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Flood Warning For Coquille River At Coquille

The National Weather Service in Medford reports that the Coquille River at Coquille is forecasted to crest at 25.98 feet at 5am on Monday, December 22nd. Minor flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecasted. Roads are flooded in low lying areas near the Coquille River. At 7:30pm on Sunday, the stage was [...]


Monday December 22 2014

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101 North of Florence to Remain Closed through the Weekend

ODOT: Valley, No. Coast: US 101 will remain closed approximately 12 miles north of Florence, in Lane County, through the weekend, after a retaining wall adjacent to the highway failed in heavy rain, causing damage to the roadway. ODOT engineers will develop a plan to address the wall failure and repairs will be constructed [...]


Saturday December 20 2014

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101 Closed 12 Miles North of Florence

US 101 remains closed in both direction approximately 12 miles north of Florence, in Lane County. A retaining wall at an active slide location has been compromised by heavy rain. The highway will be closed until ODOT geotechnical experts can assess the situation. Northbound traffic will be turned around at Sea Lion Caves (MP179.1). Southbound [...]


Saturday December 20 2014

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Master Gardener Training Sign-Up Deadline Extended

[ December 31, 2014 5:00 PM to January 11, 2015 2:00 PM. ] There is still time to apply for the Coos County Master Gardener training, which begins in January. Because the training class is not yet full, the deadline has been extended to Wednesday, December 31st at 5pm. The Oregon State University extension Service Master Gardener training is held just once a year, from January through mid-March. [...]


Saturday December 20 2014

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AARP Tax-Aide Seeking Volunteers

This year, the AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. It is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention to the older population. You do not need to be a member of AARP [...]


Saturday December 20 2014

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FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 10AM DEC. 20th THROUGH 10PM Dec. 21st

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for the Curry County coast and the South Central Oregon coast from 10am on Saturday, December 20th through 10pm Sunday, December 21st. Heavy rainfall will cause rapid rises on streams, creeks and rivers. There is also the potential for urban flooding in areas of poor drainage [...]


Saturday December 20 2014

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Egyptian Theatre Presents Christmas Unplugged With John Doan

The Egyptian Theatre presents Emmy-Nominated musician and storyteller John Doan with his acclaimed “Christmas Unplugged – Reclaiming the Holiday Spirit” program at 2pm on Sunday, December 21st. Imagine stepping into a time machine with Dr. Who to experience the world when people entertained themselves and each other. That is what it may feel like [...]


Saturday December 20 2014

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Train Show Features Snug Harbor Railroad

The Snug Harbor Railroad will be the highlight of the annual train show and sale at Pony Village Mall in North Bend through December 22nd. The miniature steam railroad ran in Charleston from the 1950s to the 1980s, and was recently acquired by the Oregon Coast Historical Railway in Coos Bay. The group is restoring [...]


Friday December 19 2014

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Whale Watching

Whale Watching Week Begins December 27

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is hosting Whale Watch Week Dec. 27-31 at 24 designated whale watching sites along the coast.   Trained volunteers from the Whale Watching Spoken Here program will be stationed at the sites from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on those days to help visitors spot gray whales heading south.   Visitors will also [...]


Thursday December 18 2014

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High Surf Advisory

NWS HIGH SURF ADVISORY: The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a high surf advisory…which is in effect from 11 am Friday to 4 am PST Sunday.   * Waves and surf…average breaking wave heights of 20 to 28 feet are expected during this time period.   * Timing…late Friday morning through early Sunday morning. Wave heights are [...]


Thursday December 18 2014

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