A new paper published in Nature Sustainability, “Identifying Management Actions that Promote Sustainable Fisheries,” demonstrates that rigorous management practices have helped rebuild depleted fish stocks worldwide and underscores the fact that greater investment in fisheries management gen…
NORTH BEND — Finding and securing long-term revenue sources and determining the future of the city’s pool were among the highest-rated priorities of the North Bend City Council during a goal-setting session this week.
One year ago, Gov. Kate Brown established an incident management team to prepare the state against COVID-19, and today she delivered her 2021 State of the State address reflecting on the past year defined by the pandemic and looking ahead to the future.
BANDON — After a year in Bandon when she helped the Tigers’ girls basketball team match the best finish in school history, Duda Reolon headed home to Brazil over the weekend.
The annual Chamber of Commerce Awards banquet was set for Saturday, January 30. With the COVID-19 restrictions on business and community operations, an actual gathering could not happen by the end of the month. So, we have rescheduled the event for March 27.
I love this old picture of the Coquille River Lighthouse, which was built in 1895 and still stands today. But there was a move afoot in 1911 to have it relocated.
Economic relief, infrastructure and health care were key points of discussion for Oregon Senator Ron Wyden during a town hall for Coos and Curry counties Friday
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is accepting nominations for a seat on the Pacific Fishery Management Council. The deadline to request nomination materials is Feb. 19 and the three-year term begins Aug. 11.
The Oregon Health Authority reported another five deaths related to COVID-19 in the state Tuesday, leaving the total since the start of the pandemic at 1,808.
On the heels of learning that Oregon will not be receiving the shipment of vaccines from the federal reserve it had expected, state plans to vaccinate school staff and seniors ages 65 and older have changed.
COOS BAY — After the hugely successful Operation: Holiday Gift Card restaurant gift card blitz held in December, organizers are planning Round 2 for January.
The South Coast had another day with few new reported cases of COVID-19 in Monday’s report from the Oregon Health Authority.
Coos County had its 15th death linked to COVID-19 over the weekend and the state also reached another grim milestone with its 1,800th death related to the pandemic on Sunday.
The U.S. Treasury has begun issuing its second round of stimulus payments. People who do not receive a direct deposit by early January should look for either a check from IRS or Economic Impact Payment (EIP) debit card in the mail. People will not necessarily be paid the same way they receiv…
A year after a global coalition of more than 11,000 scientists declared a climate emergency, Oregon State University researchers who initiated the declaration released an update recently that points to a handful of hopeful signs, but shares continued alarm regarding an overall lack of progre…
Coos County saw a new influx of COVID-19 vaccines this week as Bay Area Hospital received another 1,300 doses, bringing its total number of doses to 2,500. About 1,400 in the county had been vaccinated county-wide by Tuesday.
State officials are mounting tight security and heavy law enforcement presence in Salem in preparation for the beginning of the 2021 Oregon Legislative session Monday and President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration Jan. 20 in Washington, D.C.
This week, the South Coast saw its last in a series of king tide events projected to take place this winter. The events are marked by unusually high tides and caused by the moon's proximity to the earth.
Oregon’s COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Committee met for the first time last week to discuss how critical workers and population will be prioritized in the state’s vaccine rollout.
The Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board will continue routine maintenance flushing of water lines in the distribution system of Coos Bay next week, starting Tuesday, Jan. 19.
While Oregon hasn’t seen an overly high number of new COVID-19 cases the past few days, the state did see two very high totals of deaths linked to the coronavirus, as well as another death in Curry County.
Last week we talked about how you can make a difference in our local business climate by working on one of your chamber’s teams. We didn’t get through all the opportunities at that time, so let me introduce you to more of them.
More than $3.1 million is available for natural resource projects across western Oregon, and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking proposals that provide community-based solutions to pressing public lands challenges, such as wildland fire prevention, trash clean-up, watershed restor…
The Oregon Department of Human Services will continue to offer increased food benefits in January 2021, to help Oregonians struggling because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is accepting public comments on a draft Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan that will guide the agency in removing physical barriers to park access over the next 25 years.
Big game and turkey hunters should report their tags online or at a license sale agent to avoid long phone queues. The deadline to report most tags and avoid any penalties is 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31.
The Coos Bay School District Board of Directors is seeking “letters of interest” to participate on its Budget Committee, Position #6 and #7, for terms expiring June 30, 2023.
Following updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Governor Kate Brown announced that Oregon will be expanding COVID-19 vaccination to include all individuals age 65 and older.
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden recently announced he will have his first live on-line town halls of 2021 this week hosted by Town Hall Project for residents of Coos, Curry, Gilliam, Grant, Lane, Sherman, Washington and Wheeler counties.
After chaos erupted at the nation’s capital Wednesday when Congress was trying to confirm the Electoral College victory of President-Elect Joe Biden, Oregon lawmakers are pointing the blame squarely at Pres. Donald Trump.
Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) will accept new reservations from one day to six months beginning Jan. 14. The change is the latest step in managing future reservations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COOS BAY —Last February, the Coos History Museum sponsored a soil collection event on Front Street during a reconciliation ceremony surrounding the 1902 lynching of Alonzo Tucker. Now the museum and a task force of volunteers from around the state are planning a lasting memorial.
Coos County commissioners weren’t wild about the idea of cutting a hole in the fence at county park during a work session Tuesday, but they were open to finding ways to increase visitors to Lakeside.
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- Jordan Cove project sees federal setback
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