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Covering 180 miles of Oregon Coast Travel, Entertainment and Science: Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Nehalem, Wheeler, Rockaway, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Waldport, Yachats and Florence.



 



Oregon Coast Whale License Plate Appears to be a Go
The initiative reached its goal of selling 3,000 vouchers for the plate. Sciences



Meteor Showers Look Good for Oregon Coast, Portland, Valley
The meteor showers peak on April 22 but they're still around until April 25. Sciences



Oregon Coast Safety: Helpful Tricks to Spotting Sneaker Waves
Strangely, there is a little trick to spotting them. Weather



Oregon Coast Scenery That Makes a Scene: Manzanita's Overlooks; Video
They're called the Neahkahnie Overlooks and it's a non-stop supply of oceanic eye candy. Travel tips



N. Oregon Coast Concerts Include America's Got Talent Singer
Cannon Beach History Center and Museum pull together two gigs of an interesting nature



Famous Oregon Native Returns to Coast for Comedy Festival
First annual Undertow Comedy Festival, held in Lincoln City from April 26 to 28. Lincoln City events



Curious Near Cannon Beach: What Causes This Odd Wave Action on N. Oregon Coast?
Just south of Cannon Beach, at Silver Point, there may be a sea monster. Science, geology, Manzanita, Silver Point



N. Oregon Coast History Events Bring Startling Facts to Light and Life
Two particularly engaging history talks are coming up on the north Oregon coast which are guaranteed to be riveting. Cannon Beach events, Seaside, Manzanita events



Tall Ships Return to Central Oregon Coast Twice This Year, Starting Next Week
The vessels are stopping in Newport in April and a second time in July. Newport events, Yachats events



Velella Velella Return to Oregon Coast, This Time Much Larger in Size
Reports of fairly heavy populations on the central Oregon coast, at Manzanita, more. Sciences



High Wind Warning Tonight for Oregon Coast; Angry Seas All Week
Gusts up to 65 mph in the morning, then near 20-ft seas on and off. Weather



Ongoing Food Tour to Encompass 100 Miles of Oregon Coast
The North Coast Food Trail includes all of Tillamook County and beyond. Cannon Beach events, Depoe Bay events, Lincoln City events, Manzanita events, Garibaldi events, Pacific City events



Central Oregon Coast's Ocean Terrace: Lincoln City Motel with History
Ocean Terrace Condominiums has a rich history and a lot of beach finds



What Are These Curious Branch-Like Patterns on Oregon Coast Beaches?
These intensely intricate, feather patterns are some trippy geology. Sciences



River Cleanup and Stellar Concert on Central Oregon Coast in April
The Brazilian String Trio on April 7 and the Siletz River Cleanup on April 14. Lincoln City events



12 Days of Earth Day Returns to Cannon Beach, N. Oregon Coast
12 Days of Earth Day in Cannon Beach, happening April 11 - 22. Cannon Beach events



This N. Oregon Coast Hotspot Hides a Spooky, Historical Attraction Upstairs
You can never visit, but we can show what's there. Seaside Aquarium, Cannon Beach, Astoria



The Surreal, Bubble-like Creatures on Oregon Coast Beaches and Their Faux Glow
What about those bubbles that look different and don't seem to dissipate? Sciences



Surfing Film on Central Oregon Coast Features Director Appearing Live
The Newport Chapter of Surfrider Foundation's Surf n' Stewardship Film Series heats up. Newport events



Oregon Coast Officials: Stay Away from Seal Pups, You Might Kill Them; Video
With the busy spring break weeks comes a warning from officials. Sciences



Finding the Unpopulated Oregon Coast During Spring Break's Madness
Hints for Seaside, Pacific City, Neskowin, Yachats, Depoe Bay and Cannon Beach






Hidden Access, N. Yachats, Oregon Coast Virtual Tour
Fun discoveries at the northern end of Yachats - some secrets given away



Get Ready for the 'Secret Season' on Oregon Coast
Mid April through to the end of May is a distinctly unpopulated time. Weather



Oregon Coast Comic Con Brings Star Wars, Ninja Turtles, Walking Dead to Tillamook
March 24 and 25 sees the return of the festival of fun and fantasy. Tillamook events



Oregon Coast Spring Break Adventures: Whales, Cleanup, Maybe Snow
Possibly dustings in the coast range; events highlights. Weather



