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ODFW Seeks Nominees For Pacific Fishery Management Council

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is accepting nominations for a seat on the Pacific Fishery Management Council. The deadline to request nomination materials is February 13th. The three-year term begins in August. The Council manages about 119 species of groundfish, pelagic species (sardines, anchovies and mackerel) and highly migratory species (tunas, sharks and [...]


Tuesday January 31 2017

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Update: Send A Singing Valentine To That Special Person

The Gold Coast Chorus is taking reservations for singing Valentines barbershop ballads on February 14th. Call 267-7892. For only $40.00, receive a hand-made Valentines card, a long-stemmed rose and two romantic songs. They’ll be sung in person in four part a capella harmony to recipients in North Bend, Coos Bay, Bandon and Coquille. Get [...]


Monday January 30 2017

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Shots For Tots N Teens In North Bend

Coos Health and Wellness is holding an immunization clinic on Wednesday, February 8th. The Shots for Tots N Teens clinic will be available for ages 0 to 18 years of age at 1975 McPherson Street. Children without insurance qualify for free immunizations. The clinic will also accept Oregon Health Plan, Pacific Source, Blue Cross and [...]


Monday January 30 2017

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February 4th Concert To Benefit Washed Ashore

[ February 4, 2017; 7:00 PM; ] The popular trio Caught Red Handed will perform a benefit concert for Washed Ashore on Saturday night, February 4th at the Sprague Theatre in Bandon. Showtime is 7pm. The band consists of Kenny Croes on acoustic guitar, U-Bass and vocals; Bob Shaffar on dobro, fiddle and vocals; and Mike Dado on bass guitar, acoustic guitar, [...]


Friday January 27 2017

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Port Announces Two New Staff Members

The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay anticipates a boost in internal capacity with the addition of two new staff members. They boast a combined 40 years of experience and expertise in the transportation industry. On January 30th, the Port will welcome Patrick Kerr as the Director of Rail Operations and Anna Soderstrom as Chief [...]


Friday January 27 2017

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Head Start Building Wait List for 2017-18 Program Year

South Coast Head Start is currently accepting applications for wait list placement in the Head Start and Early Head Start programs offered throughout Coos and Curry counties. Openings may occur weekly and the wait list is used to fill any spots that become available. These programs are provided at no cost to families. South [...]


Thursday January 26 2017

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Relay For Life Meetings In North Bend

[ February 1, 2017; 7:00 PM; ] Join the Relay for Life and the fight against cancer. Meetings will be held on the first Wednesday of every month at the Community Health Education Center. Located in the building across the street from Bay Crest, 3950 Sherman Avenue in North Bend. The meetings are from 6 to 7pm with the first on Wednesday, [...]


Thursday January 26 2017

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Joint Emergency Response Training Exercise in February

The Oregon National Guard’s 102nd Civil Support Team (CST) is scheduled to participate in an interagency training exercise with first responders in Coos Bay February 7-9, 2017.   The City of Coos Bay would like the public to be aware of emergency response vehicles including resources from the Oregon National Guard that will be in the [...]


Tuesday January 24 2017

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South Coast ESD Announces Board Openings

The South Coast Educational Service District Board of Directors has announced there are openings on its Board of Directors for positions:   * Number 4, Zone 1-A (Curry County and the portion of Port Orford/Langlois that lies in Coos County).   * Number 1, Zone 4 (North Bend and Reedsport)   * Number 3, Zone 2 (Bandon, Coquille, [...]


Tuesday January 24 2017

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Hwy 101 Fatal Accident

  On January 20, 2017 at about 6PM, OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two vehicle collision on Highway 101 near milepost 241 (just south of Coos Bay). Emergency personnel crews arrived on scene and found an adult female deceased.   Preliminary investigation revealed a 1996 Honda Accord attempted to cross Highway 101 [...]


Saturday January 21 2017

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