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Veterans Town Hall Meeting In North Bend

[ May 18, 2017; 5:00 PM; ] For all veterans, their family members and stakeholders: The Roseburg VA Healthcare System has scheduled a Town Hall in North Bend on Thursday, May 18th. it will start at 5pm at the American Legion Post 34, 1421 Airport Way. For anyone who is not able to attend in person, you can attend via Facebook Live. [...]


Saturday May 13 2017

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Chinook Salmon Release At Blossum Gulch

The city of Coos Bay, together with associates from CH2M and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, will release approximately 250,000 juvenile Chinook salmon into Blossum Gulch creek on May 15th at 9:30am. This is an annual event which began in 1998. The program allows the juvenile salmon to live in Blossom Creek [...]


Saturday May 13 2017

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Free Summer Concerts In Reedsport

[ June 22, 2017; 6:00 PM; ] A series of free concerts will be offered at the Umpqua Discovery Center. Riverfront Rhythms will feature live bands on the waterfront at 409 Riverfront Way in Reedsport starting at 6pm.   June 22nd---‘Kush’ Rhythm and Blues, Soulful Rock   July 6th---‘Timberwolf’ Classics, Country, Rock and Roll   July 20th---‘Done Deal’ Contemporary danceable rock from 60’s to today   August 10th---‘Hot Wax’ [...]


Friday May 12 2017

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Increased Reports Of Strep Throat In Community

Coos Health & Wellness has received increased reports of Strep Throat in the community. “Strep Throat” is an infection in the throat and tonsils caused by Group A strep. The bacteria are spread through contact with droplets after an infected person coughs or sneezes.  Symptoms include sore throat, fever, tiny red spots on the roof [...]


Thursday May 11 2017

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Vacant Commercial Dock Property Sells To Developer

The Coos Bay Waterfront Property known as “Central Dock,” that has sat vacant for years, has been sold to a developer with a committed interest in the bay area. The 7 plus acre property was purchased on April 28th to a developer who wishes to remain anonymous.  Though the new owner is keeping development plans [...]


Thursday May 11 2017

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No One Injured At House Fire On Red Dyke Road

The Coos Bay Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Wednesday morning, May 10th at 62823 Red Dike Road. Upon arrival, fire fighters found the house to be heavily engulfed, but the fire was under control within a half hour. Crews remained on the scene extinguishing hot spots and investigating the cause of the [...]


Thursday May 11 2017

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Walk A Mile In Her Shoes To Benefit Womens Safety And Resource Center

[ May 24, 2017; 12:00 PM; ]   On Wednesday, May 24th, Southwestern Oregon Community College will host “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes". The International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault and Gender Violence is co-sponsored by The Zonta Club of the Coos Bay area and benefits the Women’s Safety and Resource Center, raising awareness of rape, sexual assault and gender [...]


Thursday May 11 2017

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Emergency Response Drill On Southwestern Campus

The Emergency Management Team at Southwestern Oregon Community College will be conducting a campus-wide emergency response drill on Thursday, May 11th. This drill will simulate a violent intruder or active shooter event. The response drill will start at 9am, lasting approximately 20 minutes. None of the drill activities will affect the public.   Campus security and several [...]


Wednesday May 10 2017

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Man Hospitalized After RV Fire In Charleston

  Coos County Deputies and the Charleston Fire Department responded to an RV fire at the end of Alaska Packers Road in the Charleston Boat Basin shortly after 2am on Wednesday, May 10th. Upon arrival, the RV was found to be fully engulfed in flames. The occupant, 27-year-old Andrew Morgan, a transient, was taken to Bay [...]


Wednesday May 10 2017

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Police Respond To Threat Against North Bend Schools

The North Bend School District was made aware of a situation involving 2 juveniles and a possible threat to schools late Tuesday night, May 9th. At this time, the situation is under control and our schools are safe.   Press Release:   On Tuesday, May 9th, at 11pm, North Bend Police received several reports generated from a post on [...]


Wednesday May 10 2017

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