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Congress Passes Merkley Bill In Veterans Compromise

The Senate has passed compromise legislation to reform the Department of Veterans’ Affairs and improve veterans benefits, which includes a provision authored by Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley to expand educational benefits to spouses of service members who die in the line of the duty. The bill, which was passed by the House, will now go [...]


Wednesday August 6 2014

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CDABA’s 2nd Annual Art Fair In Reedsport

The 2nd Annual Art Fair will be held in old downtown Reedsport from 10am to 5pm on Saturday, September 20th. This event coincides with the local Battle of Bones cook off and contest and the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Mindpower Gallery. Artists, crafters, authors, photographers, and others who have original or hand [...]


Tuesday August 5 2014

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Columbia River Fall Salmon Seasons Start Friday

The Buoy 10 salmon fishery at the mouth of the Columbia River opens to coho and Chinook fishing this Friday, August 1st, and the 1.5 million Chinook salmon that are predicted to return to the mouth of the Columbia this year could set a record. The Buoy 10 fishery is the first Columbia River fishery that [...]


Wednesday July 30 2014

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Telephone Scam In Coos County

The Coos County Sheriff’s office has received numerous reports from citizens regarding suspicious phone calls, They report the calls are coming from a number of 541-2015-****, and the caller claims to be a representative from the Coos County courts. The victim is told that they have missed jury duty and that a warrant will be [...]


Tuesday July 29 2014

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Reedsport Man Dies After Officer-Involved Shooting

The investigation into July 17th’s officer-involved shooting in Reedsport is continuing by the Douglas County Major Crimes Team, led by Oregon State Police Criminal Investigations Division. The man who was shot by law enforcement is identified as 71-year-old Glenn Ray Glancey from Reedsport. Glancey was a resident in the mobile home park where the shooting occurred. [...]


Friday July 25 2014

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Immediate Closure Of Coquille Point Staircase

Effective immediately, the Fish and Wildlife Service has closed the south staircase at Coquille Point due to public safety concerns. After inspection and consultation with engineers, the FWS has concluded the stairs have suffered structural problems as a result of geologic shifting on the point. A path and second set of stairs on [...]


Thursday July 24 2014

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ODFW Art Contest Closes August 29th

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s art contest is open now to select the winning artwork that will be featured on the 2015 Habitat Conservation Stamp and other promotional materials. The winning artist will receive $1,000 and 25 artist prints. The contest closes at 5pm August 29th. A list of species that can be [...]


Wednesday July 23 2014

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Nature Conservancy Needs Volunteers

The Nature Conservancy of Oregon invites anyone interested in maintaining the Nesika Beach Preserve to attend a volunteer work party on Saturday, July 26th. A special place on the southern Oregon coast, Nesika Beach Preserve, near Gold Beach, protects Sitka Spruce and Grand Fir Forest and coastal headland habitats. Volunteers will be removing [...]


Wednesday July 23 2014

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South Slough Reserve’s 40th Anniversary Picnic

America’s first national estuarine research reserve is celebrating 40 years of learning and teaching about estuaries. Join South Slough dignitaries, the Friends of South Slough and others for a picnic celebrating the 40th anniversary of this designation. The FOSS will provide grilled tuna, strawberry lemonade, ice tea and cupcakes from Crabby Cakes Bakery—bring your [...]


Wednesday July 23 2014

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Reedsport Police Exchange Shots With Armed Man

The Douglas County Major Crimes Team, led by the Oregon State Police Criminal Investigations Division, has started an investigation into Thursday afternoon’s officer-involved shooting in Reedsport. The man shot by a law enforcement officer is being treated at a local hospital and no officers were injured. Preliminary information indicates that on July 17th at approximately [...]


Friday July 18 2014

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