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Coast Guard Suspends Search For Missing Girl

The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 17-year-old girl who reportedly fell off a cliff and into the water at Cape Kiwanda on Tuesday, February 2nd.   “Despite our best efforts and a multi-agency search, we were unable to locate the missing girl,” said Mr. Greg Merten, operations unit controller at Coast Guard Sector Columbia [...]


Wednesday February 3 2016

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Coast Guard Lifts Closure For Coos Bay Harbor Entrance

The Coast Guard has lifted a three-day Captain of the Port order that restricted vessels with a draft deeper than 20 feet, from navigating the Coos Bay bar entrance due to potential debris in the navigation channel. The restriction was lifted Monday night, February 1st. Two Panamanian-flagged bulk carriers that were affected by the order [...]


Tuesday February 2 2016

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Visiting Student Dies While Swimming

An Ashland man died while swimming in the ocean at Whaleshead Beach State Park in Curry County. 23-year-old Alexander Howell was reportedly swimming in the ocean about 75 yards from shore with a friend, 22-year-old Alex Smith from Medford. According to witnesses, Howell indicated that he needed to go back to shore. Heavy surf and [...]


Tuesday February 2 2016

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Detour On Fairview Road Due To Failed Culvert

The Coos County Road Department has announced that a portion of Fairview Road is closed due to a culvert failure at milepost .17 in Coquille (at the beginning of Fairview Road). They have set up a detour route onto North Collier and 10th Street, but that is only for cars; no trucks are allowed on [...]


Monday February 1 2016

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Florence Police Seeking Assistance In Locating Missing Man

On February 1st at 1:25am, Florence police were called to investigate a missing person at the Regency Florence Rehabilitation Center. The Center reported one of their patients, 85-year-old Doug E. Schug, from Florence had reportedly broken a screen and left the facility.   The area has been searched and Mr. Schug has not been located. Mr. Schug [...]


Monday February 1 2016

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Highway 42 Re-Opened West Of Camas Valley

ODOT reports that Highway 42 re-opened five miles west of Camas Valley, following a closure caused by downed power lines.  


Friday January 29 2016

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Learn To Start Your Own Business

Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Small Business Development Center is offering everyone a chance to start a business with a workshop called “Ready Set Start Your Business” each week in February. The 2-hour workshop provides information on licensing, business structure, financing, planning, business resources and more. Handouts provide contact information needed to register a business and [...]


Friday January 29 2016

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Highway 42 Closed West of Camas Valley

The Oregon Department of Transportation reports that Highway 42 is closed to all traffic five miles west of Camas Valley due to downed power lines. The utility company is en route. ODOT will reopen a lane as soon as safely possible. More updates as they become available.  


Friday January 29 2016

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Deadline January 31st For Public Comment Period On Filled Lands Rules

In response to requests to extend the public comment period on rule making regarding state-owned historically filled lands, the Oregon Department of State Lands will be accepting comments until January. 31st. Historically filled lands are defined as land created as a result of the placement of artificial fill or deposit atop state-owned submerged or submersible [...]


Friday January 29 2016

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Oklahoma Onstage Starting February 19th

[ February 19, 2016; 7:00 PM; 7:00 PM; 7:00 PM; 7:00 PM; ] The Little Theatre on the Bay presents Oklahoma!, starting Friday, February 19th, running through Sunday, February 28th at the Liberty Theatre, 1200 Sherman Avenue in North Bend. Call for ticket information at 541-756-4336 or 877-756-4336. ​​"Our mission is to cultivate the arts in Coos County". A North Bend High School production.  


Thursday January 28 2016

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