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Coos Bay adopts No Smoking Ban on boardwalk

The Coos Bay City Council unanimously adopted an ordinance stating that no person shall smoke upon or within twenty-five feet of the City’s wooden boardwalk. This is an amendment to Ordinance No. 428, which prohibits smoking in and around Mingus Park.   There was no testimony for or against the ordinance. Members of the [...]


Wednesday June 18 2014

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California woman dies after falling from hiking trail

A California woman was killed after she fell from a hiking trail on the West Fork Millicoma near the falls on Vaughn Ranch. An investigation revealed that 53 year-old Brooke Alexander from Burbank California had been hiking with her 67 year-old significant other on the property where they were staying. Alexander had separated from her [...]


Wednesday June 18 2014

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Free Lunch for kids in Coos County and Reedsport

From now through August 15, 2014 Monday thru Friday everyone from preschool to 18 years of age can enjoy a free lunch in Coos County and Reedsport. Download the flyer for locations and times.   Download for Printing   Flyer provided by coordinator.  


Tuesday June 17 2014

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CPR Course At Coos Bay Fire Department

Coos Bay Fire and Rescue is sponsoring a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation course, hosted at the Fire Department’s main station at 450 Elrod Avenue. The class will be an American Heart Association Adult Friends and Family CPR class held on Tuesday, June 17th at 6pm. Pre-registration is required. There is no charge for this class. This class is [...]


Tuesday June 17 2014

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Riverfront Rhythms Free Concert June 19th

The Umpqua Discovery Center is offering a FREE concert on Thursday, June 19th as a part of their Riverfront Rhythms Concert series. It starts at 6pm featuring the band ‘Timberwolf’. They play Classic Hits, Country, Rock and Roll and more! The concert will be held on the front lawn at the Umpqua Discovery Center, so [...]


Tuesday June 17 2014

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OCMF 2014 Season Starts July 12th

The 2014 Oregon Coast Music Festival season kicks off on July 12th. It will be a free concert with the Bay Area Concert Band playing live in Mingus Park at Noon. Throughout July, the OCMF will feature a variety of musical genres like jazz, surf rock, the Gold Coast Chorus and much more. [...]


Monday June 16 2014

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Curry County Septic Services Moving To DEQ Coos Bay

On June 16th, Curry County residents and sanitation professionals seeking permits and licenses for onsite septic system installation, maintenance and repair must call or visit the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality’s regional office in Coos Bay. Curry County’s Public Service Division will no longer operate the Environmental Sanitation program. The Coos Bay DEQ office [...]


Monday June 16 2014

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New Coos Bay Library Public Forums

Coos Bay Public Library will host two public forums seeking input on where to locate a new library building. Library users and non-users are encouraged to attend the public discussions on Wednesday, June 18th at 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm in the Myrtlewood Room at the Library. The Board of Trustees for the library [...]


Sunday June 15 2014

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OR Senators Call For Changes At VA Hospitals

Following the release of a new report that revealed vast numbers of Oregon veterans have been unable to access care at the Department of Veterans Affairs facilities, Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden called for renewed accountability and action to turn around a system they described as failing Oregon’s veterans. The report revealed that both [...]


Friday June 13 2014

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Sailboat Turns Over in Lakeside

Sailboat turns over in Lakeside

Photo: Coos County Sheriff’s Office   CCSO: Earlier today at about 12:11 pm, Coos County Sheriff’s Deputies, Lakeside Fire and Rescue, US Coast Guard and Lower Umpqua Ambulance were called to Tenmile Lake in Lakeside to an overturned sailboat.   First reports that came in was that a sailboat had just left the dock at Tenmile County Park, overturned [...]


Thursday June 12 2014

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