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Tall Ships Arrive In Coos Bay May 6th

[ May 7, 2016; 9:00 AM; ] The tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain will arrive for their annual stay in Coos Bay starting May 6th. The two ships will tie up at the Coos Bay Boardwalk and offer walk-on tours, public excursions, and educational programs for local students. New for 2016 are special discounts for online ticket purchases.   During each visit [...]


Wednesday April 13 2016

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Free Household Waste Collection in Reedsport

[ April 23, 2016; 10:00 AM; 10:00 AM; 10:00 AM; 10:00 AM; ] Residents may dispose of household hazardous waste items for free from 10am to 3pm on Saturday, April 23rd at the intersection of Fir Avenue and 7th Street in Reedsport. Items to be collected include aerosol cans, antifreeze, engine cleaners, fluorescent tubes, herbicides, household batteries, mercury products, motor oil, paint, pesticides, solvents, thermometers, weed killers and [...]


Wednesday April 13 2016

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Damage To Home After Vehicle Catches Fire

No injuries were reported after a vehicle caught on fire in Coos Bay. The Coos Bay Fire Department reports the fire occurred early yesterday morning in the Englewood area. Fire fighters determined the fire began in a vehicle in the carport on Idaho Drive. They found fire and smoke emanating from the home as well [...]


Tuesday April 12 2016

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Veresen Announces Submission Of Request For Rehearing To FERC

Veresen Incorporated announced today that Jordan Cove Energy Project and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline have submitted a request for rehearing of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s order denying their applications in March. The company was seeking two permits for authorization to construct and operate the Jordan Cove LNG terminal on Coos Bay’s North Spit as well [...]


Tuesday April 12 2016

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Phone Scam Alert

Coos County Sheriff’s Office Warns About Phone Scam

Over the last several weeks, the Coos County Sheriff’s Office has taken several fraud reports involving an IRS telephone scam.  The victims are receiving calls from subjects claiming to represent the IRS and claiming the victim is the subject of an IRS tax warrant.  The subjects are requesting payment in the form of gift cards.  [...]


Monday April 11 2016

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United Way Day Of Caring April 23rd

[ April 23, 2016; 9:00 AM; 9:00 AM; 9:00 AM; 9:00 AM; 9:00 AM; ] Sign up now for the 2016 United Way Day of Caring. Seniors and the disabled in Coos Bay and North Bend may have yard work done for free at their homes on April 23rd starting at 9am. It's a program coordinated by the United Way of Southwestern Oregon and NW Natural. Service clubs and volunteers [...]


Monday April 11 2016

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Body Recovered From Patty A J

On April 10th, Coos County Deputies responded to the site of the boat accident that had occurred on Coos Bay on March 23rd. Deputies recovered a body from the fishing vessel “Patty AJ”, presumed to be identified as the missing boat Captain, Jerry Lee Barkley. The body was recovered by Michael Smith, a friend [...]


Monday April 11 2016

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Free Household Waste Collection Event April 23rd

Residents may dispose of a variety of household hazardous waste items for free on Saturday, April 23rd from 10am to 3pm at the intersection of Fir Avenue and 7th Street in Reedsport.   Items to be collected include aerosol cans, antifreeze, engine cleaners, fluorescent tubes, herbicides, household batteries, mercury products, motor oil, paint, pesticides, solvents, thermometers, weed [...]


Monday April 11 2016

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Veresen Announces Second Agreement with Liquified Natural Gas Recipient

Only days before an appeal is due following the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s denial of the Jordan Cove Energy Project, parent company Veresen Incorporated announced a second contract to receive liquified natural gas from the proposed facility. The 20 year agreement is with ITOCHU Corporation is for 1.5 million tons per year. FERC cited a [...]


Friday April 8 2016

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Roblan To Give Keynote Speech At TRiO Conference

Southwestern Oregon Community College invites the public to hear Senator Arnie Roblan’s keynote speech at the First Annual Oregon TRiO Association District 4 Student Leadership Conference. Roblan will speak with TRiO students about their education on Friday, April 8th at 10am in the Hales Center for the Performing Arts on the Coos Campus.   The Oregon TRIO [...]


Thursday April 7 2016

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