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Aquarium Will Bring Oceans Of Fun To South Coast Schools

Elementary schools in Coos Bay, Reedsport and Bandon will be fascinated by marine science when the Oregon Coast Aquarium arrives February 6th through the 10th. The Aquarium’s outreach programs make coastal and ocean education accessible to kids who may not have an opportunity to explore the Oregon coast.   The Aquarium is deploying its outreach team across [...]


Wednesday February 1 2017

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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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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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Power Outages In Coos Bay And Coquille

Pacific Power reports there are power outages in Coquille and Coos Bay. Crews are on scene right now and repairs are underway. The time of restoration is not known and the cause is under investigation. As of 7:45am on Wednesday, approximately 882 customers are without power, down from 1,547 earlier this morning. More details as [...]


Wednesday January 18 2017

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High Surf Advisory And High Wind Warning Late Tuesday

A High Surf Advisory will go into effect at 10pm Tuesday, January 17th through to 4pm on Wednesday. The National Weather Service reports average breaker heights 23 to 28 feet. Lowest in the vicinity of Brookings; Highest from Gold Beach to Bandon. While the entire area is expected to be impacted, waves pose the greatest [...]


Tuesday January 17 2017

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Update: Man And Son Swept Out To Sea In Curry County

UPDATE: The Coast Guard has suspended its search at 11:51 a.m. today, for a 31-year-old father and 3-year-old son from the Eugene area, who were swept out to sea from a Boice Cope County Park beach, 4 miles north of Cape Blanco on Sunday.   The adult male and his three year old son have not been [...]


Monday January 16 2017

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