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Drop Off Unwanted Medications For Disposal June 18th

Drop off any unwanted or unused prescription or over-the-counter medications for safe disposal on Saturday, June 18th. This anonymous drop off program is being provided by Bay Area Hospital and the North Bend Medical Center, in sponsorship with the Coos Bay and North Bend Police Departments and the Drug Enforcement Administration. Bring medications to be [...]


Wednesday June 15 2016

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Oregon Triple A Reveals Top Driving Distractions

AAA reveals the top driving distractions as the “100 Deadliest Days” continue. Over the past five years, more than 5,000 people have been killed in crashes during the period from Memorial Day to Labor Day. As the summer driving season begins, Triple A of Oregon reports that nearly 60 percent of crashes involve distractions behind [...]


Wednesday June 15 2016

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Organization Seeking Host Families For Exchange Students

The ASSE International Student Exchange Programs, in cooperation with community high schools, is looking for local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries including Norway, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Japan and others. ASSE students are enthusiastic and excited to experience American culture while they practice [...]


Wednesday June 15 2016

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Library Offers Fine Forgiveness For Food Donations

From now through June 17th, the Coos Bay Library is offering Food For Fines. Anyone who has overdue books, DVDs and CDs, can return them to the library and fines will be forgiven–with the donation of food. A can or box of non-perishable food equals one dollar in fine forgiveness. Food items must weigh at [...]


Tuesday June 14 2016

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Learn About Cascadia Zone At Preppers Meeting

The Southwestern Oregon Preppers will be holding a meeting on Wednesday, June 15th at 6pm at the VFW Post 3440, 55382 Bates Road in Bandon. The main topic will be”Everything You Need to Know About Cascadia”. Mike Murphy, a Coos County Emergency Manager, will be presenting. After the topic there will be a question and [...]


Tuesday June 14 2016

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8-Year-Old Child Dies In ATV Accident

On Saturday just after 3:00 PM, Coos County Sheriff’s Office received a call about an ATV accident on Lamont Lane in Coos Bay. 8-year-old Diavik Neilsen was reportedly operating an ATV on his parent’s property when the 4-wheeler overturned and landed on top of him. Millington Fire Department and paramedics from Bay Cities Ambulances responded [...]


Monday June 13 2016

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Deputies Investigating Truck Accident In Elliot State Forest

Coos County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Deans Mountain Road in the Elliott State Forest east of Coos Bay, for a reported motor vehicle crash on June 11th at approximately 7pm. Upon arriving in the area Deputies discovered a Toyota Tacoma pickup had failed to negotiate a curve and had tumbled down a steep embankment. The [...]


Monday June 13 2016

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Wright Named Interim Director Of Coos History Museum

The board of directors at the Coos County Historical Society have chosen George B. Wright to serve as the Coos History Museum’s Interim Executive Director following the resignation of Frank Smoot. Wright begins his duties at the Museum on Monday, June 13th. Wright is a native Oregonian, born on the Columbia River at The Dalles [...]


Monday June 13 2016

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Accident Closes One Lane Highway 101 South

A single vehicle accident injured at least one person when the car they were in struck a sign pole. One lane of Highway 101 south was closed while the accident was investigated. The accident involving a small sedan happened shortly after 5 o’clock Sunday afternoon about one block north of accident was investigated.


Sunday June 12 2016

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June 8th Vessel

Coast Guard North Bend Responds To Vessel In Distress

Watch standers at the Coast Guard in North Bend received a distress call at 9:30am on June 8th regarding three people and a dog aboard the 51-foot sailing vessel Rogue Scholarship that was reportedly disabled and adrift about 45 miles west of Siuslaw River. Crews launched two helicopters from the Air Station North Bend and [...]


Friday June 10 2016

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