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Coos Bay Man Charged With Violating Restraining Order

A Coos County Sheriff responded to Lowell Lane in Coos Bay to a report of a disturbance on March 30th. The Deputy made contact with 34-year-old Darren L. Williams of Coos Bay. An investigation revealed that Williams had come to the residence and became engaged in an argument with the 54-year-old female resident, who had [...]


Friday April 1 2016

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Missing Body Of Captain From Patty A J Located

The Coast Guard has confirmed the discovery of the body of Skipper Jerry Barkley from the Patty A J. The Commander of the USCG Station in Coos Bay, Kary Moss reports the body was found onboard the vessel late yesterday afternoon. The salvage team from Northwest Marine Services has been lifting the 62-foot trawler from [...]


Thursday March 31 2016

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Preparing For Coquille Gay 90’s Celebration

The Coquille Gay 90s 2016 celebration theme is Rascals and River Belles. It’s Saturday June 4th. This years theme was chosen to highlight the Sawdust Theatre’s 50th season and play off this year’s production, “The Great Riverton Ruse or Beware of the Golden Gambler”.   Gay 90s Button Design Contest: The Coquille Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a [...]


Wednesday March 30 2016

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Missing Bandon Woman Found Safe And Uninjured

The Coos County Sheriff’s office responded to a report of a lost person at Lighthouse Lookout and Norton Gulch Trail in Coos Bay on March 23rd. Multiple agencies including the Coast Guard worked in the search effort that lasted five hours. A Coast Guard helicopter crew located the victim, 30-year-old Jennifer Marie Annastasiou of [...]


Monday March 28 2016

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SOLVE Beach Cleanup Welcomes Volunteers

On Saturday, March 26th, SOLVE (an acronym for Stop Oregon Litter and Vandalism; the “E” was added as a call to action) welcomes volunteers of all ages to join in clearing the Oregon coast of litter and marine debris. The 31st annual SOLVE Spring Oregon Beach Cleanup will take place from 10am to 1pm. Register [...]


Friday March 25 2016

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Shed Hunt Responsibly And Legally

Oregon State Police have cited several people for trying to cut antlers off deer and elk skulls they found outdoors. Others have wrongly picked up bighorn sheep skulls with horns attached where a disease outbreak left dead scavenged sheep on the landscape. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and OSP are reminding shed hunters [...]


Friday March 25 2016

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Snowy Plover Nesting Season On Oregon Beaches

Warmer March temperatures brings many visitors to Oregon’s shoreline. For the western snowy plover, March means nesting. This tiny shorebird, protected under state law and under the federal Endangered Species Act, usually begins nesting in mid-to-late-March.   The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for overseeing snowy plover management and the recreation restrictions that come with [...]


Friday March 25 2016

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Gray Whale Fluking

Final Weekend To Spot Migrating Whales

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the final spring Whale Watch event, today and tomorrow, March 26th at 24 whale watching sites along the coast. Trained volunteers from the ‘Whale Watching Spoken Here’ program are at the sites from 10am to 1pm to help visitors spot gray whales heading north. Visitors will also [...]


Friday March 25 2016

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Body Recovery

Body Found On Port Orford Beach

The Curry County Sheriff’s office received a call from a Port Orford resident yesterday afternoon regarding the discovery of a human male body along the shoreline. Oregon State Police responded to assist. Due to the body’s condition, there was no way to identify the person other than being an adult male. A Search and Rescue [...]


Thursday March 24 2016

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Capsized Boat FV Patty AJ

Update: One Still Missing After Boat Capsizes

A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Coos Bay,  in Charleston, Oregon, searches for a missing fisherman next to the  62-foot fishing trawler Patty A J, after the vessel capsized while inbound between the Coos Bay Bar jetties, March 23, 2016. The other three people who were on board, including an observer with [...]


Wednesday March 23 2016

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