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Train Leaves Tracks North Of Lakeside

Crews from the Albany and Eastern Railroad Company are assessing the area where a train hauling lumber left the track last night just north of Lakeside.  An Oregon International Port of Coos Bay Spokeswoman said an infrastructure issue caused the train to derail.  Albany and Eastern will make the necessary repairs and remove the railcars and lumber. [...]


Jordan Cove Project Could Begin in 2020

A representative of Pembina, the parent company of the Jordan Cove Energy Project, provided an update on the status of the permits and the project to leaders of Businesses and organizations today.  The presentation took place at the Bay Area Chamber of Commerce Wednesday Business Connection.  Donna Nichols said construction on the project could begin in 2020 [...]


Multi-vehicle Accident Closes Highway 101 North of North Bend

Local Law Enforcement are investigating two major accidents on Highway 101 north of North Bend.  Oregon Department of Transportation officials say the Highway was completely closed for a fatal multiple vehicle accident that happened shortly before 2:00 pm. One lane has reopened.  A second accident was also reported south of the original accident on the [...]


North Bend Seats New Councilor and Holds Public Hearings

The City of North Bend will issue the Oath of Office to elected councilors Larry Garboden and Bill Richardson who are currently seated on the council, and newly-elected Councilor Jessica Engelke at tonight’s North Bend City Council Meeting. The three were the top vote-getters in the election earlier this month.  Following the Oath of Office, the [...]


Coos Bay Council Discusses a Transportation UserFee Tonight

Coos Bay City Councilors will discuss adding a Transportation User Fee to fund fixing streets that are falling into disrepair when they meet tonight in a work session.  The council has toyed with the idea of adding a fee ranging from $3 dollars to up to $10 dollars to generate funds earmarked for streets.  The city has [...]