Oregon Coast News Archive: 2012 - 2013


Portland, Oregon Coast Week's Weather: Fog, Freeze and Sun Freezing fog is encroaching on the Portland area while the coastline will be a bit more even-keeled. Forcast through New Year's

Crazy Amounts of Glass Floats Hit Central Oregon Coast's Lincoln City Lincoln City has bundles more glass floats laying about its beaches, thanks to a special drop by the Lincoln City Visitor and Convention Bureau

Oregon Coast New Year's Eve Guide: Parties to Fine Food From parties and live music at bars, and then features the stunning, upscale restaurant possibilities.

Oregon Coast Whale Watch Week in Full Swing Whale Watch Week has begun on the Oregon coast today, going until New Year's Eve - December 31

A Nifty Last-Minute Gift Trick from Oregon Coast Lodgings There is still a way to get a gift certificate from the Oregon coast and have it to your intended recipient by Christmas Day

Oregon Coast New Years Day Hikes Include a Zombie Survival Walk New Year's Day features another fun and slightly unusual way to ring in the new year on the Oregon coast and around the state with the First Day Hikes in 25 state parks

Construction Delays Soon on Central Oregon Coast Bridge Cape Creek Bridge between Yachats and Florence is getting new sidewalks and rails

Christmas Weather Week on Oregon Coast, Portland: Maybe Snow As the first day of winter comes about, Portland may get snow and a rough commute Friday morning while the Oregon coast will be warmer but windier

Portland and Oregon Coast Weather Alert: Slick Roads for Morning NWS has issued a special weather statement saying slick roads are likely for the morning. Expires 9 am

Winter Solstice, Shortest Day of Year in Oregon, the Coast, Strange Astronomy History The weather is going to mean an unkind teaser for lovers of sunsets on the beaches, and it always brings up a curious bit of history about science and early religions.

Central Oregon Coast January Preview: Early Winter in Yachats, Florence Early winter is about whales, live music, food, interesting hikes, a big folk festival and agates along this part of the central Oregon coast

Oregon Coast Tourism Tips: Best of Its Sandy Spots Sure it's cliche. But sometimes, all you want is a long walk on a beach with a sunset while holding hands.

Fog, Rain, Even Sun for Oregon Coast and Portland This Week Both the Oregon coast and inland valley areas like Portland are in for some rather regular early winter weather

Four Freaky Facts You Didn't Know About the Oregon Coast Winter season spells some interesting twists and turns. Science, geology, Newport, Oceanside, Neskowin, Pacific City, kids, weather.

Oregon and Coast Travel: Gas Prices Rise Slightly Whether it will continue to go up or go down is still a bit up in the air

Oregon Coast Officials: Suggestions for Bird Watching in December ODFW recently released some interesting information about the many kinds of birds to look for on the Oregon coast this month

Possibility of Freezing Rain in Portland, Oregon Coast Range, Even Beaches The National Weather Service is advising that freezing rain may be just around the corner for coast range, Portland, Columbia Gorge and maybe even the beaches of the north coast

Bit of Oregon Coast History Demolished Due to Damage, Lack of Financial Support A famed vessel from the Oregon coast, one that was on a historic national register, had to be demolished last week

Slight Chance of Aurora Borealis Tonight in Oregon, Portland, the Coast There is a decent chance the Portland area - and perhaps even the Oregon coast - may get to see the Northern Lights late tonight

Central Oregon Coast Holiday Show Boasts Local Kids Those living on this part of the central Oregon coast are excited about some of the local kids who are work-shopping a new musical called The Gift

Biggest Freeze Since 70's for Parts of Oregon; Coast, Portland Close More freezing weather is on tap for the Oregon coast as well as inland parts of the valley, including Portland, Eugene, the Cascade foothills, Salem, Silverton, Corvallis

Oregon Coast Weather Advisories and Warnings: Some Snow, Icy Roads There's a winter storm warning for the central Oregon coast and inland areas south of Salem, while the north Oregon coast has a winter advisory

Central Oregon Coast Study Could Impact Endangered Whale Status Researchers out of the central Oregon coast's Hatfield Marine Science Center recently documented five very different populations of humpbacks

Haystack Holidays Offers Resplendent Shopping on N. Oregon Coast The picturesque community of Cannon Beach has started to light up with downtown holiday displays and a festive spirit all over

More Wacky Science from N. Oregon Coast and Seaside Aquarium Weird new creatures, a couple bird rescues and even fame on a national TV show

Where Sea Water Fires Into Air, Oregon Coast Spouting Horns Magnificent ocean fireworks that happen only in a few places and only under the right conditions. Oceanside, Yachats, Florence, Depoe Bay, Pacific City

Central Oregon Coast Bird Count Needs Volunteers It's called the Christmas Bird Count, where volunteers are needed to help count the bird population of the Yaquina Bay area

N. Oregon Coast Dives Into Holidays with White Christmas Musical It's already started, this bit of holiday theatrical merriment on the north Oregon coast – but the fun continues through December 29 in Cannon Beach

Oregon and Coast Range Travel Weather: Chilly Change, Some Snow Travelers returning on Sunday may encounter some amounts of snow in the coast range and definitely the Cascades.

Thanksgiving Dining on Oregon Coast What restaurants are open along the Oregon coast for Thanksgiving? Surprisingly, quite a few, even for the smaller villages.

Good Holiday Weather for Oregon, Coast - Snow Possible Later Some nice Thanksgiving travel weather is in store for most of Oregon, including a somewhat sunny Oregon coast

Central Oregon Coast Group Holds Salmon Watch Tour An increasingly popular field trip around the back of the central Oregon coast town of Newport happens again on December 8: the Cook Creek Salmon Watch Tour

Holiday Lodging Advice for Thanksgiving on the Oregon Coast The upcoming Thanksgiving weekend means lots of people out there and sometimes lodgings and rentals max out

Sea Star Wasting Disease Not Affecting Oregon Coast, Not Too Likely A nasty little disease called Sea Star Wasting Disease has attacked populations of the attractive little creatures in some major ways in California British Columbia and parts of the northern Washington coast

Lincoln City, Oregon Sightseeing Delights in 100's of Photos Looking for sightseeing possibilities on the central Oregon coast, but don't know where to start? Need a quick overview of beaches in Lincoln City?

Weekend of Sun, Fun on Oregon Coast, Maybe Comets Too The weather forecast for the rest of the next few days shows plenty of continued sun and nights not nearly as cold as inland

New on Oregon Coast: National Honors and a Geology Guide If you like major recognition for the Oregon coast or the wild and wooly geology of this placid place, then you'll love the develops of the past week

Suggested Places to Stay on Oregon Coast, Where to Spend the Night Looking for upscale or pet friendly places to stay on the Oregon coast? Places to spend the night that are especially good for kids – or maybe a big vacation rental home on the beach?

Best Oregon Coast Views, Viewpoints Wondering where all the really awesome viewpoints are on the Oregon coast? What are the best viewpoints or views along the coast?

Sightseeing Ideas: the Ghost Waves of Yachats, Central Oregon Coast One of the more remarkable spots along the entire Oregon coast is the little town of Yachats, where the waves are in a state of drama that is constant. Yachats attractions

Crazy Weather Coming to Oregon Coast, Portland, Valley The towns of Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport and Yachats

Cannon Beach's Haystack Awareness Program: N. Oregon Coast Schedule About the Haystack Awareness Program in Cannon Beach; tide pools, beach science, attractions

Oregon Coast Beach Safety Articles, Updates Safety guides, warnings, advisories, debris, other issues to keep your travels happy. Yachats, Florence, Waldport, Depoe Bay, Newport, Lincoln City, Pacific City, Netarts, Oceanside, Tillamook Bay, Garibaldi, Rockaway Beach, Manzanita, Wheeler, Cannon Beach, Seaside, Warrenton, Astoria

Oregon Coast Frequently Asked Questions Nature, beaches, wildlife, creatures, places to eat, places to stay, things to see and do and lots more.

Oregon Coast Questions Answered: Why So Many Dead Crab Shells? They're not a mass die-off of dead crabs at all. It's just that crab tend to molt all at the same time

Storms Bring Snow, Rain, Wind to Oregon, Cascades, Coast Weather statements for most of the state, including the Oregon coast, the Cascades, Portland, Willamette Valley and the Columbia Gorge

Musical Tropical Breeze on Central Oregon Coast This Weekend Mark Kailana Nelson, master of the ukelele and Hawaiian slack key guitar, shows up Lincoln City November 16 and 17

Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad Train Ride Schedules, News, Photos One of the more popular attractions along the entire Oregon coast runs out of Garibaldi these days: the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad

Latest Oregon Coast Lodging Deals, Contests, News Lincoln City lodging, Seaside lodging and Depoe Bay lodging news

Central Oregon Coast Birding Events, Talk on Titanic A talk on the Titanic and then some engaging birding events that include a field trip

N. Oregon Coast Group Announces Haystack Science Talks The Cannon Beach groups are announcing their lineup of the World of Haystack Rock lectures for the winter and spring.

Strong Winds Make for Remarkable Oregon Coast Beach Finds Crews at the Seaside Aquarium had their hands full in the last week or so as strong west winds created a plethora of beach landings

Tonight's Oregon Coast Surf Warning May Bring Weekend Beach Finds The National Weather Service (NWS) in Portland has issued a high surf advisory for the north Oregon coast through midnight tonight

Oregon Coast Odd Science: Debris, Possible Starfish Disease A series of interesting items are developing along the beaches of Oregon

New Oregon Study Warns of Oceans' Dark Future A new study contributed to by Oregon State University and the Hatfield Marine Science Center on the central Oregon coast says climate change will gravely impact most of the Earth's oceans

Oregon Coast Lands on Agenda for Final OPRD Meetings

Can You Swim in the Pacific Ocean on the Oregon Coast? While there is no real official stand on this by Oregon tourism or state authorities, the general answer is: yes, sort of

Oregon Coast Answers: What Are Those Snake-like Tubes or Whips? It's a seaweed (or a large algae) commonly called Bull kelp – or Bull Whip Kelp or Ribbon Kelp

November N. Oregon Coast Preview for Tillamook, Pacific City, Manzanita, Rockaway Those little towns of Garibaldi, Pacific City, Wheeler, Manzanita, Tillamook and Rockaway Beach continue the frivolity

Huge, Stormy Waves This Weekend on Oregon Coast The National Weather Service (NWS) is sending out a weather advisory about the Oregon coast with a sizable storm bringing really big waves to the area.

Spectacular Above and On Oregon Coast: Meteors, Fireball, Glowing Sand Meteors, a major fireball and even glowing sand were seen this week

Central Oregon Coast in November: Lincoln City Events Preview On the central Oregon coast, Lincoln City simply kills it in November with loads of fun to be had

Central Oregon Coast in November: Yachats, Florence Events Preview The little towns of Yachats and Florence know how to live it up indeed, with tons of art happenings, a major Celtic music festival, an indoor park for kids and more

Late Fall on Oregon Coast: Cannon Beach, Seaside November Preview Holidays on the north Oregon coast begin at the end of November and they seriously light up these coastal towns

Oregon Coast Scientists Warn of Oceans' Future, Economic Impacts A new study contributed to by Oregon State University and the Hatfield Marine Science Center on the central Oregon coast says climate change will gravely impact most of the Earth's oceans by the year 2100, creating a domino effect of biological and economic disasters

Oregon, Coast Travel: Gas May Get Close to $3 a Gallon They've already dropped five cents in Oregon in the last week or more, and AAA says this trend may continue until prices drop rather close to $3 a gallon

Latest on Solar Flare, Northern Lights Possibilities in Oregon, the Coast Three coronal mass ejections (CME) that happened over the course of the last few days have combined into one massive cloud on its way to Earth

Solar Flare May Mean Aurora Lights in Oregon, Coast The CME came from the Earth-facing sunspot AR1877

N. Oregon Coast Sees Tsunami Debris, Hundreds of Pelicans Combo of storms and then great weather made for some interesting finds with tsunami debris and a whole lotta pelicans

Oregon Coast Beach Cleanups Continue This Weekend SOLVE Beach and Riverside Cleanups have been rescheduled and the last chance to participate is coming up this Saturday, October 26

Marvelous Moon Moments Above Oregon Coast Our nearest interplanetary neighbor staring back at us has a way of creating an entirely new landscape along these beaches

Winners Announced in Central Oregon Coast Mushroom Cook-Off It has been a great season for wild mushrooms on the Oregon coast this year, and Lincoln City's 5th Annual Wild Mushroom Cook-Off in early October did not disappoint either

Stunning Oregon Coast Weather This Week, Perhaps Longer A sunny and warm weather pattern will likely remain for the entire week or longer along the Oregon coast

Oregon Coast Latest: Maps, Mileposts, Alerts, Local News A bundle of new features for travelers and locals on the Oregon coast are now bouncing around the internet to help inform those living on the beaches or those traveling there

N. Oregon Coast Museum Gets Ready for Holiday Event, Asks for Donations The Tillamook County Pioneer Museum’s only fundraiser, the Festival of Trees, will have its tenth anniversary this time around, to be held on December 13

Awesome Lunar Eclipse for Everyone But Oregon, West Coast However, just a tiny bit of an eclipse will be visible as the moon rises in the eastern sky

A Guide to Manzanita, Oregon Vacation Rentals, N. Coast The vacation rentals in the Manzanita and Nehalem Bay area reflect a vibrant sense of the beachy and retro

N. Oregon Coast Beer Fest So Big It Needs Two Weekends, Three Towns Cannon Beach, Seaside and Astoria are the epicenter of the North Coast Beer 101 Weekends

October Lodging Deals and Discounts on Oregon Coast October is when the specials start to kick into life

Brown Pelicans Still a Sight on Oregon Coast for a Little Longer A survey by U.S. wildlife scientists in September found 7,018 brown pelicans off of the Oregon coast, which bodes well for spotting them

Brace Yourself for Stunning Oregon Coast Weather This Week Some great weather is in store for the Oregon coast over this holiday weekend and for a few days – a welcome return to those Second Summer conditions

Oregon Coast Adventures in Aurora Borealis, Glowing Sand, Owls Things you may find on the beaches at night right now: glowing sand, a stunning meteor or two, some interesting wildlife sightings

'Batty' Opera Comes to Central Oregon Coast Die Fledermaus - translation “The Bat” - comes to the Lincoln City Cultural Center on Saturday, October 19

Gas Prices Continue to Shrink Around Oregon, the Coast Gas prices continue to shrink in Oregon and on the Oregon coast; the Oregon average loses four cents to $3.60

Central Oregon Coast Mushroom Fest Blooms Next Weekend It's all in reverence to the mushroom on the central Oregon coast from October 18 through 20, as the little town of Yachats holds its annual festival

Oregon Coast Science Experts: What is Sea Foam? Foam in the ocean is created by tiny little phytoplankton that have died and how their skeletons change the surface tension of the water

Oregon Coast Beach Clean Ups Rescheduled Throughout October The SOLVE Beach and Riverside Cleanup happen over two days in the month, on Saturday, October 12 and 26

More Sun and Fun on Oregon Coast This Weekend, Later in the Week Some stellar weather has been happening on the Oregon coast this past week and more is in store for the weekend

Central Oregon Coast Birding Events in October A lecture on a very colorful bird from these beaches and a field trip to check out birding hotspots around the area

Seaside, Oregon Vacation Guide, N. Coast Tips Seaside, on the north Oregon coast, has been a vacation paradise for over 100 years

Wacky Science Video: What Happened to Oregon Coast Second Summer But this year, for some reason, Mother Nature has decided to jack us

Oregon Officials: Look for More Sea Foam on the Coast These recent storms have brought on bunches of the white blobs, which usually show up more in storm season and spring

Astounding Record Rains on Oregon Coast; Wild Waves and Winds High winds up to around 70 mph in some places, a few power outages, some striking lightning storms and a high surf advisory were typical along the beaches

Firebrand Guitarist Stillway Performs on Central Oregon Coast Those who enjoy engaging guitar riffs and wry humor will be pleased with the central Oregon coast's Lincoln City Cultural Center on Friday, October 4

Latest Manzanita, Oregon News - Updates, Local and Travel News

High Surf Advisory for Oregon Coast This Weekend, Wild Waves As if high winds with gusts up to around 70 mph and rainfall over three inches in some spots isn't enough, the high wind warnings and storm scenarios for the coast now include a high surf advisory issued by the National Weather Service

Lincoln City, Central Oregon Coast October Events Preview There is so much to do in the central Oregon coast town of Lincoln City during October you may not want to leave once you get there

Storm Watches on Oregon Coast Upgraded to High Wind Warnings Recent high wind advisories for the Oregon coast have been upgraded to high wind warnings by the National Weather Service

Oregon Coast Beach Cleanup Tomorrow Postponed Due to High Winds The National Weather Service has posted advisories for 65-70 MPH winds and possible flooding in areas along Hwy 101

Big Storm, Record Rains This Weekend on Oregon Coast, Portland, SW Washington A seriously large storm is coming into the Oregon coast and inland areas like Portland, Eugene and Corvallis

Central Oregon Coast October: Yachats, Florence, Waldport Events From the very central point on the Oregon coast to the lively streets of Yachats and Waldport, things keep moving in fun directions in October

N. Oregon Coast October Events: Tillamook, Pacific City, Manzanita, Rockaway In the Tillamook County towns of Garibaldi, Pacific City, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Nehalem and Tillamook just keep chugging along

Central Oregon Coast Town Hosts German Septoberfest Celebration Septoberfest is Florence, Oregon's contribution to the festival of sizzling bratwurst and the cries of “prost,” happening September 28 and September 29

