Coos County Man Fined By DEQ

A man from Coos County has been fined by the DEQ. The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has fined Willy Joe Jenkins $25,393 for allegedly illegally disposing of household garbage, used appliances, demolition debris, tires and other waste at his property off of Seven Devils Road in Coos County. Inspectors with the DEQ found approximately [...]

Chetco Bar Fire Now At 97% Containment

The fire that began on July 12th is now at 97% containment. Firefighters continued equipment recovery and suppression on the Chetco Bar Fire on Monday, September 25th. Over 160 miles of hose has been retrieved from the fire perimeter. Crews continue to work with chippers to dispose of brush that was cut when fire lines [...]

OSHA Investigates Worker Injury at North Bend Wastewater Treatment Plant

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is on the scene at the North Bend Wastewater Treatment Plant today after a worker was injured at the site last week. North Bend City Manager, Terence O’Connor, confirmed the incident and the injury, but didn’t release any names. He reported the worker suffered non-threatening injuries and was taken [...]

Animal Friends Blessing At Mingus Park

[ October 1, 2017; 1:00 PM; 1:00 PM; ] The Blessing of Our Animal Friends on Sunday, October 1st at 1pm in Mingus Park, gathers pets and people together to celebrate the bonds of love and trust. Gloria Dei Lutheran Church and Emmanuel Episcopal Church continue a centuries-old tradition. The service will be held whatever the weather at the park’s playground area on 10th [...]

Learn About Coos And Curry County Shipwrecks

The Coos Bay Library will present a free program on shipwrecks in Coos and Curry County on Wednesday, September 27th at 6:30pm. Local author and historian, H.S. Contino, will share highlights from her two books: Shipwrecks of Coos County (2011) and her latest, Shipwrecks of Curry County (2017). Then she will open the floor to [...]