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New: Mary Schamehorn - As I See It
High Surf Warning
Magnitude 3.2 offshore earthquake
Wed: Coos Bay Winter Market at Pony Village Mall
More wolves confirmed in Oregon
World Naked Bike Ride sets 2018 date
Slow-moving landslide has Washington town on alert
Supermarket clerk fired for trying to stop shoplifter
Thieves steal car from good Samaritan saving child
Widow of Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey sues hospital
542 ships accused of breaking whale-protecting speed limit
Busted: Couple put cat inside checked luggage
Quiz: Match the arrestee with their alleged crime
How to stay safe when the 'Big One' comes
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Bandon's rain year is Oct 01 thru Sep 30
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Video: One year at the Oregon Zoo in two minues

A typical day in Bandon



An unused 1912 Bandon postcard from Mongo's collection

Bandon photo submitted by Kathleen M

Bandon photo submitted by Michael G

Bandon photo submitted by Brian K

Bandon photo submitted by Claudia W

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

Dear Car Psychic: Any tips for driving in the fog?

Car Psychic: Yes, Turn on your lights idiot!


Music video: Dave Mason - 'Look At You Look At Me'

Poetry entry in the 2013 Coos County Fair

Bebe Bardot
'Dudes That Don't Dance' by Bebe Bardot

Mugshot: Al Michaels, DUI, 2013


From the archives, online since 2002

joke of the day
A man went into the library and asked for a book on how to commit suicide.
The librarian said: No! You won’t bring it back.”

Video: How to make great scrambled eggs


mongo and minga



Future events
Jan 17,24,31 Coos Bay Winter Market at Pony Village Mall
Jan 19-20, Live music at the Broken Anchor: Morgan Alexander'
Jan 20, Southwestern Oregon Preppers meeting at Coos Bay Library, 'Disaster Preparedness Plan Workshop'
Jan 20, Shoreline Education for Awareness seminar plus wine & cheese, Old Town
Jan 22, Travel Night at the library, "A New Zealand Odyssey" with Sue Church
Jan 24, Meet the author at Langlois Library, Christine Rony
Jan 25, Planning Commission meeting, the agenda
Jan 27, 'Walkable North Bend Hike' w/South Coast Striders
Jan 27, Port Orford Crab Feed
Jan 27,28, Labyrinth in the sand at Face Rock Beach
Feb 03, Women's Health Day, Bandon
Feb 03, Florence Crab Crack
Feb 03, Barn dance, live music, at Langlois Cheese Factory
Feb 06, Bandon Showcase presents 'Montreal Guitare Trio'
Feb 09-11,16-18,23-25, 'Annie' at the Liberty Theatre in North Bend
Feb 10, Birding at Millicoma Marsh
Feb 10, 'Crack Up' 34th Annual Charleston Crab Feed in North Bend
Feb 12, Film Night at the library, 'It Happened One Night' w/Claudette Colber Clark Gable, directed by Frank Capra
Feb 16-17, Confluence: A Wine, Beer, Seafood & Music Festival in Reedsport
Feb 16-18, 'Gorse Blossom Festival' in Bandon
Feb 17, Shoreline Education for Awareness seminar in Charleston
Feb 17, 'Boats, Roads and Growing up in Early 20th Century Coos County' at the Bandon Museum
Feb 19, Book Club Night at the library, 'The Dry' by Jane Harper
Feb 26, Travel Night at the library, 'Bhutan' with Dulce Havill
Mar 03, 'Bite of Bandon' in The Barn
Mar 04, Bandon Showcase presents: Martha Redbone at the Sprague
Mar 12, Film Night at the library, 'Shadows and Fog' w/Woody Allen, Mia Farrow
Mar 25, Shoreline Education for Awareness seminar at 7 Devils Brewery
Apr 13, Shoreline Education for Awareness seminar at Bandon Library
Apr 28, Shoreline Education for Awareness 'Annual Puffin Party' at Face Rock
May 05, Bandon Showcase presents: 'On The Rocks' at the Sprague
May 25-27, 'BBQ, Blues & Brews on the Bay' at The Mill Casino
June 07-10, Pistol River Wave Bash
June 15-16, 'Lakeside Brewfest' in Lakeside
June 23, 'World Naked Bike Ride' in Portland
July 25-29, 'Dunefest' in Winchester Bay

Mongo: "Have a great day!"

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