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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

An Historical and Jazzy Fourth on Central Oregon Coast
Newport's Lincoln County Historical Society knows how to whoop it up on the Fourth of July. It's literally a triple dose of patriotic, historical and musical fun at the maritime museum. Newport events

Portland, Oregon Astronomer Explains Low Summer Moon, Weird Colors
Those catching amazing sunsets on the Oregon coast and around the state this time of year may notice something unusual about the Moon as well. Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Rockaway, Tillamook, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Yachats

Oregon Coast Fourth of July Preview This Year, Travel Tips
Included in this year's roundup of Independence Day happenings are some visitor tips to help you avoid the crowds and other mishaps. Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Rockaway, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Tillamook, Yachats

New Oregon Coast Exhibit is of Seldom Seen Oddities
These strange, unfamiliar, and seldom seen objects are now on exhibit at the Lincoln County Historical Society's Burrows House Museum, in Newport

 

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Central Oregon Coast's South Beach Recent Additions, Planned Expansions
12 Sep 2014 at 11:00pm
(Newport, Oregon) ? The central Oregon coast town of Newport is a hub of tourism and commerce activity, and it's about to get busier. Its South Beach district is already brimming with activities in some sections, while others are a bit on the sleepy side.

Whales Are In The Newport Area
11 Sep 2014 at 4:24pm
As summer wanes and the season turns towards fall, the central Oregon coast becomes a great place to view ... There are many great places to stay in Newport or Lincoln City, while on the coast. The campgrounds are less populated, and the weather is pleasant.

Investigators seek source of fatal E. coli strains
11 Sep 2014 at 6:47am
coli that killed a 4-year-old girl in Oregon and a 3-year-old girl in Washington, and left a 5-year-old boy from Washington fighting for his life. Health experts were to hold a news conference Thursday in Newport, Oregon. Serena Faith Profitt fell ill ...

BROOM REMOVAL
15 Sep 2014 at 11:47am
Beginning in the spring of 2015, the Coastal Discovery Center at Camp Gray, the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry?s (OMSI) residential science camp and living laboratory to be built in Newport, will be overrun with enthusiastic campers. At the moment ...

Newport, Oregon coast overflow with attractions, in water and out (video, pho...
30 Oct 2013 at 6:00am
One jump into the fish tank at Newport?s Oregon Coast Aquarium may forever change your attitude toward fish and chips. It may also change the way you look at oceans, too. And it will surely rival the best experience, of so many possibilities, visitors ...

Oregon Races To Catch Up To Europe In Wave Energy
3 Oct 2012 at 2:33pm
The Ocean Sentinel, a wave-energy testing platform, at sea off the coast of Newport, Oregon. Photo credit: David Ferris The foundations for a new heavy marine industry are being laid in Oregon, where the prospect of turning the powerful waves of the ...

Big Wave Energy Test Center Sited at Newport, Oregon
15 Jan 2013 at 1:28am
NEWPORT, Oregon, January 15, 2013 (ENS) ? The nation?s first utility-scale, grid-connected wave energy test facility will be located at Newport on the Oregon coast, where powerful waves roll in from across the Pacific Ocean. The new facility, called ...

Thousand Trails Whalers Rest RV Resort ? Newport, Oregon
12 May 2014 at 10:59pm
Mary has safely returned home from a trip to Turkey. She?s resting and editing the many photos she took on the trip. I expect her to catch up with me at Seaside, Oregon around May 25th. Yesterday I drove the motorhome the 50 miles from Florence to ...

Newport and the central Oregon coast at war ? 1941-1945
5 Sep 2014 at 2:36am
During World War II, Oregon became not only a home front but also a war front. For the first year after Pearl Harbor, there was the fear of a Japanese invasion of the West Coast. That threat became motivation for preparedness. The reality of an enemy ...

 

Water main breaks near SW Second Street in Newport
16 Sep 2014 at 12:02pm
Barnstormer eyes Newport
14 Sep 2014 at 11:55pm
Newport mayor proclaims National Preparedness Month
9 Sep 2014 at 6:53pm
Record-setting heat in Newport
9 Sep 2014 at 12:44pm
Port of Newport hires finance director
4 Sep 2014 at 12:19pm
Beached boat in Newport
4 Sep 2014 at 12:18pm

 

Highway 20 accident 2.5 miles east of Newport near Fruitvale
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16 Sep 2014 at 3:21pm
3:05pm Two vehicle crash on Highway 20 just over two miles east of Newport. Reports of injuries. Another wreck closer to Toledo on Highway 20. Share on FacebookShare on Facebook

Newport: Water main break near SW Second and 101
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16 Sep 2014 at 10:11am
The City of Newport has experienced a water main break near SW Second Street. The break has caused water in some areas to be brownish and contain some sediment. The city advises that the water IS safe to drink. Public Works Department staff are working to repair the break. Public Works Director Tim Gross told News [...]