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Coquille Police And Fire Departments Shop With The Heroes

On Sunday, December 18th, members of the Coquille Police and Fire Departments will be participating in the annual Christmas Shop with the Heroes program. They are grateful for the contributions received in the past from local citizens, businesses and organizations and they are looking forward to contributions again this year.   Coquille Police and Fire personnel will [...]


Wednesday November 30 2016

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North Bend Man Found Dead After Truck Crash

Coos County Deputies responded to a single vehicle crash at Old Wagon Road near Coos Bay on November 28th. According to reports, a Mazda truck was found crashed into an embankment at mile post 2 at that location. Deputies found the driver, 37-year-old Nicholas Adam Wright of North Bend dead at the scene as [...]


Wednesday November 30 2016

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CERT Classes In North Bend Start January 7th

[ January 7, 2017; 9:00 AM; ] CERT, or Community Emergency Response Team, educates individuals about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue and disaster medical operations. CERT volunteers can assist others in their community after a disaster when professional responders are not immediately [...]


Tuesday November 29 2016

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UPDATE: Man Injured In Fire Inside Building In Empire

The Coos Bay Fire Department has confirmed there was a fire inside a vacant building last night, November 27th. The Fire Department was dispatched at 10:16pm, responding to smoke emanating from inside the old Allied Motors building at 1242 Newmark Avenue in Empire at the Y. A Fire Department spokesman said the inside of the [...]


Monday November 28 2016

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Veterans Town Hall To Be Held In North Bend

The Roseburg VA Medical Center has scheduled a Veterans Town Hall in North Bend on Wednesday, November 30th from 5 to 7pm. It will be held at the American Legion Post 34, 1421 Airport Way, North Bend. The Roseburg VAMC invites all veterans, their family members and stakeholders. This will be an open dialogue listening [...]


Monday November 28 2016

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Fire Department Responds To Smoke Coming From Inside Building In Empire

The Coos Bay Fire Department investigated smoke coming from a vacant shop building at the Y in Empire last night around 11pm. Unconfirmed reports say that fire crews entered the building while smoke was seen coming from inside. One lane (west) of Newmark was closed at that hour. Police and fire were on the scene. [...]


Monday November 28 2016

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Band Will Perform Free Holiday Concert In North Bend

[ December 8, 2016; 7:00 PM; ] The Bay Area Concert band will perform a holiday concert on Thursday, December 8th at the North Bend Presbyterian Church on Pony Creek Road. Steve Simpkins will direct starting at 7pm.   Enjoy A Continental Christmas by Frank Erickson, An American Festival and A Christmas Festival arranged by Leroy Anderson. Additional holiday pieces will round out [...]


Friday November 25 2016

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AAA Of Oregon: Most Thanksgiving Travelers Since 2007

Triple A of Oregon reports that 48.7 million Americans are traveling 50 miles or more from home during this Thanksgiving holiday weekend, an increase of one million travelers over 2015 and the highest volume for the holiday since 2007. About 592,000 Oregonians will head over the rivers and through the woods. Here are some quick [...]


Friday November 25 2016

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High Surf Advisory And Flood Advisory In Effect

The National Weather Service has issued a High Surf Advisory, in effect until 9am Friday morning. Heavy west swells and strong south wind-driven seas peaked late Thursday night but will continue to produce high surf this morning. Average breaking wave heights will be 19 to 22 feet. A brief decrease in seas late this morning [...]


Friday November 25 2016

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High Wind Warning Issued For 1am Thursday November 24th

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning, in effect from 1am on Thursday, November 24th through 1am Friday, November 25th. Winds from the south are forecasted at 25 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. The NWS reports that winds will increase Wednesday night peaking Thursday afternoon and night then [...]


Wednesday November 23 2016

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