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SWOCC Loss at Brookings, Jan. 8

Southwestern Oregon Community College is sad to announce today the loss of its leader of the Curry Campus at Brookings – Executive Dean of Curry Campus Les Balsiger. Les who started in his position in June...
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Male Swept out to Sea in Curry Co., Jan. 4

On January 3, 2018, at approximately 10:35 AM, Oregon State Troopers from the Gold Beach Worksite and the U.S. Coast Guard responded to a report of a male subject who had been swept off some rocks by waves...
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Central Coast Bank Robbery, Jan. 1

On December 29th, 2017 at approximately 5:55 PM, a male subject entered the Waldport branch of Columbia Bank demanding money. The male brandished a firearm and left the location with an undisclosed amount of...
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Quakes, Jan. 1

A 3.5-magnitude earthquake shook the southern end of the two fault lines that run parallel with the Oregon Coast at Cape Mendocino in Northern California Sunday, Dec. 31.  According to the U.S. Geological...
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First Day Hikes in Oregon, Jan. 1

The First Day Hikes tradition continues New Year's Day 2018 when the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) joins America's State Parks in sponsoring the seventh annual event. All 24 hikes in 22 Oregon...
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Submerged Vehicle Driver Dies, Dec. 28

Update:  Lincoln City Police regret to report that Edward Bolton Jr. succumbed to injuries sustained in the crash. He had been transported to Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital initially. He was being...
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Stranded Dog Rescued, Dec. 28

A Border Collie that wandered away during a Christmas Day Hike on the North Oregon Coast, was found and rescued the next day.  “Felix” went missing on Monday, Dec. 25, but was located Tuesday morning by...
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First Day Hike at Humbug Mtn., Dec. 28

- For the seventh year in a row, the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is partnering with America's State Parks to offer free guided First Day Hikes in state parks across Oregon on New Year's Day....