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Oregon Grammy Nominee Returns to Central Coast w/ Holiday Themes Eugene-based jazz singer and Grammy nominee Halie Loren returns to one of the areas of the state that latched onto her first

5 Craziest Natural Events on Oregon Coast of the Last Decade Five of the biggest curveballs of the last decade that these beaches have dished out.

Oregon Coast Thanksgiving Wonders: Whales, Big Tides, Cheap Gas, Critters Big tides, possibly abundant whales, bundles of birds, elk and low gas prices make a trip to the beaches a no-brainer

Mix of Chill, Snow and Sun for Portland, Oregon Coast over Holiday Week -Freezing temps, some snow and yet lots of sun is in the works for the holiday week for northwest Oregon, the coast and the Portland area

Central Oregon Coast Hikes, Cougars and Kite Fest Theme Contest Lincoln City may get you a free glass float, while Cape Perpetua, near Yachats, is getting you back to nature

World of Haystack Rock Lectures Begin on N. Oregon Coast The famed lecture series from the Haystack Rock Awareness program of the north Oregon coast has already kicked off

The Mysterious Shapes Found at Oregon Coast's Fogarty Beach Something really weird and astounding lurks beneath the sands of Fogarty Beach, near Depoe Bay

Central Oregon Coast Holidays Include Lighthouse, Thousands of Lights preview of what awaits in Newport this December, as the town explodes with celebrations

N. Oregon Coast Holiday Preview: Cannon Beach Rocks the Season opt for a respite from the crowds with a small town holiday experience it calls Haystack Holidays

Live Reindeer, Santa at Festive Central Oregon Coast Tree Lighting Tree Lighting Party and Santa Sale, a weatherproof family celebration set for Friday and Saturday, November 27 and 28

Yachats Winter Celebration a Central Oregon Coast Juggernaut of Cheer December is filled with cheer and light in the little central Oregon coast town

A Howlin' Oregon Coast: High Wind, High Surf Warnings 22-foot waves and gusts up to 60 mph or more for the north coast

Thanksgiving Wknd Brings Over 100 Glass Floats to Oregon Coast Burn off the turkey dinner this Thanksgiving with a special drop over 100 glass art pieces in Lincoln City

Cape Kiwanda's Clandestine Next Door Neighbors, N. Oregon Coast Just north and south of Pacific City, and at the northern, hidden end of Cape Kiwanda, things get really interesting.

Two Oregon Coast Spots That Ooze Mesmerizing History One features remnants of all kinds of wars, while another was known as the “Honeymoon Capitol of the World.”

Oregon Coast Travel Exploits Part 3: of Mists and Mysteries Part three of this wacky and intricate Oregon coast travelogue picks up after a few days of stuffing my face

Best Lodgings for Storm Watching on Oregon Coast

Why This N. Oregon Coast Spot Has So Many Sand Dollars, Brown Waves, Clams One chunk of the north Oregon coast is known for three very unique situations

Gnarly Waves for Oregon Coast, Heavy Rains, Flooding for Portland, Inland Experts say this will be a great weekend for storm watching, and then hitting the beaches on Sunday to find curiosities

Major Battle Brewing for Best Chowder on Oregon Coast The 11th Annual Chowder Cook-Off returns to the Lincoln City Outlets on November 14 and 15

Wacky Places the Oregon Coast Has Shown Up on TV, Movies Mentioned by not filmed in The Fog, Stargate SG1, LOST, X Files, more

Oregon Coast Exploits Amidst Mists and Mysteries, Travelogue Part 2 Part two of this amusing travelogue of experiences and exploits in '07 picks up after a couple of days in the Newport area

Oregon Coast Biz Decor Contest; National Mag Seeks Best of While one is for the Newport area, another may let you help decide things like best destination, best restaurant, etc, in a national publication.

Birding Events; Public Input on New Oregon Coast State Park - Two fun nature events on the central Oregon coast and a new state park coming to the north coast.

Oregon Coast Travelogue: Mists, Mysteries, Culinary Adventures, Part 1

Oregon Coast Fishing Alerts, Finds Now Offered by Text

Oregon Coast Beach Discoveries Include Rare Fish, Jellies, Uglies A host of interesting beasties and objects that storms had brought up onshore

Fishing Updates and Mystery Books in Manzanita, N. Oregon Coast

Good Chance of Aurora Lights for Oregon, Coast, Portland Scientists say a massive geomagnetic storm from the sun is on its way and chances are good to see the Aurora Borealis/Northern Lights

Get Ready for Fun Finds on Oregon Coast Beaches as Winter Approaches There's plenty of reason to look not just out to sea but to fix your eyes downward as well.

Oregon Coast Holiday Wreath-making Workshops Think Locally This December, free workshops along the Oregon coast allow you to take home a new skill along with a beautiful, fragrant wreath

Oregon Coast Science: 'Skull' Comet Misses Earth on Halloween, Holiday Astronomy A dead comet that looks like a skull that narrowly misses Earth, and some interesting astronomy in conjunction with Halloween.

Event Looks at What is the State of Oregon Coast? What's happening along Oregon's beaches, from environmental issues to interesting natural phenomenon this past year

Big Wet Change for Oregon, Coastline, Portland This Weekend -NWS in Portland said one to three inches of rain will hit the Oregon coast while somewhat lesser amounts will also put a dampener on Halloween

Rare Planet Trio, Supermoon Tonight for Oregon, Portland, Oregon Coast Another Supermoon happens tonight, and a rare planetary alignment is taking place tomorrow

Practically Paranormal: My Personal Oregon Coast X Files - it was only natural that my work as an editor would result in me collecting paranormal tales about these beaches.

N. Oregon Coast Trivia and Treasure Hunt is of Historical Proportions Back by popular demand, the Cannon Beach third annual trivia contest event returns to the north Oregon coast on Saturday, November 7

Halloween Highlights of the Oregon Coast You're in for a treat, as numerous along the Oregon coast serve up fun for the adults and kiddies

Just N. of Florence Crammed Full of Oregon Coast Wonders Never a dull moment on this part of the central Oregon coast, which is also where the southern half of the coastline begin

Five Funky Facts About Oregon Coast Shipwrecks You Didn't Know - That which crashed on these shores has some tales to tell

NASA Will Examine Oregon Coast, Pacific Ocean More Closely from Space This El Nino is predicted to be the strongest since that of 1997-98, which caused all sorts of meteorological anomalies around the world

King Tides Project on Oregon Coast Needs Your Help Mark your calendar, make sure your camera is in working order, and prepare to visit the coast during 2015’s “King Tide” episodes

Cannon Beach's Stormy Weather Arts Festival Livens Up N. Oregon Coast Cannon Beach hosts the 28th Annual Cannon Beach Stormy Weather Arts Festival on November 6 – 8

Unique Objects Seen in Oregon Coast Skies This Week What science says about a sun dog and other odd lights in the sky

Scientists: Methane Bubbles May Increase Along Washington, Oregon Coasts The researchers found some 168 plumes observed off the Pacific Northwest coastlines within the past decade

Mushroom Fest Takes Over Central Oregon Coast's Yachats Friday, Saturday and Sunday with the 16th Annual Yachats Village Mushroom Festival.

Supermoon, Super Cool Planets Above Oregon Coast, Portland Mercury, Mars and Venus are putting on quite the dance in the morning skies, while another Supermoon comes this way late in the month

Small Heatwave for Portland, Western Oregon, Coastline Highs in the 60's or 70's and lots of sun, with some atmospheric fog thrown in. This is what's in store for Portland, western Oregon and the Oregon coast

Storm Surges Create Fun Finds Along Oregon Coast Beaches This weekend's wild waves and ample winds caused the ocean to cough up a bundle of things

Oregon Coast's Famed Astoria Column Reopens The Astoria Column is open once again as of Saturday, set to receive its usual average of 400,000 some visitors every year.

Three Scintillating Sides of Lincoln City, Central Oregon Coast This pleasant place has a multitude of things to do, see, taste and experience

Officials Issue High Wave Warnings for Oregon Coast This Weekend Huge waves and some big winds are coming to the Oregon coast this Columbus Day holiday weekend,

Small Quake Off Oregon Coast, Depoe Bay; No Tsunami Alert A small earthquake shook the ocean floor about 5:29 p.m. this evening, clocking in at a magnitude 3.9.

Three Central Oregon Coast Beaches Near Yachats Full of Finds, Surprises Along one 20-mile stretch of central Oregon coast, don't be surprised if you're surprised – a lot

A Look at Oregon Coast Marine Debris, King Tides A discussion about marine debris along the Oregon coast and a call for help about documenting king tides.

Central Oregon Coast Birds and Wildlife Events -One is a presentation in Newport on some wildlife we don't see around these parts, and the other is a field trip to look for birds in the Lincoln City area.

Unknown But Astounding on Oregon Coast: Tiny Arch Cape if you're paying attention you'll encounter the lovely little beach interlude known as Arch Cape

Glass Floats Galore Return to Central Oregon Coast, Lincoln City It's another colorful season of their revered event, Finders Keepers

Bright Planets, Meteor Shower in October for Oregon, Coast, Portland Venus, Jupiter, Mars and the Orionid meteor showers in October

Electronica Fest a First for Oregon Coast Six artists and seven hours of live looping at the center starting at 5 pm on Sunday, October 18

Parties with Food, Science, Nature and Music on N. OregonCoast The annual Harvest Festival happens on October 3, and a talk about Oregon's forests is on October 8

Oregon Coast in WWII: Lincoln City's Submarine Lookout One historic home in Lincoln City sat perched on the cliffs of the Nelscott district during World War II and kept an eye on the seas

Oregon Coast This Weekend: Red Eclipse, Bright Planets, Whales It's one heck of a show in the skies and on the ocean waters this weekend

Huge Number of Whale Sightings on Oregon Coast Now; Rarities Too Whales are in abundance all up and down the Oregon coast, and showing up in some unexpected places.

Oregon Coast Presentations on El Nino, Birds, Marine Debris, the Blob October 1 and 2 present some unique learning opportunities on two parts of the Oregon coast

Scientists: Erosion, Winter Storms Could Worsen Around World, Oregon Coast El Nino and La Nina events may worsen storms and their erosional effects on more continents than just North America

Oregon Coast Razor Clamming Stays Shut Down Indefinitely Normally, razor clamming reopens on October 1 in Clatsop County beaches

Semi-Hidden Sides of Two Oregon Coast Hotspots Busy and abuzz are the two words you can often apply to the north Oregon coast hotspots of Cannon Beach and Seaside. The pair are known as resort towns for a reason

Humpback Whales Linger Close on N. Oregon Coast, Cannon Beach Some new sightings of them cavorting quite close to Cannon Beach's Haystack Rock and Needles.

SOLVE Cleanup: Few Oddities, Cleanest Oregon Coast in Years Over 5,000 dedicated volunteers came out, collecting an estimated 55,000 pounds of trash

Latest Astronomy Finds from Hubble: Early Stars, Beast Galaxy A host of new discoveries is helping us to understand more about the early years after the Big Bang and a new 'beast' of a galaxy.

Eugene Winery Expands to Central Oregon Coast Eugene's Noble Estate Vineyard and Winery is opening up a new tasting room this weekend in Newport

N. Oregon Coast Travel Tips: Marvels of Manzanita Area are Many A towering mountain smothered in mystery, miles and miles of immaculate sand and a really long spit

Alternate Reality of Oregon Coast Beaches After Dark You'd be surprised what you can see in the dark of an Oregon coast beach

Seven Wowing Wonders of Oregon Coast's Oceanside There is so much more than meets the eye of this puny place, and in fact you could not explore all of it in one day

Colossal Kite Festival on Central Oregon Coast a Star-Spangled Affair The 37th Annual Lincoln City Fall Kite Festival is coming up on October 10 and 11, from 10am to 4pm.

Eclipse, Reddish Super Moon Above Portland, Oregon, the Coast A Super Moon (which also brings a super red and orange moon), a lunar eclipse, and the autumnal equinox

Oregon Coast Storm Unearths An Interesting Critter Weird little critters called burrowing sea cucumbers (Leptosynapta clarki) were suddenly found in abundance along the north Oregon coast

Free Kayak Tours of N. Oregon Coast's Netarts Bay Look for two free kayak boat tours of Netarts Bay on Saturday, September 19

Shark May Pose Problem to Surfers on N. Oregon Coast The general public is in no danger while wading in the breakers, but surfers are cautioned

What You Don't Know About Oregon Coast Weather: Second Summer September and early October are actually the warmest time of the year on the Oregon coast, according to scientists and local officials

Marvels of Mushrooms at Central Oregon Coast Cook-Off, Oct. 3 That day, prepare your palate for the 7th Annual Wild Mushroom Cook-Off, held at Lincoln City's Culinary Center

SOLVE's Oregon Coast Beach Cleanup Coming September 19 SOLVE is looking more volunteers for this event, looking to clean up Oregon's waterways and take care of its parks, neighborhoods, and natural areas

Stuck for the Holiday Weekend? Where to Day Trip on Oregon Coast With the Oregon coast on your mind, you can have your holiday cake and eat it too. At least for the day

Oregon Coast Travel Advice, Warnings for Labor Day Holiday Weekend This holiday weekend has its own set of rules

A Wee Bit of Celtic a Powerful Thing on Central Oregon Coast The powerful Celtic-folk duo Men of Worth returns to the central Oregon coast's Lincoln City Cultural Center stage this month

Storm Set Records for Oregon, Coast; Hottest Summer Ever Mother Nature throws in a wind storm that clearly broke records in Portland and likely the majority of the Oregon coast for August.

Dreamlike Oregon Coast: Surreal Fusions of Sea, Sky and Sand One of the pleasures of this coastline is looking down and for a fleeting moment it feels as if you may actually just walk into the sky.

Oregon Coast Photo Contest Includes Prizes and Free Classes A new photo contest put on by two Oregon groups will allow you to do just that, as well as take some free classes in photo technique

Oregon Coast Mystery of Puzzling Purple Waves Solved It is a jellyfish-like creature called a salp. But there may be a surprise twist as to why there are so many.

Portland, Oregon Coast to Get Drenched; High Wind Watch Much needed rains are about to drench northwest Oregon, including the coast and valley towns like Portland, Salem and Eugene

Purple Waves Puzzle Oregon Coast Scientists, Officials Puzzling purple waves have been hitting the Oregon coast here and there for the last month, and no one seems to know what it is

Humpback Whales Seen Darting Between Boats on N. Oregon Coast Boaters, residents and visitors to Astoria have gotten quite the thrill this last week with rather thrilling sightings of Humpback whales

Central Oregon Coast End-of-Summer Swing Time This popular Oregon coast ensemble will be playing a Big Band Saturday night concert in Lincoln City on Saturday, August 29

Wildfire Smoke Chokes Oregon Coast; Possible Aurora Borealis for Portland All that wildfire smoke has smothered Portland, Salem at the Gorge so badly this weekend even made it to the Oregon coast; northern lights possible

Four Finds of Frenetic Fun on Oregon Coast Where the kid-friendly attractions are abuzz next to beachy havens of calm

The Wild, Weird Phenomenon of Talking Barnacles on Oregon Coast One wacky little surprise that possibly awaits you on the Oregon coast is the wild sound of “talking barnacles.”

Oregon Fire Bans Now Include Coast Beach Fires, Campgrounds Oregon's problem with extreme fire dangers hit home today with fire restrictions that reach all the way to fires on the beaches

Updated: Golfing and Dinner on N. Oregon Coast in September September 2 again brings the Hot Rod Classic Charity Golf Tournament and Auction Dinner to the north Oregon coast town of Gearhart,

Wacky Oregon Coast Obstacle Event Features Pirates and Mud Newport's Buccaneer Rampage Mud Obstacle Race on August 22, held at the Newport Municipal Airport.

Deceptively Sleepy Yachats on Oregon Coast Actually Abuzz Yachats is more dreamy than sleepy, featuring dramatic views in endless abundance.

Three Remarkable Tiny Destinations of the Oregon Coast You could say, with no lack of accuracy, that the delights are in the details along the Oregon coast.

Magical Charm of Two Oregon Coast Beach Burghs Often, the best parts of Oregon coast civility hide in plain sight. And it doesn't always take the beach to blow you away.

Perseid Meteor Showers This Week for Oregon, Portland, Coast A real, true stellar show is in store for Oregon this week as the peak of the Perseid meteor showers happens from now until Friday

Mussel Harvesting Back for Most of Oregon Coast; Health Advisory The majority of the Oregon coast is once again open to harvesting mussels, but a health advisory was issued yesterday for the ocean waters at a popular spot just south of Newport

A New Craze for Oregon Coast: Stand Up Paddling Makes a Splash Basically, you are standing on a giant surfboard and propelling yourself with a paddle through SUP Manzanita

Oregon Coast Funky Factoids: Slowest, Fastest, Lifespans, Sandiest These beaches host a massive array of fun and funky facts that will dazzle and delight

N. Oregon Coast History is Alive with Cannon Beach Tour Join the Tour that Sunset Magazine calls the “best autumn event” in Cannon Beach and support Cannon Beach’s only history museum.

A Beachy Buffet: Surprising Edibles from Oregon Coast Tide Pools There are lots of edible objects from the bays, waters and rocky tide pools of the coast

Eight Amazing Finds Along 120 Miles of Oregon Coast Along the way, the wonders are numerous. It's literally a huge array of memorable moments.

Central Oregon Coast's Wooden Boat Show a Festival of Watery Fun Toledo brings to life its 11th annual Wooden Boat Show on the third weekend of August.

Updated: Scientists Study Why Some Whales Don't Leave Oregon Coast There are some 200 so-called resident whales who linger here (out of the 20,000 in migration)

History Museum Hosts Walk on Famed Oregon Coast Point Tillamook County Historical Society is hosting a walk through Kilchis Point on August 11th at 11 a.m.

Oregon Coast State Park Fire Update; NASA Sees Coast Fires from Space A beach grass fire is torching Fort Stevens State Park; NASA satellite looks at south coast fires

Central Oregon Coast Forested Trails Get New, Artsy Additions The Agnes Creek Open Space near Lincoln City and its forested trails will soon get three new ornate viewing benches

N. Oregon Coast Wetland Preserve Gets a Little Bigger Lower Nehalem Community Trust recently added just over five acres of high priority wetlands to its now 24-acre Sitka Wetlands along the northern edge of the Nehalem Bay

Old School Classic Cars Take Over Central Oregon Coast Lincoln City Cultural Center is hosting its second annual Old School Classic Car Show. August 22 is the date

Oregon Coast's Hatfield Celebrates 50 Years of Cutting Edge Research, Cool Octopus Hatfield Marine Science Center is the real powerhouse of oceanic research and landmark discoveries for the region.

Holistic Health and Psychic Fair on Central Oregon Coast This Weekend 19th Annual Pathways to Transformation Holistic Health, Psychic and Crafts Fair is coming to Yachats on August 1 and 2

Wondrous and Esoteric Moon Moments Above Oregon Coast Some of it is science. Some of it is just pure scenery.

Updated: It Really is a Blue Moon for Oregon, Portland, Coast The moon was already full on July 2, and this month we get a double dose as it happens again on July 31

The Scary Lava Flows of Oregon Coast: Sizzling Northwest History If you're looking for a really scary disaster movie, like the recent San Andreas movie or even the creepy quake scares, then look no further than the Oregon coast

Tour Oregon Coast Oyster Hatcheries, Forests and Agriculture Look at the oysters you so love, as well as learn about how forest and agricultural practices interlink

Oregon Scientists: Reaction to Coastal Quake Scare a Tad Much The article caught fire on the internet and created a viral monster, but cooler heads should prevail

Five Goofiest Legends of the Oregon Coast Get ready for an amusing ride through Oregon history: Cannon Beach, Newport, Seal Rock, Lincoln City

Next Oregon Coast Science Workshop in Depoe Bay Held August 1 through August 3, it provides three full days of instruction about Oregon’s coastal ecosystems

Updated: Oregon Astronomy: Coast Range Star Party, Meteors, Planets Shooting stars, the rings of Saturn, more planetary fun and a lunar viewing party

Learn How to Buy Seafood Straight from Oregon Coast Boats A guided tour of the docks at Newport and its fishing boats, where you can purchase or learn about purchasing seafood directly

Oregon Coast History: Storm That Nearly Destroyed a Lighthouse According to the Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, the storm of October 21, 1934 that nearly broke Terrible Tilly

Time Travel to Lewis n Clark on N. Oregon Coast with Interactive Event- August 15 brings some of Lewis and Clark to life on the beach at Seaside, with the Saltmakers Return event.

Updated: Heatwave for Portland to Bring 80's to Oregon Coast A brief but sizable heatwave is about to hit the Portland area, with highs in the 90's; warm on the beaches

Central Oregon Coast Fish Predators Meet the Arts Two ways to immerse yourself in the culture of the Oregon coast and nature are happening in Newport soon

Oregon Coast's Hatfield Marine Science Center to Expand The new building will conduct research on marine-related issues, from rising sea levels and ocean acidification to sustainable fisheries and economic stability

Updated: 8 Insane Finds at Yachats, Central Oregon Coast No One Tells You About It's a section of Oregon coast full of wild finds, slightly hidden, but often jaw-dropping

Shorebird Festival Returns to Southern Oregon Coast in September Tens of thousands of shorebirds migrate along the Oregon coast in the fall, using beaches and estuaries as stopover habitat

Updated: Central Oregon Coast's Amazing Race Also a Big Puzzle July 25 is the date for a cool and quirky sporting event on the central Oregon coast, as Newport hosts its fifth annual Amazing Race

Updated: Two Sides of an Oregon Coast Bay: Mountains and Sands of Manzanita, Rockaway Flanking the sprawling Nehalem Bay sit two impressive wonders of the Oregon coast: Manzanita and Rockaway Beach

Updated: Newport, Oregon Coast Complete Guide: Every Beach Access, Attraction Newport Oregon Coast complete guide to all beaches, attractions; lighthouses, jetties, Nye Beach, Bayfront

Oregon Coast Fun Facts: Oceanside's Mysteries and Histories Oceanside, on the north Oregon coast, almost at the very northern tip of the Three Capes Tour, has so much more than meets the eye

Central Oregon Coast Town Gets Whimsical with Sandcastle Fest Every Oregon coast town needs its sandcastle festival, and August 8 will do just that for Lincoln City

Scintillating Sands of Oregon Coast: Waldport to Yachats Just before the central Oregon coast turns from sandy stretches to basalt ledges and high, soaring cliffs

Updated: Officials: Now is Great Time for Oregon Coast Fishing, Crabbing Yet another reason to head to the Oregon coast is ocean salmon fishing and crabbing

Odd Little Jellyfish Hitting Oregon Coast Indeed, Aequorea victoria are all over the Oregon coast right now.

Yachats Music Festival Fills Oregon Coast with Classical This Weekend A host of classical musicians and singers will descend on the central Oregon coast with the 36th Yachats Music Festival

Oregon Coast Science: How Tides Work, How They Push Moon Away The answer goes deeper than you'd imagine and farther out into space, too

Aurora Lights and Blue Moon for Inland Oregon, Portland, Coast; Video Two blue moons this month and the distinct possibility of northern lights visible this far south

Scientists Need Public Help To Study Oregon Coast's 'The Blob,' Climate Scientists from Corvallis are looking for some help from the public to study what's known as “the blob” off the U.S. West Coast

Updated: N. Oregon Coast Adventures Offered: Trails, Canoes, Survival Camp From Seaside up to Warrenton, two groups are offering guided canoe and hiking trips, and camps for youth that involve nature and survival

Updated: Unique Convergence of Venus, Jupiter for Oregon, Coastline Our distant planetary neighbors, Jupiter and Venus, will be practically hand-in-hand in the west

You'll Never Believe What the Oregon Coast Did Last Night Green flash at sunset, some impressive colors, a sudden fog bank, tidal surprises and glowing sand

Officials: Stop 'Fawn-Napping' from Oregon's Inland, Coastal Forests Do not pick up fawns, or elk calves, baby seals, cougar or bobcat kittens, bear cubs, fledgling birds, or other young wildlife

Conditions Cancel Mega Flag Kite on Oregon Coast; Rest of Festival Continues conditions have caused the cancellation of one big kiting event on the Oregon coast today, but the rest of Kite Festival in Lincoln City continues

Excessive Heat and Fire Watch for Oregon, Portland, Coast Range NWS has issued an excessive heat watch for Portland, the I-5 corridor, southern Washington and the Oregon coast range

Updated: New Octopus at N. Oregon Coast's Seaside Aquarium It's currently on display in the Seaside Aquarium, along with three other much larger octopuses.

Northern Lights, Other Stellar Surprises Above Portland, Oregon, Coast Planets, northern lights and late sunsets, oh my. This is what's in store for Portland, inland Oregon and the coast.

N. Oregon Coast Pirate Festival Sets Sail This Weekend This week, Friday through Sunday brings large bands of pirates to the north Oregon coast, to plunder and pillage by cutting a swath of fun

Hideous Heatwave Coming for Oregon; Coast in 70's Midweek By Sunday, the inland region is looking at around 100, perhaps as long as ten days afterwards

Free Classical Quartet Concerts Fill the Air on Central Oregon Coast Hit the cool beaches of the central coast and turn up the heat on culture, with a series of classical string quartet concerts

Entertainment and Arts Abounds on N. Oregon Coast in Manzanita The Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita has a lot going on to entertain locals and visitors alike through the end of the month

Oregon Coast Father's Day Weekend: Events, Adventures Events abound around the beach towns, and some awesome activities await the whole family, whatever the ages.

Oregon Coast's Weird Singing Sands: Cannon Beach and Elsewhere, Video Includes video: The weird, wacky phenomenon of 'singing sands' is a very rare find indeed around the world, but especially along the Oregon coast

Two Oregon Coast Towns Pack Wallop for the Fourth A huge array of events are happening in both Lincoln City and Newport

Bad News for Oregon Coast Razor Clamming: Likely Not Open in Summer ODFW has announced clamming will remain closed due to high domoic acid levels in razor clams

Dig Deeper Into Oregon Coast with Summer Science Workshops CoastWatch is offering three-day plunges into coastal science, led by ecologist Stewart Schultz

Four Oregon Coast Spots You Won't Believe Exist Places with surreal grandeur and wild, dramatic beauty that is completely new to the eyes. Travel tips

Planets' Remarkable Dance Above Portland, Oregon Coast Range; Star Parties The skies above Oregon, Portland and even the coast will soon be filled with a fascinating conjunction of two planets

Pelican Brewers Expands to N Oregon Coast, Cannon Beach Oregon's famed Pelican Brewery out of Pacific City is getting ready to expand to Cannon Beach

Secret Garden of Oregon Coast; Otter Rock 'n Roll Surfing A secret garden tour of the central Oregon coast and a famed surfing contest for youth are on tap for late June

Updated: Doggy Fest and Bird Trips on Oregon Coast June presents the wildly popular Mutt Masters Dog Show and Olympics in Lincoln City and two birding events in Newport.

Attn Coast Shutterbugs: Oregon Holds Photo Contest ODFW wants to showcase your fishing, hunting, crabbing, clamming and wildlife viewing photos

New Tech Deployed Off Oregon Coast to Study Climate, Dead Zones The cutting edge piece technology will study climate change, dead zones, earthquakes and many more aspects of the ocean.

Ultimate Guide to Oregon Coast Fourth of July, Independence Day Food, fireworks, music, entertainment, games, parades and even events for dogs

Pioneering Geologist from 1870's Celebrated on Oregon Coast Famed geologist Thomas Condon, a resident of the Columbia Gorge who taught about rocks and fossils in Nye Beach

Like Oregon Coast Seabirds? There's an App for That Now, you can get all you need to know about Oregon coast birds in an app; celebration in Newport, June 21

Scientists Worry About Tsunami Preparedness Along Oregon, Washington Coasts A study says many coastal areas along the Pacific Northwest are still insufficiently prepared for the big tsunami

Updated: Heatwave Warnings, Portland in the 90's, Oregon Coast in 70's Some serious summer is on the way, with a nasty heatwave for Portland and some tropical conditions for the often chilly Oregon coast

Updated: Recent Global Climate Discoveries Made by Oregon Coast Scientists Oregon-based scientists with connections to the Hatfield Marine Science Center recently published research revealing more about the global climate

Catch Your Own Crab or Clam Dinner on Central Oregon Coast with Clinics The free Crabbing and Clamming Clinics have returned to the central Oregon coast town

7 Small Quakes off Oregon Coast; Tsunami Survival Tips Five shallow earthquakes caused a bit of shake, rattle and roll beneath the waves off the Oregon coast in the last 24 hours

Pacific Trombone Quartet to Dazzle Central Oregon Coast This Weekend On Saturday, June 6, the center brings the Pacific Trombone Quartet to town, with a varied and unusual program

What is That Translucent Thing on Oregon Coast Beaches? Surprising Science Some see-through surprises may delight you, in the form of two wacky kinds of almost-jellyfish

Crazed Oregon Coast Travelogue Part 2: Funky Finds, Weird Rocks Part two if a rather wacky travelogue from back in April of 2007, chronicling the wild adventures and fascinating sightsbb

Remnants of WWII on Oregon Coast You Can Visit Ever wondered what remnants of World War 2 still exist along the Oregon coast? What artifacts you could look at?

Crazed Oregon Coast Travelogue: Week of Whales, Wonders, Part 1 Beaches, culinary delights, the cleanup, cute dogs, whales, weird rocks and kooky pranks

Updated: Somewhat Rare Dolphin Stranding near Oregon Coast

Infrequent Find Near Oregon Coast: Dolphin Stranding What they found was a deceased Pacific White-Sided Dolphin, a slightly rare find as these don't show up often along the Oregon or Washington coasts.

Updated: Oregon Coast Sea Stacks: Basalt Guardians for Millions of Years Looming, intimidating, beautiful and ancient: they are the sea stacks, and they have another side

Updated: Oregon, Coast, Portland Astronomy: Space Station, Planets Venus, a decent helping of Mercury, an incredible pairing of Venus and Jupiter and the ISS

Monster Kite Festival on Central Oregon Coast Gets Even Bigger See the "Mega Flag," a soaring American flag that is also the largest kite in the world, on the beach in Lincoln City on Friday, June 26

A Safer Oregon Coast: Big Yellow Signs Assist Responders The entire 360-mile length of Oregon's beaches has bright yellow signs that will assist first responders in case of an emergency.

All of Oregon Coast Closed to Razor Clamming, Some Mussel Shutdowns All of Oregon's 364 miles of coastline were closed to recreational harvesting of razor clams

Oregon Astronomy: Startling Hubble Finds Include Odd Star Some millions and millions of light years away from the Oregon coast, scientists are seeing some new amazing things in the universe

Four Awesome Oregon Coast Areas to Hide from Crowded Madness But how to hide from the hordes on the Oregon coast during such times?

