The Coos Bay World - Headlines

3 more Coos Co. residents among rising virus deaths

Oregon passed yet another grim milestone Sunday, reporting a total of 1,500 deaths related to COVID-19. Read more



January 22, 2021 Death Notices

Thelma May Fairchild, 92, of Coos Bay, passed away on January 15, 2021 in Coos Bay. Arrangements are under the care of North Bend Chapel, 5… Read more


North Bend City Council plots priorities

NORTH BEND — Finding and securing long-term revenue sources and determining the future of the city’s pool were among the highest-rated prio… Read more


State of the State: Brown talks fires, equity, COVID-19

One year ago, Gov. Kate Brown established an incident management team to prepare the state against COVID-19, and today she delivered her 20… Read more



Zillow loses millions in new strategy on selling homes; CEO bets it will pay off

Previously operating in a digital realm, Zillow shook things up with its strategy of buying homes directly from sellers, doing repairs and reselling the house itself. Read more


Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to fight climate change

Bezos, the world's richest person, said in an Instagram post that he'll start giving grants this summer to scientists, activists and nonprofits working to protect Earth. Read more


Pier 1 files for bankruptcy, looks for buyer

Pier 1, the troubled home furnishings retailer that has closed hundreds of stores in recent years, filed for bankruptcy Monday. Read more



Reolon's basketball adventure will continue at Linn-Benton Community College

BANDON — After a year in Bandon when she helped the Tigers’ girls basketball team match the best finish in school history, Duda Reolon head… Read more


'Pre's People' documentary will be available Jan. 25

After 10 years of work, the producers of “Pre’s People,” a documentary about the legendary Steve Prefontaine, announced it will be availabl… Read more


Simonds and Simonds team for win in Bandon Crossings tourney

Rain stopped the Fill the Shelves Shamble early at Bandon Crossings on New Year’s Day, but not before all the teams got at least half the h… Read more



Letter: Term limits are needed now

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable ri… Read more


Guest Opinion: Missing the target on prescription drug costs

Bashing drug companies, long a bipartisan pastime, reached a fever pitch when President Trump recently announced a new federal rule aimed a… Read more


Guest Opinion: Common usage can change language rules

What do you think of the sentence “There’s multiple opportunities for youngsters?” How about “There’s many people who wish to travel?” How … Read more

Upcoming Events

Coos Bay Lions Club

Weekly club meeting Read more

The Southwestern Oregon Rose Society

Club meets the first Thursday of each month except July and August. Open to the public. Read more

North Bayside Grange Potluck & Meeting

Potluck 6:30 p.m.; meeting at 7 p.m. Read more


Weather Today

Scattered showers


58° 39°

Showers ending early. Lows overnight in the upper 30s.

Cloud Coverage:88%
Wind:NE at mph
Chance of Rain:56%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:07:42:03 AM
Sunset:05:15:16 PM

This Week's Forecast

Scattered showersThu
56%58° 39°
24%51° 34°
Mostly clearSat
8%52° 38°
Heavy rainSun
79%47° 36°
Scattered showersMon
55%47° 33°
Heavy rain nightTue
64%46° 36°
Scattered showersWed
44%49° 37°