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Coastal Safety marker dedicated in Yachats

Posted: Thursday, Mar 14th, 2013

Community members, friends and family of Connor Ausland and Jack Harnsongkram gather around the new coastal safety marker at Smelt Sands State Park in Yachats as Mary-Beth Nickel performs following the dedication ceremony Saturday, March 9. (Photo by Rockne Roll)

YACHATS A little more than two years ago, a sneaker wave swept up onto the rocky shoreline in Yachats and took two young men from Eugene back out with it, cutting their lives short. Now, thanks to the work of many, a monument stands near the site that will hopefully keep others from a similar fate.

For the complete article see the 03-15-2013 issue.

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