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  1. Happy birthday to you, Skinny, 40, harbor seal at Oregon Coast AquariumRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    ... a long term home at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma. She later moved with a few of her exhibit mates to Newport just before the Aquarium opened in May 1992. In her prime, Skinny was the dominant harbor seal in the Aquarium's exhibit. She ...

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  2. Beaver Creek, Seal Rock feature nature's beauty: Wild about Oregon coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    The Oregon coast packs a potent 1-2 punch just six and eight miles south of Newport, at Beaver Creek state natural area and Seal Rock beach. Beaver Creek was added to the Oregon State Park system in 2011, then was later combined with Ona Beach into a newly named park for a former chairman of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Commission, Brian Booth State Park .

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  3. Monster Kite Festival on Central Oregon Coast Gets Even BiggerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Beach Connection

    ... Memorial Day holiday weekend since 2010 One of the Largest Races in Oregon Happens May 30, Central Coast 16th annual Newport Marathon and Half Marathon, happening May 30 in Newport. Newport events Orcas, Their Babies on Oregon Coast, Caught on Video ...

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  4. Yaquina Bay Bridge in Newport, an Oregon architectural icon, celebrated in photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | OregonLive.com

    ... The bridge's main span is 600 feet. NOAA's R/V Bell M. Shimada (center) passes under the Yaquina Bay Bridge in Newport during a community celebration of the NOAA Pacific Operations Center's arrival in 2011. Another classic look at the bridge ...

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  5. Marine Discovery Tours reveal beauty of Pacific Ocean: Wild about Oregon coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | OregonLive.com

    ... The largest tour boat on the Oregon coast is the Discovery, operated for 21 years by Marine Discovery Tours from the Newport Bayfront . The Pacific Ocean off the Oregon coast is not something to trifle with, so Marine Discovery Tours also cruises ...

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  6. A Cross-Country Statistical Ag TourRead the original story

    Monday May 25 | Progressive Farmer

    A cross-country drive is an opportunity to do some Ag Geography 101 homework. We make the trek from Washington, DC, to Newport, Oregon, twice a year -- west in the spring, east in the fall.

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  7. Oregon Coast Aquarium shows off denziens of the deep: Wild about Oregon coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | OregonLive.com

    Wild things entertain visitors to the Oregon Coast Aquarium, the best place to see and learn about the birds, fish and other animals that inhabit Oregon's Pacific shore. Located in the South Beach neighborhood of Newport, the aquarium is the anchor tourist attraction of Lincoln County and is right up there with the best things for visitors to do in the state.

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  8. Oregon, Coastal Travel Advice: Gas Prices Up for Holiday WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Beach Connection

    ... Memorial Day holiday weekend since 2010 One of the Largest Races in Oregon Happens May 30, Central Coast 16th annual Newport Marathon and Half Marathon, happening May 30 in Newport. Newport events Orcas, Their Babies on Oregon Coast, Caught on Video ...

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  9. One of the Largest Races in Oregon Happens May 30, Central CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Beach Connection

    Published 05/20/2015 at 5:10 PM PDT - Updated 05/20/2015 at 6:06 PM PDT By Oregon Coast Beach Connection staff The answer is the 16th annual Newport Marathon and Half Marathon, happening May 30 in the central Oregon coast resort town, taking place along side streets, the Historic Bayfront and areas with ocean views. Some 1,250 runners take part, with 1,000 in the marathon and another 250 in the half marathon portion.

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  10. Chimney fire damages Salishan Spa and Golf Resort roof and lodgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | OregonLive.com

    ... posted a chronology of the response by fire crews, which included mutual aid from the Lincoln City and Newport fire departments and North Lincoln Fire & Rescue. Wednesday's fire was the second in two months at the resort. On March 7, a small fire ...

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  11. Lincoln City historical photos bring back memories of innocent times on Oregon coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | OregonLive.com

    It can be challenging to get a feel for Lincoln City , which stretches seven miles along the Pacific Coast Highway, 88 miles southwest of Portland. Lincoln City doesn't have the history of Astoria, the concentrated family fun zone of Seaside, the artsy class of Cannon Beach or the nautical appeal of Newport.

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  12. Oregon Coast Aquarium Looks to Future, Honors PastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Beach Connection

    ... that allowed us to once again thrive and continue being in the forefront of ocean stewardship." Collson, a lifelong Newport resident, described his work with the nonprofit as a service to his hometown. "It's about the Aquarium, but it's also about ...

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  13. Seismic 'Time Bombs' Around Earth Predicted by Oregon Coast ScientistRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Beach Connection

    A geologist from the Oregon coast has made some landmark discoveries and predictions about earthquakes around the world, and will soon be publishing more findings in a book. Robert Yeats, who works out of Newport's Hatfield Marine Science Center and Oregon State University in Corvallis, has in the past made some remarkable calls about where large earthqakes could hit something Hatfield scientists are becoming known for after they recently pinpointed sea floor volcanic eruptions off the Oregon coast.

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  14. Jamaica Crist of Jamaica's Cakes likes a good Girl Scout cookie tooRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | Los Angeles Times

    ... ( Jenn Harris ) Crist says she fell in love with cooking when her mom opened a cafe, the now-closed Cafe Diva in Newport, Ore. After working at the Sweet Life, a bakery in Eugene, Ore., she was hooked on pastries and cakes. Now, at Jamaica's Cakes, ...

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  15. Central Oregon Coast Bird Opps Include Field Trip, Bird CountRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Beach Connection

    Are there not enough coastal birds in your life? Three events in Newport and Yachats will fill that need in May. One allows you to help keep count of Oystercatchers on the coast, one is a birding field trip and another is a fabulous presentation. . Oregon Marine Reserve Partnership and CoastWatch will be hosting a black oystercatcher training for everyone interested on May 8 at 4 pm at the Yachats Commons in Yachats.

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  16. Research shows Pacific cod can withstand warming better than Arctic codRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | Homer News

    Arctic cod are proving highly susceptible to warming ocean temperatures, but the good news is that Pacific cod, the kind caught commercially in pots and trawls around Alaska, not so much. A NOAA lab in Newport, Ore., is reportedly the first to successfully spawn Arctic cod in captivity, and the resulting science has shown that the species has a very narrow window of temperature viability.

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  17. Solomon Islands dolphin hunts cast spotlight on small cetacean survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Science Daily

    ... by the International Whaling Commission," added Baker, who works out of OSU's Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, Ore. "But there is no international or inter-governmental organization to set quotas or provide management advice for hunting ...

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  18. Watt Final OrderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | JD Supra

    In November 2006, debtors took out a loan, in the amount of $296,940, to purchase a second residence in Newport, Oregon , which is one of eighteen townhouse units within a planned community that is subject to a series of covenants and restrictions enforced by Meritage Homeowners' Association . Excerpt of Record 19-48, 70. Pursuant to this transaction, debtors executed a promissory note in favor of Mortgage Trust, Inc. .

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  19. Correction: Arctic Cod storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... They loaded the cod into small, breathable bags and flew them to the Alaska Fisheries Science Center laboratory in Newport, Oregon. The lab is set up to chill natural seawater from the Pacific. They tried again and successfully hatched Arctic cod in ...

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  20. Famed Tall Ships Dock at Oregon Coast TownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Beach Connection

    You may have seen them on TV, like Star Trek or Pirates of the Caribbean. Or maybe you've seen the towering masts hovering over Oregon coast bays in Newport, Astoria or Coos Bay.

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