The Coast

The Coast
Feds release LNG impact report
July 2008
Tuesday, July 01, 2008

In a move that exemplifies the growing rift both within and without Oregon state government over liquefied natural gas terminals, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in June gave an environmental endorsement to a proposed project on the Columbia River.

 

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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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