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Suggest to Friends Curry Coastal Pilot Peak wind gust at the Pilot office Sunday was 44 mph. We have reports of some areas without power for 10 hours. Watch for a full report in the Wednesday edition. 2 hours ago · Like · Comment

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Duffell N Cheryl Gray likes this. Cindi Patterson Beaman ​14 hours on Cape Ferrelo. It came back on at 4:30 am. 2 hours ago · Like Write a comment...

Curry Coastal Pilot Multiple power lines and trees reported down in central and southern Curry County. At 2:45 p.m. a power line was reported down at Coho Drive off North Bank Chetco River Road. Trees down along Carpenterville Road and Agness Road. Crews were being dispatched to locations to clear the roads.

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1,209 Impressions · 0.25% Feedback 20 hours ago · Like · Comment Tara Verburg What's up with the power? 15 hours ago · Like Katie Foley Pratt Yea, any idea when it'll be up? Going on 10 hours. 13 hours ago · Like Ellen Babin Yahoo! Exciting season in BWater! 13 hours ago · Like Write a comment...

Curry Coastal Pilot A storm packing lightning, torrential downpours and winds of up to 50 mph hit the area at 1 p.m. today, downing trees, causing flickering lights and hampering clean-up efforts at the port of Brookings Harbor. Meanwhile, Congressman Peter DeFazio toured the damage port while county commissioners prepared to declare a state of emergency for the port. More soon at www.currypilot.com this afternoon. News | Brookings Oregon News, Sports, & Weather | The Curry Coastal Pilot www.currypilot.com The Curry Coastal Pilot publishes Brookings Oregon News, Sports, Weather, Classifieds. The Brookings Curry Coastal Pilot offers the most comprehensive News, Sports, Weather, coverage in Southwestern

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3/14/11 11:31 AM Oregon. 223 Impressions · 6.73% Feedback 20 hours ago · Like · Comment · Share 9 people like this. View all 6 comments Gina Hernandez Great coverage Pilot! 17 hours ago · Like Tara Verburg Thanks Scott. I have worked in the news biz and know how scared they are of social networking. Thank for doing the right thing and getting the story out. 16 hours ago · Like Write a comment...

Curry Coastal Pilot Additional footage of damaged docks and boats at the Port of Brookings Harbor, taken on Sunday, March 13. 20110312_3551.MOV www.youtube.com Additional video of damaged docks and boats at the Port of Brookings Harbor taken on Sunday, March 13.

1,271 Impressions · 0% Feedback 22 hours ago · Like · Comment · Share Curry Coastal Pilot This footage, taken at the Port of Brookings Harbor Sunday, March 13, shows workers trying to raise the half-sunken sailboat called the Lion's Whelp, one of dozens of boats damaged by Friday's tsunami surges. 20110312_3549.MOV www.youtube.com Closer up view of workers trying to raise a sunken sailboat called the Lion's Whelp, a victim of Friday's tsunami surges that hit the Port of Brookings Harbor. Curry County Sheriff John Bishop and Curry Coastal Pilot Editor Scott Graves toured the damage port on Sunday, March 13. 885 Impressions · 0.23% Feedback 22 hours ago · Like · Comment · Share 2 people like this. Write a comment...

Curry Coastal Pilot http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7pwQvIup20U 20110312_3552.MOV www.youtube.com Curry County Sheriff John Bishop and Curry Coastal Pilot Editor Scott Graves take a boat tour of the damage at the Port of Brookings Harbor on Sunday, March 13. This footage shows damage to the commercial loading dock, where crab and other catches are unloaded. 853 Impressions · 0.12% Feedback 22 hours ago · Like · Comment · Share Sheri Olds likes this. Write a comment...

