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Community remembers fallen Vietnam War veterans from Coquille High School  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — Around every veteran-related holiday, Brenda Webb kept seeing four names brought up in Facebook community groups.

Fallen soldiers from the Vietnam War honored by Coquille schools  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — When the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall made a stop in Coquille last year, it gave one former Coquille High School student an idea.

Vietnam Vets and Coquille Alums honored in dedication ceremony 11

COQUILLE, Ore. - Vietnam veterans and Coquille High School alums were honored on Monday. The families of four former students accepted tributes at a ...

Lucille Maxine Van Burger | Obituaries  Coos Bay World

A celebration of life will be held for L. Maxine Van Burger at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at the North Bend Masonic Lodge, 2002 Union Ave., North Bend. L. Maxine ...

Bill would expand the UO's Oregon Research Schools Network  AroundtheO

Legislation in the Oregon Senate would put the program in more high schools around the state.

Boys & Girls Club holds second track meet  Coos Bay World

The Boys & Girls Club of Southwestern Oregon held its second spring track meet at Coquille High School last weekend.

Coquille High School gets national recognition  Coos Bay World

COOS COUNTY — Coquille and Bandon high schools have been nationally recognized by US News and World Report for their students' outstanding ...

Coquille School District delegates fight for more funding at the capitol  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — Two Coquille High School students met with Governor Kate Brown this week to explain what the proposed $8.8 billion school funding would mean ...

Boil water advisory remains in effect for Coquille  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — The City of Coquille held a special meeting Wednesday night where city staff revealed their belief that a buildup of silt near the Rink Creek ...

Red and Marcien Brown celebrate 66th wedding anniversary  Coos Bay World

Red (Eugene) and Marcien Brown celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary with family at the home of Helen Dorland.

Graduation rate increases across the state  Coos Bay World

Correction: Coos Bay School District's graduation rate is 65, while Marshfield High School's is 91.4)

Coquille School District to purchase new building for Winter Lakes School expansion  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — Winter Lakes is expanding. The Coquille School District expects to announce this week or next the purchase of the Granite Plus building, which ...

Coquille boys' comeback falls short against Oakland  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — The Coquille boys basketball team took another step in its development against the No. 4 Oakland Oakers on Wednesday.

Chess for Success tournament set for Jan. 26 in Coquille  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE - The Chess for Success Coos Curry Regional Chess Tournament will be held Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Coquille High School Library. All students ...

Coquille set for new state tournament  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — The Coquille girls basketball team hopes a new site is the recipe for a better finish in the state tournament.

Coquille Police Department set to host annual Shop with Heroes in December  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE – The Coquille Police Department is hosting its 10th annual Shop with Heroes event on Dec. 15 at the Coos Bay Walmart at 2051 Newmark Ave.

Coquille Chess students compete in statewide tournament | Local News  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — Fifteen Coquille chess players and one from Myrtle Point competed at the Chess for Success State Championships at the Oregon Convention ...

Football 2018: Coquille aims to keep winning tradition  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — The Coquille football team graduated one of its most successful groups last spring, but coach David Thomason was as excited as ever when ...

Coquille volleyball team seeks another state trophy  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — Few South Coast teams have enjoyed success on a state level to rival that of Coquille's volleyball team over the past four years, with the possible ...

Coquille girls pushed, pull away from Oakland  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — It was bound to happen eventually, and it'll happen again.

Coquille School District removes all athletic fees for students  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — As Superintendent Tim Sweeney always says, “It's a good time to be in Coquille.”

Unbeaten Toledo boys hold off Coquille rally  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — The Coquille boys basketball team has spent the season collecting real close or relatively close losses to several of the top teams in Class 2A.

Coquille girls dominate Toledo in league opener  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — Coquille's girls basketball team made sure it didn't have any hangover from its first loss of the season, an overtime setback at top-ranked Kennedy ...

Coquille's Baird is Sunset Conference MVP  Coos Bay World

Coquille's Morgan Baird was named most valuable player for the Sunset Conference after leading the Red Devils to an unbeaten league season, while ...

Candidates for Coquille City Council discuss city's communication issues, plans for local economy  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE – As Election Day approaches next month, The World caught up with candidates to discuss their campaigns. This year, a total of 11 candidates are ...

Coquille's Morgan Baird is Ms. Basketball for Class 2A  Coos Bay World

Coquille's Morgan Baird was voted Oregon Ms. Basketball for Class 2A by coaches around the state.

Coquille rallies to tip Bandon on homecoming night  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — Coquille football coach David Thomason prides himself on his team's fight.

