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Crab Vessel Loss impacts Coast, Jan. 11

The loss of the 42-foot commercial fishing vessel Mary B II Tuesday night while attempting to enter a rough Yaquina Bay Bar at Newport resulted in the death of three men.  Two were from New Jersey, 50-year...
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Large Salal Seizure on Central Coast, Jan. 10

On January 6th, 2019 the United States Forest Service and the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, with assistance from the Oregon State Police (not pictured), seized an unusually large quantity of salal from a...
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Quake, Jan. 10

A 3.3-magnitude earthquake was recorded at the Southern end of the two fault lines that run parallel with the Oregon Coast early Thursday morning, Jan. 10.  According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake...
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Capsizing at Newport Claims Three Fishermen, Jan. 10

On January 8, 2018 a little before 10:00 PM, the US Coast Guard was notified of a boat needing assistance crossing the Yaquina Bay bar due to high seas. US Coast Guard left the Yaquina Bay station and at 10:13...
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ODCC Meeting conference call, Jan. 9

The Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission has scheduled a ‘special meeting’ for Wednesday, January 9th  at 2:00 pm. to be held by conference call. Those interested in participating can do so from the listening...
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Quake, Jan. 9

A 3.2-magnitude earthquake was measured off of Curry Co. early Wednesday morning, Jan. 9.  According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake was located west to southwest of Gold Beach between the two fault...
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Ecola Park Temporary Closure, Jan. 8

Ecola State Park will be closed briefly while crews remove hazard trees.  The park will be closed from dawn Jan. 10 – noon Jan. 12. The project is set to continue through early February. No other closures...