Seafood and Wine Festival Continues

NEWPORT, Ore. — The Newport Seafood and Wine Festival continues this weekend, filling large white tents along the Yaquina Bay with gourmet smells. The Newport Chamber of Commerce expects the event will bring in about 20,000 people over the weekend, and $2 – 2.5 million to the local economy. The festival kicked off Thursday evening, … Continue reading »

Seafood and Wine Festival Kicks Off

NEWPORT, Ore. – The coast saw winds of more than 50 miles per hour earlier this week, and though it caused some concern for organizers of the Newport Seafood and Wine Festival, the event is up and running for its 37th year. It was opening night Thursday evening for the event, on a much milder … Continue reading »

Fisherman’s Market Re-opens

EUGENE, Ore. — After three weeks of renovations, the Fisherman’s Market is back open. The local fish market in Eugene has been around for about 30 years. It just expanded, adding new windows and cases for the various seafood. It was closed for four days–June 3-6–before re-opening. Employees say the reaction from customers has been … Continue reading »

Fisherman’s Market Truck Runs on Oil

EUGENE, Ore. — One of the advantages of living along the Pacific Ocean is the bountiful supply of fresh seafood. But hauling all that fish and crab from the coast to Eugene can eat up a lot of gas. One local fish market is making its commute green. “The store’s been here for 30-some years,” … Continue reading »