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AMBER Alert Cancelled Suspect Still Missing

19 year-old Kaitlyne Wirth   An AMBER Alert was activated in Oregon following a request from the Tillamook City Police Department Thursday evening in an attempt to locate a female child and a female suspect. The vehicle and child were located near Cottage Grove on HWY 99. The AMBER Alert was canceled shortly after.   On May 14, 2015 [...]


Thursday May 14 2015

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Oregon Gas Prices

AAA of Oregon reports gas climbs to three dollars per gal.

  Drivers are still enjoying the lowest gasoline prices in the past five years. Triple A of Oregon reports that drivers are paying the highest prices of the year for gas, but are still enjoying prices that are the lowest since 2010. For the week, the national average for regular unleaded increases three cents to [...]


Thursday May 14 2015

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Memorial Ceremony For Datan May 15th

Deputy Gil Datan   Friday, May 15th is National Police Officer Memorial Day. The Coos County Sheriff’s office will be having a short memorial dedication ceremony for Deputy Gil Datan, who died in the line of duty on April 20th. His name has been placed on the memorial. The ceremony will begin at 10am May 15th at [...]


Thursday May 14 2015

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Oregon Shellfish Harvesting

Recreational Harvest of Shellfish Closed on Oregon Coast

Oregon Food Safety, Salem – Recreational harvest of all shellfish (razor clams, mussels, other clams and scallops) is closed from the Columbia River to Tillamook Head (south of Seaside) due to elevated levels of domoic acid. This includes all beaches and all bays.   Recreational harvest of razor clams is closed for the entire Oregon coastline from [...]


Thursday May 14 2015

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Free Geology Lecture: “Rocks Don’t Lie”

[ May 16, 2015; 7:00 PM; ] As part of the Geology Lecture Series, Southwestern Oregon Community College welcomes geologist and MacArthur Fellow Dr. David Montgomery on Saturday, May 16th at 7p.m. He will present a lecture based on his book, "The Rocks Don’t Lie: A Geologist Investigates Noah’s Flood". Dr. Montgomery received a Bachelor of Science from Stanford and a [...]


Wednesday May 13 2015

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Safety Tips On Backyard Debris Burning

The Oregon Department of Forestry reminds all Oregonians that May is Wildfire Awareness Month, and the time to reduce the excess vegetation around homes that could pose a wildfire threat. Keep Oregon Green, the ODF, and the Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal urge everyone to consider chipping or recycling yard debris. If burning is [...]


Wednesday May 13 2015

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“Boot Camp” For Actors At Dolphin Playhouse

The Dolphin Players are offering an Actor’s Boot Camp for adults and teens on two consecutive Saturdays May 30th and June 6th at the Dolphin Playhouse, 580 Newmark, Coos Bay. The class will be taught by guest theater director/producer Judith Elliot McDonald. Actor’s Boot Camp is a fast-moving intensive on theater, including a look at theater [...]


Tuesday May 12 2015

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Coos Health And Wellness Continues Providing Reproductive Health Services

The Coos Health and Wellness Public Health Division continues to provide reproductive health and other public health services for free or at low cost. Some of the available services are: birth control–such as the pill, the ring, the shot, and intrauterine device. Pregnancy testing, women’s health screenings for cervical and breast cancer, testing and treatment [...]


Tuesday May 12 2015

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North Bend Spring Brush Clean Up May 18th

Starting May 18th, North Bend Sanitation will be collecting brush piles throughout North Bend. They will begin in the Simpson Heights neighborhood and move south and west throughout the town. Residents may consider using this opportunity to uproot any Scotch Broom on their property. Scotch Broom is a noxious weed; a perennial, blooming from April [...]


Monday May 11 2015

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Fish Release Event At Blossom Gulch School

The City of Coos Bay, together with associates from CH2M HIll/OMI, and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will team up to release approximately 250,000 juvenile Chinook salmon into Blossom Gulch. It’s on Monday, May 11th at 10:30a.m. at Blossom Gulch Elementary School, 333 South 10th Street, Coos Bay. The program allows the juvenile salmon [...]


Friday May 8 2015

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