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Head Start Building Wait List for 2017-18 Program Year

South Coast Head Start is currently accepting applications for wait list placement in the Head Start and Early Head Start programs offered throughout Coos and Curry counties. Openings may occur weekly and the wait list is used to fill any spots that become available. These programs are provided at no cost to families. South [...]


Thursday January 26 2017

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Relay For Life Meetings In North Bend

[ February 1, 2017; 7:00 PM; ] Join the Relay for Life and the fight against cancer. Meetings will be held on the first Wednesday of every month at the Community Health Education Center. Located in the building across the street from Bay Crest, 3950 Sherman Avenue in North Bend. The meetings are from 6 to 7pm with the first on Wednesday, [...]


Thursday January 26 2017

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Joint Emergency Response Training Exercise in February

The Oregon National Guard’s 102nd Civil Support Team (CST) is scheduled to participate in an interagency training exercise with first responders in Coos Bay February 7-9, 2017.   The City of Coos Bay would like the public to be aware of emergency response vehicles including resources from the Oregon National Guard that will be in the [...]


Tuesday January 24 2017

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South Coast ESD Announces Board Openings

The South Coast Educational Service District Board of Directors has announced there are openings on its Board of Directors for positions:   * Number 4, Zone 1-A (Curry County and the portion of Port Orford/Langlois that lies in Coos County).   * Number 1, Zone 4 (North Bend and Reedsport)   * Number 3, Zone 2 (Bandon, Coquille, [...]


Tuesday January 24 2017

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Hwy 101 Fatal Accident

  On January 20, 2017 at about 6PM, OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two vehicle collision on Highway 101 near milepost 241 (just south of Coos Bay). Emergency personnel crews arrived on scene and found an adult female deceased.   Preliminary investigation revealed a 1996 Honda Accord attempted to cross Highway 101 [...]


Saturday January 21 2017

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NWS HIGH WIND WARNING and HIGH SURF WARNING

NWS HIGH WIND WARNING and HIGH SURF WARNING: The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a High Wind Warning in effect from 1:00 AM to 1:00 PM Sunday. Expect winds of 40 to 60 mph and gusts as high as 80 mph.   There is also a High Surf Warning in effect from 10 PM this [...]


Friday January 20 2017

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Coos Bay Group Asking for $66 million Bond for School Building Renovations

A group in Coos Bay has put together a plan and will be asking Coos Bay residents to pass a bond for $66 million dollars to fix aging buildings in the Coos Bay School District. The School district has assessed the need for structural and infrastructure repairs to Madison/Sunset, Millicoma and Harding. The cost for [...]


Thursday January 19 2017

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Fire and Explosions Near Knife River South of Coos Bay

  A spectacular fire and a few explosions happened last night at Knife River off highway 101 south of Coos Bay. A storage shed caught fire and some of the contents of the shed included propane tanks. The owners of the shed, LTM Concrete, told Millington Fire Chief Drew Solomon that the shed was to be [...]


Wednesday January 18 2017

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Free Showing Of Film San Andreas At Egyptian Theatre

[ January 29, 2017; 2:00 PM; ] The geology lecture series at Southwestern teams up with the Egyptian Theatre to present a free showing of San Andreas starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. It's part of the Science on Screen series at 2pm on Sunday, January 29th. Before the film, Dr. Ron Metzger (Professor of Geology at Southwestern) will make a [...]


Wednesday January 18 2017

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Power Outages In Coos Bay And Coquille

Pacific Power reports there are power outages in Coquille and Coos Bay. Crews are on scene right now and repairs are underway. The time of restoration is not known and the cause is under investigation. As of 7:45am on Wednesday, approximately 882 customers are without power, down from 1,547 earlier this morning. More details as [...]


Wednesday January 18 2017

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