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All rooms are immaculate and have TV’s, VCR’s and in-room phones w/ data ports. Oceanfronts have queen bed, a double hide-a-bed, kitchen, cozy firelog fireplace and private deck. Both types sleep up to four people. Others are appointed for a two-person romantic getaway, yet still perfect for those on a budget. Elaborate oceanfront Jacuzzi suite has two bedrooms, kitchen, double hide-a-bed, fireplace and private deck, sleeping as many as six. For family reunions or large gatherings such as weddings, some rooms can connect to create two-room and three-room suites. Some rooms pet friendly

Perfect for large family vacations all the way down to a getaway lodging for two - with over 25 vacation rental homes to choose from. A breathtaking collection of craftsman or traditional beachfront homes, or oceanview houses – from one to seven bedrooms. In various areas of Lincoln City and overlooking the beach, with some in Depoe Bay. All kinds of amenities are available, like hot tubs, decks, BBQ, rock fireplaces, beamed ceilings and more. Some are new, some are historic charmers.

Feed the seals! One of the oldest aquariums in the U.S. is here in Seaside, Oregon, right on the Promenade

Literally over 100 homes available as vacation rentals – all distinctive and carefully selected to be special. Find them in Yachats, Waldport, Newport, Nye Beach, Otter Rock, Depoe Bay, Gleneden Beach, Lincoln Beach, Lincoln City, Neskowin, Pacific City, Tierra Del Mar and Rockaway Beach. Some pet friendly.

Inn at Wecoma Lincoln City.  Sleek, modern design w some partial ocean views, balconies and fireplaces. Spacious guestrooms w/ microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker, free continental breakfast.  Indoor pool and a hot tub. W-fi, fitness room, business center, and located within walking distance to finest restaurants. 867-sq-foot conference room for business meetings or large social events. Some pet friendly.

Suites, duplex units, houses for 2-8 people. Close to everything. All units w/ kitchens; many have fireplaces, decks, jetted tubs. Robes, slippers, luxury bath amenities and more. Award-winning flowers. Featured on Travel Channel.

 

Officials Tracking Suspected Tsunami Debris Boat off Oregon Coast

Published 04/09/2015

(Waldport, Oregon) – Scientists and officials are tracking a large chunk of fiberglass just off the Oregon coast that appears to be from a boat, likely part of the tsunami debris from the Japanese earthquake of 2011. It has so far included at least one living specimen as well.

Chris Havel, a spokesman for the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD), said the object is nearly 30 feet long and was spotted today just west of Ona Beach, near Seal Rock and Newport. It's still a few miles offshore, Havel said, and a team of state agencies are preparing to retrieve the debris from the ocean, possibly before midnight tonight, April 9.

“The debris appears to be half to two-thirds of a larger vessel, possibly damaged and set adrift during the earthquake and tsunami that struck the east coast of Japan in 2011,” Havel said.

Some fish native to Japan's waters have been discovered living on the object, including one still alive. These were a variety of yellowtail jack fish, as well as other sea life that clings to boats and debris.

Biologists from Oregon Coast Aquarium and the Hatfield Marine Science Center have so far determined these are of a low risk to the ecosystems of the Oregon coast. The group also conferred with Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife on this.

That same group of biologists will be studying the other fish still onboard the vessel once it has been brought to shore.

“Using funds set aside for responding to tsunami debris, Riverbend Marine Services of Newport will attempt to retrieve the debris today and tow it to the Port of Newport, where port officials immediately offered their cooperation to temporarily store it,” Havel said.

Once it's brought to land, OSU researchers will study it further, and then it will be dismantled and disposed of in a local landfill.

The yellowtail jack fish will find a new home at Oregon Coast Aquarium, where they will presumably be on display for the public. Currently, Seaside Aquarium in Seaside is the only coastal attraction with a fish from the tsunami debris still alive and available for viewing by the public.

The U.S. Coast Guard moved quickly today and has already broadcast a notice to boaters. They also marked it with a life ring and are able to track the debris after placing a data-transmitting buoy on the chunk of fiberglass. Meanwhile, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) provided mapping to predict the location of the object based on sightings.

At least 11 state and federal agencies are coordinating the response. These include Oregon Office of Emergency Management, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Oregon Department of State Lands, regon State University, Oregon State Police, Office of the Governor, U.S. Coast Guard, NOAA., Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Oregon State Marine Board and OPRD.

Beach visitors and marine boaters are reminded to be on the lookout for any debris floating at sea. In an emergency, call 911. For less urgent reports, call 211 from any coastal county.

More on Oregon coast tsunami debris. Photos below: other large tsunami debris objects found in recent years.

Living creatures found aboard a tsunami boat - photo Seaside Aquarium

The Tsunami Dock at Newport's Hatfield Marine Science Center

The Tsunami Dock in the surf at Newport, 2012

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A famous little family eatery where the seafood practically gets shuffled from the sea straight into your mouth. Soups and salads include many seafood specialties, including cioppino, chowders, crab Louie and cheese breads. Fish 'n' chips come w/ various fish. Seafood sandwiches with shrimp, tuna or crab, as well as burgers. Dinners like pan fried oysters, fillets of salmon or halibut, sautéed scallops.

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Pacific City, Oregon


Breathtaking high panoramic beach views from oceanfront rooms, spacious family suites & fully equipped cottages.  Known for gracious hospitality, the sparkling clean Sea Horse features a heated indoor pool, dramatic oceanfront spa, great whale watching, free deluxe continental breakfast, conference room, free casino shuttle & HBO.  Fireplaces, private decks and spas are available in select rooms.  Close to shops, golf, fishing & restaurants.  Pets are welcome in select rooms.  Senior discounts.  Kids 18 and under stay free in their parent's room.  Very attractive rates.
Lincoln City’s only resort hotel built right on the beach with all oceanfront rooms - nestled against a rugged cliffside overlooking a soft, sandy beach. Dine in penthouse restaurant and bar, for casual meal or candlelight dinner. An array of seafood specialties, juicy steaks and other Northwest favorites, including decadent Sunday buffet. Rooms range from bedrooms to studios to 1-bedroom suites with microwaves and refrigerators to full kitchens. Also, wi-fi, spa, saunas, exercise room and year-round heated swimming pool. Kids will love the game room and easy beach access. Full-service conference/meeting rooms for that inspirational retreat; extensive wedding possibilities.

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