Rural Events and News

Here for the #3ACoosBay OSAA Basketball Tournament? Learn how to score a pair of Snapchat Spectacles!

3A OSAA Basketball Tournament fans: Enter our #3ACoosBay photo contest for a chance to win a pair of the new “Must Have” Snapchat Spectacles! It’s going to be non-stop action here in Coos Bay as teams battle it out for the 3A Basketball State Championship Title starting March 2nd at North Bend High School & Marshfield High School. We’re…

Are Pets Welcome on Oregon’s Adventure Coast?

For many of us, pets are an important part of the family and often make great traveling companions, especially when you heading to Oregon’s Adventure Coast!  That’s why we welcome travelers AND their furry friends. As a Pet Friendly destination, visitors will find numerous “pet friendly” lodging options, services and play areas in the Coos Bay/North Bend/Charleston…

Discover Corvallis’ heritage trees on an interactive map

Among the many natural resources in the City of Corvallis perhaps none is as ubiquitous and beloved as the city’s urban forest. Now the most stunning examples of that population are on display for the entire community to appreciate via a new interactive map. Source: Visit Corvallis Oregon Discover Corvallis’ heritage trees on an interactive…

Where Can I Find the Best Kayak Fishing on Oregon’s Adventure Coast?

Photographer: Chris Hyde Throughout the year, Oregon’s Adventure Coast offers great opportunities for fishing, clamming and crabbing; so it’s not surprising that kayak fishing is growing in popularity among locals and visitors. So where’s the local  favorite kayak fishing spot? Our very own Sunset Bay State Park. Known for its towering sea cliffs, beautiful sandy beaches,…

What’s Special About The Washed Ashore Sea Life Art Exhibit?

Photo Source: Washed Ashore on Facebook Did you know that one of the most powerful and captivating community-driven art projects in our region is just a short day trip away in nearby Bandon, Oregon? The Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea, led by artist Angela Haseltine Pozzi, raises awareness about the problem of plastic…