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Body found on Baker Beach

Posted: Monday, Sep 29th, 2014
The Lane County Sheriff's Office and Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue responded to a call from two beachwalkers on Saturday, Sept. 27, just before noon.
The walkers had found a body near Baker Beach, north of Heceta Beach where Sutton Creek meets the ocean.
Cause and manner of death of the adult male have not yet been determined, but

Bridge work to restrict lanes on 101 bridges

Posted: Thursday, Sep 25th, 2014
Nighttime construction will restrict travel on three bridges on Highway 101 in Lane and Lincoln counties.
On Monday, Sept. 29, a contractor for ODOT will grind and pave the Sijota Creek Bridge near Salishan (MP 121.6). Beginning at 7 p.m. and continuing until approximately 5:30 a.m., traffic across the bridge will be flagged in alternating directions. Motorists should plan on

Coast Guard closes Siuslaw River bar entrance

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 24th, 2014
SEATTLE -- The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Sector Columbia River in Warrenton issued the closure of the Siuslaw River bar entrance due to hazardous conditions at approximately 3:15 p.m., Wednesday.
The bar closure applies to all vessels. Any request to transit the bar prior to reopening must be approved by the Captain of the Port. Mariners may contact the

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