Coos History Museum Hires New Executive Director

The Coos History and Maritime Museum has hired longtime Coos Bay resident Marcia Hart as the Executive Director. Hart, who formerly served as the director of the United Way of Southwestern Oregon, brings over 40 years of private, public and non-profit business experience to the museum.  She also currently serves as the president of the [...]

Severe Weather Update #1

Check this page often for information concerning closures, cancellations and delays in Coos County. ***TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2018*** 6:00AM – Lighthouse School is on a delayed start this morning due to power outage. School will begin at 11:00 AM. If you see downed wires call 911 immediately and report it. Do not get near or attempt to drive [...]


*** HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM SUNDAY *** – Winds…South 30 to 40 mph with gusts 55 to 65 mph. *** HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM SUNDAY *** – Waves and Surf…A powerful northwest swell will create breakers of 20 to 25 feet. A [...]


The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a High Wind Watch…which is in effect from late tonight through Friday afternoon. * Winds: South turning southwest 40 to 55 mph with gusts up to 75 mph near Cape Blanco. * Timing: Friday morning until Friday afternoon. Winds may start weakening as early as noon Friday. * Locations include: [...]

Minor Pedestrian Hit in North Bend

A 14 year-old pedestrian was was hit while crossing at the intersection of Virginia Avenue and Marion Street in North Bend on Tuesday. According to police, the investigation revealed that a Curry Coastal transit bus was stopped in the continuous left turn lane westbound on Virginia Avenue to make a left onto southbound Marion Street. [...]