Newport, Oregon— “The importance of our oceans is difficult to overestimate. They are crucial to our health, our food supply and our economy. I look forward to discussing these issues and the important work of the Oregon Coast Aquarium,” said Cyliva Hayes, First Lady of Oregon who will speak at the Oregon Coast Aquarium’s Ocean Steward Luncheon. The event, on Tuesday, May 14, is generously presented by Oregon Coast Bank and will be hosted by NW Natural at their headquarters in Portland.
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Florence OR - What appears to be another part of a torii (sacred arch) was removed from the ocean shore near Florence about mid-day on April 9, 2013. Leisure Excavating from Florence transported it from the Siuslaw River South Jetty to a nearby state park maintenance compound for safekeeping.
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Newport, Oregon— Ever wished you could work at the most popular tourism destination on the Oregon Coast? This may be your chance! The Oregon Coast Aquarium, Wildlife Trading Company and Sharpshooter Imaging will host a job fair on Tuesday, April 9, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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Part of a special free-standing arch called a torii washed up in Oceanside on March 22 (Debris Found on Oregon Beach Could Have Cultural Significance in Japan). Since then, other pieces of wood have washed ashore that have prompted more than a dozen reports to Oregon Parks and Recreation Department coast staff. These pieces of normal woody debris do not have to be reported.
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ASTORIA, Ore. — The U.S. Coast Guard, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, other state and local agencies, along with Chevron Shipping and numerous pollution response and salvage companies and organizations participated in a major drill in Astoria, Thursday, designed to prepare personnel for a coordinated response in the event of a large vessel collision, fire and oil spill in the Lower Columbia River Region.
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Newport, Oregon – It’s the town with two lighthouses, numerous aquarium and science attractions, a host of hiking possibilities, a waterfront full of sea lions and mammoth ships, some of the hottest bay crabbing on the coast, and miles of pristine beaches.
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Newport, Oregon— “There is nothing like shaking hands with the largest species of octopus in the world, or waking up in the Passages of the Deep tunnels surrounded by dozens of sharks,” said Wendy Spaulding, Education Programs Coordinator for the Oregon Coast Aquarium. Continue reading “The Oregon Coast Aquarium Offers Extended Hours for Spring Break” »
Rep. Boone carries resolution on the House floor
SALEM – The Oregon House of Representatives passed House Joint Memorial 3 today, urging the U.S. Congress to support the marketing of Oregon seafood. The fishing economy is vital to the Oregon coast, especially the north coast region between Astoria and Tillamook.
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SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will award one coast-wide and four south-coast bay clam dive permits on April 12, 2013 at ODFW headquarters in Salem.
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Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into the cause of Sunday morning’s single vehicle fatal traffic crash along Highway 101 in Lakeside that resulted in the death of a 60-year old man and minor injuries to his wife. Both names are released in this update.
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