Mill Beach Health Advisory Lifted

BROOKINGS, Ore. – A public health advisory put in place by the Oregon Health Authority at Mill Beach in Curry County has been lifted. Testing shows fecal bacteria levels have subsided in the area. The advisory was issued August 7th after samples of water showed higher-than-normal fecal bacteria levels in ocean waters. Although test results … Continue reading »

Man Rescued from Bottom of Cliff

NEAR BROOKINGS, Ore. — A Brookings man was saved via a search and rescue mission Friday evening after the Curry County Sheriff’s Office got a 911 transfer call from the Brookings Police Department alerting them of the situation. Residents of the Rainbow Rock Condominiums just north of Brookings on Highway 101 reported that a male … Continue reading »

Health Advisory for Alsea River Beach

ALSEA RIVER BEACH, Ore. — A health advisory is in effect after higher-than-normal bacteria levels were found at Lincoln County beach. The Oregon Health Authority issues the advisory for Alsea River Beach on Thursday. The Health Authority says the higher-than-normal level was found in the river upstream of the Alsea Bay Bridge. Samples taken from … Continue reading »

Water Health Advisory for Harris Beach

HARRIS BEACH, Ore. – A health advisory has been issued for water contact at Harris Beach in Curry County. Higher than normal bacteria levels were found at the east end of Goat Island. Officials advise the public to avoid the ocean water, nearby creeks and also runoff flowing into the ocean. More susceptible is the … Continue reading »

Health Advisory for Northern OR Beaches

CLATSOP CTY., Ore. — A health advisory is being issued for two coastal locations in Northern Oregon. Oregon Health Authority has issued two advisories for water contact at Seaside and Cannon beaches in Clatsop County. The authority says higher-than-normal levels of bacteria were detected in the ocean waters. While these advisories are in effect at … Continue reading »