Oregon coast – Hasso Hering

HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Let state open access to Oregon beaches

Written April 29th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

The beaches closest to Albany on the central coast were devoid of people Wednesday, probably because it rained but also because the access points controlled by the state parks department remained officially closed.


Nearly three minutes of surf in the sun

Written February 9th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

It will be Monday soon enough. But before the start of another valley week in February — first fog, possibly freezing, and later rain — take a look at some surf in the sun.


On the coast, a landmark is gone

Written November 4th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

If they haven’t been to the central coast for a month and go there now, Albany visitors will discover that a landmark, the building housing the former Landmark restaurant in Yachats, has disappeared.


Before I forget: Checking on the sea

Written August 26th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

[youtube video=”CS0WDFsYuXc”] When things get slow, go to the beach and check on the level of the ocean. That’s my motto. One of them, anyway.


If a tidal wave comes …

Written February 4th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

There are signs at all the marked entrances to Oregon beaches telling us what to do when a tsunami is expected. But how do people on the beach get warned when a tidal wave may strike but is still some ways away?


What heat wave?

Written July 30th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

One hears a lot about this heat wave coming our way. The forecasters are warning of triple-digit temperatures. The warnings don’t help unless you can get away.


Climate: Same old and barnacles

Written April 2nd, 2017 by Hasso Hering

As I was saying above, I make so bold as to note that once again, looking for a sign of climate change at the Oregon coast, I can’t find any. That’s not to say there aren’t any. But in terms of sea level, if there’s been a change over the last 20 years or so, it’s too subtle to […]


 
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