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While driving along the coast last week I noticed the waves were very large, loud and came crashing to the shore in quick succession.  When I returned home I checked the tide table and sure […]

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Whimsical Wall in Newport

While driving home one day I noticed that a retaining wall was painted white.  My initial thought was, oh dear, someone must have painted some graffiti and they were painting the wall to cover it […]

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Your dream of Owning an Ocean Front condo in Newport Oregon for occasional use can be expensive.  In 2018 the City of Newport restricted the number of Nightly Vacation Rentals making it VERY difficult to […]

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Broker Open Tour of Homes August 21, 2019

On Wednesdays South County Lincoln County Brokers hold their new listings open for area brokers. The open houses are grouped by geographical areas giving listing brokers the opportunity to showcase their homes and to have […]

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Active Newport Oregon Chamber of Commerce

Newport Oregon has a very strong Chamber of Commerce.  The  community are very active and supportive of the of local businesses in the community  and events which enhance the experience of living in the Newport […]

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As an Ambassador for  for the Chamber of Commerce, we met at the Newport Candy Factory located at 3211 Oregon Coast Hwy, South Beach, OR 97366.  The owner Rob Hofes greeted everyone and told us […]

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Toujours Clothing Boutique Closed

Toujours clothing boutique closed September 30th, 2017. The owner felt it was time to retire after 24 years in the clothing business. It is rumored that building was sold to a new entrepreneur who will have a […]

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Newport Aquatic Center

It was interesting to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Aquatic Center located at 225 SW Avery St. in the Newport on February 11, 2017. It was a well-attended event by the public and […]

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Crab City

As I woke up early this morning and looked out at the ocean there were City lights on the Ocean, I call it Crab City. It’s commercial crabbing season and the lights on crabbing boats dot the […]

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Newport Oregon Farmer’s Market

One of my favorite things to do on the weekend is go to the Newport Farmer’s market.  There is a summer market and  in the winter the market moves indoors to the Lincoln Commons.   Both […]