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The Coos County Airport District broke ground on a 50,000 square foot facility to consolidate regional Oregon Department of Human Services’ Child Welfare and Self-Sufficiency programs in one location. The $12.1 million dollar facility will be completed by January 2018. Financing was provided by Business Oregon’s Infrastructure Finance Authority. Local and state officials were on [...]


Wednesday February 22 2017

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Curry County Sheriff’s Office Responds To A Facebook Post That Could Be A Scam

A Facebook post regarding the Oroville Dam impacting a local river has prompted a response by the Curry County Sheriff’s Office today. Authorities say the Oroville dam is 297 miles South of Cave Junction. The Sheriff’s Office is cautioning people of the possible scam. The dam faces the South West and could impact rivers running [...]


Wednesday February 22 2017

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Spelling Bee Fundraiser In Coos Bay

[ April 8, 2017; 7:00 PM; ] Catch the spelling bee buzz at the Black Market Gourmet, 495 Central Avenue, Coos Bay on Saturday, April 8th starting at 7pm. Test your spelling abilities at the Coos Bay Library Foundation’s 5th annual Adult Spelling Bee fundraiser. Tickets are on sale now at the library, the Art Connection, Black Market Gourmet or from Library [...]


Wednesday February 22 2017

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Training For CASA Volunteers Starts In April

[ April 13, 2017; 5:30 PM; ] Judge Martin Stone of the Coos County Circuit Court said, “There is a need to elevate the awareness in the community to the plight of abused or neglected children, to encourage more citizens of the county to volunteer as CASAs and to support, train and guide new CASAs as they enter the program. The goal [...]


Wednesday February 22 2017

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Stolen Vehicle Recovered In Coos Bay

A stolen vehicle from Coquille was recovered on Sunday. The Coos Bay Police Department responded to South 8th Street on Sunday after a male noticed someone operating his friend’s vehicle that was stolen on February 16th. The operator of the vehicle was identified as Derek P. Zavala. Coos Bay Police K9 “Dak” and his handler [...]


Tuesday February 21 2017

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Governor Brown Announces Councils Will Award Three Fitness Centers To Oregon Schools

Governor Kate Brown has announced that nominations are open for elementary and middle schools in Oregon to apply for the National Foundation of Governors’ Fitness Councils 2017 Don’t Quit fitness campaign. The three schools that demonstrate leadership in getting and keeping students fit will be selected to receive $100,000 fitness centers.   Brown said, “Our children deserve [...]


Tuesday February 21 2017

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Saturday Is For The Birds At South Slough

It’s bluebirds, swallows and seas at the South Slough Reserve on Saturday, February 25th. Begin from 11 to Noon with a short presentation about bluebird and swallow ecology. Put together your own bird house and learn how to attract birds and where to place your box for best results. Then from 1 to 2pm, [...]


Tuesday February 21 2017

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Liberty Theatre Receives Grant From Arts Commission

The Liberty Theatre has received a $1,340 grant to help pay for some operating costs. In 2015, the Oregon Arts Commission established a two-year program to provide operating support for art-based local organizations that have an annual operating budget of less than $150,000. The grants support the core operation of small not-for-profit arts organizations. Applicants [...]


Monday February 20 2017

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Grants Pass Man Stabbed In Myrtle Point

Coos County Sheriff’s office received a 911 call that a stabbing had occurred in Myrtle Point around 2:00 AM this morning. Upon arrival they found 21-year-old Austin Dale Martin had been stabbed in the chest an arm. Martin was taken to Coquille Valley Hospital and then transferred to River Bend Hospital in Eugene. Police allegedly [...]


Saturday February 18 2017

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42nd Annual Spaghetti Feed To Benefit Community

[ March 4, 2017; 3:00 PM; ] Everyone is invited to feast on delicious spaghetti hosted by the Hauser Rural Fire Department. It's Saturday, March 4th from 3 to 7pm at North Bay Elementary School, 93670 Viking Lane in North Bend. It's the 42nd Annual Spaghetti Feed to support the community and to benefit the Fire Department. Only $7.00 for adults, $4.00 [...]


Friday February 17 2017

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