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Oregon woman ‘crushed’ by log after sneaker wave hits beach recovering in the hospital

by KATU Staff Monday, March 25th 2019 MANZANITA, Ore. — A woman is in the hospital with more than a dozen broken ribs and a broken tailbone after fire officials say she was crushed by a log that was carried by a sneaker wave along the Oregon coast.  A family friend tells KATU News that Heathyr Croasmun, 44, […]

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Shark bites surfer’s board near Cape Kiwanda, Oregon Parks & Rec says

by KATU Staff Wednesday, March 6th 2019 PACIFIC CITY, Ore. – A surfer says a shark bit his board off the Oregon coast on Tuesday, and Oregon State Parks and Recreation is warning other beachgoers about the incident. The shark encounter happened near Cape Kiwanda. The surfer, Nate Holstedt, said he saw a shark while […]

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HIGHWAY 101 STILL CONTINUES TO SINK AT SLIDE NORTH OF BROOKINGS

BROOKINGS, Ore. — UPDATE: The Hooskanadan Slide on Highway 101 north of Brookings continued to move on Tuesday, according to ODOT. The agency said that the roadway was still buckling, moving about 10 feet “both horizontally and vertically.” “The goal, once it slows down, is to gravel a portion of the highway and get it open […]

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Deceased body found near Roads End Lincoln City

UPDATE: 02/20/2019 LINCOLN CITY, Ore. — Police have identified the woman whose body was found in the Pacific Ocean near Lincoln City Feb. 17. Oregon State Police said based on tips they received through the hotline, the woman has been identified as Satin Fever Star, also known as Kahrin Jean McDonald, 63, of Lincoln City. Police […]

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Oregon State Police out in force assisting motorists stranded on I-84 Hood River and Cascade Locks

The Oregon State Police is out in force this morning assisting with the motorists stranded on I-84 between Hood River and Cascade Locks. Troopers from the Portland Area Command & The Dalles Area Command have loaded up with extra fuel and some provisions to help as much as we can with the health and safety […]