- Increased SNAP benefits to continue
- Expect delays on U.S. 101 at Umpqua River Bridge in Reedsport on Tuesday
- The World's E-edition for 1-25-22
- As I See It: A new football stadium
- Free hazardous household waste event slated Feb. 19
- Secretary of State release OSP audit, recommendations
- 2021 Best of the South Coast
- Photos: Bringing the ocean's bounty to the surface
- Ridge at Topits Park chosen as library site
- Florence chamber offers mental wellbeing event
Jimmy Farmer, 88, of Lakeside, died January 15, 2022 in Coos Bay. At his request, no public services will be held. Cremation rites will be held at Ocean View Memory Gardens Crematory, Coos Bay under the direction of Myrtle Grove Funeral Service-Bay Area. 541-269-2851. www.coosbayareafunerals.com
A graveside inurnment will be held at a later date at Roseburg National Cemetery for George H. Bessey, 83, of Coos Bay who died January 6, 2022 in Coos Bay. Cremation rites have been held at Ocean View Memory Gardens Crematory, Coos Bay under the direction of Coos Bay Chapel. 541-267-3131. …
U.S. 101 motorists traveling between Reedsport and Gardiner should expect intermittent delays on Tuesday, January 25, due to maintenance work on the Umpqua River Bridge.
Coos and Curry county residents can dispose of various household chemicals at a free “Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event” scheduled for February 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Beaver Hill Transfer Site (1/4 mile south of Milepost 253) on Highway 101 between Coos Bay and Bandon.
The first picture I am sharing shows the Bandon High School football stadium, better known as Dave Miller Field, which was located on the north side of 11th Street, south of the high school complex. Many years later it had fallen into disrepair and was torn down. Seating was replaced by ste…
More comprehensive data analytics could help the Oregon State Police (OSP) Patrol Services Division better project future staffing needs, deploy current resources, and project overtime needs, according to a just-released OSP audit by Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan.
The statewide graduation rate for the class of 2020-21 is 80.6 percent, the second highest graduation rate ever recorded in Oregon, according to data released today by the Oregon Department of Education (ODE).
Burnout. Anxiety. Fear. Confusion. Depression. Lack of focus. The pandemic has prompted a heightened awareness around these very emotions. Even more concerning is the fact that many of us have experienced firsthand the struggles involved in navigating these feelings.
Douglas County Commissioner Tim Freeman was a featured panelist and host for this month’s Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce’s Project Leadership workshop on the Role of Government. The full-day educational workshop for members of the 2022 Project Leadership program was held at the Douglas Co…
On Friday, Dec. 31, 2021 at approximately 5:52 p.m., the Newport Police Department responded to the 200 block of SE Bay Blvd on a disturbance. Initial information was that a vehicle, that had been reported stolen from Coos Bay, had been located at that location by the vehicle owner.
Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum co-led a bipartisan letter from 33 Attorneys General to Rohit Chopra, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) calling for stronger consumer safeguards for money sharing platforms and apps.
Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley and Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark recently announced the introduction of the Elementary and Secondary School Counseling Act, legislation that would greatly boost the availability of mental health resources in America’s public schools.
Guided 2022 First Day Hikes are set for several state parks on Jan. 1, 2022 and the normal $5 day-use parking fee is waived for the 25 parks that normally require a parking permit.
Early in the summer of 1853, deep in the Coquille Mountains of what’s now Douglas County, six U.S. soldiers were trudging dispiritedly through a trackless wilderness.
A new study by the Oregon State University College of Engineering shows that machine learning techniques can offer powerful new tools for advancing personalized medicine, care that optimizes outcomes for individual patients based on unique aspects of their biology and disease features.
The public is invited to comment on proposed amendments to the Oregon Administrative Rules guiding hunting within Oregon state parks.
The Oregon Coast Aquarium (OCAq) is saddened to announce the passing of an injured sea otter that was transported to the Aquarium for assessment and care last week.
A five-judge Special Judicial Panel recently upheld the congressional redistricting plan passed by the Oregon Legislative Assembly during its September special session. The panel released a unanimous opinion this morning dismissing a petition challenging the plan, finding that the Legislativ…
Most Oregonians who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will receive emergency allotments in December.
The Coast Guard urges commercial fishermen to ensure vessel safety to prevent maritime emergencies before the opening of the commercial Dungeness crab season scheduled to begin Sunday with the Pre-Soak.
Time is drawing short, and your partner really wants to go visit family for the holidays. You really don’t want to spend a week living with the in-laws so you start doing some research on rentals.
Employers with 100 or more workers across Oregon and around the nation who were previously facing a federal mandate to either enforce mandatory vaccination in the workplace or have their employees undergo regular COVID-19 testing, now are not immediately facing the mandate.
The Coast Guard rescued five people from a life raft late Monday, Nov. 15, after a fishing boat sank approximately 20 miles offshore from the mouth of the Umpqua River.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife's (ODFW) Marine Resources Program has received a federal grant to investigate recent disruption of ecological communities in rocky reef habitats along the southern Oregon Coast.
The Oregon Department of Transportation will receive over $1 billion dollars in additional transportation funding as part of the federal infrastructure package, according to Oregon Transportation Commission Chair Bob Van Brocklin.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is finalizing a revised designation of critical habitat under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) for the northern spotted owl.
Oregonians will see fees rise about 3% when they renew their vehicle tags, get a trip permit or apply for a vehicle title next year.