One of the first local businesses one sees when coming into Bandon from the north is the cozy Wool Company, owned and operated by Gregg and Kelly Oney. Before coming to Bandon, the Oneys had a nice life in Adin, a small town in northeast California. Kelly was a school librarian and computer teacher, and she and her husband owned and operated [...]
One of the oldest continuously running businesses in Bandon, Peter Brauns Cobblers Bench has been a fixture in Old Town since 1979. And, like many local businesses, it was passed down from an older [...]
Theres something new in Bandon. Something sweet, but not too sweet; something tart, but not too tart; something steeped in family history and tradition yet on the cutting edge. Gary and Karen Gant and their son and daughter-in-law Trevor and Mary Gant have put their heads and fruits together and have come up with the best hard [...]
Just north of Old Town is Riverside Drive, a pleasant, shady road that follows the Coquille River and skirts the Bandon Marsh. It is also the off-the-beaten-path address of John Bealey's Riverside Studio andGallery, less than 1/2 mile from the heart of Old Town.
John graduated college in Oregon with a degree in art education after doing an [...]