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Five distinct humpback whale populations identified in North Pacific
Humpback whales are shown feeding. New research indicates there are five distinct populations of the whales in the North Pacific.
Central Oregon Coast Group Holds Salmon Watch Tour
An increasingly popular field trip around the back of the central Oregon coast town of Newport happens again on December 8: the Cook Creek Salmon Watch Tour.
Biz Beat 11-21-2013
For-profit banks are losing billions as more and more people discover not-for-profit credit unions which often offer better savings and loan rates, and fewer of those fees that irritate bank customers.
Medford Mail Tribune
Oregon tsunami task force likely to be disbanded
A state task force coordinating Oregon's response to Japanese tsunami debris likely will disband next year if no significant events happen over the winter.
Chinese thirst for wood driving demand for Northwest logs.
If you want to know how China's construction market is reshaping the Northwest, a Rainier, Ore., log yard is a good place to start.
Oregon is making plans for Japanese tsunami debris: what do you want to know?
June 6, 2012 - Oregon was taken by surprise when a dock from Japan floated ashore at Agate Beach, just north of Newport.
Ken Brown - TIA president is all about family
Mr. Brown, incoming president of the Tire Industry Association , remembers his father Alan was working at a Les Schwab store in Roseburg, Ore., in 1972, owned by his father-in-law.
Central Oregon Coast Birding Events, Talk on Titanic
There's a whole lotta science going on in Newport in the coming two weeks, starting off with a talk on the Titanic and then some engaging birding events that include a field trip.
Newport's best neighborhood: Nye Beach pulls away from Toledo in late voting
My poll on Newport's best neighborhood ended pretty close to a tie, between Toledo and Nye Beach, though Nye Beach moved clearly ahead at the last minute.
Newport's Nye Beach a walkable neighborhood with town's best amenities
Nye Beach has it all: a cult lodge , with bigger oceanfront lodges nearby; access to miles of sandy beach; shops; dining; and a neighborhood feel.