Coos Bay Public Library, in partnership with Dennis Dater of Bay Area Seniors Computer Club, will co-host Zoom Basics: For Attendees on Tuesday, May 25 from noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom (virtual meeting software).

The Cornerstone Church of Coos Bay will be hosting a southern gospel concert with Tim Walters and his wife, Peggy on May 16 at 886 S. 4th Street in Coos Bay. The Walters have shared the gospel with their up-beat blend of southern gospel and country-style music for over 21 years. Groups of al…

Celebration of Life for Wanda M. Labart, 92, of Broadbent, will be held at 2:00PM on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at the Broadbent Community Church.  Arrangements under the direction of Amling/Schroeder Funeral Service - Myrtle Point Chapel, 541-572-2524 www.westrumfuneralservice.com

Susan P. Russworm, 65, of Coos Bay died April 28, 2021 in Florence.  Cermation rites will be held at Ocean View Memory Gardens Crematory, Coos Bay under the direction of Coos Bay Chapel. 541-267-3131. www.coosbayareafunerals.com

Ziply Fiber announced plans Friday to bring gig-speed fiber Internet service to an additional 22 markets across Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana this calendar year. This expansion will focus mostly on smaller and rural towns and is part of the company’s multi-year $500 million investmen…

A Coos Bay man was killed early Wednesday when he was hit after his car broke down on Ocean Boulevard.

Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden — alongside U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and U.S. Representative Andy Levin (D-MI-09) — have introduced the Long-Term Unemployment Elimination Act, legislation to create a subsidized jobs program that would help Americans who have bee…

The city of Coos Bay is seeking volunteers to fill openings on the Library Board and the Planning Commission. Applications are available from the City Manager’s Office during the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, by calling 541-269-8912, on the city’s website at www.coosbay.…

The Zonta Club of the Coos Bay Area, through its foundation, the Coos Bay Area Zonta Service Foundation, recently awarded $15,000 to four Coos County nonprofits: $5,000 to Coos County Friends of Public Health, $5,000 to Bay Area First Step, $3,000 to the Nancy Devereux Center and $2,000 to t…

The North Bend City Council took a major step toward making improvements it wants in the city by formally adopting the 2021 council goals recently.

 Oregon voters will soon begin receiving their ballots for the Tuesday, May 18, special district elections. Oregon voters will find on their ballot races for local school board, utility districts and other special districts that provide leadership and direction on essential public services.“…

North Bend Public Library is joining the “Grow This! Oregon Garden Challenge” coordinated by the OSU Extension Food Hero program.

The Coos Bay Downtown Association is preparing an exciting 21st season of the farmers market opening on Cinco de Mayo, Wednesday, May 5. The market runs every Wednesday through October 27 from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. with the first hour being for senior citizens and vulnerable customers.

The Spring Brush Pickup for North Bend Sanitation and Les’ Sanitary customers in the city of North Bend is set to begin on Monday, May 17.

When the U.S. Census announced its 2020 count Monday, Oregon was announced as one of seven states that will add congressional seats, beginning in 2022.

Betty Ruth Ohman passed away peacefully at home, with two of her daughters present, on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at age 89. She was born in Delta, Colorado; the oldest girl in a family of 7 children.

Days after he fled from Bandon police, the Coos County Sheriff’s Office assisted Bandon police officers in locating and arresting a man wanted on a federal warrant.

The emission of carbon dioxide has long been recognized as the leading driver of global climate change. Since the Industrial Revolution began in the mid-1800s, the global economy has largely been powered by heavily carbon-emitting fuel sources like oil, coal and gas. While this has brought t…

William “Gary” Rose, 83, of Coos Bay, passed away April 26, 2021 in Coos Bay. Arrangements are under the care of Coos Bay Chapel, 541-267-3131 www.coosbayareafunerals.com

A Celebration of Life for Kermit Walker will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, May 15, 2021, at the group campsite at Bastendorff Beach Park, 63377 Bastendorf Beach Rd, Coos Bay.  For more information and any questions please call Thomas Gross (Kermit’s Nephew) at 650-766-5590.  Due to COVID res…

Caroline Frances Goard, age 82, of Bandon passed away Thursday, April 15, 2021 after a long illness.

The Coos County Clerk's Office issued the following marriage licenses.

On Monday, the Oregon House passed nine bills aimed at tackling police reform and holding law enforcement accountable. This slate of legislation was championed by Representative Janelle Bynum (D- Clackamas) and the Oregon legislature’s BIPOC Caucus.

I grew up and spent the majority of my life in Southern Arizona. While I lived there, I remember two things Arizonans were extremely proud of.

