Oregon Coast News Archive 2011 - 2012

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

Super Full Moon in Store This Weekend for Portland, Oregon Coast Not only will there be a full moon on Friday and Saturday night, but a magnificent and extra large one

Oregon Coast Virtual Tour: Fishing Rock State Park a Splashing Good Time Here, in the Lincoln Beach area, between Gleneden Beach and Depoe Bay, sits Fishing Rock State Park

Strange Oregon Coast History: Legend of Seal Rock Sea Monsters One strange, paranormal claim for the central Oregon coast area has become lost in time

Oregon Coast Picks of the Week: First Week of May Fish tacos to be had, an artisans market, food classes in Cannon Beach, a major kite festival in Rockaway and plenty of music and theater

Oregon Coast Explorations: Staying at Lincoln City's Inn at Spanish Head The famed Inn at Spanish Head is a central Oregon coast landmark that's been around for four decades

Slightly Rare Freaky Fish Shows Up on Oregon Coast What at first was thought to be a barracuda found at Neskowin turns out to be a Longnose Lancetfish

It's Now Killer Whale Season on Central Oregon Coast Every April, a varying number of Killer Whales show up on the central Oregon coast

Cliffs Guard Unseen Beaches on the Central Oregon Coast: Otter Crest Loop A spellbinding set of nearly-aerial views of the Pacific Ocean along a winding way that's just a tad on the white-knuckled side

Constant Scandal and Drama Beneath the Waves on Display on Oregon Coast There's a lot going on underneath those scenic and scintillating waves that engage you on a trip to the Oregon coast

Where Interstellar Phenomena Meet the Oregon Coast The Oregon coast can make some for stellar viewing of the stellar realm above

Oregon Coast Surprises: Marine Gardens near Depoe Bay Exposed Exploring the central Oregon coast wonders next to the Devil's Punchbowl; it's a whole new world here

Oregon Coast Picks of the Week: Last Week in April Music, outdoor markets in the ocean air, a cooking class or just a lot of food: the Oregon coast has got it all

New Public Fishing Dock for North Oregon Coast Town This Saturday marks the gran opening celebration for a brand new fishing dock on Lake Lytle, in the north Oregon coast town of Rockaway Beach

Portland, Oregon Coast May Get Views of Lyrid Meteor Showers This Weekend There should be some clearing of the skies over the weekend along the Oregon coast at night but more in the Portland area

Weekend Weather for Oregon Coast Promises Warm Temps, Fair Sun Highs in the 60's and mostly sunny to partly cloudy conditions are on tap

Oregon Coast Virtual Tour: Astoria-Megler Bridge The Astoria-Megler Bridge stretches 4.1 miles across the river

An Oregon Coast Landmark in a Different Light: Cape Foulweather After Dark Foulweather sits at the apex of this great rise and fall between Depoe Bay and Newport

Oregon Coast May Preview: Lincoln City Events On the central coast, in Lincoln City, as May provides a wealth of means for rest, repose and amusement

Unforgettable Colors of the Oregon Coast at Night It's at night the Oregon coast can really shine with some exceptional colors you can't see any other way

Cannon Beach, Seaside in May: Oregon Coast Spring Preview This is what fills up the north Oregon coast throughout May, with a lot more going on than you might expect

Five Astounding Oregon Coast Views: the Hidden and Forbidden Ironically, these visual Oregon coast nuggets are hiding in plain sight, well, most of the time

Oregon Coast May Preview: Rockaway, Pacific City, Manzanita, Tillamook Tillamook County in May begins to heat up with that pre-summer energy, not the least of which is the kick-off to the season with Memorial Day weekend

Five Oregon Coast Views You'll Likely Never See There are sights on the Oregon coast that will never be seen by many

Oregon Coast Spring Fever: May in Yachats, Florence The central Oregon coast towns of Yachats and Florence continue to revel in spring with a bevy of happenings

Oregon Coast in May: Preview of Newport, Depoe Bay Events The town of Newport and the little village of Depoe Bay keep going hot and heavy through the breezy month of May

Weather Warming but Wet for Oregon Coast This Week The usual chilliness of the Oregon coast in spring is dissipating a bit but the rainy side is not

Surprises, Twists and Turns on Oregon Coast Right Now April is probably the most exciting month of the year when it comes to natural surprises

North Oregon Coast Music Highlights in April: Jazz, Blues and Reggae Some scintillating sounds are headed to the north Oregon coast havens of Astoria and Manzanita

Oregon Officials on Coast Recreation: Birds, Crabs, Clamming The news is not so great for bay crabbing but awesome for birds

Startling Skies of Spring Begin on Oregon Coast, Day or Night This is what you miss by not being out on the Oregon coast right now

Oregon Coast Virtual Tour: Winter Views of a Secret Spot South of Newport Between Seal Rock and Newport's South Beach area, a tiny bit south of the MP 146 marker, sits a hidden central Oregon coast beach

N. Oregon Coast Explorations: Welcome to the Other Cape Meares There is a village called Cape Meares, tucked away beneath the north face of the famed headland with the same name

State of the Oregon Coast Agate Union: It Rocks Right Now Lincoln City agate shop owner Laura Joki is gleefully proclaiming: This is agate hunting season

Oregon Coast Weather This Week: High Wind Watch to Sunny Weekend - Update There is a high wind watch for Monday on the Oregon coast, leading into a week full of mostly rain and then a nice, sunny weekend

Oregon Coast Cleanup Sees Oddities, Tons of Trash, Clear Skies Over 3,758 people turned out to volunteer, removing an estimated 58,883 pounds of trash and debris

Tour of the Oregon Coast in a Starkly Different View No matter how often you visit your fave Oregon coast spot, there will be something you've never seen

Oregon Coast Oddities at Manzanita: Curiosities of Rock Manzanita is a cozy north Oregon coast hamlet that sits equal distance between the more bustling Cannon Beach and Rockaway Beach

Wandering the Waterfront of Astoria, N. Oregon Coast Few places ooze history like the north Oregon coast town of Astoria. In fact, it probably screams history in a multitude of ways

Oregon Coast Virtual Tour: Seal Rock Tidepools, Curious Shapes, Strange Basalts Surreal and yet surene, the beachy oddball Seal Rock is more than just scenic eye candy

Magicians to Wow Central Oregon Coast in Flurry of Shows March 28 - 31 in Lincoln City, then for kids, there's even a Magic Camp

Oregon Coast Spring Break Weather Forecasts; Whales and Agates Hot Good news for agate hunters, possibly great news for whale watchers and so-so news when it comes to weather for spring break

Oregon Coast Science Talks Include Climate Change, Sea Levels, Creeks A number of lectures and talks are coming up around the Oregon coast, covering a variety of nature science subjects

Oregon Coast Landmark: Exploring Seal Rock's Varied Details The main attraction is, of course, Seal Rock itself: a towering behemoth of black basalt that presides over all the other myriad attractions

Oregon Coast Beach Cleanup Group Calls for Volunteers, Changes Name SOLV is now called SOLVE, and the SOLVE Spring Oregon Beach Cleanup happens March 31 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Central Oregon Coast in April: Event Preview for Newport, Depoe Bay Killer whales, sea lion kisses, a giant octopus or two and then the bevy of Easter events and arts and entertainment happenings

Oregon Coast in April: Pacific City, Manzanita, Tillamook, Rockaway The north Oregon coast towns of Pacific City, Oceanside, Tillamook, Garibaldi, Rockaway Beach, Wheeler and Manzanita continue to surprise

Oregon Coast Wave Madness: Glimpses of Stormy Yachats The stormy fun was especially evident on the central Oregon coast, at the tiny village of Yachats

Stranded Sea Lion Spooks Sightseers on Dark Oregon Coast Beach A resting sea lion scared a few folks in Lincoln City Thursday night

Adventures in Oregon Coast Storm Chasing A fascinating and slightly scary romp through a coastal storm, just 48 hours after a bigger one hit and then was followed by a freakish snowstorm

Oregon Coast in April: Yachats, Florence Preview The middle of spring on the central Oregon coast provides plenty of pleasures, be it music, flowers, wine, the written word or theater

Strange Days Indeed: More Wind for Oregon Coast, Snow for Passes More big winds are in store for the Oregon coast tonight and Wednesday morning, and as that front passes through the area it will bring lowering snow levels to the coast range

Surprise Snow Storm 'Historic' for Oregon Coast Of all the places in Oregon to get hit with crippling snowstorms, the Oregon coast got it bad in places

Believe It Or Not: High Winds on Oregon Coast Give Way to Snow Some spots had peak gusts of 87 mph, and now snow is coming to the passes, beaches and valley

Dangerous Surf and High Winds for Tonight, Monday on Oregon Coast The NWS office in Portland said combined seas up to around 25 feet or more will start pummeling the Oregon coast Sunday through Monday evening

April's Awesome Delights on Oregon Coast: Lincoln City Preview April can do wild things in the natural world along the coastline, things you don’t see any other time

North Oregon Coast April Preview: Cannon Beach, Seaside, Astoria As spring kicks into high gear, the north Oregon coast towns of Seaside and Cannon Beach only appear to mellow out

What a Difference Seasons Make on Oregon Coast Hug Point, just south of Cannon Beach, could well be the poster child for Oregon coast geologic oddities

Central Oregon Coast Spring Break Highlights: Whales, Lighthouses, Special Events in Newport Whale Watch Week Hatfield Marine Science Center, Oregon Coast Aquarium and outdoor fun

Surprising Facts About Sand Dollars on the Oregon Coast A little known secret about the north Oregon coast is that the very northern end of Seaside has a ton of them

Possible Northern Lights In Oregon and the Coast Next Two Nights There's a slight chance that Oregon residents – including the Oregon coast – could catch sight of the aurora borealis tonight and Thursday night

The Thunder and the Wonders Around Yachats, Central Oregon Coast A tiny town on the central Oregon coast may have more than its fair share of awe-inspiring marvels

Planets Dominate the Skies in March for Oregon, Portland, the Coast The Portland area, Willamette Valley, the Oregon coast, central Oregon, the Gorge and southern Oregon will all get a stellar treat in March

Nocturnal North Oregon Coast: Rockaway Beach After the Sun Goes Down By night, however, Rockaway Beach reveals an esoteric, even alien-looking side

Oregon Coast Town a Center for Sleuths on March 10 The Nye Beach Mystery Weekend returns to Newport this year on March 10, an annual festival of sleuthing

Latest Oregon Coast Nature Articles - Early March How to spot bald eagles, more incredible sunsets and what are the secret spots you never knew about in some of your favorite haunts like Newport, Depoe Bay, Yachats and the north coast.

