Tsunami Dock Now A Part of State History

FLORENCE, Ore. — The Japanese dock which washed ashore on Agate Beach is now officially part of Oregon’s history. Two pieces of the massive 201-ton dock arrived at the Oregon Historical Society. The dock is one of only five pieces of confirmed tsunami debris to hit the coast of Oregon, Washinton and Alaska, but the … Continue reading »

Tsunami Silt Clean Up In Brookings

BROOKINGS, Ore. — Crews in Brookings will begin removing silt accumulating in Port Brookings from the Japan 2011 tsunami. The silty debris will be pumped through a pipe to a federally approved undersea dump site, about a mile from the Chetco River. Construction and testing will begin as week from tomorrow, and pumping could begin … Continue reading »

Cautions Issued For Tsunami Debris

AGATE BEACH, Ore. — A Klamath Falls company is among six that have submitted bids to remove the dock that washed up on Agate Beach. That company has entered a bid of nearly $116,000 to tow the dock to Newport. There are 5 other companies that entered bids. The dock is debris from last year’s … Continue reading »