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Oregon Health Authority Monitoring Coronavirus

The Oregon Health Authority will begin weekly updates on persons under monitoring and persons under investigation for novel coronavirus, COVID-19, as state epidemiologists, local public health officials and federal partners continue their investigation of the disease that has sickened tens of thousands of people worldwide. Every Tuesday beginning March 3, OHA will post data on persons [...]


Monday February 24 2020

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JORDAN COVE ENERGY PROJECT PLANNING DOCUMENT AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC REVIEW

Today, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced the availability of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) prepared Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Jordan Cove Energy Project and related Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline.  The BLM is a cooperating agency in the FERC planning process because BLM has authority under the Mineral Leasing Act [...]


Friday November 22 2019

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KICKER PERCENTAGE REVISED

The Oregon Office of Economic Analysis (OEA) adjusted the “kicker” for the 2018 tax year from more than $1.5 billion to $1.6 billion earlier this month. That means an increase in the amount returned to taxpayers. The state hasn’t issued kicker checks since 2007. The surplus will be returned to taxpayers through a credit on their [...]


Friday November 22 2019

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Reward Offered for Federal Fugitive

The FBI is now offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of 36-year-old Lucas Randall DeYoung. Lucas is wanted on a federal warrant for unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.  The Curry County Sheriff’s Office had previously charged DeYoung with attempted aggravated murder, attempted murder, delivery of a controlled substance [...]


Friday February 9 2018

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Fugitive in Brookings-area Shooting Sought by FBI

A man wanted in connection with a Brookings area shooting remains at large and the FBI is asking for your help. The FBI issued a warrant for 36-year-old Lucas Randall DeYoung of Washington with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution. DeYoung is wanted in connection with December shooting at a storage unit. The victim reportedly survived. [...]


Friday February 2 2018

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Fugitive Wanted For Bank Robbery Arrest North of Bandon

A fugitive wanted for Bank Robbery by the US Marshal Service has been taken into custody north of Bandon. 55-year-old Stanley Carl Green of Yakima, Washington was wanted for allegedly using a firearm in a Waldport Bank Robbery. Authorities arrested him at Bullards State Park north of Bandon this morning. According to the press release, [...]


Wednesday January 17 2018

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Volunteers Needed For Help With Fishing Study

Anyone who has a flexible schedule, loves to fish and chat with other anglers, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has a volunteer opportunity.   “We need volunteers to interview winter steelhead anglers on the North and South Umpqua rivers. Volunteers can work a flexible schedule and will be stationed at boat ramps between Glide and [...]


Friday January 5 2018

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North Bend Coast Guard Assists Rescuing Immobilized Hiker

The Coast Guard and local fire department crews rescued a 19-year-old male hiker in the vicinity of Whale Cove on Tuesday, January 2nd, after he reportedly suffered seizures and became immobilized. Watch standers received a report from Lincoln City dispatchers at 4pm regarding a male with medical issues on a cliff who was unable to [...]


Thursday January 4 2018

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Missing Person Being Sought by Coos Bay Police

  The Coos Bay Police Department is seeking assistance from the community in locating Willard Dean Canfield. Mr. Canfield was last seen on December 17th at the Fast Mart in Coos Bay. Mr. Canfield is homeless and known to frequent Mingus Park, the Coos Bay Boardwalk and the Coos Bay Library.   Mr. Canfield is described as a [...]


Tuesday January 2 2018

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Expanded Move Over Law Aimed At Improving Safety

Beginning January 1st, drivers will be required to move over to another lane or slow down by at least five miles an hour below the speed limit for any vehicle stopped next to the side of the road displaying hazard lights. Under the current law, drivers have to move over only for an emergency vehicle, [...]


Wednesday December 27 2017

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