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US Coast Guard History… Depoe Bay Oregon… Fleet of Flowers Returns!
https://www.cityofdepoebay.org/history In 1930, Representative James Mott introduced a bill to authorize the treasury to establish a Coast Guard station in Depoe Bay. The station was to be an auxiliary to the Yaquina Bay Lifeboat Station. This station was established...
“What does a Lincoln County Oregon Commissioner Do, Anyway?”
https://youtu.be/jQ2DSHRcIxo https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Local_government_in_the_United_States "In the United States, a county is an administrative or political subdivision of a state that consists of a geographic region with...
My Very First Job at Western Union c1966… And, 1st Crime Scene!
Cablegram operators work at desks while a supervisor watches at a Western Union office. At left, a man receives cables, and at right, a man sends cables on a high speed system. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Typical Western Union Office in 1960s "A resume of...
“Depoe Joe” The Early Days of Depoe Bay, Oregon…
http://www.halcyon.com/benmarra/nativeamericans/depoe.htm "Chief William Hauser DePoe, Sr.1912 - 1997 William Hauser DePoe, Sr. died on January 11, 1997. He was born in Siletz, Oregon on December 14, 1912 to Robert Charles (Siletz Indian) and Mary Houser DePoe...

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Here’s Why I’m Running for Lincoln County Oregon Commissioner
Grandson Liam Skai Fitch ALGEE Bear Like most folks I know, we want our kids to grow up in a better world. Like most folks I know we care about our health and well being... We have tough challenges in Lincoln County Oregon, just like in every community in America. In...
Big Winds ‘n Seas at Little Whale Cove!
Depoe Bay, Oregon January 2, 2022 https://youtu.be/GWcAVUYvcoA A roaring time with the wind 'n sea at Little Whale Cove with Troy Chambers from McMinnville... Troy 'n Dylan... Judy 'n Dylan! https://youtu.be/Nk-1IZ3DIVM Steve 'n Caitlin! https://uvcschool.org/ I...
Happy New Year! From US to You!
Liam Skai Fitch! We are grateful for our new grandson, born June 24, 2021... "A new beginning," we say with joy, thanks, love and gratitude for good health and happiness to all! It's been another year of challenges for all. But we look ahead to Spring in Little Whale...
Follow Your Passion on The Oregon Coast… Cape Perpetua… photo Chris Gill
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cape_Perpetua Chris and I became fast friends. While I was sitting on my favorite bench, filming and talking about the beauty of the coast, and taking in the full healing power of the ocean, Chris, came up and introduced himself, reached...

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Baby Liam Loves Sweet Potatoes ‘n Pops Too!

Baby Liam Loves Sweet Potatoes ‘n Pops Too!

Grandson Liam Skai Fitch smiles each & every day, especially when he eats sweet potatoes! https://onceuponafarmorganics.com/blogs/upon-a-blog/the-benefits-of-sweet-potatoes-for-babies "Sweet potatoes are a tuberous (try saying that to your kid without giggling)...

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Here’s Why I’m Running for Lincoln County Oregon Commissioner

Here’s Why I’m Running for Lincoln County Oregon Commissioner

Grandson Liam Skai Fitch ALGEE Bear Like most folks I know, we want our kids to grow up in a better world. Like most folks I know we care about our health and well being... We have tough challenges in Lincoln County Oregon, just like in every community in America. In...

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Internet…The Early Days

Internet…The Early Days

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vint_Cerf https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Kahn It was 1978 while my old boss Ray Rikansrud, University of Washington (UW) met with Vint Cerf.to learn about TCP/IP. We were attending the Telecommunications Association (TCA) annual...

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