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USCG Rescue off Oregon Coast, August 1

A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated an ill fisherman from a commercial fishing vessel 100 miles off of Pacific City, Oregon, Tuesday morning, July 31.  An aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from...
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Quakes, July 30

Four earthquakes were recorded off the Central to South Oregon Coast on the outer fault line of the two that run parallel with the Coast Sunday, July 29.  According to the U.S. Geological Survey, one quake...
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Closure at Heceta Hd. Extended, July 27

The temporary closure of visitor access to the interior of Heceta Head Lighthouse has been extended to Sept. 30. Several unexpected issues have hindered the repair work, pushing the closure beyond its original...
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Nye Beach Health Advisory Lifted, July 26

Health advisory for water contact at Nye Beach lifted July 25.  Testing shows fecal bacteria levels have subsided.  The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) Wednesday, July 25, today lifted a public health advisory...
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Quakes, July 26

Not quite as active as the day before, but the Cascadia Subduction Zone off the Oregon Coast is still rumbling.  According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a 2.9-magnitide quake was recorded Wednesday, July 25,...
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OPRD Lifts Campfire Ban on Coast, July 26

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) has lifted the ban on campfires and open flames in parks along the coast effective July 25. The campfire and open flame ban remains in effect for the ocean beaches...