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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

Ten Mind-Blowing Spring Break Stretches of Oregon Coast
Up for some adventure this spring vacation? Even the smallest area can yield a hundred delights. Oceanside, Manzanita, Yachats, Newport, Depoe Bay, Seaside. Travel tips

Five Oregon Coast Beach Burghs With Engaging Charm
Sometimes, the best of the beach trip comes in smaller packages. Travel tips, Newport, Yachats, Pacific City, Cannon Beach, Wheeler, Manzanita

Newport's Spring Break is Whale-Sized Oregon Coast
Fun Miles of pristine beaches, hiking trails, campgrounds, a bay full of crabbing, special Newport events that not only feature Whale Watch Week but augment it

Oregon Coast Beach Cleanup Needs Volunteers at End of March
Saturday, March 28 is the day thousands of Oregonians mobilize across the state, from inland rivers to Oregon coast beaches. Kids Seaside events, Newport events, Lincoln City events, Yachats events, Manzanita events, Pacific City events

Seven Bizarre Basalt Wonders of the Oregon Coast
All that freaky and funky geology is particularly driven home by some of the truly astounding formations. Newport, Yachats, Travel Tips, attractions, Oceanside, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Depoe Bay, Manzanita

Conference in Newport Focuses on Citizen Science of Oregon Coast
This year's Sharing the Coast Conference offers a wealth of information about Oregon coast science and natural history. Hatfield. Newport events

New Asian 'Tsunami Fish' Causes a Stir with Oregon Coast Scientists
The Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport will be the next home for yet another tsunami fish found. Seaside Aquarium, attractions

Oregon Coast Scientists Look to Robots That Think Like Fish
One recent development from the central Oregon coast is giving rise to semi-autonomous machines under the ocean. Newport, Hatfield, Science.

Photo Hiking Workshops Begin on Central Oregon Coast
Capturing those great hiking moments will be a snap after attending a Photo Hike Workshop in Lincoln City. Lincoln City events. Newport events

The Romantic Delights of Jazz on the Oregon Coast
Lincoln Pops Orchestra will be playing Big Band dance music from 7-10 pm on Saturday, February 14. Lincoln City events. Newport events

Fossil Fest Returns to Central Oregon Coast
It takes place at Newport's Hatfield Marine Science Center on Saturday, February 21. Newport events

Help Needed for Final Surge of Oregon Coast King Tides Project
There is still a chance for anyone with a camera and a curiosity about the future of the Oregon coast to participate. Science. Seaside events, Lincoln City events, Newport events, Yachats, Pacific City events

Jazz at Otter Crest Returns to Central Oregon Coast
Jazz at Otter Crest returns on February 15, a day-long event at the Lodge at Otter Crest, just north of Newport. Newport events

Oregon Coast This Weekend: Newport Events Include Video Preview
A bevy of chocolates, a sneak peak at a tourism promotional video and a celebration of all things Scottish

 

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County commissioners discuss medical marijuana
The verdict in the case of Adam Christopher Bailey was reached Friday afternoon. NEWPORT -- The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, Oregon State Police, Lincoln City Police Department, and Toledo Police Department came together this week for "active shooter ...

Sea change: OSU building interdisciplinary marine studies program
Oregon State University?s Hatfield Marine Science Center sits on 49 acres leased from the Port of Newport in the shadow of the Yaquina Bay Bridge. What started out as a fisheries lab in a single building has evolved into a complex of classrooms ...

It?s all in the data: Advocates use mapping to save Newport Coast Guard helic...
The Oregon congressional delegation helped win a delay through legislation that prevents the Coast Guard from shuttering the air facility in Newport until next January. The Coast Guard has since stated in a federal court filing that it has no plans to ...

Seven best Oregon coast spring break attractions (don't get trapped)
These don't include the marquee stops, such as the Oregon Coast Aquarium at Newport of the Columbia River Maritime Museum in Astoria. Those rise to a level equal to the best tourist destinations in the state. Sure, most of the coast's premier attractions ...

Oregon?s Cape Lookout is ideal for whale watching
Cape Lookout was formed from the Columbia River Basalt flows that erupted from fissures in Eastern Oregon 15 million to 17 million years ... Cascade Head and even Cape Foulweather near Newport were visible. In the west, the vast expanse of ocean rolled ...

THE DASH: Registratiion now open
Registration is now open for the 3rd annual Flippers, Feathers & Fins 5K & Kids? Dash that begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 16, in Newport. The Oregon Coast Aquarium?s Wellness Committee organized the race to promote healthy living on the Oregon Coast.

Lawsuit Over Oregon Crab Fisherman?s Death Settled
The terms of the settlement were not disclosed. Terris was a member of the Sound Leader, a crab-fishing boat that sank in rough waters near Newport, Oregon, in July 2012. The U.S. Coast Guard rescued the other three members of the crew.

Japanese tsunami debris still washing on U.S. shore
Last summer, 26 Japanese boats floated ashore in Oregon, Washington state and Canada's British Columbia, Chan said. In 2012, a massive, 66-foot-(20-meter-)long dock ripped from its moorings in Japan floated up on a beach north of Newport, Oregon ...

Oregon Coast Cleanup Oddities Include Vampire Blood, Mattress, Dock
She added there was also a barnacle-covered cooler lid at Ophir on the southern Oregon coast, while an entire 100-foot mooring was found at Alsea Bay in Waldport. The zone captains had some really wild tales. Sage DeLuna was in charge an area from Newport ...

Where are they now? Tracking the Metrodome?s blue seats across the country
pic.twitter.com/8ibkNQo833 ? Kyle Breitkreutz (@Kylebre11) May 16, 2014 Most of the seats ended up staying in the Midwest (see map at right), MinnPost reported, except for about 240 seats, which ended up nearly 2,000 miles away in Newport, Oregon.

 

Newport in the running for USCG cutters
Newport tackles budget goals
Highway 101 construction motoring along in Newport
Port of Newport vacancies filled

 

Making Waves ? April 11-May 3, Newport Visual Art Center
The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts is pleased to host the Watercolor Society of Oregon for its spring 2015 convention, bringing over 200 convention registrants to Newport for up to six days of exhibits, workshops and breakout sessions. The convention will include ?Making Waves,? a major exhibition of watercolor paintings in the Runyan Gallery [...]