Archive for June, 2013

  1. Heceta Head Lighthouse Re-Opens

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / June 24, 2013

    The iconic Heceta Head Lighthouse is open again after two years of restoration. The official unveiling happened Saturday, June 8, when the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) welcomed a group of nearly 100 supporters to Heceta Head State Scenic Viewpoint to celebrate the reopening. Many of those in attendance were involved in the restoration work. The lighthouse had been closed since August of 2011.…

  2. Three Cheers For Wonderful Beers

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / June 21, 2013

    Seaside Brewing Co. has been open less than a year, and already they have chalked up a win with their People’s Choice award for Best Beer at the 2013 Pouring at the Coast.  With 32 entrants, their Black Dynamite Extra Stout on Nitro stood out against brew giants such as Deschutes Brewery, Rogue Ales, McMenamins, and Pelican Pub and Brewery just to name a few. …

  3. Something Of Note

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / June 19, 2013

      The Oregon Coast is not considered metropolitan by any means, but do not be under the illusion that its residents have forsaken their patronage of the arts.  From watercolors, oils and other assorted mediums, to dance and theater, each community offers up an amazing array of talents and abilities.  Likewise, music in its many forms dots the yearly calendar, but during the summer time…

  4. Where The Birds Are…

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / June 13, 2013

      It was late afternoon when we arrived at Overleaf Lodge in Yachats, just in time to walk along the 804 trail as the sun sank in spectacular glory behind a bank of retreating clouds. We saw hundreds of gulls, of course, and out on the rocks the bright orange legs and beak of an oystercatcher caught our eye. Further along, several people stared out…

  5. A Pinni-Whaaa?

    Posted by The Oregon Coast / June 6, 2013

        The Oregon Coast Aquarium recently unveiled their new and improved Pinniped Exhibit, which is home to the Harbor seals and California sea lions, in late April of 2013. Recognizing the importance of upgrading and improving this area, the $500,000 project was a joint effort of the Aquarium, the City of Newport and many donors and members who understood the value of providing quality…

  6. Netul River/South Slough Loop Trail

    Posted by Outdoor Project Contributor Tyson Gillard / June 6, 2013

  7. Fort Clatsop

    Posted by Outdoor Project Contributor Tyson Gillard / June 6, 2013