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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. Manzanita events

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. Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Nehalem, Wheeler, Rockaway, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Waldport, Yachats events, Florence

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. Manzanita events

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. Manzanita events

Oregon Coast Mysteries: 'Magic Rock' Beaches of Oregon Coast
They're nicknamed 'magic rocks,' and it's a puzzling, esoteric noise created by stones moving and crackling in the tide. Geology behind the noise; see and hear a video of Magic Rocks. Manzanita, Cannon Beach, Oceanside, Newport, Yachats, Tillamook

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. Manzanita events

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. Manzantia events

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. Manzanita events

Keys to Finding Last Minute Holiday Lodging on Oregon Coast
Travel advice for finding a place to stay over the Labor Day weekend. Lodging deals, Yachats, Newport, Depoe Bay, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Lincoln City, Pacific City, Oceanside, Rockaway Beach

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. Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Manzanita, Yachats, Cannon Beach, Seaside, Oceanside, Pacific City

Final Session of Oregon Coast Science Workshop Coming Up
Slightly inland 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. Manzanita events

N. Oregon Coast Film Night, Arts for Kids in Manzanita
Over the coming weeks, look for the famed Manzanita Film Series and an arts camp of sorts for kids. Manzanita events

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. Newport, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Yachats


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Manzanita Writers? Series continues Oct. 18
15 Oct 2014 at 3:37am
She lives in Portland, Oregon. Following Luna?s reading and Q&A ... October 16, 6:30 p.m. at the Manzanita Library. Everyone is invited to bring a friend to both events. The Manzanita Writers? Series is a program of the Hoffman Center and will be ...

World Class Celtic Group Performs N. Oregon Coast
14 Oct 2014 at 4:09am
(Manzanita, Oregon) ? 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's Hoffman Center on October 30. It's an evening of a bold new sound in that genre ...

Journeying Oregon?s New Marine Reserves by Bike: Cape Falcon (Part 1 of 5)
13 Oct 2014 at 12:14am
Oregon?s other four marine reserves ... We find a strong taste of that elemental attraction in Manzanita. The town?s main street rolls downhill, straight to the beach. It is lined with coffee shops, gift stores, cafes, markets, real estate offices ...

Of Cabbages and Kings: Manzanita Golf Course is a well-kept gem
7 Oct 2014 at 7:23pm
Bicyclists in low gear made their way up the grade to Neah-Kah-Nie Mountain, which presents the most awe-inspiring vista on the entire Oregon Coast. She and I had not played the Manzanita Golf Course since more than 20 years ago. I suspect we played the ...

Women's Club of Manzanita to hold first meeting
24 Sep 2014 at 3:24am
The Women?s Club of Manzanita will hold its first meeting of the 2014-15 ... Lunch will be provided and the program will be a speaker on the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad. This talk ties in with the Women?s Club ?Fall Splendor? activity, Saturday ...

Relishing Oregon?s radical literature
17 Sep 2014 at 10:00am
What unites Hults and Kesey, besides deeps roots in both Oregon and counterculture ... 20 will be The Cedar Shakes, a folk music duo from Manzanita who?ll perform songs prominently featured in ?Sometimes a Great Notion.? The book?s title comes ...

Authors and the Arts on N. Oregon Coast, Manzanita
8 Sep 2014 at 10:59pm
(Manzanita, Oregon) ? The Hoffman Center in Manzanita continues its integral and interesting contributions to north Oregon coast culture with an accolade-laden author and a show of poetry and the visual arts. Both happen during the coast's glorious ...

Central Oregon bike trail swampy classic
1 Sep 2014 at 11:01pm
one of my favorite stretches of singletrack in Central Oregon. I sped along the ridge, catching glimpses of Broken Top, South Sister and Tam McArthur Rim to the northwest. The trail alternated through sections of manzanita and forest before I arrived at ...

Yarn Crawl 101 to feature 14 shops along the Oregon coast
30 Aug 2014 at 10:00am
MANZANITA, Ore. ? Coastal knitting and crocheting shops will unite in mid-September, like an uncoiled skein of yarn stretching from Ocean Park, Wash. to Brookings, Ore. during the first ever Yarn Crawl 101. The crawl is designed to appeal to knitters ...


