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Dec 18, 2012 at 7:58 AM
Federal, state and tribal officials are attempting to track a large dock that was reported drifting off the coast of Washington state, one of potentially hundreds of objects that could wash up along the West Coast from the tsunami that struck Japan last year.
Dec 17, 2012 at 12:19 PM
Federal, state and tribal officials are attempting to track a large dock that was reported drifting off the coast of Washington state, one of potentially hundreds of objects that could wash up along the West Coast from the tsunami that struck Japan last year.
Nov 21, 2012 at 9:23 AM
Toshiba Corp. unveiled a robot Wednesday that the company says can withstand high radiation and help in nuclear disasters. But it remains unclear what exactly the new machine will be capable of doing if and when it gets the go-ahead to enter Japan's...
Sep 23, 2012 at 1:45 PM
In the wake of all the tsunami debris that hit the coast earlier this year, some volunteers at the annual SOLV Beach Cleanup expected this year to be different.
Sep 21, 2012 at 5:01 PM
A huge hunk of tsunami debris from Japan is drifting ever-closer to Hawaii's shoreline.  The dock has a surface area close to 250-square-feet larger than the debris that washed up on Agate Beach in June.
Sep 6, 2012 at 11:06 AM
It may be a post office miracle -- a postcard from Japan recently arrived in Aberdeen at the office of Mayor Bill Simpson. It's from the town of Sapporo, where a victim of the March 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami is now living with relatives.
Sep 5, 2012 at 4:57 PM
It may be a post office miracle -- a postcard from Japan recently arrived in Aberdeen at the office of Mayor Bill Simpson. It's from the town of Sapporo, where a victim of the March 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami is now living with relatives.
Aug 27, 2012 at 11:06 AM

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden will visit Honeyman State Park on Friday, August 31, 2012, to discuss the problem of tsunami debris with federal, state and local officials.

Wyden's office convened some of the first meetings on the coast to...
Aug 27, 2012 at 10:53 AM
Tsunami-fed silt, along with other underwater gunk built up over decades, has left the basin's waters dangerously shallow for even private boats that risk breaking propellers at low tide.
Aug 3, 2012 at 2:25 PM
Scott Korab of Ballard Diving and Salvage said crews hoped to finish cutting the dock into five pieces and hauling them away for recycling by Saturday or Sunday.
Aug 3, 2012 at 12:02 AM

AGATE BEACH, Ore. - The first section cut off from the Japanese dock that floated up on an Oregon beach after last year’s tsunami was lifted free of the larger piece by a crane Thursday afternoon.

Crews placed the section back on the...
Aug 2, 2012 at 9:45 AM
A salvage team has run into problems cutting up the Japanese dock that floated up on an Oregon beach after last year's tsunami.
Aug 1, 2012 at 7:25 PM
Crowds of people flooded the Japanese dock removal site, hoping to soak in the excitement surrounding the relocation of the dock.
Aug 1, 2012 at 8:17 PM
A seal that would normally live in waters around the Aleutian Islands and California has shown up thousands of miles away on a beach in Hawaii, officials said Wednesday.
Aug 1, 2012 at 10:28 AM
Contractors started cutting up the Japanese dock that washed up on Agate Beach in June on Wednesday morning.