The Newport Trilogy


Love & The Green Lady

Love & The Green Lady

Oregon opened the Yaquina Bay Bridge in Newport on Labor Day 1936. Built during the New Deal, the Yaquina Bay Bridge was the aesthetic and engineering brainchild of Conde McCullough, Oregon’s State Bridge Engineer from 1919 to 1937. For 75 years t...
Sometimes a Great Movie

Sometimes a Great Movie

In June 1970, the biggest movie star in the world traveled to the Oregon Coast to film an epic novel about a defiant family of loggers written by a home grown counterculture hero. The star was Paul Newman. The author was Ken Kesey. The story was Sometimes...
Super Sunday in Newport

Super Sunday in Newport

Notes From My First Year in Town By Matt Love New in the Northwest: 'Super Sunday in Newport' Call me Matthew. Some weeks ago -- never mind how long precisely -- having little or no money in my purse, I found myself cruising Highway 101 in Newport...