Three Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash on Highway 101

A three-vehicle crash occurred yesterday afternoon near Colina Lane. The investigation revealed that a service van operated by 41-year-old Jeris Doyle of Coos Bay was stationary in the northbound lane waiting for traffic to clear to turn left when a GMC pick up operated by 20-year-old Zachary Story of Coos Bay struck the back of [...]

Baycrest Village Assisted Living to Close by November 1st

North Bend-based Baycrest Village notified its residents this week that it will close its skilled nursing and assisted living facilities by November 1st. In a press release issued by the company, management indicated Baycrest Village will be working collaboratively with staff from the DHS Aging and People with Disabilities program to ensure that every current [...]

Pemina Jordan Cove Expands Wetlands

Pemina Jordan Cove has started a process to expand the Kentuck Wetland Mitigation site from 33 to 100 acres. It will include a wide ranging habitat of mudflats, salt marsh, willowed scrub and shrubs and fish structures.  The project will also include Coho Salmon habitat restoration.  The area is northeast of Coos Bay, off Kentuck Way off [...]

Coos Bay Schools Community Foundation Awards Grants

The Coos Bay Schools Community Foundation has awarded 42 grants worth nearly $34-thousand dollars to programs in Coos Bay Public Schools.  Grants were presented August 27th at the district-wide welcome meeting for teachers at Millicoma Intermediate School in Eastside. Grants will fund much-needed items for Coos Bay students of all ages, including musical instruments, athletic equipment, science [...]

Man Arrested for Knife Threat at Devereux Center

Coos Bay Police Department was dispatched yesterday to the Nancy Devereux Center on a report of a male threatening a female with a knife. The first officer arrived within a minute of being dispatched. The officer located the male in the vehicle as it left the center and initiated a traffic stop. During the investigation [...]