Famed Celtic Band Comes to Central Oregon Coast It starts off with quite an Irish-tinged bang on March 10 with a concert by the Celtic group Bua

Unusual Views Cram Tiny Stretch of Oregon Coast The area just north of Florence, right around Sea Lion Caves and Heceta Head, is jam-packed with a host of wonders

Crabbing and Wildlife Report from Oregon Coast Officials Hummingbirds, newts, nesting birds and other critters are in varying degrees of abundance on the Oregon coast for March

Puffins, Potluck and Shellfish on North Oregon Coast Agenda A special event that is a call for volunteers and a potluck that features a talk on shellfish

Crew Finds Molting Seal, Distressed Beaver on North Oregon Coast A molting northern elephant seal and a beaver that had been beaten up by the tides

North Oregon Coast Encounter with Bald Eagles: Also How to Spot Them A coastal local offers some ideas on how to see more of the stunning creatures

Big Winds, Waves on Oregon Coast Tuesday It's a late winter present of good storm watch possibilities

Wild Wonders of Oregon Coast: Where Water Explodes Rocky spots where it often doesn't take storms to cause the ocean to fly upwards in daring, even surreal, acrobatic movements

A Closer Look at Seaside: North Oregon Coast Town's Hidden Assets They may be heading to an Oregon coast town called Seaside, but ironically, many miss out on its greatest natural aspects

The Science Behind Spring's Stunning Clouds on Oregon Coast On the Oregon coast squalls can intersperse with sunny breaks every half hour

Oregon Coast UFO Boxes Hoax Heats Up, Disrupts Lives It caused such a stir on the Net that various entities and individuals were forced to waste resources, man hours and money to look for these objects

Oregon Coast Science Events Cover Otters, Birds, Climate, Geology, Paleobotany The fourth annual Sharing the Coast Conference and a talk in Cannon Beach on Oregon coast sea otters

The Lost Creek of the Central Oregon Coast About halfway between Newport and Seal Rock sits a fairly well traveled and obvious beach access called Lost Creek State Park

The Startling Oregon Coast: Manic Moods of Cape Kiwanda Cape Kiwanda is a landmark that's part alien-looking landscape and part stark sand dune with a Mad Max desolation kind of vibe

Oregon Coast in March: Tillamook, Manzanita, Rockaway, Pacific City, Garibaldi A cavalcade of fun stuff to engage in throughout the Tillamook County towns of Pacific City, Netarts, Tillamook, Garibaldi, Rockaway Beach, Nehalem, Wheeler and Manzanita

Diving Into March on the Oregon Coast: Lincoln City Events Preview Lincoln City is where pristine beaches stretch for seven miles and the streets are crammed with a host of fun shops, restaurants and attractions for all ages

Safety Tips for Your Dog on the Oregon Coast Beach safety is something you have to not only keep in mind for yourself but for your pet as well

March on the Oregon Coast: Spring Break in Florence, Yachats, Waldport No need to 'beware the Ides of March' on the central Oregon coast

Spring Break and March on the North Oregon Coast: Cannon Beach, Seaside Spring Break is king in this part of the north Oregon coast in March, especially in Seaside

Oregon Coast Spring Preview: March in Newport, Depoe Bay Indulge in the rite of spring and spring break in Newport and Depoe Bay

Central Oregon Coast Hotspot Features Speakeasy Night Seattle band Miss Rose & Her Rhythm Percolators is the spotlight on “Speakeasy Night” on February 18, andt he Beard family on February 19.

Central Oregon Coast Swells with Thousands for Seafood Wine Fest The 35th Annual Newport Seafood and Wine Festival takes place February 23 to 26, having added a fourth night

North Oregon Coast Crew Responds to Beached Orca in Washington A crew from the Seaside Aquarium responded to a beached Killer Whale on the Washington coast Saturday

Oregon Coast Event Spotlights Fossils Around the World Good news for agate hunters on the central Oregon coast; and February 18 is a time-tripping look on a 5,000-mile paleo journey

Romance and Wedding Vow Renewals at Central Oregon Coast Landmark The Ceremony of Renewal and Commitment is an opportunity for couples to renew their marriage vows in a group setting

A Week of Antiques on Central Oregon Coast Starting February 10, the festival runs through February 20 and takes place all over Lincoln City

Big Waves Move Into Oregon Coast, Weather Mostly Gray Through Valentine's The reign of sunshine on the Oregon coast seems to be over in favor of a reign of light rain

Four Things You Never See on the Oregon Coast Looking to go where almost no Man has gone before on these beaches?

A Semi-Nocturnal Sojourn Down the Oregon Coast The weekend was filled with banner days that even hovered around 60 degrees, bringing with a surge in filled up rooms that would normally be empty in early February

Odd Fish Washes Ashore on North Oregon Coast Seaside Aquarium on Friday responded to a call about a strange fish washing up on the beach.

Inland Oregon and Coast in Store for a Week of Fair to Nice Weather, Maybe Longer Good news for this run of nice weather on the Oregon coast and Portland as the trend looks to remain in place over the weekend

An Atmospheric Mystery Above the Oregon Coast: Green Gasses or Aurora Borealis? A glowing green mass behind the patches of orange that looked very much like the aurora borealis

Winter Discoveries on Oregon Coast: Ghost Forests, Agates, Floats Agate hunting, ancient forest stumps and even Japanese glass floats seem to be on display recently

Oregon Wildlife Officials Point Out Bird, Animal Highlights on the Coast It's good news for those who like geese, elk, ducks and some kinds of egrets

Oregon Coast Last Week: Shades of Gray, Wind, Sun and Blue Sky Last week on the Oregon coast was a meteorlogical adventure, showing numerous sides to January weather

An Oregon Coast Virtual Tour: Views from Cape Meares It sits along the Three Capes Loop, at the northern tip of this 25-mile-long feast of the senses

Central Oregon Coast Hosts Unique Jewelry Bash It happens February 11 - just in time to shop for something truly individualistic for Valentine's Day

Oregon Coast Landmark: the South Jetty at Rockaway Beach At the southern side of the Nehalem Bay mouth, at Rockaway Beach, the south jetty juts out into the sea

Glimpses of a Crazed Oregon Coast It's been a week or more of impressive wave action along the Oregon coast, sometimes in the darnedest of place

Oregon Coast Wildlife Officials: Recent Reports on Clamming, Whales, Minus Tides The latest recreational report from ODFW is good news for storm watching, clamming, maybe some minus tides

Oregon Coast Weather This Week Boasts High Surf, Rain and Some Sun Massive waves, a lot of rain but the promise of perhaps a little sun

Dog Rescued on Oregon Coast Raging waters of a central Oregon coast creek played a part in a dangerous situation for a local dog

One Central Oregon Coast Road Opens, Another Closes Two-lane traffic will be returning to a spot just of the central Oregon coast town

Heavy Winds Land Big Creatures on Oregon and Washington Coast Heavy winds and rough seas brought many things ashore onto the Oregon coast

Images from a Week of Wacky Weather on the Oregon Coast From a big snow day or two to wild winds and flooding: this past week saw it all on the Oregon coast

High Wind Watch, Flood Warnings for Oregon Coast Getting to the coast and moving around the beach highways will be fine, albeit with a few delays - though it will be a bit of a windy adventure with lots of storm watching possibilities

2011 on the Oregon Coast: Year's Most Stunning Photos from Cannon Beach, Arch Cape More than usual seemed to take place in the Cannon Beach and Arch Cape area over the year

Big Winds Over at Oregon Coast But Dangers Remain The storm may be dying down and the highways to and from the coast are mostly back open but issues remain

100 mph Gusts for Oregon Coast; Flood and Surf Warnings The Oregon coast is in for floods, hurricane-force winds, scary seas and maybe even more snow

Snowy Oregon Coast Creates Eye-Popping Views But Dangerous Drives Snowfall on the coast caught many by surprise, especially as that region saw much more snow than the Portland area

Lincoln City February Preview: Central Oregon Coast Winter Events On this part of the central Oregon coast, February is packed with a huge variety of wintry yet warming things to do

Weekend Snow on Oregon Coast, Around Portland NWS has put out a winter weather advisory for Saturday and Sunday for the Oregon coast, mountain ranges, Gorge, Willamette Valley

Stunning Sights and Weather On Oregon Coast Right Now With the holiday weekend coming up for many, this should be a prime time to hit the Oregon coast

Oregon Coast in February: Previewing Manzanita, Rockaway, Tillamook Looking ahead to the wintry month of February on the north Oregon coast, there's plenty to do in Tillamook County

Oregon Coast February Preview: Winter in Yachats, Florence Both feature a host of hot events to huddle around during these chilly days.