Oregon, Coastal Travel Advice: Gas Prices Up for Holiday Weekend The good news: they are still the lowest for the Memorial Day holiday weekend since 2010

One of the Largest Races in Oregon Happens May 30, Central Coast 16th annual Newport Marathon and Half Marathon, happening May 30 in Newport

Updated: Orcas, Their Babies on Oregon Coast, Caught on Video - More Killer Whales caught on camera, this time in the rover at Florence

Odd Oregon Coast History: Lincoln City's Citizen Sea Lion The big barking beast brought thousands to the tiny Oregon coast hamlet

Memorial Weekend Highlights, Oregon Coast Travel Tricks, Advice Beware of certain traffic issues, speed traps, lodging prices, how to dress for vacation success – and even a roundup of event highlights

Museum Gets Deep into Oregon Coast WWII History with Lecture Series More fascinating insights to World War II life on the Oregon coast is coming to Cannon Beach

Incredible Close Encounter with Orcas on Central Oregon Coast An incredible Oraca experience that was not only documented in deep detail, but this little pod had two babies with them

Three Bizarre Oregon Coast Encounters: Sea Lion, Squid, Slamming Whale A whale landed on a boat, a sea lion scared people on a dark beach, a large squid vs. a boat

UPDATE: Above Pacific Northwest, Oregon, the Coast: Planets, Possible Northern Lights Look to the skies in May in the Pacific Northwest, especially later tonight

Oregon Coast Otherworldly Auto Tour: Cannon Beach to Manzanita About 15 miles and about a dozen bends of winding startlers along stunning cliffs that enter a lush, forest canopy

Oregon Coast Aquarium Looks to Future, Honors Past On May 7, the staff, board and supporters of the nonprofit paused to recognize the Aquarium’s own stewards

Just Two More Weeks of Glass Float Drops on Central Oregon Coast Finders Keepers glass float ball drops are coming to an end on Memorial Day weekend

Take in Literature and a Theater Show on N. Oregon Coast This month is a good one for the fine arts on the north Oregon coast. Look for a stellar theater production in Cannon Beach and a reading by a famous author in Manzanita.

Oregon Coast Photo Contest and Classes Show your love of Cape Falcon by Manzanita and other marine reserves and maybe win some prizes

Seismic 'Time Bombs' Around Earth Predicted by Oregon Coast Scientist A geologist from the Oregon coast has made some landmark discoveries and predictions about earthquakes around the world

Obama Portland Visit Will Impact Highways to Oregon Coast These will spill out into traffic heading to and from the Oregon coast at least a little on Thursday and Friday

Meteor Showers A Maybe for Oregon; New, Most Distant Galaxy Found Look for the Eta Aquarid meteor shower right about now[ astronomers have discovered a galaxy almost as old as the universe

Central Oregon Coast Bird Opps Include Field Trip, Bird Count Are there not enough coastal birds in your life? Three events in Newport and Yachats will fill that need in May

Fab Auto Tours of Central Oregon Coast: Scenery That Drives You Wild

West Coast Science News: Galactic Distance Record Set, Oregon Meteors

Two Central Oregon Coast Drives of Intense Beauty, Soaring Sights - Two such amazing tours sit side by side between Yachats and Florence, provide inspirational views and stunning sights left and right.

Major Kite Fest Sets June Dates on Central Oregon Coast June 27 and 28 the 31st Annual Summer Kite Festival descends upon the D-River Wayside in Lincoln City

Summer Brings Wild, Rugged and Hybrid Sports to Oregon Coast From hiking to hybrid water sports of a rather unusual nature, to the usual surfing

Update: Famed Tall Ships Dock at Oregon Coast Towns; Tours, Rides The tall ships are back on the Oregon coast, slowly making their rounds from Coos Bay, to Newport and then to Astoria

Oregon Coast Celebrates International Migratory Bird Day This Week On Saturday, May 9, Lincoln County will celebrate “Restore Habitat, Restore Birds” as part of International Migratory Bird Day.

N. Oregon Coast Swings with Sounds of Parisian Gypsy Jazz A hefty dose of jazz comes to the north Oregon coast on May 23 with the Portland group Stumptown Swing taking over the Pine Grove Community House with a special concert.

Central Oregon Coast Talks and Trips for Fossils, Crabs, Clams, Agates A group of experts and speakers that cover a range of subjects, from local history, science to even field trips

Manzanita Talk Covers Geology of N. Oregon Coast Rivers On May 14, you can get a fascinating glimpse into the geologic interactions between the shoreline and north Oregon coast rivers

New Undersea Volcano Eruptions Possible Off Oregon Coast Scientists picked up a swarm of quakes where thousands of tiny events shook the Axial Seamount

Will Oregon, Portland or the Coast See Crashing Russian Rocket? Russian officials have officially given up on regaining control of the Progress 59 supply rocket that failed to dock at the ISS

Oregon Coast Aquarium Puts on Fun Run, Native Plants Awareness

Oregon Coast World War 2 Exhibit Opens Soon in Cannon Beach Cannon Beach History Center & Museum will open their latest exhibit, WWII on the Oregon Coast on May 22 and 23

More Masses of Purple Sails on Oregon Coast: Sign of Something Else Rare, Too More than meets the eye here, a health warning and something valuable could be found

Oregon Coast Town Celebrates Travel, Tourism Industry with Contest The most inspirational post or tweet will be picked at the end of the week and win a hand-made glass float.

Review: Arcadia Bay, Sci-Fi Filmed on Oregon Coast Released Today An intriqguing indie Sci-Fi flick that was filmed on the Oregon coast is getting released today on Vimeo, a 30-minute short called Arcadia Bay

Birding and Blues Takes Over Pacific City This Weekend on N. Oregon Coast Famed and massive Birding and Blues Festival returns to Pacific City this coming weekend of May 1 to 3

Freshwater Mussel Talk in Newport, Central Oregon Coast The little known world freshwater mussels will be opened up on the central Oregon coast on May 7, as ODFW expert Shelly Miller gives a talk in Newport

Seafood and Cinco de Mayo on Central Oregon Coast May 2 is the day for the massive 7th Annual Fish Taco Cook Off in town, held at the Culinary Center

Oregon Coast's Deadly and Ancient Beauty: Monuments of Fiery Destruction All that really rugged beauty you find on the Oregon coast had its genesis in something frighteningly fiery and cataclysmic, millions and millions of years ago.

Lyrid Meteor Showers Now for West Coast, Oregon They are also known for creating rather unusual surges that can bring as many as 100 shooting stars a minute

Two Unique Oregon Coast Concerts This Week in Lincoln City and Cannon Beach Two intriguing concerts will be in two different sectors of the Oregon coast this week

Powerful Duo Performs This Week in Cannon Beach, N. Oregon Coast Gayle Ritt and Mike Soto return for an encore performance on Friday, April 24

Red Skies in Oregon, the Coast, Come from Russian Wildfires Sunday's intensely red sunset around Oregon – and especially the coast – was the result of wildfires thousands of miles away

Survivor Auditions Held on Central Oregon Coast in May Lincoln City's Chinook Winds Casino Resort and KOIN 6 News are hosting an open Casting Call for Survivor on Sunday, May 17

N. Oregon Coast Readies for 30th Annual Goonies Day Shindig The town where much of it was filmed, Astoria, is celebrating the 30 years with its annual Goonies Day on June 4 through 7

Oregon Coast, Japanese Scientists Need Help Finding Transponders in Tsunami Research The transponders are orange and yellow and are about the size of a 2-liter bottle.

Season of Seal Babies Again on Oregon Coast: Cause for Warnings While cute and cuddly beyond belief, you absolutely have to let these little ones alone.

Oregon Coast Scientists Join with Russians in Whale Migration Discovery The study, which included members of the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, has raised questions about the North Pacific Gray whale's status as an endangered species.

Killer Whales Play and Pose for Pictures Off Central Oregon Coast These kinds of whales are smaller and more shark-like in appearance, hang out in smaller groups, and they come here chasing baby whales and seals and sea lions.

Updated: Spectacular Oregon Coast Orca Visitation Caught on Camera The annual spring visitations by Killer Whales has arrived with some amazing moments

Tsunami Boat Has Oregon Coast Officials on Lookout for Invasive Algae Two kinds of algae, or kelp, were discovered aboard that craft, and both were dropping spores

Twin Oregon Coast Secret Attractions 4,000 Years in the Making They are stumps from trees roughly 4,000 years old, part of a ghost forest that was mysteriously torn apart in the 90s

Purple Jellies Piling Up on Oregon Coast in Huge Numbers The inundation has continued unabated and the little creatures are literally covering all of the Oregon coast.

Cannon Beach Sandcastle Fest Announces Plans for the Oregon Coast Icon The 51st annual Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest is happening June 20 of this year

Portland's OMSI Breaks Ground on Oregon Coast Facility Sunday This Sunday is the groundbreaking ceremony for OMSI’s Coastal Discovery Center (CDC) at Camp Gray in Newport

Officials Tracking Suspected Tsunami Debris Boat off Oregon Coast The object will soon be retrieved, and already has contained some still-living sea life

Killer Whales All Over Oregon Coast, Grays Aplenty Orcas are spotted in various spots while gray whale sightings are up

Central Oregon Coast River Cleanup Needs Your Help The Siletz Watershed Council invites river users and the public to help clean-up the Siletz River on Saturday April 11

Literary Event Takes Over Cannon Beach, N. Oregon Coast, This Weekend A major literary event on the north Oregon coast, as best selling and award winning authors gather in Cannon Beach from April 10-12 for the annual Get Lit at the Beach.

Dozens of Useful Oregon Coast Travel Tools You Didn't Know - a list of places to find just about everything you need for a trip on the upper half of Oregon's shoreline

Oregon Coast Scientist Gives Talk on Alarming Ocean Temperatures and the 'Blob' This month's Speaker Series in Manzanita brings a NOAA scientist on April 9

Weather Improves for Lunar Eclipse Above Portland, Oregon Coast Conditions are opening up a little bit for the Portland area and the Oregon coast, with forecasts calling for partly cloudy

Oregon Coast's Hatfield Science Center Turns 50, Celebrates in April Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport puts its many layers of research on full display on April 11 w/ Marine Science Day; 50th anniversary of the facility

Proof of Alien Life on Oregon Coast, Portland Appears, Then Disappears A massive Tyrannosaurus Rex simply appeared near Front Street in Portland Wednesday afternoon at about the same time a flying saucer craft hovered over Seaside, Manzanita, Arch Cape

Total Lunar Eclipse for Portland, Oregon, the Coast - Brings Religious Holiday Portland, the Oregon coast and much of the rest of the state will get to see it: a total eclipse of the moon on April 4, in the wee hours

Purple Jellyfish and Purple Predators Strand on Oregon Coast

Updated: Purple Creatures Land on Oregon Coast, with Their Predators Hordes of purple jellyfish have been cast up onto the sands along with snails that like to eat them out at sea

Oregon Coast Cleanup Oddities Include Vampire Blood, Mattress, Dock 5,000 volunteers flooded the beaches and yanked some 63,000 pounds of trash off the sands

Weird Travel News: Oregon Coast Beaches That Make Odd Noises, Video One of the more mysterious delights of the Oregon coast is an unknown little wonder called “magic rocks” on some beaches

Time to Play Oregon: Manic Street Preachers, Grimes, Charlelie Couture Let's see if we can't get them to do at least a secret gig on the Oregon coast.

Astronomy Events in Oregon Coast Range, Gorge; More Starry Wonders Coming The end of spring break happens with a cosmic bang of sorts – in the Oregon Coast Rang

Unique, Powerful Pleasures of Cape Kiwanda, on the North Oregon Coast The wonders never cease on top of these golden, weather-sculpted cliffs - the centerpiece to a tiny town that just seems to have exploded in 20 years.

Lots of Sun for Oregon Coast, Portland This Holiday Weekend Record highs are in store for Portland and the beach towns will get especially inviting for the big overlap

Haystack Program Celebrates 30 Years with Exhibit on N. Oregon Coast Cannon Beach History Center and Museum hosts an exhibition that explores local tide pools through the eyes of HRAP’s volunteers

Science Experts: Search Oregon Coast Beaches Now, After Storm, For Odd Finds Weather now makes for finds like sea life, odd objects, weird rocks eve Japanese glass floats

High Wind Warning for Central Oregon Coast, Willamette Valley A high wind warning for the central Oregon coast, mid-Willamette Valley towns

Three Amazing Oregon Coast Hideouts for Spring Break Three beachy spots along the Oregon coast provide plenty of pleasures while hiding out from the rest of the vacationing world

Author Talks About 'Next Tsunami on Oregon Coast' Oregon author Bonnie Henderson arrives on the north Oregon coast in April to give a talk at the Cannon Beach History Center

The Best of Oregon Coast Spring Break Lodgings, Openings Still looking for an idea on where to stay on the Oregon coast for spring break?

Vernal Equinox Astronomy: Spring Science Above Oregon Coast, Portland Spring arrives tomorrow, both in the realm of astronomy and the very real world sense of soaking wet weather on the Oregon coast.

Ten Mind-Blowing Spring Break Stretches of Oregon Coast Up for some adventure this spring vacation? Even the smallest area can yield a hundred delights

Oregon Coast Learning: Eat Your Yard or Become a Naturalist Two unique learning opportunities for just that are now presented by different groups on Oregon's shoreline

Will Oregon, the Coast, Portland See Northern Lights Again? It's difficult to predict how long the northern lights effects will last, or if they will re-occur.

N. Oregon Coast Spring Happenings in Seaside, Astoria, Cannon Beach There's more to the north Oregon coast than just spring break. Astoria, Cannon Beach and Seaside boast a host of happenings

Better Chance of Northern Lights, Green Glow Above Oregon Coast Than Portland It has been a wild and very Irish-themed aurora borealis

Odd Above Oregon, Coast, Portland: Green Aura Still Possible A spectacular green (and red) aurora borealis over Oregon, just in time for St. Patty's Day

Oregon Travel: 5 Coastal Beach Burghs of Cajoling Charm These five amazing beach burghs of the Oregon coast, some of which are just smaller neighborhoods of larger, better-known cities

Extreme Oregon Coast Cuteness: When Adorable Baby Seals Attack Talk about a dream job. Not only are you working on the Oregon coast but you get to hang around little cuties like these

Five Oregon Coast Beach Burghs With Engaging Charm Sometimes, the best of the beach trip comes in smaller packages

Newport's Spring Break is Whale-Sized Oregon Coast Fun Miles of pristine beaches, hiking trails, campgrounds, a bay full of crabbing, special Newport events that not only feature Whale Watch Week but augment it

Portland, Inland Oregon, Coast Get Some Nasty, Wet Weather A major deluge is coming for western Oregon, from the mountains to the valley, to the coast

Big Glass Float Drop to Celebrate 50 Years of Oregon Coast Town Lincoln City is celebrating its 50th birthday in style during the month of March with 50 solid gold colored floats

Rugged Relaxation on Oregon Coast Travel Tips: Hikes, Kayaks and Hybrids Prime season for more rugged means of relaxation, with hiking, kayaking, and of course surfing

Look Back at Oregon Coast Tsunami Scare Four Years Ago Today A look back in remembrance of that day and the big tsunami scares on these beaches reveals a dense and dramatic turn of events

Latest Travel, Science News from Oregon Coast: Seals, Wonders, Sky Objects A quick roundup of the latest Oregon coast travel and science news includes lots about seals, astronomy, geology, wild travel sights, crabbing

One of Oregon Coast's 7 Wonders: Bevy of Beachy Surprises Behind Oceanside Radar Loop Rd.yields a bevy of beachy wonders and often seriously unknown delights

Oregon Coast Cleanup to Draw Thousands to Beaches The SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup happens then, bringing out thousands to scour the Oregon coast of debris and litter

N. Oregon Coast Museum Filled with Sounds of Irish Stompers Portland’s unique Irish group Stomptowners hits the Cannon Beach History Center and Museum for a concert on Friday, March 27

Oregon Coast Beach Cleanup Needs Volunteers at End of March Saturday, March 28 is the day thousands of Oregonians mobilize across the state, from inland rivers to Oregon coast beaches

Learn About Oregon Coast Marine Reserves at Manzanita Event What does it mean, that there is a marine reserve just offshore between Manzanita and Falcon Cove?

Oregon Coast Officials on Plentiful Crabs, Wildlife, Birds Some kinds of crabs are aplenty, and seal and birds are sure to delight.

Oregon Coast, Portland Astronomy Now: Planets Visible, Glinting Sky Objects Highlights above Oregon, the coast and the Portland area right now. What were those shooting star-like objects?

Oregon, Coast, Portland Weather: More of the Stunningly Sunny Another week and weekend of glorious sun for the Oregon coast, Portland and other parts of the inland

Seven Bizarre Basalt Wonders of the Oregon Coast What is truly wondrous, if you look more carefully, are the bizarre basalts of the Oregon coast.

7 Oregon Coast Wonders of Bizarre Basalt All that freaky and funky geology is particularly driven home by some of the truly astounding formations

Conference in Newport Focuses on Citizen Science of Oregon Coast This year’s Sharing the Coast Conference offers a wealth of information about Oregon coast science and natural history

New Asian 'Tsunami Fish' Causes a Stir with Oregon Coast Scientists The Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport will be the next home for yet another tsunami fish found

Minor Traffic Delays on N. Oregon Coast; Part of 3 Cape Still Closed Two roadwork projects on the north Oregon coast will be causing some delays while part of the Three Capes Loop is still closed

Trivia Contest Returns to North Oregon Coast Back by popular demand is the Cannon Beach History Center & Museum’s trivia contest event on March 14

Latest Pacific City Lodging News, Oceanside, Netarts, Tierra Del Mar Specials, updates from places to stay along the Three Capes Route

Magic Festival Lights Up Central Oregon Coast for Spring Break One part of the central Oregon coast will get truly magical during spring break, with the fourth annual Festival of Illusions-

Full Schedule Released for N. Oregon Coast Wine and Culinary Event The Savor Cannon Beach Wine & Culinary Festival is right around the corner, happening March 12-15

Oregon Coast Scientists Look to Robots That Think Like Fish One recent development from the central Oregon coast is giving rise to semi-autonomous machines under the ocean

Fiery Irish Ensemble Hits Oregon Coast in March With March comes a season of the Celtic, and the luck of the Irish rubs off on Lincoln City on March 7

Clean Up the N. Oregon Coast's Bay and Estuary on March 7 Every two years, residents from the Manzanita/Nehalem Bay area of the north Oregon coast bundle together and attack the bay and its estuary to clean up litter and debris

Weird Weather for Portland, Oregon Coast: Strong Winds but Sunny Some rather odd weather is coming to the Portland area and to the Oregon coast, with fairly windy to heavy windy conditions and yet plenty of sun.

Quake Scare on N. Oregon Coast, Southern Washington, Likely a Sonic Boom About 1:09 p.m. on Wednesday, something shook a wide range of the north Oregon coast and southern Washington shoreline

N. Oregon Coast History Museum Sizzles with Live Music On Friday, February 27, end out the month and the week with singer/songwriter John Baumann and his band Satori Bob

Jambalaya Fest This Weekend on Central Oregon Coast Lincoln City presents the 7th Annual Jambalaya Cook-Off at the Culinary Center this weekend: February 21

Stunningly Sunny Oregon Coast Weather to Continue, Getting Warmer Weather along the beaches has been beyond stellar for the last few days, and the next week looks to be mostly the same.

Four Oregon Coast Places of Wild, Hypnotizing Drama They host especially crazed and chaotic crashing waves, the kind of oceanic fireworks that belie the laws of gravity

Cannon Beach Yoga Festival Soon to Take Over N. Oregon Coast For three days it's the 5th annual Cannon Beach Yoga Festival, taking place March 6 to 8

Photo Hiking Workshops Begin on Central Oregon Coast Capturing those great hiking moments will be a snap after attending a Photo Hike Workshop in Lincoln City

Valentine's Weekend a Sunny Dazzler on Oregon Coast Not only is it a three-day holiday weekend, but it's Valentine's Day on Saturday and mostly sunny

The Romantic Delights of Jazz on the Oregon Coast Lincoln Pops Orchestra will be playing Big Band dance music from 7-10 pm on Saturday, February 14

Fossil Fest Returns to Central Oregon Coast It takes place at Newport's Hatfield Marine Science Center on Saturday, February 21

Help Needed for Final Surge of Oregon Coast King Tides Project There is still a chance for anyone with a camera and a curiosity about the future of the Oregon coast to participate

N. Oregon Coast Looks at Dinosaurs, Helicopters and Ancient Shipwrecks At the very northernmost edge of the Oregon coast, the town of Astoria has some very ancient history to show off

N. Oregon Coast Great Backyard Bird Count a Varied Event Valentine's weekend is for the birds at the former home of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, February 13 to 16

Valentine's Day Event Features Falling in Love with Nature on Oregon Coast Valentine's Day also means falling love with a deeper look into the Oregon coast, as two events that day at the Cape Perpetua Visitors Center

Wild Winds, Waves and Rain for Oregon Coast This Week Gusts of up to 60 mph are possible, torrential rains are likely at one point, and some massive ocean waves

5 Oregon Coast Beaches With Treasures Thousands of Years Old Ghost Forests, so named for their slightly spooky appearance but also for the fact they predate white settlers by perhaps more than 4,000 years

Video: Wild Watery Geyser of Cook's Chasm, Oregon Coast The spouting horn at Cook's Chasm is right at the Lane County and Lincoln County line, a few miles south of Yachats

Talk Gives Deeper Look Into N. Oregon Coast's First People The world of the north coast's first people is the subject of a talk on February 18 in Seaside

Five Planets Make a Show for Oregon, Portland, Coast Plenty of planets are on tap: Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn and even Comet Lovejoy

Romance of the Rails on Oregon Coast is Subject of Talk The history of local trains is the feature of a lecture at the Cannon Beach History Center & Museum on February 12

Seven Insanely Romantic Oregon Coast Spots You're Not Aware Of To get ahead of the game of love, you may seriously consider a sojourn to the shoreline

Two Facts About Oregon Coast Winter Weather That Will Surprise You Did you know that February can be downright balmy on the beach? Did you know the tideline can be as much as ten degrees warmer than its nearby coastal town?

Jazz at Otter Crest Returns to Central Oregon Coast Jazz at Otter Crest returns on February 15, a day-long event at the Lodge at Otter Crest, just north of Newport

Record Warm Temps Likely for Oregon Coast, Inland This Weekend Sunny and warm temps are predicted to hit over the weekend and stay through much of the week

Five Oregon Coast Beaches You Don't Know About If you're looking for something a bit different on your next Oregon coast visit - or especially some place that's not so crowded - there are answers for you

Oregon Coast Romance, Valentine's Day 2015 - Romantic Spots on the Oregon Coast

Oregon Coast This Weekend: Newport Events Include Video Preview A bevy of chocolates, a sneak peak at a tourism promotional video and a celebration of all things Scottish

Your Central Oregon Coast Dinner Could be Murder This Sunday Radioactive! Cold War Murder Runs Hot! is a murder mystery dinner held on January 25 in Lincoln City

Oregon Coast, Oceanside Virtual Tour: Unusual Tide Condtions, Free Access

N. Oregon Coast Program Looks at the Politics of Nature How Oregon and the Oregon coast deals with its natural resources will be the subject of discussion at a special presentation in Tillamook

Central Oregon Coast's Antique Week Features Huge Event Roster From February 7 through 16, Lincoln City hosts its Antique Week with the theme Cheers to 50 Years

Heavy Rains for Oregon, Coast, Portland - Flooding Possible As much as four inches of rain to the Oregon coast and over two inches for Portland

Cape Perpetua's Winter Walks and Talks on Central Oregon Coast Just about every weekend in January features a new guest speaker and a special guided walk as part of its Winter Series

More Help Needed for Oregon Coast King Tides Project If you can get to the Oregon coast with a camera January 19-21, you can play a role in this year’s King Tide project

Comet Viewing Party in Oregon Coast Range, Near Portland OMSI will host a viewing party for Comet Lovejoy on January 17, at Stub Stewart State Park near Vernonia, in the Oregon coast range

Burns Supper Brings Wee Bit of Scotland to Oregon Coast Newport's Celtic Heritage Alliance (CHA) brings the Robert Burns Supper to town with a feast made for kings

Crab Krack Fest on Central Oregon Coast a Helping of History, Cuisine Get ready for a colossal crab fest on the central Oregon coast as Newport holds its seventh annual Crab Krack on Sunday, January 18

Historical Video: Aftermath of Oregon Coast's 2007 Storm On December 2 and 3 of that year, hurricane force winds of over 100 miles per hour and major flooding battered the Oregon coast, leaving scars that still exist to this day

Second Sea Turtle Rescued by Crew from Oregon Coast Yet another sea turtle was found and rescued by the Seaside Aquarium – once again on the southern Washington coast

Comet Lovejoy Begins Brightest Phase for Portland, Oregon Coast The first two weeks of January will be the best viewing opportunities to see Comet Lovejoy as it approaches the earth and sun

South America and Birds at Central Oregon Coast Events A trip to South America's 'Cone' by way of the central Oregon coast and a fun-tastic birding trip are on the agenda in Newport this month

Ancient People of Oregon Coast Center of Rockaway Beach Event A special lecture shows up on January 18 with a bit of time travel to the distant past of these beaches

N. Oregon Coast's Manzanita a Hotbed of Unique Events in January The wintry month of January is no rain-soaked slouch in the tiny north Oregon coast town of Manzanita

Video: Stunning Sights Just S. of Yachats, Central Oregon Coast From Yachats down to Florence sits about 20 miles worth of jaw-dropping hidden spots

A Green New Year's Comet for Oregon, the Coast? Yes Indeed It's quite possible a fuzzy green comet named Comet Lovejoy will become visible to the naked eye over the next few days

Bundles of Wildlife to be Seen on North, Central Oregon Coast Look for egrets, scoters, eagles, sea lions, harbor seals, a good fishing spot and so many birds. Cannon Beach, Oceanside, Florence, Newport, Pacific City

Portland, Inland Oregon and Coast: Mix of Wind, Snow, Freeze Snow in some areas, a run of freezing temps and some heavy winds around the NW part of the state

N. Oregon Coast History Events: Lewis 'n Clark, Tsunami Boat History is literally in your face right now on the north Oregon coast.

New Years Day Special Hikes Include Oregon Coast Ring in 2015 in a scenic way with the First Day Hikes at various Oregon state parks, including several on the Oregon coast

Oregon Coast Whale Watch Kicks Off Saturday Oregon State Parks puts on the Whale Watch Week, where volunteers are posted at dozens of whale watching sites to help you spot the great beasts

Oregon Coast Crew Assists Live Turtle Found in Washington The Olive Ridley turtle suffered from hypothermia but appeared to be in good condition.

Central Oregon Coast Hotspot Celebrates 50 Years with Antique Week It's the big 50 for Lincoln City this year, and the central Oregon coast town will be pulling out the stops for Antique Week

Surf and Flood Warnings for Oregon Coast, Even Portland Heavy rains over the weekend and big swells are causing not just a high surf advisory but a flood watch

New Year's Eve on Oregon Coast, 2014: Funky to Fine Fine dining and a civilized celebration or something a bit on the wilder side where the whiskey flows freely

Winter Solstice Science: How It's Different on Oregon Coast Sunset will be doing some interesting things on Sunday with the shortest day of the year and the official beginning of winter

Oregon and the Coast: Heavy Rains, Flooding Possible Over Weekend Some heavy winds may be hitting the Oregon coast today – on Thursday – but the big story is sizable flooding and gobs of rain this weekend

Central Oregon Coast's Newport Seafood Wine Fest Tickets Now On Sale Newport's Seafood and Wine Festival is in its 38th year now, with the 2015 date coming up: February 19 – 22

Solstice Celebration and Dance in Two Towns on Central Oregon Coast The town of Newport and the sprawling burgh of Lincoln City both hold different events in honor of the big seasonal shift

Jellyfish Talk This Week in Newport, Central Oregon Coast They are the subject of a talk given by Dr. Richard Brodeur on December 18 at the PUD in Newport

Chance of Geminid Meteor Sightings Above Oregon Coast, Portland Tonight If you miss them tonight, however, they will be around until December 18.

Oregon Coast King Tides Project Asks for Photographic Help More of the King Tides Project on the Oregon coast is coming up, and organizers are again asking for your help

Gusts to 90 mph for Oregon Coast; 60 for Portland, Valley Gusts as high as 90 mph are possible on the beaches, but even Portland could get slapped around with gusts around 60 mph

Washington, California, Oregon Coasts to Get Another Wave of Tsunami Debris Scientists say more tsunami debris from the Japanese earthquake of 2011 is likely to hit the shorelines of the western U.S. and Canada soon

Updates on 90 mph Gusts for Oregon Coast; 60 for Portland, Valley Heavy rainfall amounts are in store for Portland, inland Oregon and the coast, but high wind warnings and surf advisories are also now in place

Wind Watch and Heavy Rains for Oregon Coast This Week The high wind watch is in effect through Tuesday evening, with the NWS saying sustained winds of 40 mph and peak gusts around 60 are possible

Disney Production and Music in Cannon Beach, N. Oregon Coast There is almost always something going on at Cannon Beach's Coaster Theatre – just another legendary piece of a legendary town

Odd Astronomy: Curious Colors of the Galaxy as Seen from Oregon Coast Ever wondered if the Milky Way Galaxy looked different in other places around the Earth?

Massive Holiday Celebrations in Tiny Yachats, Central Oregon Coast It is crammed full of holiday celebrations this month, including the local lighthouse, known collectively as the Yachats Winter Celebration

Gas Prices Continue Drop in Oregon, the Coast: Soon Below $3 42 states around the U.S. Currently have average gas prices below $3 a gallon – but Oregon and the coast are not a part of that. Yet.

Central Oregon Coast Lighted Boat Parade This Weekend Newport's scenic Yaquina Bay is the backdrop for the 21st annual Lighted Boat Parade

Video: Dramatic Coast Guard Rescue Off Central Oregon Coast A busy week for the U.S. Coast Guard from the Oregon coast and Washington coast, with two rescues

Latest Reports on Oregon Coast Whales, Clams, Birds ODFW just released a note about the various opportunities for wildlife watching, which includes bundles about birds, whales and clams

Humor Dominates Lincoln City Concert, Central Oregon Coast funny folk singer John Craigie performing there at 7 pm on Saturday, December 6. Lincoln City events

Thanksgiving Travel Weather for Oregon, the Coast, Portland Mostly mild but wet for the weekend; Saturday will be the cold one for almost everywhere in Oregon

Central Oregon Coast Holidays at Museums, Lighthouses There are major holidays events surrounding Newport's lighthouses and another at the history museum

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

Seagulls Found on Oregon Coast Shot with Darts Someone is hurting seagulls on the central Oregon coast and there are apparently no leads

Hefty Storm Conditions for Oregon Coast on Friday The high wind watch – expected to become a warning later – is in effect from Friday morning through Friday evening

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

Festival of Trees Sets N. Oregon Coast Aglitter Tickets are now on sale for the eleventh Annual Festival of Trees Gala Reception, December 12, at the Tillamook County Pioneer Museum

Recent Finds on Oregon Coast Beaches: a Sundry, Varied Bunch Volunteer organization CoastWatch has dozens of eyes on these sands at any given time

Leonid Meteor Shower Over Oregon, Portland, the Coast Sunday Night Inland Oregon, Portland and the Oregon coast look to be lucky this week for the Leonid meteor showers

Oregon Coast OMSI Facility to Include Large Science Camp Already the science hotspot is working on a marine sciences camp that would serve 5,000 over the course of a year

Holiday Wreath-making on Oregon Coast Via Wildlife Officials Learn how to make holiday wreaths near the beaches, including two sessions near Pacific City and another in Lincoln City

Will it Snow in Portland, Gorge or Oregon Coast? Portland will be tricky Thursday, but ice, wind and blizzard conditions for the Gorge and parts of the coast range

Oregon Inland, Portland Freezes While Coast Remains Warmer More wind and freezing temps are in store for the Portland and inland valley areas, there's a possibility of snow or freezing rain east of Portland, while the Oregon coast will stay in the 40's and 50's.

