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Driver Cited After Injury Traffic Crash On Highway 101 North Of Florence

Two people were injured the morning of October 16th in a collision between a transport van and passenger car on Highway 101 north of Florence. Oregon State Police investigated the crash and cited the transport van’s driver. On October 16th at about 7am, a vehicle driven by Ronald G. Taves, from Yachats, was traveling north [...]


Friday October 17 2014

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New Historic Marker In Reedsport

A new interpretive historical marker has been installed at a Reedsport wayside along Highway 101 about one half mile north of Reedsport. The new Jedediah Smith Historical Marker documents Smith’s contributions to mapping the Oregon Territory for future generations. The new marker also corrects historical and cultural inaccuracies with help from the Confederated Tribes of [...]


Friday October 17 2014

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Coquille Fire

Body found in Coquille fire aftermath

A body was found after firefighters extinguished the flames of a two story structure fire near midnight last night. The structure had been converted into a myrtlewood shop along highway 42 in Coquille. Fire units responded to the fire and when they arrived the building was fully engulfed. Investigators believe the body is that of [...]


Thursday October 16 2014

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ROCK for ROCK Fundraiser

[ October 18, 2014; 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. ] This Saturday from 6pm to 9pm at the Lakeside Lions Club the Hauser Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) presents ROCK FOR ROCK! A fundraiser for the rock to do the parking area for the school busses to be parked at North Bay School during operating hours. Coordinators would like to see the busses not [...]


Wednesday October 15 2014

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Great Oregon Shakeout October 16th

The threat is serious in Oregon where offshore earthquakes can be similar to the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in 2011, and onshore earthquakes can strike at any time. The Oregon Office of Emergency Management urges Oregonians to prepare now, have an emergency plan for earthquakes and build an emergency kit. Many people can get seriously [...]


Wednesday October 15 2014

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Celtic Society Hosts Halloween Event

[ October 29, 2014; 7:00 PM; ] A Samhain celebration will be held on Wednesday, October 29th from 7 to 9pm at the Coos Bay Library. Hosted by the Coastal Celtic Society, admission is free; doors open at about 6:45pm. Samhain is the Gaelic language name for the traditional Celtic holiday which gave rise to Hallowe’en. Samhain is a [...]


Wednesday October 15 2014

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October 15th Deadline For ODFW Comments

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking comments from the public on a request to waive fish passage requirement for an existing dam on Lower Pony Creek and to amend an existing waiver for a second dam on Upper Pony Creek, both near Coos Bay. The Coos Bay North Bend Water Board has [...]


Tuesday October 14 2014

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Five People Rescued By Coast Guard

A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued five people stuck on the rocks in Fogarty Creek near Depoe Bay on October 11th. The crew from the Coast Guard air facility in Newport arrived on scene and ferried the people to shore where they were met by ground crews including Coast Guard Station Depoe Bay crew members and [...]


Monday October 13 2014

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Update: Fatal Traffic Crash On Highway 126W Near Veneta

Oregon State Police are continuing their investigation into a single vehicle traffic crash along Highway 126W near Veneta, that occurred on October 10th, turning fatal after the victim was taken to a hospital. The name of the victim has been released. According to reports, on October 10th, a vehicle driven by 80-year-old Jerry J.B. Howell, from [...]


Saturday October 11 2014

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Conflict Resolution Day October 16th

Conflicts are a normal part of life; how we deal with them can make a difference. Often when people resolve conflicts, one person ends up a winner, and one loses out. This may solve the problem for the moment, but resentment and bad feelings can cause more problems later. Another way to look at conflicts [...]


Saturday October 11 2014

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