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

Central Oregon Coast Holidays at Museums, Lighthouses
There are major holidays events surrounding Newport's lighthouses and another at the history museum. Newport events
N. Oregon Coast Celebrates Holiday Shopping in a Unique Way This Weekend
Shopping for the holidays just got a little more inviting on the north Oregon coast: Cannon Beach events, Seaside events
Contest Held to Select Theme for Central Oregon Coast Kite Fest
Progressively working through the alphabet, this year, a new theme must be determined using the letter V. Lincoln City events
Seagulls Found on Oregon Coast Shot with Darts
Someone is hurting seagulls on the central Oregon coast and there are apparently no leads. Waldport, Newport, Yachats
Hefty Storm Condtions for Oregon Coast on Friday
The high wind watch - expected to become a warning later - is in effect from Friday morning through Friday evening. Lincoln City, Newport, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Garibaldi, Yachats, Manzanita, Depoe Bay, Astoria
Oregon Coast Officials Call for Volunteers at Whale Migration
Oregon tourism officials still need more volunteers to help out during the famed and massive Whale Watch Weeks

Best Oregon Coast hike for kids? Try Sweet Creek - The Seattle Times
26 Nov 2014 at 7:07pm

Best Oregon Coast hike for kids? Try Sweet Creek
The Seattle Times
Problem was, the creek dropped over so many cliffs, ledges and slides during its journey through the remote Coast Range canyon that keeping an accurate count was next to impossible. ?I counted 26 waterfalls,? Rylan said. ?But it might have been 29 or 30.


Central Oregon Coast Holidays at Museums, Lighthouses - Oregon Coast Beach Co...
25 Nov 2014 at 5:08am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Central Oregon Coast Holidays at Museums, Lighthouses
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Newport, Oregon) ? History and the merriment of the holidays are one engaging fusion of fun on the central Oregon coast in December, with major holidays events surrounding the town's lighthouses and another at the history museum. The Holiday Open ...


Treasure hunter finds historic ship with metal detector off Oregon coast - fo...
20 Nov 2014 at 4:43pm

KOIN.com

Treasure hunter finds historic ship with metal detector off Oregon coast
fox2now.com
SEASIDE, OR (KPTV) ? A man who was trying out his newly-purchased metal detector on the Oregon coast stumbled upon what might be historical artifact. Seaside resident Ben Hidy said he was just hoping to find some coins when he ventured out to the ...
Treasure hunter makes potentially historic discovery on Oregon coastWIS

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Two earthquakes struck off Oregon Coast Sunday morning - KCBY.com 11
24 Nov 2014 at 5:07pm

KCBY.com 11

Two earthquakes struck off Oregon Coast Sunday morning
KCBY.com 11
West of COOS BAY, Ore. -- Two earthquakes struck off the Oregon Coast early Sunday morning. According to the US Geological Survey, the first one, a 5.4 magnitude quake happened at just after 3 a.m. more than 200 miles west of Coos Bay. Two hours later ...
Benefit of afterschool programs obvious, but many in Coos Bay lack access due ...Coos Bay World

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N. Oregon Coast Celebrates Holiday Shopping in a Unique Way This Weekend - Or...
24 Nov 2014 at 6:03am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

N. Oregon Coast Celebrates Holiday Shopping in a Unique Way This Weekend
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Cannon Beach, Oregon) ? Shopping for the holidays just got a little more inviting on the north Oregon coast. Cannon Beach gets especially laid back with Mimosa Madness on Friday and Seaside's engaging Gilbert District offers some awesome deals.


As seagulls injured by darts appear on Oregon coast, wildlife officials seek ...
24 Nov 2014 at 12:17pm

OregonLive.com

As seagulls injured by darts appear on Oregon coast, wildlife officials seek a ...
OregonLive.com
As seagulls injured by darts appear on Oregon coast, wildlife officials seek a culprit. AX144_277F_9.JPG. In this Nov. 15 photo, a seagull is photographed with a dart through its neck in Wenatchee, Wash. Now, similar instances have been reported along ...
ODFW: Someone shooting seagulls with blow dartsKOIN.com

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