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Brookings Woman Rescued From Cliff

The Brookings Police Department requested assistance from the Curry County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team after receiving a report of a woman and her dog stuck on the side of the cliff above a beach at the end of Collis Lane in Brookings. 35-year-old April Sachanowski of Brookings was reportedly stuck on a ledge about [...]


Wednesday February 10 2016

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$400,000 Grant For University Wood Products Center

Oregon Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced that the Economic Development Administration has awarded over $400,000 to expand the capacity of Oregon State University’s National Center for Advanced Wood Products Manufacturing and Design for business enterprises that supply engineered wood building products. The Center for AWP is a collaboration between Oregon State University and [...]


Tuesday February 9 2016

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Learn To Start Your Own Business

Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Small Business Development Center is offering everyone a chance to start a business with a workshop called “Ready Set Start Your Business” each week in February. The 2-hour workshop provides information on licensing, business structure, financing, planning, business resources and more. Handouts provide contact information needed to register a business and [...]


Tuesday February 9 2016

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Update: Highway 101 Open–School District On Late Start

The Port Orford and Langlois School District is on a late start for Tuesday, February 9th. Highway 101 was closed three miles south of Langlois on the Willow Creek bridge. A semi truck that was carrying jet fuel caught on fire. The Oregon Department of Transportation re-opened the highway, however school will still operate on [...]


Tuesday February 9 2016

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Get Immunizations Up-To-Date Before School Exclusion Day

The Oregon Health Authority reports that parents must provide schools, child care facilities with children’s vaccine records. February 17th is School Exclusion Day, and the Oregon Immunization Program reminds parents that children will not be able to attend school or child care starting that day if their records on file show missing immunizations.   Under state law, [...]


Monday February 8 2016

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Man Flees Police On Motorcycle In High Speed Pursuit

A Coos Bay Police Officer attempted to stop a red 2006 Honda Sport motorcycle on Saturday, February 6th. The operator, Jonathan W. Windhurst, failed to yield. Windhurst then led the officer on a high speed pursuit, south on Highway 101. Officers lost sight of Windhurst as he continued towards Bandon, at speeds over 100 miles [...]


Monday February 8 2016

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Police Investigate Body Washed Ashore At Baker Beach

Oregon State Police and the Lane County Sheriff’s office continue their investigation into the discovery of the body of a man found at Baker Beach, seven miles north of Florence. According to OSP, on February 6th at 1:56pm, a body was reported washed ashore at Baker Beach. Lane County Sheriff’s and Oregon State Police responded. [...]


Monday February 8 2016

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Free Caregiver Classes Start March 2nd

[ March 2, 2016; 3:00 PM; ] Powerful tools for caregivers are being offered. A series of free classes begin on March 2nd and run for six consecutive Wednesdays through April 6th. Choose afternoons or nights and register for only one series. Afternoons from 3 to 4:30pm, or Nights from 6 to 7:30pm. Classes meet at the Bay Area Community Health and [...]


Friday February 5 2016

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Bite Of Bandon To Benefit Youth Center

[ March 5, 2016; 6:00 PM; ] The Bandon Community Youth Center is a non-profit youth organization providing after school and summer structured programming to students in the Bandon area. New this school year, the Youth Center is offering an after school "Homework Help" program Monday-Thursday adding to other after school workshop-all that will benefit from this event. The Bite of [...]


Thursday February 4 2016

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Zonta Offering Scholarships To Students

Last year, the Zonta Club of the Coos Bay area provided students in the community with more than $10,000 in scholarships. Scholarships are also available for this year. Students can apply for the Zonta scholarships, which include the open and memorial scholarships, and Young Women in Public Affairs, STEM and club scholarships. The deadline for [...]


Thursday February 4 2016

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