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Five People Rescued By Coast Guard

A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued five people stuck on the rocks in Fogarty Creek near Depoe Bay on October 11th. The crew from the Coast Guard air facility in Newport arrived on scene and ferried the people to shore where they were met by ground crews including Coast Guard Station Depoe Bay crew members and [...]


Monday October 13 2014

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Update: Fatal Traffic Crash On Highway 126W Near Veneta

Oregon State Police are continuing their investigation into a single vehicle traffic crash along Highway 126W near Veneta, that occurred on October 10th, turning fatal after the victim was taken to a hospital. The name of the victim has been released. According to reports, on October 10th, a vehicle driven by 80-year-old Jerry J.B. Howell, from [...]


Saturday October 11 2014

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BLM Announces Fee-Free Days for 2015

The Bureau of Land Management, in conjunction with other agencies in the Department of the Interior, will waive recreation-related fees for visitors to the National System of Public Lands on four occasions in 2015 — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (January 19th), Presidents’ Day weekend (February 14th), National Public Lands Day (September 26th), and Veterans [...]


Friday October 10 2014

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Governor Proclaims October Fire Prevention Month

At the request of the Oregon State Fire Marshal to expand Fire Prevention Week into Fire Prevention Month, Governor John Kitzhaber has proclaimed October as Oregon Fire Prevention Month. Oregon’s theme mirrors the national theme – Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives! Test Yours Every Month! “Responsibility for fire safety begins at home,” said State Fire Marshal [...]


Thursday October 9 2014

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ODFW Asks Public To Comment On 2015 Groundfish And Sport Halibut Seasons

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking sport anglers to comment and help shape the 2015 Pacific halibut and groundfish seasons during a meeting in Coos Bay tonight. “This is an opportunity for sport anglers to provide their input on proposed changes to the Pacific halibut catch sharing plan and sport groundfish regulations for [...]


Thursday October 9 2014

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Man Arrested For Unlawful Use Of Weapon

Coos County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call about a dispute between two neighbors over one neighbor’s dogs allegedly killing another’s sheep in the Ridge Road area, north of North Bend. During the investigation police was learned that 55-year-old Adam Hecht, had confronted his neighbor, 77-year-old Fred Joseph Miller at his house with [...]


Tuesday October 7 2014

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Elliott State Forest Alternatives Project

There will be a special meeting of the State Land Board on Wednesday, October 8th, to hear comments from the public regarding ownership and management of the Elliott State Forest. In recent years, revenues from the Elliott State Forest, a land asset of the Common School Fund, have been curtailed because of Endangered Species Act litigation. [...]


Tuesday October 7 2014

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Fatal Motorcycle Crash Near Reedsport

Oregon State Police are continuing their investigation into a fatal crash reported on the afternoon of October 2nd. The preliminary investigation indicates that OSP and the Douglas County Sheriff’s office were notified of the discovery of a man lying next to a motorcycle off an embankment along the north side of Highway 38, twelve miles [...]


Friday October 3 2014

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Meeting Of State Land Board Regarding Elliott State Forest

[ October 8, 2014; 3:00 PM; ] The State Land Board will meet in special session on Wednesday, October 8th, to hear from the public regarding ownership and management of the Elliott State Forest. In recent years, revenues from the forest, a land asset of the Common School Fund, have been curtailed due to Endangered Species Act litigation. As a result, the [...]


Thursday October 2 2014

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DCSO: Man From Coos Bay Reported Missing

  The Douglas County Sheriff’s office is asking for help from the the public in locating a reported missing person. 59-year-old John Ambrosini SR, left his home in Coos Bay on Friday, September 26th, to go for a motorcycle ride to the Roseburg area. He was to return home later that evening. He last spoke to [...]


Tuesday September 30 2014

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