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Free Geology Lecture On Landslides

A geology lecture will be given by Dr. Scott Burns on Saturday, April 16th at 7pm. Titled “The Incredible Oso Landslide – America’s Deadliest!” Dr. Burns received his BS and MS degrees from Stanford and PhD from the University of Colorado. Scott is a Professor Emeritus of Geology at Portland State University where he [...]


Friday April 15 2016

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Two Adults And One Child Assisted After Fire In Coos Bay

Disaster personnel assisted two adults and one child after a fire occurred in Coos Bay. An unconfirmed report states the blaze was in the 63000 block of Flanagan Road. The Red Cross provided assistance to meet immediate basic needs. More details as they become available.  


Friday April 15 2016

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Public Comments Solicited On DEQ Director

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Commission has appointed Pete Shepherd to serve as Interim Director. Shepherd will begin the position starting Wednesday, April 20th, until the Commission finishes a recruitment for the permanent DEQ director.The commission is soliciting comments from the public on proposed requirements and criteria for the recruitment of the permanent DEQ [...]


Friday April 15 2016

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Wind And High Surf Advisories Issued

A Wind Advisory now in effect until 5pm this afternoon. The National Weather Service reports southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50 mph are possible. Gusts in excess of 60 mph are possible at higher elevations. Winds will increase with the strongest winds in the morning.   A High Surf Advisory is in effect [...]


Thursday April 14 2016

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Update #2: 881 Customers Without Power In Coos Bay, Myrtle Point, Coquille

As of 10:35am, approximately 881 customers are without electricity in Coos Bay, Coquille and Myrtle Point. The estimated time of restoration: as soon as possible. Repairs are underway right now. That number is down from 19,000 earlier this morning. Customers were without power starting late yesterday afternoon. Pacific Power reports that at 5:30pm, high winds [...]


Thursday April 14 2016

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Coos County Deputy Gil Datan Name Added to Memorial

In preparation for the State’s Fallen Law Enforcement Officer Memorial Ceremony, the name of a fallen officer was added today under the solemn watch of the Oregon Fallen Badge Foundation. Deputy Gil Datan, of the Coos County Sheriff’s Office died while he was on forest patrol on April 20, 2015, will be honored during the [...]


Wednesday April 13 2016

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Tall Ships Arrive In Coos Bay May 6th

[ May 7, 2016; 9:00 AM; ] The tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain will arrive for their annual stay in Coos Bay starting May 6th. The two ships will tie up at the Coos Bay Boardwalk and offer walk-on tours, public excursions, and educational programs for local students. New for 2016 are special discounts for online ticket purchases.   During each visit [...]


Wednesday April 13 2016

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Free Household Waste Collection in Reedsport

[ April 23, 2016; 10:00 AM; 10:00 AM; 10:00 AM; 10:00 AM; ] Residents may dispose of household hazardous waste items for free from 10am to 3pm on Saturday, April 23rd at the intersection of Fir Avenue and 7th Street in Reedsport. Items to be collected include aerosol cans, antifreeze, engine cleaners, fluorescent tubes, herbicides, household batteries, mercury products, motor oil, paint, pesticides, solvents, thermometers, weed killers and [...]


Wednesday April 13 2016

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Damage To Home After Vehicle Catches Fire

No injuries were reported after a vehicle caught on fire in Coos Bay. The Coos Bay Fire Department reports the fire occurred early yesterday morning in the Englewood area. Fire fighters determined the fire began in a vehicle in the carport on Idaho Drive. They found fire and smoke emanating from the home as well [...]


Tuesday April 12 2016

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Veresen Announces Submission Of Request For Rehearing To FERC

Veresen Incorporated announced today that Jordan Cove Energy Project and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline have submitted a request for rehearing of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s order denying their applications in March. The company was seeking two permits for authorization to construct and operate the Jordan Cove LNG terminal on Coos Bay’s North Spit as well [...]


Tuesday April 12 2016

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