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New: Mary Schamehorn - As I See It
Brian Kraynik, Donny Goddard, Wayne Butler win election
Wed: Labyrinth in the sand at Face Rock Beach
Wed: Coos Bay Farmers Market
Wed: Joint work session, City Council & Planning Commission
Tony's fishing report
No Uber and Lyft in Coos County
Trolley bus to hit Coos County streets
Horse trailer disconnects from truck on I-5
Washington state to allow composting of human bodies
Legislators seek to hinder signature gathering
‘Extreme draining’ of Oregon reservoir eliminates invasive species
Groups oppose Oregon plan to kill ravens to save grouse
Movie theater allows dogs and offers bottomless wine
178 cats found in waste-filled home
Cruise ship rescues man who jumped overboard
Cyclops calf with one eye hailed as miracle from God
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      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      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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Video: How to fly a helicopter

satellite image
Western infrared satellite image      12 hour loop

A typical day in Bandon

A typical day in Mingaland


Bandon photo submitted by Peter R


A book from Mongo's collection, copyright 1997

Bandon photo (inside Cranberry Sweets) submitted by Kathleen M

2015 Boardwalk Art

Bandon photo submitted by Kathy H

Bandon photo (of Molly) submitted by Kathy W

Ask Doctor Mongo, Marriage Counselor
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Dear Doctor Mongo: Last night my wife asked me to drive to McKay's to pick up items needed for dinner. When I returned 30 minutes later she had two hickeys on her neck. What's going on? Do you suggest counseling?

Doctor Mongo: Dump her!

Source: Coffee Break, May 21

Tide Table


Mongo's song pick of the day: Kid Rock - 'Lonely Road Of Faith'

Shawn's art pick of the week - ‘Miss Rita Nell’, collage by Deborah Fisher
Small Works and Miniatures Show, Art by the Sea Gallery and Studio


Beach Safety


joke of the day
What did the mountain climber name his son?

Bebe Bardot
'Good Is Not Good Enough



From the archives


Video: Scene from The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

mongo and minga



Future events
May 22, Labyrinth in the sand at Face Rock Beach
May 22, Joint work session, City Council & Planning Commission, the agenda
May 22,29, Coos Bay Farmers Market
May 23, Planning Commission meeting, the agenda
May 24-25,31-Jun 01, Old Town Marketplace Farmers Market
May 24,30 Art class at Art By The Sea Gallery
May 25, Coquille River community paddle for canoes, kayaks, stand up boards
May 25, Port of Bandon's Marine Swap Meet
May 25, Port of Bandon's Blessing of the Fleet
May 25, Memorial Day Weekend Paddle Trip, Charleston
May 25, Kid's Night at Coos Bay Speedway
May 25-26, 'BBQ, Blues & Brews' at the Mill Casino, North Bend
May 25-26, Beached Bird Training Sessions, Port Orford & Charleston
May 27, Travel Night at the library, 'Galapagos Islands'
May 31-Jun 02, Grants Pass Baloon & Kite Festival
Jun 01, Golf For Health Classic at Bandon Crossings Golf Course
Jun 01, 'Gay 90s Celebration', Coquille
Jun 01, Hike to Golden and Silver Falls, by Friends of South Slough Reserve
Jun 01,08,15,22,29 'The Great Milking Machine Caper' at the Sawdust Theatre, Coquille
Jun 07, Downtown Coos Bay Wine Walk
June 08, Eel Lake hike w/South Coast Striders
June 13, South Slough hike sponsored by Bandon Library
Jun 13-16, Chainsaw Carving Championship, Reedsport
Jun 14-15, Lakeside Brewfest
Jun 14-15, 'Lighthouse Run 2019' at the Mill Casino
Jun 15, Tour de Fronds bicycle ride, Powers
June 15, Indoor Yard Sale, Forence Events Center
Jun 15, Full Moon Evening Paddle Trip, Charleston
Jun 15-22, 'International Windsurfing Tour Pistol River Wave Bash', Gold Beach
Jun 22, Cycle Oregon Joyride, Independence
Jun 22, Gold Beach Brew & Art Festival
Jun 22-23, Lincoln City Summer Kite Festival
Jul 03, 'Fireworks Over the Bay' at the Mill Casino
Jul 04, 'Grand Fireworks Display', Bandon waterfront
Jul 04-07, 'Waterfront Blues Festival', Portland
Jul 12-14, 'Oregon Country Fair', Veneta
Jul 20, 'Rhythms On The River' music festival at Sturdivant Park, Coquille
Jul 20-21, 'Southern Oregon Kite Festival', Brookings
Jul 23-27, Coos County Fair, Myrtle Point
Jul 23-28, 'Dunefest', Winchester Bay
Jul 24-27, Curry County Fair, Gold Beach
Aug 02-04, 'Food Truck Off' at the Mill Casino
Aug 02-04, 'Oregon Jamboree Music Festival', Sweet Home, OR
Aug 09-11, Charleston Seafood Beer & Wine Festival
Aug 09-11, Live music at the Charleston Seafood Beer & Wine Festival
Sep 07-14, Cycle Oregon Classic
Sep 13-15, 73rd Annual Bandon Cranberry Festival
Sep 14-15, '16th Annual Mill-Luck Salmon Celebration' at the Mill Casino
Oct 12, 'Oktoberfest' at the Mill Casino

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