Pedestrian Pinned by Truck

NEWPORT, Ore. – Newport Police responded to a vehicle verse pedestrian crash Sunday. Police say the crash occurred on the 900 block of NE Eads Street. A 17-year-old driver was stopped at the stop sign on 9th Street and NE Eads Street. She was pulling way, when she turned too far to the right. She … Continue reading »

Cat Rescued From Fire

NEWPORT, Ore. — Family members are breathing a sigh of relief after learning firefighters rescued their cat after a fire destroyed their home on Wednesday. But it is the way that the cat survived that makes one wonder if felines really have nine lives. Psycho, a three-year-old Calico cat, is Cheryl and Mark Anderson’s “baby.” “She’s … Continue reading »

Serial Robber Suspect Caught

NEWPORT, Ore. – The Newport Police Department says it caught the man suspected of robbing motels in Albany, Wilsonville, Portland, Cannon Beach, Newport and in Washington. Police arrested 40-year-old Ernest Dean in northwest Portland Friday following a high-risk traffic stop. They believe Dean is the suspect involved in a crime spree that started in September. … Continue reading »

Seafood and Wine Festival Kicks Off

NEWPORT, Ore. – The coast saw winds of more than 50 miles per hour earlier this week, and though it caused some concern for organizers of the Newport Seafood and Wine Festival, the event is up and running for its 37th year. It was opening night Thursday evening for the event, on a much milder … Continue reading »

Boat Misses Jetty Entrance, Runs Aground

NEWPORT, Ore. – A grounded boat that ended up on Newport’s South Beach forced three fishermen to swim ashore Saturday afternoon. One of the boat’s owners says the crew was trying to make its way back into Yaquina Bay for the day, but instead got stuck south of the jetty. “The crew was coming in … Continue reading »

Tiny Shrimp, Big Business

  NEWPORT, Ore. — Shrimp fishing is booming in Oregon. It’s good news on this National Shrimp Day. The tiny shellfish has come a long way in Oregon. Since shrimp fishing began in the 1950s, it’s grown into a multi-million dollar business. Last year, fishermen caught 49 million pounds of shrimp, worth about $24 million. … Continue reading »

ODFW Opens Free Angler Libraries

NEWPORT, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is making it easier than ever for kids 17 years old and younger to discover the joy of fishing. ODFW opened four equipment lending libraries along the Oregon coast. At each library kids can access  everything they need for recreation fishing. Fishing rods and reels … Continue reading »

Fishermen Concerned about Tsunami Debris

NEWPORT, Ore. — Now that the dock washed ashore near Newport, local fishermen worry what other debris they might encounter out at sea. The Newport fishermen KEZI 9 News spoke with say they were surprised to see how large the dock is. They say they’ve seen plenty of debris recently while they’ve been out fishing, … Continue reading »

Tsunami Dock’s Attraction Boosts Local Economy

NEWPORT, Ore. — Those headed to the coast to take a look at the dock that washed ashore on Tuesday are also stopping at local businesses to shop. Business owners KEZI 9 News spoke with in Newport say any time something washes ashore along the coast they see an increase in sales. They say the … Continue reading »

Dock Decision Still Looms

NEWPORT, Ore. — Oregon Parks and Recreation crews are still trying to decide what to do with that large dock that washed ashore near Newport. They have two options, either demolish it on site or pull it out to sea to salvage it. Estimates reveal either way would cost tens of thousands of dollars. “We … Continue reading »

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