Yaquina River Dredging Project

TOLEDO, Ore. — Yaquina Bay hopes to be a lot cleaner thanks to a new cleanup grant. The Port of Toledo awarded the Yaquina River Cleanup Project more than $230,000 from their Marine Navigation Improvement Fund. The grant will be used to clean up sediment contamination around the Fred Wahl Dry Dock. This will supplement … 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 »

Fishing Vessel Runs Aground near Newport

YAQUINA BAY, Ore. — Three people are being treated for possible hypothermia after their fishing vessel ended up grounded near Newport Sunday afternoon. The U.S. Coast Guard got a call from crew members saying their vessel was about to run aground on Yaquina Bay’s South Jetty. The fishermen ended up swimming to shore. Seven-hundred gallons … Continue reading »