Oregon Coast's Hatfield Marine Science Center Fully Reopens for Spring Break
March 24 is when the visitor center swings open its doors completely. Newport events



Wild Geologic Tour at N. Oregon Coast Presentation Covers Spectacular Events, Disasters
Famed geologist Tom Horning will take attendees on A Geologic Tour of Clatsop Plains. Seaside events



Festival of Illusions Returns to Oregon Coast for Both Spring Breaks
It once again pops into existence from March 25 through April 5. Lincoln City events



Video: Eight Stunning Skies on Oregon Coast - Moody, Startling, Surreal
On cloudy days, the final hours can present some remarkable surprises. Depoe Bay, Newport, Lincoln City, Rockaway Beach, Cannon Beach



Some Oregon Coast Areas Under Restrictions Due to Endangered Bird
From March through September 15, some beaches will have signs in their nesting areas



State Officials Send Safety, Warning Reminders for Oregon Coast; Video
State Parks is sending out reminders about beach safety



Latest on Oregon Coast Crabbing - New Dock for N. Coast Lake
Good news abounds for those who love fishing and crabbing. Sciences



Central Oregon Coast Spring Preview: Lincoln City Events in March, April
Beachcombing clinics, vintage films, food classes and even a week-long magic festival. Lincoln City events



What They Don't Tell You About Oregon Coast's Spring; Video
April and May create a jumble of amazing sights you can't see any other time of year. Sciences



Big Boom, Flash Likely Exploding Meteor, Say Oregon Scientists; Video
Experts are pointing to what is a bolide meteor: essentially a fireball that explodes



Oregon Coast (And Inland) Astronomy: Five Planets Put on Show
Jupiter, Mars, Venus, Mercury and Saturn all above the beaches. Sciences



Whale Sightings Bonkers Along Oregon Coast, Well Before Whale Watch Week
Whale sightings are nearly off the charts in the last week along the Oregon coast. Weather



Oregon Coast from Orbit: Seeing the Beaches from Space
Orbital and aerial looks at Manzanita, Astoria, Newport, Depoe Bay, Cannon Beach. Astronomy



Real Rager of an Oregon Coast St. Patty's Party in Lincoln City
March 16 and 17 and duo Pipedance heading up with Irish fun and frolic. Lincoln City events



Strange Filament-like Discoveries on Oregon Coast Explained: Weird Cellophane Worm
A bit like jumbled masses of high tech garbage - or perhaps something a little alien. Sciences



Events Look at Shiprecks of N. Oregon Coast and the Paranormal
Thrills of new discoveries in shipwrecks, a three-day-long festival of ghosts. History, Seaside events, Astoria events, Manzanita events



Unusual Gearhart Facts Part 2: Nature Surprises, Secret Tips of N. Oregon Coast
Hidden viewpoint, alien invasion, some delightful nature finds. Seaside, Cannon Beach, history



Odd and Unknown Facts of Gearhart, Oregon Coast Part I: Bad Film, Culinary Heritage to Weird Science
Historical aspects of the place, the weird side of nature here, and even one warning. Seaside, Cannon Beach



Oregon Coast Wonders, Video: When Lincoln City Glows
Sunset reflecting off a beachy object or the waves, or when it's coloring the landscape. Kids, Road's End



Oregon Coast in March: Ocean Film Series, Native Plants Talk
Native plants of the Oregon coast and a film series on various aspects of the ocean - often from a female viewpoint. Newport events, Tillamook events



Newport's Yaquina Bay at Night: Video, Ethereal Wonders
Virtual Tour of Newport, Oregon Coast



Devil's Churn Trails, Overlooks - Upper Lane County Virtual Tour, Near Yachats, Oregon Coast
Upper Lane County - Florence to Yachats Virtual Tour, Oregon Coast



Conference in Cannon Beach Brings Excitement and Intrigue to Learning About Oregon Coast
Sharing the Coast Conference will be the ultimate ticket on March 2 to 4. Cannon Beach events



Cannon Beach Talk Looks Into Active Underwater Volcano Off Oregon Coast
Famed Hatfield Marine Science Center researcher Dr. Bill Chadwick on the Axial Seamount. Cannon Beach events, Manzanita events



