Regional Coasts Remember Tsunami

BROOKINGS HARBOR, Ore. — Monday marks the second anniversary of a large earthquake that hit Japan. The earthquake caused a devastating tsunami across the Pacific to the shores of Oregon and Northern California. The series of waves caused heavy damage to the boat harbors at Crescent City and Brookings-Harbor. Over the last year, millions of … Continue reading »

Relief Money To Go To Debris Clean-Up

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal disaster relief package, earmarked for victims of Superstorm Sandy, will also include money to help clear West Coast beaches of debris from the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami. It is unclear at this point how much of the relief money will go to the West Coast. Alaska’s two senators requested … Continue reading »

Tsunami Damage: One Week Later

March 18, 2011 By Erin Maxson CRESCENT CITY, Calif. — One week after a series of tsunami waves pummeled the coast, debris is being lifted from the harbor; boats are also rising from the sea floor. Crews in the Crescent City harbor are pushing debris in the water towards the excavator so it can pick … Continue reading »

Japan Tsunami Hits Southern Oregon & Northern California Coasts

March 11, 2011 Hundreds of people are dead and hundreds more missing after a massive earthquake struck northern Japan; millions are still without power. While across the Pacific Ocean, tsunami-warning sirens blare as boats drift silently without captains; the harbors in Brookings and Crescent City all but destroyed. Door-to-door evacuations started in crescent city very … Continue reading »