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Red Cross Needs Blood Donations

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood and help ensure a sufficient blood supply. Donors of all blood types – especially those with types O negative, A negative and B negative – are needed. To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call [...]


Tuesday June 16 2015

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Coos Art Museum Kids Camp Starts June 17th

“Kids At CAM” Summer Art Camp for children ages 6 to 9 years old takes place every Wednesday from 10a.m. to Noon starting June 17th through August 19th. Each week they will have a special guest speaker for the first half hour. Each guest will introduce a particular topic on which that day’s art lesson [...]


Tuesday June 16 2015

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Fire Department Upgrades Heart Monitors

The Coos Bay Fire Department has received grants from the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians, and Bay Area Hospital’s Community Development Grant Program. These grants were used to purchase two Zoll E Series Cardiac Monitors which will increase EMT’s and Paramedics abilities to respond to patients suffering from cardiac arrest or [...]


Monday June 15 2015

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Connect The Boardwalks Community Walk June 20th

[ June 20, 2015; 8:30 AM; ] Everyone in the community is invited to participate in an informative and fun walk on Saturday, June 20th. Learn about the access and connectivity issues involved in creating and improving the Coos Waterfront Park and Walkway. Celebrate the addition of 900 linear feet of additional access provided at the Coos History Museum. Walkers, joggers, bicyclists, [...]


Monday June 15 2015

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Coos Bay Man Killed in Highway 42 Motorcycle Crash

  Earlier today, Coos County 911 received a report of a motorcycle versus vehicle crash near the Endicott Creek bridge on Highway 42.   Investigators found that a motorcycle had collided with a Ford Escort.   56 year-old Lester W. Swafford from Coos Bay was pronounced dead at the scene.   According to the police report, Swafford was riding westbound when [...]


Sunday June 14 2015

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Jordan Cove Federal Environmental Review Will Have To Wait Until September

Veresen Inc. issued a press release this week, following the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s revision to the schedule for the environmental review of the Jordan Cove LNG and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline Projects. The final Environmental Impact Statement will now be issued on September 30 rather than this month. Veresen is developing Jordan Cove [...]


Saturday June 13 2015

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Governor Declares Drought Emergency for Coos County

Gov. Kate Brown has declared drought emergencies for 19 counties in Oregon including Coos. Drought declarations allow Oregon to prioritize water use for drinking water and livestock. It also opens the door for residents to apply for federal aid if the drought impacts them. Oregon agencies are using the hashtag #ORdrought to keep the public [...]


Friday June 12 2015

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Crash On Highway 101 South Of Reedsport

The Oregon Department of Transportation confirms that a crash has occurred on Highway 101, 2 miles south of Reedsport. As of 8:20a.m., the southbound lane is moving but the northbound lane is blocked. However ODOT flaggers are controlling traffic and allowing passage through the accident zone. The estimated delay is less than 20 minutes. More [...]


Friday June 12 2015

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“Madagascar” To Benefit Madison School

The Madison Elementary Booster Club will be hosting the movie Madagascar at the Egyptian Theater on Friday, June 12th at 6p.m. This is a fundraiser and admission is $5.00 for adults and $2.50 for children who are 12 and under. The proceeds will go to support the students and staff at Madison Elementary School.


Friday June 12 2015

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North Bend Police Need Your Help Identifying Body Found in Bay

Second Artist Sketch From the North Bend Police Department: Thursday, June 11, 2015 – The North Bend Police Department is requesting the assistance of the media and the public in an effort to identify a deceased elderly male discovered by a City employee near the North Bend Boardwalk on the morning of Monday, June 8, 2015 [...]


Thursday June 11 2015

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