Fresh Fish

A century ago, the shores of the lower Columbia River were lined with canneries. With the closure of the Bumble Bee facility, only a few remain. The Skipanon brand seafood facility in Warrenton, Oregon still packs them fresh in small batches. Their products are available at the cannery, by mail, and at farmers markets in Astoria and Beaverton.

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Ten Reasons to Love Astoria, Oregon

Astoria Trashcan

Read Matt’s post¬†Ten Reasons To Love Astoria here.

Guess we can add one more reason when Sunday Market returns on Mothers Day. ¬†Check out Matt’s photos and descriptions of some not-to-miss sites.

How about a visit to the Portway Tavern to see a trapdoor originally meant to shanghai the unsuspecting? Or a stop at the Clatsop County Historical Museum to learn more about the city’s colorful past.

What reasons would you add? Got a favorite spot to eat, hang out, or tell the world about? Leave a comment!