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“Neeko” Helps Police With Arrest

After being on the job for less than a month, a police K-9 assisted in the arrest of a Bandon man. The Coos County Sheriff’s Office was called by the Bandon Police Department to assist in finding a wanted subject who had run from a traffic stop. Following a search, dog tracker ‘Neeko’ located [...]


Tuesday December 17 2013

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Oregon Crab Negotiations Were Successful

Dungeness crab fishermen along the Oregon coast will begin setting their pots in the ocean at 8am on December 13th, after an agreement was reached in the annual state-supervised crab price negotiations. The 2013/14 crab season will officially start at 12:01am on Monday, December 16th. The season was delayed 15 days after pre-season testing revealed [...]


Thursday December 12 2013

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South Coast Development Council Selects Interim Director

The South Coast Development Council, or SCDC, has announced it has selected John Hitt as interim executive director. On the job since December 1st, the interim director will focus on promotion and support of businesses that provide quality jobs through responsible development on Oregon’s South Coast. Hitt’s first task is collaboration with local business owners and [...]


Wednesday December 11 2013

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Man Injured After Fleeing Traffic Crash On Foot

Oregon State Police and Curry County Sheriff’s Office are continuing the investigation into an early Thursday morning incident following a single vehicle traffic crash along Highway 101 near Harbor in Curry County. A Brookings-area man was taken to the hospital for injuries sustained after the crash. On December 5th, a vehicle driven by 53-year-old James [...]


Thursday December 5 2013

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Sport Fishing Regulations Now Available

The 2014 Oregon Sport Fishing regulations are now available on-line, at ODFW offices and at most places that sell hunting and fishing licenses. One of the most significant changes in this year’s regulations is a number of new license options that include the Columbia River Basin endorsement. Beginning January 1st, 2014, the new endorsement will [...]


Thursday December 5 2013

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Reedsport Selects Next Police Chief

Reedsport’s City Manager Jonathan Wright has announced the conditional appointment of Duane Arthur Wisehart as Police Chief for the city of Reedsport. Wisehart currently works for the city of Hemet Police Department, in California. The search for a new Police Chief began in August 2013 after the sudden death of Chief Mark Fandrey. The [...]


Tuesday December 3 2013

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“A Christmas Tale” Onstage In Bandon

E. Ben Eazer is the proprietor of the “Ben Eazer Used Car Company” in the hamlet of Dickens in up-state New York. The setting is Christmas, 1961. Ben’s disposition is the consequence of years of toil in the pursuit of personal wealth. Although he has a family, he prefers to live alone without responsibility or [...]


Tuesday December 3 2013

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OSP: Thanksgiving Reporting Statistics

Oregon State Police information indicates that two people died in traffic crashes during this years Thanksgiving holiday period between 6pm, November 27th, and 11:59pm, December 1st. OSP troopers partnered with Washington State Patrol and California Highway Patrol over the holiday period during an enhanced joint traffic safety effort called the “I-5 Challenge” to promote driving [...]


Tuesday December 3 2013

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ODFW: Dungeness Crab Season Delayed

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has announced that the opening of the ocean commercial Dungeness crab season in Oregon will be delayed through at least December 15th. The commercial Dungeness crab season along the Oregon coast normally opens December 1st, but can be delayed to ensure a high-quality product to consumers. The testing measures [...]


Tuesday November 26 2013

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Senate Confirms Two New Port Commissioners

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber has appointed, and the Oregon Senate Rules Committee has confirmed, two new members to the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay’s Board of Commissioners. North Bend resident Robert E. Garcia and Coos Bay resident Brianna S. Hanson have been appointed to four-year terms on the commission. Mr. Garcia is the tribal chairman [...]


Monday November 25 2013

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