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Jan 19, 2012 at 11:59 AM
We live along elk creek in Noti normaly the creek is about 1-4 feet. We now have a river with insane rapids with logs rushing down fast! Our yard has about 3 feet of water in it. My grandpa says it...
By taylor21
Channel: Weather
Sep 3, 2010 at 3:41 PM
Toxic algae levels in the South Umpqua River are 200 times greater than the water that killed three dogs last summer along Elk Creek.
Aug 24, 2010 at 1:45 PM
Oregon health officials issued warnings for high levels of toxic algae in the South Umpqua River and the Jackson County Whetstone Pond.
Jun 23, 2010 at 5:43 PM
Blue-green algae blooms in bodies of water around Oregon every summer, leading the state to issue health advisories warning people to stay out of the water.
May 27, 2010 at 3:29 PM
The arrival of Memorial Day also brings the annual holiday reminder from state health officials about toxic algae blooms in Oregon lakes and reservoirs.
May 27, 2010 at 2:49 PM
Kuta Ku was a therapy dog, who brought comfort to dozens of people outside his family - and the first confirmed case of a canine fatality from a toxic algae bloom in Oregon.
Nov 23, 2009 at 5:11 PM
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.
Oct 20, 2009 at 6:56 AM
A toxic blue-green algae bloom in Douglas County was the most serious of 21 such blooms reported this year in Oregon lakes, streams and reservoirs.
Sep 23, 2009 at 3:12 AM
After hearing about the toxic blue green algae blooms near Elk Creek, this beauty product (hair conditioning mask) caught my eye. I didn't see any kind of warning on it. Is something like this...
By Producer_Jen
Channel: Local News
Sep 11, 2009 at 9:02 PM
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.
Sep 10, 2009 at 1:41 PM
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.
Sep 7, 2009 at 11:31 AM
Four dogs died in three weeks, after spending time at Elk Creek. Whatever caused their deaths has been a mystery but now health officials say they may have narrowed down a source.
Sep 4, 2009 at 5:07 PM
The Douglas County health department is telling people to stay out of Elk Creek because of high algae levels.
Sep 1, 2009 at 10:04 AM
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...
Aug 28, 2009 at 9:30 AM
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.