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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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Celebrate all Things Salmon this September!

Wed, Aug 12, 2015

Wed, Aug 12, 2015

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If you love Salmon as much as we do, September is a great time to travel to Oregon's South Coast! Not only is Chinook Salmon season at it's peak, there will be 2 events celebrating salmon the 2nd weekend in September....

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20+ Things to Do on the Cheap or Free on Oregon's South Coast This Fall

Thu, Aug 6, 2015

Thu, Aug 6, 2015

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You've hear that old saying, "The best things in life are free..." and it's true! Some of our favorite attractions and most treasured resources here on Oregon's South Coast are completely free of charge or very inexpensive to enjoy. From free festivals and outdoor concerts to movies and screenings, there is something for everyone....

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Summer's Just Getting Started on Oregon's Adventure Coast

Sun, Jul 19, 2015

Sun, Jul 19, 2015

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Summer Festival Round Up: Charleston Seafood Festival, Blackberry Arts Festival, Mill Luck Salmon Celebration, Bay Area Fun Festival and more! ...

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Explore the New Waterfront Coos History Museum

Fri, Jul 10, 2015

Fri, Jul 10, 2015

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"The new Coos History Museum & Maritime Collection is designed to celebrate our unique regional identity and heritage. It ensures that today’s visitors, and future generations, will understand the story of the people, places, and events that make Oregon’s South Coast special." - Coos History Museum & Maritime Collections ...

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Summertime Saltwater Fishing Tips on Oregon's Adventure Coast

Mon, Jun 29, 2015

Mon, Jun 29, 2015

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There are plenty of fish in the sea! You may have heard, but fishing is in no short supply here on Oregon's Adventure Coast. It's no wonder, since Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston has a bounty of incredible fishing options! Summer is the perfect time to go saltwater fishing on the beach and/or in the Pacific Ocean. In fact, saltwater fishing is one of the most popular outdoor recreational activities during this time of year....

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The Annual Maritime Art Exhibition at Coos Art Museum is a Must See!

Tue, Jun 23, 2015

Tue, Jun 23, 2015

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The Coos Art Museum Presents the 22nd Annual Maritime Art Exhibition: July 11, 2015 - September 26,2015...

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Three Rivers Casino Opens Coos Bay Location!

Wed, May 13, 2015

Wed, May 13, 2015

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An eager crowd joined tribal members of the Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians, along with local business leaders last week to witness the ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening of the new Three Rivers Casino Coos Bay. After months of construction, the casino features a 15,000 square foot casino floor with 250 new bingo-slots along with a full service restaurant and bar, Cafe 1297....

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If the world is an oyster, Coos Bay is its clam

Tue, Apr 14, 2015

Tue, Apr 14, 2015

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Mucky mucks If the world is an oyster, Coos Bay is its clam. The guy standing in front of Basin Tackle has a fleshy slab of clam meat in one hand and a wet knife in the other. He’s Rob, the owner, and he’s a wealth of information for visitors like us. My wife and I walk past him on our way to buy some shellfish licenses. An empty shell glistens on the asphalt at his feet....

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Grab Your Buckets and Shovels- Clamming Tides Are Back!

Mon, Mar 30, 2015

Mon, Mar 30, 2015

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Thanks to Daylight Savings Time, Oregon Coast residents and visitors get an extra hour of low tides during daylight which is great for clamming! The South Oregon coast, home to numerous bays, is the ideal destination for recreational diggers and we expect tides to be ideal for clamming well into spring, summer and even fall!...

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Discover the Fascinating Secrets of the Past in Coos County

Wed, Mar 18, 2015

Wed, Mar 18, 2015

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Thanks to Daylight Savings Time, Oregon Coast residents and visitors get an extra hour of low tides during daylight which is great for clamming! The South Oregon coast, home to numerous bays, is the ideal destination for recreational diggers and we expect tides to be ideal for clamming well into spring, summer and even fall!...

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Historical Cemeteries of Coos County (Part One)

Sat, Feb 28, 2015

Sat, Feb 28, 2015

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To understand and appreciate the present, we sometimes need to explore the past. From the first settlement established at Empire City in 1853 to the bustling heart of a water-dependent community (then called Marshfield), Coos County is rich with fascinating people and history. With spring weather approaching, our historic cemeteries are excellent destinations to discover the stories of the past....

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