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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 weeks, 5 days ago
North Coast

Driver found not guilty in death of soccer ball dribbler on coast

Driver found not guilty in death of soccer ball dribbler on coastA driver who struck and killed a man dribbling a soccer ball along Highway 101 on the Oregon coast was found not guilty of criminally negligent homicide.
  • North Coast
  • 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
  • 3 weeks, 2 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, 3 days 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
  • 4 weeks, 1 day 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
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
North Coast

Coast Guard rescues man suffering apparent heart attack

Coast Guard rescues man suffering apparent heart attackA Coast Guard crew rescued a man suffering from an apparent heart attack aboard a vessel west of the Columbia River entrance.
  • North Coast
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
North Coast

Principal: Boy thrown from bridge was happy in school

Principal: Boy thrown from bridge was happy in schoolA 6-year-old boy found dead after his mother told police she threw him from a bridge on the Oregon Coast had been happy in school since starting kindergarten in September, his principal said Wednesday.
  • North Coast
  • 1 month, 2 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, 2 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, 2 weeks ago
North Coast

Astoria bridge restoration work to take until 2021

Astoria bridge restoration work to take until 2021It's taking a little longer than planned for the first phase of a project to paint and repair the Columbia River bridge at Astoria.
  • North Coast
  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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
North Coast

Beaverton man arrested for DUII after fatal crash

Beaverton man arrested for DUII after fatal crashA Beaverton man faces DUII and manslaughter charges after a fatal crash on Highway 101 Thursday afternoon.
  • North Coast
  • 2 months ago
North Coast

Cannery worker pleads not guilty to attempted rape

Cannery worker pleads not guilty to attempted rapeA cannery worker in Astoria has pleaded not guilty to a charge of attempted rape.
  • North Coast
  • 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
Local

Clatsop Co. asks state for help after ballot errors found

Clatsop Co. asks state for help after ballot errors foundClatsop County has asked the state to help process election ballots after two errors were discovered on the ballots mailed to voters last week.
  • Local
  • 2 months ago
North Coast

Larger ferry coming to Westport crossing on Columbia

Larger ferry coming to Westport crossing on ColumbiaThe ferry runs at least 18 times a day, 365 days a year, from Westport, Oregon, in Clatsop County to Puget Island in Wahkiakum County on the Washington side.
  • North 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, 1 week ago
Crime

Astoria woman sentenced in check scam case

Astoria woman sentenced in check scam caseAn Astoria hair salon owner who cashed and spent a forged $85,000 check from an Internet scammer has been sentenced.
  • Crime
  • 2 months, 1 week 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, 1 week 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
North Coast

Woman struck by state patrol truck in Astoria

Woman struck by state patrol truck in AstoriaAuthorities say an Oregon State Police trooper struck a 30-year-old woman walking in the crosswalk in Astoria.
  • North 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, 2 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
Local

Coast Guard to close Newport helicopter facility

Coast Guard to close Newport helicopter facilityThe U.S. Coast Guard is preparing to close a facility in Newport where a search and rescue helicopter is stationed.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago