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All-terrain wheelchair bringing Medford man outdoors

Casey Moore’s withered right hand pushes the small joystick that thrusts a special wheelchair down a TouVelle State Park trail, with the chair’s tracks carrying him over rocks and thick grass. “It feels like I’m driving a mini tank,” Moore … Continue reading

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What is Beneath N. Oregon Coast’s Seaside? Trippy Geologic Answer

What is Beneath N. Oregon Coast’s Seaside? Trippy Geologic Answer Published 05/18/2018 at 5:25 AM PDT By Oregon Coast Beach Connection Staff (Seaside, Oregon) – Have you ever looked around the north Oregon coast town of Seaside and wondered: what … Continue reading

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Newport goes to pot

A vast selection of plants specially nurtured to withstand the coastal fog will be on sale in Newport this Saturday, May 19, at the annual plant sale from Lincoln County Master Gardeners. The sale will see the Lincoln County Commons … Continue reading

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Yachats Pride Fest Livens Up Central Oregon Coast for Second Year

Yachats Pride Fest Livens Up Central Oregon Coast for Second Year Published 05/17/2018 at 5:25 PM PDT By Oregon Coast Beach Connection Staff (Yachats, Oregon) – The central Oregon coast town of Yachats will be the center of fun and … Continue reading

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Two Shot At Apartment In Newport

Newport, Oregon – Two people were shot at apartments in Newport on the Oregon coast after a neighborhood dispute. Oregon State police and SWAT surrounded the apartment building. 59-year-old Franklin Tomes refused to come out of his apartment. That’s when SWAT and … Continue reading

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Be yourself, with “Bi-”

Photo by Russell J Young A play that challenges the binary nature of human identity will be on offer at the Newport Performing Arts Center on Thursday, May 24. Presented as part of the ongoing Williams Lecture Series, “Bi-” is … Continue reading

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Seeing Stars on the Oregon Coast Above – and Below – This Week

Seeing Stars on the Oregon Coast Above – and Below – This Week Published 05/16/2018 at 5:15 AM PDT By Oregon Coast Beach Connection Staff (Manzanita, Oregon) – This week is action-packed with intense nature fun on and near the … Continue reading

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Canvas the area

Victoria McComie painting in her oceanview studio Laurie Carlson at work on the beach By Gretchen Ammerman For the TODAY The list of things that make us feel good seems weighted pretty heavily on the side of things that aren’t … Continue reading

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Teak a look at these

The Port of Toledo’s trio of Teak Ladies will make what is likely their first joint voyage in 60 years this Saturday, May 19, sailing up the Yaquina River from Newport to Toledo. The boats will arrive at Dock 3 … Continue reading

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Trash-walkers wanted

Lovers of Oregon’s public beaches tend to finish their ocean-side outings with their lungs full of fresh air, their hearts full of hope and — more often than not — their pockets full of trash. And the Surfrider group is … Continue reading

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