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***FERC Denies Jordan Cove Declaratory Order Petition***

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has denied a Jordan Cove petition for declaratory order. The company had sought intervention with regards to an Oregon Department of Environmental Quality denial of water quality permit as it relates to the clean water act. At its meeting today, the commission found that Jordan Cove was required to request [...]


Tuesday January 19 2021

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Corrections Department Starts Planning for Shutter Creek Closure

The Department of Corrections has started the process of giving employees of the Shutter Creek Correctional Institution in Hauser relocation opportunities. That after the Governor released her plan to close the facility by January 2022. The Governor made references to three prison closures during an AP legislative preview last week. DOC Spokesman Zachary Erdman says [...]


Tuesday January 19 2021

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*** BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT THROUGH WEDNESDAY ***

  *** BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT THROUGH WEDNESDAY *** Hazardous conditions as high and infrequent wave run-ups from a long period swell will likely result in sneaker waves on all area beaches along the southern Oregon Coast, including the beaches of Coos, Curry, and Douglas Counties. This event will be in effect from 2 AM through 10 AM [...]


Tuesday January 19 2021

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*** BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT ***

*** HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM FRIDAY TO 8 AM SATURDAY – BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM SUNDAY THROUGH 3 PM SUNDAY AFTERNOON *** For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves of 20 to 25 feet. For the Beach Hazards Statement, high and infrequent wave run-ups from a very [...]


Thursday January 14 2021

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*** HIGH WIND WARNING FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM WEDNESDAY ***

*** HIGH WIND WARNING FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM WEDNESDAY *** Expect south winds 25 to 40 mph with gusts up to 70 mph expected on most of the southern Oregon coast and headlands. This includes portions of highway 101. Expect the strongest winds between Pistol River and Cape Arago, including Gold Beach [...]


Monday January 11 2021

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*** HIGH SURF WARNING FROM 1 AM TO 10 PM ON SUNDAY ***

*** HIGH SURF WARNING FROM 1 AM TO 10 PM ON SUNDAY *** Expect large breaking waves of 25 to 27 feet on beaches along the South Central Oregon Coast, including the beaches of Curry, Coos, and Douglas Counties. Large breaking waves will create hazardous conditions along beaches and area shorelines. Combined with high king tides, [...]


Friday January 8 2021

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Coos Bay Transitioning to In-house Wastewater Operations

Coos Bay City Councilors authorized city staff to begin the process of terminating its contract with Jacobs for the management and operation of the city’s wastewater treatment system. The city had asked Jacobs to fulfill its contractual obligations, deal with staffing levels, and address a long list of violations and exceedances from both treatment plants. [...]


Thursday January 7 2021

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*** HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SATURDAY TO 4 AM MONDAY ***

*** HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SATURDAY TO 4 AM MONDAY *** Expect South winds 25 to 45 mph with gusts up to 65 mph expected on most of the southern Oregon coast and headlands. This includes portions of Highway 101. The High Wind Warning will be from 1 PM Saturday to 4 [...]


Friday January 1 2021

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New Photo of Prelude Released by DA in Death Investigation

Coos County District Attorney Paul Frasier issued a new photo of the Honda Prelude investigators are trying to identify. A person of interest in the recent Road Rage case that resulted in the death of a North Bend man reportedly left the scene in the vehicle. The investigation of the death of 28-year-old Michael David [...]


Tuesday December 29 2020

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North Bend Road Rage Incident “Person of Interest” Still Being Sought

A Person of Interest is still being sought after Sunday morning road rage incident in North Bend left one dead. Coos County District Attorney Paul Frasier says they are still seeking a person of interest identified as 40-year-old Joshua James Thompson with a last known Coquille address. As of 2:00 o’clock this afternoon, Frasier says [...]


Monday December 28 2020

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