Second Annual Teddy Bear Toss To Benefit Kids Hope Center

A Southwestern Oregon Community College Basketball Game will also benefit the Kid’s Hope Center. SWOCC’s Junior Chamber of Commerce along with the schools Associated Student Government is holding its second annual “Teddy Bear Toss” to benefit the Kid’s Hope Center and the Pediatric Unit at the Bay Area Hospital. The Teddy Bear Toss will be [...]

Free Oceanography Seminar In Charleston

[ February 18, 2017; 9:00 AM; ] The Shoreline Education for Awareness is hosting a seminar on Oceanography on Saturday, February 18th from 9am to 12 Noon at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology Boathouse auditorium, at Boat Basin Road in Charleston. Dr. Allen Shanks, Professor of Marine Biology at OIMB, will give a presentation on ocean dynamics and how oceans influence [...]

Two Men Safely Rescued From Cave By Coast Guard

Crews with the Coast Guard rescued two men who found themselves stranded inside a cave south of Yachats on Tuesday night. Watch standers in North Bend received the report of the stranded men from the Lincoln County Fire Department who requested assistance from the Coast Guard when one man fell in the water. The other [...]


NWS HIGH WIND WARNING: High Wind Warning remains in effect from 7:00 AM Wednesday to 4:00 AM Thursday. * Winds: south 40 to 60 mph with gusts to 70 mph possible. * Timing: winds will increase Wednesday morning and afternoon, reaching a peak Wednesday evening into Wednesday night. *** There is also a HIGH SURF ADVISORY [...]

Body Found on Beach Identified

The body found on Horsfall Beach on Saturday has been identified as 31 year-old Elmira resident Jayson Dean Thomas. Thomas was washed out to sea on January 15, 2017 along with his toddler son by a sneaker wave near Floras Lake in Curry County.