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Board Of Commissioners Town Hall Meetings

The Coos County Board of Commissioners has scheduled a series of Town Hall meetings in order to take comments from the public on the proposed South Coast Community Foundation. Meetings have been set as follows: Friday, April 11th at 6pm at the Red Lion, 1313 North Bayshore Drive, Coos Bay Saturday, April 12th at 2pm at [...]


Friday April 11 2014

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DOR: Many Oregonians Still Need To File Taxes

The Oregon Department of Revenue is reminding nearly 500,000 Oregonians that they still need to file personal income tax returns by the April 15th filing deadline. That’s only one week away. “Based on last year’s totals, we expect another 470,000 returns by April 15th,” said Megan Denison, Policy and Systems Manager for Revenue. “That’s nearly [...]


Wednesday April 9 2014

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President Declares Disaster In OR For Winter Storm

The President has declared a disaster declaration for Oregon to help recover from damage caused by the severe winter storm in February 2014. FEMA is providing financial assistance for emergency work, and repairs or replacement of public infrastructure in Benton, Lane, Lincoln and Linn counties. The majority of the damages were to public utilities as [...]


Saturday April 5 2014

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Warning Shot Fired At EOCI; Inmates Fighting

At approximately 9:45am on Friday, April 4th, three inmates reportedly engaged in a fight on a recreation yard at Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution. The inmates refused verbal directives to stop fighting, at which time staff administered pepper spray. The inmates continued fighting and a warning shot was fired into a designated safe area. Upon the [...]


Friday April 4 2014

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DEQ Fines Fuel Business In Coquille

The Department of Environmental Quality has issued a fuel shipping business in Coquille, a $1,900 penalty. Ron’s Oil Company received a reminder from the DEQ to pay attention to Oregon’s underground storage tank leak detection requirements. The Coquille company was issued the penalty for using the wrong type of leak detection method to monitor for [...]


Tuesday April 1 2014

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Commercial Drive Tests End At 4 DMV Offices

The Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles will no longer offer commercial driver license skills tests as of April 1st, 2014, at its offices in Southeast Portland, Bend, Roseburg and Coos Bay. The DMV has been phasing out commercial drive tests at its field offices in favor of third-party test providers as part of DMV’s efforts [...]


Tuesday April 1 2014

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ODFW: Public Meetings On Big Game, More

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will host a series of public meetings throughout Oregon in early May to hear public comments on proposals for big game, game bird, and furbearer hunting and trapping seasons. There will be a meeting at the North Bend Library on May 7th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.   ODFW [...]


Monday March 31 2014

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ODFW Offers Training For Angelers

Want to share your love of fishing with others? Join the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s team of volunteer angling instructors. The ODFW is hosting angler instructor training in Brookings on Saturday, March 29th at 10am at the Coast Guard Station, 16133 Boat Basin Drive. This training is open to anyone 18 years or [...]


Saturday March 29 2014

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Oregon Landslide

Heavy rainfall brings slide potential

  SOUTHWEST OREGON – Heavy rainfall Friday in southwest Oregon will bring increased potential for landslides in the mountains. The National Weather Service has issued a flood potential outlook for Coos, Curry and Josephine counties.   Be alert to changing weather conditions throughout the weekend, and use extreme caution when travelling. Watch for signs of a landslide, which [...]


Friday March 28 2014

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Studded Tires

Oregon’s studded tire season won’t be extended past this Monday

  ODOT – Oregon’s studded tire season won’t be extended past Monday, 3/31   Please remove your studded tires by Monday, March 31. Given the current weather forecasts, ODOT does not plan to extend the Oregon studded tire season.   ODOT encourages you to consider other types of traction tires or chains. A study completed in 2000 concluded [...]


Friday March 28 2014

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