Attention mariners: It appears increasingly likely some of the biggest seas since last winter/spring are in store for the second half of the work week along the north Oregon and south Washington coast. Expect seas to climb abruptly into the teens on Wednesday. 15-20 ft seas certainly appear possible Thursday through Saturday.
by News Staff Tuesday, September 10th 2019 SALEM, Ore. – Avoid direct contact with the ocean at D River Beach in Lincoln County and Rockaway and Neskowin beaches in Tillamook County until further notice, the Oregon Health Authority said in a public health advisory issued Tuesday. “People should avoid direct contact with the water in this […]
By Justin Werner Lincoln City Homepage September 6, 2019 Seattle railroad engineer Cameron Shelden went missing Sunday, Sept. 1, after visiting a friend in Rose Lodge, according to his wife. April Shelden said her 37-year-old husband left a residence in Rose Lodge and might be in the woods north of N. Widow Creek Road. Homepage has […]
COOS BAY, Ore. – Two earthquakes struck off the Oregon Coast Thursday morning. The first, a 3.8-magnitude earthquake, was recorded at 6:25 a.m., 160.1 miles west of Coos Bay. That earthquake had a depth of 6.2 miles. https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us70005cba/executive The second earthquake had a magnitude of 5.9 and shook 183.1 miles west of Coos Bay. It […]
by KATU News Wednesday, September 4th 2019 MANZANITA, Ore. – The Oregon Health Authority issued a health advisory Wednesday after tests discovered higher-than-normal levels of fecal bacteria in the ocean waters at Short Sand Beach at Oswald West State Park. Health officials say the public should avoid directly contacting the water in this area until the […]
by KOMO News Staff Thursday, August 29th 2019 COOS BAY, Ore. – A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Oregon at about 8:10 a.m. Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey reports. There were no immediate reports of damage or injury. The undersea quake was detected about 175 miles west-northwest of Coos Bay at a depth of […]