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SWOCC Geology Lecture Series
The geology lecture series continues with Dr. Peter Ruggiero (Oregon State University) on Friday, April 20, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. presenting “The Role of Sea Level Rise and Increased Storminess in Pacific Northwest Coastal Change and Flood Hazards”. Dr. Ruggiero earned a BS from Lehigh University and MS and PhD degrees from [...]
Highway 42 to Close at Slide For Repairs
CAMAS VALLEY — The excavation and hauling of an estimated 10,000 cubic yards of earth from the County Line slide requires closing a one-mile section of Oregon 42, located roughly ten miles west of Camas Valley, from 5 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18 to 1 a.m. Monday, Feb. 20. ODOT maintenance officials held an emergency meeting earlier [...]
Missing Person Wyman Weathersby
CCSO NARRATIVE: At about 2:00 AM on the 02-08-2012 Coos County Sheriff’s Deputies came across a 1997 Acura 2 door sedan parked in the day use area at the BLM / Weyerhaeuser Overlook, off Transpacific Parkway, in the North Spit area, north of North Bend. The deputy checked the vehicle and found that there [...]
Little Ole Big Band is Back!
by Josie Reid Little Ole Big Band is back with big band tunes that will have you tapping your toes and humming along. Under the Direction of Steve Simpkins, the 9 piece band will perform such melodies as: “The Lady is a Tramp”, “Fly Me to the Moon”, and many more. Kayla Kintner is [...]
Bandon Bus Wreck
Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers are continuing the investigation into Friday night‚s injury traffic crash involving a Bandon School District bus and a van at the intersection of Highway 20 and Highway 226 east of Albany. Two students and the van‚s two occupants were transported to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. The names of [...]
Coast Guard Closes Coos Bay Bar
ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Columbia River, in Astoria, Ore., issued the closure of the Siuslaw River and Coos Bay bars in Oregon and due to hazardous conditions Wednesday. Both closures apply to all vessels and any request to transit the bars prior to reopening must be approved by [...]
Centennial Fair Theme Chosen
Contact: Debbie James, Coos Co. Fair, (541) 572-2002 “A Century of Fun for Everyone” is the theme for the 100th Anniversary of the Coos County Fair July 24-28, 2012 in Myrtle Point this year. Delores Modrall submitted the winning theme that was chosen by the Fair Board during its meeting Jan. 23. [...]
Free Flu Shots
Most flu infections occur in January and February. The Coos County Health Department has free flu vaccine available for children ages 6 months to 18 years who do not have insurance. Adult flu shots paid by cash or check are discounted to the price of $10. The Health Department will also accept Oregon Health Plan, [...]
Highway 42 Fatal Crash Update
Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into an early Wednesday morning single vehicle fatal traffic crash on Highway 42 about eight miles east of Myrtle Point that resulted in the death of a 24-year old man. According to OSP Sergeant Josh Young, on December 21, 2011 at approximately 3:02 a.m. a single vehicle rollover [...]
ORCCA Brings Sustainable Energy to Low-Income Homes!
ORCCA Brings Sustainable Energy to Low-Income Homes! Oregon Coast Community Action is thrilled to highlight the progress being made in supporting South Coast families through the 2011-2012 US Department of Energy American Recovery and Reinvestment Act’s Sustainable Energy Resources for Consumers (SERC) Program grant. Upon being awarded $1.24 million, ORCCA began the process of providing sustainable [...]