Woman Bites Victim

LAKESIDE, Ore. — A terrifying experience for a Coos County woman after someone broke into her house this morning. The Coos County Sheriff’s Office says around 1 a.m. Jessica Rocha broke into a home on the 600 block of 8th Street. The resident said Rocha pushed her down the stairs, pulled her hair and bit … Continue reading »

Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Crash

COOS BAY, Ore. — Oregon State Police continues its investigation into a serious injury crash Tuesday evening. Troopers say around 6:37 p.m., a 1996 Kawasaki motorcycle operated by John Thomas Bracken, 40, of Coos Bay, was attempting to elude a Coquille Tribal Police officer by speeding on Highway 243. As Bracken traveled around a left … Continue reading »

Farrs Supports Share Bear Snack Pack

COOS BAY, Ore. — A local store is helping the Oregon Coast Community Action by raising money for the Share Bear Snack Pack program. Farrs True Value Hardware is raffling off a basket to raise money for the program, which supplies 750 at-risk children with a weekly Snack Pack. The basket includes a birdhouse, gloves, … Continue reading »

Driver Arrested Following Hit and Run

COOS BAY, Ore. – A Coos Bay man is in jail, accused of a hit and run that injured a woman, this weekend. Around 3:30 p.m. Sunday, multiple callers reported seeing an SUV run over a woman on Lowell Lane. Coos Bay Police found Thomas Streitzwaters, 28, of Coos Bay, about ten hours later. The … Continue reading »

Natalie Hill Inspires Others to Live

COOS BAY, Ore. — Natalie Hill went from being a small town teenager diagnosed with cancer to a worldwide inspiration whose bucket list inspired thousands. Even though she died just over a week ago, her impact is still being felt. Saturday afternoon hundreds of friends, family members, and other fans of Hill filled the bleachers … Continue reading »

Coast Guard Searches For Missing Woman

COOS BAY, Ore. – The U.S. Coast Guard says it’s searching for a missing woman, after a fishing vessel ran aground near Coos Bay Sunday. Around 7:12 a.m. the Coast Guard says it located and rescued two men and their dog at the north tip of the north jetty at the entrance to Coos Bay; … Continue reading »

Coast Guard Rescues Fisherman

COOS BAY, Ore. — The U.S. Coast Guard medically evacuated a fisherman off the coast of Coos Bay Sunday. Officials say the fisherman suffered from internal injuries and needed immediate medical assistance. The Coast Guard says the American Triumph, a commercial fishing and processing vessel, contacted them around 3:30 p.m. to Medevac a 37-year-old male … Continue reading »

Rock Climber Seriously Injured in Fall

COOS BAY, Ore. — Oregon State Police rescued a rock climber Sunday afternoon after he from a cliff. Troopers say the 39-year-old man was climbing at Golden and Silver Falls State Natural Area and fell 30 to 40 feet to the ground. The man was seriously injured in the fall and taken by Life Flight … Continue reading »

Explosives Found in Coos Bay Home

UPDATE (4:23 p.m.): Police say Yarbrough is aware that authorities are searching for him and he may be carrying a weapon.  He may also be linked to a dark green Chevrolet Suburban with the Oregon license plate number 897FPD. COOS BAY, Ore. — A home was evacuated after police found a cache of explosives, firearms, and … Continue reading »

Coal Export Negotiations End

COOS BAY, Ore. — The Port of Coos Bay ended its efforts with a California company to export coal Tuesday. If the deal had gone through, it would have meant open cars of coal traveling right through Eugene. Port of Coos Bay representatives say they extended the deadline again and again, waiting for Metro Ports … Continue reading »

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