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DEQ Fines Fuel Business In Coquille

The Department of Environmental Quality has issued a fuel shipping business in Coquille, a $1,900 penalty. Ron’s Oil Company received a reminder from the DEQ to pay attention to Oregon’s underground storage tank leak detection requirements. The Coquille company was issued the penalty for using the wrong type of leak detection method to monitor for [...]


Tuesday April 1 2014

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Commercial Drive Tests End At 4 DMV Offices

The Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles will no longer offer commercial driver license skills tests as of April 1st, 2014, at its offices in Southeast Portland, Bend, Roseburg and Coos Bay. The DMV has been phasing out commercial drive tests at its field offices in favor of third-party test providers as part of DMV’s efforts [...]


Tuesday April 1 2014

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Family Fun Day at John Topits Park!

2014 Free Family Fun Day at John Topits Park Empire Lakes

[ April 5, 2014; 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. ]   Saturday April 5, 2014 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at John Topits Park/Empire Lakes PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS K-DOCK Music and Live Broadcast Crew brought to you by   Basin Tackle in Charleston has it all. They sell rods, reels, tackle and bait. They also rent and sell crab pots and rings. Basin Tackle, in the Charleston [...]


Monday March 31 2014

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ODFW: Public Meetings On Big Game, More

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will host a series of public meetings throughout Oregon in early May to hear public comments on proposals for big game, game bird, and furbearer hunting and trapping seasons. There will be a meeting at the North Bend Library on May 7th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.   ODFW [...]


Monday March 31 2014

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Lakeside Library Ribbon Cutting/Grand Opening

The friends of the Lakeside Public Library announce the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting, presenting two new murals –”Fins, Feathers, and Fur: Native Species of Tenmile Lakes”, and “Classic Occasions” by award winning Lakeside muralist, Janne LaValle plus an all-media art exhibit featuring Lakeside Artists. The event will be held on Saturday, April 12th from noon [...]


Saturday March 29 2014

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ODFW Offers Training For Angelers

Want to share your love of fishing with others? Join the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s team of volunteer angling instructors. The ODFW is hosting angler instructor training in Brookings on Saturday, March 29th at 10am at the Coast Guard Station, 16133 Boat Basin Drive. This training is open to anyone 18 years or [...]


Saturday March 29 2014

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Photo: Ricky Wiley

Car slams into Clausen Oyster facility

Photo: Rickey Wiley   The Coos County Sheriff’s office responded to a single vehicle car crash last night on North Bay Road. An investigation discovered that 19 year-old Tyler Waldow of North Bend lost control of his 1998 Monte Carlo, traveled off the roadway and crashed into the Clausen Oysters building. Waldow was the only occupant of [...]


Friday March 28 2014

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Oregon Landslide

Heavy rainfall brings slide potential

  SOUTHWEST OREGON – Heavy rainfall Friday in southwest Oregon will bring increased potential for landslides in the mountains. The National Weather Service has issued a flood potential outlook for Coos, Curry and Josephine counties.   Be alert to changing weather conditions throughout the weekend, and use extreme caution when travelling. Watch for signs of a landslide, which [...]


Friday March 28 2014

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Studded Tires

Oregon’s studded tire season won’t be extended past this Monday

  ODOT – Oregon’s studded tire season won’t be extended past Monday, 3/31   Please remove your studded tires by Monday, March 31. Given the current weather forecasts, ODOT does not plan to extend the Oregon studded tire season.   ODOT encourages you to consider other types of traction tires or chains. A study completed in 2000 concluded [...]


Friday March 28 2014

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Whale Watch Week Along The Coast

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department announces that now through March 29th is when gray whales cruise north on their spring migration. Gray whale numbers usually peak around the last week in March and in time for the Spring Whale Watch Week. Nearly 160 gray whales pass along the coast each day and whale watchers [...]


Friday March 28 2014

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