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Lane Closure On Umpqua River Bridge

The Oregon Department of Transportation reports that traffic on Highway 101 at the Umpqua River Bridge is being affected by construction work. From July 1st until Thursday night, July 2nd, drivers should expect lane closures and delays on the Umpqua River Bridge at the north end of Reedsport. Flaggers will provide traffic control. The lane [...]


Wednesday July 1 2015

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Coos Elderly Services Raising Funds To Help Community

At Coos Elderly Services, their mission is to provide financial management services to the elderly and other vulnerable members of the community. They have discovered that helping people to balance their books can often mean bringing their lives into balance, too. Coos Elderly Services is a non-profit corporation, and is supported by volunteers, donations, grants and [...]


Wednesday July 1 2015

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Independence Day Celebrations 2015

July 3 – Enjoy the largest fireworks display on the coast. With fireworks choreographed to music. If you are parking to watch the fireworks, K-DOCK will be simulcasting the music for the display! Tune your radio to 92.9 at around 10:00 PM. The fun happens at The Mill Casino Hotel and RV Park Boardwalk.   Coos Bay [...]


Tuesday June 30 2015

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Saturday Evening Post says Bandon Beach Second Best in America

The 300 year old Saturday Evening Post, started by Benjamin Franklin has voted Bandon Beach as the second best beach in America. In the Post’s Best Beaches in America, Bandon Beach was bested by only one other beach, Pauoa Beach in Hawaii! The author of the article, Stephanie Citron says that the Bandon Beach offers [...]


Tuesday June 30 2015

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Learn About The Oregon Nearshore Strategy At Two ODFW Public Meetings

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is hosting two public meetings to get input on a draft revision of the Oregon Nearshore Strategy, a non-regulatory planning document that provides a conservation blueprint for actions that benefit Oregon’s marine species and habitats. The two meetings are scheduled on July 7th in North Bend at 6:30p.m. at [...]


Tuesday June 30 2015

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Results Of High Visibility Traffic Enforcement

The Curry County Sheriff’s Office participated in a High Visibility Traffic Enforcement from May 19th through June 16th. During that time period, one driver was arrested for DUI as a result of a traffic crash. Other citations were issued for various traffic violations; to include reckless driving and no insurance. A total of 13 [...]


Tuesday June 30 2015

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Grand Opening For Coos History Museum

The new Coos History Museum is opening it’s doors for a Grand Opening on Saturday July 4th on the Coos Bay waterfront. They’ll have make-and-take activities for kids in the afternoon, plenty of activities for everyone and they’ll remain open until 11pm through the evening’s fun on the boardwalk. Call 756-6320. Saturday, July 4th, [...]


Tuesday June 30 2015

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Coquille Restaurant Owner Arrested for Sexual Abuse and Harrasment

A Coquille business owner has been arrested for Sexual Abuse III and Sexual Harassment. The complaint came from a female employee who reported to police the owner had allegedly made several unwanted advances with her. Several other employees have also alleged that the restaurant owner had similar contact with them. 68 year-old Paul Arthur Jackson [...]


Monday June 29 2015

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Arrest Made in Coos Bay Murder Investigation

Christopher Joseph Gonzales Coos County District Attorney R. Paul Frasier has filed a charge of Murder and Assault in the Second Degree against 28 year-old Christopher Joseph Gonzales from Coos Bay. The charge stems from the investigation into the homicidal death of Forest Franklin Martin, whose body was discovered in the early morning hours of June [...]


Monday June 29 2015

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Clogged Intake Pipe Kills Off 400,000 Salmon Pre-Smolts

A fish carcass clogged an intake pipe at Rock Creek Hatchery, shutting off the flow of water to a raceway, killing 400,000 spring Chinook pre-smolts. These fish were to be released directly from the hatchery into the North Umpqua River next spring.   Dan Meyer, Rock Creek Hatchery manager said the water flow didn’t drop low enough [...]


Monday June 29 2015

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