Independent Investigation Exonerates Coos Bay Police Officers

An independent investigator contracted by the Lane Council of Governments says allegations against Coos Bay Police were unfounded. The report was given last night at the City Council Meeting. The city contracted with LCOG to look into allegations that an officer with the department intentionally shoved a pregnant woman during a scuffle that followed a [...]

Community Giving to Wildfire Victims Overwhelming

Local organizers of a grassroots effort to collect material donations for victims of the Almeda and Holiday Farm Fires are calling it an overwhelming success. Two van loads of household and emergency supplies were taken to both locations. Community donations filled those. Two First Student Bus Company busses will be ready to deliver their loads [...]

***Rotary Sets Up to Take Tax Deductible Donations for Fire Victims***

In response to the catastrophic loss of homes, businesses, and livelihoods for many Oregonians, Rotary has established a Fire Relief Fund to help victims of wildfires rebuild their lives. The tax-deductible donations will provide grants to partner organizations and individuals in need. Coos Bay-North Bend President Tim Novotny says Rotary’s reputation as an effective and [...]

7 Devils Accepting Donations for Fire Evacuees

Donations of material items are being accepted at 7-Devils Brewery to help our fellow Oregonians who lost their homes and possessions in the devastating wildfires burning across the state. Just designate if you want your donation of the following items to go North or South. • Ziploc Bags • Large Animal Feed • Tents • Canopies • Disposable Gloves • Men’s [...]

Interviews Held for NB City Administrator Candidates

The City of North Bend is continuing to search for a new city administrator. Several community members attended the virtual meet and greet with the three candidates selected from a nationwide search. All three have earned credentials through the International City Managers Association and all three hold Masters Degrees in Public Administration. They are David [...]