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Coquille Schools On Two Hour Delay Due To Road Conditions

Coquille schools are on a two-hour late start because of icy road conditions. That includes Coquille JR/SR High School, 499 West Central; Winter Lakes School, 180 North Baxter; Coquille Valley Elementary, 1115 North Baxter, and the Lincoln School of Early Learning, 1366 North Gould. All bus starts are on a two hour delay—and schools, usually [...]


Wednesday December 7 2016

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Freeze Warning And Frost Advisory For Wednesday Morning

The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning, in effect from 1am to 7am on Wednesday, December 7th. A Frost Advisory has also been issued, in effect from midnight tonight until 8am Wednesday. Temperatures are forecasted to be 25 to 35 degrees. Locations in the Freeze Warning include Coquille, Myrtle Point and Powers. Locations [...]


Tuesday December 6 2016

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Sheriff’s Searching For Man Who Failed To Report To Jail

He is the first man in Oregon to be convicted of five counts of posting Unlawful Dissemination of an Intimate Image online and police are searching for him for not showing up to begin serving his sentence. Sheriff’s in Washington County are asking for help from the public in locating 31-year-old Benjamin J. Barber. [...]


Tuesday December 6 2016

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Coast Open For Recreational Crabbing From Floras Creek To California Border

The Oregon Department of Agriculture and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced December 2nd the opening of the ocean and bay recreational crab fishery along the southern Oregon coast from Floras Creek (just north of Port Orford) to the California border. The ocean and bay recreational crab fishery also remains open from Tillamook [...]


Monday December 5 2016

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Little Theatre On The Bay Presents Christmas Opry

The Little Theatre on the Bay presents Christmas Opry. Tickets are available online at thelibertytheatre.org, by calling the box office at 541-756-4336, or showing up one hour before showtime. The box office is also open on Wednesdays from 10am to 1pm. Show dates are December 2nd at 7pm, Saturday at 2 and 7pm, and a [...]


Friday December 2 2016

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National Weather Service: Increased Wave Run Up

The National Weather Service has issued a Beach Hazards Statement for increased wave run-up, in effect from late Friday night, December 2nd through Saturday afternoon, December 3rd. Northwest swells around 15 feet will produce 20 foot breakers. Large breakers are expected most of the day Saturday, with the highest potential for dangerous wave run-up on [...]


Friday December 2 2016

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Turi To Retire As Coos County Clerk

Terri Turi has announced her retirement following 18 years of working as Coos County Clerk. Her final day in office will be February 17th. Turi will be leaving the position mid-term, with just under 2 years remaining. In her 28 years of public service, Turi served as Administrative Assistant and City Recorder in the City [...]


Thursday December 1 2016

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Free Health Insurance Enrollment Assistance

Enroll or re-enroll in health insurance for 2017 with help from Coast Community Health Center in Bandon and Port Orford. Outreach workers are trained to provide free, confidential information about health insurance coverage for adults and children. They regularly help individuals and families apply or re-apply for coverage and check their eligibility and application [...]


Thursday December 1 2016

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Coquille Police And Fire Departments Shop With The Heroes

On Sunday, December 18th, members of the Coquille Police and Fire Departments will be participating in the annual Christmas Shop with the Heroes program. They are grateful for the contributions received in the past from local citizens, businesses and organizations and they are looking forward to contributions again this year.   Coquille Police and Fire personnel will [...]


Wednesday November 30 2016

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North Bend Man Found Dead After Truck Crash

Coos County Deputies responded to a single vehicle crash at Old Wagon Road near Coos Bay on November 28th. According to reports, a Mazda truck was found crashed into an embankment at mile post 2 at that location. Deputies found the driver, 37-year-old Nicholas Adam Wright of North Bend dead at the scene as [...]


Wednesday November 30 2016

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