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

Oregon Coast Travel Advice, Warnings for Labor Day Holiday Weekend
This holiday weekend has its own set of rules: weather, traffic, lodging prices
A Wee Bit of Celtic a Powerful Thing on Central Oregon Coast
The powerful Celtic-folk duo Men of Worth returns to the central Oregon coast's Lincoln City Cultural Center stage this month. Lincoln City events
Storm Set Records for Oregon, Coast; Hottest Summer Ever
Mother Nature throws in a wind storm that clearly broke records in Portland and likely the majority of the Oregon coast for August
Dreamlike Oregon Coast: Surreal Fusions of Sea, Sky and Sand
One of the pleasures of this coastline is looking down and for a fleeting moment it feels as if you may actually just walk into the sky. Manzanita, Cannon Beach, Yachats, Seaside, Lincoln City, travel
Oregon Coast Photo Contest Includes Prizes and Free Classes
A new photo contest put on by two Oregon groups will allow you to do just that, as well as take some free classes in photo technique
Oregon Coast Mystery of Puzzling Purple Waves Solved
It is a jellyfish-like creature called a salp. But there may be a surprise twist as to why there are so many

Oregon coast, 7 Wonders of Oregon - OregonLive.com
3 Sep 2015 at 6:33am

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Oregon coast, 7 Wonders of Oregon
OregonLive.com
Road's End Beach, Lincoln City; drive north in Lincoln City to the state park access near the end of the road, then walk north. 2. Floras Beach, Langlois; follow signs to Boice Cope County Park south of Langlois. Walk the trail on the north shore of ...


Oregon Coast Travel Advice, Warnings for Labor Day Holiday Weekend - Oregon C...
3 Sep 2015 at 7:16pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Oregon Coast Travel Advice, Warnings for Labor Day Holiday Weekend
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Oregon Coast) ? This big weekend means the summer is just starting to mellow out for some; for even more it means summer is grinding to a halt. Labor Day Weekend means big things: a large amount of things to do, big fun, big crowds and even bigger ...


Winds as powerful as 90 mph slammed Oregon Coast - kgw.com
30 Aug 2015 at 11:06am

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Winds as powerful as 90 mph slammed Oregon Coast
kgw.com
A wind storm strong enough to tear down tents and send tree branches soaring reached the Oregon Coast Saturday, just as runners in the annual Hood to Coast relay started arriving in Seaside. The wind storm hit the beaches around 6 a.m. and the rain ...
High wind watch issued for Oregon Coast, coastal mountainsThe Register-Guard
Wind warning issued for south Washington, north Oregon coastChinook Observer

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Storm Set Records for Oregon, Coast; Hottest Summer Ever - Oregon Coast Beach...
1 Sep 2015 at 7:29pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Storm Set Records for Oregon, Coast; Hottest Summer Ever
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Oregon Coast) ? As the National Weather Service (NWS) releases numbers declaring this the hottest summer ever on record for Oregon, Mother Nature throws in a wind storm that clearly broke records in Portland and likely the majority of the Oregon coast ...


A Wee Bit of Celtic a Powerful Thing on Central Oregon Coast - Oregon Coast B...
2 Sep 2015 at 7:26pm

A Wee Bit of Celtic a Powerful Thing on Central Oregon Coast
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Lincoln City, Oregon) ? The powerful Celtic-folk duo Men of Worth returns to the central Oregon coast's Lincoln City Cultural Center stage this month, with an evening concert of traditional and original Celtic music set for Thursday, September 10. If ...


Oregon Coast Trail day hikes subject of book by Connie Soper - OregonLive.com
1 Sep 2015 at 9:44am

OregonLive.com

Oregon Coast Trail day hikes subject of book by Connie Soper
OregonLive.com
"Exploring the Oregon Coast Trail," a new book by Connie Soper, who grew up in Coos Bay and lives in Portland and Manzanita. The book is published by dragonfly-press-pdx.com and sells for $18.95. Here, a view of the Nehalem Bay area from Neahkahnie ...


 


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