North Oregon Coast February Preview: Events in Seaside, Cannon Beach and Astoria Where music, theater, food and lectures make for exceptional late winter beach wandering

In Search of More Oregon Coast Ghost Forests There are more than 45 locations along the Oregon coast where they can be found – over half of which are in the central coast

Mostly Sunny Week on Tap for Oregon Coast Aside from Monday, the rest of the week appears to be at least mostly sunny

Central Oregon Coast Features Lighthouse Benefit, Trombones and Wood Carvers Three diverse events hit the central Oregon coast towns of Lincoln City and Newport this month

Oregon Coast in 2011: Most Memorable Photos from Newport, Depoe Bay 2011 found a horde of unbelievable moments caught on camera in and around Depoe Bay and Newport

Central Oregon Coast Secret: Magical, Time-Tripping Stonefield Between Florence and Yachats is a sort of really rugged, untamed section of the central Oregon coast where everything seems new and eye-popping

Oregon Wildlife Officials Offer Tips for January on the Coast ODFW recently released another recreation report that offered some tips on crabbing, minus tides and even whales

Moon Halos Over Portland, Oregon Skies Two Nights in a Row The first happened Monday night and was a bit of a curious and ragged incarnation of the phenomenon

Quadrantids Meteor Shower to Grace Skies of Oregon, Coast Tonight The Quadrantids meteor showers will peak tonight, zipping around the northeastern horizon

Most Stunning Photos of the Year from North Oregon Coast: Seaside, Astoria This very northern tip of the Oregon coast pulled no scenic punches in 2011: the little towns of Seaside, Warrenton and Astoria

Oregon Coast Museums Change Hours, Host Events The historical museums in Lincoln County and Garibaldi are going into winter mode while others keep chugging along

Oregon Coast Highlights in January Throughout the chill of mid-winter on the Oregon coast, those little towns keep things heated up

A Look Back at This Year's Wildest from Yachats, Central Oregon Coast What Yachats and surrounding area photos made readers really chat this year

Oregon Coast in 2011: Most Memorable Photos of Manzanita, Wheeler, Rockaway About 15 minutes south of Cannon Beach, you'll find the Nehalem Bay area, with its viewpoints and the towns of Manzanita, Rockaway, Nehalem and Wheeler

The Year's Most Striking Photos from Oregon Coast From adorable seals, to crazily shifting sands, to wild weather sights, 2011 had much to look at

High Wind Warning for Oregon Coast Brings Guests, Preparations A high wind warning on the Oregon coast, the possibility of some minor flooding, and a lot of wet and windy conditions

New Year's Eve Guide to Oregon Coast A sampler from Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Wheeler, Rockaway, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport and Yachats

Biggest News Stories on Oregon Coast for 2011: Creepy to Cuddly It was the year of the big tsunami scare, adorable seal pups being born, of strange space phenomena, glowing sand and dramatic weather and sand level events

Lecture Spotlights Conservation on North Oregon Coast The January 5 event is the first of the series, intended to inspire participants to learn more about marine life along the Oregon coast

Crabbing, Low Tides and Whales are Hot on Coast, Say Oregon Officials Good news for crabbers, minus tides and whale watchers along the Oregon coast in December

Oregon Coast Lodgings Host Hot Winter Specials, Deals It's not simply a little less expensive to stay on the coast these days, it's spectacularly so at some lodgings and rental agencies

Oregon Coast January Preview for Tillamook, Manzanita, Rockaway, Nehalem Tillamook County, on the north Oregon coast, kicks back just a little in January

Weather Records Broken Around Oregon, on the Coast December 2011 is winding up the driest on record and perhaps the coldest as well in Oregon and on the coastline

Winter Solstice on Oregon Coast - and in Space This week's winter solstice will mean a variety of things, including celebrations and maybe something different to look at in the skies

Restrictions and Closures At Some Oregon Coast Parks A handful of parks are experiencing some restrictions as a result of storms, as are two lighthouses

Whales Take Over Oregon Coast Last Week in December The yearly Winter Whale Week hits the entire length of the Oregon coast during the last week of December, from December 26 to January 1

Oregon Coast in Winter: Newport January Preview of Events Where the bay meets the beach and the Oregon coast becomes a haven for all sorts of funky sea creatures on display

Oregon Coast Virtual Tour: Pacific City's Haystack Rock - Day and Night Along the Three Capes Tour, Pacific City's Haystack Rock is one of those most recognizable of Oregon coast landmarks

Lincoln City in Winter: Central Oregon Coast January Preview The distractions are many and engaging along this part of the central Oregon coast

North Oregon Coast Winter: January Preview for Seaside, Cannon Beach, Astoria There's jazz music, frolicking seals, art shows, theater, classical music and more in store for the north Oregon coast in January

Oregon Coast in January: Winter Preview for Florence, Yachats, Waldport Things actually heat up a bit as the winter chill kicks in around this part of the central Oregon coast

Oregon Coast Virtual Tour: Approaching Kiwanda, Handicap Accessible Viewpoint Pacific City features lots of soft, fluffy sand, as sand dunes rise at the vegetation line to tower over the beaches

Eclipse a No-Show on Oregon Coast, Evasive in Portland Saturday morning's full lunar eclipse showed the moon becoming an otherworldly red-orange in the early, pre-dawn hours of the day

Oregon and Its Coast Hoping for Glimpses of Tonight's Total Lunar Eclipse Whether or not it's going to be visible the entire time in spots like Portland, Corvallis, Newport, Cannon Beach, Astoria, Yachats, Seaside, or Pacific City is a bit – if you'll excuse the pun – unclear.

Records or No Records: Oregon Coast Remains Sunny There have been some other records achieved in the weather department for the Oregon coast and the Pacific Northwest in general, in the categories of chilly weather and barometric pressure

Oregon Coast Virtual Tour: Top of Cape Kiwanda Cape Kiwanda's top area is one surreal mother-of-all Oregon coast freaky spots

Central Oregon Coast Winter: Whale Watching, Strange Stumps The central Oregon coast town of Newport has a few surprises up its sleeve for winter

Oregon Coast Landmarks: Walking Newport's Historic Bayfront A chunk of the central Oregon coast town that is away from the beach itself, but has much of the vibe and aroma

Oregon Coast Virtual Tour: Anderson's Viewpoint near Oceanside Anderson's Viewpoint is found about one mile south of Cape Lookout State Park

Highlights of an Oregon Coast in the Grip of December Sun The weather forecast calls for more sun and calm on the coast, apparently at least through to December 11

Central Oregon Coast Novelist Appears in Lincoln City Lincoln City novelist Suzy Nelson makes an appearance in her home town on December 3, appearing at the Driftwood Library

Four-Thousand-Year-Old Ghost Forests Appearing on Oregon Coast These ancients stumps are being revealed along with the possibility of some good agate hunting

Like Day and Night on Oregon Coast: Shades of Cannon Beach It's amazing the different faces sported by the north Oregon coast destination spot of Cannon Beach

Some Traffic Delays on Central Oregon Coast ODOT announced some work on sections of Highway 101 in Florence and in the Toledo area, just east of Newport

Spellbinding Central Oregon Coast on a November Night All is calm and all is bright on the Oregon coast, but it's surreal too.

