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Winter Weather Advisory Until 10am

A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 10am on Wednesday, January 4th. Snow accumulations overnight and morning totals of up to 3 inches in some areas. The snow will continue to taper off through this morning. Locations in the Advisory area include western Curry and Coos counties. Driving will be hazardous due to slushy [...]


Wednesday January 4 2017

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Current Delays Due to Ice and Snow Forecast for Wednesday January 4, 2017

  1/3/17 at 7:24 PM: The North Bend School District will be operating on a 2 hour delay Wednesday, January 4th.   1/3/17 at 7:00 PM: Coquille School District on 2 hour delay for Wednesday, January 4th.   1/3/17 at 6:00 PM: For Wednesday, January 4th: Bay (Coos Bay/CFRC) – am classes have been canceled, a determination for pm classes [...]


Tuesday January 3 2017

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Derelict Vessel Removed From Coos Bay

After months of planning, the Western was removed from Coos Bay. A 70-foot long, 78-gross ton wood-hulled fishing vessel built in 1934, the Western sank near the Empire boat ramp in January, 2015. In August, the Oregon State Marine Board was awarded a $55,000 grant from the NOAA Marine Debris Program. The project included $17,500 [...]


Tuesday January 3 2017

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Coos Bay Man Dies In Logging Accident

Coos County Sheriffs were dispatched to a call regarding a fatal logging accident on Bureau of Land Management timber lands off of Woodward Creek Road in Coquille on December 29th. At the site, a commercial logging contractor was in the process of thinning BLM timber lands. Sheriffs learned that an employee, 18-year-old Levi G. Gallo-Camacho [...]


Tuesday January 3 2017

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COOS BAY, NORTH BEND, COQUILLE AND MYRTLE POINT SCHOOL DISTRICT ON TWO HOUR DELAY

Icy roads throughout Coos County have prompted school officials in North, Coquille and Myrtle Point to delay opening schools for two hours. At this time we have not received notification from other school districts in Coos County if they are on a delay.   Morning Head Start classes have been cancelled today. As of now these include: [...]


Tuesday January 3 2017

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Discarded Christmas Trees To Be Picked Up In North Bend

On Saturday, January 7th and Saturday, January 14th, North Bend firefighters will be retrieving discarded Christmas trees that are placed on the sidewalks in front of homes in the city. The effort is a voluntary fund raiser designed to benefit several causes in our community. In addition to removing potential fire hazards of dry Christmas [...]


Friday December 30 2016

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Final Weekend For Whale Watching

Gray whales moving along the Oregon coast headed south to their winter feeding grounds off Baja California, Mexico. Trained volunteers are ready to help you spot the migrating whales during the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department annual winter Whale Watching Week, now through December 31st. Volunteers are stationed at 24 sites, from 10 to 1pm [...]


Friday December 30 2016

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Free Job Fair To Be Held In Coos Bay

[ January 18, 2017; 1:00 PM; ] A Job Fair will be held at the Coos Bay Library on Wednesday, January 18th. From 1 to 4pm, job seekers are invited to the library’s Myrtlewood Room. This job fair will be an excellent opportunity for job seekers to make connections with local employers and staffing agencies. This is a FREE event for employers [...]


Friday December 30 2016

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Free Fishing And Crabbing To Start New Year

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife wants to help anglers celebrate the new year with a free fishing weekend on December 31st and January 1st. This Saturday and Sunday, fishing, crabbing and clamming in Oregon will be free. That means no licenses, tags or endorsements are needed on those days. While many might not [...]


Friday December 30 2016

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Crab Fleets Being Monitored By Coast Guard

Based on the most recent domoic acid results, the commercial Dungeness crab season is being opened on January 1st. The Coast Guard is monitoring the fishing fleet across the Oregon and Washington coasts to ensure safety and enforce laws and regulations. Coast Guard aircraft have conducted fly-overs of Oregon crab fishing grounds to monitor the [...]


Thursday December 29 2016

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