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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., and Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Sam Graves, R-Mo., on July 15 introduced the Water Resources Development Act of 2020.

COOS BAY — After listening to heated public comment regarding racism or the perceived lack thereof in the Coos Bay community, the Coos Bay City Council voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting diversity, equity and inclusion within the city.

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NORTH BEND — As citizens braced for no police coverage from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. starting Tuesday night, the City of North Bend announced a continuation of 24-hour police coverage.

COOS BAY — Coos Bay City Council approved a resolution Tuesday night that will lower the fees on little-used local social gaming licenses.

COQUILLE — After multiple failed votes, the Coquille City Council on Monday agreed it would table a motion to appoint a new city council member following the resignation of former Councilman Mike Layton.

NORTH BEND — As businesses reopen under the governor’s Phase II plan, some residents are asking when the North Bend Municipal Swimming Pool will reopen as well.

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COOS COUNTY — After rebuilding the Coos County Sheriff’s Office staffing levels over the past 10 years, Sheriff Craig Zanni is afraid some of his efforts are unraveling.

A volunteer grabs a stack of ballots on Tuesday, May 19 at the Coos County Elections Office.  

Volunteers at the Coos County Elections Office in Coquille count ballots on Tuesday, May 19. 

Volunteers organize ballots at the Coos County Elections Office in Coquille in the May 19, 2020 election. 

COOS BAY — Coos Bay City Council made an investment on work at Mingus Park. With some luck, a little money and the right grants, the council may have bought some major upgrades for just the cost of the work to design them.

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COOS COUNTY — For the past nine years, Michael Dado has held the title of Coos County Surveyor.

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COOS COUNTY — With Election Day right around the corner, The World recently reached out to all the candidates running for Coos County Commissioner to learn more about why they decided to run, their plan’s to revitalize the local economy and what issues in Coos County concerned them the most today?

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South Slough National Estuarine and Research Reserve is asking coastal residents to survey their properties and remove pampas grass, following an extensive initiative that recently removed more than 5,000 of the plants from the reserve.

NORTH BEND ─ A school bus carrying 13 students saw a COVID-19 exposure this week at the North Bend School District.

Susan Jane Mayer, 65, of Coos Bay passed away February 20, 2021 in Coos Bay. Arrangements are under the care of Coos Bay Chapel, 541-267-3131 www.coosbayareafunerals.com

Our beloved mother went to heaven at age 95, to join her husband, Rudy in heaven for Valentine’s Day, 2021. 

Gary Lee Snelgrove, 77, of North Bend, passed away February 16, 2021.  Gary was born in 1943 in Seattle, Washington.  He lived some time in Salem and moved to North Bend in his youth.  His parents, Frank Snelgrove and Avril Homan-Snelgrove, who proceeded him in death, owned and ran the Broil…

NORTH BEND — Dozens of people drove up and tossed teddy bears through a hoop Friday, all for a good cause.

COQUILLE — A man who pleaded guilty to killing his wife in 2018 in North Bend was sentenced to a total of 26 years behind bars for that and other crimes Friday afternoon, Coos County District Attorney R. Paul Frasier announced.

A 77-year-old Lakeside man was killed Thursday night when he drove onto the shoulder and ran into a commercial semi on Highway 101.

Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center is inviting artists for its quarterly art show, called “By the Light of the Moon.”

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3182 and its auxiliary have announced Elias DeAndrea as winner of the high school Voice of Democracy speech contest.

We live in an area rich in natural resources with our forests, sand dunes and ocean. Why 85% of Coos County is forest land. So it makes a lot of sense that your chamber would have a Natural Resources Team.