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Electrified mats tested to keep sea lions off Ore. docks

Electrified mats tested to keep sea lions off Ore. docksThe Port of Astoria is trying a new approach to keep sea lions off its docks: electrified mats.
  • News
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Central Coast

Study: More people could survive tsunami by walking faster

Study: More people could survive tsunami by walking fasterA new study shows that about 5,500 more people could survive a major tsunami hitting the Pacific Northwest if they just walk a little faster to higher ground and safety.
  • Central Coast
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
North Coast

West Coast sardine collapse leads to fishing closure

West Coast sardine collapse leads to fishing closureFederal fisheries managers have followed through on expectations they would shut down the West Coast's upcoming sardine commercial fishing season because of rapidly declining numbers.
  • North Coast
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
News

Jellyfish-like creatures pile up on Ore. coast in massive die-off

Jellyfish-like creatures pile up on Ore. coast in massive die-offThousands of jellyfish-like creatures were seen piled up on Rockaway Beach Sunday morning.
  • News
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
North Coast

Snowy plovers spotted nesting on Nehalem spit

Snowy plovers spotted nesting on Nehalem spitOregon parks officials closed part of a two-mile stretch of beach south of Nehalem Bay State Park after a pair of western snowy plovers was spotted nesting on the spit.
  • North Coast
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Animals

Sea lion pulls man posing with fish into San Diego bay

Sea lion pulls man posing with fish into San Diego bayOfficials say a 62-year-old man holding a fish he caught on a boat in a San Diego bay was pulled overboard by a sea lion.
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Entertainment

Lincoln City Beach ranked among Top 10 for families

Lincoln City Beach ranked among Top 10 for familiesLincoln City Beach is among the best in the country for vacationing families, according to a new ranking created by the Family Vacation Critic website.
  • Entertainment
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
News

Lincoln City man dies in crash on Hwy 101

Lincoln City man dies in crash on Hwy 101A Lincoln City man died after his car struck a guardrail and rolled over onto Highway 101 Wednesday morning.
  • News
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Crime

Ore. man sentenced for teen rape, plot to kill witnesses

Ore. man sentenced for teen rape, plot to kill witnessesA 49-year-old Coos County man convicted of repeatedly raping a teenager and then plotting to have two witnesses killed now faces about six decades in prison.
  • Crime
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
North Coast

More than 2,300 sea lions on Astoria docks

More than 2,300 sea lions on Astoria docksSea lions have returned to Astoria in record numbers.
  • North Coast
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Travel

Grant's Getaways: Paddling for Clamming

Grant's Getaways: Paddling for ClammingGrant shows us how to dig our dinner from the sea on a spring break getaway where all you need is a paddle, a life jacket and a spirit of adventure.
  • Travel
  • 1 month ago
North Coast

Summer trial set in Astoria child sex abuse case

Summer trial set in Astoria child sex abuse caseAn August trial has been scheduled for an Astoria man accused of sexually abusing a girl over a five-year span.
  • North Coast
  • 1 month ago
North Coast

DHS, City of Seaside sued over toddler's violent death

DHS, City of Seaside sued over toddler's violent deathThe City of Seaside and Oregon Department of Human Services are getting sued for negligence over the death of a toddler, after several reports of abuse.
  • North Coast
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Animals

Federal agency bans new commercial fishing for forage fish

Federal agency bans new commercial fishing for forage fishFederal fisheries managers have unanimously adopted a West Coast ban on new commercial fisheries for forage fish, the little fish that big fish and seabirds depend on for food.
  • Animals
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

Fish native to Japanese water found in Oregon crab pot

Fish native to Japanese water found in Oregon crab potA fish normally found in the ocean off Japan and other tropical waters has turned up alive in a crab pot hauled up by a fisherman off the Oregon coast.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Crime

Man accused of breaking girl's arm pleads not guilty

Man accused of breaking girl's arm pleads not guiltyAn Astoria man charged with assaulting an 18-month-old girl pleaded not guilty.
  • Crime
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
News

Millions of plastic remnants wash up in Astoria

Millions of plastic remnants wash up in AstoriaMarine debris researcher Mark Ward is leading a charge to clean up a tidal inlet near the mouth of the Columbia River.
  • News
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Animals

Rescued sea turtle flying from Newport to Long Beach, Calif.

Rescued sea turtle flying from Newport to Long Beach, Calif.The aquarium says the endangered olive ridley turtle named Solstice is being airlifted Tuesday on a Coast Guard C-130 and will complete her rehabilitation at SeaWorld in San Diego
  • Animals
  • 2 months ago
North Coast

1 dead after crash into tree on U.S. 26 west of Banks

1 dead after crash into tree on U.S. 26 west of BanksOne person died and two people were airlifted to a hospital after a car crashed into a tree on U.S. 26 just west of Oregon 47.
  • North Coast
  • 2 months ago
News

New study examines impact of tsunami on Columbia River

New study examines impact of tsunami on Columbia RiverA study has found that an earthquake-caused tsunami could raise the water level as much as 13 feet just inside the mouth of the Columbia River.
  • News
  • 2 months ago
Local

Scappoose schools closed due to threat

Scappoose schools closed due to threatSchools in the Scappoose District were closed Wednesday as police investigated unspecified threats.
  • Local
  • 2 months ago
Crime

Seaside child death: Lawyer asks to bar cameras from court

Seaside child death: Lawyer asks to bar cameras from courtThe defense lawyer for a man accused in the death of a 2-year-old girl has sought to bar cameras from a hearing Thursday in a Clatsop County courtroom.
  • Crime
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
News

Coast Guard rescues 3 from cargo ship off Ore. coast

Coast Guard rescues 3 from cargo ship off Ore. coastA Coast Guard helicopter crew has picked up three injured crew members from a cargo ship 50 miles off the north Oregon coast and brought them to Astoria, Oregon, for medical treatment.
  • News
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Weather

Storm systems bringing heavy rain, winds to region

Storm systems bringing heavy rain, winds to regionForecasters expect periods of heavy rain and gusty winds in Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington beginning Wednesday night through Monday.
  • Weather
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
North Coast

Thousands of sea lions keep Astoria residents off docks

Thousands of sea lions keep Astoria residents off docksThe Port of Astoria and some neighbors are up in arms over another invasion of sea lions on the docks of the East Basin Mooring.
  • North Coast
  • 3 months 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
  • 3 months, 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
  • 3 months, 1 week ago