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Top Stories This Week

North Bend High School gym retrofit to keep students safe in case of earthquake

NORTH BEND — Great slabs of concrete now line the walls beneath the North Bend High School gym. Read more

National Weather Service issues high wind watch

SOUTH COAST — The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a high wind watch from Sunday evening through Monday aftern… Read more

U.S. Coast Guard thanks community for its support

COOS COUNTY — Commander of the U.S. Coast Guard Sector North Bend Cpt. Olav Saboe penned a letter Friday thanking the commun… Read more

Coos Bay man charged with arson after throwing multiple explosive devices

COOS COUNTY — Authorities arrested a Coos Bay man Wednesday for throwing a manufactured incendiary explosive device at two h… Read more

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This week's most-read stories

Crime & Courts

Coos Bay man arrested for child neglect

COOS BAY — Late Friday morning a Yellow Cab taxi driver contacted the Coos County Sheriff’s Office about a completed deliver… Read more

Local News

Sinkhole opens in Big Lots parking lot

NORTH BEND — A sinkhole opened up beneath a semi-truck in the Big Lots parking lot last week. Read more


Southern Coos Hospital ER nurse seeks to change assault laws

BANDON — On the day before Valentine's Day 2018, Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center emergency room nurse Pam Lewis m… Read more

South Coast

Miss Coos County contestants vie for titles Saturday

COOS BAY — Six young women will compete for the 2019 title of Miss Coos County on Saturday, Feb. 23. Read more

Crime & Courts

Driver arrested after crashing truck into Motel 6

COOS BAY — The man who drove a semi into the side of Motel 6 on Thursday  Feb. 14, is believed to have been impaired by mari… Read more

National News

From getting a refund to owing $10,000: New tax law a stunner for some

The first tax filing season under the new federal tax law is proving to be surprising, confusing — and occasionally frightening — for some Americans, especially those accustomed to getting money back from the government. Read more

Local Sports

Marshfield's Aguilar and Robie sign with colleges

COOS BAY — When Khaley Aguilar and Sirus Robie signed their letters of intent for college on Friday, Marshfield assistant tr… Read more


New officer joins Bandon Police Department

BANDON — The Bandon Police Department has hired a new officer who brings a wealth of experience. Read more

Local News

Local OSU office leads healthy eating effort

COOS COUNTY — One-by-one, counties across the state are promoting healthy eating through the Blue Zones Project. Several Coo… Read more

Local News

Proposed gun legislation to be stringent

COOS COUNTY — Senate Bill 501, written by a student group known as Students for Change, is the most stringent bill involving… Read more

This week's Photo Galleries

Week in review: Top photos of the week from AP

Here are some of the top photos of the week, as selected by the Associated Press. Read more

This week in weird news: Burglar crashes car into Oklahoma adult novelty store

From giant snowmen to bizarre robberies, here's a look at the stranger side of news from the past week. Read more

Security solutions to keep your Coos County family and home safe this spring

Talk to a local expert about a digital alarm system that will protect your family and belongings.


Security solutions to keep your Coos County family and home safe this spring

Talk to a local expert about a digital alarm system that will protect your family and belongings.