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.

What Created Ten Tornado Warnings for the Oregon, Washington Coast Last Week?
According to the National Weather Service the answer is quite complex

Lincoln City's Glass Floats Event Reboots This Weekend After Oregon Coast Storms
The hugely popular festival of floats gets started this weekend, beginning October 22. Lincoln City events

What Will Disappear from Oregon Coast After the Weekend
Here's some of summer's remarkable beach sights that were around just a week ago

Oregon Coast is Clear - Saturday's Winds a Dud
But today's storm never lived up to the predicted 60 mph gusts and resultant damage

Two Tornadoes on Oregon Coast; Manzanita Severely Damaged, Video
One briefly in Oceanside that did no damage but another in Manzanita that ravaged the town. Weather

Oregon Coast Highest Wind Gusts, Power Outages, Road Closures
Harsher than many, yet par for the course for the heavier categories the area

Oregon Coast Storm Now Brings High Wind, Surf Warnings for Thurs; Seas at 34 Ft
A series of storms are pushing in, set to kick in harder over the weekend

First Storms of Season May Bring 30-ft Waves to Oregon Coast
Some gnarly waves will be battering the beaches of the Oregon coast later this week

Three Small Quakes Off Oregon Coast Sunday, No Alerts
A trio of small earthquakes hit off the Oregon coast on Sunday, each roughly between 260 to 220 miles west of Coos Bay. Sciene, geology

Oregon Coast Scientist Uses New Tech - and Poop - to Study Whales
A variety of cutting-edge machines are used by Newport's Hatfield

Near Record Season for Oregon Coast Whale Sightings Continues
Some are calling it a record season for whale watching; Humpbacks near Astoria

Glass Floats Returns to Oregon Coast This Month with Extra Big Drop
What is undoubtedly the Oregon coast's most anticipated seasonal kickoff. Lincoln City events

Dog Show at Cannon Beach Returns to N. Oregon Coast, Oct 15
Cannon Beach hosts its 19th Annual Dog Show on the Beach, literally on the beach in front of the Surfsand Resort. Cannon Beach events

N. Oregon Coast Gargantuan Iron Chef Event, Mushroom Hikes
Mushrooms and a major foodie event are on the menu along the north Oregon coast throughout October and November. Seaside events

Curious History of Oceanside Part 2: WW II, Lighthouse on Oregon Coast
World War II in the area, how the place was featured in books, beginning of the lighthouse

Atmospheric Historical Tour Brings You to Oregon Coast Graveyard
There's a new - and maybe even spooky - way to watch Oregon coast history come to life. Lincoln City events

Odd Oceanside History, N. Oregon Coast, Part 1: Roosevelt to Start Trek
Unusual constructions, high hopes, a president

Two Diverse Brews To-Do's on Oregon Coast: of Science, of Chowder
Lincoln City's Chowder and Brewfest on October 8, Pacific City hosts a Science Pub on October 24. Lincoln City events, Pacific City events

Roughing It and Loving It: the Wilds of N. Oregon Coast's Nehalem Bay
A stretch of north Oregon coast so large it includes three towns.

Psychedelic Kites Dominate Skies at Central Oregon Coast Festival
October 1 and 2 marks the return of the Lincoln City Fall Kite Festival. Lincoln City events

Best Beaches of the Oregon Coast at Nighttime: Safest, Most Impressive
Finding a dark beach with no light interference on a clear eve will make for something wondrous

State Police Need Tips in Vandalism of Oregon Coast Landmark
OSP is still deep in the investigation into the vandalism atop Cape Kiwanda

Dead Oregon Coast Whale May Have Its Home on Beach Near Manzanita
It seems to have found a permanent home at Short Sands Beach in Oswald West State Park

Cajoling Gypsy Jazz, Django-Style, Comes to Central Oregon Coast
One exotic form of music this next week: a hefty dose of gypsy jazz, a la Django Reinhardt. Lincoln City events

Oregon Coast Hwy Latest: Should One Beach Access Change Its Name?
One development this week for the Newport area of the central Oregon coast

Bloated, Stinky Whale Strands on N. Oregon Coast
The bloated corpse of a full grown Humpback whale washed ashore at Falcon Cove Beach Saturday. Seaside Aquarium, science

State of the Oregon Coast Conference, Citizen Science Events
Fascinating events centered around the politics, management and science of the Oregon coast. Lincoln City events, Yachats events, Pacific City events

Winter Predictions for Oregon Coast: the Blob, Normal Temps, and Wild Cards
Weather pundits are calling for a very average winter, meaning not good for skiers and not that great for stormwatchers

A Tricky Moon for Beaches and Equinox Celebrations near Oregon Coast
Harvest Moon, two star parties this Saturday, and the autumnal equinox

Oregon Coast's Tillamook County Sees Unique Events in Coming Weeks
Tillamook events, Pacific City events, Manzanita events - more



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