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Bear Claw Run To Raise Awareness Of Pancreatic Cancer

[ June 3, 2017; 8:00 AM; 8:00 AM; 8:00 AM; 8:00 AM; 8:00 AM; ] The annual Bear Claw’s 5K Walk, Jog, or Run will be hosted by Southwestern Oregon Community College's Junior Chamber of Commerce Club on Saturday, June 3rd. Registration and health fair begin at 8am--the 5k starts at 9. It will be held on the Coos campus at 1988 Newmark Avenue. Students, faculty and the public will [...]


Wednesday May 24 2017

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Learn More About Cascadia Subduction Zone

The Coos Bay Fire Department and Coos County Emergency Management are offering the chance for the public to learn more about the Cascadia Subduction Zone. The training will be presented at the Coos Bay Fire Department, 450 Elrod Avenue, Coos Bay on May 26th from 6 to 8pm.   The class will give an overview, explain [...]


Wednesday May 24 2017

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Museum Will Host 2nd Annual Fermentation Day

The Coos History Museum will host an event on Saturday, May 27th, featuring food writer Jennifer B. Bright, Blazing Bulldogs from North Bend High School, BDI catering, Seven Devils Brewery and Tara Whittsit of Fermentation on Wheels. This free food event will be held from 1 to 4pm at the Museum on North Front [...]


Tuesday May 23 2017

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Walk And Talk With a Doc At Mingus Park

[ May 20, 2017; 9:00 AM; 9:00 AM; ] The Coos County Women’s Health Coalition is hosting 'Walk and Talk With A Doc' Saturday, May 20th. This free walk is open to everyone. Sponsored by the Zonta Club of the Coos Bay Area, the Coos County Women’s Health Coalition, Southwestern Oregon Community College, Bay Area Hospital and the South Coast Striders. Registration is at [...]


Saturday May 13 2017

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Veterans Town Hall Meeting In North Bend

[ May 18, 2017; 5:00 PM; ] For all veterans, their family members and stakeholders: The Roseburg VA Healthcare System has scheduled a Town Hall in North Bend on Thursday, May 18th. it will start at 5pm at the American Legion Post 34, 1421 Airport Way. For anyone who is not able to attend in person, you can attend via Facebook Live. [...]


Saturday May 13 2017

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Chinook Salmon Release At Blossum Gulch

The city of Coos Bay, together with associates from CH2M and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, will release approximately 250,000 juvenile Chinook salmon into Blossum Gulch creek on May 15th at 9:30am. This is an annual event which began in 1998. The program allows the juvenile salmon to live in Blossom Creek [...]


Saturday May 13 2017

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Walk A Mile In Her Shoes To Benefit Womens Safety And Resource Center

[ May 24, 2017; 12:00 PM; ]   On Wednesday, May 24th, Southwestern Oregon Community College will host “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes". The International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault and Gender Violence is co-sponsored by The Zonta Club of the Coos Bay area and benefits the Women’s Safety and Resource Center, raising awareness of rape, sexual assault and gender [...]


Thursday May 11 2017

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Emergency Response Drill On Southwestern Campus

The Emergency Management Team at Southwestern Oregon Community College will be conducting a campus-wide emergency response drill on Thursday, May 11th. This drill will simulate a violent intruder or active shooter event. The response drill will start at 9am, lasting approximately 20 minutes. None of the drill activities will affect the public.   Campus security and several [...]


Wednesday May 10 2017

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21st Annual Kiwanis Doernbecher Bicycle Tour

[ May 20, 2017; 8:00 AM; ] Kiwanis clubs from Coqille, Florence, Bandon and the Bay area are teaming up to sponsor the annual Kiwanis Doernbecher Memorial Bicycle Tour on Saturday, May 20th at Sturdivant Park in Coquille. The Kiwanis Doernbecher Children’s Cancer Program is a non-profit organization that raises money for advanced cancer treatment and research through activities and events [...]


Tuesday April 18 2017

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Coquille Man Convicted of Raping female Family Member

A Coquille man faces a minimum 25 years in prison on 3 separate charges of taping, sexually abusing and sodomizing an 11-year-old female family member. 44-year old Frank Wayne Noakes of Coquille was found guilty of first degree rape, sodomy, sexual abuse and sexual penetration. District Attorney Paul Frasier said because the victim was under [...]


Wednesday April 5 2017

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