Quirky Cabaret Fun on Central Oregon Coast with 'You Speak English, Don't You' A bit of Czech-American fusion music and humor November 15 at the Lincoln City Cultural Center

Wild Oregon Weather: Snow Possible, Russian Storm Effects on Coast Snow could come to Portland, Coast Range, the Gorge; how waves could be effected by the big one

Video: Oregon Coast Storm, Sneaker Wave Attack, Spooky Tunnel Experience a wild Oregon coast storm, see a sneaker wave chase someone, explore that mesmerizing tunnel at Oceanside

Oregon Coast Marine Tech Summit Declared a Success Over 100 leaders in the world of marine science and technology gathered on the central Oregon coast last month

Events Dig Deeper Into Oregon Coast Science, History - Plus a Tour How to survive extreme cold, what happens lots when of anchovies hit the beaches and a behind-the-scenes tour of the Hatfield Marine Science Center

Big Storm for Portland, Oregon Coast - Then Warm, Sunny Stretch Just in time for the weekend, the Oregon coast and other inland parts of the state, such as Portland, are in for a run of sunny, even warm weather

Oregon Coast Arts Festival Kicks Up a Storm in Cannon Beach One of the Oregon coast's largest art and music festivals takes over Cannon Beach this weekend with the Stormy Weather Arts Festival

Oregon Coast Scientists: Sharks May Be Killing Endangered Sea Lions A new study out of Newport's Hatfield Marine Science Center and Oregon State University in Corvallis finds that one species of shark may gobbling up and endangered species of sea lion

Astoria Column, Top of Coxcomb Hill, N. Oregon Coast

Presentation Shows Beauty and Beast of Oregon Coast Geology OSU Geosciences Professor Bob Lillie will give a presentation on earthquakes and tsunamis of the Oregon coast on November 15 at the Cape Perpetua Visitors Center

Authors and Book Signings on N. Oregon Coast Seaside's Beach Books has a couple of big nibbles for the book worm with two regional authors

Fab Lecture Series Begins on N. Oregon Coast Yet another winter and spring of engaging science and recreation lecutures begins this coming month in Cannon Beach

Oregon Coast Ocean Marine Reserves Have New Coalition A new partnership focuses on sharing information, promoting science and cooperative research in Oregon coast's marine reserves and protected areas

Oregon Coast History Connection to World War 2 Spotlighted A local son returns to the Oregon coast from the battlefields of World War 2 on November 8

Peak Wind Gusts for Portland, Oregon; 90 mph on Coast Most central and north Oregon coast towns saw peak gusts up around 60 mph, but a few got as high as in the 70's and and two spots reached over 90 mph

Coast, Valley, Inland Oregon and Portland to Get Drenched by Storm It's not good news for the eclipse today or for commuters, but storm watching will be awesome.

Pioneer Surfers of the Oregon Coast on Exhibit An engaging and nostalgic exhibit on Oregon Coast surfing, surfer culture, and the pioneers who made it happen in Newport this month

First Storm Warning of the Year for Oregon Coast The NWS in Portland has issued a high wind warning from Tuesday through Wednesday, with the north and central coast areas kicking it up to gusts in the 60's

Scavenger Hunt on N. Oregon Coast Includes History and Trivia Cannon Beach History Musuem holds a very family-friendly Scavenger Hunt and Trivia Contest on November 8 and 9

Hatchery Holds Festival Near Central Oregon Coast One hatchery close to the central Oregon coast hosts an open house on November 1

Oregon Coast Frequently Asked Questions

Oregon Coast Right Now: Translucent Critters and Battered Birds A curious trifecta of odd science is happening on the Oregon coast right now, mostly thanks to all the heavy wave the region had earlier this week

Solar Eclipse Funky Facts. Odd Oregon Coast Sunset Science This partial eclipse of the sun and what the sun generally does on the coast at the end of the day is just full of fascinating factoids

Partial Solar Eclipse Coming to North America, Oregon, the Coast A monumentis moment in the sky is coming on October 23 with a solar eclipse

World Class Celtic Group Performs N. Oregon Coast Some world-class Celtic music is coming to the north Oregon coast at the end of the month, with the trio The Press Gang performing in Manzanita

Silver Point, near Cannon Beach, Oregon Coast: Complete Guide There are two halves to Silver Point, just south of Cannon Beach on the north Oregon coast.

Central Oregon Coast Town Taken Over by Yachats Mushroom Fest- the central Oregon coast town of Yachats goes wild for the wild mushrooms in the area, with the Yachats Village Mushroom Festival

Big Waves Mean Oregon Coast Drama, but Some Warnings Big, gnarly waves will be centerpiece on the Oregon coast this weekend along with plenty of dangers

Passion and Humor Typify Duo Performing on Central Oregon Coast Idaho-based Blaze and Kelly show up in Lincoln City on October 18

Time Lapse: Lunar Eclipse Above Oregon a Rousing Success By all accounts, this morning's lunar eclipse and blood moon was a rousing success all throughout the state: from inland to the Oregon coast

Glass Float Ball Drops Begin Again on Central Oregon Coast One more weekend of the art glass drops on the central Oregon coast and then it's the biggie: the famed and favorite Finders Keepers glass ball drops hit the beaches of Lincoln City.

N. Oregon Coast Calendar: Seaside, Cannon Beach, Astoria Events Fall does not mean slowing down in the towns of Astoria, Seaside and Cannon Beach, where food festivals, history lectures, mushroom walks and live music and theater make the month sizzle

N. Oregon Coast Town's Writer Series, Workshop and Flick Night Numerous means of fun and entertainment are popping up at the Hoffman Center, including the Manzanita Writer Series, a nifty flick or two and a workshop on journaling

Mushroom Hike and Sessions Provide Fun with the Fungi of N. Oregon Coast Events centering around the fungi are popping up all over, including the Manzanita/Nehalem Bay area

Central Oregon Coast Event Features Whales, Tide Pool Walk, Disease-Spotting A double dose of marine science, surprises and glimpses of nature up close, as October 7 brings two events to the Cape Perpetua Visitors Center

Pelicans and Whales Causing Stir Right Now on Oregon Coast There is much to see on the Oregon coast right now, with whales still plentiful and pelican sightings up around the northern beaches

Razor Clamming Opens Back Up on N. Oregon Coast Clatsop beaches (from Seaside to Warrenton) have been closed to razor clamming since mid-summer, but this week the fun opens back up

How a Shipwreck Became an Oregon Coast BnB Near Pacific City, a tiny little bed and breakfast called Sandlake Country Inn is actually built from parts of a shipwreck

Video: Depoe Bay's Boiler Bay Exploarations, Central Oregon Coast Just north of Depoe Bay sits another bay named after the boiler of a shipwreck. Explore it in video, hear and almost feel the waves

Oregon Coast and River Cleanup Snags nearly 5,000 Volunteers SOLVE said over 52,200 pounds of trash and debris were collected from over 110 project sites including beaches, rivers, neighborhoods, parks, and school grounds around the state

Solar and Lunar Eclipses for North America, Oregon, the Coast Not one but eclipses will be in the skies in October, visible all over North America - including Oregon, Portland and the coast

Oregon Scientists Need Help from West Coast Fishermen, Beachcombers to Find Transponders Instruments from Japan called transponders were released into the Pacific Ocean just after the 2011 tsunami, and researchers from the Oregon coast and in Japan are looking for them

Big Oregon Coast Weekend: Beer Fest, Cleanup, Glass Drops A massive beer fest tickles the taste buds in Astoria, special glass art pieces will be set around Lincoln City, and all over it's the SOLVE Oregon Coast Beach Cleanup on Saturday

Windy Fall Storm for Portland, Inland Oregon, Coast NWS said an early fall storm is about to hit much of Oregon with considerable rain and wind

Oregon Coast Event Examines Marine Science and the Blue Economy NW Marine Technology Summit looks at new, emerging marine technologies on October 20 to 22, especially those in the realms of science. Newport events

Oregon, Washington Climate is Warming Say Scientists A study conducted by Oregon scientists has found that the average temperature of the Pacific Northwest has warmed by 1.3 degrees since the early 20th century

Gettin' Your Chowder On at Big Central Oregon Coast Cook-Off 10th Annual Chowder Cook-Off is returning to Tanger Outlets in Lincoln City on November 8 and 9

Mushroom Walks Paired with Home and Culinary Tour on N. Oregon Coast Two distinctly yummy happenings of food and fun take place on the north Oregon coast in October

N. Oregon Coast Celtic Concert in October a Fiery One Manzanita plays host to Portland band Molly's Revenge on October 12 – a Celtic band of enormous grace and power

Central Oregon Coast's Boiler Bay Has Two, Maybe More Parts Boiler State Park, near Depoe Bay, is an interesting and maybe even slightly confusing spot along the central Oregon coast

Cook's Chasm Handicap Accessible Trail, Spouting Horns Between Yachats and Florence, a variety of exciting but accessible sights

Historical Families of N. Oregon Coast Featured at Museum Cannon Beach History and Museum’s most recent exhibit features the Museum’s first ever photograph exhibit. The Families of Cannon Beach

Encounter the Spiritual on Oregon Coast with Labyrinth Walk, Universal Peace Dances The next one comes up this week on September 22, featuring not just the sandy contemplation of the labyrinth circle, but also the beginning of the Universal Dances of Peace

Fall Labyrinth Walk on Oregon Coast, Lincoln City The labyrinth walks on the central Oregon coast will be held at the Lincoln City Cultural Center on September 22

What They Don't Tell You About Oregon Coast This Time of Year Right now is the warmest and most pleasant time of year on the coast, called the Second Summer

Central Oregon Coast's South Beach Recent Additions, Planned Expansions Some impressive changes have already been made to South Beach and some big expansions are on the way

Aurora Lights for Northern U.S., Oregon, the Coast A set of major solar flares earlier this week will likely result in some startling sights above the skies

Killer Kite Festival in October on Central Oregon Coast The central Oregon coast is gearing up for another kite display of gargantuan proportions, with the 36th Annual Fall Kite Festival on October 4 and 5

Odd Oregon Weather: High East Winds for Portland, Coast Range, Gorge NWS issued a special weather statement about some pretty heavy winds hitting Oregon, east Portland and the Oregon coast range

Conference Looks at 'State of the Oregon Coast' The State of the Coast conference October 25 in Florence – a gathering of everybody from scientists, students and industry officials to citizens

Authors and the Arts on N. Oregon Coast, Manzanita The Hoffman Center in Manzanita continues its integral and interesting contributions to north Oregon coast culture in September and October

N. Oregon Coast's Astoria Swells with Massive Beer Fest Pacific Northwest Brew Cup beer festival hits the north Oregon coast, September 25 – 27, taking place on the Astoria Waterfront

N. Oregon Coast Muttzanita Fest a Real Dog's Day The north Oregon coast town of Manzanita goes crazy for the canines with its popular Muttzanita festival, September 13

Heatwave and Fire Dangers for Portland, Oregon, Even Coast The NWS saidone more period of hot weather over southwest Washington and northwestern Oregon on Friday and Saturday

Another Super Moon for Oregon, Portland, Coast - Also Eclipse Another super moon is headed for the skies above Portland, the Oregon coast and the rest of the state; lunar eclipse next month

Wild Mushroom Cook-Off Takes Over Central Oregon Coast in October October 11 Lincoln City once again hosts the 6th Annual Wild Mushroom Cook-Off

Smithsonian and Cannon Beach History Center Team Up on N. Oregon Coast - A history museum on the north Oregon coast will join forces with Smithsonian Magazine for the tenth annual Museum Day Live on September 27

What Movies Were Filmed on Oregon Coast? A Massive List Goonies, Twilight, The Road, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, The Ring, Short Circuit, Free Willy, Bates Motel and many more

Recent Oregon Coast Science Findings: Ice Age Landscape, Whales OSU and its satellite facility in Newport have made some remarkable finds regarding whales and how the west coast looked during the Ice Age

Keys to Finding Last Minute Holiday Lodging on Oregon Coast Travel advice for finding a place to stay over the Labor Day weekend

Poet Stafford Celebrated on N. Oregon Coast Celebrate the centennial of William Stafford’s birth by doing some creative writing in a workshop offered by the Tillamook County Pioneer Museum

AAA Holiday Travel Predictions, Oregon Vacation Tips Travel to and from the Oregon coast will be a little thicker with people during this year's Labor Day weekend, as well as for those heading to inland destinations

AAA Holiday Travel Predictions; Oregon and Coast Visitor Tips The number of people traveling during the Labor Day Weekend holiday is expected to jump quite a bit this year, according to the Oregon office of AAA

Oregon Coast Travel Tips: Really Riveting at Depoe Bay The tiny town on the central Oregon coast and the surrounding few miles are full of a massive array of delights

N. Oregon Coast Festivals Full of Food, Oysters, Music Two big events are coming up, including tours of oyster-producing places and a large festival of musical and food fun

Central Oregon Coast Garden Named One of Top 60 in NW Lincoln City's Connie Hansen Garden was recently hailed as among the best in the Pacific Northwest

Oregon Coast Officials: Good News for Clams, Crabbing ODFW just released a series of shellfish, clamming and crabbing reports, and the news is generally good all the way around

Video: Glowing Creatures Caught on Oregon Coast; More Purple Critters A rare and stunning video of bioluminescent creatures on the north coast and more velella velella hitting the beaches

Clan of the Cave Bear Author Visits Oregon Coast Lincoln City Cultural Center will welcome a famed Oregon author on September14 with Jean Auel, responsible for the Clan of the Cave Bear series

Special, Whimsical Glass Art Drops Coming to Central Oregon Coast A special glass art drop series begins in September – the warmest time of year on the Oregon coast

Five Reasons Doctor Who Should Film on the Oregon Coast So much of this area looks like some place everyone's favorite time traveler would end up at one point or another

Oregon Coast and River Cleanup Date Announced: 30th Anniversary September 27 is the date for what is now known as the SOLVE Beach and Riverside Cleanup, celebrating 30 years

Fogarty Beach: a Stunning Oregon Coast Spot of Subtleties Fogarty Beach State Park, sitting a couple miles north of Depoe Bay, is crammed full of wonders

Popular N. Oregon Coast Cottage Tour in September It's the 11th annual Cannon Beach Cottage Tour, happening September 12 to 14, put on by the Cannon Beach History Center and Museum

N. Oregon Coast Canoe Adventure, More Nature Walks More guided outdoor fun happens along the north Oregon coast in August with canoeing and hikes

Really Curious on Coast of Oregon: Eating the Beach, Glowing Sand Funky Science Fun: Did you know you can eat some things right off the beach? Did you know the sand sometimes glows at night?

Oregon Coast Aquarium Hatches Adorable New Critters A pair of seabirds at the Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport became happy parents this week when two baby chicks popped out of their eggs

Guide to Oregon Coast Attractions, Spas: Comprehensive List An impressive array of attractions and spas exist along the shores of the Oregon coast

Supermoon and Meteors Headed for Oregon, the Coast The early part of next week brings a double whammy of stunning sights in the night skies, with another Super Moon and the Perseid meteor showers

Business Workshop on Oregon Coast is Intensive but Relaxing A new kind of business seminar for entrepreneurs comes to the north Oregon coast town of Seaside, one with a decidedly different way of helping

State of Oregon Officials Ask: Should Smoking Be Banned on Coastal Beaches? OPRD is now accepting public comment on whether or smoking should be banned on Oregon beaches.

Oregon Coast Apocalypse? Dying Fish, Brown Ocean, Purple Critters It's a combination of westerly winds and a lot of phytoplankton flooding the environment and influencing things. In fact, it's a sign of a really healthy ocean

Oregon Coast Lighthouses Offer Special Tours The central Oregon coast town of Newport has not just one lighthouse but two, and both will be whooping it up in August with two special tours

Central Oregon Coast Lighthouses Celebrate in August The central Oregon coast town with two lighthouses will be spotlighting them in August with two rare and fun opportunities to get to know them better.

Pirates and Mud at Center of Wild Central Oregon Coast Event Pirates will be the center of a riotous new annual event in Newport with the Buccaneer Rampage Mud Obstacle Race on August 23

Oregon Scientists Offer Warnings About World's Oceans, Seafloor The growing extraction of resources is beginning to put the oceans and seafloor on the cusp of peril

1000's of Dead Fish on N. Oregon Coast Also Means Science Surprises They're making a smelly mess, but it means great bird watching, surprising science and maybe glowing beaches

Downright Evil Heatwave for Oregon Means Coast Only Escape Another long, extended run of hot weather is set for the coming week in Oregon, with temps in and around 90 in most of the state

High-Energy Band Urban Monroes Returns to Central Oregon Coast That talent will be on display on the central Oregon coast on Saturday, August 2, as the Lincoln City Cultural Center auditorium plays host

Final Session of Oregon Coast Science Workshop Coming Up Slightly inland from Manzanita on the north Oregon coast, the town of Nehalem will soon host the last of CoastWatch's Summer Shoreline Science Workshops, happening on August 1 through 3

Corps of Discovery Reenactment on N. Oregon Coast in August The reenactment of Lewis & Clark's time in Seaside happens August 15 to 17

Central Oregon Coast Sandcastle Festival a Big Part of Small Town- August 9, tiny Taft will swell with the ranks of sandcastle builders of all ages and skill levels with the 2014 Taft Beach Sandcastle Contest

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

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

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

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

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

Central Oregon Coast Travel Ideas: Cloistered Beaches Between Yachats and Florence 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

What Kind of Whales are Found on Oregon Coast: Details, Photos Complete guide to what whales you'll find along these shores: Grays, Orcas, Minkes, Humpbacks, more

Clamming Closes on Part of N. Oregon Coast That 18 miles of beach usually reopens to clamming in September or early October. Meanwhile, all clamming from Cannon Beach southward (most of Oregon's 362 miles of coast) is still open

Super Full Moon, Planets Tonight for Oregon, the Coast: More on the Way Clear skies in Portland and somewhat cloudy skies on the Oregon coast will allow viewing of yet another spectacular Super Full Moon tonight

Oregon Coast in 70's While Portland May Reach 100 This Week A dismal and muggy heatwave is headed for inland Oregon, including Portland, Willamette Valley, central Oregon and more

Oregon Coast Officials: Quiet Sea Lions and Eagle Drama They're touting the 'quiet sea lions' and spilling the beans on some wild interaction between birds right now

Time Travel Back to Lewis n Clark Each Day on N. Oregon Coast There's much ado about Lewis and Clark and the outdoors on the north Oregon coast throughout the rest of the summer, as historical site Fort Clatsop hosts Summer Ranger Programs on a daily basis

Purple Critters Mysteriously Return to Oregon Coast After Absence The Purple Sails are back, cast up on the beaches of the Oregon coast in various areas, rarely seen in ten years

Oregon Holds Photo Contest; Refuge Walk on Coast Two agencies are providing some new ways to dig deeper and appreciate the natural amenities of Oregon and the Oregon coast

Oregon Coast Travel Tips, Advice - the Ultimate Guide

Four Depoe Bay Spots You Don't Know, Central Oregon Coast - looking for something a little different in Depoe Bay? There's so much more than meets the eye

N. Oregon Coast Travel Tips: Netarts, Happy Camp Surprises The entire beach area around Netarts hosts diminutive bits of the unexpected. Oceanside, Tillamook

Best Beaches of Oceanside, Pacific City, N. Oregon Coast What are the best beaches of the Three Capes Loop? Oceanside, Neskowin, Netarts, Pacific City, Tierra Del Mar

Fourth of July Lodging Openings, Availability on Oregon Coast Oregon Coast Beach Connection has an extensive list of those that will often have openings still – but they are going fast

N. Oregon Coast Guided Hikes Feature Engaging Nature The North Coast Land Conservancy hosts a variety of walks that will get you to a whole new level of beachy and forested fun

Spectacular Live Squid Encounter on Oregon Coast One little boat and one really big squid encountered each other Saturday on the central Oregon coast

Yachats, Florence Events Calendar, Central Oregon Coast The little towns of Yachats and Florence are big on stuff to do, with a sizable roster of interesting events for the summer.

Newport, Oregon Coast Whoops it Up on Fourth with Variety This central Oregon coast hotspot is surrounded closely by big hills and small mountains, which causes the thunder and boom of the fireworks to bounce off them in an impressive echo.

Central Oregon Coast Camps Drop Some Serious Science Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport is offering up a host of science summer camps for kids and adults in July, guaranteed to tickle the intellect

Oregon Coast Big Attraction Now: Puffins, Eagles, Nesting Seabirds ODFW is telling the public that puffins are a big attraction this time of year, as are seabirds like murres – and the bald eagles who are chasing them

Guided Hikes and Canoe Adventures on N. Oregon Coast Sunset Empire Park and Recreation District is offering a series of outdoor adventures coming up this summer. Seaside, Cannon Beach, Arch Cape, Manzanita, Wheeler.

Oregon Coast Clamming: Good News, but Some Warnings For those looking forward to a bit of razor clamming on the Oregon coast, Oregon wildlife officials say the getting' has been good along the beaches

Oregon Officials: Leave Baby Seals, Deer Alone in Forests, Coast Baby seals have been showing up regularly on the Oregon coast, and in deep forested areas you may run across young deer fawn

Central Oregon Coast Tour: Virtual Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Seal Rock, Waldport, Yachats, Florence and in Between

Lincoln City Events Calendar Preview, Central Oregon Coast What's happening in Lincoln City, on the central Oregon coast, you ask? Food, art, outdoors, music and more.

An Historical and Jazzy Fourth on Central Oregon Coast Newport's Lincoln County Historical Society knows how to whoop it up on the Fourth of July. It's literally a triple dose of patriotic, historical and musical fun at the Pacific Maritime & Heritage Center

Another Ocean Beneath the Oregon Coast? Maybe. Sort of. The discovey means there is almost literally another ocean down there, with a water mass perhaps three times larger than all the oceans on the surface

Portland, Oregon Astronomer Explains Low Summer Moon, Weird Colors Those catching amazing sunsets on the Oregon coast and around the state this time of year may notice something unusual about the Moon as well.

Oregon Coast Father's Day Fun Antique rain rides, a pet festival, clamming workshops and more. What else could a dad ask for on Father's Day?

Viewpoints, Tidal Surprises of Depoe Bay's Boiler Bay, Central Oregon Coast Don't blink or you'll miss this delicious spot for exploration, which is also haunted by the boiler from a long ago wrecked ship.

Oregon Coast Fourth of July Preview This Year, Travel Tips Included in this year's roundup of Independence Day happenings are some visitor tips to help you avoid the crowds and other mishaps

Indie Sci-Fi Film Shoots in Portland, Oregon Coast Later This Summer The name of the 30-minute short is 'Arcadia Bay, a mix of psychological thriller and sci-fi

N. Oregon Coast Hike Event a Time Travel, Science Adventure Hear and experience Oregon coast pre-history on the Clastop Plains Geology Walk at Lewis & Clark National Historical Park’s Yeon Property near Sunset Beach on June 21

Oregon Coast History: World War II Remnants You Can Visit While the Oregon coast really enjoyed a special sense of being sheltered from the dangers, the war did hit home here in some remarkable ways it did not anywhere else in America

New Oregon Coast Exhibit is of Seldom Seen Oddities These strange, unfamiliar, and seldom seen objects are now on exhibit at the Lincoln County Historical Society’s Burrows House Museum, in Newport

Mystic, Enchanted Take on Summer Solstice at Oregon Coast Celebration The Yachats Midsummer Masquerade on June 21 celebrates with fairies and an enchanted realm

Birds and Clams Spotlighted in Central Oregon Coast Events The Newport group presents two more events in June about nature along the Oregon coast, including a discussion of clams and a field trip for birds.

Space Station and Parade of Planets for Portland, Oregon, the Coast Portland, northwest Oregon and the coast are about to get a fascinating stellar show beginning tonight with the ISS and a lot of planets

Oregon Coast Train Ride Returns to Mountain Run Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad will once more begin steam engine excursions to the Salmonberry River tracks, roughly 20 miles inland from the beaches

Oregon Coast Sightings: Sea Lions, Birds, Whales, Amphibians A lot is happening with birds, sea lions and amphibians in the forests and near the beaches and bays

Tide Pool Discovery Events Continue on Central Oregon Coast More tide pool amazement is on the agenda on the central Oregon coast, as Tidepool Discovery Days at Newport's Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area continues in June

Youth Surf Competition: Time to Otter Rock 'n' Roll on Oregon Coast This year will be the 6th Annual Otter Rock 'n' Roll Surf Contest and Beach Cleanup Challenge

Oregon Coast Lighthouse Keeper Talks About His Experiences Life aboard the Tillamook Rock Lighthouse comes to life in June as one of the men who spent considerable time there gives a talk about old “Terrible Tilly” on Saturday, June 14

Two Babies at N. Oregon Coast's Seaside Aquarium Another bundle of joy for the Seaside Aquarium happened over the weekend, with the birth of yet another baby seal; but not a good ending for the fawn

North Oregon Coast's Secret Garden Tour in June The 11th Annual Secret Garden Tour takes place on Sunday, June 22 in the town of Neskowin, just south of Pacific City

Gray Whales, Orcas Still Spotted Aplenty on Oregon Coast Not just the holiday weekend but the last two weeks have been full of whale sightings all over the Oregon coast

Plans Made for Major Kite Fest at Lincoln City, Central Oregon Coast 30th Annual Lincoln City Summer Kite Festival happens June 28-29. For two spectacular days on the beach, witness performances by some of the best professional kite fliers

Beachcomber Vacation Homes, Cannon Beach Rentals

Massive Cannon Beach Sand Castle Contest Soon on Oregon Coast Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest happens on Saturday, June 21, celebrating its 50th anniversary as a northwest favorite

Oregon Coast Lodging Openings for Memorial Day Weekend, Travel Advice Good weather and lots of events are making this holiday weekend a big one for Oregon coast lodgings and the general tourism biz

Cape Lookout State Park Beaches: Wild, Wondrous Skies, Trees Oregon Coast Cape Lookout, Three Capes Loop Virtual Tour

Central Oregon Coast Offers Self-Guided History Tour of Lincoln City This engaging bit of time-traveling fun features 14 stops that bring to light Lincoln City's awe-inspiring past and its people

Oregon Coast Tsunami Debris Questions: What are the Red Bulbs? Among the many ocean debris finds of late along the Oregon coast are red bulbs, hardy and hardened enough to make the trek across the sea

Wild and Crazy Oregon Coast Weather Moments in Video, Pictures This is what happens with one of the more dynamic environments in the world, where weird can just be the norm: weird rainbows, strange clouds, water spout, flying foam

Fort Stevens Civil War Reenactment Explodes on N. Oregon Coast It's called the Fort Stevens: Historical Reenactment, and it takes place at Fort Stevens on the North Oregon coast on May 31 and June 1.

New Meteor Shower Possible for Earth - including Oregon, Coast, Portland Earth will be passing through a large cloud of debris from comet 209P/LINEAR on May 23 and 24

Downtown Wine Walk This Weekend on N. Oregon Coast The north Oregon coast resort hotspot of Seaside swells with wine lovers this weekend, as the Seaside Wine Walk envelopes the town

Oregon Coast Rush of Tsunami Debris: Call for Volunteers A sudden flood of tsunami debris and other objects along the Oregon coast has officials scrambling to clean up the beaches

Oregon Heatwave Update: Coast in 70's, Portland Maybe 90 Weather reports show some uncomfortable temperatures coming for Portland and other valley areas, while the most of the coast will allow some respite

Logging History and Music at N. Oregon Coast Attraction Cannon Beach History Center and Museum presents a talk on Oregon's logging industry and its history in the area as well as a concert at the end of the month

Central Oregon Coast Kayak, Canoe Tours Light Up Lincoln City's Summer U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service invites you to explore Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge by kayak over the summer, as well as by canoe

Mother's Day Gets Sunny and Warm on Oregon Coast, Portland Another day of rough and wacky weather for Portland, northwest Oregon and the coast, and then Sunday brings some stunning weather for Mother's Day.

Final Two Glass Float Drops on Central Oregon Coast, Lincoln City Get your glass floats while you can – and this weekend will be among the last you can find those artisan glass balls on Lincoln City beaches

Meteor Showers Peaking Over Oregon, Portland, Coast Next Couple Mornings OMSI astronomer Jim Todd said the Eta Aquarid meteor shower is peaking right about now, with the forecast for the greatest number of meteors lighting up the predawn skies

Sea Star Disease Hits Central Oregon Coast Divers from the Oregon Coast Aquarium made a disturbing find in Yaquina Bay last week: the dreaded sea star wasting syndrome that has plagued California in recent years has shown up on this coastline.

Mother's Day on Oregon Coast: Huge Lodging List to Spoil Mom With Looking for places to stay there and pamper your mom? Here's the ultimate guide to Mother's Day lodgings.

Possibility of Thunder and Water Spout on N. Oregon Coast Tonight Another is on the way and could bring thunderstorms and a water spout/funnel cloud to the north coast late tonight

What Radiation Levels in Oregon Coast Tuna Really Means A year of eating tuna with these traces is about the same dose of radiation you get exposed to from sleeping next to another human for 40 nights

Help Oregon Coast Conservation by Buying at Online Auction The Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition’s second annual online auction is now accepting bids through May 11

Jazz and Tide Pool Discoveries in May on Central Oregon Coast Newport's Yaquina Head will be hosting Tidepool Discovery events all month, and the scenic Inn at Otter Crest betweeen Newport and Depoe Bay kicks off a season of jazz

Oregon Coast Scientists Use DNA to Look Into Whale Decimation Researchers from the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport used DNA from the bones of whales that once littered South Georgia Island

Heatwave Coming: 80's for Portland, Oregon Coast in 70's Weather forecasts for Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Rockaway Beach, Manzanita, Pacific City, Oceanside, Tillamook, Portland, Lincoln City, Newport, Depoe Bay and Yachats.

You Can Adopt a Whale on the Oregon Coast, Thanks to Scientist The program helps fund whale research and educational talks, while giving you some fun keepsakes

Central Oregon Coast Concert Fuses Folk with Retro Rock Christian Sedelmyer and Dave Goldenberg join legendary folk rock outfit Stray Birds for a concert at the Lincoln City Cultural Center on Wednesday, May 14

Huge Birding Fest Covers Most of Central Oregon Coast From Cape Perpetua by Yachats, beaches near Waldport and much of Newport – bird walks and family-friendly activities will be hosted

Oregon Coast Lodging Fantastic Views on Video From the balconies and patios of oceanfront hotels, motels and vacation rentals, to the sights you'll see by simply walking or driving a few minutes away

Oregon Scientists Use Krypton to Study Antarctic Ice, Clues in Ice Age Questions A team of scientists – many from Oregon and connected to the Oregon coast – have made a discovery that uses radiometric krypton to successfully date ice from the Antarctic which will then allow more insight into the various ice ages of the Earth.

