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Coos County Master Gardeners Tomato-Rama Plant Sale

[ May 14, 2016; 10:00 AM; ] Members of the Coos County Master Gardeners Association will hold their plant sale at Pony Village Mall on Saturday, May 14th from 10am to 5pm and Sunday, May 15th from 11am to 4pm. The sale will feature a wide assortment of locally grown tomato plants, including many heirloom varieties. Thousands of vegetable, herb, fruit and [...]


Thursday April 28 2016

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$16 Million Southwestern Building Closer To Goal

Bay Area Hospital, guided by its Board of Directors and local physicians affiliated with Southwest Oregon Independent Practice Association, (or DOCS), have joined together and announced their support and investment in the construction of a Health and Science Technology Building at the college. The action follows a challenge by Bay Area Hospital to the medical [...]


Wednesday April 27 2016

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ODFW Hosts Town Hall Meetings On 2017 Budget

[ May 4, 2016; 7:00 PM; 7:00 PM; 7:00 PM; 7:00 PM; 7:00 PM; 7:00 PM; ] The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is hosting a series of town hall meetings this month to gather public input on the proposed 2017-2019 budget. The budget will be presented for review and comments at the meetings listed below. All meetings will be held from 7 to 8:30pm. No major changes to the budget [...]


Wednesday April 27 2016

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Forestry Professionals Meeting In North Bend

Many of Oregon’s forestry professionals will gather in Coos Bay April 27th through the 29th for the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Oregon Society of American Foresters. OSAF members include over 900 field foresters, administrators, researchers and educators, who manage over 29 million acres of public and private forests throughout the state.   The theme of the [...]


Wednesday April 27 2016

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Early morning apartment fire in North Bend

At 12:37 am this morning, the North Bend Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire behind the Ashworth’s Market at 1585 Sherman Avenue in North Bend, Oregon. The first engine arrived one minute later at 12:38 and reported heavy smoke from a third story apartment located above the market. A “general alarm” was [...]


Tuesday April 26 2016

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Sherriff’s Office Seeking Public Assistance In Arson Case

The Coos County Sheriff’s Office is seeking public assistance in identifying the suspect of Arson off Daniels Creek Road in the area of South Coos River Lane. On Sunday, A Coos County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to Wren Smith Road. The Deputy noted a cabin and shop had been completely burned. Deputies determined it was arson with [...]


Monday April 25 2016

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Free Spring Family Dance At Boys And Girls Club

It’s a free family and friends dance at the Boys and Girls Club on Friday, April 22nd from 7 to 9pm. Come to 3333 Walnut Street in Coos Bay for this Spring Family Dance featuring live music by Done Deal. Popcorn and lemonade will be provided. The dance is being sponsored by the GUILD after [...]


Friday April 22 2016

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Zumba For A Cause To Raise Funds For Relay For Life

It’s Zumba for a Cause on Saturday, April 23rd from 3 to 5pm. The doors will open at 2:30 at the North Bend High School Gymnasium, 2323 Pacific Avenue. Rylee Young, the 2016 Miss Coos County Outstanding Teen, will be hosting this Zumba event to raise money for the Relay for Life and to [...]


Friday April 22 2016

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Shawn Kristopher Yamate "Sick Boy"

Shawn Yamate Found Guilty of Murder and Corpse Abuse

Shawn “Sick Boy” Yamate After a six day jury trial, 36 year-old Shawn Kristopher Yamate was found guilty of murder, abuse of a corpse and witness tampering. The charge stems from the death of Forest Martin who was bludgeoned to death by Yamate on June 26, 2015. After Yamate killed Martin he dragged his body out [...]


Thursday April 21 2016

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41,000 Job Vacancies Reflect Stronger Economy

Businesses in Oregon reported 41,300 vacancies in the winter of 2016. That marks the first time job vacancies have exceeded 40,000, and reflects the rapid pace of job growth in the state. The Oregon Employment Department reports that health care and social assistance topped all industries with 9,400 vacancies in the winter. Leisure and hospitality [...]


Thursday April 21 2016

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