Autumnal Equinox Brought Wild Weather to Portland, Oregon Coast It is now officially fall today – Sunday – and the Oregon coast and parts of Portland saw Mother Nature throwing quite the noisy party to usher out summer

Lincoln City, Oregon Coast Lodging, Hotel, Motel, Rental News Now with news updates for Lincoln City lodging, on the central Oregon coast

Oregon Coast Whale Report for Summer; Upcoming Volunteer Training It's been a busy summer at the Whale Watch Center in Depoe Bay on the central Oregon coast

Recent N. Oregon Coast Odd Science: Glowing Sand, Octopus Eyes, BBC Crew You can always count on Seaside Aquarium to make the fun and fascinating science discoveries in their area of the Oregon coast

Updated: Storms Coming to Oregon Coast, Changes for Portland Area Some big storm action is about to roll into not just the Oregon coast but the Portland area, along with the Cascades, the Columbia Gorge, Willamette Valley

Central Oregon Coast October Preview for Newport If you think the central Oregon coast is dull and boring during fall, you've got another thing coming

Harvest Moon Makes Dramatic Show in Oregon, the Coast The Harvest Moon will be showing up in the next 24 hours, providing a stellar, lunar show for Oregon and the Oregon coast

N. Oregon Coast October: Astoria Events Preview October presents a lot more than spooks in Astoria. Look for wine, live music, live theater, a cash mob event and much more in this calendar of events preview for the uppermost left edge of the Oregon coast

A Trippy Central Oregon Coast Labyrinth: Strawberry Hill, Near Yachats A surreal little wonder called Strawberry Hill sits tucked away in a kind of beachy middle of nowhere

N. Oregon Coast October Events: Seaside, Cannon Beach Preview It may be the season where things bump in the night on these beaches, but there's plenty more than that happening in the north Oregon coast towns of Cannon Beach and Seaside

OMSI Begins Plans to Expand to Central Oregon Coast Portland's Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) has announced it plans to build the Coastal Discovery Center in Newport

Foodie Event Features Fun with Fungi on Oregon Coast It's the 5th Annual Pacific NW Wild Mushroom Cook-Off on Saturday, October 12 at the Lincoln City Culinary Center

Benefit for Central Oregon Coast Land Conservancy in Newport This Month The central Oregon coast is home to numerous land trust properties in Lane, Tillamook and Lincoln counties which are managed by the Central Coast Land Conservancy

Latest on Oregon Coast Shellfish, Crabs, Closures Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) this week released its recreation update on shellfish, crabbing and recent closures along the Oregon coast

Oregon Coast Nature News Roundup: Heatwave, Whales, Wild Bugs, Many Birds Lots of whales are being seen, dragonflies caused a huge stir recently, some beautiful birds are in abundance and there is some stellar weather

Heatwave for Oregon Means Really Warm Temps for Coast as Well A bit of a heatwave for the Oregon coast, but still a respite from the soaring temps in inland Oregon

State Officials Point Out Big Birds Abound on Oregon Coast Now Some interesting bird action is happening along the Oregon coast, especially for those who love egrets, herons and pelicans

N. Oregon Coast Program Looks At Today's Politics Through the Eyes of Lincoln Tillamook County Pioneer Museum presents a Conversation Project program “Lessons from Lincoln: Is Political Bipartisanship Possible?” on Saturday, September 21

Major Migration of Dragonflies Reported on Oregon Coast A huge chunk of the Oregon coast is now talking about large numbers of dragonflies flitting through the region, an annual migration that seems unusually large to some

Oregon Coast Travel: Gas Prices Steady Here, Rising Elsewhere For those traveling to and from Oregon and the coast, gas prices in this state continue to tick downward, while the national average has gone up

Central Oregon Coast Bird, Naturalist Programs This Month In one you can take a nature's hike through Tanzania and another features a field trip to two central Oregon coast hotspots for birds

N. Oregon Coast Talk Looks at Invasive Species Coming Via Tsunami Debris A special lecture will happen near Oceanside this weekend discussing the possibilities of invasive species coming to the Oregon coast through tsunami debris

Fascinating Sights on Oregon Coast Now: Dragonflies, Whales, Odd Fish It's always the season for interesting finds along the Oregon coast, but September can really host some wonders in the realm of nature

Researchers Need Help from Citizens on Birds Around Oregon, the Coast One group in Oregon is calling for assistance from the public helping out in a grand project of gathering about birds around the state, especially the Oregon coast

Look for Warm Weather Wonders of Second Summer on Oregon Coast This Month September and October are known as the “Second Summer” along the shoreline because this is when things are at their most sky-blue, their warmest and the calmest

Central Oregon Coast Family Lodging Dynasty Adds Hotel in Newport The Lee family of the central Oregon coast has resurrected a classic in the area with the updated Inn at Nye Beach, a fanciful, upscale hotel with broad views of the ocean and beaches

Little Renaissance at Tiny Oregon Coast Village A tiny town of maybe a mile or two of almost-beachfront homes, the place is known for its sleepy vibe. But in the last year or two parts of it nearly fell asleep – permanently

Lincoln City's Oregon Coast Pride Fest a Rainbow of Fun The Oregon Coast Pride Festival is returning next week, celebrating the LGBT community of the coast and the rest of the state, while boasting loads of family entertainment and fun times on the beach

Oregon Coast Photo Essay: Subtle Wonders of Chaos in Yachats There's a lot about this little central Oregon coast wonder that's fairly obvious right off the bat: a dramatic, crazed coastline where rocky basalt structures coax the waves into a constant state of crashing

Oregon Coast Sand Levels Doing Crazy Things - But Not Too Crazy This year, it's happening again and allowing insane access to a host of places not usually traversable

Gas Prices Down for Labor Day Weekend Travelers in Oregon, Along the Coast Oregon's AAA office is noting gas prices continue to tick downward both in this state and across the nation

Become an Oregon Coast Aquarium Volunteer Oregon Coast Aquarium is looking for volunteers around from around the state to become an informative part of its fall exhibit interpretation Volunteer Training Program which begins September 21

N. Oregon Coast September Preview: Tillamook, Manzanita, Garibaldi, Rockaway, Pacific City September provides plenty to do in the towns of Pacific City, Tillamook, Garibaldi, Rockaway Beach, Nehalem and Manzanita

Hood to Coast Travel, Lodging Advice This Weekend Crazy days and nights are ahead for those wanting to hit the north Oregon coast this weekend, as the Hood to Coast running event takes over parts of the highways

Late Summer Adventures Abound Right Now on Oregon Coast Here's a sampling of things to look for – and this is only in a ten-mile range of coastline

Dazzling Classical Guitarist Performs in Lincoln City, Oregon on Aug 29 The Lincoln City Cultural Center hosts the Oregon coast debut of classical guitarist Aaron Larget-Caplan on August 29

Lincoln City September Preview, Central Oregon Coast September brings warmer weather to the beaches and lodging prices start to nosedive, leaving this the most tempting time of year on the Oregon coast.

Nice Little Heatwave for Oregon Coast: Say Hello to Tropical Beaches The Oregon coast is about to get downright tropical this week, as sunny skies and temps in the upper 70's and even the mid 80's are going to heat things up

N. Oregon Coast September Preview: Astoria Events As fall approaches the north Oregon coast actually gets warmer, which means some incredible weather in highly atmospheric and historical Astoria

More Outer Space and Earthly Oddities Found on Oregon Coast Nights Meteor showers still happening right now, the possibilities of glowing sand or seeing a space station overhead, and you can now add an explosion way out there in the galaxy

Central Oregon Coast in September: Second Summer in Yachats, Florence This events preview starts with Florence and is follow by the calendar for Yachats and Waldport

Astronomers Find New Nova Explosion - Possible to See from Oregon, Coast Scientists have discovered a new nova exploding out there in the universe, and it should be visible to those of us living in Oregon and on the Oregon coast

N. Oregon Coast September Preview for Seaside, Cannon Beach As the warmest time of the year on the Oregon coast settles, September brings much to do in the north coast towns of Seaside and Cannon Beach

Central Oregon Coast September Preview: Newport, Depoe Bay This is the warmest time of the year on the coast, and so it follows that some of the most awesome events of that month are held outdoors in Newport and Depoe Bay

Little Renaissance at Tiny Oregon Coast Village Being a bit out of the way from most modern commercial conveniences, its tourism businesses became greatly hobbled after its only restaurant and store shut down

The Colorful Chaos of Clouds on the Coast of Oregon There is much more to cloudy days on the Oregon coast than meets they eye

Oregon Coast Travel: Pleasant Surprises at the Pump A variety of experts around the U.S. say gas prices are down and that trend may well continue, in spite of this last burst of the heavy summer travel season

Special Glass Float Drops Coming This Year in Central Oregon Coast Town This will be the 15th anniversary of the Finders Keepers program in Lincoln City, so something special is planned for this year

Central Oregon Coast Features Rough Buccaneer Rampage Sports Events The first annual Buccaneer Rampage will be Saturday, August 24 in Newport: a 5K course that features a number of grueling obstacles

Rising Young Eugene Star Returns to Central Oregon Coast Halie Loren performs at Saturday, August 17 on the central Oregon coast, at the Lincoln City Cultural Center

Summer Just Got a Little More Otherworldly on Oregon Coast Shooting stars, a space station and maybe glowing sand make for surreal summer nights

Maritime Museum on Oregon Coast Holds Flag Tour, Talk The central Oregon coast's Pacific Maritime & Heritage Center will try to share a bit of seafaring good luck on Saturday, August 10

Will Oregon and the Coast See the Space Station This Week? OMSI planetarium manager Jim Todd said the ISS will be viewable until August 24, but three of the best flyovers happen Sunday and Monday night

Oregon Coast Travel: Pump Prices Tick Down Temporarily Summer vacationers to the Oregon coast are getting just a tiny break at the pump, as Oregon's AAA office says prices in the state have ticked down just a tiny bit.

Oregon Coast Water Advisories: One Lifted, One New Warning Great news for surfers and beachgoers who love one particular spot on the Oregon coast, but not so good for a central coast lake popular for recreation

Birding Possibilities Abound On Oregon Coast Now, Say Officials Various kinds of pelican and falcon are kicking around the north Oregon coast, and the central Oregon coast has plenty offer as well.

Oregon Coast Could Get Awesome Glimpses of Perseid Meteor Showers It's the Perseid Meteor Showers starting right about now, and the Oregon coast will – weather permitting – be an incredible place to see them

Oregon Coast Officials Hold Public Input Meetings on Fishing Oregon fishermen will be asked to help set future Pacific halibut and bottomfish seasons and regulations along the Oregon coast in four public meetings in August

Central Oregon Coast Hosts Sandcastle Fest This Week On Saturday, August 3, Lincoln City once again hosts the massive 2013 Siletz Bay Sandcastle Competition

N. Oregon Coast Space Balloon Center Expands Last week, the Port of Tillamook Bay held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Johnson Near Space Center, the first commercial high-altitude balloon and UAS facility in the nation

N. Oregon Coast Facility Gives Birth to Thousands of Freaky Critters A trifecta of funky finds on the north Oregon coast, as the Seaside Aquarium is giving birth to literally thousands of new creatures

Central Oregon Coast Joins Battle Against Cancer In August, the town hosts the American Cancer Society Relay For Life® of Lincoln City and the Relay's Got Talent

N. Oregon Coast August Preview: Events in Tillamook County, Manzanita, Pacific City This part of the north Oregon coast includes Tillamook Bay towns of Tillamook and Garibaldi, and the Nehalem Bay area villages of Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Nehalem and Wheeler

Cannon Beach Astronomy: Oregon Coast Nighttime Photo Essay There is no supercollider here, jamming odd particles into the waves of the Pacific Ocean. There's no major radio telescope or high-altitude array mapping out black holes

Pelican and Big Elk Making a Splash on Oregon Coast Don't look now but plenty of elk may be watching you from the forests of the Oregon coast, along with pelicans

N. Oregon Coast in August: Seaside, Cannon Beach Serious amounts of beachy fun are to be had on the north Oregon coast in the towns of Seaside and Cannon Beach come late summer

Lincoln City Events Preview: Central Oregon Coast in August August really heats up on the central Oregon coast, especially in Lincoln City.

Central Oregon Coast Summer: Yachats, Florence August Events Preview Oh, the fun of late summer, as August brings wine, song, dance, food and outdoor events to this part of the central Oregon coast

Oregon Coast Range Forests Under Fire Watch, Restrictions ODF has issued tighter restrictions on use of forests in the Oregon coast range and northwest Oregon because of serious fire danger

Central Oregon Coast Town Looks to Get Plants Adopted The Connie Hansen Garden in Lincoln City will be holding its Orphan plant sale on Saturday, July 27

North Oregon Coast August Preview: Astoria Events There may be tons of history on this part of the north Oregon coast but the fun in August is thoroughly modern

Gas Prices on the Rise in Oregon, on the Coast The Oregon office of the AAA is saying gas prices are on a quick trajectory upwards this week and will remain higher through the summer

Oregon Coast News Alerts: Clamming Closure, New Attraction, Historic Artifact Leaves One historical artifact leaves the coast, another history museum opens up, and part of Oregon's beaches are closed to clamming for a few months

Oregon's Wildlife Department Wants Your Coast, River Photos You can now share your summertime fishing, clamming and tidepooling photos with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Central Oregon Coast August Preview: Newport Lots of fun, sun and sand are available on the central coast in August, but Newport and Depoe Bay provide plenty of other distractions

What You Missed on Central Oregon Coast This Week Sun, fun and sand – lots of sand – have been on the menu on the central Oregon coast all week

Oregon Officials Hold Photo Contest to Celebrate the Coast Got a fantastic shot of your family on the Oregon coast – either recently or an oldie historic one?

New Attraction on Central Oregon Coast: Maritime Museum in Newport The Lincoln County Historical Society has opened up the Pacific Maritime and Heritage Center right on Newport's buzzing waterfront.

Razor Clamming Closes Next Week on N. Oregon Coast The closure only happens on the north Oregon coast on Clatsop beaches, which encompasses Seaside, Gearhart and Warrenton

Oregon Coast Lodging News in Yachats, Astoria, Cannon Beach, Lincoln City There are green business methods and bonfires in Yachats, there's a boat house offered as a vacation rental biz and golfers will love what's happening near Lincoln City

Rockaway Beach, Oregon Tourism, Sites and Sights Seven miles of captivating beaches await you in the little north Oregon coast town of Rockaway Beach

Hawk Lecture Includes Potluck in Cannon Beach, North Oregon Coast A small town potluck and a chance to learn about hawks of the Oregon coast, with the Summer Potluck and Hawk Talk in Cannon Beach on July 12

Cannon That Gave Oregon Coast Town Its Name Leaves the State The original cannon that gave Cannon Beach its name is now also in need of a makeover

Devil's Lake Revival Returns to Lincoln City, Oregon Coast July 20 is the date for the return of a much-loved annual event on the central Oregon coast, as Lincoln City again hosts the Devil's Lake Revival

Central Oregon Coast Stunner: Bob Creek Beach, Near Yachats Bob Creek State Park, several miles south of Yachats, sits just a few miles within the borders of Lane County

Visions of Various Fireworks on Oregon Coast, a Photo Essay Each little town along the Oregon coast has its own way of throwing an Independence Day party

Oregon Parks Holds Photo Contest to Celebrate Coast Public Access Photos of recreation on the Oregon shore could get you a chance to win two nights' stay in a State Park yurt.

Central Oregon Coast Kite Festival Put on a 'Big' Show An estimated 17,000 spectators visited the festival throughout the weekend, but that does not account for those that arrived via the beach

Stellar Weather This Week for Oregon Coast, Refuge from Inland Heat Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Oceanside and Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Yachats, Newport and Florence

Talks on Science of Oregon Coast Shorelines Throughout Summer For those wishing to learn more about Oregon coast natural history there are some extraordinary opportunities this summer

Cannon Beach Hosts Potluck and Talk About Oregon Coast Hawks Learn about hawks of the Oregon coast with the Summer Potluck and Hawk Talk in Cannon Beach on July 12

Water Warnings Lifted for Two Oregon Coast Areas Two extremely popular beach areas of the north Oregon coast are now under a health advisory, with Oregon officials urging the public to not go into the water

Oregon Coast Production of Comedic Fox and the Fairway Begins Soon The central Oregon coast will boast a hilarious bit of theater starting in early July, as Lincoln City's Theatre West presents their production of The Fox on the Fairway

New Oregon Coast Attraction: Maritime Center in Newport The Pacific Maritime and Heritage Center will boast an abundance of displays and features

Rockaway Beach, Oregon Tourism: Sights and Sites What was once called Garibaldi Beach, according to the history books, became named Rockaway Beach early in the last century and has been a tourism hotspot ever since

Mutt Masters and Dog Olympics Takes Over Central Oregon Coast Town Every dog has his day, and the central Oregon coast will provide just that next week with the annual Mutt Masters Dog Show and Olympics on June 29 in Lincoln City

Oregon and Coast Travel Advice: Gas Prices Still Down a Bit Gas prices continued to dip a bit this week in Oregon and along the Oregon coast, according to AAA

SuperMoon Over Oregon and Coast - Maybe Aurora Borealis More astronomy fun and awe is headed for Oregon and the Oregon coast, as the coming full moon this weekend is the Super Full Moon – and the Northern Lights may appear

Oregon and Coast Weird Weather Watch Today: Funnel Clouds NWS issued an unusual weather alert today: the possibility of a funnel cloud on the north Oregon coast or central Oregon coast

Astronomy Fun Facts and Science: Summer Starts Today in Oregon, on Coast If you're looking for the longest day of the year and the first day of summer, you've stumbled upon it

Oregon Coast Travel Experts: How to Avoid Vacation Rentals Scams Maybe once or twice a year, out of the thousands of bookings that happen at Oregon coast vacation rentals, somebody gets scammed

Oregon Coast July: Lincoln City Events Preview While most people head to this part of the central Oregon coast for the beaches and natural amenities, it's easy to get seriously distracted by the events in Lincoln City

Big Oregon Coast Triathlon Coming Up at End of June More than one hundred athletes will be putting themselves to the test on the central Oregon coast on June 29 as the Olalla Lake Off-Road Triathlon comes to Newport

Florence, Yachats July: Mid-Summer Oregon Coast Preview Summer heats up and so do the central Oregon coast towns of Florence and Yachats, as July ushers in a host of large events

Oregon Coast Beach Connection Staff Photographs ISS Over Portland The International Space Station made quite the spectacular run over Portland one day in early June at twilight

Still More International Space Station Viewable Above Portland, Oregon Coast From now until Friday your chances of sighting the International Space Station above Portland and other parts of Oregon are still pretty good

Massive Minus Tides in June on Oregon Coast, Low as Minus Three Ft A seriously impressive set happens later in the month, sometimes as much as minus three feet in some areas.

