Monthly Archives: July 2013

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Alert To All Coquille Water Customers

City crews from the city of Coquille responded to a broken mainline to the city’s primary water supply on July 27th. They are asking customers to help conserve water for the next 48 hours by keeping water usage to a minimum. Customers may notice minor changes in color, taste or odor but the water quality will remain [...]


Monday July 29 2013

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Reedsport Police: Pipe Bomb Discovered On The 101

Highway 101 was closed briefly on Saturday morning, July 27th, when a possible pipe bomb was located. A person riding their bicycle found what appeared to be the pipe bomb. The Reedsport Police Department responded and confirmed the device was a pipe bomb. Police described the device as 5-6 inches in length and about one [...]


Saturday July 27 2013

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Gems By The Sea In North Bend

It’s their 51st Year! The Far West Lapidary and Gem Society presents it’s gem and mineral show on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 2nd, 3rd and 4th. It’ll be held at the North Bend Community Center, 2222 Broadway. It will be held Friday and Saturday from 10am to 5pm and Sunday from 10am to 4pm. Admission [...]


Saturday July 27 2013

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Blue Ribbon Winners Is Topic Of OSU Workshop

The next Oregon State University Master Food Preservers workshop will be held on Saturday, August 24th. The workshop is scheduled for 10am to 1pm. The location will be at the Coos County Extension Office in Myrtle Point. Participants will learn the fundamentals of prize-winning pies including different techniques and recipes for making pie [...]


Saturday July 27 2013

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One Man Dead In Car Crash North Of Florence

Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into an early Friday morning single vehicle traffic crash north of Florence involving a pickup that traveled off North Fork Siuslaw Road and landed in a creek. The crash resulted in the death of a 23-year old male and minor injuries to a female. According to OSP, on [...]


Friday July 26 2013

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Workshop On Shoreline Science At Marshfield High

The Coast Watch program is offering the public a chance to take an intensive, three-day workshop in shoreline science. The event will take place in Coos Bay, August 11th–13th. It will be led by coastal ecologist Stewart Schultz, author of “The Northwest Coast: A Natural History.” He will be assisted by Fawn Custer, CoastWatch’s volunteer coordinator. The workshop, at [...]


Friday July 26 2013

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OPRD To Hold Open Houses To Discuss Property Exchange

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department staff will hold two open houses to discuss a proposed property exchange involving part of the Bandon State Natural Area. One meeting will be held in Bandon on the south coast on August 16th, and the other will be in Mt. Vernon in Grant County on August 19th. Staff will [...]


Friday July 26 2013

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Seaport Announces New VP Of Finances

SeaPort Airlines, Inc. have announced the appointment of Jim Shaw as Vice President – Finance, effective immediately. In this role, Jim will be responsible for all financial aspects of SeaPort Airlines, Inc., including budgeting, cash management, supply, financial controls and reporting, and all accounting activities. “It’s a pleasure to have Jim join the SeaPort team,” [...]


Thursday July 25 2013

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Health Advisory at Sunset, Mill Creek and Harris Beaches

Health advisories issued for water contact in three coastal locations: Sunset Bay, Mill Creek and Harris beaches   Public health advisories were issued today due to higher-than-normal levels of bacteria in ocean waters at Sunset Bay Beach, Mill Beach and Harris Beach. Sunset Bay Beach is located in Coos County, and Mill and Harris beaches are located [...]


Wednesday July 24 2013

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Highlights Of Water Board Meeting

Replacing a main water pipe was one of the points covered during a recent meeting of the Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board. The Board approved the replacement of 880 feet of cast iron pipe with eight inch PVC pipe on Anderson Avenue, between North 10th and North 7th Streets. The Board also authorized the [...]


Wednesday July 24 2013

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