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Take a shine to science, at GEMS camp
Take a shine to science, at GEMS camp

Registration is now open for a unique camp in Newport focusing on science, technology, engineering and math for 7th and 8th grade girls on the Oregon Coast.

The Girls in Engineering and Marine Science (GEMS) camp will run from March 10 to 11 at...

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Feeling tenth?
Feeling tenth?
Find relaxation with these Top 10 winter adventures
Step into 2017

The Yachats Coastal Gems walking group will gather in Toledo this Tuesday, Jan. 3, for a stroll around the new Toledo Ridge and River route.

This 10K walk includes some hilly areas and would be difficult for wheelchairs or strollers. Since the...

An unflagging devotion to peace
An unflagging devotion to peace

Exercise, companionship and reflection will come together for an inspiring start to 2017 at the Seventh Annual Yachats New Year’s Day Peace Hike this Sunday, Jan. 1.

Each year, the hike honors the memory of a blind Native American woman...

Throw your selfie in
Throw your selfie in
Swap flashes for splashes, with the coast’s New Year dunks
All present and correct?
All present and correct?

Finished all your Christmas baking and still have breadcrumbs left over? If so, the Audubon Society of Lincoln City wants you to take part in a citizen-science project that has been going for 117 years.

The Christmas Bird Count began in 1900 and...

This is how we roll
This is how we roll

Story & photos by Nancy Steinberg


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“It feels like being a kid again,” beams Laura Braxling.

Comb as you are
Comb as you are

Most towns have a mayor and cop, a butcher and a baker — but very few can claim their very own “Head Dirt Nerd.” It just so happens that Lincoln City can, and is putting that nerd in charge this winter.

Fossil and gem expert...

Young, free and jingle
Young, free and jingle

Much like a stealthy Prius, a silent runner can be an accident waiting to happen. But there’s no chance of being surprised by the runners taking part in Lincoln City’s Jingle Bell Jog, which returns for its fourth year on Saturday, Dec.

Photos fit for a king
Photos fit for a king

For people living on the Oregon Coast, rising sea levels will bring the problem of global climate change quite literally into the back yard. And the coming week will offer a glimpse of what sea level rise will mean for the area, as king tides return...

A stern warning
A stern warning
Mark your calendar for Newport’s Lighted Boat Parade