Crab Season Starts in Oregon

NEWPORT, Ore. — Fresh Dungeness crab will be on the menu this holiday season in Oregon. Crab season started Monday. The Port of Newport looked pretty empty Monday morning, as fishing crews started heading out to sea. ODFW says tests show crab exceeded the minimum pre-season criteria in Oregon waters, but fishermen say crab season … Continue reading »

OSP Recovers Illegal Crab Pots

TILLAMOOK, Ore. — Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Division says it recovered over 150 illegal crab pots from two men following a three-month investigation. Troopers started investigating in December 2013 when a mandatory hold inspection was put on the ship, Valkyrie. The ship deployed commercial crab pots in the Pacific Ocean and did not … Continue reading »

Out & About: Jan. 18th-20th

If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend, KDUK’s Valerie Steele has these suggestions. There are many events happening including lots of comedy, dance, running and more. Broadway in Eugene is bringing together ’80s rock and roll and a great love story for its show Rock of Ages. A small town girl meets … Continue reading »

Three Fishermen Rescued near Coos Bay

COOS BAY, Ore. — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three fishermen near Coos Bay Wednesday. It says the men’s 39-foot crab boat Robert Henry ran aground 400 yards off Cape Arago. At about 3:30 a.m., helicopter crew brought the crew members to shore. Investigators will assess the scene for potential pollution. The Coast Guard says … Continue reading »