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West Coast Starfish die off, Dec. 30

Starfish are dying on the West Coast, except for Oregon.  However, one pocket of what scientists are calling “Sea Star Wasting Disease,” was discovered on the Central Oregon Coast last April within the Tokatee ...
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Pedestrian struck on Hwy. 101, Dec. 27

The investigation is continuing into a Thursday afternoon, Dec. 26, accident on the North Oregon Coast where a 72-year old female, operating a 2005 Nissan Passenger, struck a 20-year old male attempting to cros...
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Whale Watch Week in Oregon, Dec. 27

Bring your binoculars for a chance to see Gray whales passing by the Oregon coast during Winter Whale Watch Week Dec. 26-31. Trained volunteers from the Whale Watching Spoken Here program will be stationed at o...
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Albino Crab Caught on Central Oregon Coast, Dec. 26

A rare Albino Crab was caught on the Central Oregon Coast.  The nearly white Dungeness Crab was caught by the commercial fishing vessel “Tana C,” based out of Newport.  Coos Bay’s Rod Yeiter, is a crew member. ...
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Port Job Offered at Newport, Dec. 26

Kevin Greenwood has been offered the job of Port of Newport Manager. The 46-year old Greenwood has been the port director at Garibaldi on the North Oregon Coast. Depending upon a background check and salary and...
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Whale Watch Week, Dec. 25

Bring your binoculars for a chance to see Gray whales passing by the Oregon coast during Winter Whale Watch Week Dec. 26-31. Trained volunteers from the Whale Watching Spoken Here program will be stationed at o...
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Cape Mendocino Quake, Dec. 24

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck the Cape Mendocino area of Northern California early Tuesday, Dec. 24. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake occurred at 2:28 a.m., 39-miles west to southwest of E...
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Elk poisoned by Yew Tree at Warrenton, Dec. 23

A half-a-dozen elk died after they ate parts of a Yew Tree on the North Oregon Coast. Their carcasses were found Friday, Dec. 13, on the property of a cemetery in the Warrenton area. There were no signs of bein...