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Local & Regional SWOCC swimmers earn honors SWOCC swimmers earn honors (Video)
Four swimmers were named All-American Swimming and Diving First Team, and five received Honorable Mention by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America.
Local & Regional SWOCC named host site for Pacific Northwest Seismic Network: ShakeAlert SWOCC named host site for Pacific Northwest Seismic Network: ShakeAlert (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Earthquake Early Warning (EEW) ShakeAlert is one of three early warning software packages being tested together by the California Integrated Seismic Network. Developed at University of California Berkeley, ShakeAlert detects earthquakes, locates them and estimates magnitudes within seconds of the P wave’s arrival at the surface. The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network (PNSN), operated out of the University of Washington and the University of Oregon, has adapted the software for use in the Pacific Northwest utilizing the seismic networks in Washington and Oregon.
Local & Regional Inmates captured a day after escaping Ore. correctional facility Inmates captured a day after escaping Ore. correctional facility (Video)
An inmate who escaped April 26 from Shutter Creek Correctional Institution (SCCI) in North Bend is now in custody in the Coos County Jail. Law enforcement officials arrested Daniel Oliver Fullmer on Monday morning at approximately 1:30 a.m. near Lakeside.

The second inmate, Harlan Earl Brown, was taken into custody around 10:30 a.m. in Coos Bay.