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Army Corps of Engineers Survey Boat Capsizes – Two Recovered

Photo by: Noah Bruce Two Army Corps of Engineer Survey Boat Crew-members are safe tonight after their boat capsized at 1:00 o’clock Wednesday afternoon at the mouth of the Chetco River.  Spokesman Jeffrey Henon said the boat capsized near the shore just south of the Chetco River jetty near Brookings.  The boat then became beached.  One crew member was able to swim [...]


North Bend Man Dies in Coos Bay’s North Spit

Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into Friday morning’s fatal crash on Trans Pacific Highway north of Coos Bay/North Bend. On April 20, 2018 at approximately 6:06 a.m., OSP troopers responded with the Coos County Sheriff’s Office for a crash on Trans Pacific Highway near milepost 1. Preliminary investigation revealed that a white Chevy Caprice, [...]


Man Throws Brick at City Hall Window

Officers of the Coos Bay Police Department locate man who threw brick into the City Hall Building early this morning. At around 6:10 AM this morning a male subject carrying a red brick walked up the front of city hall and threw the brick through one of the large glass windows. When Officers responded the [...]


Coos Bay Man Dies in Logging Accident

A Coos Bay man has died after a logging accident. On Monday, April 16, 2018 at approximately 10:00 AM, the Douglas County 9-1-1 Center received a call of a logging accident in the area of Galagher Canyon off of 138 W. When emergency services personnel arrived, they found that 49 year-old James Jarrett of Coos Bay, had been caught [...]


Lady Washington Cancels Coos Bay Port

As of 10 AM the Lady Washington will not be visiting Coos Bay. Weather conditions continue causing the Lady Washington to be docked in Crescent City, California. The Lady Washington was due to arrive on Wednesday of this week and was moved to a later date due to weather conditions. The weather conditions are still [...]