Construction returns to McCullough Bridge

After a six-month break from construction, U.S. 101 motorists should expect to see more work on McCullough Bridge. The latest project will rehabilitate the steel structure by removing rust, replacing rivets and repairing damaged steel before repainting the bridge. A crosswalk will be installed at Ferry Road at the south end of the bridge. Over the next [...]


***HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 5 AM SUNDAY*** The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a High Surf Advisory…which is in effect from 11 AM Saturday to 5 AM PDT Sunday. * Waves and Surf…A large west swell will arrive late Saturday morning and produce breakers of around 23 feet through [...]

Fatal Crash on Highway 101 North of McCullough Bridge

A fatal crash happened yesterday morning on Highway 101 north of the McCullough Bridge. Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a report of a two-vehicle crash. The preliminary investigation revealed that a Honda driven by 37-year-old Jessie Fisher of Garabaldi was traveling southbound on Highway 101 when she crossed the center line and [...]

Recreational Crabbing Re-opens on the South Coast

The Oregon Department of Agriculture and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife have re-opened recreational crabbing on the south Oregon Coast. The latest crab samples show the marine biotoxin domoic acid has dropped below levels that forced the closure. With the re-opening, that leaves recreational crabbing open along the entire Oregon coastline. Authorities recommend [...]

Coos Bay Man Removed from Vehicle After Being Tasered By Officer.

A Coos Bay man was removed from his vehicle after being tasered by an officer. This incident began in the Empire District when an officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop.  59-year-old Jerry Lee Robinson reportedly jumped into the back seat and began buckling up a juvenile passenger. After getting back in the driver’s seat, [...]