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 […]

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Redeveloped Shilshole Bay Marina – One of the Largest Marinas North of California

By Leslee Jaquette The recently rededicated statue of Viking Leif “Lucky” Erikson stands sentinel at Shilshole Bay Marina, welcoming recreational boaters to one of the Pacific Northwest’s largest marinas. Not only has the 17-foot, reconditioned statue found a permanent home in the Leif Erikson Plaza, the bronze continues to symbolize the region’s Nordic heritage and […]

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Fishing Report

Willamette Valley Oregon Editor’s Note: This report is reprinted from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife recreation reports. focuses on a different fishing zone of Oregon each week. Fishing zones include the southwest, northwest, Willamette, central, southeast, northeast, Snake, Columbia and marine areas of Oregon.  For more information, go to Winter steelhead are […]