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Facebook abandons drilling gear off Oregon Coast

ANDREW SELSKY | Associated Press Published 3:46 PM EDT Aug 20, 2020 TIERRA DEL MAR, Ore. (AP) — Facebook’s effort to build a landing site in a village on the Oregon coast for a fiber optic cable linking Asia and North America has run into serious trouble. First, a drill pipe snapped under the seabed. […]

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‘Life-threatening surf conditions’ and ‘damaging winds’ in forecast for Oregon Coast

by News Staff KVAL Eugene Oregon Thursday, December 19th 2019 FLORENCE, Ore. – Wind gusts up to 70 mph on beaches and headlands – coupled with hazardous conditions in the surf zone – are in the forecast along the Oregon Coast as stormy weather hits the Pacific Northwest. “Beaches and coastlines will become hazardous due to […]

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Oregon delays start of commercial Dungeness crab along the entire coast

by News Staff KCBY Coos Bay Oregon Thursday, November 14th 2019 NEWPORT, Ore. – The state of Oregon will delay the opening of the commercial Dungeness crab season along the entire Oregon Coast after tests found the crabs have not yet developed enough meat. Dungeness crab is Oregon’s most valuable commercial fishery. The 2018-2019 season was delayed but […]

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EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI PREPAREDNESS

Tip of the Week for July 22 from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office – Oregon Previously, we’ve covered ways you can prepare your family in case of disasters. This week we want to help you be prepared for two specific disasters that can occur on the Oregon Coast. Prepare for the Next Quake or Tsunami. Some people think […]