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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
  • 2 weeks, 5 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 3 days 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
  • 4 weeks 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
  • 1 month 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
  • 1 month 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
  • 1 month 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
  • 1 month 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
  • 1 month 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
  • 1 month, 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
  • 1 month, 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
  • 1 month, 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
  • 1 month, 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
  • 1 month, 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
  • 1 month, 2 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
  • 1 month, 2 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
  • 1 month, 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
  • 1 month, 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
  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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
  • 2 months 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
  • 2 months 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
  • 2 months, 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
  • 2 months, 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
  • 2 months, 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
  • 2 months, 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
  • 2 months, 2 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
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago