Newport loves its Coast Guard

On Tuesday, April 9, in a ceremony at Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay, Newport was re-designated as a Coast Guard City, one of just 26 such cities in the United States.

 Newport was originally declared a Coast Guard City in March of 2005, and the city has continued its commitment to supporting the more than 100 Coast Guard active duty and retired members here.

 You’ve probably seen the Coast Guard City signs at entrances to Newport, but have you ever really thought about what that means? According to the Coast Guard’s public affairs office, cities receiving this designation are those that have made more at

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