Monthly Archives: July 2013

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5,000 firefighters on the ground battling blaze

* The 21,400-acre, lightning-caused Douglas Complex fires are burning seven miles north of Glendale in Douglas County, and are 5 percent contained.   The Douglas Complex is now the highest priority nationally for resources.   Late Saturday evening Governor Kitzhaber declared the Douglas County Complex a conflagration. The declaration authorized the State Fire Marshal to mobilize structural firefighters and [...]


Wednesday July 31 2013

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2013 Coos Bay, North Bend National Night Out

[ August 6, 2013; 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. ] Tuesday August 6, 2013 - 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Ferry Road Park in North Bend.   Neighborhoods throughout Coos Bay and North Bend are being invited to join forces with communities nationwide for the 30th annual National Night Out Crime and Drug Prevention event. National Night Out is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and [...]


Wednesday July 31 2013

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ODOT: Sidewalk/Curb Work In Downtown North Bend

A contractor will work on sidewalk and curb extension construction in downtown North Bend from now through August 2nd. Knife River plans to work at the Florida Avenue intersection of Highway 101, working south until they reach the Washington Avenue intersection in August. Construction will require some sidewalk closures, but ODOT and Knife River plan [...]


Wednesday July 31 2013

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2013 Charleston Seafood Festival

[ August 10, 2013; 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. August 11, 2013; 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. ]   27th ANNUAL CHARLESTON SEAFOOD FESTIVAL Saturday, 8/10/2013 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Sunday, 8/11/2013 10:00 am to 4:00 pm The Charleston community will celebrate its fishing village heritage and the bounty of Pacific seafood during the annual Charleston Seafood Festival. The festival is open from 10:00 am  to 6:00 pm on Saturday and 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on Sunday at [...]


Tuesday July 30 2013

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Missing Person

Coos County Sheriff Narrative: On 07-25-2013 the Coos County Sheriff’s Office received a request from McMinnville Police Department asking for assistance in looking for a 25 year old male that had been reported overdue by family members.  Twenty-five year old Zachary B. Porter of McMinnville had been reported missing by family members when he did [...]


Tuesday July 30 2013

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Douglas Complex Fire Update July 30, 2013

Special Message:  Josephine County Sheriff issued a road closure order yesterday afternoon due to fire activity in the area.  Lower Wolf Creek Road is closed from the town of Wolf Creek to the Water Tank drainage and Grave Creek Bridge to the Water Tank drainage. Josephine County Sheriff also issued an evacuation order for all [...]


Tuesday July 30 2013

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Additional Evacuated Homes In Josephine County

The Josephine County Sheriff’s office issued a road closure order due to fire activity in the area. Lower Wolf Creek Road is closed from the town of Wolf Creek to Leland Road. Lower Graves Creek Road is closed from Leland Road to the Rogue River. The Josephine County Sheriff’s office also issued an evacuation [...]


Tuesday July 30 2013

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Timberlands Closed To Public Due To Fire Danger

All of Campbell Group lands including the Pacific West Timber Company and Menasha Forest Products Corporation timberlands in Coos, Douglas and Curry counties, are closed to public access due to the extreme fire danger. This closure is in effect now and will remain until there has been a significant amount of rainfall. The public [...]


Tuesday July 30 2013

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Fire Destroys Charleston House–No Injuries

A house in Charleston was declared a total loss when a fire consumed the structure yesterday. The Charleston Fire Department responded to the fire, next to the Charleston Fire Station at 92340 Cape Arago Highway. The fire was in the attic space of the manufactured home. The cause of the house fire has [...]


Tuesday July 30 2013

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Wildfires Update From Curry County Sheriff’s Office

On July 28th, the United States Forest Service advised the Curry County Sheriff’s Office of two wildfires that would impact Curry County. Currently, two fires are being watched with one of the fires partly into Curry County. The fires are the Labador Fire in Southern Josephine County and the Big Windy in Northern Curry and Josephine. [...]


Monday July 29 2013

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