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First Day Hikes at OPRD, Jan. 1

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) invites Oregonians outdoors on New Year’s Day for the annual First Day Hikes event. Visitors can choose from 32 hikes in 31 parks across the state. All hikes...
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Cold Weather for the Coast, Jan. 1

NWS release - The National Weather Service in Medford has upgraded the Freeze Watch to a Freeze Warning...which is in effect from 2 AM to 9 AM PST Tuesday. An Air Stagnation Advisory has also been issued. This...
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Fatal Curry Co., Dec. 31

On Friday, December 28, 2018 at approximately 2:50 AM. Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 101 near milepost 290. Preliminary investigation reveals that a...
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USCG Safety for Commercial Crabbers, Dec. 31

Coast Guard personnel have worked with many members of the Pacific Northwest fishing fleet during the last four months preparing them to be safe and knowledgeable during the commercial Dungeness crab season...
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Quake, Dec. 28

A 2.7-magnitude earthquake shook the southern end of the two fault lines that run parallel with the Oregon Coast early Friday, Dec. 28.  According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quakes was located west to...
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Roadways, Dec. 29

A couple of motorists delays on Thursday, Dec. 27.  According to ODOT: SW Oregon: U.S. 101, MP 307- Humbug Mountain corridor: Highway was blocked by a large tree that fell across the highway. ODOT crew...
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Whale Watch Time, Dec. 26

Gray whales are on the move south again this December and Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is celebrating the migration with the annual Whale Watching Week Dec. 27-31. Volunteers from the Whale...