Featured Stories

Other Pamplin Media Group sites

Salmon, an inside view

The 23rd annual Salmon Festival at Oxbow Park celebrated the return of the fall chinook salmon to the Sandy
by: Carole Archer, Volunteer Quenton Welch displays the heart of a salmon during a talk on the life cycle of salmon at the Sandy River’s edge to onlookers during the Salmon Festival, which was held Saturday and Sunday at Oxbow Regional Park.

Volunteer Quenton Welch displayed the heart of a salmon during a talk on the life cycle of salmon at the School of Fish at river's edge to onlookers who braved the rain Sunday. Visitors participated in a variety of activities including beading, weaving, drumming, dancing and storytelling. Also, the Warm Springs Indian tribe demonstrated 'stick roasted' salmon at the Wy-Kan-Ush-Pum Village.