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Eastside School Ground Breaking

The Coos Bay School District broke ground today on a 52-thousand square foot Eastside Elementary School that will accommodate 450 students.  Today’s ground-breaking was a significant step in the process for the Coos Bay School District and the $60-million dollar bond that citizens approved in 2017. Demolition of the former school on the property was [...]


***HIGHWAY 42S CLOSED BETWEEN COQUILLE AND BANDON***

Oregon 42 South remains closed five miles east of Bandon after a 50-foot section of the roadway collapsed Wednesday night, April 10. The closure will likely continue into next week. Motorists traveling between Bandon and Coquille are advised to use U.S. 101 and Oregon 42. The washout occurred at milepost 5.4 near a culvert that [...]


Loon Lake Recreation Site Closed for Summer

Loon Lake Recreation Site closed for Summer Season due to damage to facilities during the snowstorm. The Bureau of Land Management reported that heavy snow toppled trees that destroyed the potable water treatment system and building, a restroom in the day use area and the maintenance shop. Among those the electrical components for the sewer [...]


***LANDSLIDE AWARENESS***

***LANDSLIDE AWARENESS*** The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement and Flood Watches for many portions of Oregon. Heavy rain can trigger landslides and debris flows in steep terrain, and the risk is higher in burn areas. Debris flows are rapidly moving, extremely destructive landslides. They can contain boulders and logs transported in a fast-moving soil [...]


Structure Fire in Glasgow

The State Fire Marshal has been called in to investigate a structure fire in Glasgow. This morning at 4:50 AM dispatch was alerted about a fire in a multi-level, single family home on Quail Road. A female inside the home escaped and called 911. She did not require medical attention. There is still a male [...]