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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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. Yachats events

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. Seaside events

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

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. Tillamook events, Manzanita events, Pacific City events

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 while 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. Weeather

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. Newport events

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. Cannon Beach events

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

Oregon Coast Frequently Asked Questions - FAQ'a
Nature, beaches, wildlife, creatures, lodging, restaurants, science, things to do and see, more. Travel tips, kids

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. Weather

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. Science

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

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. Yachats 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

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

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. Yachats events

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 events. Yachats events

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. Cannon Beach events, Astoria events, Seaside events

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

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. Yachats events

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. Lodging, history.

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

 

 

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