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2nd COVID Death Prompts Extreme Concern Ahead of Holiday

Coos Health & Wellness has reported a second death in Coos County due to Covid-19. The 81-year-old woman died Tuesday the 24th after being hospitalized. She had underlying medical conditions. In the announcement, authorities did not release any details on how the woman contracted the virus saying she was reportedly at Bay Area Hospital when [...]


Wednesday November 25 2020

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Registration for the 2020 K-DOCK Rotary Bus Jam

Registration to receive toys from generous donations of local businesses and community members has officially opened! Please fill out the forms completely and thoroughly read the instructions. There are some changes due to COVID RESTRICTIONS. If you would like to make a donation of a new toy read below for DONATION LOCATIONS. Now more than ever, [...]


Tuesday November 24 2020

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ORCCA Offers COVID-19 Rental Assistance

Oregon Coast Community Action is helping those affected by COVID-19 with Rental Assistance. Anyone who is affected by loss of income, childcare issues, homeschooling, health vulnerability or an increased energy costs  due to COVID impacts is encouraged to contact. You can apply online to see if you meet the criteria. Proof of income, past due rent [...]


Wednesday November 18 2020

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Two Week Pause Now in Effect Statewide

A two-week pause has now gone into effect for the entire State of Oregon by Governor Kate Brown following a constant increase in COVID-19 cases. The statewide pause is to help stop the rapid spread across Oregon and to help conserve hospital capacity. Coos County now has 78 active cases and 85 presumptive cases. The [...]


Wednesday November 18 2020

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Formal Garden Area Closes Temporarily at Shore Acres State Park

Oregon State Parks officials have closed the formal garden area within Shore Acres State Park. The formal gardens will remain closed until the end of day December 2nd. The closure is in response to the Governor’s Temporary Freeze Executive Order. The rest of the park remains open. That includes the viewpoint and trails outside the [...]


Wednesday November 18 2020

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***HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT 10:00 PM TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT 1:00 PM***

***HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT 10:00 PM TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT 1:00 PM*** Expect south winds 35 to 45 MPH with gusts as high as 65 inland to 80 MPH on the headlands. Dangerous driving conditions, power outages, and downed trees can happen during these high wind events. This warning covers most of the southern [...]


Monday November 16 2020

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***HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON***

***HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON*** Expect south winds 40 to 50 MPH with gusts as high as 70 MPH. Dangerous driving conditions, power outages, and downed trees can happen during these high wind events. Please be prepared. Do not call 911 if you have a power outage, contact your electric provider. [...]


Sunday November 15 2020

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***HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 10 PM SATURDAY***

***HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 10 PM SATURDAY*** Expect south winds 25 to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph on the South Central Oregon Coast and Curry County Coast, from Gold Beach northward to Reedsport. Travel will be difficult, especially in high profile vehicles. Damaging winds can blow down trees [...]


Saturday November 14 2020

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***Governor Issues Two Week Freeze Due To COVID-19 Spread***

***Governor Issues Two Week Freeze Due To COVID-19 Spread*** í Governor Kate Brown today announced a statewide Two-Week Freeze, implementing new measures to limit gatherings and stop the rapid spread of COVID-19 across Oregon. The Two-Week Freeze measures will be in effect from Nov. 18 through Dec. 2, statewide. The Two-Week Freeze measures include: • Limiting social get-togethers (indoors [...]


Friday November 13 2020

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***HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM FRIDAY***

    ***HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM FRIDAY*** Expect south winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 65 mph. Strongest winds are expected in the morning and early afternoon on the South Central Oregon Coast and Curry County Coast, from Gold Beach northward. This includes portions of Highway 101 including [...]


Thursday November 12 2020

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