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Wind And High Surf Advisories Issued

A Wind Advisory now in effect until 5pm this afternoon. The National Weather Service reports southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50 mph are possible. Gusts in excess of 60 mph are possible at higher elevations. Winds will increase with the strongest winds in the morning.   A High Surf Advisory is in effect [...]


Thursday April 14 2016

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Update #2: 881 Customers Without Power In Coos Bay, Myrtle Point, Coquille

As of 10:35am, approximately 881 customers are without electricity in Coos Bay, Coquille and Myrtle Point. The estimated time of restoration: as soon as possible. Repairs are underway right now. That number is down from 19,000 earlier this morning. Customers were without power starting late yesterday afternoon. Pacific Power reports that at 5:30pm, high winds [...]


Thursday April 14 2016

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Free Household Waste Collection in Reedsport

[ April 23, 2016; 10:00 AM; 10:00 AM; 10:00 AM; 10:00 AM; ] Residents may dispose of household hazardous waste items for free from 10am to 3pm on Saturday, April 23rd at the intersection of Fir Avenue and 7th Street in Reedsport. Items to be collected include aerosol cans, antifreeze, engine cleaners, fluorescent tubes, herbicides, household batteries, mercury products, motor oil, paint, pesticides, solvents, thermometers, weed killers and [...]


Wednesday April 13 2016

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Veresen Announces Submission Of Request For Rehearing To FERC

Veresen Incorporated announced today that Jordan Cove Energy Project and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline have submitted a request for rehearing of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s order denying their applications in March. The company was seeking two permits for authorization to construct and operate the Jordan Cove LNG terminal on Coos Bay’s North Spit as well [...]


Tuesday April 12 2016

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Phone Scam Alert

Coos County Sheriff’s Office Warns About Phone Scam

Over the last several weeks, the Coos County Sheriff’s Office has taken several fraud reports involving an IRS telephone scam.  The victims are receiving calls from subjects claiming to represent the IRS and claiming the victim is the subject of an IRS tax warrant.  The subjects are requesting payment in the form of gift cards.  [...]


Monday April 11 2016

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Body Recovered From Patty A J

On April 10th, Coos County Deputies responded to the site of the boat accident that had occurred on Coos Bay on March 23rd. Deputies recovered a body from the fishing vessel “Patty AJ”, presumed to be identified as the missing boat Captain, Jerry Lee Barkley. The body was recovered by Michael Smith, a friend [...]


Monday April 11 2016

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Man Dies After Jumping From McCullough Bridge

A man has died after jumping off the McCullough Bridge. Police from North Bend and the Coos County Sheriff’s Department, assisted by the North Bend Fire Department, responded to a 911 report of a man jumping off the North Bend bridge yesterday. The North Bend Fire Department used a boat to recover the man’s body. [...]


Thursday April 7 2016

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Spaghetti Feed To Benefit Myrtle Point High School

The Myrtle Point High School Softball and Baseball teams are hosting a spaghetti feed on Saturday, April 9th. The doors open at 5:30pm for this fundraiser. The night starts off with socializing and the viewing / bidding on items in the silent auction. Dinner starts being served at 6pm. This event is being held at [...]


Wednesday April 6 2016

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Red Cross Holding Blood Drives In April

The American Red Cross encourages donors to give blood this April. Donors of all blood types are needed this spring. To make an appointment, download the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767. The next blood drive will be in Bandon, April 5th from 1 to 6pm at Holy Trinity [...]


Tuesday April 5 2016

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Earthquake Recorded West Of Coos Bay

The United States Geological Survey reports that an earthquake was recorded off the coast of Oregon. The event occurred at approximately 5:50pm yesterday, April 3rd. The USGS recorded the magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 217 miles west northwest from Coos Bay at a depth of 10 kilometers, or 6.2 miles deep. The USGS reports that no [...]


Monday April 4 2016

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