Guest Star of Seinfeld, Star Trek Performs on N. Oregon Coast Actor
Liz Cole, Nehalem Bay resident and TV star, performs March 1. Manzanita events



Did You See the Valentines Freaky Fireball? (VIDEO) - Oregon Coast Astronomy
Apparently space junk came crashing through Oregon skies. Weather



Three Remarkable Aspects of Devil's Punchbowl, Central Oregon Coast
What is the Devil's Punchbowl, really? Three bizarre things you won't believe. Geology, history, Lincoln City



Savor Cannon Beach Fest Brings NW Wine Country to Oregon Coast
Savor Cannon Beach Wine and Culinary Festival combines both, March 8-11. Cannon Beach events



What's Up with This Oregon Coast Mini-Spring in February?
Highs around 50 degrees or higher, calm, almost non-existent winds and lots of blue sky. Weather



Oregon Coast Beach Cleanup Date Set for March 24
Newport events, Lincoln City events, Yachats events, Pacific City events, Tillamook events, Manzanita events, Astoria events, Seaside events



Unusual Sides to North Oregon Coast History Come to Light, Including Mysterious Grave
One in Astoria, the other in Seaside; both involved the deceased. Seaside events



Oregon Coast's Popular Hatfield Marine Center Reopens with Science Festival
It partially reopens Feb 17 with a host of activities around Newport. Newport events



Haystack Awareness Program Begins Season at N. Oregon Coast's Cannon Beach
February 9 through the end of October you'll find HRAP volunteers. Cannon Beach events, kids



Video: Walking Oceanside, Oregon Coast and Its Magic Rocks Sounds
One of this place's distinct marvels is the famed magic rocks sound. Travel tips, geology, kids



Oregon Coast Warning Video: Watch Dumb Folk Do What Not to Do on Beaches
The idea of not turning your back on the ocean is not enough. Travel tips, safety



Newport's Seafood Wine Fest Brings Thousands to Oregon Coast in Feb
The largest winter festival on the entire Oregon coast returns February 22 to 25. Newport events



Razor Clamming Closed On All But North Oregon Coast; Commercial Crabbing South Gets OK
All razor clamming closed from Lincoln City southward; crabbing opens near southern border. Sciences



The Unique, Distinctive Lodgings, Rentals of Cannon Beach, N. Oregon Coast
Stellar overnight options simply abound. Travel Tips, Kids



Cape Meares State Scenic Viewpoint: What You Don't Know About this Oregon Coast Icon
So much history. So much scenery. You could spend hours here and not get bored. Oceanside, Travel Tips, Kids



Valentine's Week Highlights on Oregon Coast
Set your sails for the beaches with these happenings of the heart. Newport events, Astoria events, Pacific City events, Lincoln City events, Yachats events



Central Oregon Coast's Antique Week: Star Wars Comes to Lincoln City
Antique and Collectibles Week is coming February 10 -18. Lincoln Citye events



Comical and the Sad on Oregon Coast: Silly Sea Lion, Rescued Turtle Dies
A rogue sea lion comically roving the streets of Astoria and another cold-stunned sea turtle found



Series of Small Quakes Off Oregon Coast Sunday, Monday
None were large enough to be felt or trigger a tsunami alert



Above Portland, Oregon, the Coast: Second Full and Super Moon, Eclipse
The second super and full moon of the month, and total eclipse on Jan 31. Weather.



This Deserted Central Oregon Coast Spot is Full of Surreal, Ancient Wonders
In that untamed stretch between Yachats and Florence, Strawberry Hill Wayside is a definite standout. Travel tips



High Winds and Waves for Oregon Coast This Weekend, Flooding Possible
Waves around 20 feet high for the weekend and some of next week



OSU Hosts Massive Celebration of Its Science Facilities on Oregon Coast, Corvallis, Portland
The OSU150 Sea Grant Festival happens Feb 12 - 24. Newport events, Astoria events, Hatfield



Oregon Coast Science: Why No Tsunami with the Alaska Earthquake?
Early Tuesday morning saw something startling for Oregon coast residents. Sciences



Tsunami Watch for Oregon Coast Canceled
The tsunami issued earlier this morning is over. No threat.



