Culture/History

Culture/History, News

How The Beach Became A Birthright

Story By Claire Hall Photo Above: Trail at Cape Perpetua, Oregon. By Dennis Frates Nothing defines the progressive spirit of Oregon better than the Beach Bill, a state law that grants public access to all of our incomparably beautiful shoreline. The year 2017 marked the 50th birthday of that landmark […]

CTSI—CULTURE DEPT. COLLECTION
Culture/History, Food/Travel

Oregon’s Tribal Beadwork

STORY BY GRACE ELTING CASTLE New interest in both the preservation of existing beadwork and the creation of new pieces ensures that the artful tradition will be passed on to future generations. For many decades, the beautiful beadwork of Oregon’s coastal tribal members was known only to museum visitors or […]

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 […]