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Port Of Coos Bay Seeking Representative For Community Foundation

The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay is seeking letters of interest from persons wishing to serve as the Port’s appointed representative to the South Coast Community Foundation’s Board of Directors. The SCCF is a not-for-profit corporation formed to receive, invest and distribute grants from a portion of the Community Services Fees that may be [...]


Monday May 5 2014

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Coos Bay Timberlands Hunter Access Update.

The Weyerhaeuser Millicoma Tree Farm is closed to all public vehicle access, but will be open for any walk in recreational activity, including hunting, on weekends only. Weyerhaeuser properties in the Bay View district and Seven Devils are closed to All public access at this time. Starting August 1st, there will be a new access policy [...]


Friday April 25 2014

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Day Of Caring Volunteers Ready To Help Seniors And Disabled

The Day of Caring is on Saturday, April 26th. The United Way of Southwestern Oregon has 200 people who have volunteered their time for this year’s 6th Annual Day of Caring. Executive Director Bill Harsh says that they have 65 houses scheduled to be attended to on April 26th. Harsh says this is the [...]


Thursday April 24 2014

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OR Geologists Expand Statewide Landslide Database

More than 46,000 known landslide locations are now included in a statewide database that helps increase Oregon’s understanding of where future landslides may occur. The Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries has released version 3.0 of the Statewide Landslide Information Database for Oregon, which compiles all landslides that have been identified on published maps. [...]


Wednesday April 23 2014

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Port of Coos Bay Commissioner Opitz Resigning

Donna Opitz, a resident of Coos Bay and Secretary of the Board of Commissioners of the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay, has informed Governor John Kitzhaber, the Port commission and staff of her decision to resign from the commission, effective April 30th, 2014. Opitz will be moving from the south coast region, and [...]


Wednesday April 23 2014

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Cover Oregon Enrollment Fair April 24th

The deadline to enroll in private health insurance coverage is April 30th. Oregon Coast Community Action is inviting members of the community with questions about health coverage options available through the Affordable Care Act and Cover Oregon to meet with Kim Rollins to participate in an information and Cover Oregon enrollment fair. The event [...]


Tuesday April 22 2014

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Water Board: Glasgow Residents Shouldn’t Drink Water

Officials with the Coos Bay North Bend Water Board advise that customers in the Glasgow community, north of the McCullough Bridge, not to use the municipal water for drinking or cooking. The Water Board has received several complaints about the quality of the water within the Glasgow community. The complaints have focused on a fuel-like [...]


Tuesday April 22 2014

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Lions Host Easter Egg Hunt

The Gardiner-Reedsport Lions are again sponsoring an Easter Egg hunt for local children. The first Lions Easter Egg hunt was held in 1952, so this is the 62nd Annual Easter-Egg hunt! The event will be on Sunday, April 20th at 1:30pm at Barrone Park. Over 1000 candy and treat-filled eggs will be hidden for the event. [...]


Friday April 18 2014

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Kitzhaber’s Statement On Oregon Economy

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber released a statement on the Oregon Employment Department’s latest numbers for the state labor market. The Department announced that Oregon’s seasonally adjusted gain of 7,500 jobs in March 2014 was the largest monthly gain in eight years. This continues Oregon’s economic expansion, with many of the state’s major industries, including [...]


Wednesday April 16 2014

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Free Tax Help Available April 15th

There is free help available for preparing and e-filing tax returns. Taxpayers of all ages with low to moderate incomes can have their tax questions answered and their tax returns prepared and e-filed. Trained volunteers who work for the Tax-Aide Program which is sponsored by the IRS and AARP. Three tax sites are available in [...]


Tuesday April 15 2014

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