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State Fire Marshal Urges Caution To Prevent Wildfires

With Oregon’s hotter temperatures and dry conditions throughout the state, Oregon State Fire Marshal Jim Walker is urging all residents to take care and use caution to prevent wildfires. walker says that a majority of this year’s wild fires have been caused by humans. “We all need to take responsibility for protecting ourselves and our [...]


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Electronic Round Up Recycling Event In Coos Bay

Any unused or unwanted electronics will be accepted at the Electronic Round-Up on Saturday, August 27th. Cardinal Services with NextStep Recycling is hosting this community recycling event. They’ll take almost anything that gets plugged in or that runs on batteries. Between 9am and 3pm, bring them to 1242 Newmark in Coos Bay, next to Cardinal [...]


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Coquille Police Start Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign

The Coquille Police Department will be involved in a Safety Belt blitz from August 24th through September 4th. The campaign is a state-wide selective traffic enforcement program focused on enforcing seat belt use, proper speed, and preventing distracted driving while using mobile phones. These three factors are the most common violations leading to crash-related [...]


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Veterans Town Hall Meeting In North Bend

[ August 25, 2016; 5:00 PM; ] All veterans, family members and stakeholders are invited to a Town Hall meeting on Thursday, August 25th. Hosted by the Department of Veterans Affairs, this will be an open dialogue listening forum. Key staff will be present to assist veterans with questions. It will be held at the American Legion Post 34, 1421 Airport way, [...]


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No Injuries From Early Morning Fire On Libby Lane

The Coos Forest Protective Association responded to a fire on Libby Lane, approximately two miles west of Coos Bay at 1:30am on Friday morning. CFPA officials say the fire was human-caused, but the specific cause of the fire is still under investigation. The fire began in a four-year old timber stand and burned one third [...]