Public Service Announcements

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New Alarm Ordinance Goes Into Effect January 1st

The Coos County Sheriff’s office and Coos County Commissioners have adopted changes in the County Alarm Ordinance that will take effect Friday, January 1st. This ordinance will affect all County residents in the unincorporated areas of Coos County that have residential, business and panic alarms and those planning on purchasing any of these types of [...]


Wednesday December 30 2015

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Lakeside Chili Cook Off To Benefit Community

The Lakeside Lions Club will be hosting a Chili Cook Off on Saturday, February 19th. The cost to enter will be $20. There are 20 spaces available and they hope to get 5 to 10 different fire departments in the southern coastal area to compete against each other. So anyone who thinks they have what [...]


Wednesday December 30 2015

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Frost Advisory And Freeze Watch

The National Weather Service has issued a Frost Advisory in effect from 2am to 8am on Thursday, December 31st. A Freeze Watch remains in effect from late Thursday night, December 31st through Saturday morning, January 1st. Temperatures are forecasted to be 33 to 36 Wednesday night into Thursday morning. 30 to 33 Thursday night and [...]


Wednesday December 30 2015

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Free Geology Lecture January 16th

[ January 16, 2016; 7:00 PM; ] Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Geology Lecture series continues with Dr. Douglas Toomey on Saturday, January 16th at 7pm with “The Cascadia Initiative and Earthquake Early Warning in the Pacific Northwest”. Dr. Toomey will focus on two themes: the Cascadia Initiative, a seismic and geodetic experiment studying megathrust earthquakes and other activity associated with the [...]


Tuesday December 29 2015

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Merkley To Hold Town Halls In January

[ January 7, 2016; 9:00 AM; ] Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley will hold town halls in Southern Oregon in early January. He will update constituents on his work in Washington, answer questions and invite suggestions about how to tackle the challenges facing Oregon and America.   “These town hall meetings are crucial to learning what is most important to Oregonians and how I [...]


Tuesday December 29 2015

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Traffic Signals Installed On Coos River Highway

Temporary traffic signals have been installed on the first curve of the Coos River Highway between 10th Court and 12th Avenue. The city of Coos Bay reports that one traffic lane will be open for access through the curve, controlled by a traffic signal for possibly two months. Drivers are asked to slow to 25 [...]


Monday December 28 2015

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Whale Watching Week Starts December 27th

[ December 31, 2015; 1:00 PM; 1:00 PM; ] Visitors to the Oregon coast can watch for migrating whales with trained volunteers during the annual winter Whale Watching Week from December 27th through the 31st, hosted by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. Volunteers with the Whale Watching Spoken Here program will be stationed at 24 sites from 10am to 1pm to help people [...]


Thursday December 24 2015

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Interstate 5: Snow On All Mountain Passes

The Oregon Department of Transportation reports that Interstate 5 travelers in southern Oregon will encounter snow on all mountain passes from the Siskiyou Pass at the California border, north to Canyonville. Expect reduced visibility, accumulating snowfall and temporary stops as ODOT maintenance crews clear I-5. Check chain requirements for each mountain pass before travelling, as [...]


Thursday December 24 2015

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Police Searching For Impaired Drivers This Holiday

Coos County law enforcement is deploying additional police officers over the Christmas and New Years holiday to crack down on drunk drivers. From now through January 6th, police are patrolling the streets in search of impaired drivers. This deployment of additional officers is a joint effort by law enforcement agencies and Oregon Impact.   The Coos Bay [...]


Thursday December 24 2015

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Low Gas Prices Fuel Record Number Of Holiday Travelers

Triple A of Oregon reports that holiday travelers will enjoy the cheapest gas prices since 2008, and those low gas prices are helping to fuel a record number of travelers. Almost one in three Americans will take a trip this holiday season, with many expected to travel 50 miles or more from home between December [...]


Thursday December 24 2015

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