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

Central Oregon Coast's Boiler Bay Has Two, Maybe More Parts
Boiler State Park, near Depoe Bay, is an interesting and maybe even slightly confusing spot along the central Oregon coast. Travel tips. Attractions
Oregon Coast Virtual Tour: Cook's Chasm Handicap Accessible Trail, Spouting H...
Between Yachats and Florence, a variety of exciting but accessible sights. Travel tips. Attractions
Historical Families of N. Oregon Coast Featured at Museum
Cannon Beach History and Museum's most recent exhibit features its first ever photograph exhibit, The Families of Cannon Beach. Cannon Beach events
Fall Labyrinth Walk on Oregon Coast, Lincoln City
The labyrinth walks on the central Oregon coast will be held at the Lincoln City Cultural Center on September 22. Lincoln City events
What They Don't Tell You About Oregon Coast This Time of Year
Right now is the warmest and most pleasant weather of the year on the coast, called the Second Summer
Central Oregon Coast's South Beach Recent Additions, Planned Expansions
Some impressive changes have already been made to South Beach and some big expansions are on the way. Newport

Central Oregon Coast's Boiler Bay Has Two, Maybe More Parts - Oregon Coast Be...
19 Sep 2014 at 5:26am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Central Oregon Coast's Boiler Bay Has Two, Maybe More Parts
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
Boiler Bay State Park, at the edge of Depoe Bay, is an interesting and maybe even slightly confusing spot along the central Oregon coast. Powerfully scenic, with equally powerful waves rumbling past, there's more to this awe-inspiring spot than meets ...


Oregon Coast Range offers covered bridge tour to remember - The Oregonian - O...
16 Sep 2014 at 6:35am

Oregon Coast Range offers covered bridge tour to remember
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
It takes a pretty good tour of the west side of the state to see all of Oregon's covered bridges. Counting off a state list, there are 51 covered bridges in Oregon. One is east of the Cascades just outside Bend in Deschutes County, while all the others ...

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Historical Families of N. Oregon Coast Featured at Museum - Oregon Coast Beac...
17 Sep 2014 at 6:01am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Historical Families of N. Oregon Coast Featured at Museum
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Cannon Beach, Oregon) ? Some of the founding fathers and mothers of the north Oregon coast town of Cannon Beach really made a difference. They made a mark on history in the area. So it's in that spirit that the Cannon Beach History and Museum's most ...


Third explosive found in Oregon coastal city this month - KOIN.com
16 Sep 2014 at 9:23am

Third explosive found in Oregon coastal city this month
KOIN.com
WARRENTON, Ore. (KOIN 6) ? An improvised explosive device was found at a home along the Oregon coast just 12 days after federal investigators recovered a similar device from the property, police confirmed Tuesday. On Monday morning, an officer with ...


Aurora Lights for Northern US, Oregon, the Coast - Oregon Coast Beach Connection
11 Sep 2014 at 7:21pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Aurora Lights for Northern US, Oregon, the Coast
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Oregon Coast) ? Space.com and other astronomy experts are reporting that a set of major solar flares earlier this week will likely result in some startling sights above the skies in the northern hemisphere tonight and Friday, including the northern U ...

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Police untangle Oregon Coast shootings that left 3 dead, including gunman - T...
20 Aug 2014 at 9:39am

Houston Chronicle

Police untangle Oregon Coast shootings that left 3 dead, including gunman
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
COOS BAY ? Authorities on the south Oregon coast are trying to determine why a 34-year-old man lured his father to his death at a remote campsite, then drove to a beach where he shot five vehicles in a parking lot, killing a Michigan camper who was ...
Oregon Coast shooter lured father back to picnic site then killed himThe Register-Guard
Prosecutor: Oregon shooting victim on coast tourWOODTV.com
Gunman camped out before Oregon beach killings, says prosecutorHeraldNet
San Jose Mercury News
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