Curry Coastal Pilot Tsunami update (Sunday): County Commissioners are holding a special meeting at 1:30 p.m. to declare official emergency for the the Port of Brookings-Harbor. Congressman Peter DeFazio will tour the damaged port around 12:30 p.m. today (Gov. Kitzhaber did likewise yesterday). Sheriff and U.S. Corps of Engineer officials will be checking damage via boat today. The Pilot is covering it all and will post reports here and at

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Curry Coastal Pilot Scott Graves, Arwyn and Mike Rice, Stormy Lake, Karen LaCroix, Jef Hatch and (not pictured because he was taking the picture) Bill Schlichting name movies during Relay for Life trivia contest Saturday, March 12. The Curry Coastal Pilot team won the competition.

1,828 Impressions · 0.60% Feedback Saturday at 10:43pm · Like · Comment · Share 6 people like this. View all 5 comments JC Chesnik Wisdom and knowledge come with age until you get to my age! Great job. Yesterday at 9:31am · Like Curry Coastal Pilot Finally! I knew someday all that useless information in my head would be good for something! Thanks to the entire Pilot team for making the event so much fun. The fundraiser trivia night raised nearly $2,000 for Relay for Life! – Scott 23 hours ago · Like · 1 person Write a comment...

Curry Coastal Pilot Whew! What a day. It started with a 2 a.m. phone call from the sheriff and ended with the completion of Saturday's issue at 9:30 p.m. I hope you enjoyed the videos, photos and constant updates throughout the day. Thank you for following along on our Facebook Page and making it all worth it. See Saturday's issue and www.currypilot.com for full report and additional stories. -Scott News | Brookings Oregon News, Sports, & Weather | The Curry Coastal Pilot www.currypilot.com The Curry Coastal Pilot publishes Brookings Oregon News, Sports, Weather, Classifieds. The Brookings Curry Coastal Pilot offers the most comprehensive News, Sports, Weather, coverage in Southwestern Oregon. 1,484 Impressions · 2.76% Feedback Friday at 9:23pm · Like · Comment · Share 22 people like this. View all 19 comments Carl Wilson Thank you very much...we used your FB postings on KAJO/KLDR Grants Pass. You provided a very good service to GP folks...who have such an interest in your area. Yesterday at 9:55am · Like Nanny Nann well published information. Thankyou to the Pilot!!!!!! 15 hours ago · Like

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Curry Coastal Pilot A great video submitted by Pilot reader Mike Wiley. Tsunami in Brookings www.youtube.com

2,329 Impressions · 0.60% Feedback Friday at 9:19pm · Like · Comment · Share 8 people like this. View all 6 comments LeighAnne Meisel we saw that boat (which comes loose with the dock @ .26 seconds) banging around the harbor until things finally began to settle at 2:30-3 ish. That poor boat tossed and turned ALL afternoon!! Friday at 10:46pm · Like Margie Rademaker To all my Friends from the Espresso Gallery days who lost their boats my heart goes out to yuo. Saturday at 9:10am · Like Write a comment...

Curry Coastal Pilot The tsunami warning has been downgraded to an advisory as of 3:15 p.m. Lower Harbor Road will be reopened, but the docks and Sporthaven Beach will remain off limits to the public. 3,762 Impressions · 0.24% Feedback Friday at 3:17pm · Like · Comment 8 people like this. Elizabeth Craig KTVL News 10 URGENT from Crescent City leaders: U.S. Geological Services are warning that an even bigger surge is on its way. Time is unknown. They’re just waiting for it now. Friday at 3:51pm · Like Write a comment...

Curry Coastal Pilot Authorities are preparing for another large tidal surge along the Curry County coast predicted to arrive at 2:30 p.m. 4,180 Impressions · 0.10% Feedback Friday at 2:25pm · Like · Comment Rothanna Pearl Shilts Simmons likes this. Rothanna Pearl Shilts Simmons check out this website. You can see live action shots down at the port. Friday at 2:45pm · Like Chantilly Lace what website? Friday at 2:53pm · Like Rothanna Pearl Shilts Simmons Curry Coastal Pilot Friday at 3:58pm · Like Write a comment...

