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White Shark
History, Outdoor, Travel

When Sharks and Surfers Collide

Story by Cheryl D. Wanner Shark encounters are rare on the Oregon Coast, but they do happen. April 22, 1998, was a perfect day for John Forse of Lincoln City to try out his new surfboard. Arriving at Gleneden Beach and finding blue skies, offshore winds, and a good swell, he […]

Alan Huestis
News, Outdoor, Travel

Sneaker Wave

Luckily, the writer of this harrowing story survived to tell the tale. Please, dear readers, be careful, and NEVER turn your back on the ocean. Story by William York I was vacationing on the Oregon Coast with my wife, my wife’s brother Roy, and Roy’s wife. This was an annual […]

Food, Shopping, Travel

A Baker’s Dozen

Vacation calories don’t count, right? Freshly-made Oregon Coast pastries, breads and other treats are here to entice you. Story by Marie Sherlock When I’m on vacation, I shift into Indulgence Mode. I declare that I am “on holiday”: I sleep in. I dine out. I give myself permission to do […]

Clockwise Robert Potts, Emily Kolkemo, Robert Potts
History, Outdoor, Travel, Wildlife

The Secret World of Sand

The story of sand along the Oregon Coast includes Ice Age floods, shifting dunes, and wartime super-sleuths. Story by Barbara Lee Kids are coated with it after a day at the Oregon Coast, and so is every inch of the family dog. Adults get it in their shoes, and picnic […]