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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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Missing Person Alert – Coos


Monday April 17 2017

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South Slough Summer Science Camps

Summer is coming and so are South Slough Summer Science Camps. These camps offer hands-on activities in the estuary with a focus on natural history and outdoor exploration. Campers bring their own lunch, but a snack is provided during the day. These camps are designed to fit the abilities and interests of [...]


Monday April 17 2017

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Ailey’s Bowling Fundraiser At North Bend Lanes

  Let’s go bowling! On Saturday, April 15th, it’s a cosmic bowling fundraiser for Ailey Barich, who qualified to attend state, level three gymnastics. There will be two sessions: from 3 to 4:30pm or 5 to 6:30pm. The cost is $7 per session and all funds raised will go to support Ailey’s travel expenses and the [...]


Friday April 14 2017

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Coos Health And Wellness Environmental Health Program

Did you know that Coos Health and Wellness employs three Environmental Health Specialists? EHS is synonymous with restaurant inspector, pool inspector or health inspector. In a typical Coos County year: 700 restaurant inspections are performed; 40 pool inspections are made; 115 inspections of food services are made at community events like street festivals and farmer’s [...]


Friday April 14 2017

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Regulators Seek To Close Fall Chinook Fisheries Off South Coast

Commercial and recreational salmon seasons will see a complete closure on the southern Oregon coast if the Pacific Fisheries Management Council recommendation is approved. That after biologists predicted low fish return forecasts. The PFMC recommended closing the ocean commercial salmon season south of Florence to Crescent City California. The recreational salmon seasons will also be [...]


Thursday April 13 2017

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Update On Scottsburg Bridge Closure

  Highway 38 is closed at the Scottsburg Bridge. On Wednesday April 12th at 4pm, Oregon State Police responded to the report of a commercial vehicle crash on the bridge. The CMV was hauling empty wooden pallets and crashed through a bridge railing, trapping the driver, 26-year-old Sergi Borodin from Seattle, in the cab. Borodin was [...]


Thursday April 13 2017

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My Fair Lady At The Liberty Theatre

The Liberty Theatre, home of Little Theatre on the Bay, announces My Fair Lady onstage in North Bend. Performance dates are April 14th through 30th Friday and Saturday at 7pm, Sunday at 2pm. Ticket prices are $11.00 for children and seniors, $13.00 for adults. There will be a special wine tasting benefit on April 20th [...]


Thursday April 13 2017

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Meth Seizure The Largest In Coos County History

Oregon State Police conducted a traffic stop on a passenger car for several traffic infractions near the McCullough Bridge on Highway 101, March 15th. Several indications of drug trafficking were noted. Coquille Tribal Police Officer Robert Scoville and his drug detection canine “Ben” were summoned to the scene. An initial search of the vehicle did [...]


Thursday April 13 2017

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South Coast Development Council Searching For Executive Director

[ May 5, 2017; 5:00 PM; ] The South Coast Development Council, Incorporated is looking for a motivated Executive Director. The SCDC is a non-profit organization with a mission “to promote and support businesses that provide quality jobs through responsible development on Oregon’s South Coast.”   The Executive Director will lead the economic growth and development efforts by working with the SCDC Board [...]


Tuesday April 11 2017

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