Category Archives: Curry Coastal Pilot

Business: Asian trade connection to benefit Curry County

Curry County businesses and products are getting worldwide exposure, thanks to the latest state trade delegation to Asia. Governor Kate Brown and a state trade delegation has returned to Oregon following a two week made mission in Japan and South Korea. The Oregon Travel Commission, doing business as Travel Oregon, helps coordinate such trade missions. […]
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New Watermasters: Changes in Coos, Curry

The Oregon Water Resources Department is shifting watermaster responsibilities on the South Coast in order to more effectively serve the public with limited resources, distribute workloads across the state, and better support staff in their water management and distribution efforts. Source: New Watermasters: Changes in Coos, Curry | News |

Photos / Winter: ODOT prepares

It’s that time of year when we all get ready for winter, including the crews with the Oregon Department of Transportation. The following is a conversation with ODOT’s public relations spokesman Gary Leaming about the agency’s winter preparations and who crews will work to keep roads open and safe. Source: Photos / Winter: ODOT prepares […]
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Business: Oregon’s jobless rate holding steady

The Oregon Employment Department reports the unemployment rate for September and October held steady at 4.1 percent. Source: Business: Oregon’s jobless rate holding steady | News |

Wildfire: Curry County fire danger grows

Strong east winds are causing wildfire danger levels to climb, according to the Coos Forest Protection Association. Source: Wildfire: Curry County fire danger grows | News |

Trade Mission: Gov. Brown to visit Asia

Oregon Governor Kate Brown is preparing an Oregon trade mission to Asia to promote foreign investment in Oregon, Oregon goods, and tourism. Source: Trade Mission: Gov. Brown to visit Asia | News |

To Your Health: State Health Authority urges flu vaccines

People who get vaccinated not only protect themselves but may also protect those around them. People at higher risk of severe illness include babies and young children, adults older than 65, pregnant women, and those with chronic medical conditions or weak immune systems. “Healthy adults who get vaccinated help prevent the flu from spreading quickly. […]
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Roadkill: Cuisine, or no thanks?

California has passed legislation joining the 27 states, including Oregon, that have approved bills allowing motorists to salvage game animals killed by vehicles. Oregon’s “Roadkill Bill” SB 372, passed unanimously by both Oregon State chambers in 2017, and went into effect on January 1 this year. So has the new law become the latest version […]
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Environment: Offshore wind — Blowing smoke or economic benefit?

What if the next big energy industry is right in our backyards? Creates thousands of family-wage jobs that will last forever? And for which the Oregon Coast already has the infrastructure in place? Source: Environment: Offshore wind — Blowing smoke or economic benefit? | News Paid |

Vaping Concerns: 2nd related death in Oregon

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is issuing a public health warning urging people to immediately stop using all vaping products following the second vaping-related death in the state. Source: Vaping Concerns: 2nd related death in Oregon