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Mary Schamehorn - As I See It
Sun: Iron Head Sprints at Coos Bay Speedway
Sun: 'The Lost Mine on Budd Creek' at the Sawdust Theatre
Sun: Lincoln City Summer Kite Festival
Sun: Macbeth in Mingus Park, Coos Bay, free
Sun: Sunset Bay/Shore Acres hike w/South Coast Striders
Sun-Tues: Bandon Dunes Links Championship
Coquille tribe, state officials enter into historic wildlife agreement
Many escape heat on coast; businesses get needed boost
Grants Pass joins Medford & Ashland with cooling shelters open
Portland woman seriously injured after fall while climbing Mount Hood
Coyote that attacked 2-year-old is euthanized in California
Alligator kills man cutting grass near pond
22 deaths inside popular tavern
Drug defendant makes terrible wardrobe choice
Everything isn't awful
Mongo's Amazon product of the day

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2022 fishing regulations        Shellfish        Crabbing guide        Disaster Preparedness
Earthquake safety      Shoreline Education      Riverview Kennels      South Slough
Labyrinths      Coral Sea Scuba       Space Station       MychalsMyrtle
South Coast Striders      Coquille River chart      World Famous Langlois
Coffee Break      Western World      South Coast Shopper      The Ducque      Egyptian Theatre
South Coast Bicycles      Bandon Bicycle Works      Today's Fire Danger
Bandon Buzz      Community Garden      NW webcams      Bandon events      Speedway
Mt. Ashland webcam     Museum     Port of Bandon     Medical Loan Closet     Ten day weather forecast
Southern Coos Health      Gorse Action      Library      Northwest hiker      Thomas Hill      Air quality
Earthquake safety guide      City limits/zoning map      Zoning rules      Coos County parcel search map
Wheelhouse menu   Billy Smoothboars menu      Edgewaters menu      Alloro Restaurant menus
Bandon Bait menu      Tony's Crab Shack menu      Bandon Fish Market menu      Lord Bennetts menu     
Bandon Brewing menu      Face Rock Creamery menu      Eat 101 Food Truck menu      Bandon Pizza menu     
Bandon Baking Co. menu      Bandon Coffee Cafe menu      Asian Garden menu      Arcade Tavern menu     
Foley's menu      The Loft menu      Wayne's Weenies menu      Broken Anchor menu     
Shoestring Cafe menu      Lloyd's menu      Asian Garden menu      Rancho Viejo menu      La Fiesta menu     
Wilson's Market menu      The Station menu      Pastries & Pizza menu      The Rolling Pin menu     

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

A typical day in Charleston



Reedsport Chainsaw Carving Championship, Day 3 of 4 day competition
Photos by Gilbert O

Rogue Caveman Blue was our favorite at the 2016 Bandon Rotary Wine & Cheese Extravaganza

Reedsport photo submitted by Kathleen M

2022 youth Boardwalk art (Theme = Natural Wonders of the South Coast)

2019 adult Boardwalk art (Theme = Wings, Wind & Waves)

Bandon photo submitted by Steve M

Bandon photo submitted by Paddy

A Bandon postcard from Mongo's collection postmarked 1906

Bandon photo submitted by Sue K

Bandon photo submitted by Tawnya

Bandon photo submitted by Carole D

Bandon photo submitted by Carrie

Seen on a local Jeep







From the archives

Shawn's art pick of the week: 'Wild & Free,' acrylic painting by Jill Stockford, Southern Coos Hospital Art Exhibition.

joke of the day
Waiter: "Tea or coffee, gentlemen?"
1st customer: "I'll have tea."
2nd customer: "Me, too - and be sure the glass is clean!"
- (Waiter exits, returns) -
Waiter: "Two teas. Which one asked for the clean glass?"

Tide Table


Beach Safety



Future events
Jun 26, Iron Head Sprints at Coos Bay Speedway
Jun 26, 'The Lost Mine on Budd Creek' at the Sawdust Theatre, Coquille
Jun 26, Lincoln City Summer Kite Festival
Jun 26, Macbeth in Mingus Park, Coos Bay, free
Jun 26, Sunset Bay/Shore Acres hike w/South Coast Striders
Jun 26-28, Bandon Dunes Links Championship
Jun 27,28,July 03,04, Horse racing at Grants Pass Downs
Jun 28, Florence Farmers Market
June 29, Coos Bay Farmers Market
Jun 30-Jul 03, Labyrinth in the sand at Face Rock Beach
Jul 01, Downtown Coos Bay Wine Walk, 5PM
Jul 01, Fridays at the Farm, Dragonfly Farm & Nursery, Langlois
Jul 02, Itty Bitty Book Sale, Bandon Library
Jul 02, Sly & Co. performs at the Langlois Cheese Factory
July 02,09,10,16,17,23,30, 'The Lost Mine on Budd Creek' at the Sawdust Theatre, Coquille
Jul 02=03, Bandon Farmers Market
July 04, Cardboard Boat Regatta, Bandon boat ramp
Jul 04,15, Alive After Five Wine Walk, Old Town Bandon
July 08, Bandon Bike Party, Old Town
July 11, City Council meeting, the agenda
Jul 13, Old Time Fiddlers Bike Ride
Jul 14, Kayaking the Estuary, Charleston
Jul 16, Clamming workshop, Charleston
July 26-30, Coos County Fair & Rodeo, Myrtle Point
July 27-30, Curry County Fair & Rodeo, Gold Beach
July 28-30, Oregon Brewers Festival, Portland
July 31-Aug 07, Redfish Music Festival, Port Orford, Bandon and Langlois
Aug 02-07, DuneFest, Winchester Bay
Aug 05, Downtown Coos Bay Wine Walk
Aug 05,06,13,14,20,27, 'The Lost Mine on Budd Creek' at the Sawdust Theatre, Coquille
Aug 12-14, Charleston Seafood Beer and Wine Festival
Aug 27-28, Blackberry Arts Festival, Coos Bay
Sep 02,03, 'The Lost Mine on Budd Creek' at the Sawdust Theatre, Coquille
Sept 16-17, Cruz the Coos, Coos Bay
Sept 17, Golf For Health Classic, Bandon Crossings
Sept 17-18, Bay Area Fun Festival, Coos Bay
Nov 25-26, Free fishing weekend in Oregon

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Mongo's history lesson: On this day in history, June 26, 1977, Elvis Presley held his final concert in Indianapolis, Indiana at Market Square Arena.

The concert began at 8:30 p.m., but Elvis didn't perform until 10 p.m.; warm-up acts of brass bands, soul singers, and a comedian filled time before the King. Then for about 80 minutes, Elvis sang both his classic tunes like "Jailhouse Rock" and "Hound Dog," and his more somber numbers, like "Hurt" and a cover of Simon & Garfunkel's "Bridge over Troubled Water." He closed the concert with "Can't Help Falling in Love with You," one of his most poignant ballads.
After the concert, Elvis took a break from touring and returned home to Graceland. Nearly six weeks after his Indianapolis concert, Elvis died in his home on August 16, 1977 from heart failure, likely caused by years of prescription drug abuse.

Elvis Presley performing at Market Square Arena, Indianapolis, June 26, 1977


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