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Coos County Relay For Life Events During May

May 7th—-10am to 1pm Curbing for a Cure– All teams will gather in downtown Coos Bay across from the Tall Ships wearing Mission Possible themed costumes, Relay gear or purple. They will use butterfly nets to collect donations from passing cars and pass out invitations for the event. This will help teams meet their t-shirt [...]


Wednesday May 4 2016

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Power Squadron Offers Boater Education Classes

[ May 16, 2016; 6:30 PM; ] The Coos Bay Power Squadron will be putting on their ABC Class starting on May 16th. This will be the first class in the series offered by the United States Power Squadron. The class is designed for new and existing boaters and meets the requirement to qualify to get the Oregon boaters education card that [...]


Wednesday May 4 2016

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Yamate Sentenced To Minimum Of 27 Years In Prison

Shawn Yamate has been sentenced to a minimum of 27 years of incarceration. Judge Richard Barron sentenced Yamate on May 2nd. A jury found Yamate guilty of the murder of Forest Martin that occurred in June, 2015, then dragging the body to the mud flats near the waste water treatment plant in Empire. Yamate was [...]


Tuesday May 3 2016

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Man’s Body Found By Boater’s In River

The Curry County Sheriff’s office received a call from a resident of Gold Beach on April 29th, reporting that while boating on the Rogue River, they found the body of an adult male that was partially submerged. At that time there had been no reports of missing persons fitting the description given by the caller. [...]


Tuesday May 3 2016

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Coos County Man Wanted After Fleeing Court

Kevin Lee Marshall In March, 2015, members of the South Coast Interagency Narcotics Team conducted an investigation into the delivery of methamphetamine by Bruce Everett Taylor, Kevin Lee Marshall and others in the Barview Area of Coos County. As a result of the investigation, search warrants were obtained for Taylor’s and Marshall’s respective residences. On March [...]


Tuesday May 3 2016

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Coquille Police Chief Position Filled

The position for the Coquille Police Chief has been filled after former Police Chief Janice Blue left in February. Though Blue left three months ago the position did not have a temporary fill in. Interviews took place on April 7th and three candidates were interviewed. Of the three Sergeant Scott Sanders of the Myrtle Point [...]


Monday May 2 2016

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No One Injured In Fire In North Bend Home

No injuries were reported when a fire broke out in the kitchen of a home in North Bend. The North Bend Fire Department reports the call came in at 7:45pm on Friday night. First reponders saw heavy smoke at the single family dwelling at 2322 Ash Street. The kitchen was destroyed and there was substantial [...]


Monday May 2 2016

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Police Searching For Man On Attempted Murder And Assault Charges

A Coos Bay man is being sought by police on Attempted Murder and Assault charges. Yesterday afternoon, North Bend Police were notified of an accident that occurred in the parking lot of the McDonald’s restaurant in North Bend. First responders found 27-year-old Edward Robert Brown laying on the asphalt. He was taken to Bay Area [...]


Monday May 2 2016

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Man Drives Into Wrong Lane; Nearly Hits Officers

Coos County Deputies and officers from the Myrtle Point Police Department and State Troopers were on the scene of a rollover accident on Highway 42, east of Myrtle Point on April 28th. As police were investigating the accident, a vehicle drove into the wrong lane, past a safety zone and towards the officers. They were [...]


Monday May 2 2016

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Christopher Joseph Gonzales Sentenced To 70 Months

This morning, Christopher Joseph Gonzales was sentenced by Judge Martin Stone. After agreeing to testify in the case of the State vs. Shawn Yamate, Gonzales had previously pled guilty to Second Degree Assault for his participation in the attack on Forest Martin on June 26th, 2015. The charge of Murder against Mr. Gonzales was dismissed. [...]


Friday April 29 2016

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