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UPDATE: Authorities Release Additional Information From Boat Capsizing

On 09/24/16 Coos County Sheriffs Deputies responded to the South Jetty on the Bandon Bar, located in Bandon, at the mouth of the Coquille River, located in Coos County Oregon. The Coos County Sheriff’s Office, Bandon Police Department, U.S Coast Guard, Bandon Fire and Bay Cities Ambulance responded for a reported sighting of a possible [...]


Sunday September 25 2016

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Three Bodies Recovered After Boat Capsizes Near Bandon

Three lives were lost after a 18 to 20 foot recreational vessel capsized while crossing the bar near Bandon. USCG Petty Officer Ali Flockerzi said a fishing boat operator in the area reported seeing a wave hit the boat. It then disappeared. A Coast Guard helicopter from Sector North Bend was dispatched and recovered two [...]


Saturday September 24 2016

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Guardrails Being Installed At Bastendorff Beach

Crews will be installing guardrails along Bastendorff Beach Road and the three southern parking lots on land managed by the Bureau of Land Management starting Monday, September 26th. During construction, which is expected to take about four days, the BLM asks visitors to not park along Bastendorff Beach Road or within the three southern parking [...]


Friday September 23 2016

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Coos Bay Councilor Tom Leahy Abruptly Resigns

  Coos Bay City Councilor Tom Leahy abruptly resigned his council seat after a contentious City Council Meeting last night. Leahy had removed himself from the decision process while a motion sat on the floor regarding the wastewater treatment plant two construction.  City Attorney, Nate McClintock told Leahy council rules prevented him from not voting on [...]


Wednesday September 21 2016

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Tools For Caregivers Taught In Free Classes

A free series of caregiver classes begins on October 5th and runs for six consecutive Wednesdays through November 9th. Choose afternoons or evenings and register for only one series. Afternoons from 3 to 4:30pm, and Evenings from 6 to 7:30pm. Held at the Bay Area Community Health and Education Center, 3950 Sherman Avenue in North [...]


Wednesday September 21 2016

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Flu Shot Clinic In Coquille October 14th

[ October 14, 2016; 8:00 AM; 8:00 AM; ] Flu shots will be administered in Coquille on October 14th. Coos Health and Wellness is hosting a flu shot clinic on Friday, October 14th from 8am to 1pm in the Coquille Courthouse, room 121. Coos Health and Wellness says everyone six months and older should get a flu shot; the vaccine protects against four types [...]


Wednesday September 21 2016

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North Bend Man Arrested For Endangering Welfare Of A Minor

North Bend Police arrested 28-year-old Jourdan A. Ackerman near Pony Village Mall on Friday, September 16th. According to reports, police determined that Ackerman was found to have supplied tobacco and marijuana to a 15-year-old female runaway. Police say this occurred at Ackerman’s residence. Ackerman has been charged with Unlawful Delivery of Marijuana to a Minor [...]


Tuesday September 20 2016

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Register Now For Oregon Employer Council Seminar

The Oregon Employer Council is presenting a half day seminar in Coos Bay on Thursday, September 22nd. The theme is “Legislative and Employment Law Updates” hosted by Jennifer Bouman-Steagall, a dynamic and compelling woman who is a highly skilled management side employment litigation attorney with more than 14 years of experience representing Oregon and Washington [...]


Tuesday September 20 2016

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Grounded Fishing Vessel North Of Siuslaw River Bar In Florence

The Coast Guard monitored a 50-foot commercial fishing vessel, Ms Nicani after it went a-ground on the beach north of the Siuslaw River Bar in Florence on Saturday, September 17th.Watch standers at the Coast Guard Station in North Bend received the report at 2am from the two-person crew. A shore party from the Coast Guard [...]


Monday September 19 2016

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Road To Golden And Silver Falls Now Re Opened

The road to Golden and Silver Falls has been re-opened as of September 14th. Visitors to the park now have vehicle access to the parking lot area. The road had been closed since April of 2014 due to a land slide that caused extensive damage, making the road all but impassable for vehicle traffic.   The [...]


Thursday September 15 2016

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