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Coos Bay Public Library, in partnership with Dennis Dater of Bay Area Seniors Computer Club, will co-host Zoom Basics: For Attendees on Tuesday, May 25 from noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom (virtual meeting software).

The Cornerstone Church of Coos Bay will be hosting a southern gospel concert with Tim Walters and his wife, Peggy on May 16 at 886 S. 4th Street in Coos Bay. The Walters have shared the gospel with their up-beat blend of southern gospel and country-style music for over 21 years. Groups of al…

Celebration of Life for Wanda M. Labart, 92, of Broadbent, will be held at 2:00PM on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at the Broadbent Community Church.  Arrangements under the direction of Amling/Schroeder Funeral Service - Myrtle Point Chapel, 541-572-2524 www.westrumfuneralservice.com

Susan P. Russworm, 65, of Coos Bay died April 28, 2021 in Florence.  Cermation rites will be held at Ocean View Memory Gardens Crematory, Coos Bay under the direction of Coos Bay Chapel. 541-267-3131. www.coosbayareafunerals.com

Ziply Fiber announced plans Friday to bring gig-speed fiber Internet service to an additional 22 markets across Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana this calendar year. This expansion will focus mostly on smaller and rural towns and is part of the company’s multi-year $500 million investmen…

A Coos Bay man was killed early Wednesday when he was hit after his car broke down on Ocean Boulevard.

Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden — alongside U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and U.S. Representative Andy Levin (D-MI-09) — have introduced the Long-Term Unemployment Elimination Act, legislation to create a subsidized jobs program that would help Americans who have bee…

The city of Coos Bay is seeking volunteers to fill openings on the Library Board and the Planning Commission. Applications are available from the City Manager’s Office during the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, by calling 541-269-8912, on the city’s website at www.coosbay.…

The Zonta Club of the Coos Bay Area, through its foundation, the Coos Bay Area Zonta Service Foundation, recently awarded $15,000 to four Coos County nonprofits: $5,000 to Coos County Friends of Public Health, $5,000 to Bay Area First Step, $3,000 to the Nancy Devereux Center and $2,000 to t…

The North Bend City Council took a major step toward making improvements it wants in the city by formally adopting the 2021 council goals recently.

 Oregon voters will soon begin receiving their ballots for the Tuesday, May 18, special district elections. Oregon voters will find on their ballot races for local school board, utility districts and other special districts that provide leadership and direction on essential public services.“…

North Bend Public Library is joining the “Grow This! Oregon Garden Challenge” coordinated by the OSU Extension Food Hero program.

The Coos Bay Downtown Association is preparing an exciting 21st season of the farmers market opening on Cinco de Mayo, Wednesday, May 5. The market runs every Wednesday through October 27 from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. with the first hour being for senior citizens and vulnerable customers.

The Spring Brush Pickup for North Bend Sanitation and Les’ Sanitary customers in the city of North Bend is set to begin on Monday, May 17.

When the U.S. Census announced its 2020 count Monday, Oregon was announced as one of seven states that will add congressional seats, beginning in 2022.

Betty Ruth Ohman passed away peacefully at home, with two of her daughters present, on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at age 89. She was born in Delta, Colorado; the oldest girl in a family of 7 children.

Days after he fled from Bandon police, the Coos County Sheriff’s Office assisted Bandon police officers in locating and arresting a man wanted on a federal warrant.

The emission of carbon dioxide has long been recognized as the leading driver of global climate change. Since the Industrial Revolution began in the mid-1800s, the global economy has largely been powered by heavily carbon-emitting fuel sources like oil, coal and gas. While this has brought t…

William “Gary” Rose, 83, of Coos Bay, passed away April 26, 2021 in Coos Bay. Arrangements are under the care of Coos Bay Chapel, 541-267-3131 www.coosbayareafunerals.com

A Celebration of Life for Kermit Walker will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, May 15, 2021, at the group campsite at Bastendorff Beach Park, 63377 Bastendorf Beach Rd, Coos Bay.  For more information and any questions please call Thomas Gross (Kermit’s Nephew) at 650-766-5590.  Due to COVID res…

Caroline Frances Goard, age 82, of Bandon passed away Thursday, April 15, 2021 after a long illness.

The Coos County Clerk's Office issued the following marriage licenses.

On Monday, the Oregon House passed nine bills aimed at tackling police reform and holding law enforcement accountable. This slate of legislation was championed by Representative Janelle Bynum (D- Clackamas) and the Oregon legislature’s BIPOC Caucus.

I grew up and spent the majority of my life in Southern Arizona. While I lived there, I remember two things Arizonans were extremely proud of.