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Free Spring Family Dance At Boys And Girls Club

It’s a free family and friends dance at the Boys and Girls Club on Friday, April 22nd from 7 to 9pm. Come to 3333 Walnut Street in Coos Bay for this Spring Family Dance featuring live music by Done Deal. Popcorn and lemonade will be provided. The dance is being sponsored by the GUILD after [...]


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Zumba For A Cause To Raise Funds For Relay For Life

It’s Zumba for a Cause on Saturday, April 23rd from 3 to 5pm. The doors will open at 2:30 at the North Bend High School Gymnasium, 2323 Pacific Avenue. Rylee Young, the 2016 Miss Coos County Outstanding Teen, will be hosting this Zumba event to raise money for the Relay for Life and to [...]


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Shawn Yamate Found Guilty of Murder and Corpse Abuse

Shawn “Sick Boy” Yamate After a six day jury trial, 36 year-old Shawn Kristopher Yamate was found guilty of murder, abuse of a corpse and witness tampering. The charge stems from the death of Forest Martin who was bludgeoned to death by Yamate on June 26, 2015. After Yamate killed Martin he dragged his body out [...]


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41,000 Job Vacancies Reflect Stronger Economy

Businesses in Oregon reported 41,300 vacancies in the winter of 2016. That marks the first time job vacancies have exceeded 40,000, and reflects the rapid pace of job growth in the state. The Oregon Employment Department reports that health care and social assistance topped all industries with 9,400 vacancies in the winter. Leisure and hospitality [...]


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Oregon Health Authority Issues Statewide Advisory On Bass Consumption

The Oregon Health Authority has issued a statewide advisory for bass consumption due to elevated levels of mercury found in fish tissue sampled across the state. The fish consumption advisory affects bass in all water bodies statewide, including river systems. Bass is the focus of the advisory because it is a resident species. It lives [...]