Curry County is expected to transfer the remainder of its public health services to the Oregon Health Authority on July 1, according to a June 17 press release from OHA.
When does gambling become a problem?
Dawn was just breaking, and Tom McAdams had just barely crawled into bed, when he got the alarm. A 50-foot sailboat was washing ashore near Waldport.
As the summer months near, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) urges everyone of basic safety tips and precautions to grill and celebrate safely.
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View the online version of our 2021 Graduation Keepsake edition here!
Brookings recently named the yards of the month for May.
View the online version of our 2021 Curry County Reader's Choice Awards publication here!
View the online version of our 2020 Azalea Festival Guide here!
The Brookings-Harbor High School varsity track and field team represented well in the 3A state meet in Harrisburg on Tuesday, including Senior Derek Tuttle, who won his second state title in the javelin throw.
All through the summer of 1973, there was one song on the radio everywhere that you just couldn’t get away from: Jim Croce’s smash hit, “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown."
After voting to turn over public health last month, the Curry County Board of Commissioners have now given the local mental health authority back to the state.
Victoria Lindaman and her husband moved to Brookings in 2007 to retire. They both loved the ocean, so they bought a ranch with an ocean view. However, Lindaman lost her husband to cancer in 2018, and now it appears she will lose her scenic view.
The Langlois Lions is hosting the annual Mary Hildebrand Memorial Plant Sale on Saturday, May 15, through Sunday May 23, from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. This open air market is located at 94180 Kerber Lane. Masks are required. The sale is not at the Lions Club.
Local station 100.7 FM Curry Coast Community Radio could go off the air, unless they find a new tower to broadcast from by October.
View the online version of our 2021 Spring/Summer Go Wild Rivers Coast Guide here!
While COVID-19 continues to hamper celebrations and events, the 82nd Azalea Festival will carry on — with some changes.
This May, the Chetco Pelican Players are providing free group streaming access to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's production of Snow in Midsummer. Tickets are available now; the show will be available for streaming May 3 through May 29.
In less than 30 minutes, the Brookings City Council appointed a new mayor and a new city councilor.
Growing your own vegetable garden might seem like a daunting task, but with these tips and tricks from Oregon State University Extension Service, your homegrown carrots and tomatoes will be the talk of the neighborhood.
The Oregon Coast Visitors Association (OCVA) has joined Tourism Declares a Climate Emergency, an international initiative that supports tourism businesses, organizations and individuals in declaring a climate emergency.
In the United States, more than eight in 10 COVID-19 deaths have occurred among those of us aged 65 or above.
Sometime in 1915, a 40-year-old Black woman named Frankie Baker stepped off the train at Portland’s Union Station. She had come to stay; Oregon would be her home for the rest of her life.
The Chetco Pelican Players present a delightful adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's classic American novel, Little Women.
The Curry County community is invited to the Circle of Gold mural project design meetings on all Wednesdays in March and April at 4:30 p.m. The meetings are held at the Curry County Fairgrounds in the south end of the Livestock Pavilion on the west side of the fairgrounds. This mural is see…
Rogue Community College is offering a new short-term course this spring designed to help students prepare for entry-level jobs in the construction industry.
When Gabriel Chatman set out to start his own business five years ago, he wanted two things: creative freedom and the ability to provide a service to his community.
On March 12, Oregon Community Foundation named Oasis Advocacy & Shelter the recipient of Rental Assistance Program funding, in the amount of $40,000. The award recognizes the need for survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence and trafficking to have assistance with move-in costs.
The Manley Art Center will feature the photography of Calvin Casey from April 4 to May 1.
There is still time to apply for a scholarship with Curry Student Success Fund. Applications are due May 1. Scholarships are available to public school, private school, home school, GED grads and adults returning to school after some time.
Groups and organizations planning summer youth programs, camps and activities in Curry, Del Norte and Humboldt counties are encouraged to apply for mini-grants offered in partnership by the Wild Rivers Community Foundation, Humboldt Area Foundation, McLean Foundation, Patricia D. and William…
The Oregon Century Farm & Ranch Program is seeking applications for its 2021 awards cycle. Families throughout Oregon who have continuously farmed portions of their family acreage for the past 100 or 150 years are invited to apply.
The Curry County community is invited to the Circle of Gold mural project design planning meetings on all Wednesdays in March at 4:30 p.m. The meetings will be held at the Curry County fairgrounds in the south end of the Livestock Pavilion on the west side of the fairgrounds.
The Rogue Community College Board of Education on March 16 approved a tuition increase of $4 per credit for Oregon students for the 2021-22 school year. The 3.5 percent increase for in-state tuition is slightly less than last year's 3.57 percent increase as well as the 10-year average increa…
For the first time in 100 years, the endangered California condor will return to the Pacific Northwest. Once on the brink of extinction, this iconic species has made significant steps towards recovery. This week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service and the Yurok Tribe a…
View the online version of our Spring/Summer 2021 - Home Improvement Guide here!
It’s time to connect again.
This summer, the Chetco Community Public Library will go through a major interior renovation to better serve the needs of the community. After nearly 30 years of operation, the beautiful building deserves new carpet, fresh paint and a layout that better meets the needs of patrons today.
Coos Bay Public Library will host a free Virtual Volunteer Fair on Wednesday, March 31 from Noon-2 p.m. via Zoom. Fair will include organizations from Coos and Curry counties.
A Curry County community group that is seeking volunteers of all talents, skill sets and artistic abilities. The group is planning and painting a mural approximately 50 feet by 12 feet, and it will be on an inside wall in the Livestock Pavilion at the Curry County Fairgrounds/Event Center on…
The Rotary Club of Brookings-Harbor would like to invite qualifying high school seniors to apply for an exciting scholarship opportunity. Two Rotary $1,000 scholarships will be awarded at the Brookings-Harbor Scholarship Awards Reception at the end of May. This scholarship is available to a…
Earlier this week, PBAO revealed a new motto for their fundraising nonprofit organization: Local Strong.
Tammy Caluya never imagined she would run her own family farm, but it feels like it was meant to be.
March 11, marked the 10th anniversary of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, and is a good time to prepare for a tsunami on the Pacific Northwest Coast.
The Pelican Bay Arts Association has announced its summer art exhibition Art at the Port.
The needs in the community have been different during the pandemic — but no less, according to Pamela Winebarger, whose Brookings Harbor Community Helpers have been trying to meet the challenge.
OREGON DIVORCEE AGNES Anne “Annie” LeRoi arrived in Phoenix in the first few months of 1931 with her best friend and roommate, schoolteacher Hedvig “Sammy” Samuelson. They were climate refugees: Sammy had tuberculosis, and at the time the only cure for “consumption” was a dry climate and rest.
David Galchutt can pinpoint the exact moment he knew he wanted to be an artist; a moment that came early on in his life.
Sylvia Yock faced a dilemma. After suffering a stroke and a seizure a decade ago, she was terrified of speaking publicly.