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Coos Bay Man Gets Sentenced To Prison

Michael Eugence Hockema has been sentenced to twenty-six months in prison; the sentence stemming from two incident dates. In June 2013, Coos County Dunes Deputies and a United States Forest Service Officer made contact with Hockema in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. An investigation commenced after deputies saw the defendant in possession of a [...]


Thursday September 25 2014

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Timberlands Opened to Public

Effective at 7am, Tuesday, September 23rd, all Menasha Forest Products Corporation and Pacific West Timber timberlands in Coos, Douglas, and Curry Counties will re-open to the public for walk-in hunting. As a reminder, all Menasha and Pacific West lands are closed year round to motorcycles, 4-wheelers and ATV’s of any kind. Such unauthorized access will be [...]


Tuesday September 23 2014

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And The Winner Is….Karissa Thomas

After surviving six elimination rounds, four of 15 competitors strived for the title of Bay Area Teen Idol on Saturday, September 20th in Coos Bay. It is Coos and Western Douglas Counties premiere vocal competition for teens from 13 to 18 years of age. The winner was 16-year-old Karissa Thomas of North Bend, a Junior [...]


Monday September 22 2014

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Recent Rainfall Lowers Fire Levels

Weather changes have brought cooler conditions to the Coos Forest Protective Association. The reduced fire danger levels are allowing fire mangers to lower fire levels within the district. Lands protected by CFPA within regulated use areas CS-1, CS-2, CS-4, CS-5, SK-1 and SK-2 will lower to a Level II. Changes are effective [...]


Friday September 19 2014

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Kitzhaber Proclaims Sept. 19th POW-MIA Recognition Day

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber has proclaimed September 19th, to be POW-MIA Recognition Day. The proclamation honors the service and sacrifice of American military personnel who have either been captured, held as prisoners of war, or who remain missing in action. Oregon’s observance will coincide with the National POW-MIA Recognition Day that is celebrated annually on [...]


Friday September 19 2014

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ODOT: Scotsburg Bridge Closed Due To Crash.

The Oregon Department of Transportation reports that a crash has occurred on Highway 38, approximately 16 miles east of the intersection with Highway 101,(east of Reedsport.) At 9am on September 18th, ODOT reports that the Scottsburg Bridge is blocked by a commercial truck crash. More information will released as it become available. Traffic updates at [...]


Thursday September 18 2014

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Street Overlay Project In Reedsport

The City of Reedsport will be performing a street overlay project in the area of Bowman Road and the lower section of South Hill Drive on Wednesday, September 17th – and is scheduled to complete the work on Thursday, September 18th, weather permitting. In order for this project to be successfully performed in as [...]


Wednesday September 17 2014

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Dedication Of Historical Monument Sept. 20th

On Saturday, September 20th at 10am, E Clampus Vitus© will unveil a historical monument to help keep alive the history of the gold discovered and recovered on Oregon’s beaches beginning in 1852. The dedication site will be on the west side of Highway 101, a short distance north of Sixes River Road, about 5 miles [...]


Wednesday September 17 2014

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Boat Ramp Re-Opens For Fall Salmon Angling

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced the Rooke-Higgins boat ramp re-opened in time for fall Chinook angling. The boat ramp is on the upper tidewater section of the river about seven miles east of Coos Bay. The ramp closed a few years ago when a lease between the former landowner and Coos [...]


Friday September 5 2014

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Couples Can Dance All Night In Coquille

[ September 13, 2014; 7:00 PM; ] Three South Coast Ballroom Dance clubs combine resources for a community couples dance at the Coquille Community Center on Saturday, September 13th. The evening kicks off with a beginning level swing dance taught by certified dance instructor Brett Granstrom at 7pm. Dancing follows from 8pm until the neighbors call to complain about the [...]


Wednesday September 3 2014

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