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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]