Monthly Archives: August 2018

Cleopatra the octopus loves to meet new people at Oregon Coast Aquarium

Meet Cleopatra! She’s a Giant Pacific Octopus at the Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport. The octopus encounter allows you to get up close and personal with the cephalopod. The aquarium says she’s intelligent and loves to meet new people. …read … Continue reading

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Oregon coastal city struggles with rentals

NEWPORT, Ore. — Hot housing markets in major cities like Seattle and Portland have pushed the cities to regulate short-term rentals like Airbnb. But small Pacific Northwest towns popular with visitors are also struggling to balance the growth of Airbnb-type … Continue reading

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Photos: Excavator hauls sinking van out of Oregon Coast surf

The Clatsop County Sheriff’s Office on Monday released several new photos of the van that sank several feet into the Oregon surf last week, triggering a multi-day saga that came to an end only with the aid of an excavator. … Continue reading

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Oregon will require notification of marijuana harvest

PORTLAND, Ore. –  Before Matthew Miller harvests marijuana this fall from his fields in southern Oregon, he’ll have to notify the state for the first time ever — a process that could bring inspectors to make sure none of his … Continue reading

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The Lunch Bunch: Art is always on the menu

Rip Cronk, Ken Haines, Earl Newman, Bill Siebler, and Vince Zettler sat and talked at a crowded table over burgers and sandwiches last Tuesday at Squirrel’s Tavern in Corvallis. It was the latest iteration of a weekly ritual for the … Continue reading

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Statesman Journal launches new ‘Explore Oregon Podcast’

Buy Photo The Explore Oregon Podcast(Photo: Statesman Journal file)Buy Photo Statesman Journal reporters Zach Urness and David Davis have created a new podcast that brings Oregon’s outdoors to life. The “Explore Oregon Podcast” showcases tips on traveling to our state’s most … Continue reading

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Beverly Beach is busy, but boasts a beautiful slice of the Oregon coast

Earlier this year, we asked readers to pick their favorite Oregon State Parks. Now, we’re headed to the top 15 to check in, bringing back a comprehensive guide to each one. In the early 1930s, Curtis and Florence Christy bought … Continue reading

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Investors Don’t Have To Buy Beachfront Homes To Cash In On Vacation Rentals

Booking platforms like Airbnb and VRBO have made it easier than ever to parlay properties into extra income, especially if they’re near a prime vacation destination, as evidenced by the fact Florida claimed nine spots on Vacasa’s “Insider’s Guide to … Continue reading

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MO’S GIVES BACK: Restaurant to donate school supplies, lockdown shades

It’s not just serving up bowls of clam chowder for the operators and crew of Mo’s Restaurants. The Oregon Coast Mo’s Restaurants are gearing up this week to drop off over $12,000 in school supplies, including 168 Hideaway Helper lockdown … Continue reading

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