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The Curry County Fair Board approved a contract agreement to host the Coastal Legends event during a grueling five-and-a-half-hour fair board meeting on Friday, Jan. 17.

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A report addressing the annual state of Curry County is now available online as both a video and a Word document in PDF format.

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A crowd of nearly 75 thumbed their noses at Saturday’s cold wind and threat of rain to participate in the Curry County Triple Women’s March in downtown Brookings.  

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The City of Brookings said it has taken steps to clean up the city’s parks by removing large quantities of trash.

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South Coast Tours has a new boat and some big plans for the upcoming tourism season. Their 27-foot, 225 horsepower Honda motorized Bombard Explorer boat will add to the company’s portfolio of outdoor adventures.

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A financial settlement for a grass fire that ignited at a youth camp and started the Lobster Creek Fire on July 1, 2018 has been reached regarding costs that had been billed to Curry County, according to a Jan. 10 press release by Curry County Commissioner Court Boice.

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Plans for this year’s Fourth of July fireworks display and celebration at the Port of Brookings Harbor are at a crossroads, with the popular celebration’s future uncertain.

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Grocery Outlet has announced that the store’s new location at 906 Chetco Ave. in Brookings will be open Jan. 30.

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A group of five fishermen from across southern Oregon has petitioned the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission (ODFW) to make a temporary rule change restricting all harvesting of wild winter steelhead in the entire Oregon Southwest Zone, effective with the 2020 season.

It’s the time of year when we’re gearing up for winter, including the crews with the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT).

Curry County commissioners voted 2-1 on Wednesday to affirm a county planning commission denial of a Pistol River gravel extraction conditional-use permit filed last spring by Ron Adams.

Patients of Crescent City’s Sutter Coast Hospital, a subsidiary of not-for-profit Sutter Health, headquartered in Sacramento, may well have more billing and pricing options thanks to the resolution of a class-action lawsuit that has been percolating in the courts for more than five years.

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Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley packed the house at a Curry County town hall in Port Orford on Jan. 2.

An appeal of the Curry County Planning Commission’s denial of a conditional-use permit for a Pistol River gravel extraction proposal is on the agenda for a 9 a.m. county commissioners’ meeting Wednesday at the Courthouse Annex in Gold Beach.

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In July, citizens gathered at the Southwestern Oregon Community College (SWOCC) satellite campus in Brookings to voice their concerns about the future of the campus. The Pilot attended that public meeting.

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Now, you can enjoy a “Happy Buzz” - a sunny, uplifting, pine pollen drink.

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Monarchs from Brookings are making a big impression, as the butterflies are being counted in overwintering areas of California.

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You’ve seen those plastic shopping bags riding our coastal breezes, aloft in the air, often floating down onto bushes and beaches.

Gold Beach Police Chief Tracy Wood celebrated his two-year anniversary on the job Dec. 23. But he’s certainly not a newcomer to the department or to Gold Beach.

More than 90% of the Del Norte Teachers Association’s members voted Dec. 18 to authorize the union’s executive board to call a strike if a contract settlement is not reached.

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Thousands of gray whales are making their annual migration south along the Oregon and California coasts, promising to attract plenty of visitors.

Some Curry County fees went up, others went down following passage of a resolution by the county commissioners during a public hearing Dec. 18.

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Curry County Fair Board members are scrambling to ensure the fair will go on after the resignation of Event Center on the Beach manager Nikki Sparks.

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Editor's Note: The following is the second installment of The Pilot's continuing coverage of the community discussion concerning special districts. Join the conversation, post your comments on this story at currypilot.com.

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The rain showers and cold temperatures Saturday evening didn’t sway dozens of children, parents and other community members from attending the annual Coastal Christmas Light Parade and Santa Party.

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The “green building,” at 16320 Lower Harbor Rd., may be mostly removed, but it keeps giving Port of Brookings Harbor commissioners something to talk about.

Delegates from Crescent City’s Japanese sister city Rikuzentakata visited here for the purpose of attending women’s empowerment workshops, observing educational strategies and furthering the two cities’ relationship.

Coastline Neighbors threw a holiday reception on Dec. 4 to present gifts valued at more than $1,100 for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Curry County to give to local foster families and kids.