State News

Museum Will Host Paper Theatre History Camp

Paper Puppet Theater Camp is a great way to learn about the characters of Coos County. They will explore the basics of everything needed to start your own paper theater. This is designed for children 7 to 10 years old. Each one week session will run from 9am to 1pm at the Coos History Museum. [...]


Thursday July 6 2017

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North Bend Man Injured In Highway Accident

Oregon State Police and emergency crews responded to a five vehicle crash on Highway 20 near the entrance to Black Butte Ranch. The investigation revealed that a Subaru Legacy, driven by 28-year-old Ethan G. Moreschi from Bend, was traveling east, when the Legacy crossed the center line and struck a westbound Chevrolet Equinox, driven by [...]


Tuesday June 27 2017

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Tips On Keeping Fireworks Safe And Legal

  The Office of State Fire Marshal wants Oregonians to “Keep it Legal and Keep it Safe” when using fireworks. The 2017 Oregon fireworks sales season began June 23rd and runs through Thursday, July 6th. The OSFM wants everyone to know what fireworks are legal in Oregon, where they are permitted and the steps to take [...]


Monday June 26 2017

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Seacoast Art And Sunset Paddle With South Slough

[ July 1, 2017; 1:00 PM; 1:00 PM; 1:00 PM; 1:00 PM; 1:00 PM; ] Saturday, July 1:   The Oregon Seacoast Art Opening 1 to 3pm   The work of landscape artist Katherine C. Andreasen of Coos Bay reflects her love of Coos County’s seafaring past. She finds many of her subjects along rural county byways, fading evidence of a nautical past: A dory, land-locked and forgotten, tied on the side of a [...]


Friday June 23 2017

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South Coast Head Start Accepting Applications

South Coast Head Start is now accepting applications for wait list placement in the Head Start and Early Head Start programs offered throughout Coos and Curry counties. Openings may occur weekly and the wait list is used to fill any spots that come available. These programs are provided at no cost to families.   South Coast [...]


Friday June 23 2017

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Police Seek Man Wanted For Reedsport Arson Investigation

  Douglas County Sheriff’s were notified about a structure fire that involved certain suspicious circumstances in the 4000-block of Scholfield Road in Reedsport on Thursday, June 22nd. Deputies conducted an investigation and have determined the cause of the fire to be the result of arson. Deputies consider 25-year-old Joshua Michael Palmer of Reedsport to be a [...]


Friday June 23 2017

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Fire Season Is Almost Here

The Coos Forest Protective Association reminds everyone that fire season is almost here. With warmer and windy weather, fire season conditions are quickly approaching. The CFPA is monitoring fire danger levels and weather conditions closely to determine the start of fire season. Once fire season is declared, all debris and burn barrel burning will be [...]


Thursday June 22 2017

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Free Lunches For Kids This Summer

The Coos Bay School District will be providing free lunches for all kids, ages 2 to 18 Monday through Friday from 11:15am to 12pm, beginning June 26th through August 23rd:   Blossom Gulch School: Service time 11:15 to 12:00   Millicoma School 11:00 – 11:10 260 2nd Avenue   John Topits Park 11:20 – 11:30 250 Hull Street   Woodland Apartments [...]


Wednesday June 21 2017

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Coquille Woman Charged With Meth Possession

  Detectives with the South Coast Interagency Narcotics Team conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by 48-year-old Angelica Yarnell-Ross of Coquille. The vehicle was stopped on West 4th Street in Coquille on Thursday, June 16th. The traffic stop resulted from an incident on May 26th when Yarnell-Ross allegedly attempted to smuggle a bar of [...]


Tuesday June 20 2017

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Drivers Needed For Road To Recovery Program

For many cancer patients, getting to and from treatment is a challenge. Volunteer drivers are needed for the ‘Road to Recovery’ program to give free rides. Drivers will receive training before being added to a roster. Call 800-227-2345 to learn more.     DRIVER CRITERIA Drivers should be between the ages of 18-84, will need to pass a [...]


Wednesday May 24 2017

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