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Coffis Brothers will appear in Langlois May 11

The Coffis Brothers, a rock-n-roll band from the Santa Cruz mountains, headline at the Langlois Cheese Factory on Saturday, May 11. The evening of music, presented by Small n Dull Productions, will open with Americana anthems and country folk ballads…

As I See It

Although I don't have a story to go with it, I love this first historic picture of Eugene Strain, taken many years ago. A long-time resident of the Langlois/Bandon area, Gene was the father of three well-known Bandon women, Margaret…

Letter: Langlois Lions Club thank you

The Langlois Club would like to recognize all the great people who volunteered to help make our recent chili feed/dessert auction a huge success. Normally, we do not list our own members in thank-you letters, but I think it is…

JAMF accepting grant applications and LOIs April 5 – May 5

The Judith Ann Mogan Foundation (JAMF) opens its application portal for the 2024 Grant Cycle on April 5, 2024. Oregon nonprofits are invited to review JAMF’s updated funding guidelines and grant cycle timeline at before applying.

As I See It

"A merchants branch of the chamber of commerce may be organized in Bandon as the result of a discussion which took place at the noon luncheon of the directors, held at Queen Anne (first picture) yesterday," according to the Nov.…

As I See It

The first picture I am sharing this week is the Central School, which was on the site where Ocean Crest School now stands, and was the school involved in the trial of the school superintendent, brought by a Bandon businessman…

Chili feed slated by Langlois Lions Club

The Langlois Lions Club is hosting a benefit Chili Feed and Dessert Auction Saturday, March 23th from 5 pm- 7-pm. Dessert auction 6pm.- sharp. The event is is located at the Lions Club: 48136 Floras Lake Loop. It is very…

As I See It

A headline in the June 18, 1924, Western World tells the story of a movement that was under way to secure a Wesleyan hospital for Bandon.

As I See It

The first picture I am sharing this week was taken in August of 1968, as Port Manager Al Froland (foreground) and volunteer Cliff Thorn were busy trolling the Coquille River to clear drift out of the river and capture it…

As I See It: Waiting for mail

An article in the June 19, 1914, Bandon Recorder is a prime example of how long it took to mail a letter in those days.

Mary Fern Bess

September 28, 1934 – January 14, 2024

Letter: Thank You

The Langlois Lions wishes to thank the entire community for the very successful Langlois Holiday Craft Fair held this past November 18th and 19th. This 30-year old plus event has been enshrined in the community as a must go-to event.…

2023 Run Whiskey Run

Paul Strike of Florence had an impressive effort on the challenging 10-mile Double Shot race in the Run Whiskey Run held recently on the Whiskey Run bike trails north of Bandon.

As I See It: The steamer Bawnmore

The first picture I am sharing is the "best" one I could find of the steamer Bawnmore, that went ashore in the fog near Floras Lake on August 28, 1895.

November, 2023 Death Notices

Myrna J. Hoover, 85, of Coquille, died November 1, 2023 in Coquille. Arrangements are under the direction of Amling/Schroeder Funeral Service - Coquille Chapel, 541-396-3846