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Empire Boulevard Construction Starts Monday

The Empire Boulevard project will start up again on May 1st and is scheduled to be completed by July 31st. The city of Coos Bay anticipates that it will take approximately 90 days to complete the remaining improvements. The scope will widen the road section to provide bike lanes and sidewalks on both sides [...]


Friday April 28 2017

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Dispose Unwanted Prescription Drugs In Coquille

On Saturday, April 29th, from 10 to 12 Noon, the Coquille Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring pills for disposal to the Coquille Police Department at 851 [...]


Thursday April 27 2017

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Reedsport Fined By DEQ For Waste Water Violations

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has fined Reedsport $3,600 for failing to report violations of its waste water permit to the DEQ within 24 hours. The city failed to notify the DEQ after it exceeded E. coli bacteria limits for its sewer treatment facility at 185 West Railroad Avenue. The violations took place [...]


Wednesday April 26 2017

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Final Weekend For My Fair Lady In North Bend

This is the final weekend for performances of My Fair Lady onstage at the Liberty Theatre, home of Little Theatre on the Bay. Performance dates are through April 30th, Friday and Saturday at 7pm, Sunday at 2pm. Ticket prices are $11.00 for children and seniors, $13.00 for adults. My Fair Lady is a musical based [...]


Tuesday April 25 2017

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Police Searching For Firearms From Coos Bay Burglary

  The Coos Bay Police Department investigated a reported residential burglary on Thursday, April 20th in the 300 block of 10th Avenue in the Eastside area of Coos Bay. According to reports, a large gun safe was stolen that contained several firearms, watches and jewelry, as well as other items from inside the home. That night, [...]


Tuesday April 25 2017

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Free Household Waste Collection Event April 29th

[ April 29, 2017; 9:00 AM; 9:00 AM; 9:00 AM; 9:00 AM; ] For anyone who missed the first household waste collection event, there will be another held at the Beaver Hill Transfer site on April 29th. Coos and Curry County residents can dispose of various household chemicals at this free event from 9am to 1pm on Highway 101 between Coos Bay and Bandon. Call 541-396-7624 to make [...]


Tuesday April 25 2017

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Coquille Rapist Gets 50 Years

Frank Wayne Noakes A Coquille man will spend 50 years in prison for raping a female family member who was 11 years old at the time the crimes occurred. 44-year-old Frank Wayne Noakes was sentenced this morning before Judge Martin Stone in Coquille. Noakes received the maximum sentence of 25 years each for the [...]


Monday April 24 2017

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Leaven No Trace Founder Raymond Furr Charged with Burglary and Trespass

Raymond Furr Coos County Deputies have arrested and charged Leaven No Trace founder Raymond Furr with Burglary and Trespass after receiving a report that Furr was at a residence on West Fork Millicoma Lane that Furr was arrested previously for squatting. Furr was transported to the Coos County Jail and charged with Burglary I, Burglary II [...]


Monday April 24 2017

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Coast Guard: Be Aware Of Bar Restrictions

The Coast Guard reminds boaters to adhere to pay attention to bar restrictions while traveling rivers in the area. More than seven deaths in bar-related accidents have been reported along the coast of Oregon last year. Failure to comply with rules and regulations could result in financial penalties, imprisonment and forfeiture of the owner’s vessel [...]


Monday April 24 2017

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Anderson Avenue Closed For Water Board Paving

The Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board will pave an asphalt patch from a water main repair in the intersection of Anderson Avenue and South 10th Street in Coos Bay on Friday, April 21st. Anderson Avenue will be closed between South 10th and South 9th Streets during the placement of the asphalt. Traffic will [...]


Friday April 21 2017

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