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New Year's Eve on Oregon Coast, 2014: Funky to Fine
Fine dining and a civilized celebration; or wilder side where whiskey flows freely. Newport events, Lincoln City events, Cannon Beach events, Pacific City events, Astoria events, Depoe Bay events, Manzanita events

Central Oregon Coast's Newport Seafood Wine Fest Tickets Now On Sale
Newport's Seafood and Wine Festival is in its 38th year now, with the 2015 date coming up: February 19 - 22 Newport events

Solstice Celebration and Dance in Two Towns on Central Oregon Coast
The town of Newport and the sprawling burgh of Lincoln City both hold different events in honor of the big seasonal shift. Lincoln City events, Newport events

Jellyfish Talk This Week in Newport, Central Oregon Coast
They are the subject of a talk given by Dr. Richard Brodeur on December 18 at the PUD. Newport events

Massive Holiday Celebrations in Tiny Yachats, Central Oregon Coast
It is crammed full of holiday celebrations this month, including the local lighthouse, known collectively as the Yachats Winter Celebration. Yachats events, Newport events

Central Oregon Coast Lighted Boat Parade This Weekend
Scenic Yaquina Bay is the backdrop for the 21st annual Lighted Boat Parade. Newport events, Yachats events

Central Oregon Coast Holidays at Museums, Lighthouses
There are major holidays events surrounding Newport's lighthouses and another at the history museum. Newport events

Seagulls Found on Oregon Coast Shot with Darts
Someone is hurting seagulls on the central Oregon coast and there are apparently no leads. Waldport, Newport, Yachats

Hefty Storm Condtions for Oregon Coast on Friday
The high wind watch - expected to become a warning later - is in effect from Friday morning through Friday evening. Lincoln City, Newport, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Garibaldi, Yachats, Manzanita, Depoe Bay, Astoria

Oregon Coast OMSI Facility to Include Large Science Camp
Already the science hotspot is working on a marine sciences camp that would serve 5,000 over the course of a year. Newport attractions

Events Dig Deeper Into Oregon Coast Science, History - Plus a Tour
How to survive extreme cold, what happens lots when of anchovies hit the beaches and a behind-the-scenes tour of the Hatfield Marine Science Center. Newport events, Astoria events, Manzanita events

Oregon Coast Scientists: Sharks May Be Killing Endangered Sea Lions
A new study out of Newport's Hatfield finds that one species of shark may gobbling up and endangered species of sea lion

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


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Central Oregon Coast's Newport Seafood Wine Fest Tickets Now On Sale
16 Dec 2014 at 10:15am
(Newport, Oregon) ? At nearly 40 years old, it's not just a central Oregon coast icon but a major winter travel attraction around the entire state. Newport's Seafood and Wine Festival is in its 38th year now, with the 2015 date coming up: February 19 to 22.

Newport and the central Oregon coast at war: 1941-1945
18 Dec 2014 at 2:04pm
This story is part five of a six-part section of the upcoming book, ?Oregon At War: the WWII Story,? by John Baker, with an expected publication in 2016. The war impacted everyone. Often for children it could be a time of excitement and adventure in ...

Judge in Newport Coast Guard case makes it official: The helo keeps flying
16 Dec 2014 at 11:04pm
That ends the drama that had riled Newport since the Coast Guard said it would close ... David Gomberg, who represents the area in the Oregon House of Representatives. But Gomberg noted that this month's action was merely a reprieve. The Coast Guard ...

Coast Guard's Newport Helicopter To Stay
11 Dec 2014 at 9:15am
Oregon lawmakers said Wednesday that they were able to include language in the Coast Guard?s reauthorization bill that keeps air stations open in Newport, Oregon, and Charleston, South Carolina. According to the Coast Guard, between 40 and 50 missions ...

Congress keeps Coast Guard helicopter flying at Newport
10 Dec 2014 at 9:59am
Fishermen rescued off the Oregon coast by a helicopter dispatched out of the Newport, Ore., Coast Guard base that's slated to close Dec. 15 say the $6 million that would be saved is not worth the lives of fishermen. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File ...

Coast Guard?s Newport base to keep flying for 12 months
10 Dec 2014 at 4:00pm
The U.S. Coast Guard heli­copter base in Newport will remain open for the next year. Democratic members of the Oregon delegation announced Wednesday that they were able to attach a provision to the Coast Guard authorization bill that passed the House and ...

Newport Coast Guard air facility will remain open
10 Dec 2014 at 2:20pm
NEWPORT ? The U.S. Coast Guard's air facility in Newport will stay open through the coming year. Oregon's congressional delegation ? U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio, Kurt Schrader, Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne ...

It's whale watching season along the beautiful Oregon coastline
13 Dec 2014 at 4:33am
As the winter whale watching season approaches park rangers are available at the Depoe Bay Whale Watching Center in Newport, Oregon to answer any questions and provide tips and techniques on how to spot gray whales. Through their Whale Watching Spoken Here ...

Congress vote keeps USCG chopper in Newport for 1 year
11 Dec 2014 at 2:19am
"This bill buys us some much-needed time to keep fighting for Newport, for the air facility and for the continued safety of residents living and working along the Oregon coast," Wyden said. "I will continue working with my Oregon colleagues to pursue every ...

Fukushima radiation found 400 miles west of Newport
10 Dec 2014 at 10:00am
Now, further results show four positive samples off Oregon's shores, with the closest off Newport. The samples were taken Aug. 4 at depths between 15 and 150 meters. Further samples from the research cruise await processing. Buesseler now is teaming up ...


Renovations underway at Newport library
17 Dec 2014 at 10:29am
Gomberg visits Newport child care center
16 Dec 2014 at 7:01pm
Pharmacy error results in death of former Newport resident
14 Dec 2014 at 10:20pm
Newport Air Facility gets a reprieve
12 Dec 2014 at 12:02pm
Fierce winds rock Newport
11 Dec 2014 at 4:06pm
Yearlong federal lifeline extended to Newport Air Facility
10 Dec 2014 at 4:59pm


Patron of Apollos slips, falls, breaks dance partner?s neck, sues the club fo...
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20 Dec 2014 at 7:31am
It was a year ago this week that a woman dancing at Apollos night club on Newport’s Bayfront, was picked up by her partner who then slipped and fell on the drink-spilled slippery dance floor, taking her down with him. The woman suffered a broken neck and is now a quadriplegic – all these [...]

Newport students tackle ocean acidification, renewable energy and plant growth!
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19 Dec 2014 at 10:33pm
Science Mentors are visiting all Newport 6th, 7th and 8th grade science classrooms observing students’ experiments and descriptions of renewable energy, plant growth, ocean acidification, and more. Any area K-8 student is welcome to submit an Independent Project Entry for the Science Fair event. An Independent Project may be something students worked on at [...]

North of Depoe Bay ? Motor Vehicle Crash ? Another south of Newport
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19 Dec 2014 at 9:10pm
9:09pm One vehicle crash, mile post 136 north of Depoe Bay. One possible injury. Also another vehicle crash south of Newport, hydroplaned on pavement, left road, neck injury. Share on FacebookShare on Facebook