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Oregon delays start of commercial Dungeness crab along the entire coast

by News Staff KCBY Coos Bay Oregon Thursday, November 14th 2019 NEWPORT, Ore. – The state of Oregon will delay the opening of the commercial Dungeness crab season along the entire Oregon Coast after tests found the crabs have not yet developed enough meat. Dungeness crab is Oregon’s most valuable commercial fishery. The 2018-2019 season was delayed but […]

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Biggest Seas since last Spring

Attention mariners: It appears increasingly likely some of the biggest seas since last winter/spring are in store for the second half of the work week along the north Oregon and south Washington coast. Expect seas to climb abruptly into the teens on Wednesday. 15-20 ft seas certainly appear possible Thursday through Saturday. Please follow and like […]

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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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Earthquake rattles Washington state, followed by aftershock

Associated Press Published 4:00 AM PST Jul 12, 2019 The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a 4.6 magnitude earthquake has rattled the Three Lakes area of Washington state. That was followed minutes later by a 3.5 magnitude aftershock near the city of Monroe, some 30 miles (48 kilometers) northeast of Seattle. The initial temblor was recorded […]

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ABOVE-NORMAL FIRE SEASON PREDICTED FOR WESTERN OREGON

EUGENE, Ore. — Western Oregon residents can expect an above-normal fire season this year, according to a recently released forecast from the National Interagency Fire Center. Oregon is already seeing small fires pop up across the state, including the Dowens Fire in Cottage Grove back in May.  ‘THIS IS SUMMER FIRE WEATHER’: Crews continue to mop up […]