Monday May 13
A Tale of Weird, Dumb Luck in Oregon Astronomy
To paraphrase an old clich from dozens of blues songs: if it weren't for weird luck, I'd have no luck at all.
Sun May 12, 2013
Sea mist, views, and fish and chips on the Oregon Coast
Fog hung in a "marine layer" off Cape Perpetua on midcoast Oregon, the warm air from Willamette Valley cooled by the Pacific Ocean.
Sat May 11, 2013
N. Oregon Coast, Cannon Beach Show Features Blues, Folk, Celtic on May 24
The Cannon Beach History Center & Museum is welcoming back Portland musician Robert Richter on Friday May 24th, 2013.
Oregon schools' financial woes aren't all because of PERS
Whether in Hillsboro, The Dalles , Tigard or Seaside , the same scene has played out this spring: disheartening school budget presentations predicting teacher layoffs, shortened school years, school closures and other educational amputations for the coming school year.
Mother's Day Ideas for Oregon Coast: Highlights, Events, Nature
Whether it's a peaceful drive along a dramatic shoreline, a crazed shopping spree, oceanfront places to stay, or a brisk walk or hike along a captivating beach, there is a lot awaiting your mom on the Oregon coast.
Thu May 09, 2013
Restaurants cook up fundraiser to help employee
Walter Chun of Beaverton was a friendly, well-liked cook at two Portland-area restaurants for nearly a dozen years until his life was turned upside-down by a stroke in late February.
Sat May 04, 2013
We took a trip a few years ago to hike and sightsee in Oregon. Along with climbing waterfalls, we traveled along the coast to take in the sights.
Look for Aquarid Meteor Showers Above Oregon, the Coast This Weekend
Chances are quite good for seeing some major meteor shower action on Saturday in Oregon and along the coast, and Sunday night may yield some glimpses in between clouds.
Thu May 02, 2013
ODOT Highway Work, Delays in Oregon Coast Range, Newport, Waldport
ODOT is working with Oregon Parks and Recreation Department and a contractor to remove wind damaged trees that pose a threat to traffic along Highway 18 in the Van Duzer State Scenic Corridor between Grand Ronde and the coast.
The Huffington Post
Executive Travel: America's Best Spring Drives
There's something about spring that makes many of us want to grab our car keys. Maybe it's that the season's longer days mean there's more sunlight to get out and enjoy; maybe it's that the drab winter landscapes are newly ablaze with color.
Wed May 01, 2013
Cannon Beach may lose elemetary school over concerns about money, tsunamis
Cannon Beach Elementary has been operating for more than six decades but it may close after this school year because of budget problems and the fact that it's also in a tsunami zone.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Cannon Beach Elementary faces closure
The Cannon Beach Gazette reports that it costs $8,900 per child to educate Cannon Beach's 80 students.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Port Orford: An artists' enclave on the dramatic southern Oregon coast
Port Orford had on her prettiest frock the weekend I visited. Sunshine coated Battleground Rock with caramel and sparkled upon the seal heads bobbing in the quiet surf.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Oregon Astronomer: Good Time to See Saturn, Rings
An Oregon astronomer says now is a great time to catch Saturn in the skies above Oregon and the Oregon coast, and its rings will be especially visible.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Oregon Coast Spring Surprise: Now is Most Photogenic Time of Year
A little known fact about spring on the coast, especially April, is that this season can yield the best photographs of the whole year.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Highway Projects Near North Oregon Coast, Hwy 6
Look for some more minor delays coming to and from the north Oregon coast on Highway 6 starting this week.
Fri Apr 19, 2013
Major Shooting Stars, Other Phenomena This Weekend Above Oregon, Coast Range
Portland science museum OMSI is talking about the Lyrid Meteor Showers happening this weekend around Oregon, and it's still planning a couple of star parties in the Oregon coast range and the Gorge in spite of what looks to be so-so weather.