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Second Body Washes Ashore this time at North Umpqua Jetty Near Gardiner

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating human remains that were located on the beach about 2.6 miles north of the North Umpqua Jetty in Gardiner. The remains were located this morning at about 9:30 a.m., by a man who was riding his ATV on the beach.   At this time they are unable to positively identify [...]


Wednesday February 10 2016

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ODFW To Issue Bay Clam Dive Permit

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will award one South Coast bay clam dive permit April 15th. The commercial bay clam dive fishery in Oregon is limited to 15 permits: ten coast-wide permits and five south coast permits. If the number of permits falls below 15 a lottery is held to bring the number [...]


Wednesday February 10 2016

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Governor Orders Flags At Half Staff to Honor Goodding

Governor Kate Brown has ordered all flags to be flown at half-staff at public institutions from sunrise to sunset on Friday, February 12th, in honor of Seaside Police Sergeant Jason Goodding.   “Sergeant Goodding served the Seaside Police Department for 13 years, always putting the safety of his community first,” said Governor Brown. “Join me in keeping [...]


Wednesday February 10 2016

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Brookings Woman Rescued From Cliff

The Brookings Police Department requested assistance from the Curry County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team after receiving a report of a woman and her dog stuck on the side of the cliff above a beach at the end of Collis Lane in Brookings. 35-year-old April Sachanowski of Brookings was reportedly stuck on a ledge about [...]


Wednesday February 10 2016

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Body of Missing Fisherman Discovered North of Florence

Yesterday afternoon at 5:00pm the Coos County Sheriff’s Office was notified by the Lane County Medical Examiner they had positively identified a body that washed ashore seven miles north of Florence on Saturday at 2:00pm. The Lane County Medical Examiner sent fingerprints to the Oregon State Police Forensic Lab where they identified the body of [...]


Tuesday February 9 2016

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Police Arrest Coos Bay Woman for Burglary

The Coos Bay Police Department has arrested the owner of a Coos Bay business on burglary. The Coos Bay Police department allege that Thea Snyder burglarized a home and stole $20,000 in collectibles, antiques, and firearms. Police arrested Snyder after a 6 day investigation. Snyder was charged with Burglary, Aggravated Theft and Criminal Mischief. Snyder [...]


Tuesday February 9 2016

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$400,000 Grant For University Wood Products Center

Oregon Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced that the Economic Development Administration has awarded over $400,000 to expand the capacity of Oregon State University’s National Center for Advanced Wood Products Manufacturing and Design for business enterprises that supply engineered wood building products. The Center for AWP is a collaboration between Oregon State University and [...]


Tuesday February 9 2016

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Learn To Start Your Own Business

Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Small Business Development Center is offering everyone a chance to start a business with a workshop called “Ready Set Start Your Business” each week in February. The 2-hour workshop provides information on licensing, business structure, financing, planning, business resources and more. Handouts provide contact information needed to register a business and [...]


Tuesday February 9 2016

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Update: Highway 101 Open–School District On Late Start

The Port Orford and Langlois School District is on a late start for Tuesday, February 9th. Highway 101 was closed three miles south of Langlois on the Willow Creek bridge. A semi truck that was carrying jet fuel caught on fire. The Oregon Department of Transportation re-opened the highway, however school will still operate on [...]


Tuesday February 9 2016

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Get Immunizations Up-To-Date Before School Exclusion Day

The Oregon Health Authority reports that parents must provide schools, child care facilities with children’s vaccine records. February 17th is School Exclusion Day, and the Oregon Immunization Program reminds parents that children will not be able to attend school or child care starting that day if their records on file show missing immunizations.   Under state law, [...]


Monday February 8 2016

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