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I can still remember the first time I drove over one of the beautiful bridges that bejewel the Oregon Coast. A big fan of Art Deco design, I was immediately taken by the clean lines etched in concrete, the antique amber light coverings and the ornate metalwork that I came to learn was the st… Read more

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If you are reading a paper copy of this edition, chances are you are a coastal resident. After a weekend that saw crowds descend on the Oregon Coast despite strong advice to the contrary from the state and federal government, coastal counties and cities took the matter into their own hands, … Read more

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For the past 15 years, Oregon Coast TODAY has enthusiastically encouraged locals and visitors alike to do one thing above all else — get out of the house and connect with coastal culture. Read more

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Registration is now open for the Spring Term of community education classes from Oregon Coast Community College, starting on March 30 and covering everything from car care to classes on mythology’s most powerful goddesses. Read more

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Planning is already underway for the 26th annual Gleneden Beach Independence Day Parade which will return for another memorable celebration on Saturday, July 4. Read more

Kids of all ages are invited to Story Time at the Museum with storyteller Doug Force this Saturday, March 14, in Lincoln City. Read more

An update on salmon fishing prospects will be on offer in Siletz this Tuesday, March 17, when the Siletz Watershed Council holds its spring quarterly meeting. Read more

The much-discussed Green New Deal would be a big deal for the Oregon Coast, and Chuck Willer of the Coast Range Association will explain exactly how big when he visits Lincoln City this Monday, March 16. Read more

Kids of all ages are invited to Story Time at the Museum with storyteller Doug Force this Saturday, March 14, in Lincoln City. Read more

An update on salmon fishing prospects will be on offer in Siletz this Tuesday, March 17, when the Siletz Watershed Council holds its spring quarterly meeting. Read more

The much-discussed Green New Deal would be a big deal for the Oregon Coast, and Chuck Willer of the Coast Range Association will explain exactly how big when he visits Lincoln City this Monday, March 16. Read more

Spaces are still available in Love Lives Forever, a series of classes exploring the concept that connecting with deceased loved ones is possible. Read more

If the approach of St. Patrick's Day has you pondering your Celtic past, the Lincoln County Genealogical Society has the perfect speaker this Saturday, March 7. Read more

A new series of adult art workshops on offer throughout March at the Newport Visual Arts Center will allow students to focus on assemblage, wet felting and wet-on-wet painting. Read more

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Friday the 13th; unlucky for some. But this fateful date brings only good luck to Lincoln City this year, signaling the return of the popular Haunted Taft walking tour. Read more

Elementary school students in Lincoln County School District will use their culinary skills to re-imagine their favorite lunch meal at the 2020 Sodexo Future Chefs Challenge this Saturday, March 7, in Newport. Read more

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Staff at Oregon Coast Community College weren’t sure if they were shooting for the stars when they sought independent accreditation. But now, after six years of hard work, they are ready to party. Read more

Newport Public Library’s Wild Family Wednesday is inviting kids from kindergarten through fifth grade to Spin a Yarn this Wednesday, March 4. Read more

Family Promise of Lincoln County will hold its first A Taste of Art and Wine event on Sunday, March 8, in Lincoln City, offering guests the chance to enjoy a few luxuries while raising funds to help homeless families. Read more

Delicious Hawaiian food, live music and dancing will be on offer this Sunday, March 1, as the parents of the Taft High School Class of 2020 host a community luau to raise funds for grad night. Read more

Vendors interested in showing their wares at the Crafts on the Coast arts and crafts festivals in Yachats are being invited to apply now to secure a spot at the May and November events. Read more

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Artists at the Lincoln City Glass Center will try their hand at a little glass-tivism this Saturday, Feb. 29, when they hold a 15-year anniversary party benefiting the Willamette Valley Cancer Foundation. Read more

The significance of Pacific Northwest tidal wetlands will be the center of debate in Newport on Thursday, March 5, as the From Ridgetop to Reef series of carbon-storage talks continues. Read more

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Fabric arts expert Jan Kenyon will be the guest speaker at the Thursday, March 5, meeting of the Coastal Arts Guild in Newport, sharing details of her visit to study Andean textiles in Peru. Read more

Tickets are now on sale for Celebrate the Bounty of our Bays, the annual gala fund-raiser from Tillamook Estuaries Partnership (TEP), scheduled to take place on Saturday, Feb. 29, in Tillamook. Read more

