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BLM Announces Fee-Free Days for 2015

[ January 19, 2015; 9:00 AM; ] The Bureau of Land Management, in conjunction with other agencies in the Department of the Interior, will waive recreation-related fees for visitors to the National System of Public Lands on four occasions in 2015 -- Martin Luther King Junior Day, January 19th; Presidents’ Day weekend, February 14th through 16th; National Public Lands Day, September 26th; [...]


Friday January 2 2015

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NWS; Frost Advisory Until 9am

The National Weather Service has issued a Frost Advisory for Coos Bay, North Bend and Bandon until 9am January 2nd. Temperatures are averaging 33 to 36 degrees. A Frost Advisory means that frost is possible; sensitive vegetation may be killed if left uncovered.


Friday January 2 2015

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Court Denies Death Penalty Appeal in 1988 Coos County Conviction

One of two men sitting on death row for the 1988 double execution-style murder of two German tourists in  Coos  County  has lost another appeal to be removed from death row.  The Oregon Court of Appeals did not find in favor of 46-year-old David Lynn Simonsen.  Attorney’s for Simonsen argued that following his conviction, Simonsen’s [...]


Wednesday December 31 2014

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North Bend Fire Dept. Christmas Tree Pickup

The annual North Bend Fire Department Christmas tree pickup is scheduled for Saturday, January 3rd and 10th. It is a fundraiser put on by the fire department. Members of North Bend fire will be driving the streets of North Bend, picking up trees that family’s want to discard. This service is free–although donations [...]


Wednesday December 31 2014

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SWOCC And OCCI Host New Years Eve Ball

Southwestern Oregon Community College and the Oregon Coast Culinary Institute will host its 5th annual New Year’s Eve Ball on December 31st. This year features a “Midnight in Morocco” theme. Festivities for those 21 years and older begin at 8:30pm and include gourmet food, DJ and dancing, no-host ice bar, silent auction, and a New [...]


Wednesday December 31 2014

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OSP: No Injuries In Traffic Crash Involving School Bus

Oregon State Police reminds everyone to be prepared for winter driving conditions and to slow down. A recent near-miss crash acts as a reminder of the hazards of winter driving. OSP responded to a two vehicle, non-injury crash involving a school bus on Highway 101 in Douglas County on December 29th. The preliminary investigation indicates [...]


Wednesday December 31 2014

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NWS: Freeze Warning in Effect through Thursday

A freeze warning remains in effect until 10 am PST Thursday.   * Low temperatures: 20 to 30 degrees.   * Temperature inversion: strong shallow inversions both Wednesday and Thursday morning with above-freezing temperatures a few hundred feet above the surface.   * Timing: temperatures will fall below freezing each night through Wednesday night.   * Locations include: Coos Bay…North Bend…Bandon.   * Impacts: pipes [...]


Tuesday December 30 2014

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Update on Englewood Fire

The State Fire Marshall is on scene of a blaze that completely destroyed the building that housed the former Englewood School.  Fire Crews from North Bend and Charleston assisted the Coos Bay Fire Department and a Water Supply Unit from Hauser, North Bay, Millington and other rural fire departments also assisted.  The building housed an [...]


Tuesday December 30 2014

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Fire Crews Are Putting Out Blaze At Old Englewood School

The Coos Bay Fire Department reports that the Old Englewood School, 1400 Pennsylvania Street, caught on fire this morning. Crews are on scene extinguishing the blaze. Officials say the building was fully engulfed upon arrival. Pennsylvania Street has traffic control personnel. Crews from North Bend, Charleston and North Bay Fire Departments responded. More details as [...]


Tuesday December 30 2014

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No WBC On Dec. 31st In North Bend

The Bay Area Chamber of Commerce announces there will be no Wednesday Business Connection on December 31st as the Chamber of Commerce is on a holiday hiatus. The weekly lunch forum is held at the Mill Casino. They invite all local business owners and the public to join them on Wednesday, January 7th, as [...]


Tuesday December 30 2014

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