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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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Recreational crabbing now open along entire Oregon coast

by News Staff KVAL Eugne – Thursday, March 28th 2019 (File/SBG)The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) announced Thursday that recreational crabbing is now open for the entire Oregon Coast, free of restrictions. Crab samples taken from the area of Cape Blanco, north of Port Orford, to the […]

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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 […]