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Fishing Vessel Procession for Capt. Jerry Lee Barkley of the Patty AJ on Sunday

The boat procession meant to honor and celebrate the life of what the local fishing community calls an amazing man is slated to take place this weekend. A Fishing Vessel procession will leave the Charleston Marina at 8:00 am on Sunday and will head up the river. 67-year-old Jerry Lee Barkley, a highly respected captain [...]


Wednesday April 20 2016

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Oregon Gas Prices Less Expensive For Summer

Triple A of Oregon expects cheaper summertime pump prices. Record-high fuel demand, declining refinery production and rising oil costs are eventually pushing retail gas prices higher. For the week, the national average for regular unleaded increases to $2.11 a gallon. The Oregon average goes up three cents to $2.22 a gallon. Triple A expects prices [...]


Wednesday April 20 2016

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Update On Capsized Boat On Bastendorff Beach

Coos County Deputies responded to the report of a capsized boat on the South Jetty on Bastendorff Beach on April 19th. Deputies found the eighteen foot motor boat capsized in the surf. 39-year-old Blake Fuller and 61-year-old Lewis Aanrud were reportedly the only two occupants of the boat. Deputies learned the men had turned prior [...]


Wednesday April 20 2016

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Boat Capsizes Near Jetty

Another boat capsizing near Charleston, south of Coos Bay, this afternoon. According to the Charleston Fire Department, the boat capsized off the south jetty. It was pulled up onto Bastendorff Beach by the two occupants on board. They were treated for hypothermia and taken to the hospital. A black lab on the boat was lost [...]


Tuesday April 19 2016

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North Bend School District #13 Kindergarten Registration

Parents of students who will be five years old by September 1st should plan to attend one of the two upcoming Kindergarten registrations for the North Bend School District. Registration provides an opportunity for parents to learn about the kindergarten curriculum while meeting teachers and the principal.   The schedule is as follows:   Hillcrest Elementary School Office Thursday, May [...]


Monday April 18 2016

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Fly Fishing Film Introduced By Frank Moore

[ May 1, 2016; 3:00 PM; 3:00 PM; 3:00 PM; ] The Wild Rivers Land Trust is sponsoring the film, Mending the Line at the Egyptian Theatre in Coos Bay on Sunday May 1st at 3 pm. The film is free with donations accepted. Mending the Line chronicles the story of Frank Moore who, in 1944 as a 20-year-old, landed on the beaches of [...]


Monday April 18 2016

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Coast Guard Suspends Search For Missing Swimmer

North Bend–After searching for over 12 hours, the Coast Guard has suspended its search for a swimmer who went missing Friday night. Coast Guard boat and air crews searched more than 100 square miles for a 20-year-old man whose friends reported they lost sight of him after he went [...]


Monday April 18 2016

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Bandon Man Charged With Assault

Coos County Sheriff’s responded to the Bandon Police Department on April 11th for a report of a dispute. Deputies met with the victim, who reported being in an altercation with her husband on Saturday night. The altercation reportedly resulted in some injuries on her forearm and leg. The victim also reported her husband, 43-year-old Gregory [...]


Friday April 15 2016

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Free Geology Lecture On Landslides

A geology lecture will be given by Dr. Scott Burns on Saturday, April 16th at 7pm. Titled “The Incredible Oso Landslide – America’s Deadliest!” Dr. Burns received his BS and MS degrees from Stanford and PhD from the University of Colorado. Scott is a Professor Emeritus of Geology at Portland State University where he [...]


Friday April 15 2016

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Two Adults And One Child Assisted After Fire In Coos Bay

Disaster personnel assisted two adults and one child after a fire occurred in Coos Bay. An unconfirmed report states the blaze was in the 63000 block of Flanagan Road. The Red Cross provided assistance to meet immediate basic needs. More details as they become available.  


Friday April 15 2016

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