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2016 BACC 3A SIGN

Download and Display 3A Tournament Welcome Sign

Follow the link to download, print and then display a Welcome Sign for the OSAA 3A State Basketball Tournament held right here in our Bay Area over the next several days! Download Here


Wednesday March 2 2016

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Leaven No Trace Needs Volunteers

Cleaning up trash in Coos County. Picking up used tires, bags of trash and more is what ‘Leaven No Trace’ is doing to beautify the area. But volunteers are needed. Call Ray Block at 404-9734 to learn how to help gather discarded car parts, furniture, recyclables and assorted trash.   So far, Ray has removed 16 tons [...]


Wednesday March 2 2016

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Application Deadline For Oregon Promise Is March 1st

The Oregon Promise provides grants to new high school and GED recipients who will begin community college classes this Fall. To qualify, students must finish their GED between March 1st and August 30th. Students must enroll in community college by Fall of 2016 and be enrolled at least half time (6 or more credit hours) [...]


Tuesday March 1 2016

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Landslide Affects Travel On Highway 101 North Of Florence

The Oregon Department of Transportation reports there is a closure on Highway 101, approximately eleven miles north of Florence. As of late Sunday night, ODOT reports that a landslide occurred, affecting north and southbound lanes and to use an alternate route. Details at trip check.com.  


Monday February 29 2016

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Coquille Chocolate Fantasy Awards Banquet

Every year, Coquille awards outstanding volunteers, businesses and other special people at an awards banquet hosted by the Coquille Chamber of Commerce. At this year’s Chocolate Fantasy Awards Banquet, February 27th at the Coquille Community Center at 6pm, Chamber awards will be given for Volunteer, Citizen and Business of the Year and a special youth [...]


Friday February 26 2016

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Meeting To Discuss Coquille Valley Wildlife Plan

Staff with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will share a draft management plan for the new Coquille Valley Wildlife Area on Wednesday, March 2nd at the Owens Building, 201 North Adams Street, Coquille from 7 to 8pm. The five-year plan will guide management actions on the 580-acre wildlife area. The draft plan calls [...]


Friday February 26 2016

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IRS Urges To Choose Tax Preparers Wisely

Many Oregonians choose to seek assistance in preparing their taxes. The Oregon Department of Revenue urges residents to choose tax return preparers wisely. The DOR states that taxpayers are responsible for information on income tax returns, no matter who prepares your return. Here are tips to keep in mind when choosing a tax preparer:   1. [...]


Friday February 26 2016

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Kids Helping Kids Benefit Concert In Coos Bay

[ March 12, 2016; 2:00 PM; ] A concert is being held to raise awareness and funds to help youths in the community. In the 2014-2015 school year, there were 285 homeless students in the Coos Bay school district. 42% of those were unaccompanied youth, with no family help. For the current school year, that number is already over 300 and rising. [...]


Wednesday February 24 2016

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Oregon Coast Music Association Announces “Harmonicas in the Schools”

[ March 2, 2016; 6:30 PM; 6:30 PM; ] Gary Allegretto planted the seed last year, when the 4th graders of Coos County were each given a Hohner harmonica and taught how to play. With remaining funds from the Oregon Community Foundation, Banner Bank and the Coos Bay Lions, which provided “Harmonicas in the Schools” last Spring, the OCMA has enlisted Tommy Hogan to [...]


Tuesday February 23 2016

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Audit Finds Transition Services For Women Lacking

An audit released by the Oregon Secretary of State finds that transition services for female youth in state custody lag behind those available to males. While a transition program for young women exists as a pilot program, funding for the female-centered services are allocated only through mid-2017 and the program’s future is in question if [...]


Monday February 22 2016

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