Merkley Town Hall Meeting in Bandon

Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley makes a stop on the South Coast Tuesday. Merkley’s Town Hall Meeting with citizens takes place at The Barn in Bandon at 9 o’clock in the morning. At a meeting in Coquille last year Merkley discussed his opposition to the LNG Project, transportation Funding Bills for ports and jetties, recycling and [...]

Coos County Sheriff’s Office Warns of Break-Ins South of Bandon

The Coos County Sheriff’s Office in Coquille is reporting that a string of thefts have occurred from both vehicles and homes south of Bandon. The CCSO is urging residents to remove valuables from vehicles and make sure doors are locked to deter further thefts. They also suggest that you make sure your property is secure, [...]

Hospital Given All Clear after Security Event

Reports of a complete lockdown of Bay Area Hospital circulated on social media this morning following a possible security event on the hospital campus. Hospital officials confirmed it was on lockdown while authorities investigated unconfirmed reports that a suspect had a rifle in the parking lot. Police gave an all clear, and hospital operations have [...]


***POLICE SEARCH FOR ROBBERY SUSPECT*** The Coos Bay Police Department is searching for a suspect who robbed the Old World Antiques store on S. Broadway in Coos Bay. A male suspect, wearing a dark hoodie and mask, threatened Old World Antiques employees with a firearm and stole an undisclosed amount of property. The suspect fled the area [...]


***FLOOD WATCH*** The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Flood Watch for the Coquille River at Coquille. A front is expected to stall over the region this weekend, producing an extended period of heavy rain through Sunday. Quick and significant rises are expected on area rivers. The Coquille River will rise and may reach flood stage [...]