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Dec 19, 2012 at 3:14 PM
Floods, landslides, maybe even snow - in other words, this Thursday in Oregon.
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.
Sep 1, 2011 at 5:00 AM
On the northern flank of Mount Hood, a scar in the earth's crust stretches for several miles beneath the fir trees that hide it from airborne observers.
Aug 30, 2011 at 6:00 AM
When the next devastating earthquake strikes off the Northwest coast, it is expected to send a tsunami so fast that it could leave coastal communities with perhaps 20 minutes to escape the surge of water.
Jun 20, 2011 at 3:23 PM
When you type the words "Prophet of Doom" into the Google search page, his name pops up as one of the top ten hits. Add the word "earthquake" and his name is the first 10 links on the page. So, why does a gray-haired Oregon state geology official...
Jan 19, 2011 at 4:20 PM
“It’s been a long struggle to convince Oregonians that these risks are real, that it will happen here and we have to prepare for it,” said Bob Yeats, a professor emeritus of geology at OSU and international leader in earthquake science and history.
Jan 19, 2011 at 4:20 PM
CORVALLIS, Ore. – As thousands of Oregonians participate next week in the “Great Oregon ShakeOut” – the state’s first comprehensive earthquake drill – they should consider the history of other global disasters and accept that such preparation in all...
Jan 15, 2011 at 6:00 PM
People in western Oregon, north of Florence and Cottage Grove, need to be aware of the increased potential for debris flows as a result of large amounts of rain.
Sep 28, 2010 at 9:38 AM
Press release As part of an ongoing Tsunami Outreach and Education Program adminstered by Oregon Emergency Management (OEM) and the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI), the coastal communities of Waldport, Yachats and Seal...
Jun 25, 2010 at 8:50 AM
Eugene police are moving out of downtown Eugene. The city agreed to buy a building at 300 Country Club Road which will be used for the new police headquarters.
Jun 2, 2010 at 4:40 PM
Record-setting rain has put the Coast Range and Cascades on landslide watch, and people who live along the Willamette and Santiam rivers have been advised to protect irrigation pumps from rising river levels.
Jun 2, 2010 at 9:45 AM
Oregon's anti-spring appears set to continue through most the week.
May 24, 2010 at 9:30 AM
By David Stauth Oregon State University Residents of a small Oregon coastal community are moving closer to the creation of something that’s never before been built in the United States – a structure designed specifically to withstand a major...
Mar 15, 2010 at 11:00 AM
The fourth earthquake in four days hit off the coast of Oregon Monday. There were no immediate reports of it being felt or causing damage, and there is no danger of it generating a tsunami.
Mar 2, 2010 at 12:25 PM
The disaster in Chile has brought new attention to an undersea fault along the Pacific Northwest capable of producing the same type of mega earthquake and inflicting heavy damage on bustling cities like Seattle, Portland and Vancouver.