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Bandon Man Jailed After Parole Violation

Coos County Sheriff’s and Bandon Police responded to 85877 North Fork Road, near Bandon regarding the report of an accidental injury from a firearm at that location. During their investigation, police discovered that 24-year-old Ian Edward Geer had accidentally shot himself in his right hand while putting away a firearm. It was also discovered that [...]


Monday January 25 2016

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Brookings Man Arrested After Search Warrant Served

Detectives with the South Coast Interagency Narcotics Team, assisted by the Brookings Police Department and Curry County Sheriff’s, served a search warrant at 706 6th Street, Brookings, the residence 39-year-old Ryan Teal. The search warrant was the result of an investigation involving the illegal shipment of marijuana and the receiving of drug money from another [...]


Monday January 25 2016

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4.9 Earthquake Recorded Off Oregon Coast

The United States Geological Survey reports that a magnitude four point nine earthquake was recorded off the coast. The activity occurred on Saturday, January 23rd at 6pm, 93 miles west of Bandon, and at 30 kilometers deep. The USGS reports there were no tsunami advisories, watches or warnings issued.  


Monday January 25 2016

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Coast Guard Search Continues For Missing Fishermen

The Coast Guard Air Station North Bend reports that at 9pm on Tuesday, January 19th, a vessel capsized approximately a mile and a half outside the entrance to Coos Bay. Watch standers at the Coast Guard District Command Center were notified of the vessel in distress after picking up a signal from a radio beacon. [...]


Wednesday January 20 2016

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Three Missing After Boat Capsizes Off Coos Bay

The Coast Guard is searching for three fishermen after their vessel capsized more than 1 mile off the entrance to Coos Bay Tuesday. A Coast Guard Air Station North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew along with a Coast Guard Station Coos Bay 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew is on scene searching for the missing fishermen. Watchstanders at [...]


Tuesday January 19 2016

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Power Restored To All Customers

Pacific Power reports that electricity has been restored to all customers in Coos Bay, Empire and surrounding areas. Approximately 261 customers were without power on Sunday night due to strong winds. At it’s peak of damage, 12,834 customers were without power on Saturday, January 17th. Crews from other areas were deployed to repair and replace [...]


Monday January 18 2016

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Man From Gold Beach Dies When Motor Home Crashes

Oregon State Police responded to a reported single vehicle crash on Highway 101, five miles south of Gold Beach on Sunday, January 17th at 11:45am. Police learned that a Gulfstream motorhome was traveling south when it left the road and crashed into the ditch. An OSP officer and an off duty nurse provided CPR to [...]


Monday January 18 2016

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Power Out In Coquille And Coos Bay

Pacific Power reports that approximately 261 Customers in Coos Bay and Coquille are without power. The estimated time of restoration is unknown at this time. The cause for the outage is severe weather. Crews are on site and repairs are underway. A strong wind storm early Saturday morning caused significant damage to Pacific Power’s electrical [...]


Monday January 18 2016

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Flood Warning For Coquille River At Coquille

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the Coquille River at Coquille, until Tuesday afternoon. At 4:30am, Monday, January 18th, the stage was 20.7 feet. (flood stage is 21 feet). The river is forecast to rise above flood this morning and remain above flood stage through tonight before lowering below flood stage [...]


Monday January 18 2016

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Update: Restoration of Power By 4pm January 16th

Pacific Power has updated the estimated time of restoration of power to Coos Bay and surrounding areas by approximately 4pm on Saturday, January 16th. The cause for the outages has been determined to be due to severe weather. As of 1pm, 8,004 customers are without power–that number is down from 12,980 earlier in the morning. [...]


Saturday January 16 2016

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