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Oktoberfest In Old Town Bandon
[ October 21, 2016; 10:00 AM; 10:00 AM; ] Come by the Old Town Marketplace in Bandon Friday and Saturday October 21st and 22nd to enjoy a taste of Oktoberfest. Brats, beer, apple cider and cheer at the Bandon Community Youth Center Booth, 10am to 4pm both days. Live music Saturday. Proceeds will help pay for a new roof on their 17-year-old facility. The [...]
Missing Hunters In Curry County
In Curry County, a father and son have been missing since Friday. The Curry County Sheriff’s office confirms there is an active search and the missing hunters are believed to be in the Burnt Ridge Area of Bear Camp near Agness. The two that are missing are Shawn and Trevor Higgins. The missing father and [...]
Update: Power Restored In Bandon
Pacific Power crews have restored electric service to all 740 customers in Bandon as of 2:50pm on Saturday, October 15th. There are currently 1,949 customers in Independence without power. Customers in Grants Pass, Albany, Mill City and other areas are also without power, but crews are on scene working to restore service.
Update: Multiple Power Outages Being Reported
Approximately 740 customers are without power in Bandon as of 1:55pm on Saturday. Pacific Power reports that crews are on scene and repairs are underway. The estimated time of restoration is unknown. There are other customers without power in Grants Pass, Albany, Jefferson and Turner. More details as they become available.
Update: Flood Watch Continues For Southwestern Oregon
The Flood Watch continues for a portion of southwest Oregon, including the Curry County coast until 11pm Saturday night. The National Weather Service reports that heavy rainfall is expected through this afternoon with additional showers tonight.
Parts Of Highway 101 In Coos Bay Flooded
We have received several reports that the northbound lane of Highway 101 in Coos Bay, between Hall Avenue (near McDonalds) and the north end of the boardwalk, has flooded due to excessive rain. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Coos Bay is in effect until 1:30pm. More details as they become available.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Coos Bay
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Coos Bay and southwestern Curry County. At 12 Noon on Saturday, The NWS reported a severe thunderstorm located 7 miles 13 miles northwest of Brookings, moving northeast at 50 mph. This storm is associated with 80 mph wind gusts. Flying debris will be dangerous [...]
Power Outages Reported In Bandon
Pacific Power reports that approximately 740 customers are without power in Bandon as of 12:10pm on Saturday, October 15th. Crews are on the scene now; the estimated time of restoration is not known at this time. The cause is under investigation. More details as they become available.
Low Lying Areas Of Coos Bay Experiencing Flooding
The Flood Watch continues for parts of Coos Bay, areas in southwest Oregon for Saturday afternoon and through the night. The National Weather Service reports that rainfall amounts will continue with over 5 inches expected by Sunday. Leaves and other debris may continue to wash down drains. This may cause plugging of culverts and storm [...]
Southwestern To Meet Broadway At Hales Center
Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Music Department will be presenting a concert of Broadway songs performed by several returning music students on Sunday October 16th at 3pm. The concert will take place in the Hales Center for the Performing Arts. It is free to the public but they will be graciously accepting donations for their [...]