Coast Radio News

Back to school…

Danger could be just around the corner for thousands of Oregon school-age children says Marie Dodds with Triple-A.  Some students are already back in the classrooms, but most of Oregon schools open next week.  Dodds says there are some simple precautions that drivers can take to help keep the kids […]

Fall Beach Cleanup Coming

The annual Fall Beach Cleanup is just two weeks away.  Oregon Parks Beach Ranger Trisha Wymore says volunteers are being sought for Saturday, September 17th from ten to one.  There will be six volunteer check-in stations in the Florence Area and two in Reedsport.  Last fall about seven-thousand people turned […]

Florence woman facing sex charges

A 34-year old Florence woman is facing charges of Rape and Sodomy in the third degree after a 14-year old boy told police she had sex with him.  Abra Crump allegedly met the boy at Siuslaw Public Library last Friday afternoon.  The two then walked to a secluded area about […]

Heceta Beach under health advisory

  Just in time for the last big push of summer… a public health advisory has been issued for the Heceta Beach area in Florence.  Curtis Cude (KOOD) with the Oregon Health Authority says water samples taken in three areas… just north of Driftwood Shores, just south of the resort […]

Ems lose, maintain lead

The Eugene Emeralds trailed by six going into the ninth inning last night in Yakima… they mounted a rally but managed only four runs, falling short against the Bears 9-7.  Despite the loss, Eugene still maintains a one-game advantage over Everett in the West Division of the Northwest League… the […]