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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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Update: Crews Working To Restore Power

Power is out for approximately 12,496-—that number is down from 12,834 customers at 9:30am Saturday, January 16th. Pacific Power reports that affected areas include Coos Bay and the Empire area. As of 12:10pm, crews are on the scene with the estimated time of restoration at approximately 1pm, but it could take longer depending on the [...]


Saturday January 16 2016

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Showers And Possible Thunderstorms Could Affect Power

Showers and possible thunderstorms are forecasted before 4pm, Saturday, January 16th. The National Weather Service reports a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. High near 55. South southwest winds at 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall accumulations between a tenth and quarter [...]


Saturday January 16 2016

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Governor Brown Announces Increase In Minimum Wage

Oregon Governor Kate Brown has announced her plan to increase the minimum wage state-wide. The proposal was developed after conversations with stakeholders in the public and private sectors. The plan will be brought for debate during the legislative session next month. Brown said “the costs of essentials such as food, child care, and rent are [...]


Thursday January 14 2016

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Port Contract Negotiations Successful With ILWU

The Port of Coos Bay and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 12 finished contract negotiations that are now in effect. Port of Coos Bay’s maintenance and security staff have been supported by the union since the late 1990s. The negotiations revisited the original contract that was made five years ago to update and [...]


Wednesday January 13 2016

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High Wind And High Surf Warnings

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning, in effect from 1pm on Tuesday, January 12th to 4am Wednesday, January 13th. South winds are forecasted at 45 to 55 mph with gusts up to 70mph possible. Stronger winds are possible along capes and head lands. Winds will increase Tuesday afternoon, peaking in the [...]


Tuesday January 12 2016

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Lions Club Chili Cook Off In Lakeside

[ February 19, 2016; 11:00 AM; 11:00 AM; 11:00 AM; 11:00 AM; 11:00 AM; 11:00 AM; ] The Lakeside Lions are hosting a Chili Cook Off on Saturday, February 19th. The cost to enter is $20.00. They are hoping that out of the 20 entries they can get 5 different fire departments in the southern coastal area to compete against each other. Register or email at lakesidelionsclubdistrict36@gmail.com.There will be corn bread and [...]


Tuesday January 12 2016

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Volunteers Sought For Reserve Deputy Program

The Coos County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a few good citizens to serve in their Reserve Deputy Sheriff Program. This is a volunteer position as a sworn Reserve Deputy Sheriff. Successful applicants will partner with full time deputies to patrol the roads, waterways, dunes and forests. Or working in dispatch or corrections to help [...]


Tuesday January 12 2016

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