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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 pays out $85 million in pot taxes to school fund, cops, other services

By Noelle Crombie The Oregonian | OregonLive The checks are in the mail. That’s the message the Oregon Department of Revenue sent Friday when it announced it will pay out $85 million in marijuana taxes for schools, public health, police and local governments by next week. The payouts represent the first distributions of state marijuana […]

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Surf’s Up

By Barbara B. Covell for the TODAY Published on September 27, 2017 2:49PM In the competitive world of surfing, there’s a unique language. First, there’s the weather, which doesn’t necessarily mean rain or sunshine, but wind conditions, specifically the knots and direction. Then, swells, including height and direction, a big factor whether you’re a novice […]

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Crews search for man who fell off Tillamook County cliff and into ocean

by KATU.com Staff Monday, September 11th 2017 TILLAMOOK COUNTY, Ore. — Search and rescue crews are searching for a man who fell off a cliff and into the Pacific Ocean near Devil’s Cauldron on Monday. According to Oregon State Police, Joseph Lescene and Sarah Lescene from British Columbia were hiking on a bluff when Joseph lost […]

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Cascade Locks restaurants feed firefighters battling Eagle Creek Fire

by KATU Staff Tuesday, September 5th 2017 CASCADE LOCKS, Ore. — The community in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge has been under evacuation orders since Sunday. The Eagle Creek Fire started one week ago on the Eagle Creek Trailhead a few miles away from Cascade Locks. The town was put under evacuation orders the […]