***North Bend Man Dies in Car Crush Incident-Person of Interest Identified***

***North Bend Man Dies in Car Crush Incident-Person of Interest Identified*** A person of interest is being sought after a North Bend Man was found dead on a North Bend city street late Sunday morning from what authorities say was extensive crush-type injuries.  40-year-old Joshua James Thompson with a last known address of Coquille is being sought [...]

Deveraux Center Proposes Community Campground for Homeless

The Deveraux Center has requested the use of city property for a community campground to house homeless individuals. The proposal presented to Coos Bay City Councilors last night was asking for the use of the property that housed Wastewater Treatment Plant 2 in the Empire area. A new plant was constructed across the street leaving [...]

Negotiations Continue Between Commercial Crabbers and Processors

Commercial Crab Boats remained docked in Oregon Ports including Charleston yesterday while price negotiations continued. The season opener was delayed from December 1st to December 16th to allow for better quality crab. After finding crab were fuller and there was no sampling indicating domoic acid issues, the Agriculture Department gave the go-ahead for crabbers to [...]

European Crab Threaten Coos Bay Estuary Study Says

The invasive European Green Crab population is continuing to grow and threatened coast species and habitat. According to a report by the South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve south of Charleston, 77 percent of crab caught at trap sites including the Coos estuary were European Green Crabs. Researchers say the crab has been linked to [...]


FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1:00 AM TO 9:00 AM WEDNESDAY. Expect temperatures as low as 33 degrees and areas of widespread frost from Port Orford to Reedsport.The advisory is in effect from 1:00 AM to 9:00 AM on Wednesday.Temperatures may even reach freezing in some isolated locations. Keep an eye on the forecast as [...]