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SOUTH COAST — The National Weather Service has issued a beach hazards statement warning of an elevated threat of dangerous sneaker waves expected over the Fourth of July weekend.
PORTLAND — COVID-19 has claimed one more life in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 209, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. Thursday.
COOS BAY — The Star of Hope Activity Center, Inc., has been awarded a grant from United Way of Southwestern Oregon in the amount of $1,000 from the Nonprofit Organization Emergency Fund.
OREGON — The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department’s All-Terrain Vehicle Highway Access Routes Advisory Committee will meet via conference call from 10 a.m.-noon July 7 to discuss the proposed ATV access route designation for a segment of Spinreel Road, located west of Lakeside.
NORTH BEND — The Bureau of Land Management Coos Bay District sold 5.5 million board feet of timber during two sealed bid auctions on Friday, June 26.
COOS COUNTY — As the governor’s guidance to wear masks in public spaces goes into effect, Coos Health and Wellness talks about what that means for the county.
SOUTH COAST — Residents and visitors alike are probably wondering what's happening this Fourth of July weekend and for the remaining of the summer along the South Coast with the current COVID-19 restrictions. Here's an update:
EMPIRE — High levels of enterococcus bacteria were identified in the wastewater effluent for the Empire Treatment Plant at 490 Fulton Ave. on Tuesday and Wednesday.
WINCHESTER BAY — All lanes of U.S. Highway 101 were closed with no detour available for approximately four hours Wednesday after a car chase ended in a firey crash and fatality.
COOS BAY — Police are still urging the public to provide information regarding a video of a man being harassing in the Empire area on June 23.
OREGON — People are tired of being cooped up at home and are eager to get out and enjoy the beautiful Oregon summer. However, Oregon's phased reopening is not a return to business as usual. Physical distancing, wearing face covering, and frequent hand washing are still a regular part of life.
PORTLAND — COVID-19 has claimed three more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 207, the Oregon Health Authority reported Tuesday.
SALEM — The Oregon Department of Revenue is reminding taxpayers that July 15 is the deadline for filing a tax return and paying tax due. Oregon extended the deadline when the IRS extended the deadline to file and pay federal taxes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
BANDON — Bandon Rotary and the Bandon First Presbyterian Church are hoping to make a difference in a few local children's lives. Rotary has donated $1,000 and Bandon First Presbyterian has donated $500 to help meet the needs of foster children and foster families in the Bandon area.
LAKESIDE — The Lakeside City Council voted 5-2 in favor of a resolution authorizing ATV riders to use a designated trail, allowing travel back and forth inside city limits to Spinreel Campground.
PORTLAND — COVID-19 has claimed two more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 204, the Oregon Health Authority reported Monday.Oregon Health Authority reported 146 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. Monday, bringing the state total to 8,485.A presu…
ROSEBURG — On Monday, June 29, just after 8:15 a.m., a citizen reported seeing a human body floating face down in the South Umpqua River, just west of Micelli Park in Roseburg, according to a press release from the Roseburg Police Department.
PORTLAND — Governor Kate Brown announced Monday that Oregonians statewide will be required to wear face coverings in indoor public spaces, beginning this Wednesday, July 1. The guidance applies to businesses and members of the public visiting indoor public spaces. Face covering requirements …
COOS BAY — The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay remains on track for an August reopening of the reconstructed Charleston Ice Plant.
FLORENCE — A well-known Florence couple died when the fishing vessel they were on sank in the Siuslaw River bar early Monday morning.
NORTH BEND — The Coast Guard assisted local agencies to medically evacuate an injured man Sunday, June 28, after he fell down a cliff near Galice on the Rogue River.
COOS BAY — The Coos Bay Police Department is asking the public for additional information regarding an incident that occurred June 23.
LINCOLN COUNTY — On Friday, June 26, at approximately 7:30 p.m., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 101 at mile post 152.
BROOKINGS — Crew members from Coast Guard Station Chetco River and good Samaritans rescued three men from a capsized vessel Saturday outside the mouth of the Chetco River.
Suzanne B. Johnston 79, of Coos Bay died June 23, 2020 in Coos Bay. A viewing will be held Thursday, July 2, from 10-1 PM 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 under the direction of Co…
SOUTH COAST — Whether you’re out on your boat, kayaking or catching a wave on your surfboard, you can expect a cooldown from summer’s approaching heat.
REEDSPORT — One thing that can be said of the current COVID-19 pandemic shutdown — it's given people a chance to spruce up their yards, businesses and homes.
COOS BAY — The Coos Bay Downtown Association has made the difficult decision to cancel two major festivals that draw thousands of visitors to the downtown core.