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Two Rescued From Capsized Boat

A Coos Bay man remains in a Portland hospital after the boat he was on capsized in the South Slough Estuary near Charleston. Coos County Sheriffs deputies responded to a call shortly after 6pm on June 30th and found three people in the water. 59-year-old Gary S. Dudley and 28-year-old Jarred F. Yokum of Coos [...]


Tuesday July 1 2014

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BLM To Conduct Pasture Burn At Dean Creek

The Bureau of Land Management will conduct controlled pasture burns at the Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area on July 1st and 2nd. Approximately 100 acres will be carefully burned to improve elk forage and habitat at the popular wildlife viewing area. This prescribed burn is part of the BLM’s yearly efforts to improve grazing conditions [...]


Tuesday July 1 2014

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Oregon Fee Increase for Boaters

Marine Board Approves a Proposed Registered Motorboat Fee Increase

The Oregon State Marine Board met for their quarterly Board meeting on June 25 in Prineville, to discuss the agency’s proposed 2015-2017 budget and consider a recommendation for a motorboat fee increase. The Board also approved two boating facility grant increase requests and elected new Board officers.   Staff briefed the Board on budget preparation and the [...]


Friday June 27 2014

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ODFW: Controlled Hunt Draw Results Available

Hunters who applied for a 2014 fall controlled hunt can find out now if they drew the tag through the Hunting Resources section of ODFW’s website or by calling 503-947-6102. ODFW no longer mails postcard notifications of draw results. This year, the ODFW processed 389,172 controlled hunt applications compared to 381,511 applications last year. A [...]


Friday June 27 2014

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Cub Scout Day Camp At Tugman State Park

All boys who are in K-5th grades are invited to Cub Scout Day Camp, starting August 13th at Tugman State Park, north of Lakeside. Activities will include archery, cooking, fishing, hiking and much more. Regular Cub Scout Day Camp will be Wednesday through Friday. On Saturday, it’s games for the whole family plus a barbeque picnic [...]


Thursday June 26 2014

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Two Persons Die In Coquille Fire

At approximately 1am on June 25th, a fire was reported at the Riversedge RV Park in Coquille. Fire and Police Departments from Coquille responded to find a travel trailer in space 39 was engulfed in flames. According to reports, a 59-year-old occupant was able to escape the trailer and neighbors in the park rescued a child [...]


Wednesday June 25 2014

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Boats Made of Cardboard Race August 9th

[ August 9, 2014; 10:00 AM; ] Just in time to produce a suitable vessel for the Lakeside Cardboard Canoe Race, a workshop will cover construction and includes the materials, tools, and supplies to build your own boat. 10 teams of 5 people each, adults and kids ages 5—14, will be formed by registering in advance with Reedsport Community Charter School’s shop [...]


Thursday June 19 2014

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Riverfront Rhythms Free Concert June 19th

The Umpqua Discovery Center is offering a FREE concert on Thursday, June 19th as a part of their Riverfront Rhythms Concert series. It starts at 6pm featuring the band ‘Timberwolf’. They play Classic Hits, Country, Rock and Roll and more! The concert will be held on the front lawn at the Umpqua Discovery Center, so [...]


Tuesday June 17 2014

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Curry County Septic Services Moving To DEQ Coos Bay

On June 16th, Curry County residents and sanitation professionals seeking permits and licenses for onsite septic system installation, maintenance and repair must call or visit the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality’s regional office in Coos Bay. Curry County’s Public Service Division will no longer operate the Environmental Sanitation program. The Coos Bay DEQ office [...]


Monday June 16 2014

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ODF+W Announces Art Contests To Benefit Habitat And Species Conservation

[ June 13, 2014 10:00 AM to August 29, 2014 5:00 PM. ] The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announces an art contest to select the winning artwork that will be featured on the 2015 Habitat Conservation Stamp and other promotional materials. The winning artist will receive $1,000 and 25 artist prints. The contest is open now and closes at 5pm August 29th. A list of species [...]


Friday June 13 2014

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