Curry Coastal Pilot Close up video of Coast Guard members rushing to secure boats and docks at the Port of Brookings Harbor this afternoon. 20110311 3437 www.youtube.com

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3,758 Impressions · 0.27% Feedback Friday at 1:49pm · Like · Comment · Share 6 people like this. View all 4 comments Lu Larson OMG! Thanks for posting Friday at 2:44pm · Like · 1 person Deanna Maggard What a shame that so many boats were destroyed..... Thank God It wasn't any worse! Friday at 6:52pm · Like Write a comment...

Curry Coastal Pilot Aerial video of boats and docks at the Port of Brookings Harbor damaged by tidal surges from the Japan tsunami. 20110311 3444 www.youtube.com

3,835 Impressions · 0.16% Feedback Friday at 1:46pm · Like · Comment · Share 5 people like this. Curry Coastal Pilot Watch carefully and you can see the tidal surge flowing upriver and curving to the right into the commercial basin. Friday at 9:21pm · Like Write a comment...

Curry Coastal Pilot We have an aerial video of the damage at the Port of Brookings Harbor coming up soon. 4,278 Impressions · 0.02% Feedback Friday at 1:44pm · Like · Comment Diana Branch Hansen likes this. Write a comment...

Curry Coastal Pilot See our video of damage at the Port of Brookings Harbor at this YouTube link. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YjuY5kvVx5k MVI 5331 www.youtube.com

3,907 Impressions · 0.13% Feedback Friday at 1:43pm · Like · Comment · Share 3 people like this. Chris Rettig Amazing! Friday at 1:47pm · Like Margie O'Donnell Thanks for keeping us updated. I have daughter and granddaughter living in Brookings. Friday at 2:12pm · Like Write a comment...

Curry Coastal Pilot Three people walking on the beach near Myers Creek north of Pistol River were swept into the ocean by a tidal surge, but all three survived. More

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3/14/11 11:31 AM info to come. 4,171 Impressions · 0.05% Feedback Friday at 1:37pm · Like · Comment 2 people like this. Write a comment...

Curry Coastal Pilot Web traffic has crashed our site again. The techies are working on it. 4,504 Impressions · 0.13% Feedback Friday at 12:43pm · Like · Comment View all 6 comments Shannon Smith Moore I live in Nevada so I don't get those radio stations :( Friday at 1:40pm · Like Aura Wright There is supposed to be live streaming at www.kpod.com but I can't seem to make it work. Sorry about that. Friday at 1:54pm · Like Write a comment...

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Curry Coastal Pilot Authorities are getting ready to close the Port of Brookings Harbor down to all public access in the wake of the damage caused by the 11 a.m. surge 4,701 Impressions · 0.23% Feedback Friday at 11:53am · Like · Comment 2 people like this. View all 9 comments Diana Branch Hansen I have to say a BIG Thank you! We just moved to Brookings almost a year ago from Portland and I am NOT used to not having local news.... You have had the most accurate info! THANK YOU! Friday at 12:47pm · Like · 1 person Claudia Milazzo We just bought a house in Brookings too. Im about 10 hours away. It's nice to be able to keep track of the local news. & sure glad our boat is in the RV garage Friday at 1:30pm · Like Write a comment...

Curry Coastal Pilot On-scene reports are of damage to several dozen boats in the commercial basin at the Port of Brookings-Harbor about 11 a.m. 4,948 Impressions · 0.06% Feedback Friday at 11:16am · Like · Comment Carl Wilson Thanks....KAJO/KLDR Grants Pass following your posts. Friday at 11:26am · Like Jenny Brubaker Black all good up here in Gold Beach, except

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3/14/11 11:31 AM for IDIOTS that went to beach and caused sirens to go off again.,,,,,,,,,Jerks Friday at 11:34am · Like Emme Megan Colerick As an 18 yr old export from North Bend thanks for your real time info. Praying the damage is minimalized to all on the coast. Friday at 12:07pm · Like Write a comment...

