In observance of Wildfire Awareness Month and in response to an earlier than normal Red Flag Warning issued by the National Weather Service in April, the Oregon Public Utility Commission is reminding Oregonians to get ready for the 2021 wildfire season and potential power outages.

I was trying to envision what the first plane to land on the Bandon Beach in 1920 might have looked like, so I chose this vintage plane, which landed at the Bandon Airport during a fly-in in the 1970s.

On Monday April 26th, the Oregon Senate passed Senate Bill 580, which will codify class size and caseload as subject matter under consideration when entering into collective bargaining.

Due to COVID-19 and for the safety of attendees, the annual Blessing of the Fleet and memorial service, which is normally held Memorial Day at the Charleston Fisherman’s Memorial Garden will again be cancelled in 2021. The service is usually held annually in the Charleston Marina, and honors…

Coos Art Museum announced it will join museums nationwide in the Blue Star Museums initiative,  a program that provides free admission to currently-serving U.S. military personnel and their families this summer. The 2021 program will begin on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 15, and end on La…

After being locked inside for 14 months due to COVID, the residents at Ocean Ridge Assisted Living received a welcome reprieve Friday during the second drive-by Mother’s Day parade.

Floraine Johnson, 81, of Myrtle Point, died May 4, 2021 in Coos Bay.  Arrangements are under the direction of Amling/Schroeder Funeral Service-Myrtle Point, 541-572-2524. www.westrumfuneralservice.com

The Friends and Members of Congregation Mayim Shalom are saddened to announce that our long-time fellow congregant, Marilyn Safier, passed away on February 28, 2021. She had recently been hospitalized and contracted COVID. She was then taken to Roseburg for medical treatment where she died.

At 3 pm on Friday, May 28, the North Bend Public Library is hosting an online Boggle party. The Zoom address is https://tinyurl.com/7h7txrwt, and registration is not required. There will be no prizes awarded, but the winner will have bragging rights.

The Langlois Lions is hosting the annual Mary Hildebrand Memorial Plant Sale from Saturday, May 15, through Sunday, May 23, from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. daily. This open-air market is located at 94180 Kerber Lane. Masks are required. The sale is not at the Lions Club. There will be an outstanding var…

The League of Women Voters of Coos County has recorded interviews with candidates running for certain public offices thought to be of wide interest in the May election and has posted them for public viewing.  These interviews were held without an audience, due to the current restrictions on …

Hospital Week is Sunday May 9 through Saturday May 15. For more than a year now, healthcare professionals have been working the front lines in the COVID-19 pandemic. To brighten the lives of the care team at Bay Area Hospital, who deserve special recognition for their efforts, children at se…

A few weeks ago, The World reporter Zack Demars reported on a story where the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology held a class at the South Cove of Cape Arago.

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 Bandon City Council voted unanimously Monday to amend its municipal code to ease the burden on the Planning Commission as construction increases in the city.

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…

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

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

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…

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In observance of Wildfire Awareness Month and in response to an earlier than normal Red Flag Warning issued by the National Weather Service in April, the Oregon Public Utility Commission is reminding Oregonians to get ready for the 2021 wildfire season and potential power outages.

I was trying to envision what the first plane to land on the Bandon Beach in 1920 might have looked like, so I chose this vintage plane, which landed at the Bandon Airport during a fly-in in the 1970s.

On Monday April 26th, the Oregon Senate passed Senate Bill 580, which will codify class size and caseload as subject matter under consideration when entering into collective bargaining.

Due to COVID-19 and for the safety of attendees, the annual Blessing of the Fleet and memorial service, which is normally held Memorial Day at the Charleston Fisherman’s Memorial Garden will again be cancelled in 2021. The service is usually held annually in the Charleston Marina, and honors…

Coos Art Museum announced it will join museums nationwide in the Blue Star Museums initiative,  a program that provides free admission to currently-serving U.S. military personnel and their families this summer. The 2021 program will begin on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 15, and end on La…

After being locked inside for 14 months due to COVID, the residents at Ocean Ridge Assisted Living received a welcome reprieve Friday during the second drive-by Mother’s Day parade.

Floraine Johnson, 81, of Myrtle Point, died May 4, 2021 in Coos Bay.  Arrangements are under the direction of Amling/Schroeder Funeral Service-Myrtle Point, 541-572-2524. www.westrumfuneralservice.com

The Friends and Members of Congregation Mayim Shalom are saddened to announce that our long-time fellow congregant, Marilyn Safier, passed away on February 28, 2021. She had recently been hospitalized and contracted COVID. She was then taken to Roseburg for medical treatment where she died.

At 3 pm on Friday, May 28, the North Bend Public Library is hosting an online Boggle party. The Zoom address is https://tinyurl.com/7h7txrwt, and registration is not required. There will be no prizes awarded, but the winner will have bragging rights.

The Langlois Lions is hosting the annual Mary Hildebrand Memorial Plant Sale from Saturday, May 15, through Sunday, May 23, from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. daily. This open-air market is located at 94180 Kerber Lane. Masks are required. The sale is not at the Lions Club. There will be an outstanding var…

The League of Women Voters of Coos County has recorded interviews with candidates running for certain public offices thought to be of wide interest in the May election and has posted them for public viewing.  These interviews were held without an audience, due to the current restrictions on …

Hospital Week is Sunday May 9 through Saturday May 15. For more than a year now, healthcare professionals have been working the front lines in the COVID-19 pandemic. To brighten the lives of the care team at Bay Area Hospital, who deserve special recognition for their efforts, children at se…

A few weeks ago, The World reporter Zack Demars reported on a story where the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology held a class at the South Cove of Cape Arago.

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 Bandon City Council voted unanimously Monday to amend its municipal code to ease the burden on the Planning Commission as construction increases in the city.

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…

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

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

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…