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Coos Bay Homicide “Person Of Interest” Arrested In Washington

Police have taken Lucas Mark Perkins into custody in Seattle. Perkins was wanted for questioning in the death of 64-year-old Richard Perkins who was found dead Sunday morning near his home on Ross Inlet Road.  An autopsy confirmed the elder Perkins had died as the result of blunt force trauma to the head.  Lucas Perkins [...]


Wednesday August 17 2016

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Public Meeting To Be Held On Gorse Control

The South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve will be holding a public meeting to discuss gorse control options on Reserve lands. This meeting will involve a Management Commission decision. The meeting will be held at South Slough Reserve at 61907 Seven Devils Road, Charleston on Thursday, August 18th at 2pm. For those who wish to [...]


Wednesday August 17 2016

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Shots For Tots And Teens Immunization Clinic August 23rd

[ August 23, 2016; 8:00 AM; ] Coos Health and Wellness is hosting a Shots For Tots N Teens immunization clinic on Tuesday, August 23rd. From 8am to 4pm, the clinic will be available to ages birth to 18 years old at 1975 McPherson Street in North Bend. Children ages up to 18 years old without insurance qualify for free immunizations. The [...]


Wednesday August 17 2016

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Fire Restrictions Increase To Level Three (Partial Shutdown)

Increased fire danger on forest lands has prompted the Coos Forest Protective Association to increase the fire prevention measures on industrial operations. Industrial Fire Precaution Level Three goes into effect on Wednesday, August 17th on all lands protected by the CFPA in fire zones CS-2, CS-4, CS-5, SK-1 and SK-2. CS-1 and CS-4 the coastal [...]


Wednesday August 17 2016

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Coos County DA Releases Cause Of Death In Homicide

Officials say an autopsy on the body of Richard Perkins has been completed. The autopsy of 64-year-old Richard Perkins, whose body was found near his home southeast of Coos Bay, determined he was bludgeoned to death with a blunt object. Coos County District Attorney Paul Frasier says Perkins died as a result of severe blunt [...]


Tuesday August 16 2016

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Shriners Donkey Baseball In Myrtle Point

[ August 28, 2016; 1:00 PM; ] The Shriners of Coos County are sponsoring their Annual Donkey Baseball game on Sunday August 28th at the fairgrounds in Myrtle Point. The gates open at 1pm and the game starts at 2. Tickets are $8.00 per person available at the gate. Children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult. Fairground parking is [...]


Tuesday August 16 2016

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Coast Guard Rescues Fishermen From Vessel McCalis

A fishing vessel home-ported in Charleston took on water Sunday, August 14th. The crew were rescued after abandoning ship. Coast Guard watch standers in North Bend received a mayday call from the 60-foot McCalis at 11:54am, located approximately 8 miles west of Cape Blanco. The crew reported their fishing vessel was taking on water through [...]


Tuesday August 16 2016

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Authorities Identify Victim Of Homicide

The man found dead on rural property outside of Coos Bay has been identified as 64-year-old Richard Perkins.  His body was found lying in the front yard of a residence located at 63368 Ross Inlet Road southeast of Coos Bay around 10 am yesterday morning.  The Sheriff’s is still looking for a “person of interest” [...]


Monday August 15 2016

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Industrial Fire Restrictions Have Increased

Increased fire danger on forest lands has prompted the Coos Forest Protective Association to increase the fire prevention measures on industrial operations. Industrial Fire Precaution Level Two takes effect Monday, August 15th on all lands protected by the CFPA within Fire Zones CS-2 and SK-1 . The CFPA District Zones are:   CS-1 and CS-4 the [...]


Monday August 15 2016

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Fall Internship Opportunities At South Slough Reserve

The Internship Program at the South Slough Estuarine Research Reserve is designed to help students gain job skills and work experience in the field of natural resources. They offer a range of internships for university and community college students, high school students, and adults wishing to gain additional job skills and work experience. Internships opportunities [...]


Monday August 15 2016

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