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Free Classes For Caregivers Held In North Bend

[ October 1, 2014; 3:00 PM; ] There will be free caregiver classes starting October 1st, running for six consecutive Wednesdays. Choose afternoon classes from 3 to 4:30pm or evening classes from 6 to 7:30pm. Classes are held at Bay Area Community Health and Education Center, 3950 Sherman, North Bend (across from Baycrest Village) This series teaches skills to help [...]


Tuesday September 23 2014

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And The Winner Is….Karissa Thomas

After surviving six elimination rounds, four of 15 competitors strived for the title of Bay Area Teen Idol on Saturday, September 20th in Coos Bay. It is Coos and Western Douglas Counties premiere vocal competition for teens from 13 to 18 years of age. The winner was 16-year-old Karissa Thomas of North Bend, a Junior [...]


Monday September 22 2014

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Shake, Rattle & Roll Returns To Benefit WSRC

[ September 27, 2014; 4:00 PM; ] On Saturday, September 27th, the North Bend Community Center will be Shaking, Rattling and Rolling as the Women's Safety and Resource Center holds a huge fun fundraising event. It all starts at 4pm with free swing dance lessons, with instructions by the South Coast Dance Club. From 5 to 9, dinner by the Coach House, followed [...]


Monday September 22 2014

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S. Coast Hospice Offering Free Training Classes

You’ve just learned that a loved one has less than six months to live. What do you say to them? How can you help this person? What support is available? South Coast Hospice and Palliative Care Services is offering a free 11 week course on the death and dying experience. [...]


Monday September 22 2014

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Recent Rainfall Lowers Fire Levels

Weather changes have brought cooler conditions to the Coos Forest Protective Association. The reduced fire danger levels are allowing fire mangers to lower fire levels within the district. Lands protected by CFPA within regulated use areas CS-1, CS-2, CS-4, CS-5, SK-1 and SK-2 will lower to a Level II. Changes are effective [...]


Friday September 19 2014

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Kitzhaber Proclaims Sept. 19th POW-MIA Recognition Day

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber has proclaimed September 19th, to be POW-MIA Recognition Day. The proclamation honors the service and sacrifice of American military personnel who have either been captured, held as prisoners of war, or who remain missing in action. Oregon’s observance will coincide with the National POW-MIA Recognition Day that is celebrated annually on [...]


Friday September 19 2014

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Semi Truck and Trailer Crash on 38 at Scottsburg Bridge Closes Highway

UPDATE at 1:29 PM on 9/18/14 – ODOT: SW Oregon: ODOT will reopen one lane of Oregon 38 before 3 p.m., following a semi crash on Scottsburg Bridge. Motorists are advised to expect delays throughout the rest of the day as crews continue clean-up work and assess the bridge damage.   Highway 38 at the Scottsburg Bridge [...]


Thursday September 18 2014

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ODOT: Scotsburg Bridge Closed Due To Crash.

The Oregon Department of Transportation reports that a crash has occurred on Highway 38, approximately 16 miles east of the intersection with Highway 101,(east of Reedsport.) At 9am on September 18th, ODOT reports that the Scottsburg Bridge is blocked by a commercial truck crash. More information will released as it become available. Traffic updates at [...]


Thursday September 18 2014

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Coos Bay man injured in Highway 126 rollover

Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into an unreported serious injury crash found Tuesday morning by an ODOT employee and OSP trooper off the side of Highway 126W about ten miles west of Veneta. The driver’s name is released in this update.   On September 16, 2014 at approximately 7:30 a.m., an OSP trooper patrolling [...]


Wednesday September 17 2014

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Street Overlay Project In Reedsport

The City of Reedsport will be performing a street overlay project in the area of Bowman Road and the lower section of South Hill Drive on Wednesday, September 17th – and is scheduled to complete the work on Thursday, September 18th, weather permitting. In order for this project to be successfully performed in as [...]


Wednesday September 17 2014

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