Dan Haag

August 21, 2020

Trash at the Coast

Dear visitors, I am the coordinator at the Manzanita Visitors Center. I love my job for many reasons, chief of which is that I get to interact with travelers from everywhere around the country and the world. I am proud to be an ambassador for my community and I often feel that […]
August 20, 2020

City of Manzanita Covid-19 Update

The Mayor has put out a statement about the current state of the pandemic in Manzanita. You can read the statement below or on the city website: https://ci.manzanita.or.us/covid-19/ July 24, 2020STATE OF THE PANDEMIC IN MANZANITAFrom Mayor Mike Scott, City of Manzanita As your mayor and on behalf of the city council, I […]
August 18, 2020

Problems at Oswald West State Park

Oswald West State Park is a favorite of visitors, especially now with so many people traveling. The impact of increased visitation, coupled with reduced State Park staffing and budgets, have created a perfect storm of excess trash and bad behavior that threatens our parks’ beauty. Please read this firsthand account from Julie […]
August 15, 2020

North Oregon Coast Fire Warning

Temps are rising in Oregon, including the North Coast where it is VERY dry. Conditions are similar to those contributing to the rapid spread of a large man-made fire in the Gorge. Please heed these warnings and use caution in all your activities this weekend.–FIRE WEATHER WARNINGIssued: 2020-08-13 14:26:00 PDT|Expiring: 2020-08-15 23:00:00 […]
July 24, 2020

Manzanita Farmers Market

Take Me Out To The Ball Field! The Manzanita Farmers Market will temporarily move to the Rex Champ Field on Highway 101 starting Friday, July 24. Online ordering will continue! Masks required, one person per household, no-touch shopping. Check out the map of the new layout: The ball field location will allow […]
July 24, 2020

Covid-19 in Oregon Update

As of July 24, COVID-19 has claimed nine more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 282. We are not out of the woods yet and the summer season has brought a surge in cases in Oregon and around the nation. Oregon Health Authority reported 396 new confirmed and presumptive […]
July 23, 2020

Small Business Relief Fund

At the beginning of July, 2020, members of the North County Business Relief Committee met to devise a plan for distributing the remainder of the $30,000 grant received from the Oregon Community Foundation. The committee agreed on a method of analysis to evaluate 41 applications from local businesses located in Manzanita, Nehalem, […]
July 3, 2020

Sending Love on the 4th of July

It will be a much more subdued 4th of July than we are used to. Covid-19 has upended a lot of plans here and around the world and it’s rearing its ugly head again with a slow rise in cases in coastal communities. If you don’t have to travel this weekend, please […]
June 26, 2020

Manzanita 4th of July Goes Virtual

The Manzanita 4th of July parade will not be on this year, but the show must go on! Virtually, that is. Check out the full schedule of fun, interactive 4th of July activities below, put together by City of Manzanita. Visit the City of Manzanita website for all the details and to […]
June 12, 2020

No Place For Racism

Travel is one of the great equalizers. It brings people of all backgrounds and beliefs closer together through shared experiences and adventures in a way that few things can. At the Manzanita Visitors Center, we are honored to be ambassadors to our little corner of the Oregon Coast. We consider it a […]