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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 weeks, 4 days ago
North Coast

Disease nearly wipes out Haystack Rock sea stars

Disease nearly wipes out Haystack Rock sea starsHaystack Rock Awareness Program Coordinator Samantha Ferber estimates more than 90 percent of the sea stars in the lower intertidal areas have been killed in the past 15 months.
  • North Coast
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Health

Study: Alarming levels of toxics in Columbia River fish

Study: Alarming levels of toxics in Columbia River fishA new study found alarming levels of toxic chemicals in fish caught in the Columbia River.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks ago
Green

Major work planned on Columbia River jetties

Major work planned on Columbia River jettiesThe Corps of Engineers plans major work on the jetties on both sides of the mouth of the Columbia River in Oregon and Washington.
  • Green
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Toxic algae advisory for Cullaby Lake near Astoria

Toxic algae advisory for Cullaby Lake near AstoriaThe Oregon Health Authority is advising people to avoid drinking water from Cullaby Lake south of Astoria because of toxins produced by blue-green algae.
  • Health
  • 4 weeks ago
Local

Bicyclist injured in Hwy 131 crash dies at hospital

Bicyclist injured in Hwy 131 crash dies at hospitalA San Diego man who was hit by a pickup truck while riding his bicycle on Highway 131 on Friday evening died from his injuries in a Portland hospital, state police said.
  • Local
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Crime

Deputies search for armed and dangerous stabbing suspect

Deputies search for armed and dangerous stabbing suspectSheriff's deputies in Lincoln County are searching for an armed and dangerous suspect who they said stabbed his ex-girlfriend and held her at knifepoint in his home.
  • Crime
  • 1 month ago
Green

Shellfish farmers: Willapa Bay herbicides 'work tremendously'

Shellfish farmers: Willapa Bay herbicides 'work tremendously'Shellfish farmers who sprayed clam beds last spring say the herbicide they used was effective and that they're prepared to defend the practice against environmental opposition.
  • Green
  • 1 month ago
Crime

Firefighters help DUII suspect after car sinks in river

Firefighters help DUII suspect after car sinks in riverA Tillamook man faces a DUII charge after he crashed his car down a boat ramp and into the Trask River on Wednesday night, state police said.
  • Crime
  • 1 month ago
Central Coast

Roadhouse 18 restaurant not source of E. coli infection

Roadhouse 18 restaurant not source of E. coli infectionThe Roadhouse 18 restaurant in Otis was not the source of an E. coli outbreak that killed one child and sickened another, Lincoln County officials confirmed.
  • Central Coast
  • 1 month ago
Crime

Detectives seek help identifying forgery suspect, Sherlock Holmes fan

Detectives seek help identifying forgery suspect, Sherlock Holmes fanDetectives in Lincoln County on Thursday arrested a man accused of forgery and identity theft. But they don't know who he is.
  • Crime
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Local

Girl dies after E. coli diagnosis, 5-year-old friend in critical condition

Girl dies after E. coli diagnosis, 5-year-old friend in critical conditionA 4-year-old Lincoln County girl who was diagnosed with E. coli last week died on Monday, her family said.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Local

Comments split on Oregon beach smoking ban

Comments split on Oregon beach smoking banOregon's state parks agency is headed for a decision this fall on banning smoking along the ocean beaches from the Columbia River to the California border.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
North Coast

Seattle man found guilty in fatal Oregon crash

Seattle man found guilty in fatal Oregon crashA Seattle man has been found guilty of second-degree manslaughter after driving a car that crossed a center line and crashed head-on against another vehicle, killing two Seaside residents.
  • North Coast
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Central Coast

Memorial honors girl killed in sand collapse on Lincoln City beach

Memorial honors girl killed in sand collapse on Lincoln City beachA 9-year-old girl was found not breathing after sand collapsed on her at a beach in Lincoln City, officials said. She was pronounced dead an hour later.
  • Central Coast
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Central Coast

Officials warn of Ore. beach dangers after girl's death

Officials warn of Ore. beach dangers after girl's deathFirst responders in Lincoln City are looking to beef up their educational efforts after a tragic accident that killed a 9 year old girl Friday afternoon.
  • Central Coast
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Local

Hood to Coast Relay runners finish in Seaside

Hood to Coast Relay runners finish in SeasideThe 33rd annual Hood to Coast Relay began early Friday morning at Timberline Lodge on Mount Hood.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Central Coast

Bodies of missing campers found in Tillamook

Bodies of missing campers found in TillamookThe bodies of two campers missing at a Tillamook campground were found Friday night, officials said.
  • Central Coast
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
North Coast

Crewman killed in tanker fire buried at sea

Crewman killed in tanker fire buried at seaThe crewman who died in a fire aboard a chemical tanker that's adrift off the Oregon coast has been buried at sea.
  • North Coast
  • 2 months ago
Local

Deal protecting salmon from pesticides filed, 10-year battle ends

Deal protecting salmon from pesticides filed, 10-year battle endsThe agreement was filed this week in U.S. District court in Seattle.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Crime

Mother smiles, winks during hearing on child's slaying

Mother smiles, winks during hearing on child's slayingA woman accused of killing her infant daughter before trying to slit her teenage daughter's throat has pleaded not guilty to murder and attempted murder.
  • Crime
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Crime

Police: Smith drowned toddler out of fear of husband

Police: Smith drowned toddler out of fear of husbandThe woman accused of killing her toddler and injuring her teen daughter in a Cannon Beach hotel last week said she did so to avoid giving their father custody, according to court documents.
  • Crime
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
North Coast

5 rescued off Oregon coast after boat capsizes

5 rescued off Oregon coast after boat capsizesThe Coast Guard says 5 people were rescued after their boat capsized 27 miles off the Oregon coast.
  • North Coast
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
North Coast

Coast Guard: Be careful on NW ocean beaches

Coast Guard: Be careful on NW ocean beachesAlarmed by the number of people swept into the ocean during the past two months along the Oregon and Washington coasts, the Coast Guard is warning beachgoers to be aware of possible dangers.
  • North Coast
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
News

Major anchovy die-off stinks up Seaside

Major anchovy die-off stinks up SeasideTourists visiting Seaside were getting quite a sight - and smell - this week.
  • News
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
News

Group: No Fukushima radiation at Oregon Coast

Group: No Fukushima radiation at Oregon CoastA group testing West Coast waters for radiation from a damaged Japanese nuclear power plant says no evidence of contamination has been found in Oregon.
  • News
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
News

Police: 'Road rage' led to deadly Hwy. 6 crash

Police: 'Road rage' led to deadly Hwy. 6 crashA Portland woman was arrested for allegedly causing a deadly hit-and-run in Tillamook County Sunday.
  • News
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago