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Blue-Green algae found in Coos County lake

Public health officials are warning residents and visitors to North Coos County to stay away from the water in South Tenmile Lake.  Water monitoring has confirmed the presence of toxic blue-green algae.  It can produce toxins harmful to humans and animals.  Experts say swallowing or inhaling water droplets should be […]

Oregon News from the AP

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,294 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Federal prosecutors say a gold and silver coin dealer from Tigard has been indicted on 13 counts of mail fraud and wire fraud for taking customers’ money but failing to deliver coins. The U.S. […]

Oregon News from the AP

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,350 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A lighting storm raked Central Oregon and started nearly 200 range fires, one of which has grown into a complex of five fires that have burned more than 15,000 acres and forced the evacuation […]

Port pursuing new manager

The Port of Siuslaw Commission worked on wrapping up their plans to search for a new manager in a special meeting yesterday.  Interim manager Suzy Lacer said the initial job notification will be posted this week with an application deadline in about four weeks.  Commissioners are on a tight deadline […]