Travelling replica of Vietnam Memorial Wall arrives in Coquille  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — After almost two years of planning and countless meetings, the Travelling Vietnam Wall is now in Coos County. The wall, which is an 80 percent ...

Coquille Booster Club honors past greats with Hall of Fame induction  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — When the Coquille Booster Club held its eighth hall of fame induction banquet Saturday, a consistent theme was school pride, from the inductees ...

Coquille Valley Elks Lodge hands out awards  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — Coquille Valley Elks Lodge No. 1935 hosted an awards night and hamburger feed for winners of their scholarship program, hoop shoot program, ...

Coquille rallies to reach state tournament | Local Sports  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — The Coquille volleyball team has made the state tournament a yearly tradition in recent seasons, so the Red Devils are used to winning the playoff ...

A new Miss Coos County is crowned | Local News |  Coos Bay World

COOS BAY — For a dozen young women, it all came down to this moment. Hand in hand, contestants stood smiling and glowing with anticipation Saturday at ...

Coquille teammates wrap up stellar careers  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — This time next year, McKenna Wilson and Heather Marshall will be track and field teammates at Umpqua Community College.

Coquille players lead Sunset Conference all-league teams  Coos Bay World

Coquille's Caiden Yates swept the top individual honors in the Sunset Conference for football, being named both the offensive and defensive player of the year ...

New COE program will help state boost high school grad rates  AroundtheO

The Oregon School Resource Network will create the first-ever education extension *service*.

UO College of Education program works with high schools statewide to address their needs  Oregon Daily Emerald

Roosevelt High School, located in Portland, has a population of students that has been exposed to trauma such as domestic violence that make it hard for them ...

Thomasson sentenced to life for murder of his grandfather in Coquille  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — James Jay Thomasson, 29, was sentenced to life in prison Monday in Coos County Circuit Court, with the possibility of parole after 25 years, after ...

Miss Coos County contestants vie for titles Saturday  Coos Bay World

COOS BAY — Six young women will compete for the 2019 title of Miss Coos County on Saturday, Feb. 23.

Coquille Chamber of Commerce host Gay '90s celebration downtown  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE -- Downtown Coquille transformed Saturday as the annual Gay '90s celebration rolled through town carrying with it an outpouring of American ...

Southern Oregon University honors Coquille graduate killed in Iron 44 tragedy  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE – “He wanted to make a difference in this world,” said Erim Gomez about his brother, who died 10 years ago in the Iron 44 tragedy.

Coquille School District adopts ALICE program | Education  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE – Coquille School District teachers underwent day-long training yesterday on how to deal with an active shooter.

Coquille High School band heads to state competition 11

COQUILLE, Ore. – For the first time in nearly two decades the Coquille High School band is headed to the state championships.The symphonic band consists of ...

"It's not every day ..."  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — “It's not every day you walk around town with a check for $280000 in your hand,” wrote Tim Sweeney, Coquille School District superintendent in ...

Wildfires continue to spread in southern Oregon  Coos Bay World

The Taylor Creek fire west of Grants Pass has been removed from the Garner Complex fire grouping and is now under new management.

Community members and officers come together for 'Night Out'  Coos Bay World

COOS COUNTY — Law enforcement and community members in around Coos County joined one another and celebrated National Night Out yesterday at ...

Local musicians help raise funds to support Bay Area high school students  Coos Bay World

COOS BAY — Community members from around the Bay Area gathered Saturday evening at 7 Devils Brewing Company in Coos Bay to support local high ...

Coquille School District says goodbye to its favorite teacher  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — Not many teachers get to say they helped educate over 7000 students, but Coquille High School's Larry Osburn can.

Coquille wins volleyball seeding match  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — Entering Tuesday's Mountain Valley Conference seeding match with Creswell, Coquille was sitting fourth in the Class 3A power rankings and ...

Pamela "Pam" Kay (Wilson) Pierce  Coos Bay World

A celebration of life will be held for Pamela "Pam" Kay (Wilson) Pierce, 62, of Myrtle Point, from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Owen Building, 201 N.

Marshfield students utilize 3D printer technology for project  Coos Bay World

COOS BAY — “This is the future,” said John Hanna, holding a piece of his latest invention *fresh* off the 3D printer from Marshfield High School.

High school chess wiz to represent Oregon in national tournament  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — Local chess wiz from Coquille High School, Joshua Grabinsky, recently earned a National Master ranking at a chess tournament in Reno, ...

This Week's Calendar of Events  Coos Bay World

American Red Cross Blood Drive 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Bay Area Hospital, 1775 Thompson Road, Coos Bay. All eligible donors, especially blood donors with type O ...

