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A famous little family eatery where the seafood practically gets shuffled from the sea straight into your mouth. Soups and salads include many seafood specialties, including cioppino, chowders, crab Louie and cheese breads. Fish 'n' chips come w/ various fish. Seafood sandwiches with shrimp, tuna or crab, as well as burgers. Dinners like pan fried oysters, fillets of salmon or halibut, sautéed scallops.

Feed the seals! One of the oldest aquariums in the U.S. is here in Seaside, Oregon, right on the Promenade

Lincoln City’s only resort hotel built right on the beach with all oceanfront rooms - nestled against a rugged cliffside overlooking a soft, sandy beach. Dine in penthouse restaurant and bar, for casual meal or candlelight dinner. An array of seafood specialties, juicy steaks and other Northwest favorites, including decadent Sunday buffet. Rooms range from bedrooms to studios to 1-bedroom suites with microwaves and refrigerators to full kitchens. Also, wi-fi, spa, saunas, exercise room and year-round heated swimming pool. Kids will love the game room and easy beach access. Full-service conference/meeting rooms for that inspirational retreat; extensive wedding possibilities.

There will not be another property built like this in Cannon Beach in our lifetimes. Rare, premiere ocean front location; handsome, dramatic architecture and tasteful, fun (nostalgic) beach interiors. Overlooks Haystack Rock. 100 percent smoke free. Imaginative special occasion packages. Massive wood burning lobby fireplace. Library w/ fireplace, stocked with impressive book collection. Pet and family friendly. Lavish continental buffet breakfast. In-room fireplaces, mini-kitchens. Jacuzzi tubs in select rooms. DVD players, complimentary movies. Morning paper. Warm cookies.

Inn at Wecoma Lincoln City.  Sleek, modern design w some partial ocean views, balconies and fireplaces. Spacious guestrooms w/ microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker, free continental breakfast.  Indoor pool and a hot tub. W-fi, fitness room, business center, and located within walking distance to finest restaurants. 867-sq-foot conference room for business meetings or large social events. Some pet friendly.

the finest in luxury condominium lodging. Every unit is focused on the beauty of the sea and the beach.

20 gorgeous homes sleep up to 18; doubled that with some side-by-side homes. Some pet friendly. Cottages to massive homes; new oceanfront to renovated historic beach houses. All over central coast w/ Lincoln City, Otter Rock, Boiler Bay and Nye Beach. Long list of features, including barbecues, large decks, antique furnishings, wood stoves, gas fireplaces, hardwood floors, Jacuzzis and hot tubs. Most have movies, music, books. Gift basket w/ goodies in each

Suites, duplex units, houses for 2-8 people. Close to everything. All units w/ kitchens; many have fireplaces, decks, jetted tubs. Robes, slippers, luxury bath amenities and more. Award-winning flowers. Featured on Travel Channel.

Oregon Coast Cleanup Sees Oddities, Tons of Trash, Clear Skies

Published 03/31/2012

(Oregon Coast) – A surprise bout of nice weather, an interesting collection of oddities, some record numbers for volunteers in at least one area, a bit of unusual scrutiny and a whole lotta junk taken off the beaches comprised Saturday's SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup along the Oregon coast. SOLVE officials report over 3,758 people turned out to volunteer, removing an estimated 58,883 pounds of trash and debris from the state's pristine sands. Not all of it hit the landfills, either: 1,565 pounds of went into recycling bins (above: buckets of hazardous nails found in Newport - photo courtesy Charlie Plybon).

Charlie Plybon, with the Oregon chapter of Surfrider Foundation, was the zone captain for the Agate Beach area of Newport on Saturday. He said in spite of dire predictions for unruly weather, conditions stayed fairly nice.

“The skies parted for a substantial time during the cleanup,” Plybon said. “We had a few squalls, but mostly it stayed pretty dry.”

Near South Beach

SOLVE Executive Director Melisa McDonald said Oregonians really showed their true colors this weekend: an environmentally-conscious shade of green.

"It was inspiring to see the thousands of volunteers facing the wind and rain to keep our coastline clean and pristine," McDonald said.

This year, however, the cleanup had a particular spin to it with volunteers working with NOAA on keeping an eye out for any possible debris from last year's tsunami in Japan. Mostly, however, officials are trying to establish the “normal” numbers for what usually washes up here from Asian countries to use for future comparison. SOLVE Beach Cleanup volunteers were asked to fill out Marine Debris Data Cards and were instructed to report any significant sighting of debris.

Near Cannon Beach

McDonald said nothing out of the ordinary showed up in terms of debris from Asia, however.

“Nothing unusual or in mass quantities, and nothing that could be directly attributed to the tsunami,” McDonald said.

Scientists predict the bulk of debris from the tsunami could potentially reach the West Coast in 2013. The first chunk of stuff will likely be the more buoyant materials from Japan, such as floats and other fishing gear, lumber, containers, and plastic items of different types.

"These types of debris regularly wash up on Oregon's shores from all over the world, so it was particularly helpful to have volunteers out there today collecting data that will help us better assess the impact of debris on the coast,” said Diana Bartlett, SOLVE Program Coordinator.

Lots of plastic was again a problem. SOLVE said there was some rope and netting as well – and then there were the wild oddities.

