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Oregon AAA: Gas Prices Increase

Refinery maintenance and higher crude prices are sending pump prices higher. Triple A of Oregon reports that retail gas prices are continuing their February surge. The national average for regular unleaded increases seven cents this week to $2.26 a gallon. Oregon’s average goes up 12 cents to $2.38 a gallon. Gas prices normally increase [...]


Thursday February 19 2015

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A Classic Whodunit At Sprague Community Theater

Enjoy live theater with a production called “Clueless in the Ballroom”. It’s a classic whodunit, wherein murder is a-foot. Presented by New Artists Productions youth theater program at the Sprague Community Theater in Bandon. Show dates are March 20th – 22nd; 27th – 29th. For more information call 541-347-2517. The story is a farcical mix of Clue, Sherlock [...]


Wednesday February 18 2015

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City Of Reedsport Hosts Open House To Discuss Federal Grant

The City of Reedsport is hosting an open house meeting on Tuesday, February 17th in the Reedsport City Council Chambers to discuss community resilience in preparation for a federal grant. The city is one of two communities in the state that appear to meet the requirements to apply for a HUD CDBG national disaster grant–of [...]


Tuesday February 17 2015

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Fly Fishing Expo In Reedsport

[ February 28, 2015; 9:00 AM; ] The Lower Umpqua Flycasters, a local member club of the Federation of Fly Fishers, will hold their 25th annual Fly Fishing Expo at the Reedsport Community Charter School Cafeteria, South 22nd Street, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on February 28th. Admission to the Expo is free to the public. Special features include demonstrations and [...]


Monday February 16 2015

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UPDATE: Power Restored at North Bay Elementary

**UPDATE: Power has been restored at North Bay Elementary School. School will resume as scheduled.** North Bay Elementary School is currently without power, with no estimated time to return. School will remain as scheduled. More details as they become available.


Monday February 9 2015

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Waste Water Plant In Myrtle Point Overflows Due To Storm Water

Due to the recent rainfall the city of Myrtle Point’s waste water plant was inundated by a surge of storm water from inflow and infiltration into the sewage collection system. The waste water plant does not have the capacity to treat the amount of storm water that infiltrated the sewage collection system and therefore waste water [...]


Thursday February 5 2015

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Start New Business Workshops

Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Small Business Development Center is offering everyone a chance to start a business. The Southwestern SBDC is offering a workshop called “Ready Set Start Your Business” each week in February. The 2-hour workshop provides information on steps that can contribute to a new venture’s success. Participants learn about licensing, business structure, financing, [...]


Tuesday February 3 2015

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Coquille Community Garden Offers Garden Beds for 2015

Do you find growing vegetables in your garden difficult because of the lack of sunlight, bad soil, the presence of mice, rats, deer or just the family dog? Starting February 1st, the Coquille Community Garden offers a chance for gardeners to grow some of the more challenging veggies with great success. You need a long day of [...]


Monday February 2 2015

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A Coquille woman has been killed in highway 38 crash

Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers in Coos Bay are continuing the investigation into yesterday’s fatal head-on crash on Highway 38 at Par adise Road, near Elkton.   Preliminary information from the scene indicates that at approximately 3:45 p.m., a black, 2012 Honda CR-V, operated by HEATHER R. FRIEDRICH, age 44, of North Bend, was eastbound when it [...]


Saturday January 31 2015

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Traffic Enforcement Patrols In Curry County

The Curry County Sheriff’s office will be conducting High Visibility Traffic Enforcement Patrols from January 30th through February 3rd. The patrols are being funded by a grant through the Oregon State Sheriff’s Association, Oregon Department of Transportation, and National Highway Transportation Administration. With these funds, the Curry County Sheriff’s office will increase their proactive patrols in [...]


Friday January 30 2015

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