September 11, 1939 – October 15, 2021
- Port looking to buy mill site for shipping terminal
- As I See It: A bath house in Bandon
- Council lifts moratorium on marijuana businesses - Maintains 1,000-foot requirement between dispensaries
- Grant to help North Bend move ahead with annex plans
- North Bend man dies in accident
- Letter: How sad
- Pirates capture Sky-Em soccer title
- Councilor looks to limit authority of NB city administrator
- The World's E-edition for 10-26-21
- Letter: Support our schools
Southwestern Oregon Community College is pleased to announce the Judith Ann Mogan Foundation has awarded the college a grant to support its Forestry/natural resources program.
The Coos Bay City Council voted unanimously to lift a moratorium on new marijuana dispensaries in the city, but stopped short of easing the restrictions about where businesses can be located.
While reading my grandfather's editorial in the July 20, 1916, Western World titled "We Need A Bath House," I thought of one of the pictures in my collection, featuring a group of people frolicking on the beach in front of Face Rock (better known as Sphinx Rock in those days). The picture is…
The Urban Renewal Agency of North Bend was awarded a $60,000 Brownfields Redevelopment Fund technical assistance grant to cover environmental costs associated with purchasing the Coos County Annex Building. In August, the agency purchased the annex and two adjacent lots for $125,000, intendi…
The League of Women Voters of Coos County is making available to the public an informational interview with North Bend School District Superintendent Kevin Bogatin regarding the district’s proposed bond measure.
Oregon State University’s Marine Mammal Institute has been awarded a $2 million grant to collect data about distribution and density of marine mammals and seabirds that will be used to inform decisions about offshore wind energy development.
Steve Munson, beloved husband and father, passed away on February 7, 2021 at the age of 93. Steve and his wife, Joanne, moved to assisted living in Idaho in 2019 to be near their son and grandsons. They lived most of their married life in the Coos Bay area. Many people knew Steve as the "Ice…
How we can take action at the state and local level to protect the health of our coast and ocean will be the subject of webinar hosted by the Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
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…
The Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area and North Spit Boat Ramp will be closed for several days in September while the Bureau of Land Management completes pavement resurfacing and painting at the sites.
Ivermectin is a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved prescription medication used to treat certain infections caused by internal and external parasites. When used as prescribed for approved indications, it is generally safe and well tolerated.
Beavers are often translocated to restore populations in areas, reduce their conflicts with humans and to take advantage of their ability to improve ecosystems.
The Washington State Department of Agriculture, Oregon Department of Agriculture and USDA’s Animal Plant Health Inspection Service found the first Asian giant hornet nest of 2021. The nest was in a rural area east of Blaine, Wash., about one-quarter mile from where a resident reported a sigh…
This fall, individuals and families across Oregon and the nation who depend on food stamp assistance will see what the Biden Administration calls a significant and permanent increase in benefits.
Enjoy lawn games from the Library of Things from the Coos Bay Public Library on Wednesday, August 25 from 1-3 p.m. at Mingus Park and Friday, August 27, from 1-3 p.m. at Sunset Middle School playfields. Ring toss, corn hole, croquet and other lawn games will be available for play. Although …
The Oregon Coast Visitors Association will be hosting its annual People’s Coast Summit in Coos Bay on October 12 and 13 with a traditional Salmon Bake dinner at the Mill Casino on October 11. The conference was slated to be held in Coos Bay in 2020 but was cancelled due to COVID-19. After 18…
In addition to being visually stunning, schools of herring, herds of wildebeest and countless other groups of organisms that act in concert can help complex ecosystems maintain their diversity and stability, new research by Oregon State University shows.
Oregon Fish and Wildlife officials released a draft conservation plan that aims to protect endangered whales and sea turtles from entanglement in Oregon’s commercial Dungeness crab fishery. In recent years, whales and sea turtles have increasingly become entangled in fishing gear in Pacific …
Fire officials discussed Oregon’s ongoing wildfire season, fire prevention and preparedness in a briefing Thursday. Leaders expressed concern of fire danger in relation to the high temperatures and drought conditions throughout the state.
Come together with thousands of Oregonians on Saturday, Sept. 25, for SOLVE’s Beach & Riverside Cleanup, in partnership with the Oregon Lottery. Volunteer registration is now live and all Oregonians, from Astoria to Brookings, Pendleton to Sunriver, are encouraged to sign up for this sta…
New research from Oregon State University Extension Service found slugs and snails are strongly attracted to bread dough, a discovery that could lead to better ways of controlling these serious pests of agriculture, nurseries and home gardens.
NORTH BEND - The North Bend Urban Renewal Agency purchased the old county annex downtown last week with the goal of revitalizing the downtown district.
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