The City of Gearhart is proposing a multi-million dollar emergency resiliency center to replace their current firehouse, but not all residents are for it.
Close to 200 federal, state and tribal emergency preparedness planners gathered around a giant map of the Pacific Northwest recently to rehearse and critique the federal response plan for "The Big One." The three-day Cascadia earthquake discussion exercise partially replaced a much bigger planned dress rehearsal that was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The seasonal fire outlook shows the risk is highest in Central Oregon this month before spreading to the rest of the state later in summer.
Nike’s new Serena Williams building spans one million square feet, features a two-story theater and has floors made of recycled shoe soles – take a look
The building, named after the tennis star, is split into three sections and is "inspired by Serena’s greatness," according to Nike.
Private electric utilities in the Pacific Northwest are planning tens of millions of dollars in upgrades to reduce the risk that their power lines could spark wildfires during extreme weather. Utilities such as Pacific Power, Avista, Idaho Power, Portland General Electric and Puget Sound Energy are either required to or are voluntarily submitting wildfire mitigation plans.
A new set of rules will guide a statewide process of identifying high fire risk areas and mapping the level of risk on every tax lot in Oregon.
Although Americans typically associate earthquakes with California, they can happen anywhere, even far from known fault lines. Most earthquakes cause little or no damage, but a powerful quake can cause widespread destruction. A standard homeowners insurance policy may not cover earthquake damage. Purchasing a separate earthquake insurance policy is an option. What Earthquake Insurance Covers […]
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Here’s how to know you have sufficient coverage to rebuild should the worst happen.
As Oregon pump prices draw closer to the five dollar mark, the Portland Police Bureau told KOIN 6 News they have received at least five reports of gas theft since the start of 2021, but three of them alone during a 10-day period in March.
Report shows some parts of Astoria and Cannon Beach will take quick movement to stay ahead of rising tsunami waters.