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Free Community Breakfast Every Saturday

[ February 28, 2017; 7:00 AM; ] Every Saturday, enjoy a free breakfast at College Park Community Church. There will be oatmeal and scrambled eggs every Saturday morning, but also: pancakes, cinnamon rolls, french toast, fruit salad, home-made bread and other items when they are available. Come to 25-48 Newmark Avenue every Saturday from 7 to 9am. This is free Community [...]


Friday December 23 2016

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Coos Bay Christmas Tree Free Removal

The Coos Bay firefighters will be picking up Christmas trees within the City limits of Coos Bay on Saturday, January 7, 2017. The Fire Department requests that you place your tree near the curb before 8:00 am on that Saturday.  There is no need to call and request removal of your tree as members of [...]


Thursday December 22 2016

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Commercial Crab Season Opens January 1st

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Oregon Department of Agriculture have announced the opening of the commercial crab season, from Cape Blanco to the Oregon/Washington border starting January 1st. Fishery managers have exercised caution in opening the crab season this year because of elevated levels of domoic acid. “Along with state agencies, [...]


Thursday December 22 2016

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Injured Fisherman Rescued By Coast Guard

A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted an injured crew member from the 75-foot fishing vessel Leann more than 20 miles off Florence on Thursday, December 15th. Watch standers at the Coast Guard Station in Coos Bay received the notification shortly after midnight. They called the vessel master, who confirmed that the crew member was unconscious after [...]


Friday December 16 2016

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Deputies: Victim Tied Up After Lakeside Residence Broken Into

Coos County Deputies responded to a reported burglary at a residence on Sherry Barbie Lane in Lakeside on December 10th. The victim was a 24-year-old male from Lakeside who told Deputies that he had gone to another family member’s residence at that location. When he arrived he found a man he did not know inside. [...]


Thursday December 15 2016

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Freeze Warning And Frost Advisory For 10pm Thursday Night

The National Weather Service issued a Freeze Warning in effect from 10pm Thursday night, December 15th through to 8am Friday. A Frost Advisory has also been issued, in effect from 10pm until 8am on Friday. Temperatures are forecasted to be in the upper 20s to low 30s in the Warning area; Powers, Myrtle Point and [...]


Thursday December 15 2016

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Flood Warning For South Fork Coquille River At Myrtle Point

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the South Fork Coquille river at Myrtle Point, from this morning to tonight. At 12:15am on Thursday, December 15th the stage was 29.9 feet—minor flooding is forecast. The South Fork Coquille river at Myrtle Point is expected to reach minor flooding by 9am this morning [...]


Thursday December 15 2016

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All Night Party At Boys And Girls Club

[ December 31, 2016; 8:30 PM; ] It’s time for the 10th annual New Year’s Eve All Night Party at the Boys and Girls Club of Southwestern Oregon. This year they will be 'Dancing Through the Decades' from 8:30pm on Saturday, December 31st until 7am on January 1st. This event is for 5th--8th grade students. Tickets are $25 if purchased before [...]


Tuesday December 13 2016

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FERC Denies Application for Rehearing of Jordan Cove Energy Project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has denied the re-hearing request made by Veresen, the parent company of Jordan Cove Energy Project and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline. Veresen filed the request in April after FERC denied the applications related to construction and operation of a liquefied natural gas export terminal and natural gas pipeline. In its [...]


Friday December 9 2016

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Police Say Body Found May Be Missing Boater From Canoe Accident In Coos Bay

Coos County Sheriff’s responded to a call regarding a body that had been found on the beach south of Bandon on December 6th. The area was described as the most southern beach access point on Beach Loop, known as China Creek. Sheriff’s were assisted by Bandon Police in locating the body of an unidentifiable [...]


Thursday December 8 2016

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