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County tackles shifting sands of Bayshore

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 24th, 2012

This aerial view of the Bayshore housing development on the north side of Alsea Bay shows sand inundating homes built in the foredunes. The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners is moving forward with a plan that will streamline the permitting process to allow homeowners to remove sand from their property and place it back on the beach. (Courtesy photo)

Residents of the Bayshore subdivision near Waldport might turn the tide in their never-ending battle to keep beach sand from reclaiming the development, which is located on the northern edge of Alsea Bay.

Pushed by the wind, sand frequently inundates homes built in the foredunes at Bayshore.

For the complete article see the 04-25-2012 issue.

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