Boaters Rewarded for Life Jackets

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon State Marine Board, Lincoln County and Tillamook County Sheriff’s Offices and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary are teaming up to evaluate life jacket wear in Oregon. Marine deputies will reward adults who are wearing their life jackets as part of a nationwide Wear It campaign, which educates boaters about the … 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 »

Fatal Crash on Highway 6 near Tillamook

TILLAMOOK, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into a single-vehicle crash Sunday morning. OSP troopers say around 8 a.m. a Jeep was travelling westbound on Highway 6 near milepost 6 when it left the highway, struck a tree and rolled down an embankment into the Wilson River. Two anglers heard the crash … Continue reading »