Rhododendron Festival

Springtime heralds the pink blooms of wild rhododendrons, and it also brings the annual Rhododendron Festival. This year marks the 112th year of the festival, which can boast generations of fun for young and old alike. The theme for the festival this year, held May 17–19, is “Coastal Canvas.” “With […]

Food, History, Outdoor, Shopping, Travel

48 Hours in Amazing Newport

Enjoy the bustling Bayfront, a marine discovery adventure, beautiful beaches, and of course the Aquarium. You’ll also find more great shopping and dining than you can fit in a weekend! STORY BY GAIL OBERST When my mother was born in Newport in 1937, the Yaquina Bay Bridge had just been […]

Pam Zielinski Berkshire Hathaway
Real Estate, Travel

The Market, Then and Now

The late Rob Spooner began writing yearly real estate articles in 1988. Rob’s wife Alicia carries on the tradition with a look at the coastal real estate market 30 years later.  STORY BY ALICIA SPOONER FOR THE FULL PRINT EDITORIAL VERSION OF THE STORY CLICK HERE The year was 1988, […]