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  1. Water Warning for Oregon Coast's Nye Beach; Traffic Closures Hwy 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Beach Connection

    One popular beach on the central Oregon coast is now under a water warning due to high bacteria levels, and the large-scale construction project on the route to Newport will be seeing some overnight closures. The Oregon Health Authority issued a public health advisory today for Nye Beach in Newport saying they had found higher than normal levels of bacteria in the ocean waters around the area.

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  2. Get Ready for Second Summer on Oregon Coast: Warmest Through OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | Beach Connection

    ... Day but now they're not as much as before the early 2000's. In fact, larger towns like Seaside, Cannon Beach or Newport don't drop much - if at all - until the end of September. Once you get to early October, then crowds and lodging prices really ...

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  3. Total Solar Eclipse in One Year Gives Oregon Coast Extra TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | Beach Connection

    ... Lincoln City) will have the most time in darkness in this region with one minute and 58 seconds of eclipse time. Newport and Lincoln City will also get to see the moon totally blocking the sun, as well as Salem, Dallas, Albany, Corvallis, Lebanon, ...

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  4. The Crazy, Hazy Tale of a Spectacular Oregon Coast Real Estate FailureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | Beach Connection

    These days, it's a pleasant if not mysterious and crusty tourist attraction on the central Oregon coast, one that's part castle-like ruins and part lovely viewpoint. Splattered in graffiti on its battered, broken concrete walls, the remains of this condo construct-gone-awry sit next to a parking lot at the end of NW 11th in Newport, not far from the buzz of Nye Beach.

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  5. Oregon Coast Scientist: Quakes More Frequent in Pacific NW WatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | Beach Connection

    New evidence is pointing to more frequent earthquakes along the Cascadia Subduction Zone than previously thought, and an increased chance the big one expected to hit the Oregon coast will come sooner. The new findings come from scientists working out of Camosun College in British Columbia and Instituto Andaluz de Ciencias de la Tierra in Spain, as well as Oregon State University and its Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport.

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  6. Historic Ship Propeller Joins Central Oregon Coast Museum's LandscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | Beach Connection

    After more than two years of brainstorming, planning, fundraising, negotiating, engineering, fabricating and permitting, a solid steel,14-foot diameter, 7-ton propeller has found its home at Newport's Pacific Maritime Heritage Center. After lying in a watery grave for decades on the central Oregon coast, it is now installed where the old Smuggler's Cove waterwheel once stood across from Port Dock 5. This unique project posed a very long check list of challenges, not the least of which was that no one involved had experience installing a 7-ton propeller on a stand, say museum organizers.

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  7. Oregon Coast History Museums Raise Part of Ship, Examine Privacy IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Beach Connection

    Is privacy still a normal expectation in the U.S.? What does it take to raise part of a World War II battleship? And how can you help out one history museum? Two history museums on the Oregon coast are wrestling with these right now, with one putting on a special event in July. . On the central Oregon coast, Newport's Pacific Maritime Heritage Center is looking to raise a seven-ton ship propeller from the deep and about $45,000 for another project.

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  8. Oregon Coast Closures Coming: Razor Clamming, Highway 20 OvernightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Beach Connection

    Razor clamming will close this Friday along the last 18 miles of the north Oregon coast, and some highway closures will soon begin on the central Oregon coast east of Newport. ODFW says this has been a record-setting for razor clamming on the north Oregon coast, at Clatsop beaches .

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  9. Central Oregon Coast Program Helps You Buy the Freshest SeafoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Beach Connection

    Shop on the Dock returns to the central Oregon coast town of Newport this summer, starting on July 15 and running through August. The program, set up by Oregon Sea Grant, is one of seafood education and shopping, teaching people how to get the best deals on the freshest seafood right on the commercial fishing docks of Newport.

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  10. Best Seats in the House: Four Incredible Oregon Coast BenchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | Beach Connection

    ... Scenic Viewpoint is essentially a set of cliffs that zig-zag along this part of the central Oregon coast between Newport and Depoe Bay, with basalt bluffs that cause the waves to batter on a consistent basis. Yet the viewpoints here are high enough ...

