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OR Senators Call For Changes At VA Hospitals

Following the release of a new report that revealed vast numbers of Oregon veterans have been unable to access care at the Department of Veterans Affairs facilities, Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden called for renewed accountability and action to turn around a system they described as failing Oregon’s veterans. The report revealed that both [...]


Friday June 13 2014

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Sailboat Turns Over in Lakeside

Sailboat turns over in Lakeside

Photo: Coos County Sheriff’s Office   CCSO: Earlier today at about 12:11 pm, Coos County Sheriff’s Deputies, Lakeside Fire and Rescue, US Coast Guard and Lower Umpqua Ambulance were called to Tenmile Lake in Lakeside to an overturned sailboat.   First reports that came in was that a sailboat had just left the dock at Tenmile County Park, overturned [...]


Thursday June 12 2014

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Rose Sunday/Father’s Day At Shore Acres

Treat Dad and the whole family to a delightful day at Shore Acres State Park. In the Garden House, members of the Southwestern Oregon Rose Society will have a display of cut roses and information about growing roses. The park is open from 8am until dusk and the Garden House will be open from 11am [...]


Thursday June 12 2014

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Tracktown Youth League

TrackTown USA and Oregon Sports Authority Announce Run TrackTown Youth League

 Oregon Youth to Compete in All-Comer Meets Across the State for a Chance to Advance to Championship Meet at Hayward Field During World Junior Championships   TrackTown USA and the Oregon Sports Authority are proud to announce the inaugural season of the Run TrackTown Youth League, a series of seven all-comer track meets to be held across [...]


Wednesday June 11 2014

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Oregon Health Costs

Oregon Review of 2015 Health Insurance Rates Begin

Salem – Beginning today, Oregon consumers can weigh in on proposed health insurers’ rates for 2015 small employer and individual health benefit plans. During this public process, consumers can also review insurers’ cost and quality metrics, which insurers had to submit for the first time this year. Examples of cost and quality metrics are costs [...]


Tuesday June 10 2014

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Road Closed Detour

I-5 ramp at Oregon 38 to close for several weeks

DRAIN – The southbound Interstate 5 off-ramp at the Oregon 38 junction (Exit 162) will be closed up to 33 days starting Monday morning, June 16, due to road construction. A detour will be in place and motorists should expect congestion and delays through the work zone.   While the ramp is closed, southbound I-5 motorists [...]


Tuesday June 10 2014

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2014 Oregon Divisional Chainsaw Sculpting Championships in Reedsport

[ June 12, 2014; 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM. June 13, 2014; 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM. June 14, 2014; 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM. June 15, 2014; 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM. ]   Oregon Divisional Chainsaw Sculpting Championships Father’s Day Weekend in old town Reedsport June 12th-15th 2014 You can witness carvings come to life from the log to heirloom art. Quick Carve Auctions allow you to watch the carvers create a work of art that you can buy for a bargain at the evening auction. The event is sponsored by the Reedsport/Winchester Bay [...]


Tuesday June 10 2014

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Umpqua Discovery Center Events

A Father’s Day Special at 409 Riverfront Way in Reedsport. Fathers will receive Free admission on Sunday, June 15th from 12 to 4pm! From June 12th through the 15th, it’s the Chainsaw Carving Event, near the Umpqua Discovery Center. Receive $1.00 off admission to the Center with paid admission to the chainsaw event! Riverfront Rhythms Free Concert on [...]


Tuesday June 10 2014

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Shoreline Science Workshops In July

[ July 18, 2014; 8:30 AM; ] Anyone who is fascinated by coastal natural history have a chance to learn more in July. Oregon’s CoastWatch program is offering intensive, three-day shoreline science workshops, led by ecologist Stewart Schultz, an authority on the Northwest’s coastal region. He will be joined by Fawn Custer, CoastWatch’s volunteer coordinator. The workshops will be held in [...]


Saturday June 7 2014

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Children’s Music Program At Library

The Coos Bay Library will be hosting a music program for children and their parents on Saturday, June 14th at 1pm. The program includes an interactive fiddle performance by musician and music teacher Jennifer Sordyl, as well as a reading of Lemony Snicket’s The Composer is Dead, which will be performed later in the summer [...]


Saturday June 7 2014

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