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Curry Health Network postponed a special meeting originally scheduled to be held at 3 p.m. today (Thursday, Apr. 2) because the number of callers exceeded the license held by the group for the virtual meeting software. The meeting has been rescheduled for 4 p.m. on Friday, April 3.

The Internal Revenue Service will begin to distribute COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments in a matter of weeks. For most Americans, this will be a direct deposit into their bank account. 

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Curry County Commissioner Sue Gold decided to run for a second term for Position 2. The paperwork and fee were filed on March 9. Gold has been a commissioner for 3 years and 3 months. Two other candidates, Shelia Megson and John Herzog have also filed to run for the same position. The Oregon…

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Groceries are deemed essential services during these trying times living through a pandemic of unknown proportions. Store shelves are often decimated because of panic buying and everyone in town and beyond needs to shop. If you are designated as one of the novel coronavirus’s most vulnerable…

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Changes to the rules are happening so quickly with the current health crisis caused by the novel coronavirus, many people are confused about what is still allowed and what’s not. The confusion continues to grow after Gov. Kate Brown’s most recent Executive Order No. 20-12 issued on Monday, M…

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At the direction of Gov. Kate Brown, the Oregon Department of Revenue on Wednesday, March 25, announced an extension for Oregon tax filing and payment deadlines for personal income taxes and some other taxes closely following the IRS extension declaration.

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It was business as usual for St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church community kitchen on Tuesday, March 17, despite concerns over the coronavirus.

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Humboldt Area Foundation and its affiliate the Wild Rivers Community Foundation have launched the COVID-19 Regional Response Fund to address the immediate and emerging needs of our region's most vulnerable residents — from mitigation to eventual recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

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The police blotter is a public record of incidents as reported by law-enforcement agencies. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty. The information printed is preliminary and subject to change.

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Governor Kate Brown on Tuesday, March 24, to ensure all Oregonians have access to the health insurance they need during this unprecedented public health crisis, called on federal Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to open a special enrollment period for Oregonians to buy health in…

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School kids are home from school on an extended break that started abruptly the week before Spring Break and will last much longer than originally planned — now at least through April 28 — but it could be extended further or shortened by Governor Kate Brown. The Pilot caught up with Brooking…

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Gold Beach City Councilors passed a trifecta of measures at an emergency meeting held via teleconferencing on Tuesday evening, March 24. The flurry of ordinances and declarations followed a hectic weekend of tourism that prompted many citizen complaints about the endangerment of their health…

Curry County Commissioners unanimously passed an order to close all transient lodging facilities in Curry County at an emergency meeting on Friday, March 27. The closure is effective at 5 p.m. Friday, March 27.

Every Child, in direct partnership with the Oregon Department of Human Services, is launching a comprehensive statewide emergency response to the fast-growing needs of children and families in Oregon’s foster care system.

Governor Kate Brown on Sunday, March 22, issued Executive Order 20-11, placing a temporary moratorium on residential evictions for nonpayment in light of the public health emergency caused by the spread of coronavirus in Oregon. The order is effective for 90 days.

At the direction of Governor Kate Brown, and in keeping with the guidance that all Oregonians should stay home and stay healthy, the Oregon State Park system closed at the end of the day Monday, March 23, including all day-use areas and campgrounds.

The police blotter is a public record of incidents as reported by law-enforcement agencies. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are innocent until proven guilty. The information printed is preliminary and subject to change.

Effective Monday, March 23, 2020, and to further promote the safety of patients, those who come to Curry General Hospital for any reason (emergency room, clinic, lab, imaging, etc.) will enter and be routed to waiting rooms and departments differently, hospital officials announced Friday, Ma…

Editor’s Note: Local Fred Meyers Store Manager Henry Johnson has more than 30 years of retail experience and has been giving people an insider’s view via extended Facebook posts of what he’s seeing as the nation comes to grips with COVID-19. Although he works at the local store, the posts ar…

Curry County Commissioners declared an emergency within Curry County in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) at the Board of Commissioners meeting held on Wednesday, March 18.

The police blotter is a public record of incidents as reported by law-enforcement agencies. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are innocent until proven guilty. The information printed is preliminary and subject to change.

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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, beginning Thursday, March 19, the Curry Public Library will limit its services to those not requiring direct interaction with the public. This is in response to the American Library Association, Oregon Governor Kate Brown, the Oregon Library Association,…

The health and safety of workplaces is of utmost importance to the Oregon Employment Department, and the agency’s mission is to support business and promote employment. The Employment Department has guidance available to employers, workers, and job seekers impacted by the COVID-19 coronaviru…

The police blotter is a public record of incidents as reported by law-enforcement agencies. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty. The information printed is preliminary and subject to change.

COVID-19 has claimed two more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll from this virus to three, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 18.

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Brookings City Councilors wasted no time at Monday’s meeting, moving forward on Ransom Avenue road work, appointing one person to the Budget Committee and re-appointing two people to the Planning Commission.

Oregon now has a total of 65 people who have been diagnosed with COVID-19. The Oregon Health Authority announced 18 new cases of the novel coronavirus as of 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 17.