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Governor Proclaims October Fire Prevention Month

At the request of the Oregon State Fire Marshal to expand Fire Prevention Week into Fire Prevention Month, Governor John Kitzhaber has proclaimed October as Oregon Fire Prevention Month. Oregon’s theme mirrors the national theme – Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives! Test Yours Every Month! “Responsibility for fire safety begins at home,” said State Fire Marshal [...]


Thursday October 9 2014

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ODFW Asks Public To Comment On 2015 Groundfish And Sport Halibut Seasons

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking sport anglers to comment and help shape the 2015 Pacific halibut and groundfish seasons during a meeting in Coos Bay tonight. “This is an opportunity for sport anglers to provide their input on proposed changes to the Pacific halibut catch sharing plan and sport groundfish regulations for [...]


Thursday October 9 2014

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Man Arrested For Unlawful Use Of Weapon

Coos County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call about a dispute between two neighbors over one neighbor’s dogs allegedly killing another’s sheep in the Ridge Road area, north of North Bend. During the investigation police was learned that 55-year-old Adam Hecht, had confronted his neighbor, 77-year-old Fred Joseph Miller at his house with [...]


Tuesday October 7 2014

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Elliott State Forest Alternatives Project

There will be a special meeting of the State Land Board on Wednesday, October 8th, to hear comments from the public regarding ownership and management of the Elliott State Forest. In recent years, revenues from the Elliott State Forest, a land asset of the Common School Fund, have been curtailed because of Endangered Species Act litigation. [...]


Tuesday October 7 2014

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Fatal Motorcycle Crash Near Reedsport

Oregon State Police are continuing their investigation into a fatal crash reported on the afternoon of October 2nd. The preliminary investigation indicates that OSP and the Douglas County Sheriff’s office were notified of the discovery of a man lying next to a motorcycle off an embankment along the north side of Highway 38, twelve miles [...]


Friday October 3 2014

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Meeting Of State Land Board Regarding Elliott State Forest

[ October 8, 2014; 3:00 PM; ] The State Land Board will meet in special session on Wednesday, October 8th, to hear from the public regarding ownership and management of the Elliott State Forest. In recent years, revenues from the forest, a land asset of the Common School Fund, have been curtailed due to Endangered Species Act litigation. As a result, the [...]


Thursday October 2 2014

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DCSO: Man From Coos Bay Reported Missing

  The Douglas County Sheriff’s office is asking for help from the the public in locating a reported missing person. 59-year-old John Ambrosini SR, left his home in Coos Bay on Friday, September 26th, to go for a motorcycle ride to the Roseburg area. He was to return home later that evening. He last spoke to [...]


Tuesday September 30 2014

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Tips To Protect Oregonians From ID Theft

According to a survey by the AARP Fraud Watch Network, there are 10 things Oregonians do to put them at increased risk for identity theft. The survey shows common mistakes people make that put them at risk for having their identity stolen or their financial accounts compromised. After hours of video interviews with a convicted [...]


Monday September 29 2014

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United Way “Give Where You Live” Campaign

The United Way of Southwestern Oregon is holding its annual “Give Where You Live” fundraising campaign from now through the end of December, 2014. The United Way is raising money in Coos and Curry Counties to support services provided by local non-profit programs and has a goal of $200,000. This year’s campaign chair is Jeff [...]


Friday September 26 2014

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Hamman In Custody After Resisting Arrest

A North Bend man is in custody after attempting to elude police. On September 24th, Coos County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a theft at a restaurant in Charleston. During their investigation, deputies obtained a video of a man stealing a computer and a cell phone. Deputies were not initially able to [...]


Thursday September 25 2014

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