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  1. Most of whale's blubber, tissue now buried; 15 feet of skeleton taken to NewportRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | KCBY-TV Coos Bay

    This undated photo supplied by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, researchers harvest the carcass of a blue whale that washed up on the beach recently near Gold Beach, Ore. Authorities estimate that the 78-foot long dead blue whale weighing over 100 pounds was dead for about two weeks before it washed up onto the sandy beach.


  2. Blue whale washes up on Oregon CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | KCBY-TV Coos Bay

    The skeleton of a 78-foot blue whale that washed ashore Monday will be preserved and put on display in Newport. But first, students from the OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center and other volunteers have to strip the 4-inch thick blubber from the carcass of the whale, said Calum Stevenson, an ocean shore specialist with Oregon Parks and Recreation.


  3. Detectives seek tips on Salem man missing since last SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | KCBY-TV Coos Bay

    SALEM, Ore. It's been almost a year since 59-year-old Daniel Alvin Zwicker last contacted his family members, and Salem Police detectives are asking anyone with information on his disappearance to help bring him home.


  4. About 200 whales cut migration short to live off Oregon CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2015 | KCBY-TV Coos Bay

    NEWPORT, Ore. Every year, some 20,000 gray whales migrate between the breeding lagoons of Baja, Mexico, and the bountiful feeding grounds off British Columbia and Alaska, often passing close to shore along the Northwest coast creating a popular tourist attraction.


  5. Seaweed offers twice the nutrition of kale - and tastes like baconRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | KCBY-TV Coos Bay

    Chris Langdon has been growing and studying dulse at Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport Oregon for decades and is now working with the Food Innovation Center in Portland on creating healthy and appealing dishes. . Photo by Stephen Ward, OSU Extension and Experiment Station Communications.


  6. Series of earthquakes strikes off Oregon coast; no tsunami threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | KCBY-TV Coos Bay

    A series of three earthquakes have rumbled off the Oregon coast, but all appeared too distant to cause any problems on land. The U.S. Geological Survey says the largest was a magnitude-5.8 quake that struck shortly before 10 p.m. Sunday and was centered in the Pacific nearly 300 miles west of Newport.


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