The Coast

The Coast
COOS BAY
January 2007
Monday, January 01, 2007

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After a quibble over price, the crab season launched in December with fishermen commanding $1.60 per pound for crab meat and battling winter storms to land their catch.

 

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TILLAMOOK
January 2007
Monday, January 01, 2007

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The torrential early November rains walloped Tillamook County hard: A preliminary assessment completed in mid-December put the damage figure at $12.5 million, according to Tom Manning, the county’s director of emergency services.

 

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Tillamook
December 2006
Friday, December 01, 2006

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A new retail center has broken ground near Fred Meyer.

 

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Astoria fish-packing building turns into dance hall
November 2006
Wednesday, November 01, 2006

Locals call it a former staple of the fishing industry. Visitors call it a dilapidated eyesore. Soon in the Red Building, as it’s known around town, couples will share their first dance in a lofted banquet hall while visitors below contemplate aesthetics in an art gallery.

 

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Fishing: Salmon trollers unhappy with state aid payments
October 2006
Sunday, October 01, 2006

It’s been a disastrous season for Oregon’s commercial salmon trollers. The National Marine Fisheries earlier this year closed 700 miles of Oregon and California coastline to protect decimated wild runs of Klamath River fall Chinook. What wasn’t protected were the pocketbooks of those who make their living off the salmon.

 

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