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

The Kooky and the Cool on Oregon Coast Right Now: Pryosomes, Ghost Forests
Orcas, gray whales, freaky tube-like creatures and ancient stumps. Science, kids, travel tips
Spring Break Kicks Off with Whale Week, Astronomy Parties Around Oregon, the ...
On the first Saturday of spring break, you can catch wonders from the deep and in the universe above. Lincoln City events, Yachats events, Oceanside events, Manzanita events, Cannon Beach events
N. Oregon Coast History with a 10K Run and a Hollywood Twist
A special 10k run this weekend and a talk on movies filmed here. Seaside events
Newport, Oregon Coast: Whales, Spring Break Fun Collide in Big Way
Newport is host to more whale watch vantage points than any other area, bundles of family-friendly attractions. Newport events
Some Oregon Coast Beaches Under Restrictions to Protect Threatened Plover
March 15 through September 15 is when a handful of Oregon coast beaches come under certain restrictions
Ghosts on the Coast? Seaside, Oregon's Paranormal Fest March 31
Curiosity seekers and wannabe Ghostbusters are encouraged to manifest in Seaside. Cannon Beach events

Best places to view migrating whales on Oregon Coast this spring - Statesman ...
23 Mar 2017 at 5:19pm

Statesman Journal

Best places to view migrating whales on Oregon Coast this spring
Statesman Journal
The annual tradition of spotting gray whales heading north along the Oregon Coast is about to begin.

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The Kooky and the Cool on Oregon Coast Right Now: Pryosomes, Ghost Forests - ...
24 Mar 2017 at 4:13am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

The Kooky and the Cool on Oregon Coast Right Now: Pryosomes, Ghost Forests
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Oregon Coast) ? Spring break is definitely starting out in an interesting way. Orcas have been spotted already in the Yachats area, gray whale numbers are good along the entire central coast, and some weird stuff is showing up on these beaches. A ...


Park Rangers discuss their favorite Oregon Coast activities - KPTV - FOX 12 -...
24 Mar 2017 at 12:23pm

KPTV.com

Park Rangers discuss their favorite Oregon Coast activities - KPTV - FOX 12
KPTV.com
The Oregon Coast is a gorgeous place to visit, no matter what time of year. But have you ever had trouble figuring out what to do? Why not ask the folks who know the coast the best --- the Oregon Park Rangers? MORE spoke with a couple of rangers to see ...


Support shown for bill connecting Oregon Coast Trail, but state wary of cost ...
21 Mar 2017 at 6:00pm

Statesman Journal

Support shown for bill connecting Oregon Coast Trail, but state wary of cost
Statesman Journal
?We all know that the Oregon Coast is one of the most beautiful coastlines on planet earth,? said Ted Gaty, in testimony to the Oregon House Committee On Agriculture and Natural Resources. ?People walking from town to town, staying at B&Bs or motels or ...
Legislation Could Close Dangerous Gaps Along Oregon Coast TrailClaims Journal
Editorials from around OregonThe Sun Herald

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Connecting the 367-mile 'unfinished gem' of the Oregon Coast ... - kgw.com
20 Mar 2017 at 11:13am

kgw.com

Connecting the 367-mile 'unfinished gem' of the Oregon Coast ...
kgw.com
One moment you're hiking to the top of a rocky headland and looking upon a vast sweep of ocean. The next you're risking life and limb on the shoulder of ...
Legislation Would Close Gaps Along Oregon Coast Trail . News | OPBOPB News

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BEACH CLEANUP: Oregon Coast event April 1 - The News Guard
20 Mar 2017 at 4:09am

The News Guard

BEACH CLEANUP: Oregon Coast event April 1
The News Guard
Join SOLVE (Stop Oregon Litter and Vandalism) and thousands of volunteers on April 1 to clean up litter and marine debris from the entire Oregon Coast. Since 1986, this home-grown tradition of twice-yearly beach cleanups has benefited people and ...


 


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