Chetco River bar closed by Coast Guard

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Columbia River, in Astoria issued the closure of the Chetco River bar near Brookings, Ore., due to hazardous conditions Thursday. In addition to Chetco River, the bars at Siuslaw River, Ore., Depoe Bay, Ore., and Umpqua River, Ore., remain closed. The bar closures applies to all vessels and any request to transit the bars prior to...