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Oregon Landslide

Heavy rainfall brings slide potential

  SOUTHWEST OREGON – Heavy rainfall Friday in southwest Oregon will bring increased potential for landslides in the mountains. The National Weather Service has issued a flood potential outlook for Coos, Curry and Josephine counties.   Be alert to changing weather conditions throughout the weekend, and use extreme caution when travelling. Watch for signs of a landslide, which [...]


Friday March 28 2014

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Studded Tires

Oregon’s studded tire season won’t be extended past this Monday

  ODOT – Oregon’s studded tire season won’t be extended past Monday, 3/31   Please remove your studded tires by Monday, March 31. Given the current weather forecasts, ODOT does not plan to extend the Oregon studded tire season.   ODOT encourages you to consider other types of traction tires or chains. A study completed in 2000 concluded [...]


Friday March 28 2014

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Whale Watch Week Along The Coast

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department announces that now through March 29th is when gray whales cruise north on their spring migration. Gray whale numbers usually peak around the last week in March and in time for the Spring Whale Watch Week. Nearly 160 gray whales pass along the coast each day and whale watchers [...]


Friday March 28 2014

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Heroin, Meth Operation Dismantled By LINT

Two people were arrested when the Lincoln Interagency Narcotics Team served search warrants at two locations and seized a large quantity of heroin and methamphetamine, firearms, and a large amount of currency. LINT detectives served the search warrant in the 400 block of 7th Street in Newport. The search led to the seizure of evidence [...]


Thursday March 27 2014

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SOLVE Looking For Earth Day Volunteers

Every April, the world celebrates Earth Day. And while many in our communities want to help, they are unsure of what they can do. SOLVE, the state wide environmental non-profit, is calling for volunteers to participate in the annual SOLVE IT for Earth Day event on April 26th, one of the largest Earth Day events [...]


Thursday March 27 2014

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ODFW: Shed Hunt Responsibly To Protect Game

This time of year, many Oregonians head outdoors to look for the antlers that have been shed by male deer and elk. Deer usually shed theirs from late December through March, and elk from late February through early April. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife reports that this time period is also a critical one [...]


Tuesday March 25 2014

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Police Training In Reedsport

The Reedsport Police Department has announced that there will be police training at the Reedsport Community Charter School on March 25th. The school is at Highway 101 and Longwood Drive. The Department is taking advantage of the empty campus during spring break to conduct valuable training. The training will take place between 8am and 4pm [...]


Tuesday March 25 2014

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ORCCA Expanding Board Of Directors

The Oregon Coast Community Action Board of Directors is requesting recommendations for candidates to serve on the ORCCA Board of Directors. Ideal candidates should be residents of Coos, Curry County or the area of Douglas County served by the Reedsport School District. “This is an exciting time for ORCCA as we move forward in a positive, [...]


Monday March 24 2014

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NWS: Wet, Windy Storms Expected This Week

The National Weather Service reports that windy and wet weather will be starting late on Monday, March 24th, and lasting into the weekend. The first front will arrive at the coast on Monday night, then move inland on Tuesday. Moderate precipitation is expected to impact the coastal mountain area and over higher terrain Monday night [...]


Monday March 24 2014

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Traffic Crash Kills Lincoln City Woman

Oregon State Police are continuing their investigation into a single vehicle fatal traffic crash that occurred off Highway 101 about three miles south of Depoe Bay. On the morning of March 19th, a witness traveling south on Highway 101 reported a car passed their vehicle at a high rate of speed, traveling off the highway and [...]


Thursday March 20 2014

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