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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.
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 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 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...
Feb 26, 2013 at 11:58 AM
Coinciding with the 2-year anniversary of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami that struck off Japan's coast in March of 2011, Oregon Emergency Management is bringing a program to towns up and down the coast.
Feb 22, 2013 at 1:28 PM
A contractor hauled a 30-foot derelict boat off Horsfall Beach on Thursday at a cost of $2,500 to the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.
Feb 6, 2013 at 4:13 PM
Workers pulled a 1-ton boat from the sand Wednesday and disposed of the tsunami debris in a landfill.
Jan 23, 2013 at 11:28 PM
Former Newport Mayor Mark McConnell says the dock section will be cut into a smaller piece to fit its new home.
Jan 17, 2013 at 1:38 PM
The dock that washed ashore on a remote Washington beach last month has been confirmed as debris from the March 2011 tsunami in Japan.
Dec 28, 2012 at 10:33 AM
No highly invasive species of plants or animals were found in the first look at the dock that washed ashore last week near Forks.
Dec 22, 2012 at 8:25 AM
Hiking over primitive coastal trails, a team reached a dock that apparently floated from Japan after last year's tsunami and just washed ashore on a Washington beach, and an official said the group found Japanese writing inside the structure.