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Update On Fatal Pedestrian Traffic Crash North Of Florence

Oregon State Police continue their investigation into the September 1st fatal pedestrian-involved collision that occurred on Highway 101 about two miles north of Florence. The initial investigation indicates the pedestrian’s action leading to his being struck by a passenger car may have been an intentional act. On September 1st, troopers were dispatched to a reported [...]


Wednesday September 3 2014

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SCINT Makes Drug Arrests In Bandon

Detectives with the South Coast Interagency Narcotics Team executed a search warrant on August 26th at the home of 57-year-old Richard Wilson on Ohio Avenue, Bandon for suspected evidence of delivery, manufacture and possession of methamphetamine, after receiving information of alleged ongoing drug activity at the residence. As a result of the search warrant, SCINT detectives [...]


Tuesday September 2 2014

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Fatal Pedestrian-Involved Crash North Of Florence

Oregon State Police are continuing their investigation into a fatal pedestrian-involved collision on September 1st, that occurred on Highway 101 about two miles north of Florence. The initial investigation indicates the pedestrian’s action leading to his being struck by a passenger car may have been an intentional act. On September 1st at approximately 11:53am, OSP [...]


Tuesday September 2 2014

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AAA Projects Increase In Labor Day Travel

Triple A of Oregon projects the number of Americans traveling this Labor Day holiday weekend will increase 1.3 percent from 2013, with approximately 34.7 million travelers or 10.9 percent of the population taking a trip at least 50 miles away from home. This is the highest volume for the holiday since 2008. In the [...]


Friday August 29 2014

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Art By The Bay Is For The Whole Family

Art By The Bay is this Labor Day weekend, August 30th and 31st, on the waterfront in Winchester Bay. There will be live music in the gazebo, kid’s art, a fishing derby, arts and crafts and more. Enjoy the Plein Air artists create their works of art, food vendors, wineries, lighthouse tours. See [...]


Friday August 29 2014

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Labor Day DUI Taskforce Out This Weekend

Starting on Friday night, August 29th, and continuing through the Labor Day holiday weekend, the Southern Oregon DUI Taskforce, comprised of officers from coastal law enforcement agencies, the Coos County Sheriff’s office, the Coos Bay, North Bend, Coquille and Florence Police Departments will be enforcing motor vehicle laws. Officers will be concentrating on drivers that may [...]


Thursday August 28 2014

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DHHS Awards Funds To North Bend CHC

Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley has announced the Department of Health and Human Services has awarded over $900,000 to community health centers in Medford, North Bend, Clackamas County and Multnomah County to improve the facilities, allow for new construction and deliver better coordinated care. The funding will help expand and improve the design of several CHCs [...]


Thursday August 28 2014

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Reedsport Volunteer Fire Dept Open House

The Reedsport Volunteer Fire Department invites everyone to their 8th Open House on Saturday, September 13th. Come to the Fire Station at 2680 Frontage Road in Reedsport starting at 11am. Watch a vehicle extrication demonstration at 12 Noon, kids can enjoy rides on the fire engine, plus hot dogs, hamburgers, chips and soda for [...]


Wednesday August 27 2014

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3 Flags Seat Belt Campaign Through Sept. 7th

The Coos County Sheriff’s office is joining other law enforcement agencies throughout the state in a two week long seat belt enforcement campaign. State Sheriff’s offices, Oregon State Police and local police will be working to increase proper safety belt and child car seat use during a traffic enforcement “blitz” from August 25th through September [...]


Tuesday August 26 2014

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August 26th Meeting On Proposed Rule Restricting Smoking On Beaches

Proposed rules that would restrict smoking of tobacco products on the ocean shore recreation areas will be open for public comment through August 29th. Comments will be taken by email, and through public hearings in August. Rules that restrict smoking on Oregon state park properties were approved in February by the Oregon State Parks and [...]


Tuesday August 26 2014

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