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,…

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,…

Talk of Our Towns, Sept 12, 2019

Happy Pledge Drive!  Donna’s show this week is about the free family event “GET READY NORTH COAST” happening at the Astoria Armory on Saturday, September 14 from 10 am to 2 pm.  Free emergency preparedness gifts, lunch, games, obstacle course, arts and crafts, etc.  Main sponsors are United Way Clatsop County and Northwest Natural and…

Talk of Our Towns, August 21, 2019

Join Donna Quinn as she talks with  Warrenton chiropractor Dr. Robert James, about this Saturday’s First Annual VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Post 10580 Health Fair, that’s happening in Warrenton at the James Chiropractic Spine and Joint Center.  There’ll be free health screenings for school and college age students: vision, hearing and more.

Talk of Our Towns, August 14, 2019

In the first half of this edition of Talk of Our Towns, host Donna Quinn talks with artist and illustrator Sally Lackaff and author Paige Cunningham about their collaboration on a children’s book project. In the second half, Donna talks with Netel Grange officer and caretaker Dave Ambrose about the grange’s fundraiser this month.