Jordan Cove Responds to DSL Request

Jordan Cove LNG on May 9 provided over 1,600 pages of response to questions and comments from the Oregon Department of State Lands and the public. The response comes at the request of DSL for more information as it considers a removal-fill permit for the Jordan Cove LNG project in Coos Bay. The Jordan Cove responses [...]

DEQ Denies Jordan Cove Water Quality Application

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued a decision on Jordan Cove’s application for a Section 401 Water Quality Certification. The certification is required for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to issue permits for the Liquified Natural Gas project slated for Coos Bay’s North Spit. DEQ’s concerns that led to the denial without prejudice [...]

Coquille Tribe Asks Neighboring Tribe to Halt TCP Application

The Coquille Indian Tribe is the latest to announce it will not support an application for establishing a “Traditional Cultural Property” for over 20 square miles of the Coos Bay and adjacent properties. In a letter to the Confederated Tribes of the Coos Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians (CTCLUSI), the Coquille Tribe said they are [...]

Former President and CEO of Bay Area Hospital, Paul Janke has been killed in a motor vehicle accident

Former President and CEO of Bay Area Hospital, Paul Janke was killed in a motor vehicle accident in Arizona. Hospital staff and members of the medical community were notified Sunday and Monday. 64-year-old Janke, who retired in January this year, was still living in the bay area and would commute to Tucson, Arizona where he [...]

Detectives Seek the Public’s Help After Assault at Carter Lake

Detectives in Douglas County seek information after an assault took place at Carter Lake Campground Day Use Area. Deputies were notified on Sunday around 1:20 PM, that a female had been walking her dogs in the day use area and was assaulted by an armed male. The male was described as a large person in [...]