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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 weeks, 4 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 3 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 3 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 3 weeks, 4 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Animals

Cannon Beach police dog "Cash" fired for poor performance

Cannon Beach police dog "Cash" fired for poor performanceA 2-year-old Belgian Malinois was supposed to be the ninth member of the police force in the Oregon coastal town of Cannon Beach, but "Cash" just didn't have what it takes.
  • Animals
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Central Coast

Fishermen's wives sue to keep Newport rescue station open

Fishermen's wives sue to keep Newport rescue station openThe wives of fishermen from Oregon's largest commercial fleet are suing to stop the U.S. Coast Guard from closing its rescue helicopter station in Newport.
  • Central Coast
  • 1 month ago
Business

Commercial Dungeness crab season opens Dec. 1

Commercial Dungeness crab season opens Dec. 1The commercial Dungeness crabbing season is set to open Dec. 1 from southwest Washington to northern California.
  • Business
  • 1 month ago
Green

Study: Virus killed millions of sea stars on West Coast

Study: Virus killed millions of sea stars on West CoastScientists have isolated a virus they are pretty sure is causing the mysterious disease that has killed millions of sea stars.
  • Green
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Crime

Mom charged with murder in son's Newport bridge death

Mom charged with murder in son's Newport bridge deathThe woman accused of throwing her 6-year-old autistic son off a bridge on the Oregon Coast has yet to enter a plea, and defense attorneys have indicated they want the court to determine if she is fit to stand trial.
  • Crime
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Central Coast

Hundreds attend vigil for boy thrown from Newport bridge

Hundreds attend vigil for boy thrown from Newport bridgeOn Saturday night, several hundred people held a candlelight vigil under the bridge for London McCabe, whose body was found in the water last Monday.
  • Central Coast
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

Traces of Fukushima radiation found off N. California coast

Traces of Fukushima radiation found off N. California coastThe levels are far below those that might pose a risk to human health or marine life, said Ken Buesseler, a WHOI marine chemist who is leading the monitoring effort.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

Mom who threw son off bridge sought help

Mom who threw son off bridge sought helpSeveral family members said that Jillian had tried to get mental-health help but couldn't find any from public and private providers.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Local

Family: Jillian McCabe had medication for 'hearing voices'

Family: Jillian McCabe had medication for 'hearing voices'The Oregon mom charged with throwing her 6-year-old son off a bridge to his death had been "hearing voices" and was supposed to see a doctor to adjust her medication the next day, her family told NBC News.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Local

Vigil planned for boy found dead in Yaquina Bay

Vigil planned for boy found dead in Yaquina BayA vigil was planned for Saturday, for the 6-year-old Waldport boy who was found dead in Yaquina Bay Tuesday morning.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Central Coast

Mom tells 911 'I just threw my son over the Yaquina Bay Bridge'

Mom tells 911 'I just threw my son over the Yaquina Bay Bridge'The woman reportedly told police she heard voices telling her to throw the 6-year-old boy over the side of the Yaquina Bay Bridge in Newport.
  • Central Coast
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Southern Oregon

Storm on coast hammers Port Orford, prompts evacuation

Storm on coast hammers Port Orford, prompts evacuationA storm on the southern coast of Oregon forced a temporary evacuation of Port Orford.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 2 months ago
Grant's Getaways

Grant's Getaways: Fish On!

Grant's Getaways: Fish On!Oregon's fall salmon fishing is big time outdoors recreation as thousands head to bays and rivers to catch big fish. That's where Grant McOmie headed this week.
  • Grant's Getaways
  • 2 months ago
Central Coast

Lawmakers: Keep Newport helicopter during crab season

Lawmakers: Keep Newport helicopter during crab seasonOregon lawmakers asked the U.S. Coast Guard to delay closing its air facility in Newport until after the crabbing season.
  • Central Coast
  • 2 months ago
Central Coast

Efforts to save helicopter ramp up after weekend rescues

Efforts to save helicopter ramp up after weekend rescuesJust over a week ago, concerned citizens in Newport launched a petition drive to save Newport's Coast Guard Helicopter.
  • Central Coast
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Central Coast

Sneaker waves expected at Ore. Coast

Sneaker waves expected at Ore. CoastLarge, dangerous sneaker waves are possible at the Oregon Coast this weekend, the National Weather Service said.
  • Central Coast
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Central Coast

Coast Guard rescues 5 people trapped by incoming tide

Coast Guard rescues 5 people trapped by incoming tideFirefighters and a U.S. Coast Guard crew rescued five people who were trapped on large rocks at the Oregon Coast.
  • Central Coast
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Central Coast

Lawmakers join fight to save Newport rescue helicopter

Lawmakers join fight to save Newport rescue helicopterLawmakers urged the U.S. Coast Guard to reverse course after it announced plans to close its air facility in Newport.
  • Central Coast
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Central Coast

Trial set for Cannon Beach murder suspect Jessica Smith

Trial set for Cannon Beach murder suspect Jessica SmithThe trial for the mother accused of drowning her toddler and seriously injuring her teen daughter in a Cannon Beach hotel room was set for July 2015.
  • Central Coast
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Green

Watch for Japanese transponders on Oregon coast

Watch for Japanese transponders on Oregon coastScientists are asking Oregon beachcombers and anglers to watch for bright orange transponders on the shore.
  • Green
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Central Coast

Newport fishermen's wives scramble to save rescue helicopter

Newport fishermen's wives scramble to save rescue helicopterThe Newport Fisherman's Wives group held an emergency meeting after hearing that the Coast Guard plans to close the town's search and rescue air operation.
  • Central Coast
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago