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COOS BAY POLICE SEEKING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE TO IDENTIFY ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECT

  On February 21st 2018, at approximately 10:47 PM the Coos Bay Police received a 911 call regarding an armed robbery that had just occurred at Subway, 950 S 1st St in Coos Bay. The male suspect had threatened a Subway employee with a firearm, was able to obtain money from the till and then fled [...]


Thursday February 22 2018

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***WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY***

***WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY*** Another Round of Low Elevation Snow Arrives Tonight into Thursday Morning. A reinforcing push of cold air and moisture will arrive this evening through tonight, producing snow over much of the area. Snow levels, at times, may even drop all the way to sea level. The heaviest snow is expected to fall at [...]


Wednesday February 21 2018

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***FREEZE WARNING***

***FREEZE WARNING*** The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning in effect tonight from Midnight to 9:00 AM Tuesday. Expect temperatures to drop between 28 and 32 degrees. Locations include Reedsport to Brookings. Icy road conditions can arise especially in shaded areas.


Monday February 19 2018

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Suspicious Fire on Cascade Lane in the Libby District

Just before 4:00 am Sunday morning, the Coos Bay Fire Department received a report from the North Coos 911 center of a fully involved structure fire at 92550 Cascade Lane, in the Libby District of Coos Bay. Firefighters arrived on scene to find a double wide manufactured home that had been fully destroyed with only [...]


Monday February 19 2018

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***WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY***

***WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY*** IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SUNDAY TO 10 AM MONDAY *Occasional snow showers expected. Snow accumulations a coating to an inch, with locally up to 2 inches, are expected. *Coos and Curry County coasts and coastal valleys to include Coquille and Myrtle Point. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Even a quick burst of snow showers could create slippery road [...]


Saturday February 17 2018

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Proposed Permit For Seafood Processors To Regulate Wastewater Discharges

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has released a draft of a proposed permit to regulate wastewater discharges from seafood processors.  They include plants in Charleston, Coos Bay, Bandon and Winchester Bay. The proposed permit will replace a previous version that expired in 2011. A public hearing in Coos Bay has been set for March [...]


Thursday February 15 2018

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City Administrators Discuss Structure and Urban Renewal

City administrators from Coos Bay and North Bend gave an overview of the structure of the city operations and urban renewal work that has changed the face of their communities. The presentation was made today at the Bay Area Chamber of Commerce Wednesday Business Connection. City Administrator Terrance O’Conner said the city of North Bend [...]


Wednesday February 14 2018

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Athorities Identify Fire Victims and Name Cause

Coos Bay Fire officials say a heater was the cause of a blaze that claimed the lives of two people earlier this week. 79-year-old William Easley and 64-year-old Helen Becker died in the fire that started in a separate room from where the couple was found.  Fire Chief Mark Anderson says a malfunctioning heater or [...]


Wednesday February 14 2018

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Early Morning House Fire Claims Lives of Occupants

Two people are dead after a fire broke out in their home this morning. The names of the victims are being withheld by the medical examiner as the investigation continues. The Coos Bay Fire Department was dispatched to a house fire at 1840 South 19th Street in Englewood around 1:30 this morning. According to fire [...]


Monday February 12 2018

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South Coast Officials to Receive Funding Following Chetco Bar Fire

Relief is in site for Curry County after US Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden were able to assist and secure a $50,000 federal grant. The grant will help develop an economic recovery plan for the county that was severely impacted by the massive Chetco Bar wildfire.  That fire burned 200-thousand acres of the Siskiyou [...]


Friday February 9 2018

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