N. Oregon Coast July Preview: Cannon Beach, Seaside Seaside and Cannon Beach, on the north Oregon coast, present a summer full of fun activities, and they start to hit their stride in July

N. Oregon Coast July: Garibaldi, Tillamook, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Pacific City Outdoors activities and festivals abound on the this part of the north Oregon coast in Garibaldi, Rockaway Beach, Pacific City, near Oceanside, Tillamook and Manzanita.

State Parks Seeks Public Input About Rule Changes at Meetings Around Oregon, Coast OPRD will be holding a series of meetings in the next week taking public input on the matter. These happen on the central Oregon coast, in Bend and Eastern Oregon

Fascinating Wildlife Displays on Oregon Coast Now, Including Deer Fawns Birds like bald eagles, puffins falcons and more are making quite the spectacle right now – but also young deer can be seen in coastal forests

Upcoming on Central Oregon Coast: Agates Show, Art Guild Show June brings two major features of visual fun to the central Oregon coast

Central Oregon Coast: Lincoln City Crabbing, Clamming Clinics All Summer From June through September the Lincoln City Visitor & Convention Bureau is offering free crabbing and clamming clinics led by central Oregon coast expert Bill Lackner

Oregon Coast Fourth of July Preview, 2013 An enormous array of Fourth of July celebrations are in store for this year Independence Day along the Oregon coast.

Portland Lecture Next Week on Oregon Coast Tsunami Debris, Invasive Species Oregon Marine Debris Team, CoastWatch and Oregon Shores are putting together a special talk on this subject on June 13 in downtown Portland

Huge Minus Tides on Oregon Coast in June There is one fairly decent set of minus tides happening right now on the Oregon coast, going through to June 15. But a seriously impressive set happens later in the month

Photos of International Space Station Over Portland The International Space Station made quite the spectacular run over Portland Thursday at twilight

Slipper Covered in Sea Life Found on Oregon Coast, Likely Tsunami Debris Another interesting find on the Oregon coast that is presumably tsunami debris, but this time it is quite small

Oregon Coast Bird Events Coming Up, Including Field Trip Newport's Yaquina Birders & Naturalists hosts two events in June on the central Oregon coast that will be of great interest to anyone engaged by the natural side of things

Appearance of International Space Station Above Portland, Oregon, the Coast From now through June 21 your chances of sighting the International Space Station above Portland and other parts of Oregon are really good

Oregon Photo Essay: Startling Spring Subtleties of N. Coast Late spring in the region produces some mighty wet moments, but these clouds are special clouds

Central Oregon Coast Mythical Creature Wins National Award Lincoln City's Sparky crowded out more than 120 impressive projects that were submitted

Wildlife on Oregon Coast Now: Birds, Amphibians, More Shorebirds, elk, amphibians and more are big on the Oregon coast now

Central Oregon Coast Highland Games Now Rival Portland's One of the largest Celtic parties of the year is this weekend with the Newport Celtic Festival & Highland Games on June 7, 8 and 9

Goonies Legacy Celebrated on N. Oregon Coast Next Weekend June 7 is now known as Goonies Day in the north Oregon coast town of Astoria – where the iconic cult movie was filmed nearly 30 years ago

Second Baby Seal at N. Oregon Coast Attraction in a Week Another baby seal was born this morning at the attraction, the second in just over a week

Central Oregon Coast Kite Festival Attracts Monster Creations The kite will be king at the upcoming 29th Annual Summer Kite Festival in Lincoln City, on the central Oregon coast.

Crabs Make for Fascinating Finds Now on Oregon Coast If you like catching crab there is OK news right now, but finding parts of them may be a series of stunning surprises

Sizable Minus Tides of the Year Now on Oregon Coast Some are quite sizable - almost a foot. All happen in the mornings between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m.

Newport in June Preview: Central Oregon Coast Early Summer The little big town of the central Oregon coast – Newport - is packed with beaches and bayfronts, hosts dozens and dozens of activities in June, both indoors and outdoors

Central Oregon Coast Race Brings in Thousands This Weekend This Saturday – June 1 – is when the central Oregon coast town of Newport will get flooded with a little over 1,000 runners

Oregon Astronomy: Portland, Coast Can See Dance of Planets Earth, and Oregon and its coast, are about to witness a rare planetary conjunction, nicknamed the Dance of the Planets

Oregon Coast Beach Connection Photos on Display in Portland Photographs from Oregon Coast Beach Connection are on the walls for the month at the popular Raleigh Hills Starbucks on Beaverton/Hillsdale Highway in SW Portland

New Seal Pup Born at N. Oregon Coast's Seaside Aquarium The latest seal pup is believed to have been born sometime around 3:30 a.m., but that process can a bit of a mystery

Star Parties Coming Up in Oregon Coast Range, Gorge, Prineville The galaxy and astronomy comes a little bit more down to Earth in the Gorge and the Oregon coast range, while next weekend does the same in eastern Oregon, in Prineville

Memorial Day Weekend Availability, Openings for Oregon Coast It seems by far and away most motels, hotels and rentals on the Oregon coast have been snapped up for Memorial Day weekend

Gas Prices for Oregon Coast Trips Not as High as Last Year Oregon's AAA said trips to and from the Oregon coast won't be quite as expensive as last year during the Memorial Day Weekend

June in Rockaway, Tillamook, Oceanside, Pacific City: N. Oregon Coast Pirates, crabs, boats, antique railroad rides and lots of food and other outdoor events are just part of the fun waiting to happen in lower Tillamook County on the north Oregon coast

Seaside, Cannon Beach Next Month: Bevy of Oregon Coast Events The north Oregon coast towns of Cannon Beach and Seaside are showing off a bevy of activities and events in June

June in Lincoln City, Oregon Coast: Bundles of Events The central Oregon coast town of Lincoln City knows how to usher in the early summer.

A Look Ahead on N. Oregon Coast: Astoria Events

June on N. Oregon Coast: Manzanita, Nehalem Bay, Wheeler

Oregon Coast Elk, Sea Lions, Birds Highly Visible Forests surrounding areas like Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Tillamook, Oceanside and Pacific City are literally coming alive right now

More Glass Floats in One Oregon Coast Town Lincoln City's Jennifer Sears Glass Art Studio is growing, as its showroom features even more glass art on display

Oregon Coast Question Answered: Best Beaches of Manzanita? The area runs the gamut of landscape geography, from towering cliffs, soft sand beaches, rocky places to amble around a variety of waterways

Antique Trains Ride Again This Month on Oregon Coast The Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad on the north coast starts up its regular runs at the end of May, which begins a whole summer of antique train rides

This Central Oregon Coast Field Trip is for the Birds - No, Really

N. Oregon Coast in June: Rockaway, Pacific City, Tillamook, Manzanita

Lively Rockers Fire Up Lincoln City, Oregon Coast, on Memorial Weekend

June Oregon Coast Event Combines Surfing, Beach Cleaning

Extreme Caution Urged This Weekend on Roads Near Oregon Coast - Oregon officials are urging extreme caution when it comes to a major bike event to and from the Oregon coast this weekend

Mystery Writer Dugoni Visits Oregon Coast in June Lincoln City's Driftwood Public Library welcomes New York Times bestselling mystery author Robert Dugoni on Sunday, June 9

Gas Prices Shoot Upwards in Oregon This Past Week

Fishing and DMV Closure Coming Up in N. Oregon, Coast

A Tale of Weird, Dumb Luck in Oregon and Coastal Astronomy This seems my lot in life when it comes to photographing astronomical and scientific phenomena along the Oregon coast

June on the Central Oregon Coast: Florence, Yachats Preview June provides a growing bevy of events and happenings in the little towns of Florence and Yachats

N. Oregon Coast Spring Sights: How Rockaway Beach Lights Up Something the tourism officials of Oregon never tell you: the skies on the coast get much more dramatic in spring

N. Oregon Coast, Cannon Beach Show Features Blues, Folk, Celtic on May 24 Richter is an easygoing singer, songwriter and guitarist. Who plays a blend of Celtic, blues, folk, and rock

Mother's Day Ideas for Oregon Coast: Highlights, Events, Nature There is a lot awaiting your mom on the Oregon coast

Gas Prices Up in Oregon The writing is on the walls for Oregon and its coastal tourism industry. Or, rather, on the gas station signs

Central Oregon Coast Scientists Set Octopus Free Next Week Every nine months or so, the central Oregon coast attraction has to say goodbye to their famed octopus, and on May 14 they will be doing just that

Excellent Bird, Wildlife Sightings on North Oregon Coast Right Now The forests surrounding areas like Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Tillamook, Oceanside and Pacific City are literally coming alive

Oregon Coast Scenic Rail Rides Begin Season This Month The Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad on the north coast starts up its regular runs at the end of May, which begins a whole summer of antique train rides between Garibaldi and Rockaway Beach

Modern Jazz Graces Central Oregon Coast on May 10 The central Oregon coast town of Lincoln City will feature some jazz you can truly dig: a sextet called Tunnel Six

Central Oregon Coast Birding Events Highlighted by Field Trip The Yaquina Birders & Naturalists group of Newport plans another lecture and a field trip

Look for Aquarid Meteor Showers Above Oregon, the Coast This Weekend Chances are quite good for seeing some major meteor shower action on Saturday in Oregon and along the coast

Oregon Coast in 70's and 80's in Coming Days East winds will be the culprit for some massive warm spells on the Oregon coast this weekend, bringing some areas up into the low 80's

Oregon Weather Officials: Be Careful of Rivers This Weekend NWS released a special weather statement about the upcoming high temperatures this weekend, urging those hitting wterways in the state and on the Oregon coast to exercise extreme caution

Best Beaches of Manzanita, N. Oregon Coast The area runs the gamut of landscape geography, from towering cliffs, soft sand beaches, rocky places to amble around a variety of waterways

ODOT Highway Work, Delays in Oregon Coast Range, Newport, Waldport Look for some delays in the coming week along the route to Lincoln City, at Newport and in Waldport.

Central Oregon Coast Gets Visit from Former President The central Oregon coast will get a visit from a most distinguished former president in May: Theodore Roosevelt.

Oregon Coast Whale Numbers of Late March Numbers for March released by the Whale Watch Center in Depoe Bay show a definite upward slingshot as the great migration reached a peak

Massive Cinco de Mayo Fest for Central Oregon Coast This celebration started five years ago as Lincoln City Spanish instructor José Solano organized the first one on the Oregon coast

Sunny Skies, Nearly 70 on Oregon Coast Later This Week Look for greatly improving skies and conditions this week on the Oregon coast, while it looks likely you'll encounter some of those prime photo opps for dramatic clouds as well

Oregon Coast Glass Studio Expands Showroom Lincoln City's Jennifer Sears Glass Art Studio is growing, as its showroom features even more glass art on display

Oregon Coast Fish Taco Cook-Off, May 4 Saturday is the 5th Annual Fish Taco Cook-Off in Lincoln City, taking place at the Culinary Center in Lincoln City

Gas Prices Continue Drop in Oregon, Some Around $3.35 Gallon Travel to and from the Oregon coast, as well as around the rest of the state, is getting cheaper by the day

Gnarly Bike Race Next Weekend on Central Oregon Coast May 5 brings the 2nd Annual Coast Hills Classic Mountain Bike Race to Newport's South Beach area, a race that's part rugged and rough ride and part fundraiser

Orca Whales Arrive on Oregon Coast for Yearly Visit This group of Orcas is a mystery to scientists: they don't know where they come from. They are transients that simply show up each April, chasing food sources up the Oregon coast

Oregon Astronomer: Good Time to See Saturn, Rings An Oregon astronomer says now is a great time to catch Saturn in the skies above Oregon and the Oregon coast, and its rings will be especially visible

Glowing Sand Critters on Oregon Coast Spotted Again One of the more unusual and delightful secrets of the Oregon coast is the glowing sand phenomenon

Oregon Coast Photo Essay: Striking Seasonal Sights Are you guaranteed to find this all the time in spring on the Oregon coast? No. But your chances are much greater

Oregon Coast Spring Surprise: Now is Most Photogenic Time of Year A little known fact about spring on the coast, especially April, is that this season can yield the best photographs of the whole year

Space Colonization Lecture on Oregon Coast in May Dr. Smith is a respected scholar on various anthropological subjects, but on May 9 in Cannon Beach he goes a little out of this world

Inventor Thomas Edison Visits Central Oregon Coast, Lincoln City Famed inventor, industrialist and innovator Thomas Edison shows up on the central Oregon coast at the end of April

Highway Projects Near North Oregon Coast, Hwy 6 Look for some more minor delays coming to and from the north Oregon coast on Highway 6 starting this week

Major Shooting Stars, Other Phenomena This Weekend Above Oregon, Coast Range Portland science museum OMSI is talking about the Lyrid Meteor Showers happening this weekend around Oregon, and it's still planning a couple of star parties in the Oregon coast range and the Gorge

May on N. Oregon Coast: Tillamook, Pacific City, Manzanita, Rockaway The north Oregon coast towns of Tillamook County keep up the pace in May, right through to Memorial Day Weekend and its big bang

North Oregon Coast May Preview: Astoria Events Looking ahead to May on the north Oregon coast, the very northwestern tip of the state keeps up the pace with a full calendar of events

Upcoming Oregon Coast Minus Tides as Low as Foot and a Half More spectacular minus tides are coming up next week to the Oregon coast and then lasting until the end of the month

History of an Oregon Coast Icon: Constructing the Inn at Spanish Head Lincoln City's Inn at Spanish Head hotel now sits as a 10-story-high hotel, what would be by far the tallest structure on the coast if it were entirely above ground

Central Oregon Coast Preview: Lincoln City in May The fun apparently never stops in the central Oregon coast town of Lincoln City, right up until the week before the big blowout of Memorial Day

International Jazz Concert on N. Oregon Coast, April 26 Acclaimed guitarist Adlai Alexander may be from Portland, but his roots lay all over the globe

May on the Central Coast: Yachats, Florence, Oregon Preview Memorial Day weekend isn’t the only big happening on the central Oregon coast in May

Lincoln City, Oregon Vacation Guide, Central Coast Sightseeing Suggestions A good seven miles of pristine sands and a variety of attractions make Lincoln City a powerhouse vacation destination for the central Oregon coast

N. Oregon Coast in May: Seaside, Cannon Beach Preview So much fun continues on the north Oregon coast in May, right up through Memorial Day Weekend

Gas Prices Continue to Dip in Oregon, on the Coast Oregon's AAA said prices at the pump continue to decline, with the national average dropping farther than in Oregon and on the coast

Central Oregon Coast in May: Newport Preview Witness now the intrusion of May and its magnificent event happenings on the central Oregon coast

Latest News for Crabbers, Clamming on Oregon Coast The last low tide series at the beginning of April showed some exceptional razor clam harvesting numbers, according to ODFW, especially on the north Oregon coast

More Sacred Japanese Tsunami Debris Found on Oregon Coast Another piece of what appears to be a sacred object from Japan was recovered from a central Oregon coast beach today – clearly from the Japanese tsunami of 2011

Wacky Oregon Weather Done, Coast Mellows This Week These kinds of conditions are some of the best all year for photographing: Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Yachats and Florence; Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Oceanside and Pacific City

Oregon Coast Attractions and Spas - Man-made and Natural Attractions of Oregon Coast: This is just a sampling of the attractions and nature to be found in these areas of the Oregon coast. See their respective Virtual Tours for more: Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Yachats and Florence; Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Oceanside and Pacific City

Oregon Coast Aquarium Hosts a Kind of Underwater Robot Wars Last week, Oregon Coast Aquarium hosted competition for Remotely Operated Vehicles – otherwise known as an ROV

High Winds on Oregon Coast Overnight, Wild Waters A high wind warning has been issued for the northern half of the Oregon coast, including the towns of Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Garibaldi, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Yachats and Florence. Weather

12 Days of Earth Day Celebrated in Cannon Beach, N. Oregon Coast 12 Days of Earth Day Festival is nearly two weeks of whooping it up in honor of nature – and the local Tufted Puffins that begin to hit the area again

Extremely Rare Japanese 'Tsunami Fish' Goes On Display on North Oregon Coast A boat from the Japanese tsunami of 2011 that landed on the Long Beach Peninsula of Washington last month had a few living surprise

Best of Yachats Beaches, Central Oregon Coast This central Oregon coast village is mostly made of rocky shelves, but there are 20 miles or so just south of town that alternate between sandy and rocky ledges

Gusty, Wet Days for Oregon Coast, Portland, Willamette Valley, Cascades NWS says to brace yourself for some mighty winds and rain for the Oregon coast from now through the weekend, but also in the Portland area, Willamette Valley, Cascades, Hood River Valley and Columbia Gorge

Birds on Oregon Coast Now: Hummingbirds, Murres, Puffins Oregon wildlife officials say now is a good time to look out for Tufted Puffins along the Oregon coast, as well as hummingbirds and common murres

Serious Signs of Spring on Oregon Coast If there was any doubt about spring coming to the Oregon coast, this week's spring break dispelled that

Plover Season Now in Effect on Oregon Coast, Some Restrictions Nesting season has begun for the western snowy plover along the central Oregon coast, and that means some restrictions to humans and dogs

Stunning Low Tides Coming to Oregon Coast This Month Officials said April will bring some mighty minus tides to the beaches, opening up lots of tide pools on the Oregon coast

Esoteric Portland Band Her Ghost This Weekend in Lincoln City, Oregon Portland band Her Ghost plays Saturday, April 6 in the central Oregon coast town of Lincoln City

Exotic Plants and Falcons at Central Oregon Coast April Events The central Oregon coast group Yaquina Birders and Naturalists are planning another couple of fascinating events that involve birds and some extraordinary plants

Oregon Coast Beach Cleanup Brings Out 4,000 People, Only Handful of Oddities More than 4,080 volunteers helped clean trash and other manmade debris off the Oregon coast Saturday for the annual SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanup

Bay Cleansing and Birds, Blues Festival Coming to North Oregon Coast Two major events are coming up in Pacific City on the north Oregon coast: a cleanup of Nestucca Bay and the Birding and Blues Festival.

