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Public Service Announcements
Cook The Books At Coos Bay Library
[ January 15, 2016; 11:30 AM; ] The Coos Bay Library will be offering a new book club starting January 15th. It's called Cooking the Books, a cook book club. The kickoff will be from 11:30am to 12:30pm in the Cedar Room and will then be held on the second Friday of every month. Each month will feature a food theme. [...]
Downed Power Lines On Highway 42
The Oregon Department of Transportation reports that Highway 42-South at Morrison, approximately 2 miles east of Bandon, is down to one lane of travel; the eastbound lane has been affected due to downed power lines. The estimated delay is under 20 minutes. More details as they become available.
Update –Over 570 Residents Without Power In Coos Bay
Pacific Power reports that there now are approximately 570 customers without power as of 6:55am on Thursday, December 10th; that number is down from 828 earlier in the morning. The estimated time of full restoration is unknown at this time. The cause of the outage is due to the heavy winds overnight. Pacific Power crews [...]
Volunteers needed For Money Management Program
During this holiday season, give someone the gift of your time. The Oregon Money Management Program at Coos Elderly Services invites everyone to help make a positive difference in the lives of vulnerable people. You can help to bring someone’s life into balance. Make a big difference in assisting people with money matters in just [...]
High Surf Warning For Coos County
The National Weather Service has issued a High Surf Warning in effect from Thursday, December 10th at 2am until Saturday, December 12th at 2am. West swells will become very high late Wednesday night and build to a peak of 25 to 30 feet on Thursday afternoon. Waves will then remain nearly as high through Friday [...]
Flood Watch For Coast Starts December 10th
A Coastal Flood Watch is in effect from Thursday morning, December 10th, through Friday morning, December 11th. The National Weather Service advises that higher than normal wave action, combined with winds and heavy west swells will lead to tidal levels 1 to 2 feet above normal. West swells of 26 to 29 feet are expected with [...]
Rumeich Is Featured Speaker At Wednesday Business Connection
The Bay Area Chamber of Commerce will host the Wednesday Business Connection on December 9th. This lunch forum gives local business owners and the public a chance to meet and network. This week’s featured speaker will be Tom Rumeich of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, with his presentation about STEP (Salmon and Trout [...]
High Wind Warning Starts December 8th At 4pm
The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning in effect from Tuesday, December 8th at 4pm, through Wednesday, December 9th at 7am. Winds from the south are forecasted to increase to 25 to 40 mph, with gusts up to 60 mph in the afternoon and into the night. Locations include Bandon, Port Orford, [...]
High Wind Warning Until 1pm December 7th
The National Weather Service issued a High Wind Warning, in effect until 1pm on Monday, December 7th. Winds from the south increasing to 25 to 40 mph, with gusts up to 65 mph. Winds will begin to diminish by the afternoon. Locations include Gold Beach, Port Orford, Bandon, Cape Arago and Cape Blanco.
Part Of Coastal Oregon Remains Closed To Harvesting Crab
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Oregon Department of Agriculture are maintaining the closure of all crabbing in the ocean and bays from Heceta Head, north of Florence, to the California border, due to the continued concerns of domoic acid. While laboratory results of recent sampling show domoic acid is below the [...]