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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

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.


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Prep softball: Philomath falls at Newport
24 Apr 2015 at 1:48pm
NEWPORT ? Down 7-3 in the top of the fourth inning with the bases loaded, the Philomath High School softball team found itself with a chance to get back into Friday's Oregon West Conference matchup at Newport. But Newport's defense came through and got ...

DeFazio Urges Coast Guard to Keep Newport Air Station Open
17 Apr 2015 at 5:48am
"Stagnant budgets only perpetuate the same kind of re-shuffling and redeployment of assets which led the Coast Guard to propose the ill-advised closure of its search and rescue air facility in Newport, Oregon, as well as a second air facility in Charleston ...

Oregon Coast Scientists Join with Russians in Whale Migration Discovery
16 Apr 2015 at 2:46pm
(Newport, Oregon) ? A group of scientists from Russia and the United States ? including some from the Oregon coast ? has discovered the longest migration of any mammal ever recorded, that of an endangered species of whale. The researchers documented ...

2015 Oregon high school Track and Field Bests: Week 4
24 Apr 2015 at 1:27pm
Oregon's best outdoor high school track and field marks for ... Javelin (255-4) ? Jackson VanVuren, Faith Bible, 198-8; Brendan Thurber-Blaser, Newport, 192-3; John Hanley, Grants Pass, 188-7. High jump (7-3½) ? Ben Milligan, Sherwood, 7-0¼; Dustin ...

Gerry Frank's picks: Boutique hotel, wine on coast; hot springs resort
24 Apr 2015 at 9:10am
Newport has become known for more than just being the Dungeness ... This shop and tasting room feature some of Oregon's best wines paired with gourmet foods. The beachy atmosphere features outdoor seating with the perk of being protected from the wind.

LIBRARIAN OF THE YEAR: Newport Library Director chosen
21 Apr 2015 at 1:29am
The Oregon Library Association has named Newport Library Director Ted Smith as its 2015 Librarian of the Year. The Association recognized Smith for his outstanding efforts as the director of the Newport Public Library. One of the many things Smith ...

Watch: Scientists get rare glimpse of undersea volcano
24 Apr 2015 at 11:45am
an oceanographer at the NOAA/Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory in Newport, Oregon, and lead author of the research published online in Geophysical Research Letters, an AGU journal. "Detecting seafloor volcanism is important because it is a very ...

Movie 'True Story' recounts life of Newport murderer
17 Apr 2015 at 5:01am
The film, which opens in theaters on Friday, is based on the case of Christian Longo. The Oregon man killed his wife and their three children in Newport, then fled to Mexico. "I think it is going to bring back a lot of hurtful feelings," said long-time ...

Coast Guard rescues hiker who fell from Ore. beach cliff
18 Apr 2015 at 6:50am
NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) ? The Coast Guard says it sent a helicopter to rescue a male hiker who fell about 40 feet from a cliff on the Oregon coast. KPTV of Portland ( reports the agency says Depoe Bay Fire and Rescue asked for help ...


Newport forming Community Visioning Work Group
21 Apr 2015 at 4:34pm


Ex-Newport pitcher Cochran excelling at Washington
by admin
25 Apr 2015 at 3:27pm
This Sunday, will unveil a special weekly feature ? ?Sunday Special? ? which will address various topics and document the achievements of past and present Lincoln County student-athletes. coaches, officials and other sports personalities. This week, reporter Mark Boster takes a look at former Newport star pitcher Kristin Cochran, who is already making a name for herself as a [...]

Newport: Moby Dicks downtown ? Fight ? at least one injured
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25 Apr 2015 at 2:15am
1:10am- Fight erupts out at Moby Dick’s Tavern downtown at 448 Coast Highway. Fight eventually breaks up, cops arriving, ambulance standing by. One combatant suffered a head wound. 1:16am- Medics and Fire Rescue now given the all clear by police to go in and assess the injured. At least one is bleeding from [...]