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  1. What makes Rintaro so beautiful? a Q&a with carpenter Len...What...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | SFGate

    ... of the redwood you see there was cut down in 1908. It's old-growth, super-fine grain. The bar was a piece of Port Orford cedar, called hinoki in Japan, a log that I found on the Oregon coast that had been killed in a forest fire in the 1930s. It was ...


  2. 2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Alaska Cannonball | Oregon is on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Autoblog

    This page is for personal, non-commercial use. You may order presentation ready copies to distribute to your colleagues, customers, or clients, by visiting The sun goes down on Battle Rock, Port Orford, Oregon, and my time on the Trans-America Trail.


  3. Crabbing and ClammingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | The News-Review

    ... or have questions about nearby shellfish areas, there is a free seminar that will be held Sept. 7 at the Port Orford Library at 5 p.m., with a clam dig on Sept. 8 at 7 a.m. Call 541-888-5515 for more information and possible additional ...


  4. Cape Blanco is a gorgeous park with a hardscrabble pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 25 | The Oregonian

    ... carrying flour, sugar, coffee and newspapers. Even after a road was built in 1885, it was often easier to reach Port Orford by travelling along the beach at low tide. While most Oregon lighthouse keepers rotated their stations every few years, the ...


  5. Luxury Oregon log homes for $10 million or lessRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | The Oregonian

    ... or recently sold. We top our list with a Gold Beach estate priced at $10 million. A $2-million log home in Port Orford sold in 11 days. And there's a $1 million tear down log home in Lake Oswego. So much for Abe Lincoln-like humble abodes. Quaint ...


  6. 'There Aren't A Lot Of Other Options:' Port Orford's Season Of Crab And CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | The News-Review

    The opening salvo actually came from the wintry Pacific, where high levels of domoic acid - a neurotoxin byproduct of marine algae blooms - disrupted seafood production along Oregon's South Coast. For Port Orford in particular, where the fishing industry sustains about one-third of the local economy, this meant a season of loss instead of bounty.


  7. Out & About: July 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | The Columbian

    ... subarea quota has been caught. Off central Oregon between Cape Falcon (near Manzanita) and Humbug Mountain (near Port Orford), the spring all-depth halibut fishery has enough quota remaining for two back-up dates to be open, Friday and Saturday. a ...


  8. Man visiting 58 Oregon rivers for law's anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | Seattle Times

    ... dam detailed in a 1931 report was to stand 200 feet tall and back up the Rogue far upstream, says Tim Palmer, a Port Orford author of several books, including "Wild and Scenic Rivers: An American Legacy." When talk of the dam resurfaced in the ...


  9. Where We Live: Communities for All AgesRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2018 | StrongTowns

    ... Next on the wish list: installing a bus shelter. To encourage pedestrian traffic, the very small city of Port Orford, Oregon (population 1,159, average age 56), installed seating with attached planters. The benches give the business district a boost ...


  10. Groups sue Oregon over fishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | The Columbian

    ... tween 1 and 2 million salmon returned to their natal streams in this region - an area stretching from Seaside to Port Orford - in 1900.


  11. State reverses itself, declines to list marbled murrelet as endangeredRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2018 |

    ... 3-3, then ended up voting 4-2 to grant the murrelet endangered status. Bob Webber, a commissioner from Port Orford, ultimately changed his vote. "I would rather uplist than do nothing," he said, before voting. Between then and now, the agency was to ...


  12. Small earthquake off Oregon coast becomes fifth to strike since AprilRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2018 |

    A magnitude-3.2 earthquake struck off the Oregon coast early Tuesday morning, becoming the fifth to occur in or near the state in the last two months. The quake rumbled at 12:44 a.m. about 90 miles west of Port Orford and at a depth of roughly 6 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey .


  13. Tour de Fronds bicycle event slated for Father's Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2018 | The News-Review

    ... Big Tree/Flannigan Prairie - 55-mile loop takes riders by the Big Tree Observation area where the largest Port Orford cedar grows. Rogue River/Singing Springs - 71 miles. The turnaround is at the Singing Springs Resort, which offers an area to rest, ...


  14. Survey: Oregonians oppose Coos Bay gas export projectRead the original story

    May 26, 2018 | The Oregonian

    ... and boosters have insisted that opponents of the project are a vocal minority. Indeed, Rep. David Brock Smith, R-Port Orford, who represents parts of Curry, Coos, Douglas, and Josephine counties, called The Oregonian/Oregon Live after hearing about ... 5 comments

  15. Latest on Oregon Coast Crabbing - New Dock for N. Coast LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | Beach Connection

    Good news abounds for those who love fishing and crabbing on the Oregon coast, with a new dock coming to a favorite near-shore lake and the entire coastline has opened up to crabbing in all ways. The Oregon Department of Agriculture and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said this week it has opened up recreational and commercial crabbing from Cape Blanco, north of Port Orford, to the California border.


  16. Razor Clamming Closed On All But North Oregon Coast; Commercial Crabbing South Gets OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2018 | Beach Connection

    ... of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) have announced that recreational crabbing is now open from Cape Blanco, north of Port Orford, to the California border. Levels of the biotoxins in crab from the area have found to be sufficiently decreased and now sit ...


  17. Scientists Study Why Some Whales Don't Leave Oregon CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2015 | Beach Connection

    ... in Newport want to know why. Now, OSU's Florence van Tulder and other researchers are planting themselves at Port Orford and at Depoe Bay to track the behavior and movements of gray whales, while comparing them with photo archives of previous ...


  18. Dig Deeper Into Oregon Coast with Summer Science WorkshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Beach Connection

    ... Units by taking a workshop. The workshops will be held in Arch Cape, July 18-20; Depoe Bay, August 1-3; and Port Orford, August 14-16. Three full days of instruction will cover the major coastal ecosystems: tidepools, sandy beaches, estuaries, ...


  19. New Asian 'Tsunami Fish' Causes a Stir with Oregon Coast ScientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Beach Connection

    The Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport will be the next home for what appears to be yet another tsunami fish found on the Oregon coast this time discovered on the southern coast at Port Orford. Called the knifejaw, this unusual fish is believed to have come overseas from its native waters off Japan and Korea, probably carried along by tsunami debris from the 2011 earthquake in Japan.


  20. Oregon OKs 100-day ocean-fishing season for salmonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2018 | The Columbian

    ... daily bag limit. However, the proposal calls for no coho salmon fishing south of Humbug Mountain near Port Orford this year. The season framework, which includes Memorial Day weekend but not Labor Day weekend, was the most liberal on the table for ...


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