Tuesday, September 30, 2014
  • Fishing Report

Oregon Health Care Quality Corporation (Q Corp) has released updated quality scores for primary care clinics across the state on its Partner for Quality Care website. The site allows consumers and other stakeholders to compare how clinics in Oregon perform in areas such as preventive care, chronic disease care and appropriate use of health care services.  After reviewing the data it becomes clear the quality scoring is less than useful for rural Oregonians on the coast.

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Clatsop Economic Development Resources in cooperation with Clatsop Community College and the Oregon Governor's office is bringing a seminar and networking opportunity back to the North Coast that last year had a positive effect on local businesses that met certification standards attracting contract work.

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An 87-year old Seaside man died Saturday night following an afternoon single vehicle traffic crash along Highway 101 north of Gearhart. Preliminary investigation indicates the victim may have had a medical emergency prior to driving off the highway and crashing his vehicle.

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Five people were seriously injured Sunday morning in a two-vehicle head-on traffic crash on Highway 26 about eight miles east of Highway 101 in Clatsop County. Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation.

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A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and a Cannon Beach Fire Rescue crew rescued two women from a cliff near Cannon Beach on Sunday.

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Warm weather and dry conditions have prompted the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) to tighten fire restrictions in Northwest Oregon starting July 19. The "regulated-use closure" rules will place limits on a variety of activities that could ignite a wildfire

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Investigators in the Warrenton fire at Pacific Coast Seafoods plant believe that fire was caused by the use of a torch on the roof. The torch was being used to seal newly installed vents on the roof. The Warrenton Fire Department released those findings about the June 4th fire.

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Rescue crews responded to Ecola State Park Wednesday around 5:00pm.  A female was stranded on a hillside near Ecola State park after chasing her runaway dog.  The dog had fallen approximately 70-feet down a hillside but was uninjured.  While trying to get the dog the tide was coming in trapping the individual.  The Clatsop County High Angle Rescue Team along with the Cannon Beach Fire and Rescue and Cannon Beach Police Department coordinated in the extrication of the trapped female.  She was uninjured.  The rescue lasted nearly 4 hours.

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