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Great Oregon Shakeout October 16th

The threat is serious in Oregon where offshore earthquakes can be similar to the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in 2011, and onshore earthquakes can strike at any time. The Oregon Office of Emergency Management urges Oregonians to prepare now, have an emergency plan for earthquakes and build an emergency kit. Many people can get seriously [...]


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Celtic Society Hosts Halloween Event

[ October 29, 2014; 7:00 PM; ] A Samhain celebration will be held on Wednesday, October 29th from 7 to 9pm at the Coos Bay Library. Hosted by the Coastal Celtic Society, admission is free; doors open at about 6:45pm. Samhain is the Gaelic language name for the traditional Celtic holiday which gave rise to Hallowe’en. Samhain is a [...]


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October 15th Deadline For ODFW Comments

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking comments from the public on a request to waive fish passage requirement for an existing dam on Lower Pony Creek and to amend an existing waiver for a second dam on Upper Pony Creek, both near Coos Bay. The Coos Bay North Bend Water Board has [...]


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Five People Rescued By Coast Guard

A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued five people stuck on the rocks in Fogarty Creek near Depoe Bay on October 11th. The crew from the Coast Guard air facility in Newport arrived on scene and ferried the people to shore where they were met by ground crews including Coast Guard Station Depoe Bay crew members and [...]


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Update: Fatal Traffic Crash On Highway 126W Near Veneta

Oregon State Police are continuing their investigation into a single vehicle traffic crash along Highway 126W near Veneta, that occurred on October 10th, turning fatal after the victim was taken to a hospital. The name of the victim has been released. According to reports, on October 10th, a vehicle driven by 80-year-old Jerry J.B. Howell, from [...]