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

What Created Ten Tornado Warnings for the Oregon, Washington Coast Last Week?
According to the National Weather Service the answer is quite complex
Lincoln City's Glass Floats Event Reboots This Weekend After Oregon Coast Storms
The hugely popular festival of floats gets started this weekend, beginning October 22. Lincoln City events
What Will Disappear from Oregon Coast After the Weekend
Here's some of summer's remarkable beach sights that were around just a week ago
Oregon Coast is Clear - Saturday's Winds a Dud
But today's storm never lived up to the predicted 60 mph gusts and resultant damage
Two Tornadoes on Oregon Coast; Manzanita Severely Damaged, Video
One briefly in Oceanside that did no damage but another in Manzanita that ravaged the town. Weather
Oregon Coast Highest Wind Gusts, Power Outages, Road Closures
Harsher than many, yet par for the course for the heavier categories the area

Police: Shark Attacks Surfer off Oregon Coast - ABC News
10 Oct 2016 at 6:21pm


Police: Shark Attacks Surfer off Oregon Coast
ABC News
A shark attacked a surfer north of Cannon Beach off the Oregon coast. But he survived after swimming to shore and instructing others how to tie a tourniquet around his injured leg, police said. Joseph Tanner, 29, of Portland, Oregon, was bitten in his ...
Shark bites surfer off Oregon coastOregonLive.com
Shark attack injures 1 on Oregon coastStatesman Journal
Portland man bitten by shark on Oregon CoastKING5.com
Fox News -KOIN.com -kgw.com
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Video shows waterspout off Oregon Coast - Palm Beach Post
14 Oct 2016 at 1:45pm

Palm Beach Post

Video shows waterspout off Oregon Coast
Palm Beach Post
Video sent to KIRO-TV shows a waterspout off the Oregon Coast near Manzanita. Wide-spread damage was reported in the town, roughly 85 miles west of Portland, where the mayor declared a state of emergency. Tillamook County Sheriff Andy Long said the ...
Tornado on Oregon coast leaves damage, but no injuriesOregonLive.com
Cleanup in Manzanita day after EF2 tornadokgw.com
Two tornadoes confirmed on Oregon coast; 128 homes damaged in ManzanitaKATU
RT -KOIN.com
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Oregon coast in the clear after potential 'historic' storm fizzles out - Oreg...
15 Oct 2016 at 7:09pm


Oregon coast in the clear after potential 'historic' storm fizzles out
The storm Oregonians had expected to be near-apocalyptic was already fizzling out early Saturday evening, prompting officials to lift wind warnings for the northern Oregon and southern Washington coasts. No damage was reported along the Oregon coast, ...
Tropical storm leaves power outages, flooding in its wakePamplin Media Group

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3 Quakes Recorded off Oregon Coast, No Tsunami Warning - ABC News
9 Oct 2016 at 3:04pm

3 Quakes Recorded off Oregon Coast, No Tsunami Warning
ABC News
Three earthquakes with magnitudes ranging from 4.1 to 4.8 occurred several hundred miles off the Oregon coast on Sunday, but none triggered tsunami warnings. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 4.8 quake was recorded last and occurred at about noon ...

Join the hunt: Soon there'll be treasure on the Oregon coast ... - OregonLive...
12 Oct 2016 at 6:17am


Join the hunt: Soon there'll be treasure on the Oregon coast ...
Nearly 3000 glass floats will be hidden along the coast for the annual Finders Keepers treasure hunt on the Oregon coast.

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Sharks of the Oregon coast - OregonLive.com
12 Oct 2016 at 12:42pm


Sharks of the Oregon coast
With Joseph Tanner, a 29-year-old Portlander who was bitten by a shark Monday while surfing off Indian Beach at Ecola State Park, recovering from his injuries it seemed like a good time to review exactly which of these animals lurk in the dark waters ...
UP Alum fends off shark attack on Oregon Coast | The BeaconThe Beacon
Police: Shark attacks surfer off Oregon coast :: WRALSportsFan.comWRALSportsFan.com
Man bitten by shark, nurse by trade, helped onlookers tie tourniquetKPIC News

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