Coastal News

Catch a bass, win $1,000, July 5

Port of Coquille River release - MYRTLE POINT – Invasive bass that feast on the Coquille River’s dwindling salmon population are about to have the tables turned. Anglers can win $10,000 in prizes for catching t...

Out of Control Van, July 5

An out of control van struck several people and vehicles attending a Fourth of July event in Harbor Monday, July 4, resulting in the death of a 38-year old female from White City in Southern Oregon. Witnesses r...

Quake, July 4

A 2.6-magnitude earthquake was recorded at the southern end of the two fault lines that run parallel with the Oregon Coast Saturday, July 2. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake was located west o...

South coast reopens to razor clamming, July 4

ODFW release - NEWPORT, Ore – The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) announce the opening of razor clam harvesting on the south coast. Recent shellfish ...

Coast Guard kicks off Operation Be Whale Wise, July 4

USCG release - SEATTLE — The Coast Guard kicks off Operation Be Whale Wise to encourage the public to practice safe whale-watching this summer in the Pacific Northwest. Operation Be Whale Wise is an effort to e...

Quake, July 1

A 2.7-magnitude earthquake shook the southern end of the two fault lines that run parallel with the Oregon Coast Thursday, June 30. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake was located north to northw...

Quake, June 30

A 3.5-magnitude quake was recorded near the southern junction of the two fault lines that run parallel with the Oregon Coast Wednesday, June 29. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake was located we...

Arch Cape Water, June 29

ODF release - ARCH CAPE, Ore. —The Arch Cape Domestic Water Supply District realized the vision of connecting the community to its drinking-water source with the purchase of roughly 1,500 acres of forestland. T...

Employment on the South Coast: May 2022, June 29

Private and Public Sectors both Show Gains in May – Oregon Employment Dept. report - Coos County total payroll employment rose by 400 jobs in May. Private-sector jobs gains were estimated in leisure and hospita...