Articles tagged with: Coos County

29 June 2015

Property taxes could be raised if Oregon voters approve

Posted in Local

Ore. --- 13 counties may soon be seeing higher property taxes. If Oregon voters pass the resolution, a minimum permanent property tax rate would be raised to $2 per thousand dollars of assessed valu ...

11 June 2015

Fatal logging accident in Myrtle Creek

Posted in Regional

Myrtle Creek, Ore. --- The Coos County Sheriff's Office says a 45-year-old Myrtle Creek man has died in a logging accident.The Sheriff's office says a load of logs was being pulled to a log landing ...

08 June 2015

Fire season begins tomorrow for Coos, Curry and Wester Douglas counties

Posted in Regional

Ore. --- Fire season starts tomorrow, June 9th, for Coos, Curry, and Western Douglas counties. That means the end of unregulated outside burning, including debris piles and the use of burn barrels. ...

24 April 2015

Fallen Coos County sheriff's deputy receives medal of honor

Posted in Regional

Coos County, Ore. --- A Coos County sheriff's deputy, who died in an accident earlier this week, will get a Law Enforcement Medal of Honor.The Governor's Commission on the Law Enforcement Medal of H ...

23 April 2015

Fallen Coos Couny officer considered for a Law Enforcement Medal of Honor

Posted in Regional

Coos County, Ore. --- A Coos County Sheriff's deputy will be considered for a Law Enforcement Medal of Honor.The Governor's Commission on the Law Enforcement Medal of Honor will hold an emergency te ...

12 February 2015

North Bend man sentenced for conspiring to murder potential witnesses

Posted in Local

Ore. -- A former North Bend man will spend more than 30 years in jail for conspiring to murder potential witnesses while behind bars. 49-year-old Kenneth Everett Moore was being held at the Coos Cou ...

09 February 2015

Fatal rollover accident in Coos County

Posted in Local

Coos County, Ore. --- Oregon State Police are investigating a fatal single vehicle rollover in Coos County.The accident happened just after 10:30 Sunday morning on State Route 540 near Milepost 6 in ...

22 December 2014

Heavy rainfall causes flooding in Western Oregon

Posted in Local

Coos County, Ore. -- A flood warning is in effect in Coos County, where rivers and streams overflowed. This is video of what the Coquille River looked like on Sunday in Sitkum, Oregon. The flood war ...

29 July 2014

Phone scam hits Jackson and Coos counties

Posted in Local

Jackson and Coos County, Ore. -- Jackson and Coos County Sheriff's Offices are issuing an urgent warning to residents about a new telephone scam. The Sheriff's Offices says an unknown male caller is ...

07 April 2014

Coos County woman arrested on drug, child endangerment charges

Posted in Local

Coos Bay, Ore. -- A mother is behind bars in Coos County after police say they discovered meth in her hotel room where her two children were also staying. Around 9:30 in the morning last Thursday, ...