Talk of Our Towns

Talk of Our Towns, 06-10-2020

On this weeks episode of Talk of Our Towns, host Donna Q interviews Dick Basch, Vice-Chairman of the Clatsop Nehalem Tribal Council, and Dick’s daughter Charlotte Basch, who is a member of the Clatsop Nehalem and Puyallup communities and is the community education coordinator for the Puyallup tribe.  Learn more about the Clatsop-Nehalem tribe, recently…

Talk of Our Towns, June 3 2020

This Talk of Our Towns host Donna Quinn features Margaret Minnick, Coordinator of the Friends of Cape Falcon Marine Reserve and Joe Liebezeit (pronounced Leeb-uh-zite), Staff Scientist and Avian Conservation Manager for the Portland Audubon Society.  On the table for discussion is the Cape Falcon Marine Reserve, shorebirds and seabirds, upcoming online events and how…

Talk of Our Towns, May 13 2020

Donna’s guest this week is Fisherman and Poet Dave Densmore, aka “Dangerous” Dave Densmore.  He has been a commercial fisherman for over 61 years in the Pacific Northwest and in Alaska.  He has performed at festivals and in schools throughout the country, been in numerous films, on NBC’s “The Today Show, and featured on OPB,…

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Talk of Our Towns, April 29 2020

On this program, Donna Quinn features a rotary telephone interview with Dr. Robert Michael Pyle, who is an American naturalist, writer, teacher, and founder of the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation. He is the author of 23 books, including “Chasing Monarchs,” “Where Bigfoot Walks,” and “Wintergreen,” which won the John Burroughs Medal, as well as…

Talk of Our Towns, Wednesday March 4, 2020

Join host Donna Quinn as she talks about tourism on the north coast of Oregon. Her guests are Nan Devlin, executive director Tillamook Coast Visitors Association, network manager of North Coast Tourism Management Network and co-founder of North Coast Food Trail; and David Reid, executive director of the Astoria Warrenton Chamber of Commerce. 

Talk of Our Towns, Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020

Donna Quinn talks about the upcoming Columbia River Shipwreck Conference sponsored by Columbia River Maritime Museum and the Maritime Archaeological Society happening Saturday, February 8 at CRMM.  Her guests will be Bruce Jones, deputy director of the Columbia River Maritime Museum and Christopher Dewey, president of the Maritime Archaeological Society.

Talk of Our Towns, Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Join  host Donna Quinn as she talks with organizers about the Indivisible North Coast Oregon Summit, happening Saturday, January 18. Guests are Carmen Hammersmith, coordinator of the INCO Summit, and Kathleen MacDonald, coordinator of the March to Win, which follows the summit.

Talk of Our Town, Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019

Join host Donna Quinn as she talks with guests about “Gifts That Make A Difference,” a local fair featuring area non-profits, happening at the Liberty Theater this Saturday.  Donna’s guests are Nakesha Womble, executive director for the Clatsop CASA Program, Joshua Saranpaa, executive director for the Wildlife Center of the North Coast and Jennifer Holen,…