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Witnesses Credited With Saving Two Boaters On Rogue River

Two boaters are safe today after the boat they were on capsized in heavy surf at the mouth of the Rogue River near Gold Beach. The Curry County Sheriff’s office responded to a report of recreational boats attempting to cross the mouth of the Rogue River Bar at around 2 o’clock yesterday afternoon. A Marine [...]


Monday October 10 2016

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Coos Bay Man In Custody On Drug And Other Charges

Detectives with the South Coast Interagency Narcotics Team executed a search warrant at the residence of 29-year-old Raymond Eby at 1140 Ocean Court in Coos Bay on Wednesday October 5th. During the search, detectives located small amounts of methamphetamine and heroin, scales, packaging materials, drug records and two firearms. Authorities confirm that Eby is a [...]


Monday October 10 2016

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Oktoberfest To Benefit Bandon Youth Center

Come by the Old Town Marketplace in Bandon on Friday and Saturday, October October 21st and 22nd to enjoy a taste of Oktoberfest. Brats, beer, apple cider and cheer at the Bandon Community Youth Center Booth, 10am to 4pm both days. Live music on Saturday (weather permitting). Proceeds will help pay for a new roof [...]


Monday October 10 2016

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Injured Man Rescued By Coast Guard Near Winchester Bay

The Coast Guard has rescued a 59-year-old man who injured his arm near the Umqua River jetty near Winchester Bay. Watch standers at the Umpqua River station received the request for assistance from the operator of the 29-foot recreational vessel on Sunday, stating that he injured his arm after being hit by a wave. The [...]


Monday October 10 2016

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2016 Backpacks for Kids!

[ October 22, 2016; 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. ]   We need your help! Coos Bay Area Soroptimists and the Department of Human Services will partner for the 13th annual Operation Backpacks for Kids to benefit children displaced from violence, neglect and drug-affected homes into emergency foster care.     Many times, children taken from their homes and placed in foster care face a double trauma. They suddenly [...]


Friday October 7 2016

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Coos Elderly Services Holds Fall Into Bingo Fundraiser

Coos Elderly Services, a local 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, invites everyone to their third annual Fall Into Bingo Fundraiser starting at 5:30pm on October 8th at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 2250 16th Street in North Bend. This three-hour event will highlight the organization’s 25 years of commitment and collaboration with community partners to care for [...]


Thursday October 6 2016

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Search And Rescue Looking For New Members

[ October 11, 2016; 7:00 PM; 7:00 PM; ] The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is currently recruiting for their Search and Rescue Volunteer Unit. The program provides essential SAR services such as Ground Search, Four Wheel Drive, Mountain Rescue, Canine, Mounted, and Amateur Radio throughout Douglas County. They are also recruiting for their youth (ages 14 through 20) Explorer SAR team. They are looking [...]


Thursday October 6 2016

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Coos Bay Fire Prevention Open House October 12th

[ October 12, 2016; 5:00 PM; 5:00 PM; ] The City of Coos Bay and the Coos Bay Fire Department are preparing for Fire Prevention Week. This year it will be October 9th through the 15th. The Fire Department will be spreading this year’s fire safety message - “Don’t Wait, Check the Date”. Smoke alarms should be replaced every 10 years even if they [...]


Thursday October 6 2016

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Fire Season Ends According to the CFPA

Coos Forest Protective Association (CFPA) will lift fire season on lands they protect effective Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 12:01 a.m. Fire season ends when the fire danger reduces enough that a prudent person’s actions have a low threat of causing a wildfire. It does not mean that there is no danger of wildfire. Causing [...]


Wednesday October 5 2016

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Lucas Mark Perkins Extradited From Washington To Coos County

Lucas Mark Perkins was extradited from Washington to Coos County yesterday. Perkins arrived last night at the Coos County Jail and was arraigned this morning in the Coos County Circuit Court before Judge Stone. Perkins allegedly murdered his uncle, Richard Perkins near his home on Ross Inlet Drive in August this year. The Public Defender’s [...]


Wednesday October 5 2016

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