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Coos County Sergeant Announces Run for Sheriff 2022

A Coos County Sheriff Deputy has recently announced he’ll seek the position of Coos County Sheriff in 2022. Sergeant Adam Slater announced earlier this week he would throw his hat in the ring. Upon Slater’s announcement Sheriff Craig Zanni says he’s received several inquiries asking if he’s resigning or retiring. Zanni said he plans to [...]


Wednesday November 11 2020

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***FROST ADVISORY***

***FROST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT 1 AM TO 7 AM MONDAY*** Expect temperatures of 32 to 36 that will result in frost formation on the South Central Oregon Coast to include Myrtle Point, Coos Bay, Bandon, Coquille. From 1 AM to 7 AM Monday. * IMPACTS...Frost could kill sensitive outdoor vegetation if left uncovered.


Sunday November 8 2020

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***Hillcrest Elementary COVID-19 Infection***

The North Bend School District has released that a student at Hillcrest Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19. A second student has been added to a presumptive status. As a result of this, the district working with Coos Health and Wellness will suspend two a.m. cohorts, one in 1st grade and one in 3rd [...]


Friday November 6 2020

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2020 Coos County Election Results

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Tuesday November 3 2020

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BinaxNOW Rapid Test Deployed in Coos County

Coos Health and Wellness recently started using a new way to test for COVID-19. The BinaxNOW Rapid Test can be administered with results in about 15 minutes. Coos County received 1000 tests and 840 have been distributed to clinics and hospitals as well as tribal facilities throughout the county. Among those Coos Health and Wellness [...]


Thursday October 29 2020

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Body of Missing Man Found In Coos River

The body of a Coos Bay man was located in the water near the area where he was last seen after his vehicle left the roadway over a week ago. 36-year-old Tyler James Boyd reportedly escaped from the truck he was driving after it went off Coos River Highway, struck a tree and sank in [...]


Wednesday October 28 2020

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CFPA Battles Blaze in Mink Creek Reservoir

Coos Forest Protective Association is currently working on a fire in the Coos Mountain Area. Fire crews have been battling the blaze since it was reported at 10 PM last night. CFPA has five fire engines, two tenders, and two crews currently on scene of the 13-acre fire in the Mink Creek Reservoir. CFPA officials [...]


Monday October 26 2020

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Coos County COVID Update: New School Exposure and First Death

Madison Elementary School has been notified of another known exposure to a COVID-19 case. The school is working with Coos Health and Wellness and the PM Classroom Cohort will be temporarily quarantining and transitioning to Comprehensive Distance Learning. CHW said this case is unrelated to the one from October 15th and tracing is now underway. [...]


Monday October 26 2020

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***Illegal Destruction of Campaign Signs***

***Illegal Destruction of Campaign Signs*** With the political season underway in Oregon, signs advertising candidates and issues have gone up throughout the county. Some say there’s been an uptick in sign vandalism or removal. Recently, candidate signs were discovered on vacant property off Ocean Boulevard and local representatives of state candidates said they too had experienced [...]


Thursday October 22 2020

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***Two Student Cohorts at NBHS Shut Down over COVID 19 Exposures***

***Two Student Cohorts at NBHS Shut Down over COVID 19 Exposures*** Coos Health and Wellness provided an update on the increase in local school COVID 19 active and presumptive cases. Two cohorts at North Bend High School were shut down after the district learned there was a positive and presumptive case of COVID this week. In [...]


Thursday October 22 2020

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