NeighborWorks Umpqua has appointed Erica Mills as its new chief executive officer. Mills, a Douglas County resident who has served for three years as a program area director for NeighborWorks Umpqua, was offered the position after a nationwide search and interview process. She will lead the …

BANDON – Harold Sterrenberg grew up on a farm in Kentucky. His mother and sister were nurses and other family members worked in the medical field. From a young age he knew it was either the medical field, farming or the coal mines. He chose the former.

Erik White has been an artist for as long as he can remember, and for many years he and his wife have dreamed of opening their own gallery.

Wild Rivers Coast Alliance, Bandon Dunes Golf Resort and Brookings-Harbor High School are pleased to announce that Brookings-Harbor High School Class of 2021 seniors Nohemi Fernandez and Aaron Parkinson are recipients of the Jim Seeley Memorial Scholarship.

Mayor Jessica Engelke proclaimed July 29 as “North Bend High School Bowling Team Day” to honor the Bulldogs on being the first team in Oregon to compete at the U.S. High School Bowling National Championships. Engelke issued her proclamation at North Bend Lanes and followed it up with a big a…

Def Cougar Mellencamp and No Class Art will deliver a free show for the community at 7 p.m. Friday, July 9, at So It Goes Coffeehouse, 190 Central Avenue, Coos Bay. The show is free.

Graduates from all over Oregon traveled to Scio to participate in a drive-through commencement ceremony held by Willamette Connections Academy on June 12. Diana Griffin from Bandon is one of the estimated 45 graduates that make up the online public charter school’s 2021 graduating class.

The Coos Bay Area Zonta Service Foundation is proud to announce the second Patty J. Barton Memorial Scholarship is awarded to Jasmine Herrera of Coos Bay.  This is a $20,000 renewable award to be issued over qualifying terms as the requirements of performance are met.   

COOS BAY — Bandon graduate Hunter Hutton won the annual South Coast Half Marathon, part of Jennifer’s Catching Slough Classic, held Saturday near Coos Bay.

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners hosted a special presentation on June 2 during their weekly meeting at the Douglas County Courthouse. Troopers from the Oregon State Police – Fish and Wildlife Division joined the meeting and presented Douglas County Senior Deputy District Attorney A…

After more than 26 years in his “fantasy job,” John Klynman said farewell to his family at the North Bend Fire Department for the last time Saturday.

After being locked inside for 14 months due to COVID, the residents at Ocean Ridge Assisted Living received a welcome reprieve Friday during the second drive-by Mother’s Day parade.

The Zonta Club of the Coos Bay Area, through its foundation, the Coos Bay Area Zonta Service Foundation, recently awarded $15,000 to four Coos County nonprofits: $5,000 to Coos County Friends of Public Health, $5,000 to Bay Area First Step, $3,000 to the Nancy Devereux Center and $2,000 to t…

The Coos Bay Downtown Association is preparing an exciting 21st season of the farmers market opening on Cinco de Mayo, Wednesday, May 5. The market runs every Wednesday through October 27 from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. with the first hour being for senior citizens and vulnerable customers.

While serving with his Oregon Army National Guard unit based in Coos Bay during a two-week annual training at Camp Rilea in the late 1980s, Sgt. Dan McCarron knew something was wrong when a fellow Solider complained of having a terrible headache and neck pain. McCarron knew he had to do some…

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NeighborWorks Umpqua has appointed Erica Mills as its new chief executive officer. Mills, a Douglas County resident who has served for three years as a program area director for NeighborWorks Umpqua, was offered the position after a nationwide search and interview process. She will lead the …

BANDON – Harold Sterrenberg grew up on a farm in Kentucky. His mother and sister were nurses and other family members worked in the medical field. From a young age he knew it was either the medical field, farming or the coal mines. He chose the former.

Erik White has been an artist for as long as he can remember, and for many years he and his wife have dreamed of opening their own gallery.

Wild Rivers Coast Alliance, Bandon Dunes Golf Resort and Brookings-Harbor High School are pleased to announce that Brookings-Harbor High School Class of 2021 seniors Nohemi Fernandez and Aaron Parkinson are recipients of the Jim Seeley Memorial Scholarship.

Mayor Jessica Engelke proclaimed July 29 as “North Bend High School Bowling Team Day” to honor the Bulldogs on being the first team in Oregon to compete at the U.S. High School Bowling National Championships. Engelke issued her proclamation at North Bend Lanes and followed it up with a big a…

Def Cougar Mellencamp and No Class Art will deliver a free show for the community at 7 p.m. Friday, July 9, at So It Goes Coffeehouse, 190 Central Avenue, Coos Bay. The show is free.

Graduates from all over Oregon traveled to Scio to participate in a drive-through commencement ceremony held by Willamette Connections Academy on June 12. Diana Griffin from Bandon is one of the estimated 45 graduates that make up the online public charter school’s 2021 graduating class.

The Coos Bay Area Zonta Service Foundation is proud to announce the second Patty J. Barton Memorial Scholarship is awarded to Jasmine Herrera of Coos Bay.  This is a $20,000 renewable award to be issued over qualifying terms as the requirements of performance are met.   

COOS BAY — Bandon graduate Hunter Hutton won the annual South Coast Half Marathon, part of Jennifer’s Catching Slough Classic, held Saturday near Coos Bay.

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners hosted a special presentation on June 2 during their weekly meeting at the Douglas County Courthouse. Troopers from the Oregon State Police – Fish and Wildlife Division joined the meeting and presented Douglas County Senior Deputy District Attorney A…

After more than 26 years in his “fantasy job,” John Klynman said farewell to his family at the North Bend Fire Department for the last time Saturday.

After being locked inside for 14 months due to COVID, the residents at Ocean Ridge Assisted Living received a welcome reprieve Friday during the second drive-by Mother’s Day parade.

The Zonta Club of the Coos Bay Area, through its foundation, the Coos Bay Area Zonta Service Foundation, recently awarded $15,000 to four Coos County nonprofits: $5,000 to Coos County Friends of Public Health, $5,000 to Bay Area First Step, $3,000 to the Nancy Devereux Center and $2,000 to t…

The Coos Bay Downtown Association is preparing an exciting 21st season of the farmers market opening on Cinco de Mayo, Wednesday, May 5. The market runs every Wednesday through October 27 from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. with the first hour being for senior citizens and vulnerable customers.

While serving with his Oregon Army National Guard unit based in Coos Bay during a two-week annual training at Camp Rilea in the late 1980s, Sgt. Dan McCarron knew something was wrong when a fellow Solider complained of having a terrible headache and neck pain. McCarron knew he had to do some…