Coburg

Wastewater Treatment Installed in Coburg

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COBURG, Ore. — After years of at times heated debate the wait is over in Coburg. Tuesday night city, county and state leaders held a ribbon cutting ceremony at Coburg City Hall to celebrate the opening of its Wastewater Treatment Plant, a $26 million project giving the community clean water. Coburg is one of the … Continue reading »

Baby Delivered At Fire Station

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COBURG,Ore.– One eager baby just couldn’t wait to be born and it led to a surprise delivery at the Coburg Fire Station. It happened last month, but the family is just now sharing their story. On October 17, a Harrisburg couple raced to McKenzie Willamette Medical Center after Amanda Jensen’s water broke. But they never … Continue reading »

Living River Celebration Kicks Off

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COBURG, Ore. — Crews are getting ready for this weekend’s Living River Celebration at Green Island near Coburg. It’s where the Willamette and McKenzie rivers come together. The McKenzie River Trust is holding its annual, free event. There will be tree climbing, birding, self-guiding walks, canoeing, and Ninkasi beer and music. “This is an opportunity … Continue reading »

Sprinklers Douse Fire in Paint Booth

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EUGENE, Ore. — A close call at the Coburg Industrial Park. Crews responded to Carry on Trailers a little after seven Thursday night to check a fire alarm. They found smoke inside the building. Luckily the building has sprinklers, and they extinguished the flames. Even so, crews had plenty of work to do. “We had to … Continue reading »

Coburg Child Wanders Away From Home

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COBURG, Ore. — Oregon State Police are urging parents to keep a close eye on their kids after troopers found a girl with Downs Syndrome wandering around Coburg. Police said just after 10:30 a.m. Saturday an 8-year-old girl wandered into a Coburg antique store. OSP said they canvassed the neighborhood for about an hour before … Continue reading »

Coburg Residents React to Recall Results

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COBURG, Ore. — Residents hope things will settle down in Coburg after a recall effort to oust the mayor and two councilors failed. At least 65 percent of votes in all three races were in favor of keeping the leaders in office. A Coburg resident started the recall campaign, accusing two city council members of … Continue reading »

Coburg Recall Efforts Fail

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Coburg, Ore. — A recall effort that included Coburg Mayor Jae Pudewell and two city councilors did not earn voter approval. At least 65% of voters in all three race voted to keep the the current administration. This all centered around the city’s wastewater project. A resident accused the mayor and two councilors of mismanaging … Continue reading »

Coburg Recall Election

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COBURG, Ore. — The City of Coburg is awaiting the final tallies in a recall election Tuesday, after a resident filed a petition to get rid of the mayor and two city councilors. It all started after a resident filed paperwork claiming two city councilors mis-managed money for a wastewater project and that the mayor … Continue reading »

Car Battery Explosion Injures Man

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COBURG, Ore. — A man is in the hospital after a car battery exploded in his face. The incident happened at Reed’s Fuel and Trucking around noon Tuesday. Coburg firefighters say the man was taken to Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend, with burns to his face. Shop supervisor Troy Corwin says he’s the president … Continue reading »

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