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South Slough Celebration

America’s first national estuarine research reserve is celebrating 40 years of learning and teaching about estuaries. Join South Slough dignitaries and the Friends of South Slough for a picnic celebrating their 40th anniversary on Wednesday, August 6th. Organizers will provide food and refreshments and they invite the public to bring their own picnic [...]


Thursday July 31 2014

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ODFW asks anglers to design the 2015 halibut regulations and seasons

NEWPORT, Ore. – Anglers and other members of the public will be asked to help shape the 2015 sport Pacific halibut seasons and regulations through a series of public meetings to be held in August. The meetings will be hosted by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. All meetings will start at 7 p.m. and will be [...]


Wednesday July 30 2014

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Columbia River Fall Salmon Seasons Start Friday

The Buoy 10 salmon fishery at the mouth of the Columbia River opens to coho and Chinook fishing this Friday, August 1st, and the 1.5 million Chinook salmon that are predicted to return to the mouth of the Columbia this year could set a record. The Buoy 10 fishery is the first Columbia River fishery that [...]


Wednesday July 30 2014

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Telephone Scam In Coos County

The Coos County Sheriff’s office has received numerous reports from citizens regarding suspicious phone calls, They report the calls are coming from a number of 541-2015-****, and the caller claims to be a representative from the Coos County courts. The victim is told that they have missed jury duty and that a warrant will be [...]


Tuesday July 29 2014

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Reedsport Man Dies After Officer-Involved Shooting

The investigation into July 17th’s officer-involved shooting in Reedsport is continuing by the Douglas County Major Crimes Team, led by Oregon State Police Criminal Investigations Division. The man who was shot by law enforcement is identified as 71-year-old Glenn Ray Glancey from Reedsport. Glancey was a resident in the mobile home park where the shooting occurred. [...]


Friday July 25 2014

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Lab Band Jazz Camp In North Bend

The Oregon Coast Lab Band is holding it’s final day of Jazz Camp on Friday July 25th from 1pm until 5pm at the Lab Band building, 1875 Virginia Avenue, North Bend. If there is a young musician in your family, this is a great way to have fun while picking up Jazz History and Music [...]


Friday July 25 2014

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Immediate Closure Of Coquille Point Staircase

Effective immediately, the Fish and Wildlife Service has closed the south staircase at Coquille Point due to public safety concerns. After inspection and consultation with engineers, the FWS has concluded the stairs have suffered structural problems as a result of geologic shifting on the point. A path and second set of stairs on [...]


Thursday July 24 2014

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It’s A Wrap–For Relay August 6th

The Coos Bay North Bend Relay For Life is hosting a Wrap Up and charity fundraiser night on Wednesday, August 6th. Organizers want to say thank you to everyone who worked so hard at the 2014 Relay For Life in June at Sunset Middle School. Please RSVP to Bonnie.Ell@cancer.org by 12pm on Tuesday, August 5th Come to [...]


Thursday July 24 2014

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ODFW Art Contest Closes August 29th

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s art contest is open now to select the winning artwork that will be featured on the 2015 Habitat Conservation Stamp and other promotional materials. The winning artist will receive $1,000 and 25 artist prints. The contest closes at 5pm August 29th. A list of species that can be [...]


Wednesday July 23 2014

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Nature Conservancy Needs Volunteers

The Nature Conservancy of Oregon invites anyone interested in maintaining the Nesika Beach Preserve to attend a volunteer work party on Saturday, July 26th. A special place on the southern Oregon coast, Nesika Beach Preserve, near Gold Beach, protects Sitka Spruce and Grand Fir Forest and coastal headland habitats. Volunteers will be removing [...]


Wednesday July 23 2014

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