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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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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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