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SOLVE Volunteers Clear Debris From Beaches

More than 5,000 volunteers removed 62,500 pounds of marine debris from beaches throughout Oregon on March 28th. The annual SOLVE Spring Oregon Beach Cleanup has been an Oregon tradition for 30 years; the twice-annual coast-wide beach cleanups have seen nearly 240,000 SOLVE volunteers remove an estimated 3.2 million pounds of trash from our beaches since [...]


Monday March 30 2015

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Capsized Boat At Rogue River; One Person Dead

The Curry County Sheriff’s Office received two 911 calls from witnesses to a boating accident at the mouth of the Rogue River on March 28th. The callers reported that an eighteen foot boat with two subjects had capsized near the north jetty as it was attempting to cross the bar. The bar was breaking [...]


Monday March 30 2015

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Studded Tire Season Ends March 31st

The Oregon Department of Transportation is asking all drivers to remove their studded tires by the end of the day Tuesday, March 31st. Given current weather forecasts, ODOT does not plan to extend the Oregon studded tire season. ODOT encourages drivers to consider other types of traction tires or chains. A recent study concluded that [...]


Thursday March 26 2015

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“Clueless In The Ballroom” At Sprague Theatre

The Sprague Community Theatre presents a classically classic whodunit in which murder Is a-foot by Rebeca Jones. The performance is onstage March 27th through the 29th. Tickets for Clueless In The Ballroom are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and $5 for students. Ticket outlets: Bandon Ace Hardware and Radio Shack and Bandon Mercantile. The setting [...]


Thursday March 26 2015

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Coos County Re-Appraisals At End Of March

The Coos County Assessor’s Office announces the start of the 2015 reappraisal of Coos County residential properties. Reappraisals are done to ensure the accuracy of the inventory in the assessor’s records and to check that assessment values are indicative of the market. Since the 1997 passage of Measure 50 eliminated a mandatory reappraisal, [...]


Wednesday March 25 2015

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Employer Council to Hold Seminar April 11th

[ April 15, 2015; 7:30 AM; ] The Oregon Employer Council South Coast is hosting a seminar on Thursday April 15th. The seminar is titled, Toss That Trash: How To Clear Your Mind and Jump start Your Life. The presenter is Steve Kaufman, a nationally known presenter who will be discussing how to clear the garbage we carry around with us in [...]


Wednesday March 25 2015

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Myrtle Point Waste Water Plant Inundated By Storm Water

Due to the recent rainfall the city of Myrtle Point’s waste water plant was inundated by a surge of storm water from inflow and infiltration into the sewage collection system. The waste water plant does not have the capacity to treat the amount of storm water and therefore waste water was bypassed to the Coquille [...]


Tuesday March 24 2015

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High Wind Warning Issued For March 23rd

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning in effect from 5p.m. on Monday, March 23rd, through 5a.m. on Tuesday, March 24th. Winds from the south are forecasted at 40 to 45 mph with gusts up to 65 mph. Winds will increase Monday afternoon, reaching a peak by Monday night then diminishing by Tuesday [...]


Monday March 23 2015

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North Bend Medical Center To Be Smoke-Free May 1st

More comprehensive tobacco policies at North Bend Medical Center will be initiated on May 1st. The new policies will prohibit cigarettes and all other smoking products, including e-cigarettes and other nicotine delivery products, from being used on properties owned and operated by North Bend Medical Center. With guidance and support from local health leaders, North [...]


Wednesday March 11 2015

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Curry County Police Investigating Pursuit Involving Officer Shooting

Oregon State Police report that shortly after 11p.m., on Sunday, March 8th, a Brookings Police Department officer attempted to stop a silver, 1982 Honda Civic, for a traffic violation in Brookings. The vehicle fled north on Highway 101 from Brookings until it turned west on House Rock View Point Road, which dead ends. As two [...]


Monday March 9 2015

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