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Southern Oregon

Fed county timber payments in Ore. drop from $68M to $5M

Fed county timber payments in Ore. drop from $68M to $5MForest Service payments to Oregon counties drop from $67.9 million to $5.9 million; California, from $35.6 million to $8.7 million; Idaho, from $28.3 million to $2 million; Washington, from $21.5 million to $2.1 million; and Montana, from $21.3 million to $2 million.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Grant's Getaways

Grant's Getaways: All Things Shiny

Grant's Getaways: All Things ShinyOregon's winter months offer a roller coast ride of sorts in the great Oregon outdoors; when wind and rain are often followed by stunning sunny days.
  • Grant's Getaways
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Central Coast

Newly painted Ore. lighthouse almost ready for tours

Newly painted Ore. lighthouse almost ready for toursThe newly repainted Yaquina Lighthouse on the Oregon coast is getting ready to make its debut.
  • Central Coast
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Central Coast

Grand Jury: Police justified in shooting man at Ore. Coast

Grand Jury: Police justified in shooting man at Ore. CoastA grand jury has found that a police officer on the Oregon Coast was justified in shooting a man who pointed what turned out to be a toy replica gun at the officer.
  • Central Coast
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Green

Christmas trees help salmon habitat on Ore. coast

Christmas trees help salmon habitat on Ore. coastLocal Fisherman want your Christmas trees.
  • Green
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

Police: Suspect in Linfield stabbing was not drunk or high

Police: Suspect in Linfield stabbing was not drunk or highThe suspect in the deadly stabbing of a Linfield College student last November was not drunk or high, according to toxicology results conducted as part of the investigation.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Central Oregon

Migrating gray whales spotted off Oregon coast

Migrating gray whales spotted off Oregon coastVolunteers reported seeing the spouts from 1,900 gray whales last week as they passed the Oregon coast on their annual migration from Alaskan waters to the warmer waters off Mexico.
  • Central Oregon
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Central Coast

Sea turtle found on Wash. coast improving at Ore. aquarium

Sea turtle found on Wash. coast improving at Ore. aquariumAuthorities say a sea turtle found hypothermic and emaciated last month on a southwest Washington beach is improving at a Newport, Oregon, aquarium.
  • Central Coast
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Animals

Tropical sea turtle stranded on NW beach dies

Tropical sea turtle stranded on NW beach diesAn Olive Ridley sea turtle that washed ashore in southwest Washington Monday has died, according to the Seattle Aquarium.
  • Animals
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Local

Seaside considers $25M expansion of convention center

Seaside considers $25M expansion of convention centerA notable Oregon convention venue may be expanding to keep up with the competition if Seaside officials can figure out how to come up with $25 million.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Willamette Valley

Salmon hauled from hatchery spilled on highway

Salmon hauled from hatchery spilled on highwayA tanker truck that was moving juvenile salmon from a failing hatchery to safer waters crashed Tuesday, spilling thousands of fish on the side of the McKenzie Highway near Walterville.
  • Willamette Valley
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Crime

Oregon man charged in sex case from Cambodia

Oregon man charged in sex case from CambodiaA missionary worker from Coos Bay has been returned to the United States to be prosecuted on an accusation that he molested a boy while in Cambodia.
  • Crime
  • 2 months ago
Crime

Suspect in Seaside toddler's murder had history of violence

Suspect in Seaside toddler's murder had history of violenceA man has been arrested for aggravated murder in connection with the death of a 2-year-old Seaside girl, police said.
  • Crime
  • 2 months ago
Central Coast

Armed driver shot by Reedsport officer dies

Armed driver shot by Reedsport officer diesOregon State Police say a Reedsport police officer shot and killed the armed driver of a station wagon that caught fire on U.S. Highway 101 on the Oregon coast.
  • Central Coast
  • 2 months ago
Crime

Toddler killed in Seaside; brothers taken from mother

Toddler killed in Seaside; brothers taken from motherA toddler who was found dead Saturday in a Seaside apartment died of blunt force trauma, an autopsy found.
  • Crime
  • 2 months ago
Central Coast

Heavy rain causes highway problems on Ore. coast

Heavy rain causes highway problems on Ore. coastThe heavy rain continues to cause problems on coastal roads.
  • Central Coast
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Central Coast

3.2 quake reported near Willamina, west of Salem

3.2 quake reported near Willamina, west of SalemA 3.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 6:01 a.m. Friday near Willamina, in Oregon's Coast Range west of Salem.
  • Central Coast
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
North Coast

Beach safety alert issued for Oregon Coast

Beach safety alert issued for Oregon CoastThe Oregon Parks and Recreation Department issued a beach safety alert for visitors as a strong storm headed for the coast Thursday afternoon.
  • North Coast
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

High Wind Warning for Portland metro area Thursday

High Wind Warning for Portland metro area ThursdayThe National Weather Service issued a High Wing Warning for Thursday in the Willamette Valley and Portland metro area.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Central Coast

Congress vote keeps USCG chopper in Newport for 1 year

Congress vote keeps USCG chopper in Newport for 1 yearCongress has instructed the U.S. Coast Guard to keep its air facility at Newport open through 2015.
  • Central Coast
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
North Coast

Warming West Coast will send fish north, study finds

Warming West Coast will send fish north, study findsWarming seas will likely send West Coast fish species northward by about 20 miles a decade, a new study says.
  • North Coast
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
North Coast

Seaside to allow teen sexuality conference

Seaside to allow teen sexuality conferenceThe City Council has decided not to stop a conference on teenage sexuality at Seaside's Civic and Convention Center.
  • North Coast
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Can imminent 9.0 NW quake be predicted with more instruments?

Can imminent 9.0 NW quake be predicted with more instruments?Northwest scientists have known for decades that the Northwest coast from northern California to north of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, will produce a magnitude nine earthquake that could last for five minutes or more.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
North Coast

Crabbers rescued, loaded boat goes down off Wash.

Crabbers rescued, loaded boat goes down off Wash.The boat was carrying 40,000 to 50,000 pounds of Dungeness crab, a USCG official said
  • North Coast
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Central Oregon

Oregon hospital: Medication error killed patient

Oregon hospital: Medication error killed patientAn Oregon hospital says it administered the wrong medication to a patient, causing her death.
  • Central Oregon
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Central Coast

Rescued crabbers say keep Newport helicopter base open

Rescued crabbers say keep Newport helicopter base openFishermen rescued off the Oregon coast by a helicopter dispatched out of a Coast Guard base that's slated to close say the $6 million that would be saved is not worth the lives of fishermen.
  • Central Coast
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Coast Guard rescues 5 after boat sinks off Oregon coast

Coast Guard rescues 5 after boat sinks off Oregon coastU.S. Coast Guard crews rescued five people whose fishing boat sank Saturday in the chilly Pacific waters off the Oregon coast.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago