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Body Found At Empire Identified

Coos County District Attorney R. Paul Frazier has released a press release stating that the body of the deceased adult white male found near the Empire Waste Water Treatment Facility at 1:14a.m. on June 27th, has been identified as 49-year-old Forest Franklin Martin. Frazier states that Martin was believed to be a transient with no [...]


Saturday June 27 2015

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Body Found in Bay at Empire

From Coos County District Attorney R. Paul Frasier: At approximately 1:14 AM this morning, the Coos Bay 911 Center received a phone call reporting that a body had been located on the tidal mud flat of Coos Bay just to the west of the Empire Waste Water Treatment Center. Police responded to the scene.   Located at [...]


Saturday June 27 2015

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Sprague Theater Presents “Peter Pan”

[ July 10, 2015; 7:00 PM; ] New Artists Productions, the South Coast’s youth theater program, is presenting Peter Pan and the Magic Crystal for their Summer musical at the Sprague Community Theater over two weekends starting July 10th. This version of Peter Pan was written by Dan Almich, cofounder of New Artists, with assistance from Caleb Shupe. The original musical score, written [...]


Friday June 26 2015

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Lenhart Sentenced On Multiple Charges

On June 25th, Charles Codi Lenhart was sentenced to 90 months in prison after he pled guilty to First Degree Robbery, Second Degree Criminal Mischief, Third Degree Robbery and Criminal Forfeiture. Co-defendant Jessica Toepfer was sentenced earlier this week. On April 16th, Coos County Sheriffs Deputies responded to Frontage Road in Myrtle Point to a report [...]


Friday June 26 2015

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Fire Weather Watch Issued For Coos And Curry Counties

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Red Flag Warning, in effect from June 26th at 5p.m. until June 27th at 11a.m. With little to no rain expected, the increasing thunderstorm activity on dry lands could result in new fires. Those fires that could develop will likely spread rapidly due to extremely dry [...]


Friday June 26 2015

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Coos Forest Patrol

High Fire Danger

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 goes into effect today on all lands protected by the CFPA in regulated use zones. Precaution level two prohibits blasting, welding and cable yarding from 1:00 PM to [...]


Thursday June 25 2015

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Eugene Poets Read At North Bend Library

[ June 27, 2015; 1:00 PM; ] Poets Jenny Root, Karen Mcpherson and Tim Whitsel will give a public reading at the North Bend Library on Saturday, June 27th at 1:00p.m. This free event is part of a series of poetry readings featuring outstanding Northwest poets. Karen McPherson’s book Skein of Light was published in October 2014 by Airlie Press [...]


Thursday June 25 2015

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Industrial Fire Restrictions Increase

The Coos Forest Protective Association announces that increased fire danger on forest lands has prompted increased fire prevention measures on industrial operations. Industrial Fire Precaution Level Two takes effect on Thursday, June 25th, on all lands protected by the CFPA within Regulated Use Zones CS-2, CS-5, SK-1 and SK-2. Precaution Level Two prohibits blasting, [...]


Thursday June 25 2015

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Bandon: When Old Town Was Downtown

[ July 31, 2015; 6:00 PM; ] On Friday, July 31st at 6p.m., in the glass picnic shelter on the boardwalk, the Port of Bandon and the Bandon Historical Society Museum present When Old Town Was Downtown by local Historian Jim Proehl. Jim will have a power point presentation with pictures of the town before the two fires of 1914 and [...]


Thursday June 25 2015

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Emergency Restrictions For Umpqua River Protect Wild Summer Steelhead

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announces that, effective now, an emergency regulation protects wild summer steelhead and a temporary rule better defines fall and spring Chinook angling in the Umpqua River. Temporary rule – Umpqua River from tips of jetties to confluence of the North and South Umpqua rivers. This temporary rule change was [...]


Wednesday June 24 2015

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