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2017 Memorial Day Parade Cancelled

A local veterans’ group has usually organized and hosted the Memorial Day Parade that is held each year in downtown Coos Bay. However, due to unforeseen circumstances, this year’s Memorial Day Parade will not take place. It is expected that the Memorial Day Parade will be held once again next year.  


Wednesday May 17 2017

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Final Unofficial Election Results May 16, 2017 – Coos County

Here are the Final Unofficial Election Results for Tuesday May 16, 2017 Election in Coos County. Total Ballots Cast: 17,780. Click Here for Final Unofficial Election Results  


Wednesday May 17 2017

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May 16, 2017 ELECTION RESULTS 8:00pm

May 2017 Election Results – 8:00pm. Click Here For Results  


Tuesday May 16 2017

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Mr. MHS Fundraiser Makes Adjustments Following Discrimination Allegations

On the heels of the announcement by the organizers of the Mr. Bulldog Pageant, organizers from the Mr. MHS Pageant are in the process of making modifications of their program. Jennifer Bunnell, who has been involved with the program since 2006, said representatives from both programs met with Karen Moscon from the Office of [...]


Tuesday May 16 2017

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Safe Boating Week Starts This Weekend

Boating safety advocates are promoting safe and responsible boating, including consistent life jacket wearing, during National Safe Boating Week from May 20th to 26th. “Each year hundreds of people lose their lives in boating incidences and they may still be alive if they had been wearing a life jacket,” says Rachel Johnson, CAE, executive director [...]


Tuesday May 16 2017

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Final Day To Vote In Special District Election

  This is the final day to vote in the Special District Election. Ballots must be received by 8pm. Coos County residents will be deciding on a “Community Bill of Rights, Sustainable Energy Future” measure. If passed, it could shut down the proposed Jordon Cove LNG Facility, but seeks to put the power of decisions in [...]


Tuesday May 16 2017

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Allegations Force Organizers to Shut Down Mr. Bulldog Program

Organizers of the Mr. Bulldog pageant in North Bend that raises funds for the Children’s Miracle Network, say they are shutting the program down.  In a release on social media today, the announcement cited an anonymous complaint to the state Department of Education of “discrimination” forcing the decision.  To date, the program has raised just [...]


Monday May 15 2017

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Temporary Road And Parking Lot Closures At South Jetty

Part of the road and two parking areas in the South Jetty area near Florence will be temporarily closed for maintenance on May 19th and 20th. The parking lot at the South Jetty #6 crab dock and Sand Dunes Road, north of the South Jetty #7 parking area will be closed to vehicles while workers [...]


Monday May 15 2017

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Free Orson Welles Film At Coos Bay Library

[ May 21, 2017; 4:00 PM; ] The Film Noir series at the Coos Bay Library continues on Sunday, May 21st at 4pm. A complex mystery, Orson Welle's “The Lady from Shanghai” is this month’s feature.   Michael O'Hara hires on as a crew member of Arthur Bannister's yacht. They pick up Grisby, Bannister's law partner. Bannister has a wife, Rosalie, who [...]


Saturday May 13 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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