Coos Bay woman died after her car left the road and became submerged in Elk Creek off Highway 38 just west of Drain. Police identified the victim as Darcie Kroh, 32, of Coos Bay, Ore. The vehicle was reported to Oregon State Police just before noon Monday.
Blue green algae shows up in lakes, rivers and reservoirs across Oregon every summer - sometimes with deadly consequences. Tests confirmed at least one of the four dogs that died after visiting Elk Creek in Douglas County died from the toxic algae.
Tests confirmed blue green algae killed at least one of the two dogs that died along Elk Creek last month, according to Oregon State University. The two dogs from Eugene died suddenly after visiting Elk Creek near Elkton, Ore., in Douglas County.
A dog died Sunday along Elk Creek, less than 3 miles updstream from where two dogs suddenly died Aug. 21 after playing in the creek of Highway 138. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office recommends people stay out of Elk Creek until the source of the...
The Douglas County Sheriffs Office posted signs up and down the river after several dogs died after visiting the popular fishing home. But some people say that's not enough. So they've made their own signs.