Category Archives: Oregon Coast News

How the Northwest can learn from Indonesia’s deadly 2018 quake

The Oregon Coast Range is of particular interest to researchers because of the vulnerability to landslides of the highways that connect the Pacific Coast with cities in the I-5 corridor. Those highways through the Coast Range would be lifelines to … Continue reading

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Chamber orchestra to give free concert

The renowned Willamette University Chamber Orchestra of Salem will be performing on Friday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the Newport Performing Arts Center. Members of the chamber orchestra are the guest collegiate artists participating in the third annual Oregon … Continue reading

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Artifacts looted from Lewis and Clark historical park near Astoria

ASTORIA — The National Park Service is investigating the looting of an archaeological site at Lewis and Clark National Historical Park. The Daily Astorian reported Thursday that artifacts were unearthed near the Netul River Trail on the south end of … Continue reading

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Health authorities investigate after kids’ blood test high for carbon monoxide on Oregon coast

WALDPORT, OR (KPTV) – Health authorities are investigating after kids who attend an elementary school on the Oregon coast were tested and found to have higher than normal levels of carbon monoxide in their blood stream. According to the Lincoln … Continue reading

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More halibut may be had

SALEM — Oregon halibut fishermen could get a nearly 20 percent boost in flatfish for the 2019 season according to a proposal before the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, which meets today (April 19) in St. Helens. The commission, which … Continue reading

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Salvage artist has exhibit in Newport

The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts welcomes Wenda Vorce for an exhibition of her found-object works in the Coastal Oregon Visual Artists Showcase (COVAS) at the Newport Visual Arts Center. Vorce’s exhibit, “Astoria Regatta,” which runs through May 25, … Continue reading

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Underwater robotics in Lincoln City

About 150 students in Oregon and Washington from elementary school through college will compete in Lincoln City on Saturday, April 20, in an underwater robotics contest that tests their engineering and problem-solving skills. The 27 teams, which hail from 13 … Continue reading

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Calling all photographers from Lincoln County

The Newport Symphony Orchestra invites residents of the central Oregon coast to participate in its “Coastal Vistas” concert by submitting photographs of the region, which will be incorporated into its concert in September. The photos will be displayed on screens … Continue reading

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Earth Day Climate Fair set in Newport

In honor of Earth Day, 350 Oregon Central Coast and Citizens’ Climate Lobby are sponsoring a celebration event with five speakers, plus six organizations that will have informational tables at the event. The gathering will be held from 6:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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Third annual Oregon Coast Youth Symphony Festival

Five Oregon high school string orchestras will be descending on Newport for four days of live community youth symphony concerts, creative workshops, clinics to instill a drive for excellence and to inspire Oregon classical music students to be musicians for … Continue reading

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