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Newport Seafood & Wine Festival, Feb. 21

They call it "The original & Still the Best," the 37th annual Newport Seafood & Wine Festival is underway now through Sunday in South Beach on the Central Oregon Coast.  According to an introduction on ...
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Oregon Salmon Commission, Feb. 21

The Oregon Salmon Commission will convene for a Special Meeting*, Conference Call on Friday, February 21, 2014, 9:00 a.m., Proposed Agenda: 1. Open meeting – Chair Darus Peake; 2. Roll call of attendees; 3. Sel...
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Cape Mendocino Quake, Feb. 21

A magnitude 3.4 earthquake shook the Cape Mendocino area of Northern California early Friday morning, Feb. 21. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake occurred at 1:03 a.m., 32-miles south to southwe...
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DEQ Fine in Curry Co., Feb. 21

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has issued a penalty totaling $6,000 to Richard R. Wilson of Brookings, Ore. for failing to have an asbestos survey performed on a mobile home he had demolished by...
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Hwy. 101 Improvement Project, Feb. 20

Anyone who has traveled the Central Oregon Coast through the Lincoln City area is familiar with the bottleneck on Hwy. 101 through the Nelscott portion of the community.  That is changing.  The Oregon Departmen...
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Robbery First Degree on Central Oregon Coast, Feb. 19

On Monday, February 17, 2014 at about 3:18 a.m., Newport Police Officers were dispatched to the Elizabeth Street Inn on a report of an armed robbery that had just occurred. Further investigation revealed a sing...
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Log Truck Accident Closes Coastal Route, Feb. 19

A log truck driver had no apparent injury Tuesday morning when his log truck and trailer overturned along Highway 126W west of Noti in Lane County. The load of logs spilled off the highway into the front yard o...
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Quake at Cape Mendocino, Feb. 19

A magnitude 2.5 earthquake shook the Cape Mendocino area of Northern California early Wednesday morning, Feb. 19. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake occurred at 2:01 a.m., 48-miles southwest of ...
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DEQ fines GP, Feb. 19

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has issued a $4,000 penalty to Georgia-Pacific Toledo LLC for violating air quality permit standards at its Toledo pulp and paper facility in Lincoln County. The v...