COOS BAY — The management and operation of the city’s sewer and wastewater collection system could soon leave the hands of the city’s contractor, as negotiations with the company grow challenging.
Alan V. Heyer, 55, of Coos Bay died November 20, 2020 in Coos Bay. Services will be announced and held at a later date. Cremation rites have been held at Ocean View Memory Gardens Crematory with inurnmnent at Sunset Memorial Park, Coos Bay under the direction of Coos Bay Chapel 541-267-3131.…
A memorial service for Phyllis M. Turnbaugh, 78, of Medford who died November 23, 2020 in Coquille will be held Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 2:00 PM at the Coquille Foursquare Church 1546 Hemlock Street under the direction of Coos Bay Chapel 685 Anderson Ave. 541-267-3131. www.coosbaychapel…
Oregon crossed the 75,000-mark in total COVID-19 cases on Monday when the Oregon Health Authority reported 1,314 new confirmed and presumptive cases, as well as seven more deaths.
Oregon had more than 3,200 additional cases of COVID-19 reported over the weekend, as well as 20 new deaths, raising the state’s death toll over 900.
The annual Chamber of Commerce Awards banquet is set for Saturday, January 30th. Besides acknowledging the Officers, Board members, and Committee Chairs for the past year, and introducing the members who will serve in those roles for the upcoming year, we have a variety of awards and recogni…
The Oregon Coast Cullinary Institute is planning a series of online Cooking Classes for the Community, starting with a class termed Blissful Brunch on Saturday, Dec. 5.
The first picture I am sharing this week was taken in September of 1973 as the new Arcade Tavern was preparing to open at its new location .... on the corner of First Street and Alabama, where it remains today.
New county-by-county restrictions to combat the spread of COVID-19 were announced Wednesday, Nov. 25. The restrictions asses each county’s risk level based on its case rate and test positivity rate over a two-week period and will go into effect following the end of the two-week freeze next week.
The Oregon Employment Department has begun paying the ‘waiting week’ for eligible Oregonians who received regular unemployment insurance (UI) benefits since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Though Thanksgiving may look different for many Oregonians this year, State Fire Marshal Mariana-Ruiz-Temple is asking residents to put cooking fire safety on their to-do list for the holiday.
PORTLAND — The Oregon Health Authority reported a new daily high in COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic when it added 21 names to the state’s death toll Tuesday.
The daughters of Linda Short share her passing on November 20, 2020 in Roseburg. Linda was born in Portland, Oregon to Raymond and Doris McCrea Schwartz. She shared her childhood with brother, James Schwartz, who continues to lives in Portland with his wife Linda.
COOS BAY — After the dust has settled from COVID-19 online learning, the Coos Bay School District has more changes in store for Madison Elementary School students.
Fred L. Harris, 74, of Coos Bay, passed away November 13, 2020 in Coos Bay. Cremation Rites under the direction of Nelson's Bay Area Mortuary, 405 Elrod Ave., Coos Bay, Oregon 541/267-4216
PORTLAND — Oregon reported six more deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as an additional 1,174 new confirmed and presumptive cases as of 12:01 a.m. Monday.
NORTH BEND — An unclear provision of the North Bend City Code and its implications for the Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas pipeline will be the focus of a public hearing Tuesday.
With the county's COVID-19 case numbers going in the "wrong direction," local health officials are encouraging residents to limit the size and makeup of their Thanksgiving gatherings.
PORTLAND — Oregon topped 1,500 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 both Saturday and Sunday, setting new one-day records each day, the Oregon Health Authority reported.
POWERS — A former police chief for the city of Powers filed a lawsuit last week alleging his 2019 termination was improper.
Small shifts in ocean temperature can have significant effects on the eating habits of blackfin tuna during the larval stage of development, when finding food and growing quickly are critical to long-term survival, a new study from Oregon State University researchers has found.
The Unlimited Book Club will meet on Zoom at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10. Unlimited is a joint venture of Coos History Museum, Coos Bay Public Library and North Bend Public Library. It was formed to encourage awareness and foster community discussions on equity, diversity and inclusion through …
The 35th annual Community Thanksgiving Meal will be held on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, at the North Bend Community Center in drive-through fashion.
BANDON — In this time of uncertainty and fear, we have seen tremendous community strength, support, and dedication from our neighbors, friends, first responders, medical professionals, essential workers, students, teachers, and local small businesses. Especially now, we have seen that we are…
The Greater Bandon Association will celebrate Giving Tuesday on Dec. 1, joining millions around the world participating in the global generosity movement.
This is a busy time of year, what with the Holidays upon us and making preparations for the New Year, that’s just around the corner. In fact, our Board of Directors held its annual planning session recently, and set our 2021 Strategic Objectives. Let me share them with you.
The Bandon School District welcomed fourth- and fifth-graders back to Ocean Crest Elementary School on Nov. 9 and hopes to bring back older students in the coming weeks.
Robert K. Horine, 81, of Coos Bay died November 11, 2020 in Coos Bay. Cremation rites will be held at Ocean View Memory Gardens Crematory, Coos Bay under the direction of Coos Bay Chapel 685 Anderson Ave. 541-267-3131. www.coosbayareafunerals.com
PORTLAND — Oregon had another new high for daily COVID-19 cases Friday with 1,306 new confirmed and presumptive cases, the Oregon Health Authority reported.
Elizabeth "Carter" McClarren, 71, of North Bend, passed away peacefully on October 11, 2020 at the family home, Stillhaven, surrounded by immediate family. She was born June 29, 1949 to Frederick Feichtner and Gladys Rella Haas Feichtner in Glenview, Illinois, the second of five children bor…
As Oregonians being a two-week "freeze" on some business and recreational activities under new state regulations, public health officials across the state are continuing to report record high cases rates.
The Dec. 1 commercial Dungeness crab season has been delayed until at least Dec. 16 for the entire Oregon coast as testing shows crabs are too low in meat yield.
Oregon hospitalizations for serious bacterial infections associated with injection drug use increased dramatically from 2008 to 2018, reflecting an urgent need to expand treatment and harm-reduction services that improve health outcomes for people with substance use disorder, according to a …
Starting on Nov. 18, Oregon will be in a statewide Two-Week Freeze to stop the rapid spread of COVID-19 across Oregon. Oregonians statewide are asked to stay home except for essential business.
COOS BAY — With temperatures projected to drop, the Warming Center at Coos Bay's Devereux Center will open Friday for the second time this winter, according to the organization.
Bandon-By-The-Sea-Rotary Club's fourth annual Veterans Golf Tournament to benefit Coos County Veterans has been moved to Saturday, Nov. 21, at the Bandon Crossings Golf Course.
Shawn Liggett-Torres has known for several years she was going to one day open an antique store. What she didn’t know until recently is she would open it in 2020 during the middle of a global pandemic.