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Oregon Marine Board: Use Good Judgement

Summer is boating season, compelling people to visit Oregon’s waterways to cool off and escape the heat. Boating started early with a warm spring, so when heading out to the water, bring your boat and your gear, but don’t forget good judgment.   Good judgment could be the difference between a great day on the water and [...]


Thursday July 9 2015

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Employers Report Increase In Job Vacancies

Oregon businesses reported 53,300 vacancies in the spring of 2015. That’s the largest number of vacancies ever captured by the Oregon Job Vacancy Survey, and an increase of 6,400 vacancies from the prior year. The growing number of vacancies reflects continued strength in Oregon’s labor market.   The Oregon Employment Department reports that the ratio of unemployed [...]


Thursday July 9 2015

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Coquille Woman Arrested On Drug Charges

An officer with the Coquille Police Department observed a green Land Rover traveling west on Highway 42 on July 2nd. Then the vehicle turned right onto North Adams without signaling. The officer observed another driving infraction and recognized the vehicle as one that was involved in possible drug trafficking.   The officer initiated a traffic [...]


Thursday July 9 2015

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Local Band ‘Soul Pie’ Plays Free Concert In Reedsport

Free concerts are being offered Thursday nights in July. Everyone is welcome to enjoy Riverfront Rhythms during the 2015 summer concert series. Live music is being performed on the waterfront at the Umpqua Discovery Center, 409 Riverfront Way in Reedsport.   On Thursday, July 9th starting at 6p.m., the bluesy R&B sounds of local favorites Soul Pie [...]


Thursday July 9 2015

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Former SWOCC President killed in car crash

On July 7, 2015 at about 9:00 PM the Coos County Sheriff’s Office responded to an accident on the Trans Pacific Parkway.   Upon arrival first responders found a 1998 Ford Expedition that had been in a single vehicle high speed accident. First responders found an elderly male lying on the ground away from the vehicle.   The [...]


Wednesday July 8 2015

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Raising Funds For Coos Elderly Services July 10th

At Coos Elderly Services, their mission is to provide financial management services to the elderly and other vulnerable members of the community. The life-enhancing work of Coos Elderly Services, Inc. depends on the generosity of the community. They are seeking donations of household goods, electronics, clothing, toys, books and other items to be sold at [...]


Wednesday July 8 2015

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Smoke Testing Of Sewer Mains Starts July 15th

The city of Coos Bay will be conducting smoke tests of the public sewer mains on Elrod Avenue between South 10th Street and South 11th Street. The testing will be done from July 15th through July 17th. The tests will assist the city in locating breaks and defects in the sewer system. During [...]


Wednesday July 8 2015

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Western Snowy Plover Restrictions In Place Until September 15th.

Visitors to area beaches are reminded that the Western snowy plover nesting season restrictions remain in place until September 15th, 2015. Violators who put vulnerable eggs and young of this federally threatened shorebird at risk may be ticketed and fined.   Western snowy plover nesting areas in Oregon are managed by the Forest Service, Oregon Parks and [...]


Tuesday July 7 2015

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Program Will Replace Culverts On Highways 38 And 101

Intermittent delays should be expected for the next four years on Oregon Highways 38 and 101 as construction begins on a pilot program to repair or replace more than 150 culverts in Coos and Douglas Counties. The Oregon Department of Transportation reports that many of the culverts are aging and damaged, backing up in heavy [...]


Tuesday July 7 2015

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Woman Found Dead In Residence; Boyfriend Charged With Murder

Douglas County Deputies responded to the 400 block of West B Avenue in Drain on Saturday, July 4th. A man had called for help regarding a female who was bleeding at the residence. Deputies contacted 52-year-old Gregory L. Solberg, who told them that 45-year-old Tonya Marie Fullen, his girlfriend, was in the residence and had [...]


Monday July 6 2015

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