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Mary Schamehorn - As I See It
Thu: Christmas Lights at Shore Acres
'Elf' sock ball fight draws large crowd
Where there's smoke there's slash burning
Gov. Kate Brown's flight to Sunriver draws scrutiny
Christmas tree shortage impacting Boy Scouts
Man's cat found after 2 months at Oregon rest area
Firefighters save dog from wrecked car in Clackamas County
In-N-Out customers could face 2-hour wait at new location
Riverkeeper calls for a ban on large wakesurfing boats
Oregon gas tax rises 2 cents on New Years
Breaker failures cause outages at Roseburg Festival of Lights
America braces for a French fry shortage
Registered sex offender jailed for dressing as Santa
Couple married for 68 years die one day apart
Dog starts house fire by switching on microwave
World's first 'Fly & Drive' car to make Miami debut
'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer' bullying scenes blasted by viewers
Mongo's Amazon product of the day
2019 fishing regulations        Shellfish        Crabbing guide        Disaster Preparedness
Earthquake safety      Shoreline Education      Riverview Kennels      Scenic Byway      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      South Coast Shopper      The Ducque      Egyptian Theatre
Coos Boat Tours      Community Garden      NW webcams      Bicycles      Bandon events      Speedway
Mt. Ashland webcam     Museum     Port of Bandon     Medical Loan Closet     Ten day weather forecast
Labyrinths      Go Wild Rivers Coast      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      

A typical day in Bandon


For years Santa would arrive on the Prowler



Bandon photo submitted by Steve M

Bandon photo submitted by Kimberly S

Bandon photo submitted by Dulce H


A Bandon postcard postmarked 1912

Bandon photo (January 2017) submitted by Kathy W

Bandon photo submitted by Lori C

Video: The Hitler-Trump phone call (adult language)


Ask Rocco the Bipolar Dietitian
Rocco the Bipolar Dietitian
Dear Rocco: What's good to eat around here?

Rocco: What a stupid question you big jerk! I like the New York Y Mas at Rancho Viejo. And I usually have a Blue Margarita.

New York Y Mas at Rancho Viejo

Rainbow Margarita at Rancho Viejo

Blue Margaritas at Rancho Viejo

Inside Rancho Viejo

Tide Table


Shawn's art pick of the week - 'Sixes River,' Oil Painting by Elaine Roemen, Second Street Gallery

About the artist


Beach Safety


Mongo's song pick of the day: Jerry Cantrell - 'A Job to Do'

joke of the day
"My wife suffers from a drinking problem."
"Oh is she an alcoholic?"
"No, I am, but she's the one who suffers."

From the archives

Video: Scene from The Mist (2007) (adult language)

mongo and minga



Future events
Dec 05-31, Christmas Lights at Shore Acres
Dec 06, Downtown Coos Bay Wine Walk
Dec 06-07, Old Town Marketplace Farmers Market
Dec 06-07, Holiday Bazaar, Reedsport
Dec 06-08, Christmas Opry on the Bay, Liberty Theatre, North Bend
Dec 06-08,13-15, 'A Bandon Christmas Carol' at The Sprague
Dec 07, Bus Jam at Bandon U.S. Cellular
Dec 07, 'Jack Frost' at the Egyptian Theatre (fundraiser for Bus Jam)
Dec 07, Benefit concert for Bus Jam in Coos Bay - 'AJ Lee and Blue Summit'
Dec 07, Holiday Book Sale & Raffle at the library
Dec 07, Holiday Bazaar at Port Orford Library
Dec 07, Tree lighting & lighted parade, North Bend
Dec 07,08,14,15,20-24, Santa at Pony Village Mall
Dec 09, Movie Night at the library, 'Oceans Eleven', 1960
Dec 11,18, Pony Village Mall Farmers Market
Dec 14, Breakfast with Santa, Pony Village Mall
Dec 14, Birds On The Estuary, Charleston
Dec 14, Christmas Light Parade, Old Town Bandon
Dec 14,15,21,22, 'The Plight Before Christmas' at the Sawdust Theatre, Coquille
Dec 18, Christmas at Billy Smoothboars (free)
Dec 18, Art class at Art By The Sea Gallery
Dec 20-22, Model Train Show at Pony Village Mall
Dec 21, Circles In The Sand on Face Rock Beach
Dec 21, Movie at The Sprague - 'Serendipity' (2001)
Dec 22, Movie at The Sprague - The Nutcracker and the Four Realms' (2018)
Dec 25, Free Christmas dinner at The Barn
Dec 26, Planning Commission meeting canceled
Dec 31, Sly & Co. plays New Years Eve in Langlois
Jan 18, Walkable North Bend Hike w/South Coast Striders
Feb 07, Bandon Showcase at the Sprague: Ian O'Sullivan
Feb 08, 36th Annual Charleston Crab Feed, North Bend
Mar 13-15, South Coast Clambake Music Festival, Mill Casino
Apr 18, Bandon Earth Day
Apr 25, 'Ah Shucks! Oyster Feed', Charleston
May 22-24, 'BBQ, Blues & Brews on the Bay', Mill Casino

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