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Watch Free Film Noir At Library

  The Film Noir series at the Coos Bay Library continues on Sunday, August 20th at 4pm with a film from 1947 called Nightmare Alley as this month’s feature. It stars Tyrone Power as Stan Carlisle, a barker for a rundown carnival where he schemes to figure out the mind-reading act of Mademoiselle Zeena (Joan Blondell). Stan [...]


Friday August 18 2017

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Police Ask For Help In Poaching Case

Oregon State Police seek public assistance in a poaching case. The Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division is asking for help to identify the person(s) responsible for the unlawful killing of a cow elk in Douglas County.   On the morning of August 13th, OSP were notified of a dead cow elk southeast of the Dean [...]


Friday August 18 2017

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Sheriffs Graduating Class From Coos And Curry

The Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training announces the graduation of Basic Corrections Local #BCL028 on Friday August 18th at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem. The event will begin at 11am with a reception to follow after the ceremony. Sheriff Eric Zanni of the Coos County Sheriff’s office will be the [...]


Friday August 18 2017

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Lakeside Man Arrested On DUI Charges

A man from Lakeside was arrested on DUI charges. Coos County Deputies were near the intersection of 8th and Railroad Street in Lakeside on August 15th, when they observed a vehicle driving down 8th Street at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was stopped by a Deputy near Jacobson. Upon contact with the driver, [...]


Thursday August 17 2017

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Author of Drunken Botantist At Coos History Museum

  Anyone who is a garden enthusiast, the Coos History Museum wants to help enhance summer fun while learning about the history of the plants that create the world’s greatest drinks.   On August 19th at 6pm the museum is featuring author Amy Stewart at their annual fundraising dinner titled after Stewart’s ingenious book, The Drunken Botanist. Whether [...]


Thursday August 17 2017

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Missing Woman Rescued By Coast Guard

  A Coast Guard crew hoisted a woman to safety on Wednesday afternoon, August 16th. She was rescued near the Sea Lion Caves in Florence. At about 1:25pm, a team from the Florence Police Department called the Coast Guard in North Bend, requesting assistance in hoisting the woman. A local fire department crew had previously made [...]


Thursday August 17 2017

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Multiple Fire Departments Battle two Structure Fires off Cape Arago Highway West Of Coos Bay

Fire crews from multiple agencies are on the scene of a blaze at a residence on Wygant Street, just outside of Coos Bay. The blaze reportedly began in one structure, that appears to be a home, and quickly spread to another. The fire was called in about 10:45pm. There is no word what started the [...]


Thursday August 17 2017

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Operation Backpack Program Seeks Donations

Coos Bay Schools’ Operation Backpack/Shoebox is back. This program helps children in need with school supplies, hygiene products, backpacks and shoes to begin school without any barriers. Instead of giving K-7th grade students a list of school supplies to purchase, the district asks parents to pay a $25 school fee which the district uses to [...]


Wednesday August 16 2017

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Woman Crashes Vehicle On Seven Devils Road

A Nevada woman has been arrested on DUI charges. Coos County Deputies were dispatched to Seven Devils Road on Tuesday, August 15th to a report of a motor vehicle accident. Deputies spoke with the only occupant, 23-year-old Carin Mae Welch from Nevada. Welch initially stated that her boyfriend had been driving and that he had [...]


Wednesday August 16 2017

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Operation Kidsafe Event In Coos Bay

[ August 26, 2017; 10:00 AM; 10:00 AM; 10:00 AM; ]   Operation Kidsafe Child Safety Day will be held Saturday, August 26th. From 10am to 4pm, take advantage of this specialized digital imagery equipment and free fingerprint and photo safety program. Held at Coos Bay Toyota, 2001 North Bayshore Drive. Operation Kidsafe captures a child's picture and fingerprints using a digital video capture device, an [...]


Wednesday August 16 2017

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