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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 […]

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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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Danger: Live military ammo washing up on Washington Coast

by KOMO Staff – Monday, February 25th 2019 GRAYS HARBOR COUNTY, Wash. – Sheriff’s officials in Grays Harbor County are warning residents about multiple reports of live 20-mm high-explosive military anti-aircraft rounds washing up on the beach there. “These rounds should be considered dangerous” and “can explode upon impact,” the sheriff’s office said in its […]

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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 […]

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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 […]