Thursday, May 23, 2024



Rescuers rescue rescuers

Firefighters Sam Hockett and Eric Maestas, members of NLF&R’s elite Water Rescue team, lost power on their Kawasaki Jet Ski about noon as they attempted to reach a group of people who appeared stranded on famous Haystack Rock near Pacific City. Unable to develop enough power to make it past the breakers and back to the beach, they radioed for help to an oncoming 47-foot USCG vessel.

Oregon Gov. Brown orders Lincoln County ‘State of Drought Emergency’

Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed an executive order directing agencies to mitigate, provide state resources and seek federal resources to assist Lincoln County water users during drought conditions.

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