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Power Outages Reported In Bandon

Pacific Power reports that approximately 740 customers are without power in Bandon as of 12:10pm on Saturday, October 15th. Crews are on the scene now; the estimated time of restoration is not known at this time. The cause is under investigation. More details as they become available.  


Saturday October 15 2016

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North Bend Coast Guard Rescues Man West Of Port Orford

Coast Guard crews rescued a man who reportedly fractured his arm on a 285-foot fishing vessel 25 miles west of Port Orford on Thursday morning, October 13th. Watch standers at the Coast Guard station in North Bend were notified at 3am and directed the launch of the helicopter crew. They arrived on scene, hoisted the [...]


Friday October 14 2016

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High Wind Warning Issued For Saturday Morning

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning in effect from 5am to 5pm on Saturday. South winds averaging 50 to 60 miles per hour are possible with gusts up to 70 mph. Winds could reach hurricane force at times. Headlands and exposed areas along the coast could see gusts of 80 to [...]


Friday October 14 2016

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DEQ To Offer Training For New Septic Online Fee System

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is offering a training class for a new online system that will allow homeowners, contractors and small businesses to apply for and receive septic system permits online. The DEQ expects to have the system up and running by late October. Training is scheduled for October 26th from Noon to [...]


Thursday October 13 2016

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Coast Guard Urges Mariners To Prepare For Storms

Coast Guard personnel are preparing for a series of coastal storms expected to impact Oregon coastal areas starting late Thursday morning. Storm-force wind gusts of up to 60-75 mph are possible along the coast with sea swells reaching up to 30 feet. While the forecast for the coast includes high sea swells and strong winds, [...]


Thursday October 13 2016

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Free Job Fair In Coos Bay October 19th

[ October 19, 2016; 1:00 PM; ] The Coos Bay Library will be hosting a free job fair on Wednesday, October 19th, from 1 to 4pm in the library’s Myrtlewood Room. This will be an excellent opportunity for people who are seeking employment to make connections with staffing agencies and local employers. All job seekers are encouraged to attend. This is a [...]


Wednesday October 12 2016

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High Surf Warning Issued For Late Thursday Morning

The National Weather Service has issued a High Surf Warning going into effect at 11am until 11pm Thursday. Southwest breakers are forecasted to be 20 to 25 feet from late Thursday morning into Thursday night. Locations include Southwest facing portions along coastal areas. High breakers will bring hazardous conditions to the surf zone. Wave run-up [...]


Wednesday October 12 2016

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High Wind Watch Issued For Thursday Morning

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Watch in effect this Thursday morning through Thursday night. Winds from the south are forecasted to be 40 to 45 miles per hour with some gusts up to 60 mph. Headlands and exposed areas along the coast could experience gusts up to 70mph. The NWS [...]


Tuesday October 11 2016

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Coos Bay Man In Custody On Drug And Other Charges

Detectives with the South Coast Interagency Narcotics Team executed a search warrant at the residence of 29-year-old Raymond Eby at 1140 Ocean Court in Coos Bay on Wednesday October 5th. During the search, detectives located small amounts of methamphetamine and heroin, scales, packaging materials, drug records and two firearms. Authorities confirm that Eby is a [...]


Monday October 10 2016

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Oktoberfest To Benefit Bandon Youth Center

Come by the Old Town Marketplace in Bandon on Friday and Saturday, October October 21st and 22nd to enjoy a taste of Oktoberfest. Brats, beer, apple cider and cheer at the Bandon Community Youth Center Booth, 10am to 4pm both days. Live music on Saturday (weather permitting). Proceeds will help pay for a new roof [...]


Monday October 10 2016

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