Winter Lakes graduate receives $10,000 scholarship  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — Seneca Sawmill only awards one scholarship each year.The Eugene-based company gave that $10000 award to the Winter Lakes High School's ...

Yvonne Lee Kern Marineau | Obituaries |  Coos Bay World

A celebration of life will be held for Yvonne Lee Kern Marineau at 1 p.m., Aug. 25, at the Coquille Christian Community Church with Pastors Bruce Russell and ...

Miss Teen Rodeo returns home for the Coos County Fair  Coos Bay World

MYRTLE POINT — At only a of couple days old, Bethany Rowe's destiny was locked in. The Coquille native said before she even stepped foot into her new ...

Claudia Lee (Varney) Moore | Obituaries  Coos Bay World

A private celebration of life will be held for Claudia Lee (Varney) Moore, 93, of Coquille. Claudia was born March 2, 1925, to Joe and Ruth (Soden) Varney at the ...

Shayla Coleman | Obituaries  Coos Bay World

A celebration of life for Shayla Marie Coleman, 22, of Coquille, will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the Coquille High School gymnasium. Shayla was ...

Coquille Hall of Fame adds new members | Local Sports  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — The annual Coquille Hall of Fame induction ceremony Saturday night included four individuals and the only boys cross country team in school ...

Coquille seniors awarded $2,500 scholarships | Education  Coos Bay World

COOS BAY — The Carl and Camilla Rietman Scholarship Fund awarded $2500 scholarships to 28 Coquille High School graduates at a ceremony May 30.

Reconfiguration becomes reality in Coquille schools  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — The Coquille school district will look entirely different this fall as grades are redistributed through its three buildings.

Coos County firefighters aid in fire near Grants Pass  Coos Bay World

COOS COUNTY — For over a week, a team of 12 firefighters from Coos County have been lending a hand to fire crews battling the Garner Complex fire near ...

Commissioner Cribbins seeks reelection for Coos County Commissioner | Government and Politics  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — Commissioner Melissa Cribbins is running once more for the Coos County Commissioner position No. 3. As the incumbent, she has many more ...

Booster Club seeks enthusiastic members  Coos Bay World

BANDON - School spirit is something that can create a positive atmosphere and boost students' self-esteem.

Clambake Music Festival now in its 30th year  Coos Bay World

It's South Coast Clambake Music Festival time again. What does that mean? A lot of music over the course of the weekend starting March 7 with a kick-off event ...

Boyd Stone | Obituaries  Coos Bay World

Boyd Dell Stone, 93, passed away in Springfield, March 4, 2017. He was born at home south of Coquille Feb. 3, 1924 to John Edward and Minnie Jane (Finley) ...

Kids shop with a hero for Christmas  Coos Bay World

COOS BAY — For the ninth year, the Coquille Police Department hosted its Shop With a Hero event, where less fortunate children are given a chance to go out ...

Bob Gene Rowland | Obituaries |  Corvallis Gazette Times

Bob Gene Rowland peacefully passed away at the age of eighty-four at home and surrounded by his loving family on November 8, 2018. He was born in ...

Aaron Graham | Obituaries  Coos Bay World

Aaron was born Dec. 24, 1972, in Klamath Falls, Ore., to parents Dennis and Mary Graham. He passed away March 1, 2017, after a courageous battle with ...

Daniel Strain | Obituaries  Coos Bay World

Daniel Maury Strain, 56, the son of Hal Strain and Patti Boice Strain was a gentle soul with a grand sense of humor. Dan was born in Mast Hospital, Myrtle Point, ...

Coquille schools overhauled | Education |  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — The transformation is complete, and Coquille students are settling in to their new classrooms.

Coquille Elks award students  Coos Bay World

Coquille Valley Elks Lodge #1935 recently held an Awards Night to recognize local youth for their participation in contests sponsored by the lodge. This year's ...

State Supreme Court rules permit granted to Port of Coos Bay was justified  Coos Bay World

The Oregon Supreme Court affirmed Thursday that a removal fill permit issued by the Department of State Lands (DSL) to the Port of Coos Bay in 2011 was ...

Oregon high school graduation rate increases to 74 percent  Coos Bay World

COOS BAY — As the state Department of Education continues its push toward a 100 percent high school graduation rate, data released this week shows some ...

Adapt opens first coastal opioid rehab center  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — A long-term opioid rehabilitation center has opened in North Bend.

Chess masters vie for spot in state tournament  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — Thirty-four budding chess masters competed in the regional Chess for Success Tournament on Saturday, Feb, 4, at Coquille High School. Players ...

Coquille boys defeat Pleasant Hill, 49-42 | Galleries |  Coos Bay World

Coquille defeats Pleasant Hill, 49-42, in the Mountain Valley Conference opener at Coquille High School on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018.

