COOS BAY, Ore.– A California prison inmate is facing charges for a rape case in Coos County in 2007. 43 year old Peter Shianna is accused of attacking a woman behind a Fred Meyer on Christmas Eve that year. The chief district attorney said the case went cold until a forensic lab contacted Coos Bay … Continue reading »
COOS BAY, Ore. – Over the weekend an improvised explosive device was found next to the Coos Bay Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The memorial is located right next to a popular play area for children. Officials are relieved nobody was injured. This isn’t the only attack the memorial has withstood. Just a few months ago, an … Continue reading »
COOS BAY, Ore. — Fire season in the Coos Bay area will officially begin July 1st. The Coos Forest Protective Association announced Friday that fire season will officially begin at midnight on Monday. The start of fire season begins restrictions on both public and industrial forest use on all private, county, state and bureau of … Continue reading »
COOS BAY, Ore. — The Port of Coos Bay is ending its efforts to work with a California company to export coal. Port reps say they extended the deadline several times waiting for the company, Metro Ports, to give them a solid plan for exporting coal out of their terminal. The two other players in … Continue reading »
OREGON — An earthquake rattled off the Southern Oregon Coast around 7:15 Tuesday night. It’s unlikely anyone felt the magnitude 5.3 quake; it happened 170 miles to the West of Coos Bay at a depth of 6.4 miles. Because of it’s magnitude, the Tsunami Warning Center says there’s no danger of tsunami’s from the earthquake.