Rural Events and News

Have You Shared Your #CoosBayHoliday Photos Yet? You Could Win a Fabulous Oregon Coast Getaway!

The 31st Annual Holiday Lights Display at Shore Acres State Park is underway and has already dazzled thousands of visitors from all over the region. To celebrate the season, we’re asking attendees to post their favorite photos of the holiday lights on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram with the #CoosBayHoliday tag for a chance to win a fantastic Oregon Coast…

Annual Dungeness Crab & Wooden Boat Show Means Food and Fun on the Coast April 21-22, 2018

Depoe Bay will be cooking up locally caught Dungeness crab and showing off colorful classic wooden boast at the world’s smallest harbor on Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22, 2018.  Indoor and outdoor dining will be available, with a selection of thirst-quenching brews in the beer garden. Thousands of pounds of delicious whole Dungeness…

Tillamook and Florence Invest in Curb Appeal

If you’ve visited Tillamook lately, you’ve likely noticed a lot of construction vehicles and heavy equipment. The Oregon Department of Transportation is two years into a three-year project aimed at improving traffic flow, expanding bike and pedestrian paths, and creating public gathering spaces. Known as the U.S. Highway 101/Oregon Highway 6 Traffic Safety Improvement Project,…

Coquille River Water Trail Presents a Wave of Opportunity

Kayaking through the Bandon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge is a unique opportunity to experience nature at work. The refuge protects the largest remaining tidal salt marsh within the Coquille River estuary. Located near the mouth of the Coquille River, its shallow open waters, salt marsh, mudflats, sandy beaches, seagrass beds and sheltered channels form ribbons…