The Coast Guard transported a stricken engineer from a motor vessel moored in the Columbia River near Astoria, to awaiting EMS on shore in Astoria, Thursday.
Oregon's seasonally adjusted monthly job gain of 7,500 in March was the largest since November 2005 when 9,300 jobs were added.
The Oregon State Marine Board will be holding an open house on Monday, April 21 from 3 pm to 5 pm and 6 pm to 8 pm and invites recreational boaters to come to the agency's office at 435 Commercial Street NE, in Salem. The agency Director, Scott Brewen will give an overview of the agency's budget and business model as well as the documented trends in boating uses in Oregon.
State shellfish managers today approved a series of morning razor-clam digs starting Monday, April 14, at Twin Harbors and expanding to include three other ocean beaches over the next week. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the digs after marine toxin tests showed the clams are safe to eat. No digging will be allowed at any beach after noon.