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Oregon’s Energy Facility Siting Council To Hold Public Hearing

The Jordan Cove Liquefied Natural Gas Project is one step closer to reality as the Department of Environmental Quality approved its Air Contaminant Discharge Permit. This certifies that the LNG facility and the South Dunes Power Plant meet clean air quality standards. It’s the project’s first major state-regulated permit to be issued. The [...]


Wednesday June 24 2015

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Timber Lands Closed To The Public

The Menasha Forest Products Corporation has announced that all Pacific West timber lands in Coos, Curry and Douglas counties are closed to the public due to the increased fire danger. This closure went into effect at 12a.m. on June 23rd and will be in effect until a significant amount of rainfall is received. As a [...]


Tuesday June 23 2015

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Coast Guard In Newport Receives Funding

Oregon Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have announced that the Senate Appropriations Committee has provided funding for the Coast Guard helicopter facility in Newport to stay open through September 2016. The funding was included in the Homeland Security appropriations bill for fiscal year 2016. The bill must still be signed by the President for [...]


Monday June 22 2015

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Public Meeting To Discuss Coquille Valley Wildlife Area

[ June 18, 2015; 6:00 PM; ] Anyone who is interested in the Coquille Valley Wildlife Area is welcome to attend a public meeting June 18th in the Owens Building, Coos County Annex, 225 North Adams, Coquille from 6p.m. to 7p.m. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is presenting a draft management plan, answering questions and taking public comments. The draft plan [...]


Wednesday June 17 2015

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Red Cross Needs Blood Donations

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood and help ensure a sufficient blood supply. Donors of all blood types – especially those with types O negative, A negative and B negative – are needed. To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call [...]


Tuesday June 16 2015

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Crash On Highway 101 South Of Reedsport

The Oregon Department of Transportation confirms that a crash has occurred on Highway 101, 2 miles south of Reedsport. As of 8:20a.m., the southbound lane is moving but the northbound lane is blocked. However ODOT flaggers are controlling traffic and allowing passage through the accident zone. The estimated delay is less than 20 minutes. More [...]


Friday June 12 2015

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North Bend And Coos Bay Residents Without Power

Pacific Power has confirmed that approximately 1,732 customers are without power as of 10:30a.m. on Tuesday, June 9th. Areas affected are in North Bend and Coos Bay at zip codes 97420 and 97549. Pacific Power estimates time of restoration of power to be at 1:30p.m. As of now, the cause of the power outtage is [...]


Tuesday June 9 2015

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Safety Tips On Backyard Debris Burning

The Oregon Department of Forestry reminds all Oregonians that May is Wildfire Awareness Month, and the time to reduce the excess vegetation around homes that could pose a wildfire threat. Keep Oregon Green, the ODF, and the Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal urge everyone to consider chipping or recycling yard debris. If burning is [...]


Wednesday May 13 2015

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Coos Bay Farmers Market Open For 2015

The Coos Bay Farmers’ Market is on Central Avenue between Highway 101 South and 4th Avenue. It starts on Wednesday, May 6th and runs every Wednesday from 9a.m. to 3p.m., through October 28th and every Sunday from 9a.m. to 3p.m., August 1st to October 24th. This event features an average of 50 vendors every [...]


Wednesday May 6 2015

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Shutter Creek Inmate Fullmer In Custody–Brown Still At Large

An inmate who escaped April 26th from the Shutter Creek Correctional Institution in North Bend is now in custody in the Coos County jail. Polices arrested Daniel Oliver Fullmer on Monday morning, April 27th near Lakeside. Fullmer was one of two Oregon Department of Corrections inmates who escaped Sunday morning from SCCI in North Bend. [...]


Monday April 27 2015

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