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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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Empire Boulevard Enhancement Project Meeting

The Coos Bay Public Works Department and the Coos Bay North Bend Water Board invite the community to a Town Hall meeting on June 24th from 6 to 7p.m. at the Empire Fire Station to discuss the Empire Boulevard Enhancement Project. The project will widen the road to provide bikes lanes and sidewalks on both [...]


Wednesday June 24 2015

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Oregon’s Energy Facility Siting Council To Hold Public Hearing

The Jordan Cove Liquefied Natural Gas Project is one step closer to reality as the Department of Environmental Quality approved its Air Contaminant Discharge Permit. This certifies that the LNG facility and the South Dunes Power Plant meet clean air quality standards. It’s the project’s first major state-regulated permit to be issued. The [...]


Wednesday June 24 2015

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Women Found Alive After Spending Four Days In Gorse Patch

A Port Orford woman who was reported missing by her husband has been found safe after spending four days lost in a thick timber stand about three-Quarters of a mile from her home. 79-year-old Joyce Huffman was located by searchers in a gorse patch off her property where she went missing on the 18th. Huffman [...]


Tuesday June 23 2015

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Coos Art Museum’s Maritime Exhibition

[ July 11, 2015; 5:00 PM; ] Summer is a great time to celebrate the bay areas' nautical heritage and purchase art. On Saturday July 11th, the Coos Art Museum opens its Annual Maritime Art Exhibition, highlighted by a dinner and maritime art auction. The public is invited to attend this event, which begins at 5p.m.. Tickets are $45 for Museum members, [...]


Tuesday June 23 2015

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Timber Lands Closed To The Public

The Menasha Forest Products Corporation has announced that all Pacific West timber lands in Coos, Curry and Douglas counties are closed to the public due to the increased fire danger. This closure went into effect at 12a.m. on June 23rd and will be in effect until a significant amount of rainfall is received. As a [...]


Tuesday June 23 2015

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Coos Bay Meth Dealers

Coos Bay Meth Dealing Couple Sentenced

A Coos Bay meth dealing couple has been sentenced to 16 and 23 months after pleading guilty to Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine, Unlawful Possession and Frequenting a place where Controlled Substances are used.   The couple’s sentences are based on a Coos County Parole and Probation home visit at 617 S. Wasson Street in Coos Bay [...]


Monday June 22 2015

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