An agreement was reached in a conference call between Federal Judge Michael McShane, the United States Coast Guard, and five plaintiffs in a lawsuit.
Are you ready for some weather? The southern Willamette Valley faces high winds; the Florence area expects strong wind and high surf; and Coos Bay and the South Coast have wind, surf and flooding on tap as a series of storms come ashore this week.
The state has dropped a proposal to sell the Elliott State Forest, where environmental protections have made it impossible to log enough to generate money for public schools.
Incidence of wayward skiffs and other tsunami debris subsequently declined sharply over the summer because of seasonal shifts in the winds. Now, those winds and currents have returned to their winter-spring pattern and scientists are expecting more items to wash ashore – even though it is nearing four years since a massive earthquake and tsunami shook Japan.
Any parent of a rambunctious youngster can tell you trouble might be afoot when things go quiet in the playroom. Two independent research initiatives indicate there is a comparable situation with the Cascadia earthquake fault zone.
U.S. Coast Guard crews rescued five people whose fishing boat sank Saturday in the chilly Pacific waters off the Oregon coast.
Scientists have isolated a virus they are pretty sure is causing the mysterious disease that has killed millions of sea stars on the Pacific Coast from Southern California to Alaska.
High coastal winds fanned the flames of a brush fire burning near Cannon Beach as crews worked through the night to contain the blaze.
An Oregon Coast woman reported missing Tuesday night was found safe and is no longer considered missing, state police said.
The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled to attend a community meeting in Newport on Monday about the pending closure of one of its three air facilities along the Oregon coast.
A tanker crew and the Coast Guard both sent boats to help two people abandoning a sinking ship north of Dungeness Spit on Friday morning.
A mushroom hunter discovered a human skeleton in the woods along the Chetco River in southwestern Oregon.
A U.S. Coast Guard crew rescued five people Saturday after they got stuck on the rocks at Fogarty Beach State Park near Depoe Bay and dramatic video showed bystanders pulling three others from the ocean.