NEWPORT, Outdoor

Otter Rock and Roll Surf Contest

Cowabunga dude! Young surfers of all ages and levels, from beginners to advanced, are invited to compete in the Otter Rock and Roll Surf Contest on June 15 at Devil’s Punch Bowl State Park in Otter Rock. The youth surf contest, held annually on International Surfing Day, is meant to […]

Outdoor, Wildlife

They’re Cute—But Not Abandoned

It’s that time of year again: Seal pups are appearing on beaches along the Oregon coast. Though they may appear to be abandoned, most of the time they are just resting and waiting for mom. Beachgoers are asked to stifle their desire to assist these animals in some way, and […]

Food, History, Outdoor, Shopping, Travel

48 Hours in Amazing Newport

Enjoy the bustling Bayfront, a marine discovery adventure, beautiful beaches, and of course the Aquarium. You’ll also find more great shopping and dining than you can fit in a weekend! STORY BY GAIL OBERST When my mother was born in Newport in 1937, the Yaquina Bay Bridge had just been […]