coos county

Hundreds gather to voice opinions on LNG pipeline

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Hundreds of people packed the Jackson County Expo Tuesday night to share their thoughts on the Jordan Cove Energy Project’s proposed liquified natural gas (LNG) pipeline. It’s one of several public hearings taking place across southern Oregon hosted …

Bandon man killed in officer-involved shooting

BANDON, Ore. – A man was shot and killed by police during a standoff in Bandon. The Coos County District Attorney’s Office said on November 3, 65-year-old Robert Charles Foster called 911 threatening to set off an explosion. When officers got to …

Brush fire in Coos County stopped at one acre

COOS COUNTY, Ore. – A brush fire that started in Coos County was quickly stopped by firefighters. The Coos Forest Protective Association said the fire started Friday afternoon at the intersection of Bill Creek Land and Copperhead Road. Firefighters quickly attacked the …

Lobster Creek Fire 100% contained

GOLD BEACH, Ore. – The Lobster Creek Fire located 12 miles northeast of Gold Beach is now 100% contained, according to the Oregon Department of Forestry. The fire perimeter is holding at 397 acres. The Lobster Creek Fire started on July 1 …

Lobster Creek Fire 10% contained

GOLD BEACH, Ore. – Crews are working around the clock to contain a fire burning in Coos County. The Coos Forest Protective Association said the Lobster Creek Fire started Sunday afternoon on private timberlands and grew to an estimated 450 acres by …