PORTLAND — The Oregon Health Authority reported 424 new coronavirus cases, including seven more in Coos County, and seven more deaths, as of 12:01 a.m. Wednesday.

COOS COUNTY — The body of a Coos Bay man whose truck drove off the road earlier this month was located Tuesday afternoon, according to Oregon State Police.

COOS BAY — A Coos Bay man is in custody after a burglary at the Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board offices on Ocean Boulevard, according to the Coos Bay Police Department.

COQUILLE — Tuesday marks the last day that elections and postal service officials recommend mailing completed ballots to ensure they arrive on time. After that, voters have until Nov. 3 to drop their ballots in a drop box.

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Randy J. McKinley, 50, of Coos Bay, will be held on Sunday, November 1st at 2:00 p.m. at the gravesite of his parents at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, 63060 Millington Frontage Road in Coos Bay. Arrangements are under the care of North Bend Chapel…

Angela E. Diaz-Bellinger, 58, of Coos Bay, passed away on October 22, 2020 in Coos Bay. Arrangements are under the care of North Bend Chapel, 541-756-0440.

COOS COUNTY — Fire crews responded to a 13-acre fire on private timber lands near Mink Creek late Sunday, according to information from the Coos Fire Protective Association.

COOS BAY — A Coos Bay man is in custody after a brief pursuit by law enforcement officers Saturday, according to the Coos County Sheriff's Office.

NORTH BEND — In a normal year, North Bend’s marching band would have performed a handful of halftime shows at football games by now.

COOS BAY — The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued two penalty notices to Coos County companies — an investment company and a contractor — among 35 issued statewide in August and September for alleged air quality violations, according to a release from the agency.

Thomas W. Cooley, 94, of North Bend died October 17, 2020 in North Bend. Cremation rites will be held at Ocean View Memory Gardens Crematory, Coos Bay under the direction of Coos Bay Chapel. 541-267-3131. www.coosbayareafunerals.com

PORTLAND — The Oregon Health Authority reported 550 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 on Friday, the highest one-day count in the state since the pandemic started.

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COOS COUNTY — A 58-year old woman died Thursday, just four days after testing positive for COVID-19. She was the first person in Coos County to die with the virus, according to a press release from Coos Health & Wellness.

The Oregon Health Authority reported two more deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic on Wednesday, bringing the state’s death toll to 635, but the total number of cases for the week dropped slightly from last week.

A Glide teenager reported missing by the Douglas County Sheriff’s office on Tuesday has been located unharmed.

SOUTH COAST — While the election for U.S. President has stolen much of the spotlight this election season, South Coast voters can expect a wide range of contested races up and down their ballots.

NORTH BEND — A staff member at North Bend High School has tested positive for COVID-19, and a small group of impacted students is quarantining, school officials announced Monday.

COQUILLE — A 31-year-old Coos Bay man was arrested Saturday after an alleged assault and manhunt which took officers from Coos Bay to Coquille, according to the Coos County Sheriff's Office.

Oregon has gone over 40,000 COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic, with 346 new confirmed and presumptive cases reported Tuesday by the Oregon Health Authority.

Tax Fairness Oregon will hold a four-county web forum Wednesday to address timber tax fairness for counties, water and forests.

PORTLAND — The Oregon Health Authority is urging residents that getting a flu shot this year is more important than ever, given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

SOUTH COAST — With Election Day right around the corner, The World reached out to all the candidates running for office along the South Coast to learn more about their experience, priorities and plans if elected.

SOUTH COAST — With Election Day right around the corner, The World reached out to all the candidates running for office along the South Coast to learn more about their experience, priorities and plans if elected.

SOUTH COAST — With Election Day right around the corner, The World reached out to all the candidates running for office along the South Coast to learn more about their experience, priorities and plans if elected.

Kenneth Leon Pennington, 74, of Bandon, died October 14, 2020 in Bandon.  Arrangements are under the direction of Amling Schroeder Funeral Service, Bandon.

PORTLAND — The Oregon Health Authority reported eight more COVID-19 deaths statewide, raising the state’s death toll since the pandemic began to 627 as of 12:01 a.m. Monday.

COOS BAY — The City of Coos Bay will be re-striping several roads in the area, according to press releases from the city. The roads will remain open, but crews may be directing traffic and wet paint will remain.

COOS BAY — The Coos Bay Soroptomists and the Department of Human Services will be collecting backpacks for kids displaced by violence, neglect and drug use into emergency foster care, according to a release from the groups.

Our area has been dealing with the impact of a tough economy for a long time. Over 25 years ago, a group of Chamber businesses and the college got together to propose an event that would inform us about the developments on the national, state and regional economic fronts and celebrate local …

SOUTH COAST — Voters from Coos Bay to Yachats will have two options this November for a new state representative: Forestry management consultant Cal Mukumoto and former teacher Boomer Wright. The two are vying to replace Rep. Caddy McKeown, who announced she wouldn't seek re-election to her …

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