Curry Coastal Pilot A larger surge just hit in Brookings at 11 a.m., with more boats broken loose from their moorings. 4,892 Impressions · 0% Feedback Friday at 11:03am · Like · Comment Curry Coastal Pilot There are unconfirmed reports of two people who were washed into the ocean at Myers Creek and rescued. 4,793 Impressions · 0.04% Feedback Friday at 10:19am · Like · Comment Jewel Lee Rice likes this. Nancy Britt Keith brookings newspaper Friday at 11:01am · Like Write a comment...

Curry Coastal Pilot Eyewitnesses continue to report tsunami surges in cycles, taking water out lower than they've ever seen it and then returning to "extreme high tide" levels. Video is being uploaded to this site now. 4,199 Impressions · 0.14% Feedback Friday at 10:10am · Like · Comment Beny Venegas likes this. View all 5 comments Curry Coastal Pilot Our website is back up; it went down in heavy traffic. Friday at 11:03am · Like Tara Verburg thanks for posting news, etc... Friday at 11:05am · Like Write a comment...

Curry Coastal Pilot The water is going out so far, says oceanfront Brookings resident Karen Tillery, that "we're seeing things exposed that we've never seen before in the eight years we've lived here at Chetco Cove. 3,080 Impressions · 0.10% Feedback Friday at 9:12am · Like · Comment LeighAnne Meisel likes this. Lindsey Belleque I got a few pictures from Harris Beach posted. Id share them on your wall but I think your security settings are on lockdown. :) Friday at 9:36am · Like Claudia Milazzo Did you ever get pictures posted? I would like to see them, but not on friends list. We just bought a house up from Harris Beach. But I am in Bakersfield, Ca right now Friday at 9:23pm · Like Write a comment...

Curry Coastal Pilot And our apologies: Our website remains offline due to heavy traffic volumes. 2,549 Impressions · 0% Feedback Friday at 8:53am · Like · Comment

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Curry Coastal Pilot The tsunami warning remains in effect. Our staff member Storm Lake reports six or seven distinct surges from her home at Rainbow Rock condominiums. Boats have come loose in both the Port of Brookings Harbor and the Crescent City Harbor, according to our reports on the scene. 2,307 Impressions · 0.04% Feedback Friday at 8:52am · Like · Comment LeighAnne Meisel likes this. Write a comment...

Curry Coastal Pilot The water level appears like a "super high tide" 2,283 Impressions · 0.18% Feedback Friday at 8:33am · Like · Comment View all 4 comments Jody Day so are we out of the danger zone now? for big waves and such? Friday at 8:47am · Like Rose Harrell Not until after noon. Friday at 10:06am · Like Write a comment...

Curry Coastal Pilot A sailboat just broke loose from the fuel dock during a second surge of the tsunami at the Port of Brookings-Harbor. 2,164 Impressions · 0% Feedback Friday at 8:32am · Like · Comment Curry Coastal Pilot Eyewitness from editor Scott Graves: We just has a major tidal surge here (8.20 a.m.) The level of the river dropped significantly and more of the beach became exposed, and then it slowly filled back in. 2,181 Impressions · 0.05% Feedback Friday at 8:25am · Like · Comment LeighAnne Meisel likes this. Write a comment...

Curry Coastal Pilot No initial reports of any problems -- except that traffic to the Pilot's website appears to have crashed the Pilot's file server. The tsunami warning remains in effect, as water surges could occur for some time. Please be careful. 2,149 Impressions · 0% Feedback Friday at 8:24am · Like · Comment Curry Coastal Pilot Low-lying areas of downtown Crescent City are under mandatory evacuation. In Smith River, the evacuation is optional. 2,089 Impressions · 0.10% Feedback Friday at 6:38am · Like · Comment 2 people like this. Write a comment...

