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1996

January 1996

On the cover: The building of the historical
McCullough Bridge which spans Coos Bay
as you leave North Bend going north.

Stories included:

The McCullough Bridge: Then & Now
by Ann Koppy

Lloyd's in Bandon: Then & Now
A Retrospective
by Vance Cloaca

On Broadway Theater: Then & Now
An Interview with Tosca Means
by Diane Irvin

John & Jan Kendall: A Musical Duo
by Nancy Douglas

Coquille Valley Art Center: A Profile
by Lola Kysar

Coos Bay's Front Street: A Historical Cameo
by Ann Koppy

Restaurant of the Month:
The Pony Village Motor Lodge, North Bend, OR
(no longer open)

February 1996

Stories included:

Don McMichael: Famous Local Artist
Donates Canvas to Keiko the Whale
by Nancy Douglas

Artistic Woodsmen:
The Legendary Clausen Clan
by Vance Cloaca

Artist Liz Coke: Petals & Palettes
by Diane Irvin

Going Home: A Special Story of Caring
by Ann Koppy

Restaurant of the Month:
The Hilltop House, North Bend, OR

 

 

March 1996

Stories included:

Who Was St. Patrick
Would Ya Be Thinkin'?
by Larry Means

Tom Daugherty:
Artist, Sculptor, and Carver Extraordinaire
by BeBe Bardot

John Bealy: Wizard of Clay
by Lola Kysar

Music, Music, Music:
Early Bands in Coos County
by Ann Koppy

Restaurant of the Month:
Puerto Vallarta, Coos Bay, OR

April 1996

Cover artwork by Diane Irvin

Stories included:

T.W. Rutledge:
Modern Day Master
by BeBe Bardot

The Nick Ciampi Band:
We Don't Need No Stinkin' Nicknames
by Vance Cloaca

The Merci Train:
Post WWII Artifacts from France
by Ann Koppy

Restaurant of the Month:
Bank Brewing Company, Coos Bay, OR
(no longer open)

May 1996

Stories included:

Brad Pearce: Local Guitarist Hopes
for the Trip of a Lifetime
by Vinnie Cavarra

Rockin & Rollin' Ratite Ranch
The Jurassic Park of Coos Bay
by BeBe Bardot

Dick Booth: Coos Bay Novelist, Writer,
Poet, & Playwrite
by BeBe Bardot

The Evolution of Local Tourism
by Ann Koppy

Coos Bay's Historical City Hall Building
by Ann Koppy

Restaurant of the Month:
Harp's, Bandon, OR
(no longer open)

June 1996

Stories included:

Happy 45th Birthday
Coquille Valley Art Center
by Lola Kysar

The Electric Guitar:
It's Impact on Modern Music
by Vinnie Cavarra

Ken Means: Woodcarver, Painter,
Sculptor, & Harley Owner
by BeBe Bardot

Osprey Point RV Resort
in Lakeside
by  BeBe Bardot

Old Fashioned Weddings
by Ann Koppy

Restaurant of the Month:
Starvin' Marvin's Pizza, Coquille, OR
(no longer open)

July 1996

Stories included:

LTOB's Little Ole' Opry
Celebrates 15th Anniversary
by Marty Crouse

Elkhorn Express Band
A Local Legend Celebrates 25th Reunion
a retrospective
by Mike Carrillo

Kip Dobler: Guitarist/Songwriter
The King of Cla-Ja-Ro-Blu-Try
by BeBe Bardot

Artist Susan Anderson
& Art & Sol Gallery
by  BeBe Bardot

Bill Bracelin: Humanitarian & Harley Owner
by  BeBe Bardot

Old Fashioned Outings
& Summer Fun
by Ann Koppy

Restaurant of the Month:
Los Chiles, Lakeside, OR
(no longer open)

August/September 1996

Stories included:

Songs of the Sea
by Captain Tony

Larry Roberts:
Birdman of Coquille Valley Art Center
by Lola Kysar

The Trading Post:
Artistic Cream of the Coast
by BeBe Bardot

Ordway's Nursery & Stonecast
by  Joeda Moore

The Charleston Seafood Festival:
A Local Tradition Continues
by  Jan Bone

Tidewater Highways:
The History of Commercial
Shipping in Coos Bay
by Ann Koppy

Restaurant of the Month:
Lord Bennett's, Bandon, OR

October 1996

Cover artwork by Diane Irvin

Stories included:

The Winning Carving
by Dee Churchill

Gravedigger's Ball
at Lloyd's in Bandon
by BeBe Bardot

Interview with a Mortician
by BeBe Bardot

Clausen Oysters New Building
by  BeBe Bardot

Chris Hall: Local Taxidermist
Dead But Not Gone
by  Vance Cloaca

The Old Tower House B&B
Preserving Local History
by  Diane Irvin

Coos County Pioneer Cemeteries
by Ann Koppy

Restaurant of the Month:
Red Shoes Cafe, Reedsport, OR
(no longer open)

November 1996

Cover artwork by Diane Irvin

Stories included:

Gaze & Gawk at Coos Bay's Boardwalk
by BeBe Bardot

High Tech Effects
by the Dudes at Digital FX
by BeBe Bardot

Oregon Wine Cellars:
Where Friends Meet Friends
by BeBe Bardot

The Wreck of the Santa Clara
A Vignette of One Local Maritime Disaster
by Ann Koppy

Restaurant of the Month:
Kiwi's, Lakeside, OR
(no longer open)

December 1996

Cover artwork by Libbi Brigham

Stories included:

Yesterday's Books:
Books Galore & Much More
by BeBe Bardot

Raggedy Assed Marines on Parade
Book by Local Author Larry Means
by Joeda Moore

Little Ole' Opry Country Christmas
by Marty Crouse

Good Golly Ms. Molly It's D.J. Pauly
by  BeBe Bardot

Bay Moss Studio
The Gallery for Art Lovers & Holiday Shoppers
by  Diane Irvin

Christmas Memories Circa 1870
by Ann Koppy

Restaurant of the Month:
Virginia St. Diner, North Bend, OR
& Interview with Owner Clair Jones
(no longer open)

 

 

 

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