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North Bend Bomb Scare Update, Coos Bay Man Arrested

On Wednesday June 22 at 9:11 AM, North Bend Police were alerted to a suspicious device in the downtown area. The scene was cordoned off and buildings were evacuated. The Oregon State Police Bomb Squad removed the device and destroyed it. It was determined in the investigation that the device had similar components to a [...]


Wednesday July 13 2016

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Free Computer Help At Coos Bay Library

[ July 20, 2016; 10:30 AM; 10:30 AM; 10:30 AM; ] The Coos Bay Library is offering a free drop-in computer lab on Wednesday, July 20th at 10:30am. Anyone can stop by with their computer or mobile device and have their questions answered about how to use it. The library encourages everyone to bring their own laptops or devices, but a few laptops will be made [...]


Wednesday July 13 2016

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Relay For Life Of Coos County Wrap Up

[ August 6, 2016; 12:00 PM; ] On Saturday August 6th at 12 Noon, everyone associated with the Relay for Life of Coos County will gather at Oak Street Park in North Bend (near the College Park Community Church) to wrap up the 2016 Relay For Life season. They will be passing out awards, announcing the event totals, talking about 2017 and [...]


Wednesday July 13 2016

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Port Of Coos Bay Awarded $11 Million Grant For Tunnel Rehabilitation

Oregon Congressman Peter DeFazio announced that the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay is a recipient of an $11 million grant from the Department of Transportation. It is for the rehabilitation of tunnels on the Coos Bay rail line. The money comes from the newly established Fostering Advancements in Shipping and Transportation for the Long-term [...]


Tuesday July 12 2016

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Coquille Police Conducting DUI Enforcement In July

The Coquille Police Department is conducting DUI High Visibility Enforcement, or HVE events during the month of July. Officers will be monitoring motor vehicle traffic for signs of impaired drivers. The Coquille Police Department arrested four impaired drivers during June–with two of the impaired drivers being arrested while working the DUI grant. As a safety [...]


Monday July 11 2016

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DEQ Has Fined City Of Coos Bay

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has fined the city of Coos Bay $8,000 for discharging sewage sludge from the city’s waste water treatment facility at 680 Ivy Street to Coos Bay. According to a letter from the DEQ dated June 13th, 2016, the violation took place in January 2016 when an operator left [...]


Monday July 11 2016

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Kappelman Issues Statement Regarding Shootings In Dallas

North Bend Police Chief Robert Kappelman issued this statement following the tragedy in Dallas, Texas:   On Thursday, July 7th, officers of the Dallas and Dallas Area Rapid Transit Police Departments stood in protection of the First Amendment rights of citizens of this country. Five of them lost their lives while protecting that freedom.   Our police department offers [...]


Friday July 8 2016

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Construction On Storm Sewer Line Starts July 11th

The city of Coos Bay has authorized Billeter Marine to perform a project to replace a storm sewer line on North 4th Street between Commercial and Central Avenues. The crew will perform this work on Monday, July 11th and again on July 25th–through August 5th. The southbound lane on North 4th Street, between Commercial Avenue [...]


Friday July 8 2016

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Smoke From Controlled Burn May Affect Traffic

Fire officials with the Bureau of Land Management are conducting a controlled pasture burn at the Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area on July 7th. The agency is burning approximately 50 acres to improve elk forage and habitat. This prescribed burn is part of the BLM’s yearly efforts to improve grazing conditions at Dean Creek so [...]


Thursday July 7 2016

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Weather Prompts CFPA To Increase Fire Restrictions

Increased fire danger on forest lands has prompted the Coos Forest Protective Association to increase the fire prevention measures on industrial operations. Industrial Fire Precaution Level Two went into effect on July 6th on all lands protected by the CFPA in Regulated Use Zones CS-5 and SK-2. The CFPA defines CS-2 and CS-5 zones [...]


Thursday July 7 2016

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