Beach cleanups in Gearhart, Seaside and Cannon Beach

Cleaning up in Seaside.

Hundreds of volunteers in the South County came to Cannon Beach, Gearhart and Seaside beaches Saturday for the annual SOLVE Beach and Riverside Cleanup, presented by the Oregon Lottery.

More than 4,600 volunteers joined for the event, which collected an estimated 72,000 pounds of trash and marine debris were collected from 140 project sites including rivers, neighborhoods, parks, historic cemeteries, and other natural areas across the state.

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