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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

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. Maybe even on the on the Oregon coast. (Photo: Cowabunga Longboard Classic, Otter Rock, 1983. Photo by Scott Blackman.) Thus enters an engaging and ...

Lawmakers: Keep Newport helicopter during crab season
22 Oct 2014 at 11:51am
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 ...

Oregon Lawmakers Urge Coast Guard to Delay Newport Air Facility Closure
22 Oct 2014 at 7:22pm
Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley joined with Oregon representatives Kurt Schrader, Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici Wednesday to call on the U.S. Coast Guard to hold off on its recent decision to shut down the Newport Air Facility.

Oregon lawmakers ask Coast Guard to keep Newport helicopter
23 Oct 2014 at 2:26am
NEWPORT ? Oregon?s congressional delegation has asked the Coast Guard to keep a rescue helicopter at Newport ? at least through crabbing season. The delegation first wrote on Oct. 8 asking to keep the Newport air station open, KGW reports. Lawmakers ...

Newport and the central Oregon coast at war ? 1941-1945
24 Oct 2014 at 5:27am
This story is part three of a six-part section of the upcoming book, ?Oregon At War: the WWII Story,? by John Baker, with an expected publication in 2016. Within hours and days of the Pearl Harbor attack, locals took action to defend their families and ...

Wyden, Merkley, Schrader, DeFazio, Blumenauer and Bonamici to Coast Guard: Ke...
24 Oct 2014 at 4:42am
Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley joined this week 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 ...

Astoria artist Kathleen Paino shows work in Newport
16 Oct 2014 at 9:00am
Coastal Oregon Visual Artists Showcase calls for proposals. NEWPORT ? The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts presents new works by Astoria artist Kathleen Paino in the Coastal Oregon Visual Artists Showcase, on display now through Nov. 1 at the Newport ...

Oregon delegation to Coast Guard: Keep Newport Air Facility open through crab...
22 Oct 2014 at 12:29pm
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 ...

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 ...

Residents in Newport fear air facility closure
21 Oct 2014 at 4:30pm
Hundreds gathered at Oregon Coast Community College on Monday evening for a community meeting to discuss and hear public comment on the Coast Guard?s recent decision. On Nov. 30, the Coast Guard will close its air facility in Newport and consolidate all ...

 

Newport on board to impose local marijuana tax
23 Oct 2014 at 7:00pm
Efforts to keep helicopter in Newport continue
23 Oct 2014 at 6:59pm
Federal lawmakers request Coast Guard delay Newport Air Facility closure
22 Oct 2014 at 8:50pm
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