Stop and smell the roses in nearby park

May 31, 2013 by  

Coos Bay residents who are into photography and yearn for landscape worthy of postcard printing, as well as those who just need a new place to take visiting relatives, take heart. A nearby secret garden turned state park is just a few miles away and [Read more]

Revitalization project has a mixed month

April 30, 2013 by  

The proposed Coos Bay Terminal has taken supporters on a rollercoaster ride of highs and lows. After a report on April 5 of a decision made by a judge for the State Lands Department, the future of the Port of Coos Bay should have been [Read more]

Let there be light, say Bandon voters

March 17, 2013 by  

Coos Bay astronomy buffs who envisioned visiting friends in Bandon to watch comets, lunar eclipses, or other night sky events are going to be disappointed with the results of the most recent election.

Bandon voted against an ordinance passed by [Read more]

Time to shake off the winter blues at Confluence in Reedsport

February 15, 2013 by  

Those in Coos Bay who are suffering cabin fever and are aged over 21 will find this weekend’s annual Confluence in Reedsport the perfect opportunity to get out and kick up their heels.

Celebrating music, seafood, wine and beer, as well [Read more]

Coos Bay sounds good as 2013 begins

January 2, 2013 by  

In case flyer printing has not yet been used to spread the word, the first weekend of 2013 is full of events in and around Coos Bay.

The Oregon Coast Music Association (OCMA) starts the [Read more]

Forget the gold, just dig that sand

December 17, 2012 by  

A sand mining operation is planned in Coos Bay, although it is not the value of the sand but what is underneath the sand that is the reason for the work.

A 69-acre parcel of [Read more]

Revamped Coos Bay railway celebrates one year anniversary

November 8, 2012 by  

The one year anniversary of the re-opening of a defunct railway linking Oregon’s largest coastal town to the rest of the state was reached last month, and businesses could not be [Read more]

Pumpkins and pumping cannons this month

October 11, 2012 by  

For the second year in a row, shots have rung out on the Mahaffy Ranch near Coos Bay during the annual fall pumpkin fest. For just one dollar for two shots, visitors can aim an [Read more]

Electrofishing saves fish population

September 30, 2012 by  

Who would have thought that sending an electrical charge into a lake, river or ocean would actually save aquatic life rather than destroy it? Yet, electrofishing actually helps the conservation efforts of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife instead of wreaking havoc.

Electrofishing is one of the latest technological advances used by marine biologists in Coos Bay to assist with [Read more]

Nature hike to be hosted in search of animal traces

August 10, 2012 by  

People looking for nature adventures might find Animal Tracks and Traces in the Dunes, presented in New River, Oregon, to be right up [Read more]

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