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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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Economic Outlook Forum To Be Held in December

Residents of the south coast have an opportunity to hear from renowned economists about local, state and national economic conditions, as well as from local leaders about projects of importance to the local economy at the 21st Annual Economic Outlook Forum. It is scheduled for Friday, December 13th, at The Mill Casino. The [...]


Tuesday November 19 2013

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Woman From Fairview Airlifted To BAH

The Coos Bay 911 center received a call from a male who was on a boat at sea. The caller advised police that he had received a call from his wife reporting to him that she had been involved in an ATV accident east of Fairview on November 11th, was injured and was trapped [...]


Monday November 18 2013

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FBI: John Doe 27 Has Been Found

The FBI reports that it is now believed that tips generated from the November 12th publicity campaign have led to the identification and location (in the Midwest region of the United States) of the man in the photographs known as John Doe 27. As of this time, no arrest warrants have been issued or served. Based [...]


Friday November 15 2013

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ODFW Board To Meet In Coos Bay November 15-16

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Fish Restoration and Enhancement Board will meet on Friday and Saturday, November 15th and 16th in Coos Bay. On Friday, the Board will meet from 9am to 4:30 pm at the Morgan Creek STEP Hatchery Education Building at 97155 Morgan Creek Lane to review three grant proposals and [...]


Friday November 15 2013

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Governor Kitzhaber Orders Flags At Half-Staff To Honor Officer Libke

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber has ordered all flags at public institutions to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, November 14th, in honor of Officer Robert Libke. “I ask Oregonians across the state to join me in honoring the bravery and sacrifice of Officer Robert Libke,” said Governor Kitzhaber. “Though we mourn the [...]


Thursday November 14 2013

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FBI Seeking Information About Suspected Child Sexual Predator

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking the public’s assistance with obtaining identifying information regarding an unknown male suspected of sexually exploiting a child. Photographs and posters depicting the unknown individual, known only as John Doe 27, are available to the public online at the FBI website http://www.fbi.gov/wanted/ecap/unknown-individual-1/view Initial images and videos of the unidentified adult [...]


Wednesday November 13 2013

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ADAPT Staff Help Recovery From Gambling, Drugs, Alcohol

The holidays are fast approaching and for many, this could be difficult time. For every problem gambler, 6 to 10 other people are affected. No one starts gambling with the idea that gambling will ruin their life. Anyone you know who has a gambling problem, you should know about ADAPT. ADAPT has been [...]


Monday November 11 2013

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ODFW: Sturgeon Retention Closes In The Dalles Pool

Fishery managers from Oregon and Washington announced that white sturgeon retention fishing will close starting November 12th on the Columbia River and its tributaries between The Dalles and John Day dams. This 25-mile stretch of the river is the only remaining portion of the Columbia open to sturgeon retention. Through Veterans Day, this fishery remains [...]


Monday November 11 2013

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Free Garden Seminar On Permaculture Nov. 14th

The Coquille Valley Seed Library is hosting a FREE garden seminar on Thursday, November 14th, 6pm at the Owen Building, 201 North Adams Street in Coquille. “Permaculture, principles and practices” will be presented by Chip Boggs, founder of Mountain Homestead, the off-grid forest/farm on Rink Creek Lane where many have learned hands-on permaculture over the [...]


Saturday November 9 2013

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