Curry County Sheriff’s deputies were able to apprehend 25-year-old Joseph Armfield after an off-duty police officer recognized him as one who allegedly broke into various businesses and cars over the past several months.
A Brookings commercial crab fisherman has been cited for first degree water pollution after he allegedly dumped nearly 5,000 pounds of rotting, skinned mink carcasses into the Port of Brookings Harbor last week.
The Brookings City Council has unanimously voted to discontinue collecting Systems Development Charges (SDC) on existing and previously occupied buildings when the business use changes.
“For many years I have had a concern that collection of these fees has negatively impacted businesses wishing to open shop in our downtown core,” said Mayor Ron Hedenskog. “We made this decision to encourage business owners to look at existing buildings downtown when they are seeking to start up a new business or relocate.”
GOLD BEACH — Labor and Delivery services at Curry General Hospital have resumed, and on March 5 the first baby — a healthy boy — was born in the new program, followed by a second baby boy delivered March 28.
PORT ORFORD – Several slides caused by recent rains have closed the Elk River Road east of Port Orford, according to the U.S. Forest Service.
A road slide at Milepost Six (above the Elk River Fish Hatchery) has made the Elk River Road impassable. Repairs are planned after the next round of rain. See the latest forecasts at www.CurryPilot.com/weather.