Fire In Curry County Under Investigation

LANGLOIS, Ore. — Officials in Curry County are investigating a fire and a death at a home in Langlois on the Southern Oregon coast. Last week, the Curry County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a house on fire on the 94000 block of Alder Street in Langlois. Upon arrival, firefighters found a fully engulfed … Continue reading »

Curry Co. Man Jailed After Chase

BROOKINGS, Ore. – A Curry County man is behind bars, after trying to escape police. On Sunday, Oregon State Troopers attempted to pull over 31-year-old Brett Carpenter for speeding, south of Brookings. Authorities said Carpenter then took off at speeds up to 80 miles per hour. Before finally losing control while driving on Winchuck River … Continue reading »

Curry County Updates Tsunami Preparation

CURRY COUNTY, Ore. — A magnitude 5.2 earthquake hit off the coast of Japan on Thursday, and while it did not generate a tsunami, it has officials looking at how future tsunamis could affect the coastline here in Oregon. Curry County has access to new tsunami inundation maps. The latest tsunami science allowed the state … Continue reading »

Curry County Jail Grant

CURRY COUNTY, Ore. – More than $7,000 will help the Curry County Jail. The money comes from a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice meant to cover the expense of keeping illegal aliens, who have committed serious crimes, behind bars. The sheriff says while it is not a great amount of money anything helps … Continue reading »

Curry County Braces For Cuts

CURRY COUNTY, Ore. — The Curry County Sheriff’s Office is bracing for cuts, due to budget shortfalls. It’s a similar situation to what happened in Josephine County earlier this year. They expect everything from releasing prisoners and cutting patrol hours, to answering fewer calls. The Curry County Sherrifs Office has reached out to the Jackson … Continue reading »

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