Drive Thru Graduation Planned for North Bend High School

North Bend Graduation will continue with a drive thru model and live stream broadcast. Seniors are asked to be passengers in vehicles participating in the graduation. This drive thru graduation will begin at 6 PM on June 5th and Steve Grief will announce the graduates as they move to the front of the fence to [...]

Coos County Letter of Intent for Phase 2 Reopening Finalized

Coos County Commissioners and Coos Health and Wellness met this afternoon and approved the letter of intent for Phase 2 reopening that will be sent to the state today. Coos County Commissioner Bob Main announced that if allowed to move to Phase 2, gatherings would be increased to 50 persons indoors and 100 outdoors as [...]

State Park Campgrounds will Reopen June 9th

Oregon State Campgrounds will reopen on the Oregon Coast starting June 9th. Campers will be able to reserve their campgrounds online starting sometime next week and will accept new reservations one day to two weeks in advance. Campgrounds opening include Sunset Bay, Jessie M. Honeyman, William M. Tugman and Bullards Beach. Cabin and yurt camping [...]

California Man Cited After ATV Accident on Oregon Dunes

Coos County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an accident on the Beaver Slide Hill in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area on May 27th. 26-year-old Erik Kinney of Fairfield California and 20-year-old Alexis Mandujano of Citrus Height California were riding in a Side by Side when they became airborne and nose-dived into a hill. [...]

BIA Ends Consideration of Tribe’s Land Trust Application

The Bureau of Indian Affairs says it will end further consideration of the Coquille Indian Tribe’s application to take land into trust for a casino project south of Medford. The Tribe received a letter Wednesday. Several business projects are planned including The Cedars at Bear Creek, a Class II casino. Tribal Chairwoman Brenda Meade strongly [...]