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Army Corps of Engineers Survey Boat Capsizes – Two Recovered

Photo by: Noah Bruce Two Army Corps of Engineer Survey Boat Crew-members are safe tonight after their boat capsized at 1:00 o’clock Wednesday afternoon at the mouth of the Chetco River.  Spokesman Jeffrey Henon said the boat capsized near the shore just south of the Chetco River jetty near Brookings.  The boat then became beached.  One crew member was able to swim [...]


Wednesday April 25 2018

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North Bend Man Dies in Coos Bay’s North Spit

Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into Friday morning’s fatal crash on Trans Pacific Highway north of Coos Bay/North Bend. On April 20, 2018 at approximately 6:06 a.m., OSP troopers responded with the Coos County Sheriff’s Office for a crash on Trans Pacific Highway near milepost 1. Preliminary investigation revealed that a white Chevy Caprice, [...]


Friday April 20 2018

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Man Throws Brick at City Hall Window

Officers of the Coos Bay Police Department locate man who threw brick into the City Hall Building early this morning. At around 6:10 AM this morning a male subject carrying a red brick walked up the front of city hall and threw the brick through one of the large glass windows. When Officers responded the [...]


Tuesday April 17 2018

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Coos Bay Man Dies in Logging Accident

A Coos Bay man has died after a logging accident. On Monday, April 16, 2018 at approximately 10:00 AM, the Douglas County 9-1-1 Center received a call of a logging accident in the area of Galagher Canyon off of 138 W. When emergency services personnel arrived, they found that 49 year-old James Jarrett of Coos Bay, had been caught [...]


Tuesday April 17 2018

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Lady Washington Cancels Coos Bay Port

As of 10 AM the Lady Washington will not be visiting Coos Bay. Weather conditions continue causing the Lady Washington to be docked in Crescent City, California. The Lady Washington was due to arrive on Wednesday of this week and was moved to a later date due to weather conditions. The weather conditions are still [...]


Friday April 13 2018

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Creswell Man Dead After Vehicle Left Roadway into the Coos River

A Creswell Man is found deceased after his vehicle left the roadway into the Coos River. The Oregon State Police responded to a report of a pick-up in the Coos River, yesterday around 10:30. The investigation revealed that the vehicle was travelling east on Highway 241 when it drifted off the road and down the [...]


Thursday April 12 2018

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Another Written Threat and Arrest at Marshfield High School

A Coos Bay Police School Resource Officer and School Officials were made aware of some graffiti in the school bathroom at Marshfield High School today.  The graffiti was found to contain a similar message to what was written in the bathroom at North Bend Middle School the previous day.  Upon becoming aware of this, the [...]


Wednesday April 11 2018

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UPDATE: School Threat and Confession

UPDATE: School Threat and Confession of 12 year-old female and Coquille incident. North Bend Police have Identified a 12-year old girl from the middle school who, in the presence of her parent, confessed to leaving a written threat on a bathroom wall. The graffiti left on a 6th grade bathroom wall at North Bend Middle School said, [...]


Wednesday April 11 2018

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Investigation Continues on School Threat in North Bend

North Bend Detectives are continuing the investigation into a written threat that was discovered in the 6th grade girls bathroom at North Bend Middle School Tuesday afternoon. The graffiti on the stall wall said “School Shooting Tomorrow, Be Ready!!!”. That graffiti prompted the school administration to close North Bend schools today. Detectives have scoured hours [...]


Wednesday April 11 2018

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THREAT FORCES DISTRICT TO CLOSE NORTH BEND SCHOOLS

(North Bend) – All North Bend Schools will be closed Wednesday (April 11th) after a written threat was made at North Bend Middle School. The closure was announced by district officials around 10:30 pm on Tuesday. In a press release District Officials stated they are working closely with the North Bend Police Department to investigate [...]


Tuesday April 10 2018

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