Bicoastal Media’s Popular & Populous Areas: Columbia River, Albany , Eugene/Williamette Valley, Medford/Rogue Valley, & Coos Bay
Bicoastal Media’s largest statewide footprint is in the state of Oregon with 3.5 million people reached by Bicoastal’s 28 dominant radio stations.
Columbia River The Dalles –Hood River is known as one of the world’s most popular windsurfing and kite boarding locations in the summer and Mount Hood is a skiers’ and snowboarders’ paradise in the winter. Seventeen miles east, historic The Dalles is the true end of the Oregon Trail and a famous stopping place for the Lewis and Clark expedition. Now, The Dalles is known as the Oregon home of Google and the fantastic lifestyle of the Gorge has made this area the new focus of high tech in Oregon.
Albany lies in the central part of Oregon’s most populated region, the Willamette Valley. Being a productive agricultural area, the valley was the destination of choice for the emigrants on the Oregon Trail in the 1840s. It has formed the cultural and political heart of Oregon since the days of the Oregon Territory, and is home to 70% of Oregon’s population.
The city of Eugene, about 60 miles east of the Oregon Coast is Oregon’s second largest city after Portland. Eugene is home to the University of Oregon, noted for its natural beauty, activist political leanings, alternative lifestyles, recreation opportunities especially bicycling, rafting and kayaking and arts focus. Eugene’s motto is “The World’s Greatest City of the Arts and Outdoors” and is where businesses like Nike began.
The Greater Medford area, located in the Rogue River Valley, is the professional and retail trade center for eight counties in southern Oregon and Northern California.
Coos Bay – The Bay Area of Oregon, consisting of Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston, is truly unique. Our retailers strike a balance between distinctively-local shops and nationally-known chains. The Oregon Bay Area is a nest for young families to grow in and a haven for retirees to experience living in unspoiled beauty.