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Zumba For A Cause To Raise Funds For Relay For Life

It’s Zumba for a Cause on Saturday, April 23rd from 3 to 5pm. The doors will open at 2:30 at the North Bend High School Gymnasium, 2323 Pacific Avenue. Rylee Young, the 2016 Miss Coos County Outstanding Teen, will be hosting this Zumba event to raise money for the Relay for Life and to [...]


Friday April 22 2016

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Shawn Kristopher Yamate "Sick Boy"

Shawn Yamate Found Guilty of Murder and Corpse Abuse

Shawn “Sick Boy” Yamate After a six day jury trial, 36 year-old Shawn Kristopher Yamate was found guilty of murder, abuse of a corpse and witness tampering. The charge stems from the death of Forest Martin who was bludgeoned to death by Yamate on June 26, 2015. After Yamate killed Martin he dragged his body out [...]


Thursday April 21 2016

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41,000 Job Vacancies Reflect Stronger Economy

Businesses in Oregon reported 41,300 vacancies in the winter of 2016. That marks the first time job vacancies have exceeded 40,000, and reflects the rapid pace of job growth in the state. The Oregon Employment Department reports that health care and social assistance topped all industries with 9,400 vacancies in the winter. Leisure and hospitality [...]


Thursday April 21 2016

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Oregon Health Authority Issues Statewide Advisory On Bass Consumption

The Oregon Health Authority has issued a statewide advisory for bass consumption due to elevated levels of mercury found in fish tissue sampled across the state. The fish consumption advisory affects bass in all water bodies statewide, including river systems. Bass is the focus of the advisory because it is a resident species. It lives [...]


Thursday April 21 2016

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Patty AJ Vessel May Stay Where It Is

The US Coast Guard says the 62-foot Patty AJ could remain where it is in the bay north of Charleston. The fishing vessel capsized near the jetty March 23rd. A Coast Guard spokesman said this afternoon the threat to the environment and the navigational channel have all but been mitigated. The fuel tanks are [...]


Wednesday April 20 2016

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Fishing Vessel Procession for Capt. Jerry Lee Barkley of the Patty AJ on Sunday

The boat procession meant to honor and celebrate the life of what the local fishing community calls an amazing man is slated to take place this weekend. A Fishing Vessel procession will leave the Charleston Marina at 8:00 am on Sunday and will head up the river. 67-year-old Jerry Lee Barkley, a highly respected captain [...]


Wednesday April 20 2016

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Oregon Gas Prices Less Expensive For Summer

Triple A of Oregon expects cheaper summertime pump prices. Record-high fuel demand, declining refinery production and rising oil costs are eventually pushing retail gas prices higher. For the week, the national average for regular unleaded increases to $2.11 a gallon. The Oregon average goes up three cents to $2.22 a gallon. Triple A expects prices [...]


Wednesday April 20 2016

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Update On Capsized Boat On Bastendorff Beach

Coos County Deputies responded to the report of a capsized boat on the South Jetty on Bastendorff Beach on April 19th. Deputies found the eighteen foot motor boat capsized in the surf. 39-year-old Blake Fuller and 61-year-old Lewis Aanrud were reportedly the only two occupants of the boat. Deputies learned the men had turned prior [...]


Wednesday April 20 2016

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Boat Capsizes Near Jetty

Another boat capsizing near Charleston, south of Coos Bay, this afternoon. According to the Charleston Fire Department, the boat capsized off the south jetty. It was pulled up onto Bastendorff Beach by the two occupants on board. They were treated for hypothermia and taken to the hospital. A black lab on the boat was lost [...]


Tuesday April 19 2016

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North Bend School District #13 Kindergarten Registration

Parents of students who will be five years old by September 1st should plan to attend one of the two upcoming Kindergarten registrations for the North Bend School District. Registration provides an opportunity for parents to learn about the kindergarten curriculum while meeting teachers and the principal.   The schedule is as follows:   Hillcrest Elementary School Office Thursday, May [...]


Monday April 18 2016

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