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Ten Steve Prefontaine Quotes To Get You Motivated and Ready to Run!

Mon, Sep 5, 2016

Mon, Sep 5, 2016

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The Prefontaine Run along with the Bay Area Fun Festival & Cruz The Coos are coming in September! Born and raised in Coos Bay, Steve Prefontaine grew to become one of the most celebrated runners in history. His amazing story, and untimely death, inspired the Annual Prefontaine Memorial Run happening Saturday, September 17th, 2016. ...

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Six Places Aspiring Photographers Must See on Oregon's South Coast

Thu, Aug 25, 2016

Thu, Aug 25, 2016

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Looking to update your portfolio and beef up your Instagram? Perhaps you're just looking for some stunning scenery to capture in some timeless shots. No matter your goal and experience level, the Coos Bay area has the perfect backdrop for a planned and impromptu photo-sessions. ...

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Mill-Luck Salmon Celebration Returns to Oregon's Adventure Coast

Tue, Aug 16, 2016

Tue, Aug 16, 2016

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Much like the Salmon returns upstream, the Mill-Luck Salmon Celebration returns each year to the Mill Casino in North Bend on Friday, September 10th to Sunday, September 11th, 2016. ...

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Cruz the Coos Brings Classic Cars and Sweet Rides to Oregon's Adventure Coast

Thu, Aug 11, 2016

Thu, Aug 11, 2016

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September is just around the corner and everyone's talking about Cruz the Coos, now presented by The Coos Bay-North Bend Rotary Club! The event is one of the premiere vintage car cruises and show ‘n shines on the Oregon coast and part of the very popular Bay Area Fun Festival. ...

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23rd Annual Maritime Art Exhibition opens at Coos Art Museum

Fri, Jul 8, 2016

Fri, Jul 8, 2016

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The Coos Art Museum will open its 23rd Annual Maritime Art Exhibition in the first floor Maggie Karl Gallery this weekend! The juried exhibition displays maritime-themed artwork by major artists from across the United States. Seventy-six works by forty-four of the nation’s leading maritime artists are featured....

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Sand Duning or Sandboarding? Either Way, It's Time to Ride The Oregon Dunes!

Fri, Jul 1, 2016

Fri, Jul 1, 2016

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The fervor for sand riding is growing in popularity every year, with countless enthusiasts making the trek out to some of the world's biggest dunes in search of adventure. The thing is, when talking about sand riding it's possible to mean two very different activities: sand duning and sand boarding. Though they may have their own take on what it means to ride down a sand dune, both are an undeniable blast....

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Free Musical Entertainment is Just Around the Corner!

Fri, Jun 24, 2016

Fri, Jun 24, 2016

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The streets of Coos Bay is about to be filled with music this summer. Not only do we have the Oregon Coast Music Festival July 21st-30th, The World Newspaper and the Coos Bay Downtown Association has announced that the popular lunchtime concert series, "Music on the Corner", will kick off again on July 8th at noon!...

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Experience UO's NEW Charleston Marine Life Center

Wed, Jun 15, 2016

Wed, Jun 15, 2016

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It's here! After months of anticipation and nine years of development, The University of Oregon has opened a brand new public museum and aquarium for visitors of all ages in Charleston! ...

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Deep-Sea Fishing on Oregon's South Coast with Betty Kay Charters

Tue, May 17, 2016

Tue, May 17, 2016

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"Captain Bill was wonderful, going out of his way to find a good fishing spot and track down a whale for us." Deep sea fishing along Oregon's South Coast is one of the great experiences to be had any time of the year. Few things are more relaxing than chartering a boat and heading out onto the beautiful and mysterious Pacific waters on a fishing excursion. ...

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Hit the Trails! Six Hiking Destinations to Explore on Oregon's Adventure Coast

Thu, Apr 28, 2016

Thu, Apr 28, 2016

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There is no time like spring and summer on the Oregon Coast! The warmer, mild weather makes it an ideal time to pack your bag, pop on your hiking boots, and hit the trail! If nature and great exercise are what you're after, then look no further. Here are 6 Great Hiking Destinations in Coos Bay, North Bend, and Charleston....

