***COVID Cases Fall Slightly***

The number of COVID-19 cases in Coos County fell slightly from statistics reported last week. Coos Health Wellness reports there are currently 19 active and 52 presumptive cases, bringing the total confirmed cases to 144 since March. The hospitalize case remains on the stats however, officials say the patient is recovering and is likely scheduled [...]

***Curry County Senior Home Covid Outbreak***

Curry County Public Health officials reported an increase of Coronavirus cases mostly due to an outbreak at a senior care facility. 18 confirmed cases of COVID 19 are from Sea View Senior Living Long-term Memory Care out of Brookings. The total number of active and presumptive cases is at 20 as of October 12, 2020.

Women Held in Connection With Amber Alert Released from Jail

Two women detained by Coos County authorities following an Amber Alert that resulted in the safe recovery of a six year old boy have been released. Terran Butler was reunited with his father after he was taken out of state without permission by his mother 43-year-old Emily Jolley. An Amber Alert was issued by the [...]

Six-Year-Old Missing From Utah Found Safe in Coos County

The boy who was the subject of an Amber Alert out of Utah has been located safe in Coos County.  Police had issued a nationwide search for 6-year-old Terran Butler after his father discovered he had been taken without consent from the home were he was visiting on Saturday September 26th. Police say the father [...]

Kingsview Christian School Newest COVID-19 Outbreak

Kingsview Christian School has reported two COVID-19 cases to Coos Health and Wellness. Officials with CHW say the school is running on a cohort schedule where classes are in smaller groups and do not intermingle with different classes. Everyone at the school has been contacted by school officials. Oregon Health Authority guidelines classifies a school [...]