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Firefighters Control Beach Fire, July 2

Firefighters were called into action early this morning to fight a beach fire near Bullards Beach. Firefighters from CFPA and Bandon RFD responded to the fire that was burning in driftwood and brush around...
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Firefighters Battling Blaze Near Gold Beach, July 2

Firefighters from CFPA responded just before 2:00 p.m. Sunday, July 1, to a fire in the Lobster Creek drainage northeast of Gold Beach, OR. The fire is currently estimated at 300 acres. Firefighting resources...
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Former Police Sgt. Charged, June 29

On June 28, 2018 at approximately 11:00 AM, Oregon State Police detectives arrested former Newport Police Department Sergeant Brad Purdom on charges involving sexual abuse of a minor in Lincoln County.  A...
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Temporary Closure at Heceta Hd. Lighthouse, June 29

Visitor access to the interior of Heceta Head Lighthouse will be temporarily closed starting July 1, 2018, for repairs. The work, which is expected to be finished by July 31, 2018, will repair several cracked...
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Marine Fish Daily Bag Limit Reduced, June 28

The daily bag limit for general marine fish (rockfish, greenlings, skates, etc.) will be reduced from 5 to 4 beginning July 1. “Participation in this fishery has been really good so far this year with effort...
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CoastWatch 25th Anniversary, June 27

For CoastWatch volunteers, it is a chance to celebrate the program’s 25th anniversary.  For anyone interested in shoreline science, it is an opportunity to hear two talks by a leading coastal ecologist, and...
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Hwy. 101 Roadwork Central Coast, June 27

ODOT release - Repair work is scheduled for June 27 on the bridge spanning Spencer Creek at the campground entrance to Beverly Beach State Park. Work will occur 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. The repairs are required to...
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Operation Dry Water, June 26

The Marine Board and law enforcement from 32 counties and the Oregon State Police will be participating in Operation Dry Water during the weekend of June 29- July 1, as part of a nationally coordinated effort...