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Quake off Gold Beach, Jan. 30

A 4.7-magnitude earthquake shook within the two fault lines that run parallel with the Oregon Coast Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 29.  According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake occurred at 4:02 p.m., 137-m...
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ODFW looking for nominees to fill PFMC seat, Jan. 29

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is accepting nominations for a seat on the Pacific Fishery Management Council. The seat is currently held by Jeff Feldner and is an at-large seat. He is eligible for r...
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Coast Guard closes Siuslaw River bar entrance, Jan. 29

The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Sector Columbia River in Warrenton, Ore., issued the closure of the Siuslaw River bar entrance due to hazardous conditions at approximately 2:30 p.m., Tuesday. The bar closur...
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Drug Bust on Central Oregon Coast, Jan. 28

On January 23rd, 2014 at 1:14 am, Lincoln County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in the 1200 block of SW Fairway Drive in Waldport. During the investigation deputies learned t...
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South Coast Jobless Rates, Jan. 28

The unemployment rate for the five complete counties along the Oregon Coast improved between November and December of 2013. According to information released by the Oregon Employment Dept., all of the figures w...
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Body on Beach Identified, Jan. 27

The body that washed up on Gleneden Beach in Lincoln County earlier this month was positively identified as a missing shrimper from Salem. Oregon State Police (OSP) Newport Area Command office confirmed positiv...
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Anniversary of the “Big One”, Jan. 27

Anniversary of the "Big One" Sunday, Jan. 26, marked the anniversary of the great Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake that shook the Pacific Northwest on Jan. 26, 1700. The magnitude 9.0 "megathrust" quake str...