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AARP Free Tax Assistance Available Now

Taxpayers who have not filed their 2015 taxes who wish to use the AARP free tax filing program in Coos County, will need to visit an AARP tax site before Friday, April 15th. Help is available without appointment at College Park Church, 2548 Newmark Avenue in North Bend; at the Bandon Senior Center, 1200 11th [...]


Monday March 21 2016

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Douglas County Added To Disaster Declaration

The Oregon Office of Emergency Management reports that federal disaster assistance has been extended to public entities in Douglas County as a result of severe winter storms, winds, flooding, and landslides that occurred in December of 2015. This was announced by the OEM and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.   Douglas County joins Coos, Curry, Lane [...]


Monday March 21 2016

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Woman From Gold Beach Dies After Being Swept Into Surf

A Gold Beach woman has died after being swept into heavy surf. The Curry County Sheriff’s office received a 911 call from a concerned person in Gold Beach on March 16th, reporting that she was walking on the south side of the south jetty of the Rogue River when she saw a woman walk [...]


Friday March 18 2016

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Flood Warning Cancelled For Coquille River

The National Weather Service reports that the Flood Warning has been cancelled for the Coquille River at Coquille. At 6:30am on Wednesday the stage was 20.7 feet. (Flood stage is 21 feet.) The river fell below flood stage at 2:52am on Wednesday. In the forecast, the river will continue to fall to 18.2 feet by [...]


Wednesday March 16 2016

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Sheriff’s Seeking Two Suspects In Timber Theft

    Coos County Sheriff’s are seeking two individuals as a result of an investigation into theft of timber from Coos County. They are 37-year-old Jesse Chamley and 42-year-old Nathan Boklund. 34-year-old Jason Hughes, who was also being sought, turned himself into the Coos County jail authorities after reportedly seeing news releases.   Boklund and Chamley are wanted for [...]


Tuesday March 15 2016

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Flood Warning Continues For Coquille River

The Flood Warning continues for the Coquille river at Coquille. The National Weather Service reports that at 2:30am on Tuesday, the stage was 21.1 feet. (Flood stage is 21 feet.) Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecasted. Expect flooding of farm land and low-lying areas along the Coquille river.   Previously, at 8:30pm on Monday [...]


Tuesday March 15 2016

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Jordan Cove Responds To FERC Denial

Officials from Jordon Cove are exploring their options following the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s denial of the application for a liquefied natural gas terminal near Coos Bay.  FERC issued its decision in a 25 page document on Friday based on its denial of the Pacific Connector Pipeline that would have fed the terminal.  Jordon Cove [...]


Monday March 14 2016

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Pump Prices Make Largest Weekly Jump Of Year

Oregon drivers are enjoying the third-largest annual drop in prices at the pump in the country. For the week, Triple AAA of Oregon reports that the national average for regular unleaded increases a nickel to $1.81 a gallon. The Oregon average goes up six cents to just under $2.00. Despite the increase, the Oregon average [...]


Monday March 14 2016

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Get The Garden Started In Coquille March 17th

[ March 17, 2016; 11:00 AM; ] The Coquille Valley Hospital will hold its Annual Garden Starting Party on March 17th from 11am to 1pm. This is a free event and a great opportunity for members of the community to get some seeds for planting and receive some healthy recipes. The event will be held in the hospital's plaza conference room, at [...]


Saturday March 12 2016

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Earthquake Preparedness Workshop

The Emergency Management Division of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department and the Douglas County Safety Committee are offering free training to the public regarding preparation and response for a Cascadia subduction zone earthquake. The County has invited Dr. Altheo Rizzo, Oregon Office of Emergency Management, Geologic Hazards Program Coordinator, to present a one hour workshop [...]


Saturday March 12 2016

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