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Unidentified Body Found On Horsfall Beach

On the morning of Saturday, February 11th, Coos County Sheriffs were dispatched to a report of a body found in the area of Horsfall Beach near the Hauser Beach Access Road. The reporting persons had been beach-combing when they found a partially decomposed body. According to a press release, because of the condition of [...]


Monday February 13 2017

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Seminar Connects Employees To Companies

On Thursday, February 23rd, the South Coast Oregon Employer Council will host “Employee Engagement In the Workplace”. The seminar will be presented by Claudine DiTorrice. Engaged employees allow employers to to achieve business goals faster–when everyone is working together. Those employees have been proven to be happier, resulting in less staff turnover–saving time and money [...]


Monday February 13 2017

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Coos Bay Woman Charged With Unlawful Use Of Vehicle

On February 8th, the Coos County Sheriff’s office was notified about a stolen dark blue Chevrolet pickup that left a gas station in Coos Bay without paying for fuel. The employee at the station obtained the license plate of the truck, which returned to a stolen 2001 Chevrolet pickup from North Bend. The female driver [...]


Friday February 10 2017

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Flood Warning Continues For Coquille River

The Flood Warning continues for the Coquille River at Coquille. At 5:30am on Friday the stage was 23.5 feet. (flood stage is 21 feet) Moderate flooding is occurring; the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by Saturday afternoon.   The Flood Warning also continues for the South Fork Coquille River at Myrtle Point. [...]


Friday February 10 2017

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Search Underway For Stolen Pioneer Cemetery Headstone

Coos Bay Stop Crime is seeking anonymous tips after headstone was taken from the Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery. A small marble gravestone was etched with the names Joseph L. and Clara Ethel Bailey. The headstone has no monetary value other than helping preserve part of history. A small reward is being offered leading to the return [...]


Thursday February 9 2017

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Free Program For Caregivers Starts March 1st

“Powerful Tools for Caregivers” is a program that will help unpaid caregivers of older adults reduce stress, improve self-confidence, increase their ability to make tough decisions and locate helpful resources. The ‘tools’ are offered through interactive lessons, discussions and brainstorming. These classes are free, thanks to support from The Area Agency on Aging, a service [...]


Thursday February 9 2017

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Flood Warning, High Surf Advisory, High Wind warning

The National Weather Services reports a Flood Warning continues for the Coquille river at Coquille from Thursday night through Saturday morning. The river is forecast to reach a peak of 21.7 feet on Friday morning then remain above flood stage into Saturday morning.   The Flood Warning continues for the South Fork Coquille river at Myrtle Point [...]


Thursday February 9 2017

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Victim Of Theft? Coos Bay Police May have Your Property

The Coos Bay Police Department has in its possession unclaimed personal property. Additionally, the Department has collected, recovered or seized cash between April 2014 and December 2016. Anyone who believes they may have any ownership interest in any of the unclaimed property or cash, must file a claim with the Coos Bay Police Department [...]


Wednesday February 8 2017

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Dungeness Crab Body Meat Safe To Eat

A recent Dungeness crab closure in Oregon of about 65 miles of coast line disrupted the commercial crab fishery. However, consumers can be confident that Dungeness crab on the market is safe. The Oregon Department of Agriculture and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife closed the area between the north jetty in Coos Bay and [...]


Wednesday February 8 2017

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NWS HIGH WIND WARNING

NEWS HIGH WIND WARNING: The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a High Wind Warning… which is in effect from 4:00 PM Wednesday to 1:00 PM Thursday.   * Winds… south 30 to 40 with gusts to 60 to 70 mph.   * Timing… Wednesday afternoon through early Thursday afternoon. The strongest winds are expected to be late [...]


Tuesday February 7 2017

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