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  11. Secret Garden Tour and More Photo Hiking Clinics on Central Oregon CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Beach Connection

    More delightful ways of enjoying the summer on the Oregon coast are happening soon, with the Secret Garden Tour of Otter Rock and more hiking / photography clinics happening in Lincoln City. . The 13th annual Secret Garden Tour of the Otter Rock area is coming up on June 26, from 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. The event supports the Samaritan House Homeless Family Shelter, and it showcases 11 gardens in the charming community of Otter Rock, just north of Newport at Cape Foulweather.

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  12. Oregon Coast Citizen Science Day and Talk on Tsunami DebrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Beach Connection

    The weekend of June 24 and 25 will be a special weekend on the central Oregon coast that's entirely devoted to the Otter Rock Marine Reserve and the citizen science that goes on there through CoastWatch. It includes guided walks, a talk on tsunami debris and various demonstrations at the site, which is close to Depoe Bay and Newport.

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  13. Oregon Coast Lodging News: Latest in Pacific City, Newport, Depoe BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Beach Connection

    ... and additions to the vacation rentals, hotels and motels in the region. (Above: new rooms at Inn at Nye Beach, Newport). In Newport, the Inn at Nye Beach began a massive 18-room expansion late last year, and it's getting close to opening. You'll ...

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  14. Right Now on Oregon Coast: Weird Crabs, Bird Walks, WhalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Beach Connection

    It's all fun and fascinating right now on the Oregon coast, with a nice variety of birding events, bird drama at Oceanside, whale watching, and some funky lil' crabs showing up. . On Thursday, June 16, there will be a talk in Newport on the Birds and Wildlife of East Africa presented by Anne Sigleo.

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  15. Big Music Fests on Central Oregon Coast: Classical in Yachats, Judy CollinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Beach Connection

    Two big musical moments are coming to the central coast of Oregon. One massive feast of classical happens in the tiny town of Yachats, while the slightly bigger burgh of Newport welcomes '70s pop legend Judy Collins.

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  16. New on Oregon Coast: Free Camping, Brew Pub, Summer HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Beach Connection

    ... these include Fort Stevens State Park near Astoria, Cape Lookout State Park near Oceanside and Beverly Beach at Newport, among many others. Parks throughout the state will host activities including guided hikes that day, along with open houses, ...

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  17. Central Oregon Coast Features Surfing Day for Youth, Outdoor MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Beach Connection

    The Otter Rock n Roll Youth Surf and Beach Cleanup Challenge is coming up again in the Newport area, while the little town of Toledo gets busy with some events in June. . Look for the 8th annual Otter Rock n Roll Youth Surf and Beach Cleanup Challenge, in celebration of International Surfing Day on June 18. Observed globally, International Surfing Day celebrates the sport of surfing and helps raise awareness about issues facing our ocean, waves and beaches.

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  18. Newport Marathon Brings in Thousands to Central Oregon CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Beach Connection

    June 4 is when thousands smother the streets of Newport for Oregon's largest-yet-unknown sports event: the 17th annual Newport Marathon and Half Marathon. It brings over 1,1000 runners to this part of the central Oregon coast and between 3,000 and 4,000 fans, spread over miles of a coastline course that includes the "haunted lighthouse" at Yaquina Bay, through fields, picturesque neighborhoods and along the working fishing village of the Bayfront district.

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  19. Oregon Coast Summer Science Workshop in July; Science Diversity Seminar SoonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Beach Connection

    Two events on the central Oregon coast during the summer have science in mind, looking at them from two distinctively but fascinating ways. One, at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport looks at a need for a more diverse workforce in the fields of science.

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  20. Raucous Bike Race Draws 100's on Central Oregon CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Beach Connection

    If rushing around in mud at high speeds is your thing - or just watching it happen - then one bike race this weekend on the central Oregon coast is your ticket. Newport hosts the 2016 Coast Hills Classic Mountain Bike Race on May 14, a now-annual event that continues to turn heads in the sports world with its wild courses.

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