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July 29, 2018

Beach Fires Prohibited Until Further Notice

UPDATE: From Oregon Parks & Rec Department – Effective Thursday, July 19 Campfires and open flames prohibited on all areas of the Ocean Shore and beaches managed by OPRD. The fire ban applies to wood, charcoal, and other flame sources that cannot be turned off with a valve. Liquid fuel stoves or […]
July 13, 2018

Getting To Know You: Lower Nehalem Community Trust

The Lower Nehalem Community Trust (LNCT) is a member supported, nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation and restoration of natural lands. Our mission is simple: To preserve land and nurture conservation values in partnership with an engaged community in the Nehalem region of the Oregon Coast. We work to protect the scenic […]
July 5, 2018

Getting To Know You: SUP Manzanita

Try something new, SUP is for you! Stand Up Paddle Boarding aka SUP is one of the world’s fastest growing recreation water sports. There is good reason for that. It is so user friendly that anyone can learn it and enjoy the sport in less than 2 hours-essentially immediately and it is […]
June 6, 2018

Getting To Know You: Manzanita Mudd Dogs

Nothing says summer like a delicious hot dog with all the fixings. And nothing says summer in Manzanita more than a heaping helping of Manzanita Mudd Dog! Longtime residents Jim and Lynn Mudd serve up some of the area’s best hot dogs from a stand outside their Laneda Avenue home. They have […]
May 31, 2018

It’s Crab Derby Time!

Everything You Need to Know About Kelly’s Brighton Marina Crab Derby, Saturday, June 2 2018! Enjoy friendly folks, beautiful views, and plenty of delicious crabs when you attend the Kelly’s Brighton Marina Crab Derby! This great annual contest takes place every year in early June. With plenty of great prizes, including the […]
May 11, 2018

Getting To Know You: Nehalem Valley Historical Society

The Oregon Coast is a living, breathing history class. On any trail head or beach, it’s easy to imagine you are following in the footsteps of the area’s natives and settlers. What came before the shops, hotels and restaurants? Who walked the trails and fished the rivers when it was for work […]
April 25, 2018

Check out the new north Coast food trail

Take a bite of the Oregon Coast! From Cannon Beach, through Manzanita, Nehalem, Wheeler and down through Tillamook, on to Lincoln City, this region is ripe for exploration! Enter an area of unmatched beauty and adventure—defined by fresh flavors, natural bounty and a variety of unique culinary experiences. The Food Trail inspires […]
April 24, 2018

Getting To Know You: Hoffman Center’s Clay Program

Creating art can be inspiring, liberating and joyful. It can also be a tad intimidating and often frustrating. But, in the words of Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Every artist was first an amateur.” The volunteers at the Hoffman Center For The Arts’ clay program in Manzanita will help you find your inner artist. […]
April 22, 2018

Nehalem Bay Estuary: A Treasure To Behold

A place where the waters of the Pacific Ocean mix with the river waters of the Coast Range – an estuary. Tillamook County boasts five of them, and Manzanita is neighbor to the northern most estuary in the county, Nehalem Bay. The Nehalem River estuary is located on the Oregon coast at […]
April 18, 2018

Take action this earth day at Oswald West State Park

Oswald West State Park is a popular place and it only takes a moment to see why: beautiful old growth, sweeping ocean vistas, and winding trails. But with so much attention comes wear and tear and the park could use a little TLC. If you’re looking for a way to lend a […]