Local & Regional News

Local & Regional Water main project starts this week
The Coos Bay-North Bend Water Board will begin construction of a new water main on Madrona Street between California Avenue and Virginia Avenue in North Bend the week of July 21.
Local & Regional Coos Bay firm admits ripping off military for $10 million Coos Bay firm admits ripping off military for $10 million
The owner and four employees of a Coos Bay business pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the United States by selling $10 million worth of knock-off parts to the Department of Defense, including parts intended to keep the rotors on military helicopters.
Local & Regional Reedsport seeks way forward on levee Reedsport seeks way forward on levee
The City of Reedsport is looking at ways to bring its storm water system up to federal standards, including the levee that protects much of the town from flooding.
Local & Regional Map showing US earthquake danger updated Map showing US earthquake danger updated(Photo Gallery)
The U.S. Geological Survey updated Thursday its national seismic hazard maps for the first time since 2008, taking into account research from the devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami off the Japanese coast and the surprise 2011 Virginia temblor.