Just When is Easter? Oregon Astronomer Helps Portland astronomy expert Jim Todd, planetarium manager from OMSI, helps people figure out, and says it has to do with the Vernal Equinox, the full moon, and Sunday

Learn About Octopuses on Oregon Coast at Cannon Beach Event The April 4 edition of the World of Haystack Rock Library Lecture Series features Octopuses on the Oregon Coast: in the wild and in captivity

Sunny Spring Break Weather on Oregon Coast for Weekend, Whales, Cleanup A deliciously sunny week and weekend is coming up for the Oregon coast, although you won't see temperatures up around 70 as in the Portland area. This brings good tidings in the tides for spring breakers and for the SOLVE Beach Cleanup on Saturday, as well as for Whale Watch Week.

Oregon Coast Experts on Lookout for Latest Threats: Gas Canisters, Invasive Species The Japanese tsunami debris that has shown up in great numbers lately is leaving the coast open to some ecological threats, but so are some domestic-based boats


Photo Gallery of Oregon Coast Tsunami Debris, Finds in Cannon Beach, Oceanside, Pacific City Last week was an exceptionally busy one for Oregon officials as numerous objects made landfall on the beaches, some of which are presumed tsunami debris and of rather intense cultural significance

Iconic N. Coast Hotel Celebrates 20 Years with Contest, Mega Specials Stephanie Inn in Cannon Beach is marking 20 years of fun-filled Oregon coast overnight stays with a giveaway that includes 20 gift certificates packed with all sorts of features - for one person.

Oregon Coast Whale Stats from Officials, February to Early March As happens every year, February is not big on whale sightings on the Oregon coast, but March kicked into life

Oregon Coast Tsunami Debris Update on Possible Invasive Species So far, most of the Oregon coast finds of presumed tsunami debris have been of moderate concern, but ominous signs remain

Recent Oregon Coast Discoveries Include Tsunami Debris, Animals, Bad Golfers The Oregon coast has seen a lot of objects washing up onshore recently – some of it the usual stuff and some downright unusual, including a golfer who was blatantly littering the ocean

Oregon CoastWatch Warns of Possible Dangerous Gas Canisters on Beaches Gas canisters of Phosphine have showed up on Washington beaches, according to Oregon's CoastWatch group, and the organization said these could create risks on the Oregon coast as well.

Oregon Coast Debris Finds: Japanese Temple Piece, Boats Three chunks of what appear to be tsunami debris all washed up on the Oregon coast on Friday

Oregon Coast Spring Break Lodging Availability, Openings, Advice If you're looking for lodging on the Oregon coast for spring break, weekends will be quite difficult, especially next weekend, when the two spring breaks of Washington and Oregon overlap

Harbor Porpoise Washes Up on N. Oregon Coast Beach Staff from Seaside Aquarium responded to a deceased porpoise washing up on the beach of the north Oregon coast town Friday morning, a fairly common occurrence on these beaches but still a somewhat puzzling incident

Intriguing, Unusual Visions of Manzanita, N. Oregon Coast You might start with Manzanita, on the north Oregon coast. Even if you've been there a lot, there are numerous things you've likely never seen.

Highlights of a Spring Break in Cannon Beach, North Oregon Coast Cannon Beach is an oasis of many distractions for parents and the kids, especially if you like the finer things

Budget Shuts Down Oregon Coast Lighthouse; Visitor Center Expands Hours While the Cape Perpetua Visitors Center will expand its hours after spring break, but the sequester recently imposed by the U.S. government has killed tours of a favorite lighthouse in Newport

One Last Storm Punch for Oregon Coast, Weather Alerts for Valley, Cascades One last storm punch is starting to hit the Oregon coast now, and it also means gusty winds for inland towns like Portland, Eugene and Salem

Three Capes Spring Break Highlights on the Oregon Coast: Pacific City, Oceanside One of the big treasured secrets among Oregon coast visitors who are in-the-know is the Three Capes Loop

North Oregon Coast News: Anniversary and Music in Cannon Beach One north Oregon coast icon will celebrate a major landmark, while another starts up a new feature.

April Oregon Coast Preview: Florence, Yachats Those little towns of Yachats and Florence stay big on things to do and see in April

Native People and Cape Perpetua Explored in Central Oregon Coast Chat Event History of the local native people of the central Oregon coast will come alive March 23 near Yachats

Oregon Skies May See Green Northern Lights Sunday Given the weather predictions, chances seem a bit better inland than on the Oregon coast, however.

Comet Update: Sighting Still Possible in Oregon, on Coast, if Weather Improves Lucky for local astronomers, the coast may be among the better places to catch sight of comet PANSTARRS

Tsunami Debris Boat on Oregon Coast Had Some Non-Native Species A derelict boat that is likely tsunami debris from Japan has been removed from a beach just north of Florence, after initial lab tests show at least one non-native species of mussel present

N. Coast April Preview: Pacific City, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Tillamook The part of the north Oregon coast that houses Pacific City, Oceanside, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Rockaway Beach and Manzanita does not stay quiet this time of year

Things That Skitter and Bounce on Oregon Coast Now You may find some interesting little critters on the Oregon coast about now, as frogs and salamanders are moving around

N. Coast in April: Astoria Events Preview Astoria keeps up the heat through this often rainy part of spring with lots of wine tasting, theater, music, historic lectures – and the big wine and crab festival

Coastal Birds of Oregon Make a Showing This Month If you're looking for swallows, hummingbirds and common murres, the Oregon coast is the place to be this month

April Events Preview for Lincoln City, Oregon Witness now the full invasion of spring on the central Oregon coast, as April kicks in with tons of events

Latest in Oregon Coast Tsunami Debris News See constantly updated tsunami debris news from Oregon and Washington

Spring Break Highlights in Yachats, Central Coast For a tiny town, this central Oregon coast spot is huge on natural attractions.

North Coast in April: Spring Preview in Cannon Beach, Seaside This is the upcoming menu of events coming to the north Oregon coast towns of Cannon Beach and Seaside in April.

April Oregon Coast Preview: Newport and Depoe Bay April in Newport and Depoe Bay continue the fun with bundles of events and happenings

Tiny Alien Creature Lands on Oregon Coast Put them in water, and they often come alive again, and can look like those alien attackers in the video game Crysis

Seaside Spring Break Highlights on the N. Coast The undisputed king of spring break for the Oregon coast, Seaside, has more to do this time of year for both kids and adults than you can shake a chunk of seaweed at

Central Oregon Coast Spring Break Highlights at Newport: for Kids and Grownups Newport abounds with things to do in spring break for both the kids and mom and dad

Spring Break Highlights in Lincoln City, Oregon Spring break is essentially about the family and the kids on the Oregon coast – but you may not want to discount what the grownups want

Colorful Celtic Celebration in Lincoln City, Central Oregon Coast It's the luck of the Irish on the central Oregon coast, as one venue in Lincoln City celebrates St. Patty's a day early

Oregon Coast Spring Beach Cleanup Seeks Volunteers The time is approaching: the annual SOLVE Oregon Beach Cleanup for spring happens on March 30

Yachats Lodging Look: Overleaf Village Vacation Rentals, Oregon Coast Part of the fun in Yachats is the rather clandestine Overleaf Village Vacation Rentals, where several vacation homes are clustered within a carefully coiffured coastal landscape

Lincoln City, Oregon Coast Lodging Spotlight: Liberty Inn At the northern end Lincoln City, Liberty Inn is a hotel with a lot of aspects in itself.

March is Good Star and Comet Viewing in Oregon, Coast Range A comet will be streaking closely by and a Star Party held by Portland's OMIS in the coast range and in the Gorge

Oregon Coast Reference Guide: Seaside Aquarium Article Archives Baby Seals, local history, nature news, beach finds, marine science, more. Find out what the Seaside Aquarium has been up to all these years.

Oregon Officials: the State of Clamming on the Coast Razor clamming is still open on the entire Oregon coast, but some places are closed to harvesting mussels due to elevated toxins

Woman Assaults Two, Drives Off Oregon Coast Cliff A Eugene woman has been arrested on DUI charges after she assaulted a man and woman in a bar on the central Oregon coast and then drove her car off a cliff and into the waves at Yachats

Central Oregon Coast Benefits Upcoming for a Lighthouse, Celtic Festival One helps you celebrate St. Patty's a week early and the other is a comedy show and benefit for the local lighthouse

Oregon Coast Birding and Invasive Species Events in March March is about birding and learning about invasive plant species on the central Oregon coast

Workshops Teach Oregon Coast Residents How to Deal with Tsunami Debris The workshops are aimed at Oregon coast residents who want to learn how to deal with the tons and tons of little stuff that is washing up on beaches

Recent Oregon Coast, Science News: Meteors, Earthquake, Tsunami Debris Never a dull moment, it seems, on the Oregon coast: either on the beaches, just offshore beneath the ocean or even in the skies

Oregon Coast March Lecture Addresses Erosion of Beachfront Communities March 7 is the World of Haystack Rock Library Lecture Series: Living on the Edge: Adapting to coastal erosion and shoreline change

Notes from the North Coast: Saturday Flea Markets, History Museum The north Oregon coast's Tillamook County has a few things going on that will interest the visitor and the local

Oregon Coast Tsunami Debris Cleanups in March Need Volunteers The Oregon Marine Debris Team (OMDT) continues to work on cleaning up tsunami debris and other garbage with possible harmful effects that wash up on the Oregon coast

Oregon Coast Tsunami Road Show to Inform About Varied Disasters The Tsunami Road Show will be starting its tour of the Oregon coast in early March, teaching locals about tsunami and earthquake preparedness

Jazz Guitar with Flare on Central Coast This Weekend In a musical way, March comes roaring in like a lion in the central Oregon coast town of Lincoln City this weekend

Oregon Coast Weather: March to Arrive Fairly Wet It looks like a fairly wet week on the Oregon coast as March arrives, but it won't be 100 percent of the time and at least it will warm up

Portland Band and its 'Voice of the Oregon Coast,' on TV's Cougar Town Tonight The TBS network's Cougar Town, starring former Friends' star Courtney Cox, will feature a song by Portland band Jonah tonight

Central Oregon Coast Hotspot Starts Wed Jazz Nights, Continues Karaoke The little central Oregon coast nightlife hotspot in Depoe Bay is boasting the Larry Blake Orchestra

Hummingbirds Showing Soon On Oregon Coast Oregon wildlife officials say there are some beautiful bird sights awaiting the visitor to the Oregon coast

Oregon Wildlife Right Now: Amphibians and Seal Pups ODFW said now is a good time to look for seal pups on some part of the south coast, and your chances of spotting some amphibians in coastal green areas is getting pretty good

Guide to Oregon Coast Pet Friendly Vacation Rentals Hitting the beach with Fido is now a mainstay in the tourism industry on the Oregon coast

S. Oregon Coast Derelict Boat Removed - May be Tsunami Debris Oregon officials have removed a derelict boat from the southern Oregon coast that may be tsunami debris from Japan

Oregon Officials Host Meetings on New Coastal Park The upcoming latest addition to Oregon's State Park system will be the subject of a series of meetings held next month on the central Oregon coast

High Surf Advisory for Oregon Coast Saturday: Whopper Waves Coming There is a high surf advisory for the Oregon coast, including Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Yachats, Newport, Florence

Winter Advisory for Coast Range May Mean Minor Travel Annoyance The NWS has issued an advisory for travel over the Oregon coast range later tonight; plus travel advice for Seafood Wine Fest

Guide to Manzanita, Oregon Vacation Rentals That little forested town on the north Oregon coast is big on scenic pleasures and treasures

Oregon Coast Lodging Update and Advice: Newport's Wine Festival This Weekend Most or all of the lodgings in Newport are full for this weekend's Newport Seafood and Wine Festival, but there are still options nearby

Oregon Moon Halo Tonight: A Prediction of Weather for Coast, Portland Called a moon halo, it often tells you about an incoming weather system that is on the chilly side – and it is holding true to its propensity for weather prophecy.

Central Coast Spring: Lincoln City March Preview Spring will be bustin’ out all over soon in the central Oregon coast town of Lincoln City

Central Oregon Coast Birding Events This Week These events that will be of great interest to anyone who enjoys watching birds and other wildlife along the Oregon coast

Some Snow for Coast Range, Cascades; Dramatic Weather for Portland, Inland Oregon It could mean some travel issues in central Oregon, and some period slippery periods in the highest parts of the coast range

Rockaway, Manzanita Blog: Rockaway Beach Briefly - A Small Photographic Tour Rockaway Beach has been a favorite Oregon coast destination for over 100 years now, albeit a bit clandestinely

Lincoln City Blog: Lincoln City's Road's End Neighborhood - a Photo Exploration The Road's End district of Lincoln City is where the road does indeed end - and so do the city limits

Oregon Coast virtual Tour: Nye Beach Turnaround, Landmark of Newport Photos of the Turnaround, central Oregon coast icon, views from above

Oregon Coast virtual Tour: Neptune State Park - Stairway to Beachy Heaven near Yachats, Florence Between Yachats and Florence, Neptune State Park is a pretty place, lodged in the middle of forestland and rather easy to drive past if you're not looking carefully

Whimsical Metallic Creature Now Lives on Central Oregon Coast Sparky the Wish Guardian lives at the entrance to Regatta State Park at Devil's Lake in Lincoln City

Tillamook County Spring Break: Pacific City, Oceanside, Rockaway, Oregon in March Spring will soon hit the lower Tillamook County/N. Oregon coast towns of Pacific City, Oceanside, Tillamook and Rockaway Beach, and that means lots to do

Spring Break in Depoe Bay, Newport, Oregon: March Preview It is, quite literally, March madness in Newport and Depoe Bay during the spring break weeks

Watching Sea Lions and Elk Good on N. Coast, Say Oregon Officials There are plenty of elk being seen in the Oregon coast range, and sea lions are making a splash around the Oceanside area

Central Oregon Coast Flooded with Wine Lovers Next Week: Seafood Wine Fest It's the 36th Newport Annual Seafood and Wine Festival on February 21 - 24

North Oregon Coast Bird Viewing Hot This Winter Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife recently released some suggestions for birdwatching along the north coast

Oregon Astronomy: Russian Meteor Updates, Why It Is Not from Asteroid Reports are coming in from the Chelyabinsk region in Russia that at least one fragment of a meteorite has been found

Oregon Coast for Kids, Children: Family Beaches Guide The upper half of the Oregon coast contains an endless array of things to do and see with the little ones

New State Park Coming to Oregon Coast: Name Determined Ona Beach State Park and Beaver Creek State Natural Area, between Waldport and Newport, are being melded into Booth State Park

Manzanita, Oregon, Nehalem Bay in Spring Break: March Preview Sometimes, it’s the littlest towns along the Oregon coast that have the most to offer

Spring Break Beach Preview: March in Florence, Yachats, Oregon Spring break and March in Yachats and Florence means more oceanic drama and lots of places for kids to play

Astoria, Oregon Spring Break, March Preview The oldest town west of the Mississippi has plenty of new things to engage in for the spring break weeks in March

Wandering Cannon Beach, Oregon: Indian Beach and Its Crevices Some may know this Oregon coast hotspot as where two famous movies were filmed: Goonies and the first Twilight flick

Black History Month on Central Coast Looks at Oregon's Past An upcoming program on the central Oregon coast this examines the history of African-Americans in this state

Celtic Gig on Feb 24 a Good Match for Misty Yachats, Oregon Renowned fiddler Jamie Laval performs with Portland-based acoustic guitarist Dan Compton

Oregon Coast Whale Numbers for January Lots of whales were reported by the Whale Watch Center in Depoe Bay since late December, and some fascinating sightings were reported on the southern Oregon coast as well

Oregon Astronomy Watch: Help Name the New Moons of Pluto Pluto has what appears to be a new pair of children, and astronomers need help naming them

Valentine's Day Lodging Openings and Suggestions Along the Oregon Coast You may be out of luck already in someareas, but there are still rooms available along the beaches for this holiday of the heart

Oregon Coast March, Spring Break Preview: Cannon Beach, Seaside March is time for spring break along the Oregon coast, and the Cannon Beach and Seaside areas are the reigning kings of fun and frivolity

Progressive Roots Valentine's Show on Central Oregon Coast Part of Antique Week It's a modern incarnation of what is called “rootsgrass,” as Lindsay Lou and the Flatbellys come to the central Oregon coast town

Oregon Looking for More Scenic Bikeway Nominations Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting applications for areas that would like to be designated by the state as scenic bikeways

Marriage Vows Even Better Second Time Around at Oregon Coast Church This time around, as always, the wedding vow renewals come on Valentine's Day: Thursday, February 14

Serious Surprises of an Oregon Coast Village: Neskowin Just a few miles south of sometimes-bustling Pacific City, and about 15 minutes from Lincoln City, tiny Neskowin hosts an extraordinary amount of surprises

Chance to Learn About North Coast Watershed at Potluck Learn about the projects of the Lower Nehalem Watershed Council of the north Oregon coast in a fun, family-style potluck on February 14

Cool Caves, Cajoling Caverns of the Oregon Coast Some of the best pleasures of the coastline are not in the sand at all, but in the rocky cliffs that tower over the sands

Oregon Astronomy Watch: Record-Setting Asteroid Flyby Next Week Unfortunately, this rather ominous but impressive near-miss of an asteroid passing very close to the Earth will be missed by those in Oregon, its coast and indeed those in California, Washington and western Canada

Central Oregon Coast Explodes with Antique Festival Lincoln City's annual citywide treasure hunt, the Antique Week, starts February 8 and goes until February 18

Oregon Coast Tsunami Debris Update: Boat Removed, Sign Translated Oregon officials have removed the Japanese fishing vessel that washed ashore Tuesday morning from Gleneden Beach

More Tsunami Debris Found on Oregon Coast: 30-Foot Vessel Yet another sizable piece of Japanese tsunami debris on the Oregon coast: this time it's a 30-foot boat that has been embedded in the sand at Gleneden Beach

No Tsunami Threat to West Coast Because of Solomon Island Quake A massive earthquake in the Solomon Islands is causing a tsunami warning near New Zealand and Australia - not for the west coast.

