Coquille Man Sentenced to Mandatory 25 years for Murder

36-year-old Manuel Delgado Junior was sentenced this morning by Judge Martin Stone in Coos County Circuit Court for killing one man and assaulting another. Delgado was convicted of the death of 45-year-old Gregory Durham in June 2018. Durham had bled to death on his bathroom floor from two table knife wounds to his lower head [...]

Driver Dies and Three Children Injured in Curry County ATV Accident

A woman is dead after the ATV Quad she was driving went over an embankment backwards into the Winchuck River Drainage.  47-year-old Gina Theisling of Simi Valley California died at Rogue Valley Hospital. She was reportedly operating the ATV with a child on the seat in front of her and two others on the front [...]

FERC Public Hearings

The first of four Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s public hearings opened today on the Draft Environment Impact Statement for the Jordan Cove Energy Project.  Jordan Cove is proposing a Liquified Natural Gas facility on Coos Bay’s North Spit. A clock was triggered after FERC released the Draft EIS back in March.  The hearings offer an [...]

Tribe to Host Deed Transfer Ceremony

The Confederated Tribe of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians will hold a Deed Transfer Ceremony with the City of Coos Bay for its Hollering Place Development. The Tribe will take ownership of the upper bluff area that is currently a view point at the corner of Newmark and Empire Boulevard on Cape Arago [...]

North Bend Man Drowns in Southern Oregon Quarry

A North Bend man died while swimming at a southern Oregon Rock Quarry. 18-year-old Steven Roy Reynolds of North Bend was found unresponsive in the water at the Keno Rock Quarry. Witnesses said Reynolds had been swimming when he went underwater and didn’t surface. He was pulled from the water. Bystanders began CPR, but despite [...]