Public Service Announcements

Computer Science Program For Girls In Coos Bay

A free program for girls will start January 17th in Coos Bay. ‘Girls Who Code’ is free to attend for girls in grades 6th through 12th. It will meet weekly at the Coos Bay Work Source office, 990 South Second Street. Girls Who Code was founded with a single mission: to close the [...]


Thursday January 5 2017

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Meet Oregon Author Willy Vlautin January 26th In Coos Bay

[ January 26, 2017; 7:00 PM; 7:00 PM; 7:00 PM; 7:00 PM; 7:00 PM; ] An Oregon author who has published four novels. His first, Motel Life, was adapted into a film starring Kris Kristofferson and Dakota Fanning in 2007. Meet Willy Vlautin at the Coos Bay Library on Thursday, January 26th at 7pm. Vlautin's other novels, Northline in 2008; Lean on Pete in 2010 (soon to be a motion [...]


Wednesday January 4 2017

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Discarded Christmas Trees To Be Picked Up In North Bend

On Saturday, January 7th and Saturday, January 14th, North Bend firefighters will be retrieving discarded Christmas trees that are placed on the sidewalks in front of homes in the city. The effort is a voluntary fund raiser designed to benefit several causes in our community. In addition to removing potential fire hazards of dry Christmas [...]


Friday December 30 2016

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Final Weekend For Whale Watching

Gray whales moving along the Oregon coast headed south to their winter feeding grounds off Baja California, Mexico. Trained volunteers are ready to help you spot the migrating whales during the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department annual winter Whale Watching Week, now through December 31st. Volunteers are stationed at 24 sites, from 10 to 1pm [...]


Friday December 30 2016

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Free Job Fair To Be Held In Coos Bay

[ January 18, 2017; 1:00 PM; ] A Job Fair will be held at the Coos Bay Library on Wednesday, January 18th. From 1 to 4pm, job seekers are invited to the library’s Myrtlewood Room. This job fair will be an excellent opportunity for job seekers to make connections with local employers and staffing agencies. This is a FREE event for employers [...]


Friday December 30 2016

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Free Fishing And Crabbing To Start New Year

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife wants to help anglers celebrate the new year with a free fishing weekend on December 31st and January 1st. This Saturday and Sunday, fishing, crabbing and clamming in Oregon will be free. That means no licenses, tags or endorsements are needed on those days. While many might not [...]


Friday December 30 2016

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Class For Lovers Of Chocolate In Myrtle Point

[ January 14, 2017; 10:00 AM; ] The Coos County OSU Master Food Preserver volunteers will get you in the mood for Valentine's Day as they present a chocolate tasting class. It's called The Sweet Seduction of Chocolate, on Saturday, January 14th from 10am to 2pm. Taught by Registered Dietitian Stephanie Polizzi and MFP volunteers, the class will cover the history of [...]


Wednesday December 28 2016

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Detour In Effect At Siltcoos Beach To Protect Shore Birds

A new seasonal detour is now in place for ATV riders at Siltcoos Beach, south of Florence, to protect the winter habitat of western snowy plover. From now through March 14th, riders are being directed to the beach by way of the newly constructed Breach North OHV Trail, 600 feet north of the traditional access [...]


Wednesday December 28 2016

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Auditions For Fiddler On The Roof Junior

New Artists Productions will be conducting auditions for their spring production, Fiddler on the Roof Junior on Sunday and Monday, January 15th and 16th at the Sprague Community Theater. Auditions will be held from 1:30 to 4pm on January 15th…..and from 6:30 to 8pm on January 16th. This classic musical is set in the [...]


Tuesday December 27 2016

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Free Discussion About Seafood and Fishing in Oregon

[ January 21, 2017; 5:30 PM; 5:30 PM; 5:30 PM; 5:30 PM; 5:30 PM; ] Sometimes finding truly local seafood can be difficult along the Oregon coast. A discussion about some of the challenges regarding seafood is the focus of “Fish Tales: Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon,” a free conversation with Jennifer Burns Bright on Saturday, January 21st from 5:30 to 7pm at the Coos History Museum.   Jennifer Burns [...]


Tuesday December 27 2016

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