Coastal News

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Blood’s Oath, April 1

USCG release - Dusti Blood is more than an intriguing name. As both a Coast Guard reserve officer and business professional, Dusti Blood is a woman who is respected and admired for propelling progressive change...
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Siletz River, April 1

On 03/30/2020, Lincoln County Deputies dealt with a fisherman boating on the Siletz River that launched at the closed county boat ramp at Moonshine Park, Logsden, Or. The drift boat and occupants were contacted...
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Pacific Snake Eel, March 31

It might be only the third time a Pacific Snake Eel has shown up on an Oregon Coast beach. It happened over the weekend on the North Coast near Astoria where a beachcomber found one wiggling in the sand. It was...
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Bandon/Curry Co. Join No Visitors List, March 30

Bandon on the South Oregon Coast is the latest community to close its doors to visitors. The Coos County community recently passed a resolution prohibiting overnight visitors due to the COVID-19 virus. The reso...
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USCG Icebreaker back in PNW, March 27

SEATTLE — The 150-member crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star returned Wednesday, March 24, to their homeport of Seattle following a 123-day deployment to Antarctica in support of Operation Deep Freez...
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Quake, March 27

A 3.0-magnitude earthquake shook the Pacific Ocean sea floor off of Northern California Thursday, March 26. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake was located between the two fault lines that run pa...
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Lincoln Co. COVID-19 Case, March 26

NEWPORT, Ore. – The Oregon Health Authority announced Tuesday, March 24, Lincoln County’s first presumptive positive case of COVID-19. The new case brings Oregon’s total to 209 cases. https://govstatus.egov.com...
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Oregon Coast is Closed, March 25

Following Oregon Governor Kate Brown’s declaration to “Stay at Home” order, coastal communities are closing up. Oregon State Parks & Recreation Dept. has closed all coastal State Parks and Beaches. From Bro...
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Cabin-Fever Oregonians head to the Beach, March 24

Was it Cabin Fever or the beginning of Spring Break? No matter what the reason, many Oregonians left the Willamette Valley this past weekend and went to the Coast to enjoy sunny, nice weather. That was despite ...