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Deadline June 30th For Volunteer Reserve Police Officers

The city of Coos Bay is now accepting applications for volunteer reserve police officers. Anyone interested in volunteering their time is encouraged to complete an application and resume, and submit them to the city manager’s office at 500 Central Avenue, Coos Bay. The deadline for submissions is at 5pm on Monday, June 30th. Applications [...]


Saturday June 28 2014

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Oregon Fee Increase for Boaters

Marine Board Approves a Proposed Registered Motorboat Fee Increase

The Oregon State Marine Board met for their quarterly Board meeting on June 25 in Prineville, to discuss the agency’s proposed 2015-2017 budget and consider a recommendation for a motorboat fee increase. The Board also approved two boating facility grant increase requests and elected new Board officers.   Staff briefed the Board on budget preparation and the [...]


Friday June 27 2014

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I-5 off-ramp at Drain opens ahead of schedule

The southbound Interstate 5 off-ramp at Exit 162 (Oregon 38 junction/Drain) is now open following a 12-day closure to replace damaged concrete in the adjacent travel lane.   The ramp, which is used by southbound I-5 motorists heading to Reedsport and the southern Oregon coast, had originally been scheduled to be closed 33 days, from June [...]


Friday June 27 2014

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Local Authors Share Work At Library

The Coos Bay Library will be holding a FREE brown bag local author panel on June 28th. Four authors will present their work before opening the floor to questions. Authors will then sell and sign their books. This event will be held on Saturday, June 28th from 12 to 2pm in the Myrtlewood Room at [...]


Friday June 27 2014

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ODFW: Controlled Hunt Draw Results Available

Hunters who applied for a 2014 fall controlled hunt can find out now if they drew the tag through the Hunting Resources section of ODFW’s website or by calling 503-947-6102. ODFW no longer mails postcard notifications of draw results. This year, the ODFW processed 389,172 controlled hunt applications compared to 381,511 applications last year. A [...]


Friday June 27 2014

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Cub Scout Day Camp At Tugman State Park

All boys who are in K-5th grades are invited to Cub Scout Day Camp, starting August 13th at Tugman State Park, north of Lakeside. Activities will include archery, cooking, fishing, hiking and much more. Regular Cub Scout Day Camp will be Wednesday through Friday. On Saturday, it’s games for the whole family plus a barbeque picnic [...]


Thursday June 26 2014

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Coquille Fatal Fire Update

Coquille Fatal Fire Update

Two children died and a 3rd remains in critical condition after the travel trailer they were staying in caught fire early this morning. Firefighters responded to Riversedge RV Park in Coquille around one this morning to find the trailer fully engulfed in flames. 59-year-old Virginia Jennings escaped and was transported to the hospital [...]


Wednesday June 25 2014

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Two Persons Die In Coquille Fire

At approximately 1am on June 25th, a fire was reported at the Riversedge RV Park in Coquille. Fire and Police Departments from Coquille responded to find a travel trailer in space 39 was engulfed in flames. According to reports, a 59-year-old occupant was able to escape the trailer and neighbors in the park rescued a child [...]


Wednesday June 25 2014

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Sewer Repair

Coos Bay Sewer Line Repair

  The City of Coos Bay has authorized Benny Hempstead Excavating, Inc. to perform a sewer line replacement project along N 4th Street between Highland Avenue and Market Avenue. This line is badly damaged due to its age, and it is in need of replacement to help ensure the sewer line is in good working [...]


Tuesday June 24 2014

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GED Orientations For Summer Term

The Transitional Education Department, a college and career preparation program at Southwestern Oregon Community College, will be offering GED test preparation, college and career planning, and college placement test preparation for the summer term. These classes are geared for students who are planning to enter college, training programs and/or jobs in high-demand career areas. Orientation is [...]


Tuesday June 24 2014

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