Curry County Newswire (Page 2)

Curry County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Curry County, OR. (Page 2)

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  1. PoliticsRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    GOLD BEACH, Ore. - Curry County, Oregon, fired a worker for refusing to do political work for commissioners on county time, and her boss told her "she will need to work on putting herself in situations where she will not witness unethical behavior," the whistleblower claims in Curry County Court.


  2. Stranded man rescued near BrookingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    The Curry County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team helped to save a person stranded on a rock at Harris Beach State Park on Saturday. The Curry County Sheriff's Office said they received a report of a man who was stuck on a small ledge roughly 50 feet the ground at around 5:40 p.m. The CCSO said that around 8:21 p.m. a rope system was set up and crews were able to rappel down the face of the rock, harness the stranded man, and lower him safely down to the beach.


  3. Body of third plane crash victim recoveredRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    According to Curry County Sheriff John Ward, Merker's body was found around 11:00 Sunday morning in 55 feet of water off the coast of Brookings. Merker was the last of three passengers to be recovered from a plane crash on July 4th near Brookings.


  4. Country at the CapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 |

    ... Blanco Country Music Festival. But this will be the festival's last year near Sixes at the northern end of Curry County. The event will be held at the Expo Center in Central Point, Oregon next year and will be re-named Country Crossings, said ...


  5. Search for third plane crash victim temporarily suspendedRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    It's not clear when the search will resume for the body of 17-year-old Ryan Merker, who was killed in a plane crash off the coast of Brookings nearly a month ago. On Sunday, Curry County Sheriff John Ward told NBC5 News that the conditions are still treacherous on the water.


  6. County fairs in Oregon are timeless funRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | The Oregonian

    ... and the last one is in Harney County from September 6-11. While you're planning that scenic road trip to the Curry County (August 24-27), Wallowa County (August 6-13) or Malheur County (August 2-6) fairs, take a nostalgic trip through our archives ...


  7. Bodies found near plane wreck offshore of BrookingsRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2016 |

    ... until they can confirm it with the mortuary. Family members of those lost in the wreck have been notified, said Curry County Sheriff John Ward.


  8. Plane wreckage, body found off Brookings coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    ... It crashed into the ocean just north of Brookings for an unknown reason, presumably killing all three. Curry County Sheriff John Ward says a positive id has not yet been made, "Once we had him on board, they went back down, searched around, was not ...


  9. Search for missing plane near BrookingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    ... The plane was carrying three Grants Pass residents that went into the ocean the night of the Fourth of July. Curry County Sheriff John Ward tells NBC5 News crews went back to the area Tuesday morning and spent four hours on the water, but ocean ...


  10. Four arrested after vehicle pursuit in Curry CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    According to the Curry County Sheriff's Department, on Tuesday a citizen in Port Orford said he witnessed a stolen vehicle out of Medford near Hamlet Street. An initial search of the area for the vehicle was unsuccessful.


  11. Weather hampers search for missing planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    ... fly around a little bit but as you can see behind me it's not conducive to flying," said John Ward, sheriff for Curry County. Crews from the Curry, Josephine and Klamath County Sheriff's offices are all searching the coast, using a Klamath County ...


  12. Scholarships set up in memory of missing plane passengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    ... to have crashed into the Pacific Ocean, as debris has been found at beaches near Brookings. The Josephine and Curry County Sheriff's Offices are continuing to search for the plane and the missing men after the Coast Guard called off their search. ...


  13. Coast Guard suspends search for Oregon plane crash victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | UPI

    ... eral helicopters and a patrol boat, covered 540 square miles of the Pacific Ocean. The Civil Air Patrol and the Curry County, Ore., Sheriff's Office were also involved in the search, which began Tuesday morning; it was suspended about 12 hours later.


  14. Coast Guard halts search for 3 aboard downed aircraftRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2016 | The Gazette

    ... elicopter, plane and boat failed to find the aircraft, which had been flying from Brookings to Grants Pass. The Curry County Sheriff's Office and the Civil Air Patrol also participated.


  15. Coast Guard searching for 3 after clue found to missing planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... t from Brookings to Grants Pass. The Coast Guard is searching by helicopter, plane and while personnel from the Curry County Sheriff's Office and Civil Air Patrol are also searching.


  16. Plane carrying G.P. residents reported missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    ... son Max and friend Ryan Merker. Larry Graves, the manager of Josephine County Airports, said the Coast Guard, Curry County Sheriff's Office and private pilots are all helping in the ongoing search. Note: By commenting below you agree to abide by the ...


  17. Employment numbers increase throughout southern Oregon areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | KOBI NBC5

    Jackson County alone added 900 jobs in May. Seasonal hiring in construction, leisure and hospitality accounted for much of the boost. Government employment added nearly half of the 330 jobs in Coos County in May and Curry County employment rose by 170 jobs, also with nearly half from leisure and hospitality gains.


  18. FEMA awards Port of Brookings more than $400K for dredgingRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    Boaters at Port of Brookings in Curry County will be navigating deeper waters thanks to a $416,250 disaster recovery grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Damage to the harbor, the busiest recreational port in Oregon, resulted from severe weather of December 10, 2015.


  19. A rosy audit with some dark findings: Editorial Agenda 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 |

    ... percentage of untaxable land in state or federal ownership, and the collapse of resource-extraction economies. Curry County's profile, for one, shows several built-in challenges: Its land area of 1,648 square miles is 66 percent federal, 22 percent ...


  20. Oregon Coast Guide: What to eat, drink and do this summer on the coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Oregonian

    ... the best coastal cliffs : The north end of the Oregon coast gets all the credit, but if you head down south to Curry County you'll discover some of our best hikes in on the Pacific. Oregon's sliver of giant redwoods : Giant redwoods are usually ...