October 1, 1943 – July 29, 2020
NORTH BEND — A night at the Liberty is always filled with glamour, stars and excitement. The next show at the Liberty will again be online. It’s the annual Masque Awards, honoring special performances by actors and showing video clips of the past season shows.
SALEM — On Friday, Aug. 7, State Representative David Brock Smith, R-Port Orford, and State Senator Dallas Heard, R-Roseburg, members of Oregon’s Southwest House and Senate District 1, condemned the orchestrated violence, arson and attempted murder of police officers in Portland and called o…
CURRY COUNTY — Curry County Public Health was notified by Curry General Hospital just after 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10, of a confirmed case of COVID-19. Public health has reached out to the subject and at this point is still trying to contact the individual, according to a press release from Cur…
BANDON — People have been complaining about the grounds at Bandon's U.S. Post Office on 12th Street SE uptown, but it took a group of civic-minded citizens to do something about it.
BANDON — Three positive COVID-19 cases were discovered at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort through the resort's stringent testing procedures prior to the U.S. Amateur that officially began Monday.
CURRY COUNTY — Continued drying and increasing fire danger conditions have prompted Coos Forest Protective Association to impose a Level III (3) industrial closure in zones CS-5 and SK-2 for all lands protected by CFPA in Curry County.
COOS BAY — The Coos Bay Public Library will be offering ¡Spanglish Virtual! via Zoom. The September virtual sessions will be from 2-3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14, and from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26.
BANDON — The race for the 2020 Crossings Cup is down to 25 golfers after the final week of the regular season at Bandon Crossings Golf Course on Friday.
SOUTH COAST — The cool, damp weather from last week is over and warm temperatures and strong winds have prompted Coos Forest Protective Association to increase the fire danger level back to “high” effective Monday, Aug. 10.
BANDON - A call to artists is being issued by Art by the Sea Gallery and Studio for their next community art show this fall, "Miniatures and Small Works Exhibition."
BANDON — The word bubble isn’t often associated with golf tournaments. But at this week’s 120th U.S. Amateur at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, it’s vital, perhaps the biggest reason the resort was able to host the United States Golf Association event amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
PORTLAND — COVID-19 claimed eight more lives over the weekend in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 355, according to the Oregon Health Authority.
The City of Coos Bay and Oregon Department of Transportation will be striping several streets through the city on Tuesday, Aug. 11, between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
OREGON — On July 31, census takers in 34 counties in Oregon began to follow up with households that have not yet responded to the 2020 Census. Multnomah and Clackamas counties will start Aug. 11.
Linda Rose Muldoon died peacefully on Friday, July 24, 2020 with her husband and two daughters by her side at her home in Casa Grande, Arizona. Approaching her 82nd birthday, the proud matriarch of the family.
SALEM — Governor Kate Brown announced Thursday, Aug. 6, that Lake County has succeeded in reducing the spread of COVID-19 sufficiently enough to be removed from the County Watch List. This brings the total number of counties on the Watch List to nine.
Customer service is key to the vitality of our community. Businesses strive every day to not only meet, but exceed their customer’s needs. Have you had an outstanding customer service experience at a local store or restaurant that made you want to tell everyone about it? It’s that kind of se…
CURRY COUNTY — On Aug. 6 at 5 p.m., Curry County Public Health received notification from Curry General Hospital of one confirmed cases of COVID-19. The individual has been notified and is self- isolating, monitoring symptoms at home with his significant other, according to a press release f…
SALEM — One month after announcing that state inspectors would be conducting weekend spot checks in bars, restaurants, breweries, tasting rooms and other establishments that serve alcohol to enforce state face covering and physical distancing requirements, Governor Kate Brown On Aug. 5 thank…
Robin Roberts Jenkins, formerly of Coos Bay, passed away on July 31, 2020 in Clackamas, Oregon due to Alzheimer’s disease. Robin was born in 1942 in Monterey, CA to Alice Edsberg and David Roberts. She was raised on the Monterey Peninsula and in Venice, CA and she had a lifelong deep and ab…
SALEM — Small businesses and individuals who buy their own health insurance can now see the Oregon Division of Financial Regulation’s final rate decisions for 2021 health insurance plans. The division reviews and approves rates through a detailed and transparent process before they can be ch…
SOUTH COAST —Those looking for something close by to do outdoors can find lovely formal gardens and rugged sandstone cliffs right out their back door at Shore Acres State Park.
BROOKINGS — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is in active conversations about the potential of travel restrictions to slow the spread of coronavirus between states, two state newspapers have reported.
SOUTH COAST — The good news is that students who participate in the traditional fall sports of football, volleyball, cross country and soccer will get to have a season this coming school year. The bad news is they have to wait until next winter for that season to begin.
PORTLAND — Oregon Public Broadcasting, a member-supported public media organization serving the Northwest, on Aug. 4 announced the launch of its new website, offering people across the region a more accessible, enhanced OPB digital experience.
The Oregon Measure of Economic Activity rose in June to 0.41 from a downwardly revised -0.23 in May, according to a press release from the University of Oregon Economic Forum.
CORVALLIS — A new study from Oregon State University found that 77% of low- to moderate-income American households fall below the asset poverty threshold, meaning that if their income were cut off they would not have the financial assets to maintain at least poverty-level status for three months.
COQUILLE — Those interested in serving on the Sawdust Theatre Board for the next three years are asked to contact vice president Butch Schroeder at firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-756-4572, or secretary Susie Breuer at email@example.com or 541-297-1292
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SALEM — The Oregon Employment Department announced on July 31 that it has found a way to pay benefits to thousands of Oregonians who are out of work due to COVID-19 while they wait for their claim, or “Benefits While You Wait.”
CORVALLIS — A faculty-led, student-driven Oregon State University initiative that uses data science to address issues in rural communities is underway with projects ranging from the impacts of air quality on health in Lane County to regulatory impacts on economic development in eastern Oregon.
PORTLAND — COVID-19 has claimed 10 more lives in Oregon from Friday to Sunday, raising the state’s death toll to 326, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. Sunday.
COOS BAY — Coos Bay Police officers will soon begin wearing body cameras that can record their interactions with citizens during police calls, creating a higher level of transparency and helping better record those interactions for evidence.
NORTH BEND — Did you witness a crash or was your vehicle hit by a green older Dodge pick-up Saturday morning along U.S. Highway 101 in Coos Bay, North Bend or farther north?
CURRY COUNTY — After 6 p.m. on Friday, July 31, Curry County Public Health received notification from Curry General Hospital of two verified confirmed cases of COVID-19.
COQUILLE — National Association of Counties President Gary Moore has reappointed Coos County Commissioner Melissa Cribbins to a second term as chair of NACo’s Environment, Energy and Land Use Policy Steering Committee.