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Success at Bite of Bandon

BANDON - The Bite of Bandon was another success this year, drawing a sold-out crowd to The Barn on Saturday night to support the Bandon Community Youth Center.

As I See It, March 5: City Hall

I can still remember when the building now occupied by the Bandon Historical Society Museum was the Bandon City Hall. This picture was taken during the flood of 1961, and I can spot long-time city manager (called manager of utilities…

Langlois Lions to hold spaghetti feed March 31

LANGLOIS - The Langlois Lions will host its "famous" spaghetti feed followed by a dessert auction starting at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at the Lions Club on Floras Lake Loop. This benefit event is earmarked for the Langlois Lions'…

As I See It, Feb. 26: Old Town, 1970s

The first picture I am sharing this week was probably taken in the mid-to-late 1970s, but unfortunately I didn't record the date on the negative envelope, so I'm not sure. The only person I recognize is John Cribb, one-time publisher…

Pacific boys seek state success

LANGLOIS — Last winter, Pacific’s boys basketball team traveled across the state to Baker City for the Class 1A state tournament. The only problem was the Pirates weren’t playing, after losing in the Skyline League playoffs.

Pacific boys advance to state tournament

LANGLOIS — Pacific’s top-ranked boys basketball team is headed across the state to Baker City for the Class 1A state tournament.

Mark handsaker

April 6, 1966 - Feb. 16, 2018

Correction/explanation by the Friends of the Langlois Library

1. In our “Notice to the Public” the Friends said “checks made out to the Langlois Public Library itself are not tax deductible. We were not aware until recently that such donations ARE now deductible on both State and Federal…

Elections may help DHS

I agree with The Oregonian editorial (2/15/18), "Audit outlines child welfare problems." I've researched federal DHS audits of this agency since 2001, and found that not much has changed. Improvement plans are ordered, directors get replaced, and the same broken…

Brock Smith introduces carbon sequestration legislation

SALEM – Representative David Brock Smith (R-Port Orford) has long been an advocate for rural Oregon communities and their residents. As a former school board member for the Port Orford-Langlois School District, which is the 8th most impoverished school district…

Pacific boys get big win over Challengers

LANGLOIS — Pacific’s boys basketball team has had Wednesday circled on the calendar since December, when the Pirates suffered a two-point loss to Cascade Christian in the Challengers’ holiday tournament.

As I See It, Jan. 29: Students know science

The first picture I am sharing this week was taken during the Cranberry Festival parade of 1971. Not sure who is driving the "Green Drag'in", but I do recognize Smoky Wilson as one of the boys who is talking to…

Bite of Bandon benefits Youth Center

BANDON - Join the Bandon Community Youth Center for a "bite on the town" at the annual Bite of Bandon culinary showcase and auction, from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at The Barn/Bandon Community Center, 1200 11th St. SW.