GOLD BEACH — Labor and Delivery services at Curry General Hospital have resumed, and on March 5 the first baby — a healthy boy — was born in the new program, followed by a second baby boy delivered March 28.
PORT ORFORD – Several slides caused by recent rains have closed the Elk River Road east of Port Orford, according to the U.S. Forest Service.
A road slide at Milepost Six (above the Elk River Fish Hatchery) has made the Elk River Road impassable. Repairs are planned after the next round of rain. See the latest forecasts at www.CurryPilot.com/weather.
Bob Bailey, the Salem man who nominated the waters off Port Orford to be named a federally protected marine sanctuary, has withdrawn his submission, saying more public discussion has to be held to gain community support.
Friday’s rainy weather did not deter at least two people from trying to spot migrating whales off the coast of Harris Beach State Park. Nearly 160 gray whales pass along the coast each day this time of year as the mammals make their annual migration north to their feeding grounds in the Bering and Chukchi seas.