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By Land or Sea Roche Harbor Offers Many Activities

By Leslee Jaquette Whether you access Roche Harbor on San Juan Island from land or by sea, it offers visitors a beautiful, relaxing setting from which to enjoy the Northwest marine world. Whether you arrive by private yacht, trailer boat or via Washington State Ferries to Friday Harbor, allow yourself to sink into an island […]

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Discover Newport, Oregon – Part I

By Leslee Jaquette Before breakfast I strolled the docks at the Embarcadero Resort Hotel & Marina in Newport, Oregon. Enjoying a streak of unusually calm, sunny weather on the Pacific Coast, a burly, friendly guy gave me a conspiratorial smile as he stepped off his 23-foot Seaswirl, Wake My Day. His name was Dave Strom […]