Seasonal Changes of a Central Oregon Coast Secret Spot Ten Mile Creek and Stonefield Beach provide two interesting aspects of one beach – with one part quite hidden

Manzanita, Oregon Explorations: Photos of Stunning Sunsets at Manzanita Between Cannon Beach and the Nehalem Bay sits the somewhat secretive village of Manzanita

Oregon Coast Latest: Smartphone Beach Guides, Live Earthquake Data, Blogs Lodging listings for mobile devices, Smartphones; blogs about your favorite Oregon coast spots, live earthquake data from the West Coast

Oregon Officials Tout Current Whale Activity, Offer Tips ODFW offered up some tips on spotting the cetacean giants, still findable in sizable abundance on the Oregon coast

Most Popular Lincoln City, Oregon Photos of 2012 Lincoln City, this past year it seems, was all about the wild colors

Unique Delights of Rockaway Beach, Oregon Skies You don't always notice it, but often the skies play the biggest part in an especially fetching scene on the Oregon coast

Oregon Coast Lodging Listings for Mobile: IPhones, Android, Smartphones Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Garibaldi, Tillamook Bay, Rockaway Beach, Wheeler, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Waldport, Yachats, Florence

Oregon Officials Warn About Pedestrian Dangers in Astoria Officials have been meeting with the city over dangers to pedestrians and some serious incidents

Live Earthquake Updates from Oregon, Washington. B.C., California, Alaska Live Earthquake Updates page, for Oregon, the coast, Washington, Alaska, Vancouver, B.C. and California

Most Popular Cannon Beach, Oregon Photos of the Year, 2012 Based on the reactions of fans of the Oregon Coast Beach Connection Facebook page, these are the most popular photos of the year from Cannon Beach

Crabbing and Clamming Report, Oregon Coast Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) just released its latest report on recreational crabbing and clamming along the Oregon coast

Oregon Coast Nature, Science News: Beaches, Natural World, Pacific Ocean - A comprehensive collection of articles and reference material and the latest news from Oregon coast science: Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Waldport, Yachats, Florence. Geology, oceanography, Marine biology. Kids, children, families

West Coast Earthquakes Today: Oregon, California, Alaska Numerous small earthquakes were reported today by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), most notably an undersea quake off the Oregon coast

Oregon Science: Study Warns of Antibiotic-Resistant Pet Aquarium Fish For those with pet fish in their home aquariums, a study by scientists from the Oregon coast may not be good news

Oregon Wildlife Officials on Coastal Bird Watching from Your Car ODFW recently released some suggestions on how to go birding from the warmth and comfort of your own vehicle

Travel Update: Gas Prices in Oregon Rise Slightly, Coast Prices Higher While Oregon's average for regular unleaded gas is a bit lower than the national average, fuel prices rose by about three cents this past week

Tips for Spotting A Sneaker Wave - in Oregon or Any Other Beach What’s surprising is that there are conditions to look out for when a sneaker wave may be coming, but you have to be paying close attention to the tide: Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Waldport, Yachats, Florence

Oregon Coast Pirate Series Part 1: Sir Francis Drake Eventually known as the “Dragon” by his foes, Drake definitely engaged in some pirate-like activity over his lifetime, and he may have an Oregon connection

Oregon Scientists: Japan, Sumatra Earthquakes Rewrite Standards A group of Oregon geologists have published a paper that describes how these earthquake prediction standards need to be amended

Beaches Gone Digital: List of Oregon Coast Travel Guide Blogs Blogs of the Oregon coast also provide plenty of news, often from a very home-grown and insider perspective

Most Popular Yachats, Oregon Photos of the Year 2012 It's time to look at what caused the most discussion from Yachats, on the central Oregon coast.

Oregon Lecture Tackles Beach Debris, Tsunami Influx, Pacific Garbage Patch The World of Haystack Rock Library Lecture Series in Cannon Beach features another installment on February 7 with "Rising Tide: Marine Debris in Oregon."

Oregon History Lesson: What's in a Name Around Pacific City
European settlers began arriving in what became the Nestucca Valley in the 1870's, settling in and around what later was known as Highway 101

Clam Limits Double on Oregon Coast for One Species 2013 brings some new laws about snagging tasty treats off the beaches. There is great news for avid clam diggers on the Oregon coast

Tips for Spotting Whales on Oregon Coast The Whale Watch Center in Depoe Bay reported from 20 to 40 sightings per day during many days last week

N. Oregon Coast Road Traffic Delays Report ODOT issued another report on highway delays on the north Oregon coast, which will be affecting mostly areas just outside Astoria, but one near Tillamook

Fun and Freaky Critters of North Coast Beaches Now Interesting creatures abound on the Oregon coast these days, but inside and outside a local aquarium

Recent Orca Whale Sightings Off Washington Coast The Greenbank, Washington-based group Orca Network made another extensive report of whale activity off Washington's waters this week

Diverse Acoustic Band with Lou Reed, Boy George Connections Coming to Lincoln City, Oregon Coast The second installment of the First Saturday concert this year will be happening on February 2, at the Lincoln City Cultural Center in Lincoln City, Oregon: Satori Bob

Keep an Eye Out for These Oregon Coast Winter Oddities From agates to whale watching secrets, to incredible finds like objects 4,000 years old sticking out of the sand and oddities called Whale Burps or Ocean Burps, January means some interesting discoveries

Astoria, Warrenton, Gearhart Virtual Tour - Pictures, maps, attractions

Seaside, Oregon Virtual Tour - Seaside Guide, Pictures, photos of Seaside, Oregon coast

Cannon Beach, Oregon Virtual Tour and Blog, Oregon coast

Weird Travel News: Serbian Vampire, Russian Yeti Resort One town in Serbia is wigging out over a possible vampire threat, and another in Russia is looking to cash in on the industry of gullible tourists

Las Vegas Travel: Nobu Hotel for Foodies Nobu Matsuhisa, a world-renowned chef and now a hotelier, is soon opening up the Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace in Las Vegas

Portland’s Oregon Jewish Museum Features Sam Norich Lecture Norich will give a lecture at the Oregon Jewish Museum on February 3 in Portland and discuss the commonalities between journalism and comics

Germany Reports Sharp Rise in Tourism in 2012 Germany's travel industry officials said this week the country has experienced a sudden rise this past year in tourism

Northwest Travel: Pup Takes Over Washington Hotel; From Salem to Italy, Brazil Some interesting news for sea kayakers who are looking for a little bit of adventure in foreign waters, and a hotel in Washington has a new canine concierge

California Valentine's Travel: Romance Packages in San Diego The southern California hotspot of San Diego is also offering up tons of romance deals for the hand-holding holiday

Beaverton-SW Portland Has a Snow Anomaly: a Tiny Frozen Vortex A small patch – and only a small patch – has been snowing in the wee hours, leaving a thin layer of snow, while nothing around for miles has any sign of the frosty stuff

Piece of Tsunami Dock Returning to Oregon Coast A piece of that notorious tsunami-driven dock that washed up on the Oregon coast will be returning to Newport Wednesday morning

Travel News from Italy, Israel: New Packages, New Delights You can witness a lot of history in the lands of Israel and Italy. Both are providing some new and provocative ways to enjoy these landscapes.

California Travel: Green Travel Awards and Spectacular Pacific Ocean Science Nature in California or a truly nature-oriented way of a sustainable travel business model, this state has some good news for you

UK Travel: Tourism Television Deals Connect to Asia, Empower Hoteliers Two new television developments out of the U.K. promise good things for hospitality management in England and some nice access for visitors in and out of Asia

New York Travel: Statue Cruises Expands, New Upscale Hotel Another big hotel is planned for the Big Apple, and there are some new ways to enjoy the city's statue sights – on the water

N. Coast Workshops Cover Rural Homeowner Issues All Over Oregon A number of forestry workshops have been announced for the season by the Tillamook office of the OSU Extension Service

Highway Work on N. Coast This Week Between Tillamook, Astoria ODOT construction work will be creating some minor delays in Clatsop and Tillamook Counties this week, expected to last until January 28

Manzanita, Oregon Film Series Selection Announced for January The selection for January 26 is The Best of the 38th Northwest Film and Video Festival

Upcoming Traffic Delays for Highway to Central Coast A landslide repair project has already begun, creating lane restrictions on OR 34 (Alsea Hwy.)

The Other Bay Area of United States: Nehalem Bay, Oregon The Nehalem Bay is a thickly wooded stretch of the north Oregon coast that is often called “the Bay Area” by some locals

Upcoming Yachats Jewelry Event Opens Registration

Oregon Shoreline Picks of the Week: It's a Food Fight There isn't a heck of a lot going on along the Oregon coast this coming week, but what there is sounds delicious

Seal Rock Tidepool - Curious Shapes, Strange Basalt. Seal Rock Oregon Coast Virtual Tour A variety of grooves and intriguing shapes inhabit this fun and funky half-circle that is the beach of Seal Rock

Oregon Travel: Three Capes Loop, Oceanside to Pacific City by Satellite, Map Thanks to the miracle of Google Earth and its mapping technology, you can literally wander the beaches of the Oregon coast from your laptop

Astoria Trolley Rails Riverwalk - Dockside Trestles (Oregon Coast) A variety of views are found along the riverfront and the Astoria Riverfront Trolley tracks in town

AAA Hands Out Four Diamond Honors to Oregon Lodgings, Restaurants AAA has announced its Four Diamond List across the United States, and 13 hotels in Oregon snagged the honors this year, along with two eateries from the area

Oregon Coast Archives: Eating the Beach and Other Wonders It may come as a considerable surprise, but while walking along these lovely shorelines and sands of the Oregon coast, you may be walking past a potential dinner

Believe It or Not: Lincoln City, Oregon Hides A Second Tiny Bay There is what could be termed yet a second bay in the central Oregon coast resort town of Lincoln City

North Oregon Coast in February: Astoria Winter Preview Even in the dead of winter, the very northernmost town on the Oregon coast heats things up quite a bit

Take the Virtual Tour of Lincoln City on the Central Oregon Coast Extreme Details of Lincoln City Sights, Travel Info and Hundreds of Lincoln City Photos

North Coast's Historical Society Holds Dinner and Meeting Open to Public The Tillamook County HIstorical Society annual meeting and dinner comes at a new time this year, and with a theme revolving around World War II

Rocky Mysteries of the Oregon Coast Often, the most interesting things about the Oregon coast are its most obscure. These delightful oddities fit both criteria of such surprises or discoveries.

Lincoln City, Oregon Boasts Monster Jambalaya Fest Next Week The Lincoln City Visitor & Convention Bureau will host the 5th Annual Jambalaya Cook-Off on Saturday, January 26

Cannon Beach, Seaside, Oregon Winter-February Preview So much to do in the north Oregon coast towns of Seaside and Cannon Beach – and so little time

Why Coast is Warm - While Inland Oregon Freezes Some striking, even bizarro world sort of weather patterns have been present throughout Oregon lately, and it looks to continue for a while

Central Oregon Coast Hosts Extra Glass Floats, Bird Events If you're trying to get away from the cold weather of inland Oregon, this coming weekend is perfect for hitting the Oregon coast

Central Oregon Coast in February: Lincoln City Winter Preview On this part of the central Oregon coast, February is about romance, all things presidential, glass floats and the big antique festival

Agate Festival Rocks Central Oregon Coast This Weekend January 19 and 20 bring the Second Annual Agate Festival to Yachats, reinforcing an already international reputation for rocky delights

Central Coast in February: Newport Preview This part of the central coast boasts a huge array of things to do in February, including Valentine’s Day

North Oregon Coast Hotel Acquires Honors, New Chef The Martin Hospitality property was listed in the latest Conde Nast Traveler Gold List of Top 510 Best Hotels in the World

Winter Fun on Oregon Coast: February Preview for Manzanita, Pacific City Looking for stuff to do in Manzanita, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Nehalem, Rockaway Beach, Wheeler, Oceanside or Pacific City?

Central Oregon Coast in February: Yachats, Florence Preview A bundle of events take place in the little towns of Yachats and Florence throughout this month of romance

Oregon Coast Whale Week Numbers, Facts Released The five days of cetacean sighting had a total of 798 whales seen and 4,994 visitors

Newport's Crab Krack Event Benefits Local Oregon Coast History January 20 will again bring the annual Crab Crack to the central Oregon coast town of Newport, a celebration of local seafood bounty and of the town's maritime history

Almost Aerial Astoria: Oregon Coast from Above Astoria's Coxcomb Hill is always a scenic wonder, in just about any weather.

The Cajoling Cracks and Crevices of One Oregon Coast Spot: Hidden Access near Seal Rock A few miles south of Newport, and a few more miles north of Seal Rock, you'll find a fascinating hidden beach access

Oregon Coast Virtual Tour: Waldport's Alsea Bay Bridge, Night Views and History At night the Alsea Bay Bridge seems to glow in a way that's different from other Oregon coast bridges

Exporing Gearhart, Oregon Coast Beaches and History As you walk or drive these well-manicured neighborhoods, one thing you'll notice is Gearhart's emphasis on retaining its past and traditions

Celebrating Stafford the Poet on Oregon Coast Two towns on the central Oregon coast will celebrate the life of William Stafford, known as Oregon's most famous poet

Jazz and Oregon Coast History Collide in Cannon Beach this Week World-famous jazz guitar whiz John Stowell shows up on the north Oregon coast again, and there's more for history buffs

Oregon Coast Whale Watch Center Numbers, Late November through December It was a slow late fall at the Whale Watch Center in Depoe Bay, on the central Oregon coast, but it quickly got better

Most Popular Oregon Coast Beach Connection Photos of the Year: 2012 Judging by reactions on Oregon Coast Beach Connection's Facebook page

Oregon Coast Geology Fun Facts: Behind the Look of Cape Kiwanda What happened to create the Oregon coast landscapes you know and love is something just as fascinating as staring at their intricate beauty

Discovering a Secret Beach on Oregon Coast, near Depoe Bay At Fogarty Beach, between Depoe Bay and Lincoln City, you could find a stretch of beach normally not traversable

Post-Holiday Delights of North Oregon Coast The late hours of Christmas and the next day found a winter wonderland, little towns aglow, funky beach foam and numerous other surprises

Special Hikes, Polar Plunges Ring in New Years Day in Oregon, on Coast From polar plunges into the icy ocean to sprawling hikes all around the state, Oregonians will be doing some invigorating things to celebrate the first day of 2013

Astoria, Oregon's Americana: from Rusty to Royal At the very northern tip of the Oregon coast, the ancient town of Astoria seems to occupy the unique status of legendary icon and yet guarded secret destination

Oregon Coast Whale Watch Week Promises Lots of Whales - If Weather Cooperates Tons of whales are out there this week, but seeing them depends on the weather

Wonders Found at the Foot of Kiwanda, N. Oregon Coast At the foot of the Oregon coast icon called Cape Kiwanda, there's a lot to explore in a fairly small space

Lincoln City, Oregon Hosts a Wonderland of Culinary Events in January A melange of culinary classes heat up this chilly month, including the higlight of this month of munching: the famed Jambalaya Cook-Off

Lecture Examines Lewis and Clark's Time on Oregon Coast Elk, Salt and a Monstrous Fish - Lewis and Clark's Winter on the Oregon Coast, happens January 3 in Cannon Beach

New Wine Tasting Experience for Central Oregon Coast It's called the Tuscan Tasting Room, featuring a small selection of wines in a lovely Oregon coast setting – right off Highway 101, near the Yaquina Bay Bridge in its historic Deco District

Oregon Coast Delights are in the Details at Seaside The manmade distractions of Seaside overshadow its pristine beauty - and there's more to that than meets an initial glance as well

Holiday Activities at Cultural Center on Central Oregon Coast For those hitting this part of the Oregon coast during the holidays, there's a huge variety of ways to enjoy the holiday break in between bouts of bounding around the beaches

The Graceful, Pristine and Surprising on Oregon Coast: Ona Beach About a mile north of Seal Rock, and about ten miles south of Newport, you'll find a pristine playground called Ona Beach, full of surprises on numerous levels

Two Turtles a Rare Discovery on Oregon Coast More interesting stuff washed up onshore this as two turtles of different species showed up on the north Oregon coast on Monday

Fascinating Oregon Coast Finds: Shark and Sea Angel Some surreal finds on the beach last week were made by crews from the Seaside Aquarium, including a shark and a wild-looking little critter called a Sea Angel.

