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Portion Of Boardwalk To Be Closed Over Safety Concerns

  The city of Coos Bay is closing part of the waterfront walkway south of the docks effective December 18th until the necessary repairs are made to the levee that supports the path. It was 40 years ago that the levee was constructed to protect the railroad tracks in Coos Bay. The city owns a portion [...]


Saturday December 9 2017

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Fire Causes Severe Damage To Mobile Home

There were no reported injuries in a structure fire. The Coos Bay Fire Department responded to the fire in a single wide mobile home at 1231 Embarcadero Circle on December 7th just after 9pm. Firefighters found smoke coming from the unoccupied house, but no flames were visible. It was discovered that the fire was [...]


Friday December 8 2017

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Womens Lunch In Coos Bay

[ December 14, 2017; 11:00 AM; ] The Central Coast Christian Women invite all women to a lunch on Thursday, December 14th. Held at the Red Lion Inn, 1313 North Bayshore Drive in Coos Bay, it starts at 11:00am. Lunch and the program are $13.00 inclusive. Reservations are required by calling Sharron at 541-294-9969 by December 11th. Please call to cancel if [...]


Thursday December 7 2017

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Coquille Man Arrested On DUI And Other Charges

A man from Coquille has been arrested on DUI and other charges. A Coos County Deputy responded to a reported two vehicle crash at Fishtrap Road and Arago Fishtrap Road in Coquille on December 6th. The Deputy found the female driver of a pickup truck with injuries and the truck had substantial front end damage. [...]


Thursday December 7 2017

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Myrtle Point Waste Water Treatment Plant Disrupted

The city of Myrtle Point’s waste water treatment plant has received waste water containing a visible amount of milk, resulting from a spill at a local processor. The milk clouds the waste water and disrupts the treatment process. As a result, the ultraviolet disinfection system is not able to achieve proper inactivation of [...]


Wednesday December 6 2017

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Recreational Crab Harvesting Reopens On Portion Of OR Coast

The Oregon Department of Agriculture and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announce that recreational crabbing is now open from the north jetty of the Coquille River to the Columbia River. An area from Tahkenitch Creek (north of Winchester Bay) to Cape Foulweather (north of Newport) was previously closed because of the elevated levels [...]


Wednesday December 6 2017

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North Bend Man Arrested For Eluding On Four Wheeler

  A North Bend man has been arrested for eluding a Deputy at a high speed and other charges. On December 3rd, a Coos County Deputy was patrolling the North Spit of Coos Bay in the area of Transpacific Parkway when a four wheeler was encountered travelling east, also on Transpacific Parkway. (It is currently unlawful [...]


Tuesday December 5 2017

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Temporary Lane Closure In Coos Bay

  The city of Coos Bay will be closing one lane of Koosbay Boulevard from Nutwood Avenue to North 10th Street on December 7th. The purpose of this one lane road closure is to allow street maintenance crews access to perform vegetation maintenance and storm drain maintenance on the road side. Both travel lanes will re-open [...]


Tuesday December 5 2017

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Staff Art Show At Coos Art Museum

[ December 15, 2017; 5:00 PM; ]     The Coos Art Museum invites everyone to attend The CAM Staff Art Show. The exhibition runs from December 15th to February 17th with a free public reception from 5 to 7pm on Friday December 15th. Among the works will be: photography, stained glass, painting, mixed media, collage, woodblock printing, ceramics and fiber art.   The artists include: [...]


Monday December 4 2017

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Air Stagnation Advisory For Southern Oregon

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is issuing an air stagnation advisory for much of southern Oregon beginning Tuesday, December 5th. Forecasters expect air quality to deteriorate due to an extended period of stagnant air. During such conditions, smoke can be trapped at ground level. The DEQ asks people in those affected areas to limit outdoor [...]


Monday December 4 2017

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