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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

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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14+ Things You Should Know About Clamboree! & Glass Art Festival

Thu, Jun 18, 2015

Thu, Jun 18, 2015

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It's hard to believe, but the month of June is quickly coming to a close. You know what that means? Clamboree!...

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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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11 Road Trip Worthy Festivals Happening on Oregon's Adventure Coast

Wed, May 6, 2015

Wed, May 6, 2015

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Are you ready for summer? We sure are! There are countless reasons to treat yourself and your family to an epic road trip to Oregon's Adventure Coast this summer....

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The Historical and Mysterious Cemeteries of Coos Country (Part 3)

Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Thu, Apr 30, 2015

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If you have been following the adventures of our guest writer Steven Michael, you know that the Southern Oregon Coast is full of mystery. The beautiful historical cemeteries in and around Coos Country are excellent places to uncover the fascinating history behind the community we are today....

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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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Spring and Summer Blooms at Shore Acres State Park

Thu, Mar 5, 2015

Thu, Mar 5, 2015

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UPDATED with 2018 Dates! While the rest of the country was shivering with record temperatures and snowstorms this winter, Mother Nature treated us to a number of balmy 60 degree days and sunshine here on the Southern Oregon coast. We also had plenty of days to watch the spectacular waves as a result of the winter storms coming ashore off the mighty Pacific, but overall, it was a very pleasant winter....

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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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Must See: Cape Arago State Park

Must See: Cape Arago State Park

Tue, Feb 10, 2015

Tue, Feb 10, 2015

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#3ACoosBay Contest Rules

Mon, Feb 2, 2015

Mon, Feb 2, 2015

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NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. The #3ACoosBay contest is sponsored by the Coos Bay – North Bend Visitor & Convention Bureau (VCB) 50 Central Ave, Coos Bay, OR 97420. The contest starts 8am Thursday March 1, 2018 and ends at 11:59pm Sunday March 4, 2018. By entering, you agree to these Official Rules. Void where prohibited....

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Twelve Things You May Not Have Known About the Coos Art Museum

Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Thu, Jan 29, 2015

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Without question, one of the best kept secrets on Oregon's South Coast is the Coos Art Museum (CAM). For nearly 50 years, CAM has been a vital part of the state’s cultural landscape providing countless opportunities for the many extraordinary artists living in our region. ...

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