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In The News

OCVA works hard to connect with new stakeholders and continue sparking great projects along the entire Oregon Coast. Below are the TV, newspaper and other news attention that we’ve received. Feel free to check out and share the stories below if you’d like to see what OCVA has been up to!

 Latest Stories


Oregon Farmers Markets Offer Local Foods Online

06.30.2020 Tillamook Pioneer, Tillamook County


More Oregon farmers markets offering local food online

06.29.2020, Oregon


Talk of Our Towns

06.27.2020 Coast Community Radio, Oregon Coast


Artist comes to Gearhart for statue installation at Sweet Shop

06.09.2020 Seaside Signal, Seaside


Travel Message: Stay Local and Spend Money

05.19.2020 Oregon Business, Oregon



02.07.2020 Tillamook County Pioneer, Tillamook County


Oregon’s North Coast Bands Together to Manage Regional Tourism Impacts

02.04.2020 Oregon Business, Oregon


Connecting Florence and Eugene

01.31.2020 Siuslaw News, Oregon Coast


Year in review for Friends of Cape Falcon Marine Reserve: Friends of Cape Falcon Marine Reserve mixed new events with the tried-and-true in 2019 outreach

01.30.2020 Tillamook County Pioneer, Tillamook County


Oregon Coast Public Art Trail back on track

01.23.2020 Newport News Times, Lincoln County


One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest honored in Depoe Bay

12.24.19 The News Guard, Lincoln County


Oregon Film Trail sign unveiled

12.23.19 Newport News Times, Newport


Travel Oregon seeks to ‘create a better life for all Oregonians’

12.13.19 Siuslaw News, Oregon Coast


Tillamook Radio (KTIL 95.5 FM)
12.12.19 Interview with OCVA’s Karen Olson
Topics: Tillamook Bay Heritage Route, Destination Development, Cultural Heritage


Trailkeepers of Oregon hosts Oregon Coast Trail Party at Cape Lookout

12.08.2019 Headlight Herald, Tillamook


Depoe Bay Celebrates Filming of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest on Oregon Coast

12.04.2019 Beach Connection, Oregon Coast


Tourism: Oregon Mural Trail runs through Gold Beach

10.29.2019 Curry Coastal Pilot, Brookings – Harbor


Culture: Ferment, Create, Explore with Live Culture Coast

10.26.2019 Curry Coastal Pilot, Brookings-Harbor


Foundation Sponsors African American Outdoor Association Campout

10.25.2019 Oregon State Parks Foundation, Oregon


Director’s Chair: October sweepstakes and Seaside is the winner

10.24.2019 Seaside Signal, Seaside


Oregon Film Trail

10.21.2019 Seaside Signal, Seaside


Wed 8 AM | Oregon Coast Comes Alive With “Live Culture”

10.15.2019 Jefferson Public Radio, Southern Oregon


Oregon Film Trail marks iconic Ecola State Park movie scenes

10.14.2019 The Daily Astorian, Astoria


Kayak launch in Bandon first one of many planned

10.09.2019 The World, Bandon


Waldport Chamber welcomes first executive director

10.08.2019 Newport News Times, Newport


Visit Tillamook Coast staff now certified as Guest Service Gold trainers

10.08.2019 Headlight Herald, Tillamook County


Photos / There’s a definite ‘Art Flurry in Curry’

10.05.2019 Coastal Curry Pilot, Brookings – Harbor


Interview with Jesse Dolin – People’s Coast Summit

10.03.2019 Lincoln County Commissioners, Lincoln County


Depoe Bay Chamber of Commerce receives $40,000 in grant funding

09.28.2019 The News Guard, Lincoln City


Coastal businesses storming zip code 97118

09.27.2019 Headlight Herald, Tillamook County


Beyond the Beach: A summer of events along Cape Falcon Marine Reserve

09.18.2019 Tillamook County Pioneer, Tillamook County


We the People – Live Culture Coast 

09.06.2019 We the People, Salem


Astoria searches for balance on hotels

09.06.2019 The Astorian, Astoria


People’s Coast Summit Coming in October

09.03.2019 Newport News Times, Newport


The 2nd Annual Endless Summer Labor Day Special

09.02.209 The American Shoreline Podcast, United States


Southern Oregon Coast Hosts Unusual Fest in October: 10 Days of Food, Outdoors, Arts

08.19.2019 Oregon Coast Beach Connection, Oregon Coast


The Southern Oregon Coast cements its place as the up-and-coming travel destination of the West Coast

08.08.2019 The World Link, Oregon


People’s Coast Summit announced for October

07.27.2019 Headlight Herald, Tillamook


The Historic Oregon Film Trail celebrates scenery, history, movies like ‘The Goonies,’ ‘Stand By Me,’ and more

07.25.2019 Oregon Live, Oregon


Free Willy Jump Scene Site on N. Oregon Coast Gets Signage

07.20.2019 Oregon Beach Connection, Oregon Coast


8th Stop On The Historic Oregon Film Trail – Hammond Marina, Warrenton!

