Category Archives: Oregon Coast Vacation

The only four sheet cakes you’ll ever need for entertaining

Someone asks you to bring a dessert to a block party, birthday or barbecue. Or you’re heading out of town for a weekend getaway. Or you just need something to keep all the kids happy on a Saturday night. There’s … Continue reading

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Instagram Bloggers Face 10 Years Imprisonment in Iran for Flying Drone Without Permission

A couple who quit their jobs to go travel blogging have had their dream trip descend into a nightmare, after being detained in an Iranian jail. They are now facing up to ten years in prison after they flew a … Continue reading

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Fall foliage map 2019: Trip ideas for leaf-peeping

The heat may still feel relentless in your town, but rest assured, fall is coming. Sweltering temperatures won’t stop you from dreaming in flannel. People posting “hot girl summer” photos can’t prevent the onslaught of pumpkin-spice-everything. Whether you’re ready for … Continue reading

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Water Under the Bridge: Sept. 17, 2019 | Water Under The Bridge

10 years ago this week — 2009 A lot is written about how car manufacturers don’t make cars that Americans want. If you were in downtown Seaside over the weekend you might think that there has never been a car … Continue reading

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The Littoral Life: Flight of the Yo-Yo’s

By Dan Haag Life’s cruelest truth is that every vacation must eventually end. It happens to all of us, that dreaded return to reality. I see it at the end of every summer on countless faces. Such was my predicament … Continue reading

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Oregon road trip: the best stops on the wild Pacific Coast

For culturally curious yet nature-loving travellers, the holy grail of holidays combines a few days of urban thrills and creative inspiration with beautiful natural surroundings and opportunities for adventure. Happily, the state of Oregon is famed for delivering some of America’s … Continue reading

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MEMORY TRACKS: The Diary of a Depot – Introduction & Chapter 1

EDITOR’S NOTE: A familiar name to Pioneer readers, Virginia Prowell has share her delightful poems with us for the last few years. Recently, Don Best shared a copy of Virginia’s book “Memory Tracks: The Diary of a Depot”. First published … Continue reading

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AAA Expects Labor Day Weekend Traffic to Peak Friday, Monday Afternoon

Drivers can expect the usually clogged roadways bookending Labor Day weekend, with congestion peaking on Friday and again Monday afternoon when most drivers start and end their weekend getaway, according to analyses conducted by the American Automobile Association.  Marie Dodds, … Continue reading

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Hurricane’s Dorian’s beeline past North Carolina will leave wild horses to ride it out, ‘butt to the wind’

The hurricane with no name threshed across the Atlantic coast in mid-September 1713, ripping at tobacco crops and sending panicked colonists inland, where the storm’s destructive power found them. “Ships were drove from their anchors far within land, particularly a … Continue reading

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Lincoln City 2019 Fall Kite Festival on the Oregon Coast

Fall colors in the form of big show kites, will zoom onto the beach and take to the skies at the D River State Recreation Site, October 5-6. The Lincoln City Fall Kite Festival is an annual vacation tradition for … Continue reading

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