Newport in January: Central Coast Preview The central Oregon coast hotspot of Newport really does sizzle in the winter month of January

Powerful Storm to Hit Oregon Coast, Snow in Mountains A high wind warning is in effect for the Oregon coast and south Washington coast from 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon until 1 p.m. Monday

Oregon Coast Preview: January in Tillamook, Manzanita, Pacific City, Rockaway The indoors fun is aplenty as well, with lots of music, art, clog dancing, theater and culinary fun in Pacific City, Rockaway Beach, Garibaldi, Tillamook and Nehalem

Winter Preview: Lincoln City, Oregon in January With winter fully settled in on the Oregon coast, Lincoln City heats up with lots to do in January

Latest from Oregon Officials on Razor Clams, Crabbing, Shellfish Dangers Clamming is back open in Clatsop beaches right now, and decent news for avid crabbers along the coast of Oregon

Oregon Officials: Ocean Alerts Via Text, Sport Restrictions Oregon wildlife officials are offering new ways to receive alerts about recreational fishing, they want to hear from the public about their fishing experience

Yachats, Florence in January: Coast Winter Preview January still has plenty to do in the towns of Yachats and Florence

January Preview for North Coast: Cannon Beach, Seaside The winter fun continues in January in the Cannon Beach and Seaside areas of the north Oregon coast

Advanced Tickets Now on Sale for Massive Oregon Coast Seafood Wine Fest in February There is much that is new for the 36th Annual Newport Seafood and Wine Festival on February 21 – 24, 2013

Vibrant Views Abound from Top of Cape Perpetua, Near Yachats, Oregon Soaring upwards at a height of nearly 700 feet, Cape Perpetua is one of the highest point along the Oregon coast that's accessible to the general tourist

Oregon Coast Under the Winter Sun: December is Not Dark and Dreary While the weather has been somewhat frightful on the beach recently, there have been several sunny days in between the atmospheric melee

Solstice Celebrations Light Up Oregon Coast There are plenty of holiday and Christmas celebrations on the Oregon coast, but only a handful of those mark the winter solstice

Oregon Coast Picks of the Week: Early December There are plenty of ways to get your holiday shopping on or entertain yourself with a holiday theme on the coast this weekend

Oregon Coast Whale Numbers for November Late October and much of November did not produce a lot of whale sightings at the Whale Watch Center in Depoe Bay, but things did start improving

Fascinating Finds and Sights at Cape Meares, N. Oregon Coast There's a lot to do in Cape Meares State Park, including a lighthouse, watching birds nesting and carousing on the cliffs, taking in some mammoth wave action, various trails, and a truly oddball tree called the Octopus Tree

High Wind Warning Canceled for North Coast; Central Coast Still to Have Gusts The NWS in Portland has canceled the high wind warning for the north Oregon coast and for the inland parts of Oregon, but it remains in effect for the central Oregon coast

Oddities of Manzanita, Oregon: the Mysterious Arch of Neahkahnie The looming presence over the the north Oregon coast town of Manzanta, Neahkahnie Mountain, holds a huge array of secrets

Tale of Two Haystack Rocks on Oregon Coast Yes, Virginia: there really are two Haystack Rocks on the Oregon coast

Central Coast Town Offers Concert Series Through Spring The Lincoln City Cultural Center is announcing its first-ever subscription concert series, with months of inspiring musical performances from touring bands from around the globe

Oregon Officials Tout Big Waves, Wild Foam, Along Coast Huge surf displays and the wild and wacky foam that often come with them are a regular sight along the coast

Striking Scenes from an Oregon Coast Landmark: On Top of and Around Cape Kiwanda You could come to this part of the north Oregon coast 100 times and find something new every visit

Gift Certificate Guide for Oregon Coast: Ultimate Holiday Ideas In order to really impress a loved one while still shopping from the relaxed confines of your own computer, you'll want to consider giving the gift of part of the Oregon coast

High Wind Watch Issued for Oregon Coast Wednesday, Thursday The affected areas include Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Garibaldi, Oceanside, Tillamook, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Yachats and Florence

Oregon Coast History: Life Before Highway 101, When Beaches Were Roads We don't always know how lucky we have it here in Oregon, with pristine beaches open to everyone

Gooey, Trippy Beach Surprises After an Oregon Coast Storm Discoveries in Cannon Beach, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, geology, Yachats, Waldport, Florence, Newport.

Tree-Lighting Ceremonies Highlight the Season on Oregon Beaches Some tree-lighting ceremonies have already taken place along the Oregon coast, but more are coming right up: Astoria, Depoe Bay, Cannon Bsach, Yachats, Tillamook, Rockaway Beach

Lincoln City, Oregon Boasts Charming and Relaxed Holiday Shopping Events Shopping just got a little more cozy on the central Oregon coast, with the town of Lincoln City providing some opportunities for Christmas cheer in some unique ways.

The Best Musical Soundtrack for Exploring the Oregon Coast Srong suggestions for musical soundtracks while driving around the Oregon coast and sucking in the sights. Deal with it. Read on.

Central Oregon Coast Stormwatching Highlights Watching those waves wallop the shoreline is mesmerizing and wowing – and Newport has a ton of places to watch such oceanic melee

Newport, Oregon Bay Lights Up with Boat Parade 19th annual Light Boat Parade takes to Newport's Yaquina Bay on December 1

The Misty Mysteries of an Oregon Lighthouse: Tillamook Rock The truth that sits behind the legends one of the more well known yet cryptic attractions of the Oregon coast: the Tillamook Rock Lighthouse

Oregon Coast Storm Roundup: Traffic, Winds, Power Outages Huge winds, monster rain, even bigger waves and a few traffic nightmares punctuated this gargantuan storm along the Oregon coast Monday

Odd Oregon Coast Facts: Have Your Bull Kelp - and Eat it Too Oh, the mysterious of the massive bull kelp along the Oregon coast. So many facets. So much confusion.

High Wind Warning and Flood Watch Issued for Oregon Coast NWS has issued a high wind warning for parts of the Oregon coast, which lasts longer on the central coast than the north coast.

Oregon Officials: Damaging Winds Possible on Coast, Portland, Inland Gusts in coastal communities may be up around 70 mph; Portland to get 45 mph gusts

Anatomy of a Sneaker Wave on Oregon Coast: Time Lapse Video It's further proof just how dangerous Oregon coast sneaker waves can be - and how they can truly live up to their name

North Coast News: Cannon Beach Food Fest, Hotel Honors Great news for foodies who love the Oregon coast and for those who just love to come out here for any reason

Lincoln City, Oregon News: Historic Theater Threatened, Chowder Winners A bit of good news and bad out of the central Oregon coast, but it all could still have a happy ending

Central Coast December Preview: Holidays in Yachats, Florence There is lots to love in the central Oregon coast towns of Florence and Yachats in early winter

Salps on North Oregon Coast: an Interesting Beach Find Surprises Expert Salps are amazing animals, though in appearance they resemble jellyfish, they are more closely related to fish

Season Highlights of N. Coast: Cannon Beach, Seaside Two of the most charming holiday vibes happen on the north Oregon coast at Seaside and Cannon Beach

December N. Coast Preview: Tillamook, Manzanita, Pacific City, Rockaway Beach Tillamook, Rockaway Beach, Manzanita, Nehalem, Pacific City and Garibaldi all begin to bubble over with holiday cheer.

Astoria, Oregon in December: Coastal Holiday Preview December shows up with plenty of holiday fun and frivolity in Astoria, and here is just a sampling

Oregon Debris Team Holds Cleanups, Needs Volunteers Oregon's Marine Debris Team has issued a report about recent activities and a heads up about more opportunities to either help monitor certain areas of the Oregon coast for debris or actual cleanups.

Holiday Preview: Lincoln City, Oregon in December Few things compare to the holidays in the central Oregon coast resort of Lincoln City

North Coast Resumes Haystack Lecture Series with Fascinating Lineup Cannon Beach Library is again presenting its sixth season of the World of Haystack Rock Lecture series, a staple of fascinating facts every year

Crazy Weather Surprises of a Typical Oregon Coast Fall Day Spend 24 hours on the Oregon coast during fall and you may see the entire gamut of weather possibilities

Central Oregon Coast Boasts Native American Festival This Weekend Lincoln City Cultural Center will be celebrating Native American Heritage with a free afternoon festival on November 10, 2012

Oregon Officials Report Good Conditions for Crabbing, Clamming Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife released its latest outlook on crabbing and clamming on the Oregon coast, and the news is good

Oregon Coast an Odd Mix of Stormy Waves and Warm Temps It was like summer and winter at the same time on the central Oregon coast Monday

Storm Season Makes a Splash on Oregon Coast You don't need howling winds or driving rain, really. Just add ocean water and really big waves like the kind found this week, and bam - instant Pacific drama

Historical Holiday Items on Display on Central Oregon Coast A collection of historical postcards from Halloween and Thanksgiving is now on display in Newport

Lincoln City, Oregon Chowder Cook-Off Gets Bigger This Year Chefs from all around the northwest will gather on the central Oregon coast on November 10 to compete for the title of best chowder

Watching Storms Safely on the Oregon Coast Ccoastal officials get fairly worried when this part of the year comes along, as beach safety is a concern year-round, but even more so when those attractive, monster waves start rolling in

Curious, Mind-Bending Views Come from Different Angles Near Yachats, Oregon Cape Perpetua soars upwards and yields an endless array of Oregon coast surprises around it

What Ghosts Gather Around Fort Stevens, N. Coast The spirit of an army man supposedly wanders the north Oregon coast, showing up in some fairly disparate places

N. Oregon Coast Under Flood Advisory Until Wednesday The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flood advisory for much of the north Oregon coast, including Tillamook, Nehalem, Manzanita, Seaside, Cannon Beach and Astoria.

Oregon's Pacific Ocean Area Enters Beachcombing Season with Plenty of Oddities Beachcombing season seems to have arrived on the Oregon coast, and part of the proof of this is a wide range of fun and funky things found: Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Warrenton, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Gleneden Beach, Newport, Waldport and Yachats

Oregon Coast, Portland Weather: an 'Atmospheric River' This Week Meteorologists say five to ten inches of rain may hit the Oregon coast through Wednesday

Tsunami Advisory for Southern, Central Oregon Coast Lifted The earthquake has also created a minor alert for the southern Oregon coast

Question About Oregon Sighting: Meteor or Iridium Flare Was it the flare of a satellite or a meteor seen above a north Oregon coast town

Portland, Coast, Valleys to Get Loads of Rain, Says NWS Bulletin The National Weather Service has issued a special statement about a whole lotta rain coming to the Portland area, as well as Oregon coast range, the beaches, the Gorge and the Cascades,

Highlights of Depoe Bay in Recent Months Documented in Video There was lots to see along the central Oregon coast in recent months, especially with the run of exceptional weather making for some cajoling conditions

An Oregon Winter Highlight: Yachats Celtic Fest in November Tickets have already gone on sale for the massive Yachats Celtic Music Festival, now in its 11th year in the tiny Oregon coast village, Nov. 9 - 11

Rockaway's Recent Remarkable Discoveries Rockaway Beach sits spread out over seven miles of exquisite and pristine sands.

Musical Journey of Kurt Weill Featured in Lincoln City, Oregon This Week The sometimes quirky, heady music of German-American composer and playwright Kurt Weill will be the subject of a special concert in Lincoln City

Roadwork on N. Oregon Coast, Hwy 26, Means Minor Delays Various road construction projects are still ongoing along the north Oregon coast, and one will create some delays between Portland and the coast later next week

Wowing Little Jellyfish Wind Up on N. Oregon Beaches They are called comb jellies or sea gooseberries at times

Extravagant Newport Foodie Event Puts the Oyster on a Pedestal Some 7,000 oysters will be served by at least 13 chefs from the central coast on Saturday, November 3

N. Coast Time Lapse: Manzanita, Wheeler, Cannon Beach, Seaside The latest video experiment from Oregon Coast Beach Connection shows some fascinating things happening with the scenery that we see everyday

Bizarre and Rare Crab Now on Display on N. Oregon Coast It was a crab with three pinchers on one of its arms, a deformity that no one at the Seaside Aquarium has ever seen

That Which Glows Near Florence, Oregon: Neptune's Beach As the last warm rays of summer hit parts of the central Oregon coast in early October, some extraordinary things happened

Newport in November: Fall Events Preview on the Coast The holidays become the focus in much of the central coast town, and there’s lots of music, arts and other ways to have fun in an already-action packed place.

Night of Spooks Coming to Oregon Coast Aquarium The spooks and goblins will take over the Oregon Coast Aquarium on October 27 for the annual Creatures of the Night

November Preview: Astoria, Oregon Remains a Hotbed of Activity The north Oregon coast town of Astoria knows how to keep you warm that month with lots of events involving music, food, wine, the start of the holidays and even some hunting for mushrooms at a historic Lewis & Clark site

Oregon Whale Numbers Stunning This Last Month Some stunning numbers of whales sightings have been reported in the last month, thanks to that cozy and cajoling run of great weather the Oregon coast experienced much of the time

North Coast Shines in November: Seaside, Cannon Beach Events Preview November highlights in Cannon Beach and Seaside include big festivals, as well as loads of live music, food and wine events, and then a nice, steady flow of holiday events at the end of the month

Oregon Officials Report on Crabbing, Clams, Birds - and Bugs Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) recently issued a report on outdoor recreational possibilities along the Oregon coast

November on the Central Coast: Lincoln City Events Preview Lincoln City keeps up the pace with plenty of events revolving around food, live theater, the arts, glass floats, history and even a reggae festival at the cusp of winter. Lincoln City lodging, dining

Oregon Coast Weather This Week: Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow The National Weather Service even forecasting mostly sunny skies by midweek

Issue Has Expired on Bridge Between Washington and Oregon Coast Emergency work and high winds have closed the Astoria-Megler Bridge until further notice, according to ODOT

Yachats, Florence in November: Oregon Coast Winter Preview If you want plenty of wintry coastal fun, then hanging out in the central Oregon coast towns of Florence and Yachats will be your ticket in November

November Preview: North Coast Events in Rockaway, Manzanita, Tillamook, Garibaldi November brings bundles of new aspects to the north coast towns of Tillamook County, with a hefty helping of holiday events around Thanksgiving

Cannon Beach, Oregon Showed Extraordinary Sides in Recent Months Some spots on the Oregon coast had more distinctive aspects, and Cannon Beach was definitely among them.

Big Seas, Waves Coming to Oregon Coast Early Next Week Some big waves and swells are coming to the beaches of Oregon this weekend – the first in a long while, as conditions have been abnormally calm this year. Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Nehalem, Wheeler, Rockaway, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Waldport, Yachats and Florence.

Roundup of Oregon Coast Whale Numbers from Summer 2012 - Numbers from the Whale Watch Center from this summer indicate some up and down sighting patterns throughout the summer, but by and large it's been good.

Big Weather Change Coming for Portland, Washington and Coast All that sunshine and pleasant weather around the Portland area, the Willamette Valley and the Oregon coast will be shifting with the winds of change by Friday. Cannon Beach, Seaside, Astoria, Lincoln City, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Tillamook, Depoe Bay, Newport, Yachats and Florence

Searching for Ghosts on Oregon's Coastline The beaches of Oregon present plenty of opportunity for paranormal exploration

Upcoming Highlights at North Oregon Coast's Hoffman Center Include Celtic The little north Oregon coast town of Manzanita has some fascinating features coming up this month and early in November

Live and Dead Salmon Sharks Show Up on North Oregon Coast This is the fifth juvenile salmon shark to come ashore in this area in the last two months

Intriguing Translucent Find on Oregon Beach a Bit of a Mystery A freaky find of something worm-like on the north Oregon coast has the experts a bit puzzled, but signs are pointing to it being a fairly rare occurrence

Major Mushroom Fest Set for Yachats, Central Coast The small central Oregon coast town goes maniacal about the mushroom on October 19 to 21 with the Yachats Mushroom Fest

Lincoln City, Oregon Celebrates the Kite with Enormous Flair Kite fliers from around the northwest and beyond will gather at the D River Wayside in Lincoln City on October 13 and 14

More Unusual Beach Access on Central Oregon Coast High sand levels are letting you see incredibly rare sights around Depoe Bay, Yachats and down closer to Florence.