Oregon Coast Goonies' Latest: Sequel Likely Written by Spielberg Rumors of a sequel to the cult favorite “Goonies” seem to have taken yet another step onto even firmer ground

Lincoln City Lectures Cover Oregon Coast Science, Agates, Crabbing and Beer Lincoln City's Driftwood Public Library will again be hosting its annual lecture series called Coastal Encounters

Fascinating New Babies Now at Seaside Aquarium, N. Oregon Coast Mystery eggs have hatched and the fish finally ID'd after months, and there are new baby moon jellies

Cape Kiwanda Video: secret ocean canyon in a rare state

Oregon Coast Under High Surf Advisory Spectacular Sights in Store The National Weather Service (NWS) in Portland issued the warning late Friday, saying seas will get up to around 20 feet high

Beatles, Teddy Roosevelt on N. Oregon Coast Look for an with Teddy Roosevelt on Thursday, May 22 in Tillamook, while The Beatles will visit Manzanita in a unique way on May 3

Where Are You Going to Next on the Oregon Coast

American Travel Photo Essay: Crazed Colors of Depoe Bay, Oregon Coast Depoe Bay has interesting interactions happening between sea and sky with the way it is lit.

Oregon Coast Whales Updates: Carcass Buried, Killer Whale Sightings The big whale in Seaside that had caused such a media circus is buried, while Orcas are being spotted on the central Oregon coast.

Oregon Coast, Lincoln City Earth Day Full of Info and Fun It seems more than slightly appropriate to celebrate Earth Day on the dynamic environment of the Oregon coast, and Lincoln City has one of the bigger festivities on April 19

Giant Gooey, Smelly Whale Washes up on N. Oregon Coast A big, smelly whale is making a splash on the north Oregon coast, as tons of visitors to Seaside are getting treated to a mass of hideously decaying flesh

Oregon Eclipse Timelapse: Video of Blood Moon Many parts of inland Oregon got a front row seat to the infamous Blood Moon – Lunar Eclipse

Coastal Photo Essay: Interstellar, Lunar Sights Above Oregon Beaches From the Aurora Borealis, other lunar phenomena to a rare satellite captured, this is just a tiny sampling of distinctive stuff

Oregon and Coast in the 70's, Good Lunar Eclipse Viewing A lot more sun for Portland, the valley and the Oregon coast, with not only the highest temps of the year in the wings but great viewing of a lunar eclipse on Monday

Spring Meteorology Outlook for West Coast: California, Oregon, Washington, SW Experts at the NWS are predicting largely drier-than usual conditions for spring along much of the western United States, with droughts continuing in many areas

Oregon Gas Prices Among Highest in Nation Oregon is now the tenth highest in the nation for gas prices. AAA quoted the average earlier this week at $3.69.

Sunny, Warm Weekend Weather for Coast, NW Oregon, Portland - in the 70's Warm and sunny is the weekend prediction for the Oregon coast (and even Portland) from the National Weather Service

Oregon Coast Killer Whale Season Kicks Off Early It happens every April, with a varying number of Orcas showing up on the central Oregon coast

Vote for Your Favorite Oregon Coast Lodging - Or Favorite Lodging Photo Here

Nature Field Trip, More, On Central Oregon Coast This Month Yaquina Birders & Naturalists group of Newport hosts another set of lectures and nature field trips

N. Oregon Coast Earth Week Event Includes Talk on Foraging The Cannon Beach History Center and Museum will again be a big part of the town's Annual Twelve Days of Earth Day event

This Week's Oregon Coast Weather Changes to a Bit More Gray - weather changes for week of April 7

Central Oregon Coast Talk Begins Pleas for Help Monitoring Starfish Disease April 8 the Hatfield in Newport will be hosting a presentation about the disease. Public asked for help now.

Oregon Coast in the Movies: Cult Film Goonies May Get a Sequel Rumors about a sequel to the cult film Goonies - filmed on the north Oregon coast - seem to have new power.

Watch Video of 180 Miles of Oregon Coast, then pick your favorite lodging area

Really Odd U.S. Tourism: Rare Oregon Finds That Will Blow You Away Where can you find extremely rare and mind-blowing sights like the green flash at sunset, sand that glows or spouting horns where the ocean fires upwards in a tight stream?

Central Oregon Coast Hosts Marine Science Day on April 12 Saturday, April 12 is the date for the annual OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Marine Science Day in Newport

Beach Travel Tips: Inspired and Distinctive Places to Stay on Oregon Coast for Yachats, Newport, Lincoln City, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Oceanside, Pacific City, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Wheeler, Depoe Bay

Sunny, in 60's and 70's Coming for Portland, Oregon Coast Highs in the mid-70's for the Portland area, and serious sun for the Oregon coast with highs around 60

Oregon Coast Gets Really Big Minus Tides This Month Great news for clammers and lovers of tide pools as the Oregon coast is in the middle of the first of three really nice low tide events happening this month

Startling Oregon Coast Astronomy: Sunset an Illusion, Says Cosmos' Tyson When it comes to sunrise on an ocean, and conversely sunset as well, we're only seeing a projection of the sun. It's not technically in that spot – not yet.

Can I Drive on Oregon Coast Beaches? Rules, Regulations for Cars, Vehicles If you must, there is one small place on the central Oregon coast and two sizable stretches on the north Oregon coast where vehicles are allowed on beaches

Battery Russell, Staircases and Entrance of the N. Oregon Coast Fortress

Shipwreck Skeletal Remains: Peter Iredale

Sunset Beach, between Warrenton and Gearhart, N. Oregon Coast

Gleneden Beach in Winter

Catch Your Dinner on Central Oregon Coast with Crabbing Clinics Starting April and going through September, the Lincoln City Visitor & Convention Bureau is offering free crabbing and clamming clinics led by local expert Bill Lackner

Oregon Novelist, Film Writer, Rock Star Appears on N. Coast Oregon novelist, film writer and Portland rock star Willy Vlautin shows up on the north Oregon coast in April, reading from his latest novel at the Cloud & Leaf Bookstore in Manzanita

Comedy Show Benefits Oregon Coast Lighthouses The Friends of Yaquina Lighthouses group again hosts Laughs for Lighthouses this year, this time on April 5

Oregon Coast Travel Tips: Netarts is Bigger Than You Think Up on the north Oregon coast, tucked away along the rather secretive and intricate Three Capes Loop, sits a tiny town called Netarts

Oregon Weather Gets Windy and Wet for Portland, Coast, Valley Large amounts of wind and rain are headed for the Oregon coast and Portland and valley areas, but the Cascades will get big snow

Fishermen Needed by State Officials for Oregon Coast Fish Study Officials are looking for help from fishermen to catch and release ocean bottom fish along the Oregon coast - part of a research project that looks at how fish populations differ

Oregon Coast Crew Responds to Dead Whale on Washington Beach A 27-foot Gray Whale washed up onshore on a southern Washington beach this week, and crews from the Seaside Aquarium on the north Oregon coast and the Cascadia Research group responded to the scene

Odd Oily Waves Return to N. Oregon Coast - But It's a Good Thing It looks like an oil spill, or some other environmental disaster, but it's actually the sign of a very healthy ocean

Oregon Coast Spring Break Kicks Off with Stunning, Sunny Weather Sunny and blue is the forecast for this weekend on the Oregon coast, starting almost immediately

100's of Glass Floats on Central Oregon Coast for Spring Break The end of the month will bring the biggest ever glass float drop to the central Oregon coast town of Lincoln City with over 500 of the coveted little treasures

18,000 Whales Wander Past Oregon Coast Whale Watch Week is around the corner, where trained volunteers will be at 24 "Whale Watching Spoken Here" sites along the coast from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Oregon Wildlife Officials: Tips on Birds, Sea Lions on the Coast Plenty of wildlife is viewable around the Oregon coast right about now, including birds, elk and sea lions

When Oregon Coast Creatures Resemble the Vast, Interstellar Depths of the Universe It's almost as if there's massive fractal design to the cosmos, on some sort of galactic scale, where what is called self-similarity goes inward and outward in the grand scheme of things.

Oregon Study Finds Majority of U.S. Coast Officials Worry About Climate A majority of elected officials and resource professionals in nine coastal states believe their regions are affected by climate change

Central Oregon Coast Town Literally Gets Magical This Month Bundles of events are taking place around Lincoln City this month during the spring break weeks, and one of the centerpieces is a magic fest, plus whales, glass floats, more

Central Oregon Coast Programs Feature Birding, Impact of Ocean Turbines One is a lecture on seabirds and how marine energy sources may impact them and another is a field trip to go check out the real thing.

Now Showing at Oregon Coast Museums: Ghost Town, Scary Lighthouse, Shipwrecks Museums on the north and central Oregon coast are featuring tidbits about the abundance of regional shipwrecks, a coastal ghost town you probably knew nothing about, and a legendary lighthouse

When is the Next Glass Float Balls Drop in Lincoln City? Glass Float Drops Updates

Spring Break Lodging on the Oregon Coast: the Best of Where to Stay Vacation advice for Yachats, Newport, Lincoln City, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Oceanside, Pacific City, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Wheeler, Depoe Bay. Lodging deals

What Are the 7 Wonders of the Oregon Coast? Phenomenal finds at Astoria, Cannon Beach, Seaside, Rockaway Beach, Manzanita, Oceanside, Pacific City, Depoe Bay, Lincoln City, Newport, Florence and Yachats

Readers' Favorite Oregon Coast Memories: Lincoln City, Cannon Beach, Depoe Bay Oregon Coast Beach Connection is asking readers and fans at its FB page, and they are responding with some lovely tales.

High Wind Watch for Oregon Coast This Weekend The National Weather Service (NWS) in Portland has issued a high wind watch for the north and central Oregon coast for this weekend, bringing with it the possibilities of wind gusts up to 65 mph

Strange Oregon Coast Places to Live: Marine Creatures Make Rope a Home Some creatures at the Seaside Aquarium are living on a rope, quite literally. Tunicates, zoanthids, tubeworms and mussels sometimes show up

N. Oregon Coast Presentation Features Underwater Volcanoes Those wild, weird and wonderful undersea volcanoes will show up in Cannon Beach on Thursday, March 13. Not in person, of course, but via a talk given by Dr. Bill Chadwick of the Hatfield

Oregon Weather Alerts: Heavy Rains for Portland, Valley; Winds on Coast A wind warning for the coast is joined by predictions of up to six inches of rain for some inland areas. Astoria, Cannon Beach, Seaside, Rockaway Beach, Manzanita, Oceanside, Pacific City, Depoe Bay, Lincoln City, Newport, Florence and Yachats

Pirate Drake's Ties to Oregon Coast, Mystery Shipwreck Explored This Weekend Did Sir Francis Drake actually drop anchor off the central Oregon coast and not California? And is that mysterious shipwreck just north of Lincoln City connected to him?

Oregon Winter Weather Records Broken, Some a Mystery to Scientists Regional scientists find it easy to figure out the big snow, wind and ice events, but they're left with a sizable mystery about the dry stretches

Northern Lights a No-Show for Oregon, Coast, Despite Large CME Thursday night could be seeing some excellent northern light action in Oregon and on the coast – if the weather permits

Oregon Coast Fun Facts: When is the Beach Warmer Than the Town? Believe it or not, there are times when being on the sands, right next to the ocean, is warmer than a few hundred feet away

Oregon Coast Science Roundup: New Planets, Kooky Octopus, Meteorites A major astronomy discovery, a place to find meteorites on the Oregon coast and an octopus that may make you laugh.

Five Funky Facts About Oregon Coast Spring Break You Didn't Know Mother Nature has some rather hidden delights waiting in spring and spring break in the realms of weather, storms, beach finds, and how you photograph this area

Latest in Oregon Coast Curious Science: Whales from Space, Dolphin, Skeleton, Pirate Ship, Weather Extremes - take a look at the weather extremes in recent weeks: from major snow storms, major wind storms to conditions so dry there were extremely rare fires on the coast.

Iconic Irish Singer Performs in Lincoln City, Central Oregon Coast A wee bit of the best of Ireland shows up on on the central Oregon coast on March 3 as the Lincoln City Cultural Center hosts Irish music hero Danny O'Flaherty

Newport Chamber, Visitors Center, Oregon Coast

Savor Cannon Beach Fest a Feast of Wine and Culinary Feats on Oregon Coast Four days of extravagant wining and dining with Savor Cannon Beach festival, happening March 6 to 9

Live Dolphin Washes Up on North Oregon Coast Crews from the Seaside Aquarium responded to a report of a live dolphin washed ashore on Wednesday in Gearhart

Oregon Coast Mystery Involves Giant Skeleton, Pirate Ship near Lincoln City A tale of murder, sex, local native legends, a skeleton of an eight-foot giant, possibly a pirate ship, a search for treasure

Oregon Coast Officials: Latest on Finding Birds and Amphibians Birds have been doing some interesting things lately because of storms and now is a good time to go looking for some amphibians in coastal forests

Massive Seafood Wine Fest On Course for Central Oregon Coast This Weekend Those tents are coming right back up, say organizers, and the Newport Seafood and Wine Festival will open as scheduled on Thursday, February 20 at 5 p.m,

More High Winds Tuesday for Oregon Coast, Portland More high winds for not just the Oregon coast but the Portland area again, as well as Willamette Valley towns such as Eugene, Corvallis and Salem

Oregon Coast Science: Counting Whales from Space Via Satellite Could Be Useful Here The applications of this could assist scientists on the Oregon coast as well as the rest of the world

Big Waves and Wind for Oregon Coast, Maybe 75 mph More massive winds are about to hit the Oregon coast tonight and tomorrow, with the National Weather Service (NWS) issuing a high wind warning in effect until 10 a.m. on Monday.

Newport Seafood and Wine Festival, Oregon Coast, News, Updates, Transportation

Portland, Western Oregon, Coast Under Flood Watch; More Wind Storms Meanwhile, as the storm warning for the Oregon coast winds down another storm watch for the area has been issued by the National Weather Service

New Way of Counting Whales from Space May Help Oregon Coast Scientists The group works out of Cambridge, England and Antarctica, using a method that involved various aspects of satellites orbiting the Earth

Terrifying History of N. Oregon Coast Lighthouse Spotlighted in Cannon Beach The Terrible Tilly exhibit spotlights one of Oregon's more mysterious landmarks

Oregon Coast Scientists Find Link Between Magnetic Field and Fish Groups of scientists connected with OSU in Corvallis and parts of the central Oregon coast released the findings

Oregon Coast High Wind Watch Coming As Portland and the valley slowly thaw out, the Oregon coast will be under a high wind watch from Tuesday through Wednesday morning

Ultimate Romantic Lodging Guide for Oregon Coast Where to take your true love on Valentine's Day? Why the Oregon coast, of course

Oregon Coast, Portland: Snow, Ice, Rain Updates The latest ice, storm and snow updates for Portland, the Oregon coast range and the Oregon coast

Ten Days of Huge Antique Fest Begins on Central Oregon Coast The big mother-of-all antique festivals has started as Lincoln City hosts the massive 2014 Antique Week from February 7 to 17

Latest Weather: Portland Snow, Oregon Coast Freezing Rain A series of winter storm watches have been issued by the National Weather Service (NWS), talking about as much as five inches of snow in the Portland area and freezing rain along the Oregon coast

Frozen Oregon Coast? Surprises Could Lurk on Beaches This Week - But since the days will be clear, you should find some incredible sunset colors along the beaches the serious surprise of sand that will be, well, a bit different.

Extreme Freezing Weather, Snow Update: Portland, Oregon Coast, Willamette Valley NWS issued a special weather statement about the possibilities of snow over the next few days in Portland, northwest Oregon and the coast

Oregon Coast Beach Connection Announces Over 4500 Pages of Information

Big Freeze in Weather This Week for Oregon, Portland, the Coast A return to very wintry conditions is coming to western Oregon, including the Oregon coast and Portland, bringing with it temps down to the 30's and maybe even snow

SOLVE Announces Date for Oregon Coast Spring Beach Cleanup March 22 is now the official date for the next SOLVE Beach Cleanup along the Oregon coast.

Central Oregon Coast Birding Events in Newport, Depoe Bay In February the Yaquina Birders and Naturalists host a field trip around Depoe Bay and a lecture on birds in Newport

Jambalaya Cook-Off Fun This Weekend in Lincoln City, Central Oregon Coast This wild and delicious Lincoln City event will be held Saturday, February 1

Central Oregon Coast Science Talk Looks at Ocean Acidification The Hatfield Marine Science Center moves inland a tad this week with the “Science on Tap” series, a lecture by OSU's Dr. Annaliese Hettinger

Latest in Oregon Coast Lodging, Weddings: Fun Finds in Depoe, Seaside, Pacific City Look for a whole new and stunning way to elope in the Three Capes area and some new developments in Seaside and Depoe Bay

Oregon and Coastal Astronomy: New Surprise Supernova Nearest in Decades Amateur stargazers around Oregon and even the coast can do a little jig over it as well as a new supernova is visible in these skies

Unheard of Winter Weather: Fire Warning for Oregon Coast Range, Two Wildfires conditions are so dry on this winter day there is a red flag warning for the Oregon coast range mountain passes and much of the area west of Portland

More Fab Weekend Weather on Oregon Coast Glorious, sunny weather has been the mainstay along the Oregon coast this last week, and it appears as if another few days of it are in the works

Waves That Glow on Oregon Coast: Time Lapse Video It's called Central Oregon Coast TimeLapse – Yachats, Depoe Bay, Newport, and it shows off a variety of esoteric and colorful moments caught in motion

State Officials Say Still Plenty of Whales Seen on Oregon Coast In fact, you can count on a good number of whale sightings through the next week, until about the first of February

Central Oregon Coast Yachats Favorite, Crab Feed This Weekend Yachats Lions Club Annual Crab Feed, happening on Saturday, January 25 in the small central Oregon coast village

North Oregon Coast Travel Tips: Historical Curiosities From Astoria's abundance of whimsical wonders and attractions, to old lighthouses, passages through time of one sort or another, and ragged, rusting remnants in towns like Seaside, Cannon Beach and Garibaldi.

Strange Creatures Found on North Oregon Coast: Sea Angels, Peanut Worms Seaside Aquarium has been getting some interesting reports of what they at times termed “strange creatures” on the north Oregon coast

Oregon Coast Sightseeing Tips: Three Incredible Spots You Don't Know Three examples lay in the areas around Cannon Beach, Yachats and Cape Kiwanda/Pacific City.

N. Oregon Coast News: Lodging, Historical Theater, Aquarium New features at Seaside Aquarium, a motel that has changed hands and a major landmark theater gets historical recognition

What Lurks Beneath Oregon Coast Sands and Dunes May Surprise Keep a look out for more than just agates, as 2000-year-old objects may showing, surreal shapes of something called “iron towers” - and there's a new way to look at the dunes of the north Oregon coast

Sunny Heatwave Coming to Oregon Coast - Up Around 60 Sunny to mostly sunny days are coming for the Oregon coast, including temps near 60 degrees in some spots

N. Oregon Coast Event Honors Local Radio Personality An Astoria-based man of numerous talents will honored on February 1 at Astoria's Barbey Maritime Center. Astoria events

Robert Burns and Birds on Central Oregon Coast in January Modern day Celts are holding a supper in honor of a famous Scottish poet; two birding Newport events.

Central Oregon Coast News: Yachats Hosts Huge Agate Festival January 18 and 19 brings a bevy of bobbles from the sand, rock hounds and a nice dose of local geology

High Wind, Surf Warnings Issued for Oregon Coast The National Weather Service (NWS) office in Portland is calling it the strongest storm of the winter so far

Central Oregon Coast Crab Fest of Historical Proportions The sixth annual Annual Crab Krack hits Newport again on Sunday, January 19

Oregon, Portland, Coast Weather Alerts: Stormy Seas, High Winds, Snow Big waves, heavy rains and high winds are coming to the Oregon coast; snowy mountains, windy Portland

Manzanita Freaky Facts, Weird Science on N. Oregon Coast Scary geology wild history, ancient shipwrecks, treasure hunting what famous person died there, to the strange glow of local waters

Biggest Oregon Coast News Stories, Developments of the Year Tsunami debris, wild weather, astronomy, meteors, whale research, somber ocean science, a weird fish, and more

Central Oregon Coast Taken Over by Sharks Next Week It's Shark Day at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport on January 11

Central Oregon Coast Fossil and Agate Trip Features Famed Familiar Face It's called the Agate & Fossil Hunting Field Trip and it starts at 1 pm at Lincoln City's D River Wayside

Oregon Coast Question Answered: Best Beaches of Depoe Bay Depoe Bay itself is all rocky cliffs and no sandy beaches – but there are sandy wonders nearby and those cliffs are likely way more interesting than many soft stretches

Biggest, Most Popular Oregon Coast Photos of the Year According to reactions on the Oregon Coast Beach Connection Facebook page, these are what appear to be the most popular.

New Year's Eve Lodging Openings, Availability on Oregon Coast New Year's Eve is definitely getting filled up this week, as it coincides with some great weather and Whale Watch Week.

Oregon Coast King Tides Project Needs More Eyes, Assistance Here's a way to enjoy the beaches of the Oregon coast, snap some amazing ocean photos, and help the progress of science all at the same time

Portland, Oregon Coast Week's Weather: Fog, Freeze and Sun Freezing fog is encroaching on the Portland area while the coastline will be a bit more even-keeled. Forcast through New Year's

Crazy Amounts of Glass Floats Hit Central Oregon Coast's Lincoln City Lincoln City has bundles more glass floats laying about its beaches, thanks to a special drop by the Lincoln City Visitor and Convention Bureau

Oregon Coast New Year's Eve Guide: Parties to Fine Food From parties and live music at bars, and then features the stunning, upscale restaurant possibilities.

Oregon Coast Whale Watch Week in Full Swing Whale Watch Week has begun on the Oregon coast today, going until New Year's Eve - December 31

A Nifty Last-Minute Gift Trick from Oregon Coast Lodgings There is still a way to get a gift certificate from the Oregon coast and have it to your intended recipient by Christmas Day

Oregon Coast New Years Day Hikes Include a Zombie Survival Walk New Year's Day features another fun and slightly unusual way to ring in the new year on the Oregon coast and around the state with the First Day Hikes in 25 state parks

Construction Delays Soon on Central Oregon Coast Bridge Cape Creek Bridge between Yachats and Florence is getting new sidewalks and rails

Christmas Weather Week on Oregon Coast, Portland: Maybe Snow As the first day of winter comes about, Portland may get snow and a rough commute Friday morning while the Oregon coast will be warmer but windier

Portland and Oregon Coast Weather Alert: Slick Roads for Morning NWS has issued a special weather statement saying slick roads are likely for the morning. Expires 9 am

Winter Solstice, Shortest Day of Year in Oregon, the Coast, Strange Astronomy History The weather is going to mean an unkind teaser for lovers of sunsets on the beaches, and it always brings up a curious bit of history about science and early religions.

Central Oregon Coast January Preview: Early Winter in Yachats, Florence Early winter is about whales, live music, food, interesting hikes, a big folk festival and agates along this part of the central Oregon coast

Oregon Coast Tourism Tips: Best of Its Sandy Spots Sure it's cliche. But sometimes, all you want is a long walk on a beach with a sunset while holding hands.

Fog, Rain, Even Sun for Oregon Coast and Portland This Week Both the Oregon coast and inland valley areas like Portland are in for some rather regular early winter weather

Four Freaky Facts You Didn't Know About the Oregon Coast Winter season spells some interesting twists and turns. Science, geology, Newport, Oceanside, Neskowin, Pacific City, kids, weather.

Oregon and Coast Travel: Gas Prices Rise Slightly Whether it will continue to go up or go down is still a bit up in the air

Oregon Coast Officials: Suggestions for Bird Watching in December ODFW recently released some interesting information about the many kinds of birds to look for on the Oregon coast this month

Possibility of Freezing Rain in Portland, Oregon Coast Range, Even Beaches The National Weather Service is advising that freezing rain may be just around the corner for coast range, Portland, Columbia Gorge and maybe even the beaches of the north coast

Bit of Oregon Coast History Demolished Due to Damage, Lack of Financial Support A famed vessel from the Oregon coast, one that was on a historic national register, had to be demolished last week

Slight Chance of Aurora Borealis Tonight in Oregon, Portland, the Coast There is a decent chance the Portland area - and perhaps even the Oregon coast - may get to see the Northern Lights late tonight

Central Oregon Coast Holiday Show Boasts Local Kids Those living on this part of the central Oregon coast are excited about some of the local kids who are work-shopping a new musical called The Gift

Biggest Freeze Since 70's for Parts of Oregon; Coast, Portland Close More freezing weather is on tap for the Oregon coast as well as inland parts of the valley, including Portland, Eugene, the Cascade foothills, Salem, Silverton, Corvallis

Oregon Coast Weather Advisories and Warnings: Some Snow, Icy Roads There's a winter storm warning for the central Oregon coast and inland areas south of Salem, while the north Oregon coast has a winter advisory

Central Oregon Coast Study Could Impact Endangered Whale Status Researchers out of the central Oregon coast's Hatfield Marine Science Center recently documented five very different populations of humpbacks

Haystack Holidays Offers Resplendent Shopping on N. Oregon Coast The picturesque community of Cannon Beach has started to light up with downtown holiday displays and a festive spirit all over

More Wacky Science from N. Oregon Coast and Seaside Aquarium Weird new creatures, a couple bird rescues and even fame on a national TV show

Where Sea Water Fires Into Air, Oregon Coast Spouting Horns Magnificent ocean fireworks that happen only in a few places and only under the right conditions. Oceanside, Yachats, Florence, Depoe Bay, Pacific City

Central Oregon Coast Bird Count Needs Volunteers It's called the Christmas Bird Count, where volunteers are needed to help count the bird population of the Yaquina Bay area

N. Oregon Coast Dives Into Holidays with White Christmas Musical It's already started, this bit of holiday theatrical merriment on the north Oregon coast – but the fun continues through December 29 in Cannon Beach

Oregon and Coast Range Travel Weather: Chilly Change, Some Snow Travelers returning on Sunday may encounter some amounts of snow in the coast range and definitely the Cascades.

Thanksgiving Dining on Oregon Coast What restaurants are open along the Oregon coast for Thanksgiving? Surprisingly, quite a few, even for the smaller villages.

Good Holiday Weather for Oregon, Coast - Snow Possible Later Some nice Thanksgiving travel weather is in store for most of Oregon, including a somewhat sunny Oregon coast

Central Oregon Coast Group Holds Salmon Watch Tour An increasingly popular field trip around the back of the central Oregon coast town of Newport happens again on December 8: the Cook Creek Salmon Watch Tour

Holiday Lodging Advice for Thanksgiving on the Oregon Coast The upcoming Thanksgiving weekend means lots of people out there and sometimes lodgings and rentals max out

Sea Star Wasting Disease Not Affecting Oregon Coast, Not Too Likely A nasty little disease called Sea Star Wasting Disease has attacked populations of the attractive little creatures in some major ways in California British Columbia and parts of the northern Washington coast

Lincoln City, Oregon Sightseeing Delights in 100's of Photos Looking for sightseeing possibilities on the central Oregon coast, but don't know where to start? Need a quick overview of beaches in Lincoln City?

Weekend of Sun, Fun on Oregon Coast, Maybe Comets Too The weather forecast for the rest of the next few days shows plenty of continued sun and nights not nearly as cold as inland

New on Oregon Coast: National Honors and a Geology Guide If you like major recognition for the Oregon coast or the wild and wooly geology of this placid place, then you'll love the develops of the past week

Suggested Places to Stay on Oregon Coast, Where to Spend the Night Looking for upscale or pet friendly places to stay on the Oregon coast? Places to spend the night that are especially good for kids – or maybe a big vacation rental home on the beach?

Best Oregon Coast Views, Viewpoints Wondering where all the really awesome viewpoints are on the Oregon coast? What are the best viewpoints or views along the coast?

Sightseeing Ideas: the Ghost Waves of Yachats, Central Oregon Coast One of the more remarkable spots along the entire Oregon coast is the little town of Yachats, where the waves are in a state of drama that is constant. Yachats attractions

Crazy Weather Coming to Oregon Coast, Portland, Valley The towns of Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport and Yachats

Cannon Beach's Haystack Awareness Program: N. Oregon Coast Schedule About the Haystack Awareness Program in Cannon Beach; tide pools, beach science, attractions

Oregon Coast Beach Safety Articles, Updates Safety guides, warnings, advisories, debris, other issues to keep your travels happy. Yachats, Florence, Waldport, Depoe Bay, Newport, Lincoln City, Pacific City, Netarts, Oceanside, Tillamook Bay, Garibaldi, Rockaway Beach, Manzanita, Wheeler, Cannon Beach, Seaside, Warrenton, Astoria

Oregon Coast Frequently Asked Questions Nature, beaches, wildlife, creatures, places to eat, places to stay, things to see and do and lots more.

Oregon Coast Questions Answered: Why So Many Dead Crab Shells? They're not a mass die-off of dead crabs at all. It's just that crab tend to molt all at the same time

Storms Bring Snow, Rain, Wind to Oregon, Cascades, Coast Weather statements for most of the state, including the Oregon coast, the Cascades, Portland, Willamette Valley and the Columbia Gorge

Musical Tropical Breeze on Central Oregon Coast This Weekend Mark Kailana Nelson, master of the ukelele and Hawaiian slack key guitar, shows up Lincoln City November 16 and 17

Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad Train Ride Schedules, News, Photos One of the more popular attractions along the entire Oregon coast runs out of Garibaldi these days: the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad

Latest Oregon Coast Lodging Deals, Contests, News Lincoln City lodging, Seaside lodging and Depoe Bay lodging news

Central Oregon Coast Birding Events, Talk on Titanic A talk on the Titanic and then some engaging birding events that include a field trip

N. Oregon Coast Group Announces Haystack Science Talks The Cannon Beach groups are announcing their lineup of the World of Haystack Rock lectures for the winter and spring.

Strong Winds Make for Remarkable Oregon Coast Beach Finds Crews at the Seaside Aquarium had their hands full in the last week or so as strong west winds created a plethora of beach landings

Tonight's Oregon Coast Surf Warning May Bring Weekend Beach Finds The National Weather Service (NWS) in Portland has issued a high surf advisory for the north Oregon coast through midnight tonight

Oregon Coast Odd Science: Debris, Possible Starfish Disease A series of interesting items are developing along the beaches of Oregon

New Oregon Study Warns of Oceans' Dark Future A new study contributed to by Oregon State University and the Hatfield Marine Science Center on the central Oregon coast says climate change will gravely impact most of the Earth's oceans

Oregon Coast Lands on Agenda for Final OPRD Meetings

Can You Swim in the Pacific Ocean on the Oregon Coast? While there is no real official stand on this by Oregon tourism or state authorities, the general answer is: yes, sort of

Oregon Coast Answers: What Are Those Snake-like Tubes or Whips? It's a seaweed (or a large algae) commonly called Bull kelp – or Bull Whip Kelp or Ribbon Kelp

November N. Oregon Coast Preview for Tillamook, Pacific City, Manzanita, Rockaway Those little towns of Garibaldi, Pacific City, Wheeler, Manzanita, Tillamook and Rockaway Beach continue the frivolity

Huge, Stormy Waves This Weekend on Oregon Coast The National Weather Service (NWS) is sending out a weather advisory about the Oregon coast with a sizable storm bringing really big waves to the area.

