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One Arrest Made After Assault On Broadway

Jacob Daniel Evans   Authorities have arrested a suspect in the aggravated assault case that left another man severely injured.  27-year-old Jacob Daniel Evans, also known as Davey Yocum, was taken into custody late this morning.  Police began their investigation after 30-year-old Mark Eugene Hendrix was found walking down a sidewalk covered in blood Thursday afternoon.  Hendrix [...]


Friday July 21 2017

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City Crews Mowing Roadside Brush

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Friday July 21 2017

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Oregon Coast Music Festival Kicks Off This Weekend

The 39th Annual Oregon Coast Music Festival kicks off this weekend on Saturday, July 22nd with the Bay Area Concert Band performing at Mingus Park at 12 Noon. The Bay Area Concert Band has been the opening act for every Oregon Coast Music Festival since it began 39 years ago. This community band is supported [...]


Friday July 21 2017

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Kick It With Coos Bay Area Habitat for Humanity

Everyone is invited to cheer on a favorite team at that Coos Bay area Habitat for Humanity’s second annual Kickball Tournament on Saturday, July 22nd from 10 to 3pm at Sunset Middle School (245 South Cammann Street, Coos Bay). Teams from America’s Mattress, Bay Area First Step, the Coquille Indian Tribe and Farr’s will compete [...]


Friday July 21 2017

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Assault In North Bend: Police Looking For Witnesses

On Thursday afternoon at about 4pm, the North Bend Police Department received a 911 call indicating that an adult male was walking on a sidewalk on Broadway Avenue and that this person was reportedly covered in blood. North Bend Police located the adult male at the corner of 14th Street and Broadway, covered in blood. [...]


Friday July 21 2017

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Make Someone Smile Week

  Hundreds of floral arrangements are being delivered during Teleflora’s Make Someone Smile Week. It’s one of the floral industry’s leading charitable projects and Coos County is one of two communities in Oregon and Southwest Washington chosen to participate in this year’s campaign. This week (July 16–21), hundreds of deserving people in Coos County are receiving [...]


Thursday July 20 2017

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Empire Boulevard Enhancement July 21st

  Starting on Friday, July 21st at 7am, Empire Boulevard contractor La Duke Construction will begin cold planning certain areas to prepare the road for new pavement. Cold planning is a method of grinding the existing asphalt to allow for a smooth transition for when the new pavement is installed, which will begin August 1st.   Traffic [...]


Thursday July 20 2017

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Coast Guard Rescues Fisherman Who Suffered Heart Attack

  The Coast Guard airlifted an ill fisherman off the commercial fishing vessel Kandi Dawn. Watch standers at the Coast Guard station in North Bend received a call for help from the captain of the fishing vessel at 1:30am on July 18th requesting support from the Columbia River air crew. The vessl was 75 miles off-shore [...]


Thursday July 20 2017

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Little Ole Opry Onstage At Liberty Theatre

The Liberty Theatre, home of Little Theatre on the Bay, is performing Little Ole Opry on the Bay. Performance dates are now through July 30th: Saturday at 7pm, Sunday at 2pm. The famous Little Ole Opry on the Bay features a different show every weekend. offering vintage Country, Rock and Roll, Director’s Choice and more! [...]


Wednesday July 19 2017

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Deceased Person Identified

A deceased person has been identified. The Coos County Sheriff’s office reports that the body from Bullards Beach State Park, found on July 4th, has now been identified using fingerprint technology as 52-year-old Donald Laurence Deruchiez. The Sheriff’s office did not want to release the name at first, so they could locate the next of [...]


Wednesday July 19 2017

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