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Anglers Can Shape 2016 Sport Halibut Seasons

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking anglers and the public for input on the 2016 sport halibut seasons and regulations at two public meetings in August. Both meetings will be hosted by the ODFW and start at 6:30p.m.   The locations are on Monday, August 3rd at the North Bend Library, 1800 Sherman Avenue. [...]


Tuesday July 28 2015

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OSP Launches Statewide Investigation Concerning Suspicious Mail with Unknown Substance

The Oregon State Police and multiple partners are conducting a statewide investigation after multiple government offices around the state received suspicious mail, some with an unknown substance.   Hazardous Materials Teams and investigators have responded to these reports. This story will be updated and more information will be released when it is available.   As a reminder people receiving [...]


Monday July 27 2015

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Man Presumed Drowned At Diamond Lake

According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s office, on July 25th at approximately 1240 hours, their 911 center received a call regarding a male subject who had reportedly jumped from a boat into the water at Diamond Lake and had not been seen again.   Marine deputies began searching for the subject but they were unable to find [...]


Monday July 27 2015

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5 Cent Gas Tax Proposed By City Leaders

[ July 30, 2015; 6:00 PM; ] The cities of North Bend and Coos Bay are embarking on a cooperative effort to improve street maintenance in both communities. The “Save Our Streets” project would create a 5-cent-per-gallon tax on gasoline sold in either city. Each city’s proceeds would be dedicated to street maintenance and improvement.   Coos Bay's Public Works Director Jim Hossley [...]


Monday July 27 2015

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More Than 600 Marijuana Plants Found; Two Arrests Made

The Coos Bay Police Department received information of possible code violations at a commercial building at 712 South 2nd Street in Coos Bay. While looking into the code violations, city personnel received information that there was possibly a large marijuana grow at that location.   On July 21st, police contacted Joshua A. Galbraith and Carrie Jo Galbraith [...]


Friday July 24 2015

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Line Break Shut Down Water In Siltcoos Recreation Corridor

Campers who are staying in Siuslaw National Forest campgrounds along the Siltcoos recreation corridor, 7 miles south of Florence, need to supply their own drinking water due of a break in an underground water line. The break was discovered July 21st, prompting the shutdown of flush toilets, showers and water faucets at recreation sites at [...]


Friday July 24 2015

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Coos County Jail Reduces Bed Limit

Coos County Sheriff Craig Zanni has issued an order that, as of August 1st, the Coos County jail will go to a 49 jail bed limit until further notice. The Sheriff anticipates that this will be only temporary, possibly lasting 90 to 180 days. This decrease from the 98 bed limit is due to [...]


Friday July 24 2015

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Learn To Download Audio Books For Free

[ August 24, 2015; 12:00 PM; 12:00 PM; ] The Coos Bay Library will be offering a Library 2 Go workshop for downloading free e-books and audio books. The workshop will be held Monday, August 24th from 12 to 2p.m. in the library's Myrtlewood Room. Come in any time before 1:45pm and registration is not required. This workshop is intended for e-book and [...]


Thursday July 23 2015

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Coast Guard Swimmer Harrity Rescues Four From Lifeboat

A Coast Guard rescue swimmer swam 1,750 yards in 5-foot seas and 30-mph winds to rescue four people after their fishing vessel grounded near Cape Blanco. Petty Officer 2nd Class Darren Harrity individually pulled each fisherman in 57 degree water from their life raft to shore, where they were met by EMS.   Watch standers at Coast [...]


Thursday July 23 2015

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Flags Half-Staff in Oregon

Governor Orders Flags at Half-Staff

Oregon Governor Kate Brown has ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff at all public institutions from Tuesday, July 21 until sunset on Saturday, July 25 in honor of the victims of the Chattanooga shootings.


Tuesday July 21 2015

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