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Visitors flocked to Oregon in August 2017 to watch the first total solar eclipse viewable from the contiguous United States in 38 years.The path of totality ran all the way across North America, but started near Lincoln City. Totality began on the Oregon Coast on August 21 at 10:16 a.m. PDT.And eclipse watchers were ready.

Whether In Its Path Or Not, Eclipse Brings A Memorable Experience

Eclipse image by Rajah Bose
Esmy Jimenez, Tom Banse, Kevin Mooney, Chris Lehman and Emily Schwing check in from where they watched the solar eclipse.

Whether in the path of totality or not, the solar eclipse brought a memorable experience to our reporters across the Northwest. They sent us their audio postcards from Olympia, Spokane and Prosser, Washington, and Portland and Durkee, Oregon.