Langlois News from The World Newspaper

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…

November 16, 2021 Death Notices

Melvin J. "Jay" Huntley Jr., 65, of Coos Bay died November 1, 2021 in Coos Bay. Cremation rites have been held at Ocean View Memory Gardens Crematory, Coos Bay under the direction of Coos Bay Chapel. 541-267-3131.

Fatal Crash on Highway 42S in Coos County

On November 9, 2021, at approximately 4:30 P.M., OSP Troopers responded to a single-vehicle crash involving a submerged vehicle on U.S. Highway 42S near milepost 10 near Coquille.

Letter: Sandie’s pot pies available

Good news from the Langlois Lions Club: Sandie's World Famous Chicken Pot Pies are back for your winter enjoyment. This will be a long overdue fundraiser event as the annual Holiday Craft Fair has again been canceled due to the…

As I See It: Salmon in the Coquille

I know that I have shared this first picture before, but it is so important to the topic of salmon fishing in the Coquille River that I decided to run it again. I am not even sure when this was…

Johnny Waller

With tremendous grief we share the passing of Johnny Waller on August 26, 2021 after a courageous battle with Covid pneumonia.

September 10, 2021 Death Notices

Sharon L. Morra, 52, of North Bend, passed away on September 1, 2021 in Coos Bay. Arrangements are under the care of North Bend Chapel, 541-756-0440.

September 7, 2021 Death Notices

Boyd "Rusty" Armstrong, age 67, of North Bend passed away August 25, 2021, in Coos Bay. Arrangements under the direction of Nelson's Bay Area Mortuary, 405 Elrod Ave., Coos Bay, 541 267-4216.

As I See It: Millard School

Through the years, I have often mentioned Millard School, but without a lot of information about what a first-rate unique school it really was. There are lots of stories about generals and other top ranked military officials who "got their…