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

Top Ten Reasons to Hit the Oregon Coast This Weekend
Big waves, lots of holiday events, and some interesting creatures to see both on shore and ocean
Agate, Fossil Finding Clinics on Central Oregon Coast Led by Famed Expert
Laura Joki will be heading up Lincoln City's brand new Beachcombing Clinics this winter. Lincoln City events
Inland Oregon, Coast Range and Beaches to Get Freezing Rain, Snow
Icy roads Wednesday along the I-5 corridor, coast range and even the Oregon coast; freezing rain and snow coming to even the coastline Thursday
Oregon Coast Range to Get Icy, Dicey for Shorter Time
Snow advisory until noon, snow levels at 500 and even beaches may get dusting
Oregon Coast Range Highways to Get Snow; Huge Waves Continue
Snow will start hitting the higher elevations around Sunday night, lasting for a few days. Weather
Rare, Bizarre Glowing Creatures Strand on Oregon Coast Beaches
It's called a pyrosome, and the ones found here are less than a foot; actually massive colonies of cloned creatures. Seaside Aquarium, science

Top Ten Reasons to Hit the Oregon Coast This Weekend - Oregon Coast Beach Con...
9 Dec 2016 at 3:34am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Top Ten Reasons to Hit the Oregon Coast This Weekend
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Oregon Coast) ? If you're not coming out to the beaches this weekend, you'll miss a lot. There will be big waves all weekend (and a bit of a breezy storm), lots of holiday events, and some interesting creatures to see both on shore and ocean. (Above ...


Fukushima Radiation Reaches Oregon Coast - KEZI TV
8 Dec 2016 at 5:30pm

The Inquisitr

Fukushima Radiation Reaches Oregon Coast
KEZI TV
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Researchers say seawater samples taken from Tillamook Bay and Gold Beach indicate radiation from Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster, but at extremely low levels not harmful to humans or the environment. Citing the Woods Hole ...
Fukushima Nuclear Radiation Hits U.S. West Coast: Oregon Shores Show Trace Amounts Of Cesium-134 IsotopeThe Inquisitr
Radiation from Fukushima nuclear plant detected on west coastOregonLive.com
Fukushima radiation reaches Oregon shoresKOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2
Digital Journal -Sputnik International -Daily Star -Statesman Journal
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Commercial crabbing remains closed along Oregon coast | NWCN ... - NWCN.com
6 Dec 2016 at 9:21am

NWCN.com

Commercial crabbing remains closed along Oregon coast | NWCN ...
NWCN.com
Recreational crabbing has reopened along part of the Oregon coast, while commercial crabbing remains closed due to high levels of domoic acid.
Oregon partially opens its water to recreational Dungeness crabbing ...Undercurrent News

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Advisory: Mixed winter precipitation possible along North and ... - Tillamook...
6 Dec 2016 at 6:25pm

Tillamook Headlight-Herald

Advisory: Mixed winter precipitation possible along North and ...
Tillamook Headlight-Herald
North Oregon Coast-Central Oregon Coast-South Washington Coast-Including the cities of...Astoria...Cannon Beach...Tillamook...Netarts...Pacific City...Lincoln ...

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Magnitude 6.5 earthquake hits off Northern California coast - Los Angeles Times
8 Dec 2016 at 7:35am

Los Angeles Times

Magnitude 6.5 earthquake hits off Northern California coast
Los Angeles Times
A powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake rocked the Northern California coast Thursday morning. The quake occurred under the Pacific Ocean about 100 miles west of Ferndale, near the Oregon border, about 6:50 a.m., the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Strong 6.5-magnitude earthquake strikes off northern California coastQ13 FOX
USGS: 6.5 magnitude quake in ocean off California coastCoos Bay World
6.5 magnitude quake in ocean off California coastOregonLive.com
KESQ -USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
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Oregon Coastal Conference Focuses On Tsunami Preparedness ... - OPB News
7 Dec 2016 at 5:05pm

OPB News

Oregon Coastal Conference Focuses On Tsunami Preparedness ...
OPB News
Emergency management experts are meeting on the Oregon coast this week to discuss tsunami preparedness. The Oregon Office of Emergency Management's ...

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