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  1. Depoe Bay to Serve Up Indian-Style Salmon Bake Sept. 19

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / April 17, 2015

    On Saturday, September 19, thousands of pounds of salmon fillets will be cooked in a traditional technique used for generations by native coastal tribes at Depoe Bay’s annual Indian-Style Salmon Bake. Before sunrise on Saturday morning, volunteers will ignite a huge 80-foot fire line with six cords of fir and three cords of alder.   Salmon fillets are positioned on alder wood stakes and held in…

  2. Survivor Auditions on the Oregon Coast

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / April 17, 2015

    Lincoln City, OR – Are you mentally and physically tough? Can you outwit, outplay, and outlast anyone in a competition? Then you have what it takes to be a contestant on the hit reality series, Survivor! Join KOIN 6 News at the open Casting Call for Survivor at Chinook Winds Casino Resort on Sunday, May 17, from 11am to 5pm. Potential teams, consisting of pairs,…

  3. Hatfield Marine Science Center Turns 50, Celebrates April 11

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / April 8, 2015

    (Newport, Oregon) – The Hatfield Marine Science Center will hold its annual Marine Science Day on Saturday, April 11, commemorating the 50th anniversary of this unique Oregon State University facility. Dedicated in 1965, the center has become an integral part of coastal development, education, research, tourism and economics. Marine Science Day runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the center, located southeast of the…

  4. The Birding and Blues Festival Invites You to Lose Your Blues and Take Flight

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / April 3, 2015

    Pacific City Ore. – – The Birding and Blues Festival returns to Pacific City the weekend of May 1-3, 2015 with activities appealing to all ages. Pick from a bounty of events including guided birding hikes, live birds of prey talks, blues concerts, nature workshops, kayak trips, photography tips, and birding by ear walks. The festival will offer an inaugural hike on newly minted U.S.…

  5. Cannery Pier Hotel & Spa Wins Trip Advisor’s Top 25 Hotels for Romance

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / March 27, 2015

    Astoria, Oregon   Cannery Pier Hotel & Spa just won the Trip Advisor 2015 Traveler’s Choice Award “Top 25 Hotels for Romance – United States.” The Cannery Pier & Spa is in good company as five star hotels Auberge du Soleil in Napa Valley, Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur, the Marquesa Hotel in Key West, Florida and other unique properties from Sedona to Savannah were…

  6. SOLVE beach cleanup set for Saturday, March 28

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / March 24, 2015

    By Oregon Coast TODAY On Saturday, March 28, the SOLVE Spring Oregon Beach Cleanup will again see thousands of Oregonians take ownership of their public beaches by scouring the sands for wayward litter and debris washed in from winter storms. SOLVE Program Coordinator Joy Irby said a recent study published in the journal Science indicates that about 8 million metric tons of plastic end up…

  7. Be Jeweled Extravaganza in Newport This Weekend

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / March 24, 2015

    (Newport, Oregon) – All that glitters is again in Newport this coming weekend, as the eighth annual Be Jeweled sale happens on March 28, bringing in locals and visitors alike for a unique shopping opportunity on the central coast – all a fundraiser for the  Food Share of Lincoln County. The Be Jeweled extravaganza goes from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. that Saturday, at the…

  8. The 11th Annual Birding & Blues Festival will take place May 1 – 3, 2015 in Pacific City, Oregon

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / March 23, 2015

    The 11th Annual Birding & Blues Festival has finalized its program line up including field trips, excursions, and presentations. Our Key Note Speaker will be Dr. Susan Haig leading a seminar titled “California Condors in the Pacific Northwest.” An excerpt from our website: “Join Dr. Haig for a presentation documenting the Condor’s history in the Pacific Northwest. During her presentation she will discuss probable causes…

  9. Newport’s Highland Games Raises the Bar

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / March 20, 2015

    Newport, OR -The 5th Anniversary Celebration of the Newport Celtic Festival & Highland Games will return to the Lincoln County Fairgrounds on June 12th -14th, 2015. This year the Newport Celtic Festival and Highland Games was accepted as meeting the criteria to become one of eight such events held throughout Oregon, Washington and British Columbia for the PNW Region’s newly formed, Scottish Games League (“SGL”).   The Oregon coast’s only Highland Games event is now…