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Hwy. 140W Fatal, Jan. 22

On Thursday, January 21, 2021 at approximately 8:05 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle collision on Hwy 140W near milepost 43. Preliminary investigation reveal...
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Seeking Burglary Suspects, Stolen Tools, Jan. 22

On January 21, 2021 at 8:30 a.m., the Lane County Sheriff's Office received a report of a burglary and vehicle theft at R and D Propane in Goshen. Investigation indicates that shortly before 7:00 a.m. this morn...
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Maybe Flood Insurance?, Jan. 22

Oregon Dept. of Consumer & Business Services release - Salem – Last week’s flash flooding is a severe reminder to consider flood insurance, especially in wildfire damaged areas. Flooding is the most common ...
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Quake, Jan. 22

A 2.9-magnitude earthquake shook the outer fault of the two that run parallel with the Oregon Coast Thursday, Jan. 21. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake was located west of Bandon and at a dept...
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Western Oregon On-Line This Spring, Jan. 22

MONMOUTH, Ore. – Western Oregon University (WOU) has announced that spring term classes at both the Monmouth campus and WOU:Salem will continue as mostly online, in an effort to “Embrace the Now.” As with fall ...
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Author seeks help with mystery at NBPL, Jan. 22

This January the North Bend Public Library will host mystery author Ellie Alexander, who will write a mystery story with the help of local residents. Alexander, an Ashland resident, is the author of several mys...
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Business News Around the State, Jan. 22

Oregon Employment Dept. weekly release - WinCo Foods will open a store in Bend that will employ about 200 people. Elkhorn Boot and Shoe Repair in Baker City will close. Gaetano's Market & Deli will open in ...
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COVID-19 Related Scams, Jan. 22

News Release from Umpqua Bank - Since the onset of the pandemic, criminals have used tactics like identity theft and social engineering to defraud government and healthcare programs and illegally cash in—and th...
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Coos Co. COVID-19 Cases, Jan. 22

CHW release - COVID-19 Cases 1/21/21 - Confirmed Cases (Positive test) 788; Presumptive Cases 174; Total Cases (+10 since 1/20/21) 962; Active Cases 113; Hospitalizations (current) 4; Hospitalizations (total) 4...
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COVID-19 Cases & Deaths, Jan. 22

The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported Thursday are in the following counties: Baker (4), Benton (24), Clackamas (71), Clatsop (7), Columbia (1), Coos (10), Crook (2), Deschutes (32), Douglas...