Fun and Odd Oregon Coast Facts: Seal Rock State Rec Site and Its Village
Seal Rock has a lot of distinctive aspects about it that truly set it apart from other Oregon beach waysides. Travel tips, Newport, Yachats, Waldport, kids



Historic Oregon Coast Fun in Feb: Crab Krack Feast, Wedding Vow Renewal
Newport's Crab Krack Feb 11; Yachats Vow Renewal on Valentine's Day. Newport events, Yachats events



UPDATE: New High Wind Warning for Oregon Coast, More Beach Hazards
High wind watch for Sat through Sunday morning, with gusts up to 60 mph possible



New Oregon Coast Warnings: Stay off Beaches for Entire Weekend
High surf will affect beaches in the advisory area, producing rip currents and localized beach erosion



Video: Damage, Injuries on Oregon Coast Extensive; One Death
Waves as high as 60 feet in some places pummeled the beaches, resulting in evacuated businesses, destroyed property. Weather



N. Oregon Coast's Inn at Seaside a Gleaming Mix of Past, Present, Future
A lodging filled with enticing facets and features beyond the fact it's in front of the convention center



Grand New Music Festival for Oregon Coast in Feb: Nehalem Winterfest
Nehalem Winterfest inundates this stretch of Tillamook County with a stellar lineup of big names



Year of the Kite at One Oregon Coast Town: Lincoln City Picks Theme of Festival
The winner was '2018 is the Year of the Kite' for the Lincoln City Kite Festival



Turkey the Rescued Turtle Passes Away at Oregon Coast Aquarium
The Olive Ridley turtle died Monday in Newport, after rescue by Seaside Aquarium in November



Oregon Coast King Tides Party and Retrospective at Cannon Beach
The big party to celebrate the end of the King Tides Project happens in Cannon Beach on January 15. Cannon Beach events, science



Biggest Oregon Coast News Stories of 2017: Eclipse, Oddities, Hidden Shipwreck
2017 had its share of wild occurrences, with storms, small quakes, weird nature, and a secret shipwreck. History



Near Manzanita: Oswald West State Park, Suspension Bridge - Oregon Coast Virtual Tour
Rockaway Beach, Manzanita, Wheeler, Nehalem Bay Virtual Tour, Oregon Coast: forested oasis runs along the highway for over five miles. Near Cannon Beach



Three Unusual Aspects of Rockaway Beach, on the North Oregon Coast
There's more lurking inside and around the sands of this Tillamook County town than you'll imagine. Science, travel, history



Soulful Americana Duo Performs at Central Oregon Coast's Lincoln City Cultural Center
The duo Freddy and Francine play a special event on January 24. Lincoln City events



The Idyllic Beach Houses of Tierra Del Mar, N. Oregon Coast
In the midst of all this north-of-Pacific City paradise is an indie vacation rental biz called Idyllic Beach House. Pacific City lodging, travel tips



A Hidden Oregon Coast Favorite: Fishing Rock State Rec Site, Lincoln Beach
What stands out here are the wild colors of the cliffs, the craggy, rocky basalt edges that form mesmerizingly cool structures. Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Gleneden Beach






Seaside Promenade History: Beginnings of an Oregon Coast Icon, Part I
One thing is for sure: the Promenade at Seaside actually began in the 1920s. Or did it?



Lincoln City Beachcombing Clinics Dig Deep Into Central Oregon Coast
Take home a bucket full of agates, shells and other coastal delights via Lincoln City's Beachcombing Clinics. Lincoln City events



Lincoln City's Road's End State Recreation Site: Oregon Coast Wonders and Oddities
There's much more than meets the eye at Road's End State Recreation Site on the central Oregon coast



Two Supermoons, Blue Moon, Eclipse for Portland, Oregon, Coast
2018 kicks off with an astronomical bang in the skies; some bizarre facts about tides. Sciences, weather



Oregon Coast Surprises: Weird, Hidden Aspects of Cape Perpetua Near Yachats
What you don't know about Cape Perpetua will surprise you. Geology, history, travel tips



N. Oregon Coast Biz Named Best Fan Favorite Destination
100 Best Fan Favorite Destinations in Oregon List for 2018 including several from the coast. Manzanita lodging, Seaside lodging, Cannon Beach lodging



Central Oregon Coast Events Preview: Newport in January
Newport stays buzzing with activity during this month



Oregon Coast Virtual Tour: Up Against Cape Kiwanda, Tide Pools, Rocky Crevices
The almost labyrinth of structures at the base of the Pacific City icon