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

Women's Surf Camp and Retreat on N. Oregon Coast
July 26 to 30 brings the Northwest Women's Surfcamps Surfing and Lifestyle Immersion Retreat to both Seaside and Cannon Beach. Seaside events, Cannon Beach events
Aerial Revelations of Oceanside, N. Oregon Coast
One of Oregon's most astounding spots is one of its tiniest: Oceanside, along the Three Capes Loop
Oregon Astronomy Expert: Zero Sun Spots a Mystery
On July 17th, for the first time in nearly 3 years, the sunspot number dropped to zero. Science
N. Oregon Coast Film Night, Arts for Kids in Manzanita
Over the coming weeks, look for the famed Manzanita Film Series and an arts camp of sorts for kids. Manzanita events
Road Work on Oregon Coast, Highway 26
A bridge repair project starts soon just south of Lincoln City, and a part of the main route between Portland and the north Oregon coast will be undergoing some work
Central Oregon Coast Travel Ideas: Cloistered Beaches Between Yachats and Flo...
If you're looking for a fantastic and unforgettable Oregon coast experience, and one that allows you to get away from the wild crowds of busier beaches

Oregon coast, seven great hikes along one of 7 Wonders of Oregon (photos) - T...
24 Jul 2014 at 6:41am

Oregon coast, seven great hikes along one of 7 Wonders of Oregon (photos)
The Oregonian
Boardman State Scenic Corridor: The Oregon Coast Trail threads it's way through the Boarmand Corridor near Brookings, but most visitors see the best sights by doing micro hikes to Arch Rock, Thunder Rock, Natural Bridges, China Beach, Indian Sands, ...


Calgary man drowns at Oregon Coast - KTVZ
23 Jul 2014 at 9:42pm

CTV News

Calgary man drowns at Oregon Coast
KTVZ
SEASIDE, Ore. (AP) ? A 53-year-old man from Canadian city of Calgary drowned off the Oregon Coast. A spokesman for Seaside, Oregon, said Gerry Brett was visiting the beach with his family Tuesday afternoon when he went missing under the water.
Man drowns at Oregon Coast near SeasideThe Oregonian
Drumheller man drowns in Pacific Ocean off the Oregon coastCTV News

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'Driftwood Forts of the Oregon Coast': they're everywhere on the beach -- hav...
23 Jul 2014 at 4:19pm

'Driftwood Forts of the Oregon Coast': they're everywhere on the beach -- have ...
The Oregonian
Everyone who's been to the Oregon coast has seen a driftwood fort, and almost everyone has built one or used an existing one to get away from the wind and blowing sand for a few minutes. It's a routine part of our coastal experience, as common as ...


Oregon coast reopened to mussel harvesting - Coos Bay World
24 Jul 2014 at 7:09am

Oregon coast reopened to mussel harvesting
Coos Bay World
OREGON COAST ? The Oregon Department of Agriculture and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife are reopening the entire Oregon Coast to recreational and commercial mussel harvesting. Shellfish samples taken along the coast indicate levels of ...


Man dies after leap from falls near Oregon Coast - KATU
22 Jul 2014 at 11:12am

Man dies after leap from falls near Oregon Coast
KATU
ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) ? Authorities say a 45-year-old Colorado man died when he jumped from Youngs River Falls near the Oregon Coast and drowned. Chief Ron Tyson of the Olney-Walluski Fire Protection District told The Daily Astorian newspaper that a ...
Southern Colorado man dies after leap from Oregon fallsColorado Springs Gazette
Colorado man drowns after leaping from Oregon fallsThe Oregonian

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Man drowns at Oregon Coast - Longview Daily News
23 Jul 2014 at 12:23pm

Man drowns at Oregon Coast
Longview Daily News
SEASIDE, Ore. (AP) ? A spokesman for the city of Seaside says a 53-year-old man drowned in the ocean. According to Jon Rahl, the man was visiting the beach with his family Tuesday afternoon when he went under the water. Crews were eventually able to ...


 


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