Spectacular Above and On Oregon Coast: Meteors, Fireball, Glowing Sand Meteors, a major fireball and even glowing sand were seen this week

Central Oregon Coast in November: Lincoln City Events Preview On the central Oregon coast, Lincoln City simply kills it in November with loads of fun to be had

Central Oregon Coast in November: Yachats, Florence Events Preview The little towns of Yachats and Florence know how to live it up indeed, with tons of art happenings, a major Celtic music festival, an indoor park for kids and more

Late Fall on Oregon Coast: Cannon Beach, Seaside November Preview Holidays on the north Oregon coast begin at the end of November and they seriously light up these coastal towns

Oregon Coast Scientists Warn of Oceans' Future, Economic Impacts A new study contributed to by Oregon State University and the Hatfield Marine Science Center on the central Oregon coast says climate change will gravely impact most of the Earth's oceans by the year 2100, creating a domino effect of biological and economic disasters

Oregon, Coast Travel: Gas May Get Close to $3 a Gallon They've already dropped five cents in Oregon in the last week or more, and AAA says this trend may continue until prices drop rather close to $3 a gallon

Latest on Solar Flare, Northern Lights Possibilities in Oregon, the Coast Three coronal mass ejections (CME) that happened over the course of the last few days have combined into one massive cloud on its way to Earth

Solar Flare May Mean Aurora Lights in Oregon, Coast The CME came from the Earth-facing sunspot AR1877

N. Oregon Coast Sees Tsunami Debris, Hundreds of Pelicans Combo of storms and then great weather made for some interesting finds with tsunami debris and a whole lotta pelicans

Oregon Coast Beach Cleanups Continue This Weekend SOLVE Beach and Riverside Cleanups have been rescheduled and the last chance to participate is coming up this Saturday, October 26

Marvelous Moon Moments Above Oregon Coast Our nearest interplanetary neighbor staring back at us has a way of creating an entirely new landscape along these beaches

Winners Announced in Central Oregon Coast Mushroom Cook-Off It has been a great season for wild mushrooms on the Oregon coast this year, and Lincoln City's 5th Annual Wild Mushroom Cook-Off in early October did not disappoint either

Stunning Oregon Coast Weather This Week, Perhaps Longer A sunny and warm weather pattern will likely remain for the entire week or longer along the Oregon coast

Oregon Coast Latest: Maps, Mileposts, Alerts, Local News A bundle of new features for travelers and locals on the Oregon coast are now bouncing around the internet to help inform those living on the beaches or those traveling there

N. Oregon Coast Museum Gets Ready for Holiday Event, Asks for Donations The Tillamook County Pioneer Museum’s only fundraiser, the Festival of Trees, will have its tenth anniversary this time around, to be held on December 13

Awesome Lunar Eclipse for Everyone But Oregon, West Coast However, just a tiny bit of an eclipse will be visible as the moon rises in the eastern sky

A Guide to Manzanita, Oregon Vacation Rentals, N. Coast The vacation rentals in the Manzanita and Nehalem Bay area reflect a vibrant sense of the beachy and retro

N. Oregon Coast Beer Fest So Big It Needs Two Weekends, Three Towns Cannon Beach, Seaside and Astoria are the epicenter of the North Coast Beer 101 Weekends

October Lodging Deals and Discounts on Oregon Coast October is when the specials start to kick into life

Brown Pelicans Still a Sight on Oregon Coast for a Little Longer A survey by U.S. wildlife scientists in September found 7,018 brown pelicans off of the Oregon coast, which bodes well for spotting them

Brace Yourself for Stunning Oregon Coast Weather This Week Some great weather is in store for the Oregon coast over this holiday weekend and for a few days – a welcome return to those Second Summer conditions

Oregon Coast Adventures in Aurora Borealis, Glowing Sand, Owls Things you may find on the beaches at night right now: glowing sand, a stunning meteor or two, some interesting wildlife sightings

'Batty' Opera Comes to Central Oregon Coast Die Fledermaus - translation “The Bat” - comes to the Lincoln City Cultural Center on Saturday, October 19

Gas Prices Continue to Shrink Around Oregon, the Coast Gas prices continue to shrink in Oregon and on the Oregon coast; the Oregon average loses four cents to $3.60

Central Oregon Coast Mushroom Fest Blooms Next Weekend It's all in reverence to the mushroom on the central Oregon coast from October 18 through 20, as the little town of Yachats holds its annual festival

Oregon Coast Science Experts: What is Sea Foam? Foam in the ocean is created by tiny little phytoplankton that have died and how their skeletons change the surface tension of the water

Oregon Coast Beach Clean Ups Rescheduled Throughout October The SOLVE Beach and Riverside Cleanup happen over two days in the month, on Saturday, October 12 and 26

More Sun and Fun on Oregon Coast This Weekend, Later in the Week Some stellar weather has been happening on the Oregon coast this past week and more is in store for the weekend

Central Oregon Coast Birding Events in October A lecture on a very colorful bird from these beaches and a field trip to check out birding hotspots around the area

Seaside, Oregon Vacation Guide, N. Coast Tips Seaside, on the north Oregon coast, has been a vacation paradise for over 100 years

Wacky Science Video: What Happened to Oregon Coast Second Summer But this year, for some reason, Mother Nature has decided to jack us

Oregon Officials: Look for More Sea Foam on the Coast These recent storms have brought on bunches of the white blobs, which usually show up more in storm season and spring

Astounding Record Rains on Oregon Coast; Wild Waves and Winds High winds up to around 70 mph in some places, a few power outages, some striking lightning storms and a high surf advisory were typical along the beaches

Firebrand Guitarist Stillway Performs on Central Oregon Coast Those who enjoy engaging guitar riffs and wry humor will be pleased with the central Oregon coast's Lincoln City Cultural Center on Friday, October 4

Latest Manzanita, Oregon News - Updates, Local and Travel News

High Surf Advisory for Oregon Coast This Weekend, Wild Waves As if high winds with gusts up to around 70 mph and rainfall over three inches in some spots isn't enough, the high wind warnings and storm scenarios for the coast now include a high surf advisory issued by the National Weather Service

Lincoln City, Central Oregon Coast October Events Preview There is so much to do in the central Oregon coast town of Lincoln City during October you may not want to leave once you get there

Storm Watches on Oregon Coast Upgraded to High Wind Warnings Recent high wind advisories for the Oregon coast have been upgraded to high wind warnings by the National Weather Service

Oregon Coast Beach Cleanup Tomorrow Postponed Due to High Winds The National Weather Service has posted advisories for 65-70 MPH winds and possible flooding in areas along Hwy 101

Big Storm, Record Rains This Weekend on Oregon Coast, Portland, SW Washington A seriously large storm is coming into the Oregon coast and inland areas like Portland, Eugene and Corvallis

Central Oregon Coast October: Yachats, Florence, Waldport Events From the very central point on the Oregon coast to the lively streets of Yachats and Waldport, things keep moving in fun directions in October

N. Oregon Coast October Events: Tillamook, Pacific City, Manzanita, Rockaway In the Tillamook County towns of Garibaldi, Pacific City, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Nehalem and Tillamook just keep chugging along

Central Oregon Coast Town Hosts German Septoberfest Celebration Septoberfest is Florence, Oregon's contribution to the festival of sizzling bratwurst and the cries of “prost,” happening September 28 and September 29

Autumnal Equinox Brought Wild Weather to Portland, Oregon Coast It is now officially fall today – Sunday – and the Oregon coast and parts of Portland saw Mother Nature throwing quite the noisy party to usher out summer

Lincoln City, Oregon Coast Lodging, Hotel, Motel, Rental News Now with news updates for Lincoln City lodging, on the central Oregon coast

Oregon Coast Whale Report for Summer; Upcoming Volunteer Training It's been a busy summer at the Whale Watch Center in Depoe Bay on the central Oregon coast

Recent N. Oregon Coast Odd Science: Glowing Sand, Octopus Eyes, BBC Crew You can always count on Seaside Aquarium to make the fun and fascinating science discoveries in their area of the Oregon coast

Updated: Storms Coming to Oregon Coast, Changes for Portland Area Some big storm action is about to roll into not just the Oregon coast but the Portland area, along with the Cascades, the Columbia Gorge, Willamette Valley

Central Oregon Coast October Preview for Newport If you think the central Oregon coast is dull and boring during fall, you've got another thing coming

Harvest Moon Makes Dramatic Show in Oregon, the Coast The Harvest Moon will be showing up in the next 24 hours, providing a stellar, lunar show for Oregon and the Oregon coast

N. Oregon Coast October: Astoria Events Preview October presents a lot more than spooks in Astoria. Look for wine, live music, live theater, a cash mob event and much more in this calendar of events preview for the uppermost left edge of the Oregon coast

A Trippy Central Oregon Coast Labyrinth: Strawberry Hill, Near Yachats A surreal little wonder called Strawberry Hill sits tucked away in a kind of beachy middle of nowhere

N. Oregon Coast October Events: Seaside, Cannon Beach Preview It may be the season where things bump in the night on these beaches, but there's plenty more than that happening in the north Oregon coast towns of Cannon Beach and Seaside

OMSI Begins Plans to Expand to Central Oregon Coast Portland's Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) has announced it plans to build the Coastal Discovery Center in Newport

Foodie Event Features Fun with Fungi on Oregon Coast It's the 5th Annual Pacific NW Wild Mushroom Cook-Off on Saturday, October 12 at the Lincoln City Culinary Center

Benefit for Central Oregon Coast Land Conservancy in Newport This Month The central Oregon coast is home to numerous land trust properties in Lane, Tillamook and Lincoln counties which are managed by the Central Coast Land Conservancy

Latest on Oregon Coast Shellfish, Crabs, Closures Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) this week released its recreation update on shellfish, crabbing and recent closures along the Oregon coast

Oregon Coast Nature News Roundup: Heatwave, Whales, Wild Bugs, Many Birds Lots of whales are being seen, dragonflies caused a huge stir recently, some beautiful birds are in abundance and there is some stellar weather

Heatwave for Oregon Means Really Warm Temps for Coast as Well A bit of a heatwave for the Oregon coast, but still a respite from the soaring temps in inland Oregon

State Officials Point Out Big Birds Abound on Oregon Coast Now Some interesting bird action is happening along the Oregon coast, especially for those who love egrets, herons and pelicans

N. Oregon Coast Program Looks At Today's Politics Through the Eyes of Lincoln Tillamook County Pioneer Museum presents a Conversation Project program “Lessons from Lincoln: Is Political Bipartisanship Possible?” on Saturday, September 21

Major Migration of Dragonflies Reported on Oregon Coast A huge chunk of the Oregon coast is now talking about large numbers of dragonflies flitting through the region, an annual migration that seems unusually large to some

Oregon Coast Travel: Gas Prices Steady Here, Rising Elsewhere For those traveling to and from Oregon and the coast, gas prices in this state continue to tick downward, while the national average has gone up

Central Oregon Coast Bird, Naturalist Programs This Month In one you can take a nature's hike through Tanzania and another features a field trip to two central Oregon coast hotspots for birds

N. Oregon Coast Talk Looks at Invasive Species Coming Via Tsunami Debris A special lecture will happen near Oceanside this weekend discussing the possibilities of invasive species coming to the Oregon coast through tsunami debris

Fascinating Sights on Oregon Coast Now: Dragonflies, Whales, Odd Fish It's always the season for interesting finds along the Oregon coast, but September can really host some wonders in the realm of nature

Researchers Need Help from Citizens on Birds Around Oregon, the Coast One group in Oregon is calling for assistance from the public helping out in a grand project of gathering about birds around the state, especially the Oregon coast

Look for Warm Weather Wonders of Second Summer on Oregon Coast This Month September and October are known as the “Second Summer” along the shoreline because this is when things are at their most sky-blue, their warmest and the calmest

Central Oregon Coast Family Lodging Dynasty Adds Hotel in Newport The Lee family of the central Oregon coast has resurrected a classic in the area with the updated Inn at Nye Beach, a fanciful, upscale hotel with broad views of the ocean and beaches

Little Renaissance at Tiny Oregon Coast Village A tiny town of maybe a mile or two of almost-beachfront homes, the place is known for its sleepy vibe. But in the last year or two parts of it nearly fell asleep – permanently

Lincoln City's Oregon Coast Pride Fest a Rainbow of Fun The Oregon Coast Pride Festival is returning next week, celebrating the LGBT community of the coast and the rest of the state, while boasting loads of family entertainment and fun times on the beach

Oregon Coast Photo Essay: Subtle Wonders of Chaos in Yachats There's a lot about this little central Oregon coast wonder that's fairly obvious right off the bat: a dramatic, crazed coastline where rocky basalt structures coax the waves into a constant state of crashing

Oregon Coast Sand Levels Doing Crazy Things - But Not Too Crazy This year, it's happening again and allowing insane access to a host of places not usually traversable

Gas Prices Down for Labor Day Weekend Travelers in Oregon, Along the Coast Oregon's AAA office is noting gas prices continue to tick downward both in this state and across the nation

Become an Oregon Coast Aquarium Volunteer Oregon Coast Aquarium is looking for volunteers around from around the state to become an informative part of its fall exhibit interpretation Volunteer Training Program which begins September 21

N. Oregon Coast September Preview: Tillamook, Manzanita, Garibaldi, Rockaway, Pacific City September provides plenty to do in the towns of Pacific City, Tillamook, Garibaldi, Rockaway Beach, Nehalem and Manzanita

Hood to Coast Travel, Lodging Advice This Weekend Crazy days and nights are ahead for those wanting to hit the north Oregon coast this weekend, as the Hood to Coast running event takes over parts of the highways

Late Summer Adventures Abound Right Now on Oregon Coast Here's a sampling of things to look for – and this is only in a ten-mile range of coastline

Dazzling Classical Guitarist Performs in Lincoln City, Oregon on Aug 29 The Lincoln City Cultural Center hosts the Oregon coast debut of classical guitarist Aaron Larget-Caplan on August 29

Lincoln City September Preview, Central Oregon Coast September brings warmer weather to the beaches and lodging prices start to nosedive, leaving this the most tempting time of year on the Oregon coast.

Nice Little Heatwave for Oregon Coast: Say Hello to Tropical Beaches The Oregon coast is about to get downright tropical this week, as sunny skies and temps in the upper 70's and even the mid 80's are going to heat things up

N. Oregon Coast September Preview: Astoria Events As fall approaches the north Oregon coast actually gets warmer, which means some incredible weather in highly atmospheric and historical Astoria

More Outer Space and Earthly Oddities Found on Oregon Coast Nights Meteor showers still happening right now, the possibilities of glowing sand or seeing a space station overhead, and you can now add an explosion way out there in the galaxy

Central Oregon Coast in September: Second Summer in Yachats, Florence This events preview starts with Florence and is follow by the calendar for Yachats and Waldport

Astronomers Find New Nova Explosion - Possible to See from Oregon, Coast Scientists have discovered a new nova exploding out there in the universe, and it should be visible to those of us living in Oregon and on the Oregon coast

N. Oregon Coast September Preview for Seaside, Cannon Beach As the warmest time of the year on the Oregon coast settles, September brings much to do in the north coast towns of Seaside and Cannon Beach

Central Oregon Coast September Preview: Newport, Depoe Bay This is the warmest time of the year on the coast, and so it follows that some of the most awesome events of that month are held outdoors in Newport and Depoe Bay

Little Renaissance at Tiny Oregon Coast Village Being a bit out of the way from most modern commercial conveniences, its tourism businesses became greatly hobbled after its only restaurant and store shut down

The Colorful Chaos of Clouds on the Coast of Oregon There is much more to cloudy days on the Oregon coast than meets they eye

Oregon Coast Travel: Pleasant Surprises at the Pump A variety of experts around the U.S. say gas prices are down and that trend may well continue, in spite of this last burst of the heavy summer travel season

Special Glass Float Drops Coming This Year in Central Oregon Coast Town This will be the 15th anniversary of the Finders Keepers program in Lincoln City, so something special is planned for this year

Central Oregon Coast Features Rough Buccaneer Rampage Sports Events The first annual Buccaneer Rampage will be Saturday, August 24 in Newport: a 5K course that features a number of grueling obstacles

Rising Young Eugene Star Returns to Central Oregon Coast Halie Loren performs at Saturday, August 17 on the central Oregon coast, at the Lincoln City Cultural Center

Summer Just Got a Little More Otherworldly on Oregon Coast Shooting stars, a space station and maybe glowing sand make for surreal summer nights

Maritime Museum on Oregon Coast Holds Flag Tour, Talk The central Oregon coast's Pacific Maritime & Heritage Center will try to share a bit of seafaring good luck on Saturday, August 10

Will Oregon and the Coast See the Space Station This Week? OMSI planetarium manager Jim Todd said the ISS will be viewable until August 24, but three of the best flyovers happen Sunday and Monday night

Oregon Coast Travel: Pump Prices Tick Down Temporarily Summer vacationers to the Oregon coast are getting just a tiny break at the pump, as Oregon's AAA office says prices in the state have ticked down just a tiny bit.

Oregon Coast Water Advisories: One Lifted, One New Warning Great news for surfers and beachgoers who love one particular spot on the Oregon coast, but not so good for a central coast lake popular for recreation

Birding Possibilities Abound On Oregon Coast Now, Say Officials Various kinds of pelican and falcon are kicking around the north Oregon coast, and the central Oregon coast has plenty offer as well.

Oregon Coast Could Get Awesome Glimpses of Perseid Meteor Showers It's the Perseid Meteor Showers starting right about now, and the Oregon coast will – weather permitting – be an incredible place to see them

Oregon Coast Officials Hold Public Input Meetings on Fishing Oregon fishermen will be asked to help set future Pacific halibut and bottomfish seasons and regulations along the Oregon coast in four public meetings in August

Central Oregon Coast Hosts Sandcastle Fest This Week On Saturday, August 3, Lincoln City once again hosts the massive 2013 Siletz Bay Sandcastle Competition

N. Oregon Coast Space Balloon Center Expands Last week, the Port of Tillamook Bay held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Johnson Near Space Center, the first commercial high-altitude balloon and UAS facility in the nation

N. Oregon Coast Facility Gives Birth to Thousands of Freaky Critters A trifecta of funky finds on the north Oregon coast, as the Seaside Aquarium is giving birth to literally thousands of new creatures

Central Oregon Coast Joins Battle Against Cancer In August, the town hosts the American Cancer Society Relay For Life® of Lincoln City and the Relay's Got Talent

N. Oregon Coast August Preview: Events in Tillamook County, Manzanita, Pacific City This part of the north Oregon coast includes Tillamook Bay towns of Tillamook and Garibaldi, and the Nehalem Bay area villages of Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Nehalem and Wheeler

Cannon Beach Astronomy: Oregon Coast Nighttime Photo Essay There is no supercollider here, jamming odd particles into the waves of the Pacific Ocean. There's no major radio telescope or high-altitude array mapping out black holes

Pelican and Big Elk Making a Splash on Oregon Coast Don't look now but plenty of elk may be watching you from the forests of the Oregon coast, along with pelicans

N. Oregon Coast in August: Seaside, Cannon Beach Serious amounts of beachy fun are to be had on the north Oregon coast in the towns of Seaside and Cannon Beach come late summer

Lincoln City Events Preview: Central Oregon Coast in August August really heats up on the central Oregon coast, especially in Lincoln City.

Central Oregon Coast Summer: Yachats, Florence August Events Preview Oh, the fun of late summer, as August brings wine, song, dance, food and outdoor events to this part of the central Oregon coast

Oregon Coast Range Forests Under Fire Watch, Restrictions ODF has issued tighter restrictions on use of forests in the Oregon coast range and northwest Oregon because of serious fire danger

Central Oregon Coast Town Looks to Get Plants Adopted The Connie Hansen Garden in Lincoln City will be holding its Orphan plant sale on Saturday, July 27

North Oregon Coast August Preview: Astoria Events There may be tons of history on this part of the north Oregon coast but the fun in August is thoroughly modern

Gas Prices on the Rise in Oregon, on the Coast The Oregon office of the AAA is saying gas prices are on a quick trajectory upwards this week and will remain higher through the summer

Oregon Coast News Alerts: Clamming Closure, New Attraction, Historic Artifact Leaves One historical artifact leaves the coast, another history museum opens up, and part of Oregon's beaches are closed to clamming for a few months

Oregon's Wildlife Department Wants Your Coast, River Photos You can now share your summertime fishing, clamming and tidepooling photos with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Central Oregon Coast August Preview: Newport Lots of fun, sun and sand are available on the central coast in August, but Newport and Depoe Bay provide plenty of other distractions

What You Missed on Central Oregon Coast This Week Sun, fun and sand – lots of sand – have been on the menu on the central Oregon coast all week

Oregon Officials Hold Photo Contest to Celebrate the Coast Got a fantastic shot of your family on the Oregon coast – either recently or an oldie historic one?

New Attraction on Central Oregon Coast: Maritime Museum in Newport The Lincoln County Historical Society has opened up the Pacific Maritime and Heritage Center right on Newport's buzzing waterfront.

Razor Clamming Closes Next Week on N. Oregon Coast The closure only happens on the north Oregon coast on Clatsop beaches, which encompasses Seaside, Gearhart and Warrenton

Oregon Coast Lodging News in Yachats, Astoria, Cannon Beach, Lincoln City There are green business methods and bonfires in Yachats, there's a boat house offered as a vacation rental biz and golfers will love what's happening near Lincoln City

Rockaway Beach, Oregon Tourism, Sites and Sights Seven miles of captivating beaches await you in the little north Oregon coast town of Rockaway Beach

Hawk Lecture Includes Potluck in Cannon Beach, North Oregon Coast A small town potluck and a chance to learn about hawks of the Oregon coast, with the Summer Potluck and Hawk Talk in Cannon Beach on July 12

Cannon That Gave Oregon Coast Town Its Name Leaves the State The original cannon that gave Cannon Beach its name is now also in need of a makeover

Devil's Lake Revival Returns to Lincoln City, Oregon Coast July 20 is the date for the return of a much-loved annual event on the central Oregon coast, as Lincoln City again hosts the Devil's Lake Revival

Central Oregon Coast Stunner: Bob Creek Beach, Near Yachats Bob Creek State Park, several miles south of Yachats, sits just a few miles within the borders of Lane County

Visions of Various Fireworks on Oregon Coast, a Photo Essay Each little town along the Oregon coast has its own way of throwing an Independence Day party

Oregon Parks Holds Photo Contest to Celebrate Coast Public Access Photos of recreation on the Oregon shore could get you a chance to win two nights' stay in a State Park yurt.

Central Oregon Coast Kite Festival Put on a 'Big' Show An estimated 17,000 spectators visited the festival throughout the weekend, but that does not account for those that arrived via the beach

Stellar Weather This Week for Oregon Coast, Refuge from Inland Heat Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Oceanside and Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Yachats, Newport and Florence

Talks on Science of Oregon Coast Shorelines Throughout Summer For those wishing to learn more about Oregon coast natural history there are some extraordinary opportunities this summer

Cannon Beach Hosts Potluck and Talk About Oregon Coast Hawks Learn about hawks of the Oregon coast with the Summer Potluck and Hawk Talk in Cannon Beach on July 12

Water Warnings Lifted for Two Oregon Coast Areas Two extremely popular beach areas of the north Oregon coast are now under a health advisory, with Oregon officials urging the public to not go into the water

Oregon Coast Production of Comedic Fox and the Fairway Begins Soon The central Oregon coast will boast a hilarious bit of theater starting in early July, as Lincoln City's Theatre West presents their production of The Fox on the Fairway

New Oregon Coast Attraction: Maritime Center in Newport The Pacific Maritime and Heritage Center will boast an abundance of displays and features

Rockaway Beach, Oregon Tourism: Sights and Sites What was once called Garibaldi Beach, according to the history books, became named Rockaway Beach early in the last century and has been a tourism hotspot ever since

Mutt Masters and Dog Olympics Takes Over Central Oregon Coast Town Every dog has his day, and the central Oregon coast will provide just that next week with the annual Mutt Masters Dog Show and Olympics on June 29 in Lincoln City

Oregon and Coast Travel Advice: Gas Prices Still Down a Bit Gas prices continued to dip a bit this week in Oregon and along the Oregon coast, according to AAA

SuperMoon Over Oregon and Coast - Maybe Aurora Borealis More astronomy fun and awe is headed for Oregon and the Oregon coast, as the coming full moon this weekend is the Super Full Moon – and the Northern Lights may appear

Oregon and Coast Weird Weather Watch Today: Funnel Clouds NWS issued an unusual weather alert today: the possibility of a funnel cloud on the north Oregon coast or central Oregon coast

Astronomy Fun Facts and Science: Summer Starts Today in Oregon, on Coast If you're looking for the longest day of the year and the first day of summer, you've stumbled upon it

Oregon Coast Travel Experts: How to Avoid Vacation Rentals Scams Maybe once or twice a year, out of the thousands of bookings that happen at Oregon coast vacation rentals, somebody gets scammed

Oregon Coast July: Lincoln City Events Preview While most people head to this part of the central Oregon coast for the beaches and natural amenities, it's easy to get seriously distracted by the events in Lincoln City

Big Oregon Coast Triathlon Coming Up at End of June More than one hundred athletes will be putting themselves to the test on the central Oregon coast on June 29 as the Olalla Lake Off-Road Triathlon comes to Newport

Florence, Yachats July: Mid-Summer Oregon Coast Preview Summer heats up and so do the central Oregon coast towns of Florence and Yachats, as July ushers in a host of large events

Oregon Coast Beach Connection Staff Photographs ISS Over Portland The International Space Station made quite the spectacular run over Portland one day in early June at twilight

Still More International Space Station Viewable Above Portland, Oregon Coast From now until Friday your chances of sighting the International Space Station above Portland and other parts of Oregon are still pretty good

Massive Minus Tides in June on Oregon Coast, Low as Minus Three Ft A seriously impressive set happens later in the month, sometimes as much as minus three feet in some areas.

N. Oregon Coast July Preview: Cannon Beach, Seaside Seaside and Cannon Beach, on the north Oregon coast, present a summer full of fun activities, and they start to hit their stride in July

N. Oregon Coast July: Garibaldi, Tillamook, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Pacific City Outdoors activities and festivals abound on the this part of the north Oregon coast in Garibaldi, Rockaway Beach, Pacific City, near Oceanside, Tillamook and Manzanita.

State Parks Seeks Public Input About Rule Changes at Meetings Around Oregon, Coast OPRD will be holding a series of meetings in the next week taking public input on the matter. These happen on the central Oregon coast, in Bend and Eastern Oregon

Fascinating Wildlife Displays on Oregon Coast Now, Including Deer Fawns Birds like bald eagles, puffins falcons and more are making quite the spectacle right now – but also young deer can be seen in coastal forests

Upcoming on Central Oregon Coast: Agates Show, Art Guild Show June brings two major features of visual fun to the central Oregon coast

Central Oregon Coast: Lincoln City Crabbing, Clamming Clinics All Summer From June through September the Lincoln City Visitor & Convention Bureau is offering free crabbing and clamming clinics led by central Oregon coast expert Bill Lackner

Oregon Coast Fourth of July Preview, 2013 An enormous array of Fourth of July celebrations are in store for this year Independence Day along the Oregon coast.

Portland Lecture Next Week on Oregon Coast Tsunami Debris, Invasive Species Oregon Marine Debris Team, CoastWatch and Oregon Shores are putting together a special talk on this subject on June 13 in downtown Portland

Huge Minus Tides on Oregon Coast in June There is one fairly decent set of minus tides happening right now on the Oregon coast, going through to June 15. But a seriously impressive set happens later in the month

Photos of International Space Station Over Portland The International Space Station made quite the spectacular run over Portland Thursday at twilight

Slipper Covered in Sea Life Found on Oregon Coast, Likely Tsunami Debris Another interesting find on the Oregon coast that is presumably tsunami debris, but this time it is quite small

Oregon Coast Bird Events Coming Up, Including Field Trip Newport's Yaquina Birders & Naturalists hosts two events in June on the central Oregon coast that will be of great interest to anyone engaged by the natural side of things

Appearance of International Space Station Above Portland, Oregon, the Coast From now through June 21 your chances of sighting the International Space Station above Portland and other parts of Oregon are really good

Oregon Photo Essay: Startling Spring Subtleties of N. Coast Late spring in the region produces some mighty wet moments, but these clouds are special clouds

Central Oregon Coast Mythical Creature Wins National Award Lincoln City's Sparky crowded out more than 120 impressive projects that were submitted

Wildlife on Oregon Coast Now: Birds, Amphibians, More Shorebirds, elk, amphibians and more are big on the Oregon coast now

Central Oregon Coast Highland Games Now Rival Portland's One of the largest Celtic parties of the year is this weekend with the Newport Celtic Festival & Highland Games on June 7, 8 and 9

Goonies Legacy Celebrated on N. Oregon Coast Next Weekend June 7 is now known as Goonies Day in the north Oregon coast town of Astoria – where the iconic cult movie was filmed nearly 30 years ago

Second Baby Seal at N. Oregon Coast Attraction in a Week Another baby seal was born this morning at the attraction, the second in just over a week

Central Oregon Coast Kite Festival Attracts Monster Creations The kite will be king at the upcoming 29th Annual Summer Kite Festival in Lincoln City, on the central Oregon coast.

Crabs Make for Fascinating Finds Now on Oregon Coast If you like catching crab there is OK news right now, but finding parts of them may be a series of stunning surprises

Sizable Minus Tides of the Year Now on Oregon Coast Some are quite sizable - almost a foot. All happen in the mornings between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m.

Newport in June Preview: Central Oregon Coast Early Summer The little big town of the central Oregon coast – Newport - is packed with beaches and bayfronts, hosts dozens and dozens of activities in June, both indoors and outdoors

Central Oregon Coast Race Brings in Thousands This Weekend This Saturday – June 1 – is when the central Oregon coast town of Newport will get flooded with a little over 1,000 runners

Oregon Astronomy: Portland, Coast Can See Dance of Planets Earth, and Oregon and its coast, are about to witness a rare planetary conjunction, nicknamed the Dance of the Planets

Oregon Coast Beach Connection Photos on Display in Portland Photographs from Oregon Coast Beach Connection are on the walls for the month at the popular Raleigh Hills Starbucks on Beaverton/Hillsdale Highway in SW Portland

New Seal Pup Born at N. Oregon Coast's Seaside Aquarium The latest seal pup is believed to have been born sometime around 3:30 a.m., but that process can a bit of a mystery

Star Parties Coming Up in Oregon Coast Range, Gorge, Prineville The galaxy and astronomy comes a little bit more down to Earth in the Gorge and the Oregon coast range, while next weekend does the same in eastern Oregon, in Prineville

Memorial Day Weekend Availability, Openings for Oregon Coast It seems by far and away most motels, hotels and rentals on the Oregon coast have been snapped up for Memorial Day weekend

Gas Prices for Oregon Coast Trips Not as High as Last Year Oregon's AAA said trips to and from the Oregon coast won't be quite as expensive as last year during the Memorial Day Weekend

June in Rockaway, Tillamook, Oceanside, Pacific City: N. Oregon Coast Pirates, crabs, boats, antique railroad rides and lots of food and other outdoor events are just part of the fun waiting to happen in lower Tillamook County on the north Oregon coast

Seaside, Cannon Beach Next Month: Bevy of Oregon Coast Events The north Oregon coast towns of Cannon Beach and Seaside are showing off a bevy of activities and events in June

June in Lincoln City, Oregon Coast: Bundles of Events The central Oregon coast town of Lincoln City knows how to usher in the early summer.

