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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 ...

Divers in Oregon observe big comeback by juvenile sea stars
31 Oct 2014 at 3:19am
NEWPORT ? Divers at the Oregon Coast Aquarium say they have new hope that sea stars will recover from the widespread wasting syndrome that?s wiping them out all along the Pacific coast. This month they found thousands of thumbnail-sized juvenile sea ...

Oregon delegation: Coast Guard will keep helicopter in Newport until Dec. 15,...
28 Oct 2014 at 1:04pm
NEWPORT ? Several members of Oregon's congressional delegation say the Coast Guard has agreed to keep a rescue helicopter at Newport until Dec. 15. The agency's Newport air station had been scheduled to close Nov. 30 due to budget cuts. Crabbing season ...

Lawmakers: Keep Newport helicopter during crab season
22 Oct 2014 at 3:07pm
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 ...

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 ...

Coast Guard to keep rescue helicopter in Newport a few more weeks
29 Oct 2014 at 6:59am
The Coast Guard said it'll keep its rescue helicopter stationed in Newport for another two weeks. The facility was originally scheduled to close on November 30th but will now be delayed until December 15th. Coast Guard officials tell Oregon delegation ...

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 ...

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 ...

Newport Coast Guard closure will increase North Bend workload
18 Oct 2014 at 5:03am
On Dec. 1, the Coast Guard will close its air facility in Newport and consolidate all of its aviation resources on the Oregon Coast to North Bend and Astoria in an effort to save money. The majority of calls will go to North Bend. Since the Coast Guard ...

Gov. Kitzhaber praises Coast Guard decision to delay Newport closing until De...
29 Oct 2014 at 6:32pm
Paul F. Zukunft to defer the closure of the Coast Guard search and rescue helicopter facility at Newport from November 30 to December 15. "Oregon's emergency response capability is best served by this facility staying open permanently," said Governor ...


Coast Guard agrees to short delay in Newport Air Facility closure
28 Oct 2014 at 10:20pm
Small quake shakes southwest of Newport
28 Oct 2014 at 10:19pm
Coast Guard to delay closure of Newport Air Facility until Dec. 15
28 Oct 2014 at 7:15pm
Small quake off Newport coast
27 Oct 2014 at 1:41pm
Newport fighting to keep Coast Guard helicopter at airport
26 Oct 2014 at 9:34pm
Newport on board to impose local marijuana tax
23 Oct 2014 at 7:00pm


Traffic hazard: 101 south of Newport
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31 Oct 2014 at 10:10am
10:16am No fire. 10:09am Motorhome pulling a vehicle northbound at SE 123rd. Tire on fire. Watch for emergency vehicles. Share on FacebookShare on Facebook