Lighted Boat Parade Makes Central Oregon Coast Glow December 3 The big event happens December 3 along the bayfront, as hundreds line the varied vantage points

E-Tickets for Oregon Coast Wine, Seafood Fest On Sale Soon December 1 is the exact date for the e-ticket sales for the Newport Seafood and Wine Fest

Put the Oregon Coast Beneath Your Christmas Tree Luckily, for those who live in Oregon, the coast is available for a relaxed, laidback shopping experience

Oregon Coast Holiday Spirit Comes in Form of Innovative Jazz Hallie Loren made quite the splash on the Oregon coast a few years back

Oregon Coast Thanksgiving Survival Guide Travel advice, lodging, restaurants and more

Oregon Coast Breaking News: Road Closures, Issues Due to Storm High winds continue to knock things around, resulting in some road closures and flooding along Highway 101 and in the coast range

Series of Storms to Hit Oregon Coast Next Two Days There's a whole lotta wind coming this way, as well as stormy seas, rain and maybe a bit of flooding

Oregon Coast in December: Lincoln City Events The way that Lincoln City gets all dressed up in lights will leave you with an especially pleasant, beachy warm feeling for the season

Pelicans on Oregon Coast Face Threat of Human Food ODFW recently issued a warning that feeding human food to brown pelicans is causing some serious problems for them

Minus Tides A Holiday Highlight on Oregon Coast Some big minus tides are coming to the Oregon coast November 22 to 24, and they're happening around dusk or just after

Newborn Whale Washes Up Near N. Oregon Coast The baby whale showed up on Monday at Seaview, Washington, already deceased

Oregon Coast December Preview: Events for Tillamook, Manzanita, Rockaway, Pacific City Events in Tillamook, Pacific City, Rockaway, Oceanside and Garibaldi, followed by events for Nehalem, Wheeler and Manzanita

A Cannon Beach and Seaside Christmas - Oregon Coast in December That cold chill of winter gets easily warmed over by the glow of the holidays on the north Oregon coast

Catching Sight of Oregon Coast Wildlife This Season Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife recently released its wildlife viewing suggestions for the area

Oregon Coast December Preview: Holiday Events in Florence, Yachats The central Oregon coast loves its holiday events, with Yachats gettting especially lit up during the season with a huge array of events

Oregon Coast Holiday Preview: Newport and Depoe Bay in December It's a coastal Christmas season in the Newport and Depoe Bay areas

Oregon Officials on Coastal Crabbing, Fishing, Clams Great news for bottom fishing along the Oregon coast, and for clamming and bay crabbing – but not so good for ocean crabbing

A Look at the Crazy Things Oregon Coast Sand Levels Can Do Each winter storm season, Oregon coast beaches get scoured of sand

Extraordinary Moments of Fog on Oregon Coast When it does hit the beaches, some awe-inspiring sights come into being

Two Stunning and Memorable Hidden Spots on the Oregon Coast Take in the sights and sounds of the sea and that fresh ocean air in a way that only solitude lets you focus

More to History of Oregon Coast's Peter Iredale Than Just a Shipwreck Its rusted bones are a huge attraction to those visiting Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach and Washington coast

N. Oregon Coast Roadwork Finished, Slide Detour Near Oceanside Opens Now, Highway 131, also known as the Old Netarts Highway, is back open as of late afternoon on Friday

Central Oregon Coast Stretch Near Florence Packed with Wonders Between Florence and Yachats, about 25 miles, there's a chunk of Highway 101 that is consistently untamed and unruly

What Is That Wacky Green Goo on the Oregon Coast The technical name is Ulva fenestrata and it is a green macroalga that's everywhere

The Different Details of a Crawl Up the Oregon Coast An always-wowing way up the winding shoreline

North Oregon Coast Museum Features Cookbook Party, Lecture The Cannon Beach History Center and Museum doesn't stand still during the ever-colder winter months

Last 60 Days of Swampland at Oregon Coast Aquarium There are two months left to see Swampland, the exhibit with habitats of three different types of swamps

Picks of the Week for Oregon Coast, First Weekend of November It may be the start of the winter season (unofficially), but November kicks off with plenty to do

Musical Veteran of Olympics, TV Shows Performs on North Oregon Coast The indie popster provides a kind of classy, slightly electronic-edge form of polyrhythmic groove, sometimes with a twinkling, romantic vibe

An Oregon Coast Cluster of Caves: Oceanside Keep on walking down this clandestine beach and you'll find about half a dozen of these cave-like indentations

Different Colors of an Oregon Coast Landmark: Seaside Promenade Different moments in time can drastically transform the colors here

November is Native American Heritage Month in Oregon Coast Town Native American Heritage Month fills the Lincoln City Cultural Center with bundles of events

Party of the Year on Oregon Coast at Oyster Cloyster The 11th Annual Oyster Cloyster Festival comes to Newport again on November 5 at the Oregon Coast Aquarium

Oregon Coast Landmarks: the Beginnings of the Three Capes Loop 25 miles of rough, fairly untouched to very hidden spots occupy this route and the first few miles

NOAA Winter Predictions: What It Means For Oregon Coast Whether or not the weather will be a mild form of La Nina or a heavy snow-inducing one is still, well, up in the air

Astronomy Lessons the Oregon Coast Teaches You The Oregon coast holds some startling sights to be spotted in the skies, as the pristine conditions allow some insane interstellar viewing

An Oregon Coast Wild Card: The Unseen Depoe Bay There's a lot of stuff crammed into the tiny area known as Depoe Bay

Central Oregon Coast in November: Lincoln City in Early Winter Be surprised at the level of activity that Lincoln City provides during the early winter months

NOAA Predictions for Tsunami Debris Arrival at Oregon Coast: When, How Big This week NOAA announced it predicts debris will start washing up on the Oregon coast in 2013

Oregon Coast Explorations: Nooks and Crannies of Yachats Sometimes, the best Oregon coast delights are in the details

Oregon Coast Music Review: Manzanita's The Cedar Shakes Debut Record Old time Americana with a punkish flair has gleefully returned with Manzanita trio The Cedar Shakes

Oregon Coast in November: Pacific City, Tillamook, Rockaway, Manzanita The little towns of Rockaway Beach, Manzanita, Garibaldi, Wheeler, Nehalem, Pacific City, Tillamook and even the village of Cape Meares

Decent Weekend Weather Predicted for Oregon Coast The Weather Channel is predicting some fairly nice skies, low winds and nice temps for the weekend

Early Winter on the Oregon Coast: November in Yachats, Florence There are a lot of wintry events in the little towns of Yachats, Florence and Waldport

Oregon Coast in November: Newport, Depoe Bay Event Listings From fishies big and small at the aquarium, to a fancy feast, music and wine, Newport and Depoe Bay don't slow down much

Oregon Coast November Preview: Cannon Beach, Seaside, Astoria Winter approaches and the north Oregon coast warms up with some awesome adventures

Beers by the Beach: Sampling Oregon Coast Microbreweries All along the Oregon Coast Highway, in seaside towns big and small, you can find talented and passionate brewers

Oregon Coast Beaches Abound with Brown Bubbles, Other Wonders It's beachcombing season again, with things washing up and odd brown waves

Many Pooches on the Beach for Oregon Coast Dog Event October 15 in Cannon Beach the Surfsand Resort features its 14th Annual Dog Show on the Beach

Lecture Events Spotlight Oregon Coast Science, Geology, Nature October will bring three very different but equally engaging events for those interested in the scientific side of the Oregon coast

Oregon Officials Note Upcoming Coast Nature Highlights Plenty for those interested in crabbing, clamming, birding and some fascinating aspects of the ocean and beaches

Surprising Science Factoids About Oregon Coast Weather The science of winter on the beaches, daylight hours and how much more sunscreen you need

Striking Moments of This Summer on Oregon Coast So many kinds of atmospheric conditions and landscape changes made for remarkable highlights

Distinctive, Clandestine Sides of One Oregon Coast Village For such a tiny place there's a lot crammed into Oceanside on the north Oregon coast

Oregon Coast Lighthouses at a Glance A list of Oregon coast lighthouses and some supplemental information

Oregon Coast Lighthouse Update: Restorations and Reopenings Heceta Head Lighthouse and Devil's Elbow State Park are mostly back open to the public, while the Cape Meares Lighthouse near Oceanside is still hurting for repairs

Oregon Coast Highlights This Weekend There is plenty to partake in all over the beaches

ODOT: North Oregon Coast Road Closure Until November The slide closure near Oceanside will go on until at least November

Early Oregon Coast Storm Creates Wild Wave Moments It all resulted in some extraordinary swells along the beaches

Instant Dreamlike Oregon Coast: Just Add Mist This past summer, while among the mildest and warmest in memory along the Oregon coast, did have its share of lingering mists and fog

Mysterious Step Formations of Central Oregon Coast Along the central Oregon coast – mostly between Yachats and Florence – stairways, of all things, can become one of the more fascinating details to gaze and gawk at

The Mother of All Oregon Coast Viewpoints: Manzanita's Neahkahnie The overlooks at Neahkahnie, floating above Manzanita, are one of the more striking viewpoints along these 362 miles of coastline

Oregon Coast Weather to Flip Flop Between Sun and Rain This Week A slight roller coaster ride is in store for weather on the Oregon coast this weekend and next week

More Images of Striking Oregon Coast Sand Levels from Summer As late as early September, many places on the Oregon coast were suddenly accessible where they weren't before

Oregon Coast Town Has a Bay, Beaches and a Mountain Manzanita sits between the Nehalem Bay and the cluster of headlands that encompass Cape Falcon

Oregon Coast Dining Moment: Fultano's in Cannon Beach This Fultano's is part of a small chain in Oregon of the same name, but this one is rather individualistic in its approach

String Band Performs at Central Oregon Coast Outdoor Market A string band from the Salem area will liven things up in Lincoln City on September 25

Oregon Coast Landmark Opened Up by Shifting Sands Those piled up sand levels along the Oregon coast have helped allow more access to yet another tourism favorite: the Devil's Punchbowl

Central Oregon Coast in October: Lincoln City Events The central Oregon coast town of Lincoln City boasts a bundle of events throughout October

Small Shark Found Barely Alive on North Oregon Coast It's the third time in two weeks such a shark has washed up

Unique Gargantuan Specimen Washes Up on N. Oregon Coast The Elephant seal is ten feet long and an almost completely mature male

Recent Scenic Highlights of Oregon Coast: Sun, Fun and Wacky Sand This past week has been quite the sampler of experiences you can have on the Oregon coast

Three Weather Facts Oregon Coast Officials Won't Tell You There are a few things you need to know about a visit to the Oregon coast you probably won't hear from visitor centers - things about weather that will surprise you

Oregon Coast in October: Manzanita, Tillamook, Rockaway, Pacific City Tillamook County enters the Fall season with a keen sense of fun

Oregon Coast in October: Newport, Depoe Bay Events An outdoors farmer's market, tons of fun at an aquarium, a huge celebration of a historic bridge and lots of music

October Preview: Events in Seaside, Cannon Beach Astoria The fun of Halloween, music, various food fests and doggie events

October Preview on Oregon Coast: Florence and Yachats A massive mushroom fest takes over Yachats in October and Chowder, Blues and Brews runs amok in Florence

Fun with Tiny Glowing Creatures on Oregon Coast There is the phenomenon of glowing sand, along with some other oddball things that are happening on the beaches.

