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.

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

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. Seaside events, Astoria events

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

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. Science

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. Safety

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 Science

Northern Lights, Other Stellar Surprises Above Portland, Oregon, Coast
Planets, northern lights and what you didn't about sunsets. This is what's in store for Portland, inland Oregon and the coast. Science

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

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

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. Lincoln City events

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. Science

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

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

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

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

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

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. Depoe Bay events, Waldport events, Yachats events

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. Lincoln City events, Newport events

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. Science

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

Ultimate Guide to Oregon Coast Fourth of July, Independence Day
Food, fireworks, music, entertainment, games, parades and even events for dogs. Seaside events, Manzanita events, Pacific City events, Lincoln City events, Newport events, Yachats events

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. Newport events

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

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. Newport events

Heatwave: Portland in the 90's, Oregon Coast in the 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

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. Lincoln City events

 

 

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