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North Bend Police Officers Association gives Chief Kappelman a Vote of Confidence

The North Bend Police Officers Association has given the department’s police chief a vote of confidence. President, Officer Patrick Kinney and Vice-President Officer Ed Perry said the department has undergone changes to staffing levels in every division of the department. On June 25th a 17 year veteran of the department, Jon Bohanan was [...]


Wednesday July 29 2015

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Final Update FBI Investigation Suspicious Letters

On July 27, 2015 multiple government offices received suspicious letters which drew concern they may be contaminated with hazardous materials.   Hazardous material teams responded to these locations as well as investigators from multiple law enforcement agencies. Preliminary testing from the hazardous material teams could not detect any harmful substances.   On July 28, investigators identified Lance T STORM, [...]


Wednesday July 29 2015

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New Water Main To Be Constructed At Grant Circle

The Coos Bay North Bend Water Board will start construction of a new water main on Union Avenue at Grant Circle during the week of August 3rd. The anticipated completion date for the project is August 28th.   Union Avenue between Virginia and California Avenue will be closed to northbound traffic during this project. California Avenue between [...]


Wednesday July 29 2015

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Reedsport Committee To Hold Special Meeting

The City of Reedsport’s Parks and Beautification Committee will be holding a special meeting at 3p.m. on Wednesday July 29th. On the agenda: to consider the permanent placement of a chainsaw carving statue in the public right-of-way. The meeting will be held at the Reedsport City Hall’s conference room, 451 Winchester Avenue.   [...]


Wednesday July 29 2015

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Highway 138 To Reopen East Of Glide Before 10a.m.

The Oregon Department of Transportation reports that Highway 138E (North Umpqua Highway) will reopen east of Glide before 10a.m. on Wednesday, July 29th. Pilot cars and/or flaggers will assist drivers through single-lane traffic control. Expect delays and intermittent closures throughout the day. The second lane will remain closed to aid clean-up efforts from the wildland [...]


Wednesday July 29 2015

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FBI update on suspicious letters to state and local agencies

The FBI, Oregon State Police and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service are working with affected Oregon counties to determine the origin and nature of a series of suspicious letters that started arriving in the mail on Monday, July 27th. To date, field testing by hazardous materials crews has shown NO toxic substance on any letter [...]


Tuesday July 28 2015

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The Buzz On Biz In Coquille

The South Coast Development Council will be hosting their next “The Buzz on Biz” event at the Coquille Community Center on Wednesday, August 5th from 5:30 to 7:30p.m.   Through the Business Retention and Expansion Project implemented by the South Coast Development Council in 2014, SCDC has identified several areas of assistance that local businesses are in [...]


Tuesday July 28 2015

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Anglers Can Shape 2016 Sport Halibut Seasons

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking anglers and the public for input on the 2016 sport halibut seasons and regulations at two public meetings in August. Both meetings will be hosted by the ODFW and start at 6:30p.m.   The locations are on Monday, August 3rd at the North Bend Library, 1800 Sherman Avenue. [...]


Tuesday July 28 2015

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OSP Launches Statewide Investigation Concerning Suspicious Mail with Unknown Substance

The Oregon State Police and multiple partners are conducting a statewide investigation after multiple government offices around the state received suspicious mail, some with an unknown substance.   Hazardous Materials Teams and investigators have responded to these reports. This story will be updated and more information will be released when it is available.   As a reminder people receiving [...]


Monday July 27 2015

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Man Presumed Drowned At Diamond Lake

According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s office, on July 25th at approximately 1240 hours, their 911 center received a call regarding a male subject who had reportedly jumped from a boat into the water at Diamond Lake and had not been seen again.   Marine deputies began searching for the subject but they were unable to find [...]


Monday July 27 2015

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