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Lecture: Using Seismology To Study Volcanoes

Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Geology Lecture Series continues with Dr. Stephen McNutt, speaking about “Shaking and Baking: Using Seismology to Study Volcanoes” at 7pm, Saturday, October 21st at the Hales Center for Performing Arts.   Seismology is used to study volcanoes in several ways. Seismic tomography, similar to medical tomography, is used to probe beneath volcanoes for [...]


Friday October 20 2017

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Open Lab At Oregon Institute Of Marine Biology

[ October 27, 2017; 11:00 AM; ] As part of the University of Oregon’s “Innovation Day,” the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology invites the public to visit their laboratories on Friday, October 27th anytime between 11am and 2pm. Learn about the world-class research conducted by scientists at the OIMB. Laboratories of the following scientists will be open:   * Richard Emlet – Ecology, functional [...]


Friday October 20 2017

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Coquille Woman Charged With Assault

  A woman from Coquille is in custody on assault charges. Deputies with the Coquille Police Department responded to Little Valley Trailer Park, 701 SE 6th Avenue, for a dispute on October 17th. Deputies were told that a male had injuries and a female was armed with a knife. When Deputies arrived they found a [...]


Friday October 20 2017

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Oregon Employment Declines For Second Month

In September, Oregon’s employment dropped by 3,800 jobs, following a revised loss of 7,000 in August. These job losses followed rapid gains during July, when a total of 42,600 jobs were added in just six months.   Recent forest fires did not have a noticeable impact on the September jobs report. The industry employment totals did not [...]


Thursday October 19 2017

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Great Oregon Shake Out

What do you do during an earthquake? October 19th at 10:19am, practice what should be done during an earthquake: Drop, Cover and Hold On. Find out how and register to participate at www.ShakeOut.org/Oregon.   Oregon’s Office of Emergency Management urges everyone to be 2 Weeks Ready for earthquakes and other disasters. The agency has developed a series [...]


Thursday October 19 2017

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Second Plant Upset in a Month

The City of Coos Bay has issued a notice to the Department of Environmental Quality after experiencing a second plant upset in a little over one month at Wastewater Treatment Plant 1 near downtown Coos Bay. The plant upset was reported by city wastewater crews today. They are now taking steps to correct [...]


Wednesday October 18 2017

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Horror/Comedy Movie Fundraiser At Egyptian

[ October 28, 2017; 7:00 PM; ]   On Saturday, October 28th at 7pm, Connect! the Boardwalks is teaming up with 7 Devils Brewing Company for a fundraiser Beer and Movie night at The Egyptian Theatre. The beneficiary will be SWOCC's Health and Science Technology Building. The horror/comedy movie is "Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein" and stars Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney and Boris [...]


Wednesday October 18 2017

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American Cancer Society’s Look Good, Feel Better

[ December 8, 2017; 1:00 PM; ] The Look Good Feel Better group workshop is a 2-hour hands-on workshop for female cancer patients. It includes a detailed description and demonstration of the 12-step skin care and makeup program. Also instruction on options relating to hair loss, including wigs (types/care), turbans and scarves, nail care.   Suggestions on clothing and ways to use flattering colors [...]


Wednesday October 18 2017

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Rabies Warning From Coos Health And Wellness

Bats are a normal part of the environment and they can naturally carry rabies. Coos Health and Wellness has referred two people to seek treatment to prevent rabies since late September. In one instance a child was found with scratches and abrasions on the hands and a story of handling a little animal. An alert [...]


Tuesday October 17 2017

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Make Sure Child Car Seats Are Properly Installed

Make sure child car seats are properly installed. The Coos County Car Seat Coalition will meet on Tuesday, October 17th from 11am to 1pm at the Coos Bay Fire Department, 450 Elrod Avenue. The Coalition is made up of firefighters, police officers, ODOT employees, hospital staff and others. This group will ensure that car seats [...]


Tuesday October 17 2017

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