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Update Missing Hunters: Trevor Higgins Found

Update Missing Hunters: At about 2:00pm today, search teams found 24 year-old Trevor Higgins. Higgins and his father Shawn were reported lost after they did not return from a hunt in the rugged terrain near Agness.   Higgins was found three miles from the trail head he had gone down at the Squirrel Creek drainage.   Higgins was cold, [...]


Tuesday October 18 2016

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Community Comes Together to Help Find Missing Hunters

UPDATE on 10/18/16 at 2:45pm: Receiving reports that at least one of the hunters has been found! Trevor Higgins has been found alive and well. Search efforts are bearing down on finding Shawn Higgins.   Several community members throughout Coos County are coming together to help find Shawn and Trevor Higgins who went missing on a hunting [...]


Tuesday October 18 2016

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Update: Missing Hunters from Coos Bay

UPDATE on 10/18/16 at 2:45pm: Receiving reports that at least one of the hunters has been found! Trevor Higgins has been found alive and well. Search efforts are bearing down on finding Shawn Higgins.   The search for two missing hunters from Coos Bay continues today in Curry County. Shawn and Trevor Higgins were last heard from [...]


Tuesday October 18 2016

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Candle Light Vigil Tonight As Search Continues For Missing Hunters

A candle light vigil is being held tonight for the Higgins family. All our welcome to come together as a group. The vigil will take place at 6:30 PM at the North Bend Church of Christ. The Curry County Sheriff’s office confirmed earlier today that an active search is ongoing for Shawn and Trevor Higgins [...]


Monday October 17 2016

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Soroptimists Need Help During Saturday Collection Event

The Soroptimist of the Coos Bay area suffered a break in over the weekend when suspects reportedly broke into their storage locker and stole items meant for the Backpacks for Kids program. These supplies were being collected to give to kids who are removed from abusive situations. According to Janet Kerbo, the suspects were allegedly [...]


Monday October 17 2016

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Oktoberfest In Old Town Bandon

[ October 21, 2016; 10:00 AM; 10:00 AM; ] Come by the Old Town Marketplace in Bandon Friday and Saturday October 21st and 22nd to enjoy a taste of Oktoberfest. Brats, beer, apple cider and cheer at the Bandon Community Youth Center Booth, 10am to 4pm both days. Live music Saturday. Proceeds will help pay for a new roof on their 17-year-old facility.   The [...]


Monday October 17 2016

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Missing Hunters In Curry County

In Curry County, a father and son have been missing since Friday. The Curry County Sheriff’s office confirms there is an active search and the missing hunters are believed to be in the Burnt Ridge Area of Bear Camp near Agness. The two that are missing are Shawn and Trevor Higgins. The missing father and [...]


Monday October 17 2016

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Update: Power Restored In Bandon

Pacific Power crews have restored electric service to all 740 customers in Bandon as of 2:50pm on Saturday, October 15th. There are currently 1,949 customers in Independence without power. Customers in Grants Pass, Albany, Mill City and other areas are also without power, but crews are on scene working to restore service.  


Saturday October 15 2016

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Update: Multiple Power Outages Being Reported

Approximately 740 customers are without power in Bandon as of 1:55pm on Saturday. Pacific Power reports that crews are on scene and repairs are underway. The estimated time of restoration is unknown. There are other customers without power in Grants Pass, Albany, Jefferson and Turner. More details as they become available.  


Saturday October 15 2016

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Update: Flood Watch Continues For Southwestern Oregon

The Flood Watch continues for a portion of southwest Oregon, including the Curry County coast until 11pm Saturday night. The National Weather Service reports that heavy rainfall is expected through this afternoon with additional showers tonight.  


Saturday October 15 2016

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