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“Pounder” Trout Being Stocked In Coos Bay Lakes

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is stocking Empire Lake with trout. This week, the ODFW is stocking “pounders”, rainbow trout averaging just over a pound each, into Coos Bay area lakes for a fall trout fishing opportunity. Upper Empire Lake is getting 3,500 trout. Lower Empire is reportedly clogged with weeds and has [...]


Woman Arrested For Warrants And Suspended License

A woman is in custody for giving false information to Deputies and driving with a suspended license. Coos County Deputies initiated a traffic stop near Boat Basin and Metcalf Road in Charleston at 6:30pm on October 9th. During the stop, the female driver reportedly provided two false names and a false date of birth to [...]


Firewood Permits Available In Reedsport/Waldport

Firewood permits are available for purchase at Siuslaw National Forest offices. Permits are required regardless if the firewood is for personal use or to be sold commercially. Firewood cutting season usually runs from October through the end of February, although cutting and removing firewood outside that timeframe may be authorized on a case-by-case basis.   Personal use [...]


BLM Issues Revised Emergency Closure Of Public Lands

The Bureau of Land Management Coos Bay District has issued a revised emergency closure of public lands in Curry County. This closure affects public lands within and adjacent to the Chetco Bar fire. The emergency closure has been limited to the fire perimeter. Motorized and non-motorized travel, including foot traffic, is prohibited in the closed [...]


Logos Players Perform The Imaginary Invalid

[ October 27, 2017; 7:00 PM; ] The Logos Players present a dinner theater production: Molière’s comedy The Imaginary Invalid. Friday and Saturday dinner theaters will be held October 27th, 28th and November 3rd and 4th with dinner at 6pm followed by the show at 7. In this funny masterpiece The Imaginary Invalid, the hypochondriac Argan wants Angelique, his daughter, to [...]