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Free Caregiver Classes Start March 2nd

[ March 2, 2016; 3:00 PM; ] Powerful tools for caregivers are being offered. A series of free classes begin on March 2nd and run for six consecutive Wednesdays through April 6th. Choose afternoons or nights and register for only one series. Afternoons from 3 to 4:30pm, or Nights from 6 to 7:30pm. Classes meet at the Bay Area Community Health and [...]


Friday February 5 2016

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Bite Of Bandon To Benefit Youth Center

[ March 5, 2016; 6:00 PM; ] The Bandon Community Youth Center is a non-profit youth organization providing after school and summer structured programming to students in the Bandon area. New this school year, the Youth Center is offering an after school "Homework Help" program Monday-Thursday adding to other after school workshop-all that will benefit from this event. The Bite of [...]


Thursday February 4 2016

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Zonta Offering Scholarships To Students

Last year, the Zonta Club of the Coos Bay area provided students in the community with more than $10,000 in scholarships. Scholarships are also available for this year. Students can apply for the Zonta scholarships, which include the open and memorial scholarships, and Young Women in Public Affairs, STEM and club scholarships. The deadline for [...]


Thursday February 4 2016

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High Surf Advisory Issued For February 3rd, 10pm

A High Surf Advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service. The Advisory goes into effect at 10pm on Wednesday, February 3rd. It remains in effect until Thursday night at 10pm.   Very high and long period westerly swells will bring breaker heights to around 26 feet. Increasing tonight then below advisory heights late Thursday night. [...]


Wednesday February 3 2016

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Coast Guard Suspends Search For Missing Girl

The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 17-year-old girl who reportedly fell off a cliff and into the water at Cape Kiwanda on Tuesday, February 2nd.   “Despite our best efforts and a multi-agency search, we were unable to locate the missing girl,” said Mr. Greg Merten, operations unit controller at Coast Guard Sector Columbia [...]


Wednesday February 3 2016

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Coast Guard Lifts Closure For Coos Bay Harbor Entrance

The Coast Guard has lifted a three-day Captain of the Port order that restricted vessels with a draft deeper than 20 feet, from navigating the Coos Bay bar entrance due to potential debris in the navigation channel. The restriction was lifted Monday night, February 1st. Two Panamanian-flagged bulk carriers that were affected by the order [...]


Tuesday February 2 2016

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Visiting Student Dies While Swimming

An Ashland man died while swimming in the ocean at Whaleshead Beach State Park in Curry County. 23-year-old Alexander Howell was reportedly swimming in the ocean about 75 yards from shore with a friend, 22-year-old Alex Smith from Medford. According to witnesses, Howell indicated that he needed to go back to shore. Heavy surf and [...]


Tuesday February 2 2016

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Detour On Fairview Road Due To Failed Culvert

The Coos County Road Department has announced that a portion of Fairview Road is closed due to a culvert failure at milepost .17 in Coquille (at the beginning of Fairview Road). They have set up a detour route onto North Collier and 10th Street, but that is only for cars; no trucks are allowed on [...]


Monday February 1 2016

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Florence Police Seeking Assistance In Locating Missing Man

On February 1st at 1:25am, Florence police were called to investigate a missing person at the Regency Florence Rehabilitation Center. The Center reported one of their patients, 85-year-old Doug E. Schug, from Florence had reportedly broken a screen and left the facility.   The area has been searched and Mr. Schug has not been located. Mr. Schug [...]


Monday February 1 2016

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Highway 42 Re-Opened West Of Camas Valley

ODOT reports that Highway 42 re-opened five miles west of Camas Valley, following a closure caused by downed power lines.  


Friday January 29 2016

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