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Curry County Receives Funding For Emergency Food And Shelter Programs

Curry County has been awarded federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National [EFSP] Board Program. Curry County has been chosen to receive $11,564.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county for calendar year 2011. The National Board is chaired by The Department of Homeland Security’s FEMA and includes Salvation Army, American [...]


Wednesday July 27 2011

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Current Coos County Payroll Employment Data for June 2011

Coos County total payroll employment rose by 170 jobs in June. Total payroll employment is also up over the year, gaining 50 jobs over that time. A gain of 250 private-sector jobs was offset by a loss of 200 government jobs. In June, the largest job gain was estimated in leisure and hospitality, up by [...]


Monday July 25 2011

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Master Storyteller At North Bend Library

Portland’s superb storyteller Will Hornyak presents “The First Irishman” at the North Bend Public Library on Friday, August 5, at 7:00 pm. This program is free and sponsored by the Friends of the North Bend Public Library. This famous work from Ireland re-tells the story of Tuan Mac Cairill, “the first to get a poem from [...]


Friday July 22 2011

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Wyden Requesting Action on Gluten Free

After more than four years of inaction by the Food and Drug Administration on their statutory requirement to finalize standards for gluten-free labeling on foods, U.S. Senators Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., have sent a letter to FDA Commissioner Dr. Margaret A. Hamburg seeking answers for the extreme delay and an update on [...]


Friday July 22 2011

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North Bend Social Security Office to Begin Closing at 3:30 pm Daily

Effective August 15, 2011, the North Bend Social Security office will be open to the public Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. – a reduction of 30 minutes each weekday. While agency employees will continue to work their regular hours, this shorter public window will allow them to complete face-to-face service with [...]


Friday July 22 2011

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Town hall meeting to discuss Eastside Boat Ramp parking expansion

At the request of the South Coast Anglers Salmon Trout Enhancement Program (STEP) volunteers, the city of Coos Bay and Oregon International Port of Coos Bay are partnering on a proposal to expand the parking area at the Eastside Boat Ramp. The city and port will host a town hall meeting at 6 p.m., Thursday, July 28, at [...]


Thursday July 21 2011

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Mingus Park Security Camera Citizen Input

In August of 2009, the Coos Bay Police Department was awarded $35,418.00 from the United States Department of Justice, Community Oriented Policing Services Department for the purchase and installation of a security camera system at the newly erected stakeboard park and playground pavilion / restroom area located at the south end of the Mingus Park. [...]


Thursday July 21 2011

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CFPA Burn Permit and Outdoor Burning Suspensions

Increased fire danger has prompted the Coos Forest Protective Association to halt the issuance of burn permits for incinerators and debris piles. Residents who have already placed a request for a permit will be issued one if they meet requirements. Those residents that did not get their request for a permit in will [...]


Wednesday July 20 2011

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What is being done to get the word out about the Egyptian Theatre?

The theatre was accepted for listing on the National Register of Historic Places in May 2010. A theatre page was developed on the City’s website in March 2011 with a link to the Egyptian Theatre website. The Coos Historic and Maritime Museum opened a theatre exhibit in April 2011. The theatre was selected for [...]


Tuesday July 19 2011

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ODF&W Announces Closure For Spring Chinook Salmon On Lookingglass

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has announced the  fishing season for spring chinook salmon on Lookingglass Creek on will close, effective at 12:01 am on July 16th.   A tributary to the Grande Ronde River, Lookingglass Creek opened to fishing for hatchery spring chinook on May 28th for the first time in a decade.  [...]


Wednesday July 13 2011

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