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Tribal Coos Bay Estuary Historic District Approved for Federal Consideration

The State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation will move a Traditional Cultural Property Historic District Application forward to the National Registry of Historic Place for further review. The application has been made by the Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians. Despite comments opposing the TCP as well as concerns with size [...]


Friday February 22 2019

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***HIGH WIND WATCH***

***HIGH WIND WATCH*** The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a High Wind Watch…which is in effect from Sunday evening through Monday afternoon. * Winds…South 35 to 50 mph with gusts of 70 to 80 mph possible. * Timing…Late Sunday night through Monday morning. * Locations include…Portions of the southern Oregon coast south of Bandon including Gold Beach, [...]


Friday February 22 2019

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FROST ADVISORY TONIGHT

***FROST ADVISORY*** The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Frost Advisory…which is in effect from 1 AM to 8 AM Friday. * Temperature…31 to 35 Areas inland of the immediate coast may see temperatures in the upper 20s to lower 30s. * Locations include…Coos Bay, North Bend, Reedsport, Bandon, Port Orford.


Thursday February 21 2019

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***COOS BAY MAN ARRESTED ON ARSON CHARGES AND MANUFACTURING DESTRUCTIVE DEVICE***

North Bend Police and Fire were alerted of a possible explosion at a residence on Brussells in North Bend Wednesday morning. Upon arrival, Police officers and Firefighters discovered damage to the residence where a window was shattered and evidence of a small fire. Further Investigation revealed that the residence on Brussells was struck with a [...]


Thursday February 21 2019

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Special Council Meeting Tonight at Coos Bay Library

The Coos Bay City Council will hold its 7:00 meeting with the Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Suislaw Indians at the Coos Bay Library. The majority of the agenda will be to discuss the Tribe’s proposal for a Traditional Cultural Property District. The proposal is to list a 20-mile area in the [...]


Tuesday February 19 2019

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High Counts of Fecal Coliform Found at Wastewater Treatment Plant in Coos Bay

High Counts of Fecal Coliform Bacteria were found yesterday at Wastewater Treatment Plant 1 in Coos Bay. The counts were discovered this morning after a 24-hour test. Fecal Coliform are used as indicator organisms to test the effectiveness of effluent disinfection in a wastewater treatment plant. The plant must meet water quality limits identified in [...]


Friday February 15 2019

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Coos Bay Man Arrested on Child Neglect Charges

A Yellow Cab Taxi Driver contacted Coos County Sheriff’s office after dropping off a request to a home where two children answered the door. Deputies responded to the location and called out for anyone inside. After repeated requests and no answer deputies were concerned for not only a occupant of the residence but the unattended [...]


Friday February 15 2019

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Truck Driver Cited After Crashing Into Coos Bay Motel

The driver of a log truck that crashed into a Coos Bay Motel has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence of marijuana.  60-year-old Benjamin Long Junior was driving a Koos Trucking log truck south on Highway 101 when he lost control of the truck after slamming on his brakes at the intersection [...]


Thursday February 14 2019

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***HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM FRIDAY TO 10 AM SATURDAY***

***HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM FRIDAY TO 10 AM SATURDAY*** The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a High Surf Advisory…which is in effect from 4 AM Friday to 10 AM Saturday. * Waves and Surf…Heavy northwest swell will bring high surf to the southern Oregon beaches. Average breaker heights will increase to [...]


Wednesday February 13 2019

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New Rural Health Regional Associate Dean at OHSU

Oregon Health and Science named Megan Holland as the new Regional Associate Dean for their new campus on the South Coast. Holland will add this part time position and continue her role as a Physician for the Southern Coos Health Clinic in Bandon. She will help guide OHSU’s efforts to advance rural health care and [...]


Wednesday February 13 2019

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