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Maritime Art Exhibition Opens At Coos Art Museum

[ July 9, 2016; 5:00 PM; 5:00 PM; 5:00 PM; ] The Coos Art Museum will open its 23rd Annual Maritime Art Exhibition in the first floor Maggie Karl Gallery on July 9th. The juried exhibition displays maritime-themed artwork by artists from across the country. Seventy-six works by forty-four of the nation’s leading maritime artists are in a variety of media including: oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel [...]

Drug Take Back

Drop Off Unwanted Medications For Disposal June 18th

Drop off any unwanted or unused prescription or over-the-counter medications for safe disposal on Saturday, June 18th. This anonymous drop off program is being provided by Bay Area Hospital and the North Bend Medical Center, in sponsorship with the Coos Bay and North Bend Police Departments and the Drug Enforcement Administration. Bring medications to be [...]

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Oregon Triple A Reveals Top Driving Distractions

AAA reveals the top driving distractions as the “100 Deadliest Days” continue. Over the past five years, more than 5,000 people have been killed in crashes during the period from Memorial Day to Labor Day. As the summer driving season begins, Triple A of Oregon reports that nearly 60 percent of crashes involve distractions behind [...]

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Organization Seeking Host Families For Exchange Students

The ASSE International Student Exchange Programs, in cooperation with community high schools, is looking for local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries including Norway, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Japan and others. ASSE students are enthusiastic and excited to experience American culture while they practice [...]

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Library Offers Fine Forgiveness For Food Donations

From now through June 17th, the Coos Bay Library is offering Food For Fines. Anyone who has overdue books, DVDs and CDs, can return them to the library and fines will be forgiven–with the donation of food. A can or box of non-perishable food equals one dollar in fine forgiveness. Food items must weigh at [...]