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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.
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.
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.
Aug 4, 2012 at 5:48 PM
Two pieces of a concrete dock that floated from Japan to an Oregon beach have been loaded onto trucks and carried away to be salvaged.
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 10:28 AM
Contractors started cutting up the Japanese dock that washed up on Agate Beach in June on Wednesday morning.
Jul 28, 2012 at 10:16 AM
The city of Newport plans to save one large piece of the dock for a memorial to be displayed at the Marine Science Center.
Jul 24, 2012 at 9:06 AM
Officials are monitoring a large piece of possible tsunami debris that appears to be a barge about 25 miles off Washington state's coast.
Jul 19, 2012 at 1:21 PM

NEWPORT, Ore. - The dead birds showed up on the beach not far from where a dock from a Japanese port washed up.

The juxtaposition put attention on the bird bodies.

Oregon State University professor Rob Suryan says...
Jul 18, 2012 at 2:37 PM
The dead birds showed up on the beach not far from where a dock from a Japanese port washed up.