Oregon Lottery: Readers share more stories of addiction, despair
Family restaurants such as this Shari's in Sherwood are among major purveyors of the Oregon Lottery's electronic games.
Crabber's boat runs aground near Newport
A fishing boat out of Newport that had just set its crab pots for the first catch of the season ran aground Saturday just off the South Jetty .
Crabbera s Boat Runs Aground Off Oregon Coast
A group of fishermen made a rough return Saturday after spending days out at sea.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Fishing boat strikes jetty at Newport, runs aground
A fishing boat attempting to return to Yaquina Bay at Newport struck the south jetty and went aground Saturday night, sending the captain to the hospital with broken ribs, the U.S. Coast Guard reported.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Newport drug bust: Authorities arrest four on meth, other accusations
Officers with the Lincoln Interagency Narcotics Team have arrested four people and accused them of a range of offenses, most drug related.
Tsunami debris response curtailed
Washington's marine debris hotline, set up to take reports of Japan tsunami debris, will be suspended at the end of the year.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Winter is the time to hunt agates and fossils on the Oregon Coast
"Somebody's been taking all the agates," says Guy DiTorrice as he strolls a stretch of sand south of Beverly Beach State Park, scanning the rocks marking the previous high tide line.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Bit of Oregon Coast History Demolished Due to Damage, Lack of Financial Support
A famed vessel from the Oregon coast, one that was on a historic national register, had to be demolished last week to the great sorrow of local history enthusiasts.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Federal report shows many Oregon beaches eroding
In this Jan. 17, 2005, file photo, Guy DiTorrice, left, walks along Beverly Beach near Newport, Ore.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
A day on jetty yields tasty surfperch
Newport is one of Oregon's many shiny seaside pearls, crowned with a majestic art-deco bridge that spans the ship channel over Yaquina Bay.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Snow moves into the Portland Metro area
PORTLAND Snow was falling early Friday morning from Astoria south along the coast, with flakes falling in the Portland Metro area and the Willamette Valley just in time for the morning commute.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Oregon Coast Weather Advisories and Warnings: Some Snow, Icy Roads
There's a winter storm warning for the central Oregon coast and inland areas south of Salem, while the north Oregon coast has a winter advisory in effect.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Five distinct humpback whale populations identified in North Pacific
Humpback whales are shown feeding. New research indicates there are five distinct populations of the whales in the North Pacific.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Central Oregon Coast Group Holds Salmon Watch Tour
An increasingly popular field trip around the back of the central Oregon coast town of Newport happens again on December 8: the Cook Creek Salmon Watch Tour.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Biz Beat 11-21-2013
For-profit banks are losing billions as more and more people discover not-for-profit credit unions which often offer better savings and loan rates, and fewer of those fees that irritate bank customers.