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The Tall Ships Return to Coos Bay

Coos Bay, Ore. – The brig Lady Washington and her companion ship, the topsail ketch Hawaiian Chieftain, will visit Coos Bay for 13 days in May, starting Thursday, May 2. Working in partnership with the Coos Bay Boat Building Center, the two ships will offer public sailing programs, educational programs for K-12 students, and public [...]


Thursday April 5 2012

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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 [...]


Tuesday March 27 2012

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Highway 42 Rock Slide 2012

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 [...]


Friday February 10 2012

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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 [...]


Thursday February 9 2012

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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 [...]


Wednesday February 8 2012

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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 [...]


Saturday February 4 2012

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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 [...]


Wednesday January 25 2012

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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. [...]


Wednesday January 25 2012

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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, [...]


Friday December 30 2011

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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 [...]


Wednesday December 21 2011

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