Oregon Coast A Refuge from Hot Weather This Week The beaches, however, will be boasting temperatures in the cool 70’s and even 80's

Oregon Coast Hotspot Near Cannon Beach Has a Different Face Arcadia State Park sits a bit between the famed village and the tinier town of Arch Cape

Rocktoberfest Takes over North Oregon Coast Town in September Rockaway Beach goes nuts every mid-September with a growing phenomenon called Rocktoberfest

Oregon Coast Expanses of Sand: Different Look at Seaside The north Oregon coast resort can radically switch identities and yield surprises

Watery Pyrotechnics of Central Oregon Coast What separates parts of the central Oregon coast from other areas are two sections of stunning and consistently dramatic rocky platforms

Perfect Places During a Packed Oregon Coast There are some fairly deserted Oregon coast spots to be found, but it may take some work

Picture Perfect Weather for Holiday Weekend on Oregon Coast It looks to be a glorious weekend on the coast for that last summer blast on the beaches

Two September Weekends of Live Music in Manzanita, N. Oregon Coast Duffy Bishop on Sept 10 and Molly's Revenge on Sept 16

50 Miles of Oregon Coast - Three Weather Systems Constant changes in weather and scenery between Depoe Bay, Lincoln City, Neskowin, Pacific City and Oceanside

Poking Around Pillow Basalt of the Oregon Coast A curious, alien landscape can be found around Depoe Bay and parts of Yachats

Recent Sand Levels Have Interesting Effect on Oregon Coast Reports are coming in from all over the coast about this

Different Colors of Gleneden Beach, Central Oregon Coast Between Depoe Bay and Lincoln City sits Gleneden Beach

Curiouser and Curiouser on Oregon Coast: Lightning, Glowing Sand, Meteors Lights in the sky, strange light flashes in the sand, and a bit of travel advice for those wanting to avoid traffic jams

Wild Seafood Weekend Becoming an Oregon Coast Favorite The Newport Wild Seafood Weekend takes place in Newport on September 10 and 11

Calm, Warm Oregon Coast Weather This Week Plus Plenty of Sun - Mostly sunny skies will be found through the weekend and at least through Monday

A Favorite Oregon Coast Landmark: Short Sand Beach A trail past soaring trees, babbling brooks and crystalline streams, and eventually a suspension bridge that is a bit like a thrill ride

Nocturnal Oregon Coast: Exploring Another Side to Cannon Beach Startling sights take shape at night around this north Oregon coast icon of a little town

Conference Marks Anniversary of Conservation Work On Oregon Coast This year's 28th annual Coast Conference, taking place in Newport on Saturday, September 17

Traffic Headache on North Oregon Coast Road Continues ODOT said there are still a few weeks left for this project

Oregon Coast Weather Likely to Stay Warm Through October That irresistible combo of blue skies, little wind and warm temps on the Oregon coast seems likely to continue

Labor Day Highlights On Oregon Coast The season's last blast is bonkers with stuff to do on the Oregon coast.

Next on Oregon Coast: Fall Means the Famed Second Summer It's a cajoling bit of atmospheric pleasure where the weather is typically warmer than at any other time of year.

'Best Summer Ever' on Oregon Coast Likely to Continue Two Months This is not only the sunniest summer in recent memory on the Oregon coast, it's likely to continue through into the middle of October

Guided Hikes, Walks Continue on N. Oregon Coast Scenic Spots They include Neahkahnie Mountain, Cannon Beach's Ecola Creek State park and Oswald West State Park

Oregon Coast Beach Shifts Direction of River These days, it takes a long, meandering route out to sea, curving and twisting in a massive arc

Weather and Big Event Highlights on Central Oregon Coast August and September feature a bevy of high-profile events and landmarks for Newport

The Mystical Devil's Punchbowl: A Central Oregon Coast Landmark at Night This rousing, raucous bowl-like structure has an almost mystical air about it in calmer moods

Oregon Coast Events Preview: Next Month in Lincoln City The tourist season may be winding down in September, but Lincoln City is not standing still.

Oregon Coast September Preview: Events in Seaside, Cannon Beach, Astoria Plenty of outdoor activities, along with music, food and entertainment

Newport, Depoe Bay in September: Oregon Coast Second Summer Preview On the central coast, Depoe Bay and Newport heat up as well with a full calendar of events

Depoe Bay Seawall in Different Moods - Oregon Coast Virtual Tour

Oregon Coast In September: Preview for Pacific City, Tillamook, Garibaldi, Manzanita It all kicks off with the Labor Day weekend – the final blowout of summer – but the fun continues

August 17 Event Looks at Adaptation To Climate Change on Oregon Coast The event takes place 7 p.m. at Oregon Coast Community College's lecture hall in Newport

Oregon Coast in September: Events in Yachats, Florence, Waldport This is when Labor Day Weekend happens in Yachats, Waldport and Florence, and the month of September always features the best, most stunning weather of the year.

Normally Placid Place Can Illustrate Power of Oregon Coast Waves This chunk of the beach has been the recipient of some wild wave action in the past

Oregon Coast Weather Mellow and Fairly Sunny This Week The second week of August is off to a mellow start along the beaches

Birds Abound in Parts of Oregon Coast Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is touting some remarkable birding possibilities on the Oregon coast right now

Oregon Coast Landmarks in a Different Light Some stunning changes in Newport, Depoe Bay Devil's Punchbowl, Lincoln City, Garibaldi, Manzanita and Cannon Beach

Tiny North Oregon Coast Village Packed Full of Delights Wheeler is one of the least known parts of the Oregon coast, probably because it doesn't sit by the beach but a bit inland, along the Nehalem Bay

Oregon Coast Summer Day Full of Weather, Tide Surprises A variety of weather and tidal phenomena light up Manzanita, Cannon Beach and Seaside

Crabbing on Oregon Coast Doing OK Right Now, Say Officials ODFW just issued a report on various recreational activities on the Oregon coast

Oregon Coast Picks of the Week: Early August Hiking, sea lions, beach bonfires, barbecue, wine, music and more

Three Oregon Coast Sea Life Colonies You Probably Don't Know Three places for finding those tiny, trippy beasties that are off the beaten path at Depoe Bay, near Yachats and Oceanside

The Unknown Blowhole of the Oregon Coast Along Ocean Road, in the tiny town of Yachats, sits an even tinier attraction that periodically gets rather large

A Place of Many Birds on the Central Oregon Coast The cliffs below this spot between Florence and Yachats are smothered with creatures big and small.

Look for Meteor Showers in Oregon and Its Coast Now, as August gets its start, you can expect to see the Perseids in the night sky.

Moments of Wild, Intense Color Along the Oregon Coast It's where the world abruptly changes its color scheme, and everything is riotously brighter and more intense.

A Monster of an Oregon Coast Anniversary: Newport Bridge Turning 75 It opened up in 1936 as part of the federally funded project that helped end the Great Depression and started tourism along the Oregon coast

One Oregon Coast Spot Has a Wild and a Calm Face The south jetty at Rockaway Beach is a cozy, calm and yet paradoxically dramatic spot

Latest on Shellfish and Minus Tides on Oregon Coast ODFW issued a statement regarding the closure of some Oregon coast beaches to razor clam digging and mussel harvesting

Closure of Famed Oregon Coast Lighthouse Delayed Slightly The parking lots and trail at Heceta Head Lighthouse were originally slated to be closed for construction on August 1

Oregon Coast Landmarks: Exploring the Neskowin Ghost Forest They are what is called the 'ghost forest' here: a stand of trees some 1,000 to 2,000 years old

Oregon Coast Picks of the Week: Low Tides, History and Food Minus tides, history with a touch of pirates, a farmer's market, and some cooking and metal forging classes

Three Insanely Cool Oregon Coast Viewpoints You May Not Know Often, there's more to a dazzling viewpoint than mere height as well.

Nature Kicks Into High Gear on Oregon Coast In Summer Low tides, tide pools, wildlife, glowing sand, meteor showers and funky jellyfish

Manzanita's Neahkahnie Overlooks an Oregon Coast Masterpiece Neahkahnie Mountain is a place full of awe and ahhhh’s, an overlook of consistent wowing qualities mind-blowing natural beauty.

