Oregon’s commercial crab season has been delayed. Learn more here.
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – The opening date for Oregon’s ocean commercial Dungeness crab season has been delayed until Dec. 16, and possibly longer, after pre-season testing revealed high levels of domoic acid and underweight crabs.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced the delay on Nov. 18, stating that it will prevent wasted crab meat and assure a high-quality product for consumers.“Pre-season testing shows crabs are too low in meat yield in some areas,” the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said in a press release. “Elevated domoic acid also was detected in some crab viscera [or] guts.”…
A small coastal Oregon town has been named one of the “Most Beautiful Small Towns in America.” Find out more here.
What’s not to love about Manzanita?
Not much, if you believe Architectural Digest. It just named the Oregon coast town one of the “55 Most Beautiful Small Towns in America.”
We won’t argue, though we would argue for more spots for the Pacific Northwest’s picturesque small towns. (Friday Harbor, Washington is the only other one that made the list.)
What sets Manzanita apart, according to Architectural Digest?
A new Disney animated short film has roots at the Oregon coast.. Discover more here. By Kristi Turnquist | The Oregonian/OregonLive
Oregonians may notice some familiar images when they watch “Far From the Tree,” an animated short film that ran in theaters prior to the Disney animated feature, “Encanto.” The scenery, for example, looks like the Oregon coast. And doesn’t that landmark offshore resemble Haystack Rock, in Cannon Beach?
That’s no accident. “Far From the Tree,” a Walt Disney Animation Studios seven-minute short, is written and directed by Natalie Nourigat, who grew…
King tides brought heavy rain to the Oregon Coast and prompted rescues from the rising waters. Keep reading to find out more.
Neskowin, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has used two helicopters to rescue about 50 people from rising waters at an RV park on the Oregon Coast Friday as heavy rains in the Pacific Northwest prompted warnings of floods and landslides.
The Coast Guard said on Twitter that “evacuation efforts were ongoing” from the RV Park off Highway 101 in Neskowin, Oregon.
A rescue swimmer was also on the scene. Neskowin is about…