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Fire Destroys Reedsport House–No One Injured

No one was injured in a house fire in Reedsport. The Winchester Bay, Reedsport and Gardiner Fire Departments responded to the house fire on Greenwood Avenue on the afternoon of May 23rd. Reedsport Fire Department crews were were able to extinguish the blaze quickly. Officials say the fire appears to have started in a bedroom [...]


Tuesday May 27 2014

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Charleston Blessing of The Fleet May 26th

Memorial Day activities will focus on the annual Blessing of the Fleet and Memorial Service at the Fisherman’s Memorial Garden, near the launch ramp at the Charleston Marina, at 10am on Monday, May 26th. The service will honor the local men and women involved in commercial fishing and the fishing industry who have died since [...]


Friday May 23 2014

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Memorial Day Weekend Safety Tips

The Memorial Day holiday weekend includes activities like car trips, a backyard barbecue or having fun in the water. The American Red Cross has steps everyone can follow to stay safe whatever their plans include. DRIVE SAFELY With more people on the roads, it’s important to drive safely. Be well rested and alert, use seat belts, [...]


Friday May 23 2014

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30th Annual SOLVE Beach Cleanup

SOLVE announces they are now accepting applications from volunteers for community projects in support of the 30th Annual Beach and Riverside Cleanup. Projects will take place across the state on Saturday, September 27th from 10am to 1pm. The deadline for applications is Friday, June 27th. In celebration of the event’s 30th Anniversary, National Public Lands Day [...]


Tuesday May 20 2014

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Click It or Ticket Campaign Starts May 19th

The Oregon Department of Transportation reports that a statewide survey found 98% of Oregon’s driving public using seat belts, making Oregon one of the two highest belt use states in the country. Still, in 2012, 61 of Oregon’s 198 occupant fatalities were reportedly unrestrained. During a “Click It or Ticket” campaign May 19th through [...]


Saturday May 17 2014

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Memorial Day Celebration In Reedsport

[ May 24, 2014; 7:00 AM; ] Let’s celebrate and remember beginning early Saturday morning, May 24th, at the Masonic Lodge breakfast from 7am to 11am. Proceeds will help several youth groups and two $500.00 scholarships. On Sunday may 25th, save room for a dinner made famous by Diane Essig honoring all veterans and their families. Dinner begins [...]


Friday May 16 2014

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Kitzhaber Proclaims May Motorcycle Safety Month

More motorcyclists are hitting the roads as the weather gets warmer. With that in mind, Governor John Kitzhaber has proclaimed May 2014 “Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month”. Oregon is joining with motorcycle organizations and other federal, state and local highway safety and law enforcement organizations to raise awareness about motorcycle safety. Unfortunately, 43 people lost their lives [...]


Thursday May 8 2014

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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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