Public Service Announcements

Free Tax Help Starts February 1st

Starting on Wednesday, February 1st, the AARP Foundation will provide free tax help and preparation for federal and state taxes for those of all ages with low to moderate incomes. Help will be available through April 15th without appointment at four locations on the southern Oregon coast and at a fifth location by appointment only. [...]


Monday January 16 2017

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Grant Crim Chosen As One Of Four Relay For Life Heroes Of Hope

Grant Crim of Coquille has been chosen as one of the four American Cancer Society’s Heroes of Hope, representing the United States for the Relay For Life globally. Grant and Alexis Morgan are two of the youngest global Heroes of Hope and have accomplished so much. There are only 4 Heroes of Hope representatives in [...]


Friday January 13 2017

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Coos Health And Wellness Winter Weather Tips

Protect yourself in winter weather. Coos Health and Wellness offers a few tips to consider:   * Stay updated on weather conditions. Listen to local media or a NOAA weather radio. Keep an emergency kit on hand.   * Use lights for heat if the furnace goes out. Don’t use gas cooking stoves. Use FoodSafety.gov food charts to help you [...]


Thursday January 12 2017

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Fundraiser For Coos Pregnancy Resource Center

[ February 25, 2017; 4:30 PM; ] A big fundraising event is on February 25th in North Bend. The Coos County Pregnancy Resource Center invites everyone to their annual fundraising banquet at the Community Center. It's a delicious complimentary buffet-style dinner, featuring cod or pork tenderloin as entrees and much more. Reservations are required by calling 267-5204. Seating will start at 4:30pm [...]


Wednesday January 11 2017

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Mandatory Masking Policy At Bay Area Hospital

The South Coast region has seen a significant increase in influenza and flu-like illnesses. Therefore, Bay Area Hospital is implementing theri mandatory masking requirement. They have posted signs and are providing masks at all major entrances to the hospital. Non-immunized volunteers, physicians, contractors and the public will be required to wear a mask in all [...]


Friday January 6 2017

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Dance At Bay Area Senior Center

The South Coast Folk Society will hold their monthly First Saturday contra dance on January 7th at the Bay Area Senior Activity Center. It starts at 7pm at 886 South Fourth Street (at Ingersoll) in Coos Bay. No experience or partner is needed to enjoy contra dancing, a traditional American style of social dancing to [...]


Friday January 6 2017

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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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