Langlois News from The World Newspaper

As I See It: Old Bandon city hall

The first story I am sharing this week came out of the April 1926 Western World and pertains to organizing a volunteer fire department, which was granted use of the old city hall (first picture at west end of First…

Letter: Our best ever

The Langlois Lions Club Mary Hildebrand Memorial Plant sale held in May was a huge success - our best ever - and is it all because of the great number of donations that we received in plants, in volunteering at…

Reb & The Good News to play in Langlois

It’s a night promising world beats, velvet vocals, and soulful jazz when Reb & The Good News headline a show at the Langlois Cheese Factory on Friday, June 24.

May 27, 2022 Death Notices

Michael L. Gray, 60, of Coquille died May 18, 2022 in Coquille. Cremation rites will be held at Ocean View Memory Gardens Crematory, Coos Bay under the direction of Coos Bay Chapel. 541-267-3131.

Weather key as Bandon cranberry bogs mature

Pilots, mariners and farmers know weather, because their lives and livelihood depend on the weather. In April Bandon cranberry farmers carefully monitor the weather because the cranberry vines in the bogs are beginning to bud, and most vulnerable to the…

Letter: Plant Sale returning May 20-22

The Langlois Lions Club is hosting the Mary Hildebrand Memorial Plant sale Friday, May 20, Saturday, May 21, and Sunday, May 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lions Club house 48136 Floras Lake Loop, Langlois.

AS I SEE IT: Prosper Homestead on the Coquille River

The first picture I am sharing tells a very different story about the community of Prosper, which was a thriving town over 100 years ago as evidenced by a story in the Dec. 16, 1915, Western World.

Letter: Thank you so much

The Langlois Lions Club would like to publicly thank the local businesses and community members for their generous support of our recent take-out Spaghetti Feed and dessert sale event. This benefit dinner was a big success for helping to fund…

Letter: Lions Club hosting spaghetti dinner

The Langlois Lions Club is hosting a benefit take-out only spaghetti feed and dessert sale on Saturday, April 9, from 4- 7 p.m. at the Lions Club house, 48136 Floras Lake Loop. This event will feature a serving of spaghetti,…

April Flowers Chosen as Non- Clinical Employee of the Month at SCHHC

April Flowers is just about everywhere at Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center. She can be seen cleaning and sanitizing patient rooms, sweeping floors, emptying the trash, cleaning windows, restrooms and out buildings and when there are surgeries, she cleans…

As I See It: Life in Langlois

This week I am featuring the small community of Langlois, with information and pictures which appeared in a special section in a July 1929 issue of Western World.

Photos: The best cranberries in the world are grown in Bandon

One of the things that makes Bandon beautiful, fabulous, vibrant and unique is the local cranberry business. The industry is part of Bandon’s identity. Cranberry farmers are a valued (and colorful) part of the local culture and economy. Cranberries and…

Letter: Langlois Library hosting quilt raffle

The Langlois Public Library is holding a raffle for a garden-themed quilt. The purpose of this event is to earn funds to purchase the plants for our demonstration pollinator garden.

As I See It: Robbery at Bandon Food Center

Having started my journalism career in early 1959 as a cub reporter (and soon news editor) of the Western World, one of my first big stories came in August of 1960 when I told the story of a hold-up and…