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

New on Oregon Coast: Free Camping, Brew Pub, Summer Hours
Free Camping Day this weekend, a brewpub in Cannon Beach and summer hours at regional attractions all around. Cannon Beach, Newport, Seaside Aquarium, kids
Cars and Culture on Oregon Coast: Music and Car Show Festivals Abound
Later this month brings a major music festival, and then a series of car shows hits the town. Lincoln City events
Central Oregon Coast Features Surfing Day for Youth, Outdoor Market
Otter Rock n Roll Youth Surf and Beach Cleanup Challenge is coming up while the little town of Toledo gets busy with some events in June
Three Things You Should Never Do on the Oregon Coast
There are some rules that don't get talked about much, or some that need reinforcing. Travel tips
Central Oregon Coast Town Practices Emergency with Tsunami Walk
Join the City of Yachats Friday, June 10 at 12:45 pm, to practice its community Tsunami Walk. Yachats events
Mars a Bright Red Spot Above Portland, Oregon, the Coast
Mars is a bright red star in the skies over inland Oregon and the coast right now, with Mars in opposition and at its closest to us until May 30

New on Oregon Coast: Free Camping, Brew Pub, Summer Hours - Oregon Coast Beac...
30 May 2016 at 4:51am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

New on Oregon Coast: Free Camping, Brew Pub, Summer Hours
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
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Making a splash on the coast - Oregon Coast Today
24 May 2016 at 2:47pm

Oregon Coast Today

Making a splash on the coast
Oregon Coast Today
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Pedal-Powered Rail Riding Comes To Oregon Coast - NW News Network
26 May 2016 at 4:08pm

NW News Network

Pedal-Powered Rail Riding Comes To Oregon Coast
NW News Network
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Cars and Culture on Oregon Coast: Music and Car Show Festivals Abound - Orego...
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Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Cars and Culture on Oregon Coast: Music and Car Show Festivals Abound
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
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Tickets for pedal-powered Oregon Coast Railriders to be available for season ...
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Tillamook County Pioneer
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A farm-edible force for conservation - Oregon Coast Today
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Oregon Coast Today

A farm-edible force for conservation
Oregon Coast Today
The live auction is a chance for guests to bid on one-of-a-kind adventures in and around Oregon. This year's offerings include birding adventures, guided hikes into the Coast Range, Portland and Ashland getaways, ocean boat tours, farm-to-table dinners ...

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