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Apr 2, 2013 at 11:31 AM
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is halfway through studies of the threat posed by a major offshore earthquake to its 20 dams in Oregon and southern Washington.
Mar 14, 2013 at 9:43 PM
More than 10,000 people could die when — not if — a monster earthquake and tsunami occur just off the Pacific Northwest coast, researchers told Oregon legislators Thursday.
Mar 14, 2013 at 4:47 PM
More than 10,000 people could die when — not if — a monster earthquake and tsunami occur just off the Pacific Northwest coast, a new study predicts.
Feb 26, 2013 at 11:58 AM
Coinciding with the 2-year anniversary of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami that struck off Japan's coast in March of 2011, Oregon Emergency Management is bringing a program to towns up and down the coast.
Feb 5, 2013 at 3:35 PM
Unless Oregon gets better prepared, an inevitable magnitude 9.0 earthquake off its coast could kill thousands of residents and cause more than $30 billion in damage to the economy, a state earthquake commission says.
Jan 23, 2013 at 11:40 PM
Team led by OSU scientist says earthquake prediction models are completely out-of-date
Jan 23, 2013 at 6:02 PM

CORVALLIS, Ore. - Scientists underestimated the size of earthquakes that hit Japan in 2011 and Indonesia in 2004.

Oregon State University researchers hope to make earthquake predictions a more exact science.

That's no easy...
Jan 23, 2013 at 4:37 PM
A unanimous City Council voted 8-0 to invest $750,000 to come up with a plan to rehabilitate Eugene City Hall.
Aug 1, 2012 at 1:59 PM
The Coos Bay, Ore. region is in danger of a major earthquake in the next 50 years, scientists at Oregon State University said.
Jun 27, 2012 at 8:37 AM

CORVALLIS, Ore. – At the beginning of 2010, Oregon State University geologist Bob Yeats told a national reporter that Port au Prince, Haiti, was a “time bomb” for a devastating earthquake because of its crowded, poorly constructed buildings and...
Jun 27, 2012 at 7:00 AM
A week after an Oregon State professor called Port au Prince, Haiti, a time bomb for a devastating earthquake, a magnitude 7 quake killed hundreds of thousands there. He sees other ticking time bombs around the world's active faults.
May 31, 2012 at 10:31 AM
Coos Bay Fire Chief Stan Gibson said the vivid TV images of last year's tsunami in Japan have made people on the Oregon Coast take the possibility much more seriously than about 10 years ago.
May 18, 2012 at 7:00 AM
More than four years after the Great Coastal Gale of 2007, and in the wake of the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami, Nathan Lee and a small cadre of amateur radio junkies are preparing for the worst - and having a great time doing it.
Mar 10, 2012 at 2:15 PM
Scientists and emergency managers say they've learned a lot about earthquakes and tsunamis in the last year, but they fear the public remains woefully unprepared for a disaster that is certain to happen in the Northwest.
Feb 23, 2012 at 8:00 AM
The repercussions of last year’s subduction zone earthquake and tsunami in Japan are now being felt in the Pacific Northwest.