Monthly Archives: June 2017

Coming soon to tiny Oregon towns: Total Eclipse of the sun

MADRAS, Ore. — Just before sunrise, there’s typically nothing atop Round Butte but the whistle of the wind and a panoramic view of Oregon’s second-highest peak glowing pink in the faint light. But on Aug. 21, local officials expect this … Continue reading

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Strange Gelatinous Sea Creatures Invade Northern California Coast …

People aren’t the only ones flooding the beaches along the coast of Northern California this month. In recent weeks, seemingly alien creatures have been found washed up in Monterey Bay, according to SF Gate. The animals look harmless, but they … Continue reading

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Strange ‘sea pickles’ keep washing ashore in the Pacific Northwest — and scientists are baffled

Pyrosomes aboard a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Oregon in May. (Hilarie Sorensen/NOAA Fisheries via Reuters) There are strange sea creatures known as “sea pickles” invading the Pacific Northwest. These gelatinous and somewhat … Continue reading

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36 Hours of Beer, Beaches and Barking Sea Lions in Newport and Yachats

About Martin Cizmar Culture editor Martin Cizmar writes about food, beer, jam bands, country music, gangsta rap, bikes, cannabis and the outdoors. He’s originally from a smallish city in the part of Ohio that was once part of Connecticut and … Continue reading

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ECLIPSE: Chamber luncheon raises community questions | Eclipse …

There is heighten interest and more and more questions in Lincoln City as the Aug. 21 solar eclipse gets closer. The eclipse, which will occur at 10:16 a.m. on Aug. 21, and last approximately two minutes. Officials say the event … Continue reading

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ECLIPSE: Community questions

There is heighten interest and more and more questions in Lincoln City as the Aug. 21 solar eclipse gets closer. The eclipse, which will occur at 10:16 a.m. on Aug. 21, and last approximately two minutes. Officials say the event … Continue reading

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Summer show features Oregon Coast artists; local artist’s new paintings at Karin Clarke gallery – The Register

Summer show features Oregon Coast artists A variety of art ranging from watercolors to wood carvings made by the 18 members of the Yachats Arts Guild will be on sale at the Yachats Commons on 441 Highway 101 N. as … Continue reading

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As a player, coach and administrator Calkins left a lasting impression

John Wooden once said, “Sports do not build character. They reveal it.” Such is the case when it comes to Keith Calkins. His passion for sports began early on and never relented. With each step in his athletic career, whether … Continue reading

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Marijuana Goggles and ‘Stoned Babies’: Why AAA Is Propping Up Prohibition

AAA, which is the official new name of the American Automobile Association, has recently thrust itself into the cannabis legalization fight as an outspoken critic of cannabis legalization, which has raised eyebrows among some in the legalization movement. The travel map and … Continue reading

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Alaska Airlines sets up a flight to chase total solar eclipse – GeekWire

The black disk of a total solar eclipse hangs over the clouds during an Alaska Airlines flight in 2016. Passengers on an August flight should see a similar sight. (Robert Stephens via YouTube) Alaska Airlines has scheduled a flight from … Continue reading

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