Tsunami Invasive Species Impact Unknown

NEWPORT, Ore. — Scientists from Oregon State University released a report Wednesday saying the potential damage from invasive species found on tsunami debris may not be known for years. More than three dozen pieces of debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami have washed ashore on the Northwest coast carrying species of algae, barnacles, mussels, starfish, … Continue reading »

More Japanese Tsunami Debris Washes Up

GLENEDEN BEACH, Ore. — Scientists closely inspected what appears to be the latest round of Japanese tsunami debris to wash ashore in Oregon. A boat, washed away during the tsunami that followed the Tohoku earthquake on March 11, 2011, now sits on Gleneden Beach. The 30-foot vessel is hull up and embedded with sand. It … Continue reading »

Residents React to Tsunami Advisory

FLORENCE, Ore. — The National Weather Service (NWS) said the earthquake that rattled off the western coast of Canada will not generate a tsunami. Saturday night, there were some threats to British Columbia, Alaska and Hawaii and even an advisory for parts of the Oregon Coast. The Oregon Coast is now in the clear, but … Continue reading »

Tsunami Dock Removed from Beach

AGATE BEACH, Ore. — Visitors to the beach today say they cant believe how quickly the area has transformed when just a few days ago the dock was sunk into the sandy ground. After four days of work any visible sign of the more than 160-ton dock is gone. Some visitors told KEZI 9 News … Continue reading »

Crews Begin Dismantling Dock

NEWPORT, Ore. — Crews worked all afternoon to start the process of removing the Japanese tsunami dock off Agate Beach. Workers ran into a few problems, but those issues didn’t stop people from watching the dock’s dismantling. Click on the video above to see the full story.

Japanese Tsunami Dock to be Dismantled

AGATE BEACH, Ore. — The Japanese dock that washed ashore at Agate Beach will be dismantled. The winning bid goes to Ballard Diving and Salvage out of Vancouver, Washington. The dock will be removed in pieces costing the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department about $84,00. The department opted to dismantle the dock rather than keep … Continue reading »