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Large Returns Of Salmon Feed Oregonians

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife hatcheries donated more than 350,000 pounds of Chinook and coho salmon to food banks in communities across the state. The huge donation was made possible by one of the largest returns of Pacific salmon in years. A record 1.2 million Chinook and 1 million coho returned to the Columbia [...]


Wednesday January 14 2015

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DEQ To Hold Meetings On Jordan Cove

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has announced it will host four information meetings on a 401 water quality certification for the proposed Jordan Cove Energy Project near North Bend. The meetings will be held in Coos, Douglas, Jackson and Klamath counties. A 401 water quality certification is required through DEQ for any federally licensed or [...]


Monday January 12 2015

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Update On Coquille Point South Stairway Closure

The stairs leading from the Coquille Point parking lot down to Bandon Beach were closed in October 2014 after concerns were raised about their structural stability due to geologic shifting and instability of the headland. The closure was necessary to ensure visitor safety. Since the closure, the Fish and Wildlife Service has been working to [...]


Friday January 9 2015

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Bandon Disposal’s Brush Debris Pick Up

The first brush and yard debris removal service of 2015 will be held during the week of January 12th through 16th, when Bandon Disposal will be picking up piles of brush and yard debris, including discarded Christmas trees. Bandon residents are allowed up to a maximum of 5 cubic yards of brush and yard debris [...]


Thursday January 8 2015

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Contra Dance In Greenacres Jan. 10th

Join the South Coast Folk Society for an evening of contra dancing at the Greenacres Grange Hall on Saturday, January 10th. This event is open to the public and features three hours of great live music, instruction, and a guest caller from Myrtle Point. Karen Olsen will teach the basics of contra dance [...]


Wednesday January 7 2015

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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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