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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

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

Oregon Coast Event Examines Marine Science and the Blue Economy
NW Marine Technology Summit looks at new, emerging marine technologies on October 20 to 22, especially those in the realms of science. Newport events

Oregon Coast Mysteries: 'Magic Rock' Beaches of Oregon Coast
They're nicknamed 'magic rocks,' and it's a puzzling, esoteric noise created by stones moving and crackling in the tide. Geology behind the noise; see and hear a video of Magic Rocks. Manzanita, Cannon Beach, Oceanside, Newport, Yachats, Tillamook

Central Oregon Coast's South Beach Recent Additions, Planned Expansions
Some impressive changes have already been made to South Beach and some big expansions are on the way. Newport

Recent Oregon Coast Science Findings: Ice Age Landscape, Whales
OSU and its satellite facility in Newport have made some remarkable finds regarding whales and how the west coast looked during the Ice Age

Keys to Finding Last Minute Holiday Lodging on Oregon Coast
Travel advice for finding a place to stay over the Labor Day weekend. Lodging deals, Yachats, Newport, Depoe Bay, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Lincoln City, Pacific City, Oceanside, Rockaway Beach

Oregon Coast Aquarium Hatches Adorable New Critters
A pair of seabirds at the Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport became happy parents this week when two baby chicks popped out of their eggs. Attractions, kids

Oregon Coast Lighthouses Offer Special Tours
The central Oregon coast town of Newport has not just one lighthouse but two, and both will be whooping it up in August with two special tours. Newport events

Pirates and Mud at Center of Wild Central Oregon Coast Event
Pirates will be the center of a riotous new annual event in Newport with the Buccaneer Rampage Mud Obstacle Race on August 23. Newport events

Oregon Coast Officials: Quiet Sea Lions and Eagle Drama
They're touting the 'quiet sea lions' and spilling the beans on some wild interaction between birds right now. Florence, Yachats, Cannon Beach, Newport, Oceanside

Fourth of July Lodging Openings, Availability on Oregon Coast
Oregon Coast Beach Connection has an extensive list of those that will often have openings still - but they are going fast. Newport, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Yachats

Newport, Oregon Coast Whoops it Up on Fourth with Variety
This central Oregon coast hotspot is surrounded closely by big hills and small mountains, which causes the thunder and boom of the fireworks to bounce off them in an impressive echo.

Oregon Coast Big Attraction Now: Puffins, Eagles, Nesting Seabirds
ODFW is telling the public that puffins are a big attraction this time of year, as are seabirds like murres - and the bald eagles who are chasing them. Oceanside, Newport, Yachats, Florence, Cannon Beach, Depoe Bay

Central Oregon Coast Camps Drop Some Serious Science
Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport is offering up a host of science summer camps for kids and adults in July, guaranteed to tickle the intellect

Central Oregon Coast Tour
Virtual Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Seal Rock, Waldport, Yachats, Florence and in Between. 100's of Travel Details, Trip Planning Options for Lincoln County and Lane County - plus extensive maps, milepost guides, directions. 100's of photos


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Newport, Oregon News Updates: Local Newport, Oregon News

Lawmakers: Keep Newport helicopter during crab season
22 Oct 2014 at 10:05am
NEWPORT, Ore. ? Oregon lawmakers asked the U.S. Coast Guard to delay closing its air facility in Newport until after the crabbing season. U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley joined representatives Kurt Schrader, Earl Blumenauer, Peter DeFazio and ...

Pioneer Surfers of the Oregon Coast on Exhibit
22 Oct 2014 at 12:21am
(Newport, Oregon) ? It turns out, the skill of surfing goes way back ? back to the pirate days. Even on the on the Oregon coast. Thus enters an engaging and nostalgic exhibit on Oregon Coast surfing, surfer culture, and the pioneers who made it happen ...

Scott Bruun: Federal Budget Politics Put Oregon Fishermen At Risk
21 Oct 2014 at 7:48pm
Motor lifeboat crews out of the Coast Guard station in Newport, Oregon knew to keep an eye on the skipper?s cigar. You see the skipper, Tom McAdams, almost always had a lit cigar in his mouth while on duty. ?Almost? being the operative word because ...

Oregon delegation to Coast Guard: Keep Newport Air Facility open through crab...
22 Oct 2014 at 7:56am
Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley joined today with Oregon Representatives Kurt Schrader, Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici to call on the U.S. Coast Guard to hold off on its abrupt decision to shut down its Newport Air Facility ...

Michael Doctor among quarterfinalists for LOTT Impact Trophy
22 Oct 2014 at 11:08am
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. ? Oregon State senior linebacker Michael Doctor was among the quarterfinalists for the 2014 Lott IMPACT Trophy as announced Wednesday. The 20 student-athletes on the quarterfinalist list represent the qualities embodied by the award ...

Residents in Newport fear air facility closure
21 Oct 2014 at 3:59am
NEWPORT ? Newport residents made it clear to the U.S. Coast Guard that the decision to close its air facility would have deadly consequences. Hundreds gathered at Oregon Coast Community College on Monday evening for a community meeting to discuss and ...

Hundreds ask to save rescue copter at Newport
21 Oct 2014 at 1:29am
Some said adding an hour to a rescue would be a death sentence in the cold Oregon waters. KPTV reports Coast Guard Rear Admiral R.T. Gromlich told the crowd the decision to close the Newport air station was made at the highest levels of government.

Huskies win another game along the Oregon coast
20 Oct 2014 at 10:00am
If the Eagles and Huskies drop their final game of the season and the Cubs beats Yamhill-Carlton on Friday, that would create a three-way tie between North Marion, Stayton and Newport for third place in the Oregon West. North Marion beat Newport ...

Coast Guard to discuss proposed Newport, Oregon, closure
19 Oct 2014 at 4:34pm
PORTLAND, Ore. ? The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled to attend a community meeting in Newport on Monday about the pending closure of one of its three air facilities along the Oregon coast. Oregon Public Broadcasting says 40 to 50 missions that are flown ...


Readiness fair is Saturday in Newport
21 Oct 2014 at 2:30pm
Hundreds gather to support USCG Newport Air Facility
21 Oct 2014 at 10:28am
Coast Guard to participate in Oct. 20 town hall meeting at Newport
20 Oct 2014 at 8:57pm
Reopening celebration at Newport Municipal Airport
18 Oct 2014 at 12:30pm
Coast Guard asked to delay Newport closure
17 Oct 2014 at 2:07pm
Newport to host technology summit
16 Oct 2014 at 7:56pm