Bandon's Pizza Paradise: A Guide to the Top 3 Pizzas
This article presents a tour of three must-try pizzerias in Bandon. Have you had the chance to taste their offerings? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Coos County Animal Shelter needs help ahead of kitten season
COOS COUNTY, Ore. — The kennels are full, and the kittens are coming at the Coos County Animal Shelter (CCAS), and that means a heightened need for volunteers and foster pet parents. As the animals await homes, Animal Control Officer Chloe Eberlein says the work is too much for...
Lawyer appointed in Charleston murder case
CHARLESTON, Ore. — A lawyer is named in the case of 32-year-old Alyssia Nelson. Nelson is charged in the February 13 shooting death of Ian Cowan, age 31, at the Seaport RV Park in Charleston. Last week, her public defender withdrew from the case citing a conflict of interest.
Suspects arrested for alleged squatting in Coos County property
NORTH BEND, Ore. — On Friday February 25th Coos County dispatch received a report of a criminal trespass at a residence on Pettit Lane in North Bend. According to the Coos County Sheriff's Office (CCSO), deputies Z. Smith and K. Mong were dispatched to the residence, and discovered multiple individuals in the living room of the residence.
Sobering Center approved to be added to the Coos County Jail
Coos County Commissioners have approved establishing a sobering center in the county jail. The commissioners unanimously approved the project Jan. 24, agreeing to contribute $300,000 for the first year of operation and $250,000 annually for the next four years, to go with an annual contribution from Coos Bay. Sheriff Gabe Fabrizio said he’s considering putting...
Bandon earns spot in 2A tournament
Bandon’s girls basketball team used a huge run to open the game to build a big lead and cruised to a 62-24 win over visiting Santiam in the Class 2A playoffs on Saturday. The Tigers earned a return trip to the 2A state tournament in Pendleton, where they will be the No. 2 seed and face Valley Coast Conference foe Oakridge in the quarterfinals Thursday night at the Pendleton Convention Center. ...
As I See It
This week I am sharing a bit of history about the organization of the Bandon Fire Department, with three pictures taken during a 50-year span, dating back to the early days when this postcard shows a fire hose cart being pushed down First Street (first photo). An article in the July 11, 1929, Western World is headlined "Organize A Fire Department," although it was clear from the second picture, taken during the first Bandon Fire, in 1914, when a block or two of the business...
Yurok Tribe investigator rescues woman from potential human trafficking
PORT ORFORD, Ore.– The Yurok Tribe’s missing and murdered indigenous people investigator recently helped rescue a young woman in Port Orford. The tribe said homeless advocates in Port Orford witnessed a young woman running away from a known human trafficker. Once the tribe’s MMIP and a tribal court...
Savor the Flavor: 3 Unforgettable Sandwiches in Coos Bay
In this article, we're exploring three must-try sandwiches in Coos Bay. Have you had the chance to taste any of them? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Crab Festival in Bandon, March 9th
We are super excited about the upcoming Crab Fest on March 9, held at the Bandon Fisheries Warehouse Event Center. Purchase tickets online: https://www.zeffy.com/.../61c8629c-ecb8-4556-8a11... individual tickets ($65 ea) or a table of 8 for $480. All proceeds will benefit the Booster Clubs in Bandon and Pacific High Schools. Entertainment throughout the afternoon as well as a few more "things to munch on" treats offered as additional fund raisers. Gather your friends and purchase a table or make it a date with someone special. We are looking forward to seeing you there. Our community rocks! #bandoncrabfeed #bandonchamber #bandonoregon #OregonDungeness AND - Did you know that Oregon crab fleet has 424 boats?
Exploring Our Local Culinary Scene: A Guide to Pizza Spots on the Oregon Coast
The Oregon Coast has a range of pizza places to suit all preferences. A&B Pizza in Seaside is a small, well-regarded establishment known for its 16-inch pizzas. Due to limited seating, it's advisable to order in advance. Pizza a’Fetta in Cannon Beach, operating since 1988, offers pizza by the slice and 17 different options.
Discover the Top 5 Must-Try Pizzas in Coos Bay
In this article, we're exploring five exceptional pizza places in Coos Bay. Have you had the chance to sample any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments below!
Clayburn repeats as state champion
Myrtle Point’s Logan Clayburn repeated as state wrestling champion in Portland on Friday. He was the only champion from the South Coast in the two-day event. Clayburn won the Class 2A-1A title at 285 pounds, pinning Lowell’s David Finch in 42 seconds in the championship match. He reached the final by also pinning Evan Wyatt of Kennedy and Rhyne Nelson of Willamina. The senior was state champion last year and...
Confederated Tribes announce opening of new Three Rivers Health Center
The Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians (CTCLUSI) are announcing the upcoming opening of the Three Rivers Health Center in spring of 2024. Tribal representative report this new healthcare facility represents a significant advancement in the availability of health services for Southwest Oregon, embodying a model of care that is both innovative and inclusive. Three Rivers Health Center will be located at 150 S Wall Street in...
Community Conversations to address concerns over Devereux Center move
COOS COUNTY, Ore. — The Coos Bay City Council opens the floor for Community Conversations in response to residents' objections to moving the Nancy Devereux Centerfrom the Empire neighborhood of Coos Bay. House Bill 4123 brought $1.9 million to Coos County as part of Governor Tina Kotek's coordinated homeless...
Red Devils, Cruisers and Bobcats fall in playoffs
The girls basketball teams from Coquille, Myrtle Point and Powers and the Coquille boys all lost in the state playoffs last week, coming up short of spots in the state tournament. Coquille’s girls fell to Creswell on Saturday night 61-41, denied a spot in the state tournament jointly hosted by Marshfield and North Bend. Creswell will face Sutherlin in the tournament quarterfinals Saturday night at Marshfield High School. ...
Traffic stop leads to arrest of Coos County man
Coos County Sheriff Deputy Z. Smith arrested a Coos Bay man for harassment after he attempted to tell the driver of a taillight out on his pickup. On February 12, around 6:30 pm, Deputy Z. Smith was patrolling the Cape Arago Highway area of Coos Bay when he observed a gray Chevy pickup truck driving with no taillights. Deputy Smith observed the operator turn into a trailer park off Cape Arago Highway without properly signaling. ...
Acts of Kindness: Student 'rolls' with confidence thanks to hydrographic hero's makeover
Know someone who should be recognized for their Acts of Kindness? Let us know by filling out the Nomination Form. A North Bend High School freshman's wheelchair got a new look in January giving him new confidence when going to school. Today, NBC 16 and Rife's Furniture surprised Tipp of...
Man cited for DUII after leaving pup and crashing into a tree
On February 19, 2024, at 7:11 p.m., the Coos County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a crash on Round Lake Road at the Bandon Dunes. Deputy K. Mong responded along with Bay Cities Ambulance and Bandon Fire. Nathan S. Cooper (35) was identified as the vehicle's driver, which had crashed into a tree. Nathan Cooper was transported to Bay Area Hospital by Bay Cities Ambulance. After an investigation, Nathan S. Cooper (35) was cited in lieu of custody for DUII, DWS Violation, Driving Uninsured, and Failure to Install IID.
Tin Rooster carries on legacy of longtime community establishment
It is said that all good things must come to an end. But, every now and again, they come back with a new spin. Abby Wiley recently opened the Tin Rooster, a coffee shop and café, in a space that was part of the longtime community establishment, Ciccarelli's. Wiley said she understands the sadness the community felt when the Ciccarelli's Italian restaurant owners decided it was time to move on...