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.
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- Dr. Christine Mitchell offering services at Southern Coos Hospital’s Multi-Specialty Clinic
- North Bend School District considers $48.6 million facility bond
- Marshfield softball team picking up steam
- SWOCC swimmers shine at national championships
- Fire-injured trees may fall prey to native beetles as drought adds to stress
- Letter: I support Caryn Caswell Mickelson
- Nature Guide Journal: Leaves
- The World's E-edition for 5-7-21
- Ziply announces South Coast expansions
A continued downward trend in COVID-19 cases is moving Coos County to the moderate-risk level of restrictions for the first time since the state’s four-tier framework was implemented in November.
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).
Trees injured by the Labor Day wildfires last year may face a new threat in the form of tree-killing beetles, which emerged in April looking for new homes.
Southern Coos Hospital’s Multi-Specialty Clinic welcomes Dr. Christine Mitchell, D.O., to Bandon, where she has established her practice. Dr. Mitchell began seeing patients the first week of February. Patients interested in making an appointment are encouraged to call 541-329-0154.
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
Vaccinations and gathering safely could be the keys for some communities to avoid the surge in case rates and virus hospitalizations seen across the state, according to a panel of Oregon State University experts.
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…
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…
In response to new shutdown orders from the governor’s office, House Republicans are considering pulling bills to the House floor to bring up proposals with sponsors from both parties that would roll back COVID-19 executive orders or require additional accountability.
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.…
U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley stopped by (in COVID-19 virtual format) to sit down with The World before his annual Coos County town hall Wednesday.
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…
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.“…
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.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown defended her decision to impose more COVID-19 restrictions on some parts of the state the same day 15 Oregon counties were forced to close indoor dining and recreation.
Southwestern Oregon Community College’s popular Geology Lecture Series concludes for the 2020-21 academic year with a seismic double header, The 2018 Kilauea Eruption followed by Seismology with Your Ears, starting at 3 p.m., Tuesday, May 11.
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.
No changes in the level of campus security coverage is planned during a re-organization of a management position, according to Southwestern Oregon Community College.
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…
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…
South Coast Hospice Thrift Store is revitalizing and reorganizing, providing 10 new positions that will also help our local economy. Work is also being done on the donation processing center to increase the capacity and efficiency of the stocking process.
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.