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UPDATE: Power Restored at North Bay Elementary

**UPDATE: Power has been restored at North Bay Elementary School. School will resume as scheduled.** North Bay Elementary School is currently without power, with no estimated time to return. School will remain as scheduled. More details as they become available.


Monday February 9 2015

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Waste Water Plant In Myrtle Point Overflows Due To Storm Water

Due to the recent rainfall the city of Myrtle Point’s waste water plant was inundated by a surge of storm water from inflow and infiltration into the sewage collection system. The waste water plant does not have the capacity to treat the amount of storm water that infiltrated the sewage collection system and therefore waste water [...]


Thursday February 5 2015

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Start New Business Workshops

Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Small Business Development Center is offering everyone a chance to start a business. The Southwestern SBDC is offering a workshop called “Ready Set Start Your Business” each week in February. The 2-hour workshop provides information on steps that can contribute to a new venture’s success. Participants learn about licensing, business structure, financing, [...]


Tuesday February 3 2015

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Coquille Community Garden Offers Garden Beds for 2015

Do you find growing vegetables in your garden difficult because of the lack of sunlight, bad soil, the presence of mice, rats, deer or just the family dog? Starting February 1st, the Coquille Community Garden offers a chance for gardeners to grow some of the more challenging veggies with great success. You need a long day of [...]


Monday February 2 2015

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A Coquille woman has been killed in highway 38 crash

Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers in Coos Bay are continuing the investigation into yesterday’s fatal head-on crash on Highway 38 at Par adise Road, near Elkton.   Preliminary information from the scene indicates that at approximately 3:45 p.m., a black, 2012 Honda CR-V, operated by HEATHER R. FRIEDRICH, age 44, of North Bend, was eastbound when it [...]


Saturday January 31 2015

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Traffic Enforcement Patrols In Curry County

The Curry County Sheriff’s office will be conducting High Visibility Traffic Enforcement Patrols from January 30th through February 3rd. The patrols are being funded by a grant through the Oregon State Sheriff’s Association, Oregon Department of Transportation, and National Highway Transportation Administration. With these funds, the Curry County Sheriff’s office will increase their proactive patrols in [...]


Friday January 30 2015

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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, 2015 for most tags. Hunters are required to report on each deer, elk, cougar, bear, pronghorn and turkey tag purchased—even if they were not [...]


Friday January 30 2015

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Azuga Connected Vehicle Device

ODOT Road Usage Charge Program

A device similar to this would be installed in vehicles to track road usage and charge the user   ODOT SALEM — The implementation team for Oregon’s Road Usage Charge Program, enacted by the Oregon Legislature last July, has qualified three companies to help build and support Oregon’s mileage charge collection system: Sanef, Verizon and Azuga. The companies will [...]


Wednesday January 28 2015

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Bird Abatement Project Will Restrict Lane On Siuslaw River Bridge

The Oregon Department of Transportation announces that a project to place netting material, designed to keep birds from nesting beneath the concrete spans of the Siuslaw River Bridge, will restrict travel across the bridge to a single lane. Starting Monday, January 26th and continuing through Thursday, January 29th, a snooper crane will be in one lane [...]


Friday January 23 2015

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Unemployment Rate In Oregon Decreases To Six-Year Low

The unemployment rate in Oregon dropped from 7.0 percent in November to 6.7 percent in December, the lowest level since August 2008. Jobs grew in December. During the last three months of 2014, employment grew by a total of 24,300, the largest three-month gain since records began in 1990. Employment rose by 8,200 in December, [...]


Thursday January 22 2015

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