of the largest returns of Pacific salmon in years. A record 1.2 million Chinook and 1 million coho returned to the Columbia [...]


Wednesday January 14 2015

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DEQ To Hold Meetings On Jordan Cove

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has announced it will host four information meetings on a 401 water quality certification for the proposed Jordan Cove Energy Project near North Bend. The meetings will be held in Coos, Douglas, Jackson and Klamath counties. A 401 water quality certification is required through DEQ for any federally licensed or [...]


Monday January 12 2015

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Update On Coquille Point South Stairway Closure

The stairs leading from the Coquille Point parking lot down to Bandon Beach were closed in October 2014 after concerns were raised about their structural stability due to geologic shifting and instability of the headland. The closure was necessary to ensure visitor safety. Since the closure, the Fish and Wildlife Service has been working to [...]


Friday January 9 2015

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Bandon Disposal’s Brush Debris Pick Up

The first brush and yard debris removal service of 2015 will be held during the week of January 12th through 16th, when Bandon Disposal will be picking up piles of brush and yard debris, including discarded Christmas trees. Bandon residents are allowed up to a maximum of 5 cubic yards of brush and yard debris [...]


Thursday January 8 2015

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Contra Dance In Greenacres Jan. 10th

Join the South Coast Folk Society for an evening of contra dancing at the Greenacres Grange Hall on Saturday, January 10th. This event is open to the public and features three hours of great live music, instruction, and a guest caller from Myrtle Point. Karen Olsen will teach the basics of contra dance [...]


Wednesday January 7 2015

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