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Jobless Rates in Coos & Curry Counties, Dec. 27

Coos County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased in November to 5.6 percent from a revised 5.7 percent in October.  The rate is below the November 2016 rate (6.1%). Oregon’s seasonally...
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Quake, Dec. 25

A 2.8-magnitude earthquake shook the Cape Mendocino area of Northern California  Saturday, Dec. 23.  According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake was located north of Redway, CA where two fault lines...
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Oregon commercial crab fishery to open January 15

The commercial Dungeness crab fishery will open on most of Oregon’s coast on Jan. 15, 2018. Dungeness crab will be ready to be harvested from Cape Blanco to the Columbia River, and north into Washington....
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Fatal on the Redwood Hwy., Dec. 22

On December 20, 2017, at approximately 12:15 PM, Troopers from the Grants Pass Area Command responded to a fatal crash on Highway 199 (Redwood Highway)near milepost 24. This location is approximately 24 west...
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Commercial Crabbing Delayed, Dec. 22

The start of the Oregon Dungeness Commercial Crab Season has been delayed again by state officials.  The season normally begins Dec. 1st, but a low meat content set the start date back.  Crabbers can conduct...
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SWAT Standoff at Florence, Dec. 22

On December 20, 2017 at about 8PM, OSP Troopers responded to the report of a drunk and disorderly subject at the Rhododendron Trailer Park in Florence (87735 Highway 101, Florence). While enroute information...
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The Whale License Plate, Dec. 18

Marine Mammal Institute.  How to Get Your Plates - It's easy to reserve your Oregon gray whale license plates: Purchase a voucher online for only $40, of which $35 will directly support the research, graduate...
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Winter Whale Watching Week, Dec. 18

Gray whales are on the move south again this winter, and the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is celebrating the annual event with Whale Watching Week, Dec. 27-31. Visitors to the Oregon coast...
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High Wind Warning, Dec. 19

National Weather Service Bulletin. The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a High Wind Warning...which is in effect from 7 AM to 4 PM PST Tuesday. * Winds...South 50 to 60 mph with gusts to 70 mph....