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Crew Rescues Man After Sailboat Capsizes on Columbia River
DEER PARK, Ore. (AP) — Coast Guard officials say one man was rescued after his sailboat capsized on the Columbia River near Deer Island, Oregon.
Coast Guard Station Portland crewmembers responded Monday evening after a people on a tug boat reported that the approximately 12-foot sailboat capsiz…
Cleanup of Derelict Vessels Starts on Columbia River Site
LONGVIEW (AP) — State and federal officials have started cleanup and restoration of a site on the Oregon side of the Columbia River that turned into a mooring area for more than two dozen derelict vessels in recent years.
U.S. Coast Guard officials tell The Daily News that the first part of the proje…
Missing Seattle Woman Found Dead in Columbia River
HOOD RIVER, Ore. (AP) — Police say a Seattle woman who was reported missing in March has been found dead in the Columbia River.
Hood River police say the body of 27-year-old Holly Lester was found Monday evening.
She was reported missing from Hood River on March 18...
Yakama Nation Member Dies During Sea Lion Mission in Oregon
YAKIMA  (AP) — The Yakama Nation says one of its members died on a sea lion count mission after his boat capsized on the Columbia River.
The Yakima-Herald Republic reports the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission's announcement on Wednesday said 56-year-old Greg George died aft…
Crews Place Booms to Contain Oil Sheen on Columbia River
WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — Crews have placed oil absorbent boom on the Columbia River near Wenatchee to contain an oil-like substance that has gotten into the river.
The Department of Ecology said Sunday that crews have not been to determine the source of the sheen since it was first spotted on th…

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