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PORTLAND — COVID-19 has claimed two more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 328, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. Monday.
BANDON — A former Bandon resident who still has many ties to the area has returned to work as the new chief financial officer for the Southern Coos Health District.
BANDON — The Southern Coos Health Foundation, Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center and the community celebrate the ninth Community Light, Anthony Zunino owner of Freedom Graphics and president of the Bandon Chamber of Commerce.
SALEM — The Oregon Employment Department announced on July 31 that it has found a way to pay benefits to thousands of Oregonians who are out of work due to COVID-19 while they wait for their claim, or “Benefits While You Wait.”
PORTLAND — COVID-19 has claimed 10 more lives in Oregon from Friday to Sunday, raising the state’s death toll to 326, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. Sunday.
CORVALLIS — A faculty-led, student-driven Oregon State University initiative that uses data science to address issues in rural communities is underway with projects ranging from the impacts of air quality on health in Lane County to regulatory impacts on economic development in eastern Oregon.
COOS BAY — Coos Bay Police officers will soon begin wearing body cameras that can record their interactions with citizens during police calls, creating a higher level of transparency and helping better record those interactions for evidence.
NORTH BEND — Did you witness a crash or was your vehicle hit by a green older Dodge pick-up Saturday morning along U.S. Highway 101 in Coos Bay, North Bend or farther north?
BANDON — Rich Stefiuk has moved atop the season-long Crossings Cup standings at Bandon Crossings Golf Course with only a few weeks to go before the match play tournament that will determine this year’s champion.
COOS BAY — Braden Fugate of Bandon got his first win of the season in the competitive America’s Mattress Super Late Models division at Coos Bay Speedway on Saturday night, beating fellow Bandon racer Brody Montgomery in the main event.
CURRY COUNTY — After 6 p.m. on Friday, July 31, Curry County Public Health received notification from Curry General Hospital of two verified confirmed cases of COVID-19.
COQUILLE — National Association of Counties President Gary Moore has reappointed Coos County Commissioner Melissa Cribbins to a second term as chair of NACo’s Environment, Energy and Land Use Policy Steering Committee.
When the U.S. Amateur championship tees off at Bandon Dunes next week, it will mark the seventh different United States Golf Association championship hosted by the resort.
SOUTH COAST — Bear hunting season started Aug. 1. Coos Forest Protective Association urges hunters and other forest users to know the access and fire restrictions for the area they plan to use before heading to the woods. There is a regulated use closure in effect across the CFPA protection …
Anna Marie Wilson, age 89, of Corvallis, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2020 at Brookdale Assisted Living in Albany. Arrangements are pending. Please share your thoughts and memories for the family at www.demossdurdan.com
COOS BAY — NW Natural will be conducting work in Coos Bay next week and anticipates traffic impacts in the nearby area at the intersection of U.S. Highway 101 and Johnson Street, Coos Bay
PORTLAND — COVID-19 has claimed six more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 322, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. Friday.
Have you ever wondered what a city councilor really does? Did you know that Coos County is Oregon’s leading producer of cranberries? Were you aware of the many opportunities for good live theater and music productions in our area? The answers to these and many other questions can be found in…
COQUILLE — The Friends of the Coquille Public Library inc. is holding book sales every weekday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the former Jefferson School in Coquille.
BANDON — A peaceful protest to bring awareness of the nationwide Black Lives Matter movement has been happening daily for the past 57 days in Bandon.
PORTLAND — Oregon's death toll due to the COVID-19 pandemic crossed 300 with a new daily high of 14 lives lost, bringing the total to 303, the Oregon Health Authority reported Tuesday.
Jeannie L. Ring, 68, of Coos Bay passed away July 22, 2020 in Coos Bay. Arrangements are under the direction of Coos Bay Chapel, 685 Anderson Ave. 541-267-3131. www.coosbayareafunerals.com
PORTLAND — The state’s death toll from COVID-19 is unchanged from Sunday and remains at 289, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. Monday.
ROSEBURG — The Medford Office of the National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for much of Southwest Oregon for Monday afternoon and night due to forecasted lightning.
PORTLAND — Over the weekend, COVID-19 claimed seven more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 289, the Oregon Health Authority reported Sunday.
OREGON — On July 23, The Oregon Health Authority announced the launch of a new program to fund work by Community Based Organizations to help respond to COVID-19 in culturally and linguistically responsive ways in communities across the state.
COOS BAY — The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay is in the final weeks of construction of the Charleston Ice Plant rebuild project, which is scheduled to reopen in August.
PORTLAND — COVID-19 has claimed nine more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 282, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., Chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, on July 21 sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urging the preparation of emergency contingency plans at the Port of Gold Beach, which has been threatened by severe shoaling.
COOS BAY — The Coos Bay School District plans to reopen this fall with a hybrid schedule. The new schedule is in an effort to reduce the number of students in the classroom and follow Oregon guidelines for reopening schools.
COOS BAY — The first “Nature Guide Journal” ran in the July 13, 2000, edition of The World — two decades ago. The topic: “upwelling,” the process through which our north summer winds drive surface seawater off shore and colder water from the depths wells up to take its place.
The steering committee for the 28th Annual Umpqua Fishery Enhancement Derby recently announced projects funded by the derby for this year, including two for the Gardiner-Reedsport-Winchester Bay STEP program.
The Boys & Girls Club of Western Lane County will hold its 23rd annual “Fore! Kids” Golf Classic and 9th Annual Helicopter Golf Ball Drop on Saturday, Aug. 22, at Florence Golf Links.
A celebration of life for Benjimen Howard Sams, 93, of North Bend, formerly of Coos Bay, will be held at noon, Sunday, July 26 at the Bastendorff Beach County Park (the kiosk). All those who knew Benjimen are invited to attend and share a story about him. Cremation rites were held at Ocean V…