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4 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Curry County sheriff can be a part of the policing solution: Editorial

John Bishop's resignation this week as Curry County sheriff sends a loud signal to all who care about law enforcement, particularly in Oregon's rural parts: The man decided he couldn't take it anymore.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Gold Beach, OR, Gilliam County, OR, Opinion

Tue Jul 08, 2014

OregonLive.com

Rural policing debate swirls over whether Curry County voters are cheapskates

John Bishop, Curry County sheriff, at his jail in Gold Beach. He has submitted his resignation effective in September, citing the strain on his health of running an underfunded law enforcement agency.

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Related Topix: Gold Beach, OR

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Oregonian

Curry County sheriff, dogged by thin resources, turning in his badge

He has submitted his resignation effective in September, citing the strain on his health of running an underfunded law enforcement agency.

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Related Topix: Gold Beach, OR

Medford Mail Tribune

Groups oppose proposed mining in Smith watershed

Conservation organizations are attempting to derail proposed exploratory drilling that they fear could lead to a nickel strip mining operation in a remote corner of southeast Curry County that has been proposed for federal wilderness protection.

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Related Topix: Rogue River, OR

Wed Jul 02, 2014

KRQE Albuquerque

Officers accept 'ice bucket challenge' for charity

The rules are simple. Law enforcement officers from around the country challenge each other online, to submit themselves to an icy bath.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Oregonian

Health advisory issued for Harris Beach State Park in Curry County

Oregon health authorities warned the public on Thursday that the water at Harris Beach State Park and Mill Beach in Curry County are contaminated with potentially harmful bacteria.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

OregonLive.com

Help wanted, but applicants must be qualified: Editorial Agenda 2014

Health-related jobs are among the most difficult to fill, according to a 2013 survey of Oregon employers.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Harney County, OR, Opinion

OregonLive.com

Floras Lake State Natural Area has Pacific Coast cliffs covered: great hikes

Floras Lake is a sizeable dunes lake, popular for windsurfing because of predictable afternoon "breezes" _ which may feel like a hurricane on some days, or not blow at all on others.

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Related Topix: Bandon, OR, Langlois, OR, Travel

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Cal Coast News

Arroyo Grande man arrested for sexual assault

Officers arrested an Arroyo Grande man Sunday on charges of sexual assault and sodomy after a 12-hour standoff in Curry County Oregon.

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Sun Jun 15, 2014

The Oregonian

Brookings man barricaded in a room tazed several times to end 12-hour standoff

A 12-hour standoff in Brookings ended early Sunday morning after police used tear gas and tazers on a man who barricaded himself in a backroom.

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Related Topix: Brookings, OR

Sat Jun 14, 2014

KCBY-TV Coos Bay

Hwy 101 closed in Brookings while SWAT handles standoff

State Police closed down Highway 101 in Brookings Saturday night while law enforcement worked to handle a standoff.

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Related Topix: Brookings, OR

Tue Jun 10, 2014

The Oregonian

Gold Beach woman drowns in Rogue River after going in after a Frisbee

The Curry County Sheriff's Office says a woman has drowned in the Rogue River after going in to retrieve a Frisbee.

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Related Topix: Gold Beach, OR, Rogue River, OR

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