Oregon Coast Archives: Wild, Weird and Paranormal on the Coast

Published 03/10/2011

(Oregon Coast) – Some people collect figurines, trains, memorabilia items or even hubcaps. One member of Oregon Coast Beach Connection collects paranormal stories about the area.

One of the older articles in Oregon Coast Beach Connection’s archives follow the adventures of such an activity, one that began in the late 80’s with a particularly strange evening in Neskowin.  

The discovery of weird scientific phenomena led to a further exploration of the fringes of the esoteric on the beaches, such as hearing about the legendary “glowing sands,” which Oregon Coast Beach Connection’s editor finally saw in the early 80’s firsthand on a beach in Newport.

Interviewing scientists over the year about oddities and then more paranormal stories. It’s amazing the things that come your way if people know you’re interested in this sort of thing. This article then spirals down a wacky road that explores the possibilities of UFO’s and ghosts in Astoria, a mammoth sea monster at Pacific City, spooks from a Spanish Galleon near Manzanita, and the ever-favorite, top secret Area 51-like base near Lincoln City.

Then, if you don’t watch it, people start calling you a “ghost hunter,” and the fun gets taken out of it just a bit.

We just collect ghost stories here. Or at least we used to. This shows how that initial stage of digging in the sand for the paranormal could be a real kick in the pants. Check out the article here or see below

Wheeler and Oregon Coast News

An Oregon Coast Secret is Out: Depoe Bay Has Tiny New Park
There's a new and delightful little viewpoint and park on the central Oregon coast - and it's a secret
Central Oregon Coast Fossil Fest a (Wooly) Mammoth Good Time
It's the 15th Annual Fossil Fest at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport on Saturday, February 13
Oregon Coast Headed for Warm Temps Close to 70, Sunny
NWS is predicting sunny, dry and in the low 60's, but some are predicting temps closer to 70
Science Pub and Birding Adventures on Oregon Coast
Birds in Newport and a Science Pub in Pacific City
Five Things You Don't Know About an Oregon Coast Valentine's Day
But there are some interesting tidbits about the region no one tells you about
High Surf Advisory for Oregon Coast Promises Dramatic Show
Strong winds off the coast will cause surf to build with the highest waves of 17 to 19 feet expected Wednesday night

Brookings woman rescued from cliff on Oregon Coast - KVAL
9 Feb 2016 at 4:20pm

KVAL

Brookings woman rescued from cliff on Oregon Coast
KVAL
BROOKINGS, Ore. - A woman reported missing on Sunday spent the night on a cliff with her dog before someone looking at property in the area spotted her Monday, the Curry County Sheriff's Office said. Rescuers located the 35-year-old Brookings woman ...
Missing woman and her Rottweiler rescued from cliff on Oregon coastAZFamily
Woman, dog rescuedCurry Coastal Pilot

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Oregon Coast feels some record heat, with 82 in North Bend - The Register-Guard
8 Feb 2016 at 4:38pm

KVAL

Oregon Coast feels some record heat, with 82 in North Bend
The Register-Guard
Warm sand and sunshine: It could have been Southern California on parts of the Oregon Coast on Monday. North Bend was 82 degrees at 2:35 p.m., the National Weather Service said. The temperature shattered the previous record for the date, 63 degrees ...
Another day of record-setting high temperatures in North BendKVAL

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The Great Oregon Army and return of the SOBs - Oregon Coast Today
9 Feb 2016 at 10:39am

Oregon Coast Today

The Great Oregon Army and return of the SOBs
Oregon Coast Today
The army is leaderless as far as a single individual goes. The leader is the people of Oregon. Anyone who has ever enjoyed one minute on the state's publicly owned beaches is a soldier in the army. Isn't that all of us. Isn't that you? Isn't that your dog?

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Birds without borders - Oregon Coast Today
9 Feb 2016 at 1:49pm

Oregon Coast Today

Birds without borders
Oregon Coast Today
Birds don't carry passports ? a fact that is reflected in this month's offerings from the Yaquina Birders & Naturalists, which range in focus from China all the way to the Oregon Coast. On Thursday, Feb. 18, Roy Lowe will give a presentation on how ...


For the TODAY - Oregon Coast Today
9 Feb 2016 at 10:47am

Oregon Coast Today

For the TODAY
Oregon Coast Today
In the spirit of the original packing crate cajóns, he started building the box drums from marine plywood and is now experimenting with finer woods such as myrtlewood and Oregon maple. Some of his beautiful instruments are inlaid with exotic woods like ...

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A conscientious presentation - Oregon Coast Today
9 Feb 2016 at 1:49pm

Oregon Coast Today

A conscientious presentation
Oregon Coast Today
McQuiddy's free presentation will begin at 2 pm in the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center, 2400 S. Hwy. 101, three miles south of Yachats. A Northwest Forest Pass, Oregon Coast Passport or $5 day-use fee is required within the Cape Perpetua Scenic Area.


 


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