Mushroom Fest and Feast on Central Oregon Coast Blossoms in October The small central Oregon coast town goes maniacal about the mushroom on October 19 to 21 with the Yachats Mushroom Fest

Oregon's Pacific Ocean Shores Show Remarkable Colors in September It's been an unusually calm and warm September along the Oregon coast, even for the time of year that's known for this

Cajoling Weather Conditions Continue on Oregon Beaches They call it the Second Summer on the Oregon coast right now - and it's living up to the name

Chasing the Harvest Moon Up the Central Oregon Coast September's full moon is called the Harvest Moon, referring to the fact it's the full moon that comes closest to the first day of fall

Unusually High Sand Level Events Continue on Oregon Beaches High sand levels have kept the tide line away from normally-dangerous Maxwell Point and longer than usual

Moon Halos Hover Over Central Oregon Coast Some brilliant examples of a moon halo were seen above Depoe Bay and Gleneden Beach in the wee hours of Friday

The Glow of Garibaldi, Oregon: Nocturnal Wanderings of Tillamook Bay The little town of Garibaldi has a glow to it after the sun goes down - a host of curious shades and colors that explode all over this north Oregon coast village

Oregon Wildlife Officials Report on Coastal Clams, Crabs From crabbing, clamming to checking out tide pools, the news is pretty good along the Oregon coastline, and it will get even better soon

Tsunami Debris Adds Glitch to Oregon Beach and River Cleanup The big SOLVE cleanup on Oregon beaches and river recreation areas brought out more than 4,000 volunteers around the entire state this weekend

Small Bear Scare on Central Oregon Coast Campground The thieving beast was seen rummaging around in someone's trash and making off with a chunk of food

Oregon Coast Whale Numbers for August, Early September The long bouts of calm weather have resulted in not just a flood of tourists on the coast but lots of whales too

The Things That Seaside, Oregon Hides After Dusk Even on a cloudy, slightly murky day like Tuesday, there's a lot going on after the sun goes down than many people will ever see or notice

Lincoln City, Oregon Motel Flourishes After Rare Beach Tornado A freak storm ripped the roof off in what was determined to be a very rare tornado touchdown on the Oregon coast

Newport, Depoe Bay Preview for October You'll love the central Oregon coast towns of Newport and Depoe Bay during this spectacular month

Sand Levels Pulling More Surprises on Oregon Coast Sand levels have risen again in spots like Cannon Beach and Arch Cape to reveal some quire rare facets of those beaches

Astoria, Oregon Preview: October Scares Up Delightful Events The very northernmost tip of the Oregon coast stays warmer in more ways than one in October

Shooting Stars, Other Galactic Fun Above N. Oregon Coast This weekend has proven to be filled with a variety of surprises in nature along the Oregon coast, including a few at night

Free Admission to Major Oregon Coast Landmark on Sept 29 The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area will host a day of special events and waive entrance fees

Lincoln City, Oregon: A Quick Exploration Wander this part of the central Oregon coast just briefly and you'll quickly become amazed by the pristine quality of its beaches.

October on Oregon Coast: Rockaway Beach, Pacific City, Manzanita, Tillamook A look ahead to events on the north Oregon coast in October, in the Tillamook County towns of Pacific City, Oceanside, Tillamook, Bay City, Garibaldi, Rockaway Beach and Manzanita.

Lincoln City, Oregon Events Preview for October: Early Fall Sizzles So much central Oregon coast, so little time. You could accuse Lincoln City, Oregon of being a lot of this pretty problem.

Looking Ahead: Cannon Beach, Seaside in October The north Oregon coast doesn’t begin to shut down for the winter season in October. Indeed, this is still part of the warmest time of the year on these beaches

October on the Oregon Coast: Florence, Yachats Preview There’s a boatload of fun to be had in the towns of Florence, Yachats and Waldport in October.

Oregon Coast Cleanup on Sept 22 Has Added Urgency Because of Tsunami Debris The Fall Beach and Cleanup takes place all over the Oregon coast that day, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., as well as many coastal rivers and inland riverside shores.

Special Dinner Cruise on Oregon Coast Benefits Habitats You can help support restoration and conservation efforts on the central Oregon coast and have a great time on a boat with a Yaquina River dinner cruise for the MidCoast Watersheds Council on Sunday, September 16

Unique Visions of a Unique Oregon Lighthouse: Cape Meares Atop the basalt cliff of Cape Meares sits the magnificent lighthouse att only 38 feet tall

Sept 22 Event Needs Volunteers to Help Butterflies on Central Oregon Coast A program aims to help an endangered butterfly on the Oregon coast by asking the public to help plant violets near Yachats

Astronomy, Equinox Highlights for September in Oregon - Portland, the Coast Oregon and Washington will get an eyeful of the autumnal equinox, Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, the Big Dipper and the moon

Fun and Fascinating Changes at Pacific City, Cape Kiwanda This Season At some spots along the Oregon coast some truly remarkable things happened, like beaches around Pacific City, Cannon Beach or Oceanside

Weird Fall Weather: Look for Summer on the Coast Through October It's likely the most attractive, enticing time of year on the Oregon coast, with the warmest weather and most tempting conditions

Wandering Rockaway Beach: the Sandy Wonder at a Second Glance A longtime Oregon coast vacation spot, one with a history literally going back to the beginning of the last century, Rockaway Beach is seven miles of gorgeous sand and a myriad of wowing wonders

Warm Even Hot Weather Streak Coming to Portland, Oregon Coast Highs around 70 degrees, and low winds that could make it feel like around 80 or more on the beaches.

Remnants of Doomsday Monster Seen All Around Oregon Coast Massive lava flows once scorched this area,ironically giving rise to much of the diverse beauty we now enjoy - but it's all related to a super volcano that may still end life on Earth

Exploring the Central Oregon Coast: Different Ways to Look at Lincoln City A huge variety of other attractions than the sand occupy Lincoln City, but really it's the beaches that are the real star

Delights are in the Details at Yachats The sleepy central Oregon coast village of Yachats gets you immediately spellbound with its intricate, rocky shapes

Oregon Coast Whale Reports for August Whale sightings continued to be spectacular and rather close to shore in August, according to various witnesses along the central Oregon coast.

Two Tsunami Debris Cleanup Days for Oregon Coast in September The Oregon Marine Debris Team has set the Netarts Spit Cleanup for September 8, while the north jetty at Newport will have its debris cleaning party the following day on September 9.

Bird Watching Good on Oregon Coast, but Some Species Worry Scientists There is some good news for bird watchers along the Oregon coast, but some bad news as well for some species

Arresting Views of Indian Beach, Ecola, at Cannon Beach Cannon Beach's Ecola State Park and its Indian Beach are a major attraction for the Oregon coast, with bundles of hiking, surfing and beachcombing

Glimpses of an Oregon Coast Classic: Yaquina Head Lighthouse in Newport The tallest of the lighthouses on the Oregon coast sits in Newport: the Yaquina Head Lighthouse

Computer Program Calculates Extinction Level Event on Oregon Coast - or Not Ever wondered what an extinction level event might look like if it started somewhere around the Oregon coast?

Nature in Fascinating Form on Beaches Lately A variety of interesting things are going on this summer along the Oregon coast, enough that it's going to surprise many regulars to the region

Weekend of Traffic, Lodging Problems for North Oregon Coast With the massive Hood to Coast Relay event happening along Highway 30, Highway 26 and Seaside and Astoria this weekend, ODOT and Oregon State Police are asking the public to watch the roads to the north coast and the northern edge of Highway 101.

Constant Killer Views Abound Near Florence Between Yachats and Florence is a 25-mile-long stretch of deserted beaches, niches and sandy or rocky nooks and crannies

Extremely Calm Waves Making a Splash on Oregon Coast Recently It's been so mellow some locals on the coast have said the waves are so small it's like a pond.'

Romantic Walks and Great Makeout Spots on the Oregon Coast You can't surpass the Oregon coast for the cuddle factor.

Masses of Pelicans Reported on Some Parts of N. Oregon Coast Parts of Seaside's shoreline has been seeing some frenzied bird activity – because, in turn, of even more frenzied baitfish activity in the area

Cannon Beach Cottage Tour Gives Historical Look at North Coast Town The Cannon Beach History Center and Museum is gearing up for its ninth annual Cottage Tour, Sept 8 and 9

Lincoln City's Road's End Beaches Full of Surprises The Road's End area of Lincoln City is at the very northern edge of town, jutting right up against the headland that often gets mistaken for Cascade Head

Oceanside, Oregon: Astounding Examples of Then and Now The one thing that stays the same on the Oregon coast is that it constantly changes

Photo Essay: Reflections On - and In - the Oregon Coast Those magical moments when sky, sea and sand meet in really unique ways: when the beach itself hosts the very image of the sky

Labor Day Highlights on Oregon Coast That crazed, final weekend of summer means a mad dash for the Oregon coast, and the region is prepared to host the hordes and greet them with a bevy of fun events over the holiday

Oregon Coast Whale Sighting Numbers High, Include Humpbacks Whale watching along the coastline has been exceptional in recent weeks, especially during the incredibly calm conditions that were typical of the area

More Reasons to Meander Around Manzanita You could literally spend days just bouncing around the beaches and the nooks and crannies of this north Oregon coast town and never get bored

September Fun for North Coast: Tillamook, Pacific City, Rockaway, Manzanita Preview September, known as the “Second Summer” on the Oregon coast, is crammed with bundles of things to do in the little towns of Garibaldi, Pacific City, Rockaway Beach, Manzanita, Wheeler and Nehalem.

Oregon Coast Part of Excessive Heat Watch The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued an Excessive Heat Watch for the north Oregon coast and the southern Washington coast on Thursday

Oregon Coast Explorations: Tiny Garibaldi is Gargantuan in Distractions There is much more to the tiny town of Garibaldi than the gigantic G that overlooks this sleepy north Oregon coast fishing village

North Coast in September: Astoria Events Preview Indeed, the elder statesman of the west coast and Oregon, Astoria, has bundles of happenings

Photo Postcards from Depoe Bay: Summer on the Central Coast In and around Depoe Bay, the stunning imagery just keeps flowing like a constant incoming tide of tremendous beauty from the Oregon coast

Post-Summer Glee in Lincoln City: Oregon Coast September Preview September is the warmest weather along the Oregon coast, and following suit in the pursuit of a good time is Lincoln City

North Oregon Coast Early Fall Preview: September in Cannon Beach, Seaside Looking for a kicked-back way to enjoy the famed “Second Summer” on the north Oregon coast?

Astounding Sights and Sounds Between Cannon Beach and Manzanita For those intrepid explorers of the Oregon coast it's a goldmine of fantastic sights and discoveries

Oregon Coast in September: Yachats, Florence Previews Now comes the sweetest season on the Oregon coast, and Yachats and Florence are no shirkers in adding to the post-summer fun

Captivating and Unusual Sights from Central Oregon Coast Visual revelations and discoveries you can make along the Oregon coast, such as one recent photo safari revealed

Oregon Coast Officials Clarify Rules, Laws on Seals and Sea Lions The National Marine Fisheries Service has guidelines for what not to do when it comes to approaching seals and sea lions

Shooting Stars Make a Growing Show in Oregon Skies The peak of the big meteor showers of the year is just days away, and OMSI will host two viewing parties of the stellar phenomenon on August 12 in the Columbia Gorge and the Oregon coast range

Oregon Coast Officials Need Help for Tsunami Debris Mess on Netarts Spit Oregon officials are reporting an unusually large inundation of foam and plastic debris hitting the Netarts Spit, and several agencies are putting out a call for volunteers to help clean up this mess

Oregon Coast Whale Sighting Numbers for Early July The Whale Watch Center in Depoe Bay issued a report of whale sightings along the Oregon coast for early July

Some Oregon Coast Beaches Seeing Enormously High Sand Levels - Summer always brings higher sand levels to the beaches of Oregon, and this year means some remarkable changes for some parts of the coast.

Removal of Oregon Coast Tsunami Dock Remains Steady Workers from Ballard Diving and Salvage made considerable progress on their first day of removing the tsunami dock from a central Oregon coast beach

Oregon Officials on Coastal Crabs, Clams and Shellfish Right Now An extensive report was just issued by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) regarding crabbing, clams and other recreational activities

Oregon Coast Picks for the First Week of August A major heatwave is on the way, and that's just the tip of the iceberg for the floodgates of fun happening on the Oregon coast as August begins

Central Oregon Coast Surprises Yesterday - and Night Some remarkable minus tides recently, reports of extraordinary whale sightings, and the weather has been nothing but thoroughly cooperative lately on the Oregon coast

Details and Delights of an Oregon Landmark: Exploring Rockaway Beach This is the calm and cozy sandy wonder from the Oregon coast, boasting seven miles of soft granules and a kind of 1800's Old West look against an ocean backdrop

That Beachy, Forested Wilderness Between Manzanita and Cannon Beach An intricate Oregon coast oasis of the untamed and rugged in between two very civilized worlds

NOAA Presence on Oregon Coast Celebrated with Tuna Cook-Off in August It's a combination of small town Americana picnic, but on a bay, and an Iron Chef competition with local tuna.

Cavalcade of Unearthly Geologic Delights S. of Yachats Almost smack dab in the very middle of the Oregon coast, where Lincoln County merges imperceptibly into Lane County, there are 25 miles of practically hidden spots that allow you to really get away from it all

Major Triathlon on Central Oregon Coast on August 4 Dozens and dozens of athletes compete and race on the Oregon coast along a course that includes swimming, running and biking

'Amazing Race' on Oregon Coast Boasts Heady Challenges On August 11, Newport will not just put on its running shoes with the Second Annual Amazing Race but contestants will put on their thinking caps as well

Oregon Coast Team Responds to Dolphin on Washington Beach Marine Mammal Stranding Network responded to a creature a bit out of his element on Monday night: a beached dead dolphin

Central Oregon Coast Celebrates Its Part in Ken Kesey Movie Actor Paul Newman and a horde of film industry workers descended on the central Oregon coast towns of Kernville, Siletz, Depoe Bay and Newport for three months in 1970

August Preview: Events in Rockaway Beach, Tillamook, Pacific City, Manzanita, Wheeler The end of summer always puts on a show around the beaches of the Oregon coast, and so do the north coast towns of Pacific City, Rockaway Beach, Tillamook, Manzanita, Garibaldi, Bay City, Wheeler and Oceanside

Dynamic Oregon Coast: July's Changes Documented Early summer on these beaches was captured in camera recently and showed some extraordinary dynamics of nature

Another Oregon Coast Misunderstanding Goes Viral on Facebook Sometime on Friday, Netarts Grocery posted a particularly wacky photo of an RV stuck in the surf to its Facebook page

Interesting Creatures Sighted Along Oregon Coast Recently Possible dolphin sightings, a humpback whale or two, a Fin whale perhaps, a beached shark – all the way down to tiny creatures laying strangely shaped egg

An Oregon Coast Treasure: the Stone Shelter at Cape Perpetua Along these hiking paths near Yachats is the famed stone shelter that overlooks a vast vista of ocean and sky

Literally a Front Row Seat to the Oregon Coast: Depoe Bay's Rocky Creek Rocky Creek Wayside is essentially a set of cliffs that zig-zag along this part of the central Oregon coast between Newport and Depoe Bay

Live Shark Rescued from N. Oregon Coast Beach A Soupfin Shark (Galeorhinus galeus) that was still alive and kicking, and biting

Two Weeks Left to View Oregon Coast Tsunami Dock Starting July 31, a Vancouver company will begin dismantling the structure with a tragic origin and state officials are warning that will create some considerable road backups in the area

New Way to See North Oregon Coast Lodgings: View Them Under Starlight Staying the night at the Oregon coast is definitely among life's finest pleasures

Last Blast of Summer in Newport, Depoe Bay: Event Preview Summer on the central Oregon coast means bundles of activities to engage in

Solar Storm Latest: Slim Chance of Northern Lights in Portland, Oregon Coast A series of massive solar activity happening right now may have allowed you to see the Northern Lights in Oregon had the weather decided to cooperate a little better

Oregon Officials Need More Volunteers to Patrol, Clean the Coast of Tsunami Debris A call for volunteers is being sent out to the public to not only help clean up the debris but patrol the beaches of Oregon.

Oregon Coast's Last Month of Summer: Yachats and Florence Events Indulge in massive doses of summer fun on the central Oregon coast in August

Oregon Marine Debris Team Asks for Volunteers to Help Clean Beaches It's a call for volunteers from four major organizations that look out for the Oregon coast – a need for citizens to come out and help patrol and clean up the beaches

Central Oregon Coast in August: Lincoln City in Late Summer Lincoln City hosts a variety of outdoor and indoors events that go way beyond its tranquil beaches

Oregon Coast August Preview: Cannon Beach, Seaside, Astoria Seaside, Cannon Beach and Astoria continue their summer sizzle with a ton of events in the realms of music, food, art, outdoors and even something for those interested in surfing and history on the Oregon coast

Help for Tsunami Debris Cleanup Needed This Weekend on N. Oregon Coast An unusual amount of foam and plastic tsunami debris at the southern end of Pacific City is creating a call to arms of sorts

Oregon Coast Picks of the Week: Mid July Cannon Beach, Seaside, Rockaway Beach, Yachats, Newport and Lincoln City all have a massive dose of ways to enjoy yourself on the Oregon coast when you're not on the beaches

Oregon Coast Virtual Tour: Secretive Happy Camp and Its Beginnings People often first discover this little place called Happy Camp quite by accident. It's not obvious there's a beach here

Oregon Coast in Blue: Summer is Good to Lincoln City This past week has been nothing but stunning on the central Oregon coast. where agreeable temperatures, calm winds and lots of sun seemed to deepen the color of the ocean tenfold.

