Linfield College students to be featured on Oregon Public Broadcasting TV special

A team of Linfield College students and professors will be featured on an Oregon Public Broadcasting television special Thursday, Feb. 28, at 8:30 p.m. and the following Sunday at 6:30 p.m.

OPB’s Oregon Field Guide will highlight an unusual partnership between Linfield College students and dory fishermen based in Pacific City, on the Oregon coast. During the past two years, a Linfield research team has collected oral histories from more than 80 dory fishermen and women, hoping to preserve the cultural history of one of the most unique fishing fleets in the world.

Episodes may also be viewed online one day after the broadcast, at

Launching Through the Surf: The Dory Fleet of Pacific City” was spearheaded by Linfield College, in partnership with the Pacific City Arts Association and the Pacific City Dorymen’s Association.

Read more in the Tillamook Headlight Herald.

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