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New Paws, New Love: Adopt Dogs Today in newport, OR
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around newport.
Community: Artwork added to Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital collection
A painting created by the late Toledo artist Michael Gibbons now graces a hallway at Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital. The painting joins dozens of other curated original artworks created by local artists that adorns the hospital walls, in a project spearheaded by the PCHD Foundation. Entitled Winter Surf II, the original oil painting was created by the late Michael Gibbons. The nationally known artist made his home in the coastal...
Winter Whale Watch Week returns to the Oregon Coast Dec. 27-31
DEPOE BAY, Ore. (KTVZ) -- Oregon State Parks will once again host Winter Whale Watch Week at 15 sites along the Oregon Coast Wednesday, Dec. 27 to Sunday, Dec. 31. Every year, thousands of gray whales migrate south through Oregon’s waters at the end of December, and state parks invites visitors to the coast to see their journey.
Resolve to Run More at the Newport Resolution Run
What better way to start off a new year than to take an icy plunge into the Pacific Ocean? Ardor Adventures will give you that chance on January 6th, as the Newport Resolution Run & Polar Bear Plunge Half Marathon/10k/5k is back. This race will take place out on Southeast Jetty Way, and all runners will get a chance to take a dip in the ocean to celebrate a race victory at the end.
Flash some green in Seal Rock
Without seeing it in person, it’s hard to picture the staggering amount of lovely holiday decorations created by the elves of the Seal Rock Garden Club for its Holiday Greens Sale. The club is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year and once again offering coastal residents beautiful hand-crafted creations...
Meet your vocal heroes
Get an extra sweet serving of holiday cheer with the Oregon Coast Chapter of Sweet Adelines, International at the Newport 60+ Activity Center this Sunday, Dec. 10. During “Carols, Cookies and Cocoa,” the Sweet Adelines will be joined by two local quartets from the Coastal-Aires: In Progress and What Four.
Large Section of Oregon Coast Back Open to Razor Clamming, Including Tillamook, Lincoln Counties
(Lincoln City, Oregon) – A large and important section of Oregon coast has got its razor clam good times back. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) and Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) found no more harmful levels of a biotoxin in that region. (Lost Creek near Waldport is open to clamming - Oregon Coast Beach Connection)
Discover Authentic Chinese Cuisine at These 4 Newport Hotspots
This article presents a guide to four exceptional Chinese restaurants in Newport. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these places? If yes, we would love to hear your experiences in the comments section below!
Coastal band will perform holiday concert Saturday in Yachats
YACHATS — The Pacific Coast Wind Ensemble will offer its annual holiday band concert at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 at the Yachats Commons. The program will include both religious and secular seasonal pieces traditionally celebrated by Christian, Jewish, Solstice and Kwanzaa traditions. There will also be a carol sing-along.
Only One PNW Restaurant Named to Tripadvisor’s Best of the Best
Tripadvisor awards Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best to restaurants with a high volume of above-and-beyond reviews and opinions from the Tripadvisor community over a 12-month period. Each winner passed Tripadvisors rigorous trust and safety standards. Fewer than 1% of Tripadvisor’s 8 million listings are awarded Best of the...
Amazon opera sure to click with audience
Daniel Catán’s spellbinding, magical masterpiece, “Florencia en el Amazonas,” will be broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera stage to the big screen at the Newport Performing Arts Center this Saturday, Dec. 9. Inspired by the magical realism of Gabriel García Márquez, the enchanting story follows a...
Newport's Culinary Delights: 3 Burger Joints You Can't Miss
In this article, we're going to explore three of the best burgers you can find in Newport. Have you had the chance to taste any of them yet? If the answer is yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Dawn Delights: Exploring Newport's Top 3 Breakfast & Brunch Destinations
In this article, we explore three delightful Breakfast and Brunch spots in Newport. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Two popular coastal campgrounds extend their closure dates
Two large Oregon coastal campgrounds have extended their closure schedules. Bullards Beach, which is north of Bandon, and Beverly Beach, which is north of Newport, will be closed longer than expected because of construction delays. All facilities at Beverly Beach campground will remain closed through July 1, while upgrades are...
As “Maltilda the Musical” wraps up this weekend, nonprofit performance group looks to build for the future
As the Porthole Players’ presentation of “Matilda the Musical” wraps up this weekend, the three-week run also signals a fresh start as the nonprofit’s board looks at ways to breathe new energy into what some feared was a dying company. The play hits the stage for...
Knot to be missed
Take a deep breath, then enter the magical underwater world of the Gypsea Weaver in Rebecca Hooper’s appropriately placed studio in Newport’s Aquarium Village. Hooper's distinctive jellyfish hover over robust doormats and baskets of many shapes, sizes and colors, all made with retired crab line and fishing rope.
Exploring Newport's Delightful Trio: 3 Must-Try Bakeries
In this article, we'll be exploring three exceptional bakeries located in Newport. Have you had the chance to visit any of these delightful spots yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
First things first this holiday season
As winter approaches, the mill town of Toledo sparkles with color along its streets. So too, does the arts community celebrate the changing of the season with its monthly First Weekend celebration, taking place this Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 2 and 3. The Yaquina River Museum of Art will showcase...
This show will grow on you
A new exhibit is blooming at the Newport Visual Arts Center. “Botanical Alchemy,” featuring work by Jennifer Smith opens this Sunday, Dec. 3, with a public reception from 1 to 3 pm, including light refreshments and an artist’s talk at 1:30 pm. Inspired by daily hikes in the...
We promise, Yaga-na love it
The name might mean “ugly” but the wearable art created for the Baba Yaga line definitely is not. Nik, the artist behind Baba Yaga, a Slavic folk tale figure that literally translates as “ugly grandmother,” has created a line of artisan jewelry that is unique, beautiful and enduring.