Culture/History

Photo by CRAIG TUTTLE
Culture/History, TILLAMOOK

Terrible Tilly

STORY BY RICHARD YATES FEATURED IMAGE BY CRAIG TUTTLE FOR THE FULL PRINT EDITORIAL VERSION OF THE STORY CLICK HERE OVER THE YEARS, ships approaching the mouth of the Columbia River along the northern Oregon coast had to run a gauntlet of natural forces that placed them in grave danger. […]

COURTESY OREGON HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Culture/History

Clipper Ships, Mine Sweepers, & More

STORY BY RICHARD YATES FOR THE FULL PRINT EDITORIAL VERSION OF THE STORY CLICK HERE ASA M. SIMPSON, a young apprentice shipbuilder from Maine, came west with his brother during the California gold rush, but Simpson soon realized that few fortunes could be made grubbing for gold. However, there were […]

Culture/History, Food/Travel

Unique Holiday Tradition – Port Orford Crabbing

It’s December in Port Orford and Christmas is coming, but an event just as important and meaningful is approaching. So much planning and months of work have gone into it—all leading to this one day. The anticipation has been palpable and at last it is here—the opening day of Dungeness […]