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At The Water's Edge: A Small Coastal Town Strives To Re-Invent Itself

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At The Water's Edge: A Small Coastal Town Strives To Re-Invent Itself

Many rural communities in the Northwest are struggling with changes that have weakened or even eliminated the natural resource-based economy that sustained them for decades.

In this series, JPR's Liam Moriarty takes a look at what's being done in Port Orford, on Oregon's south coast. There, an energetic group of locals is working to create new approaches to community development that they hope will help their town get back on its feet.