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Brand new: Mary Schamehorn - As I See It
Mon: Book Club Night at the library, 'The Island of Sea Women'
In court: Animals shouldn't be able to sue owners
Illegal pot farms on public land create environmental hazard
Portland Mayor clarifies: I will take money from strippers
Archaeologists rush to save Oregon mining sites
Mt. Ashland Ski Area is getting ready for the season
West Virginia hunter takes down 17-point buck
Quiz: Match the arrestee with their alleged crime
Mongo's Amazon product of the day
2019 fishing regulations        Shellfish        Crabbing guide        Disaster Preparedness
Earthquake safety      Shoreline Education      Riverview Kennels      Scenic Byway      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      South Coast Shopper      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      Go Wild Rivers Coast      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      

A typical day in Bandon

Historic remains of the Riverton ferry crossing


Steve M on the beach
Steve contributed many photos to over the years,and was one of my best friends.
To celebrate his life, I will post one of his photos every day until I've gone through them all.

Bandon photo submitted by Steve M

Bandon photo submitted by Jaimes & Rhonda

Bandon photo submitted by Janie B

An autographed book from Mongo's collection


2015 Bandon photos submitted by Brian H

Bandon photo submitted by Brian K

Video: Bird 'flies' through water

Ask Rocco the Bipolar Dietitian
Rocco the Bipolar Dietitian
Dear Rocco: It's Monday, some of the restaurants are closed, and I want to eat something decadent. What do you suggest?
Rocco: What a stupid question you big jerk! Have a Peanut Buster Parfait at the DQ!

Peanut Buster Parfait at the DQ

Tide Table

Shawn's art pick of the week - 'Houseplant,' Acrylic by Pat Snyder, Southern Coos Hospital Art Gallery

About the artist



Beach Safety


Mongo's song pick of the day: Dave Mason - 'Look At You Look At Me'


joke of the day
A mother asks her son: "Anton, do you think I'm a bad mom?"
Son: "My name is Paul."


From the archives

Video: Scene from Mission: Impossible 2 (2000)

mongo and minga



Future events
Nov 18, Book Club Night at the library, 'The Island of Sea Women' by Lisa See
Nov 20, Art class at Art By The Sea Gallery
Nov 21, Planning Commission meeting, the agenda
Nov 22-23, Old Town Marketplace Farmers Market
Nov 22-23, Holiday Craft Fair at the Langlois Lions Club
Nov 23, Fall Mushroom Workshop, South Slough
Nov 23, Southwestern Oregon Preppers meet in Coos Bay
Nov 23, South Coast Chowder Competition, Coos Bay
Nov 23, Fall Mushroom Workshop, South Slough
Nov 23-24, Circles In The Sand on Face Rock Beach
Nov 29, Black Friday at Pony Village Mall, 6:00 AM
Nov 29, Bastendorff Bog Hike w/South Coast Striders
Nov 29, Santa arrives downtown Coos Bay
Nov 29, Honoring Mary Capps in the Bandon Museum
Nov 29,30, 'Elf' w/sockball fight at the Egyptian Theatre
Nov 29-Dec 29, 'Nature's Coastal Holiday Festival of Lights', Brookings
Nov 28-Dec 31, Christmas Lights at Shore Acres
Nov 30, Alive After Five & Wine Walk, Old Town Bandon
Nov 30,Dec 01,07,08,14,15,20-24, Santa at Pony Village Mall, 6:00 AM
Dec 03, Bandon Showcase at the Sprague: Aureum
Dec 06-07, Holiday Bazaar, Reedsport
Dec 07, Bus Jam at Bandon U.S. Cellular
Dec 14, Breakfast with Santa, Pony Village Mall
Dec 20-22, Model Train Show at Pony Village Mall
Feb 08, 36th Annual Charleston Crab Feed, North Bend
Mar 13-15, South Coast Clambake Music Festival, Mill Casino

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