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Even More Ways to Enjoy Coos Bay and North Bend for Cheap (or Free!)

Thu, Mar 3, 2016

Thu, Mar 3, 2016

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Let's not mince words here. We're big fans of cheap. Cheap is awesome, that's just a proven fact. And even better than cheap is free! Nothing beats spending an awesome day with friends without the unsettling feeling of "wallet fatigue."...

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Two Coos Bay Historical Attractions Featured on KCBY's Western Oregon Living

Tue, Feb 16, 2016

Tue, Feb 16, 2016

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Two of Coos Bay's most treasured landmarks were featured recently on KCBY's Western Oregon Living hosted by Sabrina Reese!...

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How to Enjoy Your Fresh Oregon Dungeness Crab

Tue, Jan 12, 2016

Tue, Jan 12, 2016

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A fresh Dungeness crab meal is something every Oregon Coast visitor should experience during their stay. Many adventurous travelers enjoy catching their own Dungeness crab in the waters of lower Coos Bay for an unforgettable feast. We are following up on our local crabbing tips with suggestions on how to enjoy your fresh catch!...

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Holiday Activities at Coos Art Museum

Wed, Nov 18, 2015

Wed, Nov 18, 2015

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FREE Admission to Coos Art Museum on Saturday, November 28th! On Saturday, November 28, Coos Art Museum will be participating in Small Business Saturday and the Noggin Cider Walk sponsored by the Coos Bay Downtown Association in downtown Coos Bay. In honor of the event the Museum will be open extended hours from 10 am to 4 pm. Thanks to the thoughtful generosity of Checkerberry's Flowers & Gifts and Bay Appliance and TV the Coos Art Museum will be open with FREE admission all day....

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Holiday Magic Coming to Coos Bay, North Bend & Charleston

Wed, Nov 11, 2015

Wed, Nov 11, 2015

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"It's the most wonderful time of the year...." Ask anyone who has visited Oregon's South Coast during the holiday season, and they will probably tell you this season is pure magic. There is truly something festive in the air as local merchants put out holiday decorations, carolers sing joyful tunes, and twinkling light displays can be seen almost everywhere you go. ...

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Egyptian Theatre 90th Birthday Celebration!

Mon, Nov 9, 2015

Mon, Nov 9, 2015

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Egyptian Theatre to Host a Series of Events This Week to Celebrate 90th Birthday Coos Bay- On Thursday, Nov. 12th, the Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association (ETPA) will present a "Great Gatsby Gala," to mark the beginning of four days of festivities marking the theatre's 90th birthday....

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Featured Trip Idea: Hunting for Antiques & Collectibles

Thu, Oct 15, 2015

Thu, Oct 15, 2015

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A treasure trove of beautiful antiques and collectibles are waiting to be discovered on Oregon's South Coast. ...

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Governor Kate Brown to Attend September 9th Grand Opening of Coos History Museum

Thu, Sep 3, 2015

Thu, Sep 3, 2015

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Though the beautiful new Coos History Museum has technically been open for several months, the museum is inviting the public to help celebrate it's official grand opening and a new era of cultural and tourism for Coos Bay's historic Front Street on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Admission will be free all day. A commemoration will officially open the building at noon and Oregon Governor Kate Brown is scheduled to appear at the museum from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m....

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Annual Steve Prefontaine Memorial Run Honors Beloved Icon

Mon, Aug 31, 2015

Mon, Aug 31, 2015

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"A race is a work of art that people can look at and be affected in as many ways as they’re capable of understanding."- Steve Prefontaine...

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Schooner America Coming to The Port of Coos Bay August 26th

Tue, Aug 18, 2015

Tue, Aug 18, 2015

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Sailing fans of all ages are in for a treat! The 1851 replica schooner, America, will be visiting The Port of Coos Bay and the Coos Bay Yacht Club later this month as part of the 2017 America’s Cup Tour. Troy Sears, owner and skipper of America, says “This opportunity is about more than engaging the yachting community in discussions about the current state of America’s Cup racing. It’s also about generating greater interest and awareness among today’s youth. We’re looking forward to welcoming young minds aboard America to explore the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM disciplines) that have always been an integral part of America’s Cup racing.” ...

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