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Final Update FBI Investigation Suspicious Letters

On July 27, 2015 multiple government offices received suspicious letters which drew concern they may be contaminated with hazardous materials.   Hazardous material teams responded to these locations as well as investigators from multiple law enforcement agencies. Preliminary testing from the hazardous material teams could not detect any harmful substances.   On July 28, investigators identified Lance T STORM, [...]


Wednesday July 29 2015

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Reedsport Committee To Hold Special Meeting

The City of Reedsport’s Parks and Beautification Committee will be holding a special meeting at 3p.m. on Wednesday July 29th. On the agenda: to consider the permanent placement of a chainsaw carving statue in the public right-of-way. The meeting will be held at the Reedsport City Hall’s conference room, 451 Winchester Avenue.   [...]


Wednesday July 29 2015

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Highway 138 To Reopen East Of Glide Before 10a.m.

The Oregon Department of Transportation reports that Highway 138E (North Umpqua Highway) will reopen east of Glide before 10a.m. on Wednesday, July 29th. Pilot cars and/or flaggers will assist drivers through single-lane traffic control. Expect delays and intermittent closures throughout the day. The second lane will remain closed to aid clean-up efforts from the wildland [...]


Wednesday July 29 2015

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The Buzz On Biz In Coquille

The South Coast Development Council will be hosting their next “The Buzz on Biz” event at the Coquille Community Center on Wednesday, August 5th from 5:30 to 7:30p.m.   Through the Business Retention and Expansion Project implemented by the South Coast Development Council in 2014, SCDC has identified several areas of assistance that local businesses are in [...]


Tuesday July 28 2015

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Anglers Can Shape 2016 Sport Halibut Seasons

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking anglers and the public for input on the 2016 sport halibut seasons and regulations at two public meetings in August. Both meetings will be hosted by the ODFW and start at 6:30p.m.   The locations are on Monday, August 3rd at the North Bend Library, 1800 Sherman Avenue. [...]


Tuesday July 28 2015

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Man Presumed Drowned At Diamond Lake

According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s office, on July 25th at approximately 1240 hours, their 911 center received a call regarding a male subject who had reportedly jumped from a boat into the water at Diamond Lake and had not been seen again.   Marine deputies began searching for the subject but they were unable to find [...]


Monday July 27 2015

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More Than 600 Marijuana Plants Found; Two Arrests Made

The Coos Bay Police Department received information of possible code violations at a commercial building at 712 South 2nd Street in Coos Bay. While looking into the code violations, city personnel received information that there was possibly a large marijuana grow at that location.   On July 21st, police contacted Joshua A. Galbraith and Carrie Jo Galbraith [...]


Friday July 24 2015

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Line Break Shut Down Water In Siltcoos Recreation Corridor

Campers who are staying in Siuslaw National Forest campgrounds along the Siltcoos recreation corridor, 7 miles south of Florence, need to supply their own drinking water due of a break in an underground water line. The break was discovered July 21st, prompting the shutdown of flush toilets, showers and water faucets at recreation sites at [...]


Friday July 24 2015

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Coos County Jail Reduces Bed Limit

Coos County Sheriff Craig Zanni has issued an order that, as of August 1st, the Coos County jail will go to a 49 jail bed limit until further notice. The Sheriff anticipates that this will be only temporary, possibly lasting 90 to 180 days. This decrease from the 98 bed limit is due to [...]


Friday July 24 2015

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Coast Guard Swimmer Harrity Rescues Four From Lifeboat

A Coast Guard rescue swimmer swam 1,750 yards in 5-foot seas and 30-mph winds to rescue four people after their fishing vessel grounded near Cape Blanco. Petty Officer 2nd Class Darren Harrity individually pulled each fisherman in 57 degree water from their life raft to shore, where they were met by EMS.   Watch standers at Coast [...]


Thursday July 23 2015

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