Coos Bay proclamation
The proclamation of Indigenous Peoples’ Day is a step toward healing, one Coquille Tribal member says.
University of Oregon event
Coquille Tribal Chief Jason Younker and tribal Vice Chair Jon Ivy participated in Indigenous Peoples’ Day activities at the University of Oregon.
The Register Guard
Salmon bake supports health care
The Coquille Tribe put on a traditional salmon bake as part of the Oregon Wine Experience fundraiser for the Asanta Foundation and Children’s Miracle Network in Medford.
Oregon Wine Press
Mill-Luck Salmon Festival returns
Coos Bay World, Sept. 19, 2022
Coquille finally get hunting rights
Coquille Indian Tribe members have their first subsistence hunting opportunities in five southwest Oregon counties under a new state agreement.
Medford Mail Tribune, Sept. 13, 2022
A bass derby volunteer uses an electronic scanner on an angler’s catch. The scanner spots implanted microchips that are redeemable for cash prizes. The big ones are still out there
More than 1,500 predatory bass were removed from the Coquille River during Labor Day Weekend. But two elusive fish worth $1,000 are still waiting to be caught.
KPIC, Sept. 5, 2022
The Coos Bay World, Sept. 12, 2022
Casting for cash
The Coquille Indian Tribe donated $1,000 to lure participants for a smallmouth bass derby. It’s part of an effort to reduce invasive predators that gobble baby salmon.
The Coos Bay World, Aug. 30, 2022
State OKs emergency Coquille Chinook hatchery
ODFW and the Coquille Indian Tribe will cooperatively implement an emergency fall Chinook hatchery program for the Coquille River to boost natural production of this severely depressed stock of fish while other steps are taken to reverse its decline. (ODFW press release)
Northwest Sportsman, Aug. 7, 2022
Senate bill funds salmon conservation
Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have secured funding for the 2023 Senate Appropriations bills for essential community projects.
Pending a agreement with the House, the bill would provide $750,000 for Coquille River salmon conservation.
Coos Bay World, Aug. 9, 2022
KCBY, Aug. 5, 2022
KEZI, Aug. 3, 2022
Electrified boat will target salmon predators
A grant-funded electrofishing boat will help combat invasive bass in the Coquille River.
KEZI, Aug. 3, 2022
Coos Bay World, Aug. 8, 2022
KLCC, Aug. 10, 2022