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Tour De Fronds Bicycle Ride Fathers Day Weekend

The Tour de Fronds Bicycle Ride is June 17th. Celebrate Fathers’ Day Weekend and join a spectacular bicycle ride in Powers, Oregon. Choose from 7 different bicycle rides on low traffic roads in the Siskiyou National Forest. Rides vary in length from 30 to 117 miles. There is something for everyone from the novice to [...]


Wednesday May 10 2017

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Two Officers Assaulted And Male Suspected Dead

Two police officers were assaulted and one male suspect is dead. Oregon State Police were notified that assistance was needed at the Florence Police Department jail on May 8th at 9am. OSP troopers found that two officers had been seriously assaulted when they were attempting to release a 40-year-old man from the custody of the [...]


Tuesday May 9 2017

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Missing Man Found Dead In Coos Bay

Body of Coos Bay Missing Man was located in a wooded area. On May 4th, the Coos Bay Police Department received a call of a body of a deceased male in a wooded area near 10th court and Hemlock. After an examination, and finding some personal property in the male’s clothing Police identified the body [...]


Monday May 8 2017

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Marshfield Cross Country Team Raising Funds For Camp

The Marshfield High School cross country team will be raising funds to attend Steens Mountain Running Camp this summer. This a week long camp in Eastern Oregon where kids can enjoy wilderness beauty through running, hiking and exploring at high altitudes. Campers will enhance their personal growth experience by adapting to a lack of [...]


Friday May 5 2017

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Community Foundation Gives Financial Gifts To Local Organizations

The Bay Area Hospital Community Foundation will honor 33 programs and organizations that have demonstrated their dedication to improving health and quality of life on the South coast. Every year, the foundation gives financial gifts to agencies that advance the hospital’s mission. On May 11th, the BAH Community Foundation will hand out $467,728.   BAH is making [...]


Thursday May 4 2017

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Cancer Patients Need Rides To Treatment

Transportation is key to cancer care. Every driver has what it takes to help save lives. When transportation is a cancer patient’s biggest roadblock to treatment, the American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery program provides the rides. For those who cannot drive themselves or have no other means of getting to their treatment, volunteers donate [...]


Wednesday May 3 2017

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Coos Bay Woman Dies In Single Vehicle Crash Near Lakeside

One dead after vehicle crash near Lakeside. On April 30th around 3:30 PM Oregon State Police and emergency personnel were dispatched to a single vehicle accident on Highway 101. Upon arrival, it was determined that 54-year-old Susan Katherine Mullens from Coos Bay, was driving northbound and for and unknown reason left the road and drove [...]


Monday May 1 2017

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Empire Boulevard Construction Starts Monday

The Empire Boulevard project will start up again on May 1st and is scheduled to be completed by July 31st. The city of Coos Bay anticipates that it will take approximately 90 days to complete the remaining improvements. The scope will widen the road section to provide bike lanes and sidewalks on both sides [...]


Friday April 28 2017

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Dispose Unwanted Prescription Drugs In Coquille

On Saturday, April 29th, from 10 to 12 Noon, the Coquille Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring pills for disposal to the Coquille Police Department at 851 [...]


Thursday April 27 2017

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Reedsport Fined By DEQ For Waste Water Violations

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has fined Reedsport $3,600 for failing to report violations of its waste water permit to the DEQ within 24 hours. The city failed to notify the DEQ after it exceeded E. coli bacteria limits for its sewer treatment facility at 185 West Railroad Avenue. The violations took place [...]


Wednesday April 26 2017

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