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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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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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