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Candidates Forum In Coos Bay Thursday Night

The League of Women Voters of Coos County will present a Candidates Forum on Thursday, October 20th, from 7 to 9pm at the Egyptian Theatre in Coos Bay. The public is invited and will have the chance to ask questions of the candidates for Oregon State Senate,1st District: Jeff Kruse and Timm Rolek, and candidates [...]


Thursday October 20 2016

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URGENT REQUEST FOR SUPPLY DONATIONS TO AID IN SEARCH FOR SHAWN HIGGINS

PLEASE SHARE – Several community members from Coos and Curry county are coordinating a re-supply for the searchers working diligently hours a day to find Shawn Higgins, who went missing with his son on Friday. Trevor Higgins was found at about 2:00pm on Tuesday. Trevor was flown to Bay Area Hospital where he is recovering [...]


Wednesday October 19 2016

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Soroptimists Need Help To Re Stock Supplies

This Saturday, Soroptimist International of the Coos Bay area will hold their annual Backpack for Kids program. Partnering with the Department of Human Services, they will be collecting items that are put in backpacks to give to children who are being removed from unsafe situations. Last Saturday, October 15th, someone broke into their storage unit [...]


Wednesday October 19 2016

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Oregon Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill October 20th

The annual Great ShakeOut is scheduled for October 20th. This annual earthquake preparedness drill began in California in 2008. It was the largest earthquake drill in U.S. history and involved 5 million participants. The Great ShakeOut is now held across the country each year on the third Thursday of October. Last year, approximately 600,000 people [...]


Wednesday October 19 2016

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Update Missing Hunters: Trevor Higgins Found

Update Missing Hunters: At about 2:00pm today, search teams found 24 year-old Trevor Higgins. Higgins and his father Shawn were reported lost after they did not return from a hunt in the rugged terrain near Agness.   Higgins was found three miles from the trail head he had gone down at the Squirrel Creek drainage.   Higgins was cold, [...]


Tuesday October 18 2016

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Community Comes Together to Help Find Missing Hunters

UPDATE on 10/18/16 at 2:45pm: Receiving reports that at least one of the hunters has been found! Trevor Higgins has been found alive and well. Search efforts are bearing down on finding Shawn Higgins.   Several community members throughout Coos County are coming together to help find Shawn and Trevor Higgins who went missing on a hunting [...]


Tuesday October 18 2016

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Update: Missing Hunters from Coos Bay

UPDATE on 10/18/16 at 2:45pm: Receiving reports that at least one of the hunters has been found! Trevor Higgins has been found alive and well. Search efforts are bearing down on finding Shawn Higgins.   The search for two missing hunters from Coos Bay continues today in Curry County. Shawn and Trevor Higgins were last heard from [...]


Tuesday October 18 2016

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Candle Light Vigil Tonight As Search Continues For Missing Hunters

A candle light vigil is being held tonight for the Higgins family. All our welcome to come together as a group. The vigil will take place at 6:30 PM at the North Bend Church of Christ. The Curry County Sheriff’s office confirmed earlier today that an active search is ongoing for Shawn and Trevor Higgins [...]


Monday October 17 2016

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Soroptimists Need Help During Saturday Collection Event

The Soroptimist of the Coos Bay area suffered a break in over the weekend when suspects reportedly broke into their storage locker and stole items meant for the Backpacks for Kids program. These supplies were being collected to give to kids who are removed from abusive situations. According to Janet Kerbo, the suspects were allegedly [...]


Monday October 17 2016

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Oktoberfest In Old Town Bandon

[ October 21, 2016; 10:00 AM; 10:00 AM; ] Come by the Old Town Marketplace in Bandon Friday and Saturday October 21st and 22nd to enjoy a taste of Oktoberfest. Brats, beer, apple cider and cheer at the Bandon Community Youth Center Booth, 10am to 4pm both days. Live music Saturday. Proceeds will help pay for a new roof on their 17-year-old facility.   The [...]


Monday October 17 2016

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