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Mary Schamehorn - As I See It
Cranberry Festival parade winners
Have fun stalking these seasonal treats
Avoid direct contact with the water at Sunset Bay
Students to walk out of class Friday for climate change rally
4 cougars spotted along Cowlitz River
Oregon sees push for strictest gun storage law in US
Driver flees after crashing into North Bend school bus
Overweight people more likely to have overweight dogs
Hero dog dies in fire after saving family
Burning ex's love letters catches apartment on fire
Priests spray holy water from plane to stop 'alcohol use'
Mongo's Amazon product of the day
How to stay safe when the 'Big One' comes
2019 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      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      

Video: Crabbing in Bandon, underwater footage. Video by Phil G

A typical day in Bandon

Cape Arago

Aerial photo on display in Port Of Bandon office

2019 Cranberry Festival parade, photo by Gilbert O


Parade photos by Stacey S

Cranberry Festival parade, 2019




Bandon photo (whales off Strawberry Point) submitted by Bob

Bandon photo (Shelby T at Whiskey Run Beach) submitted by Daniel T

A Bandon postcard from Mongo's collection postmarked 1920

Bandon photo submitted by Steve M

Bandon photo submitted by Sue K

Ask the Car Psychic
car psychic
the car psychic can be followed on facebook

Dear Car Psychic: Just got my car back after service.. is this normal? Brake fluid on minimum level??

Car Psychic: It's normal as long as it's above the minimum mark. As your pads wear the fluid level drops which is expected. If you were to top it off and then squeeze in new pads the reservoir would overflow.



Mongo's song pick of the day: Grateful Dead - 'To Lay Me Down'

Tide Table

Shawn's art pick of the week - 'Driftwood Eagle' by Larry Roberts, Second Street Gallery

About the artist



Beach Safety

joke of the day
A man goes into a bar with a giraffe, they both have a few drinks.
When they get up to leave they're extremely drunk and the giraffe passes out and falls over.
The man opens the door, about to leave by himself, when the bartender stops him suddenly and says, "Hey! You can't leave that lyin' there!"
The man turns around and slurs, "Don't be silly, that's not a lion, that's a giraffe!"

From the archives

Video: Scene from Mission Impossible 2, (2000)

mongo and minga



Future events
Sep 19,21,27, Art class at Art By The Sea Gallery
Sep 20-21, Old Town Marketplace Farmers Market
Sep 20-22, Oregon Shorebird Festival, Charleston
Sep 20-22, Drag Racing at Coos Bay Speedway
Sep 20-22, Oregon International Air Show, McMinnville
Sep 20-22,27-29, 'Always...Patsy Cline' at the Liberty Theatre, North Bend
Sep 21, Kayaking the Estuary, Charleston
Sep 21, Coquille River community paddle for canoes, kayaks, stand up boards
Sep 21, Southwestern Oregon Preppers meet at Sixes River Grange Hall
Sep 21, 'Cruz The Coos', Coos Bay
Sep 21, 'Papa's Doggs Hot Dog Eating Contest!', Coos Bay
Sep 21, 'Steve Prefontaine Memorial Run/Walk', Coos Bay
Sep 21, Brookings Oktoberfest
Sep 21-22, 'Bay Area Fun Festival', Coos Bay
Sep 22, Camp Myrtlewood Trails hike w/South Coast Striders
Sep 22, Museum to present 83rd anniversary of Bandon Fire
Sep 23, Travel Night at the library, 'Granada'
Sep 25, Coos Bay Farmers Market
Sep 26, Planning Commission meeting, the agenda
Sep 27,Oct 18,Nov 30, Alive After Five & Wine Walk, Old Town Bandon
Oct 03, Bandon Showcase at the Sprague: Tumbledown House
Oct 04, Downtown Coos Bay Wine Walk
Oct 05, 3rd Annual Charleston Salmon Run
Oct 11-13, 'Wine & Chowder Trail', Florence
Oct 12, 'Oktoberfest' at the Mill Casino
Oct 12,25,26, Labyrinth in the sand at Face Rock Beach
Oct 18-27, 'Live Culture Coast', Southern Oregon Coast
Oct 18, Words On The Coast, A full day writer's retreat, Gardiner
Oct 18, Harvest Fair and Co-op Celebration, Coos Bay
Oct 18, Redneck Wine Tasting & Bowling, North Bend
Oct 19, 'Coffee: A Bean-to-Cup Experience', Charleston
Oct 19, Harvest Fair and Co-op Celebration, Coos Bay
Oct 19, Designing With Succulents, Bandon
Oct 19, Distillery Tour & Rum Tasting, Charleston
Oct 19, 'Make it! Mosaic Glass Art', Bandon
Oct 19, Coos Bay Guided Photography Walk
Oct 19, Introduction to Natural Building, Bandon
Oct 19, Lake-to-Table Meal, Lakeside
Oct 19, 'Goin with the Flo Vintage Trailer Rally', Florence
Oct 20, 'Make It! Landmark Monoprints' at Art By The Sea Gallery
Oct 20, 'A Foray for Mushrooms Farmed & Foraged', Myrtle Point
Oct 20, 'Fused Glass Workshop', Bandon
Oct 20, 'Nature Materials Collage Workshop', Bandon
Oct 20, 'Living Beverages: Ale Tasting & Fermentation Tales', Coos Bay
Oct 20, 'Wood-Fired Sourdough Flatbreads', Myrtle Point
Oct 20, 'Movie Night at the Egyptian', Coos Bay
Oct 21, 'Fermented Pastes & Bases', Mother's Natural Grocery, Bandon
Oct 21, 'Fun with Fiber & Felting', The Wool Company, Bandon
Oct 21, 'Cidery Tour & Tasting', Bandon Rain, Bandon
Oct 21, 'Fused-Glass Demo', Bandon
Oct 22, 'South Slough Hike with All 5 Senses', Charleston
Oct 22, 'Fun Sway Boat Tour', Bandon
Oct 22, 'Lake and Lighthouse Van Tour', Coos Bay
Oct 22, 'Hike & Yoga Overlooking the Pacific', Charleston
Oct 23, 'Coffee-Roasting Demo & Tasting', Langlois
Oct 23, 'Art Exhibition: The Sensory Splendors of Place', Port Orford
Oct 23, 'Cranberries, Music & Art: A Great Night Out!', Langlois
Oct 24, 'Sustainable Sea-to-Table Cooking Demo', Port Orford
Oct 24, 'Make it! Sauerkraut, Kombucha, Kefir water', Port Orford
Oct 24, 'Books of Life: An Evening of Herbs & Sea Creatures', Port Orford
Oct 25, 'Fermentation 101', Gold Beach
Oct 25, 'The Full Brew: Demo & Beer Tasting', Brookings
Oct 25, 'Grow and Learn Garden Tour', Gold Beach
Oct 25, 'Bitters and Beach Art: Happy Hour and Reception', Gold Beach
Oct 25, Fat tire biking on the beach, Gold Beach
Oct 26, 'Brewing Kombucha', Brookings
Oct 26, 'FermentWorks Miso Magic', Gold Beach
Oct 26, Beer and cheese pairing at Arch Rock Brewery, Gold Beach
Oct 26, 'The Process of Making Ginger Beer', Brookings
Oct 31, 'Mall-O-Ween' at Pony Village Mall
Nov 02-03, 'Wild Rivers Mushroom Festival', Brookings
Nov 28-Dec 31, Christmas Lights at Shore Acres
Feb 08, 36th Annual Charleston Crab Feed, North Bend

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