Curry Coastal Pilot TSUNAMI UPDATE: People were observed at 5 a.m. pulling boats from the water and RVs from parks at the Port of Brookings Harbor. Access to Sporthaven Beach has been blocked of by port authorities. Authorities continue to contact residents in the port and along low-lying areas of Chetco, Winchuck, Pistol and Smith rivers. Estimate time of arrival for a six to seven foot wave is 7 to 7:30 a.m. 2,040 Impressions · 0.20% Feedback Friday at 5:29am · Like · Comment

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Curry Coastal Pilot TSUNAMI WARNING UPDATE: People were observed at 5 p.m. pulling boats from the water at the Port of Brookings Harbor and others were towing their RVs from the RV parks in the port area. Access to Sporthaven Beach has been blocked of by port authorities. Authorities continue to contact residents in the port and along low-lying areas of Chetco, Winchuck, Pistol and Smith rivers. 1,632 Impressions · 0% Feedback Friday at 5:26am · Like · Comment Curry Coastal Pilot TSUNAMI WARNING UPATE: Tsunami sirens were activated countywide at 4 a.m. this morning as a precaution. Authorities are currently contacting residents in low-lying areas such as the ports of Brookings, Gold Beach and Port Orford, along the Chetco and Winchuck River. See earlier posts below and www.currypilot.com for more information 1,285 Impressions · 0% Feedback Friday at 4:31am · Like · Comment Curry Coastal Pilot TSUNAMI ALERT UPDATE: The Curry County Sheriff has decided to activate the tsumami sirens county wide as a precaution at 4 a.m. this morning. "I don't expect the wave to be bigger than six or seven feet, but we will activate the sirens just to be on the safe side," Sheriff John Bishop said. The only potential damage this time is expected to at Curry County Ports, he said. 1,235 Impressions · 0% Feedback Friday at 3:43am · Like · Comment Curry Coastal Pilot TSUNAMI ALERT UPDATE: Sheriff Bishop was hesitant to sound the tsunami sirens in Curry County. "I don't know if I want to alert everybody, possibly start a panic, for a 6-foot wave," he said. However, authorities at the ports of Brookings, Gold Beach and Port Orford were being contacted, and people living in those areas were being notified, he said. Keep checking this page and www.currypilot.com for updates. News | Brookings Oregon News, Sports, & Weather | The Curry Coastal Pilot www.currypilot.com The Curry Coastal Pilot publishes Brookings Oregon News, Sports, Weather, Classifieds. The Brookings Curry Coastal Pilot offers the most comprehensive News, Sports, Weather, coverage in Southwestern Oregon. 821 Impressions · 0.12% Feedback Friday at 3:08am · Like · Comment · Share JoDon Phillips LOL I evacuated Gold Beach once on a tsunami warning....turned out to be a false alarm. In hindisght it appears to have been good training. Saturday at 12:06pm · Like Write a comment...

Curry Coastal Pilot TSUNAMI ALERT UPDATE: Curry County Sheriff John Bishop reported at 2:45 a.m. this morning that police, sheriff and fire departments are on alert in preparation for posssible 6 to 6.5 waves to reach the Southern Oregon Coast. "We are waiting to see what happens in Hawaii to decide what to do next," Bishop said. More ... 1,026 Impressions · 0% Feedback Friday at 3:04am · Like · Comment Curry Coastal Pilot TSUNAMI ALERT: A 6-foot wave is expected to hit the coastal areas of Oregon starting around 7 a.m. today (Wednesday), with wave activity to continue for several hours after that. Authorities have alerted local fire departments and were notifying residents in low-lying areas (mainly the ports). The waves were generated by a 8.9 earthquake off the coast of Japan. See www.currypilot.com for information. News | Brookings Oregon News, Sports, & Weather | The Curry Coastal Pilot

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