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2,500 Cash Reward offered in U.S. Marshals search for wanted Oregon man

by KATU Staff Tuesday, July 23rd 2019  PORTLAND, Ore. – A 34-year-old Oregon man is wanted for violating his probation, and the U.S. Marshals Service of Oregon is asking for the public’s help in finding him. According to Crime Stoppers of Oregon, Eric Floyd Oelkers has a federal probation violation warrant tied to a previous conviction […]

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Wreckage of fishing vessel washes up in flames on Oregon Coast

by News Staff KCBY Coos Bay – Friday, May 3rd 2019 BANDON, Ore. – A burning fishing boat abandoned by its crewwashed up on the Oregon Coast still on fire Thursday in a remote area designated for the recovery of a threatened bird species, state officials say. The wreckage of the Ann Kathleen is no longer actively burning […]

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Coast Guard confirms three deaths near Yaquina Bay

by KATU.com Staff Wednesday, January 9th 2019 U.S. Coast Guard Air Facility Newport and Station Yaquina Bay boat crews responded to 3 fishermen in the water after commercial fishing vessel Mary B II capsizes while crossing Yaquina Bay Bar on Jan. 8, 2018. Crews were battling 12 to 14-foot seas. Photo courtesy U.S. Coast Guard […]

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Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes off the coast of Canada

CNN – A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck northwest of Canada’s Vancouver Island late Sunday, according to the United States Geological Survey. It was one of a trio of earthquakes to occur in quick succession on the same fault line. The US Geological Survey said the preliminary 6.6-magnitude earthquake was 6.8 miles deep, about 135 miles southwest of […]

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Crabbing on Oregon’s south coast from Cape Blanco to California border

David Davis  Salem Statesman Journal Published 7:14 PM EDT Oct 19, 2018 Fisherman offload Dungeness Crab from their fishing vessel on November 17, 2010 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan, Getty Images State officials have announced the closure of commercial and recreational crabbing along the Oregon Coast from the California border to Cape Blanco after high […]