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    Be There Ghosts Here?

    Who doesn't love a good story? But is the tale of the female wraith said to wander the historic Yaquina Bay Lighthouse in Newport true... or just a big misunderstanding?

  • Fishing for Life

    Newport's one of the few communities on the Oregon Coast with a working bay front where visitors can see the various fisheries at work. Learn how fish and shellfish have been an important commodity for this community by the bay for centuries.

  • Gleneden Beach

    This small, picturesque beach on Oregon's Central Coast is perfect for beachcombers and photographers. It's also a well-known haul out area for California Sea Lions and Harbor Seals.

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    Bringing Back the Bay

    Used for fishing, timber and cattle grazing in decades past, the Siletz Bay slowly fell into ruin. Learn about a large-scale reclamation program brought back native species and is slowly returning the bay to its natural state.

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    Devil's Lake

    An excellent example of a coastal area lake, Devil's Lake is a haven for wildlife and nature lovers.

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    Catastrophe! January 26, 1700

    Oregon is in a geologically active area of the world, and that can mean earthquake and tsunami. Learn how a massive earthquake 300 years ago decimated parts of the coast and may give us clues as to what we should expect in the future.

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    The Westwind Steward Group offers unique outdoor experiences on the edge of the Salmon River estuary and in the shadow of Cascade Head.

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    An amusement park on the Oregon Coast? The unlikely but true story of how an ill-conceived tourist attraction almost destroyed an ecosystem.

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    A Tale of Ruin and Renewal

    Once choked by dikes and trampled by cattle, Cascade Head and the adjacent Salmon River estuary are marvels of how human beings can damage, but can also repair, an entire ecosystem.

  • The Tea Kettle Rock

    The Oregon Coast is dotted with thousands of islands, but when visiting Cape Kiwanda see if you can spot this immense kettle-shaped rock sitting offshore.

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