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Depoe Bay tourism featured in Los Angeles Times travel piece

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Jim Fossum
Jim Fossum
Homepage Executive Editor and former longtime Sports Editor of the near-200,000 circulation Las Vegas Review-Journal, Fossum, 61, brings almost 40 years of award-winning experience covering virtually every facet of print and digital journalism to Lincoln County Homepage. The former longtime reporter for the Newport News-Times and Lincoln City News Guard is also Editor-in-Chief and Senior Columnist for SilverandBlackToday.com, which covers the NFL's Oakland (Las Vegas) Raiders.

Depoe Bay is the subject of an expansive feature article in today’s Los Angeles Times.

Author Mike Morris’ first-person account, entitled, “In Depoe Bay, Ore., a family weekend getaway means relaxing walks, pizza and play structures,” highlights the tourist town 10 miles south of Lincoln City known best for its whale watching for tourists trekking up and down Highway 101 in the majestic Great Pacific Northwest.

My family’s getaway late last year to Oregon’s stormy coast was invigorating. We stayed in Depoe Bay, known as the state’s whale-watching capital. Yes, we saw whales — a pod of grays makes its home here from March to December — but we also strolled wind-swept beaches in search of agates, visited a pirate-themed coffee shop and walked around what some say is the world’s smallest navigable harbor.

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