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New: Mary Schamehorn - As I See It
Tues: Bandon Dunes Links Championship
Tues: Horse racing at Grants Pass Downs
Tues: Florence Farmers Market
Jerry's Rogue Jets guide rescues injured rafter
120 lb. shark washes up on Oregon beach
UTV Takeover concludes on the Oregon coast
Oregon hunters offer $500 reward to find shooter of Reedsport deer
Protecting your plants from heat wave
Man kills woman's dog after date rejection
Sailors confirm they were swarmed by UFOs
Lightning strikes boat with 7 onboard in Florida
Teen swimmers find two cave divers dead in Florida lake
Bear that entered woman's Lake Tahoe home euthanized
Subway customer shoots worker for using too much mayo
Yellow cloud of gas kills 10, injures 250 at port
Quiz: Match the arrestee with their alleged crime
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 Bandon


The Bandon Cheese Factory after being purchased, then torn down, by Tillamook

Bandon photo submitted by Lacy

Bandon photo (crossing the bar) submitted by Steve McN

Reedsport photo submitted by Kathleen M

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

2021 adult Boardwalk art (Theme = Gardens Under The Sea)

Bandon photo submitted by Steve M

Bandon photo submitted by Paddy


A Bandon postcard postmarked 1910

Bandon photo submitted by Todd M

Bandon photo submitted by Tom S

Bandon photo submitted by Cassandra

Bandon photo submitted by Charles S

A favorite from a year ago







From the archives

Shawn's art pick of the week: 'Skimming the Surface,' mixed media painting by Geralyn Inokuchi, Second Street Gallery.
About the artist

joke of the day
And how did you find your steak sir?
Well, quite accidentally. I moved this tomato slice and there it was...

Tide Table


Beach Safety



Future events
Jun 28, Bandon Dunes Links Championship
Jun 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 01-03, Drag racing at Coos Bay Speedway
Jul 02, Itty Bitty Book Sale, Bandon Library
Jul 02, Sly & Co. performs at the Langlois Cheese Factory
Jul 02, Music in the park/Picnic in the park
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
July 04, Bandon 4th of July Parade
July 04, Bandon 4th of July Fireworks
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 28, 2009, Professor Stephen Hawking hosts a 'party for time travelers' at the University of Cambridge, not sending out the invites until after the party.

"I have experimental evidence that time travel is not possible," Hawking told reporters at the Seattle Science Festival in 2012. "I gave a party for time-travelers, but I didn't send out the invitations until after the party. I sat there a long time, but no one came."
The Discovery Channel captured the event on video, which showed Hawking dressed up and waiting for time travelers to arrive on June 28, 2009 at a specific location at the University of Cambridge. Hawking provided precise GPS coordinates, should there have been any confusion, or if anyone got lost while speeding through time and space.
Hawking didn't send out any of the invitations until after the reception had passed, which was a critical component of the experimental design: Only those who could travel back in time would thus be able to attend.

Physicist Stephen Hawking


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