State News

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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Injured Man Rescued By Coast Guard Near Winchester Bay

The Coast Guard has rescued a 59-year-old man who injured his arm near the Umqua River jetty near Winchester Bay. Watch standers at the Umpqua River station received the request for assistance from the operator of the 29-foot recreational vessel on Sunday, stating that he injured his arm after being hit by a wave. The [...]


Monday October 10 2016

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Search And Rescue Looking For New Members

[ October 11, 2016; 7:00 PM; 7:00 PM; ] The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is currently recruiting for their Search and Rescue Volunteer Unit. The program provides essential SAR services such as Ground Search, Four Wheel Drive, Mountain Rescue, Canine, Mounted, and Amateur Radio throughout Douglas County. They are also recruiting for their youth (ages 14 through 20) Explorer SAR team. They are looking [...]


Thursday October 6 2016

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Earthquake Recorded In Oregon Monday Night

The United States Geological Society recorded a magnitude 3.0 earthquake northwest of Woodburn, Oregon. The USGS reports it occurred at a depth of over 20 miles just after 9pm on Monday, October 3rd. The USGS reports there were no tsunami advisories, watches or warnings issued.  


Tuesday October 4 2016

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Free CERT Classes Start October 4th In Myrtle Point

A disaster can happen at any time. Anyone who would like to be better prepared may attend free classes starting October 4th. Myrtle Point’s CERT (or, Community Emergency Response Team) will offer free training in disaster medical treatment, search and rescue, organization skills and more. It will be held at the Valley Christian Center in [...]


Thursday September 29 2016

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Bandon Feeds The Hungry Variety Show October 1st

[ October 1, 2016; 7:00 PM; ] The 9th Annual Bandon Feeds the Hungry variety show and silent auction is Saturday October 1st at the Sprague Community Theater, 1202 11th Street in City Park. It starts at 7pm. Enjoy an evening of music, fun and a silent auction while donating money to food assistance organizations that help keep the Bandon community strong. [...]


Thursday September 29 2016

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Flu Shots Available In North Bend

Coos Health and Wellness is offering flu shots to everyone 6 months and older in North Bend. The flu vaccine protects against four types of flu virus. Flu shots are available at the North Bend Annex, 1975 McPherson Avenue. For those with no insurance, the discounted cash price is $35 per dose. They can also [...]


Monday September 26 2016

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