Lighting of Empire Christmas Tree December 3rd

It’s a holiday tradition. The annual lighting of the Christmas Tree on Saturday, December 3rd. Everyone is invited to come to the Star of Hope at 5pm and enjoy the holiday festivities. Santa will be arriving on a fire engine on December 3rd, at 657 Newmark Avenue in Empire. It’s sponsored by the Community [...]

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Test Smoke Alarms When Turning Clocks Back

Sunday, November 6th marks the end of daylight savings time and serves as a good reminder for Oregonians to test their smoke alarms. The Oregon State Fire Marshal urges residents to test those alarms before automatically changing the batteries. “Smoke alarm technology has advanced and many now come with 10-year batteries and some are tamper-resistant,” [...]

Health alerts issued for pesticide-tainted marijuana sold at North Bend, Salem, Eugene dispensaries

The Oregon Health Authority is advising customers of three medical marijuana dispensaries—in North Bend, Salem and Eugene—that certain products contain high levels of pesticides. OHA recommends they immediately return the affected products or dispose of them.Oregon Medical Marijuana Program officials say that Stonies, 3682 Tremont St., North Bend (MMD 66249), and Green-Way Medicinal, 1865 Beach [...]

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High Surf Advisory Issued For November 3rd

The National Weather Service has issued a High Surf Advisory in effect on Thursday, November 3rd from 12 Noon through 8pm. Average breaking wave heights around 23 feet from the afternoon through early in the evening. This high surf will lead to larger than normal breaking waves. The waves will run up faster and further [...]

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Learn About Relay For Life At Meeting In Coos Bay

The Relay For Life of Coos County invites all members of the community who are looking for a way to get involved to a casual meet and greet with the Relay committee on Thursday, November 10th from 6 to 7:30pm at the Coos Bay Fire Station on Elrod Avenue. Learn more about the Relay For [...]