R.I.P., Susan Rathbun
by Tillamook County Pioneer
22 Oct 2014 at 7:49pm
A memorial service and celebration of life for Susan Rathbun, of Nehalem, is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 26 at St. Catherine Episcopal Church, located at 36335 U.S. Highway 101 between Nehalem and Manzanita. Susan Tate Rathbun was born on June 5, 1929 and died on Oct. 16, 2014. She is survived by her daughter Kathryn Rathbun, of Nehalem, as well as children Sydney McKay and Peter Rathbun, and four grandchildren. For many years, Susan authored a weekly newspaper column about the Nehalem Bay area, which she called home. In it, she once wrote, “When I decided to make ...continue reading

National Weather Service raises Nehalem River flood stage by 1 foot
by Tillamook County Pioneer
17 Oct 2014 at 6:25pm
The following is a press release from Tillamook County Emergency Management Director Gordon McCraw. The Pioneer initially reported on this flood stage change in an article covering McCraw’s winter preparedness meeting in late September.  NEHALEM, Ore. – The flood stage for the Nehalem River at Foss has been raised from 14 feet to 15 feet. The National Weather Service in Portland changed the flood stage in early October in coordination with Tillamook County Emergency Management. There were multiple high flows in recent winters where the river crested between 14.0 and 15.0 feet, based on data from the Foss stream gauge. ...continue reading

NCRD to host free day, open house to introduce community to facility, program...
by Tillamook County Pioneer
17 Oct 2014 at 12:38pm
NEHALEM, Ore. – The North County Recreation District is inviting the public to join the more than 1,600 people who use its facility?s pool, fitness center, classrooms and other components each month by visiting an open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25. ?The facility itself will be open to the public for free for the entire day,? said NCRD General Manager Steven Cangelosi. ?During the 11 a.m.-2 p.m. timeframe we will have sample classes, tours of the facility, raffles, open swim, a bounce house, performances by our children’s drama camp in our newly refurbished auditorium, ...continue reading

Tillamook County Commissioners to consider formalizing deficit forgiveness fo...
by Tillamook County Pioneer
15 Oct 2014 at 9:59am
MANZANITA, Ore. – At its regular meeting tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 15, the Tillamook County Board of Commissioners will consider an order formalizing its 2012 decision to allow the Tillamook County Health Department to skip paying back a $431,000 deficit incurred in 2011. The ?order just cleans up the record for the motion made, seconded and approved at that time,? said Commissioner Tim Josi. Once approved, the order would negate a transfer of funds from the Health Department to the County General Fund in the fiscal year 2014-2015 budget. Although it operated at a deficit during the 2010-2011 fiscal year, the ...continue reading


Grant's Getaways: Nehalem Falls
16 Oct 2014 at 11:05pm
"It is so exciting, you just don't want to leave, can't stop watching them," said local photographer Don Best who was perched above popular Nehalem Falls at the Oregon Dept of Forestry's Nehalem Falls Campground. (Note: the campground has closed for the ...

Chinook, Clatsop-Nehalem tribes at odds
9 Oct 2014 at 12:59pm
Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore., introduced a bill to extend recognition to Oregon?s Clatsop-Nehalem Confederated Tribe. The Chinook Indian Tribe based in Bay Center, Wash., argues that its membership includes several times as many Clatsop descendants than the ...

Cedar Shakes play Sou?Wester Lodge
20 Oct 2014 at 8:00am
Hear this Nehalem, Oregon band play in Seaview, Washington. SEAVIEW, Wash. ? Nehalem band Cedar Shakes will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Sou?Wester Lodge, located at 3728 J Place. This local band plays country music. Front man Travis ...

Nehalem Elementary recognized as Title I Model I School
9 Oct 2014 at 5:48am
"The NKN School District is proud of the Nehalem Elementary staff for being recognized by the Oregon Department of Education as a Title I-A Model School. NKN SD recognizes Nehalem Elementary Principal Kristi Woika and the dedicated licensed and ...

Portland forecast: Slow moving, but powerful storm still poised to bring heav...
22 Oct 2014 at 8:18am
A slow moving, powerful storm will send waves of moisture into northwest Oregon and southwest Washington along with ... 1.28 inches on Rye Mountain west of McMinnville; and 1.13 inches at Nehalem. The brunt of the storm is not expected to hit the Portland ...