Beaverton School superintendent took road less traveled to leadership

Don Grotting worked in a plywood mill into his mid-30s; after he was laid off, he headed back to school and today is superintendent of Oregon's third largest ...

Derrick James Dale Yarnell | Obituaries  Coos Bay World

Jan. 21, 1994 - April 6, 2014. Derrick James Dale Yarnell, 20, of Coquille was born Jan. 21, 1994, in Salem to Glen Dale Yarnell III and Casondra Yarnell.

Dale Roy Backman | Obituaries |  Coos Bay World

A memorial *service* to celebrate the life of Dale Roy Backman, 66, of Coquille, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 26, at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1290 ...

Chess for Success Coos Curry Regional Chess Tournament | Clubs and Activities  Coos Bay World

Check in is at 9:30 a.m.. Players K-12 are invited to the Coos-Curry County Regional Chess for Success tournament. Students can compete as individuals or on ...

'He punched me,' wife testifies  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — Angela Royal testified Thursday that her husband, the former principal of Coquille High School, assaulted her in August.

Doctors fight Coquille girl’s cancer with HIV virus  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — Avrey Walker has been fighting cancer over half her young life. She is an active and spirited 9-year-old who loves the outdoors and animals.

Josiah Perkins, Joshua Grabinsky bring home trophies from chess tournament  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — Coquille High School chess players Josiah Perkins and Joshua Grabinsky participated in the national K-12 championships in the heartland of ...

High school kids attend firefighter camp | Education |  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — High school students tried their hand at firefighting over the weekend.

Deputies locate lost mushroom picker over weekend | Local News  Coos Bay World

COOS COUNTY — Mushroom season has begun and already the Coos County Sheriff's Office has been out looking for a lost picker.

Oregon House Representative candidate Teri Grier wins Independent Party of Oregon nomination  Coos Bay World

State representative candidate Teri Grier, who is running for Oregon House District 9, has won the nomination to represent the Independent Party of Oregon in ...

Pamplin Media Group - Chess for success  Portland Tribune

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Umpqua Discovery Center turns 25  Coos Bay World

REEDSPORT — One of the key draws to western Douglas County and the South Coast's cultural and historical past turns 25 years old this summer.

Runaway teen found in Utah | Crime & Courts  Coos Bay World

COOS BAY — A runaway Coos Bay 15-year-old girl was found Saturday in Utah after crashing her mother's stolen pickup truck.

John Britton  Coos Bay World

Johnny Britton, 53, died Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016 from complications of pneumonia at his home in North Bend. Johnny was born Feb. 15, 1962 at Keizer Hospital ...

Q&A with Greg Mulkey | Class 3A State Basketball Playoffs  Coos Bay World

Marshfield athletic director Greg Mulkey has been a part of the Class 3A Tournament Committee since the group started working to bring the tournament back to ...

College Park Church in North Bend hopes to open warming center  Coos Bay World

NORTH BEND — The city of North Bend has reviewed College Park Community Church's appeal to open a winter warming center on church property and has ...

Miss Coos County contestants seek scholarships  Coos Bay World

COOS BAY — Twelve young women will compete for the 2018 title of Miss Coos County and Miss Pacific Shores on Saturday, Feb. 17.

Master Gardener Association awards six local scholarships  Coos Bay World

BANDON — Congratulations go out to several local students who are the recipients of scholarships awarded by the Coos County Master Gardener Association ...

Jaime Torres  Coos Bay World

Our warrior Jaime Anthony Torres has completed his mission here on earth and is now a warrior in God's army. Jaime, 24, of Coquille was born Jan. 5, 1991, to ...

Brittany Crutchfield named Miss Coos County 2017 | Local News  Coos Bay World

COOS BAY — More than $28000 in scholarships were awarded Saturday night as 23 young women and 18 girls put forward their best efforts to compete for the ...

Bears provide fun challenge for taxidermist  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — The two huge Russian brown bears stand face to face, claws outstretched and teeth snarling through their open mouths.

New David Douglas superintendent Don Grotting says his philosophy is 'no excuses'

Don Grotting is moving west, leaving the eastern edge of Oregon to become superintendent of the David Douglas School District on July 1. For the past 10 years, ...

Donald Whereat | Obituaries  Coos Bay World

March 19, 1924 – Dec. 15, 2013. Donald Whereat passed away Dec. 15, 2013. This year's annual New Year's Day Peace Hike to the Amanda Statue near ...

Ten compete at state All Stars Championship in chess  Coos Bay World

SALEM — It was a busy weekend for the Coquille Chess Club.

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