Mile 4 Dispatch
January 30, 2014
Other Mile 4 Reports (30)
December 23, 2017 - mtuffey
March 22, 2017 - mtuffeyWith all the heavy rainfall, slides are my major concern.
December 15, 2016 - mtuffeyOverall things remain unchanged, despite the heavy rains and storms.
December 13, 2016 - mtuffey
September 23, 2016 - mtuffeyRetaining wall complete on Buena Vista Loop, from damage two years ago, city pipe backed up. Also new drain at 313 1/2 Memory Lane, to improve drainage, and avoid further erosion of the bluff.
September 22, 2016 - mtuffeyEverything looks good.
July 1, 2016 - mtuffeyOsprey sighted by its nest. Nothing else noteworthy to report.
March 20, 2016 - mtuffeyUsual winter driftwood. Back in Feb. there was a dead deer washed up on the beach. No one disturbed it, and it washed back out.
December 19, 2015 - mtuffeyNo real news to report. Only person on beach. Always a lot of seaweed on this beach. Observed usual contingent of gulls, plus three chitons.
October 8, 2015 - mtuffeyEverything is normal and quiet.
July 4, 2015 - mtuffeyNothing new or exciting. Things are stable.
March 21, 2015 - mtuffeyEverything seems fine, except by the North Bank jetty, where there is a lot of driftwood, and the soil is eroding around the rocks.
September 29, 2014 - mtuffeyNothing has changed, since June. The exception is that Chetco Point park which is part of mile 4 and 5 has been closed over the summer, due to water treatment plant work. The work is supposed to fix...
June 22, 2014 - mtuffeyEverything looks normal, with the exception of the closing of Chetco Point park.
March 23, 2014 - mtuffeyNo erosion problems so far this winter. No other problems either. Just people enjoying a sunny day on spring break.
December 12, 2013 - mtuffeyI don't know where the loose tires floated in from. They have English writing on them. The beach is remote and removal of the tires would require some work. The other site, where junk cars were left...
September 26, 2013 - mtuffeyAll is quiet, with the exception of Chetco Point beach, with the dead grey whale skeleton.
June 17, 2013 - mtuffeyNothing new or changed.
March 17, 2013 - mtuffeyI am uploading a picture of the tire. Sorry I didn't get a picture of the wood.
December 3, 2012 - mtuffeyThis should actually be a DsipatchEd RossiterEdward L. RossiterCurry County Coast Watch Reports CoordinatorMAIL: P.O. Box 1628, Gold Beach, OR 97444-1628SHIP: 32102 Chantrelle Lane, Gold Beach, OR...
September 20, 2012 - mtuffeybeach south of Chetco Point contained a large plastic pipe, and an old rusty oil drum. two different spots, not related. see photos, uploaded
June 19, 2012 - mtuffeyBrookings City water treatment plant erosion looks complete as far as the path to the beach. south of Chetco Point.
March 17, 2012 - mtuffey
February 4, 2012 - mtuffeySome of the debris I'm guessing is from docks that broke up during the Tsunami, March 2011.
December 10, 2011 - mtuffeyAll seems well. Not much rain so erosion not a problem anywhere.
September 19, 2011 - mtuffeyThere are two distinct sections of mile 4. The northern section, referred to as Macklyn Cove, is only accessible at low tide, and even then it is very rocky walking from Chetco point. I checked with...
June 23, 2011 - mtuffeyDidn't know where to put this.Seacliff terrace access, weeds need cutting down. Fire hazard. Last year someone cut them down.Also sign stating "No Access, Dusk til dawn", fell down and hasn't been...
December 14, 2010 - pelicanOn this beautiful day in mid-December, the beach areas were littered with large root balls from trees and other large logs which had, along with kelp debris, littered around the beach area and, i...
June 20, 2010 - pelicanThese two areas on either side of Tanbark Point looked good. Little debris, Osprey on her nest and a few Pelicans dotted the water. Only physical change was due to the big logs thrown up onto the...
April 23, 2010 - pelicanAll in all, the two beaches remain beautiful and undisturbed by people. A few deer were found nesting and relaxing close to the cliff's edge, among the bushes and driftwood debris. The most startling...