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Posted on: September 21, 2017

LOEB PARK RE-OPENED!

Oregon State Parks has announced that Loeb Park campground and day use area has re-opened and campsites and cabins are once again available for use.  For reservations go to:  http://oregonstateparks.org/index.cfm?do=parkPage.dsp_parkPage...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2017

Surf's Up....Catch a Wave - The Beach Boys Show

Don't miss the last FREE Sunday concert of the season, this Sunday, September 24th, starting at 1 pm!  The Beach Boys tribute band "Catch a Wave" will recreate the look and sound of a live Beach Boys concert circa 1964 to 1969&...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2017

October in Brookings is perfect for a ‘second summer’ coastal getaway

Don’t pack away your flip flops just yet, it’s still summer in Brookings (well second summer, anyway.)

Folks in other areas may be pulling snow shovels out of their sheds, but here on the coast, where the smoke has cleared, October is t...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Smoke Testing and Sewer Survey Work

Wednesday thru Friday, September 20th-22nd from 8 am to 5 pm, inspection crews will be conducting a physical survey of the Brookings Sanitary Sewer System in the area north of Arnold Lane to Harris Beach State Park; east of Hwy 101 in the Harris Heights a...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

City Seeks Applicants to Fill Committee Positions

The City of Brookings is seeking applicants for positions on two committees.

One volunteer position is open on the Parks and Recreation Commission. Parks and Rec Commission meets on the fourth Thursday every other month at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall.

Three volu...

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

How to Contribute to the Fire Relief Effort

Seeking a meaningful way to contribute to the Fire Relief effort?

Donations of food and water are accepted at the Brookings-Harbor Food Bank located at 539 Hemlock Street. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The Food Bank will ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Housing Relief from Wildfire Damage

Oregon Housing and Community Services has a financial assistance program available for those who have lost their homes due to wildfire; you can find more information at  http://www.oregon.gov/ohcs/Pages/wildfire-damage-housing-relief-program.aspx...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2017

Brookings Harbor Community Helpers Emergency Food Bank Extending Hours

The Brookings Harbor Community Helpers Emergency Food Bank is extending its hours, Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to accommodate the needs of people being displaced because of the Chetco Bar Fire...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

Brookings Open for Business

Despite rumors to the contrary, Brookings is open for business.

Planning a trip to or through Brookings in the coming days or weeks, tourists and visitors will find Route 101 (Chetco Avenue inside Brookings city limits) open and fully accessible.

Local busi...

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Railroad Street Road Closures - Closure Dates Modified

Construction work continues on the City of Brookings 60” Storm Drain project.  Starting Tuesday, September 12 thru October 6th, Railroad Street will be closed to thru traffic between Pacific and 5th Streets.  Businesses includi...

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

City Projects Underway

Construction work is underway on four infrastructure projects in Brookings, City Manager Gary Milliman said today.

Work on the Railroad street improvement project is progressing south from Wharf Street and has included underground storm drain work and grad...

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

City Water Use Restrictions Lifted

All mandatory water use curtailment restrictions were lifted today in Brookings as residents were urged to continue to conserve.

“With the immediate threat of the Chetco Bar Fire to the City diminishing, we are now able to return to normal water ...

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

Joint Information Center Opens in Medford

Southwest Oregon is currently experiencing very high fire activity. Multiple wildland fires are burning on more than 138,000 acres of federal and state lands, with the majority of acres burned on Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest lands.  The l...Read on...

Joint Information Center
Posted on: August 28, 2017

City Eases Water Restrictions

Water use restrictions in the City of Brookings were eased today as the threat from the Chetco Bar Fire to the City has diminished.

City Manager Gary Milliman announced that restrictions on landscape irrigation, construction and power washing of buildings ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

City Council Implements Water Curtailment Measures

Due to the Chetco Bar Fire and under authority of Brookings Municipal Code 13.05.250, Brookings City Council has authorized the City Manager and Fire Chief to implement Grade 4 Severe Water Restrictions for the City and all water customers effective immed...

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

Storm Drain Project to Begin

Construction is set to begin August 15 on a project to resolve a recurring flooding problem on Railroad at Fifth Street and on Henry Lane.

The City of Brookings has contracted with McLennan Excavating, Inc. to install a new 60 inch storm drain pipe from th...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

Brookings to Retrofit Water Storage Tanks

Three water storage tanks serving the City of Brookings will be retrofit for earthquake safety using funding from a federal grant approved this week.

The City will receive $407,813 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the project to retr...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Sign Up for City Notifications on Website

Interested in knowing what’s going on in the City? Did you know there’s a quick and easy way to stay informed?

The City of Brookings website offers a feature entitled “Notify Me.” The link is located in the navigatio...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

City Offers Off-Season Event Funding Assistance

The City of Brookings, through its Tourism Promotion Advisory Committee (TPAC), is offering funding  assistance for off-season events for the purpose of promoting tourism.

 Funding assistance of varying levels is available for groups and ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

City Seeks Applicants to Fill Public Art Committee Positions

The City of Brookings is seeking applicants for three Public Art Committee (PAC) positions.

PAC meets every other month on the third Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. at City Hall.

Positions are filled by City Council vote upon recommendation by the Mayor.

Interested a...

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