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CASA Offering Training

[ October 29, 2014; 8:30 AM; ] CASA of Coos County is seeking volunteers for an upcoming training in November and December to become a Court Appointed Special Advocate for a child. CASA is a national nonprofit organization which trains and supports volunteers to speak and act as advocates for the best interests of children in the foster care and child welfare [...]


Saturday October 25 2014

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Free Geology Lecture At SWOCC

Southwestern Oregon Community College kicks off the Geology Lecture Series on Saturday, October 25th at 7pm with “Plastic in the Global Ocean” by Dr. Giora Proskurowski. This free lecture is at the Hales Center for the Performing Arts and is open to all members of the community. Dr. Proskurowski was lured to the Earth sciences [...]


Saturday October 25 2014

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McCullough Bridge to remain closed until weekend

U.S. Highway 101 is expected to remain closed at McCullough Bridge in North Bend at least until Saturday.   ODOT and contractor crews are currently working to stabilize the project enclosure that is attached to the bridge. The enclosure slid approximately 60 feet out of place on Wednesday afternoon, prompting the closure of the bridge.   This stabilization work [...]


Friday October 24 2014

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Missing Person Found / Warrant Arrest Made

The Coos County Sheriff’s office responded to the end of Hinch Lane, South Slough Sanctuary, south of Coos Bay on the morning of October 22nd to a reported lost person. The subject, a 54-year-old female, had called 911 to report she had been out over night and was lost while mushroom picking. As a result of [...]


Thursday October 23 2014

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McCullough Bridge Closure and Death Investigation

5:26 PM October 23 – UPDATE - ODOT: SW Oregon: U.S. Highway 101 will remain closed at McCullough Bridge in North Bend until at least Friday afternoon, possibly longer. ODOT is working to stabilize the construction project enclosure attached to the bridge. The enclosure was damaged Wednesday afternoon and prompted the temporary closure of the [...]


Wednesday October 22 2014

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Kitzhaber Proclaims Oregon Forest Products Week

Governor John Kitzhaber has proclaimed that October 19th through 25th as Oregon Forest Products Week, to celebrate Oregon’s nation-leading role in sustainably produced wood and paper products. “The governor’s proclamation recognizes the importance of the forest sector to Oregon’s economy, and that they can help tackle the challenge of climate change,” said Paul Barnum, executive [...]


Tuesday October 21 2014

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Salmon Habitat Maps Discussed At Meeting

Changes in stream designations will affect state wetland and waterway permits. Staff from the Oregon Department of State Lands’ removal-fill permit program will present information, answer questions and take testimony at a public meeting on October 21st. The meeting will start at 10am at the Port of Coos Bay, Char​leston Marina Complex on Kingfisher Road [...]


Tuesday October 21 2014

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Trunk And Treat In Reedsport

[ October 31, 2014; 7:00 PM; ] The 10th annual Trunk ‘n’ Treat is being held on Halloween night, October 31st, starting at 7pm. A free spaghetti feed dinner will be served downstairs in the Fellowship Hall directly before the event from 6 to 7pm. The Reedsport Church of God is sponsoring this event. Trunk ‘n’ Treat provides a chance for families [...]


Monday October 20 2014

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Driver Cited After Injury Traffic Crash On Highway 101 North Of Florence

Two people were injured the morning of October 16th in a collision between a transport van and passenger car on Highway 101 north of Florence. Oregon State Police investigated the crash and cited the transport van’s driver. On October 16th at about 7am, a vehicle driven by Ronald G. Taves, from Yachats, was traveling north [...]


Friday October 17 2014

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New Historic Marker In Reedsport

A new interpretive historical marker has been installed at a Reedsport wayside along Highway 101 about one half mile north of Reedsport. The new Jedediah Smith Historical Marker documents Smith’s contributions to mapping the Oregon Territory for future generations. The new marker also corrects historical and cultural inaccuracies with help from the Confederated Tribes of [...]


Friday October 17 2014

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