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Southern Oregon Coast Pride Day

A Nae Nae, of Portland, performs Saturday during a Southern Oregon Coast Pride day that included a drag show at Shark Bite’s Cafe. …read more at https://theworldlink.com/multimedia/southern-oregon-coast-pride-day/collection_ded706ab-a759-5419-9957-ba33fc56c20e.html

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Grant’s Getaways: Kite Festival

ROCKAWAY BEACH, Ore. — There’s a high-flying reason to visit the Oregon Coast this weekend! Kite flyers from across the country are landing in Tillamook County’s Rockaway Beach to show off their talents and their kites. I joined a local … Continue reading

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How To Clean Sand: Volunteers Take On Microplastics At Oregon …

Valerie Schockelt (left) and Kerry Lyons use a microplastics filtration device to filter sand on Cannon Beach with iconic Haystack Rock in the background. Joseph Winters, OPB/EarthFix How do you clean all the sand on a beach? A group of volunteers didn’t … Continue reading

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Young salmon shark spotted on Oregon Coast

NEWPORT, Ore. — People have been reporting juvenile salmon sharks washing up along the West Coast. Recently one was found at Nye beach in Newport. Oregon Coast Aquarium Director of Animal Husbandry Jim Burke says this often happens in late … Continue reading

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Visitor volume is down on the coast

The Associated Press ASTORIA — The number of visitors staying in a hotel or rental home on the Oregon Coast dipped slightly last year, but overall spending grew to nearly $2 billion. But many hotel operators have not felt the … Continue reading

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Young salmon shark spotted on Oregon Coast | kgw.com

NEWPORT, Ore. — People have been reporting juvenile salmon sharks washing up along the West Coast. Recently one was found at Nye beach in Newport. Oregon Coast Aquarium Director of Animal Husbandry Jim Burke says this often happens in late … Continue reading

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Feathering the nest

The Village Scoop sits in pride of place outside the remodeled restaurant <!– More Info –> Rhythm and chews Seats are still available for An Evening with Aaron Meyer, a combination of gourmet food and breathtaking music, set for Thursday, … Continue reading

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Tell them (where) to take a hike

Local hiking options include the Gerdemann Botanical Garden in Yachats Adventures on the Oregon Coast, throughout the state and even abroad will be on the agenda when the Newport 60+ Activity Center ponders its 2019 lineup of trips and hikes … Continue reading

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Fun: with strings attached

By Ann Powers The next time someone tells you to “Go fly a kite!” don’t take it personally, just take their advice. And you’ll have your chance at the 41st Annual Rockaway Beach Kite and Art Festival, running from Friday, … Continue reading

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Oregon Coast Visitor Volume Down Slightly But Spending Is Up – OPB

The number of visitors staying in a hotel or rental home on the Oregon Coast dipped slightly last year, but overall spending grew to nearly $2 billion. Many hotel operators have not felt the slight decline, however, and say that 2017 … Continue reading

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