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

Two Youths Rescued from Seaside's Surf, N. Oregon Coast; One Dead
Two teenage males were rescued from the surf on the north Oregon coast Thursday. Beach safety
Wild 'n Wacky on Oregon Coast: Freaky Facts, Fossils, Rumors
Fossil finds, bizarre plants, broken records to a curious if not laughable claim about a battle off these beaches. History, science
Workshop Prepares for Stunning Solar Eclipse on Central Oregon Coast in 2017
A group called Multiverse hosts an educational workshop on the total solar eclipse in Lincoln City
Forests, Bunkers and Bears, Oh My: Three Oregon Coast Hiking Hotspots
Or, hit the promontories and forest lands behind the beaches for some truly exhilarating exchanges with nature
Just What is Cape Kiwanda on Oregon's Coast? And Why It's Falling Apart
The curious geology of an Oregon landmark at Pacific City, what's been protecting it, and why it's disappearing more quickly now. Science
What Really Happened with the Crashed B-17 Bomber on N. Oregon Coast
One of the more spectacular bits of Oregon World War II history lays shrouded in the mists (and the dense trees) of Cape Lookout. Oceanside, history

Missing Plane, Body Found Off of the Oregon Coast - KDRV
21 Jul 2016 at 10:49am

KOIN.com

Missing Plane, Body Found Off of the Oregon Coast
KDRV
BROOKINGS, Ore. -- Officials say that the missing plane and a body have been found off the coast of Oregon. The plane disappeared on the night of July 4 with John and Max Belnap and Ryan Merker on board. Now after several days out on the water, crews ...
Second body recovered from offshore plane wreckCurry Coastal Pilot
Divers find missing plane near Brookings; body recoveredKXLY Spokane
Plane Located off Oregon CoastKAJO
KVAL
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Oklahoma boy, 13, drowns off Oregon Coast; cousin rescued - kjrh.com
23 Jul 2016 at 9:26am

kjrh.com

Oklahoma boy, 13, drowns off Oregon Coast; cousin rescued
kjrh.com
(AP) - Authorities say a 13-year-old Oklahoma boy drowned off the coast of Seaside, Oregon, during a family reunion. Seaside spokesman Jon Rahl says lifeguards noticed Conner Moore of Tulsa and his 14-year-old cousin Carter Moore of Kingston, ...

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Oregon Coast Music Festival underway in bay area - KCBY.com 11
22 Jul 2016 at 5:50pm

KCBY.com 11

Oregon Coast Music Festival underway in bay area
KCBY.com 11
NORTH BEND, Ore. -- The Oregon Coast Music Festival kicked off Thursday night at the Liberty Pub in North Bend. A band called the Evening Shades played to a sold out crowd. The first night of the music fest has been held in the building every year ...


Updated: Two Youths Rescued from Seaside's Surf, N. Oregon Coast; One Dead - ...
22 Jul 2016 at 3:38pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Updated: Two Youths Rescued from Seaside's Surf, N. Oregon Coast; One Dead
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Seaside, Oregon) ? UPDATED:on Conditions, Names. Two young males were rescued from the surf on the north Oregon coast Thursday, after lifeguards at Seaside beach noticed them struggling in the water. City of Seaside spokesman Jon Rahl said the ...
Teens from OK caught in Seaside rip current; 1 diesKOIN.com

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Wild 'n Wacky on Oregon Coast: Freaky Facts, Fossils, Rumors - Oregon Coast B...
21 Jul 2016 at 5:56pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Wild 'n Wacky on Oregon Coast: Freaky Facts, Fossils, Rumors
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Oregon Coast) ? Call it a latter day Believe It Or Not, without Robert Ripley. From fact to fairly fiction, Oregon's coastline is chock full of these. Fossil finds, bizarre plants, broken records to a curious if not laughable claim about a battle off ...


Oregon golf: 106th Oregon Coast Invitational to be held July 23-30 at Astoria...
21 Jul 2016 at 8:10am

OregonLive.com

Oregon golf: 106th Oregon Coast Invitational to be held July 23-30 at Astoria Golf and Country Club
OregonLive.com
This is the second oldest golf tournament in the State of Oregon, the oldest is Oregon State Amateur which is 107 years old, and one of the oldest in the United States. The Oregon Coast Invitational, have players coming great distances to participate ...


 


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