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Gas and Oil Prices at Record Highs

Oregon triple A reports that gas and oil prices remain at record highs for this time of year. The national average for unleaded rises five cents this week to $3.90, while Oregon’s statewide average adds six-and-a-half cents to $4.07. Since the start of 2012, the national average has jumped 67 cents, while Oregon’s average has [...]


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ODOT Extends Studded Tire Season

ODOT is extending the studded tire season through Monday, April 9. Statewide weather forecasts call for continued difficult driving conditions in snow zones during the first week in April. Motorists should have their studded tires removed from their vehicles by 12:01 am Tuesday, April 10. ODOT encourages drivers to not wait until the deadline if [...]


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ODFW Regulation Changes

The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife wants to remind ocean anglers of two important regulation changes that begin April 1 and continue through the end of September. Sport fishing for bottomfish offshore of the 30-fathom line (as defined by waypoints) is closed beginning April 1. In previous years the fishery was closed outside the 40-fathom [...]


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Flood Warning For Coquille River At Coquille

The National Weather Service in Medford reports the Flood Warning continues for the Coquille river at Coquille from now to late Monday night. At 3:30am this morning, the stage was 18 feet. The river is expected to rise to minor flood stage this afternoon and remain at minor flood stage through tomorrow afternoon. The river [...]


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ODF&W Starts Season With New Trawl Fishing Method

Oregon commercial shrimpers aim to catch nothing but shrimp when the season opens April 1st. Bycatch Reduction Devices—or BRD’s–have been part of the Oregon pink shrimp fishery for more than a decade, but this season the entire Oregon shrimp fleet will use the most effective BRD’s yet. A BRD is a circular metal grate with [...]