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C.A.M. Complexities Of Visual Language

The Coos Art Museum welcomes Anne Sobbota as guest lecturer for the first of four lectures taking place Thursdays in October. Join them on October 9th at 5:30pm as Anne covers the lecture topic “How Symbols Speak: The Complexities of Visual Language, Past and Present”. This lecture will analyze the multi-layered language of [...]


Thursday October 9 2014

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ODFW Asks Public To Comment On 2015 Groundfish And Sport Halibut Seasons

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking sport anglers to comment and help shape the 2015 Pacific halibut and groundfish seasons during a meeting in Coos Bay tonight. “This is an opportunity for sport anglers to provide their input on proposed changes to the Pacific halibut catch sharing plan and sport groundfish regulations for [...]


Thursday October 9 2014

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Man Arrested For Unlawful Use Of Weapon

Coos County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call about a dispute between two neighbors over one neighbor’s dogs allegedly killing another’s sheep in the Ridge Road area, north of North Bend. During the investigation police was learned that 55-year-old Adam Hecht, had confronted his neighbor, 77-year-old Fred Joseph Miller at his house with [...]


Tuesday October 7 2014

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Elliott State Forest Alternatives Project

There will be a special meeting of the State Land Board on Wednesday, October 8th, to hear comments from the public regarding ownership and management of the Elliott State Forest. In recent years, revenues from the Elliott State Forest, a land asset of the Common School Fund, have been curtailed because of Endangered Species Act litigation. [...]


Tuesday October 7 2014

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Southwestern Oregon Community College Receives $2.4 Million Grant to Support Career Training Programs

The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded Southwestern Oregon Community College (SWOCC) a $2.4 million grant to expand specialized technical training for careers in the health care and natural resources industries. It’s the only such grant awarded to a college in Oregon.   The Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant Program (TAACCCT) supports education [...]


Friday October 3 2014

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Highway 38 Motorcycle Fatal Victim Identified as John Ambrosini

Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into a fatal motorcycle crash reported Thursday afternoon off Highway 38 about twelve miles east of Reedsport. The victim’s name and additional information is released in this update.   On October 2, 2014 at approximately 2:57 p.m., OSP, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and local emergency responders were notified [...]


Friday October 3 2014

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Fatal Motorcycle Crash Near Reedsport

Oregon State Police are continuing their investigation into a fatal crash reported on the afternoon of October 2nd. The preliminary investigation indicates that OSP and the Douglas County Sheriff’s office were notified of the discovery of a man lying next to a motorcycle off an embankment along the north side of Highway 38, twelve miles [...]


Friday October 3 2014

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OSP and Fish & Wildlife Investigation Lead to Charges for Bandon Man

  A year-long investigation by a Coos Bay Fish & Wildlife Division trooper, in conjunction with the South Coast Interagency Narcotics Team (SCINT), led to a Bandon-area resident being cited for wildlife crimes and being a felon in possession of a firearm.   On September 24, 2014, at approximately 9:15 a.m., search warrants were served at three Bandon-area [...]


Thursday October 2 2014

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“Chair-ity” Event To Benefit Juvenile Victim Program

The 6th Annual Chair–ity event, sponsored by Neighbor to Neighbor Mediation Services, will team up with the Coos Bay Wine Walk on Friday, October 3rd at 5pm. Local artists who have decorated chairs, tables as well as a special lectern will display their work at Time Bomb Exchange, 175 South Third Street, Coos Bay. [...]


Thursday October 2 2014

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Meeting Of State Land Board Regarding Elliott State Forest

[ October 8, 2014; 3:00 PM; ] The State Land Board will meet in special session on Wednesday, October 8th, to hear from the public regarding ownership and management of the Elliott State Forest. In recent years, revenues from the forest, a land asset of the Common School Fund, have been curtailed due to Endangered Species Act litigation. As a result, the [...]


Thursday October 2 2014

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