Chris Havel

Rachael McDonald

A large pile of trash found last weekend on a beach south of Newport may not have been left by one person, according to Chris Havel with the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. But he says most beach trash comes from carelessness, not illegal dumping.

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

The 20-foot juvenile humpback whale that washed ashore yesterday near Waldport has been euthanized today after efforts to save the mammal failed.

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department has released plans for its newest state park, just south of Tillamook.

Springtime Is Snowy Plover Nesting Time

Mar 14, 2014

Springtime on the Southern Oregon Coast means more people traveling to beaches to catch some sun, or perhaps fly a kite. But, beachgoers share the sand with the Western Snowy Plover, which means observing new restrictions to ensure a successful nesting season for the endangered species.