Four of 15 competitors will compete for the title of Bay Area Teen Idol Saturday, Sept. 20 in Coos Bay. Bay Area Teen Idol features contestants from Coos and Western Douglas County ages 13 to 18.
Authorities say a driver has been cited after a truck hauling lumber products crashed at an Umpqua River bridge in southern Oregon, leaving the truck trailer hanging over the bridge railing above the waterway.
The state Bureau of Labor and Industries says more than 140,000 Oregon workers will get a pay raise when the minimum wage goes up the first of the year.
Family and friends of Lori Lynn Rothrock, the victim in Tuesday's homicide at a Roseburg convenience store, are still trying to cope with her death as suspect John Joseph Flannigan is arraigned via video conference from the Douglas County jail Wednesday.
One of the largest festivals on the Oregon coast is taking place this weekend in Coos Bay. The festival events start after the Prefontaine Memorial Run on Saturday.
Coos County is gearing up for the November general election and the voter registration deadline is October 14th. Ballots will be mailed out starting October 17th.
Curry County voters turned down a levy in Tuesday’s special election that would have increased property taxes to fund jail operations in the county. The unofficial results show the levy failing, with 57% voting it down.
A Coos Bay man suffered serious injuries after a car crash Monday night in Lane County, but nobody found him until the next morning. He was lifeflighted to Sacred Heart Medical Center where he is being treated for his injuries.
A Klamath Falls man convicted of striking and injuring his infant son earlier this year has been sentenced to seven years in prison.
Police officials are warning Bay Area residents to be on the lookout for fake paper money in the North Bend-Coos Bay area. North Bend Police say there have been four reports of counterfeit 20-dollar bills in the area since Monday, and officials say they appear to be good fakes.
The teenager accused of raping a woman near Autzen Stadium Saturday night was visiting Eugene to watch the Oregon Ducks game Saturday with a group of 12 other juveniles and four supervising adults, the Washington County Juvenile Department said.
Marshfield High School's Heritage Hall is about to be opened to the public thanks to months of hard work and support from donors.
Reported cases of polio are down 99% since the 1980s, and local Rotary groups are doing what they can to push that number to 100.
A fire in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest about 15 miles west of Grants Pass grew to nearly 3 square miles, or about 2,000 acres.
Armed law enforcement officers arrested a homicide suspect Tuesday afternoon after police found a woman dead at the Fast Stop convenience store earlier that morning, Roseburg Police said.