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Coos Bay approves new Eastside Elementary School

COOS BAY -- Earlier this week the Coos Bay Planning Commission approved the application for the new elementary school replac… Read more

Kids Fish Free program brings poles to kid in rural communities

COQUILLE — For its fifth holiday season the Oregon Marine Corps League Coquille River Detachment 1042 is casting out into co… Read more

SCINT team possibly ending in Coos County

COOS COUNTY — A possible disbanding of the county’s South Coast Interagency Narcotics Team is on the horizon due lack of fun… Read more

President and CEO of Bay Area Hospital announces resignation

COOS BAY — Bay Area Hospital is saying farewell to its president and CEO of 10 years. Read more

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Crime & Courts

Eastside daycare under investigation for abuse

COOS BAY — Sprouts Learning Garden is being investigated for serious allegations of abuse.

The daycare that operated in Coos Bay’s Eastside area fell under state scrutiny after reports of abuse reached the Oregon Department of Education Early Learning Division's Office of Child Care Read more

Local News

Lawsuit against Life Care Center of Coos Bay moves forward

COOS BAY — Life Care Center of Coos Bay was served with papers on Friday, Nov. 30. Read more

Local News

One fatality in Highway 42 accident

COOS COUNTY — A Coquille man was killed in an accident on state route 42 early Monday morning. Read more

National Politics

There was no mistaking the odd man out at George H.W. Bush's funeral

The encounter was a real-time illustration of the uneasy ties between the president and his predecessors, suggesting Trump as a member-in-name-only of the Oval Office fraternity. Read more

Local News

Tenmile man killed in industrial accident

WINSTON — An industrial accident on Tuesday morning resulted in the death of a Tenmile man. Read more

Local News

Cause of train derailment near Lakeside still unknown

LAKESIDE — Nearing a week since a train on the Coos Bay rail line derailed between Lakeside and Reedsport, the International… Read more

Local News

Jordan Cove looks to a busy year

COOS COUNTY — Along with opening its new downtown office, Jordan Cove LNG hopes to achieve some lofty goals in 2019. Read more

Local News

Coos County school bus employees want drivers to stop performing illegal passes

COOS COUNTY — School bus employees are reminding drivers to be aware of traffic laws to ensure students enter and exit buses… Read more

Local News

Bykes for Tykes has record year

COOS BAY — Santa rode south on his Harley for a special visit to Coos Bay so he could lead local motorcycle clubs in their annual Bykes for Tykes event over the weekend.

This is the 19th year that Walt Evans of Coos Cycle and Supply and his band of bikers joined together to donate bicycles and toys to families in need this Christmas. Read more

Local News

Lane County Sheriff's Office seeks public assistance to locate missing Florence man

FLORENCE — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is seeking public assistance to locate a missing man out of Florence. Read more

This week's Photo Galleries

14 gifts for the broke, uninsured, depressed millennial

For millennials, these are fraught financial times. When we're not out destroying the housing market or otherwise ruining the lives of baby… Read more

'Truth isn't truth': A look at the most notable quotes of 2018

The assertion that "truth isn't truth," made by a personal attorney for President Donald Trump, tops a Yale Law School librarian's list of … Read more

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