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Dispose Unwanted Prescription Drugs In Coquille

On Saturday, April 29th, from 10 to 12 Noon, the Coquille Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring pills for disposal to the Coquille Police Department at 851 [...]


Thursday April 27 2017

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Reedsport Fined By DEQ For Waste Water Violations

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has fined Reedsport $3,600 for failing to report violations of its waste water permit to the DEQ within 24 hours. The city failed to notify the DEQ after it exceeded E. coli bacteria limits for its sewer treatment facility at 185 West Railroad Avenue. The violations took place [...]


Wednesday April 26 2017

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Free Household Waste Collection Event April 29th

[ April 29, 2017; 9:00 AM; 9:00 AM; 9:00 AM; 9:00 AM; ] For anyone who missed the first household waste collection event, there will be another held at the Beaver Hill Transfer site on April 29th. Coos and Curry County residents can dispose of various household chemicals at this free event from 9am to 1pm on Highway 101 between Coos Bay and Bandon. Call 541-396-7624 to make [...]


Tuesday April 25 2017

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Coast Guard: Be Aware Of Bar Restrictions

The Coast Guard reminds boaters to adhere to pay attention to bar restrictions while traveling rivers in the area. More than seven deaths in bar-related accidents have been reported along the coast of Oregon last year. Failure to comply with rules and regulations could result in financial penalties, imprisonment and forfeiture of the owner’s vessel [...]


Monday April 24 2017

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Final Day For Oregonians To File Tax Returns

The Department of Revenue reminds Oregonians the deadline to file 2016 personal income tax return is today, April 18th. The DOR is expecting 2.2 million returns this year. Generally receiving about half of the season’s returns before April 1st and the remainder after that. Oregon honors filing extensions issued by the IRS, but an extension [...]


Tuesday April 18 2017

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21st Annual Kiwanis Doernbecher Bicycle Tour

[ May 20, 2017; 8:00 AM; ] Kiwanis clubs from Coqille, Florence, Bandon and the Bay area are teaming up to sponsor the annual Kiwanis Doernbecher Memorial Bicycle Tour on Saturday, May 20th at Sturdivant Park in Coquille. The Kiwanis Doernbecher Children’s Cancer Program is a non-profit organization that raises money for advanced cancer treatment and research through activities and events [...]


Tuesday April 18 2017

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South Slough Summer Science Camps

Summer is coming and so are South Slough Summer Science Camps. These camps offer hands-on activities in the estuary with a focus on natural history and outdoor exploration. Campers bring their own lunch, but a snack is provided during the day. These camps are designed to fit the abilities and interests of [...]


Monday April 17 2017

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Update On Scottsburg Bridge Closure

  Highway 38 is closed at the Scottsburg Bridge. On Wednesday April 12th at 4pm, Oregon State Police responded to the report of a commercial vehicle crash on the bridge. The CMV was hauling empty wooden pallets and crashed through a bridge railing, trapping the driver, 26-year-old Sergi Borodin from Seattle, in the cab. Borodin was [...]


Thursday April 13 2017

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My Fair Lady At The Liberty Theatre

The Liberty Theatre, home of Little Theatre on the Bay, announces My Fair Lady onstage in North Bend. Performance dates are April 14th through 30th Friday and Saturday at 7pm, Sunday at 2pm. Ticket prices are $11.00 for children and seniors, $13.00 for adults. There will be a special wine tasting benefit on April 20th [...]


Thursday April 13 2017

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Meth Seizure The Largest In Coos County History

Oregon State Police conducted a traffic stop on a passenger car for several traffic infractions near the McCullough Bridge on Highway 101, March 15th. Several indications of drug trafficking were noted. Coquille Tribal Police Officer Robert Scoville and his drug detection canine “Ben” were summoned to the scene. An initial search of the vehicle did [...]


Thursday April 13 2017

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