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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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Whale Watch Week Along The Coast

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department announces that now through March 29th is when gray whales cruise north on their spring migration. Gray whale numbers usually peak around the last week in March and in time for the Spring Whale Watch Week. Nearly 160 gray whales pass along the coast each day and whale watchers [...]


Friday March 28 2014

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Heroin, Meth Operation Dismantled By LINT

Two people were arrested when the Lincoln Interagency Narcotics Team served search warrants at two locations and seized a large quantity of heroin and methamphetamine, firearms, and a large amount of currency. LINT detectives served the search warrant in the 400 block of 7th Street in Newport. The search led to the seizure of evidence [...]


Thursday March 27 2014

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SOLVE Looking For Earth Day Volunteers

Every April, the world celebrates Earth Day. And while many in our communities want to help, they are unsure of what they can do. SOLVE, the state wide environmental non-profit, is calling for volunteers to participate in the annual SOLVE IT for Earth Day event on April 26th, one of the largest Earth Day events [...]


Thursday March 27 2014

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ODFW: Shed Hunt Responsibly To Protect Game

This time of year, many Oregonians head outdoors to look for the antlers that have been shed by male deer and elk. Deer usually shed theirs from late December through March, and elk from late February through early April. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife reports that this time period is also a critical one [...]


Tuesday March 25 2014

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Police Training In Reedsport

The Reedsport Police Department has announced that there will be police training at the Reedsport Community Charter School on March 25th. The school is at Highway 101 and Longwood Drive. The Department is taking advantage of the empty campus during spring break to conduct valuable training. The training will take place between 8am and 4pm [...]


Tuesday March 25 2014

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