Evacuees find safe haven at Brookings shelter

UPDATE: Brookings-Harbor High School officials announced this evening that the Red Cross Emergency Shelter has … Read more

Evacuation areas near Brookings expanded

High winds Saturday night and Sunday expected to fan 22,000 acre wildfire

Expecting strong overnight winds to fan the Chetco Bar Fire near Brookings, authorities Saturday evening … Read more

Chetco River Evacuation: "24 hours or sooner"

UPDATE: As of 4:30 p.m. today, the evacuation area has been expanded to include Gardiner … Read more

Fire jumps lines, triggers evacuations

Officials: Danger far from over as winds fan Chetco River wildfire

UPDATE: The steady march of the Chetco Bar Fire slowed overnight and by this morning … Read more

Eclipse: There goes the sun

Excitement about Monday’s total solar eclipse over a swath of Oregon continues to build — and people in Curry County will see the moon cover about 93 percent of the sun at the peak of the rare celestial phenomenon.

On Friday, many cities and towns in Central Oregon — where the eclipse will be … Read more

Complaints about vet services continue

Efforts to improve the problems at the Veterans Administration in Roseburg continue, but complaints by … Read more

Port Orford Police Log

Thursday, Aug. 10 Port Orford Police Department made 14 traffic stops resulting seven citations. Friday, … Read more

Brookings Police Log

Tuesday, Aug. 15 Dispute, 12:05 a.m.: 97800 block of Court Street. Hit and run, 10:39 … Read more

County Jail Log

The following information is taken from the daily logs (http://justice.co.curry.or.us/arrestlog.pdf) of local law enforcement agencies. … Read more

Death Notice: Blain A. Tidwell

Blain A.Tidwell Brookings resident Blain A. Tidwell passed away Aug.14, 2017, in Medford, at the … Read more

Court Report

Guy Irvin Hinze, born 1964, of Harbor, was arraigned on charges of possession of methamphetamine … Read more

County balks at seeking grant for Head Start

Curry County commissioners are a little more tepid now about the request to follow through … Read more

Water for airport closer to reality

The Brookings Airport is a tiny step closer to having a water supply after city … Read more

Beach Blaze

Gold Beach fire threatens seaside resorts, RV park

Nobody was injured and no structures were damaged by a seaside brush fire that erupted … Read more

Nonprofits seek share of housing grant

Several nonprofit organizations asked county Wednesday for some of the remaining $98,000 AllCare grant to … Read more

Oregon tries to stop pot from leaving state

PORTLAND — Well before Oregon legalized marijuana, its forests made it an ideal place for … Read more

Local News Briefs

Quake test There will be an earthquake — or a wildfire, or some other kind … Read more

Fate of Azalea Park trees on agenda

The Brookings City Council will hold a workshop next month to address the condition of … Read more

Court Report

Devery Randall Freeman, born 1962, of Gold Beach, had charges of felon in possession of … Read more

City grant money comes with a price

Success in obtaining grant money sure can come with drawbacks, Brookings City Manager Gary Milliman … Read more

Port Orford Police Log

Wednesday, Aug. 2 Criminal trespass, 10:47 a.m.: 200 block of Sixth Street. ~~~ Port Orford … Read more

County Jail Log

The following information is taken from the daily logs (http://justice.co.curry.or.us/arrestlog.pdf) of local law enforcement agencies. … Read more

Sheriff's Log

Sunday, Aug. 6 Suspicious conditions, 5:07 p.m.: 16300 block of Lower Harbor Road. Suspicious conditions, … Read more

Brookings Police Log

Friday, Aug. 11 Disorderly conduct, 1:05 a.m.: Shopping Center Avenue and Grootendorst Lane. Disorderly conduct, … Read more

September is suicide prevention month

Nine people have taken their own lives since May 13 of 2017. Eleven people committed … Read more

Brookings addresses Mill Beach complaints

The Brookings City Council will schedule a workshop addressing transients camping on Mill Beach after … Read more

Town hall meeting for local veterans

Veterans, their family members and others are invited to a town hall meeting with representatives … Read more

Fuel-soaked feline found

Shelter volunteers feared the worst for injured feral cat

Baron the alley cat has eight more lives to live. The feral cat that was … Read more

ODOT plans Highway 101 fix in Harbor

Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) officials have taken citizen comments and tweaked their plans to … Read more

Swashbucklers invade!

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Brookings Police Log

Tuesday, Aug. 8 Fire, 12:14 a.m.: Mill Beach. Unauthorized vehicle entry, 4:52 a.m.: Pacific Avenue … Read more

Gold Beach Police Log

Friday, Aug. 4 Hit and run, 1:58 p.m.: 94600 block of Jerry’s Flat Road. Non-injury … Read more

County Jail Log

The following information is taken from the daily logs (http://justice.co.curry.or.us/arrestlog.pdf) of local law enforcement agencies. … Read more

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