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Apr 26, 2013 at 3:00 PM
A barnacle-covered fishing boat that washed ashore this month in Crescent City, Calif., has been confirmed as the first debris from the 2011 tsunami in Japan to reach California's shores.
Apr 9, 2013 at 6:27 PM

FLORENCE, Ore. - What appears to be another part of a torii (sacred temple arch) was removed from the ocean shore near Florence about mid-day on April 9, 2013, according to the Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department.

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Apr 6, 2013 at 9:39 AM
What a long, strange trip it's been for a small striped fish native to Japan that apparently hitched a cross-Pacific ride in a small boat believed to be part of a tide of debris from that country's March 2011 tsunami.
Mar 28, 2013 at 5:58 PM
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the last of a 65-foot long dock that traveled across the ocean after the Japanese tsunami has been removed from a remote beach on Washington's Olympic Peninsula.
Mar 25, 2013 at 7:00 AM
Both Coos Bay and North Bend are officially 'Tsunami Ready' according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Coos and Douglas counties as a whole are also considered 'Tsunami Ready.'
Mar 25, 2013 at 10:50 AM
A possible piece of tsunami debris that washed ashore in Tillamook County Sunday may be the most culturally-significant piece of debris we’ve seen on our shores.
Mar 25, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Volunteers will be combing Oregon's coastline this weekend as part of SOLVE's annual spring beach cleanup.
Mar 24, 2013 at 9:20 PM

COOS COUNTY, Ore. -- Both Coos Bay and North Bend are officially 'Tsunami Ready' according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Representatives from the National Weather Service awarded signs to both cities on...
Mar 18, 2013 at 8:28 AM
Protection of an endangered species could slow down tsunami debris clean up on parts of the Oregon coast.
Mar 15, 2013 at 10:03 AM
Workers are waiting in Forks for better weather to start removing a 65-foot long dock that washed ashore on the Washington coast from the Japanese tsunami.
Mar 15, 2013 at 9:58 AM
Authorities say another derelict boat was removed from an Oregon beach north of Florence.
Mar 15, 2013 at 9:47 AM

FLORENCE, Ore. -- A derelict boat was removed from an Oregon beach north of Florence.

The 24-foot non-motorized boat was removed from the ocean shore near Muriel Ponsler Wayside on Thursday and taken to a local...
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.
Mar 9, 2013 at 10:03 AM
The Japanese government estimated 1.5 million tons of debris was floating in the ocean in the immediate aftermath of the disaster, which devastated a long stretch of Japan's northeastern coast and killed thousands of people. But it's not clear how...