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Missing Coos Bay Woman Found Alive And Safe

On November 7th , Coos County Sheriff’s received a report of a missing person in the Davis Creek area off Highway 101 in the forest. 39-year-old Anna Gray of Coos Bay had reportedly gone mushroom picking in the area. Miss Gray had been dropped off by a friend at about 4pm and was going to [...]


Tuesday November 8 2016

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Lighting of Empire Christmas Tree December 3rd

It’s a holiday tradition. The annual lighting of the Christmas Tree on Saturday, December 3rd. Everyone is invited to come to the Star of Hope at 5pm and enjoy the holiday festivities. Santa will be arriving on a fire engine on December 3rd, at 657 Newmark Avenue in Empire. It’s sponsored by the Community [...]


Tuesday November 8 2016

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Test Smoke Alarms When Turning Clocks Back

Sunday, November 6th marks the end of daylight savings time and serves as a good reminder for Oregonians to test their smoke alarms. The Oregon State Fire Marshal urges residents to test those alarms before automatically changing the batteries. “Smoke alarm technology has advanced and many now come with 10-year batteries and some are tamper-resistant,” [...]


Friday November 4 2016

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Health alerts issued for pesticide-tainted marijuana sold at North Bend, Salem, Eugene dispensaries

The Oregon Health Authority is advising customers of three medical marijuana dispensaries—in North Bend, Salem and Eugene—that certain products contain high levels of pesticides. OHA recommends they immediately return the affected products or dispose of them.Oregon Medical Marijuana Program officials say that Stonies, 3682 Tremont St., North Bend (MMD 66249), and Green-Way Medicinal, 1865 Beach [...]


Thursday November 3 2016

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High Surf Advisory Issued For November 3rd

The National Weather Service has issued a High Surf Advisory in effect on Thursday, November 3rd from 12 Noon through 8pm. Average breaking wave heights around 23 feet from the afternoon through early in the evening. This high surf will lead to larger than normal breaking waves. The waves will run up faster and further [...]


Thursday November 3 2016

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Learn About Relay For Life At Meeting In Coos Bay

The Relay For Life of Coos County invites all members of the community who are looking for a way to get involved to a casual meet and greet with the Relay committee on Thursday, November 10th from 6 to 7:30pm at the Coos Bay Fire Station on Elrod Avenue. Learn more about the Relay For [...]


Thursday November 3 2016

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Raising Funds For Pacific Cove Humane Society

All well-behaved pets, from cats and dogs (to more unusual creatures), are invited to have their photo taken with Santa Paws…….and their humans. Photos with Santa Paws will be at the Pony Village Mall on Saturday, November 5th from 1 to 3:30pm. Each $20.00 fee comes with Mini Pet Mart pet treat, Cranberry Sweets people [...]


Wednesday November 2 2016

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Tsunami Safe Program Offered In Coos Bay

With winter holidays approaching and many people visiting the Oregon coast, the Oregon Office of Emergency Management offers “Tsunami Safe: Hospitality Begins with Safety”, a free program aimed at the hospitality industry. Hotel and motel staff, bed and breakfast hosts, and people offering Airbnb, are invited to attend. Tsunami Safe helps to increase tsunami awareness [...]


Wednesday November 2 2016

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South Coast Head Start Accepting Applications For Programs

South Coast Head Start is currently accepting applications for placement on a wait list in the Head Start and Early Head Start programs offered throughout Coos and Curry counties. Openings may occur weekly and the wait list is used to fill any spots that become available. These programs are provided at no cost to families. [...]


Tuesday November 1 2016

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Temporary Fencing Erected To Protect Flocks Of Plovers

Field crews with the Siuslaw National Forest have erected temporary fencing near the number 3 Umpqua parking lot, south of Winchester Bay in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. The fencing is to provide a buffer for a flock of threatened Western snowy plovers that have taken up residence in the area. Crews will monitor [...]


Friday October 28 2016

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