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State Fire Marshal Urges Caution To Prevent Wildfires

With Oregon’s hotter temperatures and dry conditions throughout the state, Oregon State Fire Marshal Jim Walker is urging all residents to take care and use caution to prevent wildfires. walker says that a majority of this year’s wild fires have been caused by humans. “We all need to take responsibility for protecting ourselves and our [...]


Tuesday August 23 2016

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Electronic Round Up Recycling Event In Coos Bay

Any unused or unwanted electronics will be accepted at the Electronic Round-Up on Saturday, August 27th. Cardinal Services with NextStep Recycling is hosting this community recycling event. They’ll take almost anything that gets plugged in or that runs on batteries. Between 9am and 3pm, bring them to 1242 Newmark in Coos Bay, next to Cardinal [...]


Tuesday August 23 2016

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Coquille Police Start Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign

The Coquille Police Department will be involved in a Safety Belt blitz from August 24th through September 4th. The campaign is a state-wide selective traffic enforcement program focused on enforcing seat belt use, proper speed, and preventing distracted driving while using mobile phones. These three factors are the most common violations leading to crash-related [...]


Monday August 22 2016

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No Injuries From Early Morning Fire On Libby Lane

The Coos Forest Protective Association responded to a fire on Libby Lane, approximately two miles west of Coos Bay at 1:30am on Friday morning. CFPA officials say the fire was human-caused, but the specific cause of the fire is still under investigation. The fire began in a four-year old timber stand and burned one third [...]


Friday August 19 2016

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Tasty Tomatoes Workshop in Myrtle Point

The Coos County Master Food Preservers invite everyone to a Tasty Tomatoes workshop on Saturday, August 27th from 10am to 2pm. Learn the basics of canning tomatoes and salsas, including how to assess family recipes for safety and other food preservation methods for tomatoes, including dehydration. Participants will get to take home a jar of [...]


Friday August 19 2016

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Sunken Vessel To Be Removed With Help From Grant

The Oregon State Marine Board has been awarded a $55,000 NOAA Marine Debris Removal grant to assist removing the fishing vessel Western from Coos Bay. The Western is a 69.9 foot long, 78 gross ton, wood-hulled vessel built in 1934. In January 2015, after breaking free from the mooring on the dock, and from anchor [...]


Friday August 19 2016

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Earthquake Early Warning System Grant For U of O

Oregon Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have announced that the U.S. Geological Survey has awarded approximately $3.7 million to six universities, including the University of Oregon, to advance an earthquake early warning system along the West coast. The funding will help improve the “ShakeAlert” system that would give the public a few seconds to [...]


Thursday August 18 2016

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Chamber Golf Tournament At Watson Ranch

The Bay Area Chamber of Commerce is holding it’s 3rd annual 4 man scramble golf tournament on September 24th at Watson Ranch golf course. Team openings are still available and sponsors are welcome. They thank Banner Bank, Clean Cut Landscape, Bay Area Hospital and Life Care Center of Coos Bay for supporting this event. For [...]


Thursday August 18 2016

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North Bend Man Charged With Unlawful Use Of Weapon

Coos County Sheriff’s responded to the Dunes Mobile Ranch RV Park on Spinreel Road in North Bend to a reported disturbance. Sheriff’s were advised that 33-year-old Charles H. Loreman of North Bend had attempted to assault a 34-year-old victim, then reportedly drove off, striking the victims’ vehicle. At the scene, Sheriffs learned that an altercation [...]


Thursday August 18 2016

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Lucas Mark Perkins Charged with Murder

Lucas Mark Perkins Coos County District Attorney R. Paul Frasier has filed with the Coos County Circuit Court formally charging Lucas Mark Perkins with the offense of murder. A warrant has been issued for his arrest with security set at $2,000,000. Perkins was arrested in Seattle shortly before noon today. 64-year-old Richard Perkins was found dead [...]


Wednesday August 17 2016

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