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***Coquille Hammer Attack Victim Recovering***

The man injured in Wednesday’s hammer attack is recovering at a Springfield hospital.  33-year-old Dan Navarro told K-DOCK News he is able to walk and is recovering from surgery.  He expects to be released from the hospital next week.  He suffered a skull fracture and other injuries to his spine when he was struck by a claw [...]


Coos Bay Wastewater Treatment Plant Update

The City of Coos Bay provided an update on the Wastewater Treatment Plant 2 Construction.  The most visible work is happening on the headworks, which is the tallest part of the structure. Wastewater will be pumped upwards and processed through all treatment basins via gravity flow. The system will likely result in lower operational costs. [...]


Bandon Aquatic Park Location Discussed

Bandon City staff have identified a possible site for an aquatic center.  The Parks and Recreation Commission viewed sketches at a meeting earlier this month.  The most viable possibility is a location near the city’s library. The proposal would allow multiple access points, and it could share parking with the Barn, Sprague Theatre and Library.  [...]


Crabbers Delayed by Weather, Closures and Price

Negotiations between Commercial Crabbers and Processors continued today, while state agencies announced the fishery from Gold Beach to the California border will remained closed for at least two weeks. The Oregon Department of Agriculture recommended the continuation of the closure because of Domoic levels in crab selected for testing. If weather allows, crab samples will [...]


Massive Power Outage Affects Coos County; Power Restored

Pacific Power officials say a tree across a main BPA Transmission line caused a massive outage on the south coast today. Spokesman Tom Gauntt says power was interrupted for about 26,000 customers for 30 minutes. The damaged line is located in the Fairview area outside of Coquille. Customers may see an occasional flickering while the [...]