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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

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

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

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

Famed Tall Ships Dock at Oregon Coast Towns
The tall ships are back on the Oregon coast, slowly making their rounds from Coos Bay, to Newport and then to Astoria. Newport events, Astoria events

Oregon Coast Celebrates International Migratory Bird Day
This Week On Saturday, May 9, Lincoln County will celebrate Restore Habitat, Restore Birds as part of International Migratory Bird Day. Newport events

Oregon Coast Aquarium Puts on Fun Run, Native Plants Awareness
A fun run and learning about native plants: this is the potpourri of adventures coming up. Science, Newport events, kids

Freshwater Mussel Talk in Newport, Central Oregon Coast
The little known world freshwater mussels will be opened up on May 7 w ODFW expert Shelly Miller. Newport events. Science

Oregon Coast Scientists Join with Russians in Whale Migration Discovery
The study, which included members of the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, has raised questions about the North Pacific Gray whale's status as an endangered species

Killer Whales Play and Pose for Pictures Off Central Oregon Coast
These kinds of whales are smaller and more shark-like in appearance, hang out in smaller groups, and they come here chasing baby whales and seals and sea lions. Depoe Bay, Newport, Yachats

Twin Oregon Coast Secret Attractions 4,000 Years in the Making
They are stumps from trees roughly 4,000 years old, part of a ghost forest that was mysteriously torn apart in the 90s. Geology, Newport, Depoe Bay

Portland's OMSI Breaks Ground on Oregon Coast Facility Sunday
This Sunday is the groundbreaking ceremony for OMSI's Coastal Discovery Center at Camp Gray in Newport. Newport events

Killer Whales All Over Oregon Coast, Grays Aplenty
Orcas are spotted in various spots while gray whale sightings are up. Kids, Newport, Depoe Bay, Mananita, Cannon Beach, Seaside, Pacific City, Oceanside, Yachats, Rockaway Beach, attractions

Oregon Coast's Hatfield Science Center Turns 50, Celebrates in April
Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport puts its many layers of research on full display on April 11 w/ Marine Science Day; 50th anniversary of the facility. Newport events

Weird Travel News: Oregon Coast Beaches That Make Odd Noises, Video
One of the more mysterious delights of the Oregon coast is an unknown little wonder called 'magic rocks' on some beaches. Travel tips, Oceanside, Newport, Manzanita, Yachats

Three Amazing Oregon Coast Hideouts for Spring Break
Three beachy spots along the Oregon coast provide plenty of pleasures while hiding out from the rest of the vacationing world. Newport, Depoe Bay, Manzanita, Oceanside, Tillamook

 

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One of the Largest Races in Oregon Happens May 30, Central Coast
20 May 2015 at 11:10am
(Newport, Oregon) ? What has 2500 legs and runs real fast? And it also brings thousands to the Oregon coast? The answer is the 16th annual Newport Marathon and Half Marathon, happening May 30 in the central Oregon coast resort town, taking place along ...

Mom gives thumbs-up to fat biking on Oregon coast
21 May 2015 at 11:22am
NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) - When I told my 65-year-old mother - who recently became a grandmother - that our trip to the Oregon Coast would include one day of "fat biking" the beach, she had a simple question: "What the heck is fat biking?" Well, Mom, it's ...

Sea Lion Pup Wanders Into a Bar, Gets Carded
22 May 2015 at 7:24am
This isn?t the set-up to a joke, it happened in real life in Newport Beach, California, last week when a pup waddled in to ?grab a beverage,? according to manager Sonia Warner. But the Beach Ball Bar on Balboa Peninsula refused service to the little ...

Newport Coast Guard helicopter base to remain open indefinitely
19 May 2015 at 12:34am
Oregon lawmakers have passed legislation to keep the U.S. Coast Guard helicopter base in Newport open indefinitely. The Coast Guard almost closed the air facility in 2014 due to budget cuts. The base handles half of the emergency response calls on the ...

Lincoln County's best natural settings on Oregon coast
17 May 2015 at 1:21am
Seal Rock: A line of offshore rocks, parallel to the coast, makes this spot south of Newport rare on the Oregon coast. Low tides expose tidal life, while colonies of sea birds squawk as they compete for space on the rocks. Yaquina Head: Another headland ...

Rogue's new beer hopes to educate about sea star disease
20 May 2015 at 9:53am
NEWPORT, Ore. -- An Oregon brewery has released a new pale ale to help raise awareness of a disease plaguing sea stars along the West Coast. Rogue Ale Brewery will soon debut the Wasted Sea Star Purple Pale Ale, and plans to donate a portion from sales to ...

State of Oregon Craft: A Survey Exhibit Featuring 50 Works by 15 Local Artists
21 May 2015 at 9:27pm
Nicole Nathan and Namita Gupta Wiggers, State of Oregon Craft curators ... Jackson County) and the Newport Performing Arts Center (Newport, OR; Lincoln County). Museum of Contemporary Craft with PNCA ha been dedicated to the advancement of craft since ...

EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR: Newport Chamber makes its selection
18 May 2015 at 4:50am
Other nominees included Matthew Hutchison of Starfish Point, Tandi Smallwood of Stewart Title Co., Gary Barber of Shangri-La Corporation, Marco Sinor of the Oregon Employment Department, Sue de Belloy of Newport Belle Riverboat B&B, Tiffany Kosydar of ...

Chef Justin Wills to Open Sorella Restaurant in Newport on Friday
20 May 2015 at 7:04am
That's pretty much what's happening on Friday, when the Wills open the doors to Sorella, their new Italian restaurant a few miles north of Restaurant Beck in the Nye Beach area of Newport. Beck explains that Sorella is Italian for sister, which seemed like ...

The race is on for state track and field title
21 May 2015 at 2:32pm
Astoria?s projected point total is around 70, with Newport at 74. A false start here or someone ... Harber went on to compete at the University of Arizona and Western Oregon University. 2015 ? Darian Hageman, Fr. Astoria?s talented freshman is ...

 

New era for health care in Newport
21 May 2015 at 9:45pm
Newport committee gives 2015-16 budget stamp of approval
21 May 2015 at 9:43pm
Newport Aquatic Center $550,000 over budget
20 May 2015 at 10:39pm
House passes bill involving Newport Air Facility
19 May 2015 at 3:01pm
Trial date set in Newport rape case
12 May 2015 at 7:32pm

 

Lincoln County grows by 374 souls since 2010
by admin
21 May 2015 at 4:25pm
The latest population figures from the U.S. Census shows that that Newport is still the biggest city in the county, now officially over 10,000 population – 10,117 to be exact. That’s a 128 more folks moving to Newport in the past four years. Lincoln City added 110 people from 2010 to today’s population of 8,040. [...]

New Newport Pool Project coming in a little high ? ?We can handle it? ? Tim G...
by admin
21 May 2015 at 10:55am
An engineering estimate for the total cost of the new Newport Municipal Pool has come in higher than expected, but city Public Works Director Tim Gross says he’s not concerned. “There are some things we can shave off the project to bring it back within budget and add the items later,” said Gross. Gross [...]