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COOS BAY — The Southwestern Oregon Community College Foundation congratulates its 2020-21 scholarship recipients. Thanks to generous donors, the organization awarded 107 scholarships totaling more than $160,000 for students attending Southwestern for the upcoming academic year.

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COOS COUNTY — Reopening school in the fall has been a “moving target,” North Bend School District Superintendent Kevin Bogatin said.

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COOS BAY — The Coos Bay School District plans to reopen this fall with a hybrid schedule. The new schedule is in an effort to reduce the number of students in the classroom and follow Oregon guidelines for reopening schools. 

COOS BAY — Columbia Pacific Maritime will offer three no-cost, no-obligation informational seminars about maritime employment opportunities and how to get your career started in the industry.

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SOUTH COAST — Schools are making plans to protect students and staff from the ongoing pandemic while also keeping buildings clean before starting the new school year.

SOUTH COAST — While some national leaders have said they want all students to be back in school buildings this fall, Oregon is giving its schools a choice of three options.

MILL CITY — Oregon Connections Academy, the state’s longest-running tuition-free online public charter school, recently honored nearly 500 seniors with a virtual graduation ceremony. Several of those graduates are from Oregon’s South Coast.

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COOS BAY — Southwestern Oregon Community College fall term courses will start on Monday, Sept. 14. The college is taking steps to begin fall term two weeks early to better serve its students during the COVID-19 situation.

SOUTH COAST — School districts along the South Coast are making plans to reopen in the fall under the state’s new guidelines.

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COOS BAY — Southwestern Oregon Community College is offering free GED and Adult Basic Education classes online summer term. These classes prepare individuals to take the GED exam and update skills to enroll in college or career training programs. Students enrolled in these classes can build …

NORTH BEND — “A drive-through graduation” is how Principal Darrell Johnston described Friday’s non-traditional event, where 165 students drove up to get their diploma.

SOUTH COAST — “I’m putting on my happy face and am excited for students,” said Superintendent Tim Sweeney as the Coquille School District gets ready for its Class of 2020 graduation.

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Oregon Shores is launching its first ever coastwide bioblitz—The CoastWatch Fall Challenge. This challenge is an Oregon coast community science effort to motivate the public to learn about the coast's animals, plants, and algae through October 2. From the Winchuck River in Curry County on th…

Virtuoso cellist, composer and arranger from Cork, Ireland, Ilse de Ziah, will be performing in Coos Bay for the first time on Thursday, September 29. Sponsored by the Coastal Celtic Society, the concert begins at 7 p.m. at The Black Market Gourmet, 495 Central Avenue, Coos Bay. Tickets are …

You may have noticed prices at local gasoline stations increased significantly over the past weekend. In some areas, the prices rose between 25 cents to 50 cents per gallon.

On Wednesday, September 28th, the City of Coos Bay’s Water Quality Collections crew will be repairing the sanitary sewer main in the 700 block of Hemlock Avenue.

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One time, Ronny Calhoun found three gold teeth from the late 1700s. Another time, a Chinese coin dated in the late 1600s. His wife, Tiffany, once found a Civil War suspender clip and musket ball from the 1700s.

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A new report finds the semiconductor industry expansion presents Oregon with an 'extraordinary opportunity' to intentionally create jobs and investment the state needs to emerge from the pandemic with a stronger, more deliberately equitable economy.

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Independent gubernatorial candidate Betsy Johnson and her supporters have delivered 48,214 signatures to the Oregon Secretary of State’s office in an effort to qualify her for the November General Election.

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As monkeypox cases continue to climb in Oregon, the state is working to control the outbreak before it becomes a statewide pandemic.

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Understanding how your take home pay compares with others in your field, or someone in a different career, is vitally important. It can inform you about how your work is being valued, and whether you may want to pursue more lucrative career options in the future.

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An injured Guadalupe fur seal is on the road to recovery thanks to the collaborative efforts of the Oregon Coast Aquarium (OCAq), the Marine Mammal Stranding Network (MMSN), and SeaLife Response, Rehabilitation, and Research (SR³).