A Bit of Star Trek, Half Life 2 on Oregon Coast Visual nuggets that could appeal to fans of Stargate, Star Wars, the original Twilight, Half Life

August is About Wine and Song on North Oregon Coast Bluegrass and other celebrations at Nehalem Bay Winery and the wine bar in Cannon Beach

Little Oregon Coast Park Bigger Than It Looks It's called Canyon Drive Park, and it's one of those central Oregon coast hotspots that's not really well known

Minus Tides Aplenty on Oregon Coast in Coming Weeks The latter half of summer vacation along the Oregon coast will be full of low tides

New Microbrew to Benefit Oregon Coast Aquarium Anaconda Ale is the new baby from the Rogue Ales Brewpubs

Talk on Beach Ecology Set for North Oregon Coast, July 31 The talk will look at the creatures inhabiting these beaches and how the existence of each interacts with the rest of the environment

A Look Ahead on Oregon Coast: Lincoln City in August The latter days of summer will again bring lots of food, fun and outdoors events to the central Oregon coast town of Lincoln City

Central Oregon Coast Cave Tells a Varied Geologic Tale An ancient story of towering volcanoes, searing lava flows for hundreds of miles, continents drifting over millions of years

Stunning Sights of Secret Oregon Coast Spot: Other Side of Cape Kiwanda A wild canyon full of ocean, crazy colors, other surprises

Final Days of Summer on Central Oregon Coast: Newport Preview Farmer's markets, sea lions, octopuses, authors and more

Top End of Oregon Coast Events Through End of Summer Astoria knows how to whoop up for the second half of summer

North Oregon Coast Town Rocks Out, Hosts Summefest Too Two distinctively awesome ways to have fun are erupting on the north Oregon coast this weekend

N. Oregon Coast Events in August: Pacific City, Tillamook, Rockaway, Manzanita Tillamook County in late summer features a huge variety of things to do and events

Oregon Coast Late Summer: August Preview for Cannon Beach, Seaside The last days of summer vacation still mean wave after wave of fun on the north Oregon coast

Oregon Coast August Preview: Yachats, Waldport and Florence Summer continues to sizzle in the Yachats and Florence area at the end of the season

Unusual Ocean Dye Experiment for Central Oregon Coast Next Week July 14 will be part of an experiment to track the movement of water in the near-shore environment

Tiny Jellyfish Make Sizable Invasion in Some Oregon Coast Spots They are a little jellyfish called a Sea Gooseberry, and they resemble bubbles sitting in the sand by themselves

Weather and Feeding Patterns Cooperate for Oregon Coast Whale Watching Calm ocean conditions and whales feeding close to shore are providing some exciting sights for visitors

North Oregon Coast Wildlife Right Now: Falcons, Murres, Elk, Deer Fawns Elk, falcon and other birds are some of the possible wildlife finds right now

North Oregon Coast Museum Features Images from Space A traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian will be at the Cannon Beach History Center until August 28

Oregon Coast Road Update: Tunnel Open, Bridge Work Resumes Tunnel closures on Highway 26 stopped but work on two bridges along the way has resumed

Stellar Weather Continues on Oregon Coast for a Good Week This official kickoff to summer will stay around for a while

Visions, Impressions of Various Oregon Coast Displays A whole new kind of energy and party vibe all their own, along with the numerous calming benefits of simply being by the Pacific

Oregon Coast Safety Reminders for Holiday: No Fireworks, Camping on Beaches It turns shooting off fireworks on all Oregon beaches is against the law, and camping on the beaches is prohibited

Coastal Holiday Weekend Highlights Include Trains, Sea Life, Outdoor Markets - Firework displays aren't the only thing going on around the Oregon coast during this massive holiday weekend

Oregon Coast Lodging Openings for Fourth of July If you need a place to stay on the Oregon coast for the Fourth of July holiday weekend, you're almost out of luck

Oregon Coast Picks for the Holiday Weekend There will be more to the beaches than firework displays this weekend

Oregon Coast Experts Warn to Stay Away from Seals, Sea Lions on Beaches Right about now, the Oregon coast sees not just a huge jump in visitors to the beach but also baby seals and molting elephant seals

Tide Pool Discovery Days Coming to Central Oregon Coast Hotspot July 16 to 18, local experts will be holding Tide Pool Discovery Days at Cape Perpetua

Oregon Coast Dining Moment: Heidi's in Yachats It's small, it's charming, and it's wowing

Kiwanda's Mighty Mysteries: Astounding Sights Atop an Oregon Coast Headland Pacific City's Cape Kiwanda is one of the more recognizable features in all of Oregon

Oregon Coast Dining Moment: Arch Cape Inn and Retreat It's true: you can have dinner in a real castle on the north Oregon coast.

Central Oregon Coast Fireworks Display Got a Tad Bigger The big fireworks show in Newport, on the central Oregon coast, actually just got a little bigger in size

An Oregon Coast Icon: One Mile Around Cape Kiwanda The other part is a relatively hidden beach with a fair amount of not so obvious nooks and crannies.

Central Oregon Coast Town Boasts Clambake Again on July 2 A celebration of all things new and historical with the Newport Clambake

Lewis and Clark's Home on Oregon Coast Hosts Summer Programs Fort Clatsop, near Astoria, on the north Oregon coast, is the replica of the fort where the troupe spent the winter of 1805-06

Hidden Rocky Cliff at Depoe Bay a Constant Oregon Coast Stunner It's one spectacular stretch of clandestine cliffs that is hiding in plain sight

Oregon Coast Revels in First Day of Summer In Manzanita it's a stunning 70-degree day on Tuesday,

Unusual Summer Fun on Oregon Coast: An Eye-Popping Preview Look for glowing sand, the Green Flash at Sunset, intense viewing of meteor showers and maybe even sand that sings

Unseen Reality of the Oregon Coast: Science of Newport, Nye Beach at Night Reality is slightly different if you're a mechanical eye, a mix of science and aesthetics

Nature, Kite Events Kick Off First Weekend of Summer on Oregon Coast This first week of summer is all about enjoying the ocean air

Oregon Coast Weekend Gives Way to Sunny, Summer Skies During Week The coast will become a comfy and sunny 60 degrees or more

A Curious Knoll and Deserted Beach on the Central Oregon Coast About halfway between Florence and Yachats

Monsters, Myths and Mysterious Noises of Hidden Oregon Coast Village There are, in actuality, two places named Cape Meares on the north Oregon coast

Temporary Park Closures on Oregon Coast Heceta Head Lighthouse, Devil's Elbow State Park and Saddle Mountain

N. Oregon Coast Sees Yet Another New Seal Pup The second seal pup in a week was born to Seaside Aquarium yesterday morning in the wee hours

Work on Oregon Coast Highways Continues Various construction projects are either starting up or continuing along the roads to the Oregon coast or on Highway 101

Lincoln City Summer Preview: Central Oregon Coast in July Lincoln City and July, when summer has officially really kicked off in this central Oregon coast town.

Oregon Coast Summer Events for Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach The last three large towns on the north Oregon coast continue to ramp up the energy for summer, with plenty of outdoor events, music, food, history and theater fun.

North Oregon Coast July Events: Pacific City, Tillamook, Rockaway, Manzanita Calendar for the north Oregon coast towns of Tillamook, Pacific City, Rockaway Beach, Garibaldi, Bay City, Nehalem, Wheeler and Manzanita

Central Oregon Coast Events for July, Early Summer July events on the central Oregon coast, including Florence, Yachats, Waldport, Newport and Depoe Bay.

Experiment on Oregon Coast Yields Other Remarkable Finds Trying to photograph the elusive glowing sand in Cannon Beach and Manzanita leads to other finds

Structures of Small Oregon Coast Town Resemble Ancient Civilization If ever there was a place on the Oregon coast that got the imagination moving in a sci-fi direction, it would be Yachats

New Seal Pup Born to North Oregon Coast Attraction Seaside Aquarium just announced the birth of a new seal pup

Farmer's Markets Bloom On Oregon Coast - A Guide by Town Not very well known is that September and early October provide the best weather of the year

Lots of Whale Activity on Central Oregon Coast, Including an Orca Whale activity is aplenty right about now around the Depoe Bay area

First Highland Games and Celtic Festival for Oregon Coast This Weekend June 10 – 12, brings the first inaugural Newport Celtic Festival and Highland Games to the central Oregon coast town

Glowing Sand Phenomenon Spotted Again on Oregon Coast The phenomenon shows up as tiny, greenish, blue sparks in the wet sand

Striking Spring Colors of a Central Oregon Coast Village On this particular day in April, the tiny town of Yachats is in a deeply purple mood

Central Oregon Coast Holds a Day to Learn About NOAA The Hatfield in Newport is holding a special event on June 11 called NOAA Day

Fourth of July Guide to Oregon Coast, 2011 A few towns serve up their fireworks or celebrations on the second or third of July

Spectacular Minus Tides on Oregon Coast Arrive with Warm Weekend Weather Temps in the 70s come with minus tides as low as a foot and a half in some parts of the Oregon coast

Oregon Coast Surf Contest for Kids, Teens Takes Place June 18 It's the Otter Rock n’ Roll Youth Surf Contest and Beach Cleanup Challenge

Unbelievable Sights, Visual Epiphanies of an Oregon Coast Night Sky Cannon Beach, Seaside, Rockaway Beach, Manzanita and Nehalem are dressed in their evening best

Time Lapse Video of Oregon Coast, Manzanita Area Visit the Oregon coast and see two hours of the day in just a few minutes

Holiday Weekend a Mix of Rain, Clouds and Sun on Oregon Coast Fair to lovely for the coast this holiday weekend

Best of Oregon Coast Oceanfront Lodging, Hotels, Rentals That most coveted of stays on the Oregon coast: right on the ocean

Newport Marathon on Central Oregon Coast, June 4 Saturday, June 4 brings the 13th annual Newport Marathon back to the central Oregon coast

Above the Oregon Coast: Oceanside, On the Three Capes Loop Above Oceanside, near Tillamook and Netarts, sits a secretive bluff where hang gliders launch from

Changes in Highway to North Oregon Coast for Holiday and June ODOT plans some traffic changes for Highway 26 and construction on the tunnel will continue a little bit longer

Spring Sunset Draws Dozens to One Oregon Coast Beach Around two dozen folks are lining a 100-foot-long stretch of beach, just behind the Needles rock structures

Magnificent Oregon Coast Spot Exists Only Half the Time It's called Cape Cove Beach, and it’s technically part of Cape Perpetua and the Devil's Churn.

