COOS COUNTY — Coos County fire crews are making adjustments to protect personnel as they fight fires during a pandemic.
COOS COUNTY — After submitting documentation to the state about entering Phase II of the state’s reopening plan last Friday, Coos County will be notified of a decision by Thursday afternoon.
COOS BAY — Election season began Wednesday for Coos Bay City Council hopefuls who gathered at City Hall to register for candidacy on this fall’s ballots.
NORTH BEND — During a work session this afternoon, the North Bend City Council will discuss how the public safety fee reduction will look for the 2020-2021 budget.
LAKESIDE — Like so many other Monday mornings, Paul Rethwish, a utility worker for the Lakeside Water District, had begun his day on May 18 reading water meters in Lakeside.
COOS COUNTY — The Coos County economy took a tumble in April due to the response to the new coronavirus pandemic, just like other states across the nation.
COOS COUNTY — The Oregon Dept. of Environmental quality issued five citations in Coos County this year, totaling nearly $50,000. These included two air quality violations, two water citations and an issue involving a storage tank.
COOS BAY — After being closed for about three months, the Visitor Information Center, located on 50 Central Avenue, in downtown Coos Bay is reopening its doors.
NORTH BEND — When Ian Spalding fell from some rocks and went missing in the Pacific Ocean on Sunday night, his teammates and fellow students from North Bend High School flocked to the area near Sunset Bay to help search.
BANDON — Mick Peters had a pretty amazing day on Monday. Historic, even. Peters, owner of Mick's Hair Surgeons, was the first to tee off on Bandon Dunes Golf Resort's newest course, the much-anticipated Sheep Ranch.
POWERS — A first in its school history, Powers High School hosted a drive-in graduation ceremony Saturday to celebrate the graduating class of 2020.
COOS COUNTY — On Monday afternoon, the Coos County Sheriff’s Office announced the suspension of a search for 17-year-old Ian Spalding near Sunset Bay.
COOS COUNTY — After rebuilding the Coos County Sheriff’s Office staffing levels over the past 10 years, Sheriff Craig Zanni is afraid some of his efforts are unraveling.
PORTLAND — COVID-19 has claimed one more life in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 154, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. Monday.
SALEM — Oregon Parks and Recreation Department on Friday released a list of state park campgrounds that are scheduled to open with limited services within the coming days.
PORTLAND — COVID-19 has claimed two more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 153, the Oregon Health Authority reported as of 12:01 a.m. Saturday.
COOS COUNTY — The Coos County Board of Commissioners approved sending a letter to Gov. Kate Brown on Friday requesting permission for the county to move into Phase 2 for reopening the state.
COOS BAY — Two local restaurants were recognized this week for providing meals to hundreds of community members in need during the new coronavirus pandemic.
COOS COUNTY — Like many other industries on the South Coast, the forestry sector is being hit hard by the impacts brought on by the ongoing, ever-evolving new coronavirus pandemic.
CHARLESTON — Over the course of Wednesday and Thursday, nearly 100 individuals were tested for COVID-19 in Charleston. The free testing program was targeting locals who fish, work in fish processing or have other associations with fishing.
Neva M. Demotte - 79, of Coos Bay died May 27, 2020 in Coos Bay. Services will be announced and held at a later date. Cremation rites are under the direction of Coos Bay Chapel 685 Anderson Ave. 541-267-3131. www.coosbayareafunerals.com