COOS BAY, Ore. (KMTR) - A major sinkhole was identified Monday, June 17 at the intersection of 4th and Curtis intersection. The sinkhole is very large at approximately 20 feet long by X 15 feet wide X 8 feet deep. City of Coos bay crews will be investigating the cause of the sinkhole, most likely a collapsed storm drain pipe.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AAA) - "Gas prices on the West Coast and nationwide are drifting lower this week as many regional supply and distribution issues have been resolved. The national average for regular unleaded loses two-and-a-half cents this week to $3.61 a gallon, while the Oregon average falls three cents to $3.81," AAA Oregon/Idaho Public Affairs Director Marie Dodds says. "Oregon
MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) — Fire officials in California say an unattended campfire near a main route into Yosemite National Park has grown into a blaze that has led to the evacuations of 800 homes and 1,500 people. More than 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze in windy and dry conditions. The fire, which started Sunday, is six miles northeast of
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Stanley Cup finals' Game 3 drew the most viewers for the NHL on NBC Sports Network since the cable channel started televising the league in 2006. The Bruins' 2-0 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday night averaged just over 4 million viewers, topping the 3.96 million for Boston's overtime victory in Game 2. It's
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — In a bid to kick start Jamaica's chronically stagnant economy, the Caribbean country is wooing its citizens living abroad to invest in the island of their birth. On Tuesday, hundreds of entrepreneurs and other Jamaican expatriates mingled with government officials and local business leaders, brainstorming ways to boost growth and development. The sessions were part of
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A Brazilian congressional human rights committee on Thursday approved legislation that would allow psychologists to treat homosexuality as a disorder or pathology. The commission is led by evangelical pastor Marco Feliciano of the Social Christian Party, who has been accused of homophobia and enraged activists by calling AIDS a "gay cancer" in a tweet. His appointment