Visions of a Tunnel and Secret Cave: Oceanside, on the Oregon Coast A look at the tunnel at Maxwell Point, a secret cave and tidepool action

Oregon Coast Virtual Tour: Roaring Rocky Ledges Near Depoe Bay The drama of Rodea Point, at Otter Crest Loop, Depoe Bay and Newport

Otter Crest Loop and Rocky Creek Bridge, on the Central Oregon Coast The northern edge of Otter Crest Loop provides a nice assemblage of secretive wonders hiding in plain sight

Oregon Coast Lodgings Urge Book Now for Memorial, Fourth of July Book now for holidays like Memorial Weekend or Fourth of July, or you'll be out of luck

Oregon Coast Experts: Why Whale Body Slammed Vessel On May 12, the crew of the sailing vessel L'Orca began a race to Vancouver, B.C.

State Parks Holds Camping Programs on Coast, Around Oregon Oregon Parks and Recreation Department staff are giving you another reason to go to camping this summer

Lots of Clamming, Crabbing, Birds, Tide Pools, Whales on Oregon Coast The weekly recreational report from Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife spells out lots of intriguing stuff

Legendary N. Oregon Coast Restaurant Changes Menu, Seating Times Cannon Beach's upscale Stephanie Inn Dining Room is known for its stellar Northwest cuisine and eye roll-inducing food

Minus Tides and Stellar Weather for Oregon Coast This Week An irresistible combo of really low minus tides and beautiful weather

The Brooding Yet Dreamlike Oregon Coast at Spring Even on darker days, clouds in this area can gather with just enough holes in them to allow the wild colors of sunset through

Oregon Archeology and Coast Birds Events This Weekend in Newport Gathering data of dead birds along the Oregon coast and some interesting new looks at regional archeology and cemetery marker

Wild Oregon Coast: Bald Eagles, Skate Eggs, Elk and Transforming Octopus Many sightings of bald eagles, elk – and an amazing display of how an octopus changes its colors

Views of Central Oregon Coast from International Space Station A new imaging system studies two parts of the Oregon coast

Central Oregon Coast in June: Lincoln City Events and Fourth of July Preview Included here is a preview of some of the Independence Day events for the town as well.

Central Oregon Coast Events in June: Florence, Yachats and Newport June and Fourth of July in Florence, Yachats, Waldport, Depoe Bay and Newport

North Oregon Coast in June: Events from Astoria to Pacific City Events in Pacific City, Oceanside, Tillamook, Rockaway Beach, Garibaldi, Manzanita, Nehalem, Cannon Beach, Seaside and Astoria

Interstellar Drama Above the N. Oregon Coast: a Mystery Solved Curious discoveries are made about this universe from atop one of the more famous viewpoints on the Oregon coast

Spring and Memorial Weekend Highlights on Oregon Coast Spring events and special festivals for Memorial Day Weekend

Latest in Fun Science: Oregon Coast from Space, Stellar Mystery, Whales, Odd Formations This past week we've been able to time travel back millions of years, down to the ocean bottom and then up to space

Tiny Jellyfish a Big Delight on Oregon Coast Seaside Aquarium staff spotted them in the Seaside area this week, and they were also photographed in Oceanside.

Beach and Bay Adventures on Central Oregon Coast: Lincoln City by Day and Night Siletz Bay, stunning beaches and a new park

A Divergent Oregon Coast View: Cannon Beach, Seaside from Above Checking out Cannon Beach, Seaside, Tillamook Head and Tillamook Rock Lighthouse from the air

Shark Washes Up on N. Oregon Coast Beach The shark was a Broadnose Sevengill Shark (Notorynchus cepedianus)

More Killer Whales Spotted on Central Oregon Coast The yearly appearance of Orcas on the Oregon coast is getting a little more heated

Oregon Coast Outdoor Guide - At a Glance If you've ever needed a quick reference guide to the outdoors for the Oregon coast – this would be it.

Mysterious Rocky Steps Along Oregon Coast Explained by Geology It's almost as if Mother Nature planted some comfortable seats at certain points so you could watch the waves

Feeding of Seagulls On Oregon Coast a No No, But Growing Problem Feeding seagulls is simply a bad idea, and it's now becoming greatly discouraged along the Oregon coast by state and local officials

Layered and Rugged Beauty of Strawberry Hill Wayside, Oregon Coast Tide pooling, bouncing around the beach, wildlife viewing and agate hunting

Oregon Coast Village An Unnerving, Alien Beauty at Night Yachats at night is both hauntingly beautiful and slightly unnerving.

Oregon Coast Mammal Stranding Network Speaks in Tillamook This Weekend The talk will be given in Tillamook on April 30

Oregon Coast Weather Downs and Ups This Week So far, the region has been basking in plenty of blue skies most of the week, albeit often chilly temperatures

Killer Whales Arrive on Central Oregon Coast – Other Whales Too Every year about this time, almost exactly on April 15, they appear off the waters of this area, cruising around looking for the easiest prey

Central Oregon Coast in May: Events in Yachats, Depoe Bay, Newport As spring comes barreling in along the central Oregon coast, the towns of Newport, Depoe Bay and Yachats light up with a variety of events

Road Work on Highway 26 to North Oregon Coast Several road projects along Highway 26 will cause some delays during the week

North Oregon Coast Spring Events: Netarts, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Rockaway, Manzanita May brings delights like food events, entertainment, a kite festival and a lot of train rides

Lincoln City Landmarks - the Subtle Central Oregon Coast Several miles of pristine beaches and some major shopping opportunities, along with all the conveniences of the modern world

Oregon Coast Spring Events: Calendar for Lincoln City Lincoln City cuts loose in April and May with a variety of food, music, outdoors and cultural events

North Oregon Coast Events: Calendar for Seaside, Cannon Beach in May Various culture happenings take place in the bustling burghs of Seaside and Cannon Beach

The Eyes of the Oregon Coast: Watching Beach Changes Spring and late winter has brought numerous changes to a variety of areas

Geologic Wonders and Frights of Central Oregon Coast, Yachats Area About 50 million years ago there was (and still is) a kind of soft spot in the Earth's crust that allowed all sorts of enormous lava flows to erupt

Video: 160 Miles of Oregon Coast Beaches At Night Where astronomy science meets a beach vacation, or the everyday becomes otherworldly under the cloak of darkness

Oregon Coast Talk Focuses on Birds and Marine Mammals You'll get a hefty dose of both at a talk in Yachats on April 28

Oregon Coast Picks of the Week, April 11 There's plenty to do in the natural world aspect of these beaches, as well as some manmade highlights

Oregon Coast Archives: the Romance of Sandy Beaches It's often the softer beaches that draw people here, looking for that opportunity for "long walks on a sandy beach."

Oregon Coast Virtual Tour: Marine Gardens Near Depoe Bay While Devil's Punchbowl, near Depoe Bay, gets a lot of the attention, there's a stunning, rather unpopulated beach lying just below the cliffs that never ceases to cause wonder

Editorial: Beware Internet Rumors of the Oregon Coast

Oregon Coast Archives: Strange and Secret Beaches

Dusting of Snow Amazes Some Spring Breakers on Oregon Coast A small dusting of snow hit Manzanita about 9:15 a.m. and hail briefly turned Seaside white

A Washington Spring Break Guide to the Oregon Coast For those spring breakers from Washington, you'll be engaged by secrets like Manzanita or the Three Capes Loop

Oregon Coast Officials: Trying to Help Baby Seals Could Kill Them Spring brings that "season of the seal" again to the the Oregon coast

Dark, Oily Waves on North Oregon Coast a Positive Thing It's reminiscent of the Gulf Oil Disaster earlier this year, even leaving mass dark stains on the beaches.

Hidden Beach on Central Oregon Coast Filled with Mysteries, Scientific Delights It's part adventure in a Lewis & Clark vein, part visual feast and part scientific exploration.

