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Coast Guard Suspends Search For Man Missing On Oregon Coast

The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing man who reportedly fell off a cliff in Oswald West State Park on Sunday, September 10th. The search was suspended after search efforts by a helicopter crew, a life boat crew and local responders were unsuccessful.   Coast Guard watch standers received a report that the [...]


Tuesday September 12 2017

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South Coast Hospice Helping Victims Of Chetco Fire

The South Coast Hospice Thrift Store is gathering donations for those affected by the fires. It is because of the support from the community that the store is able to offer great deals for shoppers, such as most clothing for only $2 an item. Last week, the thrift store received requests to help those displaced [...]


Monday September 11 2017

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Person Who Jumped From Vessel Gets Fined By Coast Guard

The Coast Guard issued a $5,000 fine to a passenger who jumped overboard from a tour boat. The act of intentionally jumping into the water from a passenger vessel is considered interfering with the safe operation of the vessel and is a violation of federal law.   Accounts of the event indicate the passenger removed his shoes [...]


Friday September 8 2017

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Coos County Police Canine Odin Returns Home

The Coos County Sheriff’s office announces that police canine “Odin” has been released from the Oregon State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital and has returned home. It was determined that the bacterial infection that Odin contracted may have come from something he orally ingested. After a rigorous medical treatment at OSU, Odin had a significant [...]


Friday September 8 2017

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Mobile Home Fire, No One Injured

No injuries were reported when a mobile home went up in flames. The Coos Bay Fire Department responded to 63282 Everest to the reported mobile home on fire on Wednesday, September 6th at 12:55am. First responders found the mobile home fully engulfed and spreading. The fire was under control by 1:20am. Suppression personnel did [...]


Thursday September 7 2017

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September is National Preparedness Month

Preparing for disasters and emergencies can be overwhelming. Coos Health and Wellness suggests that an emergency communication plan is a great starting point and will ensure your family knows what to do when disaster hits. Discuss with your family how you will inform each other about each person’s safety in an emergency. Know where you [...]


Wednesday September 6 2017

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Man Arrested On DUI Charges In Winchester Bay

  A man from Elkton was arrested in Winchester Bay on DUI charges. Douglas County law enforcement received a report of a suspicious man riding a bicycle with a firearm in the campgrounds in Winchester Bay on the evening of Sunday, September 3rd. Deputies contacted 49-year-old Martin Bradley Harris from Elkton on Salmon Harbor near Lighthouse [...]


Tuesday September 5 2017

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Fire Restrictions Issued By Mayor Of Bandon

The City of Bandon has issued fire restrictions effective September 1st. The city is experiencing extremely dry conditions. Mayor Mary Schamehorn has enacted restrictions. Any outside open burning is now prohibited, including kindling, rubbish and burn barrels. All open flame fires (barbeques, cooking and warming fires, fire pits and others) are not allowed. All fireworks [...]


Friday September 1 2017

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Tasty Tomatoes In Myrtle Point

[ September 23, 2017; 10:00 AM; ] The Coos County OSU Master Food Preservers invite everyone to join them for a Tasty Tomatoes workshop on Saturday, September 23rd, from 10am to 2pm. Learn the basics of canning tomatoes and salsas, how to assess family recipes for safety and other food preservation methods for tomatoes including dehydration. Participants will get to take home [...]


Thursday August 31 2017

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Oregon Employer Council Fall Conference

[ October 16, 2017; 8:00 AM; 8:00 AM; ] The Oregon Employer Council Fall Conference will be held on October 16th and 17th at Spirit Mountain Casino in Grand Ronde, OR. Visit www.oec.org for details.   Schedule:   Sunday, October 15th * Sunday evening informal no-host reception at the Sports Bar at the casino   Monday, October 16th * Programming includes legislative updates, delegation for managers, workplace engagement, discharging employees, personal branding, immigration, [...]


Thursday August 31 2017

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