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  1. SURFING: Exhibit opens in Newport

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / October 21, 2014

    An engaging and nostalgic exhibit on Oregon Coast surfing, surfer culture, and the pioneers who made it happen opens at the Pacific Maritime & Heritage Center on Thursday, Oct. 23. For centuries, surfing was central to ancient Polynesian culture. It was “discovered” by European explorers in the late 1700s. The first written account of surfing in Hawaii appears in the journals of Captain James Cook.…

  2. Pelican Pub and Brewery wins 5th Consecutive Cook-Off

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / October 13, 2014

    Lincoln City, OR – It has been a great season for wild mushrooms on the Oregon Coast this year, and the 6th Annual Wild Mushroom Cook-Off in Lincoln City did not disappoint.  Four Oregon chefs competed for the title of “Best Wild Mushroom Dish” as voted on by over 450 mushroom lovers in attendance. In the voting, 1st place was awarded to Pelican Pub and Brewery for…

  3. Try Something New this Holiday Season with Winter Whale Watching

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / October 9, 2014

    Lincoln City, OR – Winter on the Oregon Coast is not just for storm watchers and holiday shoppers. From December 27 through 31, a good pair of binoculars and an eagle eye may lead to spotting a Grey Whale, while they are heading south to Mexico to give birth to their calves. Approximately 18,000 whales will travel 12,000 miles south and can be spotted off…

  4. Cannon Beach’s Race the Wave 5K run raises awareness of Oregon tsunami preparedness

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / September 29, 2014

    By Grant Butler for The Oregonian About 100 runners took to the streets of Cannon Beach Sunday as part of the Race the Wave 5K run to raise awareness about the threat of tsunamis along the Oregon Coast. The first-time event, which began on the beach and progressed along evacuation routes to higher ground, included educational material designed to inform participants about the danger posed by…

  5. Audition for TV on the Oregon Coast

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / September 26, 2014

    Lincoln City, OR – Chinook Winds Casino Resort is hosting two television show auditions in October! The Amazing Race will be conducting auditions on October 4 at 11am and Wheel of Fortune on October 11 and 12 from 1pm to 5pm. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be on two of the nation’s top shows! If you and a teammate are looking for the…

  6. Chowder Competition on the Oregon Coast

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / September 17, 2014

    Lincoln City, OR – The 10th Annual Chowder Cook-Off returns to Tanger Outlets in Lincoln City on November 8-9, 2014. Watch as professional chefs from around the Pacific Northwest battle for the best chowder. This event also features live music, local beer and win, kids activities, and a Native American Heritage celebration. On Saturday, November 8 from 11am to 4pm, restaurants from all over the…

  7. Second Summer in Newport

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / September 16, 2014

    (Newport, Oregon) – If it seems like summer hasn’t ended on the Oregon coast, you’re right. In fact, right now is called the Second Summer by many in the Newport area – a phenomenon that covers the entire coast, actually. Temperatures linger in the 60’s and 70’s, there are less winds and more blue skies. On top of it, lodging prices start dropping, the beaches…

  8. Broom Bust with OMSI in Newport

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / September 12, 2014

    Newport, Ore. (September 11, 2014) – Beginning in the spring of 2016, the Coastal Discovery Center at Camp Gray, the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry’s (OMSI) residential science camp and living laboratory to be built in Newport, will be overrun with enthusiastic campers. At the moment, however, the site is overrun with invasive Scotch broom instead. Are you interested in touring the site and…

  9. Treasure Hunters Get Ready for Finders Keepers

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / September 5, 2014

    Lincoln City, OR – October is fast approaching, and treasure hunters are eager for the upcoming Finders Keepers season. This marks the 16th year of the promotion, which runs from October 18, 2014 through Memorial Day 2015. 2,015 official numbered glass floats will be carefully hidden daily along the 7-½ miles of beach in Lincoln City, from Roads End on the north side of town…

  10. Volunteers Needed at Cascade Head Preserve

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / August 28, 2014

    Saturday, September 20th     The Nature Conservancy invites anyone interested in preserving Cascade Head Preserve to participate in a volunteer work party taking place on Saturday, September 20th.  Located near Lincoln City, Cascade Head is a coastal promontory overlooking the Pacific Ocean that provides critical habitat for native prairie grasses, rare wildflowers, the threatened Oregon Silverspot butterfly and the Cascade Head catchfly.  We will be removing invasive blackberry…

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