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Tips On Keeping Fireworks Safe And Legal

  The Office of State Fire Marshal wants Oregonians to “Keep it Legal and Keep it Safe” when using fireworks. The 2017 Oregon fireworks sales season began June 23rd and runs through Thursday, July 6th. The OSFM wants everyone to know what fireworks are legal in Oregon, where they are permitted and the steps to take [...]


Monday June 26 2017

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Higher Than Normal Bacteria Urge Caution

The City of Coos Bay has notified multiple state agencies that its treatment plant in Empire is experiencing a high count of Fecal Coliform Bacteria. City officials say a test determined the plant will exceed the monthly limits required by a state permit and requirements of the city’s mutual agreement and order requirements issued [...]


Friday June 23 2017

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CFPA Fire Season Starts Monday

Fire Season on the south coast will begin at 12:01 am Monday the 26th. The Coos Forest Protective Association issued the notice based on a forecast that calls for warm and windy conditions. Once fire season starts, all debris and burn barrel burning is prohibited. If you have burned recently, you should [...]


Friday June 23 2017

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Seacoast Art And Sunset Paddle With South Slough

[ July 1, 2017; 1:00 PM; 1:00 PM; 1:00 PM; 1:00 PM; 1:00 PM; ] Saturday, July 1:   The Oregon Seacoast Art Opening 1 to 3pm   The work of landscape artist Katherine C. Andreasen of Coos Bay reflects her love of Coos County’s seafaring past. She finds many of her subjects along rural county byways, fading evidence of a nautical past: A dory, land-locked and forgotten, tied on the side of a [...]


Friday June 23 2017

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South Coast Head Start Accepting Applications

South Coast Head Start is now accepting applications for wait list placement in the Head Start and Early Head Start programs offered throughout Coos and Curry counties. Openings may occur weekly and the wait list is used to fill any spots that come available. These programs are provided at no cost to families.   South Coast [...]


Friday June 23 2017

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Police Seek Man Wanted For Reedsport Arson Investigation

  Douglas County Sheriff’s were notified about a structure fire that involved certain suspicious circumstances in the 4000-block of Scholfield Road in Reedsport on Thursday, June 22nd. Deputies conducted an investigation and have determined the cause of the fire to be the result of arson. Deputies consider 25-year-old Joshua Michael Palmer of Reedsport to be a [...]


Friday June 23 2017

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Fire Season Is Almost Here

The Coos Forest Protective Association reminds everyone that fire season is almost here. With warmer and windy weather, fire season conditions are quickly approaching. The CFPA is monitoring fire danger levels and weather conditions closely to determine the start of fire season. Once fire season is declared, all debris and burn barrel burning will be [...]


Thursday June 22 2017

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“Burn To Learn” Training For Coos Bay Firefighters

  Coos Bay Firefighters will be conducting a Burn-To-Learn training exercise on Saturday June 24th starting at 8:30am at 2750 Ocean Boulevard. The Fire Department will be reducing westbound traffic to one lane on Ocean Boulevard from 26th Street to 28th Street during this fire operation.   The majority of emergency 911 calls that firefighters respond to [...]


Thursday June 22 2017

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Some campgrounds, day use areas, and sand camps at the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area are closed until further notice due to flooding

Portions of Horsfall Road have been under two or more feet of water for several months, and engineers have recently identified damage to the roadbed, which may no longer support the weight of vehicles trying to get through.   Until the water recedes and engineers are able to assess and repair damage to the roadbed, visitors can [...]


Wednesday June 21 2017

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Nominations For 5 Star Customer Service Awards

Customer service is key to the vitality of this community. Businesses strive every day to not only meet, but exceed their customer’s needs. Anyone who has had an outstanding customer service experience at a local store or restaurant that made them want to tell everyone about it is invited to nominate that business. The Bay [...]


Wednesday June 21 2017

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