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Dedication Of Historical Monument Sept. 20th

On Saturday, September 20th at 10am, E Clampus Vitus© will unveil a historical monument to help keep alive the history of the gold discovered and recovered on Oregon’s beaches beginning in 1852. The dedication site will be on the west side of Highway 101, a short distance north of Sixes River Road, about 5 miles [...]


Wednesday September 17 2014

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Boat Ramp Re-Opens For Fall Salmon Angling

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced the Rooke-Higgins boat ramp re-opened in time for fall Chinook angling. The boat ramp is on the upper tidewater section of the river about seven miles east of Coos Bay. The ramp closed a few years ago when a lease between the former landowner and Coos [...]


Friday September 5 2014

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Couples Can Dance All Night In Coquille

[ September 13, 2014; 7:00 PM; ] Three South Coast Ballroom Dance clubs combine resources for a community couples dance at the Coquille Community Center on Saturday, September 13th. The evening kicks off with a beginning level swing dance taught by certified dance instructor Brett Granstrom at 7pm. Dancing follows from 8pm until the neighbors call to complain about the [...]


Wednesday September 3 2014

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Port of Coos Bay Adds New Staff

The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay recently filled vacant senior staff positions and added additional personnel to assist in project organization, management and implementation, as well as filling vacant security patrol positions at the Port’s Charleston operations. New employees include Paola Avola, Brooke Walton, Makenzie Marineau and Linet Samson at the Port’s administrative [...]


Wednesday September 3 2014

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Update On Fatal Pedestrian Traffic Crash North Of Florence

Oregon State Police continue their investigation into the September 1st fatal pedestrian-involved collision that occurred on Highway 101 about two miles north of Florence. The initial investigation indicates the pedestrian’s action leading to his being struck by a passenger car may have been an intentional act. On September 1st, troopers were dispatched to a reported [...]


Wednesday September 3 2014

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SCINT Makes Drug Arrests In Bandon

Detectives with the South Coast Interagency Narcotics Team executed a search warrant on August 26th at the home of 57-year-old Richard Wilson on Ohio Avenue, Bandon for suspected evidence of delivery, manufacture and possession of methamphetamine, after receiving information of alleged ongoing drug activity at the residence. As a result of the search warrant, SCINT detectives [...]


Tuesday September 2 2014

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Fatal Pedestrian-Involved Crash North Of Florence

Oregon State Police are continuing their investigation into a fatal pedestrian-involved collision on September 1st, that occurred on Highway 101 about two miles north of Florence. The initial investigation indicates the pedestrian’s action leading to his being struck by a passenger car may have been an intentional act. On September 1st at approximately 11:53am, OSP [...]


Tuesday September 2 2014

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AAA Projects Increase In Labor Day Travel

Triple A of Oregon projects the number of Americans traveling this Labor Day holiday weekend will increase 1.3 percent from 2013, with approximately 34.7 million travelers or 10.9 percent of the population taking a trip at least 50 miles away from home. This is the highest volume for the holiday since 2008. In the [...]


Friday August 29 2014

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Art By The Bay Is For The Whole Family

Art By The Bay is this Labor Day weekend, August 30th and 31st, on the waterfront in Winchester Bay. There will be live music in the gazebo, kid’s art, a fishing derby, arts and crafts and more. Enjoy the Plein Air artists create their works of art, food vendors, wineries, lighthouse tours. See [...]


Friday August 29 2014

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Labor Day DUI Taskforce Out This Weekend

Starting on Friday night, August 29th, and continuing through the Labor Day holiday weekend, the Southern Oregon DUI Taskforce, comprised of officers from coastal law enforcement agencies, the Coos County Sheriff’s office, the Coos Bay, North Bend, Coquille and Florence Police Departments will be enforcing motor vehicle laws. Officers will be concentrating on drivers that may [...]


Thursday August 28 2014

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