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TrackTown USA and Oregon Sports Authority Announce Run TrackTown Youth League

 Oregon Youth to Compete in All-Comer Meets Across the State for a Chance to Advance to Championship Meet at Hayward Field During World Junior Championships   TrackTown USA and the Oregon Sports Authority are proud to announce the inaugural season of the Run TrackTown Youth League, a series of seven all-comer track meets to be held across [...]


Wednesday June 11 2014

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Oregon Health Costs

Oregon Review of 2015 Health Insurance Rates Begin

Salem – Beginning today, Oregon consumers can weigh in on proposed health insurers’ rates for 2015 small employer and individual health benefit plans. During this public process, consumers can also review insurers’ cost and quality metrics, which insurers had to submit for the first time this year. Examples of cost and quality metrics are costs [...]


Tuesday June 10 2014

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Plan To Put Over 3 Million ZEV’s On U.S. Roads

Eight states, including Oregon, have announced the creation of a collaborative “Multi-State ZEV Action Plan” that will guide efforts to put 3.3 million Zero Emission Vehicles on the roads by 2025. Oregon, California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont created the first milestone for the bi-coastal collaboration aimed at paving the way [...]


Friday June 6 2014

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Gun Permit Applications Suspended June 6th

Due to an upgrade of computer equipment, the Coos County Information Technology Department will be taking down the existing Concealed Handgun Licensing equipment on Friday, June 6th.  The Coos County Sheriff’s Office at the courthouse in Coquille will be unable to process any gun permit applications, whether new or renewal on that day, so plan accordingly. It [...]


Thursday June 5 2014

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4-H Summer Camp Accepting Registrations

4-H Camp will be June 24th through 27th at Camp Myrtlewood in Bridge. Registration is open for all youth who have just completed grades 4-6. This year’s theme is “Super Heroes” Activities include archery, crafts, games, nature classes, swimming, hiking, campfire programs and a variety of special presentations by local agencies. The registration [...]


Wednesday June 4 2014

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CDABA Art Walk In Reedsport

The Coastal Douglas Arts & Business Alliance’s fifth annual Art Walk will be held on Friday, June 13th from 4 pm to 8pm and again on Saturday, June 14th from 10am to 5 pm in old town Reedsport along Highway 38. This event coincides with the Reedsport Winchester Bay Chamber of Commerce’s annual International [...]


Saturday May 31 2014

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DEQ To Manage Curry County Sanitation

Curry County’s Environmental Sanitation program will be discontinued and managed by the Department of Environmental Quality. On June 16th, Curry County residents and sanitation professionals seeking permits and licenses for onsite septic system installation, maintenance and repair must contact or visit the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality’s regional office in Coos Bay. Curry County’s [...]


Friday May 30 2014

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BLM: Fireworks And Exploding Targets Ban

The Bureau of Land Management has prohibited the use of fireworks and exploding targets on all BLM-managed public lands throughout Oregon and Washington. As we celebrate America’s wilderness areas with the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, we are reminded of how special these places are to all of us. The BLM manages over 16 [...]


Friday May 30 2014

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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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