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Duck out for a quick walk
Duck out for a quick walk

The Audubon Society of Lincoln City will be hoping to reap the rewards of winter storms this Saturday, Jan. 13, with a birding tour of Newport’s Yaquina Estuary.

The group will meet at 9 am in the parking lot of Hatfield Marine Science...

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Extend yourself in 2018
Extend yourself in 2018

Registration is now open for the 2018 Master Gardener course offered by Tillamook’s Oregon State University Extension Service.

Starting on January 11, Oregon State University faculty and local experts will offer weekly sessions on all...

Lighten up, at the Heceta Head Christmas Open House
Lighten up, at the Heceta Head Christmas Open House

By Barbara B. Covell

For the TODAY

Visit the Oregon Coast any time of the year and memories imprint on your heart. And perhaps the most vivid memories of all are to be made at the Annual Victorian Christmas Open House at Heceta Head...

Splash out on a whale plate
Splash out on a whale plate

Marine Science experts on the Oregon Coast are encouraging drivers to “put a whale on their tail” by signing up for a new license plate featuring a gray whale and her calf.

A reign-y day activity
A reign-y day activity

Grab your camera — and grab your rubber boots while you’re at it — the King Tide Project is appealing for photos of extreme high tides set to hit the Oregon Coast on Sunday, Dec. 3, through Tuesday, Dec. 5.

Take a shine to the Tillamook Coast
Take a shine to the Tillamook Coast

Traveling the Oregon Coast has always been an illuminating experience, but never more so than this year, with villages and towns throughout Tillamook County coming together to put on a lights display that stretches 60 miles from Manzanita to...

Night & bay, at Newport’s Lighted Boat Parade
Night & bay, at Newport’s Lighted Boat Parade

By Barbara B. Covell

For the TODAY

Photos by Kerry Terrel

Newport’s historic Bayfront will be aglow this Saturday, Dec. 2, as vessels of all sizes take to Yaquina Bay for the annual Lighted Boat Parade.

Now in its 24th...

Thanks for all the fish
Thanks for all the fish

If the thought of turkey sandwiches in the days after Thanksgiving leaves you feeling queasy, bundle up and catch something else for lunch, with free fishing throughout Oregon on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 24 and 25.

All fishing, crabbing and...

Have a glass-half-full Thanksgiving
Have a glass-half-full Thanksgiving

Lincoln City will cement its reputation as a glass act this Thanksgiving weekend, with stealthy volunteers hiding 100 extra pieces of glass art on the community’s seven miles of sandy beach.

The colorful keepsakes will be hidden from...

Flock to Newport, for the Turkey Trot
Flock to Newport, for the Turkey Trot

For some of us, Thanksgiving exercise extends about as far as stretching for the TV remote or digging deep for the energy required to fetch yet another helping of pumpkin pie.

Not so for participants in Newport’s Arctic Circle Turkey...

Fall in love with the coast
Fall in love with the coast
New guidebook points hikers to the best walks around

Get Out!

Wave goodbye to 2017

By Gretchen Ammerman

For the TODAY

I’m the first to admit that the range of what people call fun is as vast as the ocean. For...

Some light exercise to start the year

The community of Yachats will offer a spiritual start to the New Year on Monday, Jan. 1, with a hike to a sacred Native American grotto...

Lighten up, at the Heceta Head Christmas Open House
A reign-y day activity
Take a shine to the Tillamook Coast

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Duck out for a quick walk

The Audubon Society of Lincoln City will be hoping to reap the rewards of winter storms this Saturday, Jan. 13, with a birding tour of...

Yes, we SCAN

By Patrick Alexander


Oregon Coast TODAY

Extend yourself in 2018
Splash out on a whale plate
A marsh against time