07.17.2019 The Confluence, Oregon


Celebrating new trails with a party 

07.16.2018 The Seaside Signal, Seaside


Inaugural Live Culture Coast Oct. 18-27

07.12.2019 The World, Oregon


Check out the new digs

07.08.2019 Oregon Coast Today, Oregon


Historic Oregon Film Trail Leads to Free Willy’s Iconic Escape

07.05.2019 Clatsop News, Oregon


Coastal groups attempt to educate public on impact of marine debris

06.27.2019 The News Guard, Lincoln City


Fermenting on South Coast: Live Culture

6.5.2019 Oregon Arts Watch, Oregon


Sparking change, one piece of plastic at a time 

5.21.2019 Seaside Signal, Seaside


Oregon Coast Visitors Association – Interview with Arica Sears

5.7.2019 BOSS FM, Oregon Coast


Surfrider Presents Ocean Recreation & Science Hearing at Capitol

5.1.2019 Surfrider, Oregon


Washed Ashore Presents “Art to Save the Sea” – May 6th, Bay City; May 7th, Seaside

4.16.2019 Tillamook County Pioneer, Tillamook


RARE expands capacity of rural towns

Spring.2019 The Ford Family Foundation


Volunteers blaze a trail in Ecola State Park 

3.22.2019 The Daily Astorian, Astoria


Happy Film Trails To You

2.28.2019 Shoot Online, USA


Creative Sparks Fly on The Oregon Coast 

2.25.2019 Travel Oregon, Oregon


The Historic Oregon Film Trail Unveils First Signs In Astoria

1.14.2019 The Confluence, Oregon


Oregon Film Trail To Debut Alternative View Point For Goonies House And Other Film Notables

01.2019 Clatsop News, Oregon


Tourism: Growing the Coast’s Economy 

01.28.2019 The News Guard, Lincoln City


Oregon Film Trail debuts in Astoria, to feature films shot throughout state

12.27.2018 The Columbia Press, Clatsop County


8.08.2019 Northern Oregon Coast This Week, Oregon Coast

Mushroom Fest this weekend in Brookings

10.30.18 Curry Coastal Pilot, Brookings-Harbor


Tourism summit tackles tourism area challenges 

10.02.18 Tillamook County Pioneer, Tillamook


Tourism studio seeks ways to manage future growth 

9.28.18 The Daily Astorian, Astoria


Mountain bike trails coming to Clatsop County 

9.24.18 The Daily Astorian, Astoria


Coast Radio (KMUN 91.9 FM)

8.26.18 Interview with OCVA’s Strategic Communications Coordinator
Topics: Oregon Coast Visitors Association updates and People’s Coast Summit


Tourism Studio Program Comes to the North Coast Region

9.15.2018 Tillamook County Pioneer, Tillamook


Oregonians Against Waste 

8.21.18 Oregonians Against Waste, Oregon


Oregon coast visitors dip, but spending climbs 

8.3.18 Associated Press, Astoria


Big Wave Café in Manzanita Earns 100% Guest Service Gold Certification 

8.3.18 Tillamook County Pioneer, Tillamook


Connecting artists and visitors along 363 miles of coastline

7.31.18 Oregon Artswatch, Oregon & The Northwest


Coquille River Water Trail releases new logo and calls on landowners for input

5.11.18 The World, Coos Bay


The Oregon Coast’s Next Trail is All About Art 

4.26.18 Portland Monthly, Portland


Public Art trail proposed along coast

4.17.18 KGW8 News, Portland


Public art trail in the works for Oregon Coast

4.17.18 Oregon Live, Oregon


Art trail set for Oregon Coast

4.17.18 Daily Journal of Commerce, Seattle


Around the State, Oregon Art Trail

4.16.18 The Bulletin, Central Oregon


Public art trail in the works for Oregon Coast

4.16.18 The Daily Astorian, Astoria


Tillamook Radio (KTIL 95.5 FM)
3.30.18 Interview with OCVA Executive Director
Topics: OCVA board structure, Oregon Coast Trail, TO Listening Session