Appreciation and many thanks to the board of trustees of the Coquille Tribal Community Fund and to Tribal Council for their strong support of their tri-county service area of Coos, Curry, Douglas, Jackson and Lane counties. The Tribe’s tradition of potlatch brings an investment in our area, giving to many for the benefit of all, which is a wonderful model for us all to follow.
It is with great appreciation that the T.H.E. House would like to acknowledge the Coquille Indian Tribe for its recent Community Foundation Grant of $11,000. We will be using these funds to replace our aging domestic grade refrigeration, freezing and dish washing equipment with commercial grade appliances.
The Coos Bay Seventh-day Adventist Food Pantry is grateful to the Coquille Indian Tribe for the $10,000 grant received Feb. 9.
For the 16th year in a row, the Coquille Tribal Community Fund awarded grants this week to a variety of social service and non-profit organizations that themselves make our community better. Almost $362,000 went to 44 organizations, like the Addictions Recovery Center, Bay Are Senior Activity Center, ORCCA Food Share and the South Coast Clambake Jazz Festival’s Music in the Schools Program.
Women’s Safety and Resource Center would like to thank the Coquille Tribe for the grant awarded to the “Men’s Alternatives to Violence” program.
NORTH BEND, Ore. — Coos County has a new record for the largest single seizure of methamphetamine, according to the South Coast Interagency Narcotics Team.
Two Oregon State Police troopers initially stopped a car for several traffic infractions, but several signs of drug trafficking were found.
A vehicle search by a Coquille Tribal Police drug detection K9 suggested controlled substances were present.
NORTH BEND — Forty-four community organizations collected nearly $362,000 on Friday from the Coquille Tribal Community Fund, in the Coos Bay area’s biggest annual distribution of community grants.
“To know that we can help so many people is gratifying,” said Denise Hunter, a tribal elder who chairs the Community Fund’s board of trustees. “I feel blessed to be a part of it.”
COOS BAY — Pride of ownership radiates from Vivian Holt’s home. Updated siding and modern windows keep the 1970s doublewide cozy. A picket fence encloses the tidy yard.
But when rainwater began pouring through the mobile home’s worn-out roof, the 89-year-old Coos Bay woman saw her home and her financial security at risk.
NORTH BEND — It’s 3 p.m. on a Tuesday. The last bus has pulled away from Hillcrest Elementary School. Peace reigns in deserted hallways.
Down the stairs and around a corner, joyful noises spill from the school’s music room. Tink-tink-tink! Tonk-tonk! Tink-tunk! Marimba Club is vigorously in session.