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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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Tue Jul 08, 2014
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.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
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.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
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.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Sun Jun 15, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Jun 10, 2014
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.