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ODFW Asks Public To Comment On 2015 Groundfish And Sport Halibut Seasons

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking sport anglers to comment and help shape the 2015 Pacific halibut and groundfish seasons during a meeting in Coos Bay tonight. “This is an opportunity for sport anglers to provide their input on proposed changes to the Pacific halibut catch sharing plan and sport groundfish regulations for [...]


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Man Arrested For Unlawful Use Of Weapon

Coos County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call about a dispute between two neighbors over one neighbor’s dogs allegedly killing another’s sheep in the Ridge Road area, north of North Bend. During the investigation police was learned that 55-year-old Adam Hecht, had confronted his neighbor, 77-year-old Fred Joseph Miller at his house with [...]


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Elliott State Forest Alternatives Project

There will be a special meeting of the State Land Board on Wednesday, October 8th, to hear comments from the public regarding ownership and management of the Elliott State Forest. In recent years, revenues from the Elliott State Forest, a land asset of the Common School Fund, have been curtailed because of Endangered Species Act litigation. [...]


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Southwestern Oregon Community College Receives $2.4 Million Grant to Support Career Training Programs

The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded Southwestern Oregon Community College (SWOCC) a $2.4 million grant to expand specialized technical training for careers in the health care and natural resources industries. It’s the only such grant awarded to a college in Oregon.   The Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant Program (TAACCCT) supports education [...]


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Highway 38 Motorcycle Fatal Victim Identified as John Ambrosini

Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into a fatal motorcycle crash reported Thursday afternoon off Highway 38 about twelve miles east of Reedsport. The victim’s name and additional information is released in this update.   On October 2, 2014 at approximately 2:57 p.m., OSP, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and local emergency responders were notified [...]