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Update: Man And Son Swept Out To Sea In Curry County

UPDATE: The Coast Guard has suspended its search at 11:51 a.m. today, for a 31-year-old father and 3-year-old son from the Eugene area, who were swept out to sea from a Boice Cope County Park beach, 4 miles north of Cape Blanco on Sunday.   The adult male and his three year old son have not been [...]


Monday January 16 2017

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High Wind Watch Starts Tuesday Afternoon

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Watch. It will go into effect from Tuesday afternoon, January 17th through Wednesday afternoon. Winds are forecasted from the south at 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph. The winds will increase late Tuesday and are expected to peak Wednesday morning into the afternoon [...]


Monday January 16 2017

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Free Tax Help Starts February 1st

Starting on Wednesday, February 1st, the AARP Foundation will provide free tax help and preparation for federal and state taxes for those of all ages with low to moderate incomes. Help will be available through April 15th without appointment at four locations on the southern Oregon coast and at a fifth location by appointment only. [...]


Monday January 16 2017

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UPDATE: One Confirmed Dead At Site Of Plane Crash On The Beach

Oregon State Police Spokesman, Bill Fugate has confirmed a deceased male was located on a Curry County Beach near the site where a small aircraft crashed this afternoon. The crash reported around 1:30 near the mouth of the Elk River south of the Cape Blanco Lighthouse near Port Orford. Curry County Sheriff John Ward [...]


Friday January 13 2017

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Plane Crashes North Of Port Orford

UPDATE: Oregon State Police Spokesman, Bill Fugate has confirmed a deceased male was located on a Curry County Beach near the site where a small aircraft crashed this afternoon. The crash reported around 1:30 near the mouth of the Elk River south of the Cape Blanco Lighthouse near Port Orford. Curry County Sheriff John [...]


Friday January 13 2017

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Road Closure In Coos Bay January 17th

The City of Coos Bay will be closing 2nd Court off of Anderson Avenue on January 17th from 10am to 2pm for permitted use of right-of-way. The purpose of the closure is to allow the contractor access to the back of a business at 217 Broadway. The City appreciates the community support while this work [...]


Friday January 13 2017

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Grant Crim Chosen As One Of Four Relay For Life Heroes Of Hope

Grant Crim of Coquille has been chosen as one of the four American Cancer Society’s Heroes of Hope, representing the United States for the Relay For Life globally. Grant and Alexis Morgan are two of the youngest global Heroes of Hope and have accomplished so much. There are only 4 Heroes of Hope representatives in [...]


Friday January 13 2017

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Coos Health And Wellness Winter Weather Tips

Protect yourself in winter weather. Coos Health and Wellness offers a few tips to consider:   * Stay updated on weather conditions. Listen to local media or a NOAA weather radio. Keep an emergency kit on hand.   * Use lights for heat if the furnace goes out. Don’t use gas cooking stoves. Use FoodSafety.gov food charts to help you [...]


Thursday January 12 2017

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Myrtle Point Fined For Failure To Report Waste Water Diversion Within 24 Hours

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has fined Myrtle Point $1,650 for failing to report a diversion of wastewater from the city’s treatment facility. The city’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit requires it to report such diversions, known as bypasses, within 24 hours. The city became aware of the bypass on March 12th, 2016 [...]


Thursday January 12 2017

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Fundraiser For Coos Pregnancy Resource Center

[ February 25, 2017; 4:30 PM; ] A big fundraising event is on February 25th in North Bend. The Coos County Pregnancy Resource Center invites everyone to their annual fundraising banquet at the Community Center. It's a delicious complimentary buffet-style dinner, featuring cod or pork tenderloin as entrees and much more. Reservations are required by calling 267-5204. Seating will start at 4:30pm [...]


Wednesday January 11 2017

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