A Look Ahead on N. Oregon Coast: Astoria Events

June on N. Oregon Coast: Manzanita, Nehalem Bay, Wheeler

Oregon Coast Elk, Sea Lions, Birds Highly Visible Forests surrounding areas like Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Tillamook, Oceanside and Pacific City are literally coming alive right now

More Glass Floats in One Oregon Coast Town Lincoln City's Jennifer Sears Glass Art Studio is growing, as its showroom features even more glass art on display

Oregon Coast Question Answered: Best Beaches of Manzanita? The area runs the gamut of landscape geography, from towering cliffs, soft sand beaches, rocky places to amble around a variety of waterways

Antique Trains Ride Again This Month on Oregon Coast The Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad on the north coast starts up its regular runs at the end of May, which begins a whole summer of antique train rides

This Central Oregon Coast Field Trip is for the Birds - No, Really

N. Oregon Coast in June: Rockaway, Pacific City, Tillamook, Manzanita

Lively Rockers Fire Up Lincoln City, Oregon Coast, on Memorial Weekend

June Oregon Coast Event Combines Surfing, Beach Cleaning

Extreme Caution Urged This Weekend on Roads Near Oregon Coast - Oregon officials are urging extreme caution when it comes to a major bike event to and from the Oregon coast this weekend

Mystery Writer Dugoni Visits Oregon Coast in June Lincoln City's Driftwood Public Library welcomes New York Times bestselling mystery author Robert Dugoni on Sunday, June 9

Gas Prices Shoot Upwards in Oregon This Past Week

Fishing and DMV Closure Coming Up in N. Oregon, Coast

A Tale of Weird, Dumb Luck in Oregon and Coastal Astronomy This seems my lot in life when it comes to photographing astronomical and scientific phenomena along the Oregon coast

June on the Central Oregon Coast: Florence, Yachats Preview June provides a growing bevy of events and happenings in the little towns of Florence and Yachats

N. Oregon Coast Spring Sights: How Rockaway Beach Lights Up Something the tourism officials of Oregon never tell you: the skies on the coast get much more dramatic in spring

N. Oregon Coast, Cannon Beach Show Features Blues, Folk, Celtic on May 24 Richter is an easygoing singer, songwriter and guitarist. Who plays a blend of Celtic, blues, folk, and rock

Mother's Day Ideas for Oregon Coast: Highlights, Events, Nature There is a lot awaiting your mom on the Oregon coast

Gas Prices Up in Oregon The writing is on the walls for Oregon and its coastal tourism industry. Or, rather, on the gas station signs

Central Oregon Coast Scientists Set Octopus Free Next Week Every nine months or so, the central Oregon coast attraction has to say goodbye to their famed octopus, and on May 14 they will be doing just that

Excellent Bird, Wildlife Sightings on North Oregon Coast Right Now The forests surrounding areas like Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Tillamook, Oceanside and Pacific City are literally coming alive

Oregon Coast Scenic Rail Rides Begin Season This Month The Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad on the north coast starts up its regular runs at the end of May, which begins a whole summer of antique train rides between Garibaldi and Rockaway Beach

Modern Jazz Graces Central Oregon Coast on May 10 The central Oregon coast town of Lincoln City will feature some jazz you can truly dig: a sextet called Tunnel Six

Central Oregon Coast Birding Events Highlighted by Field Trip The Yaquina Birders & Naturalists group of Newport plans another lecture and a field trip

Look for Aquarid Meteor Showers Above Oregon, the Coast This Weekend Chances are quite good for seeing some major meteor shower action on Saturday in Oregon and along the coast

Oregon Coast in 70's and 80's in Coming Days East winds will be the culprit for some massive warm spells on the Oregon coast this weekend, bringing some areas up into the low 80's

Oregon Weather Officials: Be Careful of Rivers This Weekend NWS released a special weather statement about the upcoming high temperatures this weekend, urging those hitting wterways in the state and on the Oregon coast to exercise extreme caution

Best Beaches of Manzanita, N. Oregon Coast The area runs the gamut of landscape geography, from towering cliffs, soft sand beaches, rocky places to amble around a variety of waterways

ODOT Highway Work, Delays in Oregon Coast Range, Newport, Waldport Look for some delays in the coming week along the route to Lincoln City, at Newport and in Waldport.

Central Oregon Coast Gets Visit from Former President The central Oregon coast will get a visit from a most distinguished former president in May: Theodore Roosevelt.

Oregon Coast Whale Numbers of Late March Numbers for March released by the Whale Watch Center in Depoe Bay show a definite upward slingshot as the great migration reached a peak

Massive Cinco de Mayo Fest for Central Oregon Coast This celebration started five years ago as Lincoln City Spanish instructor José Solano organized the first one on the Oregon coast

Sunny Skies, Nearly 70 on Oregon Coast Later This Week Look for greatly improving skies and conditions this week on the Oregon coast, while it looks likely you'll encounter some of those prime photo opps for dramatic clouds as well

Oregon Coast Glass Studio Expands Showroom Lincoln City's Jennifer Sears Glass Art Studio is growing, as its showroom features even more glass art on display

Oregon Coast Fish Taco Cook-Off, May 4 Saturday is the 5th Annual Fish Taco Cook-Off in Lincoln City, taking place at the Culinary Center in Lincoln City

Gas Prices Continue Drop in Oregon, Some Around $3.35 Gallon Travel to and from the Oregon coast, as well as around the rest of the state, is getting cheaper by the day

Gnarly Bike Race Next Weekend on Central Oregon Coast May 5 brings the 2nd Annual Coast Hills Classic Mountain Bike Race to Newport's South Beach area, a race that's part rugged and rough ride and part fundraiser

Orca Whales Arrive on Oregon Coast for Yearly Visit This group of Orcas is a mystery to scientists: they don't know where they come from. They are transients that simply show up each April, chasing food sources up the Oregon coast

Oregon Astronomer: Good Time to See Saturn, Rings An Oregon astronomer says now is a great time to catch Saturn in the skies above Oregon and the Oregon coast, and its rings will be especially visible

Glowing Sand Critters on Oregon Coast Spotted Again One of the more unusual and delightful secrets of the Oregon coast is the glowing sand phenomenon

Oregon Coast Photo Essay: Striking Seasonal Sights Are you guaranteed to find this all the time in spring on the Oregon coast? No. But your chances are much greater

Oregon Coast Spring Surprise: Now is Most Photogenic Time of Year A little known fact about spring on the coast, especially April, is that this season can yield the best photographs of the whole year

Space Colonization Lecture on Oregon Coast in May Dr. Smith is a respected scholar on various anthropological subjects, but on May 9 in Cannon Beach he goes a little out of this world

Inventor Thomas Edison Visits Central Oregon Coast, Lincoln City Famed inventor, industrialist and innovator Thomas Edison shows up on the central Oregon coast at the end of April

Highway Projects Near North Oregon Coast, Hwy 6 Look for some more minor delays coming to and from the north Oregon coast on Highway 6 starting this week

Major Shooting Stars, Other Phenomena This Weekend Above Oregon, Coast Range Portland science museum OMSI is talking about the Lyrid Meteor Showers happening this weekend around Oregon, and it's still planning a couple of star parties in the Oregon coast range and the Gorge

May on N. Oregon Coast: Tillamook, Pacific City, Manzanita, Rockaway The north Oregon coast towns of Tillamook County keep up the pace in May, right through to Memorial Day Weekend and its big bang

North Oregon Coast May Preview: Astoria Events Looking ahead to May on the north Oregon coast, the very northwestern tip of the state keeps up the pace with a full calendar of events

Upcoming Oregon Coast Minus Tides as Low as Foot and a Half More spectacular minus tides are coming up next week to the Oregon coast and then lasting until the end of the month

History of an Oregon Coast Icon: Constructing the Inn at Spanish Head Lincoln City's Inn at Spanish Head hotel now sits as a 10-story-high hotel, what would be by far the tallest structure on the coast if it were entirely above ground

Central Oregon Coast Preview: Lincoln City in May The fun apparently never stops in the central Oregon coast town of Lincoln City, right up until the week before the big blowout of Memorial Day

International Jazz Concert on N. Oregon Coast, April 26 Acclaimed guitarist Adlai Alexander may be from Portland, but his roots lay all over the globe

May on the Central Coast: Yachats, Florence, Oregon Preview Memorial Day weekend isn’t the only big happening on the central Oregon coast in May

Lincoln City, Oregon Vacation Guide, Central Coast Sightseeing Suggestions A good seven miles of pristine sands and a variety of attractions make Lincoln City a powerhouse vacation destination for the central Oregon coast

N. Oregon Coast in May: Seaside, Cannon Beach Preview So much fun continues on the north Oregon coast in May, right up through Memorial Day Weekend

Gas Prices Continue to Dip in Oregon, on the Coast Oregon's AAA said prices at the pump continue to decline, with the national average dropping farther than in Oregon and on the coast

Central Oregon Coast in May: Newport Preview Witness now the intrusion of May and its magnificent event happenings on the central Oregon coast

Latest News for Crabbers, Clamming on Oregon Coast The last low tide series at the beginning of April showed some exceptional razor clam harvesting numbers, according to ODFW, especially on the north Oregon coast

More Sacred Japanese Tsunami Debris Found on Oregon Coast Another piece of what appears to be a sacred object from Japan was recovered from a central Oregon coast beach today – clearly from the Japanese tsunami of 2011

Wacky Oregon Weather Done, Coast Mellows This Week These kinds of conditions are some of the best all year for photographing: Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Yachats and Florence; Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Oceanside and Pacific City

Oregon Coast Attractions and Spas - Man-made and Natural Attractions of Oregon Coast: This is just a sampling of the attractions and nature to be found in these areas of the Oregon coast. See their respective Virtual Tours for more: Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Yachats and Florence; Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Oceanside and Pacific City

Oregon Coast Aquarium Hosts a Kind of Underwater Robot Wars Last week, Oregon Coast Aquarium hosted competition for Remotely Operated Vehicles – otherwise known as an ROV

High Winds on Oregon Coast Overnight, Wild Waters A high wind warning has been issued for the northern half of the Oregon coast, including the towns of Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Garibaldi, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Yachats and Florence. Weather

12 Days of Earth Day Celebrated in Cannon Beach, N. Oregon Coast 12 Days of Earth Day Festival is nearly two weeks of whooping it up in honor of nature – and the local Tufted Puffins that begin to hit the area again

Extremely Rare Japanese 'Tsunami Fish' Goes On Display on North Oregon Coast A boat from the Japanese tsunami of 2011 that landed on the Long Beach Peninsula of Washington last month had a few living surprise

Best of Yachats Beaches, Central Oregon Coast This central Oregon coast village is mostly made of rocky shelves, but there are 20 miles or so just south of town that alternate between sandy and rocky ledges

Gusty, Wet Days for Oregon Coast, Portland, Willamette Valley, Cascades NWS says to brace yourself for some mighty winds and rain for the Oregon coast from now through the weekend, but also in the Portland area, Willamette Valley, Cascades, Hood River Valley and Columbia Gorge

Birds on Oregon Coast Now: Hummingbirds, Murres, Puffins Oregon wildlife officials say now is a good time to look out for Tufted Puffins along the Oregon coast, as well as hummingbirds and common murres

Serious Signs of Spring on Oregon Coast If there was any doubt about spring coming to the Oregon coast, this week's spring break dispelled that

Plover Season Now in Effect on Oregon Coast, Some Restrictions Nesting season has begun for the western snowy plover along the central Oregon coast, and that means some restrictions to humans and dogs

Stunning Low Tides Coming to Oregon Coast This Month Officials said April will bring some mighty minus tides to the beaches, opening up lots of tide pools on the Oregon coast

Esoteric Portland Band Her Ghost This Weekend in Lincoln City, Oregon Portland band Her Ghost plays Saturday, April 6 in the central Oregon coast town of Lincoln City

Exotic Plants and Falcons at Central Oregon Coast April Events The central Oregon coast group Yaquina Birders and Naturalists are planning another couple of fascinating events that involve birds and some extraordinary plants

Oregon Coast Beach Cleanup Brings Out 4,000 People, Only Handful of Oddities More than 4,080 volunteers helped clean trash and other manmade debris off the Oregon coast Saturday for the annual SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup

Bay Cleansing and Birds, Blues Festival Coming to North Oregon Coast Two major events are coming up in Pacific City on the north Oregon coast: a cleanup of Nestucca Bay and the Birding and Blues Festival.

Just When is Easter? Oregon Astronomer Helps Portland astronomy expert Jim Todd, planetarium manager from OMSI, helps people figure out, and says it has to do with the Vernal Equinox, the full moon, and Sunday

Learn About Octopuses on Oregon Coast at Cannon Beach Event The April 4 edition of the World of Haystack Rock Library Lecture Series features Octopuses on the Oregon Coast: in the wild and in captivity

Sunny Spring Break Weather on Oregon Coast for Weekend, Whales, Cleanup A deliciously sunny week and weekend is coming up for the Oregon coast, although you won't see temperatures up around 70 as in the Portland area. This brings good tidings in the tides for spring breakers and for the SOLVE Beach Cleanup on Saturday, as well as for Whale Watch Week.

Oregon Coast Experts on Lookout for Latest Threats: Gas Canisters, Invasive Species The Japanese tsunami debris that has shown up in great numbers lately is leaving the coast open to some ecological threats, but so are some domestic-based boats


Photo Gallery of Oregon Coast Tsunami Debris, Finds in Cannon Beach, Oceanside, Pacific City Last week was an exceptionally busy one for Oregon officials as numerous objects made landfall on the beaches, some of which are presumed tsunami debris and of rather intense cultural significance

Iconic N. Coast Hotel Celebrates 20 Years with Contest, Mega Specials Stephanie Inn in Cannon Beach is marking 20 years of fun-filled Oregon coast overnight stays with a giveaway that includes 20 gift certificates packed with all sorts of features - for one person.

Oregon Coast Whale Stats from Officials, February to Early March As happens every year, February is not big on whale sightings on the Oregon coast, but March kicked into life

Oregon Coast Tsunami Debris Update on Possible Invasive Species So far, most of the Oregon coast finds of presumed tsunami debris have been of moderate concern, but ominous signs remain

Recent Oregon Coast Discoveries Include Tsunami Debris, Animals, Bad Golfers The Oregon coast has seen a lot of objects washing up onshore recently – some of it the usual stuff and some downright unusual, including a golfer who was blatantly littering the ocean

Oregon CoastWatch Warns of Possible Dangerous Gas Canisters on Beaches Gas canisters of Phosphine have showed up on Washington beaches, according to Oregon's CoastWatch group, and the organization said these could create risks on the Oregon coast as well.

Oregon Coast Debris Finds: Japanese Temple Piece, Boats Three chunks of what appear to be tsunami debris all washed up on the Oregon coast on Friday

Oregon Coast Spring Break Lodging Availability, Openings, Advice If you're looking for lodging on the Oregon coast for spring break, weekends will be quite difficult, especially next weekend, when the two spring breaks of Washington and Oregon overlap

Harbor Porpoise Washes Up on N. Oregon Coast Beach Staff from Seaside Aquarium responded to a deceased porpoise washing up on the beach of the north Oregon coast town Friday morning, a fairly common occurrence on these beaches but still a somewhat puzzling incident

Intriguing, Unusual Visions of Manzanita, N. Oregon Coast You might start with Manzanita, on the north Oregon coast. Even if you've been there a lot, there are numerous things you've likely never seen.

Highlights of a Spring Break in Cannon Beach, North Oregon Coast Cannon Beach is an oasis of many distractions for parents and the kids, especially if you like the finer things

Budget Shuts Down Oregon Coast Lighthouse; Visitor Center Expands Hours While the Cape Perpetua Visitors Center will expand its hours after spring break, but the sequester recently imposed by the U.S. government has killed tours of a favorite lighthouse in Newport

One Last Storm Punch for Oregon Coast, Weather Alerts for Valley, Cascades One last storm punch is starting to hit the Oregon coast now, and it also means gusty winds for inland towns like Portland, Eugene and Salem

Three Capes Spring Break Highlights on the Oregon Coast: Pacific City, Oceanside One of the big treasured secrets among Oregon coast visitors who are in-the-know is the Three Capes Loop

North Oregon Coast News: Anniversary and Music in Cannon Beach One north Oregon coast icon will celebrate a major landmark, while another starts up a new feature.

April Oregon Coast Preview: Florence, Yachats Those little towns of Yachats and Florence stay big on things to do and see in April

Native People and Cape Perpetua Explored in Central Oregon Coast Chat Event History of the local native people of the central Oregon coast will come alive March 23 near Yachats

Oregon Skies May See Green Northern Lights Sunday Given the weather predictions, chances seem a bit better inland than on the Oregon coast, however.

Comet Update: Sighting Still Possible in Oregon, on Coast, if Weather Improves Lucky for local astronomers, the coast may be among the better places to catch sight of comet PANSTARRS

Tsunami Debris Boat on Oregon Coast Had Some Non-Native Species A derelict boat that is likely tsunami debris from Japan has been removed from a beach just north of Florence, after initial lab tests show at least one non-native species of mussel present

N. Coast April Preview: Pacific City, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Tillamook The part of the north Oregon coast that houses Pacific City, Oceanside, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Rockaway Beach and Manzanita does not stay quiet this time of year

Things That Skitter and Bounce on Oregon Coast Now You may find some interesting little critters on the Oregon coast about now, as frogs and salamanders are moving around

N. Coast in April: Astoria Events Preview Astoria keeps up the heat through this often rainy part of spring with lots of wine tasting, theater, music, historic lectures – and the big wine and crab festival

Coastal Birds of Oregon Make a Showing This Month If you're looking for swallows, hummingbirds and common murres, the Oregon coast is the place to be this month

April Events Preview for Lincoln City, Oregon Witness now the full invasion of spring on the central Oregon coast, as April kicks in with tons of events

Latest in Oregon Coast Tsunami Debris News See constantly updated tsunami debris news from Oregon and Washington

Spring Break Highlights in Yachats, Central Coast For a tiny town, this central Oregon coast spot is huge on natural attractions.

North Coast in April: Spring Preview in Cannon Beach, Seaside This is the upcoming menu of events coming to the north Oregon coast towns of Cannon Beach and Seaside in April.

April Oregon Coast Preview: Newport and Depoe Bay April in Newport and Depoe Bay continue the fun with bundles of events and happenings

Tiny Alien Creature Lands on Oregon Coast Put them in water, and they often come alive again, and can look like those alien attackers in the video game Crysis

Seaside Spring Break Highlights on the N. Coast The undisputed king of spring break for the Oregon coast, Seaside, has more to do this time of year for both kids and adults than you can shake a chunk of seaweed at

Central Oregon Coast Spring Break Highlights at Newport: for Kids and Grownups Newport abounds with things to do in spring break for both the kids and mom and dad

Spring Break Highlights in Lincoln City, Oregon Spring break is essentially about the family and the kids on the Oregon coast – but you may not want to discount what the grownups want

Colorful Celtic Celebration in Lincoln City, Central Oregon Coast It's the luck of the Irish on the central Oregon coast, as one venue in Lincoln City celebrates St. Patty's a day early

Oregon Coast Spring Beach Cleanup Seeks Volunteers The time is approaching: the annual SOLVE Oregon Beach Cleanup for spring happens on March 30

Yachats Lodging Look: Overleaf Village Vacation Rentals, Oregon Coast Part of the fun in Yachats is the rather clandestine Overleaf Village Vacation Rentals, where several vacation homes are clustered within a carefully coiffured coastal landscape

Lincoln City, Oregon Coast Lodging Spotlight: Liberty Inn At the northern end Lincoln City, Liberty Inn is a hotel with a lot of aspects in itself.

March is Good Star and Comet Viewing in Oregon, Coast Range A comet will be streaking closely by and a Star Party held by Portland's OMIS in the coast range and in the Gorge

Oregon Coast Reference Guide: Seaside Aquarium Article Archives Baby Seals, local history, nature news, beach finds, marine science, more. Find out what the Seaside Aquarium has been up to all these years.

Oregon Officials: the State of Clamming on the Coast Razor clamming is still open on the entire Oregon coast, but some places are closed to harvesting mussels due to elevated toxins

Woman Assaults Two, Drives Off Oregon Coast Cliff A Eugene woman has been arrested on DUI charges after she assaulted a man and woman in a bar on the central Oregon coast and then drove her car off a cliff and into the waves at Yachats

Central Oregon Coast Benefits Upcoming for a Lighthouse, Celtic Festival One helps you celebrate St. Patty's a week early and the other is a comedy show and benefit for the local lighthouse

Oregon Coast Birding and Invasive Species Events in March March is about birding and learning about invasive plant species on the central Oregon coast

Workshops Teach Oregon Coast Residents How to Deal with Tsunami Debris The workshops are aimed at Oregon coast residents who want to learn how to deal with the tons and tons of little stuff that is washing up on beaches

Recent Oregon Coast, Science News: Meteors, Earthquake, Tsunami Debris Never a dull moment, it seems, on the Oregon coast: either on the beaches, just offshore beneath the ocean or even in the skies

Oregon Coast March Lecture Addresses Erosion of Beachfront Communities March 7 is the World of Haystack Rock Library Lecture Series: Living on the Edge: Adapting to coastal erosion and shoreline change

Notes from the North Coast: Saturday Flea Markets, History Museum The north Oregon coast's Tillamook County has a few things going on that will interest the visitor and the local

Oregon Coast Tsunami Debris Cleanups in March Need Volunteers The Oregon Marine Debris Team (OMDT) continues to work on cleaning up tsunami debris and other garbage with possible harmful effects that wash up on the Oregon coast

Oregon Coast Tsunami Road Show to Inform About Varied Disasters The Tsunami Road Show will be starting its tour of the Oregon coast in early March, teaching locals about tsunami and earthquake preparedness

Jazz Guitar with Flare on Central Coast This Weekend In a musical way, March comes roaring in like a lion in the central Oregon coast town of Lincoln City this weekend

Oregon Coast Weather: March to Arrive Fairly Wet It looks like a fairly wet week on the Oregon coast as March arrives, but it won't be 100 percent of the time and at least it will warm up

Portland Band and its 'Voice of the Oregon Coast,' on TV's Cougar Town Tonight The TBS network's Cougar Town, starring former Friends' star Courtney Cox, will feature a song by Portland band Jonah tonight

Central Oregon Coast Hotspot Starts Wed Jazz Nights, Continues Karaoke The little central Oregon coast nightlife hotspot in Depoe Bay is boasting the Larry Blake Orchestra

Hummingbirds Showing Soon On Oregon Coast Oregon wildlife officials say there are some beautiful bird sights awaiting the visitor to the Oregon coast

Oregon Wildlife Right Now: Amphibians and Seal Pups ODFW said now is a good time to look for seal pups on some part of the south coast, and your chances of spotting some amphibians in coastal green areas is getting pretty good

Guide to Oregon Coast Pet Friendly Vacation Rentals Hitting the beach with Fido is now a mainstay in the tourism industry on the Oregon coast

S. Oregon Coast Derelict Boat Removed - May be Tsunami Debris Oregon officials have removed a derelict boat from the southern Oregon coast that may be tsunami debris from Japan

Oregon Officials Host Meetings on New Coastal Park The upcoming latest addition to Oregon's State Park system will be the subject of a series of meetings held next month on the central Oregon coast

High Surf Advisory for Oregon Coast Saturday: Whopper Waves Coming There is a high surf advisory for the Oregon coast, including Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Yachats, Newport, Florence

Winter Advisory for Coast Range May Mean Minor Travel Annoyance The NWS has issued an advisory for travel over the Oregon coast range later tonight; plus travel advice for Seafood Wine Fest

Guide to Manzanita, Oregon Vacation Rentals That little forested town on the north Oregon coast is big on scenic pleasures and treasures

Oregon Coast Lodging Update and Advice: Newport's Wine Festival This Weekend Most or all of the lodgings in Newport are full for this weekend's Newport Seafood and Wine Festival, but there are still options nearby

Oregon Moon Halo Tonight: A Prediction of Weather for Coast, Portland Called a moon halo, it often tells you about an incoming weather system that is on the chilly side – and it is holding true to its propensity for weather prophecy.

Central Coast Spring: Lincoln City March Preview Spring will be bustin’ out all over soon in the central Oregon coast town of Lincoln City

Central Oregon Coast Birding Events This Week These events that will be of great interest to anyone who enjoys watching birds and other wildlife along the Oregon coast

Some Snow for Coast Range, Cascades; Dramatic Weather for Portland, Inland Oregon It could mean some travel issues in central Oregon, and some period slippery periods in the highest parts of the coast range

Rockaway, Manzanita Blog: Rockaway Beach Briefly - A Small Photographic Tour Rockaway Beach has been a favorite Oregon coast destination for over 100 years now, albeit a bit clandestinely

Lincoln City Blog: Lincoln City's Road's End Neighborhood - a Photo Exploration The Road's End district of Lincoln City is where the road does indeed end - and so do the city limits

Oregon Coast virtual Tour: Nye Beach Turnaround, Landmark of Newport Photos of the Turnaround, central Oregon coast icon, views from above

Oregon Coast virtual Tour: Neptune State Park - Stairway to Beachy Heaven near Yachats, Florence Between Yachats and Florence, Neptune State Park is a pretty place, lodged in the middle of forestland and rather easy to drive past if you're not looking carefully

Whimsical Metallic Creature Now Lives on Central Oregon Coast Sparky the Wish Guardian lives at the entrance to Regatta State Park at Devil's Lake in Lincoln City

Tillamook County Spring Break: Pacific City, Oceanside, Rockaway, Oregon in March Spring will soon hit the lower Tillamook County/N. Oregon coast towns of Pacific City, Oceanside, Tillamook and Rockaway Beach, and that means lots to do

Spring Break in Depoe Bay, Newport, Oregon: March Preview It is, quite literally, March madness in Newport and Depoe Bay during the spring break weeks

Watching Sea Lions and Elk Good on N. Coast, Say Oregon Officials There are plenty of elk being seen in the Oregon coast range, and sea lions are making a splash around the Oceanside area

Central Oregon Coast Flooded with Wine Lovers Next Week: Seafood Wine Fest It's the 36th Newport Annual Seafood and Wine Festival on February 21 - 24

North Oregon Coast Bird Viewing Hot This Winter Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife recently released some suggestions for birdwatching along the north coast

Oregon Astronomy: Russian Meteor Updates, Why It Is Not from Asteroid Reports are coming in from the Chelyabinsk region in Russia that at least one fragment of a meteorite has been found

Oregon Coast for Kids, Children: Family Beaches Guide The upper half of the Oregon coast contains an endless array of things to do and see with the little ones

New State Park Coming to Oregon Coast: Name Determined Ona Beach State Park and Beaver Creek State Natural Area, between Waldport and Newport, are being melded into Booth State Park

Manzanita, Oregon, Nehalem Bay in Spring Break: March Preview Sometimes, it’s the littlest towns along the Oregon coast that have the most to offer

Spring Break Beach Preview: March in Florence, Yachats, Oregon Spring break and March in Yachats and Florence means more oceanic drama and lots of places for kids to play

Astoria, Oregon Spring Break, March Preview The oldest town west of the Mississippi has plenty of new things to engage in for the spring break weeks in March

Wandering Cannon Beach, Oregon: Indian Beach and Its Crevices Some may know this Oregon coast hotspot as where two famous movies were filmed: Goonies and the first Twilight flick

Black History Month on Central Coast Looks at Oregon's Past An upcoming program on the central Oregon coast this examines the history of African-Americans in this state

Celtic Gig on Feb 24 a Good Match for Misty Yachats, Oregon Renowned fiddler Jamie Laval performs with Portland-based acoustic guitarist Dan Compton

Oregon Coast Whale Numbers for January Lots of whales were reported by the Whale Watch Center in Depoe Bay since late December, and some fascinating sightings were reported on the southern Oregon coast as well

Oregon Astronomy Watch: Help Name the New Moons of Pluto Pluto has what appears to be a new pair of children, and astronomers need help naming them

Valentine's Day Lodging Openings and Suggestions Along the Oregon Coast You may be out of luck already in someareas, but there are still rooms available along the beaches for this holiday of the heart

Oregon Coast March, Spring Break Preview: Cannon Beach, Seaside March is time for spring break along the Oregon coast, and the Cannon Beach and Seaside areas are the reigning kings of fun and frivolity

Progressive Roots Valentine's Show on Central Oregon Coast Part of Antique Week It's a modern incarnation of what is called “rootsgrass,” as Lindsay Lou and the Flatbellys come to the central Oregon coast town

Oregon Looking for More Scenic Bikeway Nominations Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting applications for areas that would like to be designated by the state as scenic bikeways

Marriage Vows Even Better Second Time Around at Oregon Coast Church This time around, as always, the wedding vow renewals come on Valentine's Day: Thursday, February 14

Serious Surprises of an Oregon Coast Village: Neskowin Just a few miles south of sometimes-bustling Pacific City, and about 15 minutes from Lincoln City, tiny Neskowin hosts an extraordinary amount of surprises

Chance to Learn About North Coast Watershed at Potluck Learn about the projects of the Lower Nehalem Watershed Council of the north Oregon coast in a fun, family-style potluck on February 14

Cool Caves, Cajoling Caverns of the Oregon Coast Some of the best pleasures of the coastline are not in the sand at all, but in the rocky cliffs that tower over the sands

Oregon Astronomy Watch: Record-Setting Asteroid Flyby Next Week Unfortunately, this rather ominous but impressive near-miss of an asteroid passing very close to the Earth will be missed by those in Oregon, its coast and indeed those in California, Washington and western Canada

Central Oregon Coast Explodes with Antique Festival Lincoln City's annual citywide treasure hunt, the Antique Week, starts February 8 and goes until February 18

Oregon Coast Tsunami Debris Update: Boat Removed, Sign Translated Oregon officials have removed the Japanese fishing vessel that washed ashore Tuesday morning from Gleneden Beach

More Tsunami Debris Found on Oregon Coast: 30-Foot Vessel Yet another sizable piece of Japanese tsunami debris on the Oregon coast: this time it's a 30-foot boat that has been embedded in the sand at Gleneden Beach

No Tsunami Threat to West Coast Because of Solomon Island Quake A massive earthquake in the Solomon Islands is causing a tsunami warning near New Zealand and Australia - not for the west coast.

