A Malheur County circuit court judge has overturned the 2011 manslaughter conviction of Nicholas McGuffin in the death of teenager Leah Freeman. After a trial for post-conviction relief last August, Sr Judge Patricia Sullivan rendered a decision last Friday finding that the Oregon State Police laboratory violated McGuffin’s constitutional rights when it failed to provide […]
According to a Coquille Police Department press release and as previously reported here, officers investigated a complaint of animal neglect at a N Baxter residence located near the courthouse. The apartment in question was found full of trash and animal feces spread throughout every room and officers were overwhelmed by the stench. Police were unable […]
Coquille Police have opened a full investigation into a case of severe animal neglect at a Baxter Street duplex. Around 10PM last evening, after repeated complaints from neighbors, police rescued a severely malnourished dog living amidst its own waste for as long as a month. Chief Janice Blue was on the scene and took possession […]
The City of Coquille voted to impose a 5% tax on medical marijuana and 10% on recreational marijuana sold within the city limits if and when the State legalizes marijuana dispensaries. Measure 91 legalizes the use and tightly regulated sale of marijuana to adults 21 and over if it passes in November. The city tax […]
It may come as no surprise that ever since Jean Ivey, editor of The Sentinel, made a failed attempt to sabotage the Coquille School District LP-FM radio license application earlier this year, she and I haven’t gotten along. Actually the rift started much earlier but for the most part I try to ignore her and […]
Google street view makes it to Coquille
The purpose of this post is to make clear that despite assertions made by some of the board members of OC, the school district application is a good thing for the schools, the community and is in no way responsible for OC’s engineering error or its dismissal by the FCC
The Coquille School District and Winter Lakes High School expect to use the LPFM station to advance existing educational programs.
many thanks to deputy district attorney, Sarah Lundstedt for a case well fought and to Judge Barron for demonstrating both caution and wisdom.
I say bang some pots together in the car, on the street, at the market, take some pots with you! Where ever you are at Noon next Saturday the 13th bang some pots together. Here are the top 10 reasons to make some noise: Jobs 2. Real democracy 4. culture 5. Economy for the people 6. […]