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  1. Community Pleads with USCG to Keep Air Base OpenRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | KXL-AM Portland

    NEWPORT, Ore.- Central Oregon coast residents packed a meeting with the US Coast Guard to convince them to keep the Newport air base open. "The Coast Guards most scared mission, the mission you are most proud of carrying out is search and rescue," one woman testified at the meeting.

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  2. Coast Guard to meet with public on closing Newport air facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KATU-TV Portland

    The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled to attend a community meeting in Newport on Monday about the pending closure of one of its three air facilities along the Oregon coast. Oregon Public Broadcasting says 40 to 50 missions that are flown out of the Newport facility every year will be re-routed to North Bend or Astoria.

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  3. Could sleeper sharks be preying on protected Steller sea lions?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Science Daily

    ... it creates something of a dilemma," said Horning, who works out of OSU's Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, Ore. "In recent years, groundfish harvests in the Gulf of Alaska have been limited in some regions to reduce the potential ...

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  4. We can't skimp on safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | National Fisherman

    Last week, Jerry Fraser and I both wrote about the potential loss of the Coast Guard search-and-rescue helicopter in Newport, Ore. As I mentioned, a public forum with the Coast Guard is scheduled to take place in Newport at 5:30 on Oct. 20 at the community college.

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  5. Local fishermen recover seismologic buoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Advocate-News

    ... a quake. The researchers on Vancouver Island contacted Kalvass and he was able to crate and ship the bulky object to Newport, Oregon, where it was to be placed on board a NOAA ship for the trip home.

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  6. Study: Could sleeper sharks be preying on protected Steller sea...Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | UnderwaterTimes.com

    ... it creates something of a dilemma," said Horning, who works out of OSU's Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, Ore. "In recent years, groundfish harvests in the Gulf of Alaska have been limited in some regions to reduce the potential ...

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  7. Police: Car hits standing water, hydroplanes off coastal cliffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    ... hyrdoplaning in standing water early Wednesday morning. The 19-year-old driver suffered minor injuries, police said. Newport Police Officers responded to the crash on NW Oceanview Drive at NW 33rd Street just before 9 a.m. Officers found a 2000 ...

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  8. Residents fighting to keep Coast Guard helicopter in NewportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | KATU-TV Portland

    The U.S. Coast Guard helicopter stationed at Newport was involved in a dramatic rescue Saturday, Oct. 11. Several people were lifted to shore after being stuck on the rocks at Fogarty Bay. Without help from the helicopter and its four-person crew, that rescue may not have been possible.

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  9. Beachgoers form human chain to rescue swimmerRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | News-Register

    ... hour. The dramatic rescue comes just days after the Coast Guard announced it would close the helicopter station in Newport - the same station where the rescue helicopter came from. The station is about 15 miles north of the Fogarty Creek rocks. It ...

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  10. 'The waves came in again and swept them off their feet'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    ... showed bystanders pulling three others from the ocean. The Coast Guard dispatched one of its helicopters based in Newport and was at the scene within minutes, according to Depoe Bay Fire and Rescue. A total of eight people were stuck on the rocks. ...

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  11. Dramatic video shows daring rescue near Depoe BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | KATU-TV Portland

    ... showed bystanders pulling three others from the ocean. The Coast Guard dispatched one of its helicopters based in Newport and was at the scene within minutes, according to Depoe Bay Fire and Rescue. A total of eight people were stuck on the rocks. ...

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  12. Newport residents want to keep Coast Guard copterRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | News-Register

    Newport residents hoping to keep a Coast Guard helicopter station from closing say the weekend rescue of five people stranded on rocks north of the city argues for keeping it open. The Coast Guard said it's trying to save money by closing the hangar and barracks in Newport to consolidate helicopter rescue operations in North Bend.

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  13. Newport residents want to keep Coast Guard copterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The helicopter rescue of five people stranded on rocks Saturday at Fogarty Creek State Park has many Newport residents questioning the Coast Guard's decision to close the Newport air station and consolidate operations at North Bend - an hour away. Depoe Bay Fire Chief Joshua Williams says the incoming tide would have swept all five people away within 30 minutes.

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  14. Coast Guard rescues 5 stranded by incoming tide near Depoe BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | KCBY-TV Coos Bay

    ... Three managed to swim to shore of their own accord. A Coast Guard helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Facility Newport rescued the other five and ferried them to shore. Who says Newport does not need a helo Depoe Bay Fire and USCG helo rescue 5 ...

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  15. Drugs blamed in late-night rollover crash in VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | The Columbian

    An Oregon woman will face a DUI charge as a result of a rollover crash that injured her and a passenger, according to the Washington State Patrol. A WSP bulletin said the crash occurred shortly before midnight Friday on the transition from northbound Interstate 205 to eastbound state Highway 14 when a 1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass driven by Lani I. Stocker, 20, of Newport, Ore., went off the roadway and overturned.

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  16. Newport rescue station must stay openRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | National Fisherman

    Most of us know fishermen who have been plucked off the deck of a sinking vessel, or scarier still, out of the water by a Coast Guard helicopter. A closure of the Newport, Ore., Coast Guard air rescue station has spawned a petition drive to keep it operating.

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  17. Rescue chopper on the chopping blockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | National Fisherman

    ... again we requested shots of your crew on deck wearing their PFDs or other safety gear. Coast Guard air crew from Newport, Ore., hoists a fisherman after his 28-foot boat sank on May 25, 2014. Coast Guard image But access to timely rescue is another ...

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  18. Yaquina Head Lighthouse at Newport to close for repaintingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | OregonLive.com

    ... the lighthouse restoration. Yaquina Head is a peninsula that juts into the Pacific Ocean about three miles north of Newport. Much of the land on the peninsula is managed as one of the premier BLM recreation sites in Oregon

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  19. Newport rallies to keep Coast Guard air station operatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | OregonLive.com

    After the U.S. Coast Guard announced it would close its Newport air station, Newporters have called on the agency to reverse the decision. The Newport City Council Monday passed a resolution calling the Coast Guard to preserve the air station, which t he agency said it would shutter at the end of November for budget reasons.

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  20. US Coast Guard Newport Air Support closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | OregonLive.com

    As a former commercial fisherman and merchant marine, I am deeply disturbed by the recent decision by the United States Coast Guard to close our air facility at Newport. This move would be irresponsible, at best.

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