The Coast

The Coast
Salmon season sunk by total closure
May 2008
Thursday, May 01, 2008

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In a move that surprised no one, a federal panel in April completely shut down this year’s commercial ocean Chinook salmon season, and placed massive limits on the Coho catch.

 

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Discovered cannons and the economy of 1846
April 2008
Tuesday, April 01, 2008

USSShark.jpgIn 1846, the USS Shark sank near the mouth of the Columbia River, leaving behind cannons that wouldn’t be found until they washed ashore at Arch Cape in February.

 

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End of the line for salmon fisherman?
April 2008
Tuesday, April 01, 2008

SalmonBoats.jpgStart with a basic fact: Oregon’s coastal commercial salmon industry is not dead, nor will it — probably — ever be.  But define “industry.”

 

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Newport looks to the cruise ship industry to help float its boat
March 2008
Saturday, March 01, 2008

Newport could find its niche in the niche cruise industry, experts say, but it’s not going to happen overnight.

 

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Crab numbers low
February 2008
Friday, February 01, 2008

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By early January fishermen off Oregon’s coast had pulled in 7.7 million pounds of crab — a low number compared with some years, but better than hoped for following December’s massive storms.

 

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