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New: Mary Schamehorn - As I See It
Wed: Downtown Coos Bay Farmers Market
Wed-Sat: Summer programs at Bullards Beach State Park
Summer solstice at 2:07 am PST
Fire Department flagpole repaired
'Everything' stolen from Happy Valley Farmers Market
Oregon law seizes guns from those who may do harm
First look at new Tillamook Cheese Factory visitors center
Proposal to ban food taxes in Oregon qualifies for Nov ballot
Bandon man accused of setting trap that killed neighbor's dog
'Save the Bees' plan moves forward in Eugene
Medford man calls 911 from van he stole while drunk
In US, cigarette smoking reaches new low
Baby seagulls found dead on Chicago sidewalk
Panhandler asks for cash on board passenger plane
Man w/gun tattooed on forehead busted on weapons charge
How to stay safe when the 'Big One' comes
2018 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
Coffee Break      Western World      Koos News      The Ducque      Egyptian Theatre
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      Wind on the water      Thomas Hill
Coquille River Water Trail      City limits/zoning map      Zoning rules      Coos County parcel search map

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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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A typical day in Bandon

Coquille River


Independence Day Parade, 2013

An entry in the Reedsport Chainsaw Carving Competition, 1 day before judging

Boardwalk Art, 2018. Theme: Salmon Dreams, Marshes and Streams.
We like this one.

A great product available at the Old Town Marketplace

A print by Carol Thompson from Mongo's collection

Bandon photo submitted by Frank S

Bandon photo submitted by George D

Bandon photo submitted by Michael McM

Bandon photo (Bradley Lake) submitted by Dave W

Bandon photo submitted by David McC

Ask Mongo
Dear Mongo: In three words or less, name one good thing about Bandon.

Mongo: Paella at Angelo's

Paella at Angelo's

Mongo's song pick of the day: Johnny Cash - 'Hey Porter'

Tide Table

Mongo's art pick of the week: 'Through The Tree Tunnel', by local artist Sandy Schroeder, Art By The Sea Gallery
Can you find the rabbit?

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


From the archives

joke of the day
A duck walks into a bar with a bunch of friends, and they all order drinks.
Then all his friends ditch him.
Bartender says, I guess the bills on you.

Video: Elephants at Oregon Zoo

mongo and minga



Future events
June 20,27, Downtown Coos Bay Farmers Market
June 20,21,22,23,26,27,28,29,30, Summer programs at Bullards Beach State Park
June 20-July 31, 'Distinctive Voices in Mosaic Art' at the Library
June 20-Sept 05, Port of Bandon Boardwalk Art Show
June 21,23,28,30 Art class at Art By The Sea Gallery and Studio
June 21, Bandon's Historical Society Museum presents 'The Missoula Flood' at the Sprague
June 21,Jul 12,Aug 16,Sep 13, 'Got Talent' at Egyptian Theatre, Coos Bay
June 22, 'Alive After Five' wine walk in Old Town
June 22, Downtown Coos Bay Wine Walk
June 22,23,29,30,Jul 04 Old Town Marketplace Farmers Market
June 23, Kayaking the Estuary, South Slough
June 23, 'World Naked Bike Ride' in Portland
June 23, Ladies Night at Coos Bay Speedway
June 23,24, Summer Kite Festival, Lincoln City
June 23,30, 'Who Threw Granny in the Well?' at the Sawdust Theatre
June 25, Travel Night at the library
June 26, Cheese Social at Pacific View
June 28, Planning Commission meeting, the agenda
June 30, Free Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event
June 30, Kentucky Falls Hike w/South Coast Striders
June 30, Billy Smoothboars 10 Year Anniversary
June 30, Live music at the Crows Nest Lounge: 'GypsySoul'
June 30,July 01-04,13-17,27-30 Labyrinth in the sand at Face Rock Beach
July 02, 'Independence Day Celebration Street Fair' at Lakeside
July 03, 'Independence Day Celebration Street Fair & Fireworks' at Lakeside
July 03, Fireworks at The Mill Casino
July 04, Independence Day Parade in Bandon
July 04, Lions Club Old Fashioned BBQ in Bandon City Park
July 04, Cardboard Boat Races at Bandon boat ramp
July 04, 'Alive After Five Wine Walk' in Old Town Bandon
July 04, Live Music at the Old Town Marketplace: 'Whiskey Treaty'
July 04, Grand Fireworks Display over the Coquille River in Bandon
July 07, Wings & Wheels in Florence
July 07-08 'Dog Days of Summer Brewfest' in Brookings
July 07,14,21,22,28 'Who Threw Granny in the Well?' at the Sawdust Theatre
July 12-25, Tall ships in Coos Bay
July 14, Good Earth Garden Series - 'Seed Saving'
July 18, Live music in Langlois: 'California Honeydrops'
July 20-21, Ultimate Elvis Concert at The Mill Casino
July 20-22, 'July Jubilee' in North Bend
July 21, 'Rhythms On The River' at Sturdivant Park in Coquille
July 21-22, Southern Oregon Kite Festival in Brookings
July 24-28, 'Oregon Coast Music Festival' in Coos Bay
July 25-28, Curry County Fair in Gold Beach
July 25-29, 'Dunefest' in Winchester Bay
Jul 28, Oct 20, 'Curry Contra Dances' at Sixes Grange
Aug 04, 'Banana Belt Fat Bike Festival' in Gold Beach
Aug 04,11,18,19,25,31,Sep 01, 'Who Threw Granny in the Well?' at the Sawdust Theatre
Aug 05-06, 'The Mill Casino Food Truck Off' in North Bend
Aug 10-12, Charleston Seafood Beer & Wine Festival
Aug 10-12, Pirates of the Pacific Festival in Brookings
Aug 11, Lincoln City Sandcastle Contest at Siletz Bay
Aug 18, 'Bonsai Day' at Shore Acres
Aug 25,26, Blackberry Arts Festival, Downtown Coos Bay
Sep 01-02, Nov 23-24, Free fishing days in Oregon
Sep 07-09, Cranberry Festival, Bandon
Sep 07-09, 'Rods N Rhodies 11th Annual Invitational Car Show' in Florence
Sep 08, Gold Beach Brew & Art Festival
Sep 08, 'Bike the Rogue' in Gold Beach
Oct 19-21,26-31, Haunted House in Brookings by Chetco Pelican Players
Dec 08,09,15,16, Marlo Dance Studio presents 'The Nutcracker' in the Sprague

Mongo: "Have a great day!"

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