Suspicious Fire Destroys Historic Fleetwood

Fire officials are now calling the blaze suspicious that destroyed The Historic Fleetwood boat in the Empire District of Coos Bay.  Fire Crews were originally called to the scene around 10:30 pm Monday night for a fire in the crew cabin of the boat. They returned around 3 o’clock in the morning to put out a [...]

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The Oregon State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) has determined that the opponents of the proposed Q’alya ta Kukwis shichdii me (Jordan Cove and the Bay of the Coos People) Traditional Cultural Property Historic District (District) in Coos County submitted enough objections to prevent listing the District in the National Register of Historic Places. According to [...]

HWY 101 Fatal Car Crash

On Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at approximately 9:45 P.M. Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a report of a single vehicle crash on Hwy 101 mile post 223 near Lakeside. Preliminary investigation reveals that a Ford pickup was traveling on Hwy 101 when for unknown reasons left the roadway and rolled. The operator, and lone [...]

Jordan Cove Responds to DSL Request

Jordan Cove LNG on May 9 provided over 1,600 pages of response to questions and comments from the Oregon Department of State Lands and the public. The response comes at the request of DSL for more information as it considers a removal-fill permit for the Jordan Cove LNG project in Coos Bay. The Jordan Cove responses [...]