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South Slough Places Winning Bid On Indian Point Property

The Oregon Department of State Lands announces that, at a public foreclosure auction in October, the DSL, in partnership with the South Slough National Estuarine Reserve, purchased 240 acres in the Coos estuary. Known as the Indian Point parcel, the land will connect to the South Slough’s northern-most boundary, and become part of nearly 600 [...]


Wednesday January 7 2015

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OSP: Preliminary New Year’s Holiday Arrests

Oregon State Police have released the preliminary numbers for the New Year’s holiday period. OSP troopers reported an increase in the number of DUI arrests made over this holiday, from December 31st at 6pm, to January 1st at 11:59pm. During the 2014-2015 holiday period, troopers arrested 37 drivers for Driving Under the Influence. That is [...]


Tuesday January 6 2015

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Musical Tribute To John Denver

Remember songs like ‘Rocky Mountain High’, ‘Take Me Home Country Road’ and others? Relive those songs and many more as the Bandon Showcase presents Ted Vigil’s John Denver Musical Tribute on Saturday, January 10th at the Sprague Community Theatre. This performer not only looks like John Denver, but his voice and mannerisms will take you [...]


Monday January 5 2015

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BLM Announces Fee-Free Days for 2015

[ January 19, 2015; 9:00 AM; ] The Bureau of Land Management, in conjunction with other agencies in the Department of the Interior, will waive recreation-related fees for visitors to the National System of Public Lands on four occasions in 2015 -- Martin Luther King Junior Day, January 19th; Presidents’ Day weekend, February 14th through 16th; National Public Lands Day, September 26th; [...]


Friday January 2 2015

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OSP: No Injuries In Traffic Crash Involving School Bus

Oregon State Police reminds everyone to be prepared for winter driving conditions and to slow down. A recent near-miss crash acts as a reminder of the hazards of winter driving. OSP responded to a two vehicle, non-injury crash involving a school bus on Highway 101 in Douglas County on December 29th. The preliminary investigation indicates [...]


Wednesday December 31 2014

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ODFW: Report Hunt Results By January 31st

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announces that any hunter who purchased 2014 big game or turkey tags needs to report their hunt results by the deadline, which is January 31st for most tags. Hunters are required to report on each deer, elk, cougar, bear, pronghorn and turkey tag purchased—even if they were not [...]


Monday December 29 2014

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Name Released From Dec. 23rd Vehicle Fire And Shooting

The Douglas County District Attorney’s office has released the name of the person involved in Tuesday’s vehicle fire and officer involved shooting. Investigators have identified him as 55-year-old Robert J. Jenkins, of Roseburg. On Tuesday, December 23rd, at approximately 9am, a Subaru 4-door station wagon was southbound on Highway 101 and passed a school [...]


Wednesday December 24 2014

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Pump Prices Break Record With Longest Streak Of Declines

Triple A of Oregon reports that state and national averages are at the lowest prices in more than five years. The steady decline in retail gas prices over the last three months is longer than any period AAA has previously tracked. The national average for regular unleaded has fallen for 89 days in a [...]


Wednesday December 24 2014

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Umpqua River Lighthouse Open For Holiday/Whale Watch Week

The Umpqua River Lighthouse Museum is open for the holiday season and Winter Whale Watch Week. From now through Sunday, January 4, the museum is open and guides are leading Lighthouse tours. The Umpqua River Lighthouse Museum is at 1020 Lighthouse Road in Winchester Bay. Admission to the museum is free. Guided lighthouse tours [...]


Wednesday December 24 2014

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Flood Warning For Coquille River Continues

The Flood Warning for the Coquille River at Coquille continues. The National Weather Service reports that at 3am on Wednesday, December 23rd the stage was 23.7 feet–flood stage is 21 feet. Moderate flooding is occuring and moderate flooding is forecasted. The river is forecasted to continue to fall below flood stage by Wednesday morning. [...]


Tuesday December 23 2014

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