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Liberty Theatre Receives Grant From Arts Commission

The Liberty Theatre has received a $1,340 grant to help pay for some operating costs. In 2015, the Oregon Arts Commission established a two-year program to provide operating support for art-based local organizations that have an annual operating budget of less than $150,000. The grants support the core operation of small not-for-profit arts organizations. Applicants [...]


Monday February 20 2017

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Grants Pass Man Stabbed In Myrtle Point

Coos County Sheriff’s office received a 911 call that a stabbing had occurred in Myrtle Point around 2:00 AM this morning. Upon arrival they found 21-year-old Austin Dale Martin had been stabbed in the chest an arm. Martin was taken to Coquille Valley Hospital and then transferred to River Bend Hospital in Eugene. Police allegedly [...]


Saturday February 18 2017

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42nd Annual Spaghetti Feed To Benefit Community

[ March 4, 2017; 3:00 PM; ] Everyone is invited to feast on delicious spaghetti hosted by the Hauser Rural Fire Department. It's Saturday, March 4th from 3 to 7pm at North Bay Elementary School, 93670 Viking Lane in North Bend. It's the 42nd Annual Spaghetti Feed to support the community and to benefit the Fire Department. Only $7.00 for adults, $4.00 [...]


Friday February 17 2017

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Hydrologic Outlook For Weekend

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Potential Outlook for significant rises on rivers and streams in Coos, Curry, Douglas and Josephine counties. Rain that fell overnight and yesterday is bringing rises to rivers and streams today. Light to moderate rain will continue through the weekend but no flooding is expected. Another period of [...]


Friday February 17 2017

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Simon Play The Odd Couple Presented By Logos Players

[ March 17, 2017; 6:00 PM; ] The Logos Players present their next dinner theater production: Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple (Female Version). Friday and Saturday dinner theaters will be held March 17th, 18th, 24th and 25h with dinner at 6pm followed by the show at 7pm. Dinner shows are $15 in advance or $18 at the door. Sunday matinees (with no [...]


Thursday February 16 2017

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First Tuesday Talks Features Fred Leeson At Coos History Museum

[ March 7, 2017; 6:30 PM; ] Early in the 20th Century, the world's richest man decided to spend his fortune building public libraries. He erected more than 2500, in Coos Bay and many others in Oregon. Learn what motivated him and why he choose libraries as the target of his philanthropy. Fred Leeson is an author and journalist who spent 35 [...]


Thursday February 16 2017

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FERC Approves LNG Project For Permitting Process

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has given the Jordan Cove Energy Export Project to move through the federal permitting process.   Last week, Boost Southwest Oregon posted a release from Jordan Cove that its pre-filing application was approved.  Part of the project includes siting a liquefied natural gas export facility on Coos Bay’s North Spit and [...]


Wednesday February 15 2017

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Second Annual Teddy Bear Toss To Benefit Kids Hope Center

A Southwestern Oregon Community College Basketball Game will also benefit the Kid’s Hope Center. SWOCC’s Junior Chamber of Commerce along with the schools Associated Student Government is holding its second annual “Teddy Bear Toss” to benefit the Kid’s Hope Center and the Pediatric Unit at the Bay Area Hospital. The Teddy Bear Toss will be [...]


Wednesday February 15 2017

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Free Oceanography Seminar In Charleston

[ February 18, 2017; 9:00 AM; ] The Shoreline Education for Awareness is hosting a seminar on Oceanography on Saturday, February 18th from 9am to 12 Noon at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology Boathouse auditorium, at Boat Basin Road in Charleston. Dr. Allen Shanks, Professor of Marine Biology at OIMB, will give a presentation on ocean dynamics and how oceans influence [...]


Wednesday February 15 2017

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Two Men Safely Rescued From Cave By Coast Guard

Crews with the Coast Guard rescued two men who found themselves stranded inside a cave south of Yachats on Tuesday night. Watch standers in North Bend received the report of the stranded men from the Lincoln County Fire Department who requested assistance from the Coast Guard when one man fell in the water. The other [...]


Wednesday February 15 2017

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