COOS BAY – All Southwestern Oregon Community College credit courses will be online for spring term. To better serve its students during the COVID-19 situation, Southwestern is providing the following fee relief for spring term:

COOS BAY — Sam Mazur, a Gold Beach High School senior, took home the Best of Show award at VISION 2020. The annual high school art competition is underwritten by the Southwestern Oregon Community College Foundation. Mazur's submission, an oil titled “Sam Flowers” won her a two-year tuition w…

COOS BAY — The Zonta Club of the Coos Bay Area is offering, 10 scholarships totaling over $26,000 in 2020. Application, scholarship descriptions and criteria are available on the club’s Facebook page and website Application deadlines is April 1, 2020.

Dozens of students from around Coos County walked away this past month with a number of scholarship awards after participating in the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ annual essay contests.

Southwestern Oregon Community College students who have excelled during fall term were honored by placement on the college’s dean’s, honor roll and academic excellence lists.

COOS BAY — Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Laker Alumni Association honors former athletes, teams, coaches and those that have had a large impact on the school and its athletic program. One team and three individuals covering a wide range of Laker history will make up the Southwester…


This weekend, students from Southwestern Oregon Community College TRIO Talent Search and Upward Bound will participate in the 2020 National TRIO Day of Service.

COOS BAY — A free series of caregiver classes will run for six consecutive Wednesdays – March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1 and 8. Participants can choose afternoons or evenings and register for only one series.

During its February meeting, the Reedsport School Board approved an update to the language of their bullying policy, to address recording an incident without reporting it, as well as discussing their websites and student employment training.

Bandon High School Principal Sabrina Belletti has announced the students who have been named to the honor roll for the first semester of the 2019-20 school year. 

COOS BAY — The Southwestern Oregon Community College Family Center has partnered with local family focused organizations to bring a fun and easy 10-week course called “Strengthening Families” for parents and youth ages 9-12 years old. The program is set to begin Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the Boys…

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