Category Archives: Oregon Coast News

New amenities, warmer tents at Seafood & Wine Festival

NEWPORT — The 42nd annual Newport Seafood Wine Festival from Feb. 21-24 will showcase more than 150 wines from the Pacific Northwest, along with many culinary professionals and regional artisans, according to the event’s website. The event’s sponsors, including Chinook Winds … Continue reading

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2 former interns sue Oregon Legislature over alleged sexual harassment

SALEM — Two women who worked as interns for former Oregon Sen. Jeff Kruse are suing Kruse, the Legislature and Senate President Peter Courtney, accusing them of making the Capitol a hostile workplace. Anne Montgomery and Adrianna Martin-Wyatt were law … Continue reading

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ENVIRONMENT: Beach erosion on the increase | News

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Oregon on track to be 1st state with mandated rent controls

By: ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press …read more at https://www.wsbtv.com/news/national/oregon-on-track-to-be-1st-state-with-mandated-rent-controls/923609854

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Oregon moves closer to statewide rent control law

Salem, Ore. – Faced with a housing shortage and skyrocketing rents, Oregon is on track to become the first state to impose mandatory rent controls, with a measure establishing tenant protections moving swiftly through the Legislature. Many residents have testified … Continue reading

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Massive ‘ARkStorm’ flood could devastate Oregon and California: Morning Briefing for Wednesday, Feb. 20

Subscribe to get the Morning Briefing newsletter delivered to your email inbox weekdays at 7 a.m. Today’s stories WEATHER WORRIES: California now worries about the massive “ARkStorm” flood, which could also devastate Oregon. Read more. CONTROVERSIAL TEXTS: A police union … Continue reading

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Tsunami ‘Go Bags’ being offered by Oregon coast hotel

MANZANITA, Ore. — The Ocean Inn hotel in Manzanita has started providing tsunami  “Go Bags” survival kits for its guests who may suddenly have to evacuate. In a Facebook post by the Emergency Volunteer Corps of Nehalem Bay, hotel owner … Continue reading

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Record number of campers stayed at Oregon state parks in 2018

If you felt like some of Oregon’s campgrounds were a little more crowded in 2018, you weren’t alone. According to data released in February by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, the state park system set a new record with … Continue reading

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Oregon coast libraries won’t fine overdue children’s material

COOS COUNTY, Ore. — The Coastline Library System announced on Feb.19 that public libraries in Coos and Curry counties will not be charging overdue fines on children’s material. Children’s material includes books and audiobooks. The new guidelines do not apply … Continue reading

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Police: Tips Helped Identify Woman Found Dead on Oregon Coast

LINCOLN CITY, Ore. — UPDATE: Tips called in over an Oregon State Police hotline helped investigators identify the woman found dead north of Road’s End in Lincoln County, the agency said. OSP has identified her as 63-year-old Satin Fever Star … Continue reading

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