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Yachats Arts Guild presents new works

Modified: Wednesday, Aug 27th, 2014
The Yachats Arts Guild Fall Art Show is set to open Friday at the Yachats Commons.
Located in rooms 7 and 8, the show will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Sept. 1. The Yachats Commons is located at 441 Highway 101.
Artists in the show will be presenting watercolor, oil, acrylic, photography and turned

Cape Perpetua fall hours

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 27th, 2014
The Cape Perpetua Visitor Center will be going to fall hours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day, starting Monday, Sept. 1.  All trails and viewpoints will remain open and available to the public during daylight hours.   The Devil's Churn information booth will close for the season on Monday, Sept. 8.  
The Cape Perpetua Scenic Area offers 26 miles of

Coastal Gems plan walks

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 27th, 2014
The Coastal Gems invite people to walk with them at the Winchester Bay YRE on Tuesday, Sept. 2. This 10K walk is rated 2b for hilly terrain. The walk is not appropriate for wheelchairs or strollers. There is a 5K option that is flat and graveled for those wanting a shorter outing.
The group will meet

Pie social this weekend

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 27th, 2014
The annual Labor Day Weekend Pie Social, hosted by the Yachats Ladies Club, is scheduled for Saturday.
The pie social will be held at the Yachats Ladies Clubhouse, located at 286 W 3rd Street in Yachats. Pie will be served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., or until it's gone. Proceeds from this event will go to the Friends of

Do you know what hunger feels like?

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 27th, 2014
For most people, hunger means a grumbling stomach, headaches, light-headedness, irritability, fatigue, and inability to focus. And for many people, these uncomfortable symptoms are the undoing of all of their attempts to lose weight by eating less food. Conventional wisdom, and even medical textbooks, would suggest that these are normal symptoms of hunger. Since eating removes

Farm tour features music

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 20th, 2014
The annual Yachats River Valley Farm Tour is scheduled for this Sunday, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The farm tour will feature music by the Thunder & Lightness flute and percussion duo and an open drum circle led by members of the Newport Community Drum Circle.
Approximately seven farms will be open for free public tours

Waldport man receives a much needed gift

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 20th, 2014
WALDPORT -- Steven Thayer was born with cerebral palsy. He has learned how to live with the disorder and hasn't let it slow him down much.
Thayer, however, realized he had to make an effort to slow down some in order to feel better and move easier as he ages.
He had been a long-time volunteer with Waldport's youth and

Aquarium seeks volunteers

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 20th, 2014
The Oregon Coast Aquarium is home to more than 15,000 animals, each a representative ambassador of their species in the wild. The challenge? These creatures cannot speak for themselves. More than 150 volunteer interpreters donate their time to add depth to these animals and their native environments to the 450,000 people that visit the aquarium each year.
"Interpretation is a

Vitamin D: powerful cancer protection

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 20th, 2014
The most recent research on blood vitamin D status and cancer survival suggests that vitamin D adequacy reduces the risk of death in breast, colorectal, lung and prostate cancer, leukemia and lymphomas and all cancers combined.
Research on vitamin D supplementation, summarized in a 2014 Cochrane analysis, found that supplementation with vitamin D3 was associated with reduced risk of cancer

Potlatch coming to Siletz

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 20th, 2014
Government Hill in Siletz will be the site of a multi-cultural potlatch, or gift-giving feast, Aug. 22-24.
This type of event is practiced by indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast of Canada and the United States, and also the interior and the subarctic adjoining the Northwest Coast.
Dan and LaRita Lundy, of Siletz, founders

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