Surprises of an Oregon Coast Spring: Tides, Crazed Foam, Orcas, Intense Sunsets Spring on the Oregon coast is probably the most interesting time of year, full of more remarkable discoveries than any other time

Seals Frolic and Entertain for Generations on North Oregon Coast The wacky antics of the seals at Seaside Aquarium have entertained and amused for decades

Rumble and Noise Alarms Central Oregon Coast Residents Monday The magnitude 2 earthquake did indeed shake the region at 11:02 a.m., but is tiny and no reason for concern

Oregon Coast Dining Moment: Fathoms Restaurant in Lincoln City While the food is awesome, it's the view that may be the biggest attraction

Over 3,000 Gather to Clean Up Oregon Coast An estimated 43,991 total pounds of trash picked up by some 3,261 volunteers

One Tiny Oregon Coast Spot Yields Dozens of Science Discoveries Combing the details at Hug Point is one heck of a treasure hunt

Oregon Coast This Week: Goodbye Octopus, Museum Opens, Poetry One involves an octopus, another a lot of poetry and prose, and the third is a historical museum coming back to life.

Beginnings of an Oregon Coast Highway A brief history of Highway 101 on the north Oregon coast, and the beaches as highways

Confessions and Conversions of An Oregon Coast Hater The frightening, oddball truth is that for at least a couple decades I hated the Oregon coast.

Central Oregon Coast Spring: Yachats Blooms with Events The little town on the central Oregon coast roars like a lion in springtime

Oregon Coast in the Spring: Newport, Depoe Bay Events It's not just about spring break in Newport and Depoe Bay

An Oregon Coast Virtual Tour: Gleneden Beach State Park, near Depoe Bay and Lincoln City Picnic tables, a small lawn area, and a picnic shelter for groups are also the highlight

Will the Oregon Coast See the Super Full Moon? March 19 is called a “Super Full Moon” as it will appear larger than usual that night

Spring Break Highlights on Oregon Coast Aquariums, helicopter rides, Whale Watch Week and maybe even agates and Japanese glass floats.

Oregon Coast Tsunami Scare from a Personal Perspective Say what you will about the faults and the mishaps with the tsunami warnings and protocols along the coast, but one thing was for sure: people knew what to do

Some Curiosity Seekers Come to Oregon Coast After Tsunami Scare It was mostly a non-event along the 360 miles of coastline, yet it has caused some unreasonable lingering fears and yet some curiosity seekers.

Officials Say No Risk to Oregon Coast from Japanese Radiation Lincoln County authorities have released a statement saying there is not a risk to Oregon or its coastline

Oregon Coast Residents Recall Intensity of Tsunami Evacuations Friday morning's tsunami evacuations yielded thousands of tales of potential refugees along the coastline

Oregon Coast Spring Events: Lincoln City Calendar Spring Break is about to pounce on the central Oregon coast, bringing with it a host of cultural and outdoor things to do

Video: A Brief Tour of Lincoln City, Oregon Coast Lincoln City sits on the central Oregon coast, by far one of the most popular destinations in the coastal region

Tsunami Advisory for Oregon Coast, Danger Downgraded, Beaches Open The tsunami warnings have been cancelled along the Oregon coast, with the USGS downgrading it to an advisory

Keep Up to Date on Any Tsunami Warnings, Watches Here

Oregon Coast Archives: Wild, Weird and Paranormal on the Coast

Central Oregon Coast Jazz Performance Takes Unique Seating Arrangement The Greg Ernst Trio will be churning out the good times with a A Night of Jazz, on Friday, March 18

Fun And Fascinating This Week on Oregon Coast: Agates, Wind, Beer, Brown Goo and Murder Mystery Agates, murder mysteries, oddball science, shipwrecks, whole sand dollars, winter storms, blues music fine food and fine beers and wine

Oregon Coast Historical Virtual Tour: Downtown Depoe Bay It's an area crammed with curio shops, restaurants of all sizes and cost ranges, along with a stunning view of the ocean

Central Oregon Coast Town Celebrates Women's History Month There are a wealth of cultural events and celebrations throughout the central Oregon coast town

Looking Back: Eerie Calm Before Oregon Coast Storm of 07 Before and after the storm, there was an exceptional calm, and extremely pleasant, lulling calm

An Oregon Coast Landmark: Depoe Bay Bridge and History The bridge at Depoe Bay, designed by famed architect Conde B. McCullough, is a striking construction, spanning over what is claimed to be the "world’s smallest navigable harbor."

Murder is Good for Business with Central Oregon Coast Who Dunnit Every March, around 100 people gather in the historic Nye Beach district of Newport to solve a murder.

Stargazing and Night Photo Tips on the Oregon Coast, Part 2 Take a look at the further freaky discoveries you can make playing with star trail photographs yourself

Oregon Coast Stumps of Mystery: Neskowin's Ghost Forest The kind of Oregon coast attraction so unusual it's thousands of years in the making

North Oregon Coast in the Spring: Calendar for Seaside, Cannon Beach It's a mix of the wild and the upscale this spring on the north Oregon coast, as Seaside and Cannon Beach hop into the season

Oregon Coast Spring Events in Tillamook County: Manzanita, Rockaway, Pacific City, Oceanside, Garibaldi Places in Tillamook County come alive with a variety of events

Oregon Coast Virtual Tour: Short Beach Near Oceanside, Three Capes Tour Along what is called Meares Loop Road there's a tiny mile marker designating MP 4 and then Radar Road

Big Weekend for Festivals, Events on Oregon Coast Dixieland jazz, yoga, a huge seafood and wine festival and even a pubcrawl are among the massive endeavors taking over small Oregon coast towns

Collection of Oregon Coast Astronomy, Star Photos Some startling things emerge in the night sky on the Oregon coast

Snow on the Oregon Coast - and The People Who Love-Hate It Snow yielded plenty of lovely sights on the beaches, especially the north coast, but made little mark south of Pacific City

Compendium of Astronomy, Star Shots from Oregon Coast at Night Not all the weird science of the Oregon coast happens on the ground, or for that matter, in Earth's atmosphere

Stargazing from an Oregon Coast Perspective - Tips, Discoveries When these conditions happen on the Oregon coast, the possibilities for stargazing and astronomy are, well, out of this world

Yoga Festival and a Trip to Italy on N. Oregon Coast The Cannon Beach Yoga Festival starts this weekend, while another popular business in town is taking people on a culinary tour of Italy.

Freezing Temps, Some Snow This Week for Oregon Coast some amount of snow for even the Oregon coast this week

Oregon Coast Weather 180: A Sunnier Disposition for Holiday Weekend The coast is bright and sunny for this weekend after a brief snow dusting Friday that resulted in at least one accident

Snow Coming to North Oregon Coast The NWS has predicted some amount of snow to hit the north Oregon coast and southern Washington coast

Oregon Coast Restaurant, Dining Moment: Tsunami Grill, Wheeler Stuffed with tasty tidbits of meat and fresh veggies, they are ethereal little culinary monsters

Oregon Coast Town Swells with Thousands for Seafood Wine Fest Perhaps the single biggest festival on the Oregon coast is coming up fast, with the Newport Seafood & Wine Festival, happening February 25, 26, and 27

New On Oregon Coast: Voting for Best of, Garibaldi Museum A lot of interesting things are bubbling up around the Oregon coast: Garibaldi, Seaside, Astoria, Depoe Bay

Secret Pleasures of Oregon Coast: Cape Kiwanda State Park About one mile north of Pacific City, just before you hit the Sand Lake Road junction and Tierra Del Mar, there's an unmarked, tiny road

Editorial: Beach Safety Standards Different Around Oregon Coast Much of the dangers are obvious; more safety measures needed

Public Asked for Help on Oregon Coast High Tides Project Help out by photographing high tides on the beach, at jetties and rivers

Sea Lion Threat May Be Diminishing On Oregon Coast The disease is called leptospirosis, and it was infecting California sea lions in enormous numbers this past year

Devil's Churn on the Central Oregon Coast The attraction a few miles south of the sleepy hamlet of Yachats lives up to its moniker.

Oregon Coast Scientists Work on Future of Alaska King Crab Newport scientists are working on ensuring the future of Alaska king crab by trying to raise larval crabs to juveniles in a hatchery environment

Rare Whale and Orcas Make It to Oregon Coast Waters An endangered species and Killer Whales in the area

Oregon Coast Travel: Mythical Monster of Manzanita Explained Another night on the Oregon coast, another mythical beast encountered

A Pub Crawl and Food, Wine Fest for North Oregon Coast Fine food, fine wines and a regular good ol' time and local bars are on tap in March in Cannon Beach

Oregon Coast Travel Tips: Rooms for Newport Seafood Wine Fest Lodging availability in the area as well as shuttles to Newport

Tierra Del Mar: An Oregon Coast Secret in Plain Sight This is the village of Tierra Del Mar, near Milepost 10, along what is called Sandlake Road

A Natural Maker of Monsters on Central Oregon Coast A sudden and thunderous gush of sea of water erupts from the black basalt in a white plume

Same Oregon Coast Beach, Three Distinct Visions One Freaky Geology Lesson - Hug Point, on the north Oregon coast, is one of those wildly distinctive wonders that yields more and more the further you delve into it.

Ocean Sciences and Fossils Take Spotlight on Central Oregon Coast Hatfield Marine Science Center features a bevy of interesting events in February

Crab Meat on Oregon Coast At Its Best This Time of Year Crabmeat is at its fullest right about now because the crustaceans have gone through their molting process

Work and Traffic Delays on Oregon Coast Roads, Bridges Projects affecting Newport, Astoria, Tillamook and the coast range

Oregon Scientists Find New Approach to Studying Waves on Coast Engineers from OSU have invented a kind of stereo vision






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