Public Service Announcements

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Road Work Begins On Empire Boulevard

Drivers traveling between Coos Bay and Charleston should allow extra time to reach destinations as road work begins on Empire Boulevard. The Oregon Department of Transportation announces that for the next month, the southbound lane of Empire Boulevard will be closed between Newmark and Fulton Avenues. Drivers traveling from Coos Bay to Charleston will detour [...]


Friday January 15 2016

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Governor Brown Announces Increase In Minimum Wage

Oregon Governor Kate Brown has announced her plan to increase the minimum wage state-wide. The proposal was developed after conversations with stakeholders in the public and private sectors. The plan will be brought for debate during the legislative session next month. Brown said “the costs of essentials such as food, child care, and rent are [...]


Thursday January 14 2016

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Port Contract Negotiations Successful With ILWU

The Port of Coos Bay and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 12 finished contract negotiations that are now in effect. Port of Coos Bay’s maintenance and security staff have been supported by the union since the late 1990s. The negotiations revisited the original contract that was made five years ago to update and [...]


Wednesday January 13 2016

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High Wind And High Surf Warnings

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning, in effect from 1pm on Tuesday, January 12th to 4am Wednesday, January 13th. South winds are forecasted at 45 to 55 mph with gusts up to 70mph possible. Stronger winds are possible along capes and head lands. Winds will increase Tuesday afternoon, peaking in the [...]


Tuesday January 12 2016

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Lions Club Chili Cook Off In Lakeside

[ February 19, 2016; 11:00 AM; 11:00 AM; 11:00 AM; 11:00 AM; 11:00 AM; 11:00 AM; ] The Lakeside Lions are hosting a Chili Cook Off on Saturday, February 19th. The cost to enter is $20.00. They are hoping that out of the 20 entries they can get 5 different fire departments in the southern coastal area to compete against each other. Register or email at lakesidelionsclubdistrict36@gmail.com.There will be corn bread and [...]


Tuesday January 12 2016

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Volunteers Sought For Reserve Deputy Program

The Coos County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a few good citizens to serve in their Reserve Deputy Sheriff Program. This is a volunteer position as a sworn Reserve Deputy Sheriff. Successful applicants will partner with full time deputies to patrol the roads, waterways, dunes and forests. Or working in dispatch or corrections to help [...]


Tuesday January 12 2016

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Red Cross Asking For Donations In January

January is National Blood Donor Month, and the American Red Cross encourages people to give blood to help maintain a sufficient blood supply for patients. Since 1970, National Blood Donor Month has been observed in January to honor blood and platelet donors, and to help increase donations during the winter months. Donors with all blood [...]


Monday January 11 2016

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Coast Guard

Coast Guard Hoists Fisherman To Safety Near Winchester Bay

A Coast Guard crew medevaced a fisherman who had reportedly suffered a seizure aboard the fishing vessel Hecate, about 9 miles west of Winchester Bay on Thursday morning, January 7th. A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station North Bend safely hoisted the man and transferred him to emergency personnel at Southwest Oregon Regional Airport [...]


Friday January 8 2016

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Flushing Water Lines Starting January 11th

During the week of January 11th, the Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board will continue routine maintenance flushing of water lines in its distribution system in Coos Bay. Flushing will be performed east on Central Avenue to Bayshore Drive, north to Hemlock Street and south to Lockhart Street. Flushing will begin in the morning each [...]


Friday January 8 2016

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Locally Grown Produce At Winter Farmer’s Market

Join your friends and neighbors at the Coos Bay Winter Market. You can shop for locally grown produce, meat, eggs, honey, prepared foods and baked goods along with hand-made crafts. The market is inside the Coos History Museum at 1210 Front Street in Coos Bay, open every Wednesday from 10am to 2pm. To see a [...]


Thursday January 7 2016

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