Copyright 2014 Theresia Hewitt All Rights Reserved
Photo:  Port of Port Orford.  Fishing Boats are moved in an out of the water by crane, and are "moored" on trailers or "dollies" which move the boats from the crane into their "slip" or parking spot on the dock. The Port is one of Oregon's most interesting to visit.

Port Orford Beacon

Online News
Serving Oregon's Wild Rivers Coast: Port Orford, Sixes, Langlois & Bandon

Deadline Noon Monday
Letters to the editor 250 words, must be submitted by the original writer.
Online Ad prices in progress, ask for information.

Free Pricing Continues:  2.5" x 1.75" Ads are FREE as are Classifieds.  Please, 4 weeks maximum.  pobeacon @ yahoo. com (remove spaces).

Display ads are $20 per week, and must be 900x900 pixels and submitted in .jpg or .png format. 

**$20 includes placement in the Port Orford Beacon for 1 week (Ad is 2 columns wide approx 5x5"), and 1 900x900px individual display ad on Facebook for the week. Facebook boost options available/additional charge.

Letters to the editor rules: First Come First Serve, 250 words, Space available, political or not, and the must be submitted by the writer, include name, city & state.  Thank you.


Find us on: Facebook


Email questions to: (please type in without spaces) pobeacon @ yahoo.com.

This Weeks Port Orford Beacon:

Beacon #0228     August 17, 2016

Beacon #0227     August 10, 2016

Beacon #0226     August 03, 2016

Beacon #0225     July 27, 2016

Beacon #0224     July 20, 2016

Beacon #0223     July 13, 2016

Vacation No Paper #0222     July 6, 2016

Beacon #0221     June 29, 2016

Beacon #0220     June 22, 2016

4th of July Jubilee Schedule for 2016

Beacon #0219     June 15, 2016

Beacon #0218     June 8, 2016

Beacon #0217     June 1, 2016

Beacon #0216     May 25, 2016

Beacon #0215     May 18, 2016

Beacon #0214     May 11, 2016

Beacon #0213     May 04, 2016

Beacon #0212     April 27, 2016

Beacon #0211     April 20, 2016

Beacon #0210     April 13, 2016

Beacon #0209     April 06, 2016

Beacon #0206     March 23, 2016

Beacon #0205     March 16, 2016

Beacon #0204     March 09, 2016

Beacon #0203     March 02, 2016

Beacon #0202     February 24, 2016

Beacon #0201     February 17, 2016

Beacon #0200     February 10, 2016

Beacon #0199     February 03, 2016

Beacon #0198     January 27, 2016

Beacon #0197     January 20, 2016

Beacon #0196     January 13, 2016

Beacon #0195     January 06, 2016

Beacon #0194 December 30, 2015

Beacon #0193 December 23, 2015

Beacon #0192 December 16, 2015

Ever wonder what the flags flying at the Port actually mean? Here's a guide to assist you with the warnings they represent.

small craft


Small Craft Warning
Winds 24 to 38 mph

Gale Warning

Gale Wind Warning
Winds 39 to 54 mph

Storm Warning



Storm Warning
Winds 55 to 73 mph

Hurricane Warning

Hurricane Force Winds
Winds from 74 mph and up

Copyrights 2015 T. Hewitt, Lighthousekeeper / www.PortOrfordBeacon.com - All Rights Reserved