Public Service Announcements

Antique Swap Meet August 12th

There will be a Community Swap Meet in Port Orford on Saturday, August 12th at Highway 101 and 8th Street. The selling starts at 9am with all the great items you expect plus antiques, collectibles, books and the Farmer’s Market right across the street. Sponsored by the Friends of Port Orford Library and Port Orford [...]


Tuesday August 1 2017

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Campfire Safety Tips For Summer

As we enjoy summer in Oregon, State Fire Marshal Jim Walker is cautioning all campers to heed some campfire safety guidelines:   * Keep a shovel and water nearby to extinguish any escaped embers.   * Select a site away from grasses, shrubs, overhanging branches and firewood. Existing fire pits in established campgrounds are best.   * Scrape away leaves and [...]


Tuesday August 1 2017

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Final Weekend For Shakespeare In Park

The Logos Players, in association with Dolphin Players and Liberty Theatre, announce the final weekend of Shakespeare in the Park. Under the direction of John Beane, Henry V will be performed in Mingus Park on July 29th and 30th at 3pm. Admission is free. Bring a midday feast and enjoy the Green Show at 2:30pm. [...]


Friday July 28 2017

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Volunteer Fair In North Bend

The Coos Bay Library’s first volunteer fair was so successful that they are going to do an even bigger better one. They invite everyone to the next fair, hosted by the Coos Bay Library but held off-site. This Volunteer Fair will be on Saturday, July 29th, from 1 to 4pm at the Pony Village [...]


Friday July 28 2017

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Shipwrecks Off Southern Oregon Coast

North Bend author Hannah Contino will give a free talk about her new book Shipwrecks of Curry County, which was published by Arcadia Press. Contino’s presentation will be at the North Bend Library on Saturday, July 29th at 1pm. Historically, mariners considered the Oregon coast one of the most dangerous in the world. In 1852, [...]


Friday July 28 2017

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Staying Safe In Water While Fishing, Clamming

Coos Health and Wellness advises the following tips to help everyone stay healthy when fishing, clamming or playing around in the waters of Coos Bay:   * Wash your hands with soap and clean water after playing in the water and before touching food to eat.   * Until you are done eating, avoid touching anything that was made [...]


Thursday July 27 2017

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Tuna Canning Workshop In Myrtle Point

[ August 12, 2017; 10:00 AM; 10:00 AM; ] Learn how to preserve your catch of tuna. Make sure you and your equipment are ready to can up the harvest. The Master Food Preservers of Coos County, volunteers with the Oregon State University Extension Service, will hold a tuna canning workshop on Saturday, August 12th. It will be held at the OSU Extension Office, [...]


Wednesday July 26 2017

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Wizard Of Oz Coming To Bandon In August

[ August 10, 2017; 7:00 PM; ]   “The Wizard of Oz” is coming to Bandon for 12 performances starting August 10th. Based on L. Frank Baum’s novel and the 1939 film, this musical adaption was originally produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company in London in 1987, with music by Harold Arlen and lyrics by E.Y. Harburg. Enjoy songs such as “We’re Off [...]


Tuesday July 25 2017

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Kick It With Coos Bay Area Habitat for Humanity

Everyone is invited to cheer on a favorite team at that Coos Bay area Habitat for Humanity’s second annual Kickball Tournament on Saturday, July 22nd from 10 to 3pm at Sunset Middle School (245 South Cammann Street, Coos Bay). Teams from America’s Mattress, Bay Area First Step, the Coquille Indian Tribe and Farr’s will compete [...]


Friday July 21 2017

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Make Someone Smile Week

  Hundreds of floral arrangements are being delivered during Teleflora’s Make Someone Smile Week. It’s one of the floral industry’s leading charitable projects and Coos County is one of two communities in Oregon and Southwest Washington chosen to participate in this year’s campaign. This week (July 16–21), hundreds of deserving people in Coos County are receiving [...]


Thursday July 20 2017

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