Agate Hunting Surprise on Oregon Coast at Cape Kiwanda Even though it's summer, some prime agate hunting occurred in a few spots around the Oregon coast recently

Oregon Coast View to Forever: Top of Cape Perpetua On a clear day you really can see forever up here on the top of Cape Perpetua.

Two Days of Oregon Coast Fireworks: the Holiday in Waldport and Yachats If you plan it right sometimes, you can engage in three days of fireworks and Independence Day celebrations along the Oregon coast

Strikingly Different Angles on the Oregon Coast Tsunami Dock Such a photo of the dock, in this eerie, darkly spiritual state, is perhaps the only appropriate way to view it

Seeing the Oregon Coast from Space and Vice Versa Sometimes, however, even more spectacular is taking in the entire universe from these especially scenic shores

Holiday Week a Dose of True Summer Weather for Portland, Oregon Coast The saying around these parts is that summer doesn't really start until the day after July 4, but this time around those pundits will be put in their place

Oregon Coast Lodging Openings for Fourth of July Oregon Coast Beach Connection has contacted approximately 1,000 lodgings around the coast and has received only a comparative handful of openings for the holiday

N. Oregon Coast Theater Production Has New Take on Princess Tale KALA presents singer/songwriter performance artist Mindy Dillard in an electric one-woman musical storyscape

Call 211 for Tsunami Debris on Oregon Beaches; Other Ways to Help State officials have implemented a network of drop-off sites for the unique form of litter and have announced the implementation of a special 211 phone number

Oregon Experts Report on Crabbing, Clamming, Minus Tides on the Coast ODFW issued some reports on clamming and crabbing around the beaches

Oregon Coast Whale Sighting Numbers for June Include Orcas Since the beginning of the month, there have been at least 60 official whale sightings

Oregon Wildlife Officials on Birds and Baby Seals Right Now ODFW recently released statements about the increasing presence of baby seals on the Oregon coast and about bird watching

Summer Fun on Oregon Coast with Wildlife Events Near Pacific City The Nestucca Bay National Wildlife Refuge, just south of Pacific City, is opening wide its doors to all kinds of outdoors experiences

Reality of Debris Off Oregon Coast: Spotting It Early Not Likely Questions about how to prepare for larger objects are posing a host of problems, and the realities are complex

Central Oregon Coast in Otherworldly Colors There is so much more than meets the eye of the usual beholder along the Oregon coast

Odd Delights of Oregon Coast Summer They Never Talk About From the Green Flash at Sunset, glowing sand at night, to even shooting stars and a bug-eating plant

New Aquarium Creature Makes a Splash on N. Oregon Coast This Red Rock Crab has some remarkably bright colors on his own, but some other creatures have decided to make a moving home out of his exterior

Oregon Coast First Day of Summer Ends with Green Flash, Shooting Stars, Glowing Sand The longest day of the year on the Oregon coast did indeed cap itself off with the famed Green Flash at Sunset, then showed off shooting stars, glowing sand and even massive Milky Way floating over the beach

World War II Aircraft Rides Now Offered on N. Oregon Coast Tillamook Air Museum now features airplane rides in a few select vintage aircraft on two days per month from now until September

Where a Japanese Sub Fired on Oregon: Battery Russell and Fort Stevens It turned out to be a Japanese submarine that had fired at Fort Stevens in the dead of night

Summer Solstice in Oregon on Wednesday; Even More Sunlight on Beaches Wednesday, June 20, summer officially begins that day at 4:09 PDT - including here on the Oregon coast.

Almost Aerial on the Coast: Wowing Visions from Viewpoints Fantastic for checking out the sights while huddled in the warmth of your car during a storm, but also invaluable for looking for whales

Mysteries and Surprises of an Oregon Coast Landmark: the Devil's Punchbowl Every once in a blue moon, that oh-so revered Oregon coast landmark, the Devil's Punchbowl, does something even more extraordinary

July and Summer Preview: Depoe Bay, Newport, Oregon There are bundles of activities at the local aquarium, farmer’s markets, belly dancing and a variety of different outdoor bits of fun that will surprise and cajole

Fourth of July, Independence Day Fun on the Oregon Coast; Travel Tips Some aren't even held on July 4, allowing you the luxury of extending your firework festivities.

Oregon Coast Preview: Summer in the Lincoln City July has a full event roster, with plenty of culinary happenings, music and outdoors fun - including some nifty crabbing how-to's

July Coast Summer Preview: Manzanita, Tillamook, Pacific City, Rockaway Beach It’s the middle of summer and Tillamook County knows how to party it up

Central Coast Summer: July in Florence, Yachats Florence definitely heats up for mid-summer, as does the ultra-charming burgh of Yachats

Cavalcade of Cute on the Coast: Baby Seals on Oregon Beaches The north Oregon coast was the recipient of a few adorable moments this past week, heralding the season of baby seals for these beaches

Oregon Officials: Not All Asian Debris on the Coast is from Tsunami In spite of a few rather high-profile and quite large items that have been proven to be from last year's tsunami in Japan, there does not seem to be a provable trend that indicates the Oregon coast is now receiving a deluge of debris

Oregon Coast Whale Sighting Stats for May, Early June The Whale Watch Center in Depoe Bay released its notes this week on recent whale sightings and numbers

Summer Coast Preview: July in Seaside, Cannon Beach, Astoria As summer kicks into high gear on the north Oregon coast, bundles of possibilities for fun also explode - quite literally

Whale Sightings Off Oregon Beaches Stay Somewhat High Sometimes as many as ten a day are being seen on the central Oregon coast, and that's usually a good benchmark for the rest of the region

Harmful Species Now a Worry on Oregon Coast The dock torn from Misawa, Japan during the devastating tsunami last year has had a few hitchikers on its way to the Oregon coast this week

Misty Moments Above the Oregon Coast: Cape Lookout Trailhead Cape Lookout is the middle promontory of the Three Capes Route, between Oceanside and Pacific Ctiy

Oregon Coast Scientists Now Play Waiting Game with Invasive Species Creatures living on it could pose major risks to ecosystems of beaches, bays and the near-shore waters of the Oregon coast

Officials Report Whale Sightings Along Oregon Coast Quite Good The Whale Watch Center in Depoe Bay is reporting nice numbers of whale sightings these days - sometimes around ten a day

Tsunami Debris Poses Varied Problems for Oregon Coast Is this a sign that the floodgates have opened for the much-discussed tsunami debris arriving here? Is this a harbinger of how big some of the debris will be?

Dock on Oregon Coast is from Japanese Tsunami: Dangers Exist A derelict dock found washed ashore on the central Oregon coast has been determined to be from Japan; officials offer warnings

Skies in Oregon Allow Photographing of Transit of Venus Weather more or less cooperated in Oregon today for what is the last chance for anyone alive to catch a rather distinctive and impressive solar event: the transit of Venus across the sun

More Spectacular Minus Tides for Oregon Coast in June A rather large series of minus tides are happening throughout this month

Historic Oregon Coast Journey Re-enactment Calls for Vintage Cars This trek, made by the four men called Pathfinders in 1912, will be re-enacted on July 20 as part of a special historic celebration

Intricate Oregon Coast Oddities: Surreal Slabs of Ona Beach Ona Beach is among the strangest beaches on the Oregon coast, smothered in a long line of angular oddities made of basalt

Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad Starts Regular Summer Train Rides The sound of an antique steam train and its iconic whistle and puffs of smoke will once more be chugging along the tracks of the north coast

N. Oregon Coast Program Calls for Volunteers with Special Session in Cannon Beach Haystack Awareness Program (HRAP) is calling for volunteers to help teach about these delightful creatures and about tide pools

Unusual Tourist to North Oregon Coast This one came to spend the night – but spend no money, and it would pay no room tax. This was a baby elephant seal that came to enjoy Oregon coast beaches this time.

Marathon on Oregon Coast Brings 900 Runners, Thousands of Spectators Some 900 runners will fill the streets of Newport this weekend, with the 14th annual Newport Marathon on June 2

NASA Astronaut Lands on Oregon Coast, Speaks at Convention The veteran of a long-duration mission aboard the International Space Station will be the featured speaker on June 2

A Half-Circle of Serious Fun: Seal Rock, on the Central Oregon Coast As you first meander down the walkway from the Seal Rock parking lot, you'll initially be greeted by this rather awe-inspiring sight. Distance between Newport, Waldport and Seal Rock

Nocturnal Revelations at a Secret Oregon Coast Spot Below, even at night, you can still see the whites of the breakers

Oregon Officials Warn Do Not Pick Up Wildlife in Forests, on Coast It's spring, and that means seals are molting, baby seals are resting on the shore and wildlife in coastal forests and especially inland are giving birth to their young

Oregon Coast Weather for Holiday Weekend Party sunny on Friday, some rain on Saturday and Sunday, and partly cloudy again on Memorial Day

Historic Milestone and Native Culture Celebrated on N. Oregon Coast Two Oregon coast landmarks are having some special happenings - one in Tillamook and the other in Seaside.

History Takes Front Seat on North Oregon Coast This Weekend One famous facility turns 75 years old this weekend, and another hosts a discussion of native American art from the north Oregon coast

Small Glimpses of Solar Eclipse in Portland and Oregon Coast In the Beaverton area, Oregon Coast Beach Connection staff caught a little bit of the blocked sun, which wound up looking like a crescent moon

Yachats, Oregon Coast: Where the Wild Waves Are Even in the calmest of conditions, Yachats puts on a show

Oregon Officials on Coastal Crabbing, Clamming ODFW recently issued a report on clamming and crabbing along the Oregon coast – with a mix of good news and bad news

Oregon Coast Recreation Report: Birds, Whales, Tides and a Solar Eclipse For those looking for whales, birds, tide pool creatures at low tides and even funky amphibians, the Oregon coast has got some prime viewing possibilities

Oregon Coast Early Summer: Pacific City, Tillamook, Rockaway, Garibaldi, Manzanita Those little north Oregon coast towns of Tillamook, Pacific City, Garibaldi, Rockaway Beach, Nehalem and Manzanita know how to start summer right

Oregon Coast Surprises: Sights and Sounds of Cape Kiwanda At around 18 million years old or so, the iconic north Oregon coast formation known as Cape Kiwanda is definitely showing its age

Oregon Coast Summer Preview: June in Newport, Depoe Bay The beaches are warming up – and so is the tourism hotspot of Newport and Depoe Bay

Solar Eclipse Coming to West Coast, Oregon The moon will move in front of the Sun on Sunday, May 20, bringing a partial eclipse to the Pacific Northwest, and hopefully the Oregon coast

Oregon Coast Memorial Weekend Highlights, Events Memorial Day Weekend is the kick-off to the high season on the Oregon coast, with so much to do. Here's just a sampling.

Central Oregon Coast Early Summer Preview: June in Lincoln City Early summer in Lincoln City means plenty of outdoor activities, the open air market, culinary classes, live music, theater, and a plethora of surprises

June Preview for Central Oregon Coast: Yachats, Florence Events Music, helicopters, sand castle-making, airplanes, wine tasting, golf and yes, Fourth of July fireworks

Oregon Coast Gets Lots of Sun This Week, Maybe Mid-70s A high pressure system that will linger in the area will keep things on the sunny and warm side for about a week

North Oregon Coast June Preview: Early Summer in Seaside, Cannon Beach Sandcastles, fun runs, art, music, golf tournaments, muscle cars and even the Fourth of July

Geology of an Oregon Coast Icon: Sweeping Cape Kiwanda Cape Kiwanda is actually a bit of an oddity along the Oregon coast: it's about the only major headland that is not made of basalt

Fun and Strange Oregon Coast Facts: When More Sand Can Mean Less The interesting thing about the beaches of the Oregon coast is that they never look the same from day to day

New Acquisitions at Aquariums on Oregon Coast Include Cute and Cuddly There's a new sea otter pup at the Oregon Coast Aquarium to wow the crowds with

Origin of an Oregon Coast Landmark: Devil's Punchbowl Did you ever wonder how the Depoe Bay-area landmark came to be? How it was formed?

Major Minus Tides on Oregon Coast Now Look for minus tides as low as around minus two feet at times in the early mornings

Mother's Day Highlights on the Oregon Coast From hotspots like Cannon Beach, Seaside or Lincoln City, to smaller pleasures like Garibaldi, Yachats or Neskowin, there are events and plenty of Mom's day specials at local lodgings.

Galactic Show Gets Better in Oregon, the Coast: Meteors, Planets and Super Moon Saturn, Venus, a meteor shower and the moon at its closest point this weekend

Recent Stellar Phenomena Photos from Oregon Coast and Portland Skies A roundup of some of the more stunning sights in the world of astronomy that can hit these beaches and the Portland area





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.
On the Seaside Promenade, in Seaside


Back to Oregon Coast

Contact Advertise on BeachConnection.net
All Content, unless otherwise attributed, copyright BeachConnection.net Unauthorized use or publication is not permitted


Follow us on


Oregon Coast Lodging
Cannon Beach Lodging
Nehalem Bay Lodgings
Manzanita Hotels, Lodging
Three Capes Lodging
Pacific City Hotels, Lodging
Lincoln City Lodging
Depoe Bay Lodging
Newport Lodging
Waldport Lodging
Yachats Lodging
Oregon Coast Vacation Rentals
Oregon Coast Lodging Specials

Oregon Coast Bed and Breakfasts / B&Bs

Oregon Coast Restaurant, Dining Guide
Cannon Beach Dining
Manzanita, Rockaway, Wheeler Dining
Pacific City, Oceanside, Netarts, Tierra Del Mar Restaurants
Tillamook Bay Restaurants, Dining
Lincoln City Dining, Restaurants
Depoe Bay Restaurants, Dining
Newport Restaurants, Dining

Waldport, Yachats Restaurants, Dining
Florence Restaurants, Dining
Restaurant Reviews

Coast Events Calendar
Seaside, Cannon Beach Calendar
Manzanita, Rockaway Events
Tillamook, Pacific City Calendar
Lincoln City Events Calendar
Newport, Depoe Bay Events Calendar
Yachats Events Calendar

Oregon Coast Weather
Seaside Weather
Cannon Beach
Nehalem Bay / Wheeler
Pacific City
Lincoln City
Depoe Bay Weather

Oregon Coast Complete Guides every beach access,
Seaside, Oregon Complete Guide
Cannon Beach Complete Guide
Three Capes Complete Guide
Lincoln City Complete Guide
Waldport, Seal Rock Guide

Oregon Coast Travel News

Guide to Oregon Coast Whales

Coastal Bars, Lounges

Search for Oregon Coast Subjects, Articles

Oregon Coast Camping

Oregon Coast Traffic Conditions

Oregon Coast Attractions, Spas

Explore Every Beach Spot
Astoria - at the northernmost tip of Oregon

Where the Columbia meets the Pacific, Land of Lewis & Clark and loads of atmosphere & history
Seaside, Oregon

The Promenade, Tillamook Head, family fun & broad, sandy beaches
Cannon Beach on the Oregon Coast
Cannon Beach

A mysterious lighthouse, upscale yet earthy, a huge monolith, fine eateries & an art mecca
Nehalem Bay, Manzanita, Nehalem, Wheeler and Rockaway Oregon Coast
Nehalem Bay - Manzanita, Rockaway, Wheeler

Manzanita's beaches, Nehalem and Wheeler's quirky beauty; laid back Rockaway
Oregon Coast: Tillamook Bay, Tillamook, Bay City, Barview, Garibaldi
Tillamook Bay

Garibaldi, Barview, Bay City, Tillamook & an oceanfront ghost town
Three Capes Loop, Oceanside, Netarts, Pacific City, Cape Lookout, Cape Meares
Three Cape Loop - Oceanside, Netarts, Pacific City

The hidden secret of the coast: Cape Meares, a lighthouse, Oceanside, Netarts and Pacific City
Lincoln City, Cascade Head, Neskowin, Inland Highway 101
Lincoln City
& the Corridor of Mystery
Miles & miles of unbroken beaches, Cascade Head, Neskowin and manmade attractions
Depoe Bay on the Oregon Coast
Depoe Bay

A spouting horn downtown, freaky hidden cliffs and whales, whales, whales
Newport, Nye Beach on the Oregon Coast

Time-tripping Nye Beach, a bustling bayfront, marine science-central and two lighthouses
Waldport Seal Rock Virtual Tour
Waldport - Seal Rock

Pristine, even secretive sands and wild geologic landmarks

Constantly dramatic wave action, a mix of the rugged & upscale
Between Florence and Yachats - oodles of secret beaches
Upper Lane County

25 miles of deserted beaches & oodles of wonders
Florence - on the central Oregon coast

A lighthouse, ancient bayfront and miles and miles of fluffy dunes





Unusual Travel Articles TravelParanormal.com allows you to submit your own creepy tale or debunk one - or see up-to-the-minute news headlines about travel and the paranormal.

News Headlines from All Over Oregon Need to scan Oregon headlines? Constantly updated news from all over Oregon: a comprehensive, up-to-the-minute display of news headlines from a variety of media

Oregon Coast Oceanfront Lodging, Hotels, Rentals

A Guide to Oregon Coast Seafood Restaurants, Dining

Find us on Google+