Spring Whale Watch Week Starts March 25th

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department invites everyone to see gray whales passing by the Oregon coast during Spring Whale Watch Week from March 25th through the 31st. Trained volunteers from the Whale Watching Spoken Here program will be stationed at 24 whale watch sites from 10am to 1pm daily to help visitors learn about [...]

Lakeside Woman Sentenced To 23 Months In Prison

A Lakeside woman has been sentenced to prison on drug charges. The South Coast Interagency Narcotics Team reports that on March 20th 2017, Coos County Circuit Court Judge Megan Jacquot sentenced 48-year-old Julie Ann Farnham to 23 months in prison and a $3,000.00 fine. Farnham was found guilty by a Coos County Jury on March [...]

Transient Husband and Wife Burglars Nabbed by Police

Michael Shamoon Rachelle Shamoon Deputies received a report of a suspicious vehicle on North Bay Road near milepost 3 on March 22 in the early morning hours. While responding, Deputies received further information that a male and female had returned to the truck with property and were trying to leave the area. The complainant contacted the subjects [...]

Be Part Of The Coquille Carousel Project

[ April 8, 2017; 9:00 AM; ] Wood carver Bruce Sturtevant will demonstrate and teach students how to carve rosettes that will be placed on the Coquille Carousel. The class will be held at the Coos Bay Boat Building Center, 100 Newmark Avenue, from 9 to Noon Saturdays, April 8th, 15th and 22nd. The class series is designed for ages 15 and [...]

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

[ April 8, 2017; 9:00 AM; ] Residents of Coos and Curry Counties can dispose of household chemicals at a free “Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event” on April 8th from 9am to 1pm at the Beaver Hill Transfer Site on Highway 101 between Coos Bay and Bandon. Call 541-396-7624 to make an appointment to drop off household hazardous waste. This collection event [...]