Popular year round, the Valley and Heceta Head trails are part of the Oregon Coast Trail, a network of trails from Astoria to the California border.
Scientists are working to determine what caused the death of a gray whale found floating off of Camano Island over the weekend.
Fishing opportunities look promising for chinook in Washington’s ocean waters and the Columbia River, as well as for coho in coastal bays and rivers, according to preseason salmon forecasts released today at a public meeting in Olympia.
Another winter high tide has officials at the state Department of Ecology encouraging people to take along their cameras if they’re headed to the beach.
A woman surfing off the Oregon coast suffered a bite to her lower leg, and authorities are trying to determine whether a shark is responsible.