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Learn About The Oregon Nearshore Strategy At Two ODFW Public Meetings

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 on July 7th in North Bend at 6:30p.m. at [...]


Tuesday June 30 2015

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Results Of High Visibility Traffic Enforcement

The Curry County Sheriff’s Office participated in a High Visibility Traffic Enforcement from May 19th through June 16th. During that time period, one driver was arrested for DUI as a result of a traffic crash. Other citations were issued for various traffic violations; to include reckless driving and no insurance. A total of 13 [...]


Tuesday June 30 2015

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Multiple Vehicle Crash On Highway 38 Takes Life Of California Woman

On June 28th at 3p.m., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a multiple vehicle crash on Highway 38 east of Reedsport.   According to OSP reports, a 2009 Nissan Cube, operated by 35-year-old Sarah E Wright, of Palm Springs, CA, was traveling west on Highway 38 when it crossed the center [...]


Monday June 29 2015

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Body Found At Empire Identified

Coos County District Attorney R. Paul Frazier has released a press release stating that the body of the deceased adult white male found near the Empire Waste Water Treatment Facility at 1:14a.m. on June 27th, has been identified as 49-year-old Forest Franklin Martin. Frazier states that Martin was believed to be a transient with no [...]


Saturday June 27 2015

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Sprague Theater Presents “Peter Pan”

[ July 10, 2015; 7:00 PM; ] New Artists Productions, the South Coast’s youth theater program, is presenting Peter Pan and the Magic Crystal for their Summer musical at the Sprague Community Theater over two weekends starting July 10th. This version of Peter Pan was written by Dan Almich, cofounder of New Artists, with assistance from Caleb Shupe. The original musical score, written [...]


Friday June 26 2015

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Lenhart Sentenced On Multiple Charges

On June 25th, Charles Codi Lenhart was sentenced to 90 months in prison after he pled guilty to First Degree Robbery, Second Degree Criminal Mischief, Third Degree Robbery and Criminal Forfeiture. Co-defendant Jessica Toepfer was sentenced earlier this week. On April 16th, Coos County Sheriffs Deputies responded to Frontage Road in Myrtle Point to a report [...]


Friday June 26 2015

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Industrial Fire Restrictions Increase

The Coos Forest Protective Association announces that increased fire danger on forest lands has prompted increased fire prevention measures on industrial operations. Industrial Fire Precaution Level Two takes effect on Thursday, June 25th, on all lands protected by the CFPA within Regulated Use Zones CS-2, CS-5, SK-1 and SK-2. Precaution Level Two prohibits blasting, [...]


Thursday June 25 2015

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Emergency Restrictions For Umpqua River Protect Wild Summer Steelhead

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announces that, effective now, an emergency regulation protects wild summer steelhead and a temporary rule better defines fall and spring Chinook angling in the Umpqua River. Temporary rule – Umpqua River from tips of jetties to confluence of the North and South Umpqua rivers. This temporary rule change was [...]


Wednesday June 24 2015

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Oregon’s Energy Facility Siting Council To Hold Public Hearing

The Jordan Cove Liquefied Natural Gas Project is one step closer to reality as the Department of Environmental Quality approved its Air Contaminant Discharge Permit. This certifies that the LNG facility and the South Dunes Power Plant meet clean air quality standards. It’s the project’s first major state-regulated permit to be issued. The [...]


Wednesday June 24 2015

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Timber Lands Closed To The Public

The Menasha Forest Products Corporation has announced that all Pacific West timber lands in Coos, Curry and Douglas counties are closed to the public due to the increased fire danger. This closure went into effect at 12a.m. on June 23rd and will be in effect until a significant amount of rainfall is received. As a [...]


Tuesday June 23 2015

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