Category Archives: Oregon Coast Things To Do

Bond Street in Astoria reopens to two-way traffic

Do you suffer flashbacks of summer traffic snarls every time you drive through Uniontown on Marine Drive? Good news: Bond Street is open to two-way traffic again. Merry Christmas. The street, which provides an alternative east-west connector through the city, … Continue reading

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Annual Agate Festival in Yachats this weekend

Jan. 19, 2019 — The picturesque coastal town of Yachats, Oregon is gearing up for its “Eighth Ever” Agate Festival, to be held Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 19 and 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the weekend of the … Continue reading

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State plans to consider orcas when setting 2019 fishing seasons

OLYMPIA — The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission voted last week in support of fishery managers’ plans to consider the dietary needs of endangered orcas when they set this year’s salmon-fishing seasons. At this point, it remains unknown exactly what … Continue reading

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Volunteer Notes: Dec. 28, 2018 | Community

4-H — Looking for 4-H leaders. For information, call Sandra Carlson at the Oregon State University Extension at 503-325-8573. American Red Cross — Needs registration volunteers (donor ambassadors) in Clatsop County to provide customer service and enhance the blood donor … Continue reading

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Annual Agate Festival returns to Yachats this weekend

Jan. 16, 2019 — The picturesque coastal town of Yachats, Oregon is gearing up for its “Eighth Ever” Agate Festival, to be held Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 19 and 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the weekend of the … Continue reading

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Top 10: What’s coming up on the entertainment scene in and around Ventura County

Tony Award nominee Sharon McNight is bringing her one-woman show, “Red Hot Mama – the Sophie Tucker Songbook” to Ventura. (Photo: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO) Here’s what’s happening over the next few days on the Ventura County entertainment scene: “Red Hot Mama – … Continue reading

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Oregon gets a new playbook for responding to a Cascadia earthquake, tsunami

CLOSE Andrew Phelps of the state Office of Emergency Management talks about the state’s planned response to a Cascadia earthquake. Ben Botkin, Statesman Journal Stan Thomas, an Oregon state administrator with the Oregon Department of Human Services and Oregon Health … Continue reading

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9 Can’t-miss Points of Interest in Oregon

There are countless opportunities for travelers to enjoy the wild outdoors in the Pacific Northwest state of Oregon. After all, the state is home to acres of untamed evergreen, glacial lakes, and a rugged, windswept coastline. But visitors exploring the Beaver … Continue reading

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The Scenic Cape Kiwanda Should Be On Your Bucket List

Photo by Darrell Wyatt via Flickr CC2. Beautiful and treacherous, scenic and well worth the trip, Cape Kiwanda on the Oregon coast is a stunning place to add to your bucket list.  From fishing to sand boarding, whale watching to … Continue reading

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Looking for plans? Here are five things coming to Salem this weekend

The Trail Band will perform for the last time at the Elsinore after more than 20 years, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13.(Photo: Courtesy Elsinore Theatre) Lots of music and theater coming to Salem this weekend; here are some things to do … Continue reading

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