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Pianist Ronnie Kole To Perform In Coos Bay

[ September 12, 2015; 3:00 PM; 3:00 PM; ] New Orleans musician Ronnie Kole is a pianist/entertainer who has traveled the world making guest appearances with symphony orchestras as well as festivals. Kole was instrumental in helping to organize both the New Orleans Jazz Festival and the French Quarter Festival, and has made numerous appearances at both venues.   Kole began his professional career on television, [...]


Friday August 21 2015

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Jury Duty Scam Calls in Coos County

On 08/18/2015 the Coos County Sheriff’s Office stated receiving a number of reports from citizens in Coos County about suspicious phone calls reporting to be from the Coos County Sheriff’s Office and Coos County Courts. A number of citizens reported receiving a phone call from a Nathan McNair, telephone number of 541-205-**** claiming to [...]


Thursday August 20 2015

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Phone Scam Alert

Phone Scam Posing as Department of State Investigations

On 08/12/2015 and 08/18/2015 the Coos County Sheriff’s Office started receiving reports from citizens in Coos County about suspicious phone calls reporting to be from the Department of State Investigations. The phone numbers appearing on caller ID make it appear as if the call is originating from Coos County. Those numbers include the direct line [...]


Thursday August 20 2015

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North Bend School District Drops Free Breakfast and Lunch Program

According to a letter sent out to parents of North Bend School District students: the school district has decided not to implement the Community Eligibility Program. The CEP would have made breakfast and lunch free for all students in the district. In a meeting last night, the decision was made to drop the CEP and [...]


Wednesday August 19 2015

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OPRD Campfire Ban

Oregon State Parks Campfire Ban

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is prohibiting all campfires in Oregon State Parks and other properties owned and managed by the department beginning Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. The ban includes but is not limited to designated fire pits, tiki torches and candles. The ban also extends to fires on ocean beaches.   “Our goal [...]


Wednesday August 19 2015

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Increasing Forest Fire Danger Prompts Response From Timber Managers

Because of increasing fire danger Campbell Global that manages Menasha and Pacific West Timberlands has issued a notice reminding the public that all forest lands remain closed. In June, public and private timber lands, including Menasha lands, in Coos, Curry and Douglas Counties were moved to a level four restriction by the Coos Forest Protective [...]


Wednesday August 19 2015

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Red Cross Holds Blood Drives In Bay Area

The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help prevent a blood shortage. Blood donations often decline in August as final summer vacations are planned and back-to-school activities increase.   Donors with types AB, O negative, B negative and A negative blood are especially encouraged to donate. Plasma from [...]


Wednesday August 19 2015

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North Bend School District Registration

Registration for students planning to attend the North Bend School District is underway. Elementary registration is set for Wednesday through Friday, August 19th, 20th and 21st from 8:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. Grades K-5 may register at North Bay Elementary or Hillcrest Elementary depending on the zone in which they live.   Sixth grade registration at North Bend Middle [...]


Tuesday August 18 2015

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Health Warning for Arago Drinking Water

Water testing in the community of Arago (an unincorporated area in Coos County about 5 miles south of Coquille and 5 miles northwest of Myrtle Point) has shown nitrates to be 34 mg/l. This is more than three times the Maximum Contaminant Level set by the EPA for drinking water. Consuming excessive nitrates [...]


Friday August 14 2015

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Public Health Advisory Lifted at Sunset Bay State Park

  The Oregon Health Authority today lifted a public health advisory for contact with marine water at Sunset Bay State Park Beach in Coos County. The health authority issued the advisory August 12 after water samples showed higher-than-normal levels of fecal bacteria in ocean waters.   Results from later samples taken by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality [...]


Friday August 14 2015

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