Looming storm prompts flash flood warning for Chetco Bar Fire area

Forecast calls for 1-2 inches of rain Thursday through Friday

The season’s first storm is expected to bring 1 to 3 inches of rain to … Read more

Regional pot crime sparks concerns

Spike in marijuana woes in adjacent county prompts local warnings, advice

The marijuana business is taking its toll on Josephine County — increased crime, businesses leaving, … Read more

New pot shop in Gold Beach makes 11 in Curry County

Gold Beach will soon get its first marijuana dispensary, bringing to 11 the number of … Read more

New airline tapped for Crescent City airport

The Border Coast Regional Airport Authority has picked Contour Airlines to serve Curry and Del … Read more

Sediment will impact local water supplies

The Bureau of Land Management announced week that Brookings — and by extension, Harbor — … Read more

Sheriff's Log

Sunday, Oct. 8 Theft, 7:57 a.m.: 99400 block of Agness Creek Road. Illegal dumping, 4:02 … 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

Local News Briefs

Fire takes house Firefighters were unable to save a home from fire on Hamilton Lane … Read more

Brookings Police Log

Friday, Oct. 13 Criminal trespass, 10:22 a.m.: Highway 101 south of Carpenterville Road. Assault, 1:57 … Read more

Residents urged to become ‘Firewise’

Coos Forest Protective Association (CFPA) officials hope the Chetco Bar Fire will serve as the … Read more

Partnerships key to better health care

Health care officials discuss how to bring better services to the coast region

Top officials of both Curry Health Network and Sutter Coast Hospital agreed this week that … Read more

Brookings Police Log

Tuesday, Oct. 10 Suspicious conditions, 12:57 a.m.: 200 block of Marine Drive. Fire, 6:31 a.m.: … 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

Court Report

James Merlin Barker, born 1964, of Port Orford, had a charge of false swearing dismissed; … Read more

Gold Beach Police Log

Friday, Oct. 6 Protective order violation, 1:30 a.m.: Little Creek Court. Sex abuse, 4:41: p.m.: … Read more

Port Orford Police Log

Monday, Oct. 9 Shots fired, 6:46 p.m.: 400 block of Cedar Point Place. ~~~ Port … Read more

Burn team proposes plans for Chetco Bar Fire recovery

Team advises removing trees, replacing pipes, limiting access to river bars

When torrential winter storms drench the 191,000-plus acres scorched by the Chetco Bar Fire, they … Read more

Local News Briefs

New shelter director The South Coast Humane Society recently hired Deborah Turner as its new … Read more

Three airlines compete for Crescent City airport deal

A choice for Crescent City airport has yet to be made after three airlines recently … Read more

More tsunami signs for Curry

Curry County motorists will soon see more tsunami evacuation signs along Highway 101 as part … Read more

Smoke a reminder that fire is still there

Several flare ups and the return of smoky skies over Brookings Tuesday morning was a … Read more

Congressman’s call to review mining ban draws fire

A Utah congressman is questioning the legality of the mining withdrawal President Obama approved last … Read more

Smoke returns to Brookings as firefighters keep Chetco Bar Fire flareups in check

Flareups pose no threat to homes

Dry, windy weather for the last two days have caused two smouldering ground fires within … Read more

Draft study: Local housing market is tight and expensive

A second draft study about the housing needs in the 97415 ZIP code area — … Read more

State to distribute $85 million in tax revenue to cities, counties

The first distributions of state marijuana tax revenues — totaling nearly $85 million — are … Read more

City wants to extend successful gas tax

The Brookings City Council will ask voters in May to extend the four-cent per gallon … Read more

Critics say Brookings not very inclusive

Brookings resident and 97415 Indivisible member Candice Michel lambasted the city council Monday night because … Read more

Students swarm to bee, butterfly exhibits at local workshop

More than 150 students from Curry County gathered at the Event Center on the Beach … Read more

Brookings Police Log

Friday, Oct. 6 Burglary, 2:40 a.m.: 1200 block of Iris Street. Suspicious conditions, 7:25 a.m.: … Read more

Sheriff's Log

Sunday, Oct. 1 Disturbance, 5:09 a.m.: 16200 block of Highway 101. Criminal mischief, 1:27 p.m.: … Read more

County Jail Log

Friday, Oct. 6 Erick Steven Anderson, 29, of Coquille; sanction for Coos County probation violation; … Read more

Port Orford Police Log

Tuesday, Oct. 3 Abandoned property, 10:16 a.m.: Arizona Street and Paradise Point Road. ~~~ Port … Read more

Gold Beach Police Log

Friday, Sept. 29 Child neglect, 8:28 a.m.: A child was left in a car at … Read more

Fire destroys home

Firefighters halt flames’ spread up tree-covered hillside

Firefighters prevented a house fire from spreading to the trees above it on Thompson Road … Read more

Rising from the ashes

Scientists study Chetco Bar Fire area to access damage, develop plans for post-fire threats

With the Chetco Bar Fire east of Brookings 98 percent contained Friday, scientists spent the … Read more

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