A Lincoln City handbell expert is offering people the chance to leap into a new hobby this Leap Day, with an introduction to the art of handbell music on Saturday, Feb. 29. Read more

The Oregon Chapter of the American Cetacean Society will take a deep dive into conservation at its Saturday, Feb. 22, meeting before delving even deeper on a field trip to the Sea Lion Caves near Florence. Read more

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Winter on the coast means the Newport Seafood & Wine Festival, quite possibly the most popular annual event on Oregon’s pristine shores. Every year since 1977, the city of Newport draws seafood and wine fans from California and the Pacific Northwest to taste, sample and mingle with local… Read more

Newport Public Library’s “history of” series will continue this Wednesday, Feb. 19, with a presentation from Lisa Blank, PhD., executive director of the Oregon Coast STEM Hub. Read more

Florence newspaper editor and author Ned Hickson will teach a free workshop on memoir and novel writing when the coast chapter of Willamette Writers meets this Sunday, Feb. 16, in Newport. Read more

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Tickets are still available for Sea of Love, a “Valentide” cocktail party benefit for the Olalla Center, taking place on Friday, Feb. 14, at Newport’s Oregon Coast Aquarium. Read more

Lincoln City’s newest farmers market is seeking vendors of farm and food products as well as crafters and artisans to sell their goods at a fresh location this summer. Read more

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The role of beavers in habitat restoration will be up for discussion when the Lower Nehalem Watershed Council welcomes Steve Trask to its Thursday, Feb. 13, meeting in Manzanita. Read more

Hearts and Flowers will fill the lobby of Oregon Coast Community College’s Newport campus this Saturday, Feb. 8, as PFLAG hosts its annual Love is Love Valentine party. Read more

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With Valentine's Day on the horizon, Antique & Collectible Week is inviting couples, singles and even busloads full of treasure hunters to fall in love with Lincoln City. Read more

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There will be devilish goings on at Lincoln City’s North Lincoln County Historical Museum starting this Saturday, Feb. 8, with the opening of the latest exhibit “Devils of North Lincoln County.” Read more

At almost every bay and river crossing along Highway 101, locals and visitors alike are treated to the graceful lines of bridges designed by Conde McCullough. Read more

Registered nurses Stephanie Marshall and Trista Selfridge will take a little bit of the unexpected out of expecting a baby, with a one-day intensive childbirth class scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 16, in Lincoln City. Read more

The Nehalem Valley Historical Society will kick off its new Speaker Series this Saturday, Feb. 8, with “Black in Oregon 1840-1870,” a presentation from Layne Sawyer, reference manager for the Oregon State Archives. Read more

Tickets are now on sale for Pearls of Wisdom, the annual gala fund-raiser from Oregon Coast Community College, offering an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at several degree programs and a lively banquet featuring song and scholarship. Read more

The Little Log Church and Museum in Yachats will present its annual Ceremony of Renewal and Commitment this Valentine’s Day, Friday, Feb. 14. Read more

Lincoln City Cultural Center will say a final farewell to one of its long-serving volunteers on Valentine’s Day weekend, with a brunch and art sale in honor of Lucille Bacon, who died in June. Read more

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Mixed-media artist Maria Esther Sund will be the guest speaker at the Coastal Arts Guild lunch in Newport on Thursday, Feb. 6. Read more

Oregon Coast Community College will launch its new welding program with a ribbon cutting ceremony this Friday, Jan. 31, at Taft High School in Lincoln City. Read more

With its spring season set to start on Thursday, Feb. 6, the Tillamook Community Chorus is on the lookout for people who want to join this “group of friends who love to sing.” Read more

Service providers will gather at Newport’s Church of the Nazarene this Friday, Jan. 31, for the 12th annual Project Homeless Connect. Read more

Longtime disaster-preparedness educator Jim Kusz will return to Oregon Coast Community College in February for another presentation of his popular, two-part class on how to survive everything from wildfires to tsunamis. Read more

The Science Pub series in Pacific City will continue this Thursday, Jan 30, with a presentation on the impacts of marine debris and microplastics from Dorothy Horn, PhD candidate at Portland State University. Read more

A dietary education program in Lincoln City is offering the Holy Grail for health-conscious food lovers — eat more, weigh less. Read more

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Mosaic is an intricate art form, requiring creativity, patience and precision. But even absolute beginners can create treasures with Lincoln City mosaicist Joanne Daschel on hand to bring the pieces together. Read more