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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 [...]


Tuesday December 20 2011

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North Bend Christmas Tree Pick up

For years, the North Bend Fire Department has been providing the service of retrieving your discarded Christmas trees after the Holiday season. Simply place your Christmas tree on the side walk next to your house. Members of the North Bend Fire & Volunteer Fire will be out in full force on Saturday, December 31st and [...]


Friday December 16 2011

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High Surf Advisory In Effect From Now Until 5 This Afternoon

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a High Surf Advisory-in effect from 5am Tuesday morning, September 27th until 5pm Tuesday afternoon.  Heavy swells from the Gulf of Alaska are forecasted to move into the southern Oregon coast area this morning. Expect breaking waves to reach approximately 21 to 22 feet near the shore. Dangerous breaking wave will impact [...]


Tuesday September 27 2011

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office: Ground Search For Bosworth Being Concluded

The Douglas County Sheriff’s office search and rescue team is now completing an extensive search of the area where 54-year-old Mark Lawrence Bosworth was reportedly last seen. This team was assisted yesterday by about 80 volunteers from Cycle Oregon. It is expected that the ground search for Bosworth will be concluded today. Additional ground searches [...]


Thursday September 22 2011

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Searching for Mark Bosworth

Search and Rescue (SAR) efforts continued today throughout the Riddle and surrounding area for Mark Bosworth. Mr. Bosworth is a volunteer with the Cycle Oregon Event and was last seen in the Riddle area on Sept. 16, 2011 at approximately 2330 hrs. Mr. Bosworth may be suffering from a medical condition and might be confused [...]


Monday September 19 2011

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Tsunami Warning System Test on Sept. 21, 2011 at 10:15 am

THIS IS A TEST….REPEAT, THIS IS A TEST! There will be a test of the Tsunami Warning Systems along the west coast on Wednesday, September 21st, at 10:15 am. The National Weather Service West Coast/Alaska Tsunami Warning Center will initiate a communication and dissemination test of the Tsunami Warning System at that time; the (EAS) [...]


Wednesday September 14 2011

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Cancer Society Fundraiser “Zombiefest” Still Looking For Sponsors

The Coos Bay ZombieFest, an American Cancer Society fundraiser, is looking for sponsors, vendors and volunteers.  ZombieFest will be held at the pedway in downtown Coos Bay starting at 11:30am on Saturday, October 8th, with the zombie walk/crawl. There also will be a zombie beauty pageant, jello brain eating contest, quarantine and make up booths, four [...]


Wednesday September 14 2011

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New Camping Restriction at Bastendorff Beach

COOS BAY, Ore. – The Bureau of Land Management’s Coos Bay District is implementing an immediate restriction on overnight camping on public lands at Bastendorff Beach starting September 7, 2011. Camping on the 111 acres of BLM land in the Bastendorff Beach area will be limited to 24 hours within any 14 day period. The limit [...]


Wednesday September 7 2011

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Portions of Elliott State Forest gated to reduce vehicle access

Oregon Department Of Forestry Press Release – As a public safety measure and to ensure that the State can meet its contractual timber sale obligations, certain roads in the Elliott State Forest southeast of Reedsport have been closed to public vehicle access effective today, the Oregon Department of Forestry announced. Roads behind gated closures will [...]


Friday September 2 2011

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2011 Prefontaine Memorial Run in Coos Bay during Fun Festival

Coos Bay, Oregon – August 31, 2011 – Applications are now being accepted for the Prefontaine Memorial Run. The popular road run is slated for Saturday, September 17 at 10:00 a.m. in downtown Coos Bay, Ore., and is held in conjunction with the Bay Area Fun Festival, Coos Bay’s largest annual community celebration. Those [...]


Wednesday August 31 2011

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