Newport, Oregon— “The importance of our oceans is difficult to overestimate. They are crucial to our health, our food supply and our economy. I look forward to discussing these issues and the important work of the Oregon Coast Aquarium,” said Cyliva Hayes, First Lady of Oregon who will speak at the Oregon Coast Aquarium’s Ocean Steward Luncheon. The event, on Tuesday, May 14, is generously presented by Oregon Coast Bank and will be hosted by NW Natural at their headquarters in Portland.
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Newport, Oregon— Ever wished you could work at the most popular tourism destination on the Oregon Coast? This may be your chance! The Oregon Coast Aquarium, Wildlife Trading Company and Sharpshooter Imaging will host a job fair on Tuesday, April 9, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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Newport, Oregon – It’s the town with two lighthouses, numerous aquarium and science attractions, a host of hiking possibilities, a waterfront full of sea lions and mammoth ships, some of the hottest bay crabbing on the coast, and miles of pristine beaches.
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Newport, Oregon— “There is nothing like shaking hands with the largest species of octopus in the world, or waking up in the Passages of the Deep tunnels surrounded by dozens of sharks,” said Wendy Spaulding, Education Programs Coordinator for the Oregon Coast Aquarium. Continue reading “The Oregon Coast Aquarium Offers Extended Hours for Spring Break” »
Newport, Oregon–The Oregon Coast Aquarium will celebrate World Oceans Day Friday, June 8, 2012 with activities and information about ocean conservation. This year’s theme, Youth: the Next Wave for Change, encourages people to reach out to youth in the community to inspire stewardship of our oceans. On World Oceans Day, people around the planet celebrate and honor the body of water that links all of us, for its beauty and bounty. The Ocean Project and The World Ocean Network have promoted and coordinated the growing global celebration since 2002.
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The series of programs will be presented April 5 through 8
Newport, Oregon – The Oregon Coast Aquarium will present “Killer Whale Tales,” a program about Orcas, to students Thursday and Friday, April 5 and 6 and to the public Saturday and Sunday, April 7 and 8.
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NEWPORT, Ore. — The Coast Guard is monitoring the waters of Yaquina Bay, Ore., for any signs of pollution in the wake of the sinking of the fishing vessel Chevelle, Monday.
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SEATTLE — The Coast Guard Sector Columbia River pollution response team is currently on scene monitoring the grounded commercial fishing vessel, Chevelle, on the north jetty at the Yaquina Bay river mouth, near Newport, Ore., Sunday.
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Spring Training Begins April 7th
Newport, Oregon—The Oregon Coast Aquarium is offering a variety of volunteer opportunities during Spring volunteer training. In addition to interpretive volunteers, the Aquarium is seeking volunteers to work behind the scenes in facility maintenance, in the gift shop, helping out at special events, assisting the Aquarium exhibits team, and doing clerical work in the administrative offices. Enrollment is open now for Spring Volunteer Training which begins April 7th and continues each Saturday through May 12th from 9 am – 5 pm.
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A Toledo-area man was arrested Sunday evening after release from a hospital following a traffic crash on Highway 101 near Newport. Oregon State Police (OSP) is interested in speaking with witnesses to any portion of the incident as it occurred.
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