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Stolen Vehicle Eluding Police Ends in Empire

The Coos Bay Police responded to a report of a stolen vehicle around 6:00 PM last night. The subject stated he was following the vehicle near Englewood. The operator of the stolen vehicle rammed the caller’s vehicle and fled the area. Officers located the Honda Coupe and initiated a traffic stop and the driver attempted [...]


Wednesday February 13 2019

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***ROBBERY SUSPECT IDENTIFIED***

Coos Bay Police have identified the suspect who is wanted in connection with the attempted armed robbery reported at the Cranberry Sweets Parking Lot in the Empire District of Coos Bay last week. 26-year-old Brandon Bryce Dawson of Orland, California is considered armed and dangerous. The incident that happened Thursday afternoon on February 7th. Dawson [...]


Tuesday February 12 2019

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***MENACING WITH A WEAPON***

Coos County Sheriff’s Deputies are continuing their investigation and charges are pending after being alerted that an individual on Bay Park Lane, in Bunker Hill south of Coos Bay, had a weapon, and may have menaced a neighbor. Deputies set up a perimeter and searched for the individual. Because of the proximity of the incident [...]


Friday February 8 2019

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CERT Receives Valuable Training

The Coos Bay-North Bend Rotary Club presented the Community Emergency Response Team also known as CERT with a Live Fire Simulator this week. The equipment trains people how to properly use a Fire Extinguisher.  Past President, Steve Schneiderman, says the Sunrise Rotary Club had purchased the $10-thousand-dollar piece of equipment about 8 years ago. It [...]


Friday February 8 2019

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***ARMED ROBBERY ATTEMPT IN EMPIRE***

***ARMED ROBBERY ATTEMPT IN EMPIRE*** Coos Bay Police are seeking the public’s help following what appears to be a foiled armed robbery in the Empire District of Coos Bay. Coos Bay Police Chief Gary McCullough says a gold and silver dealer had planned a meeting with a man at the Cranberry Sweets parking lot around 2pm [...]


Friday February 8 2019

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***WINTER STORM WARNING***

*** The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a WINTER STORM WARNING in effect from 10pm tonight through 4am on Sunday. Heavy snow above 1500 feet. Expect 6 to 12 inches. 1 to 3 inches in valleys. 1 inch on the coast. Actual amounts of snow will vary on the coast. Warning Area includes [...]


Friday February 8 2019

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***FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM WEDNESDAY***

***FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM WEDNESDAY*** The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Freeze Warning…which is in effect from midnight tonight to 9 AM Wednesday. * Temperature…30 to 32 degrees. * Locations include…Most locations across the coast, including Coos Bay, Cape Blanco, Port Orford, Gold Beach and Brookings. * Impacts…Freezing temperatures can [...]


Tuesday February 5 2019

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***SCHOOL DELAYS FOR TUESDAY FEBRUARY 5, 2019***

Several Schools in Coos County and Reedsport will be on a 2 Hour Delay due to the Freeze Warning that has been issued for the coastline.  ***FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM TUESDAY*** The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Freeze Warning in effect from 11 PM this evening [...]


Monday February 4 2019

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***Two Killed in 101 Crash at Hauser***

Two people were killed and two others seriously injured in a Motor Vehicle Accident north of North Bend this morning.  A pick up driven by 36-year-old Jesse Praus of North Bend reportedly crossed the center line and crashed into a Ford CMAX driven by 58-year-old Susan Dixon of North Bend.  Dixon, and a 10-year-old North [...]


Monday February 4 2019

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***FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM TUESDAY***

***FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM TUESDAY*** The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Freeze Warning in effect from 11 PM this evening to 8 AM Tuesday. * Temperature…30 to 32 degrees. * Locations include…Most locations across the coast, including North Bend, Cape Blanco, Port Orford, Gold Beach and Brookings. * [...]


Monday February 4 2019

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