Beginning December 7, the Coos Bay Public Library will have a limited number of DIY Felt Board Take and Makes available for parents or caregivers. The library will host an online program via Zoom Tuesday, December 14, at 6:30 p.m. to offer tips and rhymes on creating a felt board. Each kit w…
Two Coast Guard Sector North Bend service members were recently recognized with high honors for heroic actions taken in 2021 to save lives while serving along Oregon’s coast.
Putting up storm windows, checking the antifreeze in radiators, mulching delicate garden plants, pulling out raingear and heavy coats - such activity abounds as humans prepare for the deepening winter. Other animals also use a wide variety of techniques to prepare for the two main challenges…
The Coos County Board of Commissioners will be accepting applications from anyone interested in applying for a position on the Coos County Fair Board. There are two positions available with terms set to expire December 31, 2024.
With cautionary tales about Oregon’s coastal city’s running out of housing for full time residents, the city of Coos Bay is considering ways to limit how many Air BNB and vacation rentals it will allow in residential areas of the city.
Teen writers ages 12-18 are invited to a group for young writers at the Coos Bay Public Library on Thursdays, December 2, 9, and 16 from 4 - 5 p.m. Each week will include a writing prompt or game, time to write independently, and an opportunity to share work with the group. No experience is …
Thanks to Engles Furniture and the North Bend Parks & Recreation Department, those entering North Bend from the South will be greeted by a fully decorated Christmas Tree.
Jerri L. Hadley, age 71, of North Bend, passed away November 20, 2021, in North Bend. Arrangements under the direction of Nelson's Bay Area Mortuary, Coos Bay, 541 267-4216.
State health officials have expanded measures to ease staffing constraints among Oregon’s health care workforce, maintain adequate staffing through the end of the year and support health care workers.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is finalizing a revised designation of critical habitat under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) for the northern spotted owl.
Oregonians will see fees rise about 3% when they renew their vehicle tags, get a trip permit or apply for a vehicle title next year.
Welcome to the Oregon FBI’s Tech Tuesday segment. Today: Building a digital defense against job scams that promise big money-making opportunities.
October is #CybersecurityAwareness Month. During this time, the FBI reminds everyone to #BeCyberAware! In honor of this recognition, today's Tech Tuesday report will focus on a new scam that is cropping up at restaurants, at stores, and in ads across the country.
October is #CybersecurityAwareness Month. During this time, the FBI reminds everyone to #BeCyberAware! In honor of this recognition, today's Tech Tuesday report will focus on one of the most important things people can do to stay safe: Avoid the Click!
A new study of the genetic profiles of wild and hatchery coho salmon demonstrates important distinctions in how the two types of fish form mating pairs.
Each year from 2014-2018 in Oregon there were an estimated 7,000 crashes involving deer and elk causing an average of 2.2 human fatalities with over 453 people injured.
A massive fire broke out Saturday morning at an old church on Madison Street, but this time there was no panic, no rush from responding firefighters and no push to move away throngs of people who came to watch.
Amber research by the Oregon State University College of Science has produced the first definite identification of grass in fossilized tree resin from the Baltic region, home to the world’s most well-known amber deposits.
Welcome to the Oregon FBI’s Tech Tuesday segment. Today: Building a digital defense against dating scams targeting the LGBTQ+ community.
The Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training recently announced the graduation of its 126th Basic Telecommunications Class.
Starting Oct. 1, Oregonians who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will see a permanent average increase of about $36 per month, per person to their regular SNAP benefits. This permanent increase is the result of federal changes to the Thrifty Food Plan. In addition, mo…
From Sept. 18 through Oct. 3, Oregonians are participating in SOLVE’s 38th annual Beach & Riverside Cleanup in partnership with the Oregon Lottery. This volunteer event is aimed at improving the health of waterways through litter pick-up and restoration work. While this event spans three…
The special Oregon Legislative special session to redraw the state’s political districts, which includes a new sixth U.S. House seat, has ended.
The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) announce the opening of another section of the coast for all razor clam harvesting. Razor clamming is now open from Tillamook Head (south of Seaside) to the California border.
It is first time Oregon’s unemployment rate dropped below 5% since March 2020, when the rate was 3.6%. Oregon’s unemployment rate was below 5% in only two other periods since 1976 when comparable records began.
Led by Oregon State University researchers, more than three dozen scientists from around the globe have produced a guide to help nations better plan, evaluate and monitor marine protected areas set aside to safeguard ecosystems and support a healthy ocean.
Oregon’s congressional democrats have announced federal funding to help Oregon prepare for a Cascadia Subduction Zone (CSZ) earthquake and tsunami.
Welcome to the Oregon FBI’s Tech Tuesday segment. This week: building a digital defense to keep our kids safe while they surf online.
The Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition is celebrating its 50th anniversary year with a series of online talks from far-flung experts, addressing the coming challenges of the next 50 years.
Oregon’s rivers are crucial to supporting biodiversity and providing ecosystem services like clean drinking water and recreation opportunities, offering significant value to people, wildlife, and ecosystems. Yet these rivers are under increasing threat as the climate warms and our population…