Culture/History

LOST ON LAWSON CREEK
Culture/History, GOLD BEACH, Outdoor

Lost on Lawson Creek

  Story by GAIL OBERST With the help of a recording from the 1960s, Gail Oberst recalls her family’s harrowing adventure in the Kalmiopsis Wilderness. ADVENTURE CALLS If I had to rely on my childhood memories, I could tell you very little about being lost at the northern edge of […]

Culture/History, Food/Travel

A Logger’s Life

  STORY AND PHOTOS COURTESY RANDY CORRIGAN The author reminisces about adventures with his grandpa as he worked logging operations on the coast and beyond. Not a word to your mother about this,” Grandpa Charlie said to me as we walked across a log raft on the Willamette River at […]

Curiously Short Story of the North Bend/Coos Bay Athletics
COOS BAY - NORTH BEND, Culture/History, Outdoor, Sports

The Curiously Short Story of the North Bend/Coos Bay Athletics

In the early 1970s, minor league baseball had an interesting run on the Oregon Coast, but even a brash owner, good players, and free loot couldn’t bring the fans. story by ERICK MERTZ photos courtesy COOS HISTORY MUSEUM The history of baseball along the Oregon Coast is rich with notable […]