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Prices At Pump Least Expensive For Early May Since 2009

Pump prices have climbed to a five-month high, but gas prices are the cheapest for early May since 2009. The national average is at its highest price since November of last year. For the week, the national average for regular unleaded increases eight cents to $2.22 a gallon. The Oregon average goes up 11 cents [...]


Thursday May 5 2016

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Cleaning Up Bay Area To Kick Off Tourism Week

Kicking off National Tourism Week with a clean Bay area and organizations are seeking volunteers to clean up. Free T-shirts with the team logo. Citizens who live or conduct business in Coos Bay or North Bend are invited to join the Bay Area Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee for this community cleanup from 9am to [...]


Thursday May 5 2016

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Coos County Relay For Life Events During May

May 7th—-10am to 1pm Curbing for a Cure– All teams will gather in downtown Coos Bay across from the Tall Ships wearing Mission Possible themed costumes, Relay gear or purple. They will use butterfly nets to collect donations from passing cars and pass out invitations for the event. This will help teams meet their t-shirt [...]


Wednesday May 4 2016

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Power Squadron Offers Boater Education Classes

[ May 16, 2016; 6:30 PM; ] The Coos Bay Power Squadron will be putting on their ABC Class starting on May 16th. This will be the first class in the series offered by the United States Power Squadron. The class is designed for new and existing boaters and meets the requirement to qualify to get the Oregon boaters education card that [...]


Wednesday May 4 2016

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Shawn Kristopher Yamate "Sick Boy"

Yamate Sentenced To Minimum Of 27 Years In Prison

Shawn Yamate has been sentenced to a minimum of 27 years of incarceration. Judge Richard Barron sentenced Yamate on May 2nd. A jury found Yamate guilty of the murder of Forest Martin that occurred in June, 2015, then dragging the body to the mud flats near the waste water treatment plant in Empire. Yamate was [...]


Tuesday May 3 2016

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Man’s Body Found By Boater’s In River

The Curry County Sheriff’s office received a call from a resident of Gold Beach on April 29th, reporting that while boating on the Rogue River, they found the body of an adult male that was partially submerged. At that time there had been no reports of missing persons fitting the description given by the caller. [...]


Tuesday May 3 2016

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Coos County Man Wanted After Fleeing Court

Kevin Lee Marshall In March, 2015, members of the South Coast Interagency Narcotics Team conducted an investigation into the delivery of methamphetamine by Bruce Everett Taylor, Kevin Lee Marshall and others in the Barview Area of Coos County. As a result of the investigation, search warrants were obtained for Taylor’s and Marshall’s respective residences. On March [...]


Tuesday May 3 2016

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Coquille Police Chief Position Filled

The position for the Coquille Police Chief has been filled after former Police Chief Janice Blue left in February. Though Blue left three months ago the position did not have a temporary fill in. Interviews took place on April 7th and three candidates were interviewed. Of the three Sergeant Scott Sanders of the Myrtle Point [...]


Monday May 2 2016

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No One Injured In Fire In North Bend Home

No injuries were reported when a fire broke out in the kitchen of a home in North Bend. The North Bend Fire Department reports the call came in at 7:45pm on Friday night. First reponders saw heavy smoke at the single family dwelling at 2322 Ash Street. The kitchen was destroyed and there was substantial [...]


Monday May 2 2016

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Police Searching For Man On Attempted Murder And Assault Charges

A Coos Bay man is being sought by police on Attempted Murder and Assault charges. Yesterday afternoon, North Bend Police were notified of an accident that occurred in the parking lot of the McDonald’s restaurant in North Bend. First responders found 27-year-old Edward Robert Brown laying on the asphalt. He was taken to Bay Area [...]


Monday May 2 2016

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