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Coos Bay resident killed in Highway 42 crash
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:38:05 -0800

COQUILLE — Oregon State Police identified the person killed in a crash on Highway 42 on Tuesday. as Terry A. Norris, 75, of Coos Bay.

3 dead in Oregon residence fires
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:19:41 -0800

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — At least three Oregonians have died as their residences burned this week, one as a result of a burning cigarette tossed into a trash container. In Klamath Falls, Fire Marshal Scott Rice tells KFLS radio David Michael Lyman and his dog were found dead Monday night in a rented home. ...

Oregon DEQ hiring new septic inspector
Sun, 14 Dec 2014 10:22:58 -0800

COQUILLE — Coos and Curry counties will not have to take over septic inspections for county residents — at least not yet.

Police ID driver killed in Hwy 42 crash through guardrail
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 16:32:06 -0800

A driver was killed after his pickup slammed through a guardrail and went down an embankment near the Coquille River. 

OSP: Motorist dead in single vehicle crash on Hwy 42
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 16:34:08 -0800

An OSP report says a white, 1999 Ford F-350 pickup was eastbound on Highway 42 and struck a guardrail while rounding a curve. The pickup ultimately went over the guardrail and down an embankment, coming to rest adjacent to the Coquille River.

What's Up, Dec. 11, 2014
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:38:11 -0800

TODAYHoliday Bazaar and Market 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Coquille Community Building, 115 N. Birch, Coquille.Central Coast Christian Women Luncheon Program 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Red Lion Hotel, 1313 N. Baysho…

Voices From 'Hunger In Oregon'
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 11:56:20 -0800

Nearly 15 years ago, Oregon had the highest rate of hunger in the nation. Today, the percentage of people facing hunger is nearly as high as it was in 2000. In OPB’s series Hunger In Oregon , Oregonians shared their experience getting food on the table. Here are excerpts from those stories.

SWOCC celebrates 50 years of music with end-of-term concerts
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:24:15 -0800

COOS BAY — In September 1964, Southwestern Oregon Community College's first music professor, Frank Leuck, and the first president of the College, Wendell Van Loan, realized the vision of creat…