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Eighth annual Mill-Luck Salmon Celebration on Coos Bay

North Bend, Ore. – Preparations are underway for the Eighth annual Mill-Luck Salmon Celebration, which will take place on Saturday and Sunday, September 10-11, at The Mill Casino Hotel & RV Park on the shores of Coos Bay. The free weekend event – featuring canoe races, cultural exhibits and demonstrations, children’s activities and a Native American [...]


Wednesday August 31 2011

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Coos Bay Zonta Grants Available

The Coos Bay Area Zonta Service Foundation is seeking applications from local non-profits to provide grants for programs that make a positive change in the lives of women. The purpose of the foundation is to work for the improvement of the legal, economic, educational, health and professional status of women and children. The [...]


Friday August 26 2011

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101 Fatal Crash – Port Orford

A Portland-area woman died Tuesday morning when the pickup she was riding in crashed off Highway 101 about one mile north of Port Orford on the southern Oregon coast. The male driver received minor injuries and Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers are continuing the investigation. According to OSP Sergeant Scott Punch, on August 23, 2011 [...]


Tuesday August 23 2011

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Fatal Head On Traffic Crash Kills One

Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers are continuing the investigation into Friday morning’s fatal traffic crash on Highway 101 north of Coos Bay involving a pickup and a commercial truck. The crash resulted in the death of a 19-year old male driver and injuries to his father who was a passenger. Their names and [...]


Friday August 19 2011

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OSP Dismantles Improvised Explosive Device

Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into the discovery of a suspicious improvised explosive device found Friday morning underneath an ODOT loader parked at their property along Highway 242. The object was rendered safe by OSP Explosives Unit. According to OSP Lieutenant Steve Smartt, on August 12, 2011 at approximately 10:23 a.m. OSP was [...]


Friday August 12 2011

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Fatal Traffic Accident on Highway 42 East of Myrtle Point

Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers are continuing the investigation into Wednesday evening’s fatal commercial vehicle traffic crash that occurred on Highway 42 east of Myrtle Point in Coos County. The crash resulted in the death of a 39-year old Myrtle Creek-area man. According to OSP Sergeant Josh Young, on August 10, 2011 at approximately 6:27 [...]


Thursday August 11 2011

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SCINT Press Release Myrtle Point

On August 5th, 2011 at approximately 11:16 a.m., the South Coast Interagency Narcotics Team (SCINT), with the assistance of the Myrtle Point Police Department, Coos County Sheriff’s Office, Coos Bay Police Department, and the Oregon State Police; executed a narcotics search warrant at 1742 E. Willow Street, Apt #2, Myrtle Point. The occupant of [...]


Friday August 5 2011

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2011 Charleston Seafood Festival

Charleston celebrates its fishing village heritage and the bounty of the Pacific Ocean at the 22nd Annual Charleston Seafood Festival on August 13-14. Everyone is invited to join in the celebration at the Charleston Marina. Charleston Volunteer Firefighters Association members will kick off each day with their traditional pancake breakfast from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday [...]


Tuesday August 2 2011

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Anglers can help shape 2012 sport halibut season

NEWPORT, Ore. –The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking Pacific halibut anglers for their comments and preferences on the 2012 sport halibut season. Interested anglers can comment by phone, e-mail or at one of three public meetings to be held in Newport, Tillamook and North Bend. “These meetings are an opportunity for anglers to provide [...]


Monday August 1 2011

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Oregon Year Round Children’s Insurance Enrollment

(Salem) – As of today, all Oregon children under age 19 may once again sign up for health insurance throughout the year. “We are pleased that we found a way to make it as easy as possible for parents to enroll their children in health insurance plans – and for families to have as many choices [...]


Monday August 1 2011

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