The Oregon Health Authority reported two more deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic on Wednesday, bringing the state’s death toll to 635, but the total for the week dropped slightly from last week.

A Glide teenager reported missing by the Douglas County Sheriff’s office on Tuesday has been located unharmed.

SOUTH COAST — While the election for U.S. President has stolen much of the spotlight this election season, South Coast voters can expect a wide range of contested races up and down their ballots.

At its core, the race for treasurer in Coos County is about a philosophical question: Is it appropriate for the county finance director also to hold the elected position of treasurer.

NORTH BEND — A staff member at North Bend High School has tested positive for COVID-19, and a small group of impacted students is quarantining, school officials announced Monday.

COQUILLE — A 31-year-old Coos Bay man was arrested Saturday after an alleged assault and manhunt which took officers from Coos Bay to Coquille, according to the Coos County Sheriff's Office.

Oregon has gone over 40,000 COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic, with 346 new confirmed and presumptive cases reported Tuesday by the Oregon Health Authority.

Tax Fairness Oregon will hold a four-county web forum Wednesday to address timber tax fairness for counties, water and forests.

PORTLAND — The Oregon Health Authority is urging residents that getting a flu shot this year is more important than ever, given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

SOUTH COAST — With Election Day right around the corner, The World reached out to all the candidates running for office along the South Coast to learn more about their experience, priorities and plans if elected.

SOUTH COAST — With Election Day right around the corner, The World reached out to all the candidates running for office along the South Coast to learn more about their experience, priorities and plans if elected.

SOUTH COAST — With Election Day right around the corner, The World reached out to all the candidates running for office along the South Coast to learn more about their experience, priorities and plans if elected.

Kenneth Leon Pennington, 74, of Bandon, died October 14, 2020 in Bandon.  Arrangements are under the direction of Amling Schroeder Funeral Service, Bandon.

PORTLAND — The Oregon Health Authority reported eight more COVID-19 deaths statewide, raising the state’s death toll since the pandemic began to 627 as of 12:01 a.m. Monday.

COOS BAY — The Coos Bay Soroptomists and the Department of Human Services will be collecting backpacks for kids displaced by violence, neglect and drug use into emergency foster care, according to a release from the groups.

Our area has been dealing with the impact of a tough economy for a long time. Over 25 years ago, a group of Chamber businesses and the college got together to propose an event that would inform us about the developments on the national, state and regional economic fronts and celebrate local …

SOUTH COAST — Voters from Coos Bay to Yachats will have two options this November for a new state representative: Forestry management consultant Cal Mukumoto and former teacher Boomer Wright. The two are vying to replace Rep. Caddy McKeown, who announced she wouldn't seek re-election to her …

Philip R. Taylor, 73, of Coos Bay died October 4, 2020 in Coos Bay. Cremation rites will be held at Ocean View Memory Gardens Crematory, Coos Bay under the direction of Coos Bay Chapel 685 Anderson Ave. 541-267-3131. www.coosbayareafunerals.com

PORTLAND — COVID-19 has claimed six more lives in Oregon, including the first on the South Coast, the Oregon Health Authority reported Friday.

BROOKINGS — An 88-year-old resident of the Seaview Senior Living Memory Care Facility died Monday after testing positive for COVID-19, according to Curry County Public Health. The death is the South Coast's first due to the pandemic.

COOS BAY — One classroom each at two different Coos Bay schools was sent into quarantine protocol for one week after a person at each school was reported as a known exposure to COVID-19, Superintendent Bryan Trendell said Thursday.

PORTLAND — Oregon had 374 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases as of 12:01 a.m. Thursday, the Oregon Health Authority reported.

BANDON — The Southwestern Oregon Preppers will hold a meeting at noon on Saturday, Oct. 17, in the Bandon City Park, 1204 11th St. Southwest in Bandon.

Jim Mattecheck died on September 27, 2020.  Born in North Bend, Oregon to Robert and Marianna Mattecheck, Jim was the third of five children.  Jim treasured his upbringing and life in North Bend.  He was a master storyteller who would beguile you with tales of hitchhikers, trolls, and old wi…

SOUTH COAST — With Election Day right around the corner, The World reached out to all the candidates running for office along the South Coast to learn more about their experience, priorities and plans if elected.

SOUTH COAST — With Election Day right around the corner, The World reached out to all the candidates running for office along the South Coast to learn more about their experience, priorities and plans if elected.

NORTH BEND — A Coos Bay man was arrested Monday after allegedly robbing a taxi driver near the North Library between Union Avenue and Connecticut Avenue, according to a release from North Bend Police.

COOS BAY — For a few minutes on Saturday, the tracks beside the Coos Bay Boardwalk filled with pops of color. Orange, yellow, red and blue dotted the view as bite-sized cars sat along the rails.

Virginia M. Williams, 91, of Myrtle Point died October 8, 2020 in Myrtle Point. Viewing will be held from 9:00-12:00 PM, Thursday, October 15, 2020 at Coos Bay Chapel 685 Anderson Ave. followed by a graveside service at 2:00 PM at Sunset Memorial Park 63060 Millington Frontage Road Coos Bay …

SOUTH COAST — A 68-year-old Portland resident is still missing in Coos County after a weekend of searching, according to the Coos County Sheriff's Office.

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