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Governor Orders Flags At Half Staff To Honor Victims

Governor Kate Brown has ordered all flags at Oregon public institutions to be flown at half-staff in honor of the victims of the attack on local law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge. Flags should stay at half-staff until sunset this Friday, July 22nd.   “Violence is not a solution. It offers nothing other than the likelihood of [...]


Tuesday July 19 2016

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Rhythms On The River In Sturdivant Park Coquille

The Rhythms on the River Music Festival is coming to Sturdivant Park in Coquille on Saturday, July 16th from 9am to 10pm. The festival is a free, family-friendly event. Bring a chair and plan to spend the day enjoying the music. Food vendors will be on site. The festival is presented by Suzanne Swan through [...]


Friday July 15 2016

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Search Continues For Missing Persons From Downed Aircraft

The Curry County Sheriff’s office, with the assistance of multiple police agencies and the Coast Guard, continue to search for the small plane and three passengers reported missing on July 5th after taking off from Brookings with a flight plan to Grants Pass. Crews using side scan sonar technology have searched a large area off [...]


Thursday July 14 2016

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Relay For Life Of Coos County Wrap Up

[ August 6, 2016; 12:00 PM; ] On Saturday August 6th at 12 Noon, everyone associated with the Relay for Life of Coos County will gather at Oak Street Park in North Bend (near the College Park Community Church) to wrap up the 2016 Relay For Life season. They will be passing out awards, announcing the event totals, talking about 2017 and [...]


Wednesday July 13 2016

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Port Of Coos Bay Awarded $11 Million Grant For Tunnel Rehabilitation

Oregon Congressman Peter DeFazio announced that the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay is a recipient of an $11 million grant from the Department of Transportation. It is for the rehabilitation of tunnels on the Coos Bay rail line. The money comes from the newly established Fostering Advancements in Shipping and Transportation for the Long-term [...]


Tuesday July 12 2016

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Coquille Police Conducting DUI Enforcement In July

The Coquille Police Department is conducting DUI High Visibility Enforcement, or HVE events during the month of July. Officers will be monitoring motor vehicle traffic for signs of impaired drivers. The Coquille Police Department arrested four impaired drivers during June–with two of the impaired drivers being arrested while working the DUI grant. As a safety [...]


Monday July 11 2016

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Kappelman Issues Statement Regarding Shootings In Dallas

North Bend Police Chief Robert Kappelman issued this statement following the tragedy in Dallas, Texas:   On Thursday, July 7th, officers of the Dallas and Dallas Area Rapid Transit Police Departments stood in protection of the First Amendment rights of citizens of this country. Five of them lost their lives while protecting that freedom.   Our police department offers [...]


Friday July 8 2016

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Smoke From Controlled Burn May Affect Traffic

Fire officials with the Bureau of Land Management are conducting a controlled pasture burn at the Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area on July 7th. The agency is burning approximately 50 acres to improve elk forage and habitat. This prescribed burn is part of the BLM’s yearly efforts to improve grazing conditions at Dean Creek so [...]


Thursday July 7 2016

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Weather Prompts CFPA To Increase Fire Restrictions

Increased fire danger on forest lands has prompted the Coos Forest Protective Association to increase the fire prevention measures on industrial operations. Industrial Fire Precaution Level Two went into effect on July 6th on all lands protected by the CFPA in Regulated Use Zones CS-5 and SK-2. The CFPA defines CS-2 and CS-5 zones [...]


Thursday July 7 2016

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Red Cross Holds Coos County Blood Drives

The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood, urging all eligible donors to give now to replenish a low summer blood supply. Blood donations have fallen short of hospital needs for the past few months. In addition, the 4th of July holiday may have caused many regular donors to postpone donations due [...]


Wednesday July 6 2016

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