Wild Rivers Coast Alliance Executive Passes Away

Keiser Golf and KemperSports announced the death of former Executive Vice President of Operations for the Bandon Dunes Golf Resort and most recently the Wild Rivers Coast Alliance Executive Director, Jim Seely. Seely had just stepped down from WRSC last month. He was known as a tireless advocate for the south coast communities. Seely retired [...]



HIGH SURF WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM FRIDAY TO 10 PM SATURDAY. Expect dangerously large breaking waves of 28 to 32 feet on the South Central Oregon Coast and Curry County Coast. Highest surf is expected on west and northwest facing beaches from 10 PM Friday to 10 PM Saturday. * IMPACTS…Extremely large breaking waves will [...]

Coos Bay Missing Man Dies After Crash in Curry County

Oregon State Police troopers and emergency personnel responded a single vehicle crash around 9 this morning on Highway 255 milepost 361. Preliminary investigation revealed that 50-year-old Chester Mayer of Coos Bay, was northbound on Carpenterville Highway when he failed to negotiate a curve and crossed the southbound lane and left the roadway. According to police, [...]

Former Bandon Official Convicted of Official Misconduct

A former wastewater treatment supervisor for the City of Bandon has been sentenced to 10 days in jail after being convicted of first-degree Official Misconduct. In addition, 60-year-old William Nielson received one year of probation and was ordered to pay a $2500 dollar fine.  The charges stemmed from an investigation by Bandon and Oregon State Police into [...]

Crab Fishery to Open at the end of December

The Commercial Crab Fishery has been given the go ahead to begin its season after being delayed earlier this month.  The season will open December 31st after it was delayed for crab quality.  Commercial crabbers will be able to set their pots on December 28th. A spokesman from the Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission, which advocates and markets for [...]