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CASA Offering Training

[ October 29, 2014; 8:30 AM; ] CASA of Coos County is seeking volunteers for an upcoming training in November and December to become a Court Appointed Special Advocate for a child. CASA is a national nonprofit organization which trains and supports volunteers to speak and act as advocates for the best interests of children in the foster care and child welfare [...]


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Free Geology Lecture At SWOCC

Southwestern Oregon Community College kicks off the Geology Lecture Series on Saturday, October 25th at 7pm with “Plastic in the Global Ocean” by Dr. Giora Proskurowski. This free lecture is at the Hales Center for the Performing Arts and is open to all members of the community. Dr. Proskurowski was lured to the Earth sciences [...]


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McCullough Bridge to remain closed until weekend

U.S. Highway 101 is expected to remain closed at McCullough Bridge in North Bend at least until Saturday.   ODOT and contractor crews are currently working to stabilize the project enclosure that is attached to the bridge. The enclosure slid approximately 60 feet out of place on Wednesday afternoon, prompting the closure of the bridge.   This stabilization work [...]


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Missing Person Found / Warrant Arrest Made

The Coos County Sheriff’s office responded to the end of Hinch Lane, South Slough Sanctuary, south of Coos Bay on the morning of October 22nd to a reported lost person. The subject, a 54-year-old female, had called 911 to report she had been out over night and was lost while mushroom picking. As a result of [...]


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McCullough Bridge Closure and Death Investigation

5:26 PM October 23 – UPDATE - ODOT: SW Oregon: U.S. Highway 101 will remain closed at McCullough Bridge in North Bend until at least Friday afternoon, possibly longer. ODOT is working to stabilize the construction project enclosure attached to the bridge. The enclosure was damaged Wednesday afternoon and prompted the temporary closure of the [...]