Coastal News

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USCG Warns of Hazardous Conditions, Jan. 23

SEATTLE - The Coast Guard advises all mariners of the dangers related to crossing hazardous bars in the Pacific Northwest. Recent incidents have highlighted the challenges of attempting to cross waterway bars i...
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OSU Marine Student Housing, Jan. 22

Oregon State University Marine Initiative Studies students will soon have housing available to them on the Central Coast near the OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center on Newport’s South Beach. The Corvallis-based...
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Not a Torpedo, Jan. 22

When first spotted floating in the Pacific Ocean waters off the Central Coast, the observer thought it might be a torpedo. That’s what the call was about Jan. 10th to the Lincoln City PD. However, upon further ...
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USCG Rescue Olympic Mtns., Jan. 21

PORT ANGELES, Wash. — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued a hiker after he fell into the Hoh River Friday evening, Jan. 17, and became unable to finish his hike in the Olympic Mountains. A Coast Gaurd Air Station/Sec...
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On Board Assault Leads to Prison, Jan. 17

EUGENE, Ore.—Brandon Michael Vanderploeg, 39, of Winchester Bay, Oregon, was sentenced today to 18 months in federal prison and two years’ supervised release for assaulting his then-girlfriend aboard a fishing ...
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Surfrider Beach Cleanup, Jan. 17

Come join the Newport Chapter of Surfrider Foundation for their first beach cleanup of the year on January 18th at 11am. Volunteers will meet in the parking lot at Agate Beach State Recreation Site next to the ...
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Quake, Jan. 15

A 3.0-magnitude earthquake shook the southern end of the two fault lines that run parallel with the Oregon Coast Tuesday, Jan. 14. According to a report from the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake was located We...