Press Releases

Vacant Commercial Dock Property Sells To Developer

The Coos Bay Waterfront Property known as “Central Dock,” that has sat vacant for years, has been sold to a developer with a committed interest in the bay area. The 7 plus acre property was purchased on April 28th to a developer who wishes to remain anonymous.  Though the new owner is keeping development plans [...]


Thursday May 11 2017

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Regulators Seek To Close Fall Chinook Fisheries Off South Coast

Commercial and recreational salmon seasons will see a complete closure on the southern Oregon coast if the Pacific Fisheries Management Council recommendation is approved. That after biologists predicted low fish return forecasts. The PFMC recommended closing the ocean commercial salmon season south of Florence to Crescent City California. The recreational salmon seasons will also be [...]


Thursday April 13 2017

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Coquille Man Convicted of Raping female Family Member

A Coquille man faces a minimum 25 years in prison on 3 separate charges of taping, sexually abusing and sodomizing an 11-year-old female family member. 44-year old Frank Wayne Noakes of Coquille was found guilty of first degree rape, sodomy, sexual abuse and sexual penetration. District Attorney Paul Frasier said because the victim was under [...]


Wednesday April 5 2017

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Suspect In Coos Bay Car Chase Still At Large

  Vehicle stolen on March 13th ends after pursuit in Coos Bay. The Coos County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a stolen vehicle at a residence in the Charleston area. The 1994 Chevrolet pickup had been stolen sometime in the night. Coos County Sheriff’s Deputy observed a vehicle matching the description traveling north bound on [...]


Friday March 17 2017

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One Dead After Vehicle Collision North Of Gardiner

Highway 101 reduced to one lane after a vehicle collision kills Reedsport man. Yesterday around 5:30 PM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to north of Gardiner after a report of a two-vehicle collision. The preliminary investigation revealed a 1997 Honda Accord allegedly tried to cross Highway 101 northbound and was struck by [...]


Wednesday March 8 2017

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North Bend School Lockdown Leads To Arrest Of Armed Suspect

According to a Press Release from the North Bend Police Department, North Bend High School went into lockdown around 11:00 AM this morning due to a report of a man carrying an uncased rifle near the front of the North Bend Public Pool. K-DOCK News contacted Police Chief Robert Kappelman who has confirmed that the rifle [...]


Tuesday March 7 2017

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Curry County Sheriff’s Office Responds To A Facebook Post That Could Be A Scam

A Facebook post regarding the Oroville Dam impacting a local river has prompted a response by the Curry County Sheriff’s Office today. Authorities say the Oroville dam is 297 miles South of Cave Junction. The Sheriff’s Office is cautioning people of the possible scam. The dam faces the South West and could impact rivers running [...]


Wednesday February 22 2017

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FERC Approves LNG Project For Permitting Process

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has given the Jordan Cove Energy Export Project to move through the federal permitting process.   Last week, Boost Southwest Oregon posted a release from Jordan Cove that its pre-filing application was approved.  Part of the project includes siting a liquefied natural gas export facility on Coos Bay’s North Spit and [...]


Wednesday February 15 2017

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Coos County Authorities Seize $100,000 Dollars of Methamphetamine During Traffic Stop

Authorities seized methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $100-thousand dollars following a routine traffic stop. South Coast Interagency Narcotics Team detectives served two search warrants on the home of 59-year old Cory Yockey and 47-year-old Deborah Rogers of Coos Bay. The two were taken into custody following a December 29th traffic stop near the [...]


Monday January 9 2017

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FERC Denies Application for Rehearing of Jordan Cove Energy Project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has denied the re-hearing request made by Veresen, the parent company of Jordan Cove Energy Project and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline. Veresen filed the request in April after FERC denied the applications related to construction and operation of a liquefied natural gas export terminal and natural gas pipeline. In its [...]


Friday December 9 2016

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