Be prepared for any emergency

Earthquake. Tsunami. Flood. Power outage.Vehicle breakdown. Getting lost in the woods. These are just a … Read more

It’s not about the trees, but the park

For decades, Brookings’ Azalea Park has been known as the “crown jewel” of city parks. … Read more

Never forget – then and now

Today is Veteran’s Day, an opportunity for all of us to say thank you to … Read more

Candy is not an agent of evil

The smarties over at the -Oregon Health Authority are determined to sour parents on Halloween. … Read more

“A new study shows ...”

For years, organizations and companies have issued press releases about their so-called “studies” and “reports” … Read more

Don't turn your back on the sea

The first large swell of the season — up to 20 foot-tall breakers are predicted … Read more

Pilot coverage of suicides

Gauging by the low number of suicides reported in the Pilot, it would be easy … Read more

Lessons learned in fire aftermath

For the first time in nearly five weeks, there is not a story about the … Read more

Salute to fire personnel is well deserved

Since Aug. 19, when the Chetco Bar Fire exploded and threatened the Brookings-Harbor community, the … Read more

Donations: Give wisely

Natural disasters, such as the Chetco Bar Fire near Brookings and Hurricane Harvey in Texas, … Read more

Forest roads don’t always damage streams

If a forest road enables logging to make productive use of federal land, that’s good. … Read more

A weekend to stay calm

There’s a potential for chaos in the Brookings area this weekend — with smoke-filled skies, … Read more

Dealing with summer traffic

Summertime in Curry County means traffic – on the highway, in towns, in parking lots … Read more

More on the beach fire ban

Oops! The Curry Coastal Pilot jumped to the wrong conclusion regarding the current ban on … Read more

Beach fire ban is premature

Thank you Coos Forest Protection Association for putting a damper — literally — on the … Read more

Truth, justice and the American way

To celebrate our nation’s birthday, the Curry Coastal Pilot is reprinting excerpts from the Declaration … Read more

Keep guard up during fire season

Fire season in Curry County, with its many restrictions, begins Monday — and it’s a … Read more

Plenty to do this summer

For those who say there’s nothing to do in Curry County, we say “Give us … Read more

Always room for opposing opinions

The Pilot has noticed an interesting trend in readers’ responses to some letters and opinion … Read more

Port giving breaks it can't afford

We are scratching our heads about the Port of Brookings Harbor commission’s recent decision last … Read more

Hysterics over cutting park trees unwarranted

The city of Brookings has proposed cutting down 60 trees at Azalea Park. This follows … Read more

Guidelines for election letters

With the May 16 primary election right around the corner, it’s time to publish our … Read more

Alcohol ban on Oregon beaches is unnecessary

The Oregon Legislature has once again proven it has too much time on its hands, … Read more

Lawmakers take wrong approach on housing problem

Oregon’s Legislature is full of men and women who know the state has a rental … Read more

Oregon Beaches belong to everyone

Sometimes we Oregonians take for granted the access we have to the beaches — all … Read more

Winter weather got you down?

Rain. The topic is on the minds of most Curry County residents, and the reactions … Read more

Letters to the Editor Feb. 15, 2017

Merkley is right on The editorial in the Pilot (Feb. 4) accuses Sen. Merkley of … Read more

Letters to the Editor, Feb. 11, 2017

Famous Leif Ericson Regarding the Pilot’s Feb 8 story “Viking Saga opens Friday”: I would … Read more

Merkley, Oregon’s anarchist senator

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore, has gone off the rails. Nearly every day this newspaper receives … Read more

Get on board in your community

The Oregon School Boards Association (OSBA) has launched the “Get on Board” campaign to encourage … Read more

Brookings' holiday lights were stellar!

There were plenty of holiday lights throughout Brookings this season — and locals and vistors … Read more

'Twas the night before Christmas

– By Clement Clarke Moore ’Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, … Read more

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