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Multiple Fire Departments Battle two Structure Fires off Cape Arago Highway West Of Coos Bay

Fire crews from multiple agencies are on the scene of a blaze at a residence on Wygant Street, just outside of Coos Bay. The blaze reportedly began in one structure, that appears to be a home, and quickly spread to another. The fire was called in about 10:45pm. There is no word what started the [...]


Thursday August 17 2017

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Operation Backpack Program Seeks Donations

Coos Bay Schools’ Operation Backpack/Shoebox is back. This program helps children in need with school supplies, hygiene products, backpacks and shoes to begin school without any barriers. Instead of giving K-7th grade students a list of school supplies to purchase, the district asks parents to pay a $25 school fee which the district uses to [...]


Wednesday August 16 2017

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Woman Crashes Vehicle On Seven Devils Road

A Nevada woman has been arrested on DUI charges. Coos County Deputies were dispatched to Seven Devils Road on Tuesday, August 15th to a report of a motor vehicle accident. Deputies spoke with the only occupant, 23-year-old Carin Mae Welch from Nevada. Welch initially stated that her boyfriend had been driving and that he had [...]


Wednesday August 16 2017

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Operation Kidsafe Event In Coos Bay

[ August 26, 2017; 10:00 AM; 10:00 AM; 10:00 AM; ]   Operation Kidsafe Child Safety Day will be held Saturday, August 26th. From 10am to 4pm, take advantage of this specialized digital imagery equipment and free fingerprint and photo safety program. Held at Coos Bay Toyota, 2001 North Bayshore Drive. Operation Kidsafe captures a child's picture and fingerprints using a digital video capture device, an [...]


Wednesday August 16 2017

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45 Traffic Stops during Pedestrian Safety Operation

The Coos Bay Police Department conducted a Pedestrian Safety Operation at the intersection of Newmark Avenue and Morrison Street on August 10th and August 14th and made 45 traffic stops at an intersection that has generated pedestrian related complaints in the past. The operation was conducted between the hours of 8:30 am and 10:30 am. [...]


Tuesday August 15 2017

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Shots For Tots And Teens Immunization Clinic

[ August 23, 2017; 8:00 AM; 8:00 AM; 8:00 AM; 8:00 AM; 8:00 AM; ]   Shots for Tots and Teens Immunization clinic on Wednesday, August 23rd from 8am to 4pm. Held at Coos Health and Wellness, 1975 McPherson Street in North Bend. Sponsored by the Coos Bay-North Bend Rotary Club and Bay Area Hospital.  


Tuesday August 15 2017

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Red Cross Urges Solar Eclipse Preparation

With potential traffic back-ups and possible supply and fuel shortages, the Red Cross is encouraging community members to assemble emergency preparedness kits and providing specific guidance on must-have emergency preparedness kit items.   PORTLAND, EUGENE, BEND & MEDFORD, Ore., August 15, 2017 — The American Red Cross is urging community members who live in, near or plan to travel [...]


Tuesday August 15 2017

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Water Main Replacement On North 8th Street

A water main is being replaced on North 8th Street from Koosbay Boulevard to Date Avenue, by the Coos Bay/North Bend Water Board. Construction work begins the week of August 14th with an anticipated completion date of November 10th, 2017. The Water Board’s contractor is working Monday through Friday between 7am and 6pm.   The contractor [...]


Tuesday August 15 2017

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45 Pounds Of Meth Seized In Traffic Stop

Police seized 45 pounds of meth during a traffic stop. At 8pm on August 11th, Oregon State Police stopped a Nissan passenger car for a traffic violation on Interstate 5 in Douglas County. During the stop, a drug detection canine was deployed to the exterior of the vehicle and alerted to the odor of a [...]


Tuesday August 15 2017

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Update On Fire At Former McAuley Hospital Building

An investigation has been conducted into the cause of a fire at the former McAuley Hospital building. Officials with the City of Coos Bay report that on Saturday morning, August 12th, the Fire Department responded to a report of smoke emanating from a balcony on the south side of the structure. Crews determined the smoke [...]


Monday August 14 2017

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