More gray whales wash up dead on west coast beaches during northern migration

Tom Banse  Oregon Public Broadcasting Published 11:47 AM EDT Apr 26, 2019 An unusually large number of gray whales are washing up dead on their northbound migration past the Oregon and Washington coasts this year. The peak stranding time for gray whales in the Pacific Northwest is normally April, May and June. But the federal agency NOAA […]


SEVERE: Winter Weather Advisory – Winter Storm Warning

Winter Weather Advisory Areas Affected: Cascade Foothills in Lane County; Northern Oregon Cascade Foothills NWS Portland (Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington) …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON ABOVE 1500 FEET… * WHAT…Snow above 1500 feet. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 7 inches by late this afternoon. * WHERE…Northern Oregon […]


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 […]


Massive Starfish Die-Off Is Tied To Global Warming

January 30, 20193:10 PM ET REBECCA HERSHER NPR Twitter The skin lesions are the first sign that something is wrong. Then limbs fall off and the body disintegrates, collapsing in on itself as it liquefies. In the end, what was once a sea star is only a puddle on the ocean floor. Since 2013, sea star […]


MISSING PERSON: Search continues for Paul Jensen in North Tillamook County

From the Tillamook Sheriff’s office – Jan. 28: A subject identified as Paul Jensen who was reported missing in the Portland/Metro area over the weekend but has ties to north Tillamook County. The matter is being investigated by the Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office as Mr. Jensen’s vehicle was located in the Manzanita area, however, there […]