Among the most unusual items were plastic dinosaurs, a teddy bear from Illinois, a box of paperback books, and an entire big wheel riding toy. Volunteers reported finding two port-a-potties, including one that was ripped out of a Lincoln City resident's yard during the flooding this past January. Volunteers also reported finding items from all over the world, including baby food and beverage bottles with Chinese and Japanese labels and a disc from Russia.

Plybon's group at Agate Beach found a lot of disturbing nails. A little-known hazard on Oregon beaches is when people burn wood palettes in their beach fires it leaves behind nails in the sand.

“We picked up seven 5-gallon buckets of nails from the beach,” Plybon said.

In Cannon Beach, Jenee Pearce-Mushen was zone captain for that area and had 206 volunteers there – not including two dogs. She said there were a lot of tires, some chairs, and a huge piece of pipe that weighed about 80 pounds was found in the Cannon Beach area. It took more than one person to haul that out of Ecola Creek State Park.

Down around Yachats, Doug Sestrich was in charge of the area from Yachats to South Beach, which is about 20 miles of beaches. He didn't have the exact number of volunteers but said it was a record turnout for that area.

The strangest thing found in that area was a four-foot chunk of a railroad, including some rail ties. Second strangest was a plastic bottle of shoe polish from Russia. Sestrich also reported a lot of really large chunks of styrofoam, often four feet long.

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Perfect for large family vacations all the way down to a getaway lodging for two - with over 25 vacation rental homes to choose from. A breathtaking collection of craftsman or traditional beachfront homes, or oceanview houses – from one to seven bedrooms. In various areas of Lincoln City and overlooking the beach, with some in Depoe Bay. All kinds of amenities are available, like hot tubs, decks, BBQ, rock fireplaces, beamed ceilings and more. Some are new, some are historic charmers.

Beautifully wooded natural setting at quiet south end of Cannon Beach. Great during winter storms with a new book by the fireplace – or when the sun is out for family fun and beach strolling. Handsome beach cottage-style architecture. Lush flowering gardens and naturalized courtyard pond. Warm, inviting guest rooms. Continental buffet breakfast. Warm Cookies. Family and Pet Friendly. Welcome gifts. Smoke-free. Complimentary Wireless Connectivity. Wine and book signing events.

Breathtaking high panoramic beach views from oceanfront rooms, spacious family suites & fully equipped cottages.  Known for gracious hospitality, the sparkling clean Sea Horse features a heated indoor pool, dramatic oceanfront spa, great whale watching, free deluxe continental breakfast, conference room, free casino shuttle & HBO.  Fireplaces, private decks and spas are available in select rooms.  Close to shops, golf, fishing & restaurants.  Pets are welcome in select rooms.  Senior discounts.  Kids 18 and under stay free in their parent's room.  Very attractive rates.
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All rooms are immaculate and have TV’s, VCR’s and in-room phones w/ data ports. Oceanfronts have queen bed, a double hide-a-bed, kitchen, cozy firelog fireplace and private deck. Both types sleep up to four people. Others are appointed for a two-person romantic getaway, yet still perfect for those on a budget. Elaborate oceanfront Jacuzzi suite has two bedrooms, kitchen, double hide-a-bed, fireplace and private deck, sleeping as many as six. For family reunions or large gatherings such as weddings, some rooms can connect to create two-room and three-room suites. Some rooms pet friendly

Sumptuous indoor pool heated year round. Lovely ocean views come with many rooms. All units big, extremely comfortable, w/ special touches. Each room contains a microwave, refrigerator, in-room coffee makers, cable TV, and larger kitchen units are available as well. Free parking, choice of smoking or non-smoking rooms. Within walking distance to all of Yachats’ various amenities; short walk to the beaches
Literally over 100 homes available as vacation rentals – all distinctive and carefully selected to be special. Find them in Yachats, Waldport, Newport, Nye Beach, Otter Rock, Depoe Bay, Gleneden Beach, Lincoln Beach, Lincoln City, Neskowin, Pacific City, Tierra Del Mar and Rockaway Beach. Some pet friendly.

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40 Yrs Ago Oregon Coast Scientists Helped Discover Startling New Lifeforms
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Oregon Coast Scientists Warn Warming Ocean Temps May Create Chaos
20 of the world's leading oceanographic researchers today released new evidence. Hatfield Marine Science Center, Newport
Oregon Coast Spring Beach Cleanup Coming April 1
This year's event coincides with the 50th Anniversary of the Oregon Beach Bill. Newport events, Yachats events, Cannon Beach events, Manzanita events, Lincoln City events, Pacific City events
N. Oregon Coast's Manzanita Boasts Film Fest, Estuary Cleanup, Science Talk
A small film festival, a talk on estuaries, a cleanup of estuaries along Nehalem Bay. Manzanita events
Sharing the Coast Conference Digs Deeper Into Oregon Beaches, Citizen Science
Dozens of fascinating events and activities that help you dig a little deeper into your beach experience. Newport events, Yachats events
Central Oregon Coast Jazz Show a Flurry of Fine Bebop
Seattle-based Jacob Zimmerman Trio comes to the central Oregon coast on February 24. Lincoln City events

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