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BLM To Conduct Pasture Burn At Dean Creek

The Bureau of Land Management will conduct controlled pasture burns at the Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area on July 1st and 2nd. Approximately 100 acres will be carefully burned to improve elk forage and habitat at the popular wildlife viewing area. This prescribed burn is part of the BLM’s yearly efforts to improve grazing conditions [...]

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UPDATE: 101 Double Fatal Collision

Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into the double fatal crash that occurred on Highway 101 in Coos County north of Bandon. The crash resulted in the death of a San Francisco woman and the death of a Bandon man. Names of the deceased will be released tomorrow after next of kin for [...]

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Water Board To Start Pine Ave. Construction

The Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board will be replacing a water main on Pine Avenue and North 8th Street in Coos Bay from Highway 101 to Koosbay Boulevard starting on Monday, June 30th. The construction will be a distance of about 2,000 feet. Construction work is anticipated to be completed by November 1st, 2014. The Water [...]

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Deadline June 30th For Volunteer Reserve Police Officers

The city of Coos Bay is now accepting applications for volunteer reserve police officers. Anyone interested in volunteering their time is encouraged to complete an application and resume, and submit them to the city manager’s office at 500 Central Avenue, Coos Bay. The deadline for submissions is at 5pm on Monday, June 30th. Applications [...]

Oregon Fee Increase for Boaters

Marine Board Approves a Proposed Registered Motorboat Fee Increase

The Oregon State Marine Board met for their quarterly Board meeting on June 25 in Prineville, to discuss the agency’s proposed 2015-2017 budget and consider a recommendation for a motorboat fee increase. The Board also approved two boating facility grant increase requests and elected new Board officers.   Staff briefed the Board on budget preparation and the [...]