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

Art by the Sea Gallery and Studio invites you to attend an open house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 8, to view three different exhibits along with many new works by members.  The Community Miniature & Small Works Exhibit, Featured Artist exhibit with Eve Margo Withrow, and “Celebr…

Bandon’s Cassy Kennon had an impressive victory in the Tokatee Invitational on Monday at Tokatee Golf Course, beating St. Mary’s star Baylee Hammericksen and the rest of the field.

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.

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…

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…

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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

Art by the Sea Gallery and Studio invites you to attend an open house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 8, to view three different exhibits along with many new works by members.  The Community Miniature & Small Works Exhibit, Featured Artist exhibit with Eve Margo Withrow, and “Celebr…

Bandon’s Cassy Kennon had an impressive victory in the Tokatee Invitational on Monday at Tokatee Golf Course, beating St. Mary’s star Baylee Hammericksen and the rest of the field.

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.

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…

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…