Press Room

  1. 54th Annual Depoe Bay Salmon Bake

    Posted by OCVA / July 20, 2009

    Courtesy of the Depoe Bay Chamber of Commerce ~ Tickets are now on sale for the 54th Annual Depoe Bay Indian Style Salmon Bake on Saturday, September 19th from 10 am to 5 pm.  The event will be held at the Depoe Bay City Park, just south of the city’s picturesque harbor, rain or shine.  Advance tickets are $15.00 for adults and $9.00 for children…

  2. 4 Days and 2 Wheels on the Oregon Coast

    Posted by OCVA / July 15, 2009

    In a car, you’d cover the hundred miles of the southern third of the Oregon coast in a couple of hours, and you’d think, How gorgeous! But on a bike, you don’t so much view the scenery as absorb it. With every sense and muscle, you register how the hills fold and join, how the air and the light change with distance from the sea.…

  3. Nehalem Bay Fishing

    Posted by OCVA / July 14, 2009

    Anglers visiting the Nehalem Bay area this summer and fall can enjoy several sport fishing opportunities. Both wild and hatchery coho salmon will be biting in the bay and tidewaters;  anglers also can target sea-run cutthroat trout in the Nehalem River. And for families with small children, crabbing and surfperch fishing in the lower bay can be a great vacation activity. For more info click…

  4. Walking the Wilson River Trail

    Posted by OCVA / July 14, 2009

    The Wilson River Trail is a new trail system opened in 2005, off Highway 6 in Oregon’s Coast Range, 55 miles west of Portland. . . . . for full story click here

  5. Southern Oregon Coast

    Posted by OCVA / July 14, 2009

    Our drive from Joseph Stewart Recreation Area near Medford to our next stop in Reedsport, OR, on the coast took about four hours. . . . . . to read full story click here

  6. A Guiding Lighthouse

    Posted by OCVA / July 14, 2009

    Think about all the buildings that have been built. Buildings that can inspire us, that can draw us to them emotionally and physically. Imagine a structure that will create a feeling of being out of harm’s way. A lighthouse can do all that. . . . . . to read full article click here

  7. Trip to the Coast for the Fourth

    Posted by OCVA / July 10, 2009

    I took a solitary trip to the Oregon Coast yesterday for the Fourth and on a whim, I decided to drive a different route than the one I normally use……….to read the full article click here

  8. Beach Camping and Wine and Cheese Tasting on the Oregon Coast

    Posted by OCVA / July 10, 2009

    Oregon’s coast offers some of the most spectacular vistas in the West with its long beaches, steep cliffs, and old-growth forests……… read the full article click here

  9. Commission approves coastal coho, fall chinook seasons

    Posted by OCVA / June 8, 2009

    The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission on Friday approved a wild coho salmon season for four coastal rivers this fall based on predictions of a large coho return to the coastal rivers and streams. At the same time, the Commission adopted emergency regulations for the fall chinook salmon that close some rivers and reduce the harvest limits on many others. For the second year in…