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Dispose Of Expired Or Unwanted Prescriptions Or Medications

It’s time to clean out the medicine cabinet. Bay Area Hospital and North Bend Medical Centers are hosting a Drug Take Back program on Saturday April 15th. Bring in any expired, unwanted or unused prescriptions or over the counter medications for safe disposal. They will not be accepting injectables. The Drug Take Back Program is [...]


Thursday April 6 2017

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Pinwheel’s Planted For Child Abuse Awareness Month

Kid’s Hope Center plants pinwheels for Child Abuse Awareness Month. Each year Bay Area Hospital and the Kid’s Hope Center plant pinwheels to represent the number of kids that came into the center. In 2016, 331 children were seen. Paul Janke, President and CEO of Bay Area Hospital spoke today on behalf of the Kid’s [...]


Wednesday April 5 2017

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Deputies Searching For North Bend Man Charged With Robbery

A North Bend man is being sought for charges of Robbery and Unlawful use of a Weapon. Coos County Deputies responded to a reported robbery on Libby Lane in Coos Bay on April 4th. Jeramie Shilts called 911 and reported that a male and female, who had given him a ride from a business in Coos [...]


Wednesday April 5 2017

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Free Classes At The Coos Bay Library

The Coos Bay Library will be offering a free drop-in computer lab for those with general questions. The lab will be held Monday, April 10th from 10:30am to 12:30pm. Bring your own laptop or mobile device. A few additional laptops will be made available on a first-come, first-served basis. There will be no formal lecture, [...]


Tuesday April 4 2017

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Repairs To Highway 101 Bridge Over Tenmile Creek And Spinreel Road

The Oregon Department of Transportation announces that repairs are being performed on the Highway 101 bridge over Tenmile Creek and Spinreel Road. Spinreel Road is closed at the Highway 101 underpass until next week. The closure will be in effect day and night and through the weekend. Turn-arounds are available on Spinreel Road near each [...]


Tuesday April 4 2017

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Beach Hazard Statement Issued For The Weekend

The National Weather Service has issued a Beach Hazards Statement in effect from Saturday afternoon, April 1st, through Sunday morning. The threat of sneaker waves will increase Saturday afternoon and evening, then continue into Sunday morning as a long period west swell impacts the coast. Locations include all beaches along the Coos, Curry and Douglas [...]


Friday March 31 2017

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ESD Movie Night Will Show The Sandlot For Free

The South Coast Education Service District will present The Sandlot, a summer kid’s baseball comedy from 1993. Join South Coast ESD for this free movie night on Friday, April 14th at 7pm at the Egyptian Theatre. This movie is free and open to everyone of all ages.   Students, their families, employees and potential employees of the [...]


Friday March 31 2017

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Kids’ Hope Center Announces Pinwheel Planting

[ April 5, 2017; 1:00 PM; ] The Bay Area Hospital and the Kids’ Hope Center, together with local law enforcement agencies, will be planting 331 pinwheels in front of the Center on Wednesday, April 5th at 1pm. The Center is on the corner of 19th Street and Thompson Avenue. Each pinwheel honors and represents a child seen at the Center in [...]


Friday March 31 2017

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County Sheriff Seeks Public’s Help Identifying Property

Coos County Sheriff’s Office Deputies are seeking the public’s help in identifying the owners of property they believe was stolen.  According to a release on the sheriff’s office social media page, while investigating a criminal trespass complaint last night several items believed to be stolen were recovered. Some of the items owners have been identified, [...]


Thursday March 30 2017

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Bolder Removal on Highway 138 E

The BIG ROCK removal on Oregon 138E is progressing well. Roseburg contractor Weekly Bros., Inc., with the blasting service of Austin Powder, another Roseburg-based company, has reduced the 200-ton rock to rubble. ODOT estimates one lane will reopen late tonight. If you need to travel from Interstate 5 to U.S. 97 during daylight hours today, [...]


Thursday March 30 2017

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