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Brand new: Mary Schamehorn - As I See It
Mon: Travel Night at the Library, 'Iceland'
Woman crushed by log moved by sneaker wave
Whale watching week, best places to watch whales
Gold Beach ready to ban plastic bags
Oregon ranks worst for public records response times
Oregon Caves tours available now for the 2019 season
Half of young people in America don't have a romantic partner
Woman wins child support for 52-year-old daughter
School bus avoiding squirrels crashes into house
Protester eats raw pig's head outside vegan festival
Contraband smuggled into prison inside dead rats
Texas woman killed by her two pit bulls
Quiz: Match the arrestee with their alleged crime
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
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      Koos News      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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satellite image
Western infrared satellite image      12 hour loop

Video: Sneaker wave

A typical day in Bandon



Bandon photo submitted by Angela

A Bandon postcard from Mongo's collection postmarked 1912

Photo submitted by Kathleen M

Bandon photo submitted by Kathy H

Bandon photo submitted by Kathy W

Tide Table


Mongo's song pick of the day: Alison Krauss - 'Away Down The River'

Shawn's art pick of the week - 'Humpback Whale', by Terry Woodall, Second Street Gallery

About the artist


Ask Rocco the Bipolar Dietitian
Rocco the Bipolar Dietitian
Dear Rocco: We'll be in town for a few days. What do you recommend for breakfast?

Rocco: What a stupid question you big fat jerk! Go have a Veggie Omelet at the Minute Cafe.

Veggie Omelet at the Minute Cafe (substituting fresh fruit for the hash browns)

Inside the Minute Cafe

Inside the Minute Cafe


Call the cops!

Beach Safety


joke of the day
A jumper cable walked into a bar.
The bartender said, “I’ll serve you, but don’t start anything!”

Bebe Bardot
'Times Are Tough' by Bebe Bardot


From the archives


Movie clip: Clash Of The Titans, 2010

mongo and minga



Future events
Mar 25, Travel Night at the Library, 'Iceland'
Mar 25-31, Whale Watching Week
Mar 26,27 Labyrinth in the sand at Face Rock Beach
Mar 27, Pony Village Mall Farmers Market, North Bend
Mar 28, Art class at Art By The Sea Gallery, Instructor - Sandy Schroeder
Mar 28, Planning Commission meeting, the agenda
Mar 30, Free Beginning Gardening class, Bandon
Mar 30, Be Ready Storm Ready Expo, Florence
Mar 30,Apr 06,13,20, Spring Market at Old Town Marketplace, Bandon
Mar 30-31, Drag racing at Coos Bay Speedway
Mar 31, 'Kef Brass Folk Dance Band' at Langlois Cheese Factory
Apr 03-Jun 29, Bandon hospital art show: 'Dogs, Cats, & Other Pets - With Their People Or Without'
Apr 04, Bandon Showcase presents Luke McMaster & Band at the Sprague
Apr 05, Downtown Coos Bay Wine Walk
Apr 05-06, Monster Trucks, Douglas County Fairgrounds
Apr 06, Birding at Millicoma Marsh, Coos Bay
Apr 06, 'Langlois Lions Famous Spaghetti Feed'
Apr 13, 'Tales from the Cemetery-Grand Stories from the GAR', at the Bandon Museum
Apr 19-21,26-28,May 03-05,May 10-12, Disney’s The Little Mermaid at the Liberty Theatre, North Bend
Apr 26-27, Florence Fest 19', Wine, Art, Jazz
Apr 27, Coos Bay community paddle for canoes, kayaks, stand up boards
Apr 27, Ah Shucks! 14th Annual Charleston Oyster Feed
May 1-5, Tall ships visit Coos Bay
May 10-12, Lakeside Crawdad Festival
May 17-19, Cycle Oregon Gravel, Dufur
May 18, Ultimate Elvis Concert, Florence
May 25-26, 'BBQ, Blues & Brews' at the Mill Casino, North Bend
Jun 01, 'Gay 90s Celebration', Coquille
Jun 01,08,15,22,29 'The Great Milking Machine Caper' at the Sawdust Theatre, Coquille
Jun 13-16, Chainsaw Carving Championship, Reedsport
Jun 14-15, Lakeside Brewfest
Jun 14-15, 'Lighthouse Run 2019' at the Mill Casino
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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