Seasonal Changes of a Central Oregon Coast Secret Spot Ten Mile Creek and Stonefield Beach provide two interesting aspects of one beach – with one part quite hidden

Manzanita, Oregon Explorations: Photos of Stunning Sunsets at Manzanita Between Cannon Beach and the Nehalem Bay sits the somewhat secretive village of Manzanita

Oregon Coast Latest: Smartphone Beach Guides, Live Earthquake Data, Blogs Lodging listings for mobile devices, Smartphones; blogs about your favorite Oregon coast spots, live earthquake data from the West Coast

Oregon Officials Tout Current Whale Activity, Offer Tips ODFW offered up some tips on spotting the cetacean giants, still findable in sizable abundance on the Oregon coast

Most Popular Lincoln City, Oregon Photos of 2012 Lincoln City, this past year it seems, was all about the wild colors

Unique Delights of Rockaway Beach, Oregon Skies You don't always notice it, but often the skies play the biggest part in an especially fetching scene on the Oregon coast

Oregon Coast Lodging Listings for Mobile: IPhones, Android, Smartphones Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Garibaldi, Tillamook Bay, Rockaway Beach, Wheeler, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Waldport, Yachats, Florence

Oregon Officials Warn About Pedestrian Dangers in Astoria Officials have been meeting with the city over dangers to pedestrians and some serious incidents

Live Earthquake Updates from Oregon, Washington. B.C., California, Alaska Live Earthquake Updates page, for Oregon, the coast, Washington, Alaska, Vancouver, B.C. and California

Most Popular Cannon Beach, Oregon Photos of the Year, 2012 Based on the reactions of fans of the Oregon Coast Beach Connection Facebook page, these are the most popular photos of the year from Cannon Beach

Crabbing and Clamming Report, Oregon Coast Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) just released its latest report on recreational crabbing and clamming along the Oregon coast

Oregon Coast Nature, Science News: Beaches, Natural World, Pacific Ocean - A comprehensive collection of articles and reference material and the latest news from Oregon coast science: Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Waldport, Yachats, Florence. Geology, oceanography, Marine biology. Kids, children, families

West Coast Earthquakes Today: Oregon, California, Alaska Numerous small earthquakes were reported today by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), most notably an undersea quake off the Oregon coast

Oregon Science: Study Warns of Antibiotic-Resistant Pet Aquarium Fish For those with pet fish in their home aquariums, a study by scientists from the Oregon coast may not be good news

Oregon Wildlife Officials on Coastal Bird Watching from Your Car ODFW recently released some suggestions on how to go birding from the warmth and comfort of your own vehicle

Travel Update: Gas Prices in Oregon Rise Slightly, Coast Prices Higher While Oregon's average for regular unleaded gas is a bit lower than the national average, fuel prices rose by about three cents this past week

Tips for Spotting A Sneaker Wave - in Oregon or Any Other Beach What’s surprising is that there are conditions to look out for when a sneaker wave may be coming, but you have to be paying close attention to the tide: Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Waldport, Yachats, Florence

Oregon Coast Pirate Series Part 1: Sir Francis Drake Eventually known as the “Dragon” by his foes, Drake definitely engaged in some pirate-like activity over his lifetime, and he may have an Oregon connection

Oregon Scientists: Japan, Sumatra Earthquakes Rewrite Standards A group of Oregon geologists have published a paper that describes how these earthquake prediction standards need to be amended

Beaches Gone Digital: List of Oregon Coast Travel Guide Blogs Blogs of the Oregon coast also provide plenty of news, often from a very home-grown and insider perspective

Most Popular Yachats, Oregon Photos of the Year 2012 It's time to look at what caused the most discussion from Yachats, on the central Oregon coast.

Oregon Lecture Tackles Beach Debris, Tsunami Influx, Pacific Garbage Patch The World of Haystack Rock Library Lecture Series in Cannon Beach features another installment on February 7 with "Rising Tide: Marine Debris in Oregon."

Oregon History Lesson: What's in a Name Around Pacific City
European settlers began arriving in what became the Nestucca Valley in the 1870's, settling in and around what later was known as Highway 101

Clam Limits Double on Oregon Coast for One Species 2013 brings some new laws about snagging tasty treats off the beaches. There is great news for avid clam diggers on the Oregon coast

Tips for Spotting Whales on Oregon Coast The Whale Watch Center in Depoe Bay reported from 20 to 40 sightings per day during many days last week

N. Oregon Coast Road Traffic Delays Report ODOT issued another report on highway delays on the north Oregon coast, which will be affecting mostly areas just outside Astoria, but one near Tillamook

Fun and Freaky Critters of North Coast Beaches Now Interesting creatures abound on the Oregon coast these days, but inside and outside a local aquarium

Recent Orca Whale Sightings Off Washington Coast The Greenbank, Washington-based group Orca Network made another extensive report of whale activity off Washington's waters this week

Diverse Acoustic Band with Lou Reed, Boy George Connections Coming to Lincoln City, Oregon Coast The second installment of the First Saturday concert this year will be happening on February 2, at the Lincoln City Cultural Center in Lincoln City, Oregon: Satori Bob

Keep an Eye Out for These Oregon Coast Winter Oddities From agates to whale watching secrets, to incredible finds like objects 4,000 years old sticking out of the sand and oddities called Whale Burps or Ocean Burps, January means some interesting discoveries

Astoria, Warrenton, Gearhart Virtual Tour - Pictures, maps, attractions

Seaside, Oregon Virtual Tour - Seaside Guide, Pictures, photos of Seaside, Oregon coast

Cannon Beach, Oregon Virtual Tour and Blog, Oregon coast

Weird Travel News: Serbian Vampire, Russian Yeti Resort One town in Serbia is wigging out over a possible vampire threat, and another in Russia is looking to cash in on the industry of gullible tourists

Las Vegas Travel: Nobu Hotel for Foodies Nobu Matsuhisa, a world-renowned chef and now a hotelier, is soon opening up the Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace in Las Vegas

Portland’s Oregon Jewish Museum Features Sam Norich Lecture Norich will give a lecture at the Oregon Jewish Museum on February 3 in Portland and discuss the commonalities between journalism and comics

Germany Reports Sharp Rise in Tourism in 2012 Germany's travel industry officials said this week the country has experienced a sudden rise this past year in tourism

Northwest Travel: Pup Takes Over Washington Hotel; From Salem to Italy, Brazil Some interesting news for sea kayakers who are looking for a little bit of adventure in foreign waters, and a hotel in Washington has a new canine concierge

California Valentine's Travel: Romance Packages in San Diego The southern California hotspot of San Diego is also offering up tons of romance deals for the hand-holding holiday

Beaverton-SW Portland Has a Snow Anomaly: a Tiny Frozen Vortex A small patch – and only a small patch – has been snowing in the wee hours, leaving a thin layer of snow, while nothing around for miles has any sign of the frosty stuff

Piece of Tsunami Dock Returning to Oregon Coast A piece of that notorious tsunami-driven dock that washed up on the Oregon coast will be returning to Newport Wednesday morning

Travel News from Italy, Israel: New Packages, New Delights You can witness a lot of history in the lands of Israel and Italy. Both are providing some new and provocative ways to enjoy these landscapes.

California Travel: Green Travel Awards and Spectacular Pacific Ocean Science Nature in California or a truly nature-oriented way of a sustainable travel business model, this state has some good news for you

UK Travel: Tourism Television Deals Connect to Asia, Empower Hoteliers Two new television developments out of the U.K. promise good things for hospitality management in England and some nice access for visitors in and out of Asia

New York Travel: Statue Cruises Expands, New Upscale Hotel Another big hotel is planned for the Big Apple, and there are some new ways to enjoy the city's statue sights – on the water

N. Coast Workshops Cover Rural Homeowner Issues All Over Oregon A number of forestry workshops have been announced for the season by the Tillamook office of the OSU Extension Service

Highway Work on N. Coast This Week Between Tillamook, Astoria ODOT construction work will be creating some minor delays in Clatsop and Tillamook Counties this week, expected to last until January 28

Manzanita, Oregon Film Series Selection Announced for January The selection for January 26 is The Best of the 38th Northwest Film and Video Festival

Upcoming Traffic Delays for Highway to Central Coast A landslide repair project has already begun, creating lane restrictions on OR 34 (Alsea Hwy.)

The Other Bay Area of United States: Nehalem Bay, Oregon The Nehalem Bay is a thickly wooded stretch of the north Oregon coast that is often called “the Bay Area” by some locals

Upcoming Yachats Jewelry Event Opens Registration

Oregon Shoreline Picks of the Week: It's a Food Fight There isn't a heck of a lot going on along the Oregon coast this coming week, but what there is sounds delicious

Seal Rock Tidepool - Curious Shapes, Strange Basalt. Seal Rock Oregon Coast Virtual Tour A variety of grooves and intriguing shapes inhabit this fun and funky half-circle that is the beach of Seal Rock

Oregon Travel: Three Capes Loop, Oceanside to Pacific City by Satellite, Map Thanks to the miracle of Google Earth and its mapping technology, you can literally wander the beaches of the Oregon coast from your laptop

Astoria Trolley Rails Riverwalk - Dockside Trestles (Oregon Coast) A variety of views are found along the riverfront and the Astoria Riverfront Trolley tracks in town

AAA Hands Out Four Diamond Honors to Oregon Lodgings, Restaurants AAA has announced its Four Diamond List across the United States, and 13 hotels in Oregon snagged the honors this year, along with two eateries from the area

Oregon Coast Archives: Eating the Beach and Other Wonders It may come as a considerable surprise, but while walking along these lovely shorelines and sands of the Oregon coast, you may be walking past a potential dinner

Believe It or Not: Lincoln City, Oregon Hides A Second Tiny Bay There is what could be termed yet a second bay in the central Oregon coast resort town of Lincoln City

North Oregon Coast in February: Astoria Winter Preview Even in the dead of winter, the very northernmost town on the Oregon coast heats things up quite a bit

Take the Virtual Tour of Lincoln City on the Central Oregon Coast Extreme Details of Lincoln City Sights, Travel Info and Hundreds of Lincoln City Photos

North Coast's Historical Society Holds Dinner and Meeting Open to Public The Tillamook County HIstorical Society annual meeting and dinner comes at a new time this year, and with a theme revolving around World War II

Rocky Mysteries of the Oregon Coast Often, the most interesting things about the Oregon coast are its most obscure. These delightful oddities fit both criteria of such surprises or discoveries.

Lincoln City, Oregon Boasts Monster Jambalaya Fest Next Week The Lincoln City Visitor & Convention Bureau will host the 5th Annual Jambalaya Cook-Off on Saturday, January 26

Cannon Beach, Seaside, Oregon Winter-February Preview So much to do in the north Oregon coast towns of Seaside and Cannon Beach – and so little time

Why Coast is Warm - While Inland Oregon Freezes Some striking, even bizarro world sort of weather patterns have been present throughout Oregon lately, and it looks to continue for a while

Central Oregon Coast Hosts Extra Glass Floats, Bird Events If you're trying to get away from the cold weather of inland Oregon, this coming weekend is perfect for hitting the Oregon coast

Central Oregon Coast in February: Lincoln City Winter Preview On this part of the central Oregon coast, February is about romance, all things presidential, glass floats and the big antique festival

Agate Festival Rocks Central Oregon Coast This Weekend January 19 and 20 bring the Second Annual Agate Festival to Yachats, reinforcing an already international reputation for rocky delights

Central Coast in February: Newport Preview This part of the central coast boasts a huge array of things to do in February, including Valentine’s Day

North Oregon Coast Hotel Acquires Honors, New Chef The Martin Hospitality property was listed in the latest Conde Nast Traveler Gold List of Top 510 Best Hotels in the World

Winter Fun on Oregon Coast: February Preview for Manzanita, Pacific City Looking for stuff to do in Manzanita, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Nehalem, Rockaway Beach, Wheeler, Oceanside or Pacific City?

Central Oregon Coast in February: Yachats, Florence Preview A bundle of events take place in the little towns of Yachats and Florence throughout this month of romance

Oregon Coast Whale Week Numbers, Facts Released The five days of cetacean sighting had a total of 798 whales seen and 4,994 visitors

Newport's Crab Krack Event Benefits Local Oregon Coast History January 20 will again bring the annual Crab Crack to the central Oregon coast town of Newport, a celebration of local seafood bounty and of the town's maritime history

Almost Aerial Astoria: Oregon Coast from Above Astoria's Coxcomb Hill is always a scenic wonder, in just about any weather.

The Cajoling Cracks and Crevices of One Oregon Coast Spot: Hidden Access near Seal Rock A few miles south of Newport, and a few more miles north of Seal Rock, you'll find a fascinating hidden beach access

Oregon Coast Virtual Tour: Waldport's Alsea Bay Bridge, Night Views and History At night the Alsea Bay Bridge seems to glow in a way that's different from other Oregon coast bridges

Exporing Gearhart, Oregon Coast Beaches and History As you walk or drive these well-manicured neighborhoods, one thing you'll notice is Gearhart's emphasis on retaining its past and traditions

Celebrating Stafford the Poet on Oregon Coast Two towns on the central Oregon coast will celebrate the life of William Stafford, known as Oregon's most famous poet

Jazz and Oregon Coast History Collide in Cannon Beach this Week World-famous jazz guitar whiz John Stowell shows up on the north Oregon coast again, and there's more for history buffs

Oregon Coast Whale Watch Center Numbers, Late November through December It was a slow late fall at the Whale Watch Center in Depoe Bay, on the central Oregon coast, but it quickly got better

Most Popular Oregon Coast Beach Connection Photos of the Year: 2012 Judging by reactions on Oregon Coast Beach Connection's Facebook page

Oregon Coast Geology Fun Facts: Behind the Look of Cape Kiwanda What happened to create the Oregon coast landscapes you know and love is something just as fascinating as staring at their intricate beauty

Discovering a Secret Beach on Oregon Coast, near Depoe Bay At Fogarty Beach, between Depoe Bay and Lincoln City, you could find a stretch of beach normally not traversable

Post-Holiday Delights of North Oregon Coast The late hours of Christmas and the next day found a winter wonderland, little towns aglow, funky beach foam and numerous other surprises

Special Hikes, Polar Plunges Ring in New Years Day in Oregon, on Coast From polar plunges into the icy ocean to sprawling hikes all around the state, Oregonians will be doing some invigorating things to celebrate the first day of 2013

Astoria, Oregon's Americana: from Rusty to Royal At the very northern tip of the Oregon coast, the ancient town of Astoria seems to occupy the unique status of legendary icon and yet guarded secret destination

Oregon Coast Whale Watch Week Promises Lots of Whales - If Weather Cooperates Tons of whales are out there this week, but seeing them depends on the weather

Wonders Found at the Foot of Kiwanda, N. Oregon Coast At the foot of the Oregon coast icon called Cape Kiwanda, there's a lot to explore in a fairly small space

Lincoln City, Oregon Hosts a Wonderland of Culinary Events in January A melange of culinary classes heat up this chilly month, including the higlight of this month of munching: the famed Jambalaya Cook-Off

Lecture Examines Lewis and Clark's Time on Oregon Coast Elk, Salt and a Monstrous Fish - Lewis and Clark's Winter on the Oregon Coast, happens January 3 in Cannon Beach

New Wine Tasting Experience for Central Oregon Coast It's called the Tuscan Tasting Room, featuring a small selection of wines in a lovely Oregon coast setting – right off Highway 101, near the Yaquina Bay Bridge in its historic Deco District

Oregon Coast Delights are in the Details at Seaside The manmade distractions of Seaside overshadow its pristine beauty - and there's more to that than meets an initial glance as well

Holiday Activities at Cultural Center on Central Oregon Coast For those hitting this part of the Oregon coast during the holidays, there's a huge variety of ways to enjoy the holiday break in between bouts of bounding around the beaches

The Graceful, Pristine and Surprising on Oregon Coast: Ona Beach About a mile north of Seal Rock, and about ten miles south of Newport, you'll find a pristine playground called Ona Beach, full of surprises on numerous levels

Two Turtles a Rare Discovery on Oregon Coast More interesting stuff washed up onshore this as two turtles of different species showed up on the north Oregon coast on Monday

Fascinating Oregon Coast Finds: Shark and Sea Angel Some surreal finds on the beach last week were made by crews from the Seaside Aquarium, including a shark and a wild-looking little critter called a Sea Angel.

Newport in January: Central Coast Preview The central Oregon coast hotspot of Newport really does sizzle in the winter month of January

Powerful Storm to Hit Oregon Coast, Snow in Mountains A high wind warning is in effect for the Oregon coast and south Washington coast from 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon until 1 p.m. Monday

Oregon Coast Preview: January in Tillamook, Manzanita, Pacific City, Rockaway The indoors fun is aplenty as well, with lots of music, art, clog dancing, theater and culinary fun in Pacific City, Rockaway Beach, Garibaldi, Tillamook and Nehalem

Winter Preview: Lincoln City, Oregon in January With winter fully settled in on the Oregon coast, Lincoln City heats up with lots to do in January

Latest from Oregon Officials on Razor Clams, Crabbing, Shellfish Dangers Clamming is back open in Clatsop beaches right now, and decent news for avid crabbers along the coast of Oregon

Oregon Officials: Ocean Alerts Via Text, Sport Restrictions Oregon wildlife officials are offering new ways to receive alerts about recreational fishing, they want to hear from the public about their fishing experience

Yachats, Florence in January: Coast Winter Preview January still has plenty to do in the towns of Yachats and Florence

January Preview for North Coast: Cannon Beach, Seaside The winter fun continues in January in the Cannon Beach and Seaside areas of the north Oregon coast

Advanced Tickets Now on Sale for Massive Oregon Coast Seafood Wine Fest in February There is much that is new for the 36th Annual Newport Seafood and Wine Festival on February 21 – 24, 2013

Vibrant Views Abound from Top of Cape Perpetua, Near Yachats, Oregon Soaring upwards at a height of nearly 700 feet, Cape Perpetua is one of the highest point along the Oregon coast that's accessible to the general tourist

Oregon Coast Under the Winter Sun: December is Not Dark and Dreary While the weather has been somewhat frightful on the beach recently, there have been several sunny days in between the atmospheric melee

Solstice Celebrations Light Up Oregon Coast There are plenty of holiday and Christmas celebrations on the Oregon coast, but only a handful of those mark the winter solstice

Oregon Coast Picks of the Week: Early December There are plenty of ways to get your holiday shopping on or entertain yourself with a holiday theme on the coast this weekend

Oregon Coast Whale Numbers for November Late October and much of November did not produce a lot of whale sightings at the Whale Watch Center in Depoe Bay, but things did start improving

Fascinating Finds and Sights at Cape Meares, N. Oregon Coast There's a lot to do in Cape Meares State Park, including a lighthouse, watching birds nesting and carousing on the cliffs, taking in some mammoth wave action, various trails, and a truly oddball tree called the Octopus Tree

High Wind Warning Canceled for North Coast; Central Coast Still to Have Gusts The NWS in Portland has canceled the high wind warning for the north Oregon coast and for the inland parts of Oregon, but it remains in effect for the central Oregon coast

Oddities of Manzanita, Oregon: the Mysterious Arch of Neahkahnie The looming presence over the the north Oregon coast town of Manzanta, Neahkahnie Mountain, holds a huge array of secrets

Tale of Two Haystack Rocks on Oregon Coast Yes, Virginia: there really are two Haystack Rocks on the Oregon coast

Central Coast Town Offers Concert Series Through Spring The Lincoln City Cultural Center is announcing its first-ever subscription concert series, with months of inspiring musical performances from touring bands from around the globe

Oregon Officials Tout Big Waves, Wild Foam, Along Coast Huge surf displays and the wild and wacky foam that often come with them are a regular sight along the coast

Striking Scenes from an Oregon Coast Landmark: On Top of and Around Cape Kiwanda You could come to this part of the north Oregon coast 100 times and find something new every visit

Gift Certificate Guide for Oregon Coast: Ultimate Holiday Ideas In order to really impress a loved one while still shopping from the relaxed confines of your own computer, you'll want to consider giving the gift of part of the Oregon coast

High Wind Watch Issued for Oregon Coast Wednesday, Thursday The affected areas include Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Garibaldi, Oceanside, Tillamook, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Yachats and Florence

Oregon Coast History: Life Before Highway 101, When Beaches Were Roads We don't always know how lucky we have it here in Oregon, with pristine beaches open to everyone

Gooey, Trippy Beach Surprises After an Oregon Coast Storm Discoveries in Cannon Beach, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, geology, Yachats, Waldport, Florence, Newport.

Tree-Lighting Ceremonies Highlight the Season on Oregon Beaches Some tree-lighting ceremonies have already taken place along the Oregon coast, but more are coming right up: Astoria, Depoe Bay, Cannon Bsach, Yachats, Tillamook, Rockaway Beach

Lincoln City, Oregon Boasts Charming and Relaxed Holiday Shopping Events Shopping just got a little more cozy on the central Oregon coast, with the town of Lincoln City providing some opportunities for Christmas cheer in some unique ways.

The Best Musical Soundtrack for Exploring the Oregon Coast Srong suggestions for musical soundtracks while driving around the Oregon coast and sucking in the sights. Deal with it. Read on.

Central Oregon Coast Stormwatching Highlights Watching those waves wallop the shoreline is mesmerizing and wowing – and Newport has a ton of places to watch such oceanic melee

Newport, Oregon Bay Lights Up with Boat Parade 19th annual Light Boat Parade takes to Newport's Yaquina Bay on December 1

The Misty Mysteries of an Oregon Lighthouse: Tillamook Rock The truth that sits behind the legends one of the more well known yet cryptic attractions of the Oregon coast: the Tillamook Rock Lighthouse

Oregon Coast Storm Roundup: Traffic, Winds, Power Outages Huge winds, monster rain, even bigger waves and a few traffic nightmares punctuated this gargantuan storm along the Oregon coast Monday

Odd Oregon Coast Facts: Have Your Bull Kelp - and Eat it Too Oh, the mysterious of the massive bull kelp along the Oregon coast. So many facets. So much confusion.

High Wind Warning and Flood Watch Issued for Oregon Coast NWS has issued a high wind warning for parts of the Oregon coast, which lasts longer on the central coast than the north coast.

Oregon Officials: Damaging Winds Possible on Coast, Portland, Inland Gusts in coastal communities may be up around 70 mph; Portland to get 45 mph gusts

Anatomy of a Sneaker Wave on Oregon Coast: Time Lapse Video It's further proof just how dangerous Oregon coast sneaker waves can be - and how they can truly live up to their name

North Coast News: Cannon Beach Food Fest, Hotel Honors Great news for foodies who love the Oregon coast and for those who just love to come out here for any reason

Lincoln City, Oregon News: Historic Theater Threatened, Chowder Winners A bit of good news and bad out of the central Oregon coast, but it all could still have a happy ending

Central Coast December Preview: Holidays in Yachats, Florence There is lots to love in the central Oregon coast towns of Florence and Yachats in early winter

Salps on North Oregon Coast: an Interesting Beach Find Surprises Expert Salps are amazing animals, though in appearance they resemble jellyfish, they are more closely related to fish

Season Highlights of N. Coast: Cannon Beach, Seaside Two of the most charming holiday vibes happen on the north Oregon coast at Seaside and Cannon Beach

December N. Coast Preview: Tillamook, Manzanita, Pacific City, Rockaway Beach Tillamook, Rockaway Beach, Manzanita, Nehalem, Pacific City and Garibaldi all begin to bubble over with holiday cheer.

Astoria, Oregon in December: Coastal Holiday Preview December shows up with plenty of holiday fun and frivolity in Astoria, and here is just a sampling

Oregon Debris Team Holds Cleanups, Needs Volunteers Oregon's Marine Debris Team has issued a report about recent activities and a heads up about more opportunities to either help monitor certain areas of the Oregon coast for debris or actual cleanups.

Holiday Preview: Lincoln City, Oregon in December Few things compare to the holidays in the central Oregon coast resort of Lincoln City

North Coast Resumes Haystack Lecture Series with Fascinating Lineup Cannon Beach Library is again presenting its sixth season of the World of Haystack Rock Lecture series, a staple of fascinating facts every year

Crazy Weather Surprises of a Typical Oregon Coast Fall Day Spend 24 hours on the Oregon coast during fall and you may see the entire gamut of weather possibilities

Central Oregon Coast Boasts Native American Festival This Weekend Lincoln City Cultural Center will be celebrating Native American Heritage with a free afternoon festival on November 10, 2012

Oregon Officials Report Good Conditions for Crabbing, Clamming Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife released its latest outlook on crabbing and clamming on the Oregon coast, and the news is good

Oregon Coast an Odd Mix of Stormy Waves and Warm Temps It was like summer and winter at the same time on the central Oregon coast Monday

Storm Season Makes a Splash on Oregon Coast You don't need howling winds or driving rain, really. Just add ocean water and really big waves like the kind found this week, and bam - instant Pacific drama

Historical Holiday Items on Display on Central Oregon Coast A collection of historical postcards from Halloween and Thanksgiving is now on display in Newport

Lincoln City, Oregon Chowder Cook-Off Gets Bigger This Year Chefs from all around the northwest will gather on the central Oregon coast on November 10 to compete for the title of best chowder

Watching Storms Safely on the Oregon Coast Ccoastal officials get fairly worried when this part of the year comes along, as beach safety is a concern year-round, but even more so when those attractive, monster waves start rolling in

Curious, Mind-Bending Views Come from Different Angles Near Yachats, Oregon Cape Perpetua soars upwards and yields an endless array of Oregon coast surprises around it

What Ghosts Gather Around Fort Stevens, N. Coast The spirit of an army man supposedly wanders the north Oregon coast, showing up in some fairly disparate places

N. Oregon Coast Under Flood Advisory Until Wednesday The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flood advisory for much of the north Oregon coast, including Tillamook, Nehalem, Manzanita, Seaside, Cannon Beach and Astoria.

Oregon's Pacific Ocean Area Enters Beachcombing Season with Plenty of Oddities Beachcombing season seems to have arrived on the Oregon coast, and part of the proof of this is a wide range of fun and funky things found: Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Warrenton, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Gleneden Beach, Newport, Waldport and Yachats

Oregon Coast, Portland Weather: an 'Atmospheric River' This Week Meteorologists say five to ten inches of rain may hit the Oregon coast through Wednesday

Tsunami Advisory for Southern, Central Oregon Coast Lifted The earthquake has also created a minor alert for the southern Oregon coast

Question About Oregon Sighting: Meteor or Iridium Flare Was it the flare of a satellite or a meteor seen above a north Oregon coast town

Portland, Coast, Valleys to Get Loads of Rain, Says NWS Bulletin The National Weather Service has issued a special statement about a whole lotta rain coming to the Portland area, as well as Oregon coast range, the beaches, the Gorge and the Cascades,

Highlights of Depoe Bay in Recent Months Documented in Video There was lots to see along the central Oregon coast in recent months, especially with the run of exceptional weather making for some cajoling conditions

An Oregon Winter Highlight: Yachats Celtic Fest in November Tickets have already gone on sale for the massive Yachats Celtic Music Festival, now in its 11th year in the tiny Oregon coast village, Nov. 9 - 11

Rockaway's Recent Remarkable Discoveries Rockaway Beach sits spread out over seven miles of exquisite and pristine sands.

Musical Journey of Kurt Weill Featured in Lincoln City, Oregon This Week The sometimes quirky, heady music of German-American composer and playwright Kurt Weill will be the subject of a special concert in Lincoln City

Roadwork on N. Oregon Coast, Hwy 26, Means Minor Delays Various road construction projects are still ongoing along the north Oregon coast, and one will create some delays between Portland and the coast later next week

Wowing Little Jellyfish Wind Up on N. Oregon Beaches They are called comb jellies or sea gooseberries at times

Extravagant Newport Foodie Event Puts the Oyster on a Pedestal Some 7,000 oysters will be served by at least 13 chefs from the central coast on Saturday, November 3

N. Coast Time Lapse: Manzanita, Wheeler, Cannon Beach, Seaside The latest video experiment from Oregon Coast Beach Connection shows some fascinating things happening with the scenery that we see everyday

Bizarre and Rare Crab Now on Display on N. Oregon Coast It was a crab with three pinchers on one of its arms, a deformity that no one at the Seaside Aquarium has ever seen

That Which Glows Near Florence, Oregon: Neptune's Beach As the last warm rays of summer hit parts of the central Oregon coast in early October, some extraordinary things happened

Newport in November: Fall Events Preview on the Coast The holidays become the focus in much of the central coast town, and there’s lots of music, arts and other ways to have fun in an already-action packed place.

Night of Spooks Coming to Oregon Coast Aquarium The spooks and goblins will take over the Oregon Coast Aquarium on October 27 for the annual Creatures of the Night

November Preview: Astoria, Oregon Remains a Hotbed of Activity The north Oregon coast town of Astoria knows how to keep you warm that month with lots of events involving music, food, wine, the start of the holidays and even some hunting for mushrooms at a historic Lewis & Clark site

Oregon Whale Numbers Stunning This Last Month Some stunning numbers of whales sightings have been reported in the last month, thanks to that cozy and cajoling run of great weather the Oregon coast experienced much of the time

North Coast Shines in November: Seaside, Cannon Beach Events Preview November highlights in Cannon Beach and Seaside include big festivals, as well as loads of live music, food and wine events, and then a nice, steady flow of holiday events at the end of the month

Oregon Officials Report on Crabbing, Clams, Birds - and Bugs Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) recently issued a report on outdoor recreational possibilities along the Oregon coast

November on the Central Coast: Lincoln City Events Preview Lincoln City keeps up the pace with plenty of events revolving around food, live theater, the arts, glass floats, history and even a reggae festival at the cusp of winter. Lincoln City lodging, dining

Oregon Coast Weather This Week: Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow The National Weather Service even forecasting mostly sunny skies by midweek

Issue Has Expired on Bridge Between Washington and Oregon Coast Emergency work and high winds have closed the Astoria-Megler Bridge until further notice, according to ODOT

Yachats, Florence in November: Oregon Coast Winter Preview If you want plenty of wintry coastal fun, then hanging out in the central Oregon coast towns of Florence and Yachats will be your ticket in November

November Preview: North Coast Events in Rockaway, Manzanita, Tillamook, Garibaldi November brings bundles of new aspects to the north coast towns of Tillamook County, with a hefty helping of holiday events around Thanksgiving

Cannon Beach, Oregon Showed Extraordinary Sides in Recent Months Some spots on the Oregon coast had more distinctive aspects, and Cannon Beach was definitely among them.

Big Seas, Waves Coming to Oregon Coast Early Next Week Some big waves and swells are coming to the beaches of Oregon this weekend – the first in a long while, as conditions have been abnormally calm this year. Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Nehalem, Wheeler, Rockaway, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Waldport, Yachats and Florence.

Roundup of Oregon Coast Whale Numbers from Summer 2012 - Numbers from the Whale Watch Center from this summer indicate some up and down sighting patterns throughout the summer, but by and large it's been good.

Big Weather Change Coming for Portland, Washington and Coast All that sunshine and pleasant weather around the Portland area, the Willamette Valley and the Oregon coast will be shifting with the winds of change by Friday. Cannon Beach, Seaside, Astoria, Lincoln City, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Tillamook, Depoe Bay, Newport, Yachats and Florence

Searching for Ghosts on Oregon's Coastline The beaches of Oregon present plenty of opportunity for paranormal exploration

Upcoming Highlights at North Oregon Coast's Hoffman Center Include Celtic The little north Oregon coast town of Manzanita has some fascinating features coming up this month and early in November

Live and Dead Salmon Sharks Show Up on North Oregon Coast This is the fifth juvenile salmon shark to come ashore in this area in the last two months

Intriguing Translucent Find on Oregon Beach a Bit of a Mystery A freaky find of something worm-like on the north Oregon coast has the experts a bit puzzled, but signs are pointing to it being a fairly rare occurrence

Major Mushroom Fest Set for Yachats, Central Coast The small central Oregon coast town goes maniacal about the mushroom on October 19 to 21 with the Yachats Mushroom Fest

Lincoln City, Oregon Celebrates the Kite with Enormous Flair Kite fliers from around the northwest and beyond will gather at the D River Wayside in Lincoln City on October 13 and 14

More Unusual Beach Access on Central Oregon Coast High sand levels are letting you see incredibly rare sights around Depoe Bay, Yachats and down closer to Florence.

