At its core, the race for treasurer in Coos County is about a philosophical question: Is it appropriate for the county finance director also to hold the elected position of treasurer.

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.

PORTLAND — COVID-19 has claimed six more lives in Oregon, including the first on the South Coast, the Oregon Health Authority reported Friday.

BROOKINGS — An 88-year-old resident of the Seaview Senior Living Memory Care Facility died Monday after testing positive for COVID-19, according to Curry County Public Health. The death is the South Coast's first due to the pandemic.

COOS BAY — One classroom each at two different Coos Bay schools was sent into quarantine protocol for one week after a person at each school was reported as a known exposure to COVID-19, Superintendent Bryan Trendell said Thursday.

PORTLAND — Oregon had 374 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases as of 12:01 a.m. Thursday, the Oregon Health Authority reported.

BANDON — The Southwestern Oregon Preppers will hold a meeting at noon on Saturday, Oct. 17, in the Bandon City Park, 1204 11th St. Southwest in Bandon.

Jim Mattecheck died on September 27, 2020.  Born in North Bend, Oregon to Robert and Marianna Mattecheck, Jim was the third of five children.  Jim treasured his upbringing and life in North Bend.  He was a master storyteller who would beguile you with tales of hitchhikers, trolls, and old wi…

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.

NORTH BEND — A Coos Bay man was arrested Monday after allegedly robbing a taxi driver near the North Library between Union Avenue and Connecticut Avenue, according to a release from North Bend Police.

COOS BAY — For a few minutes on Saturday, the tracks beside the Coos Bay Boardwalk filled with pops of color. Orange, yellow, red and blue dotted the view as bite-sized cars sat along the rails.

NORTH BEND — Last spring, following a contentious campaign North Bend’s citizens voted to overturn a public safety fee increase and require any future fee increases to be approved by voters, not passed through by the city council.

Virginia M. Williams, 91, of Myrtle Point died October 8, 2020 in Myrtle Point. Viewing will be held from 9:00-12:00 PM, Thursday, October 15, 2020 at Coos Bay Chapel 685 Anderson Ave. followed by a graveside service at 2:00 PM at Sunset Memorial Park 63060 Millington Frontage Road Coos Bay …

SOUTH COAST — A 68-year-old Portland resident is still missing in Coos County after a weekend of searching, according to the Coos County Sheriff's Office.

PORTLAND — Oregon was over 400 new COVID-19 cases for the third straight day Friday and two new deaths raised the death toll since the pandemic started to 599, the Oregon Health Authority reported Saturday.

Vernon Paul Stevens, 86, of Coos Bay died October 4, 2020 in Coos Bay. Arrangements are under the direction of Coos Bay Chapel 685 Anderson Ave. 541-267-3131. www.coosbayareafunerals.com

A memorial Mass will be held for Judy K. Bradley, 73, of North Bend, on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 2250 16th Street in North Bend. A private inurnment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery in Coos Bay. Arrangements are under the care of N…

PORTLAND — A day after its highest one-day total of new cases during the COVID-19 pandemic, Oregon had another 425 new cases, the Oregon Health Authority reported Friday.

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