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Art In The Park At Sunset Bay State Park

[ June 4, 2016; 10:00 AM; ] Celebrate State Parks Day at Sunset Bay with free watercolor painting events. June 4th from 10am to 12 Noon and from 1pm to 3pm at the Sunset Bay Picnic area, near the volleyball courts. From 10am to Noon, painters from the Bay Area Artists Association will be leading an instructional session on watercolor painting at [...]


Thursday May 26 2016

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Department Of State Lands Hearing In North Bend

The Oregon Department of State Lands will hold a public hearing to seek comments on two sets of administrative rules governing: 1) the state-owned water way management and leasing program; 2) the establishment of a new General Permit for Navigational Access Maintenance Dredging.   The water way rule making pertains to leases, licenses and registrations for structures [...]


Tuesday May 24 2016

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May Proclaimed Wild Fire Awareness Month

The governors of eight western states have signed a proclamation recognizing May as Wildfire Awareness Month. They encourage all citizens to take steps to better prepare their home and communities for wildfires and work toward becoming a fire-adapted community. This year’s wildfire season is predicted to pose a substantial threat across Oregon. Governor Kate Brown, [...]


Tuesday May 24 2016

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Man Rescued From Cliff Side Near Sunset Bay Park

The Coast Guard rescued a man from a cliff side near Sunset Bay State Park in Charleston. A watchstander at the Coast Guard Station in North Bend was notified at 12:30pm by the Coos County Sheriff’s dispatch. They reported that a man had been trapped on the cliff side by the high tide and had [...]


Monday May 23 2016

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Trendell Named New Superintendent

The Coos Bay School District has a new Superintendent. The Governing Board announced that Bryan Trendell will be the next Superintendent for the District, effective July 1st. Mr. Trendell has worked for the District as a teacher and administrator for the past 18 years, working as a science teacher and as an administrator. He has [...]


Friday May 20 2016

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DEQ Charges Woman For Sewage Discharge In North Bend

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has fined a woman from Sitka, Alaska $27,860 for allowing untreated or partially treated sewage to be discharged onto a property at in North Bend. Inspectors with the DEQ visited the property on December 8th, 2015 and observed at least five recreational vehicles discharging sewage onto the ground. [...]


Friday May 20 2016

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Coos County Election Ballot Drop Sites

Every two years the Oregon Primary Election is held in the even-numbered year on the third Tuesday in May. This year Oregon’s Primary Election is May 17th. New to this election is a new vote tally system, now being used by 7 counties within Oregon, resulting in the majority of Oregon voters voting on ballots [...]


Tuesday May 17 2016

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Find Farm Stands And You-Picks With Oregons Bounty

Now people can use a smart phone to find farm stands, you-pick fields, on-farm festivals, and get driving directions, with ‘Oregon’s Bounty” at www.oregonfb.org. Vegetables, fruit–not to mention a vast array of bedding plants, flowering baskets, and fresh-cut flowers–are favorites of the agricultural bounty of spring. But now you can buy directly from the source. [...]


Monday May 16 2016

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Senators Championed Provisions to Provide Funding For Small Ports

Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced that the Water Resources Development Act was passed out of the Senate Environment and Public Works committee and includes key job creation and funding opportunities for Oregon communities. In particular, the Senators highlighted a three-year extension in the small ports set-aside in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund [...]


Friday May 13 2016

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Heroin Town Hall

Second Heroin / Opiate Town Hall Meeting

[ May 18, 2016; 7:00 PM; ] Coos County Community Corrections and the North Bend Police Department are hosting a second Heroin/Opiate Town Hall meeting at the Mill Casino's Salmon Room on Wednesday, May 18th at 7pm. They will present the work that has been accomplished since November, 2015 with the regular meetings of the Heroin/Opiate Work Group and with all disciplines [...]


Monday May 9 2016

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