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Cascadia Rising Earthquake Tsunami Exercise

The Oregon Office of Emergency Management, along with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and other local and regional agencies, have been working to develop networks and practices to get earthquake / tsunami alerts and warnings to the public. Oregon is participating in one of the largest regional exercises called Cascadia Rising to test the ability [...]


Monday June 6 2016

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Coos County Sheriff’s Office Warns Of Another Phone Scam

The Coos County Sheriff’s office has received reports of a scam that has been circulating again. The victim receives a telephone call from a person who identifies themselves as “Officer Robert White” of the Coos Bay Police Department. The phone number is 888-539-6917. The officer then proceeds to tell the victim that they have [...]


Wednesday June 1 2016

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Boys Rescued By Off-Duty Coast Guard Fireman And Local Citizen

While visiting the North Jetty near the Siuslaw River in Florence on Saturday afternoon, Fireman Dana Gagliardi, an off-duty member of Coast Guard Siuslaw River, observed a woman screaming about her son in the water. According to reports, her husband ran in from the shoreline to inform the mother the two boys had been sucked [...]


Tuesday May 31 2016

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Ban on Fireworks And Exploding Targets

As Memorial Day approaches, the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service remind everyone that the use of fireworks and exploding targets is prohibited on all BLM-managed public lands and National Forests throughout Oregon. So far this year 288 fires have burned over 1,500 acres. In recent years there have been longer fire seasons [...]


Friday May 27 2016

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Caravan Of Glam Performs Onstage In Coos Bay

[ June 11, 2016; 6:00 PM; ] The Caravan of Glam will perform onstage at the Egyptian Theatre on June 11th for two shows--an all ages show at 6pm and a 21 and older show at 9m. The show is the brainchild of Coos Bay native Justin Buckles, owner of Justin Buckles Productions and Justin Buckles: Talent Agency and Artist Management, based [...]


Friday May 27 2016

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Art In The Park At Sunset Bay State Park

[ June 4, 2016; 10:00 AM; ] Celebrate State Parks Day at Sunset Bay with free watercolor painting events. June 4th from 10am to 12 Noon and from 1pm to 3pm at the Sunset Bay Picnic area, near the volleyball courts. From 10am to Noon, painters from the Bay Area Artists Association will be leading an instructional session on watercolor painting at [...]


Thursday May 26 2016

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Department Of State Lands Hearing In North Bend

The Oregon Department of State Lands will hold a public hearing to seek comments on two sets of administrative rules governing: 1) the state-owned water way management and leasing program; 2) the establishment of a new General Permit for Navigational Access Maintenance Dredging.   The water way rule making pertains to leases, licenses and registrations for structures [...]


Tuesday May 24 2016

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May Proclaimed Wild Fire Awareness Month

The governors of eight western states have signed a proclamation recognizing May as Wildfire Awareness Month. They encourage all citizens to take steps to better prepare their home and communities for wildfires and work toward becoming a fire-adapted community. This year’s wildfire season is predicted to pose a substantial threat across Oregon. Governor Kate Brown, [...]


Tuesday May 24 2016

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Man Rescued From Cliff Side Near Sunset Bay Park

The Coast Guard rescued a man from a cliff side near Sunset Bay State Park in Charleston. A watchstander at the Coast Guard Station in North Bend was notified at 12:30pm by the Coos County Sheriff’s dispatch. They reported that a man had been trapped on the cliff side by the high tide and had [...]


Monday May 23 2016

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Trendell Named New Superintendent

The Coos Bay School District has a new Superintendent. The Governing Board announced that Bryan Trendell will be the next Superintendent for the District, effective July 1st. Mr. Trendell has worked for the District as a teacher and administrator for the past 18 years, working as a science teacher and as an administrator. He has [...]


Friday May 20 2016

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