Vacant Commercial Dock Property Sells To Developer

The Coos Bay Waterfront Property known as “Central Dock,” that has sat vacant for years, has been sold to a developer with a committed interest in the bay area. The 7 plus acre property was purchased on April 28th to a developer who wishes to remain anonymous.  Though the new owner is keeping development plans [...]

No One Injured At House Fire On Red Dyke Road

The Coos Bay Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Wednesday morning, May 10th at 62823 Red Dike Road. Upon arrival, fire fighters found the house to be heavily engulfed, but the fire was under control within a half hour. Crews remained on the scene extinguishing hot spots and investigating the cause of the [...]

Walk A Mile In Her Shoes To Benefit Womens Safety And Resource Center

[ May 24, 2017; 12:00 PM; ]   On Wednesday, May 24th, Southwestern Oregon Community College will host “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes". The International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault and Gender Violence is co-sponsored by The Zonta Club of the Coos Bay area and benefits the Women’s Safety and Resource Center, raising awareness of rape, sexual assault and gender [...]

Emergency Response Drill On Southwestern Campus

The Emergency Management Team at Southwestern Oregon Community College will be conducting a campus-wide emergency response drill on Thursday, May 11th. This drill will simulate a violent intruder or active shooter event. The response drill will start at 9am, lasting approximately 20 minutes. None of the drill activities will affect the public.   Campus security and several [...]

Man Hospitalized After RV Fire In Charleston

  Coos County Deputies and the Charleston Fire Department responded to an RV fire at the end of Alaska Packers Road in the Charleston Boat Basin shortly after 2am on Wednesday, May 10th. Upon arrival, the RV was found to be fully engulfed in flames. The occupant, 27-year-old Andrew Morgan, a transient, was taken to Bay [...]