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Mary Schamehorn - As I See It
High surf warning Sunday/Monday
Sat: Old Town Marketplace
Sat: Holiday Kayaking Trip, South Slough
Sat: Santa Ski Day at Reno/Tahoe resort
Sat-Sun: Marlo Dance Studio presents 'The Nutcracker'
Sat-Sun: Holiday Radio Show at Dolphin Playhouse, Coos Bay
Sat-Sun: 'Misdeeds at Mistletoe Mines' at the Sawdust
Sat-Dec 31, Christmas lights at Shore Acres
On the tenth day of Christmas in Bandon
Wind pummels Western Oregon, damage, outages
Storm causes 6000 power outages in Coos County
Federal judge orders stronger cold-water fish protections
Bend mom is fed up with late school bus
Eugene woman almost hit by falling tree
Police officer assaulted at Grants Pass Walmart
Passenger jet collides with drone while landing
Dining out: Americans are broke & overweight
Chihuahua saves woman's life
Video footage of wolves hunting freshwater fish
Christmas Eve has greatest risk for heart attack
Study: Vapers inhale lower levels of toxins than smokers
Giant waves attract surfers in Portugal
Santa shot at while driving on Texas freeway
Mongo's Amazon product of the day
Cruise on the river with the Fun Sway and Capt. K
How to stay safe when the 'Big One' comes
2018 fishing regulations        Shellfish        Crabbing guide        Disaster Preparedness
Earthquake safety      Shoreline Education      Riverview Kennels      South Slough
Pacific Waverider       Coral Sea Scuba       Coos County Watchdog       Space Station
South Coast Striders      Coquille River chart      World Famous Langlois      German Shepherds
Coffee Break      Western World      Koos News      The Ducque      Egyptian Theatre
Community Garden      NW webcams      Bicycles      Bandon events      Speedway
Mt. Ashland webcam     Museum     Port of Bandon     Medical Loan Closet     Ten day weather forecast
Labyrinths      Gorse Action Group      Library      Northwest hiker      Thomas Hill
Coquille River Water Trail      City limits/zoning map      Zoning rules      Coos County parcel search map

Bandon's rain year is Oct 01 thru Sep 30
Detailed weather history data & graphs
Ten day weather forecast

Tsunami info      Flood hazard map      Tsunami evacuation map

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Western infrared satellite image      12 hour loop

A typical day in Bandon

Seven Devils Beach

Chanterelle mushrooms at the Old Town Marketplace

One of our favorite vendors at the Old Town Marketplace



Gingerbread house contest

Christmas light parade, 2017

Video: Senior Discount



Bandon photo submitted by Mike B

Bandon photo submitted by Circles In The Sand

Bandon photo (8 pound petrified wood found on beach) submitted by James P

An unused Bandon postcard from Mongo's collection

Bandon photo submitted by Stacey S

Bandon photo submitted by Steve M

Ask Mongo
Dear Mongo: In six words or less, name one good thing about Bandon.

Mongo: Smoked Salmon Benedict at The Loft

Smoked Salmon Benedict at The Loft

Tide Table

Mongo's song pick of the day: Jimmy Buffett - 'Christmas Island'

'It's Bad To Have The Blues At Christmas Time' by Charlie Daniels Band (mp3)

Shawn's art pick of the week: 'Mountain Wave' by Susan Lehman, Featured Artist at Art by the Sea Gallery and Studio

About the artist

Call the cops!

joke of the day
T'was the night before Christmas and all through the house,
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care.
They'd been worn all week and needed the air.

Bebe Bardot
'Get Used To It' by Bebe Bardot

From the archives, online since 2002


Video: Movie scene

mongo and minga



Future events
Dec 15 Old Town Marketplace
Dec 15-16, Holiday Radio Show at Dolphin Playhouse, Coos Bay
Dec 15-Dec 31, Christmas lights at Shore Acres
Dec 15, Holiday Kayaking Trip, South Slough
Dec 15,16, Marlo Dance Studio presents 'The Nutcracker' in the Sprague
Dec 15,16, 'Misdeeds at Mistletoe Mines or The Sanity Clause' at the Sawdust Theatre, Coquille
Dec 17, Book Club Night at the Bandon Library
Dec 17, Tiger Lilly Holiday Bluegrass at Langlois Library
Dec 19,26 Pony Village Mall Farmers Market, North Bend
Dec 22, 'Alive After Five' wine walk & Christmas parade in Old Town
Dec 31,Jan 01,02,18,19 Labyrinth in the sand at Face Rock Beach
Jan 01, Polar Plunge at Sunset Bay
Jan 03-05,10,11,17-19, 'Avenue Q' at Liberty Theatre, North Bend
Feb 08, Bandon Showcase presents Halie Loren at the Sprague
Feb 09, 35th Annual Charleston Crab Feed
Feb 15-17, Gorse Blossom Festival, Bandon
Feb 15-17,22-24,Mar 01-03 Ring of Fire, The Music of Johnny Cash at the Liberty Theatre, North Bend
Jun 14-15, Lakeside Brewfest

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