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Curry County Public Health officials are closely monitoring increasing state and federal health concerns about the impact of vaping and e-cigarette use, but they cannot yet say what the specific impact is in the county.

Local students are scheduled to attend the second Southern Oregon Trade Careers Expo, showcasing living wage career opportunities to high school students and veterans, on Thursday, Sept. 26 in Canyonville.

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On Friday September 20, 2019 at 12:54pm, the Curry County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from twenty eight year old Callie Ellwood of Windom Kansas, reporting that she was stranded on a rock cliff after sliding down a rock embankment above the beach below. 

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Brookings may have a street named Railroad Avenue, yet little evidence remains of any railroad enterprise on the scale of the Chetco River railroad bridge, which once connected Harbor to Brookings.

Coming up Sunday at the currypilot.com, increasing concerns about vaping.

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The Oregon Wildlife Foundation has launched the Watch for Wildlife campaign to get Oregon’s next wildlife license plate approved by Driver and Motor Vehicle Services (DMV).

The Siskiyou (OR) Resource Advisory Committee (RAC), made up of local volunteers from across southwest Oregon, is scheduled to meet from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 2, in order to finalize recommendations for funding of natural resource project proposals on the Rogue River-Siskiyou …

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In a rare occurrence, deceased pioneers will be benevolently brought back to life to tell stories about their lives during Curry County Historical Society’s tenth “cemetery play” at the Pistol River Cemetery this weekend.

The Central Curry School District 1 Board of Directors has approved the ratified contract agreements with the Central Curry School District 1 Classified Employees Association and the Central Curry Educators Association.

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Results are out for school performance standards, known as the Smarter Balanced Assessment, with test scores statewide shifting slightly down from the previous year. Brookings-Harbor School District and Central Curry School District 1 are no different. Both districts are within the scope of …

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is proposing to expand critical habitat for the Southern Resident orca whales over 15,626 square miles in the Pacific Ocean along the West Coast.

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Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley announced on Thursday, Sept. 19, that the Senate Appropriations Committee has passed the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Committee bill, which includes an additional $938 million over last fiscal year to battle homelessness.

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Workers have set up scaffolding and fall prevention barriers around the Brookings City Hall as a $1.2 million seismic retrofit project begins.

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Their work table was littered with shreds of paper, bits of string, beads, paint, sponges and glue. Serious art making was in progress by this group of eight students, ages 6 to 9, who were working on abstract collage self-portraits.

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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A parcel of land near Brookings Regional Airport is being considered as a prime training area for the Brookings Fire Department.

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Electricity was disrupted for an estimated 11,000 Coos-Curry Electric Cooperative customers, from Gold Beach south to the Oregon-California border, from 2:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to utility spokesman Jacob Knudsen.

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Do dogs like golf?

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Weather conditions have changed dramatically from sunny and warm days to rain with isolated thunderstorms.

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The search for Norbert Anthony (Tony) Danztman continues after the 89-year-old Crescent City man walked away from a motel Aug. 30 in Winter, Wisconsin and disappeared.

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Beth Nufer of Brookings and Clem Buzick, of North Dakota, have won the Janome America Best of Show Award with their quilt, Diamond Effervescence, at AQS QuiltWeek - Fall Paducah, KY.

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Work to stabilize a failed slope along Highway 101 northwest of Brookings is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation.

Storms, boat traffic, animal noises and more contribute to the underwater sound environment in the ocean, even in areas considered protected, a new study from Oregon State University shows.

Apparently bracing for a potential strike, Fred Meyer recently posted fliers in their grocery stores seeking replacement workers, offering a pay rate of $15 per hour.

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Highway 199 that connects Highway 101 just outside Crescent City east into Oregon has become one of the deadliest corridors in Oregon, according to new details released this week by the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT).

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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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The Harbor Fire District is moving forward with plans to hire a new fire chief and has appointed a new board commissioner.

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State and local officials have launched a new public awareness campaign in an effort to save lives along one of Southwest Oregon's deadliest highways.

Oregon Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Co-Chair of the House Oceans Caucus and a Member of the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, is applauding the passage of two bipartisan bills to permanently safeguard coasts from oil and gas drilling.

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Editor’s Note: This is The Pilot’s first in a series of “Who We Are” profiles, periodic special reports about the interesting people in our community and the difference they make.

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has ordered flags at all public institutions throughout Oregon to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, Sept. 11 for Patriot Day.

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Organizers of the Coastal Christmas Light Parade are moving forward with the event following approval for an event permit fee waiver by the Brookings City Council.

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An Oregon man faces criminal charges after investigators said he led them on a two-state high speed pursuit that began near Port Orford.

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The Brookings-Harbor class of 2020 began their last, first day of school at about 6:45 a.m. Sept. 4.

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Students attending schools in the Brookings-Harbor School District have something that their schools haven’t offered for 15 years — a School Resource Officer (SRO).

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Oregon Business Magazine has selected Coastal Home Health & Hospice of Brookings as among its 100 best nonprofits to work for in Oregon, said the nonprofit’s marketing manager, Anna Curtis.

Have you ever wondered why your dog behaves a certain way? Here’s a chance to learn the science behind a dog’s behavior and how to critically evaluate different techniques of dog training.