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Labor Day DUI Taskforce Out This Weekend

Starting on Friday night, August 29th, and continuing through the Labor Day holiday weekend, the Southern Oregon DUI Taskforce, comprised of officers from coastal law enforcement agencies, the Coos County Sheriff’s office, the Coos Bay, North Bend, Coquille and Florence Police Departments will be enforcing motor vehicle laws. Officers will be concentrating on drivers that may [...]


Thursday August 28 2014

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DHHS Awards Funds To North Bend CHC

Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley has announced the Department of Health and Human Services has awarded over $900,000 to community health centers in Medford, North Bend, Clackamas County and Multnomah County to improve the facilities, allow for new construction and deliver better coordinated care. The funding will help expand and improve the design of several CHCs [...]


Thursday August 28 2014

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Reedsport Volunteer Fire Dept Open House

The Reedsport Volunteer Fire Department invites everyone to their 8th Open House on Saturday, September 13th. Come to the Fire Station at 2680 Frontage Road in Reedsport starting at 11am. Watch a vehicle extrication demonstration at 12 Noon, kids can enjoy rides on the fire engine, plus hot dogs, hamburgers, chips and soda for [...]


Wednesday August 27 2014

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3 Flags Seat Belt Campaign Through Sept. 7th

The Coos County Sheriff’s office is joining other law enforcement agencies throughout the state in a two week long seat belt enforcement campaign. State Sheriff’s offices, Oregon State Police and local police will be working to increase proper safety belt and child car seat use during a traffic enforcement “blitz” from August 25th through September [...]


Tuesday August 26 2014

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August 26th Meeting On Proposed Rule Restricting Smoking On Beaches

Proposed rules that would restrict smoking of tobacco products on the ocean shore recreation areas will be open for public comment through August 29th. Comments will be taken by email, and through public hearings in August. Rules that restrict smoking on Oregon state park properties were approved in February by the Oregon State Parks and [...]


Tuesday August 26 2014

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Merkley Pledges To Keep Fighting For Small Port Dredging Funds

Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley spoke at the recent Oregon Coast Economic Summit, highlighting his work for Oregon’s coastal communities and promising to keep pushing to maximize funds for small port dredging, a major driver of coastal economies and an important source of jobs. In a press release from August 22nd, it was noted that [...]


Monday August 25 2014

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Coos County District Attorney releases details of the Bastendorff Beach Shooting

WARNING: The following Press Release and Investigation Conclusion contains graphic information and language.   Coos County District Attorney Paul Frasier today released preliminary findings from the investigation into the shooting deaths of 3 people in Coos County this week. Frasier called the events tragic that led to the death of quote, “two innocent people.” 32-year-old Zachary Levi [...]


Friday August 22 2014

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Coos Bay Woman Arrested On Burglary Charges

Coos County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of an alleged burglary that had occurred at approximately 8:45pm on August 19th. The homeowner, 30-year-old Nathanial Lintner of Coos Bay, was home with his two small children when an adult female reportedly forced entry into his residence through a window in the children’s bedroom. [...]


Friday August 22 2014

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ORCO Arts Sponsoring Dance Series

On August 14th, 21st, and 28th at 6:30pm, attend the international folk dance series, sponsored by ORCO Arts. Attend one or all sessions. They will be held at the Harding Learning Center’s Multipurpose room, at 755 South 7th Street in Coos Bay. All experience levels 12 years and older including singles and beginners are welcome. Each dance [...]


Thursday August 21 2014

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Shots For Tots And Teens Clinic

The Coos County Health Department will be offering a Shots for Tots and Teens Immunization Clinic on Saturday, August 23rd from 10am to 2pm. It will be held at the Health Department building, 1975 McPherson in North Bend. The clinic is for infants and teens to age 18. Children who do not have insurance or with [...]


Wednesday August 20 2014

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