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DEQ To Hold Meeting In North Bend On Wastewater Permit Application

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality will hold a meeting in North Bend to discuss the status of the industrial waste water permit application for Pacific Connector. The application is for the disposal of water used to pressure test the proposed natural gas pipeline for the Jordan Cove Energy project.   Pacific Connector applied for a Water [...]


Tuesday January 26 2016

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Event To Benefit Families Of Eagle Three

The fishing families in Charleston have rallied together to help out the families of the Eagle III in their time of need. They are holding a silent auction/raffle/bake and rummage sale at the Coquille Indian Tribe’s Community Center. It is located directly off of Cape Arago Highway, before Dairy Queen.   They will have baked goods for [...]


Tuesday January 26 2016

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Bandon Man Jailed After Parole Violation

Coos County Sheriff’s and Bandon Police responded to 85877 North Fork Road, near Bandon regarding the report of an accidental injury from a firearm at that location. During their investigation, police discovered that 24-year-old Ian Edward Geer had accidentally shot himself in his right hand while putting away a firearm. It was also discovered that [...]


Monday January 25 2016

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Brookings Man Arrested After Search Warrant Served

Detectives with the South Coast Interagency Narcotics Team, assisted by the Brookings Police Department and Curry County Sheriff’s, served a search warrant at 706 6th Street, Brookings, the residence 39-year-old Ryan Teal. The search warrant was the result of an investigation involving the illegal shipment of marijuana and the receiving of drug money from another [...]


Monday January 25 2016

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4.9 Earthquake Recorded Off Oregon Coast

The United States Geological Survey reports that a magnitude four point nine earthquake was recorded off the coast. The activity occurred on Saturday, January 23rd at 6pm, 93 miles west of Bandon, and at 30 kilometers deep. The USGS reports there were no tsunami advisories, watches or warnings issued.  


Monday January 25 2016

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Eagle III Fishing Vessel Fatality

Update: Eagle III Fishing Vessel Crew Names Released

The Coos County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the crew of the Eagle III that encountered rough seas On January 19, 2016 at about 8:13 PM at the Coos Bay bar entrance. The Captain of the vessel is identified as 52 year-old Port Orford resident Glen A. Burkhow who made it off [...]


Thursday January 21 2016

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Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Fishermen

The Coast Guard has announced they have suspended the search today at 2:00 pm for two fishermen who went missing after the fishing vessel Eagle III broke up along North Jetty near Coos Bay.   “With deep regret the Coast Guard has suspended the search for the two remaining fisherman from the fishing vessel Eagle III,” said [...]


Wednesday January 20 2016

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North Bend Middle School Put in Lockdown

According to the North Bend Police Department and North Bend School District at 9:34 am today, the North Bend Police Department received information that a student may have been in possession of a stolen firearm. The child is a student at North Bend Middle School. Police say that while no information existed to say that [...]


Wednesday January 20 2016

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UPDATE: Coast Guard Confirms Fatality After Boat Capsizes

The United States Coast Guard continues to search for two missing fisherman after the crabbing fishing vessel Eagle III encountered rough seas one mile off the Coos Bay bar on Tuesday. USCG Petty Officer Jonathan Klingenberg says the body of one of the crew members was recovered off the north jetty earlier this morning. The [...]


Wednesday January 20 2016

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Coast Guard Search Continues For Missing Fishermen

The Coast Guard Air Station North Bend reports that at 9pm on Tuesday, January 19th, a vessel capsized approximately a mile and a half outside the entrance to Coos Bay. Watch standers at the Coast Guard District Command Center were notified of the vessel in distress after picking up a signal from a radio beacon. [...]


Wednesday January 20 2016

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