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EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI PREPAREDNESS

Tip of the Week for July 22 from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office – Oregon Previously, we’ve covered ways you can prepare your family in case of disasters. This week we want to help you be prepared for two specific disasters that can occur on the Oregon Coast. Prepare for the Next Quake or Tsunami. Some people think […]

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Earthquake rattles Washington state, followed by aftershock

Associated Press Published 4:00 AM PST Jul 12, 2019 The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a 4.6 magnitude earthquake has rattled the Three Lakes area of Washington state. That was followed minutes later by a 3.5 magnitude aftershock near the city of Monroe, some 30 miles (48 kilometers) northeast of Seattle. The initial temblor was recorded […]

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Cannon Beach Health advisory issued for higher-than-normal fecal bacteria levels

by KATU News Tuesday, June 18th 2019 CANNON BEACH, Ore. – The Oregon Health Authority issued a public health advisory Tuesday after discovering higher-than-normal levels of fecal bacteria in the ocean waters at Cannon Beach. Health officials say the bacteria can cause diarrhea, stomach cramps, skin rashes, upper respiratory infections and other illnesses. Anyone visiting […]

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ABOVE-NORMAL FIRE SEASON PREDICTED FOR WESTERN OREGON

EUGENE, Ore. — Western Oregon residents can expect an above-normal fire season this year, according to a recently released forecast from the National Interagency Fire Center. Oregon is already seeing small fires pop up across the state, including the Dowens Fire in Cottage Grove back in May.  ‘THIS IS SUMMER FIRE WEATHER’: Crews continue to mop up […]

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Rising Tide Triggers Oregon Coast Guard Rescue

by KATU News hursday, June 13th 2019 CANNON BEACH, Ore. – U.S. Coast Guard crews had to airlift a man to safety Wednesday night after he ended up stranded on a rock piling in Ecola State Park.  MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River – US Coast Guard image Officials say the Coast Guard Sector […]