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.

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? History

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

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.

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. Safety

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

Four Awesome Oregon Coast Areas to Hide from Crowded Madness
But how to hide from the hordes on the Oregon coast during such times? Secrets in Yachats, Oceanside, Tierra Del Mar, Depoe Bay

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

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. Newport events

Orcas, Their Babies on Oregon Coast, Caught on Video
More Killer Whales caught on camera, this time in the river 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 event highlights. Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Tillamook, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Yachats

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 events

Incredible Close Encounter with Orcas on Central Oregon Coast
An incredible Orca 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 squid vs. a boat

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

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. Travel tips, kids

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. Newport

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

Take in Literature and a Theater Show on N. Oregon Coast
Look for a stellar theater production in Cannon Beach and a reading by a famous author in Manzanita. Cannon Beach events, Manzanita events

Oregon Coast Photo Contest and Classes
Show your love of marine reserves at Manzanita, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Yachats and Coos Bay and maybe win some prizes; photo classes through summer. Manzanita events, Lincoln City events, Yachats events

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. Hatfield

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. Kids, Lincoln City events

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.

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

Fab Auto Tours of Central Oregon Coast: Scenery That Drives You Wild
Two such amazing tours sit side by side between Yachats and Florence, stunning sights. Travel tips

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. Newport events, Yachats events

 

 

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