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The Coast Guard closely monitored as the grounded fishing vessel Michelle D was successfully refloated at approximately 11 p.m.., Monday.

The fishing vessel Alexa B took advantage of the eight-foot high tide near the Skipanon River entrance in Warrenton, Ore., successfully towing the Michelle D out of the soft mud and into the river.

The plan to...

The Americans lived up to the hype and then some, winning their first Olympic gold medal in women's gymnastics since 1996. Won it in a rout, too. Their score of 183.596 Tuesday night was a whopping five points ahead of Russia. Romania won the bronze medal.

The Americans had come into the last two Olympics as world champions, only to leave...

 According to a news release from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW), Fishery managers have approved a pilot fishery for hatchery fall chinook in the area below Bonneville Dam from Warrior Rock downstream to Tongue/Rocky Point.  This area will be open for adipose fin-clipped chinook (adults and jacks), steelhead and coho...

Clatsop Community College announces the 2013 International Juried Exhibition Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century and invites entries.


The Au Naturel competition is open to all artists working in any two dimensional drawing, painting, and printmaking media with a focus on the nude human figure as subject matter in any form from...

In the wee hours Saturday morning Toledo Police Officer Aaron Pitcher was on patrol in the City of Siletz when a pick-up truck from the city fire department caught his attention driving very slowly until it came to a stop in the middle of the road and the headlights went out.  Officer Pitcher had not heard any fire department calls  and...

Columbia Memorial Hospital is offering a training session that will qualify participants for the annual concussion certification required by the governing body for prep sports in Oregon. There will be two sessions available on Tuesday August 7 and both are free provided as a public service by the hospital and the OHSU sports medicine outreach...

The Coast Guard is responding to a vessel aground near the entrance to the Skipanon River in Warrenton, Ore., Monday.

Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a report at approximately 11:30 p.m., Sunday, stating the 45-foot fishing vessel Michelle D had allided with pilings on the east side of the Skipanon River and run aground.

Sector Columbia...

A woman who runs a business out of a historic barn in Gearhart has accumulated nearly $10,000 in fines for violating conditions of a conditional-use permit and for operating a business with an expired license.

Shannon Smith is the owner of Neocoxie Creek — Barn by the Sea. She operates the 122-year-old barn as an events center and has hosted...

When Newport salmon fishermen Kevin Bastein hooked a large salmon he was happy, but also a little surprised by what he saw when he landed the fish. The salmon had a yellow coloring around the head and middle by the belly and even inside the mouth.


He said they checked it and the meat appeared fine, the only coloring was on the outside. He sold the...

COUPEVILLE, Wash. — The young man who gained international notoriety as the "Barefoot Bandit" while evading police in stolen planes, boats and cars during a two-year crime spree pleaded guilty Friday to dozens of state charges that could keep him in prison for the next decade.

Wearing handcuffs and an orange jail uniform, Colton Harris-Moore...

According to a study done by the National Institute for Occupation Safety and Health (NIOSH), the west coast Dungeness crab fishery is the most dangerous fishery in the country which includes the fisheries in Alaska.

In an attempt to reduce fatalities in the dangerous fishery the Coast Guard is conducting what they call Operation Safe Crab....

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