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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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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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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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