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BLM Extends Oregon Planning Comment Period

The Bureau of Land Management announced that it will extend the public comment period for the Draft Resource Management Plan /Environmental Impact Statement for western Oregon. The comment period that was originally slated to end on July 23rd, will now end on August 21st. “We heard from well over 30 organizations, elected officials, counties and [...]


Wednesday July 15 2015

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Crews In Reedsport Working To Fix Broken Water Valve

The city of Reedsport received a notification from the general contractor working at the 76 station at 1070 Highway 101, that a water shutoff valve was broken as a result of construction activities.  Crews have been dispatched to repair the damage.  In order to isolate the area for effective repairs, the water service that supplies [...]


Tuesday July 14 2015

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Coast Guard Medevacs Fishing Vessel Captain

A Coast Guard boat crew rescued the captain of a fishing vessel who was reportedly suffering from a stroke 27 miles off Gold Beach. Sector North Bend watch standers received a call at 10:40a.m. on July 10th from a crew member aboard the 46-foot fishing vessel Flying Finn stating that his captain was suffering a possible [...]


Tuesday July 14 2015

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Health Advisory Issued For Soft Shell Clams

The Oregon Health Authority has issued a health advisory for the Oregon Coast for soft shell clams due to the fact that they contain high levels of naturally occurring arsenic. The advisory is most important for people who dig their own clams and target the specific species Mya arenaria, since these clams are not [...]


Tuesday July 14 2015

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Update On Deaths In Norway Fire

A press release from the Coos County Sheriff’s office reports that on July 10th, at approximately 7:51a.m., Coos County Sheriff’s Deputies, Coquille and Myrtle Point Police Officers responded with Coquille and Myrtle Point Fire Departments to the report of a structure fire at 54287 Old Highway 42, Myrtle Point.   The fire accelerated quickly through the [...]


Tuesday July 14 2015

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Coos County Vector Control Advisory Committee

The next VCAC meeting is scheduled for Thursday July 16th at 5:30 pm. This meeting will be conducted in the parking lot of the USFWS Bandon Marsh Ni-les‘tun Unit overlook on North Bank Lane. This outdoor meeting will provide USFWS staff the opportunity to show those attending the changes made to the property over the [...]


Monday July 13 2015

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Elm Street Sewer Line Construction In Reedsport

Crews start work on Monday, July 13th on replacing approximately 700 feet of sewer line in Reedport. It will begin at Elm and 2nd Avenue and extend east along Elm almost to the storm water pump station.  It is anticipated this work will take approximately 3 weeks.   There will be trenching, pipe replacement, backfill and compaction [...]


Monday July 13 2015

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Planned Power Outage For Drain

Douglas County Emergency Communications received information from Bonneville Power that there is a planned power outage for the city of Drain starting sometime between 10:30p.m. to Midnight on Saturday, July 11th through to approximately 10a.m. on Sunday, July 12th. Only the city limits of Drain will be affected. They also advised that a second planned [...]


Friday July 10 2015

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Oregon Marine Board: Use Good Judgement

Summer is boating season, compelling people to visit Oregon’s waterways to cool off and escape the heat. Boating started early with a warm spring, so when heading out to the water, bring your boat and your gear, but don’t forget good judgment.   Good judgment could be the difference between a great day on the water and [...]


Thursday July 9 2015

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Employers Report Increase In Job Vacancies

Oregon businesses reported 53,300 vacancies in the spring of 2015. That’s the largest number of vacancies ever captured by the Oregon Job Vacancy Survey, and an increase of 6,400 vacancies from the prior year. The growing number of vacancies reflects continued strength in Oregon’s labor market.   The Oregon Employment Department reports that the ratio of unemployed [...]


Thursday July 9 2015

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