Coastal News

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Snowstorm hits Oregon, Feb. 7

A winter snowstorm blew in off the Pacific Ocean and cut a swath from the Central Oregon Coast to the Willamette Valley before heading north for the Portland area. Various reports had five-inches accumulating i...
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Quakes at Cape Mendocino, Feb. 6

A couple of earthquakes were recorded Wednesday, Feb. 5, where two fault lines leave land and enter the Pacific Ocean at Cape Mendocino and then proceed north parallel with the Oregon Coast. According to the U....
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Sand Dollars Protected on North Oregon Coast, Feb. 5

A North Oregon Coast Sand Dollar bed has been protected by the Oregon Department of Agriculture.  Shuckin’ Food Oyster Company submitted an application for a permit to place an oyster farm on a 32-acre plat on ...
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Justified Use of Force on Central Coast, Feb. 5

The following is being released on behalf of Lincoln County District Attorney Michelle Branman.  The investigation involving, DALE EDWARD WALLACE, age 30, the fugitive wanted out of Montana who was injured Janu...
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Quake off Central Oregon Coast, Feb. 3

A 4.0-magnitude earthquake shook the Pacific Ocean seafloor off of the Central Oregon Coast early Sunday morning, Feb. 2.  According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake occurred within two fault lines that...
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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...