Category Archives: Oregon Coast Vacation

Dungeness dharma: Find enlightenment with a heavy catch on Nehalem Bay

Buy this photo Buy this photo By Ann Powers For the TODAY According to Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh’s teachings on mindfulness, “You can see everything in the universe in one tangerine.” For commercial Dungeness crabber Kelly Laviolette, those answers … Continue reading

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Gehlen Palmer retiring from Middletown Library

In 1994 Gehlen Palmer walked into Middletown’s Chauncey Gibson Library to get a library card, and instead walked into the job that he has held ever since. The Lake County Library was advertising for a branch manager for Middletown Library … Continue reading

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The Rainiest Vacation Ever

My wife and I have gone to Seaside for our last two anniversaries.It’s a fun Oregon coastal town. There’s a big arcade, fun shops, and a beautiful beach. They even have the biggest privately owned aquarium on the west coast. … Continue reading

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The Rainiest Vacation Ever

My wife and I have gone to Seaside for our last two anniversaries.It’s a fun Oregon coastal town. There’s a big arcade, fun shops, and a beautiful beach. They even have the biggest privately owned aquarium on the west coast. … Continue reading

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Vacasa, Nation’s Largest Vacation Rental Company, Embraces Hilton Head

“It was spring break time of year, with wonderful, beautiful warm weather everywhere except the beaches — it was 85 in the parking lot, but on the beach, you needed a little jacket,” he recalls with a chuckle. “But it’s … Continue reading

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The journey is the vacation on this 35-hour train trip

LOS ANGELES — It was late Friday night and we were scouring the usual sites touting the top things to do in Los Angeles. Uninspired by our options and facing a long weekend without obligations, my husband and I made … Continue reading

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Who’s moving into the nation’s tallest timber building? Portlanders with lofty dreams (photos)

Neighbors Holly Poupore and Dennis Laird have different needs for a home, and yet they have this in common: They added ease to their life by moving into new condos, one facing east, one facing west, that flex to their … Continue reading

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Letter: Take stand against offshore drilling

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Newport latest Oregon coastal city to struggle with rentals

Hot housing markets in major cities like Seattle and Portland have pushed the cities to regulate short-term rentals like Airbnb. But small Pacific Northwest towns popular with visitors are also struggling to balance the growth of Airbnb-type rentals with a … Continue reading

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The West Coast Tourism Industry Starts To Adapt To A Smoky Future

West Coast businesses that depend on the summertime tourist dollar took a big hit from this years’ wildfires and smoke. The same thing happened last year. And two years before that. Now, the idea that smoky summers may become the … Continue reading

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