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  1. Curry County to seek help with Port Orford storm damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Oregonian

    A Curry County official says county leaders plan to ask the governor to declare a state of emergency to help deal with damage to the port of Port Orford from last weekend's storm. Smith says waves washing over the dock caused an estimated $400,000 in damages to buildings, including a restaurant, fish buyer facilities, and port offices.

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  2. 8 things you should know about helicopter spraying of weed killers on Oregon timberlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    The Bell OH-58A helicopter used by pilot Steven Owen that sprayed Curry County residents in October 2013. And for years, their complaints were dismissed or ignored by the responsible Oregon agencies, an investigation by The Oregonian found.

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  3. In Oregon, helicopters spray weed killers near people under West Coast's weakest protectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... lawmakers after a helicopter pilot repeatedly flew over homes while spraying outside Gold Beach last October. Curry County residents standing outside said they felt chemicals land on their faces. Twenty complained. The pilot's spraying license was ...

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  4. Unemployment rates, mapped; weed killer complaints ignored by state: business news briefingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... percent, to 4,424. -- AP The Oregonian found that the state botched investigations and dismissed concerns from Curry County residents worried they'd been exposed to weed killers. Problems festered until a 2013 spray that drew 20 complaints. In the ...

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  5. Oregon agencies blew off complaints, red flags before helicopter sprayed weed killers on residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... Complaints went ignored until last October, when the state finally got so many it had to do something. Twenty Curry County residents reported being sprayed by a helicopter flying overhead. One man reported feeling the chemicals land on his face. The ...

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  6. Norris v. Manufacturing LLCRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | FindLaw

    ... authorization. Mattiza v. Foster, 311 Or 1, 803 P.2d 723 (1990); see also Menasha Forest Products Corp. v. Curry County Title, 350 Or 81, 88, 249 P3d 1265 (2011). UFTA does not explicitly provide for an award of attorney fees. For the first time on ...

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  7. Big wave warning in So. Oregon, 6 to 8 foot or higher for NorCalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Redwood Times

    ... can be reached at 707-443-6484 (http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/eka/). ORZ021-022-101715- SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST-CURRY COUNTY COAST- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COOS BAY...NORTH BEND...REEDSPORT... BANDON...PORT ORF ...

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  8. State police: Trophy elk illegally taken in Curry CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | KCBY-TV Coos Bay

    ... while serving search warrants September 24. Troopers cited Dale J. Gilbert Stone Barker, 32, to appear in Curry County Circuit Court for Exceeding the Bag Limit for Big Game - Elk, and in Coos County Circuit Court for Unlawful Possession of Big Game ...

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  9. State police: Trophy elk illegally taken in Curry CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    ... while serving search warrants September 24. Troopers cited Dale J. Gilbert Stone Barker, 32, to appear in Curry County Circuit Court for Exceeding the Bag Limit for Big Game - Elk, and in Coos County Circuit Court for Unlawful Possession of Big Game ...

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  10. London mining company loses initial bid to drill for nickel on Oregon-California borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | SFGate

    ... the decision and still has mining claims over thousands of acres of forest lands, including Baldface Creek, in Curry County, Ore., which flows into the Smith and helps maintain one of the most abundant natural salmon runs in California. The company ...

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  11. Voter assisted suicideRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2014 | Ridenbaugh Press

    ... same attributes apply if an entire county died by its own hand? We're about to find out. Voters in Oregon's Curry County seem determined to end life on this planet and set sail for an unknown destination in the afterlife. Try as they might, ...

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  12. Josephine County citizens becoming crime scene investigators to bolster thin police ranksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... significantly in many locales. Polk County, for example, has no deputy on duty at night. Earlier this week, Curry County voters rejected yet another tax proposal, this one to keep open the remote coastal county's jail. Dugas has lived in Cave ...

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  13. Just-right minimum wage; Curry County's last chance: Editorial peaks and valleysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    In the past 17 months, Curry County voters have rejected three different options for raising taxes to help fund the Sheriff's Office and county jail. Editor's note: Starting today, each Friday we will offer short editorial comments on some of the peaks and valleys of the past week.

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  14. Curry County tax levy to fund jail voted downRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | KCBY-TV Coos Bay

    Curry County voters turned down a levy in Tuesday's special election that would have increased property taxes to fund jail operations in the county.

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  15. Oregon County Voters Say 'No,' Again; West Virginia's Data LawsuitRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | Government Executive

    CURRY COUNTY, Oregon: On Tuesday night, voters in a cash-strapped county in the southwest corner of the state rejected another proposed tax increase that officials said was necessary to keep the local jail open. As The Associated Press reports that "Curry is among several timber counties in southwestern Oregon struggling to pay for basic services such as law enforcement as voters refuse to raise their taxes to fill the gap from declining federal timber revenues."

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  16. Curry County voters again reject measure that would have kept jails openRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | The Oregonian

    Voters in southern Oregon's Curry County on Tuesday rejected a measure that would have doubled their property tax rate to raise $1.6 million a year for three years. The proposal was another in the county's efforts to keep its jail open.

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  17. Oregon's Curry County votes on doubling property tax to keep jail open, or notRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | The Oregonian

    Curry County voters will consider a measure to double their property tax rate to raise $1.6 million a year for three years, another in the county's efforts to keep its jail open. Curry County is among several timber counties in southwestern Oregon struggling to pay for basic services like law enforcement as voters refuse to raise their taxes to fill the gap from declining federal timber revenues.

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  18. Curry Co. voters asked for funds to keep jail openRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Curry County voters will consider a measure to double their property tax rate to raise $1.6 million a year for three years, another in the county's efforts to keep its jail open. Curry is among several timber counties in southwestern Oregon struggling to pay for basic services like law enforcement as voters refuse to raise their taxes to fill the gap from declining federal timber revenues.

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  19. Oregon Residents Challenge the State "Right-to-Farm" LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | The Progressive

    A group of residents of the Cedar Valley area near Gold Beach in Curry County, Oregon say their properties were doused with pesticides by a helicopter aiming for privately-owned timberlands last October. In what has been called a " severe sanction ," the pesticide applicator and the aerial spray company he owns have been fined $10,000 each by the state and had their pesticide licenses suspended for a year for providing false information that misled investigators.

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  20. To Catch a SalmonRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2013 | AltWeeklies

    ... behind if high-speed broadband efforts don't light up the dark fiber in their towns. More than 30 people in Curry County, Ore. say a helicopter dripping pesticides over their rural homes sickened them and their animals last October. Under Oregon ...

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