Stories Tagged "Oregon Inlet"
An 18-year-old crewmember of the Crystal Dawn was reported to be having trouble breathing, and was medevaced by the Coast Guard. full story »
A new federal classification of the sturgeon as an endangered species could include restrictions on commercial fishing gear and inlet dredging. full story »
Starting Friday the full weight of the U.S. government was put behind protection of what remains of a ancient fish whose ancestors swam among dinosaurs. full story »
Plans are in place for clearing trouble spots along Hatteras Inlet channels, but money will still be tight, the Corps of Engineers says. full story »
Emergency federal funding to fix damage from Hurricane Irene includes Oregon Inlet and Rollinson Channel, the ferry route between Hatteras and Ocracoke. full story »
Moon Tillett, a commercial fisherman who has spent his life on the water, offers his perspective on the history and future of the industry and Oregon Inlet. full story »
U.S. Rep. Walter Jones has asked the Army Corps of Engineers to use recently approved spending for Oregon Inlet dredging. full story »
A ride to Oregon Inlet with the Corps of Engineers Survey Team offers a look at what it takes to keep the channel open.
A dredge has made some headway on the clogged channel, but the long-term outlook for Oregon Inlet is not good, a county panel was told Tuesday. full story »
Hurricane Irene cleared the channel at Oregon Inlet at the end of August. Now, shoaling is as bad as ever, with depths of less than 3 feet in some spots. full story »
Plans for jetties to stabilize Oregon Inlet fell by the wayside in the face of dozens of laws and executive orders.
In the days after the hurricane, aerial photos showed a wider, deeper channel was created when the sound-side storm surge rushed out the narrow opening. full story »