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Learn To Download Audio Books For Free

[ August 24, 2015; 12:00 PM; 12:00 PM; ] The Coos Bay Library will be offering a Library 2 Go workshop for downloading free e-books and audio books. The workshop will be held Monday, August 24th from 12 to 2p.m. in the library's Myrtlewood Room. Come in any time before 1:45pm and registration is not required. This workshop is intended for e-book and [...]


Thursday July 23 2015

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Coast Guard Swimmer Harrity Rescues Four From Lifeboat

A Coast Guard rescue swimmer swam 1,750 yards in 5-foot seas and 30-mph winds to rescue four people after their fishing vessel grounded near Cape Blanco. Petty Officer 2nd Class Darren Harrity individually pulled each fisherman in 57 degree water from their life raft to shore, where they were met by EMS.   Watch standers at Coast [...]


Thursday July 23 2015

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Flags Half-Staff in Oregon

Governor Orders Flags at Half-Staff

Oregon Governor Kate Brown has ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff at all public institutions from Tuesday, July 21 until sunset on Saturday, July 25 in honor of the victims of the Chattanooga shootings.


Tuesday July 21 2015

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Pacific Power Scam Alert

Pacific Power Warns of Phone Scam

Pacific Power is warning its customers and the public of a phone scam targeting utility customers in the Northwest where criminals posing as utility customer service agents are trying to get money and steal personal information.   The fraud is occurring nationwide, but recent days have seen an upsurge in the Northwest. The thieves are using sophisticated [...]


Tuesday July 21 2015

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Raising Funds For Coquille Volunteer Fire Department

[ August 1, 2015; 12:00 PM; 12:00 PM; 12:00 PM; 12:00 PM; ] The Coquille Volunteer Fire Department’s 29th Annual Steak Feed and Car Show will be on Saturday, August 1st. Come to Sturdivant Park and enjoy a delicious lunch. A kids menu will feature hot dogs, corn on the cob, chips and a drink for only $7.00. An adult menu includes New York steak, corn on the [...]


Tuesday July 21 2015

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BLM Extends Oregon Planning Comment Period

The Bureau of Land Management announced that it will extend the public comment period for the Draft Resource Management Plan /Environmental Impact Statement for western Oregon. The comment period that was originally slated to end on July 23rd, will now end on August 21st. “We heard from well over 30 organizations, elected officials, counties and [...]


Wednesday July 15 2015

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Kiwanis Salmon Barbeque Fundraiser August 2nd

[ August 2, 2015; 10:00 AM; 10:00 AM; 10:00 AM; 10:00 AM; 10:00 AM; 10:00 AM; ] Tickets are now on sale for the Bay Area Kiwanis Club's 58th Wave Young Salmon Barbecue. This public event will be held on Sunday, August 2nd from 10a.m. to 3p.m. at Bastendorff Beach Park. The menu includes barbecued salmon steaks, coleslaw, baked potatoes, rolls, coffee and ice cream. Tickets may be purchased from any [...]


Tuesday July 14 2015

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Crews In Reedsport Working To Fix Broken Water Valve

The city of Reedsport received a notification from the general contractor working at the 76 station at 1070 Highway 101, that a water shutoff valve was broken as a result of construction activities.  Crews have been dispatched to repair the damage.  In order to isolate the area for effective repairs, the water service that supplies [...]


Tuesday July 14 2015

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Coast Guard Medevacs Fishing Vessel Captain

A Coast Guard boat crew rescued the captain of a fishing vessel who was reportedly suffering from a stroke 27 miles off Gold Beach. Sector North Bend watch standers received a call at 10:40a.m. on July 10th from a crew member aboard the 46-foot fishing vessel Flying Finn stating that his captain was suffering a possible [...]


Tuesday July 14 2015

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Health Advisory Issued For Soft Shell Clams

The Oregon Health Authority has issued a health advisory for the Oregon Coast for soft shell clams due to the fact that they contain high levels of naturally occurring arsenic. The advisory is most important for people who dig their own clams and target the specific species Mya arenaria, since these clams are not [...]


Tuesday July 14 2015

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