Sheriff: Man arrested in Bandon after committing 'several crimes'
BANDON, Ore. — The Coos County Sheriff's Office reports its "heavy presence" Wednesday on Sealander Road and Whisky Run Beach was to assist the Bandon Police Department in locating and arresting an individual who committed crimes in Bandon PD's jurisdiction. The Sheriff’s Office received several requests from the public...
Oceanic Delights: North Bend's 4 Seafood Restaurants You Can't Miss
In this article, we'll be exploring four exceptional seafood restaurants located in North Bend. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If yes, we would love to hear your experiences. Please share your thoughts and feedback in the comments section below!
Lawyer appointed in Charleston murder case
CHARLESTON, Ore. — A lawyer is named in the case of 32-year-old Alyssia Nelson. Nelson is charged in the February 13 shooting death of Ian Cowan, age 31, at the Seaport RV Park in Charleston. Last week, her public defender withdrew from the case citing a conflict of interest.
Coos County Animal Shelter needs help ahead of kitten season
COOS COUNTY, Ore. — The kennels are full, and the kittens are coming at the Coos County Animal Shelter (CCAS), and that means a heightened need for volunteers and foster pet parents. As the animals await homes, Animal Control Officer Chloe Eberlein says the work is too much for...
Suspects arrested for alleged squatting in Coos County property
NORTH BEND, Ore. — On Friday February 25th Coos County dispatch received a report of a criminal trespass at a residence on Pettit Lane in North Bend. According to the Coos County Sheriff's Office (CCSO), deputies Z. Smith and K. Mong were dispatched to the residence, and discovered multiple individuals in the living room of the residence.
Savor the Flavor: 3 Unforgettable Sandwiches in Coos Bay
In this article, we're exploring three must-try sandwiches in Coos Bay. Have you had the chance to taste any of them? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Sobering Center approved to be added to the Coos County Jail
Coos County Commissioners have approved establishing a sobering center in the county jail. The commissioners unanimously approved the project Jan. 24, agreeing to contribute $300,000 for the first year of operation and $250,000 annually for the next four years, to go with an annual contribution from Coos Bay. Sheriff Gabe Fabrizio said he’s considering putting...
Discover the Top 5 Must-Try Pizzas in Coos Bay
In this article, we're exploring five exceptional pizza places in Coos Bay. Have you had the chance to sample any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments below!
Oregon opioid treatment programs receive major accreditation
Opioid treatment programs in Roseburg and North Bend received major accreditation for their work.
Cascade Christian Boy's Basketball leaves for Coos Bay
Cascade Christian Boy's Basketball leaves for Coos Bay.
Exploring Our Local Culinary Scene: A Guide to Pizza Spots on the Oregon Coast
The Oregon Coast has a range of pizza places to suit all preferences. A&B Pizza in Seaside is a small, well-regarded establishment known for its 16-inch pizzas. Due to limited seating, it's advisable to order in advance. Pizza a’Fetta in Cannon Beach, operating since 1988, offers pizza by the slice and 17 different options.
Clayburn repeats as state champion
Myrtle Point’s Logan Clayburn repeated as state wrestling champion in Portland on Friday. He was the only champion from the South Coast in the two-day event. Clayburn won the Class 2A-1A title at 285 pounds, pinning Lowell’s David Finch in 42 seconds in the championship match. He reached the final by also pinning Evan Wyatt of Kennedy and Rhyne Nelson of Willamina. The senior was state champion last year and...
South Coast Head Start is looking for eligible children for upcoming programs
South Coast Head Start is accepting applications for our FREE preschool and Early Head Start program for qualifying families for the 2023-2024 program year! We offer a fun, researched-based curriculum; free and healthy meals; and child development, nutrition, and health screenings with follow-up support for all enrolled children. No potty-training required! Our services are for pregnant participants to children age 5. Call us today at 541-888-3717 and ask for enrollment. Or visit us at our Facebook and Instagram page: South Coast Head Start. Priority is given to Homeless children, Foster children, and children with disabilities.
Tin Rooster carries on legacy of longtime community establishment
It is said that all good things must come to an end. But, every now and again, they come back with a new spin. Abby Wiley recently opened the Tin Rooster, a coffee shop and café, in a space that was part of the longtime community establishment, Ciccarelli's. Wiley said she understands the sadness the community felt when the Ciccarelli's Italian restaurant owners decided it was time to move on...
Bandon's Pizza Paradise: A Guide to the Top 3 Pizzas
This article presents a tour of three must-try pizzerias in Bandon. Have you had the chance to taste their offerings? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Confederated Tribes announce opening of new Three Rivers Health Center
The Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians (CTCLUSI) are announcing the upcoming opening of the Three Rivers Health Center in spring of 2024. Tribal representative report this new healthcare facility represents a significant advancement in the availability of health services for Southwest Oregon, embodying a model of care that is both innovative and inclusive. Three Rivers Health Center will be located at 150 S Wall Street in...
Cascade Christian, Corbett win 3-point shootout
NORTH BEND — For the second straight year, Cascade Christian and Corbett faced off in the boys versus girls final of the 3-point shootout on the eve of the Class 3A state basketball tournament. For the second straight year, Cascade Christian won Wednesday night at North Bend High School. Now both teams take aim at the state title, something Cascade Christian also won last year but Corbett just missed out...
Businesses prepare to welcome 3A State Championship back to Bay Area
COOS COUNTY, Ore. — High school hoops makes its annual stop to the Bay Area for the 3A State Championship tipping off Thursday and bringing with it economic wins for local businesses. Marshfield High School (MHS) in Coos Bay and North Bend High School (NBHS) will host 16 teams,...
Community Conversations to address concerns over Devereux Center move
COOS COUNTY, Ore. — The Coos Bay City Council opens the floor for Community Conversations in response to residents' objections to moving the Nancy Devereux Centerfrom the Empire neighborhood of Coos Bay. House Bill 4123 brought $1.9 million to Coos County as part of Governor Tina Kotek's coordinated homeless...
Class 3A state tournament starts Thursday in Bay Area
The fields were finalized Friday and Saturday for the Class 3A state tournament, jointly hosted by Marshfield and North Bend high schools. The girls quarterfinals are Thursday at Marshfield, while the boys start at North Bend. Both champions for 2023 are back and Cascade Christian will be going for its third straight boys title, though it could face a tough road battling the top three teams in the OSAA power...