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Coos Art Museum Special Program

[ July 19, 2014; 11:00 AM; ] The Coos Art Museum will welcome Coni Stroud, the co-owner of Art Connection in Coos Bay, presenting a discussion on the skillful selection of framing materials designed to extend the life of artworks. One question both artists and art collectors face is how artworks are to be framed. Learn how the use of various glass [...]


Wednesday July 2 2014

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Bandon Double FatalCar Crash

UPDATE: Double Fatal Collision near Beaver Hill

Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into the double fatal crash that occurred on Highway 101 in Coos County north of Bandon. The crash resulted in the death of a San Francisco woman an d the death of a Bandon man.   On June 30, 2014, at about 3:30 p.m., a Honda Accord driven [...]


Tuesday July 1 2014

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Relay For Life Teams Raised $180,000

Coos County teams raised more than $180,000 for the American Cancer Society following the South Coos County Relay held over the weekend of June 28th in Coquille. South Coos County raised $81,000 with more donations still coming in. The top fundraising team was Natalie’s Cancer Warriors raising $25,000 for the Coquille Relay. The team was [...]


Tuesday July 1 2014

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Two Rescued From Capsized Boat

A Coos Bay man remains in a Portland hospital after the boat he was on capsized in the South Slough Estuary near Charleston. Coos County Sheriffs deputies responded to a call shortly after 6pm on June 30th and found three people in the water. 59-year-old Gary S. Dudley and 28-year-old Jarred F. Yokum of Coos [...]


Tuesday July 1 2014

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BLM To Conduct Pasture Burn At Dean Creek

The Bureau of Land Management will conduct controlled pasture burns at the Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area on July 1st and 2nd. Approximately 100 acres will be carefully burned to improve elk forage and habitat at the popular wildlife viewing area. This prescribed burn is part of the BLM’s yearly efforts to improve grazing conditions [...]


Tuesday July 1 2014

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UPDATE: 101 Double Fatal Collision

Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into the double fatal crash that occurred on Highway 101 in Coos County north of Bandon. The crash resulted in the death of a San Francisco woman and the death of a Bandon man. Names of the deceased will be released tomorrow after next of kin for [...]


Tuesday July 1 2014

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Water Board To Start Pine Ave. Construction

The Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board will be replacing a water main on Pine Avenue and North 8th Street in Coos Bay from Highway 101 to Koosbay Boulevard starting on Monday, June 30th. The construction will be a distance of about 2,000 feet. Construction work is anticipated to be completed by November 1st, 2014. The Water [...]


Monday June 30 2014

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Deadline June 30th For Volunteer Reserve Police Officers

The city of Coos Bay is now accepting applications for volunteer reserve police officers. Anyone interested in volunteering their time is encouraged to complete an application and resume, and submit them to the city manager’s office at 500 Central Avenue, Coos Bay. The deadline for submissions is at 5pm on Monday, June 30th. Applications [...]


Saturday June 28 2014

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Oregon Fee Increase for Boaters

Marine Board Approves a Proposed Registered Motorboat Fee Increase

The Oregon State Marine Board met for their quarterly Board meeting on June 25 in Prineville, to discuss the agency’s proposed 2015-2017 budget and consider a recommendation for a motorboat fee increase. The Board also approved two boating facility grant increase requests and elected new Board officers.   Staff briefed the Board on budget preparation and the [...]


Friday June 27 2014

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I-5 off-ramp at Drain opens ahead of schedule

The southbound Interstate 5 off-ramp at Exit 162 (Oregon 38 junction/Drain) is now open following a 12-day closure to replace damaged concrete in the adjacent travel lane.   The ramp, which is used by southbound I-5 motorists heading to Reedsport and the southern Oregon coast, had originally been scheduled to be closed 33 days, from June [...]


Friday June 27 2014

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