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Two Oregon Coast Towns Pack Wallop for the Fourth
A huge array of things are happening in both: Lincoln City events and Newport events

Doggy Fest and Bird Trips on Oregon Coast
June presents the wildly popular Mutt Masters Dog Show and Olympics in Lincoln City and two birding events in Newport. Lincoln City events, Newport events

Ultimate Guide to Oregon Coast Fourth of July, Independence Day
Food, fireworks, music, entertainment, games, parades and even events for dogs. Seaside events, Manzanita events, Pacific City events, Lincoln City events, Newport events, Yachats events

Pioneering Geologist from 1870's Celebrated on Oregon Coast
Famed geologist Thomas Condon, a resident of the Columbia Gorge who taught about rocks and fossils in Nye Beach. Newport events

Like Oregon Coast Seabirds? There's an App for That
Now, you can get all you need to know about Oregon coast birds in an app; celebration in Newport, June 21. Newport events

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


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Touring northwest Oregon: From the Pacific Coast to Portland to Bend, with bo...
6 Jul 2015 at 11:38pm
Like Seaside, Newport has a beach made for long walks followed by mugs of hot coffee. "That's what I look like getting out of the pool," sighed a woman watching a blubbery sea lion heave itself onto the deck at the Oregon Coast Aquarium. Even those whose ...

Walkabout: Newport's Bay Boulevard on the Oregon Coast (photos)
29 Jun 2015 at 8:24am
While the Oregon Coast Aquarium stands as the biggest tourist draw to Newport on the Oregon Coast, Bay Boulevard is the heart and soul of Newport. It runs along northern the shore of Yaquina Bay. The curious mix of commercial fishing enterprise and tourist ...

Salem man dies after boat capsizes near Newport
4 Jul 2015 at 4:45pm
One person died and three others were injured after a boat capsized on Saturday near Newport. Oregon State Police said that they were dispatched to a capsized boat at 10:40 a.m. in the Pacific Ocean, just south of South Beach State Park. According to ...

1 person dead after boat capsizes off Oregon coast
4 Jul 2015 at 9:18am
NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) ? Authorities say one person drowned after a small boat capsized just off the Oregon coast near Newport. Newport Fire Chief Rob Murphy said the boat capsized on Saturday morning very close to shore, with four people on board.

Oregon Coast Science: How Tides Work, How They Push Moon Away
5 Jul 2015 at 2:13pm
First, a little more down to Earth, on the Oregon coast: Dr. Bill Hanshumaker, public information officer with the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, said tidal changes on the Earth and the Oregon coast happen because the moon is tugging at the oceans.

Briefly Northwest: Salem man identified as drowning victim in capsizing near ...
5 Jul 2015 at 8:53pm
NEWPORT ? The man who died after a small boat capsized off the Oregon Coast near Newport on Saturday was an 81-year-old Salem man, Oregon State Police said. Lowell Leather, 81, and three other people were crabbing close to shore Saturday morning when ...

Salem Man Dies In Boating Accident Caused By Sneaker Wave
5 Jul 2015 at 5:11pm
Newport, Ore. ? Yesterday at 10:40 am the Oregon State Police-Newport Office was dispatched to a capsized boat in the Pacific Ocean just south of South Beach State Park. The 21 foot Hewes boat was being operated by 58 year old Robert BAKER of Salem.

It's a wrap! Check out latest Newport tourism video
6 Jul 2015 at 1:09pm
NEWPORT ? It's a wrap for Uncage the Soul on the central Oregon coast, as the Portland-based production team finished filming a promotional video to encourage summer travelers to visit Newport. The pivotal scene was shot on the Fourth of July ...

Newport Firefighter To Tackle American Wildfires
3 Jul 2015 at 9:50pm
Alan Jones, 38, who?s part of the Newport fire station crew will spend two weeks, taking part in ground operations in the state of Oregon, at the end of August. The trip has been organised by Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service, and will also involved ...

1 person dead after small boat carrying 4 capsizes off Oregon coast south of ...
4 Jul 2015 at 10:27am
NEWPORT, Oregon ? Authorities say one person drowned after a small boat capsized just off the Oregon coast near Newport. Newport Fire Chief Rob Murphy said the boat capsized on Saturday morning very close to shore, with four people on board. Three of the ...


It's a wrap! Check out latest Newport tourism video
6 Jul 2015 at 11:15am
Man drowns after small boat capsizes off Newport coast
4 Jul 2015 at 7:18pm
Port of Newport tackles dock damage from sea lions, boat moorings
4 Jul 2015 at 12:34am
Newport plans to realign intersection, fix drainage problems
30 Jun 2015 at 11:13pm
Christian school moving into Newport
30 Jun 2015 at 8:33pm
Newport man arrested after truck strikes two women
30 Jun 2015 at 4:43pm


In Newport: New asphalt coming to a street near you!
by admin
7 Jul 2015 at 10:19am
CITY OF NEWPORT 2015 STREET OVERLAY PROJECT The City of Newport will be paving the following city streets from July 7th through 14th. Expected road closures and delays are as follows: Tuesday, July 7th, 8am-7pm The contractor will mill NW Nye Street from Olive to NW 3rd. The road will have limited one lane access controlled by [...]

All-Stars showcase talent in national pastime
by admin
7 Jul 2015 at 12:47am
Farm and Major division All-Stars from around the state converged in Newport on Saturday to showcase their talents in America?s pastime on the day of its birth?the Fourth of July. For photo coverage of the action, go to or click here.

Siuslaw National Forest Job Fair July 16 in Newport
by admin
6 Jul 2015 at 11:33pm
Newport, OR ? Learn about job opportunities on the Siuslaw National Forest and the federal hiring process during a job fair from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, July 16, at WorkSource Oregon, 120 E. Avery St., in Newport. Forest Service representatives will be available to discuss: Job and career opportunities with the U.S. Forest [...]