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Lakeside City Council special meeting agenda

Jul 22, 2014 No Comments Print

The Lakeside City Council will hold a Special Meeting at Lakeside City Hall, 915 North Lake Road, Lakeside, Oregon, at 7:00 p.m., on Thursday, July 24, 2014. The Special meeting is to hold a supplemental budget hearing for the 2014-2015 Fiscal Year and consider additional items listed. CALL TO ORDER: PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: NEW BUSINESS: 1. […]

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City of Lakeside turns down social gambling, again

Jul 21, 2014 4 Comments Print

For the second time this year “social gaming” was discussed at a Lakeside City Council meeting. The first time the council moved forward with a draft ordinance to allow gaming, but then failed to pass it. At the regular July council meeting Judy Vaughn and Terry Mason requested Lakeside’s permission to have poker tournaments at individual homes. […]

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Coos County Master Gardeners award scholarships

Jul 21, 2014 No Comments Print

Congratulations go out to several local students who are the recipients of scholarships awarded by the Coos County Master Gardener Association (CCMGA) for this coming college term. Each year the Coos County Chapter reaches out to our local high schools looking for exceptional students who intend to follow agricultural or horticultural studies in college. This […]

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Economic Development meeting agenda

Jul 21, 2014 No Comments Print

The Economic Development Forum will meet at Ospry Point, July 23, at 6 p.m. Call to order Pledge Minutes New Business: A Signage Old Business: A. Beach update B. RC Track update Committee Reports: A. Brew Fest B. Spring & Summer C. Arts & Culture D. Fall & Winter

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Update: Investigation into officer-involved shooting in Reedsport

Jul 18, 2014 No Comments Print

The Douglas County Major Crimes Team, led by Oregon State Police (OSP) Criminal Investigations Division, is continuing the investigation into Thursday afternoon’s officer-involved shooting in Reedsport. The man shot by a law enforcement officer is still being treated at a local hospital and no officers present were injured. Updated information authorized for release indicates on […]

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“Streets of Scarecrows” sponsored by the Lakeside Chamber of Commerce

Jul 13, 2014 No Comments Print

The Lakeside Chamber of Commerce will be having a fun promotional event which we are calling “Streets of Scarecrows” from September 1, through October 31, 2014. The Chamber will have two sided banners for the 16 street poles with hangers, signs on our highway posts and a display on our Eighth Street banner poles near the […]

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Golf carts in Lakeside under discussion

Jul 12, 2014 1 Comment Print

The Lakeside City Council at the June regular meeting asked City Recorder/Manager Kelling, to look into the use of golf carts by local Lakeside citizens, on the streets of Lakeside. On Thursday evening, at 6 pm, a group of approximately twenty-five people gathered in front of Lakeside City Hall for a discussion with Coos County […]

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Lakeside Planning Commission report

Jul 12, 2014 No Comments Print

As stated by James Edwards at the regular July Lakeside City Council meeting: According to City Recorder/Manager Curtis Kelling, two of the most common complaints that come into his office are, R.V’s being used for residential occupancy, and animals and fowl being kept in residential zoning. Therefore, we decided it may be time to review […]

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Coos County Master Gardeners at County Fair

Jul 07, 2014 No Comments

The Coos County Master Gardeners are at the County Fair again this year. The main focus of the Master Gardener booth will be “Invasive Species – What Not to Plant”. Master Gardeners will offer helpful suggestions on what are more appropriate plants to replace those species that the Oregon Invasive Species Council consider noxious. For instance, the Buddleia […]

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Fourth of July holiday OSP reporting

Jul 07, 2014 No Comments

TRAFFIC FATALITY COUNTY INCREASED TO 3 – POST-FOURTH OF JULY HOLIDAY REPORTING PERIOD INFORMATION News Release from Oregon State Police Preliminary information indicates 3 people died in three separate traffic crashes in Oregon during the 78-hour 2014 Fourth of July holiday period between 6:00 p.m., July 3, and 11:59 p.m., July 6. Two fatal crashes […]

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