NORTH BEND — The City of North Bend’s current method of paying for police services is “unsustainable,” according to North Bend Police Chief Robert Kappelman.
SALEM — The Oregon State Police issued a press release in response to a concern that an OSP trooper made a hand signal that some could interpret as racist or sympathizing with racist ideology.
LINCOLN CITY — Five people from Clark County, Wash., were arrested following a disturbance where they allegedly shouted racial slurs and harassed a Black family on the beach on July 4.
PORTLAND — Over the weekend, COVID-19 claimed six more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 215, the Oregon Health Authority reported Sunday. Two of those deaths occurred Sunday and four of them occurred Saturday.
OREGON — Boaters, anglers, communities and aquatic life in Oregon will reap benefits from nearly $1.5 million in grant funds, thanks to two U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service programs focusing on ensuring clean water and recreational access. Funding to states unde…
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.
PORTLAND — On Thursday, Oregon saw the largest single-day total case count of confirmed and presumptive caes of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic, with 375 cases. There was also one death due to COVID-19, bringing the total for Oregon to 209.
OREGON — The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is accepting public comments on proposed changes to rules governing how the state protects important historical places.
OREGON — Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, which includes the Oregon Main Street Network and the State Historic Preservation Office, has awarded $615,000 in federal grant funding for the preservation of historic theaters.
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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.
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…