After an exceptional 2020 season, the Siskiyou Mountain Club is hiring interns for their 2021 Wilderness Conservation Corps, an intensive summer program that includes 47 days of field work restoring the region's most remote and spectacular backwoods trails. More information and applications …

BANDON — Bandon’s football team was thrown a curve ball just to get on the field Saturday for its season opener, with visiting Rogue River requesting the Tigers play in the nine-man format because the Chieftains have relatively few players.

Editor’s Note: With so many families depending on child care services and the challenges they are facing during the pandemic, Oregon Employment Department Economist Jessica Nelson provides us with insight into this important state industry.

The Langlois Water District will have three positions up for relection this year. Position number 3 - Janet Hubel, 4 - Warren Fitzgerald and 5 - Judy Fitzgerald. The Langlois Water District desperately needs community support and volunteers to work in these elected positions while serving yo…

Our beloved mother went to heaven at age 95, to join her husband, Rudy in heaven for Valentine’s Day, 2021. 

It’s almost Spring! Isn’t it great to go to work and come home in the daylight? All over the daffodils are blooming, grass is growing and rhododendrons are budding out. Our thoughts, normally, would turn to baseball, graduations and getting ready for visitors. This year we are looking to reo…

COOS COUNTY ─ “We’re frightened… This is our livelihood,” said Sandra Jones, owner of Coney Station, as her business struggles amid the ongoing pandemic. She, along with many other local restaurant owners, are seeing savings run out and may need to shut their doors if things don’t change.

For the 19th year, the Oregon Council on Problem Gambling dedicates March to help increase public awareness of problem gambling and the availability of prevention, treatment, and recovery services. This coincides with the National Problem Gambling Awareness Month whose campaign theme is “Awa…

Marnell Lee Benz, 82, of North Bend, passed away on February 27, 2021 in  North Bend. Arrangements are under the care of North Bend Chapel, 541-756-0440.

Morgan H. May, 82, of Coos Bay, passed away January 27, 2021 in Coos Bay.  Cremation Rites have been held under the direction of Nelson's Bay Area Mortuary, 405 Elrod Ave., Coos Bay, Oregon   541/267-4216 

Dozens of people drove up and tossed teddy bears through a hoop Friday, all for a good cause. The Teddy Bear Toss was sponsored by Bay Area Junior Chamber of Commerce, Southwestern Oregon Community College, Bay Area Hospital, TRIO Club and K-DOCK 92.9 FM to collect stuffed animals Bay Area H…

On Feb. 25, students at Powers Elementary and Powers High School celebrated their 100th day of school. During a normal school year, the primary grades will celebrate the 100th day and have activities planned around the number “100.” This year it felt like more of an accomplishment for everyo…

South Slough National Estuarine and Research Reserve is asking coastal residents to survey their properties and remove pampas grass, following an extensive initiative that recently removed more than 5,000 of the plants from the reserve.

NORTH BEND ─ A school bus carrying 13 students saw a COVID-19 exposure this week at the North Bend School District.

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After an exceptional 2020 season, the Siskiyou Mountain Club is hiring interns for their 2021 Wilderness Conservation Corps, an intensive summer program that includes 47 days of field work restoring the region's most remote and spectacular backwoods trails. More information and applications …

BANDON — Bandon’s football team was thrown a curve ball just to get on the field Saturday for its season opener, with visiting Rogue River requesting the Tigers play in the nine-man format because the Chieftains have relatively few players.

Editor’s Note: With so many families depending on child care services and the challenges they are facing during the pandemic, Oregon Employment Department Economist Jessica Nelson provides us with insight into this important state industry.

The Langlois Water District will have three positions up for relection this year. Position number 3 - Janet Hubel, 4 - Warren Fitzgerald and 5 - Judy Fitzgerald. The Langlois Water District desperately needs community support and volunteers to work in these elected positions while serving yo…

Our beloved mother went to heaven at age 95, to join her husband, Rudy in heaven for Valentine’s Day, 2021. 

It’s almost Spring! Isn’t it great to go to work and come home in the daylight? All over the daffodils are blooming, grass is growing and rhododendrons are budding out. Our thoughts, normally, would turn to baseball, graduations and getting ready for visitors. This year we are looking to reo…

COOS COUNTY ─ “We’re frightened… This is our livelihood,” said Sandra Jones, owner of Coney Station, as her business struggles amid the ongoing pandemic. She, along with many other local restaurant owners, are seeing savings run out and may need to shut their doors if things don’t change.

For the 19th year, the Oregon Council on Problem Gambling dedicates March to help increase public awareness of problem gambling and the availability of prevention, treatment, and recovery services. This coincides with the National Problem Gambling Awareness Month whose campaign theme is “Awa…

Marnell Lee Benz, 82, of North Bend, passed away on February 27, 2021 in  North Bend. Arrangements are under the care of North Bend Chapel, 541-756-0440.

Morgan H. May, 82, of Coos Bay, passed away January 27, 2021 in Coos Bay.  Cremation Rites have been held under the direction of Nelson's Bay Area Mortuary, 405 Elrod Ave., Coos Bay, Oregon   541/267-4216 

Dozens of people drove up and tossed teddy bears through a hoop Friday, all for a good cause. The Teddy Bear Toss was sponsored by Bay Area Junior Chamber of Commerce, Southwestern Oregon Community College, Bay Area Hospital, TRIO Club and K-DOCK 92.9 FM to collect stuffed animals Bay Area H…

On Feb. 25, students at Powers Elementary and Powers High School celebrated their 100th day of school. During a normal school year, the primary grades will celebrate the 100th day and have activities planned around the number “100.” This year it felt like more of an accomplishment for everyo…

South Slough National Estuarine and Research Reserve is asking coastal residents to survey their properties and remove pampas grass, following an extensive initiative that recently removed more than 5,000 of the plants from the reserve.

NORTH BEND ─ A school bus carrying 13 students saw a COVID-19 exposure this week at the North Bend School District.