Coos Bay Woman Drowns in Coquille River

GAYLORD, Ore. — A Coos Bay woman drowned in the Coquille River Tuesday afternoon. Emergency responders arrived to find her trapped underwater two miles north of the Gaylord Bridge on the South Fork of the Coquille River along Powers Highway. They say her life vest had been caught on her pontoon boat when the boat … Continue reading »

Major Flooding Along Coquille River

COOS COUNTY, Ore. — Heavy rains the past couple of days has caused major flooding and landslides along the Oregon coast. One of the areas most affected is in Coos County, along the Coquille River. The Coquille River rose above its 21-foot flood stage early Sunday afternoon. In Coquille, the water had topped its north … Continue reading »