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Blackberry Festival a No-Go, June 29

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to claim South Coast Festivals. The annual Blackberry Festival held in August in Downtown Coos Bay is the latest victim. Officials announced the event has been cancelled for this...
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How DMV is catching up, June 29

As of Friday morning, DMV had received 120,535 requests for appointments since June 1 and had 15,593 customers awaiting a call to set an appointment. “The first online appointment request form gave us a head st...
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Unemployment Rates, June 29

Coos County’s unemployment rate for May 2020 was 17.8% that’s up from 5.1% the previous two years. Curry County’s rate was 17.3%, up from 5.3% last year and 5.9% in 2018. Oregon’s rate was 14.2%, higher than th...
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Mariota, June 26

Former Oregon Duck Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota is going to get married. The backup quarterback with the new Las Vegas Raiders, returned to his Alma Mater to officially propose to his college sweetheart...
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Josephine Co. Homicide, June 26

On June 24, 2020, at approximately 4:00 P.M., Josephine County law enforcement responded to the area of Pinecrest Drive and Tiffany Way for a homicide investigation. The deceased has been identified as Theodore...