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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.

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 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 9:14 AM
More debris that may have come from the Japanese tsunami has been reported at Oceanside Beach.
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 22, 2013 at 7:28 PM
The Washington Marine Debris Task Force says a 20-foot boat washed ashore Friday on the Long Beach Peninsula.
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 11, 2013 at 11:54 AM
Amid growing dissatisfaction with the slow pace of recovery, Japan marked the second anniversary Monday of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead or missing and has displaced more than 300,000.
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...
Mar 5, 2013 at 11:39 AM
Scientists from Oregon State University, who have examined more than three dozen pieces of debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami that have washed ashore on the Northwest coast, say the potential damage from invasive species may not be known for years.
Feb 27, 2013 at 7:00 PM
A new exhibit featuring a portion of a dock that washed ashore near Newport more than a year after the devastating March 2011 Tohoku, Japan, earthquake and tsunami will open on Sunday, March 10, 2013, at Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine...