Category Archives: Oregon Coast Things To Do

BBQ restaurant rebuilds from the ashes, strangers donate $28K to military family

Three Salem, Oregon-area restaurants suffered fires this summer, but one was particularly devastating. It reduced Squatchy’s BBQ, a food trailer opened by a U.S. Army veteran less than a year earlier, to a hunk of twisted metal. Nothing was salvageable. But an outpouring … Continue reading

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14 years later, oil still spewing from sunken Gulf platform

(CNN) – In 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil tragedy commanded the nation’s attention for months. Eleven lives were lost and communities around the Gulf of Mexico ground to a halt under hundreds of millions of gallons of oil. Yet, lurking … Continue reading

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A Ramen and Whiskey Festival, Laura Gibson and 9 Other Things to Do and See in Portland Oct. 31-Nov. 5

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Meet Oregon’s new director of outdoor recreation

Cailin O’Brien-Feeney was hired recently as the director of Oregon’s Office of Outdoor Recreation(Photo: OPRD) Cailin O’Brien-Feeney understands the size of the job before him. The 34-year-old was hired last June to build Oregon’s newly created Office of Outdoor Recreation … Continue reading

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Free October Events at Pasadena Senior Center

There is something for everyone in October at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St. You do not have to be a member to attend. Some events require advance reservations as noted. A Matter of Balance – Tuesdays, Oct. … Continue reading

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The Best Hikes Within Two Hours of Portland

Lower Macleay to Pittock Mansion Distance from Portland: 3 milesDifficulty: 6Best for: Peace and quiet amidst the bustle of the big city, Instagrammable views of Portland and Mount Hood Boasting 5,100 acres of lush second growth forest only 3 miles … Continue reading

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Tim King, author of ‘Haunted Salem, Oregon,’ shares top three spooky locations

CLOSE Are you a horror movie buff looking to bone up on some Halloween film trivia? Here are some horror movies you may not have known were based on novels. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story. Buzz60 Buy Photo Tour … Continue reading

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Two Local Women Launch a Website for Traveling Families

Submitted by Travel with Monsters Two local women have launched a new travel website called Travel with Monsters aimed at family travel tips and destinations around the world. While the articles will include plenty of adventures to far-flung places, it … Continue reading

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Famous steam locomotive offering additional excursion Sept. 30

The Oregon Coast Crawler will take 120 passengers on an eight-hour train ride along the Northern Oregon Coastline Saturday, Sept. 29.(Photo: Courtesy of Oregon Coast Crawler) Due to popular demand, Rail Center, LLC, has added a second excursion to their agenda. The Oregon Coast Crawler will now depart … Continue reading

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Today in History – Midland Reporter

Today in History Today is Sunday, Sept. 9, the 252nd day of 2018. There are 113 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 9, 1850, California…read more at https://www.mrt.com/news/crime/article/Today-in-History-13215610.php

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