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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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Local Band ‘Soul Pie’ Plays Free Concert In Reedsport

Free concerts are being offered Thursday nights in July. Everyone is welcome to enjoy Riverfront Rhythms during the 2015 summer concert series. Live music is being performed on the waterfront at the Umpqua Discovery Center, 409 Riverfront Way in Reedsport.   On Thursday, July 9th starting at 6p.m., the bluesy R&B sounds of local favorites Soul Pie [...]


Thursday July 9 2015

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Western Snowy Plover Restrictions In Place Until September 15th.

Visitors to area beaches are reminded that the Western snowy plover nesting season restrictions remain in place until September 15th, 2015. Violators who put vulnerable eggs and young of this federally threatened shorebird at risk may be ticketed and fined.   Western snowy plover nesting areas in Oregon are managed by the Forest Service, Oregon Parks and [...]


Tuesday July 7 2015

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Program Will Replace Culverts On Highways 38 And 101

Intermittent delays should be expected for the next four years on Oregon Highways 38 and 101 as construction begins on a pilot program to repair or replace more than 150 culverts in Coos and Douglas Counties. The Oregon Department of Transportation reports that many of the culverts are aging and damaged, backing up in heavy [...]


Tuesday July 7 2015

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Woman Found Dead In Residence; Boyfriend Charged With Murder

Douglas County Deputies responded to the 400 block of West B Avenue in Drain on Saturday, July 4th. A man had called for help regarding a female who was bleeding at the residence. Deputies contacted 52-year-old Gregory L. Solberg, who told them that 45-year-old Tonya Marie Fullen, his girlfriend, was in the residence and had [...]


Monday July 6 2015

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Learn About Oregon Nearshore Strategy At Public Meetings

[ July 7, 2015; 6:30 PM; 6:30 PM; 6:30 PM; 6:30 PM; 6:30 PM; ] The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is hosting two public meetings to get input on a draft revision of the Oregon Nearshore Strategy, a non-regulatory planning document that provides a conservation blueprint for actions that benefit Oregon’s marine species and habitats.   The two meetings are scheduled for July 7th in North Bend at 6:30p.m. at [...]


Thursday July 2 2015

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Lane Closure On Umpqua River Bridge

The Oregon Department of Transportation reports that traffic on Highway 101 at the Umpqua River Bridge is being affected by construction work. From July 1st until Thursday night, July 2nd, drivers should expect lane closures and delays on the Umpqua River Bridge at the north end of Reedsport. Flaggers will provide traffic control. The lane [...]


Wednesday July 1 2015

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