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101 near Winchester Bay re-opened after police incident

UPDATE: ODOT: SW Oregon: U.S. 101 reopened two miles south of Reedsport, following a law enforcement incident. Expect delays as the traffic queue clears.   Earlier today the Oregon State Police (OSP) and the Douglas County Major Crimes Team responded to a reported officer involved shooting on HWY 101 near milepost 215, about 2 miles south of [...]


Tuesday December 23 2014

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Flood Warning For Coquille River Continues

The Flood Warning for the Coquille River at Coquille continues. The National Weather Service reports that at 3am on Wednesday, December 23rd the stage was 23.7 feet–flood stage is 21 feet. Moderate flooding is occuring and moderate flooding is forecasted. The river is forecasted to continue to fall below flood stage by Wednesday morning. [...]


Tuesday December 23 2014

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Piloting Class To Start In January

[ January 7, 2015; 6:30 PM; ] The Coos Bay Power Squadron will be offering a piloting class starting January 7th. The course will last 8 to 10 weeks meeting Wednesday nights at 6:30pm. The piloting course is the first in the sequence of USPS courses on navigation, covering the basics of coastal and inland navigation. The course focuses on navigation [...]


Tuesday December 23 2014

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Hwy 101 One Lane Now Open North of Florence

The Oregon Department of Transportation announces that Highway 101 is now open to a single lane of traffic approximately 12 miles north of Florence, where an active landslide and failing retaining wall caused damage to the roadway. Traffic will be controlled by flaggers and a pilot car. Travelers should plan on delays of no more [...]


Monday December 22 2014

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Hwy 101 Still Closed North Of Florence; ODOT Working To Open One Lane

The Oregon Department of Transportation reports that Highway 101 is still closed to vehicles about twelve miles north of Florence. ODOT reports that heavy rains, a landslide and a failing retaining wall resulted in damage to the road. ODOT is on scene and crews are working to resolve the problem. Forecasted diminishing rain may allow [...]


Monday December 22 2014

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Flood Watch Cancelled For Portions Of Southwest Oregon

The Flood Watch for a portion of southwest Oregon has been cancelled. Rainfall has diminished in some areas so creeks and streams should continue to lower and any flooding should be subsiding. However, flooding on main stem rivers like the south and north forks of the Coquille at Myrtle Point and the Coquille river at [...]


Monday December 22 2014

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Flood Warning For Coquille River At Coquille

The National Weather Service in Medford reports that the Coquille River at Coquille is forecasted to crest at 25.98 feet at 5am on Monday, December 22nd. Minor flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecasted. Roads are flooded in low lying areas near the Coquille River. At 7:30pm on Sunday, the stage was [...]


Monday December 22 2014

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101 North of Florence to Remain Closed through the Weekend

ODOT: Valley, No. Coast: US 101 will remain closed approximately 12 miles north of Florence, in Lane County, through the weekend, after a retaining wall adjacent to the highway failed in heavy rain, causing damage to the roadway. ODOT engineers will develop a plan to address the wall failure and repairs will be constructed [...]


Saturday December 20 2014

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101 Closed 12 Miles North of Florence

US 101 remains closed in both direction approximately 12 miles north of Florence, in Lane County. A retaining wall at an active slide location has been compromised by heavy rain. The highway will be closed until ODOT geotechnical experts can assess the situation. Northbound traffic will be turned around at Sea Lion Caves (MP179.1). Southbound [...]


Saturday December 20 2014

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Master Gardener Training Sign-Up Deadline Extended

[ December 31, 2014 5:00 PM to January 11, 2015 2:00 PM. ] There is still time to apply for the Coos County Master Gardener training, which begins in January. Because the training class is not yet full, the deadline has been extended to Wednesday, December 31st at 5pm. The Oregon State University extension Service Master Gardener training is held just once a year, from January through mid-March. [...]


Saturday December 20 2014

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