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Leaven No Trace Founder Sentenced To Probation And Fined In Coos County Court

  Raymond Furr of Leaven No Trace, has been sentenced in Coos County Circuit Court to one year probation and was ordered to pay a $500 dollar fine. Furr was found guilty by a jury of Second Degree Disorderly Conduct. Prosecutors say Furr did so by creating a risk of public inconvenience, annoyance and alarm by [...]


Friday February 24 2017

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Telephone Scam Telling Potential Victims They Could Go To Jail

A telephone scammer is telling potential victims they could face jail time. The Curry County Sheriff’s office wants the public to know there is another telephone scam, telling people over the phone that they missed jury duty and that a warrant was issued for their arrest. The scam caller identifies himself as an officer [...]


Thursday February 23 2017

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Freeze Warning Starts At Midnight

The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning going into effect at Midnight on February 24th through to 8am Friday morning. Temperatures will drop below 32 degrees for four hours.  


Thursday February 23 2017

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Training For CASA Volunteers Starts In April

[ April 13, 2017; 5:30 PM; ] Judge Martin Stone of the Coos County Circuit Court said, “There is a need to elevate the awareness in the community to the plight of abused or neglected children, to encourage more citizens of the county to volunteer as CASAs and to support, train and guide new CASAs as they enter the program. The goal [...]


Wednesday February 22 2017

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Governor Brown Announces Councils Will Award Three Fitness Centers To Oregon Schools

Governor Kate Brown has announced that nominations are open for elementary and middle schools in Oregon to apply for the National Foundation of Governors’ Fitness Councils 2017 Don’t Quit fitness campaign. The three schools that demonstrate leadership in getting and keeping students fit will be selected to receive $100,000 fitness centers.   Brown said, “Our children deserve [...]


Tuesday February 21 2017

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Hydrologic Outlook For Weekend

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Potential Outlook for significant rises on rivers and streams in Coos, Curry, Douglas and Josephine counties. Rain that fell overnight and yesterday is bringing rises to rivers and streams today. Light to moderate rain will continue through the weekend but no flooding is expected. Another period of [...]


Friday February 17 2017

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Flycasters Hold Fly Fishing Expo In Reedsport

[ February 25, 2017; 9:00 AM; 9:00 AM; ] The Lower Umpqua Flycasters will be holding their 27th annual Fly Fishing Expo at the Reedsport Community Center from 9am to 3pm on February 25th. This annual Expo offers a chance for long term anglers and those who are new to the sport learn about fly casting through demonstrations and programs on various aspects of [...]


Friday February 17 2017

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Two Men Safely Rescued From Cave By Coast Guard

Crews with the Coast Guard rescued two men who found themselves stranded inside a cave south of Yachats on Tuesday night. Watch standers in North Bend received the report of the stranded men from the Lincoln County Fire Department who requested assistance from the Coast Guard when one man fell in the water. The other [...]


Wednesday February 15 2017

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Unidentified Body Found On Horsfall Beach

On the morning of Saturday, February 11th, Coos County Sheriffs were dispatched to a report of a body found in the area of Horsfall Beach near the Hauser Beach Access Road. The reporting persons had been beach-combing when they found a partially decomposed body. According to a press release, because of the condition of [...]


Monday February 13 2017

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Coos Bay Woman Charged With Unlawful Use Of Vehicle

On February 8th, the Coos County Sheriff’s office was notified about a stolen dark blue Chevrolet pickup that left a gas station in Coos Bay without paying for fuel. The employee at the station obtained the license plate of the truck, which returned to a stolen 2001 Chevrolet pickup from North Bend. The female driver [...]


Friday February 10 2017

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