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Preparedness Fair At Bandon Barn

BandonPrepares invites everyone to attend a ribbon cutting and Preparedness Fair on Saturday, April 18th at The Barn Community Center in Bandon City Park at 1200 11th Street. At 12:30p.m., Bandon will cut the ribbon on the new containers at the park, which hold emergency supplies for use after a potential disaster. Bandon Prepares is [...]


Friday April 17 2015

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Bomb Threat Causes Courthouse Evacuation

The Coos County 911 Center in Coquille received a 911 call from an unidentified male caller on April 6th at 8:30a.m. The caller stated he “had placed 2 bombs in the Coos County Courthouse”. Coos County Sheriff’s Deputies, Coquille Police and EMS crews responded and evacuated the courthouse. A number of the courts [...]


Tuesday April 7 2015

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Coos Bay Woman Arrested On Identity Theft And Other Charges

The Coos Bay Police Department reports that, following a two week investigation into prescription fraud involving a former North Bend Medical Center employee, an arrest was made. The investigation revealed numerous instances of prescription fraud over the past several years. On April 5th, 39-year-old Sarah Jane Sluder of Coos Bay was lodged at the [...]


Monday April 6 2015

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Glide School District On Two Hour Delay

The Glide School District is two hours late on April 6th, as of 6:15a.m. According to Pacific Power, the cause is due to a “substation interruption”. The estimated time of restoration is approximately 6:30a.m. About 2,377 customers are without power; crews are on site and repairs are currently underway. More detyails as they [...]


Monday April 6 2015

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Water Board Accepting Applications To Fill Vacancy

The City of North Bend is now accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Coos Bay/North Bend Water Board. Interested individuals may obtain a committee application form online at http://www.northbendoregon.us, in person at the North Bend city hall reception area, or by calling 541-756-8500. Completed forms should be sent to: City Recorder, City [...]


Wednesday April 1 2015

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Moore Sentenced To Prison

A former resident of North Bend will spend 788 months in prison. 49-year-old Kenneth Everett Moore was sentenced on six counts of First Degree Rape on March 31st by Judge Richard Barron. Moore had been found guilty on those counts on March 26th by a trial jury. According to Coos County District Attorney Paul [...]


Wednesday April 1 2015

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Baby Poultry May Carry Salmonella Bacteria

Coos Health and Wellness in North Bend reports that baby poultry carry salmonella bacteria that can cause serious illness. Salmonella bacteria often contaminate adult chickens, ducks, and other live poultry. The adult poultry spread the bacteria to their offspring. Because of their size and cuteness, these birds often are picked up by children, who may [...]


Wednesday April 1 2015

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Bank Robbery Suspect Allegedly Used Stolen Vehicle From Coos County

On March 27th, the Roseburg Police Department investigated a bank robbery at US Bank in downtown Roseburg. The investigation uncovered links between the robbery at US Bank and an alleged theft of a motor vehicle reported in Coos County on March 27th. This led to the development of 48-year-old Arthur Benito Calderon, a recent resident [...]


Monday March 30 2015

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SOLVE Volunteers Clear Debris From Beaches

More than 5,000 volunteers removed 62,500 pounds of marine debris from beaches throughout Oregon on March 28th. The annual SOLVE Spring Oregon Beach Cleanup has been an Oregon tradition for 30 years; the twice-annual coast-wide beach cleanups have seen nearly 240,000 SOLVE volunteers remove an estimated 3.2 million pounds of trash from our beaches since [...]


Monday March 30 2015

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Capsized Boat At Rogue River; One Person Dead

The Curry County Sheriff’s Office received two 911 calls from witnesses to a boating accident at the mouth of the Rogue River on March 28th. The callers reported that an eighteen foot boat with two subjects had capsized near the north jetty as it was attempting to cross the bar. The bar was breaking [...]


Monday March 30 2015

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