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Fire Restrictions

***Coos Forest Protective Association – Public Fire Restrictions Imposed***

Due to increased fire danger CFPA is setting limitations on public activities in the forests. Effective Thursday, July 21st, CFPA will impose a Regulated Use Closure for the general public on all private, county, state, and BLM lands in Coos, Curry, and western Douglas counties.   The following is a complete list of restrictions within the Regulated [...]


Monday July 18 2016

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Rhythms On The River In Sturdivant Park Coquille

The Rhythms on the River Music Festival is coming to Sturdivant Park in Coquille on Saturday, July 16th from 9am to 10pm. The festival is a free, family-friendly event. Bring a chair and plan to spend the day enjoying the music. Food vendors will be on site. The festival is presented by Suzanne Swan through [...]


Friday July 15 2016

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Special Showing of Wizard Of Oz In Coos Bay

The Egyptian Theatre is proud to present a true classic film. It won Oscars in 1939 for Best Picture, Musical Songs and Special Effects. Now enjoy watching The Wizard Of Oz on the big screen! Rotary is sponsoring this special showing of the Judy Garland classic on Friday, July 15th at 7pm, and Sunday, July [...]


Thursday July 14 2016

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Search Continues For Missing Persons From Downed Aircraft

The Curry County Sheriff’s office, with the assistance of multiple police agencies and the Coast Guard, continue to search for the small plane and three passengers reported missing on July 5th after taking off from Brookings with a flight plan to Grants Pass. Crews using side scan sonar technology have searched a large area off [...]


Thursday July 14 2016

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North Bend Bomb Scare Update, Coos Bay Man Arrested

On Wednesday June 22 at 9:11 AM, North Bend Police were alerted to a suspicious device in the downtown area. The scene was cordoned off and buildings were evacuated. The Oregon State Police Bomb Squad removed the device and destroyed it. It was determined in the investigation that the device had similar components to a [...]


Wednesday July 13 2016

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Free Computer Help At Coos Bay Library

[ July 20, 2016; 10:30 AM; 10:30 AM; 10:30 AM; ] The Coos Bay Library is offering a free drop-in computer lab on Wednesday, July 20th at 10:30am. Anyone can stop by with their computer or mobile device and have their questions answered about how to use it. The library encourages everyone to bring their own laptops or devices, but a few laptops will be made [...]


Wednesday July 13 2016

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Relay For Life Of Coos County Wrap Up

[ August 6, 2016; 12:00 PM; ] On Saturday August 6th at 12 Noon, everyone associated with the Relay for Life of Coos County will gather at Oak Street Park in North Bend (near the College Park Community Church) to wrap up the 2016 Relay For Life season. They will be passing out awards, announcing the event totals, talking about 2017 and [...]


Wednesday July 13 2016

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Port Of Coos Bay Awarded $11 Million Grant For Tunnel Rehabilitation

Oregon Congressman Peter DeFazio announced that the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay is a recipient of an $11 million grant from the Department of Transportation. It is for the rehabilitation of tunnels on the Coos Bay rail line. The money comes from the newly established Fostering Advancements in Shipping and Transportation for the Long-term [...]


Tuesday July 12 2016

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Coquille Police Conducting DUI Enforcement In July

The Coquille Police Department is conducting DUI High Visibility Enforcement, or HVE events during the month of July. Officers will be monitoring motor vehicle traffic for signs of impaired drivers. The Coquille Police Department arrested four impaired drivers during June–with two of the impaired drivers being arrested while working the DUI grant. As a safety [...]


Monday July 11 2016

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DEQ Has Fined City Of Coos Bay

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has fined the city of Coos Bay $8,000 for discharging sewage sludge from the city’s waste water treatment facility at 680 Ivy Street to Coos Bay. According to a letter from the DEQ dated June 13th, 2016, the violation took place in January 2016 when an operator left [...]


Monday July 11 2016

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