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Coos County Master Gardeners Tomato-Rama Plant Sale

[ May 14, 2016; 10:00 AM; ] Members of the Coos County Master Gardeners Association will hold their plant sale at Pony Village Mall on Saturday, May 14th from 10am to 5pm and Sunday, May 15th from 11am to 4pm. The sale will feature a wide assortment of locally grown tomato plants, including many heirloom varieties. Thousands of vegetable, herb, fruit and [...]


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$16 Million Southwestern Building Closer To Goal

Bay Area Hospital, guided by its Board of Directors and local physicians affiliated with Southwest Oregon Independent Practice Association, (or DOCS), have joined together and announced their support and investment in the construction of a Health and Science Technology Building at the college. The action follows a challenge by Bay Area Hospital to the medical [...]


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ODFW Hosts Town Hall Meetings On 2017 Budget

[ May 4, 2016; 7:00 PM; 7:00 PM; 7:00 PM; 7:00 PM; 7:00 PM; 7:00 PM; ] The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is hosting a series of town hall meetings this month to gather public input on the proposed 2017-2019 budget. The budget will be presented for review and comments at the meetings listed below. All meetings will be held from 7 to 8:30pm. No major changes to the budget [...]


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Forestry Professionals Meeting In North Bend

Many of Oregon’s forestry professionals will gather in Coos Bay April 27th through the 29th for the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Oregon Society of American Foresters. OSAF members include over 900 field foresters, administrators, researchers and educators, who manage over 29 million acres of public and private forests throughout the state.   The theme of the [...]


Early morning apartment fire in North Bend

At 12:37 am this morning, the North Bend Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire behind the Ashworth’s Market at 1585 Sherman Avenue in North Bend, Oregon. The first engine arrived one minute later at 12:38 and reported heavy smoke from a third story apartment located above the market. A “general alarm” was [...]