Cannon Beach Oregon

Cannon Beach Health advisory issued for higher-than-normal fecal bacteria levels

by KATU News Tuesday, June 18th 2019 CANNON BEACH, Ore. – The Oregon Health Authority issued a public health advisory Tuesday after discovering higher-than-normal levels of fecal bacteria in the ocean waters at Cannon Beach. Health officials say the bacteria can cause diarrhea, stomach cramps, skin rashes, upper respiratory infections and other illnesses. Anyone visiting […]

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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 […]

That Oregon Coast Life

Crabbing on Oregon’s south coast from Cape Blanco to California border

David Davis  Salem Statesman Journal Published 7:14 PM EDT Oct 19, 2018 Fisherman offload Dungeness Crab from their fishing vessel on November 17, 2010 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan, Getty Images State officials have announced the closure of commercial and recreational crabbing along the Oregon Coast from the California border to Cape Blanco after high […]