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DOF Increases Fire Restrictions

The Oregon Department of Forestry has increased restrictions on forest activities due to rising fire danger starting July 11th. The “Regulated Use” closure is geared to reduce the chance of wildfires starting from public activities in forested areas. The restrictions ban the following activities: - Smoking in the forest except in closed vehicles - Campfires outside [...]


Friday July 11 2014

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CCPH Offers Survey To Identify Barriers

Attention residents of Coos County! The Coos County Public Health Department would like hear from you. Please fill out the 2 minute survey to help identify gaps and barriers to receiving health services. Take a moment to share your knowledge and experiences so the CCPH can better meet the needs of the community. All surveys [...]


Friday July 11 2014

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Motorcycle Accident Kills Reedsport Man

Members of the Douglas County Sheriff’s office responded to a fatal accident on Camp Creek Road near Loon Lake in Scottsburg. According to reports, on July 4th, 21-year-old Chad Raymond Davenport was camping with friends. Davenport left the camp on a friend’s Yamaha dirt bike to go for a quick ride. When Davenport did not [...]


Tuesday July 8 2014

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ODFW: Sturgeon Retention Starts July 11th

Officials with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced that the Bonneville Pool will re-open for sturgeon retention on July 11-12 and July 18-19. On these days the mainstem Columbia River from Bonneville Dam to The Dalles Dam will be for the retention of sturgeon between 38-inches and 54-inches fork length. Sturgeon fishing (retention and [...]


Monday July 7 2014

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Relay For Life Teams Raised $180,000

Coos County teams raised more than $180,000 for the American Cancer Society following the South Coos County Relay held over the weekend of June 28th in Coquille. South Coos County raised $81,000 with more donations still coming in. The top fundraising team was Natalie’s Cancer Warriors raising $25,000 for the Coquille Relay. The team was [...]


Tuesday July 1 2014

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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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