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Fire Precaution Closure Change To Level 2

The Coos Forest Protective Association has decreased industrial fire restriction levels in Coos County due to the forecasted chance of rain this week. Effective as of Midnight on Tuesday, August 30th, Fire Precaution Level Two is in effect on all lands protected by the CFPA district, in regulated use area CS-4 (the coastal strip) and [...]


Tuesday August 30 2016

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Coos Bay Surfriders Stand Up For The Bay

[ September 26, 2016; 8:00 AM; 8:00 AM; ] The Coos Bay Surfriders are hosting their 5th annual Stand Up For The Bay on September 26th. This is a community paddle event in support of the Coos Bay and other coastal waters. This event is designed to celebrate the estuary and to raise funds for the continued monitoring of Coos Bay waters via the [...]


Monday August 29 2016

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OCCI Student Team Wins National Championship

The Oregon Coast Culinary Institute student team traveled to Phoenix, Arizona to compete in the American Culinary Federation National competition. They competed against four other regional champions from across the country to determine a national champion. The OCCI team was the last to start cooking in the arena style kitchens set up for the competition. [...]


Monday August 29 2016

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Fly A Kite At Wulfy Beach In Lakeside

[ September 10, 2016; 10:30 AM; ] Come and fly on Saturday, September 10th. Kite flyers clubs are getting together for a kite fly-in at Wulfy Beach in Lakeside. It starts at 10:30am and last until late afternoon. There is no admission and the first 40 children to arrive will get a free kite and help in decorating it! There will be [...]


Friday August 26 2016

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Tuna Canning Workshop In Myrtle Point

[ September 10, 2016; 10:00 AM; 10:00 AM; 10:00 AM; 10:00 AM; ] The Master Food Preservers of Coos County, volunteers with the Oregon State University Extension Service, will hold a tuna canning workshop on Saturday, September 10th. It will be held at the OSU Extension Office, 631 Alder Street in Myrtle Point. This hands-on workshop provides new canners with information on how to properly prepare and preserve [...]


Friday August 26 2016

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People Rescued From Capsized Boat Near Winchester Bay

A Coast Guard boat crew responded to the report of a 21-foot boat that capsized onto the south jetty of the Umpqua River near Winchester Bay on Thursday, August 26th. Three people were on board, including a 6-year-old boy who was reportedly unconscious. A watch stander at Station Umpqua River received the report around 3pm [...]


Friday August 26 2016

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Extreme Fire Danger Closes Timberlands to Recreational Users

Easterly winds and high temperatures in the coastal range have prompted the Coos Forest Protective Association to implement a temporary Level 4 closure on all Coos and Curry public and private forest lands.  A spokesman says material on the forest floor has become tinder dry.  The closure affects all CS and SK Zones.  It went [...]


Thursday August 25 2016

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Coos Bay School’s Operation Backpack Needs Donations

Help make this fall better for a child by contributing to the Coos Bay School District’s Operation Back Pack. This program was started several years ago in order to provide back packs, school supplies and shoes for students in need. Many children will also need hygiene products like toothpaste, deodorant, bar soap, shampoo and conditioner, [...]


Thursday August 25 2016

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ODFW To Hold Salmon/Trout Advisory Committee Meeting In Coos Bay

[ September 8, 2016; 8:00 AM; ] The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife's Salmon and Trout Enhancement Program Advisory Committee will meet in Coos Bay on Thursday, September 8th. The public is invited to the meeting, which will start at 8am at the Morgan Creek STEP Facility at 97155 Morgan Ck. Lane in Coos Bay. The agenda is online and [...]


Thursday August 25 2016

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Traffic Safety Campaign Underway Until September 4th

The Douglas County Sheriff’s office has partnered with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration from now through September 4th for the national “click it or ticket” campaign. This enforcement period comes ahead of Labor Day, the last major holiday of the summer. Deputies will be enforcing various traffic violations including seat belt use, violating the [...]


Wednesday August 24 2016

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