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Art By The Bay Is For The Whole Family

Art By The Bay is this Labor Day weekend, August 30th and 31st, on the waterfront in Winchester Bay. There will be live music in the gazebo, kid’s art, a fishing derby, arts and crafts and more. Enjoy the Plein Air artists create their works of art, food vendors, wineries, lighthouse tours. See [...]


Friday August 29 2014

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Labor Day DUI Taskforce Out This Weekend

Starting on Friday night, August 29th, and continuing through the Labor Day holiday weekend, the Southern Oregon DUI Taskforce, comprised of officers from coastal law enforcement agencies, the Coos County Sheriff’s office, the Coos Bay, North Bend, Coquille and Florence Police Departments will be enforcing motor vehicle laws. Officers will be concentrating on drivers that may [...]


Thursday August 28 2014

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DHHS Awards Funds To North Bend CHC

Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley has announced the Department of Health and Human Services has awarded over $900,000 to community health centers in Medford, North Bend, Clackamas County and Multnomah County to improve the facilities, allow for new construction and deliver better coordinated care. The funding will help expand and improve the design of several CHCs [...]


Thursday August 28 2014

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Reedsport Volunteer Fire Dept Open House

The Reedsport Volunteer Fire Department invites everyone to their 8th Open House on Saturday, September 13th. Come to the Fire Station at 2680 Frontage Road in Reedsport starting at 11am. Watch a vehicle extrication demonstration at 12 Noon, kids can enjoy rides on the fire engine, plus hot dogs, hamburgers, chips and soda for [...]


Wednesday August 27 2014

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3 Flags Seat Belt Campaign Through Sept. 7th

The Coos County Sheriff’s office is joining other law enforcement agencies throughout the state in a two week long seat belt enforcement campaign. State Sheriff’s offices, Oregon State Police and local police will be working to increase proper safety belt and child car seat use during a traffic enforcement “blitz” from August 25th through September [...]


Tuesday August 26 2014

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August 26th Meeting On Proposed Rule Restricting Smoking On Beaches

Proposed rules that would restrict smoking of tobacco products on the ocean shore recreation areas will be open for public comment through August 29th. Comments will be taken by email, and through public hearings in August. Rules that restrict smoking on Oregon state park properties were approved in February by the Oregon State Parks and [...]


Tuesday August 26 2014

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Merkley Pledges To Keep Fighting For Small Port Dredging Funds

Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley spoke at the recent Oregon Coast Economic Summit, highlighting his work for Oregon’s coastal communities and promising to keep pushing to maximize funds for small port dredging, a major driver of coastal economies and an important source of jobs. In a press release from August 22nd, it was noted that [...]


Monday August 25 2014

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Update On Missing NB Man; Found Alive And Safe

A missing North Bend man has been located and is alive and safe. On August 18th, Search and Rescue members with the help of 2 K-9 teams located 56-year-old Robert Peter Palmer in the area of Elk Point Road, off of Winchester Road, off of Highway 101. Mr. Palmer was alive but weak and [...]


Tuesday August 19 2014

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Police Search For Suspect’s Father After Shooting

The Coos County Sheriff’s office received several 911 calls regarding multiple gun shots at Bastendorf Beach during the early morning hours of August 19th. Upon arrival, deputies found at least five vehicles that had been shot. In one vehicle in the parking lot at the south jetty, the officers found the body of an adult [...]


Tuesday August 19 2014

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Oregon Triple A : Gas Prices Holding Steady

The national average is decreasing, but the Oregon average is holding steady. Triple A of Oregon reports that gas prices are decreasing or holding steady in most cities this week, despite conflicts in oil producing countries and declining domestic refinery production. The national average for unleaded goes down one-and-a-half cents this week to $3.47 [...]


Friday August 15 2014

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