Monday Jul 7
Argument turns into machete-AK-47 fight in Ore.
NEWPORT, Ore. An argument between two men escalated into a sword-fight, of sorts, with a machete and an AK-47 rifle in Newport Sunday, police said.
Boat capsizes off Newport; three rescued
Two boat crews responded quickly Wednesday after the commanding officer of the Coast Guard station at Yaquina Bay saw the boat flip after it was hit by the wake of a passing vessel.
Genealogy Query - Baby Girl McGee : McGee
ISO Baby Girl McGee DOB: 1/5/73 born in Newport, Oregon. Your possible name was either Lauralynn or Laura lynn but you were mainly known as Baby Girl McGee.
Spectacular Live Squid Encounter on Oregon Coast
One little boat and one really big squid encountered each other Saturday on the central Oregon coast.
Central Oregon Coast Camps Drop Some Serious Science
The Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport is offering up a host of science summer camps for kids and adults in July, guaranteed to tickle the intellect in a fun and hands-on way.
Newport Notes: Fishing, Farming and GMO Labeling
It was, the anthropologists tell us, a transformational moment -- the beginnings of civilization, really -- when our ancient ancestors started growing food.
Arts and Entertainment
Poet and essayist Joe Wilkins will give a talk about his work starting at 7 p.m. June 21 at the Newport Visual Arts Center, 777 N.W. Beach Drive in Newport, Ore.
Oregon coast offers 'tourist traps,' er, roadside attractions, with best of them; right, T-rex?
Remember the roadside attractions of the 1950s, when dad and mom piled the kids into the station wagon and set off exploring America? Bu those types of attractions are still out there, and many people long for the nostalgia of the experience after seeing something about them on TV or reading about them in books .