World famous Langlois

RIP Mike Knapp

Mike Knapp was a great man -- a true Langlois legend and he'll be missed.

From The World Newspaper

Dec. 10, 1947 - May 7, 2015

A potluck celebration will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday May 16, at Hog Field, Sixes River Road, to honor the life of Michael Lloyd Knapp, 67 of Langlois.

Mike was the first born son of Harold and Mary Knapp, arriving Dec. 10, 1947 in Gold Beach. He died in his home in Langlois May 7, 2015. Read more about RIP Mike Knapp

Langlois Market Jake and Joe get a nice writeup

Innovation and diversified business portfolios aren’t only for urban business owners. Rural business owners have to seize opportunities and hedge their risks by offering top notch service in not one, but many, businesses. Earlier this year we spoke with 100 entrepreneurs in southwest Oregon and met Jake Pestana, the owner of Langlois Market, located in Langlois, an unincorporated community in Curry County. Jake and his family are a true entrepreneurial success story. Jake owns not one business, but partners with his brother, Joe Pestana, and parents, Leland Pestana and Sue Sweet, and uncle, Coos County Commissioner John Sweet, to run five other businesses.



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Floras Lake Windsurfing, Kiteboarding School, B & B

When you drive on Hwy 101 through Langlois, it’s hard to visualize the many recreational opportunities that abound just a few miles away that have helped put Langlois on the map. Floras Lake State Park and Curry County-Boice Cope Park are home to Floras Lake Windsurfing and Kiteboarding school and Floras Lake House Bed & Breakfast.

Floras Lake has become a major attraction over the years for beginner windsurfers and kitesurfers because of its steady, consistent northwest winds that blow from April through October and a wide and challenging array of sailing conditions . A short walk across Floras Lake outlet leads to the kite beach and the Pacific just over the sand spit, which separates fresh-water Floras Lake from the ocean.

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