While unemployment rates in southern Oregon remain higher than on a statewide level, jobless levels continue to decrease throughout the region. County employment figures for December, 2013 were released Monday morning.Read More »
A Coos County jury took less than 30 minutes to find a North Bend man guilty of murder in the shooting death of his disabled wife.
The World (http://is.gd/2aU5GU ) newspaper reports Wayne Hagner will be sentenced Feb. 3.Read More »
A miner who fell to his death from a southern Oregon cliff has been identified as a Vancouver, Wash., man.
A Josephine County Sheriff's deputy told the Grants Pass Daily Courier (http://is.gd/wswGU4 ) that 59-year-old Charles Hindenburg and a friend had been working a gold claim on Silver Creek, about 25 miles northwest of Grants Pass.
The men were hauling equipment up a cliff FrRead More »
The Curry County planning commission has extended the public comment period for a proposed golf course near Port Orford.
The World newspaper of Coos Bay (http://is.gd/Olw69N ) reports the decision to extend the period by two weeks came at the request of two environmental groups.
The Pacific Gales Golf Course would be built between Cape Blanco and the city limits of Port Orford.Read More »