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SOLVE Beach Cleanup Welcomes Volunteers

On Saturday, March 26th, SOLVE (an acronym for Stop Oregon Litter and Vandalism; the “E” was added as a call to action) welcomes volunteers of all ages to join in clearing the Oregon coast of litter and marine debris. The 31st annual SOLVE Spring Oregon Beach Cleanup will take place from 10am to 1pm. Register [...]


Friday March 25 2016

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Shed Hunt Responsibly And Legally

Oregon State Police have cited several people for trying to cut antlers off deer and elk skulls they found outdoors. Others have wrongly picked up bighorn sheep skulls with horns attached where a disease outbreak left dead scavenged sheep on the landscape. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and OSP are reminding shed hunters [...]


Friday March 25 2016

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Snowy Plover Nesting Season On Oregon Beaches

Warmer March temperatures brings many visitors to Oregon’s shoreline. For the western snowy plover, March means nesting. This tiny shorebird, protected under state law and under the federal Endangered Species Act, usually begins nesting in mid-to-late-March.   The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for overseeing snowy plover management and the recreation restrictions that come with [...]


Friday March 25 2016

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Gray Whale Fluking

Final Weekend To Spot Migrating Whales

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the final spring Whale Watch event, today and tomorrow, March 26th at 24 whale watching sites along the coast. Trained volunteers from the ‘Whale Watching Spoken Here’ program are at the sites from 10am to 1pm to help visitors spot gray whales heading north. Visitors will also [...]


Friday March 25 2016

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Body Recovery

Body Found On Port Orford Beach

The Curry County Sheriff’s office received a call from a Port Orford resident yesterday afternoon regarding the discovery of a human male body along the shoreline. Oregon State Police responded to assist. Due to the body’s condition, there was no way to identify the person other than being an adult male. A Search and Rescue [...]


Thursday March 24 2016

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Capsized Boat FV Patty AJ

Update: One Still Missing After Boat Capsizes

A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Coos Bay,  in Charleston, Oregon, searches for a missing fisherman next to the  62-foot fishing trawler Patty A J, after the vessel capsized while inbound between the Coos Bay Bar jetties, March 23, 2016. The other three people who were on board, including an observer with [...]


Wednesday March 23 2016

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Three People Rescued From Capsized Boat, One Still Missing

Three people were rescued from a fishing vessel this morning but one person is still reported as missing. The Coast Guard Air Station in North Bend confirms that the 60-foot fishing vessel “Patty A.J.” reported capsized at approximately 8am, at the entrance to Coos Bay in Charleston. A Coast Guard helicopter and two Coast Guard [...]


Wednesday March 23 2016

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Coos County Chili Challenge Benefits Posse

The 3rd Annual Coos County Chili Challenge is set for Saturday, April 9th. Fire, police, search and rescue and public service teams will compete to make the best chili in Coos County. There will be music, a silent auction, prizes and more. Sample the entries and enjoy the Posse’s chili, sides and desserts.   All proceeds will [...]


Wednesday March 23 2016

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Reappraisal Of Coos County Properties

The Coos County Assessor’s Office announces the start of the 2016 reappraisal of Coos County residential properties. Reappraisals are done to ensure the accuracy of the inventory in the assessor’s records and to check that assessment values are indicative of the market. Since the passage of Measure 50 in 1997 eliminated a mandatory reappraisal, it [...]


Tuesday March 22 2016

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Computer Club Offers Back Up Strategies

The Bay Area Seniors Computer Club will be offering a two part presentation on “Computer Backup”, Friday, April 1st. The presentation will be an overview on a variety of back-up options and programs. For anyone who uses a computer, then sooner or later something might fail and valuable files can be lost. This presentation [...]


Tuesday March 22 2016

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