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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

Tide Pool Discovery Events Continue on Central Oregon Coast
More tide pool amazement is on the agenda on the central Oregon coast, as Tidepool Discovery Days at Newport's Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area continues in June. Newport events

 

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Family-friendly resorts along the Oregon Coast
29 Aug 2014 at 12:22am
The Oregon coast has several family-friendly resort towns, including Cannon Beach, Seaside, Newport and Lincoln City. Resorts offering accommodations and amenities geared toward families are available in those towns. This family-friendly oceanfront ...

Recent Oregon Coast Science Findings: Ice Age Landscape, Whales
28 Aug 2014 at 10:22pm
(Oregon Coast) ? Oregon State University in Corvallis and its satellite facility in Newport have made some fascinating finds regarding whales and how the west coast looked during the Ice Age. Researchers from both parts of Oregon are literally making a ...

Biography features former city manager
28 Aug 2014 at 3:04pm
?The Kid From Valsetz: Donald A. Davis, First City Manager of Newport, Oregon? is the name of a new book written by Deborah H. Trusty and published by Dancing Moon Press. Her book is a biography about Don Davis, Newport?s first city manager. A book ...

Oregon Coast Community College regains accreditation, allowing financial aid ...
28 Aug 2014 at 8:40am
Oregon Coast Community College in Newport has regained accreditation by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, officials said Thursday. That means financial aid, which was withheld from Oregon Coast students for months during summer term ...

Paddle Oregon begins in Corvallis
18 Aug 2014 at 11:33am
NEWPORT ? Oregon State University researchers are tagging blue and fin whales off the coast of southern California this summer to study their ? Oregon State promoted Steve ?Lightning? McCoy to Assistant Athletic Director for Equipment Operations on ...

Newport Principal comes full circle
20 Aug 2014 at 2:32am
NEWPORT ? Troy Whittle, the sixth of ten children, graduated from Riverside High School and Eastern Washington University before following his teaching dreams to California and Oregon. Those dreams were turned full circle when he was hired in March as ...

Smoking on Oregon?s Beaches: Yes or No
29 Aug 2014 at 5:56am
PORTLAND ? The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department asked the public to participate in a discussion about whether smoking should be banned on the 362 miles of beaches along the Pacific coastline. Public meetings were held in Seaside, Newport ...

Big Wave Energy Test Center Sited at Newport, Oregon
15 Jan 2013 at 1:26am
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 ...

 

Three-car crash Thursday in Newport
28 Aug 2014 at 8:41pm
Bain withdraws from Newport council race
28 Aug 2014 at 8:22pm
Late filings for Newport council makes it a six-way race
26 Aug 2014 at 6:25pm
Former airport manager files for Newport council seat
26 Aug 2014 at 12:50pm
Port of Newport zeroing in on finance director
25 Aug 2014 at 10:11pm
Beemer seeking re-election to Newport City Council
25 Aug 2014 at 3:21pm

 

The question: Why aren?t there more Blacks in Oregon, now or historically?
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29 Aug 2014 at 10:05pm
Portland State University author and adjunct professor Walidah Imarisha will offer a free conversation: ?Why Aren?t There More Black People in Oregon? A Hidden History,? on Monday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. in the Community Meeting Room at Oregon Coast Community College, 400 SE College Way in Newport. Oregon has a history not only of [...]

Port of Newport gets green light on continued dredging alongside the Internat...
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29 Aug 2014 at 5:07pm
An email from the Governor’s Office states that the green light has been given to proceed with more dredging in Yaquina Bay, alongside the newly rebuilt International Terminal so the port can accommodate large log ships. Log exporter Teevin Brothers had indicated that half loads, due to a shallow draft beside the terminal, was [...]