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Mary Schamehorn - As I See It
Sat: Brewmaker's dinner at The Loft
Sat: 'Marine Debris' w/wine and cheese at Washed Ashore
Sat: Clamming workshop, Charleston
Sat-Sun: Gorse Blossom Festival, Bandon
Sat-Sun: Ring of Fire, Music of Johnny Cash at Liberty Theatre
Sat-Sun: Free fishing weekend in Oregon
Sun: Bloody Mary Stroll in Old Town
Sun: 'Murder at Two Mile', at the Bandon Museum
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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Western infrared satellite image      12 hour loop

Friday night we attended the Gorse Blossom Festival.





Happy Birthday Diana! Photo by Steve M

By McKay's



Bandon photo submitted by Deborah

An unused Bandon postcard from Mongo's collection

Bandon photo submitted by Rick P

Bandon photo submitted by Dave W

Bandon photo submitted by David McC

Tide Table


Mongo's song pick of the day: The Cardigans - 'You're The Storm'

Shawn's art pick of the week - 'Flower Series: Geranium', by Judith Ginsburg, Southern Coos Hospital Art Gallery

About the artist

Virgin Mary on Bandon Beach, photo by Angie S

Call the cops!

Beach Safety


joke of the day
My son wanted to know what it's like to be married.
I told him to leave me alone and when he did I asked him why he was ignoring me.

Bebe Bardot
'Lord Bennett Boogie' by Bebe Bardot


From the archives


Movie trailer - 'Highlander 2: The Quickening' (1991), considered one of the worst movies ever made

Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a score of 0.5 stars (out of four), saying: "Highlander II: The Quickening is the most hilariously incomprehensible movie I've seen in many a long day. It's movie almost awesome in its badness. Wherever science fiction fans gather, in decades and generations to come, this film will be remembered in hushed tones as one of the immortal low points of the genre." He continued, saying "If there is a planet somewhere whose civilization is based on the worst movies of all time, Highlander 2: The Quickening deserves a sacred place among their most treasured artifacts", naming it the worst film of 1991.

mongo and minga



Future events
Feb 15, Gorse Blossom Pub Crawl in Old Town
Feb 15-17, Gorse Blossom Festival, Bandon
Feb 15-17,22-24,Mar 01-03 Ring of Fire, The Music of Johnny Cash at the Liberty Theatre, North Bend
Feb 16, Brewmaker's dinner at The Loft
Feb 16, 'Marine Debris' presentation w/wine and cheese at Washed Ashore
Feb 16, Clamming workshop, Charleston
Feb 16-17, Free fishing weekend in Oregon
Feb 17, 'Murder at Two Mile', at the Bandon Museum
Feb 18, Book Club Night at the Library, 'Soul ofan Octopus' by Sy Montgomery
Feb 18-20, Oregon King Tides
Feb 20,27, Pony Village Mall Farmers Market, North Bend
Feb 21-24, Newport Seafood & Wine Festival
Feb 22, Indoor Yard Sale, Florence
Feb 23, Siltcoos Lake hike w/South Coast Striders
Feb 23,24 Labyrinth in the sand at Face Rock Beach
Feb 24, Bandon Crab Fest
Feb 28, Planning Commission meeting, the agenda
Mar 01, Downtown Coos Bay Wine Walk
Mar 01-03, Home and Garden Show 2019, Florence
Mar 02,09,16,23,30,Apr 06,13,20, Spring Market at Old Town Marketplace, Bandon
Mar 02, 'Bite of Bandon' in the Barn
Mar 08-10, 30th South Coast Clambake Music Festival at the Mill Casino, North Bend
Mar 16, 28th annual Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry, Virginia City, NV
Mar 16-17, Oregon Cheese Festival, Central Point
Mar 30, Be Ready Storm Ready Expo, Florence
Apr 04, Bandon Showcase presents Luke McMaster & Band at the Sprague
Apr 26-27, Florence Fest 19', Wine, Art, Jazz
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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