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Lobster Creek Fire Update, July 6

The Lobster Creek Fire is shrinking. Due to more accurate mapping, the fire size is now 397 acres. As the edge of the fire cools, allowing closer access, firefighters are able to utilize handheld global...
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Siuslaw Bridge east sidewalk closed July 4th

Everyone celebrating the 4th of July in Florence is reminded that the Siuslaw Bridge east sidewalk remains closed for construction. The west sidewalk is open to all to enjoy the walk and the view. The Siuslaw...
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Hug Point Rescue, July 3

The Coast Guard rescued a hiker stranded on a cliffside near Hug Point on the Oregon Coast, Monday evening, July 2. An aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Sector Columbia River successfully hoisted...
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Quake, July 3

A 2.7-magnitude earthquake shook the southern junction where two fault lines begin the run parallel with the Oregon Coast early Tuesday morning, July 3.  According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake was...
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No Flares with 4th of July, July 3

The Coast Guard reminds Pacific Northwest mariners not to use emergency flares as celebration tools and offers other safety reminders ahead of this 4th of July week. The days leading up to and after the...
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Industrial Fire Restrictions Increase, July 3

Fire danger conditions have increased prompting Coos Forest Protective Association (CFPA) to impose a Level II (2) industrial closure for all land protected by CFPA in zones CS-4, CS-5, and SK-2 in Curry...
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Lobster Creek Fire, July 3

Firefighters continued efforts throughout the night battling the Lobster Creek Fire 10 miles east of Gold Beach, OR. The fire was pushed by strong winds and continued to spread to the south and is estimated to...
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Beach Fires Prohibited, July 3

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is prohibiting all beach fires within the Bullards Beach Management Unit until further notice. The action is in response to the Coos Forest Protective Association...
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Security Services, July 2

Mike Goff, owner of TCB Security Services, Inc. was arrested June 29, 2018 by the Oregon State Police on charges of sex abuse. Mr. Goff’s company provides security services to the Lincoln County Courthouse...
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Hwy. 101 Fatal, July 2

On Saturday June 30, 2018 at approximately 6:00 PM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a report of a single-vehicle crash on US-101 near milepost 155. Preliminary investigation...