Curious News Items from Oregon Coast - the Latest

Much has happened on the Oregon coast lately, including a fight for cancer in Lincoln City, the Seaside Aquarium gives birth to literally thousands of creatures, a look at the galaxy from the perspective of Cannon Beach, and why elk and pelicans are a big deal right now. You can also get a preview of August events in Seaside, Astoria, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Nehalem, Tillamook, Garibaldi, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Yachats, Florence, Waldport and Newport.

What's up with gas prices? Well, that's not good news. But in better news: the state is holding a photo contest, ODFW wants your photos of fun on the beach or in the forests, and there's a new attraction in Newport for history buffs.

Take a look below, or see the front page of Oregon Coast Beach Connection.

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

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.


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Covering 180 miles of Oregon Coast Travel, Entertainment and Science: Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Nehalem, Wheeler, Rockaway, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Waldport, Yachats and Florence.

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. Science, Seaside Aquarium

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. Science

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. Travel tips, Oceanside, Newport, Manzanita, Yachats

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 Pacific City. Attractions, travel tips, kides

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 Range. Two OMSI Star Parties

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

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. Cannon Beach events

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. Kids, travel tips

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. Newport, Depoe Bay, Manzanita, Oceanside, Tillamook

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

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. Cannon Beach events

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? Availability. Travel tips, lodging deals

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. Oceanside, Manzanita, Yachats, Newport, Depoe Bay, Seaside. Travel tips

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. Manzanita events

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. Cannon Beach events, Astoria events

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. Seaside Aquarium, kids.

Five Oregon Coast Beach Burghs With Engaging Charm
Sometimes, the best of the beach trip comes in smaller packages. Travel tips, Newport, Yachats, Pacific City, Cannon Beach, Wheeler, Manzanita

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

Oregon Coast Spring Break, Spring Preview
Ultimate guide to all things spring: events, lodging, vacation rentals, restaurants, nature, beaches, events, and what they won't tell you

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

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. Kids Seaside events, Newport events, Lincoln City events, Yachats events, Manzanita events, Pacific City events

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. Cannon Beach events

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. Travel tips

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? Science

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

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
All that freaky and funky geology is particularly driven home by some of the truly astounding formations. Newport, Yachats, Travel Tips, attractions, Oceanside, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Depoe Bay, Manzanita

 

 

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