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Sea Star Disease Epidemic Surges In Oregon
2014-06-06 03:36:07

Oregon State University Just in the past two weeks, the incidence of sea star wasting syndrome has exploded along the Oregon Coast and created an epidemic of historic magnitude, one that threatens to decimate the entire population of purple ochre sea stars. Prior to this, Oregon had been the only part of the West Coast that had been largely spared this devastating disease. The ochre sea star, which is the species most heavily affected by the disease in the intertidal zone, may be...

2014-06-05 08:25:41

FLORENCE, Ore., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new campaign launched by the Florence Area Chamber of Commerce invites visitors to come to the scenic Oregon Coast to experience the many "uncurbed" adventures available along 20 miles of beautiful coastline. With more adventure travelers seeking excitement, the area is becoming popular as an overnight destination offering thrilling activities for all ages. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140604/94631 Photo -...

2011-08-16 16:17:00

COOS BAY, Ore., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ARG Trans (www.argtrans.com) has signed an interim contract with the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay to operate the Coos Bay rail line, known as Coos Bay Rail Link (CBR). ARG Trans also announced the appointment of Tom Foster as CBR's general manager. ARG Trans President Scott Parkinson said, "We are excited to partner with the Port to operate the Coos Bay Rail Link and develop business opportunities that will create jobs and enhance the...

2011-08-15 00:00:29

The Amgen People's Coast Classic Event, September 11 - 16, 2011 starts 30 day countdown to 2nd annual event, space still available. Somerville, MA (PRWEB) August 14, 2011 Award-winning cycling tour operator DuVine Adventures announces today that the 2nd Annual Amgen People's Coast Classic Event starts on September 11, 2011 "“ just 30 days away. Organizers of the ride are providing weekly updates for all participants including an introduction video and a comprehensive video...

2011-08-10 11:15:00

US scientists from Oregon and New York, who have been monitoring the Axial Seamount, an undersea volcano located 250 miles off the Oregon coast, said on Tuesday that they have successfully predicted an eruption for the first time. The team of scientists forecast the eruption beginning about five years ago, predicting the volcano, which last erupted in 1998, would erupt again sometime before 2014. This marks the first successful prediction of eruption of an undersea volcano. During an...

2011-04-27 10:00:00

COOS BAY, Ore., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ARG Trans has been selected by the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay as the preferred operator for the 133-mile Coos Bay rail line, following interviews with five final candidates in January 2011. The Port has begun negotiating a contract or lease agreement with ARG Trans to operate trains and maintain the rail line. The former Central Oregon and Pacific track has been closed since 2007 and was purchased by the Port in 2009. The line...

Word of the Day
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).