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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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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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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 […]

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Larger Earthquake risk increase along West coast

by KOMO News Staff Wednesday, May 22nd 2019 SEATTLE — Scientists are monitoring dozens of tremors along the West coast from Victoria, B.C. through Washington and Oregon. A small earthquake rattled near Ocean Shores Tuesday morning. The 3.4 magnitude quake didn’t cause any damage. But it’s a reminder the big one could hit at any […]

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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 […]