State News

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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Man Tells Deputies He Was Being Followed By “Ghosts”

The Coos County 911 Dispatch Center received a call on December 24th from 38-year-old Ryland B. Sweet of Remote, that he was being followed by what he called “cops” or “ghosts”. Sweet told Deputies that the unknown people had been following him for several miles. Deputies located Sweet and his dog, along the bank of [...]


Tuesday December 26 2017

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Coast Guard Reminds Boaters To Secure Boats Before Winter Storms

The Coast Guard reminds all boaters and paddle craft users to secure and mark their boats before winter storms. The Coast Guard has launched on 90 un-manned adrift vessel cases around the state in the past year. Sector North Bend personnel responded to two, while Sector Columbia River personnel responded to 24. These un-manned [...]


Friday December 22 2017

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Relay For Life Of Coos County

As the holiday approaches, The Relay For Life of Coos County reminds everyone to remember the loved ones who are fighting their battle with cancer, the ones that who have lost their fight and the ones that have survived to have more birthdays–and more holidays! Consider making a New Year’s resolution to become involved [...]


Thursday December 21 2017

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