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Pump Prices Make Largest Weekly Jump Of Year

Oregon drivers are enjoying the third-largest annual drop in prices at the pump in the country. For the week, Triple AAA of Oregon reports that the national average for regular unleaded increases a nickel to $1.81 a gallon. The Oregon average goes up six cents to just under $2.00. Despite the increase, the Oregon average [...]


Monday March 14 2016

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Get The Garden Started In Coquille March 17th

[ March 17, 2016; 11:00 AM; ] The Coquille Valley Hospital will hold its Annual Garden Starting Party on March 17th from 11am to 1pm. This is a free event and a great opportunity for members of the community to get some seeds for planting and receive some healthy recipes. The event will be held in the hospital's plaza conference room, at [...]


Saturday March 12 2016

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Earthquake Preparedness Workshop

The Emergency Management Division of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department and the Douglas County Safety Committee are offering free training to the public regarding preparation and response for a Cascadia subduction zone earthquake. The County has invited Dr. Altheo Rizzo, Oregon Office of Emergency Management, Geologic Hazards Program Coordinator, to present a one hour workshop [...]


Saturday March 12 2016

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High Surf Warning In Effect Starting Sunday

A High Surf Warning has been issued by the National Weather Service, in effect from Sunday morning at 5am through Monday at 5am. Very high and long period westerly swells are forecasted to bring breaker heights of up to 33 feet. Increasing late tonight and peaking out on Sunday, then gradually subsiding Sunday night.   Very high [...]


Saturday March 12 2016

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FERC Denies Permits For Jordan Cove and LNG Pipeline

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has denied the application by Jordon Cove Energy Company to build a pipeline and liquefied natural gas terminal near Coos Bay. FERC issued its decision in a 25 page document today. Jordon Cove filed an application to build the export terminal in 2013. The Pacific Connector Pipeline filed an application [...]


Friday March 11 2016

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High Wind Watch Begins Saturday Night

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Watch, in effect from late Saturday night through Sunday afternoon. Expect strong winds, heavy rain, possible flooding and heavy mountain snow this weekend. Winds are forecasted to increase overnight Saturday, reaching a peak Sunday morning then gradually diminishing through the afternoon and night. South winds up [...]


Friday March 11 2016

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Flood Watch In Effect For Coquille River

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for the Coquille River at Coquille from now through March 17th. A series of strong storms will bring heavy rain to South West Oregon this weekend. This could cause the Coquille River to rise above flood stage by Monday. Landslides and debris [...]


Friday March 11 2016

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Tsunami WalkOut Blue Line Project March 11 at 11 a.m.

[ March 11, 2016; 11:00 AM; ] On Friday, March 11, at 11:00 a.m., Oregon's Office of Emergency Management (OEM) will coordinate with city officials in coastal communities to walk across a blue line into their tsunami safety zone as part of the Tsunami WalkOut Blue Line Project.   The project is one of the first of its kind in the U.S., inspired [...]


Thursday March 10 2016

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Home In Coquille Destroyed By Fire

A home in Coquille was consumed by fire but no injuries were reported. The Coquille Fire Department responded to 56529 Riverton Road on March 8th to a reported structure fire. Upon arrival, responders saw the home was fully engulfed in flames which resulted in a total loss of the home. The case is now under [...]


Thursday March 10 2016

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Governor Brown Signs Bill To Raise Minimum Wage

Governor Kate Brown has signed Senate Bill 1532, increasing the minimum wage in Oregon yesterday morning. The minimum wage will be raised to nearly $15 in six years, through a three-tiered system that has not been tried anywhere else in the country.   President Obama said Congress needs to follow Oregon’s example and raise the federal minimum [...]


Thursday March 3 2016

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