June 24, 2012

A Party with Betty Comden and Adolph Green Artists Showcase & Fundraiser at Salishan Spa & Golf Resort. 4:00PM for drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Admission: $125. FMI www.siletzbaymusic.org

Newport hopes NOAA port is just the start

Newport officials have welcomed NOAA’s Marine Operations Center-Pacific with open arms and eager anticipation, dreaming of the day when the move might transform a relatively sleepy stretch of the Oregon Coast into a research mecca. But how that happens exactly, requires a good understanding of what the homeport is and what it does.