Port of Coos Bay Will Hold Public Meeting for Ice Plant Rebuild

The Port of Coos Bay will host a public meeting on February 27th to discuss the history, project details, progress on the Ice Plant Rebuild Project and for questions. The Ice Plant caught fire on December 20th and was found by a Maintenance Worker making rounds. The Ice Plant provided grade flake ice for the [...]

DLCD Denies Jordan Cove Energy Project Consistency Application

The Department of Land Conservation and Development says it objects to the consistency certification made by the Jordan Cove Energy Project and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline. The objection and subsequent denial of the consistency application came the day before a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission decision. Officials, there have pushed back a decision after receiving DLCD [...]

Coos County Commissioner Melissa Cribbins has tendered her resignation today from LCDC

Coos County Commissioner Melissa Cribbins has tendered her resignation today from the Land Conservation and Development Commission. Cribbins cites the recent DLCD decision on the eve of the FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) hearing regarding Jordan Cove Energy Project and the Pacific Connector Pipeline as the reason. According to her resignation letter, Cribbins states that [...]

Rep. Peter DeFazio Announces $750,000 Federal Grant for Southwest Oregon Regional Airport

Rep. Peter DeFazio today announced that the Southwest Oregon Regional Airport will receive a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The grant, which is part of the 2019 Small Community Air Service Development Program (SCASDP) will help the airport in its efforts to attract new service to Portland on Contour Airlines, a regional [...]

Housing Development Breaks Ground in Coos Bay

A ground-breaking ceremony was held this morning on an 8 unit workforce housing development in the Empire District of Coos Bay.  Adam Rutherford of Tahoe Pacific Capital began site prep yesterday and anticipates the project will be completed by winter. The city worked with the developer to provide the property as long as the project [...]