Langlois News from The World Newspaper

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

Learn more about a Trail Investment Plan for Floras Lake

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is working on a Trail Investment Plan for Floras Lake State Natural Area near Bandon, and the public is invited to an informational meeting and to provide feedback 5:30 p.m. Nov. 1.

PO Rotary thanks donors!

The Rotary Club of Port Orford thanks and celebrates the citizens of Port Orford, Elk River, Sixes, Langlois and the surrounding area who came out and supported the club at its first Spaghetti Dinner Auction. We had some glitches, but…

As I See It: Port acquires Coast Guard building

It was 40 years ago last April that a Western World headline told the story of the Port of Bandon's acquisition of the former Coast Guard building (first photo), which it still owns today. "The massive white building that stands…

As I See It: Bullards Ferry Bridge

It wasn't until I began looking for pictures that showed the Bullards Bridge being opened for a vessel did I learn that the actual name of the bridge is Bullards Ferry Bridge... not just Bullards Bridge.

As I See It: Parking meters in Bandon

The date was Nov. 27, 1952, when the city council considered the use of parking meters to aid traffic in downtown (now Old Town) Bandon.

September, 2023 Death Notices

Connie L. Thom, 65, of Coos Bay died September 2, 2023 in Springfield. Arrangements are under the direction of Coos Bay Chapel 685 Anderson Ave. 541-267-3131.

Letter: Please join us

The Langlois Lions club will be hosting a yard sale booth at the Dragonfly Farm August 19, Saturday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. This is a multi-family yard sale event hosted by Dragonfly.

As I See It: Basketball makes a move

Who knew that when Coach Vic Adams of North Bend spoke at the fall sports banquet in Bandon in 1941 ... that 25 years later he'd be coaching here. When this photo was taken in December of 1966, Vic, at…

As I See It: A new service station

I found a great picture of the original Chappell service station, taken during the Ferry Creek flood in 1940, which occurred not long after the new station opened. Here's what I found in the Dec. 28, 1939, Western World.