Mushroom Fest and Feast on Central Oregon Coast Blossoms in October The small central Oregon coast town goes maniacal about the mushroom on October 19 to 21 with the Yachats Mushroom Fest

Oregon's Pacific Ocean Shores Show Remarkable Colors in September It's been an unusually calm and warm September along the Oregon coast, even for the time of year that's known for this

Cajoling Weather Conditions Continue on Oregon Beaches They call it the Second Summer on the Oregon coast right now - and it's living up to the name

Chasing the Harvest Moon Up the Central Oregon Coast September's full moon is called the Harvest Moon, referring to the fact it's the full moon that comes closest to the first day of fall

Unusually High Sand Level Events Continue on Oregon Beaches High sand levels have kept the tide line away from normally-dangerous Maxwell Point and longer than usual

Moon Halos Hover Over Central Oregon Coast Some brilliant examples of a moon halo were seen above Depoe Bay and Gleneden Beach in the wee hours of Friday

The Glow of Garibaldi, Oregon: Nocturnal Wanderings of Tillamook Bay The little town of Garibaldi has a glow to it after the sun goes down - a host of curious shades and colors that explode all over this north Oregon coast village

Oregon Wildlife Officials Report on Coastal Clams, Crabs From crabbing, clamming to checking out tide pools, the news is pretty good along the Oregon coastline, and it will get even better soon

Tsunami Debris Adds Glitch to Oregon Beach and River Cleanup The big SOLVE cleanup on Oregon beaches and river recreation areas brought out more than 4,000 volunteers around the entire state this weekend

Small Bear Scare on Central Oregon Coast Campground The thieving beast was seen rummaging around in someone's trash and making off with a chunk of food

Oregon Coast Whale Numbers for August, Early September The long bouts of calm weather have resulted in not just a flood of tourists on the coast but lots of whales too

The Things That Seaside, Oregon Hides After Dusk Even on a cloudy, slightly murky day like Tuesday, there's a lot going on after the sun goes down than many people will ever see or notice

Lincoln City, Oregon Motel Flourishes After Rare Beach Tornado A freak storm ripped the roof off in what was determined to be a very rare tornado touchdown on the Oregon coast

Newport, Depoe Bay Preview for October You'll love the central Oregon coast towns of Newport and Depoe Bay during this spectacular month

Sand Levels Pulling More Surprises on Oregon Coast Sand levels have risen again in spots like Cannon Beach and Arch Cape to reveal some quire rare facets of those beaches

Astoria, Oregon Preview: October Scares Up Delightful Events The very northernmost tip of the Oregon coast stays warmer in more ways than one in October

Shooting Stars, Other Galactic Fun Above N. Oregon Coast This weekend has proven to be filled with a variety of surprises in nature along the Oregon coast, including a few at night

Free Admission to Major Oregon Coast Landmark on Sept 29 The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area will host a day of special events and waive entrance fees

Lincoln City, Oregon: A Quick Exploration Wander this part of the central Oregon coast just briefly and you'll quickly become amazed by the pristine quality of its beaches.

October on Oregon Coast: Rockaway Beach, Pacific City, Manzanita, Tillamook A look ahead to events on the north Oregon coast in October, in the Tillamook County towns of Pacific City, Oceanside, Tillamook, Bay City, Garibaldi, Rockaway Beach and Manzanita.

Lincoln City, Oregon Events Preview for October: Early Fall Sizzles So much central Oregon coast, so little time. You could accuse Lincoln City, Oregon of being a lot of this pretty problem.

Looking Ahead: Cannon Beach, Seaside in October The north Oregon coast doesn’t begin to shut down for the winter season in October. Indeed, this is still part of the warmest time of the year on these beaches

October on the Oregon Coast: Florence, Yachats Preview There’s a boatload of fun to be had in the towns of Florence, Yachats and Waldport in October.

Oregon Coast Cleanup on Sept 22 Has Added Urgency Because of Tsunami Debris The Fall Beach and Cleanup takes place all over the Oregon coast that day, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., as well as many coastal rivers and inland riverside shores.

Special Dinner Cruise on Oregon Coast Benefits Habitats You can help support restoration and conservation efforts on the central Oregon coast and have a great time on a boat with a Yaquina River dinner cruise for the MidCoast Watersheds Council on Sunday, September 16

Unique Visions of a Unique Oregon Lighthouse: Cape Meares Atop the basalt cliff of Cape Meares sits the magnificent lighthouse att only 38 feet tall

Sept 22 Event Needs Volunteers to Help Butterflies on Central Oregon Coast A program aims to help an endangered butterfly on the Oregon coast by asking the public to help plant violets near Yachats

Astronomy, Equinox Highlights for September in Oregon - Portland, the Coast Oregon and Washington will get an eyeful of the autumnal equinox, Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, the Big Dipper and the moon

Fun and Fascinating Changes at Pacific City, Cape Kiwanda This Season At some spots along the Oregon coast some truly remarkable things happened, like beaches around Pacific City, Cannon Beach or Oceanside

Weird Fall Weather: Look for Summer on the Coast Through October It's likely the most attractive, enticing time of year on the Oregon coast, with the warmest weather and most tempting conditions

Wandering Rockaway Beach: the Sandy Wonder at a Second Glance A longtime Oregon coast vacation spot, one with a history literally going back to the beginning of the last century, Rockaway Beach is seven miles of gorgeous sand and a myriad of wowing wonders

Warm Even Hot Weather Streak Coming to Portland, Oregon Coast Highs around 70 degrees, and low winds that could make it feel like around 80 or more on the beaches.

Remnants of Doomsday Monster Seen All Around Oregon Coast Massive lava flows once scorched this area,ironically giving rise to much of the diverse beauty we now enjoy - but it's all related to a super volcano that may still end life on Earth

Exploring the Central Oregon Coast: Different Ways to Look at Lincoln City A huge variety of other attractions than the sand occupy Lincoln City, but really it's the beaches that are the real star

Delights are in the Details at Yachats The sleepy central Oregon coast village of Yachats gets you immediately spellbound with its intricate, rocky shapes

Oregon Coast Whale Reports for August Whale sightings continued to be spectacular and rather close to shore in August, according to various witnesses along the central Oregon coast.

Two Tsunami Debris Cleanup Days for Oregon Coast in September The Oregon Marine Debris Team has set the Netarts Spit Cleanup for September 8, while the north jetty at Newport will have its debris cleaning party the following day on September 9.

Bird Watching Good on Oregon Coast, but Some Species Worry Scientists There is some good news for bird watchers along the Oregon coast, but some bad news as well for some species

Arresting Views of Indian Beach, Ecola, at Cannon Beach Cannon Beach's Ecola State Park and its Indian Beach are a major attraction for the Oregon coast, with bundles of hiking, surfing and beachcombing

Glimpses of an Oregon Coast Classic: Yaquina Head Lighthouse in Newport The tallest of the lighthouses on the Oregon coast sits in Newport: the Yaquina Head Lighthouse

Computer Program Calculates Extinction Level Event on Oregon Coast - or Not Ever wondered what an extinction level event might look like if it started somewhere around the Oregon coast?

Nature in Fascinating Form on Beaches Lately A variety of interesting things are going on this summer along the Oregon coast, enough that it's going to surprise many regulars to the region

Weekend of Traffic, Lodging Problems for North Oregon Coast With the massive Hood to Coast Relay event happening along Highway 30, Highway 26 and Seaside and Astoria this weekend, ODOT and Oregon State Police are asking the public to watch the roads to the north coast and the northern edge of Highway 101.

Constant Killer Views Abound Near Florence Between Yachats and Florence is a 25-mile-long stretch of deserted beaches, niches and sandy or rocky nooks and crannies

Extremely Calm Waves Making a Splash on Oregon Coast Recently It's been so mellow some locals on the coast have said the waves are so small it's like a pond.'

Romantic Walks and Great Makeout Spots on the Oregon Coast You can't surpass the Oregon coast for the cuddle factor.

Masses of Pelicans Reported on Some Parts of N. Oregon Coast Parts of Seaside's shoreline has been seeing some frenzied bird activity – because, in turn, of even more frenzied baitfish activity in the area

Cannon Beach Cottage Tour Gives Historical Look at North Coast Town The Cannon Beach History Center and Museum is gearing up for its ninth annual Cottage Tour, Sept 8 and 9

Lincoln City's Road's End Beaches Full of Surprises The Road's End area of Lincoln City is at the very northern edge of town, jutting right up against the headland that often gets mistaken for Cascade Head

Oceanside, Oregon: Astounding Examples of Then and Now The one thing that stays the same on the Oregon coast is that it constantly changes

Photo Essay: Reflections On - and In - the Oregon Coast Those magical moments when sky, sea and sand meet in really unique ways: when the beach itself hosts the very image of the sky

Labor Day Highlights on Oregon Coast That crazed, final weekend of summer means a mad dash for the Oregon coast, and the region is prepared to host the hordes and greet them with a bevy of fun events over the holiday

Oregon Coast Whale Sighting Numbers High, Include Humpbacks Whale watching along the coastline has been exceptional in recent weeks, especially during the incredibly calm conditions that were typical of the area

More Reasons to Meander Around Manzanita You could literally spend days just bouncing around the beaches and the nooks and crannies of this north Oregon coast town and never get bored

September Fun for North Coast: Tillamook, Pacific City, Rockaway, Manzanita Preview September, known as the “Second Summer” on the Oregon coast, is crammed with bundles of things to do in the little towns of Garibaldi, Pacific City, Rockaway Beach, Manzanita, Wheeler and Nehalem.

Oregon Coast Part of Excessive Heat Watch The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued an Excessive Heat Watch for the north Oregon coast and the southern Washington coast on Thursday

Oregon Coast Explorations: Tiny Garibaldi is Gargantuan in Distractions There is much more to the tiny town of Garibaldi than the gigantic G that overlooks this sleepy north Oregon coast fishing village

North Coast in September: Astoria Events Preview Indeed, the elder statesman of the west coast and Oregon, Astoria, has bundles of happenings

Photo Postcards from Depoe Bay: Summer on the Central Coast In and around Depoe Bay, the stunning imagery just keeps flowing like a constant incoming tide of tremendous beauty from the Oregon coast

Post-Summer Glee in Lincoln City: Oregon Coast September Preview September is the warmest weather along the Oregon coast, and following suit in the pursuit of a good time is Lincoln City

North Oregon Coast Early Fall Preview: September in Cannon Beach, Seaside Looking for a kicked-back way to enjoy the famed “Second Summer” on the north Oregon coast?

Astounding Sights and Sounds Between Cannon Beach and Manzanita For those intrepid explorers of the Oregon coast it's a goldmine of fantastic sights and discoveries

Oregon Coast in September: Yachats, Florence Previews Now comes the sweetest season on the Oregon coast, and Yachats and Florence are no shirkers in adding to the post-summer fun

Captivating and Unusual Sights from Central Oregon Coast Visual revelations and discoveries you can make along the Oregon coast, such as one recent photo safari revealed

Oregon Coast Officials Clarify Rules, Laws on Seals and Sea Lions The National Marine Fisheries Service has guidelines for what not to do when it comes to approaching seals and sea lions

Shooting Stars Make a Growing Show in Oregon Skies The peak of the big meteor showers of the year is just days away, and OMSI will host two viewing parties of the stellar phenomenon on August 12 in the Columbia Gorge and the Oregon coast range

Oregon Coast Officials Need Help for Tsunami Debris Mess on Netarts Spit Oregon officials are reporting an unusually large inundation of foam and plastic debris hitting the Netarts Spit, and several agencies are putting out a call for volunteers to help clean up this mess

Oregon Coast Whale Sighting Numbers for Early July The Whale Watch Center in Depoe Bay issued a report of whale sightings along the Oregon coast for early July

Some Oregon Coast Beaches Seeing Enormously High Sand Levels - Summer always brings higher sand levels to the beaches of Oregon, and this year means some remarkable changes for some parts of the coast.

Removal of Oregon Coast Tsunami Dock Remains Steady Workers from Ballard Diving and Salvage made considerable progress on their first day of removing the tsunami dock from a central Oregon coast beach

Oregon Officials on Coastal Crabs, Clams and Shellfish Right Now An extensive report was just issued by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) regarding crabbing, clams and other recreational activities

Oregon Coast Picks for the First Week of August A major heatwave is on the way, and that's just the tip of the iceberg for the floodgates of fun happening on the Oregon coast as August begins

Central Oregon Coast Surprises Yesterday - and Night Some remarkable minus tides recently, reports of extraordinary whale sightings, and the weather has been nothing but thoroughly cooperative lately on the Oregon coast

Details and Delights of an Oregon Landmark: Exploring Rockaway Beach This is the calm and cozy sandy wonder from the Oregon coast, boasting seven miles of soft granules and a kind of 1800's Old West look against an ocean backdrop

That Beachy, Forested Wilderness Between Manzanita and Cannon Beach An intricate Oregon coast oasis of the untamed and rugged in between two very civilized worlds

NOAA Presence on Oregon Coast Celebrated with Tuna Cook-Off in August It's a combination of small town Americana picnic, but on a bay, and an Iron Chef competition with local tuna.

Cavalcade of Unearthly Geologic Delights S. of Yachats Almost smack dab in the very middle of the Oregon coast, where Lincoln County merges imperceptibly into Lane County, there are 25 miles of practically hidden spots that allow you to really get away from it all

Major Triathlon on Central Oregon Coast on August 4 Dozens and dozens of athletes compete and race on the Oregon coast along a course that includes swimming, running and biking

'Amazing Race' on Oregon Coast Boasts Heady Challenges On August 11, Newport will not just put on its running shoes with the Second Annual Amazing Race but contestants will put on their thinking caps as well

Oregon Coast Team Responds to Dolphin on Washington Beach Marine Mammal Stranding Network responded to a creature a bit out of his element on Monday night: a beached dead dolphin

Central Oregon Coast Celebrates Its Part in Ken Kesey Movie Actor Paul Newman and a horde of film industry workers descended on the central Oregon coast towns of Kernville, Siletz, Depoe Bay and Newport for three months in 1970

August Preview: Events in Rockaway Beach, Tillamook, Pacific City, Manzanita, Wheeler The end of summer always puts on a show around the beaches of the Oregon coast, and so do the north coast towns of Pacific City, Rockaway Beach, Tillamook, Manzanita, Garibaldi, Bay City, Wheeler and Oceanside

Dynamic Oregon Coast: July's Changes Documented Early summer on these beaches was captured in camera recently and showed some extraordinary dynamics of nature

Another Oregon Coast Misunderstanding Goes Viral on Facebook Sometime on Friday, Netarts Grocery posted a particularly wacky photo of an RV stuck in the surf to its Facebook page

Interesting Creatures Sighted Along Oregon Coast Recently Possible dolphin sightings, a humpback whale or two, a Fin whale perhaps, a beached shark – all the way down to tiny creatures laying strangely shaped egg

An Oregon Coast Treasure: the Stone Shelter at Cape Perpetua Along these hiking paths near Yachats is the famed stone shelter that overlooks a vast vista of ocean and sky

Literally a Front Row Seat to the Oregon Coast: Depoe Bay's Rocky Creek Rocky Creek Wayside is essentially a set of cliffs that zig-zag along this part of the central Oregon coast between Newport and Depoe Bay

Live Shark Rescued from N. Oregon Coast Beach A Soupfin Shark (Galeorhinus galeus) that was still alive and kicking, and biting

Two Weeks Left to View Oregon Coast Tsunami Dock Starting July 31, a Vancouver company will begin dismantling the structure with a tragic origin and state officials are warning that will create some considerable road backups in the area

New Way to See North Oregon Coast Lodgings: View Them Under Starlight Staying the night at the Oregon coast is definitely among life's finest pleasures

Last Blast of Summer in Newport, Depoe Bay: Event Preview Summer on the central Oregon coast means bundles of activities to engage in

Solar Storm Latest: Slim Chance of Northern Lights in Portland, Oregon Coast A series of massive solar activity happening right now may have allowed you to see the Northern Lights in Oregon had the weather decided to cooperate a little better

Oregon Officials Need More Volunteers to Patrol, Clean the Coast of Tsunami Debris A call for volunteers is being sent out to the public to not only help clean up the debris but patrol the beaches of Oregon.

Oregon Coast's Last Month of Summer: Yachats and Florence Events Indulge in massive doses of summer fun on the central Oregon coast in August

Oregon Marine Debris Team Asks for Volunteers to Help Clean Beaches It's a call for volunteers from four major organizations that look out for the Oregon coast – a need for citizens to come out and help patrol and clean up the beaches

Central Oregon Coast in August: Lincoln City in Late Summer Lincoln City hosts a variety of outdoor and indoors events that go way beyond its tranquil beaches

Oregon Coast August Preview: Cannon Beach, Seaside, Astoria Seaside, Cannon Beach and Astoria continue their summer sizzle with a ton of events in the realms of music, food, art, outdoors and even something for those interested in surfing and history on the Oregon coast

Help for Tsunami Debris Cleanup Needed This Weekend on N. Oregon Coast An unusual amount of foam and plastic tsunami debris at the southern end of Pacific City is creating a call to arms of sorts

Oregon Coast Picks of the Week: Mid July Cannon Beach, Seaside, Rockaway Beach, Yachats, Newport and Lincoln City all have a massive dose of ways to enjoy yourself on the Oregon coast when you're not on the beaches

Oregon Coast Virtual Tour: Secretive Happy Camp and Its Beginnings People often first discover this little place called Happy Camp quite by accident. It's not obvious there's a beach here

Oregon Coast in Blue: Summer is Good to Lincoln City This past week has been nothing but stunning on the central Oregon coast. where agreeable temperatures, calm winds and lots of sun seemed to deepen the color of the ocean tenfold.

Agate Hunting Surprise on Oregon Coast at Cape Kiwanda Even though it's summer, some prime agate hunting occurred in a few spots around the Oregon coast recently

Oregon Coast View to Forever: Top of Cape Perpetua On a clear day you really can see forever up here on the top of Cape Perpetua.

Two Days of Oregon Coast Fireworks: the Holiday in Waldport and Yachats If you plan it right sometimes, you can engage in three days of fireworks and Independence Day celebrations along the Oregon coast

Strikingly Different Angles on the Oregon Coast Tsunami Dock Such a photo of the dock, in this eerie, darkly spiritual state, is perhaps the only appropriate way to view it

Seeing the Oregon Coast from Space and Vice Versa Sometimes, however, even more spectacular is taking in the entire universe from these especially scenic shores

Holiday Week a Dose of True Summer Weather for Portland, Oregon Coast The saying around these parts is that summer doesn't really start until the day after July 4, but this time around those pundits will be put in their place

Oregon Coast Lodging Openings for Fourth of July Oregon Coast Beach Connection has contacted approximately 1,000 lodgings around the coast and has received only a comparative handful of openings for the holiday

N. Oregon Coast Theater Production Has New Take on Princess Tale KALA presents singer/songwriter performance artist Mindy Dillard in an electric one-woman musical storyscape

Call 211 for Tsunami Debris on Oregon Beaches; Other Ways to Help State officials have implemented a network of drop-off sites for the unique form of litter and have announced the implementation of a special 211 phone number

Oregon Experts Report on Crabbing, Clamming, Minus Tides on the Coast ODFW issued some reports on clamming and crabbing around the beaches

Oregon Coast Whale Sighting Numbers for June Include Orcas Since the beginning of the month, there have been at least 60 official whale sightings

Oregon Wildlife Officials on Birds and Baby Seals Right Now ODFW recently released statements about the increasing presence of baby seals on the Oregon coast and about bird watching

Summer Fun on Oregon Coast with Wildlife Events Near Pacific City The Nestucca Bay National Wildlife Refuge, just south of Pacific City, is opening wide its doors to all kinds of outdoors experiences

Reality of Debris Off Oregon Coast: Spotting It Early Not Likely Questions about how to prepare for larger objects are posing a host of problems, and the realities are complex

Central Oregon Coast in Otherworldly Colors There is so much more than meets the eye of the usual beholder along the Oregon coast

Odd Delights of Oregon Coast Summer They Never Talk About From the Green Flash at Sunset, glowing sand at night, to even shooting stars and a bug-eating plant

New Aquarium Creature Makes a Splash on N. Oregon Coast This Red Rock Crab has some remarkably bright colors on his own, but some other creatures have decided to make a moving home out of his exterior

Oregon Coast First Day of Summer Ends with Green Flash, Shooting Stars, Glowing Sand The longest day of the year on the Oregon coast did indeed cap itself off with the famed Green Flash at Sunset, then showed off shooting stars, glowing sand and even massive Milky Way floating over the beach

World War II Aircraft Rides Now Offered on N. Oregon Coast Tillamook Air Museum now features airplane rides in a few select vintage aircraft on two days per month from now until September

Where a Japanese Sub Fired on Oregon: Battery Russell and Fort Stevens It turned out to be a Japanese submarine that had fired at Fort Stevens in the dead of night

Summer Solstice in Oregon on Wednesday; Even More Sunlight on Beaches Wednesday, June 20, summer officially begins that day at 4:09 PDT - including here on the Oregon coast.

Almost Aerial on the Coast: Wowing Visions from Viewpoints Fantastic for checking out the sights while huddled in the warmth of your car during a storm, but also invaluable for looking for whales

Mysteries and Surprises of an Oregon Coast Landmark: the Devil's Punchbowl Every once in a blue moon, that oh-so revered Oregon coast landmark, the Devil's Punchbowl, does something even more extraordinary

July and Summer Preview: Depoe Bay, Newport, Oregon There are bundles of activities at the local aquarium, farmer’s markets, belly dancing and a variety of different outdoor bits of fun that will surprise and cajole

Fourth of July, Independence Day Fun on the Oregon Coast; Travel Tips Some aren't even held on July 4, allowing you the luxury of extending your firework festivities.

Oregon Coast Preview: Summer in the Lincoln City July has a full event roster, with plenty of culinary happenings, music and outdoors fun - including some nifty crabbing how-to's

July Coast Summer Preview: Manzanita, Tillamook, Pacific City, Rockaway Beach It’s the middle of summer and Tillamook County knows how to party it up

Central Coast Summer: July in Florence, Yachats Florence definitely heats up for mid-summer, as does the ultra-charming burgh of Yachats

Cavalcade of Cute on the Coast: Baby Seals on Oregon Beaches The north Oregon coast was the recipient of a few adorable moments this past week, heralding the season of baby seals for these beaches

Oregon Officials: Not All Asian Debris on the Coast is from Tsunami In spite of a few rather high-profile and quite large items that have been proven to be from last year's tsunami in Japan, there does not seem to be a provable trend that indicates the Oregon coast is now receiving a deluge of debris

Oregon Coast Whale Sighting Stats for May, Early June The Whale Watch Center in Depoe Bay released its notes this week on recent whale sightings and numbers

Summer Coast Preview: July in Seaside, Cannon Beach, Astoria As summer kicks into high gear on the north Oregon coast, bundles of possibilities for fun also explode - quite literally

Whale Sightings Off Oregon Beaches Stay Somewhat High Sometimes as many as ten a day are being seen on the central Oregon coast, and that's usually a good benchmark for the rest of the region

Harmful Species Now a Worry on Oregon Coast The dock torn from Misawa, Japan during the devastating tsunami last year has had a few hitchikers on its way to the Oregon coast this week

Misty Moments Above the Oregon Coast: Cape Lookout Trailhead Cape Lookout is the middle promontory of the Three Capes Route, between Oceanside and Pacific Ctiy

Oregon Coast Scientists Now Play Waiting Game with Invasive Species Creatures living on it could pose major risks to ecosystems of beaches, bays and the near-shore waters of the Oregon coast

Officials Report Whale Sightings Along Oregon Coast Quite Good The Whale Watch Center in Depoe Bay is reporting nice numbers of whale sightings these days - sometimes around ten a day

Tsunami Debris Poses Varied Problems for Oregon Coast Is this a sign that the floodgates have opened for the much-discussed tsunami debris arriving here? Is this a harbinger of how big some of the debris will be?

Dock on Oregon Coast is from Japanese Tsunami: Dangers Exist A derelict dock found washed ashore on the central Oregon coast has been determined to be from Japan; officials offer warnings

Skies in Oregon Allow Photographing of Transit of Venus Weather more or less cooperated in Oregon today for what is the last chance for anyone alive to catch a rather distinctive and impressive solar event: the transit of Venus across the sun

More Spectacular Minus Tides for Oregon Coast in June A rather large series of minus tides are happening throughout this month

Historic Oregon Coast Journey Re-enactment Calls for Vintage Cars This trek, made by the four men called Pathfinders in 1912, will be re-enacted on July 20 as part of a special historic celebration

Intricate Oregon Coast Oddities: Surreal Slabs of Ona Beach Ona Beach is among the strangest beaches on the Oregon coast, smothered in a long line of angular oddities made of basalt

Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad Starts Regular Summer Train Rides The sound of an antique steam train and its iconic whistle and puffs of smoke will once more be chugging along the tracks of the north coast

N. Oregon Coast Program Calls for Volunteers with Special Session in Cannon Beach Haystack Awareness Program (HRAP) is calling for volunteers to help teach about these delightful creatures and about tide pools

Unusual Tourist to North Oregon Coast This one came to spend the night – but spend no money, and it would pay no room tax. This was a baby elephant seal that came to enjoy Oregon coast beaches this time.

Marathon on Oregon Coast Brings 900 Runners, Thousands of Spectators Some 900 runners will fill the streets of Newport this weekend, with the 14th annual Newport Marathon on June 2

NASA Astronaut Lands on Oregon Coast, Speaks at Convention The veteran of a long-duration mission aboard the International Space Station will be the featured speaker on June 2

A Half-Circle of Serious Fun: Seal Rock, on the Central Oregon Coast As you first meander down the walkway from the Seal Rock parking lot, you'll initially be greeted by this rather awe-inspiring sight. Distance between Newport, Waldport and Seal Rock

Nocturnal Revelations at a Secret Oregon Coast Spot Below, even at night, you can still see the whites of the breakers

Oregon Officials Warn Do Not Pick Up Wildlife in Forests, on Coast It's spring, and that means seals are molting, baby seals are resting on the shore and wildlife in coastal forests and especially inland are giving birth to their young

Oregon Coast Weather for Holiday Weekend Party sunny on Friday, some rain on Saturday and Sunday, and partly cloudy again on Memorial Day

Historic Milestone and Native Culture Celebrated on N. Oregon Coast Two Oregon coast landmarks are having some special happenings - one in Tillamook and the other in Seaside.

History Takes Front Seat on North Oregon Coast This Weekend One famous facility turns 75 years old this weekend, and another hosts a discussion of native American art from the north Oregon coast

Small Glimpses of Solar Eclipse in Portland and Oregon Coast In the Beaverton area, Oregon Coast Beach Connection staff caught a little bit of the blocked sun, which wound up looking like a crescent moon

Yachats, Oregon Coast: Where the Wild Waves Are Even in the calmest of conditions, Yachats puts on a show

Oregon Officials on Coastal Crabbing, Clamming ODFW recently issued a report on clamming and crabbing along the Oregon coast – with a mix of good news and bad news

Oregon Coast Recreation Report: Birds, Whales, Tides and a Solar Eclipse For those looking for whales, birds, tide pool creatures at low tides and even funky amphibians, the Oregon coast has got some prime viewing possibilities

Oregon Coast Early Summer: Pacific City, Tillamook, Rockaway, Garibaldi, Manzanita Those little north Oregon coast towns of Tillamook, Pacific City, Garibaldi, Rockaway Beach, Nehalem and Manzanita know how to start summer right

Oregon Coast Surprises: Sights and Sounds of Cape Kiwanda At around 18 million years old or so, the iconic north Oregon coast formation known as Cape Kiwanda is definitely showing its age

Oregon Coast Summer Preview: June in Newport, Depoe Bay The beaches are warming up – and so is the tourism hotspot of Newport and Depoe Bay

Solar Eclipse Coming to West Coast, Oregon The moon will move in front of the Sun on Sunday, May 20, bringing a partial eclipse to the Pacific Northwest, and hopefully the Oregon coast

Oregon Coast Memorial Weekend Highlights, Events Memorial Day Weekend is the kick-off to the high season on the Oregon coast, with so much to do. Here's just a sampling.

Central Oregon Coast Early Summer Preview: June in Lincoln City Early summer in Lincoln City means plenty of outdoor activities, the open air market, culinary classes, live music, theater, and a plethora of surprises

June Preview for Central Oregon Coast: Yachats, Florence Events Music, helicopters, sand castle-making, airplanes, wine tasting, golf and yes, Fourth of July fireworks

Oregon Coast Gets Lots of Sun This Week, Maybe Mid-70s A high pressure system that will linger in the area will keep things on the sunny and warm side for about a week

North Oregon Coast June Preview: Early Summer in Seaside, Cannon Beach Sandcastles, fun runs, art, music, golf tournaments, muscle cars and even the Fourth of July

Geology of an Oregon Coast Icon: Sweeping Cape Kiwanda Cape Kiwanda is actually a bit of an oddity along the Oregon coast: it's about the only major headland that is not made of basalt

Fun and Strange Oregon Coast Facts: When More Sand Can Mean Less The interesting thing about the beaches of the Oregon coast is that they never look the same from day to day

New Acquisitions at Aquariums on Oregon Coast Include Cute and Cuddly There's a new sea otter pup at the Oregon Coast Aquarium to wow the crowds with

Origin of an Oregon Coast Landmark: Devil's Punchbowl Did you ever wonder how the Depoe Bay-area landmark came to be? How it was formed?

Major Minus Tides on Oregon Coast Now Look for minus tides as low as around minus two feet at times in the early mornings

Mother's Day Highlights on the Oregon Coast From hotspots like Cannon Beach, Seaside or Lincoln City, to smaller pleasures like Garibaldi, Yachats or Neskowin, there are events and plenty of Mom's day specials at local lodgings.

Galactic Show Gets Better in Oregon, the Coast: Meteors, Planets and Super Moon Saturn, Venus, a meteor shower and the moon at its closest point this weekend

Recent Stellar Phenomena Photos from Oregon Coast and Portland Skies A roundup of some of the more stunning sights in the world of astronomy that can hit these beaches and the Portland area






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Three truly remarkable vacation homes are available, starting at $150 a night. The Gardner House is right above the ocean and has two apartments – one with two bedrooms and the other with one. There’s a stairway to the tide pools just below. The Pelican Cottage boasts panoramic ocean views from each room, a full kitchen, large living room and dining room, plus a patio on the first floor and a stunning deck on the second. The Cummings House has a fantastic view of the waves, one bedroom, full kitchen, living room and all the amenities. Conference rooms are available and Trollers Lodge is within close walking distance to all of Depoe Bay’s many attractions and eateries. 355 SW Hwy 101, Depoe Bay * (800) 472-9335 or (541) 765-2287. www.trollerslodge.com.


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