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Master Gardener Training Sign-Up Deadline Extended

[ December 31, 2014 5:00 PM to January 11, 2015 2:00 PM. ] There is still time to apply for the Coos County Master Gardener training, which begins in January. Because the training class is not yet full, the deadline has been extended to Wednesday, December 31st at 5pm. The Oregon State University extension Service Master Gardener training is held just once a year, from January through mid-March. [...]


Saturday December 20 2014

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AARP Tax-Aide Seeking Volunteers

This year, the AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. It is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention to the older population. You do not need to be a member of AARP [...]


Saturday December 20 2014

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Single Lane Restrictions On Siuslaw River Bridge in Florence

A bridge maintenance project will result in daytime lane restrictions on Highway 101 at the Siuslaw River Bridge in Florence starting December 15h. This project is scheduled to continue through Thursday, December 18th. Travel across the bridge will be restricted to a single lane and controlled by flaggers between 9am and 3pm. During that time, [...]


Monday December 15 2014

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OSP: Fatal Traffic Crash On Highway 42

Oregon State Police are continuing the investigation into Thursday afternoons fatal motor vehicle crash on highway 42, 10 miles east of Coos Bay. Preliminary investigation indicates that a black, 1996 BMW coupe, was westbound on highway 42 when for unknown reasons it crossed the center line and collided head-on with a 2004 Chevrolet Venture van. [...]


Thursday December 11 2014

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FERC Meeting To Be Held At Southwestern

Southwestern Oregon Community College is hosting a meeting to allow for comments from the public regarding the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s draft environmental impact statement for the Jordan Cove Energy Project and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline. The meeting is free and open to all members of the community. It will be held on Monday, December [...]


Monday December 8 2014

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CDABA Hosts 53rd Holiday Bazaar In Reedsport

[ December 5, 2014; 5:00 PM; ] The Coastal Douglas Arts and Business Alliance, a local non-profit organization, announces fun contests and events that will be taking place during its 53rd Annual Holiday Bazaar. First up is the contest for the Nicest Displayed Space by the vendors. This Holiday Bazaar features Art, Crafts, Food, Gifts, and Collectables of the Handcrafted, [...]


Thursday November 20 2014

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Concealed Handgun License System Not Available Nov. 13th

The Coos County Sheriff’s office has announced that on Thursday, November 13th, the concealed handgun licensing system will be upgraded and unavailable to the public. This is being done in conjunction with Dynamic Imaging and Coos County Information Technology. The entire system (computer, camera, signature pad and printer) will be upgraded, therefore, no concealed handgun [...]


Tuesday November 11 2014

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BOBDA Offers Black And White Dance

The Bandon Oregon Ballroom Dance Association is throwing a dance on Saturday, November 29th. It’s an event for the whole community and for ballroom dancers. The dance starts at 7:30. The evening’s music will be suitable for free style dancing as well as the ballroom smooth dances, such as Waltz and Fox Trot. [...]


Monday November 10 2014

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Whale Watching

Whale Watching Volunteer Training

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is seeking volunteers to help the public spot whales as part of its Whale Watching Spoken Here program.   The program places trained volunteers at 24 whale-watching sites along the Oregon coast each year during winter and spring watch weeks, when Gray whales migrate to and from Alaska. This year, the [...]


Friday November 7 2014

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Applications Being Accepted For New ODF+W Director

Applications are now being accepted for a new director for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. The ODF+W Commission is conducting a national search to fill the agency’s top position. “We’re looking for an exceptional leader for the department,” said Commission Chair Bobby Levy. “ODFW’s wide-ranging responsibilities touch so many people–the next [...]


Friday November 7 2014

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