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As I See It: Shipwreck in 1914

I've had the postcard of the first picture I am sharing for a long time, but I had not been able to find any information about it. I knew it was taken on the beach just south of the South…

Oregon to shutter restaurants, other businesses for two weeks

Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced sweeping new statewide regulations Friday to slow the spread of COVID-19 after the state's second day of reporting more than new 1,000 cases. The two-week regulations bring many businesses back to the capacity they were…

As I See It: Thriving fishing industry

The first picture I am sharing was taken around the mid l960s when the fishing fleet had grown to 50 boats. An article on the front page of the Aug. 4, 1966, Western World told the story.

What makes a good mayor?

Mayor Wetherell and council members have proven to the citizens of North Bend they serve special interests, instead of those that elected them. Ignoring their budget, Mayor Wetherell and the council, passed a “Safety Fee.” Lying to the citizens of…

October 24, 2020 Death Notices

Thomas W. Cooley, 94, of North Bend died October 17, 2020 in North Bend. Cremation rites will be held at Ocean View Memory Gardens Crematory, Coos Bay under the direction of Coos Bay Chapel. 541-267-3131.

North Curry County applicants sought for tourism committee

CURRY COUNTY — The Curry County Board of Commissioners is seeking north county (as defined by the boundaries of the 2CJ (Port Orford Langlois School District) applicants for the Tourism Promotions Committee with a term expiring Dec. 31, 2023.

North Bank Lane fire update

BANDON — The North Bank Lane fire that started from a downed power line on Tuesday morning has burned approximately 319 acres and was 20% contained as of Wednesday afternoon, according Coos Forest Protective Association spokesperson Dominique Ray.

June Marie Smith

January 27, 1925 - September 1, 2020

Mary Capps celebrated as she turns 96

BANDON — A drive-by birthday party was held Monday afternoon, Aug. 17, at her Ocean Drive residence for lifelong resident Mary Capps, who turned 96 on that day. Residents drove by and wished her well, dropping off flowers and cards.

Barbara Dodrill on turning 93: A well-lived life

BANDON — There's so many things Barbara Dodrill has done, it's hard to know where to start. But let it be said that this woman, who's turning 93 on Tuesday, has lived a full life and continues to give to…

Strawberry fields forever

LANGLOIS — There are u-pick opportunities for fresh organic strawberries and blueberries and this season they are sweeter than ever.

Langlois fire destroys home

LANGLOIS — Firefighters responded a fully involved structure fire and explosion on Indian Lane in Langlois on Monday, Aug. 3.

Langlois Library reopens

LANGLOIS — The Langlois Public Library has reopened to the public.

As I See It for June 29: Repairing City Dock

The first picture I am sharing today, taken in the early 1970s, shows Don Dodrill, a member of the City's public works crew, repairing what was then known as the "City Dock," at the north end of Chicago Avenue. The…