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Frost Advisory And Freeze Watch Thursday And Friday

A cold air mass is moving into the area, resulting in frost and some freezing conditions along and near the coast on Thursday and Friday mornings. This prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Frost Advisory, in effect from Midnight through Thursday morning. Also, a Freeze Watch will be in effect from late Wednesday [...]


Wednesday January 11 2017

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Flood Warnings For Coquille River

The Flood Warning continues for the Coquille river at Coquille. At 3am on January 10th, the stage was at flood stage (which is 21 feet). Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is in the forecast. The Coquille river at Coquille is forecasted to rise to 23 feet late Tuesday night and peak at [...]


Tuesday January 10 2017

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Coos County Authorities Seize $100,000 Dollars of Methamphetamine During Traffic Stop

Authorities seized methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $100-thousand dollars following a routine traffic stop. South Coast Interagency Narcotics Team detectives served two search warrants on the home of 59-year old Cory Yockey and 47-year-old Deborah Rogers of Coos Bay. The two were taken into custody following a December 29th traffic stop near the [...]


Monday January 9 2017

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Flood Potential Due To Rain This Weekend

There will be a Flood Potential Outlook due to heavy rain and snow melt on streams and rivers in Coos, Curry, Douglas and Jackson counties. The National Weather Service reports that a series of systems will move through the area this weekend and through next week. The combination of recent heavy snow and periods of [...]


Friday January 6 2017

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Mandatory Masking Policy At Bay Area Hospital

The South Coast region has seen a significant increase in influenza and flu-like illnesses. Therefore, Bay Area Hospital is implementing theri mandatory masking requirement. They have posted signs and are providing masks at all major entrances to the hospital. Non-immunized volunteers, physicians, contractors and the public will be required to wear a mask in all [...]


Friday January 6 2017

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Dance At Bay Area Senior Center

The South Coast Folk Society will hold their monthly First Saturday contra dance on January 7th at the Bay Area Senior Activity Center. It starts at 7pm at 886 South Fourth Street (at Ingersoll) in Coos Bay. No experience or partner is needed to enjoy contra dancing, a traditional American style of social dancing to [...]


Friday January 6 2017

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Update On Trash Pick Up In North Bend

The City of North Bend issued a press release: Due to road conditions, North Bend Sanitation will attempt to have the missed trash picked up by the end of the week. They appreciate everyone’s patience.  


Friday January 6 2017

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Jaws Of Life Used To Extricate Coos Bay Woman From Vehicle

Coos County Sheriff’s Deputies were assisted by Myrtle Point Fire and Ambulance in responding to Highway 242 (the Powers Highway), outside of Myrtle Point for the single vehicle injury accident. The operator of the vehicle, 58-year-old Peggy S. Fors of Powers, was uninjured. The 62-year-old female passenger, Lisa Bohanan of Coos Bay reportedly had severe [...]


Thursday January 5 2017

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Computer Science Program For Girls In Coos Bay

A free program for girls will start January 17th in Coos Bay. ‘Girls Who Code’ is free to attend for girls in grades 6th through 12th. It will meet weekly at the Coos Bay Work Source office, 990 South Second Street. Girls Who Code was founded with a single mission: to close the [...]


Thursday January 5 2017

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CURRENT CLOSURES, CANCELLATIONS AND DELAYS IN COOS COUNTY for THURSDAY JANUARY 5, 2017

Current list of closures, cancelations and delays. Visit our website for latest information as it can change very quickly: http://kdcq.com/coos_county_school_closures_delays_cancellations/ 1/4/17 at 9:21 PM: All state executive branch agencies in Coos and Douglas counties will have a delayed opening of 10 a.m. on Thursday, January 5.   1/4/17 at 7:10 PM: For January 5th – Full Day Head [...]


Thursday January 5 2017

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